Period
to 26 May 2020

The median annual salary for an Architect was £71,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

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

Architect
England > Midlands
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 26 41
Rank change year-on-year -20 +15 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 353 869 803
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.90% 7.33% 5.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.11% 7.64% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 294 609 581
Median annual salary £71,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.23% -7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £51,250 £50,377 £49,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £87,950 £93,750
England median annual salary £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +6.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 6,911 11,381 14,113
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 95.95% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5,723 8,676 11,266
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in the Midlands

Architect
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Architect in the Midlands

Architect
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Architect in the Midlands over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Architect in the Midlands

Architect
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 May 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
West Midlands -23 231 £70,000 +7.69% 24
East Midlands +10 118 £73,600 +5.90% 11
Architect
England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Midlands region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 158 (44.76%) Azure
2 86 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (22.10%) Microsoft
4 77 (21.81%) TOGAF
5 72 (20.40%) DevOps
6 66 (18.70%) AWS
7 63 (17.85%) PaaS
8 51 (14.45%) Finance
9 45 (12.75%) SaaS
10 44 (12.46%) Presales
10 44 (12.46%) Degree
11 42 (11.90%) Analytics
12 38 (10.76%) IaaS
13 36 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 35 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
15 34 (9.63%) Migration
15 34 (9.63%) Software Engineering
15 34 (9.63%) Project Delivery
16 33 (9.35%) ITIL
17 32 (9.07%) Data Architecture
18 31 (8.78%) Technical Architecture
19 30 (8.50%) Problem-Solving
20 29 (8.22%) SQL
20 29 (8.22%) SOA
21 28 (7.93%) Data Warehouse
21 28 (7.93%) SDLC
21 28 (7.93%) Service Design
22 26 (7.37%) IT Strategy
22 26 (7.37%) Office 365
22 26 (7.37%) Enterprise Architecture

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 13 (3.68%) CMS
2 11 (3.12%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.83%) Apache Spark
3 10 (2.83%) Confluence
4 4 (1.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.13%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.85%) Anypoint
6 2 (0.57%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.57%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.57%) SAS
7 1 (0.28%) Apache
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.28%) IIS
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.27%) SAP MM
2 6 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.57%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.57%) Magento
5 2 (0.57%) OpenCart
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.57%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.57%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.28%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.28%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 158 (44.76%) Azure
2 66 (18.70%) AWS
3 63 (17.85%) PaaS
4 45 (12.75%) SaaS
5 38 (10.76%) IaaS
6 26 (7.37%) Office 365
7 13 (3.68%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (3.68%) Power Platform
8 12 (3.40%) Dynamics 365
9 9 (2.55%) GCP
10 8 (2.27%) GitHub
11 6 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (1.42%) Azure Data Factory
13 4 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.85%) Amazon ECS
14 3 (0.85%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.85%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.23%) Firewall
2 9 (2.55%) FTP
2 9 (2.55%) WAN
3 7 (1.98%) LAN
4 6 (1.70%) Internet
4 6 (1.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (1.42%) Network Security
5 5 (1.42%) SAN
6 4 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.85%) VPN
8 2 (0.57%) Broadband
8 2 (0.57%) DNS
8 2 (0.57%) MPLS
8 2 (0.57%) SSL
8 2 (0.57%) VoIP
8 2 (0.57%) Wireless
9 1 (0.28%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (0.28%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.28%) OSPF
9 1 (0.28%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.93%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (6.52%) Big Data
3 22 (6.23%) SQL Server
4 14 (3.97%) Hadoop
5 10 (2.83%) Power BI
6 9 (2.55%) HBase
7 6 (1.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (1.70%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (1.70%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.70%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.70%) OLAP
7 6 (1.70%) OLTP
7 6 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.42%) Data Lake
8 5 (1.42%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.42%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.13%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.13%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.13%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (3.40%) JIRA
2 10 (2.83%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.55%) Liquibase
4 8 (2.27%) Artifactory
4 8 (2.27%) ERwin
4 8 (2.27%) SonarQube
5 5 (1.42%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.42%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.85%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.85%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket
General
1 51 (14.45%) Finance
2 22 (6.23%) Retail
3 12 (3.40%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (3.12%) Banking
5 10 (2.83%) Marketing
6 9 (2.55%) Public Sector
7 7 (1.98%) Law
8 4 (1.13%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.13%) Automotive
9 3 (0.85%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.57%) Billing
11 1 (0.28%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Legal
11 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.28%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.53%) Kafka
2 14 (3.97%) .NET
3 11 (3.12%) Web Services
4 10 (2.83%) React
5 9 (2.55%) JSON
6 7 (1.98%) Middleware
6 7 (1.98%) XML
7 6 (1.70%) Node.js
7 6 (1.70%) RESTful
8 5 (1.42%) Velocity
9 4 (1.13%) .NET Core
9 4 (1.13%) SOAP
10 3 (0.85%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.85%) CSS
10 3 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (0.85%) HTML
11 2 (0.57%) Flutter
11 2 (0.57%) REST
11 2 (0.57%) Vue.js
11 2 (0.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.52%) Public Cloud
3 21 (5.95%) Data Centre
4 14 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (3.68%) Algorithms
6 12 (3.40%) Hybrid Cloud
6 12 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.55%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.98%) Cloud Native
9 6 (1.70%) User Experience
10 5 (1.42%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.42%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.13%) Analytical Mindset
11 4 (1.13%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.13%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.85%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.85%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.23%) Windows
2 17 (4.82%) Linux
3 10 (2.83%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.13%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.85%) Unix
5 3 (0.85%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.28%) AIX
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (21.81%) TOGAF
3 72 (20.40%) DevOps
4 44 (12.46%) Presales
5 42 (11.90%) Analytics
6 36 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 34 (9.63%) Migration
7 34 (9.63%) Project Delivery
7 34 (9.63%) Software Engineering
8 33 (9.35%) ITIL
9 32 (9.07%) Data Architecture
10 31 (8.78%) Technical Architecture
11 30 (8.50%) Problem-Solving
12 29 (8.22%) SOA
13 28 (7.93%) SDLC
13 28 (7.93%) Service Design
14 26 (7.37%) Enterprise Architecture
14 26 (7.37%) IT Strategy
15 25 (7.08%) Data Analysis
16 24 (6.80%) UML
Programming Languages
1 29 (8.22%) SQL
2 25 (7.08%) Java
3 16 (4.53%) C#
4 12 (3.40%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.83%) Scala
6 7 (1.98%) Python
7 4 (1.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 3 (0.85%) ABAP
8 3 (0.85%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.85%) X++
9 2 (0.57%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.57%) C++
9 2 (0.57%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.28%) C
10 1 (0.28%) PHP
10 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.28%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (12.46%) Degree
2 17 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.97%) TOGAF Certification
4 13 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (3.40%) Master's Degree
5 12 (3.40%) PhD
5 12 (3.40%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.55%) SAP Certification
7 8 (2.27%) MCSD
8 7 (1.98%) CCNP
9 5 (1.42%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.85%) CCNA
11 2 (0.57%) CCIE
11 2 (0.57%) CISSP
11 2 (0.57%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.57%) MCSE
12 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.28%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.97%) QA
2 12 (3.40%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.98%) GDPR
4 4 (1.13%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.85%) NIST
6 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.12%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.55%) HDFS
5 8 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.70%) Docker
7 4 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.57%) XenApp
8 2 (0.57%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.28%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 17 (4.82%) SCCM
2 13 (3.68%) Terraform
3 12 (3.40%) Ansible
4 10 (2.83%) Microsoft Intune
5 9 (2.55%) Kibana
6 8 (2.27%) Packer
7 6 (1.70%) Kubernetes
8 4 (1.13%) WSUS
9 1 (0.28%) IBM BigFix
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.28%) Puppet
9 1 (0.28%) Salt
9 1 (0.28%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 78 (22.10%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.08%) SAP
3 20 (5.67%) IBM
4 18 (5.10%) Oracle
5 17 (4.82%) VMware
6 14 (3.97%) Cisco
7 12 (3.40%) Google
8 9 (2.55%) Citrix
9 8 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.98%) MuleSoft
11 5 (1.42%) EMC
11 5 (1.42%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.13%) Adobe
12 4 (1.13%) Cognizant
12 4 (1.13%) Sun
12 4 (1.13%) WSO2
13 3 (0.85%) BiZZdesign
13 3 (0.85%) Capita
14 2 (0.57%) Dell
14 2 (0.57%) hybris