The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £66,250 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Architect
England / South West
Rank 217 232 227
Rank change year-on-year +15 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 14 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.28% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.40% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 11
Median salary £66,250 £72,500 £65,150
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.62% +11.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £64,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £86,400 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £72,000 £67,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.46% +3.07%  

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 4866 5681 5920
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.61% 96.76% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4057 4702 4959
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 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Senior Architect in the job title.

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Wiltshire +13 6 £56,250 -22.41%
Gloucestershire - 5 £67,500 -
Bristol +1 3 £80,000 +4.91%
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (34.38%) ITIL
4 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (28.13%) .NET
5 9 (28.13%) MVC
5 9 (28.13%) TOGAF
6 8 (25.00%) Retail
6 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (25.00%) SOA
7 7 (21.88%) C#
7 7 (21.88%) Java
7 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (21.88%) Zachman Framework
7 7 (21.88%) ArchiMate
8 6 (18.75%) Presales
8 6 (18.75%) Open Source
8 6 (18.75%) HTML
8 6 (18.75%) PHP
8 6 (18.75%) CSS
8 6 (18.75%) N-Tier
8 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.75%) Publishing
8 6 (18.75%) Service Management
9 5 (15.63%) Big Data
10 4 (12.50%) Business Transformation
10 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
10 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (12.50%) Multichannel Retail
10 4 (12.50%) IT Strategy

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Big Data
2 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Retail
3 6 (18.75%) Publishing
4 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 3 (9.38%) Local Government
5 3 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (3.13%) Advertising
6 1 (3.13%) Banking
6 1 (3.13%) Electronics
6 1 (3.13%) Marketing
6 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 6 (18.75%) CSS
2 6 (18.75%) HTML
3 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.13%) Ext JS
4 1 (3.13%) Java EE
4 1 (3.13%) Middleware
4 1 (3.13%) Node.js
4 1 (3.13%) React
4 1 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (3.13%) SOAP
4 1 (3.13%) WCF
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) N-Tier
2 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) SCADA
3 1 (3.13%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
1 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) ITIL
3 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (28.13%) MVC
4 9 (28.13%) TOGAF
5 8 (25.00%) SOA
6 7 (21.88%) ArchiMate
6 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (21.88%) Zachman Framework
7 6 (18.75%) Open Source
7 6 (18.75%) Presales
7 6 (18.75%) Service Management
8 4 (12.50%) Business Transformation
8 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.50%) IT Strategy
8 4 (12.50%) Multichannel Retail
9 3 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (9.38%) Line Management
9 3 (9.38%) SFIA
9 3 (9.38%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) C#
1 7 (21.88%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) PHP
3 4 (12.50%) C
4 2 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) COBIT
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) ISA Server
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
2 3 (9.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) Epicor
3 3 (9.38%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Sencha