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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 18 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 8 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 7.14% 2.38% 6.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.62% 2.65% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £62,000 £46,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.78% -29.23%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
105 113 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 93.75% 89.68% 97.62%
Number of salaries quoted 80 74 80
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 2014. 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 -2 4 £62,000 +34.78% 1
Shrewsbury - 4 £62,000 -
Architect
West Midlands

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) UML
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) WPF
1 7 (77.78%) Mentoring
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) WinForms
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 6 (66.67%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) CISSP
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) ISMS
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Publishing
3 2 (22.22%) Business Development
3 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Big Data
3 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security
3 2 (22.22%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) SABSA
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) WCF

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) WPF
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 6 (66.67%) WinForms
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) UML
1 7 (77.78%) Mentoring
2 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Business Development
3 2 (22.22%) ISMS
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security
3 2 (22.22%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) SABSA
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) SAP