Period
to 21 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

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

Architect
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 100 55
Rank change year-on-year +40 -45 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 169 105 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.49% 2.85% 4.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.67% 2.93% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 77 72 112
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £62,500 £51,500 £48,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,000 £80,000
East of England median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 3,618 3,586 3,532
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 97.47% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,381 2,770 2,926
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,625 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Cambridgeshire

Architect
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Architect in Cambridgeshire

Architect
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in Cambridgeshire

Architect
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +28 126 £70,000 +3.70% 6
Cambridge -6 38 £95,000 +46.15% 14
Huntingdon 0 1 - - 1
Architect
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 41 (24.26%) Microsoft
1 41 (24.26%) Security Architecture
2 37 (21.89%) CISSP
3 36 (21.30%) Mentoring
4 35 (20.71%) Microservices
5 34 (20.12%) Docker
6 32 (18.93%) Coaching
7 31 (18.34%) Node.js
7 31 (18.34%) MongoDB
7 31 (18.34%) Retail
8 30 (17.75%) .NET
9 28 (16.57%) Firewall
9 28 (16.57%) Microsoft Azure
10 27 (15.98%) .NET Core
11 26 (15.38%) Finance
12 25 (14.79%) Self-Motivation
13 24 (14.20%) Data Centre
14 23 (13.61%) SIEM
14 23 (13.61%) TOGAF
14 23 (13.61%) Cisco
14 23 (13.61%) Prototyping
14 23 (13.61%) Security Operations
15 22 (13.02%) Security Operations Centre
15 22 (13.02%) Data Loss Prevention
15 22 (13.02%) Event Correlation
15 22 (13.02%) Cybersecurity
16 21 (12.43%) Computer Security
16 21 (12.43%) Cisco Certification
16 21 (12.43%) Risk Management
16 21 (12.43%) Security Management

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 11 (6.51%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (5.92%) OpenStack
3 9 (5.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (2.37%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.59%) CMS
5 1 (0.59%) IBM Connections
5 1 (0.59%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (8.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (6.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 9 (5.33%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (1.78%) SAP MDG
4 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (16.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (9.47%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.33%) SaaS
4 8 (4.73%) Office 365
5 7 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (3.55%) Azure Data Factory
6 6 (3.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (3.55%) PaaS
7 4 (2.37%) GitHub
7 4 (2.37%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.18%) Serverless
9 1 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.59%) G Suite
9 1 (0.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.57%) Firewall
2 12 (7.10%) LAN
2 12 (7.10%) WAN
3 5 (2.96%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (1.78%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.59%) FTP
5 1 (0.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.34%) MongoDB
2 17 (10.06%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (10.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (8.88%) Microsoft Power View
3 15 (8.88%) Power BI
3 15 (8.88%) PowerPivot
3 15 (8.88%) SQL Server
3 15 (8.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 15 (8.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.37%) MySQL
4 4 (2.37%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.78%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.73%) Bugzilla
2 4 (2.37%) Cucumber
2 4 (2.37%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.37%) Maven
2 4 (2.37%) Selenium
2 4 (2.37%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.59%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 31 (18.34%) Retail
2 26 (15.38%) Finance
3 10 (5.92%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.18%) Advertising
5 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.59%) Automotive
5 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (18.34%) Node.js
2 30 (17.75%) .NET
3 27 (15.98%) .NET Core
4 11 (6.51%) Middleware
5 4 (2.37%) AngularJS
5 4 (2.37%) CSS
5 4 (2.37%) HTML
5 4 (2.37%) jQuery
5 4 (2.37%) OpenGL
5 4 (2.37%) React
5 4 (2.37%) Spring
5 4 (2.37%) Spring Boot
5 4 (2.37%) Spring Cloud
5 4 (2.37%) TensorFlow
6 2 (1.18%) Web Services
7 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.59%) J2EE
7 1 (0.59%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.79%) Self-Motivation
2 24 (14.20%) Data Centre
3 22 (13.02%) Security Operations Centre
4 20 (11.83%) Xbox
5 11 (6.51%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.14%) Cloud Native
6 7 (4.14%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.96%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.37%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.37%) CUDA
8 4 (2.37%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.78%) CESG
9 3 (1.78%) Life Science
9 3 (1.78%) Reference Data
10 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.59%) Fintech
11 1 (0.59%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.24%) Linux
2 6 (3.55%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (1.78%) Unix
4 2 (1.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (24.26%) Security Architecture
2 36 (21.30%) Mentoring
3 35 (20.71%) Microservices
4 32 (18.93%) Coaching
5 23 (13.61%) Prototyping
5 23 (13.61%) Security Operations
5 23 (13.61%) SIEM
5 23 (13.61%) TOGAF
6 22 (13.02%) Cybersecurity
6 22 (13.02%) Data Loss Prevention
6 22 (13.02%) Event Correlation
7 21 (12.43%) Computer Security
7 21 (12.43%) Risk Management
7 21 (12.43%) Security Management
8 19 (11.24%) Penetration Testing
8 19 (11.24%) Software Engineering
9 18 (10.65%) Data Modelling
10 17 (10.06%) Creative Thinking
11 16 (9.47%) Analytics
11 16 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.28%) C#
2 7 (4.14%) C
3 6 (3.55%) Embedded C
3 6 (3.55%) Java
4 5 (2.96%) C++
4 5 (2.96%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.37%) Embedded C++
5 4 (2.37%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.18%) SQL
6 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.59%) Ada
7 1 (0.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (21.89%) CISSP
2 21 (12.43%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (11.83%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 20 (11.83%) ISSAP
4 18 (10.65%) CCIE
4 18 (10.65%) CCNP
4 18 (10.65%) CCSP
5 17 (10.06%) CCIE Security
5 17 (10.06%) CSSLP
5 17 (10.06%) GCWN
5 17 (10.06%) ISSEP
5 17 (10.06%) MCSE
5 17 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (10.06%) RHCA
5 17 (10.06%) RHCE
5 17 (10.06%) SANS
5 17 (10.06%) SSCP
5 17 (10.06%) VCAP
5 17 (10.06%) VCDX
5 17 (10.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.18%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.18%) GCP
2 1 (0.59%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.59%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 34 (20.12%) Docker
2 18 (10.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.14%) KVM
3 7 (4.14%) QEMU
4 3 (1.78%) Lustre
5 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (4.14%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.37%) Ansible
2 4 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (24.26%) Microsoft
2 23 (13.61%) Cisco
3 20 (11.83%) VMware
4 17 (10.06%) Red Hat
5 13 (7.69%) Oracle
6 11 (6.51%) Cognos
6 11 (6.51%) Informatica
6 11 (6.51%) Talend
7 9 (5.33%) Hyperion
8 7 (4.14%) Xamarin
9 6 (3.55%) Google
10 4 (2.37%) Cognizant
11 3 (1.78%) SAP
12 2 (1.18%) Citrix
12 2 (1.18%) IBM
13 1 (0.59%) Dell
13 1 (0.59%) Intel
13 1 (0.59%) NetApp
13 1 (0.59%) Veeam
13 1 (0.59%) WorldPay