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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BSS Architect
Rank 895 908 869
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a BSS Architect 3 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.021% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.022% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £65,000 -
UK excluding London average salary - £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
104684 113642 104161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.51% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 86404 93317 86694
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 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 5 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 30 June 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
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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 +10 2 - -
London +15 1 - -
South East 0 1 - -
Reading -7 1 - -
Berkshire -13 1 - -

BSS Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 20 (86.96%) CRM
2 19 (82.61%) Billing
3 15 (65.22%) Telecoms
4 13 (56.52%) eTOM
5 12 (52.17%) ITIL
5 12 (52.17%) Degree
6 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
7 3 (13.04%) Service Management
8 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.70%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (8.70%) Project Management
8 2 (8.70%) Marketing
8 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
9 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (4.35%) Marketing Strategy
9 1 (4.35%) Big Data
9 1 (4.35%) Customer Insight
9 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
9 1 (4.35%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
9 1 (4.35%) Use Case
9 1 (4.35%) Retail
9 1 (4.35%) Oracle
9 1 (4.35%) Finance
9 1 (4.35%) Advertising
9 1 (4.35%) Amdocs

BSS Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
General
1 19 (82.61%) Billing
2 15 (65.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) CRM
2 13 (56.52%) eTOM
3 12 (52.17%) ITIL
4 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
5 3 (13.04%) Service Management
6 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.35%) Use Case
7 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
7 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.35%) Marketing Strategy
7 1 (4.35%) Customer Insight
7 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.35%) Change Management
7 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) Cognos
1 1 (4.35%) IBM
1 1 (4.35%) Ericsson
1 1 (4.35%) Lotus
1 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (4.35%) Amdocs
1 1 (4.35%) Huawei