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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 53 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 4 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.98% 3.45% 3.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 3.53% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 3
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
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
395 539 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.05% 97.82% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 322 477 317
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £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 29 July 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 5 (33.33%) Firewall
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) SDLC
2 4 (26.67%) Wireless
2 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
2 4 (26.67%) CISM
2 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (26.67%) CISSP
2 4 (26.67%) BCP
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
2 4 (26.67%) Information Security
2 4 (26.67%) Legal
2 4 (26.67%) Information Management
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
2 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (13.33%) CSS

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (6.67%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Legal
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) WCF
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) EqualLogic
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) BCP
1 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
1 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
1 4 (26.67%) Information Security
1 4 (26.67%) Information Management
1 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
1 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity Planning
1 4 (26.67%) SDLC
2 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (6.67%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
3 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) C++
2 2 (13.33%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CISSP
1 4 (26.67%) CISM
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Dell
2 1 (6.67%) NetApp
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
Leicester, Leicestershire
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