The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Architecture 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 Architecture
Rank 97 76 66
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -10
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 21 35 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.21% 2.14% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 2.69% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 21 31 39
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £100,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
Technical Architecture
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1405 1301 1260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.79% 79.72% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1159 1130 1038
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Technical Architecture
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Technical Architecture Salary Trend in Birmingham

Technical Architecture
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

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

Technical Architecture Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 15 (39.47%) VMware
3 13 (34.21%) Windows
4 12 (31.58%) Web Services
5 11 (28.95%) Java
5 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
5 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (26.32%) SQL
6 10 (26.32%) ITIL
6 10 (26.32%) Active Directory
7 9 (23.68%) Citrix
7 9 (23.68%) XML
7 9 (23.68%) CRM
7 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
7 9 (23.68%) HTML
7 9 (23.68%) Oracle
7 9 (23.68%) CSS
7 9 (23.68%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (23.68%) MVC
7 9 (23.68%) Firewall
8 8 (21.05%) Finance
8 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
8 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
9 7 (18.42%) Workflow
9 7 (18.42%) WebLogic
9 7 (18.42%) JBoss
9 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (15.79%) SOA

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.42%) WebLogic
1 7 (18.42%) JBoss
2 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.53%) Lync
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (5.26%) MQSeries
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) Firewall
2 6 (15.79%) SAN
3 5 (13.16%) DNS
3 5 (13.16%) HTTPS
3 5 (13.16%) Wireshark
4 4 (10.53%) WAN
4 4 (10.53%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) DB2
2 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
2 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) DataStage
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) RequisitePro
2 4 (10.53%) JIRA
2 4 (10.53%) Ant
2 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.89%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (5.26%) JUnit
4 2 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) Architect
2 12 (31.58%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (26.32%) Technical Architect
4 7 (18.42%) CRM Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Security Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.53%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Security Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Services Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Service Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Services Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (5.26%) .NET Architect
7 2 (5.26%) .NET Technical Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Lead Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Java Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) Web Services
2 9 (23.68%) XML
2 9 (23.68%) CSS
2 9 (23.68%) HTML
3 5 (13.16%) Middleware
3 5 (13.16%) Spring
3 5 (13.16%) JSP
3 5 (13.16%) Servlets
3 5 (13.16%) JMS
3 5 (13.16%) Struts
4 4 (10.53%) PhoneGap
4 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 4 (10.53%) CGI
4 4 (10.53%) JSON
4 4 (10.53%) jQuery
4 4 (10.53%) HTML5
5 2 (5.26%) REST
5 2 (5.26%) CSS3
5 2 (5.26%) Ajax
5 2 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Client/Server
1 5 (13.16%) N-Tier
1 5 (13.16%) Clustering
1 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) GIS
3 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Android
2 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) ITIL
3 9 (23.68%) CRM
3 9 (23.68%) MVC
4 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
5 7 (18.42%) Workflow
6 6 (15.79%) Service Management
6 6 (15.79%) SOA
6 6 (15.79%) ETL
6 6 (15.79%) TOGAF
7 5 (13.16%) Scrum
7 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (13.16%) OO
7 5 (13.16%) Migration
8 4 (10.53%) ITSM
8 4 (10.53%) OOP
8 4 (10.53%) Business Development
8 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.53%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) Java
2 10 (26.32%) SQL
3 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (13.16%) MCSE
4 4 (10.53%) CCNA
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (10.53%) JNCIA
5 3 (7.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
1 4 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.53%) XenApp
3 4 (10.53%) XenDesktop
3 4 (10.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 15 (39.47%) VMware
3 9 (23.68%) Citrix
3 9 (23.68%) Oracle
4 5 (13.16%) Sybase
4 5 (13.16%) Cisco
4 5 (13.16%) IBM
4 5 (13.16%) Pega
4 5 (13.16%) BEA
4 5 (13.16%) NetApp
4 5 (13.16%) Vitria
5 4 (10.53%) Computacenter
5 4 (10.53%) Juniper
5 4 (10.53%) HP
5 4 (10.53%) Dell
6 3 (7.89%) Talend
7 2 (5.26%) Sencha
8 1 (2.63%) Informatica