The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Architect
Rank 619 608 609
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Architect 10 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.023% 0.041% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.044% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 15
Average salary £90,000 £76,250 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.03% +1.66%
UK excluding London average salary £95,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+40.74% +12.50%
Platform Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40877 42981 40955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.19% 93.47% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 34929 35901 34378
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

Platform Architect Salary Histogram in London

Platform Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 13 (56.52%) RESTful
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (56.52%) PaaS
2 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (52.17%) VMware
3 11 (47.83%) Configuration Management
3 11 (47.83%) Puppet
3 11 (47.83%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (47.83%) vCloud
3 11 (47.83%) OpenStack
3 11 (47.83%) Product Management
3 11 (47.83%) Ansible
3 11 (47.83%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (47.83%) Private Cloud
3 11 (47.83%) Public Cloud
4 6 (26.09%) Firewall
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle
5 4 (17.39%) OLAP
5 4 (17.39%) Degree
6 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
6 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
6 3 (13.04%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (13.04%) Anomaly Detection
6 3 (13.04%) Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) Cyber Security
6 3 (13.04%) Big Data
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.04%) Citrix
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management

Platform Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 11 (47.83%) OpenStack
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (56.52%) PaaS
2 11 (47.83%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.70%) SaaS
3 2 (8.70%) Office 365
3 2 (8.70%) IaaS
4 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
4 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.35%) WPA
2 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.35%) Bluetooth
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
2 1 (4.35%) SNA
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) OLAP
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Big Data
3 2 (8.70%) DB2
3 2 (8.70%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (8.70%) OLTP
4 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Spanish Language
2 1 (4.35%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) RESTful
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Private Cloud
1 11 (47.83%) Public Cloud
2 3 (13.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) LPAR
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Taxonomies
4 1 (4.35%) Ontologies
4 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.35%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) AIX
2 1 (4.35%) Solaris
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) CentOS
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Configuration Management
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (47.83%) Product Management
2 3 (13.04%) Analytics
2 3 (13.04%) Cyber Security
2 3 (13.04%) Anomaly Detection
2 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
2 3 (13.04%) Electronic Trading
2 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.70%) Identity Management
3 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.70%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Modelling
3 2 (8.70%) SIEM
3 2 (8.70%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.35%) SDLC
4 1 (4.35%) MapReduce
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
1 2 (8.70%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) Ruby
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) C++
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (47.83%) vCloud
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.35%) Xen
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) Puppet
1 11 (47.83%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (47.83%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) Teradata
4 2 (8.70%) OpenText
4 2 (8.70%) SAP
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) SunGard
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) CommVault
5 1 (4.35%) Bloomberg
5 1 (4.35%) McAfee
5 1 (4.35%) Google