The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 57 69 72
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.20% 0.31% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.32% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £53,750 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.86%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Technical Architect
North 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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
466 621 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.91% 97.34% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 377 549 495
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Technical Architect Salary Trend in Merseyside

Technical Architect
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) WCF
2 6 (85.71%) WPF
3 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 5 (71.43%) Tandem
3 5 (71.43%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 5 (71.43%) Software Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (14.29%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) WCF
2 6 (85.71%) WPF
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Tandem
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Software Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) Java