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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Architect
Rank 841 917 866
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 86 67 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.061% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.063% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 57 60 93
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 £47,500 £36,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £80,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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
94503 106017 112388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79488 87462 91612
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +30 70 £62,500 +10.89% 10
South East +29 28 £60,000 +4.34% 3
London +38 20 £70,000 -3.44% 2
Scotland - 14 £65,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 9 £62,500 -
East of England +36 8 £62,500 -3.84% 1
Hampshire +2 7 £50,000 -11.28% 1
West Midlands -1 7 £75,000 +36.36%
Edinburgh - 7 £65,000 -
Glasgow - 7 - -
Birmingham - 6 £75,000 -
High Wycombe - 6 £62,500 -
North West +19 5 £65,000 -
Berkshire +8 5 £62,500 -26.47% 1
City of London +56 4 £71,250 +5.55%
Surrey +28 4 £60,000 -7.69%
Manchester - 4 £65,000 -
Southampton - 4 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire +21 3 £60,000 -7.69% 1
East Midlands -3 3 £55,000 +52.77% 1
Redhill - 3 £60,000 -
Burgess Hill - 3 £59,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £59,000 -
Watford +21 2 - -
Yorkshire +20 2 £52,500 +45.83% 2
West Yorkshire +19 2 £52,500 +45.83% 2
Northamptonshire +12 2 £55,000 -8.33%
Essex +4 2 £66,250 +1.92%
Bedfordshire - 2 £62,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £62,500 -

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 64 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (33.33%) Linux
3 46 (25.14%) Java
4 31 (16.94%) Unix
4 31 (16.94%) Microsoft
5 29 (15.85%) Management Information System
6 28 (15.30%) Software Engineering
7 27 (14.75%) Retail
7 27 (14.75%) Internet
8 25 (13.66%) Oracle
8 25 (13.66%) MS Excel
8 25 (13.66%) Finance
9 24 (13.11%) SQL
9 24 (13.11%) Data Architecture
10 22 (12.02%) C
10 22 (12.02%) C#
11 21 (11.48%) Web Services
12 20 (10.93%) Perl
12 20 (10.93%) SOA
12 20 (10.93%) Degree
13 19 (10.38%) Internet of Things
14 18 (9.84%) Python
14 18 (9.84%) C++
15 17 (9.29%) PHP
16 16 (8.74%) Cisco
17 15 (8.20%) Windows
17 15 (8.20%) TOGAF
18 14 (7.65%) Functional Testing
18 14 (7.65%) DevOps
19 13 (7.10%) .NET

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 (5.46%) nginx
2 6 (3.28%) NServiceBus
3 5 (2.73%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.73%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (2.19%) Apache
4 4 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.19%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.64%) CMS
5 3 (1.64%) IIS
5 3 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.64%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.64%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.09%) TPMS
7 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (13.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.55%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Retail
2 1 (0.55%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.19%) Office 365
4 3 (1.64%) SaaS
5 1 (0.55%) IaaS
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 27 (14.75%) Internet
2 11 (6.01%) DNS
3 8 (4.37%) Firewall
4 6 (3.28%) HTTP
5 5 (2.73%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (2.19%) Diameter Protocol
6 4 (2.19%) MPLS
6 4 (2.19%) SNMP
6 4 (2.19%) VPN
7 3 (1.64%) 3GPP
7 3 (1.64%) HTTPS
7 3 (1.64%) SSL
8 2 (1.09%) LTE
8 2 (1.09%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (1.09%) RANAP
8 2 (1.09%) RTSP
8 2 (1.09%) UTRAN
8 2 (1.09%) Wireless
9 1 (0.55%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.46%) MySQL
2 8 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.28%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.73%) DB2
5 5 (2.73%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.73%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.19%) Big Data
6 4 (2.19%) Data Mining
6 4 (2.19%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.19%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.64%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.09%) Aerospike
8 2 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.73%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.73%) Rational Application Developer
3 4 (2.19%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.64%) ProC
5 1 (0.55%) Vagrant
General
1 27 (14.75%) Retail
2 25 (13.66%) Finance
3 12 (6.56%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.28%) Billing
5 5 (2.73%) Banking
6 4 (2.19%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.64%) Legal
7 3 (1.64%) Marketing
8 2 (1.09%) Military
9 1 (0.55%) Automotive
9 1 (0.55%) Electronics
9 1 (0.55%) French Language
9 1 (0.55%) Games
9 1 (0.55%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.55%) Law
9 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.48%) Web Services
2 13 (7.10%) .NET
3 11 (6.01%) REST
4 10 (5.46%) J2EE
5 9 (4.92%) HTML
6 6 (3.28%) SOAP
6 6 (3.28%) WAP
7 5 (2.73%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.73%) CSS
7 5 (2.73%) EJB
7 5 (2.73%) JSP
7 5 (2.73%) LEMP Stack
7 5 (2.73%) Middleware
7 5 (2.73%) Servlets
8 4 (2.19%) CGI
8 4 (2.19%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (1.64%) Django
9 3 (1.64%) jQuery
9 3 (1.64%) Memcached
10 2 (1.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.85%) Management Information System
2 19 (10.38%) Internet of Things
3 8 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.83%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.83%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.83%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.73%) Biometrics
6 4 (2.19%) Clustering
6 4 (2.19%) CMDB
6 4 (2.19%) Physics
6 4 (2.19%) Replication
7 2 (1.09%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.09%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.09%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.09%) Tandem
7 2 (1.09%) User Experience
8 1 (0.55%) BBC
8 1 (0.55%) Contract for Difference
8 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 61 (33.33%) Linux
2 31 (16.94%) Unix
3 15 (8.20%) Windows
4 7 (3.83%) AIX
4 7 (3.83%) CentOS
4 7 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.28%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.73%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.19%) Android
7 4 (2.19%) Solaris
7 4 (2.19%) SUSE
7 4 (2.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (15.30%) Software Engineering
3 24 (13.11%) Data Architecture
4 20 (10.93%) SOA
5 15 (8.20%) TOGAF
6 14 (7.65%) DevOps
6 14 (7.65%) Functional Testing
7 12 (6.56%) OO
7 12 (6.56%) TDD
8 11 (6.01%) CRM
8 11 (6.01%) UML
9 10 (5.46%) SDLC
9 10 (5.46%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (4.92%) Project Management
11 8 (4.37%) Business Analysis
11 8 (4.37%) Business Development
11 8 (4.37%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (4.37%) Data Analysis
11 8 (4.37%) Scrum
11 8 (4.37%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 46 (25.14%) Java
2 24 (13.11%) SQL
3 22 (12.02%) C
3 22 (12.02%) C#
4 20 (10.93%) Perl
5 18 (9.84%) C++
5 18 (9.84%) Python
6 17 (9.29%) PHP
7 8 (4.37%) Bash Shell
7 8 (4.37%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.28%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.19%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.19%) Ruby
10 3 (1.64%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.55%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.55%) Haskell
11 1 (0.55%) OCaml
11 1 (0.55%) Scala
11 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (10.93%) Degree
2 10 (5.46%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.73%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.64%) CCNA
5 3 (1.64%) MCSE
5 3 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.09%) CCIE
6 2 (1.09%) CEH
6 2 (1.09%) CISSP
6 2 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.09%) MCSA
6 2 (1.09%) MCTS
6 2 (1.09%) VCP6
7 1 (0.55%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.55%) CCNP
7 1 (0.55%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (0.55%) ISACA
7 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.09%) XenApp
4 1 (0.55%) Corosync
4 1 (0.55%) Firmware
4 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.55%) iptables
4 1 (0.55%) KVM
4 1 (0.55%) QEMU
4 1 (0.55%) vCloud
4 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (2.73%) HAProxy
2 4 (2.19%) Nagios
2 4 (2.19%) OpenNMS
3 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.09%) Puppet
4 1 (0.55%) Ansible
4 1 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.55%) Pacemaker
4 1 (0.55%) Salt
4 1 (0.55%) SELinux
Vendors
1 31 (16.94%) Microsoft
2 25 (13.66%) Oracle
3 16 (8.74%) Cisco
4 10 (5.46%) Pega
5 8 (4.37%) VMware
6 7 (3.83%) HP
7 6 (3.28%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.28%) ServiceNow
8 5 (2.73%) IBM
9 4 (2.19%) SAP
9 4 (2.19%) Sun
10 3 (1.64%) Dell
11 2 (1.09%) Citrix
12 1 (0.55%) Avaya
12 1 (0.55%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.55%) CODA
12 1 (0.55%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.55%) Sage
12 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.55%) Symantec
Swindon
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £53000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum £50-70k + Bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 23 days ago
South West London
Retail Trust
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago