The first table below looks at the demand for the Platform Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform Architect
Rank 629 587 631
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Architect 17 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.035% 0.034% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.036% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 2
Average salary £82,500 £75,000 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £52,750
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £74,750
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £42,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+70.58% -32.00%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45135 41404 48816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.36% 93.46% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 37931 34643 42521
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Platform Architect
England

Platform Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Platform Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Platform Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Platform Architect Salary Trend in London

Platform Architect
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Platform Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Platform Architect Salary Histogram in London

Platform Architect
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
City of London - 6 £82,500 - 1
Platform Architect
England

Platform Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) Internet
3 6 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
4 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (27.78%) OpenStack
4 5 (27.78%) IaaS
4 5 (27.78%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (27.78%) DevOps
4 5 (27.78%) Content Management
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) nginx
4 5 (27.78%) RESTful
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (27.78%) SaaS
4 5 (27.78%) PaaS
4 5 (27.78%) Software Architecture
4 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (27.78%) Varnish
4 5 (27.78%) Akamai
4 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
4 5 (27.78%) High Availability
4 5 (27.78%) MySQL

Platform Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 5 (27.78%) Apache
1 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
1 5 (27.78%) nginx
1 5 (27.78%) OpenStack
2 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (27.78%) SaaS
1 5 (27.78%) PaaS
1 5 (27.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Internet
2 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) HTTP
2 5 (27.78%) DNS
2 5 (27.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
1 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 5 (27.78%) Publishing
4 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
4 2 (11.11%) Legal
5 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) SOAP
1 5 (27.78%) LAMP
1 5 (27.78%) RESTful
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) AS400
1 4 (22.22%) iSeries
2 1 (5.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (27.78%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
1 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (27.78%) Scrum
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (27.78%) Content Management
1 5 (27.78%) Software Architecture
1 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (27.78%) High Availability
1 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (27.78%) DevOps
1 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
2 4 (22.22%) Use Case
2 4 (22.22%) UML
2 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) Varnish
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Akamai
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Intel
2 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) EMC
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50960 - £72800 per annum + Exc. Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
London
RBS
Salary: £Competitive plus 30% cash and benefit funding programme
Posted: 8 days ago