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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 380 394 320
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -74
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 766 734 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.64% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.68% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 634 583 663
Average salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £85,000 £86,100
UK excluding London average salary £58,935 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+2.49% -8.00%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +13 686 £70,000 +7.69% 131
London +18 323 £77,500 +6.89% 46
South East +4 109 £65,000 -3.70% 18
Yorkshire +35 71 £60,000 +20.81% 17
City of London +25 58 £75,000 - 14
West Midlands +12 46 £62,500 +2.04% 9
North West +7 42 £57,500 +15.00% 13
Manchester +19 37 £57,500 +16.16% 7
West Yorkshire +13 37 £60,000 +26.31% 11
Leeds +27 36 £60,000 +21.64% 11
Berkshire +22 35 £70,000 - 6
East of England -25 35 £61,250 +2.08% 5
Surrey -13 28 £65,000 -5.10% 8
South West -56 28 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Scotland -1 22 £47,000 -18.26% 5
Coventry +6 19 £60,000 -33.33%
North Yorkshire +6 19 £70,000 +13.82% 1
East Midlands +13 18 £47,500 -29.62% 11
Bedfordshire +12 18 £60,000 - 2
Middlesbrough - 17 £70,000 - 1
Wales +10 16 £47,000 -30.37% 2
South Wales +6 16 £47,000 -30.37% 2
Reading +6 15 £66,250 -14.51% 1
Birmingham +5 15 £70,000 +7.69% 8
Cardiff - 15 £47,000 - 2
Edinburgh -1 14 £47,000 -18.26% 4
Nottinghamshire - 14 £47,500 - 1
Guildford -8 13 £65,000 - 3
Bristol -23 12 £58,750 +6.81% 2
Nottingham - 11 £47,500 -

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 443 (28.92%) Oracle
2 438 (28.59%) Java
3 428 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
4 346 (22.58%) Microsoft
5 316 (20.63%) Windows
6 307 (20.04%) .NET
7 297 (19.39%) Finance
8 273 (17.82%) VMware
9 260 (16.97%) SQL Server
10 249 (16.25%) HTML
11 241 (15.73%) JavaScript
12 228 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
13 225 (14.69%) Cisco
14 218 (14.23%) SOA
15 216 (14.10%) Technical Architecture
16 212 (13.84%) Middleware
17 209 (13.64%) Linux
18 204 (13.32%) Web Services
19 198 (12.92%) TOGAF
20 188 (12.27%) XML
21 176 (11.49%) SQL
22 173 (11.29%) C#
23 172 (11.23%) MS Excel
24 156 (10.18%) CSS
25 155 (10.12%) Data Centre
26 153 (9.99%) WAN
26 153 (9.99%) Scrum
27 152 (9.92%) Active Directory
27 152 (9.92%) Degree
28 147 (9.60%) SAN

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 107 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 105 (6.85%) MS Exchange
3 71 (4.63%) IIS
4 68 (4.44%) Apache
5 65 (4.24%) CMS
6 61 (3.98%) WebSphere
7 58 (3.79%) Node.js
8 38 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 37 (2.42%) Tomcat
10 29 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
11 28 (1.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 28 (1.83%) Oracle Coherence
12 25 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
13 23 (1.50%) Apache Solr
14 22 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 20 (1.31%) JBoss
16 19 (1.24%) Lync
16 19 (1.24%) Apache Spark
17 18 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
18 17 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 172 (11.23%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.76%) MS Office
3 23 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.59%) SPSS
4 9 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.26%) MS Project
6 1 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 95 (6.20%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (1.83%) RMDS
3 27 (1.76%) Magento
4 20 (1.31%) WebTrends
5 19 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 16 (1.04%) Dynamics GP
6 16 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
7 15 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
8 13 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.46%) BASE24
9 7 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
10 6 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (0.33%) HFM
12 3 (0.20%) Cordys
12 3 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
13 2 (0.13%) JDE OneWorld
13 2 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
14 1 (0.065%) Oracle General Ledger
14 1 (0.065%) Dynamics SL
Cloud Services
1 111 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (4.31%) IaaS
4 62 (4.05%) SaaS
5 54 (3.52%) Office 365
6 43 (2.81%) PaaS
7 29 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
8 23 (1.50%) Force.com
9 18 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (0.65%) Sumo Logic
11 8 (0.52%) SoftLayer
12 7 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.20%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.13%) Heroku
14 2 (0.13%) IBM PureFlex
15 1 (0.065%) Google Apps
15 1 (0.065%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 153 (9.99%) WAN
2 147 (9.60%) SAN
3 135 (8.81%) Firewall
4 128 (8.36%) LAN
5 82 (5.35%) HTTP
6 72 (4.70%) Internet
7 57 (3.72%) VoIP
7 57 (3.72%) NAS
8 54 (3.52%) DNS
9 38 (2.48%) TCP/IP
10 34 (2.22%) Multicast
11 31 (2.02%) Fibre Channel
11 31 (2.02%) iSCSI
12 29 (1.89%) FCoE
13 28 (1.83%) VLAN
13 28 (1.83%) VPN
13 28 (1.83%) PBX
13 28 (1.83%) LDAP
14 24 (1.57%) SSH
15 23 (1.50%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (16.97%) SQL Server
2 83 (5.42%) Relational Database
3 62 (4.05%) Hadoop
4 50 (3.26%) NoSQL
5 49 (3.20%) MySQL
6 47 (3.07%) MongoDB
6 47 (3.07%) Big Data
7 46 (3.00%) Oracle Exadata
8 42 (2.74%) Oracle Database
9 41 (2.68%) HBase
9 41 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
10 38 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 38 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 34 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
12 33 (2.15%) DB2
13 27 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
13 27 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 21 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
14 21 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
15 18 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 47 (3.07%) Visual Studio
2 46 (3.00%) Subversion
3 43 (2.81%) Maven
4 36 (2.35%) Git (software)
5 34 (2.22%) Jenkins
6 33 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (1.11%) JIRA
7 17 (1.11%) Selenium
8 16 (1.04%) NUnit
9 15 (0.98%) Grunt
10 14 (0.91%) TeamCity
11 11 (0.72%) JUnit
12 10 (0.65%) Ant
12 10 (0.65%) Eclipse
13 9 (0.59%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 8 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 6 (0.39%) MorphX
15 6 (0.39%) Cucumber
16 5 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
17 4 (0.26%) MSBuild
General
1 297 (19.39%) Finance
2 88 (5.74%) Banking
3 68 (4.44%) Retail
3 68 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 58 (3.79%) Marketing
5 43 (2.81%) Manufacturing
6 40 (2.61%) Games
7 31 (2.02%) Legal
8 22 (1.44%) Law
9 19 (1.24%) Investment Banking
10 18 (1.17%) Electronics
11 17 (1.11%) Billing
12 15 (0.98%) Advertising
13 10 (0.65%) Publishing
14 9 (0.59%) Back Office
14 9 (0.59%) Local Government
15 7 (0.46%) Automotive
16 5 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.26%) Aerospace
18 2 (0.13%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (20.04%) .NET
2 249 (16.25%) HTML
3 212 (13.84%) Middleware
4 204 (13.32%) Web Services
5 188 (12.27%) XML
6 156 (10.18%) CSS
7 110 (7.18%) J2EE
8 104 (6.79%) ASP.NET
9 101 (6.59%) Oracle Fusion
10 87 (5.68%) REST
11 75 (4.90%) Spring
12 71 (4.63%) HTML5
13 70 (4.57%) SOAP
14 66 (4.31%) jQuery
15 64 (4.18%) AngularJS
16 55 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC
16 55 (3.59%) WCF
17 48 (3.13%) Ajax
17 48 (3.13%) XSLT
18 43 (2.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 155 (10.12%) Data Centre
2 74 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
3 59 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (3.07%) Clustering
5 42 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 40 (2.61%) Mainframe
6 40 (2.61%) Oracle Exalogic
7 36 (2.35%) Computer Science
8 35 (2.28%) N-Tier
9 29 (1.89%) Online Games
10 27 (1.76%) User Experience
11 25 (1.63%) Mobile App
11 25 (1.63%) Replication
12 24 (1.57%) PKI
12 24 (1.57%) Data Integration
13 19 (1.24%) Data Structures
14 18 (1.17%) IVR
14 18 (1.17%) Client/Server
15 15 (0.98%) Social Media
16 13 (0.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 316 (20.63%) Windows
2 209 (13.64%) Linux
3 89 (5.81%) UNIX
4 49 (3.20%) Solaris
5 48 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (1.50%) AIX
10 14 (0.91%) Android
10 14 (0.91%) Windows 8
11 10 (0.65%) CoreOS
11 10 (0.65%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.52%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.46%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (0.33%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.26%) SUSE
17 3 (0.20%) HPUX
17 3 (0.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (14.23%) SOA
3 216 (14.10%) Technical Architecture
4 198 (12.92%) TOGAF
5 153 (9.99%) Scrum
6 146 (9.53%) Mentoring
7 131 (8.55%) Enterprise Architecture
8 121 (7.90%) Project Management
9 116 (7.57%) Open Source
10 112 (7.31%) MVC
11 109 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
12 108 (7.05%) CRM
13 107 (6.98%) TDD
14 105 (6.85%) E-Commerce
15 104 (6.79%) ITIL
16 95 (6.20%) Migration
17 90 (5.87%) UML
18 85 (5.55%) SDLC
19 81 (5.29%) Software Engineering
20 75 (4.90%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 438 (28.59%) Java
2 241 (15.73%) JavaScript
3 176 (11.49%) SQL
4 173 (11.29%) C#
5 70 (4.57%) Ruby
6 68 (4.44%) PHP
7 66 (4.31%) Python
8 43 (2.81%) C++
9 34 (2.22%) Apex Code
10 33 (2.15%) Scala
11 30 (1.96%) Bash Shell
12 27 (1.76%) PowerShell
13 16 (1.04%) T-SQL
14 15 (0.98%) C
15 13 (0.85%) R
15 13 (0.85%) Go
16 12 (0.78%) X++
17 11 (0.72%) Perl
18 10 (0.65%) COBOL
18 10 (0.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 152 (9.92%) Degree
2 123 (8.03%) Security Cleared
3 108 (7.05%) SC Cleared
4 66 (4.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 49 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 45 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (2.02%) MCSE
8 27 (1.76%) CCNA
8 27 (1.76%) MCITP
9 25 (1.63%) CCNP
10 22 (1.44%) VCAP
11 21 (1.37%) VCDX
12 15 (0.98%) CITP
13 14 (0.91%) MCP
14 13 (0.85%) CCDP
15 12 (0.78%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (0.59%) CCDA
17 8 (0.52%) CCA
17 8 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
18 7 (0.46%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.68%) QA
2 20 (1.31%) PCI DSS
2 20 (1.31%) COBIT
3 9 (0.59%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.59%) SLA
4 5 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.26%) TickIT
6 2 (0.13%) EMIR
6 2 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.065%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.065%) HL7
System Software
1 228 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 152 (9.92%) Active Directory
3 122 (7.96%) Hyper-V
4 47 (3.07%) vSphere
5 36 (2.35%) Oracle RAC
6 35 (2.28%) vCloud
7 33 (2.15%) NFS
8 29 (1.89%) SRDF
9 27 (1.76%) Xen
9 27 (1.76%) KVM
10 22 (1.44%) Terminal Services
11 16 (1.04%) XenApp
12 14 (0.91%) VMware ESX
12 14 (0.91%) Docker
13 12 (0.78%) HDFS
13 12 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 11 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
14 11 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
15 10 (0.65%) VirtualBox
16 8 (0.52%) NDS
Systems Management
1 45 (2.94%) Puppet
2 30 (1.96%) Nagios
3 27 (1.76%) SCCM
4 26 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (1.63%) SCOM
6 16 (1.04%) Cobbler
7 15 (0.98%) OpenView
8 12 (0.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 12 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Management
8 12 (0.78%) Ansible
8 12 (0.78%) Salt
9 11 (0.72%) Kubernetes
10 10 (0.65%) ZABBIX
10 10 (0.65%) Vagrant
10 10 (0.65%) NetBackup
10 10 (0.65%) Backup Exec
11 9 (0.59%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 7 (0.46%) Oracle ZFS
13 6 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
13 6 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 443 (28.92%) Oracle
2 346 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 273 (17.82%) VMware
4 225 (14.69%) Cisco
5 119 (7.77%) Citrix
6 113 (7.38%) IBM
7 95 (6.20%) HP
8 61 (3.98%) NetApp
8 61 (3.98%) Red Hat
9 58 (3.79%) EMC
10 54 (3.52%) Juniper
11 53 (3.46%) TIBCO
12 47 (3.07%) Salesforce.com
12 47 (3.07%) hybris
13 46 (3.00%) SAP
14 43 (2.81%) ATG
15 36 (2.35%) Sybase
16 33 (2.15%) Intel
17 30 (1.96%) Google
18 28 (1.83%) DataSynapse
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Resource Management
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £44000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £65,000 - £85,000 + Car, Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 55k - 90k
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
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