Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 339 359 396
Rank change year-on-year +20 +37 -25
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 1670 1670 1769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.95% 0.86% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.96% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1151 1292 1398
UK median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £60,845
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% +10.94% +1.41%
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £90,000
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 158605 173383 193739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.88% 89.14% 88.30%
Number of salaries quoted 124950 144611 159317
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +14 1566 £65,000 -3.70% 75
London +39 855 £70,000 -6.67% 30
UK excluding London +15 753 £55,000 - 50
South East +20 197 £55,000 - 14
North of England +13 172 £57,500 +9.52% 12
Midlands +10 170 £57,500 -4.17% 8
West Midlands +2 102 £45,000 -25.00% 6
Yorkshire +41 96 £57,500 -10.16% 4
South West -10 89 £55,000 -12.00% 3
North West -3 75 £57,500 +21.05% 6
East of England -24 75 £47,500 -20.83% 8
East Midlands +27 68 £57,500 -4.17% 2
Scotland +15 53 £57,500 -8.00% 5
Wales +9 13 £40,000 -
Northern Ireland -23 2 £48,750 -18.75%
North East +12 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 629 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
2 512 (30.66%) Finance
3 348 (20.84%) Java
4 318 (19.04%) Retail
5 298 (17.84%) Banking
6 285 (17.07%) Scrum
7 263 (15.75%) TDD
8 261 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
9 259 (15.51%) .NET
10 252 (15.09%) JavaScript
11 242 (14.49%) ITIL
12 240 (14.37%) Project Management
13 238 (14.25%) SQL
14 236 (14.13%) Degree
15 224 (13.41%) Investment Banking
16 223 (13.35%) Asset Management
17 218 (13.05%) Wealth Management
18 214 (12.81%) Linux
19 209 (12.51%) SQL Server
20 208 (12.46%) Retail Banking
21 203 (12.16%) DevOps
22 192 (11.50%) Windows
23 190 (11.38%) C#
24 187 (11.20%) Microsoft
25 182 (10.90%) Service Delivery
26 180 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
27 179 (10.72%) IT Strategy
28 176 (10.54%) Oracle
29 175 (10.48%) NoSQL
30 173 (10.36%) Kanban

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 66 (3.95%) Apache
2 57 (3.41%) SharePoint
3 53 (3.17%) Apache Spark
4 37 (2.22%) IIS
5 33 (1.98%) OpenStack
6 30 (1.80%) MS Exchange
6 30 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 25 (1.50%) Confluence
7 25 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
8 24 (1.44%) Apache Pig
8 24 (1.44%) WebSphere
9 23 (1.38%) CMS
10 22 (1.32%) Tomcat
11 21 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 21 (1.26%) JBoss
12 20 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
13 19 (1.14%) Ethereum
13 19 (1.14%) Hyperledger
14 17 (1.02%) Apache Solr
15 15 (0.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
2 16 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.060%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.060%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.060%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 22 (1.32%) Temenos T24
2 15 (0.90%) SAP Hybris
3 11 (0.66%) Markit EDM
4 10 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
5 9 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.48%) SAP SCM
7 6 (0.36%) SAP GRC
8 5 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.24%) Eloqua
9 4 (0.24%) Endur
9 4 (0.24%) SAP CO
9 4 (0.24%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.12%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.12%) R3 Corda
12 1 (0.060%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 261 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 180 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (6.23%) SaaS
4 81 (4.85%) Office 365
5 60 (3.59%) PaaS
6 53 (3.17%) IaaS
7 45 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
8 30 (1.80%) GitHub
9 21 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
10 15 (0.90%) iPaaS
11 8 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.42%) Force.com
13 5 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.30%) Mimecast
14 4 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
14 4 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
15 3 (0.18%) Bluemix
15 3 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
15 3 (0.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 2 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 85 (5.09%) WAN
2 70 (4.19%) Firewall
3 69 (4.13%) LAN
4 62 (3.71%) SAN
5 48 (2.87%) VoIP
6 45 (2.69%) HTTP
7 42 (2.51%) Internet
8 33 (1.98%) NAS
8 33 (1.98%) Wireless
9 29 (1.74%) DNS
10 24 (1.44%) VPN
11 22 (1.32%) Network Security
12 20 (1.20%) NFC
12 20 (1.20%) Unified Communications
13 19 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
14 18 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
15 16 (0.96%) Fibre Channel
15 16 (0.96%) iSCSI
16 15 (0.90%) MPLS
17 13 (0.78%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (12.51%) SQL Server
2 175 (10.48%) NoSQL
3 157 (9.40%) MongoDB
4 120 (7.19%) MySQL
5 119 (7.13%) Big Data
6 76 (4.55%) Relational Database
7 54 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
8 50 (2.99%) Hadoop
9 48 (2.87%) Apache Cassandra
10 46 (2.75%) Blockchain
10 46 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
11 31 (1.86%) Apache Hive
12 29 (1.74%) RDBMS
13 26 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
14 24 (1.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 24 (1.44%) SAP Data Services
15 23 (1.38%) Oracle Database
15 23 (1.38%) Redis
16 20 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 19 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 107 (6.41%) Jenkins
2 59 (3.53%) Git (software)
3 45 (2.69%) JIRA
4 40 (2.40%) Subversion
5 35 (2.10%) Babel
5 35 (2.10%) webpack
6 30 (1.80%) Hudson
7 20 (1.20%) Cucumber
7 20 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (1.14%) Gradle
8 19 (1.14%) Selenium
9 18 (1.08%) Artifactory
10 14 (0.84%) Mercurial
11 13 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
11 13 (0.78%) Visual Studio
12 10 (0.60%) WebDriver
13 9 (0.54%) Calabash
14 8 (0.48%) Bitbucket
15 7 (0.42%) Eclipse
15 7 (0.42%) TeamCity
General
1 512 (30.66%) Finance
2 318 (19.04%) Retail
3 298 (17.84%) Banking
4 224 (13.41%) Investment Banking
5 208 (12.46%) Retail Banking
6 78 (4.67%) Marketing
7 73 (4.37%) Telecoms
8 49 (2.93%) Electronics
9 47 (2.81%) Manufacturing
10 30 (1.80%) Legal
11 25 (1.50%) Financial Institution
12 24 (1.44%) Publishing
13 23 (1.38%) Back Office
14 18 (1.08%) Local Government
15 12 (0.72%) Advertising
16 9 (0.54%) Front Office
17 8 (0.48%) Games
18 6 (0.36%) Automotive
19 4 (0.24%) Military
20 2 (0.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 568 (34.01%) Architect
2 230 (13.77%) Developer
3 208 (12.46%) Technical Architect
4 150 (8.98%) Solutions Architect
5 112 (6.71%) Analyst
5 112 (6.71%) Consultant
6 89 (5.33%) Technical Leader
7 77 (4.61%) Project Leader
8 71 (4.25%) Business Analyst
9 69 (4.13%) Murex Specialist
10 62 (3.71%) Software Engineer
11 54 (3.23%) Development Project Leader
11 54 (3.23%) Senior Developer
12 52 (3.11%) SAP Architect
13 49 (2.93%) Software Developer
14 47 (2.81%) Technical Consultant
15 45 (2.69%) Node.js Developer
16 44 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
16 44 (2.63%) Senior Architect
17 43 (2.57%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (15.51%) .NET
2 170 (10.18%) Node.js
3 157 (9.40%) HTML
4 143 (8.56%) AngularJS
5 131 (7.84%) CSS
6 124 (7.43%) XML
7 123 (7.37%) Web Services
8 112 (6.71%) REST
9 76 (4.55%) React
10 72 (4.31%) Spring
11 67 (4.01%) Middleware
12 61 (3.65%) HTML5
13 58 (3.47%) JSON
14 55 (3.29%) jQuery
15 54 (3.23%) J2EE
16 53 (3.17%) Hibernate
17 49 (2.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 47 (2.81%) Kafka
19 45 (2.69%) ASP.NET
20 39 (2.34%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 151 (9.04%) Fixed Income
2 147 (8.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 139 (8.32%) Enterprise Software
4 123 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
5 119 (7.13%) Computer Science
5 119 (7.13%) Management Information System
6 110 (6.59%) Data Centre
7 96 (5.75%) User Experience
8 46 (2.75%) Public Cloud
9 41 (2.46%) Client/Server
10 37 (2.22%) FMCG
11 30 (1.80%) Fintech
12 27 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
13 26 (1.56%) Virtual Team
14 25 (1.50%) Replication
15 22 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
15 22 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
16 21 (1.26%) Clustering
16 21 (1.26%) Digital TV
17 20 (1.20%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 214 (12.81%) Linux
2 192 (11.50%) Windows
3 79 (4.73%) Windows Server
4 67 (4.01%) Unix
5 56 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (1.38%) Android
9 19 (1.14%) Apple iOS
10 15 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.66%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.48%) AIX
13 5 (0.30%) Solaris
14 4 (0.24%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.18%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.12%) Windows 10
17 1 (0.060%) Debian
17 1 (0.060%) HPUX
17 1 (0.060%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 629 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (17.07%) Scrum
3 263 (15.75%) TDD
4 242 (14.49%) ITIL
5 240 (14.37%) Project Management
6 223 (13.35%) Asset Management
7 218 (13.05%) Wealth Management
8 203 (12.16%) DevOps
9 182 (10.90%) Service Delivery
10 179 (10.72%) IT Strategy
11 173 (10.36%) Kanban
12 155 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
13 152 (9.10%) Test Automation
14 148 (8.86%) SDLC
14 148 (8.86%) TOGAF
15 146 (8.74%) Re-Platforming
16 142 (8.50%) Analytics
17 130 (7.78%) Enterprise Architecture
18 127 (7.60%) Presales
19 124 (7.43%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 348 (20.84%) Java
2 252 (15.09%) JavaScript
3 238 (14.25%) SQL
4 190 (11.38%) C#
5 120 (7.19%) Python
6 61 (3.65%) C++
7 55 (3.29%) Go
8 43 (2.57%) PHP
9 42 (2.51%) Scala
10 39 (2.34%) Perl
11 38 (2.28%) Ruby
12 37 (2.22%) C
13 36 (2.16%) Shell Script
14 34 (2.04%) ES6
15 32 (1.92%) PowerShell
16 30 (1.80%) T-SQL
17 27 (1.62%) GraphQL
18 15 (0.90%) PL/SQL
19 8 (0.48%) VB
19 8 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 236 (14.13%) Degree
2 75 (4.49%) Security Cleared
3 59 (3.53%) SC Cleared
4 54 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 43 (2.57%) CISSP
6 38 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (1.80%) ISEB
7 30 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 28 (1.68%) Master's Degree
9 24 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 21 (1.26%) CCNA
11 18 (1.08%) PMI Certification
11 18 (1.08%) PMP
12 17 (1.02%) CompTIA Security+
12 17 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (1.02%) Security+ Certification
13 15 (0.90%) CISM
14 13 (0.78%) CCIE
15 12 (0.72%) APMP
16 11 (0.66%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (5.87%) QA
2 39 (2.34%) Data Quality
3 32 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 31 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (1.68%) SLA
6 12 (0.72%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.60%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.48%) GCP
8 8 (0.48%) PMO
9 7 (0.42%) COBIT
9 7 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 7 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 7 (0.42%) MiFID
10 6 (0.36%) GDPR
10 6 (0.36%) GPG13
11 4 (0.24%) RMADS
12 3 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.12%) EMIR
13 2 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 127 (7.60%) Docker
2 84 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (4.25%) Active Directory
4 40 (2.40%) Hyper-V
5 23 (1.38%) Apache Flume
6 20 (1.20%) HDFS
7 18 (1.08%) XenApp
8 17 (1.02%) Terminal Services
9 11 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.42%) vSphere
11 6 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.36%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.12%) GPFS
14 2 (0.12%) SRDF
15 1 (0.060%) Cronacle
15 1 (0.060%) Firmware
15 1 (0.060%) NFS
Systems Management
1 87 (5.21%) Ansible
2 85 (5.09%) Kubernetes
3 82 (4.91%) Puppet
4 70 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (1.92%) Terraform
6 29 (1.74%) SCCM
7 21 (1.26%) SCOM
8 18 (1.08%) Oozie
9 12 (0.72%) Grafana
10 10 (0.60%) Control-M
11 8 (0.48%) Rundeck
11 8 (0.48%) SCVMM
12 7 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
13 6 (0.36%) FortiGate
13 6 (0.36%) SCOrch
14 5 (0.30%) Kibana
14 5 (0.30%) logstash
14 5 (0.30%) Salt
14 5 (0.30%) SCSM
15 3 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 187 (11.20%) Microsoft
2 176 (10.54%) Oracle
3 146 (8.74%) Murex
4 130 (7.78%) VMware
5 104 (6.23%) SAP
6 91 (5.45%) Cisco
7 71 (4.25%) Citrix
8 64 (3.83%) HP
9 51 (3.05%) IBM
10 46 (2.75%) Cognizant
11 37 (2.22%) CheckPoint
12 32 (1.92%) AppDynamics
12 32 (1.92%) Google
13 30 (1.80%) NetApp
13 30 (1.80%) ServiceNow
14 28 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
15 27 (1.62%) Red Hat
16 26 (1.56%) hybris
16 26 (1.56%) Juniper
17 25 (1.50%) CA