Period
to 2 December 2021

The median annual salary for an Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 2 December 2021.

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
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 54 40
Rank change year-on-year +24 -14 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 338 90 406
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 5.97% 4.51% 6.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.64% 4.69% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 129 67 237
10th Percentile £56,250 £54,300 £52,500
25th Percentile £62,500 £63,125 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year - -3.23% +5.08%
75th Percentile £87,500 £97,500 £88,750
90th Percentile £89,000 £104,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £84,000 £77,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year +8.39% - +3.33%

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 5,092 1,919 6,409
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.90% 96.14% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2,900 1,593 4,753
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,688 £36,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Architect in the East of England over the 6 months to 2 December 2021.

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 2 December 2021. 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 +8 168 £77,500 -3.13% 27
Cambridgeshire -18 75 £67,500 -1.82% 12
Essex +26 64 £75,000 -11.76% 7
Bedfordshire -11 21 £70,000 - 8
Suffolk -11 11 £72,500 +1.75%
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 2021, 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.

1 135 (39.94%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (29.29%) Social Skills
3 98 (28.99%) Degree
4 80 (23.67%) Azure
5 77 (22.78%) Computer Science
6 67 (19.82%) AWS
7 62 (18.34%) Microsoft
8 60 (17.75%) IT Strategy
9 58 (17.16%) Finance
10 48 (14.20%) Design Thinking
11 47 (13.91%) SDLC
11 47 (13.91%) Risk Management
11 47 (13.91%) Software Engineering
12 46 (13.61%) Strategic Roadmap
13 42 (12.43%) Microservices
14 39 (11.54%) Firmware
14 39 (11.54%) EMC
15 38 (11.24%) Data Modelling
16 37 (10.95%) Law
16 37 (10.95%) PaaS
16 37 (10.95%) DevOps
16 37 (10.95%) Public Cloud
16 37 (10.95%) MuleSoft
16 37 (10.95%) Presales
17 36 (10.65%) Rational DOORS
17 36 (10.65%) Project Delivery
17 36 (10.65%) Business Case
18 35 (10.36%) Stakeholder Management
19 34 (10.06%) Validation
19 34 (10.06%) SaaS

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 10 (2.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 9 (2.66%) Appian
3 4 (1.18%) Confluence
4 3 (0.89%) SAS
5 2 (0.59%) CMS
5 2 (0.59%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.59%) Kentico
5 2 (0.59%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.30%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (4.14%) Simulink
2 3 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.59%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 80 (23.67%) Azure
2 67 (19.82%) AWS
3 37 (10.95%) PaaS
4 34 (10.06%) SaaS
5 31 (9.17%) Serverless
6 29 (8.58%) IaaS
7 18 (5.33%) GCP
7 18 (5.33%) Microsoft 365
8 15 (4.44%) Power Platform
9 11 (3.25%) Azure Data Factory
9 11 (3.25%) Azure Stack
10 9 (2.66%) iPaaS
10 9 (2.66%) Power Automate
11 7 (2.07%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 6 (1.78%) Azure Service Bus
13 5 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (1.18%) Azure Machine Learning
15 2 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.59%) Amazon Kinesis
15 2 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.03%) Software-Defined Radio
2 12 (3.55%) Firewall
3 11 (3.25%) DNS
4 10 (2.96%) HTTP
4 10 (2.96%) WAN
5 7 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (1.78%) LAN
7 5 (1.48%) Network Security
8 4 (1.18%) SAN
9 3 (0.89%) BGP
9 3 (0.89%) IPsec
9 3 (0.89%) OSPF
9 3 (0.89%) SD-WAN
10 2 (0.59%) 5G
10 2 (0.59%) Internet
10 2 (0.59%) IPv6
10 2 (0.59%) LTE
10 2 (0.59%) MPLS
10 2 (0.59%) SSL
10 2 (0.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.44%) Data Mining
2 11 (3.25%) Electronic Patient Records
3 10 (2.96%) Data Lake
4 9 (2.66%) SQL Server
5 8 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.07%) Metadata
7 4 (1.18%) Big Data
8 3 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.59%) Amazon QuickSight
9 2 (0.59%) BigQuery
9 2 (0.59%) DB2
9 2 (0.59%) GIS
9 2 (0.59%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.59%) HDInsight
9 2 (0.59%) Looker
9 2 (0.59%) MySQL
9 2 (0.59%) Power BI
9 2 (0.59%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (10.65%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (1.78%) JIRA
3 4 (1.18%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.59%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.59%) GitLab
4 2 (0.59%) Maven
4 2 (0.59%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 99 (29.29%) Social Skills
2 58 (17.16%) Finance
3 37 (10.95%) Law
4 33 (9.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 31 (9.17%) Electronics
6 25 (7.40%) Retail
7 24 (7.10%) Influencing Skills
8 22 (6.51%) Legal
9 20 (5.92%) Aerospace
10 18 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (4.44%) Billing
12 14 (4.14%) Automotive
12 14 (4.14%) Marketing
12 14 (4.14%) Spanish Language
13 12 (3.55%) Telecoms
14 10 (2.96%) Games
14 10 (2.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 8 (2.37%) Documentation Skills
16 7 (2.07%) Manufacturing
17 4 (1.18%) Organisational Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.88%) Web Services
2 24 (7.10%) .NET
3 19 (5.62%) REST
4 13 (3.85%) React
4 13 (3.85%) SOAP
5 12 (3.55%) XML
6 9 (2.66%) Kafka
7 7 (2.07%) UDDI
7 7 (2.07%) WSDL
8 5 (1.48%) OAuth
8 5 (1.48%) SAML
9 4 (1.18%) OpenID
10 3 (0.89%) JSON
11 2 (0.59%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.59%) CSS
11 2 (0.59%) Middleware
11 2 (0.59%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (0.59%) Spring
11 2 (0.59%) Spring Boot
11 2 (0.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.95%) Public Cloud
2 18 (5.33%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.03%) Life Science
4 16 (4.73%) Cloud Native
5 15 (4.44%) Algorithms
5 15 (4.44%) Blog
5 15 (4.44%) Tandem
6 14 (4.14%) Embedded Systems
6 14 (4.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 14 (4.14%) Social Media
7 13 (3.85%) Robotics
7 13 (3.85%) Taxonomies
8 12 (3.55%) Data Centre
9 11 (3.25%) Renewable Energy
10 6 (1.78%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.89%) User Experience
14 2 (0.59%) FMCG
14 2 (0.59%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.10%) Linux
2 12 (3.55%) Unix
3 9 (2.66%) Windows
4 5 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (1.48%) Windows Server 2016
4 5 (1.48%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (0.59%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (39.94%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (22.78%) Computer Science
3 60 (17.75%) IT Strategy
4 48 (14.20%) Design Thinking
5 47 (13.91%) Risk Management
5 47 (13.91%) SDLC
5 47 (13.91%) Software Engineering
6 46 (13.61%) Strategic Roadmap
7 42 (12.43%) Microservices
8 38 (11.24%) Data Modelling
9 37 (10.95%) DevOps
9 37 (10.95%) Presales
10 36 (10.65%) Business Case
10 36 (10.65%) Project Delivery
11 35 (10.36%) Stakeholder Management
12 34 (10.06%) Validation
13 33 (9.76%) Mathematics
14 32 (9.47%) Emotional Intelligence
15 31 (9.17%) V-Model
16 30 (8.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 33 (9.76%) SQL
2 31 (9.17%) Java
3 26 (7.69%) C++
4 13 (3.85%) C
5 9 (2.66%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.48%) Python
7 3 (0.89%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.59%) Perl
8 2 (0.59%) Ruby
9 1 (0.30%) Java 11
9 1 (0.30%) Java 8
9 1 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 98 (28.99%) Degree
2 18 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (4.44%) TOGAF Certification
4 12 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.96%) CEH
6 9 (2.66%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 8 (2.37%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.07%) CISSP
9 6 (1.78%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 2 (0.59%) CSSLP
11 2 (0.59%) ISSAP
12 1 (0.30%) CCDP
12 1 (0.30%) CCNP
12 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.14%) CDISC
2 6 (1.78%) QA
3 4 (1.18%) GRC
4 3 (0.89%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.89%) GDPR
5 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.59%) NIST
5 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 39 (11.54%) Firmware
2 7 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.48%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.18%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.89%) Docker
6 2 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (4.14%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.89%) Ansible
2 3 (0.89%) Terraform
3 2 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.30%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 1 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 62 (18.34%) Microsoft
2 39 (11.54%) EMC
3 37 (10.95%) MuleSoft
4 15 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (4.14%) Altera
5 14 (4.14%) Xilinx
6 12 (3.55%) Adobe
7 11 (3.25%) CA Agile Central
7 11 (3.25%) Cisco
7 11 (3.25%) SAP
7 11 (3.25%) ServiceNow
8 10 (2.96%) VMware
9 9 (2.66%) Automation Anywhere
9 9 (2.66%) Confluent
9 9 (2.66%) IBM
10 6 (1.78%) Databricks
10 6 (1.78%) Oracle
11 5 (1.48%) HP
12 4 (1.18%) Facebook
13 2 (0.59%) Cloudera