Period
to 19 July 2019

The median annual salary for an Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 128 98
Rank change year-on-year +32 -30 -32
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 24 48 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.55% 1.71% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.77% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 15 31 59
Cambridge median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +11.11% +8.00%
10th Percentile £60,500 £47,500 £52,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £95,000 £87,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% +12.50%

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 1,458 2,717 2,629
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.19% 96.55% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,020 1,881 1,988
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £71,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 19 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Architect in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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 11 (45.83%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (29.17%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) Information Management
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle
4 5 (20.83%) Information Architecture
4 5 (20.83%) Project Governance
4 5 (20.83%) Big Data
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (20.83%) Data Transformation
4 5 (20.83%) Coaching
4 5 (20.83%) Data Lake
5 4 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (16.67%) Open Source
5 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (16.67%) Service Management
5 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (12.50%) Change Management
6 3 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) Degree
6 3 (12.50%) GIS
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.50%) Web Services
6 3 (12.50%) C
6 3 (12.50%) Linux

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 2 (8.33%) ArcGIS
1 2 (8.33%) ArcSDE
1 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (8.33%) GeoServer
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 11 (45.83%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.50%) SaaS
4 2 (8.33%) IaaS
4 2 (8.33%) PaaS
5 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Big Data
1 5 (20.83%) Data Lake
2 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.50%) GIS
4 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.33%) GoCD
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 6 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) Java EE
2 2 (8.33%) LLVM
2 2 (8.33%) OpenGL
2 2 (8.33%) OpenGL ES
2 2 (8.33%) RESTful
2 2 (8.33%) Vulkan
3 1 (4.17%) J2EE
3 1 (4.17%) JSON
3 1 (4.17%) Kafka
3 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (12.50%) Virtual Team
3 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.17%) Life Science
4 1 (4.17%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Coaching
2 5 (20.83%) Data Transformation
2 5 (20.83%) Information Architecture
2 5 (20.83%) Information Management
2 5 (20.83%) Project Governance
3 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (16.67%) Open Source
3 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (16.67%) Service Management
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) SDLC
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.50%) UML
5 2 (8.33%) Android Development
5 2 (8.33%) Microservices
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) C
2 3 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) ESRI
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) MuleSoft
4 1 (4.17%) WSO2