Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 550 526 544
Rank change year-on-year -24 +18 -75
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 285 289 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.41% 0.41% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.43% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 226 215 317
London median annual salary £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £63,125 £57,500 £56,550
90th Percentile £112,500 £100,000 £106,250
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -3.45%

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 66,760 67,445 81,274
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.99% 95.90% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 54,474 57,719 69,470
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,494
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%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 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 +11 63 £100,000 +33.33% 20
West London +16 11 £65,000 -18.75% 3
East London - 1 £110,000 - 4
Senior Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Senior 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 Senior Architect in the job title.

1 110 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (29.82%) Java
3 77 (27.02%) Finance
4 76 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
5 61 (21.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 53 (18.60%) .NET
7 52 (18.25%) SQL
7 52 (18.25%) Analytics
8 48 (16.84%) Python
9 44 (15.44%) Big Data
10 42 (14.74%) DevOps
11 39 (13.68%) SDLC
12 38 (13.33%) Linux
12 38 (13.33%) Data Modelling
13 34 (11.93%) Degree
14 32 (11.23%) Scrum
15 31 (10.88%) Web Services
15 31 (10.88%) Enterprise Architecture
16 30 (10.53%) Banking
17 29 (10.18%) TOGAF
17 29 (10.18%) Stakeholder Management
17 29 (10.18%) NoSQL
17 29 (10.18%) Target Operating Model
18 28 (9.82%) C#
18 28 (9.82%) SQL Server
18 28 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
19 27 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
19 27 (9.47%) PaaS
19 27 (9.47%) Data Architecture
19 27 (9.47%) IT Strategy

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 8 (2.81%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.46%) Apache Spark
2 7 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (2.11%) Apache
3 6 (2.11%) OpenStack
3 6 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.40%) Apache Geronimo
5 4 (1.40%) CMS
5 4 (1.40%) JBoss
5 4 (1.40%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.40%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.40%) WildFly
6 3 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.05%) Mule
7 2 (0.70%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.70%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.35%) BASE24
3 1 (0.35%) Postilion
3 1 (0.35%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 76 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (21.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (9.47%) PaaS
4 25 (8.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 25 (8.77%) IaaS
5 16 (5.61%) SaaS
6 6 (2.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (2.11%) Office 365
6 6 (2.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (1.75%) Bluemix
7 5 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.75%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (1.40%) Force.com
9 2 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.70%) Boomi
9 2 (0.70%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.11%) Internet
1 6 (2.11%) LAN
1 6 (2.11%) WAN
1 6 (2.11%) Wireless
2 5 (1.75%) Firewall
2 5 (1.75%) Unified Communications
3 4 (1.40%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.05%) Network Security
4 3 (1.05%) VPN
5 2 (0.70%) AMQP
5 2 (0.70%) BGP
5 2 (0.70%) Broadband
5 2 (0.70%) DNS
5 2 (0.70%) IPv4
5 2 (0.70%) IPv6
5 2 (0.70%) LTE
5 2 (0.70%) MPLS
5 2 (0.70%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.70%) SAN
5 2 (0.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.44%) Big Data
2 29 (10.18%) NoSQL
3 28 (9.82%) SQL Server
4 27 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (7.72%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.46%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.11%) Apache Hive
8 5 (1.75%) BigQuery
8 5 (1.75%) Bigtable
8 5 (1.75%) HBase
9 4 (1.40%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.40%) SSDT
10 3 (1.05%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.70%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 25 (8.77%) Jenkins
2 19 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.26%) Artifactory
3 15 (5.26%) Selenium
3 15 (5.26%) Subversion
4 4 (1.40%) Maven
5 3 (1.05%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.35%) JIRA
6 1 (0.35%) MSI
6 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.35%) WinDbg
General
1 77 (27.02%) Finance
2 30 (10.53%) Banking
3 23 (8.07%) Retail
4 21 (7.37%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.51%) Publishing
6 7 (2.46%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.11%) Games
8 5 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.40%) Law
10 3 (1.05%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.05%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.05%) Marketing
11 2 (0.70%) Front Office
12 1 (0.35%) Back Office
12 1 (0.35%) French Language
12 1 (0.35%) German Language
12 1 (0.35%) Legal
12 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (18.60%) .NET
2 31 (10.88%) Web Services
3 24 (8.42%) Node.js
4 20 (7.02%) AngularJS
5 17 (5.96%) React
5 17 (5.96%) Spring
6 16 (5.61%) J2EE
7 14 (4.91%) CSS
7 14 (4.91%) HTML
8 13 (4.56%) Hibernate
9 12 (4.21%) REST
10 10 (3.51%) HTML5
10 10 (3.51%) J2SE
11 9 (3.16%) CSS3
11 9 (3.16%) LDAP
11 9 (3.16%) SOAP
12 8 (2.81%) RESTful
13 7 (2.46%) JSON
14 6 (2.11%) jQuery
15 5 (1.75%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.07%) Computer Science
2 20 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.61%) Data Centre
4 14 (4.91%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.16%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.16%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.81%) Clustering
7 7 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.11%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.11%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.40%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.40%) Fintech
9 4 (1.40%) Over-the-Top Content
9 4 (1.40%) PKI
10 3 (1.05%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.05%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.05%) Internet of Things
10 3 (1.05%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.05%) User Experience
10 3 (1.05%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.33%) Linux
2 13 (4.56%) Unix
3 11 (3.86%) Windows
4 6 (2.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.35%) CentOS
6 1 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (18.25%) Analytics
3 42 (14.74%) DevOps
4 39 (13.68%) SDLC
5 38 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 32 (11.23%) Scrum
7 31 (10.88%) Enterprise Architecture
8 29 (10.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (10.18%) Target Operating Model
8 29 (10.18%) TOGAF
9 28 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (9.47%) Data Architecture
10 27 (9.47%) IT Strategy
11 25 (8.77%) ETL
11 25 (8.77%) Security Architecture
11 25 (8.77%) SOA
12 24 (8.42%) Microservices
12 24 (8.42%) Open Source
13 23 (8.07%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (8.07%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 85 (29.82%) Java
2 52 (18.25%) SQL
3 48 (16.84%) Python
4 28 (9.82%) C#
5 26 (9.12%) JavaScript
6 17 (5.96%) C
7 16 (5.61%) C++
7 16 (5.61%) Perl
8 15 (5.26%) Ruby
8 15 (5.26%) Scala
8 15 (5.26%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.81%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.46%) PHP
11 3 (1.05%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.70%) C++/CLI
12 2 (0.70%) R
13 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.35%) Clojure
13 1 (0.35%) Groovy
13 1 (0.35%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 34 (11.93%) Degree
2 9 (3.16%) CISSP
3 8 (2.81%) AWS Certification
4 6 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 4 (1.40%) CISM
5 4 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.05%) EMCTA
6 3 (1.05%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.70%) CCIE
7 2 (0.70%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (0.70%) CREST Certified
7 2 (0.70%) EMCSA
7 2 (0.70%) JNCIE
7 2 (0.70%) NCDA
7 2 (0.70%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.35%) CLAS
8 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.37%) GCP
2 13 (4.56%) GDPR
3 8 (2.81%) QA
4 7 (2.46%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.05%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.35%) COBIT
7 1 (0.35%) GAAP
7 1 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.35%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.35%) PSD2
7 1 (0.35%) SLA
7 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (5.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.21%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.86%) Docker
4 3 (1.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (1.05%) HDFS
4 3 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.70%) vSphere
6 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.35%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.35%) Firmware
6 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.35%) Kamailio
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (8.42%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (7.37%) Ansible
3 9 (3.16%) Puppet
4 5 (1.75%) Terraform
5 4 (1.40%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.70%) Mesos
7 1 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.35%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.35%) Oozie
7 1 (0.35%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.35%) PowerBroker
7 1 (0.35%) Salt
7 1 (0.35%) SCCM
7 1 (0.35%) SCOM
7 1 (0.35%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.35%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.35%) vRealize
7 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (7.37%) VMware
2 20 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.67%) IBM
4 16 (5.61%) Oracle
5 15 (5.26%) Google
5 15 (5.26%) Talend
6 11 (3.86%) Cisco
6 11 (3.86%) NetApp
7 8 (2.81%) Adobe
8 7 (2.46%) Dell
8 7 (2.46%) EMC
8 7 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.75%) Autodesk
9 5 (1.75%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.40%) F5
10 4 (1.40%) Facebook
10 4 (1.40%) Pega
10 4 (1.40%) Splunk
10 4 (1.40%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.40%) WorldPay