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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 344 320 318
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 900 1000 913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 0.84% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.88% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 734 714 682
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £63,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £87,500
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
105040 113071 104868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85862 91852 87227
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -13 830 £67,500 +3.84% 92
London +14 399 £75,000 +7.14% 53
South East -49 144 £65,000 - 5
City of London +47 112 £72,500 +7.40% 20
East of England +21 66 £65,000 +8.33% 5
West Midlands -7 54 £55,000 -12.00% 11
Surrey -23 46 £75,000 +15.38% 2
South West -38 46 £50,500 -3.80% 1
Yorkshire 0 43 £70,000 +33.33% 5
North West +30 39 £62,500 +8.69% 7
West Yorkshire +31 37 £70,000 +33.33% 4
Berkshire +1 35 £70,750 +4.81% 1
Scotland +20 25 £61,500 +36.66% 1
Leeds +24 24 £70,000 +27.27% 4
Manchester +14 24 £61,500 -1.60% 1
Reading -1 23 £70,000 -1.75% 1
Birmingham -21 23 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Bedfordshire +21 22 £67,500 +17.39% 3
Oxfordshire +9 21 £35,000 -49.27%
Bristol 0 21 £55,000 -0.90%
Edinburgh +26 20 £61,500 +45.99%
Hertfordshire -3 18 £60,000 -9.09%
Suffolk +7 17 £70,000 +16.66% 2
Staines +3 17 - -
North East +2 15 £55,000 +17.06%
Buckinghamshire -11 15 £63,750 -13.55%
Ipswich -4 14 £70,000 +16.66% 1
Cumbria - 12 £62,500 - 1
Guildford -18 11 £77,500 +10.71% 1
Bedford +25 10 £72,500 +26.08% 1

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 450 (27.34%) Java
2 445 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
3 383 (23.27%) Microsoft
4 357 (21.69%) Oracle
5 353 (21.45%) .NET
6 335 (20.35%) Windows
7 313 (19.02%) Finance
8 287 (17.44%) Technical Architecture
9 276 (16.77%) VMware
10 269 (16.34%) SQL Server
11 260 (15.80%) C#
12 228 (13.85%) Scrum
13 226 (13.73%) Web Services
13 226 (13.73%) SOA
14 225 (13.67%) JavaScript
15 218 (13.24%) TOGAF
15 218 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
16 216 (13.12%) SQL
17 214 (13.00%) Linux
18 198 (12.03%) Cisco
19 188 (11.42%) MS Excel
20 174 (10.57%) Middleware
21 172 (10.45%) Active Directory
22 160 (9.72%) Citrix
23 158 (9.60%) TDD
24 154 (9.36%) XML
24 154 (9.36%) HTML
25 153 (9.30%) SAN
26 151 (9.17%) MVC
27 150 (9.11%) Mentoring

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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
1 109 (6.62%) SharePoint
2 96 (5.83%) MS Exchange
3 58 (3.52%) JBoss
4 53 (3.22%) Apache
5 51 (3.10%) Tomcat
6 45 (2.73%) IIS
7 44 (2.67%) CMS
8 43 (2.61%) WebSphere
8 43 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 42 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
10 40 (2.43%) Lync
11 29 (1.76%) WebLogic
12 28 (1.70%) SAS
12 28 (1.70%) OpenStack
12 28 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
13 23 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
13 23 (1.40%) Mule
14 21 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
15 20 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
16 18 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 188 (11.42%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.82%) MS Office
3 27 (1.64%) SPSS
4 25 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.61%) MS Project
6 4 (0.24%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 38 (2.31%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (0.73%) RMDS
5 10 (0.61%) Dynamics GP
6 9 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
7 8 (0.49%) Magento
8 6 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (0.30%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.18%) Cordys
11 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
12 1 (0.061%) Adobe Campaign
12 1 (0.061%) Oracle Payables
12 1 (0.061%) Oracle Receivables
12 1 (0.061%) Oracle Cash Management
12 1 (0.061%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 106 (6.44%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (4.43%) Office 365
4 42 (2.55%) SaaS
5 41 (2.49%) IaaS
6 31 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (1.28%) Force.com
8 17 (1.03%) PaaS
9 11 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.43%) SoftLayer
10 7 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.24%) Sumo Logic
14 3 (0.18%) Google Apps
15 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
16 1 (0.061%) Heroku
16 1 (0.061%) Amazon EMR
16 1 (0.061%) OpenShift
16 1 (0.061%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 153 (9.30%) SAN
2 131 (7.96%) WAN
2 131 (7.96%) Firewall
3 91 (5.53%) LAN
4 87 (5.29%) Internet
5 55 (3.34%) HTTP
6 54 (3.28%) DNS
7 46 (2.79%) NAS
8 37 (2.25%) TCP/IP
9 25 (1.52%) Network Security
9 25 (1.52%) VLAN
10 23 (1.40%) VoIP
11 22 (1.34%) DHCP
11 22 (1.34%) Fibre Channel
12 20 (1.22%) VPN
12 20 (1.22%) MPLS
13 18 (1.09%) HTTPS
14 16 (0.97%) iSCSI
15 15 (0.91%) Wireless
16 14 (0.85%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (16.34%) SQL Server
2 89 (5.41%) Big Data
3 81 (4.92%) NoSQL
4 71 (4.31%) MongoDB
5 64 (3.89%) Relational Database
6 61 (3.71%) Hadoop
7 56 (3.40%) MySQL
8 48 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
9 34 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 34 (2.07%) Oracle Database
10 33 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 29 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
12 28 (1.70%) Oracle Exadata
13 27 (1.64%) DB2
13 27 (1.64%) RDBMS
14 26 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
15 25 (1.52%) Data Mining
16 24 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
17 23 (1.40%) Oracle BI EE
18 22 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 41 (2.49%) Subversion
2 40 (2.43%) Maven
2 40 (2.43%) Visual Studio
3 35 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 32 (1.94%) Git (software)
4 32 (1.94%) Eclipse
5 29 (1.76%) JIRA
6 20 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (1.15%) Ant
8 16 (0.97%) ReSharper
9 14 (0.85%) MSI
10 13 (0.79%) ClearCase
11 12 (0.73%) Hudson
12 9 (0.55%) MorphX
13 7 (0.43%) Grunt
14 6 (0.36%) JUnit
15 5 (0.30%) Bugzilla
15 5 (0.30%) RequisitePro
15 5 (0.30%) TeamCity
16 4 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 313 (19.02%) Finance
2 108 (6.56%) Banking
3 106 (6.44%) Retail
4 68 (4.13%) Telecoms
5 55 (3.34%) Marketing
6 37 (2.25%) Legal
7 35 (2.13%) Manufacturing
8 30 (1.82%) Investment Banking
9 25 (1.52%) Games
10 24 (1.46%) Electronics
11 21 (1.28%) Local Government
12 20 (1.22%) Advertising
13 19 (1.15%) Billing
13 19 (1.15%) Back Office
14 17 (1.03%) Publishing
15 12 (0.73%) Law
16 8 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.49%) Automotive
17 5 (0.30%) French Language
18 3 (0.18%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (21.45%) .NET
2 226 (13.73%) Web Services
3 174 (10.57%) Middleware
4 154 (9.36%) XML
4 154 (9.36%) HTML
5 146 (8.87%) J2EE
6 141 (8.57%) Spring
7 118 (7.17%) ASP.NET
8 113 (6.87%) CSS
9 74 (4.50%) REST
10 64 (3.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 63 (3.83%) Hibernate
12 62 (3.77%) Oracle Fusion
13 58 (3.52%) SOAP
14 56 (3.40%) jQuery
15 55 (3.34%) HTML5
16 52 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web API
17 51 (3.10%) AngularJS
18 50 (3.04%) RESTful
19 48 (2.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 95 (5.77%) Open Source
1 95 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (5.41%) Clustering
3 88 (5.35%) Enterprise Software
4 66 (4.01%) Data Integration
5 51 (3.10%) Client/Server
6 50 (3.04%) Management Information System
7 46 (2.79%) Computer Science
8 42 (2.55%) Mainframe
9 38 (2.31%) User Experience
10 34 (2.07%) N-Tier
11 29 (1.76%) Digital Media
12 27 (1.64%) Mobile App
13 25 (1.52%) Oracle Exalogic
14 22 (1.34%) Replication
15 21 (1.28%) Streaming Video
16 19 (1.15%) Visualisation
17 15 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
18 14 (0.85%) Public Cloud
19 13 (0.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 335 (20.35%) Windows
2 214 (13.00%) Linux
3 125 (7.59%) UNIX
4 51 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (2.25%) Solaris
6 37 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (1.15%) AIX
9 14 (0.85%) Windows XP
10 12 (0.73%) Windows 8
11 10 (0.61%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.55%) Windows Vista
13 8 (0.49%) Android
13 8 (0.49%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.30%) CentOS
14 5 (0.30%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.24%) CoreOS
16 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.061%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
2 287 (17.44%) Technical Architecture
3 228 (13.85%) Scrum
4 226 (13.73%) SOA
5 218 (13.24%) TOGAF
6 158 (9.60%) TDD
7 151 (9.17%) MVC
8 150 (9.11%) Mentoring
9 129 (7.84%) Migration
10 122 (7.41%) Project Management
11 100 (6.08%) Enterprise Architecture
12 94 (5.71%) Software Engineering
13 92 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
13 92 (5.59%) E-Commerce
14 89 (5.41%) ITIL
15 88 (5.35%) CRM
16 84 (5.10%) UML
17 83 (5.04%) OO
17 83 (5.04%) BDD
18 72 (4.37%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 450 (27.34%) Java
2 260 (15.80%) C#
3 225 (13.67%) JavaScript
4 216 (13.12%) SQL
5 64 (3.89%) Ruby
6 62 (3.77%) Python
7 47 (2.86%) PHP
8 38 (2.31%) C++
9 37 (2.25%) Apex Code
10 31 (1.88%) PowerShell
11 24 (1.46%) Bash Shell
12 22 (1.34%) XPath
13 21 (1.28%) C
14 20 (1.22%) Scala
15 17 (1.03%) Perl
16 16 (0.97%) T-SQL
16 16 (0.97%) R
17 15 (0.91%) COBOL
18 12 (0.73%) X++
19 8 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 137 (8.32%) Degree
2 111 (6.74%) Security Cleared
3 80 (4.86%) SC Cleared
4 67 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 64 (3.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 54 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (3.28%) MCSE
7 35 (2.13%) CCNA
8 19 (1.15%) CCNP
8 19 (1.15%) MCP
9 15 (0.91%) MCITP
10 14 (0.85%) MCSA
11 13 (0.79%) CCIE
12 12 (0.73%) CCDP
13 11 (0.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (0.61%) CCA
14 10 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
14 10 (0.61%) VCAP
15 9 (0.55%) CISSP
15 9 (0.55%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (3.77%) QA
2 22 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.03%) SLA
4 11 (0.67%) COBIT
4 11 (0.67%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.24%) EMIR
6 4 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.12%) HL7
8 1 (0.061%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.061%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 218 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 172 (10.45%) Active Directory
3 112 (6.80%) Hyper-V
4 40 (2.43%) vSphere
5 34 (2.07%) vCloud
6 22 (1.34%) XenApp
7 20 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
8 18 (1.09%) Terminal Services
8 18 (1.09%) NFS
9 17 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (0.79%) SRDF
11 11 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 11 (0.67%) KVM
11 11 (0.67%) VMware ESX
11 11 (0.67%) Xen
11 11 (0.67%) XenServer
12 8 (0.49%) Squid
12 8 (0.49%) Docker
13 6 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 50 (3.04%) Puppet
2 36 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (1.46%) SCCM
4 22 (1.34%) Nagios
5 17 (1.03%) SCOM
6 14 (0.85%) AppDNA
7 12 (0.73%) Cobbler
8 11 (0.67%) Salt
8 11 (0.67%) ZABBIX
8 11 (0.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 10 (0.61%) OpenView
10 8 (0.49%) AirWatch
10 8 (0.49%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 7 (0.43%) Graphite
11 7 (0.43%) Ansible
11 7 (0.43%) WSUS
11 7 (0.43%) Ganglia
12 6 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
13 5 (0.30%) yum
13 5 (0.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 383 (23.27%) Microsoft
2 357 (21.69%) Oracle
3 276 (16.77%) VMware
4 198 (12.03%) Cisco
5 160 (9.72%) Citrix
6 86 (5.22%) HP
7 81 (4.92%) IBM
8 62 (3.77%) Juniper
9 61 (3.71%) EMC
10 58 (3.52%) NetApp
10 58 (3.52%) Red Hat
10 58 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
11 57 (3.46%) SAP
12 37 (2.25%) CheckPoint
13 36 (2.19%) Business Objects
14 33 (2.00%) TIBCO
15 30 (1.82%) Informatica
16 24 (1.46%) Intel
17 23 (1.40%) Sybase
18 22 (1.34%) Sitecore
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
Enfield, Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Red Sofa London
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Oakham, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spring Technology
Salary: £75000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Consulting Point
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £55000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum excellent employee benefit package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £95000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £45000 per annum + performance bonus, training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago