Period
to 13 December 2019

The median annual salary for an Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

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
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 55 83
Rank change year-on-year +16 +28 -30
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 400 444 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.08% 4.48% 3.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.35% 4.62% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 225 270 339
East of England median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £53,750 £54,750 £53,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £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 6,302 9,615 11,759
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 97.07% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4,505 7,251 9,635
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,139 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.23% +0.31% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 13 December 2019.

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 13 December 2019. 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 +20 145 £85,000 +13.33% 35
Bedfordshire +4 113 £76,250 -3.17% 18
Cambridgeshire +14 84 £80,000 +14.29% 14
Suffolk +29 33 £60,000 -27.27% 9
Essex +18 20 £77,000 +28.87% 5
Norfolk -9 5 £45,357 -32.81% 1
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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.

1 144 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (31.75%) AWS
3 124 (31.00%) Azure
4 77 (19.25%) Microsoft
5 74 (18.50%) E-Commerce
6 68 (17.00%) Technology Roadmap
7 66 (16.50%) Finance
7 66 (16.50%) SaaS
8 60 (15.00%) TOGAF
9 54 (13.50%) PaaS
10 53 (13.25%) Microservices
11 51 (12.75%) Scrum
11 51 (12.75%) SAP
11 51 (12.75%) IT Strategy
12 49 (12.25%) .NET
12 49 (12.25%) Business Intelligence
13 47 (11.75%) Big Data
14 45 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
14 45 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
14 45 (11.25%) Presales
15 41 (10.25%) Data Modelling
15 41 (10.25%) Analytics
16 40 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
16 40 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
16 40 (10.00%) Strategic Roadmap
17 39 (9.75%) Python
18 38 (9.50%) Linux
19 37 (9.25%) C#
19 37 (9.25%) VMware
20 36 (9.00%) Retail

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 15 (3.75%) Apache Spark
2 13 (3.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (2.75%) JBoss
4 7 (1.75%) Confluence
5 5 (1.25%) CMS
6 4 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.50%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.50%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (0.25%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 10 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.25%) SAP ERP
3 5 (1.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (1.00%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.25%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.25%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.25%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.25%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.25%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 127 (31.75%) AWS
2 124 (31.00%) Azure
3 66 (16.50%) SaaS
4 54 (13.50%) PaaS
5 30 (7.50%) GCP
6 24 (6.00%) IaaS
7 15 (3.75%) Office 365
8 14 (3.50%) Dynamics 365
9 10 (2.50%) Power Platform
10 6 (1.50%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (1.25%) Amazon ECS
11 5 (1.25%) Serverless
11 5 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (1.00%) Amazon EKS
12 4 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (1.00%) AWS Fargate
12 4 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (1.00%) Mimecast
12 4 (1.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.75%) Firewall
2 14 (3.50%) Network Security
3 12 (3.00%) LAN
3 12 (3.00%) WAN
4 10 (2.50%) VPN
4 10 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (1.50%) Software-Defined Networking
6 5 (1.25%) Converged Networks
7 4 (1.00%) Broadband
7 4 (1.00%) EIGRP
7 4 (1.00%) OSPF
7 4 (1.00%) RIP
7 4 (1.00%) SAN
7 4 (1.00%) Unified Communications
7 4 (1.00%) Wireless
8 3 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.75%) Internet
8 3 (0.75%) Skype
9 2 (0.50%) CTI
9 2 (0.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (11.75%) Big Data
2 45 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (5.25%) Data Lake
4 15 (3.75%) MongoDB
4 15 (3.75%) SQL Server
5 14 (3.50%) Apache Hive
5 14 (3.50%) Apache Kudu
5 14 (3.50%) Hadoop
5 14 (3.50%) Impala
6 13 (3.25%) OLTP
7 12 (3.00%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.75%) NoSQL
8 11 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (2.00%) ObjectStore
9 8 (2.00%) Power BI
10 7 (1.75%) GIS
11 6 (1.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 16 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (3.25%) JIRA
3 10 (2.50%) Selenium
4 9 (2.25%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (2.25%) WebDriver
5 7 (1.75%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.25%) GoCD
7 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.25%) Log4Net
7 1 (0.25%) NUnit
7 1 (0.25%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.25%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.25%) Subversion
7 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (16.50%) Finance
2 36 (9.00%) Retail
3 23 (5.75%) Banking
3 23 (5.75%) Manufacturing
4 17 (4.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 14 (3.50%) Marketing
6 10 (2.50%) Public Sector
6 10 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.50%) Games
8 5 (1.25%) Publishing
9 4 (1.00%) Advertising
9 4 (1.00%) Local Government
10 3 (0.75%) Electronics
10 3 (0.75%) French Language
10 3 (0.75%) German Language
10 3 (0.75%) Swedish Language
11 2 (0.50%) Automotive
11 2 (0.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (12.25%) .NET
2 31 (7.75%) Web Services
3 27 (6.75%) .NET Core
4 21 (5.25%) Node.js
5 20 (5.00%) React
6 14 (3.50%) Kafka
7 11 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (2.75%) CSS
7 11 (2.75%) HTML
7 11 (2.75%) Middleware
7 11 (2.75%) REST
8 10 (2.50%) AngularJS
8 10 (2.50%) Laravel
9 9 (2.25%) WebSockets
10 6 (1.50%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (1.25%) LLVM
11 5 (1.25%) OpenGL
11 5 (1.25%) OpenGL ES
11 5 (1.25%) Vulkan
12 3 (0.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 18 (4.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 15 (3.75%) Algorithms
4 15 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (3.00%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (2.25%) Life Science
6 9 (2.25%) Public Cloud
7 8 (2.00%) FMCG
7 8 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.75%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.25%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.00%) Clustering
10 4 (1.00%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.75%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.75%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.50%) Linux
2 23 (5.75%) Windows
3 16 (4.00%) Unix
4 10 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.25%) Android
5 5 (1.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (18.50%) E-Commerce
3 68 (17.00%) Technology Roadmap
4 60 (15.00%) TOGAF
5 53 (13.25%) Microservices
6 51 (12.75%) IT Strategy
6 51 (12.75%) Scrum
7 49 (12.25%) Business Intelligence
8 45 (11.25%) Presales
8 45 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 41 (10.25%) Analytics
9 41 (10.25%) Data Modelling
10 40 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 40 (10.00%) Strategic Roadmap
10 40 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
11 36 (9.00%) CRM
12 35 (8.75%) Data Architecture
12 35 (8.75%) SOA
13 30 (7.50%) Data Management
13 30 (7.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 39 (9.75%) Python
2 37 (9.25%) C#
3 29 (7.25%) Java
4 23 (5.75%) SQL
5 14 (3.50%) Shell Script
6 13 (3.25%) C++
7 12 (3.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (2.75%) C
9 5 (1.25%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.75%) PHP
11 1 (0.25%) ABAP
11 1 (0.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.25%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (6.75%) Degree
2 26 (6.50%) TOGAF Certification
3 19 (4.75%) AWS Certification
4 16 (4.00%) PhD
5 11 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (2.75%) Security Cleared
6 10 (2.50%) MCSE
6 10 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.50%) CCNP
9 4 (1.00%) CISSP
10 3 (0.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (0.75%) CSSLP
10 3 (0.75%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.75%) ISSAP
11 2 (0.50%) CCA
11 2 (0.50%) CCNA
11 2 (0.50%) CCSP
11 2 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.50%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.75%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.00%) PMO
2 8 (2.00%) QA
3 6 (1.50%) ISO 20022
3 6 (1.50%) PSD2
3 6 (1.50%) SEPA
4 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.25%) COBIT
6 1 (0.25%) GDPR
6 1 (0.25%) NIST
6 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (3.50%) Apache Flume
3 12 (3.00%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.50%) HDFS
5 8 (2.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.75%) Docker
7 2 (0.50%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.25%) Firmware
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (3.50%) Kubernetes
1 14 (3.50%) Oozie
2 2 (0.50%) Ansible
2 2 (0.50%) Puppet
2 2 (0.50%) SCCM
3 1 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.25%) SCOM
3 1 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.25%) Terraform
3 1 (0.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 77 (19.25%) Microsoft
2 51 (12.75%) SAP
3 37 (9.25%) VMware
4 31 (7.75%) Oracle
5 25 (6.25%) Cisco
6 21 (5.25%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (5.00%) Google
8 17 (4.25%) F5
8 17 (4.25%) FIS
8 17 (4.25%) WorldPay
9 16 (4.00%) Citrix
10 15 (3.75%) Red Hat
11 14 (3.50%) Tableau
12 13 (3.25%) CheckPoint
12 13 (3.25%) Palo Alto
13 11 (2.75%) IBM
14 10 (2.50%) Symantec
15 9 (2.25%) Sitecore
16 7 (1.75%) Cloudera
16 7 (1.75%) HP