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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 313 262 295
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +33
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 971 1147 979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.91% 1.07% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.31% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 758 830 777
Average salary £62,500 £59,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.48% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £53,900
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.59%

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
88131 87877 85586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.83% 82.35% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 71785 69854 71243
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
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 4 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 4 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
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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 -60 900 £62,500 +5.93% 109
London -45 420 £70,000 +7.69% 50
South East -14 211 £60,000 +9.09% 17
North West +40 80 £50,000 -27.27% 14
Surrey -20 60 £50,000 +1.78% 7
City of London -81 60 £72,500 -6.45% 14
Yorkshire -22 57 £55,000 +25.71% 7
South West -4 56 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Berkshire -12 47 £70,000 +37.25% 2
West Yorkshire -20 44 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Oxfordshire +35 43 £46,000 -33.33% 2
Manchester +34 42 £49,000 -6.66% 7
Hampshire +18 42 £65,000 +12.06% 3
Leeds -22 31 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East of England -49 30 £62,500 +25.00% 5
Reading -7 28 £70,000 +47.36%
West Midlands -47 26 £65,000 +23.80% 8
Oxford +18 25 £60,000 -13.04% 1
Scotland +20 21 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Andover - 18 £65,000 -
Birmingham -26 17 £67,500 +18.42% 5
Dorset -13 16 £41,250 -38.88% 2
Guildford +16 15 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Wiltshire +11 15 £45,000 -4.25% 2
Abingdon +5 15 £35,000 - 1
Cumbria - 15 £62,500 - 3
Edinburgh +14 14 £55,000 -
Bournemouth -18 14 £43,750 -35.18% 2
Egham -26 14 - -
Portsmouth - 14 £65,000 -

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 606 (31.06%) Agile Software Development
2 504 (25.83%) Microsoft
3 497 (25.47%) Finance
4 427 (21.89%) Java
5 393 (20.14%) .NET
6 382 (19.58%) SQL
7 380 (19.48%) Windows
8 362 (18.55%) SQL Server
9 353 (18.09%) Project Management
10 337 (17.27%) Degree
11 312 (15.99%) Oracle
12 295 (15.12%) C#
13 278 (14.25%) SOA
14 268 (13.74%) JavaScript
15 262 (13.43%) Scrum
16 255 (13.07%) VMware
17 214 (10.97%) Web Services
18 208 (10.66%) CRM
19 206 (10.56%) HTML
20 197 (10.10%) MS Excel
21 196 (10.05%) Mentoring
22 189 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
23 188 (9.64%) Enterprise Architecture
24 187 (9.58%) Linux
25 186 (9.53%) CSS
26 171 (8.76%) Banking
27 169 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
28 168 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
29 166 (8.51%) ITIL
29 166 (8.51%) Firewall

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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
1 148 (7.59%) SharePoint
2 57 (2.92%) MS Exchange
3 54 (2.77%) WebSphere
3 54 (2.77%) WebLogic
4 47 (2.41%) IIS
5 45 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 43 (2.20%) SAS
7 37 (1.90%) MQSeries
7 37 (1.90%) JBoss
8 34 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
9 31 (1.59%) CMS
10 30 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
10 30 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
11 29 (1.49%) OpenStack
12 27 (1.38%) Lync
12 27 (1.38%) Tomcat
13 26 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
14 24 (1.23%) Apache
14 24 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
14 24 (1.23%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 197 (10.10%) MS Excel
2 44 (2.26%) MS Office
3 26 (1.33%) PowerPivot
4 20 (1.03%) SPSS
5 10 (0.51%) MS Project
5 10 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.31%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.21%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.051%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.051%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.051%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 69 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (2.05%) Oracle EBS
3 25 (1.28%) SAP SCM
4 17 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
6 9 (0.46%) Magento
6 9 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
7 7 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.36%) Agresso
8 6 (0.31%) SAP IS-U
9 5 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.26%) SAP SRM
9 5 (0.26%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 4 (0.21%) Temenos T24
11 3 (0.15%) Oracle TCA
11 3 (0.15%) RMDS
11 3 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 93 (4.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (2.61%) SaaS
3 44 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
5 37 (1.90%) IaaS
6 25 (1.28%) PaaS
7 20 (1.03%) Office 365
8 15 (0.77%) Terremark
9 14 (0.72%) Google Apps
10 9 (0.46%) GitHub
11 6 (0.31%) Force.com
12 3 (0.15%) Taleo
12 3 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.10%) Trello
13 2 (0.10%) IBM SmartCloud
13 2 (0.10%) Basecamp
13 2 (0.10%) Route 53
14 1 (0.051%) MailChimp
14 1 (0.051%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 166 (8.51%) Firewall
2 132 (6.77%) SAN
3 115 (5.89%) Internet
4 58 (2.97%) WAN
5 55 (2.82%) VPN
6 44 (2.26%) Network Security
7 43 (2.20%) NAS
8 35 (1.79%) SSL
9 33 (1.69%) MPLS
10 32 (1.64%) LAN
11 31 (1.59%) Unified Communications
12 30 (1.54%) Wireless
12 30 (1.54%) TCP/IP
13 26 (1.33%) DNS
14 24 (1.23%) HTTP
15 22 (1.13%) BGP
15 22 (1.13%) OSPF
16 21 (1.08%) Broadband
17 20 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
18 19 (0.97%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 362 (18.55%) SQL Server
2 147 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
3 97 (4.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 88 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 87 (4.46%) Relational Database
6 65 (3.33%) Big Data
7 63 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 59 (3.02%) MySQL
9 55 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 50 (2.56%) Hadoop
11 48 (2.46%) RDBMS
12 45 (2.31%) NoSQL
13 43 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
14 39 (2.00%) Oracle Database
15 36 (1.85%) DB2
16 34 (1.74%) QlikView
17 30 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
18 28 (1.44%) Oracle BI EE
19 26 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 25 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 74 (3.79%) Visual Studio
2 62 (3.18%) Git (software)
3 42 (2.15%) Subversion
3 42 (2.15%) NUnit
4 41 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 37 (1.90%) JIRA
6 34 (1.74%) Ant
7 24 (1.23%) TeamCity
8 23 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
9 22 (1.13%) ReSharper
9 22 (1.13%) Maven
9 22 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
9 22 (1.13%) Moq
10 20 (1.03%) Selenium
11 19 (0.97%) Eclipse
12 18 (0.92%) JUnit
12 18 (0.92%) Fiddler
12 18 (0.92%) PostSharp
13 17 (0.87%) Jenkins
14 16 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 497 (25.47%) Finance
2 171 (8.76%) Banking
3 147 (7.53%) Retail
3 147 (7.53%) Telecoms
4 83 (4.25%) Marketing
5 60 (3.08%) Investment Banking
6 56 (2.87%) Back Office
7 54 (2.77%) Manufacturing
8 35 (1.79%) Advertising
9 31 (1.59%) Retail Banking
9 31 (1.59%) Front Office
10 24 (1.23%) Local Government
11 21 (1.08%) Billing
11 21 (1.08%) Legal
12 18 (0.92%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.67%) Law
14 12 (0.62%) Electronics
15 10 (0.51%) Publishing
16 9 (0.46%) French Language
16 9 (0.46%) German Language
Job Titles
1 845 (43.31%) Architect
2 327 (16.76%) Developer
3 305 (15.63%) Technical Architect
4 268 (13.74%) Solutions Architect
5 203 (10.40%) Consultant
6 107 (5.48%) Analyst
7 102 (5.23%) Senior Developer
8 89 (4.56%) Infrastructure Architect
9 75 (3.84%) .NET Developer
10 70 (3.59%) Senior Architect
11 63 (3.23%) Development Manager
12 61 (3.13%) Business Analyst
13 59 (3.02%) Project Manager
14 54 (2.77%) Java Developer
15 53 (2.72%) Data Architect
16 46 (2.36%) Enterprise Architect
17 42 (2.15%) Designer
17 42 (2.15%) Senior Consultant
18 41 (2.10%) Systems Architect
19 40 (2.05%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 393 (20.14%) .NET
2 214 (10.97%) Web Services
3 206 (10.56%) HTML
4 186 (9.53%) CSS
5 162 (8.30%) XML
6 139 (7.12%) jQuery
7 137 (7.02%) ASP.NET
8 132 (6.77%) Middleware
9 125 (6.41%) J2EE
10 103 (5.28%) Spring
11 92 (4.72%) .NET Framework
12 82 (4.20%) WCF
13 79 (4.05%) HTML5
14 74 (3.79%) SOAP
15 73 (3.74%) AngularJS
16 69 (3.54%) Ajax
17 67 (3.43%) REST
18 63 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
19 51 (2.61%) LAMP
20 47 (2.41%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 168 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 124 (6.36%) Management Information System
3 113 (5.79%) Enterprise Software
4 87 (4.46%) Clustering
5 78 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 73 (3.74%) User Experience
7 62 (3.18%) Open Source
8 57 (2.92%) Data Integration
9 37 (1.90%) Client/Server
10 36 (1.85%) CMDB
11 33 (1.69%) Replication
12 32 (1.64%) N-Tier
12 32 (1.64%) Mobile App
13 31 (1.59%) Derivative
14 22 (1.13%) Visualisation
14 22 (1.13%) Mathematics
15 20 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 19 (0.97%) Digital Media
17 18 (0.92%) Social Media
18 14 (0.72%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 380 (19.48%) Windows
2 187 (9.58%) Linux
3 112 (5.74%) UNIX
4 103 (5.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 66 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 58 (2.97%) Android
8 51 (2.61%) Apple iOS
9 30 (1.54%) AIX
9 30 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (1.08%) Solaris
11 14 (0.72%) Windows 7
12 13 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
13 10 (0.51%) Windows 2000
13 10 (0.51%) CentOS
14 9 (0.46%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.31%) HPUX
15 6 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.21%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 606 (31.06%) Agile Software Development
2 353 (18.09%) Project Management
3 278 (14.25%) SOA
4 262 (13.43%) Scrum
5 208 (10.66%) CRM
6 196 (10.05%) Mentoring
7 189 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
8 188 (9.64%) Enterprise Architecture
9 166 (8.51%) ITIL
10 162 (8.30%) MVC
11 154 (7.89%) Software Engineering
12 153 (7.84%) Data Modelling
13 148 (7.59%) UML
14 145 (7.43%) TDD
15 131 (6.71%) Migration
16 123 (6.30%) TOGAF
16 123 (6.30%) Waterfall
17 119 (6.10%) E-Commerce
18 118 (6.05%) Business Analysis
19 108 (5.54%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 427 (21.89%) Java
2 382 (19.58%) SQL
3 295 (15.12%) C#
4 268 (13.74%) JavaScript
5 95 (4.87%) PHP
6 85 (4.36%) T-SQL
7 71 (3.64%) C++
8 64 (3.28%) C
9 54 (2.77%) Python
10 41 (2.10%) PowerShell
11 35 (1.79%) R
12 31 (1.59%) Perl
13 28 (1.44%) XPath
14 26 (1.33%) Ruby
15 24 (1.23%) Shell Script
16 19 (0.97%) PL/SQL
17 14 (0.72%) Apex Code
18 12 (0.62%) VBA
19 11 (0.56%) VB
20 10 (0.51%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 337 (17.27%) Degree
2 116 (5.95%) Security Cleared
3 107 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 89 (4.56%) SC Cleared
5 83 (4.25%) Cisco Certification
6 61 (3.13%) MCSE
7 54 (2.77%) DV Cleared
8 44 (2.26%) VCP4
9 43 (2.20%) PMI Certification
10 40 (2.05%) CCNA
11 39 (2.00%) PMP
11 39 (2.00%) CCNP
12 32 (1.64%) MCSA
13 28 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 22 (1.13%) MCTS
15 21 (1.08%) MCITP
16 16 (0.82%) MBA
16 16 (0.82%) LPIC
17 15 (0.77%) CISSP
18 14 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (7.59%) QA
2 45 (2.31%) SLA
3 34 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.18%) Solvency II
5 13 (0.67%) COBIT
5 13 (0.67%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.56%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.51%) CRD IV
8 6 (0.31%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.21%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.21%) COREP
9 4 (0.21%) FINREP
9 4 (0.21%) FATCA
10 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.051%) P3O
11 1 (0.051%) GPG13
11 1 (0.051%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 169 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 139 (7.12%) Active Directory
3 80 (4.10%) Hyper-V
4 38 (1.95%) vSphere
5 36 (1.85%) VMware ESX
6 27 (1.38%) XenApp
7 19 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
8 15 (0.77%) XenServer
9 12 (0.62%) HDFS
10 10 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (0.21%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.21%) NFS
13 4 (0.21%) Apache Flume
14 2 (0.10%) vCloud
14 2 (0.10%) UAG
15 1 (0.051%) KVM
Systems Management
1 38 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
1 38 (1.95%) Puppet
2 27 (1.38%) SCCM
3 13 (0.67%) HP UCMDB
3 13 (0.67%) SCOM
4 12 (0.62%) SCOrch
5 11 (0.56%) Nagios
6 9 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 8 (0.41%) CA Single Sign-On
7 8 (0.41%) Data Guard
7 8 (0.41%) Hyperic
8 7 (0.36%) Oozie
8 7 (0.36%) logstash
8 7 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
8 7 (0.36%) Legato
8 7 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (0.31%) Tivoli
9 6 (0.31%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.31%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.26%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 504 (25.83%) Microsoft
2 312 (15.99%) Oracle
3 255 (13.07%) VMware
4 157 (8.05%) Cisco
5 133 (6.82%) IBM
6 131 (6.71%) SAP
7 110 (5.64%) Citrix
8 109 (5.59%) HP
9 94 (4.82%) NetApp
10 60 (3.08%) Tableau
11 58 (2.97%) EMC
12 50 (2.56%) Juniper
13 49 (2.51%) CommVault
14 45 (2.31%) Informatica
15 44 (2.26%) TIBCO
16 37 (1.90%) Adobe
17 33 (1.69%) Cognos
18 31 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
19 30 (1.54%) Google
19 30 (1.54%) Pega
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £49000 - £51000 per annum, Benefits 20 days holiday/Bupa Healthcare/ P
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Energyhelpline.com
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Goole, North Humberside
Eden Lea UK Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 -£60,000 + Package and Benefits (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 -£60,000 + Package and Benefits (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 16 hours ago
North West London
asos
Salary: Competitive salary + extensive benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £62000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
UK
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Sanderson
Salary: £48000 - £62500 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + uncapped bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Consulting Point
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum + uncapped bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Proteus Europe
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday