The median annual salary for an Architect was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Architect
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 71 55
Rank change year-on-year -6 -16  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 16 17 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.68% 1.72% 3.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.80% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 40
Median salary £50,000 £67,500 £71,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.92% -4.92%  
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.05% +0.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 915 942 1207
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.81% 95.34% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 769 766 952
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Essex

Architect
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect in Essex.

Salary trend for Architect in Essex

Architect
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Essex over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Essex

Architect
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Chelmsford - 10 £50,000 -
Colchester +2 2 £87,500 -
Architect
East of England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Essex region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 12 (60.00%) IT Strategy
2 11 (55.00%) TOGAF
3 9 (45.00%) PaaS
4 8 (40.00%) SaaS
4 8 (40.00%) Project Management
4 8 (40.00%) Service Design
5 6 (30.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (20.00%) ITIL
6 4 (20.00%) SOA
7 3 (15.00%) Windows
7 3 (15.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.00%) UML
7 3 (15.00%) Big Data
7 3 (15.00%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (15.00%) DevOps
7 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
7 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (15.00%) Banking
7 3 (15.00%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (15.00%) Data Strategy
7 3 (15.00%) Fintech
8 2 (10.00%) IaaS
8 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (10.00%) PKI
8 2 (10.00%) XMPP
8 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
8 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) PaaS
2 8 (40.00%) SaaS
3 2 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Big Data
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) J2EE
1 2 (10.00%) SAML
1 2 (10.00%) XMPP
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Fintech
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) IT Strategy
2 11 (55.00%) TOGAF
3 8 (40.00%) Project Management
3 8 (40.00%) Service Design
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) SOA
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Data Strategy
5 3 (15.00%) DevOps
5 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.00%) UML
5 3 (15.00%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.00%) ITSM
7 1 (5.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (5.00%) Presales
7 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle