The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 107 108 110
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 21 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.03% 0.89% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.92% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 18
Average salary £55,000 £55,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% +8.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £46,500 £47,450
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Technical Architect
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1959 1949 1787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.45% 96.68% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1633 1585 1538
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Architect in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Bristol region.

Technical Architect Salary Trend in Bristol

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Technical Architect Salary Histogram in Bristol

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Technical Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Architect in their job title.

1 15 (40.54%) Windows
1 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
1 15 (40.54%) Open Source
2 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
3 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
4 9 (24.32%) Spring
4 9 (24.32%) JSF
4 9 (24.32%) Web Application Development
4 9 (24.32%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (24.32%) Oracle
4 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
4 9 (24.32%) Client/Server
4 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
4 9 (24.32%) Migration
5 8 (21.62%) VMware
5 8 (21.62%) SOA
5 8 (21.62%) Citrix
5 8 (21.62%) Middleware
5 8 (21.62%) Linux
5 8 (21.62%) XML
5 8 (21.62%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (18.92%) GIS
6 7 (18.92%) ESRI
6 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
7 6 (16.22%) Finance
7 6 (16.22%) Clustering
7 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
7 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Technical Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (5.41%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) SAN
2 2 (5.41%) VLAN
2 2 (5.41%) WAN
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) ATM
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.22%) Finance
3 5 (13.51%) Advertising
3 5 (13.51%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) Spring
1 9 (24.32%) JSF
2 8 (21.62%) XML
2 8 (21.62%) Middleware
3 2 (5.41%) .NET
3 2 (5.41%) jQuery
3 2 (5.41%) PostGIS
4 1 (2.70%) J2EE
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) LAMP
4 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Open Source
2 9 (24.32%) Client/Server
2 9 (24.32%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (21.62%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (18.92%) GIS
5 6 (16.22%) Clustering
6 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
6 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) AIX
3 2 (5.41%) Solaris
3 2 (5.41%) UNIX
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
2 9 (24.32%) Web Application Development
2 9 (24.32%) Migration
3 8 (21.62%) SOA
4 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.81%) UML
5 4 (10.81%) Service Management
6 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 3 (8.11%) Scrum
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.41%) Web Development
7 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.41%) TDD
7 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.41%) BDD
7 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.41%) DSDM
7 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.70%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) Java
1 3 (8.11%) Scala
1 3 (8.11%) Clojure
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) Perl
3 1 (2.70%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
2 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
3 6 (16.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (10.81%) MCP
5 2 (5.41%) MCSE
5 2 (5.41%) MCSA
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.70%) Postgraduate
6 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
2 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.41%) Terminal Services
3 2 (5.41%) XenApp
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) Citrix
2 8 (21.62%) VMware
3 7 (18.92%) ESRI
4 2 (5.41%) Intel
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.70%) Mapinfo