Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Hardware Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Hardware Architect
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1164 - 1302
Rank change year-on-year - +1302 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Architect 25 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% - 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% - 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 25 0 9
UK median annual salary £65,000 - £52,500
10th Percentile £53,750 - £47,500
90th Percentile £70,000 - £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 - £52,500

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 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
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%

Hardware Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Hardware Architect in the UK

Hardware Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Hardware Architect in the UK

Hardware Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Hardware Architect over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Hardware Architect in the UK

Hardware Architect
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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 - 25 £65,000 - 1
East of England - 23 £65,000 - 1
UK excluding London - 23 £65,000 - 1
London - 2 £75,000 -

Hardware Architect Skill Set
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Hardware 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 Hardware Architect in the job title.

1 20 (80.00%) Project Management
1 20 (80.00%) Wireless
2 3 (12.00%) Electronics
3 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre

Hardware 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:

Communications & Networking
1 20 (80.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (12.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Project Management
2 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence