Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 57 43
Rank change year-on-year -35 -14 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 376 543 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.18% 4.37% 5.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 4.51% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 321 382 656
East of England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
10th Percentile £52,250 £52,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £88,125
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 11,436 12,036 14,335
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 96.83% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9,373 9,911 11,863
East of England median annual salary £46,902 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.23% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £66,675
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 20 January 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 20 January 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
Cambridgeshire -23 125 £65,000 -13.33% 21
Hertfordshire -50 114 £65,000 -13.33% 29
Bedfordshire +3 76 £72,500 +3.57% 7
Norfolk +42 34 £75,000 +27.12% 7
Essex -4 18 £65,000 -7.14% 7
Suffolk -10 8 £66,250 +1.92% 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 20 January 2018, 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.

1 114 (30.32%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (25.80%) Finance
3 69 (18.35%) Java
3 69 (18.35%) .NET
4 64 (17.02%) Microsoft
5 58 (15.43%) TOGAF
6 55 (14.63%) Degree
7 52 (13.83%) C#
8 50 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 46 (12.23%) Oracle
10 42 (11.17%) Amazon AWS
11 41 (10.90%) Enterprise Architecture
12 39 (10.37%) Web Services
13 37 (9.84%) SQL
14 36 (9.57%) Computer Science
15 34 (9.04%) NoSQL
16 32 (8.51%) MongoDB
16 32 (8.51%) SAP
17 31 (8.24%) SQL Server
17 31 (8.24%) Project Management
17 31 (8.24%) Migration
17 31 (8.24%) SaaS
17 31 (8.24%) Fintech
18 30 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
19 29 (7.71%) PaaS
19 29 (7.71%) Node.js
19 29 (7.71%) Microsoft Azure
20 28 (7.45%) Retail
20 28 (7.45%) Linux
21 27 (7.18%) JavaScript

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 (6.38%) Tomcat
2 22 (5.85%) Apache
3 17 (4.52%) Apache Spark
4 15 (3.99%) WebLogic
5 11 (2.93%) Drupal
5 11 (2.93%) JBoss
6 8 (2.13%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.60%) IBM Connections
7 6 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (1.60%) WildFly
8 3 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.53%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.27%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.27%) ArcSDE
10 1 (0.27%) Confluence
10 1 (0.27%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.27%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.06%) Simulink
2 4 (1.06%) Weka
3 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.60%) SAP CO
1 6 (1.60%) SAP FI
1 6 (1.60%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (1.60%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (1.33%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.06%) SAP APO
3 4 (1.06%) SAP HCM
3 4 (1.06%) SAP HR
3 4 (1.06%) SAP LE
3 4 (1.06%) SAP MM
3 4 (1.06%) SAP Payroll
3 4 (1.06%) SAP PP
3 4 (1.06%) SAP SCM
3 4 (1.06%) SAP WM
4 3 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.80%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.80%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.53%) BASE24
5 2 (0.53%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 42 (11.17%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (8.24%) SaaS
3 29 (7.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (7.71%) PaaS
4 25 (6.65%) IaaS
5 18 (4.79%) Office 365
6 11 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (2.13%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.60%) Amazon EMR
8 6 (1.60%) G Suite
9 5 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (1.33%) Serverless
10 4 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (1.06%) Amazon Kinesis
10 4 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.06%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 4 (1.06%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.80%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.18%) Wireless
2 17 (4.52%) Internet
3 9 (2.39%) Firewall
3 9 (2.39%) LAN
3 9 (2.39%) WAN
4 5 (1.33%) SAN
5 4 (1.06%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.06%) FlexRay
5 4 (1.06%) Network Security
6 3 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.80%) DNS
6 3 (0.80%) SMS
6 3 (0.80%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (0.53%) AMQP
7 2 (0.53%) HTTP
7 2 (0.53%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.53%) IPv6
7 2 (0.53%) Skype
7 2 (0.53%) VPN
7 2 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.04%) NoSQL
2 32 (8.51%) MongoDB
3 31 (8.24%) SQL Server
4 22 (5.85%) Big Data
5 16 (4.26%) MySQL
6 14 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (3.19%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 11 (2.93%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.60%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (1.60%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.60%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.60%) Oracle Exadata
10 6 (1.60%) Snowflake Schema
11 5 (1.33%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (1.06%) Impala
12 4 (1.06%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 13 (3.46%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.93%) Selenium
3 10 (2.66%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.06%) ClearCase
5 3 (0.80%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.27%) ERwin
7 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.27%) JIRA
7 1 (0.27%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 97 (25.80%) Finance
2 28 (7.45%) Retail
3 18 (4.79%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.19%) Marketing
5 7 (1.86%) Advertising
5 7 (1.86%) Banking
5 7 (1.86%) Electronics
6 6 (1.60%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.60%) Automotive
6 6 (1.60%) Games
7 4 (1.06%) Military
7 4 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.53%) Publishing
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Law
9 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (18.35%) .NET
2 39 (10.37%) Web Services
3 29 (7.71%) Node.js
4 26 (6.91%) Spring
5 23 (6.12%) Middleware
6 22 (5.85%) ASP.NET
7 18 (4.79%) AngularJS
7 18 (4.79%) HTML
7 18 (4.79%) J2EE
8 17 (4.52%) REST
9 14 (3.72%) Ionic Framework
10 13 (3.46%) J2SE
11 11 (2.93%) .NET Core
11 11 (2.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (2.66%) WCF
13 9 (2.39%) Java EE
13 9 (2.39%) SOAP
14 8 (2.13%) jQuery
14 8 (2.13%) React
15 7 (1.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.57%) Computer Science
2 31 (8.24%) Fintech
3 24 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.79%) Data Centre
5 15 (3.99%) Embedded Systems
6 13 (3.46%) Hybrid Cloud
7 12 (3.19%) Clustering
7 12 (3.19%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (2.93%) Mainframe
9 10 (2.66%) Algorithms
10 9 (2.39%) Management Information System
10 9 (2.39%) Xbox
11 8 (2.13%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 5 (1.33%) Public Cloud
12 5 (1.33%) VHDL
13 4 (1.06%) Linked Data
13 4 (1.06%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.80%) Internet of Things
14 3 (0.80%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.45%) Linux
2 27 (7.18%) Unix
3 22 (5.85%) Windows
4 10 (2.66%) Solaris
5 7 (1.86%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (1.06%) CentOS
6 4 (1.06%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.53%) DC/OS
7 2 (0.53%) Debian
7 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.53%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.27%) Android
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (30.32%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (15.43%) TOGAF
3 50 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (10.90%) Enterprise Architecture
5 31 (8.24%) Migration
5 31 (8.24%) Project Management
6 30 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (6.65%) IT Strategy
7 25 (6.65%) Mentoring
7 25 (6.65%) TDD
8 24 (6.38%) Coaching
8 24 (6.38%) CRM
8 24 (6.38%) High Availability
8 24 (6.38%) SDLC
8 24 (6.38%) SOA
9 21 (5.59%) Multithreading
9 21 (5.59%) Software Engineering
10 20 (5.32%) Information Security
10 20 (5.32%) Microservices
10 20 (5.32%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 69 (18.35%) Java
2 52 (13.83%) C#
3 37 (9.84%) SQL
4 27 (7.18%) JavaScript
5 16 (4.26%) Python
6 13 (3.46%) C
7 12 (3.19%) C++
8 10 (2.66%) PHP
9 9 (2.39%) Perl
10 8 (2.13%) MATLAB
11 6 (1.60%) Go
12 5 (1.33%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.33%) Scala
12 5 (1.33%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.06%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.06%) Haskell
13 4 (1.06%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.80%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.80%) Ruby
15 2 (0.53%) Ada
Qualifications
1 55 (14.63%) Degree
2 21 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (4.26%) Security Cleared
5 15 (3.99%) CCNP
6 13 (3.46%) SC Cleared
7 12 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (2.66%) MCSE
9 7 (1.86%) MCP
9 7 (1.86%) MCSA
10 6 (1.60%) CISSP
10 6 (1.60%) PhD
11 5 (1.33%) ACCA
11 5 (1.33%) CCA
11 5 (1.33%) CIMA
11 5 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.06%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 4 (1.06%) CCIE
12 4 (1.06%) CCNA
12 4 (1.06%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.86%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.60%) QA
3 4 (1.06%) ISO 26262
4 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.53%) MISRA
4 2 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.53%) SLA
5 1 (0.27%) COBIT
5 1 (0.27%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (6.65%) Docker
2 15 (3.99%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.39%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.33%) XenApp
6 4 (1.06%) Apache Flume
6 4 (1.06%) HDFS
6 4 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.53%) Firmware
7 2 (0.53%) LXC
7 2 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (3.19%) SCCM
2 11 (2.93%) Ansible
3 9 (2.39%) Puppet
4 7 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.06%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.06%) Oozie
5 4 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (1.06%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.80%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.80%) Terraform
7 2 (0.53%) Grafana
7 2 (0.53%) Graphite
7 2 (0.53%) Graylog
7 2 (0.53%) Kibana
7 2 (0.53%) logstash
7 2 (0.53%) Marathon
7 2 (0.53%) Mesos
7 2 (0.53%) Munin
7 2 (0.53%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.27%) OpenView
Vendors
1 64 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 46 (12.23%) Oracle
3 32 (8.51%) SAP
4 22 (5.85%) Cisco
5 17 (4.52%) Citrix
6 15 (3.99%) IBM
6 15 (3.99%) VMware
7 12 (3.19%) Google
8 8 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.13%) Sun
9 6 (1.60%) hybris
9 6 (1.60%) Juniper
9 6 (1.60%) WorldPay
10 5 (1.33%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.33%) Retek
10 5 (1.33%) Tableau
10 5 (1.33%) Xilinx
11 4 (1.06%) F5
11 4 (1.06%) MathWorks
11 4 (1.06%) Siebel