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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 368 274 326
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 754 1059 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 1.02% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.08% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 629 776 695
Average salary £66,000 £66,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.75% +2.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £87,500 £82,500
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
100150 98294 103682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83451 79476 89033
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -91 700 £65,000 -3.70% 95
London -68 382 £70,000 - 43
South East -80 122 £62,500 -10.71% 23
City of London -13 100 £68,750 +1.85% 16
East of England -34 46 £70,000 +27.27% 8
Berkshire +3 43 £65,000 -6.13% 11
South West -41 42 £48,500 -7.61% 4
Yorkshire -44 36 £65,000 - 2
North West 0 29 £52,500 -19.23% 7
Surrey -52 28 £65,000 -13.33% 4
Scotland +22 25 £77,500 +12.72% 3
West Midlands -34 25 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Reading +9 22 £67,500 +9.75% 7
West Yorkshire -37 22 £65,000 -10.34% 2
Edinburgh +16 20 £76,250 +18.21% 1
Bedfordshire +12 18 £70,000 +16.66% 4
Bristol -14 16 £48,500 -11.81% 3
Oxfordshire +5 15 £52,500 -23.91% 4
Leeds -43 15 £65,000 -10.34% 2
Guildford -1 14 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Manchester -2 14 £52,500 -22.22% 4
Birmingham -9 14 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Hertfordshire -10 14 £70,000 +29.62% 1
Bedford +15 13 £70,000 +16.66%
Buckinghamshire +8 12 £58,750 -24.19% 3
Cheshire -2 11 £50,000 -33.33% 3
East Midlands 0 9 £62,500 -
Wales -19 9 £48,500 +26.79% 1
Bracknell -4 8 £53,050 -31.54%
Essex -26 8 £70,000 +29.62% 1

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 425 (26.68%) Java
2 422 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
3 398 (24.98%) Microsoft
4 365 (22.91%) .NET
5 343 (21.53%) Windows
6 320 (20.09%) Oracle
7 313 (19.65%) Finance
8 306 (19.21%) SQL Server
9 278 (17.45%) Technical Architecture
10 261 (16.38%) VMware
11 258 (16.20%) TOGAF
12 247 (15.51%) C#
13 238 (14.94%) SOA
14 229 (14.38%) SQL
15 216 (13.56%) Web Services
16 207 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
17 197 (12.37%) Scrum
18 186 (11.68%) JavaScript
19 183 (11.49%) Linux
20 161 (10.11%) Banking
20 161 (10.11%) Cisco
21 160 (10.04%) XML
22 154 (9.67%) MS Excel
23 152 (9.54%) Mentoring
24 150 (9.42%) Citrix
24 150 (9.42%) Degree
25 143 (8.98%) Security Cleared
26 140 (8.79%) ITIL
27 139 (8.73%) TDD
28 134 (8.41%) Active Directory

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 120 (7.53%) SharePoint
2 72 (4.52%) MS Exchange
3 57 (3.58%) Tomcat
4 48 (3.01%) WebLogic
4 48 (3.01%) JBoss
5 45 (2.82%) Lync
6 42 (2.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 42 (2.64%) Apache
7 41 (2.57%) CMS
7 41 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 37 (2.32%) WebSphere
9 36 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
10 33 (2.07%) IIS
11 32 (2.01%) OpenStack
11 32 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
12 26 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
12 26 (1.63%) SAS
13 21 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
14 20 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 19 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 154 (9.67%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.88%) MS Office
3 25 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 23 (1.44%) SPSS
5 12 (0.75%) MS Project
6 9 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.13%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.063%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 18 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.25%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.19%) Temenos T24
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.13%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 2 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.063%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.063%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.063%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.063%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.063%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 53 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (3.14%) SaaS
3 48 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
4 39 (2.45%) Office 365
5 24 (1.51%) IaaS
6 23 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (0.94%) Force.com
8 8 (0.50%) SoftLayer
8 8 (0.50%) PaaS
9 7 (0.44%) Google Apps
10 6 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.063%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.063%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.063%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 127 (7.97%) SAN
2 111 (6.97%) Firewall
3 94 (5.90%) WAN
4 81 (5.08%) LAN
5 68 (4.27%) Internet
6 42 (2.64%) HTTP
7 40 (2.51%) NAS
8 36 (2.26%) DNS
9 22 (1.38%) TCP/IP
10 21 (1.32%) Network Security
11 20 (1.26%) MPLS
12 19 (1.19%) Wireless
13 17 (1.07%) NetScaler
14 15 (0.94%) BGP
14 15 (0.94%) OSPF
15 14 (0.88%) DHCP
16 12 (0.75%) VPN
16 12 (0.75%) VoIP
16 12 (0.75%) WLAN
17 10 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (19.21%) SQL Server
2 73 (4.58%) Big Data
3 63 (3.95%) MySQL
4 62 (3.89%) NoSQL
5 61 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
6 52 (3.26%) MongoDB
7 51 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 49 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 45 (2.82%) Relational Database
9 45 (2.82%) Hadoop
10 40 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
11 31 (1.95%) Oracle Database
12 28 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 26 (1.63%) Oracle BI EE
14 24 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
15 23 (1.44%) Oracle ODI
16 22 (1.38%) RDBMS
17 21 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 19 (1.19%) Data Mining
19 18 (1.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 51 (3.20%) Maven
2 41 (2.57%) Eclipse
3 35 (2.20%) Visual Studio
4 32 (2.01%) Git (software)
5 30 (1.88%) JIRA
6 28 (1.76%) Jenkins
7 27 (1.69%) Subversion
8 25 (1.57%) Ant
9 18 (1.13%) NUnit
10 16 (1.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 15 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (0.88%) MSI
13 11 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
13 11 (0.69%) ClearCase
14 10 (0.63%) ReSharper
15 9 (0.56%) Hudson
16 8 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
17 6 (0.38%) YourKit
17 6 (0.38%) PowerBuilder
18 5 (0.31%) Bugzilla
General
1 313 (19.65%) Finance
2 161 (10.11%) Banking
3 105 (6.59%) Retail
4 96 (6.03%) Telecoms
5 49 (3.08%) Investment Banking
6 33 (2.07%) Marketing
7 30 (1.88%) Publishing
8 27 (1.69%) Legal
9 24 (1.51%) Back Office
10 22 (1.38%) Electronics
10 22 (1.38%) Manufacturing
11 17 (1.07%) Local Government
12 16 (1.00%) Games
13 15 (0.94%) Law
14 12 (0.75%) Billing
14 12 (0.75%) Advertising
14 12 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.50%) Automotive
16 6 (0.38%) French Language
16 6 (0.38%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 365 (22.91%) .NET
2 216 (13.56%) Web Services
3 160 (10.04%) XML
4 131 (8.22%) ASP.NET
5 123 (7.72%) CSS
6 119 (7.47%) Spring
7 118 (7.41%) HTML
8 114 (7.16%) J2EE
9 102 (6.40%) Middleware
10 85 (5.34%) WCF
11 82 (5.15%) jQuery
12 79 (4.96%) SOAP
13 71 (4.46%) Java EE
14 68 (4.27%) WPF
15 66 (4.14%) Ajax
16 58 (3.64%) REST
16 58 (3.64%) Hibernate
17 46 (2.89%) RESTful
17 46 (2.89%) .NET Framework
17 46 (2.89%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 94 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (4.02%) Clustering
3 61 (3.83%) Open Source
3 61 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
4 59 (3.70%) Data Integration
5 55 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 54 (3.39%) Client/Server
7 52 (3.26%) User Experience
8 42 (2.64%) N-Tier
9 28 (1.76%) Management Information System
10 27 (1.69%) Digital Media
11 25 (1.57%) Blackberry
12 18 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
12 18 (1.13%) Embedded Systems
13 17 (1.07%) Replication
13 17 (1.07%) Mobile App
13 17 (1.07%) CMDB
14 16 (1.00%) Streaming Video
14 16 (1.00%) Mainframe
14 16 (1.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 343 (21.53%) Windows
2 183 (11.49%) Linux
3 130 (8.16%) UNIX
4 63 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (2.45%) Solaris
7 38 (2.39%) AIX
8 35 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (1.63%) Windows 8
11 20 (1.26%) Android
11 20 (1.26%) Apple iOS
12 19 (1.19%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.44%) Windows Phone
14 6 (0.38%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.19%) HPUX
15 3 (0.19%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.19%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.063%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.063%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (17.45%) Technical Architecture
3 258 (16.20%) TOGAF
4 238 (14.94%) SOA
5 197 (12.37%) Scrum
6 152 (9.54%) Mentoring
7 140 (8.79%) ITIL
8 139 (8.73%) TDD
9 132 (8.29%) UML
10 120 (7.53%) Project Management
11 118 (7.41%) MVC
11 118 (7.41%) OO
12 110 (6.91%) Enterprise Architecture
13 107 (6.72%) Migration
13 107 (6.72%) Zachman Framework
14 93 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
15 90 (5.65%) E-Commerce
16 75 (4.71%) CRM
17 67 (4.21%) Data Modelling
17 67 (4.21%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 425 (26.68%) Java
2 247 (15.51%) C#
3 229 (14.38%) SQL
4 186 (11.68%) JavaScript
5 55 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 41 (2.57%) C++
7 37 (2.32%) XPath
8 31 (1.95%) Python
9 30 (1.88%) Ruby
10 28 (1.76%) PowerShell
11 26 (1.63%) PHP
12 24 (1.51%) C
13 21 (1.32%) Apex Code
14 17 (1.07%) Scala
15 16 (1.00%) VBA
16 14 (0.88%) R
17 11 (0.69%) PL/SQL
18 10 (0.63%) Shell Script
19 7 (0.44%) Perl
20 6 (0.38%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 150 (9.42%) Degree
2 143 (8.98%) Security Cleared
3 117 (7.34%) SC Cleared
4 70 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 69 (4.33%) Cisco Certification
6 55 (3.45%) MCSE
7 42 (2.64%) CCIE
8 34 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 19 (1.19%) CISSP
10 18 (1.13%) CCNA
11 14 (0.88%) CCNP
12 13 (0.82%) MCSA
13 11 (0.69%) MCP
14 10 (0.63%) CCDP
15 9 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
16 8 (0.50%) MCSD
17 6 (0.38%) VCAP
17 6 (0.38%) CCSA
17 6 (0.38%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (4.71%) QA
2 19 (1.19%) SLA
3 18 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.44%) COBIT
5 5 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.19%) EMIR
7 3 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.19%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.063%) HL7
System Software
1 207 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 134 (8.41%) Active Directory
3 99 (6.21%) Hyper-V
4 52 (3.26%) XenApp
5 25 (1.57%) vSphere
6 24 (1.51%) UAG
6 24 (1.51%) Forefront TMG
6 24 (1.51%) ISA Server
7 22 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 22 (1.38%) Terminal Services
8 21 (1.32%) XenDesktop
9 19 (1.19%) VMware ESX
10 18 (1.13%) vCloud
11 13 (0.82%) XenServer
12 12 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 12 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
13 7 (0.44%) Varnish
14 6 (0.38%) Squid
15 5 (0.31%) Firmware
15 5 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 52 (3.26%) SCCM
2 31 (1.95%) SCOM
3 25 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (1.32%) Puppet
5 14 (0.88%) AppDNA
6 13 (0.82%) Backup Exec
7 11 (0.69%) ARCserve
7 11 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (0.69%) NetBackup
8 10 (0.63%) Data Guard
8 10 (0.63%) Nagios
9 8 (0.50%) Graphite
9 8 (0.50%) Salt
9 8 (0.50%) ZABBIX
9 8 (0.50%) Ganglia
10 7 (0.44%) WSUS
11 6 (0.38%) OpenView
12 5 (0.31%) Unicenter
12 5 (0.31%) yum
13 3 (0.19%) MOM
Vendors
1 398 (24.98%) Microsoft
2 320 (20.09%) Oracle
3 261 (16.38%) VMware
4 161 (10.11%) Cisco
5 150 (9.42%) Citrix
6 91 (5.71%) IBM
7 69 (4.33%) HP
8 61 (3.83%) NetApp
9 55 (3.45%) Red Hat
10 52 (3.26%) SAP
11 49 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
11 49 (3.08%) Juniper
12 37 (2.32%) TIBCO
13 36 (2.26%) EMC
14 32 (2.01%) F5
15 27 (1.69%) CheckPoint
16 26 (1.63%) Business Objects
17 18 (1.13%) Symantec
18 17 (1.07%) Sun
19 16 (1.00%) Brocade
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Salary: Salary negotiable FULL BENEFITS BONUS
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Health Insurance
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Great Base + Top Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance/car + commission
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