Period
to 30 October 2020

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 6 months to 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Architecture
UK
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 684 979 1158
Rank change year-on-year +295 +179 +43
Permanent jobs citing Computer Architecture 7 86 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.063% 0.012%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.015% 0.068% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 12
Median annual salary £160,000 £200,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +207.69% +44.44%
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,000 £45,000 £47,773
% change year-on-year -28.89% -5.80% +6.16%

Computer Architecture 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 46,172 126,408 151,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.38% 92.22% 91.93%
Number of salaries quoted 38,067 99,838 120,169
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,674 £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%

Computer Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Computer Architecture as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Architecture in the UK

Computer Architecture
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Computer Architecture.

Salary trend for Computer Architecture in the UK

Computer Architecture
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Architecture over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Computer Architecture in the UK

Computer Architecture
Top 4 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 6 months to 30 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 +289 7 £160,000 -20.00% 11
London +269 4 £160,000 -20.00% 1
UK excluding London +259 3 £32,000 -28.89% 10
South East +202 3 £32,000 -28.89%

For the 6 months to 30 October 2020, IT jobs citing Computer Architecture 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 Computer Architecture.

1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (57.14%) Algorithmic Trading
3 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
3 4 (57.14%) Data Structures
3 4 (57.14%) Algorithms
3 4 (57.14%) Systematic Trading
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) Robotics
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) SystemC

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Algorithms
1 4 (57.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) Robotics
2 1 (14.29%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Algorithmic Trading
2 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) Systematic Trading
3 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V