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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Architect
Rank 849 813 785
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -28
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Architect 102 128 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 83 97 129
Average salary £67,000 £70,000 £68,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,458 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016 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 5 February 2016. 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 -20 83 £67,000 -7.58% 18
South East -5 30 £75,000 +4.89% 2
Berkshire +4 24 £80,000 +8.10% 1
Yorkshire +27 18 £66,500 -5.00% 4
London -14 18 £62,500 -21.87% 6
West Yorkshire +17 17 £66,750 -4.64% 3
Leeds +8 17 £66,750 -4.64% 2
West Midlands -10 11 £62,500 -13.79%
Scotland -3 10 £62,500 +0.80%
Glasgow -14 7 £68,750 +7.42%
City of London +56 6 £70,000 -9.67% 1
Maidenhead -2 6 £75,000 +7.14%
Slough - 4 £70,000 -
Cardiff - 4 £42,248 -
South Wales - 4 £42,248 -
Wales - 4 £42,248 -
North West -2 3 £60,000 -17.24% 2
Solihull - 3 £67,000 -
West Lothian - 3 £49,000 -
Linlithgow - 3 £49,000 -
Manchester +17 2 £60,000 -17.24% 2
Cambridgeshire -2 2 £60,250 -
East of England -7 2 £60,250 -7.30%
Warwickshire - 2 £62,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £72,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £50,000 -
Cheshire +12 1 - -
Reading 0 1 £75,000 +2.73%
Leicestershire -2 1 £44,000 -37.14% 3

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 82 (35.96%) Java
2 61 (26.75%) TOGAF
3 60 (26.32%) Oracle
4 59 (25.88%) Finance
5 52 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (21.49%) Enterprise Software
7 48 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
8 40 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (15.79%) .NET
10 33 (14.47%) JavaScript
10 33 (14.47%) Degree
11 32 (14.04%) SAP
11 32 (14.04%) E-Commerce
12 31 (13.60%) SQL
13 29 (12.72%) ERP
13 29 (12.72%) Microsoft
14 28 (12.28%) SOA
14 28 (12.28%) XML
15 27 (11.84%) CRM
16 26 (11.40%) REST
17 25 (10.96%) HTML
18 23 (10.09%) SOAP
18 23 (10.09%) Mobile App
19 22 (9.65%) SQL Server
20 21 (9.21%) JSON
20 21 (9.21%) Migration
20 21 (9.21%) J2EE
20 21 (9.21%) ITIL
20 21 (9.21%) IBM
21 20 (8.77%) TDD

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (5.70%) IIS
2 11 (4.82%) Node.js
3 9 (3.95%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.51%) Oracle Service Bus
5 7 (3.07%) OpenEdge
6 6 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.63%) NetWeaver
6 6 (2.63%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 4 (1.75%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.32%) CMS
8 3 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.88%) Documentum
9 2 (0.88%) JBoss
9 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.44%) Apache
10 1 (0.44%) CICS
10 1 (0.44%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (5.70%) MS Office
2 11 (4.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (4.82%) SAP ERP
2 7 (3.07%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.75%) SAP CRM
3 4 (1.75%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.88%) JDE World
4 2 (0.88%) Maximo
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.44%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.44%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (3.51%) PaaS
2 5 (2.19%) SaaS
3 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.51%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.32%) Internet
3 2 (0.88%) SSL
4 1 (0.44%) Firewall
4 1 (0.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.26%) DB2
2 12 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.07%) RDBMS
3 7 (3.07%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.75%) SAP BW
5 4 (1.75%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (1.32%) MySQL
6 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.88%) Big Data
7 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.88%) DataStage
7 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.88%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.19%) Ant
2 5 (2.19%) JUnit
2 5 (2.19%) Maven
2 5 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.32%) FindBugs
4 3 (1.32%) Selenium
4 3 (1.32%) Subversion
5 2 (0.88%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (0.88%) Checkstyle
5 2 (0.88%) Cobertura
5 2 (0.88%) EasyMock
5 2 (0.88%) Hudson
5 2 (0.88%) JIRA
5 2 (0.88%) jMock
5 2 (0.88%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.88%) Mockito
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.88%) The Grinder
General
1 59 (25.88%) Finance
2 13 (5.70%) Retail
3 8 (3.51%) Banking
4 5 (2.19%) Russian Language
5 3 (1.32%) Publishing
6 2 (0.88%) Automotive
6 2 (0.88%) Front Office
6 2 (0.88%) Legal
6 2 (0.88%) Marketing
6 2 (0.88%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (15.79%) .NET
2 28 (12.28%) XML
3 26 (11.40%) REST
4 25 (10.96%) HTML
5 23 (10.09%) SOAP
6 21 (9.21%) J2EE
6 21 (9.21%) JSON
7 19 (8.33%) RESTful
8 14 (6.14%) CSS
8 14 (6.14%) jQuery
8 14 (6.14%) Spring
9 12 (5.26%) Middleware
10 9 (3.95%) HTML5
11 8 (3.51%) AngularJS
11 8 (3.51%) Java EE
11 8 (3.51%) Servlets
11 8 (3.51%) Web Services
12 7 (3.07%) Ajax
12 7 (3.07%) Dojo
12 7 (3.07%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 49 (21.49%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (10.09%) Mobile App
3 11 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.82%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.51%) Smart Meter
5 7 (3.07%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.07%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.63%) CMDB
6 6 (2.63%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.32%) User Experience
8 2 (0.88%) PKI
8 2 (0.88%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.44%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.44%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.44%) Economics
9 1 (0.44%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.44%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.44%) iPad
9 1 (0.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.14%) Android
1 14 (6.14%) Linux
2 13 (5.70%) Apple iOS
2 13 (5.70%) Unix
3 11 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (3.51%) Windows
5 6 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (26.75%) TOGAF
2 52 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
4 40 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (14.04%) E-Commerce
6 29 (12.72%) ERP
7 28 (12.28%) SOA
8 27 (11.84%) CRM
9 21 (9.21%) ITIL
9 21 (9.21%) Migration
10 20 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (8.77%) TDD
11 18 (7.89%) DevOps
12 17 (7.46%) Project Management
13 16 (7.02%) Logistics
13 16 (7.02%) UML
13 16 (7.02%) Zachman Framework
14 15 (6.58%) Business Analysis
14 15 (6.58%) SDLC
15 14 (6.14%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 82 (35.96%) Java
2 33 (14.47%) JavaScript
3 31 (13.60%) SQL
4 9 (3.95%) C#
4 9 (3.95%) C++
4 9 (3.95%) PHP
5 8 (3.51%) VBScript
6 7 (3.07%) Apple Swift
6 7 (3.07%) C
6 7 (3.07%) Objective-C
6 7 (3.07%) Progress 4GL
7 4 (1.75%) Python
8 3 (1.32%) Ruby
9 2 (0.88%) COBOL
9 2 (0.88%) Perl
9 2 (0.88%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.88%) VB
9 2 (0.88%) VBA
10 1 (0.44%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (14.47%) Degree
2 6 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.88%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.44%) CEH
5 1 (0.44%) MCSD
5 1 (0.44%) MCTS
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.44%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.02%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (3.51%) Docker
2 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (3.51%) Puppet
2 7 (3.07%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.88%) MOM
4 1 (0.44%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.44%) Nessus
4 1 (0.44%) SCCM
4 1 (0.44%) SCOM
4 1 (0.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 60 (26.32%) Oracle
2 32 (14.04%) SAP
3 29 (12.72%) Microsoft
4 21 (9.21%) IBM
5 13 (5.70%) JD Edwards
6 12 (5.26%) Sitecore
7 11 (4.82%) Red Hat
8 9 (3.95%) Siebel
9 7 (3.07%) Ariba
9 7 (3.07%) Progress
9 7 (3.07%) Sencha
10 6 (2.63%) BMC
11 5 (2.19%) BEA
12 4 (1.75%) Cognos
12 4 (1.75%) Hyperion
12 4 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.75%) Unisys
13 2 (0.88%) CA
13 2 (0.88%) Syclo
13 2 (0.88%) VMware
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