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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 164 174 201
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 63 34 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.02% 0.67% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.71% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 49 28 11
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £44,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +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
5864 4812 5444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.07% 95.02% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4854 4143 4828
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
Bristol -3 16 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Somerset -15 12 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Wiltshire -6 11 £45,000 -10.00%
Gloucestershire -2 7 £31,000 -42.32% 1
Devon - 5 £45,000 - 1
Dorset -5 2 - - 1
Avon - 1 £52,500 -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 44 (29.53%) Finance
2 40 (26.85%) Degree
2 40 (26.85%) Security Cleared
3 39 (26.17%) SC Cleared
4 37 (24.83%) Technical Architecture
5 34 (22.82%) Java
6 32 (21.48%) GIS
7 28 (18.79%) UML
8 27 (18.12%) Windows
9 26 (17.45%) ITIL
9 26 (17.45%) Open Source
9 26 (17.45%) Waterfall
10 24 (16.11%) Computer Science
10 24 (16.11%) SOA
11 23 (15.44%) ESRI
12 22 (14.77%) VMware
12 22 (14.77%) SQL Server
12 22 (14.77%) Relational Database
13 20 (13.42%) .NET
14 19 (12.75%) Middleware
14 19 (12.75%) Business Analysis
15 18 (12.08%) Software Engineering
15 18 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (12.08%) Oracle
16 17 (11.41%) Microsoft
16 17 (11.41%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (11.41%) Git (software)
17 16 (10.74%) Maven
17 16 (10.74%) TOGAF
17 16 (10.74%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 15 (10.07%) Apache ServiceMix
2 6 (4.03%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.01%) SAS
3 3 (2.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.67%) Lync
4 1 (0.67%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.34%) MS Project
1 2 (1.34%) MS Office
1 2 (1.34%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.68%) SAN
2 2 (1.34%) Network Security
2 2 (1.34%) iSCSI
2 2 (1.34%) NAS
3 1 (0.67%) TETRA
3 1 (0.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.77%) SQL Server
1 22 (14.77%) Relational Database
2 14 (9.40%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.68%) DB2
4 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (11.41%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.74%) Maven
3 15 (10.07%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (29.53%) Finance
2 10 (6.71%) Banking
3 8 (5.37%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.37%) Local Government
4 6 (4.03%) Marketing
5 5 (3.36%) Retail
6 2 (1.34%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) Military
7 1 (0.67%) Electronics
7 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.42%) .NET
2 19 (12.75%) Middleware
3 15 (10.07%) jQuery
3 15 (10.07%) OSGi
4 14 (9.40%) PostGIS
4 14 (9.40%) Spring
5 12 (8.05%) ASP.NET
6 10 (6.71%) Web Services
6 10 (6.71%) HTML
6 10 (6.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (6.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 9 (6.04%) CSS
8 6 (4.03%) XML
9 4 (2.68%) JSF
10 3 (2.01%) Spring MVC
11 2 (1.34%) Java EE
11 2 (1.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 1 (0.67%) Sencha Touch
12 1 (0.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.48%) GIS
2 26 (17.45%) Open Source
3 24 (16.11%) Computer Science
4 14 (9.40%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (7.38%) Client/Server
6 9 (6.04%) N-Tier
7 8 (5.37%) Mathematics
8 6 (4.03%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (3.36%) Clustering
10 3 (2.01%) Blackberry
10 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.34%) Mainframe
11 2 (1.34%) Digital Media
11 2 (1.34%) CESG
11 2 (1.34%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.67%) DTV
12 1 (0.67%) IBM Mainframe
12 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (18.12%) Windows
2 9 (6.04%) Solaris
2 9 (6.04%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.03%) Linux
4 4 (2.68%) UNIX
5 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.67%) Android
6 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.83%) Technical Architecture
2 28 (18.79%) UML
3 26 (17.45%) ITIL
3 26 (17.45%) Waterfall
4 24 (16.11%) SOA
5 19 (12.75%) Business Analysis
6 18 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (12.08%) Software Engineering
7 16 (10.74%) TOGAF
7 16 (10.74%) Migration
7 16 (10.74%) Scrum
8 15 (10.07%) TDD
8 15 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (8.72%) Network Management
10 12 (8.05%) Project Management
11 11 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (7.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (6.04%) Protective Monitoring
12 9 (6.04%) IT Governance
12 9 (6.04%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (22.82%) Java
2 12 (8.05%) C#
3 5 (3.36%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.01%) SQL
5 2 (1.34%) C++
5 2 (1.34%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (26.85%) Degree
1 40 (26.85%) Security Cleared
2 39 (26.17%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (6.71%) MCP
5 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.03%) HP ASE
7 5 (3.36%) MCSE
8 2 (1.34%) MCSD
8 2 (1.34%) ISEB
8 2 (1.34%) CITP
9 1 (0.67%) MCITP
9 1 (0.67%) CISSP
9 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.67%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (0.67%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.67%) CCNP
9 1 (0.67%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.38%) COBIT
2 8 (5.37%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (11.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.03%) Hyper-V
2 6 (4.03%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.36%) VMware ESX
3 5 (3.36%) XenApp
3 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (2.01%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.01%) ARCserve
1 3 (2.01%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (2.01%) NetBackup
1 3 (2.01%) Backup Exec
1 3 (2.01%) SCCM
2 2 (1.34%) WSUS
3 1 (0.67%) SCOM
3 1 (0.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (15.44%) ESRI
2 22 (14.77%) VMware
3 18 (12.08%) Oracle
4 17 (11.41%) Microsoft
5 9 (6.04%) Citrix
5 9 (6.04%) Symantec
6 7 (4.70%) Cisco
6 7 (4.70%) IBM
6 7 (4.70%) HP
7 4 (2.68%) NetApp
8 3 (2.01%) SAP
9 2 (1.34%) Remedy
9 2 (1.34%) Sophos
9 2 (1.34%) Altiris
9 2 (1.34%) Capita
10 1 (0.67%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.67%) Sencha
10 1 (0.67%) F5
10 1 (0.67%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.67%) LogLogic
South West
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent pension & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000.0000 - £50000.0000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Rolls Royce
Posted: 10 days ago