The median annual salary for a Senior Technical Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Technical Architect
UK
Rank 838 896 907
Rank change year-on-year +58 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Architect 19 52 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.051% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.052% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 17 39 52
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% -1.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £57,750
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £77,000 £97,400
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% -4.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior Technical Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Technical Architect in the UK

Senior Technical Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Technical Architect in the UK

Senior Technical Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Technical Architect over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Technical Architect in the UK

Senior Technical Architect
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +70 19 £70,000 +3.70% 5
London +63 15 £77,500 +9.15% 3
Yorkshire +20 2 £52,500 -16.00% 1
West Yorkshire +17 2 £52,500 -16.00%
Leeds +9 2 £52,500 -16.00%
South East +55 1 £65,000 +18.18%
Swindon +18 1 - -
Wiltshire +14 1 - -
South West +11 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £65,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £65,000 -

Senior Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior Technical Architect in the job title.

1 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.03%) Java
3 17 (29.31%) Linux
3 17 (29.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (29.31%) Git (software)
4 13 (22.41%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
4 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
4 13 (22.41%) C#
4 13 (22.41%) HTML
4 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
5 11 (18.97%) CSS
5 11 (18.97%) Project Management
6 10 (17.24%) Migration
6 10 (17.24%) .NET
6 10 (17.24%) Unix
6 10 (17.24%) Web Services
6 10 (17.24%) SharePoint
6 10 (17.24%) AngularJS
6 10 (17.24%) Presales
7 9 (15.52%) DevOps
7 9 (15.52%) Microservices
7 9 (15.52%) NoSQL
7 9 (15.52%) Node.js
7 9 (15.52%) Degree
7 9 (15.52%) SOA
7 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (15.52%) MySQL
7 9 (15.52%) Scrum

Senior Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 10 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.62%) IIS
3 4 (6.90%) Apache Pig
4 3 (5.17%) CMS
4 3 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.45%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.45%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.72%) Apache
6 1 (1.72%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.79%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.45%) MS Office
3 2 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (29.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (22.41%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (8.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (8.62%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (8.62%) CloudFront
4 5 (8.62%) Route 53
4 5 (8.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (5.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (3.45%) IaaS
6 2 (3.45%) Office 365
6 2 (3.45%) PaaS
7 1 (1.72%) Bluemix
7 1 (1.72%) G Suite
7 1 (1.72%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.72%) Heroku
7 1 (1.72%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) DHCP
1 7 (12.07%) DNS
2 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.45%) Firewall
3 2 (3.45%) VPN
4 1 (1.72%) NAS
4 1 (1.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.52%) MySQL
2 9 (15.52%) NoSQL
3 8 (13.79%) Hadoop
4 6 (10.34%) Big Data
5 5 (8.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (8.62%) Apache Hive
5 5 (8.62%) Power BI
5 5 (8.62%) PowerPivot
5 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
5 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (8.62%) Sqoop
5 5 (8.62%) Text Mining
6 4 (6.90%) MongoDB
6 4 (6.90%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.45%) KDB
7 2 (3.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 17 (29.31%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.79%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (13.79%) TeamCity
3 5 (8.62%) Mocha
3 5 (8.62%) TestNG
4 4 (6.90%) Maven
5 1 (1.72%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Banking
2 4 (6.90%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.41%) HTML
2 11 (18.97%) CSS
3 10 (17.24%) .NET
3 10 (17.24%) AngularJS
3 10 (17.24%) Web Services
4 9 (15.52%) Node.js
5 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
5 8 (13.79%) HTML5
6 7 (12.07%) REST
7 6 (10.34%) jQuery
7 6 (10.34%) Kafka
8 5 (8.62%) CSS3
8 5 (8.62%) JSON
8 5 (8.62%) PhoneGap
8 5 (8.62%) RESTful
8 5 (8.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (6.90%) LAMP
9 4 (6.90%) React
9 4 (6.90%) Spring
9 4 (6.90%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.62%) Clustering
2 5 (8.62%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.62%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.72%) DataPower
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.72%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (1.72%) Smart Energy
5 1 (1.72%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.72%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.31%) Linux
2 10 (17.24%) Unix
3 8 (13.79%) Windows
4 5 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.72%) Android
5 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.97%) Project Management
3 10 (17.24%) Migration
3 10 (17.24%) Presales
4 9 (15.52%) DevOps
4 9 (15.52%) Microservices
4 9 (15.52%) Scrum
4 9 (15.52%) SOA
5 8 (13.79%) Open Source
6 7 (12.07%) Analytics
6 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.34%) Project Planning
7 6 (10.34%) Software Architecture
7 6 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (8.62%) Load Balancing
8 5 (8.62%) Machine Learning
8 5 (8.62%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (8.62%) Use Case
8 5 (8.62%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) Java
2 13 (22.41%) C#
2 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.07%) SQL
4 5 (8.62%) Bash Shell
4 5 (8.62%) PHP
5 4 (6.90%) PHP 5
5 4 (6.90%) PHP 7
6 3 (5.17%) Python
6 3 (5.17%) Ruby
7 2 (3.45%) Scala
8 1 (1.72%) C++
8 1 (1.72%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Degree
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.07%) MCITP
2 7 (12.07%) MCSE
2 7 (12.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (8.62%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.45%) CCNA
5 2 (3.45%) CCNP
6 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.72%) MCSA
6 1 (1.72%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) GCP
2 1 (1.72%) PMO
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
3 6 (10.34%) vSphere
4 5 (8.62%) Apache Flume
4 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.62%) Terminal Services
4 5 (8.62%) vCloud
4 5 (8.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.72%) Docker
5 1 (1.72%) HDFS
5 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (1.72%) Ansible
2 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.52%) VMware
3 6 (10.34%) Cisco
4 5 (8.62%) Ab Initio
4 5 (8.62%) Hortonworks
4 5 (8.62%) HP
4 5 (8.62%) Informatica
4 5 (8.62%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.62%) Teradata
4 5 (8.62%) Veritas
5 4 (6.90%) Google
6 2 (3.45%) SAP
6 2 (3.45%) Splunk
6 2 (3.45%) StreamBase
7 1 (1.72%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.72%) IBM
7 1 (1.72%) NetApp
7 1 (1.72%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.72%) TIBCO
London
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Flexi Hours
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
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