The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Systems Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Architect
Rank 819 794 759
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 64 113 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.096% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 57 84 96
Average salary £56,359 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.34% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £46,800 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 22 May 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
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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 -14 60 £67,500 +28.57% 17
London +36 21 £75,500 +16.15% 5
South East -4 13 £56,359 +7.34% 4
Yorkshire +14 8 £42,500 +3.03% 1
West Yorkshire - 7 £42,500 - 1
East of England 0 6 £73,750 +55.26% 2
Warrington +15 5 - -
Berkshire +4 5 £85,000 -
Hampshire +3 5 £56,000 -18.54% 2
North West 0 5 - - 2
Cheshire 0 5 - - 2
East Midlands -2 4 £35,000 -50.00% 1
Maidenhead - 4 £85,000 -
City of London +32 3 £77,500 -8.82% 1
Cambridge +19 3 £100,000 +37.93% 2
Cambridgeshire +4 3 £100,000 +63.26% 2
Bradford - 3 £42,500 -
Abingdon - 3 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £35,000 -
Essex +3 2 £67,500 +21.62%
South West -21 2 £51,250 -6.81%
Basildon - 2 £67,500 -
Havant - 2 £56,359 - 1
Poole +6 1 £50,000 +2.56%
Dorset 0 1 £50,000 -9.09%
West Midlands -9 1 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Hertfordshire -10 1 £75,000 +57.89%
Somerset - 1 £52,500 -
Hitchin - 1 £75,000 -
Leeds - 1 £50,000 - 1

Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 Systems Architect in their job title.

1 58 (37.91%) Finance
2 43 (28.10%) Java
3 42 (27.45%) Technical Architecture
4 27 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (16.99%) SOA
6 25 (16.34%) CRM
6 25 (16.34%) SQL Server
6 25 (16.34%) Pega
7 23 (15.03%) QA
7 23 (15.03%) Linux
8 21 (13.73%) Oracle
9 20 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (12.42%) .NET
11 17 (11.11%) UML
11 17 (11.11%) Degree
11 17 (11.11%) Business Analysis
12 16 (10.46%) Enterprise Architecture
12 16 (10.46%) TOGAF
13 15 (9.80%) Windows
13 15 (9.80%) Project Management
13 15 (9.80%) Mentoring
14 14 (9.15%) Security Cleared
15 13 (8.50%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (8.50%) Perl
16 12 (7.84%) Web Services
16 12 (7.84%) Internet
17 11 (7.19%) Firewall
17 11 (7.19%) SQL
17 11 (7.19%) WAN
17 11 (7.19%) Microsoft

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 Systems Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.61%) Oracle Service Bus
1 4 (2.61%) Apache
1 4 (2.61%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (1.96%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.31%) TPMS
3 2 (1.31%) CMS
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.27%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.31%) SAP Retail
2 2 (1.31%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.23%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.61%) SaaS
4 4 (2.61%) IaaS
5 3 (1.96%) PaaS
6 2 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.84%) Internet
2 11 (7.19%) Firewall
2 11 (7.19%) WAN
3 8 (5.23%) Network Security
3 8 (5.23%) SAN
4 7 (4.58%) LDAP
5 5 (3.27%) Wireless
5 5 (3.27%) DNS
6 3 (1.96%) SMTP
6 3 (1.96%) LAN
6 3 (1.96%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.65%) SSL
7 1 (0.65%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.34%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.58%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.61%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.61%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.61%) MySQL
5 4 (2.61%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.61%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (1.96%) DB2
6 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.31%) Big Data
8 1 (0.65%) OLTP
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (1.31%) JIRA
2 2 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.65%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
General
1 58 (37.91%) Finance
2 7 (4.58%) Retail
3 6 (3.92%) Banking
4 5 (3.27%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.61%) Marketing
5 4 (2.61%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.96%) Electronics
6 3 (1.96%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.31%) Military
7 2 (1.31%) Avionics
7 2 (1.31%) Games
8 1 (0.65%) Ukrainian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.42%) .NET
2 12 (7.84%) Web Services
3 8 (5.23%) SOAP
3 8 (5.23%) J2EE
4 5 (3.27%) XML
4 5 (3.27%) CSS
4 5 (3.27%) JSP
4 5 (3.27%) HTML
5 4 (2.61%) JSON
5 4 (2.61%) Java EE
5 4 (2.61%) Spring
5 4 (2.61%) RESTful
5 4 (2.61%) OAuth
5 4 (2.61%) SAML
5 4 (2.61%) Play Framework
6 3 (1.96%) Oracle ADF
6 3 (1.96%) Servlets
6 3 (1.96%) EJB
6 3 (1.96%) WebCenter
7 2 (1.31%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.88%) Derivative
3 7 (4.58%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.61%) Oracle Exalogic
5 4 (2.61%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.96%) Internet of Things
6 3 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.96%) Data Conversion
6 3 (1.96%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.96%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.31%) PKI
7 2 (1.31%) CESG
7 2 (1.31%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.31%) Social Media
7 2 (1.31%) EMV
7 2 (1.31%) BBC
7 2 (1.31%) GIS
8 1 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.03%) Linux
2 15 (9.80%) Windows
3 9 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (4.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.27%) UNIX
6 4 (2.61%) CentOS
6 4 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.31%) Windows NT
7 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (27.45%) Technical Architecture
2 27 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (16.99%) SOA
4 25 (16.34%) CRM
5 17 (11.11%) UML
5 17 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 16 (10.46%) Enterprise Architecture
6 16 (10.46%) TOGAF
7 15 (9.80%) Project Management
7 15 (9.80%) Mentoring
8 11 (7.19%) Load Balancing
9 10 (6.54%) E-Commerce
9 10 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (5.88%) OO
11 8 (5.23%) Systems Analysis
11 8 (5.23%) Scrum
11 8 (5.23%) Software Architecture
11 8 (5.23%) ITIL
11 8 (5.23%) ETL
11 8 (5.23%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 43 (28.10%) Java
2 13 (8.50%) Perl
3 11 (7.19%) SQL
4 10 (6.54%) Bash Shell
5 9 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.92%) PHP
7 5 (3.27%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.27%) C
8 4 (2.61%) Python
9 2 (1.31%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.65%) VB
10 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.65%) C#
10 1 (0.65%) C++
10 1 (0.65%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (11.11%) Degree
2 14 (9.15%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.96%) GIAC
4 3 (1.96%) ISEB
4 3 (1.96%) CITP
5 2 (1.31%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (1.31%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.31%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.31%) PhD
5 2 (1.31%) CISSP
5 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.03%) QA
2 10 (6.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.31%) COBIT
3 2 (1.31%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.65%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.61%) Squid
3 3 (1.96%) Firmware
4 1 (0.65%) Docker
4 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (6.54%) Puppet
2 2 (1.31%) Ganglia
2 2 (1.31%) Munin
2 2 (1.31%) Nagios
2 2 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.31%) collectd
3 1 (0.65%) SCCM
3 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (16.34%) Pega
2 21 (13.73%) Oracle
3 11 (7.19%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.54%) VMware
5 9 (5.88%) Cisco
6 8 (5.23%) Veeam
6 8 (5.23%) Juniper
6 8 (5.23%) CommVault
7 7 (4.58%) IBM
8 5 (3.27%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.31%) SAP
9 2 (1.31%) HP
9 2 (1.31%) Nokia
9 2 (1.31%) Siemens
9 2 (1.31%) BT
9 2 (1.31%) Toshiba
10 1 (0.65%) Twitter
10 1 (0.65%) Sophos
10 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.65%) EMC
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