Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Technical Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Architecture over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 411 350 396
Rank change year-on-year -61 +46 -12
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 1,179 1,455 1,585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.73% 0.87% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.97% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 851 1,106 1,280
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £42,899 £41,625 £40,925
90th Percentile £97,750 £100,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% -

Technical Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 145,616 149,673 174,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.83% 89.55% 88.88%
Number of salaries quoted 117,972 124,658 146,059
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Technical Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in England

Technical Architecture
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Technical Architecture in England

Technical Architecture
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architecture in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Architecture in England

Technical Architecture
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -50 580 £72,500 -3.33% 55
South East +6 203 £60,000 +14.29% 23
North of England +45 190 £57,500 +15.00% 20
Yorkshire +42 96 £58,750 -1.67% 5
Midlands -39 81 £65,000 -13.33% 16
North West +15 79 £60,000 +14.29% 8
South West -32 68 £60,000 -17.24% 7
West Midlands -12 50 £67,500 +17.39% 8
East of England -33 37 £60,000 - 8
East Midlands -10 30 £57,500 -23.33% 8
North East -27 15 £55,000 +144.44% 7
Technical Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 460 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 333 (28.24%) Finance
3 245 (20.78%) Java
4 235 (19.93%) Project Management
5 215 (18.24%) Amazon AWS
6 196 (16.62%) Degree
7 191 (16.20%) .NET
8 172 (14.59%) C#
9 171 (14.50%) SQL
10 164 (13.91%) Scrum
11 153 (12.98%) Linux
12 147 (12.47%) JavaScript
12 147 (12.47%) Microsoft Azure
12 147 (12.47%) IT Strategy
13 145 (12.30%) Microsoft
14 142 (12.04%) Banking
15 136 (11.54%) SDLC
16 131 (11.11%) TDD
17 127 (10.77%) DevOps
18 125 (10.60%) ITIL
19 124 (10.52%) Web Services
20 123 (10.43%) Windows
21 121 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
22 118 (10.01%) Microservices
23 117 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
23 117 (9.92%) SQL Server
24 114 (9.67%) TOGAF
25 112 (9.50%) Analytics
25 112 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
26 108 (9.16%) Presales

Technical Architecture
Co-occurring 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 34 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 29 (2.46%) OpenStack
3 24 (2.04%) Apache
4 23 (1.95%) IIS
5 22 (1.87%) Confluence
6 18 (1.53%) Apache Spark
7 16 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (1.10%) Apache Solr
8 13 (1.10%) NetWeaver
9 11 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (0.93%) Ethereum
9 11 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (0.93%) Skype for Business
9 11 (0.93%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.76%) CMS
11 8 (0.68%) MS Exchange
11 8 (0.68%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.59%) JBoss
12 7 (0.59%) SAS
13 6 (0.51%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 21 (1.78%) Spreadsheet
2 18 (1.53%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.085%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.085%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.02%) SAP S/4HANA
2 12 (1.02%) SAP SCM
3 8 (0.68%) Distributed Ledger
4 6 (0.51%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.42%) Eagle PACE
6 4 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.34%) MultiChain
6 4 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.34%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.34%) SAP GRC
6 4 (0.34%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.25%) Endur
7 3 (0.25%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.25%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.25%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 215 (18.24%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (12.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 83 (7.04%) SaaS
4 77 (6.53%) PaaS
5 62 (5.26%) Office 365
6 60 (5.09%) IaaS
7 28 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (1.19%) Force.com
9 13 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
10 12 (1.02%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 12 (1.02%) Serverless
10 12 (1.02%) TestFlight
11 10 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.59%) Azure Machine Learning
14 6 (0.51%) iPaaS
15 4 (0.34%) GitHub
16 3 (0.25%) Amazon S3
16 3 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
17 2 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.07%) WAN
2 46 (3.90%) LAN
3 39 (3.31%) SAN
4 32 (2.71%) Firewall
5 30 (2.54%) HTTP
6 28 (2.37%) Unified Communications
7 26 (2.21%) NAS
8 24 (2.04%) VoIP
9 22 (1.87%) Wireless
10 21 (1.78%) NFC
11 17 (1.44%) Internet
12 15 (1.27%) Ethernet
13 12 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
13 12 (1.02%) iSCSI
13 12 (1.02%) MQTT
14 11 (0.93%) DNS
14 11 (0.93%) Intranet
14 11 (0.93%) TCP/IP
15 9 (0.76%) FTP
15 9 (0.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 87 (7.38%) NoSQL
3 75 (6.36%) Big Data
4 43 (3.65%) MongoDB
5 37 (3.14%) MySQL
5 37 (3.14%) Relational Database
6 36 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (1.78%) Oracle Database
9 18 (1.53%) SAP Data Services
9 18 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (1.27%) Blockchain
11 15 (1.27%) RDBMS
11 15 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (0.93%) DB2
12 11 (0.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 11 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 81 (6.87%) Jenkins
2 55 (4.66%) Git (software)
3 36 (3.05%) JIRA
4 32 (2.71%) Subversion
5 31 (2.63%) Cucumber
6 30 (2.54%) Selenium
7 27 (2.29%) Visual Studio
8 20 (1.70%) Gradle
9 16 (1.36%) Appium
9 16 (1.36%) Artifactory
10 15 (1.27%) SpecFlow
11 13 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (1.10%) Xcode
12 12 (1.02%) Android Studio
12 12 (1.02%) Calabash
13 9 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (0.68%) Mercurial
15 6 (0.51%) Maven
16 5 (0.42%) Babel
17 4 (0.34%) ReSharper
General
1 333 (28.24%) Finance
2 142 (12.04%) Banking
3 94 (7.97%) Retail
4 71 (6.02%) Investment Banking
5 63 (5.34%) Retail Banking
6 60 (5.09%) Telecoms
7 53 (4.50%) Marketing
8 44 (3.73%) Legal
9 35 (2.97%) Electronics
10 25 (2.12%) Games
11 24 (2.04%) Law
12 22 (1.87%) Manufacturing
13 15 (1.27%) Back Office
13 15 (1.27%) Publishing
14 10 (0.85%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.76%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.51%) Advertising
17 5 (0.42%) Billing
17 5 (0.42%) Front Office
17 5 (0.42%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 447 (37.91%) Architect
2 161 (13.66%) Technical Architect
3 154 (13.06%) Developer
4 132 (11.20%) Solutions Architect
5 112 (9.50%) Consultant
6 95 (8.06%) Analyst
7 68 (5.77%) Business Analyst
8 50 (4.24%) Technical Consultant
9 46 (3.90%) Technical Leader
10 39 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
11 37 (3.14%) SAP Architect
12 36 (3.05%) Infrastructure Architect
13 34 (2.88%) .NET Developer
13 34 (2.88%) Cloud Architect
13 34 (2.88%) Java Developer
13 34 (2.88%) Lead Architect
13 34 (2.88%) Senior Business Analyst
13 34 (2.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
14 30 (2.54%) Delivery Manager
14 30 (2.54%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (16.20%) .NET
2 124 (10.52%) Web Services
3 81 (6.87%) AngularJS
3 81 (6.87%) HTML
4 79 (6.70%) Node.js
5 59 (5.00%) CSS
6 57 (4.83%) REST
7 52 (4.41%) XML
8 45 (3.82%) Spring
9 44 (3.73%) SOAP
10 42 (3.56%) Middleware
11 37 (3.14%) ASP.NET
12 33 (2.80%) .NET Framework
13 32 (2.71%) jQuery
14 31 (2.63%) J2EE
14 31 (2.63%) Spring Boot
14 31 (2.63%) WCF
15 30 (2.54%) React
16 26 (2.21%) JSON
16 26 (2.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 117 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (8.40%) User Experience
3 95 (8.06%) Computer Science
4 80 (6.79%) Enterprise Software
4 80 (6.79%) Management Information System
5 61 (5.17%) Data Centre
6 44 (3.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 43 (3.65%) Fixed Income
8 41 (3.48%) Mobile App
9 28 (2.37%) Mobile Payment
10 26 (2.21%) Fintech
11 24 (2.04%) Client/Server
11 24 (2.04%) Public Cloud
12 22 (1.87%) Virtual Team
13 21 (1.78%) Contactless
13 21 (1.78%) EMV
13 21 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
13 21 (1.78%) Smartcard
14 16 (1.36%) FMCG
15 15 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 153 (12.98%) Linux
2 123 (10.43%) Windows
3 53 (4.50%) Unix
4 37 (3.14%) Windows Server
5 27 (2.29%) Android
6 26 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 26 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.85%) AIX
11 9 (0.76%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.42%) Solaris
13 4 (0.34%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.34%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.085%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (19.93%) Project Management
3 164 (13.91%) Scrum
4 147 (12.47%) IT Strategy
5 136 (11.54%) SDLC
6 131 (11.11%) TDD
7 127 (10.77%) DevOps
8 125 (10.60%) ITIL
9 121 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 118 (10.01%) Microservices
11 114 (9.67%) TOGAF
12 112 (9.50%) Analytics
12 112 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
13 108 (9.16%) Presales
14 106 (8.99%) Enterprise Architecture
15 95 (8.06%) Service Delivery
16 90 (7.63%) Software Engineering
17 89 (7.55%) Migration
18 84 (7.12%) Coaching
19 83 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 245 (20.78%) Java
2 172 (14.59%) C#
3 171 (14.50%) SQL
4 147 (12.47%) JavaScript
5 100 (8.48%) Python
6 53 (4.50%) C++
7 45 (3.82%) Shell Script
8 43 (3.65%) Ruby
9 34 (2.88%) Scala
10 25 (2.12%) Go
11 24 (2.04%) Perl
11 24 (2.04%) T-SQL
12 22 (1.87%) PHP
13 19 (1.61%) C
14 13 (1.10%) Apex Code
14 13 (1.10%) R
15 12 (1.02%) PL/SQL
16 11 (0.93%) PowerShell
16 11 (0.93%) SOQL
17 10 (0.85%) ES6
Qualifications
1 196 (16.62%) Degree
2 36 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (2.88%) Security Cleared
4 28 (2.37%) SC Cleared
5 21 (1.78%) Master's Degree
6 17 (1.44%) CISSP
7 16 (1.36%) APMP
8 15 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (1.27%) PMP
9 13 (1.10%) PMI Certification
10 12 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (0.85%) CCNA
12 10 (0.85%) ISEB
13 9 (0.76%) CEH
14 8 (0.68%) CESG Certified Professional
14 8 (0.68%) DV Cleared
14 8 (0.68%) MCSE
15 7 (0.59%) CompTIA Security+
15 7 (0.59%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (7.97%) QA
2 29 (2.46%) SLA
3 25 (2.12%) GDPR
4 22 (1.87%) Data Quality
4 22 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 10 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.85%) PMO
6 9 (0.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 9 (0.76%) SEPA
7 6 (0.51%) COBIT
7 6 (0.51%) GPG13
8 5 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 4 (0.34%) RMADS
10 3 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.25%) MiFID
10 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (5.00%) Docker
3 42 (3.56%) Active Directory
4 27 (2.29%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.10%) Terminal Services
6 9 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.59%) NFS
7 7 (0.59%) Samba
7 7 (0.59%) XenApp
8 5 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.34%) GPFS
9 4 (0.34%) HDFS
9 4 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.34%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.25%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.25%) LXC
11 2 (0.17%) vSphere
12 1 (0.085%) Cronacle
12 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.085%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 51 (4.33%) Ansible
2 48 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (3.22%) Kubernetes
4 26 (2.21%) Puppet
5 16 (1.36%) SCCM
6 12 (1.02%) HockeyApp
7 8 (0.68%) Terraform
8 5 (0.42%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.34%) SCOM
9 4 (0.34%) WSUS
10 3 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.25%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.17%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.17%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.17%) Nagios
11 2 (0.17%) Oozie
12 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Intune
12 1 (0.085%) Oracle Identity Management
12 1 (0.085%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 145 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 103 (8.74%) VMware
3 84 (7.12%) Oracle
4 71 (6.02%) SAP
5 54 (4.58%) Citrix
6 52 (4.41%) Cisco
7 42 (3.56%) Murex
8 39 (3.31%) HP
9 35 (2.97%) Google
10 29 (2.46%) ServiceNow
11 23 (1.95%) NetApp
11 23 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
12 22 (1.87%) IBM
13 21 (1.78%) AppDynamics
13 21 (1.78%) Hyperion
14 18 (1.53%) BMC
15 17 (1.44%) CheckPoint
16 16 (1.36%) Tableau
17 15 (1.27%) EMC
17 15 (1.27%) Juniper