The median annual salary for a Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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
England / South East
Rank 64 57 54
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 594 905 973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.04% 4.72% 4.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.18% 4.88% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 457 735 710
Median salary £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £82,500
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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14208 18529 19762
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.59% 96.67% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11855 15825 15961
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 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
Berkshire -10 183 £70,000 - 9
Surrey +26 119 £70,000 - 16
Hampshire -18 77 £67,500 - 11
Oxfordshire -35 53 £65,000 +8.33% 11
Buckinghamshire -4 52 £75,000 +9.09% 4
East Sussex +42 46 £65,000 - 2
West Sussex -8 41 £64,000 -5.18% 6
Kent +30 27 £76,250 +8.15% 1
Sussex +1 4 £65,000 -13.33% 1
Middlesex -3 1 £110,000 +62.96% 1
Architect
England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 243 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (15.56%) Microsoft
3 225 (15.09%) IT Strategy
4 205 (13.75%) Finance
5 194 (13.01%) Presales
6 190 (12.74%) TOGAF
7 187 (12.54%) Microsoft Azure
8 183 (12.27%) Amazon AWS
9 172 (11.54%) Cisco
9 172 (11.54%) Java
10 166 (11.13%) SOA
11 163 (10.93%) Data Centre
12 159 (10.66%) .NET
12 159 (10.66%) VMware
13 157 (10.53%) Degree
14 154 (10.33%) SQL Server
15 153 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
16 151 (10.13%) Oracle
16 151 (10.13%) ITIL
17 138 (9.26%) Migration
18 136 (9.12%) Telecoms
19 135 (9.05%) Linux
20 134 (8.99%) Project Management
21 131 (8.79%) SAP
22 125 (8.38%) Enterprise Software
23 118 (7.91%) Security Cleared
24 115 (7.71%) SQL
25 113 (7.58%) CRM
26 112 (7.51%) Web Services
27 110 (7.38%) C#

Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 40 (2.68%) SAS
2 39 (2.62%) JBoss
3 30 (2.01%) SharePoint
4 29 (1.95%) OpenStack
4 29 (1.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 24 (1.61%) Apache
6 21 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
7 20 (1.34%) Apache Spark
8 18 (1.21%) WebLogic
9 17 (1.14%) MS Exchange
10 16 (1.07%) IIS
10 16 (1.07%) Tomcat
11 14 (0.94%) CMS
12 13 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
13 12 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (0.54%) Skype for Business
15 7 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
16 6 (0.40%) Apache Pig
16 6 (0.40%) Documentum
Applications
1 72 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.07%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.60%) SPSS Modeler
4 5 (0.34%) MS Office
5 3 (0.20%) Moqups
5 3 (0.20%) Simulink
6 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.067%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (0.87%) SAP HR
2 12 (0.80%) SAP CRM
3 8 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.34%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.067%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.067%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.067%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.067%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.067%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 187 (12.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 183 (12.27%) Amazon AWS
3 77 (5.16%) SaaS
4 74 (4.96%) PaaS
5 60 (4.02%) IaaS
6 31 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
7 26 (1.74%) Office 365
8 23 (1.54%) IBM Cloud
9 21 (1.41%) SoftLayer
10 19 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
11 7 (0.47%) Force.com
11 7 (0.47%) Sumo Logic
12 6 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.067%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.067%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 89 (5.97%) Firewall
2 84 (5.63%) WAN
3 72 (4.83%) LAN
4 53 (3.55%) SAN
5 51 (3.42%) MPLS
6 50 (3.35%) Internet
7 48 (3.22%) Cisco ASA
8 46 (3.09%) VPN
9 43 (2.88%) DNS
10 42 (2.82%) Network Security
11 34 (2.28%) BGP
12 27 (1.81%) SSL
12 27 (1.81%) Unified Communications
13 21 (1.41%) DHCP
13 21 (1.41%) HTTP
14 20 (1.34%) OSPF
15 18 (1.21%) Intrusion Detection
16 15 (1.01%) VLAN
17 14 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
18 11 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (10.33%) SQL Server
2 94 (6.30%) Big Data
3 74 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
4 48 (3.22%) Hadoop
5 42 (2.82%) NoSQL
6 34 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
7 30 (2.01%) MySQL
8 26 (1.74%) Relational Database
9 25 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (1.48%) Power BI
12 21 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
12 21 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 18 (1.21%) Oracle Database
13 18 (1.21%) QlikView
14 16 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (1.01%) SAP BW
16 14 (0.94%) Apache Hive
17 13 (0.87%) RDBMS
18 12 (0.80%) DB2
Development Applications
1 29 (1.95%) Git (software)
2 20 (1.34%) Maven
3 16 (1.07%) Talend Open Studio
4 14 (0.94%) Selenium
5 12 (0.80%) JIRA
6 10 (0.67%) Vagrant
6 10 (0.67%) Visual Studio
7 9 (0.60%) JMeter
8 8 (0.54%) Axure RP
8 8 (0.54%) Jenkins
8 8 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
8 8 (0.54%) Rational Performance Tester
9 7 (0.47%) Subversion
10 6 (0.40%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.34%) Gradle
11 5 (0.34%) IntelliJ
11 5 (0.34%) JUnit
12 4 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.27%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 205 (13.75%) Finance
2 136 (9.12%) Telecoms
3 75 (5.03%) Retail
4 52 (3.49%) Marketing
5 41 (2.75%) Banking
6 34 (2.28%) Billing
7 31 (2.08%) Legal
8 23 (1.54%) Manufacturing
9 14 (0.94%) Advertising
10 13 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (0.67%) Publishing
12 9 (0.60%) Electronics
12 9 (0.60%) Spanish Language
13 7 (0.47%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.47%) Local Government
14 6 (0.40%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
16 4 (0.27%) Dutch Language
16 4 (0.27%) French Language
16 4 (0.27%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (10.66%) .NET
2 112 (7.51%) Web Services
3 66 (4.43%) HTML
3 66 (4.43%) REST
4 60 (4.02%) Middleware
5 53 (3.55%) SOAP
6 44 (2.95%) XML
7 42 (2.82%) ASP.NET
8 40 (2.68%) AngularJS
8 40 (2.68%) Spring
9 33 (2.21%) CSS
10 29 (1.95%) JSON
11 26 (1.74%) HTML5
11 26 (1.74%) J2EE
12 22 (1.48%) Java EE
12 22 (1.48%) RESTful
13 16 (1.07%) .NET Framework
13 16 (1.07%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (1.01%) jQuery
14 15 (1.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 163 (10.93%) Data Centre
2 125 (8.38%) Enterprise Software
3 91 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
4 79 (5.30%) Hybrid Cloud
5 48 (3.22%) Management Information System
6 47 (3.15%) PKI
7 46 (3.09%) Computer Science
8 42 (2.82%) Clustering
9 37 (2.48%) Public Cloud
10 31 (2.08%) Internet of Things
11 28 (1.88%) Security Operations Centre
12 26 (1.74%) User Experience
13 24 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 21 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
15 18 (1.21%) Driving Licence
15 18 (1.21%) Private Cloud
16 17 (1.14%) Virtual Team
17 14 (0.94%) Fintech
17 14 (0.94%) Replication
18 12 (0.80%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 135 (9.05%) Linux
2 107 (7.18%) Windows
3 63 (4.23%) Unix
4 32 (2.15%) Windows Server
5 11 (0.74%) Apple iOS
5 11 (0.74%) CentOS
6 10 (0.67%) Android
6 10 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
6 10 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.27%) Solaris
9 4 (0.27%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.27%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.20%) SUSE
10 3 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.067%) VMS
11 1 (0.067%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.067%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (15.09%) IT Strategy
3 194 (13.01%) Presales
4 190 (12.74%) TOGAF
5 166 (11.13%) SOA
6 153 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
7 151 (10.13%) ITIL
8 138 (9.26%) Migration
9 134 (8.99%) Project Management
10 113 (7.58%) CRM
11 99 (6.64%) Data Modelling
11 99 (6.64%) Security Architecture
12 93 (6.24%) Mentoring
13 92 (6.17%) Data Architecture
14 90 (6.04%) Customer Requirements
15 89 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
16 84 (5.63%) ETL
16 84 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
17 74 (4.96%) Cybersecurity
18 71 (4.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 172 (11.54%) Java
2 115 (7.71%) SQL
3 110 (7.38%) C#
4 70 (4.69%) JavaScript
4 70 (4.69%) Python
5 63 (4.23%) PowerShell
6 46 (3.09%) C
7 30 (2.01%) Ruby
8 29 (1.95%) Perl
9 28 (1.88%) C++
10 21 (1.41%) VB.NET
11 15 (1.01%) PHP
12 14 (0.94%) Bash Shell
13 12 (0.80%) R
14 9 (0.60%) T-SQL
15 8 (0.54%) Apex Code
16 7 (0.47%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.47%) Scala
17 4 (0.27%) VB
17 4 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 157 (10.53%) Degree
2 118 (7.91%) Security Cleared
3 102 (6.84%) SC Cleared
4 93 (6.24%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (3.49%) CCNP
6 44 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 41 (2.75%) CCIE
8 32 (2.15%) MCSE
9 30 (2.01%) MBA
10 22 (1.48%) CCNA
11 21 (1.41%) CISSP
12 20 (1.34%) DV Cleared
13 18 (1.21%) CCDP
14 15 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (0.74%) JNCIE
15 11 (0.74%) JNCIP
16 10 (0.67%) CCIP
16 10 (0.67%) GIAC
16 10 (0.67%) SANS
16 10 (0.67%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.08%) QA
2 29 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (1.81%) Data Quality
4 25 (1.68%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.74%) COBIT
6 10 (0.67%) SLA
7 7 (0.47%) SSAE 16
8 6 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 4 (0.27%) GDPR
10 3 (0.20%) GPG13
10 3 (0.20%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.13%) GCP
11 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.067%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.067%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.067%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 106 (7.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (4.69%) Hyper-V
3 69 (4.63%) Active Directory
4 36 (2.41%) Docker
5 26 (1.74%) vSphere
6 25 (1.68%) vCloud
7 21 (1.41%) XenApp
8 20 (1.34%) VMware ESX
9 8 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.27%) HDFS
11 3 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.20%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.20%) ProxySG
11 3 (0.20%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.20%) UAG
11 3 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.13%) KVM
12 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.067%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (1.88%) Puppet
2 26 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (1.61%) Microsoft Clustering
4 16 (1.07%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 15 (1.01%) Ansible
6 14 (0.94%) vRealize
7 11 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (0.67%) Kubernetes
9 8 (0.54%) HP SiteScope
9 8 (0.54%) Perfmon
9 8 (0.54%) SCCM
10 7 (0.47%) logstash
10 7 (0.47%) WMI
11 5 (0.34%) Cisco UCCE
12 4 (0.27%) FortiGate
12 4 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (0.27%) QRadar
13 3 (0.20%) Cobbler
13 3 (0.20%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.20%) Icinga
Vendors
1 232 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 172 (11.54%) Cisco
3 159 (10.66%) VMware
4 151 (10.13%) Oracle
5 131 (8.79%) SAP
6 68 (4.56%) HP
7 51 (3.42%) Juniper
8 50 (3.35%) IBM
9 44 (2.95%) Citrix
10 43 (2.88%) Red Hat
11 42 (2.82%) CheckPoint
12 38 (2.55%) Palo Alto
13 33 (2.21%) 3PAR
13 33 (2.21%) F5
14 32 (2.15%) NetApp
15 27 (1.81%) EMC
16 24 (1.61%) Teradata
17 21 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
18 16 (1.07%) Talend
19 15 (1.01%) BMC
South East
FPSG Connect
Salary: £60000 - £125000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus + Travel
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus; car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
GM Financial
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Perm or contract - competitive salary + benefits OR day rate contract
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 6 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 80000 + BONUS
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum £65,000 - £70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Harmonic Limited
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum + £5,000 car allowance + commission + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum Basix salary to £80,000 plus variabl
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Networkers
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
American Express
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago