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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 187 194 151
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 31 17 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.56% 0.31% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.32% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 36
Average salary £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £51,500 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +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
5285 5270 4524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.47% 94.78% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4384 4466 3887
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +15 23 £65,000 -1.88% 5
Warwickshire +17 4 £40,000 -23.80%
Coventry +1 1 £90,000 +2.85%
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 31 (42.47%) Degree
2 30 (41.10%) Business Development
2 30 (41.10%) VMware
2 30 (41.10%) Microsoft
3 25 (34.25%) Project Management
4 23 (31.51%) Windows
5 19 (26.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (23.29%) Active Directory
7 15 (20.55%) SCCM
7 15 (20.55%) SCOM
8 14 (19.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (17.81%) Citrix
9 13 (17.81%) NetApp
9 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (16.44%) MS Exchange
10 12 (16.44%) MCSE
10 12 (16.44%) Customer Engagement
10 12 (16.44%) Windows 7
11 11 (15.07%) Hyper-V
11 11 (15.07%) Big Data
12 10 (13.70%) Big Data Analytics
12 10 (13.70%) Business Transformation
12 10 (13.70%) Analytics
12 10 (13.70%) .NET
12 10 (13.70%) Front Office
13 8 (10.96%) SharePoint
13 8 (10.96%) HP
14 7 (9.59%) Time Management
14 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (9.59%) Technical Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 12 (16.44%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.96%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (6.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.48%) Lync
6 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.74%) Apache
9 1 (1.37%) NetWeaver
9 1 (1.37%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.37%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Office 365
2 5 (6.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.11%) VPN
2 3 (4.11%) 4G
3 1 (1.37%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) Big Data
2 2 (2.74%) MySQL
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.37%) QlikView
3 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.74%) JIRA
1 2 (2.74%) Maven
1 2 (2.74%) Ant
1 2 (2.74%) JUnit
2 1 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (13.70%) Front Office
2 5 (6.85%) Finance
3 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.11%) Marketing
4 2 (2.74%) Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Local Government
5 1 (1.37%) Electronics
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) .NET
2 5 (6.85%) CSS
2 5 (6.85%) HTML
3 4 (5.48%) jQuery
3 4 (5.48%) XML
4 3 (4.11%) J2EE
5 2 (2.74%) PhoneGap
5 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.74%) HTML5
5 2 (2.74%) Spring MVC
5 2 (2.74%) Ajax
5 2 (2.74%) JSON
5 2 (2.74%) Spring
5 2 (2.74%) Middleware
5 2 (2.74%) XSLT
5 2 (2.74%) STL
5 2 (2.74%) Struts
5 2 (2.74%) Web Services
6 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Social Media
2 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.74%) iPhone
2 2 (2.74%) Clustering
2 2 (2.74%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.37%) DTV
3 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.51%) Windows
2 12 (16.44%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.11%) Linux
3 3 (4.11%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.74%) Android
5 1 (1.37%) UNIX
5 1 (1.37%) AIX
5 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.10%) Business Development
2 25 (34.25%) Project Management
3 12 (16.44%) Customer Engagement
4 10 (13.70%) Big Data Analytics
4 10 (13.70%) Business Transformation
4 10 (13.70%) Analytics
5 7 (9.59%) Time Management
5 7 (9.59%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (8.22%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.85%) SOA
7 5 (6.85%) MVC
8 4 (5.48%) TOGAF
8 4 (5.48%) ITIL
9 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.11%) Resource Management
9 3 (4.11%) Test Strategy
10 2 (2.74%) Change Control
10 2 (2.74%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.22%) Java
2 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.11%) SQL
4 2 (2.74%) XPath
4 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.74%) Objective-C
4 2 (2.74%) C#
4 2 (2.74%) C++
5 1 (1.37%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 31 (42.47%) Degree
2 14 (19.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (16.44%) MCSE
5 7 (9.59%) VCP5
6 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.11%) MCP
7 3 (4.11%) HNC
7 3 (4.11%) HND
7 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.37%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 19 (26.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (23.29%) Active Directory
3 11 (15.07%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.48%) XenApp
5 3 (4.11%) Terminal Services
5 3 (4.11%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.74%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (20.55%) SCCM
1 15 (20.55%) SCOM
2 2 (2.74%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.74%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.74%) ARCserve
2 2 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.37%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 30 (41.10%) VMware
1 30 (41.10%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.81%) Citrix
2 13 (17.81%) NetApp
3 8 (10.96%) HP
4 5 (6.85%) IBM
5 4 (5.48%) Cisco
6 3 (4.11%) SAP
7 2 (2.74%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.74%) Sencha
7 2 (2.74%) EMC
7 2 (2.74%) Mercator
7 2 (2.74%) Symantec
8 1 (1.37%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle
8 1 (1.37%) Cognos
8 1 (1.37%) Informatica
8 1 (1.37%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.37%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.37%) Teradata
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