Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Technical Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Senior Technical Architect
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1086 1124 1198
Rank change year-on-year +38 +74 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Architect 91 98 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.052% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.053% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 74 75 86
UK median annual salary £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +23.08%
10th Percentile £50,375 £51,750 £53,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £80,000 £68,750
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.36% +19.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Senior Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Technical Architect in the UK

Senior Technical Architect
Top 13 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 6 months to 18 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
England +20 85 £75,000 -6.25% 2
UK excluding London +84 47 £70,000 -12.50% 1
London -23 39 £85,000 +6.25% 1
Midlands +40 16 £66,250 +26.19% 1
West Midlands +25 11 £70,000 +33.33% 1
North of England +8 10 £85,000 +9.68%
South East +29 8 £61,000 -28.24%
Yorkshire +32 7 £85,000 +19.30%
South West -5 6 £68,500 -11.61%
East of England - 6 £70,000 -
East Midlands - 5 £55,000 -
North West -17 3 £52,500 -34.38%
Scotland - 1 £50,000 -

Senior Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 53 (58.24%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (39.56%) Scrum
3 31 (34.07%) .NET
4 25 (27.47%) C#
5 23 (25.27%) Java
6 20 (21.98%) SQL
7 18 (19.78%) C++
7 18 (19.78%) Microsoft
7 18 (19.78%) AngularJS
8 17 (18.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (17.58%) SQL Server
9 16 (17.58%) Kanban
10 14 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
10 14 (15.38%) TDD
10 14 (15.38%) MVC
11 13 (14.29%) C
12 12 (13.19%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (12.09%) Test Automation
13 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (12.09%) Electronics
13 11 (12.09%) Validation
13 11 (12.09%) Mobile App
14 10 (10.99%) Mentoring
14 10 (10.99%) Finance
14 10 (10.99%) Hibernate
14 10 (10.99%) XML
14 10 (10.99%) Python
14 10 (10.99%) SOA
14 10 (10.99%) Spring
15 9 (9.89%) TOGAF

Senior Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 6 (6.59%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.49%) Mule
3 4 (4.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.30%) Confluence
4 3 (3.30%) IIS
4 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.10%) Apache Geronimo
6 1 (1.10%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.10%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.10%) CMS
6 1 (1.10%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.10%) GemFire
6 1 (1.10%) JBoss
6 1 (1.10%) OpenEdge
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (9.89%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.49%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (5.49%) GitHub
4 4 (4.40%) Office 365
5 3 (3.30%) PaaS
5 3 (3.30%) SaaS
6 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.10%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.10%) Heroku
7 1 (1.10%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) SMS
2 3 (3.30%) ATM
2 3 (3.30%) BGP
2 3 (3.30%) DWDM
2 3 (3.30%) EIGRP
2 3 (3.30%) Frame Relay
2 3 (3.30%) LAN
2 3 (3.30%) MPLS
2 3 (3.30%) OSPF
2 3 (3.30%) SDH
2 3 (3.30%) VoIP
2 3 (3.30%) VPN
2 3 (3.30%) WAN
2 3 (3.30%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (3.30%) WLAN
2 3 (3.30%) X.25
2 3 (3.30%) xDSL
3 1 (1.10%) DNS
3 1 (1.10%) Firewall
3 1 (1.10%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.79%) MySQL
2 8 (8.79%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.10%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.10%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.10%) HBase
6 1 (1.10%) HCatalog
6 1 (1.10%) Power BI
6 1 (1.10%) Presto
6 1 (1.10%) Redis
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.10%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.59%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.49%) JUnit
4 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.30%) JIRA
4 3 (3.30%) Subversion
5 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (12.09%) Electronics
2 10 (10.99%) Finance
3 9 (9.89%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.49%) Advertising
4 5 (5.49%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.49%) Marketing
5 3 (3.30%) Back Office
5 3 (3.30%) Front Office
6 2 (2.20%) Local Government
7 1 (1.10%) Automotive
7 1 (1.10%) French Language
7 1 (1.10%) Games
7 1 (1.10%) German Language
7 1 (1.10%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (34.07%) .NET
2 18 (19.78%) AngularJS
3 10 (10.99%) Hibernate
3 10 (10.99%) Spring
3 10 (10.99%) XML
4 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET
4 9 (9.89%) Middleware
4 9 (9.89%) Node.js
4 9 (9.89%) Spring MVC
5 8 (8.79%) REST
5 8 (8.79%) Web Services
6 7 (7.69%) .NET Framework
7 6 (6.59%) Angular 2
7 6 (6.59%) CSS
7 6 (6.59%) J2EE
7 6 (6.59%) JSON
7 6 (6.59%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (6.59%) SOAP
8 5 (5.49%) Apache Camel
8 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.79%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.49%) Device Driver
4 5 (5.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (4.40%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.30%) IVR
7 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.20%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.49%) Windows
2 2 (2.20%) Android
3 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (58.24%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (39.56%) Scrum
3 17 (18.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (17.58%) Kanban
5 14 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 14 (15.38%) MVC
5 14 (15.38%) TDD
6 11 (12.09%) Test Automation
6 11 (12.09%) Validation
7 10 (10.99%) Mentoring
7 10 (10.99%) SOA
8 9 (9.89%) BDD
8 9 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (9.89%) IT Strategy
8 9 (9.89%) Performance Optimisation
8 9 (9.89%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (9.89%) TOGAF
9 7 (7.69%) SDLC
10 6 (6.59%) Network Design
10 6 (6.59%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.47%) C#
2 23 (25.27%) Java
3 20 (21.98%) SQL
4 18 (19.78%) C++
5 13 (14.29%) C
6 10 (10.99%) Python
7 9 (9.89%) JavaScript
8 8 (8.79%) PHP
9 5 (5.49%) X++
10 4 (4.40%) C++/CLI
11 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.10%) Ruby
12 1 (1.10%) Scala
12 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.79%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) CCIE
2 4 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.30%) CCDE
3 3 (3.30%) JNCIP
4 1 (1.10%) CCNP
4 1 (1.10%) CCSM
4 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) HIPAA
2 2 (2.20%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.10%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) Firmware
2 2 (2.20%) Docker
3 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.10%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Mesos
1 1 (1.10%) Nagios
1 1 (1.10%) Oozie
1 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.10%) SnapMirror
1 1 (1.10%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 18 (19.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.69%) SAP
3 6 (6.59%) Oracle
4 4 (4.40%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.30%) Cisco
5 3 (3.30%) Juniper
5 3 (3.30%) Pega
6 2 (2.20%) Telerik
7 1 (1.10%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.10%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.10%) IBM
7 1 (1.10%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.10%) NetApp
7 1 (1.10%) Sitecore