The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Technical Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technical Architect
Rank 842 825 793
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Architect 37 47 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.045% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.048% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 32 34 71
Average salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £91,250 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +15.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Technical Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Technical Architect within the UK.

Senior Technical Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Technical Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Technical Architect over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 within the UK.

Senior Technical Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Architect
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 27 January 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
England -13 29 £72,500 +11.53% 2
London +35 25 £77,500 +8.77%
City of London +10 6 £67,500 -
South East -51 3 £62,500 -5.30% 1
South Wales - 2 £67,500 -
Wales - 2 £67,500 -
Middlesex - 2 £62,500 -
Cardiff - 2 £67,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £44,000 -

Senior Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Technical Architect in their job title.

1 38 (39.58%) Java
2 35 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (35.42%) .NET
4 33 (34.38%) Technical Architecture
5 31 (32.29%) SQL
6 30 (31.25%) Oracle
7 28 (29.17%) SOA
8 27 (28.13%) Web Services
9 26 (27.08%) VMware
10 24 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (23.96%) Degree
11 23 (23.96%) Finance
11 23 (23.96%) Microsoft
12 22 (22.92%) Enterprise Architecture
12 22 (22.92%) TOGAF
13 20 (20.83%) Windows
13 20 (20.83%) C#
14 19 (19.79%) JavaScript
15 16 (16.67%) Cisco
15 16 (16.67%) Scrum
15 16 (16.67%) Big Data
16 15 (15.63%) TDD
16 15 (15.63%) Project Management
17 14 (14.58%) Client/Server
17 14 (14.58%) Analytics
18 13 (13.54%) ITIL
18 13 (13.54%) UNIX
18 13 (13.54%) Quality Management
18 13 (13.54%) Risk Management
19 12 (12.50%) SQL Server

Senior Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.38%) SharePoint
1 9 (9.38%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (5.21%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.17%) SAS
3 4 (4.17%) Jetty
4 3 (3.13%) Lync
5 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.08%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.04%) Apache
6 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.42%) Internet
2 4 (4.17%) OSPF
2 4 (4.17%) BGP
3 3 (3.13%) EIGRP
3 3 (3.13%) DWDM
3 3 (3.13%) MPLS
3 3 (3.13%) VPN
3 3 (3.13%) ATM
3 3 (3.13%) LAN
3 3 (3.13%) SDH
3 3 (3.13%) VoIP
3 3 (3.13%) WLAN
3 3 (3.13%) X.25
3 3 (3.13%) Frame Relay
3 3 (3.13%) xDSL
3 3 (3.13%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.08%) WAN
5 1 (1.04%) DHCP
5 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.67%) Big Data
2 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 9 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (7.29%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (4.17%) Spotfire
6 4 (4.17%) QlikView
6 4 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (2.08%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.08%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (10.42%) ReSharper
2 3 (3.13%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.13%) ClearCase
2 3 (3.13%) Subversion
3 2 (2.08%) Maven
3 2 (2.08%) Rational Rose
3 2 (2.08%) Ant
4 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (1.04%) Mockito
4 1 (1.04%) JIRA
4 1 (1.04%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.04%) NUnit
4 1 (1.04%) CruiseControl
General
1 23 (23.96%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Banking
2 8 (8.33%) Back Office
3 6 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.17%) Retail
5 2 (2.08%) Games
6 1 (1.04%) Marketing
6 1 (1.04%) Legal
6 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (35.42%) .NET
2 27 (28.13%) Web Services
3 12 (12.50%) RESTful
4 11 (11.46%) jQuery
4 11 (11.46%) XML
4 11 (11.46%) CSS
4 11 (11.46%) Ajax
5 10 (10.42%) KnockoutJS
5 10 (10.42%) AngularJS
6 9 (9.38%) WCF
6 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET
7 8 (8.33%) WPF
8 7 (7.29%) J2EE
8 7 (7.29%) SOAP
9 6 (6.25%) Spring
10 5 (5.21%) REST
11 4 (4.17%) Java EE
11 4 (4.17%) Spring MVC
11 4 (4.17%) Middleware
11 4 (4.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Client/Server
2 10 (10.42%) User Experience
3 9 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.17%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.08%) DataPower
6 2 (2.08%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.08%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.08%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.04%) Open Source
7 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.83%) Windows
2 13 (13.54%) UNIX
3 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.04%) CentOS
4 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (34.38%) Technical Architecture
3 28 (29.17%) SOA
4 22 (22.92%) TOGAF
4 22 (22.92%) Enterprise Architecture
5 16 (16.67%) Scrum
6 15 (15.63%) TDD
6 15 (15.63%) Project Management
7 14 (14.58%) Analytics
8 13 (13.54%) Quality Management
8 13 (13.54%) ITIL
8 13 (13.54%) Risk Management
9 11 (11.46%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (11.46%) BDD
10 10 (10.42%) CQRS
10 10 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (10.42%) Kanban
10 10 (10.42%) Domain-Driven Design
10 10 (10.42%) Feature Driven Development
10 10 (10.42%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (39.58%) Java
2 31 (32.29%) SQL
3 20 (20.83%) C#
4 19 (19.79%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 8 (8.33%) XPath
6 4 (4.17%) R
7 3 (3.13%) Ruby
8 2 (2.08%) Groovy
8 2 (2.08%) Scala
8 2 (2.08%) Python
8 2 (2.08%) JCL
8 2 (2.08%) VB
8 2 (2.08%) C++
8 2 (2.08%) COBOL
9 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (23.96%) Degree
2 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.08%) CCIE
3 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.04%) CCNP
4 1 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.04%) Avaya Certification
4 1 (1.04%) CCEE
4 1 (1.04%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) COBIT
2 5 (5.21%) QA
3 2 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.13%) XenApp
3 2 (2.08%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.08%) vSphere
3 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.04%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) yum
1 1 (1.04%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.04%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 30 (31.25%) Oracle
2 26 (27.08%) VMware
3 23 (23.96%) Microsoft
4 16 (16.67%) Cisco
5 9 (9.38%) Brocade
6 6 (6.25%) Citrix
7 4 (4.17%) Informatica
7 4 (4.17%) Business Objects
7 4 (4.17%) SAP
7 4 (4.17%) Tableau
8 2 (2.08%) IBM
8 2 (2.08%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.04%) Perforce
9 1 (1.04%) AppSense
9 1 (1.04%) NetApp
9 1 (1.04%) Avaya
9 1 (1.04%) Juniper
9 1 (1.04%) HP
9 1 (1.04%) EMC
9 1 (1.04%) Unisys
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago