Period
to 18 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £95,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 67 93
Rank change year-on-year -23 +26 +33
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 7 43 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.66% 3.26% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 3.32% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 23 28
Kent median annual salary £95,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.74% +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £58,125 £57,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £71,250 £77,500
South East median annual salary £70,000 £69,250 £69,250
% change year-on-year +1.08% - +6.54%

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 1,017 1,295 1,800
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.31% 98.25% 98.36%
Number of salaries quoted 869 1,113 1,595
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +0.63%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £61,250
South East median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +3.45%

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 September 2018.

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 September 2018. 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
Maidstone +1 2 - -
Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, 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 Kent region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (42.86%) ETL
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Data Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Presales
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Microservices
2 2 (28.57%) React
2 2 (28.57%) Cryptocurrency
2 2 (28.57%) Blockchain
2 2 (28.57%) Hyperledger
2 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
2 2 (28.57%) Master's Degree
2 2 (28.57%) CMS
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
2 2 (28.57%) EMC
2 2 (28.57%) NetApp
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) ERP

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 (28.57%) CMS
1 2 (28.57%) Hyperledger
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Zapier
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Blockchain
2 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
3 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Power BI
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) Express
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) Node.js
2 2 (28.57%) React
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
3 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) ETL
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
2 2 (28.57%) Data Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Logistics
2 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
2 2 (28.57%) Master Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 2 (28.57%) Microservices
2 2 (28.57%) Presales
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Statistics
2 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Go
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) EMC
2 2 (28.57%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) NetApp
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow