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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 27 49 29
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 51 34 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 7.07% 3.94% 6.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.38% 4.08% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 45 29 58
Average salary £70,000 £69,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
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
691 833 974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.84% 96.52% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 560 713 865
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 1 April 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Oxford

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 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 31 (35.23%) Enterprise Architecture
2 27 (30.68%) Windows
3 25 (28.41%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (22.73%) IBM
4 20 (22.73%) VMware
5 19 (21.59%) Linux
5 19 (21.59%) Data Modelling
5 19 (21.59%) Middleware
5 19 (21.59%) Technical Architecture
6 18 (20.45%) SOA
6 18 (20.45%) Portfolio Management
7 16 (18.18%) ERP
8 15 (17.05%) CRM
8 15 (17.05%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (15.91%) LAMP
10 13 (14.77%) TOGAF
10 13 (14.77%) Web Development
11 12 (13.64%) Software Engineering
11 12 (13.64%) Data Architecture
12 11 (12.50%) SQL
12 11 (12.50%) Cisco
12 11 (12.50%) Data Management
13 10 (11.36%) HP
13 10 (11.36%) Management Information System
13 10 (11.36%) Open Source
13 10 (11.36%) Big Data
14 9 (10.23%) HTML
14 9 (10.23%) Oracle
14 9 (10.23%) XML
14 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 9 (10.23%) Drupal
2 5 (5.68%) Node.js
2 5 (5.68%) Apache
3 3 (3.41%) IIS
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.14%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (5.68%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (5.68%) Amazon S3
3 5 (5.68%) IaaS
4 3 (3.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) WAN
2 6 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (4.55%) MPLS
3 4 (4.55%) Firewall
4 3 (3.41%) Internet
4 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.27%) LAN
5 2 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.14%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.14%) DNS
6 1 (1.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.36%) Big Data
2 9 (10.23%) Hadoop
3 8 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (7.95%) MongoDB
4 7 (7.95%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.68%) Data Mining
6 4 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (4.55%) HPCC
7 2 (2.27%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.27%) Data Mart
7 2 (2.27%) QlikView
7 2 (2.27%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 5 (5.68%) Axure RP
2 3 (3.41%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (9.09%) Marketing
2 4 (4.55%) Publishing
3 3 (3.41%) Front Office
4 2 (2.27%) Back Office
5 1 (1.14%) Finance
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.59%) Middleware
2 14 (15.91%) LAMP
3 9 (10.23%) HTML
3 9 (10.23%) XML
4 8 (9.09%) Web Services
4 8 (9.09%) .NET
5 6 (6.82%) CSS
6 5 (5.68%) SOAP
6 5 (5.68%) .NET Framework
6 5 (5.68%) JSON
6 5 (5.68%) REST
6 5 (5.68%) Backbone.js
6 5 (5.68%) Ember.js
6 5 (5.68%) AngularJS
6 5 (5.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (3.41%) JSTL
7 3 (3.41%) Spring
7 3 (3.41%) Struts
7 3 (3.41%) JSP
7 3 (3.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.05%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (11.36%) Management Information System
2 10 (11.36%) Open Source
3 8 (9.09%) User Experience
4 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.68%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.55%) Data Integration
7 3 (3.41%) Semantic Web
8 2 (2.27%) Data Extraction
8 2 (2.27%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (2.27%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.68%) Windows
2 19 (21.59%) Linux
3 3 (3.41%) CentOS
3 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.23%) Enterprise Architecture
2 25 (28.41%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (21.59%) Data Modelling
3 19 (21.59%) Technical Architecture
4 18 (20.45%) SOA
4 18 (20.45%) Portfolio Management
5 16 (18.18%) ERP
6 15 (17.05%) CRM
7 13 (14.77%) Web Development
7 13 (14.77%) TOGAF
8 12 (13.64%) Software Engineering
8 12 (13.64%) Data Architecture
9 11 (12.50%) Data Management
10 9 (10.23%) Zachman Framework
10 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (10.23%) Data Mapping
11 8 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
12 7 (7.95%) ITIL
12 7 (7.95%) Project Management
13 6 (6.82%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.50%) SQL
2 8 (9.09%) C#
2 8 (9.09%) Java
2 8 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.95%) C++
4 5 (5.68%) Scala
4 5 (5.68%) PHP
5 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.55%) JNCIA
2 4 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (1.14%) CCA
3 1 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.14%) CCEA
3 1 (1.14%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) SLA
2 4 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (10.23%) vSphere
2 6 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.14%) Firmware
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) SCCM
2 5 (5.68%) Puppet
3 1 (1.14%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 20 (22.73%) IBM
1 20 (22.73%) VMware
2 11 (12.50%) Cisco
3 10 (11.36%) HP
4 9 (10.23%) Oracle
5 6 (6.82%) 3PAR
5 6 (6.82%) NetApp
6 5 (5.68%) iRise
6 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.68%) Twitter
7 4 (4.55%) SAP
7 4 (4.55%) Juniper
8 2 (2.27%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.14%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.14%) Dell
9 1 (1.14%) Citrix
9 1 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.14%) Tableau