Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 413 423 418
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 1,162 1,214 1,361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.76% 0.74% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.77% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 786 894 1,084
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £99,375 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%

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 147,418 158,039 172,807
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.91% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 119,728 127,531 146,134
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 2018. 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 -19 545 £81,250 +1.56% 79
South East +23 168 £70,000 +7.69% 20
Midlands +34 143 £70,000 +9.38% 31
North of England +46 140 £75,000 +17.65% 38
West Midlands +57 117 £70,000 +9.38% 19
South West +11 91 £70,000 +3.70% 17
North West +5 76 £70,000 +14.29% 24
East of England +22 66 £66,500 -1.48% 6
Yorkshire +34 59 £75,000 +11.11% 9
East Midlands -11 25 £80,000 +25.00% 11
North East -16 5 £65,000 +47.73% 5
Technical Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 England region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 530 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
2 386 (33.22%) Java
3 368 (31.67%) Amazon AWS
4 356 (30.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 287 (24.70%) Finance
6 267 (22.98%) Microsoft
7 249 (21.43%) C#
8 235 (20.22%) Technical Architecture
9 220 (18.93%) .NET
10 213 (18.33%) SQL Server
11 209 (17.99%) Presales
12 206 (17.73%) JavaScript
13 198 (17.04%) Microservices
14 172 (14.80%) DevOps
15 168 (14.46%) SQL
16 153 (13.17%) Degree
17 148 (12.74%) Scrum
18 141 (12.13%) Continuous Integration
18 141 (12.13%) Mentoring
19 139 (11.96%) HTML
20 135 (11.62%) SOA
21 130 (11.19%) TOGAF
22 129 (11.10%) Enterprise Architecture
23 119 (10.24%) Problem-Solving
24 118 (10.15%) Windows
25 111 (9.55%) Test Automation
26 110 (9.47%) CSS
27 108 (9.29%) Active Directory
28 106 (9.12%) Node.js
29 104 (8.95%) Google

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 45 (3.87%) Apache Spark
2 41 (3.53%) SharePoint
3 35 (3.01%) Tomcat
4 34 (2.93%) WebLogic
5 26 (2.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 25 (2.15%) WebSphere
7 21 (1.81%) IIS
7 21 (1.81%) JBoss
8 18 (1.55%) CMS
9 17 (1.46%) Cloud Foundry
10 15 (1.29%) MQSeries
11 14 (1.20%) Apache
12 13 (1.12%) Confluence
13 9 (0.77%) Apache Solr
14 8 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 8 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
14 8 (0.69%) MS Exchange
14 8 (0.69%) Skype for Business
15 7 (0.60%) SAS
15 7 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.69%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.086%) Revit
Business Applications
1 31 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
2 30 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (1.38%) SAP S/4HANA
4 12 (1.03%) SAP Hybris
5 8 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.60%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.52%) Unit4 Business World
8 5 (0.43%) SAP GRC
9 4 (0.34%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 4 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.34%) SAP IBP
10 3 (0.26%) Teamcenter
11 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.17%) Temenos T24
12 1 (0.086%) Dynamics GP
12 1 (0.086%) Magento
12 1 (0.086%) NetSuite
12 1 (0.086%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 368 (31.67%) Amazon AWS
2 356 (30.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 88 (7.57%) SaaS
4 87 (7.49%) Office 365
5 84 (7.23%) PaaS
6 77 (6.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 60 (5.16%) IaaS
8 56 (4.82%) Cloud Computing
9 39 (3.36%) Dynamics 365
10 37 (3.18%) IBM Cloud
11 23 (1.98%) OpenShift
12 22 (1.89%) Serverless
13 17 (1.46%) npm
14 15 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
15 13 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
16 11 (0.95%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 9 (0.77%) Force.com
18 8 (0.69%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
19 6 (0.52%) Heroku
19 6 (0.52%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.39%) Network Security
2 40 (3.44%) Wireless
3 39 (3.36%) HTTP
4 30 (2.58%) WAN
5 28 (2.41%) Firewall
6 27 (2.32%) Internet
7 25 (2.15%) Unified Communications
8 21 (1.81%) LAN
9 18 (1.55%) TCP/IP
10 17 (1.46%) Wireless Security
11 15 (1.29%) DNS
12 14 (1.20%) Skype
13 8 (0.69%) VPN
14 6 (0.52%) DHCP
14 6 (0.52%) SSL
14 6 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (0.52%) Wireshark
15 5 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (0.43%) SMS
16 4 (0.34%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 103 (8.86%) NoSQL
3 85 (7.31%) Big Data
4 73 (6.28%) Relational Database
5 60 (5.16%) Hadoop
6 57 (4.91%) RDBMS
7 30 (2.58%) MySQL
8 21 (1.81%) DB2
8 21 (1.81%) MongoDB
8 21 (1.81%) Oracle Database
9 20 (1.72%) Couchbase
9 20 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
10 14 (1.20%) SAP HANA
11 13 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
14 9 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (0.69%) Blockchain
15 8 (0.69%) Redis
16 7 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 54 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 41 (3.53%) Jenkins
3 36 (3.10%) Visual Studio Team System
4 30 (2.58%) TeamCity
5 29 (2.50%) JIRA
6 28 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 22 (1.89%) Visual Studio
8 21 (1.81%) Maven
9 19 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
10 18 (1.55%) Grunt
10 18 (1.55%) gulp
10 18 (1.55%) webpack
11 14 (1.20%) PostCSS
12 12 (1.03%) Ant
13 8 (0.69%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.60%) Gradle
15 6 (0.52%) Hudson
15 6 (0.52%) MSBuild
15 6 (0.52%) Selenium
15 6 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 287 (24.70%) Finance
2 89 (7.66%) Retail
3 87 (7.49%) Banking
4 68 (5.85%) Marketing
5 65 (5.59%) Telecoms
6 62 (5.34%) Manufacturing
7 26 (2.24%) Electronics
8 25 (2.15%) Investment Banking
9 24 (2.07%) Legal
10 19 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
11 17 (1.46%) Advertising
11 17 (1.46%) German Language
11 17 (1.46%) Italian Language
12 11 (0.95%) Law
13 9 (0.77%) Publishing
14 7 (0.60%) Automotive
14 7 (0.60%) Front Office
15 6 (0.52%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.34%) Billing
16 4 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (18.93%) .NET
2 139 (11.96%) HTML
3 110 (9.47%) CSS
4 106 (9.12%) Node.js
5 99 (8.52%) REST
6 95 (8.18%) AngularJS
6 95 (8.18%) Spring
6 95 (8.18%) Web Services
7 77 (6.63%) React
8 61 (5.25%) XML
9 60 (5.16%) Middleware
10 58 (4.99%) jQuery
11 57 (4.91%) J2EE
12 55 (4.73%) ASP.NET Web API
13 54 (4.65%) ASP.NET
14 51 (4.39%) HTML5
15 49 (4.22%) Entity Framework
15 49 (4.22%) SOAP
16 45 (3.87%) RESTful
17 43 (3.70%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 103 (8.86%) Data Centre
2 98 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (6.88%) Enterprise Software
4 76 (6.54%) Fintech
5 72 (6.20%) User Experience
6 54 (4.65%) Computer Science
7 50 (4.30%) Management Information System
8 45 (3.87%) Greenfield Project
8 45 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
9 44 (3.79%) Public Cloud
10 38 (3.27%) N-Tier
11 37 (3.18%) Mobile App
12 28 (2.41%) Cloud Native
13 22 (1.89%) Mainframe
14 20 (1.72%) Data Structures
15 18 (1.55%) Algorithms
16 17 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
17 12 (1.03%) Private Cloud
18 11 (0.95%) Clustering
19 10 (0.86%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 118 (10.15%) Windows
2 87 (7.49%) Linux
3 65 (5.59%) Windows Server
4 54 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (2.84%) Unix
7 23 (1.98%) Windows 10
8 20 (1.72%) AIX
8 20 (1.72%) Solaris
9 15 (1.29%) HPUX
10 13 (1.12%) Android
10 13 (1.12%) Apple iOS
11 11 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.95%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.60%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.26%) CentOS
13 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.086%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 530 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (20.22%) Technical Architecture
3 209 (17.99%) Presales
4 198 (17.04%) Microservices
5 172 (14.80%) DevOps
6 148 (12.74%) Scrum
7 141 (12.13%) Continuous Integration
7 141 (12.13%) Mentoring
8 135 (11.62%) SOA
9 130 (11.19%) TOGAF
10 129 (11.10%) Enterprise Architecture
11 119 (10.24%) Problem-Solving
12 111 (9.55%) Test Automation
13 103 (8.86%) Project Management
14 98 (8.43%) MVC
14 98 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
15 82 (7.06%) Waterfall
16 80 (6.88%) SDLC
17 79 (6.80%) Analytics
17 79 (6.80%) OO
Programming Languages
1 386 (33.22%) Java
2 249 (21.43%) C#
3 206 (17.73%) JavaScript
4 168 (14.46%) SQL
5 51 (4.39%) Java 8
6 48 (4.13%) Python
7 41 (3.53%) T-SQL
8 40 (3.44%) Scala
9 35 (3.01%) C++
10 31 (2.67%) C
11 28 (2.41%) Apex Code
12 23 (1.98%) X++
13 21 (1.81%) PowerShell
14 18 (1.55%) PHP
15 17 (1.46%) Ruby
16 9 (0.77%) ABAP
17 7 (0.60%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.43%) Bash Shell
19 4 (0.34%) Groovy
19 4 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 153 (13.17%) Degree
2 85 (7.31%) Security Cleared
3 59 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 55 (4.73%) MCSE
5 50 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (3.53%) MCP
7 33 (2.84%) CCIE
8 31 (2.67%) CCNA
9 29 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
10 25 (2.15%) CCNP
11 22 (1.89%) TOGAF Certification
12 21 (1.81%) SC Cleared
13 19 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 17 (1.46%) CCIE Data Center
14 17 (1.46%) CCIE Service Provider
15 15 (1.29%) APMP
15 15 (1.29%) CISSP
16 10 (0.86%) EMC Certification
16 10 (0.86%) VCAP
16 10 (0.86%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.13%) QA
2 42 (3.61%) GDPR
3 23 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials
5 15 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 13 (1.12%) WCAG
7 9 (0.77%) SLA
8 7 (0.60%) PMO
9 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.17%) COBIT
10 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.086%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.086%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.086%) PSD2
11 1 (0.086%) SEPA
11 1 (0.086%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 108 (9.29%) Active Directory
2 76 (6.54%) Docker
3 71 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (4.04%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (0.77%) XenApp
6 7 (0.60%) HDFS
6 7 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.52%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.52%) vSphere
7 6 (0.52%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.43%) GPFS
8 5 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.34%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.26%) vCloud
11 2 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.17%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.086%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.086%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 58 (4.99%) Kubernetes
2 30 (2.58%) SCCM
3 23 (1.98%) Puppet
4 19 (1.64%) Ansible
5 17 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (1.38%) SCVMM
7 13 (1.12%) SCOM
8 11 (0.95%) ITRS Geneos
9 9 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
9 9 (0.77%) Terraform
10 6 (0.52%) Oozie
10 6 (0.52%) SCOrch
11 5 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 3 (0.26%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.26%) vRealize
13 2 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
13 2 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 267 (22.98%) Microsoft
2 104 (8.95%) Google
3 101 (8.69%) VMware
4 96 (8.26%) SAP
5 91 (7.83%) Oracle
6 87 (7.49%) Citrix
7 85 (7.31%) Cisco
8 49 (4.22%) Salesforce.com
9 47 (4.04%) NetApp
10 44 (3.79%) HP
11 43 (3.70%) F5
12 42 (3.61%) Splunk
13 40 (3.44%) IBM
14 37 (3.18%) EMC
15 34 (2.93%) Dell
16 32 (2.75%) Red Hat
17 24 (2.07%) hybris
18 20 (1.72%) Juniper
19 17 (1.46%) Nintex
20 14 (1.20%) Workday