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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 43 49 48
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 4968 5721 6094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.54% 5.40% 5.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.75% 5.60% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3703 4529 4683
Median salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +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
86446 102226 109753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.57% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71817 85217 90858
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +2 4638 £72,500 +3.57% 496
London +6 2193 £80,000 +3.22% 242
South East +11 911 £67,500 - 75
Berkshire +11 347 £70,000 - 22
East of England -9 314 £72,500 +5.07% 29
West Midlands +8 294 £60,000 -4.00% 22
City of London +2 282 £80,000 +3.22% 63
Yorkshire +4 260 £65,000 +8.33% 29
South West +13 218 £65,000 +10.16% 38
West Yorkshire +11 218 £70,000 +16.66% 26
East Midlands +15 209 £65,000 -7.14% 14
Birmingham +29 204 £60,000 -14.28% 13
North West -27 191 £65,050 +4.08% 47
Surrey +39 171 £70,000 +3.70% 14
Scotland +5 141 £60,000 -7.69% 19
Hampshire -10 141 £65,000 +4.00% 16
Manchester -9 124 £65,000 +4.83% 38
Leeds -13 117 £62,500 +4.16% 22
Northamptonshire +24 115 £55,000 -18.51% 6
Hertfordshire -7 98 £76,250 +22.00% 9
Northampton +25 96 £55,000 -20.00% 4
Bedfordshire -3 95 £70,000 -3.44% 4
Bristol +43 93 £75,000 +19.04% 15
Reading +6 82 £70,000 +5.66% 7
Edinburgh +17 80 £60,000 -5.13% 18
Buckinghamshire -21 79 £67,500 -6.89% 6
Cambridgeshire +19 65 £75,000 +7.14% 6
West Sussex +42 59 £62,500 - 4
Nottinghamshire +14 59 £75,000 +13.20% 5
Nottingham +16 58 £72,500 +7.40% 5

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 2665 (25.98%) Finance
2 2630 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 2254 (21.98%) Java
4 1990 (19.40%) TOGAF
5 1583 (15.43%) Microsoft
6 1521 (14.83%) Oracle
7 1403 (13.68%) SOA
8 1255 (12.24%) Presales
9 1236 (12.05%) Degree
10 1226 (11.95%) .NET
11 1144 (11.15%) Retail
12 1138 (11.09%) Amazon AWS
13 1107 (10.79%) Enterprise Architecture
14 1096 (10.69%) Microsoft Azure
15 1036 (10.10%) SQL
16 964 (9.40%) Big Data
17 903 (8.80%) Cisco
18 894 (8.72%) Banking
19 872 (8.50%) E-Commerce
20 869 (8.47%) SQL Server
21 865 (8.43%) VMware
22 850 (8.29%) Web Services
23 847 (8.26%) CRM
24 836 (8.15%) Technical Architecture
25 828 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
26 823 (8.02%) C#
27 789 (7.69%) ITIL
28 787 (7.67%) JavaScript
29 771 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
30 768 (7.49%) Linux

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
1 419 (4.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 314 (3.06%) SharePoint
3 278 (2.71%) Apache
4 251 (2.45%) WebSphere
5 217 (2.12%) JBoss
6 206 (2.01%) Tomcat
7 205 (2.00%) Apache Spark
8 180 (1.75%) IIS
9 153 (1.49%) CMS
10 124 (1.21%) WebLogic
11 110 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
12 105 (1.02%) Mule
13 102 (0.99%) OpenStack
14 91 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 85 (0.83%) MS Exchange
16 78 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
17 76 (0.74%) Apache Pig
18 71 (0.69%) Skype for Business
19 63 (0.61%) SAS
20 62 (0.60%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 657 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 171 (1.67%) MS Office
3 156 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 91 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 34 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
6 14 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 12 (0.12%) MS Project
8 11 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 11 (0.11%) SPSS
9 9 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 8 (0.078%) AutoCAD
11 6 (0.058%) SOLIDWORKS
12 5 (0.049%) CATIA
13 4 (0.039%) Gephi
14 3 (0.029%) InDesign
14 3 (0.029%) InVision
14 3 (0.029%) Simulink
15 2 (0.019%) Moqups
15 2 (0.019%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 155 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 94 (0.92%) Oracle Retail
3 91 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
4 77 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
5 62 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
6 53 (0.52%) SAP ERP
7 49 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
7 49 (0.48%) SAP CRM
8 48 (0.47%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 41 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 39 (0.38%) SAP HR
11 35 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
12 33 (0.32%) SAP CO
12 33 (0.32%) SAP FI
12 33 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
13 30 (0.29%) SAP hybris
14 24 (0.23%) RMDS
15 23 (0.22%) SAP ECC
16 22 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
16 22 (0.21%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1138 (11.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1096 (10.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 689 (6.72%) SaaS
4 422 (4.11%) PaaS
5 330 (3.22%) IaaS
6 261 (2.54%) Office 365
7 159 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
8 123 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
9 118 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
10 65 (0.63%) Force.com
11 61 (0.59%) IBM Cloud
12 50 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
13 39 (0.38%) Amazon S3
14 37 (0.36%) SoftLayer
15 35 (0.34%) Heroku
16 33 (0.32%) GitHub
17 25 (0.24%) Google App Engine
17 25 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 20 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
18 20 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 396 (3.86%) WAN
2 369 (3.60%) Firewall
3 343 (3.34%) LAN
4 280 (2.73%) SAN
5 261 (2.54%) Internet
6 254 (2.48%) DNS
7 241 (2.35%) HTTP
8 223 (2.17%) Network Security
9 207 (2.02%) VPN
10 183 (1.78%) MPLS
11 155 (1.51%) Unified Communications
12 141 (1.37%) DHCP
13 122 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
13 122 (1.19%) Wireless
14 100 (0.97%) VoIP
15 95 (0.93%) BGP
16 92 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
17 90 (0.88%) TCP/IP
18 89 (0.87%) SSL
19 82 (0.80%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 964 (9.40%) Big Data
2 869 (8.47%) SQL Server
3 649 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
4 600 (5.85%) NoSQL
5 490 (4.78%) Hadoop
6 403 (3.93%) Relational Database
7 296 (2.89%) MongoDB
8 279 (2.72%) MySQL
9 247 (2.41%) RDBMS
10 198 (1.93%) Oracle Database
11 191 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
12 165 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 139 (1.36%) DB2
13 139 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 135 (1.32%) HBase
15 123 (1.20%) Apache Hive
16 122 (1.19%) SAP HANA
17 100 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
18 97 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
19 94 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 247 (2.41%) Git (software)
2 244 (2.38%) Jenkins
3 95 (0.93%) Maven
4 77 (0.75%) JIRA
5 70 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
6 68 (0.66%) Visual Studio
7 67 (0.65%) JUnit
7 67 (0.65%) Subversion
8 60 (0.58%) Gradle
9 58 (0.57%) ERwin
10 56 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
10 56 (0.55%) Selenium
11 50 (0.49%) Eclipse
12 48 (0.47%) Cucumber
13 45 (0.44%) Axure RP
14 43 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
15 42 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 39 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
17 38 (0.37%) Vagrant
18 36 (0.35%) TeamCity
General
1 2665 (25.98%) Finance
2 1144 (11.15%) Retail
3 894 (8.72%) Banking
4 618 (6.03%) Telecoms
5 426 (4.15%) Marketing
6 268 (2.61%) Manufacturing
7 201 (1.96%) Legal
8 200 (1.95%) Advertising
9 153 (1.49%) Publishing
10 142 (1.38%) Games
11 118 (1.15%) Investment Banking
12 92 (0.90%) Billing
13 86 (0.84%) Back Office
14 78 (0.76%) Law
15 74 (0.72%) Retail Banking
16 66 (0.64%) Financial Institution
17 58 (0.57%) Local Government
18 56 (0.55%) Electronics
18 56 (0.55%) Front Office
19 43 (0.42%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1226 (11.95%) .NET
2 850 (8.29%) Web Services
3 638 (6.22%) HTML
4 595 (5.80%) Middleware
5 491 (4.79%) REST
6 444 (4.33%) XML
7 399 (3.89%) CSS
8 341 (3.32%) SOAP
9 326 (3.18%) J2EE
10 314 (3.06%) Spring
11 309 (3.01%) HTML5
12 300 (2.92%) AngularJS
13 259 (2.53%) ASP.NET
14 246 (2.40%) JSON
15 203 (1.98%) RESTful
16 199 (1.94%) Node.js
17 188 (1.83%) Java EE
18 173 (1.69%) .NET Framework
19 157 (1.53%) jQuery
20 132 (1.29%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 735 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
2 714 (6.96%) Data Centre
3 635 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
4 605 (5.90%) Computer Science
5 446 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 308 (3.00%) Data Integration
7 300 (2.92%) User Experience
8 270 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
9 198 (1.93%) Mobile App
10 167 (1.63%) Public Cloud
11 156 (1.52%) Private Cloud
12 143 (1.39%) Data Structures
13 139 (1.36%) Clustering
14 127 (1.24%) Visualisation
15 121 (1.18%) NHS
16 113 (1.10%) Algorithms
17 112 (1.09%) Virtual Team
18 99 (0.97%) Fintech
19 90 (0.88%) PKI
20 88 (0.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 768 (7.49%) Linux
2 693 (6.76%) Windows
3 340 (3.31%) Unix
4 225 (2.19%) Windows Server
5 141 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 138 (1.35%) Android
7 131 (1.28%) Apple iOS
8 123 (1.20%) Solaris
9 78 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 38 (0.37%) CentOS
10 38 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 38 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 33 (0.32%) Windows 10
12 29 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
13 23 (0.22%) AIX
14 22 (0.21%) Windows 7
15 11 (0.11%) OpenVMS
15 11 (0.11%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.078%) Windows Mobile
17 7 (0.068%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2630 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
2 1990 (19.40%) TOGAF
3 1403 (13.68%) SOA
4 1255 (12.24%) Presales
5 1107 (10.79%) Enterprise Architecture
6 872 (8.50%) E-Commerce
7 847 (8.26%) CRM
8 836 (8.15%) Technical Architecture
9 828 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 789 (7.69%) ITIL
11 771 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
12 755 (7.36%) Project Management
13 690 (6.73%) Scrum
14 684 (6.67%) Analytics
15 664 (6.47%) Data Modelling
16 628 (6.12%) DevOps
17 625 (6.09%) Open Source
18 616 (6.01%) Data Architecture
19 605 (5.90%) Mentoring
20 575 (5.61%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2254 (21.98%) Java
2 1036 (10.10%) SQL
3 823 (8.02%) C#
4 787 (7.67%) JavaScript
5 461 (4.49%) Python
6 275 (2.68%) C
7 254 (2.48%) PHP
8 229 (2.23%) Ruby
9 192 (1.87%) PowerShell
10 178 (1.74%) C++
11 156 (1.52%) Scala
12 134 (1.31%) Perl
13 113 (1.10%) PL/SQL
14 85 (0.83%) Bash Shell
15 70 (0.68%) T-SQL
16 65 (0.63%) Apex Code
17 55 (0.54%) Shell Script
18 51 (0.50%) Groovy
19 47 (0.46%) ABAP
20 45 (0.44%) R
Qualifications
1 1236 (12.05%) Degree
2 629 (6.13%) Security Cleared
3 383 (3.73%) SC Cleared
4 370 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
5 324 (3.16%) CISSP
6 244 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 215 (2.10%) DV Cleared
8 197 (1.92%) CCNP
9 187 (1.82%) CCIE
10 175 (1.71%) CISM
11 150 (1.46%) MCSE
12 144 (1.40%) CISA
13 112 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 108 (1.05%) CCNA
15 87 (0.85%) PMI Certification
16 85 (0.83%) CEH
17 79 (0.77%) ISEB
18 72 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
19 67 (0.65%) GIAC
20 65 (0.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 327 (3.19%) QA
2 241 (2.35%) Data Quality
3 228 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 219 (2.14%) PCI DSS
5 72 (0.70%) SLA
6 65 (0.63%) SEPA
7 54 (0.53%) COBIT
8 48 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 31 (0.30%) GCP
10 26 (0.25%) GPG13
11 24 (0.23%) MiFID
12 23 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 12 (0.12%) ISO 9001
13 12 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 10 (0.097%) ISO20022
15 9 (0.088%) Basel II
15 9 (0.088%) ISO27002
16 8 (0.078%) SDET
17 7 (0.068%) JSP 440
17 7 (0.068%) RMADS
System Software
1 641 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 351 (3.42%) Active Directory
3 310 (3.02%) Hyper-V
4 203 (1.98%) Docker
5 94 (0.92%) vCloud
6 85 (0.83%) vSphere
7 67 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
8 66 (0.64%) KVM
9 62 (0.60%) Xen
10 55 (0.54%) NFS
10 55 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
10 55 (0.54%) XenApp
11 52 (0.51%) SRDF
12 51 (0.50%) Apache Flume
12 51 (0.50%) VMware ESX
13 33 (0.32%) HDFS
14 29 (0.28%) Terminal Services
15 24 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
15 24 (0.23%) XenDesktop
16 22 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 281 (2.74%) Puppet
2 184 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 145 (1.41%) Ansible
4 50 (0.49%) SCVMM
5 42 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
6 36 (0.35%) Kubernetes
6 36 (0.35%) SCCM
7 27 (0.26%) QRadar
8 26 (0.25%) AirWatch
8 26 (0.25%) Cisco UCCE
9 22 (0.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 20 (0.19%) HP Fortify
11 18 (0.18%) vRealize
12 17 (0.17%) Nagios
12 17 (0.17%) Oozie
13 16 (0.16%) WSUS
14 15 (0.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 15 (0.15%) RSA Security Analytics
15 14 (0.14%) logstash
16 13 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1583 (15.43%) Microsoft
2 1521 (14.83%) Oracle
3 903 (8.80%) Cisco
4 865 (8.43%) VMware
5 596 (5.81%) SAP
6 464 (4.52%) IBM
7 298 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
8 277 (2.70%) Citrix
9 271 (2.64%) HP
10 260 (2.53%) Juniper
11 245 (2.39%) CheckPoint
12 230 (2.24%) EMC
13 201 (1.96%) NetApp
14 163 (1.59%) Red Hat
15 162 (1.58%) F5
16 158 (1.54%) MuleSoft
17 152 (1.48%) hybris
18 147 (1.43%) Adobe
19 146 (1.42%) Google
20 114 (1.11%) Informatica
Croydon, Surrey
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + benefit package + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £49000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus + benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
South East London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Source Technology
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum + OTE + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
JM
Salary: £75000 - £75001 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £57500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £7820 - £9775 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £57500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £57500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Colston Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 - £80,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + + excellent benefits package + bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £42,000 - 52,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits 14% Flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits flexi package, pension. life assur
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £100,000 to £105,000 per annum £105,000 + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: Yesterday