The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford 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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 34 53 33
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 42 34 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 5.60% 3.72% 5.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.85% 3.91% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 36 29 52
Average salary £70,000 £69,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Architect
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
718 870 951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.73% 95.29% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 593 767 838
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Architect
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Architect Salary Trend in Oxford

Architect
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Oxford

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 33 (40.24%) Enterprise Architecture
2 26 (31.71%) Windows
3 23 (28.05%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (25.61%) Linux
5 20 (24.39%) IBM
5 20 (24.39%) Middleware
5 20 (24.39%) VMware
6 19 (23.17%) Technical Architecture
7 18 (21.95%) Portfolio Management
8 17 (20.73%) SOA
9 15 (18.29%) ERP
9 15 (18.29%) Data Modelling
10 14 (17.07%) LAMP
10 14 (17.07%) CRM
10 14 (17.07%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (15.85%) TOGAF
12 12 (14.63%) Web Development
12 12 (14.63%) Software Engineering
13 11 (13.41%) Data Management
13 11 (13.41%) Open Source
13 11 (13.41%) Data Architecture
14 10 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (12.20%) Web Services
14 10 (12.20%) SQL
14 10 (12.20%) Cisco
14 10 (12.20%) HP
14 10 (12.20%) Big Data
15 9 (10.98%) HTML
15 9 (10.98%) vSphere
15 9 (10.98%) Hadoop

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 7 (8.54%) Drupal
2 5 (6.10%) Node.js
2 5 (6.10%) Apache
3 3 (3.66%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (6.10%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (6.10%) Amazon S3
4 5 (6.10%) IaaS
5 3 (3.66%) Office 365
6 1 (1.22%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) WAN
2 6 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (4.88%) MPLS
3 4 (4.88%) Firewall
4 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.44%) LAN
5 2 (2.44%) Internet
6 1 (1.22%) DNS
6 1 (1.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) Big Data
2 9 (10.98%) Hadoop
3 7 (8.54%) MongoDB
3 7 (8.54%) NoSQL
3 7 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.10%) Data Mining
5 4 (4.88%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (4.88%) HPCC
6 2 (2.44%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.22%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.22%) QlikView
7 1 (1.22%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (2.44%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (6.10%) Marketing
2 4 (4.88%) Publishing
3 3 (3.66%) Front Office
4 2 (2.44%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Finance
5 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.39%) Middleware
2 14 (17.07%) LAMP
3 10 (12.20%) Web Services
4 9 (10.98%) HTML
5 8 (9.76%) .NET
5 8 (9.76%) XML
6 6 (7.32%) CSS
7 5 (6.10%) SOAP
7 5 (6.10%) .NET Framework
7 5 (6.10%) JSON
7 5 (6.10%) REST
7 5 (6.10%) Backbone.js
7 5 (6.10%) Ember.js
7 5 (6.10%) AngularJS
7 5 (6.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (3.66%) JSTL
8 3 (3.66%) Spring
8 3 (3.66%) Struts
8 3 (3.66%) JSP
8 3 (3.66%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (13.41%) Open Source
3 9 (10.98%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.10%) User Experience
5 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.88%) Data Integration
6 3 (3.66%) Semantic Web
7 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (2.44%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.44%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.22%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 26 (31.71%) Windows
2 21 (25.61%) Linux
3 3 (3.66%) CentOS
3 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.24%) Enterprise Architecture
2 23 (28.05%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (23.17%) Technical Architecture
4 18 (21.95%) Portfolio Management
5 17 (20.73%) SOA
6 15 (18.29%) Data Modelling
6 15 (18.29%) ERP
7 14 (17.07%) CRM
8 13 (15.85%) TOGAF
9 12 (14.63%) Software Engineering
9 12 (14.63%) Web Development
10 11 (13.41%) Data Management
10 11 (13.41%) Data Architecture
11 9 (10.98%) Zachman Framework
12 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (9.76%) Data Mapping
13 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Management
13 7 (8.54%) Mentoring
14 6 (7.32%) Critical Success Factor
14 6 (7.32%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.20%) SQL
2 8 (9.76%) C#
2 8 (9.76%) Java
2 8 (9.76%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.54%) C++
4 5 (6.10%) Scala
4 5 (6.10%) PHP
5 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) Degree
2 4 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.88%) JNCIA
2 4 (4.88%) CCNA
3 1 (1.22%) CCA
3 1 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.22%) CCEA
3 1 (1.22%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) SLA
2 4 (4.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (10.98%) vSphere
2 6 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) SCCM
2 5 (6.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (24.39%) IBM
1 20 (24.39%) VMware
2 10 (12.20%) HP
2 10 (12.20%) Cisco
3 8 (9.76%) Oracle
4 6 (7.32%) 3PAR
4 6 (7.32%) NetApp
5 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.10%) Twitter
6 4 (4.88%) Juniper
7 2 (2.44%) iRise
7 2 (2.44%) SAP
8 1 (1.22%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.22%) Dell
8 1 (1.22%) Citrix
8 1 (1.22%) Tableau
8 1 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com