Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Architect was £76,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

IT Architect
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 692 699 775
Rank change year-on-year +7 +76 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 152 146 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 89 112 104
London median annual salary £76,000 £80,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £61,250 £62,963 £62,500
90th Percentile £133,750 £105,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £71,250
% change year-on-year -3.45% +1.75% +1.79%

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 70770 72897 85692
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 95.96% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55623 62964 72725
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

IT Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Architect in London

IT Architect
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Architect in London.

Salary trend for IT Architect in London

IT Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Architect in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Architect in London

IT 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 IT Architect within the London region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +14 10 £100,000 +25.00% 1
East London -3 4 - - 1
West London +17 3 £75,000 +20.00%
North London - 1 £75,000 -
IT Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT 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 IT Architect in the job title.

1 67 (44.08%) Finance
2 54 (35.53%) Banking
3 53 (34.87%) Data Modelling
4 48 (31.58%) UML
4 48 (31.58%) Web Services
5 46 (30.26%) SQL
5 46 (30.26%) OO
5 46 (30.26%) Investment Banking
6 45 (29.61%) Retail Banking
6 45 (29.61%) Enterprise Software
6 45 (29.61%) Data Warehouse
6 45 (29.61%) SSL
7 44 (28.95%) HTTP
7 44 (28.95%) TCP/IP
7 44 (28.95%) OOD
7 44 (28.95%) XML
7 44 (28.95%) Asset Management
7 44 (28.95%) GoldenSource
7 44 (28.95%) Relational Database
7 44 (28.95%) Data Structures
7 44 (28.95%) Algorithms
7 44 (28.95%) JSON
7 44 (28.95%) Wealth Management
7 44 (28.95%) BPMN
7 44 (28.95%) Reference Data
8 27 (17.76%) TOGAF
9 26 (17.11%) Microsoft
9 26 (17.11%) IT Strategy
10 22 (14.47%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (13.82%) Microsoft Azure

IT 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 1 (0.66%) Apache
1 1 (0.66%) IIS
1 1 (0.66%) Liferay
1 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
1 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.66%) Magento
2 1 (0.66%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (9.87%) IaaS
2 15 (9.87%) PaaS
3 14 (9.21%) SaaS
4 9 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.32%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.66%) Office 365
7 1 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 45 (29.61%) SSL
2 44 (28.95%) HTTP
2 44 (28.95%) TCP/IP
3 15 (9.87%) WAN
4 10 (6.58%) Firewall
4 10 (6.58%) LAN
5 9 (5.92%) Unified Communications
6 8 (5.26%) Wireless
7 5 (3.29%) Network Security
8 2 (1.32%) DMZ
9 1 (0.66%) IPsec
9 1 (0.66%) LDAP
9 1 (0.66%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (29.61%) Data Warehouse
2 44 (28.95%) Relational Database
3 13 (8.55%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.32%) Adabas
4 2 (1.32%) Blockchain
4 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.66%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
General
1 67 (44.08%) Finance
2 54 (35.53%) Banking
3 46 (30.26%) Investment Banking
4 45 (29.61%) Retail Banking
5 9 (5.92%) Legal
6 8 (5.26%) Retail
7 7 (4.61%) Telecoms
8 6 (3.95%) Electronics
9 5 (3.29%) Back Office
9 5 (3.29%) Law
9 5 (3.29%) Prime Brokerage
10 3 (1.97%) Front Office
11 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (31.58%) Web Services
2 44 (28.95%) JSON
2 44 (28.95%) XML
3 13 (8.55%) JMS
4 3 (1.97%) HTML
4 3 (1.97%) HTML5
5 2 (1.32%) REST
6 1 (0.66%) CSS
6 1 (0.66%) Node.js
6 1 (0.66%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 45 (29.61%) Enterprise Software
2 44 (28.95%) Algorithms
2 44 (28.95%) Data Structures
2 44 (28.95%) Reference Data
3 12 (7.89%) Equities
4 11 (7.24%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.61%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.61%) Fixed Income
6 5 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.29%) NHS
7 4 (2.63%) Derivative
7 4 (2.63%) Fintech
8 3 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.97%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.97%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.32%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.32%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.63%) Unix
2 1 (0.66%) Linux
2 1 (0.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (34.87%) Data Modelling
2 48 (31.58%) UML
3 46 (30.26%) OO
4 44 (28.95%) Asset Management
4 44 (28.95%) BPMN
4 44 (28.95%) OOD
4 44 (28.95%) Wealth Management
5 27 (17.76%) TOGAF
6 26 (17.11%) IT Strategy
7 22 (14.47%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (13.16%) Presales
9 18 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (11.84%) Cybersecurity
10 17 (11.18%) Security Architecture
11 16 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
12 15 (9.87%) ITIL
13 13 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (7.89%) Collaborative Working
15 11 (7.24%) Technical Architecture
16 9 (5.92%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (30.26%) SQL
2 16 (10.53%) Java
3 3 (1.97%) C
3 3 (1.97%) Python
4 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (9.87%) Degree
2 8 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.29%) CCNA
4 5 (3.29%) CISSP
4 5 (3.29%) MCSE
4 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.63%) CISM
5 4 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.63%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.97%) CEH
6 3 (1.97%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (1.32%) CCSP
7 2 (1.32%) CISA
7 2 (1.32%) CRISC
7 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.66%) CCNP
8 1 (0.66%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.63%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.97%) GDPR
3 2 (1.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 6 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.66%) Docker
2 1 (0.66%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.63%) Ansible
1 4 (2.63%) Puppet
2 3 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.66%) Terraform
3 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (28.95%) GoldenSource
2 26 (17.11%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.18%) Oracle
4 12 (7.89%) Cisco
5 7 (4.61%) VMware
6 6 (3.95%) Meraki
6 6 (3.95%) MobileIron
7 4 (2.63%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.97%) Juniper
8 3 (1.97%) SAP
9 1 (0.66%) Adobe
9 1 (0.66%) ATG
9 1 (0.66%) Capita
9 1 (0.66%) Google
9 1 (0.66%) IBM
9 1 (0.66%) McAfee
9 1 (0.66%) NetApp
9 1 (0.66%) Qualys
9 1 (0.66%) Sophos
9 1 (0.66%) Symantec