Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 123 66
Rank change year-on-year +75 -57 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 534 284 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.48% 2.81% 4.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.70% 2.89% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 447 251 392
South West median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% - +10.17%
10th Percentile £52,500 £42,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

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 9,373 9,834 10,160
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 97.15% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7,497 8,129 8,549
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +52 229 £70,000 +7.69% 48
Wiltshire +39 145 £65,000 - 29
Gloucestershire +49 53 £72,500 +7.41% 10
Dorset +25 41 £58,750 -18.97% 5
Somerset +4 25 £70,000 +20.17% 14
Devon -4 8 £64,250 +39.41% 3
Cornwall +13 5 £50,000 -33.33% 1
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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.

1 156 (29.21%) Amazon AWS
2 154 (28.84%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (23.22%) Microsoft
3 124 (23.22%) Security Cleared
4 123 (23.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 100 (18.73%) Finance
6 94 (17.60%) TOGAF
7 87 (16.29%) Java
8 83 (15.54%) Technical Architecture
9 75 (14.04%) Enterprise Architecture
10 71 (13.30%) Marketing
10 71 (13.30%) SC Cleared
11 70 (13.11%) Presales
12 66 (12.36%) Hybrid Cloud
13 64 (11.99%) VMware
14 61 (11.42%) Scrum
15 59 (11.05%) Business Intelligence
16 57 (10.67%) Data Protection
17 55 (10.30%) Telecoms
18 54 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
19 52 (9.74%) Windows
20 51 (9.55%) Linux
20 51 (9.55%) SQL
21 49 (9.18%) Big Data
22 47 (8.80%) Cybersecurity
23 45 (8.43%) Public Cloud
24 44 (8.24%) Microservices
24 44 (8.24%) DV Cleared
24 44 (8.24%) Degree
24 44 (8.24%) Google

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 15 (2.81%) Apache Spark
2 13 (2.43%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (1.12%) Confluence
4 6 (1.12%) JBoss
5 5 (0.94%) Apache
6 4 (0.75%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.37%) Mule
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.19%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.19%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.19%) Captiva
8 1 (0.19%) CMS
8 1 (0.19%) Documentum
8 1 (0.19%) Drupal
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.19%) SAS
8 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (4.12%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.37%) Revit
4 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 8 (1.50%) Teamcenter
2 3 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 156 (29.21%) Amazon AWS
2 123 (23.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (8.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 29 (5.43%) SaaS
5 26 (4.87%) PaaS
6 24 (4.49%) IaaS
7 18 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (3.00%) Serverless
9 13 (2.43%) GitHub
10 12 (2.25%) Office 365
11 11 (2.06%) Azure Functions
12 10 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
13 9 (1.69%) Amazon S3
13 9 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
14 8 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
16 4 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
17 3 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
18 2 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
19 1 (0.19%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.24%) WAN
2 26 (4.87%) VSAN
3 22 (4.12%) Software-Defined Networking
4 21 (3.93%) Firewall
5 16 (3.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 16 (3.00%) LAN
6 12 (2.25%) TCP/IP
6 12 (2.25%) Unified Communications
7 10 (1.87%) DHCP
7 10 (1.87%) DNS
8 6 (1.12%) Wireless
9 5 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.75%) Bluetooth
10 4 (0.75%) ZigBee
11 3 (0.56%) Network Security
11 3 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (0.37%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.37%) Modbus
12 2 (0.37%) MQTT
12 2 (0.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (9.18%) Big Data
2 36 (6.74%) Hadoop
3 28 (5.24%) SQL Server
4 24 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (4.31%) MySQL
6 20 (3.75%) Data Lake
7 15 (2.81%) RDBMS
7 15 (2.81%) Relational Database
8 13 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (2.25%) Amazon Redshift
9 12 (2.25%) BigQuery
9 12 (2.25%) NoSQL
9 12 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (2.25%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (1.50%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (4.12%) Git (software)
2 17 (3.18%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.25%) Visual Studio
4 11 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (1.50%) JIRA
6 6 (1.12%) ERwin
7 4 (0.75%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.37%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.37%) Hudson
8 2 (0.37%) JUnit
8 2 (0.37%) Selenium
8 2 (0.37%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.19%) git-flow
9 1 (0.19%) GitLab
9 1 (0.19%) JMeter
9 1 (0.19%) Maven
9 1 (0.19%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.19%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 100 (18.73%) Finance
2 71 (13.30%) Marketing
3 55 (10.30%) Telecoms
4 42 (7.87%) Electronics
4 42 (7.87%) Manufacturing
5 18 (3.37%) Law
6 12 (2.25%) Aerospace
6 12 (2.25%) Retail
7 8 (1.50%) Military
8 5 (0.94%) Billing
9 4 (0.75%) Back Office
10 3 (0.56%) Publishing
11 2 (0.37%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
12 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (7.68%) .NET
2 29 (5.43%) AngularJS
2 29 (5.43%) HTML
3 27 (5.06%) HTML5
4 25 (4.68%) Node.js
4 25 (4.68%) XML
5 24 (4.49%) Web Services
6 17 (3.18%) React
7 15 (2.81%) KnockoutJS
8 14 (2.62%) CSS
9 13 (2.43%) REST
10 12 (2.25%) Middleware
11 10 (1.87%) RESTful
11 10 (1.87%) Spring
12 9 (1.69%) ASP.NET
12 9 (1.69%) CSS3
12 9 (1.69%) J2EE
12 9 (1.69%) Laravel
12 9 (1.69%) Symfony
12 9 (1.69%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.36%) Hybrid Cloud
2 45 (8.43%) Public Cloud
3 37 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.18%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.00%) User Experience
6 15 (2.81%) Blackberry
6 15 (2.81%) Data Centre
7 14 (2.62%) Virtual Team
8 12 (2.25%) Clustering
9 9 (1.69%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (1.50%) CESG
11 7 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.12%) NHS
13 5 (0.94%) Contactless
13 5 (0.94%) EMV
13 5 (0.94%) PMI
13 5 (0.94%) Smartcard
14 4 (0.75%) EPoS
14 4 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 52 (9.74%) Windows
2 51 (9.55%) Linux
3 26 (4.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (4.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (3.00%) Windows 10
5 14 (2.62%) CentOS
6 13 (2.43%) Windows 7
6 13 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (2.25%) Ubuntu
7 12 (2.25%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.31%) Android
9 3 (0.56%) Unix
10 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (28.84%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (17.60%) TOGAF
3 83 (15.54%) Technical Architecture
4 75 (14.04%) Enterprise Architecture
5 70 (13.11%) Presales
6 61 (11.42%) Scrum
7 59 (11.05%) Business Intelligence
8 57 (10.67%) Data Protection
9 47 (8.80%) Cybersecurity
10 44 (8.24%) Microservices
11 43 (8.05%) DevOps
11 43 (8.05%) Mentoring
12 41 (7.68%) Analytics
13 40 (7.49%) MODAF
13 40 (7.49%) Problem-Solving
14 38 (7.12%) Digital Marketing
14 38 (7.12%) Programme Management
14 38 (7.12%) Security Monitoring
15 37 (6.93%) UML
16 36 (6.74%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 87 (16.29%) Java
2 51 (9.55%) SQL
3 43 (8.05%) C#
4 42 (7.87%) C
5 27 (5.06%) PowerShell
6 25 (4.68%) JavaScript
7 21 (3.93%) Python
8 17 (3.18%) C++
9 12 (2.25%) PHP
9 12 (2.25%) Scala
10 9 (1.69%) PHP 7
11 7 (1.31%) VB
12 3 (0.56%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.37%) Java 8
14 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.19%) R
14 1 (0.19%) Ruby
14 1 (0.19%) X++
Qualifications
1 124 (23.22%) Security Cleared
2 71 (13.30%) SC Cleared
3 44 (8.24%) Degree
3 44 (8.24%) DV Cleared
4 38 (7.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (6.93%) MCSE
6 34 (6.37%) MCSA
7 25 (4.68%) AWS Certification
8 24 (4.49%) CESG Certified Professional
9 21 (3.93%) CISSP
10 18 (3.37%) TOGAF Certification
11 13 (2.43%) MCITP
11 13 (2.43%) RHCE
11 13 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (2.06%) CompTIA Security+
13 9 (1.69%) CISM
14 5 (0.94%) HND
14 5 (0.94%) IIBA
14 5 (0.94%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (2.25%) RMADS
3 9 (1.69%) GDPR
4 8 (1.50%) HMG Infosec
4 8 (1.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 8 (1.50%) JSP 440
4 8 (1.50%) QA
5 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.37%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.37%) PMO
7 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.19%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 54 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (7.68%) Virtual Desktop
3 34 (6.37%) Docker
4 29 (5.43%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.56%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.56%) XenApp
6 3 (0.56%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.37%) Firmware
8 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 38 (7.12%) vRealize
2 17 (3.18%) Ansible
3 16 (3.00%) SCCM
4 14 (2.62%) SCOM
5 10 (1.87%) Kubernetes
6 6 (1.12%) SCVMM
7 5 (0.94%) Terraform
8 3 (0.56%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.56%) SCDPM
8 3 (0.56%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.56%) SCSM
9 2 (0.37%) Puppet
10 1 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.19%) Packer
10 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 124 (23.22%) Microsoft
2 64 (11.99%) VMware
3 44 (8.24%) Google
4 41 (7.68%) SAP
5 26 (4.87%) Red Hat
6 25 (4.68%) Cisco
7 21 (3.93%) Oracle
8 14 (2.62%) Teradata
9 12 (2.25%) BT
10 9 (1.69%) Zend
11 8 (1.50%) Citrix
12 7 (1.31%) Informatica
13 4 (0.75%) Cognos
13 4 (0.75%) Talend
14 3 (0.56%) Atlassian
14 3 (0.56%) IBM
14 3 (0.56%) MobileIron
15 2 (0.37%) CA
15 2 (0.37%) Juniper
15 2 (0.37%) Remedy