The median annual salary for a Systems Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Architect
England / London
Rank 570 626 624
Rank change year-on-year +56 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 14 31 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.042% 0.074% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.077% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 29
Median salary £72,500 £77,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.45% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £69,000 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £86,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £56,250 £44,000
% change year-on-year +15.55% +27.84%  

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 32183 40271 40502
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.11% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 27204 34741 34018
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Systems Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Architect in London

Systems Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Systems Architect in London

Systems Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Architect in London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Architect in London

Systems 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 Systems Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 25 March 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 +53 4 £72,500 -6.45% 1
Hayes - 1 £72,500 -
Heathrow - 1 £60,000 -
Systems Architect
England

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Systems 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 Systems Architect in the job title.

1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 11 (32.35%) Java
3 10 (29.41%) SQL
4 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
5 8 (23.53%) Python
6 7 (20.59%) HTML
6 7 (20.59%) CSS
6 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (17.65%) TOGAF
7 6 (17.65%) Degree
7 6 (17.65%) Oracle
7 6 (17.65%) Linux
7 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
8 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
8 5 (14.71%) Confluence
8 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
8 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
8 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
8 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
8 5 (14.71%) JIRA
8 5 (14.71%) Wealth Management
8 5 (14.71%) Hadoop
8 5 (14.71%) Retail
9 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
9 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
9 4 (11.76%) Ruby
9 4 (11.76%) Adobe

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (14.71%) Confluence
2 3 (8.82%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.82%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (5.88%) GitHub
4 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) IPv4
1 2 (5.88%) IPv6
1 2 (5.88%) Kerberos
1 2 (5.88%) LDAP
1 2 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.94%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Hadoop
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (8.82%) Big Data
3 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.88%) Blockchain
4 2 (5.88%) Mahout
4 2 (5.88%) MySQL
4 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
1 5 (14.71%) JIRA
2 3 (8.82%) GitLab
2 3 (8.82%) Jasmine
2 3 (8.82%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (8.82%) PhantomJS
2 3 (8.82%) Selenium
3 2 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Retail
3 3 (8.82%) Back Office
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Legal
4 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) CSS
1 7 (20.59%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
2 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (8.82%) HTML5
2 3 (8.82%) Ionic Framework
2 3 (8.82%) Node.js
2 3 (8.82%) PhoneGap
3 2 (5.88%) Django
3 2 (5.88%) jQuery
3 2 (5.88%) JSON
3 2 (5.88%) JSON-LD
3 2 (5.88%) LAMP
3 2 (5.88%) REST
3 2 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (5.88%) SOAP
3 2 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Unix
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
2 6 (17.65%) TOGAF
3 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
3 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
3 5 (14.71%) Wealth Management
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.76%) Analytics
4 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
4 4 (11.76%) Project Management
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL
5 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 3 (8.82%) MVC
5 3 (8.82%) Prototyping
5 3 (8.82%) Software Architecture
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.88%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Java
2 10 (29.41%) SQL
3 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
4 8 (23.53%) Python
5 4 (11.76%) Perl
5 4 (11.76%) Ruby
6 2 (5.88%) PHP
6 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.94%) Scala
7 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) MiFID
1 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.82%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Cobbler
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.76%) Adobe
4 3 (8.82%) Splunk
5 2 (5.88%) hybris
5 2 (5.88%) VMware
6 1 (2.94%) ATG
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
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