Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
UK > England
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 444 383 389
Rank change year-on-year -61 +6 -16
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 1,099 1,325 1,598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.66% 0.82% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.90% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 783 1,034 1,248
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £97,750 £100,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +5.69%

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 150,744 146,484 173,446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.82% 90.40% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 123,140 121,546 145,703
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -82 512 £75,000 - 56
South East +29 200 £62,500 +25.00% 30
North of England +7 175 £57,500 +15.00% 18
Yorkshire +31 108 £55,000 - 3
Midlands +10 97 £51,270 -29.28% 10
West Midlands +11 74 £51,270 -4.61% 4
North West -21 50 £60,000 +14.29% 11
South West -45 45 £60,000 -7.69% 4
East of England -43 43 £60,000 +57.89% 10
East Midlands -12 22 £63,750 -15.00% 6
North East -33 17 £55,000 +144.44% 4
Technical Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 457 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (27.30%) Finance
3 248 (22.57%) Java
4 239 (21.75%) Amazon AWS
5 231 (21.02%) Degree
6 207 (18.84%) Project Management
7 187 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
8 179 (16.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 175 (15.92%) C#
9 175 (15.92%) Microservices
10 173 (15.74%) Scrum
11 167 (15.20%) .NET
12 159 (14.47%) Microsoft
13 156 (14.19%) TDD
14 147 (13.38%) Enterprise Architecture
15 144 (13.10%) SQL
16 138 (12.56%) Big Data
17 136 (12.37%) TOGAF
18 135 (12.28%) Presales
19 132 (12.01%) Stakeholder Management
19 132 (12.01%) SQL Server
20 130 (11.83%) Banking
20 130 (11.83%) Analytics
20 130 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
21 128 (11.65%) DevOps
22 127 (11.56%) Web Services
23 124 (11.28%) JavaScript
23 124 (11.28%) VMware
24 123 (11.19%) ITIL
25 119 (10.83%) Windows

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 40 (3.64%) Apache
2 34 (3.09%) Confluence
3 27 (2.46%) OpenStack
4 26 (2.37%) SAS
5 25 (2.27%) JBoss
6 22 (2.00%) Apache Solr
6 22 (2.00%) Apache Spark
7 20 (1.82%) Tomcat
8 18 (1.64%) IIS
9 17 (1.55%) SharePoint
10 13 (1.18%) CMS
11 12 (1.09%) MS Exchange
12 11 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (0.73%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (0.55%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.45%) Drupal
15 5 (0.45%) Ethereum
15 5 (0.45%) NetWeaver
15 5 (0.45%) WildFly
Applications
1 17 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
2 12 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.091%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 35 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.64%) Distributed Ledger
3 6 (0.55%) Eagle PACE
4 4 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.36%) SAP SCM
5 3 (0.27%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.27%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.27%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.27%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.18%) Magento
6 2 (0.18%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.091%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.091%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.091%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.091%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 239 (21.75%) Amazon AWS
2 179 (16.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (7.92%) PaaS
4 63 (5.73%) SaaS
5 55 (5.00%) IaaS
6 50 (4.55%) Office 365
7 27 (2.46%) Google Cloud Platform
8 22 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
9 16 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (1.27%) Force.com
10 14 (1.27%) Serverless
11 13 (1.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 10 (0.91%) TestFlight
13 8 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (0.55%) Azure Machine Learning
15 5 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
15 5 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
16 4 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
16 4 (0.36%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 60 (5.46%) Wireless
2 30 (2.73%) SAN
3 29 (2.64%) Firewall
3 29 (2.64%) LAN
4 27 (2.46%) Unified Communications
5 25 (2.27%) WAN
6 24 (2.18%) NFC
7 21 (1.91%) Network Security
7 21 (1.91%) Wireless Security
8 14 (1.27%) DNS
8 14 (1.27%) Internet
9 13 (1.18%) Ethernet
9 13 (1.18%) HTTP
10 11 (1.00%) NAS
11 10 (0.91%) Intranet
11 10 (0.91%) MQTT
12 9 (0.82%) FTP
12 9 (0.82%) NetScaler
12 9 (0.82%) TCP/IP
12 9 (0.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (12.56%) Big Data
2 132 (12.01%) SQL Server
3 81 (7.37%) NoSQL
4 49 (4.46%) Relational Database
5 44 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (2.73%) MongoDB
7 23 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (1.91%) MySQL
8 21 (1.91%) RDBMS
9 20 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
9 20 (1.82%) Blockchain
10 19 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (1.55%) Hadoop
11 17 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
13 15 (1.36%) Base SAS
13 15 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (1.36%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 14 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (1.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 73 (6.64%) Jenkins
2 44 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 40 (3.64%) JIRA
4 32 (2.91%) Visual Studio
5 24 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (2.00%) Cucumber
7 17 (1.55%) Gradle
8 16 (1.46%) Appium
8 16 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (1.36%) SpecFlow
10 14 (1.27%) JUnit
11 13 (1.18%) Calabash
12 12 (1.09%) Subversion
13 11 (1.00%) Maven
13 11 (1.00%) TeamCity
13 11 (1.00%) Xcode
14 10 (0.91%) Android Studio
15 9 (0.82%) Selenium
16 8 (0.73%) Artifactory
17 7 (0.64%) SonarQube
General
1 300 (27.30%) Finance
2 130 (11.83%) Banking
3 110 (10.01%) Retail
4 80 (7.28%) Telecoms
5 54 (4.91%) Legal
6 39 (3.55%) Marketing
7 35 (3.18%) Pharmaceutical
8 34 (3.09%) Manufacturing
9 31 (2.82%) Law
10 29 (2.64%) Games
11 26 (2.37%) Electronics
12 20 (1.82%) German Language
12 20 (1.82%) Investment Banking
12 20 (1.82%) Italian Language
13 16 (1.46%) Publishing
14 15 (1.36%) Advertising
15 14 (1.27%) Local Government
16 12 (1.09%) Retail Banking
17 8 (0.73%) Back Office
17 8 (0.73%) Billing
Job Titles
1 482 (43.86%) Architect
2 170 (15.47%) Technical Architect
3 151 (13.74%) Solutions Architect
4 137 (12.47%) Developer
5 112 (10.19%) Consultant
6 85 (7.73%) Analyst
7 52 (4.73%) Business Analyst
8 50 (4.55%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 40 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
10 36 (3.28%) Cloud Architect
11 35 (3.18%) .NET Developer
11 35 (3.18%) Senior Consultant
12 34 (3.09%) Technical Leader
13 33 (3.00%) Infrastructure Architect
14 30 (2.73%) Senior Analyst
15 28 (2.55%) Lead Architect
16 26 (2.37%) Senior Business Analyst
17 25 (2.27%) Cisco Architect
17 25 (2.27%) Java Developer
18 24 (2.18%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (15.20%) .NET
2 127 (11.56%) Web Services
3 95 (8.64%) AngularJS
4 79 (7.19%) HTML
5 64 (5.82%) Spring
6 57 (5.19%) Node.js
7 54 (4.91%) XML
8 52 (4.73%) React
9 48 (4.37%) Spring Boot
9 48 (4.37%) WCF
10 47 (4.28%) CSS
11 43 (3.91%) RESTful
12 40 (3.64%) ASP.NET
13 37 (3.37%) Middleware
14 35 (3.18%) REST
15 34 (3.09%) SOAP
16 33 (3.00%) Django
17 31 (2.82%) .NET Framework
18 29 (2.64%) Kafka
19 26 (2.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 130 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (10.46%) Management Information System
3 90 (8.19%) Self-Motivation
4 79 (7.19%) Data Centre
5 77 (7.01%) Computer Science
6 59 (5.37%) Mobile App
7 55 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
8 51 (4.64%) User Experience
9 45 (4.09%) Greenfield Project
10 40 (3.64%) Fintech
11 26 (2.37%) Mobile Payment
11 26 (2.37%) Public Cloud
12 24 (2.18%) Contactless
12 24 (2.18%) EMV
12 24 (2.18%) Smartcard
13 21 (1.91%) Market Risk
14 20 (1.82%) Credit Risk
15 16 (1.46%) NHS
16 15 (1.36%) Client/Server
16 15 (1.36%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 119 (10.83%) Windows
2 118 (10.74%) Linux
3 57 (5.19%) Unix
4 33 (3.00%) Windows Server
5 27 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 26 (2.37%) Android
7 23 (2.09%) Solaris
8 21 (1.91%) AIX
9 18 (1.64%) HPUX
10 11 (1.00%) Windows 7
10 11 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.55%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.18%) CentOS
14 2 (0.18%) Debian
14 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.18%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (18.84%) Project Management
3 187 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
4 175 (15.92%) Microservices
5 173 (15.74%) Scrum
6 156 (14.19%) TDD
7 147 (13.38%) Enterprise Architecture
8 136 (12.37%) TOGAF
9 135 (12.28%) Presales
10 132 (12.01%) Stakeholder Management
11 130 (11.83%) Analytics
12 128 (11.65%) DevOps
13 123 (11.19%) ITIL
14 116 (10.56%) SDLC
15 112 (10.19%) Mentoring
16 106 (9.65%) IT Strategy
17 100 (9.10%) Continuous Integration
18 97 (8.83%) Coaching
18 97 (8.83%) SOA
19 86 (7.83%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 248 (22.57%) Java
2 175 (15.92%) C#
3 144 (13.10%) SQL
4 124 (11.28%) JavaScript
5 109 (9.92%) Python
6 57 (5.19%) C++
7 50 (4.55%) Scala
8 41 (3.73%) Go
9 34 (3.09%) Shell Script
10 31 (2.82%) Ruby
11 26 (2.37%) PowerShell
12 23 (2.09%) Java 8
13 19 (1.73%) T-SQL
14 17 (1.55%) Perl
15 14 (1.27%) Apex Code
15 14 (1.27%) R
16 13 (1.18%) PHP
17 11 (1.00%) ES6
17 11 (1.00%) SOQL
18 9 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 231 (21.02%) Degree
2 42 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (3.55%) CCIE
4 37 (3.37%) CCNA
5 30 (2.73%) TOGAF Certification
6 28 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
7 27 (2.46%) Security Cleared
8 22 (2.00%) ISEB
9 20 (1.82%) CCIE Data Center
9 20 (1.82%) CCIE Service Provider
10 17 (1.55%) CISSP
10 17 (1.55%) PMI Certification
11 16 (1.46%) SC Cleared
12 15 (1.36%) CCNP
13 14 (1.27%) APMP
13 14 (1.27%) EMC Certification
14 13 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (1.18%) Master's Degree
14 13 (1.18%) PMP
15 11 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (10.19%) QA
2 70 (6.37%) GDPR
3 38 (3.46%) Data Quality
4 26 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 16 (1.46%) PCI DSS
7 15 (1.36%) SLA
8 12 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials
9 8 (0.73%) SEPA
10 6 (0.55%) GPG13
10 6 (0.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 6 (0.55%) PMO
11 4 (0.36%) PA-DSS
11 4 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.27%) COBIT
12 3 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 3 (0.27%) GCP
12 3 (0.27%) RMADS
13 2 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.18%) EMIR
System Software
1 80 (7.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (6.10%) Docker
3 40 (3.64%) Active Directory
4 35 (3.18%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.91%) vSphere
6 9 (0.82%) NFS
6 9 (0.82%) XenApp
7 7 (0.64%) Samba
8 5 (0.45%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.27%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.27%) LXC
10 3 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.091%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.091%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.091%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.091%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.091%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.091%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 46 (4.19%) Ansible
1 46 (4.19%) Kubernetes
2 44 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (3.00%) Puppet
4 17 (1.55%) SCCM
5 10 (0.91%) HockeyApp
6 8 (0.73%) Terraform
7 6 (0.55%) SCOM
7 6 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.36%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (0.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (0.27%) Nessus
9 3 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (0.27%) WSUS
10 2 (0.18%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.18%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 159 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 124 (11.28%) VMware
3 88 (8.01%) Oracle
4 77 (7.01%) Cisco
5 59 (5.37%) NetApp
6 57 (5.19%) EMC
7 52 (4.73%) Google
8 49 (4.46%) Citrix
9 47 (4.28%) Dell
10 46 (4.19%) F5
11 39 (3.55%) Splunk
12 30 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
13 29 (2.64%) IBM
14 26 (2.37%) SAP
15 24 (2.18%) Hyperion
16 22 (2.00%) ServiceNow
17 21 (1.91%) AppDynamics
17 21 (1.91%) Cognizant
18 15 (1.36%) HP
19 14 (1.27%) Tableau