The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 48 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 19 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.71% 5.38% 6.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.83% 5.56% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 21
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
UK excluding London average salary £63,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+1.60% +4.16%
Architect
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
393 306 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 97.52% 96.84% 91.40%
Number of salaries quoted 354 287 300
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Architect
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Architect Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Architect
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (50.00%) C#
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) Scrum
3 9 (40.91%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) Visual Studio
4 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 8 (36.36%) UML
4 8 (36.36%) TDD
4 8 (36.36%) WCF
4 8 (36.36%) WPF
5 5 (22.73%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
6 4 (18.18%) BPMN
6 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 3 (13.64%) Business Transformation
7 3 (13.64%) Network Design
7 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
7 3 (13.64%) Degree
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) Middleware
7 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
8 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 2 (9.09%) Finance

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP ERP
1 1 (4.55%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.55%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.55%) SAP BI
2 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 8 (36.36%) WCF
2 8 (36.36%) WPF
3 3 (13.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Scrum
2 9 (40.91%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (36.36%) TDD
3 8 (36.36%) UML
4 5 (22.73%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (18.18%) BPMN
5 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
6 3 (13.64%) Network Design
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) Business Transformation
6 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
7 2 (9.09%) QMS
7 2 (9.09%) ArchiMate
7 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) Information Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (9.09%) Change Control
7 2 (9.09%) SysML
7 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) EMC
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.55%) SAP