Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 439 393 422
Rank change year-on-year -46 +29 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 1,124 1,278 1,440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.69% 0.76% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.79% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 864 1,035 1,193
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £94,625 £96,250 £92,250
UK median annual salary £72,500 £74,250 £67,500
% change year-on-year -2.36% +10.00% +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 155,736 162,015 186,712
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.03% 96.48% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 127,478 135,899 157,582
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,550
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.28% +1.22%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -20 539 £80,000 - 78
South East +29 212 £62,500 -7.41% 19
North of England +11 150 £65,000 -7.14% 39
Midlands -15 109 £69,250 -1.07% 20
North West -3 84 £62,500 -10.71% 24
West Midlands +42 77 £67,500 - 13
South West -12 68 £67,500 -15.63% 6
Yorkshire +25 54 £70,000 +12.00% 10
East of England -21 38 £67,500 +3.85% 8
East Midlands -37 31 £71,750 +2.50% 7
North East -11 12 £44,000 -2.22% 5
Technical Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 489 (43.51%) Agile Software Development
2 357 (31.76%) Java
3 290 (25.80%) .NET
4 268 (23.84%) Finance
5 246 (21.89%) Microsoft
6 199 (17.70%) SQL
7 188 (16.73%) C#
8 186 (16.55%) Amazon AWS
9 177 (15.75%) Microsoft Azure
10 174 (15.48%) Oracle
11 170 (15.12%) JavaScript
12 168 (14.95%) Scrum
13 163 (14.50%) Technical Architecture
14 157 (13.97%) Degree
15 155 (13.79%) SQL Server
16 136 (12.10%) TDD
17 133 (11.83%) Big Data
18 132 (11.74%) Presales
19 130 (11.57%) TOGAF
20 124 (11.03%) Computer Science
20 124 (11.03%) Microservices
21 123 (10.94%) DevOps
22 121 (10.77%) Migration
23 119 (10.59%) Banking
23 119 (10.59%) NoSQL
24 115 (10.23%) Mentoring
25 112 (9.96%) Retail
26 108 (9.61%) HTML
27 107 (9.52%) SOA
28 105 (9.34%) Kanban

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 61 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 24 (2.14%) Apache Spark
4 23 (2.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 20 (1.78%) Skype for Business
6 18 (1.60%) Tomcat
7 17 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 16 (1.42%) JBoss
9 15 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (1.33%) WebLogic
10 14 (1.25%) NetWeaver
10 14 (1.25%) SAS
10 14 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (0.98%) Apache
12 10 (0.89%) OpenStack
13 9 (0.80%) Apache Solr
14 8 (0.71%) CMS
14 8 (0.71%) Jetty
15 6 (0.53%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.27%) Acrobat
2 3 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.27%) PaintShop Pro
3 2 (0.18%) Doxygen
3 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.07%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (0.53%) SAP CO
4 6 (0.53%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.44%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.36%) SAP GRC
7 3 (0.27%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.089%) Eagle PACE
9 1 (0.089%) OPENHousing
9 1 (0.089%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.089%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.089%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 186 (16.55%) Amazon AWS
2 177 (15.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (7.74%) SaaS
4 62 (5.52%) Office 365
5 52 (4.63%) Cloud Computing
6 49 (4.36%) IaaS
7 44 (3.91%) PaaS
8 25 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
9 21 (1.87%) Serverless
10 19 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
11 18 (1.60%) npm
12 15 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
12 15 (1.33%) Force.com
13 10 (0.89%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 9 (0.80%) OneDrive
15 7 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
16 6 (0.53%) G Suite
16 6 (0.53%) iPaaS
17 5 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 5 (0.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 49 (4.36%) WAN
2 42 (3.74%) SAN
3 40 (3.56%) Firewall
4 38 (3.38%) HTTP
5 37 (3.29%) LAN
6 36 (3.20%) Wireless
7 30 (2.67%) VPN
8 21 (1.87%) VoIP
9 20 (1.78%) Network Security
9 20 (1.78%) SSL
10 15 (1.33%) Internet
10 15 (1.33%) Skype
11 13 (1.16%) DNS
11 13 (1.16%) MPLS
12 10 (0.89%) OSPF
13 9 (0.80%) Ethernet
13 9 (0.80%) VLAN
14 8 (0.71%) IPsec
14 8 (0.71%) SMS
14 8 (0.71%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 133 (11.83%) Big Data
3 119 (10.59%) NoSQL
4 71 (6.32%) MySQL
5 51 (4.54%) Relational Database
6 49 (4.36%) Hadoop
7 48 (4.27%) Oracle Database
8 42 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (2.67%) MongoDB
10 25 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (2.22%) RDBMS
11 23 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
12 18 (1.60%) SAP HANA
12 18 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (1.42%) Redis
14 15 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
15 14 (1.25%) OLAP
16 13 (1.16%) Apache Hive
17 12 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (3.02%) Git (software)
2 30 (2.67%) JIRA
3 28 (2.49%) Grunt
4 24 (2.14%) Jenkins
5 20 (1.78%) webpack
6 19 (1.69%) Visual Studio
7 18 (1.60%) gulp
8 15 (1.33%) PostCSS
9 14 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (1.16%) Cucumber
11 10 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (0.80%) Selenium
13 8 (0.71%) Bower
14 7 (0.62%) Bitbucket
14 7 (0.62%) TeamCity
15 6 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
16 5 (0.44%) JUnit
17 4 (0.36%) Maven
18 3 (0.27%) Lombardi
18 3 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
General
1 268 (23.84%) Finance
2 119 (10.59%) Banking
3 112 (9.96%) Retail
4 62 (5.52%) Investment Banking
5 53 (4.72%) Retail Banking
6 26 (2.31%) Legal
7 25 (2.22%) Telecoms
8 23 (2.05%) Marketing
9 19 (1.69%) Manufacturing
10 18 (1.60%) Advertising
11 16 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (0.89%) Games
13 7 (0.62%) Electronics
13 7 (0.62%) Law
14 5 (0.44%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.44%) German Language
14 5 (0.44%) Italian Language
14 5 (0.44%) Publishing
15 3 (0.27%) Local Government
16 2 (0.18%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (25.80%) .NET
2 108 (9.61%) HTML
3 103 (9.16%) Web Services
4 94 (8.36%) AngularJS
5 87 (7.74%) CSS
6 79 (7.03%) Node.js
7 73 (6.49%) REST
8 66 (5.87%) J2EE
9 55 (4.89%) RESTful
10 52 (4.63%) XML
11 51 (4.54%) ASP.NET
11 51 (4.54%) SOAP
11 51 (4.54%) Spring
12 48 (4.27%) JSON
13 39 (3.47%) Middleware
14 38 (3.38%) Ajax
15 36 (3.20%) React
16 35 (3.11%) .NET Framework
17 34 (3.02%) HTML5
17 34 (3.02%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 124 (11.03%) Computer Science
2 98 (8.72%) Enterprise Software
3 68 (6.05%) Mobile App
4 59 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (4.89%) User Experience
6 52 (4.63%) Greenfield Project
7 50 (4.45%) Data Centre
8 43 (3.83%) Algorithms
9 40 (3.56%) Management Information System
10 31 (2.76%) Clustering
11 20 (1.78%) Public Cloud
12 18 (1.60%) Virtual Team
13 13 (1.16%) Client/Server
13 13 (1.16%) Data Structures
14 12 (1.07%) Fintech
14 12 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
15 9 (0.80%) Digital Media
16 7 (0.62%) iPad
17 5 (0.44%) DataPower
17 5 (0.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 102 (9.07%) Windows
2 60 (5.34%) Linux
3 56 (4.98%) Unix
4 34 (3.02%) Windows Server
5 16 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.80%) Android
7 9 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.71%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.62%) CentOS
9 7 (0.62%) Solaris
9 7 (0.62%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.44%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.36%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.27%) Debian
12 3 (0.27%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.18%) AIX
13 2 (0.18%) Fedora
13 2 (0.18%) HPUX
13 2 (0.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (43.51%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (14.95%) Scrum
3 163 (14.50%) Technical Architecture
4 136 (12.10%) TDD
5 132 (11.74%) Presales
6 130 (11.57%) TOGAF
7 124 (11.03%) Microservices
8 123 (10.94%) DevOps
9 121 (10.77%) Migration
10 115 (10.23%) Mentoring
11 107 (9.52%) SOA
12 105 (9.34%) Kanban
13 104 (9.25%) SDLC
14 103 (9.16%) Project Management
15 87 (7.74%) Test Automation
16 85 (7.56%) MVC
17 84 (7.47%) Software Delivery
18 83 (7.38%) High Availability
19 82 (7.30%) Analytics
20 78 (6.94%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 357 (31.76%) Java
2 199 (17.70%) SQL
3 188 (16.73%) C#
4 170 (15.12%) JavaScript
5 100 (8.90%) PHP
6 85 (7.56%) Python
7 52 (4.63%) C++
8 40 (3.56%) Perl
9 37 (3.29%) C
10 35 (3.11%) Ruby
11 34 (3.02%) Scala
12 27 (2.40%) PowerShell
13 21 (1.87%) PL/SQL
14 17 (1.51%) Apex Code
14 17 (1.51%) Go
15 9 (0.80%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.62%) Elixir
17 6 (0.53%) ABAP
17 6 (0.53%) Java 9
17 6 (0.53%) X++
Qualifications
1 157 (13.97%) Degree
2 55 (4.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (4.45%) Cisco Certification
3 50 (4.45%) Master's Degree
4 42 (3.74%) CCNA
4 42 (3.74%) MCSE
4 42 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (2.31%) Security Cleared
6 21 (1.87%) CCIE
6 21 (1.87%) SC Cleared
7 13 (1.16%) CCNP
8 12 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (0.98%) JNCIP
10 9 (0.80%) AWS Certification
11 8 (0.71%) CCDP
11 8 (0.71%) MBA
12 7 (0.62%) CCDE
13 6 (0.53%) CCDA
13 6 (0.53%) JNCIE
14 5 (0.44%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.91%) QA
2 22 (1.96%) SLA
3 20 (1.78%) Data Quality
4 17 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.33%) WCAG
6 10 (0.89%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.62%) GCP
8 6 (0.53%) GDPR
8 6 (0.53%) PA-DSS
9 5 (0.44%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (0.44%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 4 (0.36%) PMO
11 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.18%) EMIR
12 2 (0.18%) ISO 13485
12 2 (0.18%) MISRA
12 2 (0.18%) MISRA C
12 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 101 (8.99%) Active Directory
2 64 (5.69%) Hyper-V
3 49 (4.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (3.20%) Docker
5 18 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (0.62%) XenApp
8 5 (0.44%) HDFS
9 4 (0.36%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.36%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.18%) vSphere
12 1 (0.089%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.089%) Firmware
12 1 (0.089%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 28 (2.49%) Microsoft Clustering
2 24 (2.14%) SCCM
3 23 (2.05%) Puppet
4 22 (1.96%) Kubernetes
5 11 (0.98%) Ansible
6 10 (0.89%) SCVMM
7 9 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.80%) SCOM
8 8 (0.71%) Mesos
8 8 (0.71%) Terraform
9 6 (0.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 6 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.44%) Oozie
10 5 (0.44%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.27%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (0.27%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.27%) WSUS
12 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 246 (21.89%) Microsoft
2 174 (15.48%) Oracle
3 78 (6.94%) VMware
4 60 (5.34%) SAP
5 57 (5.07%) Cisco
6 42 (3.74%) Google
7 38 (3.38%) HP
8 36 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
9 35 (3.11%) Citrix
10 33 (2.94%) F5
11 31 (2.76%) Murex
12 30 (2.67%) 3PAR
13 22 (1.96%) IBM
14 18 (1.60%) Red Hat
15 15 (1.33%) Juniper
15 15 (1.33%) NetApp
16 12 (1.07%) Cadence
16 12 (1.07%) Capita
16 12 (1.07%) EMC
16 12 (1.07%) ServiceNow