The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 10 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 26 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 10.66% 0.96% 3.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.71% 0.98% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 3
Average salary £61,117 - £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £51,459 - £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,299 - £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.62%
Architect
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Shropshire 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
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
222 102 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 90.98% 98.08% 98.78%
Number of salaries quoted 149 71 56
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,550 £21,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,299 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Architect
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Architect Salary Trend in Shropshire

Architect
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +15 26 £61,117 -
Architect
West Midlands

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 21 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (48.57%) CITP
4 15 (42.86%) Kanban
4 15 (42.86%) TDD
4 15 (42.86%) Scrum
4 15 (42.86%) Data Analytics
4 15 (42.86%) Analytics
5 14 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 12 (34.29%) Big Data
7 9 (25.71%) Windows
8 8 (22.86%) Cyber Security
9 7 (20.00%) VMware
9 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 6 (17.14%) Linux
10 6 (17.14%) UNIX
10 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
10 6 (17.14%) LAN
10 6 (17.14%) VoIP
10 6 (17.14%) WAN
10 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
10 6 (17.14%) Office 365
10 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (14.29%) Windows 8
11 5 (14.29%) RESTful
11 5 (14.29%) Windows Vista
11 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
11 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 (17.14%) MS Exchange
1 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.71%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) LAN
1 6 (17.14%) VoIP
1 6 (17.14%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) Big Data
2 2 (5.71%) Impala
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.71%) Apache Hive
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
2 2 (5.71%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.71%) CESG
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.71%) BYOD
2 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) UNIX
3 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Vista
3 5 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (42.86%) TDD
3 15 (42.86%) Scrum
3 15 (42.86%) Kanban
3 15 (42.86%) Data Analytics
3 15 (42.86%) Analytics
4 14 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (22.86%) Cyber Security
6 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.43%) Security Architecture
8 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (8.57%) Network Design
8 3 (8.57%) Identity Management
9 2 (5.71%) Workflow
9 2 (5.71%) RUP
9 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.71%) Information Security
9 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.71%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) CITP
2 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) CISSP
3 2 (5.71%) CEH
3 2 (5.71%) ISSAP
3 2 (5.71%) MBCS
3 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) MCITP
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) MCSE
4 1 (2.86%) CCA
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) XenApp
3 1 (2.86%) XenServer
3 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) VMware
2 4 (11.43%) SAP
3 3 (8.57%) Pega
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.86%) Verint