Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 18 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 East > Kent
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 100 104
Rank change year-on-year +44 +4 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 55 29 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.18% 1.70% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.27% 1.73% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 34 21 48
Kent median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.73% -13.39%
10th Percentile £57,500 £42,500 £45,125
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £80,000
South East median annual salary £67,500 £68,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -0.74% +4.62% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 1289 1677 2185
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.02% 98.24% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1093 1486 1958
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -2.44%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,625 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Kent

Architect
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Architect in Kent

Architect
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Kent over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Kent

Architect
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Kent region over the 6 months to 18 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
West Malling -5 5 £53,750 -20.37%
Maidstone +26 2 £55,000 -18.52%
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £66,250 -
Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Kent region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 36 (65.45%) .NET
1 36 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (60.00%) HTML
3 30 (54.55%) SQL
4 25 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 25 (45.45%) C#
4 25 (45.45%) CSS
5 23 (41.82%) VB.NET
5 23 (41.82%) AngularJS
6 21 (38.18%) Windows
7 20 (36.36%) HTML5
8 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
9 18 (32.73%) REST
9 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET Web API
9 18 (32.73%) WCF
10 17 (30.91%) Microsoft Azure
10 17 (30.91%) SQL Server
11 15 (27.27%) Matrix Management
11 15 (27.27%) Waterfall
11 15 (27.27%) Data Modelling
11 15 (27.27%) Windows Server
12 13 (23.64%) EDI
12 13 (23.64%) SOAP
12 13 (23.64%) XML
12 13 (23.64%) Finance
12 13 (23.64%) JSON
13 10 (18.18%) AMQP
13 10 (18.18%) Windows 8
13 10 (18.18%) Firewall
13 10 (18.18%) Internet

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (3.64%) Apache Spark
1 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (3.64%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (30.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.27%) SaaS
3 3 (5.45%) Office 365
3 3 (5.45%) PaaS
4 2 (3.64%) IaaS
4 2 (3.64%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) AMQP
1 10 (18.18%) Firewall
1 10 (18.18%) HTTP
1 10 (18.18%) Internet
1 10 (18.18%) SMTP
1 10 (18.18%) SSL
2 3 (5.45%) WAN
3 2 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.64%) LAN
3 2 (3.64%) SAN
3 2 (3.64%) VoIP
3 2 (3.64%) VPN
3 2 (3.64%) Wireless
3 2 (3.64%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.64%) Apache Hive
3 2 (3.64%) Big Data
3 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.82%) NewSQL
4 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) Power BI
4 1 (1.82%) QlikView
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.82%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (65.45%) .NET
2 33 (60.00%) HTML
3 25 (45.45%) CSS
4 23 (41.82%) AngularJS
5 20 (36.36%) HTML5
6 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (32.73%) REST
6 18 (32.73%) WCF
7 13 (23.64%) EDI
7 13 (23.64%) JSON
7 13 (23.64%) SOAP
7 13 (23.64%) XML
8 8 (14.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (9.09%) CSS3
10 2 (3.64%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.64%) Fat Client
1 2 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Windows
2 15 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 10 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 10 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.45%) Unix
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 15 (27.27%) Matrix Management
2 15 (27.27%) Waterfall
3 8 (14.55%) TOGAF
4 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (10.91%) Microservices
6 5 (9.09%) OWASP
6 5 (9.09%) SABSA
6 5 (9.09%) Security Architecture
6 5 (9.09%) SOA
7 4 (7.27%) Data Architecture
8 3 (5.45%) Data Governance
8 3 (5.45%) Data Lineage
8 3 (5.45%) Data Management
8 3 (5.45%) ETL
8 3 (5.45%) ETL Development
8 3 (5.45%) Information Security
8 3 (5.45%) IT Strategy
8 3 (5.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (54.55%) SQL
2 25 (45.45%) C#
2 25 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 23 (41.82%) VB.NET
4 5 (9.09%) TypeScript
5 3 (5.45%) C
5 3 (5.45%) C++
5 3 (5.45%) COBOL
5 3 (5.45%) Perl
6 2 (3.64%) Apex Code
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) GDPR
2 4 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Cisco
2 4 (7.27%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (7.27%) VMware
3 2 (3.64%) Adobe
3 2 (3.64%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.82%) Tableau