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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Architect
Rank 766 665 784
Rank change year-on-year
-101 +119
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Architect 114 216 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.20% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.21% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 76 169 84
Average salary £63,250 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,300 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £82,300
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 -102 97 £66,250 +1.92% 7
South East -36 25 £62,500 -3.84% 2
North West -3 17 £52,500 -19.23%
London -85 17 £77,500 +10.71% 2
Scotland +22 14 £60,000 +10.59% 2
Manchester - 13 £52,500 -
Berkshire +12 12 £73,750 -7.81% 2
Glasgow +21 11 £64,000 +17.97% 2
Surrey 0 8 £62,500 +45.34%
Stockport - 7 £52,500 -
West Yorkshire +2 6 £70,000 +55.55%
Hertfordshire -14 6 £60,000 +9.09%
East of England -17 6 £60,000 +9.09%
Yorkshire -22 6 £70,000 +55.55%
Reading +3 5 - - 1
Leeds -2 5 £70,000 +55.55%
Bristol -10 5 - -
West Midlands -17 5 £77,500 +47.61%
South West -20 5 - - 3
East Midlands +15 4 £53,458 -40.60%
Cheshire +4 4 £48,750 -11.36%
Nottinghamshire - 4 £53,458 -
Nottingham - 4 £53,458 -
Reigate - 4 - -
Birmingham -10 3 £50,000 -15.25%
Edinburgh - 3 £57,500 -
Crawley +3 2 - -
West Sussex +1 2 - -
City of London -6 2 £76,250 +8.92%
Basingstoke -7 2 - -

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 127 (51.42%) Java
2 91 (36.84%) Oracle
3 83 (33.60%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (32.79%) .NET
5 77 (31.17%) Finance
6 63 (25.51%) J2EE
6 63 (25.51%) Microsoft
7 48 (19.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 47 (19.03%) Banking
9 46 (18.62%) SQL
10 45 (18.22%) HTML
10 45 (18.22%) SOA
10 45 (18.22%) TOGAF
11 44 (17.81%) Enterprise Architecture
12 41 (16.60%) JavaScript
12 41 (16.60%) SAP
12 41 (16.60%) UML
12 41 (16.60%) Waterfall
13 39 (15.79%) ASP.NET
14 38 (15.38%) SQL Server
15 36 (14.57%) C#
16 32 (12.96%) Risk Analysis
16 32 (12.96%) Enterprise Software
17 31 (12.55%) DB2
17 31 (12.55%) Mainframe
18 30 (12.15%) COBOL
18 30 (12.15%) CICS
18 30 (12.15%) Software Engineering
18 30 (12.15%) Degree
19 29 (11.74%) TDD

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 30 (12.15%) CICS
2 12 (4.86%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.45%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (3.64%) Oracle Service Bus
4 9 (3.64%) CMS
5 8 (3.24%) Apache
6 7 (2.83%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.62%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.81%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.81%) JBoss
8 2 (0.81%) Oracle UPK
8 2 (0.81%) Node.js
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.40%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 14 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.62%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.81%) MS Project
3 2 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (5.67%) Maximo
2 9 (3.64%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (3.24%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (2.43%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (1.21%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.81%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle AGIS
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.40%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.48%) SaaS
2 4 (1.62%) PaaS
3 3 (1.21%) IaaS
3 3 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.43%) Internet
2 2 (0.81%) Firewall
3 1 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 31 (12.55%) DB2
3 18 (7.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (5.67%) Relational Database
5 13 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (4.45%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.02%) MySQL
7 5 (2.02%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.62%) Big Data
8 4 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.81%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.40%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (4.05%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.64%) Subversion
3 3 (1.21%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.81%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 77 (31.17%) Finance
2 47 (19.03%) Banking
3 14 (5.67%) Marketing
4 8 (3.24%) Advertising
4 8 (3.24%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.24%) Back Office
5 7 (2.83%) Retail
6 6 (2.43%) Law
7 4 (1.62%) Electronics
7 4 (1.62%) Military
7 4 (1.62%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.21%) Legal
8 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.81%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.40%) Publishing
10 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.40%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (32.79%) .NET
2 63 (25.51%) J2EE
3 45 (18.22%) HTML
4 39 (15.79%) ASP.NET
5 29 (11.74%) HTML5
6 27 (10.93%) CSS
7 22 (8.91%) .NET Framework
8 21 (8.50%) Spring
9 18 (7.29%) WCF
10 16 (6.48%) Web Services
11 15 (6.07%) XML
11 15 (6.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 13 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 13 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (4.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (4.86%) jQuery
13 12 (4.86%) Java EE
13 12 (4.86%) Middleware
13 12 (4.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.96%) Enterprise Software
2 31 (12.55%) Mainframe
3 22 (8.91%) Open Source
4 16 (6.48%) Computer Science
5 13 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
5 13 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (4.45%) User Experience
7 6 (2.43%) Data Integration
7 6 (2.43%) Life Science
7 6 (2.43%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.81%) Biology
8 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.81%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.40%) NHS
9 1 (0.40%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.48%) Windows
2 11 (4.45%) Linux
3 5 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.81%) UNIX
5 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.81%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (33.60%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (19.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (18.22%) SOA
3 45 (18.22%) TOGAF
4 44 (17.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 41 (16.60%) UML
5 41 (16.60%) Waterfall
6 32 (12.96%) Risk Analysis
7 30 (12.15%) Software Engineering
8 29 (11.74%) TDD
9 28 (11.34%) Mentoring
10 22 (8.91%) MVC
11 20 (8.10%) Scrum
11 20 (8.10%) Integration Testing
12 18 (7.29%) Project Management
13 16 (6.48%) CRM
13 16 (6.48%) Migration
14 15 (6.07%) OO
15 14 (5.67%) Service Delivery
15 14 (5.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 127 (51.42%) Java
2 46 (18.62%) SQL
3 41 (16.60%) JavaScript
4 36 (14.57%) C#
5 30 (12.15%) COBOL
6 15 (6.07%) T-SQL
7 12 (4.86%) PHP
8 11 (4.45%) Ruby
9 7 (2.83%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.62%) C++
11 3 (1.21%) XPath
11 3 (1.21%) Python
12 2 (0.81%) VBA
13 1 (0.40%) Perl
13 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (12.15%) Degree
2 12 (4.86%) SC Cleared
2 12 (4.86%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.62%) HND
4 3 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.81%) CCNP
5 2 (0.81%) CSSLP
5 2 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.81%) MCITP
6 1 (0.40%) CCNA
6 1 (0.40%) MCSE
6 1 (0.40%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.40%) PMP
6 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.67%) QA
2 2 (0.81%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.83%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.02%) SCCM
2 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 91 (36.84%) Oracle
2 63 (25.51%) Microsoft
3 41 (16.60%) SAP
4 20 (8.10%) IBM
5 13 (5.26%) Syclo
6 9 (3.64%) Sitecore
7 8 (3.24%) VMware
8 5 (2.02%) Cisco
9 4 (1.62%) Siebel
9 4 (1.62%) NetApp
9 4 (1.62%) ATG
9 4 (1.62%) TOWER Software
10 3 (1.21%) hybris
10 3 (1.21%) Demandware
10 3 (1.21%) Fujitsu
10 3 (1.21%) EMC
11 2 (0.81%) Citrix
11 2 (0.81%) Primavera
11 2 (0.81%) Sybase
11 2 (0.81%) Unisys
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