Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 370 348 394
Rank change year-on-year -22 +46 -12
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 1545 1664 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.86% 0.88% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.98% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1059 1268 1404
UK median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £40,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £100,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +10.00%

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 161950 169183 194286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.41% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 127926 140515 160119
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 £79,800 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 -25 1439 £65,000 -7.14% 64
London +4 779 £70,000 -6.67% 30
UK excluding London -26 692 £57,500 -4.17% 40
South East -7 195 £60,000 +9.09% 11
North of England +67 177 £60,000 -4.00% 15
Midlands +15 147 £57,500 -14.81% 3
West Midlands +15 91 £52,500 -22.22% 2
North West +22 88 £60,000 +14.29% 1
South West -17 79 £59,000 -12.59% 1
Yorkshire +33 78 £60,000 -18.64% 11
East Midlands +10 56 £57,500 -20.69% 1
Scotland +9 49 £57,500 -12.88% 7
East of England -47 48 £57,500 - 3
Wales +23 14 £40,000 -
North East +12 11 £55,000 -21.43% 3
Northern Ireland -28 1 £42,500 -29.17%

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 604 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
2 489 (31.65%) Finance
3 304 (19.68%) Java
4 274 (17.73%) Project Management
5 261 (16.89%) Banking
6 249 (16.12%) Degree
7 248 (16.05%) Scrum
8 233 (15.08%) Amazon AWS
9 229 (14.82%) .NET
10 226 (14.63%) SQL
11 217 (14.05%) ITIL
12 204 (13.20%) JavaScript
13 201 (13.01%) TDD
14 198 (12.82%) Asset Management
15 195 (12.62%) Linux
16 194 (12.56%) Microsoft
17 193 (12.49%) Investment Banking
18 186 (12.04%) Wealth Management
19 184 (11.91%) Windows
20 178 (11.52%) Retail Banking
21 177 (11.46%) C#
22 175 (11.33%) SQL Server
23 173 (11.20%) IT Strategy
24 172 (11.13%) Microsoft Azure
25 160 (10.36%) Service Delivery
26 159 (10.29%) DevOps
27 150 (9.71%) Migration
28 149 (9.64%) TOGAF
29 147 (9.51%) Analytics
30 146 (9.45%) SDLC

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 (2.91%) Apache
2 43 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 39 (2.52%) Apache Spark
4 37 (2.39%) IIS
5 31 (2.01%) OpenStack
6 26 (1.68%) Confluence
6 26 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
7 24 (1.55%) MS Exchange
8 20 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 17 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
9 17 (1.10%) WebSphere
10 14 (0.91%) CMS
10 14 (0.91%) Skype for Business
11 13 (0.84%) Apache Pig
11 13 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 12 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (0.71%) Ethereum
13 11 (0.71%) Hyperledger
14 10 (0.65%) Documentum
Applications
1 20 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
2 13 (0.84%) MS Visio
3 11 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.13%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.065%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.065%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 22 (1.42%) Temenos T24
2 16 (1.04%) Markit EDM
3 11 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
5 8 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.52%) SAP SCM
6 7 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
7 6 (0.39%) SAP GRC
8 5 (0.32%) Eagle PACE
8 5 (0.32%) Endur
9 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.19%) R3 Corda
11 2 (0.13%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
12 1 (0.065%) Oracle SCM
12 1 (0.065%) SAP CO
12 1 (0.065%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 233 (15.08%) Amazon AWS
2 172 (11.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 98 (6.34%) SaaS
4 87 (5.63%) Office 365
5 70 (4.53%) PaaS
6 57 (3.69%) IaaS
7 26 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (1.42%) Serverless
9 17 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
10 15 (0.97%) GitHub
10 15 (0.97%) iPaaS
11 12 (0.78%) Force.com
12 8 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
12 8 (0.52%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 8 (0.52%) TestFlight
13 7 (0.45%) Azure Machine Learning
14 5 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.32%) Mimecast
15 4 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
16 3 (0.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 80 (5.18%) WAN
2 69 (4.47%) LAN
3 68 (4.40%) Firewall
4 56 (3.62%) SAN
5 45 (2.91%) VoIP
6 42 (2.72%) HTTP
7 33 (2.14%) NAS
8 28 (1.81%) Unified Communications
9 26 (1.68%) VPN
10 25 (1.62%) Wireless
11 23 (1.49%) Internet
11 23 (1.49%) Network Security
12 22 (1.42%) DNS
13 20 (1.29%) NFC
14 18 (1.17%) Cisco Nexus
14 18 (1.17%) Intrusion Detection
15 17 (1.10%) Fibre Channel
15 17 (1.10%) iSCSI
16 14 (0.91%) MPLS
17 12 (0.78%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (11.33%) SQL Server
2 119 (7.70%) NoSQL
3 93 (6.02%) MongoDB
4 78 (5.05%) MySQL
5 72 (4.66%) Big Data
6 55 (3.56%) Relational Database
7 47 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (1.88%) SAP Data Services
9 29 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 28 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 26 (1.68%) Oracle Database
12 23 (1.49%) Hadoop
13 21 (1.36%) SAP HANA
13 21 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 20 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
14 20 (1.29%) RDBMS
15 18 (1.17%) Blockchain
15 18 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
16 16 (1.04%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 102 (6.60%) Jenkins
2 78 (5.05%) Git (software)
3 53 (3.43%) Subversion
4 42 (2.72%) JIRA
5 32 (2.07%) Cucumber
6 31 (2.01%) Selenium
7 25 (1.62%) Artifactory
8 22 (1.42%) Mercurial
9 21 (1.36%) Gradle
10 17 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
12 13 (0.84%) Appium
12 13 (0.84%) Calabash
13 12 (0.78%) SpecFlow
14 11 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (0.65%) Bitbucket
15 10 (0.65%) WebDriver
15 10 (0.65%) Xcode
16 9 (0.58%) Android Studio
16 9 (0.58%) webpack
General
1 489 (31.65%) Finance
2 261 (16.89%) Banking
3 193 (12.49%) Investment Banking
4 178 (11.52%) Retail Banking
5 89 (5.76%) Retail
6 67 (4.34%) Telecoms
7 65 (4.21%) Marketing
8 49 (3.17%) Electronics
9 47 (3.04%) Manufacturing
10 29 (1.88%) Legal
11 28 (1.81%) Financial Institution
12 21 (1.36%) Publishing
13 17 (1.10%) Back Office
14 13 (0.84%) Games
15 10 (0.65%) Front Office
15 10 (0.65%) Law
16 9 (0.58%) Local Government
17 8 (0.52%) Advertising
18 6 (0.39%) Automotive
19 5 (0.32%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 528 (34.17%) Architect
2 211 (13.66%) Developer
3 172 (11.13%) Technical Architect
4 139 (9.00%) Solutions Architect
5 132 (8.54%) Consultant
6 118 (7.64%) Analyst
7 86 (5.57%) Technical Leader
8 80 (5.18%) Business Analyst
9 60 (3.88%) Murex Specialist
9 60 (3.88%) Project Leader
10 59 (3.82%) Technical Consultant
11 53 (3.43%) SAP Architect
12 49 (3.17%) Java Developer
13 48 (3.11%) Infrastructure Architect
14 44 (2.85%) Development Project Leader
15 41 (2.65%) Cloud Architect
15 41 (2.65%) Senior Analyst
15 41 (2.65%) Senior Architect
15 41 (2.65%) Senior Developer
16 40 (2.59%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (14.82%) .NET
2 125 (8.09%) HTML
3 122 (7.90%) Web Services
4 105 (6.80%) AngularJS
4 105 (6.80%) Node.js
5 104 (6.73%) CSS
5 104 (6.73%) XML
6 96 (6.21%) REST
7 64 (4.14%) Middleware
8 55 (3.56%) Spring
9 52 (3.37%) jQuery
10 50 (3.24%) JSON
11 48 (3.11%) J2EE
12 46 (2.98%) Ajax
13 45 (2.91%) ASP.NET
13 45 (2.91%) SOAP
14 43 (2.78%) HTML5
15 32 (2.07%) Hibernate
16 30 (1.94%) Kafka
16 30 (1.94%) React
Miscellaneous
1 130 (8.41%) Computer Science
2 125 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (8.09%) Fixed Income
3 122 (7.90%) Enterprise Software
4 119 (7.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 119 (7.70%) User Experience
5 103 (6.67%) Data Centre
6 94 (6.08%) Management Information System
7 47 (3.04%) Public Cloud
8 39 (2.52%) FMCG
9 32 (2.07%) Client/Server
10 31 (2.01%) Virtual Team
11 28 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
12 27 (1.75%) Fintech
13 26 (1.68%) Mobile Payment
14 25 (1.62%) Mobile App
15 22 (1.42%) Clustering
15 22 (1.42%) Replication
16 21 (1.36%) NHS
17 20 (1.29%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 195 (12.62%) Linux
2 184 (11.91%) Windows
3 76 (4.92%) Unix
3 76 (4.92%) Windows Server
4 47 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (1.81%) Android
7 27 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (1.55%) Apple iOS
9 21 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.84%) Ubuntu
11 11 (0.71%) AIX
12 7 (0.45%) Solaris
13 5 (0.32%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.32%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.13%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.065%) HPUX
15 1 (0.065%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.065%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 604 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (17.73%) Project Management
3 248 (16.05%) Scrum
4 217 (14.05%) ITIL
5 201 (13.01%) TDD
6 198 (12.82%) Asset Management
7 186 (12.04%) Wealth Management
8 173 (11.20%) IT Strategy
9 160 (10.36%) Service Delivery
10 159 (10.29%) DevOps
11 150 (9.71%) Migration
12 149 (9.64%) TOGAF
13 147 (9.51%) Analytics
14 146 (9.45%) SDLC
15 137 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
16 132 (8.54%) Test Automation
17 131 (8.48%) Strategic Thinking
18 126 (8.16%) Presales
18 126 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
19 121 (7.83%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 304 (19.68%) Java
2 226 (14.63%) SQL
3 204 (13.20%) JavaScript
4 177 (11.46%) C#
5 124 (8.03%) Python
6 56 (3.62%) C++
7 50 (3.24%) Ruby
8 48 (3.11%) Perl
9 46 (2.98%) Shell Script
10 32 (2.07%) PHP
11 31 (2.01%) T-SQL
12 29 (1.88%) PowerShell
13 28 (1.81%) C
14 25 (1.62%) Go
14 25 (1.62%) Scala
15 17 (1.10%) PL/SQL
16 12 (0.78%) Apex Code
17 11 (0.71%) ES6
18 9 (0.58%) VB
19 8 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 249 (16.12%) Degree
2 61 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 48 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 45 (2.91%) CISSP
5 43 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 35 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (2.07%) Master's Degree
8 31 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 20 (1.29%) APMP
11 19 (1.23%) CCNA
12 18 (1.17%) CompTIA Security+
12 18 (1.17%) ISEB
12 18 (1.17%) Security+ Certification
13 17 (1.10%) PMP
14 14 (0.91%) CCIE
14 14 (0.91%) CISM
14 14 (0.91%) PMI Certification
15 13 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (0.84%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (7.06%) QA
2 41 (2.65%) Data Quality
2 41 (2.65%) SLA
3 39 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 31 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.91%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.52%) COBIT
6 8 (0.52%) PMO
7 7 (0.45%) GCP
7 7 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 7 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 7 (0.45%) MiFID
7 7 (0.45%) SEPA
8 6 (0.39%) GDPR
8 6 (0.39%) GPG13
9 4 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 4 (0.26%) RMADS
10 3 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 82 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 80 (5.18%) Docker
3 65 (4.21%) Active Directory
4 30 (1.94%) Hyper-V
5 18 (1.17%) Terminal Services
6 15 (0.97%) XenApp
7 14 (0.91%) HDFS
8 12 (0.78%) Apache Flume
9 10 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (0.45%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.32%) vSphere
13 4 (0.26%) GPFS
13 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.19%) LXC
14 3 (0.19%) NFS
15 2 (0.13%) Samba
16 1 (0.065%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 75 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
2 74 (4.79%) Ansible
3 69 (4.47%) Puppet
4 47 (3.04%) Kubernetes
5 34 (2.20%) SCCM
6 27 (1.75%) Terraform
7 21 (1.36%) SCOM
8 12 (0.78%) Oozie
9 9 (0.58%) Grafana
10 8 (0.52%) HockeyApp
10 8 (0.52%) Rundeck
11 6 (0.39%) Control-M
12 5 (0.32%) SCOrch
12 5 (0.32%) SCSM
12 5 (0.32%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
13 4 (0.26%) WSUS
14 3 (0.19%) FortiGate
14 3 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
14 3 (0.19%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 194 (12.56%) Microsoft
2 127 (8.22%) VMware
3 121 (7.83%) Oracle
4 120 (7.77%) Murex
5 106 (6.86%) SAP
6 75 (4.85%) Cisco
7 68 (4.40%) Citrix
8 56 (3.62%) HP
9 42 (2.72%) IBM
10 38 (2.46%) Cognizant
11 37 (2.39%) ServiceNow
12 34 (2.20%) Google
13 30 (1.94%) CheckPoint
13 30 (1.94%) Red Hat
13 30 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
14 26 (1.68%) AppDynamics
15 23 (1.49%) NetApp
16 22 (1.42%) BMC
16 22 (1.42%) Temenos
17 20 (1.29%) Hyperion