Period
to 19 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 263 308 332
Rank change year-on-year +45 +24 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 84 21 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.76% 0.21% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.22% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 73 21 53
City of London median annual salary £85,000 £90,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +16.13% +6.90%
10th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £118,000 £100,000 £95,250
Central London median annual salary £87,500 £85,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% -

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 10,591 9,712 12,836
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 95.87% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9,394 8,818 11,592
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,000 £32,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,225 £87,500
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 19 June 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 19 June 2018, 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 49 (58.33%) Finance
2 31 (36.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 20 (23.81%) Degree
6 18 (21.43%) Information Security
6 18 (21.43%) Banking
6 18 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
6 18 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (20.24%) Security Architecture
8 14 (16.67%) SaaS
9 13 (15.48%) Migration
9 13 (15.48%) OO
9 13 (15.48%) .NET
9 13 (15.48%) DevOps
10 12 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (14.29%) C#
10 12 (14.29%) VMware
10 12 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (13.10%) PaaS
11 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
11 11 (13.10%) Windows
11 11 (13.10%) Threat Intelligence
12 10 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (11.90%) Active Directory
12 10 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (11.90%) Analytics
12 10 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (10.71%) DNS

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 9 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
1 9 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.95%) Confluence
2 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.76%) IIS
4 2 (2.38%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.19%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 31 (36.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (16.67%) SaaS
3 11 (13.10%) PaaS
4 9 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (9.52%) IaaS
6 7 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (7.14%) Office 365
8 5 (5.95%) GitHub
9 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.19%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.19%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) DNS
2 5 (5.95%) DHCP
2 5 (5.95%) SAN
3 4 (4.76%) IP Telephony
3 4 (4.76%) LAN
3 4 (4.76%) VSAN
3 4 (4.76%) WAN
4 3 (3.57%) Network Security
5 2 (2.38%) Firewall
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (1.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.76%) Data Mart
3 4 (4.76%) Data Mining
3 4 (4.76%) OLAP
3 4 (4.76%) OLTP
3 4 (4.76%) Oracle OLAP
3 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.38%) Big Data
5 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.38%) NewSQL
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.19%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.19%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.19%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.19%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.14%) TeamCity
3 5 (5.95%) JIRA
4 4 (4.76%) ER Studio
4 4 (4.76%) ERwin
5 3 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.38%) NUnit
7 1 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.19%) MSI
7 1 (1.19%) WinDbg
General
1 49 (58.33%) Finance
2 18 (21.43%) Banking
3 5 (5.95%) Advertising
4 4 (4.76%) Back Office
4 4 (4.76%) Front Office
4 4 (4.76%) International Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.38%) Marketing
5 2 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.48%) .NET
2 7 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 6 (7.14%) XML
4 4 (4.76%) CSS
4 4 (4.76%) EJB
4 4 (4.76%) HTML
4 4 (4.76%) J2EE
4 4 (4.76%) JDBC
4 4 (4.76%) JMS
4 4 (4.76%) JMX
4 4 (4.76%) JNDI
4 4 (4.76%) jQuery
4 4 (4.76%) JSP
4 4 (4.76%) JTA
4 4 (4.76%) Servlets
4 4 (4.76%) Struts
4 4 (4.76%) WCF
4 4 (4.76%) Web Services
5 3 (3.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.52%) Analytical Mindset
3 6 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.95%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (4.76%) Fintech
5 4 (4.76%) Reinsurance
6 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.38%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.38%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.19%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.19%) FMCG
7 1 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.19%) User Experience
7 1 (1.19%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.10%) Windows
2 6 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.57%) Linux
5 2 (2.38%) Unix
6 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.19%) VMS
6 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (21.43%) Information Security
3 17 (20.24%) Security Architecture
4 13 (15.48%) DevOps
4 13 (15.48%) Migration
4 13 (15.48%) OO
5 12 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (13.10%) Threat Intelligence
7 10 (11.90%) Analytics
7 10 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (10.71%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 9 (10.71%) Mentoring
9 8 (9.52%) Data Analysis
9 8 (9.52%) Security Operations
9 8 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
11 6 (7.14%) IT Strategy
11 6 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.29%) C#
2 7 (8.33%) SQL
3 6 (7.14%) Java
3 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.38%) Python
6 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.38%) VBA
6 2 (2.38%) XPath
7 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.19%) Groovy
7 1 (1.19%) Perl
7 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (23.81%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) CISSP
2 3 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.38%) CISA
3 2 (2.38%) CISM
3 2 (2.38%) CRISC
3 2 (2.38%) GIAC
3 2 (2.38%) SANS
4 1 (1.19%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) MCSE
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (11.90%) Active Directory
1 10 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
1 10 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.95%) vSphere
3 2 (2.38%) Docker
4 1 (1.19%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.19%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.19%) Ansible
2 1 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.19%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.19%) Mesos
2 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.19%) Oozie
2 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.19%) Perfmon
2 1 (1.19%) Puppet
2 1 (1.19%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.19%) vRealize
2 1 (1.19%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.29%) VMware
3 5 (5.95%) Atlassian
3 5 (5.95%) Cisco
3 5 (5.95%) Citrix
3 5 (5.95%) Informatica
3 5 (5.95%) NetApp
4 4 (4.76%) Oracle
5 2 (2.38%) McAfee
5 2 (2.38%) Qualys
5 2 (2.38%) Splunk
6 1 (1.19%) Apple
6 1 (1.19%) Google
6 1 (1.19%) Intel
6 1 (1.19%) Lumension
6 1 (1.19%) Symantec
6 1 (1.19%) Talend