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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 33 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 5 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.98% 5.70% 4.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 5.88% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 2
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £46,500 £56,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £75,750 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.30%
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
162 153 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 96.43% 96.84% 82.91%
Number of salaries quoted 68 114 97
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram 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 30 September 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 -4 5 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (12.50%) COBIT
3 1 (12.50%) X++
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Product Management
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
3 1 (12.50%) SaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Lucene
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Product Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (12.50%) BDD
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) COBIT
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) KANA
2 1 (12.50%) Actimize
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
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