The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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

Senior Architect
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 242 275
Rank change year-on-year +25 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 21 30 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.43% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.44% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 40
Median salary £85,000 £75,000 £71,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £104,000 £100,500
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £67,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  

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 5100 6752 10036
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.65% 95.85% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4639 6085 8506
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,780 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Senior Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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 29 April 2017, 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 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (48.57%) Java
3 16 (45.71%) Windows
3 16 (45.71%) Android
3 16 (45.71%) Apple iOS
4 15 (42.86%) IaaS
4 15 (42.86%) SaaS
4 15 (42.86%) PaaS
5 14 (40.00%) Python
6 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
6 12 (34.29%) UML
6 12 (34.29%) Streaming Video
6 12 (34.29%) Objective-C
7 11 (31.43%) SOA
7 11 (31.43%) Waterfall
7 11 (31.43%) Mobile App
7 11 (31.43%) Windows Phone
7 11 (31.43%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (31.43%) Xbox
7 11 (31.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 11 (31.43%) PlayStation
8 9 (25.71%) Finance
9 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 5 (14.29%) Citrix
11 5 (14.29%) SAN
11 5 (14.29%) VMware
11 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure

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 3 (8.57%) Apache Spark
1 3 (8.57%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (48.57%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (42.86%) IaaS
2 15 (42.86%) PaaS
2 15 (42.86%) SaaS
3 11 (31.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (8.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 3 (8.57%) Bluemix
5 3 (8.57%) Google App Engine
5 3 (8.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (8.57%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (8.57%) Office 365
6 1 (2.86%) Akamai
6 1 (2.86%) iTunes
6 1 (2.86%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) SAN
2 3 (8.57%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) LAN
3 2 (5.71%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.86%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (8.57%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.57%) Hazelcast
2 3 (8.57%) KDB
2 3 (8.57%) Kdb+
2 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.57%) SAP HANA
3 2 (5.71%) Neo4j
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.86%) Android Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Xcode
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
2 4 (11.43%) Legal
3 3 (8.57%) Automotive
3 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Billing
4 1 (2.86%) Publishing
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
1 4 (11.43%) HTML
1 4 (11.43%) HTML5
2 3 (8.57%) Akka
2 3 (8.57%) CSS
2 3 (8.57%) DOM
2 3 (8.57%) Ember.js
2 3 (8.57%) Node.js
2 3 (8.57%) React
2 3 (8.57%) REST
2 3 (8.57%) SOAP
2 3 (8.57%) Swagger
3 1 (2.86%) Flash
3 1 (2.86%) iOS SDK
3 1 (2.86%) jQuery
3 1 (2.86%) Middleware
3 1 (2.86%) OpenGL
3 1 (2.86%) PlayReady
3 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Streaming Video
2 11 (31.43%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (31.43%) Mobile App
2 11 (31.43%) PlayStation
2 11 (31.43%) Xbox
3 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.57%) Equities
4 3 (8.57%) Fixed Income
4 3 (8.57%) iPad
4 3 (8.57%) User Experience
5 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.71%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.86%) MPEG
6 1 (2.86%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Android
1 16 (45.71%) Apple iOS
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Windows Phone
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) UML
3 11 (31.43%) SOA
3 11 (31.43%) Waterfall
4 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.43%) Asset Management
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (11.43%) IT Strategy
6 4 (11.43%) Migration
6 4 (11.43%) Scrum
7 3 (8.57%) Coaching
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (8.57%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
7 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.57%) Mobile First
7 3 (8.57%) Prototyping
7 3 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (8.57%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) Java
2 14 (40.00%) Python
3 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 12 (34.29%) Objective-C
4 3 (8.57%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) SQL
5 2 (5.71%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.86%) C
6 1 (2.86%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.57%) CCNP
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) EMC Certification
4 1 (2.86%) MCSE
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.57%) Docker
2 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Ansible
1 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (8.57%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Citrix
2 5 (14.29%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) Adobe
4 3 (8.57%) AppSense
4 3 (8.57%) GigaSpaces
4 3 (8.57%) Google
4 3 (8.57%) IBM
4 3 (8.57%) NetApp
4 3 (8.57%) Nimble Storage
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) Rackspace
4 3 (8.57%) SAP
4 3 (8.57%) SolarWinds
4 3 (8.57%) Splunk
4 3 (8.57%) StreamBase
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco
6 1 (2.86%) EMC
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.86%) Verimatrix
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