The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 306 291 295
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 1014 1121 997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 0.95% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.15% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 776 854 822
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,750
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
91650 97108 87435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.32% 82.02% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 74194 78433 71898
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Architecture
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the UK.

Technical Architecture Salary Trend in the UK

Technical Architecture
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 within the UK.

Technical Architecture Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 6 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 961 £60,000 - 84
London -22 424 £70,000 +7.69% 36
South East +27 195 £52,500 -12.50% 13
North West +61 101 £50,000 -16.66% 10
City of London -23 84 £75,000 +15.38% 9
South West +10 82 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Yorkshire +2 74 £51,250 +20.58% 10
Surrey +33 66 £47,500 -20.83% 4
Manchester +56 55 £50,000 -25.92% 6
West Yorkshire -12 44 £53,500 +13.82% 5
Hampshire +30 41 £35,000 -41.66% 4
Berkshire -12 40 £70,000 +55.55% 1
Leeds -15 38 £52,500 +7.14% 5
East of England -13 35 £58,750 +17.50% 4
Southampton +14 26 £17,500 -70.83%
Reading -15 26 £55,000 +22.22%
Cheshire +7 23 £44,250 -34.44% 4
West Midlands -54 23 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Oxfordshire +16 22 £35,000 -49.27% 2
Bristol +12 22 £57,500 -4.16% 3
Guildford +22 21 £52,500 -12.50%
Scotland +17 20 £55,000 -4.34% 3
Dorset - 20 £42,500 -
Bournemouth - 20 £42,500 -
East Midlands -6 17 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Cumbria - 16 £62,500 -
North Yorkshire +16 15 £35,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire -10 15 £75,000 +30.43% 2
Somerset +13 14 £36,000 -15.11%
Edinburgh +7 14 £55,000 -4.34%

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 559 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
2 481 (24.68%) Finance
3 461 (23.65%) Microsoft
4 422 (21.65%) Java
5 364 (18.68%) SQL
6 352 (18.06%) Windows
7 351 (18.01%) Oracle
8 344 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 339 (17.39%) Project Management
10 335 (17.19%) .NET
11 322 (16.52%) Degree
12 274 (14.06%) SOA
13 265 (13.60%) JavaScript
14 251 (12.88%) VMware
14 251 (12.88%) C#
15 249 (12.78%) Scrum
16 215 (11.03%) MS Excel
17 211 (10.83%) CRM
17 211 (10.83%) HTML
18 206 (10.57%) Linux
19 204 (10.47%) Web Services
20 193 (9.90%) Migration
21 191 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
22 189 (9.70%) Banking
22 189 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
23 178 (9.13%) Retail
24 177 (9.08%) Cisco
25 170 (8.72%) Mentoring
26 168 (8.62%) ITIL
27 166 (8.52%) Data Modelling

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 122 (6.26%) SharePoint
2 59 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 45 (2.31%) SAS
4 42 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 40 (2.05%) Apache
6 38 (1.95%) WebSphere
7 37 (1.90%) IIS
7 37 (1.90%) Lync
8 35 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 31 (1.59%) Node.js
10 29 (1.49%) CMS
11 27 (1.39%) WebLogic
11 27 (1.39%) OpenStack
12 25 (1.28%) Tomcat
13 24 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
14 22 (1.13%) NServiceBus
15 18 (0.92%) Apache Pig
15 18 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
16 17 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
16 17 (0.87%) JBoss
Applications
1 215 (11.03%) MS Excel
2 58 (2.98%) MS Office
3 29 (1.49%) SPSS
4 21 (1.08%) PowerPivot
5 9 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.41%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.15%) MS Project
9 1 (0.051%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.051%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 69 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
3 32 (1.64%) Adobe Campaign
4 24 (1.23%) SAP SCM
5 14 (0.72%) Oracle Retail
6 10 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle FAH
9 4 (0.21%) Scribe Insight
9 4 (0.21%) Agresso
9 4 (0.21%) Cognos Planning
9 4 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.15%) RMDS
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 104 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (2.41%) SaaS
4 46 (2.36%) Office 365
5 41 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
6 32 (1.64%) Silverpop
7 30 (1.54%) IaaS
8 21 (1.08%) PaaS
9 16 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (0.72%) Google Apps
10 14 (0.72%) Terremark
11 13 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
12 11 (0.56%) GitHub
13 8 (0.41%) Mimecast
14 5 (0.26%) Force.com
15 4 (0.21%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
16 3 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
16 3 (0.15%) Amazon Glacier
16 3 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 163 (8.36%) Firewall
2 122 (6.26%) SAN
3 108 (5.54%) Internet
4 64 (3.28%) WAN
5 60 (3.08%) VPN
6 54 (2.77%) Network Security
7 38 (1.95%) Wireless
8 35 (1.80%) SSL
9 33 (1.69%) LAN
9 33 (1.69%) HTTP
10 31 (1.59%) DNS
11 30 (1.54%) TCP/IP
12 28 (1.44%) Unified Communications
12 28 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
13 27 (1.39%) NAS
14 25 (1.28%) MPLS
15 23 (1.18%) FTP
16 22 (1.13%) VoIP
17 20 (1.03%) Broadband
18 19 (0.97%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 344 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 123 (6.31%) Data Warehouse
3 80 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 78 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 73 (3.75%) MySQL
6 66 (3.39%) Big Data
7 64 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 61 (3.13%) RDBMS
9 56 (2.87%) Hadoop
10 54 (2.77%) Oracle Database
11 52 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 49 (2.51%) DB2
13 48 (2.46%) NoSQL
14 44 (2.26%) MongoDB
15 32 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
15 32 (1.64%) Oracle ODI
16 27 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
16 27 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
16 27 (1.39%) QlikView
17 24 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 59 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 43 (2.21%) Subversion
3 42 (2.15%) Git (software)
4 39 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 32 (1.64%) NUnit
6 30 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
7 26 (1.33%) JIRA
8 24 (1.23%) Maven
9 21 (1.08%) Moq
9 21 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
10 20 (1.03%) ReSharper
11 18 (0.92%) ERwin
12 17 (0.87%) Fiddler
12 17 (0.87%) TeamCity
12 17 (0.87%) PostSharp
12 17 (0.87%) Robot Framework
13 16 (0.82%) Ant
14 15 (0.77%) Jenkins
15 13 (0.67%) Rhino Mocks
15 13 (0.67%) Eclipse
General
1 481 (24.68%) Finance
2 189 (9.70%) Banking
3 178 (9.13%) Retail
4 96 (4.93%) Telecoms
5 78 (4.00%) Investment Banking
6 74 (3.80%) Marketing
7 73 (3.75%) Back Office
8 69 (3.54%) Retail Banking
9 64 (3.28%) Manufacturing
10 41 (2.10%) Front Office
11 30 (1.54%) Advertising
12 20 (1.03%) Billing
13 18 (0.92%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.72%) Local Government
15 13 (0.67%) Legal
15 13 (0.67%) Publishing
16 11 (0.56%) Law
17 10 (0.51%) Electronics
18 9 (0.46%) Games
19 6 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 856 (43.92%) Architect
2 300 (15.39%) Developer
3 280 (14.37%) Technical Architect
4 268 (13.75%) Solutions Architect
5 262 (13.44%) Consultant
6 135 (6.93%) Analyst
7 88 (4.52%) Infrastructure Architect
8 84 (4.31%) Data Architect
9 66 (3.39%) .NET Developer
10 64 (3.28%) Senior Architect
11 62 (3.18%) Senior Developer
12 59 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
13 57 (2.92%) Business Analyst
14 56 (2.87%) Development Manager
15 51 (2.62%) Java Developer
16 42 (2.15%) Systems Architect
17 40 (2.05%) C# Developer
17 40 (2.05%) Support Engineer
17 40 (2.05%) Senior Consultant
18 37 (1.90%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (17.19%) .NET
2 211 (10.83%) HTML
3 204 (10.47%) Web Services
4 160 (8.21%) CSS
5 148 (7.59%) Middleware
6 147 (7.54%) XML
7 142 (7.29%) ASP.NET
8 105 (5.39%) J2EE
9 102 (5.23%) Spring
10 97 (4.98%) jQuery
11 83 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 75 (3.85%) HTML5
13 68 (3.49%) REST
14 67 (3.44%) AngularJS
15 65 (3.34%) .NET Framework
16 64 (3.28%) SOAP
17 54 (2.77%) WCF
18 46 (2.36%) CSS3
19 44 (2.26%) Hibernate
20 43 (2.21%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 160 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (5.54%) Enterprise Software
3 97 (4.98%) Management Information System
4 74 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 71 (3.64%) Data Integration
6 70 (3.59%) Open Source
7 69 (3.54%) Clustering
8 50 (2.57%) Replication
9 48 (2.46%) Mobile App
10 44 (2.26%) User Experience
11 43 (2.21%) Public Cloud
12 35 (1.80%) CMDB
13 31 (1.59%) Client/Server
14 29 (1.49%) Derivative
15 24 (1.23%) GIS
15 24 (1.23%) Mathematics
16 22 (1.13%) Data Structures
17 18 (0.92%) Visualisation
18 17 (0.87%) Social Media
19 16 (0.82%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 352 (18.06%) Windows
2 206 (10.57%) Linux
3 106 (5.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 101 (5.18%) UNIX
5 70 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (2.31%) Android
7 44 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 43 (2.21%) Apple iOS
9 30 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (1.23%) Solaris
11 23 (1.18%) AIX
12 15 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
13 11 (0.56%) Windows 2000
14 9 (0.46%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.41%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.31%) CentOS
16 6 (0.31%) Debian
17 5 (0.26%) zOS
18 4 (0.21%) HPUX
18 4 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 559 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
2 339 (17.39%) Project Management
3 274 (14.06%) SOA
4 249 (12.78%) Scrum
5 211 (10.83%) CRM
6 193 (9.90%) Migration
7 191 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
8 170 (8.72%) Mentoring
9 168 (8.62%) ITIL
10 166 (8.52%) Data Modelling
11 162 (8.31%) Enterprise Architecture
12 157 (8.06%) MVC
13 154 (7.90%) TDD
14 145 (7.44%) Software Engineering
15 139 (7.13%) E-Commerce
16 130 (6.67%) UML
17 125 (6.41%) TOGAF
18 124 (6.36%) PRINCE2
19 114 (5.85%) ETL
20 111 (5.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 422 (21.65%) Java
2 364 (18.68%) SQL
3 265 (13.60%) JavaScript
4 251 (12.88%) C#
5 111 (5.70%) PHP
6 63 (3.23%) C
7 54 (2.77%) T-SQL
8 52 (2.67%) C++
9 51 (2.62%) Python
10 45 (2.31%) Perl
11 43 (2.21%) R
12 41 (2.10%) PowerShell
13 20 (1.03%) PL/SQL
13 20 (1.03%) Ruby
14 17 (0.87%) Shell Script
15 14 (0.72%) XPath
16 13 (0.67%) VB.NET
17 10 (0.51%) ABAP
17 10 (0.51%) VB
17 10 (0.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 322 (16.52%) Degree
2 118 (6.05%) Security Cleared
3 98 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 80 (4.10%) SC Cleared
5 75 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
6 62 (3.18%) DV Cleared
7 53 (2.72%) PMP
7 53 (2.72%) PMI Certification
8 47 (2.41%) MCSE
9 42 (2.15%) CCNP
10 32 (1.64%) CCNA
11 29 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
12 24 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 20 (1.03%) MCTS
14 19 (0.97%) MCSA
15 15 (0.77%) ISEB
16 13 (0.67%) MCITP
17 10 (0.51%) MBA
17 10 (0.51%) MCSD
18 9 (0.46%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (6.77%) QA
2 36 (1.85%) SLA
3 35 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (1.74%) Solvency II
5 16 (0.82%) CRD IV
5 16 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.56%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.46%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.36%) ISO 9000
8 7 (0.36%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.31%) COREP
9 6 (0.31%) FINREP
10 4 (0.21%) COBIT
11 2 (0.10%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 189 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 135 (6.93%) Active Directory
3 67 (3.44%) Hyper-V
4 41 (2.10%) XenApp
5 31 (1.59%) vSphere
6 25 (1.28%) VMware ESX
7 23 (1.18%) Terminal Services
8 19 (0.97%) XenDesktop
9 18 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
10 15 (0.77%) Apache Flume
11 13 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.31%) NFS
13 4 (0.21%) HDFS
13 4 (0.21%) vCloud
13 4 (0.21%) XenServer
14 2 (0.10%) UAG
Systems Management
1 46 (2.36%) SCCM
2 44 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (1.64%) Puppet
4 19 (0.97%) Hyperic
5 16 (0.82%) HP UCMDB
5 16 (0.82%) SCOM
5 16 (0.82%) Backup Exec
6 14 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
7 11 (0.56%) Nagios
8 10 (0.51%) Data Guard
9 7 (0.36%) FortiGate
9 7 (0.36%) SCOrch
9 7 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (0.31%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 6 (0.31%) logstash
11 5 (0.26%) Icinga
11 5 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.26%) Legato
Vendors
1 461 (23.65%) Microsoft
2 351 (18.01%) Oracle
3 251 (12.88%) VMware
4 177 (9.08%) Cisco
5 128 (6.57%) Citrix
6 116 (5.95%) SAP
7 112 (5.75%) HP
8 96 (4.93%) IBM
9 91 (4.67%) NetApp
10 57 (2.92%) Juniper
11 51 (2.62%) Informatica
11 51 (2.62%) EMC
12 49 (2.51%) CommVault
13 45 (2.31%) Red Hat
14 44 (2.26%) Dell
14 44 (2.26%) Tableau
15 43 (2.21%) Adobe
16 40 (2.05%) Cognos
17 32 (1.64%) TIBCO
18 31 (1.59%) SolarWinds
UK
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + car, good pension, benefits and bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 + package and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive subject to experience
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary with excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £95k plus Car Allowance, Health Care and Pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £85k plus Car Allowance, Health care and pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + car, pension, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford and Worcester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension,Life Cover, Private Medica
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £62000 - £68000 per annum + full bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Benefits, Onsite Gym
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Proteus Europe
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago