Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Architecture
UK
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 973 1130 1181
Rank change year-on-year +157 +51 +33
Permanent jobs citing Computer Architecture 89 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.015% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.070% 0.016% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 16
UK median annual salary £200,000 £65,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +207.69% +62.50% -33.33%
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,773 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.80% +6.16% +57.89%

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 126,632 149,567 165,598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.06% 91.83% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 100,067 119,094 130,969
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,000
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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +167 89 £200,000 +207.69% 13
UK excluding London +146 75 £45,000 -5.80% 11
North of England - 35 £53,382 -
North West - 35 £53,382 -
East of England +89 33 - - 7
London +89 14 £200,000 +207.69% 2
South East - 7 £45,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 61 (68.54%) C++
2 53 (59.55%) C
2 53 (59.55%) Smartphone
3 50 (56.18%) Linux
4 46 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (51.69%) Software Engineering
5 44 (49.44%) Degree
6 42 (47.19%) Automotive
6 42 (47.19%) Problem-Solving
7 41 (46.07%) Mentoring
8 40 (44.94%) Analytical Skills
9 39 (43.82%) Algorithms
10 36 (40.45%) Android
10 36 (40.45%) Git (software)
10 36 (40.45%) Embedded Systems
10 36 (40.45%) Tizen
10 36 (40.45%) QNX
10 36 (40.45%) Python
11 35 (39.33%) Computer Science
12 30 (33.71%) QA
12 30 (33.71%) Memory Management
12 30 (33.71%) Visualisation
12 30 (33.71%) Power Management
13 26 (29.21%) DevOps
14 25 (28.09%) Customer Engagement
14 25 (28.09%) Technical Leadership
15 24 (26.97%) Vulkan
15 24 (26.97%) Open Source
15 24 (26.97%) Google
16 19 (21.35%) Open Source Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.62%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) BrowserStack
Development Applications
1 36 (40.45%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.87%) Selenium
3 6 (6.74%) Bitbucket
3 6 (6.74%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.74%) JIRA
3 6 (6.74%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (6.74%) TestRail
4 5 (5.62%) Gerrit
4 5 (5.62%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.12%) Mocha
5 1 (1.12%) Protractor
General
1 42 (47.19%) Automotive
2 13 (14.61%) Finance
3 5 (5.62%) Electronics
3 5 (5.62%) Games
4 2 (2.25%) Law
5 1 (1.12%) French Language
Job Titles
1 28 (31.46%) Software Engineer
2 18 (20.22%) Developer
3 14 (15.73%) Software Team Leader
3 14 (15.73%) Team Leader
4 13 (14.61%) C++ Developer
4 13 (14.61%) Linux Developer
5 11 (12.36%) Automotive Software Engineer
5 11 (12.36%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Embedded Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Test Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Android Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Android Software Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Architect
7 5 (5.62%) Hardware Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Principal Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Senior Architect
7 5 (5.62%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Software Architect
7 5 (5.62%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.97%) Vulkan
2 7 (7.87%) STL
3 6 (6.74%) XML
3 6 (6.74%) XSLT
4 5 (5.62%) HTML
4 5 (5.62%) Nightwatchjs
5 4 (4.49%) .NET
6 1 (1.12%) Chai
6 1 (1.12%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 53 (59.55%) Smartphone
2 40 (44.94%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (43.82%) Algorithms
4 36 (40.45%) Embedded Systems
5 15 (16.85%) Data Structures
5 15 (16.85%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (12.36%) Verilog
6 11 (12.36%) VHDL
7 10 (11.24%) Infotainment
7 10 (11.24%) User Experience
8 9 (10.11%) Mobile Computing
9 6 (6.74%) Robotics
10 5 (5.62%) Device Driver
10 5 (5.62%) Vector Graphics
10 5 (5.62%) Virtual Team
11 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (1.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (1.12%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 50 (56.18%) Linux
2 36 (40.45%) Android
2 36 (40.45%) Tizen
3 1 (1.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
1 46 (51.69%) Software Engineering
2 42 (47.19%) Problem-Solving
3 41 (46.07%) Mentoring
4 35 (39.33%) Computer Science
5 30 (33.71%) Memory Management
5 30 (33.71%) Power Management
5 30 (33.71%) Visualisation
6 26 (29.21%) DevOps
7 25 (28.09%) Customer Engagement
7 25 (28.09%) Technical Leadership
8 24 (26.97%) Open Source
9 19 (21.35%) Open Source Development
10 14 (15.73%) Line Management
11 13 (14.61%) Algorithmic Trading
11 13 (14.61%) Low Latency
11 13 (14.61%) Multithreading
11 13 (14.61%) Risk Management
11 13 (14.61%) Systematic Trading
12 11 (12.36%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 61 (68.54%) C++
2 53 (59.55%) C
3 36 (40.45%) Python
4 11 (12.36%) Assembly Language
5 10 (11.24%) Java
6 6 (6.74%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.74%) Perl
7 1 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 44 (49.44%) Degree
2 13 (14.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (5.62%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (2.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (33.71%) QA
2 17 (19.10%) ISO 26262
3 6 (6.74%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 9 (10.11%) Firmware
2 6 (6.74%) Docker
Vendors
1 36 (40.45%) QNX
2 24 (26.97%) Google
3 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.12%) Cypress Semiconductor