Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for an Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 51 30
Rank change year-on-year +6 -21 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 540 669 1308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.19% 4.95% 6.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.45% 5.16% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 531 578 1126
City of London median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £59,000 £57,500 £51,375
90th Percentile £112,500 £100,000 £97,500
London median annual salary £80,000 £77,500 £75,500
% change year-on-year +3.23% +2.65% +4.14%

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 9917 12962 20116
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 95.99% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8969 11725 17163
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,225 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,250 £85,000
London median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.18% - +4.76%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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.

1 148 (27.41%) Finance
1 148 (27.41%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (21.85%) Java
3 116 (21.48%) Microsoft
3 116 (21.48%) TOGAF
4 114 (21.11%) SOA
5 112 (20.74%) .NET
6 108 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 97 (17.96%) Degree
8 89 (16.48%) Amazon AWS
8 89 (16.48%) SQL
9 81 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 78 (14.44%) Windows
11 75 (13.89%) Enterprise Architecture
12 74 (13.70%) Web Services
13 73 (13.52%) Enterprise Software
14 71 (13.15%) JavaScript
15 70 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
16 69 (12.78%) UML
17 67 (12.41%) Computer Science
18 62 (11.48%) Technical Architecture
19 61 (11.30%) Waterfall
19 61 (11.30%) Oracle
20 59 (10.93%) Stakeholder Management
21 58 (10.74%) C#
22 56 (10.37%) TDD
22 56 (10.37%) Project Management
22 56 (10.37%) SaaS
23 55 (10.19%) CRM
24 52 (9.63%) Scrum

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 35 (6.48%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.89%) SharePoint 2013
3 18 (3.33%) IIS
4 15 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (2.59%) Apache Spark
6 12 (2.22%) CMS
7 11 (2.04%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.85%) Anypoint
8 10 (1.85%) JBoss
9 9 (1.67%) Apache
10 7 (1.30%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.93%) Alfresco
11 5 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.93%) Mule
12 4 (0.74%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.56%) Skype for Business
14 2 (0.37%) ColdFusion
14 2 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.85%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 9 (1.67%) Oracle Financials
2 9 (1.67%) Oracle Retail
3 6 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.56%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.56%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.37%) iTrent
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.37%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.19%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 89 (16.48%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (10.37%) SaaS
4 48 (8.89%) Cloud Computing
5 38 (7.04%) IaaS
6 35 (6.48%) PaaS
7 20 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 13 (2.41%) Office 365
9 8 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (1.30%) GitHub
11 6 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (0.93%) Boomi
13 4 (0.74%) iPaaS
13 4 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
14 3 (0.56%) Bluemix
14 3 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
14 3 (0.56%) Taleo
14 3 (0.56%) Yammer
15 2 (0.37%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.56%) Firewall
2 29 (5.37%) WAN
3 23 (4.26%) LAN
4 21 (3.89%) DNS
4 21 (3.89%) Internet
5 17 (3.15%) HTTP
6 15 (2.78%) SAN
7 10 (1.85%) AMQP
7 10 (1.85%) DHCP
7 10 (1.85%) MPLS
8 8 (1.48%) VPN
9 7 (1.30%) BGP
9 7 (1.30%) DMZ
9 7 (1.30%) iSCSI
10 5 (0.93%) Network Security
10 5 (0.93%) Software-Defined Networking
10 5 (0.93%) SSL
10 5 (0.93%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.93%) VoIP
10 5 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (8.89%) NoSQL
3 46 (8.52%) Data Warehouse
4 45 (8.33%) Big Data
5 37 (6.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (6.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 29 (5.37%) SQL Server 2016
9 22 (4.07%) Hadoop
10 18 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (3.15%) MongoDB
12 12 (2.22%) MySQL
13 10 (1.85%) DTS
13 10 (1.85%) EDRMS
13 10 (1.85%) Relational Database
14 9 (1.67%) Data Lake
14 9 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (1.11%) Apache Hive
16 6 (1.11%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 38 (7.04%) Jenkins
2 35 (6.48%) Octopus Deploy
3 30 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 24 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (2.04%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.11%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.93%) Selenium
7 5 (0.93%) Subversion
7 5 (0.93%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.74%) Ant
8 4 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (0.56%) ERwin
9 3 (0.56%) JIRA
10 2 (0.37%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.19%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.19%) Capybara
11 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.19%) Xcode
General
1 148 (27.41%) Finance
2 47 (8.70%) Advertising
3 46 (8.52%) Banking
4 43 (7.96%) Retail
5 25 (4.63%) Legal
6 15 (2.78%) Back Office
7 11 (2.04%) Investment Banking
7 11 (2.04%) Law
8 9 (1.67%) Games
9 8 (1.48%) Marketing
10 6 (1.11%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.93%) Front Office
11 5 (0.93%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.74%) Prime Brokerage
13 3 (0.56%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.37%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.37%) Publishing
15 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (20.74%) .NET
2 74 (13.70%) Web Services
3 50 (9.26%) XML
4 47 (8.70%) CSS
5 39 (7.22%) HTML
6 38 (7.04%) REST
7 35 (6.48%) ASP.NET
8 32 (5.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 31 (5.74%) jQuery
10 30 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 26 (4.81%) AngularJS
11 26 (4.81%) SOAP
12 25 (4.63%) Middleware
13 21 (3.89%) JMS
13 21 (3.89%) WCF
13 21 (3.89%) WPF
14 19 (3.52%) Node.js
15 12 (2.22%) Kafka
16 10 (1.85%) ZeroMQ
17 9 (1.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 73 (13.52%) Enterprise Software
2 67 (12.41%) Computer Science
3 46 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (7.59%) Management Information System
5 40 (7.41%) Data Centre
6 31 (5.74%) N-Tier
7 28 (5.19%) Mobile App
8 21 (3.89%) Client/Server
9 20 (3.70%) PlayStation
9 20 (3.70%) Streaming Video
9 20 (3.70%) Xbox
10 16 (2.96%) Public Cloud
11 14 (2.59%) Data Structures
12 13 (2.41%) Clustering
13 7 (1.30%) Fintech
13 7 (1.30%) Reinsurance
14 6 (1.11%) Equities
14 6 (1.11%) User Experience
15 5 (0.93%) Algorithms
15 5 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 78 (14.44%) Windows
2 33 (6.11%) Windows Server
3 31 (5.74%) Linux
4 24 (4.44%) Android
5 23 (4.26%) Apple iOS
6 20 (3.70%) Windows Phone
7 8 (1.48%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.56%) Unix
9 3 (0.56%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.19%) VMS
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (27.41%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (21.48%) TOGAF
3 114 (21.11%) SOA
4 75 (13.89%) Enterprise Architecture
5 70 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
6 69 (12.78%) UML
7 62 (11.48%) Technical Architecture
8 61 (11.30%) Waterfall
9 59 (10.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 56 (10.37%) Project Management
10 56 (10.37%) TDD
11 55 (10.19%) CRM
12 52 (9.63%) Scrum
13 50 (9.26%) DevOps
14 49 (9.07%) OO
15 48 (8.89%) Test Automation
16 47 (8.70%) IT Strategy
17 46 (8.52%) Mentoring
18 44 (8.15%) Microservices
19 43 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 118 (21.85%) Java
2 89 (16.48%) SQL
3 71 (13.15%) JavaScript
4 58 (10.74%) C#
5 46 (8.52%) T-SQL
6 38 (7.04%) Python
7 21 (3.89%) C
7 21 (3.89%) Objective-C
7 21 (3.89%) VBA
8 14 (2.59%) PHP
9 11 (2.04%) PowerShell
9 11 (2.04%) Ruby
10 9 (1.67%) Scala
11 7 (1.30%) C++
11 7 (1.30%) Go
12 6 (1.11%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.74%) VBScript
14 3 (0.56%) R
15 2 (0.37%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 97 (17.96%) Degree
2 35 (6.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (2.96%) PhD
3 16 (2.96%) Postgraduate
4 15 (2.78%) Master's Degree
5 12 (2.22%) CISSP
6 11 (2.04%) CCNP
7 10 (1.85%) CISM
8 6 (1.11%) CCIE
8 6 (1.11%) CISA
9 3 (0.56%) CCNA
9 3 (0.56%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.37%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (0.37%) CCDA
10 2 (0.37%) CCSA
10 2 (0.37%) CCSP
10 2 (0.37%) CRISC
10 2 (0.37%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.37%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.04%) QA
3 5 (0.93%) GDPR
4 3 (0.56%) MiFID
5 2 (0.37%) GCP
5 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.19%) FATCA
6 1 (0.19%) PMO
6 1 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 21 (3.89%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.70%) Docker
3 18 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.41%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.30%) HDFS
6 6 (1.11%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.74%) vSphere
7 4 (0.74%) XenApp
8 3 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.56%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.37%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.37%) vCloud
9 2 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.37%) XenServer
10 1 (0.19%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (2.78%) Puppet
2 10 (1.85%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.85%) MOM
3 7 (1.30%) Ansible
3 7 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (0.93%) AirWatch
4 5 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.74%) SCCM
6 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.56%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.37%) Mesos
7 2 (0.37%) vRealize
7 2 (0.37%) WSUS
8 1 (0.19%) Packer
8 1 (0.19%) Salt
8 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 116 (21.48%) Microsoft
2 61 (11.30%) Oracle
3 41 (7.59%) VMware
4 25 (4.63%) Citrix
5 20 (3.70%) Cisco
6 14 (2.59%) IBM
7 11 (2.04%) Dell
7 11 (2.04%) webMethods
8 10 (1.85%) PeopleSoft
8 10 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.67%) ATG
9 9 (1.67%) Hyperion
9 9 (1.67%) Retek
9 9 (1.67%) SAP
10 8 (1.48%) CheckPoint
10 8 (1.48%) TIBCO
11 7 (1.30%) Palo Alto
12 6 (1.11%) Google
12 6 (1.11%) Informatica
12 6 (1.11%) MuleSoft
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £70,000 - £110,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum + Plus Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000-100,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Empiric
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Nakama
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum plus bonus and generous benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 100000 per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Salary: £69000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £110,000 + Benefits including bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 87000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum plus 20% bonus plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 130000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum 10% disc bonus, healthcare, pension,
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Rullion
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £110,000 + Benefits including bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday