Period
to 11 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Architectural Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Architectural Design over the 6 months to 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Architectural Design
UK
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 370 399 406
Rank change year-on-year +29 +7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Architectural Design 646 823 1,129
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 0.72% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.79% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 492 607 778
10th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £38,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,750 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.57% - +12.00%
75th Percentile £81,563 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £97,383 £113,750 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £56,750 £62,500
% change year-on-year +10.13% -9.20% +8.70%

Architectural Design 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 76,569 104,649 137,390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.45% 92.14% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 59,055 84,002 109,346
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Architectural Design
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Architectural Design as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Architectural Design in the UK

Architectural Design
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Architectural Design.

Salary trend for Architectural Design in the UK

Architectural Design
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Architectural Design over the 6 months to 11 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Architectural Design in the UK

Architectural Design
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architectural Design within the UK over the 6 months to 11 April 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
England +22 560 £67,500 -3.57% 157
UK excluding London +68 331 £62,500 +10.13% 101
London +39 284 £75,000 -11.76% 67
Work from Home -21 156 £65,000 -13.33% 37
Midlands +32 74 £65,000 +13.04% 12
South East +71 72 £67,500 +22.73% 24
North of England +17 72 £65,000 +8.33% 29
West Midlands +15 55 £62,500 +10.13% 8
North West +41 42 £65,000 -1.14% 18
South West -6 42 £59,325 +7.86% 16
Yorkshire +18 32 £67,500 +4.65% 11
Scotland +27 30 £65,250 +18.64% 5
Isle of Man - 24 £49,500 -
East Midlands +36 19 £75,000 -3.23% 4
East of England +16 11 £60,000 -17.24% 8
Wales +29 8 £46,000 +15.00% 7
North East -8 1 £95,000 +104.30%

For the 6 months to 11 April 2021, IT jobs citing Architectural Design 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 with a requirement for Architectural Design.

1 265 (41.02%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (36.53%) Azure
3 205 (31.73%) AWS
4 176 (27.24%) JavaScript
5 132 (20.43%) DevOps
6 129 (19.97%) Software Engineering
7 124 (19.20%) .NET
8 120 (18.58%) Microservices
9 119 (18.42%) SQL
10 115 (17.80%) Problem-Solving
11 106 (16.41%) Python
12 104 (16.10%) React
13 101 (15.63%) Finance
14 99 (15.33%) Docker
15 97 (15.02%) C#
16 95 (14.71%) TDD
17 93 (14.40%) Mentoring
18 92 (14.24%) Linux
18 92 (14.24%) Microsoft
19 89 (13.78%) Kubernetes
20 88 (13.62%) Git (software)
21 85 (13.16%) Unit Testing
22 80 (12.38%) Node.js
23 79 (12.23%) AngularJS
23 79 (12.23%) CSS
24 78 (12.07%) HTML
25 77 (11.92%) Java
25 77 (11.92%) NoSQL
26 76 (11.76%) MVC
27 72 (11.15%) Coaching

Architectural Design
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 19 (2.94%) IIS
2 16 (2.48%) Apache
2 16 (2.48%) nginx
2 16 (2.48%) Tomcat
3 11 (1.70%) Apache Spark
3 11 (1.70%) Confluence
3 11 (1.70%) ejabberd
3 11 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.24%) SugarCRM
5 7 (1.08%) Anypoint
5 7 (1.08%) CMS
6 6 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (0.77%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.77%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.46%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.46%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.15%) Figma
2 1 (0.15%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 6 (0.93%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.15%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.15%) Finacle
4 1 (0.15%) Magento
4 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 236 (36.53%) Azure
2 205 (31.73%) AWS
3 61 (9.44%) GCP
4 56 (8.67%) SaaS
5 46 (7.12%) IaaS
6 42 (6.50%) PaaS
7 31 (4.80%) AWS CloudFormation
8 30 (4.64%) Serverless
9 26 (4.02%) Cloud Computing
10 22 (3.41%) AWS Lambda
11 17 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
11 17 (2.63%) Amazon ECS
12 14 (2.17%) Power Platform
12 14 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 13 (2.01%) GitHub
13 13 (2.01%) Microsoft 365
14 11 (1.70%) Amazon SQS
15 9 (1.39%) Amazon S3
15 9 (1.39%) iPaaS
16 8 (1.24%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.04%) Firewall
2 30 (4.64%) LAN
2 30 (4.64%) VPN
3 21 (3.25%) Internet
4 20 (3.10%) BGP
5 17 (2.63%) Network Security
6 16 (2.48%) VoIP
7 14 (2.17%) Diameter Protocol
7 14 (2.17%) SNMP
8 13 (2.01%) WAN
9 12 (1.86%) MPLS
9 12 (1.86%) PBX
10 11 (1.70%) Asterisk PBX
10 11 (1.70%) ISDN
10 11 (1.70%) SD-WAN
10 11 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (1.55%) DNS
12 9 (1.39%) IPsec
12 9 (1.39%) TCP/IP
12 9 (1.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (11.92%) NoSQL
2 51 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 48 (7.43%) Redis
4 41 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
5 34 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 30 (4.64%) MySQL
7 19 (2.94%) Relational Database
8 17 (2.63%) Big Data
8 17 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (2.32%) Tableau
10 13 (2.01%) Power BI
11 12 (1.86%) Amazon RDS
11 12 (1.86%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (1.24%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
14 6 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (0.93%) Data Mining
14 6 (0.93%) GIS
14 6 (0.93%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 88 (13.62%) Git (software)
2 62 (9.60%) Cypress.io
3 50 (7.74%) Selenium
4 45 (6.97%) webpack
5 41 (6.35%) TeamCity
6 37 (5.73%) Jenkins
7 35 (5.42%) Octopus Deploy
7 35 (5.42%) Storybook
8 34 (5.26%) Grunt
8 34 (5.26%) JIRA
9 15 (2.32%) PHPUnit
10 13 (2.01%) JUnit
11 12 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (1.39%) CircleCI
12 9 (1.39%) Maven
13 7 (1.08%) MSBuild
14 6 (0.93%) Mockito
15 5 (0.77%) Babel
15 5 (0.77%) Bitbucket
15 5 (0.77%) Postman
General
1 101 (15.63%) Finance
2 42 (6.50%) Banking
3 24 (3.72%) Marketing
4 21 (3.25%) Public Sector
5 20 (3.10%) Games
6 19 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.63%) Retail
8 14 (2.17%) Law
9 13 (2.01%) Publishing
10 11 (1.70%) Aerospace
11 9 (1.39%) Front Office
12 8 (1.24%) Legal
12 8 (1.24%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.77%) Automotive
13 5 (0.77%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.77%) Local Government
14 4 (0.62%) Electronics
15 3 (0.46%) Billing
15 3 (0.46%) Music Industry
15 3 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 188 (29.10%) Architect
2 187 (28.95%) Developer
3 64 (9.91%) Solutions Architect
4 45 (6.97%) Senior Developer
5 44 (6.81%) Software Engineer
6 39 (6.04%) Cloud Engineer
7 38 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
8 31 (4.80%) Security Architect
9 28 (4.33%) C# Developer
10 26 (4.02%) Network Engineer
11 25 (3.87%) Python Engineer
11 25 (3.87%) Software Developer
12 22 (3.41%) Enterprise Architect
13 21 (3.25%) Cloud Architect
13 21 (3.25%) DevOps Engineer
13 21 (3.25%) Senior Architect
14 20 (3.10%) Technical Architect
15 19 (2.94%) Integration Architect
15 19 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
16 18 (2.79%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (19.20%) .NET
2 104 (16.10%) React
3 80 (12.38%) Node.js
4 79 (12.23%) AngularJS
4 79 (12.23%) CSS
5 78 (12.07%) HTML
6 66 (10.22%) REST
7 65 (10.06%) .NET Core
8 55 (8.51%) .NET Framework
9 53 (8.20%) Redux
10 46 (7.12%) Vue.js
11 41 (6.35%) HTML5
12 39 (6.04%) jQuery
12 39 (6.04%) Spring
13 29 (4.49%) Web Services
14 27 (4.18%) Kafka
14 27 (4.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 25 (3.87%) Spring Boot
16 24 (3.72%) ASP.NET
17 19 (2.94%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (6.04%) User Experience
2 37 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.72%) Mobile App
4 22 (3.41%) Data Centre
5 21 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (2.48%) Management Information System
8 15 (2.32%) Data Structures
9 13 (2.01%) Public Cloud
10 12 (1.86%) Cloud Native
11 11 (1.70%) Blog
11 11 (1.70%) Equities
12 10 (1.55%) Algorithms
13 9 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
14 8 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (1.24%) NHS
15 7 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
15 7 (1.08%) Fixed Income
15 7 (1.08%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 92 (14.24%) Linux
2 63 (9.75%) Windows
3 14 (2.17%) Debian
3 14 (2.17%) Unix
4 13 (2.01%) Android
5 9 (1.39%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.24%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.15%) AIX
7 1 (0.15%) Check Point GAiA
7 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (41.02%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (20.43%) DevOps
3 129 (19.97%) Software Engineering
4 120 (18.58%) Microservices
5 115 (17.80%) Problem-Solving
6 95 (14.71%) TDD
7 93 (14.40%) Mentoring
8 85 (13.16%) Unit Testing
9 76 (11.76%) MVC
10 72 (11.15%) Coaching
10 72 (11.15%) Fintech
11 60 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
12 59 (9.13%) OO
13 57 (8.82%) Web Development
14 52 (8.05%) Computer Science
14 52 (8.05%) Test Automation
15 48 (7.43%) Analytics
16 46 (7.12%) TOGAF
17 43 (6.66%) Software Testing
18 42 (6.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 176 (27.24%) JavaScript
2 119 (18.42%) SQL
3 106 (16.41%) Python
4 97 (15.02%) C#
5 77 (11.92%) Java
6 56 (8.67%) TypeScript
7 49 (7.59%) PHP
8 32 (4.95%) C++
9 27 (4.18%) C
10 23 (3.56%) Bash Shell
10 23 (3.56%) ES6
10 23 (3.56%) Go
11 19 (2.94%) Apex Code
12 15 (2.32%) Kotlin
13 13 (2.01%) ES7
13 13 (2.01%) ES8
14 12 (1.86%) Perl
15 9 (1.39%) PowerShell
16 7 (1.08%) F#
16 7 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 66 (10.22%) Degree
2 38 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.48%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.86%) TOGAF Certification
6 10 (1.55%) DV Cleared
7 9 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.08%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.93%) CCNP
9 6 (0.93%) CISSP
10 5 (0.77%) MBA
10 5 (0.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 4 (0.62%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.62%) CCNA
11 4 (0.62%) MCSE
11 4 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.46%) CISM
12 3 (0.46%) MCP
13 1 (0.15%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.81%) QA
2 9 (1.39%) NIST
3 5 (0.77%) GRC
4 3 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.46%) HMG Infosec
4 3 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.46%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.31%) GDPR
6 1 (0.15%) BS25999
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.15%) HL7
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 31000
6 1 (0.15%) NIST 800
System Software
1 99 (15.33%) Docker
2 17 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.17%) iptables
3 14 (2.17%) KVM
3 14 (2.17%) QEMU
4 11 (1.70%) Kamailio
4 11 (1.70%) Postfix
5 10 (1.55%) Active Directory
6 7 (1.08%) LXC
7 5 (0.77%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.31%) HDFS
8 2 (0.31%) NFS
8 2 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.31%) vSphere
9 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 89 (13.78%) Kubernetes
2 57 (8.82%) Terraform
3 52 (8.05%) Ansible
4 17 (2.63%) Puppet
5 14 (2.17%) Galera Cluster
5 14 (2.17%) HAProxy
5 14 (2.17%) ZABBIX
6 12 (1.86%) Grafana
6 12 (1.86%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.46%) Istio
8 3 (0.46%) Knative
8 3 (0.46%) Zipkin
9 2 (0.31%) Kibana
9 2 (0.31%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.15%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 92 (14.24%) Microsoft
2 54 (8.36%) Google
3 44 (6.81%) Cisco
4 43 (6.66%) Oracle
5 28 (4.33%) VMware
6 27 (4.18%) Salesforce.com
7 25 (3.87%) HP
7 25 (3.87%) Mitel
8 16 (2.48%) Palo Alto
9 15 (2.32%) GENBAND
9 15 (2.32%) Juniper
10 14 (2.17%) Avaya
10 14 (2.17%) Citrix
10 14 (2.17%) Percona
10 14 (2.17%) SonicWALL
11 12 (1.86%) BT
11 12 (1.86%) Fortinet
11 12 (1.86%) Nortel
11 12 (1.86%) SAP
12 11 (1.70%) ShoreTel