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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 180 174 187
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 40 40 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.74% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.79% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 36 35 12
Average salary £51,000 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.40% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £61,500 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-1.60% -
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
5411 5080 5137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.15% 94.42% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4514 4278 4312
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 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
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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 -7 25 £55,000 -12.00% 5
Shropshire - 6 £47,500 - 2
Wolverhampton +4 2 £50,000 -
Coventry -11 2 £35,000 -50.00%
West Bromwich - 1 £60,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £65,000 -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 48 (55.81%) Windows
2 42 (48.84%) Microsoft
3 40 (46.51%) Active Directory
4 38 (44.19%) VMware
5 29 (33.72%) Hyper-V
6 27 (31.40%) Citrix
7 26 (30.23%) MS Exchange
8 25 (29.07%) SQL
9 24 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (26.74%) Cisco
11 22 (25.58%) MS Excel
12 20 (23.26%) .NET
12 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
13 16 (18.60%) LAN
13 16 (18.60%) WAN
13 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (16.28%) Retail
15 13 (15.12%) Oracle
15 13 (15.12%) HTML
15 13 (15.12%) JavaScript
15 13 (15.12%) CSS
15 13 (15.12%) UNIX
16 12 (13.95%) C#
16 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET
17 11 (12.79%) SOA
17 11 (12.79%) Disaster Recovery
18 10 (11.63%) Clustering
18 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
18 10 (11.63%) Web Services
18 10 (11.63%) Technical Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 26 (30.23%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.14%) JBoss
2 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (5.81%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (3.49%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.33%) SAS
5 2 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.16%) Lync
6 1 (1.16%) IIS
6 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.49%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Office 365
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.60%) LAN
1 16 (18.60%) WAN
2 7 (8.14%) SAN
3 6 (6.98%) Network Security
3 6 (6.98%) VoIP
4 5 (5.81%) DNS
4 5 (5.81%) HTTPS
4 5 (5.81%) Firewall
4 5 (5.81%) Wireshark
5 4 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.98%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.33%) Big Data
3 2 (2.33%) OLAP
3 2 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.33%) BODI
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (2.33%) QlikView
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) RequisitePro
2 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.16%) AccuRev
3 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (16.28%) Retail
2 8 (9.30%) Finance
3 5 (5.81%) Back Office
4 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.26%) .NET
2 13 (15.12%) CSS
2 13 (15.12%) HTML
3 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET
4 10 (11.63%) Web Services
5 9 (10.47%) jQuery
6 8 (9.30%) Ajax
6 8 (9.30%) HTML5
7 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (5.81%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.49%) XML
10 1 (1.16%) XSL
10 1 (1.16%) XHTML
10 1 (1.16%) SOAP
10 1 (1.16%) RESTful
10 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Clustering
2 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.30%) Data Centre
4 7 (8.14%) Data Integration
4 7 (8.14%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.65%) User Experience
6 3 (3.49%) Fat Client
6 3 (3.49%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.33%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.33%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.16%) Replication
8 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 48 (55.81%) Windows
2 13 (15.12%) UNIX
3 9 (10.47%) Linux
4 6 (6.98%) Windows 8
5 5 (5.81%) Windows XP
5 5 (5.81%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.33%) Android
6 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (12.79%) SOA
2 11 (12.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (9.30%) Change Management
4 8 (9.30%) Scrum
5 7 (8.14%) MVC
5 7 (8.14%) CRM
5 7 (8.14%) ETL
5 7 (8.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (5.81%) Database Mirroring
6 5 (5.81%) OO
7 4 (4.65%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.65%) Network Design
7 4 (4.65%) Web Development
7 4 (4.65%) Waterfall
7 4 (4.65%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.49%) Business Analysis
8 3 (3.49%) Document Management
8 3 (3.49%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.07%) SQL
2 13 (15.12%) JavaScript
3 12 (13.95%) C#
4 8 (9.30%) Java
5 5 (5.81%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (9.30%) MCSE
4 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.81%) MCP
6 4 (4.65%) Degree
7 2 (2.33%) MCITP
7 2 (2.33%) CCA
7 2 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.33%) VCDX
7 2 (2.33%) VCAP
8 1 (1.16%) MCSA
8 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 40 (46.51%) Active Directory
2 29 (33.72%) Hyper-V
3 24 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.65%) XenApp
5 3 (3.49%) vSphere
6 2 (2.33%) vCloud
6 2 (2.33%) XenServer
6 2 (2.33%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.16%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (2.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.33%) SCCM
1 2 (2.33%) SCOM
2 1 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.16%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 42 (48.84%) Microsoft
2 38 (44.19%) VMware
3 27 (31.40%) Citrix
4 23 (26.74%) Cisco
5 13 (15.12%) Oracle
6 5 (5.81%) Business Objects
6 5 (5.81%) NetApp
7 4 (4.65%) EMC
7 4 (4.65%) Intel
8 3 (3.49%) Metastorm
8 3 (3.49%) OpenText
8 3 (3.49%) Pega
9 2 (2.33%) Ab Initio
9 2 (2.33%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.33%) Symantec
9 2 (2.33%) Informatica
9 2 (2.33%) HP
9 2 (2.33%) Dell
9 2 (2.33%) SAP
9 2 (2.33%) IBM
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