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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Architect
UK
Rank 761 837 874
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 102 116 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 80 100 82
Median salary £67,500 £67,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,450 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £85,000 £84,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £62,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +38.88%

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
81292 97227 103350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67466 81440 85098
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 27 February 2017 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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +69 97 £67,500 - 13
South West +55 38 £62,500 +47.05% 3
South East +46 24 £68,750 +10.00% 5
London +28 18 £72,500 -6.45% 4
Bristol - 18 £77,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +18 12 £75,000 +20.00% 1
High Wycombe +4 11 £75,000 +20.00%
North West -1 10 £65,000 +4.00%
East of England +10 6 £80,000 +23.07% 1
Chester - 6 - -
Cheshire - 6 - -
South Wales - 5 £51,250 - 1
Bath - 5 £62,500 -
Somerset - 5 £62,500 -
Wales - 5 £51,250 - 1
Dorset +34 4 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Manchester -30 4 £65,000 +4.00%
Surrey - 4 £90,000 - 1
Cambridge - 4 £80,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £80,000 -
City of London +23 3 £80,000 +18.51% 2
Hampshire +15 3 £67,500 -3.22% 3
Poole +8 3 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Swindon - 3 £47,500 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £62,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire +8 2 - -
Cwmbran - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 £42,500 -
Torfaen - 2 - -

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 52 (31.33%) Finance
2 37 (22.29%) SQL
3 34 (20.48%) .NET
4 27 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (13.86%) Retail
5 23 (13.86%) Project Management
6 22 (13.25%) Microsoft
7 21 (12.65%) Internet
7 21 (12.65%) SQL Server
7 21 (12.65%) UML
7 21 (12.65%) TOGAF
7 21 (12.65%) Data Architecture
7 21 (12.65%) Internet of Things
8 20 (12.05%) Degree
9 19 (11.45%) Linux
9 19 (11.45%) Web Services
9 19 (11.45%) C#
9 19 (11.45%) Amazon AWS
10 17 (10.24%) Relational Database
11 16 (9.64%) Mentoring
12 15 (9.04%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (9.04%) Oracle
12 15 (9.04%) Management Information System
12 15 (9.04%) VMware
13 14 (8.43%) Java
13 14 (8.43%) Presales
14 13 (7.83%) CRM
14 13 (7.83%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (7.83%) ERP
15 12 (7.23%) Change Management

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 7 (4.22%) Confluence
1 7 (4.22%) IIS
2 5 (3.01%) Alfresco
2 5 (3.01%) Captiva
2 5 (3.01%) Documentum
3 4 (2.41%) Apache
3 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.81%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.81%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.20%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.20%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.20%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.60%) SAS
6 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.60%) TPMS
Applications
1 9 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.60%) Autodesk Inventor
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
2 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.60%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 8 (4.82%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (2.41%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (1.81%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.81%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.81%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.60%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.45%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (9.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.02%) SaaS
4 7 (4.22%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.41%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (1.20%) GitHub
6 2 (1.20%) IaaS
6 2 (1.20%) PaaS
7 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.65%) Internet
2 5 (3.01%) DNS
3 4 (2.41%) 3GPP
3 4 (2.41%) ATM
3 4 (2.41%) DHCP
3 4 (2.41%) LTE
3 4 (2.41%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (2.41%) RANAP
3 4 (2.41%) RTP
3 4 (2.41%) SIGTRAN
3 4 (2.41%) SS7
3 4 (2.41%) SSH
3 4 (2.41%) UTRAN
4 2 (1.20%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.20%) IPv4
4 2 (1.20%) IPv6
4 2 (1.20%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.20%) LDAP
4 2 (1.20%) Network Security
4 2 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.24%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.83%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (7.23%) RDBMS
5 8 (4.82%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.61%) Big Data
7 5 (3.01%) Data Mining
7 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.81%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (1.20%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.20%) Blockchain
10 2 (1.20%) Mahout
10 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.20%) MySQL
10 2 (1.20%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.22%) JIRA
2 6 (3.61%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.61%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (2.41%) GitLab
3 4 (2.41%) Jasmine
3 4 (2.41%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (2.41%) PhantomJS
3 4 (2.41%) Selenium
4 2 (1.20%) GCC
4 2 (1.20%) Subversion
5 1 (0.60%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 52 (31.33%) Finance
2 23 (13.86%) Retail
3 11 (6.63%) Billing
4 9 (5.42%) Marketing
5 7 (4.22%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.61%) Manufacturing
7 5 (3.01%) Aerospace
8 4 (2.41%) Back Office
8 4 (2.41%) Banking
9 3 (1.81%) Electronics
9 3 (1.81%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.20%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.60%) Advertising
11 1 (0.60%) Military
11 1 (0.60%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.48%) .NET
2 19 (11.45%) Web Services
3 9 (5.42%) .NET Framework
4 6 (3.61%) CSS
4 6 (3.61%) HTML
5 4 (2.41%) AngularJS
5 4 (2.41%) HTML5
5 4 (2.41%) Ionic Framework
5 4 (2.41%) Node.js
5 4 (2.41%) PhoneGap
6 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (1.20%) DHTML
6 2 (1.20%) JSON-LD
6 2 (1.20%) LLVM
6 2 (1.20%) OpenCL
6 2 (1.20%) REST
6 2 (1.20%) SOAP
6 2 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.65%) Internet of Things
2 15 (9.04%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.02%) Data Centre
5 9 (5.42%) N-Tier
6 7 (4.22%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.61%) Data Structures
8 5 (3.01%) Smartcard
9 3 (1.81%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.81%) Taxonomies
10 2 (1.20%) STB
11 1 (0.60%) Contactless
11 1 (0.60%) CPLD
11 1 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.60%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.60%) Social Media
11 1 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.45%) Linux
2 10 (6.02%) Unix
3 9 (5.42%) Windows
4 5 (3.01%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.41%) Solaris
6 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (13.86%) Project Management
3 21 (12.65%) Data Architecture
3 21 (12.65%) TOGAF
3 21 (12.65%) UML
4 16 (9.64%) Mentoring
5 14 (8.43%) Presales
6 13 (7.83%) CRM
6 13 (7.83%) ERP
7 12 (7.23%) Change Management
8 11 (6.63%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (6.63%) Software Engineering
8 11 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (5.42%) CQRS
9 9 (5.42%) Inversion of Control
9 9 (5.42%) ITIL
9 9 (5.42%) MVVM
9 9 (5.42%) OOP
9 9 (5.42%) SOLID
10 8 (4.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 37 (22.29%) SQL
2 19 (11.45%) C#
3 14 (8.43%) Java
4 10 (6.02%) Python
5 8 (4.82%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.41%) Perl
6 4 (2.41%) Ruby
7 3 (1.81%) C
8 2 (1.20%) C++
8 2 (1.20%) PHP
8 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.60%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.60%) R
9 1 (0.60%) Scala
9 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (12.05%) Degree
2 7 (4.22%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.61%) Chartered Engineer
4 5 (3.01%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.01%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.81%) QA
3 2 (1.20%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.61%) Docker
2 6 (3.61%) Firmware
3 5 (3.01%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.41%) vSphere
5 3 (1.81%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (1.20%) QEMU
6 2 (1.20%) Xen
7 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.41%) Cobbler
1 4 (2.41%) Puppet
1 4 (2.41%) SCCM
2 3 (1.81%) SCOM
3 2 (1.20%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 22 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.04%) Oracle
2 15 (9.04%) VMware
3 10 (6.02%) EMC
4 5 (3.01%) Adobe
5 4 (2.41%) JD Edwards
5 4 (2.41%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.41%) Splunk
6 2 (1.20%) Cisco
6 2 (1.20%) hybris
6 2 (1.20%) SAP
7 1 (0.60%) ATG
7 1 (0.60%) Brocade
7 1 (0.60%) Citrix
7 1 (0.60%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.60%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.60%) HP
7 1 (0.60%) Pega
7 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.60%) Siemens
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55 - 70,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Saffron Walden
IQ Telecom
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £10000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago