Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Architect
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 19 4
Rank change year-on-year -19 -15 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 24 24 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 6.15% 7.95% 25.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.35% 8.48% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 31
Belfast median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -7.69% +18.18%
County Antrim median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% -7.69% +18.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Belfast
Permanent vacancies in Belfast with a recognized job title 378 283 151
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.92% 93.71% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 249 222 116
Belfast median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,200 £26,775 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,125 £65,000
County Antrim median annual salary £39,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -10.00% +6.67%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Belfast

Architect
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect in Belfast.

Salary trend for Architect in Belfast

Architect
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Belfast over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in Belfast

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Belfast region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 17 (70.83%) .NET
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (62.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (62.50%) Oracle
3 15 (62.50%) CRM
4 14 (58.33%) SOA
4 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 14 (58.33%) PHP
4 14 (58.33%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (58.33%) Software Architecture
4 14 (58.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 14 (58.33%) Microservices
5 13 (54.17%) User Experience
5 13 (54.17%) Data Security
5 13 (54.17%) Migration
6 12 (50.00%) Scrum
6 12 (50.00%) Finance
6 12 (50.00%) Legal
6 12 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (50.00%) UML
6 12 (50.00%) Python
6 12 (50.00%) Puppet
6 12 (50.00%) Node.js
6 12 (50.00%) SaaS
6 12 (50.00%) PaaS
6 12 (50.00%) Ruby
6 12 (50.00%) Open Source
6 12 (50.00%) SharePoint

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (58.33%) BizTalk Server
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 12 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (50.00%) iPaaS
3 12 (50.00%) PaaS
3 12 (50.00%) SaaS
4 1 (4.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Broadband
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 12 (50.00%) GitLab
1 12 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
1 12 (50.00%) Legal
2 3 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Front Office
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) .NET
2 12 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 12 (50.00%) Node.js
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.33%) LAMP
3 2 (8.33%) Laravel
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) CRM
3 14 (58.33%) Microservices
3 14 (58.33%) SOA
3 14 (58.33%) Software Architecture
4 13 (54.17%) Data Security
4 13 (54.17%) Migration
5 12 (50.00%) ArchiMate
5 12 (50.00%) Data Migration
5 12 (50.00%) DevOps
5 12 (50.00%) Kanban
5 12 (50.00%) Open Source
5 12 (50.00%) Open Source Development
5 12 (50.00%) Scrum
5 12 (50.00%) SDLC
5 12 (50.00%) UML
6 3 (12.50%) Business Development
6 3 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
7 2 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) PHP
2 12 (50.00%) Python
2 12 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PA-DSS
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 12 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Oracle
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.17%) Siebel