Period
to 28 May 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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Architecture
UK
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 865 1063 1172
Rank change year-on-year +198 +109 -24
Permanent jobs citing Computer Architecture 20 26 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.018% 0.010%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.024% 0.020% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 13
Median annual salary £60,000 £85,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.41% +161.54% -38.10%
10th Percentile £46,625 £47,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,869 £57,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -6.31% +76.92% +8.33%

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 83,298 132,702 159,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.24% 92.25% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 66,116 104,000 128,016
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 28 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Computer Architecture in the UK

Computer Architecture
Top 8 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 28 May 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 +192 20 £60,000 -29.41% 3
London +153 11 £60,000 -29.41%
UK excluding London +185 9 £53,869 -6.31% 3
North of England +111 4 £66,500 -
North West +73 4 £66,500 -
East of England +87 3 - - 1
South East +116 1 £45,000 -21.74% 1
South West +70 1 £53,869 -

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 9 (45.00%) C++
1 9 (45.00%) Shell Script
1 9 (45.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Python
3 7 (35.00%) Ethernet
3 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) Information Security
3 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (35.00%) Degree
3 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (35.00%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (35.00%) Project Delivery
4 6 (30.00%) Smartphone
5 5 (25.00%) C
5 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (25.00%) Algorithms
6 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (20.00%) DevOps
6 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (20.00%) Visualisation
6 4 (20.00%) Linux
6 4 (20.00%) Perl
7 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (15.00%) Customer Requirements

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 1 (5.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) French Language
2 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Administrator
1 6 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Administrator
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Data Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Principal Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Verification Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) System Verification Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) STL
1 1 (5.00%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Smartphone
2 5 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (10.00%) Verilog
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) ASIC
4 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.00%) Hedge funds
4 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.00%) SystemC
4 1 (5.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Tizen
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (35.00%) Information Security
2 7 (35.00%) Project Delivery
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps
3 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (15.00%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Data Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) Data Ingestion
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Open Source
6 1 (5.00%) Algorithmic Trading
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) C++
1 9 (45.00%) Shell Script
2 8 (40.00%) Python
3 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (25.00%) C
5 4 (20.00%) Perl
6 2 (10.00%) Tcl
7 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
7 1 (5.00%) Java
7 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (35.00%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) QNX