The median annual salary for a Platform Architect was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform Architect
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 828 929 959
Rank change year-on-year +101 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Architect 24 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.020% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.021% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 5
Median salary £90,000 £80,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £73,750 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £112,500 £100,000 £92,300
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £80,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -25.00% +39.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Platform Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Platform Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Platform Architect in the UK

Platform Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Platform Architect in the UK

Platform Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Platform Architect over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Platform Architect in the UK

Platform Architect
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +79 24 £90,000 +12.50% 4
London +74 21 £100,000 +25.00% 3
City of London - 7 £112,500 - 1
South East +61 2 - - 1
Berkshire - 2 - - 1
South West - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £60,000 -
Bath - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - - 1
Oxford - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -

Platform Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Platform Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Platform Architect in the job title.

1 26 (49.06%) Degree
2 22 (41.51%) Computer Science
3 21 (39.62%) SaaS
4 20 (37.74%) Data Architecture
4 20 (37.74%) Finance
5 19 (35.85%) CRM
5 19 (35.85%) Enterprise Architecture
6 18 (33.96%) Oracle
7 17 (32.08%) PhD
7 17 (32.08%) Data Management
8 16 (30.19%) Marketing
8 16 (30.19%) Postgraduate
8 16 (30.19%) Back Office
8 16 (30.19%) Advertising
8 16 (30.19%) Master Data Management
8 16 (30.19%) Mentoring
8 16 (30.19%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (30.19%) Yammer
8 16 (30.19%) API Integration
9 10 (18.87%) DevOps
9 10 (18.87%) E-Commerce
10 9 (16.98%) Java
10 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (16.98%) PaaS
10 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (13.21%) Microservices
12 6 (11.32%) IaaS
12 6 (11.32%) NoSQL
12 6 (11.32%) .NET

Platform Architect Skill Set
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 1 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (1.89%) CMS
1 1 (1.89%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 21 (39.62%) SaaS
2 16 (30.19%) Yammer
3 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (16.98%) PaaS
4 6 (11.32%) IaaS
5 4 (7.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (3.77%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (3.77%) Office 365
6 2 (3.77%) SoftLayer
7 1 (1.89%) Akamai
7 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.89%) Route 53
7 1 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Firewall
2 2 (3.77%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) LAN
3 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) NoSQL
2 5 (9.43%) Big Data
2 5 (9.43%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.55%) Hadoop
3 4 (7.55%) RDBMS
3 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.66%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (5.66%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.89%) MySQL
5 1 (1.89%) NewSQL
5 1 (1.89%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (37.74%) Finance
2 16 (30.19%) Advertising
2 16 (30.19%) Back Office
2 16 (30.19%) Marketing
3 3 (5.66%) Publishing
4 2 (3.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Automotive
5 1 (1.89%) German Language
5 1 (1.89%) Local Government
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) .NET
1 6 (11.32%) Web Services
2 5 (9.43%) Node.js
3 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
3 4 (7.55%) REST
4 2 (3.77%) Middleware
5 1 (1.89%) CSS
5 1 (1.89%) CSS3
5 1 (1.89%) HTML
5 1 (1.89%) HTML5
5 1 (1.89%) J2EE
5 1 (1.89%) Kafka
5 1 (1.89%) LAMP
5 1 (1.89%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (1.89%) React
5 1 (1.89%) RESTful
5 1 (1.89%) SOAP
5 1 (1.89%) Spring
5 1 (1.89%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.89%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 22 (41.51%) Computer Science
2 16 (30.19%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.77%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.89%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Linux
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Android
3 2 (3.77%) Unix
3 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.89%) CentOS
4 1 (1.89%) Debian
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Solaris
4 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) Data Architecture
2 19 (35.85%) CRM
2 19 (35.85%) Enterprise Architecture
3 17 (32.08%) Data Management
4 16 (30.19%) API Integration
4 16 (30.19%) Master Data Management
4 16 (30.19%) Mentoring
5 10 (18.87%) DevOps
5 10 (18.87%) E-Commerce
6 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (13.21%) Microservices
8 6 (11.32%) SOA
9 5 (9.43%) Analytics
9 5 (9.43%) Anomaly Detection
9 5 (9.43%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (9.43%) Electronic Trading
9 5 (9.43%) Prototyping
9 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.55%) Automated Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) Java
2 4 (7.55%) Python
3 2 (3.77%) C#
3 2 (3.77%) Go
3 2 (3.77%) Perl
4 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.89%) GraphQL
4 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) PHP
4 1 (1.89%) R
4 1 (1.89%) Ruby
4 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (49.06%) Degree
2 17 (32.08%) PhD
3 16 (30.19%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Docker
2 1 (1.89%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.77%) Ansible
3 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Oracle
2 4 (7.55%) Google
3 3 (5.66%) Apple
3 3 (5.66%) ParAccel
3 3 (5.66%) Vertica
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.77%) VMware
5 1 (1.89%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco
5 1 (1.89%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.89%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.89%) Murex
5 1 (1.89%) New Relic
5 1 (1.89%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.89%) Splunk
5 1 (1.89%) Sybase
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