The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 42 36 46
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 21 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.39% 4.93% 3.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.47% 5.08% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 10
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,250 £59,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
Architect
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich 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
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
470 295 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 98.33% 97.04% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 426 226 294
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Architect
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Architect Salary Trend in Ipswich

Architect
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 26 (49.06%) SQL Server
2 22 (41.51%) C#
3 21 (39.62%) OO
3 21 (39.62%) SQL
3 21 (39.62%) T-SQL
3 21 (39.62%) Replication
4 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
5 18 (33.96%) Clustering
5 18 (33.96%) Load Balancing
6 16 (30.19%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (22.64%) Windows
8 11 (20.75%) Linux
8 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
8 11 (20.75%) Service Management
8 11 (20.75%) Data Mining
8 11 (20.75%) Games
8 11 (20.75%) Online Games
8 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
9 10 (18.87%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (15.09%) SAN
10 8 (15.09%) Business Analysis
10 8 (15.09%) Business Transformation
11 7 (13.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (13.21%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (13.21%) Puppet
12 6 (11.32%) OLTP
12 6 (11.32%) iGaming
12 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
13 5 (9.43%) Middleware
13 5 (9.43%) .NET

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.87%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (13.21%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) SAN
2 1 (1.89%) NAS
2 1 (1.89%) LAN
2 1 (1.89%) WAN
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (49.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.75%) Data Mining
3 6 (11.32%) OLTP
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Ant
1 4 (7.55%) Subversion
1 4 (7.55%) FxCop
1 4 (7.55%) StyleCop
1 4 (7.55%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (7.55%) SonarQube
1 4 (7.55%) NuGet
1 4 (7.55%) MSBuild
General
1 11 (20.75%) Games
2 6 (11.32%) iGaming
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) Middleware
1 5 (9.43%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) J2EE
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (39.62%) Replication
2 18 (33.96%) Clustering
3 11 (20.75%) Online Games
4 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Windows
2 11 (20.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) OO
2 18 (33.96%) Load Balancing
3 16 (30.19%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (20.75%) Service Management
5 8 (15.09%) Business Analysis
5 8 (15.09%) Business Transformation
6 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.55%) UML
7 4 (7.55%) SOA
7 4 (7.55%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (7.55%) TOGAF
7 4 (7.55%) Automated Testing
7 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.55%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.89%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (1.89%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (1.89%) DNA
9 1 (1.89%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) C#
2 21 (39.62%) SQL
2 21 (39.62%) T-SQL
3 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
4 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) MCPD
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (13.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) VMware
3 1 (1.89%) Citrix