Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

IT Architect
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 913 833 944
Rank change year-on-year -80 +111 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 261 362 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 163 270 261
England median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% - +5.84%
10th Percentile £52,500 £49,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £102,500 £95,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% +6.87%

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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161995 173250 195876
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131003 146259 164261
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

IT Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Architect in England

IT Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for IT Architect in England

IT Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Architect in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Architect in England

IT 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 IT Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
London +7 154 £76,000 -5.00% 5
South East +28 57 £65,000 -10.34% 3
Midlands +2 21 £55,000 -4.35%
West Midlands -10 19 £55,000 -
South West +2 17 £40,223 -49.72%
North of England -13 13 £65,000 -7.14% 3
Yorkshire +15 7 £53,511 -23.56% 3
North West -22 5 £72,500 -6.45%
East of England -24 4 - -
East Midlands +23 1 - -
North East - 1 £50,000 -
IT Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT 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 IT Architect in the job title.

1 93 (35.63%) Finance
2 73 (27.97%) TOGAF
3 59 (22.61%) Data Modelling
4 58 (22.22%) Web Services
5 56 (21.46%) UML
6 55 (21.07%) Banking
7 54 (20.69%) JSON
8 52 (19.92%) SQL
9 51 (19.54%) BPMN
10 50 (19.16%) Data Warehouse
11 49 (18.77%) HTTP
11 49 (18.77%) TCP/IP
12 48 (18.39%) SSL
13 47 (18.01%) Enterprise Software
14 46 (17.62%) OO
14 46 (17.62%) Investment Banking
15 45 (17.24%) Asset Management
15 45 (17.24%) Wealth Management
15 45 (17.24%) Retail Banking
15 45 (17.24%) IT Strategy
16 44 (16.86%) Relational Database
16 44 (16.86%) Data Structures
16 44 (16.86%) Algorithms
16 44 (16.86%) XML
16 44 (16.86%) OOD
16 44 (16.86%) Reference Data
16 44 (16.86%) GoldenSource
17 43 (16.48%) Degree
18 41 (15.71%) Enterprise Architecture
19 40 (15.33%) ITIL

IT 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 10 (3.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (2.68%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.30%) Apache
4 5 (1.92%) nginx
5 3 (1.15%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.77%) Liferay
7 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.38%) IIS
7 1 (0.38%) JBoss
7 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Oracle Cash Management
1 4 (1.53%) Oracle CRM
1 4 (1.53%) Oracle Retail
1 4 (1.53%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.77%) Magento
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.38%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 38 (14.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (7.66%) SaaS
4 18 (6.90%) IaaS
4 18 (6.90%) PaaS
5 11 (4.21%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.92%) Office 365
7 3 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.77%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.38%) Boomi
9 1 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 49 (18.77%) HTTP
1 49 (18.77%) TCP/IP
2 48 (18.39%) SSL
3 34 (13.03%) Firewall
4 24 (9.20%) WAN
5 16 (6.13%) LAN
6 14 (5.36%) SAN
7 10 (3.83%) Unified Communications
7 10 (3.83%) Wireless
8 7 (2.68%) Network Security
9 6 (2.30%) Ethernet
9 6 (2.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 6 (2.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (2.30%) NAS
10 5 (1.92%) VPN
11 3 (1.15%) DHCP
11 3 (1.15%) DNS
11 3 (1.15%) IPv4
11 3 (1.15%) IPv6
11 3 (1.15%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (19.16%) Data Warehouse
2 44 (16.86%) Relational Database
3 16 (6.13%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.07%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.30%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.30%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.53%) Big Data
6 4 (1.53%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.77%) Adabas
7 2 (0.77%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.38%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (0.77%) Jenkins
General
1 93 (35.63%) Finance
2 55 (21.07%) Banking
3 46 (17.62%) Investment Banking
4 45 (17.24%) Retail Banking
5 18 (6.90%) Retail
6 10 (3.83%) Telecoms
7 9 (3.45%) Legal
8 7 (2.68%) Electronics
9 6 (2.30%) Law
9 6 (2.30%) Marketing
10 5 (1.92%) Back Office
11 4 (1.53%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.53%) Prime Brokerage
12 3 (1.15%) Front Office
13 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.38%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (22.22%) Web Services
2 54 (20.69%) JSON
3 44 (16.86%) XML
4 12 (4.60%) JMS
4 12 (4.60%) Middleware
5 11 (4.21%) REST
6 10 (3.83%) Java EE
7 7 (2.68%) SOAP
8 6 (2.30%) WSDL
8 6 (2.30%) XSD
9 5 (1.92%) HTML
9 5 (1.92%) Spring Boot
10 4 (1.53%) CSS
10 4 (1.53%) MDX
11 3 (1.15%) HTML5
11 3 (1.15%) WAP
12 2 (0.77%) .NET
12 2 (0.77%) J2EE
12 2 (0.77%) Node.js
13 1 (0.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (18.01%) Enterprise Software
2 44 (16.86%) Algorithms
2 44 (16.86%) Data Structures
2 44 (16.86%) Reference Data
3 26 (9.96%) Data Centre
4 16 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (5.75%) Computer Science
6 11 (4.21%) Equities
7 7 (2.68%) Fixed Income
8 6 (2.30%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.92%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.92%) NHS
9 5 (1.92%) PKI
9 5 (1.92%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.53%) Derivative
10 4 (1.53%) Fintech
10 4 (1.53%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.36%) Linux
2 11 (4.21%) Unix
2 11 (4.21%) Windows
3 7 (2.68%) AIX
4 6 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.38%) Android
5 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (27.97%) TOGAF
2 59 (22.61%) Data Modelling
3 56 (21.46%) UML
4 51 (19.54%) BPMN
5 46 (17.62%) OO
6 45 (17.24%) Asset Management
6 45 (17.24%) IT Strategy
6 45 (17.24%) Wealth Management
7 44 (16.86%) OOD
8 41 (15.71%) Enterprise Architecture
9 40 (15.33%) ITIL
10 35 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 28 (10.73%) Security Architecture
12 28 (10.73%) Technical Architecture
13 24 (9.20%) Presales
14 22 (8.43%) Cybersecurity
15 21 (8.05%) Migration
16 20 (7.66%) Information Security
16 20 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (19.92%) SQL
2 26 (9.96%) Java
3 4 (1.53%) C
4 3 (1.15%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.15%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.15%) Python
5 2 (0.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 43 (16.48%) Degree
2 22 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (5.75%) MCSE
3 15 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.21%) CCNP
5 10 (3.83%) CISSP
6 8 (3.07%) CISM
6 8 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.30%) CEH
7 6 (2.30%) MBA
8 5 (1.92%) CCIE
8 5 (1.92%) CCNA
8 5 (1.92%) CISA
9 4 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.53%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.15%) CISMP
10 3 (1.15%) Master's Degree
10 3 (1.15%) SANS
11 2 (0.77%) CCSP
11 2 (0.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.83%) PCI DSS
2 8 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.30%) QA
4 4 (1.53%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.53%) GDPR
5 3 (1.15%) SLA
6 2 (0.77%) COBIT
7 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.30%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.77%) Docker
4 1 (0.38%) Firmware
4 1 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.38%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.92%) Ansible
1 5 (1.92%) Puppet
2 3 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.77%) Terraform
4 1 (0.38%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (16.86%) GoldenSource
2 36 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 32 (12.26%) Oracle
4 22 (8.43%) Cisco
4 22 (8.43%) VMware
5 10 (3.83%) CheckPoint
6 9 (3.45%) IBM
7 8 (3.07%) MobileIron
8 7 (2.68%) Meraki
8 7 (2.68%) SAP
9 6 (2.30%) F5
9 6 (2.30%) HP
9 6 (2.30%) Juniper
9 6 (2.30%) Nokia
9 6 (2.30%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.53%) Cognos
10 4 (1.53%) Remedy
10 4 (1.53%) Siebel
10 4 (1.53%) Tableau
11 3 (1.15%) Google