The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 247 225 275
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 84 104 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 0.86% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.92% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 66 91 51
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £70,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +27.27%
Senior 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
11013 11311 12287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.43% 93.37% 94.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9250 10008 11245
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Senior Architect Salary Trend in the City of London

Senior Architect
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Senior Architect Salary Histogram in the City of London

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title.

1 63 (37.72%) Finance
2 58 (34.73%) Java
3 37 (22.16%) SOA
3 37 (22.16%) Multithreading
4 33 (19.76%) Banking
5 31 (18.56%) CSS
6 30 (17.96%) HTML
6 30 (17.96%) OO
7 28 (16.77%) .NET
8 25 (14.97%) OOP
8 25 (14.97%) Microsoft
9 24 (14.37%) SQL
9 24 (14.37%) Retail
10 23 (13.77%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (13.17%) TDD
12 20 (11.98%) Oracle
12 20 (11.98%) SQL Server
13 19 (11.38%) Degree
14 18 (10.78%) Enterprise Architecture
14 18 (10.78%) Hibernate
14 18 (10.78%) JavaScript
14 18 (10.78%) NoSQL
15 17 (10.18%) Big Data
15 17 (10.18%) Android
15 17 (10.18%) Windows
15 17 (10.18%) Spring
16 16 (9.58%) QA
17 15 (8.98%) C#
18 14 (8.38%) J2EE
18 14 (8.38%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (4.19%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.99%) IIS
5 5 (2.99%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.99%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.40%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.40%) Apache
7 3 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.20%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.20%) CMS
8 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.60%) Mule
9 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.60%) Lync
9 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.79%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (4.79%) InDesign
2 8 (4.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (1.80%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.60%) Magento
3 1 (0.60%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.19%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (4.79%) SaaS
3 4 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.80%) Office 365
5 2 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.59%) Firewall
2 7 (4.19%) Wireless
3 6 (3.59%) WAN
3 6 (3.59%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.59%) SAN
3 6 (3.59%) Internet
4 4 (2.40%) MPLS
4 4 (2.40%) OSPF
4 4 (2.40%) BGP
4 4 (2.40%) LAN
4 4 (2.40%) VoIP
4 4 (2.40%) Multicast
4 4 (2.40%) IPv6
5 3 (1.80%) HTTP
5 3 (1.80%) DNS
6 2 (1.20%) VPN
6 2 (1.20%) EIGRP
6 2 (1.20%) RIP
6 2 (1.20%) ATM
6 2 (1.20%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.98%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.78%) NoSQL
3 17 (10.18%) Big Data
4 14 (8.38%) MongoDB
5 12 (7.19%) Hadoop
6 9 (5.39%) Apache Hive
7 8 (4.79%) MySQL
7 8 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (3.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (3.59%) HBase
8 6 (3.59%) Impala
9 5 (2.99%) Redis
9 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.80%) QlikView
10 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.80%) OLAP
10 3 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (4.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 8 (4.79%) Axure RP
2 6 (3.59%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.59%) Mercurial
3 3 (1.80%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.20%) CruiseControl
4 2 (1.20%) Maven
4 2 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.60%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.60%) Selenium
5 1 (0.60%) JMeter
5 1 (0.60%) NUnit
5 1 (0.60%) Redmine
5 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.60%) JUnit
General
1 63 (37.72%) Finance
2 33 (19.76%) Banking
3 24 (14.37%) Retail
4 8 (4.79%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.79%) Games
5 7 (4.19%) Back Office
6 6 (3.59%) Law
6 6 (3.59%) Marketing
7 5 (2.99%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (2.40%) Advertising
8 4 (2.40%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.80%) International Banking
10 2 (1.20%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.20%) Electronics
10 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.60%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (18.56%) CSS
2 30 (17.96%) HTML
3 28 (16.77%) .NET
4 18 (10.78%) Hibernate
5 17 (10.18%) Spring
6 14 (8.38%) J2EE
7 13 (7.78%) Web Services
7 13 (7.78%) Java EE
8 12 (7.19%) Ajax
8 12 (7.19%) ASP.NET
9 11 (6.59%) jQuery
10 10 (5.99%) Java SE
10 10 (5.99%) WCF
10 10 (5.99%) XML
11 8 (4.79%) HTML5
12 7 (4.19%) CSS3
12 7 (4.19%) JSON
13 6 (3.59%) Swing
13 6 (3.59%) JDBC
13 6 (3.59%) Google Closure
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.78%) Open Source
2 10 (5.99%) Client/Server
3 8 (4.79%) N-Tier
3 8 (4.79%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.79%) Visualisation
4 6 (3.59%) Mathematics
4 6 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.59%) Statistics
5 5 (2.99%) iPhone
6 4 (2.40%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.40%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.80%) Clustering
7 3 (1.80%) Derivative
8 2 (1.20%) DataPower
8 2 (1.20%) Life Science
8 2 (1.20%) DTV
8 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.18%) Windows
1 17 (10.18%) Android
2 13 (7.78%) Linux
3 12 (7.19%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.80%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.20%) AIX
5 2 (1.20%) Solaris
5 2 (1.20%) UNIX
5 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.16%) SOA
1 37 (22.16%) Multithreading
2 30 (17.96%) OO
3 25 (14.97%) OOP
4 23 (13.77%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (13.17%) TDD
6 18 (10.78%) Enterprise Architecture
7 14 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (7.78%) Project Management
9 12 (7.19%) Web Development
9 12 (7.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 12 (7.19%) Analytics
10 11 (6.59%) ITIL
11 10 (5.99%) Knowledge Management
12 9 (5.39%) Content Management
12 9 (5.39%) Network Design
12 9 (5.39%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (4.79%) Technical Architecture
13 8 (4.79%) CRM
13 8 (4.79%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (34.73%) Java
2 24 (14.37%) SQL
3 18 (10.78%) JavaScript
4 15 (8.98%) C#
5 7 (4.19%) R
6 5 (2.99%) Ruby
7 4 (2.40%) XPath
7 4 (2.40%) PHP
7 4 (2.40%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.80%) Scala
9 2 (1.20%) C
9 2 (1.20%) Groovy
10 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.60%) Clojure
10 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (11.38%) Degree
2 7 (4.19%) SC Cleared
2 7 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.80%) PhD
3 3 (1.80%) MBA
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.20%) MCP
5 1 (0.60%) MCSE
5 1 (0.60%) MCSA
5 1 (0.60%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.60%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.58%) QA
2 3 (1.80%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.20%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.60%) EMIR
4 1 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.60%) GAAP
System Software
1 9 (5.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.19%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.80%) Sendmail
3 3 (1.80%) XenApp
3 3 (1.80%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.60%) vSphere
4 1 (0.60%) XenServer
4 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.60%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.60%) WSUS
2 1 (0.60%) SCOM
2 1 (0.60%) Puppet
2 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (14.97%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.98%) Oracle
3 13 (7.78%) Cisco
4 10 (5.99%) SAP
4 10 (5.99%) VMware
4 10 (5.99%) Google
5 9 (5.39%) IBM
5 9 (5.39%) Adobe
5 9 (5.39%) Juniper
6 8 (4.79%) F5
7 6 (3.59%) Siebel
8 5 (2.99%) JBoss
8 5 (2.99%) HP
9 4 (2.40%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.80%) Cognos
10 3 (1.80%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (1.80%) NetApp
10 3 (1.80%) Citrix
10 3 (1.80%) IronPort
10 3 (1.80%) CheckPoint
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £80000 - £115000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £100000 - £115000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago