Period
to 24 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £92,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 24 June 2021.

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

Technical Architect
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 217 230 250
Rank change year-on-year +13 +20 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 24 20 92
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.45% 0.33% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.35% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 82
10th Percentile £71,100 £73,625 £72,405
25th Percentile £82,500 £88,438 £73,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £92,500 £100,000 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.50% +17.65% +6.25%
75th Percentile £97,500 £102,500 £97,500
90th Percentile £106,750 £112,250 £102,500
Central London median annual salary £92,500 £100,000 £87,500
% change year-on-year -7.50% +14.29% +12.90%

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 4,903 5,758 9,638
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.70% 94.19% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4,357 5,045 8,619
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%

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in the City of London

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Technical Architect in the City of London

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Technical Architect in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Technical Architect in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2021, Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 9 (37.50%) Azure
2 7 (29.17%) SAP ERP
2 7 (29.17%) PeopleSoft
2 7 (29.17%) SAP
2 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) ERP
2 7 (29.17%) Network Design
2 7 (29.17%) Architecture Roadmap
3 6 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (25.00%) DevOps
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (25.00%) OAuth
3 6 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 5 (20.83%) SIEM
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (20.83%) Cryptography
4 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
4 5 (20.83%) Microservices
4 5 (20.83%) Kubernetes
4 5 (20.83%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 4 (16.67%) IaaS
5 4 (16.67%) Terraform
5 4 (16.67%) GCP
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) AWS
5 4 (16.67%) PaaS
6 3 (12.50%) Wholesale Banking
6 3 (12.50%) Banking

Technical 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:

Business Applications
1 7 (29.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Azure
2 6 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (16.67%) AWS
4 4 (16.67%) GCP
4 4 (16.67%) IaaS
4 4 (16.67%) PaaS
5 1 (4.17%) GitHub
5 1 (4.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DMZ
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Fiddler
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Postman
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
2 3 (12.50%) Wholesale Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) OAuth
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (4.17%) Node.js
3 1 (4.17%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 2 (8.33%) Housing Association
3 1 (4.17%) Cloud Native
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Architecture Roadmap
1 7 (29.17%) ERP
1 7 (29.17%) Network Design
2 6 (25.00%) DevOps
2 6 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 6 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (20.83%) Cryptography
3 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
3 5 (20.83%) Microservices
3 5 (20.83%) SIEM
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) Architectural Design
6 2 (8.33%) CRM
6 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) Software Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.17%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) CISSP
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) GIAC
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) COBIT
1 1 (4.17%) NIST
1 1 (4.17%) NIST 800
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 5 (20.83%) Kubernetes
2 4 (16.67%) Terraform
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) PeopleSoft
1 7 (29.17%) SAP
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft