Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Architect was £61,250 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Architect
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 21 13
Rank change year-on-year -29 -8 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 19 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.13% 7.65% 13.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.28% 8.33% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 17
Northern Ireland median annual salary £61,250 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.08% -7.69% +18.18%
UK median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +3.57% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. 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
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies in Northern Ireland with a recognized job title 444 312 151
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 91.76% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 292 241 118
Northern Ireland median annual salary £36,500 £38,000 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.95% -4.40% +20.45%
10th Percentile £20,500 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Northern Ireland

Architect
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Architect in Northern Ireland

Architect
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Northern Ireland

Architect
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 21 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
County Antrim -28 18 £57,500 -4.17% 4
Architect
UK

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 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 Northern Ireland region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) CRM
2 15 (78.95%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (73.68%) Software Architecture
3 14 (73.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 14 (73.68%) Microservices
3 14 (73.68%) SOA
3 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 14 (73.68%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (73.68%) PHP
3 14 (73.68%) .NET
3 14 (73.68%) Oracle
3 14 (73.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (73.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (68.42%) SDLC
4 13 (68.42%) Migration
4 13 (68.42%) Data Security
4 13 (68.42%) User Experience
4 13 (68.42%) Data Migration
5 12 (63.16%) SharePoint Server
5 12 (63.16%) Puppet
5 12 (63.16%) SaaS
5 12 (63.16%) PaaS
5 12 (63.16%) Open Source
5 12 (63.16%) Ruby
5 12 (63.16%) Kanban
5 12 (63.16%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (63.16%) Docker
5 12 (63.16%) DevOps
5 12 (63.16%) GitLab

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 14 (73.68%) BizTalk Server
1 14 (73.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (63.16%) SharePoint
2 12 (63.16%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 14 (73.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (78.95%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (63.16%) iPaaS
3 12 (63.16%) PaaS
3 12 (63.16%) SaaS
4 1 (5.26%) Force.com
4 1 (5.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Bitbucket
1 12 (63.16%) GitLab
1 12 (63.16%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
1 12 (63.16%) Legal
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) AngularJS
2 12 (63.16%) Node.js
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (10.53%) LAMP
3 2 (10.53%) Laravel
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) CRM
3 14 (73.68%) Microservices
3 14 (73.68%) SOA
3 14 (73.68%) Software Architecture
4 13 (68.42%) Data Migration
4 13 (68.42%) Data Security
4 13 (68.42%) Migration
4 13 (68.42%) SDLC
5 12 (63.16%) ArchiMate
5 12 (63.16%) DevOps
5 12 (63.16%) Kanban
5 12 (63.16%) Open Source
5 12 (63.16%) Open Source Development
5 12 (63.16%) Scrum
5 12 (63.16%) UML
6 2 (10.53%) Business Development
6 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
6 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) PHP
2 12 (63.16%) Python
2 12 (63.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PA-DSS
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) Kubernetes
1 12 (63.16%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (63.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
1 14 (73.68%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com