Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 34 43
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 4,297 4,400 4,937
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.15% 6.37% 5.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.46% 6.64% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3,420 3,516 4,106
London median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £101,750
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +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 66,543 66,281 82,609
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.22% 95.90% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 55,004 56,476 70,639
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 £90,000 £87,500 £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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -3 737 £80,000 +1.27% 137
West London -24 119 £77,500 +3.33% 65
East London -25 49 £67,500 -15.63% 13
South London -54 36 £75,000 +11.11% 4
North London -34 5 £77,500 +12.32% 2
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 1,205 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1,171 (27.25%) Finance
3 873 (20.32%) Microsoft
4 832 (19.36%) Java
5 803 (18.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 745 (17.34%) Amazon AWS
7 672 (15.64%) TOGAF
8 578 (13.45%) SQL
9 546 (12.71%) .NET
10 527 (12.26%) Enterprise Architecture
11 503 (11.71%) Big Data
12 487 (11.33%) Analytics
12 487 (11.33%) DevOps
13 461 (10.73%) Presales
14 453 (10.54%) Degree
15 423 (9.84%) Migration
16 418 (9.73%) Microservices
17 413 (9.61%) Oracle
18 408 (9.49%) SQL Server
19 397 (9.24%) Banking
20 396 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
21 391 (9.10%) Retail
22 386 (8.98%) Business Intelligence
23 384 (8.94%) IT Strategy
24 382 (8.89%) CRM
25 374 (8.70%) SOA
26 372 (8.66%) Web Services
27 363 (8.45%) C#
28 360 (8.38%) IaaS
29 358 (8.33%) PaaS

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
1 169 (3.93%) Apache Spark
2 129 (3.00%) SharePoint
3 80 (1.86%) CMS
4 65 (1.51%) WebSphere
5 55 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 48 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
7 46 (1.07%) OpenStack
8 45 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
9 42 (0.98%) Apache
10 41 (0.95%) Skype for Business
11 33 (0.77%) Tomcat
12 30 (0.70%) Confluence
12 30 (0.70%) SAS
13 29 (0.67%) Apache Solr
13 29 (0.67%) IIS
14 28 (0.65%) MS Exchange
15 26 (0.61%) JBoss
16 20 (0.47%) Apache Pig
16 20 (0.47%) Liferay
17 17 (0.40%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 46 (1.07%) MS Visio
2 44 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.12%) SPSS
6 4 (0.093%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.093%) InVision
7 3 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.070%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.070%) UXPin
8 2 (0.047%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.023%) Weka
Business Applications
1 139 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 56 (1.30%) SAP S/4HANA
3 46 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
4 39 (0.91%) SAP Hybris
5 16 (0.37%) SAP CO
5 16 (0.37%) SAP FI
5 16 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
5 16 (0.37%) Scribe Insight
6 14 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
7 12 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
7 12 (0.28%) NetSuite
8 11 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 10 (0.23%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
10 9 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
10 9 (0.21%) SAP BPC
11 8 (0.19%) Magento
12 7 (0.16%) SAP SCM
12 7 (0.16%) Temenos T24
13 6 (0.14%) Maximo
13 6 (0.14%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 803 (18.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 745 (17.34%) Amazon AWS
3 360 (8.38%) IaaS
4 358 (8.33%) PaaS
5 357 (8.31%) SaaS
6 209 (4.86%) Office 365
7 133 (3.10%) Google Cloud Platform
8 107 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
9 85 (1.98%) Dynamics 365
10 56 (1.30%) Serverless
11 51 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
12 33 (0.77%) Azure Data Factory
13 31 (0.72%) OneDrive
13 31 (0.72%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 28 (0.65%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
15 24 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
15 24 (0.56%) Force.com
16 23 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
16 23 (0.54%) GitHub
17 19 (0.44%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 156 (3.63%) Firewall
2 126 (2.93%) WAN
3 119 (2.77%) Wireless
4 107 (2.49%) Network Security
5 96 (2.23%) LAN
6 74 (1.72%) Unified Communications
7 62 (1.44%) HTTP
8 58 (1.35%) Internet
9 50 (1.16%) VPN
10 49 (1.14%) MPLS
11 44 (1.02%) TCP/IP
12 39 (0.91%) DNS
13 38 (0.88%) SSL
14 37 (0.86%) VoIP
15 32 (0.74%) Skype
16 29 (0.67%) BGP
17 28 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
18 26 (0.61%) SAN
19 24 (0.56%) OSPF
20 22 (0.51%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 503 (11.71%) Big Data
2 408 (9.49%) SQL Server
3 289 (6.73%) Data Warehouse
4 234 (5.45%) Hadoop
5 220 (5.12%) NoSQL
6 145 (3.37%) Relational Database
7 117 (2.72%) MongoDB
8 103 (2.40%) Apache Hive
9 95 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 91 (2.12%) Data Lake
10 91 (2.12%) MySQL
11 86 (2.00%) Power BI
12 85 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
13 67 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 67 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 61 (1.42%) RDBMS
15 49 (1.14%) HBase
16 44 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
17 43 (1.00%) Oracle Database
18 42 (0.98%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 134 (3.12%) Jenkins
2 111 (2.58%) Git (software)
3 74 (1.72%) Visual Studio
4 56 (1.30%) JIRA
5 54 (1.26%) Maven
6 43 (1.00%) TeamCity
7 40 (0.93%) Subversion
8 34 (0.79%) Selenium
9 29 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
10 28 (0.65%) gulp
11 26 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 26 (0.61%) Cucumber
12 23 (0.54%) Eclipse
12 23 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
13 19 (0.44%) Grunt
13 19 (0.44%) webpack
14 18 (0.42%) Artifactory
15 15 (0.35%) PostCSS
15 15 (0.35%) SpecFlow
16 12 (0.28%) ERwin
General
1 1,171 (27.25%) Finance
2 397 (9.24%) Banking
3 391 (9.10%) Retail
4 153 (3.56%) Telecoms
5 148 (3.44%) Marketing
6 114 (2.65%) Manufacturing
7 113 (2.63%) Investment Banking
8 92 (2.14%) Advertising
9 87 (2.02%) Retail Banking
10 83 (1.93%) Legal
11 52 (1.21%) Front Office
12 49 (1.14%) Games
13 47 (1.09%) Back Office
14 45 (1.05%) Law
15 41 (0.95%) Publishing
16 37 (0.86%) Billing
17 34 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
18 31 (0.72%) Financial Institution
19 26 (0.61%) Electronics
20 20 (0.47%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 546 (12.71%) .NET
2 372 (8.66%) Web Services
3 257 (5.98%) HTML
4 213 (4.96%) REST
5 200 (4.65%) CSS
6 190 (4.42%) Node.js
7 143 (3.33%) XML
8 139 (3.23%) AngularJS
9 138 (3.21%) SOAP
10 136 (3.16%) J2EE
11 134 (3.12%) Spring
12 120 (2.79%) HTML5
13 118 (2.75%) Middleware
14 113 (2.63%) RESTful
15 103 (2.40%) Kafka
16 83 (1.93%) JSON
17 74 (1.72%) ASP.NET
17 74 (1.72%) JMS
18 73 (1.70%) Hibernate
19 71 (1.65%) React
Miscellaneous
1 305 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
2 250 (5.82%) Computer Science
3 242 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
4 238 (5.54%) Data Centre
5 154 (3.58%) Public Cloud
6 148 (3.44%) Management Information System
7 133 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
8 121 (2.82%) User Experience
9 106 (2.47%) Mobile App
10 100 (2.33%) Fintech
11 88 (2.05%) Hybrid Cloud
12 81 (1.89%) Private Cloud
13 62 (1.44%) Algorithms
14 43 (1.00%) Virtual Team
15 41 (0.95%) Clustering
16 40 (0.93%) Data Structures
17 39 (0.91%) PMI
18 36 (0.84%) N-Tier
18 36 (0.84%) Taxonomies
19 32 (0.74%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 343 (7.98%) Windows
2 283 (6.59%) Linux
3 140 (3.26%) Unix
4 72 (1.68%) Windows 7
5 71 (1.65%) Windows Server
6 61 (1.42%) Apple iOS
7 55 (1.28%) Windows 10
8 44 (1.02%) Android
9 16 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (0.35%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.23%) VMS
12 9 (0.21%) Kali Linux
12 9 (0.21%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.19%) Solaris
14 7 (0.16%) CentOS
15 6 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (0.093%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.093%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.070%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,205 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
2 672 (15.64%) TOGAF
3 527 (12.26%) Enterprise Architecture
4 487 (11.33%) Analytics
4 487 (11.33%) DevOps
5 461 (10.73%) Presales
6 423 (9.84%) Migration
7 418 (9.73%) Microservices
8 396 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 386 (8.98%) Business Intelligence
10 384 (8.94%) IT Strategy
11 382 (8.89%) CRM
12 374 (8.70%) SOA
13 345 (8.03%) Data Modelling
14 336 (7.82%) SDLC
15 310 (7.21%) Data Architecture
16 269 (6.26%) E-Commerce
17 262 (6.10%) Project Management
18 256 (5.96%) Scrum
19 248 (5.77%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 832 (19.36%) Java
2 578 (13.45%) SQL
3 363 (8.45%) C#
4 347 (8.08%) JavaScript
5 254 (5.91%) Python
6 139 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 116 (2.70%) Scala
8 78 (1.82%) C++
9 70 (1.63%) Ruby
10 69 (1.61%) Perl
10 69 (1.61%) T-SQL
11 66 (1.54%) PHP
12 60 (1.40%) C
13 55 (1.28%) Bash Shell
14 53 (1.23%) Shell Script
15 46 (1.07%) Apex Code
16 45 (1.05%) R
17 44 (1.02%) Go
18 29 (0.67%) PL/SQL
19 20 (0.47%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 453 (10.54%) Degree
2 143 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 115 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 94 (2.19%) CISSP
5 85 (1.98%) CCIE
6 72 (1.68%) CCNP
7 68 (1.58%) Security Cleared
8 60 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 58 (1.35%) CISM
10 55 (1.28%) Master's Degree
11 51 (1.19%) AWS Certification
12 48 (1.12%) SC Cleared
13 43 (1.00%) CCNA
13 43 (1.00%) PMI Certification
14 35 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
15 33 (0.77%) CISA
16 28 (0.65%) CCDP
16 28 (0.65%) MCSE
17 19 (0.44%) CCIE Security
17 19 (0.44%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (3.30%) QA
2 106 (2.47%) Data Quality
3 83 (1.93%) GDPR
4 60 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 46 (1.07%) GCP
6 33 (0.77%) PCI DSS
7 28 (0.65%) COBIT
8 16 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
9 14 (0.33%) WCAG
10 9 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 9 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (0.19%) PMO
12 7 (0.16%) ISO 9001
12 7 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 6 (0.14%) MiFID
13 6 (0.14%) SLA
14 4 (0.093%) NEBOSH
14 4 (0.093%) SEPA
15 3 (0.070%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 3 (0.070%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 242 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 181 (4.21%) Docker
3 140 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 68 (1.58%) Hyper-V
5 30 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 23 (0.54%) HDFS
7 21 (0.49%) Apache Flume
8 20 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
9 19 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (0.35%) vSphere
11 13 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (0.30%) XenDesktop
12 12 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 12 (0.28%) XenApp
13 9 (0.21%) VMware NSX
14 6 (0.14%) OpenAM
15 4 (0.093%) BitLocker
15 4 (0.093%) Kamailio
15 4 (0.093%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 4 (0.093%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 119 (2.77%) Puppet
2 107 (2.49%) Ansible
3 96 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
4 69 (1.61%) Kubernetes
5 59 (1.37%) SCCM
6 45 (1.05%) Terraform
7 34 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
8 26 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
8 26 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
9 25 (0.58%) Mesos
10 22 (0.51%) AirWatch
11 21 (0.49%) Salt
12 17 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
13 16 (0.37%) Cisco UCCE
13 16 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
14 15 (0.35%) SCVMM
15 10 (0.23%) Nagios
16 9 (0.21%) Core Impact
16 9 (0.21%) Packer
17 8 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 873 (20.32%) Microsoft
2 413 (9.61%) Oracle
3 267 (6.21%) Google
4 262 (6.10%) SAP
5 230 (5.35%) Cisco
6 226 (5.26%) VMware
7 180 (4.19%) Salesforce.com
8 169 (3.93%) IBM
9 91 (2.12%) Citrix
10 82 (1.91%) TIBCO
11 77 (1.79%) hybris
12 74 (1.72%) Tableau
13 68 (1.58%) F5
14 65 (1.51%) NetApp
15 63 (1.47%) Talend
16 62 (1.44%) EMC
17 52 (1.21%) Informatica
18 48 (1.12%) Cloudera
19 47 (1.09%) Dell
20 44 (1.02%) Splunk