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

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

Architect
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 53 30
Rank change year-on-year +16 -23  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 299 338 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.60% 4.79% 6.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.86% 5.00% 6.68%
Number of salaries quoted 265 267 565
Median salary £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,520 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £93,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  

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 5104 6761 10052
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.63% 95.76% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4647 6084 8529
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in the City of London

Architect
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Architect in the City of London

Architect
Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

Salary histogram for Architect in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, 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 Architect in the job title.

1 159 (29.28%) Finance
2 133 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (23.02%) TOGAF
4 120 (22.10%) Degree
5 108 (19.89%) Java
6 106 (19.52%) .NET
7 104 (19.15%) Microsoft
8 101 (18.60%) Computer Science
9 100 (18.42%) Oracle
10 98 (18.05%) SOA
11 93 (17.13%) Enterprise Architecture
11 93 (17.13%) Analytical Skills
12 90 (16.57%) Microsoft Azure
13 88 (16.21%) Amazon AWS
14 86 (15.84%) SQL
15 85 (15.65%) Mentoring
16 84 (15.47%) Advertising
17 82 (15.10%) Technical Architecture
18 80 (14.73%) SQL Server
19 77 (14.18%) Web Services
20 75 (13.81%) CRM
21 72 (13.26%) Project Management
22 71 (13.08%) Windows
23 67 (12.34%) PhD
23 67 (12.34%) Big Data
24 66 (12.15%) Postgraduate
25 65 (11.97%) Business Intelligence
26 63 (11.60%) IT Strategy
27 61 (11.23%) JavaScript
28 60 (11.05%) XML

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 32 (5.89%) SharePoint
2 26 (4.79%) Apache Spark
3 24 (4.42%) WebSphere
4 21 (3.87%) IIS
4 21 (3.87%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (2.58%) Apache
5 14 (2.58%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (2.03%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.84%) JBoss
8 8 (1.47%) CMS
8 8 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.92%) Anypoint
10 4 (0.74%) Alfresco
10 4 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.74%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.55%) Confluence
11 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.37%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (4.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (2.95%) Oracle Retail
2 15 (2.76%) Oracle Financials
2 15 (2.76%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 5 (0.92%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.55%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.37%) Magento
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.18%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.18%) RMDS
7 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.18%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 90 (16.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (16.21%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (10.87%) SaaS
4 45 (8.29%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (4.97%) IaaS
5 27 (4.97%) PaaS
6 16 (2.95%) Yammer
7 14 (2.58%) GitHub
7 14 (2.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 10 (1.84%) Office 365
9 7 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (1.10%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (0.92%) Boomi
12 3 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 3 (0.55%) Bluemix
12 3 (0.55%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.37%) iPaaS
13 2 (0.37%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.60%) WAN
2 21 (3.87%) DNS
2 21 (3.87%) Firewall
2 21 (3.87%) LAN
3 18 (3.31%) HTTP
4 15 (2.76%) Internet
4 15 (2.76%) SAN
5 11 (2.03%) DHCP
6 9 (1.66%) VPN
7 8 (1.47%) AMQP
8 6 (1.10%) LDAP
8 6 (1.10%) Network Security
9 5 (0.92%) MPLS
9 5 (0.92%) Software-Defined Networking
9 5 (0.92%) Wireless
10 4 (0.74%) DMZ
10 4 (0.74%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.74%) SSL
11 3 (0.55%) SMTP
11 3 (0.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (14.73%) SQL Server
2 67 (12.34%) Big Data
3 55 (10.13%) NoSQL
4 50 (9.21%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (7.37%) Hadoop
6 29 (5.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 29 (5.34%) SQL Server 2016
7 27 (4.97%) Apache Hive
8 23 (4.24%) Sqoop
9 19 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (2.95%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (2.95%) HAWQ
10 16 (2.95%) Oracle Database
10 16 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (2.21%) Relational Database
13 11 (2.03%) Impala
14 10 (1.84%) MongoDB
15 9 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (1.66%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 33 (6.08%) Jenkins
2 30 (5.52%) Visual Studio
3 26 (4.79%) Octopus Deploy
4 24 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.47%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.29%) Toad
7 6 (1.10%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.74%) ERwin
8 4 (0.74%) JIRA
8 4 (0.74%) Selenium
8 4 (0.74%) Subversion
8 4 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (0.74%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.55%) Ant
9 3 (0.55%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.37%) Maven
10 2 (0.37%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
General
1 159 (29.28%) Finance
2 84 (15.47%) Advertising
3 52 (9.58%) Retail
4 50 (9.21%) Banking
5 27 (4.97%) Marketing
6 25 (4.60%) Back Office
7 22 (4.05%) Front Office
8 19 (3.50%) Legal
9 15 (2.76%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.84%) Law
11 8 (1.47%) Telecoms
12 7 (1.29%) Games
13 5 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.74%) Automotive
15 3 (0.55%) Billing
15 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
17 1 (0.18%) International Banking
17 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (19.52%) .NET
2 77 (14.18%) Web Services
3 60 (11.05%) XML
4 44 (8.10%) REST
5 43 (7.92%) CSS
6 40 (7.37%) HTML
7 38 (7.00%) SOAP
8 37 (6.81%) ASP.NET
9 36 (6.63%) Middleware
10 33 (6.08%) jQuery
11 31 (5.71%) AngularJS
11 31 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 30 (5.52%) ASP.NET Web API
13 23 (4.24%) Kafka
14 21 (3.87%) WCF
14 21 (3.87%) WPF
15 17 (3.13%) JSON
16 15 (2.76%) .NET Framework
17 14 (2.58%) Node.js
18 13 (2.39%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 101 (18.60%) Computer Science
2 93 (17.13%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (7.55%) Data Centre
3 41 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (5.52%) N-Tier
5 23 (4.24%) Client/Server
5 23 (4.24%) Mobile App
6 19 (3.50%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.95%) Public Cloud
8 12 (2.21%) Data Structures
8 12 (2.21%) Streaming Video
9 11 (2.03%) PlayStation
9 11 (2.03%) Xbox
10 10 (1.84%) User Experience
11 9 (1.66%) Fintech
12 8 (1.47%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.47%) Clustering
12 8 (1.47%) Fixed Income
13 6 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 71 (13.08%) Windows
2 44 (8.10%) Linux
3 26 (4.79%) Windows Server
4 20 (3.68%) Android
4 20 (3.68%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.03%) Windows Phone
6 9 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.47%) Unix
8 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.37%) Solaris
10 1 (0.18%) AIX
10 1 (0.18%) CentOS
10 1 (0.18%) VMS
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (23.02%) TOGAF
3 98 (18.05%) SOA
4 93 (17.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 85 (15.65%) Mentoring
6 82 (15.10%) Technical Architecture
7 75 (13.81%) CRM
8 72 (13.26%) Project Management
9 65 (11.97%) Business Intelligence
10 63 (11.60%) IT Strategy
11 54 (9.94%) TDD
11 54 (9.94%) Waterfall
12 48 (8.84%) Data Architecture
12 48 (8.84%) Data Management
12 48 (8.84%) UML
13 46 (8.47%) Information Security
14 45 (8.29%) Analytics
14 45 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
15 44 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
16 43 (7.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 108 (19.89%) Java
2 86 (15.84%) SQL
3 61 (11.23%) JavaScript
4 52 (9.58%) C#
5 40 (7.37%) C
6 34 (6.26%) Python
7 31 (5.71%) T-SQL
8 21 (3.87%) VBA
9 13 (2.39%) Ruby
10 12 (2.21%) Objective-C
11 11 (2.03%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.47%) C++
13 7 (1.29%) PHP
13 7 (1.29%) Scala
14 5 (0.92%) Apple Swift
14 5 (0.92%) Perl
14 5 (0.92%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 4 (0.74%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.74%) R
Qualifications
1 120 (22.10%) Degree
2 67 (12.34%) PhD
3 66 (12.15%) Postgraduate
4 20 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (2.03%) CISSP
6 10 (1.84%) CISM
7 9 (1.66%) CCNA
8 8 (1.47%) CCIE
9 7 (1.29%) CCNP
10 5 (0.92%) EMC Certification
10 5 (0.92%) MCSE
10 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.74%) Security Cleared
12 3 (0.55%) CISA
13 2 (0.37%) CCSP
13 2 (0.37%) MBA
14 1 (0.18%) AWS Certification
14 1 (0.18%) CESG Certified Professional
14 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.03%) QA
2 7 (1.29%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.92%) MiFID
4 4 (0.74%) GDPR
4 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.55%) SEPA
6 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.18%) PMO
6 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.68%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.13%) HDFS
4 16 (2.95%) Apache Flume
4 16 (2.95%) Docker
5 7 (1.29%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.55%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.37%) vSphere
8 2 (0.37%) XenApp
8 2 (0.37%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.37%) XenServer
9 1 (0.18%) NFS
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.18%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.18%) SRDF
9 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (2.76%) Puppet
2 10 (1.84%) Ansible
3 8 (1.47%) Kubernetes
3 8 (1.47%) MOM
4 7 (1.29%) Oozie
4 7 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.10%) AirWatch
6 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.55%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.37%) Mesos
8 2 (0.37%) Nessus
8 2 (0.37%) SCCM
9 1 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.18%) Packer
9 1 (0.18%) Salt
9 1 (0.18%) Terraform
9 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 104 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 100 (18.42%) Oracle
3 32 (5.89%) IBM
4 30 (5.52%) VMware
5 25 (4.60%) Cisco
6 17 (3.13%) Citrix
7 15 (2.76%) ATG
7 15 (2.76%) Hyperion
7 15 (2.76%) PeopleSoft
7 15 (2.76%) Retek
8 11 (2.03%) Informatica
9 10 (1.84%) SAP
10 7 (1.29%) Dell
10 7 (1.29%) Google
10 7 (1.29%) Juniper
10 7 (1.29%) SolarWinds
11 6 (1.10%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.10%) MuleSoft
11 6 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.10%) webMethods
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £68,000 - £110,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + 10% bonus + 10% cash benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £47,000 - £85,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £0 - £70000 per annum, Benefits 30 days hol, great pension up to 13.5%
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 90000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £95,000k base + Car, Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £ 85,000+package (car allowance(5.9k)&10-15%bonus)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000-95,000k + a brilliant package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 110000 per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-80,000 + excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 - £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 - £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £68,000 - £110,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
blu digital
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 90000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 120000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £90,000 + generous bonus and car allowance plus much more!
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £90,000 + generous bonus and car allowance plus much more!
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000-85,000k base, £9,600k car allowance, 15% bonus and full benefi
Posted: 2 days ago