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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 327 292 293
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +1
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 931 1025 1060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.95% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.16% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 733 753 844
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 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £56,000 £55,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +12.24%

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
90932 88246 90704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 81.87% 79.61%
Number of salaries quoted 74972 70714 77273
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +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 £74,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -46 859 £62,500 - 73
London -7 465 £70,000 +7.69% 23
South East -46 177 £55,000 -8.33% 17
City of London -16 114 £70,000 -6.66% 4
Surrey -19 68 £52,500 +10.52% 2
North West +10 50 £50,000 -23.07% 11
Berkshire -9 39 £65,000 +23.80% 3
East of England -37 38 £62,500 +30.20% 7
West Midlands -12 36 £62,500 +5.93% 4
South West -16 36 £51,250 -2.38% 4
Yorkshire -56 31 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Hampshire -17 30 £52,500 -16.00% 4
Manchester +2 22 £49,500 -5.71% 6
West Yorkshire -26 22 £50,000 +14.94% 3
Scotland +22 21 £62,500 +47.05%
Reading -15 19 £67,500 +35.00% 2
Guildford -1 18 £41,250 -13.15%
Cheshire +7 17 £44,000 -23.47% 2
Birmingham -23 17 £65,000 +18.18% 2
East Midlands +8 16 £50,000 -24.52% 3
Essex -20 16 £62,500 +31.57% 3
Glasgow +22 15 £65,000 +73.33%
Egham -28 15 - -
Leeds -28 15 £50,000 +12.99% 2
Oxfordshire +14 14 £47,500 -40.62% 5
Gloucestershire -7 11 £31,500 -21.25%
Andover - 10 £60,000 - 2
Wales +9 9 £33,750 -4.92%
Bath +8 9 £55,000 +4.76%
Somerset +2 9 £55,000 +4.76%

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 560 (31.01%) Agile Software Development
2 506 (28.02%) Microsoft
3 430 (23.81%) Finance
4 410 (22.70%) Java
5 400 (22.15%) SQL Server
6 380 (21.04%) .NET
7 362 (20.04%) SQL
8 337 (18.66%) Project Management
9 336 (18.60%) Windows
10 318 (17.61%) Degree
11 298 (16.50%) Oracle
12 296 (16.39%) C#
13 292 (16.17%) SOA
14 239 (13.23%) JavaScript
15 220 (12.18%) Web Services
15 220 (12.18%) Scrum
16 218 (12.07%) VMware
17 190 (10.52%) Mentoring
18 181 (10.02%) HTML
19 179 (9.91%) MS Excel
20 177 (9.80%) CSS
20 177 (9.80%) Enterprise Architecture
21 176 (9.75%) XML
22 174 (9.63%) QA
23 173 (9.58%) MVC
24 165 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
25 164 (9.08%) CRM
26 157 (8.69%) ASP.NET
27 156 (8.64%) Banking
28 155 (8.58%) jQuery

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 151 (8.36%) SharePoint
2 72 (3.99%) MS Exchange
3 57 (3.16%) IIS
4 55 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 54 (2.99%) WebSphere
6 50 (2.77%) SAS
7 45 (2.49%) WebLogic
8 44 (2.44%) MQSeries
9 43 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 41 (2.27%) Office Communications Server
11 40 (2.21%) CMS
12 37 (2.05%) JBoss
13 36 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
14 35 (1.94%) Lync
15 32 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
16 28 (1.55%) NServiceBus
17 26 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
17 26 (1.44%) Apache
18 24 (1.33%) Tomcat
19 22 (1.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 179 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 56 (3.10%) MS Office
3 21 (1.16%) SPSS
4 17 (0.94%) PowerPivot
5 13 (0.72%) MS Project
6 7 (0.39%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.28%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.17%) FastStats
9 2 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.055%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.055%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 65 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
3 25 (1.38%) Oracle ERP
3 25 (1.38%) SAP SCM
4 22 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (0.55%) Magento
6 10 (0.55%) SAP IS-U
7 6 (0.33%) SAP CRM
8 5 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.28%) SAP SRM
8 5 (0.28%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.22%) Temenos T24
9 4 (0.22%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.22%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 3 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.17%) Agresso
10 3 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 90 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
3 52 (2.88%) SaaS
4 40 (2.21%) Office 365
5 35 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
6 29 (1.61%) IaaS
7 19 (1.05%) PaaS
8 11 (0.61%) Taleo
9 8 (0.44%) Terremark
9 8 (0.44%) Google Apps
9 8 (0.44%) Force.com
10 5 (0.28%) GitHub
11 4 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
13 1 (0.055%) MailChimp
13 1 (0.055%) IBM Blueworks
13 1 (0.055%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.055%) Trello
13 1 (0.055%) LucidChart
Communications & Networking
1 127 (7.03%) SAN
2 109 (6.04%) Internet
3 107 (5.92%) Firewall
4 54 (2.99%) NAS
5 42 (2.33%) WAN
6 38 (2.10%) LAN
7 37 (2.05%) VPN
8 33 (1.83%) Unified Communications
9 26 (1.44%) Network Security
9 26 (1.44%) DNS
10 24 (1.33%) Wireless
11 23 (1.27%) SSL
12 20 (1.11%) TCP/IP
12 20 (1.11%) MPLS
13 17 (0.94%) OSPF
13 17 (0.94%) BGP
13 17 (0.94%) HTTP
14 16 (0.89%) Broadband
15 14 (0.78%) iSCSI
16 13 (0.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 400 (22.15%) SQL Server
2 129 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 105 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 101 (5.59%) Relational Database
5 97 (5.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 69 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 62 (3.43%) MySQL
8 61 (3.38%) Big Data
9 60 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 53 (2.93%) NoSQL
11 50 (2.77%) SQL Server 2012
12 47 (2.60%) RDBMS
13 39 (2.16%) Hadoop
14 32 (1.77%) Oracle Database
15 30 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 29 (1.61%) QlikView
17 25 (1.38%) MongoDB
18 20 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
18 20 (1.11%) DB2
19 19 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 71 (3.93%) Visual Studio
2 67 (3.71%) Git (software)
3 42 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 40 (2.21%) Subversion
5 38 (2.10%) NUnit
6 33 (1.83%) Ant
6 33 (1.83%) JIRA
7 30 (1.66%) Selenium
8 22 (1.22%) TeamCity
8 22 (1.22%) JUnit
9 20 (1.11%) Eclipse
10 18 (1.00%) Talend Open Studio
11 17 (0.94%) Jenkins
12 16 (0.89%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 15 (0.83%) Maven
14 14 (0.78%) ReSharper
14 14 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
15 13 (0.72%) Moq
16 12 (0.66%) Fiddler
16 12 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
General
1 430 (23.81%) Finance
2 156 (8.64%) Banking
3 133 (7.36%) Retail
4 130 (7.20%) Telecoms
5 84 (4.65%) Marketing
6 56 (3.10%) Investment Banking
7 52 (2.88%) Manufacturing
8 40 (2.21%) Back Office
9 33 (1.83%) Advertising
10 22 (1.22%) Front Office
11 20 (1.11%) Legal
12 19 (1.05%) German Language
13 18 (1.00%) Law
14 15 (0.83%) French Language
15 14 (0.78%) Local Government
15 14 (0.78%) Billing
16 13 (0.72%) Publishing
17 11 (0.61%) Games
17 11 (0.61%) Financial Institution
18 10 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 790 (43.74%) Architect
2 312 (17.28%) Developer
3 311 (17.22%) Solutions Architect
4 275 (15.23%) Technical Architect
5 160 (8.86%) Consultant
6 111 (6.15%) Senior Developer
7 93 (5.15%) Analyst
8 70 (3.88%) .NET Developer
9 64 (3.54%) Java Developer
10 61 (3.38%) Infrastructure Architect
11 60 (3.32%) Senior Architect
12 57 (3.16%) Business Analyst
13 51 (2.82%) Project Manager
14 47 (2.60%) Development Manager
15 45 (2.49%) Enterprise Architect
15 45 (2.49%) Team Leader
16 42 (2.33%) Lead Developer
17 37 (2.05%) C# Developer
17 37 (2.05%) Designer
18 36 (1.99%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (21.04%) .NET
2 220 (12.18%) Web Services
3 181 (10.02%) HTML
4 177 (9.80%) CSS
5 176 (9.75%) XML
6 157 (8.69%) ASP.NET
7 155 (8.58%) jQuery
8 121 (6.70%) J2EE
9 111 (6.15%) WCF
10 104 (5.76%) Middleware
11 101 (5.59%) .NET Framework
12 89 (4.93%) Spring
13 84 (4.65%) Ajax
14 83 (4.60%) HTML5
15 71 (3.93%) SOAP
16 68 (3.77%) REST
17 65 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC
18 53 (2.93%) JSON
19 47 (2.60%) AngularJS
20 46 (2.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 155 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
2 135 (7.48%) Enterprise Software
3 118 (6.53%) Management Information System
4 82 (4.54%) User Experience
5 77 (4.26%) Clustering
6 72 (3.99%) Open Source
7 68 (3.77%) Computer Science
8 53 (2.93%) Client/Server
9 45 (2.49%) N-Tier
10 38 (2.10%) Data Integration
11 22 (1.22%) CMDB
11 22 (1.22%) Mobile App
12 20 (1.11%) Visualisation
13 19 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 18 (1.00%) Derivative
14 18 (1.00%) Mathematics
15 17 (0.94%) Digital Media
16 16 (0.89%) NHS
16 16 (0.89%) Replication
17 15 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 336 (18.60%) Windows
2 152 (8.42%) Linux
3 116 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 115 (6.37%) UNIX
5 81 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 60 (3.32%) Android
7 57 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 43 (2.38%) Apple iOS
9 25 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (1.27%) AIX
11 19 (1.05%) Solaris
11 19 (1.05%) Windows 7
12 18 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
13 12 (0.66%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.44%) Windows 2000
15 6 (0.33%) CentOS
15 6 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.28%) HPUX
17 4 (0.22%) Debian
18 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 560 (31.01%) Agile Software Development
2 337 (18.66%) Project Management
3 292 (16.17%) SOA
4 220 (12.18%) Scrum
5 190 (10.52%) Mentoring
6 177 (9.80%) Enterprise Architecture
7 173 (9.58%) MVC
8 165 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
9 164 (9.08%) CRM
10 153 (8.47%) E-Commerce
11 143 (7.92%) ITIL
12 135 (7.48%) TDD
13 132 (7.31%) Software Engineering
14 123 (6.81%) Coaching
15 122 (6.76%) UML
16 119 (6.59%) Data Modelling
17 117 (6.48%) TOGAF
18 113 (6.26%) Continuous Integration
19 108 (5.98%) OO
19 108 (5.98%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 410 (22.70%) Java
2 362 (20.04%) SQL
3 296 (16.39%) C#
4 239 (13.23%) JavaScript
5 90 (4.98%) T-SQL
6 79 (4.37%) PHP
7 74 (4.10%) C++
8 60 (3.32%) Python
9 57 (3.16%) C
10 41 (2.27%) Ruby
11 32 (1.77%) R
12 31 (1.72%) PowerShell
13 28 (1.55%) XPath
14 24 (1.33%) Perl
15 18 (1.00%) VBA
16 17 (0.94%) Shell Script
17 16 (0.89%) Apex Code
18 14 (0.78%) Objective-C
19 13 (0.72%) PL/SQL
20 12 (0.66%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 318 (17.61%) Degree
2 103 (5.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 98 (5.43%) Security Cleared
4 79 (4.37%) SC Cleared
5 60 (3.32%) MCSE
6 54 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
7 39 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 37 (2.05%) MCTS
9 35 (1.94%) MCITP
10 32 (1.77%) PMI Certification
11 31 (1.72%) MCSA
12 28 (1.55%) PMP
13 24 (1.33%) DV Cleared
14 22 (1.22%) CCNA
15 20 (1.11%) CCNP
15 20 (1.11%) MBA
15 20 (1.11%) CISSP
16 17 (0.94%) LPIC
17 14 (0.78%) CCIE
17 14 (0.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (9.63%) QA
2 37 (2.05%) SLA
3 27 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.05%) COBIT
5 11 (0.61%) Solvency II
6 8 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.44%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.33%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.22%) FATCA
8 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.17%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.17%) HL7
10 1 (0.055%) GPG13
10 1 (0.055%) P3O
10 1 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 1 (0.055%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 152 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 125 (6.92%) Active Directory
3 65 (3.60%) Hyper-V
4 36 (1.99%) vSphere
5 34 (1.88%) XenApp
6 32 (1.77%) VMware ESX
7 26 (1.44%) XenServer
8 18 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 14 (0.78%) HDFS
10 7 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.39%) Apache Flume
11 6 (0.33%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.22%) NFS
14 2 (0.11%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.11%) vCloud
15 1 (0.055%) KVM
15 1 (0.055%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.055%) Oracle RMAN
15 1 (0.055%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 32 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (1.61%) Puppet
3 19 (1.05%) SCCM
4 10 (0.55%) NetBackup
4 10 (0.55%) SCOrch
5 9 (0.50%) Backup Exec
6 8 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
6 8 (0.44%) SCOM
6 8 (0.44%) CA SiteMinder
7 7 (0.39%) Nagios
7 7 (0.39%) Legato
7 7 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 7 (0.39%) FortiGate
8 6 (0.33%) HP UCMDB
8 6 (0.33%) Tivoli
8 6 (0.33%) OpenView
8 6 (0.33%) Unicenter
9 5 (0.28%) WSUS
9 5 (0.28%) Oozie
9 5 (0.28%) Icinga
Vendors
1 506 (28.02%) Microsoft
2 298 (16.50%) Oracle
3 218 (12.07%) VMware
4 130 (7.20%) SAP
5 116 (6.42%) IBM
6 94 (5.20%) Cisco
7 85 (4.71%) Citrix
8 83 (4.60%) NetApp
9 79 (4.37%) HP
10 51 (2.82%) TIBCO
11 48 (2.66%) Tableau
12 39 (2.16%) EMC
13 37 (2.05%) Informatica
13 37 (2.05%) CommVault
14 35 (1.94%) Juniper
15 31 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
16 30 (1.66%) Google
17 28 (1.55%) Cognos
18 26 (1.44%) Business Objects
18 26 (1.44%) Adobe
East Midlands
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £42,000 to £55,000 per annum + Package and Benefits (Depending on
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Action Aid
Salary: £54,372 per annum Employment T&Cs may vary by location
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 65000
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + BENEFITS AND BONUS
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
ARM Technology
Salary: Salary - Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Esum
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Esum
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago