The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 92 87 78
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 7 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.56% 0.60% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.63% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 7
Average salary £60,000 £54,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -22.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,650 £49,250 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £54,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Technical Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1185 1116 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.20% 95.63% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 937 865 747
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Technical Architect Salary Trend in Essex

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Essex region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Technical Architect Salary Histogram in Essex

Technical Architect
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the Essex region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +2 1 £49,500 -8.33%
Colchester - 1 £60,000 -
Technical Architect
East of England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 20 (76.92%) .NET
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 13 (50.00%) Finance
4 11 (42.31%) Visual Studio
5 10 (38.46%) C#
5 10 (38.46%) VB.NET
5 10 (38.46%) Performance Testing
5 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (30.77%) Front Office
7 5 (19.23%) Banking
7 5 (19.23%) SOAP
7 5 (19.23%) Web Services
7 5 (19.23%) SOA
7 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
8 4 (15.38%) SAN
8 4 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (11.54%) .NET Remoting
9 3 (11.54%) VMware
9 3 (11.54%) MVC
9 3 (11.54%) Workflow
9 3 (11.54%) Quality Management
9 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (11.54%) Project Management
9 3 (11.54%) XML
9 3 (11.54%) UNIX
9 3 (11.54%) Windows
9 3 (11.54%) C++
9 3 (11.54%) C
9 3 (11.54%) SQL

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) NAS
2 2 (7.69%) IPv4
2 2 (7.69%) IPv6
3 1 (3.85%) ATM
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Front Office
3 5 (19.23%) Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (76.92%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) SOAP
2 5 (19.23%) Web Services
2 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
3 3 (11.54%) .NET Remoting
3 3 (11.54%) XML
4 2 (7.69%) REST
5 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.85%) EMV
3 1 (3.85%) EFT
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) UNIX
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Performance Testing
2 5 (19.23%) SOA
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (11.54%) MVC
4 3 (11.54%) Workflow
4 3 (11.54%) MVVM
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Quality Management
4 3 (11.54%) Coaching
5 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) TDD
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) ETL
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) C#
1 10 (38.46%) VB.NET
2 3 (11.54%) C++
2 3 (11.54%) C
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.85%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) WSUS
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle