Period
to

The median annual salary for an Architect was £91,500 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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

Architect
London > Central London
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 43 53 59
Rank change year-on-year +10 +6 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 519 341 344
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 5.84% 5.24% 4.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.28% 5.64% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 362 303 280
10th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £61,250
25th Percentile £80,000 £77,250 £71,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £91,500 £90,000 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.67% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £105,000 £104,375 £100,000
90th Percentile £114,750 £110,000 £120,000
London median annual salary £94,000 £87,500 £87,500
% change year-on-year +7.43% - +2.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. 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
Central London
Permanent vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 8,261 6,044 7,219
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.95% 92.90% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6,372 5,410 6,351
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £39,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £101,250 £97,500
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £66,000
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +5.60%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Central London

Architect
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Architect in Central London.

Salary trend for Architect in Central London

Architect
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Architect in Central London over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Architect in Central London

Architect
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Central London region over the 6 months to 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
City of London +11 455 £93,750 +1.35% 114
City of Westminster +5 9 £74,706 -21.36%
West End of London +2 7 £75,000 +7.14%
Camden -13 4 £95,000 +33.33%
Southwark -4 3 £84,000 -1.18%
Kensington and Chelsea - 2 £85,000 -
Lambeth - 1 - -
Architect
London

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London

For the 6 months to 1 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 job ads across the Central London region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 200 (38.54%) Azure
2 170 (32.76%) Microsoft
3 152 (29.29%) Agile
4 151 (29.09%) AWS
5 123 (23.70%) Cybersecurity
6 120 (23.12%) Finance
7 101 (19.46%) Data Centre
8 98 (18.88%) Adobe
8 98 (18.88%) Social Skills
9 87 (16.76%) DevOps
10 80 (15.41%) Software Licensing
11 78 (15.03%) Apple
12 75 (14.45%) SQL
13 70 (13.49%) Customer Engagement
14 68 (13.10%) Analytics
15 65 (12.52%) TOGAF
16 62 (11.95%) CRM
17 61 (11.75%) Data Warehouse
18 60 (11.56%) Java
19 57 (10.98%) Data Modelling
19 57 (10.98%) Data Architecture
20 53 (10.21%) Migration
21 52 (10.02%) Public Cloud
22 51 (9.83%) Architectural Design
23 45 (8.67%) Microservices
24 44 (8.48%) REST
25 43 (8.29%) GCP
26 42 (8.09%) Microsoft 365
27 41 (7.90%) CI/CD
27 41 (7.90%) IT Strategy

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 24 (4.62%) CMS
2 16 (3.08%) Jetty
3 15 (2.89%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 13 (2.50%) Drupal
4 13 (2.50%) Headless CMS
5 12 (2.31%) Apache Spark
6 9 (1.73%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (1.35%) SAS
8 6 (1.16%) Confluence
9 3 (0.58%) Apache
9 3 (0.58%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.19%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 11 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.35%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (0.96%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 3 (0.58%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.39%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.39%) Shopify
5 2 (0.39%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
6 1 (0.19%) SAP IBP
6 1 (0.19%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.19%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 200 (38.54%) Azure
2 151 (29.09%) AWS
3 43 (8.29%) GCP
4 42 (8.09%) Microsoft 365
5 32 (6.17%) SaaS
6 26 (5.01%) PaaS
7 21 (4.05%) Power Platform
8 18 (3.47%) Dynamics 365
9 16 (3.08%) Serverless
10 15 (2.89%) Snowflake
11 13 (2.50%) Adobe Analytics
12 12 (2.31%) IaaS
13 11 (2.12%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 9 (1.73%) iPaaS
15 8 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
15 8 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
16 7 (1.35%) Azure Data Factory
16 7 (1.35%) dbt
17 6 (1.16%) Azure Logic Apps
17 6 (1.16%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.28%) Firewall
2 15 (2.89%) WAN
3 12 (2.31%) LAN
4 8 (1.54%) DNS
5 7 (1.35%) Network Security
6 6 (1.16%) SD-WAN
7 4 (0.77%) Broadband
7 4 (0.77%) Cisco Firepower
7 4 (0.77%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (0.77%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.77%) Mobile Broadband
8 3 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.39%) HTTP
9 2 (0.39%) VPN
9 2 (0.39%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.19%) SMTP
10 1 (0.19%) VoIP
10 1 (0.19%) WebEx
10 1 (0.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (11.75%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (6.36%) Data Lake
3 30 (5.78%) Big Data
4 22 (4.24%) NoSQL
5 21 (4.05%) SQL Server
6 17 (3.28%) Power BI
7 11 (2.12%) Amazon Redshift
7 11 (2.12%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.54%) DB2
8 8 (1.54%) Metadata
8 8 (1.54%) Neo4j
8 8 (1.54%) Pentaho
8 8 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.35%) Data Vault
10 6 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (1.16%) MySQL
10 6 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.16%) PowerCenter
11 5 (0.96%) HBase
11 5 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (4.24%) Git (software)
2 20 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 18 (3.47%) Bitbucket
4 16 (3.08%) Ant
4 16 (3.08%) Apache Ivy
4 16 (3.08%) Concordion
4 16 (3.08%) Gradle
4 16 (3.08%) JUnit
4 16 (3.08%) Maven
4 16 (3.08%) Mockito
5 11 (2.12%) JIRA
6 6 (1.16%) ERwin
7 5 (0.96%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.96%) PowerDesigner
8 4 (0.77%) Selenium
8 4 (0.77%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.58%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.39%) Vagrant
General
1 120 (23.12%) Finance
2 98 (18.88%) Social Skills
3 30 (5.78%) Banking
3 30 (5.78%) Retail
4 26 (5.01%) Law
4 26 (5.01%) Marketing
5 24 (4.62%) Influencing Skills
6 21 (4.05%) Financial Institution
7 19 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (2.50%) Advertising
9 12 (2.31%) Legal
10 8 (1.54%) Front Office
11 7 (1.35%) Presentation Skills
12 6 (1.16%) Organisational Skills
13 4 (0.77%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.77%) Aviation
13 4 (0.77%) Fire and Rescue
13 4 (0.77%) Police
14 3 (0.58%) Documentation Skills
14 3 (0.58%) Inclusion and Diversity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (8.48%) REST
2 34 (6.55%) XML
3 24 (4.62%) JSON
4 18 (3.47%) .NET
4 18 (3.47%) JDBC
4 18 (3.47%) React
4 18 (3.47%) Swagger
5 17 (3.28%) AngularJS
5 17 (3.28%) Web Services
6 16 (3.08%) JAX-RS
6 16 (3.08%) JMS
6 16 (3.08%) JPA
7 15 (2.89%) HTML
8 13 (2.50%) HTML5
9 12 (2.31%) Spring
9 12 (2.31%) Spring Boot
10 11 (2.12%) FIX Protocol
11 9 (1.73%) Kafka
11 9 (1.73%) Middleware
12 6 (1.16%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 101 (19.46%) Data Centre
2 52 (10.02%) Public Cloud
3 40 (7.71%) Hybrid Cloud
4 23 (4.43%) Cloud Native
5 16 (3.08%) Enterprise Cloud
6 15 (2.89%) Legacy Systems
7 14 (2.70%) Blockchain
7 14 (2.70%) Private Cloud
8 13 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (2.31%) Mainframe
9 12 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
10 10 (1.93%) User Experience
11 8 (1.54%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.16%) Equities
12 6 (1.16%) IoT
12 6 (1.16%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.96%) Derivative
13 5 (0.96%) Fixed Income
13 5 (0.96%) Social Media
14 4 (0.77%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 35 (6.74%) Linux
2 21 (4.05%) Unix
2 21 (4.05%) Windows
3 8 (1.54%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.19%) Android
4 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (29.29%) Agile
2 123 (23.70%) Cybersecurity
3 87 (16.76%) DevOps
4 80 (15.41%) Software Licensing
5 70 (13.49%) Customer Engagement
6 68 (13.10%) Analytics
7 65 (12.52%) TOGAF
8 62 (11.95%) CRM
9 57 (10.98%) Data Architecture
9 57 (10.98%) Data Modelling
10 53 (10.21%) Migration
11 51 (9.83%) Architectural Design
12 45 (8.67%) Microservices
13 41 (7.90%) CI/CD
13 41 (7.90%) IT Strategy
14 38 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
14 38 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
15 37 (7.13%) Software Engineering
15 37 (7.13%) Time Management
16 35 (6.74%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (14.45%) SQL
2 60 (11.56%) Java
3 35 (6.74%) Python
4 28 (5.39%) JavaScript
5 15 (2.89%) C#
6 11 (2.12%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.77%) C
8 3 (0.58%) Bash
9 2 (0.39%) Ruby
9 2 (0.39%) Scala
10 1 (0.19%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.19%) Go
10 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (6.17%) Degree
1 32 (6.17%) TOGAF Certification
2 20 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.47%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.73%) CCIE
5 9 (1.73%) CISSP
6 8 (1.54%) CCNP
6 8 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.16%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.77%) CSSLP
9 3 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.39%) CCNA
10 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.39%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.19%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.19%) CLAS
11 1 (0.19%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.47%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.35%) GDPR
2 7 (1.35%) NIST
2 7 (1.35%) SLA
3 5 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.77%) Accessibility
5 2 (0.39%) GRC
5 2 (0.39%) NIST 800
5 2 (0.39%) QA
6 1 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.19%) ISA99
6 1 (0.19%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) PMO
6 1 (0.19%) RMADS
6 1 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 25 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
3 11 (2.12%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.73%) Docker
5 4 (0.77%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.39%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (4.24%) Kubernetes
2 16 (3.08%) Terraform
3 12 (2.31%) Ansible
4 5 (0.96%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.77%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.58%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 3 (0.58%) SCCM
7 2 (0.39%) Consul
7 2 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.19%) Grafana
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.19%) Packer
8 1 (0.19%) Puppet
8 1 (0.19%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 170 (32.76%) Microsoft
2 98 (18.88%) Adobe
3 78 (15.03%) Apple
4 32 (6.17%) VMware
5 27 (5.20%) Oracle
6 22 (4.24%) Citrix
6 22 (4.24%) Dell
7 20 (3.85%) Informatica
8 17 (3.28%) Cisco
9 16 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (2.70%) Google
10 14 (2.70%) SAP
11 11 (2.12%) Fortinet
11 11 (2.12%) Palo Alto
12 10 (1.93%) Databricks
12 10 (1.93%) IBM
12 10 (1.93%) ServiceNow
13 9 (1.73%) CheckPoint
13 9 (1.73%) Sitecore
14 8 (1.54%) F5