Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 392 359 380
Rank change year-on-year -33 +21 -10
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 1,281 1,484 1,587
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.78% 0.89% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.98% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 877 1,024 1,236
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.14% +9.58%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,962 £42,125
90th Percentile £94,250 £91,250 £92,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 149,061 151,507 172,398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.67% 90.67% 90.04%
Number of salaries quoted 119,997 123,028 145,152
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -75 611 £75,000 - 64
South East +58 227 £57,500 +9.52% 16
North of England +28 162 £55,000 +10.00% 31
Midlands -21 123 £51,270 -10.83% 12
West Midlands +21 92 £52,500 +16.67% 11
Yorkshire 0 77 £55,000 - 13
North West +32 74 £60,000 +20.00% 13
South West -29 65 £55,000 - 12
East of England -2 64 £60,000 +57.89% 9
East Midlands -32 31 £47,500 -26.92% 1
North East -9 11 £57,500 +155.56% 5
Technical Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 515 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
2 403 (31.46%) Finance
3 325 (25.37%) Degree
4 280 (21.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 264 (20.61%) Amazon AWS
6 247 (19.28%) Java
7 216 (16.86%) Microsoft
8 212 (16.55%) SQL Server
8 212 (16.55%) TOGAF
8 212 (16.55%) Enterprise Architecture
9 211 (16.47%) Problem-Solving
10 207 (16.16%) VMware
11 206 (16.08%) Project Management
12 197 (15.38%) .NET
13 196 (15.30%) C#
14 182 (14.21%) Microservices
15 180 (14.05%) SQL
16 179 (13.97%) Presales
17 169 (13.19%) Mentoring
18 165 (12.88%) Windows
19 163 (12.72%) Banking
20 162 (12.65%) JavaScript
21 160 (12.49%) Scrum
22 158 (12.33%) TDD
23 151 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
24 147 (11.48%) Big Data
25 146 (11.40%) Cisco
26 144 (11.24%) ITIL
27 143 (11.16%) VMware Infrastructure
28 138 (10.77%) Web Services

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 56 (4.37%) SharePoint
2 51 (3.98%) Apache
3 45 (3.51%) MS Exchange
4 35 (2.73%) SAS
5 29 (2.26%) IIS
6 26 (2.03%) Confluence
7 25 (1.95%) OpenStack
8 24 (1.87%) JBoss
9 23 (1.80%) Apache Spark
10 19 (1.48%) Tomcat
11 15 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 13 (1.01%) Apache Solr
12 13 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (0.94%) CMS
13 12 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
14 10 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
14 10 (0.78%) WebSphere
15 8 (0.62%) Drupal
15 8 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 7 (0.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
4 15 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 54 (4.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.23%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.23%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.16%) Magento
5 2 (0.16%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.16%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.078%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.078%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.078%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.078%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.078%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 280 (21.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 264 (20.61%) Amazon AWS
3 81 (6.32%) PaaS
4 75 (5.85%) SaaS
5 74 (5.78%) IaaS
6 66 (5.15%) Office 365
7 46 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
8 34 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
9 15 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
9 15 (1.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 13 (1.01%) Force.com
10 13 (1.01%) IBM Cloud
11 11 (0.86%) Serverless
12 8 (0.62%) Amazon Kinesis
12 8 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
13 6 (0.47%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 5 (0.39%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 89 (6.95%) Wireless
2 73 (5.70%) Firewall
3 62 (4.84%) Unified Communications
4 58 (4.53%) SAN
5 38 (2.97%) LAN
6 37 (2.89%) Network Security
6 37 (2.89%) WAN
7 34 (2.65%) Wireless Security
8 23 (1.80%) NFC
9 22 (1.72%) Internet
9 22 (1.72%) Software-Defined Networking
9 22 (1.72%) VPN
10 20 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
11 15 (1.17%) DNS
11 15 (1.17%) IP Telephony
12 14 (1.09%) Skype
12 14 (1.09%) TCP/IP
12 14 (1.09%) WLAN
13 13 (1.01%) Ethernet
13 13 (1.01%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (16.55%) SQL Server
2 147 (11.48%) Big Data
3 81 (6.32%) NoSQL
4 63 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
5 48 (3.75%) Relational Database
6 34 (2.65%) MySQL
7 31 (2.42%) Blockchain
7 31 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (2.03%) Base SAS
8 26 (2.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 25 (1.95%) Hadoop
10 22 (1.72%) RDBMS
11 20 (1.56%) MongoDB
11 20 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
12 18 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
14 12 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (0.86%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 60 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 50 (3.90%) Jenkins
3 47 (3.67%) Git (software)
4 37 (2.89%) Visual Studio Team System
5 34 (2.65%) JIRA
6 17 (1.33%) Visual Studio
7 15 (1.17%) TeamCity
8 14 (1.09%) JUnit
8 14 (1.09%) Maven
9 13 (1.01%) Cucumber
10 9 (0.70%) Gradle
11 7 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (0.55%) Jasmine
11 7 (0.55%) SonarQube
11 7 (0.55%) Subversion
12 6 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.47%) Selenium
12 6 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (0.39%) Eclipse
14 4 (0.31%) JMeter
General
1 403 (31.46%) Finance
2 163 (12.72%) Banking
3 113 (8.82%) Retail
4 99 (7.73%) Telecoms
5 60 (4.68%) Marketing
6 55 (4.29%) Manufacturing
7 50 (3.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 49 (3.83%) Legal
9 37 (2.89%) German Language
9 37 (2.89%) Italian Language
10 34 (2.65%) Electronics
11 25 (1.95%) Advertising
11 25 (1.95%) Investment Banking
12 24 (1.87%) Publishing
13 22 (1.72%) Retail Banking
14 21 (1.64%) Law
15 19 (1.48%) Games
16 15 (1.17%) Financial Institution
17 13 (1.01%) Automotive
18 12 (0.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 637 (49.73%) Architect
2 234 (18.27%) Solutions Architect
2 234 (18.27%) Technical Architect
3 142 (11.09%) Developer
4 118 (9.21%) Consultant
5 76 (5.93%) Technical Leader
6 75 (5.85%) Analyst
7 64 (5.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 51 (3.98%) Cloud Architect
9 49 (3.83%) Cisco Architect
10 48 (3.75%) Lead Architect
11 47 (3.67%) Security Architect
12 45 (3.51%) Cisco Solutions Architect
13 43 (3.36%) Enterprise Architect
14 39 (3.04%) Senior Architect
15 37 (2.89%) Technical Consultant
16 36 (2.81%) Senior Consultant
17 35 (2.73%) Business Analyst
18 34 (2.65%) Cloud Solutions Architect
19 33 (2.58%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (15.38%) .NET
2 138 (10.77%) Web Services
3 117 (9.13%) HTML
4 91 (7.10%) React
5 87 (6.79%) CSS
6 85 (6.64%) AngularJS
7 78 (6.09%) XML
8 58 (4.53%) jQuery
9 53 (4.14%) Spring
10 47 (3.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 44 (3.43%) WCF
12 43 (3.36%) Entity Framework
13 42 (3.28%) ASP.NET
13 42 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 41 (3.20%) Middleware
15 39 (3.04%) JSP
16 36 (2.81%) .NET Core
16 36 (2.81%) REST
17 33 (2.58%) RESTful
18 32 (2.50%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 151 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
2 135 (10.54%) Data Centre
3 129 (10.07%) Management Information System
4 121 (9.45%) Computer Science
5 103 (8.04%) Self-Motivation
6 70 (5.46%) Fintech
7 49 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
8 47 (3.67%) N-Tier
9 43 (3.36%) Mobile App
10 38 (2.97%) Public Cloud
11 37 (2.89%) Greenfield Project
12 34 (2.65%) Credit Risk
12 34 (2.65%) User Experience
13 33 (2.58%) Market Risk
14 32 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
15 31 (2.42%) Mobile Payment
16 24 (1.87%) EMC VMAX
17 23 (1.80%) CMDB
17 23 (1.80%) Contactless
17 23 (1.80%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 165 (12.88%) Windows
2 100 (7.81%) Linux
3 63 (4.92%) Windows Server
4 54 (4.22%) Unix
5 35 (2.73%) Solaris
6 33 (2.58%) AIX
7 31 (2.42%) HPUX
8 27 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (1.48%) Windows 7
10 17 (1.33%) Windows 10
11 15 (1.17%) Apple iOS
12 12 (0.94%) Android
12 12 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.16%) CentOS
15 2 (0.16%) Debian
15 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.078%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.078%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 515 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (16.55%) Enterprise Architecture
2 212 (16.55%) TOGAF
3 211 (16.47%) Problem-Solving
4 206 (16.08%) Project Management
5 182 (14.21%) Microservices
6 179 (13.97%) Presales
7 169 (13.19%) Mentoring
8 160 (12.49%) Scrum
9 158 (12.33%) TDD
10 144 (11.24%) ITIL
11 126 (9.84%) Analytics
12 124 (9.68%) SOA
13 121 (9.45%) OO
14 118 (9.21%) CRM
15 117 (9.13%) Software Engineering
16 114 (8.90%) SDLC
17 113 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
17 113 (8.82%) DevOps
18 112 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 247 (19.28%) Java
2 196 (15.30%) C#
3 180 (14.05%) SQL
4 162 (12.65%) JavaScript
5 93 (7.26%) Python
6 62 (4.84%) T-SQL
7 61 (4.76%) PowerShell
8 51 (3.98%) C++
9 32 (2.50%) PHP
10 30 (2.34%) Scala
11 23 (1.80%) C
12 22 (1.72%) Java 8
13 21 (1.64%) Perl
14 20 (1.56%) Go
15 19 (1.48%) Delphi
16 17 (1.33%) Ruby
17 13 (1.01%) Shell Script
17 13 (1.01%) TypeScript
18 12 (0.94%) Apex Code
19 9 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 325 (25.37%) Degree
2 84 (6.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 82 (6.40%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (5.15%) Security Cleared
5 64 (5.00%) CCIE
6 62 (4.84%) CCNA
7 40 (3.12%) CCNP
7 40 (3.12%) TOGAF Certification
8 37 (2.89%) CCIE Data Center
8 37 (2.89%) CCIE Service Provider
9 34 (2.65%) ISEB
10 31 (2.42%) CISSP
11 29 (2.26%) SC Cleared
12 27 (2.11%) PMI Certification
13 24 (1.87%) EMC Certification
14 21 (1.64%) PMP
14 21 (1.64%) VCAP
14 21 (1.64%) VCDX
14 21 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 20 (1.56%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (5.39%) GDPR
2 67 (5.23%) QA
3 64 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 53 (4.14%) Data Quality
5 42 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 32 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials
7 17 (1.33%) GPG13
8 14 (1.09%) PCI DSS
9 13 (1.01%) PMO
10 12 (0.94%) SEPA
11 6 (0.47%) COBIT
12 5 (0.39%) GCP
12 5 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 4 (0.31%) PA-DSS
13 4 (0.31%) SLA
14 2 (0.16%) RMADS
15 1 (0.078%) BS25999
15 1 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 143 (11.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (5.31%) Active Directory
3 49 (3.83%) Docker
4 46 (3.59%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.48%) vSphere
6 15 (1.17%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (0.62%) XenApp
8 6 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.39%) Firmware
10 4 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.23%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.16%) NFS
12 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.078%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.078%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.078%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.078%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 35 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (2.50%) Puppet
3 30 (2.34%) Kubernetes
4 29 (2.26%) Ansible
5 25 (1.95%) SCCM
6 23 (1.80%) SCOM
7 15 (1.17%) vRealize
8 12 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
9 11 (0.86%) Backup Exec
10 10 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
11 9 (0.70%) Terraform
12 7 (0.55%) Perfmon
13 4 (0.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 4 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
13 4 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
14 3 (0.23%) Nessus
14 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
14 3 (0.23%) Salt
14 3 (0.23%) SCOrch
14 3 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 216 (16.86%) Microsoft
2 207 (16.16%) VMware
3 146 (11.40%) Cisco
4 111 (8.67%) NetApp
5 90 (7.03%) EMC
6 81 (6.32%) Oracle
7 77 (6.01%) Citrix
8 71 (5.54%) F5
9 67 (5.23%) Dell
10 61 (4.76%) Google
10 61 (4.76%) Splunk
11 40 (3.12%) IBM
12 35 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
13 30 (2.34%) Nintex
14 25 (1.95%) Juniper
15 24 (1.87%) ServiceNow
16 23 (1.80%) CheckPoint
16 23 (1.80%) Hyperion
17 21 (1.64%) Cognizant
18 19 (1.48%) SAP