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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 340 275 287
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +12
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 875 1070 1104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 1.00% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.24% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 662 835 917
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -5.45%

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
93494 86460 92834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.95% 81.20% 79.04%
Number of salaries quoted 74681 71102 78432
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 2014 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 23 September 2014. 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 -72 790 £60,000 - 92
London -50 401 £67,500 - 33
City of London -40 127 £72,500 +5.45% 11
South East -104 126 £50,000 -12.28% 17
Yorkshire -59 66 £50,000 +14.94% 7
West Yorkshire -29 60 £50,000 +25.00% 6
South West +1 58 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Leeds -35 56 £50,000 +14.94% 5
East of England -8 54 £57,500 +9.52% 9
Berkshire +9 50 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Surrey -52 40 £47,500 -5.00% 3
North West -26 33 £50,750 +12.77% 6
West Midlands -27 29 £62,500 +13.63% 7
Reading -11 28 £41,250 -8.33% 3
Bedfordshire -11 25 £48,500 -13.77% 2
Wiltshire +4 24 £47,500 -17.39%
Scotland -2 24 £52,000 -13.33% 5
East Midlands -7 23 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Luton +5 16 £62,500 +8.69% 1
Manchester -8 16 £56,000 +24.44% 4
Egham -17 16 - -
Gloucestershire +6 15 £31,500 -10.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -11 15 £61,250 +7.45%
Chippenham -10 14 £45,000 -25.00%
Glasgow -5 13 £68,250 +36.50% 3
Hertfordshire -8 12 £100,000 +185.71% 3
Birmingham -28 12 £65,000 +18.18% 3
Somerset -8 11 £57,500 +35.29%
Hampshire -63 11 £39,626 -36.59% 3
Bath - 11 £57,500 -

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 598 (30.64%) Agile Software Development
2 535 (27.41%) Java
3 452 (23.16%) Microsoft
4 448 (22.95%) Project Management
5 443 (22.69%) Finance
6 377 (19.31%) SQL
7 375 (19.21%) .NET
8 350 (17.93%) Oracle
9 337 (17.26%) SQL Server
10 325 (16.65%) Degree
11 320 (16.39%) SOA
12 278 (14.24%) C#
13 276 (14.14%) Windows
14 263 (13.47%) Web Services
15 238 (12.19%) JavaScript
16 228 (11.68%) Scrum
17 213 (10.91%) XML
18 208 (10.66%) E-Commerce
19 206 (10.55%) VMware
20 205 (10.50%) Banking
21 193 (9.89%) QA
21 193 (9.89%) HTML
22 185 (9.48%) ASP.NET
23 184 (9.43%) Mentoring
24 178 (9.12%) Software Engineering
25 175 (8.97%) TDD
26 172 (8.81%) CSS
27 171 (8.76%) Enterprise Architecture
28 167 (8.56%) Linux
29 160 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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
1 139 (7.12%) SharePoint
2 97 (4.97%) MS Exchange
3 78 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 77 (3.94%) Tomcat
5 75 (3.84%) CMS
6 71 (3.64%) WebSphere
7 68 (3.48%) Adobe CQ
8 65 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 61 (3.13%) Apache
10 58 (2.97%) IIS
10 58 (2.97%) Office Communications Server
11 45 (2.31%) Lync
12 43 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
12 43 (2.20%) MQSeries
13 42 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
14 39 (2.00%) NetWeaver
15 36 (1.84%) WebLogic Portal
15 36 (1.84%) SAS
16 32 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
17 29 (1.49%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 149 (7.63%) MS Excel
2 50 (2.56%) MS Office
3 17 (0.87%) MS Project
4 12 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.41%) SPSS
6 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.15%) FastStats
7 3 (0.15%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.10%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.051%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 41 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
3 29 (1.49%) SAP SCM
4 27 (1.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 26 (1.33%) Oracle ERP
6 23 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
7 13 (0.67%) SAP CRM
7 13 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 13 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
7 13 (0.67%) Magento
8 11 (0.56%) SAP IS-U
9 10 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
10 8 (0.41%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 8 (0.41%) SAP Bank Analyzer
10 8 (0.41%) SAP MDM
11 7 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
12 6 (0.31%) Temenos T24
12 6 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
13 4 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
13 4 (0.20%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 85 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 65 (3.33%) SaaS
3 52 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 51 (2.61%) Office 365
5 45 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (1.02%) Taleo
7 13 (0.67%) IaaS
8 10 (0.51%) PaaS
9 8 (0.41%) Force.com
9 8 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
10 7 (0.36%) GitHub
11 6 (0.31%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.051%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.051%) LucidChart
12 1 (0.051%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 136 (6.97%) SAN
2 119 (6.10%) Internet
3 64 (3.28%) NAS
4 54 (2.77%) HTTP
5 53 (2.72%) LAN
6 51 (2.61%) Firewall
7 47 (2.41%) WAN
8 45 (2.31%) Unified Communications
9 39 (2.00%) AMQP
10 28 (1.43%) Intranet
11 22 (1.13%) VPN
12 21 (1.08%) DNS
13 16 (0.82%) TCP/IP
13 16 (0.82%) Wireless
14 15 (0.77%) Network Security
15 14 (0.72%) SSL
15 14 (0.72%) Broadband
16 13 (0.67%) VLAN
17 12 (0.61%) FTP
17 12 (0.61%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (17.26%) SQL Server
2 132 (6.76%) Relational Database
3 110 (5.64%) Data Warehouse
4 103 (5.28%) MySQL
5 98 (5.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 69 (3.53%) Oracle Database
7 65 (3.33%) Big Data
8 62 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 58 (2.97%) RDBMS
10 57 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
10 57 (2.92%) NoSQL
11 50 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
12 33 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 30 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
14 28 (1.43%) Hadoop
15 25 (1.28%) MongoDB
16 24 (1.23%) Oracle ODI
16 24 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 22 (1.13%) QlikView
18 21 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 65 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 61 (3.13%) Subversion
3 60 (3.07%) Git (software)
4 35 (1.79%) JUnit
5 32 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (1.43%) Selenium
7 24 (1.23%) NUnit
7 24 (1.23%) Ant
7 24 (1.23%) Jenkins
8 23 (1.18%) Maven
9 22 (1.13%) TeamCity
10 19 (0.97%) Cucumber
11 18 (0.92%) Toad
12 16 (0.82%) JIRA
12 16 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
13 14 (0.72%) Eclipse
14 13 (0.67%) ReSharper
15 12 (0.61%) SpecFlow
16 11 (0.56%) PostSharp
16 11 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 443 (22.69%) Finance
2 205 (10.50%) Banking
3 159 (8.15%) Telecoms
4 115 (5.89%) Retail
5 103 (5.28%) Marketing
6 89 (4.56%) Investment Banking
7 46 (2.36%) Advertising
8 43 (2.20%) Back Office
9 41 (2.10%) Manufacturing
10 39 (2.00%) Legal
11 34 (1.74%) Front Office
12 28 (1.43%) Billing
13 27 (1.38%) Law
14 22 (1.13%) Games
15 21 (1.08%) Local Government
16 18 (0.92%) German Language
17 14 (0.72%) French Language
17 14 (0.72%) Retail Banking
17 14 (0.72%) Publishing
18 11 (0.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 866 (44.36%) Architect
2 397 (20.34%) Developer
3 361 (18.49%) Solutions Architect
4 270 (13.83%) Technical Architect
5 240 (12.30%) Consultant
6 158 (8.09%) Senior Developer
7 98 (5.02%) Senior Architect
8 90 (4.61%) Java Developer
9 82 (4.20%) .NET Developer
10 74 (3.79%) Analyst
11 70 (3.59%) SAP Architect
12 66 (3.38%) Lead Developer
13 55 (2.82%) C# Developer
14 54 (2.77%) Enterprise Architect
14 54 (2.77%) Business Analyst
15 51 (2.61%) Oracle Architect
16 46 (2.36%) Technical Manager
17 44 (2.25%) Infrastructure Architect
18 43 (2.20%) Senior Java Developer
18 43 (2.20%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 375 (19.21%) .NET
2 263 (13.47%) Web Services
3 213 (10.91%) XML
4 193 (9.89%) HTML
5 185 (9.48%) ASP.NET
6 172 (8.81%) CSS
7 147 (7.53%) jQuery
8 145 (7.43%) J2EE
9 133 (6.81%) Middleware
10 128 (6.56%) .NET Framework
11 122 (6.25%) WCF
12 106 (5.43%) Spring
13 105 (5.38%) SOAP
14 91 (4.66%) HTML5
15 87 (4.46%) REST
16 84 (4.30%) Ajax
17 77 (3.94%) Java EE
18 65 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
19 60 (3.07%) LAMP
20 59 (3.02%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 146 (7.48%) Enterprise Software
2 126 (6.45%) Open Source
3 119 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
4 99 (5.07%) Management Information System
5 95 (4.87%) Clustering
6 81 (4.15%) User Experience
7 53 (2.72%) Computer Science
8 49 (2.51%) N-Tier
9 35 (1.79%) Client/Server
10 33 (1.69%) Symmetrix
11 32 (1.64%) RIA
11 32 (1.64%) Mobile App
12 29 (1.49%) Data Integration
13 25 (1.28%) RMADS
14 23 (1.18%) CESG
14 23 (1.18%) Derivative
15 22 (1.13%) Mathematics
16 21 (1.08%) Replication
17 20 (1.02%) CESG CLAS
17 20 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 276 (14.14%) Windows
2 167 (8.56%) Linux
3 100 (5.12%) UNIX
4 84 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (3.28%) Android
5 64 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 51 (2.61%) Solaris
7 49 (2.51%) Apple iOS
8 35 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (1.02%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.67%) AIX
11 6 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (0.31%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.20%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.20%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.15%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.10%) Debian
16 1 (0.051%) MVS
16 1 (0.051%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 598 (30.64%) Agile Software Development
2 448 (22.95%) Project Management
3 320 (16.39%) SOA
4 228 (11.68%) Scrum
5 208 (10.66%) E-Commerce
6 184 (9.43%) Mentoring
7 178 (9.12%) Software Engineering
8 175 (8.97%) TDD
9 171 (8.76%) Enterprise Architecture
10 152 (7.79%) TOGAF
10 152 (7.79%) CRM
10 152 (7.79%) UML
11 147 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
12 143 (7.33%) ITIL
12 143 (7.33%) MVC
13 137 (7.02%) Coaching
14 126 (6.45%) OO
15 113 (5.79%) Business Analysis
15 113 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
16 111 (5.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 535 (27.41%) Java
2 377 (19.31%) SQL
3 278 (14.24%) C#
4 238 (12.19%) JavaScript
5 106 (5.43%) PHP
6 94 (4.82%) C++
7 86 (4.41%) Ruby
8 73 (3.74%) T-SQL
9 71 (3.64%) Python
10 68 (3.48%) C
11 41 (2.10%) Perl
12 33 (1.69%) PL/SQL
13 25 (1.28%) Scala
14 17 (0.87%) Objective-C
15 16 (0.82%) XPath
15 16 (0.82%) VB
16 15 (0.77%) VB.NET
16 15 (0.77%) Shell Script
17 14 (0.72%) ABAP
17 14 (0.72%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 325 (16.65%) Degree
2 84 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 82 (4.20%) Security Cleared
4 60 (3.07%) MCSE
5 59 (3.02%) SC Cleared
6 52 (2.66%) MCTS
7 48 (2.46%) MCITP
8 36 (1.84%) MCSA
9 35 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
10 34 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 32 (1.64%) CISSP
12 23 (1.18%) PMI Certification
13 22 (1.13%) PMP
14 21 (1.08%) DV Cleared
15 17 (0.87%) MBA
16 14 (0.72%) CCNP
17 13 (0.67%) CCIE
17 13 (0.67%) NCDA
18 12 (0.61%) CISM
18 12 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (9.89%) QA
2 40 (2.05%) COBIT
3 32 (1.64%) SLA
4 21 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (0.92%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.51%) Solvency II
7 9 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.36%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.31%) CRD IV
10 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 4 (0.20%) ISO 8583
12 3 (0.15%) IAS 39
12 3 (0.15%) Basel II
12 3 (0.15%) WCAG
12 3 (0.15%) HL7
13 1 (0.051%) P3O
13 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 160 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 129 (6.61%) Active Directory
3 67 (3.43%) Hyper-V
4 52 (2.66%) XenApp
5 39 (2.00%) XenServer
6 32 (1.64%) vSphere
7 20 (1.02%) VMware ESX
8 19 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
9 18 (0.92%) Xen
10 17 (0.87%) XenDesktop
11 11 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
11 11 (0.56%) HDFS
12 9 (0.46%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.20%) PowerHA
13 4 (0.20%) RHEV
14 3 (0.15%) Nmap
14 3 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
15 2 (0.10%) ProxySG
15 2 (0.10%) NFS
15 2 (0.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 31 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (1.23%) Puppet
3 20 (1.02%) Backup Exec
4 14 (0.72%) SCCM
5 13 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
6 12 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 12 (0.61%) NetBackup
7 11 (0.56%) MOM
8 10 (0.51%) OpenSSO
9 8 (0.41%) SCOM
9 8 (0.41%) WSUS
9 8 (0.41%) CA SiteMinder
10 7 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (0.31%) SCOrch
11 6 (0.31%) Data Guard
11 6 (0.31%) Nagios
12 4 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (0.20%) Oozie
13 3 (0.15%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.15%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 452 (23.16%) Microsoft
2 350 (17.93%) Oracle
3 206 (10.55%) VMware
4 140 (7.17%) SAP
5 96 (4.92%) Citrix
6 86 (4.41%) Adobe
7 85 (4.35%) Cisco
8 77 (3.94%) IBM
9 76 (3.89%) NetApp
10 61 (3.13%) EMC
11 58 (2.97%) TIBCO
12 52 (2.66%) HP
12 52 (2.66%) JBoss
13 50 (2.56%) Google
14 44 (2.25%) hybris
15 42 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
16 38 (1.95%) F5
17 35 (1.79%) Business Objects
17 35 (1.79%) Informatica
18 33 (1.69%) CommVault
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London
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Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
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Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
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Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: £17,000 - £22,000
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Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Surrey
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South East
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