Period
to 27 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
England > South East
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 294 222 256
Rank change year-on-year -72 +34 +87
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 170 79 291
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.94% 0.97% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.06% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 108 65 179
10th Percentile £40,500 £41,300 £46,250
25th Percentile £45,313 £56,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +16.67% +9.09%
75th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £93,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 16,921 7,479 22,967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.39% 92.00% 91.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11,370 6,206 18,760
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,500 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.18% +4.76% -

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in the South East

Technical Architecture
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Technical Architecture in the South East.

Salary trend for Technical Architecture in the South East

Technical Architecture
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Technical Architecture in the South East over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Technical Architecture in the South East

Technical Architecture
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the South East region over the 6 months to 27 October 2021. 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
Thames Valley -55 63 £60,000 -25.00% 2
Surrey -42 42 £47,000 -17.18% 2
Berkshire -65 35 £92,500 +15.63% 2
East Sussex -26 25 £105,000 +10.53%
Hampshire -101 22 £72,500 +62.92% 3
Oxfordshire -15 15 £65,000 -23.53%
Buckinghamshire -43 13 £56,250 -31.82%
Kent -41 3 £75,000 +123.88% 1
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Home Counties - 1 £80,000 -
Technical Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 77 (45.29%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (41.76%) Social Skills
3 57 (33.53%) Azure
4 46 (27.06%) Project Management
5 45 (26.47%) Microsoft
5 45 (26.47%) Information Security
6 42 (24.71%) Security Cleared
7 40 (23.53%) ITIL
8 36 (21.18%) Degree
9 34 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 34 (20.00%) Finance
9 34 (20.00%) Full Stack Development
10 31 (18.24%) Computer Science
10 31 (18.24%) AWS
10 31 (18.24%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 30 (17.65%) SaaS
11 30 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
11 30 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
11 30 (17.65%) Scrum
12 29 (17.06%) Service Management
12 29 (17.06%) SC Cleared
13 28 (16.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 28 (16.47%) Fintech
13 28 (16.47%) Product Roadmap
13 28 (16.47%) Technology Roadmap
14 27 (15.88%) Business Case
14 27 (15.88%) Legal
14 27 (15.88%) SharePoint
15 26 (15.29%) SQL Server
15 26 (15.29%) Cyber Essentials

Technical Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 27 (15.88%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.24%) CMS
2 14 (8.24%) Confluence
3 11 (6.47%) IIS
3 11 (6.47%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (6.47%) Umbraco
3 11 (6.47%) WordPress
4 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.59%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (6.47%) Sage 200
2 4 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.76%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.59%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 57 (33.53%) Azure
2 31 (18.24%) AWS
3 30 (17.65%) SaaS
4 25 (14.71%) Microsoft 365
5 24 (14.12%) IaaS
5 24 (14.12%) PaaS
6 16 (9.41%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (8.82%) Power Platform
7 15 (8.82%) PowerApps
8 11 (6.47%) Mimecast
8 11 (6.47%) OneDrive
9 6 (3.53%) Amazon EKS
9 6 (3.53%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (3.53%) GitHub
10 4 (2.35%) Azure Logic Apps
10 4 (2.35%) Azure Stack
10 4 (2.35%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (1.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.59%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.12%) IPsec
2 15 (8.82%) VPN
3 14 (8.24%) BGP
3 14 (8.24%) SSL
4 13 (7.65%) Firewall
4 13 (7.65%) Internet
5 12 (7.06%) DNS
6 11 (6.47%) DHCP
6 11 (6.47%) TCP/IP
6 11 (6.47%) VLAN
6 11 (6.47%) VoIP
7 10 (5.88%) Network Security
8 1 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.59%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (0.59%) LAN
8 1 (0.59%) MQTT
8 1 (0.59%) SNMP
8 1 (0.59%) WAAS
8 1 (0.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.76%) Big Data
3 17 (10.00%) Tableau
4 11 (6.47%) Power BI
4 11 (6.47%) QlikView
5 7 (4.12%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.18%) MySQL
6 2 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.59%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.59%) DB2
7 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (9.41%) JIRA
2 11 (6.47%) Visual Studio
3 10 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.53%) Balsamiq
5 5 (2.94%) JUnit
6 4 (2.35%) Maven
7 3 (1.76%) GitLab
7 3 (1.76%) HP UFT
7 3 (1.76%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.76%) JMeter
7 3 (1.76%) Selenium
7 3 (1.76%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.76%) TestNG
8 2 (1.18%) Ant
8 2 (1.18%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.59%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.59%) Subversion
9 1 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 71 (41.76%) Social Skills
2 34 (20.00%) Finance
3 27 (15.88%) Legal
4 22 (12.94%) Public Sector
5 20 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (11.18%) Influencing Skills
7 16 (9.41%) Presentation Skills
8 15 (8.82%) Law
9 12 (7.06%) Marketing
10 11 (6.47%) Organisational Skills
10 11 (6.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (5.88%) Electronics
12 8 (4.71%) Automotive
12 8 (4.71%) Retail
12 8 (4.71%) Telecoms
13 6 (3.53%) Banking
13 6 (3.53%) Financial Institution
14 3 (1.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (31.18%) Developer
2 40 (23.53%) Architect
3 33 (19.41%) Consultant
4 23 (13.53%) Technical Consultant
5 22 (12.94%) Solutions Architect
6 20 (11.76%) PHP Developer
7 17 (10.00%) Technical Architect
8 13 (7.65%) Analyst
9 12 (7.06%) Lead Developer
9 12 (7.06%) Principal Developer
10 11 (6.47%) IT Manager
10 11 (6.47%) Senior Developer
11 9 (5.29%) Full Stack Developer
11 9 (5.29%) Presales Solution Architect
12 8 (4.71%) Lead PHP Developer
12 8 (4.71%) PHP Team Leader
12 8 (4.71%) Software Developer
12 8 (4.71%) Team Leader
13 7 (4.12%) C# Developer
13 7 (4.12%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.59%) Web Services
2 17 (10.00%) CSS
2 17 (10.00%) HTML
3 15 (8.82%) .NET
4 10 (5.88%) Ajax
5 9 (5.29%) Middleware
6 8 (4.71%) Spring
7 7 (4.12%) jQuery
8 6 (3.53%) React
8 6 (3.53%) SOAP
8 6 (3.53%) XML
9 5 (2.94%) Node.js
10 3 (1.76%) LDAP
10 3 (1.76%) RESTful
11 2 (1.18%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (1.18%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.18%) Apache Camel
11 2 (1.18%) Express
11 2 (1.18%) HTML5
11 2 (1.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.94%) Management Information System
2 20 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (11.18%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (7.06%) User Experience
5 11 (6.47%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (5.29%) Private Cloud
7 6 (3.53%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.35%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.76%) CMDB
9 3 (1.76%) Life Science
10 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.59%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.59%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.12%) Linux
2 22 (12.94%) Windows
3 14 (8.24%) Windows Server
4 13 (7.65%) Fedora
4 13 (7.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (6.47%) Android
5 11 (6.47%) Apple iOS
5 11 (6.47%) Windows 10
5 11 (6.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (6.47%) Windows Server 2019
6 6 (3.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (45.29%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (27.06%) Project Management
3 45 (26.47%) Information Security
4 40 (23.53%) ITIL
5 34 (20.00%) Full Stack Development
5 34 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 31 (18.24%) Computer Science
6 31 (18.24%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 30 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
7 30 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
7 30 (17.65%) Scrum
8 29 (17.06%) Service Management
9 28 (16.47%) Fintech
9 28 (16.47%) Product Roadmap
9 28 (16.47%) Technology Roadmap
10 27 (15.88%) Business Case
11 24 (14.12%) Project Delivery
11 24 (14.12%) UML
12 23 (13.53%) ITSM
12 23 (13.53%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.94%) PHP
2 20 (11.76%) Go
2 20 (11.76%) Java
3 19 (11.18%) JavaScript
4 17 (10.00%) C#
4 17 (10.00%) SQL
5 12 (7.06%) PowerShell
6 10 (5.88%) Python
7 6 (3.53%) Java 11
8 5 (2.94%) C
9 4 (2.35%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.76%) Groovy
11 2 (1.18%) ES6
11 2 (1.18%) XPath
12 1 (0.59%) Perl
12 1 (0.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (24.71%) Security Cleared
2 36 (21.18%) Degree
3 29 (17.06%) SC Cleared
4 12 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (5.29%) Master's Degree
6 7 (4.12%) CISM
6 7 (4.12%) CISSP
7 6 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.18%) CRISC
9 1 (0.59%) CCIE
9 1 (0.59%) CCNP
9 1 (0.59%) CEH
9 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.59%) OCP
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.59%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (16.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (15.29%) Cyber Essentials
3 21 (12.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (3.53%) QA
5 5 (2.94%) GRC
6 3 (1.76%) GDPR
6 3 (1.76%) NIST
7 2 (1.18%) COBIT
8 1 (0.59%) Accessibility
8 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (12.94%) Docker
2 20 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.06%) Active Directory
4 11 (6.47%) vSphere
5 1 (0.59%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (8.24%) Terraform
2 13 (7.65%) Ansible
3 11 (6.47%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (5.29%) Kubernetes
4 9 (5.29%) vRealize
5 3 (1.76%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 45 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.76%) VMware
3 17 (10.00%) Oracle
4 15 (8.82%) Sitecore
5 11 (6.47%) Palo Alto
5 11 (6.47%) Sage
5 11 (6.47%) Sophos
6 4 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.76%) BMC
7 3 (1.76%) HP
7 3 (1.76%) Remedy
7 3 (1.76%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 3 (1.76%) SAP
7 3 (1.76%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.18%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.18%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.18%) Splunk
9 1 (0.59%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.59%) Cisco
9 1 (0.59%) IBM