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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 41 19 35
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 13 33 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.79% 9.46% 5.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.92% 9.85% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 32 15
Average salary £70,000 £68,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% +14.58%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
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
332 335 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 96.79% 95.99% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 245 308 348
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 October 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Luton

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 22 (81.48%) E-Commerce
1 22 (81.48%) Enterprise Architecture
2 20 (74.07%) People Management
2 20 (74.07%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (22.22%) Line Management
3 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 4 (14.81%) SOA
5 2 (7.41%) .NET
5 2 (7.41%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.70%) NServiceBus
6 1 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (3.70%) Big Data
6 1 (3.70%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (3.70%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) Open Source
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Web 2.0
6 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.70%) Document Management
6 1 (3.70%) WCF
6 1 (3.70%) jQuery
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 1 (3.70%) NServiceBus
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.70%) WCF
2 1 (3.70%) jQuery
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Open Source
1 1 (3.70%) Web 2.0
1 1 (3.70%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) E-Commerce
1 22 (81.48%) Enterprise Architecture
2 20 (74.07%) People Management
2 20 (74.07%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (22.22%) Line Management
3 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 4 (14.81%) SOA
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.70%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.70%) Document Management
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Data Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Information Assurance
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle
1 1 (3.70%) IBM
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.70%) HP