The median annual salary for a Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
UK / England
Rank 51 55 46
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 4187 4888 5340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.25% 5.05% 5.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.45% 5.23% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3150 3823 4159
Median salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 76786 93381 96100
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64228 78950 79244
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Architect in the job title.

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +14 2205 £80,000 +3.22% 284
South East -3 601 £67,500 -2.52% 66
West Midlands +2 282 £65,000 +4.00% 17
South West +17 275 £65,000 +0.77% 15
East of England -12 237 £70,000 +7.69% 25
Yorkshire -10 233 £67,500 +12.50% 34
North West +6 225 £65,000 -0.76% 34
East Midlands -9 103 £70,000 +16.66% 22
North East +8 23 £51,250 -24.07% 10
Midlands +11 1 - - 4
Architect
UK

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 2167 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2049 (23.51%) Finance
3 1768 (20.28%) Java
4 1713 (19.65%) TOGAF
5 1396 (16.01%) Microsoft
6 1226 (14.06%) SOA
7 1218 (13.97%) Oracle
8 1129 (12.95%) .NET
9 1094 (12.55%) Amazon AWS
10 1079 (12.38%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1053 (12.08%) Microsoft Azure
12 1043 (11.97%) Retail
13 1003 (11.51%) Degree
14 991 (11.37%) Presales
15 924 (10.60%) IT Strategy
16 881 (10.11%) SQL Server
17 821 (9.42%) SQL
18 808 (9.27%) VMware
19 793 (9.10%) Stakeholder Management
20 785 (9.01%) Big Data
21 740 (8.49%) E-Commerce
22 722 (8.28%) Web Services
23 702 (8.05%) C#
24 699 (8.02%) Data Centre
25 696 (7.98%) Cisco
26 689 (7.90%) Linux
27 672 (7.71%) ITIL
28 660 (7.57%) JavaScript
29 646 (7.41%) Banking
30 643 (7.38%) Technical Architecture

Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 327 (3.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 240 (2.75%) SharePoint
3 205 (2.35%) Apache
4 198 (2.27%) Apache Spark
5 190 (2.18%) JBoss
6 183 (2.10%) WebSphere
7 164 (1.88%) Tomcat
8 145 (1.66%) CMS
9 134 (1.54%) IIS
10 108 (1.24%) OpenStack
11 99 (1.14%) WebLogic
12 90 (1.03%) Apache Pig
13 88 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
14 86 (0.99%) MS Exchange
15 79 (0.91%) Mule
16 78 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
17 67 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 59 (0.68%) SAS
19 53 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
20 52 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 546 (6.26%) MS Excel
2 140 (1.61%) MS Office
3 84 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 78 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 32 (0.37%) MS Project
6 17 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
7 14 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 14 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.10%) SPSS Modeler
9 7 (0.080%) InVision
10 6 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.057%) AutoCAD
11 5 (0.057%) Simulink
12 4 (0.046%) CATIA
12 4 (0.046%) InDesign
12 4 (0.046%) UXPin
13 3 (0.034%) InfoPath
13 3 (0.034%) Moqups
13 3 (0.034%) SOLIDWORKS
14 2 (0.023%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 99 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 62 (0.71%) SAP Hybris
3 59 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
4 48 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
5 40 (0.46%) SAP HR
6 38 (0.44%) SAP CRM
6 38 (0.44%) SAP ERP
7 33 (0.38%) RMDS
8 32 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 30 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
10 28 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
11 27 (0.31%) SAP Retail
12 26 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
13 25 (0.29%) SAP CO
13 25 (0.29%) SAP FI
13 25 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
14 23 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
14 23 (0.26%) SAP SD
15 22 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
15 22 (0.25%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 1094 (12.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1053 (12.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 507 (5.82%) SaaS
4 361 (4.14%) PaaS
5 282 (3.24%) IaaS
6 220 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
7 218 (2.50%) Office 365
8 89 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
9 87 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
10 43 (0.49%) GitHub
11 40 (0.46%) Force.com
11 40 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
12 35 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
13 29 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
14 26 (0.30%) SoftLayer
15 25 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 22 (0.25%) Yammer
17 19 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
17 19 (0.22%) OpenShift
18 13 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 367 (4.21%) WAN
2 352 (4.04%) Firewall
3 311 (3.57%) LAN
4 264 (3.03%) SAN
5 216 (2.48%) Internet
6 179 (2.05%) DNS
7 168 (1.93%) HTTP
8 157 (1.80%) MPLS
9 149 (1.71%) VPN
10 148 (1.70%) Network Security
11 104 (1.19%) Wireless
12 91 (1.04%) NAS
13 90 (1.03%) TCP/IP
14 85 (0.98%) DHCP
15 84 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
16 80 (0.92%) BGP
17 79 (0.91%) LDAP
18 78 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
19 74 (0.85%) Unified Communications
20 73 (0.84%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 881 (10.11%) SQL Server
2 785 (9.01%) Big Data
3 516 (5.92%) Data Warehouse
4 445 (5.10%) Hadoop
5 434 (4.98%) NoSQL
6 345 (3.96%) Relational Database
7 245 (2.81%) MongoDB
8 234 (2.68%) MySQL
9 209 (2.40%) RDBMS
10 170 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 161 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 145 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
13 130 (1.49%) Apache Hive
14 123 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 115 (1.32%) HBase
16 106 (1.22%) Oracle Database
17 96 (1.10%) DB2
18 93 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
19 73 (0.84%) SAP HANA
20 69 (0.79%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 200 (2.29%) Git (software)
1 200 (2.29%) Jenkins
2 88 (1.01%) Maven
3 76 (0.87%) Gradle
4 72 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
5 70 (0.80%) JIRA
6 68 (0.78%) Visual Studio
7 67 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 54 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
9 53 (0.61%) JUnit
10 51 (0.59%) Artifactory
11 49 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
11 49 (0.56%) Selenium
12 46 (0.53%) TeamCity
13 43 (0.49%) Subversion
14 42 (0.48%) Eclipse
15 40 (0.46%) Cucumber
16 38 (0.44%) ERwin
17 30 (0.34%) Axure RP
18 25 (0.29%) IntelliJ
General
1 2049 (23.51%) Finance
2 1043 (11.97%) Retail
3 646 (7.41%) Banking
4 478 (5.48%) Telecoms
5 375 (4.30%) Marketing
6 200 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 186 (2.13%) Advertising
8 150 (1.72%) Legal
9 131 (1.50%) Publishing
10 116 (1.33%) Investment Banking
11 108 (1.24%) Games
12 104 (1.19%) Back Office
13 73 (0.84%) Billing
14 63 (0.72%) Electronics
15 59 (0.68%) Front Office
16 57 (0.65%) Local Government
17 55 (0.63%) Retail Banking
18 50 (0.57%) Law
19 47 (0.54%) Financial Institution
19 47 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1129 (12.95%) .NET
2 722 (8.28%) Web Services
3 530 (6.08%) Middleware
4 481 (5.52%) HTML
5 401 (4.60%) XML
6 395 (4.53%) REST
7 338 (3.88%) CSS
8 304 (3.49%) SOAP
9 297 (3.41%) AngularJS
10 265 (3.04%) J2EE
11 259 (2.97%) Spring
12 239 (2.74%) ASP.NET
13 199 (2.28%) HTML5
14 195 (2.24%) Node.js
15 194 (2.23%) JSON
16 166 (1.90%) RESTful
17 158 (1.81%) Java EE
18 153 (1.76%) jQuery
19 148 (1.70%) .NET Framework
20 119 (1.37%) React
Miscellaneous
1 699 (8.02%) Data Centre
2 615 (7.06%) Enterprise Software
3 518 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
4 483 (5.54%) Computer Science
5 388 (4.45%) Management Information System
6 194 (2.23%) User Experience
7 185 (2.12%) Public Cloud
8 171 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
9 143 (1.64%) Mobile App
10 115 (1.32%) N-Tier
11 110 (1.26%) Data Structures
12 108 (1.24%) Clustering
13 101 (1.16%) Fintech
14 99 (1.14%) Virtual Team
15 75 (0.86%) Algorithms
15 75 (0.86%) PKI
16 74 (0.85%) Private Cloud
17 71 (0.81%) Internet of Things
18 52 (0.60%) Client/Server
18 52 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 689 (7.90%) Linux
2 640 (7.34%) Windows
3 280 (3.21%) Unix
4 190 (2.18%) Windows Server
5 109 (1.25%) Solaris
6 105 (1.20%) Android
7 95 (1.09%) Apple iOS
7 95 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 61 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 52 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 35 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 34 (0.39%) Windows 7
12 29 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
13 25 (0.29%) CentOS
14 22 (0.25%) Windows 8
15 14 (0.16%) Windows 10
16 9 (0.10%) OpenVMS
16 9 (0.10%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.092%) Windows Phone
18 6 (0.069%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2167 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1713 (19.65%) TOGAF
3 1226 (14.06%) SOA
4 1079 (12.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 991 (11.37%) Presales
6 924 (10.60%) IT Strategy
7 793 (9.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 740 (8.49%) E-Commerce
9 672 (7.71%) ITIL
10 643 (7.38%) Technical Architecture
11 642 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
12 623 (7.15%) CRM
13 617 (7.08%) Analytics
13 617 (7.08%) Project Management
14 611 (7.01%) Data Modelling
15 582 (6.68%) Mentoring
16 577 (6.62%) DevOps
17 541 (6.21%) Scrum
18 532 (6.10%) Zachman Framework
19 524 (6.01%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1768 (20.28%) Java
2 821 (9.42%) SQL
3 702 (8.05%) C#
4 660 (7.57%) JavaScript
5 374 (4.29%) Python
6 207 (2.37%) C
7 164 (1.88%) PHP
8 163 (1.87%) PowerShell
9 156 (1.79%) C++
10 152 (1.74%) Ruby
11 141 (1.62%) Scala
12 98 (1.12%) Perl
13 73 (0.84%) T-SQL
14 69 (0.79%) Bash Shell
15 48 (0.55%) R
16 41 (0.47%) Apex Code
17 35 (0.40%) Shell Script
18 34 (0.39%) VB.NET
19 33 (0.38%) PL/SQL
20 31 (0.36%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1003 (11.51%) Degree
2 311 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 291 (3.34%) Cisco Certification
4 231 (2.65%) SC Cleared
5 203 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 184 (2.11%) CISSP
7 166 (1.90%) CCNP
8 165 (1.89%) CCIE
9 130 (1.49%) MCSE
10 114 (1.31%) DV Cleared
11 109 (1.25%) CISM
12 77 (0.88%) PhD
13 76 (0.87%) CISA
14 72 (0.83%) Postgraduate
15 71 (0.81%) CCNA
16 68 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
17 66 (0.76%) ISEB
18 61 (0.70%) PMP
19 58 (0.67%) PMI Certification
20 48 (0.55%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 268 (3.07%) QA
2 192 (2.20%) Data Quality
3 154 (1.77%) PCI DSS
4 122 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 56 (0.64%) COBIT
6 53 (0.61%) SLA
7 22 (0.25%) MiFID
8 20 (0.23%) GDPR
9 18 (0.21%) SEPA
10 16 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 14 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
11 14 (0.16%) RMADS
12 13 (0.15%) PMO
13 9 (0.10%) GCP
13 9 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 8 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 7 (0.080%) GPG13
15 7 (0.080%) SSAE 16
16 5 (0.057%) HIPAA
17 4 (0.046%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 556 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 299 (3.43%) Active Directory
3 244 (2.80%) Hyper-V
4 221 (2.54%) Docker
5 76 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
6 72 (0.83%) vSphere
7 67 (0.77%) VMware ESX
8 65 (0.75%) vCloud
9 62 (0.71%) KVM
10 60 (0.69%) HDFS
11 59 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
11 59 (0.68%) Xen
12 56 (0.64%) NFS
13 54 (0.62%) Apache Flume
14 52 (0.60%) SRDF
15 46 (0.53%) XenApp
16 33 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
17 18 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
18 13 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
19 8 (0.092%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 248 (2.85%) Puppet
2 155 (1.78%) Ansible
3 147 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
4 54 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
5 52 (0.60%) SCCM
6 46 (0.53%) Kubernetes
7 42 (0.48%) SCVMM
8 27 (0.31%) Mesos
9 24 (0.28%) SCOM
10 20 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 19 (0.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 19 (0.22%) QRadar
12 18 (0.21%) Cisco Prime
12 18 (0.21%) Nagios
13 17 (0.20%) Rundeck
14 16 (0.18%) Oozie
15 15 (0.17%) Control-M
15 15 (0.17%) Terraform
16 14 (0.16%) AirWatch
16 14 (0.16%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1396 (16.01%) Microsoft
2 1218 (13.97%) Oracle
3 808 (9.27%) VMware
4 696 (7.98%) Cisco
5 512 (5.87%) SAP
6 438 (5.02%) IBM
7 248 (2.85%) Citrix
8 225 (2.58%) NetApp
9 221 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
10 218 (2.50%) Juniper
11 211 (2.42%) EMC
12 202 (2.32%) HP
13 179 (2.05%) CheckPoint
14 176 (2.02%) hybris
15 149 (1.71%) Google
16 143 (1.64%) Red Hat
17 137 (1.57%) Adobe
18 135 (1.55%) Cognizant
19 125 (1.43%) F5
20 121 (1.39%) TIBCO
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Salary: £46000 - £57500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £46000 - £57500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £46000 - £57500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £90000 - £95000 per annum + benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: 80000 + Bonus
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Central London / West End
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Salary: 80000 + Bonus
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South East London
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum 27 days holiday + home / flexible wo
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £80000 - £950000 per annum + Excellent Package
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Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
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East London
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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London
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London
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