Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

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

Senior Architect
England > London
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 505 533 538
Rank change year-on-year +28 +5 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 352 392 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.48% 0.48% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.50% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 271 313 340
London median annual salary £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £66,250 £58,000 £56,125
90th Percentile £108,750 £101,150 £105,500
England median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.91%

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 69791 79165 86043
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 96.04% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 56086 68698 72598
London median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.18% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Architect in London

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior Architect in London

Senior Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Architect in London over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Architect in London

Senior 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 Senior Architect within the London region over the 6 months to 26 July 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 +42 64 £85,000 +6.25% 6
East London +7 17 £82,500 +17.37%
West London 0 6 £80,000 - 1
South London +14 1 £87,500 +9.38% 1
Senior Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, Senior 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 Senior Architect in the job title.

1 149 (42.33%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (35.51%) Java
3 78 (22.16%) Finance
4 73 (20.74%) Amazon AWS
5 71 (20.17%) SOA
6 57 (16.19%) JavaScript
6 57 (16.19%) Enterprise Software
7 52 (14.77%) Python
8 51 (14.49%) TOGAF
8 51 (14.49%) Degree
9 48 (13.64%) SaaS
10 46 (13.07%) .NET
11 44 (12.50%) Windows
12 43 (12.22%) Oracle
12 43 (12.22%) Enterprise Architecture
13 42 (11.93%) SQL Server
13 42 (11.93%) SQL
14 41 (11.65%) Microsoft Azure
15 39 (11.08%) Open Source
15 39 (11.08%) REST
16 38 (10.80%) IaaS
16 38 (10.80%) Presales
16 38 (10.80%) Waterfall
16 38 (10.80%) Technical Architecture
17 37 (10.51%) Microsoft
17 37 (10.51%) Analytics
18 36 (10.23%) Banking
19 34 (9.66%) UML
19 34 (9.66%) Spring
19 34 (9.66%) Big Data

Senior 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 25 (7.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (4.26%) WebSphere
3 14 (3.98%) Anypoint
3 14 (3.98%) Mule
3 14 (3.98%) Mule ESB
3 14 (3.98%) Oracle Service Bus
4 10 (2.84%) CMS
4 10 (2.84%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.56%) JBoss
5 9 (2.56%) WebLogic
6 8 (2.27%) Apache
7 7 (1.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 7 (1.99%) Apache Geronimo
7 7 (1.99%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.70%) Apache Pig
8 6 (1.70%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.70%) WildFly
9 5 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.14%) Confluence
10 4 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.84%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (1.70%) Eloqua
3 4 (1.14%) SAP GRC
4 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.85%) Pega PRPC
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.57%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 73 (20.74%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (13.64%) SaaS
3 41 (11.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (10.80%) IaaS
5 28 (7.95%) PaaS
6 27 (7.67%) GitHub
7 25 (7.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 14 (3.98%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (3.41%) Office 365
10 6 (1.70%) Adobe Analytics
11 5 (1.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (1.42%) CloudFront
11 5 (1.42%) Route 53
12 4 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.57%) Taleo
14 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.28%) iTunes
14 1 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.41%) BGP
2 11 (3.13%) Firewall
2 11 (3.13%) Internet
3 10 (2.84%) DNS
3 10 (2.84%) LAN
3 10 (2.84%) WAN
4 8 (2.27%) DHCP
5 7 (1.99%) Ethernet
5 7 (1.99%) VPN
5 7 (1.99%) Wireless
6 6 (1.70%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (1.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (1.70%) IPv4
6 6 (1.70%) MPLS
6 6 (1.70%) NX-OS
7 5 (1.42%) IPv6
7 5 (1.42%) LTE
7 5 (1.42%) MQTT
7 5 (1.42%) SAN
7 5 (1.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.66%) Big Data
3 23 (6.53%) Hadoop
4 21 (5.97%) MySQL
5 20 (5.68%) MongoDB
6 19 (5.40%) Relational Database
7 16 (4.55%) NoSQL
8 13 (3.69%) RDBMS
9 11 (3.13%) Apache Hive
9 11 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (2.56%) Sqoop
12 8 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.42%) Data Lake
13 5 (1.42%) Power BI
13 5 (1.42%) PowerPivot
13 5 (1.42%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 32 (9.09%) Subversion
2 22 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 17 (4.83%) Maven
4 14 (3.98%) Artifactory
5 13 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (3.13%) Bitbucket
7 8 (2.27%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.42%) JIRA
8 5 (1.42%) Mocha
8 5 (1.42%) TestNG
9 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.85%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.85%) Selenium
10 3 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (0.85%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.57%) ERwin
11 2 (0.57%) JUnit
11 2 (0.57%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.57%) Mockito
11 2 (0.57%) Spock
General
1 78 (22.16%) Finance
2 36 (10.23%) Banking
3 27 (7.67%) Marketing
4 16 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 15 (4.26%) Retail
6 9 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.56%) Local Government
7 7 (1.99%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.99%) Legal
8 6 (1.70%) Automotive
9 5 (1.42%) Advertising
9 5 (1.42%) Back Office
10 4 (1.14%) Front Office
10 4 (1.14%) Publishing
11 3 (0.85%) Law
12 1 (0.28%) Billing
12 1 (0.28%) Games
12 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.28%) Military
12 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (13.07%) .NET
2 39 (11.08%) REST
3 34 (9.66%) Spring
4 29 (8.24%) Hibernate
5 25 (7.10%) AngularJS
6 24 (6.82%) HTML
7 22 (6.25%) SOAP
7 22 (6.25%) Web Services
8 21 (5.97%) CSS
8 21 (5.97%) Node.js
9 20 (5.68%) JMS
9 20 (5.68%) JSON
9 20 (5.68%) RESTful
10 19 (5.40%) Java EE
11 18 (5.11%) J2EE
12 17 (4.83%) Middleware
12 17 (4.83%) OAuth
13 16 (4.55%) SAML
14 14 (3.98%) Kafka
15 13 (3.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (16.19%) Enterprise Software
2 31 (8.81%) Mobile App
3 23 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.53%) Computer Science
4 21 (5.97%) Streaming Video
5 20 (5.68%) Data Centre
5 20 (5.68%) PlayStation
5 20 (5.68%) Xbox
6 15 (4.26%) Management Information System
7 14 (3.98%) Mainframe
8 11 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (3.13%) User Experience
9 8 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (2.27%) Internet of Things
10 6 (1.70%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (1.70%) Market Risk
10 6 (1.70%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.14%) Machine to Machine
11 4 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (12.50%) Windows
2 27 (7.67%) Linux
3 22 (6.25%) Android
3 22 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 20 (5.68%) Windows Phone
5 13 (3.69%) Unix
6 9 (2.56%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.57%) Mesosphere
7 2 (0.57%) Solaris
7 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.28%) VMS
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (42.33%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (20.17%) SOA
3 51 (14.49%) TOGAF
4 43 (12.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 39 (11.08%) Open Source
6 38 (10.80%) Presales
6 38 (10.80%) Technical Architecture
6 38 (10.80%) Waterfall
7 37 (10.51%) Analytics
8 34 (9.66%) UML
9 32 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 29 (8.24%) Mentoring
10 29 (8.24%) SDLC
11 28 (7.95%) DevOps
12 26 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (7.39%) CRM
13 24 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (6.53%) Zachman Framework
15 22 (6.25%) Data Management
15 22 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 125 (35.51%) Java
2 57 (16.19%) JavaScript
3 52 (14.77%) Python
4 42 (11.93%) SQL
5 27 (7.67%) C#
6 21 (5.97%) Objective-C
7 16 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 15 (4.26%) Perl
9 9 (2.56%) C++
10 8 (2.27%) C
10 8 (2.27%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.99%) Ruby
11 7 (1.99%) Scala
12 6 (1.70%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.42%) PHP
13 5 (1.42%) R
14 4 (1.14%) ABAP
15 2 (0.57%) C++/CLI
15 2 (0.57%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.28%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 51 (14.49%) Degree
2 19 (5.40%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (3.69%) CISSP
4 12 (3.41%) CISM
5 11 (3.13%) A+ Certification
5 11 (3.13%) CCNP
6 8 (2.27%) CCIE
7 6 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.70%) ISSAP
7 6 (1.70%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (1.14%) CCDP
9 4 (1.14%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 4 (1.14%) CCNA
9 4 (1.14%) CCSE
9 4 (1.14%) CCSP
9 4 (1.14%) CREST Certified
9 4 (1.14%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.14%) GIAC
9 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.53%) QA
2 9 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.99%) MiFID
4 6 (1.70%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.42%) COBIT
6 4 (1.14%) NIST 800
7 3 (0.85%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.57%) GCP
8 2 (0.57%) GDPR
9 1 (0.28%) GAAP
9 1 (0.28%) PMO
9 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
System Software
1 23 (6.53%) Docker
2 10 (2.84%) Apache Flume
3 9 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.99%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.70%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.85%) HDFS
8 2 (0.57%) vSphere
8 2 (0.57%) XenApp
8 2 (0.57%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.28%) etcd
9 1 (0.28%) flannel
9 1 (0.28%) iptables
9 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (5.11%) Puppet
3 14 (3.98%) CloudHub
4 12 (3.41%) Rundeck
5 9 (2.56%) Ansible
6 6 (1.70%) Kubernetes
7 4 (1.14%) Ambari
7 4 (1.14%) SCCM
8 3 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.85%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.85%) Mesos
9 2 (0.57%) OpenSSO
9 2 (0.57%) Salt
9 2 (0.57%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.28%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.28%) SELinux
10 1 (0.28%) yum
Vendors
1 43 (12.22%) Oracle
2 37 (10.51%) Microsoft
3 32 (9.09%) Cognizant
4 24 (6.82%) IBM
5 23 (6.53%) SAP
6 18 (5.11%) Cisco
7 15 (4.26%) VMware
8 14 (3.98%) CA
8 14 (3.98%) MuleSoft
9 11 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (2.84%) Citrix
11 9 (2.56%) Adobe
11 9 (2.56%) Hortonworks
11 9 (2.56%) NetApp
12 8 (2.27%) Palo Alto
13 7 (1.99%) Cloudera
13 7 (1.99%) Teradata
14 6 (1.70%) CheckPoint
14 6 (1.70%) Pega
14 6 (1.70%) SolarWinds
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Amazon
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £62000.00 - £76000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater London
TK Maxx
Salary: Competitive salary + bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Incredible bens
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Amazon
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Amazon
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago