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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Technical Architect
Rank 854 799 834
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Architect 48 77 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.072% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.077% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 36 53 56
Average salary £65,500 £67,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.96% -6.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,500 £61,250
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +13.63%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Senior Technical Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Architect
Top 30 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 19 September 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 -48 48 £65,500 -2.96% 7
London -63 18 £77,500 +3.33% 2
City of London -17 8 £72,500 -19.44%
South West - 7 £57,500 - 1
Somerset - 7 £57,500 - 1
Bath - 7 £57,500 - 1
South East -20 6 £62,500 - 2
East Midlands - 5 £50,000 -
Leicestershire - 5 £50,000 -
Leicester - 5 £50,000 -
West Midlands -11 4 £40,000 -40.74%
East of England - 3 £61,750 -
Warwickshire - 3 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £50,000 - 1
Rugby - 3 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -39 2 - - 1
Suffolk - 2 £57,500 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - - 1
Ipswich - 2 £57,500 -
Oxfordshire +6 1 £67,500 +28.57%
Berkshire +2 1 £62,500 -10.71% 1
York -4 1 - - 1
Surrey -7 1 - -
Birmingham -9 1 £70,000 +3.70%
North Yorkshire -24 1 - - 1
Leeds -28 1 - -
West Yorkshire -33 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £90,000 -
North West - 1 - -
Abingdon - 1 £67,500 -

Senior Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 33 (37.50%) Finance
2 32 (36.36%) .NET
3 31 (35.23%) SQL
4 29 (32.95%) Java
5 24 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
6 22 (25.00%) SOA
7 20 (22.73%) Oracle
8 19 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
9 18 (20.45%) Windows
9 18 (20.45%) Microsoft
10 17 (19.32%) C#
10 17 (19.32%) Mentoring
11 16 (18.18%) Relational Database
11 16 (18.18%) Web Services
12 15 (17.05%) ASP.NET
12 15 (17.05%) TDD
12 15 (17.05%) Back Office
12 15 (17.05%) Degree
13 14 (15.91%) UNIX
14 13 (14.77%) Computer Science
15 11 (12.50%) TOGAF
15 11 (12.50%) XML
15 11 (12.50%) ITIL
16 10 (11.36%) CSS
16 10 (11.36%) UML
16 10 (11.36%) OO
16 10 (11.36%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (11.36%) Telecoms
16 10 (11.36%) Banking

Senior Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (6.82%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.68%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (5.68%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.68%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.41%) CMS
3 3 (3.41%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.41%) Node.js
4 2 (2.27%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.14%) Drupal
5 1 (1.14%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.14%) Jetty
5 1 (1.14%) IIS
5 1 (1.14%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.14%) MS Project
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Magento
2 3 (3.41%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.14%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (1.14%) Lawson
4 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.14%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.23%) Internet
2 5 (5.68%) VPN
3 4 (4.55%) SAN
3 4 (4.55%) WAN
3 4 (4.55%) LAN
3 4 (4.55%) VoIP
4 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.41%) 4G
5 2 (2.27%) Frame Relay
5 2 (2.27%) ATM
5 2 (2.27%) xDSL
5 2 (2.27%) Intranet
5 2 (2.27%) WLAN
5 2 (2.27%) SDH
5 2 (2.27%) DWDM
5 2 (2.27%) MPLS
5 2 (2.27%) OSPF
5 2 (2.27%) BGP
5 2 (2.27%) EIGRP
5 2 (2.27%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 16 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 10 (11.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (10.23%) Big Data
5 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.68%) MySQL
6 4 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.55%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.41%) QlikView
7 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.27%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.27%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.27%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.14%) Subversion
3 1 (1.14%) Maven
3 1 (1.14%) Lombardi
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.14%) NUnit
3 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (1.14%) JProfiler
3 1 (1.14%) JUnit
General
1 33 (37.50%) Finance
2 15 (17.05%) Back Office
3 10 (11.36%) Telecoms
3 10 (11.36%) Banking
4 3 (3.41%) Retail
4 3 (3.41%) Front Office
5 2 (2.27%) Legal
5 2 (2.27%) Marketing
6 1 (1.14%) French Language
6 1 (1.14%) German Language
6 1 (1.14%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.14%) Games
6 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.14%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (36.36%) .NET
2 16 (18.18%) Web Services
3 15 (17.05%) ASP.NET
4 11 (12.50%) XML
5 10 (11.36%) CSS
5 10 (11.36%) jQuery
6 8 (9.09%) WCF
7 7 (7.95%) HTML
7 7 (7.95%) Ajax
7 7 (7.95%) Java EE
7 7 (7.95%) J2EE
8 6 (6.82%) WPF
9 5 (5.68%) Middleware
9 5 (5.68%) REST
10 4 (4.55%) SOAP
10 4 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (3.41%) .NET Framework
11 3 (3.41%) Spring
11 3 (3.41%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.82%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.27%) Replication
3 2 (2.27%) Clustering
3 2 (2.27%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.27%) DataPower
3 2 (2.27%) Open Source
3 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.14%) User Experience
4 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.14%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.14%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.14%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.14%) RIA
4 1 (1.14%) Equities
4 1 (1.14%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.45%) Windows
2 14 (15.91%) UNIX
3 4 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (1.14%) SUSE
4 1 (1.14%) Debian
4 1 (1.14%) Android
4 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
2 22 (25.00%) SOA
3 19 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (19.32%) Mentoring
5 15 (17.05%) TDD
6 11 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 11 (12.50%) ITIL
7 10 (11.36%) UML
7 10 (11.36%) OO
8 9 (10.23%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (9.09%) MVC
10 7 (7.95%) Risk Management
10 7 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (7.95%) Project Management
10 7 (7.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (7.95%) Analytics
11 6 (6.82%) Data Transformation
11 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.82%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 31 (35.23%) SQL
2 29 (32.95%) Java
3 17 (19.32%) C#
4 9 (10.23%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.95%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.82%) PHP
7 5 (5.68%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.68%) XPath
8 4 (4.55%) Python
9 2 (2.27%) Groovy
9 2 (2.27%) Scala
10 1 (1.14%) Ruby
10 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (17.05%) Degree
2 3 (3.41%) HNC
2 3 (3.41%) HND
2 3 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.14%) MCP
3 1 (1.14%) CCIE
3 1 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.14%) CCEE
3 1 (1.14%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) COBIT
2 2 (2.27%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.27%) XenApp
2 2 (2.27%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.14%) vSphere
3 1 (1.14%) RHEV
3 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.14%) SCCM
1 1 (1.14%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 20 (22.73%) Oracle
2 18 (20.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.23%) IBM
4 8 (9.09%) VMware
5 7 (7.95%) Business Objects
6 6 (6.82%) Unisys
7 5 (5.68%) SAP
8 4 (4.55%) Cisco
9 3 (3.41%) Citrix
9 3 (3.41%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (3.41%) Google
10 2 (2.27%) TIBCO
10 2 (2.27%) Juniper
10 2 (2.27%) Informatica
10 2 (2.27%) JBoss
10 2 (2.27%) Sybase
11 1 (1.14%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (1.14%) Epicor
11 1 (1.14%) HP
11 1 (1.14%) Dell
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