Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 21 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
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 259 256 321
Rank change year-on-year -3 +65 -86
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 75 90 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.73% 0.83% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.86% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 73 89 35
South West median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +27.27% +4.76%
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £90,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10082 10518 11474
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.52% 96.98% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8354 8888 9712
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,713 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in the South West

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Technical Architect in the South West

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Architect in the South West

Technical Architect
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Bristol -29 43 £70,000 -12.50% 4
Somerset +9 14 £72,500 +20.83%
Wiltshire -11 14 £52,500 -
Gloucestershire +25 4 £67,500 -3.57%
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 South West region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 44 (58.67%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (57.33%) Java
3 31 (41.33%) .NET
4 21 (28.00%) SOA
4 21 (28.00%) Technical Architecture
5 20 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (24.00%) Software Delivery
6 18 (24.00%) Finance
7 16 (21.33%) XML
8 15 (20.00%) Oracle
8 15 (20.00%) MVC
8 15 (20.00%) Spring
9 14 (18.67%) Retail
9 14 (18.67%) Project Management
9 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
10 13 (17.33%) C#
10 13 (17.33%) TDD
10 13 (17.33%) Zachman Framework
10 13 (17.33%) TOGAF
10 13 (17.33%) Presales
10 13 (17.33%) SC Cleared
10 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
10 13 (17.33%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (16.00%) Big Data
11 12 (16.00%) Scrum
11 12 (16.00%) UML
11 12 (16.00%) Middleware
12 11 (14.67%) SOAP
12 11 (14.67%) Programme Management
12 11 (14.67%) Cybersecurity

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (9.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (6.67%) Mule
2 5 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 20 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.33%) SaaS
3 6 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.33%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (5.33%) Serverless
5 2 (2.67%) PaaS
6 1 (1.33%) Bluemix
6 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.33%) IaaS
6 1 (1.33%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) DHCP
1 1 (1.33%) DNS
1 1 (1.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.33%) MQTT
1 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.00%) Big Data
3 10 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.33%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.67%) MySQL
7 1 (1.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) JUnit
2 4 (5.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.00%) Selenium
4 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.33%) PostCSS
5 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 14 (18.67%) Retail
3 6 (8.00%) Banking
3 6 (8.00%) Electronics
3 6 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.67%) Marketing
5 3 (4.00%) Legal
6 1 (1.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (41.33%) .NET
2 16 (21.33%) XML
3 15 (20.00%) Spring
4 12 (16.00%) Middleware
5 11 (14.67%) REST
5 11 (14.67%) SOAP
6 9 (12.00%) JSF
7 8 (10.67%) AngularJS
7 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET
7 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (9.33%) Hibernate
8 7 (9.33%) J2EE
8 7 (9.33%) Spring MVC
9 6 (8.00%) JSON
9 6 (8.00%) Node.js
9 6 (8.00%) React
9 6 (8.00%) RESTful
10 5 (6.67%) Entity Framework
10 5 (6.67%) JPA
10 5 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (10.67%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (10.67%) User Experience
3 7 (9.33%) Client/Server
3 7 (9.33%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.67%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Linux
2 7 (9.33%) Unix
2 7 (9.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.33%) Android
3 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (58.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.00%) SOA
2 21 (28.00%) Technical Architecture
3 18 (24.00%) Software Delivery
4 15 (20.00%) MVC
5 14 (18.67%) Project Management
6 13 (17.33%) Presales
6 13 (17.33%) TDD
6 13 (17.33%) TOGAF
6 13 (17.33%) Zachman Framework
7 12 (16.00%) Scrum
7 12 (16.00%) UML
8 11 (14.67%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (14.67%) Programme Management
9 10 (13.33%) DevOps
9 10 (13.33%) DSDM
10 9 (12.00%) SDLC
10 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
10 9 (12.00%) Web Application Development
11 8 (10.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 43 (57.33%) Java
2 13 (17.33%) C#
3 9 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.00%) SQL
5 5 (6.67%) C++
6 4 (5.33%) C
7 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.33%) Ruby
8 1 (1.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) SC Cleared
1 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) CCA
2 1 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) MCSE
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) QA
2 7 (9.33%) ISO 9001
2 7 (9.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Ansible
1 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.33%) Puppet
1 1 (1.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Oracle
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.33%) SAP
4 3 (4.00%) Sybase
4 3 (4.00%) VMware
5 2 (2.67%) Citrix
5 2 (2.67%) HP
5 2 (2.67%) hybris
6 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco
6 1 (1.33%) F5
6 1 (1.33%) IBM
6 1 (1.33%) Juniper
6 1 (1.33%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (1.33%) Sencha
6 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.33%) TIBCO