The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Architect in their job title 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
Functional Architect
Rank 887 832 867
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Architect 12 41 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.039% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.041% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 12 27 21
Average salary £85,000 £75,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £75,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Functional Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Functional Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Functional Architect
Salary Trend

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

Functional Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Functional Architect
Salary Histogram

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

Functional Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Functional Architect
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Architect 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 -66 10 £85,000 +13.33%
South East -19 7 £85,000 +9.67%
Reading - 7 £85,000 -
Berkshire - 7 £85,000 -
Birmingham - 6 £85,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £85,000 -
London -22 3 £90,000 +20.00%
Docklands, London - 2 £90,000 -
City of London -12 1 £90,000 +63.63%

Functional Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Functional 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 Functional Architect in their job title.

1 21 (70.00%) Oracle
2 19 (63.33%) Finance
3 9 (30.00%) Manufacturing
3 9 (30.00%) CRM
4 8 (26.67%) QA
5 7 (23.33%) Oracle SCM
5 7 (23.33%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (23.33%) Logistics
5 7 (23.33%) Supply Chain Management
5 7 (23.33%) ERP
5 7 (23.33%) UML
6 6 (20.00%) Change Control
6 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (20.00%) WebCenter
6 6 (20.00%) Migration
6 6 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (20.00%) Project Management
6 6 (20.00%) Hyperion
6 6 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (20.00%) Data Migration
7 5 (16.67%) Six Sigma
7 5 (16.67%) SAP
7 5 (16.67%) BPMN
8 4 (13.33%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (13.33%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (13.33%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (13.33%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development

Functional Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Functional 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 Functional Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle SCM
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle ASCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (63.33%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) German Language
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) WebCenter
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
1 2 (6.67%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) CRM
2 7 (23.33%) ERP
2 7 (23.33%) UML
2 7 (23.33%) Logistics
2 7 (23.33%) Supply Chain Management
3 6 (20.00%) Migration
3 6 (20.00%) Project Management
3 6 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 6 (20.00%) Change Control
4 5 (16.67%) BPMN
4 5 (16.67%) Six Sigma
5 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) TDD
6 2 (6.67%) BPR
6 2 (6.67%) OO
6 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.67%) SOA
6 2 (6.67%) ETL
6 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) Hyperion
3 5 (16.67%) SAP
4 3 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Baan
5 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards