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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 324 294 286
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -8
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 964 1058 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 0.96% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.17% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 732 800 817
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,500 £36,700
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +4.76%

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
93682 90341 87311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.22% 81.64% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 76768 73683 73829
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -49 886 £60,000 -2.04% 99
London +3 466 £70,000 +3.32% 42
South East -63 168 £55,000 -4.34% 17
City of London -3 130 £72,500 - 11
Surrey +3 70 £50,000 +3.09% 3
East of England -36 49 £63,971 +27.94% 8
North West -6 46 £49,000 -10.90% 11
Yorkshire -76 42 £50,000 +14.94% 4
Berkshire +7 41 £61,250 +13.95% 5
South West -17 41 £55,000 -8.33% 9
West Midlands +1 37 £62,500 +13.63% 7
West Yorkshire -43 33 £50,000 +19.76% 2
East Midlands +9 28 £50,000 -13.04%
Leeds -35 26 £50,000 +14.94%
Scotland +20 25 £65,000 +44.44%
Hampshire -32 22 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Manchester -3 20 £56,000 +30.23% 4
Glasgow +21 18 £82,500 +112.90%
Reading -15 18 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Egham -21 18 - -
Cheshire -3 16 £44,000 +25.71% 5
Birmingham -27 16 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Bedfordshire -11 14 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Essex -19 14 £62,721 +39.38% 3
Guildford - 14 £51,250 - 2
Somerset +13 13 £55,000 +4.76%
Bath +7 13 £55,000 +4.76%
Wales +8 12 £45,000 +26.76%
Gloucestershire -8 12 £31,500 -21.25%
Hertfordshire -12 12 £77,500 +87.87%

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 579 (30.98%) Agile Software Development
2 512 (27.39%) Microsoft
3 457 (24.45%) Java
4 449 (24.02%) Finance
5 410 (21.94%) SQL Server
6 392 (20.97%) .NET
7 378 (20.22%) SQL
8 363 (19.42%) Project Management
9 333 (17.82%) Windows
10 330 (17.66%) Oracle
11 316 (16.91%) SOA
12 314 (16.80%) Degree
13 297 (15.89%) C#
14 256 (13.70%) Web Services
15 237 (12.68%) JavaScript
16 234 (12.52%) VMware
17 214 (11.45%) Scrum
18 197 (10.54%) XML
19 185 (9.90%) Mentoring
20 182 (9.74%) QA
21 178 (9.52%) Banking
21 178 (9.52%) HTML
22 176 (9.42%) CSS
22 176 (9.42%) E-Commerce
23 175 (9.36%) Enterprise Architecture
24 173 (9.26%) ASP.NET
24 173 (9.26%) MVC
25 167 (8.94%) jQuery
25 167 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
26 166 (8.88%) MS Excel

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 161 (8.61%) SharePoint
2 92 (4.92%) MS Exchange
3 67 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 66 (3.53%) IIS
5 60 (3.21%) WebSphere
6 59 (3.16%) WebLogic
7 51 (2.73%) Office Communications Server
7 51 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
8 50 (2.68%) SAS
8 50 (2.68%) MQSeries
9 47 (2.51%) JBoss
10 45 (2.41%) CMS
11 43 (2.30%) Apache
12 42 (2.25%) Tomcat
13 41 (2.19%) Lync
14 40 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2007
15 36 (1.93%) BizTalk Server
16 29 (1.55%) NServiceBus
17 28 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
18 23 (1.23%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 166 (8.88%) MS Excel
2 54 (2.89%) MS Office
3 21 (1.12%) SPSS
4 15 (0.80%) MS Project
5 12 (0.64%) PowerPivot
6 10 (0.54%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.27%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.16%) FastStats
9 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.054%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.054%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 58 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
3 32 (1.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 25 (1.34%) SAP SCM
4 25 (1.34%) Oracle ERP
5 16 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 15 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
7 14 (0.75%) SAP IS-U
8 12 (0.64%) Magento
9 11 (0.59%) SAP CRM
10 9 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
11 6 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
11 6 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
12 5 (0.27%) SAP SRM
13 4 (0.21%) Temenos T24
13 4 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
13 4 (0.21%) Compiere
13 4 (0.21%) Oracle iRecruitment
13 4 (0.21%) Markit EDM
13 4 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 73 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
2 70 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (2.68%) SaaS
4 47 (2.51%) Office 365
5 38 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
6 24 (1.28%) IaaS
7 16 (0.86%) PaaS
7 16 (0.86%) Taleo
8 8 (0.43%) GitHub
8 8 (0.43%) Force.com
8 8 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.32%) Google Apps
9 6 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
9 6 (0.32%) Terremark
10 2 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.054%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.054%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.054%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.054%) Trello
11 1 (0.054%) LucidChart
Communications & Networking
1 140 (7.49%) SAN
2 107 (5.72%) Internet
3 85 (4.55%) Firewall
4 64 (3.42%) NAS
5 44 (2.35%) LAN
6 39 (2.09%) WAN
6 39 (2.09%) Unified Communications
7 34 (1.82%) HTTP
8 30 (1.61%) VPN
9 26 (1.39%) DNS
10 21 (1.12%) TCP/IP
11 20 (1.07%) SSL
11 20 (1.07%) AMQP
11 20 (1.07%) Network Security
12 18 (0.96%) MPLS
13 16 (0.86%) Wireless
14 15 (0.80%) Broadband
15 14 (0.75%) iSCSI
16 13 (0.70%) VLAN
16 13 (0.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 410 (21.94%) SQL Server
2 124 (6.63%) Data Warehouse
3 120 (6.42%) Relational Database
4 109 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 88 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 76 (4.07%) MySQL
7 74 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 71 (3.80%) Big Data
9 58 (3.10%) NoSQL
10 53 (2.84%) RDBMS
11 51 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 47 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
13 39 (2.09%) Oracle Database
14 35 (1.87%) Hadoop
15 27 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 24 (1.28%) QlikView
16 24 (1.28%) MongoDB
17 22 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
18 19 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
18 19 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 68 (3.64%) Visual Studio
2 66 (3.53%) Git (software)
3 40 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 39 (2.09%) Subversion
5 35 (1.87%) Selenium
5 35 (1.87%) Ant
6 33 (1.77%) NUnit
7 32 (1.71%) JUnit
8 30 (1.61%) JIRA
9 23 (1.23%) TeamCity
10 21 (1.12%) Maven
10 21 (1.12%) Jenkins
11 19 (1.02%) Talend Open Studio
12 18 (0.96%) Eclipse
13 17 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
14 16 (0.86%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 14 (0.75%) Cucumber
15 14 (0.75%) ReSharper
16 12 (0.64%) Moq
16 12 (0.64%) Fiddler
General
1 449 (24.02%) Finance
2 178 (9.52%) Banking
3 148 (7.92%) Telecoms
4 117 (6.26%) Retail
5 96 (5.14%) Marketing
6 66 (3.53%) Investment Banking
7 50 (2.68%) Manufacturing
8 34 (1.82%) Back Office
9 30 (1.61%) Advertising
10 25 (1.34%) Law
11 23 (1.23%) Legal
12 22 (1.18%) Front Office
13 21 (1.12%) German Language
14 19 (1.02%) Games
15 18 (0.96%) Local Government
16 17 (0.91%) French Language
17 16 (0.86%) Billing
18 12 (0.64%) Publishing
19 8 (0.43%) Financial Institution
20 7 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 827 (44.25%) Architect
2 363 (19.42%) Developer
3 329 (17.60%) Solutions Architect
4 281 (15.03%) Technical Architect
5 171 (9.15%) Consultant
6 134 (7.17%) Senior Developer
7 83 (4.44%) Analyst
8 82 (4.39%) Java Developer
9 80 (4.28%) .NET Developer
10 72 (3.85%) Senior Architect
11 62 (3.32%) Lead Developer
12 59 (3.16%) Infrastructure Architect
13 55 (2.94%) Enterprise Architect
14 51 (2.73%) Business Analyst
15 50 (2.68%) Project Manager
16 44 (2.35%) C# Developer
17 43 (2.30%) Technical Manager
18 42 (2.25%) SAP Architect
19 41 (2.19%) Team Leader
20 40 (2.14%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 392 (20.97%) .NET
2 256 (13.70%) Web Services
3 197 (10.54%) XML
4 178 (9.52%) HTML
5 176 (9.42%) CSS
6 173 (9.26%) ASP.NET
7 167 (8.94%) jQuery
8 131 (7.01%) J2EE
9 124 (6.63%) Middleware
10 123 (6.58%) WCF
11 110 (5.89%) .NET Framework
12 100 (5.35%) Spring
13 98 (5.24%) SOAP
14 86 (4.60%) Ajax
14 86 (4.60%) HTML5
15 84 (4.49%) REST
16 68 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
17 66 (3.53%) Java EE
18 63 (3.37%) JSON
19 53 (2.84%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 143 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
2 138 (7.38%) Enterprise Software
3 116 (6.21%) Management Information System
4 89 (4.76%) Open Source
5 86 (4.60%) Clustering
6 81 (4.33%) User Experience
7 66 (3.53%) Computer Science
8 57 (3.05%) Client/Server
9 51 (2.73%) N-Tier
10 32 (1.71%) Data Integration
11 24 (1.28%) Replication
12 21 (1.12%) Derivative
12 21 (1.12%) Mobile App
13 18 (0.96%) Digital Media
13 18 (0.96%) Visualisation
13 18 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 17 (0.91%) NHS
14 17 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
15 16 (0.86%) Blog
15 16 (0.86%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 333 (17.82%) Windows
2 157 (8.40%) Linux
3 117 (6.26%) UNIX
4 113 (6.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 85 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 56 (3.00%) Android
7 49 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (2.09%) Apple iOS
9 27 (1.44%) Solaris
10 22 (1.18%) AIX
10 22 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (1.07%) Windows 7
12 16 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
13 12 (0.64%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.43%) Windows 2000
15 6 (0.32%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.21%) CentOS
16 4 (0.21%) Debian
16 4 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 579 (30.98%) Agile Software Development
2 363 (19.42%) Project Management
3 316 (16.91%) SOA
4 214 (11.45%) Scrum
5 185 (9.90%) Mentoring
6 176 (9.42%) E-Commerce
7 175 (9.36%) Enterprise Architecture
8 173 (9.26%) MVC
9 155 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
10 149 (7.97%) CRM
11 147 (7.87%) TDD
12 142 (7.60%) Software Engineering
13 140 (7.49%) TOGAF
14 138 (7.38%) ITIL
15 127 (6.80%) OO
16 121 (6.47%) UML
17 118 (6.31%) Coaching
18 117 (6.26%) Continuous Integration
19 102 (5.46%) Data Modelling
20 100 (5.35%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 457 (24.45%) Java
2 378 (20.22%) SQL
3 297 (15.89%) C#
4 237 (12.68%) JavaScript
5 90 (4.82%) T-SQL
6 82 (4.39%) PHP
6 82 (4.39%) C++
7 71 (3.80%) Python
8 59 (3.16%) C
9 52 (2.78%) Ruby
10 33 (1.77%) Perl
11 31 (1.66%) R
12 28 (1.50%) XPath
13 23 (1.23%) PowerShell
14 21 (1.12%) PL/SQL
15 18 (0.96%) VBA
16 17 (0.91%) Shell Script
17 15 (0.80%) Objective-C
17 15 (0.80%) Scala
18 14 (0.75%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 314 (16.80%) Degree
2 105 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 99 (5.30%) Security Cleared
4 74 (3.96%) SC Cleared
5 68 (3.64%) MCSE
6 47 (2.51%) MCTS
7 46 (2.46%) MCITP
8 42 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
9 40 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 37 (1.98%) MCSA
11 27 (1.44%) CISSP
11 27 (1.44%) PMI Certification
12 23 (1.23%) PMP
13 20 (1.07%) MBA
14 19 (1.02%) CCNA
15 18 (0.96%) DV Cleared
16 15 (0.80%) LPIC
17 13 (0.70%) NCDA
18 12 (0.64%) CCIE
18 12 (0.64%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (9.74%) QA
2 49 (2.62%) SLA
3 24 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.12%) COBIT
5 10 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 6 (0.32%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.21%) FATCA
9 4 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.21%) CRD IV
10 3 (0.16%) HL7
11 1 (0.054%) GPG13
11 1 (0.054%) P3O
11 1 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 12207
11 1 (0.054%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 167 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 143 (7.65%) Active Directory
3 69 (3.69%) Hyper-V
4 41 (2.19%) XenApp
5 37 (1.98%) vSphere
6 35 (1.87%) XenServer
7 29 (1.55%) VMware ESX
8 21 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
9 14 (0.75%) HDFS
10 11 (0.59%) Apache Flume
10 11 (0.59%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.43%) Xen
12 7 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.21%) PowerHA
13 4 (0.21%) NFS
13 4 (0.21%) RHEV
14 2 (0.11%) vCloud
14 2 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 2 (0.11%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 26 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (1.18%) Puppet
3 19 (1.02%) SCCM
4 16 (0.86%) Backup Exec
5 15 (0.80%) NetBackup
6 8 (0.43%) SCOM
6 8 (0.43%) MOM
7 7 (0.37%) CA SiteMinder
7 7 (0.37%) WSUS
7 7 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
7 7 (0.37%) FortiGate
8 6 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 6 (0.32%) OpenView
8 6 (0.32%) Unicenter
9 5 (0.27%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.27%) Oozie
9 5 (0.27%) SCOrch
9 5 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (0.21%) OpenSSO
10 4 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 512 (27.39%) Microsoft
2 330 (17.66%) Oracle
3 234 (12.52%) VMware
4 129 (6.90%) SAP
5 119 (6.37%) IBM
6 100 (5.35%) Citrix
7 87 (4.65%) Cisco
8 86 (4.60%) NetApp
9 70 (3.75%) HP
10 58 (3.10%) TIBCO
11 46 (2.46%) EMC
12 37 (1.98%) Tableau
13 36 (1.93%) Adobe
13 36 (1.93%) Google
14 35 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
14 35 (1.87%) Informatica
15 31 (1.66%) CommVault
16 28 (1.50%) AppSense
17 27 (1.44%) Rackspace
18 26 (1.39%) Business Objects
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
QVC
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus, plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
Hoople Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £4500 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £3k on-call + 5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £3k on-call + 5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £37,000 to £48,500 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago