Period
to 22 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 68 46
Rank change year-on-year +17 -22 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 1,334 1,370 1,650
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.98% 4.43% 5.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.17% 4.58% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 982 1,001 1,263
South East median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.70% -
10th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £76,500 £75,000 £73,129
% change year-on-year +2.00% +2.56% +4.47%

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 25,801 29,889 30,411
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 96.69% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 21,339 24,964 25,198
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,700 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +15 524 £75,000 - 113
Hampshire +22 342 £67,500 +3.85% 44
Berkshire -8 282 £75,000 - 82
Surrey +7 253 £70,000 - 45
West Sussex +33 160 £70,000 +7.69% 8
Buckinghamshire +53 130 £70,000 +7.69% 20
Oxfordshire +29 103 £67,500 -6.90% 11
East Sussex -22 50 £75,000 +25.00% 7
Sussex +19 4 £77,500 +14.81%
Kent -11 2 £62,500 -16.67% 15
Home Counties - 1 £72,500 -
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 407 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (23.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 306 (22.94%) TOGAF
4 275 (20.61%) Microsoft
5 235 (17.62%) Finance
6 224 (16.79%) Amazon AWS
7 221 (16.57%) Java
8 212 (15.89%) Enterprise Architecture
9 209 (15.67%) SQL
10 205 (15.37%) Degree
11 202 (15.14%) Security Cleared
12 173 (12.97%) Oracle
13 166 (12.44%) .NET
14 152 (11.39%) Big Data
15 151 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
16 150 (11.24%) C#
16 150 (11.24%) Presales
17 147 (11.02%) SOA
18 145 (10.87%) Data Modelling
19 138 (10.34%) IT Strategy
20 131 (9.82%) Web Services
21 128 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
21 128 (9.60%) Problem-Solving
22 126 (9.45%) SC Cleared
23 121 (9.07%) Thought Leadership
24 117 (8.77%) ITIL
24 117 (8.77%) Migration
25 115 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
26 113 (8.47%) Analytics
27 111 (8.32%) Data Warehouse

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 31 (2.32%) Apache
2 25 (1.87%) IIS
3 24 (1.80%) SharePoint
4 22 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 21 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 20 (1.50%) Apache Spark
7 19 (1.42%) CMS
7 19 (1.42%) Tomcat
8 18 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
8 18 (1.35%) Confluence
8 18 (1.35%) WebLogic
9 17 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (1.05%) JBoss
11 8 (0.60%) Mule
11 8 (0.60%) nginx
11 8 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.52%) Anypoint
12 7 (0.52%) Jupyter
12 7 (0.52%) Mule ESB
12 7 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.075%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 24 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.57%) SAP S/4HANA
3 11 (0.82%) Maximo
3 11 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (0.82%) SAP GRC
4 6 (0.45%) SAP HR
5 5 (0.37%) SAP HCM
6 4 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.30%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
7 3 (0.22%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.22%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.22%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.22%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.075%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.075%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.075%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 312 (23.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 224 (16.79%) Amazon AWS
3 91 (6.82%) PaaS
4 90 (6.75%) SaaS
5 76 (5.70%) IaaS
6 67 (5.02%) Office 365
7 43 (3.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 38 (2.85%) Serverless
9 32 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
9 32 (2.40%) Amazon S3
9 32 (2.40%) Amazon SQS
10 30 (2.25%) Amazon EMR
10 30 (2.25%) Amazon Kinesis
10 30 (2.25%) AWS Lambda
11 22 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
12 18 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
13 13 (0.97%) GitHub
14 9 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
15 8 (0.60%) OpenShift
16 7 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 79 (5.92%) Firewall
2 72 (5.40%) Network Security
3 54 (4.05%) DNS
3 54 (4.05%) WAN
4 53 (3.97%) Internet
5 43 (3.22%) LAN
6 36 (2.70%) DHCP
7 30 (2.25%) VLAN
8 28 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
9 27 (2.02%) BGP
10 26 (1.95%) Wireless
11 25 (1.87%) MPLS
11 25 (1.87%) TCP/IP
12 24 (1.80%) VPN
13 20 (1.50%) OSPF
13 20 (1.50%) SNMP
14 19 (1.42%) DAB
15 17 (1.27%) SAN
16 12 (0.90%) HTTP
16 12 (0.90%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (11.39%) Big Data
2 111 (8.32%) Data Warehouse
3 91 (6.82%) SQL Server
4 85 (6.37%) Relational Database
5 57 (4.27%) RDBMS
6 41 (3.07%) Hadoop
7 37 (2.77%) Cosmos DB
7 37 (2.77%) NoSQL
8 35 (2.62%) Amazon RDS
9 34 (2.55%) Amazon Redshift
10 31 (2.32%) Data Lake
10 31 (2.32%) MySQL
10 31 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
11 26 (1.95%) Oracle Database
12 23 (1.72%) SAP HANA
13 15 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
14 13 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (0.90%) MongoDB
15 12 (0.90%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 54 (4.05%) Git (software)
2 38 (2.85%) JIRA
3 30 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (2.10%) Jenkins
5 21 (1.57%) Visual Studio
6 20 (1.50%) JUnit
7 15 (1.12%) Maven
8 13 (0.97%) Mockito
8 13 (0.97%) ProC
9 12 (0.90%) Eclipse
10 11 (0.82%) Bitbucket
10 11 (0.82%) IntelliJ
11 9 (0.67%) Moq
11 9 (0.67%) MSTest
11 9 (0.67%) Ranorex
11 9 (0.67%) Visual Studio Coded UI
12 7 (0.52%) Ant
12 7 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
12 7 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (0.45%) Selenium
General
1 235 (17.62%) Finance
2 80 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 74 (5.55%) Marketing
4 53 (3.97%) Manufacturing
5 49 (3.67%) Retail
6 36 (2.70%) Banking
7 29 (2.17%) Advertising
7 29 (2.17%) Aerospace
8 21 (1.57%) Publishing
9 19 (1.42%) Electronics
10 17 (1.27%) Legal
11 16 (1.20%) Military
12 9 (0.67%) Billing
13 6 (0.45%) French Language
14 5 (0.37%) Italian Language
14 5 (0.37%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.30%) Automotive
15 4 (0.30%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.30%) German Language
16 3 (0.22%) Korean Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (12.44%) .NET
2 131 (9.82%) Web Services
3 69 (5.17%) HTML
4 60 (4.50%) ASP.NET
4 60 (4.50%) XML
5 57 (4.27%) AngularJS
6 52 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 49 (3.67%) J2EE
8 43 (3.22%) Middleware
9 42 (3.15%) REST
10 40 (3.00%) SOAP
10 40 (3.00%) Spring
11 38 (2.85%) .NET Framework
11 38 (2.85%) RESTful
12 36 (2.70%) CSS
13 35 (2.62%) XSLT
14 27 (2.02%) HTML5
15 22 (1.65%) JSON
16 21 (1.57%) ActiveMQ
17 20 (1.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 128 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 88 (6.60%) Management Information System
4 70 (5.25%) Self-Motivation
5 49 (3.67%) User Experience
6 41 (3.07%) Public Cloud
7 30 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
7 30 (2.25%) Mobile App
8 28 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
9 26 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (1.50%) Private Cloud
11 19 (1.42%) Taxonomies
12 18 (1.35%) Mainframe
13 13 (0.97%) Internet of Things
13 13 (0.97%) PKI
14 12 (0.90%) Virtual Team
15 11 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
16 10 (0.75%) CESG
16 10 (0.75%) Reinsurance
16 10 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 83 (6.22%) Windows
2 77 (5.77%) Linux
3 61 (4.57%) Unix
4 35 (2.62%) Windows Server
5 18 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (0.82%) AIX
7 10 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.60%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.37%) Android
9 5 (0.37%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.37%) Solaris
10 4 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.075%) CentOS
12 1 (0.075%) Debian
12 1 (0.075%) SUSE
12 1 (0.075%) VMS
12 1 (0.075%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
2 306 (22.94%) TOGAF
3 212 (15.89%) Enterprise Architecture
4 151 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
5 150 (11.24%) Presales
6 147 (11.02%) SOA
7 145 (10.87%) Data Modelling
8 138 (10.34%) IT Strategy
9 128 (9.60%) Problem-Solving
10 121 (9.07%) Thought Leadership
11 117 (8.77%) ITIL
11 117 (8.77%) Migration
12 115 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
13 113 (8.47%) Analytics
14 103 (7.72%) Data Architecture
14 103 (7.72%) DevOps
15 101 (7.57%) Waterfall
16 98 (7.35%) Mentoring
16 98 (7.35%) Scrum
17 93 (6.97%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 221 (16.57%) Java
2 209 (15.67%) SQL
3 150 (11.24%) C#
4 78 (5.85%) Python
5 73 (5.47%) C
6 69 (5.17%) C++
7 68 (5.10%) JavaScript
8 55 (4.12%) PL/SQL
9 37 (2.77%) T-SQL
10 30 (2.25%) Scala
11 24 (1.80%) Shell Script
12 23 (1.72%) PHP
13 21 (1.57%) PowerShell
14 14 (1.05%) Bash Shell
15 12 (0.90%) Java 8
16 11 (0.82%) Perl
17 9 (0.67%) Go
18 8 (0.60%) ABAP
18 8 (0.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 8 (0.60%) R
Qualifications
1 205 (15.37%) Degree
2 202 (15.14%) Security Cleared
3 126 (9.45%) SC Cleared
4 61 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 58 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
6 57 (4.27%) TOGAF Certification
7 53 (3.97%) DV Cleared
8 50 (3.75%) MCSE
9 48 (3.60%) CISSP
10 34 (2.55%) MCSA
11 29 (2.17%) CCNP
12 27 (2.02%) Master's Degree
13 21 (1.57%) CCIE
14 19 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
15 14 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
15 14 (1.05%) CCDP
15 14 (1.05%) CISM
15 14 (1.05%) SSCP
16 13 (0.97%) CCNA
17 9 (0.67%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.75%) GDPR
2 39 (2.92%) QA
3 29 (2.17%) Data Quality
4 27 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (1.27%) COBIT
6 16 (1.20%) PCI DSS
7 14 (1.05%) BS7799
8 13 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
9 11 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 9 (0.67%) SLA
11 5 (0.37%) Def Stans
11 5 (0.37%) PA-DSS
12 4 (0.30%) Government Security Classifications
13 3 (0.22%) JSP 440
14 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.15%) PMO
14 2 (0.15%) RMADS
14 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 100 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 55 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (2.25%) Docker
4 24 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
5 23 (1.72%) vSphere
6 21 (1.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 17 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
8 16 (1.20%) VMware NSX
9 13 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
11 9 (0.67%) XenApp
12 8 (0.60%) Hyper-V
13 7 (0.52%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.45%) NFS
14 6 (0.45%) Samba
15 5 (0.37%) GPFS
15 5 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 4 (0.30%) vCloud
17 3 (0.22%) BitLocker
17 3 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 28 (2.10%) SCCM
2 24 (1.80%) Ansible
3 23 (1.72%) SCOM
4 22 (1.65%) Puppet
5 12 (0.90%) Kubernetes
6 11 (0.82%) Kibana
7 10 (0.75%) vCenter Server
8 9 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (0.67%) logstash
8 9 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.67%) SCVMM
9 7 (0.52%) CloudHub
9 7 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
9 7 (0.52%) Nagios
10 6 (0.45%) QRadar
11 5 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.30%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.30%) TIBCO Hawk
13 3 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 275 (20.61%) Microsoft
2 173 (12.97%) Oracle
3 101 (7.57%) SAP
4 92 (6.90%) Cisco
5 79 (5.92%) VMware
6 52 (3.90%) Juniper
7 35 (2.62%) Citrix
8 31 (2.32%) IBM
9 26 (1.95%) Google
10 23 (1.72%) EMC
10 23 (1.72%) F5
11 21 (1.57%) Palo Alto
11 21 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (1.27%) Tableau
13 16 (1.20%) LogRhythm
14 15 (1.12%) Ab Initio
14 15 (1.12%) SolarWinds
15 13 (0.97%) Splunk
15 13 (0.97%) Teradata
16 12 (0.90%) NetApp