The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems 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 Systems Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Architect
Rank 63 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 5 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.94% 1.10% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.18% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 4
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Systems 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
526 340 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.50% 93.41% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 381 259 229
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%

Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Systems Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Systems Architect
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Systems Architect Salary Trend in Watford

Systems Architect
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Architect across the Watford region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Systems Architect Salary Histogram in Watford

Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Systems 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 Systems Architect in their job title.

1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) J2EE
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) UML
2 6 (60.00%) DB2
2 6 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (60.00%) EJB
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) JSP
2 6 (60.00%) Servlets
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 6 (60.00%) Retail
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) Internet
2 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (60.00%) Rational Application Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Network Design
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) NAS
3 3 (30.00%) Product Management
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Systems 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 Systems Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (30.00%) NAS
2 3 (30.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) DB2
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Hudson
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) J2EE
1 6 (60.00%) EJB
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
1 6 (60.00%) JSP
1 6 (60.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) UML
1 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Network Design
2 3 (30.00%) Product Management
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) hybris
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) CollabNet