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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Architect
Rank 623 642 600
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Architect 10 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.022% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.024% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 3
Average salary £90,000 £90,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +24.13%
UK excluding London average salary £61,500 £75,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +76.47%
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
41608 45886 41320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.66% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35298 38585 34779
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 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015.

Platform Architect Salary Histogram in London

Platform Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (56.25%) PaaS
2 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (37.50%) Puppet
3 6 (37.50%) RESTful
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (31.25%) Ansible
4 5 (31.25%) vCloud
4 5 (31.25%) OpenStack
4 5 (31.25%) Product Management
4 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (31.25%) Private Cloud
4 5 (31.25%) Public Cloud
4 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
4 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 4 (25.00%) SAP
5 4 (25.00%) IaaS
6 3 (18.75%) Office 365
6 3 (18.75%) SIEM
6 3 (18.75%) SaaS
6 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
6 3 (18.75%) DB2
6 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
6 3 (18.75%) Identity Management
6 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (18.75%) Citrix

Platform Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (31.25%) OpenStack
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Solr
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Pig
3 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) WebTrends
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) PaaS
2 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (25.00%) IaaS
5 3 (18.75%) Office 365
5 3 (18.75%) SaaS
6 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.25%) WPA
2 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
2 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) SNA
2 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) DB2
2 2 (12.50%) OLAP
2 2 (12.50%) OLTP
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) RESTful
2 3 (18.75%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Private Cloud
1 5 (31.25%) Public Cloud
2 3 (18.75%) Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Taxonomies
4 1 (6.25%) Ontologies
4 1 (6.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) Product Management
2 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (18.75%) Identity Management
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) SIEM
3 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Anomaly Detection
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
4 2 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MBA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (31.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
1 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (31.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) SAP
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) OpenText
5 1 (6.25%) McAfee
5 1 (6.25%) Teradata
5 1 (6.25%) Google
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Business Objects