Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 32 44
Rank change year-on-year -19 +12 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 4222 4805 5016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.59% 6.35% 5.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.92% 6.61% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3203 3871 4228
London median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £56,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £102,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £73,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +0.69% +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 71292 72640 85005
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56125 62795 72151
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,175 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 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 -6 650 £80,000 - 69
West London -45 100 £77,500 +6.90% 10
East London +12 55 £71,250 -10.94% 10
South London -48 37 £88,750 +26.79% 7
North London -25 9 £63,000 +14.55%
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Architect in the job title.

1 1309 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1223 (28.97%) Finance
3 968 (22.93%) Java
4 717 (16.98%) Microsoft
5 686 (16.25%) TOGAF
6 684 (16.20%) Microsoft Azure
7 681 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
8 608 (14.40%) SQL
9 582 (13.78%) Banking
10 580 (13.74%) .NET
11 570 (13.50%) Degree
12 528 (12.51%) Oracle
13 520 (12.32%) Enterprise Architecture
14 477 (11.30%) DevOps
15 447 (10.59%) Big Data
16 437 (10.35%) Analytics
17 427 (10.11%) SOA
18 420 (9.95%) Enterprise Software
19 408 (9.66%) SDLC
20 405 (9.59%) Presales
21 397 (9.40%) SQL Server
22 395 (9.36%) Web Services
23 389 (9.21%) Data Modelling
24 384 (9.10%) SaaS
25 382 (9.05%) Microservices
26 370 (8.76%) Computer Science
27 369 (8.74%) JavaScript
28 366 (8.67%) Scrum
29 355 (8.41%) Migration
30 350 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management

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
1 143 (3.39%) Apache Spark
2 117 (2.77%) SharePoint
3 107 (2.53%) CMS
4 104 (2.46%) WebSphere
5 94 (2.23%) Apache
6 89 (2.11%) Tomcat
7 87 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 76 (1.80%) JBoss
9 60 (1.42%) WebLogic
10 55 (1.30%) OpenStack
11 51 (1.21%) IIS
12 49 (1.16%) Skype for Business
13 41 (0.97%) MS Exchange
14 40 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
15 37 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
16 28 (0.66%) Apache Geronimo
16 28 (0.66%) Liferay
17 25 (0.59%) Apache Solr
17 25 (0.59%) WildFly
18 23 (0.54%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 45 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 23 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (0.14%) InVision
5 6 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.14%) SPSS
6 5 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.12%) UXPin
7 3 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.047%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 74 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 71 (1.68%) SAP S/4HANA
3 37 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
4 22 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
4 22 (0.52%) SAP Hybris
5 21 (0.50%) SAP FI
6 18 (0.43%) SAP CO
6 18 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
7 16 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
7 16 (0.38%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
8 13 (0.31%) SAP Retail
8 13 (0.31%) Workday HCM
9 11 (0.26%) Eloqua
9 11 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
9 11 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
9 11 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
9 11 (0.26%) SAP BPC
10 10 (0.24%) Magento
10 10 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
10 10 (0.24%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 684 (16.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 681 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
3 384 (9.10%) SaaS
4 307 (7.27%) PaaS
5 296 (7.01%) IaaS
6 153 (3.62%) Office 365
7 101 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
8 100 (2.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 63 (1.49%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 49 (1.16%) Force.com
11 42 (0.99%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 40 (0.95%) IBM Cloud
13 38 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
14 34 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
15 31 (0.73%) iPaaS
16 29 (0.69%) Serverless
17 27 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
18 25 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
19 24 (0.57%) Boomi
20 23 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 153 (3.62%) Firewall
2 122 (2.89%) WAN
3 105 (2.49%) HTTP
4 101 (2.39%) Internet
5 81 (1.92%) TCP/IP
6 79 (1.87%) LAN
7 66 (1.56%) Wireless
8 64 (1.52%) Network Security
9 56 (1.33%) SSL
9 56 (1.33%) Unified Communications
10 53 (1.26%) MPLS
11 51 (1.21%) DNS
12 44 (1.04%) BGP
13 43 (1.02%) VPN
14 37 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
14 37 (0.88%) Skype
15 33 (0.78%) SAN
16 32 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
17 29 (0.69%) OSPF
18 26 (0.62%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 447 (10.59%) Big Data
2 397 (9.40%) SQL Server
3 272 (6.44%) Data Warehouse
4 245 (5.80%) NoSQL
5 198 (4.69%) Relational Database
6 197 (4.67%) Hadoop
7 131 (3.10%) MongoDB
8 107 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 101 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
10 97 (2.30%) MySQL
11 92 (2.18%) Oracle Database
12 84 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 81 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 72 (1.71%) Apache Hive
15 70 (1.66%) RDBMS
16 62 (1.47%) Data Lake
16 62 (1.47%) SAP HANA
17 56 (1.33%) Power BI
18 46 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
19 39 (0.92%) HBase
Development Applications
1 155 (3.67%) Jenkins
2 85 (2.01%) Git (software)
3 55 (1.30%) Maven
4 46 (1.09%) Subversion
5 44 (1.04%) Selenium
6 42 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
7 40 (0.95%) Visual Studio
8 33 (0.78%) JIRA
9 30 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
9 30 (0.71%) webpack
10 28 (0.66%) Eclipse
11 25 (0.59%) Artifactory
12 24 (0.57%) Cucumber
12 24 (0.57%) Grunt
13 23 (0.54%) gulp
14 22 (0.52%) TeamCity
15 18 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (0.33%) ERwin
17 13 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 11 (0.26%) PostCSS
General
1 1223 (28.97%) Finance
2 582 (13.78%) Banking
3 346 (8.20%) Retail
4 261 (6.18%) Investment Banking
5 216 (5.12%) Retail Banking
6 165 (3.91%) Marketing
7 124 (2.94%) Telecoms
8 116 (2.75%) Manufacturing
9 77 (1.82%) Legal
10 58 (1.37%) Advertising
11 53 (1.26%) Billing
12 48 (1.14%) Electronics
13 44 (1.04%) Back Office
14 42 (0.99%) Law
15 40 (0.95%) Publishing
16 38 (0.90%) Games
17 36 (0.85%) Front Office
18 33 (0.78%) Financial Institution
19 29 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
20 15 (0.36%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 580 (13.74%) .NET
2 395 (9.36%) Web Services
3 260 (6.16%) HTML
4 222 (5.26%) REST
5 210 (4.97%) CSS
5 210 (4.97%) XML
6 184 (4.36%) J2EE
7 159 (3.77%) Spring
8 156 (3.69%) Middleware
9 149 (3.53%) Node.js
10 144 (3.41%) SOAP
11 129 (3.06%) HTML5
12 123 (2.91%) AngularJS
13 119 (2.82%) Hibernate
14 114 (2.70%) RESTful
15 100 (2.37%) JSON
16 75 (1.78%) JMS
17 68 (1.61%) Kafka
18 66 (1.56%) .NET Framework
19 65 (1.54%) React
Miscellaneous
1 420 (9.95%) Enterprise Software
2 370 (8.76%) Computer Science
3 313 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 252 (5.97%) Management Information System
5 215 (5.09%) Data Centre
6 142 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
7 127 (3.01%) Public Cloud
8 120 (2.84%) Algorithms
9 115 (2.72%) Fintech
10 102 (2.42%) User Experience
11 96 (2.27%) Mobile App
12 85 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
13 81 (1.92%) Private Cloud
14 71 (1.68%) Data Structures
15 57 (1.35%) Reference Data
16 51 (1.21%) Clustering
17 49 (1.16%) Internet of Things
18 43 (1.02%) Virtual Team
19 35 (0.83%) N-Tier
20 32 (0.76%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 302 (7.15%) Windows
2 277 (6.56%) Linux
3 173 (4.10%) Unix
4 75 (1.78%) Windows Server
5 71 (1.68%) Apple iOS
6 65 (1.54%) Android
7 39 (0.92%) Windows 7
8 31 (0.73%) Windows 10
9 18 (0.43%) Solaris
10 17 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (0.28%) Windows 8
13 10 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
14 9 (0.21%) CentOS
14 9 (0.21%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.19%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.14%) AIX
17 6 (0.14%) Windows Phone
18 5 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1309 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
2 686 (16.25%) TOGAF
3 520 (12.32%) Enterprise Architecture
4 477 (11.30%) DevOps
5 437 (10.35%) Analytics
6 427 (10.11%) SOA
7 408 (9.66%) SDLC
8 405 (9.59%) Presales
9 389 (9.21%) Data Modelling
10 382 (9.05%) Microservices
11 366 (8.67%) Scrum
12 355 (8.41%) Migration
13 350 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 336 (7.96%) CRM
15 331 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
16 329 (7.79%) IT Strategy
17 316 (7.48%) Project Management
18 284 (6.73%) UML
19 271 (6.42%) Data Architecture
20 266 (6.30%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 968 (22.93%) Java
2 608 (14.40%) SQL
3 369 (8.74%) JavaScript
4 311 (7.37%) C#
5 252 (5.97%) Python
6 136 (3.22%) Perl
7 117 (2.77%) Scala
8 114 (2.70%) C++
9 90 (2.13%) Ruby
10 88 (2.08%) PHP
11 86 (2.04%) R
12 77 (1.82%) PowerShell
13 64 (1.52%) T-SQL
14 63 (1.49%) Shell Script
15 62 (1.47%) C
16 55 (1.30%) Apex Code
17 48 (1.14%) Bash Shell
18 45 (1.07%) Go
19 37 (0.88%) PL/SQL
20 15 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 570 (13.50%) Degree
2 230 (5.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 119 (2.82%) Master's Degree
4 101 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
5 81 (1.92%) Security Cleared
6 72 (1.71%) CISSP
7 61 (1.44%) CCNP
8 57 (1.35%) CCIE
9 51 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 46 (1.09%) CISM
11 44 (1.04%) SC Cleared
12 35 (0.83%) CCNA
13 33 (0.78%) MCSE
14 25 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
15 21 (0.50%) DV Cleared
16 20 (0.47%) AWS Certification
17 19 (0.45%) CCNP Voice
18 18 (0.43%) CISA
19 17 (0.40%) CCVP
19 17 (0.40%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (3.36%) QA
2 106 (2.51%) Data Quality
3 61 (1.44%) GDPR
4 53 (1.26%) PCI DSS
5 51 (1.21%) GCP
6 44 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 26 (0.62%) COBIT
8 24 (0.57%) SLA
9 15 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 13 (0.31%) SEPA
11 12 (0.28%) PSD2
11 12 (0.28%) WCAG
12 11 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
13 9 (0.21%) MiFID
14 8 (0.19%) Solvency II
15 7 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
15 7 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 6 (0.14%) GAAP
17 5 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 5 (0.12%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 195 (4.62%) Docker
2 191 (4.52%) Active Directory
3 128 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 33 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
6 26 (0.62%) XenApp
7 25 (0.59%) HDFS
8 21 (0.50%) XenDesktop
9 19 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 18 (0.43%) Apache Flume
11 12 (0.28%) vSphere
12 10 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (0.21%) VMware NSX
14 8 (0.19%) OpenAM
14 8 (0.19%) vCloud
15 6 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 6 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 5 (0.12%) Varnish
16 5 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
17 4 (0.095%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 123 (2.91%) Puppet
2 118 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
3 110 (2.61%) Kubernetes
4 93 (2.20%) Ansible
5 55 (1.30%) Terraform
6 46 (1.09%) SCCM
7 28 (0.66%) Mesos
8 18 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
9 17 (0.40%) Cisco UCCE
9 17 (0.40%) Control-M
10 16 (0.38%) Cisco UCCX
11 13 (0.31%) Consul
11 13 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
12 11 (0.26%) SCOM
13 10 (0.24%) vCenter Server
14 9 (0.21%) AirWatch
14 9 (0.21%) SCVMM
15 8 (0.19%) HP Operations Orchestration
15 8 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 8 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 717 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 528 (12.51%) Oracle
3 323 (7.65%) SAP
4 223 (5.28%) VMware
5 208 (4.93%) Salesforce.com
6 200 (4.74%) Google
7 190 (4.50%) IBM
8 163 (3.86%) Cisco
9 76 (1.80%) TIBCO
10 73 (1.73%) Citrix
11 70 (1.66%) Cognizant
12 58 (1.37%) hybris
13 54 (1.28%) HP
13 54 (1.28%) Tableau
14 51 (1.21%) Informatica
15 50 (1.18%) Murex
15 50 (1.18%) NetApp
16 45 (1.07%) Adobe
16 45 (1.07%) GoldenSource
16 45 (1.07%) Pega