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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 185 165 161
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 30 42 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.85% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.89% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 24 32 28
Average salary £63,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.45% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,000 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £69,500 £78,000
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
5200 4712 4592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.48% 94.98% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4614 3983 4031
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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 -16 15 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Shropshire -2 6 £62,000 - 1
Warwickshire 0 5 £63,500 +1.60%
Coventry -16 4 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 20 (30.30%) Windows
2 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (22.73%) .NET
4 14 (21.21%) TOGAF
5 12 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
5 12 (18.18%) VMware
5 12 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 11 (16.67%) Finance
7 10 (15.15%) SharePoint
7 10 (15.15%) Java
7 10 (15.15%) Citrix
7 10 (15.15%) SOA
8 9 (13.64%) IBM
8 9 (13.64%) Linux
8 9 (13.64%) Degree
9 8 (12.12%) SC Cleared
9 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
9 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (10.61%) Telecoms
10 7 (10.61%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (10.61%) Google Apps
10 7 (10.61%) IBM Notes
10 7 (10.61%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (10.61%) WPF
10 7 (10.61%) C#
10 7 (10.61%) Lotus
10 7 (10.61%) Google
10 7 (10.61%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.61%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (10.61%) IBM Notes
3 4 (6.06%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.03%) NetWeaver
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.52%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (10.61%) Google Apps
2 4 (6.06%) SaaS
3 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) LAN
1 4 (6.06%) WAN
1 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.55%) VPN
2 3 (4.55%) Unified Communications
2 3 (4.55%) 4G
3 2 (3.03%) Wireless
3 2 (3.03%) Wireless Security
4 1 (1.52%) PABX
4 1 (1.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) Big Data
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Ant
1 5 (7.58%) JIRA
1 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.58%) Banking
4 4 (6.06%) Front Office
5 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.55%) Marketing
6 2 (3.03%) Local Government
7 1 (1.52%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) .NET
2 7 (10.61%) WPF
3 6 (9.09%) HTML5
3 6 (9.09%) WinForms
3 6 (9.09%) Ajax
3 6 (9.09%) XML
3 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 6 (9.09%) CSS
3 6 (9.09%) HTML
4 5 (7.58%) PhoneGap
4 5 (7.58%) AngularJS
4 5 (7.58%) JSON
4 5 (7.58%) jQuery
5 2 (3.03%) REST
5 2 (3.03%) SAP Basis
5 2 (3.03%) SOAP
5 2 (3.03%) Web Services
5 2 (3.03%) Middleware
6 1 (1.52%) J2EE
6 1 (1.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) User Experience
2 4 (6.06%) Social Media
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.52%) DTV
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Replication
5 1 (1.52%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.30%) Windows
2 9 (13.64%) Linux
3 6 (9.09%) Android
3 6 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 6 (9.09%) UNIX
4 5 (7.58%) Windows 8
4 5 (7.58%) AIX
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.52%) SUSE
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.21%) TOGAF
3 12 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
3 12 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 10 (15.15%) SOA
5 7 (10.61%) PRINCE2
5 7 (10.61%) UML
5 7 (10.61%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (10.61%) Supplier Management
6 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.09%) ITIL
6 6 (9.09%) TDD
7 5 (7.58%) Business Development
7 5 (7.58%) MVC
7 5 (7.58%) OOP
7 5 (7.58%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (6.06%) Big Data Analytics
8 4 (6.06%) Business Transformation
8 4 (6.06%) Analytics
8 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.15%) Java
2 7 (10.61%) C#
3 6 (9.09%) C++
3 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.03%) ABAP
4 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Degree
2 8 (12.12%) SC Cleared
2 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) HNC
3 3 (4.55%) HND
3 3 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.03%) MCP
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.52%) MCSA
5 1 (1.52%) CCIE
5 1 (1.52%) CCA
5 1 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.55%) Terminal Services
3 3 (4.55%) XenApp
4 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.52%) SRDF
5 1 (1.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (1.52%) vSphere
5 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) ARCserve
1 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.18%) VMware
3 10 (15.15%) Citrix
4 9 (13.64%) IBM
5 7 (10.61%) Lotus
5 7 (10.61%) Google
6 5 (7.58%) Sencha
7 4 (6.06%) NetApp
7 4 (6.06%) Oracle
7 4 (6.06%) SAP
8 3 (4.55%) EMC
9 2 (3.03%) Cisco
9 2 (3.03%) Mercator
9 2 (3.03%) Symantec
10 1 (1.52%) Ab Initio
10 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.52%) Juniper
10 1 (1.52%) Informatica
10 1 (1.52%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (1.52%) Cognos
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