Period
to 1 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Architectural Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Architectural Design over the 6 months to 1 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Architectural Design
Central London > City of London
6 months to
1 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 153 179 257
Rank change year-on-year +26 +78 +31
Permanent jobs citing Architectural Design 105 35 67
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.70% 0.86% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 0.91% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 103 27 59
10th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £72,500
25th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £73,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £92,500 £85,000 £87,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.82% -2.86% +16.67%
75th Percentile £118,750 £103,750 £107,500
90th Percentile £143,750 £107,500 £115,000
Central London median annual salary £92,500 £85,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% +6.67%

Architectural Design is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,797 3,849 9,223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.77% 94.83% 94.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5,190 3,381 8,055
10th Percentile £42,725 £45,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £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 £91,250 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £103,750 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -

Architectural Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Architectural Design as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Architectural Design in the City of London

Architectural Design
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Architectural Design in the City of London.

Salary trend for Architectural Design in the City of London

Architectural Design
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Architectural Design in the City of London over the 6 months to 1 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Architectural Design in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 December 2021, IT jobs citing Architectural Design also mentioned 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 with a requirement for Architectural Design.

1 48 (45.71%) Docker
2 45 (42.86%) Azure
3 44 (41.90%) AWS
4 43 (40.95%) Software Engineering
5 42 (40.00%) Python
6 41 (39.05%) Finance
7 37 (35.24%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (35.24%) Kubernetes
8 36 (34.29%) DevOps
8 36 (34.29%) Java
9 35 (33.33%) GCP
10 33 (31.43%) Coaching
11 32 (30.48%) Serverless
12 28 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
13 26 (24.76%) Degree
13 26 (24.76%) Social Skills
13 26 (24.76%) Microservices
13 26 (24.76%) NoSQL
14 24 (22.86%) Strategic Roadmap
14 24 (22.86%) Technical Leadership
14 24 (22.86%) Test Automation
14 24 (22.86%) Oracle
14 24 (22.86%) SQL Server
15 23 (21.90%) UML
15 23 (21.90%) Code Coverage
15 23 (21.90%) Process Management
15 23 (21.90%) QA
15 23 (21.90%) Event-Driven Architecture
15 23 (21.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 23 (21.90%) SonarQube

Architectural Design
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 11 (10.48%) Confluence
2 2 (1.90%) Apache
2 2 (1.90%) Apache Airflow
2 2 (1.90%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.95%) CMS
3 1 (0.95%) Traefik
Applications
1 11 (10.48%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 45 (42.86%) Azure
2 44 (41.90%) AWS
3 35 (33.33%) GCP
4 32 (30.48%) Serverless
5 11 (10.48%) Lucidchart
5 11 (10.48%) SaaS
6 6 (5.71%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (5.71%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (3.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (2.86%) Amazon EKS
8 3 (2.86%) Amazon S3
8 3 (2.86%) GitHub
8 3 (2.86%) IaaS
9 2 (1.90%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.90%) PaaS
9 2 (1.90%) Pulumi
10 1 (0.95%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (0.95%) Firewall
2 1 (0.95%) HTTP
2 1 (0.95%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (24.76%) NoSQL
3 24 (22.86%) SQL Server
4 23 (21.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 23 (21.90%) Relational Database
5 13 (12.38%) MongoDB
6 8 (7.62%) Hadoop
7 5 (4.76%) Data Lake
8 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.86%) Redis
9 2 (1.90%) Amazon Athena
9 2 (1.90%) Big Data
9 2 (1.90%) Parquet
10 1 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.95%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 23 (21.90%) SonarQube
2 22 (20.95%) Jenkins
3 19 (18.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (11.43%) JIRA
5 5 (4.76%) CircleCI
6 3 (2.86%) GitLab
7 2 (1.90%) Cypress.io
7 2 (1.90%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.90%) Selenium
7 2 (1.90%) Storybook
7 2 (1.90%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.95%) Maven
General
1 41 (39.05%) Finance
2 26 (24.76%) Social Skills
3 12 (11.43%) Games
3 12 (11.43%) Influencing Skills
3 12 (11.43%) Presentation Skills
3 12 (11.43%) Retail
4 2 (1.90%) Law
4 2 (1.90%) Legal
5 1 (0.95%) Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Electronics
5 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.95%) Marketing
5 1 (0.95%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (22.86%) Architect
1 24 (22.86%) Technical Leader
2 20 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (12.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (8.57%) Senior Architect
5 8 (7.62%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 7 (6.67%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Consultant
7 6 (5.71%) Developer
8 5 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (4.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) IAM Consultant
8 5 (4.76%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
8 5 (4.76%) Identity Management Consultant
8 5 (4.76%) Management Consultant
9 4 (3.81%) Applications Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Mobile Developer
9 4 (3.81%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.24%) Node.js
1 16 (15.24%) OAuth
2 13 (12.38%) OAuth2
2 13 (12.38%) OpenID
3 9 (8.57%) CSS
3 9 (8.57%) React
3 9 (8.57%) Web Services
4 7 (6.67%) Django
5 5 (4.76%) Middleware
5 5 (4.76%) SailPoint
6 4 (3.81%) REST
7 3 (2.86%) .NET
7 3 (2.86%) Redux
7 3 (2.86%) RESTful
8 2 (1.90%) Entity Framework
8 2 (1.90%) Flask
8 2 (1.90%) JSON
8 2 (1.90%) Kafka
8 2 (1.90%) PySpark
8 2 (1.90%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Cloud Native
2 6 (5.71%) Blog
2 6 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.86%) Renewable Energy
5 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.90%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.95%) EPoS
6 1 (0.95%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.57%) Android
1 9 (8.57%) Apple iOS
2 6 (5.71%) Linux
3 3 (2.86%) Unix
4 1 (0.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (40.95%) Software Engineering
2 37 (35.24%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (34.29%) DevOps
4 33 (31.43%) Coaching
5 26 (24.76%) Microservices
6 24 (22.86%) Strategic Roadmap
6 24 (22.86%) Technical Leadership
6 24 (22.86%) Test Automation
7 23 (21.90%) Code Coverage
7 23 (21.90%) Data Privacy
7 23 (21.90%) Event-Driven
7 23 (21.90%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 23 (21.90%) Process Management
7 23 (21.90%) Technology Roadmap
7 23 (21.90%) UML
8 17 (16.19%) Technical Architecture
9 16 (15.24%) Infrastructure as Code
10 15 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
11 14 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
11 14 (13.33%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 42 (40.00%) Python
2 36 (34.29%) Java
3 16 (15.24%) C#
4 15 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 14 (13.33%) C++
6 13 (12.38%) Go
7 8 (7.62%) TypeScript
8 7 (6.67%) Groovy
9 6 (5.71%) C
10 5 (4.76%) JavaScript
11 4 (3.81%) SQL
12 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.90%) Ruby
13 1 (0.95%) ES6
13 1 (0.95%) Perl
13 1 (0.95%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (24.76%) Degree
2 22 (20.95%) Master's Degree
3 5 (4.76%) AWS Certification
3 5 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (21.90%) QA
2 14 (13.33%) GDPR
3 2 (1.90%) PMO
4 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (45.71%) Docker
2 6 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 37 (35.24%) Kubernetes
2 18 (17.14%) Terraform
3 13 (12.38%) Ansible
4 7 (6.67%) Puppet
5 6 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (22.86%) Oracle
2 5 (4.76%) CyberArk
2 5 (4.76%) ForgeRock
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.95%) Databricks
4 1 (0.95%) Google
4 1 (0.95%) SAP