Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Architect
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 94 83
Rank change year-on-year -3 -11 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 39 75 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.62% 3.31% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 3.40% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 39 67 54
Gloucestershire median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +14.29%
10th Percentile £51,250 £45,050 £43,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £85,750 £104,250
South West median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -3.70% +17.39% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 1458 2203 1962
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.12% 97.26% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1189 1839 1598
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.94% +6.58%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £63,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Gloucestershire

Architect
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Architect in Gloucestershire

Architect
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Gloucestershire

Architect
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Cheltenham +12 19 £65,000 -7.14%
Gloucester +13 5 £67,500 +22.73% 5
Cirencester -12 5 £67,500 +22.73%
Architect
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) Finance
3 11 (28.21%) Java
3 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
3 11 (28.21%) IT Strategy
4 9 (23.08%) DV Cleared
5 8 (20.51%) TOGAF
6 7 (17.95%) MODAF
6 7 (17.95%) C
6 7 (17.95%) ITIL
6 7 (17.95%) BPMN
6 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (17.95%) ArchiMate
6 7 (17.95%) Big Data
7 6 (15.38%) Target Operating Model
7 6 (15.38%) Disruptive Innovation
7 6 (15.38%) SaaS
7 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (15.38%) UML
7 6 (15.38%) Local Government
7 6 (15.38%) COBIT
7 6 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
7 6 (15.38%) SFIA
8 5 (12.82%) Microservices
8 5 (12.82%) Scrum
8 5 (12.82%) Data Protection
9 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (10.26%) Linux
10 3 (7.69%) Spring
10 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (15.38%) SaaS
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) DHCP
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
1 1 (2.56%) JUnit
1 1 (2.56%) Maven
1 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Local Government
3 1 (2.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) RESTful
1 3 (7.69%) Spring
2 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.56%) Java EE
2 1 (2.56%) Node.js
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Mindset
2 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.56%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) CentOS
2 1 (2.56%) Debian
2 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) IT Strategy
3 8 (20.51%) TOGAF
4 7 (17.95%) ArchiMate
4 7 (17.95%) BPMN
4 7 (17.95%) ITIL
4 7 (17.95%) MODAF
4 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (15.38%) Disruptive Innovation
5 6 (15.38%) SFIA
5 6 (15.38%) Target Operating Model
5 6 (15.38%) UML
5 6 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (12.82%) Data Protection
6 5 (12.82%) Microservices
6 5 (12.82%) Scrum
7 3 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.69%) User Stories
7 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) C
3 3 (7.69%) C++
4 2 (5.13%) Python
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) CCA
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) COBIT
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Ansible
1 2 (5.13%) Kubernetes
1 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) MuleSoft
2 2 (5.13%) Google
2 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.13%) VMware
3 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.56%) Citrix
3 1 (2.56%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Nimble Storage