Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 41 31
Rank change year-on-year -21 -10 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 29 53 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.24% 5.20% 6.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.37% 5.46% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 28 46 46
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £73,750 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.64% +9.26% -18.18%
10th Percentile £50,000 £52,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,625 £90,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% -7.14%

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 861 971 1,014
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.31% 95.20% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 764 811 877
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £45,050
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +13.21% +0.11%
10th Percentile £29,139 £26,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 across the Watford region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 12 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (41.38%) NoSQL
2 11 (37.93%) Degree
2 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
3 10 (34.48%) Web Services
3 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (31.03%) C#
4 9 (31.03%) .NET
4 9 (31.03%) MongoDB
5 8 (27.59%) REST
5 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
5 8 (27.59%) SOAP
5 8 (27.59%) Finance
6 7 (24.14%) Docker
7 6 (20.69%) Node.js
7 6 (20.69%) Linux
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle
8 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
8 5 (17.24%) Java
8 5 (17.24%) IBM
8 5 (17.24%) Middleware
8 5 (17.24%) Games
8 5 (17.24%) Project Management
8 5 (17.24%) Coaching
9 4 (13.79%) CAD
9 4 (13.79%) CAE
9 4 (13.79%) Apache
9 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
9 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
9 4 (13.79%) C++

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 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
2 4 (13.79%) Apache
2 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.34%) JBoss
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (3.45%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) BASE24
1 2 (6.90%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 12 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) PaaS
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon S3
3 2 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (6.90%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (6.90%) Route 53
3 2 (6.90%) Serverless
3 2 (6.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) NoSQL
2 9 (31.03%) MongoDB
3 4 (13.79%) Big Data
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
5 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Games
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) Web Services
2 9 (31.03%) .NET
3 8 (27.59%) REST
3 8 (27.59%) SOAP
4 6 (20.69%) Node.js
5 5 (17.24%) Middleware
6 2 (6.90%) J2EE
7 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.45%) Ionic Framework
7 1 (3.45%) Java EE
7 1 (3.45%) JSON
7 1 (3.45%) RESTful
7 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Fintech
3 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Unix
3 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.90%) CentOS
3 2 (6.90%) DC/OS
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Solaris
3 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
3 5 (17.24%) Coaching
3 5 (17.24%) Project Management
4 4 (13.79%) CAD
4 4 (13.79%) CAE
4 4 (13.79%) Multithreading
4 4 (13.79%) OO
4 4 (13.79%) Visualisation
5 3 (10.34%) DevOps
5 3 (10.34%) Parallel Processing
5 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
5 3 (10.34%) Re-Platforming
5 3 (10.34%) UML
6 2 (6.90%) Analytics
6 2 (6.90%) Change Control
6 2 (6.90%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (6.90%) High Availability
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) C#
2 5 (17.24%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) C++
3 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) PHP
4 2 (6.90%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Docker
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Data Guard
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (10.34%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.90%) Ansible
2 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.90%) Marathon
2 2 (6.90%) Mesos
2 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.90%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) Brocade
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) Dell
4 1 (3.45%) EMC
4 1 (3.45%) JDA
4 1 (3.45%) RedPrairie
4 1 (3.45%) VMware