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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Architect
Rank 557 483 483
Rank change year-on-year
-74 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 378 550 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.46% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.49% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 296 449 364
Average salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £93,000 £85,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+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
103199 113344 103481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85203 93021 86182
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -65 356 £75,000 +11.11% 53
London -12 193 £77,500 +10.71% 32
South East -8 87 £62,500 -10.07% 11
City of London +37 50 £75,000 +7.14% 11
Surrey +26 31 £60,000 -14.28% 3
East of England -25 24 £67,500 -3.57% 2
Berkshire -21 21 £67,500 -3.57% 3
Guildford +24 15 £55,000 -29.03%
North West -12 15 £70,000 +21.73% 1
Hampshire -10 14 £61,250 -9.92% 4
Hertfordshire -31 14 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Oxfordshire +17 13 £65,000 -3.70%
Manchester +13 13 £72,500 +11.53% 1
Reading -13 13 £62,500 -
West Yorkshire -9 12 £62,500 +4.16% 2
Yorkshire -21 12 £62,500 +4.16% 2
West Midlands -33 9 £75,000 +41.50% 2
Hemel Hempstead -17 8 £60,000 -9.43% 1
South West -47 8 £52,500 -4.54%
Canary Wharf +15 7 £80,000 -
West Sussex +12 7 £40,500 -
Redhill +9 7 £82,500 +17.85%
Oxford +3 7 £65,000 -7.14%
East Midlands +2 7 £60,000 -15.78% 1
Maidenhead +5 6 £85,000 -19.04% 1
Birmingham -25 6 £75,000 +20.00% 2
Abingdon +15 5 £57,500 -6.12%
Cambridgeshire +14 5 £75,000 +7.14% 1
Southampton +7 5 £57,500 - 1
Leeds -16 5 £70,000 +16.66%

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 225 (26.56%) Java
2 215 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
3 190 (22.43%) Finance
4 162 (19.13%) .NET
5 149 (17.59%) C#
6 147 (17.36%) Oracle
7 128 (15.11%) SOA
7 128 (15.11%) Degree
8 109 (12.87%) Mentoring
9 107 (12.63%) TOGAF
10 106 (12.51%) Web Services
11 100 (11.81%) Retail
12 97 (11.45%) Enterprise Architecture
13 91 (10.74%) Banking
14 88 (10.39%) SQL
15 86 (10.15%) SQL Server
16 85 (10.04%) Cisco
17 83 (9.80%) Firewall
18 81 (9.56%) Big Data
19 80 (9.45%) OO
20 79 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
21 78 (9.21%) Computer Science
21 78 (9.21%) Microsoft
21 78 (9.21%) MVC
22 77 (9.09%) Software Engineering
23 74 (8.74%) Scrum
24 69 (8.15%) ASP.NET
25 68 (8.03%) Analytics
26 64 (7.56%) E-Commerce
27 63 (7.44%) Technical Architecture

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 37 (4.37%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.54%) WebSphere
3 19 (2.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 18 (2.13%) Oracle Service Bus
4 18 (2.13%) IIS
5 13 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (1.30%) JBoss
6 11 (1.30%) Node.js
7 10 (1.18%) Mule
7 10 (1.18%) Apache
7 10 (1.18%) SAS
8 9 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (1.06%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 7 (0.83%) CMS
10 7 (0.83%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.71%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.71%) Lync
11 6 (0.71%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 49 (5.79%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.06%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.94%) OmniGraffle
4 7 (0.83%) MS Office
5 5 (0.59%) SPSS
6 3 (0.35%) MS Project
7 2 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (2.01%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (1.53%) Magento
4 8 (0.94%) WebTrends
5 6 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle BRM
7 2 (0.24%) SAP WM
8 1 (0.12%) Primavera
8 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.12%) Fredhopper
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 79 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (3.78%) Cloud Computing
4 26 (3.07%) SaaS
5 11 (1.30%) IaaS
6 9 (1.06%) PaaS
7 7 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.71%) Office 365
9 3 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.24%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.24%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.24%) Force.com
10 2 (0.24%) Terremark
10 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.12%) Veeva
11 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 83 (9.80%) Firewall
2 59 (6.97%) LAN
3 57 (6.73%) WAN
4 30 (3.54%) MPLS
4 30 (3.54%) VPN
4 30 (3.54%) Cisco Nexus
5 27 (3.19%) Wireless
6 23 (2.72%) Internet
7 18 (2.13%) SAN
8 17 (2.01%) Wireless Security
9 15 (1.77%) TCP/IP
10 13 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (1.30%) Unified Communications
12 10 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (1.06%) DNS
13 9 (1.06%) BGP
14 8 (0.94%) OSPF
14 8 (0.94%) HTTP
15 7 (0.83%) VoIP
15 7 (0.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (10.15%) SQL Server
2 81 (9.56%) Big Data
3 52 (6.14%) Relational Database
4 43 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (4.25%) NoSQL
6 34 (4.01%) Oracle Database
7 32 (3.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 24 (2.83%) Hadoop
9 23 (2.72%) Oracle ODI
10 17 (2.01%) MongoDB
11 16 (1.89%) QlikView
11 16 (1.89%) RDBMS
12 14 (1.65%) Oracle BI EE
12 14 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (1.53%) MySQL
14 11 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 8 (0.94%) DataStage
16 8 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
16 8 (0.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (1.77%) Git (software)
2 12 (1.42%) NUnit
3 11 (1.30%) ERwin
3 11 (1.30%) Visual Studio
4 10 (1.18%) Maven
4 10 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.18%) ReSharper
4 10 (1.18%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.18%) Axure RP
5 9 (1.06%) Eclipse
6 7 (0.83%) JIRA
7 6 (0.71%) IntelliJ
8 5 (0.59%) JUnit
9 4 (0.47%) Subversion
9 4 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (0.35%) Selenium
10 3 (0.35%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.24%) Rational Rose
11 2 (0.24%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.24%) MSI
General
1 190 (22.43%) Finance
2 100 (11.81%) Retail
3 91 (10.74%) Banking
4 51 (6.02%) Marketing
5 39 (4.60%) Publishing
6 33 (3.90%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.89%) Games
7 16 (1.89%) Retail Banking
8 11 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.18%) Automotive
10 9 (1.06%) Advertising
11 8 (0.94%) Billing
11 8 (0.94%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.94%) Electronics
12 7 (0.83%) Back Office
13 5 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.59%) Legal
14 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.35%) Front Office
15 2 (0.24%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (19.13%) .NET
2 106 (12.51%) Web Services
3 69 (8.15%) ASP.NET
4 48 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 46 (5.43%) Middleware
6 43 (5.08%) XML
7 38 (4.49%) HTML
8 32 (3.78%) .NET Framework
9 30 (3.54%) CSS
9 30 (3.54%) Spring
10 28 (3.31%) Oracle Fusion
11 26 (3.07%) AngularJS
12 24 (2.83%) J2EE
13 22 (2.60%) RESTful
13 22 (2.60%) REST
14 18 (2.13%) WCF
15 17 (2.01%) KnockoutJS
16 16 (1.89%) jQuery
16 16 (1.89%) Hibernate
17 15 (1.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 78 (9.21%) Computer Science
2 57 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (5.90%) User Experience
4 43 (5.08%) Data Centre
5 39 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
6 37 (4.37%) Mobile App
7 34 (4.01%) Data Structures
8 33 (3.90%) Algorithms
9 25 (2.95%) Photography
10 21 (2.48%) Derivative
11 20 (2.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 18 (2.13%) Visualisation
13 17 (2.01%) Management Information System
14 15 (1.77%) N-Tier
14 15 (1.77%) Data Integration
14 15 (1.77%) Mathematics
15 11 (1.30%) Life Science
16 10 (1.18%) Biology
17 9 (1.06%) SWIFT
18 8 (0.94%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (5.67%) Linux
2 41 (4.84%) Windows
3 16 (1.89%) UNIX
4 9 (1.06%) CentOS
5 8 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.47%) Android
6 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.12%) AIX
8 1 (0.12%) Solaris
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (15.11%) SOA
3 109 (12.87%) Mentoring
4 107 (12.63%) TOGAF
5 97 (11.45%) Enterprise Architecture
6 80 (9.45%) OO
7 78 (9.21%) MVC
8 77 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 74 (8.74%) Scrum
10 68 (8.03%) Analytics
11 64 (7.56%) E-Commerce
12 63 (7.44%) Technical Architecture
13 55 (6.49%) OOD
14 54 (6.38%) CRM
14 54 (6.38%) DevOps
15 53 (6.26%) Business Intelligence
16 49 (5.79%) Data Modelling
17 47 (5.55%) Open Source
18 46 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
19 44 (5.19%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 225 (26.56%) Java
2 149 (17.59%) C#
3 88 (10.39%) SQL
4 56 (6.61%) JavaScript
5 53 (6.26%) C++
6 38 (4.49%) C
7 25 (2.95%) Python
8 24 (2.83%) T-SQL
9 16 (1.89%) Ruby
10 10 (1.18%) Scala
10 10 (1.18%) PHP
11 6 (0.71%) Perl
11 6 (0.71%) R
12 4 (0.47%) COBOL
13 3 (0.35%) VB
13 3 (0.35%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.24%) XPath
14 2 (0.24%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.24%) XQuery
14 2 (0.24%) JCL
Qualifications
1 128 (15.11%) Degree
2 59 (6.97%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (3.31%) CCIE
4 25 (2.95%) Security Cleared
5 24 (2.83%) CCNP
6 22 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (2.60%) SC Cleared
7 14 (1.65%) CCSP
7 14 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (1.53%) CCNA
9 12 (1.42%) MCSD
10 10 (1.18%) CCDP
11 8 (0.94%) CISSP
11 8 (0.94%) VCDX
11 8 (0.94%) VCAP
12 6 (0.71%) MCITP
13 5 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (0.59%) CCA
13 5 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (0.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.83%) QA
2 18 (2.13%) SLA
3 15 (1.77%) PCI DSS
4 13 (1.53%) ISO 9001
5 11 (1.30%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.35%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.24%) COBIT
7 2 (0.24%) GAMP
7 2 (0.24%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 44 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (3.19%) Active Directory
3 24 (2.83%) Hyper-V
4 23 (2.72%) vSphere
5 11 (1.30%) XenApp
6 8 (0.94%) NDS
6 8 (0.94%) vCloud
7 6 (0.71%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.59%) XenServer
9 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.24%) Varnish
10 2 (0.24%) NFS
10 2 (0.24%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.12%) Xen
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.12%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 17 (2.01%) FortiGate
2 5 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.59%) SCCM
2 5 (0.59%) SCOM
2 5 (0.59%) Puppet
3 4 (0.47%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.24%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.12%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.12%) yum
Vendors
1 147 (17.36%) Oracle
2 85 (10.04%) Cisco
3 78 (9.21%) Microsoft
4 53 (6.26%) VMware
5 51 (6.02%) SAP
6 48 (5.67%) IBM
7 44 (5.19%) Juniper
8 28 (3.31%) Pega
9 26 (3.07%) hybris
10 25 (2.95%) Citrix
11 24 (2.83%) CheckPoint
12 21 (2.48%) ATG
13 18 (2.13%) Tableau
13 18 (2.13%) Informatica
14 17 (2.01%) F5
14 17 (2.01%) Fortinet
15 13 (1.53%) Siebel
16 12 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
17 11 (1.30%) Adobe
18 9 (1.06%) HP
City, London
Salt
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + 15% Bonus, Home Working, Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Up to £80,000 + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car and bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
abrs Limited
Salary: package
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, Yorkshire
4it Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Salary or Stock options
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95 000 to £120 000 basic (+excellent package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago