Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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

Architect
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 51 31
Rank change year-on-year +12 -20 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 4,049 4,247 4,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.06% 5.62% 6.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.36% 5.94% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,974 3,214 3,868
London median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% - +3.57%

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 63,712 71,543 73,113
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.34% 94.64% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 52,254 56,238 63,154
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,249 £33,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in London

Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Architect in London

Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in London

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 Architect within the London region over the 6 months to 17 November 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 +9 681 £80,000 - 188
West London +35 119 £80,000 +3.23% 90
South London +47 96 £82,500 -7.04% 19
East London -10 51 £80,000 +12.28% 26
North London +25 24 £67,500 +7.14% 5
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 Architect in the job title.

1 1,359 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1,203 (29.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,137 (28.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1,048 (25.88%) Finance
5 857 (21.17%) Java
6 785 (19.39%) Microsoft
7 632 (15.61%) SQL
8 621 (15.34%) .NET
9 617 (15.24%) C#
10 614 (15.16%) DevOps
11 587 (14.50%) Microservices
12 540 (13.34%) TOGAF
13 535 (13.21%) SQL Server
14 534 (13.19%) JavaScript
15 504 (12.45%) Degree
16 464 (11.46%) Presales
17 458 (11.31%) Web Services
18 446 (11.02%) Analytics
19 430 (10.62%) Oracle
20 417 (10.30%) Stakeholder Management
21 412 (10.18%) PaaS
22 399 (9.85%) SOA
23 376 (9.29%) Enterprise Architecture
24 369 (9.11%) Problem-Solving
25 368 (9.09%) Banking
26 367 (9.06%) Big Data
27 364 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
28 363 (8.97%) Google
29 350 (8.64%) Scrum
30 343 (8.47%) Windows

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
1 182 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 130 (3.21%) Apache Spark
3 93 (2.30%) WebSphere
4 77 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 76 (1.88%) Cloud Foundry
6 74 (1.83%) CMS
7 68 (1.68%) WebLogic
8 65 (1.61%) Tomcat
9 52 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 44 (1.09%) OpenStack
11 43 (1.06%) IIS
12 41 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
13 38 (0.94%) Apache
14 36 (0.89%) Mule
15 35 (0.86%) Confluence
15 35 (0.86%) SAS
16 34 (0.84%) Apache Solr
17 30 (0.74%) MS Exchange
18 27 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
19 22 (0.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 77 (1.90%) MS Visio
2 45 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
5 10 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.20%) Chatbot
7 7 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.12%) InVision
10 2 (0.049%) SPSS
11 1 (0.025%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 112 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (1.06%) SAP S/4HANA
3 31 (0.77%) SAP Hybris
4 24 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
5 22 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
6 17 (0.42%) Magento
7 15 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
8 14 (0.35%) SDL Web 8
9 13 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
9 13 (0.32%) Scribe Insight
10 12 (0.30%) Eloqua
11 11 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
12 8 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
12 8 (0.20%) SAP CRM
12 8 (0.20%) SAP ERP
12 8 (0.20%) thinkFolio
12 8 (0.20%) Unica
13 7 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
14 6 (0.15%) SAP Business ByDesign
14 6 (0.15%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 1,203 (29.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,137 (28.08%) Amazon AWS
3 412 (10.18%) PaaS
4 314 (7.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 269 (6.64%) SaaS
6 261 (6.45%) IaaS
7 232 (5.73%) Office 365
8 160 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
9 126 (3.11%) Serverless
10 87 (2.15%) IBM Cloud
11 73 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
11 73 (1.80%) OpenShift
12 58 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
13 57 (1.41%) Amazon S3
14 56 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
15 50 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
16 38 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
17 33 (0.82%) Boomi
18 30 (0.74%) Apigee
18 30 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 134 (3.31%) Firewall
2 107 (2.64%) Network Security
3 103 (2.54%) WAN
4 93 (2.30%) VPN
5 80 (1.98%) LAN
6 69 (1.70%) HTTP
7 68 (1.68%) Wireless
8 57 (1.41%) SAN
9 55 (1.36%) Internet
10 51 (1.26%) DNS
10 51 (1.26%) Unified Communications
11 47 (1.16%) TCP/IP
12 43 (1.06%) MPLS
13 32 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (0.62%) Skype
15 24 (0.59%) BGP
15 24 (0.59%) VoIP
16 21 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
17 20 (0.49%) Ethernet
18 18 (0.44%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 535 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 367 (9.06%) Big Data
3 315 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
4 251 (6.20%) NoSQL
5 229 (5.66%) Hadoop
6 180 (4.45%) Relational Database
7 120 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 93 (2.30%) RDBMS
9 90 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
10 88 (2.17%) MongoDB
10 88 (2.17%) MySQL
11 87 (2.15%) Data Lake
12 78 (1.93%) Power BI
13 73 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 68 (1.68%) Apache Hive
15 66 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
16 59 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
17 58 (1.43%) Blockchain
17 58 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
17 58 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 188 (4.64%) Jenkins
2 119 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 113 (2.79%) Git (software)
4 93 (2.30%) Visual Studio
5 91 (2.25%) Visual Studio Team System
6 81 (2.00%) JIRA
7 74 (1.83%) TeamCity
8 63 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
9 57 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 49 (1.21%) Maven
11 40 (0.99%) Selenium
12 38 (0.94%) Cucumber
13 30 (0.74%) ER Studio
14 28 (0.69%) ERwin
14 28 (0.69%) Subversion
15 25 (0.62%) gulp
15 25 (0.62%) SonarQube
16 24 (0.59%) JUnit
16 24 (0.59%) webpack
17 23 (0.57%) Appium
General
1 1,048 (25.88%) Finance
2 368 (9.09%) Banking
3 234 (5.78%) Retail
4 158 (3.90%) Marketing
5 138 (3.41%) Telecoms
6 84 (2.07%) Investment Banking
7 58 (1.43%) Advertising
8 53 (1.31%) Law
8 53 (1.31%) Manufacturing
9 52 (1.28%) Legal
10 45 (1.11%) Front Office
11 42 (1.04%) Financial Institution
12 28 (0.69%) Back Office
13 26 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
14 25 (0.62%) Publishing
15 24 (0.59%) Retail Banking
16 21 (0.52%) Games
17 18 (0.44%) General Ledger
18 17 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
18 17 (0.42%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 621 (15.34%) .NET
2 458 (11.31%) Web Services
3 312 (7.71%) HTML
4 268 (6.62%) CSS
5 258 (6.37%) REST
6 199 (4.91%) Node.js
7 185 (4.57%) Spring
8 183 (4.52%) React
9 174 (4.30%) XML
10 168 (4.15%) AngularJS
10 168 (4.15%) SOAP
11 159 (3.93%) JSON
12 126 (3.11%) ASP.NET Web API
13 121 (2.99%) jQuery
14 111 (2.74%) .NET Framework
14 111 (2.74%) Kafka
15 100 (2.47%) RESTful
16 97 (2.40%) Entity Framework
17 95 (2.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 94 (2.32%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 310 (7.66%) Computer Science
2 268 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
3 266 (6.57%) Fintech
4 196 (4.84%) Data Centre
4 196 (4.84%) Public Cloud
5 173 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
6 159 (3.93%) User Experience
7 142 (3.51%) Hybrid Cloud
8 117 (2.89%) Greenfield Project
9 111 (2.74%) Cloud Native
10 110 (2.72%) Management Information System
11 100 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
12 88 (2.17%) N-Tier
13 79 (1.95%) Virtual Team
14 74 (1.83%) Mobile App
15 72 (1.78%) Enterprise Cloud
16 53 (1.31%) Data Structures
17 49 (1.21%) Equities
18 46 (1.14%) Private Cloud
19 45 (1.11%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 343 (8.47%) Windows
2 243 (6.00%) Linux
3 102 (2.52%) Unix
4 60 (1.48%) Windows Server
5 43 (1.06%) Apple iOS
5 43 (1.06%) Windows 10
6 38 (0.94%) Android
7 35 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (0.84%) Windows 7
9 31 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (0.52%) Solaris
12 17 (0.42%) AIX
13 15 (0.37%) VMS
14 13 (0.32%) HPUX
15 8 (0.20%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.15%) CentOS
17 4 (0.099%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.099%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,359 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
2 614 (15.16%) DevOps
3 587 (14.50%) Microservices
4 540 (13.34%) TOGAF
5 464 (11.46%) Presales
6 446 (11.02%) Analytics
7 417 (10.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 399 (9.85%) SOA
9 376 (9.29%) Enterprise Architecture
10 369 (9.11%) Problem-Solving
11 364 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
12 350 (8.64%) Scrum
13 336 (8.30%) Mentoring
14 329 (8.13%) Software Engineering
15 327 (8.08%) Migration
16 316 (7.80%) Technical Architecture
17 312 (7.71%) Continuous Integration
18 273 (6.74%) Data Modelling
19 260 (6.42%) Open Source
20 257 (6.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 857 (21.17%) Java
2 632 (15.61%) SQL
3 617 (15.24%) C#
4 534 (13.19%) JavaScript
5 319 (7.88%) Python
6 145 (3.58%) T-SQL
7 143 (3.53%) PowerShell
8 122 (3.01%) C
9 84 (2.07%) C++
9 84 (2.07%) Go
10 64 (1.58%) Scala
11 59 (1.46%) Java 8
12 48 (1.19%) Ruby
13 47 (1.16%) Bash Shell
14 46 (1.14%) Perl
14 46 (1.14%) PHP
15 39 (0.96%) R
16 34 (0.84%) Shell Script
17 22 (0.54%) Apex Code
18 21 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 504 (12.45%) Degree
2 157 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 138 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 132 (3.26%) CISSP
5 119 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
6 118 (2.91%) SC Cleared
7 78 (1.93%) AWS Certification
8 76 (1.88%) CCIE
9 68 (1.68%) CISM
10 66 (1.63%) TOGAF Certification
11 58 (1.43%) CCNP
12 53 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
13 42 (1.04%) Master's Degree
14 36 (0.89%) CCNA
15 34 (0.84%) DV Cleared
16 27 (0.67%) CISA
16 27 (0.67%) MCSE
17 25 (0.62%) MCSA
17 25 (0.62%) PhD
18 22 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (2.82%) QA
2 90 (2.22%) GDPR
3 69 (1.70%) Data Quality
4 65 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 45 (1.11%) PCI DSS
6 38 (0.94%) COBIT
7 17 (0.42%) PMO
7 17 (0.42%) SEPA
8 14 (0.35%) WCAG
9 11 (0.27%) SLA
10 8 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 8 (0.20%) PSD2
11 5 (0.12%) IFRS
11 5 (0.12%) ISO 20022
11 5 (0.12%) NIST 800
12 4 (0.099%) JSP 440
13 3 (0.074%) MiFID
14 2 (0.049%) COSO
14 2 (0.049%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 326 (8.05%) Docker
2 237 (5.85%) Active Directory
3 169 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 74 (1.83%) Hyper-V
5 36 (0.89%) vSphere
6 31 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 26 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
7 26 (0.64%) VMware NSX
8 17 (0.42%) XenDesktop
9 16 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
9 16 (0.40%) XenApp
10 12 (0.30%) HDFS
11 10 (0.25%) vCloud
12 9 (0.22%) Xen
13 8 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (0.17%) Apache Flume
14 7 (0.17%) KVM
14 7 (0.17%) NFS
14 7 (0.17%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 220 (5.43%) Kubernetes
2 143 (3.53%) Ansible
3 127 (3.14%) Puppet
4 109 (2.69%) Terraform
5 99 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
6 59 (1.46%) SCCM
7 47 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
8 41 (1.01%) Mesos
9 36 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
10 30 (0.74%) Salt
11 22 (0.54%) vRealize
12 18 (0.44%) CA Single Sign-On
12 18 (0.44%) SCVMM
13 13 (0.32%) Automic
13 13 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
13 13 (0.32%) SCOrch
14 12 (0.30%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
15 11 (0.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 10 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
17 9 (0.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 785 (19.39%) Microsoft
2 430 (10.62%) Oracle
3 363 (8.97%) Google
4 286 (7.06%) SAP
5 246 (6.08%) VMware
6 237 (5.85%) IBM
7 211 (5.21%) Cisco
8 141 (3.48%) Salesforce.com
9 113 (2.79%) Red Hat
10 90 (2.22%) EMC
10 90 (2.22%) Informatica
11 86 (2.12%) Citrix
12 79 (1.95%) NetApp
13 71 (1.75%) Tableau
14 70 (1.73%) Adobe
15 69 (1.70%) hybris
16 60 (1.48%) Nintex
17 59 (1.46%) MuleSoft
18 51 (1.26%) HP
19 49 (1.21%) Splunk