Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 430 381 400
Rank change year-on-year -49 +19 -36
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 1,211 1,378 1,572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.70% 0.81% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.90% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 830 1,033 1,219
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £40,650
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +3.77%

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 156,179 153,171 180,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.87% 90.54% 89.99%
Number of salaries quoted 125,708 125,548 150,184
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -51 1,143 £65,000 -3.70% 162
UK excluding London -8 606 £60,000 +14.29% 104
London -81 535 £75,000 - 75
South East +69 226 £60,000 +14.29% 30
North of England -29 151 £55,000 +10.00% 31
Midlands +17 104 £51,270 -14.55% 4
Yorkshire +19 95 £55,000 - 11
West Midlands +28 77 £51,270 +13.93% 2
East of England -34 52 £60,000 +65.52% 8
South West -49 48 £56,000 -2.61% 14
North West -4 46 £60,000 +14.29% 14
East Midlands -3 26 £52,500 -27.59% 2
Scotland -45 20 £60,000 -7.69% 15
North East -34 10 £57,500 +155.56% 6
Wales 0 5 £67,500 +35.00% 2

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 477 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 341 (28.16%) Finance
3 281 (23.20%) Degree
4 266 (21.97%) Amazon AWS
5 255 (21.06%) Java
6 232 (19.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 217 (17.92%) Problem-Solving
8 198 (16.35%) Project Management
9 194 (16.02%) C#
9 194 (16.02%) Microservices
10 182 (15.03%) .NET
10 182 (15.03%) Microsoft
10 182 (15.03%) Scrum
11 176 (14.53%) SQL
12 175 (14.45%) Enterprise Architecture
13 174 (14.37%) TDD
14 163 (13.46%) Presales
15 157 (12.96%) TOGAF
16 155 (12.80%) VMware
17 154 (12.72%) SQL Server
18 150 (12.39%) Big Data
19 148 (12.22%) JavaScript
20 145 (11.97%) Banking
21 137 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
21 137 (11.31%) Mentoring
22 133 (10.98%) Analytics
23 132 (10.90%) SDLC
24 131 (10.82%) Web Services
24 131 (10.82%) ITIL
24 131 (10.82%) Windows

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 45 (3.72%) Apache
2 37 (3.06%) SharePoint
3 32 (2.64%) Confluence
4 30 (2.48%) SAS
5 28 (2.31%) OpenStack
6 27 (2.23%) IIS
7 26 (2.15%) JBoss
8 23 (1.90%) MS Exchange
9 21 (1.73%) Apache Solr
10 20 (1.65%) Apache Spark
10 20 (1.65%) Tomcat
11 12 (0.99%) CMS
12 10 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
12 10 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (0.58%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.50%) Ethereum
14 6 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (0.50%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
3 10 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.083%) InVision
6 1 (0.083%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.083%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 40 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.66%) Distributed Ledger
2 8 (0.66%) SAP SCM
3 7 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.33%) SAP R/3
5 3 (0.25%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.25%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.25%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.25%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.17%) Magento
6 2 (0.17%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.17%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 266 (21.97%) Amazon AWS
2 232 (19.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 88 (7.27%) PaaS
4 71 (5.86%) SaaS
5 58 (4.79%) IaaS
6 57 (4.71%) Office 365
7 28 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
8 27 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
10 14 (1.16%) Force.com
10 14 (1.16%) Serverless
11 12 (0.99%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 7 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
13 6 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
14 5 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (0.41%) TestFlight
15 4 (0.33%) OpenShift
15 4 (0.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 83 (6.85%) Wireless
2 45 (3.72%) SAN
3 41 (3.39%) Firewall
3 41 (3.39%) Unified Communications
4 33 (2.73%) LAN
5 30 (2.48%) WAN
5 30 (2.48%) Wireless Security
6 26 (2.15%) Network Security
7 24 (1.98%) NFC
8 18 (1.49%) NAS
9 17 (1.40%) DNS
9 17 (1.40%) Internet
10 16 (1.32%) Ethernet
10 16 (1.32%) VPN
11 14 (1.16%) Skype
12 13 (1.07%) HTTP
13 12 (0.99%) Software-Defined Networking
14 10 (0.83%) FTP
14 10 (0.83%) TCP/IP
15 9 (0.74%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (12.72%) SQL Server
2 150 (12.39%) Big Data
3 83 (6.85%) NoSQL
4 54 (4.46%) Relational Database
5 45 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (2.23%) Blockchain
6 27 (2.23%) MongoDB
7 22 (1.82%) MySQL
8 21 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (1.57%) Base SAS
10 19 (1.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 18 (1.49%) RDBMS
12 17 (1.40%) Hadoop
13 15 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (1.07%) SQL Server 2016
15 12 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (0.91%) QlikView
17 10 (0.83%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 62 (5.12%) Jenkins
2 43 (3.55%) Git (software)
3 37 (3.06%) JIRA
3 37 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (2.39%) Visual Studio
5 18 (1.49%) Cucumber
6 16 (1.32%) Gradle
7 15 (1.24%) Visual Studio Team System
8 12 (0.99%) JUnit
8 12 (0.99%) TeamCity
9 11 (0.91%) Appium
9 11 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (0.91%) SpecFlow
10 10 (0.83%) Maven
10 10 (0.83%) Subversion
11 8 (0.66%) Calabash
12 7 (0.58%) SonarQube
13 6 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.50%) Selenium
13 6 (0.50%) Xcode
General
1 341 (28.16%) Finance
2 145 (11.97%) Banking
3 113 (9.33%) Retail
4 92 (7.60%) Telecoms
5 57 (4.71%) Legal
6 56 (4.62%) Manufacturing
7 52 (4.29%) Marketing
8 49 (4.05%) Pharmaceutical
9 31 (2.56%) German Language
10 30 (2.48%) Electronics
10 30 (2.48%) Italian Language
10 30 (2.48%) Law
11 29 (2.39%) Games
12 25 (2.06%) Advertising
13 24 (1.98%) Investment Banking
14 20 (1.65%) Publishing
15 16 (1.32%) Retail Banking
16 14 (1.16%) Billing
16 14 (1.16%) Local Government
17 10 (0.83%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 555 (45.83%) Architect
2 219 (18.08%) Technical Architect
3 190 (15.69%) Solutions Architect
4 138 (11.40%) Developer
5 119 (9.83%) Consultant
6 85 (7.02%) Analyst
7 66 (5.45%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 55 (4.54%) Technical Leader
9 50 (4.13%) Business Analyst
10 40 (3.30%) Cloud Architect
11 39 (3.22%) Technical Consultant
12 38 (3.14%) Senior Consultant
13 37 (3.06%) Cisco Architect
13 37 (3.06%) Lead Architect
14 34 (2.81%) .NET Developer
15 33 (2.73%) Cisco Solutions Architect
16 31 (2.56%) Enterprise Architect
17 30 (2.48%) Senior Analyst
17 30 (2.48%) Senior Architect
18 28 (2.31%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (15.03%) .NET
2 131 (10.82%) Web Services
3 104 (8.59%) HTML
4 95 (7.84%) AngularJS
5 77 (6.36%) XML
6 68 (5.62%) React
7 65 (5.37%) CSS
8 63 (5.20%) Spring
9 56 (4.62%) WCF
10 51 (4.21%) Node.js
11 48 (3.96%) ASP.NET
11 48 (3.96%) Spring Boot
12 41 (3.39%) RESTful
13 39 (3.22%) jQuery
13 39 (3.22%) REST
14 38 (3.14%) Middleware
15 35 (2.89%) SOAP
16 32 (2.64%) JSP
17 31 (2.56%) Django
17 31 (2.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 137 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
2 129 (10.65%) Management Information System
3 101 (8.34%) Self-Motivation
4 99 (8.18%) Data Centre
5 98 (8.09%) Computer Science
6 58 (4.79%) Mobile App
7 56 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
8 50 (4.13%) Fintech
9 43 (3.55%) Greenfield Project
10 42 (3.47%) User Experience
11 28 (2.31%) Public Cloud
12 26 (2.15%) Mobile Payment
13 24 (1.98%) Contactless
13 24 (1.98%) Credit Risk
13 24 (1.98%) EMV
13 24 (1.98%) Market Risk
13 24 (1.98%) Smartcard
14 23 (1.90%) Client/Server
15 22 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
16 19 (1.57%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 131 (10.82%) Windows
2 113 (9.33%) Linux
3 59 (4.87%) Unix
4 42 (3.47%) Windows Server
5 25 (2.06%) Solaris
6 24 (1.98%) AIX
7 22 (1.82%) HPUX
8 21 (1.73%) Apple iOS
9 19 (1.57%) Android
10 14 (1.16%) Windows 7
10 14 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.83%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.17%) CentOS
15 2 (0.17%) Debian
15 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.083%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.083%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (17.92%) Problem-Solving
3 198 (16.35%) Project Management
4 194 (16.02%) Microservices
5 182 (15.03%) Scrum
6 175 (14.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 174 (14.37%) TDD
8 163 (13.46%) Presales
9 157 (12.96%) TOGAF
10 137 (11.31%) Mentoring
11 133 (10.98%) Analytics
12 132 (10.90%) SDLC
13 131 (10.82%) ITIL
14 126 (10.40%) DevOps
15 116 (9.58%) Stakeholder Management
16 112 (9.25%) SOA
17 111 (9.17%) Software Engineering
18 106 (8.75%) IT Strategy
19 105 (8.67%) Coaching
20 101 (8.34%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 255 (21.06%) Java
2 194 (16.02%) C#
3 176 (14.53%) SQL
4 148 (12.22%) JavaScript
5 108 (8.92%) Python
6 60 (4.95%) C++
7 47 (3.88%) Scala
8 40 (3.30%) T-SQL
9 38 (3.14%) PowerShell
10 36 (2.97%) Go
11 28 (2.31%) Shell Script
12 25 (2.06%) Ruby
13 19 (1.57%) C
13 19 (1.57%) Java 8
14 16 (1.32%) PHP
15 14 (1.16%) Delphi
15 14 (1.16%) Perl
16 13 (1.07%) Apex Code
17 12 (0.99%) ES6
18 10 (0.83%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 281 (23.20%) Degree
2 58 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
3 53 (4.38%) CCIE
3 53 (4.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 49 (4.05%) CCNA
5 41 (3.39%) Security Cleared
6 34 (2.81%) TOGAF Certification
7 30 (2.48%) CCIE Data Center
7 30 (2.48%) CCIE Service Provider
8 28 (2.31%) ISEB
9 23 (1.90%) CCNP
9 23 (1.90%) CISSP
10 22 (1.82%) PMI Certification
10 22 (1.82%) SC Cleared
11 20 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (1.57%) EMC Certification
13 16 (1.32%) PMP
13 16 (1.32%) VCAP
13 16 (1.32%) VCDX
14 15 (1.24%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (7.84%) QA
2 74 (6.11%) GDPR
3 43 (3.55%) Data Quality
4 39 (3.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 17 (1.40%) Cyber Essentials
7 15 (1.24%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.99%) GPG13
9 9 (0.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 9 (0.74%) PMO
10 7 (0.58%) SEPA
10 7 (0.58%) SLA
11 4 (0.33%) PA-DSS
11 4 (0.33%) RMADS
11 4 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.25%) COBIT
12 3 (0.25%) GCP
13 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 103 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (5.28%) Docker
3 47 (3.88%) Active Directory
4 43 (3.55%) Hyper-V
5 14 (1.16%) vSphere
6 8 (0.66%) NFS
6 8 (0.66%) XenApp
7 6 (0.50%) Samba
8 5 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.25%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.25%) Firmware
10 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.083%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.083%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.083%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.083%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 40 (3.30%) Ansible
1 40 (3.30%) Kubernetes
2 39 (3.22%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (2.73%) Puppet
4 14 (1.16%) SCCM
5 12 (0.99%) SCOM
6 8 (0.66%) Backup Exec
6 8 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
8 6 (0.50%) Terraform
9 5 (0.41%) HockeyApp
9 5 (0.41%) vRealize
10 4 (0.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
10 4 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.25%) Nessus
11 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (0.25%) SCSM
11 3 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 182 (15.03%) Microsoft
2 155 (12.80%) VMware
3 105 (8.67%) Cisco
4 86 (7.10%) Oracle
5 82 (6.77%) NetApp
6 78 (6.44%) EMC
7 65 (5.37%) Dell
8 62 (5.12%) Citrix
9 59 (4.87%) F5
10 55 (4.54%) Google
11 52 (4.29%) Splunk
12 40 (3.30%) SAP
13 30 (2.48%) IBM
13 30 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
14 24 (1.98%) Hyperion
15 21 (1.73%) Cognizant
15 21 (1.73%) ServiceNow
16 20 (1.65%) AppDynamics
16 20 (1.65%) HP
17 17 (1.40%) CheckPoint