Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
UK > England
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 354 395 357
Rank change year-on-year +41 -38 +43
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 1,285 1,351 1,557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.87% 0.80% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.87% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 869 920 1,191
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £100,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% -10.71% +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 134,682 154,495 159,679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.67% 91.92% 91.29%
Number of salaries quoted 107,563 123,735 133,578
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +14 652 £77,500 +10.71% 77
South East +1 178 £61,500 +3.80% 29
South West +72 147 £65,000 +8.33% 21
Midlands +49 130 £60,000 +4.35% 26
North of England -25 127 £61,250 +4.26% 29
West Midlands +89 120 £60,000 -2.04% 23
North West +6 74 £71,250 +18.75% 13
Yorkshire 0 47 £60,000 +4.35% 13
East of England +42 46 £66,500 +15.65% 12
East Midlands -19 10 £46,250 -19.57% 3
North East -9 6 £32,500 -40.91% 3
Technical Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 534 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
2 342 (26.61%) Finance
3 336 (26.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 301 (23.42%) Amazon AWS
5 291 (22.65%) SQL
6 251 (19.53%) Java
7 227 (17.67%) SQL Server
8 220 (17.12%) C#
9 217 (16.89%) TOGAF
10 215 (16.73%) Degree
11 210 (16.34%) JavaScript
12 206 (16.03%) .NET
13 203 (15.80%) Problem-Solving
14 186 (14.47%) Project Management
15 185 (14.40%) Windows
16 184 (14.32%) Enterprise Architecture
17 183 (14.24%) VMware
18 171 (13.31%) ITIL
19 162 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
20 157 (12.22%) HTML
21 153 (11.91%) Scrum
22 152 (11.83%) Microsoft
23 151 (11.75%) CSS
23 151 (11.75%) Data Centre
24 147 (11.44%) SOA
25 145 (11.28%) Banking
26 141 (10.97%) Web Services
27 136 (10.58%) VMware Infrastructure
28 133 (10.35%) DevOps
29 132 (10.27%) 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 59 (4.59%) Apache
2 56 (4.36%) SharePoint
3 45 (3.50%) MS Exchange
4 29 (2.26%) CMS
5 28 (2.18%) SAS
6 25 (1.95%) Tomcat
7 20 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 20 (1.56%) IIS
8 19 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 14 (1.09%) Apache Spark
10 13 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (0.86%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.78%) Apache Solr
13 8 (0.62%) Drupal
13 8 (0.62%) JBoss
13 8 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 7 (0.54%) Confluence
14 7 (0.54%) EPiServer
15 6 (0.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 63 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (2.57%) Microsoft Project
3 30 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 28 (2.18%) Microsoft Excel
5 18 (1.40%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.23%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.078%) Simulink
7 1 (0.078%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 43 (3.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.09%) SAP S/4HANA
3 12 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.78%) Misys Midas
5 9 (0.70%) Unit4 Business World
6 5 (0.39%) SAP GRC
7 4 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
8 3 (0.23%) Magento
9 2 (0.16%) Infor SunSystems
9 2 (0.16%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.078%) Distributed Ledger
10 1 (0.078%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 1 (0.078%) Oracle ASCP
10 1 (0.078%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.078%) Oracle Manufacturing
10 1 (0.078%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.078%) SAP FI/CO
10 1 (0.078%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 336 (26.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 301 (23.42%) Amazon AWS
3 89 (6.93%) SaaS
4 63 (4.90%) PaaS
5 61 (4.75%) IaaS
6 58 (4.51%) Cloud Computing
6 58 (4.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 48 (3.74%) Office 365
8 46 (3.58%) Amazon EC2
9 42 (3.27%) Amazon S3
10 34 (2.65%) Azure Active Directory
11 25 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
12 24 (1.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 24 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 21 (1.63%) Amazon SQS
14 9 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
14 9 (0.70%) IBM Cloud
15 8 (0.62%) OpenShift
16 6 (0.47%) Heroku
17 5 (0.39%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 97 (7.55%) Firewall
2 50 (3.89%) SAN
3 38 (2.96%) DNS
4 36 (2.80%) WAN
5 30 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 30 (2.33%) LAN
6 28 (2.18%) VPN
7 27 (2.10%) VSAN
8 26 (2.02%) Network Security
8 26 (2.02%) NFC
9 24 (1.87%) Internet
10 23 (1.79%) TCP/IP
10 23 (1.79%) Unified Communications
11 21 (1.63%) Software-Defined Networking
12 20 (1.56%) VoIP
13 18 (1.40%) WebEx
14 17 (1.32%) iSCSI
14 17 (1.32%) Wireless
15 15 (1.17%) HTTP
16 12 (0.93%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (17.67%) SQL Server
2 97 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
3 68 (5.29%) MySQL
4 67 (5.21%) Big Data
5 43 (3.35%) NoSQL
6 42 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 40 (3.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 39 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 38 (2.96%) Azure SQL Database
10 35 (2.72%) Blockchain
11 28 (2.18%) Relational Database
12 26 (2.02%) Hadoop
12 26 (2.02%) SQL Server 2016
13 25 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
14 20 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 19 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
16 18 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
17 15 (1.17%) SAP HANA
18 14 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
18 14 (1.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 81 (6.30%) Git (software)
2 64 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 47 (3.66%) Visual Studio Team System
4 45 (3.50%) Jenkins
5 44 (3.42%) JIRA
6 25 (1.95%) TeamCity
7 23 (1.79%) Subversion
8 19 (1.48%) Visual Studio
9 12 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
10 11 (0.86%) Maven
11 10 (0.78%) HP UFT
12 9 (0.70%) ER Studio
12 9 (0.70%) Hudson
13 7 (0.54%) Vagrant
14 6 (0.47%) Cucumber
14 6 (0.47%) ERwin
14 6 (0.47%) Selenium
15 5 (0.39%) Ant
15 5 (0.39%) Jasmine
15 5 (0.39%) JUnit
General
1 342 (26.61%) Finance
2 145 (11.28%) Banking
3 95 (7.39%) Telecoms
4 78 (6.07%) Marketing
5 70 (5.45%) Retail
6 61 (4.75%) Electronics
7 52 (4.05%) Legal
8 30 (2.33%) Retail Banking
9 29 (2.26%) Manufacturing
10 23 (1.79%) Publishing
11 22 (1.71%) Financial Institution
12 19 (1.48%) Games
13 16 (1.25%) Law
14 13 (1.01%) Investment Banking
15 11 (0.86%) General Ledger
16 7 (0.54%) Advertising
16 7 (0.54%) Automotive
17 6 (0.47%) Military
18 5 (0.39%) Japanese Language
19 4 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 665 (51.75%) Architect
2 245 (19.07%) Solutions Architect
3 199 (15.49%) Technical Architect
4 194 (15.10%) Developer
5 113 (8.79%) Consultant
6 93 (7.24%) Cloud Architect
7 67 (5.21%) Senior Developer
8 62 (4.82%) Lead Architect
9 58 (4.51%) Analyst
10 47 (3.66%) Technical Leader
11 46 (3.58%) Senior Architect
12 42 (3.27%) Azure Architect
12 42 (3.27%) C# Developer
12 42 (3.27%) Java Architect
13 40 (3.11%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 40 (3.11%) Enterprise Architect
13 40 (3.11%) Security Architect
14 39 (3.04%) Senior Consultant
15 34 (2.65%) Java Developer
16 33 (2.57%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (16.03%) .NET
2 157 (12.22%) HTML
3 151 (11.75%) CSS
4 141 (10.97%) Web Services
5 103 (8.02%) jQuery
6 67 (5.21%) AngularJS
6 67 (5.21%) React
7 66 (5.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 56 (4.36%) XML
9 54 (4.20%) Spring
10 53 (4.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 52 (4.05%) HTML5
12 46 (3.58%) ASP.NET
13 45 (3.50%) Entity Framework
14 44 (3.42%) .NET Core
14 44 (3.42%) CSS3
15 38 (2.96%) .NET Framework
16 37 (2.88%) Node.js
17 34 (2.65%) Middleware
18 31 (2.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 162 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 151 (11.75%) Data Centre
3 115 (8.95%) Self-Motivation
4 102 (7.94%) Management Information System
5 80 (6.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 65 (5.06%) N-Tier
7 64 (4.98%) Public Cloud
8 59 (4.59%) Fintech
9 39 (3.04%) Private Cloud
10 38 (2.96%) Greenfield Project
11 35 (2.72%) Mobile Payment
12 32 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
13 29 (2.26%) User Experience
14 26 (2.02%) Contactless
14 26 (2.02%) EMV
14 26 (2.02%) Smartcard
15 23 (1.79%) Hedge funds
16 20 (1.56%) Blackberry
16 20 (1.56%) Credit Risk
16 20 (1.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 185 (14.40%) Windows
2 106 (8.25%) Linux
3 86 (6.69%) Windows Server
4 45 (3.50%) Unix
5 30 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (2.18%) AIX
6 28 (2.18%) Solaris
7 25 (1.95%) Windows 10
8 22 (1.71%) Windows 7
9 18 (1.40%) HPUX
10 16 (1.25%) Android
10 16 (1.25%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.23%) Debian
13 3 (0.23%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.078%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.078%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.078%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (16.89%) TOGAF
3 203 (15.80%) Problem-Solving
4 186 (14.47%) Project Management
5 184 (14.32%) Enterprise Architecture
6 171 (13.31%) ITIL
7 153 (11.91%) Scrum
8 147 (11.44%) SOA
9 133 (10.35%) DevOps
10 132 (10.27%) Presales
10 132 (10.27%) TDD
11 127 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
12 126 (9.81%) Test Automation
13 125 (9.73%) OO
14 123 (9.57%) PRINCE2
15 121 (9.42%) Computer Science
16 120 (9.34%) Microservices
17 117 (9.11%) Mentoring
18 116 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
19 109 (8.48%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 291 (22.65%) SQL
2 251 (19.53%) Java
3 220 (17.12%) C#
4 210 (16.34%) JavaScript
5 115 (8.95%) PowerShell
6 101 (7.86%) Python
7 79 (6.15%) T-SQL
8 72 (5.60%) PHP
9 64 (4.98%) C
10 41 (3.19%) Perl
11 27 (2.10%) C++
12 23 (1.79%) Ruby
13 18 (1.40%) Java 8
13 18 (1.40%) TypeScript
13 18 (1.40%) VB
14 15 (1.17%) PL/SQL
14 15 (1.17%) VB.NET
15 12 (0.93%) Apex Code
16 11 (0.86%) PHP 7
16 11 (0.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 215 (16.73%) Degree
2 110 (8.56%) Security Cleared
3 66 (5.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 49 (3.81%) TOGAF Certification
5 36 (2.80%) SC Cleared
6 35 (2.72%) DV Cleared
7 23 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (1.79%) CISSP
8 20 (1.56%) ISEB
9 18 (1.40%) PMI Certification
10 17 (1.32%) CCNP
11 16 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (1.09%) CEH
13 13 (1.01%) CompTIA Security+
13 13 (1.01%) MCSE
13 13 (1.01%) PMP
14 11 (0.86%) CCIE
15 10 (0.78%) CCNA
16 9 (0.70%) APMP
16 9 (0.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (5.14%) GDPR
2 56 (4.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 51 (3.97%) QA
4 36 (2.80%) Cyber Essentials
5 33 (2.57%) Data Quality
6 25 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 22 (1.71%) SLA
8 15 (1.17%) SEPA
9 14 (1.09%) HIPAA
9 14 (1.09%) PMO
10 13 (1.01%) GPG13
11 12 (0.93%) MiFID
12 11 (0.86%) JSP 440
13 10 (0.78%) ISO 20022
13 10 (0.78%) ISO 8583
14 9 (0.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 8 (0.62%) COBIT
16 7 (0.54%) HMG Infosec
17 6 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 5 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 136 (10.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 119 (9.26%) Active Directory
3 69 (5.37%) Hyper-V
4 59 (4.59%) Docker
5 47 (3.66%) Virtual Desktop
6 32 (2.49%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.70%) GPFS
8 7 (0.54%) DFS Replication
9 6 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.23%) vSphere
11 2 (0.16%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.078%) HDFS
12 1 (0.078%) iptables
12 1 (0.078%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 74 (5.76%) Ansible
2 69 (5.37%) SCOM
3 65 (5.06%) Puppet
4 58 (4.51%) Opscode Chef
5 47 (3.66%) vRealize
6 45 (3.50%) SCCM
7 28 (2.18%) Nagios
8 26 (2.02%) Terraform
9 15 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
10 14 (1.09%) Kubernetes
11 10 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.54%) Perfmon
13 5 (0.39%) Salt
14 4 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
15 3 (0.23%) BladeLogic
15 3 (0.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 3 (0.23%) SCOrch
15 3 (0.23%) SCVMM
16 2 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
16 2 (0.16%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 183 (14.24%) VMware
2 152 (11.83%) Microsoft
3 89 (6.93%) Oracle
4 83 (6.46%) Cisco
5 76 (5.91%) NetApp
6 71 (5.53%) Google
7 63 (4.90%) SAP
8 53 (4.12%) EMC
9 50 (3.89%) Citrix
10 40 (3.11%) Splunk
11 31 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
12 29 (2.26%) Nintex
13 27 (2.10%) HP
14 26 (2.02%) Hyperion
15 25 (1.95%) IBM
16 20 (1.56%) Tableau
17 16 (1.25%) CheckPoint
17 16 (1.25%) Dell
17 16 (1.25%) ServiceNow
17 16 (1.25%) Workday