Period
to 18 February 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 429 362 408
Rank change year-on-year -67 +46 -43
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 1,198 1,471 1,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.69% 0.84% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.94% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 884 1,084 1,272
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £39,676 £40,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 156,623 156,367 187,175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.54% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 126,956 128,832 155,017
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,250 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 February 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 February 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 -72 1,117 £65,000 -7.14% 132
UK excluding London -44 588 £60,000 +4.35% 90
London -67 537 £75,000 - 47
South East +22 203 £60,000 +14.29% 20
North of England +28 178 £60,000 +20.00% 37
Yorkshire +47 99 £58,750 +2.17% 13
Midlands -39 87 £65,000 -13.33% 11
North West -8 63 £60,000 +14.29% 21
West Midlands -1 62 £67,500 +22.73% 8
South West -44 53 £60,000 -17.24% 8
East of England -39 37 £60,000 - 9
Scotland -49 26 £61,250 -12.50% 4
East Midlands -14 24 £62,500 -16.67% 3
North East -40 16 £55,000 +144.44% 3
Wales +7 7 £40,000 -11.11% 1

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 469 (39.15%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (25.63%) Finance
3 267 (22.29%) Java
4 236 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
5 234 (19.53%) Project Management
6 226 (18.86%) Degree
7 199 (16.61%) .NET
8 191 (15.94%) C#
9 185 (15.44%) SQL
10 174 (14.52%) Microsoft
11 171 (14.27%) Scrum
12 167 (13.94%) Microsoft Azure
13 156 (13.02%) JavaScript
14 154 (12.85%) Microservices
15 150 (12.52%) Linux
16 147 (12.27%) IT Strategy
17 145 (12.10%) TDD
18 139 (11.60%) Stakeholder Management
18 139 (11.60%) SDLC
19 135 (11.27%) SQL Server
20 132 (11.02%) DevOps
21 129 (10.77%) Web Services
22 127 (10.60%) ITIL
22 127 (10.60%) Enterprise Architecture
22 127 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
23 126 (10.52%) TOGAF
24 120 (10.02%) Presales
25 117 (9.77%) Banking
26 116 (9.68%) QA
27 112 (9.35%) Analytics

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 36 (3.01%) SharePoint
2 34 (2.84%) Apache
3 30 (2.50%) OpenStack
4 26 (2.17%) Confluence
5 23 (1.92%) Apache Solr
6 22 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (1.84%) IIS
7 17 (1.42%) JBoss
8 15 (1.25%) Apache Spark
9 12 (1.00%) Tomcat
9 12 (1.00%) WebLogic
10 11 (0.92%) SAS
11 10 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (0.83%) NetWeaver
11 10 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (0.75%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 6 (0.50%) CMS
14 6 (0.50%) Ethereum
14 6 (0.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (1.84%) Spreadsheet
2 17 (1.42%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.17%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.083%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.083%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.09%) Markit EDM
3 8 (0.67%) Distributed Ledger
3 8 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (0.67%) SAP SCM
4 6 (0.50%) Eagle PACE
5 5 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.25%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.25%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.25%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.083%) R3 Corda
9 1 (0.083%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 236 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
2 167 (13.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (6.68%) SaaS
4 79 (6.59%) PaaS
5 64 (5.34%) IaaS
6 63 (5.26%) Office 365
7 23 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
9 18 (1.50%) Serverless
10 16 (1.34%) Force.com
10 16 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 16 (1.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 12 (1.00%) TestFlight
12 10 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
13 9 (0.75%) Azure Machine Learning
14 5 (0.42%) GitHub
15 4 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
15 4 (0.33%) OneDrive
15 4 (0.33%) OpenShift
15 4 (0.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (4.51%) LAN
1 54 (4.51%) WAN
2 44 (3.67%) Wireless
3 41 (3.42%) SAN
4 35 (2.92%) Firewall
5 28 (2.34%) HTTP
6 27 (2.25%) Network Security
7 26 (2.17%) NAS
8 22 (1.84%) NFC
8 22 (1.84%) VPN
9 21 (1.75%) Unified Communications
10 18 (1.50%) VoIP
11 14 (1.17%) DNS
11 14 (1.17%) Internet
12 13 (1.09%) Ethernet
13 12 (1.00%) Fibre Channel
13 12 (1.00%) iSCSI
13 12 (1.00%) MQTT
13 12 (1.00%) TCP/IP
14 11 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 91 (7.60%) Big Data
3 79 (6.59%) NoSQL
4 44 (3.67%) MongoDB
5 43 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
6 41 (3.42%) Relational Database
7 30 (2.50%) MySQL
8 27 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (1.75%) Oracle Database
11 19 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (1.42%) RDBMS
12 17 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
14 13 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
15 12 (1.00%) SAP Data Services
16 11 (0.92%) Blockchain
16 11 (0.92%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 89 (7.43%) Jenkins
2 66 (5.51%) Git (software)
3 31 (2.59%) JIRA
3 31 (2.59%) Visual Studio
4 30 (2.50%) Cucumber
5 28 (2.34%) Subversion
6 27 (2.25%) Selenium
7 20 (1.67%) Gradle
8 16 (1.34%) Appium
9 15 (1.25%) Artifactory
9 15 (1.25%) SpecFlow
9 15 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (1.09%) Mercurial
10 13 (1.09%) Xcode
11 12 (1.00%) Android Studio
11 12 (1.00%) Calabash
12 10 (0.83%) Maven
13 8 (0.67%) JUnit
13 8 (0.67%) SonarQube
General
1 307 (25.63%) Finance
2 117 (9.77%) Banking
3 83 (6.93%) Retail
4 64 (5.34%) Telecoms
5 57 (4.76%) Legal
6 49 (4.09%) Marketing
7 32 (2.67%) Investment Banking
8 31 (2.59%) Games
8 31 (2.59%) Law
9 30 (2.50%) Electronics
10 22 (1.84%) Retail Banking
11 15 (1.25%) Manufacturing
12 14 (1.17%) Publishing
13 13 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.92%) Advertising
14 11 (0.92%) Back Office
15 9 (0.75%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.58%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.58%) German Language
17 6 (0.50%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 458 (38.23%) Architect
2 188 (15.69%) Developer
3 161 (13.44%) Technical Architect
4 132 (11.02%) Solutions Architect
5 130 (10.85%) Consultant
6 97 (8.10%) Analyst
7 67 (5.59%) Business Analyst
8 52 (4.34%) Technical Consultant
9 44 (3.67%) .NET Developer
9 44 (3.67%) Java Developer
10 41 (3.42%) Senior Analyst
11 35 (2.92%) Infrastructure Architect
11 35 (2.92%) Technical Leader
12 34 (2.84%) Lead Architect
12 34 (2.84%) Senior Business Analyst
13 33 (2.75%) Cloud Architect
13 33 (2.75%) Senior Consultant
13 33 (2.75%) Technical Solutions Architect
14 32 (2.67%) Java Engineer
14 32 (2.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (16.61%) .NET
2 129 (10.77%) Web Services
3 95 (7.93%) AngularJS
4 91 (7.60%) HTML
5 80 (6.68%) Node.js
6 73 (6.09%) CSS
7 64 (5.34%) XML
8 59 (4.92%) Spring
9 47 (3.92%) Middleware
10 45 (3.76%) ASP.NET
11 44 (3.67%) SOAP
12 42 (3.51%) REST
12 42 (3.51%) WCF
13 39 (3.26%) J2EE
13 39 (3.26%) React
14 37 (3.09%) RESTful
15 36 (3.01%) jQuery
16 35 (2.92%) Spring Boot
17 33 (2.75%) .NET Framework
18 31 (2.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 127 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (8.60%) User Experience
3 99 (8.26%) Computer Science
4 96 (8.01%) Management Information System
5 68 (5.68%) Data Centre
6 63 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
7 52 (4.34%) Mobile App
8 29 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
8 29 (2.42%) Mobile Payment
9 28 (2.34%) Fintech
10 26 (2.17%) Public Cloud
11 22 (1.84%) Contactless
11 22 (1.84%) EMV
11 22 (1.84%) Smartcard
12 21 (1.75%) Virtual Team
13 17 (1.42%) Client/Server
14 16 (1.34%) Embedded Systems
14 16 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 16 (1.34%) NHS
15 15 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 150 (12.52%) Linux
2 106 (8.85%) Windows
3 59 (4.92%) Unix
4 33 (2.75%) Windows Server
5 25 (2.09%) Apple iOS
6 24 (2.00%) Android
7 12 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.83%) Windows 7
9 10 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.75%) AIX
11 7 (0.58%) Solaris
11 7 (0.58%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.33%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.33%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.083%) HPUX
14 1 (0.083%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (39.15%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (19.53%) Project Management
3 171 (14.27%) Scrum
4 154 (12.85%) Microservices
5 147 (12.27%) IT Strategy
6 145 (12.10%) TDD
7 139 (11.60%) SDLC
7 139 (11.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 132 (11.02%) DevOps
9 127 (10.60%) Enterprise Architecture
9 127 (10.60%) ITIL
10 126 (10.52%) TOGAF
11 120 (10.02%) Presales
12 112 (9.35%) Analytics
13 106 (8.85%) Software Engineering
14 105 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
15 100 (8.35%) Coaching
16 93 (7.76%) Mentoring
17 83 (6.93%) Migration
18 79 (6.59%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 267 (22.29%) Java
2 191 (15.94%) C#
3 185 (15.44%) SQL
4 156 (13.02%) JavaScript
5 100 (8.35%) Python
6 59 (4.92%) C++
7 48 (4.01%) Scala
8 41 (3.42%) Shell Script
9 38 (3.17%) Ruby
10 31 (2.59%) Go
11 27 (2.25%) T-SQL
12 23 (1.92%) Perl
13 19 (1.59%) PowerShell
14 17 (1.42%) PHP
15 16 (1.34%) R
16 15 (1.25%) Apex Code
16 15 (1.25%) SOQL
17 14 (1.17%) C
17 14 (1.17%) PL/SQL
18 11 (0.92%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 226 (18.86%) Degree
2 33 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 32 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 31 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (2.00%) CISSP
6 23 (1.92%) APMP
6 23 (1.92%) CCIE
7 20 (1.67%) Master's Degree
8 19 (1.59%) SC Cleared
9 16 (1.34%) CCNA
10 13 (1.09%) ISEB
10 13 (1.09%) PMI Certification
11 12 (1.00%) PMP
12 11 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (0.67%) CEH
13 8 (0.67%) GIAC
14 7 (0.58%) DV Cleared
14 7 (0.58%) MCSE
15 6 (0.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (9.68%) QA
2 48 (4.01%) GDPR
3 29 (2.42%) SLA
4 28 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 16 (1.34%) Data Quality
7 13 (1.09%) PCI DSS
8 12 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials
8 12 (1.00%) SEPA
9 9 (0.75%) PMO
10 8 (0.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (0.42%) GPG13
12 4 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 4 (0.33%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.25%) RMADS
13 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.17%) COBIT
14 2 (0.17%) MiFID
14 2 (0.17%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 71 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (5.18%) Docker
3 42 (3.51%) Active Directory
4 31 (2.59%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.58%) NFS
5 7 (0.58%) Samba
5 7 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.58%) XenApp
6 6 (0.50%) Terminal Services
6 6 (0.50%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.33%) GPFS
7 4 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.33%) vSphere
8 3 (0.25%) LXC
8 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.083%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.083%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.083%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.083%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 61 (5.09%) Ansible
2 53 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (3.51%) Kubernetes
4 36 (3.01%) Puppet
5 17 (1.42%) SCCM
6 12 (1.00%) HockeyApp
7 6 (0.50%) SCOM
7 6 (0.50%) Terraform
8 5 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.42%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.33%) WSUS
10 3 (0.25%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.17%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.17%) Nagios
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
12 1 (0.083%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.083%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.083%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.083%) SCSM
Vendors
1 174 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 108 (9.02%) VMware
3 92 (7.68%) Oracle
4 69 (5.76%) Cisco
5 60 (5.01%) Citrix
6 57 (4.76%) SAP
7 42 (3.51%) Google
8 32 (2.67%) HP
9 31 (2.59%) EMC
9 31 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
10 30 (2.50%) NetApp
10 30 (2.50%) ServiceNow
11 23 (1.92%) Dell
11 23 (1.92%) F5
12 22 (1.84%) Hyperion
13 21 (1.75%) AppDynamics
14 20 (1.67%) CheckPoint
14 20 (1.67%) IBM
15 19 (1.59%) BMC
16 18 (1.50%) Red Hat