The median annual salary for an Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 56 58
Rank change year-on-year -21 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 537 854 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.68% 4.64% 4.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.81% 4.79% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 401 627 739
Median salary £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  

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 14084 17831 20749
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.53% 96.94% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11801 15169 16871
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -32 130 £75,000 +7.14% 23
Surrey +17 127 £67,500 -8.47% 12
Hampshire +3 105 £65,000 -7.14% 17
Buckinghamshire -22 55 £67,500 +3.84% 9
Oxfordshire -37 43 £67,500 +8.00% 3
East Sussex +23 26 £69,625 +3.14% 1
West Sussex +11 24 £75,000 +13.63% 2
Kent 0 17 £62,500 +4.16% 2
Middlesex +6 6 £74,000 -20.00% 1
Home Counties +1 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 22 June 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.

1 232 (20.42%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (16.99%) TOGAF
3 184 (16.20%) Microsoft
4 179 (15.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 172 (15.14%) Amazon AWS
6 159 (14.00%) Java
7 147 (12.94%) IT Strategy
8 135 (11.88%) Enterprise Architecture
9 132 (11.62%) Finance
9 132 (11.62%) Presales
10 121 (10.65%) SAP
11 118 (10.39%) Security Cleared
12 117 (10.30%) .NET
13 115 (10.12%) SQL Server
14 113 (9.95%) SQL
14 113 (9.95%) Cisco
15 111 (9.77%) Oracle
16 109 (9.60%) SOA
17 105 (9.24%) Data Centre
18 104 (9.15%) C#
18 104 (9.15%) Degree
19 101 (8.89%) VMware
20 99 (8.71%) Big Data
21 98 (8.63%) ITIL
22 96 (8.45%) SC Cleared
23 90 (7.92%) Linux
23 90 (7.92%) Data Modelling
24 87 (7.66%) Windows
25 86 (7.57%) Project Management
26 81 (7.13%) Firewall

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 (2.90%) Apache Spark
2 29 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
3 28 (2.46%) SharePoint
4 24 (2.11%) JBoss
4 24 (2.11%) SAS
5 13 (1.14%) Apache
6 12 (1.06%) IIS
6 12 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
7 10 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
8 9 (0.79%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.62%) FileNet
9 7 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.53%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.53%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.44%) CMS
11 5 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (0.70%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.18%) Moqups
5 1 (0.088%) InVision
5 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.088%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.088%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (0.79%) SAP CRM
2 9 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.62%) SAP ERP
4 6 (0.53%) SAP GTS
5 4 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.35%) Infor M3
5 4 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
5 4 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
6 3 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.26%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.18%) iTrent
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.18%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.088%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.088%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.088%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 179 (15.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 172 (15.14%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (5.28%) SaaS
4 57 (5.02%) PaaS
5 41 (3.61%) IaaS
6 22 (1.94%) Office 365
7 15 (1.32%) IBM Cloud
7 15 (1.32%) SoftLayer
8 12 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
10 6 (0.53%) Bluemix
11 5 (0.44%) Akamai
11 5 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (0.44%) iPaaS
12 3 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.18%) Oracle Service Cloud
13 2 (0.18%) Sumo Logic
14 1 (0.088%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 81 (7.13%) Firewall
2 48 (4.23%) WAN
3 45 (3.96%) LAN
4 40 (3.52%) Cisco ASA
5 39 (3.43%) DNS
6 37 (3.26%) BGP
7 28 (2.46%) OSPF
8 27 (2.38%) MPLS
9 23 (2.02%) SAN
10 22 (1.94%) Internet
11 20 (1.76%) VPN
12 19 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (1.67%) Network Security
13 18 (1.58%) DHCP
13 18 (1.58%) Wireless
14 17 (1.50%) VLAN
15 14 (1.23%) HTTP
16 13 (1.14%) TCP/IP
17 12 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
18 11 (0.97%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (10.12%) SQL Server
2 99 (8.71%) Big Data
3 68 (5.99%) Data Warehouse
4 52 (4.58%) Hadoop
5 45 (3.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 36 (3.17%) MySQL
7 30 (2.64%) NoSQL
8 26 (2.29%) Relational Database
9 19 (1.67%) SAP BW
10 18 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
10 18 (1.58%) Data Lake
10 18 (1.58%) Oracle Database
11 16 (1.41%) Apache Hive
11 16 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (1.32%) OLAP
12 15 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
13 12 (1.06%) Power BI
14 9 (0.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (1.32%) JIRA
2 14 (1.23%) Git (software)
3 13 (1.14%) Talend Open Studio
4 10 (0.88%) Selenium
5 9 (0.79%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.62%) JUnit
6 7 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
8 5 (0.44%) Bitbucket
8 5 (0.44%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.44%) GitLab
8 5 (0.44%) IntelliJ
8 5 (0.44%) Maven
8 5 (0.44%) Rational Rhapsody
9 4 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.35%) Rational Rose
9 4 (0.35%) Subversion
9 4 (0.35%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.26%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 132 (11.62%) Finance
2 72 (6.34%) Telecoms
3 62 (5.46%) Retail
4 35 (3.08%) Marketing
5 32 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 25 (2.20%) Legal
7 17 (1.50%) Banking
8 13 (1.14%) Billing
8 13 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (0.97%) Advertising
10 9 (0.79%) Electronics
10 9 (0.79%) Publishing
11 8 (0.70%) French Language
11 8 (0.70%) Spanish Language
12 7 (0.62%) German Language
13 6 (0.53%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.44%) Law
15 4 (0.35%) Automotive
15 4 (0.35%) Back Office
15 4 (0.35%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (10.30%) .NET
2 76 (6.69%) Web Services
3 59 (5.19%) REST
4 46 (4.05%) AngularJS
4 46 (4.05%) HTML
5 40 (3.52%) Spring
6 39 (3.43%) CSS
7 37 (3.26%) SOAP
8 35 (3.08%) XML
9 29 (2.55%) ASP.NET Web API
10 28 (2.46%) ASP.NET
11 26 (2.29%) RabbitMQ
12 25 (2.20%) HTML5
12 25 (2.20%) Middleware
13 21 (1.85%) J2EE
13 21 (1.85%) JSON
14 19 (1.67%) RESTful
15 18 (1.58%) Java EE
15 18 (1.58%) React
16 16 (1.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 105 (9.24%) Data Centre
2 79 (6.95%) Enterprise Software
3 56 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 36 (3.17%) PKI
5 25 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 24 (2.11%) Security Operations Centre
6 24 (2.11%) User Experience
7 20 (1.76%) Management Information System
8 19 (1.67%) Public Cloud
9 17 (1.50%) Internet of Things
10 15 (1.32%) Clustering
10 15 (1.32%) Driving Licence
10 15 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
10 15 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
11 12 (1.06%) Virtual Team
12 8 (0.70%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 7 (0.62%) Fintech
13 7 (0.62%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 90 (7.92%) Linux
2 87 (7.66%) Windows
3 30 (2.64%) Windows Server
4 25 (2.20%) Unix
5 21 (1.85%) CentOS
6 14 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.53%) Android
11 5 (0.44%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.26%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.088%) Solaris
14 1 (0.088%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.088%) VMS
14 1 (0.088%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (20.42%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (16.99%) TOGAF
3 147 (12.94%) IT Strategy
4 135 (11.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 132 (11.62%) Presales
6 109 (9.60%) SOA
7 98 (8.63%) ITIL
8 90 (7.92%) Data Modelling
9 86 (7.57%) Project Management
10 81 (7.13%) Business Intelligence
11 79 (6.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 78 (6.87%) Migration
13 77 (6.78%) Security Architecture
14 75 (6.60%) Mentoring
15 73 (6.43%) ETL
16 72 (6.34%) Scrum
17 66 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
18 64 (5.63%) Analytics
19 62 (5.46%) Customer Requirements
20 60 (5.28%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 159 (14.00%) Java
2 113 (9.95%) SQL
3 104 (9.15%) C#
4 77 (6.78%) JavaScript
5 63 (5.55%) Python
6 39 (3.43%) Ruby
7 31 (2.73%) C++
8 23 (2.02%) C
9 21 (1.85%) PowerShell
10 19 (1.67%) VB.NET
11 16 (1.41%) Bash Shell
12 14 (1.23%) T-SQL
13 12 (1.06%) Perl
13 12 (1.06%) PHP
14 7 (0.62%) Scala
15 5 (0.44%) NATURAL
16 4 (0.35%) ABAP
16 4 (0.35%) VB
16 4 (0.35%) VB6
16 4 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 118 (10.39%) Security Cleared
2 104 (9.15%) Degree
3 96 (8.45%) SC Cleared
4 74 (6.51%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (4.23%) CCNP
6 40 (3.52%) CCIE
7 29 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 28 (2.46%) CISSP
9 25 (2.20%) DV Cleared
10 23 (2.02%) MBA
11 18 (1.58%) CCDP
12 17 (1.50%) MCSE
13 16 (1.41%) CISM
14 13 (1.14%) CISA
15 11 (0.97%) JNCIP
16 10 (0.88%) CCIP
16 10 (0.88%) JNCIE
17 8 (0.70%) ISEB
17 8 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (0.70%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.17%) QA
2 27 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (2.20%) PCI DSS
4 22 (1.94%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.88%) COBIT
6 9 (0.79%) GDPR
7 7 (0.62%) SLA
8 6 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.18%) SSAE 16
12 1 (0.088%) Solvency II
System Software
1 59 (5.19%) Docker
1 59 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (3.43%) Active Directory
3 19 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.41%) vSphere
5 15 (1.32%) XenApp
6 10 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.26%) HDFS
7 3 (0.26%) vCloud
8 2 (0.18%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.18%) Firmware
8 2 (0.18%) KVM
9 1 (0.088%) etcd
9 1 (0.088%) flannel
9 1 (0.088%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.088%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.088%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.088%) UAG
9 1 (0.088%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.088%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 38 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (1.76%) Kubernetes
3 19 (1.67%) Puppet
4 14 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
5 10 (0.88%) Ansible
6 6 (0.53%) vCenter Server
6 6 (0.53%) vRealize
7 5 (0.44%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (0.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 5 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.26%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 3 (0.26%) SCCM
9 3 (0.26%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.18%) Icinga
10 2 (0.18%) logstash
10 2 (0.18%) Salt
10 2 (0.18%) WMI
10 2 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 184 (16.20%) Microsoft
2 121 (10.65%) SAP
3 113 (9.95%) Cisco
4 111 (9.77%) Oracle
5 101 (8.89%) VMware
6 49 (4.31%) Juniper
7 39 (3.43%) Red Hat
8 29 (2.55%) Citrix
9 27 (2.38%) HP
9 27 (2.38%) IBM
10 22 (1.94%) CheckPoint
10 22 (1.94%) Palo Alto
11 18 (1.58%) NetApp
12 17 (1.50%) hybris
13 16 (1.41%) 3PAR
14 14 (1.23%) F5
14 14 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (1.14%) Talend
16 12 (1.06%) Dell
17 11 (0.97%) Teradata
Hampshire
Net Talent
Posted: 14 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus Bonus plus package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 85,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + full benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
Intotec
Salary: Great Company Benefits including Contribution Pension and PMI
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum x3 Bonus (c£100,000 Package)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 (+ excellent package)
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 90000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 90000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: car allowance
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £82000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
KnownFour
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Marks Sattin
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: £55,000 per annum dep on skills, knowledge & exp + exc benef
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£80,000 to £90,000 plus 15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Schroders plc
Posted: 7 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum £60,000.00 plus up to 20% discretion
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Kingfisher IT Services
Salary: Negotiable dependent on exp. + Benefits and Bonus potential
Posted: 8 days ago