Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 354 364 357
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7 +40
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 1,436 1,550 1,656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.89% 0.87% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.95% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,000 1,051 1,262
UK median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% -10.71% +12.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £39,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%

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 147,698 163,216 171,560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.11% 91.49% 90.94%
Number of salaries quoted 117,431 129,024 142,667
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,615
90th Percentile £84,250 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 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 19 November 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 +18 1,321 £70,000 +7.69% 163
UK excluding London +61 751 £60,000 +4.35% 103
London -13 650 £77,500 +10.71% 71
South East +28 200 £56,250 -6.25% 18
South West +61 149 £65,000 +8.33% 23
North of England +2 142 £60,000 +2.13% 21
Midlands -13 115 £65,000 +13.04% 20
West Midlands +37 101 £65,000 +23.81% 12
North West +12 85 £70,000 +16.67% 9
East of England +35 58 £66,500 +15.65% 11
Scotland -4 50 £42,000 -26.96% 10
Yorkshire -3 47 £60,000 +4.35% 8
Wales +32 38 £61,500 +53.75% 1
East Midlands -37 14 £47,500 -17.39% 8
North East +1 10 £32,500 -40.91% 4

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 609 (42.41%) Agile Software Development
2 376 (26.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 371 (25.84%) Finance
4 327 (22.77%) Amazon AWS
5 293 (20.40%) SQL
6 268 (18.66%) Java
7 259 (18.04%) SQL Server
8 251 (17.48%) TOGAF
9 249 (17.34%) Degree
10 241 (16.78%) C#
11 237 (16.50%) Enterprise Architecture
12 225 (15.67%) JavaScript
12 225 (15.67%) .NET
13 217 (15.11%) VMware
14 212 (14.76%) Problem-Solving
15 201 (14.00%) Microsoft
16 198 (13.79%) Project Management
17 191 (13.30%) Windows
18 184 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
19 170 (11.84%) CSS
20 164 (11.42%) HTML
21 163 (11.35%) ITIL
21 163 (11.35%) SOA
21 163 (11.35%) Scrum
22 161 (11.21%) Data Centre
23 159 (11.07%) VMware Infrastructure
24 148 (10.31%) OO
25 147 (10.24%) Web Services
26 146 (10.17%) Microservices
27 145 (10.10%) Mentoring

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 85 (5.92%) SharePoint
2 64 (4.46%) MS Exchange
3 51 (3.55%) Apache
4 31 (2.16%) IIS
5 30 (2.09%) CMS
6 29 (2.02%) SAS
7 22 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 21 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 19 (1.32%) Tomcat
10 12 (0.84%) Apache Spark
10 12 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (0.84%) WebSphere
11 11 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
12 10 (0.70%) Skype for Business
13 9 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (0.56%) Confluence
14 8 (0.56%) Drupal
14 8 (0.56%) JBoss
14 8 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (0.49%) EPiServer
Applications
1 66 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
3 28 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
4 27 (1.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 22 (1.53%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.14%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.14%) Simulink
7 1 (0.070%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 65 (4.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.60%) SAP S/4HANA
3 19 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.63%) Misys Midas
5 8 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
6 7 (0.49%) SAP GRC
7 5 (0.35%) SAP SCM
8 4 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
9 3 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.21%) SAP APO
9 3 (0.21%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.14%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.14%) SAP CO
10 2 (0.14%) SAP FI
10 2 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (0.14%) SAP PP
11 1 (0.070%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 1 (0.070%) Oracle ASCP
11 1 (0.070%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 376 (26.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 327 (22.77%) Amazon AWS
3 82 (5.71%) SaaS
4 76 (5.29%) IaaS
5 71 (4.94%) Office 365
6 66 (4.60%) PaaS
7 63 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
8 48 (3.34%) Google Cloud Platform
9 41 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
10 37 (2.58%) Amazon S3
11 29 (2.02%) Azure Active Directory
12 25 (1.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 22 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
14 20 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 19 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
15 19 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
16 14 (0.97%) IBM Cloud
17 7 (0.49%) OpenShift
18 6 (0.42%) Heroku
19 5 (0.35%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 107 (7.45%) Firewall
2 66 (4.60%) SAN
3 43 (2.99%) WAN
4 39 (2.72%) LAN
5 38 (2.65%) VPN
6 37 (2.58%) DNS
7 35 (2.44%) Unified Communications
8 33 (2.30%) Intrusion Detection
8 33 (2.30%) Network Security
9 31 (2.16%) Wireless
10 30 (2.09%) TCP/IP
11 28 (1.95%) VoIP
12 26 (1.81%) VSAN
13 25 (1.74%) Internet
13 25 (1.74%) NFC
14 22 (1.53%) Software-Defined Networking
15 18 (1.25%) HTTP
15 18 (1.25%) iSCSI
16 16 (1.11%) MPLS
16 16 (1.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (18.04%) SQL Server
2 91 (6.34%) Data Warehouse
3 69 (4.81%) Big Data
4 64 (4.46%) MySQL
5 51 (3.55%) NoSQL
6 46 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 40 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 36 (2.51%) Blockchain
9 35 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
10 34 (2.37%) Relational Database
11 33 (2.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 25 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
13 24 (1.67%) Hadoop
14 22 (1.53%) SAP HANA
14 22 (1.53%) SQL Server 2016
15 21 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
16 20 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
16 20 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
17 19 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 15 (1.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 90 (6.27%) Git (software)
2 75 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 56 (3.90%) Visual Studio Team System
4 46 (3.20%) JIRA
5 44 (3.06%) Jenkins
6 25 (1.74%) Subversion
7 22 (1.53%) TeamCity
8 21 (1.46%) Visual Studio
9 11 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (0.70%) Cucumber
10 10 (0.70%) Maven
11 9 (0.63%) ER Studio
11 9 (0.63%) HP UFT
11 9 (0.63%) Hudson
12 8 (0.56%) Selenium
13 7 (0.49%) Vagrant
14 5 (0.35%) Ant
14 5 (0.35%) Jasmine
15 4 (0.28%) JUnit
15 4 (0.28%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 371 (25.84%) Finance
2 143 (9.96%) Banking
3 97 (6.75%) Telecoms
4 82 (5.71%) Marketing
5 78 (5.43%) Retail
6 62 (4.32%) Electronics
7 54 (3.76%) Legal
8 42 (2.92%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.95%) Retail Banking
10 24 (1.67%) Publishing
11 22 (1.53%) Law
12 21 (1.46%) Financial Institution
12 21 (1.46%) Games
13 16 (1.11%) Investment Banking
14 11 (0.77%) Automotive
14 11 (0.77%) General Ledger
15 10 (0.70%) Front Office
16 8 (0.56%) German Language
16 8 (0.56%) Italian Language
17 7 (0.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 732 (50.97%) Architect
2 263 (18.31%) Solutions Architect
3 229 (15.95%) Technical Architect
4 211 (14.69%) Developer
5 124 (8.64%) Consultant
6 83 (5.78%) Cloud Architect
7 78 (5.43%) Lead Architect
8 69 (4.81%) Senior Developer
9 67 (4.67%) Technical Leader
10 60 (4.18%) Analyst
11 52 (3.62%) Security Architect
12 50 (3.48%) Enterprise Architect
13 45 (3.13%) Java Architect
14 43 (2.99%) Senior Architect
15 40 (2.79%) Senior Consultant
16 39 (2.72%) C# Developer
17 36 (2.51%) Java Developer
17 36 (2.51%) Lead Developer
18 35 (2.44%) Cloud Solutions Architect
19 34 (2.37%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (15.67%) .NET
2 170 (11.84%) CSS
3 164 (11.42%) HTML
4 147 (10.24%) Web Services
5 110 (7.66%) jQuery
6 90 (6.27%) React
7 83 (5.78%) ASP.NET Web API
8 70 (4.87%) AngularJS
9 66 (4.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 60 (4.18%) HTML5
11 59 (4.11%) Entity Framework
12 55 (3.83%) XML
13 54 (3.76%) .NET Core
14 53 (3.69%) ASP.NET
15 52 (3.62%) Spring
16 48 (3.34%) .NET Framework
17 45 (3.13%) CSS3
18 41 (2.86%) Middleware
19 38 (2.65%) Node.js
20 30 (2.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 184 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
2 161 (11.21%) Data Centre
3 135 (9.40%) Computer Science
4 118 (8.22%) Self-Motivation
5 117 (8.15%) Management Information System
6 80 (5.57%) N-Tier
7 78 (5.43%) Hybrid Cloud
8 67 (4.67%) Fintech
9 60 (4.18%) Public Cloud
10 38 (2.65%) Private Cloud
11 36 (2.51%) User Experience
12 35 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
12 35 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
12 35 (2.44%) Mobile Payment
13 25 (1.74%) Contactless
13 25 (1.74%) EMV
13 25 (1.74%) Smartcard
14 22 (1.53%) Blackberry
14 22 (1.53%) Hedge funds
15 20 (1.39%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 191 (13.30%) Windows
2 128 (8.91%) Linux
3 82 (5.71%) Windows Server
4 49 (3.41%) Unix
5 33 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (1.95%) AIX
6 28 (1.95%) Solaris
7 27 (1.88%) Windows 10
8 24 (1.67%) Windows 7
9 19 (1.32%) Apple iOS
10 18 (1.25%) Android
10 18 (1.25%) HPUX
11 13 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.35%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.28%) CentOS
15 3 (0.21%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.14%) Debian
16 2 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (42.41%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (17.48%) TOGAF
3 237 (16.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 212 (14.76%) Problem-Solving
5 198 (13.79%) Project Management
6 163 (11.35%) ITIL
6 163 (11.35%) Scrum
6 163 (11.35%) SOA
7 148 (10.31%) OO
8 146 (10.17%) Microservices
9 145 (10.10%) Mentoring
10 143 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
11 142 (9.89%) Presales
12 141 (9.82%) TDD
13 136 (9.47%) Waterfall
14 135 (9.40%) Test Automation
15 133 (9.26%) CRM
16 129 (8.98%) DevOps
17 127 (8.84%) MVC
18 124 (8.64%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 293 (20.40%) SQL
2 268 (18.66%) Java
3 241 (16.78%) C#
4 225 (15.67%) JavaScript
5 103 (7.17%) PowerShell
6 97 (6.75%) Python
6 97 (6.75%) T-SQL
7 68 (4.74%) PHP
8 65 (4.53%) C
9 38 (2.65%) Perl
10 30 (2.09%) C++
11 22 (1.53%) Ruby
12 21 (1.46%) TypeScript
13 19 (1.32%) Java 8
14 17 (1.18%) VB
15 15 (1.04%) VB.NET
16 14 (0.97%) Delphi
16 14 (0.97%) Scala
17 13 (0.91%) PL/SQL
18 10 (0.70%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 249 (17.34%) Degree
2 120 (8.36%) Security Cleared
3 84 (5.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 45 (3.13%) TOGAF Certification
5 39 (2.72%) SC Cleared
6 38 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (2.44%) DV Cleared
8 31 (2.16%) CISSP
9 27 (1.88%) CCNP
10 26 (1.81%) ISEB
11 21 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (1.46%) PMI Certification
12 18 (1.25%) CCNA
13 17 (1.18%) CEH
13 17 (1.18%) CompTIA Security+
13 17 (1.18%) PMP
14 15 (1.04%) CCIE
15 14 (0.97%) MCSE
15 14 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 12 (0.84%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 59 (4.11%) GDPR
3 49 (3.41%) QA
4 36 (2.51%) Cyber Essentials
5 34 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 31 (2.16%) Data Quality
7 18 (1.25%) PMO
8 17 (1.18%) GPG13
9 15 (1.04%) SLA
10 14 (0.97%) SEPA
11 11 (0.77%) JSP 440
12 9 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 9 (0.63%) ISO 20022
12 9 (0.63%) ISO 8583
13 8 (0.56%) HIPAA
13 8 (0.56%) MiFID
14 7 (0.49%) HMG Infosec
14 7 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 6 (0.42%) PCI DSS
16 5 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 159 (11.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 119 (8.29%) Active Directory
3 66 (4.60%) Hyper-V
4 60 (4.18%) Docker
5 48 (3.34%) Virtual Desktop
6 28 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.63%) GPFS
8 6 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 6 (0.42%) XenApp
9 5 (0.35%) vSphere
10 4 (0.28%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.14%) Firmware
12 2 (0.14%) HDFS
12 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.070%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.070%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 63 (4.39%) SCOM
2 59 (4.11%) Ansible
3 53 (3.69%) Puppet
4 48 (3.34%) SCCM
4 48 (3.34%) vRealize
5 44 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (1.60%) Terraform
7 22 (1.53%) Nagios
8 19 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
9 14 (0.97%) Kubernetes
10 9 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (0.63%) Perfmon
11 6 (0.42%) SCOrch
12 5 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
13 4 (0.28%) Backup Exec
13 4 (0.28%) Salt
13 4 (0.28%) SCVMM
14 3 (0.21%) BladeLogic
14 3 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
14 3 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 217 (15.11%) VMware
2 201 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 99 (6.89%) Cisco
4 92 (6.41%) Oracle
5 88 (6.13%) NetApp
6 78 (5.43%) Citrix
7 76 (5.29%) SAP
8 74 (5.15%) Google
9 57 (3.97%) EMC
10 41 (2.86%) Nintex
11 31 (2.16%) Splunk
12 30 (2.09%) IBM
12 30 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
13 25 (1.74%) Hyperion
14 24 (1.67%) HP
15 22 (1.53%) Dell
16 21 (1.46%) CheckPoint
16 21 (1.46%) F5
16 21 (1.46%) Juniper
17 17 (1.18%) ServiceNow