The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 133 134
Rank change year-on-year +14 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 17 28 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.73% 0.95% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.01% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 17
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -23.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.84% +4.00%  

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 2229 2780 2983
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.95% 94.78% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1369 1809 1842
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 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 28 March 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
Edinburgh +9 10 £52,500 -22.22% 2
Glasgow +8 7 £75,000 +15.38% 1
Technical Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 29 (58.00%) SOA
2 24 (48.00%) Java
3 23 (46.00%) OO
3 23 (46.00%) Use Case
4 22 (44.00%) UML
4 22 (44.00%) Mentoring
5 20 (40.00%) Domain Models
6 19 (38.00%) Wireframes
6 19 (38.00%) OOA/OOD
6 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (28.00%) Finance
8 13 (26.00%) Red Hat
8 13 (26.00%) Open Source
9 12 (24.00%) JPA
9 12 (24.00%) Hibernate
9 12 (24.00%) Web Services
10 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 10 (20.00%) Apache OpenJPA
10 10 (20.00%) BPMN
10 10 (20.00%) RichFaces
10 10 (20.00%) JSF
11 9 (18.00%) TOGAF
12 8 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (16.00%) Presales
12 8 (16.00%) Infrastructure Management
13 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Architecture
13 7 (14.00%) Apache CXF
13 7 (14.00%) Middleware
14 5 (10.00%) BPR
14 5 (10.00%) Client/Server

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 3 (6.00%) Apache
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.00%) OLTP
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (28.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) Hibernate
1 12 (24.00%) JPA
1 12 (24.00%) Web Services
2 10 (20.00%) Apache OpenJPA
2 10 (20.00%) JSF
2 10 (20.00%) RichFaces
3 7 (14.00%) Apache CXF
3 7 (14.00%) Middleware
4 2 (4.00%) .NET
4 2 (4.00%) Apache Camel
4 2 (4.00%) CGI
4 2 (4.00%) J2EE
4 2 (4.00%) Java EE
4 2 (4.00%) SOAP
4 2 (4.00%) Spring
4 2 (4.00%) XML
4 2 (4.00%) XSD
5 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.00%) HTML
5 1 (2.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Linux
1 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Android
2 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) SOA
2 23 (46.00%) OO
2 23 (46.00%) Use Case
3 22 (44.00%) Mentoring
3 22 (44.00%) UML
4 20 (40.00%) Domain Models
5 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (38.00%) OOA/OOD
5 19 (38.00%) Wireframes
6 13 (26.00%) Open Source
7 10 (20.00%) BPMN
8 9 (18.00%) TOGAF
9 8 (16.00%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (16.00%) Presales
9 8 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (10.00%) BPR
11 5 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
11 5 (10.00%) Network Design
11 5 (10.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.00%) Java
2 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.00%) C#
4 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) Xamarin
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