The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 463 423 452
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 526 561 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.53% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.56% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 426 429 434
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £67,500 £56,000
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +20.53%

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Architect within the UK.

Senior Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Architect over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Senior Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -48 502 £67,500 -3.57% 34
London -45 263 £70,000 -6.66% 16
South East 0 101 £67,500 +8.00% 3
City of London -18 88 £70,000 - 8
Berkshire +31 53 £65,000 -7.14% 1
East of England +5 43 £62,500 -10.71% 4
Reading +26 40 £62,500 -10.71%
West Midlands -1 40 £62,500 -10.71% 2
South West -14 30 £57,000 -15.55% 2
Hertfordshire +6 29 £70,000 -15.15%
Birmingham +12 28 £64,250 -8.21% 1
Yorkshire -39 20 £62,500 -13.79% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 18 £61,250 -
Somerset - 18 £55,000 -
North West -18 17 £59,750 -14.64% 4
West Yorkshire -30 15 £63,201 -12.82% 1
Surrey -15 14 £70,000 +12.00%
Oxfordshire +3 12 £67,500 +25.58% 1
Manchester -12 12 £59,500 -15.00% 3
Leeds -22 12 £61,402 -15.30%
Scotland -10 11 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Bath - 11 £57,500 -
Hampshire -9 10 £60,000 +6.66%
Buckinghamshire -14 10 £61,000 +7.01%
East Midlands -17 10 £70,000 +16.66%
Milton Keynes -13 9 £63,500 +15.45%
Bristol -9 7 £57,000 -18.57% 1
Edinburgh -5 6 £72,500 +3.57% 1
Oxford +2 5 £70,000 -3.44%
Maidenhead -11 5 £105,000 -

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Architect in their job title.

1 323 (29.91%) Finance
2 258 (23.89%) Java
3 211 (19.54%) .NET
4 179 (16.57%) SQL
4 179 (16.57%) SOA
5 178 (16.48%) Oracle
6 177 (16.39%) Microsoft
7 165 (15.28%) Degree
8 136 (12.59%) SQL Server
9 127 (11.76%) Cisco
10 126 (11.67%) Banking
11 125 (11.57%) JavaScript
11 125 (11.57%) ITIL
12 124 (11.48%) TOGAF
13 123 (11.39%) Windows
14 115 (10.65%) C#
15 114 (10.56%) CSS
16 111 (10.28%) HTML
16 111 (10.28%) Business Intelligence
17 98 (9.07%) Telecoms
18 96 (8.89%) Web Services
19 94 (8.70%) UML
19 94 (8.70%) Big Data
20 92 (8.52%) Technical Architecture
20 92 (8.52%) SharePoint
21 91 (8.43%) Scrum
22 89 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
23 88 (8.15%) Project Management
24 87 (8.06%) J2EE
24 87 (8.06%) Enterprise Architecture

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 92 (8.52%) SharePoint
2 82 (7.59%) WebSphere
3 63 (5.83%) WebLogic
4 48 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 36 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 33 (3.06%) Tomcat
7 29 (2.69%) WebSphere Application Server
8 26 (2.41%) Apache
8 26 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
8 26 (2.41%) MQSeries
9 22 (2.04%) IIS
10 18 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
11 14 (1.30%) CMS
12 12 (1.11%) MS Exchange
12 12 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (0.74%) Adobe CQ
14 7 (0.65%) Apache Pig
14 7 (0.65%) Oracle Service Bus
15 5 (0.46%) Node.js
Applications
1 73 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.11%) Photoshop
2 12 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (0.65%) InDesign
4 5 (0.46%) MS Project
5 3 (0.28%) MS Office
5 3 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.19%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (0.74%) SAP AFS
4 7 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
6 5 (0.46%) Magento
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.28%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.19%) SAP R/3
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.093%) Fredhopper
9 1 (0.093%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.093%) Finacle
9 1 (0.093%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.093%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.093%) Lawson
9 1 (0.093%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 53 (4.91%) Cloud Computing
2 42 (3.89%) SaaS
3 24 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.76%) Office 365
5 11 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (0.93%) IaaS
6 10 (0.93%) PaaS
7 6 (0.56%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.19%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.093%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.093%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.093%) LucidChart
10 1 (0.093%) ElastiCache
10 1 (0.093%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 84 (7.78%) Internet
2 78 (7.22%) Firewall
3 57 (5.28%) Wireless
4 37 (3.43%) WAN
5 36 (3.33%) SAN
6 33 (3.06%) MPLS
7 31 (2.87%) OSPF
8 30 (2.78%) BGP
9 28 (2.59%) TCP/IP
9 28 (2.59%) VPN
10 26 (2.41%) HTTP
11 23 (2.13%) LAN
12 21 (1.94%) SSL
13 20 (1.85%) 4G
14 17 (1.57%) 3G
15 16 (1.48%) Broadband
16 15 (1.39%) DNS
16 15 (1.39%) AMQP
17 13 (1.20%) VoIP
18 12 (1.11%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (12.59%) SQL Server
2 94 (8.70%) Big Data
3 77 (7.13%) Relational Database
4 69 (6.39%) NoSQL
5 66 (6.11%) Data Warehouse
6 58 (5.37%) MySQL
7 53 (4.91%) MongoDB
8 47 (4.35%) Hadoop
9 39 (3.61%) Oracle Database
10 35 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 32 (2.96%) Apache Hive
12 31 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 29 (2.69%) DB2
14 26 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 24 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
15 24 (2.22%) RDBMS
16 21 (1.94%) HBase
17 18 (1.67%) Impala
18 17 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
19 16 (1.48%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 42 (3.89%) Git (software)
2 18 (1.67%) Mercurial
3 14 (1.30%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.02%) Maven
5 10 (0.93%) Axure RP
6 9 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.83%) Subversion
7 7 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (0.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 6 (0.56%) Lombardi
9 5 (0.46%) Artifactory
10 4 (0.37%) JUnit
11 2 (0.19%) NUnit
11 2 (0.19%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.19%) JIRA
11 2 (0.19%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.19%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (0.19%) jMock
11 2 (0.19%) Mockito
11 2 (0.19%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 323 (29.91%) Finance
2 126 (11.67%) Banking
3 98 (9.07%) Telecoms
4 56 (5.19%) Marketing
5 54 (5.00%) Retail
6 41 (3.80%) Back Office
7 26 (2.41%) Games
8 24 (2.22%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.85%) Legal
9 20 (1.85%) Publishing
10 17 (1.57%) Investment Banking
11 13 (1.20%) Law
12 12 (1.11%) Advertising
12 12 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (1.02%) Electronics
14 6 (0.56%) Front Office
14 6 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
15 5 (0.46%) Billing
15 5 (0.46%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.46%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (19.54%) .NET
2 114 (10.56%) CSS
3 111 (10.28%) HTML
4 96 (8.89%) Web Services
5 87 (8.06%) J2EE
6 86 (7.96%) ASP.NET
7 84 (7.78%) XML
8 46 (4.26%) Middleware
8 46 (4.26%) jQuery
9 40 (3.70%) Spring
10 39 (3.61%) HTML5
11 38 (3.52%) WCF
12 36 (3.33%) Java EE
13 33 (3.06%) JMS
14 31 (2.87%) Swing
14 31 (2.87%) Hibernate
15 28 (2.59%) JSON
16 27 (2.50%) REST
16 27 (2.50%) CSS3
17 26 (2.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 84 (7.78%) Open Source
2 52 (4.81%) Computer Science
3 37 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
4 35 (3.24%) Clustering
5 31 (2.87%) PKI
6 27 (2.50%) Client/Server
7 23 (2.13%) Visualisation
8 22 (2.04%) N-Tier
8 22 (2.04%) Statistics
8 22 (2.04%) Mathematics
9 20 (1.85%) Management Information System
10 16 (1.48%) Replication
10 16 (1.48%) RIA
11 15 (1.39%) Life Science
11 15 (1.39%) Symmetrix
12 14 (1.30%) Smartphone
13 12 (1.11%) Taxonomies
13 12 (1.11%) iPhone
14 11 (1.02%) Kindle
15 10 (0.93%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 123 (11.39%) Windows
2 80 (7.41%) Linux
3 40 (3.70%) UNIX
4 31 (2.87%) Solaris
5 28 (2.59%) Android
6 19 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (1.48%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.02%) AIX
9 9 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.65%) CentOS
11 6 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.46%) HPUX
12 5 (0.46%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.37%) Debian
14 3 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.28%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.28%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.19%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (16.57%) SOA
2 125 (11.57%) ITIL
3 124 (11.48%) TOGAF
4 111 (10.28%) Business Intelligence
5 94 (8.70%) UML
6 92 (8.52%) Technical Architecture
7 91 (8.43%) Scrum
8 89 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
9 88 (8.15%) Project Management
10 87 (8.06%) Enterprise Architecture
11 80 (7.41%) Data Modelling
12 78 (7.22%) OO
13 77 (7.13%) TDD
14 76 (7.04%) OOP
15 69 (6.39%) Network Design
15 69 (6.39%) Multithreading
16 68 (6.30%) Analytics
17 59 (5.46%) Stakeholder Management
18 58 (5.37%) ERP
19 57 (5.28%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 258 (23.89%) Java
2 179 (16.57%) SQL
3 125 (11.57%) JavaScript
4 115 (10.65%) C#
5 37 (3.43%) PHP
5 37 (3.43%) Ruby
6 32 (2.96%) R
7 27 (2.50%) T-SQL
8 19 (1.76%) C++
8 19 (1.76%) C
9 18 (1.67%) Perl
10 17 (1.57%) Python
10 17 (1.57%) PowerShell
11 9 (0.83%) PL/SQL
12 8 (0.74%) Scala
13 7 (0.65%) XPath
13 7 (0.65%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.56%) Groovy
15 5 (0.46%) COBOL
16 4 (0.37%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 165 (15.28%) Degree
2 87 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 82 (7.59%) SC Cleared
4 24 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (1.94%) CCNP
7 20 (1.85%) CCIE
8 15 (1.39%) MCSE
9 12 (1.11%) ISEB
10 10 (0.93%) PhD
11 9 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (0.74%) Sun Certification
13 7 (0.65%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 6 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.56%) MBA
14 6 (0.56%) CISSP
15 5 (0.46%) MCITP
15 5 (0.46%) DV Cleared
16 4 (0.37%) VCP5
16 4 (0.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (7.13%) QA
2 40 (3.70%) ISO 9001
3 31 (2.87%) COBIT
4 24 (2.22%) ISO 8583
5 12 (1.11%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.11%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.28%) IAS 39
6 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.28%) Basel II
6 3 (0.28%) GAAP
7 2 (0.19%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.093%) EMIR
8 1 (0.093%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.093%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.093%) COREP
8 1 (0.093%) SLA
8 1 (0.093%) Basel III
System Software
1 47 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (2.96%) Active Directory
3 21 (1.94%) XenApp
4 16 (1.48%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.48%) vSphere
5 15 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
6 12 (1.11%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.46%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.37%) XenServer
9 4 (0.37%) vCloud
10 3 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.28%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.19%) Varnish
12 1 (0.093%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.093%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 19 (1.76%) Puppet
2 8 (0.74%) Tivoli
2 8 (0.74%) SCCM
2 8 (0.74%) SCOM
3 7 (0.65%) Data Guard
4 6 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.37%) Oracle EDQ
5 4 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
6 3 (0.28%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.19%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.19%) BMC Performance Manager
7 2 (0.19%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.19%) OpenNMS
7 2 (0.19%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.093%) MOM
8 1 (0.093%) Netcool
8 1 (0.093%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (0.093%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.093%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 178 (16.48%) Oracle
2 177 (16.39%) Microsoft
3 127 (11.76%) Cisco
4 77 (7.13%) SAP
5 75 (6.94%) Juniper
6 73 (6.76%) F5
7 68 (6.30%) VMware
8 44 (4.07%) IBM
9 32 (2.96%) EMC
10 29 (2.69%) TIBCO
11 26 (2.41%) Citrix
12 25 (2.31%) Informatica
13 24 (2.22%) Google
14 23 (2.13%) JBoss
15 20 (1.85%) Siebel
16 19 (1.76%) Red Hat
17 18 (1.67%) Business Objects
18 15 (1.39%) Brocade
18 15 (1.39%) Rackspace
19 14 (1.30%) HP
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capital Group
Posted: Yesterday
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Intapeople
Salary: £55000 to £70000 per annum - 10% performance related bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum £90k & Bonus & Car Allowance & Flex
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EXCELerate
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum £90k & Bonus & Car Allowance & Flex
Posted: 2 days ago
London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Hays IT
Salary: Car, Pension, Bonus and More
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Consol Partners
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
ECM Selection
Salary: £Attractive dep. on experience + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + +Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Up to £70K (neg) + excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: to £100k Base plus bonus plus bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago