The median annual salary for an Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Architect
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 49 50
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 4078 4825 5352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.88% 5.24% 5.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.09% 5.43% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3148 3732 4206
England median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.57%  
10th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £94,375
UK median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +3.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80155 88904 100680
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.94% 96.51% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 269837 336665 384213
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in England

Architect
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect in England.

Salary trend for Architect in England

Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in England

Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 2217 £80,000 +3.22% 240
South East -19 536 £67,500 -0.73% 67
North of England -13 472 £67,000 +3.07% 83
Midlands -16 354 £58,500 -6.77% 59
West Midlands 0 251 £59,000 -9.23% 36
Yorkshire -3 248 £67,500 +5.88% 36
East of England -13 241 £65,000 - 26
South West -11 229 £70,000 - 35
North West -32 207 £67,000 +3.07% 43
East Midlands -29 101 £58,500 -4.87% 21
North East +10 17 £51,000 +2.00% 4
Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 2162 (26.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1920 (23.35%) Finance
3 1620 (19.70%) Java
4 1606 (19.53%) TOGAF
5 1399 (17.01%) Microsoft
6 1234 (15.01%) Amazon AWS
7 1174 (14.28%) Microsoft Azure
8 1097 (13.34%) Oracle
8 1097 (13.34%) SOA
9 1066 (12.96%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1044 (12.70%) .NET
11 938 (11.41%) Retail
12 925 (11.25%) Presales
13 899 (10.93%) SQL
14 892 (10.85%) Degree
15 880 (10.70%) SQL Server
16 859 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
17 760 (9.24%) Web Services
18 748 (9.10%) IT Strategy
19 690 (8.39%) Big Data
20 676 (8.22%) JavaScript
21 671 (8.16%) E-Commerce
22 665 (8.09%) VMware
23 645 (7.84%) Windows
24 635 (7.72%) DevOps
25 623 (7.58%) C#
26 618 (7.52%) Linux
27 610 (7.42%) Business Intelligence
28 602 (7.32%) Banking
29 592 (7.20%) Data Modelling

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 286 (3.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 253 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 220 (2.68%) Apache Spark
4 186 (2.26%) Tomcat
5 175 (2.13%) Apache
6 166 (2.02%) CMS
7 152 (1.85%) WebSphere
8 147 (1.79%) JBoss
9 98 (1.19%) WebLogic
10 82 (1.00%) MS Exchange
11 80 (0.97%) OpenStack
12 75 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
13 67 (0.81%) IIS
14 66 (0.80%) Mule
15 60 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
16 50 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 50 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
17 45 (0.55%) Apache Pig
18 44 (0.54%) Apache Solr
18 44 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 105 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
2 72 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 58 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 46 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
5 41 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 22 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 16 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 14 (0.17%) InVision
9 11 (0.13%) UXPin
10 8 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (0.073%) Acrobat
11 6 (0.073%) PaintShop Pro
12 4 (0.049%) OmniGraffle
12 4 (0.049%) SPSS
13 2 (0.024%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.024%) Chatbot
13 2 (0.024%) InDesign
13 2 (0.024%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.024%) Simulink
14 1 (0.012%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 106 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 77 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 64 (0.78%) SAP Hybris
4 60 (0.73%) Oracle Retail
5 48 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
6 46 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
7 36 (0.44%) SAP CRM
8 33 (0.40%) SAP CO
8 33 (0.40%) SAP FI
8 33 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
9 31 (0.38%) Eloqua
10 29 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
10 29 (0.35%) SAP ERP
11 28 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
11 28 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
12 26 (0.32%) SAP SD
13 24 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
13 24 (0.29%) SAP HR
14 23 (0.28%) PeopleSoft Financials
15 22 (0.27%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1234 (15.01%) Amazon AWS
2 1174 (14.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 547 (6.65%) SaaS
4 375 (4.56%) PaaS
5 331 (4.03%) IaaS
6 255 (3.10%) Office 365
7 241 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
8 124 (1.51%) Google Cloud Platform
9 94 (1.14%) GitHub
10 78 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
11 50 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
12 48 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
13 46 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 36 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
15 32 (0.39%) Force.com
16 30 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
17 28 (0.34%) Amazon S3
18 27 (0.33%) iPaaS
19 24 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
20 23 (0.28%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 409 (4.97%) Firewall
2 345 (4.20%) WAN
3 262 (3.19%) LAN
4 242 (2.94%) Internet
5 189 (2.30%) DNS
6 175 (2.13%) SAN
7 146 (1.78%) MPLS
8 133 (1.62%) HTTP
9 122 (1.48%) Wireless
10 110 (1.34%) VPN
11 104 (1.26%) Network Security
12 103 (1.25%) TCP/IP
13 97 (1.18%) BGP
14 88 (1.07%) DHCP
15 85 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
16 79 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
17 72 (0.88%) OSPF
18 68 (0.83%) LDAP
19 67 (0.81%) VoIP
20 60 (0.73%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 880 (10.70%) SQL Server
2 690 (8.39%) Big Data
3 444 (5.40%) Data Warehouse
4 423 (5.14%) NoSQL
5 392 (4.77%) Hadoop
6 359 (4.37%) Relational Database
7 248 (3.02%) MySQL
8 223 (2.71%) MongoDB
9 191 (2.32%) RDBMS
10 188 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 188 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 167 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 133 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 125 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
14 105 (1.28%) Apache Hive
15 99 (1.20%) Oracle Database
16 69 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
17 67 (0.81%) Power BI
18 66 (0.80%) HBase
19 55 (0.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 213 (2.59%) Jenkins
2 197 (2.40%) Git (software)
3 91 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 89 (1.08%) JIRA
5 72 (0.88%) Maven
6 65 (0.79%) Visual Studio
7 64 (0.78%) Subversion
8 63 (0.77%) Selenium
9 60 (0.73%) Talend Open Studio
10 43 (0.52%) TeamCity
11 42 (0.51%) Cucumber
12 38 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
13 34 (0.41%) ERwin
14 33 (0.40%) JUnit
15 32 (0.39%) Gradle
16 30 (0.36%) Artifactory
17 29 (0.35%) Eclipse
18 28 (0.34%) Hudson
19 25 (0.30%) webpack
20 23 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1920 (23.35%) Finance
2 938 (11.41%) Retail
3 602 (7.32%) Banking
4 391 (4.75%) Marketing
5 368 (4.48%) Telecoms
6 234 (2.85%) Manufacturing
7 147 (1.79%) Legal
8 141 (1.71%) Advertising
9 104 (1.26%) Electronics
10 103 (1.25%) Back Office
11 100 (1.22%) Investment Banking
12 92 (1.12%) Games
13 76 (0.92%) Retail Banking
14 73 (0.89%) Publishing
15 65 (0.79%) Law
16 63 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
17 62 (0.75%) Local Government
18 54 (0.66%) Billing
19 39 (0.47%) Automotive
20 36 (0.44%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1044 (12.70%) .NET
2 760 (9.24%) Web Services
3 449 (5.46%) HTML
4 439 (5.34%) Middleware
5 425 (5.17%) REST
5 425 (5.17%) XML
6 371 (4.51%) CSS
7 308 (3.75%) AngularJS
8 301 (3.66%) SOAP
9 270 (3.28%) Spring
10 215 (2.61%) J2EE
11 207 (2.52%) ASP.NET
12 203 (2.47%) Node.js
13 189 (2.30%) HTML5
14 182 (2.21%) Hibernate
15 156 (1.90%) JSON
16 148 (1.80%) RESTful
17 146 (1.78%) JMS
18 140 (1.70%) Java EE
18 140 (1.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 571 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
2 561 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 504 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
4 419 (5.10%) Management Information System
5 387 (4.71%) Computer Science
6 258 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
7 227 (2.76%) Public Cloud
8 193 (2.35%) User Experience
9 144 (1.75%) Mobile App
10 121 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
11 120 (1.46%) Fintech
12 111 (1.35%) Data Structures
13 110 (1.34%) Virtual Team
14 103 (1.25%) N-Tier
15 83 (1.01%) Private Cloud
16 74 (0.90%) Clustering
16 74 (0.90%) PKI
17 65 (0.79%) Internet of Things
18 60 (0.73%) Algorithms
19 57 (0.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 645 (7.84%) Windows
2 618 (7.52%) Linux
3 236 (2.87%) Unix
4 163 (1.98%) Windows Server
5 116 (1.41%) Android
6 101 (1.23%) Apple iOS
7 75 (0.91%) Solaris
8 67 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 61 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 46 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 41 (0.50%) Windows 7
12 39 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
13 32 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
14 26 (0.32%) CentOS
15 20 (0.24%) Windows Phone
16 14 (0.17%) Windows 10
17 12 (0.15%) Windows 8
18 9 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
19 7 (0.085%) AIX
20 6 (0.073%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2162 (26.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1606 (19.53%) TOGAF
3 1097 (13.34%) SOA
4 1066 (12.96%) Enterprise Architecture
5 925 (11.25%) Presales
6 859 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 748 (9.10%) IT Strategy
8 671 (8.16%) E-Commerce
9 635 (7.72%) DevOps
10 610 (7.42%) Business Intelligence
11 592 (7.20%) Data Modelling
12 570 (6.93%) ITIL
12 570 (6.93%) Migration
13 565 (6.87%) Scrum
14 549 (6.68%) Technical Architecture
15 529 (6.43%) Analytics
15 529 (6.43%) CRM
16 520 (6.32%) Mentoring
17 482 (5.86%) Project Management
18 479 (5.83%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1620 (19.70%) Java
2 899 (10.93%) SQL
3 676 (8.22%) JavaScript
4 623 (7.58%) C#
5 406 (4.94%) Python
6 199 (2.42%) C++
7 188 (2.29%) PHP
8 153 (1.86%) PowerShell
9 147 (1.79%) C
10 141 (1.71%) Ruby
11 140 (1.70%) Scala
12 112 (1.36%) Perl
13 109 (1.33%) T-SQL
14 89 (1.08%) Bash Shell
15 70 (0.85%) Shell Script
16 68 (0.83%) Go
17 65 (0.79%) R
18 42 (0.51%) PL/SQL
19 40 (0.49%) VB.NET
20 37 (0.45%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 892 (10.85%) Degree
2 337 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 305 (3.71%) Cisco Certification
4 216 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 203 (2.47%) CCNP
6 174 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
7 171 (2.08%) CISSP
8 151 (1.84%) CCIE
9 121 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 115 (1.40%) DV Cleared
11 98 (1.19%) CISM
12 76 (0.92%) MCSE
13 64 (0.78%) ISEB
14 58 (0.71%) Master's Degree
15 51 (0.62%) CISA
16 43 (0.52%) CCDP
16 43 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
17 37 (0.45%) CCNA
18 36 (0.44%) PhD
19 33 (0.40%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 292 (3.55%) QA
2 190 (2.31%) Data Quality
3 139 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 127 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 71 (0.86%) COBIT
6 65 (0.79%) GDPR
7 59 (0.72%) SLA
8 28 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 26 (0.32%) SEPA
10 20 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
10 20 (0.24%) MiFID
11 19 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 15 (0.18%) GCP
13 14 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
13 14 (0.17%) ISO 9001
14 12 (0.15%) PMO
15 11 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 11 (0.13%) WCAG
16 10 (0.12%) RMADS
16 10 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 415 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 331 (4.03%) Docker
3 300 (3.65%) Active Directory
4 157 (1.91%) Hyper-V
5 78 (0.95%) vSphere
6 59 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
6 59 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
7 56 (0.68%) XenApp
8 48 (0.58%) HDFS
9 43 (0.52%) vCloud
10 30 (0.36%) XenDesktop
11 29 (0.35%) Apache Flume
11 29 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
12 17 (0.21%) KVM
12 17 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
13 16 (0.19%) Xen
14 15 (0.18%) NFS
15 12 (0.15%) SRDF
16 11 (0.13%) Firmware
16 11 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 271 (3.30%) Puppet
2 183 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
3 150 (1.82%) Ansible
4 117 (1.42%) Kubernetes
5 59 (0.72%) SCCM
6 51 (0.62%) Mesos
7 42 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
7 42 (0.51%) Terraform
8 37 (0.45%) Control-M
9 26 (0.32%) SCOM
10 25 (0.30%) SCVMM
11 23 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 22 (0.27%) Rundeck
12 22 (0.27%) vCenter Server
13 21 (0.26%) MOM
14 18 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 15 (0.18%) SCSM
16 14 (0.17%) CloudHub
16 14 (0.17%) Consul
16 14 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1399 (17.01%) Microsoft
2 1097 (13.34%) Oracle
3 665 (8.09%) VMware
4 585 (7.11%) SAP
5 505 (6.14%) Cisco
6 360 (4.38%) IBM
7 236 (2.87%) Cognizant
8 199 (2.42%) Citrix
9 198 (2.41%) Google
10 181 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
11 168 (2.04%) Juniper
12 140 (1.70%) hybris
13 131 (1.59%) CheckPoint
13 131 (1.59%) NetApp
14 124 (1.51%) Adobe
15 106 (1.29%) TIBCO
16 102 (1.24%) F5
17 101 (1.23%) HP
18 99 (1.20%) EMC
18 99 (1.20%) Red Hat
Bracknell, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + full benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £93,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £90,000 + EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £90,000 + generous bonus and car allowance plus much more!
Posted: 1 hour ago
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 - £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £55K Plus Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Empiric
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: 10% bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + rewards scheme, pension, h/c
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 1 hour ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Technology People UK
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Pension, Health Care, Car
Posted: Yesterday
London
Codex
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday