The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architect
UK
Rank 409 429 361
Rank change year-on-year +20 -68  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 553 704 911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.68% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.71% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 446 576 769
Median salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £87,300 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +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 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
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%  

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in the UK

Technical Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Technical Architect in the UK

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Architect in the UK

Technical Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +27 514 £75,000 +7.14% 83
London +52 290 £80,000 +6.66% 43
City of London +72 64 £77,500 +1.63% 13
South West +40 51 £65,000 +8.33% 3
South East +24 49 £60,000 -7.69% 12
North West -8 37 £70,000 - 9
Manchester -7 34 £70,000 -12.50% 7
West Midlands +3 24 £70,000 +40.00% 1
East of England -14 23 £60,000 -4.00% 4
Bristol +15 22 £72,500 +9.43% 1
East Midlands +21 19 £75,000 +25.00% 2
Surrey +34 17 £57,000 -18.57% 2
Yorkshire +15 17 £67,500 +3.84% 6
Scotland +14 17 £65,000 - 4
Swindon +30 14 £50,990 -29.66% 1
Wiltshire +23 14 £50,990 +45.68% 1
West Yorkshire +18 13 £60,000 -4.00% 4
Egham - 13 - -
Birmingham +9 12 £72,500 +34.88% 1
Nottinghamshire - 12 £75,000 -
Nottingham - 12 £75,000 -
Hertfordshire +26 11 £60,000 +0.41%
Edinburgh 0 10 £52,500 -22.22% 3
Hampshire +22 9 £60,000 -11.11% 1
Westminster -2 9 £85,000 +9.67%
Northern Ireland -2 9 £60,000 -7.69%
West Sussex +7 8 £87,500 +37.25% 1
Gloucestershire +7 8 £82,500 +135.71%
Leeds +3 8 £52,500 -16.00% 3
Glasgow +11 7 £75,000 +15.38% 1

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 532 (42.56%) Java
2 508 (40.64%) Agile Software Development
3 333 (26.64%) .NET
4 298 (23.84%) Finance
5 244 (19.52%) Technical Architecture
6 233 (18.64%) C#
7 218 (17.44%) SOA
8 215 (17.20%) Microsoft
9 207 (16.56%) JavaScript
10 205 (16.40%) Scrum
11 184 (14.72%) Presales
12 181 (14.48%) TOGAF
13 177 (14.16%) Degree
14 167 (13.36%) HTML
14 167 (13.36%) Oracle
15 160 (12.80%) SQL Server
16 152 (12.16%) SQL
17 150 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
18 142 (11.36%) NoSQL
19 134 (10.72%) Microsoft Azure
19 134 (10.72%) Mentoring
20 133 (10.64%) Big Data
20 133 (10.64%) MVC
21 130 (10.40%) Banking
21 130 (10.40%) Amazon AWS
22 127 (10.16%) Spring
22 127 (10.16%) Web Services
22 127 (10.16%) Linux
23 126 (10.08%) OO
24 123 (9.84%) Project Management

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 60 (4.80%) Apache
1 60 (4.80%) CMS
2 51 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 48 (3.84%) Tomcat
4 46 (3.68%) WebSphere
5 40 (3.20%) IIS
6 39 (3.12%) Oracle Coherence
7 32 (2.56%) JBoss
8 30 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
9 29 (2.32%) DataSynapse
9 29 (2.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 25 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 23 (1.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 22 (1.76%) MS Exchange
13 20 (1.60%) Mule
14 17 (1.36%) WebLogic
15 16 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
16 14 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
17 13 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
17 13 (1.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 73 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 25 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 17 (1.36%) MS Project
4 13 (1.04%) MS Office
5 8 (0.64%) SPSS Modeler
6 4 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.080%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.080%) Autodesk Inventor
7 1 (0.080%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.080%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 29 (2.32%) RMDS
2 13 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.080%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.080%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.080%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.080%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.080%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.080%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.080%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.080%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 134 (10.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 130 (10.40%) Amazon AWS
3 89 (7.12%) SaaS
4 53 (4.24%) Cloud Computing
5 33 (2.64%) Office 365
6 24 (1.92%) PaaS
7 22 (1.76%) IaaS
8 16 (1.28%) Force.com
9 15 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.40%) CloudFront
11 5 (0.40%) GitHub
11 5 (0.40%) Route 53
11 5 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.24%) Heroku
13 2 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.080%) G Suite
14 1 (0.080%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 82 (6.56%) SAN
2 67 (5.36%) WAN
3 62 (4.96%) LAN
4 53 (4.24%) HTTP
5 45 (3.60%) Fibre Channel
6 44 (3.52%) NAS
7 39 (3.12%) FCoE
7 39 (3.12%) iSCSI
7 39 (3.12%) Multicast
8 36 (2.88%) Firewall
9 20 (1.60%) DNS
9 20 (1.60%) VPN
10 15 (1.20%) Internet
11 13 (1.04%) TCP/IP
11 13 (1.04%) VoIP
12 12 (0.96%) DHCP
13 10 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (0.80%) MPLS
14 9 (0.72%) SSL
15 8 (0.64%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (12.80%) SQL Server
2 142 (11.36%) NoSQL
3 133 (10.64%) Big Data
4 96 (7.68%) Hadoop
5 90 (7.20%) Relational Database
6 78 (6.24%) MongoDB
7 51 (4.08%) RDBMS
8 50 (4.00%) MySQL
9 42 (3.36%) HBase
10 34 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (1.76%) SQL Server 2016
13 20 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 19 (1.52%) Power BI
15 17 (1.36%) OLTP
16 16 (1.28%) SAP HANA
17 15 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
18 14 (1.12%) Apache Hive
18 14 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 13 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 87 (6.96%) Git (software)
2 79 (6.32%) Jenkins
3 45 (3.60%) Maven
4 32 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 32 (2.56%) Visual Studio
5 28 (2.24%) JUnit
5 28 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (1.76%) Cucumber
6 22 (1.76%) Gradle
7 17 (1.36%) Artifactory
7 17 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
8 13 (1.04%) Selenium
9 11 (0.88%) JIRA
10 10 (0.80%) Eclipse
10 10 (0.80%) TeamCity
11 7 (0.56%) IntelliJ
11 7 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
12 6 (0.48%) Mocha
13 5 (0.40%) TestNG
14 4 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 298 (23.84%) Finance
2 130 (10.40%) Banking
3 116 (9.28%) Retail
4 71 (5.68%) Telecoms
5 41 (3.28%) Marketing
6 30 (2.40%) Investment Banking
7 22 (1.76%) Advertising
7 22 (1.76%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.44%) Publishing
9 16 (1.28%) Electronics
10 14 (1.12%) Back Office
11 13 (1.04%) Games
12 11 (0.88%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.80%) Legal
14 4 (0.32%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.24%) Law
16 2 (0.16%) French Language
16 2 (0.16%) Front Office
16 2 (0.16%) German Language
16 2 (0.16%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (26.64%) .NET
2 167 (13.36%) HTML
3 127 (10.16%) Spring
3 127 (10.16%) Web Services
4 122 (9.76%) REST
5 108 (8.64%) XML
6 103 (8.24%) Middleware
7 100 (8.00%) CSS
8 96 (7.68%) ASP.NET
9 92 (7.36%) AngularJS
10 90 (7.20%) J2EE
11 84 (6.72%) SOAP
12 75 (6.00%) HTML5
13 63 (5.04%) Hibernate
14 59 (4.72%) jQuery
15 55 (4.40%) WCF
16 52 (4.16%) JSON
17 47 (3.76%) ASP.NET Web API
18 45 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC
19 43 (3.44%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 150 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 116 (9.28%) Computer Science
3 80 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (5.20%) Data Centre
5 49 (3.92%) Mobile App
6 40 (3.20%) Data Structures
7 34 (2.72%) N-Tier
8 33 (2.64%) Algorithms
8 33 (2.64%) Management Information System
9 30 (2.40%) Client/Server
10 27 (2.16%) Public Cloud
11 24 (1.92%) Clustering
12 20 (1.60%) Fintech
13 17 (1.36%) Virtual Team
14 14 (1.12%) DataPower
14 14 (1.12%) User Experience
15 8 (0.64%) Digital Signage
15 8 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 8 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
15 8 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 127 (10.16%) Linux
2 116 (9.28%) Windows
3 75 (6.00%) Unix
4 44 (3.52%) Solaris
5 24 (1.92%) Android
5 24 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 22 (1.76%) Windows Server
7 15 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.16%) CentOS
12 1 (0.080%) AIX
12 1 (0.080%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.080%) Debian
12 1 (0.080%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.080%) SUSE
12 1 (0.080%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.080%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.080%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (40.64%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (19.52%) Technical Architecture
3 218 (17.44%) SOA
4 205 (16.40%) Scrum
5 184 (14.72%) Presales
6 181 (14.48%) TOGAF
7 134 (10.72%) Mentoring
8 133 (10.64%) MVC
9 126 (10.08%) OO
10 123 (9.84%) Project Management
11 116 (9.28%) UML
12 115 (9.20%) Open Source
13 108 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
14 99 (7.92%) TDD
15 88 (7.04%) DevOps
15 88 (7.04%) Kanban
16 86 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
17 79 (6.32%) OOA/OOD
18 78 (6.24%) CRM
19 77 (6.16%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 532 (42.56%) Java
2 233 (18.64%) C#
3 207 (16.56%) JavaScript
4 152 (12.16%) SQL
5 63 (5.04%) Python
6 57 (4.56%) PHP
7 54 (4.32%) Scala
8 30 (2.40%) C++
9 28 (2.24%) Ruby
10 24 (1.92%) T-SQL
11 16 (1.28%) Apex Code
12 15 (1.20%) ABAP
12 15 (1.20%) VBA
13 14 (1.12%) Groovy
14 11 (0.88%) C
15 9 (0.72%) Bash Shell
15 9 (0.72%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.64%) R
17 6 (0.48%) TypeScript
18 5 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 177 (14.16%) Degree
2 59 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (3.52%) MCSE
5 33 (2.64%) CCNA
6 32 (2.56%) Security Cleared
7 27 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 20 (1.60%) CCIE
9 17 (1.36%) CCNP
9 17 (1.36%) MCITP
10 16 (1.28%) SC Cleared
11 15 (1.20%) CISSP
12 7 (0.56%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.56%) MCSA
12 7 (0.56%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.56%) PMP
13 6 (0.48%) AWS Certification
13 6 (0.48%) ISEB
13 6 (0.48%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.32%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.96%) QA
2 22 (1.76%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.04%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.56%) GCP
5 7 (0.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 6 (0.48%) COBIT
7 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (0.24%) PMO
8 2 (0.16%) BS7799
8 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.16%) SLA
9 1 (0.080%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.080%) GDPR
9 1 (0.080%) MiFID
System Software
1 97 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (6.00%) Hyper-V
3 57 (4.56%) Active Directory
4 45 (3.60%) NFS
5 40 (3.20%) Oracle RAC
6 39 (3.12%) KVM
6 39 (3.12%) SRDF
7 38 (3.04%) Xen
8 37 (2.96%) Docker
9 10 (0.80%) vSphere
10 7 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (0.48%) Apache Flume
11 6 (0.48%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.48%) vCloud
12 5 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.32%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.32%) XenApp
14 3 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 27 (2.16%) Puppet
2 15 (1.20%) Ansible
3 13 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.96%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (0.48%) MOM
5 6 (0.48%) QRadar
5 6 (0.48%) RSA Security Analytics
5 6 (0.48%) SCCM
5 6 (0.48%) SCOM
5 6 (0.48%) SCVMM
6 5 (0.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 4 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.32%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.24%) TrustSec
9 2 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.16%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.16%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.16%) OpenView
9 2 (0.16%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 2 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 215 (17.20%) Microsoft
2 167 (13.36%) Oracle
3 120 (9.60%) VMware
4 106 (8.48%) Cisco
5 66 (5.28%) SAP
6 64 (5.12%) IBM
7 58 (4.64%) Salesforce.com
8 54 (4.32%) NetApp
9 51 (4.08%) EMC
10 47 (3.76%) Sybase
11 45 (3.60%) hybris
11 45 (3.60%) Intel
12 44 (3.52%) TIBCO
13 42 (3.36%) HP
14 27 (2.16%) Citrix
15 26 (2.08%) Juniper
16 25 (2.00%) Red Hat
17 23 (1.84%) CheckPoint
18 22 (1.76%) Adobe
18 22 (1.76%) F5
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus; car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £74000 per annum + benefits, flexible working, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £47000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £47000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits + bonus (10%), Medical, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £ 85,000 + car allowance (5.9k) + bonus (10-15%) + pension + hea
Posted: 4 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits + bonus (10%), Medical, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 to 90,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago