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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 55 52 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 986 1107 1183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.64% 4.73% 5.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.87% 4.98% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 729 772 911
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
20230 22212 21356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.25% 94.88% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16513 18046 17678
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -4 301 £70,000 +3.70% 41
Surrey +20 270 £65,000 +4.00% 27
Hampshire -7 163 £57,500 -11.87% 21
Buckinghamshire 0 105 £65,000 +4.00% 10
West Sussex -18 59 £62,500 +38.88% 5
Oxfordshire -10 33 £60,000 -12.08% 5
East Sussex +33 31 £60,750 +10.45% 1
Middlesex +16 17 £68,750 -5.17%
Kent -10 15 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Home Counties 0 2 £55,500 -20.71%
Sussex -5 2 £45,250 -22.97%
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 461 (22.96%) Finance
2 390 (19.42%) Oracle
3 367 (18.28%) Microsoft
4 339 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
5 319 (15.89%) TOGAF
6 318 (15.84%) Cisco
7 292 (14.54%) Windows
8 271 (13.50%) SQL Server
9 265 (13.20%) Degree
10 262 (13.05%) Java
11 257 (12.80%) .NET
11 257 (12.80%) VMware
12 254 (12.65%) ITIL
13 220 (10.96%) Enterprise Architecture
14 216 (10.76%) SOA
15 198 (9.86%) WAN
16 197 (9.81%) SQL
17 190 (9.46%) Linux
18 188 (9.36%) Telecoms
19 181 (9.01%) LAN
20 175 (8.72%) Data Centre
21 174 (8.67%) JavaScript
22 173 (8.62%) HTML
23 171 (8.52%) C#
23 171 (8.52%) Web Services
24 168 (8.37%) CRM
25 167 (8.32%) Business Intelligence
26 164 (8.17%) Project Management
27 160 (7.97%) Technical Architecture
28 159 (7.92%) Security Cleared

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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
1 116 (5.78%) SharePoint
2 51 (2.54%) WebSphere
3 44 (2.19%) MS Exchange
4 38 (1.89%) WebLogic
5 36 (1.79%) IIS
5 36 (1.79%) CMS
6 32 (1.59%) Lync
7 25 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 24 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 24 (1.20%) JBoss
9 23 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
10 22 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
11 21 (1.05%) Apache
12 18 (0.90%) Lotus Domino
12 18 (0.90%) WebSphere Portal
13 17 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
13 17 (0.85%) SAS
13 17 (0.85%) IBM Connections
14 16 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
14 16 (0.80%) OpenStack
Applications
1 137 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 55 (2.74%) MS Visio
3 32 (1.59%) MS Office
4 17 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.80%) OmniGraffle
6 13 (0.65%) MS Project
7 8 (0.40%) SPSS
8 7 (0.35%) PowerPivot
9 4 (0.20%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.050%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.050%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 31 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (1.25%) SAP SCM
3 24 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 22 (1.10%) SAP ERP
5 21 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
6 17 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
8 6 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
9 5 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.25%) Primavera
10 4 (0.20%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.20%) SAP SD
10 4 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
10 4 (0.20%) Oracle BRM
11 3 (0.15%) SAP FSCM
11 3 (0.15%) SAP MDM
11 3 (0.15%) Teamcenter
12 2 (0.100%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 89 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (3.14%) Office 365
4 58 (2.89%) SaaS
5 57 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
6 37 (1.84%) IaaS
7 29 (1.44%) PaaS
8 25 (1.25%) SuccessFactors
9 10 (0.50%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.25%) Yammer
11 4 (0.20%) Force.com
11 4 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.20%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.100%) IBM Blueworks
13 1 (0.050%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.050%) Boomi
13 1 (0.050%) IBM PureFlex
13 1 (0.050%) Heroku
13 1 (0.050%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 198 (9.86%) WAN
2 181 (9.01%) LAN
3 141 (7.02%) Firewall
4 88 (4.38%) SAN
5 71 (3.54%) MPLS
6 68 (3.39%) Network Security
7 66 (3.29%) DNS
8 64 (3.19%) Internet
9 61 (3.04%) TCP/IP
10 60 (2.99%) VPN
11 49 (2.44%) Wireless
12 44 (2.19%) VoIP
13 30 (1.49%) VLAN
13 30 (1.49%) NAS
13 30 (1.49%) Unified Communications
14 29 (1.44%) DHCP
15 28 (1.39%) CTI
15 28 (1.39%) BGP
16 27 (1.34%) OSPF
17 25 (1.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (13.50%) SQL Server
2 111 (5.53%) Data Warehouse
3 84 (4.18%) Big Data
4 69 (3.44%) Oracle Database
5 57 (2.84%) Relational Database
6 48 (2.39%) MySQL
7 44 (2.19%) RDBMS
8 42 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 38 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 36 (1.79%) DB2
11 35 (1.74%) Hadoop
12 30 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
13 27 (1.34%) NoSQL
14 26 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 20 (1.00%) MongoDB
15 20 (1.00%) Data Mining
16 19 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
17 18 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
18 15 (0.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
19 14 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 58 (2.89%) Subversion
2 40 (1.99%) Git (software)
3 34 (1.69%) Maven
4 24 (1.20%) Visual Studio
5 18 (0.90%) Axure RP
6 17 (0.85%) ERwin
7 16 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (0.75%) Jenkins
8 15 (0.75%) Eclipse
9 13 (0.65%) Hudson
10 11 (0.55%) JIRA
10 11 (0.55%) Ant
11 6 (0.30%) ClearCase
12 5 (0.25%) Dreamweaver
13 4 (0.20%) Selenium
14 3 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (0.15%) SoapUI
14 3 (0.15%) Toad
14 3 (0.15%) JUnit
14 3 (0.15%) LoadUI
General
1 461 (22.96%) Finance
2 188 (9.36%) Telecoms
3 158 (7.87%) Retail
4 111 (5.53%) Marketing
5 71 (3.54%) Manufacturing
6 70 (3.49%) Banking
7 36 (1.79%) Billing
8 31 (1.54%) Legal
9 29 (1.44%) Automotive
10 21 (1.05%) Advertising
10 21 (1.05%) Back Office
11 18 (0.90%) Publishing
12 17 (0.85%) Electronics
13 16 (0.80%) Local Government
13 16 (0.80%) German Language
14 9 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.40%) Aerospace
15 8 (0.40%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
16 6 (0.30%) Cantonese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (12.80%) .NET
2 173 (8.62%) HTML
3 171 (8.52%) Web Services
4 135 (6.72%) XML
5 97 (4.83%) J2EE
6 96 (4.78%) CSS
7 94 (4.68%) Middleware
8 90 (4.48%) SOAP
9 85 (4.23%) ASP.NET
10 80 (3.98%) jQuery
11 69 (3.44%) Spring
12 62 (3.09%) REST
13 52 (2.59%) JSON
14 51 (2.54%) Java EE
14 51 (2.54%) HTML5
15 49 (2.44%) Ajax
16 43 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC
17 36 (1.79%) RESTful
18 32 (1.59%) .NET Framework
19 27 (1.34%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 175 (8.72%) Data Centre
2 118 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 89 (4.43%) Computer Science
4 80 (3.98%) Management Information System
5 59 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 57 (2.84%) Social Media
7 56 (2.79%) User Experience
8 45 (2.24%) Mobile App
9 34 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
10 32 (1.59%) Mainframe
11 31 (1.54%) Clustering
11 31 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
12 28 (1.39%) Data Integration
13 22 (1.10%) PKI
13 22 (1.10%) Data Structures
13 22 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 21 (1.05%) N-Tier
15 19 (0.95%) Public Cloud
16 17 (0.85%) IVR
17 16 (0.80%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 292 (14.54%) Windows
2 190 (9.46%) Linux
3 79 (3.93%) UNIX
4 59 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 57 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (1.94%) Windows 7
7 35 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (1.64%) AIX
9 32 (1.59%) Solaris
10 25 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (1.00%) Android
12 18 (0.90%) CentOS
13 15 (0.75%) Apple iOS
14 11 (0.55%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.45%) HPUX
16 7 (0.35%) Windows NT
17 6 (0.30%) VMS
18 4 (0.20%) Windows XP
19 2 (0.100%) SUSE
19 2 (0.100%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
2 319 (15.89%) TOGAF
3 254 (12.65%) ITIL
4 220 (10.96%) Enterprise Architecture
5 216 (10.76%) SOA
6 168 (8.37%) CRM
7 167 (8.32%) Business Intelligence
8 164 (8.17%) Project Management
9 160 (7.97%) Technical Architecture
10 142 (7.07%) Data Modelling
11 127 (6.32%) Scrum
12 125 (6.23%) E-Commerce
13 109 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 107 (5.33%) Data Architecture
15 102 (5.08%) Analytics
16 100 (4.98%) Migration
17 99 (4.93%) SDLC
18 96 (4.78%) Security Architecture
19 91 (4.53%) MVC
20 84 (4.18%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 262 (13.05%) Java
2 197 (9.81%) SQL
3 174 (8.67%) JavaScript
4 171 (8.52%) C#
5 57 (2.84%) C
6 29 (1.44%) PowerShell
7 23 (1.15%) PHP
8 18 (0.90%) C++
9 17 (0.85%) COBOL
9 17 (0.85%) Perl
10 16 (0.80%) Python
11 13 (0.65%) VB.NET
12 9 (0.45%) T-SQL
12 9 (0.45%) PL/SQL
12 9 (0.45%) Bash Shell
13 8 (0.40%) R
13 8 (0.40%) XPath
13 8 (0.40%) VB
14 6 (0.30%) XQuery
15 5 (0.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 265 (13.20%) Degree
2 159 (7.92%) Security Cleared
3 143 (7.12%) Cisco Certification
4 116 (5.78%) SC Cleared
5 93 (4.63%) CCNP
6 79 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 68 (3.39%) MCSE
8 62 (3.09%) CISSP
9 56 (2.79%) CCIE
10 41 (2.04%) CCNA
11 31 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 28 (1.39%) CISM
13 27 (1.34%) CCDP
14 26 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
15 24 (1.20%) DV Cleared
16 20 (1.00%) MCP
17 18 (0.90%) IBM Certification
18 16 (0.80%) MCITP
19 15 (0.75%) CCDA
20 11 (0.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.04%) QA
2 48 (2.39%) COBIT
3 44 (2.19%) PCI DSS
4 40 (1.99%) SLA
5 35 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 34 (1.69%) ISO 9001
7 32 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.40%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.050%) COSO
9 1 (0.050%) BS15000
9 1 (0.050%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 157 (7.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 92 (4.58%) Active Directory
3 59 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 44 (2.19%) XenApp
5 29 (1.44%) vSphere
6 23 (1.15%) Terminal Services
6 23 (1.15%) vCloud
7 22 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
8 19 (0.95%) VMware ESX
8 19 (0.95%) XenDesktop
9 11 (0.55%) XenServer
10 10 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 9 (0.45%) Docker
12 7 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.15%) UAG
15 2 (0.100%) Firmware
15 2 (0.100%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.100%) KVM
Systems Management
1 41 (2.04%) SCCM
2 29 (1.44%) Legato
3 22 (1.10%) Puppet
4 17 (0.85%) FortiGate
5 13 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.60%) HAProxy
7 10 (0.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 8 (0.40%) Tivoli
9 7 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (0.30%) Hyperic
11 5 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
12 4 (0.20%) ARCserve
12 4 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.20%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.20%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
13 3 (0.15%) SCOM
13 3 (0.15%) Cisco UCCE
14 2 (0.100%) Cisco CUCM
14 2 (0.100%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 390 (19.42%) Oracle
2 367 (18.28%) Microsoft
3 318 (15.84%) Cisco
4 257 (12.80%) VMware
5 156 (7.77%) IBM
6 136 (6.77%) SAP
7 129 (6.42%) HP
8 107 (5.33%) Citrix
8 107 (5.33%) NetApp
9 86 (4.28%) Juniper
10 63 (3.14%) Red Hat
11 60 (2.99%) EMC
12 59 (2.94%) 3PAR
13 57 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
14 52 (2.59%) CheckPoint
15 41 (2.04%) CommVault
16 37 (1.84%) F5
17 36 (1.79%) Avaya
17 36 (1.79%) Business Objects
18 27 (1.34%) Sitecore
South East
TEKsystems
Salary: £5000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
Mason Frank International
Salary: £100000 - £115000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £47,000 to £53,000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 7 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £80,000 + multiple benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £80k
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up To 100k OTE £125k plus Health, Life, Pension, Car Allowance, Shares
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £70k + Car Allowance, Health, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday