The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Architect
Rank 709 736 725
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Architect 193 151 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 147 99 144
Average salary £68,750 £52,539 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.85% -27.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £52,650
10% offered a salary of more than £89,250 £75,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110403 102451 111873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.23% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90093 84743 95852
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +20 190 £70,000 +33.33% 12
London -39 70 £77,500 +9.15% 6
South East -7 40 £60,000 +25.00% 4
North West +36 33 £57,500 +2.22% 2
Yorkshire -27 21 £55,000 +22.22%
Leeds -34 19 £55,000 +22.22%
West Yorkshire -42 19 £55,000 +22.22%
City of London -7 17 £73,750 +3.50% 3
East Midlands +5 16 £73,750 +28.26%
Cheshire +7 15 £57,500 +43.75%
Leicestershire - 15 £70,000 -
Hampshire -19 13 £60,000 -14.28%
Knutsford - 12 £57,500 -
Manchester - 12 £57,500 - 1
Basingstoke - 12 £60,000 -
Surrey -4 7 £60,000 +25.00% 2
South West -8 7 - -
Berkshire -9 7 £76,250 +8.92% 1
Kent - 7 - -
West Midlands +6 6 £85,000 +61.90%
Birmingham +5 6 £85,000 +61.90%
Harrogate - 6 £55,000 -
Liverpool - 6 £55,000 -
North Yorkshire - 6 £55,000 -
Merseyside - 6 £55,000 -
Docklands, London - 5 - -
Gloucestershire - 4 - -
Reading +4 3 £60,000 -33.33% 1
Scotland -11 3 £61,500 -1.60% 1
Tewkesbury - 3 - -

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 148 (37.09%) Oracle
2 146 (36.59%) Java
3 135 (33.83%) Finance
4 87 (21.80%) Enterprise Architecture
5 84 (21.05%) .NET
6 80 (20.05%) TOGAF
7 74 (18.55%) J2EE
8 73 (18.30%) Degree
9 68 (17.04%) SQL
10 67 (16.79%) Project Management
11 63 (15.79%) SOA
11 63 (15.79%) Microsoft
12 61 (15.29%) SAP
13 53 (13.28%) Stakeholder Management
14 46 (11.53%) SQL Server
14 46 (11.53%) ERP
14 46 (11.53%) Enterprise Software
15 44 (11.03%) Computer Science
16 43 (10.78%) UML
17 42 (10.53%) Banking
18 39 (9.77%) Scrum
19 38 (9.52%) Spring
19 38 (9.52%) E-Commerce
20 37 (9.27%) Windows
20 37 (9.27%) HTML
21 36 (9.02%) Software Engineering
21 36 (9.02%) SaaS
22 35 (8.77%) Technical Architecture
22 35 (8.77%) IBM
23 34 (8.52%) Agile Software Development

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 29 (7.27%) WebSphere
2 26 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.51%) CICS
4 16 (4.01%) Apache
5 13 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (2.01%) FileNet
7 7 (1.75%) Mule
7 7 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (1.75%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.50%) ArcGIS
8 6 (1.50%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.50%) Oracle UPK
9 5 (1.25%) IIS
10 4 (1.00%) Smallworld
10 4 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.50%) CMS
11 2 (0.50%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 24 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.26%) MS Office
3 6 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.50%) MS Project
3 6 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (5.76%) Oracle Applications
2 19 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (4.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 15 (3.76%) Oracle General Ledger
4 15 (3.76%) Oracle iProcurement
4 15 (3.76%) Oracle Payables
4 15 (3.76%) Oracle Receivables
4 15 (3.76%) Oracle Assets
4 15 (3.76%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 11 (2.76%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 11 (2.76%) Oracle AGIS
5 11 (2.76%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 9 (2.26%) Magento
6 9 (2.26%) Oracle Financials
7 8 (2.01%) Oracle Retail
8 7 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (1.50%) Maximo
10 2 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.25%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 36 (9.02%) SaaS
2 3 (0.75%) PaaS
2 3 (0.75%) IaaS
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.01%) Internet
2 8 (2.01%) Firewall
3 3 (0.75%) Network Security
4 2 (0.50%) SSL
5 1 (0.25%) MVNO
5 1 (0.25%) ATM
5 1 (0.25%) SMTP
5 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.25%) HTTP
5 1 (0.25%) VPN
5 1 (0.25%) Intranet
5 1 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.53%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.02%) Oracle Database
3 21 (5.26%) MySQL
4 19 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 18 (4.51%) DB2
5 18 (4.51%) Oracle ODI
6 17 (4.26%) NoSQL
7 16 (4.01%) RDBMS
8 12 (3.01%) Oracle BI EE
9 11 (2.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 9 (2.26%) Big Data
11 7 (1.75%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
15 2 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
16 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
16 1 (0.25%) MS Access
16 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
2 13 (3.26%) MSI
3 10 (2.51%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.25%) Moq
4 5 (1.25%) MSTest
4 5 (1.25%) NUnit
5 4 (1.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.50%) Subversion
6 2 (0.50%) PhoneGap
6 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.25%) Selenium
7 1 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.25%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.25%) CruiseControl
General
1 135 (33.83%) Finance
2 42 (10.53%) Banking
3 32 (8.02%) Law
4 27 (6.77%) Legal
4 27 (6.77%) Retail
5 15 (3.76%) General Ledger
6 14 (3.51%) Marketing
7 13 (3.26%) Investment Banking
8 11 (2.76%) Back Office
9 10 (2.51%) Advertising
10 9 (2.26%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.75%) Military
12 5 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (1.25%) Manufacturing
13 4 (1.00%) Electronics
13 4 (1.00%) International Banking
14 2 (0.50%) Billing
15 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.25%) French Language
15 1 (0.25%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (21.05%) .NET
2 74 (18.55%) J2EE
3 38 (9.52%) Spring
4 37 (9.27%) HTML
5 31 (7.77%) Hibernate
6 28 (7.02%) Middleware
7 27 (6.77%) XML
8 24 (6.02%) Web Services
8 24 (6.02%) ASP.NET
9 22 (5.51%) CSS
9 22 (5.51%) HTML5
10 18 (4.51%) ActiveMQ
11 17 (4.26%) .NET Framework
12 14 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (3.51%) WCF
13 10 (2.51%) JSF
14 9 (2.26%) WebSphere MQ
14 9 (2.26%) LAMP
15 8 (2.01%) SOAP
15 8 (2.01%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.53%) Enterprise Software
2 44 (11.03%) Computer Science
3 27 (6.77%) Mainframe
4 13 (3.26%) Open Source
5 9 (2.26%) Data Integration
6 7 (1.75%) Mobile Payment
7 6 (1.50%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.50%) Chip and PIN
7 6 (1.50%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.25%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.25%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.25%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.25%) Replication
8 5 (1.25%) GIS
9 4 (1.00%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.75%) Blog
10 3 (0.75%) Life Science
11 2 (0.50%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.50%) NHS
11 2 (0.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 37 (9.27%) Windows
2 13 (3.26%) Linux
3 12 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (1.75%) UNIX
5 6 (1.50%) Windows 8
5 6 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.75%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.75%) Android
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.25%) Solaris
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (21.80%) Enterprise Architecture
2 80 (20.05%) TOGAF
3 67 (16.79%) Project Management
4 63 (15.79%) SOA
5 53 (13.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 46 (11.53%) ERP
7 43 (10.78%) UML
8 39 (9.77%) Scrum
9 38 (9.52%) E-Commerce
10 36 (9.02%) Software Engineering
11 35 (8.77%) Technical Architecture
12 34 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (6.77%) TDD
14 26 (6.52%) Migration
14 26 (6.52%) Waterfall
15 25 (6.27%) OO
16 23 (5.76%) Service Delivery
16 23 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (5.51%) Asset Management
18 21 (5.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 146 (36.59%) Java
2 68 (17.04%) SQL
3 25 (6.27%) C#
4 18 (4.51%) COBOL
4 18 (4.51%) JavaScript
5 17 (4.26%) PL/SQL
6 12 (3.01%) PHP
7 11 (2.76%) Python
8 5 (1.25%) C
9 4 (1.00%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.75%) VBA
11 2 (0.50%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.25%) VB
12 1 (0.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 73 (18.30%) Degree
2 16 (4.01%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.51%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.50%) HND
5 5 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.25%) MCSE
6 1 (0.25%) MCSD
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.25%) OCP
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.51%) COBIT
2 10 (2.51%) QA
3 6 (1.50%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.25%) SLA
5 3 (0.75%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (2.01%) Hyper-V
1 8 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (1.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.50%) vSphere
4 1 (0.25%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 13 (3.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (1.75%) SCCM
3 1 (0.25%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 148 (37.09%) Oracle
2 63 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 61 (15.29%) SAP
4 35 (8.77%) IBM
5 17 (4.26%) ATG
6 16 (4.01%) hybris
7 13 (3.26%) LANDesk
7 13 (3.26%) Altiris
7 13 (3.26%) Citrix
8 11 (2.76%) Demandware
9 10 (2.51%) JD Edwards
10 8 (2.01%) VMware
10 8 (2.01%) Informatica
10 8 (2.01%) Cisco
11 6 (1.50%) NetApp
12 5 (1.25%) WSO2
12 5 (1.25%) Trillium
12 5 (1.25%) Unisys
12 5 (1.25%) ESRI
13 4 (1.00%) Mantas
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