The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Architect
Rank 791 652 729
Rank change year-on-year
-139 +77
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Architect 113 232 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 90 180 138
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £32,509
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,750 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+5.65% -8.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Applications Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applications Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Architect within the UK.

Applications Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Applications Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Architect over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 within the UK.

Applications Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 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
England -128 104 £63,750 -1.92% 18
North West +9 27 £55,000 -15.38% 1
London -73 22 £92,500 +32.14% 9
South East -24 18 £60,000 -7.69% 3
Manchester -1 17 £52,500 -19.23%
Birmingham -6 10 £70,000 +25.56% 2
Cheshire -7 10 £60,000 +41.17% 1
West Midlands -18 10 £70,000 +25.56% 3
Yorkshire -58 8 £57,500 +27.77%
Stockport - 8 £52,500 -
City of London +1 6 £90,000 +28.57% 3
Hampshire -15 6 £60,000 +4.34%
West Yorkshire -62 6 £57,500 +27.77%
Leeds -63 6 £57,500 +27.77%
Basingstoke - 5 £60,000 -
Knutsford - 5 £60,000 -
Scotland -3 4 £59,500 -8.46%
Surrey -16 4 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +4 3 £62,500 -26.47%
Glasgow -4 3 £61,500 -3.52%
Abingdon - 3 £55,000 -
Reigate - 3 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £55,000 -
East Midlands -14 2 £65,000 -27.77%
Watford -19 2 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Hertfordshire -26 2 £50,000 -9.09% 2
East of England -42 2 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Leicestershire - 2 £65,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £42,500 -

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Applications 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 Applications Architect in their job title.

1 142 (45.37%) Java
2 117 (37.38%) Oracle
3 105 (33.55%) Finance
4 96 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (30.35%) .NET
6 74 (23.64%) J2EE
7 69 (22.04%) Microsoft
8 62 (19.81%) TOGAF
9 59 (18.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 57 (18.21%) SQL
11 56 (17.89%) Enterprise Architecture
12 52 (16.61%) Degree
12 52 (16.61%) SOA
13 49 (15.65%) SQL Server
14 47 (15.02%) SAP
14 47 (15.02%) Banking
15 46 (14.70%) UML
15 46 (14.70%) Project Management
16 40 (12.78%) Enterprise Software
17 39 (12.46%) Waterfall
18 35 (11.18%) Mainframe
18 35 (11.18%) ASP.NET
19 34 (10.86%) C#
20 32 (10.22%) XML
21 30 (9.58%) HTML
22 29 (9.27%) TDD
23 28 (8.95%) Spring
23 28 (8.95%) Software Engineering
23 28 (8.95%) COBOL
23 28 (8.95%) DB2

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Applications 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 Applications Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (8.95%) CICS
2 21 (6.71%) SharePoint
3 19 (6.07%) WebSphere
4 9 (2.88%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.88%) Apache
5 8 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (2.24%) FileNet
7 6 (1.92%) ArcGIS
8 5 (1.60%) Oracle UPK
8 5 (1.60%) IIS
9 4 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.64%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.64%) CMS
10 2 (0.64%) Smallworld
10 2 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.32%) Node.js
11 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.32%) Mule
Applications
1 25 (7.99%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.92%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.92%) MS Project
2 6 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.60%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (6.39%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (4.47%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (4.47%) Maximo
2 14 (4.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (3.83%) Oracle iProcurement
3 12 (3.83%) Oracle General Ledger
3 12 (3.83%) Oracle Payables
3 12 (3.83%) Oracle Receivables
3 12 (3.83%) Oracle Assets
3 12 (3.83%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 10 (3.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 10 (3.19%) Oracle AGIS
4 10 (3.19%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 8 (2.56%) Magento
6 7 (2.24%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.64%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.32%) Fredhopper
8 1 (0.32%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.67%) SaaS
2 5 (1.60%) PaaS
3 4 (1.28%) IaaS
4 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.24%) Firewall
1 7 (2.24%) Internet
2 2 (0.64%) SSL
2 2 (0.64%) Network Security
3 1 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.32%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (15.65%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.95%) DB2
3 19 (6.07%) Relational Database
4 18 (5.75%) Oracle Database
5 15 (4.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (4.79%) MySQL
6 14 (4.47%) RDBMS
7 11 (3.51%) Oracle BI EE
7 11 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (3.19%) Oracle ODI
8 10 (3.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 9 (2.88%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.96%) Big Data
13 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (5.11%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (2.88%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.96%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.64%) CruiseControl
4 2 (0.64%) Subversion
4 2 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 105 (33.55%) Finance
2 47 (15.02%) Banking
3 14 (4.47%) Back Office
4 12 (3.83%) General Ledger
5 8 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.24%) Military
6 7 (2.24%) Law
6 7 (2.24%) Legal
7 6 (1.92%) Retail
7 6 (1.92%) Marketing
8 4 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.28%) Electronics
9 3 (0.96%) Advertising
10 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.32%) French Language
11 1 (0.32%) German Language
11 1 (0.32%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.32%) Publishing
11 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (30.35%) .NET
2 74 (23.64%) J2EE
3 35 (11.18%) ASP.NET
4 32 (10.22%) XML
5 30 (9.58%) HTML
6 28 (8.95%) Spring
7 27 (8.63%) .NET Framework
8 25 (7.99%) Hibernate
8 25 (7.99%) CSS
9 21 (6.71%) Web Services
10 19 (6.07%) HTML5
11 18 (5.75%) WCF
12 14 (4.47%) Middleware
13 12 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (3.19%) SOAP
14 10 (3.19%) REST
15 9 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 8 (2.56%) JSF
16 8 (2.56%) ActiveMQ
16 8 (2.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.78%) Enterprise Software
2 35 (11.18%) Mainframe
3 21 (6.71%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.19%) Open Source
4 10 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.88%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (2.56%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.60%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.28%) Chip and PIN
8 4 (1.28%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.28%) Replication
8 4 (1.28%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.96%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.96%) GIS
10 2 (0.64%) NHS
10 2 (0.64%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.64%) User Experience
10 2 (0.64%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.64%) Blog
11 1 (0.32%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.03%) Windows
2 12 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (2.56%) Linux
4 6 (1.92%) UNIX
4 6 (1.92%) Windows 8
4 6 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (19.81%) TOGAF
3 59 (18.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (17.89%) Enterprise Architecture
5 52 (16.61%) SOA
6 46 (14.70%) UML
6 46 (14.70%) Project Management
7 39 (12.46%) Waterfall
8 29 (9.27%) TDD
9 28 (8.95%) Software Engineering
9 28 (8.95%) ERP
9 28 (8.95%) Risk Analysis
10 25 (7.99%) Mentoring
11 23 (7.35%) OO
12 21 (6.71%) E-Commerce
12 21 (6.71%) Scrum
12 21 (6.71%) Technical Architecture
13 20 (6.39%) Migration
14 19 (6.07%) Asset Management
15 17 (5.43%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 142 (45.37%) Java
2 57 (18.21%) SQL
3 34 (10.86%) C#
4 28 (8.95%) COBOL
5 22 (7.03%) JavaScript
6 15 (4.79%) PL/SQL
7 13 (4.15%) T-SQL
8 10 (3.19%) Python
8 10 (3.19%) PHP
9 4 (1.28%) C
10 3 (0.96%) C++
10 3 (0.96%) VBA
11 2 (0.64%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.32%) Ruby
12 1 (0.32%) XPath
12 1 (0.32%) VB
12 1 (0.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 52 (16.61%) Degree
2 20 (6.39%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.11%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.92%) HND
5 4 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.64%) MCSE
6 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.32%) CCNA
7 1 (0.32%) PMP
7 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.32%) OCP
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.32%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.32%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.32%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.19%) COBIT
2 7 (2.24%) QA
3 5 (1.60%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.28%) SLA
5 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (2.24%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.24%) SCCM
2 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 117 (37.38%) Oracle
2 69 (22.04%) Microsoft
3 47 (15.02%) SAP
4 25 (7.99%) IBM
5 13 (4.15%) Syclo
6 8 (2.56%) Cisco
6 8 (2.56%) VMware
7 7 (2.24%) Unisys
8 6 (1.92%) NetApp
9 5 (1.60%) Fujitsu
9 5 (1.60%) ESRI
9 5 (1.60%) ATG
10 4 (1.28%) hybris
10 4 (1.28%) Demandware
11 3 (0.96%) TOWER Software
11 3 (0.96%) Sybase
12 2 (0.64%) Siebel
12 2 (0.64%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.64%) Endeca
12 2 (0.64%) WSO2
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