Period
to 20 February 2019

The median annual salary for an Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

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
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 96 71
Rank change year-on-year -6 -25 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 76 136 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.47% 3.12% 3.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 3.21% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 48 103 66
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £50,875 £47,500 £51,875
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £98,750
East of England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -0.71% +8.46%

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 2,984 4,238 3,194
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.91% 97.16% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2,172 3,168 2,601
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +2.27%

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019. 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 -3 52 £75,000 - 6
Cambridge -26 14 £75,000 +15.38% 12
Huntingdon 0 2 - - 3
Architect
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 20 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (21.05%) Microservices
2 16 (21.05%) Self-Motivation
2 16 (21.05%) CISSP
2 16 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
4 14 (18.42%) ISSAP
4 14 (18.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 13 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (17.11%) Security Architecture
5 13 (17.11%) TOGAF
6 12 (15.79%) Finance
7 11 (14.47%) E-Commerce
7 11 (14.47%) SABSA
7 11 (14.47%) Cloud Native
8 10 (13.16%) Cisco
8 10 (13.16%) CESG
9 9 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (11.84%) Java
9 9 (11.84%) Decision-Making
10 8 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (10.53%) Cognizant
10 8 (10.53%) Migration
11 7 (9.21%) Information Security
11 7 (9.21%) Degree
11 7 (9.21%) Xamarin
11 7 (9.21%) SaaS
12 6 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (7.89%) AngularJS
12 6 (7.89%) Node.js

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 4 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.32%) IBM Connections
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (9.21%) SaaS
4 4 (5.26%) GitHub
4 4 (5.26%) OpenShift
4 4 (5.26%) PaaS
5 3 (3.95%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.63%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (2.63%) Office 365
6 2 (2.63%) Serverless
7 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.32%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) DNS
1 6 (7.89%) Internet
2 4 (5.26%) Firewall
3 3 (3.95%) Network Security
3 3 (3.95%) SNMP
4 2 (2.63%) BGP
4 2 (2.63%) EIGRP
4 2 (2.63%) HSRP
4 2 (2.63%) OSPF
4 2 (2.63%) PPP
4 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.63%) VLAN
4 2 (2.63%) VoIP
4 2 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.32%) LAN
5 1 (1.32%) WAN
5 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 4 (5.26%) MySQL
1 4 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.32%) Big Data
2 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Selenium
2 4 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.26%) Maven
2 4 (5.26%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.32%) Hudson
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Advertising
3 5 (6.58%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) AngularJS
1 6 (7.89%) Node.js
1 6 (7.89%) React
2 4 (5.26%) .NET
2 4 (5.26%) CSS
2 4 (5.26%) HTML
2 4 (5.26%) jQuery
2 4 (5.26%) Kafka
2 4 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (5.26%) RESTful
2 4 (5.26%) Spring
2 4 (5.26%) Spring Boot
2 4 (5.26%) Spring Cloud
3 2 (2.63%) CNTK
3 2 (2.63%) MXNet
3 2 (2.63%) scikit-learn
3 2 (2.63%) TensorFlow
4 1 (1.32%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (14.47%) Cloud Native
3 10 (13.16%) CESG
4 8 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (7.89%) Data Centre
6 4 (5.26%) Renewable Energy
6 4 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.63%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.63%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.32%) Fintech
8 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.32%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) Linux
3 2 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) Microservices
2 13 (17.11%) Security Architecture
2 13 (17.11%) TOGAF
3 11 (14.47%) E-Commerce
3 11 (14.47%) SABSA
4 9 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.84%) Decision-Making
5 8 (10.53%) Migration
6 7 (9.21%) Information Security
7 6 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (7.89%) TDD
8 5 (6.58%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (5.26%) Build Automation
9 4 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.26%) Machine Learning
9 4 (5.26%) Multithreading
9 4 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (5.26%) Performance Testing
9 4 (5.26%) Refactoring
9 4 (5.26%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.84%) Java
2 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.95%) Python
4 3 (3.95%) SQL
5 2 (2.63%) C
5 2 (2.63%) C#
5 2 (2.63%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.32%) Groovy
6 1 (1.32%) PHP
6 1 (1.32%) Ruby
6 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (21.05%) CISSP
2 14 (18.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 14 (18.42%) ISSAP
3 7 (9.21%) Degree
4 6 (7.89%) CCIE
4 6 (7.89%) CCNP
4 6 (7.89%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.26%) CCIE Security
5 4 (5.26%) CCSP
5 4 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (5.26%) CSSLP
5 4 (5.26%) GCWN
5 4 (5.26%) ISSEP
5 4 (5.26%) RHCE
5 4 (5.26%) SANS
5 4 (5.26%) SSCP
5 4 (5.26%) VCAP
5 4 (5.26%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) COBIT
1 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.32%) GDPR
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) Docker
1 5 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Ansible
1 5 (6.58%) Puppet
2 4 (5.26%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.16%) Cisco
3 8 (10.53%) Cognizant
4 7 (9.21%) Xamarin
5 5 (6.58%) VMware
6 4 (5.26%) Oracle
6 4 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.63%) Google
8 1 (1.32%) Automation Anywhere
8 1 (1.32%) Citrix
8 1 (1.32%) IBM
8 1 (1.32%) WorldPay