Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 160 153
Rank change year-on-year +32 -7 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 66 38 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.77% 1.00% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.03% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 64 37 33
Bristol median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50% +45.45%
10th Percentile £55,675 £47,300 £61,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £90,000
South West median annual salary £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +2.19% -2.14% +27.27%

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 3,640 3,700 3,181
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.38% 97.52% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2,997 3,073 2,777
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Architect in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, Technical Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 45 (68.18%) Java
2 42 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (51.52%) C#
4 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 21 (31.82%) HTML
5 21 (31.82%) Node.js
6 20 (30.30%) HTML5
6 20 (30.30%) SOA
7 19 (28.79%) Hadoop
7 19 (28.79%) Microservices
8 18 (27.27%) AngularJS
8 18 (27.27%) User Experience
8 18 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
8 18 (27.27%) .NET
9 17 (25.76%) Apache Spark
9 17 (25.76%) React
10 15 (22.73%) Scala
11 14 (21.21%) Big Data
12 13 (19.70%) Finance
13 11 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
14 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
15 9 (13.64%) Manufacturing
15 9 (13.64%) Open Source
16 8 (12.12%) Degree
16 8 (12.12%) Digital Marketing
16 8 (12.12%) Marketing
16 8 (12.12%) Programme Management
16 8 (12.12%) Electronics
16 8 (12.12%) SAP

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 17 (25.76%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.03%) EPiServer
2 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.52%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.06%) Office 365
4 3 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.55%) SaaS
5 1 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.79%) Hadoop
2 14 (21.21%) Big Data
3 5 (7.58%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
2 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
3 9 (13.64%) Manufacturing
4 8 (12.12%) Electronics
4 8 (12.12%) Marketing
5 2 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.82%) HTML
1 21 (31.82%) Node.js
2 20 (30.30%) HTML5
3 18 (27.27%) .NET
3 18 (27.27%) AngularJS
3 18 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
4 17 (25.76%) React
5 3 (4.55%) CSS
6 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.03%) CSS3
6 2 (3.03%) J2EE
6 2 (3.03%) JSON
6 2 (3.03%) REST
7 1 (1.52%) LAMP
7 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.27%) User Experience
2 7 (10.61%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.58%) NHS
4 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (3.03%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Windows
1 3 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.30%) SOA
3 19 (28.79%) Microservices
4 9 (13.64%) Open Source
5 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (12.12%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (12.12%) Programme Management
6 7 (10.61%) SDLC
6 7 (10.61%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (9.09%) Scrum
7 6 (9.09%) TDD
8 5 (7.58%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.06%) Data Science
9 4 (6.06%) ITIL
9 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.06%) Migration
9 4 (6.06%) OO
9 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.06%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (6.06%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 45 (68.18%) Java
2 34 (51.52%) C#
3 15 (22.73%) Scala
4 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.55%) C++
5 3 (4.55%) SQL
6 2 (3.03%) C
7 1 (1.52%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) HNC
2 2 (3.03%) HND
2 2 (3.03%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
1 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.06%) vSphere
1 4 (6.06%) XenApp
2 1 (1.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.12%) SAP
3 4 (6.06%) Citrix
3 4 (6.06%) VMware
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle
5 2 (3.03%) Cognizant
5 2 (3.03%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.03%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco
6 1 (1.52%) EMC
6 1 (1.52%) SonicWALL