Architect Jobs in England

Architect
UK > England

The median Architect salary in England is £80,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

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

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 30 42 52
Rank change year-on-year +12 +10 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 4,446 6,651 7,008
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 6.23% 6.67% 5.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.59% 7.13% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,711 4,088 4,182
10th Percentile £58,500 £61,250 £62,000
25th Percentile £68,718 £72,500 £71,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £85,000 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
75th Percentile £96,250 £100,000 £100,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £115,000 £115,000
UK median annual salary £80,000 £85,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +9.68%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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.

Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 67,450 93,302 116,125
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.58% 93.61% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 52,292 58,992 75,089
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,410 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £61,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.84% +1.67% +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £100,000 £96,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in England

Architect
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Architect in England.

Salary trend for Architect in England

Architect
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Architect in England over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

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 6 months to 2 March 2024. 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
London +8 1,685 £90,000 -2.35% 592
North of England +52 935 £79,632 +2.75% 199
South East +8 649 £75,000 -9.09% 182
Midlands +20 498 £75,000 -3.23% 111
South West +16 468 £72,500 - 97
North West +37 454 £78,126 +2.46% 120
Yorkshire +66 433 £79,842 +3.02% 64
West Midlands +21 313 £75,000 -3.23% 61
East Midlands +17 179 £59,500 -20.67% 50
East of England -24 166 £80,000 -5.88% 42
North East +9 54 £79,966 -0.04% 15
Architect
UK

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2024, Architect job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 1,502 (33.78%) Azure
2 1,151 (25.89%) Agile
3 1,016 (22.85%) Finance
4 1,005 (22.60%) Social Skills
5 941 (21.17%) Roadmaps
6 864 (19.43%) AWS
7 849 (19.10%) Security Cleared
8 826 (18.58%) Microsoft
9 722 (16.24%) Actionable Insight
10 665 (14.96%) TOGAF
11 594 (13.36%) Problem-Solving
12 511 (11.49%) SC Cleared
12 511 (11.49%) DevOps
13 503 (11.31%) Enterprise Architecture
14 500 (11.25%) Microservices
15 493 (11.09%) Degree
16 483 (10.86%) Data Modelling
17 448 (10.08%) Mentoring
18 445 (10.01%) Analytics
19 437 (9.83%) IT Strategy
20 428 (9.63%) Data Architecture
21 425 (9.56%) Presales
22 403 (9.06%) Technical Architecture
23 390 (8.77%) GCP
24 377 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
25 342 (7.69%) Technical Leadership
26 340 (7.65%) Migration
26 340 (7.65%) Cybersecurity
27 333 (7.49%) SaaS
28 329 (7.40%) Public Cloud

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 70 (1.57%) Apache Spark
2 64 (1.44%) SharePoint
3 42 (0.94%) Microsoft Exchange
4 36 (0.81%) CMS
5 19 (0.43%) Apache
6 13 (0.29%) Confluence
7 12 (0.27%) Anypoint
8 11 (0.25%) Drupal
9 10 (0.22%) Apache Airflow
9 10 (0.22%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.20%) IIS
11 6 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.11%) ArcGIS
13 4 (0.090%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.090%) WildFly
14 3 (0.067%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.067%) JBoss
14 3 (0.067%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.067%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.067%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 23 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (0.29%) Simulink
6 3 (0.067%) Revit
7 2 (0.045%) CANalyzer
7 2 (0.045%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.022%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 91 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 60 (1.35%) SAP S/4HANA
3 48 (1.08%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 15 (0.34%) Elite 3E
4 15 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (0.34%) SAP BPC
4 15 (0.34%) SAP ERP
5 14 (0.31%) Endur
6 11 (0.25%) Teamcenter
7 9 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (0.18%) Salesforce CRM
9 7 (0.16%) Magento
10 6 (0.13%) SAP FI
11 5 (0.11%) SAP CX
12 4 (0.090%) Cerner Millennium
12 4 (0.090%) SAP MM
12 4 (0.090%) SAP PP
12 4 (0.090%) SAP SD
13 3 (0.067%) SAP HR
13 3 (0.067%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1,502 (33.78%) Azure
2 864 (19.43%) AWS
3 390 (8.77%) GCP
4 333 (7.49%) SaaS
5 299 (6.73%) PaaS
6 271 (6.10%) IaaS
6 271 (6.10%) Power Platform
7 208 (4.68%) Microsoft 365
8 202 (4.54%) Dynamics 365
9 147 (3.31%) Serverless
10 131 (2.95%) Azure DevOps
11 73 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
12 56 (1.26%) Azure Functions
13 55 (1.24%) Snowflake
14 51 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
15 38 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
16 37 (0.83%) PowerApps
17 36 (0.81%) Azure Synapse Analytics
18 34 (0.76%) Power Automate
19 31 (0.70%) Matillion
Communications & Networking
1 171 (3.85%) Firewall
2 151 (3.40%) VSAT
3 147 (3.31%) WAN
4 116 (2.61%) VPN
5 81 (1.82%) LAN
6 77 (1.73%) Network Security
7 63 (1.42%) SD-WAN
8 58 (1.30%) DNS
9 55 (1.24%) Wireless
10 47 (1.06%) Internet
11 40 (0.90%) MPLS
12 39 (0.88%) VLAN
13 34 (0.76%) SAN
14 33 (0.74%) TCP/IP
15 31 (0.70%) Cisco Firepower
15 31 (0.70%) DHCP
16 29 (0.65%) BGP
17 25 (0.56%) HTTP
18 23 (0.52%) SSL
19 22 (0.49%) NGFW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (6.37%) Data Warehouse
2 176 (3.96%) Data Lake
3 149 (3.35%) SQL Server
4 131 (2.95%) Metadata
5 113 (2.54%) NoSQL
6 109 (2.45%) Power BI
7 100 (2.25%) Big Data
8 87 (1.96%) Relational Database
9 81 (1.82%) BigQuery
10 62 (1.39%) Looker
11 50 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
12 44 (0.99%) Hadoop
13 39 (0.88%) Data Mining
14 38 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
15 36 (0.81%) MongoDB
15 36 (0.81%) MySQL
16 35 (0.79%) Apache Ignite
17 33 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
18 30 (0.67%) RDBMS
19 26 (0.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 81 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 43 (0.97%) Git
3 34 (0.76%) JIRA
4 33 (0.74%) GitLab
5 23 (0.52%) Visual Studio
6 18 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
7 16 (0.36%) ERwin
7 16 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
9 10 (0.22%) Maven
10 7 (0.16%) JUnit
11 6 (0.13%) ER Studio
12 5 (0.11%) Jaeger
13 4 (0.090%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.090%) CircleCI
13 4 (0.090%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.090%) Selenium
13 4 (0.090%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.090%) Terragrunt
13 4 (0.090%) TestNG
General
1 1,016 (22.85%) Finance
2 1,005 (22.60%) Social Skills
3 377 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
4 295 (6.64%) Banking
5 281 (6.32%) Retail
6 233 (5.24%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 219 (4.93%) Public Sector
8 145 (3.26%) Presentation Skills
9 109 (2.45%) Influencing Skills
10 105 (2.36%) Legal
11 86 (1.93%) Marketing
12 76 (1.71%) Games
13 74 (1.66%) Manufacturing
14 71 (1.60%) Aerospace
15 66 (1.48%) Law
16 55 (1.24%) Telecoms
17 37 (0.83%) Financial Institution
18 33 (0.74%) Documentation Skills
19 31 (0.70%) Billing
20 30 (0.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (5.20%) .NET
2 101 (2.27%) Kafka
3 98 (2.20%) REST
4 92 (2.07%) JSON
5 79 (1.78%) HTML
6 65 (1.46%) React
7 64 (1.44%) Web Services
8 61 (1.37%) Middleware
9 57 (1.28%) Spring
10 49 (1.10%) OpenID
11 44 (0.99%) XML
12 43 (0.97%) Spring Boot
13 42 (0.94%) YAML
14 39 (0.88%) SOAP
15 37 (0.83%) RESTful
16 36 (0.81%) Node.js
16 36 (0.81%) SAML
17 32 (0.72%) ARM Templates
18 28 (0.63%) .NET Core
18 28 (0.63%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 329 (7.40%) Public Cloud
2 242 (5.44%) Cloud Native
3 185 (4.16%) Management Information System
4 135 (3.04%) Data Centre
5 114 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 105 (2.36%) Product Ownership
7 100 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
8 82 (1.84%) Private Cloud
9 73 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
10 67 (1.51%) Data Structures
11 62 (1.39%) Legacy Systems
12 55 (1.24%) PMI
13 54 (1.21%) PKI
14 50 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
15 49 (1.10%) Cyberattack
16 42 (0.94%) IoT
17 41 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 38 (0.85%) Reinsurance
19 36 (0.81%) Mobile App
20 33 (0.74%) Security Posture
Operating Systems
1 225 (5.06%) Linux
2 141 (3.17%) Windows
3 55 (1.24%) Android
3 55 (1.24%) Ubuntu
4 44 (0.99%) Apple iOS
5 36 (0.81%) Windows Server
6 34 (0.76%) VMS
7 33 (0.74%) Unix
8 19 (0.43%) SUSE
8 19 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.045%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.045%) Solaris
10 2 (0.045%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.022%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.022%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,151 (25.89%) Agile
2 941 (21.17%) Roadmaps
3 722 (16.24%) Actionable Insight
4 665 (14.96%) TOGAF
5 594 (13.36%) Problem-Solving
6 511 (11.49%) DevOps
7 503 (11.31%) Enterprise Architecture
8 500 (11.25%) Microservices
9 483 (10.86%) Data Modelling
10 448 (10.08%) Mentoring
11 445 (10.01%) Analytics
12 437 (9.83%) IT Strategy
13 428 (9.63%) Data Architecture
14 425 (9.56%) Presales
15 403 (9.06%) Technical Architecture
16 342 (7.69%) Technical Leadership
17 340 (7.65%) Cybersecurity
17 340 (7.65%) Migration
18 308 (6.93%) Business Strategy
19 298 (6.70%) Technology Strategy
Programming Languages
1 268 (6.03%) SQL
2 243 (5.47%) Java
3 223 (5.02%) Python
4 205 (4.61%) C#
5 139 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 117 (2.63%) PowerShell
7 51 (1.15%) C
8 38 (0.85%) T-SQL
9 30 (0.67%) Bash
9 30 (0.67%) C++
10 19 (0.43%) Perl
11 18 (0.40%) MATLAB
11 18 (0.40%) PL/SQL
12 17 (0.38%) Go
12 17 (0.38%) TypeScript
13 16 (0.36%) Ruby
14 15 (0.34%) R
14 15 (0.34%) VB
15 14 (0.31%) Bicep
15 14 (0.31%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 849 (19.10%) Security Cleared
2 511 (11.49%) SC Cleared
3 493 (11.09%) Degree
4 205 (4.61%) TOGAF Certification
5 173 (3.89%) DV Cleared
6 169 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
7 165 (3.71%) Azure Certification
8 133 (2.99%) CISSP
9 130 (2.92%) AWS Certification
10 100 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
11 81 (1.82%) Master's Degree
12 78 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
13 75 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
14 63 (1.42%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
15 62 (1.39%) CISM
16 58 (1.30%) PMI Certification
17 57 (1.28%) (ISC)2 CCSP
18 51 (1.15%) CCSP
19 44 (0.99%) CCSK
20 27 (0.61%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (3.22%) Data Quality
2 107 (2.41%) GDPR
3 74 (1.66%) NIST
4 72 (1.62%) QA
5 70 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 27 (0.61%) PCI DSS
7 23 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
8 17 (0.38%) NCSC
9 15 (0.34%) Accessibility
10 14 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 13 (0.29%) SLA
12 11 (0.25%) ISO 20022
13 9 (0.20%) SEPA
14 8 (0.18%) COBIT
14 8 (0.18%) ISO 9000
15 7 (0.16%) ISO 26262
15 7 (0.16%) PMO
16 5 (0.11%) GRC
16 5 (0.11%) ISO 13485
16 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 187 (4.21%) Docker
2 96 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (1.98%) Active Directory
4 62 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
5 51 (1.15%) vSphere
6 36 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
8 22 (0.49%) Hyper-V
9 19 (0.43%) vCloud
10 14 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
11 11 (0.25%) Firmware
12 9 (0.20%) KVM
13 7 (0.16%) VMware NSX
14 6 (0.13%) Embedded Firmware
15 3 (0.067%) VirtualBox
16 1 (0.022%) HDFS
16 1 (0.022%) LXC
16 1 (0.022%) OpenAM
16 1 (0.022%) RACF
Systems Management
1 252 (5.67%) Kubernetes
2 221 (4.97%) Terraform
3 110 (2.47%) Ansible
4 38 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
5 30 (0.67%) Puppet
6 15 (0.34%) FortiGate
7 12 (0.27%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 12 (0.27%) Progress Chef
8 8 (0.18%) Endace
8 8 (0.18%) Grafana
8 8 (0.18%) ZABBIX
9 7 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (0.13%) Kibana
10 6 (0.13%) Nagios
11 5 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (0.11%) Kiali
11 5 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (0.11%) Prometheus
11 5 (0.11%) SolarWinds Orion
11 5 (0.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 826 (18.58%) Microsoft
2 237 (5.33%) Google
3 150 (3.37%) Oracle
4 148 (3.33%) SAP
5 131 (2.95%) Databricks
6 123 (2.77%) Cisco
7 104 (2.34%) VMware
8 99 (2.23%) Salesforce
9 89 (2.00%) Citrix
10 71 (1.60%) ServiceNow
11 69 (1.55%) Juniper
12 53 (1.19%) Sparx
13 49 (1.10%) IBM
14 40 (0.90%) HP
14 40 (0.90%) Informatica
15 32 (0.72%) MuleSoft
16 31 (0.70%) Dell
17 25 (0.56%) Fortinet
18 24 (0.54%) F5
19 23 (0.52%) Veeam