Period
to 26 February 2021

The median annual salary for a .NET Architect was £78,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 February 2021.

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

.NET Architect
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 707 887 886
Rank change year-on-year +180 -1 +72
Permanent jobs requiring a .NET Architect 107 124 255
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 93 118 224
Median annual salary £78,500 £85,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.65% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £55,500 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £101,250 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% -6.90% +11.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 69,869 117,563 145,242
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.92% 95.48% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 56,047 95,344 117,772
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,986 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

.NET Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Architect in the UK

.NET Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for .NET Architect in the UK

.NET Architect
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing .NET Architect over the 6 months to 26 February 2021.

Salary histogram for .NET Architect in the UK

.NET Architect
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 26 February 2021. 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
England +197 106 £78,500 -7.65% 10
UK excluding London +185 75 £70,000 +3.70% 7
London +143 31 £92,500 +5.71% 4
North of England +76 30 £67,500 -3.57% 1
Midlands +70 19 £75,000 +25.00% 1
East Midlands +49 18 £75,000 +36.36%
North West +57 17 £71,250 +1.79%
Work from Home -92 14 £90,000 -10.00% 2
East of England +90 13 £87,500 +1.45% 3
South East +119 12 £70,000 +9.80%
Yorkshire +41 10 £55,500 -7.50% 1
North East - 3 £67,500 -
West Midlands +46 1 £55,000 -2.22% 1
South West - 1 £70,000 - 1

.NET Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2021, .NET 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 featuring .NET Architect in the job title.

1 107 (100.00%) .NET
2 72 (67.29%) C#
3 65 (60.75%) Azure
4 56 (52.34%) Microservices
5 52 (48.60%) .NET Core
5 52 (48.60%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (41.12%) SQL Server
7 37 (34.58%) Microsoft
8 32 (29.91%) DevOps
9 30 (28.04%) .NET Framework
10 27 (25.23%) Enterprise Architecture
11 25 (23.36%) CSS
11 25 (23.36%) SQL
11 25 (23.36%) Finance
12 21 (19.63%) RabbitMQ
13 19 (17.76%) AWS
13 19 (17.76%) Technical Architecture
14 18 (16.82%) Use Case
14 18 (16.82%) MVC
14 18 (16.82%) ASP.NET Web API
15 17 (15.89%) Sequence Diagram
15 17 (15.89%) PaaS
15 17 (15.89%) REST
15 17 (15.89%) User Stories
15 17 (15.89%) ASP.NET
15 17 (15.89%) jQuery
15 17 (15.89%) Back Office
15 17 (15.89%) Problem-Solving
16 16 (14.95%) TDD
16 16 (14.95%) SOA

.NET Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (8.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) CMS
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 65 (60.75%) Azure
2 19 (17.76%) AWS
3 17 (15.89%) PaaS
4 13 (12.15%) SaaS
5 11 (10.28%) Dynamics 365
6 10 (9.35%) Power Platform
7 7 (6.54%) IaaS
8 4 (3.74%) NuGet
9 2 (1.87%) Serverless
10 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.93%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (41.12%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.02%) Redis
3 10 (9.35%) Azure SQL Database
4 9 (8.41%) Data Lake
5 6 (5.61%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.80%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.87%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.87%) MySQL
8 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.93%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.93%) Power BI
8 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.67%) NUnit
2 4 (3.74%) SonarQube
2 4 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.74%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.87%) GitLab
4 1 (0.93%) Log4Net
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.93%) Selenium
4 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (23.36%) Finance
2 17 (15.89%) Back Office
3 4 (3.74%) Law
4 3 (2.80%) Legal
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (100.00%) .NET
2 52 (48.60%) .NET Core
3 30 (28.04%) .NET Framework
4 25 (23.36%) CSS
5 21 (19.63%) RabbitMQ
6 18 (16.82%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (15.89%) ASP.NET
7 17 (15.89%) jQuery
7 17 (15.89%) REST
8 16 (14.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (13.08%) React
10 13 (12.15%) OpenID
11 10 (9.35%) Middleware
11 10 (9.35%) XML
12 9 (8.41%) AngularJS
13 8 (7.48%) ASP.NET Core
13 8 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (7.48%) MSMQ
13 8 (7.48%) ZeroMQ
14 7 (6.54%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (12.15%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.61%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (1.87%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.93%) iPhone
4 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.93%) PMI
4 1 (0.93%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.48%) Windows
2 3 (2.80%) Android
3 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Unix
4 1 (0.93%) VMS
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (52.34%) Microservices
2 52 (48.60%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (29.91%) DevOps
4 27 (25.23%) Enterprise Architecture
5 19 (17.76%) Technical Architecture
6 18 (16.82%) MVC
6 18 (16.82%) Use Case
7 17 (15.89%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (15.89%) Sequence Diagram
7 17 (15.89%) User Stories
8 16 (14.95%) SOA
8 16 (14.95%) TDD
8 16 (14.95%) Test Automation
9 14 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (13.08%) CQRS
9 14 (13.08%) Deployment Automation
9 14 (13.08%) Scrum
9 14 (13.08%) Technology Roadmap
10 13 (12.15%) Unit Testing
11 12 (11.21%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 72 (67.29%) C#
2 25 (23.36%) SQL
3 15 (14.02%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.35%) Java
5 6 (5.61%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.87%) Ruby
6 2 (1.87%) VB
6 2 (1.87%) VB6
7 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (3.74%) Degree
2 2 (1.87%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) PSD2
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 16 (14.95%) Docker
2 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (14.95%) Kubernetes
2 13 (12.15%) MIIS
3 6 (5.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (34.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.61%) Oracle
3 5 (4.67%) Databricks
4 2 (1.87%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.93%) Meridio
5 1 (0.93%) Micro Focus
5 1 (0.93%) SAP
5 1 (0.93%) Sitecore