The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Luton 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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 38 43 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 20 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.80% 4.55% 7.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.13% 4.89% 8.07%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 23
Average salary £78,500 £75,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Architect
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton 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
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
390 450 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 93.53% 92.98% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 348 374 301
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% -3.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Architect
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Architect Salary Trend in Luton

Architect
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Luton region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Luton

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 20 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 18 (40.00%) .NET
3 15 (33.33%) SOA
4 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
5 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 10 (22.22%) Data Integration
6 9 (20.00%) Oracle
7 8 (17.78%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (15.56%) C#
8 7 (15.56%) TOGAF
9 6 (13.33%) Asset Management
9 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
9 6 (13.33%) CRM
9 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
9 6 (13.33%) SaaS
10 5 (11.11%) PaaS
10 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
10 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (11.11%) ETL
10 5 (11.11%) ERP
10 5 (11.11%) N-Tier
10 5 (11.11%) OO
10 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 4 (8.89%) Supplier Management
11 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (8.89%) Finance
11 4 (8.89%) Internet
11 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (8.89%) MS Excel

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (2.22%) Node.js
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) SaaS
2 5 (11.11%) PaaS
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.22%) Heroku
4 1 (2.22%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Internet
2 2 (4.44%) MPLS
2 2 (4.44%) LAN
2 2 (4.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (8.89%) HTML
4 4 (8.89%) Web Services
4 4 (8.89%) XML
5 3 (6.67%) HTML5
6 1 (2.22%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.22%) NHibernate
6 1 (2.22%) LINQ
6 1 (2.22%) jQuery
6 1 (2.22%) Visualforce
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.22%) CSS
6 1 (2.22%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Data Integration
2 5 (11.11%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.44%) Statistics
3 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 15 (33.33%) SOA
3 8 (17.78%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (15.56%) TOGAF
5 6 (13.33%) Asset Management
5 6 (13.33%) CRM
6 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 5 (11.11%) ETL
6 5 (11.11%) ERP
6 5 (11.11%) OO
7 4 (8.89%) Supplier Management
7 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.67%) Information Architecture
8 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.67%) Scrum
8 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) C#
2 3 (6.67%) C++
2 3 (6.67%) Java
2 3 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.22%) Apex Code
3 1 (2.22%) SOQL
3 1 (2.22%) SOSL
3 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) Sybase
4 2 (4.44%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) Teradata
5 1 (2.22%) MapR
5 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com