The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Technical Architect
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 408 437 409
Rank change year-on-year +29 -28  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 639 639 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.72% 0.65% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.67% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 488 482 635
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year - +5.69%  

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 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69638 80091 87142
Median salary £47,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +40 612 £72,500 +3.57% 86
London +46 335 £80,000 +6.66% 38
South East +33 68 £67,500 +3.84% 4
City of London +43 51 £80,000 - 7
East of England -5 47 £67,500 +8.00% 7
West Midlands +3 37 £55,000 -8.33% 10
South West +7 36 £68,500 +30.47% 6
North West -36 33 £65,000 -7.14% 5
Yorkshire +8 31 £67,500 -3.57% 5
Manchester -33 28 £70,000 - 5
Cambridgeshire +7 23 £68,750 +5.76% 1
Surrey +24 19 £55,000 -21.42% 1
East Midlands +25 17 £60,000 +9.09% 9
Bristol -11 15 £70,000 +12.00% 1
Bedfordshire +8 13 £50,000 -18.36% 2
Wiltshire +2 13 £52,500 +2.43% 2
Cambridge +2 13 £70,000 -6.66%
Westminster -5 13 £85,000 -
Leeds +5 12 £67,500 -3.57% 3
West Yorkshire +3 12 £67,500 -3.57% 3
Berkshire +30 11 £70,000 +7.27%
Scotland +13 11 £67,250 +3.46% 2
Coventry +7 11 £55,000 +4.76%
Egham -2 11 £60,000 -
Staffordshire - 11 £50,000 - 3
East Sussex - 11 £72,500 -
Wales +8 10 £44,098 +10.24%
Hertfordshire +7 10 £75,000 +50.00% 4
Peterborough +1 10 £67,500 - 1
Birmingham -3 10 £62,500 +4.16% 4

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 495 (41.32%) Agile Software Development
2 415 (34.64%) Java
3 360 (30.05%) .NET
4 232 (19.37%) C#
4 232 (19.37%) Scrum
5 224 (18.70%) Finance
6 220 (18.36%) Technical Architecture
7 199 (16.61%) Microsoft
8 197 (16.44%) SQL
9 196 (16.36%) JavaScript
10 186 (15.53%) SQL Server
11 181 (15.11%) SOA
12 175 (14.61%) Oracle
13 153 (12.77%) TOGAF
13 153 (12.77%) Presales
14 146 (12.19%) Degree
15 140 (11.69%) Enterprise Software
16 133 (11.10%) Microsoft Azure
17 129 (10.77%) MVC
17 129 (10.77%) HTML
18 128 (10.68%) TDD
19 127 (10.60%) Amazon AWS
20 125 (10.43%) OO
21 124 (10.35%) Web Services
22 117 (9.77%) Kanban
22 117 (9.77%) REST
23 115 (9.60%) AngularJS
24 114 (9.52%) CSS
25 113 (9.43%) Banking
26 111 (9.27%) Continuous Integration

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 55 (4.59%) CMS
2 52 (4.34%) SharePoint
3 44 (3.67%) Tomcat
4 33 (2.75%) Apache
5 29 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 21 (1.75%) JBoss
7 20 (1.67%) WebSphere
8 17 (1.42%) IIS
9 16 (1.34%) Jetty
9 16 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 15 (1.25%) Oracle Coherence
11 12 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 12 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (1.00%) WebLogic
12 11 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (0.92%) Mule
13 10 (0.83%) Apache Spark
13 10 (0.83%) Mule ESB
14 8 (0.67%) EPiServer
14 8 (0.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
2 19 (1.59%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.50%) Acrobat
4 6 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.50%) PaintShop Pro
5 1 (0.083%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (1.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 20 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.50%) RMDS
5 5 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 133 (11.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 127 (10.60%) Amazon AWS
3 100 (8.35%) SaaS
4 50 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (2.84%) Office 365
6 33 (2.75%) PaaS
7 19 (1.59%) IaaS
8 18 (1.50%) GitHub
9 16 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (0.83%) iPaaS
11 9 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (0.75%) Force.com
12 7 (0.58%) Route 53
13 5 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.42%) CloudFront
13 5 (0.42%) Taleo
13 5 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
15 3 (0.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.92%) HTTP
2 43 (3.59%) Internet
3 37 (3.09%) Firewall
4 35 (2.92%) WAN
5 32 (2.67%) SAN
6 26 (2.17%) LAN
7 20 (1.67%) DNS
8 17 (1.42%) Fibre Channel
9 14 (1.17%) AMQP
10 12 (1.00%) FCoE
10 12 (1.00%) iSCSI
10 12 (1.00%) Multicast
10 12 (1.00%) NAS
11 9 (0.75%) MPLS
12 8 (0.67%) VPN
13 6 (0.50%) DHCP
13 6 (0.50%) Network Security
14 5 (0.42%) VoIP
15 4 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
15 4 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (15.53%) SQL Server
2 109 (9.10%) NoSQL
3 92 (7.68%) Big Data
4 70 (5.84%) Relational Database
5 44 (3.67%) Hadoop
6 42 (3.51%) MongoDB
7 34 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
8 33 (2.75%) RDBMS
9 32 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 32 (2.67%) SQL Server 2016
9 32 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 31 (2.59%) MySQL
11 22 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (1.42%) OLTP
13 14 (1.17%) SAP HANA
14 13 (1.09%) Oracle Database
15 12 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 12 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (1.00%) HBase
16 11 (0.92%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 66 (5.51%) Jenkins
2 47 (3.92%) Visual Studio
3 45 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 39 (3.26%) Git (software)
5 31 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
6 17 (1.42%) Cucumber
6 17 (1.42%) Maven
7 16 (1.34%) JIRA
7 16 (1.34%) Selenium
8 13 (1.09%) webpack
9 12 (1.00%) gulp
10 11 (0.92%) Grunt
10 11 (0.92%) JUnit
10 11 (0.92%) PostCSS
11 8 (0.67%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.50%) AppVeyor
12 6 (0.50%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.50%) Mocha
12 6 (0.50%) Subversion
13 5 (0.42%) Eclipse
General
1 224 (18.70%) Finance
2 113 (9.43%) Banking
3 96 (8.01%) Retail
4 55 (4.59%) Telecoms
5 51 (4.26%) Marketing
6 33 (2.75%) Electronics
7 31 (2.59%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.59%) Investment Banking
9 16 (1.34%) Publishing
10 15 (1.25%) Legal
11 14 (1.17%) Back Office
12 13 (1.09%) Advertising
12 13 (1.09%) Games
13 11 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.50%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.42%) French Language
15 5 (0.42%) Local Government
16 4 (0.33%) Automotive
16 4 (0.33%) Front Office
17 3 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (30.05%) .NET
2 129 (10.77%) HTML
3 124 (10.35%) Web Services
4 117 (9.77%) REST
5 115 (9.60%) AngularJS
6 114 (9.52%) CSS
7 97 (8.10%) ASP.NET
8 89 (7.43%) XML
9 87 (7.26%) Spring
10 81 (6.76%) Middleware
11 74 (6.18%) SOAP
12 72 (6.01%) Hibernate
13 65 (5.43%) ASP.NET Web API
14 62 (5.18%) jQuery
15 59 (4.92%) WCF
16 58 (4.84%) HTML5
17 57 (4.76%) Node.js
18 49 (4.09%) J2EE
19 46 (3.84%) ASP.NET MVC
20 45 (3.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 140 (11.69%) Enterprise Software
2 87 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (6.59%) Computer Science
4 68 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
5 43 (3.59%) Data Centre
6 40 (3.34%) N-Tier
7 37 (3.09%) Public Cloud
8 36 (3.01%) Mobile App
9 35 (2.92%) Management Information System
10 34 (2.84%) Client/Server
11 33 (2.75%) Algorithms
12 30 (2.50%) Data Structures
12 30 (2.50%) User Experience
13 26 (2.17%) Fintech
14 25 (2.09%) Virtual Team
15 13 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
16 12 (1.00%) Digital Signage
16 12 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
17 11 (0.92%) DataPower
18 9 (0.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 78 (6.51%) Windows
2 54 (4.51%) Linux
3 46 (3.84%) Unix
4 24 (2.00%) Android
5 22 (1.84%) Solaris
6 17 (1.42%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.25%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.083%) CentOS
8 1 (0.083%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.083%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.083%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.083%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (41.32%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (19.37%) Scrum
3 220 (18.36%) Technical Architecture
4 181 (15.11%) SOA
5 153 (12.77%) Presales
5 153 (12.77%) TOGAF
6 129 (10.77%) MVC
7 128 (10.68%) TDD
8 125 (10.43%) OO
9 117 (9.77%) Kanban
10 111 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
11 110 (9.18%) UML
12 109 (9.10%) Mentoring
13 102 (8.51%) Test Automation
14 95 (7.93%) Open Source
15 94 (7.85%) DevOps
16 84 (7.01%) IT Strategy
17 82 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
18 80 (6.68%) Zachman Framework
19 77 (6.43%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 415 (34.64%) Java
2 232 (19.37%) C#
3 197 (16.44%) SQL
4 196 (16.36%) JavaScript
5 62 (5.18%) Python
6 49 (4.09%) T-SQL
7 45 (3.76%) PHP
8 38 (3.17%) Scala
9 34 (2.84%) Ruby
10 32 (2.67%) C++
11 22 (1.84%) VBA
12 16 (1.34%) PowerShell
13 13 (1.09%) Apex Code
14 11 (0.92%) Perl
15 10 (0.83%) C
16 9 (0.75%) Bash Shell
16 9 (0.75%) Shell Script
16 9 (0.75%) X++
17 8 (0.67%) VB.NET
18 7 (0.58%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 146 (12.19%) Degree
2 38 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 35 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 29 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (1.50%) DV Cleared
7 17 (1.42%) MCSE
7 17 (1.42%) SC Cleared
8 13 (1.09%) CCIE
8 13 (1.09%) CCNP
9 12 (1.00%) CCNA
10 11 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (0.75%) Master's Degree
12 8 (0.67%) MCITP
13 7 (0.58%) CISSP
14 6 (0.50%) AWS Certification
14 6 (0.50%) MCSA
15 5 (0.42%) CCSM
16 4 (0.33%) DBS Check
17 3 (0.25%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.84%) QA
2 31 (2.59%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.92%) WCAG
5 9 (0.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 7 (0.58%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (0.42%) GCP
9 4 (0.33%) COBIT
10 3 (0.25%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.25%) MiFID
11 2 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.17%) EMIR
11 2 (0.17%) GDPR
12 1 (0.083%) PMO
12 1 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.083%) Solvency II
System Software
1 54 (4.51%) Docker
2 51 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (3.42%) Active Directory
4 34 (2.84%) Hyper-V
5 17 (1.42%) NFS
6 16 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
7 13 (1.09%) KVM
8 12 (1.00%) SRDF
8 12 (1.00%) Xen
9 9 (0.75%) Firmware
10 5 (0.42%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.33%) vSphere
12 3 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.25%) XenApp
13 2 (0.17%) HDFS
14 1 (0.083%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.083%) UAG
14 1 (0.083%) vCloud
14 1 (0.083%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.083%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (2.09%) Puppet
2 17 (1.42%) Kubernetes
3 15 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.09%) Ansible
5 12 (1.00%) MOM
6 8 (0.67%) SCOM
7 7 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 7 (0.58%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.33%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.33%) SCCM
9 3 (0.25%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.25%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.25%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.17%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.17%) Mesos
10 2 (0.17%) OpenView
10 2 (0.17%) Terraform
10 2 (0.17%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 1 (0.083%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 199 (16.61%) Microsoft
2 175 (14.61%) Oracle
3 75 (6.26%) SAP
4 70 (5.84%) VMware
5 47 (3.92%) Cisco
6 46 (3.84%) Salesforce.com
7 37 (3.09%) TIBCO
8 29 (2.42%) IBM
9 22 (1.84%) Google
10 20 (1.67%) hybris
10 20 (1.67%) Sybase
11 19 (1.59%) Adobe
11 19 (1.59%) NetApp
12 18 (1.50%) Citrix
13 17 (1.42%) EMC
14 13 (1.09%) Informatica
14 13 (1.09%) Remedy
15 12 (1.00%) CheckPoint
15 12 (1.00%) Intel
16 11 (0.92%) Palo Alto
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum Plus package and great company cultu
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 6K Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 25 days hol + workplace pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £80,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Investigo
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + £8500 car allowance, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago