The median annual salary for an Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 45 35
Rank change year-on-year +4 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 2219 2343 2629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.05% 5.85% 5.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.38% 6.10% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1729 1854 2189
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 £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.05% +0.76%  

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 34788 38440 42425
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.80% 95.91% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 28171 33459 35846
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +5 250 £80,000 - 53
Canary Wharf +8 47 £77,500 -17.33%
Westminster +2 30 £85,000 - 1
Heathrow +9 11 £62,500 +4.16%
West End of London +8 10 £57,500 -23.33% 8
Bromley -2 8 £90,000 +10.76%
Kingston Upon Thames - 8 £78,750 -
Docklands, London -1 7 £70,275 +7.29%
Uxbridge +1 5 £70,000 -31.70% 1
Wimbledon +6 3 £75,000 -
Hayes +7 2 - -
Hounslow -3 2 £80,000 +33.33%
Greenwich - 2 - -
Mayfair - 2 - -
Edgware - 2 £51,000 -
Chiswick -8 1 £80,000 +88.23% 1
Hammersmith -23 1 £75,000 -11.76%
Finchley - 1 £75,000 - 1
Chessington - 1 £65,000 -
Coulsdon - 1 £87,500 -
Sidcup - 1 £82,000 -
Ealing - 1 £110,000 -
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1271 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 1148 (26.06%) Finance
3 980 (22.25%) Java
4 770 (17.48%) TOGAF
5 718 (16.30%) Microsoft
6 673 (15.28%) SOA
7 671 (15.23%) Amazon AWS
8 642 (14.57%) Oracle
9 598 (13.58%) Enterprise Architecture
10 590 (13.39%) Retail
11 583 (13.23%) Microsoft Azure
12 554 (12.58%) .NET
13 480 (10.90%) SQL Server
14 463 (10.51%) Degree
15 460 (10.44%) Presales
16 452 (10.26%) Big Data
16 452 (10.26%) Banking
17 450 (10.22%) SQL
18 446 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
19 411 (9.33%) Web Services
20 396 (8.99%) JavaScript
21 395 (8.97%) Linux
22 379 (8.60%) IT Strategy
23 378 (8.58%) E-Commerce
24 374 (8.49%) Windows
25 372 (8.44%) DevOps
26 353 (8.01%) Enterprise Software
27 352 (7.99%) Migration
28 349 (7.92%) Analytics
29 335 (7.60%) Business Intelligence

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
1 215 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 143 (3.25%) Apache Spark
3 140 (3.18%) SharePoint
4 136 (3.09%) CMS
5 129 (2.93%) Apache
6 117 (2.66%) WebSphere
7 114 (2.59%) Tomcat
8 93 (2.11%) JBoss
9 65 (1.48%) WebLogic
10 54 (1.23%) Mule
11 52 (1.18%) MS Exchange
12 49 (1.11%) IIS
13 48 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 45 (1.02%) OpenStack
15 41 (0.93%) Apache Solr
15 41 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
16 38 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
17 33 (0.75%) Apache Pig
18 32 (0.73%) Anypoint
19 29 (0.66%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 62 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 31 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 29 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.27%) InVision
8 11 (0.25%) UXPin
9 3 (0.068%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.068%) SPSS
10 2 (0.045%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.023%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.023%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 63 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (1.18%) Oracle Retail
3 38 (0.86%) SAP S/4HANA
4 31 (0.70%) Eloqua
5 30 (0.68%) SAP Hybris
6 29 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
7 28 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
7 28 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
8 23 (0.52%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 21 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 20 (0.45%) Adobe Campaign
11 15 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
12 13 (0.30%) SAP HR
13 12 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 12 (0.27%) SAP CO
13 12 (0.27%) SAP FI
13 12 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
14 11 (0.25%) SAP ERP
14 11 (0.25%) SAP Retail
15 8 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 671 (15.23%) Amazon AWS
2 583 (13.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 325 (7.38%) SaaS
4 222 (5.04%) PaaS
5 217 (4.93%) IaaS
6 185 (4.20%) Cloud Computing
7 134 (3.04%) Office 365
8 73 (1.66%) GitHub
9 50 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 47 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
11 39 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 25 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
13 24 (0.54%) Force.com
14 23 (0.52%) Boomi
15 22 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
16 21 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
16 21 (0.48%) iPaaS
17 19 (0.43%) Amazon S3
18 17 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
19 13 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 218 (4.95%) Firewall
2 195 (4.43%) WAN
3 166 (3.77%) Internet
4 145 (3.29%) LAN
5 100 (2.27%) SAN
6 96 (2.18%) DNS
7 95 (2.16%) HTTP
8 85 (1.93%) MPLS
9 64 (1.45%) TCP/IP
10 55 (1.25%) Wireless
11 52 (1.18%) NAS
12 50 (1.14%) VoIP
13 46 (1.04%) VPN
14 45 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
15 43 (0.98%) DHCP
15 43 (0.98%) LDAP
16 42 (0.95%) Network Security
17 39 (0.89%) DMZ
18 33 (0.75%) iSCSI
19 32 (0.73%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 480 (10.90%) SQL Server
2 452 (10.26%) Big Data
3 271 (6.15%) Hadoop
4 252 (5.72%) NoSQL
5 240 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
6 195 (4.43%) Relational Database
7 151 (3.43%) MongoDB
8 148 (3.36%) MySQL
9 112 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
10 111 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 101 (2.29%) RDBMS
12 93 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
13 91 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 78 (1.77%) Apache Hive
15 73 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 63 (1.43%) HBase
16 63 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
17 62 (1.41%) Oracle Database
18 48 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
19 43 (0.98%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 149 (3.38%) Jenkins
2 111 (2.52%) Git (software)
3 66 (1.50%) JIRA
4 54 (1.23%) Visual Studio
5 53 (1.20%) Maven
6 51 (1.16%) Subversion
7 46 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 45 (1.02%) Talend Open Studio
9 29 (0.66%) Gradle
9 29 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
10 28 (0.64%) ERwin
11 27 (0.61%) Artifactory
11 27 (0.61%) Hudson
12 25 (0.57%) Selenium
13 24 (0.54%) Cucumber
14 23 (0.52%) webpack
15 22 (0.50%) Eclipse
16 21 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
17 20 (0.45%) TeamCity
18 19 (0.43%) Ant
General
1 1148 (26.06%) Finance
2 590 (13.39%) Retail
3 452 (10.26%) Banking
4 255 (5.79%) Marketing
5 193 (4.38%) Telecoms
6 106 (2.41%) Legal
7 97 (2.20%) Advertising
8 90 (2.04%) Investment Banking
9 80 (1.82%) Manufacturing
10 75 (1.70%) Back Office
11 62 (1.41%) Retail Banking
12 52 (1.18%) Games
13 37 (0.84%) Law
14 33 (0.75%) Financial Institution
15 32 (0.73%) Billing
16 29 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
17 27 (0.61%) Electronics
18 26 (0.59%) Front Office
19 21 (0.48%) Publishing
20 12 (0.27%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 554 (12.58%) .NET
2 411 (9.33%) Web Services
3 286 (6.49%) HTML
4 276 (6.27%) Middleware
5 270 (6.13%) XML
6 254 (5.77%) REST
7 234 (5.31%) CSS
8 181 (4.11%) SOAP
9 166 (3.77%) Spring
10 150 (3.41%) AngularJS
11 144 (3.27%) Node.js
12 124 (2.81%) Hibernate
13 118 (2.68%) J2EE
14 110 (2.50%) HTML5
15 100 (2.27%) RESTful
16 99 (2.25%) Kafka
17 95 (2.16%) JSON
18 94 (2.13%) JMS
19 88 (2.00%) ASP.NET
20 80 (1.82%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 353 (8.01%) Enterprise Software
2 307 (6.97%) Data Centre
3 291 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
4 238 (5.40%) Management Information System
5 221 (5.02%) Computer Science
6 159 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
7 121 (2.75%) User Experience
8 97 (2.20%) Fintech
8 97 (2.20%) Public Cloud
9 91 (2.07%) Mobile App
10 64 (1.45%) Data Structures
11 56 (1.27%) Virtual Team
12 55 (1.25%) N-Tier
13 53 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
14 52 (1.18%) Private Cloud
15 47 (1.07%) Clustering
16 41 (0.93%) Internet of Things
17 35 (0.79%) Blog
18 31 (0.70%) Algorithms
19 29 (0.66%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 395 (8.97%) Linux
2 374 (8.49%) Windows
3 106 (2.41%) Unix
4 93 (2.11%) Windows Server
5 62 (1.41%) Android
6 58 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 51 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 47 (1.07%) Solaris
9 37 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 36 (0.82%) Windows 7
11 28 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
13 21 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (0.45%) Windows Phone
15 11 (0.25%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.16%) Windows 10
17 4 (0.091%) AIX
18 3 (0.068%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.068%) VMS
19 2 (0.045%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1271 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 770 (17.48%) TOGAF
3 673 (15.28%) SOA
4 598 (13.58%) Enterprise Architecture
5 460 (10.44%) Presales
6 446 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 379 (8.60%) IT Strategy
8 378 (8.58%) E-Commerce
9 372 (8.44%) DevOps
10 352 (7.99%) Migration
11 349 (7.92%) Analytics
12 335 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
13 331 (7.51%) Technical Architecture
14 306 (6.95%) Scrum
15 302 (6.86%) CRM
15 302 (6.86%) Data Modelling
16 297 (6.74%) Zachman Framework
17 289 (6.56%) Open Source
18 274 (6.22%) Data Architecture
19 256 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 980 (22.25%) Java
2 450 (10.22%) SQL
3 396 (8.99%) JavaScript
4 256 (5.81%) Python
5 246 (5.58%) C#
6 123 (2.79%) Scala
7 105 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 93 (2.11%) PHP
9 92 (2.09%) C++
10 89 (2.02%) Ruby
11 82 (1.86%) Perl
12 77 (1.75%) C
12 77 (1.75%) T-SQL
13 56 (1.27%) Bash Shell
14 53 (1.20%) R
15 42 (0.95%) Go
16 32 (0.73%) Shell Script
17 31 (0.70%) PL/SQL
18 30 (0.68%) Apex Code
19 27 (0.61%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 463 (10.51%) Degree
2 154 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
3 102 (2.32%) CCNP
4 100 (2.27%) CISSP
5 84 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
6 78 (1.77%) CCIE
7 77 (1.75%) Security Cleared
8 59 (1.34%) CISM
9 40 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 39 (0.89%) Master's Degree
11 36 (0.82%) SC Cleared
12 33 (0.75%) PhD
13 29 (0.66%) DV Cleared
14 27 (0.61%) CISA
14 27 (0.61%) Postgraduate
15 24 (0.54%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 22 (0.50%) CCSP
17 20 (0.45%) AWS Certification
17 20 (0.45%) MCSE
18 19 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (3.93%) QA
2 110 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 60 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 49 (1.11%) PCI DSS
5 41 (0.93%) GDPR
6 31 (0.70%) COBIT
7 23 (0.52%) SEPA
8 20 (0.45%) SLA
9 18 (0.41%) MiFID
10 12 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 11 (0.25%) WCAG
12 9 (0.20%) Solvency II
13 7 (0.16%) GCP
14 6 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
14 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 5 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
15 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 4 (0.091%) FATCA
16 4 (0.091%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 4 (0.091%) NIST 800
System Software
1 212 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 171 (3.88%) Docker
3 157 (3.56%) Active Directory
4 94 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 41 (0.93%) HDFS
5 41 (0.93%) vCloud
6 39 (0.89%) vSphere
7 35 (0.79%) XenApp
8 34 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
9 33 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
10 29 (0.66%) Apache Flume
11 26 (0.59%) XenDesktop
12 16 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
13 14 (0.32%) NFS
14 13 (0.30%) KVM
15 12 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
15 12 (0.27%) SRDF
15 12 (0.27%) Xen
16 6 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 5 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 124 (2.81%) Puppet
2 92 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
3 91 (2.07%) Kubernetes
4 83 (1.88%) Ansible
5 37 (0.84%) Control-M
6 36 (0.82%) Terraform
7 30 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
8 29 (0.66%) Mesos
9 28 (0.64%) SCCM
10 20 (0.45%) MOM
10 20 (0.45%) Rundeck
11 18 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 16 (0.36%) vCenter Server
13 15 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 14 (0.32%) CloudHub
14 14 (0.32%) Consul
15 13 (0.30%) Marathon
16 11 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
17 10 (0.23%) Salt
18 9 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 718 (16.30%) Microsoft
2 642 (14.57%) Oracle
3 302 (6.86%) VMware
4 249 (5.65%) IBM
5 234 (5.31%) Cisco
6 219 (4.97%) SAP
7 193 (4.38%) Cognizant
8 146 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
9 115 (2.61%) Google
10 102 (2.32%) Adobe
11 80 (1.82%) Citrix
12 77 (1.75%) MuleSoft
12 77 (1.75%) TIBCO
13 74 (1.68%) Juniper
14 72 (1.63%) hybris
15 69 (1.57%) Informatica
16 63 (1.43%) CheckPoint
17 61 (1.38%) Tableau
18 59 (1.34%) CA
19 54 (1.23%) webMethods
City, London
Empiric
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £70k to 78k + Bonus + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-80,000 + excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
HFG
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per day + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum Plus package and great company cultu
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West London
Leidos
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Inspire Corporation Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + associated benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bluewolf
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Networkers
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
HSBC
Posted: 11 hours ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum plus 20% bonus and package
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
GK Recruitment
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + car allowance (includes bonus)
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits, negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday