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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 340 284 301
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 852 1053 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 1.00% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.06% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 722 737 741
Average salary £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £87,500 £85,000
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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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
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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 -75 781 £67,500 - 118
London -31 415 £70,000 - 48
South East -60 141 £60,000 -9.09% 22
City of London +16 108 £70,000 +3.70% 17
South West -21 51 £48,500 -7.61% 11
Berkshire +3 47 £70,000 +3.70% 4
East of England -13 46 £70,000 +26.12% 6
North West +7 36 £62,500 +4.16% 12
Yorkshire -37 36 £65,000 - 5
West Midlands -15 32 £60,000 +14.28% 8
Surrey -46 29 £70,000 - 5
Scotland +13 28 £85,000 +31.78% 2
Reading -1 27 £67,500 - 2
West Yorkshire -26 27 £65,000 -10.34% 4
Oxfordshire +12 26 £52,500 -19.23% 3
Bedfordshire +27 25 £65,000 +13.04% 2
Edinburgh +16 22 £85,000 +32.81% 1
Bristol +2 22 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Manchester +13 19 £62,500 -3.84% 6
Birmingham -13 19 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Leeds -41 17 £65,000 -5.45% 4
Buckinghamshire +9 15 £57,500 -25.80% 4
Bedford +20 12 £70,000 +21.73%
Luton +15 12 £65,000 +4.41% 2
Abingdon +1 12 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire +2 9 £62,500 - 2
Guildford +1 9 £82,500 +26.92% 1
Hertfordshire -9 9 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Coventry -19 9 £45,000 -12.19% 1
Bournemouth -21 9 £42,500 -39.28% 3

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 479 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
2 464 (27.09%) Java
3 428 (24.99%) Microsoft
4 379 (22.12%) .NET
5 363 (21.19%) Windows
6 354 (20.67%) Oracle
7 323 (18.86%) Finance
8 313 (18.27%) SQL Server
9 302 (17.63%) Technical Architecture
10 294 (17.16%) VMware
11 282 (16.46%) TOGAF
12 265 (15.47%) C#
13 254 (14.83%) SOA
14 247 (14.42%) SQL
15 239 (13.95%) Scrum
16 225 (13.13%) Web Services
17 224 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
18 207 (12.08%) Linux
19 204 (11.91%) JavaScript
20 180 (10.51%) MS Excel
20 180 (10.51%) Cisco
21 165 (9.63%) Citrix
21 165 (9.63%) Mentoring
22 161 (9.40%) TDD
23 160 (9.34%) XML
24 159 (9.28%) Banking
25 158 (9.22%) Active Directory
26 149 (8.70%) UNIX
27 148 (8.64%) SAN
28 145 (8.46%) Degree

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 118 (6.89%) SharePoint
2 84 (4.90%) MS Exchange
3 60 (3.50%) JBoss
4 59 (3.44%) Tomcat
5 50 (2.92%) CMS
6 48 (2.80%) WebLogic
7 46 (2.69%) Lync
8 42 (2.45%) Apache
8 42 (2.45%) WebSphere
9 41 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
10 37 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
10 37 (2.16%) IIS
11 36 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
12 30 (1.75%) OpenStack
12 30 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
13 29 (1.69%) SAS
14 22 (1.28%) Mule
15 21 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
16 19 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
17 18 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 180 (10.51%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 29 (1.69%) MS Office
4 27 (1.58%) SPSS
5 14 (0.82%) MS Project
6 6 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.23%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.058%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 24 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.18%) RMDS
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.18%) Temenos T24
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle BRM
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.058%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.058%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 1 (0.058%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 1 (0.058%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 80 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (2.80%) Office 365
3 47 (2.74%) SaaS
4 42 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
6 27 (1.58%) IaaS
7 26 (1.52%) Force.com
8 9 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.47%) PaaS
9 8 (0.47%) SoftLayer
10 7 (0.41%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.058%) Heroku
12 1 (0.058%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.058%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 148 (8.64%) SAN
2 121 (7.06%) Firewall
3 111 (6.48%) WAN
4 88 (5.14%) Internet
5 83 (4.85%) LAN
6 49 (2.86%) NAS
7 43 (2.51%) HTTP
8 42 (2.45%) DNS
9 31 (1.81%) TCP/IP
10 24 (1.40%) MPLS
11 22 (1.28%) Network Security
12 21 (1.23%) Wireless
13 18 (1.05%) NetScaler
14 17 (0.99%) DHCP
15 15 (0.88%) VLAN
16 14 (0.82%) VPN
17 13 (0.76%) WLAN
17 13 (0.76%) OSPF
17 13 (0.76%) BGP
17 13 (0.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (18.27%) SQL Server
2 91 (5.31%) Big Data
3 78 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 63 (3.68%) MongoDB
5 62 (3.62%) MySQL
5 62 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
6 58 (3.39%) Relational Database
7 50 (2.92%) Hadoop
8 43 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 43 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 34 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
10 33 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 28 (1.63%) Oracle Database
12 25 (1.46%) Oracle Exadata
13 24 (1.40%) Oracle BI EE
13 24 (1.40%) Data Mining
13 24 (1.40%) RDBMS
14 23 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
14 23 (1.34%) Oracle ODI
15 21 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (2.57%) Maven
2 36 (2.10%) Visual Studio
2 36 (2.10%) Eclipse
3 34 (1.98%) JIRA
3 34 (1.98%) Subversion
4 31 (1.81%) Jenkins
5 29 (1.69%) Git (software)
6 25 (1.46%) Ant
7 14 (0.82%) MSI
7 14 (0.82%) ReSharper
8 13 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (0.76%) NUnit
8 13 (0.76%) ClearCase
9 12 (0.70%) Hudson
10 10 (0.58%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 9 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
12 7 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (0.29%) Bugzilla
13 5 (0.29%) RequisitePro
14 4 (0.23%) PowerBuilder
General
1 323 (18.86%) Finance
2 159 (9.28%) Banking
3 129 (7.53%) Retail
4 94 (5.49%) Telecoms
5 46 (2.69%) Investment Banking
6 31 (1.81%) Publishing
6 31 (1.81%) Marketing
7 29 (1.69%) Legal
8 26 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 24 (1.40%) Local Government
9 24 (1.40%) Electronics
10 23 (1.34%) Back Office
11 21 (1.23%) Games
12 18 (1.05%) Advertising
13 15 (0.88%) Billing
14 14 (0.82%) Law
15 11 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.58%) Automotive
17 6 (0.35%) French Language
18 4 (0.23%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (22.12%) .NET
2 225 (13.13%) Web Services
3 160 (9.34%) XML
4 142 (8.29%) Middleware
5 137 (8.00%) J2EE
6 136 (7.94%) Spring
7 133 (7.76%) HTML
8 124 (7.24%) ASP.NET
9 119 (6.95%) CSS
10 83 (4.85%) SOAP
11 79 (4.61%) Java EE
12 74 (4.32%) REST
13 70 (4.09%) WCF
14 66 (3.85%) jQuery
15 63 (3.68%) Hibernate
16 57 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
17 56 (3.27%) RESTful
17 56 (3.27%) ASP.NET MVC
18 53 (3.09%) Ajax
19 52 (3.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 100 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (5.14%) Clustering
3 78 (4.55%) Data Integration
4 70 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
5 67 (3.91%) Open Source
6 55 (3.21%) Client/Server
7 53 (3.09%) Computer Science
8 50 (2.92%) User Experience
9 41 (2.39%) N-Tier
10 32 (1.87%) Management Information System
11 30 (1.75%) Digital Media
12 23 (1.34%) Mainframe
13 21 (1.23%) Streaming Video
13 21 (1.23%) Replication
13 21 (1.23%) Mobile App
14 17 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
14 17 (0.99%) Blackberry
14 17 (0.99%) CMDB
15 14 (0.82%) GIS
15 14 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 363 (21.19%) Windows
2 207 (12.08%) Linux
3 149 (8.70%) UNIX
4 67 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (2.34%) Solaris
7 38 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (2.16%) AIX
9 36 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (1.28%) Windows 8
11 20 (1.17%) Windows 7
12 14 (0.82%) Apple iOS
12 14 (0.82%) Android
13 11 (0.64%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.47%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.23%) CentOS
16 3 (0.18%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.12%) HPUX
18 1 (0.058%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.058%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (17.63%) Technical Architecture
3 282 (16.46%) TOGAF
4 254 (14.83%) SOA
5 239 (13.95%) Scrum
6 165 (9.63%) Mentoring
7 161 (9.40%) TDD
8 143 (8.35%) MVC
9 136 (7.94%) ITIL
10 132 (7.71%) Project Management
11 122 (7.12%) Enterprise Architecture
12 120 (7.01%) OO
13 118 (6.89%) UML
14 115 (6.71%) Migration
15 112 (6.54%) Zachman Framework
16 106 (6.19%) E-Commerce
17 88 (5.14%) CRM
17 88 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
18 80 (4.67%) Software Engineering
19 76 (4.44%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 464 (27.09%) Java
2 265 (15.47%) C#
3 247 (14.42%) SQL
4 204 (11.91%) JavaScript
5 46 (2.69%) C++
5 46 (2.69%) Ruby
6 44 (2.57%) Python
7 43 (2.51%) PHP
8 40 (2.34%) T-SQL
9 36 (2.10%) Apex Code
10 31 (1.81%) PowerShell
10 31 (1.81%) XPath
11 25 (1.46%) C
12 16 (0.93%) COBOL
12 16 (0.93%) R
13 15 (0.88%) Perl
14 13 (0.76%) Scala
14 13 (0.76%) Bash Shell
15 10 (0.58%) VBA
15 10 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 145 (8.46%) Degree
2 121 (7.06%) Security Cleared
3 94 (5.49%) SC Cleared
4 78 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 61 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
6 60 (3.50%) MCSE
7 46 (2.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 29 (1.69%) CCIE
9 25 (1.46%) CCNA
10 23 (1.34%) VCP4
11 16 (0.93%) MCSA
12 15 (0.88%) CISSP
13 14 (0.82%) MCP
14 10 (0.58%) CCNP
14 10 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.53%) VCAP
16 8 (0.47%) MCITP
16 8 (0.47%) HND
16 8 (0.47%) CCDP
17 7 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (3.91%) QA
2 23 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (1.23%) SLA
4 9 (0.53%) COBIT
5 8 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.23%) EMIR
6 4 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.058%) HL7
System Software
1 224 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 158 (9.22%) Active Directory
3 114 (6.65%) Hyper-V
4 42 (2.45%) XenApp
5 38 (2.22%) vSphere
6 25 (1.46%) vCloud
7 22 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 20 (1.17%) ISA Server
8 20 (1.17%) Forefront TMG
8 20 (1.17%) UAG
9 17 (0.99%) XenDesktop
9 17 (0.99%) Terminal Services
10 15 (0.88%) XenServer
10 15 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
11 14 (0.82%) VMware ESX
12 8 (0.47%) Squid
12 8 (0.47%) NFS
13 7 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
14 5 (0.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 45 (2.63%) SCCM
2 32 (1.87%) SCOM
3 29 (1.69%) Puppet
4 27 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.88%) Nagios
6 14 (0.82%) AppDNA
7 11 (0.64%) OpenView
7 11 (0.64%) Data Guard
8 8 (0.47%) ZABBIX
8 8 (0.47%) Ganglia
8 8 (0.47%) Backup Exec
8 8 (0.47%) Salt
8 8 (0.47%) Graphite
9 7 (0.41%) WSUS
10 6 (0.35%) ARCserve
10 6 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.35%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.29%) Unicenter
11 5 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (0.29%) MOM
Vendors
1 428 (24.99%) Microsoft
2 354 (20.67%) Oracle
3 294 (17.16%) VMware
4 180 (10.51%) Cisco
5 165 (9.63%) Citrix
6 96 (5.60%) IBM
7 80 (4.67%) HP
8 70 (4.09%) NetApp
9 63 (3.68%) Salesforce.com
10 58 (3.39%) Red Hat
11 56 (3.27%) Juniper
12 54 (3.15%) SAP
13 49 (2.86%) EMC
14 34 (1.98%) TIBCO
15 33 (1.93%) Business Objects
16 30 (1.75%) CheckPoint
16 30 (1.75%) F5
17 20 (1.17%) Informatica
18 19 (1.11%) Tableau
19 17 (0.99%) Sitecore
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus performance bonus + pension + h
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum plus excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £57,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance, comprehensive be
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
ARM Technology
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago