The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 38 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 40 16 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.15% 2.93% 6.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.44% 3.03% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 33 12 32
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
Architect
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
735 528 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 94.59% 96.53% 97.82%
Number of salaries quoted 642 448 543
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Architect
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Architect Salary Trend in Somerset

Architect
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Somerset

Architect
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
Bath -1 26 £57,500 +15.00%
Templecombe - 3 - -
Taunton -10 1 - -
Architect
South West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 51 (62.20%) Finance
2 42 (51.22%) Relational Database
3 31 (37.80%) SOA
4 29 (35.37%) ITIL
5 28 (34.15%) Java
5 28 (34.15%) TOGAF
6 27 (32.93%) .NET
6 27 (32.93%) COBIT
7 21 (25.61%) Banking
8 18 (21.95%) Technical Architecture
9 17 (20.73%) Telecoms
10 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
11 15 (18.29%) UML
12 14 (17.07%) Oracle
13 13 (15.85%) RDBMS
13 13 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (13.41%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (13.41%) Business Analysis
15 10 (12.20%) SQL
15 10 (12.20%) Degree
15 10 (12.20%) Wealth Management
16 9 (10.98%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (10.98%) ETL
16 9 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (10.98%) Oracle BI EE
16 9 (10.98%) Analytics
17 8 (9.76%) Investment Management
18 7 (8.54%) XML
18 7 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
18 7 (8.54%) ERP

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (4.88%) WebLogic
1 4 (4.88%) Tomcat
1 4 (4.88%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.66%) IIS
3 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.44%) CMS
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) WAN
2 1 (1.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (51.22%) Relational Database
2 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
3 13 (15.85%) RDBMS
4 9 (10.98%) Oracle BI EE
4 9 (10.98%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (8.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (4.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (6.10%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.88%) Apache Ivy
2 4 (4.88%) Maven
2 4 (4.88%) Selenium
2 4 (4.88%) Ant
2 4 (4.88%) JUnit
General
1 51 (62.20%) Finance
2 21 (25.61%) Banking
3 17 (20.73%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.32%) Manufacturing
5 5 (6.10%) Military
5 5 (6.10%) Electronics
5 5 (6.10%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.93%) .NET
2 7 (8.54%) XML
3 6 (7.32%) Web Services
3 6 (7.32%) XSLT
4 4 (4.88%) JMS
4 4 (4.88%) Java RMI
4 4 (4.88%) JAXB
4 4 (4.88%) JMX
4 4 (4.88%) Hibernate
4 4 (4.88%) Spring
4 4 (4.88%) JSF
4 4 (4.88%) JNDI
4 4 (4.88%) Spring MVC
4 4 (4.88%) HTML
4 4 (4.88%) CSS
4 4 (4.88%) JDBC
4 4 (4.88%) JSP
4 4 (4.88%) SOAP
4 4 (4.88%) FreeMarker
4 4 (4.88%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.10%) Human Factors
1 5 (6.10%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.22%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.88%) Linux
2 1 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.80%) SOA
2 29 (35.37%) ITIL
3 28 (34.15%) TOGAF
4 18 (21.95%) Technical Architecture
5 15 (18.29%) UML
6 13 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (13.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (13.41%) Business Analysis
8 10 (12.20%) Wealth Management
9 9 (10.98%) Analytics
9 9 (10.98%) ETL
9 9 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (9.76%) Investment Management
11 7 (8.54%) ERP
11 7 (8.54%) Data Analysis
12 5 (6.10%) Information Management
12 5 (6.10%) Project Management
12 5 (6.10%) Communications Security
12 5 (6.10%) Data Transformation
12 5 (6.10%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (34.15%) Java
2 10 (12.20%) SQL
3 5 (6.10%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.88%) C#
4 4 (4.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Degree
2 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.10%) Chartered Engineer
3 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (32.93%) COBIT
2 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.22%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (17.07%) Oracle
2 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.54%) Informatica
3 4 (4.88%) VMware
3 4 (4.88%) Sun
3 4 (4.88%) JBoss
4 1 (1.22%) Citrix