The table below looks at the statistics for the Platform Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Platform Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform Architect
Rank 919 909 915
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Architect 16 28 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.026% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.027% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 19
Average salary £77,500 £80,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +81.81%
UK excluding London average salary £52,200 £67,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-22.66% +53.40%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Platform Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Platform Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Platform Architect
Salary Trend

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

Platform Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Platform Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Platform Architect over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 within the UK.

Platform Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Platform Architect
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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 10 £90,000 +17.64% 4
London -3 9 £90,000 +12.50% 2
City of London +50 2 £76,250 +4.73%
Glasgow - 2 £49,500 -
Scotland - 2 £49,500 -
Chesterfield - 1 £50,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

Platform Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Platform 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 Platform Architect in their job title.

1 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 19 (52.78%) SQL
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (36.11%) PaaS
4 13 (36.11%) VMware
5 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 11 (30.56%) Big Data
6 11 (30.56%) Analytics
6 11 (30.56%) Scrum
6 11 (30.56%) HP
7 10 (27.78%) .NET
7 10 (27.78%) Oracle
7 10 (27.78%) Windows
7 10 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (27.78%) Predictive Analytics
7 10 (27.78%) Machine Learning
7 10 (27.78%) HDInsight
7 10 (27.78%) Azure Machine Learning
7 10 (27.78%) R
8 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 9 (25.00%) Tivoli
8 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 9 (25.00%) DNS
9 8 (22.22%) Citrix

Platform Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Platform 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 Platform Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.89%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.56%) CMS
3 2 (5.56%) NetWeaver
3 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
1 8 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (36.11%) PaaS
3 10 (27.78%) Azure Machine Learning
4 6 (16.67%) IaaS
5 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (8.33%) SaaS
6 1 (2.78%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) DNS
2 8 (22.22%) Firewall
3 3 (8.33%) SAN
4 2 (5.56%) HTTP
5 1 (2.78%) BGP
5 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.78%) FCoE
5 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.78%) MPLS
5 1 (2.78%) NAS
5 1 (2.78%) OSPF
5 1 (2.78%) SSL
5 1 (2.78%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (30.56%) Big Data
3 10 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (27.78%) HDInsight
3 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (19.44%) OLAP
5 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (16.67%) Power BI
5 6 (16.67%) PowerPivot
5 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (11.11%) Hadoop
7 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.78%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) .NET
2 6 (16.67%) D3.js
2 6 (16.67%) Leaflet
3 4 (11.11%) RESTful
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (5.56%) Web Services
5 1 (2.78%) Ajax
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.78%) CSS
5 1 (2.78%) HTML
5 1 (2.78%) REST
5 1 (2.78%) SOAP
5 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) LPAR
2 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 6 (16.67%) Neural Network
3 6 (16.67%) Visualisation
4 3 (8.33%) Private Cloud
4 3 (8.33%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.78%) Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.78%) Fintech
5 1 (2.78%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.78%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) AIX
2 8 (22.22%) CentOS
2 8 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (22.22%) Solaris
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 11 (30.56%) Analytics
3 11 (30.56%) Scrum
4 10 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (27.78%) Machine Learning
4 10 (27.78%) Predictive Analytics
5 8 (22.22%) Presales
6 7 (19.44%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
7 6 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
7 6 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (16.67%) Performance Management
8 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
9 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 4 (11.11%) Business Development
9 4 (11.11%) Data Management
9 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 4 (11.11%) Information Management
10 3 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) SQL
2 10 (27.78%) R
3 5 (13.89%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.78%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 8 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 8 (22.22%) Xen
4 4 (11.11%) vCloud
5 1 (2.78%) Docker
5 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 8 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 8 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Ansible
3 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (36.11%) VMware
3 11 (30.56%) HP
4 10 (27.78%) Oracle
5 8 (22.22%) Bloomberg
5 8 (22.22%) Citrix
5 8 (22.22%) CommVault
6 6 (16.67%) Tableau
7 3 (8.33%) IBM
8 2 (5.56%) MuleSoft
8 2 (5.56%) SAP
8 2 (5.56%) SunGard
8 2 (5.56%) Talend
8 2 (5.56%) webMethods
8 2 (5.56%) WSO2
9 1 (2.78%) ArcSight
9 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.78%) F5
9 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
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