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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Architect
Rank 609 628 604
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Architect 12 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.038% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.040% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 15
Average salary £90,000 £82,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £95,000 £70,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +64.70%
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
41192 44708 41427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.24% 93.41% 93.55%
Number of salaries quoted 34954 37540 34642
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 £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 4 August 2015.

Platform Architect Salary Histogram in London

Platform Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 11 (55.00%) PaaS
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (45.00%) RESTful
2 9 (45.00%) Puppet
2 9 (45.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (40.00%) vCloud
3 8 (40.00%) OpenStack
3 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (40.00%) Ansible
3 8 (40.00%) Private Cloud
3 8 (40.00%) Public Cloud
3 8 (40.00%) Product Management
3 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) Firewall
5 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (20.00%) Degree
5 4 (20.00%) SAP
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (15.00%) DB2
6 3 (15.00%) OLAP
6 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.00%) Middleware
6 3 (15.00%) Citrix
6 3 (15.00%) Clustering
6 3 (15.00%) Identity Management

Platform Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 8 (40.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) WebTrends
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) PaaS
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (15.00%) SaaS
3 3 (15.00%) Office 365
3 3 (15.00%) IaaS
4 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.00%) WPA
2 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) SNA
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) DB2
1 3 (15.00%) OLAP
2 2 (10.00%) OLTP
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) RESTful
2 3 (15.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Private Cloud
1 8 (40.00%) Public Cloud
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (5.00%) Taxonomies
3 1 (5.00%) Ontologies
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Physics
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (40.00%) Product Management
2 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.00%) Identity Management
3 3 (15.00%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (15.00%) SIEM
3 3 (15.00%) Analytics
3 3 (15.00%) Cyber Security
3 3 (15.00%) Anomaly Detection
3 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C
1 2 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) Ruby
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) C++
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) MBA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (40.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Puppet
1 9 (45.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (40.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) SAP
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Teradata
4 2 (10.00%) OpenText
5 1 (5.00%) Google
5 1 (5.00%) McAfee
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft