Period
to 23 October 2019

The median annual salary for an Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 18 63
Rank change year-on-year -14 +45 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 44 105 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.47% 11.15% 3.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.63% 11.39% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 33 59 24
Watford median annual salary £85,000 £80,500 £68,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.59% +17.09% +5.77%
10th Percentile £65,000 £56,500 £55,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £88,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £82,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% +7.69%

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 577 922 982
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.96% 97.88% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 472 776 808
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £28,425
90th Percentile £87,250 £76,875 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -4.26%

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 23 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Architect in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 27 (61.36%) Azure
2 25 (56.82%) AWS
3 21 (47.73%) Windows
4 20 (45.45%) Retail
5 19 (43.18%) E-Commerce
5 19 (43.18%) Web Services
6 18 (40.91%) Data Integration
7 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (38.64%) ERP
8 16 (36.36%) Sitecore
8 16 (36.36%) Waterfall
8 16 (36.36%) WebSockets
8 16 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (36.36%) Deployment Automation
9 15 (34.09%) Continuous Deployment
9 15 (34.09%) .NET Core
9 15 (34.09%) Jenkins
9 15 (34.09%) Node.js
9 15 (34.09%) AngularJS
9 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 15 (34.09%) Octopus Deploy
9 15 (34.09%) DevOps
9 15 (34.09%) React
9 15 (34.09%) Test Automation
9 15 (34.09%) WebDriver
9 15 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (34.09%) SAP ERP
9 15 (34.09%) Selenium
9 15 (34.09%) Python
9 15 (34.09%) SAP

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 4 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.82%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.27%) JBoss
3 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 15 (34.09%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 27 (61.36%) Azure
2 25 (56.82%) AWS
3 4 (9.09%) Office 365
4 2 (4.55%) IaaS
4 2 (4.55%) PaaS
5 1 (2.27%) Akamai
5 1 (2.27%) Apigee
5 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) Firewall
2 5 (11.36%) Internet
2 5 (11.36%) VPN
3 4 (9.09%) DNS
3 4 (9.09%) EIGRP
3 4 (9.09%) OSPF
3 4 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (9.09%) RIP
3 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.55%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.27%) Converged Networks
5 1 (2.27%) LAN
5 1 (2.27%) SAN
5 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.27%) WAN
5 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) Jenkins
1 15 (34.09%) Octopus Deploy
1 15 (34.09%) Selenium
1 15 (34.09%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (45.45%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) Web Services
2 16 (36.36%) WebSockets
3 15 (34.09%) .NET
3 15 (34.09%) .NET Core
3 15 (34.09%) AngularJS
3 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 15 (34.09%) Node.js
3 15 (34.09%) React
4 1 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.27%) EJB
4 1 (2.27%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (2.27%) HornetQ
4 1 (2.27%) Java EE
4 1 (2.27%) Java SE
4 1 (2.27%) JMS
4 1 (2.27%) Middleware
4 1 (2.27%) RESTful
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.36%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (9.09%) Replication
5 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) E-Commerce
2 18 (40.91%) Data Integration
3 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (38.64%) ERP
4 16 (36.36%) Deployment Automation
4 16 (36.36%) Waterfall
5 15 (34.09%) Continuous Deployment
5 15 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (34.09%) DevOps
5 15 (34.09%) Test Automation
6 9 (20.45%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (15.91%) SOA
8 6 (13.64%) TOGAF
9 5 (11.36%) Presales
9 5 (11.36%) Security Architecture
10 4 (9.09%) Coaching
10 4 (9.09%) Email Filtering
10 4 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (9.09%) SABSA
10 4 (9.09%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) C#
1 15 (34.09%) Python
2 1 (2.27%) AWK
2 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.27%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) CEH
1 4 (9.09%) CISM
1 4 (9.09%) CISSP
1 4 (9.09%) CRISC
2 3 (6.82%) CCNP
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.55%) CCA
3 2 (4.55%) CCNA
3 2 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (4.55%) MCSE
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.55%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) NIST
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
1 1 (2.27%) SCOM
1 1 (2.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Sitecore
2 15 (34.09%) SAP
3 7 (15.91%) Cisco
4 4 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 4 (9.09%) McAfee
4 4 (9.09%) Palo Alto
4 4 (9.09%) Symantec
5 3 (6.82%) IBM
6 2 (4.55%) EMC
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.55%) NetApp
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle
6 2 (4.55%) VMware
7 1 (2.27%) HP
7 1 (2.27%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com