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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 57 54 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 965 1042 1122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.56% 4.62% 5.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.82% 4.87% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 731 690 763
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
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
20035 21405 20219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.57% 94.86% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16668 16840 16661
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 £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 0 340 £70,000 - 31
Hampshire -1 189 £60,000 -4.00% 13
Surrey +5 176 £65,000 - 14
Buckinghamshire +6 98 £65,000 -3.70% 3
Oxfordshire -20 52 £52,750 -21.85% 16
West Sussex -29 36 £66,000 +46.66% 2
East Sussex +25 25 £50,000 -9.09%
Middlesex +7 25 £70,000 - 2
Kent +9 15 £55,000 -4.34% 3
M4 Corridor - 8 £85,000 -
Sussex +3 6 £70,000 -
Thames Valley +5 2 £80,000 +39.13%
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 463 (23.98%) Finance
2 365 (18.90%) Microsoft
3 363 (18.80%) Oracle
4 331 (17.14%) TOGAF
5 315 (16.31%) Cisco
6 314 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
7 294 (15.23%) Windows
8 289 (14.97%) SQL Server
9 258 (13.36%) VMware
10 248 (12.84%) Java
11 241 (12.48%) ITIL
12 234 (12.12%) Degree
13 215 (11.13%) Linux
14 212 (10.98%) Enterprise Architecture
15 209 (10.82%) .NET
16 199 (10.31%) LAN
17 197 (10.20%) Telecoms
18 196 (10.15%) Web Services
19 189 (9.79%) WAN
20 178 (9.22%) SQL
21 177 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
22 174 (9.01%) Security Cleared
23 168 (8.70%) SOA
23 168 (8.70%) Data Centre
24 166 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
25 159 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
26 158 (8.18%) Data Modelling
26 158 (8.18%) SAP
27 151 (7.82%) Project Management
28 147 (7.61%) C#

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 86 (4.45%) SharePoint
2 40 (2.07%) MS Exchange
3 37 (1.92%) IIS
4 34 (1.76%) WebLogic
5 32 (1.66%) WebSphere
6 30 (1.55%) Lync
7 23 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 20 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 20 (1.04%) Apache
9 19 (0.98%) CMS
10 16 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
11 14 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 13 (0.67%) IBM Connections
12 13 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (0.67%) Lotus Domino
12 13 (0.67%) WebSphere Portal
12 13 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
13 12 (0.62%) JBoss
14 11 (0.57%) FileNet
14 11 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 135 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 55 (2.85%) MS Visio
3 44 (2.28%) MS Office
4 19 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.57%) SPSS
6 10 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
7 9 (0.47%) MS Project
8 8 (0.41%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.10%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 29 (1.50%) SAP ERP
2 25 (1.29%) SAP SCM
3 17 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (0.62%) SAP SD
6 10 (0.52%) SAP BPC
7 9 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
8 8 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
8 8 (0.41%) SAP FI
9 7 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.31%) SAP CO
10 6 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
10 6 (0.31%) SAP FSCM
11 5 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
12 4 (0.21%) SAP GRC
12 4 (0.21%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 88 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
3 65 (3.37%) SaaS
4 59 (3.06%) Office 365
5 57 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
6 54 (2.80%) PaaS
7 51 (2.64%) IaaS
8 21 (1.09%) SuccessFactors
9 9 (0.47%) Mimecast
10 7 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 7 (0.36%) Heroku
11 5 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.26%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.21%) Force.com
13 3 (0.16%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
13 3 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.16%) Route 53
13 3 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 199 (10.31%) LAN
2 189 (9.79%) WAN
3 144 (7.46%) Firewall
4 84 (4.35%) SAN
5 83 (4.30%) DNS
6 80 (4.14%) MPLS
7 70 (3.63%) Internet
8 69 (3.57%) VPN
9 65 (3.37%) Network Security
10 64 (3.31%) VoIP
11 53 (2.74%) TCP/IP
12 51 (2.64%) Wireless
13 46 (2.38%) Unified Communications
14 38 (1.97%) BGP
14 38 (1.97%) DHCP
15 34 (1.76%) OSPF
16 32 (1.66%) LDAP
17 30 (1.55%) NAS
18 27 (1.40%) Cisco Nexus
18 27 (1.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (14.97%) SQL Server
2 135 (6.99%) Data Warehouse
3 80 (4.14%) Big Data
4 78 (4.04%) Relational Database
5 68 (3.52%) Oracle Database
6 55 (2.85%) RDBMS
7 53 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 45 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 38 (1.97%) Hadoop
10 37 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 35 (1.81%) MySQL
12 34 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
13 31 (1.61%) DB2
14 28 (1.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 23 (1.19%) SAP BW
15 23 (1.19%) Data Mining
16 20 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
17 17 (0.88%) Oracle ODI
18 16 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
19 15 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (2.12%) ERwin
2 39 (2.02%) Subversion
3 28 (1.45%) Git (software)
4 25 (1.29%) Maven
5 23 (1.19%) Visual Studio
6 16 (0.83%) JIRA
7 15 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (0.67%) Eclipse
9 12 (0.62%) Hudson
10 10 (0.52%) Jenkins
11 9 (0.47%) Axure RP
12 5 (0.26%) Dreamweaver
13 3 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.16%) Ant
13 3 (0.16%) JUnit
13 3 (0.16%) Selenium
14 2 (0.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (0.10%) LoadUI
14 2 (0.10%) SoapUI
14 2 (0.10%) ClearCase
General
1 463 (23.98%) Finance
2 197 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 122 (6.32%) Retail
4 81 (4.19%) Marketing
5 80 (4.14%) Manufacturing
6 45 (2.33%) Banking
7 30 (1.55%) Billing
8 23 (1.19%) Legal
9 22 (1.14%) Automotive
10 15 (0.78%) German Language
11 14 (0.73%) Aerospace
12 13 (0.67%) Electronics
13 11 (0.57%) Publishing
14 10 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.52%) Back Office
15 9 (0.47%) Local Government
16 7 (0.36%) Advertising
17 6 (0.31%) Front Office
18 5 (0.26%) Interactive Media
19 4 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (10.82%) .NET
2 196 (10.15%) Web Services
3 117 (6.06%) HTML
4 111 (5.75%) XML
5 100 (5.18%) Middleware
6 86 (4.45%) J2EE
7 72 (3.73%) ASP.NET
8 62 (3.21%) SOAP
9 60 (3.11%) REST
10 55 (2.85%) CSS
11 48 (2.49%) HTML5
12 47 (2.43%) Spring
13 41 (2.12%) jQuery
14 37 (1.92%) Ajax
15 34 (1.76%) ASP.NET MVC
16 31 (1.61%) Java EE
17 26 (1.35%) JSON
18 22 (1.14%) .NET Framework
19 21 (1.09%) Hibernate
20 20 (1.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 168 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 159 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (4.04%) Computer Science
4 72 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
5 67 (3.47%) Management Information System
6 49 (2.54%) User Experience
7 46 (2.38%) Mobile App
8 42 (2.18%) Hybrid Cloud
9 40 (2.07%) Social Media
10 35 (1.81%) Enterprise Storage
10 35 (1.81%) Clustering
11 32 (1.66%) Data Structures
12 30 (1.55%) PKI
13 26 (1.35%) Data Integration
14 25 (1.29%) Mainframe
15 22 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 21 (1.09%) N-Tier
17 17 (0.88%) Thin Client
17 17 (0.88%) Replication
17 17 (0.88%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 294 (15.23%) Windows
2 215 (11.13%) Linux
3 81 (4.19%) UNIX
4 64 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 53 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (1.61%) Windows 7
7 31 (1.61%) Solaris
8 27 (1.40%) AIX
8 27 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (0.98%) Android
10 14 (0.73%) Apple iOS
11 13 (0.67%) CentOS
12 11 (0.57%) Windows NT
12 11 (0.57%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.26%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.21%) SUSE
15 2 (0.10%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.10%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.052%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (17.14%) TOGAF
2 314 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
3 241 (12.48%) ITIL
4 212 (10.98%) Enterprise Architecture
5 177 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
6 168 (8.70%) SOA
7 158 (8.18%) Data Modelling
8 151 (7.82%) Project Management
9 136 (7.04%) SDLC
10 120 (6.21%) Technical Architecture
11 118 (6.11%) Scrum
12 115 (5.96%) CRM
13 113 (5.85%) E-Commerce
13 113 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
14 107 (5.54%) Data Architecture
15 98 (5.08%) Migration
16 91 (4.71%) ERP
17 87 (4.51%) ETL
18 82 (4.25%) Continuous Improvement
18 82 (4.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 248 (12.84%) Java
2 178 (9.22%) SQL
3 147 (7.61%) C#
4 121 (6.27%) JavaScript
5 58 (3.00%) C
6 35 (1.81%) PowerShell
7 26 (1.35%) C++
8 19 (0.98%) Python
9 17 (0.88%) Perl
9 17 (0.88%) PHP
10 15 (0.78%) VB.NET
10 15 (0.78%) Ruby
11 12 (0.62%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.36%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.31%) COBOL
13 6 (0.31%) XPath
13 6 (0.31%) XQuery
13 6 (0.31%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.26%) VB6
14 5 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 234 (12.12%) Degree
2 174 (9.01%) Security Cleared
3 142 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
4 111 (5.75%) SC Cleared
5 108 (5.59%) CCNP
6 59 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 57 (2.95%) CISSP
8 52 (2.69%) CCIE
9 47 (2.43%) MCSE
10 31 (1.61%) CCNA
11 29 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 27 (1.40%) CISM
13 23 (1.19%) CCVP
14 19 (0.98%) CCDP
15 18 (0.93%) MCITP
16 17 (0.88%) CEH
17 14 (0.73%) DV Cleared
17 14 (0.73%) IBM Certification
17 14 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
18 13 (0.67%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.16%) QA
2 42 (2.18%) PCI DSS
3 41 (2.12%) COBIT
4 38 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 37 (1.92%) ISO 9001
5 37 (1.92%) SLA
6 24 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.21%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.052%) P3O
9 1 (0.052%) BS15000
9 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.052%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 166 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 88 (4.56%) Active Directory
3 54 (2.80%) XenApp
4 43 (2.23%) Hyper-V
5 25 (1.29%) vCloud
6 23 (1.19%) XenDesktop
7 20 (1.04%) Terminal Services
8 18 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
9 17 (0.88%) vSphere
10 16 (0.83%) VMware ESX
11 10 (0.52%) Docker
12 9 (0.47%) XenServer
13 7 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 6 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.16%) HDFS
16 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.10%) ProxySG
16 2 (0.10%) Firmware
17 1 (0.052%) ISA Server
17 1 (0.052%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (1.86%) SCCM
2 21 (1.09%) Legato
3 19 (0.98%) Puppet
3 19 (0.98%) FortiGate
4 18 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (0.67%) HAProxy
6 8 (0.41%) Hyperic
7 7 (0.36%) NetBackup
7 7 (0.36%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 6 (0.31%) Nagios
8 6 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.26%) CA Spectrum
10 4 (0.21%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.16%) ARCserve
11 3 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.16%) Cisco UCCE
11 3 (0.16%) SCOM
11 3 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.10%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 365 (18.90%) Microsoft
2 363 (18.80%) Oracle
3 315 (16.31%) Cisco
4 258 (13.36%) VMware
5 158 (8.18%) SAP
6 112 (5.80%) Citrix
7 106 (5.49%) NetApp
8 103 (5.33%) IBM
9 102 (5.28%) HP
10 82 (4.25%) Juniper
11 73 (3.78%) Red Hat
12 70 (3.63%) CheckPoint
13 65 (3.37%) EMC
14 58 (3.00%) 3PAR
15 56 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
16 52 (2.69%) F5
17 51 (2.64%) Avaya
18 33 (1.71%) CommVault
19 27 (1.40%) Cognos
20 25 (1.29%) Genesys
Reading, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Plus bonus + car allowance + corpora
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East
HP
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Berkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £50k - 70k per year + bonus plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ntegra
Posted: 17 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Salt
Salary: Good Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
IT People First
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Baxter Hall Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Parallel Consulting
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Manifestly Important
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Life + Pen
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £500 - £60000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago