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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Architect
Rank 822 818 696
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -122
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 70 111 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.095% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.10% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 62 88 147
Average salary £55,679 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.05% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,900 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +0.96%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -22 70 £55,679 +6.05% 14
London +8 25 £70,000 +16.66% 4
East Midlands +9 11 £36,000 -42.40% 1
South East -10 10 £56,929 +8.43% 5
City of London +27 9 £67,500 +5.67% 1
Yorkshire +10 8 £36,000 -12.72% 1
West Midlands -7 7 £55,000 -
Hampshire - 7 £52,500 - 4
West Yorkshire - 7 £36,000 -
Cannock +13 5 £55,000 -
Staffordshire +8 5 £55,000 -
East of England -7 5 £65,000 - 1
Watford -2 4 £65,000 +6.12%
Hertfordshire -17 4 £65,000 +6.12%
Nottingham - 4 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £37,500 -
South West -19 3 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Berkshire +3 2 £85,000 +30.76%
Walsall - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £47,500 -
Maidenhead - 2 £85,000 -
Gloucester - 2 £47,500 -
Andover - 2 £45,000 - 1
South Yorkshire +2 1 - - 1
Surrey +2 1 £65,000 +23.80%
Cheshire -1 1 - -
Guildford -4 1 £65,000 +23.80%
Sheffield -5 1 - - 1
North West -6 1 - - 1
Essex - 1 £65,000 -

Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 64 (41.03%) Finance
2 45 (28.85%) Java
3 36 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
4 29 (18.59%) Business Analysis
4 29 (18.59%) QA
5 26 (16.67%) Oracle
5 26 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (16.03%) .NET
6 25 (16.03%) Pega
7 23 (14.74%) CRM
7 23 (14.74%) SOA
8 22 (14.10%) Windows
8 22 (14.10%) SQL Server
8 22 (14.10%) Web Services
8 22 (14.10%) Degree
9 20 (12.82%) Linux
10 18 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (11.54%) Mentoring
11 16 (10.26%) Internet
12 15 (9.62%) UML
12 15 (9.62%) SQL
13 13 (8.33%) TOGAF
14 12 (7.69%) Derivative
14 12 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (7.69%) ERP
14 12 (7.69%) Project Management
15 11 (7.05%) Data Architecture
15 11 (7.05%) Enterprise Architecture
15 11 (7.05%) VMware

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (3.21%) IIS
2 4 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (2.56%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.56%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (1.92%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.92%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.92%) CMS
3 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.28%) JBoss
4 2 (1.28%) Mule
4 2 (1.28%) Lync
4 2 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.21%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.92%) SAP Retail
3 2 (1.28%) Agresso
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (3.85%) SaaS
5 2 (1.28%) IaaS
6 1 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.26%) Internet
2 9 (5.77%) SAN
3 8 (5.13%) Firewall
3 8 (5.13%) WAN
3 8 (5.13%) Network Security
4 6 (3.85%) Wireless
5 3 (1.92%) DNS
6 2 (1.28%) DHCP
6 2 (1.28%) LDAP
7 1 (0.64%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.77%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.13%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.85%) DB2
5 5 (3.21%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (3.21%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (2.56%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.28%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.28%) OLAP
8 2 (1.28%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.64%) OLTP
9 1 (0.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (1.28%) Maven
2 2 (1.28%) JIRA
2 2 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.28%) Hudson
3 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.64%) Ant
General
1 64 (41.03%) Finance
2 9 (5.77%) Retail
3 6 (3.85%) Marketing
4 4 (2.56%) Banking
5 3 (1.92%) Avionics
5 3 (1.92%) Electronics
5 3 (1.92%) Military
6 2 (1.28%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.28%) Advertising
6 2 (1.28%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.64%) Automotive
7 1 (0.64%) Games
7 1 (0.64%) Ukrainian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.03%) .NET
2 22 (14.10%) Web Services
3 8 (5.13%) XML
3 8 (5.13%) J2EE
4 7 (4.49%) HTML
4 7 (4.49%) CSS
4 7 (4.49%) .NET Framework
5 6 (3.85%) Java EE
5 6 (3.85%) JSON
5 6 (3.85%) Spring
5 6 (3.85%) JSP
5 6 (3.85%) Servlets
5 6 (3.85%) SOAP
6 5 (3.21%) SAML
7 4 (2.56%) EJB
7 4 (2.56%) Play Framework
7 4 (2.56%) OAuth
7 4 (2.56%) RESTful
8 3 (1.92%) JMS
9 2 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.69%) Derivative
3 7 (4.49%) N-Tier
4 6 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.21%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.56%) Credit Risk
6 4 (2.56%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.92%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.92%) Data Conversion
7 3 (1.92%) Oracle Exalogic
7 3 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.92%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.28%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.28%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.28%) EMV
9 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.64%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.64%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.10%) Windows
2 20 (12.82%) Linux
3 11 (7.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.49%) UNIX
6 5 (3.21%) CentOS
7 4 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.92%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.28%) Windows NT
9 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.64%) AIX
10 1 (0.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
2 29 (18.59%) Business Analysis
3 23 (14.74%) CRM
3 23 (14.74%) SOA
4 18 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (11.54%) Mentoring
5 15 (9.62%) UML
6 13 (8.33%) TOGAF
7 12 (7.69%) Project Management
7 12 (7.69%) ERP
8 11 (7.05%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (7.05%) Data Architecture
9 10 (6.41%) E-Commerce
9 10 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (6.41%) SDLC
10 9 (5.77%) OO
10 9 (5.77%) Load Balancing
11 8 (5.13%) ETL
12 7 (4.49%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 45 (28.85%) Java
2 15 (9.62%) SQL
3 10 (6.41%) PowerShell
3 10 (6.41%) Bash Shell
4 9 (5.77%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.77%) Perl
5 7 (4.49%) Python
6 5 (3.21%) C++
7 4 (2.56%) C
8 1 (0.64%) C#
8 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.64%) PHP
8 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.64%) Ruby
8 1 (0.64%) XPath
8 1 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (14.10%) Degree
2 7 (4.49%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.92%) Chartered Engineer
4 3 (1.92%) PhD
5 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.28%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) MCSE
6 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (18.59%) QA
2 9 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.64%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.28%) Docker
3 1 (0.64%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.64%) vSphere
3 1 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.64%) UAG
3 1 (0.64%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (3.21%) Puppet
2 3 (1.92%) SCCM
3 2 (1.28%) SCOM
3 2 (1.28%) Ganglia
3 2 (1.28%) Munin
3 2 (1.28%) Nagios
3 2 (1.28%) collectd
4 1 (0.64%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (16.67%) Oracle
2 25 (16.03%) Pega
3 11 (7.05%) VMware
4 10 (6.41%) Cisco
4 10 (6.41%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.13%) Juniper
5 8 (5.13%) CommVault
5 8 (5.13%) Veeam
6 6 (3.85%) IBM
7 3 (1.92%) SAP
8 2 (1.28%) EMC
8 2 (1.28%) BEA
8 2 (1.28%) Sybase
8 2 (1.28%) Adobe
8 2 (1.28%) ATG
8 2 (1.28%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.28%) Vitria
9 1 (0.64%) Sophos
9 1 (0.64%) Actimize
9 1 (0.64%) IronPort
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