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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Architect
Rank 818 837 798
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -39
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Architect 130 134 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 74 106 162
Average salary £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £100,000 £92,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%

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
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016 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 30 April 2016. 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 +7 119 £65,000 -16.12% 15
London -25 37 £80,000 - 4
South East +31 23 £65,000 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire +34 21 £42,500 -22.72% 3
West Yorkshire +25 18 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Leeds +18 14 £41,250 -25.00% 2
West Midlands -16 11 £62,500 -3.84% 4
North West +27 9 £85,000 +41.66% 1
East of England +12 9 £62,500 -7.40% 2
Cambridgeshire +2 9 £62,500 - 2
Berkshire +20 8 £65,000 -35.00%
Manchester +1 8 £85,000 +41.66% 1
West Sussex -2 8 £61,500 -
Crawley - 8 £61,500 -
Scotland -7 7 £70,000 +3.70%
City of London +28 6 £82,500 +3.12%
Cambridge +6 6 £62,500 - 1
Glasgow -6 6 £71,250 +5.55%
Maidenhead +6 4 £65,000 -35.00%
Hampshire +3 4 £62,500 -26.47% 1
Staffordshire +6 3 £47,500 -26.92%
East Midlands +3 3 £50,000 -28.57%
Solihull - 3 £67,000 -
Pontefract - 3 - -
Leicestershire +11 2 - -
South West +4 2 £84,000 -
Southampton +1 2 £62,500 -26.47%
Warwickshire - 2 £62,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £65,000 - 2
Surrey - 2 £72,500 -

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 92 (40.35%) Java
2 66 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (28.07%) Oracle
4 62 (27.19%) .NET
5 52 (22.81%) JavaScript
6 48 (21.05%) Finance
7 46 (20.18%) C#
7 46 (20.18%) HTML
8 40 (17.54%) SQL
8 40 (17.54%) CRM
8 40 (17.54%) TOGAF
9 38 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 37 (16.23%) SOA
10 37 (16.23%) SAP
10 37 (16.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 35 (15.35%) Enterprise Architecture
12 34 (14.91%) SOAP
13 32 (14.04%) SQL Server
14 31 (13.60%) E-Commerce
15 30 (13.16%) Web Services
16 29 (12.72%) AngularJS
16 29 (12.72%) ASP.NET
17 26 (11.40%) CSS
18 25 (10.96%) PHP
18 25 (10.96%) Middleware
19 24 (10.53%) SDLC
20 23 (10.09%) NoSQL
21 22 (9.65%) REST
21 22 (9.65%) RESTful
21 22 (9.65%) Spring

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 18 (7.89%) Node.js
2 11 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.82%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.39%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.95%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.95%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.51%) Apache
6 7 (3.07%) Documentum
6 7 (3.07%) IIS
6 7 (3.07%) Oracle Service Bus
7 6 (2.63%) Jetty
8 5 (2.19%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 4 (1.75%) CMS
10 3 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.32%) JBoss
10 3 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.88%) CICS
11 2 (0.88%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.44%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.95%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (3.07%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (2.19%) SAP ERP
4 4 (1.75%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 4 (1.75%) SAP CRM
5 3 (1.32%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.88%) Maximo
7 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.44%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.44%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.26%) SaaS
4 10 (4.39%) PaaS
5 9 (3.95%) Office 365
6 3 (1.32%) IaaS
7 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.75%) SAN
2 3 (1.32%) Internet
2 3 (1.32%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.09%) NoSQL
3 9 (3.95%) MySQL
4 8 (3.51%) Big Data
5 7 (3.07%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.07%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.75%) DB2
6 4 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.32%) GIS
7 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.44%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (4.82%) FindBugs
2 8 (3.51%) Ant
2 8 (3.51%) JUnit
2 8 (3.51%) Maven
2 8 (3.51%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.07%) Apache Ivy
3 7 (3.07%) Checkstyle
3 7 (3.07%) Cobertura
3 7 (3.07%) EasyMock
3 7 (3.07%) Hudson
3 7 (3.07%) JIRA
3 7 (3.07%) jMock
3 7 (3.07%) LoadRunner
3 7 (3.07%) Mockito
3 7 (3.07%) Selenium
3 7 (3.07%) The Grinder
4 6 (2.63%) Eclipse
4 6 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.63%) TeamCity
4 6 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 48 (21.05%) Finance
2 9 (3.95%) Banking
3 5 (2.19%) Law
3 5 (2.19%) Retail
4 4 (1.75%) Legal
5 3 (1.32%) Marketing
6 2 (0.88%) Automotive
6 2 (0.88%) Front Office
6 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.44%) Advertising
7 1 (0.44%) Billing
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (27.19%) .NET
2 46 (20.18%) HTML
3 34 (14.91%) SOAP
4 30 (13.16%) Web Services
5 29 (12.72%) AngularJS
5 29 (12.72%) ASP.NET
6 26 (11.40%) CSS
7 25 (10.96%) Middleware
8 22 (9.65%) REST
8 22 (9.65%) RESTful
8 22 (9.65%) Spring
9 20 (8.77%) ASP.NET Web API
9 20 (8.77%) jQuery
9 20 (8.77%) WCF
10 19 (8.33%) JSON
10 19 (8.33%) XML
11 18 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (7.89%) HTML5
12 16 (7.02%) J2EE
13 14 (6.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (6.14%) Smart Meter
3 10 (4.39%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.95%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.51%) Inversion of Control
5 8 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.51%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.63%) Cybercrime
7 5 (2.19%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.32%) Economics
8 3 (1.32%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.88%) Fintech
9 2 (0.88%) FMCG
9 2 (0.88%) PKI
9 2 (0.88%) User Experience
10 1 (0.44%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.44%) Machine to Machine
10 1 (0.44%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.02%) Unix
2 15 (6.58%) Linux
3 14 (6.14%) Windows
4 6 (2.63%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.32%) Android
5 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (17.54%) CRM
2 40 (17.54%) TOGAF
3 37 (16.23%) SOA
3 37 (16.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (15.35%) Enterprise Architecture
5 31 (13.60%) E-Commerce
6 24 (10.53%) SDLC
7 22 (9.65%) Software Engineering
8 20 (8.77%) MVC
9 19 (8.33%) Scrum
10 18 (7.89%) ERP
10 18 (7.89%) Open Source
10 18 (7.89%) TDD
11 17 (7.46%) High Availability
12 16 (7.02%) Logistics
13 15 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (6.58%) ITIL
13 15 (6.58%) Technical Architecture
14 14 (6.14%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (40.35%) Java
2 52 (22.81%) JavaScript
3 46 (20.18%) C#
4 40 (17.54%) SQL
5 25 (10.96%) PHP
6 14 (6.14%) Python
7 11 (4.82%) C
8 9 (3.95%) C++
8 9 (3.95%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.63%) Groovy
10 5 (2.19%) Perl
11 4 (1.75%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.32%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.32%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.32%) Ruby
12 3 (1.32%) VBA
12 3 (1.32%) VBScript
13 2 (0.88%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.88%) Scala
13 2 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (9.65%) Degree
2 18 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.51%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.07%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.75%) CEH
5 4 (1.75%) SANS
6 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.77%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.44%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (6.14%) Docker
2 11 (4.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (6.14%) Puppet
2 6 (2.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 6 (2.63%) MOM
3 4 (1.75%) HP Fortify
3 4 (1.75%) Nessus
4 3 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 64 (28.07%) Oracle
2 38 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 37 (16.23%) SAP
4 14 (6.14%) Sitecore
5 7 (3.07%) IBM
5 7 (3.07%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.63%) TIBCO
7 5 (2.19%) CA
7 5 (2.19%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.75%) Coverity
8 4 (1.75%) HP
8 4 (1.75%) Qualys
8 4 (1.75%) Veracode
9 3 (1.32%) Capita
9 3 (1.32%) NGA Human Resources
9 3 (1.32%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.32%) Sencha
9 3 (1.32%) Siebel
10 2 (0.88%) Ariba
10 2 (0.88%) BEA
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