Period
to 10 August 2020

The median annual salary for an Architect was £76,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 39 43 60
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 155 362 514
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 5.41% 4.95% 4.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.68% 5.16% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 118 240 391
Median annual salary £76,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% - +13.21%
10th Percentile £56,025 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £98,600 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year - +3.33% +3.45%

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 2,731 7,013 11,360
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.39% 95.83% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2,111 5,375 8,557
Median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

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 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020. 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 +4 67 £77,500 +3.33% 14
Essex +36 33 £85,000 +9.68% 5
Cambridgeshire +21 31 £58,750 -26.56% 6
Bedfordshire -4 18 £76,000 +1.33% 3
Suffolk +22 6 £77,500 +12.73%
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 42 (27.10%) Azure
2 38 (24.52%) Finance
3 37 (23.87%) TOGAF
4 35 (22.58%) AWS
5 27 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (16.77%) .NET
7 24 (15.48%) Microsoft
8 21 (13.55%) C
8 21 (13.55%) C#
9 20 (12.90%) PhD
9 20 (12.90%) Data Modelling
10 19 (12.26%) C++
10 19 (12.26%) SaaS
10 19 (12.26%) Data Architecture
10 19 (12.26%) Public Cloud
10 19 (12.26%) SDLC
11 18 (11.61%) IT Strategy
12 17 (10.97%) Technical Architecture
12 17 (10.97%) Presales
12 17 (10.97%) Architectural Design
13 16 (10.32%) Analytics
13 16 (10.32%) Software Architecture
13 16 (10.32%) Banking
13 16 (10.32%) Windows
14 15 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (9.68%) Degree
14 15 (9.68%) Line Management
14 15 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (9.03%) Computer Science
15 14 (9.03%) Enterprise Architecture

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 6 (3.87%) Apache Spark
1 6 (3.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (1.94%) Confluence
3 2 (1.29%) CMS
3 2 (1.29%) Mule
4 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.65%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 42 (27.10%) Azure
2 35 (22.58%) AWS
3 19 (12.26%) SaaS
4 14 (9.03%) PaaS
5 5 (3.23%) IaaS
6 4 (2.58%) Boomi
6 4 (2.58%) GCP
6 4 (2.58%) Power Platform
7 3 (1.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (1.94%) Amazon ECS
7 3 (1.94%) Amazon EKS
7 3 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.94%) AWS Fargate
7 3 (1.94%) Office 365
7 3 (1.94%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (1.29%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.52%) WAN
1 7 (4.52%) Wireless
2 6 (3.87%) 3GPP
3 5 (3.23%) VPN
4 4 (2.58%) 5G
5 3 (1.94%) Firewall
5 3 (1.94%) Skype
6 2 (1.29%) DNS
6 2 (1.29%) LAN
6 2 (1.29%) SSH
7 1 (0.65%) 4G
7 1 (0.65%) LTE
7 1 (0.65%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (6.45%) Big Data
3 5 (3.23%) Data Lake
3 5 (3.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.58%) Power BI
5 3 (1.94%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (1.94%) Apache Hive
5 3 (1.94%) Apache Kudu
5 3 (1.94%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.94%) Impala
5 3 (1.94%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.94%) OLTP
6 2 (1.29%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.29%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.29%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.29%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.65%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.65%) DB2
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.58%) JIRA
2 2 (1.29%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.29%) Pylint
2 2 (1.29%) Selenium
2 2 (1.29%) Sourcetree
3 1 (0.65%) GoCD
3 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.65%) MagicDraw
3 1 (0.65%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 38 (24.52%) Finance
2 16 (10.32%) Banking
3 14 (9.03%) Retail
4 11 (7.10%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.16%) Advertising
6 7 (4.52%) Games
7 6 (3.87%) Legal
7 6 (3.87%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (2.58%) Back Office
9 3 (1.94%) Law
10 2 (1.29%) General Ledger
10 2 (1.29%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.65%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.65%) Marketing
11 1 (0.65%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.77%) .NET
2 14 (9.03%) REST
2 14 (9.03%) Web Services
3 12 (7.74%) Middleware
4 10 (6.45%) SOAP
5 6 (3.87%) Kafka
5 6 (3.87%) OpenGL ES
5 6 (3.87%) Vulkan
6 5 (3.23%) Node.js
7 4 (2.58%) OpenCL
8 3 (1.94%) Laravel
8 3 (1.94%) React
9 2 (1.29%) Django
9 2 (1.29%) JSON
9 2 (1.29%) OAuth
9 2 (1.29%) OpenGL
9 2 (1.29%) pytest
9 2 (1.29%) Redux
9 2 (1.29%) RESTful
9 2 (1.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.26%) Public Cloud
2 15 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.45%) Algorithms
4 8 (5.16%) User Experience
5 6 (3.87%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.87%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.87%) Shadow IT
6 5 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.58%) ASIC
8 3 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.94%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.29%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.65%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.65%) FMCG
10 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.65%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.32%) Windows
2 11 (7.10%) Linux
3 4 (2.58%) Android
3 4 (2.58%) Unix
4 3 (1.94%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.65%) AIX
5 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (23.87%) TOGAF
2 27 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (12.90%) Data Modelling
4 19 (12.26%) Data Architecture
4 19 (12.26%) SDLC
5 18 (11.61%) IT Strategy
6 17 (10.97%) Architectural Design
6 17 (10.97%) Presales
6 17 (10.97%) Technical Architecture
7 16 (10.32%) Analytics
7 16 (10.32%) Software Architecture
8 15 (9.68%) Line Management
9 14 (9.03%) Computer Science
9 14 (9.03%) Enterprise Architecture
9 14 (9.03%) Migration
9 14 (9.03%) SOA
9 14 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (9.03%) Zachman Framework
10 13 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (7.74%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.55%) C
1 21 (13.55%) C#
2 19 (12.26%) C++
3 13 (8.39%) SQL
4 12 (7.74%) Java
5 11 (7.10%) Assembly Language
6 9 (5.81%) Python
7 6 (3.87%) PHP
8 4 (2.58%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.58%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.94%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.29%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.65%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.65%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.65%) Erlang
11 1 (0.65%) Go
11 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (12.90%) PhD
2 15 (9.68%) Degree
3 5 (3.23%) TOGAF Certification
4 4 (2.58%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.65%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.87%) QA
2 3 (1.94%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.29%) COBIT
3 2 (1.29%) GDPR
3 2 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.65%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (3.23%) Firmware
2 3 (1.94%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.94%) Docker
2 3 (1.94%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.94%) Oozie
2 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.39%) Oracle
3 5 (3.23%) SAP
4 4 (2.58%) Dell
4 4 (2.58%) Tableau
5 3 (1.94%) Cloudera
5 3 (1.94%) Informatica
5 3 (1.94%) VMware
6 2 (1.29%) Adobe
6 2 (1.29%) Avaya
6 2 (1.29%) Citrix
6 2 (1.29%) IBM
6 2 (1.29%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.29%) Talend
6 2 (1.29%) Temenos
7 1 (0.65%) ATG
7 1 (0.65%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.65%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.65%) Google
7 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com