Period
to 24 July 2017

The median annual salary for an Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

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
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 53 39
Rank change year-on-year +15 -14 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 66 38 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.93% 3.71% 6.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.15% 3.81% 6.72%
Number of salaries quoted 42 31 44
Watford median annual salary £65,000 £72,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.34% - +26.09%
10th Percentile £56,825 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £105,000 £100,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +6.06%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1073 997 1087
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 96.41% 97.46% 99.36%
Number of salaries quoted 887 856 828
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,400 £26,125 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £68,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, 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 28 (42.42%) Oracle
2 21 (31.82%) TOGAF
3 16 (24.24%) Finance
4 15 (22.73%) Firewall
4 15 (22.73%) Degree
5 14 (21.21%) Retail
5 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (21.21%) IT Strategy
6 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
7 11 (16.67%) SQL
7 11 (16.67%) Cisco
8 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
9 9 (13.64%) Java
10 8 (12.12%) .NET
10 8 (12.12%) WebLogic
10 8 (12.12%) VPN
10 8 (12.12%) E-Commerce
10 8 (12.12%) Middleware
10 8 (12.12%) VMware
10 8 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (10.61%) IaaS
11 7 (10.61%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (10.61%) Presales
11 7 (10.61%) Banking
11 7 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (10.61%) SOA
11 7 (10.61%) JBoss
12 6 (9.09%) Unix

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 8 (12.12%) WebLogic
2 7 (10.61%) JBoss
3 5 (7.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (7.58%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.06%) GlassFish
4 4 (6.06%) MQSeries
4 4 (6.06%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.55%) Apache
5 3 (4.55%) Confluence
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.52%) Liferay
6 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.52%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (10.61%) IaaS
4 4 (6.06%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (6.06%) Office 365
5 3 (4.55%) PaaS
5 3 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.73%) Firewall
2 8 (12.12%) VPN
3 5 (7.58%) DNS
3 5 (7.58%) Internet
3 5 (7.58%) Network Security
4 4 (6.06%) LAN
4 4 (6.06%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (6.06%) SAN
4 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.06%) WAN
5 1 (1.52%) BGP
5 1 (1.52%) MPLS
5 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (1.52%) DB2
2 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.52%) NUnit
2 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (24.24%) Finance
2 14 (21.21%) Retail
3 7 (10.61%) Banking
4 5 (7.58%) Marketing
5 2 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) .NET
1 8 (12.12%) Middleware
2 4 (6.06%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (6.06%) EJB
2 4 (6.06%) EJB 3.0
2 4 (6.06%) HornetQ
2 4 (6.06%) Java EE
2 4 (6.06%) Java SE
2 4 (6.06%) JMS
2 4 (6.06%) Web Services
2 4 (6.06%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (4.55%) Ajax
3 3 (4.55%) CSS
3 3 (4.55%) CSS3
3 3 (4.55%) HTML
3 3 (4.55%) HTML5
3 3 (4.55%) LESS
3 3 (4.55%) Sass
3 3 (4.55%) XML
4 2 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (9.09%) Public Cloud
3 5 (7.58%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.06%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (6.06%) Replication
5 3 (4.55%) Fintech
5 3 (4.55%) User Experience
6 2 (3.03%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.52%) BBC
7 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.52%) iPhone
7 1 (1.52%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Unix
1 6 (9.09%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) AIX
3 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Solaris
3 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) TOGAF
2 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.21%) IT Strategy
3 12 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
4 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
5 8 (12.12%) E-Commerce
5 8 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (10.61%) Presales
6 7 (10.61%) SOA
7 6 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 6 (9.09%) ITIL
7 6 (9.09%) Release Management
7 6 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (9.09%) Security Architecture
7 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
7 6 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (7.58%) Analytics
8 5 (7.58%) Information Security
8 5 (7.58%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.67%) SQL
2 9 (13.64%) Java
3 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.06%) AWK
4 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.06%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.55%) PHP
6 2 (3.03%) Python
6 2 (3.03%) R
7 1 (1.52%) C#
7 1 (1.52%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Degree
2 7 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (9.09%) CCNP
3 6 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (9.09%) Master's Degree
4 4 (6.06%) AWS Certification
5 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.52%) CCIE
6 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
1 1 (1.52%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Hyper-V
1 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.06%) vSphere
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (6.06%) Puppet
2 3 (4.55%) Data Guard
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (4.55%) SCCM
2 3 (4.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (42.42%) Oracle
2 11 (16.67%) Cisco
3 8 (12.12%) VMware
4 6 (9.09%) Meraki
4 6 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 5 (7.58%) Retek
6 4 (6.06%) EMC
6 4 (6.06%) IBM
6 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.06%) NetApp
6 4 (6.06%) SAP
7 3 (4.55%) Citrix
7 3 (4.55%) Teradata
8 1 (1.52%) AppSense
8 1 (1.52%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (1.52%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.52%) Thales
8 1 (1.52%) Virgin Media