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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 56 44 51
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 22 33 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.90% 4.38% 3.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.06% 4.57% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 32 32
Average salary £50,000 £67,500 £67,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% -0.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £62,500 £52,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £74,750 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.62%
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
720 722 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 94.86% 95.88% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 591 663 803
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 31 July 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Oxford

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (48.15%) Enterprise Architecture
2 16 (29.63%) Middleware
2 16 (29.63%) Linux
3 13 (24.07%) Windows
4 11 (20.37%) VMware
4 11 (20.37%) IBM
5 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 10 (18.52%) SOA
5 10 (18.52%) Web Services
5 10 (18.52%) SLA
5 10 (18.52%) Marketing
5 10 (18.52%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (18.52%) Time Management
5 10 (18.52%) Mentoring
5 10 (18.52%) Critical Success Factor
5 10 (18.52%) SDLC
6 9 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (16.67%) Open Source
6 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (14.81%) Data Management
7 8 (14.81%) TOGAF
7 8 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (14.81%) Data Architecture
7 8 (14.81%) LAMP
7 8 (14.81%) CRM
7 8 (14.81%) ERP
7 8 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (14.81%) DevOps

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (9.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.41%) Office 365
3 3 (5.56%) IaaS
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.70%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Intranet
1 3 (5.56%) Extranet
1 3 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (3.70%) WAN
2 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.85%) LAN
3 1 (1.85%) MPLS
3 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (7.41%) Data Mining
1 4 (7.41%) Big Data
2 2 (3.70%) Couchbase
2 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Xcode
General
1 10 (18.52%) Marketing
2 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Publishing
3 2 (3.70%) Front Office
3 2 (3.70%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) Middleware
2 10 (18.52%) Web Services
3 8 (14.81%) LAMP
4 3 (5.56%) JSON
4 3 (5.56%) XML
4 3 (5.56%) SOAP
4 3 (5.56%) REST
5 1 (1.85%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (1.85%) .NET
5 1 (1.85%) WCF
5 1 (1.85%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (12.96%) Management Information System
4 6 (11.11%) User Experience
5 4 (7.41%) Semantic Web
6 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (3.70%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.70%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.70%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Linux
2 13 (24.07%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.70%) CentOS
5 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.85%) Android
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (18.52%) Technical Architecture
2 10 (18.52%) Time Management
2 10 (18.52%) SOA
2 10 (18.52%) Mentoring
2 10 (18.52%) Critical Success Factor
2 10 (18.52%) SDLC
3 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (16.67%) Open Source
3 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.81%) Data Management
4 8 (14.81%) TOGAF
4 8 (14.81%) Data Architecture
4 8 (14.81%) CRM
4 8 (14.81%) ERP
4 8 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (14.81%) DevOps
4 8 (14.81%) Portfolio Management
5 7 (12.96%) ITIL
5 7 (12.96%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) C++
3 1 (1.85%) C#
3 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) CCNA
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.85%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) SLA
2 4 (7.41%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.26%) vSphere
3 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) IBM
1 11 (20.37%) VMware
2 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.26%) PeopleSoft
3 5 (9.26%) SAP
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco
4 4 (7.41%) HP
5 3 (5.56%) NetApp
5 3 (5.56%) 3PAR
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle
7 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix
7 1 (1.85%) Juniper
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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