Period
to 24 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 602 629 614
Rank change year-on-year +27 -15 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 647 574 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.36% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.37% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 485 432 640
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £102,000 £98,750 £93,750
UK median annual salary £73,750 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -1.67% +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 160,084 154,564 184,853
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 96.57% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 131,892 129,374 156,743
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 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -10 311 £85,000 - 40
South East +44 137 £70,632 -10.31% 18
North of England -33 90 £65,000 - 6
Midlands +29 61 £72,500 -3.33% 5
West Midlands +33 49 £72,500 -3.33% 5
North West -32 40 £65,000 - 4
Yorkshire -18 31 £60,195 -7.39% 1
East of England -10 28 £65,000 -13.33% 4
South West -23 22 £58,750 -16.07% 8
North East -9 19 £90,000 +12.50% 1
East Midlands -9 12 £70,000 -12.50%
Senior Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 190 (29.37%) Finance
2 186 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (20.56%) Microsoft
4 127 (19.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 106 (16.38%) Amazon AWS
6 104 (16.07%) Java
7 100 (15.46%) Degree
8 98 (15.15%) .NET
9 86 (13.29%) SQL
10 78 (12.06%) DevOps
11 71 (10.97%) Retail
12 69 (10.66%) Web Services
12 69 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 69 (10.66%) Scrum
13 68 (10.51%) Migration
13 68 (10.51%) Banking
14 67 (10.36%) VMware
15 65 (10.05%) TOGAF
16 64 (9.89%) IT Strategy
17 63 (9.74%) SQL Server
17 63 (9.74%) C#
18 59 (9.12%) Manufacturing
18 59 (9.12%) Big Data
19 55 (8.50%) Windows
20 53 (8.19%) Cisco
20 53 (8.19%) Mentoring
21 51 (7.88%) Computer Science
22 47 (7.26%) Linux
22 47 (7.26%) SDLC
23 46 (7.11%) NoSQL

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 20 (3.09%) Apache
2 14 (2.16%) MS Exchange
3 12 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (1.70%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (1.24%) Confluence
6 8 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.08%) Apache Spark
7 7 (1.08%) OpenStack
8 6 (0.93%) IIS
8 6 (0.93%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.77%) JBoss
9 5 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.77%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.31%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.31%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.31%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (0.62%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.31%) InVision
2 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.08%) SAP SD
3 4 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.31%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.15%) BASE24
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.15%) Magento
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.15%) Postilion
5 1 (0.15%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.15%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.15%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.15%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.15%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 127 (19.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 106 (16.38%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (6.34%) PaaS
4 37 (5.72%) IaaS
5 27 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 27 (4.17%) SaaS
6 26 (4.02%) Office 365
7 21 (3.25%) Force.com
8 14 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.24%) Sage Pay
10 6 (0.93%) GitHub
10 6 (0.93%) Serverless
11 5 (0.77%) Zapier
12 3 (0.46%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.31%) Boomi
13 2 (0.31%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.10%) Wireless
2 31 (4.79%) Firewall
3 27 (4.17%) LAN
4 26 (4.02%) MPLS
4 26 (4.02%) WAN
5 22 (3.40%) Network Security
6 20 (3.09%) DNS
7 16 (2.47%) WLAN
8 15 (2.32%) Internet
9 14 (2.16%) VoIP
10 13 (2.01%) DHCP
10 13 (2.01%) VPN
11 12 (1.85%) SAN
12 11 (1.70%) Unified Communications
13 9 (1.39%) HTTP
13 9 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (1.08%) DWDM
15 5 (0.77%) BGP
15 5 (0.77%) EIGRP
15 5 (0.77%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (9.74%) SQL Server
2 59 (9.12%) Big Data
3 46 (7.11%) NoSQL
4 24 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (3.55%) Hadoop
6 17 (2.63%) MongoDB
7 14 (2.16%) Geospatial Data
7 14 (2.16%) SQL Server 2016
8 13 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (1.70%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (1.24%) HBase
11 8 (1.24%) MySQL
11 8 (1.24%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.08%) SSDT
13 6 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.77%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.77%) CouchDB
14 5 (0.77%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (4.79%) Git (software)
2 20 (3.09%) Jenkins
2 20 (3.09%) JUnit
3 13 (2.01%) Maven
4 10 (1.55%) JIRA
4 10 (1.55%) TeamCity
5 9 (1.39%) Eclipse
6 8 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (1.24%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (0.93%) Subversion
7 6 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (0.77%) Ant
8 5 (0.77%) Gradle
8 5 (0.77%) Hudson
8 5 (0.77%) Mockito
8 5 (0.77%) Selenium
9 4 (0.62%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.46%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.46%) ERwin
General
1 190 (29.37%) Finance
2 71 (10.97%) Retail
3 68 (10.51%) Banking
4 59 (9.12%) Manufacturing
5 41 (6.34%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.63%) Marketing
7 12 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (1.55%) Local Government
9 7 (1.08%) Games
10 4 (0.62%) Back Office
10 4 (0.62%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.62%) Law
10 4 (0.62%) Legal
11 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.46%) International Banking
12 2 (0.31%) Advertising
12 2 (0.31%) Electronics
12 2 (0.31%) Front Office
12 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.15%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (15.15%) .NET
2 69 (10.66%) Web Services
3 44 (6.80%) AngularJS
4 41 (6.34%) ASP.NET
5 35 (5.41%) HTML
6 32 (4.95%) Spring
7 31 (4.79%) CSS
8 25 (3.86%) .NET Framework
9 23 (3.55%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (3.55%) Hibernate
9 23 (3.55%) Middleware
10 22 (3.40%) XML
11 19 (2.94%) REST
11 19 (2.94%) Visualforce
12 18 (2.78%) HTML5
12 18 (2.78%) React
13 16 (2.47%) RESTful
14 15 (2.32%) J2EE
15 14 (2.16%) XSLT
16 13 (2.01%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.88%) Computer Science
2 37 (5.72%) Management Information System
3 36 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (4.95%) Data Centre
5 29 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
6 26 (4.02%) Mobile App
7 20 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (2.63%) Algorithms
9 13 (2.01%) Cloud Native
10 12 (1.85%) PKI
11 11 (1.70%) Public Cloud
12 10 (1.55%) CESG
12 10 (1.55%) Internet of Things
12 10 (1.55%) User Experience
13 9 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 9 (1.39%) FMCG
13 9 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
14 8 (1.24%) Clustering
14 8 (1.24%) Fintech
15 7 (1.08%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 55 (8.50%) Windows
2 47 (7.26%) Linux
3 24 (3.71%) Windows Server
4 18 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (2.16%) Unix
6 8 (1.24%) Windows 10
7 7 (1.08%) CentOS
8 6 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.77%) Android
9 5 (0.77%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.77%) DC/OS
9 5 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.46%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.31%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.15%) SUSE
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (12.06%) DevOps
3 69 (10.66%) Scrum
3 69 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 68 (10.51%) Migration
5 65 (10.05%) TOGAF
6 64 (9.89%) IT Strategy
7 53 (8.19%) Mentoring
8 47 (7.26%) SDLC
9 45 (6.96%) Analytics
9 45 (6.96%) Information Security
10 44 (6.80%) Security Architecture
11 43 (6.65%) Enterprise Architecture
11 43 (6.65%) SOA
12 42 (6.49%) ETL
13 41 (6.34%) Presales
13 41 (6.34%) Problem-Solving
14 38 (5.87%) Software Engineering
15 36 (5.56%) Data Modelling
15 36 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 104 (16.07%) Java
2 86 (13.29%) SQL
3 63 (9.74%) C#
4 38 (5.87%) JavaScript
5 30 (4.64%) C
6 28 (4.33%) PowerShell
7 26 (4.02%) Python
8 19 (2.94%) Apex Code
8 19 (2.94%) C++
9 10 (1.55%) Java 8
10 9 (1.39%) Perl
11 7 (1.08%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.93%) Ruby
12 6 (0.93%) VBScript
13 5 (0.77%) PHP
13 5 (0.77%) Tcl
14 4 (0.62%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.62%) Go
14 4 (0.62%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.62%) R
Qualifications
1 100 (15.46%) Degree
2 32 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 28 (4.33%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (4.33%) CISSP
4 23 (3.55%) CISM
5 21 (3.25%) CCIE
6 17 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (2.32%) SC Cleared
8 13 (2.01%) AWS Certification
9 11 (1.70%) PhD
9 11 (1.70%) TOGAF Certification
10 10 (1.55%) CESG Certified Professional
11 7 (1.08%) CCSA
11 7 (1.08%) JNCIE
11 7 (1.08%) Master's Degree
11 7 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.93%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 6 (0.93%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.93%) SANS
12 6 (0.93%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.70%) GCP
1 11 (1.70%) PCI DSS
2 10 (1.55%) QA
3 9 (1.39%) PA-DSS
4 7 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.93%) HIPAA
6 5 (0.77%) SLA
7 4 (0.62%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.31%) GDPR
9 2 (0.31%) PMO
10 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.15%) NIST 800
System Software
1 46 (7.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (6.03%) Docker
3 30 (4.64%) Active Directory
4 21 (3.25%) vSphere
5 15 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (1.55%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.77%) VMware NSX
9 4 (0.62%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.15%) Firmware
10 1 (0.15%) HDFS
10 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.15%) Kamailio
10 1 (0.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (2.16%) SCCM
3 13 (2.01%) Single Sign-On
4 12 (1.85%) Kubernetes
5 10 (1.55%) Ansible
6 9 (1.39%) Puppet
6 9 (1.39%) SCOM
7 7 (1.08%) CASB
8 5 (0.77%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (0.77%) Terraform
9 3 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.31%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.31%) Nagios
10 2 (0.31%) Nessus
10 2 (0.31%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.31%) Nmap
10 2 (0.31%) Salt
11 1 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.15%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 133 (20.56%) Microsoft
2 67 (10.36%) VMware
3 53 (8.19%) Cisco
4 39 (6.03%) Oracle
5 30 (4.64%) NetApp
6 24 (3.71%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (3.40%) Dell
7 22 (3.40%) Google
8 17 (2.63%) F5
9 16 (2.47%) SAP
9 16 (2.47%) Splunk
10 15 (2.32%) WorldPay
11 13 (2.01%) EMC
11 13 (2.01%) Juniper
12 12 (1.85%) Rackspace
12 12 (1.85%) Red Hat
13 10 (1.55%) Citrix
14 9 (1.39%) Apple
14 9 (1.39%) Pega
15 8 (1.24%) PayPal