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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Architect
Rank 890 888 861
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Architect 10 22 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.019% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.020% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 15
Average salary £75,000 £66,250 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £61,500 £61,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £74,250 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%

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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Systems Architect over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 within the UK.

Senior Systems Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Systems Architect
Top 17 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 31 August 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
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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 +3 10 £75,000 +13.20% 1
London 0 4 £80,000 +18.51%
South East +7 2 £61,250 -5.76%
Walsall - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Surrey +2 1 £65,000 -10.34%
South West -6 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £57,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £60,000 - 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £57,500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £60,000 - 1
Somerset - 1 - -
Street - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £65,000 -
Liverpool - 1 - -

Senior Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 13 (59.09%) Finance
1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) Pega
3 11 (50.00%) CRM
4 10 (45.45%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (40.91%) Mentoring
6 7 (31.82%) SOA
6 7 (31.82%) SQL
7 6 (27.27%) Oracle
7 6 (27.27%) RDBMS
7 6 (27.27%) Spring
7 6 (27.27%) IBM
7 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
8 5 (22.73%) QA
8 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (22.73%) Derivative
9 4 (18.18%) BPEL
9 4 (18.18%) Java EE
9 4 (18.18%) JSON
9 4 (18.18%) RESTful
9 4 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (18.18%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (18.18%) Play Framework
9 4 (18.18%) OAuth
9 4 (18.18%) SAML
9 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
9 4 (18.18%) Linux
9 4 (18.18%) SOAP
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
10 3 (13.64%) VMware

Senior Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (18.18%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) RDBMS
1 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) DB2
4 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Spring
2 4 (18.18%) SAML
2 4 (18.18%) Java EE
2 4 (18.18%) JSON
2 4 (18.18%) OAuth
2 4 (18.18%) RESTful
2 4 (18.18%) Play Framework
2 4 (18.18%) SOAP
3 2 (9.09%) Struts
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (9.09%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) JMS
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) JSP
3 2 (9.09%) Servlets
3 2 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Derivative
2 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.55%) CentOS
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) CRM
2 10 (45.45%) Technical Architecture
3 9 (40.91%) Mentoring
4 7 (31.82%) SOA
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) BPEL
6 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.09%) MVC
7 2 (9.09%) Workflow
7 2 (9.09%) SDLC
7 2 (9.09%) RUP
7 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 2 (9.09%) V-Model
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (9.09%) DevOps
8 1 (4.55%) Product Management
8 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
8 1 (4.55%) Build Automation
8 1 (4.55%) Low Latency
8 1 (4.55%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) MCSE
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (4.55%) UAG
2 1 (4.55%) vCloud
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Pega
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) IBM
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) BEA
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.09%) Vitria
4 2 (9.09%) Sybase
4 2 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) ProCurve
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago