The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 393 443 402
Rank change year-on-year +50 -41  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 641 622 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.75% 0.63% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.66% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 509 486 681
Median salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £87,500
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 81863 94744 106016
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.15% 96.46% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67573 79716 86940
Median salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.25% +4.44%  
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 £42,092 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.42% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +68 609 £72,500 +3.57% 90
London +80 337 £80,000 +6.66% 33
City of London +63 65 £77,500 +1.63% 7
South East +30 62 £65,000 - 8
South West +47 41 £65,000 -8.77% 3
East of England -19 41 £60,000 - 13
North West -15 40 £70,000 - 12
Manchester -16 35 £70,000 - 12
Yorkshire +11 33 £67,500 -3.57% 4
West Midlands -14 33 £63,750 +27.50% 6
Cambridgeshire +7 17 £67,500 +22.72% 7
Bristol +16 16 £72,500 +1.75% 2
Wiltshire +16 16 £50,990 -24.45%
Surrey +47 15 £55,000 -21.42% 1
East Midlands +21 15 £65,000 +18.18% 10
West Yorkshire +14 14 £67,500 -3.57% 2
Leeds +10 13 £67,500 -3.57% 1
Bedfordshire -2 13 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Westminster -3 13 £85,000 -
Peterborough +18 12 £60,000 - 2
Birmingham +4 12 £72,500 +40.77% 3
Scotland +1 11 £65,000 - 3
Abingdon +44 10 £57,500 -
Hampshire +21 10 £58,750 -12.96%
Oxfordshire +9 10 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Swindon +8 10 £49,245 -36.45%
Sheffield - 10 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 10 £75,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 10 £55,000 -
East Sussex +27 9 £72,500 +64.24%

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 485 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 439 (36.64%) Java
3 352 (29.38%) .NET
4 241 (20.12%) C#
5 233 (19.45%) Finance
6 227 (18.95%) Technical Architecture
7 222 (18.53%) Scrum
8 204 (17.03%) Microsoft
9 198 (16.53%) JavaScript
10 191 (15.94%) SQL
11 187 (15.61%) SOA
12 184 (15.36%) SQL Server
13 162 (13.52%) Oracle
14 161 (13.44%) Presales
15 160 (13.36%) TOGAF
16 143 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
17 137 (11.44%) Degree
17 137 (11.44%) MVC
17 137 (11.44%) HTML
18 136 (11.35%) Amazon AWS
19 134 (11.19%) Enterprise Software
20 133 (11.10%) Web Services
21 124 (10.35%) OO
22 121 (10.10%) Mentoring
22 121 (10.10%) NoSQL
23 120 (10.02%) REST
24 115 (9.60%) CSS
25 113 (9.43%) AngularJS
26 112 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
27 110 (9.18%) TDD

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 58 (4.84%) CMS
2 54 (4.51%) SharePoint
3 40 (3.34%) Apache
4 39 (3.26%) Tomcat
5 32 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 26 (2.17%) JBoss
7 25 (2.09%) WebSphere
8 23 (1.92%) Oracle Coherence
9 16 (1.34%) IIS
10 15 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 14 (1.17%) Mule
12 13 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 13 (1.09%) Jetty
12 13 (1.09%) WebLogic
13 12 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
14 11 (0.92%) Apache Spark
15 10 (0.83%) DataSynapse
15 10 (0.83%) Mule ESB
15 10 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (1.84%) Microsoft Project
2 22 (1.84%) MS Visio
3 12 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.17%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (0.17%) SPSS Modeler
5 1 (0.083%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.083%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.83%) RMDS
4 4 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.083%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 143 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 136 (11.35%) Amazon AWS
3 100 (8.35%) SaaS
4 50 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
5 35 (2.92%) Office 365
6 31 (2.59%) PaaS
7 19 (1.59%) IaaS
8 17 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (0.92%) GitHub
10 9 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (0.75%) Force.com
11 7 (0.58%) Route 53
12 5 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.42%) CloudFront
12 5 (0.42%) iPaaS
12 5 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
14 3 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.01%) HTTP
2 47 (3.92%) SAN
3 45 (3.76%) WAN
4 41 (3.42%) LAN
5 35 (2.92%) Firewall
6 30 (2.50%) Internet
7 26 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
8 21 (1.75%) DNS
8 21 (1.75%) iSCSI
9 20 (1.67%) FCoE
9 20 (1.67%) Multicast
9 20 (1.67%) NAS
10 14 (1.17%) AMQP
11 13 (1.09%) VPN
12 9 (0.75%) MPLS
13 7 (0.58%) DHCP
13 7 (0.58%) Wireless
14 6 (0.50%) Network Security
14 6 (0.50%) VoIP
15 5 (0.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (15.36%) SQL Server
2 121 (10.10%) NoSQL
3 101 (8.43%) Big Data
4 78 (6.51%) Relational Database
5 61 (5.09%) Hadoop
6 58 (4.84%) MongoDB
7 42 (3.51%) RDBMS
8 36 (3.01%) MySQL
9 35 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
10 32 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 32 (2.67%) SQL Server 2016
11 23 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 22 (1.84%) HBase
13 17 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 17 (1.42%) OLTP
13 17 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (1.25%) Power BI
15 11 (0.92%) Apache Hive
15 11 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 66 (5.51%) Jenkins
2 49 (4.09%) Git (software)
3 42 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (3.42%) Visual Studio
5 26 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 24 (2.00%) Maven
7 18 (1.50%) Cucumber
8 11 (0.92%) JIRA
8 11 (0.92%) JUnit
9 10 (0.83%) Selenium
9 10 (0.83%) webpack
10 9 (0.75%) gulp
11 8 (0.67%) Grunt
11 8 (0.67%) PostCSS
12 7 (0.58%) Eclipse
12 7 (0.58%) Gradle
13 6 (0.50%) Bitbucket
13 6 (0.50%) Mocha
13 6 (0.50%) TeamCity
14 5 (0.42%) GitLab
General
1 233 (19.45%) Finance
2 110 (9.18%) Banking
3 95 (7.93%) Retail
4 51 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 49 (4.09%) Marketing
6 27 (2.25%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.75%) Electronics
8 19 (1.59%) Investment Banking
9 15 (1.25%) Advertising
10 14 (1.17%) Legal
11 13 (1.09%) Back Office
11 13 (1.09%) Games
12 12 (1.00%) Publishing
13 5 (0.42%) Local Government
13 5 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.33%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.33%) French Language
15 3 (0.25%) Automotive
15 3 (0.25%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.17%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 352 (29.38%) .NET
2 137 (11.44%) HTML
3 133 (11.10%) Web Services
4 120 (10.02%) REST
5 115 (9.60%) CSS
6 113 (9.43%) AngularJS
7 102 (8.51%) ASP.NET
8 95 (7.93%) Spring
9 94 (7.85%) XML
10 80 (6.68%) SOAP
11 79 (6.59%) Middleware
12 70 (5.84%) jQuery
13 66 (5.51%) Hibernate
14 63 (5.26%) HTML5
14 63 (5.26%) J2EE
15 62 (5.18%) WCF
16 59 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
17 58 (4.84%) Node.js
18 51 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 50 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 134 (11.19%) Enterprise Software
2 86 (7.18%) Computer Science
3 78 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (6.09%) Greenfield Project
5 48 (4.01%) Data Centre
6 41 (3.42%) Mobile App
7 40 (3.34%) N-Tier
8 38 (3.17%) Public Cloud
9 35 (2.92%) Data Structures
10 32 (2.67%) Algorithms
10 32 (2.67%) Client/Server
11 28 (2.34%) User Experience
12 27 (2.25%) Fintech
13 24 (2.00%) Management Information System
14 23 (1.92%) Virtual Team
15 13 (1.09%) Digital Signage
15 13 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
16 12 (1.00%) DataPower
17 10 (0.83%) Clustering
18 9 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 90 (7.51%) Windows
2 72 (6.01%) Linux
3 40 (3.34%) Unix
4 32 (2.67%) Android
5 28 (2.34%) Solaris
6 25 (2.09%) Apple iOS
7 18 (1.50%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.083%) AIX
9 1 (0.083%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.083%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (18.95%) Technical Architecture
3 222 (18.53%) Scrum
4 187 (15.61%) SOA
5 161 (13.44%) Presales
6 160 (13.36%) TOGAF
7 137 (11.44%) MVC
8 124 (10.35%) OO
9 121 (10.10%) Mentoring
10 112 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
11 110 (9.18%) TDD
12 108 (9.02%) UML
13 102 (8.51%) Kanban
14 96 (8.01%) Test Automation
15 95 (7.93%) Open Source
16 90 (7.51%) IT Strategy
17 89 (7.43%) DevOps
17 89 (7.43%) Project Management
18 83 (6.93%) Zachman Framework
19 80 (6.68%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 439 (36.64%) Java
2 241 (20.12%) C#
3 198 (16.53%) JavaScript
4 191 (15.94%) SQL
5 57 (4.76%) Python
6 50 (4.17%) PHP
7 45 (3.76%) Scala
8 41 (3.42%) T-SQL
9 34 (2.84%) Ruby
10 29 (2.42%) C++
11 22 (1.84%) VBA
12 13 (1.09%) PowerShell
13 12 (1.00%) Apex Code
14 10 (0.83%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.67%) ABAP
15 8 (0.67%) Bash Shell
15 8 (0.67%) Groovy
15 8 (0.67%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.58%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.58%) X++
Qualifications
1 137 (11.44%) Degree
2 39 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (2.84%) Security Cleared
4 33 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 23 (1.92%) MCSE
7 18 (1.50%) CCNA
8 17 (1.42%) SC Cleared
8 17 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (1.25%) CCNP
10 14 (1.17%) DV Cleared
11 12 (1.00%) CCIE
12 11 (0.92%) MCITP
13 7 (0.58%) CISSP
14 6 (0.50%) AWS Certification
14 6 (0.50%) MCSA
15 4 (0.33%) CCSM
16 3 (0.25%) ISTQB
16 3 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 3 (0.25%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.50%) QA
2 19 (1.59%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.17%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 10 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.67%) WCAG
6 7 (0.58%) GCP
7 5 (0.42%) COBIT
8 4 (0.33%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.25%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.17%) GDPR
11 1 (0.083%) MiFID
11 1 (0.083%) PMO
11 1 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.083%) SLA
11 1 (0.083%) Solvency II
System Software
1 63 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (4.17%) Docker
3 46 (3.84%) Hyper-V
4 44 (3.67%) Active Directory
5 26 (2.17%) NFS
6 24 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
7 21 (1.75%) KVM
8 20 (1.67%) SRDF
8 20 (1.67%) Xen
9 5 (0.42%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.33%) Firmware
11 3 (0.25%) HDFS
11 3 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.25%) vSphere
11 3 (0.25%) XenApp
12 1 (0.083%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.083%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.083%) UAG
12 1 (0.083%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.083%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (2.25%) Puppet
2 15 (1.25%) Kubernetes
3 14 (1.17%) Ansible
4 13 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.00%) MOM
6 9 (0.75%) SCOM
7 7 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 7 (0.58%) Tivoli
8 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.33%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.33%) SCCM
10 3 (0.25%) TrustSec
11 2 (0.17%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.17%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.17%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 2 (0.17%) Mesos
11 2 (0.17%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.17%) Terraform
11 2 (0.17%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 204 (17.03%) Microsoft
2 162 (13.52%) Oracle
3 82 (6.84%) VMware
4 65 (5.43%) SAP
5 55 (4.59%) Cisco
6 45 (3.76%) Salesforce.com
7 34 (2.84%) TIBCO
8 32 (2.67%) IBM
9 29 (2.42%) Sybase
10 27 (2.25%) EMC
11 25 (2.09%) hybris
12 24 (2.00%) NetApp
13 22 (1.84%) Google
14 20 (1.67%) Intel
15 18 (1.50%) Citrix
16 16 (1.34%) HP
17 14 (1.17%) Adobe
17 14 (1.17%) CheckPoint
17 14 (1.17%) Remedy
18 13 (1.09%) Informatica
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £100000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Generous Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum £70-80k+ bonus bens car
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits + bonus (10%), Medical, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £90,000 + Extensive benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £90,000 + Extensive benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £90,000 + Extensive benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £90,000 + Extensive benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Maxwell Bond
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £ 65,000 + car allowance (5k) + bonus (10-15%) + pension + healt
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago