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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Architect
Rank 567 575 501
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -74
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 418 457 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.41% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.42% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 350 394 469
Average salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £93,000 £85,500
UK excluding London average salary £67,000 £65,000 £69,000
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -5.79%

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
99394 108225 115334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 83478 88313 93538
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016 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 1 May 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
(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 0 386 £75,000 - 37
London -18 181 £80,000 +3.22% 16
South East -20 74 £71,000 +9.23% 6
West Midlands -4 36 £67,000 +19.11% 1
City of London +42 30 £75,000 +7.14% 4
North West +40 20 £62,500 +0.80% 6
South West -10 20 £72,500 +7.40%
East Midlands +27 18 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Hampshire +12 18 £77,500 +24.00% 1
Berkshire -2 18 £72,000 +10.76% 1
Solihull +31 17 £67,000 +34.00%
West Yorkshire +15 17 £65,000 +47.72% 3
Yorkshire +7 17 £65,000 +8.33% 3
Manchester +26 16 £62,500 -16.66% 5
Oxfordshire +3 16 £55,000 -15.38%
East of England +10 15 £65,000 -
Scotland +7 14 £70,000 +9.80% 1
Leeds +14 12 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Kettering - 12 £55,000 -
Northamptonshire - 12 £55,000 -
Wiltshire +4 10 £72,500 +11.28%
Swindon +2 10 £72,500 +11.28%
Hertfordshire +13 9 £78,750 +31.25%
Glasgow 0 9 £70,000 +21.73%
Watford +15 8 £82,500 -
Oxford +9 8 £55,000 -15.38%
Birmingham -12 8 £67,500 +8.00% 1
Surrey -27 8 £80,000 +3.22% 4
Reading +5 7 £73,750 +15.68% 1
Buckinghamshire +26 6 £70,000 +4.47%

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 233 (26.91%) Java
2 226 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
3 215 (24.83%) TOGAF
4 210 (24.25%) Finance
5 154 (17.78%) Enterprise Architecture
6 150 (17.32%) Degree
7 137 (15.82%) SOA
8 122 (14.09%) JavaScript
9 118 (13.63%) .NET
10 116 (13.39%) Microsoft
11 114 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
12 112 (12.93%) Oracle
13 107 (12.36%) SQL Server
14 96 (11.09%) Presales
15 93 (10.74%) XML
16 90 (10.39%) C#
17 88 (10.16%) Data Centre
18 86 (9.93%) SQL
19 85 (9.82%) Web Services
20 81 (9.35%) Computer Science
21 80 (9.24%) Telecoms
22 79 (9.12%) Translating Business Requirements
23 78 (9.01%) Windows
23 78 (9.01%) Technical Architecture
24 73 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
24 73 (8.43%) Retail
25 71 (8.20%) Migration
26 70 (8.08%) Banking
26 70 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
26 70 (8.08%) Analytics

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 42 (4.85%) WebLogic
2 37 (4.27%) WebSphere
3 22 (2.54%) SharePoint
4 21 (2.42%) JBoss
4 21 (2.42%) Tomcat
5 19 (2.19%) Apache Spark
6 18 (2.08%) Node.js
7 13 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (1.39%) Apache
9 10 (1.15%) ATG Dynamo
10 9 (1.04%) Apache Solr
10 9 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (1.04%) IIS
11 7 (0.81%) Confluence
12 6 (0.69%) CMS
13 5 (0.58%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.46%) LiveLink
14 4 (0.46%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.46%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 61 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.50%) SPSS
3 12 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.69%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.35%) MS Office
6 3 (0.35%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 17 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.85%) SAP IS-U
3 12 (1.39%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 12 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.35%) MoSes
7 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.12%) Cerner Millennium
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.12%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 70 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (5.31%) SaaS
4 43 (4.97%) PaaS
5 39 (4.50%) IaaS
6 22 (2.54%) Office 365
7 20 (2.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 15 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (1.04%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.69%) Force.com
11 6 (0.69%) Heroku
12 4 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.35%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.23%) Veeva
15 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
15 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.50%) Firewall
2 32 (3.70%) WAN
3 28 (3.23%) MPLS
3 28 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 23 (2.66%) LAN
5 21 (2.42%) DNS
5 21 (2.42%) OSPF
6 20 (2.31%) Network Security
7 19 (2.19%) Internet
8 13 (1.50%) BGP
8 13 (1.50%) VPN
9 12 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
9 12 (1.39%) HTTP
9 12 (1.39%) SNMP
10 10 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (1.04%) Diameter Protocol
12 8 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (0.92%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 68 (7.85%) Big Data
3 64 (7.39%) Data Warehouse
4 38 (4.39%) NoSQL
5 32 (3.70%) Hadoop
6 25 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 25 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (2.31%) MongoDB
9 18 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (1.96%) Oracle Database
10 17 (1.96%) Relational Database
10 17 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (1.27%) MySQL
14 10 (1.15%) RDBMS
15 9 (1.04%) Apache Hive
15 9 (1.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 17 (1.96%) NUnit
2 17 (1.96%) Visual Studio
3 16 (1.85%) Ant
4 13 (1.50%) Axure RP
4 13 (1.50%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.39%) JIRA
5 12 (1.39%) JUnit
5 12 (1.39%) Maven
6 10 (1.15%) Log4j
7 9 (1.04%) Eclipse
7 9 (1.04%) Lombardi
7 9 (1.04%) TeamCity
8 8 (0.92%) NetBeans
9 7 (0.81%) Selenium
10 6 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
11 5 (0.58%) Subversion
12 4 (0.46%) PowerDesigner
General
1 210 (24.25%) Finance
2 80 (9.24%) Telecoms
3 73 (8.43%) Retail
4 70 (8.08%) Banking
5 50 (5.77%) Marketing
6 20 (2.31%) Manufacturing
7 19 (2.19%) Publishing
8 16 (1.85%) Games
9 15 (1.73%) Advertising
9 15 (1.73%) Legal
10 13 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (1.04%) Electronics
12 8 (0.92%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.69%) Billing
13 6 (0.69%) Local Government
14 4 (0.46%) Front Office
14 4 (0.46%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.35%) Law
16 1 (0.12%) Automotive
16 1 (0.12%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (13.63%) .NET
2 93 (10.74%) XML
3 85 (9.82%) Web Services
4 67 (7.74%) HTML
5 66 (7.62%) CSS
6 61 (7.04%) ASP.NET
7 56 (6.47%) REST
8 53 (6.12%) Middleware
9 46 (5.31%) J2EE
10 41 (4.73%) jQuery
11 32 (3.70%) Spring
12 30 (3.46%) HTML5
13 27 (3.12%) SOAP
14 26 (3.00%) AngularJS
14 26 (3.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 25 (2.89%) Java EE
16 24 (2.77%) ASP.NET MVC
17 23 (2.66%) JMS
18 20 (2.31%) Ruby on Rails
18 20 (2.31%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 114 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (10.16%) Data Centre
3 81 (9.35%) Computer Science
4 40 (4.62%) User Experience
5 37 (4.27%) Management Information System
6 31 (3.58%) Smart Meter
7 27 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (3.12%) Mobile App
8 23 (2.66%) Hybrid Cloud
9 22 (2.54%) N-Tier
10 19 (2.19%) Streaming Video
11 18 (2.08%) Public Cloud
12 15 (1.73%) Data Structures
12 15 (1.73%) Xbox
13 14 (1.62%) PlayStation
13 14 (1.62%) Private Cloud
14 13 (1.50%) Social Media
15 12 (1.39%) Mathematics
15 12 (1.39%) Visualisation
16 11 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 78 (9.01%) Windows
2 67 (7.74%) Linux
3 29 (3.35%) Unix
4 23 (2.66%) Android
5 19 (2.19%) Apple iOS
5 19 (2.19%) Windows Server
6 15 (1.73%) Windows Phone
7 10 (1.15%) Solaris
8 9 (1.04%) Windows 8
8 9 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.92%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.92%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.58%) CentOS
11 3 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.23%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.23%) HPUX
12 2 (0.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (24.83%) TOGAF
3 154 (17.78%) Enterprise Architecture
4 137 (15.82%) SOA
5 96 (11.09%) Presales
6 79 (9.12%) Translating Business Requirements
7 78 (9.01%) Technical Architecture
8 73 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
9 71 (8.20%) Migration
10 70 (8.08%) Analytics
11 69 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
12 63 (7.27%) E-Commerce
12 63 (7.27%) Mentoring
12 63 (7.27%) Scrum
13 61 (7.04%) CRM
14 60 (6.93%) OO
15 58 (6.70%) Data Modelling
15 58 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
16 57 (6.58%) ITIL
16 57 (6.58%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 233 (26.91%) Java
2 122 (14.09%) JavaScript
3 90 (10.39%) C#
4 86 (9.93%) SQL
5 60 (6.93%) Python
6 35 (4.04%) Perl
7 34 (3.93%) T-SQL
8 30 (3.46%) C++
8 30 (3.46%) Scala
9 24 (2.77%) Ruby
10 20 (2.31%) C
10 20 (2.31%) Objective-C
11 13 (1.50%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.39%) PHP
13 10 (1.15%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.04%) Groovy
15 8 (0.92%) Tcl
15 8 (0.92%) VBA
15 8 (0.92%) XPath
16 7 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 150 (17.32%) Degree
2 29 (3.35%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.66%) CISSP
4 20 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 14 (1.62%) MBA
7 13 (1.50%) CISM
8 11 (1.27%) CCIE
8 11 (1.27%) GIAC
9 10 (1.15%) CCNP
10 8 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.92%) SANS
11 7 (0.81%) CCDP
12 6 (0.69%) ISSAP
12 6 (0.69%) MBCS
12 6 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.58%) CISA
13 5 (0.58%) CITP
14 4 (0.46%) DV Cleared
15 3 (0.35%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.77%) QA
2 19 (2.19%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.15%) SLA
4 9 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.04%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.12%) COBIT
6 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
System Software
1 45 (5.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (2.31%) Active Directory
3 19 (2.19%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.39%) vCloud
5 7 (0.81%) vSphere
6 6 (0.69%) Docker
7 5 (0.58%) HDFS
8 4 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.46%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.23%) IAG
9 2 (0.23%) NFS
9 2 (0.23%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.23%) XenServer
10 1 (0.12%) KVM
10 1 (0.12%) SRDF
10 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (1.39%) Nagios
2 11 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.15%) Ansible
3 10 (1.15%) Puppet
4 9 (1.04%) CA Single Sign-On
4 9 (1.04%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 9 (1.04%) OpenNMS
5 4 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
5 4 (0.46%) Mesos
5 4 (0.46%) SCCM
6 3 (0.35%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.35%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.23%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.23%) RSA enVision
7 2 (0.23%) TeamSite
7 2 (0.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (0.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.12%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 116 (13.39%) Microsoft
2 112 (12.93%) Oracle
3 53 (6.12%) SAP
4 51 (5.89%) VMware
5 43 (4.97%) Cisco
6 36 (4.16%) IBM
7 25 (2.89%) TIBCO
8 21 (2.42%) Informatica
8 21 (2.42%) Pega
9 16 (1.85%) HP
10 14 (1.62%) ATG
10 14 (1.62%) Juniper
10 14 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.50%) hybris
12 12 (1.39%) ILOG
13 11 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
13 11 (1.27%) Red Hat
14 10 (1.15%) CheckPoint
15 9 (1.04%) F5
15 9 (1.04%) NetApp
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £110000 - £125000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits and 20% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £75000 - £87000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £85000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified Excellent negotiable salary plus variable plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified Excellent negotiable salary plus variable plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NCC Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000-£95,000 (Plus Lucrative Package)
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000-£95,000 (Plus Lucrative Package)
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000-£95,000 (Plus Lucrative Package)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000-£95,000 (Plus Lucrative Package)
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Depending on experience plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified Excellent negotiable salary plus variable plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £90,000 per annum 20% bonus, 25 days holiday, £5500 ca
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Pension, Gym, Life Assurance, Flexi
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum £7,000 car allowance, 25% annual bon
Posted: 5 days ago
London
HMRC
Posted: 8 days ago
East London
PRECEDENT
Salary: To £75k + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Dynamic Nation
Posted: 10 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
University of Surrey
Salary: £38,896 to £46,414 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Croydon, Greater London
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £38,000 - £44,000 per Annum (DOE)
Posted: 16 days ago
Central London
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Salary: Highly Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago