The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Architecture
Rank 875 842 872
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +30
Permanent jobs citing Computer Architecture 29 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.030% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.031% 0.039% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 17
Average salary £72,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £175,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £38,250 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +21.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93489 85651 91195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.39% 78.67% 77.33%
Number of salaries quoted 75403 70134 77725
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 23 July 2014 within the UK.

Computer Architecture Salary Histogram in the UK

Computer Architecture
Top 6 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 23 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
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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 -40 29 £72,500 +81.25% 8
London -35 25 £80,000 +100.00% 6
City of London -15 6 £80,000 +166.66% 2
East of England -14 4 £30,000 +13.20% 2
Cambridge - 4 £30,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 4 £30,000 - 2

Computer Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 32 (62.75%) C++
2 31 (60.78%) Java
3 28 (54.90%) C#
4 27 (52.94%) Linux
4 27 (52.94%) Degree
5 26 (50.98%) Python
6 24 (47.06%) Windows
7 18 (35.29%) Software Engineering
7 18 (35.29%) Ruby
8 17 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 17 (33.33%) Finance
9 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
10 14 (27.45%) Front Office
10 14 (27.45%) UNIX
10 14 (27.45%) Low Latency
11 13 (25.49%) OO
12 12 (23.53%) Open Source
13 11 (21.57%) C
14 10 (19.61%) HOOD
14 10 (19.61%) Mac OS X
14 10 (19.61%) Automotive
14 10 (19.61%) Perforce
14 10 (19.61%) Scrum
14 10 (19.61%) VMware
14 10 (19.61%) Eclipse
14 10 (19.61%) CCNA
14 10 (19.61%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (19.61%) Mercurial
14 10 (19.61%) Apple iOS
14 10 (19.61%) User Stories

Computer Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 6 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
1 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
2 7 (13.73%) SAN
3 6 (11.76%) Ethernet
4 3 (5.88%) LAN
4 3 (5.88%) WAN
5 1 (1.96%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Eclipse
1 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
1 10 (19.61%) Mercurial
2 8 (15.69%) SilkTest
3 3 (5.88%) NUnit
4 2 (3.92%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.96%) Ant
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (27.45%) Front Office
3 10 (19.61%) Automotive
3 10 (19.61%) Multimedia
4 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Developer
2 15 (29.41%) Software Engineer
3 11 (21.57%) Front Office Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Graduate
5 6 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (11.76%) Administrator
5 6 (11.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.80%) Tester
7 4 (7.84%) Junior
7 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Test Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Python Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Lead Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Junior Software Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) QA Tester
8 3 (5.88%) QA Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.88%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) MSMQ
2 3 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.92%) CSS
3 2 (3.92%) HTML
4 1 (1.96%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 12 (23.53%) Open Source
3 10 (19.61%) Speech Recognition
4 7 (13.73%) Mathematics
5 6 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (11.76%) EqualLogic
6 5 (9.80%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 27 (52.94%) Linux
2 24 (47.06%) Windows
3 14 (27.45%) UNIX
4 10 (19.61%) Apple iOS
4 10 (19.61%) Mac OS X
4 10 (19.61%) Android
4 10 (19.61%) Windows Phone
5 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) Software Engineering
2 14 (27.45%) Low Latency
3 13 (25.49%) OO
4 10 (19.61%) HOOD
4 10 (19.61%) Scrum
4 10 (19.61%) User Stories
5 6 (11.76%) ITIL
6 5 (9.80%) TDD
6 5 (9.80%) BDD
7 4 (7.84%) Black-Box Testing
7 4 (7.84%) Automated Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (5.88%) MVC
8 3 (5.88%) Algorithmic Trading
8 3 (5.88%) Performance Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Multithreading
8 3 (5.88%) Software Architecture
9 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 32 (62.75%) C++
2 31 (60.78%) Java
3 28 (54.90%) C#
4 26 (50.98%) Python
5 18 (35.29%) Ruby
6 11 (21.57%) C
7 6 (11.76%) SQL
7 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
8 5 (9.80%) F#
8 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (52.94%) Degree
2 10 (19.61%) CCNA
2 10 (19.61%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (11.76%) CCNP
4 4 (7.84%) MCSE
4 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (19.61%) Hyper-V
2 6 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Perforce
1 10 (19.61%) VMware
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Huawei
3 1 (1.96%) Wall Street Systems
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
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Salary: £25k - 35k per year
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