Period
to 17 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £76,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 405 427 461
Rank change year-on-year +22 +34 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 1,264 1,188 1,243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.77% 0.71% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.74% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 883 923 999
England median annual salary £76,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.52% +3.57% +3.70%
10th Percentile £55,000 £51,600 £47,500
90th Percentile £97,250 £96,000 £90,400
UK median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%

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 158,137 160,825 184,966
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.28% 96.23% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 128,856 132,397 157,080
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 17 July 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 July 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 +15 685 £80,000 - 65
North of England +42 165 £70,000 +3.70% 34
South East +28 142 £70,000 +7.69% 21
Midlands +7 89 £77,500 +19.23% 18
South West -6 80 £70,000 +7.69% 8
East of England +13 79 £72,500 +20.83% 9
Yorkshire +43 77 £70,000 +3.70% 7
North West +19 77 £70,000 - 21
West Midlands +16 61 £70,000 +16.67% 14
East Midlands -9 25 £80,000 +14.29% 4
North East -11 10 £52,500 -12.50% 6
Technical Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 475 (37.58%) Agile Software Development
2 362 (28.64%) Java
3 333 (26.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 320 (25.32%) Amazon AWS
5 313 (24.76%) Microsoft
6 299 (23.66%) Finance
7 277 (21.91%) Presales
8 254 (20.09%) .NET
9 231 (18.28%) Technical Architecture
10 215 (17.01%) Degree
11 205 (16.22%) C#
12 191 (15.11%) SQL
13 181 (14.32%) JavaScript
14 172 (13.61%) SQL Server
15 171 (13.53%) Big Data
16 157 (12.42%) Windows
17 155 (12.26%) Cisco
18 144 (11.39%) SOA
19 142 (11.23%) Mentoring
20 141 (11.16%) VMware
21 139 (11.00%) HTML
22 137 (10.84%) Retail
22 137 (10.84%) TOGAF
23 132 (10.44%) Scrum
23 132 (10.44%) Data Centre
24 129 (10.21%) Microservices
25 124 (9.81%) Continuous Integration
26 120 (9.49%) Banking
26 120 (9.49%) Test Automation
27 119 (9.41%) Analytics

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 58 (4.59%) Apache Spark
2 47 (3.72%) IIS
3 46 (3.64%) SharePoint
4 40 (3.16%) Tomcat
5 35 (2.77%) Apache
6 23 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 21 (1.66%) CMS
8 17 (1.34%) JBoss
9 15 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (1.11%) MS Exchange
10 14 (1.11%) SAS
11 13 (1.03%) WebSphere
12 12 (0.95%) WebLogic
13 11 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 11 (0.87%) Confluence
14 10 (0.79%) Ethereum
15 9 (0.71%) EPiServer
15 9 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
16 8 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (0.63%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (1.11%) MS Visio
2 12 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.079%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 54 (4.27%) Dynamics AX
2 42 (3.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.87%) SAP S/4HANA
4 10 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.55%) SAP Hybris
6 4 (0.32%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 2 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.16%) Magento
7 2 (0.16%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.079%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 333 (26.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 320 (25.32%) Amazon AWS
3 100 (7.91%) Office 365
4 92 (7.28%) SaaS
5 70 (5.54%) PaaS
6 67 (5.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 64 (5.06%) Dynamics 365
8 58 (4.59%) IaaS
9 40 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
10 30 (2.37%) npm
11 20 (1.58%) Amazon EMR
12 18 (1.42%) Amazon S3
12 18 (1.42%) IBM Cloud
13 17 (1.34%) Force.com
14 16 (1.27%) Amazon Kinesis
15 13 (1.03%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 11 (0.87%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 7 (0.55%) GitHub
18 6 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
18 6 (0.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 83 (6.57%) HTTP
2 81 (6.41%) Wireless
3 49 (3.88%) Network Security
4 47 (3.72%) Unified Communications
5 40 (3.16%) Wireless Security
6 35 (2.77%) WAN
7 31 (2.45%) Firewall
8 30 (2.37%) LAN
9 20 (1.58%) Wireshark
10 19 (1.50%) SSL
11 18 (1.42%) Kerberos
11 18 (1.42%) SAN
12 16 (1.27%) Internet
12 16 (1.27%) TCP/IP
13 13 (1.03%) NetScaler
14 12 (0.95%) DNS
15 11 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (0.87%) VPN
16 10 (0.79%) Software-Defined Networking
17 9 (0.71%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (13.61%) SQL Server
2 171 (13.53%) Big Data
3 82 (6.49%) NoSQL
4 74 (5.85%) Hadoop
5 63 (4.98%) Relational Database
6 42 (3.32%) RDBMS
7 35 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (2.14%) MongoDB
8 27 (2.14%) MySQL
9 23 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 22 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
11 17 (1.34%) Impala
12 16 (1.27%) Amazon QuickSight
12 16 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
12 16 (1.27%) HBase
12 16 (1.27%) Parquet
12 16 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (1.27%) Sqoop
13 15 (1.19%) Blockchain
13 15 (1.19%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 49 (3.88%) Git (software)
2 34 (2.69%) webpack
3 31 (2.45%) Grunt
3 31 (2.45%) gulp
4 29 (2.29%) TeamCity
5 26 (2.06%) PostCSS
6 25 (1.98%) Visual Studio Team System
7 24 (1.90%) Jenkins
7 24 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (1.58%) JIRA
8 20 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
9 18 (1.42%) Fiddler
10 9 (0.71%) Subversion
11 6 (0.47%) Gradle
11 6 (0.47%) Maven
11 6 (0.47%) Selenium
11 6 (0.47%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.32%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.32%) Gerrit
12 4 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 299 (23.66%) Finance
2 137 (10.84%) Retail
3 120 (9.49%) Banking
4 75 (5.93%) Telecoms
5 72 (5.70%) Manufacturing
6 57 (4.51%) Marketing
7 50 (3.96%) Pharmaceutical
8 40 (3.16%) Advertising
9 35 (2.77%) German Language
9 35 (2.77%) Italian Language
10 17 (1.34%) Legal
11 14 (1.11%) Electronics
11 14 (1.11%) Investment Banking
12 10 (0.79%) Automotive
13 9 (0.71%) Games
14 7 (0.55%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.47%) Billing
15 6 (0.47%) Publishing
16 5 (0.40%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.40%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (20.09%) .NET
2 139 (11.00%) HTML
3 113 (8.94%) CSS
4 103 (8.15%) Web Services
5 99 (7.83%) REST
6 96 (7.59%) Node.js
7 93 (7.36%) AngularJS
8 71 (5.62%) XML
9 65 (5.14%) React
10 61 (4.83%) RESTful
11 58 (4.59%) Ajax
12 57 (4.51%) Spring
13 55 (4.35%) jQuery
14 48 (3.80%) ASP.NET
15 45 (3.56%) Kafka
16 43 (3.40%) SOAP
17 40 (3.16%) Middleware
18 39 (3.09%) J2EE
18 39 (3.09%) JSON
19 38 (3.01%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 132 (10.44%) Data Centre
2 109 (8.62%) Enterprise Software
3 90 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
4 76 (6.01%) Computer Science
5 71 (5.62%) User Experience
6 66 (5.22%) Mobile App
7 62 (4.91%) Greenfield Project
8 60 (4.75%) Public Cloud
9 40 (3.16%) Management Information System
10 39 (3.09%) Fintech
11 37 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
12 27 (2.14%) N-Tier
13 23 (1.82%) EMC VMAX
13 23 (1.82%) NHS
13 23 (1.82%) PKI
14 20 (1.58%) Algorithms
15 19 (1.50%) Virtual Team
16 17 (1.34%) Clustering
16 17 (1.34%) Data Structures
17 15 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 157 (12.42%) Windows
2 100 (7.91%) Linux
3 75 (5.93%) Windows Server
4 63 (4.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (2.93%) Unix
7 30 (2.37%) Windows 10
8 15 (1.19%) AIX
9 11 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.87%) Windows 8
10 10 (0.79%) HPUX
10 10 (0.79%) Solaris
11 6 (0.47%) Android
12 5 (0.40%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.32%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.32%) CentOS
14 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.16%) Debian
15 2 (0.16%) Kali Linux
15 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (37.58%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (21.91%) Presales
3 231 (18.28%) Technical Architecture
4 144 (11.39%) SOA
5 142 (11.23%) Mentoring
6 137 (10.84%) TOGAF
7 132 (10.44%) Scrum
8 129 (10.21%) Microservices
9 124 (9.81%) Continuous Integration
10 120 (9.49%) Test Automation
11 119 (9.41%) Analytics
12 118 (9.34%) DevOps
12 118 (9.34%) Problem-Solving
13 114 (9.02%) Enterprise Architecture
14 105 (8.31%) Project Management
15 104 (8.23%) SDLC
16 103 (8.15%) TDD
17 96 (7.59%) Decision-Making
18 87 (6.88%) Customer Requirements
18 87 (6.88%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 362 (28.64%) Java
2 205 (16.22%) C#
3 191 (15.11%) SQL
4 181 (14.32%) JavaScript
5 69 (5.46%) Python
6 54 (4.27%) C++
7 46 (3.64%) Scala
8 40 (3.16%) T-SQL
9 35 (2.77%) Java 8
10 29 (2.29%) Apex Code
10 29 (2.29%) X++
11 28 (2.22%) PowerShell
12 27 (2.14%) PHP
13 25 (1.98%) Ruby
14 23 (1.82%) Go
15 20 (1.58%) C
16 19 (1.50%) Shell Script
17 16 (1.27%) VBScript
18 12 (0.95%) ABAP
19 10 (0.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 215 (17.01%) Degree
2 99 (7.83%) Cisco Certification
3 84 (6.65%) CCIE
3 84 (6.65%) Security Cleared
4 76 (6.01%) CCNA
5 71 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 52 (4.11%) MCSE
7 42 (3.32%) CCNP
8 38 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
9 37 (2.93%) MCP
10 35 (2.77%) CCIE Data Center
10 35 (2.77%) CCIE Service Provider
11 31 (2.45%) TOGAF Certification
12 28 (2.22%) SC Cleared
13 25 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 23 (1.82%) EMC Certification
15 21 (1.66%) VCAP
15 21 (1.66%) VCDX
16 16 (1.27%) PhD
17 15 (1.19%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.43%) QA
2 24 (1.90%) GDPR
3 23 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.50%) WCAG
5 18 (1.42%) Cyber Essentials
6 15 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 11 (0.87%) PMO
8 7 (0.55%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.40%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.24%) GCP
11 2 (0.16%) HL7
11 2 (0.16%) MiFID
11 2 (0.16%) Web Application Security Consortium
12 1 (0.079%) COBIT
12 1 (0.079%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.079%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.079%) PSD2
12 1 (0.079%) SEPA
System Software
1 109 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 97 (7.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 46 (3.64%) Docker
5 17 (1.34%) Apache Flume
5 17 (1.34%) HDFS
6 16 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
7 15 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (1.11%) BitLocker
9 11 (0.87%) XenApp
10 9 (0.71%) vSphere
11 6 (0.47%) VMware NSX
12 4 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.32%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.24%) NFS
14 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
15 1 (0.079%) Firmware
15 1 (0.079%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 34 (2.69%) SCCM
2 32 (2.53%) Kubernetes
3 25 (1.98%) Puppet
4 19 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (1.42%) SCVMM
6 17 (1.34%) Oozie
7 15 (1.19%) Ansible
8 12 (0.95%) ITRS Geneos
9 6 (0.47%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.40%) SCOM
11 4 (0.32%) Kibana
11 4 (0.32%) Terraform
11 4 (0.32%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.32%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 3 (0.24%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.24%) Salt
12 3 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
13 2 (0.16%) Nessus
Vendors
1 313 (24.76%) Microsoft
2 155 (12.26%) Cisco
3 141 (11.16%) VMware
4 99 (7.83%) Citrix
5 95 (7.52%) Oracle
6 91 (7.20%) F5
7 85 (6.72%) EMC
8 84 (6.65%) Google
9 78 (6.17%) Dell
9 78 (6.17%) NetApp
9 78 (6.17%) Splunk
10 73 (5.78%) SAP
11 67 (5.30%) Salesforce.com
12 39 (3.09%) IBM
13 26 (2.06%) HP
14 25 (1.98%) Red Hat
15 21 (1.66%) Juniper
16 20 (1.58%) hybris
17 18 (1.42%) ForgeRock
18 14 (1.11%) Nintex