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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Architect
Rank 525 456 507
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 400 574 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.49% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.52% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 337 445 335
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £85,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £68,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -70 374 £75,000 +7.14% 44
London -25 184 £77,500 +10.71% 25
South East +10 108 £66,000 -5.03% 4
City of London +1 41 £67,500 -3.57% 6
Surrey +20 37 £77,500 +19.23% 2
Berkshire +13 35 £67,500 -4.59% 1
East of England -20 25 £60,000 -17.24% 3
Reading -1 23 £66,250 -5.35%
South West -24 16 £67,500 +22.72%
Hampshire -4 15 £70,000 +2.94%
Yorkshire -17 14 £60,000 +4.34% 2
Hertfordshire -19 14 £60,000 -17.24%
West Midlands -16 13 £62,500 +9.64% 3
Guildford +20 12 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire +22 10 £65,000 -2.98% 1
Hemel Hempstead -10 10 £60,000 -14.28%
Redhill +3 9 £82,500 +10.00%
Canary Wharf - 9 £77,000 -
Southampton +6 8 £70,000 +16.66%
North West -14 8 £70,000 +12.00% 2
West Sussex - 8 £40,500 -
Essex - 8 £67,500 - 1
Maidenhead +3 7 £85,000 -19.04%
South Yorkshire 0 7 £60,000 -29.41%
West Yorkshire -5 7 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Manchester +11 6 £75,000 +20.00% 2
Bristol -6 6 £75,000 +46.34%
South Wales +11 5 £50,000 -12.28%
Oxford +10 5 £65,000 -5.79%
Wales +8 5 £50,000 -12.28%

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 224 (25.00%) Finance
2 222 (24.78%) Java
3 219 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
4 157 (17.52%) .NET
4 157 (17.52%) Oracle
5 136 (15.18%) C#
6 134 (14.96%) Degree
7 116 (12.95%) SOA
8 114 (12.72%) Web Services
9 109 (12.17%) Retail
10 102 (11.38%) Banking
11 98 (10.94%) SQL
12 97 (10.83%) Big Data
13 95 (10.60%) Microsoft
14 94 (10.49%) TOGAF
15 93 (10.38%) Enterprise Architecture
16 88 (9.82%) Cisco
17 85 (9.49%) OO
17 85 (9.49%) Computer Science
18 81 (9.04%) Analytics
19 80 (8.93%) SQL Server
19 80 (8.93%) Firewall
20 78 (8.71%) Mentoring
21 77 (8.59%) Software Engineering
22 76 (8.48%) Scrum
22 76 (8.48%) MVC
23 72 (8.04%) Relational Database
23 72 (8.04%) Amazon AWS
24 68 (7.59%) SAP
24 68 (7.59%) Business Intelligence

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 40 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 28 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 18 (2.01%) Oracle Service Bus
4 16 (1.79%) Apache
5 15 (1.67%) SAS
6 13 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (1.45%) IIS
7 12 (1.34%) JBoss
8 11 (1.23%) Node.js
9 10 (1.12%) Mule
10 8 (0.89%) CMS
10 8 (0.89%) MQSeries
10 8 (0.89%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.89%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.78%) Apache Pig
11 7 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.78%) MS Exchange
11 7 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 60 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (0.67%) SPSS
2 6 (0.67%) MS Office
2 6 (0.67%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.67%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.67%) OmniGraffle
3 5 (0.56%) MS Project
4 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (2.01%) Oracle BPM
2 14 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (1.12%) Magento
4 7 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.56%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.33%) Oracle BRM
7 3 (0.33%) Primavera
8 2 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.11%) Fredhopper
9 1 (0.11%) SAP R/3
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 72 (8.04%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (3.68%) SaaS
3 32 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (3.46%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (1.00%) Office 365
6 8 (0.89%) IaaS
7 7 (0.78%) PaaS
8 6 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.22%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.22%) Force.com
11 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 80 (8.93%) Firewall
2 47 (5.25%) LAN
3 46 (5.13%) WAN
4 36 (4.02%) Wireless
5 28 (3.13%) Internet
6 26 (2.90%) MPLS
7 21 (2.34%) Cisco Nexus
7 21 (2.34%) SAN
8 19 (2.12%) VPN
9 16 (1.79%) TCP/IP
10 11 (1.23%) Wireless Security
11 10 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (1.00%) Unified Communications
13 8 (0.89%) HTTP
14 7 (0.78%) DNS
15 6 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
15 6 (0.67%) Cisco IOS
16 5 (0.56%) VoIP
16 5 (0.56%) OSPF
16 5 (0.56%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (10.83%) Big Data
2 80 (8.93%) SQL Server
3 72 (8.04%) Relational Database
4 56 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 50 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (3.46%) MongoDB
7 28 (3.13%) Oracle Database
7 28 (3.13%) Hadoop
8 26 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 24 (2.68%) Oracle ODI
10 22 (2.46%) QlikView
11 21 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (2.23%) RDBMS
13 19 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (1.67%) MySQL
16 14 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
17 13 (1.45%) DataStage
18 12 (1.34%) DB2
19 11 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 15 (1.67%) ReSharper
2 14 (1.56%) NUnit
3 11 (1.23%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.23%) ERwin
3 11 (1.23%) Eclipse
4 10 (1.12%) Maven
4 10 (1.12%) Visual Studio
4 10 (1.12%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.00%) Axure RP
6 7 (0.78%) JIRA
7 6 (0.67%) IntelliJ
7 6 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.56%) WiX
8 5 (0.56%) ClearCase
8 5 (0.56%) JUnit
8 5 (0.56%) MSI
9 4 (0.45%) Rational Rose
9 4 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (0.33%) Selenium
10 3 (0.33%) PowerDesigner
General
1 224 (25.00%) Finance
2 109 (12.17%) Retail
3 102 (11.38%) Banking
4 61 (6.81%) Marketing
5 42 (4.69%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.01%) Publishing
7 15 (1.67%) Billing
8 13 (1.45%) Retail Banking
9 12 (1.34%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.23%) Investment Banking
11 10 (1.12%) Advertising
12 9 (1.00%) Electronics
12 9 (1.00%) Law
13 8 (0.89%) Games
13 8 (0.89%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.78%) Interactive Media
14 7 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.56%) Legal
15 5 (0.56%) Automotive
16 4 (0.45%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (17.52%) .NET
2 114 (12.72%) Web Services
3 59 (6.58%) ASP.NET
4 48 (5.36%) XML
5 47 (5.25%) Middleware
6 46 (5.13%) HTML
7 43 (4.80%) Spring
8 39 (4.35%) CSS
8 39 (4.35%) .NET Framework
9 37 (4.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 35 (3.91%) AngularJS
11 28 (3.13%) Hibernate
12 25 (2.79%) RESTful
13 23 (2.57%) REST
14 22 (2.46%) KnockoutJS
14 22 (2.46%) Oracle Fusion
14 22 (2.46%) Spring MVC
15 21 (2.34%) J2EE
16 16 (1.79%) SOAP
16 16 (1.79%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 85 (9.49%) Computer Science
2 60 (6.70%) User Experience
3 56 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (5.36%) Open Source
5 45 (5.02%) Enterprise Software
6 33 (3.68%) Mobile App
7 26 (2.90%) Management Information System
8 24 (2.68%) Data Structures
9 21 (2.34%) Mathematics
10 19 (2.12%) Life Science
10 19 (2.12%) Algorithms
11 18 (2.01%) Visualisation
12 17 (1.90%) Biology
12 17 (1.90%) Data Integration
13 16 (1.79%) N-Tier
14 14 (1.56%) Photography
15 13 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 13 (1.45%) Derivative
16 10 (1.12%) SWIFT
17 8 (0.89%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 65 (7.25%) Linux
2 56 (6.25%) Windows
3 21 (2.34%) UNIX
4 18 (2.01%) CentOS
5 17 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (1.45%) Android
7 8 (0.89%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.45%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.33%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.22%) AIX
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (12.95%) SOA
3 94 (10.49%) TOGAF
4 93 (10.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 85 (9.49%) OO
6 81 (9.04%) Analytics
7 78 (8.71%) Mentoring
8 77 (8.59%) Software Engineering
9 76 (8.48%) Scrum
9 76 (8.48%) MVC
10 68 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
11 65 (7.25%) E-Commerce
12 63 (7.03%) TDD
12 63 (7.03%) Technical Architecture
13 56 (6.25%) ETL
13 56 (6.25%) OOD
14 55 (6.14%) ITIL
14 55 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
15 53 (5.92%) CRM
15 53 (5.92%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 222 (24.78%) Java
2 136 (15.18%) C#
3 98 (10.94%) SQL
4 64 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 47 (5.25%) C++
6 29 (3.24%) C
6 29 (3.24%) Python
7 25 (2.79%) T-SQL
8 19 (2.12%) PHP
9 18 (2.01%) Ruby
10 8 (0.89%) Scala
11 6 (0.67%) Perl
11 6 (0.67%) COBOL
11 6 (0.67%) R
12 4 (0.45%) JCL
12 4 (0.45%) VB
13 3 (0.33%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.22%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.22%) XQuery
14 2 (0.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 134 (14.96%) Degree
2 44 (4.91%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (4.24%) Security Cleared
4 37 (4.13%) SC Cleared
5 20 (2.23%) CCIE
6 19 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (1.90%) CCNP
8 13 (1.45%) CCNA
9 12 (1.34%) MCSD
10 11 (1.23%) CCSP
11 7 (0.78%) CCDP
12 5 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.56%) CISSP
13 3 (0.33%) Check Point Certification
13 3 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.33%) JNCIP
14 2 (0.22%) JNCIE
14 2 (0.22%) MCITP
14 2 (0.22%) CCVP
14 2 (0.22%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.34%) QA
2 19 (2.12%) SLA
3 16 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 16 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.56%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.56%) GAMP
6 3 (0.33%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.33%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 44 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (2.90%) vSphere
3 20 (2.23%) Active Directory
4 18 (2.01%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.78%) XenApp
6 6 (0.67%) NDS
7 5 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (0.56%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.45%) HDFS
9 3 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.22%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.22%) Varnish
10 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.11%) Xen
11 1 (0.11%) XenServer
11 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (1.34%) SCCM
2 11 (1.23%) FortiGate
3 8 (0.89%) SCOM
4 5 (0.56%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.45%) Oozie
6 3 (0.33%) Puppet
6 3 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.22%) CA LISA
8 1 (0.11%) WSUS
8 1 (0.11%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.11%) yum
8 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 157 (17.52%) Oracle
2 95 (10.60%) Microsoft
3 88 (9.82%) Cisco
4 68 (7.59%) SAP
5 57 (6.36%) IBM
6 55 (6.14%) VMware
7 52 (5.80%) Juniper
8 31 (3.46%) F5
9 26 (2.90%) Pega
10 25 (2.79%) Tableau
11 24 (2.68%) Informatica
12 18 (2.01%) ATG
12 18 (2.01%) hybris
13 17 (1.90%) CheckPoint
14 16 (1.79%) Siebel
15 15 (1.67%) HP
15 15 (1.67%) Citrix
16 13 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
16 13 (1.45%) Adobe
16 13 (1.45%) Cognos
Leicester, Leicestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jonathan Garth
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
JPS Selection
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Moonpig
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £10000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £125,000 per annum Up to £125k + Excellent Bonus & Ben
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50000 - £80000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70,000 DoE + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Salary or Stock options
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus, car and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus, car and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Montash
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £100,000 to £140,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago