The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 94 90 69
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 24 21 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.38% 1.29% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.34% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 23
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £49,850 £47,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £100,000 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Technical Architect
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1668 1563 1582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.92% 95.77% 94.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1412 1359 1323
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,300 £65,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Architect in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Technical Architect Salary Trend in Birmingham

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Technical Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Technical Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Architect in their job title.

1 19 (51.35%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
2 18 (48.65%) Citrix
3 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
4 14 (37.84%) VMware
5 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
6 10 (27.03%) SQL
6 10 (27.03%) UNIX
6 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (27.03%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
8 8 (21.62%) Clustering
8 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (18.92%) Finance
9 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
9 7 (18.92%) Web Services
9 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
10 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
10 6 (16.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (16.22%) Linux
10 6 (16.22%) Cisco
11 5 (13.51%) DNS
11 5 (13.51%) HTTPS
11 5 (13.51%) CRM
11 5 (13.51%) MCSE
11 5 (13.51%) ETL
11 5 (13.51%) Scrum
11 5 (13.51%) SAN
11 5 (13.51%) RequisitePro

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Technical Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) DNS
1 5 (13.51%) HTTPS
1 5 (13.51%) SAN
1 5 (13.51%) Firewall
1 5 (13.51%) Wireshark
2 3 (8.11%) LAN
2 3 (8.11%) WAN
2 3 (8.11%) Unified Communications
3 2 (5.41%) Wireless Security
3 2 (5.41%) Wireless
4 1 (2.70%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) RequisitePro
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Ant
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) Web Services
2 3 (8.11%) HTML
2 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) CSS
3 2 (5.41%) SOAP
3 2 (5.41%) XML
3 2 (5.41%) Ajax
3 2 (5.41%) JSON
3 2 (5.41%) jQuery
3 2 (5.41%) HTML5
3 2 (5.41%) REST
3 2 (5.41%) PhoneGap
3 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Clustering
2 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) UNIX
3 6 (16.22%) Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Android
4 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Technical Architecture
1 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.51%) CRM
2 5 (13.51%) ETL
2 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (13.51%) Scrum
3 4 (10.81%) SOA
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL
4 3 (8.11%) MVC
4 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
4 3 (8.11%) Network Design
4 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.41%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (5.41%) Time Management
5 2 (5.41%) Change Control
5 2 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.41%) Workflow
5 2 (5.41%) Migration
5 2 (5.41%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) Java
3 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) MCSE
4 3 (8.11%) MCP
5 2 (5.41%) MCSA
5 2 (5.41%) CCA
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (5.41%) Degree
5 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) VCDX
6 1 (2.70%) VCAP
System Software
1 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
2 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.11%) XenApp
5 2 (5.41%) XenServer
5 2 (5.41%) vSphere
6 1 (2.70%) vCloud
6 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Citrix
2 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
3 14 (37.84%) VMware
4 6 (16.22%) Cisco
5 3 (8.11%) NetApp
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle
6 2 (5.41%) EMC
6 2 (5.41%) Sencha
7 1 (2.70%) Intel
7 1 (2.70%) Novell
7 1 (2.70%) Computacenter
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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