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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform Architect
Rank 841 859 887
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Architect 39 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.019% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.020% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 31 17 5
Average salary £72,800 £65,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +10.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £44,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £85,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £44,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+53.40% -26.66%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £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%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +12 34 £72,800 +12.00% 1
London +10 27 £75,000 - 1
South East - 7 £67,000 -
City of London - 5 £72,800 - 1
Surrey - 4 £65,000 -
Reigate - 3 £65,000 -
Kent - 2 £68,750 -
West Malling - 1 £70,000 -
Redhill - 1 £65,000 -

Platform Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (47.17%) Banking
3 24 (45.28%) Linux
4 23 (43.40%) Internet
5 17 (32.08%) MySQL
6 15 (28.30%) VMware
6 15 (28.30%) Online Banking
6 15 (28.30%) Web Development
6 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (28.30%) OpenStack
7 14 (26.42%) IaaS
8 13 (24.53%) Apache
8 13 (24.53%) DNS
8 13 (24.53%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (20.75%) Finance
9 11 (20.75%) MongoDB
10 10 (18.87%) Firewall
10 10 (18.87%) Retail
10 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (16.98%) Cisco
11 9 (16.98%) Scrum
12 8 (15.09%) SOAP
12 8 (15.09%) UNIX
12 8 (15.09%) Tomcat
12 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
12 8 (15.09%) HTTP
12 8 (15.09%) Intel
12 8 (15.09%) SAN
12 8 (15.09%) Red Hat
12 8 (15.09%) Publishing

Platform Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (28.30%) OpenStack
2 13 (24.53%) Apache
3 8 (15.09%) Tomcat
3 8 (15.09%) nginx
4 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.42%) IaaS
2 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (15.09%) SaaS
4 7 (13.21%) PaaS
4 7 (13.21%) OpenShift
5 3 (5.66%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (5.66%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (5.66%) Route 53
5 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (5.66%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (43.40%) Internet
2 13 (24.53%) DNS
3 10 (18.87%) Firewall
4 8 (15.09%) SAN
4 8 (15.09%) HTTP
5 7 (13.21%) Software-Defined Networking
6 5 (9.43%) LDAP
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.89%) NFC
8 1 (1.89%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.08%) MySQL
2 11 (20.75%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (5.66%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.89%) Xcelsius
5 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
General
1 25 (47.17%) Banking
2 11 (20.75%) Finance
3 10 (18.87%) Retail
4 8 (15.09%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) SOAP
2 7 (13.21%) J2EE
2 7 (13.21%) RESTful
3 5 (9.43%) .NET
4 4 (7.55%) LAMP
5 2 (3.77%) Web Services
6 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Online Banking
2 7 (13.21%) Open Source
3 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) AS400
4 2 (3.77%) iSeries
5 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.89%) EMV
5 1 (1.89%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 24 (45.28%) Linux
2 8 (15.09%) UNIX
2 8 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (13.21%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.30%) Web Development
3 13 (24.53%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (16.98%) Scrum
5 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
5 8 (15.09%) Content Management
5 8 (15.09%) Software Architecture
5 8 (15.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (15.09%) DevOps
5 8 (15.09%) Line Management
6 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
6 6 (11.32%) Coaching
7 4 (7.55%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (7.55%) OOP
7 4 (7.55%) OO
7 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.77%) UML
8 2 (3.77%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.77%) Use Case
8 2 (3.77%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) Java
2 5 (9.43%) C#
2 5 (9.43%) PHP
3 4 (7.55%) Perl
4 1 (1.89%) C++
4 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (15.09%) Varnish
3 5 (9.43%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Puppet
2 1 (1.89%) SELinux
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) VMware
2 9 (16.98%) Cisco
3 8 (15.09%) Intel
3 8 (15.09%) Red Hat
3 8 (15.09%) Akamai
4 7 (13.21%) HP
4 7 (13.21%) Dell
4 7 (13.21%) IBM
5 5 (9.43%) Oracle
6 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.89%) SAP
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.89%) Tableau
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Mason Frank
Salary: £70 - £90 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago