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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 27 28 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 31 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 8.83% 7.72% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.06% 8.12% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 2
Average salary £62,500 £75,000 £56,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +32.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £53,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £60,150
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
342 271 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 97.44% 95.09% 98.40%
Number of salaries quoted 273 203 273
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 March 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 37 (56.92%) SQL Server
2 28 (43.08%) SQL
3 26 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 24 (36.92%) C#
4 24 (36.92%) Replication
5 23 (35.38%) T-SQL
5 23 (35.38%) OO
6 22 (33.85%) Clustering
6 22 (33.85%) Load Balancing
7 18 (27.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (26.15%) Middleware
9 16 (24.62%) Windows
10 14 (21.54%) SAN
11 13 (20.00%) Web Services
12 11 (16.92%) SOA
12 11 (16.92%) NoSQL
13 10 (15.38%) Firewall
13 10 (15.38%) IIS
14 9 (13.85%) UNIX
14 9 (13.85%) Benchmarking
14 9 (13.85%) Active Directory
14 9 (13.85%) Citrix
14 9 (13.85%) LAN
14 9 (13.85%) WAN
14 9 (13.85%) Identity Management
14 9 (13.85%) Finance
14 9 (13.85%) VMware
14 9 (13.85%) Asset Management
14 9 (13.85%) TOGAF
14 9 (13.85%) Penetration Testing

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 10 (15.38%) IIS
2 6 (9.23%) Apache Pig
3 4 (6.15%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (4.62%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.62%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.62%) JBoss
4 3 (4.62%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.62%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.54%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) SAN
2 10 (15.38%) Firewall
3 9 (13.85%) NAS
3 9 (13.85%) LAN
3 9 (13.85%) WAN
4 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.69%) VPN
4 5 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (1.54%) SSL
5 1 (1.54%) HTTP
5 1 (1.54%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.54%) LDAP
5 1 (1.54%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.54%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.54%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (56.92%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.92%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.77%) OLTP
4 6 (9.23%) Hadoop
4 6 (9.23%) Apache Hive
4 6 (9.23%) MongoDB
4 6 (9.23%) Big Data
4 6 (9.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (9.23%) Data Mining
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Subversion
2 4 (6.15%) Ant
2 4 (6.15%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.15%) FxCop
2 4 (6.15%) StyleCop
2 4 (6.15%) MSBuild
2 4 (6.15%) NuGet
3 3 (4.62%) Gradle
3 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.62%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.54%) Fiddler
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Games
3 6 (9.23%) iGaming
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.15%) Middleware
2 13 (20.00%) Web Services
3 8 (12.31%) XML
3 8 (12.31%) REST
4 7 (10.77%) SOAP
4 7 (10.77%) Ajax
5 6 (9.23%) jQuery
5 6 (9.23%) Java EE
6 5 (7.69%) JSON
6 5 (7.69%) OSGi
6 5 (7.69%) Apache Camel
6 5 (7.69%) .NET
7 3 (4.62%) J2EE
7 3 (4.62%) Spring
7 3 (4.62%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (3.08%) HTML
9 1 (1.54%) SAML
9 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.54%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (36.92%) Replication
2 22 (33.85%) Clustering
3 6 (9.23%) Online Games
4 5 (7.69%) DataPower
5 3 (4.62%) Open Source
5 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.54%) User Experience
6 1 (1.54%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.54%) PKI
6 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Windows
2 9 (13.85%) UNIX
3 6 (9.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) OO
2 22 (33.85%) Load Balancing
3 18 (27.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (16.92%) SOA
5 9 (13.85%) Identity Management
5 9 (13.85%) Asset Management
5 9 (13.85%) Benchmarking
5 9 (13.85%) SIEM
5 9 (13.85%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (13.85%) TOGAF
5 9 (13.85%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (12.31%) Business Analysis
6 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (12.31%) UML
7 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.77%) TDD
8 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
8 6 (9.23%) Web Application Development
8 6 (9.23%) Business Transformation
9 4 (6.15%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.08%) SQL
2 24 (36.92%) C#
3 23 (35.38%) T-SQL
4 8 (12.31%) PowerShell
5 7 (10.77%) Java
6 6 (9.23%) Groovy
7 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.62%) Scala
8 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.08%) MCPD
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.54%) HND
3 1 (1.54%) Degree
3 1 (1.54%) VCP4
System Software
1 9 (13.85%) Active Directory
1 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Puppet
1 5 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) Citrix
2 9 (13.85%) VMware
3 6 (9.23%) Oracle
4 3 (4.62%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) Siemens
5 1 (1.54%) ForgeRock
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