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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 193 189 152
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 36 26 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.51% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.53% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 30
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £65,000 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £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
5468 4892 4144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.05% 96.68% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 4250 3413
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 -6 13 £54,285 -9.52% 5
Coventry -5 8 - -
Solihull - 3 £66,500 - 1
Warwickshire -19 2 £57,500 +1.32%
Staffordshire - 2 £60,000 - 3
Shropshire +13 1 £55,000 -11.29%
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.33%) TOGAF
3 18 (24.00%) Finance
4 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (18.67%) Java
6 13 (17.33%) Waterfall
7 12 (16.00%) Data Centre
7 12 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (16.00%) SAP
7 12 (16.00%) VMware
8 11 (14.67%) CRM
8 11 (14.67%) SOA
9 10 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (13.33%) Active Directory
9 10 (13.33%) Scrum
9 10 (13.33%) Manufacturing
9 10 (13.33%) Hyper-V
9 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (12.00%) Mentoring
10 9 (12.00%) Analytics
10 9 (12.00%) Windows
11 8 (10.67%) Python
12 7 (9.33%) SCCM
12 7 (9.33%) SCOM
12 7 (9.33%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (9.33%) Skype for Business
12 7 (9.33%) Data Management
12 7 (9.33%) Change Management
12 7 (9.33%) Project Management
12 7 (9.33%) Unix

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (9.33%) Skype for Business
2 6 (8.00%) NetWeaver
2 6 (8.00%) SAP Portal
3 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.00%) SAS
5 2 (2.67%) Apache
5 2 (2.67%) JBoss
5 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (8.00%) SAP GRC
2 3 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.00%) Force.com
3 2 (2.67%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.33%) Office 365
4 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) LAN
1 4 (5.33%) WAN
2 2 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.67%) Firewall
2 2 (2.67%) Network Security
2 2 (2.67%) VLAN
2 2 (2.67%) VoIP
2 2 (2.67%) VPN
2 2 (2.67%) Wireless
3 1 (1.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.00%) WhereScape RED
3 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.33%) Big Data
4 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.67%) IntelliJ
2 2 (2.67%) JUnit
2 2 (2.67%) Selenium
3 1 (1.33%) Ant
3 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.67%) Local Government
3 5 (6.67%) Retail
4 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.00%) Banking
5 3 (4.00%) German Language
6 2 (2.67%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) .NET
2 6 (8.00%) SAP Basis
2 6 (8.00%) XML
3 5 (6.67%) HTML
4 4 (5.33%) JSON
5 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.00%) J2EE
5 3 (4.00%) REST
5 3 (4.00%) SOAP
5 3 (4.00%) Spring
5 3 (4.00%) Web Services
6 2 (2.67%) EJB
6 2 (2.67%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.67%) HTML5
6 2 (2.67%) J2SE
6 2 (2.67%) Middleware
6 2 (2.67%) Play Framework
6 2 (2.67%) Visualforce
6 2 (2.67%) WCF
7 1 (1.33%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.67%) VLE
4 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Windows
2 7 (9.33%) Unix
3 4 (5.33%) Linux
3 4 (5.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.67%) Android
4 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.33%) HPUX
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.33%) TOGAF
3 13 (17.33%) Waterfall
4 12 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (14.67%) CRM
5 11 (14.67%) SOA
6 10 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (13.33%) Scrum
7 9 (12.00%) Analytics
7 9 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 7 (9.33%) Change Management
8 7 (9.33%) Data Management
8 7 (9.33%) Project Management
8 7 (9.33%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (8.00%) ArchiMate
9 6 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (8.00%) SAP Security
9 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
9 6 (8.00%) Software Delivery
9 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.67%) Java
2 8 (10.67%) Python
3 6 (8.00%) Ruby
3 6 (8.00%) SQL
4 5 (6.67%) C#
4 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.67%) Apex Code
5 2 (2.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) CCNA
2 2 (2.67%) CCNP
2 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.67%) CITP
2 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 10 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.67%) Docker
2 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) SCCM
1 7 (9.33%) SCOM
2 2 (2.67%) Puppet
3 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.00%) SAP
2 12 (16.00%) VMware
3 6 (8.00%) Cisco
3 6 (8.00%) Oracle
4 5 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (5.33%) Ab Initio
6 3 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (4.00%) Tableau
6 3 (4.00%) webMethods
7 2 (2.67%) Aruba
7 2 (2.67%) EMC
7 2 (2.67%) IBM
7 2 (2.67%) Kony
7 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.33%) Dell
8 1 (1.33%) HP
8 1 (1.33%) Informatica
8 1 (1.33%) JDA
8 1 (1.33%) NetApp
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Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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West Midlands
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Salary: £450 - £500 per annum
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Salary: £38,000
Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago