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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Architect
Rank 839 894 892
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 87 64 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.060% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.062% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 75 57 84
Median salary £62,500 £56,359 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.89% +7.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £46,800
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £85,000 £75,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%

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
94959 103109 113376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79822 84547 92802
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +41 77 £62,500 -7.40% 7
South East +32 28 £62,500 +10.89% 2
East of England +44 18 £57,500 -22.03% 2
Buckinghamshire - 16 £62,500 -
London -6 13 £67,500 -10.59% 2
East Midlands +17 11 £55,000 +57.14%
Cambridgeshire +11 11 £57,500 -42.50% 1
Cambridge +8 11 £57,500 -42.50%
High Wycombe - 11 £62,500 -
Northamptonshire - 11 £55,000 -
Kettering - 10 £55,000 -
Hampshire +19 9 £46,250 -17.41%
Yorkshire +4 7 £47,500 +11.76%
West Yorkshire -1 7 £47,500 +11.76%
Hertfordshire +24 5 - - 1
Watford - 5 - -
City of London +46 4 £67,500 -12.90% 1
Leeds +9 4 £40,000 -20.00%
Portsmouth - 4 £40,000 -
Wales - 4 £75,000 -
Scotland - 4 £45,000 -
South Wales - 4 £75,000 -
Berkshire +12 3 £62,500 -26.47%
Newport - 3 £77,500 -
Oxfordshire -9 2 £62,500 +78.57%
Edinburgh - 2 £65,000 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £62,500 -
Cheshire +26 1 £82,500 -
North West +13 1 £82,500 - 1
South West +10 1 £55,000 +7.31%

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 85 (41.26%) Linux
2 61 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (25.73%) Java
4 39 (18.93%) Unix
5 33 (16.02%) Retail
5 33 (16.02%) Internet
6 32 (15.53%) Finance
7 31 (15.05%) Management Information System
8 29 (14.08%) Windows
9 28 (13.59%) C#
9 28 (13.59%) Data Architecture
10 27 (13.11%) C
10 27 (13.11%) SOA
11 25 (12.14%) Python
11 25 (12.14%) Software Engineering
12 24 (11.65%) Oracle
13 23 (11.17%) C++
13 23 (11.17%) Web Services
13 23 (11.17%) Internet of Things
14 22 (10.68%) SQL
15 21 (10.19%) Perl
15 21 (10.19%) Data Centre
16 20 (9.71%) DevOps
16 20 (9.71%) UML
16 20 (9.71%) Telecoms
16 20 (9.71%) Scrum
17 18 (8.74%) Microsoft
18 16 (7.77%) TOGAF
18 16 (7.77%) Degree
18 16 (7.77%) Functional Testing

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 10 (4.85%) WebSphere
2 9 (4.37%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (3.88%) NServiceBus
4 5 (2.43%) nginx
4 5 (2.43%) TPMS
5 4 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.46%) Apache
7 2 (0.97%) IIS
7 2 (0.97%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.97%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (7.28%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.49%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (0.49%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (0.49%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.43%) IaaS
4 4 (1.94%) SaaS
5 3 (1.46%) PaaS
6 2 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.49%) Office 365
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 33 (16.02%) Internet
2 13 (6.31%) DNS
3 9 (4.37%) Diameter Protocol
3 9 (4.37%) Firewall
3 9 (4.37%) SNMP
4 6 (2.91%) VPN
5 4 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (1.94%) LAN
5 4 (1.94%) WAN
6 3 (1.46%) 3GPP
6 3 (1.46%) HTTP
6 3 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.46%) Wireless
7 2 (0.97%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.97%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.97%) DHCP
7 2 (0.97%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.97%) RANAP
7 2 (0.97%) RTSP
7 2 (0.97%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.31%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.37%) DB2
2 9 (4.37%) MySQL
2 9 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (3.88%) Big Data
4 6 (2.91%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.43%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.94%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.97%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.97%) Mahout
8 2 (0.97%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 9 (4.37%) Rational Application Developer
2 5 (2.43%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.46%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.46%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.49%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.49%) MSTest
4 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (16.02%) Retail
2 32 (15.53%) Finance
3 20 (9.71%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.88%) Marketing
4 8 (3.88%) Military
5 4 (1.94%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.46%) Automotive
6 3 (1.46%) Banking
6 3 (1.46%) French Language
6 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.97%) Publishing
8 1 (0.49%) Advertising
8 1 (0.49%) Front Office
8 1 (0.49%) Games
8 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.49%) Law
8 1 (0.49%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.17%) Web Services
2 14 (6.80%) REST
3 13 (6.31%) HTML
3 13 (6.31%) J2EE
4 12 (5.83%) .NET
4 12 (5.83%) CSS
5 9 (4.37%) EJB
5 9 (4.37%) JSP
5 9 (4.37%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (4.37%) Servlets
6 5 (2.43%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.43%) Java EE
6 5 (2.43%) Middleware
6 5 (2.43%) NHibernate
6 5 (2.43%) SOAP
7 4 (1.94%) CGI
7 4 (1.94%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (1.46%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.46%) XML
9 2 (0.97%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.05%) Management Information System
2 23 (11.17%) Internet of Things
3 21 (10.19%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.40%) Clustering
5 7 (3.40%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.43%) Tandem
7 4 (1.94%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.94%) Physics
7 4 (1.94%) Replication
8 3 (1.46%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.97%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.97%) CMDB
9 2 (0.97%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.97%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.97%) FMCG
10 1 (0.49%) BBC
10 1 (0.49%) Contract for Difference
10 1 (0.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 85 (41.26%) Linux
2 39 (18.93%) Unix
3 29 (14.08%) Windows
4 10 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (4.85%) Windows Server
5 9 (4.37%) Solaris
6 7 (3.40%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.94%) AIX
8 4 (1.94%) CentOS
8 4 (1.94%) SUSE
8 4 (1.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.97%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (0.97%) Android
10 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (13.59%) Data Architecture
3 27 (13.11%) SOA
4 25 (12.14%) Software Engineering
5 20 (9.71%) DevOps
5 20 (9.71%) Scrum
5 20 (9.71%) UML
6 16 (7.77%) Functional Testing
6 16 (7.77%) TOGAF
7 14 (6.80%) Configuration Management
8 13 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (6.31%) TDD
9 12 (5.83%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (5.34%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (5.34%) MVC
11 10 (4.85%) E-Commerce
11 10 (4.85%) Kanban
11 10 (4.85%) OO
11 10 (4.85%) Systems Analysis
11 10 (4.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (25.73%) Java
2 28 (13.59%) C#
3 27 (13.11%) C
4 25 (12.14%) Python
5 23 (11.17%) C++
6 22 (10.68%) SQL
7 21 (10.19%) Perl
8 15 (7.28%) JavaScript
9 14 (6.80%) Bash Shell
10 11 (5.34%) PHP
10 11 (5.34%) Ruby
11 9 (4.37%) Shell Script
12 7 (3.40%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.97%) R
13 2 (0.97%) Tcl
14 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.49%) VB
14 1 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (7.77%) Degree
2 15 (7.28%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.34%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.49%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.49%) CCNA
5 1 (0.49%) CCNP
5 1 (0.49%) CCSA
5 1 (0.49%) CCSE
5 1 (0.49%) CEH
5 1 (0.49%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.49%) CISSP
5 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) ISACA
5 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.49%) MCSA
5 1 (0.49%) MCSE
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.97%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.40%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.43%) vSphere
4 4 (1.94%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.46%) Docker
5 3 (1.46%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.97%) vCloud
6 2 (0.97%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.97%) Xen
7 1 (0.49%) Firmware
7 1 (0.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (4.37%) Nagios
1 9 (4.37%) OpenNMS
2 4 (1.94%) HAProxy
2 4 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.94%) Puppet
2 4 (1.94%) SCCM
2 4 (1.94%) SCOM
3 3 (1.46%) SCDPM
3 3 (1.46%) SCSM
3 3 (1.46%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.97%) Ansible
4 2 (0.97%) Scalr
4 2 (0.97%) Terraform
4 2 (0.97%) vRealize
5 1 (0.49%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.49%) MOM
5 1 (0.49%) OpenView
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.49%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 24 (11.65%) Oracle
2 18 (8.74%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.28%) Cisco
4 13 (6.31%) Pega
5 12 (5.83%) VMware
6 10 (4.85%) HP
6 10 (4.85%) IBM
7 9 (4.37%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.43%) Citrix
8 5 (2.43%) NetApp
9 4 (1.94%) Sun
10 3 (1.46%) CA
10 3 (1.46%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.46%) EMC
10 3 (1.46%) SAP
11 2 (0.97%) BMC
11 2 (0.97%) F5
11 2 (0.97%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.97%) Intel Security
12 1 (0.49%) Imperva
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