Period
to 27 July 2021

The median annual salary for an Enterprise Architect was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

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

Enterprise Architect
UK
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 623 501 631
Rank change year-on-year -122 +130 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Enterprise Architect 395 328 556
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.47% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.49% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 284 251 436
10th Percentile £64,125 £59,000 £62,500
25th Percentile £75,000 £76,875 £73,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £90,000 £87,500
Median % change year-on-year - +2.86% -
75th Percentile £102,125 £110,625 £105,000
90th Percentile £119,625 £127,500 £115,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £80,000 £77,500 £82,500
% change year-on-year +3.23% -6.06% +3.13%

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 102,854 66,564 139,218
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.22% 95.04% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 73,150 54,318 112,554
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Enterprise Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Architect in the UK

Enterprise Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Enterprise Architect in the UK

Enterprise Architect
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Enterprise Architect over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Enterprise Architect in the UK

Enterprise 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 Enterprise Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 27 July 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 -100 352 £90,000 - 79
UK excluding London -69 191 £80,000 +3.23% 48
London -123 168 £96,500 -1.03% 36
South East -37 74 £85,000 -1.45% 15
Work from Home -211 67 £85,000 +6.25% 15
North of England -48 49 £74,000 -1.33% 7
Yorkshire -26 34 £71,000 -13.94% 1
Midlands -79 19 £91,750 +22.33% 14
South West -61 18 £92,500 +37.04% 3
East of England -41 16 £70,000 -17.65% 3
Scotland -53 15 £72,000 +29.73% 5
North West -42 13 £75,500 +0.67% 6
West Midlands -73 12 £93,500 +3.89% 13
East Midlands -53 7 £75,000 +25.00% 1
North East - 2 £80,000 -

Enterprise Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, Enterprise 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 Enterprise Architect in the job title.

1 159 (40.25%) Enterprise Architecture
2 131 (33.16%) Social Skills
3 109 (27.59%) TOGAF
4 100 (25.32%) Azure
5 98 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
6 96 (24.30%) Finance
7 70 (17.72%) AWS
8 63 (15.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 63 (15.95%) Technology Roadmap
9 60 (15.19%) IT Strategy
10 52 (13.16%) Analytics
11 50 (12.66%) Microservices
11 50 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
11 50 (12.66%) Retail
12 46 (11.65%) Microsoft
13 43 (10.89%) Strategic Roadmap
14 40 (10.13%) Public Sector
15 39 (9.87%) User Experience
15 39 (9.87%) ArchiMate
16 38 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
16 38 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
17 36 (9.11%) DevOps
17 36 (9.11%) Scaled Agile Framework
18 35 (8.86%) Degree
18 35 (8.86%) Cost Reduction
19 34 (8.61%) Data Modelling
19 34 (8.61%) ERP
19 34 (8.61%) Migration
19 34 (8.61%) GCP
20 33 (8.35%) .NET

Enterprise 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 7 (1.77%) Apache
2 5 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (0.76%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.76%) CMS
3 3 (0.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.03%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.51%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.51%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.25%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.25%) Lawson
3 1 (0.25%) Magento
3 1 (0.25%) Maximo
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle BRM
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 100 (25.32%) Azure
2 70 (17.72%) AWS
3 34 (8.61%) GCP
4 29 (7.34%) SaaS
5 16 (4.05%) PaaS
6 15 (3.80%) IaaS
7 12 (3.04%) Microsoft 365
7 12 (3.04%) Power Platform
8 10 (2.53%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (1.52%) Serverless
10 2 (0.51%) Apigee
10 2 (0.51%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.25%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.25%) Boomi
11 1 (0.25%) GitHub
11 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.53%) Network Security
2 9 (2.28%) WAN
3 7 (1.77%) LAN
4 6 (1.52%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.51%) BGP
5 2 (0.51%) DWDM
5 2 (0.51%) Firewall
5 2 (0.51%) MPLS
5 2 (0.51%) OSPF
5 2 (0.51%) SDH
5 2 (0.51%) VPLS
6 1 (0.25%) AMQP
6 1 (0.25%) Internet
6 1 (0.25%) SD-WAN
6 1 (0.25%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.09%) Big Data
2 18 (4.56%) Metadata
3 17 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (3.29%) Blockchain
5 11 (2.78%) Data Lake
6 8 (2.03%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.77%) Data Mining
7 7 (1.77%) Redis
7 7 (1.77%) Tableau
8 5 (1.27%) SAP HANA
9 4 (1.01%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.01%) SQL Server
10 3 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.76%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.51%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.51%) Power BI
11 2 (0.51%) Snowflake Schema
12 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.25%) GIS
12 1 (0.25%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 4 (1.01%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.51%) JIRA
2 2 (0.51%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.25%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.25%) kappa
3 1 (0.25%) Maven
3 1 (0.25%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (0.25%) Selenium
General
1 131 (33.16%) Social Skills
2 96 (24.30%) Finance
3 50 (12.66%) Retail
4 40 (10.13%) Public Sector
5 38 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (6.58%) Manufacturing
7 21 (5.32%) Marketing
8 20 (5.06%) Influencing Skills
9 18 (4.56%) Advertising
10 16 (4.05%) Banking
11 15 (3.80%) Presentation Skills
12 14 (3.54%) Telecoms
13 7 (1.77%) Back Office
13 7 (1.77%) Electronics
14 4 (1.01%) Organisational Skills
14 4 (1.01%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.76%) Law
15 3 (0.76%) Legal
16 2 (0.51%) Games
16 2 (0.51%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.35%) .NET
2 16 (4.05%) AngularJS
3 15 (3.80%) Node.js
4 12 (3.04%) Kafka
5 10 (2.53%) Spring
6 9 (2.28%) MEAN Stack
7 8 (2.03%) React
8 7 (1.77%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (1.77%) gRPC
8 7 (1.77%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (1.77%) RESTful
8 7 (1.77%) Spring Integration
9 6 (1.52%) Web Services
10 4 (1.01%) .NET Core
10 4 (1.01%) CSS
10 4 (1.01%) REST
10 4 (1.01%) XML
11 3 (0.76%) Spring Boot
11 3 (0.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (0.76%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.87%) User Experience
2 19 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (4.05%) Cloud Native
4 15 (3.80%) Life Science
5 14 (3.54%) Enterprise Cloud
5 14 (3.54%) Public Cloud
6 13 (3.29%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.28%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (2.28%) Legacy Systems
7 9 (2.28%) New Media
8 8 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (2.03%) Reinsurance
9 7 (1.77%) Taxonomies
10 6 (1.52%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.27%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.01%) FMCG
12 4 (1.01%) NHS
12 4 (1.01%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.76%) CMDB
13 3 (0.76%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.01%) Linux
1 4 (1.01%) Windows
2 3 (0.76%) Unix
3 1 (0.25%) Android
3 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (40.25%) Enterprise Architecture
2 109 (27.59%) TOGAF
3 98 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (15.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 63 (15.95%) Technology Roadmap
5 60 (15.19%) IT Strategy
6 52 (13.16%) Analytics
7 50 (12.66%) Microservices
7 50 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
8 43 (10.89%) Strategic Roadmap
9 39 (9.87%) ArchiMate
10 38 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
11 36 (9.11%) DevOps
11 36 (9.11%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 35 (8.86%) Cost Reduction
13 34 (8.61%) Data Modelling
13 34 (8.61%) ERP
13 34 (8.61%) Migration
14 31 (7.85%) Technical Leadership
15 29 (7.34%) Architecture Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 24 (6.08%) SQL
2 20 (5.06%) Java
3 13 (3.29%) C
4 7 (1.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.01%) Python
6 2 (0.51%) C#
7 1 (0.25%) PHP
7 1 (0.25%) R
7 1 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (8.86%) Degree
2 23 (5.82%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.56%) SC Cleared
4 16 (4.05%) TOGAF Certification
5 13 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.51%) PhD
7 1 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.29%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.01%) Accessibility
2 4 (1.01%) GDPR
3 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.25%) COBIT
4 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.52%) Docker
2 4 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (2.28%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.01%) Ansible
3 2 (0.51%) OpenView
3 2 (0.51%) SCCM
3 2 (0.51%) SCOM
3 2 (0.51%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.25%) Nagios
4 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.25%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.25%) Puppet
4 1 (0.25%) Rancher
4 1 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 46 (11.65%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.82%) Oracle
3 21 (5.32%) SAP
4 16 (4.05%) Google
5 10 (2.53%) Adobe
6 9 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.03%) MuleSoft
8 7 (1.77%) VMware
9 6 (1.52%) Bloomberg
9 6 (1.52%) Charles River
9 6 (1.52%) Cisco
9 6 (1.52%) SimCorp
10 5 (1.27%) Databricks
10 5 (1.27%) Informatica
10 5 (1.27%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (1.27%) Sparx
11 4 (1.01%) Pega
12 3 (0.76%) Cloudera
12 3 (0.76%) IBM
12 3 (0.76%) SolarWinds