Period
to

The median annual salary for an Architect was £94,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

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 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 68 48 46
Rank change year-on-year -20 -2 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 3,786 2,083 2,287
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 5.40% 6.12% 5.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% 6.69% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2,171 1,630 1,713
10th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
25th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £73,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £94,000 £86,750 £87,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.36% -0.86% +2.94%
75th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £105,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £110,000 £122,500
England median annual salary £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%

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 64,398 31,116 37,086
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.85% 91.45% 94.50%
Number of salaries quoted 33,804 24,200 30,533
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in London

Architect
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Architect in London.

Salary trend for Architect in London

Architect
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Architect in London over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

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 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +5 477 £90,000 - 135
East London +2 73 £90,000 +20.00% 20
West London -56 54 £85,000 +4.94% 24
South London -67 22 £80,250 +3.55% 7
North London -35 2 £90,000 +2.86% 5
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, Architect job roles required the following 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 1,400 (36.98%) Azure
2 1,307 (34.52%) Agile
3 1,176 (31.06%) AWS
4 1,082 (28.58%) Finance
5 1,038 (27.42%) Social Skills
6 860 (22.72%) DevOps
7 650 (17.17%) Microservices
8 616 (16.27%) Analytics
9 589 (15.56%) Microsoft
10 588 (15.53%) GCP
11 555 (14.66%) CI/CD
12 525 (13.87%) SaaS
13 516 (13.63%) Java
14 506 (13.37%) Data Modelling
15 496 (13.10%) Degree
16 494 (13.05%) Migration
17 493 (13.02%) Python
18 470 (12.41%) Big Data
19 459 (12.12%) Kubernetes
20 437 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
21 434 (11.46%) PaaS
22 432 (11.41%) SQL
23 426 (11.25%) Data Architecture
24 425 (11.23%) TOGAF
25 420 (11.09%) Thought Leadership
26 393 (10.38%) Enterprise Architecture
27 392 (10.35%) Stakeholder Management
28 376 (9.93%) Mentoring
29 373 (9.85%) Banking
30 364 (9.61%) IT Strategy

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
1 134 (3.54%) Apache Spark
2 84 (2.22%) Apache
3 82 (2.17%) CMS
4 74 (1.95%) SharePoint
5 52 (1.37%) OpenStack
6 45 (1.19%) IIS
7 36 (0.95%) Apache Airflow
8 33 (0.87%) Confluence
9 32 (0.85%) WebSphere
10 29 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
11 28 (0.74%) Mule
12 25 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
13 24 (0.63%) Headless CMS
14 22 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 19 (0.50%) SAS
16 17 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
16 17 (0.45%) Jetty
17 16 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 13 (0.34%) MS Exchange
19 12 (0.32%) Drupal
Applications
1 29 (0.77%) MS Visio
2 18 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.079%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.079%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.053%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.026%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.026%) InVision
7 1 (0.026%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.026%) Sketch
7 1 (0.026%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 48 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.87%) SAP S/4HANA
3 20 (0.53%) Distributed Ledger
3 20 (0.53%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 17 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
5 15 (0.40%) Markit EDM
6 13 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
7 12 (0.32%) SimCorp Dimension
7 12 (0.32%) thinkFolio
8 11 (0.29%) Avolution ABACUS
9 10 (0.26%) SAP SCM
10 8 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
10 8 (0.21%) Magento
10 8 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
10 8 (0.21%) Social Studio
11 7 (0.18%) SAP CRM
11 7 (0.18%) SAP ERP
11 7 (0.18%) SAP IBP
11 7 (0.18%) Workday HCM
12 6 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1,400 (36.98%) Azure
2 1,176 (31.06%) AWS
3 588 (15.53%) GCP
4 525 (13.87%) SaaS
5 434 (11.46%) PaaS
6 344 (9.09%) IaaS
7 320 (8.45%) Serverless
8 233 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
9 167 (4.41%) Power Platform
10 165 (4.36%) Microsoft 365
11 119 (3.14%) Snowflake
12 90 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
13 88 (2.32%) AWS Lambda
14 69 (1.82%) Azure Data Factory
15 65 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
16 62 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
17 61 (1.61%) Azure Synapse Analytics
18 60 (1.58%) Amazon EKS
19 59 (1.56%) Amazon S3
20 55 (1.45%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 125 (3.30%) Firewall
2 105 (2.77%) Network Security
3 80 (2.11%) Internet
4 69 (1.82%) WAN
5 55 (1.45%) VPN
6 52 (1.37%) Wireless
7 45 (1.19%) LAN
8 41 (1.08%) Broadband
8 41 (1.08%) SD-WAN
9 40 (1.06%) DNS
10 34 (0.90%) TCP/IP
11 31 (0.82%) MPLS
12 26 (0.69%) Ethernet
13 25 (0.66%) IPv6
14 24 (0.63%) 2G
14 24 (0.63%) 3G
14 24 (0.63%) 4G
14 24 (0.63%) BGP
14 24 (0.63%) Diameter Protocol
14 24 (0.63%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 470 (12.41%) Big Data
2 325 (8.58%) Data Warehouse
3 208 (5.49%) Data Lake
4 180 (4.75%) SQL Server
5 176 (4.65%) NoSQL
6 117 (3.09%) Power BI
7 96 (2.54%) Metadata
8 85 (2.25%) Hadoop
9 83 (2.19%) Relational Database
10 65 (1.72%) MySQL
11 56 (1.48%) MongoDB
12 55 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
13 53 (1.40%) Tableau
14 51 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
14 51 (1.35%) BigQuery
15 50 (1.32%) Data Mining
15 50 (1.32%) GIS
16 48 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
17 37 (0.98%) Data Vault
18 30 (0.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 137 (3.62%) Jenkins
2 104 (2.75%) Git (software)
3 85 (2.25%) JIRA
4 57 (1.51%) TeamCity
5 54 (1.43%) Cucumber
5 54 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
6 48 (1.27%) Maven
7 47 (1.24%) JUnit
8 46 (1.22%) Selenium
9 43 (1.14%) GitLab
10 39 (1.03%) Bitbucket
11 35 (0.92%) ERwin
12 27 (0.71%) Appium
12 27 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 24 (0.63%) Ant
14 21 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 21 (0.55%) Gradle
15 18 (0.48%) Calabash
15 18 (0.48%) WatiN
15 18 (0.48%) WATIR
General
1 1,082 (28.58%) Finance
2 1,038 (27.42%) Social Skills
3 373 (9.85%) Banking
4 334 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
5 227 (6.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 219 (5.78%) Marketing
7 204 (5.39%) Retail
8 134 (3.54%) Presentation Skills
9 131 (3.46%) Influencing Skills
10 128 (3.38%) Public Sector
11 111 (2.93%) Law
12 92 (2.43%) Telecoms
13 89 (2.35%) Financial Institution
14 81 (2.14%) Legal
15 71 (1.88%) Advertising
16 67 (1.77%) Games
17 60 (1.58%) Front Office
18 54 (1.43%) Police
19 47 (1.24%) Documentation Skills
20 46 (1.22%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (8.80%) .NET
2 181 (4.78%) React
3 157 (4.15%) REST
4 150 (3.96%) Node.js
5 120 (3.17%) Web Services
6 104 (2.75%) HTML
7 103 (2.72%) XML
8 101 (2.67%) Kafka
9 99 (2.61%) JSON
10 95 (2.51%) AngularJS
11 84 (2.22%) CSS
12 80 (2.11%) Spring
13 79 (2.09%) .NET Core
14 78 (2.06%) SOAP
15 70 (1.85%) ARM Templates
16 69 (1.82%) Spring Boot
17 57 (1.51%) HTML5
18 54 (1.43%) RESTful
19 53 (1.40%) ASP.NET
19 53 (1.40%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 339 (8.95%) Public Cloud
2 333 (8.80%) Cloud Native
3 217 (5.73%) Data Centre
4 159 (4.20%) Management Information System
4 159 (4.20%) User Experience
5 149 (3.94%) Hybrid Cloud
6 122 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
7 95 (2.51%) IoT
8 94 (2.48%) Data Structures
9 85 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
10 76 (2.01%) Virtual Team
11 75 (1.98%) Blog
12 68 (1.80%) Private Cloud
13 66 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
13 66 (1.74%) Hedge funds
14 64 (1.69%) Blockchain
15 55 (1.45%) Fixed Income
16 49 (1.29%) Mobile App
17 45 (1.19%) Algorithms
17 45 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 251 (6.63%) Linux
2 184 (4.86%) Windows
3 82 (2.17%) Unix
4 32 (0.85%) Apple iOS
5 29 (0.77%) Windows 10
6 27 (0.71%) Windows Server
7 25 (0.66%) Android
8 18 (0.48%) VMS
9 14 (0.37%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.18%) Kali Linux
11 7 (0.18%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.079%) Solaris
12 3 (0.079%) tvOS
12 3 (0.079%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.079%) Windows Server 2016
12 3 (0.079%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (0.053%) HPUX
13 2 (0.053%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,307 (34.52%) Agile
2 860 (22.72%) DevOps
3 650 (17.17%) Microservices
4 616 (16.27%) Analytics
5 555 (14.66%) CI/CD
6 506 (13.37%) Data Modelling
7 494 (13.05%) Migration
8 437 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
9 426 (11.25%) Data Architecture
10 425 (11.23%) TOGAF
11 420 (11.09%) Thought Leadership
12 393 (10.38%) Enterprise Architecture
13 392 (10.35%) Stakeholder Management
14 376 (9.93%) Mentoring
15 364 (9.61%) IT Strategy
16 359 (9.48%) Computer Science
17 350 (9.24%) Cybersecurity
18 310 (8.19%) Presales
18 310 (8.19%) Software Engineering
19 305 (8.06%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 516 (13.63%) Java
2 493 (13.02%) Python
3 432 (11.41%) SQL
4 308 (8.14%) JavaScript
5 264 (6.97%) C#
6 166 (4.38%) PowerShell
7 82 (2.17%) Bash
8 75 (1.98%) TypeScript
9 52 (1.37%) PHP
10 50 (1.32%) Go
10 50 (1.32%) Scala
11 40 (1.06%) C
12 33 (0.87%) Apex Code
13 32 (0.85%) C++
14 23 (0.61%) Groovy
15 21 (0.55%) R
16 20 (0.53%) Ruby
17 14 (0.37%) T-SQL
18 13 (0.34%) Kotlin
19 11 (0.29%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 496 (13.10%) Degree
2 136 (3.59%) Security Cleared
3 114 (3.01%) TOGAF Certification
4 96 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 83 (2.19%) CISSP
6 78 (2.06%) SC Cleared
7 76 (2.01%) AWS Certification
8 67 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
9 57 (1.51%) PhD
10 46 (1.22%) CCIE
11 44 (1.16%) Master's Degree
11 44 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 38 (1.00%) CISM
13 26 (0.69%) OCP
13 26 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
14 20 (0.53%) CCNP
15 19 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
16 18 (0.48%) CCIE Service Provider
17 17 (0.45%) GIAC
18 14 (0.37%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (4.44%) Data Quality
2 137 (3.62%) GDPR
3 132 (3.49%) QA
4 103 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 98 (2.59%) NIST
6 46 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials
6 46 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 22 (0.58%) SLA
8 18 (0.48%) PCI DSS
9 12 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.24%) GRC
11 8 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 8 (0.21%) SEPA
12 7 (0.18%) MiFID
12 7 (0.18%) NCSC
13 6 (0.16%) Accessibility
13 6 (0.16%) COBIT
13 6 (0.16%) EMIR
13 6 (0.16%) PMO
14 5 (0.13%) IASME
System Software
1 282 (7.45%) Docker
2 129 (3.41%) Active Directory
3 89 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
5 35 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
6 27 (0.71%) Hyper-V
7 18 (0.48%) vSphere
8 15 (0.40%) KVM
9 12 (0.32%) VMware NSX
10 9 (0.24%) LXC
10 9 (0.24%) Xen
10 9 (0.24%) XenApp
10 9 (0.24%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.21%) Firmware
12 4 (0.11%) Apache Flume
12 4 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.053%) NDS
13 2 (0.053%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.026%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 459 (12.12%) Kubernetes
2 228 (6.02%) Terraform
3 141 (3.72%) Ansible
4 115 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
5 86 (2.27%) Puppet
6 80 (2.11%) SCCM
7 46 (1.22%) Single Sign-On
8 26 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
9 22 (0.58%) Istio
10 21 (0.55%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 20 (0.53%) Rancher
12 19 (0.50%) CASB
13 15 (0.40%) Kiali
14 10 (0.26%) vCenter Server
15 9 (0.24%) Grafana
15 9 (0.24%) Mesos
15 9 (0.24%) PingFederate
15 9 (0.24%) Prometheus
16 8 (0.21%) Consul
17 6 (0.16%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 589 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 267 (7.05%) Salesforce.com
3 255 (6.74%) Google
4 209 (5.52%) Oracle
5 136 (3.59%) VMware
6 130 (3.43%) SAP
7 120 (3.17%) Adobe
8 119 (3.14%) Databricks
9 86 (2.27%) MuleSoft
10 83 (2.19%) Dell
11 78 (2.06%) Apple
12 76 (2.01%) Informatica
13 66 (1.74%) Cisco
14 58 (1.53%) Citrix
15 54 (1.43%) ServiceNow
16 46 (1.22%) IBM
16 46 (1.22%) Palo Alto
17 35 (0.92%) hybris
18 32 (0.85%) Charles River
19 31 (0.82%) Teradata