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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 37 45 60
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 20 35 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.71% 6.00% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.80% 6.25% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 8
Average salary £53,500 £38,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.78% -27.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £38,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
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
417 560 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 98.12% 96.05% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 353 465 377
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £34,650
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 28 (60.87%) Risk Management
2 27 (58.70%) Information Security
2 27 (58.70%) Security Architecture
3 25 (54.35%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (54.35%) PCI DSS
3 25 (54.35%) Legal
4 20 (43.48%) Firewall
5 19 (41.30%) Wireless
6 18 (39.13%) CISM
6 18 (39.13%) CISSP
7 7 (15.22%) Finance
8 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
8 6 (13.04%) Banking
8 6 (13.04%) Retail
9 5 (10.87%) ITIL
10 4 (8.70%) BCP
10 4 (8.70%) Business Continuity
10 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (8.70%) Information Management
10 4 (8.70%) Degree
10 4 (8.70%) Business Continuity Planning
10 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (6.52%) Quality Management
11 3 (6.52%) VMware
11 3 (6.52%) Project Management
11 3 (6.52%) SQL
11 3 (6.52%) Oracle

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (2.17%) IIS
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 20 (43.48%) Firewall
2 19 (41.30%) Wireless
3 1 (2.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (54.35%) Legal
2 7 (15.22%) Finance
3 6 (13.04%) Banking
3 6 (13.04%) Retail
3 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 25 (54.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) UNIX
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Risk Management
2 27 (58.70%) Information Security
2 27 (58.70%) Security Architecture
3 5 (10.87%) ITIL
4 4 (8.70%) BCP
4 4 (8.70%) Business Continuity
4 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (8.70%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (8.70%) Information Management
4 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (6.52%) Project Management
5 3 (6.52%) Quality Management
6 2 (4.35%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) CISSP
1 18 (39.13%) CISM
2 4 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (54.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle
1 3 (6.52%) VMware
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £55,000 per annum + bonus (c15%) , pension, shares option +++
Posted: 6 days ago