Period
to 5 June 2020

The median annual salary for an Architect was £78,750 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 33 63
Rank change year-on-year 0 +30 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 101 179 194
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.35% 6.00% 4.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.67% 6.22% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 68 101 165
Median annual salary £78,750 £75,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £63,375 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £105,000 £95,000
East of England median annual salary £76,750 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +2.33% +3.45% +7.41%

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 1,316 2,877 4,500
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 96.51% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,049 2,217 3,777
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,550
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.11% - +5.56%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Hertfordshire

Architect
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Architect in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Architect in Hertfordshire

Architect
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Architect in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 2020. 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
Stevenage +24 21 £90,000 +20.00% 5
Hatfield +41 13 £70,000 -37.78%
Welwyn Garden City +23 7 £67,500 -
Watford -29 6 £90,000 +12.50%
Hemel Hempstead +12 4 £95,000 +52.00% 1
Rickmansworth +6 4 £80,000 +28.26%
St Albans -4 3 £67,500 +8.00% 2
Potters Bar +5 1 - - 2
Royston 0 1 - - 2
Letchworth - 1 £75,000 - 1
Architect
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 45 (44.55%) TOGAF
2 37 (36.63%) Finance
3 33 (32.67%) Azure
4 31 (30.69%) Analytics
5 29 (28.71%) Data Modelling
6 28 (27.72%) AWS
7 27 (26.73%) Data Architecture
8 26 (25.74%) SDLC
9 23 (22.77%) Data Governance
10 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (19.80%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (17.82%) Oracle
13 17 (16.83%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (16.83%) PaaS
13 17 (16.83%) Zachman Framework
14 16 (15.84%) SQL
15 15 (14.85%) ETL
15 15 (14.85%) Strategic Roadmap
16 14 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (13.86%) Data Science
16 14 (13.86%) Banking
16 14 (13.86%) Visualisation
17 12 (11.88%) Software Architecture
17 12 (11.88%) Data Analysis
17 12 (11.88%) Mathematics
17 12 (11.88%) Pharmaceutical
17 12 (11.88%) PhD
17 12 (11.88%) SOA
17 12 (11.88%) Innovative Thinking
17 12 (11.88%) IT Strategy

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 6 (5.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 33 (32.67%) Azure
2 28 (27.72%) AWS
3 17 (16.83%) PaaS
4 9 (8.91%) Power Platform
5 8 (7.92%) GCP
6 5 (4.95%) IaaS
7 4 (3.96%) SaaS
8 3 (2.97%) Amazon EKS
8 3 (2.97%) AWS Fargate
9 1 (0.99%) G Suite
9 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.92%) 3GPP
1 8 (7.92%) Wireless
2 6 (5.94%) 5G
2 6 (5.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.80%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (10.89%) Big Data
3 9 (8.91%) Amazon Redshift
3 9 (8.91%) Power BI
4 8 (7.92%) Data Lake
4 8 (7.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.96%) Data Mining
6 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.97%) QlikView
6 3 (2.97%) Snowflake Schema
6 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.98%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.99%) DB2
8 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.99%) SAP Data Services
General
1 37 (36.63%) Finance
2 14 (13.86%) Banking
3 12 (11.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (10.89%) Retail
5 10 (9.90%) Advertising
6 8 (7.92%) Telecoms
7 6 (5.94%) Back Office
8 1 (0.99%) Legal
8 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.99%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.91%) Middleware
2 8 (7.92%) Web Services
3 7 (6.93%) REST
4 5 (4.95%) SOAP
5 3 (2.97%) .NET
6 1 (0.99%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.99%) Laravel
6 1 (0.99%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.88%) Algorithms
3 9 (8.91%) Data Centre
4 8 (7.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.95%) FMCG
6 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.96%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.97%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.99%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.99%) Social Media
9 1 (0.99%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.94%) Linux
2 1 (0.99%) AIX
2 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.99%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (44.55%) TOGAF
2 31 (30.69%) Analytics
3 29 (28.71%) Data Modelling
4 27 (26.73%) Data Architecture
5 26 (25.74%) SDLC
6 23 (22.77%) Data Governance
7 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (16.83%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (16.83%) Zachman Framework
9 15 (14.85%) ETL
9 15 (14.85%) Strategic Roadmap
10 14 (13.86%) Data Science
10 14 (13.86%) Visualisation
11 12 (11.88%) Data Analysis
11 12 (11.88%) Innovative Thinking
11 12 (11.88%) IT Strategy
11 12 (11.88%) Mathematics
11 12 (11.88%) Presales
11 12 (11.88%) SOA
11 12 (11.88%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.84%) SQL
2 8 (7.92%) C
2 8 (7.92%) C++
3 3 (2.97%) C#
3 3 (2.97%) MATLAB
3 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.97%) VB
4 1 (0.99%) Erlang
4 1 (0.99%) Java
4 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.99%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (11.88%) PhD
2 9 (8.91%) Degree
3 3 (2.97%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.98%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.99%) MBA
5 1 (0.99%) MCSD
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.92%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.97%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (17.82%) Oracle
2 7 (6.93%) Talend
3 6 (5.94%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.95%) SAP
5 4 (3.96%) Google
5 4 (3.96%) IBM
6 3 (2.97%) Adobe
6 3 (2.97%) Informatica
6 3 (2.97%) Tableau