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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 451 366 328
Rank change year-on-year
-85 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 639 934 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.84% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.88% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 518 771 751
Average salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 -100 579 £67,500 +3.84% 85
London -93 262 £75,000 - 32
South East -25 107 £65,000 +4.00% 11
East of England +15 68 £61,250 -5.76% 8
West Midlands -27 49 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Bedfordshire +19 45 £62,500 -9.09% 6
Berkshire +4 35 £65,000 -7.14% 2
Yorkshire +1 30 £67,500 -3.57% 7
City of London -40 30 £77,500 +6.89% 8
North West +16 28 £70,000 +12.00% 6
West Yorkshire -2 28 £63,750 -8.92% 7
Leeds +6 26 £67,500 -3.57% 7
Scotland -4 25 £65,000 +5.69% 3
Dunstable - 24 £50,000 - 1
Reading +14 21 £65,000 -7.14% 2
Surrey -15 21 £62,500 -16.66% 2
Manchester -4 19 £70,000 +17.64% 4
Glasgow +7 15 £65,000 -16.12% 1
South West -28 15 £65,000 +28.71% 2
Buckinghamshire +17 13 £70,000 +9.80% 2
Hampshire +5 13 £67,500 +46.73% 2
Birmingham -28 13 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 12 £67,500 +101.49% 2
North East +2 12 £67,500 +22.72% 3
Tyne and Wear +1 12 £67,500 +101.49% 2
Suffolk -1 12 £27,500 -60.71%
Oxfordshire -15 12 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Ipswich -2 11 £27,500 -60.71%
South Wales +5 9 £40,000 -21.95%
Wales +2 9 £40,000 -21.95%

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 494 (34.89%) Java
2 451 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
3 367 (25.92%) .NET
4 356 (25.14%) Microsoft
5 273 (19.28%) Finance
6 269 (19.00%) C#
7 248 (17.51%) Oracle
8 238 (16.81%) TOGAF
9 237 (16.74%) HTML
10 234 (16.53%) SOA
11 230 (16.24%) Presales
12 227 (16.03%) Technical Architecture
13 208 (14.69%) Windows
14 199 (14.05%) JavaScript
14 199 (14.05%) SQL Server
15 197 (13.91%) SQL
16 193 (13.63%) Degree
17 163 (11.51%) Web Services
17 163 (11.51%) VMware
18 160 (11.30%) CSS
19 153 (10.81%) Linux
20 142 (10.03%) ASP.NET
21 139 (9.82%) MS Excel
22 137 (9.68%) Scrum
23 134 (9.46%) Unix
23 134 (9.46%) Mentoring
24 130 (9.18%) TDD
24 130 (9.18%) HTML5
25 129 (9.11%) Enterprise Software
25 129 (9.11%) XML

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 62 (4.38%) SharePoint
2 49 (3.46%) CMS
3 47 (3.32%) Apache
4 37 (2.61%) IIS
4 37 (2.61%) JBoss
5 32 (2.26%) Tomcat
6 31 (2.19%) WebLogic
7 30 (2.12%) NetWeaver
8 25 (1.77%) Node.js
9 24 (1.69%) Apache Spark
10 23 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
11 22 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
12 21 (1.48%) MS Exchange
12 21 (1.48%) WebSphere
13 20 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 18 (1.27%) Mule
15 17 (1.20%) SAP Portal
16 16 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
16 16 (1.13%) Skype for Business
17 15 (1.06%) Liferay
Applications
1 139 (9.82%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.27%) MS Office
2 18 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (0.78%) MS Project
4 5 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.28%) SPSS
6 1 (0.071%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 37 (2.61%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.77%) SAP GRC
3 18 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.49%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
8 4 (0.28%) Primavera
9 2 (0.14%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.14%) SAP Retail
9 2 (0.14%) Sonata
10 1 (0.071%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.071%) Magento
10 1 (0.071%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 121 (8.55%) SaaS
2 116 (8.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 95 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (2.82%) Office 365
5 36 (2.54%) IaaS
6 33 (2.33%) PaaS
7 30 (2.12%) Force.com
8 27 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.35%) Heroku
12 4 (0.28%) Boomi
12 4 (0.28%) Oracle CX
13 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.071%) GitHub
14 1 (0.071%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.071%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 92 (6.50%) Firewall
2 62 (4.38%) SAN
3 59 (4.17%) WAN
4 50 (3.53%) HTTP
5 46 (3.25%) LAN
6 39 (2.75%) TCP/IP
7 33 (2.33%) NAS
8 32 (2.26%) DNS
9 24 (1.69%) DHCP
10 18 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (1.20%) MPLS
12 16 (1.13%) Internet
13 15 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (0.99%) OSPF
14 14 (0.99%) VPN
14 14 (0.99%) Wireless
15 13 (0.92%) WebEx
16 12 (0.85%) PBX
17 11 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
18 10 (0.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (14.05%) SQL Server
2 106 (7.49%) Big Data
3 79 (5.58%) NoSQL
4 71 (5.01%) MongoDB
5 62 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
5 62 (4.38%) Hadoop
6 56 (3.95%) Relational Database
7 37 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 30 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 30 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (1.84%) Oracle Database
10 22 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
11 21 (1.48%) DB2
11 21 (1.48%) RDBMS
12 20 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
13 19 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
13 19 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
13 19 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (1.06%) SAP HANA
15 14 (0.99%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 57 (4.03%) Jenkins
2 53 (3.74%) Git (software)
3 46 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 44 (3.11%) JUnit
5 40 (2.82%) JIRA
6 31 (2.19%) NUnit
7 27 (1.91%) Eclipse
8 26 (1.84%) IntelliJ
8 26 (1.84%) Selenium
9 25 (1.77%) Maven
10 20 (1.41%) Subversion
11 19 (1.34%) Visual Studio
12 15 (1.06%) NMock
13 14 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 13 (0.92%) Hudson
15 12 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
16 10 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
17 8 (0.56%) Ant
18 7 (0.49%) Gradle
19 6 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 273 (19.28%) Finance
2 98 (6.92%) Banking
3 96 (6.78%) Retail
4 81 (5.72%) Telecoms
5 71 (5.01%) Marketing
6 40 (2.82%) Investment Banking
7 37 (2.61%) Games
8 35 (2.47%) Manufacturing
9 31 (2.19%) Financial Institution
10 24 (1.69%) Front Office
11 21 (1.48%) Legal
12 15 (1.06%) Advertising
13 13 (0.92%) Billing
14 12 (0.85%) Back Office
15 11 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.78%) Publishing
16 9 (0.64%) Retail Banking
17 8 (0.56%) Law
18 7 (0.49%) Local Government
19 6 (0.42%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 367 (25.92%) .NET
2 237 (16.74%) HTML
3 163 (11.51%) Web Services
4 160 (11.30%) CSS
5 142 (10.03%) ASP.NET
6 130 (9.18%) HTML5
7 129 (9.11%) XML
8 124 (8.76%) J2EE
9 111 (7.84%) REST
10 108 (7.63%) Spring
11 100 (7.06%) Middleware
12 95 (6.71%) SOAP
13 94 (6.64%) jQuery
14 75 (5.30%) Java EE
15 74 (5.23%) AngularJS
16 65 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC
17 62 (4.38%) Hibernate
18 56 (3.95%) WCF
19 53 (3.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 52 (3.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 129 (9.11%) Enterprise Software
2 114 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (6.14%) Data Centre
4 80 (5.65%) Computer Science
5 54 (3.81%) User Experience
6 45 (3.18%) Mobile App
7 34 (2.40%) N-Tier
8 26 (1.84%) Clustering
9 23 (1.62%) Data Structures
10 20 (1.41%) Data Integration
11 18 (1.27%) Fixed Income
11 18 (1.27%) Management Information System
12 17 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 15 (1.06%) DataPower
14 14 (0.99%) Visualisation
15 13 (0.92%) Fat Client
15 13 (0.92%) iPad
15 13 (0.92%) Thin Client
16 12 (0.85%) Public Cloud
16 12 (0.85%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 208 (14.69%) Windows
2 153 (10.81%) Linux
3 134 (9.46%) Unix
4 48 (3.39%) Windows Server
5 44 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (2.33%) Android
8 31 (2.19%) Solaris
9 29 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 28 (1.98%) Apple iOS
11 21 (1.48%) Windows 10
12 20 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (1.27%) Windows XP
14 14 (0.99%) Windows 7
14 14 (0.99%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.85%) SUSE
16 9 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.28%) Windows 2000
18 2 (0.14%) AIX
18 2 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (16.81%) TOGAF
3 234 (16.53%) SOA
4 230 (16.24%) Presales
5 227 (16.03%) Technical Architecture
6 137 (9.68%) Scrum
7 134 (9.46%) Mentoring
8 130 (9.18%) TDD
9 128 (9.04%) E-Commerce
10 123 (8.69%) UML
11 116 (8.19%) CRM
12 111 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
12 111 (7.84%) Open Source
13 108 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
14 103 (7.27%) MVC
15 102 (7.20%) OO
15 102 (7.20%) Project Management
16 95 (6.71%) Enterprise Architecture
17 91 (6.43%) SDLC
18 89 (6.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 494 (34.89%) Java
2 269 (19.00%) C#
3 199 (14.05%) JavaScript
4 197 (13.91%) SQL
5 54 (3.81%) Scala
6 46 (3.25%) T-SQL
7 38 (2.68%) C
8 32 (2.26%) PowerShell
9 30 (2.12%) C++
10 27 (1.91%) Apex Code
11 26 (1.84%) PHP
12 23 (1.62%) Groovy
12 23 (1.62%) Python
13 21 (1.48%) Ruby
14 19 (1.34%) Perl
15 18 (1.27%) Objective-C
15 18 (1.27%) XPath
16 15 (1.06%) VB
17 10 (0.71%) VBA
18 9 (0.64%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 193 (13.63%) Degree
2 128 (9.04%) Security Cleared
3 77 (5.44%) SC Cleared
4 36 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 27 (1.91%) MCSE
8 21 (1.48%) CCNP
9 16 (1.13%) CCNA
10 15 (1.06%) CCDP
10 15 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 12 (0.85%) CCIE
12 9 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.56%) MCP
13 8 (0.56%) VCAP
14 7 (0.49%) CCSE
14 7 (0.49%) CITP
14 7 (0.49%) VCDX
15 6 (0.42%) VCP5
16 5 (0.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (2.68%) QA
2 18 (1.27%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.56%) SLA
4 4 (0.28%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (0.21%) ISO15022
5 3 (0.21%) ISO20022
5 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.14%) EMIR
6 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.071%) COBIT
7 1 (0.071%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 114 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (5.16%) Active Directory
3 39 (2.75%) Hyper-V
4 35 (2.47%) Docker
5 21 (1.48%) vSphere
6 13 (0.92%) VMware ESX
7 11 (0.78%) vCloud
8 8 (0.56%) VMware Server
9 5 (0.35%) Firmware
9 5 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (0.28%) HDFS
10 4 (0.28%) UAG
10 4 (0.28%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.14%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.14%) XenApp
11 2 (0.14%) XenServer
12 1 (0.071%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.071%) Snort
Systems Management
1 57 (4.03%) Puppet
2 47 (3.32%) SCCM
3 22 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (1.41%) SCOM
5 12 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Management
6 9 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (0.49%) SCOrch
8 5 (0.35%) Ansible
8 5 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (0.28%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
9 4 (0.28%) Jitterbit
9 4 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.28%) Mesos
9 4 (0.28%) MOM
9 4 (0.28%) Oracle ZFS
9 4 (0.28%) XenMobile
10 3 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (0.21%) vRealize
Vendors
1 356 (25.14%) Microsoft
2 248 (17.51%) Oracle
3 163 (11.51%) VMware
4 125 (8.83%) Cisco
5 97 (6.85%) Citrix
6 91 (6.43%) SAP
7 75 (5.30%) Salesforce.com
8 40 (2.82%) IBM
9 29 (2.05%) CheckPoint
10 28 (1.98%) Sitecore
10 28 (1.98%) webMethods
11 25 (1.77%) F5
12 22 (1.55%) NetApp
13 20 (1.41%) EMC
13 20 (1.41%) HP
14 18 (1.27%) Adobe
14 18 (1.27%) Dell
15 16 (1.13%) AppDynamics
16 15 (1.06%) Red Hat
16 15 (1.06%) Sophos
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000 (dependant on location and grade)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55k - £75k plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, pension, flexi-hours
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum + Brilliant benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dynamic Nation
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Depending on experience plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical,
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £95,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus (£10
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £60k plus performance bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - 80,000 flexible
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum + Excellent environment and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago