Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Architectural Design
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 326 415 494
Rank change year-on-year +89 +79 +51
Permanent jobs citing Architectural Design 1,320 1,250 997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.96% 0.76% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.83% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 853 844 756
UK median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +8.70% -8.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £95,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -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 126,716 151,081 160,508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.14% 91.79% 92.33%
Number of salaries quoted 99,622 120,303 126,709
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Architectural Design
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Architectural Design in the UK

Architectural Design
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architectural Design.

Salary trend for Architectural Design in the UK

Architectural Design
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architectural Design over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Architectural Design in the UK

Architectural Design
Top 16 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 15 October 2019. 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 +110 1,246 £70,000 +7.69% 172
UK excluding London +66 732 £58,500 -2.50% 116
London +78 540 £80,000 +8.11% 69
South East +78 214 £55,000 -8.33% 27
South West +44 162 £60,500 +10.00% 21
North of England +66 150 £60,000 -14.29% 16
Midlands +94 135 £52,419 -25.12% 22
West Midlands +95 110 £52,419 -28.92% 20
North West +59 88 £62,500 -10.71% 9
North East +55 38 £46,500 -38.00% 3
East of England +16 33 £60,000 - 17
Scotland -63 31 £58,500 +30.00% 7
East Midlands +18 25 £56,000 -20.00% 2
Yorkshire -3 24 £58,500 -13.33% 4
Wales +3 8 £62,500 -7.41% 6
Northern Ireland -9 1 £57,500 +91.67%

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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.

1 667 (50.53%) Agile Software Development
2 416 (31.52%) Java
3 322 (24.39%) Finance
4 296 (22.42%) AWS
5 293 (22.20%) Degree
6 291 (22.05%) Software Engineering
7 276 (20.91%) C#
8 268 (20.30%) .NET
9 252 (19.09%) Microsoft
10 221 (16.74%) Azure
11 213 (16.14%) JavaScript
12 199 (15.08%) Microservices
13 197 (14.92%) IT Strategy
14 194 (14.70%) DevOps
15 190 (14.39%) TOGAF
16 186 (14.09%) TDD
17 176 (13.33%) Computer Science
18 172 (13.03%) SQL
19 169 (12.80%) Linux
20 165 (12.50%) Docker
21 163 (12.35%) Banking
21 163 (12.35%) Technical Architecture
22 161 (12.20%) Retail
23 158 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
24 152 (11.52%) Kubernetes
25 149 (11.29%) Cybersecurity
26 148 (11.21%) Python
27 146 (11.06%) SaaS
28 139 (10.53%) Scrum
29 135 (10.23%) 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 38 (2.88%) Apache Spark
2 35 (2.65%) MS Exchange
3 17 (1.29%) Apache
4 16 (1.21%) CMS
5 15 (1.14%) SharePoint
6 12 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (0.53%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.45%) IIS
11 4 (0.30%) Anypoint
11 4 (0.30%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.23%) Confluence
12 3 (0.23%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.15%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.15%) nginx
13 2 (0.15%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
2 24 (1.82%) MS Visio
3 14 (1.06%) S-PLUS
4 13 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
5 10 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.076%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.076%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.076%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.076%) Revit
7 1 (0.076%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 81 (6.14%) Payment Gateway
2 45 (3.41%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 15 (1.14%) Avolution ABACUS
4 3 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.076%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.076%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.076%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.076%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 296 (22.42%) AWS
2 221 (16.74%) Azure
3 146 (11.06%) SaaS
4 90 (6.82%) OpenShift
5 42 (3.18%) PaaS
6 34 (2.58%) GCP
7 32 (2.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 30 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
8 30 (2.27%) Power Platform
9 24 (1.82%) IaaS
9 24 (1.82%) Office 365
9 24 (1.82%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 18 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
10 18 (1.36%) Serverless
11 17 (1.29%) Amazon ECS
11 17 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
12 12 (0.91%) Amazon EKS
13 10 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
14 9 (0.68%) GitHub
15 7 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 80 (6.06%) WAN
2 58 (4.39%) Firewall
3 52 (3.94%) LAN
4 43 (3.26%) VoIP
5 40 (3.03%) HTTP
5 40 (3.03%) Internet
6 37 (2.80%) Cisco Nexus
7 33 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
8 32 (2.42%) Unified Communications
9 29 (2.20%) PABX
10 27 (2.05%) Intrusion Detection
11 24 (1.82%) Software-Defined Networking
12 19 (1.44%) TCP/IP
13 18 (1.36%) MPLS
14 17 (1.29%) VPN
15 14 (1.06%) Network Security
16 13 (0.98%) VLAN
17 10 (0.76%) DNS
17 10 (0.76%) NetScaler
17 10 (0.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (10.23%) SQL Server
2 74 (5.61%) NoSQL
3 60 (4.55%) Big Data
4 48 (3.64%) Oracle Database
5 44 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 42 (3.18%) Amazon RDS
7 39 (2.95%) Relational Database
8 33 (2.50%) DB2
9 31 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 30 (2.27%) MySQL
10 30 (2.27%) Power BI
10 30 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 27 (2.05%) MongoDB
12 25 (1.89%) Hadoop
13 24 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
14 23 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
15 20 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
15 20 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
16 18 (1.36%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 73 (5.53%) Git (software)
2 34 (2.58%) Visual Studio
3 32 (2.42%) MSI
4 30 (2.27%) Jenkins
5 21 (1.59%) JIRA
5 21 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
7 18 (1.36%) NUnit
7 18 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
7 18 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
7 18 (1.36%) SpecFlow
8 13 (0.98%) JUnit
9 12 (0.91%) webpack
10 10 (0.76%) Mockito
11 9 (0.68%) Cucumber
11 9 (0.68%) Maven
11 9 (0.68%) Selenium
11 9 (0.68%) Subversion
12 4 (0.30%) GitLab
12 4 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
General
1 322 (24.39%) Finance
2 163 (12.35%) Banking
3 161 (12.20%) Retail
4 73 (5.53%) Public Sector
5 52 (3.94%) Manufacturing
6 47 (3.56%) Investment Banking
7 46 (3.48%) Marketing
8 37 (2.80%) Legal
9 23 (1.74%) Electronics
9 23 (1.74%) Front Office
9 23 (1.74%) Law
10 17 (1.29%) Telecoms
11 10 (0.76%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.68%) Games
12 9 (0.68%) Military
13 8 (0.61%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.45%) Advertising
14 6 (0.45%) Back Office
15 5 (0.38%) Fire and Rescue
15 5 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 503 (38.11%) Architect
2 325 (24.62%) Developer
3 222 (16.82%) Solutions Architect
4 107 (8.11%) Senior Developer
5 93 (7.05%) Software Engineer
6 79 (5.98%) Analyst
6 79 (5.98%) Technical Architect
7 75 (5.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 61 (4.62%) Enterprise Architect
9 56 (4.24%) Java Developer
10 55 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
11 50 (3.79%) Senior Software Engineer
12 48 (3.64%) .NET Developer
13 47 (3.56%) Cloud Engineer
13 47 (3.56%) Java Engineer
13 47 (3.56%) Java Software Engineer
14 46 (3.48%) Information Analyst
14 46 (3.48%) Information Security Analyst
14 46 (3.48%) Security Analyst
15 44 (3.33%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (20.30%) .NET
2 129 (9.77%) AngularJS
3 104 (7.88%) Web Services
4 102 (7.73%) ASP.NET
5 96 (7.27%) Spring
6 87 (6.59%) REST
7 85 (6.44%) jQuery
8 82 (6.21%) Visualforce
9 80 (6.06%) RESTful
10 78 (5.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 74 (5.61%) Backbone.js
12 70 (5.30%) HTML
13 69 (5.23%) CSS
14 68 (5.15%) XML
15 67 (5.08%) SOAP
16 62 (4.70%) Node.js
17 58 (4.39%) .NET Framework
18 57 (4.32%) Spring Boot
19 52 (3.94%) React
20 42 (3.18%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 122 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 118 (8.94%) Management Information System
3 94 (7.12%) Public Cloud
4 84 (6.36%) Hybrid Cloud
5 60 (4.55%) Data Centre
6 40 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
7 37 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
8 30 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (2.20%) Internet of Things
10 28 (2.12%) Cloud Native
11 26 (1.97%) BYOD
11 26 (1.97%) Mobile App
12 24 (1.82%) User Experience
13 20 (1.52%) Derivative
14 18 (1.36%) Replication
15 15 (1.14%) Analogue Electronics
15 15 (1.14%) N-Tier
16 12 (0.91%) Market Risk
17 11 (0.83%) Reinsurance
18 10 (0.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 169 (12.80%) Linux
2 121 (9.17%) Windows
3 71 (5.38%) Windows Server
4 59 (4.47%) Unix
5 55 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (2.35%) Android
7 29 (2.20%) Windows 10
8 25 (1.89%) Windows 7
9 20 (1.52%) Apple iOS
10 12 (0.91%) Solaris
11 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.15%) CentOS
13 2 (0.15%) Debian
13 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.15%) uClinux
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.076%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 667 (50.53%) Agile Software Development
2 291 (22.05%) Software Engineering
3 199 (15.08%) Microservices
4 197 (14.92%) IT Strategy
5 194 (14.70%) DevOps
6 190 (14.39%) TOGAF
7 186 (14.09%) TDD
8 176 (13.33%) Computer Science
9 163 (12.35%) Technical Architecture
10 158 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
11 149 (11.29%) Cybersecurity
12 139 (10.53%) Scrum
13 134 (10.15%) Information Security
14 132 (10.00%) Fintech
15 130 (9.85%) Mentoring
15 130 (9.85%) Project Management
16 126 (9.55%) Enterprise Architecture
17 116 (8.79%) E-Commerce
18 107 (8.11%) Project Delivery
19 105 (7.95%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 416 (31.52%) Java
2 276 (20.91%) C#
3 213 (16.14%) JavaScript
4 172 (13.03%) SQL
5 148 (11.21%) Python
6 105 (7.95%) Apex Code
7 92 (6.97%) C
8 74 (5.61%) Scala
9 69 (5.23%) C++
10 57 (4.32%) PowerShell
11 53 (4.02%) Go
12 51 (3.86%) Ruby
13 35 (2.65%) Kotlin
14 29 (2.20%) Java 8
14 29 (2.20%) PL/SQL
15 28 (2.12%) T-SQL
16 15 (1.14%) TypeScript
17 14 (1.06%) Apple Swift
18 13 (0.98%) Haskell
19 12 (0.91%) Korn
Qualifications
1 293 (22.20%) Degree
2 115 (8.71%) CISSP
3 96 (7.27%) CISM
4 92 (6.97%) Security Cleared
5 82 (6.21%) TOGAF Certification
6 67 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 39 (2.95%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (2.35%) CCNP
9 29 (2.20%) AWS Certification
10 22 (1.67%) CCNA
10 22 (1.67%) SC Cleared
11 21 (1.59%) CCIE
12 14 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (0.83%) DV Cleared
14 10 (0.76%) CCDP
15 7 (0.53%) CEH
15 7 (0.53%) CISA
16 6 (0.45%) HND
16 6 (0.45%) MCSA
16 6 (0.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (6.67%) QA
2 57 (4.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 44 (3.33%) PCI DSS
4 23 (1.74%) HMG Infosec
4 23 (1.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 23 (1.74%) JSP 440
5 20 (1.52%) SLA
6 17 (1.29%) GDPR
7 11 (0.83%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.53%) NIST
10 4 (0.30%) COBIT
10 4 (0.30%) PMO
11 3 (0.23%) ISO 22301
11 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.15%) DO-178B
12 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.076%) NCSC
13 1 (0.076%) PSD2
System Software
1 165 (12.50%) Docker
2 81 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (5.91%) Active Directory
4 33 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
5 29 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 29 (2.20%) Virtual Desktop
6 10 (0.76%) Firmware
7 6 (0.45%) XenApp
8 5 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.30%) NFS
10 3 (0.23%) vSphere
11 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.15%) Samba
11 2 (0.15%) Snort
11 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.076%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.076%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.076%) Varnish
12 1 (0.076%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 152 (11.52%) Kubernetes
2 105 (7.95%) Ansible
3 70 (5.30%) SCCM
4 68 (5.15%) Terraform
5 59 (4.47%) Puppet
6 57 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
7 53 (4.02%) SCOM
8 29 (2.20%) IBM BigFix
9 26 (1.97%) vRealize
10 18 (1.36%) Automic
10 18 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
11 15 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
13 5 (0.38%) Nessus
13 5 (0.38%) Packer
14 4 (0.30%) Prometheus
15 3 (0.23%) Grafana
15 3 (0.23%) Kibana
15 3 (0.23%) Nmap
16 2 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 252 (19.09%) Microsoft
2 111 (8.41%) WorldPay
3 107 (8.11%) Salesforce.com
4 95 (7.20%) VMware
5 93 (7.05%) Cisco
6 75 (5.68%) Oracle
7 74 (5.61%) Sage
8 65 (4.92%) SAP
9 55 (4.17%) Citrix
10 45 (3.41%) Sparx
11 40 (3.03%) IBM
11 40 (3.03%) Spotify
12 32 (2.42%) Google
13 29 (2.20%) Aruba
14 27 (2.05%) BiZZdesign
15 26 (1.97%) CheckPoint
16 18 (1.36%) Cadence
16 18 (1.36%) FactSet
17 15 (1.14%) EMC
17 15 (1.14%) Virgin Media