Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Architect
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 69 93
Rank change year-on-year -25 +24 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 90 85 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.97% 3.72% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.05% 3.82% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 72 57 51
Cambridge median annual salary £65,000 £80,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +23.08% +8.33%
10th Percentile £53,750 £54,500 £52,000
90th Percentile £84,500 £98,750 £80,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +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 Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 2952 2224 2771
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.39% 97.42% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2258 1851 2398
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Cambridge

Architect
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Architect in Cambridge

Architect
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Cambridge over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Cambridge region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 32 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.22%) Wireless
2 20 (22.22%) Java
2 20 (22.22%) Project Management
3 19 (21.11%) AngularJS
3 19 (21.11%) Linux
4 18 (20.00%) C#
5 17 (18.89%) Internet
6 16 (17.78%) .NET
7 15 (16.67%) Scrum
7 15 (16.67%) Clustering
8 14 (15.56%) SQL
9 13 (14.44%) Unix
9 13 (14.44%) J2EE
9 13 (14.44%) JavaScript
9 13 (14.44%) Python
9 13 (14.44%) Multithreading
9 13 (14.44%) Docker
10 12 (13.33%) NoSQL
10 12 (13.33%) Degree
10 12 (13.33%) Load Balancing
10 12 (13.33%) Oracle
10 12 (13.33%) ASP.NET
11 11 (12.22%) Perl
11 11 (12.22%) Jenkins
12 10 (11.11%) GitHub
12 10 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
12 10 (11.11%) Node.js
12 10 (11.11%) Angular 2
13 9 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 8 (8.89%) Apache
1 8 (8.89%) Tomcat
1 8 (8.89%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.33%) NServiceBus
4 2 (2.22%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.11%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (1.11%) SAP MDG
2 1 (1.11%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.11%) GitHub
2 8 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.78%) IaaS
4 6 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.22%) Office 365
5 2 (2.22%) SaaS
6 1 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.11%) PaaS
6 1 (1.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.22%) Wireless
2 17 (18.89%) Internet
3 7 (7.78%) SMS
4 2 (2.22%) AMQP
4 2 (2.22%) DNS
4 2 (2.22%) HTTP
4 2 (2.22%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.22%) IPv6
4 2 (2.22%) LAN
4 2 (2.22%) Skype
4 2 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 7 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.33%) MySQL
6 3 (3.33%) Neo4j
6 3 (3.33%) Redis
7 2 (2.22%) Blockchain
7 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.11%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.11%) Big Data
8 1 (1.11%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.11%) Spotfire
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (12.22%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.89%) Selenium
3 5 (5.56%) AppVeyor
3 5 (5.56%) JIRA
3 5 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (5.56%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.33%) PhantomJS
5 1 (1.11%) ERwin
5 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.11%) AngularJS
2 16 (17.78%) .NET
3 13 (14.44%) J2EE
4 12 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 10 (11.11%) Angular 2
5 10 (11.11%) Node.js
6 9 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (10.00%) J2SE
6 9 (10.00%) Web Services
7 8 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (5.56%) HTML
8 5 (5.56%) RESTful
9 4 (4.44%) CSS
9 4 (4.44%) Ember.js
9 4 (4.44%) HTML5
9 4 (4.44%) React
9 4 (4.44%) Spring
9 4 (4.44%) WCF
9 4 (4.44%) XML
9 4 (4.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) Clustering
2 10 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (5.56%) Fintech
3 5 (5.56%) iPad
3 5 (5.56%) VHDL
4 4 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.44%) Private Cloud
4 4 (4.44%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.33%) Social Media
5 3 (3.33%) Social Network
6 2 (2.22%) PKI
7 1 (1.11%) Bitcoin
7 1 (1.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.11%) Linux
2 13 (14.44%) Unix
3 8 (8.89%) Oracle Linux
3 8 (8.89%) Solaris
4 6 (6.67%) CentOS
4 6 (6.67%) Debian
4 6 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.22%) Android
5 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.22%) Windows
5 2 (2.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.22%) Project Management
3 15 (16.67%) Scrum
4 13 (14.44%) Multithreading
5 12 (13.33%) Load Balancing
6 9 (10.00%) MVC
6 9 (10.00%) OO
7 8 (8.89%) OOA/OOD
7 8 (8.89%) OWASP
7 8 (8.89%) Performance Analysis
7 8 (8.89%) Software Engineering
7 8 (8.89%) Test Automation
7 8 (8.89%) UML
8 7 (7.78%) DevOps
8 7 (7.78%) Software Architecture
9 6 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (6.67%) Mathematics
9 6 (6.67%) Microservices
10 5 (5.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.22%) Java
2 18 (20.00%) C#
3 14 (15.56%) SQL
4 13 (14.44%) JavaScript
4 13 (14.44%) Python
5 11 (12.22%) Perl
6 7 (7.78%) Bash Shell
7 6 (6.67%) PHP
8 4 (4.44%) Go
8 4 (4.44%) Haskell
8 4 (4.44%) Scala
8 4 (4.44%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.22%) C
9 2 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) Degree
2 8 (8.89%) CCNA
2 8 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.22%) CCNP
4 2 (2.22%) MCSE
4 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (14.44%) Docker
2 6 (6.67%) LXC
3 2 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) Ansible
2 8 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (8.89%) Puppet
3 6 (6.67%) Grafana
3 6 (6.67%) Graphite
3 6 (6.67%) Graylog
3 6 (6.67%) Kibana
3 6 (6.67%) logstash
3 6 (6.67%) Munin
3 6 (6.67%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.11%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.11%) Packer
Vendors
1 12 (13.33%) Oracle
2 8 (8.89%) Sun
3 6 (6.67%) Splunk
4 5 (5.56%) Xilinx
5 4 (4.44%) Cognizant
6 2 (2.22%) Citrix
7 1 (1.11%) Google
7 1 (1.11%) Informatica
7 1 (1.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.11%) SAP
7 1 (1.11%) Talend
7 1 (1.11%) WorldPay