The median annual salary for a Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 77 55 70
Rank change year-on-year -22 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 28 59 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.35% 4.04% 3.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 4.14% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 18 57 32
Median salary £80,000 £60,000 £71,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,456 £56,510
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £80,000 £99,500
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 Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1134 1424 1409
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.37% 97.60% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 853 1116 1145
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Cambridge

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cambridge region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 24 (38.10%) Finance
1 24 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.98%) Project Management
3 15 (23.81%) IT Strategy
3 15 (23.81%) SAP
3 15 (23.81%) ERP
4 14 (22.22%) Linux
4 14 (22.22%) Java
5 13 (20.63%) Enterprise Architecture
5 13 (20.63%) Degree
6 11 (17.46%) Unix
7 10 (15.87%) OO
7 10 (15.87%) UML
7 10 (15.87%) SQL
7 10 (15.87%) SharePoint
7 10 (15.87%) Business Analysis
7 10 (15.87%) Telecoms
8 9 (14.29%) ETL
8 9 (14.29%) Internet
8 9 (14.29%) Business Process Analysis
8 9 (14.29%) Service Design
8 9 (14.29%) Network Security
9 8 (12.70%) OWASP
9 8 (12.70%) Load Balancing
9 8 (12.70%) Multithreading
9 8 (12.70%) Oracle Linux
9 8 (12.70%) Performance Analysis
9 8 (12.70%) Sun
9 8 (12.70%) Solaris
9 8 (12.70%) J2EE

Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 10 (15.87%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.70%) Apache
2 8 (12.70%) Tomcat
2 8 (12.70%) WebLogic
3 5 (7.94%) NetWeaver
4 4 (6.35%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.59%) Confluence
5 1 (1.59%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) SAP ERP
2 4 (6.35%) SAP CO
2 4 (6.35%) SAP FI
2 4 (6.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (4.76%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.59%) GitHub
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) Internet
1 9 (14.29%) Network Security
2 5 (7.94%) Firewall
3 3 (4.76%) LAN
3 3 (4.76%) SAN
3 3 (4.76%) WAN
4 2 (3.17%) 3GPP
4 2 (3.17%) ATM
4 2 (3.17%) DHCP
4 2 (3.17%) DNS
4 2 (3.17%) LTE
4 2 (3.17%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (3.17%) RANAP
4 2 (3.17%) RTP
4 2 (3.17%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (3.17%) SS7
4 2 (3.17%) SSH
4 2 (3.17%) UTRAN
4 2 (3.17%) Wireless
5 1 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) SAP HANA
2 2 (3.17%) Big Data
2 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.59%) HBase
3 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.59%) Parquet
3 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) GCC
2 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.59%) JIRA
2 1 (1.59%) Moq
2 1 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.59%) Selenium
2 1 (1.59%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (38.10%) Finance
2 10 (15.87%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (6.35%) Publishing
5 3 (4.76%) Billing
5 3 (4.76%) Legal
6 2 (3.17%) Banking
7 1 (1.59%) Automotive
7 1 (1.59%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) J2EE
1 8 (12.70%) J2SE
2 6 (9.52%) REST
3 5 (7.94%) .NET
3 5 (7.94%) HTML
4 4 (6.35%) CSS
4 4 (6.35%) LLVM
5 2 (3.17%) OpenCL
5 2 (3.17%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.59%) HTML5
6 1 (1.59%) HTML5 Canvas
6 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Clustering
2 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.35%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.59%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.59%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.22%) Linux
2 11 (17.46%) Unix
3 8 (12.70%) Oracle Linux
3 8 (12.70%) Solaris
4 3 (4.76%) Windows
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.98%) Project Management
3 15 (23.81%) ERP
3 15 (23.81%) IT Strategy
4 13 (20.63%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (15.87%) Business Analysis
5 10 (15.87%) OO
5 10 (15.87%) UML
6 9 (14.29%) Business Process Analysis
6 9 (14.29%) ETL
6 9 (14.29%) Service Design
7 8 (12.70%) Load Balancing
7 8 (12.70%) Migration
7 8 (12.70%) Multithreading
7 8 (12.70%) OOA/OOD
7 8 (12.70%) OWASP
7 8 (12.70%) Performance Analysis
7 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
8 7 (11.11%) ITIL
8 7 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.22%) Java
2 10 (15.87%) SQL
3 5 (7.94%) C#
4 4 (6.35%) PHP
5 2 (3.17%) C
6 1 (1.59%) ABAP
6 1 (1.59%) C++
6 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) ACCA
2 3 (4.76%) PMP
2 3 (4.76%) SAP Certification
3 2 (3.17%) PhD
4 1 (1.59%) CCIE
4 1 (1.59%) CISA
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.59%) CISSP
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Docker
1 4 (6.35%) QEMU
1 4 (6.35%) Xen
2 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.17%) KVM
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) SAP
2 8 (12.70%) Oracle
2 8 (12.70%) Sun
3 5 (7.94%) Cognizant
4 3 (4.76%) Citrix
4 3 (4.76%) Intel
4 3 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (1.59%) Blackboard
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
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