Period
to 13 December 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 784 703 825
Rank change year-on-year -81 +122 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Architect 60 129 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.081% 0.17% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.18% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 44 111 62
London median annual salary £75,000 £82,500 £77,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +6.11% -2.81%
10th Percentile £55,000 £63,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £96,750 £95,000 £96,125
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -

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 70242 71361 84113
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.62% 95.97% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 55678 61386 71748
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -21 9 £75,000 -10.18% 2
West London +8 3 £60,000 -29.41% 1
South London +5 2 £87,500 +29.63%
East London -1 1 - - 2
Applications Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 23 (38.33%) Finance
1 23 (38.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (33.33%) PaaS
3 20 (33.33%) Microservices
4 19 (31.67%) Banking
5 18 (30.00%) .NET
5 18 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (28.33%) Open Source
6 17 (28.33%) Java
7 16 (26.67%) HTML
7 16 (26.67%) SaaS
7 16 (26.67%) Docker
7 16 (26.67%) DevOps
8 15 (25.00%) N-Tier
8 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (23.33%) Google
9 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
9 14 (23.33%) CSS
9 14 (23.33%) Service Design
10 13 (21.67%) IBM
10 13 (21.67%) Big Data
10 13 (21.67%) HTML5
11 12 (20.00%) Cloud Native
11 12 (20.00%) The Twelve-Factor App
12 11 (18.33%) CSS3
12 11 (18.33%) PhoneGap
12 11 (18.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 11 (18.33%) Appcelerator
12 11 (18.33%) SQL

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 3 (5.00%) Apache
1 3 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.33%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Geronimo
3 1 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.67%) JBoss
3 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.67%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 23 (38.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (33.33%) PaaS
4 16 (26.67%) SaaS
5 5 (8.33%) IaaS
6 4 (6.67%) Serverless
7 3 (5.00%) Office 365
8 1 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.67%) HP Helion
8 1 (1.67%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 2 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) Big Data
2 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.33%) Data Lake
3 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.67%) Ant
3 1 (1.67%) Checkstyle
3 1 (1.67%) Cobertura
3 1 (1.67%) EasyMock
3 1 (1.67%) FindBugs
3 1 (1.67%) Hudson
3 1 (1.67%) JIRA
3 1 (1.67%) jMock
3 1 (1.67%) JUnit
3 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.67%) Maven
3 1 (1.67%) Mockito
3 1 (1.67%) Selenium
3 1 (1.67%) The Grinder
General
1 23 (38.33%) Finance
2 19 (31.67%) Banking
3 8 (13.33%) Retail
4 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.33%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.67%) Back Office
6 1 (1.67%) Law
6 1 (1.67%) Legal
6 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.00%) .NET
2 16 (26.67%) HTML
3 14 (23.33%) CSS
4 13 (21.67%) HTML5
5 11 (18.33%) CSS3
5 11 (18.33%) PhoneGap
6 9 (15.00%) Node.js
6 9 (15.00%) Spring Cloud
7 5 (8.33%) REST
8 4 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (5.00%) .NET Framework
9 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
9 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (5.00%) Entity Framework
9 3 (5.00%) Java EE
9 3 (5.00%) SOAP
9 3 (5.00%) WCF
10 2 (3.33%) EDI
10 2 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 12 (20.00%) Cloud Native
4 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
4 7 (11.67%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (8.33%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.67%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.67%) PKI
7 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Linux
2 5 (8.33%) Windows
3 4 (6.67%) CentOS
3 4 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (1.67%) Android
4 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Microservices
2 17 (28.33%) Open Source
3 16 (26.67%) DevOps
4 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (23.33%) Service Design
6 12 (20.00%) The Twelve-Factor App
7 10 (16.67%) Migration
8 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (13.33%) Analytics
9 8 (13.33%) ERP
9 8 (13.33%) SDLC
10 7 (11.67%) Mentoring
11 6 (10.00%) CRM
11 6 (10.00%) Data Modelling
11 6 (10.00%) SOA
11 6 (10.00%) TOGAF
12 5 (8.33%) Data Management
12 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (8.33%) Scrum
12 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) Java
2 11 (18.33%) SQL
3 9 (15.00%) C#
3 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (13.33%) C
4 8 (13.33%) C++
5 5 (8.33%) Python
6 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.67%) Perl
6 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.00%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.33%) Groovy
9 1 (1.67%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.33%) CISM
3 2 (3.33%) CISSP
4 1 (1.67%) CISA
4 1 (1.67%) CSSLP
4 1 (1.67%) SANS
4 1 (1.67%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.33%) GDPR
2 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) NIST 800
System Software
1 16 (26.67%) Docker
2 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.67%) XenApp
3 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) MOM
1 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.67%) SCCM
1 1 (1.67%) vCenter Server
1 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Google
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.67%) IBM
3 11 (18.33%) Appcelerator
4 6 (10.00%) Oracle
5 5 (8.33%) SAP
6 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.00%) JDA
8 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.33%) VMware
9 1 (1.67%) AppSense
9 1 (1.67%) Citrix
9 1 (1.67%) IFS
9 1 (1.67%) Lumension
9 1 (1.67%) Workday