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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 389 311 264
Rank change year-on-year
-78 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 739 880 1183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.82% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.87% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 586 678 958
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £87,500 £86,247
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
109613 101511 111389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88645 84193 95104
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 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 1 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
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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 -64 695 £65,000 - 77
London -83 320 £72,500 +7.40% 39
South East -59 120 £67,500 - 8
South West +8 63 £50,000 - 8
East of England -10 59 £60,000 +14.28% 6
City of London -33 58 £75,000 +7.14% 13
Yorkshire -16 47 £50,000 -37.50% 3
Surrey -19 45 £68,500 +9.60% 3
North West -9 37 £50,000 -16.66% 5
West Midlands +10 30 £65,000 +1.96% 5
West Yorkshire -28 28 £48,413 -39.48% 2
Scotland -5 26 £58,750 +11.90% 3
Berkshire -27 25 £70,000 +3.70% 1
Birmingham +14 22 £67,500 +12.50% 3
Hertfordshire +5 22 £65,000 +30.00%
Leeds -23 22 £49,663 -37.92%
Guildford +20 20 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Manchester -18 19 £49,500 -23.84% 2
Bedfordshire +2 17 £60,000 - 1
Bristol 0 16 £55,000 -15.38% 4
Bedford -5 15 £60,000 +6.66% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 14 £52,500 -16.00%
Oxfordshire +1 13 £67,500 -0.73%
Bath -2 12 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Somerset -15 12 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Wiltshire +1 11 £45,000 -10.00%
Edinburgh -1 11 £58,750 -21.66%
Glasgow -9 11 £55,750 +8.78% 3
Hampshire -39 11 £65,000 -21.21% 3
Maidenhead -4 10 £70,000 +27.27%

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 446 (27.06%) .NET
2 418 (25.36%) Java
3 410 (24.88%) Microsoft
4 334 (20.27%) SQL Server
5 323 (19.60%) Finance
6 303 (18.39%) Oracle
7 295 (17.90%) SQL
8 279 (16.93%) C#
9 271 (16.44%) Technical Architecture
10 261 (15.84%) Windows
11 256 (15.53%) SOA
12 244 (14.81%) Degree
13 240 (14.56%) VMware
14 195 (11.83%) Web Services
15 189 (11.47%) UML
16 188 (11.41%) Agile Software Development
17 175 (10.62%) VMware Infrastructure
18 168 (10.19%) HTML
19 159 (9.65%) TOGAF
20 155 (9.41%) MS Excel
21 152 (9.22%) JavaScript
22 151 (9.16%) Security Cleared
23 150 (9.10%) ASP.NET
24 143 (8.68%) Scrum
25 141 (8.56%) MVC
26 139 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
27 138 (8.37%) OO
28 136 (8.25%) Cisco
29 134 (8.13%) Project Management
30 129 (7.83%) Linux

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 124 (7.52%) SharePoint
2 65 (3.94%) MS Exchange
3 63 (3.82%) CMS
4 55 (3.34%) BizTalk Server
5 43 (2.61%) Tomcat
6 36 (2.18%) WebSphere
7 35 (2.12%) NetWeaver
8 33 (2.00%) Apache
9 31 (1.88%) Lync
9 31 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 26 (1.58%) SAS
10 26 (1.58%) IIS
11 25 (1.52%) WebLogic
12 24 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
13 23 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
14 21 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
14 21 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
15 20 (1.21%) Adobe CQ
15 20 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
16 19 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 155 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.21%) MS Visio
2 20 (1.21%) MS Office
3 15 (0.91%) MS Project
3 15 (0.91%) SPSS
4 11 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.12%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.061%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.061%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 44 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (1.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
5 7 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
6 6 (0.36%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.36%) Optimost
7 5 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.30%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.24%) Magento
8 4 (0.24%) SAP R/3
9 3 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.18%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 76 (4.61%) SaaS
2 55 (3.34%) Cloud Computing
3 38 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (1.46%) Force.com
5 19 (1.15%) Office 365
6 15 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.24%) IaaS
8 3 (0.18%) PaaS
8 3 (0.18%) Heroku
8 3 (0.18%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.12%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.061%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.061%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 124 (7.52%) SAN
2 82 (4.98%) WAN
3 71 (4.31%) LAN
4 68 (4.13%) Firewall
5 52 (3.16%) HTTP
6 48 (2.91%) Internet
7 39 (2.37%) DNS
8 37 (2.25%) TCP/IP
9 30 (1.82%) NAS
10 20 (1.21%) VPN
11 19 (1.15%) DHCP
11 19 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (0.97%) Network Security
12 16 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (0.91%) Intranet
14 14 (0.85%) VoIP
14 14 (0.85%) OSPF
14 14 (0.85%) BGP
15 13 (0.79%) Unified Communications
15 13 (0.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 334 (20.27%) SQL Server
2 89 (5.40%) Data Warehouse
3 72 (4.37%) Relational Database
4 69 (4.19%) Big Data
5 68 (4.13%) MySQL
6 61 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 46 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 45 (2.73%) Oracle Database
9 43 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 39 (2.37%) RDBMS
11 34 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
12 33 (2.00%) Oracle BI EE
13 32 (1.94%) MongoDB
13 32 (1.94%) NoSQL
14 31 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
15 29 (1.76%) Data Mining
16 25 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
17 22 (1.33%) Hadoop
18 21 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
19 20 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 57 (3.46%) Maven
2 43 (2.61%) Git (software)
3 42 (2.55%) Visual Studio
4 36 (2.18%) Eclipse
5 29 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (1.52%) Subversion
7 20 (1.21%) JUnit
7 20 (1.21%) Jenkins
8 15 (0.91%) Ant
9 11 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
9 11 (0.67%) Apache Ivy
10 9 (0.55%) JIRA
11 8 (0.49%) Mockito
11 8 (0.49%) NUnit
12 7 (0.42%) Rational Rose
12 7 (0.42%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 7 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
12 7 (0.42%) YourKit
13 6 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
13 6 (0.36%) Fiddler
General
1 323 (19.60%) Finance
2 104 (6.31%) Banking
3 82 (4.98%) Retail
4 66 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 61 (3.70%) Marketing
6 47 (2.85%) Investment Banking
7 39 (2.37%) Legal
8 33 (2.00%) Back Office
9 32 (1.94%) Law
10 27 (1.64%) Front Office
11 20 (1.21%) Publishing
12 17 (1.03%) Advertising
13 13 (0.79%) Games
14 12 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.67%) Electronics
15 11 (0.67%) Manufacturing
15 11 (0.67%) Local Government
16 10 (0.61%) Billing
17 7 (0.42%) Automotive
17 7 (0.42%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 446 (27.06%) .NET
2 195 (11.83%) Web Services
3 168 (10.19%) HTML
4 150 (9.10%) ASP.NET
5 125 (7.58%) XML
6 123 (7.46%) CSS
7 121 (7.34%) J2EE
8 117 (7.10%) Spring
9 101 (6.13%) SOAP
10 99 (6.01%) WCF
11 89 (5.40%) jQuery
12 72 (4.37%) Middleware
12 72 (4.37%) Hibernate
13 69 (4.19%) HTML5
14 60 (3.64%) Java EE
15 58 (3.52%) .NET Framework
16 54 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
16 54 (3.28%) WPF
17 50 (3.03%) REST
18 42 (2.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 91 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
2 74 (4.49%) Computer Science
3 64 (3.88%) Open Source
4 58 (3.52%) Client/Server
4 58 (3.52%) N-Tier
5 50 (3.03%) Clustering
6 44 (2.67%) Management Information System
7 37 (2.25%) CESG
7 37 (2.25%) Digital Media
8 34 (2.06%) GIS
9 31 (1.88%) Mathematics
10 28 (1.70%) Blackberry
11 26 (1.58%) RMADS
12 21 (1.27%) PKI
13 19 (1.15%) Replication
14 17 (1.03%) Mainframe
15 16 (0.97%) Data Integration
15 16 (0.97%) Mobile App
16 14 (0.85%) Tandem
17 13 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 261 (15.84%) Windows
2 129 (7.83%) Linux
3 108 (6.55%) UNIX
4 45 (2.73%) Solaris
5 44 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (2.43%) Windows 7
7 37 (2.25%) Android
8 31 (1.88%) Apple iOS
9 29 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (1.52%) Windows 8
11 23 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (1.33%) AIX
13 11 (0.67%) HPUX
14 10 (0.61%) SUSE
15 7 (0.42%) Debian
16 6 (0.36%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
18 3 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
19 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (16.44%) Technical Architecture
2 256 (15.53%) SOA
3 189 (11.47%) UML
4 188 (11.41%) Agile Software Development
5 159 (9.65%) TOGAF
6 143 (8.68%) Scrum
7 141 (8.56%) MVC
8 139 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
9 138 (8.37%) OO
10 134 (8.13%) Project Management
11 125 (7.58%) TDD
12 124 (7.52%) ITIL
13 95 (5.76%) CRM
14 91 (5.52%) E-Commerce
15 82 (4.98%) Migration
15 82 (4.98%) Enterprise Architecture
16 79 (4.79%) Software Engineering
17 78 (4.73%) Zachman Framework
18 68 (4.13%) Stakeholder Management
19 65 (3.94%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 418 (25.36%) Java
2 295 (17.90%) SQL
3 279 (16.93%) C#
4 152 (9.22%) JavaScript
5 47 (2.85%) T-SQL
6 31 (1.88%) PHP
6 31 (1.88%) C++
7 30 (1.82%) VB.NET
8 28 (1.70%) Python
8 28 (1.70%) PL/SQL
9 26 (1.58%) PowerShell
10 20 (1.21%) XPath
11 18 (1.09%) Scala
12 17 (1.03%) Objective-C
12 17 (1.03%) Ruby
13 13 (0.79%) Apex Code
14 9 (0.55%) C
15 8 (0.49%) VB
16 7 (0.42%) VBA
16 7 (0.42%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 244 (14.81%) Degree
2 151 (9.16%) Security Cleared
3 102 (6.19%) SC Cleared
4 77 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 65 (3.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 64 (3.88%) MCSE
7 61 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
8 39 (2.37%) CCIE
9 30 (1.82%) CCNP
10 26 (1.58%) MCP
10 26 (1.58%) MCITP
11 17 (1.03%) HP MASE
11 17 (1.03%) CISSP
12 15 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (0.91%) MCSD
12 15 (0.91%) CCNA
13 11 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
13 11 (0.67%) HP ASE
14 10 (0.61%) CISM
14 10 (0.61%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (4.85%) QA
2 29 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (1.58%) JSP 440
4 21 (1.27%) SLA
5 19 (1.15%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.91%) COBIT
7 5 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (0.18%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.12%) ISO 8583
9 2 (0.12%) HL7
9 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 175 (10.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 113 (6.86%) Active Directory
3 88 (5.34%) Hyper-V
4 30 (1.82%) XenApp
4 30 (1.82%) Terminal Services
5 26 (1.58%) VMware ESX
6 23 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 23 (1.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 20 (1.21%) vCloud
8 19 (1.15%) UAG
8 19 (1.15%) vSphere
8 19 (1.15%) Forefront TMG
9 12 (0.73%) XenDesktop
9 12 (0.73%) ISA Server
10 11 (0.67%) Varnish
11 9 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 7 (0.42%) Xen
12 7 (0.42%) NFS
13 6 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.30%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 62 (3.76%) SCCM
2 38 (2.31%) SCOM
3 14 (0.85%) NetBackup
3 14 (0.85%) Backup Exec
4 13 (0.79%) WSUS
4 13 (0.79%) ARCserve
4 13 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (0.61%) OpenSSO
5 10 (0.61%) CA SiteMinder
6 9 (0.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 7 (0.42%) OpenView
8 6 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.30%) Puppet
10 4 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.18%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.18%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.12%) XenMobile
13 1 (0.061%) SCSM
Vendors
1 410 (24.88%) Microsoft
2 303 (18.39%) Oracle
3 240 (14.56%) VMware
4 136 (8.25%) Cisco
5 111 (6.74%) HP
6 103 (6.25%) Citrix
7 79 (4.79%) IBM
8 68 (4.13%) SAP
9 65 (3.94%) Salesforce.com
10 57 (3.46%) Juniper
11 48 (2.91%) Red Hat
12 45 (2.73%) NetApp
13 37 (2.25%) Adobe
14 36 (2.18%) TIBCO
15 34 (2.06%) EMC
16 32 (1.94%) Business Objects
16 32 (1.94%) F5
17 29 (1.76%) Dell
17 29 (1.76%) Symantec
18 24 (1.46%) CheckPoint
Bristol, Avon
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car allowance, benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum (depending on year’s experience) plu
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 8 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Conspicuous
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 55000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East London
Make positive
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Swansea
Kainos
Salary: Excellent Salary
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus+training+bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Excellent package including bonus and pension
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
Manchester, Lancashire
Capital Group
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago