Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 94 55
Rank change year-on-year +4 -39 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 127 113 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.11% 3.01% 4.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.23% 3.11% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 57 80 157
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £47,500 £52,375 £47,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £80,000
East of England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -3.70%

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 3,932 3,638 3,916
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.91% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,588 2,768 3,179
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,200
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.88%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +20 72 £65,000 +15.56% 5
Cambridge -28 48 £75,000 +11.11% 19
Huntingdon +1 2 £55,000 -
Architect
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 36 (28.35%) Docker
2 31 (24.41%) Mentoring
3 30 (23.62%) Security Architecture
4 29 (22.83%) MongoDB
5 28 (22.05%) Amazon AWS
6 26 (20.47%) .NET
7 24 (18.90%) Microsoft
7 24 (18.90%) Node.js
7 24 (18.90%) Microservices
7 24 (18.90%) .NET Core
8 23 (18.11%) Xbox
8 23 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (17.32%) Linux
9 22 (17.32%) Coaching
9 22 (17.32%) Microsoft Azure
10 20 (15.75%) SQL Server
10 20 (15.75%) Open Source
10 20 (15.75%) Machine Learning
11 19 (14.96%) Cybersecurity
11 19 (14.96%) C#
12 18 (14.17%) TOGAF
12 18 (14.17%) Prototyping
13 17 (13.39%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (13.39%) Data Modelling
14 16 (12.60%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (12.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (12.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (12.60%) Analytics
14 16 (12.60%) Power BI
15 15 (11.81%) Microsoft Power View

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 (8.66%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (7.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (5.51%) Apache Spark
3 7 (5.51%) OpenStack
4 5 (3.94%) ArcGIS
4 5 (3.94%) ArcSDE
4 5 (3.94%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.79%) CMS
5 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (11.81%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (8.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 9 (7.09%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.79%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 28 (22.05%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (17.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (10.24%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (6.30%) Office 365
5 6 (4.72%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (4.72%) IaaS
6 5 (3.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (3.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.57%) PaaS
8 2 (1.57%) SaaS
9 1 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.24%) Firewall
2 11 (8.66%) LAN
2 11 (8.66%) WAN
3 5 (3.94%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.79%) Broadband
4 1 (0.79%) FTP
4 1 (0.79%) Network Security
4 1 (0.79%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.83%) MongoDB
2 20 (15.75%) SQL Server
3 17 (13.39%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (12.60%) Power BI
4 16 (12.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (12.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (11.81%) Microsoft Power View
5 15 (11.81%) PowerPivot
5 15 (11.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (6.30%) Big Data
7 5 (3.94%) GIS
8 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.79%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.30%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.79%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 13 (10.24%) Finance
1 13 (10.24%) Retail
2 10 (7.87%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.79%) Advertising
3 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.79%) Automotive
3 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.47%) .NET
2 24 (18.90%) .NET Core
2 24 (18.90%) Node.js
3 15 (11.81%) Web Services
4 11 (8.66%) Middleware
5 4 (3.15%) OpenGL
5 4 (3.15%) TensorFlow
6 2 (1.57%) React
7 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.79%) J2EE
7 1 (0.79%) J2SE
7 1 (0.79%) MFC
7 1 (0.79%) WinForms
7 1 (0.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.11%) Xbox
2 13 (10.24%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.87%) Algorithms
4 8 (6.30%) Data Centre
4 8 (6.30%) Public Cloud
4 8 (6.30%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (5.51%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (4.72%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.94%) GPGPU
8 4 (3.15%) CUDA
9 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.36%) Fintech
10 2 (1.57%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.32%) Linux
2 5 (3.94%) Mac OS
2 5 (3.94%) Mac OS X
2 5 (3.94%) Solaris
3 4 (3.15%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (2.36%) Unix
4 3 (2.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.41%) Mentoring
2 30 (23.62%) Security Architecture
3 24 (18.90%) Microservices
4 23 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (17.32%) Coaching
6 20 (15.75%) Machine Learning
6 20 (15.75%) Open Source
7 19 (14.96%) Cybersecurity
8 18 (14.17%) Prototyping
8 18 (14.17%) TOGAF
9 17 (13.39%) Data Modelling
10 16 (12.60%) Analytics
10 16 (12.60%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (11.81%) Software Engineering
12 12 (9.45%) Artificial Intelligence
12 12 (9.45%) ETL
12 12 (9.45%) GAP Analysis
12 12 (9.45%) SABSA
13 11 (8.66%) Mathematics
13 11 (8.66%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.96%) C#
2 7 (5.51%) C++
3 6 (4.72%) C
4 4 (3.15%) Embedded C
4 4 (3.15%) Embedded C++
4 4 (3.15%) Java
4 4 (3.15%) MATLAB
5 3 (2.36%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.36%) SQL
6 2 (1.57%) Python
7 1 (0.79%) Ada
7 1 (0.79%) R
7 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (11.02%) CISSP
2 11 (8.66%) CEH
2 11 (8.66%) CISM
2 11 (8.66%) CREST Certified
2 11 (8.66%) GIAC
3 8 (6.30%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.72%) Degree
5 5 (3.94%) CCNA
6 3 (2.36%) CCIE
6 3 (2.36%) CCNP
6 3 (2.36%) CCSP
6 3 (2.36%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.57%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.79%) CCIE Security
8 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.79%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.79%) SANS
8 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.79%) VCAP
8 1 (0.79%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.79%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.79%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 36 (28.35%) Docker
2 7 (5.51%) KVM
2 7 (5.51%) QEMU
3 5 (3.94%) LXC
3 5 (3.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (3.94%) Grafana
1 5 (3.94%) Graphite
1 5 (3.94%) Graylog
1 5 (3.94%) Kibana
1 5 (3.94%) logstash
2 1 (0.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (18.90%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.02%) Oracle
3 12 (9.45%) Cognos
4 11 (8.66%) Informatica
4 11 (8.66%) Talend
5 9 (7.09%) Hyperion
6 7 (5.51%) Cisco
7 5 (3.94%) ESRI
7 5 (3.94%) Google
7 5 (3.94%) Splunk
8 4 (3.15%) VMware
9 2 (1.57%) Citrix
9 2 (1.57%) NetApp
10 1 (0.79%) Capita
10 1 (0.79%) Dell
10 1 (0.79%) IBM
10 1 (0.79%) Intel
10 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.79%) SAP
10 1 (0.79%) Tableau