The median annual salary for a Applications Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Architect
UK
Rank 742 810 816
Rank change year-on-year +68 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Architect 123 131 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 92 88 123
Median salary £72,500 £67,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.20% -10.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £84,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £67,000 £66,250
% change year-on-year -2.98% +1.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80774 98602 101550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.35% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 66963 82534 82926
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Applications Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Applications Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Architect in the UK

Applications Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Applications Architect in the UK

Applications Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Architect over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Architect in the UK

Applications Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +107 115 £72,500 +8.20% 12
London +113 68 £85,000 +11.47% 6
South East +35 16 £65,000 -3.70% 1
West Midlands +26 8 £65,000 -2.98%
Berkshire +25 7 £75,000 -
East Sussex - 7 £50,000 - 1
Brighton - 7 £50,000 - 1
Birmingham +19 6 £65,000 -13.33%
Scotland +11 6 £72,500 - 1
City of London +44 5 £77,500 +5.08% 3
East of England +23 5 £70,000 +12.00% 3
South West +17 5 £57,500 -31.54% 1
North West -22 5 £52,500 -38.23%
Manchester -23 5 £52,500 -38.23%
Yorkshire +9 4 £50,000 -13.04%
East Midlands +4 4 £75,000 - 1
Bristol - 4 £57,500 - 1
North Yorkshire +9 3 £50,000 -13.04%
Edinburgh +9 3 £55,000 -21.42%
Cambridge +8 3 £65,000 +4.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 3 £65,000 +4.00% 1
Bromley - 3 - -
Surrey +53 2 £72,500 -
Leicestershire -7 2 - - 1
Solihull -10 2 £65,000 -2.98%
Hertfordshire - 2 £70,000 - 1
Perth and Kinross - 2 £72,500 -
Slough +21 1 £100,000 +42.85%
Glasgow +13 1 £72,500 -
Woking +7 1 £65,000 -

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Applications 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 featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 81 (32.02%) SOA
2 79 (31.23%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (26.09%) Oracle
4 63 (24.90%) Enterprise Software
5 62 (24.51%) Microsoft
5 62 (24.51%) Enterprise Architecture
6 56 (22.13%) TOGAF
7 54 (21.34%) Java
8 53 (20.95%) Web Services
9 50 (19.76%) SQL Server
10 48 (18.97%) Finance
11 44 (17.39%) .NET
12 42 (16.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 35 (13.83%) SOAP
14 34 (13.44%) IBM
15 33 (13.04%) C#
16 30 (11.86%) Zachman Framework
17 29 (11.46%) Microservices
17 29 (11.46%) IT Strategy
18 28 (11.07%) Relational Database
19 26 (10.28%) Retail
19 26 (10.28%) ASP.NET
20 24 (9.49%) SQL
20 24 (9.49%) JavaScript
21 23 (9.09%) REST
21 23 (9.09%) OO
21 23 (9.09%) CRM
22 22 (8.70%) Middleware
23 21 (8.30%) Project Management
23 21 (8.30%) Big Data

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 42 (16.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (4.74%) WebSphere
3 11 (4.35%) JBoss
3 11 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 10 (3.95%) CMS
5 9 (3.56%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.16%) Apache
7 5 (1.98%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.58%) Documentum
9 3 (1.19%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.79%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.79%) FileNet
10 2 (0.79%) JCAPS
10 2 (0.79%) SAS
11 1 (0.40%) Mule
11 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
Applications
1 20 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.40%) Autodesk Inventor
2 1 (0.40%) MS Office
2 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.40%) Siemens NX
2 1 (0.40%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (3.95%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (3.56%) Temenos T24
3 8 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (3.16%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.19%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.40%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.40%) Maximo
5 1 (0.40%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.51%) SaaS
2 18 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.74%) PaaS
4 10 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.58%) IaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.32%) HTTP
2 8 (3.16%) Wireless
3 6 (2.37%) Firewall
3 6 (2.37%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (2.37%) IPsec
3 6 (2.37%) Network Security
3 6 (2.37%) SSL
3 6 (2.37%) VPN
4 1 (0.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (19.76%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.07%) Relational Database
3 21 (8.30%) Big Data
4 12 (4.74%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.56%) Hadoop
5 9 (3.56%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (1.19%) HBase
8 3 (1.19%) MarkLogic
9 2 (0.79%) DB2
9 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.40%) Endeca
10 1 (0.40%) GIS
10 1 (0.40%) MySQL
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (4.74%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.35%) AppScan
2 11 (4.35%) Burp Suite
2 11 (4.35%) Paros
3 10 (3.95%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.56%) Maven
5 5 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.98%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.79%) TeamCity
General
1 48 (18.97%) Finance
2 26 (10.28%) Retail
3 13 (5.14%) Banking
4 7 (2.77%) Law
4 7 (2.77%) Marketing
5 6 (2.37%) Legal
6 5 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.58%) Billing
8 3 (1.19%) Games
8 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.79%) Publishing
9 2 (0.79%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Back Office
10 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.40%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (20.95%) Web Services
2 44 (17.39%) .NET
3 35 (13.83%) SOAP
4 26 (10.28%) ASP.NET
5 23 (9.09%) REST
6 22 (8.70%) Middleware
7 19 (7.51%) Java EE
7 19 (7.51%) RESTful
7 19 (7.51%) Spring
8 12 (4.74%) AngularJS
8 12 (4.74%) CSS
8 12 (4.74%) J2EE
9 11 (4.35%) jQuery
10 10 (3.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (3.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (3.56%) Hibernate
11 9 (3.56%) JSON
12 7 (2.77%) WCF
12 7 (2.77%) XML
13 6 (2.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (24.90%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.16%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.77%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.37%) Robotics
6 5 (1.98%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.58%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.19%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.19%) PKI
9 2 (0.79%) EPoS
9 2 (0.79%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.79%) Online Games
9 2 (0.79%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.79%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.40%) Contactless
10 1 (0.40%) FMCG
10 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.16%) Windows
2 3 (1.19%) Linux
3 2 (0.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (32.02%) SOA
2 79 (31.23%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (24.51%) Enterprise Architecture
4 56 (22.13%) TOGAF
5 30 (11.86%) Zachman Framework
6 29 (11.46%) IT Strategy
6 29 (11.46%) Microservices
7 23 (9.09%) CRM
7 23 (9.09%) OO
8 21 (8.30%) Line Management
8 21 (8.30%) Project Management
9 20 (7.91%) Security Architecture
10 19 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (7.51%) Use Case
11 18 (7.11%) Mentoring
12 17 (6.72%) Risk Analysis
12 17 (6.72%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (6.72%) Waterfall
13 15 (5.93%) Data Architecture
13 15 (5.93%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (21.34%) Java
2 33 (13.04%) C#
3 24 (9.49%) JavaScript
3 24 (9.49%) SQL
4 11 (4.35%) VB.NET
5 9 (3.56%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.98%) VBA
7 4 (1.58%) C++
7 4 (1.58%) VB
7 4 (1.58%) VB6
7 4 (1.58%) VBScript
8 2 (0.79%) C
9 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.40%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (5.53%) CISA
1 14 (5.53%) CISSP
1 14 (5.53%) Degree
2 11 (4.35%) CISM
2 11 (4.35%) CSSLP
3 9 (3.56%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.77%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.19%) GCED
5 3 (1.19%) GCFA
5 3 (1.19%) GPEN
5 3 (1.19%) GPPA
5 3 (1.19%) GSNA
5 3 (1.19%) GSSP-JAVA
5 3 (1.19%) GWAPT
6 2 (0.79%) APMP
6 2 (0.79%) SANS
7 1 (0.40%) CCSP
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (0.79%) QA
1 2 (0.79%) Web Application Security Consortium
2 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.19%) Apache Flume
1 3 (1.19%) Docker
1 3 (1.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (4.35%) HP Fortify
1 11 (4.35%) WebInspect
2 1 (0.40%) Nessus
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 66 (26.09%) Oracle
2 62 (24.51%) Microsoft
3 34 (13.44%) IBM
4 12 (4.74%) SAP
5 11 (4.35%) HP
6 9 (3.56%) Remedy
7 6 (2.37%) Blue Prism
7 6 (2.37%) EMC
8 5 (1.98%) Citrix
8 5 (1.98%) Informatica
8 5 (1.98%) TOWER Software
9 4 (1.58%) Kofax
10 3 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.19%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.79%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.79%) CA
11 2 (0.79%) Guidewire
11 2 (0.79%) Sage
11 2 (0.79%) Splunk
11 2 (0.79%) Sun
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