The median annual salary for an Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 36 60
Rank change year-on-year -44 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 58 96 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.13% 6.08% 4.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 6.26% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 49 58 66
Median salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,234 £51,750 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £76,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.05% +0.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1806 1533 1907
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.36% 97.09% 98.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1509 1332 1649
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 66 (36.67%) TOGAF
2 53 (29.44%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (23.33%) Finance
4 38 (21.11%) .NET
5 33 (18.33%) Java
6 29 (16.11%) MODAF
7 27 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 26 (14.44%) UML
8 26 (14.44%) Zachman Framework
9 25 (13.89%) ITIL
9 25 (13.89%) Microsoft
9 25 (13.89%) Scrum
10 24 (13.33%) Oracle
10 24 (13.33%) Security Cleared
10 24 (13.33%) Presales
11 23 (12.78%) IT Strategy
11 23 (12.78%) Amazon AWS
11 23 (12.78%) Technical Architecture
12 21 (11.67%) SQL
13 20 (11.11%) Project Management
13 20 (11.11%) SC Cleared
14 19 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (10.56%) Cybersecurity
15 18 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
16 17 (9.44%) Service Management
17 16 (8.89%) SysML
17 16 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
18 15 (8.33%) VMware
18 15 (8.33%) DSDM

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 (2.78%) Mule
2 4 (2.22%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.56%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.56%) InDesign
2 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.67%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.56%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.56%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.56%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.78%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (5.00%) PaaS
5 8 (4.44%) SaaS
6 5 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (2.78%) IaaS
7 4 (2.22%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.67%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.11%) DHCP
2 11 (6.11%) DNS
3 6 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (1.67%) Internet
5 1 (0.56%) HTTP
5 1 (0.56%) LAN
5 1 (0.56%) WAN
5 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.33%) Big Data
3 8 (4.44%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.33%) MySQL
5 5 (2.78%) DB2
6 4 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.22%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.11%) MarkLogic
7 2 (1.11%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.11%) Riak
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.56%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.56%) Power BI
8 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.22%) JUnit
2 2 (1.11%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.56%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (23.33%) Finance
2 11 (6.11%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.00%) Retail
4 7 (3.89%) Aerospace
4 7 (3.89%) Publishing
5 6 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.78%) Electronics
7 4 (2.22%) Banking
7 4 (2.22%) Local Government
7 4 (2.22%) Marketing
8 3 (1.67%) Back Office
9 1 (0.56%) Advertising
9 1 (0.56%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (21.11%) .NET
2 12 (6.67%) J2EE
3 10 (5.56%) XML
4 8 (4.44%) Middleware
4 8 (4.44%) REST
4 8 (4.44%) SOAP
5 7 (3.89%) .NET Framework
6 6 (3.33%) Web Services
7 5 (2.78%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (2.22%) Apache Camel
8 4 (2.22%) Hibernate
8 4 (2.22%) HTML
8 4 (2.22%) JPA
8 4 (2.22%) JSON
8 4 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (2.22%) Spring
8 4 (2.22%) Spring MVC
9 3 (1.67%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (5.00%) User Experience
4 8 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.89%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.89%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.89%) N-Tier
6 6 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.33%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.78%) CMDB
8 3 (1.67%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.67%) EPoS
9 2 (1.11%) DataPower
9 2 (1.11%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.11%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.11%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.56%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.89%) Windows
2 6 (3.33%) Linux
3 2 (1.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.56%) Android
4 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (36.67%) TOGAF
2 53 (29.44%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (16.11%) MODAF
4 26 (14.44%) UML
4 26 (14.44%) Zachman Framework
5 25 (13.89%) ITIL
5 25 (13.89%) Scrum
6 24 (13.33%) Presales
7 23 (12.78%) IT Strategy
7 23 (12.78%) Technical Architecture
8 20 (11.11%) Project Management
9 19 (10.56%) Cybersecurity
9 19 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
11 17 (9.44%) Service Management
12 16 (8.89%) SysML
13 15 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (8.33%) DSDM
14 14 (7.78%) Security Architecture
14 14 (7.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.33%) Java
2 21 (11.67%) SQL
3 13 (7.22%) C#
4 8 (4.44%) C
5 7 (3.89%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.33%) C++
6 6 (3.33%) Python
7 3 (1.67%) PHP
8 2 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.22%) Degree
4 6 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.78%) AWS Certification
5 5 (2.78%) CEH
5 5 (2.78%) CISA
5 5 (2.78%) CISM
5 5 (2.78%) CISSP
5 5 (2.78%) GIAC
5 5 (2.78%) ISEB
5 5 (2.78%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.78%) PMP
5 5 (2.78%) SANS
6 2 (1.11%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.56%) VCAP
7 1 (0.56%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.78%) QA
2 7 (3.89%) COBIT
3 5 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.78%) SCVMM
2 3 (1.67%) Ansible
2 3 (1.67%) Puppet
3 2 (1.11%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 2 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.33%) Oracle
3 15 (8.33%) VMware
4 14 (7.78%) SAP
4 14 (7.78%) TIBCO
5 9 (5.00%) Citrix
5 9 (5.00%) EMC
5 9 (5.00%) NetApp
6 8 (4.44%) IBM
7 5 (2.78%) BMC
7 5 (2.78%) CheckPoint
7 5 (2.78%) Cisco
7 5 (2.78%) HP
7 5 (2.78%) Juniper
8 4 (2.22%) 3PAR
8 4 (2.22%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.22%) Sybase
9 2 (1.11%) Adobe
9 2 (1.11%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.56%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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