Period
to 21 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £70,632 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

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

Senior Architect
England > South East
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 412 462 472
Rank change year-on-year +50 +10 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 140 83 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.44% 0.28% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.29% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 114 60 120
South East median annual salary £70,632 £78,750 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.31% +16.67% -3.57%
10th Percentile £50,000 £61,225 £51,100
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -

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 30,725 29,091 37,886
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.96% 96.94% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 25,605 24,284 32,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Architect in the South East

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Senior Architect in the South East

Senior Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Architect in the South East over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Architect in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Architect within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 April 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
Hampshire +13 62 £75,000 +15.38% 4
Thames Valley -12 38 £75,000 -6.25% 7
Berkshire -4 29 £75,000 -6.25% 3
East Sussex - 26 £50,000 - 1
Surrey 0 8 £65,000 -25.71% 4
Kent +19 5 £57,500 -34.29%
Oxfordshire -6 5 £70,000 -6.67% 4
Buckinghamshire -9 4 £72,500 -27.50%
West Sussex +4 1 £45,000 -48.57%
Senior Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, Senior 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 Senior Architect in the job title.

1 56 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 47 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (24.29%) Java
4 32 (22.86%) Degree
5 31 (22.14%) Scrum
6 28 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 27 (19.29%) SQL Server
8 24 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 24 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
8 24 (17.14%) DevOps
9 23 (16.43%) C#
10 21 (15.00%) Windows
10 21 (15.00%) AngularJS
11 20 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (14.29%) .NET
11 20 (14.29%) ASP.NET
11 20 (14.29%) .NET Framework
12 19 (13.57%) Finance
12 19 (13.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (13.57%) Docker
13 18 (12.86%) MVC
13 18 (12.86%) XML
14 17 (12.14%) Mobile App
15 16 (11.43%) PaaS
15 16 (11.43%) Manufacturing
15 16 (11.43%) Web Development
15 16 (11.43%) Spring
16 15 (10.71%) Software Engineering
16 15 (10.71%) VMware
16 15 (10.71%) Linux

Senior 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 12 (8.57%) Apache
2 5 (3.57%) JBoss
2 5 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.43%) Confluence
3 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.43%) IIS
3 2 (1.43%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (11.43%) PaaS
3 15 (10.71%) IaaS
4 8 (5.71%) SaaS
4 8 (5.71%) Sage Pay
5 5 (3.57%) Zapier
6 2 (1.43%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.71%) Force.com
7 1 (0.71%) Office 365
7 1 (0.71%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.43%) Firewall
1 9 (6.43%) MPLS
2 8 (5.71%) DHCP
2 8 (5.71%) DNS
3 7 (5.00%) LAN
3 7 (5.00%) VPN
3 7 (5.00%) WAN
4 6 (4.29%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (3.57%) DWDM
5 5 (3.57%) Network Security
5 5 (3.57%) Sourcefire
6 4 (2.86%) LTE
6 4 (2.86%) NetScaler
6 4 (2.86%) SAN
6 4 (2.86%) VoIP
7 3 (2.14%) ATM
7 3 (2.14%) GSM
7 3 (2.14%) SDH
7 3 (2.14%) UMTS
7 3 (2.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.86%) NoSQL
3 10 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (4.29%) Geospatial Data
6 5 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (3.57%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.86%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.86%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.14%) Big Data
8 3 (2.14%) Data Lake
8 3 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.14%) GIS
8 3 (2.14%) HBase
8 3 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.43%) DB2
9 2 (1.43%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.71%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (10.71%) JUnit
2 8 (5.71%) Eclipse
3 7 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.00%) Maven
4 5 (3.57%) Ant
4 5 (3.57%) Gradle
5 4 (2.86%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.43%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.43%) git-flow
6 2 (1.43%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.43%) JIRA
6 2 (1.43%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.43%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.71%) Selenium
7 1 (0.71%) Subversion
7 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (13.57%) Finance
2 16 (11.43%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.43%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.86%) Marketing
5 3 (2.14%) Banking
5 3 (2.14%) Retail
6 2 (1.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.71%) Billing
7 1 (0.71%) Law
7 1 (0.71%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.00%) AngularJS
2 20 (14.29%) .NET
2 20 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 20 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 20 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 18 (12.86%) XML
4 16 (11.43%) Spring
5 14 (10.00%) XSLT
6 13 (9.29%) CSS
6 13 (9.29%) Web Services
7 10 (7.14%) Hibernate
7 10 (7.14%) HTML
8 7 (5.00%) Entity Framework
8 7 (5.00%) HTML5
9 6 (4.29%) J2EE
9 6 (4.29%) REST
9 6 (4.29%) SOAP
10 5 (3.57%) JDBC
10 5 (3.57%) JSON
10 5 (3.57%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.14%) Mobile App
2 13 (9.29%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (5.71%) Cloud Native
4 6 (4.29%) e-Learning
5 5 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.57%) SCADA
6 4 (2.86%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.14%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.14%) User Experience
8 2 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.71%) Clustering
9 1 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.71%) Fintech
9 1 (0.71%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.00%) Windows
2 15 (10.71%) Linux
3 13 (9.29%) Windows Server
3 13 (9.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (5.00%) CentOS
5 5 (3.57%) DC/OS
5 5 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.43%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.43%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.43%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.43%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.71%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (22.14%) Scrum
3 28 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 24 (17.14%) DevOps
5 19 (13.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (12.86%) MVC
7 16 (11.43%) Web Development
8 15 (10.71%) E-Commerce
8 15 (10.71%) IT Strategy
8 15 (10.71%) Software Engineering
9 14 (10.00%) Process Improvement
9 14 (10.00%) SDLC
9 14 (10.00%) TOGAF
10 13 (9.29%) ITIL
11 9 (6.43%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (6.43%) UML
11 9 (6.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (5.71%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 7 (5.00%) Analytics
13 7 (5.00%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 34 (24.29%) Java
2 23 (16.43%) C#
3 12 (8.57%) SQL
4 7 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.86%) C++
6 3 (2.14%) Java 8
7 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.71%) Python
8 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (22.86%) Degree
2 13 (9.29%) CCIE
2 13 (9.29%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (9.29%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.86%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.29%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.29%) PhD
5 5 (3.57%) CCIE Security
5 5 (3.57%) JNCIE
5 5 (3.57%) Master's Degree
6 3 (2.14%) AWS Certification
6 3 (2.14%) CCDE
6 3 (2.14%) JNCIP
7 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.43%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.71%) HP ASE
8 1 (0.71%) MCSE
8 1 (0.71%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.43%) PA-DSS
1 9 (6.43%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.86%) QA
4 3 (2.14%) SLA
5 2 (1.43%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (13.57%) Docker
2 11 (7.86%) Active Directory
3 9 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 7 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
4 7 (5.00%) vSphere
5 4 (2.86%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (7.14%) Kubernetes
1 10 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (6.43%) SCCM
2 9 (6.43%) SCOM
3 5 (3.57%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (2.86%) Terraform
5 2 (1.43%) Ansible
5 2 (1.43%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.43%) Nagios
5 2 (1.43%) Nessus
5 2 (1.43%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.43%) Nmap
5 2 (1.43%) Puppet
6 1 (0.71%) CASB
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 56 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.71%) Oracle
2 15 (10.71%) VMware
3 13 (9.29%) Cisco
4 9 (6.43%) Juniper
4 9 (6.43%) Red Hat
5 8 (5.71%) Apple
5 8 (5.71%) PayPal
5 8 (5.71%) WorldPay
6 7 (5.00%) NetApp
7 6 (4.29%) F5
8 5 (3.57%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.57%) CyberArk
8 5 (3.57%) Trend Micro
9 4 (2.86%) Citrix
9 4 (2.86%) CommVault
10 3 (2.14%) Palo Alto
10 3 (2.14%) Teradata
11 2 (1.43%) Brocade
11 2 (1.43%) Qualys