Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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

Architect
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 76 61
Rank change year-on-year +15 -15 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 1,379 1,115 1,757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.57% 3.73% 4.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.71% 3.85% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 920 884 1,375
South East median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% - +3.85%
10th Percentile £51,250 £51,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £71,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.11% +1.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29,292 28,951 36,990
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 96.79% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 24,357 24,276 31,489
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,943 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in the South East

Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Architect in the South East

Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in the South East over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in the South East

Architect
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Thames Valley +5 514 £72,250 +3.21% 100
Hampshire +38 373 £67,500 - 41
Berkshire +16 324 £72,500 +3.57% 51
Surrey +11 294 £70,000 +3.70% 45
Oxfordshire +9 123 £70,000 +7.69% 20
East Sussex 0 105 £65,000 - 8
Buckinghamshire -29 66 £65,000 -7.14% 29
West Sussex +4 43 £70,000 +7.69% 5
Sussex +1 21 £80,000 +33.33% 2
Kent -5 14 £58,750 -12.96%
Middlesex +13 8 £80,000 +8.11% 2
Home Counties +1 3 £72,500 -3.33%
M4 Corridor - 1 £100,000 -
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 South East region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 383 (27.77%) Agile Software Development
2 372 (26.98%) Microsoft
3 314 (22.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 282 (20.45%) TOGAF
5 271 (19.65%) Enterprise Architecture
6 262 (19.00%) Finance
7 228 (16.53%) Amazon AWS
8 192 (13.92%) Java
9 191 (13.85%) VMware
10 186 (13.49%) Degree
11 173 (12.55%) .NET
12 171 (12.40%) Migration
13 162 (11.75%) Presales
14 161 (11.68%) Security Cleared
15 159 (11.53%) SQL
16 152 (11.02%) Oracle
17 151 (10.95%) SOA
18 147 (10.66%) ITIL
19 146 (10.59%) SQL Server
20 145 (10.51%) Cisco
21 139 (10.08%) Data Centre
22 137 (9.93%) Active Directory
23 134 (9.72%) Windows
23 134 (9.72%) Big Data
23 134 (9.72%) IT Strategy
24 133 (9.64%) C#
25 128 (9.28%) Scrum
26 126 (9.14%) Project Management
27 125 (9.06%) SDLC
27 125 (9.06%) VMware Infrastructure

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 33 (2.39%) CMS
2 32 (2.32%) IIS
3 31 (2.25%) Apache
3 31 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
3 31 (2.25%) SharePoint
4 30 (2.18%) Apache Spark
5 25 (1.81%) Oracle Service Bus
5 25 (1.81%) WebSphere
6 24 (1.74%) CloudStack
7 22 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (0.94%) JBoss
8 13 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 12 (0.87%) OpenStack
9 12 (0.87%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.65%) Hyperledger
11 7 (0.51%) SAS
12 6 (0.44%) Ethereum
12 6 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.44%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.36%) Jupyter
Applications
1 10 (0.73%) MS Visio
2 8 (0.58%) InVision
3 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.073%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.073%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (1.38%) SAP Hybris
2 15 (1.09%) SAP ERP
3 14 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
6 8 (0.58%) SAP HCM
7 7 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
8 6 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 6 (0.44%) SAP HR
9 4 (0.29%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
10 3 (0.22%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.15%) Eloqua
11 2 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
12 1 (0.073%) Adobe Campaign
12 1 (0.073%) Maximo
12 1 (0.073%) SAP CO
12 1 (0.073%) SAP FI/CO
12 1 (0.073%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 314 (22.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 228 (16.53%) Amazon AWS
3 114 (8.27%) SaaS
4 113 (8.19%) IaaS
5 109 (7.90%) PaaS
6 64 (4.64%) Office 365
7 39 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
8 37 (2.68%) IBM Cloud
9 32 (2.32%) Google Cloud Platform
10 20 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
11 15 (1.09%) Serverless
12 12 (0.87%) Amazon S3
13 11 (0.80%) Slack
14 9 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
15 8 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
15 8 (0.58%) Sage Pay
16 7 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
16 7 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
17 6 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
17 6 (0.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 109 (7.90%) Firewall
1 109 (7.90%) WAN
2 92 (6.67%) LAN
2 92 (6.67%) Network Security
3 73 (5.29%) DNS
4 67 (4.86%) DHCP
5 61 (4.42%) Internet
6 48 (3.48%) Wireless
7 42 (3.05%) VPN
8 32 (2.32%) Cisco ASA
8 32 (2.32%) MPLS
8 32 (2.32%) SAN
9 31 (2.25%) VLAN
10 30 (2.18%) TCP/IP
11 27 (1.96%) BGP
12 23 (1.67%) Software-Defined Networking
13 22 (1.60%) Ethernet
14 21 (1.52%) OSPF
15 19 (1.38%) Cisco Firepower
15 19 (1.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (10.59%) SQL Server
2 134 (9.72%) Big Data
3 71 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
4 56 (4.06%) Hadoop
5 42 (3.05%) NoSQL
6 35 (2.54%) Relational Database
7 30 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
8 23 (1.67%) Geospatial Data
9 22 (1.60%) GIS
9 22 (1.60%) MongoDB
10 21 (1.52%) Oracle Database
11 16 (1.16%) Data Lake
11 16 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
11 16 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
11 16 (1.16%) RDBMS
12 15 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
14 12 (0.87%) Power BI
15 11 (0.80%) Apache Hive
15 11 (0.80%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 47 (3.41%) Git (software)
2 39 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (2.76%) Visual Studio
4 24 (1.74%) GitLab
5 20 (1.45%) Jenkins
6 18 (1.31%) JIRA
7 16 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
8 15 (1.09%) JUnit
9 14 (1.02%) Maven
10 13 (0.94%) Eclipse
11 12 (0.87%) Selenium
12 11 (0.80%) Moq
12 11 (0.80%) MSTest
12 11 (0.80%) Ranorex
13 8 (0.58%) Axure RP
14 7 (0.51%) Gradle
15 6 (0.44%) Ant
16 4 (0.29%) ERwin
16 4 (0.29%) Subversion
17 3 (0.22%) TeamCity
General
1 262 (19.00%) Finance
2 81 (5.87%) Marketing
3 61 (4.42%) Retail
4 53 (3.84%) Publishing
5 47 (3.41%) Manufacturing
6 45 (3.26%) Telecoms
7 38 (2.76%) Banking
8 26 (1.89%) Italian Language
9 19 (1.38%) Advertising
9 19 (1.38%) German Language
10 16 (1.16%) French Language
10 16 (1.16%) Legal
11 15 (1.09%) Billing
11 15 (1.09%) Spanish Language
12 11 (0.80%) Back Office
13 9 (0.65%) Military
14 7 (0.51%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.44%) Electronics
16 5 (0.36%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (12.55%) .NET
2 118 (8.56%) Middleware
3 111 (8.05%) Web Services
4 82 (5.95%) HTML
5 78 (5.66%) J2EE
6 76 (5.51%) AngularJS
7 66 (4.79%) REST
8 60 (4.35%) .NET Framework
9 58 (4.21%) XSLT
10 56 (4.06%) ASP.NET
11 53 (3.84%) XML
12 48 (3.48%) Kafka
13 47 (3.41%) SOAP
14 45 (3.26%) Spring
15 43 (3.12%) CSS
16 42 (3.05%) ASP.NET Web API
17 30 (2.18%) JSON
18 24 (1.74%) Flask
19 18 (1.31%) Hibernate
20 17 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 139 (10.08%) Data Centre
2 106 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (6.60%) Self-Motivation
4 85 (6.16%) Management Information System
5 59 (4.28%) Mobile App
6 56 (4.06%) Public Cloud
7 52 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
8 42 (3.05%) Hybrid Cloud
9 34 (2.47%) Mainframe
10 33 (2.39%) Computer Science
11 29 (2.10%) User Experience
12 25 (1.81%) Cloud Native
13 24 (1.74%) Internet of Things
14 18 (1.31%) Cyberthreat
15 16 (1.16%) FlexPod
16 15 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 15 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
16 15 (1.09%) Social Media
17 14 (1.02%) EMC VMAX
18 13 (0.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 134 (9.72%) Windows
2 122 (8.85%) Linux
3 71 (5.15%) Windows Server
4 47 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (2.76%) Unix
6 15 (1.09%) Windows 10
7 8 (0.58%) CentOS
7 8 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.44%) DC/OS
9 6 (0.44%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.22%) Solaris
11 3 (0.22%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.15%) AIX
12 2 (0.15%) Android
12 2 (0.15%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.15%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (27.77%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (20.45%) TOGAF
3 271 (19.65%) Enterprise Architecture
4 171 (12.40%) Migration
5 162 (11.75%) Presales
6 151 (10.95%) SOA
7 147 (10.66%) ITIL
8 134 (9.72%) IT Strategy
9 128 (9.28%) Scrum
10 126 (9.14%) Project Management
11 125 (9.06%) SDLC
12 117 (8.48%) Data Modelling
13 108 (7.83%) Problem-Solving
14 107 (7.76%) Microservices
15 103 (7.47%) DevOps
16 97 (7.03%) Information Security
17 96 (6.96%) ERP
18 95 (6.89%) Mentoring
19 94 (6.82%) CRM
20 93 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 192 (13.92%) Java
2 159 (11.53%) SQL
3 133 (9.64%) C#
4 100 (7.25%) JavaScript
5 80 (5.80%) Python
6 61 (4.42%) PowerShell
7 59 (4.28%) C++
8 34 (2.47%) Go
8 34 (2.47%) T-SQL
9 24 (1.74%) Bash Shell
10 21 (1.52%) PL/SQL
11 20 (1.45%) C
12 15 (1.09%) Perl
13 14 (1.02%) Scala
14 12 (0.87%) Apex Code
14 12 (0.87%) VBA
15 9 (0.65%) PHP
15 9 (0.65%) R
15 9 (0.65%) Ruby
16 8 (0.58%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 186 (13.49%) Degree
2 161 (11.68%) Security Cleared
3 107 (7.76%) Cisco Certification
4 106 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 85 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 78 (5.66%) MCSE
7 65 (4.71%) CCIE
8 59 (4.28%) CISSP
9 57 (4.13%) CCDP
10 47 (3.41%) CCNP
11 38 (2.76%) TOGAF Certification
12 30 (2.18%) CISM
13 29 (2.10%) DV Cleared
14 23 (1.67%) CCNA
15 21 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
16 20 (1.45%) MCSA
17 17 (1.23%) IISP
18 16 (1.16%) ISSAP
18 16 (1.16%) MCSD
18 16 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (2.76%) QA
3 37 (2.68%) Cyber Essentials
4 28 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 19 (1.38%) Data Quality
5 19 (1.38%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.94%) GDPR
7 12 (0.87%) PA-DSS
8 9 (0.65%) COBIT
9 7 (0.51%) Government Security Classifications
10 5 (0.36%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.29%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.22%) PMO
12 3 (0.22%) PSD2
13 2 (0.15%) Def Stans
13 2 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
13 2 (0.15%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.15%) ISO 31000
13 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 2 (0.15%) NIST 800
System Software
1 137 (9.93%) Active Directory
2 125 (9.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (6.38%) Docker
4 65 (4.71%) vSphere
5 54 (3.92%) Hyper-V
6 43 (3.12%) VMware NSX
7 31 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
8 29 (2.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 25 (1.81%) Virtual Desktop
10 21 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (0.94%) NFS
12 11 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.29%) KVM
15 3 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 3 (0.22%) HDFS
15 3 (0.22%) vCloud
15 3 (0.22%) XenApp
15 3 (0.22%) XenDesktop
16 1 (0.073%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 73 (5.29%) SCCM
2 55 (3.99%) Kubernetes
3 52 (3.77%) Ansible
3 52 (3.77%) Puppet
4 45 (3.26%) SCOM
5 38 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (2.03%) logstash
7 24 (1.74%) Rancher
8 19 (1.38%) vCenter Server
9 17 (1.23%) CASB
10 16 (1.16%) Cisco Prime
11 15 (1.09%) QRadar
12 13 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 12 (0.87%) SCVMM
14 11 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
15 9 (0.65%) Terraform
16 8 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
17 6 (0.44%) FortiGate
18 5 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
18 5 (0.36%) Kibana
Vendors
1 372 (26.98%) Microsoft
2 191 (13.85%) VMware
3 152 (11.02%) Oracle
4 145 (10.51%) Cisco
5 118 (8.56%) SAP
6 82 (5.95%) Juniper
7 76 (5.51%) IBM
8 57 (4.13%) F5
9 52 (3.77%) Citrix
10 50 (3.63%) Google
11 46 (3.34%) Salesforce.com
12 43 (3.12%) Fortinet
12 43 (3.12%) Splunk
13 41 (2.97%) CheckPoint
13 41 (2.97%) EMC
14 36 (2.61%) Palo Alto
15 33 (2.39%) NetApp
16 31 (2.25%) HP
17 29 (2.10%) Dell
18 26 (1.89%) SolarWinds