Period
to 27 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Solutions Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

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

Technical Solution Architect
UK
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1021 1040 1098
Rank change year-on-year +19 +58 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 177 215 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.100% 0.11% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.11% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 122 164 186
UK median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £46,525 £47,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £103,750 £90,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £63,750 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -1.92% - +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 170306 194673 213134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.98% 96.48% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 138391 163597 174752
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Technical Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Solutions Architect in the UK

Technical Solutions Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Technical Solutions Architect in the UK

Technical Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Solutions Architect in the UK

Technical Solutions Architect
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 27 July 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
England +61 167 £75,000 +11.11% 8
London +54 117 £77,500 +10.71% 3
UK excluding London +43 55 £63,750 -1.92% 5
South East +70 14 £57,500 -9.80% 1
South West +30 13 £75,000 +11.11% 1
North of England -12 9 £67,500 -3.57% 3
Yorkshire +33 7 £67,500 +17.39% 1
Wales +10 7 £45,000 +12.50%
Midlands +38 6 £57,500 +15.00%
East of England +7 6 £67,500 +35.00%
West Midlands +33 4 £55,500 +11.00%
East Midlands +24 2 £75,000 +36.36%
North West -39 2 £66,250 -5.36% 1

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, Technical Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 74 (41.81%) Finance
2 69 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (31.07%) Java
4 51 (28.81%) Retail
5 48 (27.12%) TOGAF
5 48 (27.12%) .NET
6 46 (25.99%) Project Management
7 43 (24.29%) C#
8 40 (22.60%) Degree
9 39 (22.03%) Computer Science
10 35 (19.77%) Zachman Framework
10 35 (19.77%) Computer Science Degree
11 34 (19.21%) High Availability
11 34 (19.21%) Banking
11 34 (19.21%) Oracle
11 34 (19.21%) XML
12 33 (18.64%) SQL
12 33 (18.64%) Scrum
12 33 (18.64%) Technical Architecture
13 32 (18.08%) Investment Banking
13 32 (18.08%) Microsoft Azure
14 31 (17.51%) SOA
15 29 (16.38%) Kanban
15 29 (16.38%) Presales
16 28 (15.82%) Wealth Management
17 27 (15.25%) Oracle Database
17 27 (15.25%) Algorithms
17 27 (15.25%) Master's Degree
18 26 (14.69%) Low Latency
18 26 (14.69%) Retail Banking

Technical Solutions 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 11 (6.21%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (3.39%) IIS
4 4 (2.26%) NetWeaver
4 4 (2.26%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.69%) Apache
5 3 (1.69%) JBoss
5 3 (1.69%) Mule
6 2 (1.13%) DataSynapse
6 2 (1.13%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.13%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.13%) SAS
6 2 (1.13%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.13%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.56%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.56%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 8 (4.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.13%) RMDS
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (18.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.21%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (3.39%) Office 365
4 6 (3.39%) SaaS
5 4 (2.26%) IaaS
5 4 (2.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.47%) SAN
2 11 (6.21%) WAN
3 7 (3.95%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (2.82%) LAN
5 4 (2.26%) HTTP
5 4 (2.26%) Internet
6 3 (1.69%) Firewall
6 3 (1.69%) SSL
7 2 (1.13%) FCoE
7 2 (1.13%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.13%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.13%) MPLS
7 2 (1.13%) Multicast
7 2 (1.13%) NAS
7 2 (1.13%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.13%) VoIP
7 2 (1.13%) Wireless
8 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.56%) MQTT
8 1 (0.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.25%) Oracle Database
2 26 (14.69%) SQL Server
3 21 (11.86%) Big Data
4 14 (7.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (7.34%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (3.95%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.39%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.26%) SAP HANA
10 3 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.69%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (1.69%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.69%) SAP BW
11 2 (1.13%) HBase
11 2 (1.13%) MySQL
11 2 (1.13%) OLAP
11 2 (1.13%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (1.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (7.91%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.56%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.56%) gulp
3 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.56%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.56%) Selenium
General
1 74 (41.81%) Finance
2 51 (28.81%) Retail
3 34 (19.21%) Banking
4 32 (18.08%) Investment Banking
5 26 (14.69%) Retail Banking
6 10 (5.65%) Telecoms
7 7 (3.95%) Electronics
8 4 (2.26%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.26%) Marketing
9 3 (1.69%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.13%) French Language
10 2 (1.13%) German Language
10 2 (1.13%) Italian Language
10 2 (1.13%) Legal
11 1 (0.56%) Automotive
11 1 (0.56%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (27.12%) .NET
2 34 (19.21%) XML
3 23 (12.99%) Web Services
4 19 (10.73%) ASP.NET Web API
4 19 (10.73%) CSS
4 19 (10.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 15 (8.47%) AngularJS
5 15 (8.47%) ASP.NET
5 15 (8.47%) WCF
6 13 (7.34%) jQuery
7 11 (6.21%) JMS
8 9 (5.08%) HTML
8 9 (5.08%) Middleware
8 9 (5.08%) SOAP
9 8 (4.52%) JSON
9 8 (4.52%) WPF
10 7 (3.95%) REST
11 6 (3.39%) EDI
12 4 (2.26%) Node.js
13 3 (1.69%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.03%) Computer Science
2 27 (15.25%) Algorithms
3 26 (14.69%) Management Information System
4 13 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.34%) N-Tier
5 12 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (6.78%) Fintech
6 8 (4.52%) Client/Server
6 8 (4.52%) Data Centre
7 7 (3.95%) User Experience
8 6 (3.39%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (2.26%) Enterprise Cloud
10 4 (2.26%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.69%) Clustering
11 3 (1.69%) FlexPod
11 3 (1.69%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 1 (0.56%) Digital TV
12 1 (0.56%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.69%) Unix
2 14 (7.91%) Windows
3 5 (2.82%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.69%) Linux
5 2 (1.13%) Solaris
6 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (27.12%) TOGAF
3 46 (25.99%) Project Management
4 35 (19.77%) Zachman Framework
5 34 (19.21%) High Availability
6 33 (18.64%) Scrum
6 33 (18.64%) Technical Architecture
7 31 (17.51%) SOA
8 29 (16.38%) Kanban
8 29 (16.38%) Presales
9 28 (15.82%) Wealth Management
10 26 (14.69%) Asset Management
10 26 (14.69%) Low Latency
11 21 (11.86%) Migration
12 20 (11.30%) IT Strategy
13 18 (10.17%) MVC
14 17 (9.60%) Analytics
15 16 (9.04%) Software Delivery
16 15 (8.47%) Test Automation
17 14 (7.91%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 55 (31.07%) Java
2 43 (24.29%) C#
3 33 (18.64%) SQL
4 26 (14.69%) Perl
5 23 (12.99%) JavaScript
6 14 (7.91%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.52%) VBA
8 5 (2.82%) Python
8 5 (2.82%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.69%) ABAP
10 2 (1.13%) C++
11 1 (0.56%) Go
11 1 (0.56%) Ruby
11 1 (0.56%) Scala
11 1 (0.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 40 (22.60%) Degree
2 35 (19.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (15.25%) Master's Degree
4 7 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.82%) CCNA
6 3 (1.69%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.13%) CCNP
7 2 (1.13%) MCSE
7 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.13%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) PhD
8 1 (0.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (1.69%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.56%) EMIR
4 1 (0.56%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (5.65%) Hyper-V
1 10 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.95%) NFS
3 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.69%) Docker
3 3 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.13%) KVM
4 2 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.13%) SRDF
4 2 (1.13%) Xen
5 1 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.69%) SCOM
2 2 (1.13%) OpenView
3 1 (0.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (19.21%) Oracle
2 26 (14.69%) Murex
3 22 (12.43%) Microsoft
4 16 (9.04%) VMware
5 8 (4.52%) SAP
6 7 (3.95%) Cisco
7 5 (2.82%) SolarWinds
8 4 (2.26%) EMC
8 4 (2.26%) NetApp
8 4 (2.26%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.69%) HP
10 2 (1.13%) IBM
10 2 (1.13%) Intel
10 2 (1.13%) Sybase
11 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.56%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.56%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.56%) Huawei
11 1 (0.56%) Juniper
11 1 (0.56%) Veeam
Manchester, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
UBS
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Capgemini
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago