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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 308 268 279
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +11
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 1026 1172 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.95% 1.05% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.27% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 797 882 805
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%

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
89386 92046 87078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.07% 82.22% 80.01%
Number of salaries quoted 72431 73738 71774
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -26 953 £62,500 +5.04% 119
London -41 419 £70,000 +7.69% 58
South East +25 219 £60,000 +9.09% 22
North West +50 87 £50,000 -25.92% 13
South West +7 73 £50,000 - 10
City of London -65 72 £75,000 +5.63% 13
Yorkshire -2 69 £55,000 +37.50% 8
Surrey +6 63 £52,500 +3.44% 2
Berkshire +13 53 £70,000 +55.55% 3
West Yorkshire -7 49 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Manchester +39 45 £49,000 -6.66% 5
Hampshire +34 44 £60,000 -2.04% 4
Oxfordshire +31 37 £45,000 -34.78% 3
Leeds -7 35 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Reading +7 32 £70,000 +55.55% 1
West Midlands -51 31 £60,000 +14.28% 3
East of England -44 26 £56,250 +12.50% 1
Bournemouth -6 21 £43,750 -35.18% 1
Dorset -7 21 £43,750 -25.53% 1
Birmingham -21 21 £60,000 +9.09%
Scotland +25 20 £55,000 - 1
Oxford +21 20 £75,000 +8.69% 2
Cumbria - 20 £62,500 - 1
East Midlands +18 19 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Guildford +18 19 £52,500 -12.50%
Bristol +2 18 £100,000 +81.81% 4
Wales 0 18 £47,500 -20.83%
South Wales +2 17 £47,500 -20.83%
Andover - 17 £65,000 -
Wiltshire +10 16 £47,500 -3.06% 4

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 591 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
2 487 (24.95%) Microsoft
3 485 (24.85%) Finance
4 426 (21.82%) Java
5 377 (19.31%) SQL
6 374 (19.16%) Windows
7 369 (18.90%) SQL Server
8 363 (18.60%) .NET
9 342 (17.52%) Project Management
10 332 (17.01%) Degree
11 331 (16.96%) Oracle
12 283 (14.50%) SOA
13 277 (14.19%) C#
14 273 (13.99%) JavaScript
15 262 (13.42%) Scrum
16 261 (13.37%) VMware
17 209 (10.71%) CRM
18 207 (10.60%) HTML
19 204 (10.45%) MS Excel
20 198 (10.14%) Web Services
20 198 (10.14%) Mentoring
21 197 (10.09%) Linux
22 184 (9.43%) Banking
23 183 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
23 183 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
23 183 (9.38%) ITIL
24 180 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
25 175 (8.97%) CSS
25 175 (8.97%) Cisco
26 164 (8.40%) Data Modelling

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 143 (7.33%) SharePoint
2 56 (2.87%) MS Exchange
3 51 (2.61%) WebSphere
4 46 (2.36%) WebLogic
5 45 (2.31%) SAS
6 44 (2.25%) IIS
6 44 (2.25%) Lync
7 43 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 32 (1.64%) Apache
9 29 (1.49%) CMS
10 28 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
10 28 (1.43%) JBoss
10 28 (1.43%) MQSeries
10 28 (1.43%) OpenStack
10 28 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
11 27 (1.38%) Node.js
12 26 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
12 26 (1.33%) Tomcat
13 25 (1.28%) Office Communications Server
14 24 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 204 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 53 (2.72%) MS Office
3 27 (1.38%) PowerPivot
4 25 (1.28%) SPSS
5 12 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.41%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.26%) MS Project
7 5 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.20%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.051%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.051%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 71 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (2.36%) Oracle EBS
3 24 (1.23%) SAP SCM
4 14 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
5 12 (0.61%) Oracle Retail
6 8 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
6 8 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.36%) Agresso
8 6 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.26%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 5 (0.26%) Magento
10 4 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.15%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.15%) RMDS
11 3 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
11 3 (0.15%) Oracle TCA
12 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
12 2 (0.10%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 96 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (2.31%) SaaS
3 39 (2.00%) Office 365
4 35 (1.79%) IaaS
5 34 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (1.18%) PaaS
7 14 (0.72%) Terremark
8 13 (0.67%) Google Apps
9 12 (0.61%) GitHub
10 6 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.26%) Force.com
12 3 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.10%) Trello
13 2 (0.10%) IBM SmartCloud
13 2 (0.10%) Basecamp
13 2 (0.10%) Route 53
13 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.10%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 162 (8.30%) Firewall
2 123 (6.30%) SAN
3 111 (5.69%) Internet
4 62 (3.18%) WAN
5 50 (2.56%) Network Security
6 48 (2.46%) VPN
7 38 (1.95%) SSL
8 37 (1.90%) Wireless
9 33 (1.69%) NAS
10 31 (1.59%) HTTP
11 30 (1.54%) Unified Communications
12 29 (1.49%) TCP/IP
13 28 (1.43%) DNS
13 28 (1.43%) MPLS
14 27 (1.38%) LAN
15 24 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
16 22 (1.13%) Broadband
16 22 (1.13%) FTP
17 20 (1.02%) VoIP
18 19 (0.97%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 369 (18.90%) SQL Server
2 132 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
3 94 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 87 (4.46%) Relational Database
5 74 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 65 (3.33%) Big Data
7 64 (3.28%) MySQL
8 61 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 58 (2.97%) RDBMS
10 51 (2.61%) Hadoop
11 50 (2.56%) Oracle Database
12 45 (2.31%) NoSQL
13 44 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
14 42 (2.15%) DB2
15 40 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
16 34 (1.74%) QlikView
17 33 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
18 28 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
19 27 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 27 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 62 (3.18%) Visual Studio
2 58 (2.97%) Git (software)
3 41 (2.10%) Subversion
4 39 (2.00%) NUnit
5 38 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (1.79%) JIRA
7 29 (1.49%) Ant
8 25 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
9 23 (1.18%) TeamCity
9 23 (1.18%) Moq
9 23 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
10 22 (1.13%) ReSharper
11 21 (1.08%) Maven
12 19 (0.97%) Fiddler
12 19 (0.97%) PostSharp
12 19 (0.97%) Robot Framework
13 16 (0.82%) Selenium
13 16 (0.82%) JUnit
13 16 (0.82%) Eclipse
14 15 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
General
1 485 (24.85%) Finance
2 184 (9.43%) Banking
3 162 (8.30%) Retail
4 128 (6.56%) Telecoms
5 77 (3.94%) Marketing
6 67 (3.43%) Investment Banking
7 60 (3.07%) Back Office
8 55 (2.82%) Manufacturing
9 46 (2.36%) Retail Banking
10 32 (1.64%) Advertising
11 30 (1.54%) Front Office
12 20 (1.02%) Financial Institution
12 20 (1.02%) Billing
13 17 (0.87%) Local Government
13 17 (0.87%) Legal
14 14 (0.72%) Publishing
15 13 (0.67%) Electronics
16 10 (0.51%) Games
17 7 (0.36%) Law
17 7 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 863 (44.21%) Architect
2 314 (16.09%) Developer
3 299 (15.32%) Technical Architect
4 273 (13.99%) Solutions Architect
5 231 (11.83%) Consultant
6 112 (5.74%) Analyst
7 87 (4.46%) Infrastructure Architect
8 83 (4.25%) Senior Developer
9 67 (3.43%) Senior Architect
10 66 (3.38%) Data Architect
11 65 (3.33%) .NET Developer
12 57 (2.92%) Development Manager
13 55 (2.82%) Java Developer
14 54 (2.77%) Business Analyst
15 47 (2.41%) Project Manager
16 45 (2.31%) Systems Architect
17 44 (2.25%) Senior Consultant
18 42 (2.15%) Enterprise Architect
19 41 (2.10%) Technical Consultant
20 39 (2.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 363 (18.60%) .NET
2 207 (10.60%) HTML
3 198 (10.14%) Web Services
4 175 (8.97%) CSS
5 156 (7.99%) XML
6 137 (7.02%) Middleware
7 133 (6.81%) ASP.NET
8 125 (6.40%) jQuery
9 119 (6.10%) J2EE
10 100 (5.12%) Spring
11 83 (4.25%) HTML5
12 78 (4.00%) .NET Framework
13 75 (3.84%) REST
13 75 (3.84%) AngularJS
14 73 (3.74%) SOAP
15 70 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC
16 65 (3.33%) WCF
17 61 (3.13%) Ajax
18 47 (2.41%) CSS3
19 46 (2.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 164 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (5.79%) Management Information System
3 112 (5.74%) Enterprise Software
4 79 (4.05%) Computer Science
5 75 (3.84%) Clustering
6 66 (3.38%) Data Integration
7 65 (3.33%) Open Source
8 64 (3.28%) User Experience
9 40 (2.05%) Client/Server
10 39 (2.00%) Mobile App
11 35 (1.79%) Replication
12 31 (1.59%) CMDB
13 27 (1.38%) Derivative
13 27 (1.38%) N-Tier
14 23 (1.18%) GIS
14 23 (1.18%) Mathematics
15 20 (1.02%) Visualisation
16 19 (0.97%) Data Structures
17 18 (0.92%) Social Media
17 18 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 374 (19.16%) Windows
2 197 (10.09%) Linux
3 113 (5.79%) UNIX
4 96 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (2.77%) Android
7 49 (2.51%) Apple iOS
8 48 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 33 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (1.43%) AIX
11 26 (1.33%) Solaris
12 11 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
13 10 (0.51%) CentOS
13 10 (0.51%) Windows 2000
13 10 (0.51%) Windows 7
14 7 (0.36%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.36%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.31%) HPUX
15 6 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
2 342 (17.52%) Project Management
3 283 (14.50%) SOA
4 262 (13.42%) Scrum
5 209 (10.71%) CRM
6 198 (10.14%) Mentoring
7 183 (9.38%) ITIL
7 183 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
8 180 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
9 164 (8.40%) Data Modelling
10 163 (8.35%) Migration
10 163 (8.35%) MVC
11 161 (8.25%) Software Engineering
12 151 (7.74%) TDD
13 133 (6.81%) UML
14 124 (6.35%) E-Commerce
15 121 (6.20%) TOGAF
16 115 (5.89%) Waterfall
17 110 (5.64%) Business Analysis
18 109 (5.58%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 426 (21.82%) Java
2 377 (19.31%) SQL
3 277 (14.19%) C#
4 273 (13.99%) JavaScript
5 98 (5.02%) PHP
6 75 (3.84%) T-SQL
7 66 (3.38%) C
8 64 (3.28%) C++
9 45 (2.31%) Python
10 41 (2.10%) R
11 37 (1.90%) PowerShell
12 34 (1.74%) Perl
13 25 (1.28%) Shell Script
14 24 (1.23%) XPath
15 23 (1.18%) PL/SQL
16 20 (1.02%) Ruby
17 10 (0.51%) Objective-C
18 9 (0.46%) VB
18 9 (0.46%) VB.NET
18 9 (0.46%) Scala
Qualifications
1 332 (17.01%) Degree
2 133 (6.81%) Security Cleared
3 104 (5.33%) SC Cleared
4 103 (5.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 81 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
6 59 (3.02%) DV Cleared
7 57 (2.92%) MCSE
8 42 (2.15%) PMI Certification
9 40 (2.05%) CCNP
10 39 (2.00%) PMP
11 37 (1.90%) CCNA
12 28 (1.43%) MCSA
12 28 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 21 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
14 19 (0.97%) MCTS
15 16 (0.82%) MCITP
16 15 (0.77%) ISEB
17 14 (0.72%) MBA
18 13 (0.67%) LPIC
19 12 (0.61%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (7.12%) QA
2 42 (2.15%) SLA
3 38 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (1.38%) Solvency II
5 14 (0.72%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.61%) CRD IV
6 12 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.46%) COBIT
8 7 (0.36%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.31%) COREP
9 6 (0.31%) FINREP
9 6 (0.31%) ISO 9000
10 4 (0.20%) FATCA
11 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.10%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.051%) GPG13
System Software
1 183 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 136 (6.97%) Active Directory
3 73 (3.74%) Hyper-V
4 41 (2.10%) XenApp
5 36 (1.84%) vSphere
6 27 (1.38%) VMware ESX
7 22 (1.13%) Terminal Services
8 18 (0.92%) XenDesktop
9 16 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
11 9 (0.46%) XenServer
12 6 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.31%) Apache Flume
13 5 (0.26%) HDFS
14 4 (0.20%) NFS
15 2 (0.10%) UAG
15 2 (0.10%) vCloud
16 1 (0.051%) KVM
Systems Management
1 44 (2.25%) SCCM
2 36 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (1.74%) Puppet
4 13 (0.67%) HP UCMDB
4 13 (0.67%) SCOM
5 12 (0.61%) Hyperic
6 11 (0.56%) Nagios
7 10 (0.51%) Data Guard
8 9 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 8 (0.41%) Backup Exec
10 7 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
10 7 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (0.36%) SCOrch
11 6 (0.31%) Tivoli
11 6 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (0.31%) logstash
12 5 (0.26%) Icinga
12 5 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
12 5 (0.26%) Legato
12 5 (0.26%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 487 (24.95%) Microsoft
2 331 (16.96%) Oracle
3 261 (13.37%) VMware
4 175 (8.97%) Cisco
5 131 (6.71%) Citrix
6 128 (6.56%) SAP
7 121 (6.20%) HP
8 117 (5.99%) IBM
9 92 (4.71%) NetApp
10 63 (3.23%) EMC
11 55 (2.82%) Tableau
12 52 (2.66%) Juniper
13 49 (2.51%) CommVault
14 48 (2.46%) Dell
15 45 (2.31%) Informatica
16 40 (2.05%) Adobe
17 39 (2.00%) TIBCO
18 34 (1.74%) Red Hat
18 34 (1.74%) Pega
19 31 (1.59%) Cognos
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Craigavon, County Armagh
HiberniaEvros Technology Group
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits Unrivalled bonus package
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 12K Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etrali UK Limited
Salary: £competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum + uncapped bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Homes and Communities Agency
Salary: From £62,746 to £83,661 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 65000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + car + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £63000.00 per annum + 26% pension
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k-£60k +performance bonus + pension + healthcare and more.
Posted: 2 days ago