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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Architect
Rank 863 850 865
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Architect 16 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.021% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.022% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 13
Average salary £62,500 £87,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +45.83%
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 - £60,000

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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 2015 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 27 January 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 -6 15 £62,500 -28.57%
London +15 10 £62,500 -28.57%
Manchester - 2 - -
North West - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £71,250 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

Functional Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 29 (76.32%) Finance
2 24 (63.16%) Oracle
2 24 (63.16%) CRM
3 19 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 16 (42.11%) Retail
5 15 (39.47%) Oracle EBS
6 13 (34.21%) Oracle Financials
6 13 (34.21%) Smart Meter
7 10 (26.32%) Project Management
8 9 (23.68%) ERP
8 9 (23.68%) Oracle ERP
9 8 (21.05%) Migration
9 8 (21.05%) QA
9 8 (21.05%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (21.05%) Data Migration
9 8 (21.05%) Hyperion
9 8 (21.05%) WebCenter
9 8 (21.05%) Change Control
9 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
10 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
11 6 (15.79%) Dynamics AX
12 5 (13.16%) General Ledger
12 5 (13.16%) French Language
12 5 (13.16%) Spanish Language
13 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
13 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
13 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (7.89%) Degree
14 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis

Functional Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (34.21%) Oracle Financials
3 9 (23.68%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (15.79%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.26%) OLTP
3 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.26%) Big Data
3 2 (5.26%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.63%) DB2
General
1 29 (76.32%) Finance
2 16 (42.11%) Retail
3 5 (13.16%) General Ledger
3 5 (13.16%) French Language
3 5 (13.16%) Spanish Language
4 2 (5.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.63%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) WebCenter
2 2 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (2.63%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Smart Meter
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) CRM
2 10 (26.32%) Project Management
3 9 (23.68%) ERP
4 8 (21.05%) Migration
4 8 (21.05%) Data Migration
4 8 (21.05%) Change Control
5 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
5 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.89%) SOA
6 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.26%) Data Management
7 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.26%) ETL
7 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.26%) UML
8 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.63%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (2.63%) Line Management
8 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Oracle
2 8 (21.05%) Hyperion
3 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (2.63%) Baan
5 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.63%) Murex
5 1 (2.63%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.63%) SAP