Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Architectural Design
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 342 379 381
Rank change year-on-year +37 +2 +28
Permanent jobs citing Architectural Design 955 618 1,222
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.90% 0.77% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.84% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 682 496 891
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £57,500 £52,375 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +12.00%
75th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £86,875
90th Percentile £103,750 £113,750 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +3.90%

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 98,425 73,961 133,186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.21% 92.34% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 67,779 59,551 105,846
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,500 £41,250 £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 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +32 874 £75,000 +7.14% 197
London +69 502 £82,500 -2.94% 89
UK excluding London -2 412 £65,000 +13.04% 118
Work from Home -85 202 £67,500 -3.57% 45
South East -14 97 £68,500 +16.60% 25
South West -13 92 £62,500 +13.64% 23
North of England -32 86 £65,000 +8.33% 36
Midlands -35 79 £65,000 +18.18% 14
North West -4 54 £65,000 +18.18% 22
West Midlands -67 54 £65,000 +18.18% 6
Yorkshire -40 34 £67,500 +5.47% 11
Scotland -38 30 £58,500 +6.36% 5
East Midlands -3 25 £83,750 +8.06% 8
Isle of Man - 20 £49,500 -
Wales -6 5 £51,970 +29.92% 6
East of England -44 5 £67,500 -10.00% 11
North East -22 1 £95,000 +104.30% 3

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 421 (44.08%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (34.24%) Azure
3 292 (30.58%) AWS
4 231 (24.19%) JavaScript
5 209 (21.88%) Kubernetes
6 204 (21.36%) Software Engineering
7 201 (21.05%) Finance
8 200 (20.94%) DevOps
9 191 (20.00%) Python
10 184 (19.27%) Docker
10 184 (19.27%) Social Skills
11 180 (18.85%) Microservices
12 167 (17.49%) .NET
13 163 (17.07%) C#
14 162 (16.96%) TDD
15 161 (16.86%) REST
16 156 (16.34%) Mentoring
17 151 (15.81%) AngularJS
18 143 (14.97%) Coaching
19 142 (14.87%) Java
20 141 (14.76%) Microsoft
21 140 (14.66%) Node.js
21 140 (14.66%) Git (software)
22 138 (14.45%) React
23 136 (14.24%) GCP
24 125 (13.09%) Continuous Integration
25 123 (12.88%) SQL
26 114 (11.94%) Linux
27 113 (11.83%) CSS
28 111 (11.62%) TypeScript

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 25 (2.62%) Apache
2 22 (2.30%) IIS
2 22 (2.30%) nginx
3 20 (2.09%) Confluence
4 19 (1.99%) Tomcat
5 17 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (1.57%) Cloud Foundry
7 13 (1.36%) Apache Spark
7 13 (1.36%) ejabberd
8 12 (1.26%) CMS
9 11 (1.15%) SharePoint
10 7 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (0.63%) Anypoint
11 6 (0.63%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
12 3 (0.31%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.21%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.21%) SAS
13 2 (0.21%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 8 (0.84%) Zeplin
2 7 (0.73%) Figma
3 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.10%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (0.63%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (0.42%) Magento
3 3 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.31%) Maximo
3 3 (0.31%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.10%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.10%) Finacle
4 1 (0.10%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.10%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.10%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.10%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 327 (34.24%) Azure
2 292 (30.58%) AWS
3 136 (14.24%) GCP
4 104 (10.89%) SaaS
5 87 (9.11%) PaaS
6 84 (8.80%) IaaS
7 76 (7.96%) Serverless
8 48 (5.03%) AWS CloudFormation
9 41 (4.29%) AWS Lambda
10 35 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
11 31 (3.25%) Amazon ECS
11 31 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
11 31 (3.25%) GitHub
12 30 (3.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 28 (2.93%) Power Platform
14 27 (2.83%) Amazon SQS
15 23 (2.41%) Microsoft 365
16 21 (2.20%) Amazon S3
17 20 (2.09%) CloudFront
18 17 (1.78%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 49 (5.13%) Firewall
2 37 (3.87%) Internet
3 33 (3.46%) LAN
4 29 (3.04%) VPN
5 28 (2.93%) BGP
6 22 (2.30%) SNMP
7 19 (1.99%) Diameter Protocol
8 16 (1.68%) Network Security
9 14 (1.47%) VoIP
10 13 (1.36%) Asterisk PBX
10 13 (1.36%) PBX
10 13 (1.36%) SAN
10 13 (1.36%) WAN
11 12 (1.26%) TCP/IP
11 12 (1.26%) Unified Communications
12 11 (1.15%) HTTP
13 9 (0.94%) Wireless
14 8 (0.84%) IPsec
14 8 (0.84%) MPLS
14 8 (0.84%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 94 (9.84%) NoSQL
3 80 (8.38%) PostgreSQL
4 55 (5.76%) MongoDB
5 45 (4.71%) Big Data
6 37 (3.87%) Redis
7 33 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (3.35%) Relational Database
9 24 (2.51%) Power BI
10 23 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
10 23 (2.41%) MySQL
11 20 (2.09%) Blockchain
11 20 (2.09%) Tableau
12 18 (1.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 15 (1.57%) Hadoop
14 13 (1.36%) Amazon Redshift
15 10 (1.05%) Oracle Database
16 9 (0.94%) RDBMS
17 8 (0.84%) Electronic Patient Records
18 7 (0.73%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 140 (14.66%) Git (software)
2 72 (7.54%) Jenkins
3 63 (6.60%) Cypress.io
4 57 (5.97%) JIRA
5 39 (4.08%) TeamCity
6 36 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
7 34 (3.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 30 (3.14%) CircleCI
8 30 (3.14%) webpack
9 28 (2.93%) Selenium
10 23 (2.41%) Storybook
11 17 (1.78%) Maven
11 17 (1.78%) MSBuild
12 16 (1.68%) Grunt
13 14 (1.47%) Gradle
14 10 (1.05%) Jasmine
14 10 (1.05%) JUnit
14 10 (1.05%) SonarQube
15 9 (0.94%) Bitbucket
15 9 (0.94%) PHPUnit
General
1 201 (21.05%) Finance
2 184 (19.27%) Social Skills
3 60 (6.28%) Retail
4 59 (6.18%) Banking
5 49 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
6 44 (4.61%) Presentation Skills
7 40 (4.19%) Marketing
8 37 (3.87%) Public Sector
9 33 (3.46%) Organisational Skills
10 29 (3.04%) Games
11 28 (2.93%) Influencing Skills
12 25 (2.62%) Legal
13 17 (1.78%) Local Government
13 17 (1.78%) Publishing
14 15 (1.57%) Telecoms
15 12 (1.26%) Law
16 11 (1.15%) Music Industry
17 10 (1.05%) Advertising
17 10 (1.05%) Manufacturing
17 10 (1.05%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 306 (32.04%) Architect
2 238 (24.92%) Developer
3 128 (13.40%) Solutions Architect
4 85 (8.90%) Senior Developer
5 60 (6.28%) Software Engineer
6 54 (5.65%) Full Stack Developer
6 54 (5.65%) Senior Architect
7 43 (4.50%) Lead Developer
8 41 (4.29%) Cloud Engineer
8 41 (4.29%) Technical Leader
9 35 (3.66%) DevOps Engineer
9 35 (3.66%) Lead Architect
10 33 (3.46%) Senior Software Engineer
11 32 (3.35%) Technical Architect
12 30 (3.14%) Network Engineer
12 30 (3.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
13 29 (3.04%) Cloud Architect
14 26 (2.72%) Integration Architect
14 26 (2.72%) Security Architect
15 24 (2.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (17.49%) .NET
2 161 (16.86%) REST
3 151 (15.81%) AngularJS
4 140 (14.66%) Node.js
5 138 (14.45%) React
6 113 (11.83%) CSS
7 102 (10.68%) HTML
8 70 (7.33%) Web Services
9 65 (6.81%) GraphQL
10 62 (6.49%) .NET Core
10 62 (6.49%) HTML5
11 57 (5.97%) .NET Framework
12 54 (5.65%) RESTful
13 44 (4.61%) Redux
14 43 (4.50%) Vue.js
15 36 (3.77%) jQuery
16 35 (3.66%) Spring
17 34 (3.56%) Kafka
18 29 (3.04%) Next.js
19 27 (2.83%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 59 (6.18%) User Experience
2 37 (3.87%) Mobile App
2 37 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
3 34 (3.56%) Algorithms
4 30 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
5 27 (2.83%) Blog
6 24 (2.51%) Data Structures
7 22 (2.30%) Data Centre
8 21 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
9 19 (1.99%) Management Information System
10 18 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
11 17 (1.78%) Public Cloud
12 16 (1.68%) Cloud Native
13 12 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
14 11 (1.15%) Contract for Difference
14 11 (1.15%) Equities
14 11 (1.15%) Online Banking
15 10 (1.05%) Private Cloud
16 9 (0.94%) Spread Betting
17 8 (0.84%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 114 (11.94%) Linux
2 80 (8.38%) Windows
3 36 (3.77%) Android
4 20 (2.09%) Debian
5 16 (1.68%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.57%) Unix
7 13 (1.36%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.42%) Mesosphere
9 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.21%) VMS
10 2 (0.21%) watchOS
10 2 (0.21%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.10%) AIX
11 1 (0.10%) Check Point GAiA
11 1 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 421 (44.08%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (21.36%) Software Engineering
3 200 (20.94%) DevOps
4 180 (18.85%) Microservices
5 162 (16.96%) TDD
6 156 (16.34%) Mentoring
7 143 (14.97%) Coaching
8 125 (13.09%) Continuous Integration
9 90 (9.42%) Scrum
10 87 (9.11%) Test Automation
11 83 (8.69%) Problem-Solving
12 80 (8.38%) Fintech
13 73 (7.64%) Open Source
14 70 (7.33%) Unit Testing
15 69 (7.23%) MVC
15 69 (7.23%) Technical Leadership
16 65 (6.81%) Project Delivery
17 64 (6.70%) Artificial Intelligence
17 64 (6.70%) OO
17 64 (6.70%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 231 (24.19%) JavaScript
2 191 (20.00%) Python
3 163 (17.07%) C#
4 142 (14.87%) Java
5 123 (12.88%) SQL
6 111 (11.62%) TypeScript
7 58 (6.07%) C++
8 54 (5.65%) Bash Shell
9 52 (5.45%) Go
10 38 (3.98%) PHP
11 36 (3.77%) ES6
12 29 (3.04%) C
13 21 (2.20%) Ruby
14 20 (2.09%) Apex Code
15 19 (1.99%) PowerShell
16 16 (1.68%) Kotlin
16 16 (1.68%) Perl
16 16 (1.68%) Scala
17 14 (1.47%) ES7
17 14 (1.47%) ES8
Qualifications
1 89 (9.32%) Degree
2 44 (4.61%) Security Cleared
3 42 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (2.09%) Master's Degree
5 19 (1.99%) SC Cleared
6 15 (1.57%) DV Cleared
7 14 (1.47%) TOGAF Certification
8 13 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (1.15%) CCNP
10 11 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
11 6 (0.63%) CISSP
12 5 (0.52%) AWS Certification
12 5 (0.52%) CISM
12 5 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.42%) MBA
14 3 (0.31%) MCSE
15 2 (0.21%) A+ Certification
15 2 (0.21%) CCNA
15 2 (0.21%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (6.91%) QA
2 14 (1.47%) GDPR
2 14 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.94%) NIST
4 8 (0.84%) Accessibility
5 5 (0.52%) GRC
5 5 (0.52%) SLA
6 4 (0.42%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.42%) HMG Infosec
6 4 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (0.42%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.31%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.31%) SOC 2
8 2 (0.21%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.10%) BS25999
9 1 (0.10%) COBIT
9 1 (0.10%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.10%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 184 (19.27%) Docker
2 28 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (2.51%) Active Directory
4 19 (1.99%) iptables
4 19 (1.99%) KVM
4 19 (1.99%) QEMU
5 16 (1.68%) Hyper-V
6 14 (1.47%) LXC
7 13 (1.36%) Kamailio
7 13 (1.36%) Postfix
8 4 (0.42%) Firmware
8 4 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.31%) NFS
9 3 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.21%) Varnish
11 1 (0.10%) HDFS
11 1 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 209 (21.88%) Kubernetes
2 106 (11.10%) Terraform
3 83 (8.69%) Ansible
4 25 (2.62%) Puppet
5 19 (1.99%) Galera Cluster
5 19 (1.99%) HAProxy
5 19 (1.99%) ZABBIX
6 15 (1.57%) Grafana
6 15 (1.57%) Prometheus
7 10 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.94%) SCCM
9 6 (0.63%) Packer
9 6 (0.63%) Rancher
9 6 (0.63%) SCOM
10 4 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.21%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.21%) Istio
11 2 (0.21%) Knative
11 2 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.21%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 141 (14.76%) Microsoft
2 76 (7.96%) Oracle
3 58 (6.07%) Google
4 54 (5.65%) Cisco
5 44 (4.61%) VMware
6 29 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
7 26 (2.72%) HP
7 26 (2.72%) Mitel
8 20 (2.09%) GENBAND
8 20 (2.09%) Juniper
8 20 (2.09%) Splunk
9 19 (1.99%) Percona
9 19 (1.99%) SonicWALL
10 17 (1.78%) SAP
10 17 (1.78%) ServiceNow
11 15 (1.57%) Atlassian
11 15 (1.57%) Citrix
11 15 (1.57%) Palo Alto
11 15 (1.57%) Xamarin
12 14 (1.47%) Nortel