The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Architect
UK / England
Rank 547 548 558
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 289 408 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.42% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.44% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 212 342 332
Median salary £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.89% -3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £93,250 £87,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £67,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.47% +3.07%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 75739 92695 95199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.28% 96.42% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 63358 78403 78502
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Senior Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +46 161 £85,000 +6.25% 25
Yorkshire +41 31 £65,000 +4.00% 2
North West -10 31 £65,000 +13.04% 2
South East +16 27 £77,500 +10.51% 3
South West +14 14 £65,000 -10.34% 1
East of England +22 10 £75,000 +15.38% 3
West Midlands +2 5 £70,000 +8.10% 2
East Midlands -3 5 £83,750 +52.27% 1
Senior Architect
UK

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 196 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (32.75%) Finance
3 153 (26.66%) Java
4 108 (18.82%) SOA
5 107 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
6 102 (17.77%) TOGAF
7 93 (16.20%) Open Source
8 91 (15.85%) Microsoft Azure
9 76 (13.24%) .NET
10 75 (13.07%) Degree
11 74 (12.89%) Microsoft
11 74 (12.89%) IT Strategy
12 73 (12.72%) Stakeholder Management
13 72 (12.54%) UML
14 69 (12.02%) Presales
15 68 (11.85%) C#
16 66 (11.50%) HTML
17 65 (11.32%) Retail
18 64 (11.15%) Web Services
18 64 (11.15%) DevOps
19 60 (10.45%) JavaScript
20 58 (10.10%) Linux
21 57 (9.93%) CSS
22 56 (9.76%) VMware
23 55 (9.58%) Migration
23 55 (9.58%) Banking
24 53 (9.23%) Enterprise Architecture
24 53 (9.23%) Analytics
25 52 (9.06%) Enterprise Software
25 52 (9.06%) ITIL

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 40 (6.97%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.66%) Apache Spark
3 12 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (1.92%) Apache Pig
5 10 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (1.57%) JBoss
7 8 (1.39%) IIS
7 8 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (1.22%) CMS
9 6 (1.05%) Smallworld
10 5 (0.87%) Apache
10 5 (0.87%) Mule
10 5 (0.87%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.87%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.87%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.87%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.70%) Apache ServiceMix
11 4 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 27 (4.70%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.74%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.05%) MS Office
4 5 (0.87%) MS Project
5 2 (0.35%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.35%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.17%) Maximo
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.17%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.17%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.17%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.17%) TrackWise
6 1 (0.17%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 107 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (15.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (6.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 30 (5.23%) SaaS
5 21 (3.66%) IaaS
6 19 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (2.96%) PaaS
8 13 (2.26%) Office 365
9 12 (2.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 9 (1.57%) GitHub
11 7 (1.22%) IBM Cloud
12 6 (1.05%) Google App Engine
13 5 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.87%) Bluemix
13 5 (0.87%) CloudFront
13 5 (0.87%) Route 53
14 4 (0.70%) Adobe Analytics
15 3 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 3 (0.52%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.14%) DNS
2 16 (2.79%) WAN
3 15 (2.61%) LAN
4 12 (2.09%) VPN
5 11 (1.92%) Internet
6 10 (1.74%) DHCP
7 9 (1.57%) Firewall
7 9 (1.57%) Network Security
8 8 (1.39%) Wireless
9 7 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (1.22%) HTTP
9 7 (1.22%) MPLS
10 6 (1.05%) BGP
10 6 (1.05%) EIGRP
10 6 (1.05%) SAN
11 5 (0.87%) SSL
11 5 (0.87%) TCP/IP
12 4 (0.70%) DWDM
12 4 (0.70%) IPsec
12 4 (0.70%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (7.84%) Big Data
2 42 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 31 (5.40%) NoSQL
4 29 (5.05%) Hadoop
5 27 (4.70%) Relational Database
6 26 (4.53%) MongoDB
7 25 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (4.36%) MySQL
8 18 (3.14%) RDBMS
9 15 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (2.44%) Apache Hive
11 13 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (1.57%) Sqoop
13 8 (1.39%) HBase
14 7 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (4.53%) Git (software)
2 17 (2.96%) Jenkins
3 10 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.57%) Artifactory
4 9 (1.57%) TeamCity
5 8 (1.39%) Cucumber
5 8 (1.39%) Selenium
5 8 (1.39%) Subversion
6 7 (1.22%) Gradle
6 7 (1.22%) JUnit
6 7 (1.22%) Maven
6 7 (1.22%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.87%) Axure RP
7 5 (0.87%) Mocha
7 5 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (0.87%) TestNG
8 4 (0.70%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.52%) Moq
9 3 (0.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 188 (32.75%) Finance
2 65 (11.32%) Retail
3 55 (9.58%) Banking
4 42 (7.32%) Telecoms
5 40 (6.97%) Manufacturing
6 33 (5.75%) Local Government
7 28 (4.88%) Marketing
8 24 (4.18%) Publishing
9 19 (3.31%) Investment Banking
10 18 (3.14%) Advertising
11 16 (2.79%) Games
12 13 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (2.09%) Automotive
14 9 (1.57%) Legal
15 8 (1.39%) Billing
16 6 (1.05%) Electronics
17 5 (0.87%) Front Office
17 5 (0.87%) Mandarin Language
17 5 (0.87%) Spanish Language
18 4 (0.70%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (13.24%) .NET
2 66 (11.50%) HTML
3 64 (11.15%) Web Services
4 57 (9.93%) CSS
5 51 (8.89%) REST
6 50 (8.71%) Middleware
7 31 (5.40%) HTML5
8 29 (5.05%) AngularJS
8 29 (5.05%) XML
9 24 (4.18%) SOAP
10 22 (3.83%) Spring
11 21 (3.66%) Node.js
12 19 (3.31%) J2EE
12 19 (3.31%) JSON
13 17 (2.96%) ASP.NET
14 15 (2.61%) RESTful
15 14 (2.44%) React
16 13 (2.26%) Java EE
16 13 (2.26%) JMS
17 12 (2.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.06%) Enterprise Software
2 49 (8.54%) Data Centre
3 42 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 27 (4.70%) N-Tier
4 27 (4.70%) User Experience
5 23 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.14%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.44%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.39%) Market Risk
8 8 (1.39%) Streaming Video
9 7 (1.22%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.22%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.05%) Clustering
10 6 (1.05%) Derivative
10 6 (1.05%) PlayStation
10 6 (1.05%) Xbox
11 5 (0.87%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.87%) Equities
11 5 (0.87%) Fintech
11 5 (0.87%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 58 (10.10%) Linux
2 51 (8.89%) Windows
3 25 (4.36%) Unix
4 19 (3.31%) Android
5 18 (3.14%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.09%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.05%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.17%) HPUX
11 1 (0.17%) Solaris
11 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (18.82%) SOA
3 102 (17.77%) TOGAF
4 93 (16.20%) Open Source
5 74 (12.89%) IT Strategy
6 73 (12.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 72 (12.54%) UML
8 69 (12.02%) Presales
9 64 (11.15%) DevOps
10 55 (9.58%) Migration
11 53 (9.23%) Analytics
11 53 (9.23%) Enterprise Architecture
12 52 (9.06%) ITIL
13 45 (7.84%) MVC
13 45 (7.84%) Use Case
14 43 (7.49%) Project Management
15 42 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
16 41 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
17 40 (6.97%) CRM
18 39 (6.79%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 153 (26.66%) Java
2 68 (11.85%) C#
3 60 (10.45%) JavaScript
4 49 (8.54%) SQL
5 41 (7.14%) Python
6 34 (5.92%) PHP
7 17 (2.96%) Scala
8 14 (2.44%) PowerShell
9 13 (2.26%) Bash Shell
10 12 (2.09%) Ruby
11 10 (1.74%) C++
12 9 (1.57%) C
13 7 (1.22%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.22%) Perl
14 6 (1.05%) Go
15 5 (0.87%) R
16 4 (0.70%) Groovy
16 4 (0.70%) PHP 5
16 4 (0.70%) PHP 7
17 3 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 75 (13.07%) Degree
2 21 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (2.96%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.26%) CCIE
4 13 (2.26%) CISSP
5 12 (2.09%) CCNP
5 12 (2.09%) CISM
5 12 (2.09%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.22%) MCSE
6 7 (1.22%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (1.05%) CCDP
7 6 (1.05%) MCITP
8 5 (0.87%) CREST Certified
8 5 (0.87%) ISSAP
8 5 (0.87%) MBA
8 5 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (0.87%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.88%) QA
2 9 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.57%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.39%) MiFID
4 6 (1.05%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.87%) COBIT
6 4 (0.70%) GCP
6 4 (0.70%) PMO
7 3 (0.52%) SDET
8 2 (0.35%) SEPA
9 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (4.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (3.31%) Docker
3 14 (2.44%) Active Directory
4 12 (2.09%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.09%) vSphere
5 7 (1.22%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.87%) Terminal Services
6 5 (0.87%) vCloud
6 5 (0.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (0.70%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.52%) HDFS
9 2 (0.35%) KVM
9 2 (0.35%) QEMU
9 2 (0.35%) Xen
10 1 (0.17%) etcd
10 1 (0.17%) flannel
10 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (2.79%) Puppet
2 14 (2.44%) Ansible
2 14 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.87%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.87%) SCCM
3 5 (0.87%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 4 (0.70%) CloudHub
4 4 (0.70%) Rundeck
5 3 (0.52%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.52%) SCOM
5 3 (0.52%) Terraform
6 2 (0.35%) Mesos
6 2 (0.35%) Rancher
7 1 (0.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 74 (12.89%) Microsoft
2 56 (9.76%) VMware
3 42 (7.32%) Google
4 39 (6.79%) Oracle
5 33 (5.75%) Rackspace
6 29 (5.05%) Cisco
7 21 (3.66%) IBM
7 21 (3.66%) SAP
8 15 (2.61%) Cognizant
9 13 (2.26%) MuleSoft
10 12 (2.09%) Citrix
10 12 (2.09%) HP
10 12 (2.09%) ServiceNow
11 11 (1.92%) Red Hat
11 11 (1.92%) Teradata
12 10 (1.74%) Juniper
13 9 (1.57%) Adobe
14 7 (1.22%) Hortonworks
14 7 (1.22%) hybris
14 7 (1.22%) Splunk
Central London
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: Up to £100k per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Manager - £70K - £85k + 6.5k car allowance + 11% bonus + additional be
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £90,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £58000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £140000 per annum + Bens - Equity
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £90,000 plus exceptional benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Talent Analytix
Salary: Salary Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Salary: Outstanding + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Sandbach, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 80000 + BONUS
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 80000 + BONUS
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 80000 + BONUS
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 80000 + BONUS
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 80000 + BONUS
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Flexi Hours
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Spa
Salary: £600 - 650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
Reco Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £95000 - £130000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
North West London
onezeero.
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
South East London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago