Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architect
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 135 183
Rank change year-on-year -26 +48 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 43 47 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.12% 1.46% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.50% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 41 47 15
Bristol median annual salary £70,000 £80,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% +18.18%
10th Percentile £47,500 £61,250 £49,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £90,000 £75,750
South West median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year -3.57% +24.44% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3731 3123 3629
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.47% 96.96% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3098 2672 3144
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,913
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Technical Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Bristol

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Bristol.

Salary trend for Technical Architect in Bristol

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Bristol over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Architect in Bristol

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Technical Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 35 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (79.07%) Java
3 21 (48.84%) .NET
4 15 (34.88%) Technical Architecture
5 13 (30.23%) XML
5 13 (30.23%) SOA
5 13 (30.23%) Zachman Framework
5 13 (30.23%) TOGAF
5 13 (30.23%) MVC
6 12 (27.91%) Finance
6 12 (27.91%) Retail
6 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (27.91%) Software Delivery
7 11 (25.58%) Big Data
7 11 (25.58%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (25.58%) C#
8 10 (23.26%) TDD
8 10 (23.26%) Programme Management
9 9 (20.93%) REST
9 9 (20.93%) Spring
9 9 (20.93%) Scrum
9 9 (20.93%) Project Management
9 9 (20.93%) SOAP
10 8 (18.60%) Oracle
10 8 (18.60%) RUP
10 8 (18.60%) Middleware
10 8 (18.60%) User Experience
10 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
10 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
10 8 (18.60%) Enterprise Software

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.63%) Mule
1 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.63%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (11.63%) SaaS
2 5 (11.63%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) Big Data
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.30%) RDBMS
3 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) JUnit
2 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.33%) PostCSS
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
1 12 (27.91%) Retail
2 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
3 5 (11.63%) Banking
3 5 (11.63%) Electronics
3 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
3 5 (11.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (48.84%) .NET
2 13 (30.23%) XML
3 9 (20.93%) REST
3 9 (20.93%) SOAP
3 9 (20.93%) Spring
4 8 (18.60%) Middleware
5 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
5 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (13.95%) AngularJS
6 6 (13.95%) Hibernate
6 6 (13.95%) Spring MVC
7 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
7 5 (11.63%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (11.63%) Apache Camel
7 5 (11.63%) CSS
7 5 (11.63%) Dapper ORM
7 5 (11.63%) J2EE
7 5 (11.63%) JSON
7 5 (11.63%) NHibernate
7 5 (11.63%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (18.60%) User Experience
2 7 (16.28%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.98%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.65%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Unix
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) Technical Architecture
3 13 (30.23%) MVC
3 13 (30.23%) SOA
3 13 (30.23%) TOGAF
3 13 (30.23%) Zachman Framework
4 12 (27.91%) Software Delivery
5 11 (25.58%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (23.26%) Programme Management
6 10 (23.26%) TDD
7 9 (20.93%) Project Management
7 9 (20.93%) Scrum
8 8 (18.60%) RUP
9 7 (16.28%) DevOps
10 6 (13.95%) Analytics
10 6 (13.95%) Data Analytics
10 6 (13.95%) DSDM
10 6 (13.95%) Migration
10 6 (13.95%) UML
11 5 (11.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (79.07%) Java
2 11 (25.58%) C#
3 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.30%) C
4 4 (9.30%) SQL
5 3 (6.98%) C++
6 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 5 (11.63%) QA
2 3 (6.98%) ISO 9001
2 3 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Ansible
1 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
1 1 (2.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.95%) SAP
4 2 (4.65%) Sybase
5 1 (2.33%) hybris
5 1 (2.33%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.33%) TIBCO