Period
to 20 November 2019

The median annual salary for an ICT Architect was £41,742 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

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

ICT Architect
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1028 1149 1204
Rank change year-on-year +121 +55 +38
Permanent jobs requiring an ICT Architect 14 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.003% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.003% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 5
UK median annual salary £41,742 £90,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -53.62% +55.17% -
10th Percentile £40,724 £82,500 £50,950
90th Percentile £135,000 £108,000 £89,050
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,742 £95,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year -56.06% +63.79% -

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 130,415 156,401 172,724
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.59% 95.87% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 104,392 125,963 138,601
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

ICT Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ICT Architect in the UK

ICT Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for ICT Architect in the UK

ICT Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ICT Architect over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Salary histogram for ICT Architect in the UK

ICT Architect
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ICT Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2019. 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 +101 9 £41,742 -53.62%
UK excluding London +62 6 £41,742 -56.06%
South West - 5 £41,742 -
London +83 3 £130,000 +52.94%
South East +49 1 £57,500 -42.50%

ICT Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, ICT 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 ICT Architect in the job title.

1 10 (71.43%) Police
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Azure
3 3 (21.43%) GCP
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) AWS
4 2 (14.29%) SaaS
4 2 (14.29%) PaaS
4 2 (14.29%) IaaS
4 2 (14.29%) Thought Leadership
4 2 (14.29%) Master's Degree
5 1 (7.14%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (7.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Operations
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Microservices
5 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (7.14%) Databricks
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Google
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Finance
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft

ICT 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Azure
1 3 (21.43%) GCP
2 2 (14.29%) AWS
2 2 (14.29%) IaaS
2 2 (14.29%) PaaS
2 2 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) Cosmos DB
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (71.43%) Police
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Thought Leadership
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Operations
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Microservices
4 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Databricks
1 1 (7.14%) Google
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft