The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Architect
Rank 821 788 810
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 60 104 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.099% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.10% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 37 72 50
Average salary £68,750 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £44,750
10% offered a salary of more than £93,000 £100,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IT Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Architect
Salary Trend

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

IT Architect Salary Trend in the UK

IT Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Architect over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 within the UK.

IT Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

IT 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 IT Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
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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
England -47 56 £70,000 +7.69% 7
London -23 23 £70,000 -17.64% 1
East of England - 11 £67,500 - 1
South East -16 10 £74,000 +23.33% 2
Bedfordshire - 9 £67,500 -
Cheshire 0 7 £61,215 +22.43%
North West -9 7 £61,215 +39.12% 1
City of London -6 6 £77,500 +10.71%
Norfolk - 6 - -
Hampshire -7 4 £80,000 +33.33% 2
Warrington - 4 £61,215 -
Berkshire +3 3 £70,000 +27.27%
Birmingham -13 3 £75,000 +7.14%
West Midlands -19 3 £75,000 +50.00%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £102,500 -
Glasgow +14 2 £60,000 -14.28%
Scotland +9 2 £60,000 -15.49%
Buckinghamshire +6 2 - -
Milton Keynes +1 2 - -
South West -16 2 £43,000 -16.50% 1
Southampton - 2 £80,000 - 1
Bedford - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - -
East Midlands +27 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -2 1 £55,000 -8.33%
West Yorkshire -3 1 £55,000 -12.00%
Bradford -4 1 £55,000 -
Reading -6 1 £62,500 +13.63%
Surrey -11 1 £102,500 +36.66%
South Wales - 1 £62,500 -

IT Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Architect in their job title.

1 49 (29.52%) Finance
2 44 (26.51%) TOGAF
3 35 (21.08%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (19.28%) Enterprise Architecture
5 31 (18.67%) Oracle
6 29 (17.47%) Windows
7 26 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (15.66%) VMware
8 23 (13.86%) SOA
9 22 (13.25%) SQL
10 21 (12.65%) SAP
10 21 (12.65%) Risk Management
11 19 (11.45%) Microsoft
12 18 (10.84%) Project Management
13 16 (9.64%) ITIL
13 16 (9.64%) UNIX
13 16 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (9.64%) Security Architecture
14 14 (8.43%) CISSP
15 13 (7.83%) ERP
15 13 (7.83%) Zachman Framework
16 12 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (7.23%) Banking
16 12 (7.23%) QA
16 12 (7.23%) CRM
16 12 (7.23%) Financial Institution
17 11 (6.63%) Firewall
17 11 (6.63%) Migration
18 10 (6.02%) Legal
18 10 (6.02%) Quality Management

IT Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.41%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.41%) IIS
2 4 (2.41%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.81%) Lync
4 2 (1.20%) AquaLogic Service Bus
4 2 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.20%) JBoss
4 2 (1.20%) Apache
4 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.20%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (1.20%) WebLogic Integration
4 2 (1.20%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (1.20%) AquaLogic
5 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (3.61%) MS Office
2 5 (3.01%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.81%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.20%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.60%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.41%) SaaS
2 2 (1.20%) PaaS
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.63%) Firewall
2 6 (3.61%) Wireless
2 6 (3.61%) SAN
3 4 (2.41%) WAN
4 3 (1.81%) LAN
5 2 (1.20%) WLAN
5 2 (1.20%) LDAP
5 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.20%) VPN
5 2 (1.20%) DNS
5 2 (1.20%) SSL
5 2 (1.20%) NAS
6 1 (0.60%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.60%) Internet
6 1 (0.60%) Network Security
6 1 (0.60%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.01%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.81%) DB2
2 3 (1.81%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.20%) MySQL
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.60%) NuGet
2 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (29.52%) Finance
2 12 (7.23%) Banking
2 12 (7.23%) Financial Institution
3 10 (6.02%) Legal
3 10 (6.02%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.42%) International Banking
4 9 (5.42%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.82%) Manufacturing
6 7 (4.22%) Advertising
6 7 (4.22%) Retail
7 6 (3.61%) Back Office
8 5 (3.01%) Marketing
9 4 (2.41%) Automotive
10 3 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.60%) Games
11 1 (0.60%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.41%) .NET
2 3 (1.81%) Web Services
2 3 (1.81%) Spring
3 2 (1.20%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.20%) Apache Axis
3 2 (1.20%) Spring MVC
3 2 (1.20%) WSDL
3 2 (1.20%) Spring Web Flow
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.20%) RichFaces
4 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.60%) HTML5
4 1 (0.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (0.60%) Backbone.js
4 1 (0.60%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (0.60%) Middleware
4 1 (0.60%) DOM
4 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.60%) CSS
4 1 (0.60%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (21.08%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.02%) Client/Server
2 10 (6.02%) Mainframe
3 9 (5.42%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.22%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.61%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.01%) Open Source
7 3 (1.81%) Clustering
8 2 (1.20%) PKI
8 2 (1.20%) User Experience
9 1 (0.60%) Online Games
9 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.60%) Derivative
9 1 (0.60%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.60%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.60%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.60%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.47%) Windows
2 16 (9.64%) UNIX
3 10 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (5.42%) Linux
5 8 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.81%) AIX
7 3 (1.81%) HPUX
7 3 (1.81%) Solaris
8 1 (0.60%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.51%) TOGAF
2 32 (19.28%) Enterprise Architecture
3 26 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (13.86%) SOA
5 21 (12.65%) Risk Management
6 18 (10.84%) Project Management
7 16 (9.64%) ITIL
7 16 (9.64%) Security Architecture
8 13 (7.83%) Zachman Framework
8 13 (7.83%) ERP
9 12 (7.23%) CRM
9 12 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (6.63%) Migration
11 10 (6.02%) Quality Management
11 10 (6.02%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (5.42%) Service Delivery
12 9 (5.42%) PRINCE2
13 8 (4.82%) Service Management
13 8 (4.82%) Business Continuity
13 8 (4.82%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.25%) SQL
2 4 (2.41%) Java
2 4 (2.41%) C
3 2 (1.20%) C#
3 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.60%) C++
4 1 (0.60%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 14 (8.43%) CISSP
2 10 (6.02%) Degree
3 8 (4.82%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.82%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.01%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.01%) CISM
5 4 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.60%) MCSE
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.60%) CISA
7 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.60%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.23%) QA
2 7 (4.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.61%) VMware ESX
3 4 (2.41%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.41%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 31 (18.67%) Oracle
2 26 (15.66%) VMware
3 21 (12.65%) SAP
4 19 (11.45%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.82%) Citrix
5 8 (4.82%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (4.22%) Cognos
7 4 (2.41%) Cisco
8 3 (1.81%) IBM
8 3 (1.81%) HP
9 2 (1.20%) Altiris
9 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.20%) Sun
9 2 (1.20%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.60%) AlgoSec
10 1 (0.60%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (0.60%) Siebel
10 1 (0.60%) Sage
10 1 (0.60%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.60%) EMC
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