Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 370 358 358
Rank change year-on-year -12 0 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 554 656 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.82% 0.89% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.94% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 366 475 539
London median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £56,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £73,250 £70,000
% change year-on-year +2.39% +4.64% +1.45%

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 64,772 69,969 73,714
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.30% 94.65% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 52,934 54,725 63,900
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +10 106 £75,000 -3.23% 22
South London +10 11 £78,750 +3.28% 3
West London +31 10 £62,500 -11.97% 10
East London -3 9 £75,000 -16.67% 4
North London +6 1 £77,500 +106.67% 2
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 270 (48.74%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (33.94%) Java
3 184 (33.21%) Amazon AWS
4 176 (31.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 171 (30.87%) Finance
6 146 (26.35%) Microservices
7 134 (24.19%) C#
8 132 (23.83%) Technical Architecture
9 131 (23.65%) .NET
10 121 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
11 119 (21.48%) JavaScript
12 116 (20.94%) SQL Server
13 105 (18.95%) DevOps
14 104 (18.77%) Mentoring
14 104 (18.77%) SQL
15 83 (14.98%) Microsoft
16 80 (14.44%) Degree
17 78 (14.08%) Test Automation
18 75 (13.54%) CSS
18 75 (13.54%) Presales
19 74 (13.36%) Fintech
19 74 (13.36%) Banking
19 74 (13.36%) Google
20 73 (13.18%) SOA
21 71 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
22 70 (12.64%) MVC
23 68 (12.27%) REST
24 67 (12.09%) NoSQL
24 67 (12.09%) Web Services
25 66 (11.91%) 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 33 (5.96%) SharePoint
2 26 (4.69%) Tomcat
3 23 (4.15%) WebLogic
4 20 (3.61%) WebSphere
5 19 (3.43%) IIS
6 17 (3.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 16 (2.89%) Cloud Foundry
8 15 (2.71%) Apache Spark
9 14 (2.53%) MQSeries
10 13 (2.35%) CMS
11 12 (2.17%) Apache
12 8 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 8 (1.44%) Apache Solr
13 7 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.72%) Commerce Server
15 4 (0.72%) EPiServer
15 4 (0.72%) Ethereum
15 4 (0.72%) JBoss
16 3 (0.54%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
1 6 (1.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 23 (4.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.99%) SAP Hybris
3 8 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.90%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.72%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 4 (0.72%) SAP IBP
6 2 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.36%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.18%) Magento
7 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 184 (33.21%) Amazon AWS
2 176 (31.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (11.01%) Google Cloud Platform
4 46 (8.30%) PaaS
5 35 (6.32%) SaaS
6 33 (5.96%) Cloud Computing
7 26 (4.69%) IBM Cloud
8 22 (3.97%) IaaS
9 18 (3.25%) npm
9 18 (3.25%) Serverless
10 17 (3.07%) OpenShift
11 16 (2.89%) Office 365
12 9 (1.62%) Dynamics 365
13 8 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
13 8 (1.44%) Force.com
14 7 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (1.08%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 6 (1.08%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 3 (0.54%) Heroku
17 2 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.14%) HTTP
2 30 (5.42%) Wireless
3 20 (3.61%) Unified Communications
3 20 (3.61%) Wireless Security
4 10 (1.81%) Firewall
4 10 (1.81%) Internet
5 8 (1.44%) Wireshark
6 7 (1.26%) Kerberos
7 5 (0.90%) LAN
7 5 (0.90%) Network Security
7 5 (0.90%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.90%) WAN
8 4 (0.72%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.54%) VPN
9 3 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.36%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (0.36%) DNS
10 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (20.94%) SQL Server
2 67 (12.09%) NoSQL
3 43 (7.76%) Big Data
3 43 (7.76%) Relational Database
4 33 (5.96%) RDBMS
5 21 (3.79%) Oracle Database
6 20 (3.61%) Couchbase
6 20 (3.61%) SQL Server 2014
7 19 (3.43%) Hadoop
8 15 (2.71%) DB2
8 15 (2.71%) MongoDB
9 13 (2.35%) MySQL
10 8 (1.44%) Blockchain
11 7 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.90%) SAP HANA
14 3 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (5.96%) Git (software)
2 30 (5.42%) TeamCity
2 30 (5.42%) Visual Studio Team System
3 29 (5.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (3.97%) Jenkins
4 22 (3.97%) Visual Studio
5 19 (3.43%) Grunt
5 19 (3.43%) gulp
5 19 (3.43%) Octopus Deploy
5 19 (3.43%) webpack
6 14 (2.53%) PostCSS
7 10 (1.81%) Maven
8 9 (1.62%) Ant
8 9 (1.62%) JIRA
9 7 (1.26%) Fiddler
9 7 (1.26%) MSBuild
10 6 (1.08%) Gradle
10 6 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (0.90%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.90%) Subversion
General
1 171 (30.87%) Finance
2 74 (13.36%) Banking
3 66 (11.91%) Retail
4 28 (5.05%) Telecoms
5 24 (4.33%) Manufacturing
5 24 (4.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 23 (4.15%) Marketing
7 20 (3.61%) Investment Banking
8 12 (2.17%) German Language
8 12 (2.17%) Italian Language
9 7 (1.26%) Advertising
10 6 (1.08%) Front Office
11 4 (0.72%) Automotive
11 4 (0.72%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.72%) Law
12 3 (0.54%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.36%) Billing
13 2 (0.36%) Legal
13 2 (0.36%) Local Government
13 2 (0.36%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (23.65%) .NET
2 75 (13.54%) CSS
3 68 (12.27%) REST
4 67 (12.09%) Web Services
5 63 (11.37%) Node.js
6 62 (11.19%) HTML
7 58 (10.47%) Spring
8 50 (9.03%) React
9 49 (8.84%) ASP.NET Web API
10 47 (8.48%) Entity Framework
11 44 (7.94%) AngularJS
12 41 (7.40%) jQuery
13 36 (6.50%) XML
14 34 (6.14%) Spring Boot
15 33 (5.96%) .NET Framework
15 33 (5.96%) ASP.NET
15 33 (5.96%) Middleware
16 31 (5.60%) RESTful
17 30 (5.42%) SOAP
17 30 (5.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 74 (13.36%) Fintech
2 52 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (7.94%) Enterprise Software
4 34 (6.14%) Computer Science
4 34 (6.14%) N-Tier
5 33 (5.96%) Data Centre
6 32 (5.78%) User Experience
7 28 (5.05%) Mobile App
8 24 (4.33%) Public Cloud
9 23 (4.15%) Greenfield Project
10 18 (3.25%) Cloud Native
11 9 (1.62%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.62%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.44%) FMCG
13 7 (1.26%) Equities
13 7 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (1.26%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.26%) PKI
13 7 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (1.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (6.32%) Windows
2 19 (3.43%) Linux
3 14 (2.53%) AIX
3 14 (2.53%) HPUX
3 14 (2.53%) Solaris
4 13 (2.35%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.62%) Unix
7 5 (0.90%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.72%) Android
8 4 (0.72%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (48.74%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (26.35%) Microservices
3 132 (23.83%) Technical Architecture
4 121 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
5 105 (18.95%) DevOps
6 104 (18.77%) Mentoring
7 78 (14.08%) Test Automation
8 75 (13.54%) Presales
9 73 (13.18%) SOA
10 71 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
11 70 (12.64%) MVC
12 62 (11.19%) Scrum
13 58 (10.47%) Analytics
14 56 (10.11%) OO
15 49 (8.84%) TOGAF
16 48 (8.66%) Waterfall
17 43 (7.76%) Decision-Making
17 43 (7.76%) SOLID
17 43 (7.76%) UML
18 42 (7.58%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 188 (33.94%) Java
2 134 (24.19%) C#
3 119 (21.48%) JavaScript
4 104 (18.77%) SQL
5 42 (7.58%) Java 8
6 37 (6.68%) T-SQL
7 29 (5.23%) C++
8 19 (3.43%) Python
9 17 (3.07%) Scala
10 14 (2.53%) Apex Code
11 13 (2.35%) C
12 12 (2.17%) PowerShell
12 12 (2.17%) Ruby
13 7 (1.26%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.72%) Go
15 3 (0.54%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.54%) PHP
16 2 (0.36%) VBScript
16 2 (0.36%) X++
16 2 (0.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 80 (14.44%) Degree
2 34 (6.14%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (5.05%) CCIE
3 28 (5.05%) CCNA
4 24 (4.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (3.07%) Security Cleared
6 15 (2.71%) CCNP
7 12 (2.17%) CCIE Data Center
7 12 (2.17%) CCIE Service Provider
8 11 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (1.81%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.08%) MCSE
11 5 (0.90%) CCIE Security
11 5 (0.90%) TOGAF Certification
11 5 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.72%) MCSA
12 4 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.72%) PhD
12 4 (0.72%) VCAP
12 4 (0.72%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.25%) QA
2 13 (2.35%) WCAG
3 3 (0.54%) GDPR
4 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.36%) PMO
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) PSD2
5 1 (0.18%) SEPA
System Software
1 56 (10.11%) Docker
2 27 (4.87%) Active Directory
3 25 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.71%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) HDFS
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.18%) vSphere
5 1 (0.18%) XenApp
5 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 46 (8.30%) Kubernetes
2 12 (2.17%) ITRS Geneos
3 9 (1.62%) Ansible
4 8 (1.44%) Puppet
5 7 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.26%) SCVMM
6 5 (0.90%) SCCM
7 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.36%) Salt
8 2 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.18%) Kibana
9 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 83 (14.98%) Microsoft
2 74 (13.36%) Google
3 63 (11.37%) Oracle
4 40 (7.22%) SAP
5 38 (6.86%) Splunk
6 32 (5.78%) Cisco
7 30 (5.42%) VMware
8 28 (5.05%) Salesforce.com
9 25 (4.51%) Dell
10 24 (4.33%) F5
10 24 (4.33%) NetApp
11 23 (4.15%) EMC
12 21 (3.79%) IBM
13 19 (3.43%) hybris
13 19 (3.43%) Red Hat
14 17 (3.07%) Nintex
15 15 (2.71%) HP
16 12 (2.17%) AppDynamics
17 8 (1.44%) Sitecore
18 7 (1.26%) ForgeRock