The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 55 43 52
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 23 25 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.59% 3.94% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 4.11% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 22 23 15
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £69,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £61,500 £61,810
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -0.50%
Job Titles Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
862 609 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.96% 95.91% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 790 538 573
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Architect
East Midlands

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Architect
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Architect Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Architect
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Architect
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
Northampton -17 17 £57,500 - 1
Brackley - 3 £55,000 -
Architect
East Midlands

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 26 (40.63%) Java
2 24 (37.50%) UML
3 22 (34.38%) Retail
4 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 18 (28.13%) Open Source
6 14 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (18.75%) SQL
7 12 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (17.19%) Data Architecture
8 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
8 11 (17.19%) Data Governance
9 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
9 10 (15.63%) Data Management
10 9 (14.06%) Project Planning
10 9 (14.06%) Unit Testing
10 9 (14.06%) Process Management
10 9 (14.06%) Management Information System
10 9 (14.06%) Risk Management
10 9 (14.06%) Finance
10 9 (14.06%) Windows
10 9 (14.06%) Data Mining
11 7 (10.94%) Internet
11 7 (10.94%) .NET
12 6 (9.38%) WAN
12 6 (9.38%) VPN
12 6 (9.38%) SOA
12 6 (9.38%) Cisco
12 6 (9.38%) Legal
12 6 (9.38%) VMware
12 6 (9.38%) Network Security

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.69%) IIS
2 3 (4.69%) Apache
3 2 (3.13%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) SaaS
1 4 (6.25%) IaaS
2 2 (3.13%) PaaS
2 2 (3.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) Internet
2 6 (9.38%) WAN
2 6 (9.38%) VPN
2 6 (9.38%) Network Security
3 4 (6.25%) LAN
3 4 (6.25%) Firewall
4 3 (4.69%) Wireless
4 3 (4.69%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.13%) SAN
6 1 (1.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.06%) Data Mining
3 3 (4.69%) MySQL
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.56%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.56%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.56%) SAP HANA
General
1 22 (34.38%) Retail
2 9 (14.06%) Finance
3 6 (9.38%) Legal
4 5 (7.81%) Marketing
4 5 (7.81%) Law
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) .NET
2 3 (4.69%) Application Packaging
2 3 (4.69%) XML
2 3 (4.69%) CSS
2 3 (4.69%) J2EE
3 2 (3.13%) JMS
3 2 (3.13%) SOAP
3 2 (3.13%) Middleware
3 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.13%) RESTful
3 2 (3.13%) JSF
4 1 (1.56%) WSDL
4 1 (1.56%) WS-I
4 1 (1.56%) Web Services
4 1 (1.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.13%) Open Source
2 9 (14.06%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.69%) Replication
3 3 (4.69%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.13%) EPoS
5 1 (1.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Linux
3 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) UML
2 14 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (17.19%) Data Architecture
4 11 (17.19%) Data Governance
5 10 (15.63%) Data Management
6 9 (14.06%) Project Planning
6 9 (14.06%) Unit Testing
6 9 (14.06%) Process Management
6 9 (14.06%) Risk Management
7 6 (9.38%) SOA
7 6 (9.38%) TOGAF
8 5 (7.81%) Practice Management
9 4 (6.25%) ITIL
9 4 (6.25%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.69%) Network Design
10 3 (4.69%) Information Security
10 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.63%) Java
2 12 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) MCTS
1 3 (4.69%) MCITP
1 3 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (4.69%) CCA
1 3 (4.69%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (4.69%) MCSE
1 3 (4.69%) CCEE
2 2 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) CISSP
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.69%) XenApp
2 3 (4.69%) XenDesktop
2 3 (4.69%) VMware ESX
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (4.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.38%) Cisco
2 6 (9.38%) VMware
3 5 (7.81%) Reuters
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle
4 4 (6.25%) hybris
5 3 (4.69%) AppSense
5 3 (4.69%) EMC
5 3 (4.69%) Citrix
6 2 (3.13%) Unisys
6 2 (3.13%) ATG
6 2 (3.13%) Google
7 1 (1.56%) SAP
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