The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 25 June 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 / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 146 148
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 10 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.38% 0.60% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.62% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 8
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year - +5.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2490 2737 2998
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.03% 96.58% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1572 1896
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Technical Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Scotland

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Technical Architect in Scotland

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Architect in Scotland

Technical Architect
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +16 7 £69,500 +6.92%
Edinburgh -6 3 £57,000 -15.55% 1
Technical Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Scotland region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 13 (48.15%) SOA
2 11 (40.74%) Finance
3 10 (37.04%) Degree
3 10 (37.04%) Java
3 10 (37.04%) OO
4 9 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
5 8 (29.63%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (29.63%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (29.63%) Mentoring
6 7 (25.93%) Wireframes
6 7 (25.93%) Domain Models
6 7 (25.93%) Use Case
7 6 (22.22%) JSF
7 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
7 6 (22.22%) UML
7 6 (22.22%) Web Services
7 6 (22.22%) C#
7 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
7 6 (22.22%) BPMN
7 6 (22.22%) JPA
7 6 (22.22%) Apache OpenJPA
7 6 (22.22%) RichFaces
8 5 (18.52%) .NET
9 4 (14.81%) Middleware
9 4 (14.81%) BPR
9 4 (14.81%) Client/Server
9 4 (14.81%) Scrum
9 4 (14.81%) Network Design
9 4 (14.81%) Computer Science

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (7.41%) Apache
1 2 (7.41%) CMS
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.41%) OLTP
3 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (3.70%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Apache OpenJPA
1 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
1 6 (22.22%) JPA
1 6 (22.22%) JSF
1 6 (22.22%) RichFaces
1 6 (22.22%) Web Services
2 5 (18.52%) .NET
3 4 (14.81%) Apache CXF
3 4 (14.81%) Middleware
4 2 (7.41%) CGI
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.70%) HTML
5 1 (3.70%) REST
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.81%) Client/Server
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.70%) Fintech
3 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Android
1 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) SOA
2 10 (37.04%) OO
3 9 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
4 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (29.63%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (29.63%) Mentoring
4 8 (29.63%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (25.93%) Domain Models
5 7 (25.93%) Use Case
5 7 (25.93%) Wireframes
6 6 (22.22%) BPMN
6 6 (22.22%) UML
7 4 (14.81%) BPR
7 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (14.81%) Financial Modelling
7 4 (14.81%) Network Architecture
7 4 (14.81%) Network Design
7 4 (14.81%) Scrum
7 4 (14.81%) SDLC
8 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
4 2 (7.41%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) Scala
5 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Xamarin
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