Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £74,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 63 53
Rank change year-on-year 0 -10 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 209 181 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 5.35% 4.75% 5.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.50% 4.87% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 176 152 121
Bristol median annual salary £74,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.63% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £51,750 £47,550 £45,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £84,875 £82,500
South West median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £67,500

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 3,799 3,720 3,407
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 97.59% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3,160 3,128 2,977
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 £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 82 (39.23%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (30.14%) Java
3 45 (21.53%) SOA
4 43 (20.57%) TOGAF
5 41 (19.62%) C#
6 40 (19.14%) .NET
7 36 (17.22%) Microsoft
8 34 (16.27%) Open Source
9 32 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
9 32 (15.31%) Scrum
10 31 (14.83%) Enterprise Architecture
11 29 (13.88%) Finance
12 28 (13.40%) Security Cleared
13 27 (12.92%) Technical Architecture
13 27 (12.92%) JavaScript
14 23 (11.00%) SQL Server
14 23 (11.00%) User Experience
15 22 (10.53%) ArchiMate
15 22 (10.53%) Windows
15 22 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (10.53%) Software Engineering
15 22 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
16 21 (10.05%) ITIL
16 21 (10.05%) HTML
17 20 (9.57%) Enterprise Software
17 20 (9.57%) Microservices
18 19 (9.09%) AngularJS
18 19 (9.09%) DevOps
18 19 (9.09%) Node.js
18 19 (9.09%) Problem-Solving

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 17 (8.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (6.22%) Apache Spark
3 9 (4.31%) Apache
4 5 (2.39%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.44%) CMS
5 3 (1.44%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.96%) IIS
7 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.48%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.91%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (6.22%) Office 365
4 10 (4.78%) SaaS
5 5 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.91%) PaaS
7 3 (1.44%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.44%) IaaS
8 2 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.96%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.48%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.35%) Firewall
2 5 (2.39%) LAN
2 5 (2.39%) Wireless
3 4 (1.91%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (1.44%) BGP
4 3 (1.44%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (1.44%) Network Security
4 3 (1.44%) OSPF
5 2 (0.96%) Internet
5 2 (0.96%) SMS
5 2 (0.96%) WLAN
6 1 (0.48%) VPN
6 1 (0.48%) WAN
6 1 (0.48%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.61%) Big Data
2 18 (8.61%) Hadoop
3 9 (4.31%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.83%) MySQL
5 6 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.44%) Power BI
6 3 (1.44%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.96%) QlikView
8 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.48%) GIS
8 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.91%) ERwin
2 2 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (0.96%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.48%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (13.88%) Finance
2 11 (5.26%) Banking
3 10 (4.78%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.78%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.31%) Electronics
4 9 (4.31%) Marketing
5 8 (3.83%) Military
6 6 (2.87%) Retail
7 4 (1.91%) Advertising
8 3 (1.44%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.44%) Automotive
8 3 (1.44%) Law
9 2 (0.96%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (19.14%) .NET
2 21 (10.05%) HTML
3 19 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 19 (9.09%) HTML5
3 19 (9.09%) Node.js
4 17 (8.13%) KnockoutJS
5 16 (7.66%) React
6 13 (6.22%) Web Services
7 11 (5.26%) REST
8 10 (4.78%) ASP.NET
9 8 (3.83%) XML
10 7 (3.35%) Middleware
11 6 (2.87%) CSS
11 6 (2.87%) J2EE
12 5 (2.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (2.39%) WCF
13 3 (1.44%) JSF
13 3 (1.44%) Kafka
13 3 (1.44%) Spring
14 2 (0.96%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.00%) User Experience
2 20 (9.57%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (7.18%) Data Centre
4 12 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.83%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (3.35%) Private Cloud
6 7 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.87%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.87%) PKI
8 5 (2.39%) NHS
9 3 (1.44%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.44%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.96%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.48%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.48%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.53%) Windows
2 11 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 8 (3.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (39.23%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (21.53%) SOA
3 43 (20.57%) TOGAF
4 34 (16.27%) Open Source
5 32 (15.31%) Scrum
6 31 (14.83%) Enterprise Architecture
7 27 (12.92%) Technical Architecture
8 22 (10.53%) ArchiMate
8 22 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 22 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (10.05%) ITIL
10 20 (9.57%) Microservices
11 19 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (9.09%) DevOps
11 19 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (8.61%) UML
13 16 (7.66%) Migration
13 16 (7.66%) Project Management
14 15 (7.18%) Presales
14 15 (7.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 63 (30.14%) Java
2 41 (19.62%) C#
3 27 (12.92%) JavaScript
4 13 (6.22%) C
4 13 (6.22%) Scala
5 12 (5.74%) SQL
6 7 (3.35%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.44%) C++
7 3 (1.44%) PHP
7 3 (1.44%) Python
8 2 (0.96%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.96%) Java 8
8 2 (0.96%) Ruby
9 1 (0.48%) X++
Qualifications
1 28 (13.40%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.61%) Degree
2 18 (8.61%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.78%) TOGAF Certification
4 7 (3.35%) CISSP
5 5 (2.39%) CISM
6 4 (1.91%) CISA
6 4 (1.91%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.44%) CEH
7 3 (1.44%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (1.44%) CSSLP
7 3 (1.44%) GIAC
7 3 (1.44%) SANS
7 3 (1.44%) SSCP
8 2 (0.96%) CCNP
8 2 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.96%) ISEB
9 1 (0.48%) CCDP
9 1 (0.48%) CCIE
9 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.35%) GDPR
2 6 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.87%) QA
3 4 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (1.44%) COBIT
4 3 (1.44%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.96%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 12 (5.74%) Hyper-V
1 12 (5.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.78%) vSphere
3 8 (3.83%) XenApp
4 2 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.48%) Docker
5 1 (0.48%) HDFS
5 1 (0.48%) KVM
5 1 (0.48%) QEMU
5 1 (0.48%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.87%) SCVMM
2 3 (1.44%) SCCM
2 3 (1.44%) SCOM
3 2 (0.96%) Ansible
3 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.96%) Puppet
3 2 (0.96%) Salt
3 2 (0.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (17.22%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.09%) Oracle
3 13 (6.22%) VMware
4 12 (5.74%) Cisco
5 10 (4.78%) Citrix
6 9 (4.31%) SAP
7 8 (3.83%) Juniper
8 6 (2.87%) EMC
8 6 (2.87%) Google
9 4 (1.91%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.91%) F5
9 4 (1.91%) Fortinet
9 4 (1.91%) SonicWALL
10 3 (1.44%) CA
10 3 (1.44%) Casewise
10 3 (1.44%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.44%) Remedy
10 3 (1.44%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.96%) BMC
11 2 (0.96%) NetApp