Period
to 16 September 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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 38 56 46
Rank change year-on-year +18 -10 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 293 89 371
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 5.65% 4.25% 5.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.24% 4.46% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 132 64 222
10th Percentile £57,500 £56,850 £54,038
25th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
75th Percentile £87,500 £95,625 £88,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £97,850 £100,000
England median annual salary £82,500 £75,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.23% +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 4,698 1,995 6,789
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.52% 95.27% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,735 1,602 5,153
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £25,500
25th Percentile £34,472 £36,063 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year - +3.26% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +13 140 £76,250 +1.67% 32
Cambridgeshire -10 77 £60,000 -11.11% 8
Essex +13 39 £82,500 -2.94% 14
Bedfordshire +3 30 £80,000 +23.08% 11
Suffolk - 7 £72,500 -
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 102 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (22.87%) Azure
3 64 (21.84%) Degree
4 63 (21.50%) Social Skills
5 60 (20.48%) AWS
6 59 (20.14%) SDLC
7 57 (19.45%) Microsoft
8 49 (16.72%) Finance
9 48 (16.38%) Computer Science
10 44 (15.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 44 (15.02%) Data Modelling
11 43 (14.68%) IT Strategy
12 42 (14.33%) Validation
13 41 (13.99%) Firmware
13 41 (13.99%) EMC
14 39 (13.31%) V-Model
15 38 (12.97%) Public Cloud
16 36 (12.29%) Microsoft 365
17 34 (11.60%) Software Engineering
18 33 (11.26%) PaaS
19 32 (10.92%) Pharmaceutical
20 30 (10.24%) Rational DOORS
21 28 (9.56%) IaaS
21 28 (9.56%) Linux
22 27 (9.22%) Data Management
23 26 (8.87%) Java
23 26 (8.87%) Test Strategy
23 26 (8.87%) Project Delivery
24 25 (8.53%) Architecture Roadmap
24 25 (8.53%) Electronics

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 9 (3.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (2.39%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.71%) Confluence
4 3 (1.02%) SAS
5 2 (0.68%) Appian
5 2 (0.68%) CMS
5 2 (0.68%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.68%) Kentico
5 2 (0.68%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (2.73%) Simulink
2 3 (1.02%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.07%) Magento
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.34%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (0.34%) Lawson
2 1 (0.34%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 67 (22.87%) Azure
2 60 (20.48%) AWS
3 36 (12.29%) Microsoft 365
4 33 (11.26%) PaaS
5 28 (9.56%) IaaS
6 21 (7.17%) Serverless
7 20 (6.83%) GCP
7 20 (6.83%) SaaS
8 11 (3.75%) Azure Stack
9 8 (2.73%) Power Platform
10 6 (2.05%) Azure Service Bus
10 6 (2.05%) iPaaS
11 4 (1.37%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (1.37%) PowerApps
12 3 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (1.02%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 2 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.68%) Power Automate
13 2 (0.68%) Snowflake
13 2 (0.68%) WeChat
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.48%) Software-Defined Radio
2 18 (6.14%) Firewall
3 15 (5.12%) DNS
4 13 (4.44%) WAN
5 12 (4.10%) HTTP
6 10 (3.41%) LAN
6 10 (3.41%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (2.73%) SD-WAN
8 7 (2.39%) MPLS
9 6 (2.05%) BGP
10 5 (1.71%) Wireless
11 4 (1.37%) IPsec
11 4 (1.37%) OSPF
12 2 (0.68%) NetScaler
12 2 (0.68%) Skype
13 1 (0.34%) 5G
13 1 (0.34%) LTE
13 1 (0.34%) Network Security
13 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
13 1 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.14%) Electronic Patient Records
2 12 (4.10%) Data Mining
3 7 (2.39%) Big Data
4 6 (2.05%) Data Lake
4 6 (2.05%) Power BI
5 5 (1.71%) MySQL
5 5 (1.71%) Tableau
6 4 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.02%) Metadata
7 3 (1.02%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.02%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.68%) Amazon QuickSight
8 2 (0.68%) BigQuery
8 2 (0.68%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.68%) HDInsight
8 2 (0.68%) Looker
8 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.34%) GIS
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (10.24%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (2.05%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.71%) JIRA
4 4 (1.37%) Cypress.io
4 4 (1.37%) JMeter
4 4 (1.37%) Postman
4 4 (1.37%) Selenium
5 3 (1.02%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.02%) GitLab
5 3 (1.02%) Maven
6 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
General
1 63 (21.50%) Social Skills
2 49 (16.72%) Finance
3 32 (10.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 25 (8.53%) Electronics
5 22 (7.51%) Law
6 21 (7.17%) Influencing Skills
7 18 (6.14%) Marketing
8 15 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (5.12%) Billing
9 14 (4.78%) Retail
10 12 (4.10%) Aerospace
10 12 (4.10%) Manufacturing
11 10 (3.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 9 (3.07%) Automotive
12 9 (3.07%) Games
12 9 (3.07%) Legal
12 9 (3.07%) Telecoms
13 5 (1.71%) Documentation Skills
13 5 (1.71%) Presentation Skills
14 3 (1.02%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.51%) .NET
2 14 (4.78%) Web Services
3 13 (4.44%) REST
4 9 (3.07%) React
4 9 (3.07%) SOAP
5 8 (2.73%) XML
6 6 (2.05%) Kafka
7 3 (1.02%) .NET Core
7 3 (1.02%) CSS
7 3 (1.02%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (1.02%) Spring
7 3 (1.02%) Spring Boot
7 3 (1.02%) UDDI
7 3 (1.02%) WSDL
8 2 (0.68%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.68%) HTML
8 2 (0.68%) JSON
8 2 (0.68%) Middleware
8 2 (0.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.34%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.97%) Public Cloud
2 21 (7.17%) Management Information System
3 20 (6.83%) Life Science
4 15 (5.12%) Data Centre
4 15 (5.12%) Taxonomies
5 9 (3.07%) Private Cloud
6 8 (2.73%) Algorithms
6 8 (2.73%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (2.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 6 (2.05%) Legacy Systems
7 6 (2.05%) Tandem
8 5 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.68%) Blog
9 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.68%) FMCG
9 2 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.68%) Robotics
9 2 (0.68%) Social Media
9 2 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.56%) Linux
2 17 (5.80%) Windows
3 12 (4.10%) Unix
4 10 (3.41%) Windows Server 2019
5 5 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.71%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (0.68%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (20.14%) SDLC
3 48 (16.38%) Computer Science
4 44 (15.02%) Data Modelling
4 44 (15.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 43 (14.68%) IT Strategy
6 42 (14.33%) Validation
7 39 (13.31%) V-Model
8 34 (11.60%) Software Engineering
9 27 (9.22%) Data Management
10 26 (8.87%) Project Delivery
10 26 (8.87%) Test Strategy
11 25 (8.53%) Architecture Roadmap
12 24 (8.19%) Data Engineering
12 24 (8.19%) Microservices
13 22 (7.51%) Artificial Intelligence
13 22 (7.51%) DevOps
13 22 (7.51%) Requirements Management
13 22 (7.51%) SOA
14 21 (7.17%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.87%) Java
2 24 (8.19%) SQL
3 22 (7.51%) C++
4 15 (5.12%) C
5 12 (4.10%) Python
6 5 (1.71%) C#
7 3 (1.02%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.68%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.68%) Perl
8 2 (0.68%) Ruby
9 1 (0.34%) Java 11
9 1 (0.34%) Java 8
9 1 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 64 (21.84%) Degree
2 17 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (5.12%) Security Cleared
4 14 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (4.10%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.05%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (1.37%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (1.37%) CCDP
7 4 (1.37%) CCNP
7 4 (1.37%) CISSP
7 4 (1.37%) CSSLP
7 4 (1.37%) ISSAP
7 4 (1.37%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.68%) CCIE
8 2 (0.68%) CEH
8 2 (0.68%) JNCIE
8 2 (0.68%) JNCIP
8 2 (0.68%) JNCIS
8 2 (0.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.17%) CDISC
2 7 (2.39%) GRC
3 6 (2.05%) QA
4 5 (1.71%) GDPR
5 4 (1.37%) Accessibility
5 4 (1.37%) NIST
5 4 (1.37%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (13.99%) Firmware
2 13 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.41%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.73%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (4.78%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.37%) Terraform
3 3 (1.02%) Ansible
4 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.68%) SCCM
5 1 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 57 (19.45%) Microsoft
2 41 (13.99%) EMC
3 19 (6.48%) MuleSoft
4 18 (6.14%) CA Agile Central
5 15 (5.12%) VMware
6 13 (4.44%) Cisco
6 13 (4.44%) ServiceNow
7 11 (3.75%) Adobe
8 10 (3.41%) Instagram
9 9 (3.07%) Oracle
10 8 (2.73%) Altera
10 8 (2.73%) Citrix
10 8 (2.73%) Xilinx
11 6 (2.05%) Confluent
11 6 (2.05%) Google
11 6 (2.05%) HP
12 5 (1.71%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.71%) Palo Alto
13 4 (1.37%) IBM
13 4 (1.37%) Salesforce.com