Period
to 21 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 30 100
Rank change year-on-year -70 +70 -60
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 100 234 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.81% 7.03% 2.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.90% 7.25% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 80 192 80
Bristol median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £61,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +9.31% +7.39%
10th Percentile £42,500 £52,000 £41,700
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £77,500
South West median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%

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 3,452 3,229 3,561
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.86% 97.05% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,915 2,670 3,128
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 39 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (35.00%) Java
3 22 (22.00%) TOGAF
4 21 (21.00%) SOA
5 20 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (19.00%) Microservices
7 17 (17.00%) .NET
7 17 (17.00%) C#
8 16 (16.00%) JavaScript
8 16 (16.00%) Project Management
9 15 (15.00%) Node.js
9 15 (15.00%) AngularJS
10 14 (14.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 14 (14.00%) Finance
10 14 (14.00%) ITIL
10 14 (14.00%) Microsoft
10 14 (14.00%) DevOps
10 14 (14.00%) React
10 14 (14.00%) Presales
11 13 (13.00%) HTML
11 13 (13.00%) Technical Architecture
11 13 (13.00%) Degree
11 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
11 13 (13.00%) Big Data
12 11 (11.00%) SQL Server
12 11 (11.00%) Scrum
13 10 (10.00%) XML
13 10 (10.00%) Windows
13 10 (10.00%) UML

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 (5.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.00%) CMS
4 1 (1.00%) Confluence
4 1 (1.00%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.00%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.00%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (6.00%) Serverless
3 4 (4.00%) Office 365
4 3 (3.00%) Bluemix
4 3 (3.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.00%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (3.00%) SaaS
5 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.00%) IaaS
6 1 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.00%) Firewall
2 4 (4.00%) LAN
3 3 (3.00%) VPN
3 3 (3.00%) WAN
3 3 (3.00%) Wireless
4 2 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.00%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.00%) FabricPath
4 2 (2.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.00%) MPLS
4 2 (2.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.00%) SAN
5 1 (1.00%) SMS
5 1 (1.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.00%) Big Data
2 11 (11.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (6.00%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.00%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.00%) DB2
7 1 (1.00%) GIS
7 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.00%) OLAP
7 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.00%) Power BI
7 1 (1.00%) Riak
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.00%) ERwin
3 1 (1.00%) JIRA
3 1 (1.00%) JUnit
3 1 (1.00%) PostCSS
3 1 (1.00%) Selenium
3 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (14.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Banking
3 4 (4.00%) Retail
4 3 (3.00%) Legal
4 3 (3.00%) Military
5 2 (2.00%) Back Office
5 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.00%) Advertising
6 1 (1.00%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Electronics
6 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.00%) Marketing
6 1 (1.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.00%) .NET
2 15 (15.00%) AngularJS
2 15 (15.00%) Node.js
3 14 (14.00%) React
4 13 (13.00%) HTML
5 10 (10.00%) XML
6 8 (8.00%) CSS
7 7 (7.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (7.00%) HTML5
8 6 (6.00%) J2EE
8 6 (6.00%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (6.00%) Spring
9 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (5.00%) REST
9 5 (5.00%) Web Services
10 4 (4.00%) .NET Framework
10 4 (4.00%) Entity Framework
10 4 (4.00%) JSF
10 4 (4.00%) Middleware
10 4 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.00%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.00%) User Experience
4 4 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.00%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.00%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.00%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.00%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (2.00%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.00%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.00%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.00%) IPTV
7 1 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.00%) PKI
7 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.00%) Windows
2 5 (5.00%) Unix
2 5 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.00%) Linux
4 2 (2.00%) Android
4 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.00%) TOGAF
3 21 (21.00%) SOA
4 19 (19.00%) Microservices
5 16 (16.00%) Project Management
6 14 (14.00%) DevOps
6 14 (14.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 14 (14.00%) ITIL
6 14 (14.00%) Presales
7 13 (13.00%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (11.00%) Scrum
9 10 (10.00%) ArchiMate
9 10 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 10 (10.00%) UML
10 9 (9.00%) IT Strategy
10 9 (9.00%) Service Management
10 9 (9.00%) Software Engineering
10 9 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 35 (35.00%) Java
2 17 (17.00%) C#
3 16 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.00%) C
5 6 (6.00%) Scala
5 6 (6.00%) SQL
6 3 (3.00%) PHP
7 2 (2.00%) C++
7 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.00%) Python
8 1 (1.00%) ES7
8 1 (1.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (13.00%) Degree
1 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.00%) CCIE
5 1 (1.00%) CCNP
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) QA
2 3 (3.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 3 (3.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.00%) vSphere
3 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.00%) XenApp
4 1 (1.00%) HDFS
4 1 (1.00%) vCloud
4 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) Ansible
1 3 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.00%) Puppet
2 2 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.00%) Packer
3 1 (1.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.00%) Oracle
3 6 (6.00%) IBM
4 5 (5.00%) VMware
5 4 (4.00%) Cisco
6 3 (3.00%) Citrix
6 3 (3.00%) EMC
6 3 (3.00%) Google
7 2 (2.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.00%) F5
7 2 (2.00%) HP
7 2 (2.00%) IronPort
7 2 (2.00%) SAP
7 2 (2.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.00%) SonicWALL
7 2 (2.00%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.00%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.00%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.00%) Tableau