The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 32 34 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 49 51 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 8.89% 8.72% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.09% 9.03% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 27 33 7
Average salary £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,500 £57,800
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £71,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.62%
Architect
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region. 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
539 565 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.82% 96.58% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 412 410 235
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Architect
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the Watford region.

Architect Salary Trend in Watford

Architect
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Watford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Watford

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 41 (56.94%) VMware
2 34 (47.22%) Microsoft
3 33 (45.83%) Windows
4 32 (44.44%) Data Centre
5 29 (40.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (36.11%) Linux
7 23 (31.94%) Finance
7 23 (31.94%) Amazon AWS
8 22 (30.56%) SQL
9 21 (29.17%) IBM
10 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (26.39%) Hyper-V
12 18 (25.00%) Migration
12 18 (25.00%) Firewall
13 16 (22.22%) IaaS
13 16 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
14 15 (20.83%) SAN
14 15 (20.83%) UNIX
15 14 (19.44%) NAS
16 13 (18.06%) VMware ESX
17 12 (16.67%) ITIL
17 12 (16.67%) Oracle
17 12 (16.67%) Cisco
18 11 (15.28%) Clustering
18 11 (15.28%) vCloud
18 11 (15.28%) Public Cloud
19 10 (13.89%) OpenStack
19 10 (13.89%) Open Source
19 10 (13.89%) Information Security
19 10 (13.89%) Replication

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 10 (13.89%) OpenStack
2 6 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.94%) Lotus Domino
3 5 (6.94%) Apache
4 4 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.78%) Drupal
6 2 (2.78%) Lync
6 2 (2.78%) MQSeries
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.94%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (31.94%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (22.22%) IaaS
4 7 (9.72%) Office 365
5 6 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (6.94%) PaaS
7 4 (5.56%) SaaS
8 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.00%) Firewall
2 15 (20.83%) SAN
3 14 (19.44%) NAS
4 9 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (11.11%) LAN
5 8 (11.11%) WAN
5 8 (11.11%) iSCSI
6 6 (8.33%) Internet
7 3 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (4.17%) Network Security
8 2 (2.78%) VLAN
8 2 (2.78%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.78%) MPLS
8 2 (2.78%) PBX
9 1 (1.39%) VPN
9 1 (1.39%) DNS
9 1 (1.39%) Intranet
9 1 (1.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) DB2
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.56%) MySQL
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.39%) Big Data
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.39%) OLAP
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.78%) Ant
2 2 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 23 (31.94%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Retail
3 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.17%) Games
5 3 (4.17%) Banking
5 3 (4.17%) Marketing
6 2 (2.78%) Electronics
7 1 (1.39%) Legal
7 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) HTML
2 4 (5.56%) J2EE
2 4 (5.56%) EJB
2 4 (5.56%) CSS
2 4 (5.56%) JSP
2 4 (5.56%) Servlets
2 4 (5.56%) Web Services
3 2 (2.78%) COM
3 2 (2.78%) SAP PI
3 2 (2.78%) HTML5
4 1 (1.39%) WAP
4 1 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 11 (15.28%) Public Cloud
2 11 (15.28%) Clustering
3 10 (13.89%) Replication
4 8 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (9.72%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (6.94%) Visualisation
6 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.17%) Blog
7 3 (4.17%) FMCG
8 2 (2.78%) Xbox
8 2 (2.78%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.78%) Streaming Video
8 2 (2.78%) DTV
8 2 (2.78%) STB
8 2 (2.78%) PKI
8 2 (2.78%) IPTV
8 2 (2.78%) EMC VNX
8 2 (2.78%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 33 (45.83%) Windows
2 26 (36.11%) Linux
3 15 (20.83%) UNIX
4 7 (9.72%) AIX
5 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.56%) VMS
7 3 (4.17%) Android
7 3 (4.17%) Solaris
8 2 (2.78%) HPUX
8 2 (2.78%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.00%) Migration
2 16 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 12 (16.67%) ITIL
4 10 (13.89%) Open Source
4 10 (13.89%) Information Security
5 7 (9.72%) E-Commerce
5 7 (9.72%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (6.94%) SIEM
6 5 (6.94%) Capacity Management
6 5 (6.94%) Coaching
6 5 (6.94%) Change Management
7 4 (5.56%) MVC
7 4 (5.56%) TOGAF
7 4 (5.56%) UML
7 4 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (4.17%) Data Protection
8 3 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.17%) Information Security Management
8 3 (4.17%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.56%) SQL
2 9 (12.50%) Java
3 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.78%) Perl
4 2 (2.78%) PHP
4 2 (2.78%) Python
4 2 (2.78%) Jython
4 2 (2.78%) Ruby
5 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.39%) VBScript
5 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) CISSP
2 5 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.94%) CCNA
2 5 (6.94%) CISM
3 2 (2.78%) MCSE
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.78%) IBM Certification
3 2 (2.78%) MCITP
4 1 (1.39%) Degree
4 1 (1.39%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 29 (40.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (26.39%) Hyper-V
3 13 (18.06%) VMware ESX
4 11 (15.28%) vCloud
5 6 (8.33%) vSphere
5 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.78%) SRDF
6 2 (2.78%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (1.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.39%) Samba
7 1 (1.39%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
1 8 (11.11%) vMotion
2 5 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.56%) Puppet
3 4 (5.56%) SCCM
4 2 (2.78%) SCOM
4 2 (2.78%) Ansible
4 2 (2.78%) EMC VPLEX
4 2 (2.78%) SnapMirror
4 2 (2.78%) SnapVault
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.39%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.39%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 41 (56.94%) VMware
2 34 (47.22%) Microsoft
3 21 (29.17%) IBM
4 12 (16.67%) Oracle
4 12 (16.67%) Cisco
5 10 (13.89%) HP
6 9 (12.50%) SAP
6 9 (12.50%) BMC
7 8 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.94%) EMC
8 5 (6.94%) Citrix
8 5 (6.94%) ProCurve
8 5 (6.94%) CheckPoint
9 4 (5.56%) NetIQ
9 4 (5.56%) Hitachi
10 3 (4.17%) NetApp
11 2 (2.78%) Juniper
11 2 (2.78%) Apple
11 2 (2.78%) Sybase
11 2 (2.78%) Dell