The median annual salary for a Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Stoke-on-Trent during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Architect
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 37 39
Rank change year-on-year +11 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 10 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 6.67% 2.03% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.76% 2.04% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 1
Median salary £67,500 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.00% -23.07%  
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent. 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
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 148 196 188
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 98.67% 99.49% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 122 177 175
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent that featured Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Stoke-on-Trent

Architect
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect in Stoke-on-Trent.

Salary trend for Architect in Stoke-on-Trent

Architect
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Stoke-on-Trent over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Stoke-on-Trent

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Stoke-on-Trent region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) SOA
2 17 (89.47%) NoSQL
3 16 (84.21%) N-Tier
4 15 (78.95%) QA
5 14 (73.68%) C#
6 13 (68.42%) OOP
7 12 (63.16%) HTML
7 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
7 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
7 12 (63.16%) CSS
7 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
7 12 (63.16%) MVC
7 12 (63.16%) jQuery
7 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (63.16%) Functional Programming
7 12 (63.16%) HTML5
8 11 (57.89%) Relational Database
8 11 (57.89%) Service Design
8 11 (57.89%) RDBMS
8 11 (57.89%) SOAP
8 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
9 10 (52.63%) Unit Testing
9 10 (52.63%) High Availability
9 10 (52.63%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (52.63%) Computer Science
9 10 (52.63%) Degree
10 9 (47.37%) Velocity
10 9 (47.37%) Erlang
10 9 (47.37%) Inversion of Control

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) NoSQL
2 11 (57.89%) RDBMS
2 11 (57.89%) Relational Database
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (36.84%) Riak
4 4 (21.05%) Neo4j
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
2 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (63.16%) CSS
2 12 (63.16%) HTML
2 12 (63.16%) HTML5
2 12 (63.16%) jQuery
3 11 (57.89%) SOAP
4 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 9 (47.37%) Velocity
5 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
5 6 (31.58%) Ajax
5 6 (31.58%) WinForms
5 6 (31.58%) WPF
5 6 (31.58%) XHTML
6 4 (21.05%) .NET Core
6 4 (21.05%) Kafka
7 3 (15.79%) CSS3
8 2 (10.53%) XML
8 2 (10.53%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (84.21%) N-Tier
2 10 (52.63%) Computer Science
2 10 (52.63%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (26.32%) Blog
4 4 (21.05%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) SOA
2 13 (68.42%) OOP
3 12 (63.16%) Functional Programming
3 12 (63.16%) MVC
4 11 (57.89%) Service Design
5 10 (52.63%) High Availability
5 10 (52.63%) Unit Testing
6 9 (47.37%) Inversion of Control
7 8 (42.11%) Mentoring
7 8 (42.11%) Open Source
8 6 (31.58%) Software Architecture
8 6 (31.58%) Web Development
9 5 (26.32%) Data Architecture
10 4 (21.05%) IT Strategy
11 2 (10.53%) Microservices
11 2 (10.53%) OO
11 2 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
11 2 (10.53%) People Management
11 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
11 2 (10.53%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) C#
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 9 (47.37%) Erlang
3 9 (47.37%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) TypeScript
4 6 (31.58%) VB
5 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (78.95%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) TOWER Software