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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 48 50 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 5180 5666 6002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.29% 5.11% 4.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.49% 5.30% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3861 4376 4510
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 £65,125 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+0.19% +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
94361 106979 116217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79501 88148 95129
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 30 June 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 30 June 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 4837 £72,500 +3.57% 494
London -8 2354 £77,500 +3.33% 243
South East +6 856 £68,000 +4.61% 84
City of London -23 299 £80,000 +6.66% 56
West Midlands +3 298 £65,000 - 26
East of England -11 288 £65,000 - 18
Yorkshire +10 284 £65,000 +4.83% 40
Berkshire +6 261 £70,000 - 24
West Yorkshire +18 259 £65,000 +4.83% 36
South West +7 230 £67,500 +12.50% 28
North West +5 223 £65,000 - 29
East Midlands +52 213 £61,500 +2.50% 14
Leeds +10 176 £60,500 -2.41% 21
Birmingham +12 171 £65,000 - 6
Surrey -14 162 £72,500 +11.53% 10
Scotland +30 155 £61,250 +6.52% 22
Hampshire -1 134 £70,000 +21.73% 18
Manchester -9 129 £67,500 +3.84% 20
Oxfordshire +51 126 £62,500 +8.69% 5
Reading +32 102 £70,000 - 9
Bristol +31 96 £65,000 +4.00% 12
Edinburgh +27 93 £65,000 +5.69% 8
Cambridgeshire -10 89 £60,000 +1.69% 4
Bedfordshire +3 82 £72,500 +7.40% 3
Hertfordshire +10 75 £65,000 - 7
Buckinghamshire +5 73 £65,000 +1.76% 9
Oxford +41 69 £65,000 - 3
Northamptonshire +29 62 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Bradford +45 61 £80,000 +30.61% 13
Nottinghamshire +26 60 £67,000 +21.81% 2

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2619 (24.92%) Agile Software Development
2 2501 (23.80%) Finance
3 2318 (22.06%) TOGAF
4 2151 (20.47%) Java
5 1775 (16.89%) Oracle
6 1704 (16.22%) Microsoft
7 1568 (14.92%) SOA
8 1450 (13.80%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1379 (13.12%) .NET
10 1262 (12.01%) Presales
11 1236 (11.76%) Degree
12 1183 (11.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 1102 (10.49%) SQL
14 1081 (10.29%) Retail
15 975 (9.28%) SQL Server
16 974 (9.27%) Web Services
17 958 (9.12%) E-Commerce
18 928 (8.83%) Business Intelligence
19 915 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
20 889 (8.46%) Windows
21 881 (8.38%) VMware
22 858 (8.17%) CRM
23 853 (8.12%) Microsoft Azure
24 845 (8.04%) ITIL
25 839 (7.98%) C#
26 833 (7.93%) Security Cleared
27 829 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
28 817 (7.78%) Analytics
29 801 (7.62%) Banking
30 787 (7.49%) Big Data

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
1 343 (3.26%) WebSphere
2 339 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 196 (1.87%) CMS
4 174 (1.66%) Apache Spark
5 167 (1.59%) Tomcat
6 156 (1.48%) Apache
7 155 (1.48%) WebLogic
8 129 (1.23%) Skype for Business
9 128 (1.22%) JBoss
10 120 (1.14%) MS Exchange
11 113 (1.08%) IIS
12 95 (0.90%) NetWeaver
13 87 (0.83%) SAS
14 80 (0.76%) Mule
15 77 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
16 76 (0.72%) OpenStack
17 75 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
18 64 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 64 (0.61%) Apache Pig
19 53 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 709 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 119 (1.13%) MS Visio
3 95 (0.90%) MS Office
4 81 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (0.22%) MS Project
6 22 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
7 15 (0.14%) InVision
8 12 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 10 (0.095%) InfoPath
9 10 (0.095%) SPSS
10 7 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.067%) Photoshop
11 5 (0.048%) InDesign
12 3 (0.029%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.019%) Final Cut Pro
13 2 (0.019%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.010%) Flinto
14 1 (0.010%) Moqups
14 1 (0.010%) Simulink
14 1 (0.010%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 140 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 103 (0.98%) Oracle Retail
3 74 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
4 73 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
5 68 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
6 66 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 54 (0.51%) SAP IS-U
8 51 (0.49%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 46 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
10 36 (0.34%) SAP ERP
11 31 (0.30%) SAP CRM
11 31 (0.30%) SAP GRC
12 29 (0.28%) SAP SCM
13 27 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
14 26 (0.25%) SAP SD
15 24 (0.23%) Magento
16 23 (0.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
16 23 (0.22%) SAP Retail
17 21 (0.20%) SAP FI
18 20 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 853 (8.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 829 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 610 (5.81%) SaaS
4 407 (3.87%) PaaS
5 374 (3.56%) IaaS
6 289 (2.75%) Office 365
7 197 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
8 112 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
9 95 (0.90%) Force.com
10 73 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
11 47 (0.45%) GitHub
12 39 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 29 (0.28%) Heroku
14 26 (0.25%) Amazon S3
15 25 (0.24%) SoftLayer
16 24 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
17 21 (0.20%) Yammer
18 20 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 20 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
18 20 (0.19%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 515 (4.90%) Firewall
2 321 (3.05%) WAN
3 289 (2.75%) LAN
4 248 (2.36%) SAN
5 209 (1.99%) Internet
5 209 (1.99%) Network Security
6 196 (1.87%) VPN
7 185 (1.76%) DNS
8 153 (1.46%) HTTP
9 130 (1.24%) MPLS
10 120 (1.14%) NAS
11 108 (1.03%) TCP/IP
12 102 (0.97%) OSPF
13 93 (0.89%) Wireless
14 88 (0.84%) SSL
15 85 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
16 73 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
17 71 (0.68%) BGP
18 70 (0.67%) Unified Communications
19 66 (0.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 975 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 787 (7.49%) Big Data
3 648 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
4 494 (4.70%) NoSQL
5 480 (4.57%) Hadoop
6 345 (3.28%) Relational Database
7 297 (2.83%) MySQL
8 250 (2.38%) MongoDB
9 215 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 214 (2.04%) DB2
10 214 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 189 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
12 165 (1.57%) RDBMS
13 153 (1.46%) Oracle Database
14 135 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 126 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
16 116 (1.10%) Apache Hive
17 112 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
18 111 (1.06%) Data Mining
19 92 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 193 (1.84%) Jenkins
2 151 (1.44%) Git (software)
3 123 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 105 (1.00%) Talend Open Studio
5 97 (0.92%) Maven
6 88 (0.84%) Subversion
7 87 (0.83%) JIRA
8 73 (0.69%) Eclipse
8 73 (0.69%) ERwin
9 65 (0.62%) Ant
9 65 (0.62%) JUnit
10 63 (0.60%) Visual Studio
11 50 (0.48%) Axure RP
12 44 (0.42%) IntelliJ
13 42 (0.40%) Selenium
14 40 (0.38%) Hudson
15 35 (0.33%) NUnit
16 33 (0.31%) TeamCity
17 28 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 25 (0.24%) Gradle
General
1 2501 (23.80%) Finance
2 1081 (10.29%) Retail
3 801 (7.62%) Banking
4 776 (7.38%) Telecoms
5 535 (5.09%) Marketing
6 241 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 157 (1.49%) Legal
8 149 (1.42%) Publishing
9 121 (1.15%) Advertising
10 117 (1.11%) Games
11 101 (0.96%) Billing
12 98 (0.93%) Automotive
13 95 (0.90%) Investment Banking
14 92 (0.88%) Law
15 75 (0.71%) Electronics
16 70 (0.67%) Back Office
17 66 (0.63%) Front Office
18 64 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
19 55 (0.52%) Financial Institution
19 55 (0.52%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1379 (13.12%) .NET
2 974 (9.27%) Web Services
3 660 (6.28%) HTML
4 577 (5.49%) Middleware
5 567 (5.40%) XML
6 468 (4.45%) J2EE
7 461 (4.39%) REST
8 375 (3.57%) ASP.NET
9 374 (3.56%) CSS
10 373 (3.55%) SOAP
11 316 (3.01%) HTML5
12 287 (2.73%) Spring
13 260 (2.47%) Java EE
13 260 (2.47%) RESTful
14 236 (2.25%) AngularJS
15 189 (1.80%) JSON
16 188 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
17 180 (1.71%) jQuery
18 153 (1.46%) Node.js
19 149 (1.42%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 915 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
2 734 (6.99%) Data Centre
3 601 (5.72%) Management Information System
4 508 (4.83%) Computer Science
5 495 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
6 329 (3.13%) User Experience
7 268 (2.55%) Mobile App
8 222 (2.11%) Data Integration
9 184 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
10 155 (1.48%) Public Cloud
11 139 (1.32%) Private Cloud
12 136 (1.29%) Visualisation
13 130 (1.24%) Data Structures
14 118 (1.12%) Virtual Team
15 115 (1.09%) Clustering
16 111 (1.06%) PKI
17 88 (0.84%) Algorithms
18 80 (0.76%) Taxonomies
19 79 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
20 76 (0.72%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 889 (8.46%) Windows
2 728 (6.93%) Linux
3 416 (3.96%) Unix
4 259 (2.46%) Windows Server
5 124 (1.18%) Android
6 121 (1.15%) Solaris
7 114 (1.08%) Apple iOS
8 108 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 96 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 96 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 68 (0.65%) Windows 10
11 61 (0.58%) Windows 7
12 52 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 41 (0.39%) AIX
14 29 (0.28%) Windows 8
15 25 (0.24%) Windows Phone
16 24 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
17 23 (0.22%) CentOS
17 23 (0.22%) Ubuntu
18 11 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2619 (24.92%) Agile Software Development
2 2318 (22.06%) TOGAF
3 1568 (14.92%) SOA
4 1450 (13.80%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1262 (12.01%) Presales
6 1183 (11.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 958 (9.12%) E-Commerce
8 928 (8.83%) Business Intelligence
9 858 (8.17%) CRM
10 845 (8.04%) ITIL
11 817 (7.78%) Analytics
12 781 (7.43%) Mentoring
13 750 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
14 747 (7.11%) Project Management
15 667 (6.35%) Scrum
16 641 (6.10%) Data Modelling
17 624 (5.94%) UML
17 624 (5.94%) Zachman Framework
18 604 (5.75%) Migration
19 573 (5.45%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2151 (20.47%) Java
2 1102 (10.49%) SQL
3 839 (7.98%) C#
4 767 (7.30%) JavaScript
5 311 (2.96%) C
6 302 (2.87%) Python
7 287 (2.73%) PHP
8 189 (1.80%) Ruby
9 185 (1.76%) C++
10 173 (1.65%) Scala
11 157 (1.49%) PowerShell
12 152 (1.45%) Perl
13 97 (0.92%) PL/SQL
14 89 (0.85%) T-SQL
15 78 (0.74%) R
16 59 (0.56%) Shell Script
17 55 (0.52%) ABAP
18 53 (0.50%) Groovy
19 51 (0.49%) Objective-C
20 46 (0.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1236 (11.76%) Degree
2 833 (7.93%) Security Cleared
3 564 (5.37%) SC Cleared
4 367 (3.49%) CISSP
5 254 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
6 239 (2.27%) DV Cleared
7 204 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 165 (1.57%) CISM
9 164 (1.56%) CCNP
10 126 (1.20%) CCIE
11 120 (1.14%) PMI Certification
12 108 (1.03%) MCSE
13 103 (0.98%) ISEB
14 100 (0.95%) CCNA
15 81 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 71 (0.68%) CESG Certified Professional
17 70 (0.67%) CCDP
17 70 (0.67%) CISA
18 63 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
19 61 (0.58%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 321 (3.05%) QA
2 295 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 211 (2.01%) Data Quality
4 159 (1.51%) PCI DSS
5 129 (1.23%) COBIT
6 62 (0.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 47 (0.45%) SLA
8 26 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 22 (0.21%) SEPA
10 20 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 19 (0.18%) ISO 9001
12 14 (0.13%) HIPAA
12 14 (0.13%) ISO20022
13 13 (0.12%) MiFID
14 12 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
14 12 (0.11%) EMIR
15 10 (0.095%) JSP 440
16 9 (0.086%) Solvency II
17 8 (0.076%) HL7
18 7 (0.067%) GPG13
System Software
1 612 (5.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 469 (4.46%) Active Directory
3 258 (2.46%) Hyper-V
4 150 (1.43%) Docker
5 79 (0.75%) vSphere
6 71 (0.68%) vCloud
7 66 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
8 59 (0.56%) XenApp
9 47 (0.45%) VMware ESX
10 44 (0.42%) XenDesktop
11 38 (0.36%) Xen
12 37 (0.35%) HDFS
12 37 (0.35%) NFS
13 30 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
14 27 (0.26%) Apache Flume
15 23 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
15 23 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
16 22 (0.21%) SRDF
17 20 (0.19%) XenServer
18 17 (0.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 265 (2.52%) Puppet
2 182 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
3 140 (1.33%) SCCM
4 123 (1.17%) Ansible
5 62 (0.59%) SCVMM
6 36 (0.34%) SCOM
7 29 (0.28%) Kubernetes
8 28 (0.27%) NetBackup
9 26 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 25 (0.24%) Tivoli
11 22 (0.21%) rkt
12 20 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
12 20 (0.19%) Nagios
13 19 (0.18%) Mesos
14 18 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
14 18 (0.17%) MOM
15 17 (0.16%) Hyperic
16 13 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
16 13 (0.12%) Nessus
17 12 (0.11%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1775 (16.89%) Oracle
2 1704 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 881 (8.38%) VMware
4 761 (7.24%) Cisco
5 714 (6.79%) SAP
6 568 (5.41%) IBM
7 406 (3.86%) Citrix
8 292 (2.78%) HP
9 259 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
10 251 (2.39%) NetApp
11 206 (1.96%) Juniper
12 200 (1.90%) EMC
13 195 (1.86%) CheckPoint
14 152 (1.45%) Informatica
15 147 (1.40%) MuleSoft
16 146 (1.39%) hybris
17 130 (1.24%) F5
18 129 (1.23%) ATG
18 129 (1.23%) Tableau
19 128 (1.22%) TIBCO
Hertfordshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Excellent
Posted: 2 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + car / car allownace
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £90,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + PENSION, HEALTH, CAR ALLOWANCE
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 (Plus Excellent Package)
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70k + Brilliant benefits and Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
UK
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £74000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + 15% Bonus, 6% Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 70000 - 75000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 70000 - 75000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 70000 - 75000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 70000 - 75000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 70000 - 75000
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Clarius Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Third Republic Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday