The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 40 53 72
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 31 46 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.38% 5.44% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.51% 5.64% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 30 25 8
Average salary £55,000 £38,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.73% -22.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £35,000 £41,400
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £76,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Architect
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
687 816 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.03% 96.45% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 542 703 617
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,792 £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 Leicestershire

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Architect
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Architect Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Architect
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Architect
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +15 22 £55,000 +44.73% 1
Lutterworth - 1 £52,000 - 1
Architect
East Midlands

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 41 (61.19%) Risk Management
2 39 (58.21%) Information Security
2 39 (58.21%) Security Architecture
3 37 (55.22%) PCI DSS
4 32 (47.76%) Firewall
5 31 (46.27%) Wireless
5 31 (46.27%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (44.78%) Legal
6 30 (44.78%) CISSP
6 30 (44.78%) CISM
7 18 (26.87%) Finance
8 16 (23.88%) Windows
9 14 (20.90%) Retail
10 12 (17.91%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (17.91%) Project Management
11 11 (16.42%) Quality Management
11 11 (16.42%) SQL
11 11 (16.42%) Oracle
11 11 (16.42%) UNIX
11 11 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (16.42%) Technical Architecture
11 11 (16.42%) TOGAF
11 11 (16.42%) VMware
12 7 (10.45%) Back Office
12 7 (10.45%) E-Commerce
13 6 (8.96%) Active Directory
13 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
13 6 (8.96%) Banking
14 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
15 4 (5.97%) Microsoft

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (7.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Office 365
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (47.76%) Firewall
2 31 (46.27%) Wireless
3 1 (1.49%) VLAN
3 1 (1.49%) PBX
3 1 (1.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
General
1 30 (44.78%) Legal
2 18 (26.87%) Finance
3 14 (20.90%) Retail
4 7 (10.45%) Back Office
5 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
5 6 (8.96%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 31 (46.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.49%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.88%) Windows
2 11 (16.42%) UNIX
3 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (61.19%) Risk Management
2 39 (58.21%) Information Security
2 39 (58.21%) Security Architecture
3 12 (17.91%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (17.91%) Project Management
4 11 (16.42%) Quality Management
4 11 (16.42%) Technical Architecture
4 11 (16.42%) TOGAF
5 7 (10.45%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.97%) ITIL
6 4 (5.97%) Migration
7 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.99%) ERP
8 1 (1.49%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.49%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.49%) Workflow
8 1 (1.49%) Contact Management
8 1 (1.49%) Service Management
8 1 (1.49%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (44.78%) CISSP
1 30 (44.78%) CISM
2 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (55.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Windows Intune
2 1 (1.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Oracle
1 11 (16.42%) VMware
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
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ASDA
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £55,000 per annum + bonus, pension, shares option +++
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + OT
Posted: 10 days ago