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The median annual salary for an Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

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

Architect
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 70 56 51
Rank change year-on-year -14 -5 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 3,717 1,994 504
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 4.69% 5.31% 5.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% 5.66% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,310 1,594 408
10th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £60,000
25th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -6.06%
75th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £90,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £100,000
UK median annual salary £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -1.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies with a WFH option. 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
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies in Work from Home with a recognized job title 74,287 35,225 8,541
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.71% 93.72% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 43,051 27,835 7,384
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

Architect
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option which featured Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Architect trend for jobs with a WFH option

Architect
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Architect.

Architect salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Architect
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Architect over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Architect salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Jobs with a WFH Option

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, Architect job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option featuring Architect in the job title.

1 1,222 (32.88%) Azure
2 1,073 (28.87%) Agile
3 1,018 (27.39%) AWS
4 925 (24.89%) Microsoft
5 924 (24.86%) Social Skills
6 907 (24.40%) Finance
7 695 (18.70%) DevOps
8 603 (16.22%) TOGAF
9 564 (15.17%) Microservices
10 491 (13.21%) Cybersecurity
11 459 (12.35%) Data Centre
12 455 (12.24%) Presales
13 433 (11.65%) Problem-Solving
14 432 (11.62%) Security Cleared
15 415 (11.16%) Degree
16 412 (11.08%) IT Strategy
17 400 (10.76%) SQL
18 396 (10.65%) Migration
19 390 (10.49%) Enterprise Architecture
20 365 (9.82%) Analytics
20 365 (9.82%) Public Cloud
21 352 (9.47%) SaaS
22 350 (9.42%) SC Cleared
23 347 (9.34%) Software Engineering
24 336 (9.04%) GCP
24 336 (9.04%) CI/CD
25 329 (8.85%) .NET
26 319 (8.58%) Public Sector
27 317 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
28 312 (8.39%) Big Data

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 72 (1.94%) SharePoint
2 58 (1.56%) Apache
3 47 (1.26%) Apache Spark
4 45 (1.21%) IIS
5 44 (1.18%) CMS
6 39 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
7 38 (1.02%) Confluence
8 23 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
9 19 (0.51%) MS Exchange
10 18 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
11 16 (0.43%) OpenStack
12 14 (0.38%) Jupyter
13 10 (0.27%) Tomcat
14 8 (0.22%) Jetty
14 8 (0.22%) Kentico
15 7 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 7 (0.19%) EPiServer
16 6 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 6 (0.16%) SAS
17 4 (0.11%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 37 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (0.97%) MS Visio
3 34 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
4 21 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (0.38%) Sketch
6 12 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (0.32%) Zeplin
7 11 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.081%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.081%) Windchill
9 2 (0.054%) InVision
9 2 (0.054%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.054%) Siemens NX
9 2 (0.054%) UXPin
10 1 (0.027%) Blender
10 1 (0.027%) Fusion 360
10 1 (0.027%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 38 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.32%) NetSuite
3 11 (0.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 10 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
5 8 (0.22%) Avolution ABACUS
5 8 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
5 8 (0.22%) Magento
5 8 (0.22%) Workday HCM
6 7 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (0.19%) SAP CO
6 7 (0.19%) SAP ERP
6 7 (0.19%) SAP FI
6 7 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.13%) SAP SD
9 4 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.11%) SAP SCM
10 3 (0.081%) SAP MM
10 3 (0.081%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,222 (32.88%) Azure
2 1,018 (27.39%) AWS
3 352 (9.47%) SaaS
4 336 (9.04%) GCP
5 276 (7.43%) PaaS
6 256 (6.89%) IaaS
7 199 (5.35%) Serverless
8 159 (4.28%) Microsoft 365
9 151 (4.06%) Cloud Computing
10 122 (3.28%) Power Platform
11 107 (2.88%) Azure DevOps
12 90 (2.42%) AWS Lambda
13 75 (2.02%) Azure Active Directory
14 69 (1.86%) Dynamics 365
15 65 (1.75%) Azure Data Factory
16 56 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
17 55 (1.48%) Amazon S3
18 46 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
18 46 (1.24%) GitHub
19 41 (1.10%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 176 (4.74%) Firewall
2 109 (2.93%) WAN
3 95 (2.56%) LAN
4 43 (1.16%) Internet
5 40 (1.08%) Network Security
6 33 (0.89%) SD-WAN
7 30 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 28 (0.75%) DNS
9 26 (0.70%) MPLS
10 25 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
11 24 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
11 24 (0.65%) Wireless
12 22 (0.59%) Broadband
12 22 (0.59%) VPN
13 19 (0.51%) BGP
13 19 (0.51%) SAN
14 18 (0.48%) VSAN
15 16 (0.43%) 4G
15 16 (0.43%) SSL
16 15 (0.40%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (8.39%) Big Data
2 214 (5.76%) Data Warehouse
3 209 (5.62%) SQL Server
4 153 (4.12%) Data Lake
5 133 (3.58%) NoSQL
6 87 (2.34%) Metadata
7 85 (2.29%) Relational Database
8 83 (2.23%) MySQL
9 80 (2.15%) Power BI
10 59 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 58 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
11 58 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
12 54 (1.45%) MongoDB
13 53 (1.43%) Redis
14 47 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
15 44 (1.18%) Hadoop
16 42 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
17 40 (1.08%) RDBMS
18 38 (1.02%) Tableau
19 29 (0.78%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 92 (2.48%) Jenkins
2 91 (2.45%) Git (software)
3 58 (1.56%) JIRA
4 43 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
4 43 (1.16%) TeamCity
5 42 (1.13%) GitLab
6 32 (0.86%) Bitbucket
7 31 (0.83%) ERwin
8 18 (0.48%) Maven
9 17 (0.46%) Storybook
10 16 (0.43%) Axure RP
10 16 (0.43%) Visual Studio
11 14 (0.38%) CircleCI
12 10 (0.27%) Cucumber
12 10 (0.27%) Postman
12 10 (0.27%) Selenium
13 9 (0.24%) Visual Studio Code
14 8 (0.22%) Appium
14 8 (0.22%) Cypress.io
14 8 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 924 (24.86%) Social Skills
2 907 (24.40%) Finance
3 319 (8.58%) Public Sector
4 253 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
5 229 (6.16%) Retail
6 198 (5.33%) Banking
7 193 (5.19%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 132 (3.55%) Influencing Skills
9 115 (3.09%) Presentation Skills
10 113 (3.04%) Marketing
11 93 (2.50%) Games
12 91 (2.45%) Law
13 86 (2.31%) Legal
14 72 (1.94%) Telecoms
15 71 (1.91%) Documentation Skills
16 56 (1.51%) Manufacturing
17 51 (1.37%) Advertising
18 47 (1.26%) Financial Institution
19 45 (1.21%) Electronics
20 36 (0.97%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (8.85%) .NET
2 152 (4.09%) Node.js
3 120 (3.23%) React
4 113 (3.04%) REST
5 105 (2.82%) RESTful
6 97 (2.61%) AngularJS
7 86 (2.31%) Spring
8 84 (2.26%) HTML
9 76 (2.04%) Kafka
10 74 (1.99%) CSS
11 73 (1.96%) Web Services
12 72 (1.94%) XML
13 71 (1.91%) .NET Core
14 67 (1.80%) SOAP
15 56 (1.51%) OAuth
16 51 (1.37%) Spring Boot
17 50 (1.35%) ARM Templates
17 50 (1.35%) ASP.NET
17 50 (1.35%) HTML5
18 48 (1.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 459 (12.35%) Data Centre
2 365 (9.82%) Public Cloud
3 185 (4.98%) Cloud Native
4 174 (4.68%) Management Information System
5 156 (4.20%) Hybrid Cloud
6 130 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
7 118 (3.17%) IoT
8 86 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
9 84 (2.26%) User Experience
10 79 (2.13%) Cyberattack
11 76 (2.04%) Blockchain
12 71 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
13 69 (1.86%) Cyber Defence
14 54 (1.45%) Legacy Systems
15 51 (1.37%) Virtual Team
16 38 (1.02%) Private Cloud
17 33 (0.89%) Blog
18 32 (0.86%) Algorithms
19 30 (0.81%) Sports Betting
20 29 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 163 (4.39%) Linux
2 153 (4.12%) Windows
3 47 (1.26%) Ubuntu
4 40 (1.08%) Android
5 30 (0.81%) Apple iOS
5 30 (0.81%) Windows Server
6 20 (0.54%) Unix
7 12 (0.32%) CentOS
8 8 (0.22%) Mac OS
9 7 (0.19%) HPUX
9 7 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.13%) SUSE
11 4 (0.11%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.081%) MVS
12 3 (0.081%) Windows Server 2016
12 3 (0.081%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (0.054%) VMS
14 1 (0.027%) Solaris
14 1 (0.027%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 1 (0.027%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,073 (28.87%) Agile
2 695 (18.70%) DevOps
3 603 (16.22%) TOGAF
4 564 (15.17%) Microservices
5 491 (13.21%) Cybersecurity
6 455 (12.24%) Presales
7 433 (11.65%) Problem-Solving
8 412 (11.08%) IT Strategy
9 396 (10.65%) Migration
10 390 (10.49%) Enterprise Architecture
11 365 (9.82%) Analytics
12 347 (9.34%) Software Engineering
13 336 (9.04%) CI/CD
14 317 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
15 304 (8.18%) CRM
16 289 (7.78%) Data Modelling
17 288 (7.75%) Customer Engagement
18 286 (7.69%) Computer Science
19 284 (7.64%) Software Licensing
20 280 (7.53%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 400 (10.76%) SQL
2 305 (8.21%) Python
3 298 (8.02%) JavaScript
4 292 (7.86%) Java
5 235 (6.32%) C#
6 111 (2.99%) PowerShell
7 102 (2.74%) TypeScript
8 80 (2.15%) C
9 68 (1.83%) C++
10 52 (1.40%) Bash
11 47 (1.26%) Scala
12 45 (1.21%) T-SQL
13 43 (1.16%) PHP
14 42 (1.13%) Go
14 42 (1.13%) Ruby
15 22 (0.59%) Haskell
16 21 (0.56%) Rust
17 19 (0.51%) MATLAB
18 18 (0.48%) Apex Code
19 17 (0.46%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 432 (11.62%) Security Cleared
2 415 (11.16%) Degree
3 350 (9.42%) SC Cleared
4 122 (3.28%) TOGAF Certification
5 102 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
6 74 (1.99%) CCIE
7 64 (1.72%) CISSP
8 61 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
9 48 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 44 (1.18%) DV Cleared
11 42 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 41 (1.10%) AWS Certification
13 28 (0.75%) CISM
14 23 (0.62%) CCNP
15 22 (0.59%) HP ASE
15 22 (0.59%) HP MASE
15 22 (0.59%) HPE ATP
16 18 (0.48%) MCSE
17 16 (0.43%) PhD
18 15 (0.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (3.63%) QA
2 88 (2.37%) Data Quality
3 52 (1.40%) GDPR
4 47 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 39 (1.05%) NIST
6 37 (1.00%) NCSC
7 27 (0.73%) Accessibility
8 23 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 21 (0.56%) PCI DSS
10 20 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 16 (0.43%) COBIT
12 14 (0.38%) GRC
12 14 (0.38%) SLA
13 11 (0.30%) JSP 440
14 9 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 8 (0.22%) Government Security Classifications
15 8 (0.22%) HIPAA
16 6 (0.16%) PMO
17 5 (0.13%) GAMP
18 4 (0.11%) IASME
System Software
1 163 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 160 (4.30%) Docker
3 129 (3.47%) Active Directory
4 85 (2.29%) Virtual Desktop
5 47 (1.26%) Hyper-V
6 24 (0.65%) vSphere
7 21 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
7 21 (0.56%) VMware NSX
8 10 (0.27%) Firmware
9 9 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.19%) KVM
11 6 (0.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 4 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.054%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.054%) Ceph
13 2 (0.054%) flannel
13 2 (0.054%) Gluster
14 1 (0.027%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.027%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.027%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 275 (7.40%) Kubernetes
2 176 (4.74%) Terraform
3 107 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
4 99 (2.66%) Ansible
5 82 (2.21%) Puppet
6 57 (1.53%) SCCM
7 42 (1.13%) Single Sign-On
8 39 (1.05%) FortiGate
9 27 (0.73%) Rancher
10 16 (0.43%) CASB
11 14 (0.38%) Consul
12 10 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 10 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
13 8 (0.22%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 8 (0.22%) Packer
14 7 (0.19%) vCenter Server
15 6 (0.16%) SCOM
15 6 (0.16%) vRealize
16 4 (0.11%) AirWatch
17 3 (0.081%) Giant Swarm
Vendors
1 925 (24.89%) Microsoft
2 297 (7.99%) Adobe
3 276 (7.43%) Apple
4 225 (6.05%) VMware
5 181 (4.87%) Cisco
6 168 (4.52%) Salesforce.com
7 163 (4.39%) Google
8 135 (3.63%) Oracle
9 116 (3.12%) Dell
9 116 (3.12%) SAP
10 91 (2.45%) Citrix
11 86 (2.31%) ServiceNow
12 69 (1.86%) Fortinet
13 60 (1.61%) Juniper
14 59 (1.59%) Palo Alto
15 58 (1.56%) Databricks
16 55 (1.48%) F5
16 55 (1.48%) MuleSoft
17 53 (1.43%) Informatica
18 50 (1.35%) CheckPoint