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

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technical Architect
Rank 860 839 814
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Architect 48 90 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.074% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.079% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 48 54 55
Average salary £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £55,750 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £88,850 £97,750 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £65,000 £66,250
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.88%

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
105077 114312 105347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.60% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 85966 92614 87650
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,896 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 20 April 2015 within the UK.

Senior Technical Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Architect
Top 17 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 April 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 -18 36 £77,500 +19.23% 4
London +13 24 £78,750 +18.86% 1
City of London +16 7 £87,500 +45.83%
East of England +36 6 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire 0 6 £60,000 -4.00%
Hemel Hempstead -26 6 £60,000 -4.00%
South East -7 3 £62,500 -3.84% 2
Middlesex - 2 £62,500 -
West Midlands -14 1 £45,000 -55.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £50,000 - 2
Somerset - 1 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
South West - 1 £47,500 -
Bath - 1 £47,500 -
Bradford - 1 £50,000 -
Coventry - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 46 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (38.20%) Scrum
3 30 (33.71%) Java
4 28 (31.46%) .NET
5 25 (28.09%) C#
5 25 (28.09%) Microsoft
6 24 (26.97%) Analytics
7 23 (25.84%) Big Data
8 22 (24.72%) Continuous Delivery
9 21 (23.60%) Cisco
9 21 (23.60%) Web Services
10 20 (22.47%) MS Excel
10 20 (22.47%) Oracle
11 19 (21.35%) JavaScript
11 19 (21.35%) SQL
11 19 (21.35%) Amazon AWS
12 18 (20.22%) TDD
12 18 (20.22%) E-Commerce
13 17 (19.10%) RESTful
14 16 (17.98%) Domain-Driven Design
14 16 (17.98%) Feature Driven Development
14 16 (17.98%) Kanban
14 16 (17.98%) Refactoring
14 16 (17.98%) ReSharper
14 16 (17.98%) Internet
14 16 (17.98%) Line Management
14 16 (17.98%) AngularJS
14 16 (17.98%) User Experience
14 16 (17.98%) KnockoutJS
14 16 (17.98%) CQRS

Senior Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 7 (7.87%) SAS
2 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.37%) Lync
4 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.25%) Drupal
4 2 (2.25%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.12%) JBoss
5 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.12%) Jetty
5 1 (1.12%) Mule
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.12%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.12%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 20 (22.47%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.87%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.12%) Magento
3 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.12%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.98%) Internet
2 9 (10.11%) Firewall
3 8 (8.99%) LAN
4 7 (7.87%) WAN
5 4 (4.49%) Unified Communications
5 4 (4.49%) SAN
6 3 (3.37%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.37%) OSPF
6 3 (3.37%) BGP
7 2 (2.25%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.25%) DWDM
7 2 (2.25%) MPLS
7 2 (2.25%) X.25
7 2 (2.25%) ATM
7 2 (2.25%) VPN
7 2 (2.25%) SDH
7 2 (2.25%) VoIP
7 2 (2.25%) WLAN
7 2 (2.25%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.84%) Big Data
2 16 (17.98%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.87%) Oracle ODI
3 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (7.87%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (7.87%) Spotfire
3 7 (7.87%) QlikView
3 7 (7.87%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.12%) MySQL
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (17.98%) ReSharper
2 6 (6.74%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.62%) ClearCase
4 4 (4.49%) Rational Rose
4 4 (4.49%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.25%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.25%) Selenium
6 2 (2.25%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.12%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.12%) Subversion
7 1 (1.12%) Maven
7 1 (1.12%) JIRA
7 1 (1.12%) Ant
General
1 8 (8.99%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.37%) Retail
3 3 (3.37%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.12%) Electronics
4 1 (1.12%) Legal
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.12%) Advertising
4 1 (1.12%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.46%) .NET
2 21 (23.60%) Web Services
3 17 (19.10%) RESTful
4 16 (17.98%) KnockoutJS
4 16 (17.98%) AngularJS
5 7 (7.87%) J2EE
6 4 (4.49%) Middleware
6 4 (4.49%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (3.37%) Ajax
7 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.37%) CSS
7 3 (3.37%) XML
8 2 (2.25%) JMS
8 2 (2.25%) SOAP
8 2 (2.25%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (2.25%) LAMP
8 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.25%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.25%) REST
8 2 (2.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) User Experience
2 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.87%) Data Integration
4 6 (6.74%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.49%) Mainframe
5 4 (4.49%) Visualisation
5 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.25%) Tandem
7 2 (2.25%) Open Source
8 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.12%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.24%) Windows
2 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.49%) UNIX
4 3 (3.37%) Linux
5 2 (2.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.12%) CentOS
6 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (38.20%) Scrum
3 24 (26.97%) Analytics
4 22 (24.72%) Continuous Delivery
5 18 (20.22%) TDD
5 18 (20.22%) E-Commerce
6 16 (17.98%) Line Management
6 16 (17.98%) BDD
6 16 (17.98%) CQRS
6 16 (17.98%) Refactoring
6 16 (17.98%) Kanban
6 16 (17.98%) Domain-Driven Design
6 16 (17.98%) Feature Driven Development
7 15 (16.85%) Mentoring
8 13 (14.61%) Software Delivery
8 13 (14.61%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (13.48%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (13.48%) TOGAF
10 10 (11.24%) SOA
10 10 (11.24%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (33.71%) Java
2 25 (28.09%) C#
3 19 (21.35%) JavaScript
3 19 (21.35%) SQL
4 12 (13.48%) Ruby
5 11 (12.36%) Python
6 7 (7.87%) R
7 4 (4.49%) VB
7 4 (4.49%) JCL
7 4 (4.49%) C++
7 4 (4.49%) COBOL
8 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) Degree
2 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.37%) CCNA
5 3 (3.37%) CCDP
6 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.12%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (1.12%) CCIE
7 1 (1.12%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.24%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.37%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.37%) NDS
3 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.25%) vSphere
3 2 (2.25%) Varnish
3 2 (2.25%) XenApp
4 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.12%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.25%) CA LISA
2 2 (2.25%) Puppet
3 1 (1.12%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.12%) yum
Vendors
1 25 (28.09%) Microsoft
2 21 (23.60%) Cisco
3 20 (22.47%) Oracle
4 14 (15.73%) VMware
5 8 (8.99%) SAP
6 7 (7.87%) Tableau
6 7 (7.87%) Business Objects
6 7 (7.87%) Informatica
7 6 (6.74%) Juniper
7 6 (6.74%) Brocade
8 5 (5.62%) Citrix
9 3 (3.37%) IBM
9 3 (3.37%) HP
10 2 (2.25%) CA
10 2 (2.25%) ATG
10 2 (2.25%) Pega
10 2 (2.25%) Coverity
10 2 (2.25%) hybris
10 2 (2.25%) AppDynamics
11 1 (1.12%) Demandware
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