The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 194 156 171
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 46 77 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.74% 1.34% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.40% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 35 70 43
Average salary £50,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.80% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Technical Architect
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 South West 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5935 5488 5196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.07% 95.26% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4877 4609 4580
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 the South West

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Technical Architect Salary Trend in the South West

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Technical Architect Salary Histogram in the South West

Technical Architect
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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
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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
Bristol 0 21 £55,000 -0.90%
Dorset -8 10 £45,000 -35.71%
Somerset -4 6 £47,500 -9.52%
Gloucestershire -39 6 £70,000 +37.25%
Devon - 3 £80,000 -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 25 (28.41%) Security Cleared
2 24 (27.27%) Windows
3 22 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (22.73%) SC Cleared
4 20 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 19 (21.59%) Technical Architecture
5 19 (21.59%) Open Source
5 19 (21.59%) Citrix
6 18 (20.45%) Middleware
7 16 (18.18%) Oracle
8 15 (17.05%) Cisco
9 14 (15.91%) Enterprise Architecture
10 13 (14.77%) Embedded Systems
11 12 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (13.64%) SOA
11 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
11 12 (13.64%) Linux
11 12 (13.64%) VMware
11 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (12.50%) Firewall
12 11 (12.50%) Telecoms
12 11 (12.50%) Finance
12 11 (12.50%) Java
13 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
13 10 (11.36%) Client/Server
13 10 (11.36%) Spring
13 10 (11.36%) JSF
13 10 (11.36%) Web Application Development
13 10 (11.36%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (10.23%) jQuery

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 5 (5.68%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (2.27%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Summit
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.14%) IaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) Firewall
2 5 (5.68%) SAN
3 3 (3.41%) WAN
3 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.27%) LAN
4 2 (2.27%) VoIP
4 2 (2.27%) Internet
4 2 (2.27%) PABX
4 2 (2.27%) VLAN
5 1 (1.14%) Network Security
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.14%) Wireless
5 1 (1.14%) WLAN
5 1 (1.14%) ATM
5 1 (1.14%) Broadband
5 1 (1.14%) DNS
5 1 (1.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.41%) MySQL
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.82%) Ant
2 6 (6.82%) Maven
2 6 (6.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 11 (12.50%) Finance
2 9 (10.23%) Local Government
2 9 (10.23%) Marketing
3 6 (6.82%) Advertising
3 6 (6.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.45%) Middleware
2 10 (11.36%) Spring
2 10 (11.36%) JSF
3 9 (10.23%) XML
3 9 (10.23%) jQuery
4 8 (9.09%) J2EE
5 7 (7.95%) CSS
5 7 (7.95%) HTML
6 6 (6.82%) .NET
6 6 (6.82%) Ajax
7 3 (3.41%) PostGIS
8 2 (2.27%) REST
8 2 (2.27%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.27%) SOAP
8 2 (2.27%) Web Services
9 1 (1.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.59%) Open Source
2 13 (14.77%) Embedded Systems
3 10 (11.36%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (11.36%) Client/Server
4 8 (9.09%) GIS
5 7 (7.95%) Clustering
6 6 (6.82%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.27%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.27%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.14%) DTV
8 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.14%) CMDB
8 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.14%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.27%) Windows
2 12 (13.64%) Linux
3 4 (4.55%) UNIX
4 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.27%) AIX
4 2 (2.27%) Solaris
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.73%) Software Engineering
2 19 (21.59%) Technical Architecture
3 14 (15.91%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (13.64%) SOA
5 10 (11.36%) Web Application Development
6 9 (10.23%) UML
6 9 (10.23%) Migration
7 5 (5.68%) TOGAF
8 4 (4.55%) DoDAF
8 4 (4.55%) MODAF
8 4 (4.55%) TDD
8 4 (4.55%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (4.55%) Scrum
8 4 (4.55%) ERP
8 4 (4.55%) Service Management
8 4 (4.55%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.55%) Software Architecture
8 4 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.55%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.50%) Java
2 7 (7.95%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.68%) SQL
4 3 (3.41%) Scala
4 3 (3.41%) Clojure
5 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.14%) Python
6 1 (1.14%) Ruby
6 1 (1.14%) C
6 1 (1.14%) C#
6 1 (1.14%) Perl
6 1 (1.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (28.41%) Security Cleared
2 20 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (6.82%) MCSE
4 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.68%) MCSA
5 5 (5.68%) Degree
6 4 (4.55%) MCP
7 3 (3.41%) CCNA
7 3 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.27%) QA
3 1 (1.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 12 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.23%) Active Directory
3 8 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.27%) XenApp
4 2 (2.27%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) WSUS
1 1 (1.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (21.59%) Citrix
3 16 (18.18%) Oracle
4 15 (17.05%) Cisco
5 12 (13.64%) VMware
6 8 (9.09%) ESRI
7 3 (3.41%) webMethods
8 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.27%) IBM
8 2 (2.27%) Avaya
8 2 (2.27%) Intel
8 2 (2.27%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.14%) Juniper
9 1 (1.14%) SAP
9 1 (1.14%) Mapinfo
9 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.14%) McAfee
9 1 (1.14%) Sourcefire
9 1 (1.14%) F5
9 1 (1.14%) Rackspace