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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Architect
Rank 565 475 433
Rank change year-on-year
-90 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 349 517 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.45% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.47% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 283 418 426
Average salary £73,500 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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
102603 109261 101023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.49% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 85657 88395 83850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -83 327 £71,000 +1.42% 39
London -59 167 £75,000 +7.14% 18
South East -28 70 £61,250 -9.25% 7
City of London -21 37 £75,000 +5.63% 4
Hampshire +40 24 £57,500 -10.15%
North West +3 20 £70,000 +8.10% 2
Surrey +19 17 £63,750 -8.92% 2
Manchester +14 16 £70,000 +12.90% 1
Yorkshire +10 16 £62,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +6 16 £62,500 -3.84% 1
West Midlands -21 14 £75,000 +20.00% 2
South West -25 14 £50,000 -13.04% 6
Bristol -7 13 £50,000 -12.28% 3
East of England -20 13 £75,000 +20.00% 2
Berkshire -29 13 £57,500 -11.53% 4
Bradford - 13 £62,500 - 1
Guildford +12 9 £57,500 -25.80%
Southampton - 9 £57,500 -
Hertfordshire -26 7 £55,000 -21.42% 1
East Midlands +8 6 £58,000 -17.14%
Birmingham -16 6 £75,000 +15.38% 1
Cambridgeshire +19 5 £75,000 - 1
Maidenhead +13 5 £57,500 -45.23%
Buckinghamshire -17 5 £70,000 +14.75%
East Sussex - 5 £50,000 -
Brighton - 5 £50,000 -
Eastleigh - 5 - -
Oxfordshire -4 4 £65,000 -3.70% 1
Walsall - 4 £70,000 -
Newbury - 4 £65,000 - 1

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 198 (25.68%) Java
2 195 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (20.88%) Finance
4 139 (18.03%) C#
5 131 (16.99%) .NET
6 116 (15.05%) Oracle
7 113 (14.66%) Degree
8 109 (14.14%) TOGAF
9 106 (13.75%) SOA
10 92 (11.93%) Microsoft
11 90 (11.67%) Firewall
12 89 (11.54%) Cisco
13 88 (11.41%) Web Services
14 87 (11.28%) SQL Server
15 85 (11.02%) Mentoring
16 79 (10.25%) Amazon AWS
17 78 (10.12%) Enterprise Architecture
18 74 (9.60%) MVC
19 72 (9.34%) Banking
20 70 (9.08%) SQL
21 66 (8.56%) Big Data
22 65 (8.43%) Retail
23 64 (8.30%) OO
24 62 (8.04%) Data Modelling
24 62 (8.04%) Cisco Certification
25 61 (7.91%) Software Engineering
25 61 (7.91%) Computer Science
25 61 (7.91%) Relational Database
26 60 (7.78%) WAN
26 60 (7.78%) JavaScript

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 38 (4.93%) SharePoint
2 35 (4.54%) WebSphere
3 24 (3.11%) IIS
4 22 (2.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 21 (2.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 19 (2.46%) Apache
7 18 (2.33%) Tomcat
7 18 (2.33%) Node.js
8 17 (2.20%) Oracle Service Bus
9 14 (1.82%) WebLogic
10 12 (1.56%) JBoss
10 12 (1.56%) MS Exchange
10 12 (1.56%) Apache Solr
11 10 (1.30%) Lync
12 9 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 7 (0.91%) Mule
15 5 (0.65%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
16 4 (0.52%) CMS
Applications
1 38 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.95%) MS Visio
3 12 (1.56%) MS Office
4 6 (0.78%) OmniGraffle
4 6 (0.78%) SPSS
5 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.13%) MS Project
6 1 (0.13%) Revit
Business Applications
1 17 (2.20%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (1.69%) Magento
3 8 (1.04%) WebTrends
4 6 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.26%) SAP WM
6 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle BRM
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.13%) Primavera
7 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 79 (10.25%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (2.08%) SaaS
5 12 (1.56%) PaaS
6 11 (1.43%) IaaS
7 9 (1.17%) Office 365
8 8 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.26%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.26%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.26%) Terremark
9 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.13%) Veeva
10 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 90 (11.67%) Firewall
2 60 (7.78%) WAN
3 59 (7.65%) LAN
4 43 (5.58%) VPN
5 34 (4.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 33 (4.28%) MPLS
7 32 (4.15%) Wireless
8 18 (2.33%) Network Security
8 18 (2.33%) SAN
9 17 (2.20%) Wireless Security
10 16 (2.08%) Internet
10 16 (2.08%) OSPF
10 16 (2.08%) BGP
10 16 (2.08%) TCP/IP
11 15 (1.95%) DNS
12 14 (1.82%) HTTP
13 13 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (1.43%) Unified Communications
16 8 (1.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (11.28%) SQL Server
2 66 (8.56%) Big Data
3 61 (7.91%) Relational Database
4 43 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
5 39 (5.06%) Oracle Database
6 38 (4.93%) Oracle Database 11g
7 29 (3.76%) RDBMS
8 22 (2.85%) Hadoop
9 20 (2.59%) NoSQL
10 18 (2.33%) Oracle ODI
11 13 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
11 13 (1.69%) MySQL
12 12 (1.56%) MongoDB
12 12 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (1.30%) QlikView
14 9 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (1.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 8 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.91%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 21 (2.72%) Git (software)
2 17 (2.20%) Maven
3 16 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (1.69%) Visual Studio
5 12 (1.56%) JUnit
5 12 (1.56%) ERwin
6 9 (1.17%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.04%) Axure RP
8 7 (0.91%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.78%) Ant
9 6 (0.78%) SoapUI
10 5 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (0.65%) Subversion
10 5 (0.65%) IntelliJ
10 5 (0.65%) JIRA
11 4 (0.52%) NUnit
12 3 (0.39%) ReSharper
13 2 (0.26%) Selenium
13 2 (0.26%) LoadRunner
13 2 (0.26%) PowerBuilder
General
1 161 (20.88%) Finance
2 72 (9.34%) Banking
3 65 (8.43%) Retail
4 40 (5.19%) Telecoms
5 39 (5.06%) Publishing
6 25 (3.24%) Marketing
7 13 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.56%) Legal
9 11 (1.43%) Games
9 11 (1.43%) Back Office
10 9 (1.17%) Retail Banking
11 8 (1.04%) Automotive
11 8 (1.04%) Billing
11 8 (1.04%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.91%) Advertising
13 6 (0.78%) Law
13 6 (0.78%) Electronics
13 6 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.39%) Front Office
14 3 (0.39%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (16.99%) .NET
2 88 (11.41%) Web Services
3 59 (7.65%) ASP.NET
4 45 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 40 (5.19%) HTML
5 40 (5.19%) Middleware
6 39 (5.06%) Spring
7 36 (4.67%) XML
8 32 (4.15%) CSS
9 29 (3.76%) J2EE
10 28 (3.63%) jQuery
11 25 (3.24%) Oracle Fusion
11 25 (3.24%) REST
12 24 (3.11%) AngularJS
13 23 (2.98%) RESTful
14 19 (2.46%) .NET Framework
15 18 (2.33%) 802.1X
16 16 (2.08%) HTML5
16 16 (2.08%) JSON
17 15 (1.95%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.91%) Computer Science
2 58 (7.52%) Data Centre
3 43 (5.58%) User Experience
4 42 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (4.67%) Data Structures
6 35 (4.54%) Mobile App
7 34 (4.41%) Algorithms
8 28 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (3.24%) Photography
10 21 (2.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 20 (2.59%) Management Information System
12 18 (2.33%) Data Integration
13 17 (2.20%) Visualisation
14 16 (2.08%) N-Tier
15 15 (1.95%) Derivative
16 12 (1.56%) Clustering
17 9 (1.17%) RIA
18 8 (1.04%) Client/Server
18 8 (1.04%) Digital Media
19 7 (0.91%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (6.23%) Windows
2 43 (5.58%) Linux
3 19 (2.46%) UNIX
4 9 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.39%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.39%) AIX
6 3 (0.39%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.26%) Android
7 2 (0.26%) CentOS
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (14.14%) TOGAF
3 106 (13.75%) SOA
4 85 (11.02%) Mentoring
5 78 (10.12%) Enterprise Architecture
6 74 (9.60%) MVC
7 64 (8.30%) OO
8 62 (8.04%) Data Modelling
9 61 (7.91%) Software Engineering
10 56 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
11 53 (6.87%) E-Commerce
12 52 (6.74%) Analytics
13 49 (6.36%) DevOps
14 48 (6.23%) Scrum
15 46 (5.97%) Technical Architecture
16 42 (5.45%) SDLC
17 40 (5.19%) ITIL
18 38 (4.93%) Open Source
19 37 (4.80%) Project Management
19 37 (4.80%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 198 (25.68%) Java
2 139 (18.03%) C#
3 70 (9.08%) SQL
4 60 (7.78%) JavaScript
5 49 (6.36%) C++
6 42 (5.45%) C
7 24 (3.11%) Python
8 14 (1.82%) Scala
9 11 (1.43%) Perl
10 10 (1.30%) Ruby
11 8 (1.04%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.91%) PHP
13 5 (0.65%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.65%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.52%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.39%) R
16 2 (0.26%) ABAP
17 1 (0.13%) VBA
17 1 (0.13%) Assembly Language
17 1 (0.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 113 (14.66%) Degree
2 62 (8.04%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (4.15%) CCIE
4 32 (4.15%) CCNP
5 31 (4.02%) Security Cleared
6 28 (3.63%) SC Cleared
7 21 (2.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 20 (2.59%) MCSD
9 16 (2.08%) VCDX
9 16 (2.08%) VCAP
10 15 (1.95%) CCDP
11 13 (1.69%) CCNA
12 11 (1.43%) CCSP
13 10 (1.30%) CISSP
14 9 (1.17%) MCITP
15 7 (0.91%) MCSE
16 6 (0.78%) JNCIS
16 6 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
16 6 (0.78%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.46%) QA
1 19 (2.46%) PCI DSS
2 18 (2.33%) SLA
3 17 (2.20%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.65%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.26%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 41 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (4.54%) Active Directory
3 26 (3.37%) Hyper-V
4 23 (2.98%) vSphere
5 17 (2.20%) vCloud
6 8 (1.04%) NDS
7 7 (0.91%) XenApp
8 6 (0.78%) NFS
9 5 (0.65%) XenServer
9 5 (0.65%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.39%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.26%) Varnish
13 1 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.13%) UAG
13 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 20 (2.59%) FortiGate
2 6 (0.78%) Puppet
3 5 (0.65%) SCOM
3 5 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.39%) SCCM
5 2 (0.26%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.26%) Apache Shiro
5 2 (0.26%) CA LISA
5 2 (0.26%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.13%) WSUS
6 1 (0.13%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 116 (15.05%) Oracle
2 92 (11.93%) Microsoft
3 89 (11.54%) Cisco
4 50 (6.49%) VMware
5 49 (6.36%) Juniper
6 38 (4.93%) IBM
7 31 (4.02%) Citrix
8 30 (3.89%) hybris
9 25 (3.24%) CheckPoint
9 25 (3.24%) SAP
10 19 (2.46%) ATG
11 18 (2.33%) F5
12 17 (2.20%) Fortinet
13 13 (1.69%) Pega
13 13 (1.69%) Tableau
14 11 (1.43%) HP
14 11 (1.43%) NetApp
15 10 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (1.30%) TIBCO
15 10 (1.30%) CA
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus, Stock Options, Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 per annum + 30% Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car and bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
GFT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum plus generous bonus, car allowance a
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Salary or Stock options
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Plus bonus + car allowance + corpora
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Plus bonus + car allowance + corpora
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago