Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 613 574 660
Rank change year-on-year -39 +86 -84
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 643 763 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.43% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.44% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 525 594 561
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £55,750 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £102,000 £96,250 £102,500
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000

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 160513 172941 198856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 129735 146008 166765
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
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% -

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 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 -37 318 £85,000 +6.25% 13
South East +24 92 £72,500 +9.43% 9
North of England -22 81 £70,000 - 10
Midlands +37 78 £70,000 +7.69% 5
West Midlands +29 67 £70,000 +9.80% 5
East of England +3 41 £65,000 -13.33% 2
Yorkshire +9 40 £70,000 +7.69% 4
North West -23 39 £70,000 -6.67% 5
South West -19 29 £67,500 -10.00% 3
East Midlands +39 11 £55,000 -27.87%
North East +9 2 £90,000 +63.64% 1
Senior Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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.

1 231 (35.93%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (27.37%) Finance
3 165 (25.66%) Java
4 136 (21.15%) TOGAF
5 135 (21.00%) Amazon AWS
6 111 (17.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 100 (15.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 87 (13.53%) SQL
9 86 (13.37%) Presales
10 81 (12.60%) Python
11 80 (12.44%) Microsoft
12 78 (12.13%) Big Data
12 78 (12.13%) Analytics
12 78 (12.13%) DevOps
12 78 (12.13%) SOA
13 77 (11.98%) .NET
14 75 (11.66%) SDLC
15 73 (11.35%) UML
16 72 (11.20%) Enterprise Architecture
17 70 (10.89%) Management Information System
17 70 (10.89%) Migration
18 69 (10.73%) Web Services
19 65 (10.11%) Degree
19 65 (10.11%) Banking
20 64 (9.95%) Scrum
21 63 (9.80%) C#
22 61 (9.49%) Computer Science
23 59 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
24 58 (9.02%) IT Strategy
24 58 (9.02%) Software Engineering

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 22 (3.42%) Tomcat
2 21 (3.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 20 (3.11%) WebSphere
4 16 (2.49%) JBoss
5 15 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 12 (1.87%) Apache
6 12 (1.87%) WebLogic
7 11 (1.71%) Apache Geronimo
8 10 (1.56%) Mule
8 10 (1.56%) WildFly
9 9 (1.40%) CMS
10 6 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.93%) Confluence
11 5 (0.78%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.78%) IIS
11 5 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.62%) Anypoint
12 4 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.62%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (0.78%) SAP GRC
3 4 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.62%) Lawson
3 4 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 135 (21.00%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (17.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (5.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 32 (4.98%) PaaS
5 29 (4.51%) IaaS
6 25 (3.89%) SaaS
7 20 (3.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 18 (2.80%) Force.com
9 16 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (2.49%) GitHub
10 10 (1.56%) Office 365
11 9 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.78%) Bluemix
13 5 (0.78%) IBM Cloud
14 3 (0.47%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
15 2 (0.31%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.67%) Wireless
2 25 (3.89%) WAN
3 24 (3.73%) LAN
4 20 (3.11%) VPN
5 17 (2.64%) Firewall
5 17 (2.64%) Internet
6 16 (2.49%) MPLS
7 12 (1.87%) DNS
8 11 (1.71%) BGP
8 11 (1.71%) LTE
9 10 (1.56%) WLAN
10 9 (1.40%) DHCP
10 9 (1.40%) Ethernet
10 9 (1.40%) VoIP
11 8 (1.24%) IPsec
11 8 (1.24%) Network Security
11 8 (1.24%) SAN
11 8 (1.24%) TCP/IP
12 7 (1.09%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (0.93%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (12.13%) Big Data
2 52 (8.09%) Data Warehouse
3 50 (7.78%) NoSQL
4 43 (6.69%) SQL Server
5 25 (3.89%) MongoDB
6 21 (3.27%) Hadoop
6 21 (3.27%) MySQL
7 15 (2.33%) Relational Database
8 14 (2.18%) Geospatial Data
9 8 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.93%) Apache Hive
10 6 (0.93%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.78%) BigQuery
11 5 (0.78%) Bigtable
11 5 (0.78%) HBase
11 5 (0.78%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.78%) SAP HANA
11 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 38 (5.91%) Git (software)
3 33 (5.13%) Subversion
4 26 (4.04%) Artifactory
5 19 (2.95%) Selenium
5 19 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (2.18%) Talend Open Studio
7 10 (1.56%) Maven
8 9 (1.40%) Hudson
9 8 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (1.09%) Bitbucket
10 7 (1.09%) JUnit
11 6 (0.93%) JIRA
12 4 (0.62%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.62%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.31%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.31%) GitLab
13 2 (0.31%) Gradle
13 2 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (0.31%) Vagrant
General
1 176 (27.37%) Finance
2 65 (10.11%) Banking
3 37 (5.75%) Retail
4 31 (4.82%) Telecoms
5 26 (4.04%) Manufacturing
6 24 (3.73%) Local Government
7 18 (2.80%) Marketing
8 13 (2.02%) Publishing
9 11 (1.71%) Electronics
10 9 (1.40%) Retail Banking
11 8 (1.24%) Advertising
12 6 (0.93%) Law
13 5 (0.78%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.78%) Front Office
14 4 (0.62%) Back Office
14 4 (0.62%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.47%) Games
15 3 (0.47%) Legal
16 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.16%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (11.98%) .NET
2 69 (10.73%) Web Services
3 47 (7.31%) Spring
4 44 (6.84%) Middleware
5 43 (6.69%) AngularJS
6 37 (5.75%) J2EE
6 37 (5.75%) Node.js
7 36 (5.60%) Hibernate
8 34 (5.29%) REST
9 31 (4.82%) CSS
9 31 (4.82%) HTML
10 24 (3.73%) SOAP
11 23 (3.58%) JSON
12 21 (3.27%) J2SE
12 21 (3.27%) React
12 21 (3.27%) XML
13 15 (2.33%) jQuery
13 15 (2.33%) Visualforce
14 13 (2.02%) .NET Framework
14 13 (2.02%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.89%) Management Information System
2 61 (9.49%) Computer Science
3 45 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (6.53%) Enterprise Software
5 29 (4.51%) Mobile App
6 22 (3.42%) Data Centre
7 20 (3.11%) Public Cloud
8 14 (2.18%) Private Cloud
9 11 (1.71%) User Experience
10 10 (1.56%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.40%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (1.24%) Video\Live Streaming
13 7 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (1.09%) Internet of Things
14 6 (0.93%) Device Driver
14 6 (0.93%) Handset
14 6 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.93%) PlayStation
14 6 (0.93%) Smartphone
14 6 (0.93%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 38 (5.91%) Linux
2 37 (5.75%) Windows
3 18 (2.80%) Android
4 13 (2.02%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.87%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.40%) Unix
7 6 (0.93%) CentOS
7 6 (0.93%) Windows Phone
7 6 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.31%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.31%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.16%) VMS
10 1 (0.16%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (35.93%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (21.15%) TOGAF
3 100 (15.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 86 (13.37%) Presales
5 78 (12.13%) Analytics
5 78 (12.13%) DevOps
5 78 (12.13%) SOA
6 75 (11.66%) SDLC
7 73 (11.35%) UML
8 72 (11.20%) Enterprise Architecture
9 70 (10.89%) Migration
10 64 (9.95%) Scrum
11 59 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
12 58 (9.02%) IT Strategy
12 58 (9.02%) Software Engineering
13 56 (8.71%) Data Modelling
14 50 (7.78%) Open Source
15 49 (7.62%) ArchiMate
16 45 (7.00%) Project Management
17 41 (6.38%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 165 (25.66%) Java
2 87 (13.53%) SQL
3 81 (12.60%) Python
4 63 (9.80%) C#
5 50 (7.78%) JavaScript
6 37 (5.75%) C
7 30 (4.67%) C++
8 27 (4.20%) Perl
9 25 (3.89%) PHP
10 19 (2.95%) Ruby
10 19 (2.95%) Scala
11 18 (2.80%) Shell Script
12 16 (2.49%) PowerShell
13 14 (2.18%) Apex Code
14 9 (1.40%) Objective-C
15 6 (0.93%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.78%) ABAP
16 5 (0.78%) Haskell
17 4 (0.62%) C++/CLI
17 4 (0.62%) Go
Qualifications
1 65 (10.11%) Degree
2 25 (3.89%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (2.49%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (1.87%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.40%) CCIE
6 9 (1.40%) CISSP
7 8 (1.24%) CISM
8 7 (1.09%) A+ Certification
9 6 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.78%) CREST Certified
11 4 (0.62%) CCNA
11 4 (0.62%) CCNP
12 3 (0.47%) CCDE
12 3 (0.47%) CEH
12 3 (0.47%) GIAC
12 3 (0.47%) JNCIP
12 3 (0.47%) MCSE
12 3 (0.47%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.27%) GCP
2 20 (3.11%) QA
3 14 (2.18%) GDPR
4 13 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.71%) COBIT
5 11 (1.71%) Data Quality
6 9 (1.40%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.78%) SLA
8 4 (0.62%) NIST 800
9 3 (0.47%) MiFID
9 3 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.31%) GAAP
10 2 (0.31%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.31%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.16%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.16%) PMO
11 1 (0.16%) PSD2
System Software
1 28 (4.35%) Docker
2 17 (2.64%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.78%) Firmware
5 5 (0.78%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.47%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.47%) HDFS
7 2 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.31%) vSphere
7 2 (0.31%) XenApp
7 2 (0.31%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 46 (7.15%) Opscode Chef
2 34 (5.29%) Ansible
3 30 (4.67%) Puppet
4 14 (2.18%) Kubernetes
5 13 (2.02%) Terraform
6 10 (1.56%) Mesos
7 8 (1.24%) rkt
7 8 (1.24%) Rundeck
8 6 (0.93%) SCCM
9 4 (0.62%) CloudHub
10 3 (0.47%) Nagios
10 3 (0.47%) Nessus
10 3 (0.47%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.47%) SCOM
10 3 (0.47%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.31%) Ambari
11 2 (0.31%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.31%) Nmap
Vendors
1 80 (12.44%) Microsoft
2 41 (6.38%) Oracle
3 40 (6.22%) VMware
4 35 (5.44%) IBM
5 31 (4.82%) Cisco
6 28 (4.35%) Google
7 23 (3.58%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (3.42%) SAP
9 15 (2.33%) NetApp
9 15 (2.33%) Rackspace
10 14 (2.18%) Talend
11 12 (1.87%) CA
11 12 (1.87%) Cognizant
11 12 (1.87%) Juniper
12 9 (1.40%) Citrix
13 8 (1.24%) Adobe
13 8 (1.24%) Pega
13 8 (1.24%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.09%) EMC
15 6 (0.93%) Dell