Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Architecture
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 702 731 721
Rank change year-on-year +29 -10 -63
Permanent jobs citing Information Architecture 500 505 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.31% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 332 380 461
UK median annual salary £62,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.10% -12.50% +9.09%
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £77,550 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +15.79%

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 157,196 162,159 182,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.64% 90.75% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 125,542 130,269 151,690
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +36 487 £62,500 +16.82% 68
London +31 295 £70,000 +27.27% 35
UK excluding London -13 202 £55,000 +10.00% 35
South East +9 80 £55,000 - 8
North of England +13 52 £55,000 +37.50% 8
North West +12 32 £53,750 +53.57% 4
East of England +8 25 £67,500 +50.00% 3
Yorkshire +16 19 £63,750 +27.50% 4
Midlands +10 18 £48,750 -2.50% 6
South West -1 18 £42,500 +14.86% 8
West Midlands +28 12 £53,750 +7.50% 3
East Midlands +3 6 £48,750 +11.43% 3
Scotland -30 6 £53,250 +33.13% 1
Wales +16 4 £39,500 +12.86% 1
North East - 1 £34,400 -

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 256 (51.20%) User Experience
2 200 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (37.60%) Wireframes
4 117 (23.40%) Analytics
5 113 (22.60%) Degree
6 109 (21.80%) Prototyping
7 105 (21.00%) Finance
8 104 (20.80%) HTML
9 97 (19.40%) Axure RP
10 90 (18.00%) JavaScript
10 90 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
11 84 (16.80%) Data Modelling
12 81 (16.20%) Management Information System
13 80 (16.00%) Adobe
14 77 (15.40%) CSS
15 73 (14.60%) Business Analysis
16 70 (14.00%) SQL
17 69 (13.80%) Business Intelligence
18 64 (12.80%) Java
19 63 (12.60%) OmniGraffle
20 58 (11.60%) Project Management
21 53 (10.60%) E-Commerce
22 52 (10.40%) Adobe Illustrator
22 52 (10.40%) Data Architecture
23 51 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
24 50 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
25 49 (9.80%) Self-Motivation
26 47 (9.40%) Data Strategy
27 45 (9.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
27 45 (9.00%) Retail

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 27 (5.40%) CMS
2 9 (1.80%) Apache Spark
2 9 (1.80%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (1.40%) Drupal
5 6 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.60%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.60%) Confluence
7 3 (0.60%) WordPress
8 1 (0.20%) Apache
8 1 (0.20%) JBoss
8 1 (0.20%) Marvel
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.20%) SAS
8 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 63 (12.60%) OmniGraffle
2 52 (10.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 35 (7.00%) InVision
4 23 (4.60%) Photoshop
5 14 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
6 12 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
7 10 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (1.40%) Adobe After Effects
9 6 (1.20%) MS Visio
9 6 (1.20%) Pixate
10 4 (0.80%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
11 2 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.20%) Camtasia
12 1 (0.20%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.20%) InDesign
12 1 (0.20%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 13 (2.60%) Adobe Campaign
2 8 (1.60%) Eloqua
2 8 (1.60%) Maximo
2 8 (1.60%) Unica
3 2 (0.40%) Shopify
4 1 (0.20%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (4.00%) SaaS
4 13 (2.60%) Adobe Analytics
5 12 (2.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 5 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.00%) Office 365
7 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.40%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.20%) Force.com
9 1 (0.20%) GitHub
9 1 (0.20%) IaaS
9 1 (0.20%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.20%) PaaS
9 1 (0.20%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.40%) Firewall
2 10 (2.00%) Internet
3 8 (1.60%) DNS
4 5 (1.00%) Intranet
5 4 (0.80%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.40%) DMZ
6 2 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.40%) LAN
6 2 (0.40%) SSL
6 2 (0.40%) VPN
6 2 (0.40%) WAN
6 2 (0.40%) Wireless
6 2 (0.40%) Wireless Security
7 1 (0.20%) HTTP
7 1 (0.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
2 39 (7.80%) Big Data
3 37 (7.40%) SQL Server
4 29 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (4.40%) Relational Database
6 19 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (3.60%) MySQL
8 17 (3.40%) OLAP
9 16 (3.20%) Hadoop
10 14 (2.80%) OLTP
11 13 (2.60%) Data Lake
11 13 (2.60%) Pentaho
12 12 (2.40%) RDBMS
13 10 (2.00%) Power BI
14 9 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (1.40%) NoSQL
16 6 (1.20%) Apache Hive
16 6 (1.20%) Star Schema
17 5 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
17 5 (1.00%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 97 (19.40%) Axure RP
2 45 (9.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 15 (3.00%) ERwin
4 10 (2.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.80%) JIRA
6 7 (1.40%) CocoaPods
6 7 (1.40%) Crashlytics
7 5 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.80%) Rational Rose
9 3 (0.60%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.40%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.40%) fastlane
10 2 (0.40%) git-flow
11 1 (0.20%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.20%) Firebug
11 1 (0.20%) Grunt
11 1 (0.20%) gulp
11 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 105 (21.00%) Finance
2 45 (9.00%) Retail
3 44 (8.80%) Marketing
4 28 (5.60%) Banking
5 12 (2.40%) Games
5 12 (2.40%) Legal
6 8 (1.60%) Advertising
6 8 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (1.60%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.40%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.20%) Front Office
9 5 (1.00%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.00%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.00%) Law
10 3 (0.60%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) German Language
11 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.20%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 148 (29.60%) Designer
2 131 (26.20%) Architect
3 109 (21.80%) UX Designer
4 66 (13.20%) Developer
5 54 (10.80%) Data Architect
6 48 (9.60%) Senior Designer
7 40 (8.00%) Senior UX Designer
8 33 (6.60%) Interaction Designer
9 28 (5.60%) User Experience Manager
10 27 (5.40%) UI Designer
11 26 (5.20%) UI/UX Designer
12 22 (4.40%) Lead Developer
12 22 (4.40%) Product Manager
13 20 (4.00%) Lead Designer
14 17 (3.40%) Java Developer
15 16 (3.20%) Consultant
15 16 (3.20%) Senior UI Designer
16 15 (3.00%) Senior UI/UX Designer
17 14 (2.80%) Senior Manager
17 14 (2.80%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (20.80%) HTML
2 77 (15.40%) CSS
3 40 (8.00%) Web Services
4 37 (7.40%) HTML5
5 33 (6.60%) jQuery
6 17 (3.40%) Hibernate
6 17 (3.40%) Spring
6 17 (3.40%) XML
7 16 (3.20%) .NET
8 14 (2.80%) AngularJS
8 14 (2.80%) REST
9 13 (2.60%) LESS
9 13 (2.60%) Material Design
10 11 (2.20%) JSON
10 11 (2.20%) SignalR
11 10 (2.00%) CSS3
12 8 (1.60%) Kafka
12 8 (1.60%) SOAP
12 8 (1.60%) XForms
13 7 (1.40%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 256 (51.20%) User Experience
2 90 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (16.20%) Management Information System
4 49 (9.80%) Self-Motivation
5 33 (6.60%) Mobile App
6 28 (5.60%) Computer Science
7 17 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (3.40%) Graphic Design
7 17 (3.40%) Life Science
8 14 (2.80%) Hybrid Cloud
9 13 (2.60%) Data Structures
9 13 (2.60%) Digital Media
10 12 (2.40%) Fintech
10 12 (2.40%) Social Media
11 9 (1.80%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.60%) NHS
12 8 (1.60%) Taxonomies
13 7 (1.40%) Virtual Team
14 6 (1.20%) Equities
14 6 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.40%) Android
2 35 (7.00%) Apple iOS
3 23 (4.60%) Windows
4 16 (3.20%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.60%) Linux
5 13 (2.60%) Mac OS
6 11 (2.20%) Nucleus RTOS
7 8 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.20%) Unix
9 4 (0.80%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (37.60%) Wireframes
3 117 (23.40%) Analytics
4 109 (21.80%) Prototyping
5 84 (16.80%) Data Modelling
6 73 (14.60%) Business Analysis
7 69 (13.80%) Business Intelligence
8 58 (11.60%) Project Management
9 53 (10.60%) E-Commerce
10 52 (10.40%) Data Architecture
11 50 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
12 47 (9.40%) Data Strategy
13 43 (8.60%) Mentoring
13 43 (8.60%) Web Development
14 40 (8.00%) ETL
15 39 (7.80%) Logical Data Model
16 38 (7.60%) Migration
17 36 (7.20%) Data Governance
17 36 (7.20%) Data Integration
17 36 (7.20%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 90 (18.00%) JavaScript
2 70 (14.00%) SQL
3 64 (12.80%) Java
4 25 (5.00%) PHP
5 24 (4.80%) C#
5 24 (4.80%) Kotlin
6 19 (3.80%) Scala
7 18 (3.60%) Python
8 12 (2.40%) T-SQL
9 9 (1.80%) PL/SQL
10 8 (1.60%) Apple Swift
10 8 (1.60%) VB
10 8 (1.60%) XQuery
11 3 (0.60%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.60%) R
12 2 (0.40%) C
12 2 (0.40%) C++
12 2 (0.40%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.20%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 113 (22.60%) Degree
2 17 (3.40%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.80%) APMP
4 7 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.80%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.60%) CISSP
7 2 (0.40%) MCSE
7 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.40%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.20%) CCNA
8 1 (0.20%) CEH
8 1 (0.20%) CIMA
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.20%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.20%) MBCS
8 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.80%) Data Quality
2 24 (4.80%) QA
3 19 (3.80%) GDPR
4 14 (2.80%) Cyber Essentials
4 14 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (1.20%) GxP
6 2 (0.40%) RMADS
7 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 15288
7 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.20%) PMO
7 1 (0.20%) Section 508
System Software
1 13 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (0.60%) Oozie
2 3 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.20%) Mesos
Vendors
1 80 (16.00%) Adobe
2 28 (5.60%) Microsoft
3 25 (5.00%) Oracle
4 20 (4.00%) Talend
5 18 (3.60%) SAP
6 17 (3.40%) Sitecore
7 11 (2.20%) Apple
7 11 (2.20%) Google
8 8 (1.60%) Aprimo
8 8 (1.60%) Informatica
8 8 (1.60%) OpenText
8 8 (1.60%) TIBCO
9 6 (1.20%) Teradata
10 5 (1.00%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (1.00%) Omniture
11 4 (0.80%) Alteryx
11 4 (0.80%) Casewise
11 4 (0.80%) Optimizely
11 4 (0.80%) SolarWinds
11 4 (0.80%) Tableau