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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Architect
Rank 893 938 880
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Architect 10 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.002% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.002% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Average salary £61,500 £81,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.30% +54.76%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £70,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +33.33%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 April 2015 within the UK.

Platform Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Platform Architect
Top 5 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 17 April 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 +39 9 £61,500 -24.30% 2
London +16 6 £87,750 -5.13% 1
City of London - 5 £100,500 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £57,500 -
Derbyshire - 3 £57,500 -

Platform Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (41.30%) Linux
2 19 (41.30%) IaaS
3 18 (39.13%) Banking
4 15 (32.61%) Mobile Development
5 13 (28.26%) VMware
5 13 (28.26%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (28.26%) Internet
6 12 (26.09%) Cisco
6 12 (26.09%) PaaS
7 11 (23.91%) Web Development
8 10 (21.74%) Online Banking
8 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (21.74%) HP
8 10 (21.74%) MySQL
8 10 (21.74%) OpenStack
9 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (19.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (19.57%) SOAP
9 9 (19.57%) RESTful
10 8 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (17.39%) Apache
10 8 (17.39%) DNS
10 8 (17.39%) Windows
10 8 (17.39%) Firewall
11 7 (15.22%) IBM
11 7 (15.22%) Dell
11 7 (15.22%) Open Source
11 7 (15.22%) OpenShift
11 7 (15.22%) Software-Defined Networking

Platform Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 10 (21.74%) OpenStack
2 8 (17.39%) Apache
3 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.52%) nginx
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) WebTrends
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 19 (41.30%) IaaS
2 13 (28.26%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (26.09%) PaaS
4 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (19.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (15.22%) OpenShift
6 6 (13.04%) SaaS
7 3 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (6.52%) Amazon S3
7 3 (6.52%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (6.52%) Office 365
7 3 (6.52%) Route 53
7 3 (6.52%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (6.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) Internet
2 8 (17.39%) Firewall
2 8 (17.39%) DNS
3 7 (15.22%) Software-Defined Networking
4 5 (10.87%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (10.87%) LDAP
5 4 (8.70%) MPLS
6 3 (6.52%) OSPF
6 3 (6.52%) BGP
6 3 (6.52%) HTTP
6 3 (6.52%) FWSM
6 3 (6.52%) SAN
6 3 (6.52%) OpenFlow
6 3 (6.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (6.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.17%) WPA
7 1 (2.17%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) MySQL
2 6 (13.04%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (6.52%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (6.52%) DB2
4 2 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.17%) OLTP
5 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.17%) Xcelsius
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (39.13%) Banking
2 5 (10.87%) Retail
3 4 (8.70%) Publishing
4 3 (6.52%) Finance
5 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Electronics
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) SOAP
1 9 (19.57%) RESTful
2 4 (8.70%) J2EE
3 3 (6.52%) .NET
3 3 (6.52%) Middleware
3 3 (6.52%) LAMP
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Online Banking
2 7 (15.22%) Open Source
3 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.52%) Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) DTV
5 1 (2.17%) AS400
5 1 (2.17%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.17%) Ontologies
5 1 (2.17%) iSeries
5 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Linux
2 8 (17.39%) Windows
3 3 (6.52%) UNIX
3 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (32.61%) Mobile Development
3 11 (23.91%) Web Development
4 8 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (13.04%) SIEM
5 6 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.70%) OOP
6 4 (8.70%) OO
6 4 (8.70%) ITIL
6 4 (8.70%) TOGAF
6 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.70%) DevOps
6 4 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (8.70%) Line Management
7 3 (6.52%) Software Architecture
7 3 (6.52%) Transition Management
7 3 (6.52%) Content Management
7 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.52%) Identity Management
7 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) Java
1 5 (10.87%) PHP
2 4 (8.70%) Perl
3 3 (6.52%) C#
4 1 (2.17%) C
4 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.87%) Squid
3 3 (6.52%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) VMware
2 12 (26.09%) Cisco
3 10 (21.74%) HP
4 7 (15.22%) Dell
4 7 (15.22%) IBM
5 6 (13.04%) Oracle
6 5 (10.87%) CheckPoint
6 5 (10.87%) SAP
7 3 (6.52%) TippingPoint
7 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.52%) Akamai
7 3 (6.52%) F5
7 3 (6.52%) ArcSight
7 3 (6.52%) Intel
7 3 (6.52%) Citrix
7 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.35%) Business Objects
8 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.17%) Tableau
9 1 (2.17%) McAfee
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £70 - £90 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago