The median annual salary for an Applications Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Application Architect
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 247 295
Rank change year-on-year +34 +48  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Architect 14 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.13% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 15
Median salary £77,500 £82,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.06% +3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,125 £69,000 £47,750
10% offered a salary of more than £93,500 £87,750 £93,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
% change year-on-year - +6.12%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4898 6124 9661
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.31% 96.12% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 17470 22914 34195
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £81,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Applications Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Applications Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Architect in the City of London

Applications Architect
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Applications Architect in the City of London

Applications Architect
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Architect in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Architect in the City of London

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Applications Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
1 14 (63.64%) SOA
1 14 (63.64%) C#
1 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
1 14 (63.64%) CSS
1 14 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 13 (59.09%) TOGAF
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (45.45%) Web Services
4 9 (40.91%) XML
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (40.91%) CRM
4 9 (40.91%) SharePoint
4 9 (40.91%) Client/Server
4 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 9 (40.91%) T-SQL
4 9 (40.91%) VBA
4 9 (40.91%) .NET
4 9 (40.91%) Visual Studio
4 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
4 9 (40.91%) N-Tier
4 9 (40.91%) BPR
4 9 (40.91%) MVC
4 9 (40.91%) jQuery
4 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (40.91%) System Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (40.91%) Systems Analysis
4 9 (40.91%) Zachman Framework

Applications Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 9 (40.91%) SharePoint
1 9 (40.91%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (22.73%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (40.91%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
3 5 (22.73%) MySQL
3 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
3 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (40.91%) Visual Studio
2 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 5 (22.73%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Law
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) CSS
2 10 (45.45%) Web Services
3 9 (40.91%) .NET
3 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
3 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (40.91%) jQuery
3 9 (40.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 9 (40.91%) WCF
3 9 (40.91%) WPF
3 9 (40.91%) XML
4 5 (22.73%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (22.73%) JMS
4 5 (22.73%) Middleware
4 5 (22.73%) Node.js
4 5 (22.73%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (22.73%) REST
4 5 (22.73%) Sass
4 5 (22.73%) Symfony
4 5 (22.73%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (40.91%) Client/Server
1 9 (40.91%) Computer Science
1 9 (40.91%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) SOA
1 14 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 13 (59.09%) TOGAF
3 9 (40.91%) BPR
3 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (40.91%) CRM
3 9 (40.91%) MVC
3 9 (40.91%) Software Architecture
3 9 (40.91%) SOLID
3 9 (40.91%) System Testing
3 9 (40.91%) Systems Analysis
3 9 (40.91%) Technical Architecture
3 9 (40.91%) Zachman Framework
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (22.73%) DevOps
5 5 (22.73%) Domain-Driven Design
5 5 (22.73%) Microservices
5 5 (22.73%) Open Source
5 5 (22.73%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) C#
1 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) T-SQL
2 9 (40.91%) VBA
3 5 (22.73%) Go
3 5 (22.73%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) PHP
3 5 (22.73%) Python
3 5 (22.73%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Computer Science Degree
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) XenApp
1 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
1 1 (4.55%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) TIBCO
2 4 (18.18%) Citrix
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft