The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 61 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 28 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.98% 3.70% 3.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 3.86% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 21
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 £52,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
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 Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
906 621 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.38% 95.69% 97.98%
Number of salaries quoted 817 556 569
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -4.16%
Architect
East Midlands

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 29 (46.03%) Java
1 29 (46.03%) Retail
2 26 (41.27%) UML
3 23 (36.51%) Open Source
4 15 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (17.46%) Data Architecture
5 11 (17.46%) Data Governance
6 10 (15.87%) Data Management
6 10 (15.87%) Risk Management
6 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
7 9 (14.29%) Data Mining
7 9 (14.29%) Internet
7 9 (14.29%) SAP
7 9 (14.29%) Process Management
7 9 (14.29%) Management Information System
8 8 (12.70%) Windows
8 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
8 8 (12.70%) CRM
8 8 (12.70%) SOA
8 8 (12.70%) RESTful
9 7 (11.11%) Business Transformation
9 7 (11.11%) EAI
9 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (11.11%) ERP
9 7 (11.11%) JMS
9 7 (11.11%) C
9 7 (11.11%) TOGAF
9 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 7 (11.11%) DV Cleared
9 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (7.94%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.76%) Apache
4 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.17%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.59%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS Office
3 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) SaaS
1 5 (7.94%) IaaS
2 3 (4.76%) PaaS
3 2 (3.17%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.59%) Office 365
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) Internet
2 6 (9.52%) WAN
3 4 (6.35%) HTTP
3 4 (6.35%) VPN
3 4 (6.35%) Firewall
3 4 (6.35%) LAN
3 4 (6.35%) Network Security
4 3 (4.76%) NetScaler
4 3 (4.76%) Wireless
5 2 (3.17%) SAN
6 1 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.76%) MySQL
2 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.59%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.59%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.59%) SAP BI
General
1 29 (46.03%) Retail
2 4 (6.35%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) RESTful
2 7 (11.11%) JMS
3 6 (9.52%) Web Services
3 6 (9.52%) Middleware
4 5 (7.94%) REST
4 5 (7.94%) .NET
5 4 (6.35%) J2EE
5 4 (6.35%) XML
5 4 (6.35%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (4.76%) SOAP
6 3 (4.76%) Application Packaging
7 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.59%) XSD
8 1 (1.59%) WSDL
8 1 (1.59%) WS-I
Miscellaneous
1 23 (36.51%) Open Source
2 9 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.94%) DataPower
4 3 (4.76%) EPoS
5 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.59%) DTV
6 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) UML
2 15 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (17.46%) Data Architecture
3 11 (17.46%) Data Governance
4 10 (15.87%) Data Management
4 10 (15.87%) Risk Management
5 9 (14.29%) Process Management
6 8 (12.70%) SOA
6 8 (12.70%) CRM
7 7 (11.11%) ERP
7 7 (11.11%) EAI
7 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (11.11%) TOGAF
7 7 (11.11%) Business Transformation
8 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.35%) B2B
8 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.76%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.76%) ETL
9 3 (4.76%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.03%) Java
2 7 (11.11%) C
3 2 (3.17%) C#
4 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 7 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) CCEE
2 3 (4.76%) MCSE
2 3 (4.76%) CCA
2 3 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (4.76%) MCTS
2 3 (4.76%) MCITP
3 1 (1.59%) CISSP
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.76%) XenApp
2 3 (4.76%) XenDesktop
2 3 (4.76%) vSphere
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.59%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) SAP
3 5 (7.94%) IBM
3 5 (7.94%) hybris
4 4 (6.35%) VMware
4 4 (6.35%) Cisco
5 3 (4.76%) Citrix
5 3 (4.76%) ATG
5 3 (4.76%) AppSense
6 2 (3.17%) Google
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle
7 1 (1.59%) EMC