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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 64 58 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 14 28 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.90% 3.12% 4.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 3.27% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 47
Average salary £60,000 £69,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £60,300 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +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
707 855 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.93% 95.32% 95.01%
Number of salaries quoted 582 777 839
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 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Oxford

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (41.10%) Enterprise Architecture
2 23 (31.51%) Windows
3 21 (28.77%) Linux
4 20 (27.40%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (27.40%) VMware
5 18 (24.66%) IBM
5 18 (24.66%) Middleware
6 17 (23.29%) Technical Architecture
7 16 (21.92%) Portfolio Management
8 14 (19.18%) SOA
9 13 (17.81%) ERP
10 12 (16.44%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (16.44%) CRM
10 12 (16.44%) Data Modelling
10 12 (16.44%) LAMP
10 12 (16.44%) TOGAF
11 11 (15.07%) Software Engineering
11 11 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (15.07%) Web Services
11 11 (15.07%) Open Source
12 10 (13.70%) Cisco
12 10 (13.70%) HP
12 10 (13.70%) Data Architecture
12 10 (13.70%) Web Development
12 10 (13.70%) Data Management
13 9 (12.33%) vSphere
13 9 (12.33%) Big Data
14 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
14 8 (10.96%) Zachman Framework
14 8 (10.96%) Management Information System

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (8.22%) Drupal
2 4 (5.48%) Node.js
2 4 (5.48%) Apache
3 3 (4.11%) IIS
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.22%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (6.85%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (6.85%) Amazon S3
5 3 (4.11%) Office 365
5 3 (4.11%) IaaS
6 1 (1.37%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (8.22%) WAN
2 4 (5.48%) Firewall
2 4 (5.48%) MPLS
3 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.74%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.37%) Intranet
5 1 (1.37%) Internet
5 1 (1.37%) Extranet
5 1 (1.37%) DNS
5 1 (1.37%) SAN
5 1 (1.37%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) Big Data
2 8 (10.96%) Hadoop
3 6 (8.22%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.22%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.22%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.85%) Data Mining
5 4 (5.48%) HPCC
5 4 (5.48%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.74%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (5.48%) Publishing
2 3 (4.11%) Front Office
2 3 (4.11%) Marketing
3 2 (2.74%) Back Office
4 1 (1.37%) Finance
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.66%) Middleware
2 12 (16.44%) LAMP
3 11 (15.07%) Web Services
4 7 (9.59%) .NET
4 7 (9.59%) HTML
5 6 (8.22%) XML
6 4 (5.48%) Ember.js
6 4 (5.48%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (5.48%) Backbone.js
6 4 (5.48%) .NET Framework
6 4 (5.48%) CSS
7 3 (4.11%) JSP
7 3 (4.11%) SOAP
7 3 (4.11%) Struts
7 3 (4.11%) J2EE
7 3 (4.11%) JSON
7 3 (4.11%) JSTL
7 3 (4.11%) Spring
7 3 (4.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (15.07%) Open Source
3 8 (10.96%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.11%) Semantic Web
4 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.74%) User Experience
5 2 (2.74%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.74%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.37%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.51%) Windows
2 21 (28.77%) Linux
3 3 (4.11%) CentOS
3 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.10%) Enterprise Architecture
2 20 (27.40%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (23.29%) Technical Architecture
4 16 (21.92%) Portfolio Management
5 14 (19.18%) SOA
6 13 (17.81%) ERP
7 12 (16.44%) CRM
7 12 (16.44%) Data Modelling
7 12 (16.44%) TOGAF
8 11 (15.07%) Software Engineering
9 10 (13.70%) Data Architecture
9 10 (13.70%) Web Development
9 10 (13.70%) Data Management
10 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
10 8 (10.96%) Zachman Framework
11 7 (9.59%) Time Management
11 7 (9.59%) Data Mapping
11 7 (9.59%) Critical Success Factor
12 6 (8.22%) DevOps
12 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.96%) SQL
2 7 (9.59%) C#
2 7 (9.59%) Java
2 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.22%) C++
4 4 (5.48%) Scala
4 4 (5.48%) PHP
5 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) JNCIA
1 4 (5.48%) CCNA
1 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.11%) Degree
3 1 (1.37%) CCA
3 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.37%) CCEA
3 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) SLA
2 4 (5.48%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (12.33%) vSphere
2 6 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) SCCM
2 5 (6.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) VMware
2 18 (24.66%) IBM
3 10 (13.70%) Cisco
3 10 (13.70%) HP
4 7 (9.59%) Oracle
5 6 (8.22%) 3PAR
5 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.22%) NetApp
6 4 (5.48%) Twitter
6 4 (5.48%) Juniper
7 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.37%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.37%) Dell
7 1 (1.37%) Citrix
7 1 (1.37%) SAP
7 1 (1.37%) Tableau