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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform Architect
Rank 619 613 617
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Architect 8 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.009% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.010% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 7
Average salary £73,750 £80,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.81% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £47,500 £58,750
% change year-on-year
+52.63% -19.14%
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
42532 42025 45310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.70% 93.89% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35746 35385 39032
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 12 (48.00%) Internet
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 11 (44.00%) Finance
3 10 (40.00%) Banking
4 9 (36.00%) MySQL
5 7 (28.00%) Intel
5 7 (28.00%) SAN
5 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
5 7 (28.00%) Publishing
5 7 (28.00%) UNIX
5 7 (28.00%) Firewall
5 7 (28.00%) Apache
5 7 (28.00%) Tomcat
5 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
5 7 (28.00%) HTTP
5 7 (28.00%) DNS
5 7 (28.00%) Content Management
5 7 (28.00%) Scrum
5 7 (28.00%) VMware
5 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (28.00%) nginx
5 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (28.00%) SaaS
5 7 (28.00%) Software Architecture
5 7 (28.00%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (28.00%) Varnish
5 7 (28.00%) Akamai
5 7 (28.00%) MongoDB

Platform Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 7 (28.00%) Apache
1 7 (28.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (28.00%) nginx
1 7 (28.00%) OpenStack
2 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (28.00%) SaaS
2 5 (20.00%) IaaS
2 5 (20.00%) PaaS
2 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) Internet
2 7 (28.00%) SAN
2 7 (28.00%) Firewall
2 7 (28.00%) HTTP
2 7 (28.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) MySQL
2 7 (28.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Banking
3 7 (28.00%) Publishing
4 5 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (8.00%) Legal
5 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) J2EE
2 5 (20.00%) SOAP
2 5 (20.00%) RESTful
2 5 (20.00%) LAMP
3 4 (16.00%) Web Services
4 2 (8.00%) .NET
4 2 (8.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Online Banking
2 4 (16.00%) iSeries
2 4 (16.00%) AS400
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) UNIX
2 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
1 7 (28.00%) Content Management
1 7 (28.00%) Scrum
1 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (28.00%) Software Architecture
1 7 (28.00%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (28.00%) DevOps
1 7 (28.00%) Line Management
1 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
1 7 (28.00%) Coaching
2 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (20.00%) High Availability
2 5 (20.00%) Web Development
2 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (16.00%) Use Case
3 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (16.00%) UML
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) C#
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (28.00%) Varnish
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Intel
1 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (28.00%) VMware
1 7 (28.00%) Akamai
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
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