Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
UK
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 368 407 373
Rank change year-on-year +39 -34 +39
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 927 461 1,254
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.82% 0.67% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.72% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 588 383 1,007
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £46,250
25th Percentile £57,500 £55,688 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
75th Percentile £88,750 £95,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £112,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.70% +8.00% +11.11%

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 105,854 64,027 133,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.76% 92.78% 92.68%
Number of salaries quoted 72,195 51,873 106,459
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 2021. 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 +24 798 £72,500 -3.33% 145
UK excluding London -15 415 £65,000 -3.70% 90
London +11 378 £81,250 -14.47% 53
Work from Home -88 192 £75,000 +3.45% 27
South East -37 142 £70,000 -6.67% 26
North of England -20 81 £62,500 -10.71% 32
South West -57 75 £63,750 +13.33% 7
Midlands -50 65 £65,000 -3.70% 15
West Midlands -38 48 £64,231 -4.84% 10
North West -18 44 £62,500 -21.88% 17
East of England -32 28 £77,500 +14.81% 8
Yorkshire -73 23 £45,345 -30.24% 14
Scotland -76 21 £46,000 -18.58% 1
East Midlands -42 17 £78,250 +18.11% 5
North East -9 14 £65,000 -13.33% 1
Wales -23 3 £42,500 -10.53%

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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.

1 364 (39.27%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (33.66%) AWS
3 279 (30.10%) Social Skills
4 269 (29.02%) Azure
5 206 (22.22%) DevOps
6 200 (21.57%) Finance
7 178 (19.20%) Scrum
8 172 (18.55%) Software Engineering
9 167 (18.02%) Degree
10 157 (16.94%) Microsoft
11 155 (16.72%) Microservices
12 141 (15.21%) Enterprise Architecture
13 139 (14.99%) Java
14 133 (14.35%) SaaS
15 131 (14.13%) Python
16 124 (13.38%) SQL Server
17 123 (13.27%) Docker
18 122 (13.16%) JavaScript
19 117 (12.62%) Web Services
19 117 (12.62%) Technical Leadership
20 115 (12.41%) Oracle
21 111 (11.97%) Coaching
22 108 (11.65%) Full Stack Development
23 107 (11.54%) C#
24 102 (11.00%) Kubernetes
25 99 (10.68%) ITIL
26 97 (10.46%) Mentoring
26 97 (10.46%) Continuous Improvement
27 95 (10.25%) React
28 94 (10.14%) Project Management

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 (5.07%) Confluence
2 34 (3.67%) SharePoint
3 27 (2.91%) Apache Spark
3 27 (2.91%) CMS
4 19 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
5 17 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 17 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
6 15 (1.62%) Umbraco
7 12 (1.29%) EPiServer
7 12 (1.29%) Sitefinity
8 8 (0.86%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.65%) IIS
10 6 (0.65%) WordPress
11 3 (0.32%) Apache
11 3 (0.32%) Red Hat Fuse
11 3 (0.32%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (0.54%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.11%) EngageOne
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 21 (2.27%) Shopify
2 19 (2.05%) Remedy ITSM
3 18 (1.94%) Payment Gateway
4 14 (1.51%) SAP S/4HANA
5 13 (1.40%) Magento
5 13 (1.40%) SAP SCM
6 12 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.65%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.22%) Elite 3E
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.22%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.22%) Temenos T24
11 1 (0.11%) Eikon
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 312 (33.66%) AWS
2 269 (29.02%) Azure
3 133 (14.35%) SaaS
4 70 (7.55%) GCP
5 64 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
6 61 (6.58%) IaaS
7 57 (6.15%) Microsoft 365
8 51 (5.50%) PaaS
9 49 (5.29%) Serverless
10 35 (3.78%) Amazon SQS
11 24 (2.59%) GitHub
12 20 (2.16%) Azure Active Directory
12 20 (2.16%) Dynamics 365
13 19 (2.05%) Amazon EKS
13 19 (2.05%) Power Platform
14 17 (1.83%) Amazon S3
15 14 (1.51%) Azure Data Factory
16 12 (1.29%) Amazon ECS
16 12 (1.29%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 11 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 49 (5.29%) Internet
2 36 (3.88%) Firewall
3 31 (3.34%) VPN
4 29 (3.13%) SSL
5 21 (2.27%) Wireless
6 20 (2.16%) IPsec
7 14 (1.51%) BGP
7 14 (1.51%) DNS
7 14 (1.51%) Network Security
7 14 (1.51%) VoIP
8 11 (1.19%) SAN
9 10 (1.08%) DHCP
9 10 (1.08%) Skype
10 9 (0.97%) Unified Communications
11 7 (0.76%) NAS
11 7 (0.76%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (0.65%) MPLS
12 6 (0.65%) SMTP
12 6 (0.65%) TCP/IP
12 6 (0.65%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (13.38%) SQL Server
2 94 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
3 92 (9.92%) Big Data
4 90 (9.71%) Relational Database
5 78 (8.41%) NoSQL
6 60 (6.47%) MySQL
7 54 (5.83%) MongoDB
8 53 (5.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 34 (3.67%) Redis
10 33 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
11 29 (3.13%) Data Lake
12 21 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
13 20 (2.16%) Hadoop
14 19 (2.05%) Azure SQL Database
15 12 (1.29%) Power BI
16 10 (1.08%) Amazon Aurora
17 9 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
17 9 (0.97%) Blockchain
18 7 (0.76%) SAP HANA
18 7 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 73 (7.87%) Jenkins
2 62 (6.69%) JIRA
3 42 (4.53%) Git (software)
4 37 (3.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 33 (3.56%) SonarQube
6 21 (2.27%) SpecFlow
7 16 (1.73%) GitLab
8 13 (1.40%) Bitbucket
8 13 (1.40%) webpack
9 12 (1.29%) CircleCI
9 12 (1.29%) Maven
10 11 (1.19%) Visual Studio
11 9 (0.97%) Capybara
11 9 (0.97%) Pivotal Tracker
11 9 (0.97%) RSpec
12 8 (0.86%) PHPUnit
13 7 (0.76%) Babel
13 7 (0.76%) SoapUI
14 6 (0.65%) JUnit
15 5 (0.54%) LSMW
General
1 279 (30.10%) Social Skills
2 200 (21.57%) Finance
3 76 (8.20%) Public Sector
4 73 (7.87%) Influencing Skills
5 71 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
6 65 (7.01%) Retail
7 63 (6.80%) Presentation Skills
8 62 (6.69%) Banking
9 55 (5.93%) Legal
10 52 (5.61%) Law
11 48 (5.18%) Marketing
12 35 (3.78%) Games
13 32 (3.45%) Manufacturing
13 32 (3.45%) Telecoms
14 18 (1.94%) Local Government
15 17 (1.83%) Financial Institution
16 14 (1.51%) Automotive
16 14 (1.51%) Organisational Skills
17 13 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (1.19%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 361 (38.94%) Architect
2 133 (14.35%) Solutions Architect
3 125 (13.48%) Developer
4 87 (9.39%) Technical Architect
5 86 (9.28%) Consultant
6 79 (8.52%) Technical Leader
7 49 (5.29%) Cloud Architect
8 42 (4.53%) Software Engineer
9 41 (4.42%) Technical Consultant
10 40 (4.31%) Lead Architect
11 39 (4.21%) Azure Architect
12 31 (3.34%) AWS Architect
13 29 (3.13%) Senior Architect
14 28 (3.02%) IT Manager
15 27 (2.91%) Senior Developer
16 23 (2.48%) Enterprise Architect
17 22 (2.37%) SAP Consultant
18 20 (2.16%) Analyst
18 20 (2.16%) Security Architect
18 20 (2.16%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (12.62%) Web Services
2 95 (10.25%) React
3 92 (9.92%) .NET
3 92 (9.92%) Node.js
4 84 (9.06%) CSS
5 76 (8.20%) HTML
6 49 (5.29%) SOAP
7 48 (5.18%) REST
8 47 (5.07%) OAuth
9 39 (4.21%) Middleware
10 38 (4.10%) AngularJS
11 37 (3.99%) Vue.js
12 36 (3.88%) OAuth2
13 34 (3.67%) .NET Core
13 34 (3.67%) OpenID
14 33 (3.56%) RESTful
15 31 (3.34%) Spring
16 29 (3.13%) XML
17 26 (2.80%) Django
18 25 (2.70%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 74 (7.98%) User Experience
2 67 (7.23%) Management Information System
3 40 (4.31%) Public Cloud
4 37 (3.99%) Algorithms
5 32 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 30 (3.24%) Cloud Native
6 30 (3.24%) Hybrid Cloud
7 26 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
9 21 (2.27%) CMDB
10 20 (2.16%) Private Cloud
11 18 (1.94%) Mobile App
11 18 (1.94%) Virtual Team
12 15 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
13 13 (1.40%) NHS
14 12 (1.29%) Legacy Code
14 12 (1.29%) Legacy Systems
15 10 (1.08%) Hedge funds
16 9 (0.97%) Blog
16 9 (0.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 71 (7.66%) Windows
2 68 (7.34%) Linux
3 32 (3.45%) Unix
3 32 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 29 (3.13%) Android
5 25 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (1.51%) Fedora
7 14 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (1.51%) Windows Server 2019
8 11 (1.19%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.76%) Windows Server 2016
10 5 (0.54%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.32%) CentOS
11 3 (0.32%) VMS
12 1 (0.11%) AIX
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (39.27%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (22.22%) DevOps
3 178 (19.20%) Scrum
4 172 (18.55%) Software Engineering
5 155 (16.72%) Microservices
6 141 (15.21%) Enterprise Architecture
7 117 (12.62%) Technical Leadership
8 111 (11.97%) Coaching
9 108 (11.65%) Full Stack Development
10 99 (10.68%) ITIL
11 97 (10.46%) Continuous Improvement
11 97 (10.46%) Mentoring
12 94 (10.14%) Project Management
13 93 (10.03%) Problem-Solving
14 90 (9.71%) Test Automation
15 89 (9.60%) Presales
16 86 (9.28%) Analytics
17 84 (9.06%) Migration
18 83 (8.95%) Computer Science
19 81 (8.74%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 139 (14.99%) Java
2 131 (14.13%) Python
3 122 (13.16%) JavaScript
4 107 (11.54%) C#
5 89 (9.60%) SQL
6 47 (5.07%) PowerShell
7 45 (4.85%) C++
7 45 (4.85%) PHP
8 36 (3.88%) Ruby
9 34 (3.67%) Go
10 33 (3.56%) C
11 29 (3.13%) TypeScript
12 23 (2.48%) Bash Shell
13 20 (2.16%) ES6
14 14 (1.51%) Java 8
15 12 (1.29%) Java 11
16 9 (0.97%) Scala
17 8 (0.86%) Kotlin
18 7 (0.76%) Clojure
18 7 (0.76%) ES7
Qualifications
1 167 (18.02%) Degree
2 92 (9.92%) Security Cleared
3 58 (6.26%) Master's Degree
4 53 (5.72%) SC Cleared
5 44 (4.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 21 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (1.51%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.29%) TOGAF Certification
9 11 (1.19%) CISM
9 11 (1.19%) CISSP
10 10 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.86%) DBS Check
11 8 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.76%) CCNP
13 6 (0.65%) CCDP
13 6 (0.65%) CCIE
13 6 (0.65%) JNCIA
13 6 (0.65%) JNCIS
13 6 (0.65%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (7.55%) QA
2 48 (5.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 46 (4.96%) GDPR
4 26 (2.80%) Cyber Essentials
5 18 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 14 (1.51%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.86%) NIST
7 8 (0.86%) SLA
8 7 (0.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 6 (0.65%) GRC
10 5 (0.54%) HMG Infosec
10 5 (0.54%) JSP 440
10 5 (0.54%) SEPA
11 4 (0.43%) Accessibility
11 4 (0.43%) COBIT
12 3 (0.32%) PCI DSS
13 2 (0.22%) NCSC
13 2 (0.22%) NIST 800
13 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.11%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 123 (13.27%) Docker
2 52 (5.61%) Active Directory
3 42 (4.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.94%) vSphere
5 10 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.76%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 102 (11.00%) Kubernetes
2 65 (7.01%) Terraform
3 44 (4.75%) Ansible
4 22 (2.37%) Grafana
5 21 (2.27%) Kibana
6 19 (2.05%) HP UCMDB
7 14 (1.51%) Single Sign-On
8 12 (1.29%) Puppet
8 12 (1.29%) SCCM
9 9 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
10 8 (0.86%) vRealize
11 7 (0.76%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 7 (0.76%) FortiGate
11 7 (0.76%) Prometheus
11 7 (0.76%) ServiceCenter
11 7 (0.76%) vCenter Server
12 5 (0.54%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.32%) SCOM
14 1 (0.11%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 157 (16.94%) Microsoft
2 115 (12.41%) Oracle
3 70 (7.55%) SAP
4 64 (6.90%) VMware
5 38 (4.10%) Salesforce.com
6 29 (3.13%) HP
7 27 (2.91%) Sitecore
8 26 (2.80%) Cisco
8 26 (2.80%) IBM
9 22 (2.37%) ServiceNow
10 19 (2.05%) BMC
10 19 (2.05%) Remedy
11 18 (1.94%) Atlassian
11 18 (1.94%) Google
12 15 (1.62%) NetApp
13 14 (1.51%) Pega
14 13 (1.40%) Sophos
15 10 (1.08%) Dell
15 10 (1.08%) Red Hat
15 10 (1.08%) Yahoo!