Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £97,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 277 304 300
Rank change year-on-year +27 -4 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 51 35 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.49% 0.33% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.34% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 48 31 64
City of London median annual salary £97,500 £82,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +10.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £74,325 £50,000 £57,575
90th Percentile £118,625 £105,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £100,000 £79,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +25.79% +6.00% +3.45%

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 9,914 10,325 13,653
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.98% 96.61% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8,860 9,406 12,057
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,225 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior Architect in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Architect in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018, Senior 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 Senior Architect in the job title.

1 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) SQL
3 17 (33.33%) Finance
4 15 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
4 15 (29.41%) Analytics
5 14 (27.45%) Hadoop
5 14 (27.45%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (21.57%) Big Data
8 10 (19.61%) NoSQL
9 9 (17.65%) DevOps
9 9 (17.65%) .NET
9 9 (17.65%) Python
10 8 (15.69%) Data Modelling
10 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
10 8 (15.69%) Data Architecture
10 8 (15.69%) Scrum
10 8 (15.69%) AngularJS
10 8 (15.69%) Node.js
10 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (15.69%) React
11 7 (13.73%) Machine Learning
11 7 (13.73%) C#
11 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
11 7 (13.73%) SOA
11 7 (13.73%) Apache
11 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (11.76%) Autodesk

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 7 (13.73%) Apache
2 6 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.96%) Confluence
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 14 (27.45%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.84%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (7.84%) Office 365
4 3 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.92%) IaaS
5 2 (3.92%) PaaS
5 2 (3.92%) SaaS
6 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) DNS
1 2 (3.92%) LAN
1 2 (3.92%) WAN
2 1 (1.96%) DHCP
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.96%) Network Security
2 1 (1.96%) SAN
2 1 (1.96%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) Hadoop
2 11 (21.57%) Big Data
3 10 (19.61%) NoSQL
4 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
5 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Zeppelin
6 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.96%) HBase
6 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.96%) Parquet
6 1 (1.96%) Power BI
6 1 (1.96%) QlikView
6 1 (1.96%) Spark SQL
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) JIRA
1 1 (1.96%) MSI
1 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.96%) WinDbg
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Publishing
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Marketing
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) .NET
2 8 (15.69%) AngularJS
2 8 (15.69%) Node.js
2 8 (15.69%) React
3 6 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.92%) jQuery
4 2 (3.92%) Spring
5 1 (1.96%) Apache Avro
5 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.96%) COM
5 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.96%) J2EE
5 1 (1.96%) J2SE
5 1 (1.96%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (1.96%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (1.96%) Spring Security
5 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.92%) Fintech
4 2 (3.92%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.96%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Linux
4 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.96%) Unix
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (29.41%) Analytics
2 15 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (17.65%) DevOps
4 8 (15.69%) Data Architecture
4 8 (15.69%) Data Modelling
4 8 (15.69%) Scrum
5 7 (13.73%) Machine Learning
5 7 (13.73%) SOA
5 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (11.76%) ETL
6 6 (11.76%) Kanban
6 6 (11.76%) Migration
6 6 (11.76%) Mobile Development
6 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (11.76%) TOGAF
7 5 (9.80%) SDLC
8 4 (7.84%) Open Source
8 4 (7.84%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (35.29%) SQL
2 9 (17.65%) Python
3 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.73%) C#
5 6 (11.76%) Java
6 3 (5.88%) Scala
7 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.96%) C
8 1 (1.96%) Perl
8 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) CISM
2 1 (1.96%) CISSP
2 1 (1.96%) CREST Certified
2 1 (1.96%) MCSE
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.96%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) GCP
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.96%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.96%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) HDFS
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.96%) Perfmon
1 1 (1.96%) Puppet
1 1 (1.96%) SCCM
1 1 (1.96%) SCOM
1 1 (1.96%) SCOrch
1 1 (1.96%) vRealize
1 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Autodesk
2 5 (9.80%) VMware
3 4 (7.84%) Adobe
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.88%) Talend
5 2 (3.92%) Citrix
5 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.96%) Apple
6 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco
6 1 (1.96%) Google
6 1 (1.96%) Lumension
6 1 (1.96%) McAfee
6 1 (1.96%) NetApp
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle
6 1 (1.96%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) Symantec
6 1 (1.96%) Tableau