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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 26 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 41 38 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 9.01% 12.34% 8.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.26% 12.79% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 15
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £55,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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
443 297 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 97.36% 96.43% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 392 237 207
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

Architect Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 54 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (64.00%) TDD
3 43 (57.33%) JavaScript
4 39 (52.00%) jQuery
5 38 (50.67%) Amazon EC2
5 38 (50.67%) LAMP
5 38 (50.67%) PHP
5 38 (50.67%) MySQL
5 38 (50.67%) Mentoring
6 29 (38.67%) Linux
7 15 (20.00%) Windows
8 13 (17.33%) XML
9 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
10 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
10 10 (13.33%) VB
10 10 (13.33%) .NET
10 10 (13.33%) C#
10 10 (13.33%) Java
10 10 (13.33%) .NET Framework
10 10 (13.33%) Windows Server
11 9 (12.00%) Java EE
11 9 (12.00%) ADO
12 8 (10.67%) Service Management
13 7 (9.33%) Client/Server
13 7 (9.33%) N-Tier
13 7 (9.33%) SDLC
13 7 (9.33%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (8.00%) HTML5
14 6 (8.00%) OOD
14 6 (8.00%) OO

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (6.67%) Documentum
1 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.67%) Apache
2 2 (2.67%) IIS
2 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 38 (50.67%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.67%) IaaS
4 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.33%) PaaS
5 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) SAN
2 3 (4.00%) HTTP
2 3 (4.00%) SSL
3 2 (2.67%) BIG-IP
3 2 (2.67%) DHCP
3 2 (2.67%) DNS
3 2 (2.67%) Firewall
3 2 (2.67%) IPv6
3 2 (2.67%) VPN
4 1 (1.33%) IPsec
4 1 (1.33%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.33%) LDAP
4 1 (1.33%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (50.67%) MySQL
2 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.67%) Big Data
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.33%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.33%) OLAP
4 1 (1.33%) QlikView
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (1.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (52.00%) jQuery
2 38 (50.67%) LAMP
3 13 (17.33%) XML
4 10 (13.33%) .NET
4 10 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 9 (12.00%) ADO
5 9 (12.00%) Java EE
6 6 (8.00%) HTML
6 6 (8.00%) HTML5
7 4 (5.33%) CSS
7 4 (5.33%) CSS3
7 4 (5.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.67%) REST
8 2 (2.67%) SOAP
8 2 (2.67%) Web Services
9 1 (1.33%) Apache Camel
9 1 (1.33%) J2EE
9 1 (1.33%) J2SE
9 1 (1.33%) OSGi
9 1 (1.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Client/Server
1 7 (9.33%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (9.33%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.33%) User Experience
3 3 (4.00%) DataPower
4 2 (2.67%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.67%) MPEG
5 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.67%) Linux
2 15 (20.00%) Windows
3 10 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (64.00%) TDD
3 38 (50.67%) Mentoring
4 8 (10.67%) Service Management
5 7 (9.33%) SDLC
6 6 (8.00%) Document Management
6 6 (8.00%) OO
6 6 (8.00%) OOD
6 6 (8.00%) TOGAF
7 5 (6.67%) Content Management
8 4 (5.33%) Process Management
8 4 (5.33%) SOA
9 3 (4.00%) Information Architecture
9 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 3 (4.00%) UML
10 2 (2.67%) Business Process Improvement
10 2 (2.67%) High Availability
10 2 (2.67%) Identity Access Management
10 2 (2.67%) Waterfall
10 2 (2.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (57.33%) JavaScript
2 38 (50.67%) PHP
3 10 (13.33%) C#
3 10 (13.33%) Java
3 10 (13.33%) VB
4 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.67%) SQL
5 2 (2.67%) Tcl
6 1 (1.33%) Groovy
6 1 (1.33%) Scala
6 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) MCP
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.33%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) iptables
2 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.67%) vSphere
3 1 (1.33%) Docker
3 1 (1.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.67%) EMC
3 3 (4.00%) Kofax
4 2 (2.67%) Cisco
4 2 (2.67%) F5
4 2 (2.67%) VMware
5 1 (1.33%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.33%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.33%) IBM
5 1 (1.33%) Netezza
5 1 (1.33%) SAP
5 1 (1.33%) Tableau
5 1 (1.33%) Teradata
5 1 (1.33%) Trillium