Architect Jobs in the UK excluding London

Architect
UK > UK excluding London

The median Architect salary in the UK excluding London is £75,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 23 April 2024.

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

6 months to
23 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 40 38 56
Rank change year-on-year -2 +18 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 3,741 4,127 3,524
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 5.36% 6.62% 4.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.66% 7.42% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,000 1,686 1,707
10th Percentile £55,000 £56,219 £53,418
25th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £79,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.06% +5.33% +7.14%
75th Percentile £90,000 £90,375 £87,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £97,500
UK median annual salary £80,000 £85,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 66,104 55,639 67,661
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 89.29% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 47,008 31,467 43,049
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,750 £28,307
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,639 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £53,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.67% - +9.09%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in the UK excluding London

Architect
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Architect in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Architect in the UK excluding London

Architect
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Architect in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 23 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Architect in the UK excluding London

Architect
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 23 April 2024. 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
Jobs
North of England +27 1,053 £78,126 +0.81% 136
South East +5 833 £75,000 -11.76% 132
Midlands +13 612 £75,000 - 74
North West +15 554 £75,000 - 85
South West -2 510 £75,000 +3.45% 83
Yorkshire +40 443 £79,932 +3.14% 40
West Midlands +30 387 £76,750 +2.33% 44
Scotland -45 369 £75,000 -3.85% 42
East Midlands -15 217 £65,000 -10.34% 30
East of England -33 163 £77,886 -8.37% 50
Wales -12 120 £66,250 -5.36% 18
Northern Ireland +17 93 £100,000 +35.59% 10
North East +14 58 £79,887 -1.68% 12
Isle of Man - 7 £82,500 - 2
Channel Islands - 5 £85,000 -
Architect
UK

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2024, Architect job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the UK excluding London region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 990 (26.46%) Azure
2 859 (22.96%) Agile
3 853 (22.80%) TOGAF
4 771 (20.61%) Security Cleared
5 769 (20.56%) Actionable Insight
6 754 (20.16%) AWS
7 736 (19.67%) Social Skills
8 735 (19.65%) Roadmaps
9 651 (17.40%) Finance
10 604 (16.15%) Microsoft
11 464 (12.40%) SC Cleared
11 464 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
12 461 (12.32%) Technical Architecture
13 392 (10.48%) Validation
14 374 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
15 371 (9.92%) Requirements Management
16 370 (9.89%) Presales
17 369 (9.86%) Data Architecture
18 365 (9.76%) Degree
19 362 (9.68%) Network Management
20 361 (9.65%) Model Validation
21 353 (9.44%) Mentoring
22 352 (9.41%) Network Architecture
23 349 (9.33%) Microservices
24 324 (8.66%) VSAT
25 323 (8.63%) GCP
26 321 (8.58%) DevOps
27 319 (8.53%) Data Modelling
28 317 (8.47%) Public Cloud
29 305 (8.15%) Analytics

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 77 (2.06%) SAS
2 50 (1.34%) SharePoint
3 40 (1.07%) WebLogic
4 20 (0.53%) CMS
5 13 (0.35%) Anypoint
5 13 (0.35%) Microsoft Exchange
6 8 (0.21%) Apache Spark
7 6 (0.16%) Apache
7 6 (0.16%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.13%) Drupal
9 4 (0.11%) Apache Airflow
9 4 (0.11%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.080%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.080%) WordPress
11 2 (0.053%) Confluence
11 2 (0.053%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.053%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.027%) Appian
12 1 (0.027%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.027%) Umbraco
Applications
1 25 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 18 (0.48%) Simulink
3 16 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.053%) CANalyzer
5 2 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.027%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.027%) Revit
Business Applications
1 87 (2.33%) SAP ERP
1 87 (2.33%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 36 (0.96%) SAP S/4HANA
3 31 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 29 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
5 12 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (0.27%) SAP PP
7 9 (0.24%) SAP BPC
8 6 (0.16%) SAP IBP
8 6 (0.16%) SAP MM
8 6 (0.16%) SAP SD
9 5 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.13%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.13%) SAP WM
10 4 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.11%) SAP APO
11 3 (0.080%) Salesforce CRM
12 2 (0.053%) SAP SCM
13 1 (0.027%) NetSuite
13 1 (0.027%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 990 (26.46%) Azure
2 754 (20.16%) AWS
3 323 (8.63%) GCP
4 264 (7.06%) SaaS
5 219 (5.85%) Microsoft 365
6 174 (4.65%) Power Platform
7 118 (3.15%) Dynamics 365
8 115 (3.07%) PaaS
9 103 (2.75%) IaaS
10 86 (2.30%) Azure DevOps
11 64 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
12 60 (1.60%) Serverless
13 51 (1.36%) Amazon SQS
14 46 (1.23%) Snowflake
15 44 (1.18%) PowerApps
16 42 (1.12%) Amazon EKS
16 42 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
17 27 (0.72%) Matillion
18 25 (0.67%) Azure Service Bus
19 23 (0.61%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 324 (8.66%) VSAT
2 109 (2.91%) WAN
3 91 (2.43%) DNS
4 90 (2.41%) Firewall
5 84 (2.25%) SD-WAN
6 82 (2.19%) Broadband
7 77 (2.06%) TCP/IP
8 62 (1.66%) Network Security
9 57 (1.52%) BGP
10 53 (1.42%) SSL
11 46 (1.23%) VPN
12 29 (0.78%) Wireless
13 27 (0.72%) Cisco Firepower
14 26 (0.70%) LAN
15 24 (0.64%) DHCP
15 24 (0.64%) HTTP
16 16 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
17 15 (0.40%) VLAN
18 14 (0.37%) Software-Defined Networking
19 13 (0.35%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
2 109 (2.91%) BigQuery
3 104 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 98 (2.62%) Looker
5 88 (2.35%) Metadata
6 86 (2.30%) Relational Database
7 76 (2.03%) Data Lake
7 76 (2.03%) Power BI
8 60 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
8 60 (1.60%) Big Data
9 58 (1.55%) SQL Server
10 54 (1.44%) RDBMS
11 41 (1.10%) Oracle Database
12 25 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
13 22 (0.59%) MongoDB
14 19 (0.51%) DB2
15 16 (0.43%) GIS
16 10 (0.27%) DynamoDB
17 9 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
17 9 (0.24%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 47 (1.26%) Git
2 42 (1.12%) Visual Studio
3 24 (0.64%) Jenkins
4 22 (0.59%) GitLab
5 21 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
7 8 (0.21%) Maven
8 6 (0.16%) JIRA
9 4 (0.11%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.11%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.11%) JUnit
10 3 (0.080%) ERwin
10 3 (0.080%) Rational Rhapsody
10 3 (0.080%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.053%) CANoe
11 2 (0.053%) ER Studio
11 2 (0.053%) MLflow
11 2 (0.053%) Visual Studio Code
12 1 (0.027%) Postman
12 1 (0.027%) SonarQube
General
1 736 (19.67%) Social Skills
2 651 (17.40%) Finance
3 284 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
4 200 (5.35%) Public Sector
5 178 (4.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 160 (4.28%) Banking
7 157 (4.20%) Retail
8 137 (3.66%) Presentation Skills
9 108 (2.89%) Legal
10 98 (2.62%) Law
11 97 (2.59%) Marketing
12 84 (2.25%) Influencing Skills
13 59 (1.58%) Manufacturing
14 49 (1.31%) Aerospace
15 38 (1.02%) Games
16 36 (0.96%) Organisational Skills
17 27 (0.72%) Automotive
18 24 (0.64%) Telecoms
19 20 (0.53%) Military
20 19 (0.51%) Documentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (4.76%) .NET
2 78 (2.09%) Spring Boot
3 60 (1.60%) Kafka
4 59 (1.58%) OpenID
5 49 (1.31%) RabbitMQ
6 46 (1.23%) SAML
7 39 (1.04%) HTML
7 39 (1.04%) REST
8 37 (0.99%) Spring
9 36 (0.96%) JSON
10 35 (0.94%) OAuth
11 33 (0.88%) React
12 29 (0.78%) .NET Framework
12 29 (0.78%) Node.js
12 29 (0.78%) Web Services
13 26 (0.70%) YAML
14 25 (0.67%) Middleware
15 23 (0.61%) XML
16 20 (0.53%) RESTful
17 19 (0.51%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 317 (8.47%) Public Cloud
2 273 (7.30%) Cloud Native
3 137 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 122 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
5 119 (3.18%) Data Centre
6 92 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
7 88 (2.35%) Product Ownership
8 87 (2.33%) PKI
9 55 (1.47%) IoT
10 47 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
11 40 (1.07%) Private Cloud
12 36 (0.96%) Blockchain
12 36 (0.96%) Security Posture
13 35 (0.94%) PMI
14 32 (0.86%) Mobile App
15 31 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 28 (0.75%) Credit Risk
16 28 (0.75%) Data Structures
17 26 (0.70%) Robotics
18 23 (0.61%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 142 (3.80%) Linux
2 73 (1.95%) Windows
3 40 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 38 (1.02%) Unix
5 19 (0.51%) Android
6 17 (0.45%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.29%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.21%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.16%) Mesosphere
9 6 (0.16%) Solaris
10 3 (0.080%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.053%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.027%) CentOS
12 1 (0.027%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 859 (22.96%) Agile
2 853 (22.80%) TOGAF
3 769 (20.56%) Actionable Insight
4 735 (19.65%) Roadmaps
5 464 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
6 461 (12.32%) Technical Architecture
7 392 (10.48%) Validation
8 374 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 371 (9.92%) Requirements Management
10 370 (9.89%) Presales
11 369 (9.86%) Data Architecture
12 362 (9.68%) Network Management
13 361 (9.65%) Model Validation
14 353 (9.44%) Mentoring
15 352 (9.41%) Network Architecture
16 349 (9.33%) Microservices
17 321 (8.58%) DevOps
18 319 (8.53%) Data Modelling
19 305 (8.15%) Analytics
20 292 (7.81%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 176 (4.70%) SQL
2 157 (4.20%) Python
3 155 (4.14%) Java
4 143 (3.82%) C#
5 91 (2.43%) JavaScript
6 48 (1.28%) C++
7 44 (1.18%) C
8 41 (1.10%) T-SQL
9 37 (0.99%) PowerShell
10 23 (0.61%) MATLAB
11 12 (0.32%) Ruby
12 10 (0.27%) Go
12 10 (0.27%) Kotlin
13 9 (0.24%) Fortran
14 8 (0.21%) Embedded C
15 7 (0.19%) Bicep
15 7 (0.19%) R
16 6 (0.16%) Bash
16 6 (0.16%) Scala
17 5 (0.13%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 771 (20.61%) Security Cleared
2 464 (12.40%) SC Cleared
3 365 (9.76%) Degree
4 138 (3.69%) DV Cleared
5 137 (3.66%) Azure Certification
6 129 (3.45%) AWS Certification
7 125 (3.34%) TOGAF Certification
8 112 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
9 97 (2.59%) CISSP
10 92 (2.46%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
11 83 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
12 76 (2.03%) BPSS Clearance
13 61 (1.63%) CISM
14 49 (1.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 48 (1.28%) CCNP
16 45 (1.20%) CCSP
17 42 (1.12%) CCNA
18 39 (1.04%) PMI Certification
19 38 (1.02%) CCSK
20 32 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (4.06%) Data Quality
2 150 (4.01%) GDPR
3 69 (1.84%) NIST
4 48 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 45 (1.20%) QA
6 32 (0.86%) COBIT
7 23 (0.61%) Accessibility
8 20 (0.53%) SLA
9 18 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
10 17 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 17 (0.45%) PCI DSS
11 15 (0.40%) SEPA
12 7 (0.19%) ISO 13485
12 7 (0.19%) ISO 20022
12 7 (0.19%) ISO 26262
13 6 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 6 (0.16%) NCSC
14 3 (0.080%) HMG Infosec
14 3 (0.080%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 3 (0.080%) JSP 440
System Software
1 117 (3.13%) Docker
2 39 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
4 21 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.53%) Active Directory
6 18 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
7 13 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (0.32%) vSphere
9 11 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
10 10 (0.27%) Firmware
11 5 (0.13%) Embedded Firmware
12 3 (0.080%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.027%) HDFS
13 1 (0.027%) Kamailio
13 1 (0.027%) KVM
13 1 (0.027%) RACF
13 1 (0.027%) Xen
Systems Management
1 184 (4.92%) Kubernetes
2 104 (2.78%) Terraform
3 37 (0.99%) Single Sign-On
4 29 (0.78%) OpenView
5 28 (0.75%) Ansible
6 24 (0.64%) Puppet
7 15 (0.40%) CASB
7 15 (0.40%) Stealthwatch
8 9 (0.24%) Grafana
8 9 (0.24%) Prometheus
9 8 (0.21%) Progress Chef
10 6 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (0.16%) Endace
10 6 (0.16%) Jamf Pro
10 6 (0.16%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (0.13%) SCOM
12 3 (0.080%) Functional Safety
12 3 (0.080%) MOM
12 3 (0.080%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 604 (16.15%) Microsoft
2 260 (6.95%) Google
3 183 (4.89%) Oracle
4 159 (4.25%) SAP
5 107 (2.86%) Cisco
6 87 (2.33%) Sparx
7 75 (2.00%) Anaplan
7 75 (2.00%) Hyperion
8 70 (1.87%) ServiceNow
9 58 (1.55%) Databricks
10 52 (1.39%) Salesforce
11 51 (1.36%) VMware
12 45 (1.20%) Juniper
13 44 (1.18%) Apple
14 41 (1.10%) Adobe
15 36 (0.96%) Meraki
16 31 (0.83%) MuleSoft
17 29 (0.78%) BMC
17 29 (0.78%) HP
17 29 (0.78%) Remedy