Period
to

The median annual salary for an Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 73 35 38
Rank change year-on-year -38 +3 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 318 246 207
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 4.23% 5.39% 5.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.70% 5.87% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 96 138 149
10th Percentile £55,482 £57,500 £57,500
25th Percentile £70,938 £65,563 £66,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.23% - +3.33%
75th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £95,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,075 £99,000
England median annual salary £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.91%

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 6,769 4,193 3,469
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.07% 91.87% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3,003 2,502 2,704
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,250 £26,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £46,158
Median % change year-on-year - +8.32% -2.83%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,188 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire -24 142 £80,000 +3.23% 26
Cambridgeshire -16 112 £77,500 +29.17% 4
Essex -41 40 £85,000 - 3
Bedfordshire -21 23 £83,750 +8.06% 3
Suffolk -17 1 - - 2
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, Architect job roles required the following 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.

1 136 (42.77%) Social Skills
2 126 (39.62%) Agile
3 80 (25.16%) Azure
4 75 (23.58%) Computer Science
5 74 (23.27%) Degree
6 73 (22.96%) IT Strategy
7 61 (19.18%) Microsoft
8 58 (18.24%) AWS
9 54 (16.98%) DevOps
10 53 (16.67%) Mathematics
11 50 (15.72%) Artificial Intelligence
12 48 (15.09%) Microservices
13 40 (12.58%) CI/CD
14 39 (12.26%) Risk Management
14 39 (12.26%) Finance
15 38 (11.95%) C
16 37 (11.64%) Enterprise Architecture
16 37 (11.64%) TOGAF
17 35 (11.01%) PaaS
18 34 (10.69%) Software Engineering
19 33 (10.38%) C#
19 33 (10.38%) Law
19 33 (10.38%) Analytics
20 32 (10.06%) Salesforce.com
21 31 (9.75%) .NET
21 31 (9.75%) Big Data
22 30 (9.43%) C++
23 29 (9.12%) Pharmaceutical
23 29 (9.12%) SaaS
23 29 (9.12%) SDLC

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 8 (2.52%) CMS
1 8 (2.52%) Kentico
1 8 (2.52%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (1.57%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.63%) Confluence
3 2 (0.63%) IIS
3 2 (0.63%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.31%) InVision
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (0.31%) Sketch
1 1 (0.31%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 14 (4.40%) SAP S/4HANA
2 11 (3.46%) SAP ERP
2 11 (3.46%) SAP MDG
3 2 (0.63%) SAP APO
3 2 (0.63%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 80 (25.16%) Azure
2 58 (18.24%) AWS
3 35 (11.01%) PaaS
4 29 (9.12%) SaaS
5 20 (6.29%) IaaS
5 20 (6.29%) Microsoft 365
6 18 (5.66%) Serverless
7 11 (3.46%) Power Platform
8 10 (3.14%) Azure Machine Learning
9 9 (2.83%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (2.83%) Azure Logic Apps
10 8 (2.52%) Azure Functions
10 8 (2.52%) OpenShift
11 5 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.94%) Azure Monitor
13 2 (0.63%) AWS CodePipeline
13 2 (0.63%) AWS KMS
13 2 (0.63%) AWS Step Functions
13 2 (0.63%) Azure Data Factory
13 2 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.14%) Network Security
2 9 (2.83%) Internet
3 7 (2.20%) Intranet
4 6 (1.89%) Firewall
4 6 (1.89%) LAN
4 6 (1.89%) WAN
5 5 (1.57%) DNS
5 5 (1.57%) HTTP
6 3 (0.94%) BGP
6 3 (0.94%) Broadband
6 3 (0.94%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.94%) IPsec
6 3 (0.94%) MPLS
6 3 (0.94%) OSPF
6 3 (0.94%) SSL
6 3 (0.94%) VPN
6 3 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.94%) Wireless
7 2 (0.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.75%) Big Data
2 22 (6.92%) SQL Server
3 18 (5.66%) MySQL
4 11 (3.46%) SAP HANA
5 8 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.20%) Metadata
6 7 (2.20%) PowerCenter
6 7 (2.20%) Tableau
7 5 (1.57%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (0.94%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.63%) Amazon Athena
9 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.63%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.63%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.31%) DB2
10 1 (0.31%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (2.52%) GitLab
2 5 (1.57%) JIRA
3 3 (0.94%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.31%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.31%) Balsamiq
4 1 (0.31%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.31%) Maven
General
1 136 (42.77%) Social Skills
2 39 (12.26%) Finance
3 33 (10.38%) Law
4 29 (9.12%) Pharmaceutical
5 25 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (7.55%) Electronics
7 19 (5.97%) Influencing Skills
7 19 (5.97%) Legal
8 15 (4.72%) Marketing
9 12 (3.77%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 11 (3.46%) Presentation Skills
11 8 (2.52%) Retail
11 8 (2.52%) Wearables
12 4 (1.26%) Banking
12 4 (1.26%) Public Sector
12 4 (1.26%) Publishing
12 4 (1.26%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.63%) Documentation Skills
14 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (9.75%) .NET
2 17 (5.35%) REST
3 16 (5.03%) React
4 13 (4.09%) WCF
4 13 (4.09%) WPF
5 9 (2.83%) OpenID
6 8 (2.52%) .NET Core
6 8 (2.52%) JSON
6 8 (2.52%) LINQ
6 8 (2.52%) OAuth
6 8 (2.52%) OAuth2
6 8 (2.52%) SAML
6 8 (2.52%) Swagger
7 7 (2.20%) Middleware
8 6 (1.89%) Kafka
9 5 (1.57%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.26%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (0.94%) Flash
11 3 (0.94%) SOAP
12 2 (0.63%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.86%) Life Science
2 24 (7.55%) ARM Cortex
3 21 (6.60%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (6.29%) Algorithms
4 20 (6.29%) Cloud Native
5 17 (5.35%) Public Cloud
6 16 (5.03%) Smartphone
6 16 (5.03%) Social Media
7 13 (4.09%) IoT
7 13 (4.09%) Renewable Energy
8 10 (3.14%) Robotics
8 10 (3.14%) Taxonomies
9 8 (2.52%) ASIC
9 8 (2.52%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.52%) Marketing Technology
10 7 (2.20%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.89%) Data Fabric
11 6 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (1.89%) Legacy Systems
11 6 (1.89%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.40%) Linux
2 11 (3.46%) Windows
3 8 (2.52%) Android
4 7 (2.20%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.57%) Unix
6 3 (0.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (39.62%) Agile
2 75 (23.58%) Computer Science
3 73 (22.96%) IT Strategy
4 54 (16.98%) DevOps
5 53 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 50 (15.72%) Artificial Intelligence
7 48 (15.09%) Microservices
8 40 (12.58%) CI/CD
9 39 (12.26%) Risk Management
10 37 (11.64%) Enterprise Architecture
10 37 (11.64%) TOGAF
11 34 (10.69%) Software Engineering
12 33 (10.38%) Analytics
13 29 (9.12%) SDLC
14 28 (8.81%) Project Management
15 27 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (8.18%) Use Case
17 24 (7.55%) Business Case
17 24 (7.55%) Data Architecture
17 24 (7.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 38 (11.95%) C
2 33 (10.38%) C#
3 30 (9.43%) C++
4 26 (8.18%) SQL
5 25 (7.86%) Java
6 21 (6.60%) Python
7 18 (5.66%) JavaScript
8 11 (3.46%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.89%) SHACL
9 6 (1.89%) SPARQL
9 6 (1.89%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.57%) Bash
10 5 (1.57%) Ruby
11 3 (0.94%) Perl
11 3 (0.94%) PHP
11 3 (0.94%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.31%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 74 (23.27%) Degree
2 15 (4.72%) Computer Science Degree
2 15 (4.72%) TOGAF Certification
3 13 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.09%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.46%) SC Cleared
5 10 (3.14%) CISSP
6 7 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (1.89%) CCNA
7 6 (1.89%) CCNP
7 6 (1.89%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.89%) NCDA
8 5 (1.57%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.94%) CISM
9 3 (0.94%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.63%) MCSE
11 1 (0.31%) CCIE
11 1 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.31%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.52%) Accessibility
2 7 (2.20%) PMO
3 3 (0.94%) GDPR
3 3 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.94%) NIST
3 3 (0.94%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.31%) DO-254
4 1 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.31%) NCSC
4 1 (0.31%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (7.86%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.40%) Firmware
3 13 (4.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.52%) Docker
5 6 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (1.89%) vSphere
6 2 (0.63%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.63%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (5.03%) Single Sign-On
2 9 (2.83%) Ansible
3 8 (2.52%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.57%) SCCM
5 4 (1.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.94%) CASB
7 2 (0.63%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.31%) PaperCut
8 1 (0.31%) Terraform
Vendors
1 61 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 32 (10.06%) Salesforce.com
3 24 (7.55%) Google
4 18 (5.66%) IBM
4 18 (5.66%) Oracle
5 16 (5.03%) Facebook
5 16 (5.03%) MuleSoft
6 15 (4.72%) McKesson
7 14 (4.40%) SAP
8 13 (4.09%) VMware
9 12 (3.77%) ServiceNow
10 10 (3.14%) Cisco
11 9 (2.83%) EMC
12 8 (2.52%) Adobe
12 8 (2.52%) Optimizely
12 8 (2.52%) Sitecore
13 7 (2.20%) FIS
13 7 (2.20%) Informatica
13 7 (2.20%) NetApp
14 5 (1.57%) Intel