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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technical Architect
Rank 851 864 790
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -74
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Architect 42 43 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.037% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.040% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 34 38 57
Average salary £82,500 £67,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £58,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,250 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £87,500 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -8.00%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Senior Technical Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Architect
Top 13 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 28 August 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
England -7 32 £80,000 +18.51% 4
London +17 24 £80,000 - 1
City of London +20 3 £75,000 +3.44%
South East +10 3 £57,500 -14.81%
Surrey - 3 £57,500 -
Guildford - 3 £57,500 -
West Midlands -7 2 £85,000 +112.50%
North East - 2 £47,903 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £47,903 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £47,903 -
Birmingham +11 1 £85,000 +21.42%
North West +3 1 £85,000 -
Manchester - 1 £85,000 -

Senior Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (25.88%) Firewall
2 21 (24.71%) Cisco
3 20 (23.53%) Windows
4 19 (22.35%) VMware
5 18 (21.18%) Citrix
5 18 (21.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 18 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 17 (20.00%) Oracle
6 17 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (18.82%) SOA
8 15 (17.65%) WAN
8 15 (17.65%) Active Directory
8 15 (17.65%) Java
8 15 (17.65%) vSphere
8 15 (17.65%) VCAP
8 15 (17.65%) vCloud
8 15 (17.65%) Hyper-V
8 15 (17.65%) VCDX
8 15 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (16.47%) Analytics
10 13 (15.29%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (14.12%) Business Analysis
11 12 (14.12%) Microsoft
11 12 (14.12%) LAN
12 11 (12.94%) SAN
12 11 (12.94%) TOGAF
12 11 (12.94%) C#
12 11 (12.94%) Web Services
12 11 (12.94%) Degree

Senior Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (9.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (8.24%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.71%) Lync
4 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.71%) IIS
4 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.53%) Apache
5 3 (3.53%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.35%) SAS
6 2 (2.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Office
1 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (9.41%) WebTrends
1 8 (9.41%) Magento
2 1 (1.18%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.71%) Office 365
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.88%) Firewall
2 15 (17.65%) WAN
3 12 (14.12%) LAN
4 11 (12.94%) SAN
5 8 (9.41%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (9.41%) Unified Communications
5 8 (9.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.53%) VPN
7 3 (3.53%) DNS
7 3 (3.53%) SSL
7 3 (3.53%) IPv4
7 3 (3.53%) IPv6
7 3 (3.53%) HTTP
7 3 (3.53%) NetScaler
7 3 (3.53%) NAS
7 3 (3.53%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.35%) Internet
8 2 (2.35%) MPLS
9 1 (1.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.88%) Big Data
3 3 (3.53%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (2.35%) Spotfire
4 2 (2.35%) QlikView
4 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) ReSharper
1 2 (2.35%) Selenium
1 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.35%) LoadRunner
1 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.35%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.18%) NUnit
2 1 (1.18%) Subversion
2 1 (1.18%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (9.41%) Banking
2 6 (7.06%) Retail
3 4 (4.71%) Finance
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Games
4 1 (1.18%) Back Office
4 1 (1.18%) Electronics
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.94%) Web Services
2 9 (10.59%) .NET
3 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.53%) XML
3 3 (3.53%) Middleware
3 3 (3.53%) Silverlight
3 3 (3.53%) RESTful
4 2 (2.35%) Django
4 2 (2.35%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.35%) WCF
4 2 (2.35%) WPF
4 2 (2.35%) LAMP
4 2 (2.35%) CSS
4 2 (2.35%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.35%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (2.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.18%) HTML
5 1 (1.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.53%) Clustering
2 3 (3.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.35%) User Experience
3 2 (2.35%) Tandem
3 2 (2.35%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.35%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.18%) DTV
4 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.53%) Windows
2 6 (7.06%) Linux
3 3 (3.53%) AIX
3 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.53%) Windows 8
3 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.53%) UNIX
4 2 (2.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.18%) Enterprise Architecture
2 17 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 16 (18.82%) SOA
4 14 (16.47%) Analytics
5 12 (14.12%) Business Analysis
6 11 (12.94%) TOGAF
7 10 (11.76%) Network Design
7 10 (11.76%) Network Architecture
8 9 (10.59%) Open Source
8 9 (10.59%) Project Management
8 9 (10.59%) ITIL
8 9 (10.59%) Data Modelling
9 8 (9.41%) Scrum
10 7 (8.24%) Information Security
10 7 (8.24%) Security Management
10 7 (8.24%) Zachman Framework
10 7 (8.24%) Quality Management
10 7 (8.24%) Information Security Management
10 7 (8.24%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.65%) Java
2 11 (12.94%) C#
3 9 (10.59%) SQL
4 6 (7.06%) Python
5 4 (4.71%) Ruby
5 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.53%) Perl
7 2 (2.35%) R
8 1 (1.18%) C
8 1 (1.18%) PHP
8 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.18%) VB
8 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 15 (17.65%) VCDX
1 15 (17.65%) VCAP
2 11 (12.94%) SC Cleared
2 11 (12.94%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.94%) Degree
3 8 (9.41%) CCNA
3 8 (9.41%) CCDP
3 8 (9.41%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.71%) MCITP
4 4 (4.71%) VTSP
5 2 (2.35%) CITP
5 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 15 (17.65%) vSphere
2 15 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 15 (17.65%) vCloud
3 8 (9.41%) NDS
4 3 (3.53%) NFS
5 2 (2.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.35%) CA LISA
2 2 (2.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (24.71%) Cisco
2 19 (22.35%) VMware
3 18 (21.18%) Citrix
4 17 (20.00%) Oracle
5 12 (14.12%) Microsoft
6 10 (11.76%) Juniper
7 8 (9.41%) Adobe
7 8 (9.41%) ATG
7 8 (9.41%) hybris
8 6 (7.06%) Red Hat
9 5 (5.88%) IBM
10 3 (3.53%) SAP
10 3 (3.53%) NetApp
11 2 (2.35%) Pega
11 2 (2.35%) Coverity
11 2 (2.35%) HP
11 2 (2.35%) Progress
11 2 (2.35%) CA
11 2 (2.35%) Informatica
11 2 (2.35%) Tableau
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