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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 27 35 50
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 42 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.24% 6.13% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.45% 6.59% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 6
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 £54,500
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
564 349 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.24% 93.07% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 420 269 247
Average salary £45,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 24 October 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Watford

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 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 41 (44.57%) Microsoft
2 33 (35.87%) VMware
3 31 (33.70%) Finance
4 30 (32.61%) Windows
5 29 (31.52%) HP
6 27 (29.35%) Cisco
6 27 (29.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (28.26%) Linux
8 25 (27.17%) SQL
9 23 (25.00%) Migration
10 22 (23.91%) Retail
10 22 (23.91%) Hyper-V
10 22 (23.91%) Active Directory
11 20 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (20.65%) IaaS
12 19 (20.65%) Change Management
12 19 (20.65%) Firewall
12 19 (20.65%) PaaS
13 18 (19.57%) ITIL
13 18 (19.57%) WAN
14 17 (18.48%) LAN
14 17 (18.48%) UML
14 17 (18.48%) Java
15 16 (17.39%) Oracle
15 16 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
16 15 (16.30%) .NET
16 15 (16.30%) IBM
16 15 (16.30%) Cisco Certification
16 15 (16.30%) Red Hat
16 15 (16.30%) Microsoft Azure

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 14 (15.22%) Lync
2 13 (14.13%) WebSphere Application Server
2 13 (14.13%) WebSphere
3 10 (10.87%) IIS
4 5 (5.43%) JBoss
4 5 (5.43%) WebLogic
4 5 (5.43%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.43%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.43%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (5.43%) Apache
4 5 (5.43%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.43%) iPlanet
4 5 (5.43%) GlassFish
4 5 (5.43%) OpenStack
5 4 (4.35%) Tuxedo
6 3 (3.26%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.65%) PaaS
1 19 (20.65%) IaaS
2 15 (16.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (6.52%) SaaS
6 5 (5.43%) Google Apps
7 3 (3.26%) Office 365
7 3 (3.26%) GitHub
8 1 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.65%) Firewall
2 18 (19.57%) WAN
3 17 (18.48%) LAN
4 11 (11.96%) SAN
5 9 (9.78%) Internet
5 9 (9.78%) NAS
6 8 (8.70%) HTTP
7 6 (6.52%) SSL
8 5 (5.43%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (5.43%) Ethernet
9 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
9 4 (4.35%) DNS
9 4 (4.35%) Network Security
10 3 (3.26%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.26%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (2.17%) VLAN
11 2 (2.17%) IPv4
11 2 (2.17%) FTP
11 2 (2.17%) LDAP
12 1 (1.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.78%) DB2
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.09%) Big Data
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Rational Application Developer
2 7 (7.61%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.61%) Maven
2 7 (7.61%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.61%) Hudson
3 4 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (33.70%) Finance
2 22 (23.91%) Retail
3 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.26%) Law
5 1 (1.09%) Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.30%) .NET
2 11 (11.96%) J2EE
3 10 (10.87%) Web Services
4 8 (8.70%) EJB
4 8 (8.70%) CSS
4 8 (8.70%) JSP
4 8 (8.70%) Servlets
4 8 (8.70%) HTML
5 6 (6.52%) Middleware
6 5 (5.43%) LAMP
6 5 (5.43%) RESTful
6 5 (5.43%) COM
7 4 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (2.17%) SAP PI
8 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.09%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.96%) Visualisation
2 11 (11.96%) Management Information System
3 9 (9.78%) Open Source
4 7 (7.61%) Clustering
5 5 (5.43%) CMDB
6 4 (4.35%) Replication
7 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.09%) Economics
8 1 (1.09%) PKI
8 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (32.61%) Windows
2 26 (28.26%) Linux
3 14 (15.22%) UNIX
4 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (6.52%) Solaris
8 4 (4.35%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.17%) zOS
9 2 (2.17%) AIX
9 2 (2.17%) HPUX
9 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.00%) Migration
2 19 (20.65%) Change Management
3 18 (19.57%) ITIL
4 17 (18.48%) UML
5 14 (15.22%) DevOps
6 11 (11.96%) Information Security
7 9 (9.78%) Network Design
7 9 (9.78%) E-Commerce
8 8 (8.70%) MVC
9 7 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (7.61%) Use Case
9 7 (7.61%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.52%) Project Management
11 5 (5.43%) Data Modelling
11 5 (5.43%) SOA
11 5 (5.43%) E-business
11 5 (5.43%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.17%) SQL
2 17 (18.48%) Java
3 8 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.35%) Jython
4 4 (4.35%) Ruby
5 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.17%) C#
6 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.09%) AWK
6 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.09%) sed
Qualifications
1 15 (16.30%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (11.96%) CCNA
3 6 (6.52%) Degree
4 3 (3.26%) IBM Certification
4 3 (3.26%) CCNP
5 2 (2.17%) CCIE
5 2 (2.17%) CCDP
5 2 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.09%) MCTS
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.09%) MCSE
6 1 (1.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 27 (29.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (23.91%) Hyper-V
2 22 (23.91%) Active Directory
3 8 (8.70%) XenApp
4 5 (5.43%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (4.35%) XenDesktop
5 4 (4.35%) vSphere
5 4 (4.35%) vCloud
6 3 (3.26%) NFS
6 3 (3.26%) SRDF
6 3 (3.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.17%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.09%) Firmware
8 1 (1.09%) Samba
8 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.09%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (1.09%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 16 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (13.04%) Puppet
3 10 (10.87%) Tivoli
4 9 (9.78%) SCCM
5 5 (5.43%) BMC Performance Manager
6 1 (1.09%) SCOM
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 41 (44.57%) Microsoft
2 33 (35.87%) VMware
3 29 (31.52%) HP
4 27 (29.35%) Cisco
5 16 (17.39%) Oracle
6 15 (16.30%) IBM
6 15 (16.30%) Red Hat
7 13 (14.13%) Citrix
8 11 (11.96%) CheckPoint
8 11 (11.96%) ProCurve
9 10 (10.87%) EMC
9 10 (10.87%) BMC
10 9 (9.78%) NetApp
11 5 (5.43%) CA
11 5 (5.43%) SAP
11 5 (5.43%) Rackspace
11 5 (5.43%) NetIQ
11 5 (5.43%) Google
12 4 (4.35%) Brocade
12 4 (4.35%) hybris