Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 48 55
Rank change year-on-year -26 +7 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 1252 1792 2027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.13% 5.12% 4.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.27% 5.28% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 960 1338 1644
South East median annual salary £67,500 £68,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.74% +4.62% -
10th Percentile £52,500 £52,425 £47,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £83,750
England median annual salary £72,750 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +0.34% +3.57% -

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 29304 33921 41438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.97% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24468 28449 34555
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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
Thames Valley -34 458 £72,500 +3.57% 19
Surrey -1 345 £65,000 -7.14% 22
Berkshire -27 294 £75,000 +7.14% 11
Hampshire -14 251 £65,000 -3.70% 20
Buckinghamshire -17 102 £65,000 -3.70% 3
East Sussex +31 86 £61,250 -12.50% 2
Oxfordshire -50 59 £67,500 +8.00% 5
Kent +45 54 £67,500 - 3
West Sussex -48 49 £65,000 +5.69% 5
Middlesex +14 15 £74,000 +2.07%
Home Counties -4 4 £75,000 +11.11%
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 South East region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 341 (27.24%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (20.21%) Microsoft
3 230 (18.37%) Java
4 229 (18.29%) Finance
5 227 (18.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 213 (17.01%) TOGAF
7 209 (16.69%) Amazon AWS
8 167 (13.34%) Degree
8 167 (13.34%) SQL
9 165 (13.18%) JavaScript
10 157 (12.54%) SOA
11 151 (12.06%) .NET
11 151 (12.06%) Enterprise Architecture
12 147 (11.74%) Security Cleared
13 143 (11.42%) Presales
14 128 (10.22%) Mentoring
15 124 (9.90%) SQL Server
16 120 (9.58%) C#
16 120 (9.58%) Migration
17 116 (9.27%) SAP
18 115 (9.19%) Windows
19 109 (8.71%) Cisco
19 109 (8.71%) IT Strategy
20 105 (8.39%) HTML
20 105 (8.39%) Data Centre
21 96 (7.67%) WAN
21 96 (7.67%) Technical Architecture
22 94 (7.51%) REST
23 93 (7.43%) VMware
23 93 (7.43%) Business Intelligence

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 40 (3.19%) Apache Spark
2 27 (2.16%) SAS
3 26 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 24 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 16 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (1.04%) Apache
6 13 (1.04%) IIS
7 12 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (0.96%) MS Exchange
8 10 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
8 10 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (0.80%) WebLogic
9 9 (0.72%) NetWeaver
9 9 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (0.64%) CMS
10 8 (0.64%) JBoss
10 8 (0.64%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.40%) nginx
11 5 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 25 (2.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 18 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.44%) SAP Hybris
3 17 (1.36%) SAP ERP
4 8 (0.64%) SAP SCM
5 6 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
5 6 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
6 5 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.40%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.40%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.32%) SDL Web 8
8 3 (0.24%) SAP GTS
9 2 (0.16%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.16%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.16%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.16%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 227 (18.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 209 (16.69%) Amazon AWS
3 85 (6.79%) SaaS
4 52 (4.15%) Office 365
4 52 (4.15%) PaaS
5 47 (3.75%) IaaS
6 21 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 8 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.48%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.48%) Force.com
10 5 (0.40%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.32%) GitHub
11 4 (0.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 3 (0.24%) Akamai
12 3 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.24%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.24%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 96 (7.67%) WAN
2 87 (6.95%) Firewall
3 75 (5.99%) LAN
4 60 (4.79%) DNS
5 46 (3.67%) SAN
6 39 (3.12%) Cisco ASA
6 39 (3.12%) VPN
7 35 (2.80%) Internet
8 32 (2.56%) OSPF
9 31 (2.48%) BGP
9 31 (2.48%) HTTP
10 25 (2.00%) Wireless
11 23 (1.84%) Network Security
12 20 (1.60%) MPLS
12 20 (1.60%) VoIP
13 19 (1.52%) IPsec
13 19 (1.52%) VLAN
14 18 (1.44%) SSL
14 18 (1.44%) TCP/IP
15 17 (1.36%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 58 (4.63%) NoSQL
3 57 (4.55%) Big Data
4 46 (3.67%) MySQL
5 43 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
6 40 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
7 31 (2.48%) Hadoop
8 29 (2.32%) Azure SQL Database
9 28 (2.24%) Amazon RDS
10 27 (2.16%) Relational Database
11 22 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (1.28%) MongoDB
13 14 (1.12%) Oracle Database
14 11 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 8 (0.64%) Oracle ODI
17 8 (0.64%) RDBMS
18 6 (0.48%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 38 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (2.48%) Git (software)
3 21 (1.68%) Visual Studio
4 20 (1.60%) Jenkins
4 20 (1.60%) Selenium
5 16 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
6 11 (0.88%) Subversion
7 9 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (0.72%) Maven
8 8 (0.64%) Bower
8 8 (0.64%) Grunt
8 8 (0.64%) Hudson
8 8 (0.64%) JDeveloper
8 8 (0.64%) JIRA
9 7 (0.56%) JUnit
10 6 (0.48%) Bitbucket
10 6 (0.48%) Cucumber
10 6 (0.48%) Rational Rhapsody
11 5 (0.40%) Axure RP
11 5 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 229 (18.29%) Finance
2 78 (6.23%) Telecoms
3 62 (4.95%) Manufacturing
4 52 (4.15%) Retail
5 37 (2.96%) Banking
6 33 (2.64%) Marketing
7 23 (1.84%) Front Office
7 23 (1.84%) German Language
8 21 (1.68%) Advertising
9 18 (1.44%) Electronics
10 17 (1.36%) Legal
11 15 (1.20%) Publishing
12 10 (0.80%) Military
13 9 (0.72%) Law
13 9 (0.72%) Local Government
14 6 (0.48%) Billing
15 5 (0.40%) Automotive
16 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.16%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.16%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (12.06%) .NET
2 105 (8.39%) HTML
3 94 (7.51%) REST
4 84 (6.71%) Web Services
5 72 (5.75%) AngularJS
6 67 (5.35%) CSS
7 64 (5.11%) SOAP
8 52 (4.15%) Spring
9 51 (4.07%) Middleware
10 49 (3.91%) XML
11 39 (3.12%) JSON
12 38 (3.04%) J2EE
13 36 (2.88%) RabbitMQ
14 33 (2.64%) ASP.NET Web API
15 32 (2.56%) HTML5
16 31 (2.48%) WCF
17 22 (1.76%) Hibernate
18 20 (1.60%) Java EE
19 17 (1.36%) RESTful
20 16 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 105 (8.39%) Data Centre
2 84 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (6.39%) Computer Science
4 42 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
5 33 (2.64%) Management Information System
6 27 (2.16%) Public Cloud
7 21 (1.68%) Virtual Team
8 20 (1.60%) Clustering
9 19 (1.52%) User Experience
10 18 (1.44%) CCTV
11 17 (1.36%) Private Cloud
12 16 (1.28%) PKI
13 15 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
13 15 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
13 15 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
14 13 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
15 12 (0.96%) FMCG
15 12 (0.96%) Mobile App
15 12 (0.96%) NHS
16 9 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 115 (9.19%) Windows
2 91 (7.27%) Linux
3 45 (3.59%) Windows Server
4 36 (2.88%) Unix
5 21 (1.68%) Windows 10
6 15 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (1.20%) Windows 8
7 12 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (0.80%) Android
9 8 (0.64%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.56%) CentOS
10 7 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.48%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.32%) AIX
12 4 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.24%) Debian
13 3 (0.24%) Solaris
13 3 (0.24%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.16%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (27.24%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (17.01%) TOGAF
3 157 (12.54%) SOA
4 151 (12.06%) Enterprise Architecture
5 143 (11.42%) Presales
6 128 (10.22%) Mentoring
7 120 (9.58%) Migration
8 109 (8.71%) IT Strategy
9 96 (7.67%) Technical Architecture
10 93 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
11 90 (7.19%) ITIL
12 89 (7.11%) Microservices
13 85 (6.79%) SDLC
14 84 (6.71%) Project Management
15 77 (6.15%) Information Security
16 72 (5.75%) Business Development
16 72 (5.75%) Scrum
17 70 (5.59%) Data Modelling
18 65 (5.19%) DevOps
19 63 (5.03%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 230 (18.37%) Java
2 167 (13.34%) SQL
3 165 (13.18%) JavaScript
4 120 (9.58%) C#
5 80 (6.39%) Python
6 50 (3.99%) C++
7 41 (3.27%) Ruby
8 30 (2.40%) VB.NET
9 29 (2.32%) PowerShell
10 28 (2.24%) C
11 27 (2.16%) PHP
12 15 (1.20%) Bash Shell
12 15 (1.20%) Perl
13 13 (1.04%) T-SQL
14 11 (0.88%) Scala
15 8 (0.64%) Apex Code
16 6 (0.48%) Go
16 6 (0.48%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.24%) COBOL
17 3 (0.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 167 (13.34%) Degree
2 147 (11.74%) Security Cleared
3 92 (7.35%) SC Cleared
4 77 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
5 59 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 54 (4.31%) CCNP
7 50 (3.99%) MCSE
8 35 (2.80%) DV Cleared
9 33 (2.64%) MBA
10 31 (2.48%) CCIE
11 27 (2.16%) CISSP
12 26 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
13 17 (1.36%) MCP
14 16 (1.28%) CISM
15 15 (1.20%) CCDP
16 12 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
16 12 (0.96%) Master's Degree
17 11 (0.88%) CCNA
18 10 (0.80%) AWS Certification
19 9 (0.72%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (6.63%) QA
2 22 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (1.76%) PCI DSS
3 16 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 15 (1.20%) GDPR
5 14 (1.12%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.64%) COBIT
7 6 (0.48%) NIST 800
8 5 (0.40%) SLA
9 4 (0.32%) GCP
10 2 (0.16%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.16%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.080%) Def Stans
11 1 (0.080%) FIPS 140-2
11 1 (0.080%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.080%) HL7
11 1 (0.080%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.080%) PMO
System Software
1 72 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (5.19%) Docker
3 53 (4.23%) Active Directory
4 36 (2.88%) Hyper-V
5 14 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.64%) VMware NSX
8 7 (0.56%) vSphere
9 4 (0.32%) XenApp
10 3 (0.24%) Firmware
10 3 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.24%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.16%) OpenAM
12 1 (0.080%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.080%) HDFS
12 1 (0.080%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 43 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (2.16%) Kubernetes
3 24 (1.92%) Ansible
4 23 (1.84%) Puppet
5 17 (1.36%) SCCM
6 14 (1.12%) Microsoft Clustering
7 10 (0.80%) Terraform
8 8 (0.64%) Mesos
8 8 (0.64%) rkt
9 7 (0.56%) SCOM
9 7 (0.56%) vCenter Server
10 6 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (0.32%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (0.16%) Consul
13 2 (0.16%) Galera Cluster
13 2 (0.16%) Packer
13 2 (0.16%) vRealize
Vendors
1 253 (20.21%) Microsoft
2 116 (9.27%) SAP
3 109 (8.71%) Cisco
4 93 (7.43%) VMware
5 65 (5.19%) Oracle
6 42 (3.35%) Juniper
7 41 (3.27%) HP
8 29 (2.32%) F5
8 29 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
9 28 (2.24%) CheckPoint
10 24 (1.92%) hybris
10 24 (1.92%) Red Hat
11 23 (1.84%) 3PAR
12 22 (1.76%) Citrix
12 22 (1.76%) IBM
13 17 (1.36%) Dell
14 15 (1.20%) Brocade
14 15 (1.20%) CA
14 15 (1.20%) Google
15 13 (1.04%) NetApp