The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 56 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 6 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.27% 1.44% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.53% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 11
Average salary £68,750 £75,000 £51,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +46.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £81,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +0.81%
Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
445 457 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 94.28% 94.03% 97.96%
Number of salaries quoted 357 407 420
Average salary £37,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.46% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Architect
North West

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Architect
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Architect Salary Trend in Lancashire

Architect
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Architect
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Chorley - 3 £72,500 -
Preston +1 2 £55,000 -25.42% 1
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (63.64%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
3 4 (36.36%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) Business Development
4 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 3 (27.27%) Middleware
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
5 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) J2EE
5 2 (18.18%) GIS
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
6 1 (9.09%) IT Governance
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (9.09%) Logistics
6 1 (9.09%) MCTS
6 1 (9.09%) MCITP
6 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
6 1 (9.09%) SCCM
6 1 (9.09%) SCOM
6 1 (9.09%) Time Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
6 1 (9.09%) Visualisation

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) EJB
3 1 (9.09%) JSP
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
1 2 (18.18%) GIS
2 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
2 4 (36.36%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Business Development
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
5 1 (9.09%) MOF
5 1 (9.09%) Data Management
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) IT Governance
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (9.09%) MCTS
1 1 (9.09%) MCITP
1 1 (9.09%) NCIE
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) EMC
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) CommVault
2 1 (9.09%) NetApp
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
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