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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 111 117 99
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 25 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.08% 0.47% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.50% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 5
Average salary £70,000 £51,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.58% -6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £40,000 £50,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £59,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-2.54% -1.66%
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
2192 1993 1607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.36% 94.05% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1896 1804 1332
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

Technical Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 24 (41.38%) VMware
2 22 (37.93%) Business Development
2 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 21 (36.21%) Project Management
3 21 (36.21%) Degree
4 20 (34.48%) Windows
5 16 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (18.97%) SCCM
7 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
8 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (17.24%) NetApp
8 10 (17.24%) SCOM
9 9 (15.52%) Finance
9 9 (15.52%) Citrix
9 9 (15.52%) MCSE
9 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
9 9 (15.52%) Customer Engagement
10 8 (13.79%) Windows 7
10 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
10 8 (13.79%) .NET
10 8 (13.79%) Time Management
11 7 (12.07%) Hyper-V
11 7 (12.07%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (12.07%) VCP5
11 7 (12.07%) Line Management
12 6 (10.34%) Big Data
12 6 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
12 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
2 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
3 7 (12.07%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.17%) Lync
6 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) SaaS
1 5 (8.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) LAN
1 1 (1.72%) WAN
1 1 (1.72%) SAN
1 1 (1.72%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) Big Data
2 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.72%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Ant
1 3 (5.17%) JIRA
1 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.72%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.62%) Front Office
3 3 (5.17%) Marketing
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Local Government
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) .NET
2 3 (5.17%) HTML
2 3 (5.17%) CSS
2 3 (5.17%) XML
2 3 (5.17%) Ajax
2 3 (5.17%) JSON
2 3 (5.17%) jQuery
2 3 (5.17%) AngularJS
2 3 (5.17%) PhoneGap
2 3 (5.17%) HTML5
3 2 (3.45%) Middleware
4 1 (1.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Social Media
2 3 (5.17%) User Experience
3 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.72%) DTV
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) Replication
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (34.48%) Windows
2 8 (13.79%) Windows 7
3 5 (8.62%) Linux
3 5 (8.62%) UNIX
4 3 (5.17%) AIX
4 3 (5.17%) Android
4 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.72%) SUSE
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) Business Development
2 21 (36.21%) Project Management
3 9 (15.52%) Customer Engagement
4 8 (13.79%) Time Management
5 7 (12.07%) Line Management
6 6 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (10.34%) ITIL
6 6 (10.34%) SOA
7 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.62%) Big Data Analytics
7 5 (8.62%) Business Transformation
7 5 (8.62%) Analytics
8 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.90%) TOGAF
9 3 (5.17%) OOP
9 3 (5.17%) MVC
9 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.17%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (3.45%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) Java
2 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (36.21%) Degree
2 12 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (15.52%) MCSE
5 7 (12.07%) VCP5
6 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
6 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.45%) MCP
8 1 (1.72%) CCIE
8 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
3 7 (12.07%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.45%) XenApp
4 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.45%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.72%) SRDF
5 1 (1.72%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) SCCM
2 10 (17.24%) SCOM
3 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.72%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (41.38%) VMware
2 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.24%) NetApp
4 9 (15.52%) Citrix
5 4 (6.90%) HP
6 3 (5.17%) EMC
6 3 (5.17%) 3PAR
6 3 (5.17%) Sencha
7 2 (3.45%) Mercator
7 2 (3.45%) Symantec
8 1 (1.72%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.72%) SAP
8 1 (1.72%) Cognos
8 1 (1.72%) Cisco
8 1 (1.72%) IBM
8 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.72%) Juniper
8 1 (1.72%) Informatica
8 1 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.72%) Teradata
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