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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 62 35 60
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 878 1143 979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.23% 5.74% 4.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.43% 6.07% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 652 791 719
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £87,500 £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
19829 18833 20898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.60% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16199 15045 18115
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,000
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 30 January 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 January 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 -18 293 £68,500 +5.38% 41
Surrey -20 185 £65,000 - 28
Hampshire -33 153 £67,500 +12.50% 34
Oxfordshire +17 89 £61,250 +2.08% 13
Buckinghamshire +6 73 £60,000 -15.78% 15
East Sussex -17 33 £60,000 +9.09% 1
West Sussex -18 23 £62,500 +4.16%
Kent -20 22 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Middlesex +2 17 £63,750 -15.00% 2
M4 Corridor +3 1 £85,000 +15.25%
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 373 (19.09%) Microsoft
2 334 (17.09%) TOGAF
3 294 (15.05%) Oracle
4 289 (14.79%) Agile Software Development
5 288 (14.74%) Windows
6 277 (14.18%) Finance
7 260 (13.31%) Cisco
8 249 (12.74%) VMware
9 243 (12.44%) Security Cleared
10 239 (12.23%) SQL Server
11 232 (11.87%) ITIL
12 228 (11.67%) Java
13 219 (11.21%) SOA
14 208 (10.64%) Telecoms
15 207 (10.59%) SC Cleared
16 195 (9.98%) Enterprise Architecture
16 195 (9.98%) Degree
17 190 (9.72%) SQL
18 188 (9.62%) .NET
19 163 (8.34%) VMware Infrastructure
20 161 (8.24%) CRM
21 158 (8.09%) MS Excel
22 157 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
23 156 (7.98%) Linux
24 155 (7.93%) Project Management
25 153 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
26 151 (7.73%) HTML
27 149 (7.63%) SAP
27 149 (7.63%) IBM
28 148 (7.57%) Retail

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 125 (6.40%) SharePoint
2 67 (3.43%) BizTalk Server
3 54 (2.76%) MS Exchange
4 45 (2.30%) Apache
5 42 (2.15%) CMS
6 40 (2.05%) JBoss
7 36 (1.84%) WebLogic
7 36 (1.84%) IIS
8 31 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
8 31 (1.59%) Lync
9 30 (1.54%) SAS
10 28 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
11 26 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
12 25 (1.28%) WebSphere
13 24 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
14 23 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
15 22 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
15 22 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
16 21 (1.07%) Tomcat
17 19 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 158 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 53 (2.71%) MS Visio
3 31 (1.59%) MS Office
4 21 (1.07%) OmniGraffle
5 12 (0.61%) SPSS
6 11 (0.56%) MS Project
7 10 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.26%) TargetLink
9 4 (0.20%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.20%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.10%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (1.28%) SAP SCM
2 23 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
3 20 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
4 18 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
5 17 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
6 15 (0.77%) Oracle ERP
7 10 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
8 9 (0.46%) SAP BPC
9 7 (0.36%) SAP ERP
9 7 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 6 (0.31%) SAP SEM
11 5 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
12 4 (0.20%) Oracle BRM
13 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
13 3 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
13 3 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
14 2 (0.10%) Maximo
14 2 (0.10%) SAP CRM
14 2 (0.10%) CSG Singleview
14 2 (0.10%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 69 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (2.92%) SaaS
3 55 (2.81%) IaaS
4 49 (2.51%) Office 365
5 32 (1.64%) PaaS
6 25 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
7 22 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
8 20 (1.02%) IBM Blueworks
9 11 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (0.20%) Yammer
10 4 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.20%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.15%) GitHub
12 2 (0.10%) Force.com
13 1 (0.051%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 132 (6.76%) Firewall
2 95 (4.86%) SAN
3 92 (4.71%) WAN
4 87 (4.45%) MPLS
5 78 (3.99%) LAN
6 75 (3.84%) Network Security
7 58 (2.97%) BGP
8 52 (2.66%) Internet
9 51 (2.61%) Cisco Nexus
9 51 (2.61%) Wireless
10 39 (2.00%) OSPF
11 37 (1.89%) DNS
12 30 (1.54%) TCP/IP
13 22 (1.13%) HTTP
14 21 (1.07%) VPN
14 21 (1.07%) LDAP
14 21 (1.07%) WLAN
15 20 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
16 19 (0.97%) VoIP
16 19 (0.97%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (12.23%) SQL Server
2 69 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
3 68 (3.48%) MySQL
4 52 (2.66%) Big Data
5 50 (2.56%) Relational Database
5 50 (2.56%) Oracle Database
6 45 (2.30%) NoSQL
7 37 (1.89%) Hadoop
8 31 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (1.54%) RDBMS
10 29 (1.48%) MongoDB
11 23 (1.18%) SAP BW
12 19 (0.97%) DB2
13 18 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
14 16 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
15 15 (0.77%) Data Mining
16 14 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
16 14 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 13 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
18 12 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 33 (1.69%) Axure RP
3 27 (1.38%) Visual Studio
4 23 (1.18%) Subversion
5 17 (0.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 13 (0.67%) Selenium
6 13 (0.67%) Mockito
7 11 (0.56%) Dreamweaver
7 11 (0.56%) Maven
8 10 (0.51%) Eclipse
9 9 (0.46%) JIRA
9 9 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (0.31%) Ant
10 6 (0.31%) ERwin
11 4 (0.20%) YourKit
11 4 (0.20%) JUnit
12 3 (0.15%) ProtoShare
12 3 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.10%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.10%) ClearCase
General
1 277 (14.18%) Finance
2 208 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 148 (7.57%) Retail
4 98 (5.02%) Marketing
5 68 (3.48%) Banking
6 47 (2.41%) Legal
6 47 (2.41%) Manufacturing
7 44 (2.25%) Billing
8 27 (1.38%) Back Office
9 24 (1.23%) Advertising
10 22 (1.13%) Automotive
11 21 (1.07%) Electronics
12 16 (0.82%) Investment Banking
13 15 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.56%) Interactive Media
15 10 (0.51%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.51%) Aerospace
15 10 (0.51%) Local Government
16 8 (0.41%) Publishing
17 7 (0.36%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (9.62%) .NET
2 151 (7.73%) HTML
3 123 (6.29%) Web Services
4 102 (5.22%) XML
5 98 (5.02%) CSS
6 85 (4.35%) Middleware
7 78 (3.99%) ASP.NET
8 76 (3.89%) jQuery
9 75 (3.84%) J2EE
10 68 (3.48%) Spring
11 55 (2.81%) Java EE
12 50 (2.56%) SOAP
13 36 (1.84%) JSON
14 34 (1.74%) Ajax
15 32 (1.64%) HTML5
16 30 (1.54%) RESTful
16 30 (1.54%) .NET Framework
17 27 (1.38%) REST
18 25 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
19 23 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 122 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (4.20%) Management Information System
3 69 (3.53%) User Experience
4 59 (3.02%) Computer Science
5 47 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
6 44 (2.25%) Data Integration
7 37 (1.89%) Open Source
8 35 (1.79%) Taxonomies
9 31 (1.59%) Mobile App
10 26 (1.33%) PKI
11 25 (1.28%) CESG
12 22 (1.13%) Client/Server
13 19 (0.97%) Social Media
13 19 (0.97%) Credit Risk
13 19 (0.97%) RMADS
14 18 (0.92%) Smartphone
15 17 (0.87%) Mathematics
16 16 (0.82%) Mainframe
16 16 (0.82%) CESG CLAS
17 13 (0.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 288 (14.74%) Windows
2 156 (7.98%) Linux
3 91 (4.66%) UNIX
4 59 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (1.89%) Solaris
7 31 (1.59%) AIX
8 24 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (0.82%) Android
11 15 (0.77%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.41%) HPUX
12 8 (0.41%) CentOS
12 8 (0.41%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.26%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.20%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.15%) Windows NT
16 3 (0.15%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.10%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (17.09%) TOGAF
2 289 (14.79%) Agile Software Development
3 232 (11.87%) ITIL
4 219 (11.21%) SOA
5 195 (9.98%) Enterprise Architecture
6 161 (8.24%) CRM
7 157 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 155 (7.93%) Project Management
9 153 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
10 140 (7.16%) Technical Architecture
11 136 (6.96%) Scrum
12 127 (6.50%) Mentoring
13 120 (6.14%) Data Modelling
14 104 (5.32%) Security Architecture
15 95 (4.86%) E-Commerce
16 94 (4.81%) Migration
17 88 (4.50%) Network Design
18 86 (4.40%) ERP
18 86 (4.40%) Zachman Framework
19 84 (4.30%) UML
Programming Languages
1 228 (11.67%) Java
2 190 (9.72%) SQL
3 136 (6.96%) JavaScript
4 129 (6.60%) C#
5 50 (2.56%) C
6 46 (2.35%) PHP
7 29 (1.48%) C++
8 26 (1.33%) Python
9 20 (1.02%) Perl
10 19 (0.97%) T-SQL
11 13 (0.67%) Ruby
12 9 (0.46%) VB
13 8 (0.41%) PL/SQL
13 8 (0.41%) Scala
14 7 (0.36%) PowerShell
15 6 (0.31%) VBScript
16 5 (0.26%) Embedded C
16 5 (0.26%) COBOL
16 5 (0.26%) VB6
17 4 (0.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 243 (12.44%) Security Cleared
2 207 (10.59%) SC Cleared
3 195 (9.98%) Degree
4 125 (6.40%) Cisco Certification
5 94 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 83 (4.25%) CCIE
7 81 (4.15%) MCSE
8 70 (3.58%) CISSP
9 67 (3.43%) CCNP
10 60 (3.07%) DV Cleared
11 51 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 29 (1.48%) CCDP
13 27 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
14 24 (1.23%) CCNA
15 23 (1.18%) MCP
16 20 (1.02%) CCA
16 20 (1.02%) VTSP
17 18 (0.92%) CISM
17 18 (0.92%) MCTS
17 18 (0.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (3.02%) QA
2 34 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (1.43%) COBIT
4 20 (1.02%) SLA
5 19 (0.97%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.67%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.31%) JSP 440
9 5 (0.26%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.15%) WAI
10 3 (0.15%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.051%) COSO
11 1 (0.051%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 163 (8.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 118 (6.04%) Hyper-V
3 106 (5.42%) Active Directory
4 47 (2.41%) XenApp
5 38 (1.94%) XenDesktop
6 34 (1.74%) Forefront TMG
7 33 (1.69%) vSphere
8 32 (1.64%) UAG
9 27 (1.38%) ISA Server
10 26 (1.33%) vCloud
11 25 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
12 16 (0.82%) VMware ESX
13 15 (0.77%) Terminal Services
14 12 (0.61%) Squid
15 6 (0.31%) KVM
15 6 (0.31%) ProxySG
15 6 (0.31%) Firmware
15 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (0.26%) XenServer
17 4 (0.20%) NFS
Systems Management
1 46 (2.35%) SCCM
2 32 (1.64%) SCOM
3 16 (0.82%) Puppet
4 11 (0.56%) Windows Intune
5 10 (0.51%) Tivoli
6 8 (0.41%) XenMobile
7 6 (0.31%) FortiGate
7 6 (0.31%) NetBackup
7 6 (0.31%) Backup Exec
7 6 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (0.26%) Cisco UCCE
8 5 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (0.26%) ARCserve
9 4 (0.20%) SCOrch
9 4 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.20%) Netcool
10 3 (0.15%) WSUS
10 3 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.15%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 373 (19.09%) Microsoft
2 294 (15.05%) Oracle
3 260 (13.31%) Cisco
4 249 (12.74%) VMware
5 149 (7.63%) SAP
5 149 (7.63%) IBM
6 128 (6.55%) HP
7 116 (5.94%) Citrix
8 103 (5.27%) Juniper
9 79 (4.04%) F5
10 62 (3.17%) NetApp
11 56 (2.87%) EMC
12 41 (2.10%) CheckPoint
13 36 (1.84%) 3PAR
14 35 (1.79%) Cognos
15 34 (1.74%) Sitecore
16 33 (1.69%) Red Hat
17 31 (1.59%) Business Objects
18 28 (1.43%) webMethods
18 28 (1.43%) Brocade
Buckinghamshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health, Life and 25 days
Posted: 4 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health plan and 25
Posted: 4 hours ago
East Sussex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 30 days hols BUPA Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
QUANTICA
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 55,000 with a fantastic benefits package.
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Car, pension, healthcare, holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum + car
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum + Car/fuelcard/benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car/fuelcard/benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Can, Bonus + More
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Vodafone Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Whiteley, Hampshire
Axiom Software Solutions
Salary: up to 70k GBP pa + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago