Period
to 28 September 2021

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 28 September 2021.

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

Technical Architect
England > East of England
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 179 129 215
Rank change year-on-year -50 +86 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 49 7 61
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.92% 0.37% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.39% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 31 7 44
10th Percentile " £63,000 £62,875
25th Percentile £57,500 £68,750 £64,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% - +12.78%
75th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £80,000
90th Percentile " " £90,000
England median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £74,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% +1.35% -1.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4,791 1,817 6,668
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.14% 95.38% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2,793 1,483 5,034
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,750 £25,500
25th Percentile £34,250 £36,250 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year - +3.26% +2.22%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +1.82% +6.80% +3.00%

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Technical Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in the East of England

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Technical Architect in the East of England.

Salary trend for Technical Architect in the East of England

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Technical Architect in the East of England over the 6 months to 28 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Technical Architect in the East of England

Technical Architect
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the East of England region over the 6 months to 28 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -41 23 £85,000 -5.56% 4
Bedfordshire - 15 £80,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire -54 10 £60,000 -7.69%
Essex -13 1 £56,000 -25.33%
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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 East of England region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
2 18 (36.73%) Azure
3 11 (22.45%) Microsoft 365
4 10 (20.41%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (20.41%) Algorithms
4 10 (20.41%) Altera
4 10 (20.41%) Software Architecture
4 10 (20.41%) Rational DOORS
4 10 (20.41%) Systems Engineering
4 10 (20.41%) Instagram
4 10 (20.41%) UML
4 10 (20.41%) C++
4 10 (20.41%) Simulink
4 10 (20.41%) Aerospace
4 10 (20.41%) Automotive
4 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
4 10 (20.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 10 (20.41%) SysML
4 10 (20.41%) Xilinx
5 8 (16.33%) Firewall
5 8 (16.33%) Windows
5 8 (16.33%) Customer Requirements
5 8 (16.33%) ServiceNow
6 7 (14.29%) GCP
6 7 (14.29%) AWS
6 7 (14.29%) Architecture Roadmap
6 7 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.24%) Architecture Governance
7 6 (12.24%) Project Delivery

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.04%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 1 (2.04%) Lawson
1 1 (2.04%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.73%) Azure
2 11 (22.45%) Microsoft 365
3 7 (14.29%) AWS
3 7 (14.29%) GCP
4 5 (10.20%) IaaS
5 2 (4.08%) Power Platform
5 2 (4.08%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) Firewall
2 5 (10.20%) LAN
2 5 (10.20%) MPLS
2 5 (10.20%) SD-WAN
2 5 (10.20%) WAN
2 5 (10.20%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (10.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Power BI
2 1 (2.04%) GIS
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (8.16%) Cypress.io
2 4 (8.16%) JMeter
2 4 (8.16%) Postman
2 4 (8.16%) Selenium
General
1 10 (20.41%) Aerospace
1 10 (20.41%) Automotive
2 4 (8.16%) Social Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
1 1 (2.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Algorithms
1 10 (20.41%) Embedded Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.20%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.04%) PACS
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2019
3 3 (6.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Software Architecture
1 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
1 10 (20.41%) SysML
1 10 (20.41%) Systems Engineering
1 10 (20.41%) UML
2 8 (16.33%) Customer Requirements
3 7 (14.29%) Architecture Roadmap
4 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.24%) Architecture Governance
4 6 (12.24%) Project Delivery
5 5 (10.20%) Application Virtualisation
5 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (10.20%) Network Architecture
5 5 (10.20%) TOGAF
6 4 (8.16%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (8.16%) Information Security
6 4 (8.16%) IT Strategy
6 4 (8.16%) Performance Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
6 4 (8.16%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) C++
2 4 (8.16%) C#
2 4 (8.16%) Java
2 4 (8.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.16%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.12%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 3 (6.12%) CISSP
3 3 (6.12%) CSSLP
3 3 (6.12%) ISSAP
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) Accessibility
1 4 (8.16%) GDPR
1 4 (8.16%) QA
2 3 (6.12%) GRC
2 3 (6.12%) NIST
2 3 (6.12%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
1 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
1 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.41%) Altera
2 10 (20.41%) Instagram
2 10 (20.41%) Xilinx
3 8 (16.33%) ServiceNow
4 5 (10.20%) CheckPoint
4 5 (10.20%) Citrix
4 5 (10.20%) Palo Alto
4 5 (10.20%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) Epicor
5 1 (2.04%) Infor
5 1 (2.04%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.04%) QAD
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat