Period
to 20 October 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 364 356 362
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6 +39
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 1,324 1,506 1,590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.87% 0.92% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.01% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 900 993 1,217
England median annual salary £67,500 £64,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.47% -8.57% +12.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £39,800 £42,900
90th Percentile £91,350 £90,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £66,000 £62,500 £68,853
% change year-on-year +5.60% -9.23% +10.16%

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 138,796 149,766 163,761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.10% 91.56% 90.90%
Number of salaries quoted 111,323 118,944 137,635
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.45% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 October 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 October 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 -24 653 £77,500 +10.71% 71
South East +19 220 £55,000 -8.33% 21
North of England +23 138 £60,000 +4.35% 27
South West +49 128 £57,500 - 21
Midlands -20 107 £65,000 +13.04% 12
West Midlands +15 87 £67,500 +50.00% 10
North West +12 84 £67,500 +12.50% 8
East of England +26 65 £66,500 +15.65% 9
Yorkshire -9 47 £60,000 +9.09% 13
East Midlands -39 20 £52,500 -8.70% 2
North East -6 7 £33,440 -47.75% 6
Technical Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 554 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
2 386 (29.15%) Finance
3 362 (27.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 304 (22.96%) Amazon AWS
5 283 (21.37%) Degree
6 266 (20.09%) SQL
7 250 (18.88%) SQL Server
8 238 (17.98%) TOGAF
9 225 (16.99%) C#
10 219 (16.54%) Java
11 215 (16.24%) Problem-Solving
12 213 (16.09%) VMware
13 211 (15.94%) Enterprise Architecture
13 211 (15.94%) .NET
14 207 (15.63%) JavaScript
15 199 (15.03%) Microsoft
16 193 (14.58%) Project Management
17 180 (13.60%) Windows
18 175 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
19 156 (11.78%) Mentoring
19 156 (11.78%) Presales
19 156 (11.78%) OO
19 156 (11.78%) Scrum
20 155 (11.71%) Data Centre
21 154 (11.63%) CSS
22 151 (11.40%) HTML
22 151 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
23 149 (11.25%) SOA
24 144 (10.88%) ITIL
25 142 (10.73%) Computer Science

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 78 (5.89%) SharePoint
2 59 (4.46%) MS Exchange
3 50 (3.78%) Apache
4 31 (2.34%) SAS
5 25 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 22 (1.66%) IIS
7 17 (1.28%) CMS
7 17 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (0.83%) Apache Spark
9 10 (0.76%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (0.68%) OpenStack
11 8 (0.60%) JBoss
11 8 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (0.60%) Skype for Business
11 8 (0.60%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.53%) Drupal
12 7 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.38%) EPiServer
Applications
1 59 (4.46%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (2.49%) Microsoft Project
3 30 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 23 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.076%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.076%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 61 (4.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.21%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (0.60%) SAP GRC
4 5 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.30%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
6 3 (0.23%) Misys Midas
7 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.076%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.076%) Magento
8 1 (0.076%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.076%) Oracle ASCP
8 1 (0.076%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.076%) Oracle Manufacturing
8 1 (0.076%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.076%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.076%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.076%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 362 (27.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 304 (22.96%) Amazon AWS
3 80 (6.04%) IaaS
4 72 (5.44%) SaaS
5 67 (5.06%) Cloud Computing
6 66 (4.98%) PaaS
7 61 (4.61%) Office 365
8 38 (2.87%) Google Cloud Platform
9 30 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
10 26 (1.96%) Amazon S3
11 24 (1.81%) Azure Active Directory
12 17 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
13 16 (1.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 15 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 13 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
16 12 (0.91%) IBM Cloud
17 11 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
18 6 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
19 5 (0.38%) AWS CloudTrail
19 5 (0.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 102 (7.70%) Firewall
2 53 (4.00%) SAN
3 52 (3.93%) Unified Communications
4 48 (3.63%) Wireless
5 39 (2.95%) WAN
6 37 (2.79%) LAN
7 35 (2.64%) Intrusion Detection
8 32 (2.42%) Network Security
9 28 (2.11%) VPN
10 25 (1.89%) NFC
10 25 (1.89%) Software-Defined Networking
11 24 (1.81%) Internet
11 24 (1.81%) TCP/IP
12 22 (1.66%) DNS
13 21 (1.59%) VoIP
14 17 (1.28%) VSAN
14 17 (1.28%) WLAN
15 16 (1.21%) HTTP
15 16 (1.21%) IP Telephony
16 13 (0.98%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (18.88%) SQL Server
2 93 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
3 73 (5.51%) Big Data
4 57 (4.31%) MySQL
5 48 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 45 (3.40%) NoSQL
7 40 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 34 (2.57%) Blockchain
9 32 (2.42%) Relational Database
10 30 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
11 24 (1.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 24 (1.81%) Hadoop
12 20 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 18 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
15 17 (1.28%) Base SAS
15 17 (1.28%) SAP HANA
15 17 (1.28%) SAS Enterprise Guide
16 16 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
16 16 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 75 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 72 (5.44%) Git (software)
3 53 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 39 (2.95%) Jenkins
5 31 (2.34%) JIRA
6 21 (1.59%) Subversion
6 21 (1.59%) TeamCity
6 21 (1.59%) Visual Studio
7 10 (0.76%) Cucumber
8 9 (0.68%) ER Studio
8 9 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (0.60%) Selenium
10 7 (0.53%) Jasmine
11 6 (0.45%) Hudson
11 6 (0.45%) Maven
12 5 (0.38%) JUnit
13 4 (0.30%) Ant
13 4 (0.30%) Karma Test Runner
13 4 (0.30%) Vagrant
14 3 (0.23%) GitLab
General
1 386 (29.15%) Finance
2 138 (10.42%) Banking
3 99 (7.48%) Telecoms
4 84 (6.34%) Retail
5 74 (5.59%) Marketing
6 59 (4.46%) Electronics
7 44 (3.32%) Legal
7 44 (3.32%) Manufacturing
8 28 (2.11%) Retail Banking
9 24 (1.81%) Publishing
10 20 (1.51%) Law
11 18 (1.36%) German Language
11 18 (1.36%) Italian Language
11 18 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 17 (1.28%) Investment Banking
13 16 (1.21%) Advertising
13 16 (1.21%) Financial Institution
13 16 (1.21%) Games
14 13 (0.98%) Front Office
15 11 (0.83%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 662 (50.00%) Architect
2 249 (18.81%) Solutions Architect
3 234 (17.67%) Technical Architect
4 192 (14.50%) Developer
5 108 (8.16%) Consultant
6 82 (6.19%) Technical Leader
7 74 (5.59%) Cloud Architect
8 71 (5.36%) Lead Architect
9 66 (4.98%) Senior Developer
10 63 (4.76%) Analyst
11 53 (4.00%) Security Architect
12 48 (3.63%) Senior Architect
13 43 (3.25%) Enterprise Architect
14 42 (3.17%) Java Architect
15 40 (3.02%) Technical Solutions Architect
16 37 (2.79%) C# Developer
17 36 (2.72%) Senior Consultant
18 35 (2.64%) Software Developer
19 34 (2.57%) Cloud Solutions Architect
20 33 (2.49%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (15.94%) .NET
2 154 (11.63%) CSS
3 151 (11.40%) HTML
4 141 (10.65%) Web Services
5 107 (8.08%) jQuery
6 96 (7.25%) React
7 78 (5.89%) ASP.NET Web API
8 69 (5.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 64 (4.83%) AngularJS
9 64 (4.83%) Entity Framework
10 63 (4.76%) XML
11 54 (4.08%) .NET Core
12 50 (3.78%) ASP.NET
13 43 (3.25%) HTML5
14 37 (2.79%) .NET Framework
14 37 (2.79%) Middleware
15 36 (2.72%) Node.js
16 34 (2.57%) Spring
17 28 (2.11%) CSS3
18 27 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 175 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
2 155 (11.71%) Data Centre
3 142 (10.73%) Computer Science
4 116 (8.76%) Management Information System
5 115 (8.69%) Self-Motivation
6 84 (6.34%) N-Tier
7 72 (5.44%) Fintech
8 70 (5.29%) Hybrid Cloud
9 52 (3.93%) Public Cloud
10 39 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
11 36 (2.72%) Private Cloud
12 35 (2.64%) Mobile Payment
13 27 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
13 27 (2.04%) User Experience
14 25 (1.89%) Blackberry
14 25 (1.89%) Contactless
14 25 (1.89%) EMV
14 25 (1.89%) Smartcard
15 24 (1.81%) Credit Risk
16 21 (1.59%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 180 (13.60%) Windows
2 110 (8.31%) Linux
3 73 (5.51%) Windows Server
4 48 (3.63%) Unix
5 35 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (2.34%) AIX
6 31 (2.34%) Solaris
7 29 (2.19%) Windows 10
8 28 (2.11%) Windows 7
9 22 (1.66%) Apple iOS
10 21 (1.59%) HPUX
11 19 (1.44%) Android
12 13 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.23%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.15%) Debian
16 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.076%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.076%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 554 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (17.98%) TOGAF
3 215 (16.24%) Problem-Solving
4 211 (15.94%) Enterprise Architecture
5 193 (14.58%) Project Management
6 156 (11.78%) Mentoring
6 156 (11.78%) OO
6 156 (11.78%) Presales
6 156 (11.78%) Scrum
7 149 (11.25%) SOA
8 144 (10.88%) ITIL
9 142 (10.73%) Microservices
10 134 (10.12%) TDD
11 130 (9.82%) MODAF
12 127 (9.59%) MVC
13 125 (9.44%) PRINCE2
14 124 (9.37%) CRM
15 122 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
16 121 (9.14%) Systems Analysis
17 120 (9.06%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 266 (20.09%) SQL
2 225 (16.99%) C#
3 219 (16.54%) Java
4 207 (15.63%) JavaScript
5 102 (7.70%) T-SQL
6 97 (7.33%) PowerShell
7 87 (6.57%) Python
8 64 (4.83%) PHP
9 58 (4.38%) C
10 32 (2.42%) Perl
11 31 (2.34%) C++
12 20 (1.51%) TypeScript
13 15 (1.13%) Java 8
14 14 (1.06%) Delphi
14 14 (1.06%) Ruby
15 13 (0.98%) VB.NET
16 11 (0.83%) Scala
16 11 (0.83%) VB
17 10 (0.76%) Apex Code
18 9 (0.68%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 283 (21.37%) Degree
2 116 (8.76%) Security Cleared
3 95 (7.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 48 (3.63%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (3.25%) TOGAF Certification
6 42 (3.17%) SC Cleared
7 38 (2.87%) DV Cleared
8 31 (2.34%) CCNA
9 29 (2.19%) CISSP
10 28 (2.11%) CCNP
11 26 (1.96%) CCIE
12 24 (1.81%) ISEB
13 22 (1.66%) PMI Certification
14 21 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (1.36%) CEH
15 18 (1.36%) CompTIA Security+
15 18 (1.36%) PMP
16 17 (1.28%) CCIE Data Center
16 17 (1.28%) CCIE Service Provider
16 17 (1.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (5.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (3.63%) GDPR
3 43 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 38 (2.87%) Cyber Essentials
4 38 (2.87%) QA
5 31 (2.34%) Data Quality
6 19 (1.44%) PMO
7 18 (1.36%) GPG13
8 14 (1.06%) SLA
9 10 (0.76%) SEPA
10 8 (0.60%) MiFID
11 7 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 7 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 7 (0.53%) JSP 440
12 6 (0.45%) ISO 9001
12 6 (0.45%) PCI DSS
13 4 (0.30%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.23%) COBIT
14 3 (0.23%) HMG Infosec
14 3 (0.23%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 151 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 100 (7.55%) Active Directory
3 58 (4.38%) Hyper-V
4 45 (3.40%) Docker
5 42 (3.17%) Virtual Desktop
6 23 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.76%) vSphere
8 9 (0.68%) GPFS
9 6 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (0.38%) Firmware
11 2 (0.15%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.15%) XenApp
12 1 (0.076%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.076%) HDFS
12 1 (0.076%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 54 (4.08%) SCOM
2 46 (3.47%) SCCM
3 42 (3.17%) vRealize
4 41 (3.10%) Ansible
5 40 (3.02%) Puppet
6 33 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (1.51%) Terraform
8 17 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
9 14 (1.06%) Kubernetes
10 10 (0.76%) Nagios
10 10 (0.76%) Perfmon
11 7 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
12 6 (0.45%) Backup Exec
13 4 (0.30%) Salt
13 4 (0.30%) SCVMM
14 3 (0.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 3 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
14 3 (0.23%) SCOrch
15 2 (0.15%) FortiGate
15 2 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 213 (16.09%) VMware
2 199 (15.03%) Microsoft
3 112 (8.46%) Cisco
4 97 (7.33%) NetApp
5 71 (5.36%) Oracle
6 68 (5.14%) Citrix
7 67 (5.06%) Google
8 64 (4.83%) EMC
9 57 (4.31%) SAP
10 44 (3.32%) Nintex
11 35 (2.64%) Splunk
12 31 (2.34%) F5
13 28 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
14 27 (2.04%) Dell
15 25 (1.89%) Hyperion
16 24 (1.81%) IBM
16 24 (1.81%) Juniper
17 22 (1.66%) CheckPoint
18 19 (1.44%) ServiceNow
19 15 (1.13%) HP