The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 281 271 261
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 1180 1046 1257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.97% 0.94% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.19% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 896 843 1052
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
97509 87535 96223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.37% 78.84% 76.56%
Number of salaries quoted 78334 71800 81781
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -3 1095 £58,750 -2.08% 95
London +21 559 £65,000 -7.14% 40
South East -83 182 £60,000 +9.09% 11
City of London -24 147 £65,000 -3.70% 10
East of England +42 82 £50,000 -6.54% 7
Yorkshire -6 82 £40,000 - 7
West Yorkshire +4 66 £40,000 +11.11% 7
Leeds +5 60 £40,000 +11.11% 7
West Midlands +2 60 £55,000 +9.45% 7
Surrey -38 59 £58,750 +16.33% 1
South West +15 57 £55,000 -5.98% 11
Berkshire +24 48 £46,250 -33.92% 6
Bedfordshire +26 45 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Birmingham -10 40 £55,000 +4.76% 3
North West -13 38 £56,250 +12.50% 7
Egham -4 32 £47,500 -
Bedford -3 28 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Reading +20 26 £46,250 -33.92% 4
East Midlands -15 24 £45,000 -1.63% 3
Cheshire +8 22 £70,000 +185.71% 2
Cambridge +21 19 £50,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +17 19 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Wiltshire +2 18 £60,000 +5.26% 3
Oxfordshire +1 17 £69,000 +45.26% 1
Leicestershire +2 16 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire -17 16 £55,000 -9.46% 2
Oxford +14 15 £69,000 +41.53% 1
Bristol +13 15 £60,000 - 3
Scotland -12 14 £60,000 +14.28% 4
Luton +7 12 £42,500 -26.08% 4

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 611 (27.46%) Finance
2 585 (26.29%) Java
3 430 (19.33%) Microsoft
4 426 (19.15%) Oracle
5 393 (17.66%) Project Management
6 363 (16.31%) .NET
7 331 (14.88%) Banking
8 325 (14.61%) SQL Server
9 307 (13.80%) Agile Software Development
10 293 (13.17%) C#
11 291 (13.08%) Windows
12 283 (12.72%) SQL
13 282 (12.67%) SOA
14 278 (12.49%) Degree
15 277 (12.45%) CRM
16 266 (11.96%) Linux
17 246 (11.06%) Software Engineering
18 245 (11.01%) Scrum
19 243 (10.92%) SAP
20 230 (10.34%) Web Services
21 226 (10.16%) HTML
22 222 (9.98%) ITIL
23 217 (9.75%) JavaScript
24 211 (9.48%) Enterprise Architecture
25 202 (9.08%) Retail
26 194 (8.72%) MS Excel
27 193 (8.67%) VMware
27 193 (8.67%) Relational Database
28 191 (8.58%) Business Analysis
29 185 (8.31%) Telecoms

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 116 (5.21%) Tomcat
2 108 (4.85%) NetWeaver
3 98 (4.40%) SharePoint
4 82 (3.69%) Apache
5 76 (3.42%) WebSphere
6 67 (3.01%) IIS
7 61 (2.74%) WebLogic
8 50 (2.25%) MS Exchange
9 49 (2.20%) CMS
10 36 (1.62%) GlassFish
10 36 (1.62%) Adobe CQ
11 34 (1.53%) MQSeries
12 30 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
12 30 (1.35%) SAS
13 29 (1.30%) Lync
14 28 (1.26%) Office Communications Server
15 22 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
15 22 (0.99%) Apache Pig
16 17 (0.76%) Documentum
17 14 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 194 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 53 (2.38%) MS Office
3 16 (0.72%) SPSS
4 7 (0.31%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.31%) MS Project
5 6 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.090%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.045%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 52 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (1.57%) Oracle Applications
3 34 (1.53%) SAP SCM
4 27 (1.21%) Oracle BRM
5 23 (1.03%) SAP PSCD
5 23 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
6 18 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
6 18 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
7 17 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
8 13 (0.58%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 13 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
8 13 (0.58%) SAP Bank Analyzer
8 13 (0.58%) SAP MDM
9 10 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
10 9 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
10 9 (0.40%) SAP CRM
11 8 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
11 8 (0.36%) Temenos T24
11 8 (0.36%) Misys Equation
11 8 (0.36%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 95 (4.27%) SaaS
2 70 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
3 58 (2.61%) IaaS
4 46 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
5 28 (1.26%) PaaS
6 24 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
9 15 (0.67%) Office 365
10 2 (0.090%) Taleo
11 1 (0.045%) Heroku
11 1 (0.045%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.045%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 97 (4.36%) Internet
2 89 (4.00%) SAN
3 78 (3.51%) WAN
4 68 (3.06%) LAN
5 55 (2.47%) TCP/IP
6 51 (2.29%) HTTP
7 42 (1.89%) Firewall
7 42 (1.89%) Unified Communications
8 40 (1.80%) VPN
9 30 (1.35%) LDAP
10 29 (1.30%) NAS
11 25 (1.12%) FTP
11 25 (1.12%) DNS
12 24 (1.08%) Intranet
13 22 (0.99%) SSL
14 16 (0.72%) MPLS
14 16 (0.72%) SMTP
15 15 (0.67%) VoIP
15 15 (0.67%) BGP
16 14 (0.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 325 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 193 (8.67%) Relational Database
3 116 (5.21%) RDBMS
4 114 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
5 93 (4.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 80 (3.60%) MySQL
7 78 (3.51%) Oracle Database
8 75 (3.37%) NoSQL
9 64 (2.88%) Big Data
10 58 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
11 51 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
12 50 (2.25%) Oracle BI EE
13 42 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
14 39 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 38 (1.71%) Spotfire
16 37 (1.66%) QlikView
17 36 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 31 (1.39%) Hadoop
19 30 (1.35%) MongoDB
20 29 (1.30%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 89 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 88 (3.96%) Subversion
3 78 (3.51%) Git (software)
4 65 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 40 (1.80%) Selenium
6 39 (1.75%) JUnit
7 37 (1.66%) Maven
8 22 (0.99%) TeamCity
9 18 (0.81%) JIRA
10 17 (0.76%) SpecFlow
11 16 (0.72%) NUnit
11 16 (0.72%) MSBuild
12 15 (0.67%) Jenkins
13 14 (0.63%) Rational Rose
14 12 (0.54%) JBehave
15 10 (0.45%) Toad
15 10 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
15 10 (0.45%) Cucumber
16 9 (0.40%) Mockito
17 8 (0.36%) Ant
General
1 611 (27.46%) Finance
2 331 (14.88%) Banking
3 202 (9.08%) Retail
4 185 (8.31%) Telecoms
5 171 (7.69%) Investment Banking
6 116 (5.21%) Billing
6 116 (5.21%) Front Office
7 91 (4.09%) Back Office
8 84 (3.78%) Retail Banking
9 63 (2.83%) Legal
9 63 (2.83%) Marketing
10 40 (1.80%) Manufacturing
11 37 (1.66%) Advertising
12 17 (0.76%) Publishing
13 16 (0.72%) Wholesale Banking
14 15 (0.67%) Games
15 13 (0.58%) General Ledger
16 12 (0.54%) Local Government
17 6 (0.27%) Financial Institution
18 5 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 940 (42.25%) Architect
2 417 (18.74%) Consultant
3 363 (16.31%) Solutions Architect
4 340 (15.28%) Developer
5 333 (14.97%) Technical Architect
6 197 (8.85%) Analyst
7 159 (7.15%) Business Analyst
8 158 (7.10%) Senior Developer
9 114 (5.12%) Java Developer
10 108 (4.85%) SAP Architect
11 85 (3.82%) Technical Consultant
12 72 (3.24%) Senior Java Developer
13 69 (3.10%) Senior Architect
14 62 (2.79%) Project Manager
15 57 (2.56%) Team Leader
16 54 (2.43%) SAP Solutions Architect
17 53 (2.38%) OSS Consultant
18 52 (2.34%) SAP Technical Architect
19 50 (2.25%) .NET Developer
20 48 (2.16%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 363 (16.31%) .NET
2 230 (10.34%) Web Services
3 226 (10.16%) HTML
4 179 (8.04%) J2EE
5 172 (7.73%) ASP.NET
6 160 (7.19%) CSS
6 160 (7.19%) XML
7 155 (6.97%) SOAP
8 152 (6.83%) Middleware
9 149 (6.70%) .NET Framework
10 130 (5.84%) jQuery
11 122 (5.48%) WCF
12 92 (4.13%) Spring
13 90 (4.04%) SAP Basis
14 86 (3.87%) HTML5
15 79 (3.55%) Silverlight
15 79 (3.55%) REST
16 78 (3.51%) RESTful
17 73 (3.28%) Ajax
18 68 (3.06%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 159 (7.15%) Enterprise Software
2 136 (6.11%) Management Information System
3 94 (4.22%) Open Source
4 78 (3.51%) N-Tier
5 72 (3.24%) Computer Science
6 46 (2.07%) Derivative
7 44 (1.98%) Clustering
7 44 (1.98%) Mobile App
8 29 (1.30%) RMADS
9 26 (1.17%) Client/Server
10 22 (0.99%) Mathematics
11 21 (0.94%) CESG
12 20 (0.90%) Market Risk
12 20 (0.90%) Credit Risk
13 19 (0.85%) Hedge funds
13 19 (0.85%) iPhone
13 19 (0.85%) CMDB
13 19 (0.85%) Mainframe
14 18 (0.81%) IVR
14 18 (0.81%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 291 (13.08%) Windows
2 266 (11.96%) Linux
3 173 (7.78%) UNIX
4 62 (2.79%) Android
5 56 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (2.52%) Apple iOS
6 39 (1.75%) Debian
6 39 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 37 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 36 (1.62%) Solaris
9 18 (0.81%) Windows 2000
10 17 (0.76%) Windows Phone
11 15 (0.67%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.31%) BlackBerry OS
13 7 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (0.22%) AIX
14 5 (0.22%) HPUX
15 4 (0.18%) Tizen
16 3 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (17.66%) Project Management
2 307 (13.80%) Agile Software Development
3 282 (12.67%) SOA
4 277 (12.45%) CRM
5 246 (11.06%) Software Engineering
6 245 (11.01%) Scrum
7 222 (9.98%) ITIL
8 211 (9.48%) Enterprise Architecture
9 191 (8.58%) Business Analysis
10 184 (8.27%) TDD
11 176 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
12 158 (7.10%) PRINCE2
13 143 (6.43%) Risk Management
14 136 (6.11%) TOGAF
14 136 (6.11%) Migration
15 135 (6.07%) MVC
16 131 (5.89%) Continuous Integration
17 127 (5.71%) OO
18 125 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
19 120 (5.39%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 585 (26.29%) Java
2 293 (13.17%) C#
3 283 (12.72%) SQL
4 217 (9.75%) JavaScript
5 97 (4.36%) C++
6 92 (4.13%) C
7 75 (3.37%) PHP
8 61 (2.74%) T-SQL
9 48 (2.16%) Perl
10 41 (1.84%) ABAP
11 36 (1.62%) Python
12 27 (1.21%) Ruby
12 27 (1.21%) Objective-C
13 26 (1.17%) Shell Script
13 26 (1.17%) PL/SQL
14 18 (0.81%) R
15 12 (0.54%) XQuery
15 12 (0.54%) VB.NET
16 11 (0.49%) VB
17 9 (0.40%) VB6
Qualifications
1 278 (12.49%) Degree
2 89 (4.00%) PMI Certification
3 86 (3.87%) PMP
4 76 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 75 (3.37%) Security Cleared
6 57 (2.56%) MCITP
6 57 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
7 54 (2.43%) MCSE
8 46 (2.07%) SC Cleared
9 41 (1.84%) MCSA
10 34 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 29 (1.30%) CCNP
12 28 (1.26%) DV Cleared
13 22 (0.99%) NCDA
14 20 (0.90%) CCNA
15 19 (0.85%) CISSP
15 19 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 14 (0.63%) MCTS
17 13 (0.58%) CCIE
18 10 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (7.37%) QA
2 83 (3.73%) COBIT
3 64 (2.88%) Solvency II
4 29 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (0.81%) CRD IV
6 17 (0.76%) SLA
7 15 (0.67%) Basel II
8 11 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (0.45%) ISO 9001
10 9 (0.40%) Data Quality
11 8 (0.36%) HL7
11 8 (0.36%) IAS 39
12 6 (0.27%) PCI DSS
13 3 (0.13%) ISO 8583
13 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 2 (0.090%) ISO 9000
14 2 (0.090%) DICOM
15 1 (0.045%) Basel III
15 1 (0.045%) WCAG
15 1 (0.045%) BS7799
System Software
1 139 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 104 (4.67%) Active Directory
3 36 (1.62%) Hyper-V
4 26 (1.17%) Xen
5 22 (0.99%) vSphere
6 20 (0.90%) XenApp
7 18 (0.81%) XenServer
7 18 (0.81%) Apache Flume
8 13 (0.58%) UAG
8 13 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
8 13 (0.58%) VMware ESX
9 10 (0.45%) KVM
10 9 (0.40%) Squid
10 9 (0.40%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.18%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.18%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.13%) Docker
14 2 (0.090%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 75 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
2 58 (2.61%) Puppet
3 23 (1.03%) SCOM
4 16 (0.72%) Nagios
4 16 (0.72%) SCCM
4 16 (0.72%) HP UCMDB
5 7 (0.31%) OpenSSO
5 7 (0.31%) Control-M
6 5 (0.22%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.18%) WSUS
8 2 (0.090%) MOM
8 2 (0.090%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.090%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.090%) Cacti
8 2 (0.090%) Ganglia
8 2 (0.090%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.090%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.090%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 430 (19.33%) Microsoft
2 426 (19.15%) Oracle
3 243 (10.92%) SAP
4 193 (8.67%) VMware
5 94 (4.22%) Cisco
6 85 (3.82%) TIBCO
7 80 (3.60%) Siebel
8 79 (3.55%) Citrix
9 66 (2.97%) Business Objects
9 66 (2.97%) IBM
10 64 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
11 60 (2.70%) Informatica
12 59 (2.65%) HP
13 57 (2.56%) NetApp
14 56 (2.52%) EMC
15 52 (2.34%) JBoss
16 49 (2.20%) Adobe
17 41 (1.84%) Juniper
18 38 (1.71%) Tableau
19 37 (1.66%) Red Hat
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Acorn
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 12K Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + Pension, Health, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Nakama
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k - 60k
Posted: Yesterday
Newark, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Code IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus, high % Pension scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Edge Recruit Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + pension, medical etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + Exec Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + Exec Bens
Posted: 3 days ago