Period
to 22 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 93 55
Rank change year-on-year +32 -38 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 427 380 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.51% 3.18% 4.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.64% 3.28% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 251 325 376
East of England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £57,500 £51,650 £52,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £76,500 £75,000 £73,129
% change year-on-year +2.00% +2.56% +4.47%

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 9,200 11,574 11,945
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.16% 96.88% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 6,966 9,498 9,838
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% +1.12%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £26,133
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +59 187 £78,500 +20.77% 31
Cambridgeshire +17 107 £75,000 +15.38% 21
Bedfordshire +7 102 £80,000 +10.34% 18
Essex +17 12 £59,500 -8.46% 7
Suffolk +10 12 £77,500 +16.98% 1
Norfolk -7 6 £67,500 -10.00% 5
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 104 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
4 77 (18.03%) Enterprise Architecture
5 73 (17.10%) Microsoft
6 72 (16.86%) TOGAF
7 67 (15.69%) SOA
8 63 (14.75%) E-Commerce
9 60 (14.05%) Finance
10 59 (13.82%) IT Strategy
11 49 (11.48%) VMware
12 47 (11.01%) Migration
13 46 (10.77%) Java
14 44 (10.30%) Security Architecture
14 44 (10.30%) hybris
14 44 (10.30%) Data Centre
15 43 (10.07%) Retail
16 42 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
17 40 (9.37%) Self-Motivation
18 39 (9.13%) Degree
18 39 (9.13%) SQL
19 38 (8.90%) Big Data
19 38 (8.90%) Cisco
19 38 (8.90%) CISSP
19 38 (8.90%) Firewall
20 36 (8.43%) Technical Architecture
21 35 (8.20%) SaaS
22 34 (7.96%) Presales
23 33 (7.73%) Internet
23 33 (7.73%) Oracle

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 (5.62%) OpenStack
2 21 (4.92%) WebSphere
3 20 (4.68%) WebLogic
4 17 (3.98%) JBoss
5 13 (3.04%) GlassFish
5 13 (3.04%) MQSeries
5 13 (3.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 12 (2.81%) Apache Spark
7 8 (1.87%) SAS
8 7 (1.64%) Apache
8 7 (1.64%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.94%) IIS
10 3 (0.70%) Drupal
10 3 (0.70%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.47%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.23%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 4 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.64%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (1.17%) SAP Hybris
4 4 (0.94%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.47%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.47%) SAP MDG
6 2 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.23%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.23%) SAP MII
7 1 (0.23%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.23%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.23%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.23%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.23%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 91 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (8.20%) SaaS
4 32 (7.49%) IaaS
5 30 (7.03%) PaaS
6 15 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (3.04%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (2.34%) Office 365
9 9 (2.11%) GitHub
10 6 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (1.41%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.94%) Akamai
11 4 (0.94%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (0.94%) Serverless
12 2 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.47%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.23%) Apigee
13 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.90%) Firewall
2 33 (7.73%) Internet
3 24 (5.62%) DNS
4 22 (5.15%) TCP/IP
5 18 (4.22%) Reverse Proxy
5 18 (4.22%) VPN
6 16 (3.75%) SAN
7 11 (2.58%) WAN
7 11 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (2.11%) LAN
9 8 (1.87%) Network Security
10 5 (1.17%) VLAN
11 4 (0.94%) Software-Defined Networking
12 3 (0.70%) NAS
12 3 (0.70%) SNMP
12 3 (0.70%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.70%) VSAN
12 3 (0.70%) Wireless
13 2 (0.47%) HSRP
13 2 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.90%) Big Data
2 28 (6.56%) SQL Server
3 16 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (3.51%) MongoDB
5 12 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.11%) Hadoop
7 9 (2.11%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.87%) Apache Hive
8 8 (1.87%) Impala
8 8 (1.87%) MySQL
8 8 (1.87%) OLTP
8 8 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.64%) SAP HANA
10 6 (1.41%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.41%) Power BI
11 5 (1.17%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.17%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (2.81%) JIRA
2 8 (1.87%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.87%) Selenium
3 7 (1.64%) Cucumber
4 6 (1.41%) ER Studio
5 5 (1.17%) Maven
6 4 (0.94%) SonarQube
7 3 (0.70%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.23%) Hudson
8 1 (0.23%) NUnit
8 1 (0.23%) Subversion
8 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 60 (14.05%) Finance
2 43 (10.07%) Retail
3 21 (4.92%) Legal
4 11 (2.58%) French Language
4 11 (2.58%) German Language
4 11 (2.58%) Swedish Language
5 7 (1.64%) Marketing
6 6 (1.41%) Advertising
6 6 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.94%) Banking
8 3 (0.70%) Military
8 3 (0.70%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.47%) Digital Economy
9 2 (0.47%) Electronics
9 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.56%) .NET
1 28 (6.56%) Web Services
2 18 (4.22%) JSON
2 18 (4.22%) Node.js
3 15 (3.51%) XML
4 14 (3.28%) EJB
4 14 (3.28%) Java EE
5 13 (3.04%) ActiveMQ
5 13 (3.04%) EJB 3.0
5 13 (3.04%) HornetQ
5 13 (3.04%) HTML
5 13 (3.04%) Java SE
5 13 (3.04%) JMS
5 13 (3.04%) RESTful
5 13 (3.04%) WebSphere MQ
6 12 (2.81%) AngularJS
6 12 (2.81%) OAuth
6 12 (2.81%) OAuth2
6 12 (2.81%) OpenID
6 12 (2.81%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.30%) Data Centre
2 40 (9.37%) Self-Motivation
3 30 (7.03%) Hybrid Cloud
4 28 (6.56%) Greenfield Project
5 27 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (6.09%) Security Operations Centre
7 18 (4.22%) Replication
8 14 (3.28%) Cloud Native
9 13 (3.04%) CESG
10 12 (2.81%) Linux Command Line
10 12 (2.81%) Reference Data
11 10 (2.34%) Public Cloud
12 7 (1.64%) PKI
13 6 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (1.17%) Management Information System
14 5 (1.17%) Private Cloud
15 4 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
15 4 (0.94%) NHS
15 4 (0.94%) Robotics
15 4 (0.94%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.85%) Linux
2 22 (5.15%) Unix
2 22 (5.15%) Windows
3 4 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (0.47%) AIX
5 2 (0.47%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.23%) VMS
6 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (18.03%) Enterprise Architecture
3 72 (16.86%) TOGAF
4 67 (15.69%) SOA
5 63 (14.75%) E-Commerce
6 59 (13.82%) IT Strategy
7 47 (11.01%) Migration
8 44 (10.30%) Security Architecture
9 42 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 36 (8.43%) Technical Architecture
11 34 (7.96%) Presales
12 32 (7.49%) Microservices
13 30 (7.03%) SIEM
14 29 (6.79%) Scrum
15 28 (6.56%) Penetration Testing
16 27 (6.32%) Continuous Improvement
16 27 (6.32%) Data Integration
16 27 (6.32%) Decision-Making
17 26 (6.09%) Problem-Solving
17 26 (6.09%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 46 (10.77%) Java
2 39 (9.13%) SQL
3 26 (6.09%) C#
4 22 (5.15%) PowerShell
5 16 (3.75%) Shell Script
6 15 (3.51%) Python
7 14 (3.28%) Bash Shell
8 13 (3.04%) JavaScript
9 11 (2.58%) AWK
10 10 (2.34%) C++
10 10 (2.34%) VBA
11 8 (1.87%) C
12 6 (1.41%) PHP
13 3 (0.70%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.47%) Ruby
14 2 (0.47%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.47%) VBScript
14 2 (0.47%) X++
15 1 (0.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 39 (9.13%) Degree
2 38 (8.90%) CISSP
3 31 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (6.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 26 (6.09%) ISSAP
5 25 (5.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (4.68%) CCIE
7 19 (4.45%) CCNP
7 19 (4.45%) MCSE
8 17 (3.98%) Security Cleared
9 16 (3.75%) CCIE Security
9 16 (3.75%) SC Cleared
9 16 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (3.51%) CCSP
10 15 (3.51%) GCWN
10 15 (3.51%) ISSEP
10 15 (3.51%) RHCA
10 15 (3.51%) RHCE
10 15 (3.51%) SANS
10 15 (3.51%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.75%) Data Quality
1 16 (3.75%) GDPR
2 13 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.04%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (0.47%) QA
3 2 (0.47%) RMADS
4 1 (0.23%) COBIT
4 1 (0.23%) DICOM
4 1 (0.23%) HL7
4 1 (0.23%) SEPA
System Software
1 30 (7.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (5.15%) Docker
3 15 (3.51%) Active Directory
4 13 (3.04%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.64%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 7 (1.64%) VMware NSX
7 3 (0.70%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.70%) HDFS
7 3 (0.70%) Lustre
7 3 (0.70%) XenApp
7 3 (0.70%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.47%) Ceph
9 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (4.45%) Puppet
2 18 (4.22%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (3.75%) Kubernetes
4 7 (1.64%) CA Single Sign-On
4 7 (1.64%) Oracle Identity Management
4 7 (1.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 7 (1.64%) Tivoli
4 7 (1.64%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 6 (1.41%) Ansible
5 6 (1.41%) Terraform
6 5 (1.17%) Packer
6 5 (1.17%) SCCM
7 3 (0.70%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.70%) Oozie
7 3 (0.70%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.70%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.70%) vRealize
8 2 (0.47%) Grafana
8 2 (0.47%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 73 (17.10%) Microsoft
2 49 (11.48%) VMware
3 44 (10.30%) hybris
4 38 (8.90%) Cisco
5 33 (7.73%) Oracle
6 26 (6.09%) SAP
7 23 (5.39%) IBM
8 19 (4.45%) Red Hat
9 14 (3.28%) Workday
10 11 (2.58%) Google
11 8 (1.87%) Cognizant
11 8 (1.87%) Palo Alto
11 8 (1.87%) Ping Identity
12 7 (1.64%) CA
12 7 (1.64%) EMC
12 7 (1.64%) NetApp
12 7 (1.64%) Novell
12 7 (1.64%) Sun
12 7 (1.64%) Tableau
12 7 (1.64%) Xamarin