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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Architect
Rank 754 785 783
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 194 159 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 148 119 131
Average salary £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,850 £55,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £102,750 £104,500
UK excluding London average salary £68,750 £75,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +25.00%

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
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016 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 9 February 2016. 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
England +49 171 £75,000 - 20
London -5 81 £80,000 +12.28% 8
South East +18 27 £70,000 -6.66% 3
City of London +80 23 £68,000 -10.81% 3
Scotland +13 15 £90,000 +50.00%
Berkshire +2 12 £70,000 -6.66% 1
West Midlands -4 10 £71,250 -5.00% 2
Reading +14 9 £75,000 -
East Midlands +8 9 £67,500 -6.89%
East of England -1 9 £67,500 -10.00% 5
Stirling - 9 £90,000 -
North West +25 7 £52,500 -30.00%
Yorkshire +22 7 £63,750 +27.50% 1
Manchester - 6 £52,500 -
Wales +8 5 £46,748 +33.56% 3
South Wales +4 5 £46,748 +33.56% 3
South West -11 5 £57,500 -23.33% 1
Norfolk +12 4 £67,500 - 2
West Yorkshire +5 4 £62,500 +25.00%
Birmingham -7 4 £75,000 - 2
Surrey +11 3 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Nottinghamshire +9 3 £70,000 -
Hertfordshire +9 3 £67,500 - 2
Nottingham +3 3 £70,000 -
Cardiff 0 3 £38,496 +9.98% 2
Somerset -6 3 £57,500 +33.72%
East Lothian - 3 - -
Bath - 3 £57,500 -
Tranent - 3 - -
North Yorkshire - 3 £65,000 - 1

IT Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 93 (25.14%) Finance
2 89 (24.05%) Enterprise Architecture
3 77 (20.81%) TOGAF
4 68 (18.38%) SOA
5 66 (17.84%) Oracle
6 60 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (13.78%) .NET
7 51 (13.78%) Degree
8 48 (12.97%) Microsoft
9 46 (12.43%) ERP
10 45 (12.16%) Technical Architecture
11 42 (11.35%) SQL Server
12 40 (10.81%) Project Management
13 39 (10.54%) Workflow
13 39 (10.54%) Security Cleared
14 38 (10.27%) Presales
15 37 (10.00%) Java
15 37 (10.00%) SQL
16 36 (9.73%) E-Commerce
17 35 (9.46%) Data Centre
18 34 (9.19%) CRM
19 33 (8.92%) Service Delivery
20 32 (8.65%) Data Modelling
21 30 (8.11%) SC Cleared
21 30 (8.11%) ITIL
22 29 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
22 29 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
23 28 (7.57%) Retail
23 28 (7.57%) VMware
23 28 (7.57%) Linux

IT Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 20 (5.41%) WebLogic
2 16 (4.32%) IIS
3 14 (3.78%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (2.16%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.89%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.62%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.62%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.08%) AquaLogic
8 4 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.08%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.08%) SAS
8 4 (1.08%) WebLogic Integration
8 4 (1.08%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.08%) WebSphere Process Server
9 3 (0.81%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.81%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.54%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (1.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.81%) MS Office
3 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.62%) SAP ERP
2 5 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (1.08%) AquaLogic BPM
3 4 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.08%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.81%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.54%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.78%) SaaS
4 12 (3.24%) IaaS
5 8 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.89%) PaaS
7 5 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.54%) Office 365
8 2 (0.54%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.27%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.68%) Firewall
2 18 (4.86%) VPN
3 15 (4.05%) Network Security
3 15 (4.05%) WAN
4 10 (2.70%) LAN
5 8 (2.16%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (1.62%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (1.62%) Wireless
7 5 (1.35%) Cisco Wireless
7 5 (1.35%) IPsec
7 5 (1.35%) MPLS
7 5 (1.35%) OSPF
7 5 (1.35%) SSL
8 4 (1.08%) DNS
9 3 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.81%) Internet
10 2 (0.54%) DMZ
10 2 (0.54%) Extranet
10 2 (0.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (11.35%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (5.41%) Big Data
4 13 (3.51%) MongoDB
5 12 (3.24%) Azure SQL Database
6 11 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.89%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.89%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.62%) DB2
9 5 (1.35%) DTS
10 4 (1.08%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.54%) OLAP
11 2 (0.54%) OLTP
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.27%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.27%) IDMS
12 1 (0.27%) MySQL
12 1 (0.27%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.54%) Ant
2 2 (0.54%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.54%) JUnit
2 2 (0.54%) Maven
3 1 (0.27%) Rational Rose
General
1 93 (25.14%) Finance
2 28 (7.57%) Retail
3 21 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.59%) Billing
5 16 (4.32%) Banking
6 9 (2.43%) Marketing
7 7 (1.89%) Military
7 7 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.89%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.62%) Back Office
9 4 (1.08%) Automotive
9 4 (1.08%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.08%) General Ledger
9 4 (1.08%) Legal
10 3 (0.81%) Front Office
10 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.81%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (13.78%) .NET
2 28 (7.57%) Web Services
3 20 (5.41%) J2EE
4 16 (4.32%) Middleware
5 11 (2.97%) XML
6 9 (2.43%) REST
7 7 (1.89%) HTML
7 7 (1.89%) SOAP
8 6 (1.62%) COM
9 5 (1.35%) EDI
9 5 (1.35%) EJB
9 5 (1.35%) HTML5
9 5 (1.35%) JSP
9 5 (1.35%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (1.35%) SAP XI
9 5 (1.35%) Servlets
10 4 (1.08%) IBM Integration Bus
11 2 (0.54%) Apache Flex
11 2 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.46%) Data Centre
2 29 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (4.32%) Fintech
5 15 (4.05%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.78%) Computer Science
7 13 (3.51%) Security Operations Centre
8 12 (3.24%) Public Cloud
9 9 (2.43%) Mainframe
10 8 (2.16%) PKI
11 7 (1.89%) Visualisation
12 6 (1.62%) Data Integration
12 6 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.62%) Private Cloud
13 4 (1.08%) Cryptography
13 4 (1.08%) Equities
13 4 (1.08%) Fixed Income
13 4 (1.08%) Life Science
14 3 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (0.81%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.57%) Linux
2 27 (7.30%) Windows
3 14 (3.78%) Unix
4 8 (2.16%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.08%) AIX
8 3 (0.81%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (24.05%) Enterprise Architecture
2 77 (20.81%) TOGAF
3 68 (18.38%) SOA
4 60 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (12.43%) ERP
6 45 (12.16%) Technical Architecture
7 40 (10.81%) Project Management
8 39 (10.54%) Workflow
9 38 (10.27%) Presales
10 36 (9.73%) E-Commerce
11 34 (9.19%) CRM
12 33 (8.92%) Service Delivery
13 32 (8.65%) Data Modelling
14 30 (8.11%) ITIL
15 27 (7.30%) ETL
15 27 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
15 27 (7.30%) Strategic Planning
16 24 (6.49%) Security Architecture
17 22 (5.95%) Translating Business Requirements
18 19 (5.14%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 37 (10.00%) Java
1 37 (10.00%) SQL
2 16 (4.32%) C#
3 12 (3.24%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.62%) PHP
5 5 (1.35%) C++
5 5 (1.35%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.35%) VB
5 5 (1.35%) VBScript
5 5 (1.35%) XPath
6 4 (1.08%) C
7 3 (0.81%) ABAP
7 3 (0.81%) Ada
8 2 (0.54%) Perl
8 2 (0.54%) Python
8 2 (0.54%) Ruby
9 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.27%) COBOL
9 1 (0.27%) Groovy
9 1 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 51 (13.78%) Degree
2 39 (10.54%) Security Cleared
3 30 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 23 (6.22%) CISSP
5 22 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (4.59%) CCIE
6 17 (4.59%) CISM
7 12 (3.24%) CCNA
7 12 (3.24%) CCNP
8 9 (2.43%) CLAS
9 8 (2.16%) DV Cleared
9 8 (2.16%) MBA
10 7 (1.89%) MCSE
10 7 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.62%) CCDA
11 6 (1.62%) CCDP
11 6 (1.62%) IISP
11 6 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.03%) PCI DSS
2 12 (3.24%) Data Quality
3 10 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.62%) COBIT
5 4 (1.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.81%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (0.81%) QA
6 3 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.54%) SLA
8 1 (0.27%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.27%) RMADS
System Software
1 17 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (3.78%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.24%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.89%) vSphere
5 3 (0.81%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.54%) vCloud
7 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (1.89%) Puppet
2 2 (0.54%) Nexpose
2 2 (0.54%) WSUS
3 1 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.27%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.27%) Nagios
3 1 (0.27%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 66 (17.84%) Oracle
2 48 (12.97%) Microsoft
3 28 (7.57%) VMware
4 26 (7.03%) Informatica
5 25 (6.76%) Cisco
6 24 (6.49%) SAP
7 17 (4.59%) IBM
8 13 (3.51%) Citrix
8 13 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (3.24%) HP
10 10 (2.70%) Avaya
11 9 (2.43%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.62%) EMC
13 5 (1.35%) Ariba
13 5 (1.35%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.35%) Dell
13 5 (1.35%) Google
13 5 (1.35%) JD Edwards
13 5 (1.35%) Juniper
13 5 (1.35%) Siebel
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Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benfits
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benfits
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Hertfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benfits
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Norfolk
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benfits
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Essex
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Norfolk
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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