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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 343 301 307
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 885 1016 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 0.91% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.96% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 743 713 709
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £47,540
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £27,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -25 813 £67,500 +3.84% 132
London -17 398 £70,000 - 57
South East -40 147 £62,500 -3.84% 14
City of London +27 114 £70,000 +3.70% 19
East of England +7 60 £70,000 +21.73% 9
South West -29 52 £48,000 -8.57% 12
West Midlands -18 43 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Surrey -20 43 £72,500 +11.53% 2
Berkshire +4 40 £70,000 +3.70% 5
Yorkshire -19 40 £65,000 +4.00% 9
North West +27 38 £62,500 - 18
West Yorkshire -4 33 £65,000 +4.00% 5
Oxfordshire +20 27 £52,500 -23.07% 3
Scotland +25 26 £85,000 +88.88% 4
Bedfordshire +26 25 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Birmingham -4 24 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Manchester +26 22 £60,000 -4.00% 6
Reading +4 22 £70,000 +5.86% 2
Edinburgh +24 20 £72,500 +13.28% 3
Bristol +5 20 £52,500 -4.54% 8
Leeds -4 20 £65,000 -10.34% 4
Buckinghamshire -3 15 £57,500 -25.80% 2
Abingdon +13 14 £35,000 -
Luton +12 14 £65,000 +18.18%
Hertfordshire 0 14 £70,000 +15.22% 4
Staines +10 13 - -
Suffolk -4 11 £70,000 +16.66% 1
Bournemouth -16 11 £42,500 -39.28% 1
Dorset -17 11 £42,500 -30.04% 1
Cumbria - 11 £62,500 - 1

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 476 (28.00%) Java
2 474 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
3 409 (24.06%) Microsoft
4 367 (21.59%) .NET
5 358 (21.06%) Windows
6 349 (20.53%) Oracle
7 333 (19.59%) Finance
8 299 (17.59%) SQL Server
8 299 (17.59%) Technical Architecture
9 294 (17.29%) VMware
10 269 (15.82%) C#
11 265 (15.59%) TOGAF
12 249 (14.65%) Scrum
13 245 (14.41%) SOA
14 236 (13.88%) SQL
15 229 (13.47%) VMware Infrastructure
16 219 (12.88%) Web Services
17 216 (12.71%) JavaScript
18 212 (12.47%) Linux
19 188 (11.06%) Cisco
20 185 (10.88%) MS Excel
21 167 (9.82%) Citrix
21 167 (9.82%) Mentoring
22 166 (9.76%) Active Directory
23 158 (9.29%) TDD
24 156 (9.18%) XML
25 155 (9.12%) Middleware
25 155 (9.12%) MVC
26 154 (9.06%) SAN
27 151 (8.88%) J2EE

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 119 (7.00%) SharePoint
2 87 (5.12%) MS Exchange
3 59 (3.47%) JBoss
4 58 (3.41%) Tomcat
5 45 (2.65%) CMS
5 45 (2.65%) Lync
6 43 (2.53%) Apache
7 42 (2.47%) WebSphere
8 39 (2.29%) WebLogic
8 39 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 37 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 37 (2.18%) IIS
10 34 (2.00%) SAS
10 34 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
11 30 (1.76%) OpenStack
12 25 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
13 23 (1.35%) Mule
14 21 (1.24%) Office Communications Server
15 19 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
15 19 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 185 (10.88%) MS Excel
2 32 (1.88%) SPSS
3 28 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 26 (1.53%) MS Office
5 12 (0.71%) MS Project
6 4 (0.24%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
5 7 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.41%) RMDS
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.059%) Magento
8 1 (0.059%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.059%) Oracle BRM
8 1 (0.059%) Summit
8 1 (0.059%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.059%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 98 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (3.53%) Office 365
3 47 (2.76%) SaaS
4 37 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
6 30 (1.76%) IaaS
7 23 (1.35%) Force.com
8 11 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.65%) PaaS
9 8 (0.47%) SoftLayer
10 5 (0.29%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.059%) Heroku
12 1 (0.059%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.059%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.059%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 154 (9.06%) SAN
2 126 (7.41%) Firewall
3 118 (6.94%) WAN
4 88 (5.18%) Internet
5 79 (4.65%) LAN
6 50 (2.94%) HTTP
7 48 (2.82%) NAS
8 46 (2.71%) DNS
9 35 (2.06%) TCP/IP
10 25 (1.47%) Network Security
11 23 (1.35%) MPLS
12 20 (1.18%) VLAN
13 19 (1.12%) DHCP
14 18 (1.06%) Wireless
15 17 (1.00%) Fibre Channel
16 15 (0.88%) WLAN
16 15 (0.88%) BGP
17 14 (0.82%) VPN
17 14 (0.82%) VoIP
17 14 (0.82%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 299 (17.59%) SQL Server
2 93 (5.47%) Big Data
3 77 (4.53%) NoSQL
4 63 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
5 62 (3.65%) MongoDB
6 59 (3.47%) MySQL
7 58 (3.41%) Relational Database
8 57 (3.35%) Hadoop
9 37 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 36 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 33 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
12 30 (1.76%) Oracle Database
13 28 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 27 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
14 27 (1.59%) RDBMS
15 26 (1.53%) Oracle ODI
15 26 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
16 25 (1.47%) Oracle Exadata
16 25 (1.47%) Data Mining
16 25 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 37 (2.18%) Visual Studio
1 37 (2.18%) Maven
2 36 (2.12%) Subversion
3 35 (2.06%) JIRA
3 35 (2.06%) Eclipse
4 34 (2.00%) Git (software)
5 33 (1.94%) Jenkins
6 28 (1.65%) Ant
7 17 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (0.94%) ReSharper
9 14 (0.82%) MSI
10 13 (0.76%) ClearCase
11 12 (0.71%) Hudson
12 8 (0.47%) NUnit
13 7 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (0.41%) MorphX
14 6 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
15 5 (0.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 5 (0.29%) Bugzilla
15 5 (0.29%) RequisitePro
General
1 333 (19.59%) Finance
2 140 (8.24%) Banking
3 130 (7.65%) Retail
4 83 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 46 (2.71%) Marketing
6 39 (2.29%) Investment Banking
7 36 (2.12%) Manufacturing
8 33 (1.94%) Legal
9 27 (1.59%) Publishing
10 26 (1.53%) Electronics
11 25 (1.47%) Games
12 22 (1.29%) Local Government
13 21 (1.24%) Back Office
14 19 (1.12%) Advertising
15 17 (1.00%) Billing
16 14 (0.82%) Law
17 11 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.53%) Automotive
19 6 (0.35%) French Language
20 4 (0.24%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 367 (21.59%) .NET
2 219 (12.88%) Web Services
3 156 (9.18%) XML
4 155 (9.12%) Middleware
5 151 (8.88%) J2EE
6 141 (8.29%) Spring
7 140 (8.24%) HTML
8 115 (6.76%) ASP.NET
8 115 (6.76%) CSS
9 76 (4.47%) REST
10 70 (4.12%) SOAP
11 62 (3.65%) Hibernate
12 60 (3.53%) jQuery
13 58 (3.41%) ASP.NET Web API
13 58 (3.41%) Java EE
14 57 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC
15 55 (3.24%) RESTful
16 54 (3.18%) WCF
17 53 (3.12%) Oracle Fusion
18 52 (3.06%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 103 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (5.06%) Clustering
3 84 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
4 81 (4.76%) Data Integration
5 79 (4.65%) Open Source
6 55 (3.24%) Client/Server
7 52 (3.06%) Computer Science
8 51 (3.00%) User Experience
9 45 (2.65%) Management Information System
10 39 (2.29%) N-Tier
11 34 (2.00%) Mainframe
12 30 (1.76%) Digital Media
13 24 (1.41%) Mobile App
14 22 (1.29%) Streaming Video
15 21 (1.24%) Replication
16 16 (0.94%) Visualisation
17 15 (0.88%) Oracle Exalogic
18 13 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
18 13 (0.76%) GIS
18 13 (0.76%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 358 (21.06%) Windows
2 212 (12.47%) Linux
3 142 (8.35%) UNIX
4 64 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (2.24%) Solaris
6 38 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (1.47%) AIX
9 17 (1.00%) Windows 8
10 12 (0.71%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.71%) Apple iOS
10 12 (0.71%) Android
11 11 (0.65%) Windows XP
12 7 (0.41%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.35%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.29%) CentOS
15 1 (0.059%) Debian
15 1 (0.059%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 474 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
2 299 (17.59%) Technical Architecture
3 265 (15.59%) TOGAF
4 249 (14.65%) Scrum
5 245 (14.41%) SOA
6 167 (9.82%) Mentoring
7 158 (9.29%) TDD
8 155 (9.12%) MVC
9 134 (7.88%) Project Management
10 126 (7.41%) Migration
11 115 (6.76%) Enterprise Architecture
12 114 (6.71%) ITIL
13 107 (6.29%) OO
14 105 (6.18%) E-Commerce
15 96 (5.65%) UML
16 94 (5.53%) Zachman Framework
17 92 (5.41%) Software Engineering
17 92 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
18 87 (5.12%) CRM
19 81 (4.76%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 476 (28.00%) Java
2 269 (15.82%) C#
3 236 (13.88%) SQL
4 216 (12.71%) JavaScript
5 53 (3.12%) Ruby
6 52 (3.06%) Python
7 41 (2.41%) PHP
8 40 (2.35%) C++
9 36 (2.12%) Apex Code
10 29 (1.71%) XPath
11 28 (1.65%) PowerShell
12 27 (1.59%) T-SQL
13 23 (1.35%) C
14 20 (1.18%) R
15 18 (1.06%) Bash Shell
16 17 (1.00%) Perl
17 15 (0.88%) COBOL
18 12 (0.71%) Scala
19 10 (0.59%) X++
20 9 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 149 (8.76%) Degree
2 111 (6.53%) Security Cleared
3 82 (4.82%) SC Cleared
4 71 (4.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 56 (3.29%) MCSE
6 54 (3.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 49 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (1.65%) CCNA
9 17 (1.00%) CCNP
9 17 (1.00%) CCIE
10 15 (0.88%) MCSA
11 14 (0.82%) MCP
11 14 (0.82%) CISSP
12 12 (0.71%) MCITP
13 9 (0.53%) CCSA
13 9 (0.53%) CCDA
13 9 (0.53%) CCA
13 9 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (0.53%) VCAP
14 8 (0.47%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (4.12%) QA
2 28 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.06%) SLA
4 10 (0.59%) COBIT
4 10 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.24%) EMIR
5 4 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.12%) HL7
7 1 (0.059%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 229 (13.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 166 (9.76%) Active Directory
3 112 (6.59%) Hyper-V
4 41 (2.41%) vSphere
5 31 (1.82%) vCloud
6 30 (1.76%) XenApp
7 19 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 17 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
9 15 (0.88%) Terminal Services
10 13 (0.76%) XenServer
10 13 (0.76%) NFS
11 12 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
11 12 (0.71%) UAG
11 12 (0.71%) ISA Server
12 11 (0.65%) VMware ESX
13 9 (0.53%) KVM
14 8 (0.47%) Squid
14 8 (0.47%) XenDesktop
14 8 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 8 (0.47%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 35 (2.06%) Puppet
2 32 (1.88%) SCCM
3 28 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (1.41%) SCOM
5 18 (1.06%) Nagios
6 14 (0.82%) AppDNA
7 11 (0.65%) OpenView
8 10 (0.59%) Data Guard
9 8 (0.47%) ZABBIX
9 8 (0.47%) Ganglia
9 8 (0.47%) Cobbler
9 8 (0.47%) Salt
9 8 (0.47%) Graphite
9 8 (0.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 7 (0.41%) WSUS
11 5 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (0.29%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.29%) yum
12 4 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
12 4 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 409 (24.06%) Microsoft
2 349 (20.53%) Oracle
3 294 (17.29%) VMware
4 188 (11.06%) Cisco
5 167 (9.82%) Citrix
6 90 (5.29%) HP
7 85 (5.00%) IBM
8 63 (3.71%) SAP
8 63 (3.71%) Salesforce.com
9 62 (3.65%) NetApp
10 58 (3.41%) Juniper
11 54 (3.18%) EMC
12 52 (3.06%) Red Hat
13 39 (2.29%) Business Objects
14 35 (2.06%) CheckPoint
15 33 (1.94%) TIBCO
16 29 (1.71%) Informatica
17 23 (1.35%) Tableau
18 21 (1.24%) Veeam
19 19 (1.12%) Sitecore
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
United Kingdom
Capgemini UK
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing Ltd
Salary: excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Capita Resourcing IT
Salary: BENEFITS + BONUSES
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 17 hours ago
Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits Unrivalled bonus package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum + uncapped bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £57,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance, comprehensive be
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k-£60k +performance bonus + pension + healthcare and more.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
TechnoRecruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago