The median annual salary for an Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 58 65
Rank change year-on-year -16 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 218 237 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.17% 4.51% 4.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% 4.62% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 179 175 182
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £47,150
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.05% +0.76%  

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 5067 5129 5828
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.99% 97.64% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4214 4347 4914
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Somerset +40 74 £70,000 - 2
Bristol -43 58 £70,000 +7.69% 11
Wiltshire +6 36 £55,000 -21.42% 9
Gloucestershire -9 23 £67,500 -6.89% 8
Devon +7 8 £60,000 +46.34%
Dorset -27 7 £55,000 -21.42% 2
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 144 (29.21%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (25.56%) Finance
3 115 (23.33%) TOGAF
4 112 (22.72%) Microsoft
5 109 (22.11%) Amazon AWS
6 91 (18.46%) Microsoft Azure
7 85 (17.24%) Presales
8 78 (15.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 76 (15.42%) Security Cleared
10 74 (15.01%) Mentoring
11 65 (13.18%) Java
12 60 (12.17%) .NET
13 58 (11.76%) UML
13 58 (11.76%) SOA
14 57 (11.56%) Scrum
15 56 (11.36%) SC Cleared
16 55 (11.16%) Degree
16 55 (11.16%) Public Cloud
16 55 (11.16%) Business Intelligence
16 55 (11.16%) SAP
17 53 (10.75%) Technical Architecture
18 48 (9.74%) Windows
18 48 (9.74%) IT Strategy
19 47 (9.53%) Web Services
20 46 (9.33%) C#
21 45 (9.13%) SQL
21 45 (9.13%) SQL Server
21 45 (9.13%) ITIL
21 45 (9.13%) DV Cleared
22 41 (8.32%) Customer Requirements

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 14 (2.84%) WebSphere
2 13 (2.64%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.43%) Mule
3 12 (2.43%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.62%) Jetty
5 7 (1.42%) JBoss
6 5 (1.01%) Apache Pig
6 5 (1.01%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.61%) CMS
9 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.20%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.20%) Apache
10 1 (0.20%) DNN
Applications
1 6 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.20%) InDesign
4 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (4.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.62%) SAP CRM
3 5 (1.01%) SAP Hybris
4 4 (0.81%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.61%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.20%) Maximo
6 1 (0.20%) Pega PRPC
6 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.20%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.20%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 109 (22.11%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (18.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (5.07%) SaaS
4 10 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (1.83%) PaaS
6 8 (1.62%) Office 365
7 5 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.01%) IaaS
8 4 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.81%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.64%) TCP/IP
2 12 (2.43%) DNS
3 11 (2.23%) DHCP
4 9 (1.83%) Wireless
5 6 (1.22%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (1.22%) Software-Defined Networking
6 5 (1.01%) Skype
7 4 (0.81%) Internet
7 4 (0.81%) NFC
8 3 (0.61%) WAN
9 2 (0.41%) Firewall
9 2 (0.41%) LAN
9 2 (0.41%) RFID
9 2 (0.41%) VPN
10 1 (0.20%) DAB
10 1 (0.20%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.20%) HTTP
10 1 (0.20%) Intranet
10 1 (0.20%) Network Security
10 1 (0.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (9.13%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.51%) Big Data
3 35 (7.10%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 17 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 11 (2.23%) Hadoop
7 9 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 9 (1.83%) Amazon Redshift
7 9 (1.83%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.42%) Power BI
10 6 (1.22%) MySQL
10 6 (1.22%) QlikView
10 6 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.01%) DB2
12 4 (0.81%) Impala
12 4 (0.81%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.81%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.62%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.62%) NUnit
3 7 (1.42%) Jasmine
4 4 (0.81%) JUnit
5 2 (0.41%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.20%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.20%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.20%) Moq
6 1 (0.20%) Selenium
General
1 126 (25.56%) Finance
2 37 (7.51%) Manufacturing
3 32 (6.49%) Retail
3 32 (6.49%) Telecoms
4 31 (6.29%) Electronics
5 27 (5.48%) Marketing
6 26 (5.27%) Banking
7 12 (2.43%) Local Government
8 7 (1.42%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.42%) Publishing
9 6 (1.22%) Back Office
9 6 (1.22%) Legal
10 3 (0.61%) Advertising
10 3 (0.61%) Law
10 3 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (12.17%) .NET
2 47 (9.53%) Web Services
3 34 (6.90%) Middleware
4 22 (4.46%) REST
5 21 (4.26%) AngularJS
5 21 (4.26%) SOAP
6 19 (3.85%) Apache Camel
7 18 (3.65%) XML
8 15 (3.04%) ASP.NET
8 15 (3.04%) HTML
8 15 (3.04%) Spring
8 15 (3.04%) WCF
9 14 (2.84%) CSS
9 14 (2.84%) J2EE
10 12 (2.43%) ActiveMQ
10 12 (2.43%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (2.23%) Spring MVC
12 9 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (1.62%) HTML5
13 8 (1.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.16%) Public Cloud
2 41 (8.32%) Management Information System
3 27 (5.48%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (3.45%) Data Centre
7 14 (2.84%) DataPower
8 13 (2.64%) Computer Science
9 12 (2.43%) EPoS
9 12 (2.43%) Mobile App
10 11 (2.23%) N-Tier
10 11 (2.23%) User Experience
11 10 (2.03%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.42%) Enterprise Cloud
12 7 (1.42%) Virtual Team
13 5 (1.01%) CMDB
13 5 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (1.01%) Replication
14 4 (0.81%) Contactless
14 4 (0.81%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 48 (9.74%) Windows
2 29 (5.88%) Linux
3 11 (2.23%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.03%) Android
5 8 (1.62%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.61%) Unix
6 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (29.21%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (23.33%) TOGAF
3 85 (17.24%) Presales
4 78 (15.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 74 (15.01%) Mentoring
6 58 (11.76%) SOA
6 58 (11.76%) UML
7 57 (11.56%) Scrum
8 55 (11.16%) Business Intelligence
9 53 (10.75%) Technical Architecture
10 48 (9.74%) IT Strategy
11 45 (9.13%) ITIL
12 41 (8.32%) Customer Requirements
12 41 (8.32%) Enterprise Architecture
12 41 (8.32%) Project Management
13 39 (7.91%) MODAF
13 39 (7.91%) Zachman Framework
14 35 (7.10%) Coaching
15 33 (6.69%) Service Delivery
16 32 (6.49%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 65 (13.18%) Java
2 46 (9.33%) C#
3 45 (9.13%) SQL
4 27 (5.48%) JavaScript
5 18 (3.65%) C
6 11 (2.23%) C++
6 11 (2.23%) Python
7 5 (1.01%) PHP
8 2 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 76 (15.42%) Security Cleared
2 56 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 55 (11.16%) Degree
4 45 (9.13%) DV Cleared
5 11 (2.23%) CISSP
6 6 (1.22%) CCNP
6 6 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.22%) SANS
7 5 (1.01%) AWS Certification
7 5 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.01%) CEH
7 5 (1.01%) CISA
7 5 (1.01%) CISM
7 5 (1.01%) CLAS
7 5 (1.01%) GIAC
7 5 (1.01%) ISEB
7 5 (1.01%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.01%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.48%) QA
2 15 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.84%) COBIT
3 14 (2.84%) PCI DSS
4 11 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 9 (1.83%) ISO 9001
5 9 (1.83%) RMADS
6 8 (1.62%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (0.61%) GCP
8 3 (0.61%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.41%) GDPR
10 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.61%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.41%) vSphere
7 1 (0.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.01%) Puppet
1 5 (1.01%) SCVMM
2 4 (0.81%) Ansible
3 3 (0.61%) SCCM
4 2 (0.41%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.41%) SCOM
5 1 (0.20%) MOM
Vendors
1 112 (22.72%) Microsoft
2 55 (11.16%) SAP
3 35 (7.10%) Oracle
4 29 (5.88%) VMware
5 19 (3.85%) Cisco
6 16 (3.25%) IBM
7 14 (2.84%) TIBCO
8 13 (2.64%) Adobe
8 13 (2.64%) EMC
8 13 (2.64%) hybris
9 10 (2.03%) Citrix
10 9 (1.83%) NetApp
11 8 (1.62%) Software AG
12 7 (1.42%) Juniper
12 7 (1.42%) Unisys
13 6 (1.22%) Sencha
14 5 (1.01%) BMC
14 5 (1.01%) CheckPoint
14 5 (1.01%) HP
14 5 (1.01%) Red Hat
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