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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 215 165 187
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 23 64 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 1.05% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 1.10% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 21 50 26
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £31,000 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,935 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+2.49% -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
5715 5829 4833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.20% 95.26% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4849 4820 4167
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
(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
Bristol -20 8 £65,000 +18.18%
Dorset +4 6 £45,000 -
Wiltshire -1 4 £57,500 +27.77%
Gloucestershire -20 3 £61,250 +97.58% 1
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 19 (33.93%) Windows
2 18 (32.14%) Java
3 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (23.21%) Citrix
6 12 (21.43%) Telecoms
7 11 (19.64%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (19.64%) Cisco
8 10 (17.86%) VMware
8 10 (17.86%) Firewall
9 9 (16.07%) SAN
9 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
9 9 (16.07%) .NET
9 9 (16.07%) Hyper-V
10 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (14.29%) ITIL
10 8 (14.29%) SOA
10 8 (14.29%) MS Exchange
10 8 (14.29%) Finance
10 8 (14.29%) TOGAF
11 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
11 7 (12.50%) VoIP
11 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
11 7 (12.50%) CSS
11 7 (12.50%) Open Source
11 7 (12.50%) PABX
11 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
12 6 (10.71%) Office 365
12 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 8 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.57%) Node.js
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.79%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.79%) Mule
5 1 (1.79%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Summit
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.79%) Magento
1 1 (1.79%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (10.71%) Office 365
2 4 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.57%) SaaS
3 2 (3.57%) IaaS
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) Firewall
2 9 (16.07%) SAN
3 7 (12.50%) VoIP
3 7 (12.50%) PABX
4 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.36%) Internet
5 3 (5.36%) WLAN
5 3 (5.36%) WAN
6 2 (3.57%) LAN
7 1 (1.79%) Wireless
7 1 (1.79%) VLAN
7 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.79%) DHCP
7 1 (1.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.57%) MySQL
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.79%) Redis
4 1 (1.79%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Ant
1 4 (7.14%) Maven
1 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.29%) Finance
3 6 (10.71%) Local Government
4 5 (8.93%) Marketing
4 5 (8.93%) Advertising
5 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.57%) Banking
7 1 (1.79%) Electronics
7 1 (1.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) .NET
2 7 (12.50%) CSS
3 6 (10.71%) HTML
4 4 (7.14%) J2EE
4 4 (7.14%) Ajax
4 4 (7.14%) jQuery
5 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
5 3 (5.36%) Spring
5 3 (5.36%) Middleware
6 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.57%) JSF
7 1 (1.79%) Lucene
7 1 (1.79%) RESTful
7 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.79%) Memcached
7 1 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.79%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.79%) LAMP
7 1 (1.79%) Struts
7 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.36%) GIS
2 3 (5.36%) Clustering
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) AS400
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) iSeries
4 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.79%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.93%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) AIX
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.57%) UNIX
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) Solaris
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (19.64%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 8 (14.29%) ITIL
3 8 (14.29%) SOA
4 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 7 (12.50%) Open Source
5 6 (10.71%) Migration
5 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (8.93%) UML
6 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.93%) Analytics
6 5 (8.93%) SDLC
7 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.14%) Scrum
8 3 (5.36%) TDD
8 3 (5.36%) CRM
8 3 (5.36%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) Java
2 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.14%) Ruby
4 3 (5.36%) PHP
5 1 (1.79%) SQL
5 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.79%) Scala
5 1 (1.79%) Clojure
5 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) MCP
3 3 (5.36%) MCSE
3 3 (5.36%) MCSA
3 3 (5.36%) CCNA
3 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.79%) CCDA
4 1 (1.79%) CCNP
4 1 (1.79%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) VCP4
4 1 (1.79%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.57%) COBIT
2 1 (1.79%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Hyper-V
2 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.79%) XenApp
5 1 (1.79%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.79%) UAG
5 1 (1.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) SCOM
3 1 (1.79%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.79%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.79%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.21%) Citrix
3 11 (19.64%) Cisco
4 10 (17.86%) VMware
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle
6 3 (5.36%) ESRI
7 2 (3.57%) Brocade
7 2 (3.57%) Rackspace
7 2 (3.57%) IBM
7 2 (3.57%) Avaya
7 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.57%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.79%) Symantec
8 1 (1.79%) SAP
8 1 (1.79%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.79%) Dell
8 1 (1.79%) Intel