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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 390 382 340
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 728 780 843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.67% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.70% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 601 596 659
Average salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £49,000 £46,700
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £63,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.51%

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
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,500
% 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 29 July 2015 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 29 July 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
(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 -11 673 £70,000 +7.69% 90
London +17 329 £75,000 +7.14% 40
South East -8 113 £65,000 - 10
City of London +29 59 £75,000 +3.09% 15
Yorkshire +20 57 £60,000 +14.28% 11
East of England -9 46 £60,000 -7.69% 2
North West +13 42 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Surrey +6 41 £65,000 -3.70% 2
Manchester +30 38 £57,500 +15.00% 1
West Midlands -11 35 £58,750 -6.00% 5
West Yorkshire +20 32 £60,000 +23.07% 5
South West -50 27 £55,000 +4.76% 8
Leeds +12 26 £60,000 +23.07% 5
Birmingham -5 25 £62,500 -
Hampshire +15 20 £52,500 -19.23%
Scotland -5 20 £60,000 +11.11% 2
Berkshire -9 19 £70,000 +3.70% 3
Bedfordshire +10 17 £60,000 -
Suffolk +8 15 £62,500 +2.04% 1
Guildford +3 15 £65,000 -5.45% 1
North Yorkshire -1 14 £60,000 -2.43% 1
Edinburgh -1 14 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Reading -2 13 £67,500 - 2
Bristol -30 13 £55,000 -12.00% 1
West Sussex +10 12 £62,500 +95.31%
Middlesbrough - 12 £65,000 -
East Midlands +7 10 £52,500 -12.50% 11
Ipswich -13 10 £62,500 +2.04%
Bournemouth +10 8 £42,500 - 3
Dorset +8 8 £42,500 -39.28% 3

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 453 (27.83%) Oracle
2 451 (27.70%) Agile Software Development
3 441 (27.09%) Java
4 395 (24.26%) Microsoft
5 345 (21.19%) .NET
6 338 (20.76%) Windows
7 297 (18.24%) Finance
8 295 (18.12%) SQL Server
9 286 (17.57%) VMware
10 246 (15.11%) JavaScript
11 242 (14.86%) Technical Architecture
12 234 (14.37%) Cisco
13 233 (14.31%) SOA
14 232 (14.25%) VMware Infrastructure
15 230 (14.13%) HTML
16 227 (13.94%) Middleware
17 214 (13.14%) Linux
17 214 (13.14%) Web Services
18 211 (12.96%) SQL
19 209 (12.84%) MS Excel
19 209 (12.84%) TOGAF
20 208 (12.78%) C#
21 192 (11.79%) XML
22 188 (11.55%) Scrum
23 175 (10.75%) Active Directory
24 165 (10.14%) SAN
25 163 (10.01%) WAN
26 161 (9.89%) Mentoring
27 155 (9.52%) Data Centre
28 149 (9.15%) CSS

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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
1 124 (7.62%) SharePoint
2 121 (7.43%) MS Exchange
3 75 (4.61%) IIS
4 71 (4.36%) Apache
5 55 (3.38%) CMS
5 55 (3.38%) WebSphere
6 40 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2010
7 39 (2.40%) Node.js
8 37 (2.27%) Tomcat
9 32 (1.97%) JBoss
9 32 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
10 28 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
11 26 (1.60%) Oracle Coherence
11 26 (1.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 24 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2000
13 22 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
13 22 (1.35%) Lync
14 20 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
15 17 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 16 (0.98%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 209 (12.84%) MS Excel
2 32 (1.97%) MS Visio
3 29 (1.78%) MS Office
4 13 (0.80%) SPSS
5 10 (0.61%) MS Project
6 8 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.18%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 81 (4.98%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (1.60%) RMDS
3 23 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 22 (1.35%) Magento
5 20 (1.23%) Dynamics GP
5 20 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
6 18 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
7 15 (0.92%) WebTrends
8 14 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 8 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
9 8 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
10 7 (0.43%) BASE24
11 6 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
12 3 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
12 3 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
12 3 (0.18%) HFM
12 3 (0.18%) Cordys
13 2 (0.12%) JDE OneWorld
14 1 (0.061%) Cognos TM1
14 1 (0.061%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 105 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (3.93%) Office 365
4 58 (3.56%) SaaS
5 50 (3.07%) IaaS
6 34 (2.09%) Force.com
7 30 (1.84%) PaaS
8 28 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (0.61%) Sumo Logic
11 7 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.12%) Heroku
13 2 (0.12%) SoftLayer
14 1 (0.061%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.061%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.061%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 165 (10.14%) SAN
2 163 (10.01%) WAN
3 138 (8.48%) Firewall
4 128 (7.86%) LAN
5 84 (5.16%) Internet
6 79 (4.85%) HTTP
7 58 (3.56%) NAS
8 57 (3.50%) DNS
9 49 (3.01%) VoIP
10 47 (2.89%) TCP/IP
11 34 (2.09%) VLAN
12 31 (1.90%) Fibre Channel
12 31 (1.90%) Multicast
13 29 (1.78%) iSCSI
14 26 (1.60%) FCoE
14 26 (1.60%) VPN
14 26 (1.60%) HTTPS
15 25 (1.54%) Network Security
16 24 (1.47%) PBX
17 23 (1.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (18.12%) SQL Server
2 85 (5.22%) Relational Database
3 59 (3.62%) MySQL
4 58 (3.56%) Hadoop
5 52 (3.19%) Big Data
6 51 (3.13%) MongoDB
7 49 (3.01%) NoSQL
8 47 (2.89%) Oracle Database
9 44 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 43 (2.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 42 (2.58%) Oracle Exadata
12 40 (2.46%) HBase
13 38 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
14 37 (2.27%) DB2
15 33 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
16 29 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 28 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
18 27 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
19 21 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
19 21 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 52 (3.19%) Subversion
2 47 (2.89%) Visual Studio
3 44 (2.70%) Maven
4 37 (2.27%) Git (software)
5 32 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 29 (1.78%) Jenkins
7 22 (1.35%) JIRA
8 17 (1.04%) Eclipse
9 15 (0.92%) Grunt
10 14 (0.86%) Selenium
10 14 (0.86%) TeamCity
10 14 (0.86%) NUnit
11 11 (0.68%) Ant
12 8 (0.49%) JUnit
12 8 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 7 (0.43%) MorphX
14 6 (0.37%) ReSharper
15 4 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
15 4 (0.25%) Cucumber
15 4 (0.25%) MSBuild
General
1 297 (18.24%) Finance
2 91 (5.59%) Banking
3 86 (5.28%) Retail
4 69 (4.24%) Telecoms
5 59 (3.62%) Marketing
6 39 (2.40%) Manufacturing
7 34 (2.09%) Legal
7 34 (2.09%) Games
8 24 (1.47%) Billing
9 23 (1.41%) Electronics
10 22 (1.35%) Investment Banking
11 21 (1.29%) Law
12 19 (1.17%) Advertising
13 18 (1.11%) Local Government
14 17 (1.04%) Back Office
15 13 (0.80%) Publishing
16 4 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.25%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.18%) Automotive
18 1 (0.061%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 345 (21.19%) .NET
2 230 (14.13%) HTML
3 227 (13.94%) Middleware
4 214 (13.14%) Web Services
5 192 (11.79%) XML
6 149 (9.15%) CSS
7 125 (7.68%) J2EE
8 116 (7.13%) ASP.NET
9 93 (5.71%) Oracle Fusion
10 88 (5.41%) REST
10 88 (5.41%) Spring
11 75 (4.61%) jQuery
12 74 (4.55%) HTML5
13 62 (3.81%) AngularJS
13 62 (3.81%) SOAP
14 60 (3.69%) ASP.NET MVC
15 51 (3.13%) WCF
16 50 (3.07%) Hibernate
16 50 (3.07%) Ajax
17 48 (2.95%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 155 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 76 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
3 68 (4.18%) Clustering
4 55 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 49 (3.01%) Mainframe
7 46 (2.83%) Data Integration
8 41 (2.52%) N-Tier
9 39 (2.40%) Computer Science
10 38 (2.33%) Oracle Exalogic
11 32 (1.97%) Client/Server
12 29 (1.78%) User Experience
13 27 (1.66%) Replication
14 20 (1.23%) Data Structures
14 20 (1.23%) Online Games
15 18 (1.11%) Mobile App
16 15 (0.92%) PKI
17 14 (0.86%) IVR
17 14 (0.86%) DTV
18 13 (0.80%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 338 (20.76%) Windows
2 214 (13.14%) Linux
3 97 (5.96%) UNIX
4 49 (3.01%) Solaris
5 48 (2.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (1.35%) AIX
9 15 (0.92%) Windows XP
10 12 (0.74%) Windows 8
11 11 (0.68%) Android
12 10 (0.61%) CoreOS
13 9 (0.55%) Apple iOS
14 7 (0.43%) CentOS
15 6 (0.37%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.31%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.31%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.25%) SUSE
18 2 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (27.70%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (14.86%) Technical Architecture
3 233 (14.31%) SOA
4 209 (12.84%) TOGAF
5 188 (11.55%) Scrum
6 161 (9.89%) Mentoring
7 141 (8.66%) MVC
7 141 (8.66%) Project Management
8 129 (7.92%) TDD
9 122 (7.49%) CRM
10 111 (6.82%) Migration
11 109 (6.70%) E-Commerce
12 107 (6.57%) Enterprise Architecture
13 106 (6.51%) ITIL
13 106 (6.51%) SDLC
14 105 (6.45%) Open Source
15 102 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
16 100 (6.14%) UML
17 86 (5.28%) Waterfall
18 82 (5.04%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 441 (27.09%) Java
2 246 (15.11%) JavaScript
3 211 (12.96%) SQL
4 208 (12.78%) C#
5 72 (4.42%) Ruby
6 68 (4.18%) PHP
7 62 (3.81%) Python
8 47 (2.89%) C++
9 45 (2.76%) Apex Code
10 40 (2.46%) Bash Shell
11 28 (1.72%) Scala
12 24 (1.47%) PowerShell
13 19 (1.17%) COBOL
14 18 (1.11%) T-SQL
15 17 (1.04%) C
16 14 (0.86%) X++
17 13 (0.80%) Go
18 12 (0.74%) XPath
19 11 (0.68%) Perl
20 10 (0.61%) JCL
Qualifications
1 149 (9.15%) Degree
2 124 (7.62%) Security Cleared
3 97 (5.96%) SC Cleared
4 78 (4.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 64 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 54 (3.32%) Cisco Certification
7 47 (2.89%) MCSE
8 37 (2.27%) CCNA
9 28 (1.72%) MCITP
10 25 (1.54%) CCNP
11 24 (1.47%) MCP
12 18 (1.11%) VCDX
13 17 (1.04%) VCAP
14 15 (0.92%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 14 (0.86%) CCDP
16 11 (0.68%) CCDA
17 10 (0.61%) CCA
17 10 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
18 9 (0.55%) CCEA
19 8 (0.49%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (2.89%) QA
2 22 (1.35%) COBIT
3 19 (1.17%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.68%) SLA
6 10 (0.61%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.061%) TickIT
7 1 (0.061%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.061%) EMIR
7 1 (0.061%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.061%) HL7
System Software
1 232 (14.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 175 (10.75%) Active Directory
3 135 (8.29%) Hyper-V
4 45 (2.76%) vSphere
5 37 (2.27%) vCloud
6 35 (2.15%) Oracle RAC
7 30 (1.84%) NFS
8 26 (1.60%) SRDF
9 25 (1.54%) KVM
9 25 (1.54%) Xen
10 24 (1.47%) Terminal Services
11 15 (0.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 15 (0.92%) XenApp
12 14 (0.86%) Docker
13 13 (0.80%) VMware ESX
13 13 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
14 12 (0.74%) HDFS
15 10 (0.61%) VirtualBox
16 8 (0.49%) NDS
17 7 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 46 (2.83%) Puppet
2 29 (1.78%) Nagios
3 24 (1.47%) SCOM
4 23 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (1.17%) SCCM
5 19 (1.17%) OpenView
6 15 (0.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 15 (0.92%) Cobbler
7 12 (0.74%) Ansible
7 12 (0.74%) Salt
8 10 (0.61%) Vagrant
8 10 (0.61%) ZABBIX
8 10 (0.61%) Kubernetes
8 10 (0.61%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 9 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
9 9 (0.55%) Backup Exec
10 7 (0.43%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (0.31%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 453 (27.83%) Oracle
2 395 (24.26%) Microsoft
3 286 (17.57%) VMware
4 234 (14.37%) Cisco
5 131 (8.05%) Citrix
6 109 (6.70%) IBM
7 108 (6.63%) HP
8 68 (4.18%) Red Hat
9 65 (3.99%) NetApp
10 62 (3.81%) Salesforce.com
11 60 (3.69%) Juniper
12 55 (3.38%) EMC
13 52 (3.19%) SAP
14 44 (2.70%) TIBCO
15 39 (2.40%) hybris
16 37 (2.27%) Intel
17 35 (2.15%) Sybase
18 32 (1.97%) ATG
19 30 (1.84%) CheckPoint
20 27 (1.66%) Informatica
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Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Lincolnshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum 10% bonus, pension, healthcare and h
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Central London / West End
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Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + full benefits
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum
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Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + 17% BONUS
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + training, excellent progression!
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Warwickshire
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Salary: benefits
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Salary: Good benefits package
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
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Salary: £60,000 - £70,000k plus outstanding package
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Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + package & bonus
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