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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 189 155 166
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 49 60 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.84% 1.18% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.23% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 43 51 50
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £62,000 £70,500
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
5610 4870 5039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.13% 95.64% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4731 4153 4460
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,950 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +1 19 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Dorset -21 10 £42,500 -17.47% 1
Somerset -8 6 £47,500 -9.52%
Gloucestershire -23 5 £70,000 +37.25% 3
Devon - 4 £80,000 -
Wiltshire +2 2 £75,000 +36.36%
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 36 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 34 (32.38%) Microsoft
3 32 (30.48%) Technical Architecture
4 31 (29.52%) SC Cleared
5 24 (22.86%) Windows
6 20 (19.05%) Oracle
6 20 (19.05%) Software Engineering
7 19 (18.10%) Open Source
7 19 (18.10%) UML
8 17 (16.19%) Citrix
8 17 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (15.24%) Middleware
9 16 (15.24%) SOA
10 15 (14.29%) Linux
10 15 (14.29%) Finance
11 14 (13.33%) VMware
11 14 (13.33%) Firewall
11 14 (13.33%) .NET
11 14 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
11 14 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (12.38%) Enterprise Architecture
12 13 (12.38%) SQL
12 13 (12.38%) Cisco
13 12 (11.43%) Java
13 12 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (11.43%) Banking
13 12 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (10.48%) Web Application Development
14 11 (10.48%) Spring
14 11 (10.48%) JSF

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.90%) Lync
5 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.95%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) SaaS
2 3 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.33%) Firewall
2 7 (6.67%) SAN
3 5 (4.76%) MPLS
3 5 (4.76%) iSCSI
3 5 (4.76%) NAS
3 5 (4.76%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (2.86%) Internet
4 3 (2.86%) Wireless
4 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.90%) WAN
5 2 (1.90%) LAN
5 2 (1.90%) Network Security
6 1 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.95%) VLAN
6 1 (0.95%) VoIP
6 1 (0.95%) ATM
6 1 (0.95%) Broadband
6 1 (0.95%) DHCP
6 1 (0.95%) DNS
6 1 (0.95%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.90%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.95%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.95%) MySQL
5 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.90%) Ant
2 2 (1.90%) Maven
2 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (14.29%) Finance
2 12 (11.43%) Banking
3 10 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 8 (7.62%) Local Government
5 6 (5.71%) Marketing
6 4 (3.81%) Advertising
7 1 (0.95%) Electronics
7 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.24%) Middleware
2 14 (13.33%) .NET
3 11 (10.48%) Spring
3 11 (10.48%) JSF
4 9 (8.57%) XML
5 8 (7.62%) jQuery
6 6 (5.71%) PostGIS
7 4 (3.81%) J2EE
8 3 (2.86%) CSS
8 3 (2.86%) HTML
9 2 (1.90%) Application Packaging
9 2 (1.90%) REST
9 2 (1.90%) SOAP
9 2 (1.90%) Web Services
9 2 (1.90%) Ajax
10 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.10%) Open Source
2 14 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (10.48%) Client/Server
5 10 (9.52%) Clustering
6 9 (8.57%) GIS
7 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.86%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.95%) CMDB
10 1 (0.95%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.95%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.95%) DTV
10 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.95%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.86%) Windows
2 15 (14.29%) Linux
3 6 (5.71%) AIX
3 6 (5.71%) Solaris
4 5 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.86%) UNIX
6 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.95%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.48%) Technical Architecture
2 20 (19.05%) Software Engineering
3 19 (18.10%) UML
4 17 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (15.24%) SOA
6 13 (12.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (10.48%) TOGAF
8 11 (10.48%) Web Application Development
9 8 (7.62%) ITIL
10 7 (6.67%) Service Delivery
11 6 (5.71%) Project Management
11 6 (5.71%) Migration
11 6 (5.71%) Waterfall
12 5 (4.76%) Wealth Management
13 4 (3.81%) Matrix Management
13 4 (3.81%) Software Architecture
13 4 (3.81%) Zachman Framework
13 4 (3.81%) DoDAF
13 4 (3.81%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.38%) SQL
2 12 (11.43%) Java
3 3 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.90%) Scala
4 2 (1.90%) Clojure
4 2 (1.90%) C
5 1 (0.95%) C#
5 1 (0.95%) Python
5 1 (0.95%) Ruby
5 1 (0.95%) Perl
5 1 (0.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 31 (29.52%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.52%) Degree
4 8 (7.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (6.67%) MCSE
5 7 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.76%) MCSA
7 4 (3.81%) MCP
7 4 (3.81%) VCP4
8 3 (2.86%) CCIE
8 3 (2.86%) CCNA
9 2 (1.90%) Postgraduate
9 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.95%) MCITP
10 1 (0.95%) HP ASE
10 1 (0.95%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) COBIT
2 5 (4.76%) SLA
3 3 (2.86%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 14 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 9 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.86%) XenApp
4 3 (2.86%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.90%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) OpenView
1 5 (4.76%) Unicenter
2 1 (0.95%) ARCserve
2 1 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.95%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (32.38%) Microsoft
2 20 (19.05%) Oracle
3 17 (16.19%) Citrix
4 14 (13.33%) VMware
5 13 (12.38%) Cisco
6 11 (10.48%) IBM
7 9 (8.57%) ESRI
8 5 (4.76%) Juniper
8 5 (4.76%) BMC
8 5 (4.76%) HP
8 5 (4.76%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.86%) webMethods
9 3 (2.86%) Symantec
10 2 (1.90%) Mapinfo
10 2 (1.90%) F5
11 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.95%) Intel
11 1 (0.95%) McAfee
11 1 (0.95%) Sourcefire
11 1 (0.95%) Ericsson
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