Period
to 24 January 2021

The median annual salary for an Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

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

Architect
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 36 47 38
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9 +34
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 85 110 159
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 7.33% 5.12% 6.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.49% 5.30% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 64 75 142
Median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £48,975 £60,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £94,500 £87,500
South East median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 1,135 2,077 2,425
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.93% 96.65% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 866 1,719 2,162
Median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £73,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in West Sussex

Architect
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Architect in West Sussex

Architect
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing Architect in West Sussex over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Architect in West Sussex

Architect
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 24 January 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
Gatwick - 38 £80,000 - 2
Worthing +3 20 £87,500 +45.83% 1
Crawley -21 16 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Horsham 0 4 £77,500 +10.71% 1
Haywards Heath - 4 £67,500 -
Architect
South East

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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 West Sussex region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 56 (65.88%) Azure
2 38 (44.71%) Enterprise Architecture
3 37 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (38.82%) C#
5 32 (37.65%) .NET
5 32 (37.65%) Microsoft
6 28 (32.94%) Computer Science
6 28 (32.94%) Software Architecture
7 25 (29.41%) Degree
8 24 (28.24%) SaaS
9 23 (27.06%) Product Management
10 22 (25.88%) Kubernetes
11 20 (23.53%) Re-Platforming
12 19 (22.35%) Mathematics
12 19 (22.35%) DevOps
13 18 (21.18%) TOGAF
14 17 (20.00%) Analytics
14 17 (20.00%) Architecture Roadmap
15 16 (18.82%) Data Integration
15 16 (18.82%) Firewall
16 15 (17.65%) VMware
16 15 (17.65%) Software Engineering
17 14 (16.47%) Security Architecture
17 14 (16.47%) IaaS
17 14 (16.47%) Windows
17 14 (16.47%) Public Cloud
18 12 (14.12%) Active Directory
18 12 (14.12%) Scaled Agile Framework
19 11 (12.94%) Machine Learning
20 10 (11.76%) Data Analytics

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 2 (2.35%) Liferay
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.18%) Apache
2 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 56 (65.88%) Azure
2 24 (28.24%) SaaS
3 14 (16.47%) IaaS
4 10 (11.76%) PaaS
5 8 (9.41%) BPaaS
6 4 (4.71%) AWS
7 3 (3.53%) GCP
8 2 (2.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.18%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.82%) Firewall
2 7 (8.24%) 2G
2 7 (8.24%) 4G
2 7 (8.24%) ADSL
2 7 (8.24%) DHCP
2 7 (8.24%) DNS
2 7 (8.24%) NAS
2 7 (8.24%) SSL
2 7 (8.24%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.24%) VPN
3 5 (5.88%) Internet
3 5 (5.88%) LAN
3 5 (5.88%) MQTT
3 5 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.53%) Data Lake
3 2 (2.35%) Big Data
3 2 (2.35%) HDInsight
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (7.06%) Electronics
1 6 (7.06%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Back Office
3 3 (3.53%) Advertising
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (37.65%) .NET
2 8 (9.41%) JSON
3 7 (8.24%) Web Services
4 4 (4.71%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) Public Cloud
2 8 (9.41%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (9.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (8.24%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.88%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.47%) Windows
2 7 (8.24%) Linux
2 7 (8.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (44.71%) Enterprise Architecture
2 37 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (32.94%) Computer Science
3 28 (32.94%) Software Architecture
4 23 (27.06%) Product Management
5 20 (23.53%) Re-Platforming
6 19 (22.35%) DevOps
6 19 (22.35%) Mathematics
7 18 (21.18%) TOGAF
8 17 (20.00%) Analytics
8 17 (20.00%) Architecture Roadmap
9 16 (18.82%) Data Integration
10 15 (17.65%) Software Engineering
11 14 (16.47%) Security Architecture
12 12 (14.12%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 11 (12.94%) Machine Learning
14 10 (11.76%) Data Analytics
14 10 (11.76%) SOA
15 9 (10.59%) Data Security
15 9 (10.59%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 33 (38.82%) C#
2 9 (10.59%) Java
3 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.88%) SQL
5 2 (2.35%) Python
5 2 (2.35%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (29.41%) Degree
2 7 (8.24%) CCNA
2 7 (8.24%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.53%) CCNP
4 2 (2.35%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (1.18%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) GAMP
1 9 (10.59%) GDPR
1 9 (10.59%) HIPAA
1 9 (10.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (10.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 9 (10.59%) NIST
1 9 (10.59%) PCI DSS
1 9 (10.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (14.12%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.41%) Docker
2 8 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.24%) Hyper-V
3 7 (8.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (25.88%) Kubernetes
2 6 (7.06%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 32 (37.65%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.65%) VMware
3 7 (8.24%) EMC
4 5 (5.88%) Citrix
5 2 (2.35%) Databricks
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle
5 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.35%) Sparx
5 2 (2.35%) Talend