Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Architecture
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 720 724 635
Rank change year-on-year +4 -89 +50
Permanent jobs citing Information Architecture 485 488 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.28% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.31% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 378 392 627
UK median annual salary £53,750 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.52% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,625 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £85,950
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +18.34% -23.18% +22.22%

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 154,446 157,552 185,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.85% 89.54% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 124,126 130,212 153,462
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +29 459 £53,500 -8.76% 101
London -14 277 £60,000 -7.69% 44
UK excluding London +11 196 £50,000 +18.34% 58
South East +22 71 £63,750 +10.87% 16
North of England +20 43 £52,500 +31.25% 20
East of England +3 25 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Midlands +45 23 £45,000 +12.50% 7
North West -1 22 £50,000 +25.00% 15
Yorkshire +32 20 £58,750 +39.88% 4
Scotland -59 18 £45,750 -25.61%
West Midlands +16 17 £50,000 +25.00% 4
South West +13 17 £47,500 -13.64% 9
East Midlands - 6 £45,000 - 3
Northern Ireland -20 1 £15,000 -50.00% 1
North East - 1 £68,014 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing Information Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Information Architecture.

1 227 (46.80%) User Experience
2 170 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (28.25%) Wireframes
4 96 (19.79%) Analytics
5 94 (19.38%) Axure RP
5 94 (19.38%) SQL
6 90 (18.56%) Degree
6 90 (18.56%) Prototyping
7 82 (16.91%) Adobe
8 79 (16.29%) HTML
9 74 (15.26%) Finance
10 70 (14.43%) Management Information System
11 67 (13.81%) Scrum
12 65 (13.40%) Data Architecture
13 62 (12.78%) Business Intelligence
14 60 (12.37%) Usability Testing
15 59 (12.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 59 (12.16%) Mobile App
16 58 (11.96%) CSS
17 54 (11.13%) Data Modelling
18 52 (10.72%) JavaScript
18 52 (10.72%) InVision
19 51 (10.52%) ETL
20 48 (9.90%) Adobe Illustrator
21 47 (9.69%) E-Commerce
22 46 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
22 46 (9.48%) Big Data
23 45 (9.28%) OmniGraffle
24 44 (9.07%) Java
24 44 (9.07%) TOGAF

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 22 (4.54%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.33%) Moodle
3 17 (3.51%) Apache Spark
4 16 (3.30%) Liferay
5 14 (2.89%) CMS
6 8 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (1.65%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.03%) nginx
7 5 (1.03%) uWSGI
8 3 (0.62%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.41%) K2 blackpearl
9 2 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.41%) WordPress
10 1 (0.21%) Confluence
10 1 (0.21%) Drupal
10 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 52 (10.72%) InVision
2 48 (9.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 45 (9.28%) OmniGraffle
4 24 (4.95%) Photoshop
5 11 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (1.44%) UXPin
8 5 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 3 (0.62%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.62%) PaintShop Pro
10 1 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.21%) HipChat
10 1 (0.21%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 5 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.41%) Maximo
3 1 (0.21%) Magento
3 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.21%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.21%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 34 (7.01%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 17 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.06%) Office 365
4 9 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.86%) SaaS
5 8 (1.65%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.62%) Firebase
6 3 (0.62%) Slack
7 2 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.41%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.21%) IaaS
8 1 (0.21%) npm
8 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.30%) Network Security
2 14 (2.89%) Firewall
3 5 (1.03%) Intranet
4 4 (0.82%) LAN
4 4 (0.82%) VPN
5 3 (0.62%) Internet
5 3 (0.62%) WAN
5 3 (0.62%) Wireless
5 3 (0.62%) Wireless Security
6 2 (0.41%) IPsec
6 2 (0.41%) PSTN
6 2 (0.41%) SMS
6 2 (0.41%) SSL
6 2 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.21%) BGP
7 1 (0.21%) DNS
7 1 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.21%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (9.48%) Big Data
1 46 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
2 43 (8.87%) SQL Server
3 25 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (4.74%) SQL Server 2014
4 23 (4.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (4.33%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.71%) OLAP
6 18 (3.71%) OLAP Cube
6 18 (3.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (3.30%) NoSQL
9 14 (2.89%) Hadoop
10 12 (2.47%) Data Mining
10 12 (2.47%) Impala
11 10 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.65%) MySQL
12 8 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (1.24%) Geospatial Data
13 6 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 94 (19.38%) Axure RP
2 59 (12.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 16 (3.30%) Eclipse
3 16 (3.30%) Maven
4 9 (1.86%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.03%) GitLab
5 5 (1.03%) JIRA
6 4 (0.82%) Grunt
7 3 (0.62%) Jasmine
7 3 (0.62%) Subversion
8 2 (0.41%) CocoaPods
8 2 (0.41%) Crashlytics
8 2 (0.41%) ERwin
8 2 (0.41%) PyCharm
8 2 (0.41%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.21%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.21%) Bower
9 1 (0.21%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.21%) PhpStorm
General
1 74 (15.26%) Finance
2 43 (8.87%) Retail
3 26 (5.36%) Marketing
4 25 (5.15%) Legal
5 20 (4.12%) Law
6 16 (3.30%) Banking
7 13 (2.68%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.86%) Publishing
9 8 (1.65%) Digital Economy
10 5 (1.03%) Games
10 5 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.62%) Advertising
11 3 (0.62%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.41%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.41%) Military
12 2 (0.41%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 145 (29.90%) Designer
2 125 (25.77%) Architect
3 111 (22.89%) UX Designer
4 53 (10.93%) Developer
5 46 (9.48%) Data Architect
6 44 (9.07%) Senior Designer
7 39 (8.04%) Senior UX Designer
8 38 (7.84%) Analyst
9 36 (7.42%) UI Designer
10 28 (5.77%) UI/UX Designer
11 23 (4.74%) Interaction Designer
12 18 (3.71%) Security Manager
13 17 (3.51%) Author
13 17 (3.51%) Report Analyst
13 17 (3.51%) Systems Analyst
13 17 (3.51%) Technical Author
14 16 (3.30%) Enterprise Architect
14 16 (3.30%) Financial Analyst
15 15 (3.09%) Consultant
15 15 (3.09%) Finance Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (16.29%) HTML
2 58 (11.96%) CSS
3 40 (8.25%) Web Services
4 38 (7.84%) HTML5
5 33 (6.80%) AngularJS
6 28 (5.77%) XML
7 26 (5.36%) jQuery
8 24 (4.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 23 (4.74%) Ajax
10 20 (4.12%) Hibernate
11 19 (3.92%) .NET
11 19 (3.92%) CSS3
12 17 (3.51%) Spring
13 16 (3.30%) J2EE
13 16 (3.30%) JSR 168
14 15 (3.09%) XSLT
15 14 (2.89%) D3.js
15 14 (2.89%) Kafka
15 14 (2.89%) REST
15 14 (2.89%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 227 (46.80%) User Experience
2 70 (14.43%) Management Information System
3 59 (12.16%) Mobile App
4 43 (8.87%) Enterprise Software
5 38 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (3.30%) Graphic Design
7 12 (2.47%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.47%) Fintech
8 10 (2.06%) Cyberthreat
9 9 (1.86%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.44%) Digital Media
10 7 (1.44%) Taxonomies
11 6 (1.24%) Life Science
12 4 (0.82%) Social Media
13 3 (0.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (0.62%) Equities
13 3 (0.62%) Linked Data
13 3 (0.62%) Social Network
13 3 (0.62%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.09%) Android
1 15 (3.09%) Apple iOS
2 12 (2.47%) Windows
3 10 (2.06%) Linux
4 5 (1.03%) Debian
4 5 (1.03%) Ubuntu
5 4 (0.82%) Unix
5 4 (0.82%) Windows 8
5 4 (0.82%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.62%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (28.25%) Wireframes
3 96 (19.79%) Analytics
4 90 (18.56%) Prototyping
5 67 (13.81%) Scrum
6 65 (13.40%) Data Architecture
7 62 (12.78%) Business Intelligence
8 60 (12.37%) Usability Testing
9 54 (11.13%) Data Modelling
10 51 (10.52%) ETL
11 47 (9.69%) E-Commerce
12 44 (9.07%) TOGAF
13 42 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
14 40 (8.25%) Business Analysis
15 39 (8.04%) Information Security
16 36 (7.42%) Data Governance
16 36 (7.42%) Visualisation
17 35 (7.22%) Cybersecurity
18 34 (7.01%) Data Management
18 34 (7.01%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (19.38%) SQL
2 52 (10.72%) JavaScript
3 44 (9.07%) Java
4 23 (4.74%) Python
5 14 (2.89%) C#
6 13 (2.68%) PHP
7 7 (1.44%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.03%) C
8 5 (1.03%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.82%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.82%) Scala
10 3 (0.62%) R
10 3 (0.62%) SPARQL
10 3 (0.62%) VB
11 2 (0.41%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.41%) Kotlin
11 2 (0.41%) XQuery
12 1 (0.21%) C++
12 1 (0.21%) ES6
12 1 (0.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 90 (18.56%) Degree
2 19 (3.92%) CISSP
3 17 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 16 (3.30%) Sun Certification
5 15 (3.09%) SC Cleared
6 14 (2.89%) CISM
7 8 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.82%) CISA
8 4 (0.82%) CITP
8 4 (0.82%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.62%) CEH
9 3 (0.62%) MBCS
9 3 (0.62%) MCSE
9 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.62%) PhD
9 3 (0.62%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.41%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 2 (0.41%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 1 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.21%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.74%) Data Quality
2 17 (3.51%) GDPR
3 14 (2.89%) PCI DSS
4 12 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (2.27%) COBIT
6 10 (2.06%) QA
7 6 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.82%) WCAG
9 3 (0.62%) Def Stans
9 3 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.41%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 6 (1.24%) Docker
2 2 (0.41%) Firmware
3 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.03%) Ansible
2 1 (0.21%) Mesos
Vendors
1 82 (16.91%) Adobe
2 40 (8.25%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.30%) Google
3 16 (3.30%) Sun
4 15 (3.09%) Oracle
5 12 (2.47%) TIBCO
6 10 (2.06%) Sitecore
7 7 (1.44%) Cloudera
7 7 (1.44%) Twitter
8 6 (1.24%) Cisco
9 5 (1.03%) Apple
9 5 (1.03%) Talend
10 4 (0.82%) Capita
10 4 (0.82%) SAP
10 4 (0.82%) webMethods
11 3 (0.62%) Blue Prism
11 3 (0.62%) Hotjar
11 3 (0.62%) Sybase
12 2 (0.41%) Cognizant
12 2 (0.41%) FireEye