The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 457 521 452
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -69
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 602 394 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.35% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.37% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 464 316 486
Average salary £70,000 £66,500 £69,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,700 £90,000 £88,250
UK excluding London average salary £66,250 £65,000 £63,500
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +2.36%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 2014 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
England +57 558 £70,000 +7.69% 50
London +20 294 £70,500 +0.71% 24
South East +16 116 £69,000 +12.65% 6
City of London +21 97 £72,500 +17.40% 10
East of England +31 54 £72,500 +11.53% 3
Surrey +24 37 £70,000 +12.00% 2
Yorkshire -7 34 £57,500 +36.90% 7
Berkshire +8 32 £70,000 +3.70% 3
Hertfordshire +37 27 £72,500 -9.37% 1
Leeds -4 22 £63,750 +55.48% 4
West Yorkshire -11 22 £63,750 +55.48% 4
Reading +14 18 £70,000 +18.14%
West Midlands +10 16 £60,000 -5.88% 1
Bedfordshire -2 16 £75,000 +50.00% 1
Scotland -7 16 £68,750 +1.10% 7
Edinburgh -12 16 £68,750 +1.10% 5
North West -11 15 £62,500 +25.00% 2
Hampshire -1 14 £67,250 +12.08%
Luton +7 12 £76,250 +17.30% 1
Manchester -2 12 £62,500 +28.86% 1
South West -3 12 £57,000 -10.23% 6
East Midlands -12 12 £51,000 -32.00%
Buckinghamshire +6 11 £51,250 -14.58%
Birmingham +6 10 £100,000 +53.84% 1
Cambridge - 9 £65,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 9 £65,000 - 1
Leicestershire - 8 - -
North Yorkshire - 7 - - 3
Leicester - 7 - -
Milton Keynes +6 6 £32,500 -53.57%

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 298 (28.76%) Finance
2 273 (26.35%) Java
3 193 (18.63%) SQL
4 189 (18.24%) Microsoft
5 177 (17.08%) Oracle
6 170 (16.41%) SOA
7 144 (13.90%) .NET
7 144 (13.90%) C#
8 130 (12.55%) Web Services
9 125 (12.07%) SQL Server
10 124 (11.97%) Degree
11 121 (11.68%) Business Intelligence
12 117 (11.29%) HTML
13 111 (10.71%) Banking
14 110 (10.62%) CSS
15 109 (10.52%) TDD
16 107 (10.33%) JavaScript
17 97 (9.36%) Agile Software Development
18 96 (9.27%) Big Data
19 95 (9.17%) NoSQL
19 95 (9.17%) Enterprise Architecture
20 93 (8.98%) J2EE
20 93 (8.98%) MS Excel
21 92 (8.88%) MVC
22 89 (8.59%) Windows
23 88 (8.49%) REST
24 83 (8.01%) Stakeholder Management
25 81 (7.82%) Active Directory
26 78 (7.53%) Linux
27 74 (7.14%) ASP.NET

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 57 (5.50%) SharePoint
2 53 (5.12%) WebSphere
3 52 (5.02%) WebLogic
4 28 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
5 26 (2.51%) SharePoint 2013
6 23 (2.22%) Apache
6 23 (2.22%) MS Exchange
7 22 (2.12%) Tomcat
8 19 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
9 18 (1.74%) MQSeries
10 17 (1.64%) CMS
11 15 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
12 14 (1.35%) Apache Pig
13 13 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (1.16%) Lync
15 11 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
16 10 (0.97%) Node.js
17 9 (0.87%) IIS
18 8 (0.77%) Umbraco
18 8 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 93 (8.98%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (0.87%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.58%) InDesign
4 5 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.48%) MS Office
5 4 (0.39%) Weka
5 4 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.29%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.097%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.39%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.29%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.29%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.19%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.097%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.097%) FLEXCUBE
8 1 (0.097%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.097%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.097%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.097%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.64%) IaaS
3 16 (1.54%) SaaS
4 12 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (4.73%) Internet
2 46 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 36 (3.47%) HTTP
4 32 (3.09%) Firewall
5 27 (2.61%) WAN
6 24 (2.32%) SAN
6 24 (2.32%) LDAP
7 23 (2.22%) LAN
7 23 (2.22%) Wireless
7 23 (2.22%) AMQP
8 21 (2.03%) Kerberos
9 18 (1.74%) DNS
10 14 (1.35%) Multicast
11 10 (0.97%) MPLS
11 10 (0.97%) VPN
12 9 (0.87%) OSPF
13 8 (0.77%) BGP
14 7 (0.68%) DHCP
14 7 (0.68%) VoIP
14 7 (0.68%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 96 (9.27%) Big Data
3 95 (9.17%) NoSQL
4 68 (6.56%) Relational Database
5 67 (6.47%) Hadoop
6 64 (6.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 60 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
7 60 (5.79%) MongoDB
8 58 (5.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 54 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 42 (4.05%) MySQL
10 42 (4.05%) RDBMS
11 37 (3.57%) Apache Hive
12 35 (3.38%) Oracle Database
13 33 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
14 25 (2.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 25 (2.41%) QlikView
15 23 (2.22%) DB2
16 15 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
17 10 (0.97%) HBase
Development Applications
1 71 (6.85%) Git (software)
2 31 (2.99%) Maven
3 22 (2.12%) Subversion
4 19 (1.83%) Axure RP
4 19 (1.83%) TeamCity
5 16 (1.54%) Visual Studio
6 11 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (0.77%) Mercurial
8 7 (0.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 6 (0.58%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.48%) JUnit
10 5 (0.48%) JIRA
10 5 (0.48%) Artifactory
11 4 (0.39%) Hudson
12 3 (0.29%) JMeter
12 3 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.29%) Ant
13 2 (0.19%) Apache Ivy
13 2 (0.19%) MSTest
13 2 (0.19%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 298 (28.76%) Finance
2 111 (10.71%) Banking
3 58 (5.60%) Retail
4 51 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 31 (2.99%) Marketing
6 28 (2.70%) Advertising
7 27 (2.61%) Investment Banking
8 24 (2.32%) Back Office
8 24 (2.32%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.83%) Publishing
10 16 (1.54%) Corporate Banking
11 14 (1.35%) Electronics
12 13 (1.25%) Games
13 10 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.77%) French Language
14 8 (0.77%) Front Office
14 8 (0.77%) Law
15 5 (0.48%) Legal
16 4 (0.39%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (13.90%) .NET
2 130 (12.55%) Web Services
3 117 (11.29%) HTML
4 110 (10.62%) CSS
5 93 (8.98%) J2EE
6 88 (8.49%) REST
7 74 (7.14%) ASP.NET
8 70 (6.76%) Java EE
9 66 (6.37%) SOAP
10 65 (6.27%) XML
11 62 (5.98%) Middleware
12 60 (5.79%) Spring
13 56 (5.41%) Hibernate
13 56 (5.41%) jQuery
14 40 (3.86%) WCF
14 40 (3.86%) Ajax
15 37 (3.57%) HTML5
16 36 (3.47%) JMS
17 35 (3.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 30 (2.90%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (5.21%) Open Source
2 45 (4.34%) Enterprise Software
3 37 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 27 (2.61%) Management Information System
5 26 (2.51%) PKI
5 26 (2.51%) Mobile App
6 23 (2.22%) Visualisation
7 22 (2.12%) Clustering
8 16 (1.54%) Mathematics
9 15 (1.45%) Client/Server
9 15 (1.45%) Hedge funds
10 14 (1.35%) SWIFT
10 14 (1.35%) DataPower
11 13 (1.25%) DTV
11 13 (1.25%) RIA
12 12 (1.16%) Statistics
13 11 (1.06%) Data Integration
13 11 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
14 9 (0.87%) N-Tier
14 9 (0.87%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 89 (8.59%) Windows
2 78 (7.53%) Linux
3 38 (3.67%) UNIX
4 36 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (2.99%) Android
6 28 (2.70%) Apple iOS
7 19 (1.83%) Debian
8 17 (1.64%) Solaris
9 14 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (1.16%) AIX
11 11 (1.06%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.87%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.68%) HPUX
13 7 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.58%) CentOS
14 6 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.48%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.39%) Fedora
17 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (16.41%) SOA
2 121 (11.68%) Business Intelligence
3 109 (10.52%) TDD
4 97 (9.36%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (9.17%) Enterprise Architecture
6 92 (8.88%) MVC
7 83 (8.01%) Stakeholder Management
8 73 (7.05%) OO
9 69 (6.66%) Technical Architecture
10 64 (6.18%) TOGAF
11 63 (6.08%) Scrum
11 63 (6.08%) UML
12 62 (5.98%) Multithreading
13 61 (5.89%) Software Engineering
14 59 (5.69%) ETL
14 59 (5.69%) ITIL
14 59 (5.69%) Project Management
15 57 (5.50%) Data Modelling
16 54 (5.21%) OOP
17 47 (4.54%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 273 (26.35%) Java
2 193 (18.63%) SQL
3 144 (13.90%) C#
4 107 (10.33%) JavaScript
5 38 (3.67%) T-SQL
6 35 (3.38%) Ruby
7 28 (2.70%) PL/SQL
8 27 (2.61%) PHP
9 26 (2.51%) Perl
10 21 (2.03%) R
11 19 (1.83%) Scala
12 14 (1.35%) Groovy
13 11 (1.06%) C++
14 9 (0.87%) Python
15 8 (0.77%) XQuery
15 8 (0.77%) C
16 7 (0.68%) Objective-C
16 7 (0.68%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.68%) PHP5
17 5 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 124 (11.97%) Degree
2 35 (3.38%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (2.03%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.64%) MCSE
6 16 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 16 (1.54%) CISSP
7 14 (1.35%) MCITP
8 11 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (1.06%) VCP5
9 10 (0.97%) HP AIS
9 10 (0.97%) HP ASE
10 8 (0.77%) CCNA
10 8 (0.77%) PhD
10 8 (0.77%) MBA
11 7 (0.68%) CCNP
12 5 (0.48%) ISEB
12 5 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.29%) MCSA
13 3 (0.29%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.83%) QA
2 19 (1.83%) Data Quality
3 16 (1.54%) COBIT
4 15 (1.45%) ISO 9001
5 14 (1.35%) ISO 8583
6 9 (0.87%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.29%) IAS 39
9 3 (0.29%) Basel II
10 2 (0.19%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.19%) COREP
10 2 (0.19%) Basel III
10 2 (0.19%) HMG Infosec
11 1 (0.097%) BS7799
11 1 (0.097%) SLA
11 1 (0.097%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 81 (7.82%) Active Directory
2 42 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (2.61%) XenApp
4 22 (2.12%) vSphere
5 18 (1.74%) XenDesktop
6 17 (1.64%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.97%) XenServer
8 9 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (0.77%) Squid
10 6 (0.58%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.48%) Samba
12 4 (0.39%) Apache Flume
12 4 (0.39%) Xen
12 4 (0.39%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.19%) NFS
14 2 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
15 1 (0.097%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 1 (0.097%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 46 (4.44%) Puppet
2 22 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (2.03%) SCCM
4 16 (1.54%) SCOM
5 4 (0.39%) Nagios
6 3 (0.29%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.29%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.29%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.19%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.19%) SCSM
7 2 (0.19%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.19%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.097%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.097%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.097%) MOM
8 1 (0.097%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.097%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.097%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 189 (18.24%) Microsoft
2 177 (17.08%) Oracle
3 65 (6.27%) Cisco
4 63 (6.08%) VMware
5 53 (5.12%) SAP
6 40 (3.86%) Citrix
7 35 (3.38%) TIBCO
8 31 (2.99%) Red Hat
9 27 (2.61%) HP
10 24 (2.32%) MicroStrategy
11 23 (2.22%) JBoss
12 22 (2.12%) F5
12 22 (2.12%) EMC
13 21 (2.03%) Tableau
14 19 (1.83%) IBM
14 19 (1.83%) Juniper
14 19 (1.83%) Informatica
14 19 (1.83%) GigaSpaces
15 13 (1.25%) McAfee
15 13 (1.25%) Pega
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
adidas Group - GIT
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Nakama
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Purple Monkey
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Montash
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £100,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £83500 - £87500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago