Period
to 26 May 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 54 66
Rank change year-on-year -17 +12 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 160 190 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.15% 5.31% 4.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.27% 5.46% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 140 154 106
Bristol median annual salary £72,500 £65,875 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.06% +1.35% +10.64%
10th Percentile £46,250 £50,292 £45,000
90th Percentile £87,575 £82,500 £83,750
South West median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +4.00%

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 3,746 3,483 3,397
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.27% 97.26% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3,148 2,889 3,001
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £66,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 59 (36.88%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (29.38%) Java
3 37 (23.13%) TOGAF
4 33 (20.63%) Enterprise Architecture
5 32 (20.00%) C#
6 29 (18.13%) Amazon AWS
7 27 (16.88%) .NET
8 26 (16.25%) SOA
8 26 (16.25%) Security Cleared
9 24 (15.00%) ArchiMate
10 21 (13.13%) Microsoft
10 21 (13.13%) JavaScript
10 21 (13.13%) Open Source
11 20 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
11 20 (12.50%) ITIL
11 20 (12.50%) Finance
11 20 (12.50%) DevOps
12 19 (11.88%) Scrum
12 19 (11.88%) Big Data
13 18 (11.25%) SQL Server
13 18 (11.25%) User Experience
13 18 (11.25%) Microservices
14 17 (10.63%) Windows
14 17 (10.63%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (10.63%) Technical Architecture
15 16 (10.00%) Software Engineering
15 16 (10.00%) AngularJS
15 16 (10.00%) Node.js
15 16 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (10.00%) IT Strategy

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 10 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (5.00%) Apache Spark
3 6 (3.75%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.13%) Apache
5 3 (1.88%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.25%) CMS
6 2 (1.25%) IIS
7 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.63%) Confluence
7 1 (0.63%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.63%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (2.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (18.13%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (8.13%) Office 365
4 8 (5.00%) SaaS
5 4 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.25%) Bluemix
7 2 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.25%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (1.25%) Serverless
8 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.13%) Firewall
1 5 (3.13%) LAN
2 3 (1.88%) Wireless
3 2 (1.25%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.25%) SMS
4 1 (0.63%) Internet
4 1 (0.63%) Network Security
4 1 (0.63%) VPN
4 1 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.88%) Big Data
2 18 (11.25%) SQL Server
3 14 (8.75%) Hadoop
4 11 (6.88%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.38%) MySQL
6 4 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.50%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.25%) Power BI
7 2 (1.25%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.63%) GIS
8 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.63%) OLAP
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.63%) QlikView
8 1 (0.63%) Riak
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.88%) ERwin
1 3 (1.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.63%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.63%) JIRA
3 1 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (12.50%) Finance
2 9 (5.63%) Banking
3 8 (5.00%) Military
4 6 (3.75%) Retail
5 4 (2.50%) Advertising
5 4 (2.50%) Legal
5 4 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.88%) Electronics
6 3 (1.88%) Marketing
6 3 (1.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.88%) .NET
2 16 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 16 (10.00%) Node.js
3 15 (9.38%) HTML
4 13 (8.13%) React
5 12 (7.50%) HTML5
5 12 (7.50%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (4.38%) Web Services
7 6 (3.75%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.13%) CSS
8 5 (3.13%) REST
9 3 (1.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.88%) J2EE
9 3 (1.88%) Kafka
9 3 (1.88%) Middleware
9 3 (1.88%) WCF
10 2 (1.25%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.25%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (1.25%) Spring
10 2 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.25%) User Experience
2 16 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.75%) PKI
5 6 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.13%) NHS
6 5 (3.13%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.50%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.88%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.88%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.25%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.25%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.63%) Windows
2 11 (6.88%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.25%) Android
3 2 (1.25%) Linux
4 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (36.88%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (23.13%) TOGAF
3 33 (20.63%) Enterprise Architecture
4 26 (16.25%) SOA
5 24 (15.00%) ArchiMate
6 21 (13.13%) Open Source
7 20 (12.50%) DevOps
7 20 (12.50%) ITIL
8 19 (11.88%) Scrum
9 18 (11.25%) Microservices
10 17 (10.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (10.63%) Technical Architecture
11 16 (10.00%) IT Strategy
11 16 (10.00%) Software Engineering
12 14 (8.75%) Migration
13 13 (8.13%) Data Modelling
13 13 (8.13%) UML
14 10 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (5.63%) Data Protection
15 9 (5.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (29.38%) Java
2 32 (20.00%) C#
3 21 (13.13%) JavaScript
4 13 (8.13%) C
5 9 (5.63%) Scala
6 7 (4.38%) SQL
7 3 (1.88%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.25%) Java 8
8 2 (1.25%) PHP
8 2 (1.25%) Python
9 1 (0.63%) C++
9 1 (0.63%) Ruby
9 1 (0.63%) X++
Qualifications
1 26 (16.25%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.38%) Degree
3 14 (8.75%) SC Cleared
4 11 (6.88%) TOGAF Certification
5 6 (3.75%) CISSP
6 5 (3.13%) CISM
7 3 (1.88%) CEH
7 3 (1.88%) CISA
7 3 (1.88%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.88%) CSSLP
7 3 (1.88%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.88%) GIAC
7 3 (1.88%) SANS
7 3 (1.88%) SSCP
8 1 (0.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.75%) GDPR
1 6 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.88%) COBIT
2 3 (1.88%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (1.88%) QA
3 2 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 15288
3 2 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.25%) SLA
4 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (7.50%) Hyper-V
2 10 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.25%) vSphere
3 8 (5.00%) XenApp
4 1 (0.63%) Docker
4 1 (0.63%) HDFS
4 1 (0.63%) KVM
4 1 (0.63%) QEMU
4 1 (0.63%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.25%) Ansible
1 2 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.25%) Puppet
2 1 (0.63%) Packer
2 1 (0.63%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.50%) Oracle
3 11 (6.88%) VMware
4 8 (5.00%) Citrix
5 7 (4.38%) Cisco
6 4 (2.50%) EMC
6 4 (2.50%) Google
6 4 (2.50%) SonicWALL
7 3 (1.88%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.88%) Fortinet
7 3 (1.88%) Juniper
7 3 (1.88%) Palo Alto
7 3 (1.88%) SAP
8 2 (1.25%) Capita
8 2 (1.25%) Casewise
8 2 (1.25%) IBM
8 2 (1.25%) Tableau
8 2 (1.25%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.63%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (0.63%) Splunk