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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 29 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 43 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.95% 4.21% 4.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.08% 4.52% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 26 11 13
Average salary £82,500 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
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
532 354 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.34% 93.16% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 384 279 229
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Watford

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 46 (47.92%) Microsoft
2 39 (40.63%) Finance
3 38 (39.58%) VMware
4 34 (35.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 33 (34.38%) Cisco
6 31 (32.29%) Retail
7 30 (31.25%) HP
8 29 (30.21%) Windows
9 28 (29.17%) Linux
10 26 (27.08%) SQL
11 25 (26.04%) Hyper-V
12 24 (25.00%) Firewall
12 24 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
13 23 (23.96%) Active Directory
13 23 (23.96%) WAN
13 23 (23.96%) PaaS
14 22 (22.92%) LAN
15 21 (21.88%) Change Management
15 21 (21.88%) Migration
16 20 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
16 20 (20.83%) ITIL
17 19 (19.79%) Red Hat
17 19 (19.79%) IaaS
18 18 (18.75%) Oracle
19 17 (17.71%) Management Information System
20 16 (16.67%) CheckPoint
20 16 (16.67%) Java
20 16 (16.67%) UNIX
20 16 (16.67%) UML
20 16 (16.67%) CCNA

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (14.58%) Lync
2 11 (11.46%) WebSphere Application Server
2 11 (11.46%) WebSphere
3 9 (9.38%) IIS
4 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.21%) OpenStack
5 4 (4.17%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.13%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.13%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (3.13%) Apache
6 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.13%) Tuxedo
6 3 (3.13%) iPlanet
6 3 (3.13%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.04%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 23 (23.96%) PaaS
2 19 (19.79%) IaaS
3 13 (13.54%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (5.21%) SaaS
6 5 (5.21%) Google Apps
7 3 (3.13%) Office 365
7 3 (3.13%) GitHub
8 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.00%) Firewall
2 23 (23.96%) WAN
3 22 (22.92%) LAN
4 10 (10.42%) Internet
5 9 (9.38%) SAN
6 7 (7.29%) NAS
7 6 (6.25%) HTTP
8 5 (5.21%) Ethernet
8 5 (5.21%) SSL
9 4 (4.17%) TCP/IP
9 4 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (4.17%) Network Security
10 3 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.13%) DNS
10 3 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (2.08%) VLAN
11 2 (2.08%) IPv4
11 2 (2.08%) FTP
11 2 (2.08%) LDAP
12 1 (1.04%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.38%) DB2
3 2 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.04%) Big Data
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Rational Application Developer
2 5 (5.21%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.21%) Maven
2 5 (5.21%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.21%) Hudson
3 2 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (40.63%) Finance
2 31 (32.29%) Retail
3 4 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.58%) .NET
2 10 (10.42%) J2EE
3 9 (9.38%) Web Services
4 8 (8.33%) EJB
4 8 (8.33%) CSS
4 8 (8.33%) JSP
4 8 (8.33%) Servlets
4 8 (8.33%) HTML
5 5 (5.21%) LAMP
5 5 (5.21%) RESTful
5 5 (5.21%) COM
6 3 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (3.13%) Middleware
6 3 (3.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (2.08%) SAP PI
7 2 (2.08%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.04%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (17.71%) Management Information System
3 16 (16.67%) Visualisation
4 10 (10.42%) Clustering
5 7 (7.29%) Open Source
6 5 (5.21%) CMDB
7 4 (4.17%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.17%) EPoS
8 3 (3.13%) Replication
8 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.04%) Economics
10 1 (1.04%) PKI
10 1 (1.04%) Firmware
10 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.21%) Windows
2 28 (29.17%) Linux
3 16 (16.67%) UNIX
4 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (7.29%) Solaris
7 4 (4.17%) AIX
7 4 (4.17%) HPUX
7 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.13%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.04%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.88%) Change Management
1 21 (21.88%) Migration
2 20 (20.83%) ITIL
3 16 (16.67%) UML
3 16 (16.67%) Information Security
4 13 (13.54%) E-Commerce
5 12 (12.50%) Network Design
5 12 (12.50%) DevOps
6 11 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (10.42%) Project Management
8 9 (9.38%) SOA
9 8 (8.33%) MVC
10 7 (7.29%) Use Case
11 6 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (6.25%) TOGAF
11 6 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (5.21%) Financial Analysis
12 5 (5.21%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.08%) SQL
2 16 (16.67%) Java
3 8 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.13%) Jython
5 2 (2.08%) Ruby
6 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.04%) sed
6 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.04%) AWK
Qualifications
1 20 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (16.67%) CCNA
2 16 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (3.13%) CCNP
4 2 (2.08%) CCIE
4 2 (2.08%) CCDP
4 2 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.08%) IBM Certification
5 1 (1.04%) MBA
5 1 (1.04%) MCTS
5 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.04%) MCSE
5 1 (1.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 34 (35.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (26.04%) Hyper-V
3 23 (23.96%) Active Directory
4 8 (8.33%) XenApp
5 4 (4.17%) XenDesktop
5 4 (4.17%) vCloud
6 3 (3.13%) vSphere
6 3 (3.13%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.08%) MetaFrame
7 2 (2.08%) NFS
7 2 (2.08%) SRDF
7 2 (2.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (1.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (1.04%) Veritas File System
8 1 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.04%) Samba
8 1 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.04%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 14 (14.58%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (10.42%) Puppet
3 8 (8.33%) Tivoli
3 8 (8.33%) SCCM
4 3 (3.13%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (1.04%) SCOM
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (1.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 46 (47.92%) Microsoft
2 38 (39.58%) VMware
3 33 (34.38%) Cisco
4 30 (31.25%) HP
5 19 (19.79%) Red Hat
6 18 (18.75%) Oracle
7 16 (16.67%) CheckPoint
8 14 (14.58%) IBM
9 12 (12.50%) ProCurve
10 11 (11.46%) EMC
10 11 (11.46%) Citrix
11 8 (8.33%) BMC
11 8 (8.33%) NetApp
12 6 (6.25%) Juniper
13 5 (5.21%) CA
13 5 (5.21%) Hitachi
13 5 (5.21%) SAP
13 5 (5.21%) Rackspace
13 5 (5.21%) Google
14 4 (4.17%) Symantec
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