The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Architecture over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Architecture
Rank 872 847 865
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +18
Permanent jobs citing Computer Architecture 27 26 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.024% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.031% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 19
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £50,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £38,250 £18,500
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +106.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93904 84659 90979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.68% 79.59% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74903 69182 77129
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Computer Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Architecture within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Computer Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Computer Architecture
Salary Trend

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

Computer Architecture Salary Trend in the UK

Computer Architecture
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Architecture over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Computer Architecture Salary Histogram in the UK

Computer Architecture
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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 -34 27 £45,000 +20.00% 3
London -1 23 £45,000 +20.00% 2
East of England -10 4 £30,000 +13.20% 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £30,000 - 1
Cambridge - 3 £30,000 - 1
Hertford - 1 £17,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £17,500 -

Computer Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Computer Architecture also 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 that cited Computer Architecture.

1 41 (75.93%) C++
2 39 (72.22%) Java
3 34 (62.96%) Python
3 34 (62.96%) Degree
4 33 (61.11%) C#
5 28 (51.85%) Linux
6 26 (48.15%) Ruby
7 21 (38.89%) Computer Science
7 21 (38.89%) TCP/IP
7 21 (38.89%) Finance
8 19 (35.19%) Software Engineering
9 17 (31.48%) Windows
10 16 (29.63%) SilkTest
11 14 (25.93%) Low Latency
11 14 (25.93%) Front Office
12 13 (24.07%) UNIX
12 13 (24.07%) Black-Box Testing
13 12 (22.22%) Open Source
13 12 (22.22%) SQL
14 11 (20.37%) C
14 11 (20.37%) F#
14 11 (20.37%) BDD
14 11 (20.37%) TDD
15 10 (18.52%) Multimedia
15 10 (18.52%) Speech Recognition
15 10 (18.52%) Android
15 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
15 10 (18.52%) Mercurial
15 10 (18.52%) User Stories
15 10 (18.52%) Apple iOS

Computer Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Computer Architecture also 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 that cited Computer Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.89%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.41%) LAN
2 4 (7.41%) WAN
3 3 (5.56%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.70%) SAN
5 1 (1.85%) Internet
5 1 (1.85%) 802.11
5 1 (1.85%) OSPF
5 1 (1.85%) RTP
5 1 (1.85%) VRRP
5 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.85%) xDSL
5 1 (1.85%) RIP
5 1 (1.85%) PSTN
5 1 (1.85%) VoIP
5 1 (1.85%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) SilkTest
2 10 (18.52%) Eclipse
2 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 10 (18.52%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.70%) NUnit
3 2 (3.70%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.85%) Ant
General
1 21 (38.89%) Finance
2 14 (25.93%) Front Office
3 10 (18.52%) Automotive
3 10 (18.52%) Multimedia
4 9 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Software Engineer
2 14 (25.93%) Developer
2 14 (25.93%) Tester
3 13 (24.07%) Test Engineer
4 11 (20.37%) Front Office Developer
5 8 (14.81%) Graduate
6 6 (11.11%) Junior
6 6 (11.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) QA Tester
7 5 (9.26%) QA Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Junior Software Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Python Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Technical Tester
8 4 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) C++ Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.70%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) HTML
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
1 2 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (1.85%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 12 (22.22%) Open Source
3 7 (12.96%) Mathematics
4 5 (9.26%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.70%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 28 (51.85%) Linux
2 17 (31.48%) Windows
3 13 (24.07%) UNIX
4 10 (18.52%) Apple iOS
4 10 (18.52%) Mac OS X
4 10 (18.52%) Android
4 10 (18.52%) Windows Phone
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Software Engineering
2 14 (25.93%) Low Latency
3 13 (24.07%) Black-Box Testing
4 11 (20.37%) BDD
4 11 (20.37%) TDD
5 10 (18.52%) Speech Recognition
5 10 (18.52%) User Stories
5 10 (18.52%) OO
5 10 (18.52%) HOOD
5 10 (18.52%) Scrum
6 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (14.81%) Software Testing
8 5 (9.26%) Automated Testing
8 5 (9.26%) Performance Testing
9 3 (5.56%) Algorithmic Trading
10 2 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.70%) Automation Testing
10 2 (3.70%) ITIL
11 1 (1.85%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (75.93%) C++
2 39 (72.22%) Java
3 34 (62.96%) Python
4 33 (61.11%) C#
5 26 (48.15%) Ruby
6 12 (22.22%) SQL
7 11 (20.37%) F#
7 11 (20.37%) C
8 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (62.96%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) CCNA
2 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.56%) MCSE
4 2 (3.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Perforce
2 5 (9.26%) VMware
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.85%) Huawei
4 1 (1.85%) Wall Street Systems
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