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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 227 225 288
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 86 107 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 0.90% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.97% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 73 91 50
Average salary £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £67,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,500 £67,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-2.96% +22.72%
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
10568 11072 11998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.17% 93.15% 94.01%
Number of salaries quoted 8939 9690 11001
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
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 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 60 (38.22%) Finance
2 56 (35.67%) Java
3 41 (26.11%) SOA
4 39 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (23.57%) CSS
6 36 (22.93%) .NET
7 33 (21.02%) HTML
8 32 (20.38%) Multithreading
9 31 (19.75%) Microsoft
10 28 (17.83%) SQL
11 26 (16.56%) OO
12 25 (15.92%) JavaScript
13 24 (15.29%) Banking
14 23 (14.65%) Enterprise Architecture
15 22 (14.01%) SQL Server
16 21 (13.38%) Retail
16 21 (13.38%) TDD
16 21 (13.38%) Degree
16 21 (13.38%) Algorithms
17 20 (12.74%) Oracle
17 20 (12.74%) ASP.NET
18 19 (12.10%) Web Services
18 19 (12.10%) XML
18 19 (12.10%) J2EE
18 19 (12.10%) OOP
18 19 (12.10%) SharePoint
18 19 (12.10%) Hibernate
19 18 (11.46%) Spring
20 17 (10.83%) Linux
20 17 (10.83%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 19 (12.10%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.01%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (5.10%) Adobe CQ
3 8 (5.10%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (4.46%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.82%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.18%) IIS
6 5 (3.18%) CMS
7 4 (2.55%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.55%) Apache
8 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.64%) Mule
10 1 (0.64%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (7.01%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.55%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.91%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (1.91%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.64%) Magento
3 1 (0.64%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.83%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (5.73%) SaaS
3 4 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.91%) Office 365
5 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.92%) Firewall
2 11 (7.01%) Wireless
3 6 (3.82%) WAN
3 6 (3.82%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.82%) SAN
3 6 (3.82%) Internet
4 4 (2.55%) MPLS
4 4 (2.55%) OSPF
4 4 (2.55%) BGP
4 4 (2.55%) VoIP
4 4 (2.55%) IPv6
4 4 (2.55%) Multicast
5 3 (1.91%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (1.91%) WAAS
5 3 (1.91%) LAN
6 2 (1.27%) Broadband
6 2 (1.27%) HTTP
6 2 (1.27%) DNS
6 2 (1.27%) NAS
7 1 (0.64%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.83%) NoSQL
3 15 (9.55%) Big Data
4 14 (8.92%) MySQL
5 13 (8.28%) MongoDB
6 9 (5.73%) Hadoop
7 8 (5.10%) Apache Hive
7 8 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (5.10%) HBase
8 7 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (3.82%) Impala
9 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (3.18%) Oracle Database
10 5 (3.18%) Redis
11 4 (2.55%) QlikView
12 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.91%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (3.82%) Git (software)
1 6 (3.82%) Mercurial
2 3 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.91%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.91%) Maven
2 3 (1.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (1.91%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.27%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.64%) NUnit
4 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.64%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.64%) Redmine
4 1 (0.64%) SpecFlow
General
1 60 (38.22%) Finance
2 24 (15.29%) Banking
3 21 (13.38%) Retail
4 10 (6.37%) Marketing
5 8 (5.10%) Games
6 7 (4.46%) Back Office
7 6 (3.82%) Law
8 4 (2.55%) Advertising
8 4 (2.55%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.55%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.55%) Retail Banking
8 4 (2.55%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.91%) International Banking
10 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.27%) Automotive
10 2 (1.27%) Electronics
10 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.64%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (23.57%) CSS
2 36 (22.93%) .NET
3 33 (21.02%) HTML
4 20 (12.74%) ASP.NET
5 19 (12.10%) J2EE
5 19 (12.10%) Web Services
5 19 (12.10%) XML
5 19 (12.10%) Hibernate
6 18 (11.46%) Spring
7 15 (9.55%) Ajax
8 14 (8.92%) WCF
9 12 (7.64%) jQuery
9 12 (7.64%) HTML5
10 11 (7.01%) CSS3
10 11 (7.01%) Java EE
11 10 (6.37%) Silverlight
12 9 (5.73%) JSON
12 9 (5.73%) XHTML
13 8 (5.10%) Google Closure
13 8 (5.10%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.38%) Algorithms
2 15 (9.55%) Client/Server
3 12 (7.64%) N-Tier
4 11 (7.01%) User Experience
5 10 (6.37%) Visualisation
5 10 (6.37%) Computer Science
6 9 (5.73%) Open Source
6 9 (5.73%) iPhone
7 8 (5.10%) Statistics
8 7 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (3.18%) Mathematics
10 4 (2.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.91%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.91%) Clustering
11 3 (1.91%) Derivative
11 3 (1.91%) Life Science
11 3 (1.91%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (1.27%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.83%) Linux
2 16 (10.19%) Windows
2 16 (10.19%) Android
3 7 (4.46%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.91%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.27%) AIX
6 2 (1.27%) Solaris
7 1 (0.64%) UNIX
7 1 (0.64%) CentOS
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.11%) SOA
2 39 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (20.38%) Multithreading
4 26 (16.56%) OO
5 23 (14.65%) Enterprise Architecture
6 21 (13.38%) TDD
7 19 (12.10%) OOP
8 17 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (9.55%) Project Management
9 15 (9.55%) Web Development
9 15 (9.55%) Mentoring
10 13 (8.28%) ITIL
11 12 (7.64%) Analytics
12 11 (7.01%) Network Design
13 10 (6.37%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (6.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 9 (5.73%) MapReduce
14 9 (5.73%) Android Development
14 9 (5.73%) iOS Development
14 9 (5.73%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (35.67%) Java
2 28 (17.83%) SQL
3 25 (15.92%) JavaScript
4 17 (10.83%) C#
5 9 (5.73%) XPath
6 7 (4.46%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.82%) R
8 5 (3.18%) Ruby
9 4 (2.55%) PHP
10 1 (0.64%) C++
10 1 (0.64%) C
10 1 (0.64%) VBA
10 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (13.38%) Degree
2 10 (6.37%) SC Cleared
2 10 (6.37%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.91%) PhD
3 3 (1.91%) MBA
4 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.27%) MCP
5 1 (0.64%) MCSE
5 1 (0.64%) MCSA
5 1 (0.64%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.64%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.64%) QA
2 4 (2.55%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.64%) EMIR
4 1 (0.64%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.64%) GAAP
System Software
1 8 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.91%) Sendmail
3 3 (1.91%) XenApp
3 3 (1.91%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.64%) vSphere
4 1 (0.64%) XenServer
4 1 (0.64%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.27%) Puppet
2 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.64%) WSUS
3 1 (0.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (19.75%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.74%) Oracle
3 15 (9.55%) Cisco
4 12 (7.64%) Google
5 11 (7.01%) Juniper
6 10 (6.37%) F5
6 10 (6.37%) SAP
7 9 (5.73%) IBM
7 9 (5.73%) VMware
8 8 (5.10%) Adobe
9 7 (4.46%) Siebel
10 5 (3.18%) JBoss
11 4 (2.55%) Business Objects
11 4 (2.55%) HP
11 4 (2.55%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.55%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.91%) Cognos
12 3 (1.91%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (1.91%) NetApp
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