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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Architect
Rank 510 463 543
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +80
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 448 599 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.50% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.53% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 389 461 308
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £66,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £93,000 £85,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%

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
104967 112334 104688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85785 91103 87039
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -46 418 £75,000 +7.14% 43
London -38 214 £77,500 +10.71% 25
South East +2 101 £65,000 -7.14% 9
City of London -17 51 £72,500 - 7
Berkshire +1 37 £65,000 -7.14% 3
Surrey +8 31 £78,750 +12.50% 3
Yorkshire +4 23 £60,000 +4.34% 3
West Midlands -15 22 £50,000 -12.28% 1
South West -17 20 £67,500 +17.90% 1
Reading +5 19 £62,500 -10.71% 1
East of England -14 18 £65,000 -10.34% 3
Hampshire -4 16 £62,500 -10.07% 1
West Yorkshire -12 12 £44,000 -30.98% 2
South Yorkshire +8 11 £60,000 -29.41%
Oxfordshire +14 10 £65,000 +18.18%
Southampton -1 10 £62,500 +8.69%
Hertfordshire -23 10 £60,000 -17.24%
Canary Wharf - 10 £75,000 -
Maidenhead +3 9 £85,000 -19.04% 1
Oxford +15 8 £65,000 -5.79%
Guildford +12 7 £55,000 -47.61%
Solihull +3 7 £50,000 -
Bristol +1 7 £65,000 +30.00%
Redhill -6 7 £82,500 +10.00%
Sheffield - 7 £60,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -22 6 £60,000 -7.69%
Essex - 6 £67,500 - 1
Wales -4 5 £50,000 -12.28%
South Wales -7 5 £50,000 -12.28%
North West -8 5 £70,000 +12.00% 1

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 255 (27.63%) Finance
2 208 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
3 205 (22.21%) Java
4 157 (17.01%) Oracle
5 147 (15.93%) .NET
6 118 (12.78%) C#
7 117 (12.68%) Degree
8 110 (11.92%) Big Data
9 109 (11.81%) SOA
10 105 (11.38%) Web Services
11 103 (11.16%) Banking
11 103 (11.16%) Retail
12 98 (10.62%) TOGAF
12 98 (10.62%) Enterprise Architecture
13 97 (10.51%) Cisco
14 91 (9.86%) SQL
15 90 (9.75%) Microsoft
16 88 (9.53%) Analytics
17 87 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
18 84 (9.10%) Scrum
19 82 (8.88%) Firewall
20 79 (8.56%) SAP
21 74 (8.02%) OO
22 73 (7.91%) Computer Science
23 72 (7.80%) Marketing
24 71 (7.69%) Linux
24 71 (7.69%) Relational Database
25 69 (7.48%) ETL
26 68 (7.37%) Mentoring
27 67 (7.26%) User Experience

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (4.01%) SharePoint
2 32 (3.47%) WebSphere
3 22 (2.38%) SAS
4 19 (2.06%) Apache
5 12 (1.30%) JBoss
5 12 (1.30%) Node.js
6 11 (1.19%) WebLogic
6 11 (1.19%) MQSeries
7 10 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (1.08%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (0.98%) CMS
8 9 (0.98%) Mule
9 8 (0.87%) IIS
9 8 (0.87%) Apache Pig
10 7 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
11 6 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.54%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 62 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.41%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.87%) SPSS
3 8 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.65%) OmniGraffle
4 6 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.54%) MS Project
6 4 (0.43%) MS Office
7 3 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.76%) Magento
2 7 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.33%) Primavera
4 3 (0.33%) Oracle BRM
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.22%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.11%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.11%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 61 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (3.36%) SaaS
3 29 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.87%) Office 365
6 7 (0.76%) IaaS
6 7 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.54%) PaaS
8 3 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.11%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 82 (8.88%) Firewall
2 49 (5.31%) Wireless
3 36 (3.90%) WAN
4 35 (3.79%) LAN
5 28 (3.03%) Internet
6 23 (2.49%) MPLS
7 19 (2.06%) SAN
8 18 (1.95%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (1.52%) VPN
10 11 (1.19%) DNS
10 11 (1.19%) TCP/IP
11 9 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (0.87%) SSL
12 8 (0.87%) HTTP
13 7 (0.76%) Wireless Security
13 7 (0.76%) Unified Communications
14 6 (0.65%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (0.65%) 4G
14 6 (0.65%) VoLTE
14 6 (0.65%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (11.92%) Big Data
2 71 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 66 (7.15%) NoSQL
3 66 (7.15%) SQL Server
4 50 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
5 35 (3.79%) Hadoop
6 30 (3.25%) MongoDB
7 27 (2.93%) QlikView
7 27 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (2.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 20 (2.17%) DataStage
10 19 (2.06%) Oracle Database
11 18 (1.95%) MySQL
12 17 (1.84%) RDBMS
12 17 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
12 17 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (1.73%) DB2
13 16 (1.73%) Oracle ODI
14 15 (1.63%) Oracle BI EE
15 14 (1.52%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 16 (1.73%) ReSharper
2 14 (1.52%) NUnit
3 13 (1.41%) Axure RP
4 11 (1.19%) Git (software)
5 10 (1.08%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.08%) Maven
5 10 (1.08%) Visual Studio
5 10 (1.08%) ERwin
6 9 (0.98%) Eclipse
7 6 (0.65%) JIRA
7 6 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (0.54%) WiX
8 5 (0.54%) IntelliJ
8 5 (0.54%) MSI
8 5 (0.54%) ClearCase
8 5 (0.54%) JUnit
9 4 (0.43%) Rational Rose
10 3 (0.33%) Selenium
10 3 (0.33%) PowerDesigner
General
1 255 (27.63%) Finance
2 103 (11.16%) Banking
2 103 (11.16%) Retail
3 72 (7.80%) Marketing
4 46 (4.98%) Telecoms
5 16 (1.73%) Investment Banking
6 15 (1.63%) Retail Banking
6 15 (1.63%) Billing
6 15 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.19%) Advertising
8 10 (1.08%) Legal
9 9 (0.98%) Interactive Media
9 9 (0.98%) Law
9 9 (0.98%) Electronics
9 9 (0.98%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.65%) Games
11 5 (0.54%) Automotive
11 5 (0.54%) German Language
12 4 (0.43%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (15.93%) .NET
2 105 (11.38%) Web Services
3 51 (5.53%) XML
3 51 (5.53%) HTML
4 50 (5.42%) ASP.NET
5 46 (4.98%) Spring
6 45 (4.88%) Middleware
7 39 (4.23%) CSS
8 38 (4.12%) .NET Framework
9 35 (3.79%) AngularJS
10 32 (3.47%) Hibernate
11 29 (3.14%) J2EE
12 25 (2.71%) RESTful
13 24 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (2.49%) REST
14 23 (2.49%) KnockoutJS
15 21 (2.28%) Spring MVC
16 18 (1.95%) HTML5
17 17 (1.84%) WCF
17 17 (1.84%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 73 (7.91%) Computer Science
2 67 (7.26%) User Experience
3 64 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
4 49 (5.31%) Open Source
5 27 (2.93%) Management Information System
6 23 (2.49%) Data Integration
7 22 (2.38%) Visualisation
7 22 (2.38%) Mobile App
8 20 (2.17%) Mathematics
9 18 (1.95%) Life Science
10 17 (1.84%) Biology
11 16 (1.73%) N-Tier
12 12 (1.30%) SWIFT
12 12 (1.30%) Data Structures
13 11 (1.19%) Social Media
14 10 (1.08%) Derivative
15 9 (0.98%) Digital Media
16 8 (0.87%) Algorithms
16 8 (0.87%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 71 (7.69%) Linux
2 63 (6.83%) Windows
3 22 (2.38%) UNIX
4 19 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (1.84%) CentOS
6 13 (1.41%) Android
7 8 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.87%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.43%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.33%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.22%) AIX
11 1 (0.11%) Solaris
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (11.81%) SOA
3 98 (10.62%) TOGAF
3 98 (10.62%) Enterprise Architecture
4 88 (9.53%) Analytics
5 87 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
6 84 (9.10%) Scrum
7 74 (8.02%) OO
8 69 (7.48%) ETL
9 68 (7.37%) Mentoring
10 67 (7.26%) ITIL
11 66 (7.15%) Technical Architecture
12 64 (6.93%) Software Engineering
13 63 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
14 62 (6.72%) E-Commerce
15 61 (6.61%) MVC
16 60 (6.50%) TDD
17 54 (5.85%) Data Modelling
18 52 (5.63%) CRM
19 51 (5.53%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 205 (22.21%) Java
2 118 (12.78%) C#
3 91 (9.86%) SQL
4 67 (7.26%) JavaScript
5 33 (3.58%) C++
6 28 (3.03%) Python
7 25 (2.71%) T-SQL
8 17 (1.84%) PHP
8 17 (1.84%) Ruby
9 16 (1.73%) C
10 8 (0.87%) Scala
10 8 (0.87%) R
11 7 (0.76%) COBOL
12 5 (0.54%) Perl
13 4 (0.43%) VB
13 4 (0.43%) JCL
14 3 (0.33%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.22%) XPath
15 2 (0.22%) XQuery
15 2 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 117 (12.68%) Degree
2 61 (6.61%) Security Cleared
3 58 (6.28%) SC Cleared
4 37 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (1.95%) CCIE
6 15 (1.63%) CCNP
7 13 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (1.19%) CCNA
9 10 (1.08%) CCSP
10 8 (0.87%) MCSD
11 5 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (0.54%) CCDP
12 4 (0.43%) CISSP
13 3 (0.33%) JNCIP
14 2 (0.22%) JNCIE
14 2 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.22%) CCVP
15 1 (0.11%) CCSE
15 1 (0.11%) OCPJP
15 1 (0.11%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.28%) Data Quality
2 19 (2.06%) QA
3 15 (1.63%) SLA
4 12 (1.30%) ISO 9001
4 12 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.54%) GAMP
5 5 (0.54%) ISO 8583
6 3 (0.33%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.22%) COBIT
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (2.82%) vSphere
3 24 (2.60%) Active Directory
4 18 (1.95%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.65%) XenApp
5 6 (0.65%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.54%) HDFS
6 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.43%) NDS
8 2 (0.22%) Varnish
9 1 (0.11%) vCloud
9 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.11%) Xen
9 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 12 (1.30%) SCCM
2 8 (0.87%) SCOM
3 7 (0.76%) FortiGate
4 5 (0.54%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.43%) Oozie
5 4 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.22%) CA LISA
6 2 (0.22%) Puppet
7 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.11%) WSUS
7 1 (0.11%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.11%) yum
Vendors
1 157 (17.01%) Oracle
2 97 (10.51%) Cisco
3 90 (9.75%) Microsoft
4 79 (8.56%) SAP
5 67 (7.26%) IBM
6 59 (6.39%) Juniper
7 57 (6.18%) VMware
8 46 (4.98%) F5
9 33 (3.58%) Informatica
10 31 (3.36%) Tableau
11 26 (2.82%) Pega
12 22 (2.38%) Cognos
13 16 (1.73%) HP
13 16 (1.73%) Citrix
14 15 (1.63%) Siebel
14 15 (1.63%) hybris
14 15 (1.63%) ATG
15 14 (1.52%) Adobe
16 13 (1.41%) Business Objects
17 12 (1.30%) CheckPoint
North West London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum High salary + variable + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + benefits inc bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85 000 to £120 000 basic (+excellent package!!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JPS Selection
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Moonpig
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum bonus + shares + Pension + health e
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £65 - £70 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, health, 25 day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Accudo Solutions Ltd
Salary: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago