Period
to 18 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 110 70
Rank change year-on-year -13 -40 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 19 79 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.94% 2.45% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 2.52% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11 61 56
Cambridge median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75% +28.00%
10th Percentile £46,750 £53,750 £55,625
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £98,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £66,750
% change year-on-year +7.69% -2.62% +11.25%

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 1,952 3,140 2,244
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 97.39% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,491 2,374 1,873
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,125 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in Cambridge

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

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

1 6 (31.58%) IT Strategy
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (26.32%) Machine Learning
3 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
4 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Bioinformatics
4 3 (15.79%) Embedded C
4 3 (15.79%) DNA
4 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.79%) SOA
4 3 (15.79%) C
4 3 (15.79%) SAP
4 3 (15.79%) Data Management
4 3 (15.79%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (15.79%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Informatics
4 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
4 3 (15.79%) Biology
4 3 (15.79%) Life Science
4 3 (15.79%) Data Governance
4 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
4 3 (15.79%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (15.79%) Reference Data
4 3 (15.79%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (15.79%) Software-Defined Networking
4 3 (15.79%) Disruptive Innovation
4 3 (15.79%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 3 (15.79%) Logical Data Model

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 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Hudson
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Life Science
1 3 (15.79%) Reference Data
1 3 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Fintech
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) IT Strategy
2 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (26.32%) Machine Learning
3 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
4 3 (15.79%) Bioinformatics
4 3 (15.79%) Biology
4 3 (15.79%) Conceptual Models
4 3 (15.79%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Data Governance
4 3 (15.79%) Data Management
4 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.79%) Disruptive Innovation
4 3 (15.79%) DNA
4 3 (15.79%) Informatics
4 3 (15.79%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
4 3 (15.79%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (15.79%) SOA
4 3 (15.79%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C
1 3 (15.79%) Embedded C
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Master's Degree
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) COBIT
1 1 (5.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Lustre
2 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Automation Anywhere
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) WorldPay