Period
to 24 January 2021

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 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Architecture
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 759 975 1106
Rank change year-on-year +216 +131 +68
Permanent jobs citing Computer Architecture 9 57 28
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.045% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.015% 0.049% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 6 28 15
Median annual salary £160,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +128.57% +7.69% +100.00%
UK excluding London median annual salary £26,500 £53,625 £47,773
% change year-on-year -50.58% +12.25% +41.55%

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 58,726 115,779 139,991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.37% 92.09% 92.25%
Number of salaries quoted 47,329 92,785 111,802
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.52% +2.22% -

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 24 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Computer Architecture in the UK

Computer Architecture
Top 7 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 24 January 2021. 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 +215 9 £160,000 +128.57% 4
London +192 5 £160,000 -20.00% 2
UK excluding London +192 4 £26,500 -50.58% 2
South East +148 2 £26,500 -41.11%
East of England +86 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Data Structures
3 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
3 4 (44.44%) Systematic Trading
3 4 (44.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 4 (44.44%) Algorithmic Trading
3 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
4 3 (33.33%) C
5 2 (22.22%) Robotics
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
6 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 1 (11.11%) DNS
6 1 (11.11%) DHCP
6 1 (11.11%) Law
6 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) Information Security
6 1 (11.11%) Smartphone

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 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
1 4 (44.44%) Data Structures
2 2 (22.22%) Robotics
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Algorithmic Trading
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
1 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
1 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
1 4 (44.44%) Systematic Trading
2 1 (11.11%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Predictive Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Project Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) C
4 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) VMware