The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Thames Valley 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 11 14 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 5.88% 5.56% 21.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% 6.38% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Average salary £65,000 £77,500 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.12% -6.06%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 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
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
34 47 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 100.00% 87.04% 92.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 9
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,000 £54,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £100,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

Architect
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Architect Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (40.00%) SAML
2 2 (40.00%) ISA Server
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (40.00%) Law
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) SCOM

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HR
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
1 2 (40.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) SAML
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ERP
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) ISA Server
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (40.00%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (40.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) SAP