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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 91 69 30
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -39
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 5 27 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.50% 2.43% 6.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 2.49% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 46
Average salary £57,500 £68,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.36% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
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
965 1086 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.08% 97.75% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 802 934 685
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2014.

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 2014. 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
West Malling - 2 £65,000 -
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 19 (45.24%) SQL Server
3 15 (35.71%) Degree
4 13 (30.95%) .NET
4 13 (30.95%) Windows
4 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
6 10 (23.81%) Windows 8
6 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
7 9 (21.43%) CRM
7 9 (21.43%) SAP
7 9 (21.43%) Finance
7 9 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (19.05%) C#
9 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (16.67%) Cisco
9 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (16.67%) SOA
9 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
10 6 (14.29%) TypeScript
10 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 6 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (14.29%) Project Management
10 6 (14.29%) Network Design

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 7 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
4 4 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (2.38%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) Office 365
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) HTTP
2 4 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (4.76%) SAN
4 1 (2.38%) LAN
4 1 (2.38%) WAN
4 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (45.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (9.52%) RDBMS
3 4 (9.52%) MySQL
3 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) BODI
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 6 (14.29%) ReSharper
1 6 (14.29%) Fiddler
2 4 (9.52%) Eclipse
2 4 (9.52%) NetBeans
2 4 (9.52%) Maven
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) .NET
2 6 (14.29%) MDX
2 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 6 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (9.52%) Dojo
3 4 (9.52%) Spring
4 2 (4.76%) CSS
4 2 (4.76%) HTML
5 1 (2.38%) JAX-WS
5 1 (2.38%) Web Services
5 1 (2.38%) XML
5 1 (2.38%) XSLT
5 1 (2.38%) XML Schema
5 1 (2.38%) JAXB
5 1 (2.38%) JMX
5 1 (2.38%) JSF
5 1 (2.38%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.52%) Open Source
3 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.38%) e-Health
3 1 (2.38%) PKI
3 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Windows 8
3 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.52%) Mac OS X
4 4 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (2.38%) UNIX
6 1 (2.38%) Solaris
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
2 9 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (21.43%) CRM
3 7 (16.67%) SOA
3 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (14.29%) Workflow
4 6 (14.29%) Project Management
4 6 (14.29%) Network Design
4 6 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 6 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 6 (14.29%) Use Case
5 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 4 (9.52%) Coaching
5 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL
6 2 (4.76%) ETL
6 2 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Data Privacy
7 1 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) C#
2 6 (14.29%) TypeScript
3 5 (11.90%) Java
3 5 (11.90%) SQL
4 4 (9.52%) VB
4 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Degree
2 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (14.29%) MCITP
4 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (11.90%) MCSE
5 4 (9.52%) CCNA
6 1 (2.38%) CCDP
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.38%) MCSA
6 1 (2.38%) CCNP
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.38%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Xen
2 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.38%) XenApp
2 1 (2.38%) vSphere
2 1 (2.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) SCOM
1 1 (2.38%) SCVMM
1 1 (2.38%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) SAP
3 7 (16.67%) Cisco
4 5 (11.90%) Oracle
5 4 (9.52%) Citrix
5 4 (9.52%) Avaya
5 4 (9.52%) Apple
6 3 (7.14%) VMware
7 2 (4.76%) Dell
8 1 (2.38%) Sun
8 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.38%) Cognos
8 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.38%) Websense
8 1 (2.38%) Informatica
8 1 (2.38%) NetApp