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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 82 77 69
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 15 26 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.37% 2.35% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 2.40% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 22
Average salary £62,500 £53,750 £66,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -18.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,180 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.30%
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
1033 1083 1031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.34% 98.01% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 921 931 882
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £62,500 -
Tonbridge - 2 £65,000 -
West Malling -3 1 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Maidstone - 1 £60,000 - 1
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (57.69%) C#
4 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET
5 13 (50.00%) IIS
5 13 (50.00%) MSMQ
5 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (50.00%) Subversion
5 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 13 (50.00%) Puppet
5 13 (50.00%) SignalR
5 13 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (50.00%) HAProxy
5 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (46.15%) DevOps
6 12 (46.15%) Hudson
6 12 (46.15%) Scrum
7 11 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (38.46%) PowerShell
8 10 (38.46%) CentOS
8 10 (38.46%) Docker
8 10 (38.46%) Linux
9 9 (34.62%) SOA
9 9 (34.62%) ITIL
9 9 (34.62%) HTML
10 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
10 8 (30.77%) SQL
11 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
11 7 (26.92%) Data Centre

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (11.54%) SaaS
4 2 (7.69%) PaaS
4 2 (7.69%) Office 365
5 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) VoIP
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) SMTP
3 1 (3.85%) HTTP
3 1 (3.85%) PPP
3 1 (3.85%) SSL
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Redis
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Subversion
1 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (46.15%) Hudson
3 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) ReSharper
4 1 (3.85%) Fiddler
4 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 13 (50.00%) MSMQ
3 13 (50.00%) SignalR
3 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (34.62%) HTML
5 6 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (11.54%) SOAP
7 2 (7.69%) LINQ
8 1 (3.85%) HTML5
8 1 (3.85%) CSS3
8 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.85%) Web Services
8 1 (3.85%) XML
8 1 (3.85%) EDI
8 1 (3.85%) CGI
8 1 (3.85%) SGML
8 1 (3.85%) VRML
8 1 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Thin Client
3 3 (11.54%) Blog
3 3 (11.54%) Fat Client
4 2 (7.69%) Social Media
4 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (7.69%) User Experience
4 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) CentOS
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Scrum
2 12 (46.15%) DevOps
3 9 (34.62%) SOA
3 9 (34.62%) ITIL
4 6 (23.08%) Software Delivery
5 5 (19.23%) TOGAF
6 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 4 (15.38%) Change Management
7 3 (11.54%) Web Development
7 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.69%) Open Source
8 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (7.69%) SDLC
8 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Content Management
8 2 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) PowerShell
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) PHP
4 2 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) CISSP
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Docker
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) Puppet
1 13 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (50.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) NetApp
4 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
Maidstone
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum £50k + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Kent
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 16 days ago