Period
to 30 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Information Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Architecture over the 6 months to 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Architecture
UK
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 783 657 722
Rank change year-on-year -126 +65 +35
Permanent jobs citing Information Architecture 211 138 403
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.22% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 130 120 304
10th Percentile £39,675 £37,500 £33,625
25th Percentile £47,813 £44,688 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,491 £56,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.83% -13.08% +8.33%
75th Percentile £77,188 £73,750 £80,313
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £107,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% -

Information 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 106,493 63,646 133,396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.75% 92.77% 92.67%
Number of salaries quoted 72,664 51,555 106,467
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Information Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Information Architecture as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Information Architecture in the UK

Information Architecture
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Information Architecture.

Salary trend for Information Architecture in the UK

Information Architecture
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Information Architecture over the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Information Architecture in the UK

Information 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 Information Architecture within the UK over the 6 months to 30 July 2021. 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 -105 194 £65,000 +13.04% 38
UK excluding London -87 114 £57,500 +15.00% 15
London -137 78 £68,750 +12.24% 23
South East -79 35 £56,250 +18.42% 6
North of England -54 28 £65,000 +62.50% 5
Work from Home -240 26 £70,000 +47.37% 6
East of England -23 23 £75,000 +5.26%
Yorkshire -60 16 £65,000 +62.50% 1
South West -62 16 £42,500 -20.19% 1
North West -36 12 £50,000 -1.96% 4
Midlands -74 5 £60,000 -14.29% 2
West Midlands -76 5 £60,000 -14.29% 1
Scotland -72 3 £57,000 +80.95% 1
Wales -28 2 £49,000 -2.00%
Northern Ireland - 2 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, IT jobs citing Information 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 Information Architecture.

1 106 (50.24%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (49.76%) User Experience
3 70 (33.18%) Wireframes
4 62 (29.38%) Sketch
5 56 (26.54%) User Research
6 53 (25.12%) Social Skills
7 50 (23.70%) Analytics
8 48 (22.75%) CSS
9 47 (22.27%) Workshop Facilitation
10 46 (21.80%) HTML
10 46 (21.80%) JavaScript
11 45 (21.33%) Finance
12 41 (19.43%) Analytical Skills
13 39 (18.48%) Axure RP
13 39 (18.48%) InVision
14 37 (17.54%) Management Information System
15 36 (17.06%) Adobe
16 35 (16.59%) Azure
17 34 (16.11%) Degree
17 34 (16.11%) Microsoft
17 34 (16.11%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
18 33 (15.64%) Figma
18 33 (15.64%) Computer Science
19 32 (15.17%) Data Modelling
20 29 (13.74%) Usability Testing
21 27 (12.80%) SQL
22 26 (12.32%) Software Engineering
22 26 (12.32%) OmniGraffle
23 25 (11.85%) Data Management
23 25 (11.85%) Python

Information 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 8 (3.79%) Apache
1 8 (3.79%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.84%) Apache Solr
2 6 (2.84%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.42%) CMS
4 2 (0.95%) Drupal
4 2 (0.95%) nginx
5 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.47%) Documentum
5 1 (0.47%) IIS
5 1 (0.47%) SAS
5 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 62 (29.38%) Sketch
2 39 (18.48%) InVision
3 33 (15.64%) Figma
4 26 (12.32%) OmniGraffle
5 10 (4.74%) Photoshop
6 6 (2.84%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (2.84%) UXPin
6 6 (2.84%) Zeplin
7 4 (1.90%) Adobe XD
7 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (1.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.95%) Flinto
9 2 (0.95%) Marvel
9 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 35 (16.59%) Azure
2 20 (9.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 15 (7.11%) Power Platform
4 14 (6.64%) AWS
5 8 (3.79%) SaaS
6 6 (2.84%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (2.84%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (2.84%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 6 (2.84%) Serverless
7 5 (2.37%) Microsoft 365
8 4 (1.90%) GCP
8 4 (1.90%) IaaS
8 4 (1.90%) PaaS
8 4 (1.90%) PowerApps
8 4 (1.90%) Snowflake
9 3 (1.42%) Google Analytics
9 3 (1.42%) Power Automate
10 2 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.95%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.47%) DNS
1 1 (0.47%) HTTP
1 1 (0.47%) Internet
1 1 (0.47%) Intranet
1 1 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (0.47%) LAN
1 1 (0.47%) SSL
1 1 (0.47%) VPN
1 1 (0.47%) WAN
1 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.53%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (6.64%) Electronic Patient Records
4 13 (6.16%) Power BI
5 12 (5.69%) Amazon Redshift
5 12 (5.69%) Kalido
6 8 (3.79%) Amazon Aurora
6 8 (3.79%) NoSQL
7 7 (3.32%) Hadoop
7 7 (3.32%) MySQL
7 7 (3.32%) SQL Server
7 7 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.84%) ClickHouse
8 6 (2.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (2.84%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.90%) Data Lake
9 4 (1.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (18.48%) Axure RP
2 13 (6.16%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.79%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.84%) Balsamiq
4 6 (2.84%) Travis CI
5 4 (1.90%) JIRA
6 2 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.95%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.47%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.47%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.47%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.47%) Protractor
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Code
7 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.47%) WebStorm
General
1 53 (25.12%) Social Skills
2 45 (21.33%) Finance
3 41 (19.43%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (8.06%) Public Sector
5 16 (7.58%) Marketing
6 15 (7.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (6.16%) Legal
8 12 (5.69%) Banking
8 12 (5.69%) Retail
9 11 (5.21%) Manufacturing
9 11 (5.21%) Telecoms
10 10 (4.74%) Games
10 10 (4.74%) Presentation Skills
11 9 (4.27%) Influencing Skills
11 9 (4.27%) Law
12 4 (1.90%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 3 (1.42%) Automotive
14 2 (0.95%) Publishing
15 1 (0.47%) Electronics
15 1 (0.47%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 92 (43.60%) Designer
2 74 (35.07%) UX Designer
3 41 (19.43%) Architect
4 25 (11.85%) Senior Designer
5 24 (11.37%) Developer
6 23 (10.90%) Data Architect
7 19 (9.00%) UI Designer
7 19 (9.00%) UI/UX Designer
8 12 (5.69%) Domain Architect
9 11 (5.21%) Senior UX Designer
9 11 (5.21%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.27%) Information Manager
10 9 (4.27%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 6 (2.84%) Backend Developer
12 6 (2.84%) Digital Designer
12 6 (2.84%) Lead Designer
12 6 (2.84%) Lead UX Designer
12 6 (2.84%) Machine Learning Engineer
12 6 (2.84%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (22.75%) CSS
2 46 (21.80%) HTML
3 10 (4.74%) React
4 9 (4.27%) .NET
5 6 (2.84%) gRPC
5 6 (2.84%) HTML5
5 6 (2.84%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (2.84%) Shiny
6 5 (2.37%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.90%) jQuery
7 4 (1.90%) Sass
8 3 (1.42%) Web Services
9 2 (0.95%) CSS3
9 2 (0.95%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (0.95%) LESS
9 2 (0.95%) Node.js
10 1 (0.47%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (0.47%) SAP Fiori
10 1 (0.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (0.47%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 105 (49.76%) User Experience
2 37 (17.54%) Management Information System
3 15 (7.11%) Data Structures
4 13 (6.16%) Algorithms
4 13 (6.16%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (4.27%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.27%) Public Cloud
6 8 (3.79%) Social Media
7 6 (2.84%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.95%) Animation
8 2 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.95%) Life Science
8 2 (0.95%) Renewable Energy
8 2 (0.95%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.47%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.47%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.47%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.32%) Android
1 7 (3.32%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.90%) Windows
3 3 (1.42%) Linux
4 2 (0.95%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (50.24%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (33.18%) Wireframes
3 56 (26.54%) User Research
4 50 (23.70%) Analytics
5 47 (22.27%) Workshop Facilitation
6 34 (16.11%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 33 (15.64%) Computer Science
8 32 (15.17%) Data Modelling
9 29 (13.74%) Usability Testing
10 26 (12.32%) Software Engineering
11 25 (11.85%) Data Management
12 24 (11.37%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (11.37%) DevOps
12 24 (11.37%) Prototyping
13 22 (10.43%) Data Analysis
14 20 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (9.48%) Project Management
15 19 (9.00%) Artificial Intelligence
15 19 (9.00%) Mentoring
16 18 (8.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (21.80%) JavaScript
2 27 (12.80%) SQL
3 25 (11.85%) Python
4 16 (7.58%) Java
5 12 (5.69%) Go
6 8 (3.79%) T-SQL
7 7 (3.32%) R
8 5 (2.37%) C
8 5 (2.37%) PHP
8 5 (2.37%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.90%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.42%) C#
11 2 (0.95%) Groovy
11 2 (0.95%) Ruby
12 1 (0.47%) ABAP
12 1 (0.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.47%) ES6
Qualifications
1 34 (16.11%) Degree
2 10 (4.74%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.84%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) APMP
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.64%) Accessibility
2 12 (5.69%) CDISC
3 11 (5.21%) QA
4 9 (4.27%) GDPR
5 8 (3.79%) Data Quality
5 8 (3.79%) PCI DSS
6 5 (2.37%) WCAG
7 1 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (9.95%) Docker
2 6 (2.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (6.64%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.84%) Mesos
2 6 (2.84%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (17.06%) Adobe
2 34 (16.11%) Microsoft
3 21 (9.95%) Oracle
4 14 (6.64%) Alibaba
5 12 (5.69%) CA Agile Central
6 7 (3.32%) Facebook
6 7 (3.32%) Instagram
7 5 (2.37%) IBM
7 5 (2.37%) iManage
7 5 (2.37%) Intapp
7 5 (2.37%) SAP
7 5 (2.37%) Talend
8 4 (1.90%) Google
9 2 (0.95%) BT
9 2 (0.95%) GoldenSource
9 2 (0.95%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.95%) Nintex
9 2 (0.95%) OpenText
9 2 (0.95%) Siebel
9 2 (0.95%) Splunk