Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Architecture
UK
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 701 761 685
Rank change year-on-year +60 -76 -8
Permanent jobs citing Information Architecture 523 438 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.28% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 367 340 510
UK median annual salary £60,000 £48,750 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -22.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £34,200
90th Percentile £88,500 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +31.25% -33.33% +20.00%

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 161,094 155,531 184,376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.85% 90.42% 89.95%
Number of salaries quoted 130,584 127,997 153,140
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +81 496 £60,000 +20.00% 90
London +62 303 £67,500 +15.12% 33
UK excluding London -1 214 £52,500 +31.25% 60
South East -12 88 £55,000 - 13
North of England +2 39 £52,500 +31.25% 26
East of England +2 36 £42,500 +30.77% 4
North West -17 24 £52,500 +31.25% 23
Scotland -33 18 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Midlands +13 17 £45,000 +2.86% 10
Yorkshire +10 15 £55,000 +34.15% 3
South West -7 12 £42,000 -2.33% 4
West Midlands -5 11 £35,000 -12.50% 5
East Midlands +8 6 £45,000 +2.86% 5
Wales 0 3 £39,500 +31.67% 2
Northern Ireland 0 1 £15,000 +50.00%

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 (48.95%) User Experience
2 200 (38.24%) Wireframes
3 185 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (23.14%) Axure RP
5 115 (21.99%) Prototyping
6 108 (20.65%) Degree
7 102 (19.50%) Finance
7 102 (19.50%) Analytics
8 95 (18.16%) Adobe
9 94 (17.97%) HTML
10 86 (16.44%) Management Information System
11 81 (15.49%) SQL
12 78 (14.91%) Business Intelligence
13 73 (13.96%) Data Modelling
14 71 (13.58%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 70 (13.38%) OmniGraffle
16 67 (12.81%) CSS
16 67 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
17 62 (11.85%) Retail
17 62 (11.85%) Business Analysis
18 59 (11.28%) Adobe Illustrator
19 58 (11.09%) JavaScript
19 58 (11.09%) E-Commerce
19 58 (11.09%) ETL
20 57 (10.90%) Java
20 57 (10.90%) Data Architecture
21 54 (10.33%) Mobile App
22 51 (9.75%) Data Warehouse
23 49 (9.37%) Stakeholder Management
24 43 (8.22%) SQL Server

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 21 (4.02%) CMS
2 18 (3.44%) Apache Spark
3 13 (2.49%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.29%) Liferay
5 7 (1.34%) Drupal
5 7 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.38%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.19%) SAS
9 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 70 (13.38%) OmniGraffle
2 59 (11.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 43 (8.22%) InVision
4 19 (3.63%) Photoshop
5 10 (1.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
7 7 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (0.96%) MS Visio
10 4 (0.76%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.57%) Pixate
12 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.19%) InDesign
12 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.91%) Maximo
2 5 (0.96%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.19%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.19%) Magento
4 1 (0.19%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.19%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.19%) Unica
4 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 31 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.53%) Office 365
5 5 (0.96%) SaaS
6 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.57%) Firebase
8 2 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.38%) IaaS
8 2 (0.38%) PaaS
9 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.19%) Force.com
9 1 (0.19%) GitHub
9 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.19%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.06%) Network Security
2 8 (1.53%) Firewall
3 4 (0.76%) LAN
3 4 (0.76%) SSL
3 4 (0.76%) VPN
3 4 (0.76%) WAN
3 4 (0.76%) Wireless
3 4 (0.76%) Wireless Security
4 3 (0.57%) Intranet
4 3 (0.57%) SMS
5 2 (0.38%) DMZ
5 2 (0.38%) Internet
5 2 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.38%) IPsec
5 2 (0.38%) PSTN
5 2 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.19%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (9.75%) Data Warehouse
2 43 (8.22%) SQL Server
3 37 (7.07%) Big Data
4 35 (6.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (5.54%) Relational Database
6 25 (4.78%) Hadoop
7 22 (4.21%) OLAP
8 17 (3.25%) SQL Server 2014
8 17 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (3.06%) OLAP Cube
9 16 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (2.68%) Pentaho
10 14 (2.68%) RDBMS
11 12 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (1.91%) MySQL
13 9 (1.72%) Data Lake
13 9 (1.72%) Data Mining
13 9 (1.72%) Power BI
14 8 (1.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 121 (23.14%) Axure RP
2 71 (13.58%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 12 (2.29%) Eclipse
3 12 (2.29%) Maven
4 7 (1.34%) ERwin
5 6 (1.15%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.96%) CocoaPods
6 5 (0.96%) Crashlytics
7 4 (0.76%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.76%) JIRA
8 2 (0.38%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.38%) git-flow
9 1 (0.19%) Firebug
9 1 (0.19%) Grunt
9 1 (0.19%) gulp
9 1 (0.19%) Subversion
General
1 102 (19.50%) Finance
2 62 (11.85%) Retail
3 40 (7.65%) Marketing
4 24 (4.59%) Banking
5 16 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.29%) Law
7 11 (2.10%) Games
8 10 (1.91%) Legal
9 8 (1.53%) Advertising
9 8 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.15%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.38%) Front Office
11 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.38%) Military
11 2 (0.38%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 172 (32.89%) Designer
2 138 (26.39%) Architect
3 117 (22.37%) UX Designer
4 59 (11.28%) Developer
5 51 (9.75%) Data Architect
6 46 (8.80%) Senior Designer
7 42 (8.03%) Interaction Designer
7 42 (8.03%) UI Designer
8 38 (7.27%) Senior UX Designer
9 33 (6.31%) UI/UX Designer
10 28 (5.35%) Analyst
11 24 (4.59%) User Experience Manager
12 19 (3.63%) Lead Designer
13 16 (3.06%) Product Manager
14 15 (2.87%) Information Architect
14 15 (2.87%) Java Developer
14 15 (2.87%) Lead Developer
15 14 (2.68%) Senior Manager
15 14 (2.68%) Senior Product Manager
16 13 (2.49%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (17.97%) HTML
2 67 (12.81%) CSS
3 40 (7.65%) Web Services
4 36 (6.88%) HTML5
5 28 (5.35%) AngularJS
5 28 (5.35%) XML
6 27 (5.16%) jQuery
7 21 (4.02%) Ajax
8 18 (3.44%) .NET
9 17 (3.25%) Hibernate
9 17 (3.25%) Spring
10 14 (2.68%) Kafka
10 14 (2.68%) REST
11 13 (2.49%) J2EE
12 12 (2.29%) CSS3
12 12 (2.29%) JSON
12 12 (2.29%) JSR 168
12 12 (2.29%) Material Design
13 11 (2.10%) XSLT
14 10 (1.91%) XForms
Miscellaneous
1 256 (48.95%) User Experience
2 86 (16.44%) Management Information System
3 67 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (10.33%) Mobile App
5 43 (8.22%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (4.21%) Graphic Design
7 20 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (3.06%) Life Science
9 13 (2.49%) Computer Science
9 13 (2.49%) Fintech
10 12 (2.29%) Algorithms
11 11 (2.10%) Cyberthreat
12 10 (1.91%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.72%) NHS
13 9 (1.72%) Social Media
14 8 (1.53%) Data Centre
14 8 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
15 7 (1.34%) Digital Media
16 6 (1.15%) Social Network
17 5 (0.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.16%) Android
2 25 (4.78%) Apple iOS
3 13 (2.49%) Linux
4 12 (2.29%) Windows
5 10 (1.91%) Nucleus RTOS
6 5 (0.96%) Unix
7 4 (0.76%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.57%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (38.24%) Wireframes
2 185 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (21.99%) Prototyping
4 102 (19.50%) Analytics
5 78 (14.91%) Business Intelligence
6 73 (13.96%) Data Modelling
7 62 (11.85%) Business Analysis
8 58 (11.09%) E-Commerce
8 58 (11.09%) ETL
9 57 (10.90%) Data Architecture
10 49 (9.37%) Stakeholder Management
11 42 (8.03%) Industrial Design
11 42 (8.03%) Scrum
11 42 (8.03%) Usability Testing
11 42 (8.03%) Web Development
12 38 (7.27%) Data Governance
12 38 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
13 37 (7.07%) Information Security
14 36 (6.88%) Content Management
14 36 (6.88%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 81 (15.49%) SQL
2 58 (11.09%) JavaScript
3 57 (10.90%) Java
4 14 (2.68%) C#
4 14 (2.68%) Kotlin
4 14 (2.68%) Python
4 14 (2.68%) T-SQL
5 13 (2.49%) Scala
6 12 (2.29%) PHP
7 10 (1.91%) XQuery
8 8 (1.53%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.15%) R
10 5 (0.96%) Apple Swift
11 3 (0.57%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.57%) C
12 2 (0.38%) C++
12 2 (0.38%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.38%) VB
13 1 (0.19%) Ruby
13 1 (0.19%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 108 (20.65%) Degree
2 19 (3.63%) CISSP
3 13 (2.49%) CISM
4 12 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.29%) Sun Certification
5 9 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.15%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.96%) APMP
8 4 (0.76%) MCSE
8 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.76%) RHCSA
9 3 (0.57%) CEH
9 3 (0.57%) CISA
9 3 (0.57%) MBCS
10 2 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 2 (0.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 2 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.19%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.50%) Data Quality
2 21 (4.02%) GDPR
3 12 (2.29%) QA
4 7 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.96%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (0.96%) GxP
5 5 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (0.96%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.57%) COBIT
7 2 (0.38%) RMADS
8 1 (0.19%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (0.76%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.38%) Mesos
2 2 (0.38%) Oozie
2 2 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 95 (18.16%) Adobe
2 31 (5.93%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.82%) Talend
4 19 (3.63%) Sitecore
5 18 (3.44%) Oracle
6 16 (3.06%) SAP
7 13 (2.49%) Google
8 12 (2.29%) Apple
8 12 (2.29%) Sun
9 10 (1.91%) OpenText
9 10 (1.91%) TIBCO
10 7 (1.34%) Twitter
11 6 (1.15%) Capita
11 6 (1.15%) Cisco
11 6 (1.15%) Cloudera
11 6 (1.15%) Informatica
11 6 (1.15%) Teradata
12 5 (0.96%) Aderant
13 4 (0.76%) Alteryx
14 3 (0.57%) Automation Anywhere