The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architect
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 83 84 79
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 9 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.81% 0.76% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.81% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 12
Median salary £52,500 £67,500 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,000 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £78,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00%  

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 1058 1235 1293
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.49% 93.42% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 681 832 784
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Architect in Edinburgh

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 24 (61.54%) SOA
2 23 (58.97%) OO
2 23 (58.97%) Java
2 23 (58.97%) Use Case
3 22 (56.41%) UML
3 22 (56.41%) Mentoring
4 20 (51.28%) Domain Models
5 19 (48.72%) Wireframes
5 19 (48.72%) OOA/OOD
6 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (33.33%) Open Source
7 13 (33.33%) Red Hat
8 12 (30.77%) Hibernate
8 12 (30.77%) Web Services
8 12 (30.77%) JPA
9 10 (25.64%) Apache OpenJPA
9 10 (25.64%) BPMN
9 10 (25.64%) JSF
9 10 (25.64%) RichFaces
9 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
10 9 (23.08%) Finance
10 9 (23.08%) TOGAF
11 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Management
11 8 (20.51%) Presales
12 7 (17.95%) Apache CXF
13 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
14 3 (7.69%) MVC
14 3 (7.69%) Apache
14 3 (7.69%) OOP
14 3 (7.69%) Programme Management

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) Hibernate
1 12 (30.77%) JPA
1 12 (30.77%) Web Services
2 10 (25.64%) Apache OpenJPA
2 10 (25.64%) JSF
2 10 (25.64%) RichFaces
3 7 (17.95%) Apache CXF
4 2 (5.13%) .NET
4 2 (5.13%) Apache Camel
4 2 (5.13%) CGI
4 2 (5.13%) J2EE
4 2 (5.13%) Java EE
4 2 (5.13%) Middleware
4 2 (5.13%) SOAP
4 2 (5.13%) Spring
4 2 (5.13%) XML
4 2 (5.13%) XSD
5 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.56%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
1 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) SOA
2 23 (58.97%) OO
2 23 (58.97%) Use Case
3 22 (56.41%) Mentoring
3 22 (56.41%) UML
4 20 (51.28%) Domain Models
5 19 (48.72%) OOA/OOD
5 19 (48.72%) Wireframes
6 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (33.33%) Open Source
8 10 (25.64%) BPMN
9 9 (23.08%) TOGAF
10 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Management
10 8 (20.51%) Presales
11 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
12 3 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
12 3 (7.69%) Microservices
12 3 (7.69%) MVC
12 3 (7.69%) OOP
12 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (58.97%) Java
2 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.13%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Xamarin
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Tectre Limited
Salary: £60,000 - £100,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago