Period
to 19 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £71,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 71 52
Rank change year-on-year +5 -19 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 510 500 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.23% 4.01% 4.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.37% 4.13% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 398 368 561
East of England median annual salary £71,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.19% +3.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,875 £87,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £71,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.11% +1.43%

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 11,669 12,117 13,664
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 97.08% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8,944 9,786 11,330
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -1 195 £70,000 - 20
Cambridgeshire +7 128 £70,000 +3.70% 26
Bedfordshire -11 71 £72,500 +20.83% 17
Suffolk +29 63 £80,000 +33.33% 6
Norfolk +40 34 £93,500 +43.85% 9
Essex +37 27 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 130 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (22.94%) Amazon AWS
3 86 (16.86%) .NET
4 84 (16.47%) Java
5 75 (14.71%) Microsoft
6 74 (14.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 73 (14.31%) Linux
7 73 (14.31%) Finance
8 69 (13.53%) TOGAF
9 61 (11.96%) SQL
10 58 (11.37%) Microservices
11 54 (10.59%) Data Warehouse
12 53 (10.39%) C#
13 52 (10.20%) Web Services
14 50 (9.80%) Presales
15 49 (9.61%) Mentoring
15 49 (9.61%) IaaS
15 49 (9.61%) Big Data
16 47 (9.22%) Analytics
16 47 (9.22%) Docker
17 46 (9.02%) SAP
17 46 (9.02%) SOA
18 45 (8.82%) Data Modelling
18 45 (8.82%) Degree
19 44 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
20 41 (8.04%) Technical Architecture
21 40 (7.84%) Middleware
22 39 (7.65%) MongoDB
22 39 (7.65%) Security Architecture
23 38 (7.45%) Open Source

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 (7.45%) Apache Spark
2 19 (3.73%) OpenStack
3 17 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 16 (3.14%) Apache
5 13 (2.55%) Drupal
6 12 (2.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (2.16%) JBoss
8 10 (1.96%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.98%) ArcGIS
10 5 (0.98%) ArcSDE
10 5 (0.98%) GeoServer
11 4 (0.78%) Confluence
11 4 (0.78%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.78%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.59%) IIS
13 2 (0.39%) Commerce Server
13 2 (0.39%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) Weka
Business Applications
1 11 (2.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (1.96%) SAP APO
2 10 (1.96%) SAP MM
2 10 (1.96%) SAP PP
2 10 (1.96%) SAP QM
2 10 (1.96%) SAP SCM
2 10 (1.96%) SAP WM
3 9 (1.76%) Cognos TM1
3 9 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.37%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.78%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.78%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.59%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.59%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.20%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 117 (22.94%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (14.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (9.61%) IaaS
4 35 (6.86%) SaaS
5 33 (6.47%) PaaS
6 21 (4.12%) Amazon EMR
7 20 (3.92%) Amazon S3
8 18 (3.53%) Amazon Kinesis
9 16 (3.14%) Office 365
10 15 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
11 14 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (1.76%) Dynamics 365
13 6 (1.18%) Azure Data Factory
13 6 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 5 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
15 3 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
15 3 (0.59%) Serverless
16 2 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.67%) Firewall
2 17 (3.33%) DNS
3 16 (3.14%) TCP/IP
4 14 (2.75%) SAN
4 14 (2.75%) VPN
4 14 (2.75%) WAN
5 13 (2.55%) LAN
5 13 (2.55%) Reverse Proxy
6 9 (1.76%) FTP
7 8 (1.57%) VSAN
8 7 (1.37%) Internet
9 6 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (1.18%) Network Security
10 4 (0.78%) HTTP
10 4 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.39%) Broadband
12 2 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.39%) DSL
12 2 (0.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (10.59%) Data Warehouse
2 49 (9.61%) Big Data
3 39 (7.65%) MongoDB
4 34 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 33 (6.47%) Hadoop
6 32 (6.27%) NoSQL
7 30 (5.88%) Impala
8 25 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (4.12%) Amazon Redshift
9 21 (4.12%) MySQL
10 18 (3.53%) Amazon QuickSight
10 18 (3.53%) HBase
10 18 (3.53%) Parquet
10 18 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (3.53%) Sqoop
11 17 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (3.14%) Power BI
13 15 (2.94%) Microsoft Power View
13 15 (2.94%) PowerPivot
14 13 (2.55%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 19 (3.73%) Jenkins
2 16 (3.14%) Cucumber
2 16 (3.14%) Selenium
3 8 (1.57%) Bugzilla
4 5 (0.98%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.39%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.20%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.20%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.20%) JIRA
6 1 (0.20%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 73 (14.31%) Finance
2 29 (5.69%) Retail
3 24 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.92%) Manufacturing
5 15 (2.94%) Legal
6 10 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (1.57%) Advertising
7 8 (1.57%) Automotive
7 8 (1.57%) Marketing
8 5 (0.98%) Games
9 4 (0.78%) French Language
9 4 (0.78%) German Language
9 4 (0.78%) Swedish Language
10 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.39%) Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (16.86%) .NET
2 52 (10.20%) Web Services
3 40 (7.84%) Middleware
4 32 (6.27%) Node.js
5 30 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 24 (4.71%) .NET Core
7 21 (4.12%) JSON
7 21 (4.12%) REST
8 20 (3.92%) Kafka
9 18 (3.53%) Apache Avro
9 18 (3.53%) Spring
9 18 (3.53%) XML
10 16 (3.14%) ASP.NET
11 14 (2.75%) HTML
12 9 (1.76%) Ionic Framework
13 6 (1.18%) J2EE
13 6 (1.18%) Java EE
14 5 (0.98%) React
14 5 (0.98%) RESTful
15 4 (0.78%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.27%) Computer Science
3 30 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (4.71%) Data Centre
5 23 (4.51%) Xbox
6 20 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
7 19 (3.73%) Fintech
8 17 (3.33%) Public Cloud
9 14 (2.75%) Management Information System
10 12 (2.35%) Algorithms
10 12 (2.35%) FMCG
10 12 (2.35%) Replication
11 10 (1.96%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.76%) User Experience
13 8 (1.57%) Security Operations Centre
14 7 (1.37%) Private Cloud
15 6 (1.18%) PKI
16 5 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
16 5 (0.98%) GPGPU
16 5 (0.98%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 73 (14.31%) Linux
2 34 (6.67%) Windows
3 23 (4.51%) Unix
4 7 (1.37%) Solaris
5 5 (0.98%) Mac OS
5 5 (0.98%) Mac OS X
5 5 (0.98%) Windows 10
5 5 (0.98%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.59%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.39%) Debian
8 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.20%) AIX
9 1 (0.20%) CentOS
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (13.53%) TOGAF
3 58 (11.37%) Microservices
4 50 (9.80%) Presales
5 49 (9.61%) Mentoring
6 47 (9.22%) Analytics
7 46 (9.02%) SOA
8 45 (8.82%) Data Modelling
9 44 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 41 (8.04%) Technical Architecture
11 39 (7.65%) Security Architecture
12 38 (7.45%) Open Source
13 37 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
14 36 (7.06%) Project Management
15 35 (6.86%) CRM
15 35 (6.86%) ITIL
16 33 (6.47%) UML
17 32 (6.27%) Enterprise Architecture
18 30 (5.88%) Waterfall
19 29 (5.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 84 (16.47%) Java
2 61 (11.96%) SQL
3 53 (10.39%) C#
4 30 (5.88%) Python
5 24 (4.71%) PowerShell
6 22 (4.31%) C
7 21 (4.12%) JavaScript
8 13 (2.55%) C++
8 13 (2.55%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.76%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.37%) VBScript
11 6 (1.18%) Perl
12 5 (0.98%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.98%) MATLAB
13 4 (0.78%) Embedded C
13 4 (0.78%) Embedded C++
14 3 (0.59%) PHP
14 3 (0.59%) Tcl
15 2 (0.39%) Ada
15 2 (0.39%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 45 (8.82%) Degree
2 22 (4.31%) CISSP
3 17 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (2.94%) Security Cleared
5 14 (2.75%) TOGAF Certification
6 13 (2.55%) CEH
6 13 (2.55%) CISM
6 13 (2.55%) GIAC
7 12 (2.35%) DV Cleared
7 12 (2.35%) Master's Degree
8 11 (2.16%) CREST Certified
9 9 (1.76%) CCNP
9 9 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.76%) Sun Certification
10 7 (1.37%) CCNA
11 6 (1.18%) CCIE
12 5 (0.98%) ISSAP
12 5 (0.98%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.51%) QA
2 16 (3.14%) GDPR
3 7 (1.37%) PMO
4 5 (0.98%) SLA
5 4 (0.78%) COBIT
5 4 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.59%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.39%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.39%) HL7
7 2 (0.39%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.20%) SEPA
System Software
1 47 (9.22%) Docker
2 19 (3.73%) Apache Flume
2 19 (3.73%) HDFS
3 11 (2.16%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.16%) Firmware
3 11 (2.16%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.57%) VMware NSX
6 7 (1.37%) KVM
6 7 (1.37%) QEMU
7 5 (0.98%) LXC
7 5 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (0.98%) Xen
8 4 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.59%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.39%) XenApp
10 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.20%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.20%) Squid
Systems Management
1 19 (3.73%) Oozie
2 17 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (3.33%) Puppet
3 10 (1.96%) Kubernetes
4 8 (1.57%) SCOrch
4 8 (1.57%) SCVMM
4 8 (1.57%) vRealize
5 6 (1.18%) SCCM
6 5 (0.98%) Grafana
6 5 (0.98%) Graphite
6 5 (0.98%) Graylog
6 5 (0.98%) Kibana
6 5 (0.98%) logstash
7 4 (0.78%) Ansible
7 4 (0.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (0.59%) Terraform
8 3 (0.59%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
9 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.20%) OpenView
Vendors
1 75 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 46 (9.02%) SAP
3 30 (5.88%) Oracle
4 27 (5.29%) Cisco
5 22 (4.31%) VMware
6 20 (3.92%) IBM
7 14 (2.75%) Red Hat
8 12 (2.35%) Cognos
9 11 (2.16%) EMC
9 11 (2.16%) hybris
9 11 (2.16%) Informatica
9 11 (2.16%) Talend
10 9 (1.76%) Hyperion
11 7 (1.37%) Google
12 5 (0.98%) ESRI
12 5 (0.98%) F5
12 5 (0.98%) NetApp
12 5 (0.98%) Splunk
12 5 (0.98%) Sybase
12 5 (0.98%) Tableau