The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 42 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 31 28 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 4.98% 4.33% 3.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.19% 4.60% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 11
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,350 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £67,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +0.83%
Architect
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
597 609 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 95.98% 94.13% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 521 536 331
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Architect
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Architect Salary Trend in Northampton

Architect
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Northampton

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (41.43%) Java
3 26 (37.14%) Open Source
4 23 (32.86%) Retail
5 22 (31.43%) UML
6 19 (27.14%) TOGAF
7 16 (22.86%) Enterprise Architecture
8 15 (21.43%) MS Office
9 14 (20.00%) Finance
10 13 (18.57%) CRM
10 13 (18.57%) SaaS
11 12 (17.14%) hybris
11 12 (17.14%) IaaS
11 12 (17.14%) Tomcat
11 12 (17.14%) ETL
11 12 (17.14%) Apache
11 12 (17.14%) Windows
11 12 (17.14%) Linux
11 12 (17.14%) MySQL
12 11 (15.71%) SOAP
12 11 (15.71%) XML
12 11 (15.71%) Middleware
13 10 (14.29%) ATG
13 10 (14.29%) ERP
13 10 (14.29%) JMS
13 10 (14.29%) MS Visio
13 10 (14.29%) EAI
13 10 (14.29%) Data Modelling
13 10 (14.29%) SOA
13 10 (14.29%) LAN

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 12 (17.14%) Apache
1 12 (17.14%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (21.43%) MS Office
2 10 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.57%) SaaS
2 12 (17.14%) IaaS
3 10 (14.29%) PaaS
4 3 (4.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.29%) LAN
1 10 (14.29%) WAN
1 10 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) MySQL
2 10 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 10 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.43%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 23 (32.86%) Retail
2 14 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) SOAP
1 11 (15.71%) Middleware
1 11 (15.71%) XML
2 10 (14.29%) JMS
2 10 (14.29%) RESTful
3 5 (7.14%) .NET
4 2 (2.86%) Web Services
4 2 (2.86%) Spring
4 2 (2.86%) Java EE
5 1 (1.43%) jQuery
5 1 (1.43%) CSS
5 1 (1.43%) HTML5
5 1 (1.43%) CSS3
5 1 (1.43%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (37.14%) Open Source
2 10 (14.29%) EPoS
3 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) User Experience
5 1 (1.43%) BYOD
5 1 (1.43%) Blog
5 1 (1.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.14%) Windows
1 12 (17.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.43%) UML
3 19 (27.14%) TOGAF
4 16 (22.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 13 (18.57%) CRM
6 12 (17.14%) ETL
7 10 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (14.29%) RUP
7 10 (14.29%) ERP
7 10 (14.29%) EAI
7 10 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 10 (14.29%) SOA
7 10 (14.29%) BPMN
8 6 (8.57%) Zachman Framework
8 6 (8.57%) Incident Management
8 6 (8.57%) Risk Management
8 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.14%) Software Delivery
10 3 (4.29%) Business Analysis
11 2 (2.86%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (41.43%) Java
2 5 (7.14%) C#
2 5 (7.14%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) hybris
2 10 (14.29%) Cisco
2 10 (14.29%) ATG
3 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.14%) Oracle
4 3 (4.29%) Google