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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Architecture
Rank 861 850 883
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +33
Permanent jobs citing Computer Architecture 28 24 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.023% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.030% 0.028% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 17
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 £29,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £87,750 £44,200 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £26,500 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +23.25%

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
93898 86256 91945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.89% 81.07% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 74957 70791 77781
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 -13 28 £45,000 +20.00% 4
London -10 23 £45,000 +20.00% 3
East of England -4 5 £30,000 +13.20% 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £30,000 - 1
Cambridge - 3 £30,000 - 1
Hertford - 2 £18,250 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £18,250 -

Computer Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 44 (80.00%) C++
2 42 (76.36%) Java
3 36 (65.45%) C#
3 36 (65.45%) Python
3 36 (65.45%) Degree
4 29 (52.73%) Ruby
5 27 (49.09%) Linux
6 23 (41.82%) TCP/IP
6 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (38.18%) Computer Science
7 21 (38.18%) Finance
8 20 (36.36%) User Experience
9 19 (34.55%) Software Engineering
9 19 (34.55%) SilkTest
10 16 (29.09%) Black-Box Testing
11 15 (27.27%) Windows
12 14 (25.45%) Front Office
12 14 (25.45%) Low Latency
13 13 (23.64%) F#
13 13 (23.64%) BDD
13 13 (23.64%) TDD
13 13 (23.64%) SQL
14 12 (21.82%) Open Source
15 11 (20.00%) Windows Phone
15 11 (20.00%) Android
15 11 (20.00%) C
15 11 (20.00%) UNIX
15 11 (20.00%) Mac OS X
16 10 (18.18%) HOOD
16 10 (18.18%) Automotive

Computer Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 (3.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Office
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.82%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.27%) LAN
2 4 (7.27%) WAN
3 3 (5.45%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.64%) RIP
4 2 (3.64%) Broadband
4 2 (3.64%) VoIP
4 2 (3.64%) Internet
4 2 (3.64%) OSPF
4 2 (3.64%) VRRP
4 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.64%) xDSL
5 1 (1.82%) RTP
5 1 (1.82%) 802.11
5 1 (1.82%) DNS
5 1 (1.82%) SAN
5 1 (1.82%) PSTN
5 1 (1.82%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (34.55%) SilkTest
2 10 (18.18%) Eclipse
2 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 10 (18.18%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.64%) NUnit
3 2 (3.64%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.82%) Ant
General
1 21 (38.18%) Finance
2 14 (25.45%) Front Office
3 10 (18.18%) Automotive
3 10 (18.18%) Multimedia
4 9 (16.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Software Engineer
1 17 (30.91%) Tester
2 16 (29.09%) Test Engineer
3 14 (25.45%) Developer
4 11 (20.00%) Front Office Developer
5 8 (14.55%) Graduate
6 6 (10.91%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Junior
6 6 (10.91%) QA Tester
6 6 (10.91%) Technical Tester
6 6 (10.91%) QA Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Junior Software Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Python Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) C++ Developer
10 2 (3.64%) IT Support
10 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 1 (1.82%) Quantitative Developer
11 1 (1.82%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) HTML
1 2 (3.64%) .NET
1 2 (3.64%) CSS
2 1 (1.82%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.18%) Computer Science
2 20 (36.36%) User Experience
3 12 (21.82%) Open Source
4 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (12.73%) Mathematics
6 4 (7.27%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.82%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.82%) iPad
7 1 (1.82%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 27 (49.09%) Linux
2 15 (27.27%) Windows
3 11 (20.00%) UNIX
3 11 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 11 (20.00%) Android
3 11 (20.00%) Windows Phone
4 10 (18.18%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (34.55%) Software Engineering
3 16 (29.09%) Black-Box Testing
4 14 (25.45%) Low Latency
5 13 (23.64%) BDD
5 13 (23.64%) TDD
6 10 (18.18%) Speech Recognition
6 10 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 10 (18.18%) OO
6 10 (18.18%) HOOD
6 10 (18.18%) Scrum
6 10 (18.18%) User Stories
7 6 (10.91%) Performance Testing
7 6 (10.91%) Manual Testing
7 6 (10.91%) Automated Testing
8 2 (3.64%) Algorithmic Trading
8 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.64%) Automation Testing
9 1 (1.82%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 44 (80.00%) C++
2 42 (76.36%) Java
3 36 (65.45%) C#
3 36 (65.45%) Python
4 29 (52.73%) Ruby
5 13 (23.64%) SQL
5 13 (23.64%) F#
6 11 (20.00%) C
7 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (65.45%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.45%) CCNA
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.64%) MCSE
5 1 (1.82%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Perforce
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) VMware
4 1 (1.82%) Huawei
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco
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