Period
to 10 December 2017

The median annual salary for an Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

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

Architect
Central London > City of London
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 55 45
Rank change year-on-year -2 -10 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 470 527 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.56% 4.65% 5.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.82% 4.82% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 426 446 761
City of London median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £110,000 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9757 10935 15531
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 96.46% 95.81%
Number of salaries quoted 8812 9956 13560
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +2.91% +1.59%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,512 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +2.80%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 6 months to 10 December 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 10 December 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.

1 167 (35.53%) Finance
2 164 (34.89%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (23.40%) Java
4 90 (19.15%) TOGAF
5 89 (18.94%) Microsoft
6 81 (17.23%) Degree
7 77 (16.38%) Enterprise Architecture
8 75 (15.96%) DevOps
9 67 (14.26%) .NET
10 60 (12.77%) SQL
11 58 (12.34%) Microsoft Azure
12 56 (11.91%) Amazon AWS
12 56 (11.91%) SQL Server
12 56 (11.91%) SDLC
13 55 (11.70%) Microservices
14 53 (11.28%) Enterprise Software
15 50 (10.64%) IT Strategy
16 48 (10.21%) Banking
16 48 (10.21%) Windows
17 47 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
18 44 (9.36%) SOA
19 42 (8.94%) UML
19 42 (8.94%) Project Management
20 41 (8.72%) JavaScript
21 39 (8.30%) Analytics
21 39 (8.30%) Mentoring
22 37 (7.87%) Migration
22 37 (7.87%) Big Data
23 35 (7.45%) Computer Science
23 35 (7.45%) VMware

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 18 (3.83%) BizTalk Server
1 18 (3.83%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.62%) JBoss
3 16 (3.40%) IIS
4 14 (2.98%) Anypoint
4 14 (2.98%) Apache
5 11 (2.34%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.28%) CMS
6 6 (1.28%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.28%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.85%) ColdFusion
7 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.85%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.85%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.64%) Confluence
8 3 (0.64%) Drupal
8 3 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.64%) SAS
8 3 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.85%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.43%) SPSS
4 1 (0.21%) InVision
Business Applications
1 14 (2.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.91%) SAP BPC
3 4 (0.85%) Workday HCM
4 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 58 (12.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (11.91%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (5.53%) SaaS
4 22 (4.68%) IaaS
5 20 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 20 (4.26%) PaaS
6 13 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (2.55%) Office 365
8 11 (2.34%) SuccessFactors
9 9 (1.91%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (1.28%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 4 (0.85%) Force.com
12 4 (0.85%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.64%) Cloudflare
13 3 (0.64%) G Suite
14 2 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.43%) Bluemix
14 2 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.89%) LAN
1 23 (4.89%) WAN
2 19 (4.04%) DNS
3 17 (3.62%) Firewall
4 12 (2.55%) Internet
5 10 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
5 10 (2.13%) Network Security
6 9 (1.91%) MPLS
6 9 (1.91%) VPN
7 8 (1.70%) BGP
7 8 (1.70%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (1.70%) DHCP
7 8 (1.70%) HTTP
7 8 (1.70%) OSPF
8 7 (1.49%) BIG-IP
8 7 (1.49%) DMVPN
8 7 (1.49%) IGMP
8 7 (1.49%) Multicast
8 7 (1.49%) NX-OS
9 6 (1.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (11.91%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.87%) Big Data
3 32 (6.81%) Hadoop
4 27 (5.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (5.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (4.68%) NoSQL
7 21 (4.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (3.83%) EDRMS
9 16 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (2.98%) DTS
10 14 (2.98%) MongoDB
11 10 (2.13%) Relational Database
12 9 (1.91%) MySQL
13 8 (1.70%) Apache Hive
14 6 (1.28%) Power BI
15 4 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (0.85%) Data Lake
15 4 (0.85%) HBase
15 4 (0.85%) QlikView
16 3 (0.64%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 24 (5.11%) Jenkins
2 17 (3.62%) TeamCity
3 14 (2.98%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (1.70%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.06%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.64%) JIRA
6 3 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.43%) Ant
7 2 (0.43%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.21%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.21%) Grunt
8 1 (0.21%) Hudson
8 1 (0.21%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.21%) Selenium
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.21%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.21%) webpack
General
1 167 (35.53%) Finance
2 48 (10.21%) Banking
3 28 (5.96%) Retail
4 24 (5.11%) Legal
5 15 (3.19%) Advertising
6 14 (2.98%) Law
7 11 (2.34%) Back Office
7 11 (2.34%) Publishing
8 7 (1.49%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.49%) Marketing
8 7 (1.49%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.28%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.43%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.43%) Retail Finance
11 1 (0.21%) Billing
11 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.21%) French Language
11 1 (0.21%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (14.26%) .NET
2 32 (6.81%) REST
3 30 (6.38%) Web Services
4 27 (5.74%) Node.js
5 26 (5.53%) Hibernate
5 26 (5.53%) Spring
6 25 (5.32%) AngularJS
7 24 (5.11%) J2EE
8 22 (4.68%) XML
9 20 (4.26%) SOAP
10 19 (4.04%) JMS
10 19 (4.04%) React
11 18 (3.83%) HTML
12 17 (3.62%) J2SE
12 17 (3.62%) Visualforce
13 12 (2.55%) RESTful
14 11 (2.34%) JSON
14 11 (2.34%) Middleware
15 10 (2.13%) HTML5
16 8 (1.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.28%) Enterprise Software
2 35 (7.45%) Computer Science
3 27 (5.74%) Management Information System
4 25 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (4.47%) Data Centre
6 20 (4.26%) Virtual Team
7 19 (4.04%) Private Cloud
8 11 (2.34%) Public Cloud
9 10 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (1.91%) Fintech
11 8 (1.70%) Clustering
11 8 (1.70%) Reinsurance
11 8 (1.70%) User Experience
12 6 (1.28%) Mainframe
13 5 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (0.85%) PKI
15 3 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
16 2 (0.43%) Internet of Things
16 2 (0.43%) Mobile App
16 2 (0.43%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 48 (10.21%) Windows
2 30 (6.38%) Linux
3 23 (4.89%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.34%) Unix
5 10 (2.13%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.49%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.64%) Android
7 3 (0.64%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (34.89%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (19.15%) TOGAF
3 77 (16.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 75 (15.96%) DevOps
5 56 (11.91%) SDLC
6 55 (11.70%) Microservices
7 50 (10.64%) IT Strategy
8 47 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 44 (9.36%) SOA
10 42 (8.94%) Project Management
10 42 (8.94%) UML
11 39 (8.30%) Analytics
11 39 (8.30%) Mentoring
12 37 (7.87%) Migration
13 34 (7.23%) Data Modelling
13 34 (7.23%) OO
13 34 (7.23%) TDD
14 32 (6.81%) Business Intelligence
14 32 (6.81%) Data Architecture
15 31 (6.60%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 110 (23.40%) Java
2 60 (12.77%) SQL
3 41 (8.72%) JavaScript
4 32 (6.81%) C#
5 21 (4.47%) PHP
6 17 (3.62%) Apex Code
6 17 (3.62%) Python
7 13 (2.77%) Scala
8 11 (2.34%) PowerShell
9 8 (1.70%) R
10 7 (1.49%) Perl
10 7 (1.49%) Ruby
10 7 (1.49%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.06%) C++
11 5 (1.06%) SOQL
12 4 (0.85%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.85%) SOSL
13 3 (0.64%) C
14 2 (0.43%) Go
14 2 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 81 (17.23%) Degree
2 29 (6.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (4.04%) Master's Degree
4 18 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (3.19%) CCNP
6 13 (2.77%) CISSP
7 11 (2.34%) CCIE
8 10 (2.13%) CCNA
9 8 (1.70%) CCSA
10 7 (1.49%) CCDA
10 7 (1.49%) CISM
11 4 (0.85%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.85%) CISA
11 4 (0.85%) CRISC
11 4 (0.85%) MCSE
11 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 3 (0.64%) CCIE Collaboration
12 3 (0.64%) CCNP Voice
12 3 (0.64%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.98%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.91%) QA
3 7 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.28%) GCP
4 6 (1.28%) GDPR
5 5 (1.06%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.43%) COBIT
8 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (4.89%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.26%) Docker
3 12 (2.55%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (1.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.28%) XenApp
7 5 (1.06%) HDFS
7 5 (1.06%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.43%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.43%) vSphere
9 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.21%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.21%) vCloud
9 1 (0.21%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 21 (4.47%) Puppet
2 12 (2.55%) Ansible
3 11 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.49%) Kubernetes
4 7 (1.49%) SCCM
5 5 (1.06%) WSUS
6 3 (0.64%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.64%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (0.64%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.64%) Mesos
6 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.64%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.64%) Terraform
7 2 (0.43%) Packer
7 2 (0.43%) vRealize
8 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.21%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.21%) Salt
8 1 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 89 (18.94%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.45%) VMware
3 32 (6.81%) Salesforce.com
4 28 (5.96%) SAP
5 26 (5.53%) Oracle
6 20 (4.26%) Google
7 17 (3.62%) Citrix
8 16 (3.40%) Cisco
9 15 (3.19%) webMethods
10 12 (2.55%) CheckPoint
11 10 (2.13%) Palo Alto
12 8 (1.70%) F5
13 7 (1.49%) IBM
14 6 (1.28%) Autodesk
14 6 (1.28%) Dell
15 5 (1.06%) Adobe
15 5 (1.06%) AppSense
15 5 (1.06%) Cloudera
15 5 (1.06%) Informatica
15 5 (1.06%) TIBCO