The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BSS Architect
Rank 880 859 892
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a BSS Architect 31 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.015% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.016% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 12
Average salary £70,000 - £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £68,000 - £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 - £79,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 - £70,000
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110395 102332 111722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90051 84654 95699
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -25 31 £70,000 -
South East -3 23 £65,000 -
Berkshire +12 16 £65,000 -
Basingstoke +1 7 - -
Hampshire -4 7 - -
London - 7 £71,250 -
Reading +3 4 - -
Newbury - 3 £65,000 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
City of London - 2 £76,250 -
North West - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -

BSS Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 42 (84.00%) Billing
2 37 (74.00%) CRM
3 32 (64.00%) Telecoms
4 31 (62.00%) ITIL
4 31 (62.00%) eTOM
5 25 (50.00%) Business Analysis
6 21 (42.00%) Huawei
7 13 (26.00%) Degree
8 5 (10.00%) Use Case
8 5 (10.00%) Performance Management
8 5 (10.00%) WFM
8 5 (10.00%) Marketing
8 5 (10.00%) Network Planning
9 4 (8.00%) Quality Management
9 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
9 4 (8.00%) Data Mining
9 4 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) Wireless
9 4 (8.00%) TOGAF
10 3 (6.00%) Zachman Framework
10 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (6.00%) Service Management
11 1 (2.00%) Technical Architecture
11 1 (2.00%) NGN
11 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
11 1 (2.00%) Revenue Management
11 1 (2.00%) LTE
11 1 (2.00%) Software Architecture
11 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (2.00%) Retail

BSS Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Wireless
2 1 (2.00%) NGN
2 1 (2.00%) LTE
2 1 (2.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) Data Mining
General
1 42 (84.00%) Billing
2 32 (64.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.00%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (74.00%) CRM
2 31 (62.00%) ITIL
2 31 (62.00%) eTOM
3 25 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (10.00%) Use Case
4 5 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 5 (10.00%) WFM
4 5 (10.00%) Network Planning
5 4 (8.00%) Quality Management
5 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (8.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (6.00%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.00%) Service Management
7 1 (2.00%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.00%) Revenue Management
7 1 (2.00%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.00%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Huawei
2 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.00%) Siebel
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.00%) PeopleSoft