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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 384 314 266
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 743 864 1179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.81% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.86% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 589 664 955
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 £85,000 £85,900 £86,665
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -66 701 £65,000 - 69
London -49 325 £72,500 +7.40% 30
South East -78 121 £67,500 - 8
South West +10 63 £50,000 - 11
East of England -12 59 £60,000 +14.28% 5
City of London -35 59 £75,000 +7.14% 9
Yorkshire -21 48 £50,000 -37.50% 3
Surrey -24 47 £68,500 +9.60% 2
North West -13 37 £50,000 -16.66% 4
West Midlands 0 29 £61,250 -3.92% 5
West Yorkshire -28 29 £48,413 -39.48% 2
Scotland -8 25 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Berkshire -25 25 £70,000 +3.70% 1
Leeds -21 23 £49,663 -37.92%
Hertfordshire -5 22 £65,000 +30.00%
Guildford +17 21 £65,000 +18.18%
Birmingham +9 21 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Manchester -9 19 £49,500 -23.84% 1
Bedfordshire +9 17 £60,000 -
Bristol -3 16 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Bedford +2 15 £60,000 +6.66%
Buckinghamshire -7 13 £52,500 -16.00%
Oxfordshire -8 13 £67,500 -0.73% 1
Bath -8 12 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Somerset -15 12 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Glasgow -5 11 £55,750 +17.36% 3
Wiltshire -6 11 £45,000 -10.00%
Hampshire -48 11 £65,000 -21.21% 2
Edinburgh -6 10 £57,500 -23.33%
Maidenhead -9 10 £70,000 +27.27%

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 443 (26.88%) .NET
2 416 (25.24%) Java
3 408 (24.76%) Microsoft
4 334 (20.27%) SQL Server
5 322 (19.54%) Finance
6 301 (18.26%) Oracle
7 295 (17.90%) SQL
8 276 (16.75%) C#
9 273 (16.57%) Technical Architecture
10 264 (16.02%) Windows
11 255 (15.47%) SOA
12 246 (14.93%) Degree
13 243 (14.75%) VMware
14 195 (11.83%) Web Services
15 189 (11.47%) Agile Software Development
16 187 (11.35%) UML
17 177 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
18 166 (10.07%) HTML
19 157 (9.53%) TOGAF
20 154 (9.34%) MS Excel
21 152 (9.22%) JavaScript
21 152 (9.22%) Security Cleared
22 148 (8.98%) ASP.NET
23 142 (8.62%) Scrum
23 142 (8.62%) MVC
24 138 (8.37%) OO
25 137 (8.31%) Business Intelligence
25 137 (8.31%) Cisco
26 134 (8.13%) Project Management
27 130 (7.89%) Linux

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 122 (7.40%) SharePoint
2 66 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 62 (3.76%) CMS
4 55 (3.34%) BizTalk Server
5 43 (2.61%) Tomcat
6 36 (2.18%) NetWeaver
7 35 (2.12%) WebSphere
8 34 (2.06%) Apache
9 31 (1.88%) Lync
9 31 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 26 (1.58%) SAS
10 26 (1.58%) IIS
11 24 (1.46%) WebLogic
11 24 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
12 23 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
13 21 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
13 21 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
14 20 (1.21%) Adobe CQ
14 20 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
15 19 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 154 (9.34%) 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
1 125 (7.58%) SAN
2 83 (5.04%) WAN
3 72 (4.37%) 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
12 16 (0.97%) Intranet
13 14 (0.85%) VoIP
13 14 (0.85%) OSPF
13 14 (0.85%) BGP
14 13 (0.79%) Unified Communications
14 13 (0.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 334 (20.27%) SQL Server
2 89 (5.40%) Data Warehouse
3 71 (4.31%) 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
12 33 (2.00%) MongoDB
12 33 (2.00%) NoSQL
13 31 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
14 28 (1.70%) Data Mining
15 25 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
16 23 (1.40%) Hadoop
17 21 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
18 20 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 55 (3.34%) 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
8 19 (1.15%) Jenkins
9 15 (0.91%) Ant
10 11 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
10 11 (0.67%) Apache Ivy
11 9 (0.55%) JIRA
12 8 (0.49%) Mockito
12 8 (0.49%) NUnit
13 7 (0.42%) Rational Rose
13 7 (0.42%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 7 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
13 7 (0.42%) YourKit
14 6 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
14 6 (0.36%) Fiddler
General
1 322 (19.54%) Finance
2 103 (6.25%) 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 31 (1.88%) 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
1 443 (26.88%) .NET
2 195 (11.83%) Web Services
3 166 (10.07%) HTML
4 148 (8.98%) ASP.NET
5 124 (7.52%) XML
6 122 (7.40%) CSS
7 121 (7.34%) J2EE
8 116 (7.04%) Spring
9 100 (6.07%) SOAP
10 99 (6.01%) WCF
11 90 (5.46%) jQuery
12 72 (4.37%) Middleware
13 71 (4.31%) Hibernate
14 69 (4.19%) HTML5
15 59 (3.58%) Java EE
16 58 (3.52%) .NET Framework
17 54 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
17 54 (3.28%) WPF
18 50 (3.03%) REST
19 42 (2.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 91 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
2 74 (4.49%) Computer Science
3 63 (3.82%) Open Source
4 59 (3.58%) N-Tier
5 58 (3.52%) Client/Server
6 50 (3.03%) Clustering
7 44 (2.67%) Management Information System
8 37 (2.25%) CESG
8 37 (2.25%) Digital Media
9 34 (2.06%) GIS
10 32 (1.94%) Mathematics
11 28 (1.70%) Blackberry
12 26 (1.58%) RMADS
13 21 (1.27%) PKI
14 19 (1.15%) Replication
15 17 (1.03%) Mainframe
16 16 (0.97%) Data Integration
16 16 (0.97%) Mobile App
17 14 (0.85%) Tandem
18 13 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 264 (16.02%) Windows
2 130 (7.89%) Linux
3 108 (6.55%) UNIX
4 45 (2.73%) Solaris
5 44 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (2.49%) 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
1 273 (16.57%) Technical Architecture
2 255 (15.47%) SOA
3 189 (11.47%) Agile Software Development
4 187 (11.35%) UML
5 157 (9.53%) TOGAF
6 142 (8.62%) MVC
6 142 (8.62%) Scrum
7 138 (8.37%) OO
8 137 (8.31%) Business Intelligence
9 134 (8.13%) Project Management
10 126 (7.65%) ITIL
11 125 (7.58%) TDD
12 95 (5.76%) CRM
13 91 (5.52%) E-Commerce
14 82 (4.98%) Migration
14 82 (4.98%) Enterprise Architecture
15 79 (4.79%) Software Engineering
16 78 (4.73%) Zachman Framework
17 68 (4.13%) Stakeholder Management
18 66 (4.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 416 (25.24%) Java
2 295 (17.90%) SQL
3 276 (16.75%) C#
4 152 (9.22%) JavaScript
5 47 (2.85%) T-SQL
6 32 (1.94%) PHP
7 31 (1.88%) C++
8 30 (1.82%) VB.NET
9 28 (1.70%) Python
9 28 (1.70%) PL/SQL
10 26 (1.58%) PowerShell
11 20 (1.21%) XPath
12 19 (1.15%) Scala
13 17 (1.03%) Objective-C
13 17 (1.03%) Ruby
14 13 (0.79%) Apex Code
15 9 (0.55%) C
15 9 (0.55%) VB
16 8 (0.49%) Groovy
17 7 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 246 (14.93%) Degree
2 152 (9.22%) Security Cleared
3 103 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 77 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 66 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 64 (3.88%) MCSE
7 60 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
8 38 (2.31%) CCIE
9 29 (1.76%) 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
1 177 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 115 (6.98%) Active Directory
3 87 (5.28%) 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
1 408 (24.76%) Microsoft
2 301 (18.26%) Oracle
3 243 (14.75%) VMware
4 137 (8.31%) Cisco
5 110 (6.67%) HP
6 104 (6.31%) Citrix
7 79 (4.79%) IBM
8 69 (4.19%) SAP
9 65 (3.94%) Salesforce.com
10 56 (3.40%) Juniper
11 48 (2.91%) Red Hat
12 44 (2.67%) 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 30 (1.82%) Dell
18 29 (1.76%) Symantec
19 24 (1.46%) CheckPoint
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 54 minutes ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + + up to 20% Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Citrus Global Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £87,000 per annum 15% Bonus- Private healthcare and Pe
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent pension & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Crew
Salary: From £43,000 to £65,000 per annum £43000 - £65000 per annum + Fantasti
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000.0000 - £50000.0000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus+training+bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Source Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum £80-90K base with Bonus from 0-20% o
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago