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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Architect
Rank 550 476 456
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 373 552 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.47% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.50% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 291 452 402
Average salary £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £94,250 £87,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,701 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+7.08% -10.07%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015 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 31 July 2015. 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 -87 356 £75,000 +15.38% 45
London -41 185 £77,500 +10.71% 22
South East -9 87 £60,000 -5.88% 11
City of London -2 52 £75,000 +7.14%
Surrey +31 28 £71,000 +13.60% 2
North West -5 22 £70,000 +22.27% 2
Hampshire +6 21 £58,750 -6.00% 3
Manchester +15 20 £70,000 +22.80% 2
East of England -26 19 £75,000 +13.63% 1
Berkshire -22 17 £66,250 +3.92% 3
Guildford +18 14 £55,000 -29.03%
West Yorkshire -2 14 £62,500 +4.16% 1
Yorkshire -13 14 £62,500 +4.16% 1
West Midlands -36 12 £82,500 +50.00% 2
Hertfordshire -37 12 £60,000 -14.28%
Oxfordshire +7 9 £57,500 -14.81% 2
Bradford - 9 £62,500 - 1
Maidenhead +5 8 £57,500 -45.23% 1
Southampton +13 7 £57,500 -4.16% 1
East Midlands -5 7 £60,000 -22.58%
Reading -17 7 £77,500 +35.96% 2
Birmingham -23 7 £82,500 +32.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +17 6 £75,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -16 6 £57,500 -8.00%
Abingdon +14 5 £57,500 -14.81%
Northamptonshire +3 5 £60,000 -4.00%
Leeds -2 5 £70,000 +16.66%
Bristol -13 5 £52,500 -4.97% 2
South West -45 5 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Eastleigh - 5 - - 1

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 223 (26.93%) Java
2 204 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (21.86%) Finance
4 145 (17.51%) C#
5 144 (17.39%) .NET
6 135 (16.30%) Oracle
7 127 (15.34%) SOA
8 120 (14.49%) Degree
9 109 (13.16%) TOGAF
10 102 (12.32%) Web Services
10 102 (12.32%) Mentoring
11 90 (10.87%) Enterprise Architecture
12 89 (10.75%) Firewall
13 88 (10.63%) Cisco
14 86 (10.39%) SQL Server
15 85 (10.27%) Retail
16 84 (10.14%) SQL
16 84 (10.14%) Microsoft
17 83 (10.02%) Amazon AWS
18 78 (9.42%) MVC
19 76 (9.18%) Banking
19 76 (9.18%) OO
20 69 (8.33%) Computer Science
20 69 (8.33%) Big Data
21 66 (7.97%) Software Engineering
22 64 (7.73%) WAN
22 64 (7.73%) LAN
22 64 (7.73%) E-Commerce
23 62 (7.49%) Scrum
24 61 (7.37%) ASP.NET

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 37 (4.47%) WebSphere
2 36 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 22 (2.66%) IIS
4 20 (2.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 17 (2.05%) Oracle Service Bus
5 17 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (1.81%) Node.js
6 15 (1.81%) JBoss
7 14 (1.69%) WebLogic
8 12 (1.45%) Apache
8 12 (1.45%) Tomcat
9 11 (1.33%) Apache Solr
10 9 (1.09%) Mule
10 9 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.97%) MS Exchange
11 8 (0.97%) Lync
11 8 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (0.72%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.72%) SAS
12 6 (0.72%) CMS
Applications
1 42 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.57%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.21%) MS Office
4 9 (1.09%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (0.48%) SPSS
6 2 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.24%) MS Project
7 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (2.05%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (1.57%) Magento
3 11 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.97%) WebTrends
5 7 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.36%) Oracle BRM
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.24%) SAP WM
10 1 (0.12%) Primavera
10 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 1 (0.12%) SAP IS-U
10 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 83 (10.02%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (2.66%) SaaS
5 12 (1.45%) IaaS
6 11 (1.33%) PaaS
7 9 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.85%) Office 365
9 3 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.24%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.24%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.24%) Terremark
10 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.12%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 89 (10.75%) Firewall
2 64 (7.73%) LAN
2 64 (7.73%) WAN
3 38 (4.59%) VPN
4 33 (3.99%) Cisco Nexus
5 31 (3.74%) MPLS
6 28 (3.38%) Wireless
7 18 (2.17%) Internet
8 17 (2.05%) SAN
8 17 (2.05%) TCP/IP
8 17 (2.05%) Wireless Security
9 13 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (1.57%) Network Security
9 13 (1.57%) DNS
10 12 (1.45%) HTTP
10 12 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (1.33%) OSPF
11 11 (1.33%) BGP
12 10 (1.21%) Unified Communications
13 8 (0.97%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 69 (8.33%) Big Data
3 48 (5.80%) Relational Database
4 38 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
5 37 (4.47%) Oracle Database
6 35 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 25 (3.02%) NoSQL
8 23 (2.78%) Hadoop
9 19 (2.29%) RDBMS
10 18 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
11 14 (1.69%) MySQL
12 13 (1.57%) Oracle BI EE
12 13 (1.57%) MongoDB
13 12 (1.45%) QlikView
14 10 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
16 8 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
16 8 (0.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 7 (0.85%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 19 (2.29%) Git (software)
2 17 (2.05%) Maven
3 14 (1.69%) Visual Studio
4 13 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (1.33%) Axure RP
5 11 (1.33%) JUnit
6 10 (1.21%) ERwin
6 10 (1.21%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.09%) Eclipse
8 8 (0.97%) NUnit
9 6 (0.72%) JIRA
9 6 (0.72%) ReSharper
9 6 (0.72%) IntelliJ
10 5 (0.60%) Subversion
11 2 (0.24%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.24%) Rational Rose
11 2 (0.24%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.24%) PowerBuilder
11 2 (0.24%) Ant
11 2 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 181 (21.86%) Finance
2 85 (10.27%) Retail
3 76 (9.18%) Banking
4 43 (5.19%) Marketing
5 40 (4.83%) Publishing
6 35 (4.23%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.93%) Games
8 14 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.33%) Billing
9 11 (1.33%) Retail Banking
10 9 (1.09%) Advertising
10 9 (1.09%) Automotive
10 9 (1.09%) Back Office
11 7 (0.85%) Electronics
12 6 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.60%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.60%) Legal
14 4 (0.48%) Law
15 3 (0.36%) Front Office
15 3 (0.36%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (17.39%) .NET
2 102 (12.32%) Web Services
3 61 (7.37%) ASP.NET
4 48 (5.80%) Middleware
5 46 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 41 (4.95%) XML
7 40 (4.83%) HTML
8 39 (4.71%) Spring
9 31 (3.74%) J2EE
10 30 (3.62%) CSS
11 29 (3.50%) Oracle Fusion
12 26 (3.14%) REST
12 26 (3.14%) AngularJS
13 23 (2.78%) jQuery
13 23 (2.78%) .NET Framework
14 22 (2.66%) RESTful
15 18 (2.17%) JSON
15 18 (2.17%) 802.1X
16 16 (1.93%) Spring MVC
16 16 (1.93%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 69 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 54 (6.52%) User Experience
3 53 (6.40%) Data Centre
4 50 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (4.47%) Mobile App
6 35 (4.23%) Data Structures
7 33 (3.99%) Algorithms
7 33 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
8 25 (3.02%) Photography
9 23 (2.78%) Derivative
10 21 (2.54%) N-Tier
11 20 (2.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 19 (2.29%) Management Information System
13 15 (1.81%) Visualisation
14 14 (1.69%) Data Integration
15 11 (1.33%) Mathematics
16 10 (1.21%) Client/Server
17 9 (1.09%) Clustering
17 9 (1.09%) Digital Media
18 8 (0.97%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 46 (5.56%) Linux
2 43 (5.19%) Windows
3 22 (2.66%) UNIX
4 7 (0.85%) CentOS
5 5 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.48%) Android
7 3 (0.36%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.36%) AIX
8 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (15.34%) SOA
3 109 (13.16%) TOGAF
4 102 (12.32%) Mentoring
5 90 (10.87%) Enterprise Architecture
6 78 (9.42%) MVC
7 76 (9.18%) OO
8 66 (7.97%) Software Engineering
9 64 (7.73%) E-Commerce
10 62 (7.49%) Scrum
11 60 (7.25%) Technical Architecture
12 57 (6.88%) Analytics
13 55 (6.64%) Data Modelling
14 54 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
15 50 (6.04%) DevOps
16 47 (5.68%) OOD
17 46 (5.56%) Open Source
18 45 (5.43%) CRM
19 44 (5.31%) SDLC
20 43 (5.19%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 223 (26.93%) Java
2 145 (17.51%) C#
3 84 (10.14%) SQL
4 59 (7.13%) JavaScript
5 50 (6.04%) C++
6 37 (4.47%) C
7 26 (3.14%) Python
8 20 (2.42%) T-SQL
9 14 (1.69%) Ruby
10 11 (1.33%) Scala
11 9 (1.09%) Perl
12 6 (0.72%) PHP
13 5 (0.60%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.48%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.48%) R
15 3 (0.36%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.36%) COBOL
15 3 (0.36%) VB
16 2 (0.24%) ABAP
16 2 (0.24%) JCL
Qualifications
1 120 (14.49%) Degree
2 61 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (3.50%) CCIE
4 27 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (3.26%) Security Cleared
5 26 (3.14%) CCNP
6 25 (3.02%) SC Cleared
7 17 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (1.93%) MCSD
9 14 (1.69%) CCSP
10 13 (1.57%) CCNA
11 11 (1.33%) CCDP
11 11 (1.33%) VCDX
11 11 (1.33%) VCAP
12 10 (1.21%) CISSP
13 8 (0.97%) MCITP
14 7 (0.85%) MCSE
15 6 (0.72%) CISM
16 5 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 5 (0.60%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.54%) QA
2 20 (2.42%) SLA
3 18 (2.17%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.81%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.72%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.24%) COBIT
7 2 (0.24%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 45 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (3.50%) Active Directory
3 25 (3.02%) Hyper-V
3 25 (3.02%) vSphere
4 12 (1.45%) vCloud
5 8 (0.97%) XenApp
5 8 (0.97%) NDS
6 5 (0.60%) NFS
6 5 (0.60%) XenServer
6 5 (0.60%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.24%) Varnish
8 2 (0.24%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.12%) Xen
9 1 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.12%) UAG
9 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 19 (2.29%) FortiGate
2 5 (0.60%) SCOM
2 5 (0.60%) Puppet
3 4 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.48%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.36%) SCCM
5 2 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.24%) CA LISA
5 2 (0.24%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.12%) Apache Shiro
6 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.12%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.12%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 135 (16.30%) Oracle
2 88 (10.63%) Cisco
3 84 (10.14%) Microsoft
4 53 (6.40%) VMware
5 44 (5.31%) IBM
6 42 (5.07%) Juniper
7 37 (4.47%) SAP
8 30 (3.62%) hybris
9 27 (3.26%) Citrix
10 25 (3.02%) CheckPoint
10 25 (3.02%) Pega
11 21 (2.54%) ATG
12 17 (2.05%) F5
12 17 (2.05%) Fortinet
13 14 (1.69%) Tableau
14 11 (1.33%) CA
14 11 (1.33%) HP
14 11 (1.33%) Adobe
15 10 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (1.21%) TIBCO
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85 000 to £120 000 basic (+excellent package!!!)
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Provide Consulting Ltd
Salary: £70k - £80k per annum + Car Allowance + 20% Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis IT
Salary: car allowance
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + + Package & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago