Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Architecture
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 738 737 711
Rank change year-on-year -1 -26 -68
Permanent jobs citing Information Architecture 435 499 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.31% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 286 396 429
UK median annual salary £62,000 £52,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.10% -16.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £76,250 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% +16.67%

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 150,004 160,879 172,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.57% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 119,274 126,930 143,463
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Information Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Architecture in the UK

Information Architecture
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Information Architecture in the UK

Information Architecture
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Architecture over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 2018. 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 -7 424 £62,500 +19.05% 89
London +10 247 £70,000 +27.27% 35
UK excluding London -13 184 £60,000 +20.00% 55
South East -6 57 £60,000 -7.69% 16
North of England +20 45 £52,500 +5.00% 11
Midlands +37 39 £60,000 +20.00% 9
West Midlands +54 34 £60,000 +20.00% 9
North West +2 22 £55,000 +57.14% 6
Yorkshire +9 21 £32,500 -40.91% 5
East of England +20 20 £70,000 +55.56% 12
South West -24 14 £27,186 -32.04% 6
Scotland -9 9 £42,500 +23.19% 1
East Midlands 0 5 £50,000 +42.86%
North East -15 2 £28,450 -58.17%
Wales +8 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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.

1 202 (46.44%) User Experience
2 166 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (33.10%) Wireframes
4 114 (26.21%) Degree
5 100 (22.99%) Finance
6 95 (21.84%) Prototyping
7 90 (20.69%) HTML
8 89 (20.46%) JavaScript
9 87 (20.00%) Axure RP
10 86 (19.77%) Analytics
11 84 (19.31%) Adobe
12 82 (18.85%) Business Analysis
13 76 (17.47%) CSS
14 68 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
15 63 (14.48%) Data Modelling
16 61 (14.02%) Adobe Illustrator
17 60 (13.79%) Project Management
18 58 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
19 56 (12.87%) Problem-Solving
20 52 (11.95%) Management Information System
21 50 (11.49%) SQL
22 49 (11.26%) OmniGraffle
23 48 (11.03%) Data Architecture
23 48 (11.03%) Java
24 47 (10.80%) jQuery
25 46 (10.57%) Enterprise Architecture
26 45 (10.34%) E-Commerce
26 45 (10.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
27 43 (9.89%) Android
27 43 (9.89%) Mentoring

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 31 (7.13%) CMS
2 10 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (2.07%) Marvel
4 7 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (1.61%) WordPress
5 6 (1.38%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.15%) Confluence
6 5 (1.15%) MS Project Server
7 4 (0.92%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.92%) Drupal
7 4 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.92%) SAS
8 3 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.23%) JBoss
9 1 (0.23%) Moodle
9 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.23%) WildFly
Applications
1 61 (14.02%) Adobe Illustrator
2 49 (11.26%) OmniGraffle
3 41 (9.43%) Photoshop
4 22 (5.06%) InVision
5 11 (2.53%) Adobe After Effects
6 10 (2.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
8 8 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (1.84%) Microsoft Project
9 6 (1.38%) Acrobat
9 6 (1.38%) MS Visio
10 5 (1.15%) Flinto
11 3 (0.69%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.46%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.46%) Camtasia
12 2 (0.46%) FrameMaker
12 2 (0.46%) FreeHand
12 2 (0.46%) InDesign
12 2 (0.46%) Pixate
12 2 (0.46%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 11 (2.53%) Adobe Campaign
2 7 (1.61%) Eloqua
2 7 (1.61%) Unica
3 5 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.15%) Shopify
4 3 (0.69%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.44%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (6.21%) SaaS
3 23 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (2.76%) IaaS
4 12 (2.76%) PaaS
5 11 (2.53%) Adobe Analytics
6 7 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.46%) Apigee
7 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.46%) Office 365
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.23%) Force.com
8 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.23%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.14%) Internet
2 17 (3.91%) DNS
2 17 (3.91%) Firewall
3 6 (1.38%) Unified Communications
4 4 (0.92%) Intranet
5 1 (0.23%) HTTP
5 1 (0.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
2 34 (7.82%) Big Data
3 29 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 15 (3.45%) MySQL
5 14 (3.22%) OLAP
6 13 (2.99%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.76%) Hadoop
7 12 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (2.07%) OLTP
9 8 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.84%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.38%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.38%) Power BI
11 5 (1.15%) Data Lake
11 5 (1.15%) OLAP Cube
12 4 (0.92%) Adabas
12 4 (0.92%) Oracle OLAP
13 3 (0.69%) SAP BW
13 3 (0.69%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 87 (20.00%) Axure RP
2 45 (10.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 10 (2.30%) ERwin
4 9 (2.07%) CocoaPods
4 9 (2.07%) Crashlytics
5 8 (1.84%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.84%) JIRA
6 6 (1.38%) Rational Rose
7 5 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.92%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.46%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.46%) JUnit
9 2 (0.46%) Maven
10 1 (0.23%) GitLab
General
1 100 (22.99%) Finance
2 38 (8.74%) Marketing
3 26 (5.98%) Banking
4 19 (4.37%) Legal
4 19 (4.37%) Retail
5 10 (2.30%) Law
6 9 (2.07%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.07%) Publishing
7 6 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.92%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.92%) Front Office
9 3 (0.69%) Games
9 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.46%) Advertising
10 2 (0.46%) Automotive
10 2 (0.46%) Electronics
10 2 (0.46%) Local Government
10 2 (0.46%) Social Science
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 154 (35.40%) Designer
2 130 (29.89%) Architect
3 102 (23.45%) UX Designer
4 65 (14.94%) Data Architect
5 53 (12.18%) Developer
6 42 (9.66%) Senior Designer
7 35 (8.05%) Interaction Designer
8 30 (6.90%) Senior UX Designer
9 28 (6.44%) Consultant
9 28 (6.44%) UI Designer
10 20 (4.60%) UI/UX Designer
11 18 (4.14%) Lead Designer
12 16 (3.68%) Lead Developer
13 15 (3.45%) Information Architect
13 15 (3.45%) SaaS Consultant
13 15 (3.45%) Technical Architect
14 14 (3.22%) Author
14 14 (3.22%) Solutions Architect
14 14 (3.22%) Technical Author
15 12 (2.76%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (20.69%) HTML
2 76 (17.47%) CSS
3 47 (10.80%) jQuery
4 32 (7.36%) HTML5
5 28 (6.44%) Web Services
6 17 (3.91%) .NET
6 17 (3.91%) REST
7 15 (3.45%) Hibernate
7 15 (3.45%) Spring
8 14 (3.22%) AngularJS
8 14 (3.22%) Middleware
9 13 (2.99%) LESS
10 10 (2.30%) CSS3
10 10 (2.30%) JSON
10 10 (2.30%) React
11 9 (2.07%) Core Data
12 8 (1.84%) SOAP
13 7 (1.61%) XML
14 6 (1.38%) Flash
14 6 (1.38%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 202 (46.44%) User Experience
2 68 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (11.95%) Management Information System
4 36 (8.28%) Self-Motivation
5 30 (6.90%) Mobile App
6 26 (5.98%) Computer Science
7 15 (3.45%) Fintech
7 15 (3.45%) Graphic Design
8 14 (3.22%) Social Media
9 12 (2.76%) Digital Media
10 11 (2.53%) Reference Data
10 11 (2.53%) Virtual Team
11 9 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (2.07%) Taxonomies
12 7 (1.61%) Blog
12 7 (1.61%) Data Structures
13 6 (1.38%) Data Centre
13 6 (1.38%) Renewable Energy
13 6 (1.38%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 43 (9.89%) Android
2 42 (9.66%) Apple iOS
3 30 (6.90%) Windows
4 20 (4.60%) Windows Server
5 19 (4.37%) Mac OS
6 17 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.30%) Unix
8 9 (2.07%) Linux
9 4 (0.92%) Nucleus RTOS
10 3 (0.69%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (33.10%) Wireframes
3 95 (21.84%) Prototyping
4 86 (19.77%) Analytics
5 82 (18.85%) Business Analysis
6 63 (14.48%) Data Modelling
7 60 (13.79%) Project Management
8 58 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
9 56 (12.87%) Problem-Solving
10 48 (11.03%) Data Architecture
11 46 (10.57%) Enterprise Architecture
12 45 (10.34%) E-Commerce
13 43 (9.89%) Mentoring
14 38 (8.74%) TOGAF
15 36 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
16 34 (7.82%) Industrial Design
16 34 (7.82%) Web Development
17 33 (7.59%) Front End Development
18 32 (7.36%) Visualisation
19 31 (7.13%) Data Strategy
Programming Languages
1 89 (20.46%) JavaScript
2 50 (11.49%) SQL
3 48 (11.03%) Java
4 28 (6.44%) PHP
5 18 (4.14%) C#
6 17 (3.91%) Kotlin
7 10 (2.30%) Apple Swift
8 9 (2.07%) Python
8 9 (2.07%) Scala
9 7 (1.61%) C
9 7 (1.61%) VB
10 4 (0.92%) ActionScript
10 4 (0.92%) ActionScript 3.0
11 3 (0.69%) Java 8
12 2 (0.46%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 114 (26.21%) Degree
2 24 (5.52%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.45%) APMP
4 7 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.38%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.38%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (0.69%) CIMA
7 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.23%) ISEB
7 1 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.23%) PMP
7 1 (0.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.29%) Data Quality
2 16 (3.68%) QA
3 15 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
3 15 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (1.38%) PMO
5 4 (0.92%) GDPR
6 1 (0.23%) COBIT
6 1 (0.23%) GxP
6 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.23%) Section 508
System Software
1 20 (4.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (2.07%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.23%) Oozie
Vendors
1 84 (19.31%) Adobe
2 37 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.37%) Google
3 19 (4.37%) Oracle
4 15 (3.45%) SAP
4 15 (3.45%) Sitecore
5 7 (1.61%) Aprimo
5 7 (1.61%) Tableau
6 6 (1.38%) Casewise
6 6 (1.38%) Cognos
7 5 (1.15%) Talend
7 5 (1.15%) WooCommerce
8 4 (0.92%) Apple
8 4 (0.92%) IFS
8 4 (0.92%) Omniture
8 4 (0.92%) Optimizely
8 4 (0.92%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.69%) IBM
9 3 (0.69%) Informatica
9 3 (0.69%) MicroStrategy