Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 582 616 605
Rank change year-on-year +34 -11 +82
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 654 637 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.39% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.40% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 423 520 600
England median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,625 £96,250
UK median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +0.67%

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 147,418 158,039 172,807
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.91% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 119,728 127,531 146,134
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +68 372 £85,000 - 49
South East +31 112 £70,000 -3.45% 18
North of England +14 60 £75,000 +6.01% 15
Midlands -9 45 £76,250 +8.93% 7
North West +5 38 £75,000 -6.25% 8
West Midlands +13 35 £72,500 +3.57% 5
South West -4 31 £70,000 +3.70% 3
East of England +15 27 £76,250 +17.31% 4
Yorkshire 0 21 £77,500 +14.81% 6
East Midlands -5 10 £90,000 +59.29% 2
North East - 4 £100,000 - 1
Senior Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 218 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (26.45%) Amazon AWS
3 160 (24.46%) Java
4 159 (24.31%) Finance
5 134 (20.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 94 (14.37%) Degree
7 93 (14.22%) SOA
8 91 (13.91%) DevOps
9 86 (13.15%) Microsoft
10 85 (13.00%) Big Data
11 81 (12.39%) .NET
12 73 (11.16%) TOGAF
12 73 (11.16%) Docker
13 72 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
13 72 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
14 71 (10.86%) Analytics
15 69 (10.55%) Scrum
15 69 (10.55%) SQL
16 67 (10.24%) Computer Science
17 66 (10.09%) C#
18 64 (9.79%) Software Engineering
18 64 (9.79%) Microservices
19 61 (9.33%) PaaS
19 61 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
20 60 (9.17%) HTML
21 59 (9.02%) Data Warehouse
22 58 (8.87%) Windows
23 56 (8.56%) Web Services
23 56 (8.56%) Python
23 56 (8.56%) IT Strategy

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 36 (5.50%) Apache Spark
2 15 (2.29%) Apache
2 15 (2.29%) WebSphere
3 14 (2.14%) Cloud Foundry
4 13 (1.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (1.99%) Tomcat
4 13 (1.99%) WebLogic
5 12 (1.83%) Confluence
6 11 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (1.53%) OpenStack
8 8 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (1.07%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.76%) CMS
10 5 (0.76%) IIS
10 5 (0.76%) JBoss
10 5 (0.76%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.61%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.46%) Drupal
12 3 (0.46%) Jupyter
13 2 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (1.07%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.15%) Revit
4 1 (0.15%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 15 (2.29%) SAP S/4HANA
2 12 (1.83%) SAP APO
2 12 (1.83%) SAP EWM
2 12 (1.83%) SAP QM
2 12 (1.83%) SAP SCM
3 8 (1.22%) Eloqua
4 7 (1.07%) Adobe Campaign
4 7 (1.07%) Unica
5 4 (0.61%) Maximo
5 4 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.46%) Magento
7 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.31%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.31%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.31%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 173 (26.45%) Amazon AWS
2 134 (20.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (9.33%) PaaS
4 55 (8.41%) SaaS
5 40 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
6 39 (5.96%) Google Cloud Platform
7 29 (4.43%) Office 365
7 29 (4.43%) Serverless
8 23 (3.52%) IaaS
9 17 (2.60%) IBM Cloud
10 16 (2.45%) AWS Lambda
10 16 (2.45%) BPaaS
11 15 (2.29%) Amazon EMR
12 14 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
13 13 (1.99%) OpenShift
14 9 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
15 8 (1.22%) Amazon S3
16 7 (1.07%) Adobe Analytics
17 6 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
18 5 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.05%) Firewall
2 31 (4.74%) Internet
3 21 (3.21%) LAN
3 21 (3.21%) WAN
4 15 (2.29%) VPN
4 15 (2.29%) Wireless
5 13 (1.99%) Network Security
6 10 (1.53%) DHCP
7 9 (1.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (1.38%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.38%) VLAN
8 7 (1.07%) BGP
8 7 (1.07%) Unified Communications
8 7 (1.07%) WLAN
9 6 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (0.92%) IP Telephony
9 6 (0.92%) Wireless Security
10 5 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (0.76%) OSPF
10 5 (0.76%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (13.00%) Big Data
2 59 (9.02%) Data Warehouse
3 51 (7.80%) SQL Server
4 43 (6.57%) Hadoop
5 36 (5.50%) NoSQL
6 18 (2.75%) MongoDB
7 16 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (1.99%) Amazon Athena
8 13 (1.99%) Amazon Redshift
8 13 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (1.68%) Apache Hive
9 11 (1.68%) Geospatial Data
10 9 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (1.38%) BigQuery
10 9 (1.38%) Flink
11 8 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (1.22%) Data Lake
11 8 (1.22%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 50 (7.65%) Jenkins
2 28 (4.28%) Octopus Deploy
3 23 (3.52%) JIRA
4 17 (2.60%) TeamCity
5 16 (2.45%) Git (software)
6 8 (1.22%) JUnit
6 8 (1.22%) Maven
6 8 (1.22%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.92%) GitLab
7 6 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (0.76%) Selenium
8 5 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (0.61%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.61%) ERwin
9 4 (0.61%) Gradle
9 4 (0.61%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.46%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.46%) VersionOne
11 2 (0.31%) FindBugs
General
1 159 (24.31%) Finance
2 51 (7.80%) Banking
3 43 (6.57%) Telecoms
4 40 (6.12%) Retail
5 26 (3.98%) Manufacturing
6 23 (3.52%) Marketing
7 15 (2.29%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.99%) Advertising
9 11 (1.68%) Retail Banking
10 10 (1.53%) Law
11 8 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.92%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.92%) Publishing
13 4 (0.61%) Back Office
13 4 (0.61%) Billing
13 4 (0.61%) Front Office
13 4 (0.61%) German Language
13 4 (0.61%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.46%) Portuguese Language
14 3 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (12.39%) .NET
2 60 (9.17%) HTML
3 56 (8.56%) Web Services
4 41 (6.27%) AngularJS
5 40 (6.12%) XML
6 36 (5.50%) Spring
7 33 (5.05%) Node.js
8 30 (4.59%) CSS
9 26 (3.98%) Kafka
9 26 (3.98%) React
10 24 (3.67%) REST
11 23 (3.52%) jQuery
12 22 (3.36%) Java EE
13 20 (3.06%) Spring Boot
14 18 (2.75%) Middleware
15 17 (2.60%) JSON
16 15 (2.29%) J2EE
17 14 (2.14%) ASP.NET
18 13 (1.99%) Spring Cloud
19 12 (1.83%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 67 (10.24%) Computer Science
2 45 (6.88%) Fintech
3 41 (6.27%) Self-Motivation
4 37 (5.66%) Cloud Native
5 32 (4.89%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (4.59%) Public Cloud
7 29 (4.43%) Data Centre
7 29 (4.43%) Internet of Things
8 25 (3.82%) Management Information System
9 23 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
10 19 (2.91%) Hybrid Cloud
11 16 (2.45%) PKI
11 16 (2.45%) User Experience
12 13 (1.99%) FMCG
13 12 (1.83%) Blog
14 11 (1.68%) Algorithms
15 10 (1.53%) Virtual Team
16 9 (1.38%) CESG
17 8 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 58 (8.87%) Windows
2 43 (6.57%) Linux
3 22 (3.36%) Windows Server
4 21 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (1.83%) Unix
6 10 (1.53%) Windows 10
7 9 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.61%) Android
8 4 (0.61%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.31%) Solaris
9 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.15%) CentOS
10 1 (0.15%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.15%) VMS
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (14.22%) SOA
3 91 (13.91%) DevOps
4 73 (11.16%) TOGAF
5 72 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
5 72 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 71 (10.86%) Analytics
7 69 (10.55%) Scrum
8 64 (9.79%) Microservices
8 64 (9.79%) Software Engineering
9 61 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
10 56 (8.56%) IT Strategy
11 53 (8.10%) TDD
12 52 (7.95%) Data Modelling
12 52 (7.95%) Open Source
12 52 (7.95%) Security Architecture
13 50 (7.65%) UML
14 49 (7.49%) Waterfall
15 47 (7.19%) Problem-Solving
15 47 (7.19%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 160 (24.46%) Java
2 69 (10.55%) SQL
3 66 (10.09%) C#
4 56 (8.56%) Python
5 55 (8.41%) JavaScript
6 22 (3.36%) PowerShell
7 16 (2.45%) Scala
8 14 (2.14%) PHP
9 13 (1.99%) Bash Shell
10 11 (1.68%) C
10 11 (1.68%) Go
11 10 (1.53%) C++
12 9 (1.38%) Java 8
13 8 (1.22%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.07%) VB
15 5 (0.76%) Ruby
16 4 (0.61%) R
16 4 (0.61%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.31%) Apex Code
17 2 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 94 (14.37%) Degree
2 47 (7.19%) Security Cleared
3 36 (5.50%) SC Cleared
4 30 (4.59%) CISSP
5 29 (4.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (2.29%) CISM
6 15 (2.29%) Master's Degree
7 13 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (1.83%) AWS Certification
8 12 (1.83%) CISA
8 12 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (1.83%) Numerate Degree
9 10 (1.53%) DV Cleared
9 10 (1.53%) TOGAF Certification
10 9 (1.38%) CCNP
10 9 (1.38%) CRISC
11 8 (1.22%) CCIE
11 8 (1.22%) ISACA
12 7 (1.07%) CESG Certified Professional
12 7 (1.07%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.75%) GDPR
1 18 (2.75%) QA
2 12 (1.83%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.68%) COBIT
4 10 (1.53%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.61%) NIST 800
6 4 (0.61%) PA-DSS
7 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 73 (11.16%) Docker
2 32 (4.89%) Active Directory
3 31 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 15 (2.29%) Virtual Servers
4 15 (2.29%) vSphere
5 13 (1.99%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.61%) HDFS
6 4 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.46%) Ceph
7 3 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.31%) KVM
8 2 (0.31%) NFS
8 2 (0.31%) SRDF
8 2 (0.31%) vCloud
8 2 (0.31%) Xen
9 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 54 (8.26%) Kubernetes
2 36 (5.50%) Puppet
3 32 (4.89%) Ansible
3 32 (4.89%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (3.98%) Terraform
5 21 (3.21%) SCCM
6 20 (3.06%) SCOM
7 7 (1.07%) Mesos
8 6 (0.92%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (0.92%) Salt
9 5 (0.76%) CASB
10 3 (0.46%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.46%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.31%) Kibana
11 2 (0.31%) Oozie
12 1 (0.15%) logstash
12 1 (0.15%) Rundeck
12 1 (0.15%) vRealize
12 1 (0.15%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 86 (13.15%) Microsoft
2 54 (8.26%) Oracle
3 50 (7.65%) VMware
4 46 (7.03%) SAP
5 35 (5.35%) Cisco
6 30 (4.59%) Google
7 25 (3.82%) Red Hat
8 22 (3.36%) IBM
9 17 (2.60%) Juniper
10 14 (2.14%) F5
11 12 (1.83%) CA Agile Central
12 10 (1.53%) Cognizant
12 10 (1.53%) Splunk
13 9 (1.38%) Atlassian
13 9 (1.38%) NetApp
14 8 (1.22%) Adobe
14 8 (1.22%) Cloudera
14 8 (1.22%) Huawei
15 7 (1.07%) EMC
15 7 (1.07%) Salesforce.com