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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Technical Architect
Rank 912 914 907
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Architect 36 57 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.052% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.053% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 31 56 56
Average salary £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%

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
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016 within the UK.

Senior Technical Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Architect
Top 23 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 30 April 2016. 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 -8 32 £67,500 -12.90% 4
London -7 13 £80,000 -8.57% 3
West Midlands -12 10 £45,000 -18.18%
Walsall - 6 £45,000 -
South East +23 4 £70,000 +12.00%
Yorkshire +18 3 £62,500 +25.00%
West Yorkshire +11 3 £62,500 +25.00%
Leeds - 3 £62,500 -
Glasgow - 3 £60,000 -
Scotland - 3 £60,000 -
City of London +40 2 £110,000 +25.71% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £70,000 -
Solihull - 2 £62,500 -
East of England +8 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £82,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £45,000 -
Reading - 1 - -
Hook - 1 £82,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
East Anglia - 1 - -

Senior Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 36 (30.51%) .NET
2 34 (28.81%) C#
3 31 (26.27%) Java
3 31 (26.27%) CSS
4 29 (24.58%) ASP.NET
4 29 (24.58%) XML
4 29 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (24.58%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (23.73%) SQL
5 28 (23.73%) SQL Server
6 27 (22.88%) Technical Architecture
7 26 (22.03%) TOGAF
8 25 (21.19%) Microsoft
9 24 (20.34%) JavaScript
9 24 (20.34%) Degree
9 24 (20.34%) Computer Science
9 24 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (19.49%) Finance
10 23 (19.49%) MVC
11 22 (18.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 22 (18.64%) jQuery
12 20 (16.95%) Mentoring
12 20 (16.95%) OO
12 20 (16.95%) MS Excel
13 18 (15.25%) SQL Server 2005
13 18 (15.25%) Web Services
13 18 (15.25%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (14.41%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (14.41%) HTML
14 17 (14.41%) T-SQL

Senior Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 13 (11.02%) SharePoint
1 13 (11.02%) SharePoint 2013
2 8 (6.78%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.39%) IIS
3 4 (3.39%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.69%) Liferay
4 2 (1.69%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.85%) Confluence
5 1 (0.85%) JBoss
5 1 (0.85%) Node.js
5 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (16.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.85%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (7.63%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (6.78%) Office 365
5 5 (4.24%) IaaS
6 4 (3.39%) PaaS
6 4 (3.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.17%) Firewall
1 12 (10.17%) OSPF
2 10 (8.47%) TCP/IP
2 10 (8.47%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (6.78%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (6.78%) DHCP
3 8 (6.78%) DNS
4 5 (4.24%) VPN
4 5 (4.24%) WAN
5 4 (3.39%) MPLS
6 3 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.54%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (2.54%) IPsec
6 3 (2.54%) IPv4
6 3 (2.54%) SSL
7 2 (1.69%) PBX
7 2 (1.69%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.69%) Wireless
8 1 (0.85%) BGP
8 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.73%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 18 (15.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (13.56%) Big Data
4 13 (11.02%) Hadoop
5 12 (10.17%) NoSQL
6 10 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (6.78%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (5.93%) Relational Database
9 6 (5.08%) RDBMS
10 5 (4.24%) Apache Hive
11 4 (3.39%) MongoDB
12 3 (2.54%) HBase
13 2 (1.69%) SAP HANA
14 1 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.85%) Electronic Patient Records
14 1 (0.85%) MySQL
14 1 (0.85%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 17 (14.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (8.47%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.78%) NUnit
4 4 (3.39%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.39%) JUnit
4 4 (3.39%) NetBeans
5 3 (2.54%) Ant
5 3 (2.54%) Maven
6 1 (0.85%) JIRA
6 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 23 (19.49%) Finance
2 11 (9.32%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.63%) Marketing
4 6 (5.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.39%) Games
5 4 (3.39%) Legal
6 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.54%) Retail
7 2 (1.69%) Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Automotive
8 1 (0.85%) Back Office
8 1 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Front Office
8 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Local Government
8 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (30.51%) .NET
2 31 (26.27%) CSS
3 29 (24.58%) ASP.NET
3 29 (24.58%) XML
4 22 (18.64%) jQuery
4 22 (18.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 18 (15.25%) Web Services
6 17 (14.41%) HTML
7 14 (11.86%) Ajax
7 14 (11.86%) WCF
8 10 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (8.47%) J2SE
8 10 (8.47%) Middleware
9 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (6.78%) DHTML
9 8 (6.78%) J2EE
9 8 (6.78%) XForms
10 6 (5.08%) REST
10 6 (5.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
1 24 (20.34%) Computer Science
2 15 (12.71%) Data Centre
3 13 (11.02%) N-Tier
4 8 (6.78%) Client/Server
4 8 (6.78%) User Experience
5 6 (5.08%) Life Science
5 6 (5.08%) Spread Betting
6 5 (4.24%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.39%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.39%) Clustering
7 4 (3.39%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.39%) Replication
8 3 (2.54%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (2.54%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.69%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.69%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.32%) Windows
2 10 (8.47%) Unix
3 8 (6.78%) Windows 10
3 8 (6.78%) Windows 2000 Server
3 8 (6.78%) Windows 8
3 8 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (6.78%) Windows XP
4 5 (4.24%) Linux
5 3 (2.54%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (24.58%) Continuous Integration
2 27 (22.88%) Technical Architecture
3 26 (22.03%) TOGAF
4 23 (19.49%) MVC
5 20 (16.95%) Mentoring
5 20 (16.95%) OO
6 16 (13.56%) Enterprise Architecture
7 15 (12.71%) Translating Business Requirements
8 14 (11.86%) Migration
8 14 (11.86%) Scrum
8 14 (11.86%) SOA
9 13 (11.02%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 13 (11.02%) SOLID
10 12 (10.17%) Functional Testing
10 12 (10.17%) Presales
10 12 (10.17%) Systems Analysis
11 11 (9.32%) BPR
11 11 (9.32%) TDD
12 10 (8.47%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (28.81%) C#
2 31 (26.27%) Java
3 28 (23.73%) SQL
4 24 (20.34%) JavaScript
5 17 (14.41%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.78%) Tcl
6 8 (6.78%) VBA
6 8 (6.78%) XPath
7 5 (4.24%) Perl
8 4 (3.39%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.39%) C++
8 4 (3.39%) Python
8 4 (3.39%) VB
8 4 (3.39%) X++
9 2 (1.69%) Scala
10 1 (0.85%) Groovy
10 1 (0.85%) PHP
10 1 (0.85%) R
10 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (20.34%) Degree
2 3 (2.54%) MBCS
2 3 (2.54%) Sun Certification
2 3 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.69%) CITP
3 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) CCNA
4 1 (0.85%) CCNP
4 1 (0.85%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.85%) VCAP
4 1 (0.85%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) QA
2 3 (2.54%) SLA
3 2 (1.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (7.63%) Active Directory
1 9 (7.63%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.39%) Docker
3 4 (3.39%) HDFS
4 2 (1.69%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.85%) vCloud
5 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) Hadoop YARN
1 4 (3.39%) Mesos
2 1 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.85%) StatsD
2 1 (0.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (21.19%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.02%) Cisco
2 13 (11.02%) Oracle
3 8 (6.78%) Sophos
3 8 (6.78%) Veeam
4 6 (5.08%) SAP
5 5 (4.24%) VMware
6 4 (3.39%) Citrix
6 4 (3.39%) InterSystems
6 4 (3.39%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (3.39%) Netezza
7 3 (2.54%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.54%) F5
7 3 (2.54%) IBM
7 3 (2.54%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.69%) Cognizant
8 2 (1.69%) Dell
8 2 (1.69%) Teradici
8 2 (1.69%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.69%) Verint
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Posted: 2 days ago
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