Period
to 20 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 712 730 775
Rank change year-on-year +18 +45 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Architect 101 118 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 59 89 86
London median annual salary £82,500 £77,500 £78,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.45% -1.59% +0.32%
10th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £57,000
90th Percentile £97,750 £95,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £68,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +2.94% +0.74%

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 66,026 69,951 77,633
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 94.98% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 53,584 55,474 67,472
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 2018. 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 -33 17 £80,000 +3.23% 6
South London -7 1 £95,000 +8.57%
Applications Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, Applications 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 London region featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 48 (47.52%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (35.64%) Finance
3 35 (34.65%) Java
4 29 (28.71%) .NET
5 25 (24.75%) Microsoft
6 23 (22.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 23 (22.77%) Amazon AWS
7 22 (21.78%) C#
8 20 (19.80%) TOGAF
9 18 (17.82%) PaaS
10 17 (16.83%) Software Engineering
11 15 (14.85%) UML
12 14 (13.86%) JavaScript
12 14 (13.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (13.86%) DevOps
12 14 (13.86%) SDLC
12 14 (13.86%) Open Source
13 13 (12.87%) IaaS
13 13 (12.87%) SOA
14 12 (11.88%) Migration
14 12 (11.88%) SaaS
14 12 (11.88%) Waterfall
15 11 (10.89%) Scrum
15 11 (10.89%) Oracle
15 11 (10.89%) Visual Studio
16 10 (9.90%) SQL
17 9 (8.91%) Cryptocurrency
17 9 (8.91%) Security Architecture
18 8 (7.92%) Mentoring
18 8 (7.92%) Enterprise Software

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 7 (6.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.98%) Apache
2 2 (1.98%) IIS
2 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.99%) Documentum
3 1 (0.99%) Drupal
3 1 (0.99%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.99%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (22.77%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (22.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (17.82%) PaaS
3 13 (12.87%) IaaS
4 12 (11.88%) SaaS
5 6 (5.94%) Azure Functions
5 6 (5.94%) Serverless
6 5 (4.95%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (3.96%) BPaaS
8 2 (1.98%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.99%) GitHub
9 1 (0.99%) Office 365
9 1 (0.99%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) Firewall
2 3 (2.97%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.99%) HTTP
3 1 (0.99%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) Blockchain
2 2 (1.98%) MySQL
2 2 (1.98%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.99%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.93%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (5.94%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.98%) Maven
4 2 (1.98%) Selenium
5 1 (0.99%) Ant
5 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.99%) EasyMock
5 1 (0.99%) Hudson
5 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.99%) JIRA
5 1 (0.99%) jMock
5 1 (0.99%) JUnit
5 1 (0.99%) Mockito
5 1 (0.99%) SonarQube
General
1 36 (35.64%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Banking
3 4 (3.96%) Advertising
3 4 (3.96%) Marketing
4 3 (2.97%) Retail
5 1 (0.99%) Back Office
5 1 (0.99%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (28.71%) .NET
2 8 (7.92%) HTML
3 7 (6.93%) AngularJS
3 7 (6.93%) CSS
4 5 (4.95%) Node.js
4 5 (4.95%) Spring
5 4 (3.96%) Web Services
6 3 (2.97%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.97%) JPA
6 3 (2.97%) Middleware
6 3 (2.97%) REST
7 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.98%) Django
7 2 (1.98%) HTML5
7 2 (1.98%) J2EE
7 2 (1.98%) Java EE
7 2 (1.98%) jQuery
7 2 (1.98%) LAMP
8 1 (0.99%) SOAP
8 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (6.93%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (4.95%) Bitcoin
3 5 (4.95%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.96%) User Experience
5 3 (2.97%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.97%) Fintech
6 2 (1.98%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.99%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.99%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.99%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.99%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.97%) Linux
2 2 (1.98%) Unix
2 2 (1.98%) Windows
3 1 (0.99%) Android
3 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.99%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (47.52%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.80%) TOGAF
3 17 (16.83%) Software Engineering
4 15 (14.85%) UML
5 14 (13.86%) DevOps
5 14 (13.86%) Open Source
5 14 (13.86%) SDLC
5 14 (13.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (12.87%) SOA
7 12 (11.88%) Migration
7 12 (11.88%) Waterfall
8 11 (10.89%) Scrum
9 9 (8.91%) Cryptocurrency
9 9 (8.91%) Security Architecture
10 8 (7.92%) Mentoring
11 7 (6.93%) Analytics
11 7 (6.93%) Coaching
11 7 (6.93%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (6.93%) Presales
11 7 (6.93%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (34.65%) Java
2 22 (21.78%) C#
3 14 (13.86%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.90%) SQL
5 8 (7.92%) C++
6 7 (6.93%) Python
7 6 (5.94%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.94%) Scala
8 5 (4.95%) Clojure
8 5 (4.95%) Elixir
8 5 (4.95%) Erlang
8 5 (4.95%) F#
8 5 (4.95%) Go
8 5 (4.95%) Haskell
9 3 (2.97%) PHP
10 2 (1.98%) C
10 2 (1.98%) Groovy
10 2 (1.98%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.98%) R
11 1 (0.99%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 8 (7.92%) Degree
2 5 (4.95%) PhD
3 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.97%) CCAA
4 3 (2.97%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.98%) CISSP
5 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.99%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.99%) CGEIT
6 1 (0.99%) CISA
6 1 (0.99%) CISM
6 1 (0.99%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (5.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (2.97%) XenApp
2 3 (2.97%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) vRealize
2 1 (0.99%) Ansible
2 1 (0.99%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.99%) MOM
2 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (24.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.89%) Oracle
3 7 (6.93%) Google
4 4 (3.96%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.97%) Citrix
5 3 (2.97%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.98%) ESRI
7 1 (0.99%) Capita
7 1 (0.99%) Cognizant