The median annual salary for a Applications Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 749 815 804
Rank change year-on-year +66 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Architect 110 120 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 86 82 117
Median salary £72,500 £67,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.20% -13.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £50,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £67,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -2.98% -0.74%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77326 94599 97418
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.30% 96.46% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 64770 80048 80399
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Applications Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Applications Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +97 63 £85,000 +7.93% 4
South East +40 14 £72,500 +9.43%
West Midlands +28 10 £65,000 -2.98%
East of England +33 6 £70,000 +12.00% 2
South West +36 5 £57,500 -31.54%
East Midlands +11 4 £75,000 - 1
Yorkshire +7 4 £50,000 -13.04%
North West -15 4 £52,500 -38.23%
Applications Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 69 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (30.09%) SOA
3 62 (27.43%) Oracle
4 60 (26.55%) Enterprise Architecture
5 58 (25.66%) TOGAF
5 58 (25.66%) Enterprise Software
6 55 (24.34%) Microsoft
7 51 (22.57%) SQL Server
8 50 (22.12%) Web Services
9 48 (21.24%) Java
10 45 (19.91%) Finance
11 42 (18.58%) .NET
12 40 (17.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 33 (14.60%) C#
14 32 (14.16%) IBM
14 32 (14.16%) SOAP
15 31 (13.72%) Zachman Framework
16 29 (12.83%) Microservices
16 29 (12.83%) IT Strategy
17 28 (12.39%) Relational Database
18 26 (11.50%) ASP.NET
19 25 (11.06%) SQL
19 25 (11.06%) CRM
19 25 (11.06%) Retail
20 22 (9.73%) Middleware
21 21 (9.29%) Project Management
22 20 (8.85%) Big Data
22 20 (8.85%) REST
22 20 (8.85%) Line Management
23 19 (8.41%) Spring

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 40 (17.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (4.42%) CMS
2 10 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.42%) WebSphere
3 9 (3.98%) JBoss
3 9 (3.98%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.65%) Apache
4 6 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.77%) Documentum
5 4 (1.77%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.88%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.88%) JCAPS
7 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.44%) Mule
7 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (7.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (4.42%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (3.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.98%) Temenos T24
3 8 (3.54%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (1.77%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.88%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.44%) Fredhopper
7 1 (0.44%) Maximo
7 1 (0.44%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.44%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (7.08%) SaaS
3 12 (5.31%) PaaS
4 9 (3.98%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.77%) IaaS
7 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.19%) HTTP
2 8 (3.54%) Wireless
3 6 (2.65%) Firewall
3 6 (2.65%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (2.65%) IPsec
3 6 (2.65%) Network Security
3 6 (2.65%) SSL
3 6 (2.65%) VPN
4 1 (0.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (22.57%) SQL Server
2 28 (12.39%) Relational Database
3 20 (8.85%) Big Data
4 10 (4.42%) NoSQL
4 10 (4.42%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.54%) Hadoop
6 7 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.65%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (1.33%) MarkLogic
9 2 (0.88%) DB2
9 2 (0.88%) HBase
9 2 (0.88%) MySQL
9 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.44%) Endeca
10 1 (0.44%) GIS
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (5.31%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.42%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.98%) AppScan
3 9 (3.98%) Burp Suite
3 9 (3.98%) Maven
3 9 (3.98%) Paros
4 6 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.65%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.88%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (19.91%) Finance
2 25 (11.06%) Retail
3 12 (5.31%) Banking
4 6 (2.65%) Law
4 6 (2.65%) Legal
4 6 (2.65%) Marketing
5 4 (1.77%) Billing
5 4 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.33%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.33%) Games
6 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.88%) Private Banking
7 2 (0.88%) Publishing
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (22.12%) Web Services
2 42 (18.58%) .NET
3 32 (14.16%) SOAP
4 26 (11.50%) ASP.NET
5 22 (9.73%) Middleware
6 20 (8.85%) REST
7 19 (8.41%) Java EE
7 19 (8.41%) RESTful
7 19 (8.41%) Spring
8 14 (6.19%) CSS
9 13 (5.75%) AngularJS
9 13 (5.75%) jQuery
10 11 (4.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (4.42%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (4.42%) J2EE
12 9 (3.98%) Hibernate
13 8 (3.54%) JSON
13 8 (3.54%) XML
14 7 (3.10%) HTML
14 7 (3.10%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 58 (25.66%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.54%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.54%) N-Tier
4 6 (2.65%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.65%) Robotics
5 4 (1.77%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.77%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.33%) PKI
7 2 (0.88%) EPoS
7 2 (0.88%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.88%) Online Games
7 2 (0.88%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.44%) FMCG
8 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.44%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.44%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.54%) Windows
2 3 (1.33%) Linux
3 2 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (30.09%) SOA
3 60 (26.55%) Enterprise Architecture
4 58 (25.66%) TOGAF
5 31 (13.72%) Zachman Framework
6 29 (12.83%) IT Strategy
6 29 (12.83%) Microservices
7 25 (11.06%) CRM
8 21 (9.29%) Project Management
9 20 (8.85%) Line Management
10 19 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (7.96%) Security Architecture
12 17 (7.52%) Waterfall
13 16 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (6.64%) Data Architecture
14 15 (6.64%) Risk Analysis
15 14 (6.19%) Technical Architecture
16 13 (5.75%) Document Management
16 13 (5.75%) MVC
16 13 (5.75%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 48 (21.24%) Java
2 33 (14.60%) C#
3 25 (11.06%) SQL
4 16 (7.08%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.87%) VB.NET
6 10 (4.42%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.65%) VBA
8 4 (1.77%) VB
8 4 (1.77%) VB6
8 4 (1.77%) VBScript
9 2 (0.88%) C++
9 2 (0.88%) PHP
10 1 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (5.75%) Degree
2 12 (5.31%) CISA
2 12 (5.31%) CISSP
3 9 (3.98%) CISM
3 9 (3.98%) CSSLP
4 7 (3.10%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.21%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.33%) GCED
6 3 (1.33%) GCFA
6 3 (1.33%) GPEN
6 3 (1.33%) GPPA
6 3 (1.33%) GSNA
6 3 (1.33%) GSSP-JAVA
6 3 (1.33%) GWAPT
7 2 (0.88%) APMP
7 2 (0.88%) SANS
8 1 (0.44%) ACCA
8 1 (0.44%) CCSP
8 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (0.88%) QA
1 2 (0.88%) Web Application Security Consortium
2 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.44%) FATCA
2 1 (0.44%) MiFID
2 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.77%) XenApp
2 2 (0.88%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.88%) Docker
3 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (3.98%) HP Fortify
1 9 (3.98%) WebInspect
2 1 (0.44%) Nessus
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 62 (27.43%) Oracle
2 55 (24.34%) Microsoft
3 32 (14.16%) IBM
4 12 (5.31%) SAP
5 9 (3.98%) HP
5 9 (3.98%) Remedy
6 8 (3.54%) Citrix
7 6 (2.65%) Blue Prism
7 6 (2.65%) EMC
8 5 (2.21%) TOWER Software
9 4 (1.77%) Kofax
9 4 (1.77%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.33%) Informatica
10 3 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.33%) Sun
11 2 (0.88%) Infor
11 2 (0.88%) Sage
12 1 (0.44%) Avaloq
12 1 (0.44%) ESRI
12 1 (0.44%) Omniture
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