Period
to 11 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £115,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

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

Senior Architect
Central London > City of London
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 220 275 267
Rank change year-on-year +55 -8 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 26 59 90
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.44% 0.57% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.59% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 24 54 78
Median annual salary £115,000 £100,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £65,000 £70,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £122,125 £116,750 £116,125
Central London median annual salary £110,000 £100,000 £85,750
% change year-on-year +10.00% +16.62% +0.88%

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 5,611 9,957 10,872
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.25% 95.41% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4,894 8,826 9,675
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £40,750 £35,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Architect in the City of London

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Architect in the City of London.

Salary trend for Senior Architect in the City of London

Senior Architect
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Architect in the City of London over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Senior Architect in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, Senior Architect job roles required the following IT 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 Senior Architect in the job title.

1 23 (88.46%) Finance
2 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) Degree
3 10 (38.46%) AWS
4 8 (30.77%) Data Architecture
4 8 (30.77%) Banking
5 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (26.92%) HTML
5 7 (26.92%) Azure
5 7 (26.92%) HTML5
5 7 (26.92%) DevOps
6 6 (23.08%) Java
6 6 (23.08%) Technical Leadership
7 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (19.23%) Kubernetes
7 5 (19.23%) IT Strategy
7 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
7 5 (19.23%) Investment Banking
7 5 (19.23%) User Experience
7 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (19.23%) Security Architecture
7 5 (19.23%) Network Architecture
7 5 (19.23%) Marketing
8 4 (15.38%) Project Planning
8 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
8 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
8 4 (15.38%) QA
8 4 (15.38%) Refactoring
8 4 (15.38%) FIX Protocol

Senior 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 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) AWS
2 7 (26.92%) Azure
3 4 (15.38%) Serverless
4 3 (11.54%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (11.54%) Office 365
5 2 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon Neptune
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
6 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.85%) IaaS
6 1 (3.85%) PaaS
6 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) X.509
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) Network Security
2 1 (3.85%) Skype
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.85%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon Athena
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon Redshift
1 3 (11.54%) Big Data
1 3 (11.54%) HDInsight
2 1 (3.85%) Data Lake
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) Neo4j
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) TeamCity
1 4 (15.38%) VersionOne
2 2 (7.69%) GitLab
2 2 (7.69%) Gradle
2 2 (7.69%) IntelliJ
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) Snyk
General
1 23 (88.46%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Banking
3 5 (19.23%) Investment Banking
3 5 (19.23%) Marketing
3 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.69%) Advertising
5 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) HTML
1 7 (26.92%) HTML5
2 4 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (11.54%) Middleware
4 2 (7.69%) LDAP
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (3.85%) .NET
5 1 (3.85%) Lambda Expressions
5 1 (3.85%) SailPoint
5 1 (3.85%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (19.23%) User Experience
2 4 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 4 (15.38%) Virtual Team
3 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
4 2 (7.69%) PKI
4 2 (7.69%) Reinsurance
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Data Architecture
3 7 (26.92%) DevOps
3 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (23.08%) Technical Leadership
5 5 (19.23%) IT Strategy
5 5 (19.23%) Network Architecture
5 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (19.23%) Security Architecture
6 4 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
6 4 (15.38%) Analytics
6 4 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 4 (15.38%) Low Latency
6 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
6 4 (15.38%) Project Planning
6 4 (15.38%) Refactoring
6 4 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.54%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) C++
3 3 (11.54%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) Apex Code
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) Scala
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) AWS Certification
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (15.38%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) NIST
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) XenApp
3 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Kubernetes
2 2 (7.69%) Ansible
2 2 (7.69%) HP Fortify
2 2 (7.69%) Terraform
3 1 (3.85%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) CA Agile Central
2 3 (11.54%) Palantir
2 3 (11.54%) Talend
3 2 (7.69%) Black Duck
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) Ping Identity
3 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (7.69%) Veracode
4 1 (3.85%) Avaya
4 1 (3.85%) CA
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) F5
4 1 (3.85%) Okta
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Riverbed
4 1 (3.85%) VMware