The table below looks at the statistics for the BSS Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BSS Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BSS Architect
Rank 894 896 868
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a BSS Architect 4 31 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.026% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.028% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 0
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 -

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
103108 110561 102421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.50% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85312 90184 84719
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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%

BSS Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BSS Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

BSS Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BSS Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BSS Architect within the UK.

BSS Architect Salary Trend in the UK

BSS Architect
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BSS Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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 3 £65,000 -7.14%
South East -10 2 £65,000 -
London +15 1 - -
Berkshire -4 1 - -
Reading -7 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £65,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £65,000 -

BSS Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited BSS 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 BSS Architect in their job title.

1 14 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 13 (81.25%) CRM
3 11 (68.75%) Billing
4 10 (62.50%) eTOM
4 10 (62.50%) Degree
5 9 (56.25%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Service Management
6 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
7 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (12.50%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Marketing
7 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
7 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (12.50%) Lotus
7 2 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (12.50%) IBM
7 2 (12.50%) Cognos
7 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (6.25%) Ericsson
8 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 1 (6.25%) Wireless
8 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (6.25%) Project Management
8 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
8 1 (6.25%) Finance
8 1 (6.25%) Amdocs
8 1 (6.25%) Competitor Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills

BSS Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited BSS 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 BSS Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
General
1 14 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 11 (68.75%) Billing
3 2 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) CRM
2 10 (62.50%) eTOM
3 9 (56.25%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Use Case
6 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) Customer Insight
6 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
6 1 (6.25%) Competitor Analysis
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Cognos
1 2 (12.50%) IBM
1 2 (12.50%) Lotus
2 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.25%) Amdocs
2 1 (6.25%) Ericsson
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle