The median annual salary for a Platform Architect was £100,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform Architect
UK / England
Rank 804 903 920
Rank change year-on-year +99 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Architect 23 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.029% 0.018% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.018% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 4
Median salary £100,000 £80,000 £68,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +16.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £73,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £112,500 £103,000 £94,350
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £72,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -17.24% +26.08%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 75739 92695 95199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.28% 96.42% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 63358 78403 78502
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Platform Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Platform Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Platform Architect in England

Platform Architect
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Platform Architect in England.

Salary trend for Platform Architect in England

Platform Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Platform Architect in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Platform Architect in England

Platform Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +89 21 £100,000 +25.00% 2
South East +66 1 - - 1
South West - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -
Platform Architect
UK

Platform Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Platform Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Platform Architect in the job title.

1 24 (42.11%) Degree
2 22 (38.60%) Computer Science
3 21 (36.84%) Data Architecture
3 21 (36.84%) SaaS
3 21 (36.84%) Finance
4 20 (35.09%) Oracle
5 19 (33.33%) CRM
5 19 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 17 (29.82%) Data Management
6 17 (29.82%) PhD
7 16 (28.07%) Postgraduate
7 16 (28.07%) Back Office
7 16 (28.07%) Advertising
7 16 (28.07%) Marketing
7 16 (28.07%) Master Data Management
7 16 (28.07%) Mentoring
7 16 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (28.07%) Yammer
7 16 (28.07%) API Integration
8 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (22.81%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (19.30%) E-Commerce
9 11 (19.30%) DevOps
10 10 (17.54%) NoSQL
11 9 (15.79%) PaaS
11 9 (15.79%) Java
11 9 (15.79%) Big Data
12 8 (14.04%) Hadoop
12 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (12.28%) Linux

Platform Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.51%) CMS
2 1 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.75%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 21 (36.84%) SaaS
2 16 (28.07%) Yammer
3 13 (22.81%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (15.79%) PaaS
5 5 (8.77%) IaaS
6 4 (7.02%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (3.51%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (3.51%) Office 365
7 2 (3.51%) SoftLayer
8 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.75%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (1.75%) Route 53
8 1 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Firewall
2 2 (3.51%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) LAN
3 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) NoSQL
2 9 (15.79%) Big Data
3 8 (14.04%) Hadoop
4 6 (10.53%) MongoDB
5 5 (8.77%) RDBMS
5 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
6 4 (7.02%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (7.02%) Couchbase
7 3 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (5.26%) Data Lake
7 3 (5.26%) HBase
7 3 (5.26%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.75%) MySQL
8 1 (1.75%) NewSQL
8 1 (1.75%) Pentaho
General
1 21 (36.84%) Finance
2 16 (28.07%) Advertising
2 16 (28.07%) Back Office
2 16 (28.07%) Marketing
3 3 (5.26%) Publishing
3 3 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (3.51%) Local Government
4 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.75%) Automotive
5 1 (1.75%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) .NET
1 5 (8.77%) Web Services
2 4 (7.02%) Node.js
3 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 3 (5.26%) Middleware
3 3 (5.26%) REST
4 1 (1.75%) CSS
4 1 (1.75%) CSS3
4 1 (1.75%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) HTML5
4 1 (1.75%) J2EE
4 1 (1.75%) Kafka
4 1 (1.75%) LAMP
4 1 (1.75%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (1.75%) React
4 1 (1.75%) RESTful
4 1 (1.75%) SOAP
4 1 (1.75%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.75%) Spring Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 22 (38.60%) Computer Science
2 16 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.75%) Fintech
5 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Unix
3 4 (7.02%) Windows
4 3 (5.26%) Android
5 2 (3.51%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.75%) CentOS
6 1 (1.75%) Debian
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.75%) Solaris
6 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Data Architecture
2 19 (33.33%) CRM
2 19 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 17 (29.82%) Data Management
4 16 (28.07%) API Integration
4 16 (28.07%) Master Data Management
4 16 (28.07%) Mentoring
5 11 (19.30%) DevOps
5 11 (19.30%) E-Commerce
6 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (12.28%) Microservices
7 7 (12.28%) SOA
8 5 (8.77%) Anomaly Detection
8 5 (8.77%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (8.77%) Data Security
8 5 (8.77%) Electronic Trading
8 5 (8.77%) Open Source
8 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.02%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) Java
2 4 (7.02%) Python
3 2 (3.51%) C#
3 2 (3.51%) Go
3 2 (3.51%) Perl
4 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.75%) GraphQL
4 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.75%) PHP
4 1 (1.75%) R
4 1 (1.75%) Ruby
4 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (42.11%) Degree
2 17 (29.82%) PhD
3 16 (28.07%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.75%) Ansible
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (35.09%) Oracle
2 4 (7.02%) Google
2 4 (7.02%) ParAccel
2 4 (7.02%) Vertica
3 3 (5.26%) Apple
3 3 (5.26%) Hortonworks
3 3 (5.26%) Teradata
3 3 (5.26%) VMware
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.75%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco
5 1 (1.75%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.75%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.75%) Murex
5 1 (1.75%) New Relic
5 1 (1.75%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.75%) Splunk
5 1 (1.75%) Sybase
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