Period
to 17 October 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

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

Application Architect
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 739 724 805
Rank change year-on-year -15 +81 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Architect 95 133 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 72 107 85
London median annual salary £77,500 £80,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £55,000 £61,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,500 £95,750
England median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% -7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70207 74119 84938
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.43% 95.87% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 54951 64231 72024
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Applications Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Architect in London

Applications Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Applications Architect in London

Applications Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Architect in London over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Architect in London

Applications Architect
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Architect within the London region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Central London +25 13 £77,500 -7.19% 3
West London +1 3 £60,000 -14.29%
South London - 2 £87,500 -
East London -3 1 - -
Applications Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 London region featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 33 (34.74%) Java
2 29 (30.53%) Finance
3 27 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (26.32%) SOA
5 24 (25.26%) Amazon AWS
6 23 (24.21%) Microservices
7 22 (23.16%) Open Source
8 21 (22.11%) Banking
9 20 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
9 20 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (21.05%) DevOps
10 19 (20.00%) Degree
11 17 (17.89%) C#
12 16 (16.84%) SQL
13 15 (15.79%) TOGAF
14 14 (14.74%) Oracle
14 14 (14.74%) CRM
15 13 (13.68%) .NET
15 13 (13.68%) Retail
16 12 (12.63%) CSS
16 12 (12.63%) Analytics
17 11 (11.58%) SaaS
17 11 (11.58%) PaaS
17 11 (11.58%) REST
17 11 (11.58%) Linux
17 11 (11.58%) JavaScript
17 11 (11.58%) Python
17 11 (11.58%) SDLC
18 10 (10.53%) Docker
18 10 (10.53%) N-Tier

Applications Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (9.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (6.32%) CMS
3 5 (5.26%) Mule
4 4 (4.21%) Apache
5 2 (2.11%) JBoss
5 2 (2.11%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.05%) Apache Geronimo
6 1 (1.05%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.05%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.11%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 24 (25.26%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (11.58%) PaaS
3 11 (11.58%) SaaS
4 2 (2.11%) IaaS
5 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.05%) HP Helion
5 1 (1.05%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) Internet
2 2 (2.11%) Firewall
3 1 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.42%) Big Data
1 8 (8.42%) MySQL
1 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.32%) MongoDB
2 6 (6.32%) NoSQL
2 6 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (6.32%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.05%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.05%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.05%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.05%) NewSQL
6 1 (1.05%) Redis
6 1 (1.05%) Riak
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (9.47%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.32%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 5 (5.26%) Subversion
4 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.21%) Maven
5 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (30.53%) Finance
2 21 (22.11%) Banking
3 13 (13.68%) Retail
4 10 (10.53%) Retail Banking
5 6 (6.32%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.11%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.05%) Law
8 1 (1.05%) Legal
8 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.68%) .NET
2 12 (12.63%) CSS
3 11 (11.58%) REST
4 9 (9.47%) Middleware
4 9 (9.47%) Node.js
5 8 (8.42%) HTML
5 8 (8.42%) HTML5
6 7 (7.37%) JMS
6 7 (7.37%) Spring
7 6 (6.32%) CSS3
7 6 (6.32%) J2EE
7 6 (6.32%) PhoneGap
7 6 (6.32%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (6.32%) SOAP
7 6 (6.32%) Web Services
8 5 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (5.26%) Hibernate
8 5 (5.26%) Sass
8 5 (5.26%) Symfony
8 5 (5.26%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (10.53%) N-Tier
3 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.47%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.47%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (7.37%) Cloud Native
5 4 (4.21%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.21%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.58%) Linux
2 10 (10.53%) Windows
3 4 (4.21%) CentOS
3 4 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.16%) Unix
5 1 (1.05%) Android
5 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.32%) SOA
3 23 (24.21%) Microservices
4 22 (23.16%) Open Source
5 20 (21.05%) DevOps
6 15 (15.79%) TOGAF
7 14 (14.74%) CRM
8 12 (12.63%) Analytics
9 11 (11.58%) SDLC
10 10 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (9.47%) Migration
11 9 (9.47%) Project Management
11 9 (9.47%) Scrum
11 9 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (9.47%) Test Automation
12 8 (8.42%) ERP
12 8 (8.42%) Prototyping
12 8 (8.42%) Service Design
13 7 (7.37%) IT Strategy
13 7 (7.37%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 33 (34.74%) Java
2 17 (17.89%) C#
3 16 (16.84%) SQL
4 11 (11.58%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.58%) Python
5 9 (9.47%) C++
6 6 (6.32%) Ruby
7 5 (5.26%) Go
7 5 (5.26%) PHP
8 4 (4.21%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.21%) C
8 4 (4.21%) Perl
9 1 (1.05%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.05%) Scala
9 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.21%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.21%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.11%) CISSP
5 1 (1.05%) CISA
5 1 (1.05%) CISM
5 1 (1.05%) GCED
5 1 (1.05%) GCFA
5 1 (1.05%) GPEN
5 1 (1.05%) GPPA
5 1 (1.05%) GSNA
5 1 (1.05%) GSSP-JAVA
5 1 (1.05%) GWAPT
5 1 (1.05%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) GDPR
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.05%) NIST 800
System Software
1 10 (10.53%) Docker
2 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.05%) XenApp
2 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.05%) SCCM
2 1 (1.05%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (14.74%) Oracle
2 9 (9.47%) IBM
2 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.42%) Google
4 6 (6.32%) Appcelerator
4 6 (6.32%) SAP
4 6 (6.32%) Splunk
5 5 (5.26%) JDA
5 5 (5.26%) TIBCO
6 4 (4.21%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.21%) Remedy
7 3 (3.16%) VMware
8 2 (2.11%) Citrix
8 2 (2.11%) IFS
8 2 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.05%) AppSense
9 1 (1.05%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.05%) Cisco
9 1 (1.05%) Lumension