The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Computer Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Architecture over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Architecture
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 861 910 954
Rank change year-on-year +49 +44  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Architecture 11 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.014% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.014% 0.016% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 17
Median salary £52,500 £80,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.37% +77.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,275 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £105,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £80,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year -62.50% +106.45%  

Computer Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79039 86328 97439
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.92% 88.03%
Number of salaries quoted 63711 72121 79644
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Computer Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Computer Architecture as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Architecture in the UK

Computer Architecture
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Computer Architecture in the UK

Computer Architecture
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Architecture over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Architecture in the UK

Computer Architecture
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +49 11 £52,500 -34.37%
London +27 7 £55,000 -21.42%
East of England +5 3 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £30,000 -
City of London - 3 £52,500 -
Cambridge - 3 £30,000 -
Derby - 1 £32,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £32,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
West End of London - 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Computer Architecture.

1 26 (66.67%) C++
2 22 (56.41%) Software Engineering
3 19 (48.72%) C
4 18 (46.15%) Degree
5 17 (43.59%) Perl
6 16 (41.03%) Computer Science
7 14 (35.90%) Python
8 13 (33.33%) Bluetooth
8 13 (33.33%) POSIX
8 13 (33.33%) Firmware
8 13 (33.33%) VHDL
8 13 (33.33%) Verilog
8 13 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (33.33%) Wireless
8 13 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (33.33%) Mathematics
8 13 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
9 10 (25.64%) PhD
10 9 (23.08%) OpenGL
10 9 (23.08%) Java
10 9 (23.08%) Apple
11 6 (15.38%) Publishing
11 6 (15.38%) Xcode
11 6 (15.38%) Objective-C
11 6 (15.38%) Retail
11 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
11 6 (15.38%) Linux
11 6 (15.38%) UML
11 6 (15.38%) Apple iOS

Computer Architecture
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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) iTunes
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) Bluetooth
1 13 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 13 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (5.13%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (5.13%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.56%) RS-232
3 1 (2.56%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Android Studio
1 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
1 6 (15.38%) Xcode
2 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 6 (15.38%) Publishing
1 6 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Software Engineer
2 15 (38.46%) Embedded Engineer
2 15 (38.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 13 (33.33%) Graduate
3 13 (33.33%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
3 13 (33.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 10 (25.64%) Design Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Mobile Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Mobile Software Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Senior Design Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Senior Mobile Software Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Verification Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Embedded C Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) POSIX
2 9 (23.08%) OpenGL
3 6 (15.38%) iOS SDK
4 3 (7.69%) OpenCL
5 1 (2.56%) .NET
5 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Computer Science
2 13 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 13 (33.33%) Verilog
2 13 (33.33%) VHDL
3 4 (10.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.13%) Fintech
5 1 (2.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Android
1 6 (15.38%) Apple iOS
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Software Engineering
2 13 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 6 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (15.38%) UML
4 3 (7.69%) Low Latency
4 3 (7.69%) OO
4 3 (7.69%) OOP
4 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Analytics
5 2 (5.13%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (5.13%) Data Analytics
5 2 (5.13%) High-Frequency Trading
6 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.56%) High Availability
6 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.56%) Time Management
6 1 (2.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) C++
2 19 (48.72%) C
3 17 (43.59%) Perl
4 14 (35.90%) Python
5 9 (23.08%) Java
6 6 (15.38%) Apple Swift
6 6 (15.38%) Objective-C
7 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
8 3 (7.69%) Tcl
9 2 (5.13%) Embedded C
9 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.56%) C#
10 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.56%) PHP
10 1 (2.56%) SQL
10 1 (2.56%) VB
10 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Degree
2 13 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (25.64%) PhD
4 1 (2.56%) CCDP
4 1 (2.56%) CCNP
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) Firmware
2 2 (5.13%) vSphere
3 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Apple
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco
2 2 (5.13%) VMware
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft