Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Design Architect was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Technical Design Architect
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1172 1190 1296
Rank change year-on-year +18 +106 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Design Architect 17 29 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.016% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.016% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 13
UK median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% - +12.99%
10th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £66,875
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -10.71% - +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Technical Design Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Technical Design Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Design Architect in the UK

Technical Design Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Technical Design Architect in the UK

Technical Design Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Design Architect over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Design Architect in the UK

Technical Design Architect
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Design Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London +25 14 £62,500 -10.71% 2
England +34 11 £65,000 -7.14% 2
South East +36 6 £65,000 -7.14%
Scotland -15 4 £57,500 -8.00% 1
North of England +11 2 £75,000 -16.67% 1
North West -8 2 £75,000 -16.67% 1
South West +10 1 - -
East of England -1 1 £65,000 +8.33%
London -5 1 £67,500 -6.90% 1

Technical Design Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Technical Design 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 Design Architect in the job title.

1 7 (41.18%) CCIE
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (41.18%) Juniper
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) IT Strategy
3 5 (29.41%) JNCIP
3 5 (29.41%) Network Design
3 5 (29.41%) MPLS
3 5 (29.41%) OSPF
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) WAN
3 5 (29.41%) VPN
4 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
4 4 (23.53%) CCNP
4 4 (23.53%) CCNA
4 4 (23.53%) CCDA
4 4 (23.53%) Capita
4 4 (23.53%) Firewall
4 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
4 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
5 3 (17.65%) xDSL
5 3 (17.65%) CCDE
5 3 (17.65%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (17.65%) SLA
5 3 (17.65%) DWDM
5 3 (17.65%) Frame Relay
5 3 (17.65%) Telecoms

Technical Design 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 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) MPLS
1 5 (29.41%) OSPF
1 5 (29.41%) VPN
1 5 (29.41%) WAN
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 3 (17.65%) ATM
3 3 (17.65%) BGP
3 3 (17.65%) DWDM
3 3 (17.65%) EIGRP
3 3 (17.65%) Frame Relay
3 3 (17.65%) LAN
3 3 (17.65%) SDH
3 3 (17.65%) VoIP
3 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (17.65%) WLAN
3 3 (17.65%) X.25
3 3 (17.65%) xDSL
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Power BI
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) J2EE
1 1 (5.88%) Java EE
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Solaris
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) IT Strategy
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
1 5 (29.41%) Network Design
2 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
3 3 (17.65%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (11.76%) ITSM
4 2 (11.76%) Prototyping
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) CCIE
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (29.41%) JNCIP
3 4 (23.53%) CCDA
3 4 (23.53%) CCNA
3 4 (23.53%) CCNP
4 3 (17.65%) CCDE
5 2 (11.76%) CCDP
5 2 (11.76%) CCSA
5 2 (11.76%) CCSE
5 2 (11.76%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
1 7 (41.18%) Juniper
2 4 (23.53%) Capita
2 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
2 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto
3 2 (11.76%) Avaya
3 2 (11.76%) F5
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) VMware