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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 123 101 99
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 13 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.69% 1.32% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 1.37% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 12
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,100 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
1817 1746 1531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.75% 95.99% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1387 1357
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

Technical Architect Salary Histogram in Bristol

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Java
3 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 9 (27.27%) VMware
4 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
4 8 (24.24%) Open Source
5 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
5 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
5 7 (21.21%) Migration
5 7 (21.21%) Citrix
5 7 (21.21%) Windows
6 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 6 (18.18%) SDLC
7 5 (15.15%) GIS
7 5 (15.15%) ESRI
7 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
7 5 (15.15%) .NET
7 5 (15.15%) MCP
7 5 (15.15%) Advertising
7 5 (15.15%) Clustering
7 5 (15.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (12.12%) Ruby
8 4 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (12.12%) UML
8 4 (12.12%) Service Management
8 4 (12.12%) SAN
9 3 (9.09%) Project Management

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) Node.js
3 2 (6.06%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.03%) Magento
1 1 (3.03%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) SAN
2 2 (6.06%) WAN
2 2 (6.06%) VLAN
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) Wireless
3 1 (3.03%) ATM
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) Redis
3 1 (3.03%) Hazelcast
General
1 5 (15.15%) Advertising
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) CSS
2 3 (9.09%) Spring
2 3 (9.09%) JSF
3 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) Middleware
4 1 (3.03%) LAMP
4 1 (3.03%) Lucene
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) RESTful
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.03%) Memcached
4 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
4 1 (3.03%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) GIS
1 5 (15.15%) Clustering
2 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) DTV
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) UNIX
3 2 (6.06%) AIX
3 2 (6.06%) Solaris
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
2 8 (24.24%) Open Source
3 7 (21.21%) Migration
4 6 (18.18%) SDLC
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (12.12%) UML
5 4 (12.12%) Service Management
6 3 (9.09%) Project Management
6 3 (9.09%) Web Application Development
7 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL
7 2 (6.06%) DSDM
7 2 (6.06%) Web Development
7 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.06%) Scrum
7 2 (6.06%) TDD
8 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
8 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.03%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.12%) Ruby
4 3 (9.09%) PHP
5 2 (6.06%) Scala
5 2 (6.06%) Clojure
6 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.03%) SQL
6 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) MCP
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
2 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) ARCserve
1 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
1 1 (3.03%) SCOM
1 1 (3.03%) SCVMM
1 1 (3.03%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 9 (27.27%) VMware
2 7 (21.21%) Citrix
3 5 (15.15%) ESRI
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle
5 2 (6.06%) Intel
5 2 (6.06%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.03%) Symantec
6 1 (3.03%) SAP
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco
6 1 (3.03%) Dell