The median annual salary for a Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
South West / Bristol
Rank 32 59 51
Rank change year-on-year +27 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 122 79 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 6.73% 4.27% 4.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.93% 4.42% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 97 53 75
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £53,600 £50,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 1760 1789 1878
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.13% 96.60% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1453 1567 1579
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Bristol

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 77 (36.84%) Finance
2 76 (36.36%) .NET
3 72 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (33.97%) TOGAF
5 50 (23.92%) Java
6 40 (19.14%) ITIL
7 36 (17.22%) MODAF
8 33 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
9 29 (13.88%) C#
9 29 (13.88%) Big Data
10 28 (13.40%) Service Management
10 28 (13.40%) Retail
11 27 (12.92%) Zachman Framework
11 27 (12.92%) Security Cleared
11 27 (12.92%) SQL Server
12 26 (12.44%) Microsoft
13 25 (11.96%) Cybersecurity
13 25 (11.96%) Amazon AWS
14 24 (11.48%) SC Cleared
15 22 (10.53%) PRINCE2
15 22 (10.53%) SaaS
15 22 (10.53%) Security Architecture
16 21 (10.05%) Oracle
16 21 (10.05%) SOA
17 20 (9.57%) VMware
17 20 (9.57%) Python
17 20 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (9.57%) Enterprise Software
18 19 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (9.09%) Presales

Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (1.91%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.44%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.96%) Apache Pig
3 2 (0.96%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.48%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.48%) Apache
4 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.48%) Mule
4 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.44%) MS Office
2 3 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.96%) InDesign
3 2 (0.96%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.48%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.48%) Autodesk Inventor
4 1 (0.48%) InVision
4 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.48%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (1.91%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.48%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.48%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.48%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.48%) SAP SCM
2 1 (0.48%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.96%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (10.53%) SaaS
3 11 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (5.26%) PaaS
4 9 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (3.35%) IaaS
6 5 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.91%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.78%) DHCP
2 10 (4.78%) DNS
3 6 (2.87%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.96%) Firewall
4 2 (0.96%) LAN
4 2 (0.96%) SAN
4 2 (0.96%) WAN
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.48%) FWSM
5 1 (0.48%) HTTP
5 1 (0.48%) Internet
5 1 (0.48%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.48%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.48%) MPLS
5 1 (0.48%) Network Security
5 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.48%) VPN
5 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.88%) Big Data
2 27 (12.92%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.87%) Hadoop
3 6 (2.87%) MySQL
3 6 (2.87%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.39%) DB2
5 4 (1.91%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.96%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.96%) MarkLogic
7 2 (0.96%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.96%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.48%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.48%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.48%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.48%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 77 (36.84%) Finance
2 28 (13.40%) Retail
3 16 (7.66%) Banking
4 15 (7.18%) Telecoms
5 12 (5.74%) Publishing
6 9 (4.31%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.91%) Advertising
8 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.96%) Electronics
10 1 (0.48%) Automotive
10 1 (0.48%) Local Government
10 1 (0.48%) Marketing
10 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (36.36%) .NET
2 11 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 11 (5.26%) HTML
3 9 (4.31%) CSS
3 9 (4.31%) J2EE
4 7 (3.35%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (2.39%) Middleware
5 5 (2.39%) Web Services
6 4 (1.91%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.44%) SOAP
7 3 (1.44%) WCF
8 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.96%) HTML5
8 2 (0.96%) Node.js
8 2 (0.96%) REST
9 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 1 (0.48%) HEVC
9 1 (0.48%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (0.48%) React
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.57%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.18%) N-Tier
4 10 (4.78%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.31%) Data Centre
5 9 (4.31%) User Experience
6 8 (3.83%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.35%) Public Cloud
8 5 (2.39%) CMDB
9 4 (1.91%) EPoS
10 2 (0.96%) CESG
11 1 (0.48%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.48%) Derivative
11 1 (0.48%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.48%) Digital TV
11 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.48%) MPEG
11 1 (0.48%) NHS
11 1 (0.48%) Robotics
11 1 (0.48%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.35%) Linux
2 4 (1.91%) Windows
3 2 (0.96%) OpenVMS
3 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (0.96%) Solaris
3 2 (0.96%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.48%) Android
4 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.48%) CentOS
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (33.97%) TOGAF
3 40 (19.14%) ITIL
4 36 (17.22%) MODAF
5 33 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
6 28 (13.40%) Service Management
7 27 (12.92%) Zachman Framework
8 25 (11.96%) Cybersecurity
9 22 (10.53%) PRINCE2
9 22 (10.53%) Security Architecture
10 21 (10.05%) SOA
11 20 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (9.09%) Presales
12 19 (9.09%) Scrum
13 18 (8.61%) IT Strategy
14 17 (8.13%) ITIL V3
14 17 (8.13%) UML
15 15 (7.18%) Open Source
15 15 (7.18%) Project Management
15 15 (7.18%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 50 (23.92%) Java
2 29 (13.88%) C#
3 20 (9.57%) Python
4 19 (9.09%) SQL
5 8 (3.83%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.35%) PHP
7 4 (1.91%) C++
8 2 (0.96%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.96%) Ruby
8 2 (0.96%) Scala
9 1 (0.48%) C
9 1 (0.48%) Perl
9 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.48%) VB
9 1 (0.48%) VBA
9 1 (0.48%) VBScript
9 1 (0.48%) VC++
Qualifications
1 27 (12.92%) Security Cleared
2 24 (11.48%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.74%) CEH
3 12 (5.74%) CISA
3 12 (5.74%) CISM
3 12 (5.74%) CISSP
3 12 (5.74%) Degree
3 12 (5.74%) GIAC
3 12 (5.74%) SANS
4 9 (4.31%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.87%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.87%) PMP
6 5 (2.39%) ISEB
7 4 (1.91%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.96%) MCP
8 2 (0.96%) MCSE
8 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.96%) VCAP
8 2 (0.96%) VCDX
9 1 (0.48%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.13%) QA
2 10 (4.78%) COBIT
3 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.39%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.48%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.87%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 5 (2.39%) SCVMM
3 3 (1.44%) Puppet
4 2 (0.96%) Ansible
4 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 26 (12.44%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.05%) Oracle
3 20 (9.57%) VMware
4 11 (5.26%) NetApp
5 10 (4.78%) TIBCO
6 9 (4.31%) Citrix
6 9 (4.31%) EMC
7 8 (3.83%) SAP
8 7 (3.35%) HP
8 7 (3.35%) IBM
9 6 (2.87%) CheckPoint
9 6 (2.87%) Cisco
10 5 (2.39%) BMC
10 5 (2.39%) Juniper
10 5 (2.39%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.91%) 3PAR
11 4 (1.91%) Adobe
12 2 (0.96%) Sybase
13 1 (0.48%) F5
13 1 (0.48%) Hortonworks
Bristol, Avon
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £57500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £67200 - £81600 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Activus
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago