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The median annual salary for a Strategy Architect was £116,450 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 9 August 2022.

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

Strategy Architect
UK
6 months to
9 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1216 971 777
Rank change year-on-year -245 -194 +344
Permanent jobs requiring a Strategy Architect 19 32 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.028% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.031% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 19 30 14
10th Percentile £81,000 £68,750 -
25th Percentile £102,403 £79,000 £76,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £116,450 £100,000 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.45% +29.03% -11.43%
75th Percentile £128,095 £110,000 £84,375
90th Percentile £135,000 £111,000 £101,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £85,000 £91,250 £77,500
% change year-on-year -6.85% +17.74% -7.46%

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 156,644 103,964 61,737
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.96% 91.19% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 84,089 73,630 50,434
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.47% - +5.56%

Strategy Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Strategy Architect in the UK

Strategy Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Strategy Architect in the UK

Strategy Architect
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Strategy Architect over the 6 months to 9 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Strategy Architect in the UK

Strategy Architect
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Strategy Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 9 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -206 18 £116,450 +16.45%
London -187 17 £116,450 +16.45%
Work from Home -225 14 £116,450 +16.45%
Midlands -61 1 £85,000 +17.24%
West Midlands -63 1 £85,000 +17.24%
UK excluding London -116 1 £85,000 -6.85%

Strategy Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 August 2022, Strategy Architect job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Strategy Architect in the job title.

1 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 14 (73.68%) Agile
3 11 (57.89%) Banking
3 11 (57.89%) TOGAF
4 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
4 10 (52.63%) TOWER Software
4 10 (52.63%) Murex
4 10 (52.63%) MVS
4 10 (52.63%) Product Management
4 10 (52.63%) Security Architecture
5 9 (47.37%) Azure
6 7 (36.84%) User Stories
6 7 (36.84%) Target Operating Model
6 7 (36.84%) Acceptance Criteria
6 7 (36.84%) Workshop Facilitation
7 6 (31.58%) Java
8 5 (26.32%) Microservices
9 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (15.79%) Financial Institution
10 3 (15.79%) Information Security
10 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
10 3 (15.79%) Windows
10 3 (15.79%) Python
10 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
10 3 (15.79%) SDLC
10 3 (15.79%) Architectural Design
11 2 (10.53%) CI/CD
11 2 (10.53%) IT Strategy
11 2 (10.53%) Data Strategy

Strategy 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (5.26%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) MVS
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile
2 11 (57.89%) TOGAF
3 10 (52.63%) Product Management
3 10 (52.63%) Security Architecture
3 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
4 7 (36.84%) Acceptance Criteria
4 7 (36.84%) Target Operating Model
4 7 (36.84%) User Stories
4 7 (36.84%) Workshop Facilitation
5 5 (26.32%) Microservices
6 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (15.79%) Architectural Design
7 3 (15.79%) Information Security
7 3 (15.79%) SDLC
8 2 (10.53%) Analytics
8 2 (10.53%) CI/CD
8 2 (10.53%) Critical Thinking
8 2 (10.53%) Data Strategy
8 2 (10.53%) IT Strategy
8 2 (10.53%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Murex
1 10 (52.63%) TOWER Software
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft