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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Architect
Rank 787 667 740
Rank change year-on-year
-120 +73
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Architect 106 249 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.24% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 74 197 113
Average salary £64,000 £65,000 £65,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,750
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £82,750 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -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
107809 104785 105042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89260 86303 89863
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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 £38,500
% 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -151 92 £65,000 - 16
South East -39 22 £62,500 -3.84% 4
North West -14 19 £52,500 -19.23%
Manchester -3 15 £52,500 -19.23%
London -95 13 £75,000 +7.14% 5
Stockport - 12 £52,500 -
Scotland +8 11 £57,500 -11.53% 1
Yorkshire -49 11 £70,000 +55.55% 2
West Yorkshire -32 9 £70,000 +55.55% 2
Glasgow +11 8 £64,000 +0.39% 1
Leeds -25 8 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Surrey +13 7 £62,500 -10.71% 2
West Midlands +1 7 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Berkshire +17 6 £73,750 -13.23% 2
Birmingham -6 6 £70,000 +18.64% 1
Basingstoke +5 4 £60,000 +33.33%
Cheshire -3 4 £53,750 +7.50%
Hampshire -31 4 £60,000 +4.34%
Reigate - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire +5 3 £62,500 -26.47%
Edinburgh -2 3 £57,500 -11.53%
Hertfordshire -26 3 £50,000 -9.09%
East of England -35 3 £50,000 -9.09% 1
West Sussex -3 2 £42,500 -39.28%
Watford -22 2 £50,000 -20.00%
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Doncaster - 2 - -
City of London +10 1 £77,500 +10.71% 3
Reading +2 1 - - 1
Warrington -3 1 £40,000 -11.11%

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 145 (51.24%) Java
2 111 (39.22%) Oracle
3 97 (34.28%) .NET
4 92 (32.51%) Finance
5 89 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
6 75 (26.50%) Microsoft
7 74 (26.15%) J2EE
8 61 (21.55%) SQL
8 61 (21.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 50 (17.67%) SQL Server
10 48 (16.96%) SOA
10 48 (16.96%) Banking
11 47 (16.61%) TOGAF
12 45 (15.90%) UML
13 44 (15.55%) Enterprise Architecture
14 41 (14.49%) ASP.NET
14 41 (14.49%) Waterfall
15 38 (13.43%) SAP
15 38 (13.43%) C#
15 38 (13.43%) HTML
16 34 (12.01%) Mainframe
16 34 (12.01%) Enterprise Software
17 33 (11.66%) TDD
18 32 (11.31%) Software Engineering
19 31 (10.95%) Degree
19 31 (10.95%) JavaScript
19 31 (10.95%) XML
20 30 (10.60%) DB2
20 30 (10.60%) COBOL
20 30 (10.60%) CICS

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (10.60%) CICS
2 17 (6.01%) SharePoint
2 17 (6.01%) WebSphere
3 10 (3.53%) Apache
4 8 (2.83%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.47%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (2.47%) Oracle Service Bus
5 7 (2.47%) CMS
6 5 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.77%) ArcGIS
7 4 (1.41%) FileNet
7 4 (1.41%) IIS
8 3 (1.06%) Oracle UPK
8 3 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.71%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.35%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.35%) Node.js
10 1 (0.35%) Mule
Applications
1 21 (7.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.41%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.41%) InfoPath
2 4 (1.41%) MS Project
3 2 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (5.30%) Oracle Applications
1 15 (5.30%) Maximo
2 10 (3.53%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (3.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (2.83%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (2.83%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (2.83%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (2.83%) Oracle Assets
3 8 (2.83%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 8 (2.83%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 8 (2.83%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 8 (2.83%) Oracle AGIS
3 8 (2.83%) Oracle iProcurement
4 7 (2.47%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (1.77%) Magento
6 4 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.71%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.35%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.35%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.65%) SaaS
2 5 (1.77%) PaaS
3 4 (1.41%) IaaS
4 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.12%) Internet
2 5 (1.77%) Firewall
3 2 (0.71%) SSL
4 1 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (17.67%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.60%) DB2
3 20 (7.07%) Relational Database
4 19 (6.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (6.01%) RDBMS
6 15 (5.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (3.89%) Oracle Database
8 9 (3.18%) MySQL
8 9 (3.18%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (2.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 8 (2.83%) Oracle ODI
10 7 (2.47%) NoSQL
11 6 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (1.06%) Big Data
14 1 (0.35%) EDRMS
14 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (4.24%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (3.89%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.47%) Subversion
4 3 (1.06%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.71%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 92 (32.51%) Finance
2 48 (16.96%) Banking
3 11 (3.89%) Retail
3 11 (3.89%) Back Office
4 10 (3.53%) Investment Banking
4 10 (3.53%) Marketing
5 8 (2.83%) General Ledger
6 6 (2.12%) Advertising
6 6 (2.12%) Law
6 6 (2.12%) Legal
7 4 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.41%) Military
7 4 (1.41%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.71%) Electronics
8 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.35%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (34.28%) .NET
2 74 (26.15%) J2EE
3 41 (14.49%) ASP.NET
4 38 (13.43%) HTML
5 31 (10.95%) XML
6 29 (10.25%) CSS
6 29 (10.25%) .NET Framework
7 28 (9.89%) Spring
8 23 (8.13%) HTML5
9 21 (7.42%) Hibernate
9 21 (7.42%) WCF
10 18 (6.36%) Web Services
11 16 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (4.95%) SOAP
13 13 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 12 (4.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (4.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 12 (4.24%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (4.24%) Middleware
15 11 (3.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.01%) Mainframe
1 34 (12.01%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (6.36%) Computer Science
3 17 (6.01%) Open Source
4 13 (4.59%) Inversion of Control
5 12 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.12%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.77%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.41%) Replication
8 4 (1.41%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.06%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.71%) Chip and PIN
10 2 (0.71%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.71%) Blog
10 2 (0.71%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.71%) User Experience
11 1 (0.35%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Life Science
11 1 (0.35%) FMCG
11 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.71%) Windows
2 10 (3.53%) Linux
2 10 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.41%) Windows 8
3 4 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.71%) UNIX
4 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (21.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 48 (16.96%) SOA
4 47 (16.61%) TOGAF
5 45 (15.90%) UML
6 44 (15.55%) Enterprise Architecture
7 41 (14.49%) Waterfall
8 33 (11.66%) TDD
9 32 (11.31%) Software Engineering
10 30 (10.60%) Risk Analysis
11 29 (10.25%) Project Management
12 26 (9.19%) Mentoring
13 22 (7.77%) MVC
13 22 (7.77%) OO
14 21 (7.42%) E-Commerce
15 19 (6.71%) ERP
16 18 (6.36%) Service Delivery
17 17 (6.01%) Migration
17 17 (6.01%) Scrum
18 15 (5.30%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 145 (51.24%) Java
2 61 (21.55%) SQL
3 38 (13.43%) C#
4 31 (10.95%) JavaScript
5 30 (10.60%) COBOL
6 16 (5.65%) T-SQL
7 13 (4.59%) PL/SQL
8 8 (2.83%) PHP
9 7 (2.47%) Python
10 4 (1.41%) C++
11 3 (1.06%) Ruby
11 3 (1.06%) XPath
12 2 (0.71%) VBA
13 1 (0.35%) Perl
13 1 (0.35%) VB
13 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (10.95%) Degree
2 19 (6.71%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.30%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.41%) HND
5 3 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.71%) CSSLP
6 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.35%) PMP
7 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.35%) MCSE
7 1 (0.35%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.35%) CCNA
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.24%) QA
2 4 (1.41%) SLA
3 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (2.12%) Active Directory
1 6 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.77%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 111 (39.22%) Oracle
2 75 (26.50%) Microsoft
3 38 (13.43%) SAP
4 28 (9.89%) IBM
5 14 (4.95%) Syclo
6 8 (2.83%) VMware
7 7 (2.47%) Sitecore
8 6 (2.12%) Unisys
9 5 (1.77%) Cisco
9 5 (1.77%) ESRI
9 5 (1.77%) ATG
9 5 (1.77%) Fujitsu
10 4 (1.41%) TOWER Software
10 4 (1.41%) NetApp
10 4 (1.41%) hybris
10 4 (1.41%) Demandware
11 3 (1.06%) EMC
12 2 (0.71%) Siebel
12 2 (0.71%) Sybase
12 2 (0.71%) Endeca
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