The first table below looks at the demand for Technical Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 48 43 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.34% 0.71% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.91% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £60,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
227 220 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 78.01% 77.74% 81.34%
Number of salaries quoted 177 174 147
Average salary £41,000 £38,633 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.12% +10.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Technical Architecture
West Midlands

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Technical Architecture
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Technical Architecture Salary Trend in Solihull

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) IIS
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) CISSP
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Fujitsu
4 2 (28.57%) Marketing
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) WCF
5 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Applications Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) CRM Architect
4 1 (14.29%) CRM Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
2 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Fujitsu