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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 52 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 20 21 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.01% 3.63% 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.18% 3.78% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 10
Average salary £72,500 £65,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% +20.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,750 £51,650
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £86,000 £79,500
UK excluding London average salary £64,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
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
628 555 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 94.44% 96.02% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 489 465 467
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Slough

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (26.67%) Windows
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco
1 8 (26.67%) Juniper
1 8 (26.67%) Network Security
2 6 (20.00%) CCIE
2 6 (20.00%) HP
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.00%) Brocade
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
3 5 (16.67%) CRM
3 5 (16.67%) CCNP
3 5 (16.67%) FMCG
4 4 (13.33%) Java
4 4 (13.33%) ERP
4 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 4 (13.33%) PKI
4 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) Security Architecture
4 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (10.00%) Linux
5 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (10.00%) LAN
5 3 (10.00%) WAN
5 3 (10.00%) SLA
5 3 (10.00%) Citrix

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.00%) Lync
2 1 (3.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Network Security
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (10.00%) LAN
3 3 (10.00%) WAN
4 2 (6.67%) CTI
4 2 (6.67%) Internet
4 2 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.33%) Big Data
3 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
1 2 (6.67%) CSS
1 2 (6.67%) JSP
2 1 (3.33%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) FMCG
2 4 (13.33%) PKI
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Open Source
4 2 (6.67%) Social Media
4 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
4 2 (6.67%) GIS
4 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.67%) CESG
4 2 (6.67%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) CRM
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
2 4 (13.33%) Security Architecture
2 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
2 4 (13.33%) ERP
2 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.67%) B2C
3 2 (6.67%) Project Management
3 2 (6.67%) MVC
3 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (6.67%) Information Security
3 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (6.67%) SOA
3 2 (6.67%) ETL
3 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (6.67%) MODAF
3 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (20.00%) CCIE
2 5 (16.67%) CCNP
3 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.67%) COBIT
2 2 (6.67%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco
1 8 (26.67%) Juniper
2 6 (20.00%) HP
2 6 (20.00%) Brocade
3 3 (10.00%) Citrix
3 3 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) Cognos