Period
to 20 April 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 64 74
Rank change year-on-year -43 +10 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 326 511 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.06% 4.98% 3.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.15% 5.15% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 292 419 349
South West median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £89,825 £85,000 £77,750
England median annual salary £75,000 £73,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +5.00% -

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 10,337 9,916 11,090
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.94% 96.66% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8,575 8,251 9,320
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -26 141 £70,000 +4.87% 20
Wiltshire -6 62 £57,500 -11.54% 20
Dorset -32 34 £66,250 +38.02% 8
Gloucestershire +3 32 £65,000 - 7
Somerset -45 25 £55,000 -16.98% 3
Cornwall - 15 £75,000 - 1
Devon +14 7 £38,469 -21.09% 1
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 120 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (23.31%) Amazon AWS
3 73 (22.39%) Java
4 71 (21.78%) TOGAF
5 67 (20.55%) Finance
6 64 (19.63%) Microsoft
7 55 (16.87%) .NET
7 55 (16.87%) Data Modelling
8 54 (16.56%) Microsoft Azure
8 54 (16.56%) Analytical Skills
9 49 (15.03%) Security Cleared
10 48 (14.72%) Enterprise Architecture
11 42 (12.88%) SQL
11 42 (12.88%) C#
12 39 (11.96%) Windows
12 39 (11.96%) Big Data
13 34 (10.43%) Microservices
13 34 (10.43%) SOA
14 32 (9.82%) SC Cleared
15 31 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
15 31 (9.51%) IT Strategy
16 30 (9.20%) ITIL
17 27 (8.28%) Migration
18 26 (7.98%) Scrum
18 26 (7.98%) Data Architecture
18 26 (7.98%) DevOps
18 26 (7.98%) ArchiMate
19 25 (7.67%) JavaScript
19 25 (7.67%) Cisco
19 25 (7.67%) Business Intelligence

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 12 (3.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (2.15%) Apache Spark
2 7 (2.15%) SAS
3 6 (1.84%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.53%) Apache
5 3 (0.92%) Confluence
5 3 (0.92%) IIS
5 3 (0.92%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.61%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.61%) Drupal
6 2 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.61%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.31%) CMS
7 1 (0.31%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.31%) Mule
7 1 (0.31%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (2.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (4.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.61%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 76 (23.31%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (16.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (4.91%) Office 365
3 16 (4.91%) SaaS
4 11 (3.37%) Serverless
5 9 (2.76%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (2.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (2.45%) IaaS
7 7 (2.15%) PaaS
8 6 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.53%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (1.23%) Bluemix
10 4 (1.23%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.60%) LAN
2 12 (3.68%) WAN
3 10 (3.07%) Firewall
4 8 (2.45%) SMS
5 4 (1.23%) Wireless
6 3 (0.92%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.92%) SAN
7 2 (0.61%) ADSL
7 2 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.61%) MPLS
7 2 (0.61%) VoIP
7 2 (0.61%) VPN
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.31%) DHCP
8 1 (0.31%) NAS
8 1 (0.31%) Network Security
8 1 (0.31%) PSTN
8 1 (0.31%) SMTP
8 1 (0.31%) VLAN
8 1 (0.31%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.96%) Big Data
2 24 (7.36%) SQL Server
3 23 (7.06%) NoSQL
4 17 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (4.60%) Hadoop
6 9 (2.76%) Geospatial Data
7 8 (2.45%) MySQL
8 7 (2.15%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.84%) Power BI
10 5 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.23%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.23%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.61%) Apache Accumulo
13 2 (0.61%) GIS
13 2 (0.61%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.61%) OrientDB
13 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.68%) ERwin
2 8 (2.45%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.84%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.23%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.23%) JIRA
5 3 (0.92%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.61%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.61%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.61%) JUnit
6 2 (0.61%) Selenium
6 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.31%) Ant
7 1 (0.31%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.31%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.31%) Maven
7 1 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.31%) PostCSS
7 1 (0.31%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
General
1 67 (20.55%) Finance
2 20 (6.13%) Retail
3 13 (3.99%) Banking
4 10 (3.07%) Advertising
5 8 (2.45%) Military
6 7 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.15%) Marketing
6 7 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.84%) Legal
8 5 (1.53%) Electronics
9 4 (1.23%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Games
10 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (16.87%) .NET
2 19 (5.83%) Node.js
3 17 (5.21%) AngularJS
3 17 (5.21%) ASP.NET
3 17 (5.21%) React
4 14 (4.29%) HTML
5 13 (3.99%) Web Services
6 10 (3.07%) CSS
7 9 (2.76%) Kafka
8 8 (2.45%) XML
9 7 (2.15%) HTML5
9 7 (2.15%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (1.84%) J2EE
10 6 (1.84%) Spring
11 4 (1.23%) .NET Framework
11 4 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (1.23%) Entity Framework
11 4 (1.23%) Middleware
11 4 (1.23%) REST
11 4 (1.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 54 (16.56%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.21%) Data Centre
3 14 (4.29%) User Experience
4 13 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.45%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (2.45%) PKI
6 7 (2.15%) Clustering
6 7 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (2.15%) NHS
7 6 (1.84%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (1.84%) EPoS
8 5 (1.53%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.53%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.53%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.23%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.92%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (0.92%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.61%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.96%) Windows
2 16 (4.91%) Linux
2 16 (4.91%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.84%) Android
4 5 (1.53%) Unix
5 4 (1.23%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.92%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.92%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (21.78%) TOGAF
3 55 (16.87%) Data Modelling
4 48 (14.72%) Enterprise Architecture
5 34 (10.43%) Microservices
5 34 (10.43%) SOA
6 31 (9.51%) IT Strategy
6 31 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (9.20%) ITIL
8 27 (8.28%) Migration
9 26 (7.98%) ArchiMate
9 26 (7.98%) Data Architecture
9 26 (7.98%) DevOps
9 26 (7.98%) Scrum
10 25 (7.67%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (7.36%) CRM
11 24 (7.36%) UML
12 23 (7.06%) Open Source
13 22 (6.75%) Software Engineering
14 21 (6.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 73 (22.39%) Java
2 42 (12.88%) C#
2 42 (12.88%) SQL
3 25 (7.67%) JavaScript
4 15 (4.60%) C
5 14 (4.29%) Python
6 13 (3.99%) Scala
7 9 (2.76%) PowerShell
7 9 (2.76%) R
8 4 (1.23%) Ruby
9 3 (0.92%) PHP
10 2 (0.61%) Java 8
11 1 (0.31%) C++
11 1 (0.31%) ES7
11 1 (0.31%) Groovy
11 1 (0.31%) Jython
11 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (15.03%) Security Cleared
2 32 (9.82%) SC Cleared
3 22 (6.75%) Degree
4 18 (5.52%) TOGAF Certification
5 12 (3.68%) CISSP
5 12 (3.68%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.15%) CompTIA Security+
7 6 (1.84%) CISM
8 5 (1.53%) CCNP
8 5 (1.53%) CESG Certified Professional
8 5 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.23%) CCNA
9 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.23%) SANS
10 3 (0.92%) CEH
10 3 (0.92%) CISA
10 3 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.92%) CSSLP
10 3 (0.92%) GIAC
10 3 (0.92%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.76%) GDPR
2 7 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.84%) SLA
4 5 (1.53%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.53%) RMADS
5 4 (1.23%) COBIT
6 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.61%) HL7
7 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 15288
7 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.61%) QA
7 2 (0.61%) SNOMED CT
8 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.31%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.99%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.76%) vSphere
4 8 (2.45%) Virtual Desktop
4 8 (2.45%) XenApp
5 5 (1.53%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.61%) Docker
6 2 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.61%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.31%) HDFS
7 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.31%) KVM
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.31%) QEMU
7 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.31%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.53%) Ansible
1 5 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.53%) Puppet
2 3 (0.92%) SCCM
3 2 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.31%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.31%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.31%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.31%) Packer
4 1 (0.31%) SCOM
4 1 (0.31%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.31%) Terraform
4 1 (0.31%) vRealize
Vendors
1 64 (19.63%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.67%) Cisco
3 22 (6.75%) VMware
4 20 (6.13%) Oracle
5 19 (5.83%) Citrix
6 17 (5.21%) Google
7 14 (4.29%) Juniper
8 10 (3.07%) HP
8 10 (3.07%) IBM
9 9 (2.76%) F5
10 8 (2.45%) Capita
10 8 (2.45%) SAP
11 7 (2.15%) Teradata
12 6 (1.84%) EMC
12 6 (1.84%) Hortonworks
13 5 (1.53%) MuleSoft
13 5 (1.53%) Tableau
14 4 (1.23%) CheckPoint
14 4 (1.23%) Cloudera
14 4 (1.23%) Palo Alto