The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £64,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 28 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 88 85
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 4 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.32% 0.42% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.44% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 7
Median salary £64,000 £67,500 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.18% +9.75%  
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 Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1185 1148 1325
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.95% 95.91% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 723 663 833
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,100
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 Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Edinburgh

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Technical Architect in Edinburgh

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Architect in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Edinburgh region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 8 (57.14%) Java
1 8 (57.14%) OO
1 8 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 7 (50.00%) Use Case
2 7 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 7 (50.00%) Domain Models
2 7 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 7 (50.00%) SOA
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) JSF
3 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 6 (42.86%) Hibernate
3 6 (42.86%) UML
3 6 (42.86%) Web Services
3 6 (42.86%) JPA
3 6 (42.86%) Apache OpenJPA
3 6 (42.86%) BPMN
3 6 (42.86%) RichFaces
4 4 (28.57%) Apache CXF
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) MVC
6 2 (14.29%) CGI
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (14.29%) Apache
6 2 (14.29%) Python

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) iPaaS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (7.14%) SAP HANA
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Apache OpenJPA
1 6 (42.86%) Hibernate
1 6 (42.86%) JPA
1 6 (42.86%) JSF
1 6 (42.86%) RichFaces
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) Apache CXF
3 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) CGI
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Fintech
2 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Mentoring
1 8 (57.14%) OO
2 7 (50.00%) Domain Models
2 7 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 7 (50.00%) SOA
2 7 (50.00%) Use Case
2 7 (50.00%) Wireframes
3 6 (42.86%) BPMN
3 6 (42.86%) UML
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) High Availability
6 1 (7.14%) Line Management
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) Scala
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Xamarin