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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 117 95 89
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 13 23 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.64% 1.26% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.34% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 12
Average salary £67,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% +4.76%
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
1928 1721 1585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.45% 94.30% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 1522 1375
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 24 December 2014.

Technical Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 17 (43.59%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 11 (28.21%) VMware
3 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
3 10 (25.64%) SOA
4 9 (23.08%) .NET
4 9 (23.08%) Citrix
5 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
5 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
5 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
6 7 (17.95%) Java
6 7 (17.95%) Linux
6 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
6 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.95%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (17.95%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (15.38%) ITIL
7 6 (15.38%) UNIX
7 6 (15.38%) TOGAF
7 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 5 (12.82%) HTML
8 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
8 5 (12.82%) Ant
8 5 (12.82%) CSS
8 5 (12.82%) XML
8 5 (12.82%) OOP
8 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
8 5 (12.82%) MVC

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
2 7 (17.95%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
4 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) LAN
1 4 (10.26%) WAN
2 3 (7.69%) Unified Communications
3 2 (5.13%) Wireless
3 2 (5.13%) Wireless Security
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Ant
1 5 (12.82%) JIRA
1 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
3 5 (12.82%) Banking
4 3 (7.69%) Marketing
5 2 (5.13%) Local Government
5 2 (5.13%) Front Office
6 1 (2.56%) Electronics
6 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) CSS
2 5 (12.82%) Ajax
2 5 (12.82%) JSON
2 5 (12.82%) jQuery
2 5 (12.82%) HTML5
2 5 (12.82%) XML
2 5 (12.82%) PhoneGap
2 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
2 5 (12.82%) HTML
3 2 (5.13%) Middleware
3 2 (5.13%) REST
3 2 (5.13%) SOAP
3 2 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) User Experience
2 2 (5.13%) Social Media
2 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) DTV
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Linux
3 6 (15.38%) UNIX
4 5 (12.82%) Android
4 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
4 5 (12.82%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.69%) AIX
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.56%) SUSE
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) SOA
2 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (15.38%) TOGAF
3 6 (15.38%) ITIL
3 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.82%) OOP
4 5 (12.82%) MVC
4 5 (12.82%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (7.69%) Change Control
5 3 (7.69%) Business Development
5 3 (7.69%) Time Management
5 3 (7.69%) Migration
5 3 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (5.13%) Workflow
6 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) Java
2 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
1 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) MCP
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) CCIE
4 1 (2.56%) CCA
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.69%) Terminal Services
3 3 (7.69%) XenApp
4 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.56%) SRDF
5 1 (2.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (2.56%) vSphere
5 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) ARCserve
1 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) VMware
2 9 (23.08%) Citrix
3 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.82%) Sencha
5 4 (10.26%) NetApp
6 3 (7.69%) EMC
7 2 (5.13%) Mercator
7 2 (5.13%) Symantec
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco
8 1 (2.56%) Vertica
8 1 (2.56%) Talend
8 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.56%) SAP
8 1 (2.56%) Cognos
8 1 (2.56%) Juniper
8 1 (2.56%) Informatica
8 1 (2.56%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (2.56%) Ab Initio
8 1 (2.56%) Teradata