Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Architecture
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1182 1193 1277
Rank change year-on-year +11 +84 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Architecture 16 25 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.013% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.010% 0.015% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 30
UK median annual salary £35,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.67% +14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,125 £33,750
90th Percentile £59,500 £112,500 £135,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £28,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +57.89% -36.67% +50.00%

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 160296 168588 194039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.36% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 126459 140088 159820
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,476 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Architecture in the UK

Computer Architecture
Top 6 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 19 November 2017. 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 +32 16 £35,000 -41.67% 3
London +2 10 £30,000 -50.00% 2
UK excluding London +34 6 £45,000 +57.89% 1
South East +58 5 £45,000 +7.78% 1
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
Midlands - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 8 (50.00%) C++
2 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) JIRA
4 5 (31.25%) QA
4 5 (31.25%) Selenium
4 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Android
4 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
4 5 (31.25%) Selenium IDE
4 5 (31.25%) Test Planning
5 4 (25.00%) User Experience
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (18.75%) VHDL
6 3 (18.75%) Verilog
6 3 (18.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (18.75%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (18.75%) C
7 2 (12.50%) High-Frequency Trading
7 2 (12.50%) Information Engineering
7 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (12.50%) Low Latency
7 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Embedded C

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 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) RS-232
2 1 (6.25%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 2 (12.50%) Electronics
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Tester
2 4 (25.00%) Web Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Automation Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Manual Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Selenium Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Web Automation Tester
4 2 (12.50%) ASIC Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) FPGA Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Graduate
4 2 (12.50%) Graduate Hardware Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) VHDL Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) User Experience
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (18.75%) Verilog
2 3 (18.75%) VHDL
3 2 (12.50%) ASIC
4 1 (6.25%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Android
2 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
2 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
2 5 (31.25%) Test Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) High-Frequency Trading
3 2 (12.50%) Information Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Low Latency
3 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (18.75%) C
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) NFS
1 1 (6.25%) Samba
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) Synopsys
1 1 (6.25%) VMware