Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 80 57
Rank change year-on-year +24 -23 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 515 444 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.64% 3.79% 4.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.79% 3.90% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 335 311 462
East of England median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -
10th Percentile £57,500 £51,250 £50,125
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
% 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 10,757 11,391 12,558
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 97.17% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8,124 9,331 10,540
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Hertfordshire +20 199 £75,000 +7.14% 32
Cambridgeshire +38 166 £75,000 +15.38% 24
Bedfordshire -13 82 £68,750 +1.85% 24
Suffolk +27 40 £81,250 +25.00% 1
Essex +21 20 £60,000 +4.35% 11
Norfolk +24 16 £95,000 +46.15% 4
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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.

1 126 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (21.17%) Amazon AWS
3 97 (18.83%) Microsoft
4 94 (18.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 82 (15.92%) Java
6 80 (15.53%) Finance
7 69 (13.40%) .NET
8 66 (12.82%) TOGAF
9 64 (12.43%) SOA
10 61 (11.84%) Linux
10 61 (11.84%) Microservices
11 57 (11.07%) Data Modelling
12 54 (10.49%) Data Warehouse
13 53 (10.29%) VMware
14 51 (9.90%) Presales
15 50 (9.71%) Retail
15 50 (9.71%) SQL
16 49 (9.51%) Firewall
16 49 (9.51%) Data Centre
17 47 (9.13%) Mentoring
17 47 (9.13%) Security Architecture
18 46 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
19 45 (8.74%) Migration
19 45 (8.74%) Self-Motivation
20 44 (8.54%) Scrum
21 43 (8.35%) IaaS
21 43 (8.35%) SaaS
22 41 (7.96%) PaaS
22 41 (7.96%) Oracle
23 40 (7.77%) C#

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 36 (6.99%) OpenStack
2 29 (5.63%) Apache Spark
3 23 (4.47%) JBoss
4 22 (4.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 21 (4.08%) WebSphere
6 15 (2.91%) WebLogic
7 14 (2.72%) Apache
7 14 (2.72%) Tomcat
8 13 (2.52%) GlassFish
8 13 (2.52%) MQSeries
9 11 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (1.36%) SAS
11 6 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.97%) Drupal
13 4 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
14 3 (0.58%) Confluence
14 3 (0.58%) IIS
15 2 (0.39%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.39%) Commerce Server
15 2 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (2.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (1.94%) SAP APO
2 10 (1.94%) SAP MM
2 10 (1.94%) SAP PP
2 10 (1.94%) SAP QM
2 10 (1.94%) SAP SCM
2 10 (1.94%) SAP WM
3 9 (1.75%) Cognos TM1
3 9 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.97%) SAP GRC
5 5 (0.97%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.78%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.58%) SAP MDG
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.19%) SAP MII
8 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 109 (21.17%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (18.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (8.35%) IaaS
3 43 (8.35%) SaaS
4 41 (7.96%) PaaS
5 18 (3.50%) Office 365
6 17 (3.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (3.11%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (2.14%) Dynamics 365
8 11 (2.14%) GitHub
9 10 (1.94%) Amazon S3
10 9 (1.75%) Amazon EMR
10 9 (1.75%) Amazon Kinesis
10 9 (1.75%) Azure Data Factory
11 7 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (1.17%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.78%) Serverless
14 3 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.39%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 49 (9.51%) Firewall
2 25 (4.85%) TCP/IP
3 24 (4.66%) DNS
4 22 (4.27%) Reverse Proxy
4 22 (4.27%) VPN
5 19 (3.69%) Internet
6 15 (2.91%) SAN
6 15 (2.91%) WAN
7 14 (2.72%) LAN
8 9 (1.75%) FTP
9 8 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (1.36%) VSAN
11 5 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (0.78%) HTTP
12 4 (0.78%) Software-Defined Networking
13 3 (0.58%) Wireless
14 2 (0.39%) Network Security
14 2 (0.39%) SSL
15 1 (0.19%) CTI
15 1 (0.19%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (10.49%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (6.99%) Big Data
2 36 (6.99%) MongoDB
3 29 (5.63%) SQL Server
4 26 (5.05%) Hadoop
4 26 (5.05%) Impala
5 25 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (3.50%) MySQL
7 18 (3.50%) OLTP
7 18 (3.50%) Power BI
8 17 (3.30%) Apache Hive
9 15 (2.91%) Microsoft Power View
9 15 (2.91%) PowerPivot
9 15 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (2.72%) NoSQL
11 11 (2.14%) Relational Database
12 10 (1.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
13 9 (1.75%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 19 (3.69%) Jenkins
2 15 (2.91%) Cucumber
2 15 (2.91%) Selenium
3 6 (1.17%) Bugzilla
4 5 (0.97%) SonarQube
5 4 (0.78%) ER Studio
5 4 (0.78%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.78%) Maven
6 2 (0.39%) JIRA
6 2 (0.39%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.19%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.19%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 80 (15.53%) Finance
2 50 (9.71%) Retail
3 19 (3.69%) Legal
3 19 (3.69%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.33%) French Language
4 12 (2.33%) German Language
4 12 (2.33%) Swedish Language
5 11 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.75%) Advertising
8 7 (1.36%) Marketing
9 6 (1.17%) Automotive
10 3 (0.58%) Banking
11 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.39%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (13.40%) .NET
2 40 (7.77%) Web Services
3 34 (6.60%) Node.js
4 30 (5.83%) Middleware
5 26 (5.05%) .NET Core
6 22 (4.27%) AngularJS
7 18 (3.50%) HTML
8 17 (3.30%) Spring
9 16 (3.11%) Java EE
9 16 (3.11%) REST
10 13 (2.52%) ActiveMQ
10 13 (2.52%) EJB
10 13 (2.52%) EJB 3.0
10 13 (2.52%) HornetQ
10 13 (2.52%) Java SE
10 13 (2.52%) JMS
10 13 (2.52%) Kafka
10 13 (2.52%) WebSphere MQ
11 12 (2.33%) XML
12 11 (2.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.51%) Data Centre
2 45 (8.74%) Self-Motivation
3 37 (7.18%) Hybrid Cloud
4 35 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (4.85%) Computer Science
6 24 (4.66%) Security Operations Centre
7 21 (4.08%) Replication
8 19 (3.69%) Xbox
9 14 (2.72%) Public Cloud
10 13 (2.52%) Linux Command Line
11 11 (2.14%) Cloud Native
11 11 (2.14%) FMCG
12 10 (1.94%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.75%) Management Information System
14 8 (1.55%) Fintech
15 7 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
15 7 (1.36%) Private Cloud
16 5 (0.97%) Reference Data
17 4 (0.78%) Algorithms
17 4 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 61 (11.84%) Linux
2 33 (6.41%) Windows
3 29 (5.63%) Unix
4 6 (1.17%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (1.17%) Windows 10
5 5 (0.97%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.78%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.58%) AIX
7 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.39%) Solaris
8 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.19%) CentOS
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (12.82%) TOGAF
3 64 (12.43%) SOA
4 61 (11.84%) Microservices
5 57 (11.07%) Data Modelling
6 51 (9.90%) Presales
7 47 (9.13%) Mentoring
7 47 (9.13%) Security Architecture
8 46 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 45 (8.74%) Migration
10 44 (8.54%) Scrum
11 40 (7.77%) Technical Architecture
12 38 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
13 36 (6.99%) Analytics
14 34 (6.60%) Coaching
14 34 (6.60%) Enterprise Architecture
15 31 (6.02%) DevOps
15 31 (6.02%) E-Commerce
15 31 (6.02%) UML
16 28 (5.44%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 82 (15.92%) Java
2 50 (9.71%) SQL
3 40 (7.77%) C#
4 27 (5.24%) PowerShell
5 22 (4.27%) Python
6 21 (4.08%) C
7 19 (3.69%) JavaScript
8 17 (3.30%) Shell Script
9 14 (2.72%) Bash Shell
10 11 (2.14%) AWK
11 10 (1.94%) C++
12 9 (1.75%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.55%) PHP
14 6 (1.17%) Embedded C
15 4 (0.78%) Embedded C++
15 4 (0.78%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.78%) VBScript
16 2 (0.39%) Ada
16 2 (0.39%) Perl
16 2 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (7.77%) CISSP
2 37 (7.18%) Degree
3 28 (5.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (4.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 22 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (4.08%) MCSE
6 20 (3.88%) ISSAP
7 19 (3.69%) CCIE
8 18 (3.50%) CCIE Security
8 18 (3.50%) CCNP
8 18 (3.50%) CCSP
8 18 (3.50%) CISM
9 17 (3.30%) CSSLP
9 17 (3.30%) GCWN
9 17 (3.30%) ISSEP
9 17 (3.30%) RHCA
9 17 (3.30%) SANS
9 17 (3.30%) VCAP
9 17 (3.30%) VCDX
9 17 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.52%) QA
2 9 (1.75%) GDPR
3 7 (1.36%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.36%) PMO
4 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.58%) COBIT
5 3 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.39%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.39%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.39%) SEPA
7 1 (0.19%) DICOM
7 1 (0.19%) HL7
7 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (7.77%) Docker
2 30 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.30%) Hyper-V
4 16 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (1.94%) Active Directory
5 10 (1.94%) Apache Flume
5 10 (1.94%) HDFS
6 7 (1.36%) VMware NSX
7 6 (1.17%) Firmware
8 5 (0.97%) KVM
8 5 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.97%) QEMU
9 4 (0.78%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.58%) Lustre
11 2 (0.39%) Ceph
11 2 (0.39%) XenApp
11 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.19%) Squid
Systems Management
1 23 (4.47%) Puppet
2 22 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (3.50%) Kubernetes
4 10 (1.94%) Oozie
5 7 (1.36%) SCCM
5 7 (1.36%) SCOrch
5 7 (1.36%) SCVMM
5 7 (1.36%) Terraform
5 7 (1.36%) vRealize
6 6 (1.17%) Packer
7 5 (0.97%) Ansible
8 3 (0.58%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
9 2 (0.39%) Grafana
9 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.39%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.19%) MOM
10 1 (0.19%) OpenView
10 1 (0.19%) Salt
10 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 97 (18.83%) Microsoft
2 53 (10.29%) VMware
3 41 (7.96%) Oracle
4 40 (7.77%) SAP
5 36 (6.99%) Cisco
6 30 (5.83%) IBM
6 30 (5.83%) Red Hat
7 20 (3.88%) hybris
8 17 (3.30%) Google
9 13 (2.52%) EMC
10 11 (2.14%) Cognos
10 11 (2.14%) Informatica
10 11 (2.14%) Talend
11 9 (1.75%) Hyperion
11 9 (1.75%) NetApp
11 9 (1.75%) Workday
12 7 (1.36%) Xamarin
13 5 (0.97%) F5
13 5 (0.97%) Sybase
14 4 (0.78%) Cognizant