Period
to 20 May 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 35 46
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 4,657 4,356 4,659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.76% 6.33% 5.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.06% 6.60% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3,629 3,403 3,785
London median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £62,500 £59,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £105,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +6.90% +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 65,918 65,988 79,308
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.67% 95.83% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 54,045 55,332 68,636
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 +8 763 £85,000 +6.25% 145
West London -10 118 £77,500 - 69
South London -24 55 £75,000 +4.90% 19
East London -36 36 £75,000 -3.23% 33
North London -19 7 £77,500 +3.33% 7
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 1,337 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
2 1,255 (26.95%) Finance
3 965 (20.72%) Microsoft
4 940 (20.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 843 (18.10%) Amazon AWS
6 842 (18.08%) Java
7 640 (13.74%) TOGAF
8 627 (13.46%) Presales
9 600 (12.88%) .NET
10 586 (12.58%) SQL
11 571 (12.26%) Big Data
12 530 (11.38%) DevOps
13 502 (10.78%) Analytics
14 467 (10.03%) Retail
15 464 (9.96%) Enterprise Architecture
16 459 (9.86%) Migration
17 453 (9.73%) Degree
18 441 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
19 437 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
20 436 (9.36%) Microservices
21 426 (9.15%) SOA
22 421 (9.04%) SQL Server
23 416 (8.93%) Windows
24 411 (8.83%) Oracle
25 396 (8.50%) C#
26 385 (8.27%) JavaScript
27 384 (8.25%) IT Strategy
28 383 (8.22%) Banking
29 377 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
30 375 (8.05%) Web Services

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
1 187 (4.02%) Apache Spark
2 135 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 76 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 70 (1.50%) CMS
5 55 (1.18%) IIS
6 53 (1.14%) Apache
7 49 (1.05%) WebSphere
8 44 (0.94%) Confluence
8 44 (0.94%) OpenStack
8 44 (0.94%) Tomcat
9 39 (0.84%) SAS
10 34 (0.73%) MS Exchange
11 33 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
12 32 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
13 30 (0.64%) Apache Solr
14 29 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 27 (0.58%) IBM Notes
16 25 (0.54%) Skype for Business
17 23 (0.49%) Apache Pig
17 23 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 56 (1.20%) MS Visio
2 27 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.13%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.086%) InVision
8 1 (0.021%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.021%) SPSS
8 1 (0.021%) Weka
Business Applications
1 153 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 62 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
3 34 (0.73%) SAP Hybris
3 34 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
4 16 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
5 15 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
6 13 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 12 (0.26%) SAP SD
8 11 (0.24%) SAP SCM
9 10 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
9 10 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
9 10 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
10 9 (0.19%) SAP CO
10 9 (0.19%) SAP FI
10 9 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
11 8 (0.17%) Maximo
11 8 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
12 7 (0.15%) Magento
12 7 (0.15%) NetSuite
12 7 (0.15%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 940 (20.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 843 (18.10%) Amazon AWS
3 350 (7.52%) PaaS
4 349 (7.49%) IaaS
5 287 (6.16%) SaaS
6 261 (5.60%) Office 365
7 190 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
8 118 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
9 114 (2.45%) Dynamics 365
10 89 (1.91%) Serverless
11 56 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
12 50 (1.07%) Force.com
13 38 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
14 37 (0.79%) npm
15 35 (0.75%) Azure Data Factory
16 31 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
16 31 (0.67%) GitHub
17 29 (0.62%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
18 28 (0.60%) Salesforce Service Cloud
19 27 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 172 (3.69%) Firewall
2 145 (3.11%) Wireless
3 131 (2.81%) Network Security
4 124 (2.66%) WAN
5 117 (2.51%) HTTP
6 92 (1.98%) LAN
7 73 (1.57%) Unified Communications
8 61 (1.31%) Internet
9 59 (1.27%) SAN
10 47 (1.01%) DNS
11 42 (0.90%) Wireless Security
12 41 (0.88%) TCP/IP
12 41 (0.88%) VPN
13 35 (0.75%) SSL
14 29 (0.62%) Cisco Wireless
15 25 (0.54%) Intranet
16 22 (0.47%) Kerberos
17 20 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
17 20 (0.43%) NAS
17 20 (0.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 571 (12.26%) Big Data
2 421 (9.04%) SQL Server
3 297 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
4 275 (5.91%) Hadoop
5 215 (4.62%) NoSQL
6 152 (3.26%) Relational Database
7 122 (2.62%) Apache Hive
8 116 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 102 (2.19%) Data Lake
10 90 (1.93%) MongoDB
11 88 (1.89%) MySQL
12 84 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
12 84 (1.80%) RDBMS
13 82 (1.76%) Power BI
14 62 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
14 62 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 62 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 50 (1.07%) HBase
16 48 (1.03%) SAP HANA
17 46 (0.99%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 150 (3.22%) Git (software)
2 144 (3.09%) Jenkins
3 93 (2.00%) Visual Studio
4 88 (1.89%) TeamCity
5 87 (1.87%) JIRA
6 63 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
7 47 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
8 46 (0.99%) gulp
8 46 (0.99%) Maven
9 41 (0.88%) webpack
10 40 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 40 (0.86%) Subversion
11 37 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
12 36 (0.77%) Cucumber
12 36 (0.77%) Grunt
12 36 (0.77%) Selenium
13 32 (0.69%) PostCSS
14 26 (0.56%) ERwin
15 17 (0.37%) SpecFlow
16 16 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1,255 (26.95%) Finance
2 467 (10.03%) Retail
3 383 (8.22%) Banking
4 200 (4.29%) Marketing
5 194 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 147 (3.16%) Manufacturing
7 132 (2.83%) Advertising
8 71 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 68 (1.46%) Legal
10 56 (1.20%) Back Office
11 55 (1.18%) Front Office
12 47 (1.01%) Investment Banking
13 39 (0.84%) Games
14 38 (0.82%) German Language
15 36 (0.77%) Billing
16 31 (0.67%) Retail Banking
17 28 (0.60%) Law
18 26 (0.56%) Italian Language
19 25 (0.54%) Publishing
20 23 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 600 (12.88%) .NET
2 375 (8.05%) Web Services
3 273 (5.86%) HTML
4 258 (5.54%) REST
5 249 (5.35%) CSS
6 230 (4.94%) Node.js
7 211 (4.53%) XML
8 152 (3.26%) SOAP
9 151 (3.24%) AngularJS
10 141 (3.03%) Middleware
11 133 (2.86%) JSON
12 128 (2.75%) J2EE
13 127 (2.73%) Kafka
14 119 (2.56%) ASP.NET
15 110 (2.36%) Spring
16 106 (2.28%) RESTful
17 102 (2.19%) React
18 77 (1.65%) Ajax
19 75 (1.61%) HTML5
20 69 (1.48%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 318 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
2 274 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 219 (4.70%) Computer Science
4 195 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
5 182 (3.91%) Public Cloud
6 153 (3.29%) Management Information System
7 150 (3.22%) Greenfield Project
8 146 (3.14%) User Experience
9 140 (3.01%) Mobile App
10 101 (2.17%) Fintech
11 81 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
12 71 (1.52%) Private Cloud
13 67 (1.44%) Virtual Team
14 52 (1.12%) PKI
15 44 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
16 43 (0.92%) Data Structures
17 42 (0.90%) Algorithms
17 42 (0.90%) PMI
18 38 (0.82%) Enterprise Cloud
19 33 (0.71%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 416 (8.93%) Windows
2 262 (5.63%) Linux
3 103 (2.21%) Unix
4 78 (1.67%) Windows Server
5 71 (1.52%) Windows 10
6 70 (1.50%) Windows 7
7 56 (1.20%) Apple iOS
8 43 (0.92%) Android
9 39 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (0.34%) VMS
13 13 (0.28%) Solaris
14 10 (0.21%) CentOS
15 9 (0.19%) AIX
15 9 (0.19%) Kali Linux
15 9 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
16 7 (0.15%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.15%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.086%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,337 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
2 640 (13.74%) TOGAF
3 627 (13.46%) Presales
4 530 (11.38%) DevOps
5 502 (10.78%) Analytics
6 464 (9.96%) Enterprise Architecture
7 459 (9.86%) Migration
8 441 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
9 437 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 436 (9.36%) Microservices
11 426 (9.15%) SOA
12 384 (8.25%) IT Strategy
13 377 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
14 374 (8.03%) SDLC
15 332 (7.13%) Mentoring
16 330 (7.09%) CRM
17 309 (6.64%) Data Modelling
18 290 (6.23%) Software Engineering
19 277 (5.95%) Scrum
20 271 (5.82%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 842 (18.08%) Java
2 586 (12.58%) SQL
3 396 (8.50%) C#
4 385 (8.27%) JavaScript
5 315 (6.76%) Python
6 201 (4.32%) PowerShell
7 98 (2.10%) Scala
8 80 (1.72%) C
9 73 (1.57%) T-SQL
10 70 (1.50%) C++
11 65 (1.40%) Ruby
12 63 (1.35%) Bash Shell
13 53 (1.14%) Apex Code
14 47 (1.01%) Go
15 42 (0.90%) R
16 39 (0.84%) PHP
17 36 (0.77%) Shell Script
18 34 (0.73%) Java 8
19 32 (0.69%) Perl
20 28 (0.60%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 453 (9.73%) Degree
2 173 (3.71%) Cisco Certification
3 156 (3.35%) CISSP
4 139 (2.98%) TOGAF Certification
5 116 (2.49%) CCIE
6 114 (2.45%) Security Cleared
7 84 (1.80%) CISM
8 77 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
8 77 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 76 (1.63%) CCNP
10 75 (1.61%) SC Cleared
11 73 (1.57%) CCNA
12 59 (1.27%) AWS Certification
13 50 (1.07%) CISA
14 46 (0.99%) PMI Certification
15 39 (0.84%) CEH
16 33 (0.71%) CCDP
17 32 (0.69%) CCIE Security
18 29 (0.62%) MCSE
19 28 (0.60%) CCIE Data Center
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (2.96%) QA
2 96 (2.06%) Data Quality
3 92 (1.98%) GDPR
4 70 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 60 (1.29%) GCP
6 56 (1.20%) PCI DSS
7 48 (1.03%) COBIT
8 24 (0.52%) WCAG
9 20 (0.43%) PMO
10 12 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
11 10 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 9 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 7 (0.15%) HIPAA
13 7 (0.15%) ISO 9001
14 6 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 6 (0.13%) MiFID
15 5 (0.11%) SEPA
16 4 (0.086%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 3 (0.064%) HL7
17 3 (0.064%) JSP 440
System Software
1 273 (5.86%) Active Directory
2 206 (4.42%) Docker
3 183 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 90 (1.93%) Hyper-V
5 40 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 28 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
7 27 (0.58%) vSphere
8 23 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
9 22 (0.47%) VMware NSX
10 21 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
11 20 (0.43%) Apache Flume
12 17 (0.37%) HDFS
13 14 (0.30%) XenDesktop
14 13 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 12 (0.26%) BitLocker
16 10 (0.21%) XenApp
17 7 (0.15%) vCloud
18 4 (0.086%) etcd
18 4 (0.086%) Kamailio
18 4 (0.086%) LXC
Systems Management
1 140 (3.01%) Puppet
2 105 (2.25%) Ansible
3 97 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
4 81 (1.74%) Kubernetes
5 78 (1.67%) SCCM
6 56 (1.20%) Terraform
7 43 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
8 40 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
9 29 (0.62%) Salt
10 26 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
11 24 (0.52%) AirWatch
12 19 (0.41%) Mesos
13 18 (0.39%) SCVMM
14 12 (0.26%) CASB
14 12 (0.26%) Nagios
15 11 (0.24%) FortiGate
16 10 (0.21%) Packer
16 10 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 9 (0.19%) Core Impact
17 9 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 965 (20.72%) Microsoft
2 411 (8.83%) Oracle
3 338 (7.26%) Cisco
4 325 (6.98%) Google
5 272 (5.84%) VMware
6 247 (5.30%) SAP
7 182 (3.91%) Salesforce.com
8 170 (3.65%) IBM
9 122 (2.62%) EMC
10 112 (2.40%) NetApp
11 109 (2.34%) F5
12 97 (2.08%) Dell
13 96 (2.06%) Citrix
14 88 (1.89%) Splunk
15 76 (1.63%) hybris
16 70 (1.50%) Cognizant
17 68 (1.46%) Cloudera
18 66 (1.42%) Informatica
19 64 (1.37%) Tableau
20 63 (1.35%) Sitecore