Period
to 22 October 2020

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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 366 337 365
Rank change year-on-year -29 +28 +2
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 368 1,281 1,455
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.75% 0.94% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.02% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 364 1,000 1,053
Median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +10.20%
10th Percentile £42,500 £48,750 £41,950
90th Percentile £103,750 £107,625 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%

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 45,275 126,161 151,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.45% 92.22% 91.92%
Number of salaries quoted 37,306 99,350 120,587
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,948 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,118 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.15% - +5.88%

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in the UK

Technical Architecture
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Technical Architecture.

Salary trend for Technical Architecture in the UK

Technical Architecture
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Technical Architecture over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

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 22 October 2020. 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 -36 337 £75,000 +7.14% 99
UK excluding London -5 199 £65,000 - 74
London -4 153 £80,000 -8.57% 27
South East +51 73 £70,000 +12.00% 28
South West +33 50 £56,536 -13.02% 7
Work from Home +35 44 £80,000 +3.23% 17
North of England +67 31 £65,000 - 16
Midlands +59 22 £67,500 -2.17% 9
Yorkshire +93 19 £70,000 - 3
Scotland +82 18 £57,500 +5.67% 2
West Midlands +41 18 £67,500 -3.57% 1
North West +56 7 £65,000 - 9
East of England +105 6 £64,000 -23.81% 12
North East +13 5 £47,500 -17.75% 4
East Midlands +86 4 £33,750 -49.63% 8
Wales +36 1 £47,500 -13.64%

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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.

1 190 (51.63%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (27.99%) AWS
3 102 (27.72%) Finance
4 95 (25.82%) Java
4 95 (25.82%) Azure
5 94 (25.54%) JavaScript
6 70 (19.02%) Enterprise Architecture
7 66 (17.93%) TOGAF
7 66 (17.93%) .NET
8 62 (16.85%) Web Services
9 59 (16.03%) Microservices
10 56 (15.22%) DevOps
10 56 (15.22%) ITIL
11 54 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 53 (14.40%) Degree
13 52 (14.13%) CSS
14 51 (13.86%) SQL
15 49 (13.32%) Microsoft
15 49 (13.32%) Technology Roadmap
16 48 (13.04%) XML
17 47 (12.77%) Linux
18 46 (12.50%) HTML
18 46 (12.50%) Information Security
19 44 (11.96%) SaaS
19 44 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
19 44 (11.96%) SDLC
19 44 (11.96%) Presales
20 42 (11.41%) Problem-Solving
21 40 (10.87%) Scrum
21 40 (10.87%) C#

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 20 (5.43%) Apache
2 13 (3.53%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.99%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.63%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.63%) Confluence
5 5 (1.36%) IIS
6 3 (0.82%) JBoss
6 3 (0.82%) SAS
6 3 (0.82%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.82%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.27%) nginx
7 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (4.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (2.45%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.82%) Actimize
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.27%) Magento
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 103 (27.99%) AWS
2 95 (25.82%) Azure
3 44 (11.96%) SaaS
4 27 (7.34%) PaaS
5 19 (5.16%) Office 365
6 17 (4.62%) IaaS
7 16 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
8 15 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (3.26%) GCP
10 6 (1.63%) Power Platform
11 5 (1.36%) GitHub
11 5 (1.36%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 4 (1.09%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 3 (0.82%) Serverless
14 2 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.54%) Amazon Kinesis
14 2 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.54%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.35%) SSL
1 16 (4.35%) VPN
2 12 (3.26%) Internet
3 5 (1.36%) Parlay
4 3 (0.82%) SAN
4 3 (0.82%) WAN
5 2 (0.54%) DNS
5 2 (0.54%) Firewall
5 2 (0.54%) IPsec
5 2 (0.54%) LAN
5 2 (0.54%) Skype
5 2 (0.54%) SNMP
5 2 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.54%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.54%) Wireless
6 1 (0.27%) 4G
6 1 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.27%) MQTT
6 1 (0.27%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.88%) Big Data
2 28 (7.61%) SQL Server
3 25 (6.79%) MySQL
4 18 (4.89%) Relational Database
5 15 (4.08%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.99%) RDBMS
7 9 (2.45%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.17%) Data Lake
9 7 (1.90%) Blockchain
9 7 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (1.63%) OLTP
11 4 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.09%) CouchDB
11 4 (1.09%) OLAP
11 4 (1.09%) Oracle OLAP
11 4 (1.09%) Power BI
11 4 (1.09%) Snowflake Schema
12 3 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.82%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 8 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.63%) JIRA
2 6 (1.63%) JUnit
3 5 (1.36%) Maven
4 4 (1.09%) ERwin
4 4 (1.09%) PowerDesigner
5 3 (0.82%) Ant
5 3 (0.82%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.82%) Gradle
5 3 (0.82%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.54%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.54%) Subversion
7 1 (0.27%) Selenium
7 1 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.27%) Spinnaker
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.27%) TestNG
7 1 (0.27%) Toad
General
1 102 (27.72%) Finance
2 35 (9.51%) Public Sector
3 32 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 27 (7.34%) Banking
5 25 (6.79%) Marketing
6 17 (4.62%) Manufacturing
7 15 (4.08%) Electronics
8 13 (3.53%) Local Government
9 11 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (2.72%) Retail
11 9 (2.45%) Investment Banking
12 8 (2.17%) Back Office
12 8 (2.17%) French Language
12 8 (2.17%) Front Office
13 3 (0.82%) Games
13 3 (0.82%) Legal
14 2 (0.54%) Billing
14 2 (0.54%) Military
15 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 207 (56.25%) Architect
2 69 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
3 56 (15.22%) Developer
4 45 (12.23%) Technical Architect
5 29 (7.88%) Consultant
6 28 (7.61%) AWS Architect
6 28 (7.61%) Enterprise Architect
7 27 (7.34%) Lead Architect
8 25 (6.79%) Full Stack Developer
9 24 (6.52%) Cloud Architect
9 24 (6.52%) Technical Consultant
10 23 (6.25%) Technical Leader
11 22 (5.98%) AWS Solutions Architect
11 22 (5.98%) Software Developer
12 19 (5.16%) Senior Architect
13 16 (4.35%) Pega Architect
13 16 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
13 16 (4.35%) Systems Architect
14 14 (3.80%) Senior Technical Consultant
15 13 (3.53%) ITSM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (17.93%) .NET
2 62 (16.85%) Web Services
3 52 (14.13%) CSS
4 48 (13.04%) XML
5 46 (12.50%) HTML
6 34 (9.24%) Node.js
7 27 (7.34%) jQuery
8 25 (6.79%) SOAP
9 24 (6.52%) J2EE
9 24 (6.52%) React
10 22 (5.98%) Spring
11 19 (5.16%) AngularJS
11 19 (5.16%) LAMP
12 18 (4.89%) .NET Core
13 17 (4.62%) .NET Framework
13 17 (4.62%) Ajax
13 17 (4.62%) EJB
13 17 (4.62%) JSP
14 16 (4.35%) LDAP
15 15 (4.08%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.88%) User Experience
3 27 (7.34%) N-Tier
4 20 (5.43%) Management Information System
5 18 (4.89%) Mobile App
6 17 (4.62%) Client/Server
6 17 (4.62%) CMDB
7 14 (3.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (2.99%) Public Cloud
10 9 (2.45%) Internet of Things
10 9 (2.45%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.63%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
13 4 (1.09%) Reference Data
14 3 (0.82%) Data Centre
14 3 (0.82%) Driving Licence
14 3 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (12.77%) Linux
2 36 (9.78%) Windows
3 8 (2.17%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.36%) Unix
5 1 (0.27%) AIX
5 1 (0.27%) Solaris
5 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (51.63%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (19.02%) Enterprise Architecture
3 66 (17.93%) TOGAF
4 59 (16.03%) Microservices
5 56 (15.22%) DevOps
5 56 (15.22%) ITIL
6 54 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 49 (13.32%) Technology Roadmap
8 46 (12.50%) Information Security
9 44 (11.96%) Presales
9 44 (11.96%) SDLC
10 42 (11.41%) Problem-Solving
11 40 (10.87%) Scrum
12 39 (10.60%) Software Engineering
13 37 (10.05%) Business Intelligence
13 37 (10.05%) Thought Leadership
14 35 (9.51%) Service Management
15 32 (8.70%) Migration
16 31 (8.42%) MVC
17 30 (8.15%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 95 (25.82%) Java
2 94 (25.54%) JavaScript
3 51 (13.86%) SQL
4 40 (10.87%) C#
5 34 (9.24%) Python
6 32 (8.70%) PHP
7 20 (5.43%) C
7 20 (5.43%) PowerShell
8 17 (4.62%) Go
9 13 (3.53%) Scala
10 12 (3.26%) Ruby
11 11 (2.99%) Bash Shell
11 11 (2.99%) Java 8
11 11 (2.99%) TypeScript
12 10 (2.72%) Kotlin
13 6 (1.63%) Apex Code
14 5 (1.36%) C++
14 5 (1.36%) XPath
15 4 (1.09%) R
15 4 (1.09%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 53 (14.40%) Degree
2 39 (10.60%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.63%) Master's Degree
5 6 (1.63%) TOGAF Certification
6 5 (1.36%) AWS Certification
6 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.09%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.82%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.82%) PMP
9 2 (0.54%) ISEB
9 2 (0.54%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.27%) CEH
10 1 (0.27%) CISM
10 1 (0.27%) CISSP
10 1 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.08%) GDPR
2 14 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.45%) Data Quality
3 9 (2.45%) QA
4 6 (1.63%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (1.36%) MiFID
6 4 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.82%) SLA
8 2 (0.54%) GxP
8 2 (0.54%) IFRS
8 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.54%) NIST
9 1 (0.27%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.27%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.27%) SEPA
System Software
1 11 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.45%) Docker
3 8 (2.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.27%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (5.16%) Terraform
2 16 (4.35%) HP UCMDB
3 13 (3.53%) Ansible
4 6 (1.63%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.54%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (0.54%) Nagios
6 2 (0.54%) SCCM
6 2 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.54%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.27%) Grafana
7 1 (0.27%) Istio
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.27%) MIIS
7 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.27%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (13.32%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.89%) SAP
3 17 (4.62%) BMC
3 17 (4.62%) Oracle
3 17 (4.62%) Remedy
4 16 (4.35%) HP
4 16 (4.35%) Pega
4 16 (4.35%) ServiceNow
5 14 (3.80%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (3.80%) VMware
6 10 (2.72%) Solace
7 9 (2.45%) Sparx
8 8 (2.17%) Informatica
8 8 (2.17%) Nintex
9 5 (1.36%) MuleSoft
10 4 (1.09%) Google
10 4 (1.09%) IBM
10 4 (1.09%) Meraki
10 4 (1.09%) Zscaler
11 3 (0.82%) Atlassian