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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 374 332 251
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -81
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 772 835 1240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.77% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.81% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 591 653 1005
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £90,000 £86,108
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £63,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-5.51% +5.83%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109819 102628 112165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89750 85116 96213
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 23 July 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 July 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 -46 722 £65,000 - 94
London -47 339 £70,000 - 38
South East -56 142 £65,000 -7.14% 13
South West +1 62 £52,500 +5.00% 6
City of London -29 61 £73,000 +4.28% 16
East of England -19 52 £65,000 +23.80% 7
Surrey -16 43 £65,000 +15.55% 3
Yorkshire -5 37 £51,250 +10.21% 13
North West +16 36 £50,000 -23.07% 8
Scotland +16 36 £53,250 -7.39% 3
Berkshire -12 36 £67,500 -10.00% 2
West Midlands +24 33 £62,500 -5.66% 7
Bristol -2 28 £62,500 +13.63% 2
Birmingham +27 26 £62,500 -7.40% 6
Edinburgh +8 22 £52,500 +5.00%
Reading -4 21 £67,500 -10.00%
Essex -5 19 £67,500 +42.10% 2
Guildford +11 18 £68,750 +32.21% 1
Manchester +6 18 £50,000 -23.07% 5
Buckinghamshire +2 18 £52,500 -16.66% 3
Hertfordshire -8 15 £60,500 +21.00% 2
Leeds -18 15 £48,750 +2.63% 9
West Yorkshire -23 15 £48,750 +4.83% 9
Chelmsford - 15 £65,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -2 12 £66,250 -2.57% 4
Hampshire -43 12 £65,000 -21.21%
Marlow - 11 - -
North Yorkshire - 11 £52,500 - 3
Bath -16 10 £56,250 +12.50%
Somerset -27 10 £56,250 +12.50%

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 510 (28.33%) Java
2 483 (26.83%) .NET
3 443 (24.61%) Microsoft
4 358 (19.89%) Finance
5 343 (19.06%) SQL Server
6 318 (17.67%) Oracle
7 308 (17.11%) C#
8 300 (16.67%) SQL
9 289 (16.06%) SOA
10 283 (15.72%) Technical Architecture
11 263 (14.61%) Degree
12 250 (13.89%) Windows
13 244 (13.56%) VMware
14 226 (12.56%) Web Services
15 215 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
16 192 (10.67%) UML
17 181 (10.06%) HTML
18 176 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
19 175 (9.72%) TOGAF
20 173 (9.61%) MVC
21 171 (9.50%) MS Excel
22 166 (9.22%) Scrum
23 165 (9.17%) ASP.NET
24 160 (8.89%) TDD
25 154 (8.56%) Linux
26 147 (8.17%) JavaScript
27 146 (8.11%) OO
28 145 (8.06%) ITIL
29 144 (8.00%) J2EE
29 144 (8.00%) Security Cleared

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 118 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 78 (4.33%) CMS
3 74 (4.11%) BizTalk Server
4 70 (3.89%) MS Exchange
5 57 (3.17%) Tomcat
6 45 (2.50%) NetWeaver
7 41 (2.28%) WebSphere
8 37 (2.06%) Lync
9 35 (1.94%) Apache
10 34 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 31 (1.72%) WebLogic
12 28 (1.56%) IIS
13 27 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
14 25 (1.39%) Adobe CQ
15 24 (1.33%) SAS
15 24 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
16 22 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
17 21 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2003
18 20 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
18 20 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 171 (9.50%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.17%) MS Office
3 16 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.83%) MS Project
5 14 (0.78%) SPSS
6 8 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.056%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.056%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.056%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 47 (2.61%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
6 6 (0.33%) Optimost
6 6 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.33%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
7 5 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.22%) Magento
8 4 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.22%) SAP R/3
9 3 (0.17%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.11%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 79 (4.39%) SaaS
2 54 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
3 39 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (1.39%) Force.com
5 23 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (1.11%) Office 365
7 5 (0.28%) IaaS
8 3 (0.17%) Heroku
8 3 (0.17%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.11%) PaaS
9 2 (0.11%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.056%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 118 (6.56%) SAN
2 96 (5.33%) WAN
3 82 (4.56%) LAN
4 65 (3.61%) Internet
5 55 (3.06%) Firewall
6 53 (2.94%) HTTP
7 41 (2.28%) TCP/IP
8 35 (1.94%) DNS
9 29 (1.61%) NAS
10 23 (1.28%) VPN
11 22 (1.22%) Unified Communications
12 18 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 18 (1.00%) DHCP
13 17 (0.94%) Intranet
14 14 (0.78%) Wireless
15 13 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (0.72%) MPLS
16 12 (0.67%) VoIP
17 11 (0.61%) OSPF
17 11 (0.61%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (19.06%) SQL Server
2 106 (5.89%) Data Warehouse
3 96 (5.33%) Relational Database
4 83 (4.61%) Big Data
5 74 (4.11%) MySQL
6 70 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 53 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 49 (2.72%) NoSQL
9 48 (2.67%) RDBMS
10 47 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 46 (2.56%) Oracle Database
12 39 (2.17%) MongoDB
13 32 (1.78%) Hadoop
14 31 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
15 30 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
16 29 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
17 26 (1.44%) Data Mining
18 21 (1.17%) SAP HANA
19 20 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
20 18 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 60 (3.33%) Maven
2 42 (2.33%) Eclipse
3 41 (2.28%) Git (software)
4 38 (2.11%) Visual Studio
5 32 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (1.56%) Subversion
7 21 (1.17%) JUnit
8 18 (1.00%) Jenkins
9 14 (0.78%) Ant
10 13 (0.72%) Mockito
11 11 (0.61%) Apache Ivy
11 11 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
11 11 (0.61%) Rational Rose
12 10 (0.56%) Selenium
13 9 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
13 9 (0.50%) YourKit
14 6 (0.33%) Fiddler
14 6 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
14 6 (0.33%) Cucumber
14 6 (0.33%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 358 (19.89%) Finance
2 108 (6.00%) Banking
3 90 (5.00%) Retail
4 70 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 67 (3.72%) Marketing
6 56 (3.11%) Legal
7 54 (3.00%) Investment Banking
8 36 (2.00%) Law
9 30 (1.67%) Back Office
10 29 (1.61%) Front Office
11 19 (1.06%) Publishing
12 18 (1.00%) Advertising
13 14 (0.78%) Games
14 10 (0.56%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.56%) Local Government
15 8 (0.44%) Electronics
15 8 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.39%) Automotive
17 6 (0.33%) Military
17 6 (0.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 483 (26.83%) .NET
2 226 (12.56%) Web Services
3 181 (10.06%) HTML
4 165 (9.17%) ASP.NET
5 144 (8.00%) J2EE
6 139 (7.72%) Spring
7 135 (7.50%) SOAP
8 120 (6.67%) CSS
9 110 (6.11%) XML
10 97 (5.39%) WCF
11 93 (5.17%) jQuery
12 90 (5.00%) Java EE
13 87 (4.83%) Hibernate
14 84 (4.67%) REST
15 77 (4.28%) HTML5
16 74 (4.11%) Middleware
16 74 (4.11%) .NET Framework
17 70 (3.89%) ASP.NET MVC
18 47 (2.61%) RESTful
19 46 (2.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 119 (6.61%) Enterprise Software
2 78 (4.33%) Computer Science
3 71 (3.94%) N-Tier
4 54 (3.00%) Digital Media
5 51 (2.83%) Open Source
5 51 (2.83%) Client/Server
6 46 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 44 (2.44%) Clustering
8 34 (1.89%) Mathematics
9 33 (1.83%) CESG
10 32 (1.78%) Mobile App
11 30 (1.67%) GIS
12 23 (1.28%) Replication
12 23 (1.28%) RMADS
13 22 (1.22%) Blackberry
14 20 (1.11%) PKI
15 16 (0.89%) Data Integration
15 16 (0.89%) Social Media
16 15 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
16 15 (0.83%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 250 (13.89%) Windows
2 154 (8.56%) Linux
3 115 (6.39%) UNIX
4 48 (2.67%) Android
5 45 (2.50%) Windows 7
6 44 (2.44%) Solaris
7 42 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (1.78%) Apple iOS
9 25 (1.39%) Windows 8
10 24 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (0.94%) AIX
14 12 (0.67%) HPUX
15 10 (0.56%) SUSE
16 7 (0.39%) Debian
17 6 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (0.33%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.28%) Windows Phone
18 5 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (16.06%) SOA
2 283 (15.72%) Technical Architecture
3 215 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
4 192 (10.67%) UML
5 175 (9.72%) TOGAF
6 173 (9.61%) MVC
7 166 (9.22%) Scrum
8 160 (8.89%) TDD
9 146 (8.11%) OO
10 145 (8.06%) ITIL
11 129 (7.17%) Business Intelligence
12 126 (7.00%) Project Management
13 119 (6.61%) Enterprise Architecture
14 111 (6.17%) E-Commerce
15 108 (6.00%) CRM
16 88 (4.89%) OOD
17 84 (4.67%) Software Engineering
18 83 (4.61%) Zachman Framework
19 82 (4.56%) Migration
20 79 (4.39%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 510 (28.33%) Java
2 308 (17.11%) C#
3 300 (16.67%) SQL
4 147 (8.17%) JavaScript
5 39 (2.17%) C++
6 35 (1.94%) PHP
7 34 (1.89%) T-SQL
8 27 (1.50%) Python
8 27 (1.50%) PL/SQL
9 25 (1.39%) VB.NET
9 25 (1.39%) PowerShell
10 24 (1.33%) Objective-C
11 23 (1.28%) Scala
12 21 (1.17%) Ruby
13 14 (0.78%) Groovy
14 13 (0.72%) Apex Code
15 12 (0.67%) XPath
16 11 (0.61%) VB
17 10 (0.56%) C
18 7 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 263 (14.61%) Degree
2 144 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 90 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 88 (4.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 65 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 62 (3.44%) MCSE
7 50 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
8 36 (2.00%) MCITP
9 28 (1.56%) CCNP
10 27 (1.50%) MCP
11 24 (1.33%) CCIE
12 19 (1.06%) CCNA
13 17 (0.94%) HP MASE
14 16 (0.89%) MCSD
14 16 (0.89%) CISSP
15 14 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
16 13 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
17 12 (0.67%) DV Cleared
18 11 (0.61%) HP ASE
19 10 (0.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (5.83%) QA
2 26 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (1.28%) COBIT
3 23 (1.28%) JSP 440
4 21 (1.17%) SLA
5 19 (1.06%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 4 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.17%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.11%) ISO 8583
9 2 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 176 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 125 (6.94%) Active Directory
3 88 (4.89%) Hyper-V
4 28 (1.56%) Terminal Services
5 27 (1.50%) VMware ESX
5 27 (1.50%) XenApp
6 26 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 22 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 20 (1.11%) vSphere
9 19 (1.06%) vCloud
10 15 (0.83%) XenDesktop
11 14 (0.78%) UAG
12 13 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
13 11 (0.61%) XenServer
14 9 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 9 (0.50%) Xen
14 9 (0.50%) Varnish
15 7 (0.39%) NFS
15 7 (0.39%) SRDF
16 6 (0.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 62 (3.44%) SCCM
2 35 (1.94%) SCOM
3 13 (0.72%) WSUS
4 12 (0.67%) Backup Exec
5 11 (0.61%) NetBackup
6 10 (0.56%) CA SiteMinder
6 10 (0.56%) ARCserve
6 10 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (0.56%) OpenSSO
7 9 (0.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 8 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
9 7 (0.39%) OpenView
10 6 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.28%) Puppet
12 4 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.17%) SCVMM
14 2 (0.11%) Nagios
14 2 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
14 2 (0.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 443 (24.61%) Microsoft
2 318 (17.67%) Oracle
3 244 (13.56%) VMware
4 123 (6.83%) Cisco
5 111 (6.17%) HP
6 98 (5.44%) Citrix
7 75 (4.17%) SAP
8 74 (4.11%) Salesforce.com
9 70 (3.89%) IBM
10 53 (2.94%) Juniper
11 44 (2.44%) EMC
12 42 (2.33%) NetApp
12 42 (2.33%) Red Hat
13 39 (2.17%) Adobe
14 36 (2.00%) TIBCO
15 32 (1.78%) Business Objects
16 30 (1.67%) Dell
16 30 (1.67%) Symantec
17 29 (1.61%) F5
18 24 (1.33%) CheckPoint
Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60,000 - £70,000 per annum (dependi
Posted: 1 hour ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, pension, incentives
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
Salary: From £44,080 to £55,120 per annum With excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
Salary: From £44,080 to £55,120 per annum with excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60K + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago