The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 403 423 355
Rank change year-on-year +20 -68  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 557 708 932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.68% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.70% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 453 585 789
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 £85,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.84% +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 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
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 £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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 30 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 30 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 +25 519 £75,000 +7.14% 81
London +45 296 £80,000 +6.66% 36
City of London +63 70 £77,500 - 10
South West +57 50 £65,000 +8.33% 7
South East -1 49 £65,000 -0.76% 11
North West -11 39 £70,000 - 8
Manchester -12 36 £70,000 -12.50% 6
West Midlands +3 23 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Bristol +12 22 £72,500 +9.43% 2
East of England -7 22 £60,000 -4.00% 5
Yorkshire +18 19 £67,500 +3.84% 5
East Midlands +22 17 £75,000 +25.00% 6
Surrey +45 16 £57,000 -20.00% 3
Wiltshire +30 16 £50,990 +45.68% 1
Swindon +26 16 £50,990 -29.66% 1
Scotland +4 16 £70,000 +7.69% 3
West Yorkshire -2 14 £67,500 +8.00% 3
Birmingham +18 12 £72,500 +34.88% 2
Nottinghamshire - 12 £75,000 -
Egham - 12 - -
Nottingham - 12 £75,000 -
Hertfordshire +26 11 £60,000 +0.41%
Westminster -3 10 £85,000 +9.67%
Leeds +1 9 £60,000 -4.00% 2
Northern Ireland -8 9 £60,000 -7.69%
Hampshire +17 8 £60,000 -11.11% 1
Glasgow +9 8 £75,000 +15.38% 1
West Sussex +2 8 £87,500 +37.25%
Edinburgh +1 8 £52,500 -22.22% 2
Gloucestershire +4 7 £82,500 +135.71% 2

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 526 (42.66%) Java
2 504 (40.88%) Agile Software Development
3 338 (27.41%) .NET
4 291 (23.60%) Finance
5 243 (19.71%) Technical Architecture
6 232 (18.82%) C#
7 220 (17.84%) SOA
8 210 (17.03%) Microsoft
9 209 (16.95%) JavaScript
10 203 (16.46%) Scrum
11 179 (14.52%) Presales
12 173 (14.03%) TOGAF
13 169 (13.71%) Degree
14 165 (13.38%) HTML
15 161 (13.06%) Oracle
15 161 (13.06%) SQL Server
16 150 (12.17%) SQL
17 148 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
18 138 (11.19%) NoSQL
19 136 (11.03%) MVC
20 135 (10.95%) Mentoring
21 134 (10.87%) Big Data
22 132 (10.71%) Banking
23 129 (10.46%) Microsoft Azure
23 129 (10.46%) Amazon AWS
24 128 (10.38%) Web Services
25 126 (10.22%) OO
26 125 (10.14%) Spring
27 124 (10.06%) Linux
28 122 (9.89%) REST

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 59 (4.79%) CMS
2 58 (4.70%) Apache
3 49 (3.97%) SharePoint
4 48 (3.89%) Tomcat
5 45 (3.65%) WebSphere
6 39 (3.16%) Oracle Coherence
7 38 (3.08%) IIS
8 32 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
9 30 (2.43%) JBoss
10 29 (2.35%) DataSynapse
10 29 (2.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 23 (1.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 23 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 22 (1.78%) MS Exchange
13 20 (1.62%) Mule
14 17 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
15 15 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
15 15 (1.22%) WebLogic
16 13 (1.05%) SAS
16 13 (1.05%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 69 (5.60%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.87%) MS Visio
3 17 (1.38%) MS Project
4 13 (1.05%) MS Office
5 8 (0.65%) SPSS Modeler
6 4 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.081%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 29 (2.35%) RMDS
2 12 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.081%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.081%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.081%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.081%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.081%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.081%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 129 (10.46%) Amazon AWS
1 129 (10.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 86 (6.97%) SaaS
3 51 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
4 32 (2.60%) Office 365
5 21 (1.70%) PaaS
6 18 (1.46%) IaaS
7 15 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (1.05%) Force.com
9 10 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.41%) CloudFront
10 5 (0.41%) GitHub
10 5 (0.41%) Route 53
10 5 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.24%) Heroku
12 2 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.16%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.081%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 81 (6.57%) SAN
2 64 (5.19%) WAN
3 60 (4.87%) LAN
4 54 (4.38%) HTTP
5 45 (3.65%) Fibre Channel
6 44 (3.57%) NAS
7 39 (3.16%) FCoE
7 39 (3.16%) iSCSI
7 39 (3.16%) Multicast
8 36 (2.92%) Firewall
9 19 (1.54%) DNS
10 18 (1.46%) VPN
11 16 (1.30%) Internet
12 12 (0.97%) VoIP
13 11 (0.89%) TCP/IP
14 10 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (0.81%) DHCP
15 9 (0.73%) SSL
16 8 (0.65%) MPLS
16 8 (0.65%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (13.06%) SQL Server
2 138 (11.19%) NoSQL
3 134 (10.87%) Big Data
4 96 (7.79%) Hadoop
5 86 (6.97%) Relational Database
6 76 (6.16%) MongoDB
7 48 (3.89%) RDBMS
8 47 (3.81%) MySQL
9 41 (3.33%) HBase
10 36 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
12 24 (1.95%) SQL Server 2016
13 20 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 20 (1.62%) Power BI
14 17 (1.38%) OLTP
15 16 (1.30%) SAP HANA
15 16 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (1.14%) Apache Hive
16 14 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 13 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 85 (6.89%) Git (software)
2 78 (6.33%) Jenkins
3 44 (3.57%) Maven
4 33 (2.68%) Visual Studio
5 32 (2.60%) Octopus Deploy
6 29 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (2.11%) JUnit
8 22 (1.78%) Cucumber
9 21 (1.70%) Gradle
10 16 (1.30%) Artifactory
10 16 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
11 13 (1.05%) Selenium
12 10 (0.81%) TeamCity
13 9 (0.73%) Eclipse
13 9 (0.73%) JIRA
14 7 (0.57%) IntelliJ
15 6 (0.49%) Mocha
15 6 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
16 5 (0.41%) TestNG
17 4 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 291 (23.60%) Finance
2 132 (10.71%) Banking
3 117 (9.49%) Retail
4 69 (5.60%) Telecoms
5 42 (3.41%) Marketing
6 29 (2.35%) Investment Banking
7 23 (1.87%) Advertising
8 21 (1.70%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.30%) Publishing
10 15 (1.22%) Electronics
11 14 (1.14%) Back Office
12 12 (0.97%) Games
13 11 (0.89%) Legal
14 9 (0.73%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.32%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.24%) Law
17 2 (0.16%) French Language
17 2 (0.16%) Front Office
17 2 (0.16%) German Language
17 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (27.41%) .NET
2 165 (13.38%) HTML
3 128 (10.38%) Web Services
4 125 (10.14%) Spring
5 122 (9.89%) REST
6 109 (8.84%) XML
7 101 (8.19%) CSS
8 100 (8.11%) Middleware
9 97 (7.87%) ASP.NET
10 93 (7.54%) AngularJS
11 86 (6.97%) J2EE
12 85 (6.89%) SOAP
13 74 (6.00%) HTML5
14 63 (5.11%) Hibernate
15 61 (4.95%) jQuery
16 57 (4.62%) WCF
17 51 (4.14%) JSON
18 49 (3.97%) ASP.NET Web API
19 45 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC
20 43 (3.49%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 148 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 110 (8.92%) Computer Science
3 78 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (5.03%) Data Centre
5 48 (3.89%) Mobile App
6 37 (3.00%) Data Structures
7 34 (2.76%) N-Tier
8 32 (2.60%) Management Information System
9 31 (2.51%) Algorithms
10 30 (2.43%) Client/Server
11 29 (2.35%) Public Cloud
12 21 (1.70%) Clustering
13 20 (1.62%) Fintech
14 16 (1.30%) User Experience
14 16 (1.30%) Virtual Team
15 15 (1.22%) DataPower
16 8 (0.65%) Digital Signage
16 8 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 8 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
16 8 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 124 (10.06%) Linux
2 111 (9.00%) Windows
3 71 (5.76%) Unix
4 44 (3.57%) Solaris
5 23 (1.87%) Android
5 23 (1.87%) Apple iOS
6 22 (1.78%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.16%) CentOS
12 1 (0.081%) AIX
12 1 (0.081%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.081%) Debian
12 1 (0.081%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.081%) SUSE
12 1 (0.081%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.081%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.081%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (40.88%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (19.71%) Technical Architecture
3 220 (17.84%) SOA
4 203 (16.46%) Scrum
5 179 (14.52%) Presales
6 173 (14.03%) TOGAF
7 136 (11.03%) MVC
8 135 (10.95%) Mentoring
9 126 (10.22%) OO
10 114 (9.25%) UML
11 113 (9.16%) Open Source
11 113 (9.16%) Project Management
12 106 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
13 99 (8.03%) TDD
14 87 (7.06%) Kanban
15 86 (6.97%) DevOps
16 85 (6.89%) Stakeholder Management
17 77 (6.24%) CRM
17 77 (6.24%) Microservices
17 77 (6.24%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 526 (42.66%) Java
2 232 (18.82%) C#
3 209 (16.95%) JavaScript
4 150 (12.17%) SQL
5 63 (5.11%) Python
6 55 (4.46%) PHP
7 53 (4.30%) Scala
8 28 (2.27%) C++
8 28 (2.27%) Ruby
9 26 (2.11%) T-SQL
10 16 (1.30%) VBA
11 15 (1.22%) ABAP
11 15 (1.22%) Apex Code
12 14 (1.14%) Groovy
13 9 (0.73%) C
13 9 (0.73%) Shell Script
14 8 (0.65%) Bash Shell
14 8 (0.65%) R
15 6 (0.49%) PowerShell
15 6 (0.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 169 (13.71%) Degree
2 56 (4.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (3.33%) MCSE
5 31 (2.51%) CCNA
5 31 (2.51%) Security Cleared
6 25 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (1.46%) CCIE
8 17 (1.38%) CCNP
9 15 (1.22%) MCITP
9 15 (1.22%) SC Cleared
10 14 (1.14%) CISSP
11 8 (0.65%) MCSA
12 7 (0.57%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.49%) AWS Certification
14 5 (0.41%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.41%) PMP
15 4 (0.32%) CISA
15 4 (0.32%) ISEB
15 4 (0.32%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.68%) QA
2 21 (1.70%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.57%) GCP
5 7 (0.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 6 (0.49%) COBIT
7 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (0.24%) PMO
8 2 (0.16%) BS7799
8 2 (0.16%) SLA
9 1 (0.081%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.081%) GDPR
9 1 (0.081%) MiFID
9 1 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 92 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (5.92%) Hyper-V
3 54 (4.38%) Active Directory
4 45 (3.65%) NFS
5 40 (3.24%) Oracle RAC
6 39 (3.16%) KVM
6 39 (3.16%) SRDF
7 38 (3.08%) Xen
8 37 (3.00%) Docker
9 8 (0.65%) vSphere
10 5 (0.41%) Apache Flume
10 5 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.32%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.32%) vCloud
11 4 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.32%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.32%) XenApp
12 3 (0.24%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.24%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 26 (2.11%) Puppet
2 15 (1.22%) Ansible
3 13 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
5 7 (0.57%) MOM
6 6 (0.49%) QRadar
6 6 (0.49%) RSA Security Analytics
6 6 (0.49%) SCOM
7 5 (0.41%) SCCM
8 4 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.32%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.32%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.24%) TrustSec
9 3 (0.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 2 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.16%) Cisco UCCE
10 2 (0.16%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.16%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 2 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 210 (17.03%) Microsoft
2 161 (13.06%) Oracle
3 114 (9.25%) VMware
4 104 (8.43%) Cisco
5 66 (5.35%) SAP
6 63 (5.11%) IBM
7 55 (4.46%) Salesforce.com
8 51 (4.14%) NetApp
9 50 (4.06%) EMC
10 47 (3.81%) Sybase
11 45 (3.65%) Intel
11 45 (3.65%) TIBCO
12 43 (3.49%) hybris
13 38 (3.08%) HP
14 27 (2.19%) Juniper
15 24 (1.95%) CheckPoint
15 24 (1.95%) Citrix
16 23 (1.87%) Red Hat
17 22 (1.78%) F5
18 20 (1.62%) Adobe
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus; car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £47000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £47000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 53,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus and full benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits + bonus (10%), Medical, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits + bonus (10%), Medical, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum plus benefits and incentives
Posted: Yesterday
London
Technology People UK
Salary: NZD $130,000 - $160,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Technology People UK
Salary: £90K - £100K + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago