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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform Architect
Rank 886 883 888
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Architect 25 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.010% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.010% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 6
Average salary £72,500 £75,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £47,500 £53,750
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £67,250 £53,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+25.11% -10.41%

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
109010 105147 109704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.71% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 90448 86287 94223
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,448 £26,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 2014 within the UK.

Platform Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Platform 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 Platform Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 November 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 -32 22 £72,500 -3.33% 6
London +17 15 £75,000 - 4
South East - 7 £67,250 - 1
Surrey - 3 £65,000 - 1
Reigate - 3 £65,000 - 1
Kent - 2 £68,750 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
West Malling - 1 £70,000 -
Berkshire - 1 - -

Platform Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 26 (55.32%) Linux
2 19 (40.43%) Internet
2 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) Banking
3 17 (36.17%) MySQL
4 13 (27.66%) Apache
4 13 (27.66%) DNS
4 13 (27.66%) Finance
4 13 (27.66%) VMware
4 13 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (27.66%) Capacity Planning
4 13 (27.66%) OpenStack
5 12 (25.53%) MongoDB
5 12 (25.53%) IaaS
6 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (23.40%) Firewall
7 10 (21.28%) Retail
7 10 (21.28%) Scrum
7 10 (21.28%) Java
7 10 (21.28%) Web Development
7 10 (21.28%) Online Banking
8 9 (19.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (19.15%) nginx
8 9 (19.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (19.15%) Software Architecture
8 9 (19.15%) SaaS
8 9 (19.15%) Varnish
8 9 (19.15%) Akamai
8 9 (19.15%) DevOps
8 9 (19.15%) Line Management

Platform Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 13 (27.66%) Apache
1 13 (27.66%) OpenStack
2 9 (19.15%) nginx
2 9 (19.15%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) IaaS
2 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (19.15%) SaaS
4 8 (17.02%) PaaS
4 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (8.51%) OpenShift
6 3 (6.38%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (6.38%) Amazon S3
6 3 (6.38%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (6.38%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 19 (40.43%) Internet
2 13 (27.66%) DNS
3 11 (23.40%) Firewall
4 9 (19.15%) SAN
4 9 (19.15%) HTTP
5 4 (8.51%) LDAP
5 4 (8.51%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.13%) NFC
7 1 (2.13%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.17%) MySQL
2 12 (25.53%) MongoDB
3 8 (17.02%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
General
1 19 (40.43%) Banking
2 13 (27.66%) Finance
3 10 (21.28%) Retail
4 9 (19.15%) Publishing
5 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) J2EE
1 9 (19.15%) SOAP
1 9 (19.15%) LAMP
2 8 (17.02%) RESTful
3 5 (10.64%) .NET
4 4 (8.51%) Web Services
5 2 (4.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Online Banking
2 4 (8.51%) iSeries
2 4 (8.51%) Open Source
2 4 (8.51%) AS400
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.13%) EMV
4 1 (2.13%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (55.32%) Linux
2 9 (19.15%) UNIX
2 9 (19.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Windows
4 1 (2.13%) Android
4 1 (2.13%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (21.28%) Scrum
3 10 (21.28%) Web Development
4 9 (19.15%) Content Management
4 9 (19.15%) E-Commerce
4 9 (19.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (19.15%) Line Management
4 9 (19.15%) DevOps
4 9 (19.15%) Software Architecture
5 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
5 7 (14.89%) Coaching
6 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (10.64%) High Availability
7 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
7 4 (8.51%) Use Case
7 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.51%) UML
7 4 (8.51%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) Java
2 5 (10.64%) C#
3 4 (8.51%) PHP
4 3 (6.38%) Perl
5 1 (2.13%) C++
5 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 13 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (19.15%) Varnish
3 4 (8.51%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) VMware
2 9 (19.15%) Akamai
2 9 (19.15%) Intel
2 9 (19.15%) Red Hat
3 6 (12.77%) Cisco
4 5 (10.64%) Oracle
5 4 (8.51%) IBM
5 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.51%) HP
5 4 (8.51%) Dell
6 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
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Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: up to £72,800 + excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London
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Salary: up to £72,800 + excellent benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago
Reigate
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
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