Period
to 21 April 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

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

Architect
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 68 51
Rank change year-on-year -11 -17 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 480 485 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.71% 3.94% 5.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 4.06% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 459 353 604
East of England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £75,000 £73,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 12,534 11,942 14,032
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 96.93% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9,890 9,714 11,481
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,057 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in the East of England

Architect
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Architect in the East of England

Architect
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in the East of England

Architect
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 April 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
Hertfordshire -11 177 £65,000 -7.14% 30
Cambridgeshire -31 126 £75,000 +15.38% 25
Norfolk +58 56 £75,000 +15.38% 6
Bedfordshire -15 54 £72,500 +7.41% 11
Suffolk +22 48 £77,500 +29.17% 3
Essex +7 24 £71,250 +9.62% 6
East Anglia - 1 £52,500 -
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 East of England region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 139 (28.96%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
3 97 (20.21%) Finance
4 92 (19.17%) .NET
5 78 (16.25%) Java
6 72 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 69 (14.38%) Web Services
8 67 (13.96%) TOGAF
9 66 (13.75%) Degree
10 64 (13.33%) C#
11 55 (11.46%) Microsoft Azure
12 52 (10.83%) SQL
13 51 (10.63%) Linux
13 51 (10.63%) Big Data
14 49 (10.21%) MongoDB
14 49 (10.21%) IaaS
15 48 (10.00%) NoSQL
16 45 (9.38%) Microservices
17 43 (8.96%) Docker
18 42 (8.75%) Presales
18 42 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
19 40 (8.33%) Project Management
20 39 (8.13%) SAP
20 39 (8.13%) SaaS
20 39 (8.13%) PaaS
20 39 (8.13%) Computer Science
21 38 (7.92%) Apache Spark
21 38 (7.92%) Fintech
21 38 (7.92%) Problem-Solving
22 37 (7.71%) Analytical Skills

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 38 (7.92%) Apache Spark
2 26 (5.42%) Tomcat
3 24 (5.00%) Apache
4 19 (3.96%) Drupal
5 7 (1.46%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.25%) ArcGIS
6 6 (1.25%) ArcSDE
6 6 (1.25%) GeoServer
7 5 (1.04%) Confluence
7 5 (1.04%) JBoss
8 4 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.83%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.83%) WildFly
9 3 (0.63%) IBM Connections
9 3 (0.63%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.42%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.42%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.42%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (1.04%) Weka
2 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.46%) SAP Hybris
2 6 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.25%) SAP CO
2 6 (1.25%) SAP FI
2 6 (1.25%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.63%) SAP APO
4 3 (0.63%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.63%) SAP PP
4 3 (0.63%) SAP QM
4 3 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.63%) SAP SCM
4 3 (0.63%) SAP WM
5 2 (0.42%) BASE24
5 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.42%) Postilion
6 1 (0.21%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.21%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 108 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (11.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (10.21%) IaaS
4 39 (8.13%) PaaS
4 39 (8.13%) SaaS
5 20 (4.17%) Amazon EMR
6 19 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (3.75%) Amazon S3
8 17 (3.54%) Amazon Kinesis
9 12 (2.50%) Office 365
10 10 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.83%) Serverless
15 3 (0.63%) G Suite
15 3 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
16 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
16 2 (0.42%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.79%) Firewall
2 14 (2.92%) SAN
3 13 (2.71%) Wireless
4 12 (2.50%) Internet
5 10 (2.08%) DNS
5 10 (2.08%) Network Security
6 9 (1.88%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.88%) VPN
7 7 (1.46%) Reverse Proxy
7 7 (1.46%) WAN
8 6 (1.25%) LAN
9 4 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.83%) VSAN
10 3 (0.63%) Broadband
10 3 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.63%) FTP
10 3 (0.63%) HTTP
11 2 (0.42%) DSL
11 2 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (10.63%) Big Data
2 49 (10.21%) MongoDB
3 48 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 28 (5.83%) SQL Server
5 27 (5.63%) MySQL
6 26 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (4.58%) Hadoop
8 21 (4.38%) Amazon Redshift
9 17 (3.54%) Amazon QuickSight
9 17 (3.54%) HBase
9 17 (3.54%) Impala
9 17 (3.54%) Parquet
9 17 (3.54%) Sqoop
10 11 (2.29%) Relational Database
11 10 (2.08%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.46%) Data Mining
13 7 (1.46%) GIS
14 6 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (3.96%) Cucumber
1 19 (3.96%) Jenkins
1 19 (3.96%) Selenium
2 5 (1.04%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.83%) Bugzilla
4 2 (0.42%) JIRA
4 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.21%) ERwin
5 1 (0.21%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 97 (20.21%) Finance
2 20 (4.17%) Retail
3 16 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.50%) Marketing
5 11 (2.29%) Legal
6 9 (1.88%) Advertising
7 8 (1.67%) Games
8 5 (1.04%) Banking
9 4 (0.83%) Automotive
10 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.42%) Electronics
12 1 (0.21%) Back Office
12 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Law
12 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (19.17%) .NET
2 69 (14.38%) Web Services
3 35 (7.29%) Middleware
4 33 (6.88%) Node.js
5 31 (6.46%) AngularJS
6 28 (5.83%) Spring
7 27 (5.63%) ASP.NET
7 27 (5.63%) REST
8 21 (4.38%) .NET Core
9 20 (4.17%) HTML
9 20 (4.17%) Kafka
10 18 (3.75%) Ionic Framework
11 17 (3.54%) Apache Avro
12 16 (3.33%) JSON
13 15 (3.13%) J2EE
14 10 (2.08%) J2SE
15 9 (1.88%) XML
16 7 (1.46%) .NET Framework
16 7 (1.46%) Java EE
16 7 (1.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.13%) Computer Science
2 38 (7.92%) Fintech
3 37 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
5 23 (4.79%) Data Centre
6 20 (4.17%) Algorithms
7 19 (3.96%) Xbox
8 18 (3.75%) Management Information System
9 17 (3.54%) Hybrid Cloud
10 13 (2.71%) Public Cloud
11 11 (2.29%) Mainframe
12 10 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
13 8 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
14 7 (1.46%) Replication
14 7 (1.46%) User Experience
15 6 (1.25%) PKI
16 5 (1.04%) Clustering
16 5 (1.04%) FMCG
16 5 (1.04%) GPGPU
16 5 (1.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 51 (10.63%) Linux
2 33 (6.88%) Windows
3 26 (5.42%) Unix
4 8 (1.67%) Solaris
5 5 (1.04%) Mac OS
5 5 (1.04%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.04%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (0.83%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (0.63%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.42%) Debian
8 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.21%) CentOS
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (28.96%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (13.96%) TOGAF
3 45 (9.38%) Microservices
4 42 (8.75%) Presales
4 42 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (8.33%) Project Management
6 38 (7.92%) Problem-Solving
7 36 (7.50%) CRM
8 35 (7.29%) Enterprise Architecture
9 34 (7.08%) Analytics
9 34 (7.08%) Mentoring
10 33 (6.88%) High Availability
10 33 (6.88%) Machine Learning
11 32 (6.67%) IT Strategy
11 32 (6.67%) Open Source
12 28 (5.83%) SOA
13 27 (5.63%) UML
14 26 (5.42%) Information Security
14 26 (5.42%) Migration
15 25 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 78 (16.25%) Java
2 64 (13.33%) C#
3 52 (10.83%) SQL
4 29 (6.04%) Python
5 25 (5.21%) JavaScript
6 17 (3.54%) PowerShell
7 16 (3.33%) C++
8 11 (2.29%) Perl
9 10 (2.08%) C
10 9 (1.88%) MATLAB
11 8 (1.67%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.46%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.25%) PHP
13 6 (1.25%) VBScript
14 5 (1.04%) Tcl
15 4 (0.83%) Embedded C
15 4 (0.83%) Embedded C++
15 4 (0.83%) Java 8
16 3 (0.63%) Go
16 3 (0.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 66 (13.75%) Degree
2 28 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (4.17%) CCNP
3 20 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (2.92%) CISSP
5 13 (2.71%) TOGAF Certification
6 11 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (2.29%) SC Cleared
6 11 (2.29%) Security Cleared
7 10 (2.08%) Master's Degree
7 10 (2.08%) PhD
8 9 (1.88%) CCIE
9 8 (1.67%) CCNA
9 8 (1.67%) CSSLP
9 8 (1.67%) ISSAP
9 8 (1.67%) ISSEP
9 8 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.46%) Sun Certification
11 6 (1.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 6 (1.25%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.17%) QA
2 15 (3.13%) GDPR
3 6 (1.25%) SLA
4 5 (1.04%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.63%) COBIT
6 3 (0.63%) PMO
6 3 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.42%) HL7
8 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 43 (8.96%) Docker
2 17 (3.54%) Apache Flume
2 17 (3.54%) HDFS
3 14 (2.92%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.08%) Firmware
4 10 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (1.04%) LXC
6 5 (1.04%) Xen
7 4 (0.83%) KVM
7 4 (0.83%) QEMU
7 4 (0.83%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.42%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.42%) XenApp
9 2 (0.42%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.21%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (3.54%) Oozie
2 13 (2.71%) Puppet
3 12 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.67%) Ansible
5 7 (1.46%) SCCM
6 6 (1.25%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.04%) Grafana
7 5 (1.04%) Graphite
7 5 (1.04%) Graylog
7 5 (1.04%) Kibana
7 5 (1.04%) logstash
8 4 (0.83%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (0.83%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.83%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.83%) vRealize
9 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.21%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.21%) Packer
10 1 (0.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 72 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 39 (8.13%) SAP
3 30 (6.25%) Cisco
4 27 (5.63%) Oracle
5 19 (3.96%) VMware
6 12 (2.50%) Google
7 10 (2.08%) hybris
8 9 (1.88%) Citrix
8 9 (1.88%) IBM
8 9 (1.88%) Tableau
9 7 (1.46%) Juniper
9 7 (1.46%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.25%) EMC
10 6 (1.25%) ESRI
10 6 (1.25%) WorldPay
11 5 (1.04%) Cadence
11 5 (1.04%) F5
11 5 (1.04%) Splunk
11 5 (1.04%) Synopsys