The median annual salary for a Architect was £76,250 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
South East / Kent
Rank 58 88 82
Rank change year-on-year +30 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 27 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.40% 1.58% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.48% 1.61% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 11
Median salary £76,250 £70,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.15% +17.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £61,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 776 1115 908
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 97.61% 97.72% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 631 967 818
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent that featured Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -7 5 £31,500 -53.33%
West Malling -3 4 - -
Architect
South East

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 25 (40.98%) IT Strategy
2 20 (32.79%) C#
3 19 (31.15%) .NET
4 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
5 14 (22.95%) Windows
6 13 (21.31%) Cisco
7 12 (19.67%) Citrix
7 12 (19.67%) VMware
8 10 (16.39%) Windows Server
9 9 (14.75%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (14.75%) Performance Management
9 9 (14.75%) Business Transformation
10 8 (13.11%) Unified Communications
10 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
11 7 (11.48%) CSS
11 7 (11.48%) HTML
11 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
11 7 (11.48%) SQL
11 7 (11.48%) Network Design
11 7 (11.48%) Finance
11 7 (11.48%) AngularJS
11 7 (11.48%) Data Centre
11 7 (11.48%) VXLAN
12 6 (9.84%) GAP Analysis
12 6 (9.84%) EDI
13 5 (8.20%) SOAP
13 5 (8.20%) XML
13 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web API

Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) Unified Communications
2 7 (11.48%) VXLAN
3 4 (6.56%) VLAN
4 3 (4.92%) Network Security
4 3 (4.92%) SSL
5 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.28%) Firewall
5 2 (3.28%) IPsec
5 2 (3.28%) IPv4
5 2 (3.28%) MPLS
5 2 (3.28%) OSPF
5 2 (3.28%) VPN
5 2 (3.28%) WAN
6 1 (1.64%) HTTP
6 1 (1.64%) Internet
6 1 (1.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Selenium
2 1 (1.64%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.64%) gulp
2 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.64%) Mocha
2 1 (1.64%) ReSharper
2 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.64%) webpack
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.15%) .NET
2 7 (11.48%) AngularJS
2 7 (11.48%) CSS
2 7 (11.48%) HTML
3 6 (9.84%) EDI
4 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (8.20%) JSON
4 5 (8.20%) REST
4 5 (8.20%) SOAP
4 5 (8.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (8.20%) WCF
4 5 (8.20%) XML
5 3 (4.92%) HTML5
6 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.64%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.56%) User Experience
3 3 (4.92%) iPad
4 2 (3.28%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.64%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Windows
2 10 (16.39%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) IT Strategy
2 9 (14.75%) Business Transformation
2 9 (14.75%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (14.75%) Performance Management
3 7 (11.48%) Network Design
4 6 (9.84%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.56%) Network Architecture
6 4 (6.56%) Security Architecture
6 4 (6.56%) TOGAF
7 3 (4.92%) MVC
7 3 (4.92%) TDD
8 2 (3.28%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (3.28%) ITIL
8 2 (3.28%) Project Management
8 2 (3.28%) Service Management
8 2 (3.28%) SOA
9 1 (1.64%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (1.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.79%) C#
2 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
2 7 (11.48%) SQL
3 4 (6.56%) VB.NET
4 3 (4.92%) TypeScript
5 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) CCNA
1 3 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.28%) CCDA
2 2 (3.28%) CCDP
2 2 (3.28%) CCIE
2 2 (3.28%) CCNP
2 2 (3.28%) CCSA
2 2 (3.28%) CCSE
2 2 (3.28%) CCSP
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) MCSE
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.31%) Cisco
3 12 (19.67%) Citrix
3 12 (19.67%) VMware
4 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.28%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow