The median annual salary for a Digital Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Digital Architect
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 687 766 827
Rank change year-on-year +79 +61  
Permanent jobs requiring a Digital Architect 166 184 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 126 142 94
Median salary £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,900 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -10.34% +3.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Digital Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Digital Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Architect in the UK

Digital Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Digital Architect in the UK

Digital Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Architect over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Digital Architect in the UK

Digital Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +51 158 £80,000 +10.34% 11
London +42 95 £82,500 +17.85% 7
South West +40 25 £65,000 -10.34%
South East +55 15 £54,750 -15.76% 1
City of London +47 10 £84,000 +0.29% 1
Yorkshire +41 9 £65,000 +9.70%
West Yorkshire +26 9 £65,000 +9.70%
Bristol - 8 £56,250 -
Leeds +27 7 £65,000 +9.70%
Swindon - 7 £65,000 -
Wiltshire - 7 £65,000 -
Berkshire +34 6 £47,000 -39.35% 1
Northamptonshire - 5 £65,000 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £65,000 - 1
Crawley - 4 - -
West Sussex - 4 - -
West Midlands - 4 - - 1
Birmingham - 4 - - 1
Scotland +23 3 £72,500 -1.69%
Edinburgh +4 3 £72,500 +11.53%
Northampton - 3 £55,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £47,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +13 2 - - 1
Tyne and Wear +10 2 - - 1
North East +9 2 - - 1
North West -19 2 £55,000 -33.33%
East Sussex - 2 £76,000 -
Halifax - 2 £70,000 -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Brighton - 2 £76,000 -

Digital Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Digital 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 featuring Digital Architect in the job title.

1 157 (44.99%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (37.25%) TOGAF
3 112 (32.09%) E-Commerce
4 97 (27.79%) Java
5 84 (24.07%) Finance
6 66 (18.91%) Enterprise Architecture
7 58 (16.62%) Mobile App
8 57 (16.33%) Adobe
9 55 (15.76%) IT Strategy
10 53 (15.19%) Analytics
11 52 (14.90%) JavaScript
12 50 (14.33%) CRM
13 49 (14.04%) Banking
14 48 (13.75%) Zachman Framework
15 47 (13.47%) Marketing
15 47 (13.47%) SOA
15 47 (13.47%) .NET
15 47 (13.47%) DevOps
16 46 (13.18%) Content Management
17 45 (12.89%) Scrum
18 44 (12.61%) Microsoft
19 42 (12.03%) Amazon AWS
19 42 (12.03%) Open Source
19 42 (12.03%) hybris
20 41 (11.75%) Stakeholder Management
21 40 (11.46%) Retail
22 38 (10.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
23 35 (10.03%) Oracle
24 34 (9.74%) AngularJS
25 33 (9.46%) SaaS

Digital 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 38 (10.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 19 (5.44%) CMS
3 10 (2.87%) Apache
4 9 (2.58%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.29%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.72%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.43%) Confluence
7 5 (1.43%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.86%) Drupal
8 3 (0.86%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.86%) IIS
8 3 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.57%) Magnolia
9 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.29%) Documentum
10 1 (0.29%) JBoss
10 1 (0.29%) Mule
10 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.29%) MS Office
2 8 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.29%) InVision
Business Applications
1 10 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.15%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.86%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.57%) OpenText MBPM
4 2 (0.57%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (12.03%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (9.46%) SaaS
3 21 (6.02%) PaaS
4 20 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (4.58%) IaaS
6 9 (2.58%) Adobe Analytics
6 9 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.15%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.57%) Office 365
8 2 (0.57%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.58%) Internet
2 8 (2.29%) Skype
3 5 (1.43%) Intranet
4 3 (0.86%) SSL
5 1 (0.29%) Firewall
5 1 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.29%) LAN
5 1 (0.29%) Network Security
5 1 (0.29%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.30%) NoSQL
2 19 (5.44%) SQL Server
3 17 (4.87%) Big Data
4 15 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (3.44%) Hadoop
6 11 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (2.87%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.01%) Redis
9 6 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (1.43%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.57%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.57%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.57%) MySQL
12 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.29%) KDB
13 1 (0.29%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 19 (5.44%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.01%) Selenium
2 7 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.43%) GitLab
3 5 (1.43%) JIRA
4 3 (0.86%) Jasmine
4 3 (0.86%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (0.86%) PhantomJS
4 3 (0.86%) Subversion
4 3 (0.86%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.86%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.57%) JUnit
6 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.29%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.29%) Maven
6 1 (0.29%) NUnit
General
1 84 (24.07%) Finance
2 49 (14.04%) Banking
3 47 (13.47%) Marketing
4 40 (11.46%) Retail
5 15 (4.30%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.15%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.87%) Games
7 10 (2.87%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.15%) Advertising
8 4 (1.15%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.86%) Automotive
10 2 (0.57%) Back Office
10 2 (0.57%) Publishing
11 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (13.47%) .NET
2 34 (9.74%) AngularJS
3 32 (9.17%) Web Services
4 28 (8.02%) Node.js
5 23 (6.59%) REST
6 20 (5.73%) Middleware
7 18 (5.16%) HTML
8 15 (4.30%) J2EE
8 15 (4.30%) SOAP
8 15 (4.30%) XML
9 13 (3.72%) React
10 12 (3.44%) .NET Framework
10 12 (3.44%) HTML5
11 11 (3.15%) Kafka
11 11 (3.15%) Spring
12 10 (2.87%) ASP.NET
12 10 (2.87%) CSS
12 10 (2.87%) JSON
13 8 (2.29%) RESTful
14 7 (2.01%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 58 (16.62%) Mobile App
2 27 (7.74%) Management Information System
3 26 (7.45%) Social Media
4 18 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.16%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (4.87%) Computer Science
6 14 (4.01%) Virtual Team
7 11 (3.15%) Mobile Banking
7 11 (3.15%) NHS
8 9 (2.58%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (2.58%) IVR
9 8 (2.29%) Online Banking
9 8 (2.29%) User Experience
10 5 (1.43%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.15%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.15%) Linked Data
11 4 (1.15%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (1.15%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.86%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (0.86%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.30%) Android
2 11 (3.15%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.72%) Linux
4 5 (1.43%) Windows
5 2 (0.57%) CentOS
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.29%) Unix
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (44.99%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (37.25%) TOGAF
3 112 (32.09%) E-Commerce
4 66 (18.91%) Enterprise Architecture
5 55 (15.76%) IT Strategy
6 53 (15.19%) Analytics
7 50 (14.33%) CRM
8 48 (13.75%) Zachman Framework
9 47 (13.47%) DevOps
9 47 (13.47%) SOA
10 46 (13.18%) Content Management
11 45 (12.89%) Scrum
12 42 (12.03%) Open Source
13 41 (11.75%) Stakeholder Management
14 33 (9.46%) Digital Marketing
15 32 (9.17%) Microservices
16 29 (8.31%) Mentoring
17 27 (7.74%) Presales
18 25 (7.16%) OO
18 25 (7.16%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 97 (27.79%) Java
2 52 (14.90%) JavaScript
3 27 (7.74%) C#
3 27 (7.74%) SQL
4 20 (5.73%) Scala
5 19 (5.44%) Ruby
6 18 (5.16%) PHP
7 13 (3.72%) Python
8 10 (2.87%) C
9 7 (2.01%) C++
10 6 (1.72%) Groovy
11 4 (1.15%) Clojure
12 2 (0.57%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (6.88%) Degree
2 8 (2.29%) OCMJEA
2 8 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 8 (2.29%) Sun Certification
3 7 (2.01%) ISEB
3 7 (2.01%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.15%) MBA
5 3 (0.86%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.86%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.57%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.29%) QA
2 7 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.57%) GCP
System Software
1 16 (4.58%) Docker
2 4 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (0.86%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.58%) Puppet
2 5 (1.43%) Ansible
3 3 (0.86%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 2 (0.57%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (16.33%) Adobe
2 44 (12.61%) Microsoft
3 42 (12.03%) hybris
4 35 (10.03%) Oracle
5 13 (3.72%) Sitecore
6 12 (3.44%) SAP
7 9 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.01%) Sencha
9 6 (1.72%) IBM
9 6 (1.72%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.43%) Casewise
10 5 (1.43%) MuleSoft
11 4 (1.15%) Splunk
12 3 (0.86%) Apigee
12 3 (0.86%) Brocade
12 3 (0.86%) CA
12 3 (0.86%) Google
12 3 (0.86%) Mashery
12 3 (0.86%) OpenText
12 3 (0.86%) Pega
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