The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 38 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 520 640 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.48% 5.45% 5.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.89% 5.88% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 462 535 607
Average salary £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £57,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.30%
Architect
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8823 10878 11145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.03% 92.71% 93.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7626 9156 9851
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Architect
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the City of London region.

Architect Salary Trend in the City of London

Architect
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in the City of London

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 396 (34.74%) Finance
2 317 (27.81%) Oracle
3 302 (26.49%) Java
4 277 (24.30%) SOA
5 245 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
6 233 (20.44%) Banking
7 229 (20.09%) TOGAF
8 162 (14.21%) Middleware
9 159 (13.95%) .NET
10 156 (13.68%) Enterprise Architecture
11 149 (13.07%) Business Intelligence
12 143 (12.54%) Microsoft
13 137 (12.02%) Data Warehouse
13 137 (12.02%) Retail
14 125 (10.96%) SQL Server
15 120 (10.53%) Big Data
16 119 (10.44%) Oracle Fusion
17 113 (9.91%) Data Management
18 109 (9.56%) SQL
19 106 (9.30%) Web Services
19 106 (9.30%) Zachman Framework
20 101 (8.86%) Analytics
21 100 (8.77%) Degree
22 97 (8.51%) CRM
23 92 (8.07%) J2EE
24 90 (7.89%) Project Management
25 87 (7.63%) Windows
26 85 (7.46%) Data Modelling
27 82 (7.19%) JavaScript
28 80 (7.02%) Migration

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 63 (5.53%) SharePoint
2 39 (3.42%) WebSphere
3 36 (3.16%) SAS
4 34 (2.98%) BizTalk Server
5 31 (2.72%) IIS
6 30 (2.63%) JBoss
7 28 (2.46%) Node.js
8 26 (2.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 25 (2.19%) Oracle Service Bus
9 25 (2.19%) WebLogic
10 23 (2.02%) Apache
10 23 (2.02%) Tomcat
11 22 (1.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 18 (1.58%) Apache Solr
13 17 (1.49%) Apache Pig
14 16 (1.40%) Drupal
15 15 (1.32%) FileNet
16 14 (1.23%) WebLogic Portal
17 12 (1.05%) Liferay
17 12 (1.05%) WordPress
Applications
1 73 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.58%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.79%) MS Office
4 6 (0.53%) SPSS
5 4 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.26%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.26%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.18%) MS Project
8 1 (0.088%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.088%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 52 (4.56%) Oracle EBS
2 32 (2.81%) Oracle BPM
3 22 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (1.40%) Oracle Utilities
5 15 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 14 (1.23%) Oracle ERP
7 13 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.61%) Oracle Retail
9 5 (0.44%) AWD
10 4 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
10 4 (0.35%) Dynamics SL
10 4 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.26%) Cognos Planning
11 3 (0.26%) Maximo
11 3 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
11 3 (0.26%) AquaLogic BPM
11 3 (0.26%) Oracle FAH
12 2 (0.18%) thinkFolio
12 2 (0.18%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 40 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (2.63%) SaaS
4 22 (1.93%) Office 365
5 20 (1.75%) Force.com
6 18 (1.58%) IaaS
7 15 (1.32%) PaaS
8 14 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.53%) GitHub
10 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.088%) Sumo Logic
11 1 (0.088%) Yammer
11 1 (0.088%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.088%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.088%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.60%) Firewall
2 28 (2.46%) LAN
3 27 (2.37%) WAN
4 25 (2.19%) SAN
5 22 (1.93%) VPN
6 19 (1.67%) DNS
7 18 (1.58%) Network Security
8 16 (1.40%) Internet
8 16 (1.40%) Wireless
9 13 (1.14%) HTTP
9 13 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (0.88%) OpenLDAP
10 10 (0.88%) DHCP
11 9 (0.79%) TCP/IP
11 9 (0.79%) MPLS
12 8 (0.70%) EIGRP
12 8 (0.70%) FTP
13 7 (0.61%) WLAN
13 7 (0.61%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (12.02%) Data Warehouse
2 125 (10.96%) SQL Server
3 120 (10.53%) Big Data
4 78 (6.84%) Hadoop
5 56 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 45 (3.95%) Oracle Database
7 39 (3.42%) Oracle ODI
8 37 (3.25%) NoSQL
8 37 (3.25%) Oracle Database 11g
9 36 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 31 (2.72%) BusinessObjects
10 31 (2.72%) Relational Database
11 30 (2.63%) QlikView
11 30 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 23 (2.02%) Oracle BI EE
12 23 (2.02%) MongoDB
13 22 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
14 20 (1.75%) RDBMS
14 20 (1.75%) MySQL
15 19 (1.67%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 35 (3.07%) Jenkins
2 20 (1.75%) Maven
3 19 (1.67%) TeamCity
4 18 (1.58%) Git (software)
4 18 (1.58%) JUnit
5 16 (1.40%) Subversion
5 16 (1.40%) Axure RP
6 11 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (0.79%) Mockito
7 9 (0.79%) NUnit
8 8 (0.70%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.70%) Cucumber
8 8 (0.70%) Hudson
8 8 (0.70%) SoapUI
9 7 (0.61%) Selenium
9 7 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.53%) JIRA
10 6 (0.53%) TestNG
10 6 (0.53%) JBehave
10 6 (0.53%) WebDriver
General
1 396 (34.74%) Finance
2 233 (20.44%) Banking
3 137 (12.02%) Retail
4 63 (5.53%) Telecoms
5 55 (4.82%) Marketing
6 40 (3.51%) Law
7 37 (3.25%) Legal
8 30 (2.63%) Manufacturing
9 28 (2.46%) Financial Institution
10 22 (1.93%) Investment Banking
11 19 (1.67%) Billing
12 14 (1.23%) Electronics
13 10 (0.88%) Back Office
14 9 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.79%) Front Office
14 9 (0.79%) Publishing
15 6 (0.53%) International Banking
16 5 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.44%) Games
17 4 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (14.21%) Middleware
2 159 (13.95%) .NET
3 119 (10.44%) Oracle Fusion
4 106 (9.30%) Web Services
5 92 (8.07%) J2EE
6 74 (6.49%) XML
7 65 (5.70%) HTML
8 43 (3.77%) CSS
9 32 (2.81%) SOAP
10 31 (2.72%) REST
11 29 (2.54%) HTML5
12 27 (2.37%) ASP.NET
12 27 (2.37%) Spring
13 22 (1.93%) .NET Framework
13 22 (1.93%) XSLT
14 19 (1.67%) Hibernate
15 17 (1.49%) JSON
15 17 (1.49%) jQuery
16 15 (1.32%) AngularJS
17 13 (1.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 74 (6.49%) Data Integration
2 71 (6.23%) Enterprise Software
3 58 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (4.74%) Management Information System
5 47 (4.12%) Data Centre
6 38 (3.33%) SWIFT
7 34 (2.98%) Computer Science
8 32 (2.81%) User Experience
9 24 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
10 18 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 13 (1.14%) N-Tier
11 13 (1.14%) DTV
11 13 (1.14%) Mathematics
11 13 (1.14%) Social Network
11 13 (1.14%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.05%) Reference Data
12 12 (1.05%) PKI
13 10 (0.88%) Mainframe
13 10 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
13 10 (0.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 87 (7.63%) Windows
2 78 (6.84%) Linux
3 45 (3.95%) UNIX
4 11 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (0.70%) Solaris
6 7 (0.61%) AIX
7 5 (0.44%) Android
7 5 (0.44%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.35%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.088%) CentOS
11 1 (0.088%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.088%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.088%) HPUX
11 1 (0.088%) VMS
11 1 (0.088%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.088%) SUSE
11 1 (0.088%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (24.30%) SOA
2 245 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
3 229 (20.09%) TOGAF
4 156 (13.68%) Enterprise Architecture
5 149 (13.07%) Business Intelligence
6 113 (9.91%) Data Management
7 106 (9.30%) Zachman Framework
8 101 (8.86%) Analytics
9 97 (8.51%) CRM
10 90 (7.89%) Project Management
11 85 (7.46%) Data Modelling
12 80 (7.02%) Migration
13 79 (6.93%) UML
13 79 (6.93%) ETL
14 75 (6.58%) Technical Architecture
15 72 (6.32%) SDLC
16 70 (6.14%) E-Commerce
17 69 (6.05%) Data Architecture
18 68 (5.96%) Scrum
19 66 (5.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 302 (26.49%) Java
2 109 (9.56%) SQL
3 82 (7.19%) JavaScript
4 74 (6.49%) C#
5 50 (4.39%) Scala
6 41 (3.60%) C
7 35 (3.07%) C++
8 26 (2.28%) Python
9 25 (2.19%) R
10 21 (1.84%) PHP
11 20 (1.75%) T-SQL
11 20 (1.75%) Ruby
12 12 (1.05%) Apex Code
13 11 (0.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 11 (0.96%) Perl
14 10 (0.88%) Shell Script
15 9 (0.79%) PL/SQL
16 8 (0.70%) COBOL
17 6 (0.53%) XPath
17 6 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 100 (8.77%) Degree
2 30 (2.63%) CISSP
3 24 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (2.11%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.05%) SC Cleared
5 11 (0.96%) CISM
5 11 (0.96%) CCIE
6 9 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.70%) CCNA
7 8 (0.70%) CISA
8 7 (0.61%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (0.53%) CCDP
9 6 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (0.53%) CRISC
10 5 (0.44%) CCNP
11 4 (0.35%) MCSE
11 4 (0.35%) PhD
11 4 (0.35%) PMP
11 4 (0.35%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.63%) QA
1 30 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 20 (1.75%) SLA
3 11 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (0.96%) COBIT
3 11 (0.96%) Solvency II
4 4 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.18%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 38 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (2.72%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.40%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.61%) vSphere
5 6 (0.53%) XenApp
5 6 (0.53%) HDFS
6 4 (0.35%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.26%) Xen
8 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.18%) vCloud
9 1 (0.088%) pfSense
9 1 (0.088%) Docker
9 1 (0.088%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.088%) IAG
9 1 (0.088%) UAG
9 1 (0.088%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.088%) XenServer
9 1 (0.088%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.088%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 29 (2.54%) Puppet
2 22 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.96%) Tivoli
4 9 (0.79%) Ansible
4 9 (0.79%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 5 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.35%) Nagios
6 4 (0.35%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.26%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.26%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.18%) MOM
8 2 (0.18%) SCCM
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.088%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.088%) logstash
9 1 (0.088%) Salt
Vendors
1 317 (27.81%) Oracle
2 143 (12.54%) Microsoft
3 68 (5.96%) SAP
4 67 (5.88%) VMware
5 55 (4.82%) Cisco
6 45 (3.95%) IBM
7 42 (3.68%) hybris
8 40 (3.51%) Informatica
9 35 (3.07%) Salesforce.com
10 27 (2.37%) Teradata
11 26 (2.28%) Tableau
12 24 (2.11%) Citrix
13 22 (1.93%) Adobe
13 22 (1.93%) Netezza
14 20 (1.75%) Ab Initio
15 19 (1.67%) TIBCO
15 19 (1.67%) Siebel
16 18 (1.58%) Juniper
17 15 (1.32%) F5
18 14 (1.23%) Red Hat
City, London
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £90k
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment
Salary: benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum + bonus + package + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + package + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Salary or Stock options
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday