The median annual salary for a Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
England / London
Rank 33 46 34
Rank change year-on-year +13 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 2181 2325 2635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.57% 5.60% 6.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.86% 5.83% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1673 1869 2137
Median salary £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £97,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 31786 39894 40068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.09% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26873 34408 33640
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 275 £80,000 +3.22% 76
Canary Wharf 0 30 £82,500 +3.12%
Bromley - 22 £70,000 -
Westminster +7 20 £85,000 +13.33%
Docklands, London +7 16 £44,000 -37.14%
Kingston Upon Thames +18 8 £87,500 +20.68%
Feltham - 7 £67,500 -
Croydon +13 5 £67,750 +32.19%
Edgware +1 4 £100,000 -
Greenwich 0 4 - - 1
Heathrow -3 3 £49,500 -
Sidcup - 3 £66,000 -
Hayes +11 2 £72,500 +7.40%
West End of London +1 2 £100,000 +26.98% 10
Barnet - 2 - -
Wimbledon +11 1 £75,000 - 1
Wembley +1 1 £57,500 -16.05% 2
Ealing - 1 £83,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Architect
England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 1141 (26.46%) Agile Software Development
2 1136 (26.35%) Finance
3 989 (22.94%) Java
4 802 (18.60%) TOGAF
5 727 (16.86%) Oracle
6 687 (15.93%) SOA
7 686 (15.91%) Microsoft
8 640 (14.84%) Amazon AWS
9 610 (14.15%) Microsoft Azure
10 589 (13.66%) Retail
11 558 (12.94%) Enterprise Architecture
12 537 (12.45%) .NET
13 534 (12.38%) Degree
14 498 (11.55%) Big Data
15 478 (11.09%) Presales
16 465 (10.78%) Banking
17 458 (10.62%) E-Commerce
18 431 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
19 398 (9.23%) IT Strategy
20 394 (9.14%) SQL Server
21 392 (9.09%) Analytics
22 388 (9.00%) Web Services
23 381 (8.84%) Windows
24 380 (8.81%) SQL
25 376 (8.72%) Linux
26 373 (8.65%) Technical Architecture
27 367 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
28 346 (8.02%) DevOps
29 344 (7.98%) JavaScript
30 339 (7.86%) VMware

Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 241 (5.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 156 (3.62%) WebSphere
3 140 (3.25%) Apache Spark
4 139 (3.22%) Apache
5 122 (2.83%) SharePoint
6 117 (2.71%) JBoss
7 110 (2.55%) Tomcat
8 103 (2.39%) CMS
9 100 (2.32%) IIS
10 63 (1.46%) Mule
11 62 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 58 (1.35%) Apache Pig
13 54 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
14 53 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
15 50 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
16 44 (1.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 42 (0.97%) WebLogic
18 40 (0.93%) OpenStack
19 39 (0.90%) Mule ESB
20 34 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 254 (5.89%) MS Excel
2 73 (1.69%) MS Office
3 40 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 35 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (0.51%) MS Project
6 12 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
7 9 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.14%) InVision
9 4 (0.093%) UXPin
10 3 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.070%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.046%) InDesign
12 1 (0.023%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 53 (1.23%) Oracle Retail
2 44 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 33 (0.77%) RMDS
4 31 (0.72%) SAP Hybris
5 29 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
6 25 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
6 25 (0.58%) SAP ERP
7 23 (0.53%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 22 (0.51%) SAP HR
9 20 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
10 17 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
10 17 (0.39%) SAP ECC
10 17 (0.39%) SAP MDM
11 16 (0.37%) Eloqua
12 14 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
13 10 (0.23%) SAP CO
13 10 (0.23%) SAP FI
13 10 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
14 9 (0.21%) Temenos T24
15 8 (0.19%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 640 (14.84%) Amazon AWS
2 610 (14.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 268 (6.22%) SaaS
4 187 (4.34%) PaaS
5 156 (3.62%) Cloud Computing
6 146 (3.39%) IaaS
7 134 (3.11%) Office 365
8 42 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
9 38 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
10 37 (0.86%) GitHub
11 27 (0.63%) Force.com
12 21 (0.49%) Yammer
13 20 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 19 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
15 18 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
16 13 (0.30%) OpenShift
17 12 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
17 12 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 11 (0.26%) Boomi
19 10 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 198 (4.59%) WAN
2 182 (4.22%) Firewall
3 175 (4.06%) LAN
4 131 (3.04%) SAN
5 130 (3.01%) HTTP
6 119 (2.76%) Internet
7 88 (2.04%) DNS
8 84 (1.95%) NAS
9 81 (1.88%) MPLS
10 74 (1.72%) VPN
11 72 (1.67%) Multicast
12 67 (1.55%) Network Security
13 64 (1.48%) Wireless
14 62 (1.44%) iSCSI
15 60 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
16 56 (1.30%) FCoE
17 53 (1.23%) TCP/IP
18 51 (1.18%) LDAP
19 48 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
20 43 (1.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 498 (11.55%) Big Data
2 394 (9.14%) SQL Server
3 321 (7.44%) Hadoop
4 303 (7.03%) Data Warehouse
5 244 (5.66%) NoSQL
6 215 (4.99%) Relational Database
7 144 (3.34%) MongoDB
8 112 (2.60%) RDBMS
9 106 (2.46%) HBase
10 97 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
11 93 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 88 (2.04%) Apache Hive
12 88 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 74 (1.72%) MySQL
14 71 (1.65%) Oracle Database
15 66 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 64 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
17 54 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
18 52 (1.21%) Sqoop
19 49 (1.14%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 129 (2.99%) Jenkins
2 105 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 53 (1.23%) Talend Open Studio
4 50 (1.16%) Maven
5 44 (1.02%) JIRA
6 42 (0.97%) Gradle
6 42 (0.97%) Visual Studio
7 36 (0.83%) Subversion
8 35 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 34 (0.79%) ERwin
10 31 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
11 30 (0.70%) Eclipse
12 28 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
13 27 (0.63%) Artifactory
14 25 (0.58%) TeamCity
15 21 (0.49%) Selenium
16 18 (0.42%) IntelliJ
17 17 (0.39%) Axure RP
18 15 (0.35%) Ant
19 13 (0.30%) JUnit
General
1 1136 (26.35%) Finance
2 589 (13.66%) Retail
3 465 (10.78%) Banking
4 238 (5.52%) Marketing
5 223 (5.17%) Telecoms
6 124 (2.88%) Advertising
7 111 (2.57%) Investment Banking
8 96 (2.23%) Legal
9 88 (2.04%) Back Office
10 66 (1.53%) Games
11 58 (1.35%) Front Office
12 56 (1.30%) Manufacturing
13 51 (1.18%) Retail Banking
14 48 (1.11%) Publishing
15 38 (0.88%) Financial Institution
16 33 (0.77%) Law
17 27 (0.63%) Billing
18 18 (0.42%) Automotive
18 18 (0.42%) Electronics
19 15 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 537 (12.45%) .NET
2 388 (9.00%) Web Services
3 331 (7.68%) Middleware
4 263 (6.10%) XML
5 262 (6.08%) HTML
6 205 (4.75%) REST
7 172 (3.99%) CSS
8 163 (3.78%) SOAP
9 153 (3.55%) AngularJS
10 137 (3.18%) Node.js
11 124 (2.88%) J2EE
12 119 (2.76%) RESTful
12 119 (2.76%) Spring
13 104 (2.41%) JSON
14 92 (2.13%) Java EE
15 91 (2.11%) ASP.NET
16 85 (1.97%) .NET Framework
16 85 (1.97%) HTML5
16 85 (1.97%) Kafka
17 68 (1.58%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 316 (7.33%) Data Centre
2 310 (7.19%) Enterprise Software
3 282 (6.54%) Computer Science
4 270 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
5 189 (4.38%) Management Information System
6 116 (2.69%) User Experience
7 89 (2.06%) Mobile App
8 80 (1.86%) Fintech
9 78 (1.81%) Public Cloud
10 57 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
11 51 (1.18%) Clustering
12 50 (1.16%) Data Structures
13 45 (1.04%) N-Tier
14 44 (1.02%) Private Cloud
14 44 (1.02%) Social Media
15 42 (0.97%) Virtual Team
16 39 (0.90%) FMCG
17 38 (0.88%) Client/Server
18 36 (0.83%) Algorithms
19 33 (0.77%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 381 (8.84%) Windows
2 376 (8.72%) Linux
3 118 (2.74%) Unix
4 102 (2.37%) Windows Server
5 77 (1.79%) Solaris
6 68 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 62 (1.44%) Android
8 61 (1.41%) Apple iOS
9 35 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 34 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 33 (0.77%) Windows 7
12 20 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (0.37%) Windows 8
14 11 (0.26%) CentOS
14 11 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
15 9 (0.21%) Windows 10
16 6 (0.14%) Windows Phone
17 4 (0.093%) VMS
18 3 (0.070%) Ubuntu
19 2 (0.046%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1141 (26.46%) Agile Software Development
2 802 (18.60%) TOGAF
3 687 (15.93%) SOA
4 558 (12.94%) Enterprise Architecture
5 478 (11.09%) Presales
6 458 (10.62%) E-Commerce
7 431 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 398 (9.23%) IT Strategy
9 392 (9.09%) Analytics
10 373 (8.65%) Technical Architecture
11 367 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
12 346 (8.02%) DevOps
13 326 (7.56%) Mentoring
14 321 (7.44%) Open Source
15 312 (7.24%) Zachman Framework
16 305 (7.07%) Data Architecture
17 297 (6.89%) CRM
18 294 (6.82%) Data Modelling
19 286 (6.63%) Project Management
20 263 (6.10%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 989 (22.94%) Java
2 380 (8.81%) SQL
3 344 (7.98%) JavaScript
4 263 (6.10%) C#
5 202 (4.68%) Python
6 112 (2.60%) Scala
7 105 (2.44%) C
8 101 (2.34%) Ruby
9 90 (2.09%) PowerShell
10 83 (1.92%) C++
11 58 (1.35%) Perl
12 50 (1.16%) PHP
13 47 (1.09%) T-SQL
14 42 (0.97%) Bash Shell
15 28 (0.65%) R
16 25 (0.58%) Apex Code
17 21 (0.49%) Groovy
17 21 (0.49%) Shell Script
18 19 (0.44%) VBScript
19 18 (0.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 534 (12.38%) Degree
2 138 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
3 110 (2.55%) CISSP
4 88 (2.04%) CCIE
5 81 (1.88%) CCNP
6 80 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 73 (1.69%) PhD
8 71 (1.65%) Postgraduate
9 63 (1.46%) CISM
10 57 (1.32%) Security Cleared
11 53 (1.23%) CISA
12 35 (0.81%) SC Cleared
13 33 (0.77%) MCSE
14 27 (0.63%) CCNA
15 26 (0.60%) DV Cleared
16 25 (0.58%) CCDP
17 23 (0.53%) MCSA
18 21 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 20 (0.46%) CEH
20 19 (0.44%) GSNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (3.11%) QA
2 123 (2.85%) Data Quality
3 47 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 42 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 21 (0.49%) MiFID
6 18 (0.42%) SEPA
7 16 (0.37%) GDPR
8 12 (0.28%) SLA
9 10 (0.23%) COBIT
10 9 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
10 9 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.093%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 4 (0.093%) PMO
13 3 (0.070%) GCP
13 3 (0.070%) SDET
14 2 (0.046%) BS7799
14 2 (0.046%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.046%) ISO20022
14 2 (0.046%) TARGET2
System Software
1 262 (6.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 157 (3.64%) Active Directory
3 138 (3.20%) Hyper-V
4 109 (2.53%) Docker
5 57 (1.32%) KVM
6 55 (1.28%) NFS
7 54 (1.25%) Apache Flume
7 54 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
7 54 (1.25%) Xen
8 52 (1.21%) SRDF
9 51 (1.18%) HDFS
10 36 (0.83%) vCloud
11 31 (0.72%) VMware ESX
12 28 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
13 25 (0.58%) vSphere
14 19 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
15 17 (0.39%) XenApp
16 14 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
17 5 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
17 5 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 145 (3.36%) Puppet
2 101 (2.34%) Ansible
3 94 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (0.79%) Kubernetes
5 29 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
6 22 (0.51%) Mesos
7 20 (0.46%) SCCM
8 17 (0.39%) Nagios
8 17 (0.39%) Rundeck
9 16 (0.37%) Cisco Prime
9 16 (0.37%) Oozie
10 15 (0.35%) Control-M
10 15 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 13 (0.30%) Graphite
12 12 (0.28%) AirWatch
12 12 (0.28%) Terraform
13 11 (0.26%) MOM
13 11 (0.26%) Salt
14 9 (0.21%) HP Fortify
14 9 (0.21%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 727 (16.86%) Oracle
2 686 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 339 (7.86%) VMware
4 296 (6.86%) Cisco
5 282 (6.54%) IBM
6 176 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
7 172 (3.99%) SAP
8 106 (2.46%) Adobe
9 104 (2.41%) Cognizant
10 102 (2.37%) TIBCO
11 94 (2.18%) hybris
12 91 (2.11%) EMC
13 89 (2.06%) Juniper
13 89 (2.06%) MuleSoft
14 87 (2.02%) Informatica
15 84 (1.95%) Google
16 76 (1.76%) NetApp
16 76 (1.76%) webMethods
17 73 (1.69%) Citrix
17 73 (1.69%) Red Hat
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £950000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
HFG
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £90,000 + very generous bonus and car allowance plus much mo
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £81000 per annum, Benefits Plus 25K bonus and 6K Car
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k base, Car, Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
GK Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
North West London
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £75000 - £76000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Empiric.com
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £ 85,000 + car allowance (5.9k) + bonus (10-15%) + pension + hea
Posted: 2 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
set2recruit
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum (Incl Bonuses)
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Stott & May
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £90000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Manager - £70K - £85k + 6.5k car allowance + 11% bonus + additional be
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £58000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago