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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
UK
Rank 46 46 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 4545 5298 5630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.40% 5.39% 5.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.60% 5.59% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3410 4209 4326
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 £51,800
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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
81194 94811 101108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.46% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 67365 79575 84080
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 16 January 2017 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 4246 £75,000 +7.14% 505
London +2 2029 £80,000 +3.22% 241
South East +9 820 £67,500 -3.57% 74
Berkshire +7 330 £70,000 - 18
West Midlands +14 288 £62,500 -3.84% 24
East of England -5 269 £75,000 +15.38% 27
Yorkshire +5 255 £65,000 +8.33% 32
City of London -7 254 £82,500 +6.45% 69
South West +25 232 £65,000 +10.16% 28
West Yorkshire +10 223 £67,500 +12.50% 26
North West +12 195 £65,000 +18.18% 43
Birmingham +28 184 £62,500 -10.71% 13
East Midlands +22 150 £63,750 -7.27% 20
Leeds -4 144 £65,000 +11.11% 18
Manchester +9 136 £65,000 +18.18% 29
Surrey +37 130 £70,000 - 16
Scotland -3 126 £60,000 - 9
Hampshire -14 100 £62,500 -3.84% 16
Bristol +46 94 £70,000 +3.70% 12
Bedfordshire +2 87 £72,500 - 11
Edinburgh +25 81 £60,000 -7.69% 8
Hertfordshire -9 76 £75,000 +20.00% 6
Northamptonshire +18 73 £57,500 -11.53% 4
Reading +1 70 £62,500 -3.84% 7
Buckinghamshire -15 64 £67,500 -3.57% 5
Northampton +25 62 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 61 £70,875 +18.12% 7
West Sussex +28 58 £62,500 -7.40% 3
Bracknell +48 57 £57,500 -20.68%
Luton +3 47 £67,500 -6.89% 9

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 2433 (25.12%) Agile Software Development
2 2427 (25.06%) Finance
3 2053 (21.20%) Java
4 1870 (19.31%) TOGAF
5 1476 (15.24%) Microsoft
6 1403 (14.48%) Oracle
7 1318 (13.61%) SOA
8 1192 (12.31%) Presales
9 1171 (12.09%) Degree
10 1126 (11.63%) .NET
11 1109 (11.45%) Enterprise Architecture
12 1098 (11.34%) Amazon AWS
13 1095 (11.30%) Retail
14 1051 (10.85%) Microsoft Azure
15 968 (9.99%) SQL
16 900 (9.29%) Big Data
17 846 (8.73%) VMware
18 838 (8.65%) SQL Server
19 836 (8.63%) Cisco
20 829 (8.56%) Banking
21 826 (8.53%) E-Commerce
22 785 (8.10%) CRM
23 775 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
24 767 (7.92%) Web Services
25 753 (7.77%) ITIL
26 750 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
27 745 (7.69%) C#
28 732 (7.56%) Project Management
29 721 (7.44%) Linux
30 720 (7.43%) Business Intelligence

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
1 396 (4.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 272 (2.81%) SharePoint
3 265 (2.74%) Apache
4 208 (2.15%) JBoss
5 198 (2.04%) WebSphere
6 195 (2.01%) Apache Spark
7 190 (1.96%) Tomcat
8 164 (1.69%) IIS
9 140 (1.45%) CMS
10 116 (1.20%) WebLogic
11 115 (1.19%) OpenStack
12 107 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
13 95 (0.98%) Mule
14 88 (0.91%) Apache Pig
15 85 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 78 (0.81%) Skype for Business
17 77 (0.79%) MS Exchange
18 72 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
19 66 (0.68%) SAS
20 54 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 621 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 177 (1.83%) MS Office
3 152 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 97 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 28 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
6 20 (0.21%) MS Project
7 11 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.11%) InfoPath
7 11 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.093%) SPSS
9 8 (0.083%) AutoCAD
10 7 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (0.062%) SOLIDWORKS
12 5 (0.052%) CATIA
12 5 (0.052%) InDesign
13 4 (0.041%) InVision
13 4 (0.041%) Moqups
14 3 (0.031%) Simulink
15 2 (0.021%) Gephi
15 2 (0.021%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 131 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 74 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 72 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
3 72 (0.74%) Oracle Retail
4 60 (0.62%) SAP CRM
5 49 (0.51%) SAP ERP
6 46 (0.47%) SAP HR
7 45 (0.46%) SAP hybris
8 44 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
9 37 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 35 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
10 35 (0.36%) SAP CO
10 35 (0.36%) SAP FI
10 35 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
11 34 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
12 32 (0.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
13 29 (0.30%) RMDS
14 26 (0.27%) SAP SD
15 25 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
15 25 (0.26%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 1098 (11.34%) Amazon AWS
2 1051 (10.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 649 (6.70%) SaaS
4 391 (4.04%) PaaS
5 303 (3.13%) IaaS
6 223 (2.30%) Office 365
7 148 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
8 113 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
9 112 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
10 47 (0.49%) Force.com
11 45 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
12 41 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
13 33 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
14 31 (0.32%) Amazon S3
14 31 (0.32%) SoftLayer
15 28 (0.29%) Heroku
16 26 (0.27%) GitHub
17 21 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 20 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
19 18 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 378 (3.90%) WAN
2 335 (3.46%) Firewall
3 328 (3.39%) LAN
4 269 (2.78%) SAN
5 261 (2.69%) Internet
6 221 (2.28%) DNS
7 198 (2.04%) HTTP
8 186 (1.92%) VPN
9 181 (1.87%) Network Security
10 170 (1.76%) MPLS
11 152 (1.57%) Unified Communications
12 135 (1.39%) DHCP
13 118 (1.22%) Wireless
14 110 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
15 98 (1.01%) VoIP
16 94 (0.97%) BGP
17 85 (0.88%) iSCSI
18 84 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
19 82 (0.85%) NAS
20 81 (0.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 900 (9.29%) Big Data
2 838 (8.65%) SQL Server
3 604 (6.24%) Data Warehouse
4 553 (5.71%) NoSQL
5 461 (4.76%) Hadoop
6 396 (4.09%) Relational Database
7 289 (2.98%) MongoDB
8 265 (2.74%) MySQL
9 252 (2.60%) RDBMS
10 178 (1.84%) Oracle Database
11 177 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
12 144 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 140 (1.45%) HBase
14 135 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 132 (1.36%) DB2
16 122 (1.26%) SAP HANA
17 118 (1.22%) Apache Hive
18 99 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
19 95 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
20 89 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 218 (2.25%) Git (software)
2 213 (2.20%) Jenkins
3 95 (0.98%) Maven
4 67 (0.69%) JIRA
5 65 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
6 63 (0.65%) Gradle
7 61 (0.63%) ERwin
8 59 (0.61%) JUnit
9 57 (0.59%) Visual Studio
10 52 (0.54%) Selenium
11 50 (0.52%) Eclipse
11 50 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
12 44 (0.45%) Subversion
13 42 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
14 41 (0.42%) Axure RP
14 41 (0.42%) Cucumber
15 35 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
16 33 (0.34%) Artifactory
17 32 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 31 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 2427 (25.06%) Finance
2 1095 (11.30%) Retail
3 829 (8.56%) Banking
4 586 (6.05%) Telecoms
5 401 (4.14%) Marketing
6 276 (2.85%) Manufacturing
7 197 (2.03%) Advertising
8 193 (1.99%) Legal
9 159 (1.64%) Publishing
10 142 (1.47%) Games
11 126 (1.30%) Investment Banking
12 97 (1.00%) Back Office
13 89 (0.92%) Billing
14 74 (0.76%) Retail Banking
15 64 (0.66%) Law
16 63 (0.65%) Front Office
17 62 (0.64%) Financial Institution
18 58 (0.60%) Electronics
19 57 (0.59%) Local Government
20 44 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1126 (11.63%) .NET
2 767 (7.92%) Web Services
3 561 (5.79%) Middleware
4 554 (5.72%) HTML
5 426 (4.40%) REST
6 387 (4.00%) XML
7 345 (3.56%) CSS
8 311 (3.21%) SOAP
9 300 (3.10%) J2EE
10 289 (2.98%) Spring
11 276 (2.85%) AngularJS
12 259 (2.67%) HTML5
13 227 (2.34%) ASP.NET
14 215 (2.22%) JSON
15 189 (1.95%) Node.js
16 176 (1.82%) RESTful
17 165 (1.70%) Java EE
18 161 (1.66%) .NET Framework
19 134 (1.38%) jQuery
20 116 (1.20%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 716 (7.39%) Data Centre
2 655 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 629 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
4 587 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 388 (4.01%) Management Information System
6 268 (2.77%) Data Integration
6 268 (2.77%) User Experience
7 234 (2.42%) Hybrid Cloud
8 181 (1.87%) Mobile App
9 173 (1.79%) Public Cloud
10 149 (1.54%) Data Structures
11 138 (1.42%) Clustering
12 129 (1.33%) Visualisation
13 127 (1.31%) NHS
14 121 (1.25%) Private Cloud
15 114 (1.18%) Virtual Team
16 104 (1.07%) Algorithms
17 95 (0.98%) N-Tier
18 94 (0.97%) Fintech
19 79 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 721 (7.44%) Linux
2 646 (6.67%) Windows
3 312 (3.22%) Unix
4 205 (2.12%) Windows Server
5 121 (1.25%) Android
6 120 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 118 (1.22%) Solaris
8 112 (1.16%) Apple iOS
9 69 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 42 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 40 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 35 (0.36%) CentOS
13 27 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
14 21 (0.22%) Windows 10
15 20 (0.21%) Windows 7
16 17 (0.18%) AIX
17 16 (0.17%) Windows 8
18 11 (0.11%) OpenVMS
19 9 (0.093%) Ubuntu
20 5 (0.052%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2433 (25.12%) Agile Software Development
2 1870 (19.31%) TOGAF
3 1318 (13.61%) SOA
4 1192 (12.31%) Presales
5 1109 (11.45%) Enterprise Architecture
6 826 (8.53%) E-Commerce
7 785 (8.10%) CRM
8 775 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
9 753 (7.77%) ITIL
10 750 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 732 (7.56%) Project Management
12 720 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
13 653 (6.74%) Analytics
14 624 (6.44%) Scrum
15 614 (6.34%) Data Modelling
16 587 (6.06%) Mentoring
16 587 (6.06%) Open Source
17 564 (5.82%) Data Architecture
18 561 (5.79%) DevOps
19 550 (5.68%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2053 (21.20%) Java
2 968 (9.99%) SQL
3 745 (7.69%) C#
4 673 (6.95%) JavaScript
5 429 (4.43%) Python
6 264 (2.73%) C
7 213 (2.20%) PHP
8 199 (2.05%) Ruby
9 168 (1.73%) PowerShell
10 166 (1.71%) C++
11 144 (1.49%) Scala
12 106 (1.09%) Perl
13 88 (0.91%) PL/SQL
14 84 (0.87%) Bash Shell
15 61 (0.63%) T-SQL
16 50 (0.52%) Apex Code
17 48 (0.50%) R
18 44 (0.45%) ABAP
18 44 (0.45%) Groovy
19 36 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1171 (12.09%) Degree
2 502 (5.18%) Security Cleared
3 341 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
4 308 (3.18%) SC Cleared
5 275 (2.84%) CISSP
6 245 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 189 (1.95%) CCNP
8 180 (1.86%) CCIE
9 175 (1.81%) DV Cleared
10 154 (1.59%) MCSE
11 153 (1.58%) CISM
12 135 (1.39%) CISA
13 107 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 101 (1.04%) CCNA
15 83 (0.86%) ISEB
16 80 (0.83%) PMI Certification
17 76 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
18 75 (0.77%) PMP
19 73 (0.75%) CEH
20 63 (0.65%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 289 (2.98%) QA
2 209 (2.16%) Data Quality
3 184 (1.90%) PCI DSS
4 172 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 64 (0.66%) SLA
6 51 (0.53%) COBIT
7 47 (0.49%) SEPA
8 30 (0.31%) GCP
9 25 (0.26%) MiFID
10 24 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 22 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 20 (0.21%) GPG13
13 11 (0.11%) ISO 9001
14 10 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 9 (0.093%) Basel II
15 9 (0.093%) RMADS
15 9 (0.093%) SSAE 16
16 8 (0.083%) ISO20022
17 6 (0.062%) HIPAA
17 6 (0.062%) JSP 440
System Software
1 626 (6.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 315 (3.25%) Active Directory
3 281 (2.90%) Hyper-V
4 188 (1.94%) Docker
5 85 (0.88%) vCloud
6 77 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
7 70 (0.72%) vSphere
8 69 (0.71%) KVM
9 63 (0.65%) Xen
10 62 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
11 59 (0.61%) NFS
12 55 (0.57%) SRDF
12 55 (0.57%) VMware ESX
13 50 (0.52%) Apache Flume
14 44 (0.45%) XenApp
15 42 (0.43%) HDFS
16 30 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
17 26 (0.27%) Terminal Services
18 21 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 16 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 236 (2.44%) Puppet
2 143 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
3 130 (1.34%) Ansible
4 56 (0.58%) SCVMM
5 51 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
6 34 (0.35%) Kubernetes
7 27 (0.28%) Cisco UCCE
8 24 (0.25%) SCCM
9 22 (0.23%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 22 (0.23%) QRadar
10 21 (0.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 19 (0.20%) AirWatch
12 17 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 17 (0.18%) HP Fortify
12 17 (0.18%) logstash
13 16 (0.17%) Nagios
13 16 (0.17%) vRealize
14 14 (0.14%) Graphite
14 14 (0.14%) Terraform
15 13 (0.13%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 1476 (15.24%) Microsoft
2 1403 (14.48%) Oracle
3 846 (8.73%) VMware
4 836 (8.63%) Cisco
5 618 (6.38%) SAP
6 439 (4.53%) IBM
7 265 (2.74%) HP
8 262 (2.70%) Citrix
9 260 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
10 247 (2.55%) Juniper
11 227 (2.34%) EMC
12 223 (2.30%) CheckPoint
13 204 (2.11%) NetApp
14 173 (1.79%) hybris
15 156 (1.61%) Red Hat
16 147 (1.52%) F5
17 142 (1.47%) Google
18 140 (1.45%) Adobe
19 133 (1.37%) MuleSoft
20 117 (1.21%) TIBCO
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Excellent Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £60696 - £74000 per annum + Exc.Bens.
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Montash
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £46755 - £64469 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £11017 - £16525.50 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £69000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
North London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £69000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £80,000 to £97,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £95000 - £120000 Per Annum +bonus+benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £68,000 - £110,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £68,000 - £110,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £68,000 - £110,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £68,000 - £110,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Asgard ERP Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Ben's
Posted: 14 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago