Period
to 21 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 325 295 311
Rank change year-on-year -30 +16 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 22 29 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.21% 0.29% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.30% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 22 31 32
South West median annual salary £56,250 £67,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -6.90% +11.28%
10th Percentile £40,411 £46,250 £61,375
90th Percentile £79,875 £92,500 £91,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £78,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year -4.46% +8.28% -3.33%

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 10,270 9,804 10,870
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 96.73% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8,528 8,172 9,112
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.38%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 -14 9 £60,000 -18.64% 1
Somerset +26 8 £41,626 -52.43%
Wiltshire -11 4 £77,500 +19.23% 2
Gloucestershire +24 1 £57,500 -14.81% 2
Senior Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 11 (50.00%) Big Data
2 8 (36.36%) Geospatial Data
2 8 (36.36%) Data Architecture
2 8 (36.36%) Data Modelling
2 8 (36.36%) TOGAF
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
4 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (22.73%) IT Strategy
5 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (22.73%) Data Engineering
5 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
5 5 (22.73%) Machine Learning
5 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
5 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
5 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
6 4 (18.18%) C
6 4 (18.18%) C#
6 4 (18.18%) .NET
6 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (13.64%) Open Source
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (13.64%) ArchiMate
7 3 (13.64%) Presales
7 3 (13.64%) Data Science

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 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) Big Data
2 8 (36.36%) Geospatial Data
3 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) OLAP
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 2 (9.09%) HTML5
3 2 (9.09%) React
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.55%) JSF
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware
4 1 (4.55%) Redux
4 1 (4.55%) RESTful
4 1 (4.55%) Spring
4 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) EPoS
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Data Architecture
1 8 (36.36%) Data Modelling
1 8 (36.36%) TOGAF
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
3 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) Data Engineering
3 5 (22.73%) IT Strategy
3 5 (22.73%) Machine Learning
3 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
3 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) ArchiMate
5 3 (13.64%) Data Security
5 3 (13.64%) MVC
5 3 (13.64%) Open Source
5 3 (13.64%) Presales
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C
1 4 (18.18%) C#
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.09%) vSphere
2 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) Juniper
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Tableau