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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Architect
Rank 516 503 527
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 469 499 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.48% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.49% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 359 392 351
Average salary £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £93,750 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,000 £65,150 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+2.83% +0.23%

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
97897 101300 100030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82176 83924 80368
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 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 14 February 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 -25 417 £70,000 -6.66% 88
London -43 220 £75,000 -3.22% 36
South East +5 74 £67,500 -3.57% 13
City of London +5 44 £75,000 +7.14% 6
West Midlands -15 28 £67,000 +34.00% 9
Scotland +28 27 £75,000 +30.43%
Yorkshire +19 24 £66,500 -14.19% 6
North West +43 21 £52,500 -19.23% 4
Oxfordshire +5 21 £55,000 -26.66% 2
West Yorkshire +23 20 £66,500 +51.13% 6
Leeds +21 20 £66,500 +20.90% 6
Berkshire +7 20 £67,500 +3.84% 2
South West -21 20 £71,250 +23.91% 11
Manchester +37 18 £55,000 -16.98% 4
Solihull +23 17 £67,000 +34.00% 3
East of England +3 15 £62,500 - 4
Oxford -2 13 £55,000 -26.66%
Glasgow -8 12 £65,000 -5.45%
Surrey +4 11 £80,000 - 5
Somerset - 11 £65,000 - 2
Bath - 11 £65,000 - 1
Hampshire +9 9 £70,000 +12.00% 1
Southampton +9 7 £70,000 +12.00%
East Midlands +7 7 £55,000 -25.42% 2
Cambridgeshire +4 7 £57,500 -11.53%
Reading -3 7 £77,500 +11.91%
Wiltshire -5 7 £72,500 +38.09% 4
Swindon -7 7 £72,500 +38.09% 4
Stirling - 7 £90,000 -
Northamptonshire +1 6 £55,000 -29.03% 1

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 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.

1 215 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (23.57%) TOGAF
3 193 (22.98%) Java
4 159 (18.93%) Finance
5 145 (17.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 142 (16.90%) Degree
7 122 (14.52%) Microsoft
8 115 (13.69%) SOA
9 104 (12.38%) SQL Server
10 103 (12.26%) Oracle
11 102 (12.14%) Presales
12 101 (12.02%) .NET
13 98 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
14 92 (10.95%) SQL
15 91 (10.83%) JavaScript
16 83 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
17 80 (9.52%) Big Data
18 79 (9.40%) XML
19 77 (9.17%) Data Centre
20 75 (8.93%) Web Services
21 74 (8.81%) Data Warehouse
21 74 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
22 72 (8.57%) Mentoring
23 71 (8.45%) C#
23 71 (8.45%) Telecoms
23 71 (8.45%) Banking
23 71 (8.45%) Analytics
24 67 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
25 65 (7.74%) Windows
25 65 (7.74%) MS Excel

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 31 (3.69%) WebLogic
2 24 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 23 (2.74%) SharePoint
4 22 (2.62%) Tomcat
5 19 (2.26%) Node.js
6 17 (2.02%) Apache
6 17 (2.02%) IIS
7 16 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (1.31%) Apache Solr
9 8 (0.95%) Apache Spark
9 8 (0.95%) Confluence
10 7 (0.83%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.60%) JBoss
11 5 (0.60%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.48%) CMS
12 4 (0.48%) LiveLink
12 4 (0.48%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 65 (7.74%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.50%) SPSS
3 13 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.07%) OmniGraffle
5 7 (0.83%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.71%) Fireworks
6 6 (0.71%) MS Office
7 5 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.12%) Revit
Business Applications
1 13 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (1.43%) SAP IS-U
3 7 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.36%) MoSes
7 2 (0.24%) Magento
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle ASCP
7 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.24%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.12%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.12%) Optimost
8 1 (0.12%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 48 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (3.33%) SaaS
4 22 (2.62%) IaaS
5 20 (2.38%) PaaS
6 15 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.95%) Office 365
8 7 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.36%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.36%) Force.com
10 3 (0.36%) Heroku
11 2 (0.24%) Bluemix
11 2 (0.24%) Veeva
12 1 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.12%) IBM PureFlex
12 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.81%) WAN
2 29 (3.45%) LAN
3 26 (3.10%) MPLS
4 24 (2.86%) Firewall
4 24 (2.86%) Network Security
5 23 (2.74%) Internet
6 22 (2.62%) TCP/IP
7 19 (2.26%) DNS
8 15 (1.79%) VPN
9 13 (1.55%) SNMP
10 12 (1.43%) BGP
11 11 (1.31%) Fibre Channel
11 11 (1.31%) HTTP
12 10 (1.19%) OSPF
13 9 (1.07%) Diameter Protocol
13 9 (1.07%) LDAP
14 8 (0.95%) GSM
14 8 (0.95%) IP Telephony
15 7 (0.83%) 3G
16 6 (0.71%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (12.38%) SQL Server
2 80 (9.52%) Big Data
3 74 (8.81%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (4.40%) Relational Database
5 32 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (3.57%) NoSQL
7 27 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 24 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
10 21 (2.50%) Hadoop
11 19 (2.26%) MongoDB
11 19 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (2.02%) RDBMS
13 14 (1.67%) Oracle Database
13 14 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (1.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 11 (1.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 11 (1.31%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 25 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (1.90%) Axure RP
2 16 (1.90%) Jenkins
2 16 (1.90%) Visual Studio
3 14 (1.67%) Maven
4 13 (1.55%) JUnit
5 12 (1.43%) Git (software)
6 11 (1.31%) Ant
7 10 (1.19%) JIRA
8 9 (1.07%) Eclipse
8 9 (1.07%) Lombardi
8 9 (1.07%) NetBeans
9 8 (0.95%) NUnit
10 6 (0.71%) SoapUI
10 6 (0.71%) Subversion
11 5 (0.60%) IntelliJ
11 5 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (0.48%) ClearCase
12 4 (0.48%) ClearQuest
12 4 (0.48%) ERwin
General
1 159 (18.93%) Finance
2 71 (8.45%) Banking
2 71 (8.45%) Telecoms
3 54 (6.43%) Marketing
4 48 (5.71%) Retail
5 22 (2.62%) Legal
6 20 (2.38%) Advertising
7 15 (1.79%) Games
7 15 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.67%) Publishing
9 9 (1.07%) Electronics
10 8 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.83%) Billing
12 6 (0.71%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.71%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.60%) Law
14 4 (0.48%) Back Office
14 4 (0.48%) Local Government
15 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (12.02%) .NET
2 79 (9.40%) XML
3 75 (8.93%) Web Services
4 64 (7.62%) CSS
5 57 (6.79%) HTML
6 52 (6.19%) ASP.NET
7 46 (5.48%) jQuery
8 45 (5.36%) Middleware
9 36 (4.29%) REST
10 34 (4.05%) J2EE
11 30 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 27 (3.21%) Spring
13 25 (2.98%) JSON
14 20 (2.38%) HTML5
14 20 (2.38%) RESTful
15 19 (2.26%) WCF
16 18 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC
16 18 (2.14%) Ruby on Rails
17 17 (2.02%) SOAP
18 16 (1.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 98 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (9.17%) Data Centre
3 50 (5.95%) Computer Science
4 36 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 28 (3.33%) User Experience
6 25 (2.98%) N-Tier
7 22 (2.62%) Mobile App
7 22 (2.62%) Smart Meter
8 15 (1.79%) Data Structures
8 15 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
10 13 (1.55%) Data Integration
11 11 (1.31%) Driving Licence
11 11 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
11 11 (1.31%) Public Cloud
12 10 (1.19%) Algorithms
13 9 (1.07%) Mathematics
13 9 (1.07%) Private Cloud
13 9 (1.07%) Reference Data
14 8 (0.95%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 65 (7.74%) Windows
2 49 (5.83%) Linux
3 29 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 25 (2.98%) Unix
5 13 (1.55%) Android
5 13 (1.55%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.19%) Solaris
7 7 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.71%) SUSE
9 5 (0.60%) CentOS
9 5 (0.60%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.48%) HPUX
11 2 (0.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.12%) AIX
12 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (23.57%) TOGAF
3 145 (17.26%) Enterprise Architecture
4 115 (13.69%) SOA
5 102 (12.14%) Presales
6 83 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
7 74 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
8 72 (8.57%) Mentoring
9 71 (8.45%) Analytics
10 67 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 65 (7.74%) Data Modelling
12 61 (7.26%) Technical Architecture
13 54 (6.43%) E-Commerce
14 53 (6.31%) OO
14 53 (6.31%) Open Source
14 53 (6.31%) Scrum
15 51 (6.07%) Migration
16 49 (5.83%) MVC
17 48 (5.71%) Security Architecture
18 47 (5.60%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 193 (22.98%) Java
2 92 (10.95%) SQL
3 91 (10.83%) JavaScript
4 71 (8.45%) C#
5 34 (4.05%) Python
6 28 (3.33%) T-SQL
7 27 (3.21%) Perl
8 21 (2.50%) Ruby
9 20 (2.38%) C++
9 20 (2.38%) Scala
10 19 (2.26%) C
11 13 (1.55%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.07%) PHP
12 9 (1.07%) Shell Script
13 8 (0.95%) VBA
13 8 (0.95%) XPath
14 7 (0.83%) Groovy
15 5 (0.60%) NATURAL
15 5 (0.60%) VB
15 5 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 142 (16.90%) Degree
2 28 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.74%) SC Cleared
4 21 (2.50%) CISSP
5 20 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (1.55%) CCIE
6 13 (1.55%) CCNP
6 13 (1.55%) CISM
7 12 (1.43%) MBA
7 12 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (1.31%) GIAC
9 10 (1.19%) VCAP
9 10 (1.19%) VCDX
10 8 (0.95%) SANS
11 7 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.71%) CCDP
12 6 (0.71%) CITP
12 6 (0.71%) ISSAP
13 5 (0.60%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.26%) PCI DSS
2 18 (2.14%) Data Quality
3 16 (1.90%) QA
4 10 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.07%) SLA
6 3 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (3.81%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.14%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.67%) vCloud
4 14 (1.67%) vSphere
5 10 (1.19%) Docker
6 5 (0.60%) NFS
7 4 (0.48%) HDFS
8 2 (0.24%) IAG
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.24%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (1.55%) Nagios
2 10 (1.19%) vRealize
3 9 (1.07%) OpenNMS
4 7 (0.83%) CA Single Sign-On
4 7 (0.83%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 6 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.71%) SCCM
6 4 (0.48%) Ansible
7 3 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.36%) Mesos
7 3 (0.36%) Puppet
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.24%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.12%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.12%) Nessus
9 1 (0.12%) Netcool
9 1 (0.12%) StatsD
9 1 (0.12%) TeMIP
9 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 122 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 103 (12.26%) Oracle
3 53 (6.31%) IBM
4 51 (6.07%) VMware
5 44 (5.24%) SAP
6 38 (4.52%) Cisco
7 26 (3.10%) Informatica
8 21 (2.50%) Citrix
8 21 (2.50%) TIBCO
9 19 (2.26%) Pega
10 17 (2.02%) Juniper
11 16 (1.90%) hybris
12 13 (1.55%) HP
12 13 (1.55%) ILOG
12 13 (1.55%) Red Hat
12 13 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
13 7 (0.83%) NetApp
13 7 (0.83%) Teradata
13 7 (0.83%) webMethods
Central London / West End
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 80,000 - 90,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £125000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £70000.00 - £72000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000-£95,000 (Plus Lucrative Package)
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000-£95,000 (Plus Lucrative Package)
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000-£95,000 (Plus Lucrative Package)
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000-£95,000 (Plus Lucrative Package)
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Healthcare, pension, holiday bank
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60-85,000 + strong bonus, health, gym, life
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
WBRS
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Monarch Recruitment Ltd.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Volt
Salary: £80000 - £88000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Firefly HC
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Fusion Experience
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Car, Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dynamic Nation
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £100,000 - £120,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £100,000 - £120,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £100,000 - £120,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £100,000 - £120,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 5 days ago