The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Platform Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform Architect
Rank 895 944 1000
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Architect 31 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.013% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.014% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 27 9 5
Median salary £75,000 £75,000 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £56,000 £72,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £91,500
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £57,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -23.33%

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
94959 103109 113376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79822 84547 92802
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Platform Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Platform Architect in the job title.

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 25 May 2016 within the UK.

Platform Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Platform Architect
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +41 31 £75,000 -
London +7 15 £75,000 -16.66%
East of England - 11 £85,000 -
Luton - 9 £85,000 -
Bedfordshire - 9 £85,000 -
South East - 5 £75,000 -
Surrey - 5 £75,000 -
City of London +43 2 £67,500 -
Ipswich - 2 £50,500 -
Suffolk - 2 £50,500 -
Guildford - 1 £75,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -

Platform Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Platform Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Platform Architect in the job title.

1 21 (47.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (36.36%) Linux
3 14 (31.82%) SOA
3 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 14 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (29.55%) Finance
5 12 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 12 (27.27%) Microservices
6 11 (25.00%) CRM
6 11 (25.00%) Retail
6 11 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (22.73%) Java
7 10 (22.73%) Unix
8 9 (20.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (20.45%) TOGAF
8 9 (20.45%) PaaS
9 8 (18.18%) Degree
9 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 7 (15.91%) IaaS
10 7 (15.91%) DevOps
11 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
11 6 (13.64%) SQL
11 6 (13.64%) .NET
11 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (13.64%) Financial Modelling
12 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
12 5 (11.36%) RESTful
12 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (11.36%) Predictive Analytics

Platform Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.27%) CloudStack
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (47.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (20.45%) PaaS
4 7 (15.91%) IaaS
5 5 (11.36%) Azure Machine Learning
6 3 (6.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (6.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (4.55%) Amazon S3
7 2 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (4.55%) Route 53
7 2 (4.55%) SaaS
8 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) BGP
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.27%) FCoE
3 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.27%) MPLS
3 1 (2.27%) NAS
3 1 (2.27%) OSPF
3 1 (2.27%) SAN
3 1 (2.27%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) Big Data
2 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (11.36%) HDInsight
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 4 (9.09%) Informix
4 3 (6.82%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (4.55%) MySQL
5 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.27%) OLAP
6 1 (2.27%) Power BI
6 1 (2.27%) PowerPivot
6 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 11 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Law
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) .NET
2 5 (11.36%) RESTful
3 3 (6.82%) J2EE
3 3 (6.82%) LAMP
3 3 (6.82%) SOAP
3 3 (6.82%) Web Services
4 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.27%) D3.js
5 1 (2.27%) JSON
5 1 (2.27%) Leaflet
5 1 (2.27%) Middleware
5 1 (2.27%) REST
5 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.27%) Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) Fintech
3 1 (2.27%) LPAR
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Neural Network
3 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Linux
2 10 (22.73%) Unix
3 2 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) AIX
4 1 (2.27%) CentOS
4 1 (2.27%) Mesosphere
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Solaris
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) SOA
2 12 (27.27%) E-Commerce
2 12 (27.27%) Microservices
3 11 (25.00%) CRM
3 11 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (20.45%) TOGAF
6 7 (15.91%) DevOps
7 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (13.64%) Financial Modelling
8 5 (11.36%) Analytics
8 5 (11.36%) Business Development
8 5 (11.36%) Machine Learning
8 5 (11.36%) Predictive Analytics
8 5 (11.36%) Scrum
8 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
8 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
9 4 (9.09%) API Development
9 4 (9.09%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) Java
2 6 (13.64%) SQL
3 5 (11.36%) C#
3 5 (11.36%) R
4 1 (2.27%) PHP
4 1 (2.27%) Python
4 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.27%) Mesos
2 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) HP
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (2.27%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.27%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix
4 1 (2.27%) CommVault
4 1 (2.27%) F5
4 1 (2.27%) Juniper
4 1 (2.27%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.27%) Splunk
4 1 (2.27%) Tableau