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 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
IT Architect
Rank 811 799 818
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 67 94 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.092% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.097% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 42 63 57
Average salary £68,750 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,700 £44,400
10% offered a salary of more than £102,250 £100,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £52,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+29.80% -13.33%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 30 January 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 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
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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 -29 64 £70,000 +16.66% 9
London -30 29 £70,000 -3.44%
East of England -1 9 £67,500 -10.00%
South East -23 9 £75,000 +25.00% 3
Bedfordshire - 6 £67,500 -
Norfolk - 5 - -
East Midlands +22 4 £55,000 -21.42%
Yorkshire -7 4 £50,000 -5.66% 1
South West -12 4 £43,000 -16.50% 3
West Yorkshire - 4 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire - 4 £70,000 -
Bradford - 4 £50,000 -
Cheshire -2 3 £75,000 - 1
Surrey -4 3 £70,000 -1.75%
North West -15 3 £75,000 +70.45% 2
Wiltshire - 3 - -
Swindon - 3 - -
Leicestershire +18 2 £55,000 -21.42%
Glasgow +13 2 £60,000 -14.28%
Scotland +3 2 £60,000 -15.49%
City of London -7 2 £80,000 +14.28%
Hampshire -18 2 £81,250 +31.04% 3
Hertfordshire - 2 £67,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £70,000 -
Hungerford - 2 - -
Leicester - 2 £55,000 -
Newbury - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Southampton -6 1 £80,000 +25.00% 1

IT Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 56 (31.11%) Finance
2 45 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 37 (20.56%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (17.22%) Oracle
5 29 (16.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 27 (15.00%) Windows
7 26 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (13.33%) Risk Management
9 23 (12.78%) VMware
10 22 (12.22%) SQL
11 21 (11.67%) SAP
11 21 (11.67%) SOA
12 20 (11.11%) Project Management
13 19 (10.56%) Legal
14 18 (10.00%) Microsoft
14 18 (10.00%) ITIL
14 18 (10.00%) Degree
15 17 (9.44%) Migration
16 16 (8.89%) Firewall
16 16 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
17 15 (8.33%) Wireless
17 15 (8.33%) UNIX
18 14 (7.78%) ERP
18 14 (7.78%) CISSP
18 14 (7.78%) Banking
18 14 (7.78%) Security Architecture
19 12 (6.67%) Investment Banking
19 12 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
19 12 (6.67%) Computer Science

IT Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.22%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.22%) IIS
2 4 (2.22%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.67%) Lync
4 2 (1.11%) JBoss
4 2 (1.11%) Apache
4 2 (1.11%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.11%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (1.11%) WebLogic Integration
4 2 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.11%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (1.11%) AquaLogic
4 2 (1.11%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (3.33%) MS Office
2 4 (2.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.11%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.11%) AquaLogic BPM
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.22%) SaaS
2 3 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.89%) Firewall
2 15 (8.33%) Wireless
3 5 (2.78%) Internet
4 3 (1.67%) SAN
5 2 (1.11%) SSL
5 2 (1.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.11%) VPN
5 2 (1.11%) DNS
5 2 (1.11%) LDAP
5 2 (1.11%) NAS
6 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.56%) Network Security
6 1 (0.56%) Intranet
6 1 (0.56%) LAN
6 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.11%) MySQL
2 2 (1.11%) DB2
2 2 (1.11%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 56 (31.11%) Finance
2 19 (10.56%) Legal
3 14 (7.78%) Banking
4 12 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 12 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 12 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.00%) International Banking
5 9 (5.00%) Marketing
6 7 (3.89%) Advertising
6 7 (3.89%) Back Office
7 6 (3.33%) Manufacturing
7 6 (3.33%) Retail
8 5 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (2.22%) Automotive
10 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.67%) Spring
1 3 (1.67%) .NET
2 2 (1.11%) WSDL
2 2 (1.11%) Web Services
2 2 (1.11%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.11%) Apache Axis
2 2 (1.11%) Spring MVC
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.11%) RichFaces
2 2 (1.11%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.56%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 10 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.33%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.78%) Open Source
6 4 (2.22%) User Experience
7 3 (1.67%) Clustering
7 3 (1.67%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.11%) PKI
8 2 (1.11%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.56%) Online Games
9 1 (0.56%) Derivative
9 1 (0.56%) CMDB
9 1 (0.56%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.56%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.56%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.00%) Windows
2 15 (8.33%) UNIX
3 9 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.33%) Linux
5 6 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.11%) AIX
6 2 (1.11%) HPUX
6 2 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 29 (16.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 26 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 21 (11.67%) SOA
6 20 (11.11%) Project Management
7 18 (10.00%) ITIL
8 17 (9.44%) Migration
9 15 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
10 14 (7.78%) ERP
10 14 (7.78%) Security Architecture
11 12 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
11 12 (6.67%) Quality Management
11 12 (6.67%) CRM
12 11 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (6.11%) Data Architecture
13 10 (5.56%) Information Security
14 9 (5.00%) Service Management
14 9 (5.00%) E-Commerce
15 8 (4.44%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.22%) SQL
2 7 (3.89%) Java
3 5 (2.78%) C
4 3 (1.67%) Python
5 2 (1.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.11%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (10.00%) Degree
2 14 (7.78%) CISSP
3 9 (5.00%) CISM
4 5 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.11%) CITP
5 2 (1.11%) MBCS
5 2 (1.11%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.67%) QA
2 11 (6.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.33%) VMware ESX
3 4 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (17.22%) Oracle
2 23 (12.78%) VMware
3 21 (11.67%) SAP
4 18 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.44%) Citrix
5 8 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (3.89%) Cognos
7 5 (2.78%) Cisco
8 3 (1.67%) IBM
8 3 (1.67%) HP
9 2 (1.11%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.11%) Juniper
9 2 (1.11%) F5
10 1 (0.56%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.56%) Telelogic
10 1 (0.56%) Remedy
10 1 (0.56%) Siebel
10 1 (0.56%) EMC
10 1 (0.56%) Sun
10 1 (0.56%) NetApp
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + £5,000 bonus + Car
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
DWP
Salary: From £54,990 to £67,440 per annum basic salary & pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
QUANTICA
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Up to £30K bonus, car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £51000 per annum + excellent pension
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 7 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Salary: From £49,111 to £63,545 per annum plus excellent benefits and pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Office for National Statistics
Salary: From £49,111 to £63,545 per annum plus excellent benefits and pension
Posted: 9 days ago