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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Technical Architect
Rank 861 776 795
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Architect 42 88 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.081% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.086% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 39 61 76
Average salary £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £56,000 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +8.69%

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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014 within the UK.

Senior Technical Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Architect
Top 26 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 20 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
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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 -60 42 £67,500 - 3
London -56 19 £80,000 +6.66% 1
South East -11 8 £67,500 +8.00%
City of London -27 7 £72,500 -19.44%
Somerset - 6 £57,500 -
Bath - 6 £57,500 -
South West - 6 £57,500 -
Oxfordshire +12 5 £67,500 +28.57%
Abingdon - 5 £67,500 -
West Midlands +2 4 £40,000 -40.74%
Warwickshire - 3 £40,000 -
Rugby - 3 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire -1 2 £50,000 -28.57%
Birmingham -1 1 £70,000 +3.70%
East of England -2 1 £66,000 +25.71%
Milton Keynes -10 1 - -
Berkshire -11 1 £67,500 -3.57%
North West -11 1 £55,000 -29.03%
Cheshire -13 1 £55,000 -29.03%
Yorkshire -36 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £90,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £66,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £67,500 -
High Wycombe - 1 £50,000 -
Leeds - 1 - -

Senior Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 39 (36.79%) Java
1 39 (36.79%) .NET
2 33 (31.13%) SQL
3 31 (29.25%) TDD
4 30 (28.30%) Finance
4 30 (28.30%) SOA
5 25 (23.58%) Web Services
5 25 (23.58%) Microsoft
6 23 (21.70%) ASP.NET
7 22 (20.75%) Big Data
8 21 (19.81%) C#
8 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (18.87%) UML
10 18 (16.98%) SQL Server
11 17 (16.04%) Degree
11 17 (16.04%) Java EE
12 16 (15.09%) Oracle
12 16 (15.09%) NoSQL
13 15 (14.15%) REST
13 15 (14.15%) Technical Architecture
14 14 (13.21%) MVC
14 14 (13.21%) SOAP
14 14 (13.21%) Windows
14 14 (13.21%) Relational Database
14 14 (13.21%) jQuery
15 13 (12.26%) MS Excel
15 13 (12.26%) Computer Science
16 11 (10.38%) Back Office
16 11 (10.38%) Scrum
16 11 (10.38%) Ajax

Senior Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (8.49%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (7.55%) Apache Pig
3 7 (6.60%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.77%) CMS
4 4 (3.77%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.83%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.83%) Node.js
5 3 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.94%) Drupal
6 1 (0.94%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.94%) IIS
6 1 (0.94%) MQSeries
Applications
1 13 (12.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.94%) MS Project
2 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Magento
2 3 (2.83%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.94%) Lawson
3 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.94%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.94%) SaaS
2 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.43%) Internet
2 4 (3.77%) VPN
2 4 (3.77%) SAN
3 3 (2.83%) Intranet
3 3 (2.83%) WAN
3 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.83%) LAN
3 3 (2.83%) VoIP
3 3 (2.83%) 4G
4 2 (1.89%) Firewall
5 1 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.94%) Frame Relay
5 1 (0.94%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.94%) xDSL
5 1 (0.94%) DWDM
5 1 (0.94%) MPLS
5 1 (0.94%) OSPF
5 1 (0.94%) BGP
5 1 (0.94%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.75%) Big Data
2 18 (16.98%) SQL Server
3 16 (15.09%) NoSQL
4 14 (13.21%) Relational Database
5 8 (7.55%) Hadoop
5 8 (7.55%) Apache Hive
5 8 (7.55%) MongoDB
5 8 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (4.72%) MySQL
7 4 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.83%) QlikView
8 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.83%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.89%) CruiseControl
3 2 (1.89%) Subversion
4 1 (0.94%) Maven
4 1 (0.94%) Lombardi
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.94%) NUnit
4 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.94%) JProfiler
4 1 (0.94%) JUnit
General
1 30 (28.30%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) Back Office
3 9 (8.49%) Banking
4 8 (7.55%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.66%) Front Office
6 4 (3.77%) Retail
6 4 (3.77%) Marketing
7 3 (2.83%) Legal
8 2 (1.89%) French Language
8 2 (1.89%) German Language
8 2 (1.89%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.94%) Law
9 1 (0.94%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (36.79%) .NET
2 25 (23.58%) Web Services
3 23 (21.70%) ASP.NET
4 17 (16.04%) Java EE
5 15 (14.15%) REST
6 14 (13.21%) jQuery
6 14 (13.21%) SOAP
7 11 (10.38%) Ajax
8 10 (9.43%) WCF
9 9 (8.49%) XML
10 8 (7.55%) CSS
10 8 (7.55%) J2EE
10 8 (7.55%) .NET Framework
10 8 (7.55%) OSGi
10 8 (7.55%) Apache Camel
11 7 (6.60%) HTML
12 5 (4.72%) Middleware
12 5 (4.72%) WPF
13 4 (3.77%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (3.77%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.26%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.55%) DataPower
3 5 (4.72%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.83%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.89%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.89%) Replication
5 2 (1.89%) Clustering
5 2 (1.89%) Open Source
5 2 (1.89%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.89%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.94%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.94%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.94%) RIA
6 1 (0.94%) Equities
6 1 (0.94%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.94%) NHS
6 1 (0.94%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.21%) Windows
2 10 (9.43%) UNIX
3 5 (4.72%) Linux
4 2 (1.89%) Android
4 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.94%) SUSE
5 1 (0.94%) Debian
5 1 (0.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.25%) TDD
2 30 (28.30%) SOA
3 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (18.87%) UML
5 15 (14.15%) Technical Architecture
6 14 (13.21%) MVC
7 11 (10.38%) Scrum
7 11 (10.38%) OO
8 10 (9.43%) Web Application Development
8 10 (9.43%) Analytics
9 8 (7.55%) Business Transformation
9 8 (7.55%) BDD
9 8 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (6.60%) E-Commerce
11 6 (5.66%) ITIL
11 6 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (5.66%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (36.79%) Java
2 33 (31.13%) SQL
3 21 (19.81%) C#
4 8 (7.55%) Groovy
4 8 (7.55%) Scala
5 7 (6.60%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.66%) PHP
6 6 (5.66%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.72%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.77%) Python
9 3 (2.83%) XPath
10 1 (0.94%) Ruby
10 1 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (16.04%) Degree
2 3 (2.83%) HNC
2 3 (2.83%) HND
3 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) MCP
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) COBIT
2 2 (1.89%) QA
3 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.94%) XenApp
3 1 (0.94%) XenServer
3 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.94%) vSphere
3 1 (0.94%) RHEV
3 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.94%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.94%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (23.58%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.09%) Oracle
3 9 (8.49%) IBM
4 8 (7.55%) Business Objects
5 6 (5.66%) Unisys
6 5 (4.72%) SAP
7 3 (2.83%) Sybase
7 3 (2.83%) Informatica
7 3 (2.83%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (2.83%) VMware
7 3 (2.83%) Google
8 2 (1.89%) Citrix
8 2 (1.89%) JBoss
8 2 (1.89%) Cisco
9 1 (0.94%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.94%) Juniper
9 1 (0.94%) Epicor
9 1 (0.94%) HP
9 1 (0.94%) Dell
9 1 (0.94%) EMC
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