The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 86 94 85
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 17 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.19% 1.44% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.51% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 9
Average salary £61,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Technical Architect
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1343 1526 1135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.18% 95.61% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 870 1001 687
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Architect Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 19 (51.35%) Web Services
2 18 (48.65%) Java
3 17 (45.95%) Middleware
4 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
5 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
5 12 (32.43%) SOA
6 11 (29.73%) XML
7 10 (27.03%) SOAP
7 10 (27.03%) MVC
8 9 (24.32%) Finance
8 9 (24.32%) Hibernate
8 9 (24.32%) Spring
8 9 (24.32%) J2EE
8 9 (24.32%) JBoss
8 9 (24.32%) jBPM
8 9 (24.32%) JPA
8 9 (24.32%) Drools
8 9 (24.32%) Open Source
8 9 (24.32%) REST
9 8 (21.62%) Degree
10 7 (18.92%) Windows
10 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
10 7 (18.92%) .NET
10 7 (18.92%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
10 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
11 6 (16.22%) Coaching
11 6 (16.22%) Performance Improvement
11 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 9 (24.32%) JBoss
2 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) Web Services
2 17 (45.95%) Middleware
3 11 (29.73%) XML
4 10 (27.03%) SOAP
5 9 (24.32%) REST
5 9 (24.32%) J2EE
5 9 (24.32%) Hibernate
5 9 (24.32%) JPA
5 9 (24.32%) Drools
5 9 (24.32%) Spring
5 9 (24.32%) jBPM
6 7 (18.92%) .NET
7 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
8 5 (13.51%) WPF
8 5 (13.51%) WinForms
9 4 (10.81%) XSD
10 2 (5.41%) XSLT
10 2 (5.41%) XML Schema
10 2 (5.41%) XForms
10 2 (5.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.41%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) SOA
2 10 (27.03%) MVC
3 9 (24.32%) Open Source
4 7 (18.92%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
5 6 (16.22%) Coaching
5 6 (16.22%) Service Management
5 6 (16.22%) Performance Improvement
5 6 (16.22%) Business Continuity
5 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.22%) ITIL
6 5 (13.51%) Data Management
6 5 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (10.81%) MVVM
8 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.11%) Line Management
8 3 (8.11%) Project Management
8 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) Java
2 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.81%) Python
3 2 (5.41%) XPath
4 1 (2.70%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) HP
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) VMware
3 5 (13.51%) IBM
3 5 (13.51%) Red Hat