The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 22 41 44
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.42% 1.18% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.54% 1.23% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £64,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland 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
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
113 163 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 96.58% 96.45% 89.86%
Number of salaries quoted 58 126 217
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Architect
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Architect Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Architect
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
County Antrim +17 3 £55,000 -
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) MS Project
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio
4 1 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (11.11%) KANA
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Lucene
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (44.44%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Product Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (11.11%) BDD
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
2 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio
2 1 (11.11%) KANA
2 1 (11.11%) Actimize
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle