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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 189 181 207
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 39 32 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.59% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.63% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 30 26 12
Average salary £62,500 £62,500 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £40,500 £52,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
5383 5107 5281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.13% 94.89% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4437 4274 4435
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -12 23 £65,000 +4.00% 1
Coventry -2 10 £58,750 -34.72% 4
Warwickshire -17 2 £65,000 +62.50%
Shropshire - 2 £55,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £60,000 -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 42 (45.65%) Windows
2 39 (42.39%) VMware
3 35 (38.04%) Microsoft
4 34 (36.96%) Active Directory
5 28 (30.43%) Citrix
6 26 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (28.26%) Hyper-V
7 24 (26.09%) MS Exchange
8 21 (22.83%) SQL
9 20 (21.74%) MS Excel
9 20 (21.74%) Cisco
10 19 (20.65%) WAN
10 19 (20.65%) LAN
11 17 (18.48%) .NET
12 16 (17.39%) JavaScript
12 16 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
13 15 (16.30%) SQL Server
13 15 (16.30%) Retail
14 14 (15.22%) SOA
14 14 (15.22%) Technical Architecture
14 14 (15.22%) Data Centre
15 13 (14.13%) UNIX
15 13 (14.13%) HTML
15 13 (14.13%) CSS
16 12 (13.04%) Manufacturing
17 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET
17 11 (11.96%) C#
17 11 (11.96%) Oracle
18 10 (10.87%) Linux
18 10 (10.87%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (5.43%) JBoss
4 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.26%) Lync
6 2 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.09%) SAS
7 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.09%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Cordys
2 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) Office 365
2 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.35%) SoftLayer
2 4 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.65%) LAN
1 19 (20.65%) WAN
2 6 (6.52%) VoIP
2 6 (6.52%) Network Security
3 4 (4.35%) Firewall
4 3 (3.26%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (3.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (3.26%) SAN
5 1 (1.09%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.09%) DNS
5 1 (1.09%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.52%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.09%) Big Data
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.09%) Lumira
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.09%) BODI
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.09%) QlikView
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.09%) RequisitePro
3 1 (1.09%) AccuRev
3 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (16.30%) Retail
2 12 (13.04%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.52%) Finance
4 5 (5.43%) Back Office
5 3 (3.26%) Automotive
6 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.48%) .NET
2 13 (14.13%) CSS
2 13 (14.13%) HTML
3 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET
4 9 (9.78%) Web Services
4 9 (9.78%) jQuery
5 8 (8.70%) Ajax
5 8 (8.70%) HTML5
6 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (5.43%) MEAP
7 5 (5.43%) .NET Framework
8 4 (4.35%) RESTful
9 3 (3.26%) XML
10 1 (1.09%) XSL
10 1 (1.09%) XHTML
10 1 (1.09%) Middleware
10 1 (1.09%) SOAP
10 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.22%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.61%) Data Integration
3 5 (5.43%) Clustering
4 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.26%) User Experience
5 3 (3.26%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.26%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.17%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.17%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (45.65%) Windows
2 13 (14.13%) UNIX
3 10 (10.87%) Linux
4 6 (6.52%) Windows 8
5 5 (5.43%) Windows XP
5 5 (5.43%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.17%) Android
6 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
2 14 (15.22%) SOA
2 14 (15.22%) Technical Architecture
3 10 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.70%) Change Management
5 7 (7.61%) TOGAF
5 7 (7.61%) MVC
6 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.43%) OO
6 5 (5.43%) Network Design
7 4 (4.35%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (4.35%) Workflow
7 4 (4.35%) Web Development
7 4 (4.35%) Use Case
7 4 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.26%) Data Virtualisation
8 3 (3.26%) Waterfall
8 3 (3.26%) Document Management
8 3 (3.26%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.83%) SQL
2 16 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 11 (11.96%) C#
4 7 (7.61%) Java
5 5 (5.43%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.09%) VB
6 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.35%) MCP
3 4 (4.35%) MCSE
4 2 (2.17%) MCITP
4 2 (2.17%) VCDX
4 2 (2.17%) VCAP
5 1 (1.09%) Degree
5 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) CCA
5 1 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 34 (36.96%) Active Directory
2 26 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (28.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.17%) XenApp
3 2 (2.17%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.17%) vSphere
3 2 (2.17%) vCloud
4 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.09%) XenServer
4 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) SCCM
1 4 (4.35%) SCOM
2 2 (2.17%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.17%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.09%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 39 (42.39%) VMware
2 35 (38.04%) Microsoft
3 28 (30.43%) Citrix
4 20 (21.74%) Cisco
5 11 (11.96%) Oracle
6 5 (5.43%) IBM
6 5 (5.43%) Appcelerator
6 5 (5.43%) Kony
7 4 (4.35%) Google
8 3 (3.26%) Metastorm
8 3 (3.26%) OpenText
8 3 (3.26%) NetApp
8 3 (3.26%) EMC
8 3 (3.26%) WSO2
8 3 (3.26%) Pega
9 2 (2.17%) Symantec
9 2 (2.17%) Intel
9 2 (2.17%) Juniper
10 1 (1.09%) Informatica
10 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
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