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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 33 35 52
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 42 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.22% 6.22% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.42% 6.71% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 8
Average salary £82,500 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £62,500 £56,700
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
566 343 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.25% 92.70% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 418 265 251
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 £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 21 October 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Watford

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 42 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 34 (36.17%) VMware
3 33 (35.11%) Finance
4 29 (30.85%) HP
4 29 (30.85%) Windows
5 28 (29.79%) Cisco
5 28 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (27.66%) Linux
7 25 (26.60%) SQL
8 24 (25.53%) Retail
9 23 (24.47%) Migration
9 23 (24.47%) Hyper-V
10 22 (23.40%) Active Directory
10 22 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (21.28%) IaaS
11 20 (21.28%) Firewall
11 20 (21.28%) Change Management
11 20 (21.28%) PaaS
12 19 (20.21%) ITIL
12 19 (20.21%) WAN
13 18 (19.15%) LAN
13 18 (19.15%) UML
14 17 (18.09%) Java
15 16 (17.02%) Oracle
15 16 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (17.02%) Red Hat
16 15 (15.96%) Lync
16 15 (15.96%) .NET
16 15 (15.96%) IBM
16 15 (15.96%) Opscode Chef

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 15 (15.96%) Lync
2 13 (13.83%) WebSphere
2 13 (13.83%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (10.64%) IIS
4 5 (5.32%) GlassFish
4 5 (5.32%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (5.32%) JBoss
4 5 (5.32%) WebLogic
4 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.32%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.32%) Apache
4 5 (5.32%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.32%) iPlanet
4 5 (5.32%) OpenStack
5 4 (4.26%) Tuxedo
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (3.19%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 20 (21.28%) IaaS
1 20 (21.28%) PaaS
2 14 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (13.83%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (11.70%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (6.38%) SaaS
6 5 (5.32%) Google Apps
7 3 (3.19%) Office 365
7 3 (3.19%) GitHub
8 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.28%) Firewall
2 19 (20.21%) WAN
3 18 (19.15%) LAN
4 11 (11.70%) SAN
5 9 (9.57%) NAS
5 9 (9.57%) Internet
6 8 (8.51%) HTTP
7 6 (6.38%) SSL
8 5 (5.32%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (5.32%) Ethernet
9 4 (4.26%) TCP/IP
9 4 (4.26%) DNS
9 4 (4.26%) Network Security
10 3 (3.19%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.19%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (2.13%) IPv4
11 2 (2.13%) FTP
11 2 (2.13%) LDAP
11 2 (2.13%) VLAN
12 1 (1.06%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.57%) DB2
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.06%) MySQL
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.06%) Big Data
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Rational Application Developer
2 6 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.38%) Maven
2 6 (6.38%) Hudson
2 6 (6.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.19%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (35.11%) Finance
2 24 (25.53%) Retail
3 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.19%) Law
5 1 (1.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.96%) .NET
2 11 (11.70%) J2EE
3 10 (10.64%) Web Services
4 8 (8.51%) EJB
4 8 (8.51%) CSS
4 8 (8.51%) JSP
4 8 (8.51%) Servlets
4 8 (8.51%) HTML
5 6 (6.38%) Middleware
6 5 (5.32%) RESTful
6 5 (5.32%) LAMP
6 5 (5.32%) COM
7 4 (4.26%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (4.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (2.13%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.13%) SAP PI
9 1 (1.06%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.77%) Management Information System
2 12 (12.77%) Visualisation
3 9 (9.57%) Open Source
4 7 (7.45%) Clustering
5 5 (5.32%) CMDB
6 4 (4.26%) Replication
7 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.06%) PKI
8 1 (1.06%) Economics
8 1 (1.06%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.85%) Windows
2 26 (27.66%) Linux
3 14 (14.89%) UNIX
4 11 (11.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (6.38%) Solaris
8 4 (4.26%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.13%) zOS
9 2 (2.13%) AIX
9 2 (2.13%) HPUX
9 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.47%) Migration
2 20 (21.28%) Change Management
3 19 (20.21%) ITIL
4 18 (19.15%) UML
5 13 (13.83%) DevOps
6 12 (12.77%) Information Security
7 10 (10.64%) E-Commerce
8 9 (9.57%) Network Design
9 8 (8.51%) MVC
10 7 (7.45%) Use Case
10 7 (7.45%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (6.38%) Project Management
11 6 (6.38%) SOA
11 6 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (6.38%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (5.32%) Financial Analysis
12 5 (5.32%) Data Management
12 5 (5.32%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.60%) SQL
2 17 (18.09%) Java
3 8 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.26%) Jython
5 3 (3.19%) Ruby
6 2 (2.13%) C#
6 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.06%) AWK
7 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.06%) sed
Qualifications
1 16 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (12.77%) CCNA
3 7 (7.45%) Degree
4 3 (3.19%) IBM Certification
4 3 (3.19%) CCNP
5 2 (2.13%) CCDP
5 2 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.13%) CCIE
6 1 (1.06%) MCTS
6 1 (1.06%) MCSE
6 1 (1.06%) MCSA
6 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 28 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (24.47%) Hyper-V
3 22 (23.40%) Active Directory
4 8 (8.51%) XenApp
5 5 (5.32%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (4.26%) vCloud
6 4 (4.26%) vSphere
6 4 (4.26%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.19%) SRDF
7 3 (3.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 3 (3.19%) NFS
8 2 (2.13%) MetaFrame
8 2 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.06%) Sendmail
9 1 (1.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (1.06%) Veritas File System
9 1 (1.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.06%) Samba
9 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (15.96%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (11.70%) Puppet
3 10 (10.64%) Tivoli
4 9 (9.57%) SCCM
5 5 (5.32%) BMC Performance Manager
6 1 (1.06%) SCOM
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (1.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 42 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 34 (36.17%) VMware
3 29 (30.85%) HP
4 28 (29.79%) Cisco
5 16 (17.02%) Oracle
5 16 (17.02%) Red Hat
6 15 (15.96%) IBM
7 13 (13.83%) Citrix
8 12 (12.77%) CheckPoint
8 12 (12.77%) ProCurve
9 10 (10.64%) BMC
9 10 (10.64%) EMC
10 9 (9.57%) NetApp
11 5 (5.32%) Google
11 5 (5.32%) SAP
11 5 (5.32%) NetIQ
11 5 (5.32%) CA
11 5 (5.32%) Rackspace
12 4 (4.26%) Hitachi
12 4 (4.26%) Juniper