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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 49 37 65
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +28
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 6 25 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.31% 5.21% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 5.54% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5 24 5
Average salary £75,000 £51,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.34% -10.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £42,500 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £145,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
441 451 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 96.29% 93.96% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 365 400 556
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Preston -3 3 £70,000 +27.27%
Chorley - 2 £145,000 -
Blackburn - 1 - -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (31.82%) Java
1 7 (31.82%) TOGAF
1 7 (31.82%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (27.27%) Zachman Framework
2 6 (27.27%) J2EE
2 6 (27.27%) SOA
2 6 (27.27%) GIS
3 4 (18.18%) MVC
3 4 (18.18%) HTML
4 3 (13.64%) Open Source
4 3 (13.64%) Scala
4 3 (13.64%) HTML5
4 3 (13.64%) BDD
4 3 (13.64%) REST
4 3 (13.64%) Akka
4 3 (13.64%) Play Framework
4 3 (13.64%) JSON
4 3 (13.64%) Spring
4 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) Zend
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) PHP
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle
4 3 (13.64%) Web Services
4 3 (13.64%) CSS
4 3 (13.64%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle EBS

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) J2EE
2 4 (18.18%) HTML
3 3 (13.64%) HTML5
3 3 (13.64%) REST
3 3 (13.64%) Akka
3 3 (13.64%) Play Framework
3 3 (13.64%) JSON
3 3 (13.64%) Spring
3 3 (13.64%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) CSS
3 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
4 2 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.55%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) EJB
5 1 (4.55%) JSP
5 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) GIS
2 3 (13.64%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) TOGAF
1 7 (31.82%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (27.27%) Zachman Framework
2 6 (27.27%) SOA
3 4 (18.18%) MVC
4 3 (13.64%) BDD
4 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) Identity Management
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) ERP
5 2 (9.09%) Logistics
6 1 (4.55%) Data Management
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Brand Management
6 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) Scala
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.64%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) MCTS
1 1 (4.55%) MCITP
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) NCIE
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Zend
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
1 3 (13.64%) Citrix
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (4.55%) Veeam
3 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
3 1 (4.55%) CommVault
3 1 (4.55%) NetApp
3 1 (4.55%) Symantec
3 1 (4.55%) IBM