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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 28 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 27 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 7.48% 6.93% 7.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.80% 7.05% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 21
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
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
346 227 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 95.84% 98.27% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 309 204 264
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 24 (53.33%) Windows
2 23 (51.11%) SQL Server
3 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 18 (40.00%) C#
5 17 (37.78%) XML
6 16 (35.56%) .NET
7 13 (28.89%) VB
7 13 (28.89%) ADO
7 13 (28.89%) .NET Framework
8 12 (26.67%) Service Management
8 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
8 12 (26.67%) Client/Server
8 12 (26.67%) N-Tier
8 12 (26.67%) SDLC
9 11 (24.44%) Linux
10 10 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (17.78%) OO
11 8 (17.78%) OpenText
11 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (15.56%) Process Management
12 7 (15.56%) Kofax
12 7 (15.56%) SAN
12 7 (15.56%) Project Management
12 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
12 7 (15.56%) Business Process Improvement
12 7 (15.56%) Puppet
12 7 (15.56%) Process Improvement
12 7 (15.56%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (15.56%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (13.33%) Content Management

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 6 (13.33%) Documentum
Applications
1 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (11.11%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (11.11%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) XML
2 16 (35.56%) .NET
3 13 (28.89%) ADO
3 13 (28.89%) .NET Framework
4 5 (11.11%) MDX
5 3 (6.67%) WCF
5 3 (6.67%) Silverlight
6 2 (4.44%) jQuery
6 2 (4.44%) LAMP
7 1 (2.22%) XSLT
7 1 (2.22%) SOAP
7 1 (2.22%) Web Services
7 1 (2.22%) OSGi
7 1 (2.22%) REST
7 1 (2.22%) Regular Expression
7 1 (2.22%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Client/Server
1 12 (26.67%) N-Tier
2 5 (11.11%) Replication
2 5 (11.11%) Clustering
2 5 (11.11%) Online Games
3 1 (2.22%) DataPower
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (53.33%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Service Management
1 12 (26.67%) SDLC
2 8 (17.78%) OO
3 7 (15.56%) Project Management
3 7 (15.56%) Process Management
3 7 (15.56%) Business Process Improvement
3 7 (15.56%) Process Improvement
4 6 (13.33%) Content Management
4 6 (13.33%) Document Management
5 5 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 5 (11.11%) ETL
5 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 4 (8.89%) Analytics
6 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.67%) CRM
7 3 (6.67%) Migration
7 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) C#
2 13 (28.89%) VB
3 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
4 5 (11.11%) SQL
4 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) MCP
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Puppet
1 7 (15.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) OpenText
3 7 (15.56%) Kofax
4 6 (13.33%) EMC
5 5 (11.11%) Oracle