Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 361 353 393
Rank change year-on-year -8 +40 -8
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 1550 1656 1774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.87% 0.88% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.98% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1051 1262 1403
UK median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £39,500 £42,500 £40,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £96,250 £94,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +10.00%

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 160296 168588 194039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.36% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 126459 140088 159820
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,476 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Architecture in the UK

Technical Architecture
Top 16 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 19 November 2017. 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 -16 1443 £65,000 -7.14% 55
London +3 791 £70,000 -6.67% 23
UK excluding London -28 687 £57,500 -4.17% 34
South East -11 191 £60,000 +9.09% 7
North of England +54 171 £58,750 -6.00% 17
Midlands +12 150 £57,500 -14.81% 2
West Midlands +14 93 £52,500 -20.75% 1
North West +35 84 £60,000 +17.65% 8
South West -8 80 £60,000 -11.11% 3
Yorkshire +35 78 £57,500 -23.33% 5
East Midlands +11 57 £57,500 -17.86% 1
Scotland +13 51 £57,500 -12.88% 2
East of England -39 48 £57,500 -4.17% 3
Wales +21 13 £40,000 -14.89%
North East +15 9 £55,000 -21.43% 4
Northern Ireland -30 1 £42,500 -29.17%

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Technical 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 Technical Architecture.

1 606 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
2 498 (32.13%) Finance
3 308 (19.87%) Java
4 276 (17.81%) Banking
5 268 (17.29%) Project Management
6 254 (16.39%) Scrum
7 238 (15.35%) Degree
8 236 (15.23%) Amazon AWS
9 230 (14.84%) .NET
10 226 (14.58%) SQL
11 215 (13.87%) ITIL
11 215 (13.87%) TDD
12 213 (13.74%) Asset Management
13 208 (13.42%) Investment Banking
14 207 (13.35%) JavaScript
15 201 (12.97%) Wealth Management
16 199 (12.84%) Linux
17 195 (12.58%) Microsoft
18 194 (12.52%) Retail Banking
19 185 (11.94%) Windows
20 180 (11.61%) C#
21 178 (11.48%) SQL Server
22 171 (11.03%) Microsoft Azure
23 168 (10.84%) IT Strategy
24 166 (10.71%) Service Delivery
25 163 (10.52%) DevOps
26 148 (9.55%) Analytics
26 148 (9.55%) Migration
27 143 (9.23%) SDLC
28 142 (9.16%) Strategic Thinking

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 47 (3.03%) Apache
2 43 (2.77%) SharePoint
3 42 (2.71%) Apache Spark
4 37 (2.39%) IIS
5 31 (2.00%) OpenStack
6 27 (1.74%) Confluence
7 26 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
8 25 (1.61%) MS Exchange
9 20 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 18 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
11 17 (1.10%) WebSphere
12 14 (0.90%) Apache Pig
12 14 (0.90%) CMS
12 14 (0.90%) Skype for Business
13 13 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 11 (0.71%) Ethereum
15 11 (0.71%) Hyperledger
15 11 (0.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
2 13 (0.84%) MS Visio
3 11 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.13%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.065%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.065%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 22 (1.42%) Temenos T24
2 16 (1.03%) Markit EDM
3 10 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
4 8 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.52%) SAP SCM
5 7 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
6 6 (0.39%) SAP GRC
7 5 (0.32%) Eagle PACE
7 5 (0.32%) Endur
8 4 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.19%) R3 Corda
10 2 (0.13%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.065%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 1 (0.065%) OpenLink RightAngle
11 1 (0.065%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 236 (15.23%) Amazon AWS
2 171 (11.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 98 (6.32%) SaaS
4 84 (5.42%) Office 365
5 68 (4.39%) PaaS
6 55 (3.55%) IaaS
7 24 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (1.42%) Serverless
9 16 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
10 15 (0.97%) GitHub
10 15 (0.97%) iPaaS
11 12 (0.77%) Force.com
12 8 (0.52%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 7 (0.45%) Azure Machine Learning
13 7 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
14 6 (0.39%) TestFlight
15 5 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (0.32%) Mimecast
16 4 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
17 3 (0.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 81 (5.23%) WAN
2 70 (4.52%) LAN
3 68 (4.39%) Firewall
4 58 (3.74%) SAN
5 46 (2.97%) VoIP
6 41 (2.65%) HTTP
7 33 (2.13%) NAS
8 27 (1.74%) VPN
9 26 (1.68%) Unified Communications
9 26 (1.68%) Wireless
10 24 (1.55%) Internet
11 23 (1.48%) DNS
11 23 (1.48%) Network Security
12 20 (1.29%) NFC
13 18 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
14 17 (1.10%) Fibre Channel
14 17 (1.10%) iSCSI
15 14 (0.90%) MPLS
16 12 (0.77%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 121 (7.81%) NoSQL
3 97 (6.26%) MongoDB
4 81 (5.23%) MySQL
5 74 (4.77%) Big Data
6 57 (3.68%) Relational Database
7 48 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
8 35 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (1.87%) SAP Data Services
9 29 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 28 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 27 (1.74%) Oracle Database
12 24 (1.55%) Hadoop
13 23 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
14 21 (1.35%) RDBMS
14 21 (1.35%) SAP HANA
14 21 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 20 (1.29%) Blockchain
16 19 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
17 17 (1.10%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 105 (6.77%) Jenkins
2 78 (5.03%) Git (software)
3 52 (3.35%) Subversion
4 43 (2.77%) JIRA
5 31 (2.00%) Cucumber
5 31 (2.00%) Selenium
6 25 (1.61%) Artifactory
7 22 (1.42%) Mercurial
8 21 (1.35%) Gradle
9 17 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
11 12 (0.77%) Appium
11 12 (0.77%) Calabash
11 12 (0.77%) SpecFlow
12 11 (0.71%) webpack
13 10 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (0.65%) Bitbucket
13 10 (0.65%) WebDriver
14 9 (0.58%) Hudson
15 8 (0.52%) Xcode
General
1 498 (32.13%) Finance
2 276 (17.81%) Banking
3 208 (13.42%) Investment Banking
4 194 (12.52%) Retail Banking
5 87 (5.61%) Retail
6 70 (4.52%) Telecoms
7 66 (4.26%) Marketing
8 51 (3.29%) Electronics
9 49 (3.16%) Manufacturing
10 30 (1.94%) Legal
11 28 (1.81%) Financial Institution
12 21 (1.35%) Publishing
13 17 (1.10%) Back Office
14 13 (0.84%) Games
15 10 (0.65%) Front Office
16 9 (0.58%) Law
16 9 (0.58%) Local Government
17 8 (0.52%) Advertising
18 6 (0.39%) Automotive
19 5 (0.32%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 524 (33.81%) Architect
2 215 (13.87%) Developer
3 172 (11.10%) Technical Architect
4 137 (8.84%) Solutions Architect
5 128 (8.26%) Consultant
6 115 (7.42%) Analyst
7 91 (5.87%) Technical Leader
8 76 (4.90%) Business Analyst
9 67 (4.32%) Project Leader
10 64 (4.13%) Murex Specialist
11 56 (3.61%) Technical Consultant
12 53 (3.42%) SAP Architect
13 48 (3.10%) Development Project Leader
13 48 (3.10%) Java Developer
14 45 (2.90%) Infrastructure Architect
15 43 (2.77%) Senior Developer
16 42 (2.71%) Senior Architect
17 41 (2.65%) Cloud Architect
18 40 (2.58%) Data Architect
18 40 (2.58%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (14.84%) .NET
2 123 (7.94%) HTML
3 120 (7.74%) Web Services
4 109 (7.03%) Node.js
5 105 (6.77%) AngularJS
5 105 (6.77%) XML
6 103 (6.65%) CSS
7 102 (6.58%) REST
8 68 (4.39%) Middleware
9 56 (3.61%) Spring
10 53 (3.42%) jQuery
11 50 (3.23%) JSON
12 48 (3.10%) J2EE
13 46 (2.97%) SOAP
14 45 (2.90%) Ajax
14 45 (2.90%) ASP.NET
15 43 (2.77%) HTML5
16 33 (2.13%) Kafka
17 32 (2.06%) Hibernate
17 32 (2.06%) React
Miscellaneous
1 136 (8.77%) Fixed Income
2 130 (8.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 126 (8.13%) Computer Science
4 125 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
5 122 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
6 115 (7.42%) User Experience
7 104 (6.71%) Data Centre
8 97 (6.26%) Management Information System
9 48 (3.10%) Public Cloud
10 39 (2.52%) FMCG
11 32 (2.06%) Client/Server
12 30 (1.94%) Virtual Team
13 29 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
14 26 (1.68%) Fintech
14 26 (1.68%) Mobile Payment
15 22 (1.42%) Clustering
15 22 (1.42%) Replication
16 20 (1.29%) EMV
16 20 (1.29%) NHS
16 20 (1.29%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 199 (12.84%) Linux
2 185 (11.94%) Windows
3 76 (4.90%) Unix
3 76 (4.90%) Windows Server
4 49 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (1.61%) Android
8 21 (1.35%) Apple iOS
8 21 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (0.84%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.77%) AIX
11 8 (0.52%) Solaris
12 5 (0.32%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.26%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.13%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.065%) Debian
15 1 (0.065%) HPUX
15 1 (0.065%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 606 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (17.29%) Project Management
3 254 (16.39%) Scrum
4 215 (13.87%) ITIL
4 215 (13.87%) TDD
5 213 (13.74%) Asset Management
6 201 (12.97%) Wealth Management
7 168 (10.84%) IT Strategy
8 166 (10.71%) Service Delivery
9 163 (10.52%) DevOps
10 148 (9.55%) Analytics
10 148 (9.55%) Migration
11 143 (9.23%) SDLC
12 142 (9.16%) Strategic Thinking
12 142 (9.16%) TOGAF
13 140 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
14 137 (8.84%) Test Automation
15 132 (8.52%) Re-Platforming
16 124 (8.00%) Presales
17 120 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 308 (19.87%) Java
2 226 (14.58%) SQL
3 207 (13.35%) JavaScript
4 180 (11.61%) C#
5 126 (8.13%) Python
6 56 (3.61%) C++
7 50 (3.23%) Ruby
8 49 (3.16%) Perl
9 44 (2.84%) Shell Script
10 33 (2.13%) PHP
11 31 (2.00%) T-SQL
12 29 (1.87%) Go
12 29 (1.87%) PowerShell
13 28 (1.81%) C
14 26 (1.68%) Scala
15 19 (1.23%) PL/SQL
16 13 (0.84%) ES6
17 12 (0.77%) Apex Code
18 9 (0.58%) GraphQL
18 9 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 238 (15.35%) Degree
2 64 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 47 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 46 (2.97%) SC Cleared
5 45 (2.90%) CISSP
6 36 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (2.00%) Master's Degree
9 24 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 20 (1.29%) CCNA
11 19 (1.23%) APMP
11 19 (1.23%) ISEB
12 18 (1.16%) CompTIA Security+
12 18 (1.16%) Security+ Certification
13 17 (1.10%) PMP
14 15 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (0.90%) CCIE
15 14 (0.90%) CISM
15 14 (0.90%) PMI Certification
16 13 (0.84%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (6.58%) QA
2 41 (2.65%) Data Quality
3 40 (2.58%) SLA
4 38 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 30 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.90%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.52%) COBIT
7 8 (0.52%) PMO
8 7 (0.45%) GCP
8 7 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (0.45%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 7 (0.45%) MiFID
8 7 (0.45%) SEPA
9 6 (0.39%) GDPR
9 6 (0.39%) GPG13
10 4 (0.26%) RMADS
11 3 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 88 (5.68%) Docker
2 83 (5.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (4.19%) Active Directory
4 27 (1.74%) Hyper-V
5 18 (1.16%) Terminal Services
6 15 (0.97%) HDFS
6 15 (0.97%) XenApp
7 13 (0.84%) Apache Flume
8 10 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.39%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.32%) vSphere
12 4 (0.26%) GPFS
12 4 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.19%) LXC
14 2 (0.13%) NFS
14 2 (0.13%) SRDF
15 1 (0.065%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 77 (4.97%) Ansible
1 77 (4.97%) Opscode Chef
2 73 (4.71%) Puppet
3 51 (3.29%) Kubernetes
4 34 (2.19%) SCCM
5 30 (1.94%) Terraform
6 21 (1.35%) SCOM
7 13 (0.84%) Oozie
8 10 (0.65%) Grafana
9 8 (0.52%) Rundeck
10 7 (0.45%) Control-M
11 6 (0.39%) HockeyApp
12 5 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
12 5 (0.32%) SCOrch
12 5 (0.32%) SCSM
12 5 (0.32%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.26%) FortiGate
14 3 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
14 3 (0.19%) SCVMM
14 3 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 195 (12.58%) Microsoft
2 131 (8.45%) Murex
3 127 (8.19%) VMware
4 122 (7.87%) Oracle
5 107 (6.90%) SAP
6 77 (4.97%) Cisco
7 68 (4.39%) Citrix
8 55 (3.55%) HP
9 41 (2.65%) IBM
10 38 (2.45%) Cognizant
11 35 (2.26%) ServiceNow
12 33 (2.13%) Google
13 31 (2.00%) CheckPoint
13 31 (2.00%) Red Hat
14 30 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
15 26 (1.68%) AppDynamics
16 24 (1.55%) NetApp
17 22 (1.42%) Temenos
18 21 (1.35%) BMC
19 20 (1.29%) Hyperion