Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Architect was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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

Architect
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 63 42
Rank change year-on-year +42 -21 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 100 29 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 10.85% 3.25% 5.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.14% 3.37% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 49 26 47
Watford median annual salary £87,500 £60,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.83% -17.24% +7.41%
10th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £52,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £85,000 £85,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £78,000 £66,250 £75,000
% change year-on-year +17.74% -11.67% +15.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 898 860 975
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.40% 96.30% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 712 761 816
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.96% +10.87%
10th Percentile £25,800 £29,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Watford

Architect
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Architect in Watford

Architect
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Watford over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Architect in Watford

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 across the Watford region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 35 (35.00%) Migration
2 33 (33.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (29.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 25 (25.00%) Internet
6 24 (24.00%) TOGAF
7 23 (23.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 22 (22.00%) IBM
8 22 (22.00%) Java
9 21 (21.00%) Oracle
9 21 (21.00%) IaaS
10 20 (20.00%) WebLogic
10 20 (20.00%) WebSphere
10 20 (20.00%) VMware
11 19 (19.00%) SQL
11 19 (19.00%) Web Services
11 19 (19.00%) Microsoft
11 19 (19.00%) OpenStack
11 19 (19.00%) PaaS
12 18 (18.00%) SaaS
12 18 (18.00%) Presales
12 18 (18.00%) SOA
12 18 (18.00%) TCP/IP
12 18 (18.00%) VPN
12 18 (18.00%) DNS
12 18 (18.00%) Replication
12 18 (18.00%) Reverse Proxy
13 17 (17.00%) Degree
13 17 (17.00%) Unix
13 17 (17.00%) PowerShell

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 20 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 20 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 19 (19.00%) OpenStack
3 13 (13.00%) GlassFish
3 13 (13.00%) JBoss
3 13 (13.00%) MQSeries
4 12 (12.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.00%) SAP GRC
2 2 (2.00%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 33 (33.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (21.00%) IaaS
4 19 (19.00%) PaaS
5 18 (18.00%) SaaS
6 13 (13.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (4.00%) Office 365
8 2 (2.00%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (25.00%) Internet
2 18 (18.00%) DNS
2 18 (18.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 18 (18.00%) TCP/IP
2 18 (18.00%) VPN
3 16 (16.00%) Firewall
4 13 (13.00%) SAN
5 3 (3.00%) Unified Communications
5 3 (3.00%) VSAN
6 2 (2.00%) WAN
7 1 (1.00%) CTI
7 1 (1.00%) Network Security
7 1 (1.00%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (7.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (5.00%) SAP HANA
4 3 (3.00%) Big Data
5 2 (2.00%) Power BI
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (10.00%) French Language
1 10 (10.00%) German Language
1 10 (10.00%) Swedish Language
2 8 (8.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Retail
3 3 (3.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.00%) Web Services
2 15 (15.00%) JSON
3 13 (13.00%) ActiveMQ
3 13 (13.00%) EJB
3 13 (13.00%) EJB 3.0
3 13 (13.00%) HornetQ
3 13 (13.00%) Java EE
3 13 (13.00%) Java SE
3 13 (13.00%) JMS
3 13 (13.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 12 (12.00%) XML
5 10 (10.00%) RESTful
5 10 (10.00%) XSD
6 7 (7.00%) J2EE
6 7 (7.00%) LDAP
6 7 (7.00%) SailPoint
7 6 (6.00%) .NET
7 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (6.00%) CSS
7 6 (6.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 18 (18.00%) Replication
3 16 (16.00%) Data Centre
4 12 (12.00%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (12.00%) Linux Command Line
5 11 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (10.00%) Reference Data
6 10 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (7.00%) PKI
8 5 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (5.00%) Private Cloud
9 4 (4.00%) Public Cloud
10 3 (3.00%) 3D Printing
10 3 (3.00%) Mobile App
10 3 (3.00%) Robotics
11 1 (1.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.00%) Unix
2 13 (13.00%) Linux
3 12 (12.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.00%) Migration
2 24 (24.00%) TOGAF
3 23 (23.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 18 (18.00%) Presales
4 18 (18.00%) SOA
5 16 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (13.00%) Deployment Automation
7 12 (12.00%) ERP
8 10 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (10.00%) Data Analysis
8 10 (10.00%) Data Management
8 10 (10.00%) Data Migration
8 10 (10.00%) ETL
8 10 (10.00%) Master Data Management
8 10 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (10.00%) Reference Data Management
9 9 (9.00%) Validation
10 8 (8.00%) Coaching
10 8 (8.00%) Computer Science
10 8 (8.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.00%) Java
2 19 (19.00%) SQL
3 17 (17.00%) PowerShell
4 16 (16.00%) C#
5 14 (14.00%) Bash Shell
6 13 (13.00%) Shell Script
7 11 (11.00%) AWK
8 10 (10.00%) C++
8 10 (10.00%) VBA
9 6 (6.00%) JavaScript
10 5 (5.00%) Python
11 2 (2.00%) C
12 1 (1.00%) Perl
12 1 (1.00%) Ruby
12 1 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (17.00%) Degree
2 12 (12.00%) AWS Certification
3 10 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (9.00%) Master's Degree
5 5 (5.00%) CISSP
6 4 (4.00%) MCSE
6 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.00%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (1.00%) OCP
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) SEPA
System Software
1 12 (12.00%) Hyper-V
1 12 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (11.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 4 (4.00%) Docker
4 4 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (14.00%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (14.00%) Puppet
2 7 (7.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 7 (7.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (7.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 7 (7.00%) Tivoli
2 7 (7.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 4 (4.00%) Kubernetes
3 4 (4.00%) SCCM
4 3 (3.00%) SCOrch
4 3 (3.00%) SCVMM
4 3 (3.00%) vRealize
5 1 (1.00%) Ansible
5 1 (1.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (22.00%) IBM
2 21 (21.00%) Oracle
3 20 (20.00%) VMware
4 19 (19.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (13.00%) SAP
6 7 (7.00%) CA
6 7 (7.00%) EMC
6 7 (7.00%) Novell
6 7 (7.00%) Ping Identity
6 7 (7.00%) Sun
7 4 (4.00%) Cisco
7 4 (4.00%) NetApp
8 3 (3.00%) ATG
8 3 (3.00%) hybris
9 2 (2.00%) Tableau
10 1 (1.00%) F5
10 1 (1.00%) Google
10 1 (1.00%) Juniper
10 1 (1.00%) Red Hat