Period
to 16 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

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

Architect
South West > Bristol
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 93 41
Rank change year-on-year +51 -52 +50
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 260 129 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 6.96% 3.35% 5.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.18% 3.43% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 207 99 156
Bristol median annual salary £70,000 £68,500 £73,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.19% -7.12% +22.92%
10th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £52,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £90,000
South West median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% -3.70% +17.39%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3,623 3,758 3,138
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.95% 97.59% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,939 3,127 2,699
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Bristol

Architect
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Architect in Bristol

Architect
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Bristol over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 Bristol region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 104 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (31.92%) Java
3 70 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 61 (23.46%) Finance
5 56 (21.54%) Business Intelligence
5 56 (21.54%) TOGAF
6 54 (20.77%) SOA
6 54 (20.77%) Amazon AWS
7 51 (19.62%) Microsoft Azure
8 44 (16.92%) Telecoms
9 43 (16.54%) C#
10 42 (16.15%) .NET
10 42 (16.15%) Electronics
11 41 (15.77%) SAP
12 39 (15.00%) Manufacturing
12 39 (15.00%) Programme Management
12 39 (15.00%) Marketing
12 39 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
13 37 (14.23%) Scrum
14 32 (12.31%) Big Data
15 31 (11.92%) DevOps
15 31 (11.92%) Technical Architecture
16 30 (11.54%) UML
16 30 (11.54%) Microservices
16 30 (11.54%) Presales
17 28 (10.77%) Security Cleared
18 27 (10.38%) SC Cleared
18 27 (10.38%) HTML
18 27 (10.38%) Hadoop
19 26 (10.00%) Problem-Solving

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 21 (8.08%) Apache Spark
2 9 (3.46%) Apache
2 9 (3.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.77%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.38%) CMS
4 1 (0.38%) Confluence
4 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.38%) SAS
4 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.77%) Revit
3 1 (0.38%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.38%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (20.77%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (19.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (5.00%) SaaS
5 9 (3.46%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (3.46%) PaaS
6 7 (2.69%) IaaS
7 3 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.15%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.77%) Office 365
8 2 (0.77%) Serverless
9 1 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.85%) DHCP
1 10 (3.85%) DNS
1 10 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.69%) Wireless
3 4 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (1.54%) Firewall
4 3 (1.15%) BGP
4 3 (1.15%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (1.15%) LAN
4 3 (1.15%) OSPF
4 3 (1.15%) WAN
5 2 (0.77%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.77%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.77%) Modbus
5 2 (0.77%) MQTT
5 2 (0.77%) Network Security
5 2 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.77%) WLAN
5 2 (0.77%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.31%) Big Data
2 27 (10.38%) Hadoop
3 15 (5.77%) NoSQL
4 13 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.15%) MySQL
6 3 (1.15%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.77%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (0.77%) CouchDB
7 2 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.77%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.77%) Power BI
7 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.38%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.38%) QlikView
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.77%) ERwin
1 2 (0.77%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.77%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.38%) JIRA
2 1 (0.38%) JUnit
2 1 (0.38%) Maven
2 1 (0.38%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.38%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
General
1 61 (23.46%) Finance
2 44 (16.92%) Telecoms
3 42 (16.15%) Electronics
4 39 (15.00%) Manufacturing
4 39 (15.00%) Marketing
5 15 (5.77%) Aerospace
6 14 (5.38%) Law
7 4 (1.54%) Automotive
8 3 (1.15%) Banking
8 3 (1.15%) Military
8 3 (1.15%) Private Banking
8 3 (1.15%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (16.15%) .NET
2 27 (10.38%) HTML
3 25 (9.62%) AngularJS
3 25 (9.62%) HTML5
4 24 (9.23%) Node.js
5 23 (8.85%) React
6 21 (8.08%) KnockoutJS
7 17 (6.54%) Web Services
8 15 (5.77%) XML
9 14 (5.38%) REST
10 11 (4.23%) Middleware
11 9 (3.46%) ASP.NET
12 8 (3.08%) RESTful
13 7 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (2.69%) J2EE
14 6 (2.31%) CSS
14 6 (2.31%) LAMP
14 6 (2.31%) Spring
15 4 (1.54%) OAuth
15 4 (1.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.62%) Public Cloud
2 17 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.15%) User Experience
4 15 (5.77%) Data Centre
5 13 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 12 (4.62%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.77%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.77%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.77%) PKI
10 2 (0.77%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.38%) CESG
11 1 (0.38%) CESG CLAS
11 1 (0.38%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.46%) Windows
2 8 (3.08%) Linux
3 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (21.54%) Business Intelligence
2 56 (21.54%) TOGAF
3 54 (20.77%) SOA
4 39 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
4 39 (15.00%) Programme Management
5 37 (14.23%) Scrum
6 31 (11.92%) DevOps
6 31 (11.92%) Technical Architecture
7 30 (11.54%) Microservices
7 30 (11.54%) Presales
7 30 (11.54%) UML
8 26 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
9 25 (9.62%) Enterprise Architecture
9 25 (9.62%) Open Source
10 24 (9.23%) Decision-Making
11 23 (8.85%) MODAF
12 21 (8.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 21 (8.08%) SysML
12 21 (8.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 83 (31.92%) Java
2 43 (16.54%) C#
3 24 (9.23%) JavaScript
4 23 (8.85%) C
5 18 (6.92%) Scala
6 17 (6.54%) SQL
7 8 (3.08%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.69%) C++
9 4 (1.54%) PHP
10 3 (1.15%) Python
10 3 (1.15%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.15%) VB
11 2 (0.77%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.77%) Java 8
11 2 (0.77%) Ruby
12 1 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (10.77%) Security Cleared
2 27 (10.38%) SC Cleared
3 25 (9.62%) Degree
3 25 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (9.23%) MCSA
4 24 (9.23%) MCSE
5 15 (5.77%) AWS Certification
6 10 (3.85%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.15%) ISEB
7 3 (1.15%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (0.77%) CCNP
8 2 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.77%) CISSP
8 2 (0.77%) HNC
8 2 (0.77%) HND
9 1 (0.38%) CCDP
9 1 (0.38%) CCIE
9 1 (0.38%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.38%) CISA
9 1 (0.38%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.92%) QA
2 2 (0.77%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.38%) GDPR
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.15%) Docker
4 2 (0.77%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.38%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.38%) XenApp
5 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (3.46%) SCVMM
2 6 (2.31%) SCCM
3 5 (1.92%) SCOM
4 3 (1.15%) Puppet
5 2 (0.77%) Ansible
5 2 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.77%) Salt
5 2 (0.77%) Terraform
6 1 (0.38%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.38%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.38%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.38%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.38%) SCSM
Vendors
1 70 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 41 (15.77%) SAP
3 15 (5.77%) Oracle
4 7 (2.69%) Citrix
5 6 (2.31%) Google
5 6 (2.31%) VMware
6 5 (1.92%) CA
6 5 (1.92%) Cisco
6 5 (1.92%) Juniper
6 5 (1.92%) Remedy
7 4 (1.54%) F5
8 3 (1.15%) BMC
8 3 (1.15%) EMC
8 3 (1.15%) NetApp
9 2 (0.77%) Casewise
9 2 (0.77%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.77%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.77%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.38%) Riverbed
10 1 (0.38%) Tufin