Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 178 195
Rank change year-on-year -17 +17 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 33 32 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.59% 0.62% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.65% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 21
Scotland median annual salary £67,500 £57,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.39% +11.65% -14.17%
10th Percentile £53,250 £48,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5425 4916 6134
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.17% 95.98% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3474 3055 3946
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Technical Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh -12 21 £70,000 +33.33% 1
Glasgow 0 10 £67,500 +10.20% 1
North Lanarkshire - 3 £67,500 -
Technical Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 16 (48.48%) SAP
1 16 (48.48%) Technical Architecture
1 16 (48.48%) High Availability
2 12 (36.36%) Degree
2 12 (36.36%) Windows
3 11 (33.33%) Migration
3 11 (33.33%) DevOps
4 10 (30.30%) Data Quality
4 10 (30.30%) SAP HANA
4 10 (30.30%) SAP Data Services
4 10 (30.30%) Data Migration
4 10 (30.30%) Data Integration
4 10 (30.30%) Information Management
4 10 (30.30%) Quality Management
4 10 (30.30%) ETL
4 10 (30.30%) SQL
4 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (30.30%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (30.30%) iPaaS
5 9 (27.27%) Unix
6 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (21.21%) Oracle
7 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
7 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.18%) Firewall
8 6 (18.18%) SAP Basis
8 6 (18.18%) DB2
8 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (18.18%) Cisco
8 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS

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:

Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) iPaaS
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SAP Data Services
1 10 (30.30%) SAP HANA
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
3 6 (18.18%) DB2
4 2 (6.06%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Games
2 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) SAP Basis
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (30.30%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.18%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Unix
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) High Availability
1 16 (48.48%) Technical Architecture
2 11 (33.33%) DevOps
2 11 (33.33%) Migration
3 10 (30.30%) Data Integration
3 10 (30.30%) Data Migration
3 10 (30.30%) ETL
3 10 (30.30%) Information Management
3 10 (30.30%) Quality Management
4 6 (18.18%) API Integration
4 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (18.18%) Creative Thinking
4 6 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (18.18%) SAP Implementation
5 4 (12.12%) IT Strategy
6 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.06%) Identity Management
7 2 (6.06%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) Ruby
3 1 (3.03%) Scala
3 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) SAP
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco
4 4 (12.12%) Capita