The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £68,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Senior Architect
England > South West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 208 243
Rank change year-on-year -7 +35  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 19 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.36% 0.46% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.47% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 9
South West median annual salary £68,500 £72,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.51% +7.40%  
10th Percentile £60,750 £65,000 £49,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £118,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

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 5127 5090 5878
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.07% 97.55% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16493 17646 22196
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
10th Percentile £23,250 £23,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Senior Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Architect in the South West

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Architect in the South West.

Salary trend for Senior Architect in the South West

Senior Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Architect in the South West over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Architect in the South West

Senior 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 Senior Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Bristol -13 10 £68,500 +7.45%
Gloucestershire -8 4 £67,500 -43.75%
Somerset - 3 £62,500 - 3
Wiltshire -11 2 £85,000 +17.24%
Senior Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Architect in the job title.

1 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) TOGAF
3 15 (45.45%) Big Data
4 13 (39.39%) ITIL
5 12 (36.36%) Finance
6 11 (33.33%) IT Strategy
7 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (30.30%) Scrum
7 10 (30.30%) Local Government
7 10 (30.30%) Zachman Framework
8 9 (27.27%) MODAF
8 9 (27.27%) COBIT
8 9 (27.27%) BPMN
8 9 (27.27%) C
8 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (27.27%) DV Cleared
8 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 9 (27.27%) ArchiMate
8 9 (27.27%) SFIA
8 9 (27.27%) Target Operating Model
8 9 (27.27%) Disruptive Innovation
9 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (24.24%) Java
9 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (24.24%) MVC
10 7 (21.21%) Electronics
10 7 (21.21%) Manufacturing
11 6 (18.18%) Programme Management
11 6 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (18.18%) Marketing

Senior 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 5 (15.15%) Mule
1 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) PaaS
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.03%) MQTT
1 1 (3.03%) RFID
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) Big Data
2 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.06%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) JUnit
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Local Government
3 7 (21.21%) Electronics
3 7 (21.21%) Manufacturing
4 6 (18.18%) Marketing
4 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.06%) Banking
5 2 (6.06%) Publishing
6 1 (3.03%) Automotive
6 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Middleware
1 6 (18.18%) REST
1 6 (18.18%) SOAP
2 5 (15.15%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (15.15%) Apache Camel
2 5 (15.15%) Hibernate
2 5 (15.15%) JPA
2 5 (15.15%) JSON
2 5 (15.15%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (15.15%) Spring
2 5 (15.15%) Spring MVC
2 5 (15.15%) XML
3 3 (9.09%) .NET
4 2 (6.06%) CSS
4 2 (6.06%) HTML
4 2 (6.06%) Web Services
5 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.03%) Java EE
5 1 (3.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.06%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) DataPower
2 1 (3.03%) Fintech
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) TOGAF
3 13 (39.39%) ITIL
4 11 (33.33%) IT Strategy
5 10 (30.30%) Scrum
5 10 (30.30%) Zachman Framework
6 9 (27.27%) ArchiMate
6 9 (27.27%) BPMN
6 9 (27.27%) Disruptive Innovation
6 9 (27.27%) MODAF
6 9 (27.27%) SFIA
6 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (27.27%) Target Operating Model
7 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (24.24%) MVC
8 6 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (18.18%) Programme Management
9 5 (15.15%) Integration Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Kanban
9 5 (15.15%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) C
2 8 (24.24%) Java
3 4 (12.12%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) PHP
4 2 (6.06%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) DV Cleared
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) COBIT
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) ISA Server
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 6 (18.18%) SAP
2 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) Epicor
3 1 (3.03%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Sencha
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