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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 330 274 294
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +20
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 923 1075 984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 1.04% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.26% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 735 783 775
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 £82,500 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%

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
87118 85337 88637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.67% 82.25% 80.09%
Number of salaries quoted 71745 68049 75137
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -63 844 £62,500 +4.16% 95
London -31 433 £70,000 +9.80% 47
South East -51 190 £60,000 +9.09% 14
City of London -57 77 £70,000 -12.50% 8
North West +15 62 £50,000 -23.07% 6
Surrey -28 57 £57,500 +23.06% 2
South West -1 41 £45,000 -14.28% 9
Yorkshire -49 41 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Berkshire -22 39 £67,500 +28.57% 3
Hampshire +6 38 £65,000 +16.07%
West Yorkshire -23 34 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Oxfordshire +21 33 £47,500 -31.15% 3
East of England -40 33 £62,500 +25.00% 5
West Midlands -1 31 £63,000 +14.54% 6
Manchester +11 28 £49,000 -21.60% 5
Scotland +26 25 £60,000 +50.00% 3
Reading -7 24 £67,500 +35.00% 2
Leeds -30 22 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Oxford +16 20 £47,500 -31.15% 2
Cheshire +3 17 £49,500 -34.00%
Guildford +5 16 £41,250 -13.15%
Andover - 16 £62,500 -
Glasgow +14 15 £80,000 +113.33% 2
Birmingham -15 15 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Portsmouth - 15 £65,000 -
Essex -21 14 £62,500 +38.88% 2
Wiltshire +10 13 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Wales -7 13 £35,000 -1.40% 2
Egham -26 13 - -
Gloucestershire +5 11 £31,500 -21.25%

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 594 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
2 518 (27.79%) Microsoft
3 448 (24.03%) Finance
4 418 (22.42%) Java
5 396 (21.24%) .NET
6 386 (20.71%) SQL Server
7 356 (19.10%) Windows
8 355 (19.05%) SQL
9 338 (18.13%) Degree
10 334 (17.92%) Project Management
11 303 (16.26%) C#
12 300 (16.09%) Oracle
13 293 (15.72%) SOA
14 260 (13.95%) JavaScript
15 239 (12.82%) VMware
16 234 (12.55%) Scrum
17 227 (12.18%) Web Services
18 194 (10.41%) HTML
18 194 (10.41%) MS Excel
19 193 (10.35%) Mentoring
20 190 (10.19%) Enterprise Architecture
21 186 (9.98%) CRM
22 185 (9.92%) CSS
23 179 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
24 174 (9.33%) XML
24 174 (9.33%) MVC
25 170 (9.12%) Linux
26 166 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
27 164 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
28 161 (8.64%) SharePoint

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 161 (8.64%) SharePoint
2 62 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 59 (3.17%) WebSphere
4 51 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 49 (2.63%) IIS
6 48 (2.58%) WebLogic
7 44 (2.36%) SAS
7 44 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 41 (2.20%) MQSeries
9 40 (2.15%) Office Communications Server
10 39 (2.09%) JBoss
11 37 (1.98%) CMS
12 33 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
13 30 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
14 27 (1.45%) NServiceBus
14 27 (1.45%) Lync
14 27 (1.45%) OpenStack
15 24 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
15 24 (1.29%) Node.js
15 24 (1.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 194 (10.41%) MS Excel
2 58 (3.11%) MS Office
3 22 (1.18%) PowerPivot
4 18 (0.97%) SPSS
5 11 (0.59%) MS Project
6 7 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.27%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.21%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.11%) FastStats
9 2 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.054%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.054%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 71 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
3 24 (1.29%) SAP SCM
4 17 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
5 16 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
6 11 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 10 (0.54%) Magento
8 9 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
9 6 (0.32%) SAP IS-U
10 5 (0.27%) SAP SRM
10 5 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (0.21%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.21%) Temenos T24
11 4 (0.21%) Oracle iRecruitment
12 3 (0.16%) Markit EDM
12 3 (0.16%) Agresso
12 3 (0.16%) RMDS
13 2 (0.11%) Exstream
13 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 98 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
3 55 (2.95%) SaaS
4 41 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
5 37 (1.98%) IaaS
6 32 (1.72%) Office 365
7 25 (1.34%) PaaS
8 13 (0.70%) Terremark
9 12 (0.64%) Google Apps
10 9 (0.48%) Force.com
11 8 (0.43%) GitHub
12 7 (0.38%) Taleo
13 2 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
13 2 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
13 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.054%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.054%) MailChimp
14 1 (0.054%) Trello
14 1 (0.054%) Basecamp
14 1 (0.054%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 139 (7.46%) Firewall
2 132 (7.08%) SAN
3 102 (5.47%) Internet
4 52 (2.79%) WAN
4 52 (2.79%) NAS
5 50 (2.68%) VPN
6 37 (1.98%) LAN
6 37 (1.98%) Network Security
7 31 (1.66%) SSL
7 31 (1.66%) MPLS
8 29 (1.56%) Unified Communications
9 26 (1.39%) Wireless
9 26 (1.39%) DNS
10 24 (1.29%) TCP/IP
11 22 (1.18%) OSPF
11 22 (1.18%) BGP
12 17 (0.91%) HTTP
12 17 (0.91%) Broadband
12 17 (0.91%) iSCSI
13 15 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 386 (20.71%) SQL Server
2 142 (7.62%) Data Warehouse
3 102 (5.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 100 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 86 (4.61%) Relational Database
6 69 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 65 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 64 (3.43%) MySQL
9 56 (3.00%) Big Data
10 50 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
11 47 (2.52%) NoSQL
12 46 (2.47%) RDBMS
13 41 (2.20%) Hadoop
14 32 (1.72%) Oracle Database
15 30 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 29 (1.56%) QlikView
17 28 (1.50%) DB2
18 24 (1.29%) MongoDB
19 23 (1.23%) Oracle ODI
20 21 (1.13%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 74 (3.97%) Visual Studio
2 68 (3.65%) Git (software)
3 42 (2.25%) NUnit
4 41 (2.20%) Subversion
5 40 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 38 (2.04%) JIRA
7 35 (1.88%) Ant
8 26 (1.39%) Selenium
9 24 (1.29%) Talend Open Studio
10 23 (1.23%) TeamCity
11 22 (1.18%) JUnit
11 22 (1.18%) Eclipse
12 20 (1.07%) Maven
13 19 (1.02%) Jenkins
14 17 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
15 16 (0.86%) Moq
15 16 (0.86%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
16 15 (0.80%) ReSharper
17 14 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
18 13 (0.70%) Fiddler
General
1 448 (24.03%) Finance
2 151 (8.10%) Banking
3 138 (7.40%) Telecoms
4 131 (7.03%) Retail
5 83 (4.45%) Marketing
6 51 (2.74%) Investment Banking
6 51 (2.74%) Back Office
7 49 (2.63%) Manufacturing
8 33 (1.77%) Advertising
9 26 (1.39%) Legal
9 26 (1.39%) Front Office
10 19 (1.02%) German Language
11 18 (0.97%) Local Government
12 16 (0.86%) Law
13 15 (0.80%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.80%) Retail Banking
13 15 (0.80%) French Language
14 13 (0.70%) Billing
15 10 (0.54%) Electronics
16 8 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 827 (44.37%) Architect
2 320 (17.17%) Developer
3 298 (15.99%) Solutions Architect
4 287 (15.40%) Technical Architect
5 172 (9.23%) Consultant
6 110 (5.90%) Senior Developer
7 99 (5.31%) Analyst
8 77 (4.13%) Infrastructure Architect
9 67 (3.59%) .NET Developer
10 63 (3.38%) Business Analyst
10 63 (3.38%) Senior Architect
11 58 (3.11%) Java Developer
12 55 (2.95%) Project Manager
12 55 (2.95%) Development Manager
13 50 (2.68%) Enterprise Architect
14 44 (2.36%) Data Architect
15 42 (2.25%) Designer
16 38 (2.04%) C# Developer
16 38 (2.04%) Team Leader
17 36 (1.93%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 396 (21.24%) .NET
2 227 (12.18%) Web Services
3 194 (10.41%) HTML
4 185 (9.92%) CSS
5 174 (9.33%) XML
6 158 (8.48%) jQuery
7 152 (8.15%) ASP.NET
8 119 (6.38%) J2EE
9 108 (5.79%) Middleware
10 105 (5.63%) WCF
11 97 (5.20%) Spring
12 95 (5.10%) .NET Framework
13 84 (4.51%) Ajax
14 80 (4.29%) HTML5
15 70 (3.76%) SOAP
16 66 (3.54%) REST
17 62 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
18 60 (3.22%) AngularJS
19 49 (2.63%) JSON
20 47 (2.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 166 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (6.87%) Enterprise Software
3 122 (6.55%) Management Information System
4 85 (4.56%) Clustering
5 78 (4.18%) User Experience
6 77 (4.13%) Computer Science
7 63 (3.38%) Open Source
8 47 (2.52%) Data Integration
9 45 (2.41%) Client/Server
9 45 (2.41%) N-Tier
10 31 (1.66%) CMDB
11 27 (1.45%) Replication
12 22 (1.18%) Mobile App
13 21 (1.13%) Mathematics
14 20 (1.07%) Digital Media
15 19 (1.02%) Derivative
15 19 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 17 (0.91%) Visualisation
17 16 (0.86%) Social Media
18 14 (0.75%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 356 (19.10%) Windows
2 170 (9.12%) Linux
3 115 (6.17%) UNIX
4 103 (5.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 60 (3.22%) Android
7 57 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 47 (2.52%) Apple iOS
9 28 (1.50%) AIX
10 27 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (1.13%) Solaris
12 17 (0.91%) Windows 7
13 13 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
14 12 (0.64%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.43%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.32%) HPUX
16 6 (0.32%) CentOS
16 6 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.21%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 594 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
2 334 (17.92%) Project Management
3 293 (15.72%) SOA
4 234 (12.55%) Scrum
5 193 (10.35%) Mentoring
6 190 (10.19%) Enterprise Architecture
7 186 (9.98%) CRM
8 179 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
9 174 (9.33%) MVC
10 150 (8.05%) ITIL
11 146 (7.83%) UML
12 143 (7.67%) E-Commerce
13 142 (7.62%) Software Engineering
14 138 (7.40%) TDD
15 137 (7.35%) Data Modelling
16 132 (7.08%) TOGAF
17 123 (6.60%) Waterfall
18 121 (6.49%) Coaching
19 116 (6.22%) Continuous Integration
20 112 (6.01%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 418 (22.42%) Java
2 355 (19.05%) SQL
3 303 (16.26%) C#
4 260 (13.95%) JavaScript
5 92 (4.94%) PHP
6 90 (4.83%) T-SQL
7 75 (4.02%) C++
8 61 (3.27%) C
9 53 (2.84%) Python
10 36 (1.93%) PowerShell
11 34 (1.82%) XPath
12 31 (1.66%) Ruby
12 31 (1.66%) R
13 20 (1.07%) Shell Script
13 20 (1.07%) Perl
14 18 (0.97%) VBA
14 18 (0.97%) Apex Code
15 13 (0.70%) Scala
16 12 (0.64%) Groovy
16 12 (0.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 338 (18.13%) Degree
2 111 (5.95%) Security Cleared
3 106 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 88 (4.72%) SC Cleared
5 69 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (3.11%) MCSE
7 46 (2.47%) DV Cleared
8 36 (1.93%) PMI Certification
8 36 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 32 (1.72%) PMP
10 31 (1.66%) MCSA
10 31 (1.66%) CCNA
10 31 (1.66%) MCTS
11 30 (1.61%) CCNP
12 27 (1.45%) MCITP
13 22 (1.18%) CISSP
14 19 (1.02%) MBA
15 18 (0.97%) LPIC
16 12 (0.64%) ISEB
16 12 (0.64%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (8.53%) QA
2 42 (2.25%) SLA
3 28 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.97%) Solvency II
5 17 (0.91%) COBIT
6 9 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.48%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.27%) CRD IV
8 5 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.21%) FATCA
10 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.11%) HL7
12 1 (0.054%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.054%) GPG13
12 1 (0.054%) P3O
System Software
1 164 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 131 (7.03%) Active Directory
3 69 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 40 (2.15%) vSphere
5 33 (1.77%) XenApp
6 31 (1.66%) VMware ESX
7 23 (1.23%) XenServer
8 19 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (0.64%) HDFS
10 7 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.27%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.21%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.21%) NFS
14 2 (0.11%) vCloud
15 1 (0.054%) KVM
15 1 (0.054%) UAG
15 1 (0.054%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.054%) Oracle RMAN
15 1 (0.054%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 40 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
2 37 (1.98%) Puppet
3 24 (1.29%) SCCM
4 11 (0.59%) SCOrch
4 11 (0.59%) Nagios
5 10 (0.54%) SCOM
5 10 (0.54%) HP UCMDB
6 9 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 8 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
7 8 (0.43%) CA SiteMinder
8 7 (0.38%) Legato
8 7 (0.38%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (0.32%) OpenView
9 6 (0.32%) Unicenter
9 6 (0.32%) logstash
10 5 (0.27%) Icinga
10 5 (0.27%) Oozie
10 5 (0.27%) FortiGate
10 5 (0.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 518 (27.79%) Microsoft
2 300 (16.09%) Oracle
3 239 (12.82%) VMware
4 130 (6.97%) IBM
5 125 (6.71%) SAP
6 124 (6.65%) Cisco
7 97 (5.20%) HP
8 92 (4.94%) Citrix
9 88 (4.72%) NetApp
10 52 (2.79%) Tableau
11 51 (2.74%) TIBCO
12 44 (2.36%) EMC
13 42 (2.25%) Informatica
13 42 (2.25%) CommVault
14 40 (2.15%) Juniper
15 33 (1.77%) Google
16 32 (1.72%) Adobe
17 30 (1.61%) Cognos
17 30 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
18 26 (1.39%) Red Hat
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + up to 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + ben+ training
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 15% Bonus, Pensions
Posted: 4 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + up to 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
UK
Ashdown IT
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum + £kOT + bens + £2k clothing
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + uncapped bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 70000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Esum
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Esum
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago