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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 66 52 66
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 6 36 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.84% 3.79% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 3.88% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 26 4
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.30%
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
686 927 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 96.35% 97.68% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 547 807 596
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 5 August 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 5 August 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 -7 5 £47,500 -13.63%
Architect
East Midlands

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 11 (42.31%) Firewall
2 10 (38.46%) Wireless
2 10 (38.46%) Information Security
2 10 (38.46%) PCI DSS
2 10 (38.46%) Security Architecture
3 9 (34.62%) CISM
3 9 (34.62%) CISSP
4 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
4 8 (30.77%) Retail
5 7 (26.92%) C#
6 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
7 5 (19.23%) SQL
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
8 4 (15.38%) HTML
8 4 (15.38%) WCF
8 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
9 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity Planning
9 3 (11.54%) Sage CRM
9 3 (11.54%) Sage 200
9 3 (11.54%) SDLC
9 3 (11.54%) HTML5
9 3 (11.54%) QA
9 3 (11.54%) WPF
9 3 (11.54%) Silverlight
9 3 (11.54%) jQuery
9 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (11.54%) Degree

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (11.54%) Sage 200
1 3 (11.54%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Firewall
2 10 (38.46%) Wireless
3 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.85%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) SSL
3 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (30.77%) Retail
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Legal
3 2 (7.69%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) HTML
1 4 (15.38%) WCF
2 3 (11.54%) WPF
2 3 (11.54%) Silverlight
2 3 (11.54%) jQuery
2 3 (11.54%) HTML5
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
2 3 (11.54%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) COM
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.85%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) Ajax
4 1 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Information Security
1 10 (38.46%) Security Architecture
2 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
3 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (11.54%) CRM
4 3 (11.54%) SDLC
4 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) BCP
4 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
4 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) Information Management
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Software Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) C#
2 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.69%) C++
3 2 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) CISSP
1 9 (34.62%) CISM
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) PCI DSS
2 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Sage
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Dell
3 1 (3.85%) NetApp