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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 386 366 277
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -89
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 772 826 1150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.78% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.80% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 631 699 818
Average salary £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £48,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016 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 11 February 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
(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 -30 674 £70,000 +7.69% 120
London -2 396 £72,500 +3.57% 40
South East -23 92 £65,000 +6.55% 25
City of London +18 60 £73,750 +7.27% 8
West Midlands -4 36 £57,500 -4.16% 11
East of England -13 36 £57,500 -17.85% 8
Scotland +7 35 £55,000 -35.29% 7
South West -35 34 £55,000 +18.91% 5
Yorkshire +4 30 £60,000 -7.69% 12
Berkshire -32 26 £65,000 -1.51% 15
North West +20 25 £77,500 +29.16% 7
West Yorkshire -7 23 £57,500 -11.53% 8
Manchester +25 22 £81,250 +35.41% 3
Surrey +6 21 £65,000 - 4
Glasgow -7 21 £55,000 -35.29% 4
Northern Ireland - 21 £65,000 -
County Antrim - 21 £65,000 -
Belfast - 21 £65,000 -
Leeds +5 20 £56,250 -13.46% 7
Bedfordshire -6 18 £57,500 -14.81% 2
Reading -4 16 £65,000 -3.70% 7
Buckinghamshire -3 15 £77,500 +34.78% 1
Wiltshire +10 13 £35,000 -33.64% 2
Birmingham -6 13 £54,285 -9.52% 5
Edinburgh -7 13 £70,000 -8.19% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +16 12 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Tyne and Wear +14 12 £65,000 +8.33% 2
North East +14 12 £65,000 +8.33% 3
Suffolk -7 11 £28,750 -58.92% 1
Dunstable - 11 £50,000 - 1

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 603 (35.91%) Java
2 559 (33.29%) Agile Software Development
3 363 (21.62%) .NET
4 360 (21.44%) Finance
5 355 (21.14%) Oracle
6 339 (20.19%) Microsoft
7 318 (18.94%) HTML
8 275 (16.38%) Presales
9 270 (16.08%) TOGAF
10 268 (15.96%) SOA
11 261 (15.54%) JavaScript
12 254 (15.13%) Windows
13 247 (14.71%) C#
14 226 (13.46%) Technical Architecture
15 223 (13.28%) XML
16 215 (12.81%) CSS
17 213 (12.69%) SQL Server
18 212 (12.63%) SQL
18 212 (12.63%) VMware
19 200 (11.91%) Linux
20 194 (11.55%) Degree
21 193 (11.49%) Web Services
22 184 (10.96%) Security Cleared
23 171 (10.18%) Unix
24 162 (9.65%) J2EE
24 162 (9.65%) Business Intelligence
25 158 (9.41%) Scrum
25 158 (9.41%) Cisco
25 158 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
26 157 (9.35%) Middleware

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 84 (5.00%) CMS
2 67 (3.99%) SharePoint
3 61 (3.63%) Apache
4 56 (3.34%) IIS
5 53 (3.16%) Node.js
6 49 (2.92%) JBoss
7 46 (2.74%) Tomcat
8 40 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 40 (2.38%) WebSphere
9 30 (1.79%) WebLogic
10 28 (1.67%) MS Exchange
10 28 (1.67%) NetWeaver
11 27 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
12 25 (1.49%) Apache Spark
13 22 (1.31%) Liferay
14 21 (1.25%) Skype for Business
15 20 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
16 19 (1.13%) Mule
16 19 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
17 18 (1.07%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 112 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.13%) MS Office
3 14 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.42%) SPSS
5 5 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.24%) MS Project
7 1 (0.060%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 82 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
4 17 (1.01%) SAP GRC
5 13 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.66%) RMDS
7 7 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.30%) Magento
8 5 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
9 4 (0.24%) Primavera
10 3 (0.18%) JDE OneWorld
10 3 (0.18%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.18%) WebTrends
11 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.12%) Eloqua
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle ASCP
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 110 (6.55%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (6.37%) SaaS
3 100 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 47 (2.80%) PaaS
5 44 (2.62%) IaaS
6 28 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (1.43%) Force.com
8 23 (1.37%) Office 365
9 15 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (0.71%) Oracle CX
11 11 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.42%) Bluemix
13 5 (0.30%) Boomi
13 5 (0.30%) Google App Engine
14 4 (0.24%) Heroku
14 4 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
15 3 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 3 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
15 3 (0.18%) OpenShift
15 3 (0.18%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 98 (5.84%) Firewall
2 95 (5.66%) WAN
3 90 (5.36%) SAN
4 82 (4.88%) HTTP
5 75 (4.47%) LAN
6 52 (3.10%) Internet
7 46 (2.74%) NAS
8 35 (2.08%) TCP/IP
9 25 (1.49%) DNS
10 22 (1.31%) MPLS
11 21 (1.25%) LDAP
11 21 (1.25%) VoIP
12 18 (1.07%) Network Security
12 18 (1.07%) VPN
12 18 (1.07%) Wireless
13 17 (1.01%) PBX
14 16 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (0.95%) SSL
15 13 (0.77%) iSCSI
16 12 (0.71%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 112 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 93 (5.54%) Big Data
4 91 (5.42%) MongoDB
5 80 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 78 (4.65%) Hadoop
7 65 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
8 36 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 36 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 34 (2.03%) Oracle Database
9 34 (2.03%) Oracle Exadata
10 31 (1.85%) RDBMS
11 30 (1.79%) MySQL
12 27 (1.61%) SAP HANA
12 27 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
13 25 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 24 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
15 22 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
15 22 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 21 (1.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 64 (3.81%) Git (software)
2 50 (2.98%) Jenkins
3 41 (2.44%) JUnit
4 39 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 38 (2.26%) JIRA
5 38 (2.26%) Maven
6 33 (1.97%) Subversion
7 32 (1.91%) Eclipse
7 32 (1.91%) Visual Studio
8 28 (1.67%) NUnit
8 28 (1.67%) Selenium
9 25 (1.49%) IntelliJ
10 13 (0.77%) Ant
11 12 (0.71%) Hudson
12 9 (0.54%) NMock
13 8 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 7 (0.42%) Gradle
15 4 (0.24%) JConsole
15 4 (0.24%) Lombardi
General
1 360 (21.44%) Finance
2 124 (7.39%) Banking
3 104 (6.19%) Retail
4 90 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 79 (4.71%) Marketing
6 72 (4.29%) Games
7 40 (2.38%) Investment Banking
8 34 (2.03%) Financial Institution
9 31 (1.85%) Manufacturing
10 30 (1.79%) Front Office
11 26 (1.55%) Legal
12 22 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
13 18 (1.07%) Law
14 15 (0.89%) Advertising
14 15 (0.89%) Publishing
14 15 (0.89%) Retail Banking
15 14 (0.83%) Back Office
16 6 (0.36%) Billing
16 6 (0.36%) Electronics
17 5 (0.30%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 363 (21.62%) .NET
2 318 (18.94%) HTML
3 223 (13.28%) XML
4 215 (12.81%) CSS
5 193 (11.49%) Web Services
6 162 (9.65%) J2EE
7 157 (9.35%) Middleware
8 145 (8.64%) Spring
9 138 (8.22%) SOAP
10 130 (7.74%) REST
11 129 (7.68%) HTML5
12 116 (6.91%) ASP.NET
13 97 (5.78%) jQuery
14 83 (4.94%) AngularJS
15 82 (4.88%) Oracle Fusion
16 80 (4.76%) Hibernate
17 70 (4.17%) JSON
17 70 (4.17%) RESTful
18 63 (3.75%) Java EE
19 62 (3.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 132 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (6.85%) Data Centre
3 103 (6.13%) Enterprise Software
4 92 (5.48%) Computer Science
5 45 (2.68%) N-Tier
5 45 (2.68%) User Experience
6 41 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 37 (2.20%) Clustering
8 32 (1.91%) Online Games
9 26 (1.55%) Management Information System
9 26 (1.55%) PKI
10 25 (1.49%) Oracle Exalogic
11 24 (1.43%) Data Integration
12 22 (1.31%) Driving Licence
13 17 (1.01%) DataPower
13 17 (1.01%) Replication
14 16 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 16 (0.95%) Life Science
15 15 (0.89%) Statistics
16 14 (0.83%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 254 (15.13%) Windows
2 200 (11.91%) Linux
3 171 (10.18%) Unix
4 70 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 50 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (2.44%) Solaris
6 41 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (2.26%) Android
8 31 (1.85%) Apple iOS
9 26 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (1.13%) SUSE
12 10 (0.60%) Windows XP
13 9 (0.54%) AIX
14 5 (0.30%) HPUX
15 4 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
17 1 (0.060%) Debian
17 1 (0.060%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 559 (33.29%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (16.38%) Presales
3 270 (16.08%) TOGAF
4 268 (15.96%) SOA
5 226 (13.46%) Technical Architecture
6 162 (9.65%) Business Intelligence
7 158 (9.41%) Scrum
8 155 (9.23%) Mentoring
9 148 (8.81%) E-Commerce
10 134 (7.98%) Open Source
11 120 (7.15%) Enterprise Architecture
12 119 (7.09%) TDD
13 118 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
14 111 (6.61%) MVC
15 107 (6.37%) Software Engineering
16 106 (6.31%) CRM
17 102 (6.08%) OO
18 99 (5.90%) UML
19 87 (5.18%) Migration
19 87 (5.18%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 603 (35.91%) Java
2 261 (15.54%) JavaScript
3 247 (14.71%) C#
4 212 (12.63%) SQL
5 73 (4.35%) Python
6 58 (3.45%) PHP
7 56 (3.34%) Ruby
8 46 (2.74%) C++
9 43 (2.56%) Scala
10 40 (2.38%) T-SQL
11 39 (2.32%) C
12 35 (2.08%) PowerShell
13 25 (1.49%) Perl
14 24 (1.43%) Apex Code
15 19 (1.13%) Groovy
15 19 (1.13%) Objective-C
16 16 (0.95%) XPath
17 12 (0.71%) VB
18 11 (0.66%) PL/SQL
19 10 (0.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 194 (11.55%) Degree
2 184 (10.96%) Security Cleared
3 140 (8.34%) SC Cleared
4 38 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 30 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (1.55%) CCNP
7 22 (1.31%) MCSE
8 21 (1.25%) VCAP
9 16 (0.95%) CITP
10 15 (0.89%) CCNA
11 14 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 14 (0.83%) VCDX
12 13 (0.77%) CCDP
13 11 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (0.60%) MCP
15 8 (0.48%) CCDA
16 7 (0.42%) MCITP
17 6 (0.36%) CCIE
18 5 (0.30%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (2.26%) QA
2 17 (1.01%) SLA
3 12 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.54%) COBIT
5 6 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 4 (0.24%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.18%) EMIR
7 3 (0.18%) ISO15022
7 3 (0.18%) ISO20022
7 3 (0.18%) PA-DSS
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.12%) TickIT
System Software
1 158 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (4.82%) Active Directory
3 69 (4.11%) Hyper-V
4 35 (2.08%) vSphere
5 34 (2.03%) Docker
6 21 (1.25%) vCloud
7 14 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
8 13 (0.77%) NFS
9 12 (0.71%) KVM
10 11 (0.66%) SRDF
10 11 (0.66%) Xen
11 10 (0.60%) Firmware
12 9 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.42%) VMware ESX
13 7 (0.42%) VMware Server
14 6 (0.36%) HDFS
14 6 (0.36%) XenApp
14 6 (0.36%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.36%) XenServer
15 4 (0.24%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 65 (3.87%) Puppet
2 35 (2.08%) SCCM
3 27 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (1.43%) SCOM
5 23 (1.37%) Oracle Identity Management
6 12 (0.71%) Oracle ZFS
6 12 (0.71%) vRealize
7 10 (0.60%) HP Data Protector
7 10 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 9 (0.54%) SCOrch
9 8 (0.48%) Nagios
10 6 (0.36%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.30%) AirWatch
11 5 (0.30%) Cobbler
11 5 (0.30%) StatsD
11 5 (0.30%) XenMobile
12 4 (0.24%) Ansible
12 4 (0.24%) Jitterbit
12 4 (0.24%) MOM
12 4 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 355 (21.14%) Oracle
2 339 (20.19%) Microsoft
3 212 (12.63%) VMware
4 158 (9.41%) Cisco
5 121 (7.21%) Citrix
6 97 (5.78%) SAP
7 75 (4.47%) IBM
8 55 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
9 42 (2.50%) EMC
10 37 (2.20%) Sitecore
11 36 (2.14%) HP
12 33 (1.97%) NetApp
13 32 (1.91%) webMethods
14 29 (1.73%) Red Hat
15 27 (1.61%) CheckPoint
16 23 (1.37%) Dell
16 23 (1.37%) TIBCO
17 22 (1.31%) Adobe
17 22 (1.31%) F5
18 20 (1.19%) hybris
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tui
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
RecWorks Ltd
Salary: Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Barton-upon-Humber
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Pension, Gym, Life Assurance, Flexi
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Computer People
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Barton-upon-Humber
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: Very competitive salary & bens package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Life Insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £60 - £62000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension , Medical , Relo
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £60k plus performance bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum To £80K base + Bonus + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Lichfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Lichfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + exellent benefits...
Posted: 6 days ago