Period
to 19 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

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
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 275 309 378
Rank change year-on-year +34 +69 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 44 167 144
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.44% 0.73% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.76% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69 173 116
Median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £54,570 £47,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £96,000 £98,750 £82,500
England median annual salary £72,500 £71,526 £75,000
% change year-on-year +1.36% -4.63% -

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 9,600 21,968 25,645
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 95.85% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7,775 18,089 21,491
Median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Technical Architect in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Technical Architect in the South East over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

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 19 January 2021. 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 +66 18 £75,000 +9.49% 2
Surrey +60 12 £62,500 -35.90% 1
Berkshire +61 10 £75,000 +3.45% 1
Hampshire +58 8 £77,500 +34.78% 3
East Sussex +38 6 £100,000 +21.21% 1
Oxfordshire +45 4 £67,500 -10.00%
Buckinghamshire +35 4 £77,500 +19.23% 1
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, 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 29 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) DevOps
3 17 (38.64%) Finance
4 15 (34.09%) Degree
5 13 (29.55%) Azure
6 12 (27.27%) Java
7 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (20.45%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (20.45%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (20.45%) Cisco
8 9 (20.45%) Linux
8 9 (20.45%) Microservices
8 9 (20.45%) Ansible
9 8 (18.18%) IT Strategy
9 8 (18.18%) Python
9 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 8 (18.18%) Management Information System
10 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
10 7 (15.91%) Workflow
10 7 (15.91%) Marketing
10 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
10 7 (15.91%) Open Source
10 7 (15.91%) Security Architecture
10 7 (15.91%) TOGAF
10 7 (15.91%) Technical Leadership
10 7 (15.91%) REST
11 6 (13.64%) MODAF
11 6 (13.64%) Puppet
11 6 (13.64%) Flask
11 6 (13.64%) Opscode Chef

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 (13.64%) Camunda
1 6 (13.64%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (29.55%) Azure
2 6 (13.64%) AWS
2 6 (13.64%) IaaS
3 4 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.27%) MinIO
4 1 (2.27%) Office 365
4 1 (2.27%) PaaS
4 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) IPv4
2 2 (4.55%) IPv6
2 2 (4.55%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.27%) 4G
3 1 (2.27%) 5G
3 1 (2.27%) BGP
3 1 (2.27%) DHCP
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.27%) Network Security
3 1 (2.27%) OSPF
3 1 (2.27%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.27%) WAN
3 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Robot Framework
2 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.27%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.27%) GitLab
3 1 (2.27%) LINQPad
3 1 (2.27%) Postman
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Marketing
2 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
3 6 (13.64%) Electronics
3 6 (13.64%) Manufacturing
3 6 (13.64%) Public Sector
4 2 (4.55%) Back Office
4 2 (4.55%) Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) REST
2 6 (13.64%) Django
2 6 (13.64%) Flask
2 6 (13.64%) OpenDaylight
3 4 (9.09%) Dropwizard
3 4 (9.09%) Node.js
3 4 (9.09%) React
3 4 (9.09%) Spring Boot
4 3 (6.82%) .NET
4 3 (6.82%) Middleware
4 3 (6.82%) Spring
5 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.55%) Ajax
5 2 (4.55%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.27%) Apache Camel
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.27%) Keycloak
6 1 (2.27%) Laravel
6 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.09%) Cloud Native
2 4 (9.09%) User Experience
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.27%) iPhone
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Linux
2 6 (13.64%) Unix
3 4 (9.09%) Windows
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Android
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) DevOps
3 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (20.45%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (20.45%) Microservices
4 9 (20.45%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (18.18%) IT Strategy
6 7 (15.91%) Open Source
6 7 (15.91%) Security Architecture
6 7 (15.91%) Technical Leadership
6 7 (15.91%) TOGAF
6 7 (15.91%) Workflow
7 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
7 6 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (13.64%) Information Security
7 6 (13.64%) MODAF
7 6 (13.64%) Programme Management
7 6 (13.64%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 6 (13.64%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) Java
2 8 (18.18%) Python
3 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.09%) SQL
4 3 (6.82%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
5 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.27%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) Degree
2 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) PhD
4 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) CCDP
5 1 (2.27%) CCIE
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.27%) LPIC
5 1 (2.27%) MCSE
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.27%) OSCP
5 1 (2.27%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) Ansible
2 6 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (13.64%) Puppet
2 6 (13.64%) Salt
3 2 (4.55%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Cisco
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.64%) Arista
3 6 (13.64%) SAP
4 2 (4.55%) Palo Alto
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.55%) VMware
5 1 (2.27%) Apple
5 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.27%) Dell
5 1 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) IBM
5 1 (2.27%) Zscaler