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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 34 43 65
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 41 56 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.94% 6.57% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.05% 6.82% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 36 27 8
Average salary £55,000 £38,000 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.73% -42.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £35,900 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £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
678 821 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 98.26% 96.36% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 557 677 608
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 £26,000 £25,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £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 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +11 28 £55,000 +44.73% 1
Loughborough - 2 £55,000 - 1
Lutterworth - 1 £52,000 -
Architect
East Midlands

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 42 (53.85%) Information Security
1 42 (53.85%) Security Architecture
2 40 (51.28%) PCI DSS
3 39 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 35 (44.87%) Firewall
5 34 (43.59%) Wireless
6 33 (42.31%) CISSP
6 33 (42.31%) CISM
7 30 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (37.18%) Legal
9 18 (23.08%) Retail
10 17 (21.79%) Finance
11 15 (19.23%) Windows
12 12 (15.38%) SQL
12 12 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
13 11 (14.10%) E-Commerce
13 11 (14.10%) Project Management
14 10 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (12.82%) Quality Management
14 10 (12.82%) UNIX
14 10 (12.82%) Oracle
14 10 (12.82%) Technical Architecture
14 10 (12.82%) VMware
15 9 (11.54%) TOGAF
16 7 (8.97%) ITIL
16 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
17 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
17 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
17 6 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
17 6 (7.69%) Back Office

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.56%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (44.87%) Firewall
2 34 (43.59%) Wireless
3 1 (1.28%) VLAN
3 1 (1.28%) PBX
3 1 (1.28%) VoIP
3 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 29 (37.18%) Legal
2 18 (23.08%) Retail
3 17 (21.79%) Finance
4 6 (7.69%) Banking
4 6 (7.69%) Back Office
4 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) HTML
1 2 (2.56%) COM
1 2 (2.56%) WCF
1 2 (2.56%) WPF
1 2 (2.56%) Silverlight
1 2 (2.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.28%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) Windows
2 10 (12.82%) UNIX
3 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (53.85%) Information Security
1 42 (53.85%) Security Architecture
2 39 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 12 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (14.10%) E-Commerce
4 11 (14.10%) Project Management
5 10 (12.82%) Quality Management
5 10 (12.82%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (11.54%) TOGAF
7 7 (8.97%) ITIL
8 6 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (5.13%) Business Continuity Planning
9 4 (5.13%) Information Management
9 4 (5.13%) BCP
9 4 (5.13%) Migration
9 4 (5.13%) Business Continuity
10 2 (2.56%) TDD
10 2 (2.56%) CRM
10 2 (2.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (2.56%) C#
2 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (42.31%) CISSP
1 33 (42.31%) CISM
2 4 (5.13%) Degree
3 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (51.28%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) Windows Intune
2 1 (1.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) Oracle
1 10 (12.82%) VMware
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.56%) Sage
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + OT
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £55,000 per annum + bonus, pension, shares option +++
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 11 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 13 days ago