Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Architect was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Architect
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 90 53
Rank change year-on-year +1 -37 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 22 42 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.57% 2.00% 4.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 2.16% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 76
Essex median annual salary £53,750 £65,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.31% -13.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £50,000 £51,125 £56,250
90th Percentile £72,700 £73,750 £92,500
East of England median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +3.85% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1330 1947 2499
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.00% 92.76% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1136 1498 1851
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,485
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Chelmsford +2 8 £50,000 -
Colchester +11 2 £62,500 -3.85%
Loughton - 2 £50,000 -
Brentwood +9 1 £90,000 +24.14% 1
Harlow - 1 £65,000 -
Architect
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 9 (40.91%) TOGAF
1 9 (40.91%) IT Strategy
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
2 7 (31.82%) SaaS
2 7 (31.82%) PaaS
3 6 (27.27%) Service Design
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) Finance
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) Banking
5 4 (18.18%) Windows
5 4 (18.18%) .NET
5 4 (18.18%) C#
5 4 (18.18%) Java
5 4 (18.18%) Fintech
5 4 (18.18%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (18.18%) DevOps
6 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
6 3 (13.64%) MVC
7 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 2 (9.09%) TDD
7 2 (9.09%) VMware
7 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
7 2 (9.09%) WCF
7 2 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) PaaS
1 7 (31.82%) SaaS
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Office 365
3 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
2 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 2 (9.09%) J2EE
3 2 (9.09%) Java EE
3 2 (9.09%) RESTful
3 2 (9.09%) WCF
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) SAML
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) WinForms
4 1 (4.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Fintech
1 4 (18.18%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) IT Strategy
1 9 (40.91%) TOGAF
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) Service Design
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) DevOps
5 3 (13.64%) MVC
6 2 (9.09%) Coaching
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) Presales
6 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.09%) SOA
6 2 (9.09%) TDD
6 2 (9.09%) UML
6 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (4.55%) BDD
7 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CCNA
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.09%) MCSA
1 2 (9.09%) MCSE
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix
2 2 (9.09%) VMware