Period
to 20 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Digital Architect was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

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

Digital Architect
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 709 848 868
Rank change year-on-year +139 +20 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Digital Architect 143 107 261
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.097% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.10% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 82 54 166
10th Percentile £66,375 £52,000 £66,250
25th Percentile £77,813 £65,000 £72,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £87,500 £76,250 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.75% -10.29% +3.03%
75th Percentile £101,250 £95,000 £97,500
90th Percentile £111,250 £97,500 £108,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £79,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +0.63% +17.78%

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 78,580 104,890 142,681
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.09% 95.37% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 61,710 85,237 114,792
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £40,750 £38,000 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Digital Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Architect in the UK

Digital Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Digital Architect in the UK

Digital Architect
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Digital Architect over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Digital Architect in the UK

Digital 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 Digital Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 20 April 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 +178 131 £90,000 +12.50% 22
London +129 77 £91,250 +21.67% 14
UK excluding London +107 54 £75,000 -6.25% 9
Work from Home - 20 £92,500 - 8
East of England +79 19 - -
Midlands +33 15 £80,000 - 2
West Midlands +23 14 £80,000 - 1
South East +67 8 £90,000 - 2
South West +16 6 £75,000 -
Scotland +4 4 £61,750 -3.14%
North of England +28 2 £92,500 +8.82% 4
North West +37 1 £92,500 - 3
East Midlands +12 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +3 1 - - 1

Digital Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, Digital 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 Digital Architect in the job title.

1 84 (58.74%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (35.66%) Azure
3 45 (31.47%) E-Commerce
4 44 (30.77%) Microservices
5 42 (29.37%) AWS
6 32 (22.38%) Finance
7 31 (21.68%) B2B
7 31 (21.68%) B2C
7 31 (21.68%) DevOps
8 30 (20.98%) Marketing
9 29 (20.28%) Adobe
9 29 (20.28%) Open Source
10 28 (19.58%) Strategic Roadmap
11 27 (18.88%) TOGAF
12 26 (18.18%) Microsoft
12 26 (18.18%) JavaScript
12 26 (18.18%) React
13 23 (16.08%) SharePoint
13 23 (16.08%) Java
14 22 (15.38%) Retail
14 22 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
15 21 (14.69%) Customer-Centricity
16 20 (13.99%) PaaS
16 20 (13.99%) Content Management
16 20 (13.99%) CMS
17 18 (12.59%) Banking
17 18 (12.59%) Scrum
17 18 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (12.59%) Security Cleared
17 18 (12.59%) Sitecore CMS

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 23 (16.08%) SharePoint
2 20 (13.99%) CMS
3 18 (12.59%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (6.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.40%) Apache
6 1 (0.70%) JBoss
6 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 9 (6.29%) Magento
2 8 (5.59%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 51 (35.66%) Azure
2 42 (29.37%) AWS
3 20 (13.99%) PaaS
4 18 (12.59%) GCP
4 18 (12.59%) Microsoft 365
5 16 (11.19%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (11.19%) OneDrive
6 9 (6.29%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (6.29%) SaaS
6 9 (6.29%) Serverless
7 7 (4.90%) IaaS
8 6 (4.20%) Azure Key Vault
8 6 (4.20%) Azure Service Bus
9 5 (3.50%) Power Platform
10 3 (2.10%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (2.10%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.70%) Boomi
11 1 (0.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.19%) NetScaler
1 16 (11.19%) Skype
2 1 (0.70%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.59%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (2.80%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.10%) Data Lake
3 3 (2.10%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.40%) Tableau
5 1 (0.70%) Big Data
5 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.70%) GIS
5 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.70%) Power BI
5 1 (0.70%) Redis
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.70%) LabVIEW
1 1 (0.70%) SonarQube
General
1 32 (22.38%) Finance
2 30 (20.98%) Marketing
3 22 (15.38%) Retail
4 18 (12.59%) Banking
5 14 (9.79%) Telecoms
6 10 (6.99%) Law
7 9 (6.29%) Games
8 6 (4.20%) Public Sector
9 4 (2.80%) Back Office
9 4 (2.80%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.70%) Legal
10 1 (0.70%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.18%) React
2 16 (11.19%) CSS
3 14 (9.79%) .NET
4 12 (8.39%) .NET Core
4 12 (8.39%) jQuery
4 12 (8.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (6.99%) .NET Framework
5 10 (6.99%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (6.99%) Entity Framework
6 7 (4.90%) REST
6 7 (4.90%) Web Services
7 6 (4.20%) Kafka
8 3 (2.10%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.10%) Node.js
8 3 (2.10%) WebSockets
9 2 (1.40%) Ajax
9 2 (1.40%) HTML
9 2 (1.40%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (1.40%) Vue.js
9 2 (1.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.19%) Public Cloud
2 10 (6.99%) N-Tier
3 9 (6.29%) Cloud Native
3 9 (6.29%) Life Science
4 5 (3.50%) User Experience
5 4 (2.80%) Blog
6 3 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.10%) Social Network
7 2 (1.40%) FMCG
7 2 (1.40%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.40%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (0.70%) Digital Signage
8 1 (0.70%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.70%) Social Media
8 1 (0.70%) Tandem
8 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.89%) Linux
1 17 (11.89%) Windows
2 16 (11.19%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (58.74%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (31.47%) E-Commerce
3 44 (30.77%) Microservices
4 31 (21.68%) B2B
4 31 (21.68%) B2C
4 31 (21.68%) DevOps
5 29 (20.28%) Open Source
6 28 (19.58%) Strategic Roadmap
7 27 (18.88%) TOGAF
8 22 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
9 21 (14.69%) Customer-Centricity
10 20 (13.99%) Content Management
11 18 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (12.59%) Scrum
11 18 (12.59%) Technology Roadmap
12 17 (11.89%) Asset Management
12 17 (11.89%) Machine Learning
12 17 (11.89%) Robotic Process Automation
12 17 (11.89%) SOA
13 16 (11.19%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 23 (16.08%) Java
3 14 (9.79%) SQL
4 12 (8.39%) C#
5 11 (7.69%) Python
6 10 (6.99%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.20%) Go
8 1 (0.70%) Kotlin
8 1 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (12.59%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.89%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.40%) Degree
3 2 (1.40%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.10%) NIST
2 2 (1.40%) COBIT
2 2 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.40%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (11.89%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.80%) Docker
4 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (11.19%) Microsoft Intune
1 16 (11.19%) SCCM
2 14 (9.79%) Terraform
3 4 (2.80%) Ansible
4 2 (1.40%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (20.28%) Adobe
2 26 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 18 (12.59%) Sitecore
4 17 (11.89%) Citrix
5 16 (11.19%) Ivanti
5 16 (11.19%) VMware
6 11 (7.69%) MuleSoft
7 8 (5.59%) Sparx
8 6 (4.20%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.80%) Google
9 4 (2.80%) Nintex
10 3 (2.10%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.40%) Apple
11 2 (1.40%) Axway
11 2 (1.40%) Databricks
11 2 (1.40%) Pega
11 2 (1.40%) SAP
12 1 (0.70%) IBM
12 1 (0.70%) Informatica
12 1 (0.70%) Oracle