The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Systems Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Architect
Rank 855 915 872
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 81 60 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.054% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.056% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 62 53 100
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £84,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -

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
94361 106979 116217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79501 88148 95129
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Systems Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Systems Architect
Salary Trend

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

Systems Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Systems Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Architect over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 within the UK.

Systems Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 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
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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 +52 71 £62,500 +13.63% 7
South East +50 24 £62,500 +10.89% 4
London +31 18 £67,500 -7.53% 1
East of England +35 14 £62,500 -3.84% 1
Buckinghamshire - 10 £62,500 - 1
High Wycombe - 8 £62,500 -
Scotland - 7 £65,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +19 6 £60,000 -7.69%
Northamptonshire +16 6 £55,000 -8.33%
East Midlands +8 6 £55,000 +52.77%
West Midlands -9 6 £75,000 -
Birmingham - 6 £75,000 -
Kettering - 6 £55,000 -
Watford +22 5 - -
Berkshire +7 5 £62,500 -26.47% 1
Edinburgh - 5 £65,000 -
City of London +51 4 £67,500 -3.57%
Hampshire +7 4 £52,500 -6.54% 2
Surrey - 4 £60,000 -
Cambridge - 4 £66,250 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £66,250 -
North West +22 3 £65,000 - 1
Redhill - 3 £60,000 -
Manchester - 3 £65,000 - 1
South West +19 2 £52,500 -
Essex +10 2 £66,250 -1.85% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £62,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £62,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £59,000 -
Burgess Hill - 2 £59,000 -

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Systems 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 Systems Architect in the job title.

1 72 (38.10%) Linux
2 65 (34.39%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (27.51%) Java
4 33 (17.46%) Unix
5 31 (16.40%) Management Information System
6 30 (15.87%) Retail
7 28 (14.81%) Internet
8 27 (14.29%) C
8 27 (14.29%) C#
8 27 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 25 (13.23%) Python
9 25 (13.23%) Data Architecture
10 24 (12.70%) Degree
11 23 (12.17%) SOA
11 23 (12.17%) C++
11 23 (12.17%) Perl
11 23 (12.17%) Oracle
11 23 (12.17%) Web Services
11 23 (12.17%) Microsoft
12 22 (11.64%) SQL
12 22 (11.64%) Finance
13 21 (11.11%) Internet of Things
14 20 (10.58%) DevOps
15 19 (10.05%) Telecoms
15 19 (10.05%) MS Excel
16 18 (9.52%) Windows
17 17 (8.99%) REST
17 17 (8.99%) Functional Testing
18 16 (8.47%) PHP
18 16 (8.47%) TOGAF

Systems 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 9 (4.76%) nginx
2 8 (4.23%) NServiceBus
3 6 (3.17%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.65%) Apache
4 5 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.12%) TPMS
6 3 (1.59%) CMS
6 3 (1.59%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.59%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.59%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.06%) IIS
7 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (10.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.53%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Retail
1 1 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.06%) IaaS
3 2 (1.06%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Office 365
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle CX
4 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.81%) Internet
2 14 (7.41%) DNS
3 9 (4.76%) Diameter Protocol
3 9 (4.76%) SNMP
4 8 (4.23%) Firewall
5 5 (2.65%) VPN
6 4 (2.12%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.59%) 3GPP
7 3 (1.59%) HTTP
7 3 (1.59%) MPLS
7 3 (1.59%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.06%) GSM
8 2 (1.06%) LAN
8 2 (1.06%) LTE
8 2 (1.06%) RANAP
8 2 (1.06%) RTSP
8 2 (1.06%) SAN
8 2 (1.06%) UTRAN
8 2 (1.06%) WAN
8 2 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (4.76%) MySQL
3 6 (3.17%) Big Data
3 6 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.65%) DB2
4 5 (2.65%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.65%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.65%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.12%) Data Mining
5 4 (2.12%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.59%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.53%) Aerospike
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.53%) Mahout
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.65%) Rational Application Developer
3 3 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.59%) ProC
4 2 (1.06%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.53%) Vagrant
General
1 30 (15.87%) Retail
2 22 (11.64%) Finance
3 19 (10.05%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.70%) Marketing
5 6 (3.17%) Billing
5 6 (3.17%) Military
6 5 (2.65%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.59%) Automotive
7 3 (1.59%) Banking
7 3 (1.59%) Legal
8 2 (1.06%) French Language
8 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.53%) Electronics
9 1 (0.53%) Games
9 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.53%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.17%) Web Services
2 17 (8.99%) REST
3 14 (7.41%) .NET
4 11 (5.82%) HTML
5 10 (5.29%) J2EE
6 9 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (3.70%) CSS
7 7 (3.70%) SOAP
8 6 (3.17%) WAP
9 5 (2.65%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.65%) EJB
9 5 (2.65%) JSP
9 5 (2.65%) Middleware
9 5 (2.65%) Servlets
10 4 (2.12%) CGI
10 4 (2.12%) Java EE
10 4 (2.12%) LEMP Stack
10 4 (2.12%) NHibernate
11 3 (1.59%) jQuery
11 3 (1.59%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.40%) Management Information System
2 21 (11.11%) Internet of Things
3 8 (4.23%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.23%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.17%) Clustering
4 6 (3.17%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.12%) CMDB
5 4 (2.12%) Physics
5 4 (2.12%) Replication
5 4 (2.12%) Tandem
6 2 (1.06%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.06%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.06%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.53%) FMCG
7 1 (0.53%) iPhone
7 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Exalogic
7 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 72 (38.10%) Linux
2 33 (17.46%) Unix
3 18 (9.52%) Windows
4 7 (3.70%) AIX
4 7 (3.70%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.65%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.12%) Android
6 4 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.12%) Solaris
6 4 (2.12%) SUSE
6 4 (2.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.59%) CentOS
8 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (34.39%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 25 (13.23%) Data Architecture
4 23 (12.17%) SOA
5 20 (10.58%) DevOps
6 17 (8.99%) Functional Testing
7 16 (8.47%) TOGAF
8 15 (7.94%) UML
9 14 (7.41%) TDD
10 13 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (6.88%) OO
11 12 (6.35%) Scrum
12 11 (5.82%) Open Source
13 10 (5.29%) CRM
13 10 (5.29%) SDLC
13 10 (5.29%) Systems Analysis
13 10 (5.29%) Technical Architecture
13 10 (5.29%) Web Development
14 9 (4.76%) Business Development
14 9 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 52 (27.51%) Java
2 27 (14.29%) C
2 27 (14.29%) C#
3 25 (13.23%) Python
4 23 (12.17%) C++
4 23 (12.17%) Perl
5 22 (11.64%) SQL
6 16 (8.47%) PHP
7 12 (6.35%) Bash Shell
8 11 (5.82%) JavaScript
9 9 (4.76%) Ruby
9 9 (4.76%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.17%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.59%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.53%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.53%) Haskell
12 1 (0.53%) OCaml
12 1 (0.53%) Scala
12 1 (0.53%) Tcl
12 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (12.70%) Degree
2 12 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.23%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.06%) CEH
5 2 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.06%) CISSP
5 2 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.06%) MCSA
5 2 (1.06%) MCSE
6 1 (0.53%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.53%) CCIE
6 1 (0.53%) CCNP
6 1 (0.53%) CCSA
6 1 (0.53%) CCSE
6 1 (0.53%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (0.53%) ISACA
6 1 (0.53%) MCTS
6 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.06%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.12%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.59%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.59%) vSphere
4 2 (1.06%) vCloud
4 2 (1.06%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.06%) XenApp
5 1 (0.53%) Firmware
5 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (4.76%) Nagios
1 9 (4.76%) OpenNMS
2 4 (2.12%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.06%) SCCM
3 2 (1.06%) SCDPM
3 2 (1.06%) SCOM
3 2 (1.06%) SCSM
3 2 (1.06%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.53%) Puppet
4 1 (0.53%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (12.17%) Microsoft
1 23 (12.17%) Oracle
2 14 (7.41%) Cisco
3 10 (5.29%) VMware
4 9 (4.76%) Pega
5 8 (4.23%) HP
5 8 (4.23%) IBM
6 6 (3.17%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.65%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.12%) Citrix
8 4 (2.12%) SAP
8 4 (2.12%) Sun
9 3 (1.59%) NetApp
10 2 (1.06%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.06%) EMC
11 1 (0.53%) BMC
11 1 (0.53%) CA
11 1 (0.53%) CODA
11 1 (0.53%) Dell
11 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
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