Period
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The median annual salary for an Architect was £93,750 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

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
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 44 58 57
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 461 258 267
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 5.71% 4.72% 4.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.16% 5.10% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 306 225 216
10th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £61,250
25th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £70,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £93,750 £92,500 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.35% +8.82% -2.86%
75th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £100,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £110,000 £120,000
Central London median annual salary £91,500 £90,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year +1.67% +5.88% -2.58%

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 7,481 5,063 5,733
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.60% 92.59% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5,676 4,510 5,032
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
25th Percentile £56,250 £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 £93,750 £88,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Architect in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Architect in the City of London

Architect
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the City of London region over the 6 months to 4 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
Moorgate - 2 £97,500 -
London Bridge -5 1 £84,000 -1.18%
Architect
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 City of London region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 162 (35.14%) Azure
2 146 (31.67%) Microsoft
3 142 (30.80%) Agile
3 142 (30.80%) AWS
4 118 (25.60%) Cybersecurity
5 116 (25.16%) Finance
6 102 (22.13%) Adobe
7 99 (21.48%) Data Centre
8 84 (18.22%) Software Licensing
9 82 (17.79%) Apple
10 80 (17.35%) DevOps
11 71 (15.40%) Social Skills
12 70 (15.18%) Customer Engagement
13 67 (14.53%) SQL
14 62 (13.45%) CRM
15 60 (13.02%) Java
16 59 (12.80%) TOGAF
17 57 (12.36%) Data Architecture
18 55 (11.93%) Analytics
18 55 (11.93%) Data Modelling
19 54 (11.71%) Data Warehouse
20 52 (11.28%) Architectural Design
21 51 (11.06%) Public Cloud
21 51 (11.06%) Migration
22 43 (9.33%) REST
23 42 (9.11%) IT Strategy
24 41 (8.89%) GCP
25 40 (8.68%) Hybrid Cloud
26 38 (8.24%) Microservices
27 37 (8.03%) Time Management

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 20 (4.34%) CMS
2 16 (3.47%) Jetty
3 15 (3.25%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 13 (2.82%) Drupal
4 13 (2.82%) Headless CMS
5 8 (1.74%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.52%) SAS
7 5 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.87%) Confluence
9 3 (0.65%) Apache
10 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.22%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 7 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.08%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.65%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.43%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.43%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.43%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.22%) SAP IBP
5 1 (0.22%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.22%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.22%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 162 (35.14%) Azure
2 142 (30.80%) AWS
3 41 (8.89%) GCP
4 31 (6.72%) SaaS
5 29 (6.29%) Microsoft 365
6 25 (5.42%) PaaS
7 21 (4.56%) Power Platform
8 18 (3.90%) Dynamics 365
9 15 (3.25%) Snowflake
10 13 (2.82%) Adobe Analytics
11 11 (2.39%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 10 (2.17%) IaaS
13 9 (1.95%) iPaaS
14 8 (1.74%) Azure Data Factory
15 7 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
15 7 (1.52%) dbt
15 7 (1.52%) Serverless
16 6 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
16 6 (1.30%) Power Automate
17 5 (1.08%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.47%) Firewall
1 16 (3.47%) WAN
2 12 (2.60%) LAN
3 7 (1.52%) DNS
3 7 (1.52%) Network Security
4 6 (1.30%) SD-WAN
5 4 (0.87%) Broadband
5 4 (0.87%) Cisco Firepower
5 4 (0.87%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (0.87%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.87%) Mobile Broadband
6 2 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.43%) HTTP
6 2 (0.43%) VPN
6 2 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.22%) MPLS
7 1 (0.22%) SAN
7 1 (0.22%) SMTP
7 1 (0.22%) VoIP
7 1 (0.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (11.71%) Data Warehouse
2 34 (7.38%) Data Lake
3 25 (5.42%) Big Data
4 18 (3.90%) Power BI
4 18 (3.90%) SQL Server
5 17 (3.69%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.39%) Amazon Redshift
6 11 (2.39%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.74%) DB2
7 8 (1.74%) Metadata
7 8 (1.74%) Neo4j
7 8 (1.74%) Pentaho
8 6 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (1.30%) Data Vault
8 6 (1.30%) MySQL
8 6 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.30%) PowerCenter
9 5 (1.08%) BigQuery
9 5 (1.08%) HBase
9 5 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (4.34%) Cucumber
2 17 (3.69%) Bitbucket
2 17 (3.69%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.47%) Ant
3 16 (3.47%) Apache Ivy
3 16 (3.47%) Concordion
3 16 (3.47%) Gradle
3 16 (3.47%) JUnit
3 16 (3.47%) Maven
3 16 (3.47%) Mockito
4 6 (1.30%) ERwin
5 5 (1.08%) PowerDesigner
6 4 (0.87%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.87%) JIRA
6 4 (0.87%) Selenium
6 4 (0.87%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.65%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.43%) Vagrant
General
1 116 (25.16%) Finance
2 71 (15.40%) Social Skills
3 29 (6.29%) Banking
4 27 (5.86%) Retail
5 25 (5.42%) Marketing
6 21 (4.56%) Financial Institution
7 18 (3.90%) Law
8 16 (3.47%) Influencing Skills
9 15 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (2.82%) Advertising
11 8 (1.74%) Front Office
12 7 (1.52%) Presentation Skills
13 6 (1.30%) Organisational Skills
14 4 (0.87%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.87%) Aviation
14 4 (0.87%) Fire and Rescue
14 4 (0.87%) Police
15 3 (0.65%) Documentation Skills
15 3 (0.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 2 (0.43%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (9.33%) REST
2 33 (7.16%) XML
3 23 (4.99%) JSON
4 18 (3.90%) React
4 18 (3.90%) Swagger
5 17 (3.69%) AngularJS
5 17 (3.69%) JDBC
5 17 (3.69%) Web Services
6 16 (3.47%) JAX-RS
6 16 (3.47%) JMS
6 16 (3.47%) JPA
7 15 (3.25%) HTML
8 13 (2.82%) .NET
8 13 (2.82%) HTML5
9 12 (2.60%) Spring
9 12 (2.60%) Spring Boot
10 11 (2.39%) FIX Protocol
11 9 (1.95%) Kafka
11 9 (1.95%) Middleware
12 6 (1.30%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 99 (21.48%) Data Centre
2 51 (11.06%) Public Cloud
3 40 (8.68%) Hybrid Cloud
4 18 (3.90%) Cloud Native
5 15 (3.25%) Legacy Systems
6 12 (2.60%) Blockchain
6 12 (2.60%) Mainframe
7 11 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.17%) User Experience
9 8 (1.74%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.74%) Private Cloud
9 8 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.30%) Equities
11 5 (1.08%) Derivative
11 5 (1.08%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.08%) Social Media
12 4 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (0.87%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.87%) IoT
12 4 (0.87%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 35 (7.59%) Linux
2 21 (4.56%) Unix
3 17 (3.69%) Windows
4 6 (1.30%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.22%) Android
5 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (30.80%) Agile
2 118 (25.60%) Cybersecurity
3 84 (18.22%) Software Licensing
4 80 (17.35%) DevOps
5 70 (15.18%) Customer Engagement
6 62 (13.45%) CRM
7 59 (12.80%) TOGAF
8 57 (12.36%) Data Architecture
9 55 (11.93%) Analytics
9 55 (11.93%) Data Modelling
10 52 (11.28%) Architectural Design
11 51 (11.06%) Migration
12 42 (9.11%) IT Strategy
13 38 (8.24%) Microservices
14 37 (8.03%) Time Management
15 36 (7.81%) Software Engineering
16 34 (7.38%) CI/CD
16 34 (7.38%) Data Management
17 33 (7.16%) Stakeholder Management
18 32 (6.94%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 67 (14.53%) SQL
2 60 (13.02%) Java
3 29 (6.29%) Python
4 28 (6.07%) JavaScript
5 11 (2.39%) C#
6 5 (1.08%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.87%) C
8 2 (0.43%) Bash
8 2 (0.43%) Scala
9 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.22%) Go
9 1 (0.22%) R
9 1 (0.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (6.29%) TOGAF Certification
2 26 (5.64%) Degree
3 18 (3.90%) Security Cleared
4 16 (3.47%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.95%) CISSP
7 8 (1.74%) CCIE
8 7 (1.52%) CCNP
8 7 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.87%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.87%) CSSLP
9 4 (0.87%) HP ASE
9 4 (0.87%) HP MASE
9 4 (0.87%) HPE ATP
9 4 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.43%) CCNA
11 2 (0.43%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.22%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.90%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.52%) GDPR
3 6 (1.30%) NIST
3 6 (1.30%) SLA
4 4 (0.87%) Accessibility
5 2 (0.43%) GRC
5 2 (0.43%) NIST 800
5 2 (0.43%) PMO
5 2 (0.43%) QA
6 1 (0.22%) ISA99
6 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.22%) SEPA
System Software
1 25 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (4.34%) Virtual Desktop
3 9 (1.95%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.74%) Docker
5 4 (0.87%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.43%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (4.12%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.82%) Terraform
3 11 (2.39%) Ansible
4 4 (0.87%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.65%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 3 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.22%) Grafana
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.22%) Packer
7 1 (0.22%) SCCM
7 1 (0.22%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 146 (31.67%) Microsoft
2 102 (22.13%) Adobe
3 82 (17.79%) Apple
4 35 (7.59%) VMware
5 27 (5.86%) Oracle
6 25 (5.42%) Dell
7 22 (4.77%) Citrix
8 20 (4.34%) Informatica
9 16 (3.47%) Cisco
10 15 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (2.60%) SAP
12 11 (2.39%) Databricks
13 10 (2.17%) Fortinet
13 10 (2.17%) IBM
13 10 (2.17%) ServiceNow
14 9 (1.95%) Palo Alto
15 8 (1.74%) CheckPoint
15 8 (1.74%) Google
15 8 (1.74%) Talend
16 7 (1.52%) F5