Period
to 15 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 322 291 311
Rank change year-on-year -31 +20 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 23 36 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.22% 0.35% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.36% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 17 31 42
South West median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £68,750
90th Percentile £74,000 £92,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £76,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% -

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 10,091 10,105 10,627
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 97.40% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8,384 8,447 8,961
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
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 15 August 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 15 August 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 12 £55,000 -19.71% 2
Wiltshire -1 6 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Gloucestershire +6 4 £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 15 August 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 10 (43.48%) Project Management
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco
2 9 (39.13%) Juniper
2 9 (39.13%) Wireless
2 9 (39.13%) Technical Architecture
2 9 (39.13%) F5
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
2 9 (39.13%) Presales
3 6 (26.09%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (26.09%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 6 (26.09%) Riverbed
3 6 (26.09%) Wireless Security
3 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (26.09%) CCIE
3 6 (26.09%) CCNP
3 6 (26.09%) WLAN
3 6 (26.09%) Windows
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (17.39%) Firewall
5 4 (17.39%) C
5 4 (17.39%) Linux
5 4 (17.39%) SOA
5 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
5 4 (17.39%) Open Source

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 3 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.70%) Office 365
4 1 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (4.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco Nexus
1 9 (39.13%) Wireless
2 6 (26.09%) Wireless Security
2 6 (26.09%) WLAN
3 4 (17.39%) Firewall
4 3 (13.04%) BGP
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (13.04%) OSPF
5 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (4.35%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
1 3 (13.04%) JSF
1 3 (13.04%) Middleware
1 3 (13.04%) Spring
1 3 (13.04%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) React
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.35%) Express
3 1 (4.35%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) Node.js
3 1 (4.35%) Redux
3 1 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Client/Server
2 3 (13.04%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.70%) EPoS
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Project Management
2 9 (39.13%) Presales
2 9 (39.13%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (17.39%) Open Source
4 4 (17.39%) SOA
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) DSDM
5 3 (13.04%) MVC
5 3 (13.04%) Network Design
5 3 (13.04%) Network Management
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) SDLC
5 3 (13.04%) UML
5 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.04%) Web Application Development
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) C
2 3 (13.04%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) CCIE
1 6 (26.09%) CCIE Routing and Switching
1 6 (26.09%) CCNP
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) CISMP
4 1 (4.35%) CISSP
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) ISO 9001
1 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.70%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) Docker
3 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
1 1 (4.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco
2 9 (39.13%) F5
2 9 (39.13%) Juniper
3 6 (26.09%) Riverbed
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 3 (13.04%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) ArcSight
5 1 (4.35%) Google
5 1 (4.35%) Splunk