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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 33 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 24 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 5.77% 2.52% 3.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.93% 2.60% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 11
Average salary £55,000 £42,128 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.55% -19.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,128 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
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
405 385 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.36% 96.98% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 357 352 323
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
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 22 September 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Leicester

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 23 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 16 (34.78%) SQL
3 15 (32.61%) CISSP
3 15 (32.61%) CISM
3 15 (32.61%) Information Security
3 15 (32.61%) PCI DSS
4 14 (30.43%) Security Architecture
4 14 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (30.43%) Legal
4 14 (30.43%) Firewall
4 14 (30.43%) Wireless
5 12 (26.09%) Finance
6 11 (23.91%) TOGAF
6 11 (23.91%) Windows
7 9 (19.57%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (19.57%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (19.57%) MDX
7 9 (19.57%) T-SQL
7 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
7 9 (19.57%) OLAP
7 9 (19.57%) Project Management
7 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
7 9 (19.57%) Business Analysis
7 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (19.57%) Quality Management
8 8 (17.39%) Data Analysis
8 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) SaaS
2 4 (8.70%) Office 365
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) Firewall
1 14 (30.43%) Wireless
2 4 (8.70%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) PBX
3 1 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
1 9 (19.57%) OLAP
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 14 (30.43%) Legal
2 12 (26.09%) Finance
3 5 (10.87%) Back Office
4 4 (8.70%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 15 (32.61%) Information Security
3 14 (30.43%) Security Architecture
4 11 (23.91%) TOGAF
5 9 (19.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (19.57%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (19.57%) Project Management
5 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (19.57%) Business Analysis
5 9 (19.57%) Quality Management
6 8 (17.39%) Data Analysis
6 8 (17.39%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (8.70%) Migration
7 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.52%) ITIL
8 3 (6.52%) SOA
8 3 (6.52%) ETL
8 3 (6.52%) RAD
8 3 (6.52%) PRINCE
8 3 (6.52%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) SQL
2 9 (19.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) CISSP
1 15 (32.61%) CISM
2 3 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.17%) MCTS
3 1 (2.17%) MCITP
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (32.61%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Windows Intune
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) VMware
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) Google
4 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.17%) SAP
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