The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 45 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 5306 5539 5713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.42% 5.02% 4.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.62% 5.22% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3972 4294 4303
Median salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94453 106197 112297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79493 87537 91539
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Architect in the job title.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect within the UK.

Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 within the UK.

Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 4928 £72,500 +3.57% 504
London +2 2438 £80,000 +3.22% 238
South East +4 889 £67,500 +3.84% 69
City of London -16 311 £80,000 +6.66% 52
Yorkshire +14 307 £65,000 +4.00% 34
East of England -6 286 £65,000 +4.00% 21
West Midlands +1 282 £65,000 - 33
West Yorkshire +23 281 £65,000 +4.00% 30
Berkshire +5 279 £70,000 - 18
North West +8 236 £65,000 - 34
South West +2 207 £69,000 +15.00% 38
East Midlands +39 184 £61,500 +7.89% 22
Scotland +35 183 £60,000 -5.13% 18
Surrey -7 169 £70,000 +7.69% 18
Leeds +12 161 £60,000 -4.00% 20
Birmingham +5 158 £65,000 - 13
Manchester -4 147 £67,500 +3.84% 24
Hampshire -15 130 £67,500 +15.38% 13
Oxfordshire +34 113 £62,500 +8.69% 4
Edinburgh +33 109 £60,675 -6.65% 9
Reading +27 99 £70,000 - 11
Cambridgeshire -6 89 £60,000 +3.44% 7
Bradford +38 88 £80,000 +28.00% 9
Bristol +27 84 £67,500 +8.00% 8
Hertfordshire -2 79 £65,000 - 6
Buckinghamshire +6 74 £65,000 +1.76% 4
Bedfordshire +10 70 £72,500 +20.83% 4
Northamptonshire +31 66 £57,500 -4.16% 6
Oxford +29 58 £65,000 +30.00%
Glasgow +4 48 £60,000 +8.10% 4

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Architect in the job title.

1 2730 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
2 2611 (24.63%) Finance
3 2327 (21.95%) TOGAF
4 2208 (20.82%) Java
5 1727 (16.29%) Oracle
6 1657 (15.63%) Microsoft
7 1600 (15.09%) SOA
8 1398 (13.18%) .NET
9 1358 (12.81%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1260 (11.88%) Presales
11 1200 (11.32%) Degree
12 1159 (10.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 1127 (10.63%) Retail
14 1110 (10.47%) SQL
15 1007 (9.50%) Web Services
16 950 (8.96%) E-Commerce
17 949 (8.95%) SQL Server
18 930 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
19 927 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
20 906 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
21 891 (8.40%) C#
22 888 (8.37%) CRM
23 870 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
24 868 (8.19%) ITIL
25 843 (7.95%) JavaScript
26 840 (7.92%) Windows
26 840 (7.92%) Banking
27 835 (7.88%) VMware
28 815 (7.69%) Security Cleared
29 809 (7.63%) Analytics

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 347 (3.27%) WebSphere
2 341 (3.22%) SharePoint
3 199 (1.88%) CMS
4 184 (1.74%) Apache Spark
5 174 (1.64%) Apache
6 170 (1.60%) Tomcat
7 156 (1.47%) WebLogic
8 135 (1.27%) JBoss
9 126 (1.19%) IIS
10 116 (1.09%) MS Exchange
11 108 (1.02%) Skype for Business
12 93 (0.88%) Mule
12 93 (0.88%) NetWeaver
13 82 (0.77%) SAS
14 78 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
15 75 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
16 71 (0.67%) OpenStack
17 69 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 65 (0.61%) Apache Pig
19 56 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 661 (6.23%) MS Excel
2 116 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 80 (0.75%) MS Office
4 73 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
6 25 (0.24%) MS Project
7 14 (0.13%) InVision
8 12 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 11 (0.10%) SPSS
10 10 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
10 10 (0.094%) InfoPath
11 9 (0.085%) Photoshop
12 6 (0.057%) InDesign
13 3 (0.028%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.028%) Gephi
14 2 (0.019%) Final Cut Pro
14 2 (0.019%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.009%) Flinto
15 1 (0.009%) Simulink
15 1 (0.009%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 138 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 116 (1.09%) Oracle Retail
3 90 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
4 78 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
5 66 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 64 (0.60%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 60 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
8 49 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
9 48 (0.45%) SAP IS-U
10 45 (0.42%) SAP ERP
11 32 (0.30%) SAP CRM
12 26 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
12 26 (0.25%) SAP Retail
13 25 (0.24%) SAP GRC
14 23 (0.22%) Magento
15 22 (0.21%) SAP SD
16 21 (0.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
17 19 (0.18%) SAP SCM
18 18 (0.17%) Unica
19 16 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 930 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 927 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
3 622 (5.87%) SaaS
4 445 (4.20%) PaaS
5 403 (3.80%) IaaS
6 295 (2.78%) Office 365
7 194 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
8 107 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
9 98 (0.92%) Force.com
10 86 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
11 53 (0.50%) GitHub
12 42 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 29 (0.27%) Amazon S3
13 29 (0.27%) SoftLayer
14 27 (0.25%) Heroku
15 23 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
16 22 (0.21%) iPaaS
17 20 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
18 18 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 17 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 478 (4.51%) Firewall
2 314 (2.96%) WAN
3 283 (2.67%) LAN
4 226 (2.13%) SAN
5 221 (2.08%) Internet
6 217 (2.05%) Network Security
7 213 (2.01%) VPN
8 194 (1.83%) DNS
9 170 (1.60%) HTTP
10 147 (1.39%) MPLS
11 103 (0.97%) NAS
12 95 (0.90%) TCP/IP
13 94 (0.89%) OSPF
14 92 (0.87%) Wireless
15 91 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
16 87 (0.82%) SSL
17 82 (0.77%) DHCP
18 78 (0.74%) Unified Communications
19 74 (0.70%) VoIP
20 73 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 949 (8.95%) SQL Server
2 800 (7.55%) Big Data
3 662 (6.24%) Data Warehouse
4 487 (4.59%) NoSQL
5 480 (4.53%) Hadoop
6 352 (3.32%) Relational Database
7 296 (2.79%) MySQL
8 243 (2.29%) MongoDB
9 213 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 206 (1.94%) DB2
11 191 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 169 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
13 158 (1.49%) RDBMS
14 157 (1.48%) Oracle Database
15 132 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
16 124 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 123 (1.16%) Apache Hive
18 110 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
19 108 (1.02%) Data Mining
20 100 (0.94%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 200 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 160 (1.51%) Git (software)
3 119 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 101 (0.95%) Talend Open Studio
5 89 (0.84%) Subversion
6 84 (0.79%) Maven
7 78 (0.74%) JIRA
8 65 (0.61%) ERwin
9 64 (0.60%) Ant
9 64 (0.60%) Eclipse
9 64 (0.60%) JUnit
10 59 (0.56%) Visual Studio
11 52 (0.49%) Axure RP
12 48 (0.45%) Selenium
13 39 (0.37%) IntelliJ
14 36 (0.34%) Hudson
14 36 (0.34%) TeamCity
15 34 (0.32%) NUnit
16 33 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 29 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2611 (24.63%) Finance
2 1127 (10.63%) Retail
3 840 (7.92%) Banking
4 759 (7.16%) Telecoms
5 530 (5.00%) Marketing
6 220 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 160 (1.51%) Legal
8 154 (1.45%) Publishing
9 127 (1.20%) Advertising
10 117 (1.10%) Games
11 103 (0.97%) Law
12 90 (0.85%) Billing
13 87 (0.82%) Investment Banking
14 82 (0.77%) Automotive
15 70 (0.66%) Electronics
16 67 (0.63%) Local Government
17 64 (0.60%) Back Office
18 51 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
19 49 (0.46%) Front Office
20 48 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1398 (13.18%) .NET
2 1007 (9.50%) Web Services
3 709 (6.69%) HTML
4 588 (5.55%) Middleware
5 549 (5.18%) XML
6 478 (4.51%) REST
7 425 (4.01%) J2EE
8 407 (3.84%) CSS
9 382 (3.60%) ASP.NET
10 381 (3.59%) SOAP
11 340 (3.21%) HTML5
12 290 (2.74%) Spring
13 281 (2.65%) AngularJS
14 268 (2.53%) RESTful
15 258 (2.43%) Java EE
16 203 (1.91%) JSON
17 188 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
18 177 (1.67%) jQuery
19 174 (1.64%) Node.js
20 167 (1.58%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 870 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 723 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 598 (5.64%) Management Information System
4 518 (4.89%) Computer Science
4 518 (4.89%) Enterprise Software
5 325 (3.07%) User Experience
6 265 (2.50%) Mobile App
7 244 (2.30%) Data Integration
8 208 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
9 165 (1.56%) Public Cloud
10 147 (1.39%) Private Cloud
11 126 (1.19%) Visualisation
12 116 (1.09%) Data Structures
13 115 (1.08%) PKI
14 113 (1.07%) Virtual Team
15 102 (0.96%) Clustering
16 86 (0.81%) Algorithms
17 85 (0.80%) Security Operations Centre
18 83 (0.78%) Fintech
19 77 (0.73%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 840 (7.92%) Windows
2 672 (6.34%) Linux
3 393 (3.71%) Unix
4 226 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 153 (1.44%) Android
6 142 (1.34%) Apple iOS
7 125 (1.18%) Solaris
8 102 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 98 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 82 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 69 (0.65%) Windows 10
12 57 (0.54%) Windows 7
13 42 (0.40%) AIX
13 42 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
14 30 (0.28%) Windows 8
15 28 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
16 23 (0.22%) CentOS
17 22 (0.21%) Ubuntu
17 22 (0.21%) Windows Phone
18 15 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2730 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
2 2327 (21.95%) TOGAF
3 1600 (15.09%) SOA
4 1358 (12.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1260 (11.88%) Presales
6 1159 (10.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 950 (8.96%) E-Commerce
8 906 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
9 888 (8.37%) CRM
10 868 (8.19%) ITIL
11 809 (7.63%) Analytics
12 776 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
13 775 (7.31%) Project Management
14 727 (6.86%) Mentoring
15 720 (6.79%) Scrum
16 661 (6.23%) Data Modelling
17 657 (6.20%) Zachman Framework
18 631 (5.95%) Open Source
19 628 (5.92%) UML
20 613 (5.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2208 (20.82%) Java
2 1110 (10.47%) SQL
3 891 (8.40%) C#
4 843 (7.95%) JavaScript
5 318 (3.00%) Python
6 302 (2.85%) PHP
7 292 (2.75%) C
8 200 (1.89%) Ruby
9 191 (1.80%) Scala
10 179 (1.69%) C++
11 162 (1.53%) PowerShell
12 156 (1.47%) Perl
13 120 (1.13%) PL/SQL
14 88 (0.83%) T-SQL
15 73 (0.69%) R
16 60 (0.57%) Groovy
17 56 (0.53%) Apex Code
18 55 (0.52%) Objective-C
18 55 (0.52%) Shell Script
19 54 (0.51%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1200 (11.32%) Degree
2 815 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 541 (5.10%) SC Cleared
4 364 (3.43%) CISSP
5 257 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
6 248 (2.34%) DV Cleared
7 200 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 166 (1.57%) CISM
9 156 (1.47%) CCNP
10 130 (1.23%) CCIE
10 130 (1.23%) PMI Certification
11 107 (1.01%) MCSE
12 101 (0.95%) ISEB
13 100 (0.94%) CCNA
14 83 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 73 (0.69%) CESG Certified Professional
16 68 (0.64%) CISA
17 66 (0.62%) CCDP
18 64 (0.60%) PMP
19 60 (0.57%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 358 (3.38%) QA
2 320 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 237 (2.24%) Data Quality
4 163 (1.54%) PCI DSS
5 116 (1.09%) COBIT
6 77 (0.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 52 (0.49%) SLA
8 46 (0.43%) SEPA
9 22 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 19 (0.18%) ISO 9001
10 19 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 15 (0.14%) ISO20022
12 14 (0.13%) HIPAA
13 13 (0.12%) MiFID
14 10 (0.094%) Dodd-Frank
14 10 (0.094%) EMIR
15 9 (0.085%) GPG13
15 9 (0.085%) Solvency II
16 8 (0.075%) HL7
17 7 (0.066%) JSP 440
System Software
1 582 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 443 (4.18%) Active Directory
3 268 (2.53%) Hyper-V
4 174 (1.64%) Docker
5 83 (0.78%) vCloud
6 81 (0.76%) vSphere
7 69 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
8 65 (0.61%) XenApp
9 49 (0.46%) XenDesktop
10 41 (0.39%) Xen
11 39 (0.37%) VMware ESX
12 38 (0.36%) HDFS
13 33 (0.31%) NFS
14 31 (0.29%) Apache Flume
14 31 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
15 26 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
16 25 (0.24%) SRDF
16 25 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
17 21 (0.20%) KVM
17 21 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 277 (2.61%) Puppet
2 186 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 133 (1.25%) SCCM
4 127 (1.20%) Ansible
5 62 (0.58%) SCVMM
6 36 (0.34%) Kubernetes
7 29 (0.27%) SCOM
8 27 (0.25%) Tivoli
9 25 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 25 (0.24%) NetBackup
10 19 (0.18%) rkt
11 18 (0.17%) AirWatch
11 18 (0.17%) Mesos
11 18 (0.17%) MOM
12 15 (0.14%) CFEngine
12 15 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
12 15 (0.14%) Nagios
13 13 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
13 13 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
13 13 (0.12%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1727 (16.29%) Oracle
2 1657 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 835 (7.88%) VMware
4 786 (7.41%) Cisco
5 664 (6.26%) SAP
6 572 (5.39%) IBM
7 379 (3.57%) Citrix
8 276 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
9 265 (2.50%) HP
10 231 (2.18%) NetApp
11 219 (2.07%) Juniper
12 206 (1.94%) EMC
13 197 (1.86%) CheckPoint
14 166 (1.57%) MuleSoft
15 142 (1.34%) hybris
16 139 (1.31%) Informatica
17 137 (1.29%) Google
18 135 (1.27%) ATG
19 125 (1.18%) TIBCO
20 121 (1.14%) Tableau
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Full Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £61000 per annum + benefits (pension, etc)
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £67,000 to £77,500 (+ competitive package)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £67,000 to £77,500 (+ competitive package)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £67 000 to £77 500 (+ competitive package)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg+car+15%bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Health Care, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Great Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £90,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £48000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
UK
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + career prog, varied role
Posted: 21 hours ago
Street, Somerset
Clarks
Salary: £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £68000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 + Generous Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 + Generous Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 + Generous Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 + Generous Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: competitive salary +benifits + bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £58,000 - £70,000 + Generous Package
Posted: 20 hours ago