Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 590 622 589
Rank change year-on-year +32 -33 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 673 637 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.38% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.39% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 450 492 692
England median annual salary £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £53,700 £53,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £72,500 £77,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -6.45% +3.33% -

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 155,964 161,695 184,216
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 96.19% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 127,042 132,662 156,530
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 £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +27 361 £82,500 -2.94% 37
South East +83 141 £65,000 -10.34% 17
North of England -27 71 £65,000 - 14
Midlands +19 53 £70,000 +3.70% 7
West Midlands +43 41 £71,250 +1.79% 6
North West -14 41 £70,000 -1.75% 8
South West -5 22 £70,000 +3.70% 4
East of England +2 21 £66,250 +1.92% 6
Yorkshire -6 21 £60,000 -7.69% 5
East Midlands -3 12 £67,500 +22.73% 1
North East - 9 £90,000 - 1
Senior Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, Senior Architect job roles required the following IT skills 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 Senior Architect in the job title.

1 210 (31.20%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (28.38%) Finance
3 149 (22.14%) Java
4 141 (20.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 139 (20.65%) Microsoft
6 131 (19.47%) Amazon AWS
7 111 (16.49%) .NET
8 98 (14.56%) Degree
9 89 (13.22%) DevOps
10 78 (11.59%) Windows
11 77 (11.44%) SQL
11 77 (11.44%) Scrum
12 75 (11.14%) C#
12 75 (11.14%) Banking
13 69 (10.25%) Web Services
14 64 (9.51%) VMware
14 64 (9.51%) IT Strategy
15 63 (9.36%) SQL Server
15 63 (9.36%) Security Architecture
16 62 (9.21%) Big Data
17 60 (8.92%) Waterfall
17 60 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
18 59 (8.77%) Docker
19 58 (8.62%) Presales
19 58 (8.62%) PaaS
19 58 (8.62%) SOA
19 58 (8.62%) TOGAF
20 57 (8.47%) Information Security
20 57 (8.47%) Analytics
21 55 (8.17%) Cisco

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 21 (3.12%) Apache
2 16 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 14 (2.08%) Apache Spark
4 12 (1.78%) Confluence
4 12 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (1.78%) WebSphere
5 11 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (1.63%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 9 (1.34%) IIS
6 9 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.89%) Apache Pig
8 6 (0.89%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.74%) JBoss
9 5 (0.74%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.59%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.30%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (0.89%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.30%) InVision
3 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (1.34%) Eloqua
2 8 (1.19%) Adobe Campaign
2 8 (1.19%) Unica
3 7 (1.04%) SAP APO
3 7 (1.04%) SAP EWM
3 7 (1.04%) SAP QM
3 7 (1.04%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (1.04%) SAP SCM
3 7 (1.04%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.30%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.30%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.30%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.15%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 141 (20.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 131 (19.47%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (8.62%) PaaS
4 41 (6.09%) IaaS
4 41 (6.09%) SaaS
5 31 (4.61%) Office 365
6 22 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (3.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (2.38%) Serverless
8 11 (1.63%) Force.com
9 8 (1.19%) Adobe Analytics
9 8 (1.19%) Amazon S3
9 8 (1.19%) Sage Pay
10 7 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (1.04%) GitHub
10 7 (1.04%) OpenShift
11 6 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.74%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.50%) Firewall
2 25 (3.71%) Wireless
3 23 (3.42%) Internet
4 21 (3.12%) Network Security
5 19 (2.82%) DNS
5 19 (2.82%) LAN
5 19 (2.82%) WAN
6 14 (2.08%) DHCP
7 13 (1.93%) HTTP
7 13 (1.93%) Unified Communications
8 11 (1.63%) VPN
9 10 (1.49%) WLAN
10 9 (1.34%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (1.19%) MPLS
11 8 (1.19%) SAN
12 7 (1.04%) BGP
12 7 (1.04%) SMS
12 7 (1.04%) TCP/IP
13 6 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (0.89%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (9.36%) SQL Server
2 62 (9.21%) Big Data
3 40 (5.94%) NoSQL
4 35 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (2.53%) Hadoop
6 15 (2.23%) MongoDB
7 14 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (1.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 13 (1.93%) Geospatial Data
9 11 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.34%) MySQL
10 9 (1.34%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.19%) GIS
12 7 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.04%) Apache Hive
13 6 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (0.89%) Spatial Data
13 6 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
14 5 (0.74%) HBase
14 5 (0.74%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (5.94%) Jenkins
2 31 (4.61%) Git (software)
3 21 (3.12%) Octopus Deploy
4 20 (2.97%) JUnit
5 18 (2.67%) TeamCity
6 15 (2.23%) JIRA
7 14 (2.08%) Visual Studio
8 11 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (1.63%) Maven
9 10 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (1.34%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (0.89%) Ant
12 6 (0.89%) Gradle
13 5 (0.74%) Hudson
13 5 (0.74%) Mockito
14 4 (0.59%) ER Studio
14 4 (0.59%) ERwin
14 4 (0.59%) VersionOne
15 3 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 191 (28.38%) Finance
2 75 (11.14%) Banking
3 55 (8.17%) Retail
4 36 (5.35%) Manufacturing
4 36 (5.35%) Telecoms
5 32 (4.75%) Marketing
6 12 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (1.63%) Advertising
8 9 (1.34%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.34%) Law
9 8 (1.19%) Investment Banking
10 7 (1.04%) Back Office
11 6 (0.89%) Publishing
12 5 (0.74%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.59%) Front Office
13 4 (0.59%) Games
13 4 (0.59%) International Banking
14 3 (0.45%) French Language
14 3 (0.45%) German Language
14 3 (0.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (16.49%) .NET
2 69 (10.25%) Web Services
3 54 (8.02%) AngularJS
3 54 (8.02%) HTML
4 43 (6.39%) XML
5 41 (6.09%) ASP.NET
5 41 (6.09%) Spring
6 29 (4.31%) CSS
7 27 (4.01%) .NET Framework
8 26 (3.86%) ASP.NET Web API
9 25 (3.71%) Hibernate
10 23 (3.42%) J2EE
10 23 (3.42%) Node.js
11 22 (3.27%) XSLT
12 21 (3.12%) jQuery
13 19 (2.82%) React
14 18 (2.67%) Middleware
14 18 (2.67%) REST
15 17 (2.53%) HTML5
16 15 (2.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.88%) Computer Science
2 46 (6.84%) Self-Motivation
3 39 (5.79%) Data Centre
4 31 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (3.86%) Public Cloud
6 24 (3.57%) Mobile App
7 22 (3.27%) Cloud Native
8 21 (3.12%) Internet of Things
9 20 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (2.97%) Fintech
10 18 (2.67%) Management Information System
11 17 (2.53%) PKI
12 15 (2.23%) User Experience
13 14 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 14 (2.08%) FMCG
13 14 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
14 11 (1.63%) CESG
15 10 (1.49%) Analytical Mindset
15 10 (1.49%) SCADA
16 9 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 78 (11.59%) Windows
2 45 (6.69%) Linux
3 31 (4.61%) Windows Server
4 27 (4.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (1.93%) Windows 10
6 7 (1.04%) Android
6 7 (1.04%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.04%) CentOS
7 6 (0.89%) Unix
8 5 (0.74%) DC/OS
8 5 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.45%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.30%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.15%) Solaris
12 1 (0.15%) VMS
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (31.20%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (13.22%) DevOps
3 77 (11.44%) Scrum
4 64 (9.51%) IT Strategy
5 63 (9.36%) Security Architecture
6 60 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 60 (8.92%) Waterfall
7 58 (8.62%) Presales
7 58 (8.62%) SOA
7 58 (8.62%) TOGAF
8 57 (8.47%) Analytics
8 57 (8.47%) Information Security
9 54 (8.02%) Problem-Solving
10 53 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
11 51 (7.58%) Mentoring
12 48 (7.13%) Migration
13 46 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
13 46 (6.84%) SDLC
14 45 (6.69%) Cybersecurity
15 44 (6.54%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (22.14%) Java
2 77 (11.44%) SQL
3 75 (11.14%) C#
4 51 (7.58%) JavaScript
5 30 (4.46%) Python
6 24 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 13 (1.93%) C
8 12 (1.78%) Apex Code
8 12 (1.78%) PHP
9 10 (1.49%) C++
10 8 (1.19%) Java 8
10 8 (1.19%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.19%) VB
11 7 (1.04%) Go
12 6 (0.89%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.74%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.74%) R
13 5 (0.74%) VBScript
14 4 (0.59%) Perl
14 4 (0.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 98 (14.56%) Degree
2 43 (6.39%) Security Cleared
3 39 (5.79%) CISSP
4 34 (5.05%) CISM
5 24 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 22 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (2.38%) CCIE
9 13 (1.93%) CISA
9 13 (1.93%) SANS
10 12 (1.78%) AWS Certification
10 12 (1.78%) CCSA
10 12 (1.78%) Master's Degree
11 11 (1.63%) CESG Certified Professional
11 11 (1.63%) CRISC
12 10 (1.49%) TOGAF Certification
13 9 (1.34%) DV Cleared
13 9 (1.34%) PhD
14 7 (1.04%) CCNP
14 7 (1.04%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.67%) GCP
2 16 (2.38%) PCI DSS
3 14 (2.08%) QA
4 11 (1.63%) PA-DSS
5 8 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.89%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.74%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.74%) GDPR
8 4 (0.59%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.45%) COBIT
9 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.15%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (8.77%) Docker
2 48 (7.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (4.46%) Active Directory
4 26 (3.86%) vSphere
5 14 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 14 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
6 13 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.19%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.74%) VMware NSX
9 4 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.45%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.45%) HDFS
10 3 (0.45%) vCloud
10 3 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 32 (4.75%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (4.01%) Kubernetes
3 25 (3.71%) Puppet
4 22 (3.27%) Ansible
5 21 (3.12%) SCCM
6 17 (2.53%) SCOM
7 13 (1.93%) Terraform
8 8 (1.19%) CASB
9 7 (1.04%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (0.89%) Salt
11 2 (0.30%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.30%) Mesos
11 2 (0.30%) Nagios
11 2 (0.30%) Nessus
11 2 (0.30%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.30%) Nmap
11 2 (0.30%) Oozie
12 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 139 (20.65%) Microsoft
2 64 (9.51%) VMware
3 55 (8.17%) Cisco
4 45 (6.69%) Oracle
5 29 (4.31%) SAP
6 28 (4.16%) NetApp
7 26 (3.86%) F5
8 21 (3.12%) Splunk
9 19 (2.82%) Dell
10 18 (2.67%) Google
11 16 (2.38%) Juniper
11 16 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (2.23%) IBM
12 15 (2.23%) Red Hat
13 13 (1.93%) EMC
14 12 (1.78%) Pega
14 12 (1.78%) WorldPay
15 11 (1.63%) Adobe
15 11 (1.63%) Cognizant
16 9 (1.34%) Apple