The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 51 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 9 26 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.07% 4.51% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 4.75% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 9
Average salary £53,500 £42,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.14% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,305 £38,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+6.12% +2.08%
Architect
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
423 547 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.24% 94.97% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 364 464 372
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Architect
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Architect Salary Trend in Leicester

Architect
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Leicester

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 18 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 17 (50.00%) Legal
2 17 (50.00%) Information Security
2 17 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 17 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 15 (44.12%) Firewall
4 14 (41.18%) Wireless
5 13 (38.24%) CISM
5 13 (38.24%) CISSP
6 5 (14.71%) ITIL
7 4 (11.76%) BCP
7 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (11.76%) Degree
7 4 (11.76%) Retail
7 4 (11.76%) Information Management
7 4 (11.76%) Finance
7 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
7 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity Planning
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.82%) Banking
8 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
9 1 (2.94%) Time Management
9 1 (2.94%) VLAN
9 1 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.94%) TOGAF
9 1 (2.94%) Clustering
9 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
9 1 (2.94%) IIS

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 (2.94%) IIS
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) Firewall
2 14 (41.18%) Wireless
3 1 (2.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (50.00%) Legal
2 4 (11.76%) Retail
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Clustering
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 17 (50.00%) Information Security
1 17 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 5 (14.71%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) BCP
3 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (11.76%) Information Management
3 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
3 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.94%) Time Management
4 1 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) TOGAF
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) CISM
1 13 (38.24%) CISSP
2 4 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago