The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 376 325 255
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -70
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 782 859 1238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.79% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.84% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 608 663 996
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £89,500 £86,108
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110395 102332 111722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90051 84654 95699
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -49 730 £65,000 - 86
London -67 335 £70,000 - 40
South East -59 143 £65,000 -7.14% 13
South West +2 66 £52,500 +5.00% 7
City of London -33 60 £72,750 +3.92% 19
East of England -5 57 £62,500 +19.04% 4
Surrey -23 49 £68,500 +21.77% 4
Yorkshire 0 39 £51,250 +2.50% 5
North West +6 38 £50,000 -23.07% 9
Scotland +26 37 £54,000 -6.08% 3
Berkshire -21 34 £70,000 - 3
West Midlands +11 32 £62,500 -3.84% 6
Bristol +5 25 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Birmingham +21 24 £62,500 -7.40% 1
Guildford +11 21 £65,000 +25.00% 2
Edinburgh +2 21 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Manchester +7 19 £50,000 -23.07% 4
West Yorkshire -31 19 £47,500 -9.52% 4
Reading -6 18 £68,750 -5.17% 1
Leeds -24 18 £48,750 -26.41% 4
Hertfordshire -3 17 £60,500 +21.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 17 £52,500 -10.63% 2
Essex +1 16 £67,500 +42.10%
Bedfordshire -3 14 £60,000 +11.62% 3
Chelmsford - 13 £65,000 -
Glasgow -7 12 £54,000 -8.08% 1
Merseyside +10 11 £50,000 -25.92% 1
Oxfordshire -2 11 £65,000 -4.41% 2
Bedford -6 11 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Bath -16 11 £57,500 +15.00%

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 475 (26.99%) .NET
2 470 (26.70%) Java
3 436 (24.77%) Microsoft
4 345 (19.60%) SQL Server
5 342 (19.43%) Finance
6 306 (17.39%) Oracle
7 302 (17.16%) C#
8 292 (16.59%) SQL
9 284 (16.14%) SOA
10 271 (15.40%) Technical Architecture
11 263 (14.94%) Degree
12 260 (14.77%) Windows
13 244 (13.86%) VMware
14 223 (12.67%) Web Services
15 204 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
16 195 (11.08%) UML
17 179 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
18 171 (9.72%) HTML
19 166 (9.43%) MS Excel
19 166 (9.43%) TOGAF
19 166 (9.43%) MVC
20 164 (9.32%) ASP.NET
21 159 (9.03%) Scrum
22 151 (8.58%) TDD
22 151 (8.58%) Security Cleared
23 148 (8.41%) Linux
24 144 (8.18%) OO
25 143 (8.13%) JavaScript
26 136 (7.73%) ITIL
27 135 (7.67%) J2EE

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 119 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 70 (3.98%) BizTalk Server
2 70 (3.98%) CMS
3 69 (3.92%) MS Exchange
4 50 (2.84%) Tomcat
5 44 (2.50%) NetWeaver
6 39 (2.22%) WebSphere
7 35 (1.99%) Apache
8 34 (1.93%) Lync
8 34 (1.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 29 (1.65%) IIS
10 27 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
10 27 (1.53%) WebLogic
11 26 (1.48%) SAS
12 25 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
13 21 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
13 21 (1.19%) Adobe CQ
13 21 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
13 21 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
14 18 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 166 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.14%) MS Office
3 17 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.85%) SPSS
4 15 (0.85%) MS Project
5 8 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.057%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.057%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.057%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 45 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
2 30 (1.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
6 6 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (0.34%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.34%) Optimost
7 5 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.23%) SAP R/3
8 4 (0.23%) Magento
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.17%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.11%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 74 (4.20%) SaaS
2 53 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
3 39 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (1.36%) Force.com
5 21 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (1.14%) Office 365
7 4 (0.23%) IaaS
8 3 (0.17%) Heroku
8 3 (0.17%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.11%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.11%) PaaS
10 1 (0.057%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 120 (6.82%) SAN
2 92 (5.23%) WAN
3 78 (4.43%) LAN
4 61 (3.47%) Internet
5 58 (3.30%) Firewall
6 51 (2.90%) HTTP
7 39 (2.22%) TCP/IP
8 37 (2.10%) DNS
9 28 (1.59%) NAS
10 21 (1.19%) VPN
11 19 (1.08%) DHCP
12 18 (1.02%) Unified Communications
12 18 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (0.97%) Intranet
14 13 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (0.74%) VoIP
14 13 (0.74%) MPLS
15 12 (0.68%) OSPF
15 12 (0.68%) Wireless
15 12 (0.68%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 345 (19.60%) SQL Server
2 101 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
3 86 (4.89%) Relational Database
4 81 (4.60%) Big Data
5 73 (4.15%) MySQL
6 68 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 51 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 48 (2.73%) NoSQL
9 47 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 47 (2.67%) Oracle Database
10 46 (2.61%) RDBMS
11 38 (2.16%) MongoDB
12 32 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
13 31 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
14 28 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
14 28 (1.59%) Hadoop
15 26 (1.48%) Data Mining
16 21 (1.19%) SAP HANA
17 20 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
18 19 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 58 (3.30%) Maven
2 41 (2.33%) Eclipse
2 41 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 40 (2.27%) Visual Studio
4 32 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (1.48%) Subversion
6 21 (1.19%) JUnit
7 18 (1.02%) Jenkins
8 14 (0.80%) Ant
9 13 (0.74%) Mockito
10 11 (0.63%) Rational Rose
10 11 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
10 11 (0.63%) Apache Ivy
11 9 (0.51%) Selenium
11 9 (0.51%) YourKit
12 7 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
13 6 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
13 6 (0.34%) Fiddler
14 5 (0.28%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.28%) JIRA
General
1 342 (19.43%) Finance
2 101 (5.74%) Banking
3 87 (4.94%) Retail
4 70 (3.98%) Marketing
5 64 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 53 (3.01%) Investment Banking
7 49 (2.78%) Legal
8 35 (1.99%) Law
9 31 (1.76%) Back Office
10 30 (1.70%) Front Office
11 18 (1.02%) Advertising
11 18 (1.02%) Publishing
12 13 (0.74%) Games
13 10 (0.57%) Electronics
13 10 (0.57%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.57%) Local Government
14 8 (0.45%) Billing
14 8 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.40%) Automotive
16 6 (0.34%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 475 (26.99%) .NET
2 223 (12.67%) Web Services
3 171 (9.72%) HTML
4 164 (9.32%) ASP.NET
5 135 (7.67%) J2EE
6 131 (7.44%) Spring
7 128 (7.27%) SOAP
8 117 (6.65%) CSS
9 111 (6.31%) XML
10 102 (5.80%) WCF
11 95 (5.40%) jQuery
12 86 (4.89%) Java EE
13 82 (4.66%) Hibernate
14 78 (4.43%) REST
15 74 (4.20%) Middleware
16 73 (4.15%) .NET Framework
17 70 (3.98%) HTML5
18 68 (3.86%) ASP.NET MVC
19 52 (2.95%) WPF
20 43 (2.44%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 116 (6.59%) Enterprise Software
2 80 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 71 (4.03%) N-Tier
4 56 (3.18%) Client/Server
5 52 (2.95%) Open Source
6 49 (2.78%) Digital Media
7 46 (2.61%) Clustering
8 45 (2.56%) Management Information System
9 36 (2.05%) CESG
9 36 (2.05%) Mathematics
10 31 (1.76%) GIS
11 26 (1.48%) Blackberry
12 25 (1.42%) RMADS
12 25 (1.42%) Mobile App
13 21 (1.19%) PKI
13 21 (1.19%) Replication
14 17 (0.97%) Data Integration
15 16 (0.91%) Mainframe
16 15 (0.85%) Social Media
17 14 (0.80%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 260 (14.77%) Windows
2 148 (8.41%) Linux
3 109 (6.19%) UNIX
4 45 (2.56%) Solaris
4 45 (2.56%) Android
5 43 (2.44%) Windows 7
6 41 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (1.82%) Apple iOS
8 24 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (1.31%) Windows 8
9 23 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (1.02%) AIX
12 12 (0.68%) HPUX
13 10 (0.57%) SUSE
14 7 (0.40%) Debian
15 6 (0.34%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (0.28%) Windows Phone
17 4 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (16.14%) SOA
2 271 (15.40%) Technical Architecture
3 204 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
4 195 (11.08%) UML
5 166 (9.43%) TOGAF
5 166 (9.43%) MVC
6 159 (9.03%) Scrum
7 151 (8.58%) TDD
8 144 (8.18%) OO
9 136 (7.73%) ITIL
10 131 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
11 130 (7.39%) Project Management
12 103 (5.85%) Enterprise Architecture
13 102 (5.80%) E-Commerce
14 101 (5.74%) CRM
15 84 (4.77%) OOD
15 84 (4.77%) Software Engineering
16 83 (4.72%) Migration
17 80 (4.55%) Zachman Framework
18 76 (4.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 470 (26.70%) Java
2 302 (17.16%) C#
3 292 (16.59%) SQL
4 143 (8.13%) JavaScript
5 39 (2.22%) T-SQL
6 37 (2.10%) C++
7 32 (1.82%) PHP
8 28 (1.59%) VB.NET
9 27 (1.53%) PowerShell
10 26 (1.48%) PL/SQL
10 26 (1.48%) Python
11 23 (1.31%) Scala
12 21 (1.19%) Objective-C
13 20 (1.14%) Ruby
14 14 (0.80%) Groovy
14 14 (0.80%) XPath
15 13 (0.74%) Apex Code
16 11 (0.63%) VB
17 10 (0.57%) C
18 5 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 263 (14.94%) Degree
2 151 (8.58%) Security Cleared
3 97 (5.51%) SC Cleared
4 86 (4.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 65 (3.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 63 (3.58%) MCSE
7 50 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
8 34 (1.93%) MCITP
9 29 (1.65%) MCP
10 27 (1.53%) CCNP
11 26 (1.48%) CCIE
12 18 (1.02%) CCNA
13 17 (0.97%) HP MASE
13 17 (0.97%) MCSD
14 16 (0.91%) CISSP
15 13 (0.74%) DV Cleared
15 13 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
16 12 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (0.63%) HP ASE
18 10 (0.57%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (5.63%) QA
2 28 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (1.42%) JSP 440
4 21 (1.19%) SLA
5 20 (1.14%) COBIT
6 19 (1.08%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.17%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.11%) ISO 8583
10 2 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 179 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 127 (7.22%) Active Directory
3 90 (5.11%) Hyper-V
4 30 (1.70%) Terminal Services
5 28 (1.59%) XenApp
6 27 (1.53%) VMware ESX
7 26 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
8 24 (1.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 20 (1.14%) vCloud
9 20 (1.14%) vSphere
10 16 (0.91%) UAG
11 15 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
12 14 (0.80%) XenDesktop
13 11 (0.63%) XenServer
14 10 (0.57%) Varnish
15 9 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 9 (0.51%) Xen
16 8 (0.45%) ISA Server
17 7 (0.40%) SRDF
17 7 (0.40%) NFS
Systems Management
1 64 (3.64%) SCCM
2 37 (2.10%) SCOM
3 14 (0.80%) Backup Exec
4 13 (0.74%) WSUS
4 13 (0.74%) NetBackup
5 12 (0.68%) ARCserve
5 12 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (0.57%) CA SiteMinder
6 10 (0.57%) OpenSSO
7 9 (0.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 7 (0.40%) OpenView
9 6 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (0.28%) Puppet
11 4 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.17%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (0.11%) XenMobile
13 2 (0.11%) Nagios
13 2 (0.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 436 (24.77%) Microsoft
2 306 (17.39%) Oracle
3 244 (13.86%) VMware
4 124 (7.05%) Cisco
5 112 (6.36%) HP
6 103 (5.85%) Citrix
7 76 (4.32%) SAP
8 71 (4.03%) IBM
9 68 (3.86%) Salesforce.com
10 52 (2.95%) Juniper
11 42 (2.39%) NetApp
11 42 (2.39%) Red Hat
12 41 (2.33%) EMC
13 37 (2.10%) Adobe
14 35 (1.99%) Business Objects
15 34 (1.93%) TIBCO
16 31 (1.76%) Symantec
16 31 (1.76%) Dell
17 29 (1.65%) F5
18 23 (1.31%) Informatica
Chester, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
LA International
Posted: 8 hours ago
Devon
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 23days
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + + up to 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £71000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £73,200 to £85,200 per annum Pension + Life Cover + Private Medic
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + £20K Bonus + Car + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago