Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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

Senior Architect
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 614 624 637
Rank change year-on-year +10 +13 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 608 621 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.37% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.39% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 486 479 564
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £100,875
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -3.45%

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 155,678 161,272 189,609
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 96.48% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 127,583 135,220 160,036
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Architect in England

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Architect in England

Senior Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Architect in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Architect in England

Senior 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 Senior Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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 -4 286 £85,000 +6.25% 68
South East +57 117 £75,000 -3.23% 25
North of England -10 79 £70,000 +3.70% 15
Midlands +46 72 £70,000 +1.82% 16
West Midlands +44 66 £70,000 +7.69% 15
Yorkshire +6 42 £65,000 -1.89% 5
East of England +12 38 £65,000 -13.33% 9
North West -25 27 £66,250 -11.67% 8
South West -1 21 £53,750 -28.33% 7
North East -7 10 £90,000 +12.50% 2
East Midlands +25 6 £60,000 -25.00% 1
Senior Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Senior 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 Senior Architect in the job title.

1 193 (31.74%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (26.81%) Finance
3 120 (19.74%) Amazon AWS
4 116 (19.08%) TOGAF
4 116 (19.08%) Java
5 106 (17.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 91 (14.97%) SQL
6 91 (14.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 82 (13.49%) Degree
8 77 (12.66%) Big Data
9 75 (12.34%) .NET
10 74 (12.17%) Microsoft
10 74 (12.17%) Analytics
10 74 (12.17%) DevOps
11 73 (12.01%) Migration
12 70 (11.51%) SDLC
13 67 (11.02%) Management Information System
13 67 (11.02%) Scrum
13 67 (11.02%) Enterprise Architecture
14 65 (10.69%) IT Strategy
15 64 (10.53%) Web Services
16 59 (9.70%) Python
16 59 (9.70%) Presales
17 58 (9.54%) Retail
18 57 (9.38%) Computer Science
18 57 (9.38%) Data Modelling
18 57 (9.38%) SOA
19 55 (9.05%) Business Intelligence
20 54 (8.88%) ETL
20 54 (8.88%) Banking

Senior 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 12 (1.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (1.81%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.64%) Apache
3 10 (1.64%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (1.32%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.15%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.15%) JBoss
7 6 (0.99%) IIS
7 6 (0.99%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.82%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.82%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.66%) Apache Geronimo
9 4 (0.66%) CMS
9 4 (0.66%) Confluence
9 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.66%) WildFly
10 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.49%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.66%) Lawson
3 4 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.16%) BASE24
5 1 (0.16%) Postilion
5 1 (0.16%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 120 (19.74%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (17.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (6.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 28 (4.61%) PaaS
5 25 (4.11%) Force.com
5 25 (4.11%) IaaS
6 15 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (2.47%) SaaS
7 14 (2.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 10 (1.64%) Office 365
9 9 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.82%) Bluemix
11 5 (0.82%) IBM Cloud
12 4 (0.66%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.33%) Boomi
13 2 (0.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.59%) Wireless
2 33 (5.43%) WAN
3 32 (5.26%) LAN
4 25 (4.11%) MPLS
5 22 (3.62%) VPN
6 19 (3.13%) Firewall
7 17 (2.80%) WLAN
8 15 (2.47%) VoIP
9 12 (1.97%) Network Security
10 11 (1.81%) Internet
11 10 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (1.48%) BGP
12 9 (1.48%) LTE
13 8 (1.32%) DNS
13 8 (1.32%) IPsec
13 8 (1.32%) SAN
14 7 (1.15%) DWDM
14 7 (1.15%) TCP/IP
15 6 (0.99%) DHCP
15 6 (0.99%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (12.66%) Big Data
2 52 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
3 47 (7.73%) NoSQL
4 44 (7.24%) SQL Server
5 27 (4.44%) Hadoop
6 14 (2.30%) Geospatial Data
6 14 (2.30%) MongoDB
6 14 (2.30%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.48%) MySQL
7 9 (1.48%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (1.32%) HBase
8 8 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.15%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.99%) Apache Hive
11 5 (0.82%) BigQuery
11 5 (0.82%) Bigtable
11 5 (0.82%) Data Lake
11 5 (0.82%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 37 (6.09%) Jenkins
2 24 (3.95%) Git (software)
3 18 (2.96%) Selenium
4 16 (2.63%) Artifactory
4 16 (2.63%) Subversion
5 9 (1.48%) Hudson
6 8 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (0.99%) Maven
7 6 (0.99%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.66%) JIRA
8 4 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.49%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.49%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.49%) JUnit
9 3 (0.49%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.33%) GitLab
10 2 (0.33%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.16%) Gradle
11 1 (0.16%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 163 (26.81%) Finance
2 58 (9.54%) Retail
3 54 (8.88%) Banking
4 47 (7.73%) Manufacturing
5 33 (5.43%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.80%) Local Government
7 10 (1.64%) Publishing
8 6 (0.99%) Games
8 6 (0.99%) Marketing
8 6 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.66%) Law
10 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.49%) Front Office
10 3 (0.49%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.33%) Legal
11 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Back Office
12 1 (0.16%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) Electronics
12 1 (0.16%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (12.34%) .NET
2 64 (10.53%) Web Services
3 37 (6.09%) Middleware
4 35 (5.76%) AngularJS
5 34 (5.59%) Node.js
6 29 (4.77%) CSS
6 29 (4.77%) HTML
7 28 (4.61%) Spring
8 27 (4.44%) REST
9 21 (3.45%) React
10 20 (3.29%) Hibernate
10 20 (3.29%) J2EE
11 19 (3.13%) HTML5
11 19 (3.13%) Visualforce
12 17 (2.80%) SOAP
13 16 (2.63%) ASP.NET
13 16 (2.63%) JSON
14 12 (1.97%) .NET Framework
14 12 (1.97%) CSS3
15 10 (1.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 67 (11.02%) Management Information System
2 57 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 38 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (3.62%) Data Centre
6 18 (2.96%) Public Cloud
7 17 (2.80%) Mobile App
8 15 (2.47%) Private Cloud
9 11 (1.81%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.48%) Clustering
11 8 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
11 8 (1.32%) User Experience
12 7 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (0.99%) Cloud Native
13 6 (0.99%) PKI
14 5 (0.82%) Fintech
14 5 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
15 4 (0.66%) Internet of Things
15 4 (0.66%) Over-the-Top Content
15 4 (0.66%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 48 (7.89%) Linux
2 23 (3.78%) Windows
3 16 (2.63%) Unix
4 14 (2.30%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.66%) Android
6 4 (0.66%) CentOS
6 4 (0.66%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.66%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.49%) Kali Linux
7 3 (0.49%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.16%) SUSE
9 1 (0.16%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (31.74%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (19.08%) TOGAF
3 91 (14.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 74 (12.17%) Analytics
4 74 (12.17%) DevOps
5 73 (12.01%) Migration
6 70 (11.51%) SDLC
7 67 (11.02%) Enterprise Architecture
7 67 (11.02%) Scrum
8 65 (10.69%) IT Strategy
9 59 (9.70%) Presales
10 57 (9.38%) Data Modelling
10 57 (9.38%) SOA
11 55 (9.05%) Business Intelligence
12 54 (8.88%) ETL
13 52 (8.55%) UML
14 50 (8.22%) Software Engineering
15 45 (7.40%) Mentoring
16 43 (7.07%) Open Source
17 42 (6.91%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 116 (19.08%) Java
2 91 (14.97%) SQL
3 59 (9.70%) Python
4 51 (8.39%) C#
5 37 (6.09%) C
6 36 (5.92%) JavaScript
7 26 (4.28%) C++
8 19 (3.13%) Apex Code
8 19 (3.13%) Perl
8 19 (3.13%) Scala
9 18 (2.96%) PHP
10 16 (2.63%) Ruby
11 15 (2.47%) Shell Script
12 12 (1.97%) PowerShell
13 6 (0.99%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.82%) Go
14 5 (0.82%) Haskell
15 4 (0.66%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.49%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 82 (13.49%) Degree
2 20 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (2.96%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (2.47%) CCIE
6 13 (2.14%) CISSP
7 10 (1.64%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.48%) AWS Certification
8 9 (1.48%) DV Cleared
9 8 (1.32%) CISM
10 6 (0.99%) CCDE
10 6 (0.99%) JNCIE
10 6 (0.99%) JNCIP
11 5 (0.82%) CREST Certified
11 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.49%) CEH
13 3 (0.49%) EMCTA
13 3 (0.49%) GIAC
13 3 (0.49%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.45%) GCP
2 19 (3.13%) QA
3 13 (2.14%) GDPR
4 9 (1.48%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.32%) SLA
6 6 (0.99%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.66%) NIST 800
8 3 (0.49%) COBIT
8 3 (0.49%) PMO
8 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.16%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.16%) GAAP
9 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.16%) PSD2
9 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 24 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.29%) Active Directory
3 19 (3.13%) Docker
4 6 (0.99%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.82%) vSphere
6 3 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.49%) HDFS
6 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.16%) Firmware
8 1 (0.16%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 35 (5.76%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (5.26%) Ansible
3 21 (3.45%) Puppet
4 13 (2.14%) Terraform
5 12 (1.97%) Kubernetes
6 10 (1.64%) Mesos
7 9 (1.48%) SCCM
8 8 (1.32%) rkt
9 7 (1.15%) SCOM
10 4 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.66%) Nagios
10 4 (0.66%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.49%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.49%) Nessus
11 3 (0.49%) Nmap
12 1 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.16%) Oozie
12 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 74 (12.17%) Microsoft
2 50 (8.22%) VMware
3 35 (5.76%) Cisco
4 34 (5.59%) Oracle
5 32 (5.26%) Google
6 31 (5.10%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (3.95%) IBM
8 19 (3.13%) Rackspace
9 15 (2.47%) Juniper
9 15 (2.47%) NetApp
9 15 (2.47%) Talend
10 11 (1.81%) EMC
11 10 (1.64%) Citrix
11 10 (1.64%) Dell
11 10 (1.64%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.32%) Adobe
13 7 (1.15%) F5
13 7 (1.15%) SAP
13 7 (1.15%) Splunk
14 6 (0.99%) Veritas