Period
to 24 July 2017

The median annual salary for an Architect was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

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
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 25 41
Rank change year-on-year -11 +16 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 15 25 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 4.16% 8.90% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.44% 9.47% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 4
Belfast median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -50.00% +77.78%
10th Percentile £35,000 £40,000 £63,725
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £90,500
County Antrim median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +50.00% -50.00% +77.78%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 338 264 200
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 93.63% 93.95% 98.52%
Number of salaries quoted 272 196 117
Belfast median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £23,775 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
County Antrim median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +11.43% +14.75%

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 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Belfast

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Presales
3 5 (33.33%) UML
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 5 (33.33%) Open Source
3 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Big Data
4 4 (26.67%) Spring
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) JSON
4 4 (26.67%) Spring MVC
4 4 (26.67%) Middleware
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) MVC
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Web Application Development
4 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
4 4 (26.67%) User Experience
4 4 (26.67%) Algorithms
5 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (20.00%) Banking
6 1 (6.67%) Billing
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
6 1 (6.67%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) ITSM

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Big Data
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
1 4 (26.67%) JSON
1 4 (26.67%) Middleware
1 4 (26.67%) Spring
1 4 (26.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Algorithms
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Presales
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (33.33%) Open Source
2 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 5 (33.33%) UML
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Web Application Development
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) ITSM
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Service Design
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle