The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 313 301 266
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 1031 938 1227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 0.84% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.89% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 732 704 986
Average salary £65,000 £63,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.36% -5.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -5 969 £65,000 +4.00% 92
London +2 457 £70,000 -2.09% 42
South East -36 201 £65,000 +5.69% 13
City of London +3 103 £67,500 -3.57% 18
Surrey -8 81 £65,000 +8.33% 3
South West +22 75 £52,500 - 11
East of England -17 62 £60,000 +4.34% 7
Yorkshire -12 53 £52,500 -4.54% 10
West Midlands -26 43 £62,500 +16.27% 2
Berkshire -8 35 £75,000 +11.11% 3
Birmingham -11 34 £62,500 +19.04% 1
North Yorkshire +4 32 - - 3
East Midlands -25 30 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Guildford +12 29 £65,000 +4.00% 2
York +5 27 - - 3
Gloucestershire +29 23 £50,000 -37.50% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 22 £75,000 +30.43% 2
North West -4 22 £57,500 +12.74% 5
Leicestershire +3 21 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire -6 21 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Scotland -8 19 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Egham -14 19 - -
Oxfordshire +3 18 £69,000 +20.00% 3
Somerset +2 18 £52,500 -
Bath +2 18 £52,500 -
West Yorkshire -29 18 £53,750 -2.27% 5
Bedford - 18 £57,500 - 1
Bristol 0 17 £55,000 +7.31% 5
Reading -3 17 £75,000 +7.14% 1
Hertfordshire +7 16 £65,000 +8.33% 2

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 669 (31.95%) Java
2 539 (25.74%) .NET
3 526 (25.12%) Microsoft
4 415 (19.82%) Oracle
5 404 (19.29%) Finance
6 335 (16.00%) SQL Server
7 333 (15.90%) Technical Architecture
8 326 (15.57%) C#
9 305 (14.57%) SOA
10 296 (14.14%) VMware
11 292 (13.94%) Web Services
12 286 (13.66%) SQL
13 281 (13.42%) Agile Software Development
14 274 (13.09%) Windows
15 249 (11.89%) MVC
16 245 (11.70%) Degree
17 241 (11.51%) MS Excel
18 229 (10.94%) Spring
19 210 (10.03%) ITIL
20 209 (9.98%) TOGAF
21 208 (9.93%) Linux
22 205 (9.79%) HTML
23 204 (9.74%) VMware Infrastructure
24 201 (9.60%) ASP.NET
25 199 (9.50%) Enterprise Architecture
26 198 (9.46%) Scrum
27 196 (9.36%) TDD
28 185 (8.83%) UML
28 185 (8.83%) J2EE
29 176 (8.40%) OO

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 111 (5.30%) SharePoint
2 99 (4.73%) MS Exchange
3 94 (4.49%) CMS
4 88 (4.20%) Tomcat
5 71 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
5 71 (3.39%) WebSphere
6 67 (3.20%) Apache
7 64 (3.06%) NetWeaver
8 59 (2.82%) WebLogic
9 47 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
10 44 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2007
11 36 (1.72%) Lync
11 36 (1.72%) Adobe CQ
12 35 (1.67%) Jetty
13 33 (1.58%) IIS
14 28 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
15 24 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
16 21 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
17 20 (0.96%) Apache Pig
18 19 (0.91%) Umbraco
Applications
1 241 (11.51%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.76%) MS Project
3 13 (0.62%) MS Office
4 12 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.14%) SPSS
7 2 (0.096%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.096%) Mingle
8 1 (0.048%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 42 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
3 17 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
5 10 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
7 7 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.29%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
9 4 (0.19%) Magento
9 4 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.19%) SAP R/3
9 4 (0.19%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 2 (0.096%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.096%) SAP BPC
11 2 (0.096%) WebTrends
11 2 (0.096%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 68 (3.25%) SaaS
2 49 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
3 48 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (0.76%) Force.com
6 11 (0.53%) Office 365
7 4 (0.19%) IaaS
8 3 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.14%) PaaS
9 2 (0.096%) Heroku
10 1 (0.048%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 134 (6.40%) WAN
2 117 (5.59%) LAN
3 113 (5.40%) SAN
4 92 (4.39%) Internet
5 82 (3.92%) Firewall
6 47 (2.24%) HTTP
7 43 (2.05%) Unified Communications
8 41 (1.96%) Wireless
9 30 (1.43%) VPN
10 26 (1.24%) NAS
11 25 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
12 23 (1.10%) MPLS
13 22 (1.05%) TCP/IP
14 21 (1.00%) DNS
15 19 (0.91%) VoIP
16 18 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
17 14 (0.67%) Intranet
18 12 (0.57%) Network Security
18 12 (0.57%) Ethernet
19 11 (0.53%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 335 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 105 (5.01%) Data Warehouse
3 99 (4.73%) Relational Database
4 89 (4.25%) Big Data
5 76 (3.63%) NoSQL
6 72 (3.44%) Oracle Database
7 71 (3.39%) MySQL
8 51 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 46 (2.20%) Hadoop
10 43 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 42 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 39 (1.86%) MongoDB
13 33 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
14 32 (1.53%) RDBMS
15 28 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
16 25 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
17 24 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
18 23 (1.10%) DB2
19 20 (0.96%) Oracle ODI
19 20 (0.96%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 61 (2.91%) Maven
2 47 (2.24%) Eclipse
3 46 (2.20%) Visual Studio
4 39 (1.86%) Git (software)
4 39 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 32 (1.53%) Cucumber
6 31 (1.48%) JUnit
7 27 (1.29%) Selenium
8 25 (1.19%) Mockito
8 25 (1.19%) Subversion
9 24 (1.15%) Ant
10 19 (0.91%) Apache Ivy
11 16 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
12 15 (0.72%) Rational Rose
13 11 (0.53%) Jenkins
14 10 (0.48%) ReSharper
14 10 (0.48%) Fiddler
15 8 (0.38%) Moq
16 5 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
16 5 (0.24%) JDeveloper
General
1 404 (19.29%) Finance
2 138 (6.59%) Banking
3 104 (4.97%) Retail
4 87 (4.15%) Telecoms
5 67 (3.20%) Marketing
5 67 (3.20%) Legal
6 56 (2.67%) Investment Banking
7 21 (1.00%) Law
8 19 (0.91%) Publishing
9 18 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 17 (0.81%) Back Office
11 15 (0.72%) Front Office
12 13 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.53%) Games
14 9 (0.43%) Advertising
14 9 (0.43%) German Language
15 8 (0.38%) Local Government
15 8 (0.38%) Automotive
16 7 (0.33%) Military
17 6 (0.29%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 539 (25.74%) .NET
2 292 (13.94%) Web Services
3 229 (10.94%) Spring
4 205 (9.79%) HTML
5 201 (9.60%) ASP.NET
6 185 (8.83%) J2EE
7 167 (7.98%) SOAP
8 147 (7.02%) Middleware
9 146 (6.97%) Java EE
10 139 (6.64%) CSS
11 138 (6.59%) Hibernate
12 126 (6.02%) REST
13 114 (5.44%) XML
14 96 (4.58%) jQuery
15 91 (4.35%) .NET Framework
16 87 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
17 80 (3.82%) WCF
18 79 (3.77%) HTML5
19 70 (3.34%) Spring MVC
20 53 (2.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 148 (7.07%) Enterprise Software
2 83 (3.96%) Computer Science
3 78 (3.72%) N-Tier
4 70 (3.34%) Digital Media
5 65 (3.10%) Open Source
6 58 (2.77%) Client/Server
7 50 (2.39%) Management Information System
8 43 (2.05%) Mobile App
9 36 (1.72%) Mathematics
10 25 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
10 25 (1.19%) Clustering
11 18 (0.86%) Social Media
11 18 (0.86%) Replication
12 17 (0.81%) Xbox
13 16 (0.76%) Visualisation
13 16 (0.76%) PKI
14 15 (0.72%) Blackberry
15 14 (0.67%) DataPower
16 12 (0.57%) Data Integration
16 12 (0.57%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 274 (13.09%) Windows
2 208 (9.93%) Linux
3 134 (6.40%) UNIX
4 62 (2.96%) Windows 7
5 60 (2.87%) Solaris
6 45 (2.15%) Android
7 43 (2.05%) AIX
8 39 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (1.48%) Apple iOS
11 24 (1.15%) Windows 8
12 23 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (0.72%) HPUX
14 14 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.29%) Windows Phone
15 6 (0.29%) SUSE
15 6 (0.29%) Debian
16 4 (0.19%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (15.90%) Technical Architecture
2 305 (14.57%) SOA
3 281 (13.42%) Agile Software Development
4 249 (11.89%) MVC
5 210 (10.03%) ITIL
6 209 (9.98%) TOGAF
7 199 (9.50%) Enterprise Architecture
8 198 (9.46%) Scrum
9 196 (9.36%) TDD
10 185 (8.83%) UML
11 176 (8.40%) OO
12 148 (7.07%) E-Commerce
13 138 (6.59%) CRM
14 121 (5.78%) Migration
15 116 (5.54%) Business Intelligence
16 115 (5.49%) Project Management
17 108 (5.16%) Data Modelling
18 101 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
19 97 (4.63%) OOD
20 96 (4.58%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 669 (31.95%) Java
2 326 (15.57%) C#
3 286 (13.66%) SQL
4 167 (7.98%) JavaScript
5 52 (2.48%) C++
6 39 (1.86%) PHP
6 39 (1.86%) Ruby
7 37 (1.77%) Scala
8 30 (1.43%) T-SQL
9 29 (1.38%) C
10 25 (1.19%) PowerShell
11 22 (1.05%) Objective-C
12 19 (0.91%) Shell Script
13 18 (0.86%) Groovy
14 17 (0.81%) Python
14 17 (0.81%) XPath
15 14 (0.67%) PL/SQL
16 12 (0.57%) Perl
17 10 (0.48%) TypeScript
17 10 (0.48%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 245 (11.70%) Degree
2 119 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 115 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 85 (4.06%) MCSE
5 79 (3.77%) SC Cleared
6 73 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
7 62 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 47 (2.24%) CCNP
9 43 (2.05%) MCP
10 36 (1.72%) MCITP
11 35 (1.67%) CCNA
12 20 (0.96%) MCSD
13 19 (0.91%) CCDP
14 17 (0.81%) HP ASE
14 17 (0.81%) DV Cleared
15 16 (0.76%) MCSA
15 16 (0.76%) CISSP
16 15 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
17 12 (0.57%) MCTS
17 12 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (5.87%) QA
2 30 (1.43%) COBIT
3 13 (0.62%) SLA
3 13 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.43%) ISO 8583
4 9 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.38%) JSP 440
5 8 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 4 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.14%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.096%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 204 (9.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 152 (7.26%) Active Directory
3 93 (4.44%) Hyper-V
4 38 (1.81%) XenApp
5 37 (1.77%) VMware ESX
6 35 (1.67%) vSphere
7 33 (1.58%) Terminal Services
8 22 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
9 19 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 18 (0.86%) XenDesktop
11 16 (0.76%) Xen
12 12 (0.57%) XenServer
13 8 (0.38%) UAG
14 7 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
15 5 (0.24%) SRDF
16 4 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
16 4 (0.19%) Varnish
17 3 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 3 (0.14%) Squid
17 3 (0.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 67 (3.20%) SCCM
2 44 (2.10%) SCOM
3 16 (0.76%) WSUS
4 9 (0.43%) Backup Exec
5 8 (0.38%) OpenAM
5 8 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
5 8 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (0.38%) Nagios
5 8 (0.38%) ARCserve
5 8 (0.38%) NetBackup
6 7 (0.33%) Puppet
6 7 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.29%) SCOrch
7 6 (0.29%) SCSM
7 6 (0.29%) OpenSSO
7 6 (0.29%) CA SiteMinder
8 4 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.19%) TIBCO Hawk
8 4 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 526 (25.12%) Microsoft
2 415 (19.82%) Oracle
3 296 (14.14%) VMware
4 164 (7.83%) Cisco
5 125 (5.97%) HP
5 125 (5.97%) Citrix
6 118 (5.64%) SAP
7 82 (3.92%) IBM
8 81 (3.87%) EMC
9 68 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
10 55 (2.63%) NetApp
11 54 (2.58%) JBoss
12 48 (2.29%) Red Hat
13 43 (2.05%) TIBCO
14 40 (1.91%) F5
14 40 (1.91%) Symantec
14 40 (1.91%) Juniper
15 37 (1.77%) Adobe
16 28 (1.34%) ATG
16 28 (1.34%) Dell
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Doncaster, Yorkshire
Thales
Posted: 22 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £78500 - £83500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Advantage Resourcing
Salary: £38500 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £68500 per annum + 10% bonus/benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 23days
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50000 - 80000+
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Corporate Benefits + 8% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago