Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Technical Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Architecture over the 6 months to 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 388 346 378
Rank change year-on-year -42 +32 0
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 1,373 1,681 1,658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 0.95% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.04% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 944 1,157 1,306
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -7.41% +12.50%
10th Percentile £41,500 £37,500 £42,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

Technical 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 155,135 162,234 179,471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.13% 91.53% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 123,518 129,213 149,814
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,690
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.84% +0.40%
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%

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in the UK

Technical Architecture
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Technical Architecture in the UK

Technical Architecture
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architecture over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Architecture in the UK

Technical 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 Technical Architecture within the UK over the 6 months to 18 August 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 -48 1,267 £65,000 - 169
UK excluding London +5 687 £55,000 - 104
London -53 619 £75,000 +3.45% 69
South East +7 204 £55,000 - 25
North of England +2 147 £55,000 - 25
Midlands -27 120 £62,500 +8.70% 14
West Midlands +23 91 £67,500 +50.00% 8
South West +10 88 £55,000 - 25
North West +18 76 £60,000 +20.00% 12
East of England -8 66 £60,000 +50.00% 10
Yorkshire -5 61 £55,000 - 11
Scotland -8 41 £45,000 -21.74% 5
East Midlands -33 29 £48,750 -15.22% 6
Wales +9 21 £67,500 +67.70%
North East - 10 £61,250 - 2

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT jobs citing Technical 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 Technical Architecture.

1 550 (40.06%) Agile Software Development
2 424 (30.88%) Finance
3 337 (24.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 318 (23.16%) Degree
5 288 (20.98%) Amazon AWS
6 261 (19.01%) Java
7 251 (18.28%) SQL Server
8 232 (16.90%) TOGAF
9 225 (16.39%) Enterprise Architecture
10 222 (16.17%) VMware
11 220 (16.02%) Project Management
11 220 (16.02%) .NET
12 213 (15.51%) SQL
12 213 (15.51%) Microsoft
13 206 (15.00%) C#
14 203 (14.79%) Problem-Solving
15 184 (13.40%) JavaScript
16 179 (13.04%) Windows
17 178 (12.96%) Presales
18 174 (12.67%) Microservices
19 171 (12.45%) Mentoring
20 165 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
21 159 (11.58%) VMware Infrastructure
22 152 (11.07%) Banking
23 151 (11.00%) ITIL
24 150 (10.92%) OO
24 150 (10.92%) TDD
24 150 (10.92%) Data Centre
25 148 (10.78%) Scrum
26 143 (10.42%) Web Services

Technical 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 80 (5.83%) SharePoint
2 54 (3.93%) MS Exchange
3 51 (3.71%) Apache
4 39 (2.84%) SAS
5 38 (2.77%) IIS
6 22 (1.60%) Apache Spark
7 20 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 19 (1.38%) CMS
9 18 (1.31%) OpenStack
10 17 (1.24%) Confluence
11 16 (1.17%) JBoss
12 14 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 13 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (0.95%) Tomcat
14 12 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
15 10 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
16 9 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
16 9 (0.66%) Drupal
16 9 (0.66%) WebSphere
17 7 (0.51%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 46 (3.35%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
4 23 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.15%) Simulink
7 1 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.073%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.073%) InVision
7 1 (0.073%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 59 (4.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.29%) SAP R/3
4 4 (0.29%) SAP SCM
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.22%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.22%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.15%) Magento
6 2 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.073%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.073%) Oracle ASCP
7 1 (0.073%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.073%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.073%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.073%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 337 (24.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 288 (20.98%) Amazon AWS
3 89 (6.48%) PaaS
4 83 (6.05%) IaaS
5 73 (5.32%) SaaS
6 67 (4.88%) Office 365
7 56 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
8 31 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 15 (1.09%) IBM Cloud
10 14 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
11 13 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
13 10 (0.73%) Serverless
14 9 (0.66%) Amazon S3
14 9 (0.66%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 8 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
16 6 (0.44%) Force.com
17 5 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
17 5 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
18 4 (0.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 94 (6.85%) Firewall
2 72 (5.24%) Wireless
3 61 (4.44%) Unified Communications
4 56 (4.08%) SAN
5 33 (2.40%) WAN
6 32 (2.33%) LAN
7 31 (2.26%) Network Security
8 30 (2.18%) Intrusion Detection
9 28 (2.04%) VPN
9 28 (2.04%) Wireless Security
10 23 (1.68%) NFC
11 21 (1.53%) Internet
12 20 (1.46%) Software-Defined Networking
13 17 (1.24%) DNS
14 16 (1.17%) IP Telephony
14 16 (1.17%) VoIP
15 15 (1.09%) Ethernet
15 15 (1.09%) TCP/IP
16 14 (1.02%) HTTP
16 14 (1.02%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (18.28%) SQL Server
2 127 (9.25%) Big Data
3 89 (6.48%) Data Warehouse
4 73 (5.32%) NoSQL
5 46 (3.35%) MySQL
6 43 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 41 (2.99%) Relational Database
8 33 (2.40%) Blockchain
9 32 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 29 (2.11%) Hadoop
11 27 (1.97%) Base SAS
11 27 (1.97%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 22 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (1.46%) MongoDB
14 19 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
14 19 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
14 19 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
15 18 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
16 17 (1.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 73 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 64 (4.66%) Git (software)
3 48 (3.50%) Visual Studio Team System
4 39 (2.84%) Jenkins
5 36 (2.62%) JIRA
6 19 (1.38%) TeamCity
7 17 (1.24%) Visual Studio
8 14 (1.02%) Cucumber
9 13 (0.95%) Subversion
10 11 (0.80%) Maven
11 10 (0.73%) JUnit
11 10 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (0.58%) Jasmine
12 8 (0.58%) Selenium
13 7 (0.51%) ER Studio
14 6 (0.44%) Gradle
14 6 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
15 4 (0.29%) JBehave
15 4 (0.29%) Vagrant
General
1 424 (30.88%) Finance
2 152 (11.07%) Banking
3 103 (7.50%) Retail
4 92 (6.70%) Telecoms
5 74 (5.39%) Marketing
6 61 (4.44%) Manufacturing
7 40 (2.91%) Pharmaceutical
8 36 (2.62%) Electronics
9 34 (2.48%) Legal
10 32 (2.33%) German Language
10 32 (2.33%) Italian Language
11 29 (2.11%) Publishing
12 24 (1.75%) Advertising
12 24 (1.75%) Retail Banking
13 22 (1.60%) Investment Banking
14 17 (1.24%) Financial Institution
14 17 (1.24%) Games
15 16 (1.17%) Law
16 14 (1.02%) Automotive
17 12 (0.87%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 702 (51.13%) Architect
2 250 (18.21%) Solutions Architect
3 244 (17.77%) Technical Architect
4 169 (12.31%) Developer
5 111 (8.08%) Consultant
6 93 (6.77%) Technical Leader
7 63 (4.59%) Analyst
8 58 (4.22%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 57 (4.15%) Cloud Architect
10 55 (4.01%) Lead Architect
11 49 (3.57%) Security Architect
12 47 (3.42%) Enterprise Architect
13 44 (3.20%) Senior Architect
13 44 (3.20%) Senior Developer
14 41 (2.99%) Cisco Architect
15 39 (2.84%) Cisco Solutions Architect
16 35 (2.55%) Cloud Solutions Architect
17 34 (2.48%) Senior Consultant
18 31 (2.26%) Data Architect
18 31 (2.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (16.02%) .NET
2 143 (10.42%) Web Services
3 139 (10.12%) HTML
4 115 (8.38%) CSS
5 98 (7.14%) React
6 78 (5.68%) AngularJS
7 76 (5.54%) XML
8 73 (5.32%) jQuery
9 64 (4.66%) ASP.NET Web API
10 56 (4.08%) ASP.NET
11 54 (3.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 52 (3.79%) Entity Framework
13 50 (3.64%) Spring
14 48 (3.50%) .NET Core
15 43 (3.13%) Middleware
16 39 (2.84%) JSP
17 37 (2.69%) HTML5
18 34 (2.48%) Kafka
19 32 (2.33%) .NET Framework
19 32 (2.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 165 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
2 150 (10.92%) Data Centre
3 136 (9.91%) Computer Science
4 122 (8.89%) Management Information System
5 99 (7.21%) Self-Motivation
6 76 (5.54%) Fintech
7 63 (4.59%) N-Tier
8 47 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
9 46 (3.35%) Public Cloud
10 40 (2.91%) Hybrid Cloud
11 38 (2.77%) Mobile App
12 37 (2.69%) Credit Risk
13 35 (2.55%) Market Risk
14 32 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
14 32 (2.33%) User Experience
15 31 (2.26%) Mobile Payment
16 28 (2.04%) Replication
17 26 (1.89%) CMDB
18 23 (1.68%) EMV
18 23 (1.68%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 179 (13.04%) Windows
2 101 (7.36%) Linux
3 67 (4.88%) Windows Server
4 56 (4.08%) Unix
5 38 (2.77%) Solaris
6 37 (2.69%) AIX
7 34 (2.48%) HPUX
8 32 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (1.75%) Windows 7
10 23 (1.68%) Windows 10
11 20 (1.46%) Apple iOS
12 18 (1.31%) Android
13 12 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
16 4 (0.29%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.15%) CentOS
17 2 (0.15%) Debian
17 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
18 1 (0.073%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 550 (40.06%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (16.90%) TOGAF
3 225 (16.39%) Enterprise Architecture
4 220 (16.02%) Project Management
5 203 (14.79%) Problem-Solving
6 178 (12.96%) Presales
7 174 (12.67%) Microservices
8 171 (12.45%) Mentoring
9 151 (11.00%) ITIL
10 150 (10.92%) OO
10 150 (10.92%) TDD
11 148 (10.78%) Scrum
12 142 (10.34%) CRM
13 136 (9.91%) SOA
14 130 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
15 126 (9.18%) MVC
16 122 (8.89%) Software Engineering
17 119 (8.67%) Analytics
18 116 (8.45%) PRINCE2
18 116 (8.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 261 (19.01%) Java
2 213 (15.51%) SQL
3 206 (15.00%) C#
4 184 (13.40%) JavaScript
5 90 (6.55%) Python
6 82 (5.97%) T-SQL
7 78 (5.68%) PowerShell
8 47 (3.42%) PHP
9 42 (3.06%) C++
10 35 (2.55%) C
11 29 (2.11%) Perl
12 27 (1.97%) Delphi
13 24 (1.75%) Scala
14 21 (1.53%) Ruby
15 18 (1.31%) Java 8
16 17 (1.24%) TypeScript
17 13 (0.95%) VB
18 11 (0.80%) Go
19 9 (0.66%) Shell Script
20 8 (0.58%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 318 (23.16%) Degree
2 97 (7.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 77 (5.61%) Security Cleared
4 71 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (3.86%) CCNA
6 50 (3.64%) CCIE
7 45 (3.28%) TOGAF Certification
8 38 (2.77%) CISSP
9 37 (2.69%) CCNP
9 37 (2.69%) ISEB
10 36 (2.62%) SC Cleared
11 31 (2.26%) CCIE Data Center
11 31 (2.26%) CCIE Service Provider
12 30 (2.18%) PMI Certification
13 25 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
14 24 (1.75%) PMP
15 22 (1.60%) DV Cleared
15 22 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 21 (1.53%) CEH
16 21 (1.53%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (5.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 59 (4.30%) Data Quality
3 53 (3.86%) GDPR
4 43 (3.13%) QA
5 38 (2.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 30 (2.18%) Cyber Essentials
7 21 (1.53%) GPG13
8 13 (0.95%) PMO
9 10 (0.73%) PCI DSS
10 9 (0.66%) SEPA
11 7 (0.51%) SLA
12 6 (0.44%) COBIT
12 6 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 4 (0.29%) GCP
13 4 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 4 (0.29%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.15%) MiFID
14 2 (0.15%) PA-DSS
14 2 (0.15%) PSD2
14 2 (0.15%) RMADS
System Software
1 159 (11.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (5.68%) Active Directory
3 51 (3.71%) Hyper-V
4 42 (3.06%) Docker
5 25 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
6 16 (1.17%) vSphere
7 12 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.44%) XenApp
10 5 (0.36%) Firmware
11 3 (0.22%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.15%) NFS
13 1 (0.073%) GPFS
13 1 (0.073%) HDFS
13 1 (0.073%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 40 (2.91%) SCCM
2 38 (2.77%) SCOM
3 31 (2.26%) Puppet
4 30 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (1.82%) vRealize
6 24 (1.75%) Kubernetes
7 23 (1.68%) Ansible
8 16 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
9 11 (0.80%) Backup Exec
10 9 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
11 7 (0.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 7 (0.51%) Perfmon
11 7 (0.51%) SCOrch
11 7 (0.51%) Terraform
12 6 (0.44%) SCSM
13 4 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
13 4 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
13 4 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.29%) Salt
13 4 (0.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 222 (16.17%) VMware
2 213 (15.51%) Microsoft
3 134 (9.76%) Cisco
4 110 (8.01%) NetApp
5 94 (6.85%) Oracle
6 84 (6.12%) Citrix
7 83 (6.05%) EMC
8 59 (4.30%) Google
9 57 (4.15%) F5
10 53 (3.86%) Dell
11 51 (3.71%) SAP
12 50 (3.64%) Splunk
13 39 (2.84%) Nintex
14 38 (2.77%) IBM
15 30 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
16 28 (2.04%) Juniper
17 27 (1.97%) CheckPoint
18 26 (1.89%) ServiceNow
19 23 (1.68%) Hyperion
20 22 (1.60%) Cognizant