Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Digital Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 917 868 1025
Rank change year-on-year -49 +157 +101
Permanent jobs requiring a Digital Architect 290 380 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 225 301 218
UK median annual salary £80,000 £77,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -3.33%
10th Percentile £52,750 £53,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £111,500 £102,500 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £68,750
% change year-on-year -6.67% +9.09% +10.00%

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 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Digital Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Digital Architect in the UK

Digital Architect
Top 15 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 21 November 2017. 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 -75 266 £80,000 +3.23% 11
London -5 171 £82,500 +3.13% 8
UK excluding London -38 107 £70,000 -6.67% 3
North of England -15 41 £70,000 -6.67%
Yorkshire -24 22 £70,000 -6.67%
East of England -2 21 £60,000 -11.11%
North West +18 18 £70,000 -3.45%
South East +53 15 £62,500 +4.17% 2
Scotland -10 12 £85,000 +23.64%
Midlands +1 11 £65,000 +8.33% 1
East Midlands +15 9 £70,000 -22.22%
Wales +21 7 £85,000 +17.40%
South West +8 7 £70,000 +20.69%
West Midlands +5 2 £65,000 +8.33% 1
North East +8 1 £50,000 -

Digital Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 148 (51.03%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (30.34%) Finance
3 86 (29.66%) TOGAF
4 71 (24.48%) Enterprise Architecture
4 71 (24.48%) E-Commerce
5 55 (18.97%) Java
5 55 (18.97%) .NET
6 54 (18.62%) DevOps
7 52 (17.93%) Microsoft Azure
8 47 (16.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 44 (15.17%) Microsoft
9 44 (15.17%) Amazon AWS
10 42 (14.48%) Banking
11 40 (13.79%) Marketing
11 40 (13.79%) Degree
12 35 (12.07%) Retail
12 35 (12.07%) HTML
13 34 (11.72%) JavaScript
14 32 (11.03%) SOA
15 31 (10.69%) CRM
15 31 (10.69%) Web Services
15 31 (10.69%) CMS
16 30 (10.34%) Computer Science
16 30 (10.34%) Microservices
16 30 (10.34%) IT Strategy
17 29 (10.00%) AngularJS
18 28 (9.66%) UML
19 27 (9.31%) Analytics
19 27 (9.31%) Digital Transformation Programme
20 26 (8.97%) Scrum

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 31 (10.69%) CMS
2 20 (6.90%) Apache
3 10 (3.45%) Drupal
3 10 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.07%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (2.07%) WordPress
5 5 (1.72%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.38%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.34%) bbPress
8 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.34%) JBoss
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.34%) InVision
2 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.34%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle CRM On Demand
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (17.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (15.17%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (7.59%) PaaS
4 18 (6.21%) IaaS
5 15 (5.17%) SaaS
6 13 (4.48%) Office 365
7 9 (3.10%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (3.10%) Serverless
8 4 (1.38%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.34%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.45%) Internet
2 5 (1.72%) DNS
2 5 (1.72%) Wireless
3 2 (0.69%) LAN
3 2 (0.69%) NetScaler
3 2 (0.69%) SMS
3 2 (0.69%) WAN
4 1 (0.34%) 802.11
4 1 (0.34%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.34%) HTTP
4 1 (0.34%) MQTT
4 1 (0.34%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.34%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.62%) NoSQL
2 19 (6.55%) Big Data
3 12 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (3.79%) MySQL
5 10 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.41%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.41%) Oracle Exadata
6 7 (2.41%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.41%) SQL Server
7 6 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.03%) HDInsight
8 3 (1.03%) NewSQL
9 2 (0.69%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.34%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.34%) GIS
10 1 (0.34%) HBase
10 1 (0.34%) OLTP
10 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (4.83%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.10%) Selenium
3 8 (2.76%) Cucumber
3 8 (2.76%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.38%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (1.03%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.69%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.69%) Maven
7 1 (0.34%) Grunt
7 1 (0.34%) gulp
7 1 (0.34%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.34%) JUnit
7 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 88 (30.34%) Finance
2 42 (14.48%) Banking
3 40 (13.79%) Marketing
4 35 (12.07%) Retail
5 11 (3.79%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.10%) Automotive
7 7 (2.41%) Advertising
8 6 (2.07%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.38%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.03%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.03%) Law
10 3 (1.03%) Legal
10 3 (1.03%) Publishing
11 2 (0.69%) Games
12 1 (0.34%) Back Office
12 1 (0.34%) Electronics
12 1 (0.34%) Front Office
12 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (18.97%) .NET
2 35 (12.07%) HTML
3 31 (10.69%) Web Services
4 29 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 24 (8.28%) Node.js
6 23 (7.93%) CSS
7 16 (5.52%) React
8 12 (4.14%) Spring
9 10 (3.45%) CSS3
10 9 (3.10%) Ionic Framework
10 9 (3.10%) J2EE
10 9 (3.10%) REST
10 9 (3.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (2.41%) HTML5
11 7 (2.41%) Kafka
11 7 (2.41%) Middleware
12 6 (2.07%) .NET Framework
12 6 (2.07%) RESTful
12 6 (2.07%) XML
13 5 (1.72%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 18 (6.21%) User Experience
3 17 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.83%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.83%) Mobile App
5 12 (4.14%) Mobile Banking
6 11 (3.79%) Private Cloud
7 10 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (2.76%) Data Centre
9 7 (2.41%) Fintech
9 7 (2.41%) Online Banking
10 5 (1.72%) Smart Meter
11 4 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.38%) PKI
11 4 (1.38%) Social Network
12 3 (1.03%) 3D Printing
12 3 (1.03%) IVR
12 3 (1.03%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (1.03%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.79%) Android
1 11 (3.79%) Windows
2 9 (3.10%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.72%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.03%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.69%) Linux
5 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.34%) Unix
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (51.03%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (29.66%) TOGAF
3 71 (24.48%) E-Commerce
3 71 (24.48%) Enterprise Architecture
4 54 (18.62%) DevOps
5 47 (16.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (11.03%) SOA
7 31 (10.69%) CRM
8 30 (10.34%) IT Strategy
8 30 (10.34%) Microservices
9 28 (9.66%) UML
10 27 (9.31%) Analytics
10 27 (9.31%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 26 (8.97%) Scrum
12 24 (8.28%) Open Source
13 23 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (7.59%) Presales
15 20 (6.90%) Project Management
16 19 (6.55%) Software Engineering
17 16 (5.52%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 55 (18.97%) Java
2 34 (11.72%) JavaScript
3 23 (7.93%) C#
4 19 (6.55%) SQL
5 10 (3.45%) Scala
6 9 (3.10%) C
6 9 (3.10%) Python
7 7 (2.41%) PHP
8 3 (1.03%) Ruby
9 2 (0.69%) C++
9 2 (0.69%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.34%) Clojure
10 1 (0.34%) Go
Qualifications
1 40 (13.79%) Degree
2 20 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.79%) Master's Degree
4 7 (2.41%) ISEB
5 5 (1.72%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.72%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) CCNP
6 1 (0.34%) CISA
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.34%) CISM
6 1 (0.34%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.48%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (6.90%) Docker
2 3 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.03%) XenApp
2 3 (1.03%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.69%) Firmware
3 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.34%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (3.10%) Puppet
2 4 (1.38%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.69%) Terraform
4 1 (0.34%) Ansible
Vendors
1 44 (15.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.14%) hybris
2 12 (4.14%) Oracle
3 11 (3.79%) Sitecore
4 6 (2.07%) Autodesk
5 5 (1.72%) Adobe
5 5 (1.72%) Google
6 4 (1.38%) Citrix
7 3 (1.03%) Apigee
7 3 (1.03%) Apple
7 3 (1.03%) Hortonworks
7 3 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.03%) VMware
8 2 (0.69%) Ensighten
8 2 (0.69%) Facebook
8 2 (0.69%) IBM
8 2 (0.69%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.34%) BMC
9 1 (0.34%) EMC
9 1 (0.34%) SAP