Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 375 352 388
Rank change year-on-year -23 +36 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 615 661 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.82% 0.88% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.92% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 451 549 623
London median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £105,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +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 70913 71825 85553
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 95.97% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 55797 62046 72615
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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 -19 83 £80,000 - 13
West London +4 13 £71,750 +2.50% 1
South London -15 3 £81,500 +20.74%
East London +2 2 £90,000 +28.57% 3
North London 0 2 £37,500 -54.55%
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 342 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (40.16%) Java
3 191 (31.06%) .NET
4 174 (28.29%) Finance
5 166 (26.99%) Scrum
6 133 (21.63%) SQL
6 133 (21.63%) Oracle
7 123 (20.00%) Banking
8 113 (18.37%) Kanban
9 110 (17.89%) TDD
10 108 (17.56%) Degree
11 107 (17.40%) Computer Science
12 105 (17.07%) C#
12 105 (17.07%) Microsoft
13 103 (16.75%) JavaScript
14 89 (14.47%) Enterprise Software
15 77 (12.52%) Investment Banking
16 76 (12.36%) Asset Management
16 76 (12.36%) Project Management
17 73 (11.87%) SQL Server
18 67 (10.89%) Wealth Management
18 67 (10.89%) Retail Banking
18 67 (10.89%) Presales
19 66 (10.73%) Management Information System
20 65 (10.57%) Microsoft Azure
21 64 (10.41%) Technical Architecture
21 64 (10.41%) Mentoring
22 63 (10.24%) Big Data
23 62 (10.08%) Computer Science Degree
24 61 (9.92%) Retail

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 20 (3.25%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.76%) Tomcat
3 13 (2.11%) Apache Spark
3 13 (2.11%) CMS
4 12 (1.95%) JBoss
4 12 (1.95%) WebLogic
5 11 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.46%) MS Exchange
8 8 (1.30%) Apache
9 7 (1.14%) Apache Solr
9 7 (1.14%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.98%) IIS
10 6 (0.98%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.98%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.81%) SAS
12 4 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.65%) Confluence
12 4 (0.65%) Jetty
13 3 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 8 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.30%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.65%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.65%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.65%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.49%) R3 Corda
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.16%) Magento
6 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 65 (10.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (9.27%) SaaS
3 43 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (4.55%) Office 365
5 21 (3.41%) Force.com
6 16 (2.60%) PaaS
7 15 (2.44%) IaaS
7 15 (2.44%) npm
8 13 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (2.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 13 (2.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 8 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (1.14%) OneDrive
11 6 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (0.98%) Veeva
12 5 (0.81%) iPaaS
13 4 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.65%) Serverless
14 2 (0.33%) Taleo
15 1 (0.16%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.07%) HTTP
2 17 (2.76%) Firewall
2 17 (2.76%) Internet
3 14 (2.28%) WAN
4 10 (1.63%) VPN
5 8 (1.30%) LAN
6 7 (1.14%) SAN
6 7 (1.14%) Skype
6 7 (1.14%) SSL
6 7 (1.14%) VLAN
7 5 (0.81%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.81%) Network Security
7 5 (0.81%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.81%) Wireless
8 4 (0.65%) DNS
9 3 (0.49%) DMZ
9 3 (0.49%) LDAP
9 3 (0.49%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.33%) AMQP
10 2 (0.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (11.87%) SQL Server
2 63 (10.24%) Big Data
3 54 (8.78%) Oracle Database
4 34 (5.53%) NoSQL
5 32 (5.20%) Relational Database
6 24 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (3.58%) Hadoop
8 21 (3.41%) MySQL
9 18 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (2.76%) MongoDB
11 15 (2.44%) RDBMS
12 14 (2.28%) Azure SQL Database
13 12 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (1.63%) Redis
14 10 (1.63%) SAP HANA
15 9 (1.46%) Apache Hive
16 8 (1.30%) Couchbase
17 7 (1.14%) Riak
18 6 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (3.25%) Jenkins
2 19 (3.09%) webpack
3 17 (2.76%) Grunt
3 17 (2.76%) gulp
4 13 (2.11%) JIRA
4 13 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
4 13 (2.11%) Visual Studio
5 11 (1.79%) PostCSS
6 10 (1.63%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.65%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (0.49%) Lombardi
8 3 (0.49%) Subversion
9 2 (0.33%) Maven
10 1 (0.16%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.16%) JUnit
10 1 (0.16%) Selenium
10 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 174 (28.29%) Finance
2 123 (20.00%) Banking
3 77 (12.52%) Investment Banking
4 67 (10.89%) Retail Banking
5 61 (9.92%) Retail
6 20 (3.25%) Marketing
7 18 (2.93%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.95%) Games
9 11 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.46%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.30%) Electronics
12 7 (1.14%) Advertising
13 6 (0.98%) Publishing
14 3 (0.49%) Back Office
14 3 (0.49%) French Language
14 3 (0.49%) Front Office
15 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.33%) Legal
15 2 (0.33%) Local Government
16 1 (0.16%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (31.06%) .NET
2 61 (9.92%) HTML
3 49 (7.97%) CSS
4 46 (7.48%) REST
5 42 (6.83%) AngularJS
5 42 (6.83%) Web Services
6 37 (6.02%) J2EE
7 33 (5.37%) Spring
8 27 (4.39%) Node.js
8 27 (4.39%) XML
9 23 (3.74%) RESTful
10 22 (3.58%) Hibernate
11 21 (3.41%) React
12 20 (3.25%) Middleware
13 18 (2.93%) HTML5
13 18 (2.93%) Redux
14 17 (2.76%) Backbone.js
14 17 (2.76%) Kafka
15 16 (2.60%) Ajax
15 16 (2.60%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 107 (17.40%) Computer Science
2 89 (14.47%) Enterprise Software
3 66 (10.73%) Management Information System
4 57 (9.27%) Algorithms
5 36 (5.85%) User Experience
6 32 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (5.20%) Greenfield Project
7 31 (5.04%) Mobile App
8 17 (2.76%) Data Centre
9 12 (1.95%) Virtual Team
10 10 (1.63%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.46%) Public Cloud
12 8 (1.30%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (0.98%) Fintech
13 6 (0.98%) Social Network
14 4 (0.65%) Digital Media
14 4 (0.65%) Life Science
15 3 (0.49%) Internet of Things
15 3 (0.49%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 53 (8.62%) Unix
2 30 (4.88%) Windows
3 13 (2.11%) Linux
4 10 (1.63%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.14%) Android
5 7 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.65%) CentOS
6 4 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.65%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (26.99%) Scrum
3 113 (18.37%) Kanban
4 110 (17.89%) TDD
5 76 (12.36%) Asset Management
5 76 (12.36%) Project Management
6 67 (10.89%) Presales
6 67 (10.89%) Wealth Management
7 64 (10.41%) Mentoring
7 64 (10.41%) Technical Architecture
8 59 (9.59%) High Availability
8 59 (9.59%) Microservices
9 56 (9.11%) Low Latency
10 53 (8.62%) SOA
11 52 (8.46%) Waterfall
12 51 (8.29%) DevOps
13 50 (8.13%) OO
14 49 (7.97%) SDLC
15 48 (7.80%) CRM
16 45 (7.32%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 247 (40.16%) Java
2 133 (21.63%) SQL
3 105 (17.07%) C#
4 103 (16.75%) JavaScript
5 51 (8.29%) Perl
6 32 (5.20%) Python
7 24 (3.90%) C++
8 23 (3.74%) PL/SQL
8 23 (3.74%) Scala
9 21 (3.41%) Ruby
10 18 (2.93%) Apex Code
10 18 (2.93%) PHP
11 15 (2.44%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.46%) Elixir
12 9 (1.46%) X++
13 8 (1.30%) C
14 7 (1.14%) Go
15 5 (0.81%) C++/CLI
15 5 (0.81%) Clojure
16 3 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 108 (17.56%) Degree
2 62 (10.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 56 (9.11%) Master's Degree
4 14 (2.28%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.79%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.30%) MCSE
6 8 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (0.81%) CCNA
8 5 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.65%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.33%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.33%) MCITP
10 2 (0.33%) MCT
11 1 (0.16%) CCNP Voice
11 1 (0.16%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.16%) PhD
11 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.74%) Data Quality
2 19 (3.09%) QA
3 12 (1.95%) WCAG
4 4 (0.65%) GCP
5 2 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.33%) EMIR
5 2 (0.33%) GDPR
5 2 (0.33%) MiFID
5 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.33%) PSD2
5 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (3.58%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.76%) Docker
3 12 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.46%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.33%) vSphere
5 2 (0.33%) XenApp
6 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.16%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (1.95%) Kubernetes
2 11 (1.79%) Puppet
3 7 (1.14%) Mesos
4 6 (0.98%) SCCM
4 6 (0.98%) Terraform
5 5 (0.81%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.49%) SCOM
7 2 (0.33%) Ansible
7 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.33%) Oozie
7 2 (0.33%) QRadar
7 2 (0.33%) TrustSec
8 1 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 133 (21.63%) Oracle
2 105 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 49 (7.97%) Murex
4 36 (5.85%) Salesforce.com
5 31 (5.04%) SAP
6 23 (3.74%) VMware
7 19 (3.09%) Cisco
8 15 (2.44%) Cognizant
9 14 (2.28%) TIBCO
10 13 (2.11%) Google
11 10 (1.63%) Citrix
12 8 (1.30%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.14%) HP
13 7 (1.14%) IBM
14 6 (0.98%) BT
14 6 (0.98%) Informatica
14 6 (0.98%) NetApp
14 6 (0.98%) Pega
14 6 (0.98%) Yahoo!
15 5 (0.81%) Cloudera