Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 348 398 379
Rank change year-on-year +50 -19 +17
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 1,189 1,227 1,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.89% 0.75% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.82% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 880 836 990
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £93,750 £92,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

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 122,710 149,574 149,651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.98% 91.92% 91.73%
Number of salaries quoted 97,112 120,982 122,790
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,375 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 25 June 2019.

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 25 June 2019. 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 +31 524 £80,000 +6.67% 17
South East +31 220 £60,000 - 6
North of England +20 154 £62,500 +13.64% 8
South West +80 133 £62,500 +13.64% 3
Midlands +40 124 £65,000 +26.78% 4
West Midlands +48 103 £62,500 +21.90% 3
North West +47 87 £65,000 +10.64% 1
Yorkshire -29 53 £54,750 -0.45% 7
East of England +79 44 £95,000 +58.33% 1
East Midlands +19 21 £82,500 +60.98% 1
North East +22 15 £54,500 -5.22%
Technical Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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.

1 448 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (23.55%) Finance
3 276 (23.21%) Amazon AWS
4 266 (22.37%) Microsoft
5 261 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
6 215 (18.08%) Java
7 209 (17.58%) Degree
8 207 (17.41%) IT Strategy
9 203 (17.07%) Enterprise Architecture
10 187 (15.73%) DevOps
11 185 (15.56%) TOGAF
11 185 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
12 181 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
13 180 (15.14%) ITIL
14 173 (14.55%) Project Management
14 173 (14.55%) Information Security
15 159 (13.37%) SQL Server
16 158 (13.29%) Linux
17 147 (12.36%) Banking
18 142 (11.94%) Windows
19 132 (11.10%) VMware
20 130 (10.93%) SQL
20 130 (10.93%) Security Cleared
21 123 (10.34%) Python
22 122 (10.26%) Software Engineering
23 120 (10.09%) Self-Motivation
24 115 (9.67%) Data Centre
25 113 (9.50%) JavaScript
25 113 (9.50%) Technology Roadmap
26 112 (9.42%) 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 42 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 40 (3.36%) Confluence
3 39 (3.28%) WebSphere
4 30 (2.52%) MS Exchange
5 18 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (1.35%) Tomcat
7 14 (1.18%) CMS
8 13 (1.09%) Apache
8 13 (1.09%) Drupal
9 12 (1.01%) Apache Solr
9 12 (1.01%) NetWeaver
10 10 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.67%) Apache Spark
11 8 (0.67%) JBoss
11 8 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (0.67%) Skype for Business
12 7 (0.59%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.42%) CloudStack
13 5 (0.42%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 42 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
3 16 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
5 9 (0.76%) Chatbot
6 8 (0.67%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.084%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.084%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 11 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (0.67%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 8 (0.67%) SAP ERP
2 8 (0.67%) SAP GRC
3 5 (0.42%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.42%) Temenos T24
4 4 (0.34%) Magento
4 4 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.25%) SAP HCM
5 3 (0.25%) SAP IS-U
5 3 (0.25%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.17%) JDE OneWorld
6 2 (0.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 276 (23.21%) Amazon AWS
2 261 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (7.49%) SaaS
4 75 (6.31%) Office 365
5 66 (5.55%) PaaS
6 61 (5.13%) IaaS
7 39 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 31 (2.61%) Power Platform
9 25 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
10 23 (1.93%) Azure Active Directory
11 19 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
12 15 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
12 15 (1.26%) Serverless
13 14 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
14 13 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 13 (1.09%) Amazon ECS
14 13 (1.09%) Amazon S3
14 13 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 8 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
15 8 (0.67%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 75 (6.31%) WAN
2 53 (4.46%) LAN
3 51 (4.29%) Firewall
4 41 (3.45%) VoIP
5 38 (3.20%) DNS
6 30 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
7 26 (2.19%) NFC
7 26 (2.19%) PABX
8 24 (2.02%) Cisco Nexus
9 23 (1.93%) Intrusion Detection
10 19 (1.60%) Unified Communications
11 17 (1.43%) SAN
11 17 (1.43%) Software-Defined Networking
12 14 (1.18%) Internet
12 14 (1.18%) TCP/IP
13 11 (0.93%) SSL
14 10 (0.84%) HTTP
14 10 (0.84%) VPN
15 9 (0.76%) DHCP
15 9 (0.76%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (13.37%) SQL Server
2 74 (6.22%) Data Warehouse
3 58 (4.88%) Big Data
4 53 (4.46%) MySQL
5 43 (3.62%) Blockchain
5 43 (3.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 43 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 40 (3.36%) DB2
7 37 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 36 (3.03%) NoSQL
9 23 (1.93%) Power BI
10 21 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 21 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
10 21 (1.77%) QlikView
11 20 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
11 20 (1.68%) Data Lake
11 20 (1.68%) MongoDB
11 20 (1.68%) SQL Server 2016
12 18 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
13 17 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 54 (4.54%) JIRA
2 44 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (3.11%) Git (software)
4 26 (2.19%) MSI
5 18 (1.51%) Selenium
6 17 (1.43%) Jenkins
7 14 (1.18%) WebDriver
8 13 (1.09%) Cucumber
9 12 (1.01%) Appium
9 12 (1.01%) Bugzilla
9 12 (1.01%) git-flow
10 8 (0.67%) Subversion
10 8 (0.67%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (0.50%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.42%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.34%) CircleCI
13 4 (0.34%) Hudson
13 4 (0.34%) webpack
14 3 (0.25%) ERwin
General
1 280 (23.55%) Finance
2 147 (12.36%) Banking
3 77 (6.48%) Retail
4 51 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 39 (3.28%) Front Office
6 37 (3.11%) Electronics
7 36 (3.03%) Manufacturing
8 27 (2.27%) Retail Banking
9 25 (2.10%) Advertising
9 25 (2.10%) Marketing
10 23 (1.93%) Legal
11 16 (1.35%) Games
12 11 (0.93%) Publishing
13 8 (0.67%) Back Office
13 8 (0.67%) Billing
14 5 (0.42%) Local Government
15 3 (0.25%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.084%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.084%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 583 (49.03%) Architect
2 240 (20.19%) Technical Architect
3 199 (16.74%) Solutions Architect
4 156 (13.12%) Developer
5 68 (5.72%) Consultant
6 60 (5.05%) Senior Architect
7 59 (4.96%) Java Developer
8 58 (4.88%) Cloud Architect
9 53 (4.46%) Analyst
10 49 (4.12%) Senior Developer
11 47 (3.95%) Security Architect
12 44 (3.70%) Technical Leader
13 42 (3.53%) AWS Architect
14 39 (3.28%) Software Engineer
15 37 (3.11%) Enterprise Architect
16 36 (3.03%) Data Architect
17 35 (2.94%) Senior Technical Architect
18 33 (2.78%) Business Analyst
18 33 (2.78%) IT Architect
19 30 (2.52%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (8.49%) HTML
2 98 (8.24%) Web Services
3 86 (7.23%) .NET
4 80 (6.73%) CSS
5 65 (5.47%) Spring
6 54 (4.54%) XML
7 51 (4.29%) jQuery
8 48 (4.04%) AngularJS
9 45 (3.78%) Node.js
10 40 (3.36%) Spring Boot
11 36 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
12 31 (2.61%) JSON
13 25 (2.10%) Middleware
14 23 (1.93%) SOAP
15 19 (1.60%) ASP.NET
16 18 (1.51%) JSP
17 14 (1.18%) REST
17 14 (1.18%) RESTful
17 14 (1.18%) SAP Basis
18 13 (1.09%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 181 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 120 (10.09%) Self-Motivation
3 115 (9.67%) Data Centre
4 89 (7.49%) Management Information System
5 68 (5.72%) Public Cloud
6 67 (5.63%) User Experience
7 60 (5.05%) Hybrid Cloud
8 37 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
9 26 (2.19%) Contactless
9 26 (2.19%) EMV
9 26 (2.19%) Mobile Payment
9 26 (2.19%) Smartcard
10 25 (2.10%) Private Cloud
11 22 (1.85%) Reinsurance
12 18 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
13 14 (1.18%) NHS
14 13 (1.09%) Cloud Native
14 13 (1.09%) Enterprise Cloud
15 12 (1.01%) Client/Server
16 11 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 158 (13.29%) Linux
2 142 (11.94%) Windows
3 90 (7.57%) Windows Server
4 42 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (1.93%) Windows 10
6 20 (1.68%) Unix
6 20 (1.68%) Windows 7
7 11 (0.93%) Android
8 8 (0.67%) AIX
9 7 (0.59%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.084%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (17.41%) IT Strategy
3 203 (17.07%) Enterprise Architecture
4 187 (15.73%) DevOps
5 185 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
5 185 (15.56%) TOGAF
6 180 (15.14%) ITIL
7 173 (14.55%) Information Security
7 173 (14.55%) Project Management
8 122 (10.26%) Software Engineering
9 113 (9.50%) Technology Roadmap
10 112 (9.42%) Migration
11 110 (9.25%) Business Intelligence
12 108 (9.08%) Scrum
13 106 (8.92%) Computer Science
14 105 (8.83%) Analytics
14 105 (8.83%) Security Architecture
14 105 (8.83%) Service Delivery
15 104 (8.75%) Architectural Design
15 104 (8.75%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 215 (18.08%) Java
2 130 (10.93%) SQL
3 123 (10.34%) Python
4 113 (9.50%) JavaScript
5 94 (7.91%) C#
6 86 (7.23%) Ruby
7 84 (7.06%) PowerShell
8 60 (5.05%) PHP
9 52 (4.37%) C
10 43 (3.62%) C++
11 16 (1.35%) Perl
11 16 (1.35%) T-SQL
12 12 (1.01%) Bash Shell
13 11 (0.93%) Go
14 10 (0.84%) PL/SQL
15 9 (0.76%) R
16 8 (0.67%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.50%) ABAP
17 6 (0.50%) F#
17 6 (0.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 209 (17.58%) Degree
2 130 (10.93%) Security Cleared
3 71 (5.97%) TOGAF Certification
4 35 (2.94%) CISSP
5 34 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 30 (2.52%) AWS Certification
6 30 (2.52%) SC Cleared
7 22 (1.85%) ISEB
8 21 (1.77%) DV Cleared
9 17 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (1.35%) CISM
10 16 (1.35%) ISSAP
11 15 (1.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 15 (1.26%) CCSP
11 15 (1.26%) CSSLP
12 12 (1.01%) MCSE
13 11 (0.93%) PMI Certification
14 8 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.46%) GDPR
2 47 (3.95%) HMG Infosec
2 47 (3.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 47 (3.95%) JSP 440
3 42 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (3.53%) QA
4 30 (2.52%) SLA
5 25 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 23 (1.93%) Data Quality
7 20 (1.68%) Cyber Essentials
8 16 (1.35%) HIPAA
9 8 (0.67%) GPG13
10 6 (0.50%) COBIT
11 3 (0.25%) BS25999
11 3 (0.25%) ISO 22301
11 3 (0.25%) ISO 31000
11 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 111 (9.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 95 (7.99%) Active Directory
3 70 (5.89%) Docker
4 36 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 31 (2.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 20 (1.68%) Virtual Desktop
7 16 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.50%) vSphere
9 5 (0.42%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 5 (0.42%) DFS Replication
9 5 (0.42%) Xen
10 4 (0.34%) IAG
10 4 (0.34%) XenApp
11 2 (0.17%) Varnish
12 1 (0.084%) HDFS
12 1 (0.084%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.084%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 57 (4.79%) SCOM
2 52 (4.37%) Ansible
3 50 (4.21%) SCCM
4 44 (3.70%) Puppet
5 39 (3.28%) Kubernetes
5 39 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (2.19%) IBM BigFix
7 19 (1.60%) vRealize
8 13 (1.09%) Docker Swarm
8 13 (1.09%) Rancher
9 12 (1.01%) HP ALM
9 12 (1.01%) Nagios
10 11 (0.93%) Grafana
10 11 (0.93%) Prometheus
11 10 (0.84%) Terraform
12 5 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
13 4 (0.34%) CASB
13 4 (0.34%) Salt
13 4 (0.34%) WSUS
14 3 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 266 (22.37%) Microsoft
2 132 (11.10%) VMware
3 90 (7.57%) SAP
4 79 (6.64%) Cisco
5 62 (5.21%) Oracle
6 52 (4.37%) Citrix
7 39 (3.28%) Splunk
8 37 (3.11%) Atlassian
9 36 (3.03%) Tableau
10 34 (2.86%) IBM
11 33 (2.78%) Informatica
12 30 (2.52%) Aruba
12 30 (2.52%) HP
13 26 (2.19%) Google
13 26 (2.19%) Hyperion
14 25 (2.10%) NetApp
15 16 (1.35%) EMC
15 16 (1.35%) New Relic
16 13 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
17 12 (1.01%) Workday