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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Architect
Rank 769 687 705
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Architect 133 191 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 117 135 157
Average salary £67,000 £62,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.20% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,700 £39,503
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £78,000 £89,500
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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -77 127 £65,000 - 14
London -51 40 £85,000 +21.42% 3
North West +10 33 £57,500 -17.85% 3
South East -31 19 £60,000 -7.69% 2
Cheshire +3 16 £57,500 +35.29%
Manchester - 16 £57,500 - 2
City of London +5 12 £85,000 +21.42%
Yorkshire -61 10 £56,250 +25.00% 3
Knutsford - 10 £57,500 -
Birmingham 0 9 £70,000 +33.33%
West Midlands -5 9 £70,000 +19.14%
Hampshire -19 7 £60,000 -2.04%
Leeds -58 7 £57,500 +27.77% 2
West Yorkshire -64 7 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Basingstoke - 5 £60,000 -
Surrey -1 4 £60,000 -14.28% 1
East Midlands -5 4 £67,500 -6.89%
Stockport - 4 £52,500 - 1
Glasgow 0 3 £61,500 -3.52%
Scotland -13 3 £61,500 -3.52%
Oxfordshire - 3 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
Leicestershire - 3 £65,000 -
Abingdon - 3 £55,000 -
Doncaster - 3 - - 1
Berkshire -7 2 £77,500 +47.61% 1
West Sussex -11 2 £42,500 -11.45%
North Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 -
Harrogate - 2 £55,000 -
Leicester - 2 £65,000 -

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (42.23%) Java
2 131 (38.42%) Oracle
3 120 (35.19%) Finance
4 105 (30.79%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (26.98%) .NET
6 76 (22.29%) J2EE
7 71 (20.82%) Enterprise Architecture
8 70 (20.53%) TOGAF
9 63 (18.48%) Degree
10 59 (17.30%) Microsoft
10 59 (17.30%) SQL
11 56 (16.42%) SOA
12 55 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
13 50 (14.66%) Project Management
13 50 (14.66%) SAP
14 49 (14.37%) Banking
15 48 (14.08%) SQL Server
16 46 (13.49%) UML
17 39 (11.44%) Waterfall
17 39 (11.44%) Enterprise Software
18 35 (10.26%) HTML
18 35 (10.26%) ERP
19 33 (9.68%) Mainframe
19 33 (9.68%) Spring
20 31 (9.09%) TDD
20 31 (9.09%) Scrum
21 30 (8.80%) ASP.NET
22 29 (8.50%) C#
22 29 (8.50%) Hibernate
22 29 (8.50%) Technical Architecture

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 25 (7.33%) CICS
2 24 (7.04%) WebSphere
3 22 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 13 (3.81%) Apache
5 11 (3.23%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (2.05%) FileNet
7 6 (1.76%) ArcGIS
7 6 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (1.76%) Oracle UPK
7 6 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.47%) IIS
9 4 (1.17%) Smallworld
9 4 (1.17%) Mule
10 3 (0.88%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.59%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.76%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (1.76%) MS Project
3 5 (1.47%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (6.45%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (4.69%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (4.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (4.40%) Oracle iProcurement
3 15 (4.40%) Oracle Payables
3 15 (4.40%) Oracle Receivables
3 15 (4.40%) Oracle Assets
3 15 (4.40%) Oracle General Ledger
3 15 (4.40%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 11 (3.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 11 (3.23%) Oracle AGIS
4 11 (3.23%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 11 (3.23%) Maximo
5 9 (2.64%) Oracle Financials
5 9 (2.64%) Magento
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.59%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.92%) SaaS
2 4 (1.17%) PaaS
2 4 (1.17%) IaaS
3 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.93%) Internet
2 7 (2.05%) Firewall
3 2 (0.59%) SSL
3 2 (0.59%) Network Security
4 1 (0.29%) ATM
4 1 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.33%) DB2
3 23 (6.74%) Oracle Database
4 21 (6.16%) Relational Database
5 17 (4.99%) MySQL
6 15 (4.40%) RDBMS
7 13 (3.81%) NoSQL
7 13 (3.81%) Oracle ODI
8 12 (3.52%) Oracle BI EE
9 11 (3.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 10 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.17%) Big Data
14 2 (0.59%) Hadoop
15 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
15 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (5.57%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (2.93%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.47%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.88%) MSI
5 2 (0.59%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.59%) Subversion
6 1 (0.29%) Selenium
6 1 (0.29%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 120 (35.19%) Finance
2 49 (14.37%) Banking
3 15 (4.40%) General Ledger
4 14 (4.11%) Law
4 14 (4.11%) Back Office
5 13 (3.81%) Legal
5 13 (3.81%) Retail
6 12 (3.52%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.05%) Military
7 7 (2.05%) Marketing
8 5 (1.47%) Advertising
9 4 (1.17%) Electronics
9 4 (1.17%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.29%) French Language
12 1 (0.29%) German Language
12 1 (0.29%) Swedish Language
12 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (26.98%) .NET
2 76 (22.29%) J2EE
3 35 (10.26%) HTML
4 33 (9.68%) Spring
5 30 (8.80%) ASP.NET
6 29 (8.50%) Hibernate
7 28 (8.21%) XML
8 25 (7.33%) CSS
9 22 (6.45%) .NET Framework
10 20 (5.87%) HTML5
11 18 (5.28%) WCF
11 18 (5.28%) Web Services
12 17 (4.99%) Middleware
13 13 (3.81%) ActiveMQ
14 11 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (2.64%) REST
15 9 (2.64%) JSF
15 9 (2.64%) jQuery
15 9 (2.64%) SOAP
16 8 (2.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.44%) Enterprise Software
2 33 (9.68%) Mainframe
3 29 (8.50%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.93%) Open Source
5 7 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (1.47%) Mathematics
6 5 (1.47%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.47%) GIS
6 5 (1.47%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.17%) Chip and PIN
7 4 (1.17%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.17%) Replication
7 4 (1.17%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.88%) Blog
8 3 (0.88%) User Experience
9 2 (0.59%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.59%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.59%) Life Science
9 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.74%) Windows
2 12 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (2.35%) Linux
4 6 (1.76%) Windows 8
4 6 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (1.76%) UNIX
5 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.29%) Android
5 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (30.79%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (20.82%) Enterprise Architecture
3 70 (20.53%) TOGAF
4 56 (16.42%) SOA
5 55 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 50 (14.66%) Project Management
7 46 (13.49%) UML
8 39 (11.44%) Waterfall
9 35 (10.26%) ERP
10 31 (9.09%) Scrum
10 31 (9.09%) TDD
11 29 (8.50%) Technical Architecture
12 28 (8.21%) Software Engineering
13 26 (7.62%) E-Commerce
14 25 (7.33%) OO
14 25 (7.33%) Risk Analysis
15 24 (7.04%) Migration
16 22 (6.45%) Mentoring
17 19 (5.57%) Asset Management
17 19 (5.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 144 (42.23%) Java
2 59 (17.30%) SQL
3 29 (8.50%) C#
4 25 (7.33%) COBOL
5 21 (6.16%) JavaScript
6 16 (4.69%) PL/SQL
7 10 (2.93%) PHP
7 10 (2.93%) Python
8 9 (2.64%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.47%) C
10 3 (0.88%) VBA
11 2 (0.59%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (18.48%) Degree
2 18 (5.28%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.11%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.76%) HND
5 5 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.59%) MCSE
6 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.29%) OCP
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.29%) PMP
7 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.29%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.29%) CCNA
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.29%) MCSD
7 1 (0.29%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.81%) COBIT
2 6 (1.76%) QA
3 5 (1.47%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.17%) SLA
5 3 (0.88%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (2.05%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.05%) SCCM
2 3 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.29%) SCOM
3 1 (0.29%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 131 (38.42%) Oracle
2 59 (17.30%) Microsoft
3 50 (14.66%) SAP
4 26 (7.62%) IBM
5 9 (2.64%) ATG
5 9 (2.64%) Syclo
6 8 (2.35%) hybris
6 8 (2.35%) VMware
7 7 (2.05%) Cisco
7 7 (2.05%) Demandware
8 6 (1.76%) NetApp
8 6 (1.76%) Unisys
9 5 (1.47%) JD Edwards
9 5 (1.47%) ESRI
10 3 (0.88%) Fujitsu
10 3 (0.88%) LANDesk
10 3 (0.88%) Altiris
10 3 (0.88%) Sybase
10 3 (0.88%) Citrix
10 3 (0.88%) Informatica
Stockport, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Plus Significant bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Doncaster, Yorkshire
Thales
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + car, bonus, excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + car, bonus, excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + car, bonus, excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + car, bonus, excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Epsilium Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 12 days ago