Period
to 29 November 2020

The median annual salary for an Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 29 November 2020.

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

Architect
South East > Surrey
6 months to
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 39 48 43
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 69 199 274
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Surrey 5.70% 5.14% 5.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.92% 5.28% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 52 193 226
Median annual salary £72,500 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.38% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £52,875 £57,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £109,875 £92,500 £95,000
South East median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +3.57% +3.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 1,165 3,772 4,733
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.28% 97.42% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 932 3,225 4,008
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Surrey

Architect
Salary Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Architect in Surrey.

Salary trend for Architect in Surrey

Architect
Salary Histogram in Surrey

Salary distribution for jobs citing Architect in Surrey over the 6 months to 29 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Architect in Surrey

Architect
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 29 November 2020. 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
Sunbury-on-Thames - 11 £60,000 -
Guildford +4 9 £58,500 -19.31% 2
Staines +7 7 £45,000 -47.06% 2
Redhill +28 5 £72,500 -17.14% 1
Epsom +19 4 £90,000 +44.00%
Godalming - 4 £68,750 -
Reigate +12 2 - -
Leatherhead +37 1 £80,000 -17.95% 7
Camberley +11 1 £78,500 +42.73%
Architect
South East

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 November 2020, 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 Surrey region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 34 (49.28%) Azure
2 26 (37.68%) DevOps
3 21 (30.43%) Finance
4 20 (28.99%) Degree
5 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (26.09%) SQL
6 18 (26.09%) PRINCE2
7 17 (24.64%) Active Directory
8 16 (23.19%) TOGAF
9 15 (21.74%) Project Management
10 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
11 13 (18.84%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (18.84%) Windows
11 13 (18.84%) Information Security
11 13 (18.84%) Manufacturing
11 13 (18.84%) AWS
11 13 (18.84%) IaaS
12 12 (17.39%) Security Architecture
12 12 (17.39%) Computer Science
12 12 (17.39%) MCSE
12 12 (17.39%) SOA
12 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (17.39%) Management Information System
13 11 (15.94%) CCNA
13 11 (15.94%) ITIL
13 11 (15.94%) Java
13 11 (15.94%) Microservices
14 10 (14.49%) Cybersecurity
14 10 (14.49%) UML
14 10 (14.49%) Firewall

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 5 (7.25%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (49.28%) Azure
2 13 (18.84%) AWS
2 13 (18.84%) IaaS
3 7 (10.14%) Office 365
3 7 (10.14%) PaaS
4 6 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (8.70%) GitHub
4 6 (8.70%) Serverless
5 2 (2.90%) SaaS
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon SageMaker
6 1 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.45%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) Firewall
2 6 (8.70%) HTTP
2 6 (8.70%) HTTPS
2 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.25%) Network Security
3 5 (7.25%) Skype
4 2 (2.90%) Internet
4 2 (2.90%) VPN
4 2 (2.90%) WAN
4 2 (2.90%) Wireless
5 1 (1.45%) LAN
5 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.35%) Big Data
4 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.45%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.45%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (1.45%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.59%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.90%) Burp Suite
3 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.45%) Gradle
4 1 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (30.43%) Finance
2 13 (18.84%) Manufacturing
3 9 (13.04%) Public Sector
4 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
5 7 (10.14%) Electronics
5 7 (10.14%) Marketing
6 6 (8.70%) Banking
7 3 (4.35%) Automotive
8 1 (1.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) EDI
1 6 (8.70%) Express
1 6 (8.70%) LDAP
1 6 (8.70%) OAuth
1 6 (8.70%) SAML
2 4 (5.80%) Dropwizard
2 4 (5.80%) REST
2 4 (5.80%) Spring Boot
3 2 (2.90%) .NET
3 2 (2.90%) ADO
3 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.90%) CSS
3 2 (2.90%) HTML
3 2 (2.90%) React
3 2 (2.90%) RESTful
3 2 (2.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (2.90%) WCF
3 2 (2.90%) WinForms
3 2 (2.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.04%) Life Science
3 7 (10.14%) Public Cloud
4 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (8.70%) Private Cloud
5 5 (7.25%) Cloud Native
5 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.35%) Renewable Energy
7 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.90%) Wiki
8 1 (1.45%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (1.45%) Cybercrime
8 1 (1.45%) PKI
8 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Windows
2 9 (13.04%) Linux
3 5 (7.25%) Unix
4 1 (1.45%) Android
4 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.45%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) DevOps
2 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (26.09%) PRINCE2
4 16 (23.19%) TOGAF
5 15 (21.74%) Project Management
6 13 (18.84%) Information Security
7 12 (17.39%) Computer Science
7 12 (17.39%) Security Architecture
7 12 (17.39%) SOA
8 11 (15.94%) ITIL
8 11 (15.94%) Microservices
9 10 (14.49%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (14.49%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (14.49%) UML
10 9 (13.04%) Logistics
10 9 (13.04%) Master Data Management
10 9 (13.04%) MODAF
10 9 (13.04%) Programme Management
11 8 (11.59%) BPMN
11 8 (11.59%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.09%) SQL
2 11 (15.94%) Java
3 5 (7.25%) Python
4 3 (4.35%) C#
5 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.90%) C
5 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.45%) Groovy
6 1 (1.45%) Korn
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) Degree
2 13 (18.84%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (17.39%) MCSE
3 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (15.94%) CCNA
5 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
6 7 (10.14%) CCNP
6 7 (10.14%) CISSP
7 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
8 4 (5.80%) PhD
9 3 (4.35%) SANS
10 2 (2.90%) CISA
11 1 (1.45%) AWS Certification
11 1 (1.45%) CCIE
11 1 (1.45%) CEH
11 1 (1.45%) GIAC
11 1 (1.45%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.35%) NIST
3 2 (2.90%) SLA
4 1 (1.45%) COBIT
4 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (24.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.25%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (10.14%) Ansible
1 7 (10.14%) Terraform
2 6 (8.70%) SCCM
3 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (5.80%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) SAP
3 6 (8.70%) New Relic
3 6 (8.70%) VMware
4 2 (2.90%) Black Duck
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco
5 1 (1.45%) F5
5 1 (1.45%) IBM
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle
5 1 (1.45%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.45%) Planview
5 1 (1.45%) Sparx
5 1 (1.45%) Xamarin