Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 375 360 361
Rank change year-on-year -15 +1 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 540 600 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.77% 0.85% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.89% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 411 514 662
London median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.90%
10th Percentile £61,250 £58,500 £55,338
90th Percentile £100,000 £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 66,742 67,795 82,049
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 95.91% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 54,172 58,051 70,124
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
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%

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 19 January 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 19 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 82 £80,000 - 17
West London +11 13 £71,000 -5.33% 9
South London -18 3 £81,500 +20.74%
East London -1 2 £90,000 +5.88% 8
North London +6 1 £37,500 -54.55%
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 275 (50.93%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (37.22%) Java
3 158 (29.26%) Finance
4 157 (29.07%) .NET
5 116 (21.48%) Oracle
6 112 (20.74%) Scrum
7 111 (20.56%) SQL
8 106 (19.63%) Microsoft
9 99 (18.33%) Banking
10 92 (17.04%) JavaScript
11 91 (16.85%) C#
12 89 (16.48%) TDD
12 89 (16.48%) Computer Science
13 88 (16.30%) Degree
14 87 (16.11%) Microsoft Azure
15 85 (15.74%) Presales
16 77 (14.26%) Kanban
17 76 (14.07%) Big Data
18 70 (12.96%) Microservices
19 59 (10.93%) Amazon AWS
20 57 (10.56%) Asset Management
20 57 (10.56%) Project Management
20 57 (10.56%) SQL Server
21 56 (10.37%) Retail
21 56 (10.37%) Investment Banking
22 55 (10.19%) SaaS
23 54 (10.00%) CRM
23 54 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
24 53 (9.81%) Analytics
25 52 (9.63%) Technical Architecture

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 22 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (2.41%) Apache Spark
3 13 (2.41%) SAS
4 10 (1.85%) JBoss
5 9 (1.67%) MS Exchange
6 8 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (1.48%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.30%) Apache Solr
7 7 (1.30%) CMS
8 6 (1.11%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.11%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.93%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.74%) Apache
10 4 (0.74%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.74%) IIS
11 3 (0.56%) Confluence
11 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.37%) Jetty
Applications
1 8 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.11%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.74%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.74%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.19%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 87 (16.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (10.93%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (10.19%) SaaS
4 36 (6.67%) Office 365
5 30 (5.56%) IaaS
6 27 (5.00%) PaaS
7 25 (4.63%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (3.33%) npm
9 17 (3.15%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
11 10 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (1.67%) Force.com
12 9 (1.67%) Serverless
13 7 (1.30%) OneDrive
14 5 (0.93%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 5 (0.93%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 3 (0.56%) Veeva
16 1 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
16 1 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
16 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.00%) HTTP
2 22 (4.07%) Firewall
3 19 (3.52%) Wireless
4 18 (3.33%) WAN
5 17 (3.15%) SSL
6 14 (2.59%) VPN
7 12 (2.22%) LAN
8 10 (1.85%) Network Security
9 9 (1.67%) VLAN
10 8 (1.48%) Internet
10 8 (1.48%) Unified Communications
11 7 (1.30%) Skype
12 5 (0.93%) DNS
12 5 (0.93%) IP Telephony
12 5 (0.93%) SAN
13 4 (0.74%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.74%) TCP/IP
13 4 (0.74%) Wireless Security
14 3 (0.56%) WLAN
15 2 (0.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (14.07%) Big Data
2 57 (10.56%) SQL Server
3 41 (7.59%) NoSQL
4 36 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 31 (5.74%) Hadoop
6 25 (4.63%) MySQL
6 25 (4.63%) Relational Database
7 19 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (2.96%) MongoDB
9 15 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (2.78%) RDBMS
10 13 (2.41%) Azure SQL Database
10 13 (2.41%) OLAP
10 13 (2.41%) Oracle OLAP
11 12 (2.22%) Couchbase
12 11 (2.04%) Apache Hive
13 9 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (1.30%) Redis
15 6 (1.11%) CouchDB
15 6 (1.11%) Riak
Development Applications
1 20 (3.70%) Grunt
1 20 (3.70%) webpack
2 18 (3.33%) gulp
3 17 (3.15%) Git (software)
4 14 (2.59%) PostCSS
5 13 (2.41%) JIRA
6 9 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (1.48%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.48%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.93%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.56%) Ant
9 3 (0.56%) Lombardi
10 2 (0.37%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.37%) JUnit
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.37%) Selenium
10 2 (0.37%) Subversion
11 1 (0.19%) Cobertura
11 1 (0.19%) Hudson
General
1 158 (29.26%) Finance
2 99 (18.33%) Banking
3 56 (10.37%) Investment Banking
3 56 (10.37%) Retail
4 51 (9.44%) Retail Banking
5 17 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.59%) Advertising
7 13 (2.41%) Marketing
7 13 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.67%) Games
8 9 (1.67%) Legal
9 7 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.93%) German Language
10 5 (0.93%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.56%) Electronics
11 3 (0.56%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.56%) Publishing
12 2 (0.37%) French Language
13 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (29.07%) .NET
2 47 (8.70%) AngularJS
2 47 (8.70%) REST
3 43 (7.96%) HTML
4 40 (7.41%) CSS
5 36 (6.67%) Web Services
6 32 (5.93%) Node.js
7 31 (5.74%) RESTful
8 30 (5.56%) J2EE
8 30 (5.56%) XML
9 29 (5.37%) JSON
10 27 (5.00%) SOAP
11 26 (4.81%) Ajax
12 22 (4.07%) React
12 22 (4.07%) Spring
13 20 (3.70%) Backbone.js
13 20 (3.70%) Kafka
13 20 (3.70%) Redux
14 18 (3.33%) Sass
14 18 (3.33%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 89 (16.48%) Computer Science
2 54 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 48 (8.89%) Mobile App
4 38 (7.04%) Management Information System
5 36 (6.67%) Algorithms
5 36 (6.67%) Data Centre
6 33 (6.11%) User Experience
7 30 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
8 19 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (2.41%) Virtual Team
10 9 (1.67%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.48%) Fintech
12 7 (1.30%) Data Structures
13 6 (1.11%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.93%) Private Cloud
15 4 (0.74%) EMC VMAX
15 4 (0.74%) Hedge funds
16 3 (0.56%) DataPower
16 3 (0.56%) Internet of Things
17 2 (0.37%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (7.59%) Windows
2 35 (6.48%) Unix
3 17 (3.15%) Linux
4 13 (2.41%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.93%) Android
6 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.74%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.74%) CentOS
7 4 (0.74%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.19%) Solaris
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (50.93%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (20.74%) Scrum
3 89 (16.48%) TDD
4 85 (15.74%) Presales
5 77 (14.26%) Kanban
6 70 (12.96%) Microservices
7 57 (10.56%) Asset Management
7 57 (10.56%) Project Management
8 54 (10.00%) CRM
9 53 (9.81%) Analytics
10 52 (9.63%) Technical Architecture
11 51 (9.44%) Test Automation
12 50 (9.26%) DevOps
12 50 (9.26%) TOGAF
13 48 (8.89%) Mentoring
13 48 (8.89%) Wealth Management
14 44 (8.15%) SDLC
15 39 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (7.22%) Low Latency
15 39 (7.22%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 201 (37.22%) Java
2 111 (20.56%) SQL
3 92 (17.04%) JavaScript
4 91 (16.85%) C#
5 32 (5.93%) Perl
5 32 (5.93%) Python
6 22 (4.07%) Scala
7 21 (3.89%) PHP
7 21 (3.89%) PL/SQL
8 17 (3.15%) C++
8 17 (3.15%) Ruby
9 12 (2.22%) Apex Code
9 12 (2.22%) Go
10 10 (1.85%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.30%) Elixir
12 5 (0.93%) C
12 5 (0.93%) X++
13 4 (0.74%) Groovy
14 3 (0.56%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 88 (16.30%) Degree
2 43 (7.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (7.04%) Master's Degree
4 14 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (2.22%) CCNA
6 10 (1.85%) CCIE
7 8 (1.48%) MCSE
7 8 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.11%) CCNP
9 5 (0.93%) CCIE Data Center
9 5 (0.93%) CCIE Service Provider
9 5 (0.93%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.56%) CISA
10 3 (0.56%) CISM
10 3 (0.56%) CISSP
10 3 (0.56%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (0.56%) CSSLP
10 3 (0.56%) EMC Certification
10 3 (0.56%) SANS
10 3 (0.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.78%) WCAG
2 14 (2.59%) QA
3 4 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.56%) GCP
4 3 (0.56%) PMO
5 2 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.37%) EMIR
5 2 (0.37%) GDPR
5 2 (0.37%) MiFID
5 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (7.59%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.52%) Hyper-V
3 18 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.85%) Docker
5 2 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.37%) XenApp
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.19%) HDFS
6 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (2.04%) Puppet
1 11 (2.04%) SCVMM
2 8 (1.48%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.48%) SCCM
3 7 (1.30%) Mesos
4 6 (1.11%) Terraform
5 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.56%) SCOM
6 2 (0.37%) Ansible
6 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.37%) Oozie
6 2 (0.37%) QRadar
6 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (0.37%) TrustSec
7 1 (0.19%) MOM
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 116 (21.48%) Oracle
2 106 (19.63%) Microsoft
3 39 (7.22%) Cisco
4 34 (6.30%) VMware
5 30 (5.56%) Murex
6 26 (4.81%) Google
7 24 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (2.96%) SAP
9 15 (2.78%) Citrix
10 13 (2.41%) Red Hat
11 12 (2.22%) NetApp
12 11 (2.04%) F5
13 10 (1.85%) EMC
13 10 (1.85%) Splunk
13 10 (1.85%) TIBCO
14 8 (1.48%) Dell
15 6 (1.11%) BT
15 6 (1.11%) MuleSoft
15 6 (1.11%) Yahoo!
16 5 (0.93%) Informatica