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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 21 15 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 32 42 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 10.46% 12.14% 2.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.96% 12.35% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 24 37 4
Average salary £58,750 £67,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.96% +3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.30%
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
292 340 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 95.42% 98.27% 99.70%
Number of salaries quoted 224 321 305
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,800 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,500
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 20 November 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 31 (67.39%) Windows
2 27 (58.70%) SQL Server
3 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
4 25 (54.35%) SAN
5 20 (43.48%) Middleware
6 19 (41.30%) Firewall
7 18 (39.13%) IIS
8 17 (36.96%) Web Services
8 17 (36.96%) Active Directory
8 17 (36.96%) Clustering
8 17 (36.96%) Load Balancing
9 16 (34.78%) Enterprise Architecture
9 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (34.78%) NAS
9 16 (34.78%) Finance
9 16 (34.78%) VMware
9 16 (34.78%) Asset Management
9 16 (34.78%) Penetration Testing
9 16 (34.78%) Citrix
9 16 (34.78%) Identity Management
9 16 (34.78%) Benchmarking
9 16 (34.78%) LAN
9 16 (34.78%) WAN
9 16 (34.78%) SIEM
10 15 (32.61%) SQL
11 14 (30.43%) UNIX
11 14 (30.43%) NoSQL
12 13 (28.26%) Linux
13 11 (23.91%) XML
13 11 (23.91%) SOA

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 18 (39.13%) IIS
2 6 (13.04%) Apache Pig
3 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
4 4 (8.70%) OpenStack
5 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
5 3 (6.52%) JBoss
5 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
6 2 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (54.35%) SAN
2 19 (41.30%) Firewall
3 16 (34.78%) NAS
3 16 (34.78%) LAN
3 16 (34.78%) WAN
4 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
4 9 (19.57%) VPN
4 9 (19.57%) DNS
5 3 (6.52%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (4.35%) Wireshark
6 2 (4.35%) LDAP
6 2 (4.35%) X.509
6 2 (4.35%) SSL
6 2 (4.35%) HTTP
6 2 (4.35%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (58.70%) SQL Server
2 14 (30.43%) NoSQL
3 6 (13.04%) Big Data
3 6 (13.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (13.04%) Hadoop
3 6 (13.04%) Apache Hive
3 6 (13.04%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.17%) DB2
5 1 (2.17%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
1 5 (10.87%) Subversion
2 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.52%) SoapUI
2 3 (6.52%) Gradle
2 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.35%) Fiddler
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (43.48%) Middleware
2 17 (36.96%) Web Services
3 11 (23.91%) XML
4 8 (17.39%) JSON
4 8 (17.39%) REST
5 7 (15.22%) SOAP
5 7 (15.22%) Java EE
5 7 (15.22%) Ajax
6 6 (13.04%) jQuery
7 5 (10.87%) OSGi
7 5 (10.87%) Apache Camel
8 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (6.52%) Spring
8 3 (6.52%) WCF
8 3 (6.52%) HTML
8 3 (6.52%) .NET
8 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
9 2 (4.35%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.96%) Clustering
2 10 (21.74%) Replication
3 5 (10.87%) DataPower
4 3 (6.52%) Open Source
4 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.52%) User Experience
5 2 (4.35%) Cryptography
5 2 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (67.39%) Windows
2 14 (30.43%) UNIX
3 13 (28.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Load Balancing
2 16 (34.78%) Penetration Testing
2 16 (34.78%) Enterprise Architecture
2 16 (34.78%) Asset Management
2 16 (34.78%) SIEM
2 16 (34.78%) Benchmarking
2 16 (34.78%) Identity Management
3 11 (23.91%) SOA
3 11 (23.91%) TOGAF
4 8 (17.39%) UML
5 7 (15.22%) OO
5 7 (15.22%) ITIL
5 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.22%) TDD
5 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (13.04%) Web Application Development
6 6 (13.04%) Information Security
7 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) SQL
2 10 (21.74%) C#
2 10 (21.74%) Java
3 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
3 7 (15.22%) T-SQL
4 6 (13.04%) Groovy
5 5 (10.87%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.52%) Scala
8 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.52%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.17%) HND
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (36.96%) Active Directory
2 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) Puppet
1 9 (19.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 16 (34.78%) Citrix
2 16 (34.78%) VMware
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle
4 3 (6.52%) IBM
4 3 (6.52%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.35%) ForgeRock
6 1 (2.17%) Siemens