The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Technical Architect
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 225 244
Rank change year-on-year +46 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 55 35 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.05% 0.56% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.58% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 50 34 62
Median salary £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £67,500 £58,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £88,500 £92,250
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year - +5.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4994 6046 9814
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.17% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4459 5515 8410
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Technical Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in the City of London

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Technical Architect in the City of London

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Architect in the City of London

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 City of London region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 62 (51.67%) .NET
2 57 (47.50%) SOA
3 52 (43.33%) SQL Server
4 50 (41.67%) SQL
5 43 (35.83%) T-SQL
6 39 (32.50%) Technical Architecture
7 38 (31.67%) TDD
8 35 (29.17%) Degree
8 35 (29.17%) C#
8 35 (29.17%) XML
9 34 (28.33%) Web Services
9 34 (28.33%) Scrum
10 33 (27.50%) JavaScript
11 32 (26.67%) CSS
11 32 (26.67%) Kanban
12 31 (25.83%) MVC
13 30 (25.00%) N-Tier
13 30 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
13 30 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 29 (24.17%) SQL Server 2012
14 29 (24.17%) ASP.NET Web API
14 29 (24.17%) Test Automation
14 29 (24.17%) SQL Server 2016
14 29 (24.17%) Visual Studio
14 29 (24.17%) ASP.NET
14 29 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (24.17%) System Testing
14 29 (24.17%) jQuery
15 27 (22.50%) Java
15 27 (22.50%) UML

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 24 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 21 (17.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 11 (9.17%) CMS
4 3 (2.50%) IIS
5 2 (1.67%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.83%) Alfresco
Applications
1 21 (17.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 24 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (8.33%) SaaS
5 5 (4.17%) GitHub
6 3 (2.50%) IaaS
6 3 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.33%) HTTP
2 11 (9.17%) Internet
3 10 (8.33%) AMQP
3 10 (8.33%) DNS
4 4 (3.33%) Firewall
4 4 (3.33%) LAN
4 4 (3.33%) MPLS
4 4 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 29 (24.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 29 (24.17%) SQL Server 2016
3 17 (14.17%) NoSQL
4 15 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (11.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (11.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (5.00%) Big Data
6 6 (5.00%) OLTP
7 3 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.83%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (24.17%) Visual Studio
2 22 (18.33%) Jenkins
2 22 (18.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 21 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (4.17%) Banking
1 5 (4.17%) Finance
1 5 (4.17%) Retail
2 2 (1.67%) Legal
3 1 (0.83%) French Language
3 1 (0.83%) Front Office
3 1 (0.83%) German Language
3 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (51.67%) .NET
2 35 (29.17%) XML
3 34 (28.33%) Web Services
4 32 (26.67%) CSS
5 30 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 29 (24.17%) ASP.NET
6 29 (24.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 29 (24.17%) jQuery
7 25 (20.83%) HTML
8 24 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 21 (17.50%) WCF
9 21 (17.50%) WPF
10 17 (14.17%) REST
11 10 (8.33%) JMS
11 10 (8.33%) ZeroMQ
12 6 (5.00%) JSON
13 5 (4.17%) SOAP
13 5 (4.17%) Swagger
14 4 (3.33%) RESTful
15 2 (1.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 24 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (17.50%) Client/Server
4 20 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 14 (11.67%) Management Information System
6 10 (8.33%) Public Cloud
7 4 (3.33%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.33%) User Experience
8 3 (2.50%) Clustering
8 3 (2.50%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.67%) Fintech
9 2 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.50%) Windows
1 3 (2.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.67%) Linux
3 1 (0.83%) Android
3 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (47.50%) SOA
2 39 (32.50%) Technical Architecture
3 38 (31.67%) TDD
4 34 (28.33%) Scrum
5 32 (26.67%) Kanban
6 31 (25.83%) MVC
7 29 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (24.17%) System Testing
7 29 (24.17%) Test Automation
8 27 (22.50%) CRM
8 27 (22.50%) UML
9 26 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (20.00%) OO
10 24 (20.00%) TOGAF
11 22 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (18.33%) OOA/OOD
11 22 (18.33%) Waterfall
11 22 (18.33%) Workflow
11 22 (18.33%) Zachman Framework
12 21 (17.50%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 50 (41.67%) SQL
2 43 (35.83%) T-SQL
3 35 (29.17%) C#
4 33 (27.50%) JavaScript
5 27 (22.50%) Java
6 21 (17.50%) VBA
7 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.83%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 35 (29.17%) Degree
2 18 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.67%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (8.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 24 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.50%) VMware
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle
4 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.83%) Xamarin
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