Period
to 31 October 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 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Architectural Design
UK
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 351 334 413
Rank change year-on-year -17 +79 +92
Permanent jobs citing Architectural Design 399 1,276 1,252
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.80% 0.93% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.01% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 400 860 898
Median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £43,625 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £100,375 £107,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £58,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +6.84% -2.50% +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 45,939 126,062 150,953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.38% 92.21% 91.94%
Number of salaries quoted 37,888 99,591 119,910
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,687 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -17 386 £68,750 -1.79% 106
London +53 217 £83,750 +4.69% 38
UK excluding London -22 176 £62,500 +6.84% 72
Work from Home +44 68 £62,500 -13.79% 14
North of England +87 55 £65,000 +11.11% 21
South East +61 39 £60,000 +9.09% 20
North West +76 32 £60,000 -4.00% 16
Midlands +29 27 £55,000 -4.35% 13
West Midlands +26 26 £53,750 -14.00% 7
South West +24 24 £58,250 -13.70% 10
East of England +121 21 £75,000 +25.00% 4
Yorkshire +121 21 £65,500 +11.97% 5
Scotland +75 7 £53,750 -8.12% 2
Northern Ireland +17 2 - - 1
North East -13 2 £42,500 -8.60%
East Midlands +63 1 £62,500 +13.64% 6
Isle of Man - 1 £49,500 -

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 180 (45.11%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (30.08%) Finance
3 102 (25.56%) AWS
4 93 (23.31%) Azure
5 84 (21.05%) DevOps
6 73 (18.30%) Microservices
7 71 (17.79%) .NET
8 68 (17.04%) C#
9 65 (16.29%) Linux
10 64 (16.04%) JavaScript
11 62 (15.54%) Kubernetes
12 60 (15.04%) Web Services
13 59 (14.79%) Python
14 58 (14.54%) Microsoft
14 58 (14.54%) Software Engineering
15 48 (12.03%) SQL Server
15 48 (12.03%) Docker
16 45 (11.28%) Fixed Income
16 45 (11.28%) Equities
16 45 (11.28%) Windows
16 45 (11.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 44 (11.03%) Java
17 44 (11.03%) Front Office
18 43 (10.78%) SQL
19 41 (10.28%) Problem-Solving
20 38 (9.52%) Hedge funds
21 37 (9.27%) Markit EDM
21 37 (9.27%) SimCorp
21 37 (9.27%) SimCorp Dimension
21 37 (9.27%) Degree

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 10 (2.51%) Apache Spark
1 10 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (2.26%) Apache
3 8 (2.01%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.75%) Apache Airflow
5 5 (1.25%) SAS
6 4 (1.00%) CMS
6 4 (1.00%) Confluence
7 3 (0.75%) Anypoint
7 3 (0.75%) SugarCRM
8 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.25%) IIS
9 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.51%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.50%) Windchill
5 1 (0.25%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 37 (9.27%) Markit EDM
1 37 (9.27%) SimCorp Dimension
2 6 (1.50%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (1.00%) Social Studio
4 3 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.25%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 102 (25.56%) AWS
2 93 (23.31%) Azure
3 24 (6.02%) SaaS
4 23 (5.76%) PaaS
5 22 (5.51%) IaaS
6 16 (4.01%) GCP
7 15 (3.76%) Serverless
8 14 (3.51%) Power Platform
9 13 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (1.75%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (1.25%) GitHub
11 5 (1.25%) Office 365
12 4 (1.00%) Azure Functions
12 4 (1.00%) npm
12 4 (1.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 3 (0.75%) Amazon Cognito
13 3 (0.75%) Amazon SageMaker
13 3 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.50%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.01%) Internet
2 14 (3.51%) Firewall
3 11 (2.76%) Network Security
4 9 (2.26%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.01%) DNS
6 6 (1.50%) VPN
7 5 (1.25%) IPsec
7 5 (1.25%) LAN
7 5 (1.25%) WAN
8 4 (1.00%) HTTP
9 3 (0.75%) SAN
9 3 (0.75%) Wireless
10 2 (0.50%) Cisco Firepower
10 2 (0.50%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.50%) OSPF
10 2 (0.50%) SNMP
10 2 (0.50%) tcpdump
10 2 (0.50%) VLAN
10 2 (0.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (12.03%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.77%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (6.77%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (5.26%) Big Data
5 15 (3.76%) MySQL
6 13 (3.26%) Hadoop
7 12 (3.01%) NoSQL
7 12 (3.01%) Power BI
8 10 (2.51%) MongoDB
8 10 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (2.26%) Data Lake
9 9 (2.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (1.75%) Bigtable
10 7 (1.75%) Presto
10 7 (1.75%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.50%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (1.00%) Redis
12 4 (1.00%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 24 (6.02%) Jenkins
2 21 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 17 (4.26%) JIRA
4 9 (2.26%) Subversion
5 6 (1.50%) SonarQube
6 5 (1.25%) RStudio
6 5 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.25%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.00%) PowerBuilder
7 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (1.00%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.00%) webpack
8 3 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.75%) GitLab
9 2 (0.50%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.50%) JUnit
9 2 (0.50%) Mockito
9 2 (0.50%) RSpec
9 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 120 (30.08%) Finance
2 44 (11.03%) Front Office
3 22 (5.51%) Law
4 19 (4.76%) Banking
5 17 (4.26%) Marketing
6 12 (3.01%) Public Sector
7 10 (2.51%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.26%) Games
8 9 (2.26%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.26%) Retail
9 7 (1.75%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.50%) Electronics
10 6 (1.50%) Legal
11 5 (1.25%) Local Government
12 4 (1.00%) Publishing
13 3 (0.75%) International Banking
14 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.50%) Automotive
14 2 (0.50%) Military
14 2 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 146 (36.59%) Architect
2 99 (24.81%) Developer
3 48 (12.03%) Enterprise Architect
4 40 (10.03%) Solutions Architect
5 21 (5.26%) Python Engineer
6 20 (5.01%) C# Developer
6 20 (5.01%) Software Engineer
7 19 (4.76%) Senior Architect
8 18 (4.51%) .NET Developer
9 17 (4.26%) Java Developer
9 17 (4.26%) Lead Developer
9 17 (4.26%) Senior Developer
10 16 (4.01%) Cloud Engineer
11 15 (3.76%) Cloud Architect
11 15 (3.76%) Data Architect
12 14 (3.51%) Senior Solutions Architect
13 13 (3.26%) C# .NET Developer
14 12 (3.01%) AWS Architect
14 12 (3.01%) Java Engineer
15 10 (2.51%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (17.79%) .NET
2 60 (15.04%) Web Services
3 33 (8.27%) REST
4 28 (7.02%) ASP.NET
5 27 (6.77%) HTML
6 26 (6.52%) CSS
6 26 (6.52%) Node.js
7 24 (6.02%) RESTful
8 23 (5.76%) .NET Core
9 22 (5.51%) AngularJS
10 19 (4.76%) React
11 13 (3.26%) JSON
12 11 (2.76%) Laravel
13 10 (2.51%) SOAP
13 10 (2.51%) XML
14 9 (2.26%) .NET Framework
15 8 (2.01%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (2.01%) jQuery
15 8 (2.01%) SailPoint
16 7 (1.75%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.28%) Equities
1 45 (11.28%) Fixed Income
1 45 (11.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 38 (9.52%) Hedge funds
3 37 (9.27%) Reference Data
4 30 (7.52%) Greenfield Project
4 30 (7.52%) Public Cloud
5 21 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (3.76%) NHS
7 13 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (2.26%) Data Centre
9 8 (2.01%) Mobile App
9 8 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (1.75%) Cloud Native
10 7 (1.75%) Internet of Things
10 7 (1.75%) Market Risk
10 7 (1.75%) PKI
11 6 (1.50%) BYOD
11 6 (1.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 65 (16.29%) Linux
2 45 (11.28%) Windows
3 9 (2.26%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.01%) Android
5 6 (1.50%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.50%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (45.11%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (21.05%) DevOps
3 73 (18.30%) Microservices
4 58 (14.54%) Software Engineering
5 41 (10.28%) Problem-Solving
6 36 (9.02%) ETL
7 34 (8.52%) Scrum
8 31 (7.77%) Mentoring
8 31 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (7.52%) OO
10 29 (7.27%) Enterprise Architecture
10 29 (7.27%) TOGAF
11 28 (7.02%) Technical Leadership
12 27 (6.77%) Computer Science
12 27 (6.77%) MVC
12 27 (6.77%) Technical Architecture
13 26 (6.52%) Artificial Intelligence
13 26 (6.52%) Open Source
14 25 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (6.02%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 68 (17.04%) C#
2 64 (16.04%) JavaScript
3 59 (14.79%) Python
4 44 (11.03%) Java
5 43 (10.78%) SQL
6 21 (5.26%) C++
7 16 (4.01%) PowerShell
8 14 (3.51%) Go
8 14 (3.51%) PHP
9 13 (3.26%) C
10 12 (3.01%) Scala
11 11 (2.76%) VBA
12 10 (2.51%) Clojure
12 10 (2.51%) T-SQL
13 9 (2.26%) Bash Shell
13 9 (2.26%) MATLAB
13 9 (2.26%) R
14 6 (1.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 6 (1.50%) Elixir
14 6 (1.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 37 (9.27%) Degree
2 28 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (3.26%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.51%) CISSP
6 9 (2.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 8 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.50%) CEH
8 6 (1.50%) CISM
8 6 (1.50%) Master's Degree
8 6 (1.50%) MCSA
9 5 (1.25%) CCSP
9 5 (1.25%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.00%) PhD
11 2 (0.50%) CCNA
11 2 (0.50%) CCNP
11 2 (0.50%) MCP
11 2 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.26%) QA
2 5 (1.25%) COBIT
3 4 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.75%) GDPR
4 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.50%) SLA
6 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (12.03%) Docker
2 24 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.26%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.50%) vSphere
5 2 (0.50%) XenApp
6 1 (0.25%) HDFS
6 1 (0.25%) LXC
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 62 (15.54%) Kubernetes
2 34 (8.52%) Terraform
3 26 (6.52%) Ansible
4 19 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (4.76%) Puppet
5 6 (1.50%) Grafana
5 6 (1.50%) Prometheus
6 4 (1.00%) Netcool
6 4 (1.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 4 (1.00%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 3 (0.75%) CloudHub
8 2 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.50%) Nessus
8 2 (0.50%) SCCM
8 2 (0.50%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.25%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 58 (14.54%) Microsoft
2 37 (9.27%) Calypso
2 37 (9.27%) Charles River
2 37 (9.27%) GoldenSource
2 37 (9.27%) SimCorp
3 28 (7.02%) VMware
4 12 (3.01%) Oracle
5 10 (2.51%) Databricks
5 10 (2.51%) Google
6 9 (2.26%) MuleSoft
6 9 (2.26%) ServiceNow
7 8 (2.01%) CyberArk
7 8 (2.01%) ForgeRock
8 7 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.75%) SAP
9 6 (1.50%) BiZZdesign
9 6 (1.50%) EMC
9 6 (1.50%) Sparx
10 5 (1.25%) Nasuni
10 5 (1.25%) Red Hat