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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform Architect
Rank 897 955 946
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Architect 13 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.014% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.014% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 16
Median salary £80,000 £90,000 £76,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £72,400 £51,000 £72,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £95,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-28.94% +40.74%

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
94118 103558 110626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79197 85888 89230
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 August 2016 within the UK.

Platform Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Platform Architect
Top 8 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 30 August 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 +32 13 £80,000 -11.11% 6
London +42 11 £80,000 -11.11% 4
Yorkshire +27 1 £67,500 -28.94% 1
Essex - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £67,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £67,500 - 1
East of England - 1 - -

Platform Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 22 (51.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (46.51%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (32.56%) E-Commerce
4 13 (30.23%) SOA
5 12 (27.91%) Linux
5 12 (27.91%) DevOps
6 11 (25.58%) IaaS
7 10 (23.26%) Degree
7 10 (23.26%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (23.26%) Microservices
8 9 (20.93%) Java
8 9 (20.93%) CRM
8 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
8 9 (20.93%) PaaS
9 8 (18.60%) Unix
10 7 (16.28%) Retail
10 7 (16.28%) Finance
10 7 (16.28%) NoSQL
10 7 (16.28%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (13.95%) MongoDB
11 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
11 6 (13.95%) TOGAF
11 6 (13.95%) Performance Optimisation
12 5 (11.63%) Database Optimisation
12 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (11.63%) Data Security
12 5 (11.63%) .NET
12 5 (11.63%) RDBMS
12 5 (11.63%) Couchbase
12 5 (11.63%) Amazon Redshift

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 1 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (2.33%) CloudStack
1 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (46.51%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (25.58%) IaaS
4 9 (20.93%) PaaS
5 5 (11.63%) SaaS
6 3 (6.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (6.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (4.65%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (4.65%) Amazon S3
7 2 (4.65%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (4.65%) Route 53
8 1 (2.33%) Apcera
8 1 (2.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) NoSQL
2 6 (13.95%) MongoDB
2 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.63%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (11.63%) Big Data
3 5 (11.63%) Couchbase
3 5 (11.63%) Hadoop
3 5 (11.63%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.98%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (6.98%) Informix
5 2 (4.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (4.65%) MySQL
5 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
1 7 (16.28%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Law
2 1 (2.33%) Publishing
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) .NET
1 5 (11.63%) RESTful
2 3 (6.98%) J2EE
2 3 (6.98%) LAMP
2 3 (6.98%) SOAP
2 3 (6.98%) Web Services
3 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.65%) JSON
3 2 (4.65%) REST
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) HTML
4 1 (2.33%) Middleware
4 1 (2.33%) OAuth
4 1 (2.33%) OpenID
4 1 (2.33%) Sass
4 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Fintech
3 1 (2.33%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Linux
2 8 (18.60%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) E-Commerce
2 13 (30.23%) SOA
3 12 (27.91%) DevOps
4 10 (23.26%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (23.26%) Microservices
5 9 (20.93%) CRM
6 7 (16.28%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (13.95%) Performance Optimisation
7 6 (13.95%) TOGAF
8 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (11.63%) Data Architecture
8 5 (11.63%) Data Security
8 5 (11.63%) Database Optimisation
9 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (9.30%) Financial Modelling
10 3 (6.98%) API Development
11 2 (4.65%) Anomaly Detection
11 2 (4.65%) Cybersecurity
11 2 (4.65%) Electronic Trading
11 2 (4.65%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) Java
2 4 (9.30%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) PHP
3 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.33%) Python
3 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.33%) Mesos
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) ParAccel
2 5 (11.63%) Vertica
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Juniper
4 1 (2.33%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.33%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.33%) Splunk
London
Energon Global
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Staines
Centrica
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago