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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 36 40 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 47 33 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 6.42% 4.17% 6.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.66% 4.23% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 44 29 65
Average salary £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,000 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
706 781 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 96.45% 98.74% 92.15%
Number of salaries quoted 588 649 852
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £28,500 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £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 30 January 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Oxford

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 22 (24.72%) Windows
1 22 (24.72%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (22.47%) Data Modelling
2 20 (22.47%) Enterprise Architecture
3 17 (19.10%) Marketing
4 16 (17.98%) Technical Architecture
4 16 (17.98%) Portfolio Management
4 16 (17.98%) SOA
4 16 (17.98%) IBM
5 15 (16.85%) Middleware
5 15 (16.85%) Web Development
6 14 (15.73%) Cisco
6 14 (15.73%) ERP
6 14 (15.73%) CRM
7 13 (14.61%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (14.61%) User Experience
8 12 (13.48%) Mobile App
8 12 (13.48%) iRise
8 12 (13.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 12 (13.48%) Axure RP
8 12 (13.48%) MS Visio
8 12 (13.48%) B2B
8 12 (13.48%) LAMP
9 11 (12.36%) VMware
9 11 (12.36%) TOGAF
9 11 (12.36%) Linux
9 11 (12.36%) .NET
9 11 (12.36%) Drupal
9 11 (12.36%) Big Data
10 10 (11.24%) Infrastructure Management

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (12.36%) Drupal
2 5 (5.62%) Apache
2 5 (5.62%) Node.js
3 4 (4.49%) CMS
4 3 (3.37%) IIS
4 3 (3.37%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.37%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 12 (13.48%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.62%) IaaS
3 4 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.37%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.11%) Firewall
1 9 (10.11%) MPLS
2 7 (7.87%) DNS
3 6 (6.74%) VPLS
3 6 (6.74%) OSPF
3 6 (6.74%) BGP
3 6 (6.74%) WAN
3 6 (6.74%) Ethernet
4 4 (4.49%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (3.37%) Internet
6 2 (2.25%) LAN
7 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.12%) SAN
7 1 (1.12%) Wireless
7 1 (1.12%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.12%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.36%) Big Data
2 9 (10.11%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.62%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.62%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.49%) HPCC
4 4 (4.49%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.25%) QlikView
6 2 (2.25%) Data Mart
6 2 (2.25%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.12%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 12 (13.48%) Axure RP
2 3 (3.37%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (19.10%) Marketing
2 1 (1.12%) Front Office
2 1 (1.12%) Finance
2 1 (1.12%) Law
2 1 (1.12%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.85%) Middleware
2 12 (13.48%) LAMP
3 11 (12.36%) .NET
4 9 (10.11%) HTML
4 9 (10.11%) XML
5 7 (7.87%) Web Services
6 6 (6.74%) CSS
7 5 (5.62%) SOAP
7 5 (5.62%) REST
7 5 (5.62%) Backbone.js
7 5 (5.62%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.62%) JSON
7 5 (5.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (5.62%) Ember.js
7 5 (5.62%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.37%) Struts
8 3 (3.37%) JSP
8 3 (3.37%) J2EE
8 3 (3.37%) Spring
8 3 (3.37%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.61%) Enterprise Software
1 13 (14.61%) User Experience
2 12 (13.48%) Mobile App
3 10 (11.24%) Open Source
4 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.49%) Data Integration
6 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.37%) Semantic Web
7 2 (2.25%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.72%) Windows
2 11 (12.36%) Linux
3 1 (1.12%) CentOS
3 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.72%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (22.47%) Data Modelling
2 20 (22.47%) Enterprise Architecture
3 16 (17.98%) Technical Architecture
3 16 (17.98%) Portfolio Management
3 16 (17.98%) SOA
4 15 (16.85%) Web Development
5 14 (15.73%) ERP
5 14 (15.73%) CRM
6 12 (13.48%) B2B
7 11 (12.36%) TOGAF
8 10 (11.24%) Infrastructure Management
9 9 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (10.11%) Software Engineering
9 9 (10.11%) Project Management
10 8 (8.99%) UX Design
10 8 (8.99%) Zachman Framework
11 7 (7.87%) Analytics
12 6 (6.74%) Network Design
12 6 (6.74%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.24%) SQL
2 9 (10.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.99%) Java
3 8 (8.99%) C#
4 5 (5.62%) C++
4 5 (5.62%) PHP
4 5 (5.62%) Scala
5 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.25%) C
6 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (10.11%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.74%) JNCIE
2 6 (6.74%) CCDP
2 6 (6.74%) CCIE
2 6 (6.74%) CCNP
2 6 (6.74%) CCIP
3 5 (5.62%) Degree
4 3 (3.37%) CCNA
4 3 (3.37%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.12%) CCA
5 1 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.12%) CCEA
5 1 (1.12%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) vSphere
2 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.12%) Firmware
3 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) SCCM
2 3 (3.37%) Puppet
3 1 (1.12%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 16 (17.98%) IBM
2 14 (15.73%) Cisco
3 12 (13.48%) iRise
4 11 (12.36%) VMware
5 9 (10.11%) Oracle
5 9 (10.11%) Juniper
6 8 (8.99%) HP
7 6 (6.74%) Redback
8 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
8 5 (5.62%) Twitter
9 4 (4.49%) SAP
10 3 (3.37%) Adobe
10 3 (3.37%) NetApp
10 3 (3.37%) 3PAR
10 3 (3.37%) Sitecore
10 3 (3.37%) Neolane
11 2 (2.25%) Business Objects
12 1 (1.12%) Siebel
12 1 (1.12%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (1.12%) Citrix
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