Period
to 13 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 90 61
Rank change year-on-year +32 -29 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 151 130 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.69% 3.16% 4.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.85% 3.24% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 73 94 88
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £52,000 £53,750 £49,475
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £92,500
East of England median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
% 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 3,113 4,009 3,386
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 97.47% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2,252 3,082 2,811
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +33 114 £70,000 +19.66% 3
Cambridge -17 29 £70,000 +7.69% 21
Architect
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 38 (25.17%) CISSP
2 37 (24.50%) Microsoft
3 36 (23.84%) Security Architecture
4 32 (21.19%) Retail
5 31 (20.53%) Finance
6 30 (19.87%) Microservices
7 28 (18.54%) Cisco
8 26 (17.22%) Firewall
8 26 (17.22%) Node.js
9 25 (16.56%) .NET
9 25 (16.56%) Self-Motivation
10 24 (15.89%) MongoDB
11 23 (15.23%) Cybersecurity
11 23 (15.23%) Docker
11 23 (15.23%) Cisco Certification
11 23 (15.23%) Data Centre
12 22 (14.57%) Mentoring
13 21 (13.91%) TOGAF
13 21 (13.91%) SIEM
13 21 (13.91%) ISSAP
13 21 (13.91%) Coaching
13 21 (13.91%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 21 (13.91%) Security Operations
14 20 (13.25%) Security Operations Centre
14 20 (13.25%) Data Loss Prevention
14 20 (13.25%) Event Correlation
14 20 (13.25%) .NET Core
14 20 (13.25%) Computer Security
14 20 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
14 20 (13.25%) 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 7 (4.64%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (3.31%) OpenStack
2 5 (3.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.65%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.66%) CMS
4 1 (0.66%) IBM Connections
4 1 (0.66%) IIS
4 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (5.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (3.31%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (1.99%) SAP MDG
4 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.30%) SaaS
4 5 (3.31%) Office 365
4 5 (3.31%) PaaS
5 4 (2.65%) GitHub
5 4 (2.65%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.99%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (1.99%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.32%) Serverless
8 1 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.66%) G Suite
8 1 (0.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (17.22%) Firewall
2 12 (7.95%) LAN
2 12 (7.95%) WAN
3 5 (3.31%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (3.31%) DNS
4 3 (1.99%) Network Security
4 3 (1.99%) SNMP
4 3 (1.99%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (1.32%) BGP
5 2 (1.32%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.32%) HSRP
5 2 (1.32%) OSPF
5 2 (1.32%) PPP
5 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.32%) VLAN
5 2 (1.32%) VoIP
5 2 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.66%) FTP
6 1 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.89%) MongoDB
2 10 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (6.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (5.30%) Microsoft Power View
3 8 (5.30%) Power BI
3 8 (5.30%) PowerPivot
3 8 (5.30%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (5.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.65%) MySQL
4 4 (2.65%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.99%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.66%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Selenium
2 4 (2.65%) Cucumber
2 4 (2.65%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.65%) Maven
2 4 (2.65%) SonarQube
3 3 (1.99%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.66%) Hudson
4 1 (0.66%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 32 (21.19%) Retail
2 31 (20.53%) Finance
3 5 (3.31%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.66%) Automotive
5 1 (0.66%) Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.22%) Node.js
2 25 (16.56%) .NET
3 20 (13.25%) .NET Core
4 7 (4.64%) Middleware
5 6 (3.97%) AngularJS
5 6 (3.97%) React
6 4 (2.65%) CSS
6 4 (2.65%) HTML
6 4 (2.65%) jQuery
6 4 (2.65%) Spring
6 4 (2.65%) Spring Boot
6 4 (2.65%) Spring Cloud
7 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.66%) J2EE
7 1 (0.66%) J2SE
7 1 (0.66%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.56%) Self-Motivation
2 23 (15.23%) Data Centre
3 20 (13.25%) Security Operations Centre
4 13 (8.61%) Xbox
5 10 (6.62%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (5.30%) Cloud Native
7 6 (3.97%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.65%) CESG
8 4 (2.65%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.99%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.99%) Life Science
9 3 (1.99%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.99%) Reference Data
10 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.32%) Fintech
11 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.66%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.62%) Linux
2 5 (3.31%) Windows
3 3 (1.99%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (23.84%) Security Architecture
2 30 (19.87%) Microservices
3 23 (15.23%) Cybersecurity
4 22 (14.57%) Mentoring
5 21 (13.91%) Coaching
5 21 (13.91%) Security Operations
5 21 (13.91%) SIEM
5 21 (13.91%) TOGAF
6 20 (13.25%) Computer Security
6 20 (13.25%) Data Loss Prevention
6 20 (13.25%) Event Correlation
6 20 (13.25%) Risk Management
6 20 (13.25%) Security Management
7 19 (12.58%) Penetration Testing
8 17 (11.26%) SABSA
9 15 (9.93%) Information Security
10 14 (9.27%) Prototyping
11 13 (8.61%) GAP Analysis
12 12 (7.95%) Data Modelling
12 12 (7.95%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.27%) C#
2 7 (4.64%) Java
2 7 (4.64%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.65%) C
4 3 (1.99%) Embedded C
4 3 (1.99%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.32%) SQL
5 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.66%) Ada
6 1 (0.66%) C++
6 1 (0.66%) Groovy
6 1 (0.66%) PHP
6 1 (0.66%) Python
6 1 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (25.17%) CISSP
2 23 (15.23%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (13.91%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 21 (13.91%) ISSAP
4 19 (12.58%) CCIE
4 19 (12.58%) CCNP
4 19 (12.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (11.26%) CCSP
5 17 (11.26%) CISM
5 17 (11.26%) CSSLP
5 17 (11.26%) GCWN
5 17 (11.26%) ISSEP
5 17 (11.26%) MCSE
5 17 (11.26%) RHCA
5 17 (11.26%) RHCE
5 17 (11.26%) SANS
5 17 (11.26%) SSCP
5 17 (11.26%) VCAP
5 17 (11.26%) VCDX
5 17 (11.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.66%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.66%) GDPR
2 1 (0.66%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 23 (15.23%) Docker
2 18 (11.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.99%) Lustre
4 2 (1.32%) KVM
4 2 (1.32%) QEMU
5 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (4.64%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.31%) Ansible
2 5 (3.31%) Puppet
3 4 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (24.50%) Microsoft
2 28 (18.54%) Cisco
3 19 (12.58%) VMware
4 17 (11.26%) Red Hat
5 9 (5.96%) Oracle
6 7 (4.64%) Cognos
6 7 (4.64%) Informatica
6 7 (4.64%) Talend
6 7 (4.64%) Xamarin
7 6 (3.97%) Cognizant
8 5 (3.31%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.99%) SAP
10 2 (1.32%) Google
10 2 (1.32%) IBM
10 2 (1.32%) WorldPay
11 1 (0.66%) Automation Anywhere
11 1 (0.66%) Citrix
11 1 (0.66%) Dell
11 1 (0.66%) Intel
11 1 (0.66%) Veeam