The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Systems Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Systems Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Architect
Rank 861 915 867
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Architect 12 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.003% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.004% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 7
Average salary £85,000 £45,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+88.88% -35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £90,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +56.52%

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
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%

Senior Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Systems Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Systems Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Systems Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Systems Architect within the UK.

Senior Systems Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Systems Architect
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +55 12 £85,000 +88.88% 1
London +60 8 £80,000 +77.77%
Maidenhead - 4 £85,000 -
Berkshire - 4 £85,000 -
South East - 4 £85,000 -
City of London - 1 - -

Senior Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Systems 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 Senior Systems Architect in their job title.

1 27 (72.97%) Finance
2 25 (67.57%) Java
2 25 (67.57%) Pega
3 21 (56.76%) Technical Architecture
3 21 (56.76%) CRM
4 18 (48.65%) SOA
5 16 (43.24%) Mentoring
6 11 (29.73%) QA
7 10 (27.03%) Derivative
8 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.51%) Banking
9 5 (13.51%) Financial Institution
9 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
10 4 (10.81%) OAuth
10 4 (10.81%) RESTful
10 4 (10.81%) Play Framework
10 4 (10.81%) Java EE
10 4 (10.81%) JSON
10 4 (10.81%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (10.81%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (10.81%) BPEL
10 4 (10.81%) Spring
10 4 (10.81%) RDBMS
10 4 (10.81%) IBM
10 4 (10.81%) SQL
10 4 (10.81%) Oracle
10 4 (10.81%) SOAP
10 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
10 4 (10.81%) SAML

Senior Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Systems 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 Senior Systems Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
1 4 (10.81%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
General
1 27 (72.97%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
2 5 (13.51%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) OAuth
1 4 (10.81%) RESTful
1 4 (10.81%) Play Framework
1 4 (10.81%) Java EE
1 4 (10.81%) JSON
1 4 (10.81%) Spring
1 4 (10.81%) SOAP
1 4 (10.81%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Derivative
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) BBC
3 1 (2.70%) Social Media
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Technical Architecture
1 21 (56.76%) CRM
2 18 (48.65%) SOA
3 16 (43.24%) Mentoring
4 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.81%) BPEL
5 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.70%) Low Latency
6 1 (2.70%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (2.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 25 (67.57%) Java
2 4 (10.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Pega
2 4 (10.81%) IBM
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) HP
3 1 (2.70%) Nokia
3 1 (2.70%) Siemens
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.70%) Toshiba
3 1 (2.70%) BT
3 1 (2.70%) VMware