Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Architect was £68,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 43 88
Rank change year-on-year -46 +45 -46
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 126 193 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.28% 6.03% 3.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.36% 6.22% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 96 157 101
Bristol median annual salary £68,500 £75,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.67% +25.00% +3.05%
10th Percentile £47,500 £52,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £90,000 £77,500
South West median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -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 3747 3102 3651
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.45% 96.97% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3112 2658 3162
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,775 £26,250 £25,888
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,450
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Bristol region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 57 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (34.92%) Java
3 35 (27.78%) TOGAF
4 30 (23.81%) .NET
5 28 (22.22%) Project Management
6 26 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
7 24 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
8 23 (18.25%) Microsoft
9 21 (16.67%) XML
9 21 (16.67%) Presales
10 20 (15.87%) SC Cleared
10 20 (15.87%) Security Cleared
11 19 (15.08%) Enterprise Architecture
11 19 (15.08%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (14.29%) SOA
13 17 (13.49%) Finance
13 17 (13.49%) MODAF
13 17 (13.49%) Cybersecurity
14 16 (12.70%) Big Data
14 16 (12.70%) ITIL
14 16 (12.70%) UML
15 15 (11.90%) MVC
15 15 (11.90%) Zachman Framework
16 14 (11.11%) SysML
16 14 (11.11%) SaaS
16 14 (11.11%) Service Management
17 13 (10.32%) Information Security
17 13 (10.32%) DSDM
17 13 (10.32%) Logistics
17 13 (10.32%) Microservices

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 5 (3.97%) Mule
1 5 (3.97%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.17%) SAS
3 3 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.79%) CMS
4 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.79%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (11.11%) SaaS
3 12 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (6.35%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (4.76%) Office 365
6 4 (3.17%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (3.17%) Serverless
7 2 (1.59%) IaaS
7 2 (1.59%) PaaS
7 2 (1.59%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.79%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.79%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.76%) Firewall
2 4 (3.17%) WAN
3 3 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (2.38%) LAN
3 3 (2.38%) MPLS
3 3 (2.38%) Wireless
4 2 (1.59%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (1.59%) FabricPath
4 2 (1.59%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.59%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.59%) VPN
5 1 (0.79%) 802.11
5 1 (0.79%) BGP
5 1 (0.79%) DHCP
5 1 (0.79%) DNS
5 1 (0.79%) OSPF
5 1 (0.79%) SAN
5 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.70%) Big Data
2 9 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.97%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.97%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.79%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.79%) DB2
6 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 6 (4.76%) JUnit
2 2 (1.59%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.79%) PostCSS
3 1 (0.79%) Selenium
3 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (13.49%) Finance
2 12 (9.52%) Retail
3 9 (7.14%) Banking
4 8 (6.35%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.76%) Marketing
5 6 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.97%) Back Office
6 5 (3.97%) Electronics
7 2 (1.59%) Military
8 1 (0.79%) Legal
8 1 (0.79%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (23.81%) .NET
2 21 (16.67%) XML
3 11 (8.73%) Middleware
3 11 (8.73%) REST
3 11 (8.73%) SOAP
4 10 (7.94%) Spring
5 9 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 8 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (5.56%) Hibernate
7 7 (5.56%) J2EE
7 7 (5.56%) RESTful
8 6 (4.76%) .NET Framework
8 6 (4.76%) AngularJS
8 6 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 6 (4.76%) Dapper ORM
8 6 (4.76%) Entity Framework
8 6 (4.76%) NHibernate
8 6 (4.76%) Node.js
8 6 (4.76%) Spring MVC
9 5 (3.97%) React
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.08%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (7.94%) User Experience
4 9 (7.14%) Client/Server
5 8 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.35%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.59%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.59%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.59%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.59%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.79%) IPTV
8 1 (0.79%) Life Science
8 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.73%) Windows
2 9 (7.14%) Linux
3 8 (6.35%) Unix
4 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.59%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (27.78%) TOGAF
3 28 (22.22%) Project Management
4 24 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
5 21 (16.67%) Presales
6 19 (15.08%) Enterprise Architecture
7 18 (14.29%) SOA
8 17 (13.49%) Cybersecurity
8 17 (13.49%) MODAF
9 16 (12.70%) ITIL
9 16 (12.70%) UML
10 15 (11.90%) MVC
10 15 (11.90%) Zachman Framework
11 14 (11.11%) Service Management
11 14 (11.11%) SysML
12 13 (10.32%) DSDM
12 13 (10.32%) Information Security
12 13 (10.32%) Logistics
12 13 (10.32%) Microservices
13 12 (9.52%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (34.92%) Java
2 12 (9.52%) C#
2 12 (9.52%) SQL
3 7 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.76%) C
5 3 (2.38%) C++
6 1 (0.79%) Groovy
6 1 (0.79%) PHP
6 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.79%) Python
6 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (15.87%) SC Cleared
1 20 (15.87%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.94%) Degree
3 6 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.59%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.79%) CCIE
5 1 (0.79%) CCNP
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.79%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 5 (3.97%) QA
3 4 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (2.38%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.79%) COBIT
5 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.79%) Docker
2 1 (0.79%) vCloud
2 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.79%) Ansible
2 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.79%) Puppet
2 1 (0.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (18.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.73%) Oracle
3 10 (7.94%) SAP
4 4 (3.17%) IBM
5 3 (2.38%) Cisco
5 3 (2.38%) Sybase
5 3 (2.38%) VMware
6 2 (1.59%) Blue Coat
6 2 (1.59%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.59%) Citrix
6 2 (1.59%) F5
6 2 (1.59%) HP
6 2 (1.59%) IronPort
6 2 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.59%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.79%) EMC
7 1 (0.79%) Google
7 1 (0.79%) hybris
7 1 (0.79%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.79%) Sitecore