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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 342 279 280
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +1
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 869 1050 1111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.99% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.24% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 659 809 920
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £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
93904 84659 90979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.68% 79.59% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74903 69182 77129
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -79 778 £60,000 - 85
London -44 392 £68,250 -2.50% 44
City of London -42 127 £75,000 +15.38% 15
South East -121 124 £50,000 -12.28% 17
Yorkshire -41 77 £50,000 +14.94% 1
West Yorkshire -27 67 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Leeds -14 65 £50,000 +19.76% 1
South West +23 57 £48,750 +14.70% 1
East of England +5 55 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Berkshire -2 50 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Surrey -57 38 £47,500 -5.00% 3
West Midlands -20 31 £55,000 - 3
Bedfordshire +10 30 £45,000 -21.73% 4
Reading -7 29 £47,000 +4.44% 3
Scotland -11 26 £45,000 -25.00% 5
North West -36 24 £52,500 +16.66% 8
Wiltshire +5 22 £46,250 -7.50%
Luton +12 20 £35,000 -39.13% 4
Buckinghamshire -9 20 £50,000 -12.28%
Birmingham -14 16 £55,000 - 2
East Midlands -16 15 £36,500 -18.88% 2
Glasgow +5 14 £40,000 -33.33% 3
Chippenham -10 13 £45,000 -10.00%
Egham -21 13 - -
Hampshire -74 13 £20,000 -68.00% 1
Gloucestershire +7 12 £31,000 -11.42%
Manchester -19 12 £68,000 +51.11% 6
Hertfordshire -9 11 £50,000 -
Somerset -11 11 £55,000 +29.41%
Milton Keynes -13 10 £61,250 +45.83%

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 530 (26.78%) Java
2 462 (23.35%) Finance
3 454 (22.94%) Microsoft
4 451 (22.79%) Project Management
5 384 (19.40%) SQL
6 362 (18.29%) Oracle
7 356 (17.99%) .NET
8 351 (17.74%) SQL Server
9 323 (16.32%) Degree
10 317 (16.02%) SOA
11 276 (13.95%) C#
12 273 (13.79%) Windows
13 263 (13.29%) Web Services
14 260 (13.14%) Agile Software Development
15 241 (12.18%) JavaScript
16 230 (11.62%) Scrum
17 227 (11.47%) Banking
18 223 (11.27%) XML
19 208 (10.51%) VMware
20 200 (10.11%) HTML
21 194 (9.80%) Software Engineering
22 191 (9.65%) E-Commerce
23 186 (9.40%) QA
24 185 (9.35%) Linux
25 183 (9.25%) ASP.NET
26 175 (8.84%) Enterprise Architecture
27 174 (8.79%) TDD
28 168 (8.49%) CSS
29 164 (8.29%) Enterprise Software
30 163 (8.24%) CRM

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 134 (6.77%) SharePoint
2 101 (5.10%) MS Exchange
3 82 (4.14%) Tomcat
4 78 (3.94%) CMS
5 76 (3.84%) WebLogic
6 72 (3.64%) Adobe CQ
7 70 (3.54%) WebSphere
8 68 (3.44%) Apache
9 66 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2010
10 57 (2.88%) Office Communications Server
10 57 (2.88%) IIS
11 52 (2.63%) Lync
12 47 (2.37%) NetWeaver
13 44 (2.22%) MQSeries
14 41 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
14 41 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
15 38 (1.92%) SAS
16 37 (1.87%) WebLogic Portal
17 36 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
18 32 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 158 (7.98%) MS Excel
2 43 (2.17%) MS Office
3 14 (0.71%) MS Project
4 13 (0.66%) SPSS
5 12 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.15%) FastStats
8 2 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.10%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.051%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 43 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
3 32 (1.62%) SAP SCM
4 27 (1.36%) Oracle ERP
5 26 (1.31%) Oracle Applications
5 26 (1.31%) Oracle EBS R12
6 19 (0.96%) SAP CRM
7 14 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
8 11 (0.56%) Magento
8 11 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
9 10 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 8 (0.40%) SAP Bank Analyzer
10 8 (0.40%) SAP MDM
10 8 (0.40%) SAP IS-U
10 8 (0.40%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 7 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
12 6 (0.30%) Misys Equation
12 6 (0.30%) FLEXCUBE
12 6 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
12 6 (0.30%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 89 (4.50%) Cloud Computing
2 62 (3.13%) SaaS
3 52 (2.63%) Office 365
4 51 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
5 41 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (1.01%) Taleo
7 13 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
9 9 (0.45%) IaaS
10 7 (0.35%) GitHub
10 7 (0.35%) Force.com
10 7 (0.35%) PaaS
11 4 (0.20%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.051%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.051%) LucidChart
12 1 (0.051%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 130 (6.57%) SAN
2 105 (5.31%) Internet
3 63 (3.18%) NAS
4 57 (2.88%) HTTP
5 47 (2.37%) LAN
5 47 (2.37%) Unified Communications
6 44 (2.22%) WAN
7 38 (1.92%) AMQP
8 36 (1.82%) Firewall
9 30 (1.52%) Intranet
10 19 (0.96%) VPN
10 19 (0.96%) DNS
11 16 (0.81%) SSL
12 15 (0.76%) TCP/IP
12 15 (0.76%) FTP
13 13 (0.66%) LDAP
14 12 (0.61%) Wireless
15 11 (0.56%) Network Security
15 11 (0.56%) Broadband
15 11 (0.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 351 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 141 (7.12%) Relational Database
3 106 (5.36%) MySQL
4 102 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
5 101 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 80 (4.04%) Oracle Database
7 67 (3.39%) RDBMS
8 64 (3.23%) Big Data
9 62 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
10 60 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 59 (2.98%) NoSQL
12 53 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
13 33 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 29 (1.47%) MongoDB
15 28 (1.41%) Hadoop
15 28 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
16 27 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
17 26 (1.31%) QlikView
18 25 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 25 (1.26%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 72 (3.64%) Visual Studio
2 67 (3.39%) Subversion
3 57 (2.88%) Git (software)
4 41 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 39 (1.97%) JUnit
6 26 (1.31%) Maven
6 26 (1.31%) Selenium
7 24 (1.21%) Jenkins
8 23 (1.16%) Toad
9 22 (1.11%) Cucumber
10 21 (1.06%) Ant
11 19 (0.96%) NUnit
12 18 (0.91%) TeamCity
13 16 (0.81%) JIRA
13 16 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
14 15 (0.76%) SpecFlow
15 14 (0.71%) Eclipse
16 10 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 8 (0.40%) ReSharper
17 8 (0.40%) Fiddler
General
1 462 (23.35%) Finance
2 227 (11.47%) Banking
3 155 (7.83%) Telecoms
4 119 (6.01%) Retail
5 115 (5.81%) Investment Banking
6 94 (4.75%) Marketing
7 47 (2.37%) Back Office
8 43 (2.17%) Legal
9 42 (2.12%) Advertising
10 39 (1.97%) Manufacturing
10 39 (1.97%) Front Office
11 29 (1.47%) Billing
12 23 (1.16%) Games
12 23 (1.16%) Retail Banking
13 22 (1.11%) Law
14 17 (0.86%) Publishing
15 16 (0.81%) Local Government
16 15 (0.76%) German Language
17 11 (0.56%) French Language
17 11 (0.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 864 (43.66%) Architect
2 399 (20.16%) Developer
3 351 (17.74%) Solutions Architect
4 289 (14.60%) Consultant
5 273 (13.79%) Technical Architect
6 154 (7.78%) Senior Developer
7 102 (5.15%) Java Developer
8 92 (4.65%) Senior Architect
9 84 (4.24%) Analyst
10 73 (3.69%) .NET Developer
11 72 (3.64%) SAP Architect
12 64 (3.23%) Lead Developer
13 63 (3.18%) Business Analyst
14 54 (2.73%) Oracle Architect
15 53 (2.68%) C# Developer
16 48 (2.43%) Team Leader
16 48 (2.43%) Senior Java Developer
17 47 (2.37%) Enterprise Architect
18 46 (2.32%) Technical Manager
19 43 (2.17%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 356 (17.99%) .NET
2 263 (13.29%) Web Services
3 223 (11.27%) XML
4 200 (10.11%) HTML
5 183 (9.25%) ASP.NET
6 168 (8.49%) CSS
7 147 (7.43%) Middleware
8 142 (7.18%) J2EE
9 138 (6.97%) jQuery
10 128 (6.47%) .NET Framework
11 119 (6.01%) WCF
12 112 (5.66%) SOAP
13 104 (5.26%) Spring
14 89 (4.50%) HTML5
14 89 (4.50%) REST
15 87 (4.40%) Ajax
16 85 (4.30%) Java EE
17 64 (3.23%) JSON
18 61 (3.08%) ActiveMQ
18 61 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 164 (8.29%) Enterprise Software
2 125 (6.32%) Open Source
3 95 (4.80%) Management Information System
4 84 (4.24%) Clustering
5 54 (2.73%) Computer Science
6 52 (2.63%) N-Tier
7 38 (1.92%) Mobile App
8 34 (1.72%) Symmetrix
9 33 (1.67%) Client/Server
9 33 (1.67%) RIA
10 30 (1.52%) Data Integration
11 27 (1.36%) RMADS
12 25 (1.26%) Mathematics
13 23 (1.16%) Replication
13 23 (1.16%) CESG
13 23 (1.16%) Derivative
14 21 (1.06%) Data Conversion
15 19 (0.96%) CESG CLAS
16 18 (0.91%) iPhone
17 17 (0.86%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 273 (13.79%) Windows
2 185 (9.35%) Linux
3 106 (5.36%) UNIX
4 73 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 61 (3.08%) Android
6 55 (2.78%) Solaris
7 53 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 47 (2.37%) Apple iOS
9 27 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (1.16%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.40%) AIX
12 7 (0.35%) Debian
13 6 (0.30%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
14 5 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.15%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.15%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.15%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.051%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (22.79%) Project Management
2 317 (16.02%) SOA
3 260 (13.14%) Agile Software Development
4 230 (11.62%) Scrum
5 194 (9.80%) Software Engineering
6 191 (9.65%) E-Commerce
7 175 (8.84%) Enterprise Architecture
8 174 (8.79%) TDD
9 163 (8.24%) CRM
10 152 (7.68%) TOGAF
11 148 (7.48%) UML
12 145 (7.33%) ITIL
13 144 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
14 137 (6.92%) MVC
15 123 (6.22%) Migration
16 120 (6.06%) OO
17 119 (6.01%) Business Analysis
18 114 (5.76%) Risk Management
19 111 (5.61%) Waterfall
20 108 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 530 (26.78%) Java
2 384 (19.40%) SQL
3 276 (13.95%) C#
4 241 (12.18%) JavaScript
5 105 (5.31%) PHP
6 101 (5.10%) C++
7 82 (4.14%) Ruby
8 76 (3.84%) C
9 72 (3.64%) T-SQL
10 63 (3.18%) Python
11 49 (2.48%) Perl
12 42 (2.12%) PL/SQL
13 25 (1.26%) Scala
14 21 (1.06%) Shell Script
15 18 (0.91%) VB
16 17 (0.86%) VB.NET
16 17 (0.86%) ABAP
16 17 (0.86%) Objective-C
17 15 (0.76%) R
18 13 (0.66%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 323 (16.32%) Degree
2 82 (4.14%) Security Cleared
2 82 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 59 (2.98%) MCSE
4 57 (2.88%) SC Cleared
5 53 (2.68%) MCTS
6 52 (2.63%) MCITP
7 39 (1.97%) MCSA
8 36 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
8 36 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 32 (1.62%) CISSP
10 26 (1.31%) PMP
10 26 (1.31%) PMI Certification
11 22 (1.11%) DV Cleared
12 16 (0.81%) CCIE
13 15 (0.76%) MBA
13 15 (0.76%) NCDA
14 13 (0.66%) CCNP
15 11 (0.56%) CISM
15 11 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (9.40%) QA
2 42 (2.12%) COBIT
3 30 (1.52%) SLA
4 21 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (1.01%) Data Quality
6 17 (0.86%) Solvency II
7 14 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.40%) CRD IV
9 7 (0.35%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.35%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.30%) IAS 39
10 6 (0.30%) Basel II
11 4 (0.20%) ISO 8583
11 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 3 (0.15%) WCAG
12 3 (0.15%) HL7
13 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 162 (8.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 131 (6.62%) Active Directory
3 70 (3.54%) Hyper-V
4 52 (2.63%) XenApp
5 38 (1.92%) XenServer
6 29 (1.47%) vSphere
7 20 (1.01%) XenDesktop
8 19 (0.96%) Xen
8 19 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
9 14 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
10 13 (0.66%) Apache Flume
11 11 (0.56%) VMware ESX
12 8 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
13 6 (0.30%) HDFS
14 5 (0.25%) RHEV
15 4 (0.20%) UAG
15 4 (0.20%) VirtualBox
15 4 (0.20%) PowerHA
16 3 (0.15%) Docker
16 3 (0.15%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 35 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (1.16%) Puppet
3 21 (1.06%) Backup Exec
4 16 (0.81%) SCCM
5 15 (0.76%) SCOM
6 13 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
7 12 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 12 (0.61%) NetBackup
8 11 (0.56%) MOM
9 10 (0.51%) WSUS
9 10 (0.51%) OpenSSO
10 9 (0.45%) Nagios
11 7 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 7 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.30%) Data Guard
12 6 (0.30%) Control-M
13 5 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 5 (0.25%) CA SiteMinder
14 4 (0.20%) HP UCMDB
15 3 (0.15%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 454 (22.94%) Microsoft
2 362 (18.29%) Oracle
3 208 (10.51%) VMware
4 150 (7.58%) SAP
5 98 (4.95%) Citrix
6 94 (4.75%) Adobe
7 83 (4.19%) Cisco
8 78 (3.94%) NetApp
9 66 (3.34%) EMC
10 63 (3.18%) IBM
11 56 (2.83%) TIBCO
12 53 (2.68%) HP
13 47 (2.37%) Google
14 46 (2.32%) JBoss
15 42 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
15 42 (2.12%) hybris
16 41 (2.07%) Business Objects
17 40 (2.02%) Informatica
17 40 (2.02%) F5
18 33 (1.67%) CommVault
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum Based On Experience + Package
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Creation Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + car + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Kent Police
Salary: allowances
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Talent International
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail - AMS
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £80000.00 - £95000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 2 days ago