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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 22 20 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 21 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 8.54% 9.87% 4.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.75% 10.03% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 13 29 15
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +3.30%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
240 309 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 97.56% 98.41% 99.30%
Number of salaries quoted 203 291 388
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 1 October 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
3 16 (51.61%) SAN
3 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
4 13 (41.94%) Web Services
5 11 (35.48%) Middleware
5 11 (35.48%) Java
5 11 (35.48%) IIS
5 11 (35.48%) Firewall
6 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
6 10 (32.26%) SOA
7 9 (29.03%) LAN
7 9 (29.03%) WAN
7 9 (29.03%) Citrix
7 9 (29.03%) Benchmarking
7 9 (29.03%) Linux
7 9 (29.03%) UNIX
7 9 (29.03%) VMware
7 9 (29.03%) Clustering
7 9 (29.03%) Identity Management
7 9 (29.03%) Finance
7 9 (29.03%) Asset Management
7 9 (29.03%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (29.03%) Load Balancing
7 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (29.03%) NAS
7 9 (29.03%) NoSQL
7 9 (29.03%) SIEM
8 8 (25.81%) TOGAF

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 11 (35.48%) IIS
2 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.90%) Apache Pig
3 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.45%) Apache
4 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) SAN
2 11 (35.48%) Firewall
3 9 (29.03%) LAN
3 9 (29.03%) WAN
3 9 (29.03%) NAS
4 6 (19.35%) DNS
4 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
4 6 (19.35%) VPN
5 2 (6.45%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (6.45%) Wireshark
5 2 (6.45%) LDAP
5 2 (6.45%) SSL
5 2 (6.45%) HTTP
5 2 (6.45%) Kerberos
5 2 (6.45%) X.509
6 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (29.03%) NoSQL
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (12.90%) Hadoop
4 4 (12.90%) Apache Hive
4 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
4 4 (12.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (12.90%) Big Data
5 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.23%) DB2
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (9.68%) Subversion
2 2 (6.45%) Fiddler
3 1 (3.23%) Gradle
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) Web Services
2 11 (35.48%) Middleware
3 8 (25.81%) XML
4 7 (22.58%) Java EE
5 6 (19.35%) REST
6 5 (16.13%) .NET
6 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
6 5 (16.13%) SOAP
6 5 (16.13%) JSON
6 5 (16.13%) Ajax
7 4 (12.90%) jQuery
8 3 (9.68%) Apache Camel
8 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (9.68%) OSGi
8 3 (9.68%) HTML
8 3 (9.68%) WCF
9 2 (6.45%) OAuth
9 2 (6.45%) WSH
9 2 (6.45%) SAML
9 2 (6.45%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Clustering
2 3 (9.68%) DataPower
2 3 (9.68%) Replication
2 3 (9.68%) Cryptography
3 2 (6.45%) PKI
3 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) Open Source
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 9 (29.03%) UNIX
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) SOA
2 9 (29.03%) Benchmarking
2 9 (29.03%) Identity Management
2 9 (29.03%) Asset Management
2 9 (29.03%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (29.03%) Load Balancing
2 9 (29.03%) SIEM
3 8 (25.81%) TOGAF
4 7 (22.58%) UML
5 6 (19.35%) TDD
6 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.90%) Information Security
7 4 (12.90%) ITIL
7 4 (12.90%) ETL
7 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
7 4 (12.90%) Web Application Development
8 3 (9.68%) DevOps
8 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.68%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) C#
4 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
4 4 (12.90%) Groovy
4 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
5 3 (9.68%) Scala
6 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Sun Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MCP
3 1 (3.23%) MCSD
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) MCPD
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) KVM
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (19.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) Citrix
2 9 (29.03%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle
4 3 (9.68%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (6.45%) ForgeRock
6 1 (3.23%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) Dell
6 1 (3.23%) JBoss
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £Negotiable DoE + top benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
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