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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Architect
Rank 728 694 717
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Architect 178 177 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 149 120 152
Average salary £67,000 £57,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.52% -20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,400 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,500 £87,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £51,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -6.81%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 22 August 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 -11 174 £66,000 +14.78% 14
London -6 65 £78,750 +12.50% 6
North West +13 35 £57,500 +4.54% 3
South East -26 32 £60,000 +25.00% 4
City of London -1 17 £73,750 +5.35% 2
Yorkshire -50 17 £55,000 +22.22%
Cheshire -4 15 £57,500 +43.75%
Leeds -42 15 £55,000 +22.22%
West Yorkshire -51 15 £55,000 +22.22%
Manchester - 15 £57,500 - 1
Hampshire -19 13 £60,000 -7.69%
Basingstoke - 11 £60,000 -
Knutsford - 10 £57,500 -
Birmingham +10 8 £70,000 +33.33%
West Midlands -1 8 £70,000 +33.33%
East Midlands -9 7 £67,500 +17.39%
Surrey 0 6 £60,000 +25.00% 1
Leicestershire - 6 £65,000 -
Berkshire -16 5 £77,500 +47.61%
Merseyside - 5 £55,000 -
Liverpool - 5 £55,000 -
Harrogate - 4 £55,000 -
Docklands, London - 4 - -
North Yorkshire - 4 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £55,000 - 1
Abingdon - 3 £55,000 - 1
Reading +2 2 £60,000 -33.33%
West Sussex -10 2 £42,500 -11.45% 2
Scotland -21 2 £61,500 -1.60% 1
Glasgow -24 2 £61,500 -1.60% 1

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 149 (40.16%) Java
2 137 (36.93%) Oracle
3 131 (35.31%) Finance
4 87 (23.45%) .NET
5 80 (21.56%) J2EE
6 79 (21.29%) TOGAF
6 79 (21.29%) Enterprise Architecture
7 69 (18.60%) Degree
8 60 (16.17%) Project Management
9 59 (15.90%) SQL
10 58 (15.63%) SOA
11 56 (15.09%) SAP
12 54 (14.56%) Microsoft
12 54 (14.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 49 (13.21%) Banking
13 49 (13.21%) UML
14 45 (12.13%) SQL Server
15 43 (11.59%) ERP
16 40 (10.78%) Enterprise Software
17 38 (10.24%) Scrum
18 36 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
18 36 (9.70%) Spring
18 36 (9.70%) HTML
18 36 (9.70%) Waterfall
19 35 (9.43%) Computer Science
20 34 (9.16%) Technical Architecture
20 34 (9.16%) Software Engineering
21 33 (8.89%) Mainframe
22 32 (8.63%) Hibernate
23 31 (8.36%) E-Commerce

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 26 (7.01%) WebSphere
2 25 (6.74%) CICS
3 23 (6.20%) SharePoint
4 16 (4.31%) Apache
5 10 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (1.89%) Mule
7 7 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (1.89%) FileNet
8 6 (1.62%) ArcGIS
8 6 (1.62%) Oracle UPK
9 5 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.35%) IIS
10 4 (1.08%) Smallworld
10 4 (1.08%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.54%) CMS
11 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 24 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (1.62%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.62%) MS Project
2 6 (1.62%) MS Office
3 5 (1.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 25 (6.74%) Oracle Applications
2 17 (4.58%) Oracle EBS R12
2 17 (4.58%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (4.04%) Oracle Payables
3 15 (4.04%) Oracle Receivables
3 15 (4.04%) Oracle Assets
3 15 (4.04%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 15 (4.04%) Oracle General Ledger
3 15 (4.04%) Oracle iProcurement
4 11 (2.96%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 11 (2.96%) Oracle AGIS
4 11 (2.96%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 9 (2.43%) Magento
5 9 (2.43%) Oracle Financials
5 9 (2.43%) Maximo
6 4 (1.08%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.54%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.27%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.36%) SaaS
2 4 (1.08%) IaaS
2 4 (1.08%) PaaS
3 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.04%) Internet
2 8 (2.16%) Firewall
3 3 (0.81%) Network Security
4 2 (0.54%) SSL
5 1 (0.27%) Intranet
5 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.27%) VPN
5 1 (0.27%) SMTP
5 1 (0.27%) ATM
5 1 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (12.13%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.74%) DB2
3 23 (6.20%) Oracle Database
4 20 (5.39%) Relational Database
5 18 (4.85%) MySQL
6 16 (4.31%) NoSQL
7 15 (4.04%) Oracle ODI
7 15 (4.04%) RDBMS
8 12 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
9 11 (2.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 6 (1.62%) Big Data
10 6 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.08%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 19 (5.12%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.62%) MSI
4 5 (1.35%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.54%) Subversion
6 2 (0.54%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.27%) MSTest
7 1 (0.27%) Moq
7 1 (0.27%) Selenium
7 1 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.27%) NUnit
General
1 131 (35.31%) Finance
2 49 (13.21%) Banking
3 23 (6.20%) Law
4 19 (5.12%) Legal
5 18 (4.85%) Retail
6 15 (4.04%) General Ledger
7 14 (3.77%) Back Office
8 13 (3.50%) Investment Banking
9 11 (2.96%) Marketing
10 7 (1.89%) Military
10 7 (1.89%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.89%) Advertising
11 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.08%) Electronics
11 4 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.27%) French Language
12 1 (0.27%) German Language
12 1 (0.27%) Swedish Language
12 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (23.45%) .NET
2 80 (21.56%) J2EE
3 36 (9.70%) Spring
3 36 (9.70%) HTML
4 32 (8.63%) Hibernate
5 27 (7.28%) XML
6 24 (6.47%) CSS
7 23 (6.20%) Web Services
7 23 (6.20%) ASP.NET
8 22 (5.93%) Middleware
9 20 (5.39%) HTML5
10 17 (4.58%) .NET Framework
11 16 (4.31%) ActiveMQ
12 15 (4.04%) WCF
13 10 (2.70%) REST
14 9 (2.43%) jQuery
14 9 (2.43%) SOAP
14 9 (2.43%) JSF
14 9 (2.43%) LAMP
15 8 (2.16%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.78%) Enterprise Software
2 35 (9.43%) Computer Science
3 33 (8.89%) Mainframe
4 11 (2.96%) Open Source
5 7 (1.89%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.62%) Thin Client
6 6 (1.62%) Chip and PIN
6 6 (1.62%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.35%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.35%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.35%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.35%) GIS
8 4 (1.08%) Replication
8 4 (1.08%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (0.81%) Blog
9 3 (0.81%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.54%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.54%) NHS
10 2 (0.54%) iPad
10 2 (0.54%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.55%) Windows
2 12 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (2.96%) Linux
4 6 (1.62%) UNIX
4 6 (1.62%) Windows 8
4 6 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.81%) Android
5 3 (0.81%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.27%) Solaris
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (21.29%) TOGAF
1 79 (21.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 60 (16.17%) Project Management
3 58 (15.63%) SOA
4 54 (14.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (13.21%) UML
6 43 (11.59%) ERP
7 38 (10.24%) Scrum
8 36 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (9.70%) Waterfall
9 34 (9.16%) Technical Architecture
9 34 (9.16%) Software Engineering
10 31 (8.36%) E-Commerce
11 28 (7.55%) OO
11 28 (7.55%) TDD
12 25 (6.74%) Risk Analysis
13 24 (6.47%) Migration
14 22 (5.93%) Asset Management
15 20 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (5.39%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 149 (40.16%) Java
2 59 (15.90%) SQL
3 26 (7.01%) C#
4 25 (6.74%) COBOL
5 18 (4.85%) JavaScript
6 16 (4.31%) PL/SQL
7 12 (3.23%) PHP
8 11 (2.96%) Python
9 5 (1.35%) C
10 4 (1.08%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.81%) VBA
12 2 (0.54%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.27%) VB
13 1 (0.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 69 (18.60%) Degree
2 15 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.62%) HND
5 5 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.54%) MCSE
7 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.27%) MCSD
7 1 (0.27%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.27%) OCP
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.27%) PMP
7 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.31%) COBIT
2 8 (2.16%) QA
3 5 (1.35%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.35%) SLA
4 3 (0.81%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (2.16%) Hyper-V
1 8 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (1.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.54%) vSphere
4 1 (0.27%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 7 (1.89%) SCCM
2 6 (1.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.27%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 137 (36.93%) Oracle
2 56 (15.09%) SAP
3 54 (14.56%) Microsoft
4 28 (7.55%) IBM
5 13 (3.50%) ATG
6 12 (3.23%) hybris
7 10 (2.70%) Demandware
8 9 (2.43%) VMware
9 8 (2.16%) Cisco
9 8 (2.16%) JD Edwards
10 7 (1.89%) Syclo
11 6 (1.62%) Altiris
11 6 (1.62%) NetApp
11 6 (1.62%) Informatica
11 6 (1.62%) Citrix
11 6 (1.62%) Unisys
11 6 (1.62%) LANDesk
12 5 (1.35%) ESRI
13 4 (1.08%) Trillium
13 4 (1.08%) WSO2
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum 1 Year Fixed Term Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Code Red Associates
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Parliamentary ICT
Salary: From £46,532 to £61,255 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
London Borough of Croydon
Salary: From £42,207 to £43,803 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Medley Business Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £60 to £70 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago