The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 86 91 72
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 14 7 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.28% 0.69% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 0.71% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 20
Average salary £53,750 £57,500 £68,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.52% -16.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £51,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.62%
Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1041 989 1080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.81% 97.15% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 944 828 928
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Architect
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the Kent region.

Architect Salary Trend in Kent

Architect
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Kent region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Kent

Architect
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Kent region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 3 £55,000 - 1
West Malling -6 1 £55,000 -15.38%
Folkestone - 1 £45,000 - 1
Tonbridge - 1 £65,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £62,500 -
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 25 (89.29%) .NET
2 16 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (57.14%) C#
2 16 (57.14%) Windows
3 15 (53.57%) ASP.NET
4 13 (46.43%) IIS
4 13 (46.43%) MSMQ
4 13 (46.43%) Scrum
4 13 (46.43%) Subversion
4 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (46.43%) Puppet
4 13 (46.43%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (46.43%) HAProxy
4 13 (46.43%) SignalR
4 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (46.43%) Git (software)
5 12 (42.86%) DevOps
5 12 (42.86%) Hudson
6 11 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (35.71%) Docker
7 10 (35.71%) PowerShell
7 10 (35.71%) CentOS
7 10 (35.71%) Linux
7 10 (35.71%) SQL
8 9 (32.14%) HTML
8 9 (32.14%) SOA
9 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 8 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 7 (25.00%) ITIL

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 13 (46.43%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (17.86%) SaaS
4 4 (14.29%) PaaS
4 4 (14.29%) Office 365
5 3 (10.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) SAN
2 4 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) SMTP
3 1 (3.57%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) PPP
3 1 (3.57%) SSL
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) Redis
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Subversion
1 13 (46.43%) Git (software)
2 12 (42.86%) Hudson
3 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) ReSharper
4 1 (3.57%) Fiddler
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (89.29%) .NET
2 15 (53.57%) ASP.NET
3 13 (46.43%) MSMQ
3 13 (46.43%) SignalR
3 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (32.14%) HTML
5 6 (21.43%) CSS
6 2 (7.14%) SOAP
6 2 (7.14%) Web Services
6 2 (7.14%) XML
6 2 (7.14%) LINQ
7 1 (3.57%) HTML5
7 1 (3.57%) CSS3
7 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.57%) EDI
7 1 (3.57%) CGI
7 1 (3.57%) SGML
7 1 (3.57%) VRML
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.86%) Thin Client
2 5 (17.86%) Fat Client
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.71%) Blog
4 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.57%) User Experience
5 1 (3.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) CentOS
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Scrum
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) DevOps
3 9 (32.14%) SOA
4 7 (25.00%) ITIL
4 7 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 6 (21.43%) Software Delivery
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (14.29%) Web Development
6 4 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 4 (14.29%) Change Management
7 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.14%) Open Source
8 2 (7.14%) OOD
8 2 (7.14%) SDLC
8 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.14%) OOP
8 2 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) C#
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) PowerShell
3 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) PHP
4 2 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Docker
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (46.43%) Puppet
1 13 (46.43%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (46.43%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 4 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) hybris
Folkestone, Kent
Salt
Salary: Good Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago