Period
to 19 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

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

Architect
England > South West
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 68 74
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 498 501 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.62% 4.79% 4.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.78% 4.92% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 423 413 361
South West median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
10th Percentile £47,020 £46,250 £46,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £71,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.11% +1.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10,415 10,185 10,850
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 97.29% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8,646 8,494 9,094
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,875 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in the South West

Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Architect in the South West

Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in the South West over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in the South West

Architect
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
Bristol +2 208 £74,000 +9.63% 29
Wiltshire -5 91 £57,500 -11.54% 14
Dorset +10 60 £65,000 +30.00% 3
Gloucestershire +15 58 £67,500 +1.89% 11
Somerset -40 23 £61,250 -12.50% 7
Devon +17 12 £39,235 -30.25% 3
Cornwall - 4 £65,000 -
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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 West region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 182 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (21.69%) TOGAF
3 102 (20.48%) Finance
3 102 (20.48%) Java
4 99 (19.88%) Microsoft
5 96 (19.28%) Amazon AWS
6 82 (16.47%) Windows
7 79 (15.86%) Analytical Skills
8 78 (15.66%) Security Cleared
9 73 (14.66%) Microsoft Azure
10 71 (14.26%) .NET
11 62 (12.45%) Data Modelling
11 62 (12.45%) Enterprise Architecture
12 61 (12.25%) Presales
13 60 (12.05%) Problem-Solving
14 59 (11.85%) SQL
15 56 (11.24%) SC Cleared
16 54 (10.84%) SOA
17 53 (10.64%) C#
18 47 (9.44%) Cisco
19 43 (8.63%) UML
19 43 (8.63%) Marketing
19 43 (8.63%) Waterfall
20 42 (8.43%) Oracle
20 42 (8.43%) Telecoms
21 41 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
21 41 (8.23%) Scrum
21 41 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
21 41 (8.23%) Technical Architecture
22 40 (8.03%) Data Architecture

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 19 (3.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (3.21%) Apache Spark
3 14 (2.81%) Apache
4 13 (2.61%) MS Exchange
5 12 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (1.81%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.41%) CMS
8 5 (1.00%) SAS
9 4 (0.80%) Confluence
10 3 (0.60%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.60%) Drupal
10 3 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.60%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.60%) IIS
11 2 (0.40%) Captiva
11 2 (0.40%) Documentum
11 2 (0.40%) JBoss
11 2 (0.40%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (2.61%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (1.81%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 12 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 96 (19.28%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (14.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (5.42%) SaaS
4 23 (4.62%) Office 365
5 13 (2.61%) IaaS
6 9 (1.81%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (1.81%) PaaS
7 7 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.00%) Serverless
9 4 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.40%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.20%) Amazon SageMaker
12 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.20%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.83%) WAN
2 24 (4.82%) Firewall
3 19 (3.82%) LAN
4 16 (3.21%) Intrusion Detection
5 14 (2.81%) Software-Defined Networking
6 12 (2.41%) Unified Communications
7 10 (2.01%) Wireless
8 9 (1.81%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (1.41%) WLAN
10 6 (1.20%) Wireless Security
11 5 (1.00%) SMS
12 4 (0.80%) Network Security
13 3 (0.60%) BGP
13 3 (0.60%) Cisco Wireless
13 3 (0.60%) Internet
13 3 (0.60%) OSPF
13 3 (0.60%) SAN
13 3 (0.60%) Skype
13 3 (0.60%) VPN
14 2 (0.40%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.63%) Big Data
2 36 (7.23%) SQL Server
3 28 (5.62%) Hadoop
4 17 (3.41%) NoSQL
5 15 (3.01%) IBM InfoSphere
6 14 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.81%) MySQL
8 7 (1.41%) Power BI
9 6 (1.20%) Data Lake
10 5 (1.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.00%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.80%) GIS
11 4 (0.80%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.60%) Apache Accumulo
12 3 (0.60%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.60%) Neo4j
12 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.41%) ERwin
2 6 (1.20%) Eclipse
3 5 (1.00%) JIRA
3 5 (1.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.40%) IntelliJ
4 2 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.40%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.20%) Ant
5 1 (0.20%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.20%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.20%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.20%) JUnit
5 1 (0.20%) Maven
5 1 (0.20%) Selenium
5 1 (0.20%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 102 (20.48%) Finance
2 43 (8.63%) Marketing
3 42 (8.43%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.41%) Retail
5 16 (3.21%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.81%) Electronics
7 13 (2.61%) Advertising
7 13 (2.61%) Banking
8 12 (2.41%) Military
9 6 (1.20%) Law
10 3 (0.60%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.40%) Automotive
11 2 (0.40%) Back Office
11 2 (0.40%) Legal
11 2 (0.40%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (14.26%) .NET
2 27 (5.42%) Web Services
3 24 (4.82%) Node.js
4 22 (4.42%) AngularJS
5 21 (4.22%) HTML
6 19 (3.82%) HTML5
6 19 (3.82%) React
7 17 (3.41%) KnockoutJS
8 16 (3.21%) J2EE
9 13 (2.61%) ASP.NET
10 11 (2.21%) REST
11 10 (2.01%) Middleware
12 9 (1.81%) Spring
12 9 (1.81%) XML
13 8 (1.61%) Hibernate
14 7 (1.41%) CSS
14 7 (1.41%) Kafka
15 6 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
16 5 (1.00%) RESTful
16 5 (1.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 79 (15.86%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (7.23%) Data Centre
3 35 (7.03%) User Experience
4 26 (5.22%) Virtual Team
5 24 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (3.21%) Hybrid Cloud
6 16 (3.21%) PKI
7 12 (2.41%) Blackberry
7 12 (2.41%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.21%) Clustering
9 9 (1.81%) Private Cloud
9 9 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (1.20%) Computer Science
12 6 (1.20%) EPoS
12 6 (1.20%) NHS
13 4 (0.80%) CESG
13 4 (0.80%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 82 (16.47%) Windows
2 40 (8.03%) Linux
3 28 (5.62%) Windows Server
4 15 (3.01%) Windows 10
5 14 (2.81%) Windows 7
6 12 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.41%) Android
8 6 (1.20%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.00%) Unix
10 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (21.69%) TOGAF
3 62 (12.45%) Data Modelling
3 62 (12.45%) Enterprise Architecture
4 61 (12.25%) Presales
5 60 (12.05%) Problem-Solving
6 54 (10.84%) SOA
7 43 (8.63%) UML
7 43 (8.63%) Waterfall
8 41 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
8 41 (8.23%) Scrum
8 41 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 41 (8.23%) Technical Architecture
9 40 (8.03%) Data Architecture
9 40 (8.03%) Open Source
10 39 (7.83%) ITIL
11 38 (7.63%) ArchiMate
11 38 (7.63%) Microservices
11 38 (7.63%) Project Management
12 36 (7.23%) Innovative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 102 (20.48%) Java
2 59 (11.85%) SQL
3 53 (10.64%) C#
4 34 (6.83%) JavaScript
5 21 (4.22%) PowerShell
6 20 (4.02%) Scala
7 18 (3.61%) C
8 17 (3.41%) Python
9 8 (1.61%) R
10 4 (0.80%) C++
10 4 (0.80%) Ruby
11 3 (0.60%) PHP
12 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.40%) Java 8
13 1 (0.20%) Groovy
13 1 (0.20%) Jython
13 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.20%) VBScript
13 1 (0.20%) X++
Qualifications
1 78 (15.66%) Security Cleared
2 56 (11.24%) SC Cleared
3 30 (6.02%) DV Cleared
4 29 (5.82%) Degree
5 26 (5.22%) TOGAF Certification
6 20 (4.02%) CISSP
7 11 (2.21%) CCNP
7 11 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.21%) CISM
8 10 (2.01%) CESG Certified Professional
9 9 (1.81%) CompTIA Security+
10 8 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (1.41%) SANS
12 6 (1.20%) CCIE
12 6 (1.20%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 4 (0.80%) CEH
13 4 (0.80%) CISA
13 4 (0.80%) GIAC
14 3 (0.60%) CCNA
14 3 (0.60%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.61%) GDPR
3 7 (1.41%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.41%) QA
4 6 (1.20%) RMADS
5 4 (0.80%) ISO 14001
5 4 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.60%) COBIT
6 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.60%) SLA
7 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 1 (0.20%) HL7
8 1 (0.20%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.20%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 39 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (4.82%) Virtual Desktop
3 16 (3.21%) Active Directory
4 14 (2.81%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.21%) vSphere
6 10 (2.01%) XenApp
7 3 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.40%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.20%) Docker
9 1 (0.20%) Firmware
9 1 (0.20%) HDFS
9 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.20%) KVM
9 1 (0.20%) QEMU
9 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (4.02%) SCCM
2 15 (3.01%) SCOM
3 13 (2.61%) vRealize
4 6 (1.20%) SCVMM
5 3 (0.60%) Ansible
5 3 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.60%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.60%) Puppet
6 2 (0.40%) Salt
6 2 (0.40%) Terraform
7 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.20%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.20%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.20%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 99 (19.88%) Microsoft
2 47 (9.44%) Cisco
3 42 (8.43%) Oracle
4 40 (8.03%) VMware
5 26 (5.22%) BT
5 26 (5.22%) Juniper
6 25 (5.02%) Citrix
7 22 (4.42%) F5
8 18 (3.61%) IBM
9 17 (3.41%) SAP
10 16 (3.21%) Google
11 14 (2.81%) HP
12 9 (1.81%) EMC
13 7 (1.41%) Riverbed
14 6 (1.20%) Hortonworks
14 6 (1.20%) Teradata
15 5 (1.00%) Capita
15 5 (1.00%) CheckPoint
15 5 (1.00%) Cloudera
16 4 (0.80%) Fortinet