Period
to 24 May 2020

The median annual salary for an Architect was £73,600 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

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

Architect
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 54 64
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 118 182 218
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.73% 4.50% 4.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.90% 4.65% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 81 132 191
Median annual salary £73,600 £67,250 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.44% -10.33% +12.36%
10th Percentile £52,500 £46,791 £50,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £90,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +6.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 2,407 3,911 4,914
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.43% 96.62% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,973 2,920 4,152
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,050 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in the East Midlands

Architect
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Architect in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Architect in the East Midlands

Architect
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Architect in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Architect in the East Midlands

Architect
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 May 2020. 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
Nottinghamshire +4 51 £80,000 +14.29% 2
Northamptonshire -6 36 £77,500 +15.67% 1
Leicestershire +56 24 £69,000 -1.43% 2
Derbyshire +6 6 £62,500 -21.88% 3
Architect
England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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 East Midlands region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 57 (48.31%) Azure
2 42 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (24.58%) Degree
4 28 (23.73%) TOGAF
4 28 (23.73%) PaaS
4 28 (23.73%) DevOps
5 27 (22.88%) AWS
6 24 (20.34%) Analytics
7 23 (19.49%) Data Analysis
8 21 (17.80%) Software Engineering
9 20 (16.95%) Computer Science
10 18 (15.25%) Microsoft
10 18 (15.25%) Java
10 18 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (14.41%) SDLC
12 16 (13.56%) Retail
12 16 (13.56%) Migration
13 15 (12.71%) Finance
13 15 (12.71%) Enterprise Architecture
13 15 (12.71%) Mathematics
14 14 (11.86%) SaaS
14 14 (11.86%) Threat Modelling
14 14 (11.86%) Presales
14 14 (11.86%) Kafka
14 14 (11.86%) Computer Science Degree
15 13 (11.02%) IaaS
15 13 (11.02%) Big Data
15 13 (11.02%) Software Architecture
15 13 (11.02%) SAP
15 13 (11.02%) Content Management

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 13 (11.02%) CMS
2 9 (7.63%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 8 (6.78%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.85%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 57 (48.31%) Azure
2 28 (23.73%) PaaS
3 27 (22.88%) AWS
4 14 (11.86%) SaaS
5 13 (11.02%) IaaS
6 9 (7.63%) Office 365
7 8 (6.78%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.69%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (1.69%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.85%) HP Helion
9 1 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.63%) FTP
2 3 (2.54%) Firewall
2 3 (2.54%) WAN
3 2 (1.69%) MPLS
3 2 (1.69%) VPN
3 2 (1.69%) Wireless
4 1 (0.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.02%) Big Data
2 9 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (7.63%) Hadoop
2 9 (7.63%) HBase
3 7 (5.93%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.39%) OLAP
4 4 (3.39%) Snowflake Schema
5 3 (2.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (2.54%) CouchDB
5 3 (2.54%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.54%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.54%) OLTP
5 3 (2.54%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (2.54%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.54%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.69%) DB2
6 2 (1.69%) MySQL
6 2 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.08%) ERwin
2 3 (2.54%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.85%) Liquibase
3 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (13.56%) Retail
2 15 (12.71%) Finance
3 12 (10.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Automotive
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Law
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
5 1 (0.85%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.86%) Kafka
2 7 (5.93%) React
3 6 (5.08%) Node.js
4 4 (3.39%) .NET
5 3 (2.54%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (2.54%) JSON
5 3 (2.54%) Middleware
5 3 (2.54%) XML
6 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.69%) CSS
6 2 (1.69%) HTML
6 2 (1.69%) REST
7 1 (0.85%) .NET Core
7 1 (0.85%) EDI
7 1 (0.85%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.85%) Web Services
7 1 (0.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.17%) Algorithms
2 11 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.93%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (5.08%) Cloud Native
4 6 (5.08%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.39%) Analytical Mindset
5 4 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.39%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.39%) User Experience
6 3 (2.54%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.69%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.69%) PKI
7 2 (1.69%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.17%) Windows
2 8 (6.78%) Windows 10
3 4 (3.39%) Linux
4 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.69%) Unix
4 2 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.73%) DevOps
2 28 (23.73%) TOGAF
3 24 (20.34%) Analytics
4 23 (19.49%) Data Analysis
5 21 (17.80%) Software Engineering
6 20 (16.95%) Computer Science
7 18 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (14.41%) SDLC
9 16 (13.56%) Migration
10 15 (12.71%) Enterprise Architecture
10 15 (12.71%) Mathematics
11 14 (11.86%) Presales
11 14 (11.86%) Threat Modelling
12 13 (11.02%) Content Management
12 13 (11.02%) Scrum
12 13 (11.02%) Software Architecture
13 12 (10.17%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (10.17%) ERP
13 12 (10.17%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.25%) Java
2 9 (7.63%) Scala
3 6 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.24%) C#
4 5 (4.24%) Python
5 4 (3.39%) SQL
6 2 (1.69%) C++
6 2 (1.69%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.85%) C
7 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (24.58%) Degree
2 14 (11.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (10.17%) Master's Degree
3 12 (10.17%) PhD
4 11 (9.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (7.63%) SAP Certification
6 8 (6.78%) MCSD
7 4 (3.39%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (2.54%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.85%) CISSP
9 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) Data Quality
2 7 (5.93%) QA
3 2 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 11 (9.32%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.63%) HDFS
3 2 (1.69%) Docker
3 2 (1.69%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.69%) XenApp
3 2 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (8.47%) SCCM
2 9 (7.63%) Kibana
3 8 (6.78%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.02%) SAP
3 12 (10.17%) IBM
4 11 (9.32%) Oracle
5 8 (6.78%) Google
6 5 (4.24%) Cisco
7 4 (3.39%) Cognizant
8 3 (2.54%) BiZZdesign
8 3 (2.54%) Capita
9 2 (1.69%) Citrix
9 2 (1.69%) EMC
9 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.69%) VMware
10 1 (0.85%) HP
10 1 (0.85%) Informatica
10 1 (0.85%) Sparx
10 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.85%) TSYS
10 1 (0.85%) Xamarin