Period
to 22 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £100,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 June 2021.

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
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 220 226 265
Rank change year-on-year +6 +39 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 19 25 56
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.36% 0.40% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.43% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 48
10th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £66,990
25th Percentile £87,500 £74,375 £87,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £100,000 £115,000 £100,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% +15.61%
75th Percentile £107,500 £120,000 £107,500
90th Percentile £109,250 £122,250 £115,000
Central London median annual salary £100,000 £115,000 £100,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% +14.29%

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 4,870 5,814 9,635
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.74% 94.15% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4,320 5,089 8,617
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

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 22 June 2021.

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 22 June 2021, 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 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Azure
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) Python
4 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
4 5 (26.32%) ETL
4 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
4 5 (26.32%) AWS
4 5 (26.32%) Visualisation
4 5 (26.32%) GCP
4 5 (26.32%) Data Science
4 5 (26.32%) Public Sector
5 4 (21.05%) Data Lake
5 4 (21.05%) Analytics
5 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (21.05%) Java
6 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.79%) SaaS
6 3 (15.79%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (15.79%) Architectural Design
6 3 (15.79%) Big Data
6 3 (15.79%) E-Discovery
7 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (10.53%) HBase
7 2 (10.53%) WebRTC
7 2 (10.53%) Information Governance
7 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
7 2 (10.53%) React

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 (5.26%) Apache Pig
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Azure
2 5 (26.32%) AWS
2 5 (26.32%) GCP
3 3 (15.79%) SaaS
4 1 (5.26%) Snowflake
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Data Lake
1 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.79%) Big Data
3 2 (10.53%) HBase
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
4 1 (5.26%) BigQuery
4 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.26%) Flink
4 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.26%) Impala
4 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.26%) Presto
4 1 (5.26%) Sqoop
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Public Sector
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Front Office
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Social Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Documentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) React
1 2 (10.53%) Vert.x
1 2 (10.53%) WebRTC
2 1 (5.26%) D3.js
2 1 (5.26%) ggplot
2 1 (5.26%) GraphX
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) NumPy
2 1 (5.26%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) Private Cloud
1 2 (10.53%) Reinsurance
2 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) New Media
2 1 (5.26%) Video\Live Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
1 5 (26.32%) Data Science
1 5 (26.32%) ETL
1 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
1 5 (26.32%) Visualisation
2 4 (21.05%) Analytics
2 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) Architectural Design
3 3 (15.79%) E-Discovery
3 3 (15.79%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Architecture Roadmap
4 2 (10.53%) Business Process Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Decision-Making
4 2 (10.53%) Microservices
4 2 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (10.53%) Regtech
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) Python
3 4 (21.05%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Flume
1 1 (5.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (10.53%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft