The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Architect
Rank 524 608 512
Rank change year-on-year
+84 -96
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 452 379 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.34% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.36% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 362 294 445
Median salary £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,500 £91,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%

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
94514 106216 111227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79535 87575 90644
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Architect in the job title.

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 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +89 417 £75,000 - 46
London +45 201 £80,000 +4.91% 25
South East +11 66 £65,000 +4.00% 3
Yorkshire +61 41 £65,000 +4.00% 5
West Yorkshire +43 40 £67,500 +8.00% 4
City of London +39 28 £82,500 +10.00% 9
Berkshire +17 27 £75,000 - 2
South West +40 26 £75,000 +46.34% 1
Leeds +46 24 £65,000 -7.14% 1
West Midlands +10 24 £63,750 -22.72% 7
East of England +31 19 £78,750 +16.66%
North West +20 18 £73,750 +5.35% 1
Surrey +20 17 £65,000 +6.12% 1
East Midlands +15 16 £65,000 +12.06% 1
Bradford +13 15 £90,000 +44.00% 3
Manchester -8 13 £72,500 +3.57% 1
Reading +17 12 £62,500 -16.66% 2
Birmingham -5 12 £55,000 -33.33% 4
Cambridgeshire +11 11 £85,000 +13.33%
Cambridge +10 11 £85,000 +82.79%
Scotland - 11 £55,000 - 3
Oxford +1 10 £55,000 -15.38%
Oxfordshire -20 10 £55,000 -4.34%
Wiltshire - 9 £72,500 - 1
Swindon - 9 £72,500 - 1
Croydon - 9 £80,000 -
Gloucestershire +8 8 £101,250 +102.50%
Hampshire -18 8 £48,750 -18.75%
Solihull - 8 £72,500 - 1
Edinburgh - 7 £80,000 -

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Senior Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Architect in the job title.

1 299 (33.60%) Finance
2 292 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
3 254 (28.54%) Java
4 188 (21.12%) TOGAF
5 158 (17.75%) Microsoft
6 147 (16.52%) Oracle
7 146 (16.40%) Presales
8 142 (15.96%) SOA
9 139 (15.62%) JavaScript
9 139 (15.62%) Enterprise Architecture
10 135 (15.17%) .NET
11 126 (14.16%) Degree
12 116 (13.03%) Retail
12 116 (13.03%) Migration
13 114 (12.81%) C#
14 103 (11.57%) Microsoft Azure
14 103 (11.57%) Amazon AWS
15 101 (11.35%) HTML
16 98 (11.01%) SQL
17 94 (10.56%) ITIL
18 93 (10.45%) Open Source
19 92 (10.34%) Scrum
19 92 (10.34%) Telecoms
20 90 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
21 89 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
22 85 (9.55%) Data Centre
23 83 (9.33%) Linux
23 83 (9.33%) SQL Server
24 82 (9.21%) CRM
25 81 (9.10%) REST

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (4.72%) WebSphere
2 36 (4.04%) WebLogic
3 30 (3.37%) JBoss
4 26 (2.92%) Apache Spark
4 26 (2.92%) SharePoint
5 18 (2.02%) IIS
6 17 (1.91%) Tomcat
7 16 (1.80%) Apache
8 13 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (1.24%) Apache Pig
11 10 (1.12%) ATG Dynamo
12 9 (1.01%) Apache Solr
12 9 (1.01%) CMS
12 9 (1.01%) Smallworld
13 7 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (0.67%) Mule
14 6 (0.67%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.56%) LiveLink
15 5 (0.56%) nginx
Applications
1 59 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.57%) MS Office
3 13 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (0.45%) SPSS
6 3 (0.34%) MS Project
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.22%) InVision
7 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 30 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.91%) Oracle Retail
3 15 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
3 15 (1.69%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 12 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (1.35%) SAP IS-U
5 9 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.45%) Apache OFBiz
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.34%) RMDS
7 3 (0.34%) SAP Retail
8 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.11%) Cerner Millennium
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 103 (11.57%) Amazon AWS
1 103 (11.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (6.85%) PaaS
3 59 (6.63%) SaaS
4 52 (5.84%) IaaS
5 26 (2.92%) Office 365
6 21 (2.36%) Google Cloud Platform
7 19 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.79%) Force.com
10 6 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.67%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.34%) Heroku
11 3 (0.34%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.22%) FinancialForce.com
12 2 (0.22%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.61%) Firewall
2 28 (3.15%) WAN
3 25 (2.81%) DNS
4 24 (2.70%) Internet
5 23 (2.58%) TCP/IP
6 21 (2.36%) OSPF
7 19 (2.13%) MPLS
8 17 (1.91%) LAN
9 15 (1.69%) Network Security
10 14 (1.57%) Diameter Protocol
11 13 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (1.46%) DHCP
11 13 (1.46%) VPN
12 11 (1.24%) BGP
12 11 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (1.12%) Junos
13 10 (1.12%) Wireless
14 9 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (1.01%) HTTP
15 8 (0.90%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 77 (8.65%) Big Data
3 51 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
4 45 (5.06%) NoSQL
5 43 (4.83%) MySQL
6 42 (4.72%) Hadoop
7 26 (2.92%) Oracle Database
8 25 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (2.70%) MongoDB
10 22 (2.47%) Relational Database
11 18 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (1.69%) Apache Hive
12 15 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (1.57%) HBase
13 14 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
16 9 (1.01%) GIS
17 8 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
17 8 (0.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 37 (4.16%) Jenkins
2 24 (2.70%) Ant
3 22 (2.47%) Subversion
4 18 (2.02%) NUnit
5 16 (1.80%) Git (software)
6 15 (1.69%) TeamCity
7 13 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
9 10 (1.12%) Cucumber
9 10 (1.12%) Log4j
9 10 (1.12%) Selenium
9 10 (1.12%) SonarQube
10 8 (0.90%) Eclipse
10 8 (0.90%) Visual Studio
11 7 (0.79%) Axure RP
11 7 (0.79%) JIRA
11 7 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (0.67%) ERwin
12 6 (0.67%) JUnit
13 4 (0.45%) PowerDesigner
General
1 299 (33.60%) Finance
2 116 (13.03%) Retail
3 92 (10.34%) Telecoms
4 66 (7.42%) Banking
5 43 (4.83%) Marketing
6 25 (2.81%) Manufacturing
7 20 (2.25%) Publishing
8 19 (2.13%) Local Government
9 17 (1.91%) Advertising
10 11 (1.24%) Billing
11 10 (1.12%) Legal
11 10 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (1.01%) Games
13 8 (0.90%) Electronics
13 8 (0.90%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.79%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.56%) Front Office
16 4 (0.45%) Back Office
16 4 (0.45%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (15.17%) .NET
2 101 (11.35%) HTML
3 81 (9.10%) REST
4 78 (8.76%) Web Services
5 62 (6.97%) Middleware
6 57 (6.40%) CSS
7 56 (6.29%) AngularJS
8 53 (5.96%) ASP.NET
9 49 (5.51%) HTML5
9 49 (5.51%) XML
10 45 (5.06%) SOAP
11 39 (4.38%) Java EE
12 36 (4.04%) Spring
13 34 (3.82%) jQuery
14 33 (3.71%) J2EE
15 26 (2.92%) .NET Framework
16 25 (2.81%) ASP.NET MVC
17 23 (2.58%) JMS
17 23 (2.58%) JSON
18 22 (2.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 90 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (9.55%) Data Centre
3 73 (8.20%) Computer Science
4 52 (5.84%) Management Information System
5 48 (5.39%) Enterprise Software
5 48 (5.39%) User Experience
6 31 (3.48%) Hybrid Cloud
7 25 (2.81%) Private Cloud
8 24 (2.70%) Mobile App
9 22 (2.47%) Smart Meter
10 18 (2.02%) Streaming Video
11 17 (1.91%) Public Cloud
12 15 (1.69%) N-Tier
13 14 (1.57%) Visualisation
13 14 (1.57%) Xbox
14 13 (1.46%) PlayStation
15 12 (1.35%) Social Media
16 10 (1.12%) Algorithms
17 9 (1.01%) Cloud Native
18 8 (0.90%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 83 (9.33%) Linux
2 80 (8.99%) Windows
3 42 (4.72%) Unix
4 29 (3.26%) Android
5 23 (2.58%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.57%) Windows Phone
7 13 (1.46%) Windows Server
8 11 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (1.01%) Windows 8
10 9 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.90%) Windows 10
11 8 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
11 8 (0.90%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.56%) CentOS
13 4 (0.45%) Solaris
14 3 (0.34%) AIX
15 2 (0.22%) CoreOS
16 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (21.12%) TOGAF
3 146 (16.40%) Presales
4 142 (15.96%) SOA
5 139 (15.62%) Enterprise Architecture
6 116 (13.03%) Migration
7 94 (10.56%) ITIL
8 93 (10.45%) Open Source
9 92 (10.34%) Scrum
10 89 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
11 82 (9.21%) CRM
12 79 (8.88%) Mentoring
13 78 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 75 (8.43%) UML
15 66 (7.42%) DevOps
16 65 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
17 62 (6.97%) Zachman Framework
18 61 (6.85%) MVC
18 61 (6.85%) Technical Architecture
19 57 (6.40%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 254 (28.54%) Java
2 139 (15.62%) JavaScript
3 114 (12.81%) C#
4 98 (11.01%) SQL
5 77 (8.65%) Python
6 40 (4.49%) Perl
6 40 (4.49%) Scala
7 38 (4.27%) PHP
8 26 (2.92%) C++
9 25 (2.81%) PL/SQL
10 23 (2.58%) Ruby
11 21 (2.36%) C
12 19 (2.13%) Objective-C
13 15 (1.69%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.46%) T-SQL
15 12 (1.35%) Groovy
15 12 (1.35%) TypeScript
16 11 (1.24%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.90%) Tcl
18 7 (0.79%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 126 (14.16%) Degree
2 73 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 30 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (2.02%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.46%) CCIE
6 13 (1.46%) CISSP
7 10 (1.12%) CCNP
8 9 (1.01%) CISM
9 8 (0.90%) MBA
9 8 (0.90%) MCSE
10 7 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (0.67%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.56%) BC Cleared
12 5 (0.56%) CCNA
12 5 (0.56%) ISEB
12 5 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.45%) CCDP
13 4 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.16%) QA
2 22 (2.47%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.24%) COBIT
5 6 (0.67%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.56%) ISO 8583
6 5 (0.56%) ISO20022
6 5 (0.56%) SLA
7 2 (0.22%) GPG13
7 2 (0.22%) SEPA
8 1 (0.11%) DICOM
8 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 16 (1.80%) Active Directory
4 12 (1.35%) Docker
5 9 (1.01%) vCloud
6 8 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (0.79%) vSphere
8 6 (0.67%) HDFS
9 4 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.45%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.45%) XenServer
10 2 (0.22%) KVM
10 2 (0.22%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.22%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.22%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.22%) XenApp
11 1 (0.11%) iptables
11 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 31 (3.48%) Puppet
2 23 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.91%) Ansible
4 11 (1.24%) Nagios
5 9 (1.01%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 7 (0.79%) OpenNMS
7 5 (0.56%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.34%) Cacti
8 3 (0.34%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.34%) Mesos
8 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.34%) SCCM
8 3 (0.34%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.34%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.22%) Netcool
9 2 (0.22%) TeamSite
9 2 (0.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 2 (0.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 158 (17.75%) Microsoft
2 147 (16.52%) Oracle
3 57 (6.40%) VMware
4 56 (6.29%) Cisco
5 47 (5.28%) SAP
6 30 (3.37%) ATG
7 29 (3.26%) Google
8 24 (2.70%) IBM
9 20 (2.25%) Juniper
9 20 (2.25%) Red Hat
10 17 (1.91%) HP
10 17 (1.91%) Retek
11 15 (1.69%) Hyperion
11 15 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
11 15 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
11 15 (1.69%) Tableau
12 14 (1.57%) Informatica
13 13 (1.46%) Rackspace
14 12 (1.35%) Capita
14 12 (1.35%) Talend
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Brilliant package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Greenock, Renfrewshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Net Talent
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Stott and May
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 to £75,000 basic (Plus substantial package)
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 to £70,000 (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Outstanding benefits package..
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £125000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Adteq Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £90,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: C£80,000 base plus 15% bonus and benefits (some flex)
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£80,000 plus 15% bonus and benefits (some flex)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tangent International
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + 40% bonus + OTHER BENS
Posted: 6 days ago
Bishop Auckland, County Durham
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £92184.10 - £105353.26 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £100000 - £101000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 9 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago