Architect Jobs in the South West

Architect
England > South West

The median Architect salary in the South West is £75,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 19 April 2024.

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

6 months to
19 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 36 32 63
Rank change year-on-year -4 +31 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 499 544 394
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 5.53% 7.59% 4.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.75% 8.49% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 249 182 216
10th Percentile £55,000 £48,847 £51,250
25th Percentile £62,500 £56,219 £61,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +15.38%
75th Percentile £91,250 £95,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £104,750 £93,750
England median annual salary £80,000 £85,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South West

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.

Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 8,673 6,404 7,626
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.11% 89.37% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6,398 3,970 5,138
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.91% +3.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £54,000 £60,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.74% +0.83% +9.09%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Architect in the South West.

Salary trend for Architect in the South West

Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Architect in the South West over the 6 months to 19 April 2024.

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 April 2024. 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
Jobs
Bristol +4 271 £79,632 +6.18% 50
Wiltshire +8 122 £72,500 +0.03% 8
Gloucestershire -63 42 £70,000 -22.22% 7
Dorset -11 19 £91,250 +17.74% 4
Somerset 0 14 £50,293 -39.83% 5
Devon -21 14 £71,840 +51.18% 4
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 2024, Architect job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 211 (42.28%) Security Cleared
2 148 (29.66%) TOGAF
3 147 (29.46%) Agile
4 137 (27.45%) Actionable Insight
5 136 (27.25%) Azure
6 125 (25.05%) AWS
7 107 (21.44%) Roadmaps
8 105 (21.04%) Microsoft
9 101 (20.24%) Social Skills
10 91 (18.24%) Finance
11 89 (17.84%) SC Cleared
12 81 (16.23%) DevOps
13 80 (16.03%) ArchiMate
14 79 (15.83%) Enterprise Architecture
15 76 (15.23%) Validation
16 67 (13.43%) Migration
17 63 (12.63%) DV Cleared
17 63 (12.63%) Cloud Native
17 63 (12.63%) Business Case
18 62 (12.42%) Degree
19 61 (12.22%) Microservices
20 59 (11.82%) Model Validation
21 58 (11.62%) Technical Leadership
21 58 (11.62%) Technical Architecture
22 57 (11.42%) Microsoft 365
23 53 (10.62%) TOGAF Certification
24 51 (10.22%) Problem-Solving
24 51 (10.22%) Requirements Management
25 50 (10.02%) Collaborative Working
26 48 (9.62%) Analytics

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (0.80%) ArcGIS
1 4 (0.80%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Exchange
2 2 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (0.40%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.20%) Anypoint
3 1 (0.20%) CMS
3 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Simulink
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.20%) Revit
Business Applications
1 38 (7.62%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 7 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.20%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 136 (27.25%) Azure
2 125 (25.05%) AWS
3 57 (11.42%) Microsoft 365
4 37 (7.41%) Azure DevOps
4 37 (7.41%) GCP
5 34 (6.81%) PaaS
6 33 (6.61%) IaaS
7 32 (6.41%) SaaS
8 18 (3.61%) AWS CloudFormation
9 17 (3.41%) Dynamics 365
9 17 (3.41%) Power Platform
10 12 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (2.00%) OCI
12 6 (1.20%) Azure Service Bus
12 6 (1.20%) PowerApps
12 6 (1.20%) Serverless
13 5 (1.00%) Azure Stack
14 4 (0.80%) Amazon EKS
14 4 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.80%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.21%) VSAT
2 22 (4.41%) DNS
2 22 (4.41%) TCP/IP
3 18 (3.61%) DHCP
3 18 (3.61%) HTTP
4 7 (1.40%) Firewall
4 7 (1.40%) Software-Defined Networking
5 6 (1.20%) SSL
6 4 (0.80%) BGP
6 4 (0.80%) VoIP
7 3 (0.60%) Broadband
7 3 (0.60%) PBX
7 3 (0.60%) Tactical Data Link
8 2 (0.40%) Network Security
8 2 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.20%) RTP
9 1 (0.20%) TETRA
9 1 (0.20%) WAN
9 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.41%) Big Data
2 16 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.20%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.80%) Data Lake
4 9 (1.80%) NoSQL
5 8 (1.60%) BigQuery
5 8 (1.60%) Looker
6 7 (1.40%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.00%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.80%) Geospatial Data
8 4 (0.80%) GIS
8 4 (0.80%) Metadata
8 4 (0.80%) SQL Server
9 3 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.60%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.60%) MySQL
10 1 (0.20%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Cucumber
1 3 (0.60%) Git
1 3 (0.60%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.60%) JUnit
1 3 (0.60%) Maven
2 2 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
General
1 101 (20.24%) Social Skills
2 91 (18.24%) Finance
3 36 (7.21%) Aerospace
3 36 (7.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 35 (7.01%) Presentation Skills
5 31 (6.21%) Banking
6 25 (5.01%) Retail
7 22 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (3.81%) Influencing Skills
9 18 (3.61%) Public Sector
9 18 (3.61%) Telecoms
10 15 (3.01%) Marketing
11 11 (2.20%) Financial Institution
12 9 (1.80%) Legal
12 9 (1.80%) Military
13 8 (1.60%) Law
14 7 (1.40%) Manufacturing
15 6 (1.20%) Investment Banking
16 5 (1.00%) Electronics
17 3 (0.60%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (8.42%) .NET
2 22 (4.41%) OpenID
3 21 (4.21%) HTML
4 18 (3.61%) SAML
5 14 (2.81%) Spring Boot
6 9 (1.80%) Kafka
7 7 (1.40%) AngularJS
8 6 (1.20%) Middleware
9 5 (1.00%) Spring
10 4 (0.80%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (0.60%) CSS
11 3 (0.60%) Hibernate
11 3 (0.60%) Java SE
11 3 (0.60%) JPA
11 3 (0.60%) OpenAPI
11 3 (0.60%) Playwright
11 3 (0.60%) REST
11 3 (0.60%) Swagger
11 3 (0.60%) YAML
12 2 (0.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (12.63%) Cloud Native
2 42 (8.42%) Public Cloud
3 23 (4.61%) Management Information System
4 19 (3.81%) Hybrid Cloud
5 18 (3.61%) Cyberattack
6 17 (3.41%) Taxonomies
7 12 (2.40%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (2.20%) Enterprise Cloud
8 11 (2.20%) Product Ownership
9 9 (1.80%) Blockchain
10 7 (1.40%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.40%) PKI
11 6 (1.20%) CCTV
11 6 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.20%) Renewable Energy
12 5 (1.00%) Robotics
13 4 (0.80%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.60%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.60%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 32 (6.41%) Linux
2 7 (1.40%) Windows
3 5 (1.00%) Unix
4 4 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.20%) CentOS
5 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (29.66%) TOGAF
2 147 (29.46%) Agile
3 137 (27.45%) Actionable Insight
4 107 (21.44%) Roadmaps
5 81 (16.23%) DevOps
6 80 (16.03%) ArchiMate
7 79 (15.83%) Enterprise Architecture
8 76 (15.23%) Validation
9 67 (13.43%) Migration
10 63 (12.63%) Business Case
11 61 (12.22%) Microservices
12 59 (11.82%) Model Validation
13 58 (11.62%) Technical Architecture
13 58 (11.62%) Technical Leadership
14 51 (10.22%) Problem-Solving
14 51 (10.22%) Requirements Management
15 50 (10.02%) Collaborative Working
16 48 (9.62%) Analytics
17 46 (9.22%) Business Strategy
18 44 (8.82%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 35 (7.01%) Python
2 18 (3.61%) Java
3 10 (2.00%) C
3 10 (2.00%) SQL
4 8 (1.60%) Ruby
5 7 (1.40%) C++
6 6 (1.20%) Bash
6 6 (1.20%) C#
6 6 (1.20%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.20%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.20%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.60%) Bicep
7 3 (0.60%) MATLAB
7 3 (0.60%) PHP
8 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 211 (42.28%) Security Cleared
2 89 (17.84%) SC Cleared
3 63 (12.63%) DV Cleared
4 62 (12.42%) Degree
5 53 (10.62%) TOGAF Certification
6 42 (8.42%) BPSS Clearance
7 26 (5.21%) AWS Certification
8 22 (4.41%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
8 22 (4.41%) CISSP
9 15 (3.01%) CISM
10 11 (2.20%) CISA
11 10 (2.00%) CRISC
11 10 (2.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 10 (2.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 9 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (1.60%) Azure Certification
14 5 (1.00%) CCSP
14 5 (1.00%) CEH
14 5 (1.00%) ISSAP
15 4 (0.80%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (2.40%) Data Quality
3 11 (2.20%) GDPR
4 6 (1.20%) NIST
4 6 (1.20%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.60%) COBIT
6 3 (0.60%) HMG Infosec
6 3 (0.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.60%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.60%) RMADS
7 2 (0.40%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.40%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.40%) NCSC
7 2 (0.40%) QA
8 1 (0.20%) Accessibility
8 1 (0.20%) GRC
8 1 (0.20%) SOC 2
System Software
1 13 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.20%) Docker
3 5 (1.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.40%) Firmware
5 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.40%) vSphere
6 1 (0.20%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 36 (7.21%) Terraform
2 33 (6.61%) Kubernetes
3 17 (3.41%) Ansible
4 16 (3.21%) Puppet
5 3 (0.60%) HP Fortify
5 3 (0.60%) OpenView
6 2 (0.40%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 105 (21.04%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.62%) Sparx
3 33 (6.61%) Google
4 23 (4.61%) Oracle
5 17 (3.41%) VMware
6 11 (2.20%) Salesforce
7 6 (1.20%) PagerDuty
8 5 (1.00%) Cisco
8 5 (1.00%) Pega
9 4 (0.80%) ESRI
9 4 (0.80%) SAP
10 3 (0.60%) Adobe
10 3 (0.60%) HP
10 3 (0.60%) Remedy
10 3 (0.60%) Ribbon
10 3 (0.60%) Riverbed
10 3 (0.60%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.60%) Splunk
10 3 (0.60%) Twitter
10 3 (0.60%) Veracode