Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Architectural Design
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 374 368 417
Rank change year-on-year -6 +49 +42
Permanent jobs citing Architectural Design 465 1,045 1,108
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.75% 0.83% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.90% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 488 720 859
Median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,446 £37,500
90th Percentile £98,250 £107,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £59,250
% change year-on-year +2.56% -1.27% +3.04%

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 57,123 116,177 139,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.28% 92.12% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 46,159 93,053 111,395
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,763
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.11% -

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 17 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Architectural Design in the UK

Architectural Design
Top 18 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 17 January 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 -9 414 £67,500 -3.57% 128
London +50 246 £75,000 -6.25% 58
UK excluding London -5 201 £60,000 +2.56% 78
Work from Home +19 117 £62,500 -13.79% 27
North of England +14 67 £65,000 +6.56% 19
North West +47 41 £62,500 -3.85% 13
South East +57 35 £67,500 +31.07% 14
Midlands +18 28 £58,031 -10.72% 11
Yorkshire +40 25 £65,000 -1.89% 5
Scotland +57 24 £62,500 +12.61% 4
West Midlands +9 21 £57,500 -17.86% 10
East of England +70 17 £60,000 +11.63% 8
South West +19 16 £45,000 -32.08% 16
Isle of Man - 8 £49,500 - 2
East Midlands +61 7 £68,750 +44.74% 1
Wales +48 5 £47,500 -7.32% 4
Northern Ireland +18 1 - -
North East -21 1 £42,500 -8.60% 1

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 166 (35.70%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (32.90%) Azure
3 145 (31.18%) AWS
4 123 (26.45%) JavaScript
5 110 (23.66%) Software Engineering
6 104 (22.37%) Finance
6 104 (22.37%) Microservices
7 95 (20.43%) Problem-Solving
8 89 (19.14%) .NET
9 87 (18.71%) DevOps
10 86 (18.49%) SQL
11 84 (18.06%) C#
12 72 (15.48%) Python
13 66 (14.19%) TDD
14 64 (13.76%) Java
15 63 (13.55%) Docker
16 59 (12.69%) MVC
17 58 (12.47%) NoSQL
17 58 (12.47%) Kubernetes
18 57 (12.26%) React
19 56 (12.04%) Unit Testing
20 55 (11.83%) Linux
20 55 (11.83%) OO
21 54 (11.61%) .NET Core
22 51 (10.97%) Fintech
23 50 (10.75%) HTML
24 48 (10.32%) CSS
25 42 (9.03%) Web Development
26 41 (8.82%) QA
26 41 (8.82%) SQL Server

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 17 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (2.37%) Apache Spark
3 8 (1.72%) Apache
3 8 (1.72%) CMS
3 8 (1.72%) SugarCRM
4 7 (1.51%) Apache Airflow
5 6 (1.29%) IIS
6 5 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.08%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.08%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.86%) Confluence
8 3 (0.65%) Anypoint
8 3 (0.65%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.65%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.22%) SAS
10 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.22%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 12 (2.58%) Markit EDM
1 12 (2.58%) SimCorp Dimension
2 6 (1.29%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.22%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 153 (32.90%) Azure
2 145 (31.18%) AWS
3 34 (7.31%) SaaS
4 28 (6.02%) Serverless
5 24 (5.16%) PaaS
6 22 (4.73%) GCP
6 22 (4.73%) IaaS
7 18 (3.87%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
9 11 (2.37%) Power Platform
10 10 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (2.15%) Amazon ECS
11 9 (1.94%) GitHub
12 7 (1.51%) Amazon SageMaker
12 7 (1.51%) Azure Data Factory
12 7 (1.51%) npm
12 7 (1.51%) Office 365
12 7 (1.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (1.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.80%) Firewall
2 12 (2.58%) LAN
3 11 (2.37%) Network Security
3 11 (2.37%) VPN
4 9 (1.94%) DNS
4 9 (1.94%) VoIP
4 9 (1.94%) WAN
5 8 (1.72%) MPLS
5 8 (1.72%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (1.51%) ISDN
7 5 (1.08%) HTTP
7 5 (1.08%) SpaceWire
8 4 (0.86%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.86%) IPsec
8 4 (0.86%) Wireless
9 3 (0.65%) Cisco IPT
9 3 (0.65%) Skype
10 2 (0.43%) MQTT
10 2 (0.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (12.47%) NoSQL
2 41 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 36 (7.74%) Redis
4 35 (7.53%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (5.16%) MySQL
6 21 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (3.01%) Big Data
7 14 (3.01%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.37%) Hadoop
8 11 (2.37%) MongoDB
8 11 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (2.15%) Power BI
10 8 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (1.51%) Bigtable
11 7 (1.51%) Presto
12 6 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (1.29%) Cosmos DB
12 6 (1.29%) Data Lake
12 6 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (8.17%) Cypress.io
1 38 (8.17%) Selenium
2 37 (7.96%) TeamCity
2 37 (7.96%) webpack
3 32 (6.88%) Git (software)
4 30 (6.45%) Octopus Deploy
5 29 (6.24%) Grunt
5 29 (6.24%) Storybook
6 23 (4.95%) Jenkins
7 18 (3.87%) JIRA
8 10 (2.15%) JUnit
9 9 (1.94%) PHPUnit
10 7 (1.51%) SonarQube
11 6 (1.29%) Mockito
12 5 (1.08%) RStudio
12 5 (1.08%) Subversion
13 4 (0.86%) Babel
13 4 (0.86%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.86%) Jasmine
14 3 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 104 (22.37%) Finance
2 27 (5.81%) Banking
3 23 (4.95%) Front Office
4 19 (4.09%) Law
5 18 (3.87%) Marketing
6 15 (3.23%) Games
7 14 (3.01%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.37%) Aerospace
9 9 (1.94%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.72%) Publishing
11 7 (1.51%) Public Sector
12 6 (1.29%) Manufacturing
13 5 (1.08%) Electronics
14 4 (0.86%) Retail
15 3 (0.65%) Czech Language
15 3 (0.65%) Legal
16 2 (0.43%) Automotive
16 2 (0.43%) French Language
16 2 (0.43%) German Language
16 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 157 (33.76%) Developer
2 132 (28.39%) Architect
3 43 (9.25%) Software Engineer
4 40 (8.60%) Solutions Architect
5 34 (7.31%) Python Engineer
6 31 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 28 (6.02%) Full Stack Developer
8 24 (5.16%) Security Architect
8 24 (5.16%) Senior Architect
8 24 (5.16%) Senior Developer
9 23 (4.95%) Cloud Engineer
10 22 (4.73%) Java Developer
11 21 (4.52%) Enterprise Architect
12 19 (4.09%) Software Developer
13 18 (3.87%) Cloud Developer
14 16 (3.44%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 16 (3.44%) Python Developer
14 16 (3.44%) Senior Software Engineer
15 15 (3.23%) Consultant
15 15 (3.23%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (19.14%) .NET
2 57 (12.26%) React
3 54 (11.61%) .NET Core
4 50 (10.75%) HTML
5 48 (10.32%) CSS
6 40 (8.60%) Node.js
7 37 (7.96%) .NET Framework
8 35 (7.53%) Redux
9 34 (7.31%) AngularJS
10 32 (6.88%) Web Services
11 31 (6.67%) Spring
12 29 (6.24%) ASP.NET
13 28 (6.02%) REST
13 28 (6.02%) RESTful
14 26 (5.59%) Vue.js
15 22 (4.73%) jQuery
16 18 (3.87%) Laravel
16 18 (3.87%) Spring Boot
17 17 (3.66%) HTML5
17 17 (3.66%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.10%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (5.38%) Equities
3 23 (4.95%) Fixed Income
3 23 (4.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 22 (4.73%) Public Cloud
5 18 (3.87%) NHS
6 17 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (3.01%) Hedge funds
8 13 (2.80%) Management Information System
9 12 (2.58%) Reference Data
9 12 (2.58%) User Experience
10 10 (2.15%) Data Centre
10 10 (2.15%) Market Risk
11 8 (1.72%) Cloud Native
12 7 (1.51%) Analytical Mindset
12 7 (1.51%) Cyberthreat
12 7 (1.51%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.51%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (1.51%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (11.83%) Linux
2 36 (7.74%) Windows
3 9 (1.94%) Android
3 9 (1.94%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (35.70%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (23.66%) Software Engineering
3 104 (22.37%) Microservices
4 95 (20.43%) Problem-Solving
5 87 (18.71%) DevOps
6 66 (14.19%) TDD
7 59 (12.69%) MVC
8 56 (12.04%) Unit Testing
9 55 (11.83%) OO
10 51 (10.97%) Fintech
11 42 (9.03%) Web Development
12 40 (8.60%) Artificial Intelligence
13 36 (7.74%) Computer Science
13 36 (7.74%) Mentoring
14 35 (7.53%) Coaching
15 34 (7.31%) Logistics
16 33 (7.10%) Scrum
16 33 (7.10%) TOGAF
17 29 (6.24%) Migration
17 29 (6.24%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (26.45%) JavaScript
2 86 (18.49%) SQL
3 84 (18.06%) C#
4 72 (15.48%) Python
5 64 (13.76%) Java
6 33 (7.10%) PHP
7 29 (6.24%) C++
8 21 (4.52%) TypeScript
9 15 (3.23%) C
10 14 (3.01%) Kotlin
11 12 (2.58%) Go
12 11 (2.37%) Scala
13 10 (2.15%) VBA
14 9 (1.94%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.72%) ES6
16 7 (1.51%) Bash Shell
16 7 (1.51%) Java 8
17 6 (1.29%) MATLAB
17 6 (1.29%) PowerShell
17 6 (1.29%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (7.96%) Degree
2 22 (4.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (3.01%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.94%) CISSP
5 7 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.29%) Master's Degree
6 6 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.29%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 4 (0.86%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.86%) CCNA
8 4 (0.86%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.65%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (0.65%) CISM
9 3 (0.65%) MBA
9 3 (0.65%) MCP
9 3 (0.65%) MCSA
9 3 (0.65%) MCSE
10 1 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.82%) QA
2 7 (1.51%) NIST
3 4 (0.86%) GDPR
4 3 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.43%) COBIT
6 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.22%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.22%) HL7
6 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (13.55%) Docker
2 13 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.72%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.43%) vSphere
6 1 (0.22%) Firmware
6 1 (0.22%) HDFS
6 1 (0.22%) NFS
6 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 58 (12.47%) Kubernetes
2 34 (7.31%) Terraform
3 26 (5.59%) Ansible
4 11 (2.37%) Puppet
5 10 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.08%) Grafana
6 5 (1.08%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.65%) Zipkin
8 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.43%) SCCM
8 2 (0.43%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.22%) Istio
9 1 (0.22%) Kibana
9 1 (0.22%) Knative
Vendors
1 39 (8.39%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.95%) Google
3 19 (4.09%) VMware
4 15 (3.23%) Cisco
4 15 (3.23%) CyberArk
4 15 (3.23%) ForgeRock
5 13 (2.80%) Oracle
6 12 (2.58%) Calypso
6 12 (2.58%) Charles River
6 12 (2.58%) GoldenSource
6 12 (2.58%) SimCorp
7 10 (2.15%) Avaya
8 8 (1.72%) BT
8 8 (1.72%) HP
8 8 (1.72%) SAP
9 7 (1.51%) Citrix
9 7 (1.51%) Fortinet
9 7 (1.51%) Mitel
9 7 (1.51%) MuleSoft
9 7 (1.51%) Palo Alto