Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architect
England > South East
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 376 399 414
Rank change year-on-year +23 +15 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 168 148 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.58% 0.51% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.53% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 117 100 127
South East median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £56,625 £51,125 £50,750
90th Percentile £94,500 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 28,086 28,103 34,132
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.71% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 23,339 23,444 28,680
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,680 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in the South East

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Technical Architect in the South East

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in the South East over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Architect in the South East

Technical Architect
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Thames Valley +36 81 £75,000 +7.14% 13
Surrey +50 50 £70,000 +27.27% 3
Berkshire -10 37 £77,500 +10.71% 6
Oxfordshire +15 23 £70,000 -6.67% 5
Buckinghamshire +32 21 £65,000 - 2
Hampshire -27 17 £75,000 +15.38% 1
East Sussex -36 16 £75,000 +25.00% 2
West Sussex -6 3 £75,000 +50.00% 1
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 South East region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 78 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (32.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (27.98%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (27.38%) TOGAF
4 46 (27.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 46 (27.38%) Java
5 44 (26.19%) Microsoft
6 43 (25.60%) Technical Architecture
7 40 (23.81%) Finance
8 39 (23.21%) Degree
9 36 (21.43%) Management Information System
10 33 (19.64%) Information Security
11 31 (18.45%) Problem-Solving
12 30 (17.86%) Presales
13 27 (16.07%) Project Management
14 26 (15.48%) Self-Motivation
15 25 (14.88%) Windows
15 25 (14.88%) VMware
16 24 (14.29%) ITIL
16 24 (14.29%) IT Strategy
16 24 (14.29%) Security Cleared
17 23 (13.69%) Data Centre
17 23 (13.69%) Stakeholder Management
18 22 (13.10%) Linux
18 22 (13.10%) Cisco
19 21 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 21 (12.50%) DevOps
20 20 (11.90%) Cyber Essentials
21 19 (11.31%) Scrum
21 19 (11.31%) PRINCE2

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.98%) Apache
2 5 (2.98%) IIS
2 5 (2.98%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.38%) Confluence
3 4 (2.38%) JBoss
4 3 (1.79%) Alfresco
4 3 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.79%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.79%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.19%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.19%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.60%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.76%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (2.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.38%) SAP GRC
4 3 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 55 (32.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (27.98%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (10.12%) Office 365
3 17 (10.12%) SaaS
4 12 (7.14%) IaaS
4 12 (7.14%) PaaS
5 9 (5.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.19%) GitHub
7 2 (1.19%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 2 (1.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 2 (1.19%) Serverless
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.74%) DNS
2 10 (5.95%) Network Security
2 10 (5.95%) Wireless
3 8 (4.76%) HTTP
3 8 (4.76%) Internet
4 6 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.98%) DHCP
6 4 (2.38%) SMS
7 3 (1.79%) Firewall
7 3 (1.79%) IPsec
7 3 (1.79%) SAN
7 3 (1.79%) WAN
8 2 (1.19%) NAS
8 2 (1.19%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.19%) Skype
9 1 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.60%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.60%) FCoE
9 1 (0.60%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.98%) MySQL
2 5 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.38%) Big Data
3 4 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.38%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.19%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.19%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.19%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.60%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.17%) JIRA
2 5 (2.98%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.79%) JUnit
5 2 (1.19%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.19%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.19%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.19%) Selenium
6 1 (0.60%) Ant
6 1 (0.60%) Redmine
6 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.60%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 40 (23.81%) Finance
2 17 (10.12%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.95%) Legal
3 10 (5.95%) Marketing
4 8 (4.76%) Electronics
4 8 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.17%) Banking
5 7 (4.17%) German Language
5 7 (4.17%) Italian Language
6 5 (2.98%) Retail
7 2 (1.19%) Billing
7 2 (1.19%) French Language
7 2 (1.19%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.19%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.60%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.52%) HTML
2 15 (8.93%) Spring
3 14 (8.33%) .NET
3 14 (8.33%) REST
4 13 (7.74%) SOAP
5 10 (5.95%) ActiveMQ
5 10 (5.95%) Visualforce
5 10 (5.95%) Web Services
6 9 (5.36%) Middleware
7 8 (4.76%) AngularJS
7 8 (4.76%) Apache Camel
7 8 (4.76%) J2EE
8 6 (3.57%) HTML5
9 5 (2.98%) XML
10 4 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (2.38%) Node.js
10 4 (2.38%) RESTful
10 4 (2.38%) SAP Fiori
10 4 (2.38%) SAPUI5
11 3 (1.79%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 26 (15.48%) Self-Motivation
3 23 (13.69%) Data Centre
4 17 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (9.52%) User Experience
6 14 (8.33%) Mainframe
7 8 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (4.76%) W3C
8 7 (4.17%) Clustering
8 7 (4.17%) EMC VMAX
9 6 (3.57%) Public Cloud
10 5 (2.98%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (2.98%) HACMP
11 4 (2.38%) Computer Science
11 4 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (2.38%) Private Cloud
12 3 (1.79%) Cyberattack
12 3 (1.79%) PKI
13 2 (1.19%) N-Tier
13 2 (1.19%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.88%) Windows
2 22 (13.10%) Linux
3 12 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 10 (5.95%) Unix
5 9 (5.36%) Windows 10
6 7 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.98%) AIX
7 5 (2.98%) Solaris
7 5 (2.98%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.79%) Android
8 3 (1.79%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.79%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.60%) CentOS
10 1 (0.60%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (27.38%) Enterprise Architecture
2 46 (27.38%) TOGAF
3 43 (25.60%) Technical Architecture
4 33 (19.64%) Information Security
5 31 (18.45%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (17.86%) Presales
7 27 (16.07%) Project Management
8 24 (14.29%) IT Strategy
8 24 (14.29%) ITIL
9 23 (13.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (12.50%) DevOps
11 19 (11.31%) PRINCE2
11 19 (11.31%) Scrum
12 18 (10.71%) IT Governance
12 18 (10.71%) Security Architecture
12 18 (10.71%) UML
13 17 (10.12%) Customer Engagement
13 17 (10.12%) Service Management
13 17 (10.12%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 46 (27.38%) Java
2 18 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 15 (8.93%) C#
4 10 (5.95%) Apex Code
4 10 (5.95%) SQL
5 7 (4.17%) C
6 6 (3.57%) Python
7 4 (2.38%) ABAP
8 3 (1.79%) PHP
8 3 (1.79%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.19%) Scala
9 2 (1.19%) X++
10 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.60%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 39 (23.21%) Degree
2 24 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 15 (8.93%) APMP
4 11 (6.55%) MCSE
4 11 (6.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (5.95%) CISSP
6 9 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (4.76%) CCIE
7 8 (4.76%) CCNA
7 8 (4.76%) MCP
8 7 (4.17%) CCIE Data Center
8 7 (4.17%) CCIE Service Provider
8 7 (4.17%) EMC Certification
8 7 (4.17%) VCAP
8 7 (4.17%) VCDX
9 6 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (2.98%) Master's Degree
10 5 (2.98%) TOGAF Certification
11 4 (2.38%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (11.90%) Cyber Essentials
3 15 (8.93%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (2.98%) SLA
5 2 (1.19%) COBIT
5 2 (1.19%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.19%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.19%) PMO
5 2 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.95%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.98%) Docker
3 5 (2.98%) GPFS
3 5 (2.98%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (1.79%) vCloud
4 3 (1.79%) VMware NSX
5 2 (1.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.19%) vSphere
6 1 (0.60%) NFS
6 1 (0.60%) Samba
6 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (2.98%) SCCM
2 4 (2.38%) Ansible
2 4 (2.38%) Puppet
3 3 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.19%) Nagios
4 2 (1.19%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.60%) CASB
5 1 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.60%) Nessus
5 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.60%) Nmap
5 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.88%) VMware
3 22 (13.10%) Cisco
4 18 (10.71%) NetApp
4 18 (10.71%) SAP
5 17 (10.12%) EMC
6 14 (8.33%) Dell
7 13 (7.74%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (6.55%) Citrix
9 10 (5.95%) Splunk
10 9 (5.36%) F5
10 9 (5.36%) Google
10 9 (5.36%) Oracle
11 8 (4.76%) IBM
12 4 (2.38%) Adobe
12 4 (2.38%) HP
12 4 (2.38%) Juniper
13 3 (1.79%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.79%) SolarWinds
14 2 (1.19%) webMethods