Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Technical Architect
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 427 397 420
Rank change year-on-year -30 +23 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 1169 1376 1507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.69% 0.78% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.81% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 875 1108 1253
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £50,000 £50,950 £47,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £93,750
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161257 170357 198528
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130412 143799 166492
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in England

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Technical Architect in England

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Architect in England

Technical Architect
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
London -23 615 £80,000 - 40
South East +5 168 £65,000 -3.70% 13
Midlands -4 126 £65,000 -5.45% 8
North of England -36 119 £65,000 -7.14% 14
West Midlands +53 91 £65,000 +8.33% 4
South West -4 75 £67,500 -3.57% 4
North West -33 65 £62,500 -10.71% 6
East of England -18 64 £67,500 +3.85% 1
Yorkshire -19 45 £70,000 -5.08% 6
East Midlands -31 35 £68,500 -2.14% 4
North East 0 9 £44,000 -4.86% 2
Technical Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 England region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 545 (46.62%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (33.96%) Java
3 330 (28.23%) .NET
4 270 (23.10%) Finance
5 225 (19.25%) Scrum
6 218 (18.65%) Microsoft
7 217 (18.56%) SQL
8 211 (18.05%) Oracle
9 199 (17.02%) C#
10 173 (14.80%) JavaScript
11 171 (14.63%) Degree
11 171 (14.63%) Technical Architecture
12 157 (13.43%) SQL Server
13 153 (13.09%) TDD
14 145 (12.40%) Banking
15 144 (12.32%) Amazon AWS
16 136 (11.63%) Kanban
17 132 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
18 128 (10.95%) Computer Science
19 127 (10.86%) Enterprise Software
20 126 (10.78%) Project Management
21 118 (10.09%) Presales
22 116 (9.92%) DevOps
23 113 (9.67%) Mentoring
24 110 (9.41%) TOGAF
25 109 (9.32%) HTML
25 109 (9.32%) Big Data
26 108 (9.24%) SDLC
26 108 (9.24%) SOA
26 108 (9.24%) Migration

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 43 (3.68%) SharePoint
2 38 (3.25%) Tomcat
3 26 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 21 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (1.63%) JBoss
5 19 (1.63%) WebLogic
6 18 (1.54%) MS Exchange
7 16 (1.37%) CMS
8 15 (1.28%) Apache Spark
9 14 (1.20%) Apache
9 14 (1.20%) Jetty
10 13 (1.11%) Skype for Business
11 11 (0.94%) IIS
11 11 (0.94%) Mule ESB
11 11 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (0.77%) NetWeaver
13 8 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.94%) Acrobat
2 11 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (0.94%) PaintShop Pro
3 2 (0.17%) Doxygen
3 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (1.11%) SAP S/4HANA
3 10 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.51%) SAP CO
4 6 (0.51%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (0.51%) SAP GRC
5 4 (0.34%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.26%) R3 Corda
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.086%) Magento
8 1 (0.086%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.086%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 144 (12.32%) Amazon AWS
2 132 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 83 (7.10%) SaaS
4 54 (4.62%) Office 365
5 42 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
6 26 (2.22%) Force.com
6 26 (2.22%) PaaS
7 20 (1.71%) IaaS
8 17 (1.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 15 (1.28%) GitHub
9 15 (1.28%) iPaaS
9 15 (1.28%) npm
10 14 (1.20%) Serverless
11 13 (1.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 11 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
12 11 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
13 10 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
14 7 (0.60%) OneDrive
15 6 (0.51%) G Suite
15 6 (0.51%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.25%) HTTP
2 34 (2.91%) Firewall
2 34 (2.91%) WAN
3 32 (2.74%) Internet
4 27 (2.31%) SAN
5 26 (2.22%) LAN
6 16 (1.37%) VPN
7 14 (1.20%) Wireless
8 13 (1.11%) Skype
8 13 (1.11%) VoIP
9 10 (0.86%) SSL
10 9 (0.77%) DNS
10 9 (0.77%) Network Security
11 8 (0.68%) HTTPS
11 8 (0.68%) SMS
11 8 (0.68%) TCP/IP
12 7 (0.60%) MPLS
12 7 (0.60%) VLAN
13 6 (0.51%) IPsec
13 6 (0.51%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 109 (9.32%) Big Data
3 106 (9.07%) NoSQL
4 69 (5.90%) MySQL
5 64 (5.47%) Oracle Database
6 56 (4.79%) Relational Database
7 31 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (2.40%) MongoDB
9 27 (2.31%) Hadoop
9 27 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (2.05%) SAP HANA
11 23 (1.97%) RDBMS
12 22 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
13 19 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (1.37%) Redis
15 15 (1.28%) SAP Data Services
16 14 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
16 14 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
17 10 (0.86%) Apache Hive
17 10 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 36 (3.08%) Jenkins
2 30 (2.57%) Git (software)
2 30 (2.57%) JIRA
3 25 (2.14%) Grunt
4 20 (1.71%) Visual Studio
5 19 (1.63%) webpack
6 18 (1.54%) Cucumber
6 18 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
6 18 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (1.45%) gulp
8 15 (1.28%) Selenium
9 12 (1.03%) PostCSS
10 8 (0.68%) Bower
10 8 (0.68%) JUnit
11 7 (0.60%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.43%) AppVeyor
12 5 (0.43%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.34%) Maven
13 4 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
13 4 (0.34%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 270 (23.10%) Finance
2 145 (12.40%) Banking
3 108 (9.24%) Retail
4 77 (6.59%) Investment Banking
5 68 (5.82%) Retail Banking
6 35 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 32 (2.74%) Marketing
8 27 (2.31%) Electronics
9 22 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
10 21 (1.80%) Manufacturing
11 17 (1.45%) Advertising
11 17 (1.45%) Publishing
12 14 (1.20%) Legal
13 13 (1.11%) Games
14 4 (0.34%) Back Office
14 4 (0.34%) Local Government
15 3 (0.26%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.26%) French Language
15 3 (0.26%) Front Office
16 2 (0.17%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 330 (28.23%) .NET
2 109 (9.32%) HTML
3 100 (8.55%) AngularJS
4 96 (8.21%) Web Services
5 89 (7.61%) CSS
6 79 (6.76%) REST
7 71 (6.07%) Node.js
7 71 (6.07%) Spring
8 65 (5.56%) J2EE
9 61 (5.22%) ASP.NET
9 61 (5.22%) Hibernate
10 54 (4.62%) XML
11 48 (4.11%) Middleware
12 44 (3.76%) RESTful
13 43 (3.68%) SOAP
14 42 (3.59%) ASP.NET Web API
15 40 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC
16 39 (3.34%) .NET Framework
17 32 (2.74%) HTML5
18 31 (2.65%) React
Miscellaneous
1 128 (10.95%) Computer Science
2 127 (10.86%) Enterprise Software
3 68 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (5.65%) Management Information System
5 60 (5.13%) Algorithms
6 56 (4.79%) User Experience
7 54 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
8 53 (4.53%) Mobile App
9 40 (3.42%) Data Centre
10 22 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
11 18 (1.54%) Client/Server
11 18 (1.54%) Clustering
12 16 (1.37%) Public Cloud
12 16 (1.37%) Virtual Team
13 13 (1.11%) Fintech
14 11 (0.94%) Data Structures
14 11 (0.94%) Digital Media
14 11 (0.94%) Graphic Design
14 11 (0.94%) iPad
15 10 (0.86%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 89 (7.61%) Windows
2 81 (6.93%) Unix
3 52 (4.45%) Linux
4 22 (1.88%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.11%) Android
6 10 (0.86%) Solaris
6 10 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.68%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.51%) CentOS
8 6 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.34%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.34%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.26%) Debian
10 3 (0.26%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.17%) Fedora
11 2 (0.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.086%) VMS
12 1 (0.086%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 545 (46.62%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (19.25%) Scrum
3 171 (14.63%) Technical Architecture
4 153 (13.09%) TDD
5 136 (11.63%) Kanban
6 126 (10.78%) Project Management
7 118 (10.09%) Presales
8 116 (9.92%) DevOps
9 113 (9.67%) Mentoring
10 110 (9.41%) TOGAF
11 108 (9.24%) Migration
11 108 (9.24%) SDLC
11 108 (9.24%) SOA
12 106 (9.07%) MVC
13 99 (8.47%) High Availability
14 95 (8.13%) Microservices
15 83 (7.10%) Software Engineering
16 79 (6.76%) Test Automation
17 76 (6.50%) Asset Management
17 76 (6.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 397 (33.96%) Java
2 217 (18.56%) SQL
3 199 (17.02%) C#
4 173 (14.80%) JavaScript
5 86 (7.36%) Python
6 85 (7.27%) PHP
7 73 (6.24%) C++
8 55 (4.70%) Perl
9 51 (4.36%) C
10 31 (2.65%) Ruby
11 29 (2.48%) Scala
12 23 (1.97%) PL/SQL
13 22 (1.88%) Apex Code
14 19 (1.63%) T-SQL
15 16 (1.37%) PowerShell
16 10 (0.86%) Bash Shell
16 10 (0.86%) X++
17 9 (0.77%) Elixir
17 9 (0.77%) Go
18 6 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 171 (14.63%) Degree
2 69 (5.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 62 (5.30%) Master's Degree
4 37 (3.17%) Security Cleared
5 31 (2.65%) MCSE
5 31 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (1.80%) SC Cleared
8 19 (1.63%) CCNA
9 16 (1.37%) DV Cleared
10 15 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (0.51%) CCIE
12 5 (0.43%) AWS Certification
12 5 (0.43%) CCNP
12 5 (0.43%) JNCIP
12 5 (0.43%) VCAP
13 4 (0.34%) MBA
13 4 (0.34%) MCP
13 4 (0.34%) VCDX
14 3 (0.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.42%) QA
2 37 (3.17%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.45%) SLA
4 12 (1.03%) WCAG
5 10 (0.86%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.68%) GCP
7 8 (0.68%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (0.34%) PA-DSS
11 3 (0.26%) GDPR
12 2 (0.17%) EMIR
12 2 (0.17%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.17%) ISO 13485
12 2 (0.17%) MISRA
12 2 (0.17%) MISRA C
12 2 (0.17%) PMO
12 2 (0.17%) PSD2
12 2 (0.17%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 58 (4.96%) Active Directory
2 47 (4.02%) Docker
3 46 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (3.51%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.86%) Firmware
6 8 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.51%) XenApp
8 4 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.34%) vSphere
9 3 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.26%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.17%) HDFS
10 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.086%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.086%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 26 (2.22%) Kubernetes
2 21 (1.80%) SCCM
3 19 (1.63%) Puppet
4 14 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
5 9 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.68%) Ansible
7 7 (0.60%) Mesos
7 7 (0.60%) Terraform
8 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (0.43%) SCOM
9 5 (0.43%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.34%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.34%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.34%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (0.26%) WSUS
12 2 (0.17%) Nagios
12 2 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 218 (18.65%) Microsoft
2 211 (18.05%) Oracle
3 79 (6.76%) SAP
4 69 (5.90%) VMware
5 49 (4.19%) Murex
6 46 (3.93%) Salesforce.com
7 39 (3.34%) Cisco
7 39 (3.34%) Citrix
8 26 (2.22%) Google
9 25 (2.14%) HP
10 21 (1.80%) IBM
11 16 (1.37%) 3PAR
11 16 (1.37%) TIBCO
12 15 (1.28%) Cognizant
13 14 (1.20%) Adobe
14 13 (1.11%) F5
14 13 (1.11%) ServiceNow
15 12 (1.03%) Cadence
15 12 (1.03%) NetApp
16 11 (0.94%) Red Hat