The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 347 285 319
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 854 1072 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.98% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.03% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 672 819 732
Average salary £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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
106313 103834 110138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88520 84369 94875
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the UK.

Technical Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Architect over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 within the UK.

Technical Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

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 Technical Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 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
(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 -65 802 £65,000 -3.70% 75
London -30 421 £70,000 -3.44% 44
South East -35 159 £65,000 - 10
City of London +20 135 £70,000 -3.11% 18
Berkshire +20 54 £62,500 -13.79% 4
Surrey -14 50 £65,000 -16.12% 2
East of England -38 48 £65,000 +20.37% 1
South West -23 45 £57,500 +9.52% 3
North West -14 38 £52,500 -19.23% 3
Yorkshire -43 37 £58,750 -2.08% 8
West Midlands -12 31 £63,500 +15.45% 3
Scotland +16 27 £70,000 +22.80% 5
Cheshire +13 24 £52,500 -26.31%
Bedford +20 23 £62,500 +4.16%
Bedfordshire +7 23 £62,500 +4.16%
Guildford -3 23 £65,000 +20.93%
Edinburgh +10 22 £70,000 - 2
Reading +9 20 £67,500 -6.89% 2
Bristol +4 17 £63,250 +15.00% 2
West Yorkshire -44 16 £60,000 -4.00% 5
East Midlands 0 15 £62,500 -7.40% 1
Birmingham -15 15 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 13 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Oxfordshire +7 11 £52,500 -25.00% 1
Essex -22 11 £72,500 +34.25%
York +10 10 - - 2
North Yorkshire +3 10 - - 2
Gloucestershire -10 10 £64,000 +28.00%
Hampshire -24 10 £65,000 -10.34%
Hertfordshire -24 10 £70,000 +29.62%

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 421 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
2 407 (25.86%) Java
3 387 (24.59%) Microsoft
4 374 (23.76%) .NET
5 336 (21.35%) SQL Server
6 330 (20.97%) Windows
7 309 (19.63%) Finance
8 306 (19.44%) Oracle
9 276 (17.53%) Technical Architecture
10 254 (16.14%) SOA
11 251 (15.95%) VMware
12 243 (15.44%) TOGAF
13 236 (14.99%) C#
14 233 (14.80%) SQL
15 199 (12.64%) Web Services
15 199 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
16 181 (11.50%) Scrum
17 168 (10.67%) JavaScript
18 167 (10.61%) Linux
19 160 (10.17%) Degree
20 156 (9.91%) Banking
21 151 (9.59%) UML
21 151 (9.59%) XML
22 150 (9.53%) Cisco
23 149 (9.47%) Mentoring
24 147 (9.34%) Security Cleared
25 146 (9.28%) ITIL
26 145 (9.21%) SAN
27 139 (8.83%) ASP.NET
27 139 (8.83%) MS Excel

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 129 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 68 (4.32%) MS Exchange
3 58 (3.68%) Tomcat
4 47 (2.99%) WebLogic
5 43 (2.73%) Apache
6 42 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 41 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
8 40 (2.54%) IIS
9 39 (2.48%) JBoss
10 38 (2.41%) WebSphere
11 37 (2.35%) CMS
12 34 (2.16%) Lync
13 33 (2.10%) OpenStack
14 32 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
15 29 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2013
16 24 (1.52%) SAS
17 23 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
18 22 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
19 20 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
20 15 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 139 (8.83%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.72%) MS Office
3 22 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.27%) SPSS
5 10 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.57%) MS Project
7 2 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 16 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.38%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.19%) Magento
7 3 (0.19%) Temenos T24
8 2 (0.13%) Optimost
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.064%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.064%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.064%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.064%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.064%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.064%) Oracle BRM
9 1 (0.064%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 60 (3.81%) SaaS
2 51 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
3 50 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (2.10%) Office 365
5 19 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (1.08%) IaaS
7 14 (0.89%) Force.com
8 8 (0.51%) SoftLayer
8 8 (0.51%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.25%) PaaS
10 3 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.064%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.064%) Heroku
12 1 (0.064%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 145 (9.21%) SAN
2 107 (6.80%) Firewall
3 99 (6.29%) WAN
4 89 (5.65%) LAN
5 61 (3.88%) Internet
6 50 (3.18%) HTTP
7 44 (2.80%) NAS
8 40 (2.54%) DNS
9 36 (2.29%) TCP/IP
10 25 (1.59%) VPN
11 24 (1.52%) Network Security
12 21 (1.33%) MPLS
13 20 (1.27%) OSPF
13 20 (1.27%) BGP
14 18 (1.14%) Wireless
15 16 (1.02%) WLAN
16 15 (0.95%) iSCSI
16 15 (0.95%) NetScaler
17 14 (0.89%) DHCP
17 14 (0.89%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 336 (21.35%) SQL Server
2 74 (4.70%) MySQL
3 71 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
4 67 (4.26%) Big Data
5 51 (3.24%) Relational Database
6 50 (3.18%) NoSQL
6 50 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 48 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 47 (2.99%) MongoDB
9 40 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
10 37 (2.35%) Hadoop
11 32 (2.03%) Oracle Database
12 30 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 27 (1.72%) RDBMS
14 25 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
15 24 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
16 22 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 21 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
18 20 (1.27%) QlikView
19 19 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 48 (3.05%) Maven
2 38 (2.41%) Eclipse
3 36 (2.29%) Visual Studio
4 29 (1.84%) Git (software)
5 25 (1.59%) Jenkins
6 23 (1.46%) JIRA
6 23 (1.46%) Ant
7 22 (1.40%) Subversion
8 19 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (1.14%) NUnit
10 16 (1.02%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 11 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (0.64%) MSI
13 9 (0.57%) ClearCase
14 8 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
15 6 (0.38%) Mockito
15 6 (0.38%) Hudson
15 6 (0.38%) JUnit
15 6 (0.38%) PowerBuilder
15 6 (0.38%) YourKit
General
1 309 (19.63%) Finance
2 156 (9.91%) Banking
3 98 (6.23%) Retail
4 93 (5.91%) Telecoms
5 54 (3.43%) Investment Banking
6 31 (1.97%) Marketing
6 31 (1.97%) Publishing
7 28 (1.78%) Legal
8 26 (1.65%) Back Office
9 18 (1.14%) Electronics
10 17 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.08%) Law
11 15 (0.95%) Games
12 14 (0.89%) Billing
13 13 (0.83%) Front Office
14 11 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.51%) Advertising
15 8 (0.51%) Local Government
16 6 (0.38%) French Language
16 6 (0.38%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 374 (23.76%) .NET
2 199 (12.64%) Web Services
3 151 (9.59%) XML
4 139 (8.83%) ASP.NET
5 124 (7.88%) CSS
6 121 (7.69%) HTML
7 107 (6.80%) J2EE
8 104 (6.61%) Spring
9 97 (6.16%) WCF
10 93 (5.91%) Middleware
11 87 (5.53%) WPF
12 86 (5.46%) jQuery
13 85 (5.40%) SOAP
14 68 (4.32%) Java EE
15 60 (3.81%) Ajax
16 55 (3.49%) Hibernate
17 54 (3.43%) REST
18 47 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
19 46 (2.92%) .NET Framework
20 38 (2.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 86 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
3 60 (3.81%) Clustering
4 53 (3.37%) User Experience
5 51 (3.24%) Open Source
5 51 (3.24%) Computer Science
6 50 (3.18%) Client/Server
7 47 (2.99%) Data Integration
8 42 (2.67%) N-Tier
9 27 (1.72%) Management Information System
10 22 (1.40%) GIS
10 22 (1.40%) Replication
11 21 (1.33%) Blackberry
11 21 (1.33%) Digital Media
12 18 (1.14%) Mainframe
12 18 (1.14%) CESG
13 17 (1.08%) CMDB
14 14 (0.89%) Mathematics
15 13 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
15 13 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 330 (20.97%) Windows
2 167 (10.61%) Linux
3 132 (8.39%) UNIX
4 72 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 41 (2.60%) Solaris
7 39 (2.48%) AIX
8 37 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 34 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (1.72%) Windows 8
11 23 (1.46%) Apple iOS
11 23 (1.46%) Android
12 21 (1.33%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.38%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.32%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.25%) HPUX
16 3 (0.19%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.13%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.13%) SUSE
18 1 (0.064%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 421 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
2 276 (17.53%) Technical Architecture
3 254 (16.14%) SOA
4 243 (15.44%) TOGAF
5 181 (11.50%) Scrum
6 151 (9.59%) UML
7 149 (9.47%) Mentoring
8 146 (9.28%) ITIL
9 138 (8.77%) Project Management
10 130 (8.26%) TDD
11 120 (7.62%) OO
12 110 (6.99%) MVC
13 106 (6.73%) Zachman Framework
14 102 (6.48%) Enterprise Architecture
15 99 (6.29%) E-Commerce
16 96 (6.10%) Migration
17 95 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
18 79 (5.02%) CRM
19 68 (4.32%) Performance Tuning
20 67 (4.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 407 (25.86%) Java
2 236 (14.99%) C#
3 233 (14.80%) SQL
4 168 (10.67%) JavaScript
5 60 (3.81%) T-SQL
6 40 (2.54%) C++
7 32 (2.03%) XPath
8 29 (1.84%) PHP
8 29 (1.84%) Python
9 26 (1.65%) Ruby
10 22 (1.40%) PowerShell
10 22 (1.40%) C
11 18 (1.14%) Apex Code
12 17 (1.08%) Scala
12 17 (1.08%) PL/SQL
13 16 (1.02%) VBA
14 11 (0.70%) R
15 10 (0.64%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.51%) VB.NET
17 7 (0.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 160 (10.17%) Degree
2 147 (9.34%) Security Cleared
3 119 (7.56%) SC Cleared
4 69 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
5 65 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 54 (3.43%) MCSE
7 46 (2.92%) CCIE
8 33 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (1.08%) CISSP
10 16 (1.02%) CCNA
11 15 (0.95%) CCNP
12 12 (0.76%) MCP
13 10 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.57%) CCDP
14 9 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
14 9 (0.57%) MCITP
15 8 (0.51%) MCSD
15 8 (0.51%) HND
16 7 (0.44%) MCSA
16 7 (0.44%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (5.08%) QA
2 21 (1.33%) SLA
3 18 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.64%) COBIT
5 7 (0.44%) JSP 440
6 5 (0.32%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.19%) EMIR
7 3 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.13%) HL7
9 1 (0.064%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 199 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 122 (7.75%) Active Directory
3 91 (5.78%) Hyper-V
4 45 (2.86%) XenApp
5 30 (1.91%) ISA Server
5 30 (1.91%) Forefront TMG
5 30 (1.91%) UAG
6 25 (1.59%) vSphere
7 22 (1.40%) Terminal Services
8 21 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 21 (1.33%) XenDesktop
9 20 (1.27%) VMware ESX
10 18 (1.14%) vCloud
11 14 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 12 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
12 12 (0.76%) Varnish
13 11 (0.70%) XenServer
14 10 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (0.38%) NFS
16 5 (0.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 57 (3.62%) SCCM
2 37 (2.35%) SCOM
3 17 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (0.89%) Backup Exec
5 13 (0.83%) Puppet
6 12 (0.76%) NetBackup
7 11 (0.70%) ARCserve
7 11 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (0.64%) OpenView
8 10 (0.64%) Data Guard
8 10 (0.64%) AppDNA
9 9 (0.57%) Nagios
10 8 (0.51%) ZABBIX
10 8 (0.51%) Ganglia
10 8 (0.51%) Salt
10 8 (0.51%) Graphite
11 6 (0.38%) WSUS
12 5 (0.32%) Unicenter
13 4 (0.25%) MOM
13 4 (0.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 387 (24.59%) Microsoft
2 306 (19.44%) Oracle
3 251 (15.95%) VMware
4 150 (9.53%) Cisco
5 121 (7.69%) Citrix
6 96 (6.10%) IBM
7 80 (5.08%) HP
8 64 (4.07%) Red Hat
9 57 (3.62%) NetApp
10 56 (3.56%) Juniper
11 52 (3.30%) Salesforce.com
12 47 (2.99%) SAP
13 39 (2.48%) TIBCO
14 37 (2.35%) F5
15 31 (1.97%) EMC
16 30 (1.91%) CheckPoint
17 26 (1.65%) Business Objects
18 21 (1.33%) Dell
19 20 (1.27%) Cognos
20 19 (1.21%) Sencha
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
North London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum + 10% bonus and bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits Extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benifits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 6 days ago