The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 162 167 161
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 48 42 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.91% 0.80% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.84% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 43 40 18
Average salary £50,000 £62,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £50,000 £49,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £91,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Technical Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5009 5016 4877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.96% 95.04% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4198 4246 4050
Average salary £39,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.28% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,962 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Technical Architect Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Technical Architect Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Technical Architect
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -29 24 £52,500 -16.00% 1
Shropshire - 7 £44,500 -
Coventry -3 4 £37,500 -46.42% 1
Staffordshire - 4 £70,000 -
Wolverhampton +10 3 £50,000 -
West Bromwich +8 1 £60,000 +26.31%
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 45 (55.56%) Windows
2 40 (49.38%) Microsoft
3 38 (46.91%) VMware
4 37 (45.68%) Active Directory
5 28 (34.57%) Citrix
6 27 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 25 (30.86%) SQL
8 24 (29.63%) MS Exchange
8 24 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (28.40%) Cisco
10 20 (24.69%) MS Excel
10 20 (24.69%) .NET
11 19 (23.46%) SQL Server
12 16 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (18.52%) LAN
13 15 (18.52%) WAN
14 14 (17.28%) Retail
15 13 (16.05%) Oracle
15 13 (16.05%) HTML
15 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
15 13 (16.05%) CSS
16 12 (14.81%) UNIX
16 12 (14.81%) C#
16 12 (14.81%) ASP.NET
17 11 (13.58%) SOA
18 10 (12.35%) Web Services
18 10 (12.35%) Clustering
18 10 (12.35%) Technical Architecture
19 9 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 9 (11.11%) jQuery

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 24 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (8.64%) JBoss
3 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2000
3 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.47%) SAS
5 2 (2.47%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.23%) Lync
6 1 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (24.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.70%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.64%) Office 365
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.52%) LAN
1 15 (18.52%) WAN
2 7 (8.64%) SAN
3 6 (7.41%) VoIP
4 5 (6.17%) Wireshark
4 5 (6.17%) Firewall
4 5 (6.17%) DNS
4 5 (6.17%) HTTPS
5 4 (4.94%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.47%) Network Security
7 1 (1.23%) Wireless Security
7 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.47%) OLAP
3 2 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.47%) Big Data
3 2 (2.47%) BODI
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.47%) QlikView
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) RequisitePro
2 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.23%) AccuRev
3 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (17.28%) Retail
2 7 (8.64%) Finance
3 5 (6.17%) Back Office
4 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.69%) .NET
2 13 (16.05%) HTML
2 13 (16.05%) CSS
3 12 (14.81%) ASP.NET
4 10 (12.35%) Web Services
5 9 (11.11%) jQuery
6 8 (9.88%) HTML5
6 8 (9.88%) Ajax
7 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (6.17%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.70%) XML
10 1 (1.23%) RESTful
10 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.23%) XHTML
10 1 (1.23%) XSL
10 1 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Clustering
2 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.88%) Data Centre
4 7 (8.64%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.94%) User Experience
6 3 (3.70%) Data Integration
6 3 (3.70%) Fat Client
6 3 (3.70%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.47%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.47%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.23%) Replication
8 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 45 (55.56%) Windows
2 12 (14.81%) UNIX
3 9 (11.11%) Linux
4 6 (7.41%) Windows 8
5 5 (6.17%) Windows Vista
5 5 (6.17%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.47%) Android
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (13.58%) SOA
3 10 (12.35%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (9.88%) Scrum
6 7 (8.64%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (8.64%) MVC
6 7 (8.64%) CRM
6 7 (8.64%) ETL
7 6 (7.41%) Change Management
8 5 (6.17%) Database Mirroring
8 5 (6.17%) OO
9 4 (4.94%) Waterfall
9 4 (4.94%) Web Development
10 3 (3.70%) Document Management
10 3 (3.70%) Network Design
10 3 (3.70%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.70%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.70%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.86%) SQL
2 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
3 12 (14.81%) C#
4 8 (9.88%) Java
5 5 (6.17%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.64%) MCSE
3 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.17%) MCP
5 4 (4.94%) Degree
6 2 (2.47%) CCA
6 2 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.47%) VCAP
6 2 (2.47%) VCDX
7 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.23%) MCITP
7 1 (1.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 37 (45.68%) Active Directory
2 27 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 24 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.94%) XenApp
5 3 (3.70%) XenServer
5 3 (3.70%) vSphere
6 2 (2.47%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.47%) vCloud
6 2 (2.47%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) NetBackup
1 2 (2.47%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.23%) SCCM
2 1 (1.23%) SCOM
2 1 (1.23%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.23%) Puppet
2 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.23%) Ansible
2 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.23%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 40 (49.38%) Microsoft
2 38 (46.91%) VMware
3 28 (34.57%) Citrix
4 23 (28.40%) Cisco
5 13 (16.05%) Oracle
6 6 (7.41%) NetApp
7 5 (6.17%) EMC
7 5 (6.17%) Business Objects
8 4 (4.94%) Intel
9 3 (3.70%) Pega
9 3 (3.70%) OpenText
9 3 (3.70%) Metastorm
9 3 (3.70%) IBM
10 2 (2.47%) SAP
10 2 (2.47%) HP
10 2 (2.47%) Dell
10 2 (2.47%) Informatica
10 2 (2.47%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.47%) Symantec
10 2 (2.47%) Ab Initio
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago