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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 485 476 489
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 471 481 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.45% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.47% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 357 344 348
Average salary £72,500 £68,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.61% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £91,250 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +13.63%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -29 434 £72,500 +7.40% 44
London -31 264 £75,000 - 18
City of London +6 87 £72,500 +3.57% 6
South East -17 71 £72,500 +11.53% 8
Berkshire +15 37 £70,000 +2.94% 3
Reading +24 27 £70,000 -12.50%
South West +1 27 £65,000 +13.04% 5
East of England -16 21 £67,500 +25.00% 3
West Midlands -6 19 £71,250 +5.55% 1
Hertfordshire -12 17 £67,500 +25.00% 2
Birmingham 0 14 £72,500 -13.43%
Yorkshire -18 14 £57,500 -19.29% 2
Wiltshire -1 12 £65,000 +18.18% 3
Swindon +9 11 £65,000 +18.18% 3
Bristol +3 11 £70,000 -30.00% 2
Surrey -9 11 £76,250 +27.08% 2
Hampshire -20 11 £76,250 +17.30% 3
North West -24 11 £67,500 +3.84% 4
Scotland +8 9 £80,000 +4.91% 1
Wales +14 8 £63,750 +21.42% 1
Manchester -20 8 £69,250 -1.07% 2
Rickmansworth - 8 £75,000 -
East Midlands +14 7 £63,000 +9.56% 1
York +6 6 £77,500 - 2
North Yorkshire +4 6 £77,500 - 2
West Yorkshire +3 6 £55,000 -36.23%
Leeds -2 6 £55,000 -36.23%
Oxford +13 5 £75,000 +33.33%
Oxfordshire +5 5 £75,000 +36.36%
North Wales +1 5 £73,000 +39.04% 1

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 318 (32.78%) Finance
2 179 (18.45%) Java
3 164 (16.91%) Agile Software Development
4 151 (15.57%) Cisco
5 150 (15.46%) ITIL
6 143 (14.74%) Oracle
7 142 (14.64%) SOA
8 137 (14.12%) Security Cleared
9 136 (14.02%) Degree
10 134 (13.81%) SC Cleared
11 131 (13.51%) .NET
12 127 (13.09%) Microsoft
13 121 (12.47%) Windows
14 117 (12.06%) Firewall
15 116 (11.96%) Juniper
16 110 (11.34%) SQL
17 108 (11.13%) Network Design
18 104 (10.72%) F5
18 104 (10.72%) Big Data
19 101 (10.41%) Wireless
20 97 (10.00%) Web Services
21 94 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
22 91 (9.38%) Banking
23 90 (9.28%) Enterprise Architecture
24 89 (9.18%) Linux
25 87 (8.97%) JavaScript
25 87 (8.97%) VMware
26 86 (8.87%) SAP
26 86 (8.87%) Project Management
26 86 (8.87%) Retail

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 61 (6.29%) SharePoint
2 34 (3.51%) WebSphere
3 30 (3.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 17 (1.75%) Apache
4 17 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (1.44%) SAS
5 14 (1.44%) CMS
6 13 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
6 13 (1.34%) WebLogic
6 13 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
6 13 (1.34%) Adobe CQ
7 11 (1.13%) Apache Pig
7 11 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (1.03%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.03%) Node.js
9 9 (0.93%) MS Exchange
10 8 (0.82%) MQSeries
11 6 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.62%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 62 (6.39%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.86%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.52%) MS Project
5 4 (0.41%) MS Office
5 4 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.41%) SPSS
6 3 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.10%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (0.62%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.41%) SAP R/3
4 3 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.31%) Magento
5 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 51 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 41 (4.23%) SaaS
3 20 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (1.44%) SuccessFactors
6 11 (1.13%) Office 365
7 10 (1.03%) IaaS
8 9 (0.93%) PaaS
9 4 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.31%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.21%) AWS Data Pipeline
12 1 (0.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.10%) LucidChart
12 1 (0.10%) ElastiCache
12 1 (0.10%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 117 (12.06%) Firewall
2 101 (10.41%) Wireless
3 42 (4.33%) Internet
4 37 (3.81%) WAN
5 25 (2.58%) MPLS
6 23 (2.37%) SAN
7 22 (2.27%) LAN
8 21 (2.16%) OSPF
8 21 (2.16%) BGP
8 21 (2.16%) 4G
9 20 (2.06%) VPN
10 19 (1.96%) 3G
11 17 (1.75%) SSL
11 17 (1.75%) TCP/IP
12 11 (1.13%) DNS
13 10 (1.03%) VoLTE
14 9 (0.93%) VPLS
14 9 (0.93%) Broadband
14 9 (0.93%) VoIP
15 7 (0.72%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (10.72%) Big Data
2 83 (8.56%) SQL Server
3 68 (7.01%) Relational Database
4 60 (6.19%) NoSQL
5 47 (4.85%) Hadoop
6 42 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (4.23%) MongoDB
8 39 (4.02%) MySQL
9 34 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 29 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 25 (2.58%) RDBMS
13 24 (2.47%) Apache Hive
14 23 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
15 21 (2.16%) Oracle Database
16 20 (2.06%) HBase
17 18 (1.86%) QlikView
18 17 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
19 16 (1.65%) DB2
19 16 (1.65%) Impala
Development Applications
1 16 (1.65%) Git (software)
1 16 (1.65%) Axure RP
2 10 (1.03%) Mercurial
3 9 (0.93%) Maven
4 7 (0.72%) Subversion
5 6 (0.62%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.62%) Lombardi
5 6 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (0.52%) ReSharper
6 5 (0.52%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.41%) Rational Application Developer
7 4 (0.41%) NUnit
8 3 (0.31%) MSI
8 3 (0.31%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.31%) WiX
8 3 (0.31%) Mockito
9 2 (0.21%) Hudson
9 2 (0.21%) Webistrano
General
1 318 (32.78%) Finance
2 91 (9.38%) Banking
3 86 (8.87%) Retail
4 75 (7.73%) Telecoms
5 66 (6.80%) Marketing
6 24 (2.47%) Legal
7 23 (2.37%) Back Office
8 18 (1.86%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
10 15 (1.55%) Law
10 15 (1.55%) Investment Banking
11 13 (1.34%) Games
12 11 (1.13%) Retail Banking
12 11 (1.13%) German Language
13 9 (0.93%) Interactive Media
13 9 (0.93%) Billing
14 7 (0.72%) Advertising
14 7 (0.72%) Publishing
14 7 (0.72%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.52%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (13.51%) .NET
2 97 (10.00%) Web Services
3 74 (7.63%) CSS
4 71 (7.32%) HTML
5 56 (5.77%) XML
6 47 (4.85%) J2EE
6 47 (4.85%) ASP.NET
7 45 (4.64%) Spring
8 38 (3.92%) Middleware
9 37 (3.81%) Hibernate
10 30 (3.09%) HTML5
11 24 (2.47%) REST
11 24 (2.47%) WCF
12 21 (2.16%) Java EE
12 21 (2.16%) jQuery
12 21 (2.16%) JMS
13 18 (1.86%) Swing
13 18 (1.86%) CSS3
13 18 (1.86%) Ajax
14 16 (1.65%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 58 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (5.57%) User Experience
3 53 (5.46%) Computer Science
4 37 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
5 31 (3.20%) Open Source
6 28 (2.89%) Client/Server
7 26 (2.68%) Visualisation
8 25 (2.58%) Algorithms
8 25 (2.58%) Life Science
9 24 (2.47%) Management Information System
10 19 (1.96%) Data Structures
11 18 (1.86%) N-Tier
11 18 (1.86%) FMCG
12 16 (1.65%) Mathematics
13 15 (1.55%) Statistics
14 14 (1.44%) Data Integration
14 14 (1.44%) Digital Media
14 14 (1.44%) Mobile App
14 14 (1.44%) Social Media
15 13 (1.34%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 121 (12.47%) Windows
2 89 (9.18%) Linux
3 42 (4.33%) UNIX
4 30 (3.09%) Android
5 19 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (1.65%) Apple iOS
7 13 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.24%) CentOS
9 10 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.72%) Windows Phone
10 7 (0.72%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.72%) Solaris
10 7 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.52%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.41%) AIX
13 3 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.21%) Debian
15 1 (0.10%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.10%) zOS
15 1 (0.10%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (16.91%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (15.46%) ITIL
3 142 (14.64%) SOA
4 108 (11.13%) Network Design
5 94 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
6 90 (9.28%) Enterprise Architecture
7 86 (8.87%) Project Management
8 79 (8.14%) TOGAF
9 70 (7.22%) OO
9 70 (7.22%) Analytics
10 67 (6.91%) Migration
11 63 (6.49%) ETL
12 62 (6.39%) Stakeholder Management
13 60 (6.19%) Technical Architecture
14 55 (5.67%) TDD
15 53 (5.46%) Data Modelling
16 50 (5.15%) UML
17 49 (5.05%) E-Commerce
18 47 (4.85%) Scrum
19 42 (4.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 179 (18.45%) Java
2 110 (11.34%) SQL
3 87 (8.97%) JavaScript
4 66 (6.80%) C#
5 24 (2.47%) C++
6 23 (2.37%) Python
7 20 (2.06%) PHP
8 19 (1.96%) C
9 17 (1.75%) T-SQL
10 13 (1.34%) R
11 12 (1.24%) Ruby
12 11 (1.13%) XPath
12 11 (1.13%) COBOL
13 10 (1.03%) Scala
14 6 (0.62%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.62%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.52%) Perl
16 4 (0.41%) VB
17 3 (0.31%) VBScript
17 3 (0.31%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 137 (14.12%) Security Cleared
2 136 (14.02%) Degree
3 134 (13.81%) SC Cleared
4 20 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (1.86%) CCIE
6 15 (1.55%) CCNP
6 15 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.82%) ISEB
7 8 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (0.62%) CCEE
8 6 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (0.62%) MCSE
9 5 (0.52%) CCNA
9 5 (0.52%) CCA
9 5 (0.52%) MCTS
9 5 (0.52%) MCITP
10 3 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.21%) HNC
11 2 (0.21%) HND
11 2 (0.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.16%) ISO 9001
2 20 (2.06%) QA
3 16 (1.65%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.44%) COBIT
5 7 (0.72%) SLA
6 4 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.31%) GAMP
7 3 (0.31%) GAAP
7 3 (0.31%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 66 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (2.47%) vSphere
3 22 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 17 (1.75%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.13%) XenApp
5 11 (1.13%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.72%) Apache Flume
6 7 (0.72%) HDFS
6 7 (0.72%) VMware ESX
6 7 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.62%) vCloud
8 4 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.31%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.21%) Xen
10 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.10%) XenServer
11 1 (0.10%) Varnish
11 1 (0.10%) LXC
11 1 (0.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (1.55%) Puppet
2 13 (1.34%) SCCM
3 10 (1.03%) SCOM
4 6 (0.62%) Oozie
4 6 (0.62%) XenMobile
5 5 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.41%) OpenNMS
6 4 (0.41%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.21%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.21%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.21%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.21%) EdgeSight
7 2 (0.21%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.10%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.10%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.10%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.10%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 151 (15.57%) Cisco
2 143 (14.74%) Oracle
3 127 (13.09%) Microsoft
4 116 (11.96%) Juniper
5 104 (10.72%) F5
6 87 (8.97%) VMware
7 86 (8.87%) SAP
8 67 (6.91%) IBM
9 27 (2.78%) Cognos
10 26 (2.68%) Informatica
11 25 (2.58%) Siebel
12 23 (2.37%) Citrix
13 22 (2.27%) HP
14 20 (2.06%) Adobe
15 18 (1.86%) Brocade
15 18 (1.86%) Tableau
16 17 (1.75%) EMC
17 15 (1.55%) Google
18 14 (1.44%) Hitachi
19 13 (1.34%) TIBCO
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Volaris Exec
Salary: £90000 - £140000 per annum + car, bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
UK
JM
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Church International
Salary: £75k to £95k plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Nationwide
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: DOE plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £550 - £650 per day + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ARM Technology
Salary: £65 - £95 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Harnham
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonuses and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Intuition IT Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
University of the West of England
Salary: From £47,328 to £56,482 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 66,300 - 91,800 + car + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago