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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Architect
Rank 749 718 749
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Architect 134 192 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 103 139 107
Average salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £55,000 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £92,300 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,750 £65,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
-6.53% +27.45%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 2015 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 22 May 2015. 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 -33 119 £75,000 +7.14% 18
London +46 71 £85,250 +13.66% 5
City of London +48 26 £81,500 +20.74% 2
South East -4 17 £65,000 -7.14% 5
Scotland +30 11 £67,500 +24.42% 1
Yorkshire -6 11 £60,000 +9.09% 2
East of England +18 9 £70,000 +3.70% 2
Glasgow +13 9 £67,500 +8.00% 1
Manchester +17 7 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire +6 7 £60,000 +9.09%
Leeds -1 7 £60,000 +9.09%
North West -10 7 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £50,000 - 2
West Sussex +7 5 £68,750 +5.76% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 5 £60,000 -12.72%
Milton Keynes - 5 £60,000 -
Wales +7 4 £53,750 -
West Midlands -8 4 £67,500 -20.58%
South Wales - 4 £53,750 -
Cardiff - 4 £53,750 -
Kent +4 3 £65,000 - 3
South Yorkshire -6 3 £65,000 - 2
Bedfordshire - 3 - -
Bedford - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 - -
Basingstoke +21 2 £47,500 -
Berkshire 0 2 £77,500 +3.33%
Hampshire 0 2 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire -6 2 £72,500 +7.40%
Doncaster -10 2 - -

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 93 (35.23%) Finance
2 81 (30.68%) SOA
3 77 (29.17%) Java
4 71 (26.89%) TOGAF
5 68 (25.76%) Oracle
6 66 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (23.48%) .NET
8 58 (21.97%) Microsoft
9 55 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
10 51 (19.32%) Degree
11 50 (18.94%) SQL Server
12 49 (18.56%) Enterprise Software
13 43 (16.29%) SAP
14 42 (15.91%) JavaScript
15 40 (15.15%) HTML
16 39 (14.77%) Windows
16 39 (14.77%) Project Management
17 35 (13.26%) Software Engineering
17 35 (13.26%) C#
18 34 (12.88%) CRM
19 31 (11.74%) SQL
19 31 (11.74%) Marketing
19 31 (11.74%) Spring
20 30 (11.36%) Banking
20 30 (11.36%) MS Excel
21 29 (10.98%) CSS
22 28 (10.61%) ASP.NET
22 28 (10.61%) MVC
23 27 (10.23%) OO
24 26 (9.85%) Scrum

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 24 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (4.92%) Oracle Service Bus
3 13 (4.92%) CMS
4 12 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (3.79%) JBoss
6 9 (3.41%) IIS
7 7 (2.65%) OpenEdge
8 6 (2.27%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.89%) Apache
10 4 (1.52%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.14%) Mule
11 3 (1.14%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.38%) Node.js
13 1 (0.38%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.38%) Documentum
Applications
1 30 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.27%) MS Office
3 4 (1.52%) MS Project
4 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (1.89%) Primavera
3 5 (1.89%) Teamcenter
4 3 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.38%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.09%) SaaS
2 13 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.14%) PaaS
6 1 (0.38%) IaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.41%) Internet
2 6 (2.27%) SSL
3 3 (1.14%) DNS
3 3 (1.14%) Firewall
4 2 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.38%) MPLS
5 1 (0.38%) FTP
5 1 (0.38%) HTTP
5 1 (0.38%) VoIP
5 1 (0.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (18.94%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (6.82%) RDBMS
2 18 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 13 (4.92%) Big Data
4 12 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (3.41%) MySQL
7 7 (2.65%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.89%) DB2
9 3 (1.14%) Redis
10 2 (0.76%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (0.76%) OLAP
10 2 (0.76%) DTS
10 2 (0.76%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (6.44%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.06%) Subversion
3 9 (3.41%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.89%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.52%) Hudson
6 2 (0.76%) Maven
7 1 (0.38%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.38%) EasyMock
7 1 (0.38%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.38%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.38%) FindBugs
7 1 (0.38%) Mockito
7 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.38%) Cobertura
7 1 (0.38%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.38%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.38%) WebSpeed
7 1 (0.38%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.38%) Ant
General
1 93 (35.23%) Finance
2 31 (11.74%) Marketing
3 30 (11.36%) Banking
4 23 (8.71%) Law
5 15 (5.68%) Retail
6 14 (5.30%) Investment Banking
7 8 (3.03%) Legal
7 8 (3.03%) Back Office
8 6 (2.27%) Advertising
9 5 (1.89%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.89%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.52%) Publishing
11 2 (0.76%) Electronics
11 2 (0.76%) Military
11 2 (0.76%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.38%) French Language
12 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.38%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (23.48%) .NET
2 40 (15.15%) HTML
3 31 (11.74%) Spring
4 29 (10.98%) CSS
5 28 (10.61%) ASP.NET
6 24 (9.09%) Web Services
7 22 (8.33%) Java EE
8 20 (7.58%) HTML5
9 19 (7.20%) jQuery
9 19 (7.20%) SOAP
10 17 (6.44%) Ajax
11 16 (6.06%) JSON
11 16 (6.06%) Middleware
12 15 (5.68%) Hibernate
13 14 (5.30%) ActiveMQ
13 14 (5.30%) XML
13 14 (5.30%) RESTful
13 14 (5.30%) REST
14 12 (4.55%) SAML
14 12 (4.55%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 49 (18.56%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (7.95%) Computer Science
3 20 (7.58%) Open Source
4 19 (7.20%) Life Science
5 15 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (4.92%) Mathematics
6 13 (4.92%) Biology
7 12 (4.55%) User Experience
8 8 (3.03%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.27%) N-Tier
9 6 (2.27%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.27%) iPad
10 5 (1.89%) PKI
10 5 (1.89%) Wiki
10 5 (1.89%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.89%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.52%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.52%) Fat Client
12 3 (1.14%) Blog
13 2 (0.76%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.77%) Windows
2 21 (7.95%) Linux
3 8 (3.03%) Android
4 7 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.14%) CentOS
6 3 (1.14%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.76%) UNIX
8 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.38%) MVS
8 1 (0.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (30.68%) SOA
2 71 (26.89%) TOGAF
3 66 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
5 39 (14.77%) Project Management
6 35 (13.26%) Software Engineering
7 34 (12.88%) CRM
8 28 (10.61%) MVC
9 27 (10.23%) OO
10 26 (9.85%) Scrum
11 24 (9.09%) Validation
11 24 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
11 24 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
12 21 (7.95%) Integration Testing
13 20 (7.58%) Analytics
14 19 (7.20%) TDD
15 17 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (6.44%) UML
15 17 (6.44%) ITIL
15 17 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (29.17%) Java
2 42 (15.91%) JavaScript
3 35 (13.26%) C#
4 31 (11.74%) SQL
5 11 (4.17%) PHP
6 8 (3.03%) Ruby
7 7 (2.65%) Progress 4GL
8 4 (1.52%) C
9 3 (1.14%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.14%) VB
9 3 (1.14%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.76%) XPath
10 2 (0.76%) C++
11 1 (0.38%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.38%) Python
11 1 (0.38%) COBOL
11 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 51 (19.32%) Degree
2 15 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.27%) HND
5 5 (1.89%) CCNP
5 5 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.89%) MCITP
5 5 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.06%) QA
2 7 (2.65%) Solvency II
3 3 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (6.06%) Hyper-V
2 13 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.17%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (4.55%) SCCM
2 6 (2.27%) SCOM
3 3 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.14%) HAProxy
3 3 (1.14%) Puppet
4 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 68 (25.76%) Oracle
2 58 (21.97%) Microsoft
3 43 (16.29%) SAP
4 23 (8.71%) IBM
5 13 (4.92%) Sitecore
5 13 (4.92%) Siebel
5 13 (4.92%) VMware
6 11 (4.17%) HP
7 10 (3.79%) Red Hat
8 9 (3.41%) NetApp
8 9 (3.41%) Cisco
9 7 (2.65%) Progress
10 5 (1.89%) Nintex
10 5 (1.89%) EMC
10 5 (1.89%) Metastorm
11 3 (1.14%) hybris
12 2 (0.76%) ATG
12 2 (0.76%) Unisys
12 2 (0.76%) Informatica
12 2 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
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