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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Architect
Rank 479 510 482
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 475 429 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.41% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.44% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 360 323 342
Average salary £72,500 £68,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.61% +8.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £69,250 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +13.04%

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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +14 441 £72,500 +6.61% 44
London +24 278 £77,500 +3.33% 23
City of London +10 93 £70,000 - 5
South East -40 68 £70,000 +7.69% 9
South West +8 27 £63,000 -4.54% 6
Berkshire -4 25 £70,000 +2.94% 2
East of England -7 21 £70,000 +29.62%
Wiltshire +7 16 £52,500 -8.69% 2
West Midlands -4 16 £68,000 +13.33% 1
Hertfordshire -8 16 £66,250 +20.45%
Reading +13 15 £70,000 +19.14%
Swindon +1 15 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Wales 0 12 £65,750 +9.58% 1
Surrey -6 12 £75,000 - 3
Hampshire -12 12 £75,000 +15.38% 4
Yorkshire -13 11 £77,500 +14.81% 2
Bristol +4 9 £70,000 -30.00% 2
North West -13 9 £65,000 +18.18%
Rickmansworth -10 8 £75,000 +15.38%
Scotland +1 7 £62,500 -12.28% 2
North Wales - 7 £73,000 -
Solihull +4 6 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire -2 6 £55,000 -45.00% 1
Oxfordshire -2 6 £75,000 +36.36%
Birmingham -11 6 £70,000 +16.66%
Wrexham - 6 £63,500 -
Glasgow +13 5 £80,000 +14.28%
Leeds +9 5 £55,000 -45.00%
Oxford +4 5 £75,000 +30.43%
South Wales -7 5 £65,750 +9.58% 1

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 297 (31.50%) Finance
2 183 (19.41%) Java
3 170 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
4 144 (15.27%) Oracle
5 138 (14.63%) SOA
6 136 (14.42%) .NET
7 135 (14.32%) ITIL
8 130 (13.79%) Degree
9 125 (13.26%) Cisco
10 124 (13.15%) Security Cleared
11 120 (12.73%) SC Cleared
12 115 (12.20%) Big Data
13 111 (11.77%) Microsoft
13 111 (11.77%) Windows
14 107 (11.35%) SQL
14 107 (11.35%) Banking
15 104 (11.03%) Retail
15 104 (11.03%) Web Services
16 101 (10.71%) Firewall
17 99 (10.50%) Juniper
18 97 (10.29%) SAP
19 96 (10.18%) Network Design
20 95 (10.07%) Enterprise Architecture
21 91 (9.65%) Wireless
21 91 (9.65%) F5
22 90 (9.54%) Linux
23 83 (8.80%) JavaScript
24 82 (8.70%) VMware
25 81 (8.59%) TOGAF
26 80 (8.48%) Project Management

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 50 (5.30%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.97%) WebSphere
3 20 (2.12%) SharePoint 2010
4 19 (2.01%) Apache
4 19 (2.01%) SAS
5 14 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
5 14 (1.48%) Node.js
6 13 (1.38%) WebLogic
7 12 (1.27%) CMS
7 12 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
7 12 (1.27%) Adobe CQ
7 12 (1.27%) Apache Pig
8 11 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (1.06%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.95%) MQSeries
11 7 (0.74%) MS Exchange
11 7 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.74%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 64 (6.79%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.91%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.64%) SPSS
5 5 (0.53%) MS Project
6 4 (0.42%) MS Office
6 4 (0.42%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.42%) SAP R/3
1 4 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 43 (4.56%) Cloud Computing
2 42 (4.45%) SaaS
3 20 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (1.48%) SuccessFactors
6 10 (1.06%) IaaS
7 8 (0.85%) PaaS
7 8 (0.85%) Office 365
8 4 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.32%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.21%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.11%) ElastiCache
11 1 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.11%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 101 (10.71%) Firewall
2 91 (9.65%) Wireless
3 38 (4.03%) Internet
4 27 (2.86%) WAN
5 19 (2.01%) LAN
5 19 (2.01%) 3G
5 19 (2.01%) 4G
6 18 (1.91%) SAN
6 18 (1.91%) MPLS
7 14 (1.48%) OSPF
7 14 (1.48%) BGP
7 14 (1.48%) VPN
8 13 (1.38%) SSL
9 11 (1.17%) TCP/IP
9 11 (1.17%) DNS
10 10 (1.06%) VoLTE
11 9 (0.95%) Broadband
12 6 (0.64%) DHCP
12 6 (0.64%) HTTP
12 6 (0.64%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (12.20%) Big Data
2 68 (7.21%) Relational Database
3 67 (7.10%) NoSQL
4 65 (6.89%) SQL Server
5 45 (4.77%) Hadoop
6 37 (3.92%) MongoDB
7 35 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 31 (3.29%) MySQL
10 28 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (2.33%) QlikView
11 22 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 20 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (2.01%) Apache Hive
13 19 (2.01%) RDBMS
13 19 (2.01%) DB2
14 18 (1.91%) DataStage
14 18 (1.91%) Oracle Database
15 16 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
16 15 (1.59%) HBase
Development Applications
1 16 (1.70%) Axure RP
2 10 (1.06%) ReSharper
3 9 (0.95%) Maven
4 7 (0.74%) NUnit
4 7 (0.74%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
4 7 (0.74%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.64%) Subversion
6 5 (0.53%) WiX
6 5 (0.53%) MSI
7 4 (0.42%) Rational Application Developer
7 4 (0.42%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.32%) Mockito
8 3 (0.32%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.32%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.32%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.32%) PowerDesigner
8 3 (0.32%) ERwin
9 2 (0.21%) Ant
General
1 297 (31.50%) Finance
2 107 (11.35%) Banking
3 104 (11.03%) Retail
4 69 (7.32%) Marketing
5 66 (7.00%) Telecoms
6 26 (2.76%) Legal
7 20 (2.12%) Investment Banking
8 19 (2.01%) Retail Banking
9 16 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 16 (1.70%) Back Office
10 14 (1.48%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.17%) Law
12 9 (0.95%) Advertising
12 9 (0.95%) Billing
12 9 (0.95%) Interactive Media
12 9 (0.95%) German Language
13 7 (0.74%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.74%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.64%) Games
15 5 (0.53%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (14.42%) .NET
2 104 (11.03%) Web Services
3 67 (7.10%) CSS
4 65 (6.89%) HTML
5 61 (6.47%) XML
6 48 (5.09%) ASP.NET
7 45 (4.77%) Spring
8 40 (4.24%) J2EE
9 36 (3.82%) Middleware
9 36 (3.82%) Hibernate
10 28 (2.97%) WCF
10 28 (2.97%) REST
11 24 (2.55%) AngularJS
11 24 (2.55%) HTML5
12 23 (2.44%) .NET Framework
13 22 (2.33%) JMS
14 21 (2.23%) RESTful
15 18 (1.91%) Ajax
16 17 (1.80%) jQuery
17 15 (1.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (6.04%) Computer Science
3 52 (5.51%) User Experience
4 41 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (2.76%) Open Source
5 26 (2.76%) Life Science
6 24 (2.55%) Visualisation
7 23 (2.44%) Management Information System
8 21 (2.23%) Client/Server
9 19 (2.01%) Data Integration
10 18 (1.91%) N-Tier
11 17 (1.80%) FMCG
12 15 (1.59%) Mathematics
12 15 (1.59%) Algorithms
12 15 (1.59%) Social Media
13 14 (1.48%) Mobile App
13 14 (1.48%) Taxonomies
14 13 (1.38%) Data Structures
14 13 (1.38%) Digital Media
15 11 (1.17%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 111 (11.77%) Windows
2 90 (9.54%) Linux
3 41 (4.35%) UNIX
4 24 (2.55%) Android
5 19 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (1.48%) CentOS
7 13 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.27%) Apple iOS
9 10 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.64%) Windows Phone
10 6 (0.64%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.42%) Solaris
11 4 (0.42%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.32%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.21%) Debian
14 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.11%) zOS
14 1 (0.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (14.63%) SOA
3 135 (14.32%) ITIL
4 96 (10.18%) Network Design
5 95 (10.07%) Enterprise Architecture
6 81 (8.59%) TOGAF
7 80 (8.48%) Project Management
8 77 (8.17%) Analytics
9 75 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
10 73 (7.74%) OO
11 66 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 63 (6.68%) Migration
13 62 (6.57%) ETL
14 61 (6.47%) Technical Architecture
15 57 (6.04%) Scrum
16 54 (5.73%) TDD
17 51 (5.41%) Data Modelling
18 50 (5.30%) UML
19 44 (4.67%) E-Commerce
19 44 (4.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 183 (19.41%) Java
2 107 (11.35%) SQL
3 83 (8.80%) JavaScript
4 79 (8.38%) C#
5 31 (3.29%) C++
6 25 (2.65%) Python
7 21 (2.23%) C
8 19 (2.01%) PHP
9 18 (1.91%) T-SQL
10 14 (1.48%) Scala
11 13 (1.38%) XPath
12 12 (1.27%) Ruby
13 11 (1.17%) COBOL
14 9 (0.95%) R
15 5 (0.53%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.53%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.42%) VB
16 4 (0.42%) Perl
17 3 (0.32%) VBScript
17 3 (0.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 130 (13.79%) Degree
2 124 (13.15%) Security Cleared
3 120 (12.73%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (1.59%) CCIE
6 12 (1.27%) CCNP
6 12 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.64%) ISEB
8 5 (0.53%) CCNA
8 5 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.42%) CCEE
9 4 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.32%) CCA
10 3 (0.32%) MCSE
10 3 (0.32%) MCTS
10 3 (0.32%) MCITP
11 2 (0.21%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.21%) CISSP
12 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.23%) Data Quality
2 17 (1.80%) ISO 9001
3 16 (1.70%) QA
4 12 (1.27%) COBIT
5 6 (0.64%) SLA
6 5 (0.53%) GAMP
6 5 (0.53%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.32%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.21%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.11%) GAAP
System Software
1 62 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (2.65%) vSphere
3 20 (2.12%) Active Directory
4 17 (1.80%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.95%) XenApp
6 8 (0.85%) Apache Flume
6 8 (0.85%) HDFS
7 7 (0.74%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.64%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.64%) vCloud
9 4 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.21%) Xen
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.11%) Varnish
11 1 (0.11%) Docker
11 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.11%) LXC
Systems Management
1 15 (1.59%) SCCM
2 14 (1.48%) Puppet
3 12 (1.27%) SCOM
4 7 (0.74%) Oozie
5 6 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.42%) XenMobile
6 4 (0.42%) OpenNMS
7 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.21%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.11%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.11%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.11%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.11%) WSUS
8 1 (0.11%) BMC Performance Manager
8 1 (0.11%) yum
Vendors
1 144 (15.27%) Oracle
2 125 (13.26%) Cisco
3 111 (11.77%) Microsoft
4 99 (10.50%) Juniper
5 97 (10.29%) SAP
6 91 (9.65%) F5
7 82 (8.70%) VMware
8 62 (6.57%) IBM
9 31 (3.29%) Informatica
10 26 (2.76%) Siebel
11 24 (2.55%) Cognos
12 22 (2.33%) Tableau
13 19 (2.01%) Adobe
14 18 (1.91%) HP
14 18 (1.91%) EMC
14 18 (1.91%) Citrix
15 15 (1.59%) Brocade
16 13 (1.38%) TIBCO
17 12 (1.27%) Sitecore
18 11 (1.17%) Teradata
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
EE
Salary: COMPETITIVE+BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
TD Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus package (healthcare, pension, e
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £80,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Ordnance Survey
Salary: Competitive, plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
KDR Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Car, Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum plus 25% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
Larson Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
DCM Select
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary and bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago