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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Architect
UK
Rank 548 544 537
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 305 421 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.42% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.44% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 242 311 342
Median salary £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,415 £55,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £67,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%

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
81089 96565 99662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67342 81085 82844
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -9 275 £75,000 +7.14% 23
London -24 125 £82,500 +10.00% 10
South East +29 47 £77,500 +14.81% 6
Leeds +42 28 £67,500 +1.12% 1
West Yorkshire +36 28 £67,500 +1.12% 1
Yorkshire +31 28 £67,500 +1.50% 1
Berkshire +40 25 £77,500 +14.81% 2
North West -10 20 £75,000 +39.53% 4
South West +25 19 £70,000 +3.70% 1
Manchester -21 19 £75,000 +42.85% 1
East of England +33 16 £75,000 +25.00%
City of London -9 16 £85,000 +13.33% 4
Reading +38 9 £72,500 -6.45%
Cambridge +11 9 £80,000 +39.13%
Cambridgeshire +7 9 £80,000 +39.13%
West Midlands -4 9 £75,000 +11.94%
East Midlands +10 8 £80,000 +25.98%
Hampshire +9 8 £77,500 +8.77%
Scotland +7 8 £71,500 -7.14% 2
Birmingham -10 7 £75,000 +7.14%
Newport - 7 £52,000 -
Wales - 7 £52,000 -
South Wales - 7 £52,000 -
Buckinghamshire +22 6 £100,000 +81.81% 2
Edinburgh +12 6 £71,500 -1.37% 2
Hertfordshire +10 6 £75,000 +11.11%
Wiltshire +28 5 £47,500 -30.90%
Oxford +21 5 £75,000 +36.36%
Oxfordshire +20 5 £75,000 +36.36% 2
Swindon +18 5 £47,500 -32.14%

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 254 (36.87%) Finance
2 243 (35.27%) Agile Software Development
3 210 (30.48%) Java
4 138 (20.03%) Presales
5 136 (19.74%) Microsoft
6 130 (18.87%) Open Source
7 120 (17.42%) SOA
8 118 (17.13%) Amazon AWS
9 117 (16.98%) TOGAF
10 107 (15.53%) Microsoft Azure
11 103 (14.95%) HTML
12 91 (13.21%) .NET
13 85 (12.34%) CRM
13 85 (12.34%) Migration
14 80 (11.61%) SQL
15 79 (11.47%) ITIL
15 79 (11.47%) Retail
16 78 (11.32%) Oracle
17 77 (11.18%) C#
17 77 (11.18%) CSS
18 76 (11.03%) Degree
19 74 (10.74%) SharePoint
20 72 (10.45%) Enterprise Architecture
21 70 (10.16%) Security Cleared
22 69 (10.01%) VMware
23 68 (9.87%) Web Services
24 66 (9.58%) DevOps
25 64 (9.29%) Scrum
26 63 (9.14%) Telecoms
26 63 (9.14%) Big Data

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 74 (10.74%) SharePoint
2 28 (4.06%) Apache Spark
2 28 (4.06%) JBoss
3 22 (3.19%) BizTalk Server
4 21 (3.05%) IIS
5 18 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (2.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 14 (2.03%) Apache Pig
8 13 (1.89%) WebSphere
9 12 (1.74%) WebLogic
10 11 (1.60%) Tomcat
11 10 (1.45%) Apache ServiceMix
11 10 (1.45%) Apache Solr
12 9 (1.31%) Documentum
12 9 (1.31%) LiveLink
12 9 (1.31%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.87%) Apache
13 6 (0.87%) Jetty
14 5 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.73%) Smallworld
Applications
1 47 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.06%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.45%) MS Office
4 4 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.29%) MS Project
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 31 (4.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (2.47%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.02%) Oracle Retail
3 7 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.87%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 6 (0.87%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.73%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.29%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.29%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.29%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.15%) SAP APO
8 1 (0.15%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 118 (17.13%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (15.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (6.10%) SaaS
4 35 (5.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 32 (4.64%) PaaS
6 23 (3.34%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (2.76%) Office 365
8 18 (2.61%) IaaS
9 9 (1.31%) Google App Engine
10 8 (1.16%) IBM Cloud
11 5 (0.73%) Bluemix
11 5 (0.73%) Heroku
11 5 (0.73%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 2 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.29%) Akamai
13 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.29%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.21%) DNS
2 21 (3.05%) DHCP
3 16 (2.32%) TCP/IP
4 14 (2.03%) HTTP
5 13 (1.89%) Internet
5 13 (1.89%) WAN
6 12 (1.74%) LAN
7 9 (1.31%) VPN
8 7 (1.02%) Firewall
8 7 (1.02%) MPLS
8 7 (1.02%) SAN
8 7 (1.02%) Unified Communications
9 6 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (0.87%) Network Security
9 6 (0.87%) SSL
10 5 (0.73%) 3G
10 5 (0.73%) 4G
10 5 (0.73%) DWDM
10 5 (0.73%) Wireless
11 4 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (9.14%) Big Data
2 58 (8.42%) NoSQL
3 50 (7.26%) SQL Server
4 34 (4.93%) Hadoop
5 31 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (4.50%) MySQL
6 25 (3.63%) MongoDB
7 24 (3.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 21 (3.05%) Relational Database
9 19 (2.76%) Oracle Database
9 19 (2.76%) RDBMS
10 17 (2.47%) HBase
11 14 (2.03%) Apache Hive
12 13 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (1.74%) DataStax
14 10 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
17 7 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
17 7 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (4.64%) Jenkins
2 24 (3.48%) Git (software)
3 12 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (1.74%) Subversion
4 11 (1.60%) Eclipse
4 11 (1.60%) Maven
5 10 (1.45%) Cucumber
5 10 (1.45%) Selenium
6 9 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (1.31%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (1.16%) TeamCity
8 7 (1.02%) Axure RP
8 7 (1.02%) Gradle
8 7 (1.02%) JUnit
9 6 (0.87%) Ant
9 6 (0.87%) ERwin
10 5 (0.73%) Artifactory
10 5 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (0.58%) SonarQube
General
1 254 (36.87%) Finance
2 79 (11.47%) Retail
3 63 (9.14%) Telecoms
4 60 (8.71%) Banking
5 47 (6.82%) Marketing
6 36 (5.22%) Manufacturing
7 32 (4.64%) Publishing
8 25 (3.63%) Local Government
9 17 (2.47%) Advertising
9 17 (2.47%) Games
10 13 (1.89%) Investment Banking
11 12 (1.74%) Legal
12 11 (1.60%) Electronics
13 8 (1.16%) Automotive
13 8 (1.16%) Billing
14 5 (0.73%) Back Office
14 5 (0.73%) Front Office
14 5 (0.73%) Mandarin Language
14 5 (0.73%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (14.95%) HTML
2 91 (13.21%) .NET
3 77 (11.18%) CSS
4 68 (9.87%) Web Services
5 53 (7.69%) REST
6 50 (7.26%) Middleware
7 46 (6.68%) HTML5
8 29 (4.21%) AngularJS
9 28 (4.06%) SOAP
10 26 (3.77%) ASP.NET
11 25 (3.63%) Spring
11 25 (3.63%) XML
12 24 (3.48%) .NET Framework
13 23 (3.34%) Java EE
14 16 (2.32%) jQuery
15 14 (2.03%) J2EE
16 13 (1.89%) Node.js
17 12 (1.74%) JMS
17 12 (1.74%) Spark Streaming
17 12 (1.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 46 (6.68%) N-Tier
3 44 (6.39%) Enterprise Software
3 44 (6.39%) Management Information System
4 37 (5.37%) User Experience
5 29 (4.21%) Data Integration
6 20 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (2.90%) Computer Science
7 19 (2.76%) Clustering
8 17 (2.47%) Data Structures
8 17 (2.47%) NHS
9 13 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
9 13 (1.89%) Private Cloud
10 10 (1.45%) Public Cloud
10 10 (1.45%) Statistics
11 9 (1.31%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.16%) SWIFT
12 8 (1.16%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.16%) Visualisation
13 7 (1.02%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 55 (7.98%) Windows
2 54 (7.84%) Linux
3 17 (2.47%) Unix
3 17 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (2.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (1.74%) Android
7 10 (1.45%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.31%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.44%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.15%) HPUX
11 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (35.27%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (20.03%) Presales
3 130 (18.87%) Open Source
4 120 (17.42%) SOA
5 117 (16.98%) TOGAF
6 85 (12.34%) CRM
6 85 (12.34%) Migration
7 79 (11.47%) ITIL
8 72 (10.45%) Enterprise Architecture
9 66 (9.58%) DevOps
10 64 (9.29%) Scrum
11 62 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 58 (8.42%) Continuous Improvement
13 56 (8.13%) Project Management
14 53 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
14 53 (7.69%) MVC
14 53 (7.69%) UML
15 48 (6.97%) Analytics
16 46 (6.68%) Infrastructure Management
17 45 (6.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 210 (30.48%) Java
2 80 (11.61%) SQL
3 77 (11.18%) C#
4 59 (8.56%) JavaScript
5 51 (7.40%) PHP
6 39 (5.66%) Python
7 22 (3.19%) Scala
8 16 (2.32%) Ruby
9 14 (2.03%) Bash Shell
10 13 (1.89%) C++
11 11 (1.60%) Go
12 10 (1.45%) C
13 9 (1.31%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.16%) Perl
14 8 (1.16%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.58%) Groovy
15 4 (0.58%) PHP 5
15 4 (0.58%) PHP 7
16 3 (0.44%) R
17 2 (0.29%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 76 (11.03%) Degree
2 70 (10.16%) Security Cleared
3 34 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 18 (2.61%) MCITP
5 18 (2.61%) MCSE
5 18 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 17 (2.47%) SC Cleared
7 15 (2.18%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (1.60%) CCNP
10 10 (1.45%) CCIE
10 10 (1.45%) MBA
11 9 (1.31%) CISSP
12 6 (0.87%) CESG Certified Professional
12 6 (0.87%) CISM
12 6 (0.87%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.44%) CCVP
14 3 (0.44%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.61%) QA
2 11 (1.60%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.58%) GCP
5 4 (0.58%) MiFID
6 3 (0.44%) SDET
7 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.29%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.29%) SEPA
8 1 (0.15%) ISO20022
System Software
1 42 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (4.93%) Active Directory
3 24 (3.48%) Hyper-V
3 24 (3.48%) vSphere
4 22 (3.19%) Docker
5 15 (2.18%) Terminal Services
5 15 (2.18%) vCloud
5 15 (2.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (0.87%) KVM
7 5 (0.73%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.58%) Xen
9 3 (0.44%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.44%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.29%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.15%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 33 (4.79%) Puppet
2 25 (3.63%) Ansible
2 25 (3.63%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (2.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 6 (0.87%) Terraform
5 5 (0.73%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.73%) Mesos
5 5 (0.73%) Rancher
6 3 (0.44%) SCCM
6 3 (0.44%) SCOM
7 2 (0.29%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.15%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.15%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 136 (19.74%) Microsoft
2 78 (11.32%) Oracle
3 69 (10.01%) VMware
4 44 (6.39%) SAP
5 40 (5.81%) Google
6 36 (5.22%) Cisco
7 30 (4.35%) MuleSoft
8 26 (3.77%) HP
8 26 (3.77%) Rackspace
9 24 (3.48%) IBM
10 22 (3.19%) Red Hat
11 15 (2.18%) Veritas
12 10 (1.45%) ServiceNow
13 9 (1.31%) Juniper
13 9 (1.31%) OpenText
13 9 (1.31%) Remedy
14 8 (1.16%) Adobe
14 8 (1.16%) Hyperion
14 8 (1.16%) SaltStack
14 8 (1.16%) Splunk
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 21 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HMRC
Salary: From £48,389 to £55,501 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum £90-110k+ bens bonus etc.
Posted: Yesterday
England
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, health, dental
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Smartsearch Recruitment
Salary: c£45-50k + Benefits
Posted: 31 minutes ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £90,000 + EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £90,000 + generous bonus and car allowance plus much more!
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Premier Media
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum + +Bonus + Car allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes-CS
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75 000 - £88 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: £53,276 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago