The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 44 44 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 6192 5734 7555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.10% 5.16% 6.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.40% 5.45% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4603 4435 6107
Average salary £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £87,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect within the UK.

Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England 0 5829 £67,500 +3.84% 604
London -1 2804 £72,500 +0.69% 295
South East -4 1188 £65,000 +3.17% 88
City of London +7 720 £72,500 +3.57% 115
Yorkshire +13 408 £55,000 - 41
East of England +8 357 £60,000 - 35
Berkshire +1 357 £65,000 -7.14% 30
South West +37 320 £55,000 - 50
Surrey +20 281 £65,000 +13.04% 8
West Yorkshire +5 281 £57,500 +4.54% 23
North West +6 278 £57,500 -4.16% 37
Leeds +11 240 £57,500 +4.54% 21
West Midlands -18 222 £62,500 +4.16% 25
Hampshire -1 210 £60,000 - 17
Reading -1 173 £65,000 -3.70% 9
East Midlands -4 151 £56,250 -6.25% 16
Manchester +14 135 £55,000 -12.00% 21
Scotland -11 133 £60,000 -4.00% 25
Hertfordshire -4 126 £65,000 +4.00% 9
Birmingham -7 126 £60,000 -4.00% 17
Bristol +54 122 £52,500 -4.54% 15
North Yorkshire +9 98 £55,000 - 10
Buckinghamshire +1 97 £70,000 +16.66% 11
Bedfordshire -10 97 £57,500 +4.54% 14
Cheshire +10 90 £62,500 +8.69% 7
Wiltshire +13 86 £60,000 -1.63% 13
Edinburgh -10 79 £63,750 -5.55% 15
Guildford +20 71 £66,750 +13.61% 3
Oxfordshire -26 65 £69,000 +6.15% 6
Leicestershire +31 64 £47,500 +5.55% 2

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 2766 (22.89%) Finance
2 2454 (20.31%) Java
3 2362 (19.54%) Oracle
4 2044 (16.91%) Microsoft
5 1705 (14.11%) SOA
6 1657 (13.71%) .NET
7 1532 (12.68%) TOGAF
8 1526 (12.63%) SQL
9 1465 (12.12%) SQL Server
10 1403 (11.61%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1293 (10.70%) Windows
12 1272 (10.53%) Degree
13 1169 (9.67%) Business Intelligence
14 1078 (8.92%) Banking
15 1052 (8.71%) Linux
15 1052 (8.71%) C#
16 1040 (8.61%) VMware
17 1037 (8.58%) Web Services
18 973 (8.05%) Project Management
19 940 (7.78%) Technical Architecture
20 932 (7.71%) HTML
21 928 (7.68%) MS Excel
22 915 (7.57%) CRM
23 909 (7.52%) Data Modelling
24 902 (7.46%) Retail
25 900 (7.45%) Middleware
26 899 (7.44%) Cisco
27 897 (7.42%) E-Commerce
28 884 (7.31%) ITIL
29 878 (7.27%) SAP

Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 638 (5.28%) SharePoint
2 568 (4.70%) WebSphere
3 348 (2.88%) WebLogic
4 270 (2.23%) MS Exchange
5 260 (2.15%) Tomcat
6 256 (2.12%) BizTalk Server
7 253 (2.09%) Apache
8 236 (1.95%) CMS
9 203 (1.68%) IIS
10 152 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 137 (1.13%) Lync
12 136 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
13 133 (1.10%) NetWeaver
14 128 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
15 119 (0.98%) SAS
15 119 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 102 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
17 90 (0.74%) Node.js
18 83 (0.69%) Adobe CQ
19 82 (0.68%) MQSeries
Applications
1 928 (7.68%) MS Excel
2 175 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 164 (1.36%) MS Office
4 95 (0.79%) OmniGraffle
5 79 (0.65%) Photoshop
6 66 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
7 39 (0.32%) InfoPath
8 37 (0.31%) MS Project
9 34 (0.28%) SPSS
10 30 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
11 22 (0.18%) Acrobat
12 15 (0.12%) InDesign
13 7 (0.058%) PowerPivot
14 6 (0.050%) Fireworks
15 5 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
15 5 (0.041%) FreeHand
16 4 (0.033%) Weka
17 2 (0.017%) Mingle
18 1 (0.008%) FastStats
18 1 (0.008%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 179 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 166 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
3 108 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
4 79 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
5 69 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
6 60 (0.50%) Google Analytics
7 59 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
8 53 (0.44%) SAP CRM
9 46 (0.38%) Oracle CRM
10 36 (0.30%) SAP MDM
10 36 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
11 34 (0.28%) SAP FI
11 34 (0.28%) SAP Retail
11 34 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
12 33 (0.27%) SAP SCM
12 33 (0.27%) SAP CO
12 33 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
13 31 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
14 30 (0.25%) Oracle BRM
14 30 (0.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 255 (2.11%) SaaS
2 185 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
3 154 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 154 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 134 (1.11%) IaaS
5 90 (0.74%) Office 365
6 88 (0.73%) PaaS
7 27 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 25 (0.21%) Force.com
9 22 (0.18%) GitHub
10 15 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
11 6 (0.050%) Heroku
11 6 (0.050%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.041%) Google App Engine
13 4 (0.033%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.017%) Taleo
15 1 (0.008%) Rackspace Cloud
15 1 (0.008%) Google Apps
15 1 (0.008%) SuccessFactors
15 1 (0.008%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 561 (4.64%) Internet
2 541 (4.48%) Firewall
3 533 (4.41%) WAN
4 481 (3.98%) LAN
5 455 (3.76%) SAN
6 244 (2.02%) TCP/IP
7 226 (1.87%) Network Security
8 215 (1.78%) VPN
9 179 (1.48%) DNS
10 177 (1.46%) NAS
11 169 (1.40%) Wireless
12 167 (1.38%) HTTP
13 133 (1.10%) MPLS
14 106 (0.88%) OSPF
15 104 (0.86%) Unified Communications
15 104 (0.86%) VoIP
16 96 (0.79%) BGP
17 95 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
18 92 (0.76%) Ethernet
19 82 (0.68%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1465 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 819 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
3 568 (4.70%) Relational Database
4 526 (4.35%) Big Data
5 454 (3.76%) Oracle Database
6 417 (3.45%) MySQL
7 408 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 362 (3.00%) NoSQL
9 338 (2.80%) Hadoop
10 303 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 291 (2.41%) RDBMS
12 281 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 236 (1.95%) MongoDB
14 197 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
15 193 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
16 174 (1.44%) DB2
17 131 (1.08%) Data Mining
17 131 (1.08%) Oracle ODI
18 130 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
19 125 (1.03%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 227 (1.88%) Visual Studio
2 218 (1.80%) Git (software)
3 179 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 156 (1.29%) Subversion
5 145 (1.20%) Axure RP
6 138 (1.14%) Maven
7 96 (0.79%) JUnit
8 95 (0.79%) Eclipse
9 83 (0.69%) ERwin
10 72 (0.60%) Selenium
11 52 (0.43%) Rational Rose
12 50 (0.41%) Ant
13 49 (0.41%) Mockito
14 48 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
15 46 (0.38%) Jenkins
15 46 (0.38%) JIRA
16 45 (0.37%) Hudson
16 45 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
17 38 (0.31%) TeamCity
18 32 (0.26%) Cucumber
General
1 2766 (22.89%) Finance
2 1078 (8.92%) Banking
3 902 (7.46%) Retail
4 844 (6.98%) Telecoms
5 430 (3.56%) Marketing
6 370 (3.06%) Legal
7 250 (2.07%) Advertising
8 204 (1.69%) Investment Banking
9 199 (1.65%) Billing
10 191 (1.58%) Publishing
11 189 (1.56%) Manufacturing
12 172 (1.42%) Games
13 122 (1.01%) Law
14 91 (0.75%) Front Office
14 91 (0.75%) Back Office
15 80 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
16 57 (0.47%) Retail Banking
17 55 (0.46%) German Language
18 50 (0.41%) Financial Institution
19 49 (0.41%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1657 (13.71%) .NET
2 1037 (8.58%) Web Services
3 932 (7.71%) HTML
4 900 (7.45%) Middleware
5 754 (6.24%) XML
6 741 (6.13%) J2EE
7 660 (5.46%) CSS
8 625 (5.17%) ASP.NET
9 563 (4.66%) Spring
10 397 (3.29%) SOAP
11 372 (3.08%) HTML5
11 372 (3.08%) REST
12 346 (2.86%) Java EE
13 316 (2.61%) Hibernate
14 309 (2.56%) jQuery
15 293 (2.42%) WCF
16 284 (2.35%) .NET Framework
17 273 (2.26%) Oracle Fusion
18 266 (2.20%) XSLT
19 243 (2.01%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 672 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 404 (3.34%) Management Information System
3 393 (3.25%) Open Source
4 372 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 239 (1.98%) Mobile App
6 232 (1.92%) N-Tier
7 185 (1.53%) Data Integration
8 163 (1.35%) Digital Media
9 160 (1.32%) Visualisation
10 159 (1.32%) Clustering
11 130 (1.08%) Client/Server
12 127 (1.05%) Replication
13 115 (0.95%) Mainframe
14 112 (0.93%) PKI
15 109 (0.90%) GIS
16 95 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
17 74 (0.61%) Mathematics
18 66 (0.55%) SWIFT
19 64 (0.53%) Statistics
19 64 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1293 (10.70%) Windows
2 1052 (8.71%) Linux
3 654 (5.41%) UNIX
4 285 (2.36%) Solaris
5 250 (2.07%) Android
6 232 (1.92%) Apple iOS
7 189 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 174 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 140 (1.16%) AIX
10 120 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
11 107 (0.89%) Windows 7
12 100 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
13 52 (0.43%) Debian
14 48 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
15 45 (0.37%) Windows 8
16 35 (0.29%) HPUX
17 23 (0.19%) Windows Phone
17 23 (0.19%) Ubuntu
18 20 (0.17%) CentOS
19 19 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1705 (14.11%) SOA
2 1532 (12.68%) TOGAF
3 1403 (11.61%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1169 (9.67%) Business Intelligence
5 973 (8.05%) Project Management
6 940 (7.78%) Technical Architecture
7 915 (7.57%) CRM
8 909 (7.52%) Data Modelling
9 897 (7.42%) E-Commerce
10 884 (7.31%) ITIL
11 871 (7.21%) Agile Software Development
12 842 (6.97%) Stakeholder Management
13 749 (6.20%) Scrum
14 695 (5.75%) ETL
15 633 (5.24%) Analytics
16 632 (5.23%) Migration
17 629 (5.20%) UML
18 610 (5.05%) Data Architecture
19 605 (5.01%) MVC
20 600 (4.96%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2454 (20.31%) Java
2 1526 (12.63%) SQL
3 1052 (8.71%) C#
4 747 (6.18%) JavaScript
5 302 (2.50%) PHP
6 237 (1.96%) T-SQL
7 182 (1.51%) Python
8 166 (1.37%) C++
9 162 (1.34%) Ruby
10 158 (1.31%) C
11 151 (1.25%) PL/SQL
12 148 (1.22%) Perl
13 109 (0.90%) PowerShell
14 84 (0.70%) Objective-C
15 78 (0.65%) Shell Script
16 62 (0.51%) Scala
17 58 (0.48%) R
18 50 (0.41%) XQuery
19 45 (0.37%) VB.NET
20 41 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1272 (10.53%) Degree
2 639 (5.29%) Security Cleared
3 428 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
4 426 (3.53%) SC Cleared
5 322 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 224 (1.85%) CCNP
7 219 (1.81%) CISSP
8 195 (1.61%) MCSE
9 181 (1.50%) CCIE
10 155 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 118 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
12 110 (0.91%) CCNA
13 105 (0.87%) CCDP
14 103 (0.85%) MCITP
15 91 (0.75%) DV Cleared
16 79 (0.65%) MCP
17 74 (0.61%) CISM
18 49 (0.41%) HP ASE
19 45 (0.37%) MCTS
19 45 (0.37%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 411 (3.40%) QA
2 154 (1.27%) COBIT
3 147 (1.22%) Data Quality
4 135 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 86 (0.71%) SLA
6 84 (0.70%) ISO 9001
7 49 (0.41%) PCI DSS
8 26 (0.22%) ISO 8583
9 23 (0.19%) HL7
10 19 (0.16%) JSP 440
11 16 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 14 (0.12%) COREP
12 14 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 12 (0.099%) ISO 9000
13 12 (0.099%) Basel III
14 11 (0.091%) MiFID
14 11 (0.091%) EMIR
15 10 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 9 (0.074%) Basel II
16 9 (0.074%) CRD IV
System Software
1 728 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 525 (4.34%) Active Directory
3 255 (2.11%) Hyper-V
4 180 (1.49%) XenApp
5 125 (1.03%) XenDesktop
6 123 (1.02%) vSphere
7 97 (0.80%) VMware ESX
8 61 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 61 (0.50%) Terminal Services
9 52 (0.43%) XenServer
10 44 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
11 42 (0.35%) vCloud
12 36 (0.30%) SRDF
12 36 (0.30%) Xen
13 32 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
14 28 (0.23%) KVM
15 27 (0.22%) NFS
16 25 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 22 (0.18%) Apache Flume
18 21 (0.17%) UAG
Systems Management
1 174 (1.44%) SCCM
2 118 (0.98%) Puppet
3 116 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
4 108 (0.89%) SCOM
5 54 (0.45%) Tivoli
6 27 (0.22%) Nagios
7 24 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 23 (0.19%) NetBackup
9 21 (0.17%) ZABBIX
10 20 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 19 (0.16%) WSUS
12 18 (0.15%) OpenSSO
13 16 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
14 14 (0.12%) Backup Exec
15 13 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 12 (0.099%) Nessus
16 12 (0.099%) HP Quality Center
17 11 (0.091%) Norton AntiVirus
17 11 (0.091%) SCOrch
18 10 (0.083%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 2362 (19.54%) Oracle
2 2044 (16.91%) Microsoft
3 1040 (8.61%) VMware
4 899 (7.44%) Cisco
5 878 (7.27%) SAP
6 663 (5.49%) IBM
7 525 (4.34%) Citrix
8 391 (3.24%) HP
9 351 (2.90%) EMC
10 249 (2.06%) Juniper
11 241 (1.99%) TIBCO
12 239 (1.98%) Red Hat
13 221 (1.83%) Business Objects
14 212 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
15 202 (1.67%) Informatica
16 191 (1.58%) F5
17 185 (1.53%) NetApp
18 167 (1.38%) JBoss
19 165 (1.37%) CheckPoint
20 153 (1.27%) Adobe
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Car.
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Car.
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus.
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Car.
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 20% BONUS 26 DAYS HOLIDAY!
Posted: 1 hour ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Includes Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Technical Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Other
Cognizant
Posted: 23 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday