The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 2 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 1 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 9.09% 7.69% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.00% 8.33% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Average salary - £70,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Home Counties region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10 60 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 90.91% 92.31% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 50 40
Average salary £32,500 £51,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.27% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Home Counties region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Architect
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the Home Counties region.

Architect Salary Trend in the Home Counties

Architect
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Home Counties region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Market Research
2 1 (33.33%) SQL

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Home Counties region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) VMware