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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BSS Architect
Rank 932 917 894
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a BSS Architect 19 24 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.023% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.024% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 41
Average salary £80,000 £65,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BSS Architect over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 within the UK.

BSS Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

BSS Architect
Top 10 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 5 February 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 +2 18 £80,000 +23.07%
South East -9 15 £80,000 +28.00%
Reading +7 10 £80,000 +25.49%
Berkshire 0 10 £80,000 +28.00%
Hampshire +11 5 - -
Basingstoke +13 3 - -
Hook +4 2 - -
Manchester +20 1 £77,500 +6.89%
North West +6 1 £77,500 +6.89%
London 0 1 £90,000 +28.57%

BSS Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 23 (76.67%) CRM
3 21 (70.00%) Degree
4 18 (60.00%) eTOM
4 18 (60.00%) Billing
5 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 9 (30.00%) Advertising
5 9 (30.00%) Convergent Charging
6 7 (23.33%) MVNO
7 6 (20.00%) Fault Management
7 6 (20.00%) Performance Management
7 6 (20.00%) 3GPP
7 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (20.00%) Web Services
7 6 (20.00%) Data Mining
7 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (16.67%) Huawei
9 4 (13.33%) Marketing
9 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
9 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (10.00%) ITIL
10 3 (10.00%) Customer Insight
10 3 (10.00%) Product Management
10 3 (10.00%) Electronics
10 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 3 (10.00%) Competitor Analysis
11 2 (6.67%) Business Development
11 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (6.67%) B2B
11 2 (6.67%) Presales

BSS Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) MVNO
2 6 (20.00%) 3GPP
3 1 (3.33%) CTI
3 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) LLU
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) SDH
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Data Mining
1 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 25 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 18 (60.00%) Billing
3 9 (30.00%) Advertising
4 4 (13.33%) Marketing
5 3 (10.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) CRM
2 18 (60.00%) eTOM
3 9 (30.00%) Convergent Charging
4 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (20.00%) Fault Management
4 6 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Competitor Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Customer Insight
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL
6 3 (10.00%) Product Management
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) B2B
7 2 (6.67%) Business Development
7 2 (6.67%) Presales
8 1 (3.33%) BPR
8 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.33%) ITSM
8 1 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C#
1 1 (3.33%) Perl
1 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Huawei
2 1 (3.33%) Amdocs
2 1 (3.33%) Ericsson
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com