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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 34 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 39 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.29% 2.49% 6.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.43% 2.64% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 26 7 17
Average salary £62,000 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £57,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £69,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
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
525 341 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.13% 94.20% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 379 260 229
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Watford

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 47 (52.81%) Microsoft
2 36 (40.45%) Finance
3 35 (39.33%) VMware
4 32 (35.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (33.71%) Cisco
6 28 (31.46%) Windows
6 28 (31.46%) Retail
7 27 (30.34%) Hyper-V
8 26 (29.21%) SQL
9 24 (26.97%) Linux
9 24 (26.97%) Active Directory
10 23 (25.84%) HP
11 22 (24.72%) Firewall
11 22 (24.72%) WAN
12 21 (23.60%) LAN
12 21 (23.60%) PaaS
13 20 (22.47%) ITIL
13 20 (22.47%) Cisco Certification
14 19 (21.35%) Red Hat
14 19 (21.35%) Change Management
14 19 (21.35%) SQL Server
15 17 (19.10%) Management Information System
15 17 (19.10%) Migration
15 17 (19.10%) CheckPoint
15 17 (19.10%) Degree
15 17 (19.10%) IaaS
16 16 (17.98%) Information Security
16 16 (17.98%) Visualisation
16 16 (17.98%) CCNA
17 14 (15.73%) Oracle

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 14 (15.73%) Lync
2 9 (10.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (10.11%) IIS
2 9 (10.11%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.49%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.37%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.37%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (3.37%) Apache
4 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.37%) Tuxedo
4 3 (3.37%) iPlanet
4 3 (3.37%) GlassFish
4 3 (3.37%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.25%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.25%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.25%) CMS
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.12%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (12.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 21 (23.60%) PaaS
2 17 (19.10%) IaaS
3 9 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (5.62%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (4.49%) Office 365
7 3 (3.37%) Google Apps
7 3 (3.37%) SaaS
8 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (24.72%) WAN
1 22 (24.72%) Firewall
2 21 (23.60%) LAN
3 8 (8.99%) SAN
3 8 (8.99%) Internet
4 6 (6.74%) HTTP
4 6 (6.74%) NAS
5 5 (5.62%) SSL
6 4 (4.49%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (4.49%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (4.49%) Network Security
7 3 (3.37%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.37%) DNS
7 3 (3.37%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.25%) FTP
8 2 (2.25%) LDAP
8 2 (2.25%) IPv4
8 2 (2.25%) OSPF
8 2 (2.25%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.87%) DB2
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.12%) Big Data
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.12%) Maven
2 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.12%) Hudson
General
1 36 (40.45%) Finance
2 28 (31.46%) Retail
3 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.25%) Advertising
4 2 (2.25%) Games
5 1 (1.12%) Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.73%) .NET
2 8 (8.99%) J2EE
3 7 (7.87%) Web Services
4 6 (6.74%) HTML
4 6 (6.74%) EJB
4 6 (6.74%) CSS
4 6 (6.74%) JSP
4 6 (6.74%) Servlets
5 3 (3.37%) COM
5 3 (3.37%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (3.37%) Middleware
5 3 (3.37%) LAMP
5 3 (3.37%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (3.37%) RESTful
6 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (2.25%) SAP PI
6 2 (2.25%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.25%) WCF
6 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.10%) Management Information System
2 16 (17.98%) Visualisation
3 13 (14.61%) Clustering
4 7 (7.87%) Open Source
5 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.49%) EPoS
6 3 (3.37%) CMDB
6 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.25%) Replication
8 1 (1.12%) Firmware
8 1 (1.12%) Economics
8 1 (1.12%) PKI
8 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 28 (31.46%) Windows
2 24 (26.97%) Linux
3 14 (15.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (15.73%) UNIX
4 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (7.87%) Solaris
6 4 (4.49%) AIX
6 4 (4.49%) HPUX
7 3 (3.37%) Windows 2000
7 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.47%) ITIL
2 19 (21.35%) Change Management
3 17 (19.10%) Migration
4 16 (17.98%) Information Security
5 14 (15.73%) Network Design
6 12 (13.48%) UML
7 11 (12.36%) E-Commerce
8 9 (10.11%) Project Management
9 8 (8.99%) MVC
10 7 (7.87%) SOA
11 6 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (6.74%) TOGAF
11 6 (6.74%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (6.74%) DevOps
12 5 (5.62%) BCP
12 5 (5.62%) Validation
12 5 (5.62%) Use Case
13 4 (4.49%) Technical Architecture
13 4 (4.49%) CRM
13 4 (4.49%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.21%) SQL
2 12 (13.48%) Java
3 6 (6.74%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.37%) Jython
5 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.12%) sed
5 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.12%) AWK
5 1 (1.12%) C
5 1 (1.12%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (22.47%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (19.10%) Degree
3 16 (17.98%) CCNA
4 3 (3.37%) CCIE
5 2 (2.25%) CCNP
5 2 (2.25%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.12%) CCDP
6 1 (1.12%) MCSE
6 1 (1.12%) MCSA
6 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.12%) IBM Certification
6 1 (1.12%) MBA
6 1 (1.12%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
System Software
1 32 (35.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (30.34%) Hyper-V
3 24 (26.97%) Active Directory
4 5 (5.62%) XenApp
5 4 (4.49%) vCloud
6 3 (3.37%) vSphere
6 3 (3.37%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.37%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.25%) MetaFrame
7 2 (2.25%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.12%) NFS
8 1 (1.12%) Samba
8 1 (1.12%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (1.12%) Veritas File System
8 1 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.12%) SRDF
8 1 (1.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (7.87%) SCCM
3 6 (6.74%) Tivoli
4 4 (4.49%) Puppet
5 3 (3.37%) BMC Performance Manager
6 1 (1.12%) SCOM
6 1 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 47 (52.81%) Microsoft
2 35 (39.33%) VMware
3 30 (33.71%) Cisco
4 23 (25.84%) HP
5 19 (21.35%) Red Hat
6 17 (19.10%) CheckPoint
7 14 (15.73%) Oracle
8 12 (13.48%) ProCurve
9 11 (12.36%) IBM
10 8 (8.99%) EMC
11 7 (7.87%) Citrix
12 6 (6.74%) Juniper
12 6 (6.74%) BMC
13 5 (5.62%) NetApp
14 4 (4.49%) Dell
14 4 (4.49%) Sybase
14 4 (4.49%) SAP
14 4 (4.49%) Hitachi
14 4 (4.49%) Symantec
15 3 (3.37%) NetIQ
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