Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 303 310 311
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 33 30 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.33% 0.29% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.30% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 33
South West median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00% +30.43%
10th Percentile £46,488 £43,750 £56,000
90th Percentile £76,375 £81,375 £124,000
England median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +0.67%

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 9,775 10,114 10,630
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 97.68% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7,933 8,394 8,970
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 +22 13 £55,000 -19.71% 3
Wiltshire +2 10 £70,000 -17.65% 2
Gloucestershire +20 9 £70,000 +3.70%
Senior Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, Senior 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 Senior Architect in the job title.

1 15 (45.45%) Project Management
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco
3 11 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 10 (30.30%) Wireless
4 10 (30.30%) Data Centre
5 9 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (27.27%) F5
5 9 (27.27%) Juniper
6 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (24.24%) Presales
7 7 (21.21%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (21.21%) CCNP
7 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
8 6 (18.18%) C
8 6 (18.18%) WLAN
8 6 (18.18%) CCIE
8 6 (18.18%) Wireless Security
8 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 6 (18.18%) Firewall
8 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.18%) Riverbed
8 6 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (18.18%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 5 (15.15%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (15.15%) IIBA
9 5 (15.15%) CBAP
9 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure

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 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.03%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) Revit
2 1 (3.03%) SketchUp
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.03%) Office 365
3 1 (3.03%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) Wireless
2 9 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (18.18%) Firewall
3 6 (18.18%) Wireless Security
3 6 (18.18%) WLAN
4 3 (9.09%) BGP
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (9.09%) OSPF
5 2 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (6.06%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (6.06%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.03%) LAN
6 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.09%) Big Data
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.06%) Data Lake
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) ERwin
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) JUnit
2 1 (3.03%) Maven
General
1 5 (15.15%) Billing
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Spring
2 2 (6.06%) JSF
2 2 (6.06%) Middleware
2 2 (6.06%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) Express
3 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) jQuery
3 1 (3.03%) Node.js
3 1 (3.03%) React
3 1 (3.03%) REST
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.15%) PMI
3 3 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.06%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.03%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Project Management
2 11 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (24.24%) Presales
4 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
4 7 (21.21%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (15.15%) ArchiMate
6 5 (15.15%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (15.15%) PRINCE
6 5 (15.15%) Process Improvement
6 5 (15.15%) Revenue Recognition
7 4 (12.12%) Network Management
8 3 (9.09%) Analytics
8 3 (9.09%) Data Analytics
8 3 (9.09%) Disruptive Innovation
8 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (9.09%) Service Management
8 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) C
2 2 (6.06%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) Java 8
3 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) CCNP
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (18.18%) CCIE
2 6 (18.18%) CCIE Routing and Switching
2 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) CBAP
3 5 (15.15%) IIBA
3 5 (15.15%) PMI Certification
3 5 (15.15%) PMP
4 3 (9.09%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) CISMP
5 1 (3.03%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.06%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
1 2 (6.06%) SCOM
1 2 (6.06%) vRealize
2 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Cisco
2 9 (27.27%) F5
2 9 (27.27%) Juniper
3 6 (18.18%) Riverbed
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle
5 2 (6.06%) Cognos
5 2 (6.06%) Informatica
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.06%) Talend
5 2 (6.06%) VMware
6 1 (3.03%) ArcSight
6 1 (3.03%) Huawei
6 1 (3.03%) Splunk
6 1 (3.03%) TIBCO