The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 38 52 40
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 33 18 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 5.10% 2.86% 5.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.28% 3.01% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 30 13 27
Average salary £75,500 £70,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.85% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £63,000 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Architect
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough 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
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
625 598 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 96.60% 94.92% 99.18%
Number of salaries quoted 537 483 525
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Architect
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Architect Salary Trend in Slough

Architect
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Slough region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Architect Salary Histogram in Slough

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Slough 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 34 (40.00%) Cisco
2 30 (35.29%) VMware
3 27 (31.76%) Microsoft
4 26 (30.59%) Firewall
5 25 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 22 (25.88%) Hyper-V
6 22 (25.88%) vSphere
6 22 (25.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 22 (25.88%) DNS
7 21 (24.71%) Active Directory
7 21 (24.71%) IaaS
7 21 (24.71%) SaaS
8 19 (22.35%) PCI DSS
8 19 (22.35%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (21.18%) VPN
9 18 (21.18%) Demand Management
10 17 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (20.00%) NetApp
10 17 (20.00%) CCIE
11 16 (18.82%) SLA
11 16 (18.82%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (18.82%) Presales
12 14 (16.47%) Data Centre
12 14 (16.47%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (16.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (16.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (14.12%) Software Engineering
13 12 (14.12%) TDD
13 12 (14.12%) vCloud

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Slough 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 (12.94%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.35%) CMS
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 25 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (24.71%) IaaS
2 21 (24.71%) SaaS
3 11 (12.94%) SoftLayer
4 1 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.59%) Firewall
2 22 (25.88%) DNS
3 18 (21.18%) VPN
4 17 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 16 (18.82%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (9.41%) Software-Defined Networking
7 5 (5.88%) Internet
8 3 (3.53%) LAN
9 2 (2.35%) DHCP
9 2 (2.35%) MQTT
9 2 (2.35%) WAN
9 2 (2.35%) Wireless
10 1 (1.18%) 3GPP
10 1 (1.18%) AMQP
10 1 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.18%) LTE
10 1 (1.18%) Network Security
10 1 (1.18%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.18%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 14 (16.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.35%) Axure RP
General
1 8 (9.41%) Pharmaceutical
1 8 (9.41%) Publishing
2 7 (8.24%) Finance
3 6 (7.06%) Legal
3 6 (7.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.41%) MDX
2 7 (8.24%) REST
2 7 (8.24%) SOAP
3 6 (7.06%) CSS
3 6 (7.06%) HTML
3 6 (7.06%) Spring
4 4 (4.71%) Ajax
4 4 (4.71%) J2EE
4 4 (4.71%) jQuery
4 4 (4.71%) JSON
5 3 (3.53%) Web Services
6 2 (2.35%) Java EE
6 2 (2.35%) XML
6 2 (2.35%) XMPP
7 1 (1.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.88%) Hybrid Cloud
2 14 (16.47%) Data Centre
3 11 (12.94%) FlexPod
3 11 (12.94%) VCE vBlock
4 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.53%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.53%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (2.35%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.35%) User Experience
6 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.18%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.18%) Linux
1 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.18%) Demand Management
2 16 (18.82%) Presales
3 14 (16.47%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (14.12%) Software Engineering
4 12 (14.12%) TDD
5 11 (12.94%) Converged Infrastructure
6 9 (10.59%) Data Modelling
6 9 (10.59%) ETL
7 8 (9.41%) Change Control
7 8 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (9.41%) Kimball Methodology
7 8 (9.41%) Performance Management
7 8 (9.41%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (9.41%) Project Management
7 8 (9.41%) Quality Management
7 8 (9.41%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (8.24%) SDLC
9 6 (7.06%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (7.06%) SOA
10 5 (5.88%) HOOD
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.76%) SQL
2 6 (7.06%) Java
2 6 (7.06%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (22.35%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (20.00%) CCIE
3 11 (12.94%) VCDX
4 6 (7.06%) MCSE
4 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.35%) CCNP
6 1 (1.18%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (1.18%) CCVP
6 1 (1.18%) CEH
6 1 (1.18%) CISSP
6 1 (1.18%) Degree
6 1 (1.18%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.35%) PCI DSS
2 16 (18.82%) SLA
3 7 (8.24%) QA
4 1 (1.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (25.88%) Hyper-V
2 22 (25.88%) vSphere
3 21 (24.71%) Active Directory
4 12 (14.12%) vCloud
5 1 (1.18%) Firmware
Vendors
1 34 (40.00%) Cisco
2 30 (35.29%) VMware
3 27 (31.76%) Microsoft
4 17 (20.00%) NetApp
5 6 (7.06%) Oracle
6 4 (4.71%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.71%) IBM
6 4 (4.71%) Intel
6 4 (4.71%) Juniper
6 4 (4.71%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (3.53%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.35%) CA
8 2 (2.35%) HP
8 2 (2.35%) hybris
9 1 (1.18%) Apttus
9 1 (1.18%) Aruba
9 1 (1.18%) Avaya
9 1 (1.18%) Cognizant
9 1 (1.18%) Red Hat