Period
to 11 December 2017

The median annual salary for an Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 52 43
Rank change year-on-year -31 -9 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 429 594 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.53% 4.59% 5.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.65% 4.75% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 331 428 639
East of England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
10th Percentile £53,750 £52,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -

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 11747 12499 14629
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.67% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9622 10346 12153
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,875 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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 -46 133 £68,750 - 10
Cambridgeshire -25 127 £65,000 - 9
Bedfordshire +4 109 £71,000 +1.43% 5
Norfolk +33 29 £75,000 -6.25% 1
Essex -6 17 £61,250 -5.77% 4
Suffolk +2 13 £70,000 +7.69%
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 11 December 2017, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 123 (28.67%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (24.48%) Finance
3 90 (20.98%) TOGAF
4 79 (18.41%) Microsoft
5 75 (17.48%) Java
6 73 (17.02%) .NET
7 70 (16.32%) Oracle
8 66 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 57 (13.29%) C#
9 57 (13.29%) Degree
10 55 (12.82%) Enterprise Architecture
11 49 (11.42%) SAP
12 48 (11.19%) Retail
13 47 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
14 43 (10.02%) SaaS
14 43 (10.02%) Microsoft Azure
14 43 (10.02%) Web Services
15 42 (9.79%) SQL
16 41 (9.56%) SOA
17 39 (9.09%) NoSQL
18 37 (8.62%) Computer Science
19 36 (8.39%) Linux
19 36 (8.39%) SQL Server
20 34 (7.93%) Unix
21 33 (7.69%) Project Management
22 32 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
23 31 (7.23%) PaaS
24 30 (6.99%) Migration
24 30 (6.99%) JavaScript
24 30 (6.99%) Mentoring

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 24 (5.59%) Tomcat
2 22 (5.13%) Apache
3 16 (3.73%) WebLogic
4 14 (3.26%) JBoss
5 13 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 11 (2.56%) Drupal
7 8 (1.86%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.40%) IBM Connections
8 6 (1.40%) WildFly
9 5 (1.17%) CMS
10 4 (0.93%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.47%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.93%) Simulink
3 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.63%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (1.40%) SAP CO
2 6 (1.40%) SAP FI
2 6 (1.40%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (1.17%) Infor CloudSuite
3 5 (1.17%) SAP APO
3 5 (1.17%) SAP HCM
3 5 (1.17%) SAP HR
3 5 (1.17%) SAP LE
3 5 (1.17%) SAP MM
3 5 (1.17%) SAP Payroll
3 5 (1.17%) SAP PP
3 5 (1.17%) SAP SCM
3 5 (1.17%) SAP WM
4 4 (0.93%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (0.93%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.93%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.47%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 47 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (10.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (10.02%) SaaS
3 31 (7.23%) PaaS
4 29 (6.76%) Office 365
5 28 (6.53%) IaaS
6 13 (3.03%) SuccessFactors
7 10 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.86%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (1.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (1.40%) Amazon S3
10 6 (1.40%) G Suite
10 6 (1.40%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 5 (1.17%) GitHub
11 5 (1.17%) Serverless
12 4 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.70%) Route 53
14 2 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.76%) Wireless
2 19 (4.43%) Firewall
3 18 (4.20%) Internet
4 10 (2.33%) LAN
4 10 (2.33%) WAN
5 7 (1.63%) SMS
6 6 (1.40%) Network Security
6 6 (1.40%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (1.17%) VPN
8 4 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.93%) DNS
8 4 (0.93%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.93%) FlexRay
9 3 (0.70%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.70%) HTTP
9 3 (0.70%) SAN
9 3 (0.70%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (0.47%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.47%) IPv6
10 2 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 36 (8.39%) SQL Server
3 27 (6.29%) MongoDB
4 17 (3.96%) MySQL
4 17 (3.96%) Relational Database
5 16 (3.73%) RDBMS
6 14 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (3.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 12 (2.80%) Big Data
9 10 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.40%) Oracle Exadata
11 6 (1.40%) Snowflake Schema
11 6 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.17%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (0.93%) Blockchain
13 4 (0.93%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (4.43%) Jenkins
2 14 (3.26%) Selenium
3 11 (2.56%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.93%) ClearCase
4 4 (0.93%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.70%) AppVeyor
5 3 (0.70%) JIRA
5 3 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.70%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.47%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.23%) ERwin
7 1 (0.23%) NUnit
7 1 (0.23%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 105 (24.48%) Finance
2 48 (11.19%) Retail
3 23 (5.36%) Manufacturing
4 14 (3.26%) Marketing
5 12 (2.80%) Banking
6 10 (2.33%) Electronics
6 10 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.10%) Aerospace
7 9 (2.10%) Automotive
8 5 (1.17%) Advertising
9 4 (0.93%) Games
9 4 (0.93%) Military
10 2 (0.47%) Legal
10 2 (0.47%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.23%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (17.02%) .NET
2 43 (10.02%) Web Services
3 28 (6.53%) Spring
4 26 (6.06%) ASP.NET
5 24 (5.59%) AngularJS
6 20 (4.66%) Middleware
6 20 (4.66%) Node.js
7 19 (4.43%) HTML
8 18 (4.20%) J2EE
8 18 (4.20%) REST
9 14 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (3.03%) Ionic Framework
10 13 (3.03%) WCF
11 12 (2.80%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (2.80%) J2SE
11 12 (2.80%) SOAP
12 11 (2.56%) Java EE
12 11 (2.56%) jQuery
13 8 (1.86%) XSLT
14 7 (1.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.62%) Computer Science
2 25 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (5.59%) Fintech
4 23 (5.36%) Data Centre
5 20 (4.66%) Hybrid Cloud
6 15 (3.50%) Embedded Systems
7 12 (2.80%) Clustering
7 12 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (2.56%) Public Cloud
9 9 (2.10%) Mainframe
9 9 (2.10%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.86%) iPad
10 8 (1.86%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.63%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.63%) FMCG
11 7 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (1.40%) Linked Data
13 5 (1.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 5 (1.17%) Mobile Banking
13 5 (1.17%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 36 (8.39%) Linux
2 34 (7.93%) Unix
3 27 (6.29%) Windows
4 17 (3.96%) Solaris
5 7 (1.63%) CentOS
5 7 (1.63%) Oracle Linux
5 7 (1.63%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.17%) Debian
7 3 (0.70%) Android
7 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.47%) DC/OS
8 2 (0.47%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) AIX
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (28.67%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (20.98%) TOGAF
3 66 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 55 (12.82%) Enterprise Architecture
5 41 (9.56%) SOA
6 33 (7.69%) Project Management
7 32 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (6.99%) IT Strategy
8 30 (6.99%) Mentoring
8 30 (6.99%) Migration
9 26 (6.06%) Software Engineering
10 25 (5.83%) Coaching
10 25 (5.83%) CRM
10 25 (5.83%) TDD
11 23 (5.36%) ERP
11 23 (5.36%) Security Architecture
12 22 (5.13%) SDLC
13 21 (4.90%) E-Commerce
13 21 (4.90%) ETL
13 21 (4.90%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 75 (17.48%) Java
2 57 (13.29%) C#
3 42 (9.79%) SQL
4 30 (6.99%) JavaScript
5 18 (4.20%) C
6 17 (3.96%) Python
7 11 (2.56%) C++
7 11 (2.56%) PHP
8 10 (2.33%) Perl
9 7 (1.63%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.63%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.40%) Go
11 5 (1.17%) Ada
11 5 (1.17%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.93%) Haskell
12 4 (0.93%) MATLAB
12 4 (0.93%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.93%) Scala
12 4 (0.93%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (13.29%) Degree
2 21 (4.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (4.43%) Security Cleared
4 18 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.10%) CCNP
7 9 (2.10%) DV Cleared
7 9 (2.10%) MCSE
8 7 (1.63%) CCNA
8 7 (1.63%) MCP
8 7 (1.63%) MCSA
9 6 (1.40%) ACCA
9 6 (1.40%) CIMA
10 5 (1.17%) CCA
10 5 (1.17%) CISSP
10 5 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 3 (0.70%) CCIE
12 2 (0.47%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.40%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.17%) MISRA
3 4 (0.93%) ISO 26262
4 3 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.70%) QA
5 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.47%) SLA
6 1 (0.23%) COBIT
6 1 (0.23%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.23%) SEPA
System Software
1 26 (6.06%) Docker
2 15 (3.50%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.10%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.17%) LXC
4 5 (1.17%) XenApp
5 4 (0.93%) Firmware
5 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (3.26%) Ansible
2 12 (2.80%) Puppet
2 12 (2.80%) SCCM
3 10 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.17%) Grafana
4 5 (1.17%) Graphite
4 5 (1.17%) Graylog
4 5 (1.17%) Kibana
4 5 (1.17%) logstash
4 5 (1.17%) Munin
4 5 (1.17%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.93%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.93%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.70%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.70%) Terraform
7 2 (0.47%) Marathon
7 2 (0.47%) Mesos
8 1 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.23%) Packer
Vendors
1 79 (18.41%) Microsoft
2 70 (16.32%) Oracle
3 49 (11.42%) SAP
4 25 (5.83%) Citrix
5 23 (5.36%) Cisco
6 19 (4.43%) VMware
7 18 (4.20%) IBM
8 15 (3.50%) Google
9 8 (1.86%) Cognizant
9 8 (1.86%) Sun
10 7 (1.63%) Retek
11 6 (1.40%) Siebel
12 5 (1.17%) F5
12 5 (1.17%) Infor
12 5 (1.17%) Informatica
12 5 (1.17%) Splunk
12 5 (1.17%) TIBCO
12 5 (1.17%) Workday
12 5 (1.17%) WorldPay
12 5 (1.17%) Xilinx