Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 363 347 396
Rank change year-on-year -16 +49 -7
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 1443 1600 1678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.86% 0.90% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.01% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 952 1228 1337
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £43,320 £41,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £97,375 £95,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00% +4.17%

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 150254 159112 182385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.93% 89.36% 88.72%
Number of salaries quoted 119398 133448 151804
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,476 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.16% +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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +3 791 £70,000 -6.67% 23
South East -11 191 £60,000 +9.09% 7
North of England +54 171 £58,750 -6.00% 17
Midlands +12 150 £57,500 -14.81% 2
West Midlands +14 93 £52,500 -20.75% 1
North West +35 84 £60,000 +17.65% 8
South West -8 80 £60,000 -11.11% 3
Yorkshire +35 78 £57,500 -23.33% 5
East Midlands +11 57 £57,500 -17.86% 1
East of England -39 48 £57,500 -4.17% 3
North East +15 9 £55,000 -21.43% 4
Technical Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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.

1 562 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
2 480 (33.26%) Finance
3 289 (20.03%) Java
4 269 (18.64%) Banking
5 249 (17.26%) Project Management
6 233 (16.15%) Scrum
7 229 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
8 223 (15.45%) Degree
9 213 (14.76%) .NET
10 208 (14.41%) Investment Banking
11 202 (14.00%) TDD
12 200 (13.86%) Wealth Management
13 197 (13.65%) Asset Management
14 194 (13.44%) Retail Banking
15 192 (13.31%) SQL
16 184 (12.75%) Linux
17 182 (12.61%) JavaScript
18 177 (12.27%) ITIL
19 172 (11.92%) Microsoft
20 169 (11.71%) C#
21 165 (11.43%) SQL Server
22 164 (11.37%) Service Delivery
22 164 (11.37%) Microsoft Azure
23 163 (11.30%) IT Strategy
24 160 (11.09%) Windows
25 159 (11.02%) DevOps
26 143 (9.91%) Analytics
27 142 (9.84%) Strategic Thinking
28 137 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
28 137 (9.49%) Migration

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 (2.77%) Apache Spark
1 40 (2.77%) SharePoint
2 38 (2.63%) Apache
3 31 (2.15%) IIS
3 31 (2.15%) OpenStack
4 27 (1.87%) Confluence
5 20 (1.39%) MS Exchange
5 20 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 18 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (1.18%) WebSphere
8 15 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (0.97%) Apache Pig
9 14 (0.97%) CMS
9 14 (0.97%) Skype for Business
10 13 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (0.76%) Ethereum
11 11 (0.76%) Hyperledger
11 11 (0.76%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 20 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
2 12 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.069%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.069%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 22 (1.52%) Temenos T24
2 10 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (0.55%) SAP SCM
4 7 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
5 6 (0.42%) SAP GRC
6 5 (0.35%) Eagle PACE
6 5 (0.35%) Endur
6 5 (0.35%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.21%) R3 Corda
8 3 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.14%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.069%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 1 (0.069%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 1 (0.069%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 229 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
2 164 (11.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (6.24%) SaaS
4 76 (5.27%) Office 365
5 68 (4.71%) PaaS
6 55 (3.81%) IaaS
7 24 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (1.04%) GitHub
8 15 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
8 15 (1.04%) iPaaS
9 13 (0.90%) Serverless
10 12 (0.83%) Force.com
11 8 (0.55%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 7 (0.49%) Azure Machine Learning
12 7 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
13 6 (0.42%) TestFlight
14 5 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
16 3 (0.21%) Amazon S3
16 3 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.88%) SAN
2 51 (3.53%) WAN
3 50 (3.47%) LAN
4 40 (2.77%) Firewall
5 33 (2.29%) NAS
6 32 (2.22%) HTTP
7 30 (2.08%) VoIP
8 25 (1.73%) Unified Communications
9 24 (1.66%) Internet
10 20 (1.39%) NFC
11 18 (1.25%) DNS
12 17 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
12 17 (1.18%) iSCSI
13 12 (0.83%) Wireless
14 10 (0.69%) VPN
15 8 (0.55%) Skype
15 8 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (0.49%) Ethernet
16 7 (0.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 118 (8.18%) NoSQL
3 85 (5.89%) MongoDB
4 79 (5.47%) MySQL
5 73 (5.06%) Big Data
6 52 (3.60%) Relational Database
7 42 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (1.87%) SAP Data Services
10 25 (1.73%) Oracle Database
10 25 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 23 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
12 22 (1.52%) Hadoop
13 21 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 21 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 20 (1.39%) Blockchain
14 20 (1.39%) RDBMS
15 19 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
16 18 (1.25%) SAP HANA
17 17 (1.18%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 103 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 65 (4.50%) Git (software)
3 50 (3.47%) Subversion
4 43 (2.98%) JIRA
5 31 (2.15%) Cucumber
5 31 (2.15%) Selenium
6 25 (1.73%) Artifactory
7 21 (1.46%) Gradle
8 15 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (0.90%) Mercurial
10 12 (0.83%) Appium
10 12 (0.83%) Calabash
10 12 (0.83%) SpecFlow
11 11 (0.76%) webpack
12 10 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (0.69%) WebDriver
13 8 (0.55%) Bitbucket
13 8 (0.55%) Eclipse
13 8 (0.55%) JUnit
13 8 (0.55%) Xcode
General
1 480 (33.26%) Finance
2 269 (18.64%) Banking
3 208 (14.41%) Investment Banking
4 194 (13.44%) Retail Banking
5 87 (6.03%) Retail
6 70 (4.85%) Telecoms
7 66 (4.57%) Marketing
8 51 (3.53%) Electronics
9 34 (2.36%) Manufacturing
10 29 (2.01%) Legal
11 28 (1.94%) Financial Institution
12 18 (1.25%) Publishing
13 17 (1.18%) Back Office
14 13 (0.90%) Games
15 10 (0.69%) Front Office
16 9 (0.62%) Local Government
17 8 (0.55%) Advertising
18 7 (0.49%) Law
19 6 (0.42%) Automotive
20 5 (0.35%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 502 (34.79%) Architect
2 181 (12.54%) Developer
3 169 (11.71%) Technical Architect
4 136 (9.42%) Solutions Architect
5 116 (8.04%) Consultant
6 112 (7.76%) Analyst
7 88 (6.10%) Technical Leader
8 73 (5.06%) Business Analyst
9 67 (4.64%) Project Leader
10 64 (4.44%) Murex Specialist
11 56 (3.88%) Technical Consultant
12 50 (3.47%) SAP Architect
13 48 (3.33%) Development Project Leader
14 42 (2.91%) Infrastructure Architect
15 40 (2.77%) Data Architect
16 39 (2.70%) Java Developer
16 39 (2.70%) Senior Architect
17 38 (2.63%) Cloud Architect
17 38 (2.63%) Senior Developer
18 37 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (14.76%) .NET
2 112 (7.76%) Web Services
3 101 (7.00%) HTML
4 99 (6.86%) Node.js
5 94 (6.51%) AngularJS
6 93 (6.44%) REST
7 85 (5.89%) XML
8 83 (5.75%) CSS
9 66 (4.57%) Middleware
10 48 (3.33%) jQuery
11 46 (3.19%) Spring
12 42 (2.91%) ASP.NET
13 40 (2.77%) SOAP
14 38 (2.63%) J2EE
15 37 (2.56%) JSON
16 33 (2.29%) Kafka
17 32 (2.22%) Hibernate
18 31 (2.15%) Ajax
18 31 (2.15%) React
19 29 (2.01%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 136 (9.42%) Fixed Income
2 130 (9.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 123 (8.52%) Enterprise Software
4 114 (7.90%) Computer Science
5 103 (7.14%) User Experience
6 102 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
7 92 (6.38%) Management Information System
8 85 (5.89%) Data Centre
9 45 (3.12%) Public Cloud
10 32 (2.22%) Client/Server
11 29 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
12 26 (1.80%) Fintech
12 26 (1.80%) Mobile Payment
13 25 (1.73%) Virtual Team
14 24 (1.66%) FMCG
15 20 (1.39%) Contactless
15 20 (1.39%) EMV
15 20 (1.39%) NHS
15 20 (1.39%) Replication
15 20 (1.39%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 184 (12.75%) Linux
2 160 (11.09%) Windows
3 64 (4.44%) Unix
4 56 (3.88%) Windows Server
5 49 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (1.66%) Android
9 21 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (1.39%) Apple iOS
11 12 (0.83%) AIX
12 8 (0.55%) Solaris
13 4 (0.28%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.21%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.069%) CentOS
16 1 (0.069%) Debian
16 1 (0.069%) HPUX
16 1 (0.069%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 562 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (17.26%) Project Management
3 233 (16.15%) Scrum
4 202 (14.00%) TDD
5 200 (13.86%) Wealth Management
6 197 (13.65%) Asset Management
7 177 (12.27%) ITIL
8 164 (11.37%) Service Delivery
9 163 (11.30%) IT Strategy
10 159 (11.02%) DevOps
11 143 (9.91%) Analytics
12 142 (9.84%) Strategic Thinking
13 137 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
13 137 (9.49%) Migration
14 132 (9.15%) Re-Platforming
15 131 (9.08%) SDLC
16 128 (8.87%) Test Automation
16 128 (8.87%) TOGAF
17 118 (8.18%) Presales
18 105 (7.28%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 289 (20.03%) Java
2 192 (13.31%) SQL
3 182 (12.61%) JavaScript
4 169 (11.71%) C#
5 126 (8.73%) Python
6 47 (3.26%) Ruby
7 46 (3.19%) C++
8 44 (3.05%) Shell Script
9 40 (2.77%) Perl
10 33 (2.29%) PHP
11 28 (1.94%) Go
12 26 (1.80%) T-SQL
13 25 (1.73%) C
14 24 (1.66%) Scala
15 17 (1.18%) PowerShell
16 16 (1.11%) PL/SQL
17 13 (0.90%) ES6
18 12 (0.83%) Apex Code
19 9 (0.62%) GraphQL
19 9 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 223 (15.45%) Degree
2 64 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 46 (3.19%) SC Cleared
4 45 (3.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 29 (2.01%) Master's Degree
6 27 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 22 (1.52%) CISSP
9 20 (1.39%) CCNA
10 19 (1.32%) APMP
10 19 (1.32%) ISEB
11 17 (1.18%) PMP
12 15 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (0.97%) PMI Certification
14 13 (0.90%) MCSE
15 9 (0.62%) CEH
16 8 (0.55%) DV Cleared
16 8 (0.55%) Security+ Certification
16 8 (0.55%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (6.72%) QA
2 39 (2.70%) Data Quality
3 38 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 34 (2.36%) SLA
5 25 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.97%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.55%) COBIT
7 8 (0.55%) PMO
8 7 (0.49%) GCP
8 7 (0.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (0.49%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 7 (0.49%) MiFID
8 7 (0.49%) SEPA
9 6 (0.42%) GDPR
9 6 (0.42%) GPG13
10 4 (0.28%) RMADS
11 3 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 88 (6.10%) Docker
2 75 (5.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (3.12%) Active Directory
4 22 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 18 (1.25%) Terminal Services
6 15 (1.04%) HDFS
7 13 (0.90%) Apache Flume
8 12 (0.83%) XenApp
9 9 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.35%) vSphere
11 4 (0.28%) GPFS
11 4 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.21%) LXC
12 3 (0.21%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.14%) NFS
13 2 (0.14%) SRDF
14 1 (0.069%) Samba
Systems Management
1 65 (4.50%) Ansible
2 64 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (4.23%) Puppet
4 51 (3.53%) Kubernetes
5 30 (2.08%) Terraform
6 13 (0.90%) Oozie
6 13 (0.90%) SCCM
7 10 (0.69%) Grafana
8 8 (0.55%) Rundeck
9 7 (0.49%) Control-M
10 6 (0.42%) HockeyApp
11 5 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (0.35%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.28%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
13 3 (0.21%) SCVMM
13 3 (0.21%) WSUS
14 2 (0.14%) AirWatch
14 2 (0.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 2 (0.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 172 (11.92%) Microsoft
2 131 (9.08%) Murex
3 119 (8.25%) VMware
4 114 (7.90%) Oracle
5 102 (7.07%) SAP
6 64 (4.44%) Cisco
7 62 (4.30%) Citrix
8 47 (3.26%) HP
9 39 (2.70%) IBM
10 38 (2.63%) Cognizant
11 32 (2.22%) Google
12 30 (2.08%) ServiceNow
13 24 (1.66%) NetApp
14 23 (1.59%) AppDynamics
15 22 (1.52%) Temenos
16 20 (1.39%) Hyperion
16 20 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
17 19 (1.32%) Red Hat
17 19 (1.32%) SonicWALL
17 19 (1.32%) Tableau