The median annual salary for a Applications Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 263 296
Rank change year-on-year +48 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Architect 8 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.070% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.073% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 22
Median salary £77,500 £73,750 £78,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.08% -6.34%  
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £67,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -2.98% -0.74%  

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 4931 6867 9910
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.84% 95.64% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4530 6136 8443
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,780 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Applications Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Applications Architect in the job title.

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 11 (55.00%) Web Services
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (45.00%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (40.00%) XML
4 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (40.00%) TOGAF
5 7 (35.00%) SOA
5 7 (35.00%) Degree
5 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (30.00%) WCF
6 6 (30.00%) WPF
6 6 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (30.00%) jQuery
6 6 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (30.00%) System Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (30.00%) Software Architecture
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (30.00%) SOLID
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (30.00%) CRM
6 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (30.00%) Client/Server

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 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (15.00%) JBoss
2 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (45.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.00%) IPsec
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) AppScan
2 3 (15.00%) Burp Suite
2 3 (15.00%) Paros
General
1 4 (20.00%) Law
1 4 (20.00%) Legal
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) Web Services
2 8 (40.00%) XML
3 6 (30.00%) .NET
3 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (30.00%) CSS
3 6 (30.00%) jQuery
3 6 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (30.00%) WCF
3 6 (30.00%) WPF
4 2 (10.00%) JSON
4 2 (10.00%) JSON Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (30.00%) Client/Server
2 6 (30.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (10.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 7 (35.00%) SOA
3 6 (30.00%) BPR
3 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (30.00%) CRM
3 6 (30.00%) MVC
3 6 (30.00%) Software Architecture
3 6 (30.00%) SOLID
3 6 (30.00%) System Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (30.00%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Line Management
4 4 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.00%) Document Management
5 3 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (30.00%) VBA
3 4 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) CISA
2 3 (15.00%) CISM
2 3 (15.00%) CISSP
2 3 (15.00%) CSSLP
3 1 (5.00%) CCSP
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Fortify
1 3 (15.00%) WebInspect
2 1 (5.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) Informatica
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) BeyondTrust
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) SAP
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