Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 371 368 392
Rank change year-on-year -3 +24 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 162 195 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.57% 0.63% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.65% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 120 149 149
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 £55,000 £50,000 £52,400
90th Percentile £85,025 £87,500 £80,250
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

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 27,202 29,939 33,017
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.35% 96.68% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22,523 24,962 27,634
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +24 74 £72,500 +0.69% 16
Surrey +58 52 £68,750 +14.58% 8
Berkshire -9 32 £77,500 +10.71% 11
Buckinghamshire +29 22 £65,000 +4.00% 2
Oxfordshire +15 20 £70,000 -6.67% 3
Hampshire +5 17 £75,000 - 5
East Sussex -21 16 £75,000 +25.00%
West Sussex -36 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 10 December 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 77 (47.53%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (32.10%) Java
3 50 (30.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 45 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
5 42 (25.93%) Microsoft
5 42 (25.93%) Finance
6 41 (25.31%) TOGAF
7 34 (20.99%) Enterprise Architecture
8 33 (20.37%) Technical Architecture
9 32 (19.75%) Problem-Solving
10 31 (19.14%) Management Information System
11 28 (17.28%) Degree
11 28 (17.28%) Information Security
12 27 (16.67%) Thought Leadership
13 26 (16.05%) Presales
13 26 (16.05%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (14.81%) VMware
15 22 (13.58%) Cisco
15 22 (13.58%) Windows
15 22 (13.58%) Data Centre
15 22 (13.58%) IT Strategy
16 21 (12.96%) Self-Motivation
16 21 (12.96%) DevOps
16 21 (12.96%) Linux
17 20 (12.35%) ITIL
17 20 (12.35%) Security Cleared
18 19 (11.73%) Scrum
18 19 (11.73%) SAP
18 19 (11.73%) Technical Leadership
19 18 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

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 7 (4.32%) IIS
1 7 (4.32%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.70%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.47%) Alfresco
3 4 (2.47%) Apache
3 4 (2.47%) JBoss
3 4 (2.47%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.47%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (2.47%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.85%) Confluence
5 2 (1.23%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.62%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.94%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.47%) SAP GRC
4 2 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 50 (30.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (8.02%) IaaS
3 13 (8.02%) PaaS
3 13 (8.02%) SaaS
4 11 (6.79%) Office 365
5 4 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.23%) GitHub
7 2 (1.23%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 2 (1.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 2 (1.23%) Serverless
8 1 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.41%) DNS
2 11 (6.79%) Internet
3 9 (5.56%) Wireless
4 8 (4.94%) HTTP
5 6 (3.70%) Firewall
5 6 (3.70%) Network Security
5 6 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.09%) NAS
6 5 (3.09%) SAN
7 4 (2.47%) DHCP
7 4 (2.47%) SMS
8 3 (1.85%) IPsec
8 3 (1.85%) VLAN
8 3 (1.85%) WAN
9 2 (1.23%) BGP
9 2 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (1.23%) LAN
9 2 (1.23%) OSPF
9 2 (1.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.70%) MySQL
2 6 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.47%) Big Data
3 4 (2.47%) SAP HANA
4 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.23%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.62%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.32%) JIRA
2 5 (3.09%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.47%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.85%) JUnit
5 2 (1.23%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.23%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.23%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.23%) Redmine
5 2 (1.23%) Selenium
6 1 (0.62%) Ant
6 1 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 42 (25.93%) Finance
2 14 (8.64%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.41%) Marketing
4 10 (6.17%) Electronics
4 10 (6.17%) Legal
4 10 (6.17%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.09%) Retail
6 3 (1.85%) Military
7 2 (1.23%) Automotive
7 2 (1.23%) Banking
7 2 (1.23%) Billing
7 2 (1.23%) German Language
7 2 (1.23%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.62%) French Language
8 1 (0.62%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.62%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.11%) Spring
2 16 (9.88%) .NET
3 14 (8.64%) Web Services
4 13 (8.02%) HTML
4 13 (8.02%) J2EE
5 12 (7.41%) SOAP
6 11 (6.79%) REST
7 10 (6.17%) ActiveMQ
8 9 (5.56%) AngularJS
9 8 (4.94%) Apache Camel
9 8 (4.94%) Middleware
9 8 (4.94%) RESTful
10 7 (4.32%) HTML5
11 6 (3.70%) Visualforce
11 6 (3.70%) XML
12 5 (3.09%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (3.09%) Node.js
13 4 (2.47%) SAP Fiori
13 4 (2.47%) SAPUI5
13 4 (2.47%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.14%) Management Information System
2 22 (13.58%) Data Centre
3 21 (12.96%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (9.88%) User Experience
6 14 (8.64%) Mainframe
7 8 (4.94%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (4.94%) W3C
8 7 (4.32%) Clustering
9 6 (3.70%) Public Cloud
10 5 (3.09%) HACMP
11 4 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (2.47%) Private Cloud
12 3 (1.85%) Cyberattack
12 3 (1.85%) PKI
13 2 (1.23%) EMC VMAX
13 2 (1.23%) N-Tier
13 2 (1.23%) Smart Meter
13 2 (1.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.58%) Windows
2 21 (12.96%) Linux
3 11 (6.79%) Unix
4 8 (4.94%) Windows 10
4 8 (4.94%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.09%) AIX
6 5 (3.09%) Solaris
7 4 (2.47%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.85%) Android
8 3 (1.85%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.23%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (47.53%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (25.31%) TOGAF
3 34 (20.99%) Enterprise Architecture
4 33 (20.37%) Technical Architecture
5 32 (19.75%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (17.28%) Information Security
7 27 (16.67%) Thought Leadership
8 26 (16.05%) Presales
8 26 (16.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (13.58%) IT Strategy
10 21 (12.96%) DevOps
11 20 (12.35%) ITIL
12 19 (11.73%) Scrum
12 19 (11.73%) Technical Leadership
13 18 (11.11%) IT Governance
13 18 (11.11%) Project Management
14 17 (10.49%) Analytics
15 16 (9.88%) Microservices
15 16 (9.88%) Validation
15 16 (9.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 52 (32.10%) Java
2 16 (9.88%) C#
2 16 (9.88%) JavaScript
3 13 (8.02%) SQL
4 9 (5.56%) C
5 7 (4.32%) Python
6 6 (3.70%) Apex Code
7 4 (2.47%) ABAP
8 3 (1.85%) PHP
9 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.23%) Scala
9 2 (1.23%) X++
10 1 (0.62%) Go
10 1 (0.62%) Java 8
10 1 (0.62%) Korn
10 1 (0.62%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (17.28%) Degree
2 20 (12.35%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.79%) CISSP
4 10 (6.17%) APMP
4 10 (6.17%) MCSE
4 10 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (3.70%) CCNA
6 6 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.09%) CCIE
7 5 (3.09%) CCNP
7 5 (3.09%) Master's Degree
7 5 (3.09%) SSCP
7 5 (3.09%) TOGAF Certification
8 4 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.47%) MCP
8 4 (2.47%) RHCE
9 3 (1.85%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.85%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (9.26%) Cyber Essentials
3 10 (6.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (3.70%) SLA
5 2 (1.23%) COBIT
5 2 (1.23%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.23%) PMO
5 2 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 12 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.70%) Docker
4 5 (3.09%) GPFS
4 5 (3.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (2.47%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.47%) VMware NSX
5 4 (2.47%) vSphere
6 3 (1.85%) vCloud
6 3 (1.85%) XenApp
6 3 (1.85%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (1.23%) NFS
7 2 (1.23%) Samba
7 2 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (3.09%) Ansible
1 5 (3.09%) Puppet
2 4 (2.47%) SCCM
2 4 (2.47%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (1.85%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.85%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.23%) Nagios
5 1 (0.62%) CASB
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.62%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 42 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.81%) VMware
3 22 (13.58%) Cisco
4 19 (11.73%) SAP
5 13 (8.02%) Citrix
5 13 (8.02%) NetApp
5 13 (8.02%) Oracle
6 12 (7.41%) EMC
7 10 (6.17%) Dell
7 10 (6.17%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (4.94%) IBM
9 6 (3.70%) Google
9 6 (3.70%) HP
10 5 (3.09%) F5
11 4 (2.47%) Adobe
11 4 (2.47%) Splunk
12 3 (1.85%) Juniper
12 3 (1.85%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.23%) 3PAR
13 2 (1.23%) Nimble Storage