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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 165 149 133
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 54 43 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.02% 0.88% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.92% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 48 39 39
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £47,500 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £100,000 £77,500
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
5066 4692 4847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.30% 95.52% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4310 3916 4057
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -22 23 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Coventry -11 9 £45,000 -26.53%
Shropshire - 6 £47,500 - 3
Staffordshire - 6 £67,500 - 4
Wolverhampton +8 3 £50,000 +8.10%
Warwickshire -12 1 £50,000 -20.00%
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 37 (46.84%) Windows
2 33 (41.77%) Microsoft
3 32 (40.51%) VMware
4 30 (37.97%) Active Directory
5 28 (35.44%) Citrix
6 26 (32.91%) SQL
7 24 (30.38%) .NET
8 23 (29.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (24.05%) Hyper-V
11 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
12 17 (21.52%) Cisco
13 16 (20.25%) MS Exchange
14 15 (18.99%) Oracle
14 15 (18.99%) JavaScript
14 15 (18.99%) HTML
14 15 (18.99%) CSS
15 14 (17.72%) ASP.NET
15 14 (17.72%) C#
15 14 (17.72%) SOA
15 14 (17.72%) MS Excel
15 14 (17.72%) Technical Architecture
16 12 (15.19%) UNIX
16 12 (15.19%) Retail
17 11 (13.92%) Web Services
17 11 (13.92%) Java
18 10 (12.66%) LAN
18 10 (12.66%) WAN
18 10 (12.66%) Ajax
18 10 (12.66%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (20.25%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.86%) JBoss
2 7 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (3.80%) IBM Notes
6 3 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (2.53%) SAS
7 2 (2.53%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (17.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.80%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Office 365
2 3 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.80%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) LAN
1 10 (12.66%) WAN
2 7 (8.86%) SAN
3 6 (7.59%) VoIP
4 5 (6.33%) DNS
4 5 (6.33%) HTTPS
4 5 (6.33%) Firewall
4 5 (6.33%) Wireshark
5 4 (5.06%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.53%) Wireless Security
6 2 (2.53%) Wireless
7 1 (1.27%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.53%) Big Data
3 2 (2.53%) OLAP
3 2 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.53%) BODI
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (2.53%) QlikView
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) RequisitePro
2 4 (5.06%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.27%) Ant
3 1 (1.27%) JIRA
3 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.27%) AccuRev
3 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (15.19%) Retail
2 8 (10.13%) Finance
3 5 (6.33%) Back Office
4 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.38%) .NET
2 15 (18.99%) CSS
2 15 (18.99%) HTML
3 14 (17.72%) ASP.NET
4 11 (13.92%) Web Services
5 10 (12.66%) Ajax
5 10 (12.66%) jQuery
5 10 (12.66%) HTML5
6 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (6.33%) .NET Framework
7 5 (6.33%) XML
8 3 (3.80%) SOAP
9 2 (2.53%) WinForms
9 2 (2.53%) WPF
9 2 (2.53%) REST
10 1 (1.27%) PhoneGap
10 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.27%) RESTful
10 1 (1.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Clustering
2 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.86%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.33%) User Experience
5 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.80%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.53%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.53%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.53%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.53%) Open Source
7 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.27%) Replication
7 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 37 (46.84%) Windows
2 12 (15.19%) UNIX
3 9 (11.39%) Linux
4 7 (8.86%) Windows 8
5 5 (6.33%) Windows XP
5 5 (6.33%) Windows Vista
6 4 (5.06%) Android
6 4 (5.06%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.72%) Technical Architecture
2 14 (17.72%) SOA
3 9 (11.39%) Scrum
4 8 (10.13%) MVC
5 7 (8.86%) ETL
5 7 (8.86%) CRM
5 7 (8.86%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (7.59%) TOGAF
7 5 (6.33%) Workflow
7 5 (6.33%) OO
7 5 (6.33%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.33%) Database Mirroring
8 4 (5.06%) Web Development
8 4 (5.06%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.80%) Business Analysis
9 3 (3.80%) Supplier Management
9 3 (3.80%) Migration
9 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.80%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.91%) SQL
2 15 (18.99%) JavaScript
3 14 (17.72%) C#
4 11 (13.92%) Java
5 5 (6.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.53%) C++
7 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (7.59%) MCSE
3 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.06%) MCP
4 4 (5.06%) Degree
5 2 (2.53%) MCSA
5 2 (2.53%) CCA
5 2 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) VCDX
6 1 (1.27%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 30 (37.97%) Active Directory
2 23 (29.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (24.05%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.80%) XenApp
5 2 (2.53%) XenServer
5 2 (2.53%) vSphere
6 1 (1.27%) vCloud
6 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.27%) BladeLogic
1 1 (1.27%) SCOM
1 1 (1.27%) Puppet
1 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 33 (41.77%) Microsoft
2 32 (40.51%) VMware
3 28 (35.44%) Citrix
4 17 (21.52%) Cisco
5 15 (18.99%) Oracle
6 7 (8.86%) NetApp
7 6 (7.59%) IBM
7 6 (7.59%) EMC
8 5 (6.33%) Business Objects
9 4 (5.06%) Intel
10 3 (3.80%) Lotus
10 3 (3.80%) Metastorm
10 3 (3.80%) OpenText
10 3 (3.80%) Google
10 3 (3.80%) Pega
11 2 (2.53%) Informatica
11 2 (2.53%) Ab Initio
11 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.53%) HP
11 2 (2.53%) Dell
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