Period
to 21 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 428 457 493
Rank change year-on-year +29 +36 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 109 81 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.37% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.29% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 65 57 102
South East median annual salary £67,500 £72,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.90% +11.54% -
10th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £46,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.53%

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 28,584 28,086 35,079
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.71% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 23,785 23,400 29,635
South East median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 September 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 September 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 51 £70,000 +1.82% 2
Thames Valley -8 30 £70,000 -6.67% 7
Berkshire -17 20 £75,000 - 6
East Sussex - 15 £50,000 -
Surrey +9 9 £88,750 +18.33% 5
Oxfordshire -3 9 £65,000 -13.33% 1
Kent +16 2 £57,500 -4.17%
Buckinghamshire +8 1 - -
Middlesex +6 1 £57,500 -
Senior Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 37 (33.94%) Microsoft
2 31 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (22.94%) Windows
4 22 (20.18%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (19.27%) Security Cleared
6 20 (18.35%) SC Cleared
6 20 (18.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (18.35%) Windows Server
7 19 (17.43%) SCCM
7 19 (17.43%) SCOM
8 18 (16.51%) VMware
8 18 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (15.60%) XML
9 17 (15.60%) C#
10 16 (14.68%) SQL Server
10 16 (14.68%) Finance
10 16 (14.68%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (14.68%) Cloud Native
11 15 (13.76%) Virtual Servers
11 15 (13.76%) AngularJS
11 15 (13.76%) vSphere
11 15 (13.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 14 (12.84%) MVC
12 14 (12.84%) .NET
12 14 (12.84%) XSLT
12 14 (12.84%) Active Directory
12 14 (12.84%) Machine Learning
12 14 (12.84%) Self-Motivation
13 13 (11.93%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (11.93%) Internet of Things

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 3 (2.75%) Apache
2 2 (1.83%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.92%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.92%) Confluence
3 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.92%) IIS
3 1 (0.92%) JBoss
3 1 (0.92%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Maximo
2 1 (0.92%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.18%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (14.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (9.17%) Office 365
3 10 (9.17%) PaaS
3 10 (9.17%) SaaS
4 9 (8.26%) IaaS
5 4 (3.67%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.83%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.92%) GitHub
7 1 (0.92%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.92%) Slack
7 1 (0.92%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.93%) Internet
2 8 (7.34%) DHCP
3 6 (5.50%) LAN
3 6 (5.50%) WAN
4 5 (4.59%) SMS
5 3 (2.75%) Firewall
5 3 (2.75%) Network Security
6 2 (1.83%) 4G
6 2 (1.83%) 5G
6 2 (1.83%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (1.83%) IPv6
6 2 (1.83%) MPLS
6 2 (1.83%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.83%) VSAN
6 2 (1.83%) Wireless
7 1 (0.92%) DAB
7 1 (0.92%) SAN
7 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.92%) VPN
7 1 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.68%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.09%) Geospatial Data
3 9 (8.26%) Big Data
4 6 (5.50%) GIS
4 6 (5.50%) Spatial Data
5 5 (4.59%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.67%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.75%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.83%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.92%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.92%) NewSQL
9 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.75%) Ant
2 3 (2.75%) Gradle
2 3 (2.75%) JUnit
3 2 (1.83%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.83%) Maven
4 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.92%) JIRA
4 1 (0.92%) Selenium
4 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.92%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (14.68%) Finance
2 9 (8.26%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.42%) Marketing
4 6 (5.50%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.75%) Advertising
5 3 (2.75%) Banking
5 3 (2.75%) Retail
6 2 (1.83%) Electronics
6 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.83%) French Language
6 2 (1.83%) German Language
6 2 (1.83%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.83%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (1.83%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.92%) Games
7 1 (0.92%) Law
7 1 (0.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.60%) XML
2 15 (13.76%) AngularJS
3 14 (12.84%) .NET
3 14 (12.84%) XSLT
4 13 (11.93%) .NET Framework
4 13 (11.93%) ASP.NET
4 13 (11.93%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (4.59%) REST
6 4 (3.67%) SOAP
6 4 (3.67%) Web Services
7 3 (2.75%) CSS
7 3 (2.75%) J2EE
7 3 (2.75%) JDBC
7 3 (2.75%) Spring
8 2 (1.83%) JAXP
8 2 (1.83%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.92%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.92%) JSON
9 1 (0.92%) Middleware
9 1 (0.92%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.68%) Cloud Native
2 14 (12.84%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (11.93%) Internet of Things
4 9 (8.26%) Public Cloud
5 8 (7.34%) Data Centre
6 7 (6.42%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.67%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.75%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.92%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.92%) Fintech
10 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.92%) SCADA
10 1 (0.92%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.94%) Windows
2 20 (18.35%) Windows Server
2 20 (18.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (5.50%) Linux
4 4 (3.67%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.83%) CentOS
5 2 (1.83%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.92%) DC/OS
6 1 (0.92%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.84%) Machine Learning
2 14 (12.84%) MVC
3 13 (11.93%) Remote Sensing
3 13 (11.93%) Software Engineering
3 13 (11.93%) TOGAF
4 11 (10.09%) IT Strategy
5 9 (8.26%) Migration
6 8 (7.34%) DevOps
7 7 (6.42%) Collaborative Working
7 7 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (5.50%) Customer-Centricity
8 6 (5.50%) E-Commerce
8 6 (5.50%) Scrum
9 5 (4.59%) Data Management
9 5 (4.59%) Data Modelling
9 5 (4.59%) Programme Management
9 5 (4.59%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.59%) UML
9 5 (4.59%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.60%) C#
2 11 (10.09%) Java
3 5 (4.59%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.75%) Python
5 2 (1.83%) C
5 2 (1.83%) C++
5 2 (1.83%) Java 8
5 2 (1.83%) Ruby
6 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.92%) Korn
6 1 (0.92%) PHP
6 1 (0.92%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (19.27%) Security Cleared
2 20 (18.35%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.09%) Degree
4 7 (6.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (3.67%) CISA
5 4 (3.67%) CISM
5 4 (3.67%) CISSP
5 4 (3.67%) CRISC
5 4 (3.67%) GIAC
5 4 (3.67%) SANS
6 3 (2.75%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.75%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.83%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.92%) CCIE Security
8 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.92%) HP ASE
8 1 (0.92%) MCSE
8 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.92%) NCIE
8 1 (0.92%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) PA-DSS
1 5 (4.59%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.83%) GDPR
3 1 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.92%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (13.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 15 (13.76%) Virtual Servers
2 15 (13.76%) vSphere
3 14 (12.84%) Active Directory
4 7 (6.42%) Docker
5 3 (2.75%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.83%) Ceph
7 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (17.43%) SCCM
1 19 (17.43%) SCOM
2 4 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.75%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.83%) Ansible
4 2 (1.83%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.83%) Puppet
5 1 (0.92%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.92%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.92%) Nagios
5 1 (0.92%) Nessus
5 1 (0.92%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.92%) Nmap
Vendors
1 37 (33.94%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.51%) VMware
3 8 (7.34%) Oracle
4 6 (5.50%) ESRI
4 6 (5.50%) SAP
5 5 (4.59%) Cisco
5 5 (4.59%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.59%) Splunk
6 4 (3.67%) CA
6 4 (3.67%) Huawei
6 4 (3.67%) NetApp
7 3 (2.75%) Dell
7 3 (2.75%) EMC
7 3 (2.75%) F5
7 3 (2.75%) McAfee
7 3 (2.75%) MuleSoft
7 3 (2.75%) Remedy
8 2 (1.83%) Apple
8 2 (1.83%) PayPal
8 2 (1.83%) WorldPay