Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 79 52
Rank change year-on-year +25 -27 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 479 452 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.67% 3.73% 4.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.83% 3.85% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 286 333 465
East of England median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% - +3.85%
10th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £52,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £86,450 £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 9,926 11,748 12,822
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.88% 96.98% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7,568 9,647 10,645
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +35 185 £75,000 +7.14% 22
Cambridgeshire +32 151 £70,000 +3.70% 27
Bedfordshire -5 95 £70,000 +1.08% 12
Suffolk +2 23 £82,500 +26.92% 1
Essex +7 15 £59,750 +19.50% 7
Norfolk +9 9 £67,500 +3.85% 8
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 102 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (19.00%) Amazon AWS
3 90 (18.79%) Microsoft
4 81 (16.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 75 (15.66%) Finance
6 67 (13.99%) TOGAF
7 64 (13.36%) SOA
8 62 (12.94%) Retail
9 59 (12.32%) Java
10 57 (11.90%) Enterprise Architecture
11 56 (11.69%) VMware
12 54 (11.27%) Data Centre
13 50 (10.44%) Migration
13 50 (10.44%) E-Commerce
14 48 (10.02%) Firewall
15 47 (9.81%) Data Modelling
15 47 (9.81%) Cisco
16 45 (9.39%) SaaS
16 45 (9.39%) IaaS
16 45 (9.39%) Microservices
17 44 (9.19%) Security Architecture
17 44 (9.19%) .NET
18 42 (8.77%) Linux
18 42 (8.77%) PaaS
18 42 (8.77%) Presales
18 42 (8.77%) Self-Motivation
19 41 (8.56%) Hybrid Cloud
19 41 (8.56%) Degree
19 41 (8.56%) CISSP
20 40 (8.35%) Technical 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 33 (6.89%) OpenStack
2 22 (4.59%) Apache Spark
2 22 (4.59%) JBoss
2 22 (4.59%) WebSphere
3 18 (3.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 16 (3.34%) WebLogic
5 14 (2.92%) GlassFish
5 14 (2.92%) MQSeries
6 8 (1.67%) SAS
7 7 (1.46%) Apache
7 7 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (1.46%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.84%) Drupal
9 4 (0.84%) IIS
9 4 (0.84%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.42%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (2.51%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (1.46%) Unit4 Business World
3 6 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.25%) SAP APO
3 6 (1.25%) SAP MM
3 6 (1.25%) SAP PP
3 6 (1.25%) SAP QM
3 6 (1.25%) SAP SCM
3 6 (1.25%) SAP WM
4 5 (1.04%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (1.04%) SAP GRC
4 5 (1.04%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.84%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.63%) SAP MDG
7 2 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.21%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 91 (19.00%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (16.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (9.39%) IaaS
3 45 (9.39%) SaaS
4 42 (8.77%) PaaS
5 15 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (2.71%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (2.30%) GitHub
7 11 (2.30%) Office 365
8 10 (2.09%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (1.46%) Azure Data Factory
10 6 (1.25%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.84%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.84%) Serverless
12 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.42%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 48 (10.02%) Firewall
2 27 (5.64%) DNS
3 26 (5.43%) TCP/IP
4 21 (4.38%) Internet
4 21 (4.38%) Reverse Proxy
4 21 (4.38%) VPN
5 19 (3.97%) WAN
6 18 (3.76%) LAN
7 17 (3.55%) SAN
8 12 (2.51%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (1.46%) VSAN
10 6 (1.25%) Network Security
11 5 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (1.04%) FTP
12 4 (0.84%) Software-Defined Networking
12 4 (0.84%) VLAN
13 3 (0.63%) SNMP
13 3 (0.63%) Wireless
14 2 (0.42%) SSL
14 2 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (7.52%) Big Data
1 36 (7.52%) Data Warehouse
2 32 (6.68%) SQL Server
3 26 (5.43%) MongoDB
4 20 (4.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (3.97%) Hadoop
6 18 (3.76%) Impala
7 17 (3.55%) OLTP
8 16 (3.34%) Apache Hive
9 15 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (2.51%) Power BI
11 11 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (2.09%) MySQL
12 10 (2.09%) Relational Database
13 9 (1.88%) RDBMS
14 8 (1.67%) Microsoft Power View
14 8 (1.67%) PowerPivot
14 8 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (1.46%) NoSQL
16 6 (1.25%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (2.30%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.88%) Selenium
3 8 (1.67%) Cucumber
4 6 (1.25%) ER Studio
5 5 (1.04%) JIRA
5 5 (1.04%) SonarQube
6 4 (0.84%) Maven
7 3 (0.63%) Bugzilla
7 3 (0.63%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.42%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.21%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.21%) Hudson
9 1 (0.21%) NUnit
9 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 75 (15.66%) Finance
2 62 (12.94%) Retail
3 19 (3.97%) Legal
4 14 (2.92%) French Language
4 14 (2.92%) German Language
4 14 (2.92%) Swedish Language
5 11 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.88%) Marketing
7 7 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.46%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.84%) Advertising
8 4 (0.84%) Banking
9 3 (0.63%) Automotive
10 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.42%) Digital Economy
10 2 (0.42%) Military
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (9.19%) .NET
2 32 (6.68%) Web Services
3 29 (6.05%) Node.js
4 20 (4.18%) .NET Core
5 18 (3.76%) JSON
6 16 (3.34%) Java EE
7 15 (3.13%) AngularJS
7 15 (3.13%) Middleware
8 14 (2.92%) ActiveMQ
8 14 (2.92%) EJB
8 14 (2.92%) EJB 3.0
8 14 (2.92%) HornetQ
8 14 (2.92%) Java SE
8 14 (2.92%) JMS
8 14 (2.92%) WebSphere MQ
8 14 (2.92%) XML
9 13 (2.71%) HTML
10 10 (2.09%) Kafka
10 10 (2.09%) Spring
11 9 (1.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.27%) Data Centre
2 42 (8.77%) Self-Motivation
3 41 (8.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 34 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (5.22%) Security Operations Centre
6 20 (4.18%) Greenfield Project
6 20 (4.18%) Replication
7 16 (3.34%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.71%) Linux Command Line
8 13 (2.71%) Xbox
9 12 (2.51%) Cloud Native
9 12 (2.51%) Public Cloud
9 12 (2.51%) Reference Data
10 8 (1.67%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.46%) FMCG
12 6 (1.25%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.25%) Private Cloud
13 5 (1.04%) Fintech
14 4 (0.84%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 42 (8.77%) Linux
2 28 (5.85%) Windows
3 25 (5.22%) Unix
4 4 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.63%) AIX
5 3 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.42%) Solaris
6 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.42%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (13.99%) TOGAF
3 64 (13.36%) SOA
4 57 (11.90%) Enterprise Architecture
5 50 (10.44%) E-Commerce
5 50 (10.44%) Migration
6 47 (9.81%) Data Modelling
7 45 (9.39%) Microservices
8 44 (9.19%) Security Architecture
9 42 (8.77%) Presales
10 40 (8.35%) Technical Architecture
11 39 (8.14%) IT Strategy
12 38 (7.93%) Scrum
13 37 (7.72%) Stakeholder Management
14 33 (6.89%) DevOps
15 31 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
16 29 (6.05%) Cybersecurity
16 29 (6.05%) Mentoring
16 29 (6.05%) Penetration Testing
17 28 (5.85%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 59 (12.32%) Java
2 39 (8.14%) SQL
3 35 (7.31%) C#
4 28 (5.85%) PowerShell
5 19 (3.97%) JavaScript
5 19 (3.97%) Shell Script
6 17 (3.55%) Python
7 16 (3.34%) C
8 15 (3.13%) Bash Shell
9 12 (2.51%) AWK
10 11 (2.30%) C++
11 9 (1.88%) VBA
12 8 (1.67%) PHP
13 3 (0.63%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.63%) Ruby
13 3 (0.63%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.63%) VBScript
14 2 (0.42%) Ada
14 2 (0.42%) X++
15 1 (0.21%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 41 (8.56%) CISSP
1 41 (8.56%) Degree
2 29 (6.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (5.22%) Security Cleared
5 22 (4.59%) CCIE
6 21 (4.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 21 (4.38%) CCNP
6 21 (4.38%) ISSAP
6 21 (4.38%) MCSE
7 18 (3.76%) CCIE Security
8 17 (3.55%) CSSLP
8 17 (3.55%) GCWN
8 17 (3.55%) ISSEP
8 17 (3.55%) RHCA
8 17 (3.55%) RHCE
8 17 (3.55%) SSCP
8 17 (3.55%) VCAP
8 17 (3.55%) VCDX
8 17 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.34%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.88%) GDPR
3 6 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.04%) QA
5 2 (0.42%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.42%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.42%) SEPA
6 1 (0.21%) COBIT
6 1 (0.21%) DICOM
6 1 (0.21%) HL7
6 1 (0.21%) PMO
6 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (6.89%) Docker
2 32 (6.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.97%) Hyper-V
4 18 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.88%) VMware NSX
6 6 (1.25%) Apache Flume
6 6 (1.25%) HDFS
7 4 (0.84%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.63%) Lustre
8 3 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.42%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.42%) Ceph
9 2 (0.42%) KVM
9 2 (0.42%) QEMU
9 2 (0.42%) XenApp
9 2 (0.42%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.21%) Firmware
10 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 23 (4.80%) Puppet
2 22 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (3.97%) Kubernetes
4 7 (1.46%) Ansible
4 7 (1.46%) SCOrch
4 7 (1.46%) SCVMM
4 7 (1.46%) Terraform
4 7 (1.46%) vRealize
5 6 (1.25%) Oozie
5 6 (1.25%) Packer
6 3 (0.63%) SCCM
6 3 (0.63%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
7 2 (0.42%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.42%) Grafana
7 2 (0.42%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.21%) OpenView
8 1 (0.21%) Salt
8 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 90 (18.79%) Microsoft
2 56 (11.69%) VMware
3 47 (9.81%) Cisco
4 34 (7.10%) hybris
5 33 (6.89%) Oracle
6 32 (6.68%) IBM
7 30 (6.26%) SAP
8 26 (5.43%) Red Hat
9 14 (2.92%) Workday
10 13 (2.71%) EMC
11 12 (2.51%) Google
12 8 (1.67%) NetApp
13 7 (1.46%) Cognos
13 7 (1.46%) Informatica
13 7 (1.46%) Talend
13 7 (1.46%) Xamarin
14 6 (1.25%) Cognizant
15 5 (1.04%) Citrix
15 5 (1.04%) Hyperion
15 5 (1.04%) Juniper