The median annual salary for a Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
England / South West
Rank 53 71 49
Rank change year-on-year +18 -22  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 273 237 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.43% 4.03% 5.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.62% 4.17% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 226 170 228
Median salary £65,000 £64,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.77% +17.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4855 5684 5853
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.72% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4048 4697 4899
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 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
Bristol +27 122 £65,000 +8.33% 7
Wiltshire +24 40 £65,000 +11.33% 3
Somerset +6 40 £62,500 -3.84% 2
Gloucestershire -1 30 £65,000 - 1
Dorset +4 17 £47,500 -26.92%
Devon +3 3 - - 1
Architect
England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 West region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 152 (30.71%) Finance
2 149 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (25.05%) TOGAF
4 101 (20.40%) .NET
5 84 (16.97%) Java
6 80 (16.16%) Microsoft
7 71 (14.34%) Security Cleared
7 71 (14.34%) Amazon AWS
8 68 (13.74%) SOA
8 68 (13.74%) ITIL
9 65 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 64 (12.93%) Business Intelligence
11 59 (11.92%) Retail
12 58 (11.72%) Mentoring
13 55 (11.11%) Big Data
13 55 (11.11%) SQL
13 55 (11.11%) Service Management
14 53 (10.71%) Scrum
14 53 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
14 53 (10.71%) SC Cleared
15 51 (10.30%) SQL Server
15 51 (10.30%) UML
16 50 (10.10%) C#
16 50 (10.10%) SAP
17 49 (9.90%) MODAF
17 49 (9.90%) IT Strategy
18 46 (9.29%) DV Cleared
18 46 (9.29%) Management Information System
19 44 (8.89%) SaaS
20 43 (8.69%) Oracle

Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 17 (3.43%) JBoss
2 12 (2.42%) Mule
3 11 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.02%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.62%) Apache
5 8 (1.62%) Apache Pig
5 8 (1.62%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.41%) IIS
7 6 (1.21%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.21%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.81%) CMS
10 3 (0.61%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.40%) Confluence
11 2 (0.40%) Documentum
11 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.40%) SAS
11 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 28 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.61%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.61%) MS Office
5 2 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.40%) CATIA
5 2 (0.40%) InDesign
5 2 (0.40%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.40%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.20%) Autodesk Inventor
6 1 (0.20%) InVision
6 1 (0.20%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 14 (2.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (2.42%) SAP CRM
3 8 (1.62%) Unit4 Business World
4 7 (1.41%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.81%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.40%) ENOVIA
6 2 (0.40%) Maximo
7 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.20%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.20%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.20%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 71 (14.34%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (8.89%) SaaS
3 35 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (3.43%) PaaS
5 13 (2.63%) IaaS
6 11 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.81%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.61%) Office 365
10 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.20%) GitHub
10 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.43%) DNS
2 16 (3.23%) DHCP
3 11 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.82%) VPN
5 8 (1.62%) SAN
6 7 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (1.21%) Firewall
8 5 (1.01%) Internet
9 4 (0.81%) Junos
9 4 (0.81%) WAN
10 3 (0.61%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.61%) HTTP
10 3 (0.61%) MPLS
10 3 (0.61%) Network Security
11 2 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.40%) LAN
11 2 (0.40%) NFC
11 2 (0.40%) RFID
11 2 (0.40%) SSL
11 2 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (11.11%) Big Data
2 51 (10.30%) SQL Server
3 30 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (4.65%) Hadoop
4 23 (4.65%) NoSQL
5 15 (3.03%) MongoDB
6 12 (2.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 12 (2.42%) Amazon Redshift
6 12 (2.42%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (2.02%) MySQL
9 9 (1.82%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.41%) Apache Hive
10 7 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.21%) Power BI
12 5 (1.01%) DB2
13 4 (0.81%) GIS
13 4 (0.81%) Impala
13 4 (0.81%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.21%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.81%) JIRA
4 3 (0.61%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.40%) AccuRev
5 2 (0.40%) Ant
5 2 (0.40%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.40%) Gradle
5 2 (0.40%) Jasmine
5 2 (0.40%) Maven
5 2 (0.40%) NUnit
5 2 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.20%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 152 (30.71%) Finance
2 59 (11.92%) Retail
3 42 (8.48%) Manufacturing
4 41 (8.28%) Banking
5 29 (5.86%) Telecoms
6 21 (4.24%) Electronics
7 17 (3.43%) Marketing
8 12 (2.42%) Publishing
9 9 (1.82%) Aerospace
10 7 (1.41%) Advertising
11 6 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (1.01%) Local Government
13 3 (0.61%) Back Office
13 3 (0.61%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.40%) Law
15 1 (0.20%) Automotive
15 1 (0.20%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (20.40%) .NET
2 35 (7.07%) Web Services
3 22 (4.44%) Middleware
4 17 (3.43%) HTML
4 17 (3.43%) SOAP
5 15 (3.03%) .NET Framework
5 15 (3.03%) ASP.NET
5 15 (3.03%) REST
5 15 (3.03%) WCF
6 14 (2.83%) AngularJS
6 14 (2.83%) Spring
7 12 (2.42%) CSS
7 12 (2.42%) J2EE
8 10 (2.02%) Apache Camel
8 10 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (2.02%) Spring MVC
9 7 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (1.41%) Node.js
10 6 (1.21%) React
10 6 (1.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.29%) Management Information System
2 34 (6.87%) Data Centre
3 30 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (5.05%) Public Cloud
5 24 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (3.64%) N-Tier
7 13 (2.63%) Mobile App
8 12 (2.42%) EPoS
9 11 (2.22%) Computer Science
9 11 (2.22%) User Experience
10 10 (2.02%) DataPower
11 8 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.21%) CESG
12 6 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (1.01%) CMDB
13 5 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (1.01%) SCADA
14 4 (0.81%) CESG CLAS
14 4 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (0.81%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 34 (6.87%) Windows
2 26 (5.25%) Linux
3 19 (3.84%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.21%) Android
5 6 (1.21%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.40%) OpenVMS
7 2 (0.40%) Solaris
7 2 (0.40%) Unix
8 1 (0.20%) CentOS
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (25.05%) TOGAF
3 68 (13.74%) ITIL
3 68 (13.74%) SOA
4 65 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 64 (12.93%) Business Intelligence
6 58 (11.72%) Mentoring
7 55 (11.11%) Service Management
8 53 (10.71%) Scrum
8 53 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
9 51 (10.30%) UML
10 49 (9.90%) IT Strategy
10 49 (9.90%) MODAF
11 41 (8.28%) Presales
12 39 (7.88%) PRINCE2
13 38 (7.68%) Zachman Framework
14 33 (6.67%) CRM
15 32 (6.46%) Data Modelling
15 32 (6.46%) E-Commerce
16 31 (6.26%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (16.97%) Java
2 55 (11.11%) SQL
3 50 (10.10%) C#
4 22 (4.44%) Python
5 20 (4.04%) JavaScript
6 17 (3.43%) C
7 9 (1.82%) PHP
8 8 (1.62%) RPG
9 5 (1.01%) C++
10 3 (0.61%) VB
11 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.40%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.40%) Ruby
11 2 (0.40%) Scala
12 1 (0.20%) Perl
12 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.20%) VBA
12 1 (0.20%) VBScript
12 1 (0.20%) VC++
Qualifications
1 71 (14.34%) Security Cleared
2 53 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 46 (9.29%) DV Cleared
4 36 (7.27%) Degree
5 17 (3.43%) CISSP
6 16 (3.23%) GIAC
7 15 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (2.83%) CCNA
9 13 (2.63%) CEH
9 13 (2.63%) CISA
10 12 (2.42%) CISM
10 12 (2.42%) SANS
11 9 (1.82%) MCSE
11 9 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (1.41%) ISEB
13 6 (1.21%) EMC Certification
13 6 (1.21%) PMI Certification
13 6 (1.21%) PMP
14 5 (1.01%) CCIE
15 4 (0.81%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.25%) QA
2 16 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.83%) COBIT
4 13 (2.63%) RMADS
5 12 (2.42%) PCI DSS
6 11 (2.22%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.81%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.61%) vSphere
6 2 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.20%) HDFS
7 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (1.21%) AirWatch
1 6 (1.21%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 5 (1.01%) SCVMM
3 4 (0.81%) Puppet
3 4 (0.81%) SCCM
4 3 (0.61%) Ansible
4 3 (0.61%) SCOM
5 2 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.20%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.20%) MOM
6 1 (0.20%) Nagios
6 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 80 (16.16%) Microsoft
2 50 (10.10%) SAP
3 43 (8.69%) Oracle
4 41 (8.28%) VMware
5 30 (6.06%) Cisco
6 22 (4.44%) IBM
7 20 (4.04%) hybris
8 18 (3.64%) Adobe
8 18 (3.64%) EMC
9 15 (3.03%) Citrix
10 13 (2.63%) Software AG
11 11 (2.22%) Juniper
11 11 (2.22%) NetApp
12 10 (2.02%) TIBCO
13 8 (1.62%) HP
13 8 (1.62%) Infor
14 6 (1.21%) CheckPoint
14 6 (1.21%) Cloudera
14 6 (1.21%) Unisys
15 5 (1.01%) BMC
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