The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 56 54 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 940 1077 1160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.54% 4.76% 5.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.78% 5.01% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 697 717 835
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,150 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,700 £82,750
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.62%
Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19661 21486 20910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.91% 94.99% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 16220 17143 17233
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Architect Salary Trend in the South East

Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in the South East

Architect
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Berkshire -3 304 £70,000 - 30
Surrey +20 226 £65,000 +4.00% 15
Hampshire -7 161 £60,000 -7.69% 25
Buckinghamshire +8 100 £65,000 +6.12% 7
West Sussex -31 47 £66,000 +46.66% 6
Oxfordshire -19 41 £50,000 -25.92% 6
East Sussex +30 26 £60,000 +7.14% 2
Middlesex +10 19 £70,000 -
Kent -10 15 £62,500 +16.27% 3
Sussex -3 5 £50,000 -14.89%
M4 Corridor - 4 £85,000 -
Thames Valley +4 2 £80,000 +39.13%
Home Counties - 2 £55,500 -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 469 (23.53%) Finance
2 376 (18.87%) Oracle
3 366 (18.36%) Microsoft
4 335 (16.81%) TOGAF
5 329 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
6 328 (16.46%) Cisco
7 301 (15.10%) Windows
8 281 (14.10%) SQL Server
9 266 (13.35%) VMware
10 262 (13.15%) ITIL
11 253 (12.69%) Degree
12 252 (12.64%) Java
13 232 (11.64%) .NET
14 217 (10.89%) Enterprise Architecture
15 211 (10.59%) Linux
16 209 (10.49%) Telecoms
17 206 (10.34%) WAN
18 203 (10.19%) SOA
19 201 (10.09%) LAN
20 184 (9.23%) Web Services
21 182 (9.13%) SQL
22 172 (8.63%) Data Centre
23 161 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
24 160 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
25 156 (7.83%) C#
26 153 (7.68%) Security Cleared
27 151 (7.58%) SAP
27 151 (7.58%) Project Management
28 148 (7.43%) Cisco Certification
29 143 (7.18%) JavaScript

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 105 (5.27%) SharePoint
2 46 (2.31%) WebSphere
3 42 (2.11%) MS Exchange
4 38 (1.91%) WebLogic
5 37 (1.86%) IIS
6 31 (1.56%) Lync
7 24 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
8 23 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 23 (1.15%) CMS
9 19 (0.95%) Apache
10 18 (0.90%) Lotus Domino
10 18 (0.90%) JBoss
10 18 (0.90%) WebSphere Portal
11 17 (0.85%) IBM Connections
11 17 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
12 16 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
13 14 (0.70%) SAS
13 14 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
13 14 (0.70%) OpenStack
14 13 (0.65%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 143 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 61 (3.06%) MS Visio
3 42 (2.11%) MS Office
4 21 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.70%) OmniGraffle
6 11 (0.55%) MS Project
7 10 (0.50%) SPSS
8 7 (0.35%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.10%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.050%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.050%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 29 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.25%) SAP SCM
3 24 (1.20%) SAP ERP
3 24 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 13 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
6 12 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.40%) SAP SD
7 8 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.40%) SAP BPC
7 8 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
8 7 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
9 6 (0.30%) SAP FSCM
9 6 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (0.20%) SAP FI
11 4 (0.20%) Primavera
11 4 (0.20%) Oracle BRM
12 3 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
12 3 (0.15%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 96 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (3.51%) SaaS
4 69 (3.46%) Cloud Computing
5 63 (3.16%) Office 365
6 45 (2.26%) IaaS
7 44 (2.21%) PaaS
8 25 (1.25%) SuccessFactors
9 9 (0.45%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.25%) Force.com
11 4 (0.20%) Heroku
11 4 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
13 2 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.050%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.050%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 206 (10.34%) WAN
2 201 (10.09%) LAN
3 143 (7.18%) Firewall
4 87 (4.37%) SAN
5 77 (3.86%) DNS
6 76 (3.81%) MPLS
7 71 (3.56%) Internet
8 66 (3.31%) Network Security
9 62 (3.11%) VPN
10 58 (2.91%) TCP/IP
11 54 (2.71%) VoIP
12 50 (2.51%) Wireless
13 38 (1.91%) Unified Communications
14 36 (1.81%) DHCP
15 33 (1.66%) NAS
16 32 (1.61%) BGP
17 29 (1.46%) OSPF
18 28 (1.40%) VLAN
19 27 (1.35%) CTI
20 26 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 128 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
3 80 (4.01%) Big Data
4 71 (3.56%) Oracle Database
5 66 (3.31%) Relational Database
6 48 (2.41%) RDBMS
7 44 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 42 (2.11%) MySQL
9 38 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 34 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
11 33 (1.66%) DB2
11 33 (1.66%) Hadoop
12 30 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 25 (1.25%) Data Mining
14 24 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
15 23 (1.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 19 (0.95%) SAP BW
17 18 (0.90%) NoSQL
18 15 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
18 15 (0.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 50 (2.51%) Subversion
2 33 (1.66%) Maven
3 32 (1.61%) ERwin
3 32 (1.61%) Git (software)
4 21 (1.05%) Visual Studio
5 15 (0.75%) Eclipse
6 14 (0.70%) Jenkins
7 13 (0.65%) Hudson
7 13 (0.65%) JIRA
8 12 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (0.55%) Axure RP
10 10 (0.50%) Ant
11 5 (0.25%) Dreamweaver
12 4 (0.20%) ClearCase
12 4 (0.20%) Selenium
13 3 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.15%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.15%) LoadUI
13 3 (0.15%) JUnit
14 2 (0.10%) IntelliJ
General
1 469 (23.53%) Finance
2 209 (10.49%) Telecoms
3 143 (7.18%) Retail
4 97 (4.87%) Marketing
5 81 (4.06%) Manufacturing
6 61 (3.06%) Banking
7 36 (1.81%) Billing
8 28 (1.40%) Automotive
9 25 (1.25%) Legal
10 19 (0.95%) German Language
11 18 (0.90%) Publishing
11 18 (0.90%) Back Office
12 14 (0.70%) Electronics
13 12 (0.60%) Aerospace
13 12 (0.60%) Local Government
14 11 (0.55%) Advertising
15 7 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.30%) Front Office
16 6 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
16 6 (0.30%) Cantonese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (11.64%) .NET
2 184 (9.23%) Web Services
3 140 (7.02%) HTML
4 118 (5.92%) XML
5 104 (5.22%) Middleware
6 93 (4.67%) J2EE
7 79 (3.96%) SOAP
8 77 (3.86%) ASP.NET
9 75 (3.76%) CSS
10 63 (3.16%) REST
11 60 (3.01%) jQuery
12 58 (2.91%) Spring
13 49 (2.46%) HTML5
14 43 (2.16%) Ajax
15 40 (2.01%) JSON
16 39 (1.96%) Java EE
17 38 (1.91%) ASP.NET MVC
18 26 (1.30%) .NET Framework
19 24 (1.20%) RESTful
20 23 (1.15%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 172 (8.63%) Data Centre
2 139 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (4.06%) Computer Science
4 73 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 56 (2.81%) User Experience
6 52 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
7 50 (2.51%) Social Media
8 45 (2.26%) Mobile App
9 42 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
10 37 (1.86%) Enterprise Storage
11 34 (1.71%) Clustering
12 31 (1.56%) Data Integration
13 28 (1.40%) Mainframe
14 27 (1.35%) Data Structures
15 26 (1.30%) PKI
16 22 (1.10%) N-Tier
17 21 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 16 (0.80%) IVR
19 15 (0.75%) BYOD
20 14 (0.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 301 (15.10%) Windows
2 211 (10.59%) Linux
3 75 (3.76%) UNIX
4 66 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 56 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (1.96%) Windows 7
6 39 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (1.76%) Solaris
8 34 (1.71%) AIX
9 26 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (0.90%) Android
10 18 (0.90%) CentOS
11 13 (0.65%) Apple iOS
12 12 (0.60%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.40%) Windows NT
14 6 (0.30%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.25%) HPUX
16 4 (0.20%) VMS
16 4 (0.20%) SUSE
17 1 (0.050%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (16.81%) TOGAF
2 329 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
3 262 (13.15%) ITIL
4 217 (10.89%) Enterprise Architecture
5 203 (10.19%) SOA
6 160 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
7 151 (7.58%) Project Management
8 141 (7.07%) Data Modelling
9 137 (6.87%) Technical Architecture
10 136 (6.82%) CRM
11 119 (5.97%) Scrum
12 116 (5.82%) E-Commerce
12 116 (5.82%) SDLC
13 114 (5.72%) Stakeholder Management
14 110 (5.52%) Data Architecture
15 98 (4.92%) Migration
16 94 (4.72%) Analytics
17 89 (4.47%) ERP
18 88 (4.42%) Security Architecture
19 82 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 252 (12.64%) Java
2 182 (9.13%) SQL
3 156 (7.83%) C#
4 143 (7.18%) JavaScript
5 56 (2.81%) C
6 34 (1.71%) PowerShell
7 21 (1.05%) C++
8 16 (0.80%) PHP
9 15 (0.75%) Perl
9 15 (0.75%) Python
9 15 (0.75%) VB.NET
10 11 (0.55%) COBOL
11 9 (0.45%) Bash Shell
12 8 (0.40%) PL/SQL
12 8 (0.40%) T-SQL
13 7 (0.35%) Ruby
14 6 (0.30%) XPath
14 6 (0.30%) R
14 6 (0.30%) XQuery
14 6 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 253 (12.69%) Degree
2 153 (7.68%) Security Cleared
3 148 (7.43%) Cisco Certification
4 106 (5.32%) CCNP
5 97 (4.87%) SC Cleared
6 79 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 69 (3.46%) MCSE
8 62 (3.11%) CISSP
9 55 (2.76%) CCIE
10 38 (1.91%) CCNA
11 35 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 30 (1.51%) CISM
13 22 (1.10%) CCDP
14 19 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
14 19 (0.95%) MCITP
15 18 (0.90%) IBM Certification
16 16 (0.80%) CCVP
17 13 (0.65%) Check Point Certification
18 12 (0.60%) DV Cleared
19 11 (0.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (2.91%) QA
2 47 (2.36%) COBIT
3 42 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (2.11%) PCI DSS
4 40 (2.01%) SLA
5 37 (1.86%) ISO 9001
6 32 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.050%) COSO
8 1 (0.050%) BS15000
8 1 (0.050%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 161 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 94 (4.72%) Active Directory
3 52 (2.61%) XenApp
4 45 (2.26%) Hyper-V
5 26 (1.30%) vCloud
6 24 (1.20%) vSphere
7 23 (1.15%) Terminal Services
8 21 (1.05%) XenDesktop
9 19 (0.95%) VMware ESX
10 18 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 10 (0.50%) XenServer
11 10 (0.50%) Docker
12 8 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.20%) UAG
14 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.10%) ISA Server
16 1 (0.050%) ProxySG
16 1 (0.050%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 36 (1.81%) SCCM
2 29 (1.46%) Legato
3 20 (1.00%) Puppet
4 18 (0.90%) FortiGate
5 15 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (0.65%) HAProxy
7 10 (0.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 6 (0.30%) Hyperic
8 6 (0.30%) Tivoli
8 6 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (0.30%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
10 4 (0.20%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.20%) ARCserve
11 3 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.15%) SCOM
11 3 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.15%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 376 (18.87%) Oracle
2 366 (18.36%) Microsoft
3 328 (16.46%) Cisco
4 266 (13.35%) VMware
5 151 (7.58%) SAP
6 135 (6.77%) IBM
7 122 (6.12%) HP
8 113 (5.67%) NetApp
9 108 (5.42%) Citrix
10 88 (4.42%) Juniper
11 69 (3.46%) EMC
11 69 (3.46%) Red Hat
12 63 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
12 63 (3.16%) 3PAR
13 60 (3.01%) CheckPoint
14 48 (2.41%) F5
15 43 (2.16%) CommVault
16 42 (2.11%) Avaya
17 25 (1.25%) Genesys
18 24 (1.20%) Dell
Kingswood, Surrey
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Salary: Great Compensation & Benfits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £70,000 per annum + Full Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65000 - 75,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £80,000 + multiple benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £80000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000-65,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
PSD Group - London
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum £50k + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
KDR
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago