Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Application Architect
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1000 925 1039
Rank change year-on-year -75 +114 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Architect 150 273 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.089% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 123 248 199
England median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £49,250 £53,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £95,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161257 170357 198528
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130412 143799 166492
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Applications Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Applications Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Architect in England

Applications Architect
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Architect in England.

Salary trend for Applications Architect in England

Applications Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Architect in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Architect in England

Applications Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -53 78 £77,500 -6.06% 5
Midlands +26 30 £55,000 -4.35% 2
West Midlands +19 26 £55,500 +0.91% 1
North of England +13 16 £67,500 +33.00% 2
South East -28 11 £65,000 -7.14% 2
South West +10 9 £66,250 +1.92%
North West -2 9 £65,000 -23.53% 1
East of England -14 7 £70,000 +7.69%
East Midlands +29 4 £51,250 -12.77% 1
Yorkshire +9 4 £67,500 +15.88%
North East -6 3 £90,000 +80.00% 1
Applications Architect
UK

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Applications 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 England region featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 52 (34.67%) Finance
2 44 (29.33%) Java
3 37 (24.67%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (21.33%) Amazon AWS
5 31 (20.67%) Banking
6 29 (19.33%) Microservices
7 27 (18.00%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 26 (17.33%) DevOps
9 25 (16.67%) Open Source
9 25 (16.67%) .NET
10 24 (16.00%) SQL
10 24 (16.00%) Degree
11 21 (14.00%) SaaS
12 20 (13.33%) SOA
13 19 (12.67%) SDLC
13 19 (12.67%) C#
14 17 (11.33%) Microsoft
14 17 (11.33%) TOGAF
14 17 (11.33%) PaaS
15 16 (10.67%) Oracle
15 16 (10.67%) Docker
16 15 (10.00%) Mentoring
16 15 (10.00%) Scrum
17 14 (9.33%) Migration
17 14 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
17 14 (9.33%) HTML
17 14 (9.33%) CSS
17 14 (9.33%) HTML5
18 13 (8.67%) JavaScript

Applications Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 5 (3.33%) Apache
1 5 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (2.67%) CMS
3 2 (1.33%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.33%) JBoss
3 2 (1.33%) Mule
3 2 (1.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.67%) Apache Geronimo
4 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.67%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.33%) Maximo
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 32 (21.33%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (14.00%) SaaS
4 17 (11.33%) PaaS
5 4 (2.67%) IaaS
6 3 (2.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.67%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.67%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.67%) Office 365
7 1 (0.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.00%) Internet
2 3 (2.00%) Firewall
2 3 (2.00%) HTTP
3 1 (0.67%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.00%) Big Data
2 7 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.67%) MySQL
2 7 (4.67%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 4 (2.67%) Redis
4 4 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.33%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.67%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.67%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.67%) Riak
Development Applications
1 9 (6.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 5 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.33%) Maven
3 2 (1.33%) Subversion
4 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 52 (34.67%) Finance
2 31 (20.67%) Banking
3 10 (6.67%) Retail
4 7 (4.67%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.33%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.67%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.00%) Marketing
7 3 (2.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.33%) Advertising
8 2 (1.33%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.67%) Back Office
9 1 (0.67%) Games
9 1 (0.67%) Law
9 1 (0.67%) Legal
9 1 (0.67%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.67%) .NET
2 14 (9.33%) CSS
2 14 (9.33%) HTML
2 14 (9.33%) HTML5
3 13 (8.67%) Middleware
4 12 (8.00%) CSS3
5 11 (7.33%) REST
6 9 (6.00%) J2EE
6 9 (6.00%) Node.js
6 9 (6.00%) PhoneGap
7 8 (5.33%) Java EE
8 7 (4.67%) SOAP
8 7 (4.67%) Spring
8 7 (4.67%) Spring Cloud
8 7 (4.67%) Web Services
9 4 (2.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 4 (2.67%) XML
10 3 (2.00%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (2.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.00%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.67%) N-Tier
3 12 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 11 (7.33%) Mobile App
5 10 (6.67%) Cloud Native
6 8 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.67%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.67%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.67%) Fintech
7 4 (2.67%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (2.00%) FlexPod
8 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.00%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.00%) Linux
2 7 (4.67%) Windows
3 4 (2.67%) CentOS
3 4 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.67%) Unix
4 1 (0.67%) Android
4 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (19.33%) Microservices
3 26 (17.33%) DevOps
4 25 (16.67%) Open Source
5 20 (13.33%) SOA
6 19 (12.67%) SDLC
7 17 (11.33%) TOGAF
8 15 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 15 (10.00%) Scrum
9 14 (9.33%) Migration
9 14 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (8.00%) Service Design
11 11 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (7.33%) IT Strategy
12 10 (6.67%) CRM
12 10 (6.67%) ERP
12 10 (6.67%) Project Management
12 10 (6.67%) Software Engineering
12 10 (6.67%) The Twelve-Factor App
13 9 (6.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 44 (29.33%) Java
2 24 (16.00%) SQL
3 19 (12.67%) C#
4 13 (8.67%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.33%) C++
6 10 (6.67%) Python
7 8 (5.33%) C
8 5 (3.33%) Go
8 5 (3.33%) PHP
8 5 (3.33%) Ruby
9 4 (2.67%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.67%) Perl
10 3 (2.00%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.67%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.67%) Groovy
11 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (16.00%) Degree
2 8 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.67%) CISSP
5 3 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.00%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.33%) CISA
6 2 (1.33%) CISM
6 2 (1.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.67%) CGEIT
7 1 (0.67%) GCED
7 1 (0.67%) GCFA
7 1 (0.67%) GPEN
7 1 (0.67%) GPPA
7 1 (0.67%) GSNA
7 1 (0.67%) GSSP-JAVA
7 1 (0.67%) GWAPT
7 1 (0.67%) PhD
7 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.00%) QA
2 4 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.00%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 2 (1.33%) GDPR
5 1 (0.67%) COBIT
5 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.67%) NIST 800
System Software
1 16 (10.67%) Docker
2 2 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.67%) XenApp
3 1 (0.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.67%) SCCM
2 1 (0.67%) vCenter Server
2 1 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (11.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.67%) Oracle
3 13 (8.67%) SAP
4 12 (8.00%) Google
5 10 (6.67%) IBM
6 9 (6.00%) Appcelerator
7 4 (2.67%) JDA
7 4 (2.67%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.67%) Splunk
8 3 (2.00%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.00%) VMware
9 2 (1.33%) Citrix
9 2 (1.33%) IFS
9 2 (1.33%) Misys
9 2 (1.33%) Remedy
9 2 (1.33%) Sage
9 2 (1.33%) Unisys
10 1 (0.67%) Adobe
10 1 (0.67%) Lumension