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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 318 283 286
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +3
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 974 1015 1060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 0.93% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.19% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 744 793 867
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £61,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94231 85648 91265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.41% 78.72% 77.39%
Number of salaries quoted 75933 70032 77735
Average salary £47,500 £46,250 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +0.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -34 881 £60,000 - 81
London -32 453 £69,000 -1.42% 36
South East -101 137 £50,000 -3.84% 11
City of London -25 132 £70,000 +6.06% 12
Yorkshire +2 91 £50,000 +16.27% 10
West Yorkshire +4 77 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Leeds 0 73 £50,000 +25.00% 9
South West +31 69 £55,000 +10.00% 6
East of England +12 54 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Berkshire -14 42 £50,000 -11.11% 4
Surrey -48 41 £53,750 +11.97% 2
West Midlands +2 39 £55,000 - 7
Scotland +7 37 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Bedfordshire +11 33 £46,750 -16.88% 2
Reading -15 28 £45,000 - 4
North West -27 27 £49,250 +9.44% 3
Luton +5 22 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Somerset -4 21 £55,000 +29.41%
Buckinghamshire -3 20 £50,000 -11.11% 1
Egham -1 19 - -
East Midlands -6 19 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Hampshire -56 19 £40,000 -40.29% 2
Wiltshire +9 18 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Glasgow +3 18 £40,000 -33.33% 2
Birmingham -6 17 £55,000 - 3
Gloucestershire +10 16 £37,000 -48.96% 2
Bath - 15 £55,000 -
Edinburgh -14 14 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Swindon - 14 £39,500 - 1
Manchester -19 13 £75,000 +66.66% 2

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 562 (26.69%) Java
2 524 (24.88%) Finance
3 470 (22.32%) Project Management
4 440 (20.89%) Microsoft
5 382 (18.14%) Oracle
6 373 (17.71%) SQL
7 346 (16.43%) .NET
8 329 (15.62%) SQL Server
9 323 (15.34%) Degree
10 303 (14.39%) SOA
11 297 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
12 287 (13.63%) C#
13 276 (13.11%) Windows
14 250 (11.87%) Banking
15 248 (11.78%) Scrum
16 243 (11.54%) Web Services
17 232 (11.02%) JavaScript
18 230 (10.92%) Software Engineering
19 223 (10.59%) Linux
20 214 (10.16%) HTML
21 213 (10.11%) XML
22 208 (9.88%) VMware
23 200 (9.50%) CRM
24 191 (9.07%) TDD
25 182 (8.64%) QA
26 181 (8.59%) SAP
27 179 (8.50%) ASP.NET
28 176 (8.36%) ITIL
29 172 (8.17%) Middleware
30 169 (8.02%) Relational Database

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 122 (5.79%) SharePoint
2 113 (5.37%) Tomcat
3 96 (4.56%) MS Exchange
4 90 (4.27%) WebLogic
5 78 (3.70%) Apache
6 77 (3.66%) Adobe CQ
7 73 (3.47%) CMS
8 64 (3.04%) WebSphere
9 63 (2.99%) IIS
10 61 (2.90%) NetWeaver
11 55 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
12 50 (2.37%) Lync
13 47 (2.23%) Office Communications Server
14 46 (2.18%) MQSeries
15 41 (1.95%) GlassFish
16 37 (1.76%) WebLogic Portal
17 34 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
18 33 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
19 31 (1.47%) SAS
19 31 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 162 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 35 (1.66%) MS Office
3 15 (0.71%) SPSS
3 15 (0.71%) MS Project
4 12 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.33%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.095%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.047%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.047%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.047%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 45 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
3 33 (1.57%) SAP SCM
4 29 (1.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 28 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
6 21 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
6 21 (1.00%) Oracle General Ledger
7 19 (0.90%) SAP CRM
8 18 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
9 12 (0.57%) SAP Bank Analyzer
9 12 (0.57%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 12 (0.57%) SAP MDM
10 11 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
11 10 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
11 10 (0.47%) Magento
12 9 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
12 9 (0.43%) SAP PSCD
12 9 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 8 (0.38%) Temenos T24
13 8 (0.38%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 74 (3.51%) SaaS
2 72 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
3 48 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (1.99%) Office 365
5 23 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (0.76%) Taleo
7 15 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (0.66%) IaaS
8 14 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
9 8 (0.38%) PaaS
10 6 (0.28%) GitHub
11 3 (0.14%) Force.com
12 1 (0.047%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.047%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.047%) LucidChart
Communications & Networking
1 113 (5.37%) SAN
2 109 (5.18%) Internet
3 63 (2.99%) HTTP
4 54 (2.56%) NAS
5 53 (2.52%) WAN
6 52 (2.47%) LAN
6 52 (2.47%) Unified Communications
7 34 (1.61%) AMQP
8 32 (1.52%) Intranet
9 28 (1.33%) Firewall
10 26 (1.23%) TCP/IP
11 22 (1.04%) VPN
12 20 (0.95%) SSL
13 19 (0.90%) LDAP
14 18 (0.85%) FTP
15 15 (0.71%) VoIP
16 14 (0.66%) DNS
17 11 (0.52%) MPLS
18 9 (0.43%) OSPF
18 9 (0.43%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 329 (15.62%) SQL Server
2 169 (8.02%) Relational Database
3 112 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
4 97 (4.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 93 (4.42%) MySQL
6 86 (4.08%) Oracle Database
7 84 (3.99%) RDBMS
8 73 (3.47%) Big Data
9 66 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
10 60 (2.85%) NoSQL
11 48 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 46 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
13 36 (1.71%) Oracle BI EE
14 34 (1.61%) QlikView
14 34 (1.61%) Oracle ODI
14 34 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
15 30 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 29 (1.38%) Hadoop
17 28 (1.33%) Spotfire
17 28 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 83 (3.94%) Visual Studio
2 73 (3.47%) Subversion
3 51 (2.42%) Git (software)
3 51 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (1.95%) JUnit
5 29 (1.38%) Maven
6 28 (1.33%) Selenium
7 24 (1.14%) Toad
8 21 (1.00%) Cucumber
9 20 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
9 20 (0.95%) Jenkins
10 19 (0.90%) Ant
11 14 (0.66%) TeamCity
11 14 (0.66%) SpecFlow
12 11 (0.52%) JIRA
13 10 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 9 (0.43%) Rational Rose
14 9 (0.43%) NUnit
15 8 (0.38%) Eclipse
16 7 (0.33%) MorphX
General
1 524 (24.88%) Finance
2 250 (11.87%) Banking
3 162 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 132 (6.27%) Investment Banking
5 119 (5.65%) Retail
6 89 (4.23%) Marketing
7 54 (2.56%) Front Office
7 54 (2.56%) Back Office
8 52 (2.47%) Billing
9 49 (2.33%) Legal
10 47 (2.23%) Advertising
11 37 (1.76%) Manufacturing
12 34 (1.61%) Retail Banking
13 21 (1.00%) Games
14 18 (0.85%) Local Government
15 16 (0.76%) Publishing
15 16 (0.76%) Law
16 15 (0.71%) General Ledger
17 5 (0.24%) Automotive
17 5 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 851 (40.41%) Architect
2 407 (19.33%) Developer
3 360 (17.09%) Consultant
4 336 (15.95%) Solutions Architect
5 274 (13.01%) Technical Architect
6 161 (7.64%) Senior Developer
7 121 (5.75%) Analyst
8 105 (4.99%) Java Developer
9 94 (4.46%) Business Analyst
9 94 (4.46%) Senior Architect
10 86 (4.08%) SAP Architect
11 73 (3.47%) .NET Developer
12 60 (2.85%) Lead Developer
13 54 (2.56%) Team Leader
14 52 (2.47%) Technical Consultant
15 50 (2.37%) Senior Consultant
16 48 (2.28%) C# Developer
16 48 (2.28%) Senior Java Developer
17 47 (2.23%) Technical Manager
18 46 (2.18%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (16.43%) .NET
2 243 (11.54%) Web Services
3 214 (10.16%) HTML
4 213 (10.11%) XML
5 179 (8.50%) ASP.NET
6 172 (8.17%) Middleware
7 164 (7.79%) CSS
8 146 (6.93%) J2EE
9 140 (6.65%) .NET Framework
10 135 (6.41%) SOAP
11 125 (5.94%) jQuery
12 118 (5.60%) WCF
13 102 (4.84%) Spring
14 95 (4.51%) REST
15 93 (4.42%) Java EE
16 91 (4.32%) HTML5
17 75 (3.56%) Ajax
18 70 (3.32%) ActiveMQ
19 66 (3.13%) JSON
20 63 (2.99%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 164 (7.79%) Enterprise Software
2 123 (5.84%) Open Source
3 115 (5.46%) Management Information System
4 73 (3.47%) Clustering
5 62 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 60 (2.85%) N-Tier
7 44 (2.09%) Mobile App
8 34 (1.61%) Symmetrix
9 33 (1.57%) RIA
10 31 (1.47%) Data Integration
10 31 (1.47%) Derivative
11 30 (1.42%) Client/Server
11 30 (1.42%) RMADS
12 26 (1.23%) CESG
13 24 (1.14%) Mathematics
14 23 (1.09%) Data Conversion
15 21 (1.00%) CESG CLAS
16 20 (0.95%) IVR
16 20 (0.95%) Replication
17 19 (0.90%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 276 (13.11%) Windows
2 223 (10.59%) Linux
3 116 (5.51%) UNIX
4 70 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (2.75%) Android
5 58 (2.75%) Solaris
6 50 (2.37%) Apple iOS
7 48 (2.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (1.04%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.57%) Debian
11 9 (0.43%) Windows 2000
12 8 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.28%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
14 5 (0.24%) AIX
15 3 (0.14%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.047%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.047%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (22.32%) Project Management
2 303 (14.39%) SOA
3 297 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
4 248 (11.78%) Scrum
5 230 (10.92%) Software Engineering
6 200 (9.50%) CRM
7 191 (9.07%) TDD
8 176 (8.36%) ITIL
9 167 (7.93%) Enterprise Architecture
10 159 (7.55%) E-Commerce
11 157 (7.45%) Business Analysis
12 153 (7.26%) TOGAF
13 148 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
14 135 (6.41%) UML
15 130 (6.17%) Risk Management
16 128 (6.08%) Migration
17 124 (5.89%) PRINCE2
18 122 (5.79%) MVC
19 119 (5.65%) Waterfall
20 118 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 562 (26.69%) Java
2 373 (17.71%) SQL
3 287 (13.63%) C#
4 232 (11.02%) JavaScript
5 109 (5.18%) C++
6 97 (4.61%) PHP
7 83 (3.94%) C
8 79 (3.75%) Ruby
9 62 (2.94%) T-SQL
10 59 (2.80%) Perl
10 59 (2.80%) Python
11 51 (2.42%) PL/SQL
12 30 (1.42%) Shell Script
13 25 (1.19%) Scala
14 24 (1.14%) ABAP
15 18 (0.85%) Objective-C
15 18 (0.85%) R
16 16 (0.76%) VB
16 16 (0.76%) VB.NET
17 12 (0.57%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 323 (15.34%) Degree
2 90 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 70 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 56 (2.66%) SC Cleared
5 53 (2.52%) MCSE
6 51 (2.42%) MCITP
7 43 (2.04%) MCTS
8 40 (1.90%) MCSA
9 39 (1.85%) PMI Certification
10 37 (1.76%) PMP
11 35 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
12 31 (1.47%) CISSP
13 27 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 26 (1.23%) DV Cleared
15 17 (0.81%) CCNP
16 15 (0.71%) NCDA
17 14 (0.66%) CCIE
17 14 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 10 (0.47%) MBA
19 8 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (8.64%) QA
2 51 (2.42%) COBIT
3 28 (1.33%) SLA
4 25 (1.19%) Solvency II
5 22 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (1.00%) Data Quality
7 20 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (0.57%) ISO 9001
9 11 (0.52%) CRD IV
10 8 (0.38%) IAS 39
10 8 (0.38%) Basel II
10 8 (0.38%) PCI DSS
11 7 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 4 (0.19%) ISO 8583
13 3 (0.14%) WCAG
13 3 (0.14%) HL7
14 2 (0.095%) ISO 9000
15 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 166 (7.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 121 (5.75%) Active Directory
3 71 (3.37%) Hyper-V
4 44 (2.09%) XenApp
5 32 (1.52%) XenServer
6 29 (1.38%) Xen
7 22 (1.04%) vSphere
8 20 (0.95%) XenDesktop
9 16 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (0.66%) Apache Flume
11 13 (0.62%) VMware ESX
11 13 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (0.24%) RHEV
13 5 (0.24%) HDFS
14 4 (0.19%) VirtualBox
14 4 (0.19%) PowerHA
14 4 (0.19%) UAG
15 3 (0.14%) GPFS
15 3 (0.14%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 42 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (1.33%) Puppet
3 19 (0.90%) Backup Exec
4 17 (0.81%) SCOM
4 17 (0.81%) Nagios
5 16 (0.76%) SCCM
6 13 (0.62%) Oracle Identity Management
6 13 (0.62%) OpenSSO
7 12 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 11 (0.52%) NetBackup
8 11 (0.52%) MOM
9 9 (0.43%) HP UCMDB
10 8 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 8 (0.38%) WSUS
11 7 (0.33%) Control-M
12 6 (0.28%) Data Guard
13 5 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 5 (0.24%) CA SiteMinder
14 3 (0.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 440 (20.89%) Microsoft
2 382 (18.14%) Oracle
3 208 (9.88%) VMware
4 181 (8.59%) SAP
5 102 (4.84%) Adobe
6 94 (4.46%) Citrix
7 86 (4.08%) Cisco
8 71 (3.37%) EMC
9 66 (3.13%) NetApp
10 58 (2.75%) JBoss
10 58 (2.75%) Business Objects
11 55 (2.61%) IBM
12 53 (2.52%) TIBCO
13 51 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
13 51 (2.42%) Informatica
14 47 (2.23%) HP
15 46 (2.18%) hybris
16 44 (2.09%) F5
17 40 (1.90%) Google
18 33 (1.57%) Tableau
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Red Commerce
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 7% Pension, 25 days, Healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + Pension, Health, Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Flexible Benefits, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £70000 to £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Based On Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £35-£40k Basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago