Period
to 23 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 136 188
Rank change year-on-year -18 +52 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 39 49 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.09% 1.46% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.51% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 33 47 12
Bristol median annual salary £70,000 £80,000 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +20.75% +23.26%
10th Percentile £47,500 £59,000 £48,250
90th Percentile £87,600 £90,000 £72,500
South West median annual salary £67,500 £80,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -15.63% +45.45% +4.76%

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 3,457 3,250 3,614
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.94% 97.07% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,923 2,683 3,173
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,362 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.90% - +6.67%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 27 (69.23%) Java
2 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (43.59%) SOA
4 15 (38.46%) C#
5 14 (35.90%) Microservices
6 13 (33.33%) Node.js
6 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 13 (33.33%) .NET
7 12 (30.77%) AngularJS
8 11 (28.21%) React
9 10 (25.64%) HTML
9 10 (25.64%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (23.08%) Degree
10 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (23.08%) XML
10 9 (23.08%) Scrum
11 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
11 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
12 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (17.95%) TDD
12 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
12 7 (17.95%) BDD
12 7 (17.95%) Big Data
13 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (15.38%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (15.38%) Presales
13 6 (15.38%) Serverless
13 6 (15.38%) Oracle
13 6 (15.38%) CSS
13 6 (15.38%) UML

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 4 (10.26%) Apache Spark
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.56%) GeoServer
4 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (15.38%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (15.38%) Serverless
4 2 (5.13%) Bluemix
4 2 (5.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (5.13%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (5.13%) Office 365
4 2 (5.13%) SaaS
5 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
1 2 (5.13%) LAN
1 2 (5.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Big Data
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.26%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.56%) GIS
5 1 (2.56%) OLAP
5 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.56%) JUnit
3 1 (2.56%) PostCSS
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (10.26%) Retail
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) .NET
1 13 (33.33%) Node.js
2 12 (30.77%) AngularJS
3 11 (28.21%) React
4 10 (25.64%) HTML
5 9 (23.08%) XML
6 6 (15.38%) CSS
7 5 (12.82%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
8 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (10.26%) HTML5
8 4 (10.26%) JSF
8 4 (10.26%) Spring
9 3 (7.69%) J2EE
9 3 (7.69%) Middleware
9 3 (7.69%) REST
9 3 (7.69%) SOAP
10 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 2 (5.13%) Entity Framework
10 2 (5.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.82%) User Experience
3 3 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.13%) Digital Media
4 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Unix
3 3 (7.69%) Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Android
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) SOA
3 14 (35.90%) Microservices
4 10 (25.64%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (23.08%) Scrum
6 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
7 7 (17.95%) BDD
7 7 (17.95%) TDD
8 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
8 6 (15.38%) Kanban
8 6 (15.38%) Presales
8 6 (15.38%) UML
9 5 (12.82%) DevOps
9 5 (12.82%) DSDM
9 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (12.82%) Migration
9 5 (12.82%) MVC
9 5 (12.82%) OO
9 5 (12.82%) Project Management
9 5 (12.82%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) Java
2 15 (38.46%) C#
3 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.82%) C
4 5 (12.82%) Scala
5 4 (10.26%) SQL
6 2 (5.13%) C++
6 2 (5.13%) PHP
7 1 (2.56%) ES7
7 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
2 3 (7.69%) ISO 9001
2 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (5.13%) Data Quality
3 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.13%) vSphere
1 2 (5.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Ansible
1 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
1 1 (2.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco
3 2 (5.13%) Citrix
3 2 (5.13%) EMC
3 2 (5.13%) Google
3 2 (5.13%) IBM
3 2 (5.13%) SonicWALL
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
3 2 (5.13%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.56%) Capita
4 1 (2.56%) ESRI
4 1 (2.56%) hybris
4 1 (2.56%) Mapinfo
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.56%) Sybase
4 1 (2.56%) Tableau