The median annual salary for a Platform 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.

Platform Architect
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 632 659
Rank change year-on-year +61 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Architect 31 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.084% 0.015% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.016% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 9
Median salary £80,000 £75,000 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £90,000 £75,000 £55,750
% change year-on-year +20.00% +34.52%  

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%  

Platform Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Platform Architect in London

Platform Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Platform Architect in London

Platform Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Platform Architect in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Platform Architect in London

Platform 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 Platform 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 +39 10 £80,000 +18.51%
Platform Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Platform 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 Platform Architect in the job title.

1 31 (59.62%) Degree
2 23 (44.23%) Computer Science
3 18 (34.62%) Advertising
4 17 (32.69%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 11 (21.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 11 (21.15%) Firewall
6 11 (21.15%) Java
6 11 (21.15%) Python
6 11 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (21.15%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (21.15%) Anomaly Detection
7 10 (19.23%) Kubernetes
7 10 (19.23%) NoSQL
7 10 (19.23%) Web Services
8 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (17.31%) Business Analysis
8 9 (17.31%) Linux
8 9 (17.31%) .NET
8 9 (17.31%) Node.js
8 9 (17.31%) Analytics
8 9 (17.31%) Docker
8 9 (17.31%) Prototyping
9 8 (15.38%) Consul
9 8 (15.38%) Terraform
9 8 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (15.38%) Jenkins
9 8 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (15.38%) REST

Platform 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 (1.92%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
2 8 (15.38%) SaaS
3 7 (13.46%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (13.46%) Amazon S3
3 7 (13.46%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (13.46%) Yammer
4 2 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.92%) IaaS
5 1 (1.92%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) PaaS
5 1 (1.92%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) NoSQL
2 7 (13.46%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (13.46%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.92%) Big Data
3 1 (1.92%) NewSQL
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) SonarQube
General
1 18 (34.62%) Advertising
2 7 (13.46%) Back Office
2 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Marketing
3 4 (7.69%) Games
4 1 (1.92%) Automotive
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) Web Services
2 9 (17.31%) .NET
2 9 (17.31%) Node.js
3 8 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 8 (15.38%) REST
4 2 (3.85%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (1.92%) Kafka
5 1 (1.92%) React
Miscellaneous
1 23 (44.23%) Computer Science
2 11 (21.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 8 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.92%) Fintech
5 1 (1.92%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Enterprise Architecture
2 12 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 11 (21.15%) Anomaly Detection
3 11 (21.15%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (17.31%) Analytics
4 9 (17.31%) Business Analysis
4 9 (17.31%) Prototyping
4 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (15.38%) B2B
5 8 (15.38%) Data Management
5 8 (15.38%) Electronic Trading
5 8 (15.38%) OO
5 8 (15.38%) OOD
5 8 (15.38%) Product Management
5 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 8 (15.38%) Web Development
6 7 (13.46%) Data Architecture
6 7 (13.46%) Master Data Management
6 7 (13.46%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) Java
1 11 (21.15%) Python
2 8 (15.38%) Ruby
3 7 (13.46%) Bash Shell
4 6 (11.54%) C
5 3 (5.77%) Go
6 2 (3.85%) SQL
7 1 (1.92%) C#
7 1 (1.92%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) GraphQL
7 1 (1.92%) PHP
7 1 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (59.62%) Degree
2 8 (15.38%) PhD
3 7 (13.46%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) etcd
2 1 (1.92%) flannel
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) Kubernetes
2 8 (15.38%) Consul
2 8 (15.38%) Terraform
3 1 (1.92%) Ansible
3 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.92%) Puppet
3 1 (1.92%) Salt
3 1 (1.92%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Oracle
2 2 (3.85%) Google
2 2 (3.85%) Juniper
3 1 (1.92%) Hitachi