Period
to 15 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 15 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 335 339 422
Rank change year-on-year +4 +83 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 694 676 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.97% 0.92% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.97% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 479 547 492
London median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £57,500 £60,750 £56,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £102,500 £97,500
England median annual salary £76,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% +7.14% +3.70%

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 68,362 69,999 80,009
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.28% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 55,617 56,977 69,425
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £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 15 July 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 July 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 -68 105 £75,000 -3.23% 23
West London +22 15 £75,000 +3.45% 13
East London +4 9 £62,500 -25.37% 2
South London +2 8 £82,500 -2.94% 1
North London +8 1 £77,500 +106.67%
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 July 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.

1 263 (37.90%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (30.26%) Finance
3 189 (27.23%) Java
4 165 (23.78%) Presales
5 152 (21.90%) Microsoft Azure
6 145 (20.89%) .NET
7 140 (20.17%) Amazon AWS
8 138 (19.88%) Technical Architecture
9 132 (19.02%) Degree
10 124 (17.87%) Microsoft
11 114 (16.43%) JavaScript
12 112 (16.14%) SQL
13 111 (15.99%) Big Data
14 108 (15.56%) Retail
15 100 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
16 99 (14.27%) Mentoring
17 98 (14.12%) Cisco
18 93 (13.40%) SOA
18 93 (13.40%) Analytics
19 92 (13.26%) Microservices
19 92 (13.26%) C#
19 92 (13.26%) Banking
20 91 (13.11%) SQL Server
21 89 (12.82%) CSS
22 86 (12.39%) Test Automation
23 85 (12.25%) Data Centre
24 83 (11.96%) Cisco Certification
25 81 (11.67%) TOGAF
26 80 (11.53%) VMware
26 80 (11.53%) HTML

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 40 (5.76%) IIS
2 35 (5.04%) SharePoint
3 29 (4.18%) Tomcat
4 25 (3.60%) Apache
5 21 (3.03%) Apache Spark
6 18 (2.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 14 (2.02%) CMS
8 11 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 10 (1.44%) SAS
9 10 (1.44%) WebSphere
10 9 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (1.30%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.15%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.86%) Commerce Server
12 6 (0.86%) Drupal
12 6 (0.86%) EPiServer
12 6 (0.86%) JBoss
12 6 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.72%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (1.73%) MS Visio
2 11 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 28 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (3.60%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.86%) SAP Hybris
4 4 (0.58%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 2 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.29%) Magento
5 2 (0.29%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 152 (21.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 140 (20.17%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (5.91%) Google Cloud Platform
4 38 (5.48%) PaaS
5 36 (5.19%) SaaS
6 35 (5.04%) Office 365
7 31 (4.47%) IaaS
7 31 (4.47%) npm
8 27 (3.89%) Cloud Computing
9 23 (3.31%) Dynamics 365
10 16 (2.31%) Force.com
11 11 (1.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 10 (1.44%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 6 (0.86%) Serverless
14 5 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
15 4 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
15 4 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
15 4 (0.58%) OpenShift
16 3 (0.43%) GitHub
17 2 (0.29%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 79 (11.38%) HTTP
2 71 (10.23%) Wireless
3 45 (6.48%) Unified Communications
4 44 (6.34%) Wireless Security
5 25 (3.60%) Firewall
6 17 (2.45%) Kerberos
6 17 (2.45%) Wireshark
7 16 (2.31%) SSL
8 13 (1.87%) WAN
9 10 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (1.44%) LAN
10 9 (1.30%) NetScaler
10 9 (1.30%) TCP/IP
11 8 (1.15%) Cisco Wireless
11 8 (1.15%) Network Security
11 8 (1.15%) SAN
12 7 (1.01%) HTTPS
12 7 (1.01%) SMS
13 6 (0.86%) DNS
13 6 (0.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (15.99%) Big Data
2 91 (13.11%) SQL Server
3 46 (6.63%) NoSQL
4 42 (6.05%) Relational Database
5 33 (4.76%) Hadoop
6 23 (3.31%) RDBMS
7 21 (3.03%) MongoDB
8 20 (2.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 18 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (2.59%) MySQL
10 16 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
12 12 (1.73%) CouchDB
13 10 (1.44%) OLAP
13 10 (1.44%) Oracle OLAP
14 9 (1.30%) Blockchain
15 6 (0.86%) Power BI
16 5 (0.72%) Apache Hive
16 5 (0.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 35 (5.04%) webpack
2 34 (4.90%) Git (software)
3 32 (4.61%) Grunt
3 32 (4.61%) gulp
4 27 (3.89%) PostCSS
5 24 (3.46%) TeamCity
6 22 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (2.74%) Octopus Deploy
7 19 (2.74%) Visual Studio Team System
8 17 (2.45%) Fiddler
9 11 (1.59%) JIRA
10 7 (1.01%) Jenkins
10 7 (1.01%) Subversion
11 6 (0.86%) Selenium
12 5 (0.72%) Gradle
13 4 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
14 3 (0.43%) Maven
14 3 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (0.43%) Visual Studio
15 2 (0.29%) JMeter
General
1 210 (30.26%) Finance
2 108 (15.56%) Retail
3 92 (13.26%) Banking
4 57 (8.21%) Manufacturing
5 54 (7.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 52 (7.49%) Telecoms
7 28 (4.03%) Marketing
8 24 (3.46%) German Language
8 24 (3.46%) Italian Language
9 19 (2.74%) Advertising
10 13 (1.87%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.30%) Automotive
12 7 (1.01%) Legal
13 5 (0.72%) Billing
13 5 (0.72%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.72%) Military
14 4 (0.58%) Electronics
15 3 (0.43%) Games
15 3 (0.43%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (20.89%) .NET
2 89 (12.82%) CSS
3 80 (11.53%) HTML
4 75 (10.81%) Web Services
5 73 (10.52%) REST
6 64 (9.22%) Node.js
7 55 (7.93%) Ajax
7 55 (7.93%) XML
8 53 (7.64%) RESTful
9 51 (7.35%) AngularJS
10 45 (6.48%) React
11 44 (6.34%) jQuery
12 38 (5.48%) Sass
13 31 (4.47%) Vue (Vue.js)
14 29 (4.18%) JSON
15 28 (4.03%) SOAP
16 27 (3.89%) Entity Framework
16 27 (3.89%) SVG
17 26 (3.75%) Redux
18 22 (3.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 85 (12.25%) Data Centre
2 64 (9.22%) Enterprise Software
3 61 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (8.50%) Mobile App
5 45 (6.48%) User Experience
6 43 (6.20%) Computer Science
7 41 (5.91%) Greenfield Project
8 40 (5.76%) Public Cloud
9 32 (4.61%) Fintech
10 20 (2.88%) N-Tier
11 19 (2.74%) PKI
12 16 (2.31%) Management Information System
12 16 (2.31%) Virtual Team
13 11 (1.59%) Digital Signage
13 11 (1.59%) EMC VMAX
13 11 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
13 11 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
14 7 (1.01%) Fat Client
14 7 (1.01%) Hedge funds
14 7 (1.01%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 73 (10.52%) Windows
2 25 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (3.17%) Linux
3 22 (3.17%) Unix
3 22 (3.17%) Windows Server
4 13 (1.87%) Windows 10
5 10 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.15%) AIX
7 5 (0.72%) HPUX
7 5 (0.72%) Solaris
8 3 (0.43%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.29%) Android
9 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (37.90%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (23.78%) Presales
3 138 (19.88%) Technical Architecture
4 100 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
5 99 (14.27%) Mentoring
6 93 (13.40%) Analytics
6 93 (13.40%) SOA
7 92 (13.26%) Microservices
8 86 (12.39%) Test Automation
9 81 (11.67%) TOGAF
10 73 (10.52%) Problem-Solving
11 69 (9.94%) Network Design
11 69 (9.94%) Scrum
12 67 (9.65%) DevOps
13 66 (9.51%) TDD
14 53 (7.64%) Decision-Making
15 46 (6.63%) CRM
15 46 (6.63%) OO
15 46 (6.63%) SDLC
16 43 (6.20%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 189 (27.23%) Java
2 114 (16.43%) JavaScript
3 112 (16.14%) SQL
4 92 (13.26%) C#
5 35 (5.04%) Python
6 33 (4.76%) T-SQL
7 31 (4.47%) C++
7 31 (4.47%) Java 8
8 22 (3.17%) Scala
9 20 (2.88%) Ruby
10 19 (2.74%) Apex Code
11 17 (2.45%) PowerShell
11 17 (2.45%) Shell Script
12 15 (2.16%) Go
13 11 (1.59%) VBScript
14 6 (0.86%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.86%) Groovy
15 5 (0.72%) PHP
16 4 (0.58%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 132 (19.02%) Degree
2 83 (11.96%) Cisco Certification
3 74 (10.66%) CCIE
4 63 (9.08%) CCNA
5 39 (5.62%) CCNP
6 24 (3.46%) CCIE Data Center
6 24 (3.46%) CCIE Service Provider
6 24 (3.46%) TOGAF Certification
7 22 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (1.73%) CCIE Security
9 12 (1.73%) Security Cleared
10 11 (1.59%) CCDP
10 11 (1.59%) EMC Certification
11 10 (1.44%) CCDE
11 10 (1.44%) CCIE Wireless
11 10 (1.44%) SC Cleared
12 9 (1.30%) VCAP
12 9 (1.30%) VCDX
12 9 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.88%) WCAG
2 17 (2.45%) QA
3 8 (1.15%) GDPR
4 5 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.72%) PMO
5 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.29%) MiFID
7 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.14%) PSD2
7 1 (0.14%) SEPA
System Software
1 58 (8.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (8.07%) Active Directory
3 35 (5.04%) Hyper-V
4 29 (4.18%) Docker
5 9 (1.30%) BitLocker
5 9 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.86%) VMware NSX
7 4 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.43%) NFS
8 3 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (3.46%) Kubernetes
2 18 (2.59%) SCCM
3 15 (2.16%) SCVMM
4 12 (1.73%) ITRS Geneos
5 6 (0.86%) Puppet
6 5 (0.72%) Ansible
6 5 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.43%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.29%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.29%) Kibana
8 2 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.29%) Salt
8 2 (0.29%) Terraform
9 1 (0.14%) Mesos
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 124 (17.87%) Microsoft
2 98 (14.12%) Cisco
3 80 (11.53%) VMware
4 67 (9.65%) Splunk
5 66 (9.51%) Oracle
6 64 (9.22%) F5
7 58 (8.36%) EMC
7 58 (8.36%) NetApp
8 56 (8.07%) Dell
9 51 (7.35%) Salesforce.com
10 48 (6.92%) Google
11 31 (4.47%) SAP
12 21 (3.03%) Citrix
12 21 (3.03%) IBM
13 17 (2.45%) ForgeRock
14 14 (2.02%) Nintex
14 14 (2.02%) Workday
15 13 (1.87%) hybris
16 12 (1.73%) AppDynamics
17 11 (1.59%) Red Hat