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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 25 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 18.12% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 18.38% - -
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 0
Average salary £65,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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
136 100 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 98.55% 99.01% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 104 58 131
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £23,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016. 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 - 25 £65,000 -
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 36 (87.80%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (85.37%) Java
2 35 (85.37%) Open Source
3 31 (75.61%) Security Cleared
3 31 (75.61%) TOGAF
3 31 (75.61%) UML
3 31 (75.61%) Presales
4 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
4 4 (9.76%) Coaching
4 4 (9.76%) Software Licensing
4 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.76%) Concurrent Programming
4 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
4 4 (9.76%) REST
4 4 (9.76%) Riak
4 4 (9.76%) Kafka
4 4 (9.76%) User Stories
4 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
4 4 (9.76%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (9.76%) Akka
4 4 (9.76%) iOS Development
4 4 (9.76%) Legal
4 4 (9.76%) Cocoa
4 4 (9.76%) Xcode
4 4 (9.76%) Objective-C
4 4 (9.76%) HTTP
4 4 (9.76%) Apple
4 4 (9.76%) Maven
4 4 (9.76%) XML
4 4 (9.76%) XSLT

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (9.76%) Confluence
1 4 (9.76%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Riak
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.76%) JIRA
1 4 (9.76%) Maven
1 4 (9.76%) Xcode
General
1 4 (9.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) Akka
1 4 (9.76%) Cocoa
1 4 (9.76%) Guice
1 4 (9.76%) Kafka
1 4 (9.76%) REST
1 4 (9.76%) XML
1 4 (9.76%) XSLT
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.76%) Inversion of Control
1 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
1 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (87.80%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (85.37%) Open Source
3 31 (75.61%) Presales
3 31 (75.61%) TOGAF
3 31 (75.61%) UML
4 4 (9.76%) Coaching
4 4 (9.76%) Concurrent Programming
4 4 (9.76%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
4 4 (9.76%) iOS Development
4 4 (9.76%) Load Balancing
4 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
4 4 (9.76%) Multithreading
4 4 (9.76%) Software Licensing
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (9.76%) User Stories
5 1 (2.44%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 35 (85.37%) Java
2 4 (9.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 31 (75.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Apple