The median annual salary for an Applications Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Application Architect
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 755 790 818
Rank change year-on-year +35 +28  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Architect 128 133 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 95 98 123
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £46,450
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £85,000 £94,250
UK excluding London median salary £61,850 £65,000 £61,250
% change year-on-year -4.84% +6.12%  

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 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +31 111 £75,000 +8.69% 15
London +43 77 £75,000 -6.25% 7
City of London +33 15 £77,500 -6.06% 1
West Midlands +21 12 £55,000 -15.38%
South East +22 10 £67,500 +3.84% 3
Surrey +29 6 £72,500 - 1
Birmingham +13 6 £55,000 -
Scotland - 6 £67,500 -
South West +10 4 £60,000 - 2
West Yorkshire +16 3 £68,750 +37.50%
Leeds +11 3 £68,750 +19.56%
Yorkshire +6 3 £68,750 +37.50%
Gloucestershire - 3 - - 2
Woking - 3 £65,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £67,500 -
Cobham - 3 £80,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 3 £60,000 -
Dudley - 2 £55,000 -
Westminster - 2 £90,000 -
East Midlands +17 1 - - 1
East of England -11 1 £62,500 +4.16%
North West -50 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £75,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £53,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £58,500 - 1
Essex - 1 £62,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £67,500 -

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 84 (33.47%) SOA
1 84 (33.47%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (30.68%) TOGAF
3 72 (28.69%) Java
4 66 (26.29%) Oracle
5 59 (23.51%) Finance
6 53 (21.12%) Enterprise Software
7 48 (19.12%) Enterprise Architecture
8 46 (18.33%) Web Services
9 45 (17.93%) SOAP
9 45 (17.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 43 (17.13%) SQL
11 41 (16.33%) CRM
12 38 (15.14%) C#
13 36 (14.34%) SQL Server
13 36 (14.34%) Microservices
14 34 (13.55%) REST
15 33 (13.15%) IBM
16 31 (12.35%) JavaScript
16 31 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
16 31 (12.35%) Retail
16 31 (12.35%) Relational Database
17 28 (11.16%) Microsoft Azure
17 28 (11.16%) Open Source
17 28 (11.16%) Zachman Framework
18 27 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
18 27 (10.76%) .NET
18 27 (10.76%) DevOps
19 25 (9.96%) Microsoft
19 25 (9.96%) Spring

Applications Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 45 (17.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (4.38%) CMS
3 10 (3.98%) SAS
3 10 (3.98%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (2.79%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (2.39%) Apache
6 6 (2.39%) Mule
7 5 (1.99%) Alfresco
8 4 (1.59%) FileNet
9 3 (1.20%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.80%) JBoss
10 2 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (6.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (5.98%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (3.19%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (2.39%) SAP GRC
5 5 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.40%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.40%) Maximo
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.40%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.40%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.40%) Siebel CRM
6 1 (0.40%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (8.76%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (3.59%) PaaS
4 7 (2.79%) SaaS
5 2 (0.80%) IaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.40%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.40%) Office 365
6 1 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.18%) Internet
2 5 (1.99%) HTTP
3 3 (1.20%) Wireless
4 2 (0.80%) Firewall
4 2 (0.80%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.40%) DNS
5 1 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.40%) IPsec
5 1 (0.40%) Network Security
5 1 (0.40%) SSL
5 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.34%) SQL Server
2 31 (12.35%) Relational Database
3 21 (8.37%) NoSQL
4 20 (7.97%) Big Data
4 20 (7.97%) Hadoop
5 13 (5.18%) MongoDB
6 11 (4.38%) MySQL
7 9 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (3.59%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.79%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.39%) HBase
10 6 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.39%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.39%) SAP BW
10 6 (2.39%) SAP HANA
11 3 (1.20%) DB2
11 3 (1.20%) MarkLogic
12 2 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (8.37%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.58%) Jenkins
2 14 (5.58%) Maven
3 10 (3.98%) Visual Studio
4 9 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.99%) Subversion
6 3 (1.20%) JUnit
7 2 (0.80%) TeamCity
General
1 59 (23.51%) Finance
2 31 (12.35%) Retail
3 19 (7.57%) Banking
4 12 (4.78%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.39%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.59%) Marketing
6 4 (1.59%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.20%) Billing
7 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.80%) Games
8 2 (0.80%) Legal
8 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.40%) Law
9 1 (0.40%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.40%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (18.33%) Web Services
2 45 (17.93%) SOAP
3 34 (13.55%) REST
4 27 (10.76%) .NET
5 25 (9.96%) Spring
6 21 (8.37%) CSS
6 21 (8.37%) J2EE
7 20 (7.97%) Middleware
7 20 (7.97%) RESTful
8 19 (7.57%) AngularJS
9 17 (6.77%) ASP.NET
9 17 (6.77%) Java EE
10 16 (6.37%) jQuery
10 16 (6.37%) XML
11 14 (5.58%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (5.58%) Hibernate
12 13 (5.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (4.78%) JMS
14 11 (4.38%) JSON
14 11 (4.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 53 (21.12%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (7.17%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.18%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.98%) N-Tier
6 9 (3.59%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.39%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.99%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.20%) PKI
11 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.80%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.80%) Online Games
11 2 (0.80%) Smart City
12 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.40%) Fintech
12 1 (0.40%) FMCG
12 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.40%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.40%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.18%) Linux
2 9 (3.59%) Windows
3 5 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.80%) CentOS
4 2 (0.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (33.47%) Agile Software Development
1 84 (33.47%) SOA
2 77 (30.68%) TOGAF
3 48 (19.12%) Enterprise Architecture
4 41 (16.33%) CRM
5 36 (14.34%) Microservices
6 31 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (11.16%) Open Source
7 28 (11.16%) Zachman Framework
8 27 (10.76%) DevOps
8 27 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (9.16%) IT Strategy
10 21 (8.37%) Scrum
10 21 (8.37%) Test Automation
11 18 (7.17%) Analytics
11 18 (7.17%) Project Management
11 18 (7.17%) Technical Architecture
12 17 (6.77%) SDLC
13 16 (6.37%) ERP
14 15 (5.98%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 72 (28.69%) Java
2 43 (17.13%) SQL
3 38 (15.14%) C#
4 31 (12.35%) JavaScript
5 13 (5.18%) T-SQL
6 9 (3.59%) Python
6 9 (3.59%) VBA
7 7 (2.79%) C++
7 7 (2.79%) PHP
8 6 (2.39%) C
8 6 (2.39%) Ruby
9 5 (1.99%) Go
10 4 (1.59%) VB
10 4 (1.59%) VB6
10 4 (1.59%) VBScript
11 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.80%) Perl
12 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (9.96%) Degree
2 12 (4.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (4.38%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.59%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.39%) CITP
6 2 (0.80%) SANS
7 1 (0.40%) ACCA
7 1 (0.40%) CISA
7 1 (0.40%) CISSP
7 1 (0.40%) GCED
7 1 (0.40%) GCFA
7 1 (0.40%) GPEN
7 1 (0.40%) GPPA
7 1 (0.40%) GSNA
7 1 (0.40%) GSSP-JAVA
7 1 (0.40%) GWAPT
7 1 (0.40%) PhD
7 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.39%) QA
2 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.80%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 1 (0.40%) COBIT
3 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.40%) FATCA
3 1 (0.40%) MiFID
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.40%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (1.59%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.40%) XenApp
2 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.40%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 66 (26.29%) Oracle
2 33 (13.15%) IBM
3 25 (9.96%) Microsoft
4 18 (7.17%) SAP
5 11 (4.38%) Remedy
6 10 (3.98%) Splunk
7 8 (3.19%) Citrix
8 6 (2.39%) Informatica
8 6 (2.39%) Pega
9 5 (1.99%) Guidewire
9 5 (1.99%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.59%) AppDynamics
10 4 (1.59%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.20%) JDA
12 2 (0.80%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.80%) VMware
13 1 (0.40%) Avaloq
13 1 (0.40%) Google
13 1 (0.40%) Omniture
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Incredible bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Mint
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Net Talent
Salary: excellent package on offer
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
United Kingdom
Wipro
Salary: Highly Competitive + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 26 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Montash Limited
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago