The table below looks at the statistics for the Platform Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Platform Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform Architect
Rank 831 843 871
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Architect 34 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.020% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.021% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 29 17 5
Average salary £72,800 £65,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +10.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £66,600 £44,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £85,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £44,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+53.40% -26.66%
Platform Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Platform Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Platform Architect in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Platform Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Platform Architect
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Platform Architect across the England region.

Platform Architect Salary Trend in England

Platform Architect
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Platform Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Platform Architect Salary Histogram in England

Platform Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +10 27 £75,000 - 1
South East - 7 £67,000 -
Platform Architect
UK

Platform Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Platform Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Platform Architect in their job title.

1 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (52.08%) Banking
3 23 (47.92%) Internet
4 21 (43.75%) Linux
5 15 (31.25%) VMware
5 15 (31.25%) Online Banking
5 15 (31.25%) Web Development
5 15 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (31.25%) OpenStack
6 14 (29.17%) MySQL
7 13 (27.08%) Apache
7 13 (27.08%) DNS
7 13 (27.08%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (22.92%) Finance
9 10 (20.83%) Firewall
9 10 (20.83%) Retail
10 9 (18.75%) Cisco
10 9 (18.75%) Scrum
10 9 (18.75%) IaaS
11 8 (16.67%) UNIX
11 8 (16.67%) Tomcat
11 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
11 8 (16.67%) HTTP
11 8 (16.67%) Intel
11 8 (16.67%) SAN
11 8 (16.67%) Red Hat
11 8 (16.67%) Publishing
11 8 (16.67%) Content Management
11 8 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (16.67%) nginx

Platform Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Platform Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Platform Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (31.25%) OpenStack
2 13 (27.08%) Apache
3 8 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 8 (16.67%) nginx
4 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) IaaS
2 8 (16.67%) SaaS
3 7 (14.58%) OpenShift
4 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (47.92%) Internet
2 13 (27.08%) DNS
3 10 (20.83%) Firewall
4 8 (16.67%) SAN
4 8 (16.67%) HTTP
5 7 (14.58%) Software-Defined Networking
6 5 (10.42%) LDAP
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.08%) NFC
8 1 (2.08%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) MySQL
2 8 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.08%) Xcelsius
4 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
General
1 25 (52.08%) Banking
2 11 (22.92%) Finance
3 10 (20.83%) Retail
4 8 (16.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) J2EE
2 3 (6.25%) SOAP
3 2 (4.17%) Web Services
3 2 (4.17%) .NET
3 2 (4.17%) RESTful
4 1 (2.08%) Middleware
4 1 (2.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Online Banking
2 7 (14.58%) Open Source
3 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) AS400
4 2 (4.17%) iSeries
5 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.08%) EMV
5 1 (2.08%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 21 (43.75%) Linux
2 8 (16.67%) UNIX
2 8 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (14.58%) Windows
4 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) Web Development
3 13 (27.08%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (18.75%) Scrum
5 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 8 (16.67%) Content Management
5 8 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (16.67%) DevOps
5 8 (16.67%) Line Management
6 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 6 (12.50%) Coaching
7 4 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (8.33%) OOP
7 4 (8.33%) OO
8 2 (4.17%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.17%) UML
8 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.17%) Use Case
8 2 (4.17%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) PHP
2 4 (8.33%) Java
2 4 (8.33%) Perl
3 2 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) C++
4 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 15 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (16.67%) Varnish
3 5 (10.42%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) SELinux
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) VMware
2 9 (18.75%) Cisco
3 8 (16.67%) Intel
3 8 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 8 (16.67%) Akamai
4 7 (14.58%) HP
4 7 (14.58%) Dell
4 7 (14.58%) IBM
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle
5 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.08%) SAP
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.08%) Tableau
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Mason Frank
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