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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 394 314 280
Rank change year-on-year
-80 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 732 887 1135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.83% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.88% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 599 686 910
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £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
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 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 23 September 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 -69 689 £65,000 - 110
London -79 302 £72,500 +3.57% 43
South East -80 112 £65,000 +4.00% 27
South West +12 76 £50,000 -6.97% 10
City of London -12 71 £72,500 +3.57% 15
East of England -10 57 £60,000 +9.09% 7
Surrey -20 51 £69,250 +10.80% 6
Yorkshire -27 47 £52,500 -34.37% 5
North West -13 40 £50,000 -9.09% 8
West Midlands +6 36 £70,000 +21.73% 8
West Yorkshire -14 32 £50,000 -37.50% 1
Birmingham +10 27 £70,000 +33.33% 4
Bedfordshire +3 23 £60,000 -5.88% 3
Leeds -30 23 £51,250 -35.93%
Bedford +7 21 £60,000 - 3
Scotland -14 21 £60,000 +26.31% 3
Hertfordshire -5 20 £66,000 +32.00% 2
Guildford +15 19 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Somerset -3 17 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Cheshire -7 17 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Bath - 17 £57,500 - 1
Bristol -2 16 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 16 £50,000 -20.00% 3
Berkshire -29 16 £63,000 -3.07% 8
Wiltshire +1 15 £45,000 -16.27% 2
Gloucestershire 0 14 £45,000 -16.27% 3
Manchester -19 13 £49,000 -14.78% 1
Hampshire -33 12 £65,000 -7.14% 5
Glasgow -16 11 £62,750 +32.10% 1
Edinburgh -6 10 £70,000 -

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 428 (26.29%) .NET
2 406 (24.94%) Microsoft
3 391 (24.02%) Java
4 335 (20.58%) Agile Software Development
5 331 (20.33%) SQL Server
6 329 (20.21%) Finance
7 315 (19.35%) Oracle
8 289 (17.75%) SQL
9 274 (16.83%) Windows
10 270 (16.58%) Technical Architecture
11 266 (16.34%) SOA
12 260 (15.97%) C#
13 228 (14.00%) VMware
14 225 (13.82%) Degree
15 192 (11.79%) UML
16 189 (11.61%) Web Services
17 183 (11.24%) TOGAF
18 165 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
19 164 (10.07%) Security Cleared
20 155 (9.52%) MS Excel
21 148 (9.09%) Project Management
22 145 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
23 144 (8.85%) Mentoring
24 143 (8.78%) HTML
25 142 (8.72%) OO
26 140 (8.60%) Cisco
27 139 (8.54%) JavaScript
28 137 (8.42%) ASP.NET
29 131 (8.05%) Scrum
30 130 (7.99%) Linux

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 127 (7.80%) SharePoint
2 63 (3.87%) MS Exchange
3 53 (3.26%) CMS
4 50 (3.07%) BizTalk Server
5 39 (2.40%) Tomcat
6 33 (2.03%) IIS
7 32 (1.97%) Apache
7 32 (1.97%) NetWeaver
7 32 (1.97%) WebSphere
8 30 (1.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 28 (1.72%) Lync
10 26 (1.60%) SAS
11 25 (1.54%) WebLogic
12 24 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
13 22 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
14 21 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
14 21 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
15 20 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
15 20 (1.23%) Drupal
16 19 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 155 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.54%) MS Office
3 19 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.92%) SPSS
5 13 (0.80%) MS Project
6 11 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.12%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.061%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.061%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 44 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (1.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
5 7 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.37%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.37%) Optimost
6 6 (0.37%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
7 5 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.25%) Magento
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.12%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 76 (4.67%) SaaS
2 60 (3.69%) Cloud Computing
3 38 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (1.54%) Force.com
5 23 (1.41%) Office 365
6 16 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (0.43%) IaaS
8 5 (0.31%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.18%) PaaS
9 3 (0.18%) Heroku
10 2 (0.12%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.061%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.061%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 115 (7.06%) SAN
2 90 (5.53%) WAN
3 82 (5.04%) LAN
4 77 (4.73%) Firewall
5 48 (2.95%) HTTP
6 46 (2.83%) Internet
7 39 (2.40%) DNS
8 38 (2.33%) TCP/IP
9 33 (2.03%) NAS
10 21 (1.29%) Network Security
10 21 (1.29%) DHCP
11 20 (1.23%) VPN
12 16 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (0.92%) MPLS
13 15 (0.92%) OSPF
13 15 (0.92%) BGP
13 15 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (0.86%) Wireless
15 13 (0.80%) 4G
15 13 (0.80%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (20.33%) SQL Server
2 87 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
3 69 (4.24%) Relational Database
4 67 (4.12%) MySQL
5 62 (3.81%) Big Data
6 59 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 46 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 45 (2.76%) Oracle Database
9 41 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 36 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
10 36 (2.21%) RDBMS
11 33 (2.03%) Oracle BI EE
12 31 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
13 29 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
14 27 (1.66%) Data Mining
15 26 (1.60%) MongoDB
16 24 (1.47%) NoSQL
16 24 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
16 24 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
17 21 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 64 (3.93%) Maven
2 47 (2.89%) Visual Studio
3 36 (2.21%) Git (software)
4 33 (2.03%) Eclipse
5 22 (1.35%) Jenkins
6 21 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (1.11%) JUnit
8 16 (0.98%) Ant
9 15 (0.92%) Subversion
10 13 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
11 11 (0.68%) NUnit
11 11 (0.68%) Apache Ivy
12 10 (0.61%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 9 (0.55%) JIRA
14 7 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
15 6 (0.37%) Fiddler
15 6 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
15 6 (0.37%) YourKit
16 5 (0.31%) Mockito
17 4 (0.25%) ReSharper
General
1 329 (20.21%) Finance
2 113 (6.94%) Banking
3 83 (5.10%) Retail
4 76 (4.67%) Telecoms
5 52 (3.19%) Marketing
6 44 (2.70%) Investment Banking
7 40 (2.46%) Legal
8 38 (2.33%) Back Office
9 32 (1.97%) Law
10 25 (1.54%) Front Office
11 23 (1.41%) Publishing
12 18 (1.11%) Advertising
13 14 (0.86%) Games
14 13 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.74%) Billing
16 11 (0.68%) Local Government
16 11 (0.68%) Electronics
17 10 (0.61%) Manufacturing
18 7 (0.43%) Military
19 6 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 428 (26.29%) .NET
2 189 (11.61%) Web Services
3 143 (8.78%) HTML
4 137 (8.42%) ASP.NET
5 117 (7.19%) XML
6 112 (6.88%) CSS
7 109 (6.70%) J2EE
7 109 (6.70%) Spring
8 103 (6.33%) WCF
9 92 (5.65%) SOAP
10 77 (4.73%) jQuery
11 74 (4.55%) Middleware
12 71 (4.36%) Hibernate
13 66 (4.05%) WPF
14 59 (3.62%) HTML5
15 53 (3.26%) Java EE
16 48 (2.95%) ASP.NET MVC
17 46 (2.83%) REST
18 45 (2.76%) .NET Framework
19 37 (2.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 81 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
3 68 (4.18%) Computer Science
4 67 (4.12%) Open Source
5 57 (3.50%) Clustering
6 52 (3.19%) Client/Server
7 48 (2.95%) User Experience
8 47 (2.89%) N-Tier
9 38 (2.33%) Management Information System
10 37 (2.27%) GIS
11 36 (2.21%) CESG
12 33 (2.03%) Digital Media
13 26 (1.60%) RMADS
13 26 (1.60%) Blackberry
14 23 (1.41%) Mathematics
14 23 (1.41%) Data Integration
15 21 (1.29%) Replication
16 19 (1.17%) PKI
17 17 (1.04%) Mainframe
18 16 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 274 (16.83%) Windows
2 130 (7.99%) Linux
3 113 (6.94%) UNIX
4 54 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (2.64%) Solaris
6 39 (2.40%) Windows 7
7 33 (2.03%) AIX
7 33 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 32 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (1.78%) Android
11 27 (1.66%) Windows 8
12 26 (1.60%) Apple iOS
13 9 (0.55%) HPUX
14 7 (0.43%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.43%) SUSE
15 4 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.18%) Debian
16 3 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (20.58%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (16.58%) Technical Architecture
3 266 (16.34%) SOA
4 192 (11.79%) UML
5 183 (11.24%) TOGAF
6 148 (9.09%) Project Management
7 145 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
8 144 (8.85%) Mentoring
9 142 (8.72%) OO
10 131 (8.05%) Scrum
11 126 (7.74%) ITIL
12 125 (7.68%) MVC
13 110 (6.76%) TDD
14 99 (6.08%) CRM
15 93 (5.71%) E-Commerce
16 90 (5.53%) Zachman Framework
17 80 (4.91%) Enterprise Architecture
18 79 (4.85%) Migration
19 72 (4.42%) Load Balancing
20 69 (4.24%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 391 (24.02%) Java
2 289 (17.75%) SQL
3 260 (15.97%) C#
4 139 (8.54%) JavaScript
5 55 (3.38%) T-SQL
6 34 (2.09%) PHP
7 31 (1.90%) PL/SQL
8 29 (1.78%) C++
9 28 (1.72%) VB.NET
10 25 (1.54%) Python
11 23 (1.41%) PowerShell
12 18 (1.11%) XPath
13 16 (0.98%) Apex Code
14 15 (0.92%) Ruby
15 12 (0.74%) Scala
16 11 (0.68%) C
17 10 (0.61%) VBA
17 10 (0.61%) Objective-C
18 8 (0.49%) VB
19 4 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 225 (13.82%) Degree
2 164 (10.07%) Security Cleared
3 117 (7.19%) SC Cleared
4 79 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 76 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
6 67 (4.12%) MCSE
7 63 (3.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 50 (3.07%) CCIE
9 28 (1.72%) CCNP
10 25 (1.54%) MCITP
11 19 (1.17%) MCP
12 18 (1.11%) CISSP
13 17 (1.04%) CCNA
13 17 (1.04%) HP MASE
14 13 (0.80%) CCDP
14 13 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
15 12 (0.74%) MCSD
16 11 (0.68%) CCA
16 11 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (0.61%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (4.85%) QA
2 28 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (1.60%) JSP 440
4 22 (1.35%) SLA
5 18 (1.11%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.92%) COBIT
7 5 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.12%) HL7
9 1 (0.061%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 165 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 104 (6.39%) Active Directory
3 84 (5.16%) Hyper-V
4 32 (1.97%) XenApp
5 30 (1.84%) Terminal Services
6 24 (1.47%) VMware ESX
7 23 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 21 (1.29%) Forefront TMG
8 21 (1.29%) UAG
9 20 (1.23%) vCloud
10 19 (1.17%) vSphere
10 19 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
11 17 (1.04%) ISA Server
11 17 (1.04%) XenDesktop
12 9 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 9 (0.55%) Varnish
13 7 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.43%) NFS
13 7 (0.43%) Xen
14 4 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 61 (3.75%) SCCM
2 40 (2.46%) SCOM
3 14 (0.86%) NetBackup
3 14 (0.86%) Backup Exec
4 13 (0.80%) ARCserve
4 13 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (0.61%) WSUS
6 9 (0.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 8 (0.49%) OpenSSO
7 8 (0.49%) OpenView
7 8 (0.49%) CA SiteMinder
8 5 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.25%) Puppet
9 4 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.18%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.18%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.18%) XenMobile
11 2 (0.12%) MOM
12 1 (0.061%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 406 (24.94%) Microsoft
2 315 (19.35%) Oracle
3 228 (14.00%) VMware
4 140 (8.60%) Cisco
5 101 (6.20%) HP
6 97 (5.96%) Citrix
7 80 (4.91%) IBM
8 68 (4.18%) Salesforce.com
9 66 (4.05%) Juniper
10 61 (3.75%) SAP
11 55 (3.38%) Red Hat
12 51 (3.13%) NetApp
13 36 (2.21%) F5
14 35 (2.15%) TIBCO
15 32 (1.97%) EMC
16 30 (1.84%) Business Objects
17 28 (1.72%) Adobe
18 27 (1.66%) Symantec
19 26 (1.60%) ESRI
20 25 (1.54%) CheckPoint
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
North West
Networking People
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + (Potentially higher)
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Essex
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus+training+bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 15% Bonus & Extensive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Plus an Excellent Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £85k - 90k per year
Posted: 4 days ago