Period
to 21 September 2019

The median annual salary for an Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

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

Architect
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 52 79
Rank change year-on-year +19 +27 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 161 198 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.33% 4.79% 3.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.61% 4.90% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 101 136 93
Hertfordshire median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £84,750
East of England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +3.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 2,436 4,038 3,995
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 97.77% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,848 3,195 3,412
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Hertfordshire

Architect
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Architect in Hertfordshire

Architect
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Architect in Hertfordshire

Architect
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 September 2019. 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
Watford -5 48 £84,000 +5.00% 8
Hemel Hempstead +21 24 £60,000 -14.59% 4
Hatfield +26 11 £105,000 +40.00%
Rickmansworth +9 8 £85,000 +41.67%
Stevenage +15 5 £53,750 -22.10% 4
Royston -6 4 £120,000 +84.62% 8
Welwyn Garden City +14 3 - - 1
St Albans +21 1 £77,500 +24.00%
Potters Bar +4 1 £70,000 -
Borehamwood - 1 £60,000 -
Hertford - 1 £79,500 -
Welwyn - 1 £100,000 -
Architect
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 70 (43.48%) Azure
2 61 (37.89%) AWS
3 41 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (24.22%) Cisco
5 36 (22.36%) Presales
6 30 (18.63%) Windows
7 29 (18.01%) SAP
7 29 (18.01%) Web Services
8 27 (16.77%) Security Architecture
9 24 (14.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (14.29%) Finance
10 23 (14.29%) SaaS
11 22 (13.66%) TOGAF
11 22 (13.66%) ITIL
11 22 (13.66%) Hybrid Cloud
12 21 (13.04%) VMware
13 20 (12.42%) GAP Analysis
13 20 (12.42%) Data Architecture
13 20 (12.42%) F5
13 20 (12.42%) Deployment Automation
14 19 (11.80%) Manufacturing
14 19 (11.80%) E-Commerce
15 18 (11.18%) DNS
15 18 (11.18%) Firewall
16 17 (10.56%) Cybersecurity
16 17 (10.56%) Coaching
17 16 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (9.94%) Microsoft
17 16 (9.94%) Active Directory
17 16 (9.94%) Retail

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (3.11%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.86%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.24%) CMS
3 2 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.24%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.62%) Apache
4 1 (0.62%) Confluence
4 1 (0.62%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.62%) JBoss
4 1 (0.62%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (7.45%) SAP ERP
1 12 (7.45%) SAP EWM
1 12 (7.45%) SAP MM
1 12 (7.45%) SAP PP
2 6 (3.73%) SAP APO
2 6 (3.73%) SAP CO
2 6 (3.73%) SAP FI
2 6 (3.73%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (3.73%) SAP QM
2 6 (3.73%) SAP SCM
2 6 (3.73%) SAP SD
2 6 (3.73%) SAP WM
3 3 (1.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.24%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.24%) SAP GRC
4 2 (1.24%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 70 (43.48%) Azure
2 61 (37.89%) AWS
3 23 (14.29%) SaaS
4 15 (9.32%) GCP
5 14 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (6.83%) Office 365
6 11 (6.83%) PaaS
7 9 (5.59%) IaaS
8 2 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.62%) Akamai
9 1 (0.62%) Apigee
9 1 (0.62%) Azure Stack
9 1 (0.62%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.62%) G Suite
9 1 (0.62%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.62%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.62%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.62%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.18%) DNS
1 18 (11.18%) Firewall
2 13 (8.07%) DHCP
2 13 (8.07%) VLAN
3 12 (7.45%) Network Security
4 11 (6.83%) iSCSI
4 11 (6.83%) Software-Defined Networking
5 10 (6.21%) SAN
6 9 (5.59%) OSPF
7 7 (4.35%) Internet
7 7 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (3.73%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.73%) VPN
9 5 (3.11%) BGP
9 5 (3.11%) IPsec
9 5 (3.11%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (2.48%) EIGRP
10 4 (2.48%) RIP
10 4 (2.48%) Skype
11 3 (1.86%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.59%) SAP HANA
2 6 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.86%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.62%) Big Data
4 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.62%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (6.83%) Jenkins
2 10 (6.21%) Octopus Deploy
2 10 (6.21%) Selenium
2 10 (6.21%) WebDriver
3 4 (2.48%) JIRA
4 1 (0.62%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.62%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.62%) Cobertura
4 1 (0.62%) Gradle
4 1 (0.62%) Snyk
4 1 (0.62%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.62%) TestRail
4 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.62%) Zephyr
General
1 23 (14.29%) Finance
2 19 (11.80%) Manufacturing
3 16 (9.94%) Retail
4 4 (2.48%) Banking
5 2 (1.24%) Games
5 2 (1.24%) Legal
5 2 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.62%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.01%) Web Services
2 12 (7.45%) .NET
2 12 (7.45%) WebSockets
3 11 (6.83%) AngularJS
3 11 (6.83%) React
4 10 (6.21%) .NET Core
4 10 (6.21%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (6.21%) Node.js
5 8 (4.97%) Laravel
6 4 (2.48%) OAuth
6 4 (2.48%) OpenID
7 3 (1.86%) OAuth2
7 3 (1.86%) XACML
8 2 (1.24%) RESTful
9 1 (0.62%) CSS
9 1 (0.62%) EJB
9 1 (0.62%) HornetQ
9 1 (0.62%) JMS
9 1 (0.62%) SAML
9 1 (0.62%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.66%) Hybrid Cloud
2 16 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.70%) Replication
4 13 (8.07%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.73%) FMCG
6 5 (3.11%) User Experience
7 4 (2.48%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.86%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.86%) Social Media
9 2 (1.24%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.24%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.24%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.62%) AS400
10 1 (0.62%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.62%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.63%) Windows
2 9 (5.59%) Windows Server
2 9 (5.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (4.97%) Linux
4 4 (2.48%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.24%) Solaris
5 2 (1.24%) Unix
6 1 (0.62%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (22.36%) Presales
3 27 (16.77%) Security Architecture
4 24 (14.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (13.66%) ITIL
5 22 (13.66%) TOGAF
6 20 (12.42%) Data Architecture
6 20 (12.42%) Deployment Automation
6 20 (12.42%) GAP Analysis
7 19 (11.80%) E-Commerce
8 17 (10.56%) Coaching
8 17 (10.56%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (9.32%) Change Management
9 15 (9.32%) Data Integration
9 15 (9.32%) DevOps
9 15 (9.32%) ERP
9 15 (9.32%) Scrum
10 13 (8.07%) Analytics
10 13 (8.07%) Information Security
10 13 (8.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 12 (7.45%) Python
2 12 (7.45%) VBScript
3 10 (6.21%) C#
4 8 (4.97%) SQL
5 4 (2.48%) C
5 4 (2.48%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.24%) Java
7 1 (0.62%) ABAP
7 1 (0.62%) AWK
7 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.62%) C++
7 1 (0.62%) Go
7 1 (0.62%) PHP
7 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (9.32%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (8.70%) MCSE
2 14 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (6.83%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.83%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.97%) AWS Certification
4 8 (4.97%) CCNP
4 8 (4.97%) CISSP
5 7 (4.35%) CCNA
5 7 (4.35%) CEH
5 7 (4.35%) CISM
5 7 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (4.35%) CRISC
6 5 (3.11%) CCDP
6 5 (3.11%) Degree
7 4 (2.48%) CCAA
7 4 (2.48%) MCSA
7 4 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.86%) CCA
8 3 (1.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.97%) NIST
1 8 (4.97%) PMO
2 5 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.48%) GDPR
3 4 (2.48%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.24%) QA
5 1 (0.62%) COBIT
5 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 16 (9.94%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.83%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.59%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.62%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.62%) XenApp
5 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.11%) SCCM
2 4 (2.48%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.24%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.24%) Puppet
4 2 (1.24%) SCOM
5 1 (0.62%) Mesos
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.62%) Nessus
5 1 (0.62%) Nmap
5 1 (0.62%) Rancher
5 1 (0.62%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.62%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 39 (24.22%) Cisco
2 29 (18.01%) SAP
3 21 (13.04%) VMware
4 20 (12.42%) F5
5 16 (9.94%) Microsoft
6 15 (9.32%) HP
7 14 (8.70%) CheckPoint
8 13 (8.07%) Citrix
8 13 (8.07%) Juniper
8 13 (8.07%) Palo Alto
8 13 (8.07%) Symantec
9 11 (6.83%) Aruba
9 11 (6.83%) Google
9 11 (6.83%) Sitecore
10 9 (5.59%) Nimble Storage
11 8 (4.97%) Oracle
12 5 (3.11%) IBM
13 4 (2.48%) McAfee
13 4 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (1.86%) Cognos