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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Architect
Rank 811 801 812
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 86 89 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.081% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.086% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 61 55 61
Average salary £55,500 £60,000 £59,889
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +0.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £91,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £53,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-0.94% -7.82%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £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 19 December 2014 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 19 December 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
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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 -6 84 £55,500 -7.50% 13
London +11 34 £75,000 +13.20% 4
East of England -10 14 £52,500 -30.00% 1
South East +3 11 £56,250 -11.41% 1
East Midlands +35 9 £59,000 +21.02% 1
South West +3 9 £53,750 +5.91% 1
Leicestershire - 8 £59,000 -
Leicester - 8 £59,000 -
Swindon - 7 - -
Hertfordshire - 7 £52,500 -
Wiltshire - 7 - -
West Yorkshire -11 6 £50,000 - 3
Yorkshire -22 6 £50,000 -5.66% 3
Essex - 6 £50,000 -
Bradford - 6 £50,000 - 2
Bedfordshire - 5 £52,500 -
North West -9 4 £68,000 +54.54% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £52,500 -
City of London +26 3 £75,000 +5.63%
Berkshire -1 3 - - 1
Watford - 3 - -
Surrey -5 2 £70,000 -12.50%
Cheshire -6 2 £75,000 +37.61%
Newbury - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £70,000 -
Hungerford - 2 - -
Bath - 2 £53,750 -
Somerset - 2 £53,750 -
Reading +2 1 - -
Macclesfield 0 1 - -

IT Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 52 (26.40%) Finance
2 46 (23.35%) TOGAF
3 44 (22.34%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (16.75%) Enterprise Architecture
5 31 (15.74%) Windows
6 29 (14.72%) Oracle
6 29 (14.72%) Degree
7 28 (14.21%) Risk Management
8 27 (13.71%) Microsoft
9 26 (13.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (12.18%) VMware
10 24 (12.18%) Legal
11 23 (11.68%) Firewall
11 23 (11.68%) Project Management
12 22 (11.17%) SAP
13 20 (10.15%) ITIL
13 20 (10.15%) Technical Architecture
13 20 (10.15%) SQL
14 19 (9.64%) Wireless
15 18 (9.14%) CISSP
15 18 (9.14%) Migration
15 18 (9.14%) Information Security
15 18 (9.14%) ERP
15 18 (9.14%) SOA
16 17 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
17 16 (8.12%) IT Governance
17 16 (8.12%) Security Architecture
18 15 (7.61%) UNIX
19 14 (7.11%) Zachman Framework
20 13 (6.60%) Banking

IT Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (4.06%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.05%) Lync
3 4 (2.03%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.52%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.52%) IIS
5 2 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.02%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.02%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (1.02%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (1.02%) AquaLogic
5 2 (1.02%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 2 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.51%) JBoss
6 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.51%) Apache
6 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (3.55%) MS Office
2 3 (1.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.02%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.02%) AquaLogic BPM
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.51%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.03%) PaaS
2 3 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.52%) SaaS
2 3 (1.52%) IaaS
3 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.68%) Firewall
2 19 (9.64%) Wireless
3 5 (2.54%) LAN
3 5 (2.54%) WAN
3 5 (2.54%) Internet
4 3 (1.52%) SAN
5 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.02%) VPN
5 2 (1.02%) DNS
5 2 (1.02%) Network Security
5 2 (1.02%) NAS
6 1 (0.51%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.51%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.51%) SSL
6 1 (0.51%) Intranet
6 1 (0.51%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.02%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.51%) Big Data
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.51%) DB2
3 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.51%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) PowerDesigner
General
1 52 (26.40%) Finance
2 24 (12.18%) Legal
3 13 (6.60%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.60%) Banking
4 11 (5.58%) Retail
4 11 (5.58%) Investment Banking
5 10 (5.08%) Financial Institution
6 8 (4.06%) Marketing
7 7 (3.55%) Advertising
7 7 (3.55%) Back Office
7 7 (3.55%) International Banking
8 6 (3.05%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (2.03%) Automotive
11 1 (0.51%) Law
11 1 (0.51%) Games
11 1 (0.51%) German Language
11 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.03%) .NET
2 2 (1.02%) Web Services
2 2 (1.02%) WSDL
2 2 (1.02%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.51%) RichFaces
3 1 (0.51%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.51%) Spring
3 1 (0.51%) Apache Axis
3 1 (0.51%) Spring MVC
3 1 (0.51%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 44 (22.34%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.60%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.57%) Visualisation
3 9 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.06%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.06%) Mainframe
4 8 (4.06%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.54%) User Experience
6 4 (2.03%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.52%) Internet of Things
7 3 (1.52%) Open Source
7 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.02%) Clustering
9 1 (0.51%) e-Health
9 1 (0.51%) Economics
9 1 (0.51%) PKI
9 1 (0.51%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.51%) CMDB
9 1 (0.51%) Online Games
9 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.74%) Windows
2 15 (7.61%) UNIX
3 10 (5.08%) Linux
4 9 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.51%) AIX
7 1 (0.51%) HPUX
7 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (23.35%) TOGAF
2 33 (16.75%) Enterprise Architecture
3 28 (14.21%) Risk Management
4 26 (13.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (11.68%) Project Management
6 20 (10.15%) ITIL
6 20 (10.15%) Technical Architecture
7 18 (9.14%) ERP
7 18 (9.14%) SOA
7 18 (9.14%) Information Security
7 18 (9.14%) Migration
8 16 (8.12%) IT Governance
8 16 (8.12%) Security Architecture
9 14 (7.11%) Zachman Framework
10 12 (6.09%) Data Architecture
10 12 (6.09%) Quality Management
11 11 (5.58%) CRM
11 11 (5.58%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (4.57%) E-Commerce
12 9 (4.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.15%) SQL
2 7 (3.55%) Java
3 5 (2.54%) C
4 3 (1.52%) Python
5 1 (0.51%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (14.72%) Degree
2 18 (9.14%) CISSP
3 13 (6.60%) CISM
4 5 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.03%) CCNA
5 4 (2.03%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.03%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.02%) MBCS
6 2 (1.02%) CITP
7 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) CISA
7 1 (0.51%) MBA
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.51%) MCSE
7 1 (0.51%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.60%) PCI DSS
2 8 (4.06%) QA
3 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.51%) SLA
4 1 (0.51%) Basel III
4 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.05%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.05%) VMware ESX
3 4 (2.03%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.02%) SCCM
2 1 (0.51%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 29 (14.72%) Oracle
2 27 (13.71%) Microsoft
3 24 (12.18%) VMware
4 22 (11.17%) SAP
5 12 (6.09%) Citrix
6 9 (4.57%) Cisco
7 8 (4.06%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (3.05%) Cognos
9 4 (2.03%) NetApp
9 4 (2.03%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.03%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.52%) ProCurve
10 3 (1.52%) HP
10 3 (1.52%) IBM
11 2 (1.02%) Juniper
11 2 (1.02%) F5
11 2 (1.02%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.51%) AlgoSec
12 1 (0.51%) Cyber-Ark
12 1 (0.51%) Sage
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