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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BSS Architect
Rank 855 867 872
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a BSS Architect 41 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.004% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.004% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 11
Average salary £70,000 - £85,000
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 - £70,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 - £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 - £80,000

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
107888 101284 107679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88197 84123 91717
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BSS Architect over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 within the UK.

BSS Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

BSS Architect
Top 12 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 23 October 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 +23 41 £70,000 -
South East +15 32 £65,000 -
Berkshire +36 27 £65,000 -
Reading - 14 £62,500 -
London -4 7 £72,500 -
Hampshire -9 5 - -
Basingstoke - 5 - -
Manchester - 2 £70,000 -
City of London - 2 £80,000 -
North West - 2 £70,000 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -

BSS Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 48 (71.64%) Telecoms
2 47 (70.15%) Billing
3 45 (67.16%) CRM
4 31 (46.27%) ITIL
5 30 (44.78%) eTOM
6 21 (31.34%) Business Analysis
7 17 (25.37%) Degree
8 14 (20.90%) Huawei
9 8 (11.94%) Marketing
10 7 (10.45%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (8.96%) TOGAF
12 4 (5.97%) Zachman Framework
12 4 (5.97%) Legal
12 4 (5.97%) Migration
12 4 (5.97%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (5.97%) Data Modelling
12 4 (5.97%) Data Mining
12 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (5.97%) Service Delivery
12 4 (5.97%) Wireless
12 4 (5.97%) Service Management
12 4 (5.97%) Quality Management
12 4 (5.97%) Use Case
13 3 (4.48%) Capacity Management
13 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (4.48%) UML
13 3 (4.48%) Performance Management
13 3 (4.48%) WFM
13 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (4.48%) Project Management

BSS Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 1 (1.49%) JBoss
1 1 (1.49%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) Wireless
2 2 (2.99%) NGN
3 1 (1.49%) LTE
3 1 (1.49%) Broadband
3 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
General
1 48 (71.64%) Telecoms
2 47 (70.15%) Billing
3 8 (11.94%) Marketing
4 4 (5.97%) Legal
5 3 (4.48%) Finance
6 1 (1.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.49%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) Windows
1 1 (1.49%) Solaris
1 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (67.16%) CRM
2 31 (46.27%) ITIL
3 30 (44.78%) eTOM
4 21 (31.34%) Business Analysis
5 7 (10.45%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (8.96%) TOGAF
7 4 (5.97%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.97%) Migration
7 4 (5.97%) Service Management
7 4 (5.97%) Quality Management
7 4 (5.97%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.97%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (5.97%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (5.97%) Use Case
8 3 (4.48%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.48%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.48%) WFM
8 3 (4.48%) Project Management
8 3 (4.48%) UML
Qualifications
1 17 (25.37%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Huawei
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle
2 1 (1.49%) Siebel
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.49%) Veritas
2 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.49%) VMware