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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Architect
Rank 735 738 730
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Architect 157 193 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 130 147 98
Average salary £65,000 £68,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% +30.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £89,250 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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 -23 147 £65,000 -7.14% 13
London +14 54 £75,000 -3.22% 8
South East +1 40 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Yorkshire +6 23 £60,000 +9.09%
City of London +25 16 £75,000 +1.69%
West Sussex +18 13 £65,000 - 2
Leeds +10 13 £60,000 +9.09%
West Yorkshire +4 13 £60,000 +9.09%
Surrey +20 11 £62,500 +4.16%
North West -26 11 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Manchester +4 10 £63,750 +10.86% 1
Kent +9 8 £65,000 -
South Yorkshire +8 8 £65,000 -
Crawley - 8 £65,000 -
Doncaster +1 6 £65,000 -
East Midlands -10 5 £60,000 -18.64%
East of England - 5 £55,000 -
Gatwick - 5 £65,000 -
Scotland +15 4 £65,000 +5.69% 2
West Midlands -12 4 £66,250 -22.05%
Cardiff - 4 £55,000 -
South Wales - 4 £55,000 -
Wales - 4 £55,000 -
Northampton - 4 £60,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £62,500 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £60,000 -
Glasgow +13 3 - -
Berkshire +1 3 £85,000 +11.47%
Birmingham -10 3 £65,000 -23.52%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £50,000 -

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 99 (33.33%) Finance
2 84 (28.28%) .NET
3 83 (27.95%) Oracle
4 82 (27.61%) Java
5 75 (25.25%) Microsoft
5 75 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (22.90%) TOGAF
7 66 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 62 (20.88%) Windows
8 62 (20.88%) SOA
9 52 (17.51%) SQL
10 47 (15.82%) MS Excel
10 47 (15.82%) Linux
11 45 (15.15%) Degree
12 43 (14.48%) Project Management
13 42 (14.14%) C#
14 41 (13.80%) HTML
15 38 (12.79%) Enterprise Software
16 37 (12.46%) Migration
17 36 (12.12%) Scrum
17 36 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
18 34 (11.45%) JavaScript
19 33 (11.11%) ASP.NET
20 32 (10.77%) Spring
20 32 (10.77%) VMware
21 28 (9.43%) IBM
22 27 (9.09%) SAP
22 27 (9.09%) Banking
23 26 (8.75%) Hibernate
23 26 (8.75%) Technical Architecture

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (8.08%) SharePoint
2 18 (6.06%) IIS
3 15 (5.05%) Apache
3 15 (5.05%) OpenEdge
4 10 (3.37%) WebLogic
5 9 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (3.03%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.02%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.68%) FileNet
8 4 (1.35%) JBoss
9 3 (1.01%) CMS
9 3 (1.01%) Mule
10 2 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.67%) Documentum
10 2 (0.67%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.34%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 47 (15.82%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.39%) MS Office
3 12 (4.04%) MS Visio
4 10 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (3.03%) MS Project
6 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.35%) Primavera
2 4 (1.35%) Teamcenter
3 3 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.34%) Summit
5 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.34%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.40%) SaaS
2 13 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.35%) PaaS
6 2 (0.67%) Taleo
7 1 (0.34%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.05%) Firewall
2 11 (3.70%) Internet
3 4 (1.35%) VoIP
4 3 (1.01%) MPLS
4 3 (1.01%) DNS
5 2 (0.67%) SSL
5 2 (0.67%) HTTP
5 2 (0.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.34%) FTP
6 1 (0.34%) Wireless
6 1 (0.34%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.08%) Oracle Database
3 21 (7.07%) Relational Database
3 21 (7.07%) NoSQL
4 20 (6.73%) RDBMS
5 19 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (6.40%) MySQL
6 10 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (2.69%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (2.36%) Big Data
9 6 (2.02%) Redis
10 4 (1.35%) DB2
10 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.01%) OLAP
11 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.01%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (5.39%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.38%) Subversion
3 11 (3.70%) Hudson
4 10 (3.37%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.35%) Maven
5 4 (1.35%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.01%) JUnit
6 3 (1.01%) Selenium
6 3 (1.01%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.01%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.67%) Cobertura
7 2 (0.67%) FindBugs
7 2 (0.67%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (0.67%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.67%) jMock
7 2 (0.67%) EasyMock
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.67%) Ant
7 2 (0.67%) Mockito
7 2 (0.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 99 (33.33%) Finance
2 27 (9.09%) Banking
3 24 (8.08%) Retail
4 16 (5.39%) Marketing
5 14 (4.71%) Law
6 11 (3.70%) Investment Banking
7 10 (3.37%) Back Office
8 8 (2.69%) Telecoms
9 6 (2.02%) Legal
10 5 (1.68%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.35%) Publishing
11 4 (1.35%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.67%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.34%) Electronics
13 1 (0.34%) French Language
13 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (28.28%) .NET
2 41 (13.80%) HTML
3 33 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 32 (10.77%) Spring
5 26 (8.75%) Hibernate
5 26 (8.75%) CSS
6 25 (8.42%) XML
7 24 (8.08%) REST
8 23 (7.74%) J2EE
9 21 (7.07%) Web Services
10 20 (6.73%) HTML5
11 17 (5.72%) ActiveMQ
12 15 (5.05%) Middleware
12 15 (5.05%) XHTML
13 14 (4.71%) MSMQ
13 14 (4.71%) COM
13 14 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (3.70%) SOAP
15 10 (3.37%) jQuery
15 10 (3.37%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.79%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (7.07%) Data Centre
3 17 (5.72%) Client/Server
4 12 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.03%) Mathematics
6 9 (3.03%) Fat Client
6 9 (3.03%) Thin Client
6 9 (3.03%) Mainframe
7 8 (2.69%) LPAR
8 7 (2.36%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.36%) N-Tier
9 6 (2.02%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.02%) Biology
9 6 (2.02%) Life Science
10 4 (1.35%) Wiki
11 3 (1.01%) Blog
11 3 (1.01%) FMCG
11 3 (1.01%) PKI
11 3 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 62 (20.88%) Windows
2 47 (15.82%) Linux
3 21 (7.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (4.71%) UNIX
5 12 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.03%) CentOS
6 9 (3.03%) AIX
7 5 (1.68%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.35%) Android
9 3 (1.01%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.67%) HPUX
10 2 (0.67%) MVS
11 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.34%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (22.90%) TOGAF
3 62 (20.88%) SOA
4 43 (14.48%) Project Management
5 37 (12.46%) Migration
6 36 (12.12%) Scrum
6 36 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
7 26 (8.75%) Technical Architecture
7 26 (8.75%) OO
8 24 (8.08%) CRM
9 23 (7.74%) ITIL
9 23 (7.74%) MVC
10 21 (7.07%) UML
10 21 (7.07%) Software Engineering
10 21 (7.07%) Open Source
11 20 (6.73%) Data Management
12 19 (6.40%) SDLC
13 18 (6.06%) Zachman Framework
13 18 (6.06%) Asset Management
13 18 (6.06%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 82 (27.61%) Java
2 52 (17.51%) SQL
3 42 (14.14%) C#
4 34 (11.45%) JavaScript
5 15 (5.05%) Progress 4GL
6 10 (3.37%) VB.NET
7 9 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.02%) C
8 6 (2.02%) PHP
9 2 (0.67%) C++
9 2 (0.67%) XPath
9 2 (0.67%) VBA
9 2 (0.67%) Python
10 1 (0.34%) XQuery
10 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.34%) Scala
10 1 (0.34%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.34%) COBOL
10 1 (0.34%) VB
10 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (15.15%) Degree
2 15 (5.05%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.36%) HND
5 5 (1.68%) CCNP
5 5 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (1.68%) MCITP
6 2 (0.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.70%) QA
2 5 (1.68%) Solvency II
3 3 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.67%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 17 (5.72%) Active Directory
4 16 (5.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (3.03%) VMware ESX
5 9 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (5.05%) SCCM
2 11 (3.70%) Puppet
3 10 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.37%) HAProxy
4 3 (1.01%) SCOM
5 1 (0.34%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 83 (27.95%) Oracle
2 75 (25.25%) Microsoft
3 32 (10.77%) VMware
4 28 (9.43%) IBM
5 27 (9.09%) SAP
6 19 (6.40%) Cisco
6 19 (6.40%) NetApp
7 15 (5.05%) Progress
8 8 (2.69%) Unisys
9 6 (2.02%) Siebel
10 5 (1.68%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.35%) HP
11 4 (1.35%) EMC
12 3 (1.01%) JD Edwards
12 3 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.01%) Sitecore
12 3 (1.01%) hybris
12 3 (1.01%) Metastorm
12 3 (1.01%) Nintex
13 2 (0.67%) ATG
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