Period
to 22 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

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

Technical Architect
England > London
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 347 370 391
Rank change year-on-year +23 +21 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 637 575 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.91% 0.84% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.87% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 484 512 564
London median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £54,125
90th Percentile £104,625 £105,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%

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 66,996 65,860 80,916
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 96.02% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 55,382 55,661 69,881
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in London

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Technical Architect in London

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in London over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Architect in London

Technical 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 Technical Architect within the London region over the 6 months to 22 April 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 -73 92 £82,500 +6.45% 24
West London +23 16 £75,000 +3.45% 11
South London -15 9 £82,500 +22.22%
East London +5 3 - - 7
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 232 (36.42%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (28.10%) Java
3 164 (25.75%) Finance
4 156 (24.49%) Presales
5 144 (22.61%) Microsoft
6 136 (21.35%) .NET
7 129 (20.25%) Microsoft Azure
8 115 (18.05%) Big Data
9 112 (17.58%) Degree
10 104 (16.33%) JavaScript
11 103 (16.17%) SQL
12 100 (15.70%) Amazon AWS
13 93 (14.60%) Cisco
14 88 (13.81%) TDD
14 88 (13.81%) Analytics
15 86 (13.50%) Oracle
16 85 (13.34%) Microservices
17 83 (13.03%) SOA
18 82 (12.87%) Technical Architecture
19 81 (12.72%) Retail
20 79 (12.40%) Data Centre
21 77 (12.09%) HTTP
22 76 (11.93%) TOGAF
23 75 (11.77%) HTML
23 75 (11.77%) REST
24 74 (11.62%) Test Automation
24 74 (11.62%) Mobile App
25 73 (11.46%) Mentoring
26 70 (10.99%) Windows
26 70 (10.99%) Scrum

Technical 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 30 (4.71%) IIS
2 22 (3.45%) Apache
2 22 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 21 (3.30%) Tomcat
4 20 (3.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 19 (2.98%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (2.83%) SAS
7 17 (2.67%) Apache Spark
8 10 (1.57%) CMS
8 10 (1.57%) JBoss
9 9 (1.41%) Apache Solr
9 9 (1.41%) WebLogic
10 8 (1.26%) Confluence
10 8 (1.26%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.94%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.94%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.78%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.63%) nginx
13 4 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (1.10%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 27 (4.24%) Dynamics AX
2 21 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.31%) Magento
4 2 (0.31%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.31%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.16%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 129 (20.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 100 (15.70%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (6.75%) Office 365
4 42 (6.59%) SaaS
5 40 (6.28%) IaaS
6 38 (5.97%) Google Cloud Platform
7 37 (5.81%) PaaS
8 31 (4.87%) npm
9 28 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
9 28 (4.40%) Dynamics 365
10 12 (1.88%) Force.com
11 10 (1.57%) Serverless
12 7 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (0.94%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 5 (0.78%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 4 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
16 3 (0.47%) GitHub
17 2 (0.31%) CodePlex
17 2 (0.31%) Data Lake Analytics
17 2 (0.31%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 77 (12.09%) HTTP
2 57 (8.95%) Wireless
3 32 (5.02%) Unified Communications
4 29 (4.55%) Wireless Security
5 26 (4.08%) Firewall
5 26 (4.08%) SSL
6 19 (2.98%) WAN
7 14 (2.20%) LAN
8 13 (2.04%) Kerberos
8 13 (2.04%) Wireshark
9 10 (1.57%) Network Security
9 10 (1.57%) VPN
10 9 (1.41%) NetScaler
11 8 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (1.26%) SAN
11 8 (1.26%) SMS
11 8 (1.26%) TCP/IP
12 7 (1.10%) DNS
13 6 (0.94%) IP Telephony
13 6 (0.94%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (18.05%) Big Data
2 64 (10.05%) SQL Server
3 52 (8.16%) NoSQL
4 39 (6.12%) Hadoop
5 34 (5.34%) Relational Database
6 28 (4.40%) MySQL
7 25 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
9 23 (3.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 19 (2.98%) MongoDB
10 19 (2.98%) RDBMS
11 18 (2.83%) OLAP
11 18 (2.83%) Oracle OLAP
12 16 (2.51%) CouchDB
13 15 (2.35%) Couchbase
14 13 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
14 13 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (1.88%) Apache Hive
16 7 (1.10%) Neo4j
17 6 (0.94%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 34 (5.34%) webpack
2 31 (4.87%) Git (software)
2 31 (4.87%) Grunt
2 31 (4.87%) gulp
3 29 (4.55%) PostCSS
4 19 (2.98%) TeamCity
5 17 (2.67%) JIRA
6 16 (2.51%) Octopus Deploy
7 13 (2.04%) Fiddler
8 9 (1.41%) Subversion
9 8 (1.26%) Jenkins
10 7 (1.10%) Selenium
11 6 (0.94%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.78%) Gradle
12 5 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (0.63%) Maven
14 3 (0.47%) Ant
15 2 (0.31%) Cucumber
15 2 (0.31%) JMeter
15 2 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
General
1 164 (25.75%) Finance
2 81 (12.72%) Retail
3 63 (9.89%) Banking
4 40 (6.28%) Manufacturing
5 38 (5.97%) Telecoms
6 37 (5.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 24 (3.77%) Advertising
8 23 (3.61%) Marketing
9 17 (2.67%) German Language
9 17 (2.67%) Italian Language
10 13 (2.04%) Legal
11 8 (1.26%) Games
12 6 (0.94%) Electronics
12 6 (0.94%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.94%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.78%) Automotive
14 4 (0.63%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.47%) Billing
15 3 (0.47%) Military
16 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (21.35%) .NET
2 75 (11.77%) HTML
2 75 (11.77%) REST
3 68 (10.68%) CSS
4 62 (9.73%) AngularJS
5 60 (9.42%) Web Services
6 58 (9.11%) Ajax
6 58 (9.11%) Node.js
7 55 (8.63%) RESTful
8 54 (8.48%) XML
9 41 (6.44%) JSON
9 41 (6.44%) SOAP
10 38 (5.97%) Sass
11 35 (5.49%) React
12 31 (4.87%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 30 (4.71%) jQuery
14 29 (4.55%) SVG
15 28 (4.40%) Kafka
16 25 (3.92%) Redux
17 22 (3.45%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 79 (12.40%) Data Centre
2 74 (11.62%) Mobile App
3 59 (9.26%) Enterprise Software
4 40 (6.28%) Computer Science
5 39 (6.12%) User Experience
6 36 (5.65%) Greenfield Project
7 33 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (4.55%) Public Cloud
9 17 (2.67%) Virtual Team
10 15 (2.35%) PKI
11 11 (1.73%) EMC VMAX
11 11 (1.73%) Fintech
11 11 (1.73%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.26%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.26%) Hedge funds
13 7 (1.10%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (0.94%) Digital Signage
14 6 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 70 (10.99%) Windows
2 21 (3.30%) Linux
3 20 (3.14%) Unix
3 20 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (2.98%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.88%) Windows 10
6 8 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.47%) AIX
8 3 (0.47%) Android
8 3 (0.47%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.16%) CentOS
10 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (36.42%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (24.49%) Presales
3 88 (13.81%) Analytics
3 88 (13.81%) TDD
4 85 (13.34%) Microservices
5 83 (13.03%) SOA
6 82 (12.87%) Technical Architecture
7 76 (11.93%) TOGAF
8 74 (11.62%) Test Automation
9 73 (11.46%) Mentoring
10 70 (10.99%) Scrum
11 69 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
12 64 (10.05%) DevOps
13 60 (9.42%) Network Design
14 59 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
15 46 (7.22%) Migration
16 45 (7.06%) Unit Testing
17 40 (6.28%) CRM
17 40 (6.28%) Software Delivery
18 39 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 179 (28.10%) Java
2 104 (16.33%) JavaScript
3 103 (16.17%) SQL
4 67 (10.52%) C#
5 45 (7.06%) Python
6 28 (4.40%) Scala
7 21 (3.30%) Go
7 21 (3.30%) PowerShell
8 20 (3.14%) Apex Code
9 19 (2.98%) Ruby
10 16 (2.51%) C++
11 15 (2.35%) T-SQL
12 14 (2.20%) PHP
13 13 (2.04%) Shell Script
14 11 (1.73%) Java 8
14 11 (1.73%) VBScript
15 10 (1.57%) Groovy
16 8 (1.26%) Bash Shell
17 7 (1.10%) Objective-C
18 3 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 112 (17.58%) Degree
2 63 (9.89%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (8.95%) CCIE
4 46 (7.22%) CCNA
5 35 (5.49%) TOGAF Certification
6 29 (4.55%) CCNP
7 17 (2.67%) CCIE Data Center
7 17 (2.67%) CCIE Service Provider
8 13 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (1.57%) CCDP
10 10 (1.57%) EMC Certification
10 10 (1.57%) Security Cleared
11 9 (1.41%) CCDE
12 8 (1.26%) CCIE Security
12 8 (1.26%) CCIE Wireless
12 8 (1.26%) MCSE
13 7 (1.10%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 7 (1.10%) Master's Degree
13 7 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.45%) WCAG
2 8 (1.26%) PMO
2 8 (1.26%) QA
3 7 (1.10%) GDPR
4 4 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.63%) MiFID
5 3 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.31%) EMIR
7 1 (0.16%) GCP
System Software
1 63 (9.89%) Active Directory
2 47 (7.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (5.49%) Hyper-V
4 18 (2.83%) Docker
5 9 (1.41%) BitLocker
5 9 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.94%) VMware NSX
7 5 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (2.98%) SCCM
2 17 (2.67%) SCVMM
3 14 (2.20%) Kubernetes
4 8 (1.26%) Puppet
5 5 (0.78%) Mesos
5 5 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (0.78%) Terraform
6 3 (0.47%) Ansible
6 3 (0.47%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.31%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (0.31%) SCOM
8 1 (0.16%) Kibana
8 1 (0.16%) MOM
8 1 (0.16%) Salt
Vendors
1 144 (22.61%) Microsoft
2 93 (14.60%) Cisco
3 86 (13.50%) Oracle
4 69 (10.83%) VMware
5 50 (7.85%) F5
6 44 (6.91%) Google
7 43 (6.75%) EMC
7 43 (6.75%) NetApp
7 43 (6.75%) Splunk
8 41 (6.44%) Dell
8 41 (6.44%) Salesforce.com
9 23 (3.61%) SAP
10 22 (3.45%) Citrix
11 14 (2.20%) Red Hat
11 14 (2.20%) Workday
12 13 (2.04%) ForgeRock
12 13 (2.04%) IBM
13 10 (1.57%) Apigee
14 8 (1.26%) Meraki
15 7 (1.10%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud