Senior Architect Jobs in the UK excluding London

Senior Architect
UK > UK excluding London

The median Senior Architect salary in the UK excluding London is £70,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 16 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
16 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 373 436 605
Rank change year-on-year +63 +169 -96
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 479 325 278
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.60% 0.59% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.66% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 330 134 133
10th Percentile £51,700 £56,250 £52,788
25th Percentile £56,809 £67,500 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £80,000 £75,940
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.35% +1.25%
75th Percentile £80,000 £90,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £102,625 £94,750
UK median annual salary £75,000 £85,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% - +6.25%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies 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 75,991 49,070 72,896
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 88.81% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 53,059 29,227 42,783
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,750 £28,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £53,519 £50,296
Median % change year-on-year -6.58% +6.41% +5.89%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Architect in the UK excluding London

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Senior Architect in the UK excluding London

Senior Architect
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Architect in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 16 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Senior Architect in the UK excluding London

Senior 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 Senior Architect within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 16 June 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 +121 200 £70,000 -12.10% 16
Midlands +37 112 £62,500 -19.35% 7
North West +23 104 £70,000 -12.10% 8
West Midlands +48 87 £62,500 -17.22% 5
Yorkshire +129 80 £70,000 -17.65% 6
South East -63 65 £67,500 -20.59% 4
Scotland -60 49 £80,000 -5.88% 5
South West -36 34 £72,500 -9.38% 4
East Midlands -13 25 £50,000 -52.38% 2
North East -4 16 £70,000 -28.21% 2
Wales +16 12 £53,500 -15.75% 2
East of England -27 4 £90,750 +13.44% 4
Northern Ireland +15 3 £80,000 - 4
Senior Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 June 2024, Senior 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 Senior Architect in the job title.

1 107 (22.34%) Degree
2 106 (22.13%) Cybersecurity
3 93 (19.42%) Microsoft
4 89 (18.58%) Agile
5 85 (17.75%) Mentoring
6 84 (17.54%) Finance
7 79 (16.49%) Coaching
8 77 (16.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 77 (16.08%) AWS
9 75 (15.66%) Roadmaps
10 73 (15.24%) Analytics
11 68 (14.20%) Problem-Solving
12 67 (13.99%) Azure
13 65 (13.57%) Social Skills
14 64 (13.36%) Data Centre
15 63 (13.15%) Architectural Patterns
16 61 (12.73%) WAN
16 61 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
17 58 (12.11%) Design Patterns
18 57 (11.90%) Presales
19 55 (11.48%) Public Cloud
19 55 (11.48%) SD-WAN
20 53 (11.06%) DevOps
20 53 (11.06%) Digital Transformation Programme
21 52 (10.86%) Meraki
21 52 (10.86%) Cisco
21 52 (10.86%) CCNP
22 50 (10.44%) Data Modelling
23 48 (10.02%) CCNA
23 48 (10.02%) Adobe

Senior 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 11 (2.30%) CMS
2 6 (1.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (1.25%) Simulink
3 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.04%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.21%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.21%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.21%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.21%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 77 (16.08%) AWS
2 67 (13.99%) Azure
3 30 (6.26%) Power Platform
4 27 (5.64%) Dynamics 365
5 20 (4.18%) Power Automate
5 20 (4.18%) PowerApps
6 16 (3.34%) SaaS
7 13 (2.71%) Microsoft 365
8 9 (1.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 9 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (1.88%) Amazon S3
8 9 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (1.88%) Azure DevOps
8 9 (1.88%) CloudFront
8 9 (1.88%) Route 53
8 9 (1.88%) Serverless
8 9 (1.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (1.25%) Entra ID
10 5 (1.04%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 61 (12.73%) WAN
2 55 (11.48%) SD-WAN
3 33 (6.89%) Cisco Firepower
4 13 (2.71%) Network Security
5 11 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (1.46%) Firewall
7 4 (0.84%) LAN
7 4 (0.84%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.84%) Wireless
8 3 (0.63%) DMZ
8 3 (0.63%) Internet
8 3 (0.63%) Modbus
8 3 (0.63%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (0.63%) VLAN
8 3 (0.63%) VPN
9 1 (0.21%) GPON
9 1 (0.21%) MPLS
9 1 (0.21%) VoIP
9 1 (0.21%) WLAN
9 1 (0.21%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.35%) NoSQL
2 21 (4.38%) Power BI
3 17 (3.55%) Metadata
4 12 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (1.46%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.25%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.84%) SQL Server
9 3 (0.63%) Big Data
9 3 (0.63%) MySQL
10 1 (0.21%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.21%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 6 (1.25%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 84 (17.54%) Finance
2 77 (16.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 65 (13.57%) Social Skills
4 45 (9.39%) Public Sector
5 40 (8.35%) Law
6 37 (7.72%) Marketing
7 24 (5.01%) Organisational Skills
8 23 (4.80%) Retail
9 17 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (2.92%) Banking
11 11 (2.30%) Manufacturing
12 6 (1.25%) Games
12 6 (1.25%) Military
13 5 (1.04%) Digital Health
13 5 (1.04%) Health Technology
14 4 (0.84%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.84%) Presentation Skills
15 3 (0.63%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.63%) German Language
15 3 (0.63%) Influencing Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.80%) React
2 19 (3.97%) Django
2 19 (3.97%) Node.js
3 11 (2.30%) .NET
4 6 (1.25%) OAuth
4 6 (1.25%) SAML
5 5 (1.04%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.63%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.63%) REST
6 3 (0.63%) SOAP
6 3 (0.63%) Web Services
6 3 (0.63%) YAML
7 1 (0.21%) EDI
7 1 (0.21%) Kafka
7 1 (0.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 64 (13.36%) Data Centre
2 55 (11.48%) Public Cloud
3 28 (5.85%) Cloud Native
4 21 (4.38%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.51%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.88%) Renewable Energy
7 8 (1.67%) Product Ownership
8 7 (1.46%) PropTech
9 6 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (1.25%) FMCG
9 6 (1.25%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.04%) NHS
10 5 (1.04%) Replication
11 4 (0.84%) SCADA
11 4 (0.84%) Security Posture
12 3 (0.63%) Cyber Defence
12 3 (0.63%) PMI
12 3 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.63%) Taxonomies
13 1 (0.21%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.51%) Linux
2 8 (1.67%) VME
3 3 (0.63%) Windows
4 1 (0.21%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (22.13%) Cybersecurity
2 89 (18.58%) Agile
3 85 (17.75%) Mentoring
4 79 (16.49%) Coaching
5 75 (15.66%) Roadmaps
6 73 (15.24%) Analytics
7 68 (14.20%) Problem-Solving
8 63 (13.15%) Architectural Patterns
9 58 (12.11%) Design Patterns
10 57 (11.90%) Presales
11 53 (11.06%) DevOps
11 53 (11.06%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 50 (10.44%) Data Modelling
13 48 (10.02%) Customer Engagement
13 48 (10.02%) Software Licensing
13 48 (10.02%) Time Management
14 45 (9.39%) Decision-Making
15 43 (8.98%) Artificial Intelligence
16 42 (8.77%) Open Source
17 41 (8.56%) Business Strategy
Programming Languages
1 37 (7.72%) Python
2 13 (2.71%) SQL
3 12 (2.51%) C#
4 10 (2.09%) Java
5 8 (1.67%) COBOL
5 8 (1.67%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.67%) Micro Focus COBOL
6 6 (1.25%) C
6 6 (1.25%) MATLAB
6 6 (1.25%) R
6 6 (1.25%) Scala
7 3 (0.63%) Bicep
7 3 (0.63%) PHP
8 2 (0.42%) C++
8 2 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 107 (22.34%) Degree
2 61 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
3 52 (10.86%) CCNP
4 48 (10.02%) CCNA
5 29 (6.05%) Security Cleared
6 26 (5.43%) SC Cleared
7 23 (4.80%) CISSP
7 23 (4.80%) Computer Science Degree
8 17 (3.55%) CISM
9 15 (3.13%) AWS Certification
10 9 (1.88%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
10 9 (1.88%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
11 8 (1.67%) TOGAF Certification
12 7 (1.46%) Azure Certification
13 6 (1.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 6 (1.25%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
13 6 (1.25%) CCIE
13 6 (1.25%) CCSK
13 6 (1.25%) CCSP
14 5 (1.04%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.80%) NIST
2 15 (3.13%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.25%) Accessibility
4 3 (0.63%) HMG Infosec
4 3 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.63%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.63%) RMADS
5 2 (0.42%) GRC
6 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.21%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (3.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (6.89%) Stealthwatch
2 22 (4.59%) Kubernetes
3 15 (3.13%) CASB
4 12 (2.51%) Terraform
5 7 (1.46%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 93 (19.42%) Microsoft
2 52 (10.86%) Cisco
2 52 (10.86%) Meraki
3 48 (10.02%) Adobe
3 48 (10.02%) Apple
4 8 (1.67%) Micro Focus
5 7 (1.46%) SAP
6 6 (1.25%) Databricks
6 6 (1.25%) Oracle
7 4 (0.84%) Google
8 3 (0.63%) Cognizant
8 3 (0.63%) Palo Alto
8 3 (0.63%) Splunk
8 3 (0.63%) Twitter
9 2 (0.42%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.42%) Salesforce
9 2 (0.42%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.42%) Workday
10 1 (0.21%) Ekahau
10 1 (0.21%) Ruckus Wireless