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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Architect
Rank 786 647 716
Rank change year-on-year
-139 +69
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Architect 110 236 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87 186 135
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £32,509
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,500 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,000 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+7.82% -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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £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 24 October 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 October 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 -127 102 £65,000 - 16
North West -6 25 £55,000 -18.51% 1
London -50 21 £92,500 +32.14% 8
South East -26 19 £60,000 -7.69% 3
Manchester +12 16 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Cheshire -8 9 £57,500 +27.77%
Birmingham -7 8 £70,000 +25.56% 2
West Midlands -17 8 £70,000 +33.33% 3
Yorkshire -73 8 £57,500 +27.77%
Stockport - 8 £52,500 - 1
Hampshire -19 6 £60,000 +4.34%
Leeds -45 6 £57,500 +27.77%
West Yorkshire -62 6 £57,500 +27.77%
Surrey -5 5 - - 2
Basingstoke - 5 £60,000 -
City of London +8 4 £68,750 -1.78% 3
Knutsford - 4 £58,750 -
Reigate - 4 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -4 3 £62,500 -26.47%
Scotland -8 3 £57,500 -11.53%
Oxfordshire - 3 £55,000 -
Abingdon - 3 £55,000 -
Glasgow -5 2 - -
East Midlands -8 2 £65,000 -27.77%
Watford -14 2 £50,000 -20.00%
Hertfordshire -30 2 £50,000 -9.09% 1
East of England -37 2 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Leicestershire - 2 £65,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £42,500 -

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 144 (46.30%) Java
2 114 (36.66%) Oracle
3 106 (34.08%) Finance
4 97 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (30.87%) .NET
6 78 (25.08%) J2EE
7 69 (22.19%) Microsoft
8 63 (20.26%) TOGAF
9 62 (19.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 56 (18.01%) SQL
11 52 (16.72%) SOA
11 52 (16.72%) Enterprise Architecture
12 49 (15.76%) Degree
12 49 (15.76%) SQL Server
13 48 (15.43%) UML
14 47 (15.11%) SAP
14 47 (15.11%) Banking
15 43 (13.83%) Project Management
16 41 (13.18%) Waterfall
16 41 (13.18%) Enterprise Software
17 37 (11.90%) Mainframe
18 36 (11.58%) ASP.NET
19 35 (11.25%) C#
20 33 (10.61%) XML
21 30 (9.65%) Risk Analysis
21 30 (9.65%) DB2
21 30 (9.65%) COBOL
21 30 (9.65%) HTML
21 30 (9.65%) CICS
22 29 (9.32%) TDD

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (9.65%) CICS
2 20 (6.43%) SharePoint
3 17 (5.47%) WebSphere
4 9 (2.89%) Apache
4 9 (2.89%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (2.25%) FileNet
6 6 (1.93%) ArcGIS
7 5 (1.61%) IIS
7 5 (1.61%) Oracle UPK
8 4 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.64%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.64%) CMS
9 2 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.32%) Mule
10 1 (0.32%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.32%) Node.js
Applications
1 24 (7.72%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.61%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (1.61%) InfoPath
2 5 (1.61%) MS Project
3 2 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (6.43%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (4.50%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (4.50%) Maximo
2 14 (4.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (3.86%) Oracle iProcurement
3 12 (3.86%) Oracle Payables
3 12 (3.86%) Oracle Receivables
3 12 (3.86%) Oracle Assets
3 12 (3.86%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 12 (3.86%) Oracle General Ledger
4 10 (3.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 10 (3.22%) Oracle AGIS
4 10 (3.22%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 8 (2.57%) Magento
6 7 (2.25%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.64%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.32%) Fredhopper
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.75%) SaaS
2 5 (1.61%) PaaS
3 4 (1.29%) IaaS
4 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.25%) Internet
2 6 (1.93%) Firewall
3 2 (0.64%) SSL
3 2 (0.64%) Network Security
4 1 (0.32%) ATM
4 1 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (15.76%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.65%) DB2
3 19 (6.11%) Relational Database
4 15 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (4.82%) Oracle Database
5 14 (4.50%) RDBMS
6 13 (4.18%) MySQL
7 11 (3.54%) Oracle BI EE
7 11 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (3.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 10 (3.22%) Oracle ODI
9 9 (2.89%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.96%) Big Data
13 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.32%) EDRMS
13 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (4.50%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (2.89%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.96%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.64%) CruiseControl
4 2 (0.64%) Subversion
5 1 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 106 (34.08%) Finance
2 47 (15.11%) Banking
3 14 (4.50%) Back Office
4 12 (3.86%) General Ledger
5 8 (2.57%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.25%) Law
6 7 (2.25%) Legal
7 6 (1.93%) Military
7 6 (1.93%) Retail
7 6 (1.93%) Marketing
8 4 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.96%) Advertising
9 3 (0.96%) Electronics
10 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.32%) Publishing
11 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.32%) French Language
11 1 (0.32%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (30.87%) .NET
2 78 (25.08%) J2EE
3 36 (11.58%) ASP.NET
4 33 (10.61%) XML
5 30 (9.65%) HTML
6 27 (8.68%) Spring
6 27 (8.68%) .NET Framework
7 25 (8.04%) Hibernate
7 25 (8.04%) CSS
8 22 (7.07%) Web Services
9 19 (6.11%) HTML5
10 18 (5.79%) WCF
11 15 (4.82%) Middleware
12 12 (3.86%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (3.22%) REST
13 10 (3.22%) SOAP
14 9 (2.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 8 (2.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (2.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 8 (2.57%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.18%) Enterprise Software
2 37 (11.90%) Mainframe
3 19 (6.11%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.86%) Open Source
5 9 (2.89%) Inversion of Control
5 9 (2.89%) Mathematics
6 8 (2.57%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.61%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.29%) Replication
9 3 (0.96%) Chip and PIN
9 3 (0.96%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.96%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.96%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.64%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.64%) Blog
10 2 (0.64%) NHS
10 2 (0.64%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.64%) User Experience
11 1 (0.32%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.32%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.75%) Windows
2 11 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (2.25%) Linux
4 6 (1.93%) UNIX
5 5 (1.61%) Windows 8
5 5 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.32%) Android
6 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (20.26%) TOGAF
3 62 (19.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (16.72%) Enterprise Architecture
4 52 (16.72%) SOA
5 48 (15.43%) UML
6 43 (13.83%) Project Management
7 41 (13.18%) Waterfall
8 30 (9.65%) Risk Analysis
9 29 (9.32%) TDD
10 28 (9.00%) Software Engineering
10 28 (9.00%) ERP
11 25 (8.04%) Mentoring
12 24 (7.72%) OO
13 21 (6.75%) E-Commerce
13 21 (6.75%) Scrum
14 20 (6.43%) Technical Architecture
15 18 (5.79%) Asset Management
15 18 (5.79%) Migration
16 17 (5.47%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 144 (46.30%) Java
2 56 (18.01%) SQL
3 35 (11.25%) C#
4 30 (9.65%) COBOL
5 22 (7.07%) JavaScript
6 15 (4.82%) PL/SQL
7 13 (4.18%) T-SQL
8 10 (3.22%) Python
8 10 (3.22%) PHP
9 4 (1.29%) C
9 4 (1.29%) C++
10 3 (0.96%) VBA
11 2 (0.64%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.32%) VB
12 1 (0.32%) Ruby
12 1 (0.32%) XPath
12 1 (0.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 49 (15.76%) Degree
2 20 (6.43%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.14%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.61%) HND
5 4 (1.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.64%) MCSE
7 1 (0.32%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.32%) CCNA
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.32%) OCP
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.32%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.32%) PMP
7 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.32%) MCSD
7 1 (0.32%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.22%) COBIT
2 8 (2.57%) QA
3 5 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.29%) SLA
5 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (1.93%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.93%) SCCM
2 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 114 (36.66%) Oracle
2 69 (22.19%) Microsoft
3 47 (15.11%) SAP
4 25 (8.04%) IBM
5 13 (4.18%) Syclo
6 7 (2.25%) Unisys
6 7 (2.25%) Cisco
6 7 (2.25%) VMware
7 5 (1.61%) Fujitsu
7 5 (1.61%) NetApp
7 5 (1.61%) ESRI
7 5 (1.61%) ATG
8 4 (1.29%) TOWER Software
8 4 (1.29%) Demandware
8 4 (1.29%) hybris
9 3 (0.96%) Sybase
10 2 (0.64%) Siebel
10 2 (0.64%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.64%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.64%) Endeca
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