Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Architectural Design
UK
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 389 384 392
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8 +59
Permanent jobs citing Architectural Design 649 1,158 1,390
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.81% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.87% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 553 848 999
Median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% +2.46%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £113,750 £105,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £61,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.84% +1.67% +9.09%

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 81,299 132,389 159,894
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.26% 92.25% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 64,463 103,632 128,608
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020. 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 -9 609 £70,000 - 68
UK excluding London -10 320 £55,000 -9.84% 49
London +54 316 £85,000 +3.03% 23
South East +26 95 £55,000 -29.03% 13
Midlands +19 66 £55,000 -3.08% 7
North of England +90 65 £59,000 -9.23% 8
West Midlands +85 65 £55,000 -18.52% 6
Work from Home +41 51 £70,000 -15.15% 14
South West -11 38 £55,000 -5.98% 8
Yorkshire +105 30 £64,000 -13.22% 3
East of England +84 29 £75,000 +25.00% 8
North West +40 22 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Scotland +38 16 £56,250 +25.00% 4
North East +18 13 £46,500 -19.13% 2
Northern Ireland - 7 £55,000 -
Wales -2 5 £40,000 -20.00% 1
East Midlands -33 1 £77,500 +38.39% 1

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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.

1 269 (41.45%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (32.82%) AWS
3 162 (24.96%) Azure
4 161 (24.81%) Finance
5 111 (17.10%) Microsoft
6 104 (16.02%) DevOps
7 98 (15.10%) Web Services
8 96 (14.79%) Mentoring
9 95 (14.64%) C#
10 94 (14.48%) .NET
11 91 (14.02%) JavaScript
12 90 (13.87%) Software Engineering
13 89 (13.71%) Kubernetes
14 81 (12.48%) Java
15 80 (12.33%) Degree
16 79 (12.17%) Python
17 78 (12.02%) Docker
18 74 (11.40%) SQL
19 72 (11.09%) TDD
20 71 (10.94%) Linux
20 71 (10.94%) Microservices
20 71 (10.94%) REST
21 65 (10.02%) SQL Server
22 63 (9.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 63 (9.71%) Scrum
23 60 (9.24%) Fixed Income
23 60 (9.24%) Front Office
23 60 (9.24%) Banking
24 59 (9.09%) Equities
25 55 (8.47%) Windows

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 20 (3.08%) Apache Spark
2 13 (2.00%) Apache
2 13 (2.00%) Confluence
2 13 (2.00%) IIS
2 13 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.23%) CMS
4 8 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
5 7 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (0.92%) Anypoint
6 6 (0.92%) EPiServer
6 6 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.62%) Mule
7 4 (0.62%) Mule ESB
8 3 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.46%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.31%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.31%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (0.46%) Windchill
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 50 (7.70%) Markit EDM
1 50 (7.70%) SimCorp Dimension
2 10 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.54%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.62%) Magento
4 3 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.46%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.31%) R3 Corda
5 2 (0.31%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.31%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 213 (32.82%) AWS
2 162 (24.96%) Azure
3 49 (7.55%) SaaS
4 42 (6.47%) PaaS
5 32 (4.93%) AWS CloudFormation
6 31 (4.78%) GCP
7 26 (4.01%) IaaS
7 26 (4.01%) OpenShift
8 20 (3.08%) Power Platform
9 17 (2.62%) Amazon ECS
9 17 (2.62%) Amazon EKS
9 17 (2.62%) Logic Apps
9 17 (2.62%) Office 365
10 15 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (2.16%) AWS Fargate
12 12 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 12 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
12 12 (1.85%) Serverless
13 11 (1.69%) GitHub
13 11 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.77%) Firewall
2 17 (2.62%) HTTP
3 15 (2.31%) VPN
4 14 (2.16%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.69%) DNS
6 9 (1.39%) WAN
7 8 (1.23%) LAN
7 8 (1.23%) Network Security
8 6 (0.92%) Internet
9 5 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (0.77%) Wireshark
10 4 (0.62%) OSPF
10 4 (0.62%) SAN
11 3 (0.46%) BGP
11 3 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.46%) DHCP
11 3 (0.46%) SMTP
11 3 (0.46%) SpaceWire
11 3 (0.46%) VLAN
11 3 (0.46%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (10.02%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.93%) MongoDB
2 32 (4.93%) MySQL
3 22 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (3.39%) NoSQL
4 20 (3.08%) Power BI
5 17 (2.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 16 (2.47%) Hadoop
7 15 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
8 13 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (1.85%) Big Data
9 12 (1.85%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
10 10 (1.54%) Data Lake
10 10 (1.54%) QlikView
11 9 (1.39%) Cosmos DB
11 9 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 44 (6.78%) Git (software)
1 44 (6.78%) Jenkins
2 24 (3.70%) JIRA
3 13 (2.00%) Visual Studio
4 9 (1.39%) Cucumber
4 9 (1.39%) Subversion
4 9 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (1.23%) Maven
6 7 (1.08%) GitLab
7 6 (0.92%) Moq
7 6 (0.92%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.92%) webpack
8 5 (0.77%) Bitbucket
8 5 (0.77%) JUnit
8 5 (0.77%) Mockito
9 4 (0.62%) Artifactory
9 4 (0.62%) Selenium
10 3 (0.46%) gulp
10 3 (0.46%) Mocha
10 3 (0.46%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 161 (24.81%) Finance
2 60 (9.24%) Banking
2 60 (9.24%) Front Office
3 53 (8.17%) Retail
4 26 (4.01%) Law
4 26 (4.01%) Marketing
5 16 (2.47%) Legal
6 14 (2.16%) Games
7 10 (1.54%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.23%) Automotive
8 8 (1.23%) Public Sector
8 8 (1.23%) Publishing
9 4 (0.62%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.46%) Advertising
10 3 (0.46%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.46%) Housing Association
10 3 (0.46%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 277 (42.68%) Architect
2 118 (18.18%) Developer
3 107 (16.49%) Solutions Architect
4 39 (6.01%) Enterprise Architect
5 37 (5.70%) Senior Architect
5 37 (5.70%) Software Engineer
5 37 (5.70%) Technical Architect
6 35 (5.39%) Cloud Architect
6 35 (5.39%) Data Architect
7 34 (5.24%) Senior Developer
8 26 (4.01%) Technical Leader
9 24 (3.70%) Software Architect
10 22 (3.39%) .NET Developer
10 22 (3.39%) Consultant
11 21 (3.24%) Senior Software Engineer
12 16 (2.47%) Analyst
12 16 (2.47%) C# Developer
12 16 (2.47%) Lead Developer
12 16 (2.47%) Security Architect
12 16 (2.47%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (15.10%) Web Services
2 94 (14.48%) .NET
3 71 (10.94%) REST
4 54 (8.32%) AngularJS
5 48 (7.40%) ASP.NET
6 47 (7.24%) HTML
7 45 (6.93%) RESTful
8 43 (6.63%) CSS
8 43 (6.63%) React
9 33 (5.08%) Node.js
10 32 (4.93%) .NET Framework
11 30 (4.62%) SOAP
12 28 (4.31%) .NET Core
13 27 (4.16%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (3.85%) Spring
15 18 (2.77%) ASP.NET Web API
16 17 (2.62%) Kafka
16 17 (2.62%) OAuth
16 17 (2.62%) WCF
17 15 (2.31%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 63 (9.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 60 (9.24%) Fixed Income
3 59 (9.09%) Equities
4 51 (7.86%) Reference Data
5 50 (7.70%) Hedge funds
6 48 (7.40%) Public Cloud
7 25 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (2.93%) Cloud Native
10 16 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
11 14 (2.16%) Data Centre
11 14 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
12 12 (1.85%) Market Risk
13 10 (1.54%) Management Information System
14 9 (1.39%) BYOD
14 9 (1.39%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.39%) Reinsurance
15 8 (1.23%) Algorithms
15 8 (1.23%) Derivative
15 8 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 71 (10.94%) Linux
2 55 (8.47%) Windows
3 25 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 12 (1.85%) Android
5 7 (1.08%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.92%) Unix
6 6 (0.92%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.62%) CentOS
8 4 (0.62%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.31%) AIX
10 2 (0.31%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.31%) Solaris
10 2 (0.31%) SUSE
10 2 (0.31%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.31%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.15%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (41.45%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (16.02%) DevOps
3 96 (14.79%) Mentoring
4 90 (13.87%) Software Engineering
5 72 (11.09%) TDD
6 71 (10.94%) Microservices
7 63 (9.71%) Scrum
8 50 (7.70%) IT Strategy
8 50 (7.70%) Technical Leadership
8 50 (7.70%) TOGAF
9 47 (7.24%) SDLC
10 44 (6.78%) MVC
11 43 (6.63%) Fintech
12 42 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
13 40 (6.16%) Enterprise Architecture
13 40 (6.16%) OO
13 40 (6.16%) Test Automation
14 38 (5.86%) Cybersecurity
15 37 (5.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 95 (14.64%) C#
2 91 (14.02%) JavaScript
3 81 (12.48%) Java
4 79 (12.17%) Python
5 74 (11.40%) SQL
6 36 (5.55%) PowerShell
7 31 (4.78%) Bash Shell
7 31 (4.78%) C++
8 30 (4.62%) C
9 27 (4.16%) Go
10 26 (4.01%) Scala
11 15 (2.31%) Clojure
12 14 (2.16%) PHP
13 10 (1.54%) Kotlin
13 10 (1.54%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.39%) Java 8
14 9 (1.39%) TypeScript
15 8 (1.23%) Apex Code
15 8 (1.23%) Korn
15 8 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 80 (12.33%) Degree
2 30 (4.62%) CISSP
3 26 (4.01%) Security Cleared
4 24 (3.70%) TOGAF Certification
5 21 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (3.24%) CISM
6 15 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
7 13 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.54%) MCSE
9 9 (1.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 9 (1.39%) CEH
9 9 (1.39%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.23%) CCSP
10 8 (1.23%) IISP
10 8 (1.23%) SC Cleared
11 7 (1.08%) CCNA
11 7 (1.08%) CRISC
12 5 (0.77%) PhD
13 4 (0.62%) CCIE
14 3 (0.46%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.31%) QA
2 21 (3.24%) PCI DSS
3 18 (2.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.77%) GDPR
5 4 (0.62%) SLA
6 2 (0.31%) NIST
7 1 (0.15%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
System Software
1 78 (12.02%) Docker
2 18 (2.77%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.46%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.46%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.31%) PowerHA
7 2 (0.31%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.31%) XenApp
7 2 (0.31%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.15%) NFS
8 1 (0.15%) UAG
8 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 89 (13.71%) Kubernetes
2 40 (6.16%) Ansible
3 31 (4.78%) Terraform
4 22 (3.39%) Puppet
5 18 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.92%) CloudHub
7 5 (0.77%) Kibana
7 5 (0.77%) SCCM
8 3 (0.46%) Grafana
8 3 (0.46%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.46%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.31%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.31%) Linux-HA
9 2 (0.31%) Nessus
9 2 (0.31%) Rancher
9 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.15%) Netcool
10 1 (0.15%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 1 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 111 (17.10%) Microsoft
2 50 (7.70%) Calypso
2 50 (7.70%) Charles River
2 50 (7.70%) GoldenSource
2 50 (7.70%) SimCorp
3 43 (6.63%) Oracle
4 37 (5.70%) VMware
5 21 (3.24%) Cisco
5 21 (3.24%) Google
6 15 (2.31%) WorldPay
7 14 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (1.85%) Citrix
8 12 (1.85%) Databricks
9 10 (1.54%) MuleSoft
9 10 (1.54%) Splunk
10 9 (1.39%) FIS
11 8 (1.23%) ArcSight
11 8 (1.23%) Cognos
11 8 (1.23%) Dell
11 8 (1.23%) Teradata