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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
UK
Rank 44 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 4471 5272 5874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.33% 5.16% 5.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.53% 5.35% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3339 4132 4521
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 £52,500
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
80883 98578 103250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.45% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67143 82699 85275
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +4 4196 £75,000 +7.14% 487
London +7 2128 £80,000 +3.22% 247
South East +3 693 £70,000 - 73
South West +26 284 £65,000 +4.00% 27
West Midlands +5 271 £62,500 -3.84% 27
City of London -12 258 £82,500 +8.55% 61
East of England -7 251 £72,500 +11.53% 21
Berkshire +3 244 £70,000 - 16
Yorkshire -8 232 £65,000 +8.33% 32
North West +14 215 £65,000 +13.04% 34
West Yorkshire +1 206 £67,500 +12.50% 12
Birmingham +13 159 £62,500 -10.71% 16
Manchester +4 158 £65,000 +6.55% 23
Leeds -17 137 £65,000 +6.55% 10
Bristol +52 124 £65,000 +4.00% 12
Surrey +33 118 £72,500 +7.40% 14
Scotland -12 117 £65,000 - 13
East Midlands +12 111 £66,750 +3.48% 24
Hertfordshire +19 103 £75,000 +15.38% 8
Edinburgh +17 78 £60,000 -11.99% 12
Bedfordshire +15 76 £67,500 -0.36% 3
Hampshire -14 73 £67,500 +3.84% 18
Buckinghamshire +6 60 £75,000 +20.00% 7
West Sussex +14 54 £64,000 -5.18% 2
Cambridgeshire -12 51 £80,000 +33.33% 5
Kent +47 50 £77,500 -3.12%
Reading -2 50 £62,500 -3.84% 5
Oxfordshire -24 50 £62,500 +4.16% 7
Nottinghamshire +23 45 £66,750 -1.11% 4
East Sussex +37 43 £65,000 +6.12% 4

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 2397 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
2 2296 (23.86%) Finance
3 1949 (20.25%) Java
4 1882 (19.56%) TOGAF
5 1500 (15.59%) Microsoft
6 1354 (14.07%) Oracle
7 1323 (13.75%) SOA
8 1170 (12.16%) Degree
9 1157 (12.02%) .NET
10 1151 (11.96%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1136 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
12 1128 (11.72%) Retail
13 1127 (11.71%) Presales
14 1084 (11.26%) Microsoft Azure
15 892 (9.27%) Big Data
16 891 (9.26%) SQL Server
17 877 (9.11%) SQL
18 871 (9.05%) VMware
19 809 (8.41%) E-Commerce
20 805 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
21 799 (8.30%) Cisco
22 779 (8.10%) Banking
23 759 (7.89%) Data Centre
24 748 (7.77%) Web Services
25 743 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
26 742 (7.71%) CRM
27 739 (7.68%) Linux
28 734 (7.63%) ITIL
29 732 (7.61%) Project Management
30 731 (7.60%) C#

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
1 397 (4.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 257 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 254 (2.64%) Apache
4 217 (2.26%) JBoss
5 207 (2.15%) Apache Spark
6 187 (1.94%) WebSphere
7 164 (1.70%) Tomcat
8 150 (1.56%) CMS
9 149 (1.55%) IIS
10 127 (1.32%) OpenStack
11 108 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
12 106 (1.10%) Apache Pig
13 103 (1.07%) WebLogic
14 86 (0.89%) Mule
15 80 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
16 75 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 75 (0.78%) MS Exchange
17 71 (0.74%) Skype for Business
18 69 (0.72%) SAS
19 57 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 639 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 203 (2.11%) MS Office
3 144 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 98 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 30 (0.31%) MS Project
6 24 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
7 15 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 15 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.10%) InfoPath
9 9 (0.094%) SPSS Modeler
10 8 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 8 (0.083%) SPSS
11 7 (0.073%) AutoCAD
12 6 (0.062%) InVision
13 5 (0.052%) CATIA
14 4 (0.042%) InDesign
14 4 (0.042%) Moqups
14 4 (0.042%) SOLIDWORKS
15 3 (0.031%) Simulink
15 3 (0.031%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 120 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 67 (0.70%) SAP CRM
3 65 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 62 (0.64%) Oracle Retail
5 58 (0.60%) SAP Hybris
6 52 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
7 44 (0.46%) SAP ERP
8 42 (0.44%) SAP HR
9 37 (0.38%) SAP SD
10 36 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 33 (0.34%) RMDS
12 32 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
12 32 (0.33%) SAP CO
12 32 (0.33%) SAP FI
12 32 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
13 29 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
14 26 (0.27%) SAP HCM
15 25 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
16 24 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
16 24 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1136 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1084 (11.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 605 (6.29%) SaaS
4 369 (3.83%) PaaS
5 292 (3.03%) IaaS
6 237 (2.46%) Office 365
7 203 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
8 119 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 114 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
10 48 (0.50%) Force.com
11 46 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
12 45 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
13 43 (0.45%) GitHub
14 32 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
14 32 (0.33%) SoftLayer
15 25 (0.26%) Yammer
16 23 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
16 23 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 20 (0.21%) Amazon S3
17 20 (0.21%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 382 (3.97%) WAN
2 355 (3.69%) Firewall
3 333 (3.46%) LAN
4 264 (2.74%) SAN
5 262 (2.72%) Internet
6 202 (2.10%) DNS
7 190 (1.97%) HTTP
7 190 (1.97%) VPN
8 182 (1.89%) Network Security
9 164 (1.70%) MPLS
10 127 (1.32%) Unified Communications
11 121 (1.26%) Wireless
12 110 (1.14%) DHCP
13 92 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
14 90 (0.94%) BGP
15 87 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
16 86 (0.89%) TCP/IP
17 84 (0.87%) NAS
18 80 (0.83%) SSL
19 77 (0.80%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 892 (9.27%) Big Data
2 891 (9.26%) SQL Server
3 604 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
4 511 (5.31%) NoSQL
5 481 (5.00%) Hadoop
6 410 (4.26%) Relational Database
7 282 (2.93%) MongoDB
8 262 (2.72%) MySQL
9 254 (2.64%) RDBMS
10 168 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
11 163 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 158 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 147 (1.53%) Apache Hive
14 146 (1.52%) HBase
15 133 (1.38%) Oracle Database
16 125 (1.30%) DB2
17 116 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 110 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
19 93 (0.97%) SAP HANA
20 88 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 221 (2.30%) Git (software)
1 221 (2.30%) Jenkins
2 95 (0.99%) Maven
3 84 (0.87%) Talend Open Studio
4 82 (0.85%) Gradle
5 79 (0.82%) JIRA
6 67 (0.70%) Visual Studio
7 59 (0.61%) Selenium
8 57 (0.59%) ERwin
8 57 (0.59%) JUnit
9 52 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 51 (0.53%) Eclipse
10 51 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
11 49 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
12 46 (0.48%) TeamCity
13 43 (0.45%) Artifactory
13 43 (0.45%) Cucumber
13 43 (0.45%) Subversion
14 37 (0.38%) Axure RP
15 27 (0.28%) Vagrant
General
1 2296 (23.86%) Finance
2 1128 (11.72%) Retail
3 779 (8.10%) Banking
4 564 (5.86%) Telecoms
5 408 (4.24%) Marketing
6 274 (2.85%) Manufacturing
7 197 (2.05%) Advertising
8 177 (1.84%) Legal
9 149 (1.55%) Publishing
10 123 (1.28%) Investment Banking
11 115 (1.20%) Games
12 112 (1.16%) Back Office
13 90 (0.94%) Billing
14 77 (0.80%) Retail Banking
15 72 (0.75%) Front Office
16 62 (0.64%) Electronics
17 59 (0.61%) Local Government
18 53 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
19 50 (0.52%) Law
20 48 (0.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1157 (12.02%) .NET
2 748 (7.77%) Web Services
3 558 (5.80%) Middleware
4 523 (5.43%) HTML
5 416 (4.32%) XML
6 413 (4.29%) REST
7 344 (3.57%) CSS
8 326 (3.39%) SOAP
9 280 (2.91%) AngularJS
10 279 (2.90%) Spring
11 278 (2.89%) J2EE
12 242 (2.51%) HTML5
13 237 (2.46%) ASP.NET
14 220 (2.29%) JSON
15 185 (1.92%) Node.js
16 172 (1.79%) RESTful
17 166 (1.73%) .NET Framework
18 161 (1.67%) Java EE
19 145 (1.51%) jQuery
20 115 (1.20%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 759 (7.89%) Data Centre
2 631 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 624 (6.48%) Enterprise Software
4 563 (5.85%) Computer Science
5 416 (4.32%) Management Information System
6 242 (2.51%) User Experience
7 195 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
8 189 (1.96%) Public Cloud
9 163 (1.69%) Mobile App
10 133 (1.38%) Data Structures
11 131 (1.36%) NHS
12 119 (1.24%) Clustering
13 110 (1.14%) Virtual Team
14 108 (1.12%) N-Tier
15 99 (1.03%) Private Cloud
16 97 (1.01%) Fintech
17 95 (0.99%) Algorithms
18 88 (0.91%) PKI
19 73 (0.76%) Internet of Things
20 58 (0.60%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 739 (7.68%) Linux
2 655 (6.81%) Windows
3 298 (3.10%) Unix
4 199 (2.07%) Windows Server
5 117 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 114 (1.18%) Solaris
7 102 (1.06%) Android
8 98 (1.02%) Apple iOS
9 65 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 47 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 39 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 29 (0.30%) Windows 7
13 28 (0.29%) CentOS
14 27 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
15 22 (0.23%) Windows 8
16 21 (0.22%) Windows 10
17 10 (0.10%) AIX
18 9 (0.094%) OpenVMS
18 9 (0.094%) Ubuntu
19 5 (0.052%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2397 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
2 1882 (19.56%) TOGAF
3 1323 (13.75%) SOA
4 1151 (11.96%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1127 (11.71%) Presales
6 809 (8.41%) E-Commerce
7 805 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 743 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
9 742 (7.71%) CRM
10 734 (7.63%) ITIL
11 732 (7.61%) Project Management
12 731 (7.60%) Technical Architecture
13 656 (6.82%) Analytics
14 644 (6.69%) Data Modelling
15 612 (6.36%) Open Source
16 610 (6.34%) Mentoring
17 588 (6.11%) Scrum
18 581 (6.04%) DevOps
19 562 (5.84%) Data Architecture
20 557 (5.79%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1949 (20.25%) Java
2 877 (9.11%) SQL
3 731 (7.60%) C#
4 652 (6.78%) JavaScript
5 408 (4.24%) Python
6 256 (2.66%) C
7 188 (1.95%) Ruby
8 187 (1.94%) PHP
9 174 (1.81%) PowerShell
10 157 (1.63%) C++
11 149 (1.55%) Scala
12 99 (1.03%) Perl
13 73 (0.76%) Bash Shell
13 73 (0.76%) T-SQL
14 51 (0.53%) R
15 47 (0.49%) Apex Code
16 41 (0.43%) PL/SQL
17 38 (0.39%) Groovy
18 37 (0.38%) ABAP
19 32 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1170 (12.16%) Degree
2 429 (4.46%) Security Cleared
3 314 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
4 299 (3.11%) SC Cleared
5 259 (2.69%) CISSP
6 241 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 172 (1.79%) CCNP
8 169 (1.76%) CCIE
9 156 (1.62%) MCSE
10 150 (1.56%) CISM
10 150 (1.56%) DV Cleared
11 122 (1.27%) CISA
12 108 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 95 (0.99%) CCNA
14 85 (0.88%) ISEB
15 74 (0.77%) PhD
16 72 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
17 71 (0.74%) PMP
18 70 (0.73%) PMI Certification
19 69 (0.72%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 293 (3.04%) QA
2 218 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 183 (1.90%) PCI DSS
4 156 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 62 (0.64%) SLA
6 58 (0.60%) COBIT
7 28 (0.29%) GCP
8 24 (0.25%) SEPA
9 23 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 23 (0.24%) MiFID
10 19 (0.20%) GPG13
11 16 (0.17%) RMADS
12 11 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 9 (0.094%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 9 (0.094%) SSAE 16
14 7 (0.073%) ISO20022
15 6 (0.062%) HIPAA
15 6 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 5 (0.052%) ISO 9001
16 5 (0.052%) SDET
System Software
1 621 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 307 (3.19%) Active Directory
3 280 (2.91%) Hyper-V
4 213 (2.21%) Docker
5 79 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
6 75 (0.78%) vCloud
7 74 (0.77%) vSphere
8 71 (0.74%) KVM
9 66 (0.69%) Apache Flume
10 65 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
10 65 (0.68%) Xen
11 64 (0.67%) NFS
12 60 (0.62%) VMware ESX
13 59 (0.61%) HDFS
14 58 (0.60%) SRDF
15 42 (0.44%) XenApp
16 35 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
17 19 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
18 14 (0.15%) Terminal Services
18 14 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 251 (2.61%) Puppet
2 159 (1.65%) Ansible
3 145 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
4 55 (0.57%) SCVMM
5 52 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
6 42 (0.44%) SCCM
7 41 (0.43%) Kubernetes
8 22 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
9 21 (0.22%) SCOM
10 20 (0.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 20 (0.21%) Oozie
10 20 (0.21%) QRadar
10 20 (0.21%) Terraform
11 18 (0.19%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 18 (0.19%) Mesos
11 18 (0.19%) vRealize
12 17 (0.18%) AirWatch
12 17 (0.18%) Graphite
12 17 (0.18%) logstash
12 17 (0.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1500 (15.59%) Microsoft
2 1354 (14.07%) Oracle
3 871 (9.05%) VMware
4 799 (8.30%) Cisco
5 593 (6.16%) SAP
6 462 (4.80%) IBM
7 271 (2.82%) Citrix
8 252 (2.62%) HP
9 250 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
10 238 (2.47%) Juniper
11 237 (2.46%) NetApp
12 232 (2.41%) EMC
13 215 (2.23%) CheckPoint
14 194 (2.02%) hybris
15 163 (1.69%) Red Hat
16 158 (1.64%) Google
17 145 (1.51%) F5
18 141 (1.47%) Adobe
19 137 (1.42%) MuleSoft
20 126 (1.31%) Informatica
Taunton, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + Flexi time, 20% pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
East London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £76100 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £ 85,000 + car allowance (5.9k) + bonus (10-15%) + pension + hea
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Bonus + 16% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Bonus + 16% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Bonus, Holiday, Pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £90,000 + generous bonus and car allowance plus much more!
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £95,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £60000.00 - £63000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £68,000 - £110,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive base salary
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Codex
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: up to £78K Cash + Annual Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Incredible bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
GM Financial
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum Basix salary to £80,000 plus variabl
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £90,000 + Extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £90,000 + Extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £90,000 + Extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £90,000 + Extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday