The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 169 196 145
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -51
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 75 29 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.20% 0.54% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 0.64% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 46 26 51
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,100 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
Technical Architecture
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5456 4520 4155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.38% 83.64% 84.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4290 3773 3449
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Architecture
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the West Midlands region.

Technical Architecture Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Architecture
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Technical Architecture Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 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 +10 40 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Solihull - 10 £72,500 -
Walsall -2 8 £40,000 -46.66% 1
Warwickshire -3 4 £50,000 -
Shropshire -13 3 £45,000 -35.71% 1
Coventry 0 2 £70,000 +12.00% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £55,000 - 1
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 47 (43.12%) Degree
2 42 (38.53%) Computer Science
2 42 (38.53%) TOGAF
3 40 (36.70%) Data Centre
4 32 (29.36%) Service Delivery
5 30 (27.52%) Migration
6 28 (25.69%) Project Management
7 27 (24.77%) Presales
7 27 (24.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 26 (23.85%) Zachman Framework
9 25 (22.94%) SQL
9 25 (22.94%) SQL Server
9 25 (22.94%) CRM
10 24 (22.02%) IBM
10 24 (22.02%) Oracle
11 23 (21.10%) PRINCE2
11 23 (21.10%) Line Management
12 22 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (20.18%) ITIL
12 22 (20.18%) MySQL
12 22 (20.18%) Finance
12 22 (20.18%) Software Engineering
13 21 (19.27%) Requirements Analysis
13 21 (19.27%) ISEB
14 20 (18.35%) DB2
14 20 (18.35%) Publishing
14 20 (18.35%) VMware
14 20 (18.35%) CMDB
14 20 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (17.43%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (9.17%) Apache
2 5 (4.59%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.75%) IIS
3 3 (2.75%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.83%) CMS
4 2 (1.83%) nginx
4 2 (1.83%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.92%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.92%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (9.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 10 (9.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.43%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (15.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (14.68%) IaaS
4 15 (13.76%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (13.76%) PaaS
5 4 (3.67%) Office 365
6 3 (2.75%) Force.com
7 2 (1.83%) CloudFront
7 2 (1.83%) Google Apps
7 2 (1.83%) SaaS
8 1 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.34%) SAN
2 5 (4.59%) LAN
2 5 (4.59%) WAN
3 4 (3.67%) Internet
4 3 (2.75%) CTI
4 3 (2.75%) Firewall
5 2 (1.83%) DNS
6 1 (0.92%) MPLS
6 1 (0.92%) Skype
6 1 (0.92%) VPLS
6 1 (0.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.94%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.18%) MySQL
3 20 (18.35%) DB2
4 4 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.83%) Pentaho
6 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.83%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.83%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (1.83%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.83%) Subversion
2 2 (1.83%) TortoiseSVN
2 2 (1.83%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (20.18%) Finance
2 20 (18.35%) Publishing
3 10 (9.17%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.50%) Retail
5 5 (4.59%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.75%) Banking
6 3 (2.75%) Billing
6 3 (2.75%) General Ledger
6 3 (2.75%) Marketing
7 2 (1.83%) Automotive
7 2 (1.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 60 (55.05%) Architect
2 28 (25.69%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (13.76%) Senior Architect
4 13 (11.93%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (10.09%) Technical Architect
6 10 (9.17%) Service Manager
7 9 (8.26%) Consultant
7 9 (8.26%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (7.34%) Technical Specialist
9 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) Service Desk Manager
10 4 (3.67%) Applications Architect
10 4 (3.67%) Developer
10 4 (3.67%) Head of Infrastructure
11 3 (2.75%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
11 3 (2.75%) IT Manager
11 3 (2.75%) Java Engineer
11 3 (2.75%) Management Consultant
11 3 (2.75%) SAP Consultant
11 3 (2.75%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.76%) .NET
2 10 (9.17%) LAMP
3 8 (7.34%) HTML
4 5 (4.59%) CSS
4 5 (4.59%) Web Services
5 4 (3.67%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.67%) jQuery
5 4 (3.67%) SOAP
6 3 (2.75%) Entity Framework
6 3 (2.75%) Sass
7 2 (1.83%) Apache Camel
7 2 (1.83%) Apache CXF
7 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.83%) Flash
7 2 (1.83%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (1.83%) REST
7 2 (1.83%) RESTful
7 2 (1.83%) SAP Basis
7 2 (1.83%) Symfony
7 2 (1.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (38.53%) Computer Science
2 40 (36.70%) Data Centre
3 22 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (18.35%) CMDB
5 10 (9.17%) Clustering
6 6 (5.50%) Data Integration
7 5 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (4.59%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.67%) Data Structures
8 4 (3.67%) Smart Meter
8 4 (3.67%) Taxonomies
8 4 (3.67%) User Experience
9 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.92%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.92%) Replication
9 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.01%) Unix
2 11 (10.09%) Linux
3 9 (8.26%) Windows
4 8 (7.34%) AIX
4 8 (7.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (7.34%) Solaris
4 8 (7.34%) SUSE
5 5 (4.59%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.83%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.83%) VMS
7 1 (0.92%) Android
7 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.92%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (38.53%) TOGAF
2 32 (29.36%) Service Delivery
3 30 (27.52%) Migration
4 28 (25.69%) Project Management
5 27 (24.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 27 (24.77%) Presales
6 26 (23.85%) Zachman Framework
7 25 (22.94%) CRM
8 23 (21.10%) Line Management
8 23 (21.10%) PRINCE2
9 22 (20.18%) ITIL
9 22 (20.18%) Software Engineering
10 21 (19.27%) Requirements Analysis
11 16 (14.68%) Business Development
11 16 (14.68%) Supplier Management
12 15 (13.76%) Enterprise Architecture
13 14 (12.84%) BPR
13 14 (12.84%) Systems Analysis
13 14 (12.84%) Translating Business Requirements
14 13 (11.93%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.94%) SQL
2 9 (8.26%) JavaScript
3 8 (7.34%) C#
3 8 (7.34%) Perl
3 8 (7.34%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.75%) C++
4 3 (2.75%) Java
4 3 (2.75%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.83%) ActionScript
5 2 (1.83%) ActionScript 3.0
5 2 (1.83%) PHP
5 2 (1.83%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (43.12%) Degree
2 21 (19.27%) ISEB
3 12 (11.01%) PMI Certification
3 12 (11.01%) PMP
4 2 (1.83%) CISSP
4 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.83%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.83%) QA
3 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.26%) Active Directory
3 8 (7.34%) Firmware
4 6 (5.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.75%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.83%) XenApp
7 1 (0.92%) vCloud
7 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.92%) vSphere
7 1 (0.92%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (11.93%) SCVMM
2 12 (11.01%) NetBackup
3 8 (7.34%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (7.34%) Oracle ZFS
3 8 (7.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (7.34%) Unicenter
4 3 (2.75%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.83%) Puppet
5 2 (1.83%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.92%) SCCM
6 1 (0.92%) SCOM
6 1 (0.92%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.92%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (22.02%) IBM
1 24 (22.02%) Oracle
2 20 (18.35%) VMware
3 15 (13.76%) Cisco
3 15 (13.76%) Citrix
3 15 (13.76%) SAP
4 14 (12.84%) EMC
5 13 (11.93%) Microsoft
6 12 (11.01%) BMC
6 12 (11.01%) CheckPoint
6 12 (11.01%) HP
6 12 (11.01%) Juniper
6 12 (11.01%) NetApp
7 8 (7.34%) CA
7 8 (7.34%) Sun
7 8 (7.34%) Veritas
8 4 (3.67%) Talend
9 3 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.75%) Symantec
10 2 (1.83%) Jaspersoft
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + 5K Car allowance + 20% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + comprehensive benefits!
Posted: 9 days ago
Walsall
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45500.00 - £48500.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
We Are Alive Ltd
Posted: 11 days ago