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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 43 53 50
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 5193 5543 5701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.52% 5.10% 5.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.74% 5.29% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3887 4425 4263
Median salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £54,125 £52,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £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
90486 104724 110047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.27% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 75738 87307 89008
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +10 4856 £72,500 +3.57% 524
London +16 2433 £80,000 +3.22% 240
South East +5 847 £70,000 +7.69% 97
Yorkshire +13 340 £70,000 +12.00% 34
West Yorkshire +21 293 £70,750 +14.34% 28
City of London +3 291 £82,500 +6.45% 74
East of England -12 255 £65,000 - 31
Berkshire -3 247 £70,000 - 31
South West +14 244 £67,500 +17.39% 29
West Midlands -29 236 £57,750 -8.76% 31
East Midlands +23 198 £70,000 +16.66% 17
North West -25 192 £65,000 +4.00% 30
Surrey +47 188 £70,000 +7.69% 13
Scotland +20 179 £60,000 -7.69% 17
Birmingham +3 160 £60,000 -14.28% 17
Hampshire -16 138 £70,000 +12.00% 22
Manchester -17 136 £65,000 - 17
Leeds -3 123 £65,000 +8.33% 21
Bradford +22 111 £75,000 +20.00% 4
Bristol +40 110 £75,000 +25.00% 11
Hertfordshire -8 99 £67,500 -3.57% 16
Edinburgh +11 94 £56,500 -13.74% 4
Buckinghamshire -3 81 £67,500 +3.84% 11
Northamptonshire +32 77 £60,000 - 6
Reading +24 74 £70,000 +7.69% 16
Nottinghamshire +23 74 £70,000 +22.80% 6
Cambridgeshire +16 70 £65,000 - 5
Glasgow +36 69 £60,000 - 9
Nottingham +22 69 £72,500 +26.08% 6
Oxfordshire -1 63 £60,000 +9.09% 6

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2715 (26.20%) Agile Software Development
2 2675 (25.81%) Finance
3 2198 (21.21%) TOGAF
4 2188 (21.11%) Java
5 1639 (15.81%) Oracle
6 1529 (14.75%) Microsoft
7 1434 (13.84%) SOA
8 1226 (11.83%) Presales
9 1225 (11.82%) .NET
10 1218 (11.75%) Retail
11 1206 (11.64%) Degree
12 1205 (11.63%) Enterprise Architecture
13 1104 (10.65%) SQL
14 1045 (10.08%) Amazon AWS
15 1016 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
16 997 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
17 971 (9.37%) CRM
18 941 (9.08%) E-Commerce
19 914 (8.82%) Web Services
20 894 (8.63%) Banking
21 878 (8.47%) Big Data
22 863 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
23 853 (8.23%) ITIL
24 830 (8.01%) Cisco
25 825 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
26 820 (7.91%) VMware
27 816 (7.87%) SQL Server
28 808 (7.80%) C#
29 804 (7.76%) Technical Architecture
30 783 (7.55%) Security Cleared

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
1 326 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 321 (3.10%) WebSphere
3 217 (2.09%) Apache
4 172 (1.66%) CMS
5 171 (1.65%) Apache Spark
6 170 (1.64%) Tomcat
7 163 (1.57%) JBoss
8 142 (1.37%) IIS
9 133 (1.28%) WebLogic
10 118 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 99 (0.96%) MS Exchange
12 96 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
12 96 (0.93%) Mule
13 93 (0.90%) NetWeaver
14 83 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 73 (0.70%) SAS
16 70 (0.68%) Skype for Business
17 68 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
18 66 (0.64%) OpenStack
19 62 (0.60%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 635 (6.13%) MS Excel
2 130 (1.25%) MS Office
3 128 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 97 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 27 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
6 16 (0.15%) MS Project
7 11 (0.11%) SPSS
8 10 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.096%) InfoPath
8 10 (0.096%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.077%) InVision
10 5 (0.048%) AutoCAD
10 5 (0.048%) InDesign
11 4 (0.039%) Gephi
11 4 (0.039%) SOLIDWORKS
12 2 (0.019%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.019%) CATIA
12 2 (0.019%) Final Cut Pro
12 2 (0.019%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 152 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 141 (1.36%) Oracle Retail
3 111 (1.07%) Oracle Financials
4 94 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
5 86 (0.83%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 74 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
7 58 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
7 58 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 57 (0.55%) SAP CRM
9 49 (0.47%) SAP ERP
10 34 (0.33%) SAP IS-U
11 28 (0.27%) SAP CO
11 28 (0.27%) SAP FI
11 28 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
12 27 (0.26%) SAP SCM
13 24 (0.23%) Eloqua
13 24 (0.23%) SAP GRC
13 24 (0.23%) SAP Retail
14 23 (0.22%) SAP SD
15 22 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1045 (10.08%) Amazon AWS
2 997 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 709 (6.84%) SaaS
4 431 (4.16%) PaaS
5 358 (3.45%) IaaS
6 256 (2.47%) Office 365
7 180 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
8 122 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 120 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
10 70 (0.68%) Force.com
11 54 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
12 48 (0.46%) GitHub
13 40 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
14 39 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 37 (0.36%) Amazon S3
16 33 (0.32%) Heroku
17 27 (0.26%) SoftLayer
18 25 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
19 23 (0.22%) Google App Engine
20 19 (0.18%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 401 (3.87%) Firewall
2 340 (3.28%) WAN
3 308 (2.97%) LAN
4 229 (2.21%) Internet
5 226 (2.18%) Network Security
6 224 (2.16%) SAN
7 219 (2.11%) DNS
8 200 (1.93%) VPN
9 194 (1.87%) HTTP
10 171 (1.65%) MPLS
11 133 (1.28%) Unified Communications
12 123 (1.19%) DHCP
13 108 (1.04%) VoIP
14 104 (1.00%) Wireless
15 90 (0.87%) SSL
16 88 (0.85%) NAS
17 86 (0.83%) BGP
18 82 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
18 82 (0.79%) TCP/IP
19 75 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 878 (8.47%) Big Data
2 816 (7.87%) SQL Server
3 653 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
4 560 (5.40%) NoSQL
5 463 (4.47%) Hadoop
6 401 (3.87%) Relational Database
7 300 (2.89%) MySQL
8 264 (2.55%) MongoDB
9 211 (2.04%) RDBMS
10 180 (1.74%) DB2
11 175 (1.69%) Oracle Database
12 171 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
13 165 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 138 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 132 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
16 115 (1.11%) HBase
17 111 (1.07%) Apache Hive
18 103 (0.99%) OLAP
19 96 (0.93%) Data Mining
19 96 (0.93%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 221 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 187 (1.80%) Git (software)
3 83 (0.80%) Maven
3 83 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
4 82 (0.79%) Subversion
5 80 (0.77%) JIRA
6 63 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 53 (0.51%) Ant
7 53 (0.51%) JUnit
8 48 (0.46%) ERwin
9 47 (0.45%) Axure RP
9 47 (0.45%) Visual Studio
10 45 (0.43%) Selenium
11 41 (0.40%) Eclipse
12 40 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 37 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
14 34 (0.33%) Cucumber
15 30 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
15 30 (0.29%) TeamCity
16 29 (0.28%) NUnit
General
1 2675 (25.81%) Finance
2 1218 (11.75%) Retail
3 894 (8.63%) Banking
4 673 (6.49%) Telecoms
5 469 (4.53%) Marketing
6 283 (2.73%) Manufacturing
7 186 (1.79%) Legal
8 148 (1.43%) Advertising
9 130 (1.25%) Games
10 129 (1.24%) Publishing
11 102 (0.98%) Law
12 93 (0.90%) Billing
13 81 (0.78%) Investment Banking
14 75 (0.72%) Back Office
15 68 (0.66%) Automotive
16 62 (0.60%) Retail Banking
17 61 (0.59%) Electronics
17 61 (0.59%) Local Government
18 58 (0.56%) Financial Institution
19 47 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1225 (11.82%) .NET
2 914 (8.82%) Web Services
3 620 (5.98%) HTML
4 586 (5.65%) Middleware
5 500 (4.82%) REST
6 448 (4.32%) XML
7 375 (3.62%) CSS
8 374 (3.61%) SOAP
9 344 (3.32%) J2EE
10 301 (2.90%) HTML5
11 287 (2.77%) ASP.NET
12 282 (2.72%) Spring
13 280 (2.70%) AngularJS
14 240 (2.32%) RESTful
15 221 (2.13%) JSON
16 220 (2.12%) Java EE
17 171 (1.65%) Node.js
18 147 (1.42%) jQuery
19 145 (1.40%) .NET Framework
20 131 (1.26%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 825 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
2 679 (6.55%) Data Centre
3 544 (5.25%) Computer Science
4 542 (5.23%) Enterprise Software
5 541 (5.22%) Management Information System
6 319 (3.08%) User Experience
7 278 (2.68%) Data Integration
8 241 (2.33%) Mobile App
9 239 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
10 164 (1.58%) Private Cloud
11 160 (1.54%) Public Cloud
12 143 (1.38%) Data Structures
13 117 (1.13%) Algorithms
14 115 (1.11%) Visualisation
15 114 (1.10%) Clustering
16 109 (1.05%) Virtual Team
17 103 (0.99%) NHS
18 102 (0.98%) PKI
19 88 (0.85%) Fintech
20 66 (0.64%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 693 (6.69%) Windows
2 666 (6.43%) Linux
3 335 (3.23%) Unix
4 194 (1.87%) Windows Server
5 136 (1.31%) Android
6 130 (1.25%) Apple iOS
7 120 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 112 (1.08%) Solaris
9 83 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 49 (0.47%) Windows 10
11 48 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 35 (0.34%) AIX
13 34 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 31 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
14 31 (0.30%) Windows 7
15 26 (0.25%) CentOS
16 16 (0.15%) Ubuntu
17 15 (0.14%) Windows 8
18 14 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
19 7 (0.068%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2715 (26.20%) Agile Software Development
2 2198 (21.21%) TOGAF
3 1434 (13.84%) SOA
4 1226 (11.83%) Presales
5 1205 (11.63%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1016 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 971 (9.37%) CRM
8 941 (9.08%) E-Commerce
9 863 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 853 (8.23%) ITIL
11 804 (7.76%) Technical Architecture
12 763 (7.36%) Scrum
13 762 (7.35%) Project Management
14 740 (7.14%) Analytics
15 640 (6.18%) Data Modelling
16 631 (6.09%) Zachman Framework
17 605 (5.84%) Open Source
18 600 (5.79%) Migration
19 595 (5.74%) Mentoring
20 582 (5.62%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2188 (21.11%) Java
2 1104 (10.65%) SQL
3 808 (7.80%) C#
4 771 (7.44%) JavaScript
5 402 (3.88%) Python
6 298 (2.88%) PHP
7 274 (2.64%) C
8 218 (2.10%) Ruby
9 190 (1.83%) C++
10 175 (1.69%) PowerShell
11 154 (1.49%) Scala
12 152 (1.47%) PL/SQL
13 147 (1.42%) Perl
14 68 (0.66%) Apex Code
14 68 (0.66%) Bash Shell
14 68 (0.66%) T-SQL
15 60 (0.58%) R
16 58 (0.56%) Shell Script
17 50 (0.48%) ABAP
17 50 (0.48%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1206 (11.64%) Degree
2 783 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 497 (4.80%) SC Cleared
4 370 (3.57%) CISSP
5 302 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
6 274 (2.64%) DV Cleared
7 213 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 169 (1.63%) CCNP
9 165 (1.59%) CISM
10 140 (1.35%) CCIE
11 121 (1.17%) MCSE
12 119 (1.15%) PMI Certification
13 103 (0.99%) CISA
14 99 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 92 (0.89%) ISEB
16 89 (0.86%) CEH
17 85 (0.82%) CCNA
18 73 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 68 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
20 66 (0.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 369 (3.56%) QA
2 312 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 243 (2.34%) Data Quality
4 215 (2.07%) PCI DSS
5 86 (0.83%) COBIT
6 65 (0.63%) SEPA
7 62 (0.60%) SLA
8 59 (0.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 24 (0.23%) GPG13
10 22 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 21 (0.20%) GCP
12 17 (0.16%) ISO 9001
12 17 (0.16%) MiFID
13 16 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 11 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 11 (0.11%) ISO20022
15 10 (0.096%) HIPAA
16 9 (0.087%) Basel II
16 9 (0.087%) JSP 440
17 8 (0.077%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 579 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 374 (3.61%) Active Directory
3 263 (2.54%) Hyper-V
4 188 (1.81%) Docker
5 88 (0.85%) vCloud
6 86 (0.83%) vSphere
7 72 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
8 71 (0.69%) XenApp
9 48 (0.46%) Xen
10 45 (0.43%) XenDesktop
11 43 (0.41%) NFS
12 41 (0.40%) Apache Flume
13 37 (0.36%) KVM
14 35 (0.34%) SRDF
15 34 (0.33%) VMware ESX
16 33 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
17 26 (0.25%) HDFS
18 25 (0.24%) Terminal Services
19 24 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
19 24 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 264 (2.55%) Puppet
2 188 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
3 117 (1.13%) Ansible
4 72 (0.69%) SCCM
5 60 (0.58%) SCVMM
6 43 (0.41%) Kubernetes
7 23 (0.22%) AirWatch
8 19 (0.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 18 (0.17%) Tivoli
10 16 (0.15%) HP Fortify
10 16 (0.15%) Mesos
10 16 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
10 16 (0.15%) vRealize
11 15 (0.14%) Cisco UCCE
12 14 (0.14%) NetBackup
12 14 (0.14%) TrustSec
12 14 (0.14%) WSUS
13 13 (0.13%) Oozie
14 12 (0.12%) CFEngine
15 11 (0.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1639 (15.81%) Oracle
2 1529 (14.75%) Microsoft
3 830 (8.01%) Cisco
4 820 (7.91%) VMware
5 650 (6.27%) SAP
6 485 (4.68%) IBM
7 329 (3.17%) Citrix
8 289 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
9 271 (2.61%) HP
10 234 (2.26%) Juniper
11 215 (2.07%) CheckPoint
12 201 (1.94%) EMC
13 184 (1.78%) NetApp
14 170 (1.64%) MuleSoft
15 148 (1.43%) Google
16 146 (1.41%) ATG
17 143 (1.38%) hybris
18 131 (1.26%) Adobe
19 125 (1.21%) Red Hat
20 119 (1.15%) F5
Guildford, Surrey
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Pension , Medical , Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + 28days hol, Pension,
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Smethwick, West Midlands (County)
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networkers
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Networkers
Salary: £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 + package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary+ Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £100,000 to £105,000 per annum £105,000 + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Cloudscope
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65 000 - £75 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65 000 - £75 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65 000 - £75 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
JM
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + full benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified + 15% flex benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
East London
Charles Taylor plc
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £62,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000 and £65,000 - £95,000 pa + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000 and £65,000 - £95,000 pa + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary plus bonus plus extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, medical
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £45,746 to £50,037
Posted: 2 days ago