Period
to 20 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 99 41
Rank change year-on-year +56 -58 +63
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 228 108 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 6.51% 2.98% 6.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.75% 3.07% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 174 85 170
Bristol median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -10.34% +19.83%
10th Percentile £53,750 £42,180 £52,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £86,950 £90,000
South West median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +10.17%

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 3,379 3,523 3,128
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 97.11% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,738 2,922 2,601
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +10.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,250 £65,000 £70,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Architect in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 74 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (28.51%) Java
3 61 (26.75%) Microsoft
4 55 (24.12%) Business Intelligence
5 53 (23.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 51 (22.37%) TOGAF
6 51 (22.37%) Finance
7 49 (21.49%) Amazon AWS
8 42 (18.42%) Telecoms
9 41 (17.98%) Electronics
9 41 (17.98%) Security Cleared
10 40 (17.54%) Manufacturing
10 40 (17.54%) SAP
11 39 (17.11%) Marketing
12 38 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
12 38 (16.67%) Programme Management
13 36 (15.79%) SC Cleared
13 36 (15.79%) Presales
14 31 (13.60%) Degree
14 31 (13.60%) SOA
14 31 (13.60%) Big Data
15 29 (12.72%) C
15 29 (12.72%) C#
16 28 (12.28%) Microservices
17 27 (11.84%) .NET
18 26 (11.40%) Decision-Making
19 25 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
20 24 (10.53%) UML
20 24 (10.53%) MCSE
20 24 (10.53%) MCSA

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 15 (6.58%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.19%) Apache
3 4 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.88%) JBoss
4 2 (0.88%) Mule
4 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.44%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.44%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.44%) Confluence
5 1 (0.44%) Drupal
5 1 (0.44%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.88%) Revit
3 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.44%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 8 (3.51%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 53 (23.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (21.49%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (7.46%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (5.26%) SaaS
5 9 (3.95%) Office 365
5 9 (3.95%) PaaS
6 7 (3.07%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (2.63%) IaaS
8 4 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (1.32%) Serverless
10 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.39%) DHCP
1 10 (4.39%) DNS
1 10 (4.39%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (1.32%) Wireless
3 2 (0.88%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.88%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.88%) LAN
3 2 (0.88%) Modbus
3 2 (0.88%) MQTT
3 2 (0.88%) WAN
3 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.88%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.44%) 802.11
4 1 (0.44%) Intranet
4 1 (0.44%) NAS
4 1 (0.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.60%) Big Data
2 22 (9.65%) Hadoop
3 12 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.51%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.19%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.32%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.32%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (0.88%) CouchDB
7 2 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.88%) MySQL
7 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.44%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.44%) Power BI
8 1 (0.44%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.88%) JIRA
2 2 (0.88%) JUnit
3 1 (0.44%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.44%) GitLab
3 1 (0.44%) JMeter
3 1 (0.44%) Maven
3 1 (0.44%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.44%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (22.37%) Finance
2 42 (18.42%) Telecoms
3 41 (17.98%) Electronics
4 40 (17.54%) Manufacturing
5 39 (17.11%) Marketing
6 17 (7.46%) Law
7 12 (5.26%) Aerospace
8 9 (3.95%) Retail
9 3 (1.32%) Military
10 1 (0.44%) Automotive
10 1 (0.44%) Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.84%) .NET
2 20 (8.77%) AngularJS
2 20 (8.77%) HTML
3 18 (7.89%) HTML5
4 17 (7.46%) React
5 16 (7.02%) Node.js
6 15 (6.58%) KnockoutJS
6 15 (6.58%) Web Services
6 15 (6.58%) XML
7 9 (3.95%) Middleware
8 8 (3.51%) REST
8 8 (3.51%) RESTful
9 7 (3.07%) Itk
9 7 (3.07%) ModSecurity
10 6 (2.63%) ASP.NET
10 6 (2.63%) Spring
11 5 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (2.19%) CSS
11 5 (2.19%) Kafka
11 5 (2.19%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.53%) Public Cloud
2 15 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 12 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.82%) User Experience
6 5 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.75%) CESG
7 4 (1.75%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.32%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.32%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.88%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.44%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.44%) Life Science
10 1 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.44%) PKI
10 1 (0.44%) Robotics
10 1 (0.44%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.75%) Windows
2 3 (1.32%) Linux
2 3 (1.32%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.44%) CentOS
3 1 (0.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (24.12%) Business Intelligence
3 51 (22.37%) TOGAF
4 38 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 38 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 36 (15.79%) Presales
6 31 (13.60%) SOA
7 28 (12.28%) Microservices
8 26 (11.40%) Decision-Making
9 24 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
9 24 (10.53%) MODAF
9 24 (10.53%) UML
10 22 (9.65%) Enterprise Architecture
10 22 (9.65%) Technical Architecture
11 21 (9.21%) DevOps
11 21 (9.21%) Scrum
12 20 (8.77%) ERP
12 20 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (8.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 20 (8.77%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 65 (28.51%) Java
2 29 (12.72%) C
2 29 (12.72%) C#
3 14 (6.14%) JavaScript
3 14 (6.14%) SQL
4 12 (5.26%) Scala
5 9 (3.95%) C++
6 7 (3.07%) VB
7 4 (1.75%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.32%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.88%) Java 8
9 2 (0.88%) PHP
9 2 (0.88%) Python
10 1 (0.44%) R
Qualifications
1 41 (17.98%) Security Cleared
2 36 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 31 (13.60%) Degree
4 25 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (10.53%) MCSA
5 24 (10.53%) MCSE
6 18 (7.89%) DV Cleared
7 15 (6.58%) AWS Certification
8 11 (4.82%) CESG Certified Professional
9 10 (4.39%) CISSP
10 7 (3.07%) CISM
11 4 (1.75%) HNC
11 4 (1.75%) HND
11 4 (1.75%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (1.32%) CLAS
12 3 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
13 1 (0.44%) ISEB
13 1 (0.44%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.63%) GDPR
2 3 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.32%) RMADS
3 2 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.19%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.19%) Docker
1 5 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.32%) BitLocker
3 3 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (1.32%) XenApp
3 3 (1.32%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.63%) SCVMM
2 3 (1.32%) AirWatch
2 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.32%) SCCM
2 3 (1.32%) SCDPM
2 3 (1.32%) SCOrch
2 3 (1.32%) SCSM
3 2 (0.88%) Ansible
3 2 (0.88%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.88%) SCOM
4 1 (0.44%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.44%) Packer
4 1 (0.44%) Puppet
4 1 (0.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 61 (26.75%) Microsoft
2 40 (17.54%) SAP
3 8 (3.51%) Citrix
3 8 (3.51%) Oracle
4 7 (3.07%) VMware
5 3 (1.32%) MobileIron
6 2 (0.88%) CA
6 2 (0.88%) Google
6 2 (0.88%) Remedy
6 2 (0.88%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.44%) BMC
7 1 (0.44%) EMC
7 1 (0.44%) ESRI
7 1 (0.44%) IBM
7 1 (0.44%) NetApp
7 1 (0.44%) Red Hat