The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems 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 Systems Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Architect
Rank 783 794 698
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -96
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 83 93 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.086% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.091% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 73 69 125
Average salary £56,359 £55,000 £62,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.47% -11.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £73,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
Systems 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
95842 101955 94501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.45% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 80836 83289 79215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Systems Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Systems Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Systems Architect Salary Trend in England

Systems Architect
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Systems Architect Salary Histogram in England

Systems 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 Systems Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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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 +3 28 £68,750 +14.58% 1
South East -4 16 £45,000 -14.28% 3
West Midlands +16 11 £55,000 -
North West +4 8 £62,250 -
South West -9 7 £51,929 -5.58%
Yorkshire +17 5 £41,000 - 1
East of England -2 4 £65,000 -16.12% 1
East Midlands - 4 £48,750 - 1
Systems Architect
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Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Systems 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 Systems Architect in their job title.

1 46 (33.09%) Finance
2 42 (30.22%) Java
3 33 (23.74%) Oracle
4 29 (20.86%) Business Analysis
5 28 (20.14%) Web Services
6 24 (17.27%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (16.55%) .NET
8 22 (15.83%) SQL
9 21 (15.11%) Windows
9 21 (15.11%) QA
10 20 (14.39%) SQL Server
11 19 (13.67%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (13.67%) Degree
11 19 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (12.95%) TOGAF
13 15 (10.79%) XML
13 15 (10.79%) CRM
13 15 (10.79%) ERP
13 15 (10.79%) Enterprise Architecture
13 15 (10.79%) Relational Database
14 14 (10.07%) Pega
14 14 (10.07%) E-Commerce
15 13 (9.35%) UML
15 13 (9.35%) SOA
15 13 (9.35%) RDBMS
15 13 (9.35%) Internet
15 13 (9.35%) SDLC
16 12 (8.63%) Data Architecture
17 11 (7.91%) JSON
17 11 (7.91%) Management Information System

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Systems 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 Systems Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (6.47%) IIS
2 7 (5.04%) CMS
3 6 (4.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (2.88%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (2.88%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.16%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.44%) Mule
6 2 (1.44%) Lync
6 2 (1.44%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.44%) JBoss
6 2 (1.44%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (3.60%) MS Office
1 5 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.60%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.44%) Agresso
2 2 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.44%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.32%) SaaS
2 3 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.44%) IaaS
3 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.72%) PaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.35%) Internet
2 5 (3.60%) Wireless
3 3 (2.16%) LAN
3 3 (2.16%) WAN
3 3 (2.16%) DHCP
3 3 (2.16%) DNS
4 2 (1.44%) Firewall
5 1 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.72%) SAN
5 1 (0.72%) LDAP
5 1 (0.72%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.72%) FTP
5 1 (0.72%) HTTP
5 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.79%) Relational Database
3 13 (9.35%) RDBMS
4 7 (5.04%) DB2
5 6 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.32%) Oracle Exadata
6 5 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.44%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (1.44%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.44%) OLAP
9 1 (0.72%) OLTP
9 1 (0.72%) MySQL
9 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.72%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Rational Application Developer
2 3 (2.16%) Ant
3 2 (1.44%) Maven
3 2 (1.44%) JIRA
3 2 (1.44%) Hudson
3 2 (1.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.72%) Behat
4 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.72%) PHPUnit
General
1 46 (33.09%) Finance
2 7 (5.04%) Retail
3 6 (4.32%) Banking
4 4 (2.88%) Marketing
4 4 (2.88%) Advertising
5 3 (2.16%) Electronics
5 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.16%) Military
5 3 (2.16%) Avionics
6 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.72%) Games
7 1 (0.72%) Automotive
7 1 (0.72%) Ukrainian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (20.14%) Web Services
2 23 (16.55%) .NET
3 15 (10.79%) XML
4 11 (7.91%) JSON
5 10 (7.19%) Java EE
6 9 (6.47%) J2EE
6 9 (6.47%) .NET Framework
7 8 (5.76%) HTML
7 8 (5.76%) CSS
8 7 (5.04%) JSP
8 7 (5.04%) Servlets
8 7 (5.04%) Spring
9 5 (3.60%) SAML
9 5 (3.60%) SOAP
9 5 (3.60%) RESTful
10 4 (2.88%) OAuth
10 4 (2.88%) Play Framework
10 4 (2.88%) EJB
11 3 (2.16%) JMS
12 2 (1.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.91%) N-Tier
2 11 (7.91%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.76%) Data Integration
4 6 (4.32%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.88%) Oracle Exalogic
5 4 (2.88%) Derivative
5 4 (2.88%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.16%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.16%) Data Conversion
6 3 (2.16%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.16%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.44%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.44%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.72%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.72%) User Experience
8 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.11%) Windows
2 11 (7.91%) Linux
3 9 (6.47%) UNIX
4 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.16%) AIX
5 3 (2.16%) Solaris
5 3 (2.16%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.44%) Windows NT
6 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.86%) Business Analysis
2 24 (17.27%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (13.67%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (12.95%) TOGAF
5 15 (10.79%) Enterprise Architecture
5 15 (10.79%) CRM
5 15 (10.79%) ERP
6 14 (10.07%) E-Commerce
7 13 (9.35%) SOA
7 13 (9.35%) UML
7 13 (9.35%) SDLC
8 12 (8.63%) Data Architecture
9 11 (7.91%) OO
9 11 (7.91%) Data Modelling
10 10 (7.19%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (6.47%) Scrum
11 9 (6.47%) Mentoring
12 8 (5.76%) DevOps
12 8 (5.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 42 (30.22%) Java
2 22 (15.83%) SQL
3 11 (7.91%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.32%) C
4 6 (4.32%) Python
5 5 (3.60%) C++
6 4 (2.88%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.44%) PHP
8 1 (0.72%) C#
8 1 (0.72%) Ruby
8 1 (0.72%) XPath
8 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (13.67%) Degree
2 9 (6.47%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.16%) Chartered Engineer
4 3 (2.16%) PhD
5 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.44%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) MCSE
6 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.11%) QA
2 2 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.72%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (5.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.88%) Docker
3 2 (1.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.72%) vSphere
4 1 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.72%) UAG
4 1 (0.72%) vCloud
4 1 (0.72%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.16%) Ansible
2 2 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.44%) SCCM
2 2 (1.44%) SCOM
2 2 (1.44%) Puppet
3 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (23.74%) Oracle
2 14 (10.07%) Pega
3 8 (5.76%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.32%) Adobe
4 6 (4.32%) ATG
4 6 (4.32%) IBM
5 3 (2.16%) VMware
5 3 (2.16%) Actimize
5 3 (2.16%) Sybase
6 2 (1.44%) SAP
6 2 (1.44%) HP
6 2 (1.44%) BEA
6 2 (1.44%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.44%) Vitria
7 1 (0.72%) Informatica
7 1 (0.72%) JDA
7 1 (0.72%) Zend
7 1 (0.72%) ProCurve
7 1 (0.72%) Dell
7 1 (0.72%) EMC
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