Period
to 16 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Enterprise Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Enterprise Architecture over the 6 months to 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Enterprise Architecture
UK
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 260 307 326
Rank change year-on-year +47 +19 -5
Permanent jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 1,815 1,812 1,819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.29% 1.09% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.19% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,164 1,242 1,274
UK median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £44,221 £45,250
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -3.85%

Enterprise 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 129,751 152,070 162,819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.10% 91.77% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 101,860 121,004 128,564
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 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Enterprise Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Architecture in the UK

Enterprise Architecture
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture.

Salary trend for Enterprise Architecture in the UK

Enterprise Architecture
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Enterprise Architecture in the UK

Enterprise Architecture
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture within the UK over the 6 months to 16 September 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 +44 1,694 £75,000 - 148
UK excluding London +14 972 £70,000 +7.69% 111
London +80 776 £85,000 +3.03% 52
South East -25 300 £72,000 +0.70% 40
North of England -13 220 £67,500 +1.89% 15
South West +19 177 £60,000 +9.09% 16
North West +22 130 £70,000 +3.70% 4
Midlands -30 121 £75,000 -3.23% 14
West Midlands +5 85 £77,500 - 7
East of England +101 79 £72,500 -3.33% 11
Yorkshire -44 75 £65,000 - 10
Scotland +16 50 £46,000 +9.52% 11
East Midlands -4 36 £67,000 -25.56% 7
Wales +21 25 £46,500 -15.18% 4
North East +28 16 £49,750 -9.55% 1

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, IT jobs citing Enterprise 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 Enterprise Architecture.

1 816 (44.96%) Agile Software Development
2 605 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 462 (25.45%) IT Strategy
4 456 (25.12%) Finance
5 404 (22.26%) Degree
6 377 (20.77%) Microsoft
7 350 (19.28%) Azure
8 315 (17.36%) AWS
9 274 (15.10%) Technical Architecture
10 262 (14.44%) Project Management
11 261 (14.38%) DevOps
12 256 (14.10%) ITIL
13 241 (13.28%) Cybersecurity
14 238 (13.11%) .NET
15 237 (13.06%) Information Security
16 226 (12.45%) Management Information System
17 217 (11.96%) Architecture Roadmap
18 206 (11.35%) Strategic Roadmap
19 202 (11.13%) Stakeholder Management
19 202 (11.13%) Business Analysis
20 183 (10.08%) UML
21 180 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
21 180 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
22 179 (9.86%) Asset Management
23 176 (9.70%) Microservices
23 176 (9.70%) Security Architecture
23 176 (9.70%) Thought Leadership
24 172 (9.48%) Java
25 159 (8.76%) Public Sector
26 157 (8.65%) Retail

Enterprise 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 51 (2.81%) WebSphere
2 48 (2.64%) CMS
3 27 (1.49%) Confluence
4 25 (1.38%) EPiServer
5 19 (1.05%) SharePoint
6 13 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (0.55%) Umbraco
8 9 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (0.44%) MS Exchange
10 7 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.39%) JBoss
10 7 (0.39%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.28%) Drupal
11 5 (0.28%) IIS
11 5 (0.28%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.22%) Apache
12 4 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 26 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
2 25 (1.38%) MS Visio
3 15 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.055%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 62 (3.42%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 10 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.44%) Distributed Ledger
4 7 (0.39%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.22%) Avolution ABACUS
6 4 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.11%) Infor SunSystems
8 2 (0.11%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.11%) SAP MDM
8 2 (0.11%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.055%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.055%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.055%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.055%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.055%) Relativity
9 1 (0.055%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 350 (19.28%) Azure
2 315 (17.36%) AWS
3 98 (5.40%) SaaS
4 90 (4.96%) PaaS
5 80 (4.41%) IaaS
6 72 (3.97%) Office 365
7 46 (2.53%) GCP
8 40 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (0.99%) Serverless
10 16 (0.88%) Power Platform
10 16 (0.88%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 10 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (0.33%) Apigee
13 6 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.33%) AWS CodePipeline
14 5 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (0.28%) Boomi
14 5 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
14 5 (0.28%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 130 (7.16%) Firewall
2 66 (3.64%) Internet
3 53 (2.92%) WAN
4 43 (2.37%) LAN
5 33 (1.82%) Network Security
6 31 (1.71%) Broadband
7 28 (1.54%) VPN
8 26 (1.43%) Software-Defined Networking
9 22 (1.21%) BGP
9 22 (1.21%) OSPF
10 20 (1.10%) MPLS
11 17 (0.94%) WLAN
12 13 (0.72%) DNS
12 13 (0.72%) Unified Communications
13 11 (0.61%) EIGRP
13 11 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (0.55%) Wireless
15 9 (0.50%) VoIP
16 8 (0.44%) DHCP
16 8 (0.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (7.27%) Big Data
2 91 (5.01%) Data Warehouse
2 91 (5.01%) SQL Server
3 31 (1.71%) NoSQL
4 28 (1.54%) Relational Database
5 26 (1.43%) Data Lake
6 16 (0.88%) Power BI
7 15 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (0.77%) Data Mining
9 10 (0.55%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 10 (0.55%) DB2
9 10 (0.55%) MongoDB
10 9 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (0.50%) RDBMS
10 9 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.44%) MySQL
12 6 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (0.33%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 48 (2.64%) JIRA
2 42 (2.31%) Jenkins
3 23 (1.27%) Git (software)
4 19 (1.05%) Maven
4 19 (1.05%) SoapUI
5 18 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
6 15 (0.83%) Gradle
7 12 (0.66%) Ant
8 10 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (0.55%) IBM UrbanCode
8 10 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
9 9 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (0.44%) Hudson
10 8 (0.44%) Selenium
11 7 (0.39%) Bitbucket
11 7 (0.39%) webpack
12 5 (0.28%) SpecFlow
12 5 (0.28%) Subversion
13 4 (0.22%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 456 (25.12%) Finance
2 159 (8.76%) Public Sector
3 157 (8.65%) Retail
4 152 (8.37%) Banking
5 89 (4.90%) Legal
6 85 (4.68%) Front Office
7 83 (4.57%) Marketing
8 64 (3.53%) Telecoms
9 34 (1.87%) Back Office
10 26 (1.43%) Local Government
11 21 (1.16%) Manufacturing
12 15 (0.83%) Police
13 13 (0.72%) Fire and Rescue
14 12 (0.66%) Advertising
14 12 (0.66%) Investment Banking
15 11 (0.61%) Publishing
16 10 (0.55%) Electronics
17 6 (0.33%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.33%) Law
17 6 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,119 (61.65%) Architect
2 408 (22.48%) Solutions Architect
3 313 (17.25%) Enterprise Architect
4 135 (7.44%) Technical Architect
5 133 (7.33%) Consultant
6 132 (7.27%) Senior Architect
7 124 (6.83%) Lead Architect
8 103 (5.67%) Cloud Architect
8 103 (5.67%) Security Architect
9 97 (5.34%) Developer
10 78 (4.30%) AWS Architect
11 70 (3.86%) Digital Architect
12 55 (3.03%) Digital Solutions Architect
13 50 (2.75%) .NET Architect
14 49 (2.70%) Data Architect
15 47 (2.59%) Java Architect
15 47 (2.59%) Senior Enterprise Architect
16 45 (2.48%) Lead Solutions Architect
16 45 (2.48%) Systems Engineer
17 43 (2.37%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (13.11%) .NET
2 134 (7.38%) Web Services
3 63 (3.47%) CSS
4 61 (3.36%) HTML
5 60 (3.31%) RESTful
6 58 (3.20%) ASP.NET
7 51 (2.81%) WebSphere MQ
8 47 (2.59%) JSON
9 44 (2.42%) SOAP
10 43 (2.37%) Middleware
11 40 (2.20%) Node.js
12 35 (1.93%) XML
13 33 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 31 (1.71%) REST
15 25 (1.38%) AngularJS
15 25 (1.38%) OAuth
15 25 (1.38%) Spring
16 24 (1.32%) JSP
17 20 (1.10%) HTML5
18 19 (1.05%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 226 (12.45%) Management Information System
2 180 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
3 101 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 84 (4.63%) Self-Motivation
5 62 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
6 61 (3.36%) Internet of Things
7 54 (2.98%) PKI
8 50 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
9 48 (2.64%) Hybrid Cloud
10 39 (2.15%) Public Cloud
11 35 (1.93%) Fixed Income
12 32 (1.76%) Virtual Team
13 30 (1.65%) Cloud Native
14 26 (1.43%) Mobile App
15 22 (1.21%) User Experience
16 20 (1.10%) N-Tier
17 18 (0.99%) Enterprise Cloud
18 17 (0.94%) Algorithms
19 16 (0.88%) Client/Server
20 15 (0.83%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 113 (6.23%) Linux
2 106 (5.84%) Windows
3 55 (3.03%) Windows Server
4 49 (2.70%) Unix
5 38 (2.09%) Windows 7
6 37 (2.04%) Windows 10
7 28 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.44%) AIX
8 8 (0.44%) Android
9 6 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.22%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.17%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.055%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.055%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 816 (44.96%) Agile Software Development
2 605 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 462 (25.45%) IT Strategy
4 274 (15.10%) Technical Architecture
5 262 (14.44%) Project Management
6 261 (14.38%) DevOps
7 256 (14.10%) ITIL
8 241 (13.28%) Cybersecurity
9 237 (13.06%) Information Security
10 217 (11.96%) Architecture Roadmap
11 206 (11.35%) Strategic Roadmap
12 202 (11.13%) Business Analysis
12 202 (11.13%) Stakeholder Management
13 183 (10.08%) UML
14 180 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
15 179 (9.86%) Asset Management
16 176 (9.70%) Microservices
16 176 (9.70%) Security Architecture
16 176 (9.70%) Thought Leadership
17 157 (8.65%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 172 (9.48%) Java
2 152 (8.37%) C
3 137 (7.55%) C#
4 122 (6.72%) SQL
5 97 (5.34%) JavaScript
6 77 (4.24%) Python
7 69 (3.80%) C++
8 51 (2.81%) PowerShell
9 24 (1.32%) PHP
10 21 (1.16%) Ruby
11 15 (0.83%) Perl
11 15 (0.83%) TypeScript
12 14 (0.77%) Java 8
13 8 (0.44%) Bash Shell
13 8 (0.44%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.39%) Scala
14 7 (0.39%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.33%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 4 (0.22%) R
Qualifications
1 404 (22.26%) Degree
2 157 (8.65%) Security Cleared
3 140 (7.71%) TOGAF Certification
4 84 (4.63%) CISSP
5 64 (3.53%) CISM
6 53 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (2.48%) SC Cleared
8 44 (2.42%) Master's Degree
9 40 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
10 35 (1.93%) CFA
11 34 (1.87%) CIMA
12 27 (1.49%) DV Cleared
13 24 (1.32%) CISA
14 23 (1.27%) ISTQB
15 22 (1.21%) CCNP
15 22 (1.21%) CREST Certified
16 20 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (1.05%) CCNA
18 18 (0.99%) CEH
18 18 (0.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (5.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 82 (4.52%) QA
3 58 (3.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 41 (2.26%) COBIT
5 38 (2.09%) GDPR
5 38 (2.09%) SLA
6 37 (2.04%) PCI DSS
7 33 (1.82%) NIST
8 32 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 24 (1.32%) HMG Infosec
9 24 (1.32%) JSP 440
10 22 (1.21%) Data Quality
11 18 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
12 16 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 13 (0.72%) PMO
14 7 (0.39%) NIST 800
15 6 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 3 (0.17%) PSD2
17 2 (0.11%) ISO 22301
17 2 (0.11%) NCSC
System Software
1 79 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 76 (4.19%) Active Directory
3 34 (1.87%) Virtual Desktop
4 22 (1.21%) Docker
5 12 (0.66%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.55%) vCloud
7 5 (0.28%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 5 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.28%) VMware NSX
7 5 (0.28%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.22%) IAG
9 1 (0.055%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.055%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.055%) Postfix
9 1 (0.055%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.055%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (2.09%) SCCM
2 30 (1.65%) SCOM
3 29 (1.60%) vRealize
4 18 (0.99%) Kubernetes
5 17 (0.94%) Terraform
6 14 (0.77%) Ansible
6 14 (0.77%) Puppet
7 13 (0.72%) SELinux
8 10 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (0.28%) AirWatch
11 5 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.28%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.22%) CASB
12 4 (0.22%) Packer
12 4 (0.22%) Prometheus
13 3 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 377 (20.77%) Microsoft
2 110 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
3 96 (5.29%) VMware
4 65 (3.58%) Cisco
5 63 (3.47%) Google
5 63 (3.47%) Sparx
6 58 (3.20%) Informatica
6 58 (3.20%) Oracle
7 49 (2.70%) BiZZdesign
8 42 (2.31%) SAP
9 40 (2.20%) Tealium
10 37 (2.04%) ServiceNow
11 35 (1.93%) Casewise
12 34 (1.87%) Citrix
13 30 (1.65%) Palo Alto
14 24 (1.32%) MuleSoft
15 23 (1.27%) WorldPay
16 17 (0.94%) Fortinet
16 17 (0.94%) Meraki
17 15 (0.83%) Pardot