Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Architecture
UK
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1075 1188 1126
Rank change year-on-year +113 -62 +154
Permanent jobs citing Computer Architecture 23 18 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.010% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.017% 0.011% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 34
UK median annual salary £85,000 £32,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +161.54% -38.10% +36.36%
10th Percentile £61,750 £26,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £66,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -47.14%

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 132,313 157,792 154,407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.78% 91.88% 91.45%
Number of salaries quoted 103,480 127,170 126,603
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Computer Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 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 +99 23 £85,000 +161.54% 2
UK excluding London +82 17 - - 2
North of England - 8 - - 1
North West - 8 - - 1
London +89 6 £85,000 +183.33%
East of England - 5 - -
South West - 4 - -

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 18 (78.26%) C
2 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (56.52%) C++
4 12 (52.17%) Linux
4 12 (52.17%) Algorithms
5 11 (47.83%) DevOps
6 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (34.78%) Line Management
7 8 (34.78%) Mentoring
7 8 (34.78%) Power Management
7 8 (34.78%) Open Source Development
7 8 (34.78%) Memory Management
7 8 (34.78%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (34.78%) Tizen
7 8 (34.78%) Vulkan
7 8 (34.78%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (34.78%) Technical Leadership
7 8 (34.78%) QNX
7 8 (34.78%) Automotive
7 8 (34.78%) Google
7 8 (34.78%) Smartphone
7 8 (34.78%) QA
7 8 (34.78%) Customer Engagement
7 8 (34.78%) Visualisation
7 8 (34.78%) Android
7 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
7 8 (34.78%) Open Source
8 6 (26.09%) Degree
9 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
9 5 (21.74%) Project Planning

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 4 (17.39%) OpenShift
2 3 (13.04%) SaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) JUnit
General
1 8 (34.78%) Automotive
2 4 (17.39%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Software Team Leader
1 8 (34.78%) Team Leader
2 5 (21.74%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# WPF Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) WPF Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Vulkan
2 4 (17.39%) React
2 4 (17.39%) Velocity
3 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Algorithms
2 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (34.78%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (34.78%) Smartphone
4 3 (13.04%) Clustering
4 3 (13.04%) Fintech
5 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
6 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
6 1 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (4.35%) Verilog
6 1 (4.35%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Android
2 8 (34.78%) Tizen
3 3 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) DevOps
3 8 (34.78%) Customer Engagement
3 8 (34.78%) Line Management
3 8 (34.78%) Memory Management
3 8 (34.78%) Mentoring
3 8 (34.78%) Open Source
3 8 (34.78%) Open Source Development
3 8 (34.78%) Power Management
3 8 (34.78%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (34.78%) Technical Leadership
3 8 (34.78%) Visualisation
4 5 (21.74%) Cryptography
4 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
4 5 (21.74%) OO
4 5 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Project Planning
4 5 (21.74%) Reverse Engineering
4 5 (21.74%) Systems Engineering
4 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) C
2 13 (56.52%) C++
3 5 (21.74%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) CEH
2 5 (21.74%) Chartered Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) CISSP
2 5 (21.74%) Numerate Degree
2 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Ansible
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Google
1 8 (34.78%) QNX
2 4 (17.39%) Atlassian
3 3 (13.04%) VMware