Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Platform Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 809 818 884
Rank change year-on-year +9 +66 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Architect 31 32 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.041% 0.042% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.044% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 25
London median annual salary £77,500 £85,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.82% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £53,750 £67,672 £46,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £118,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £82,500 £85,000
% change year-on-year -15.15% -2.94% +17.24%

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 70899 72968 85123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.37% 95.97% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55853 62987 72260
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,351 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Platform Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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 +15 4 £80,000 -28.89%
Platform Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 12 (38.71%) Degree
2 11 (35.48%) Computer Science
3 10 (32.26%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (29.03%) Linux
4 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (25.81%) NoSQL
5 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
5 8 (25.81%) Docker
5 8 (25.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (25.81%) Kubernetes
5 8 (25.81%) Python
5 8 (25.81%) Ruby
5 8 (25.81%) Terraform
6 7 (22.58%) Consul
6 7 (22.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 7 (22.58%) Firewall
6 7 (22.58%) Advertising
6 7 (22.58%) DevOps
6 7 (22.58%) Anomaly Detection
6 7 (22.58%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (22.58%) MongoDB
6 7 (22.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (19.35%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (19.35%) Amazon S3
7 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
7 6 (19.35%) Software Deployment
7 6 (19.35%) Serverless
7 6 (19.35%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (19.35%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (16.13%) Pattern Recognition

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 (3.23%) CMS
1 1 (3.23%) NetWeaver
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (25.81%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (19.35%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (19.35%) Amazon S3
3 6 (19.35%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (19.35%) Serverless
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.23%) PaaS
5 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) NoSQL
2 7 (22.58%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (22.58%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.45%) SAP HANA
4 1 (3.23%) Big Data
4 1 (3.23%) Data Lake
4 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.23%) NewSQL
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Grunt
2 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
2 1 (3.23%) webpack
General
1 7 (22.58%) Advertising
2 3 (9.68%) Automotive
2 3 (9.68%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) SAP Basis
2 2 (6.45%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (3.23%) Backbone.js
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) DOM
3 1 (3.23%) Express
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) JSON
3 1 (3.23%) JSP
3 1 (3.23%) Node.js
3 1 (3.23%) REST
3 1 (3.23%) Servlets
3 1 (3.23%) SOAP
3 1 (3.23%) WebRTC
3 1 (3.23%) WebSockets
3 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Computer Science
2 7 (22.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.68%) FMCG
4 2 (6.45%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Cloud Native
5 1 (3.23%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.23%) PKI
5 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (22.58%) Anomaly Detection
2 7 (22.58%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (22.58%) DevOps
3 6 (19.35%) Server Virtualisation
3 6 (19.35%) Software Deployment
4 5 (16.13%) Investment Management
4 5 (16.13%) Pattern Recognition
4 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
5 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.68%) Data Integration
6 3 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (9.68%) Document Management
6 3 (9.68%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (9.68%) Project Management
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.45%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Python
1 8 (25.81%) Ruby
2 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.68%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) Go
4 2 (6.45%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) GraphQL
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) etcd
2 1 (3.23%) flannel
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Kubernetes
1 8 (25.81%) Terraform
2 7 (22.58%) Consul
3 2 (6.45%) Ansible
3 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.45%) Puppet
3 2 (6.45%) Salt
4 1 (3.23%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Apigee
1 3 (9.68%) SAP
2 2 (6.45%) Juniper
2 2 (6.45%) StreamBase
2 2 (6.45%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.23%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) Hitachi
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle