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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 45 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 5268 5525 5680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.47% 5.06% 4.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.68% 5.26% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3982 4380 4211
Median salary £72,500 £70,000 £68,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.18%
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 £66,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +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
92774 105028 112463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 78073 87099 90668
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +6 4878 £72,500 +3.57% 515
London +11 2448 £80,000 +3.22% 223
South East +11 883 £67,500 +3.84% 81
Yorkshire +25 353 £70,000 +12.00% 43
West Yorkshire +35 320 £70,000 +12.00% 31
City of London -21 294 £82,500 +6.45% 56
Berkshire -3 264 £70,000 - 27
East of England -10 251 £67,500 +5.21% 24
West Midlands -26 226 £62,500 -3.84% 40
North West +3 218 £65,000 - 27
Scotland +32 216 £60,000 -7.69% 7
South West -13 210 £70,000 +21.73% 34
East Midlands +24 183 £67,500 +17.39% 22
Surrey +16 169 £70,000 +7.69% 18
Leeds +13 154 £65,000 +4.00% 22
Manchester -5 142 £65,000 - 17
Hampshire -12 142 £68,000 +13.33% 17
Birmingham -9 136 £65,000 - 20
Edinburgh +26 129 £57,500 -15.44% 4
Bradford +39 119 £75,000 +20.00% 6
Reading +28 95 £70,000 +3.70% 10
Buckinghamshire +15 90 £67,500 +3.84% 8
Bristol +28 85 £72,500 +19.83% 13
Oxfordshire +15 79 £61,250 +21.89% 4
Cambridgeshire +1 74 £65,000 +12.06% 7
Hertfordshire -11 73 £65,000 -7.14% 4
West Sussex +37 68 £60,000 -9.09% 5
Northamptonshire +22 68 £67,500 +12.50% 3
Bedfordshire +7 64 £75,000 +25.00% 9
Glasgow +19 60 £60,000 +4.34% 4

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2738 (26.30%) Agile Software Development
2 2663 (25.58%) Finance
3 2195 (21.08%) Java
4 2165 (20.79%) TOGAF
5 1672 (16.06%) Oracle
6 1517 (14.57%) Microsoft
7 1486 (14.27%) SOA
8 1311 (12.59%) .NET
9 1266 (12.16%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1233 (11.84%) Presales
11 1180 (11.33%) Retail
12 1176 (11.29%) Degree
13 1123 (10.79%) SQL
14 1071 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
15 1012 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
16 987 (9.48%) Microsoft Azure
17 968 (9.30%) Web Services
17 968 (9.30%) E-Commerce
18 904 (8.68%) CRM
19 863 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
20 849 (8.15%) C#
21 847 (8.13%) SQL Server
22 845 (8.12%) Big Data
22 845 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
23 840 (8.07%) ITIL
24 834 (8.01%) Banking
25 820 (7.88%) Security Cleared
26 819 (7.87%) VMware
27 815 (7.83%) JavaScript
28 801 (7.69%) Technical Architecture

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
1 348 (3.34%) WebSphere
2 328 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 194 (1.86%) Apache
4 193 (1.85%) CMS
5 175 (1.68%) Apache Spark
6 172 (1.65%) Tomcat
7 154 (1.48%) JBoss
8 148 (1.42%) WebLogic
9 132 (1.27%) IIS
10 105 (1.01%) MS Exchange
11 97 (0.93%) Mule
12 96 (0.92%) NetWeaver
13 87 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 87 (0.84%) Skype for Business
14 78 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
15 77 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 77 (0.74%) SAS
16 72 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
17 68 (0.65%) OpenStack
18 61 (0.59%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 579 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 114 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 68 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 67 (0.64%) MS Office
5 30 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
6 20 (0.19%) MS Project
7 12 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 12 (0.12%) InVision
8 11 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.086%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (0.077%) Photoshop
11 7 (0.067%) SPSS
12 6 (0.058%) InDesign
13 4 (0.038%) Gephi
14 2 (0.019%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (0.019%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.019%) Final Cut Pro
14 2 (0.019%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.019%) SOLIDWORKS
15 1 (0.010%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 138 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 136 (1.31%) Oracle Retail
3 110 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
4 82 (0.79%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 80 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
6 62 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
6 62 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 61 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
8 48 (0.46%) SAP ERP
9 40 (0.38%) SAP CRM
10 37 (0.36%) SAP IS-U
11 29 (0.28%) SAP SCM
12 26 (0.25%) SAP Retail
13 25 (0.24%) SAP GRC
14 24 (0.23%) SAP FI
15 22 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
15 22 (0.21%) Eloqua
15 22 (0.21%) Magento
15 22 (0.21%) SAP CO
15 22 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1012 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
2 987 (9.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 633 (6.08%) SaaS
4 444 (4.26%) PaaS
5 389 (3.74%) IaaS
6 295 (2.83%) Office 365
7 188 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
8 112 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
8 112 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
9 82 (0.79%) Force.com
10 55 (0.53%) IBM Cloud
11 47 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 46 (0.44%) GitHub
13 40 (0.38%) Amazon S3
14 31 (0.30%) Heroku
15 29 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
16 28 (0.27%) SoftLayer
17 25 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
18 24 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
19 20 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 425 (4.08%) Firewall
2 307 (2.95%) WAN
3 274 (2.63%) LAN
4 228 (2.19%) SAN
5 214 (2.06%) Internet
6 209 (2.01%) DNS
6 209 (2.01%) Network Security
7 194 (1.86%) VPN
8 184 (1.77%) HTTP
9 148 (1.42%) MPLS
10 107 (1.03%) DHCP
11 100 (0.96%) NAS
12 99 (0.95%) VoIP
13 91 (0.87%) Wireless
14 87 (0.84%) TCP/IP
15 86 (0.83%) Unified Communications
16 80 (0.77%) OSPF
16 80 (0.77%) SSL
17 77 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
18 75 (0.72%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 847 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 845 (8.12%) Big Data
3 638 (6.13%) Data Warehouse
4 525 (5.04%) NoSQL
5 468 (4.49%) Hadoop
6 357 (3.43%) Relational Database
7 297 (2.85%) MySQL
8 251 (2.41%) MongoDB
9 180 (1.73%) Oracle Database
9 180 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 177 (1.70%) DB2
11 171 (1.64%) RDBMS
12 155 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 145 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
13 145 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
14 116 (1.11%) Apache Hive
15 100 (0.96%) OLAP
16 95 (0.91%) HBase
17 91 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 89 (0.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 205 (1.97%) Jenkins
2 171 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 91 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 88 (0.85%) Maven
4 88 (0.85%) Subversion
5 81 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
6 79 (0.76%) JIRA
7 66 (0.63%) Ant
8 62 (0.60%) JUnit
9 55 (0.53%) Eclipse
10 54 (0.52%) Visual Studio
11 53 (0.51%) ERwin
12 51 (0.49%) Selenium
13 50 (0.48%) Axure RP
14 38 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 38 (0.36%) TeamCity
15 35 (0.34%) NUnit
15 35 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
16 33 (0.32%) IntelliJ
17 31 (0.30%) Hudson
General
1 2663 (25.58%) Finance
2 1180 (11.33%) Retail
3 834 (8.01%) Banking
4 725 (6.96%) Telecoms
5 502 (4.82%) Marketing
6 221 (2.12%) Manufacturing
7 178 (1.71%) Legal
8 147 (1.41%) Advertising
9 131 (1.26%) Publishing
10 129 (1.24%) Games
11 100 (0.96%) Law
12 85 (0.82%) Investment Banking
13 81 (0.78%) Billing
14 75 (0.72%) Automotive
15 71 (0.68%) Electronics
16 66 (0.63%) Back Office
17 59 (0.57%) Local Government
18 49 (0.47%) Financial Institution
19 44 (0.42%) Retail Banking
20 43 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1311 (12.59%) .NET
2 968 (9.30%) Web Services
3 684 (6.57%) HTML
4 588 (5.65%) Middleware
5 492 (4.73%) XML
6 491 (4.72%) REST
7 404 (3.88%) CSS
8 385 (3.70%) J2EE
9 374 (3.59%) SOAP
10 336 (3.23%) ASP.NET
11 318 (3.05%) HTML5
12 298 (2.86%) Spring
13 276 (2.65%) AngularJS
14 259 (2.49%) RESTful
15 229 (2.20%) Java EE
16 207 (1.99%) JSON
17 171 (1.64%) jQuery
17 171 (1.64%) Node.js
18 167 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
19 161 (1.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 845 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 667 (6.41%) Data Centre
3 545 (5.23%) Management Information System
4 538 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
5 520 (4.99%) Computer Science
6 319 (3.06%) User Experience
7 269 (2.58%) Mobile App
8 248 (2.38%) Data Integration
9 243 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
10 161 (1.55%) Private Cloud
11 157 (1.51%) Public Cloud
12 135 (1.30%) Data Structures
13 130 (1.25%) Visualisation
14 114 (1.09%) Clustering
15 106 (1.02%) Virtual Team
16 103 (0.99%) Algorithms
17 102 (0.98%) PKI
18 80 (0.77%) Fintech
19 74 (0.71%) Security Operations Centre
20 69 (0.66%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 772 (7.41%) Windows
2 659 (6.33%) Linux
3 376 (3.61%) Unix
4 214 (2.06%) Windows Server
5 144 (1.38%) Android
6 132 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 129 (1.24%) Solaris
8 103 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 95 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 72 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 69 (0.66%) Windows 10
12 47 (0.45%) Windows 7
13 43 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
14 42 (0.40%) AIX
15 30 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
16 28 (0.27%) CentOS
17 27 (0.26%) Windows 8
18 22 (0.21%) Ubuntu
19 16 (0.15%) Windows Phone
20 15 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2738 (26.30%) Agile Software Development
2 2165 (20.79%) TOGAF
3 1486 (14.27%) SOA
4 1266 (12.16%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1233 (11.84%) Presales
6 1071 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 968 (9.30%) E-Commerce
8 904 (8.68%) CRM
9 863 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
10 840 (8.07%) ITIL
11 801 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
12 771 (7.40%) Scrum
13 763 (7.33%) Analytics
14 756 (7.26%) Project Management
15 687 (6.60%) Mentoring
16 637 (6.12%) Data Modelling
17 619 (5.95%) Migration
18 610 (5.86%) Zachman Framework
19 583 (5.60%) Open Source
20 576 (5.53%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2195 (21.08%) Java
2 1123 (10.79%) SQL
3 849 (8.15%) C#
4 815 (7.83%) JavaScript
5 366 (3.52%) Python
6 310 (2.98%) PHP
7 274 (2.63%) C
8 211 (2.03%) Ruby
9 180 (1.73%) C++
9 180 (1.73%) Scala
10 171 (1.64%) PowerShell
11 154 (1.48%) PL/SQL
12 150 (1.44%) Perl
13 71 (0.68%) T-SQL
14 68 (0.65%) R
15 61 (0.59%) Apex Code
16 56 (0.54%) Shell Script
17 55 (0.53%) Bash Shell
18 54 (0.52%) Groovy
19 53 (0.51%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1176 (11.29%) Degree
2 820 (7.88%) Security Cleared
3 514 (4.94%) SC Cleared
4 358 (3.44%) CISSP
5 269 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
6 265 (2.55%) DV Cleared
7 203 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 164 (1.58%) CISM
9 158 (1.52%) CCNP
10 131 (1.26%) PMI Certification
11 129 (1.24%) CCIE
12 107 (1.03%) MCSE
13 91 (0.87%) ISEB
14 85 (0.82%) CISA
15 84 (0.81%) CCNA
16 81 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 74 (0.71%) CEH
18 65 (0.62%) CESG Certified Professional
19 64 (0.61%) PMP
20 60 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 353 (3.39%) QA
2 310 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 224 (2.15%) Data Quality
4 194 (1.86%) PCI DSS
5 90 (0.86%) COBIT
6 78 (0.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 67 (0.64%) SEPA
8 60 (0.58%) SLA
9 22 (0.21%) MiFID
9 22 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 20 (0.19%) ISO 9001
11 16 (0.15%) ISO20022
12 14 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 12 (0.12%) GCP
14 11 (0.11%) GPG13
14 11 (0.11%) HIPAA
15 9 (0.086%) Basel II
15 9 (0.086%) Dodd-Frank
15 9 (0.086%) EMIR
16 8 (0.077%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 563 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 426 (4.09%) Active Directory
3 264 (2.54%) Hyper-V
4 190 (1.82%) Docker
5 87 (0.84%) vCloud
6 83 (0.80%) vSphere
7 70 (0.67%) XenApp
8 68 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
9 48 (0.46%) XenDesktop
10 45 (0.43%) Xen
11 38 (0.36%) VMware ESX
12 34 (0.33%) Apache Flume
12 34 (0.33%) NFS
13 33 (0.32%) HDFS
14 30 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
15 28 (0.27%) SRDF
16 27 (0.26%) KVM
16 27 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
17 26 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
18 23 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 277 (2.66%) Puppet
2 189 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 131 (1.26%) Ansible
4 105 (1.01%) SCCM
5 60 (0.58%) SCVMM
6 43 (0.41%) Kubernetes
7 28 (0.27%) Tivoli
8 21 (0.20%) NetBackup
9 20 (0.19%) AirWatch
10 18 (0.17%) Mesos
10 18 (0.17%) SCOM
11 17 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 17 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
12 16 (0.15%) CFEngine
12 16 (0.15%) MOM
13 15 (0.14%) rkt
13 15 (0.14%) vRealize
14 13 (0.12%) Oozie
15 12 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
15 12 (0.12%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 1672 (16.06%) Oracle
2 1517 (14.57%) Microsoft
3 819 (7.87%) VMware
4 779 (7.48%) Cisco
5 660 (6.34%) SAP
6 500 (4.80%) IBM
7 358 (3.44%) Citrix
8 275 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
9 249 (2.39%) HP
10 218 (2.09%) Juniper
11 197 (1.89%) EMC
12 194 (1.86%) CheckPoint
12 194 (1.86%) NetApp
13 155 (1.49%) MuleSoft
14 152 (1.46%) hybris
15 148 (1.42%) ATG
15 148 (1.42%) Google
16 120 (1.15%) Adobe
17 115 (1.10%) Informatica
18 113 (1.09%) TIBCO
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £52000 - £62000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Red Cross
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + £10K Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Whitbread
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 80,000 - 85,000
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £65000 per annum + bonus + pension + other benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Technology People UK
Salary: £70,000 + 30 Days Annual Leave + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Health Care, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Health, Pension + More
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday