The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Technical Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architecture
UK
Rank 375 380 328
Rank change year-on-year +5 -52  
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 648 824 1019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.76% 0.80% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.90% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 496 622 790
Median salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £88,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £56,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +2.27%  

Technical Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75633 91466 92413
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.04% 88.55% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62140 75689 74754
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in the UK

Technical Architecture
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Technical Architecture in the UK

Technical Architecture
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for Technical Architecture in the UK

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture 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 +5 615 £70,000 +7.69% 94
London +93 361 £75,000 +7.14% 49
City of London +66 56 £75,000 +3.44% 15
Yorkshire +27 55 £50,000 -9.09% 6
South East -34 50 £52,500 -12.50% 16
South West +10 38 £68,750 -5.17% 4
West Yorkshire +12 33 £55,000 - 2
Leeds +8 30 £50,000 -9.09% 1
North West -20 30 £52,500 +5.00% 7
East of England +6 21 £39,000 -42.22% 4
Manchester -19 21 £52,500 +16.66% 3
East Midlands +7 20 £75,000 +101.34% 2
Nottingham +19 19 £75,000 +100.00% 2
Nottinghamshire +16 19 £75,000 +100.00% 2
West Midlands -16 19 £41,600 -30.66% 5
Tyne and Wear +16 17 £22,500 -50.27% 1
Scotland +13 17 £72,500 +52.63% 6
North East +12 17 £22,500 -50.27% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +15 16 £22,500 -53.12% 1
Bristol +6 15 £72,500 +75.75% 1
Birmingham -5 12 £36,500 -30.47% 1
Berkshire +21 11 £65,000 -9.72% 4
Glasgow +11 11 £75,000 +81.81% 2
South Yorkshire +18 10 £42,250 -61.59% 2
Hampshire -5 9 £67,500 +8.00% 4
Sheffield +15 8 £41,000 -62.72% 1
Bedfordshire +22 7 - - 2
Luton +7 7 - - 2
Wales +2 6 £37,000 -22.10% 2
Edinburgh -1 6 £45,000 -10.00% 4

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 595 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 408 (29.54%) Java
3 405 (29.33%) Finance
4 314 (22.74%) .NET
5 264 (19.12%) Degree
6 248 (17.96%) Retail
7 246 (17.81%) JavaScript
8 228 (16.51%) Big Data
9 222 (16.08%) TOGAF
10 220 (15.93%) SQL
11 216 (15.64%) Project Management
12 213 (15.42%) Microsoft
13 211 (15.28%) SQL Server
14 208 (15.06%) Oracle
15 207 (14.99%) ITIL
16 203 (14.70%) Amazon AWS
17 178 (12.89%) Web Services
18 175 (12.67%) CRM
19 172 (12.45%) HTML
20 170 (12.31%) Python
21 167 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure
22 165 (11.95%) Windows
23 164 (11.88%) SaaS
24 160 (11.59%) VMware
25 155 (11.22%) Data Centre
26 150 (10.86%) IT Strategy
26 150 (10.86%) C#
27 148 (10.72%) SOA
28 145 (10.50%) Linux
29 144 (10.43%) Banking

Technical Architecture
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 80 (5.79%) SharePoint
2 55 (3.98%) Apache
3 52 (3.77%) IIS
4 47 (3.40%) WebSphere
5 42 (3.04%) MS Exchange
6 36 (2.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 36 (2.61%) Tomcat
7 34 (2.46%) JBoss
8 33 (2.39%) WebLogic
9 32 (2.32%) CMS
9 32 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2010
10 28 (2.03%) Apache Spark
11 22 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
11 22 (1.59%) Skype for Business
12 19 (1.38%) Apache Pig
13 17 (1.23%) Jetty
13 17 (1.23%) nginx
13 17 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
14 16 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
14 16 (1.16%) Mule
Applications
1 138 (9.99%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 19 (1.38%) MS Visio
3 17 (1.23%) MS Project
4 16 (1.16%) MS Office
5 10 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.072%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.072%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.072%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.67%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 22 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
3 22 (1.59%) Oracle Retail
4 17 (1.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 16 (1.16%) Cognos Planning
6 15 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.58%) SAP CRM
8 6 (0.43%) SAP IS-U
9 5 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
10 4 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
10 4 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.29%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.29%) Sentinel
11 3 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
12 2 (0.14%) Bloomberg TOMS
12 2 (0.14%) Eloqua
12 2 (0.14%) PeopleSoft HCM
12 2 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 203 (14.70%) Amazon AWS
2 167 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 164 (11.88%) SaaS
4 87 (6.30%) PaaS
5 70 (5.07%) IaaS
6 51 (3.69%) Amazon EC2
7 43 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
8 35 (2.53%) Office 365
9 11 (0.80%) OpenShift
10 10 (0.72%) Force.com
10 10 (0.72%) GitHub
11 9 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.43%) Heroku
13 5 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
13 5 (0.36%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
14 3 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
14 3 (0.22%) Oracle CX
15 2 (0.14%) Boomi
15 2 (0.14%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 77 (5.58%) Internet
2 52 (3.77%) HTTP
3 49 (3.55%) Firewall
4 42 (3.04%) LAN
4 42 (3.04%) SAN
5 41 (2.97%) DNS
6 39 (2.82%) WAN
7 26 (1.88%) TCP/IP
8 23 (1.67%) LDAP
8 23 (1.67%) Wireless
9 22 (1.59%) DMZ
9 22 (1.59%) NAS
9 22 (1.59%) VPN
10 21 (1.52%) Ethernet
10 21 (1.52%) ISDN
11 18 (1.30%) MPLS
12 17 (1.23%) SSL
13 15 (1.09%) DHCP
13 15 (1.09%) IPsec
13 15 (1.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (16.51%) Big Data
2 211 (15.28%) SQL Server
3 112 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 107 (7.75%) MySQL
5 94 (6.81%) MongoDB
6 70 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
7 69 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 64 (4.63%) Relational Database
9 63 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
10 52 (3.77%) Hadoop
11 44 (3.19%) DB2
12 42 (3.04%) Blockchain
13 40 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 39 (2.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 36 (2.61%) Oracle Database
16 34 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
17 28 (2.03%) RDBMS
18 26 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
19 23 (1.67%) SAP HANA
19 23 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 65 (4.71%) Git (software)
2 45 (3.26%) webpack
3 43 (3.11%) Babel
4 34 (2.46%) Jenkins
5 33 (2.39%) Visual Studio
6 29 (2.10%) Subversion
7 28 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (1.67%) JUnit
9 22 (1.59%) Maven
9 22 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
10 21 (1.52%) Hudson
11 17 (1.23%) Ant
11 17 (1.23%) Artifactory
11 17 (1.23%) JIRA
12 16 (1.16%) Eclipse
12 16 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 16 (1.16%) Talend Open Studio
13 13 (0.94%) Cucumber
14 12 (0.87%) Selenium
15 9 (0.65%) ERwin
General
1 405 (29.33%) Finance
2 248 (17.96%) Retail
3 144 (10.43%) Banking
4 104 (7.53%) Telecoms
5 59 (4.27%) Marketing
6 49 (3.55%) Publishing
7 24 (1.74%) Legal
8 23 (1.67%) Electronics
9 20 (1.45%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.16%) Games
10 16 (1.16%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.94%) Advertising
11 13 (0.94%) Back Office
12 12 (0.87%) Retail Banking
13 11 (0.80%) Local Government
14 9 (0.65%) Front Office
15 7 (0.51%) Automotive
15 7 (0.51%) Law
16 6 (0.43%) French Language
16 6 (0.43%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 678 (49.09%) Architect
2 244 (17.67%) Technical Architect
3 218 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
4 188 (13.61%) Developer
5 82 (5.94%) Consultant
6 75 (5.43%) Infrastructure Architect
7 65 (4.71%) Data Architect
8 60 (4.34%) Java Architect
9 51 (3.69%) Cloud Architect
10 47 (3.40%) Analyst
11 43 (3.11%) Enterprise Architect
11 43 (3.11%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
11 43 (3.11%) Software Engineer
12 40 (2.90%) .NET Architect
12 40 (2.90%) .NET Technical Architect
13 39 (2.82%) Senior Developer
14 37 (2.68%) Graduate
14 37 (2.68%) Java Developer
14 37 (2.68%) Java Technical Architect
14 37 (2.68%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (22.74%) .NET
2 178 (12.89%) Web Services
3 172 (12.45%) HTML
4 117 (8.47%) XML
5 109 (7.89%) CSS
6 106 (7.68%) AngularJS
7 99 (7.17%) Middleware
8 96 (6.95%) Node.js
9 95 (6.88%) REST
10 87 (6.30%) HTML5
11 81 (5.87%) Spring
12 80 (5.79%) RESTful
13 78 (5.65%) React
14 67 (4.85%) jQuery
15 61 (4.42%) ASP.NET
15 61 (4.42%) Kafka
16 55 (3.98%) J2EE
17 49 (3.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 44 (3.19%) SOAP
19 43 (3.11%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 155 (11.22%) Data Centre
2 144 (10.43%) Enterprise Software
3 134 (9.70%) Computer Science
4 127 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
5 90 (6.52%) Management Information System
6 80 (5.79%) User Experience
7 60 (4.34%) Mobile App
8 59 (4.27%) CMDB
9 42 (3.04%) Internet of Things
10 29 (2.10%) Client/Server
10 29 (2.10%) Public Cloud
11 26 (1.88%) N-Tier
12 24 (1.74%) Clustering
13 17 (1.23%) Fintech
13 17 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 17 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
13 17 (1.23%) Replication
14 15 (1.09%) Fixed Income
15 13 (0.94%) Equities
15 13 (0.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 165 (11.95%) Windows
2 145 (10.50%) Linux
3 61 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 60 (4.34%) Android
4 60 (4.34%) Unix
5 57 (4.13%) Apple iOS
6 49 (3.55%) Windows Server
6 49 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.51%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.29%) Solaris
11 3 (0.22%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.072%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.072%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.072%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.072%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 595 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (16.08%) TOGAF
3 216 (15.64%) Project Management
4 207 (14.99%) ITIL
5 175 (12.67%) CRM
6 150 (10.86%) IT Strategy
7 148 (10.72%) SOA
8 143 (10.35%) Continuous Integration
9 141 (10.21%) Presales
10 135 (9.78%) TDD
11 129 (9.34%) Zachman Framework
12 127 (9.20%) Open Source
13 126 (9.12%) Service Delivery
14 124 (8.98%) Software Engineering
15 121 (8.76%) Enterprise Architecture
16 113 (8.18%) PRINCE2
17 110 (7.97%) Analytics
18 107 (7.75%) E-Commerce
19 105 (7.60%) Service Management
20 100 (7.24%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 408 (29.54%) Java
2 246 (17.81%) JavaScript
3 220 (15.93%) SQL
4 170 (12.31%) Python
5 150 (10.86%) C#
6 76 (5.50%) PHP
7 58 (4.20%) Scala
8 50 (3.62%) PowerShell
9 47 (3.40%) ES6
10 46 (3.33%) Go
11 39 (2.82%) T-SQL
12 33 (2.39%) Ruby
13 29 (2.10%) C++
14 22 (1.59%) Perl
15 20 (1.45%) ABAP
16 19 (1.38%) C
17 18 (1.30%) Groovy
18 17 (1.23%) Shell Script
19 16 (1.16%) VBScript
20 15 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 264 (19.12%) Degree
2 54 (3.91%) ISEB
3 52 (3.77%) PMP
4 51 (3.69%) PMI Certification
5 42 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (2.68%) GIAC
7 33 (2.39%) Security Cleared
8 29 (2.10%) CISSP
9 26 (1.88%) GCIH
10 24 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (1.59%) MCSE
12 19 (1.38%) CCNP
13 18 (1.30%) MCSA
14 15 (1.09%) SC Cleared
14 15 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 14 (1.01%) CISM
16 11 (0.80%) CEH
17 10 (0.72%) CCIE
18 9 (0.65%) CCNA
18 9 (0.65%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (3.84%) QA
2 48 (3.48%) PCI DSS
3 26 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.45%) Data Quality
5 19 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 10 (0.72%) SLA
7 9 (0.65%) PMO
8 7 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 6 (0.43%) COBIT
10 5 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.36%) GCP
10 5 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.14%) GPG13
12 2 (0.14%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.14%) ISO13485
12 2 (0.14%) WCAG
13 1 (0.072%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.072%) EMIR
System Software
1 131 (9.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 84 (6.08%) Active Directory
3 47 (3.40%) Virtual Machines
4 39 (2.82%) Docker
5 23 (1.67%) VMware ESX
6 21 (1.52%) Hyper-V
7 19 (1.38%) XenApp
8 14 (1.01%) vSphere
9 13 (0.94%) Terminal Services
10 12 (0.87%) Apache Flume
10 12 (0.87%) Firmware
11 6 (0.43%) HDFS
12 5 (0.36%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.29%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.22%) LXC
14 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 46 (3.33%) SCVMM
2 42 (3.04%) Kubernetes
3 31 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (2.17%) Puppet
5 19 (1.38%) Microsoft Clustering
6 17 (1.23%) Rundeck
7 16 (1.16%) WSUS
8 15 (1.09%) Nessus
9 11 (0.80%) Ansible
9 11 (0.80%) QRadar
10 8 (0.58%) Marathon
10 8 (0.58%) Mesos
10 8 (0.58%) vRealize
11 7 (0.51%) RSA Security Analytics
12 6 (0.43%) CA Wily
12 6 (0.43%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.29%) SCCM
14 3 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
14 3 (0.22%) logstash
14 3 (0.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 213 (15.42%) Microsoft
2 208 (15.06%) Oracle
3 160 (11.59%) VMware
4 113 (8.18%) Cisco
5 100 (7.24%) IBM
6 99 (7.17%) Citrix
7 79 (5.72%) HP
8 77 (5.58%) Juniper
9 70 (5.07%) SAP
10 64 (4.63%) NetApp
11 60 (4.34%) CheckPoint
12 52 (3.77%) EMC
13 43 (3.11%) BMC
14 32 (2.32%) Hyperion
15 29 (2.10%) hybris
16 28 (2.03%) CA
16 28 (2.03%) Cognizant
16 28 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
16 28 (2.03%) Splunk
17 27 (1.96%) PeopleSoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus scheme and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Incredible bens
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum + shares, bonus, pension,flexi hour
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
The People Network
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits + bonus (10%), Medical, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £160000.00 - £210000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 to 90,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £90000 - £125000 Per Annum Plus bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £140000 - £160000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Talent Spa
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + 5k Bonus, Pension, Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £61000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £580 - £620 per day + Dependent on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Oscar
Posted: 5 days ago