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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 184 176 159
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 38 35 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.68% 0.67% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.86% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 34 25 38
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,500 £43,200
10% offered a salary of more than £81,750 £75,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +4.76%
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
4597 4088 3722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.24% 78.13% 75.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4050 3469 3220
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 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
(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 -25 16 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Coventry - 8 £62,500 - 1
Solihull - 4 £42,500 -
Staffordshire - 4 £42,500 -
Warwickshire 0 2 £82,500 +26.92% 1
Walsall - 2 £82,500 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 21 (30.88%) CRM
3 18 (26.47%) Java
3 18 (26.47%) Oracle
3 18 (26.47%) Windows
4 17 (25.00%) Degree
5 16 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (23.53%) Migration
5 16 (23.53%) VMware
6 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
7 14 (20.59%) SharePoint
8 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 12 (17.65%) HTML
8 12 (17.65%) XML
8 12 (17.65%) CSS
8 12 (17.65%) Workflow
8 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (17.65%) Mentoring
9 11 (16.18%) MVC
9 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (16.18%) SAN
10 10 (14.71%) Telecoms
11 9 (13.24%) Project Management
11 9 (13.24%) RDBMS
11 9 (13.24%) SOA
11 9 (13.24%) Relational Database
11 9 (13.24%) Office 365
12 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database
12 8 (11.76%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 14 (20.59%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.76%) Lync
3 7 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (10.29%) Office Communications Server
3 7 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (10.29%) MS Exchange
3 7 (10.29%) WebLogic
3 7 (10.29%) JBoss
4 5 (7.35%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.41%) NetWeaver
5 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.94%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.47%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.18%) SAN
2 7 (10.29%) NAS
2 7 (10.29%) Unified Communications
3 4 (5.88%) LAN
3 4 (5.88%) WAN
4 2 (2.94%) Internet
5 1 (1.47%) Firewall
5 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.24%) RDBMS
2 9 (13.24%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.88%) DB2
5 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.94%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (1.47%) Big Data
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Ant
1 7 (10.29%) JIRA
1 7 (10.29%) Talend Open Studio
1 7 (10.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.94%) Selenium
3 2 (2.94%) JUnit
General
1 10 (14.71%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.82%) Finance
3 5 (7.35%) Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Back Office
4 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Automotive
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (57.35%) Architect
2 14 (20.59%) Consultant
3 12 (17.65%) Technical Architect
4 10 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Consultant
5 7 (10.29%) Exchange Consultant
5 7 (10.29%) CRM Architect
6 6 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 6 (8.82%) CRM Consultant
7 5 (7.35%) CRM Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.88%) Data Architect
8 4 (5.88%) Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.41%) Storage Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) SAP Architect
10 2 (2.94%) Security Manager
10 2 (2.94%) Lead Software Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) CSS
1 12 (17.65%) HTML
1 12 (17.65%) XML
2 8 (11.76%) HTML5
3 7 (10.29%) PhoneGap
3 7 (10.29%) AngularJS
3 7 (10.29%) JSON
3 7 (10.29%) jQuery
3 7 (10.29%) .NET
4 6 (8.82%) Web Services
4 6 (8.82%) Ajax
5 5 (7.35%) Spring
6 4 (5.88%) JMS
6 4 (5.88%) Middleware
6 4 (5.88%) Struts
6 4 (5.88%) JSP
6 4 (5.88%) Servlets
6 4 (5.88%) WCF
7 3 (4.41%) WF
7 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) User Experience
1 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.35%) Data Integration
3 4 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.88%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.94%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.47%) Social Media
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.47%) Windows
2 6 (8.82%) Android
2 6 (8.82%) Apple iOS
3 5 (7.35%) Windows 8
4 4 (5.88%) Linux
5 3 (4.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) CRM
2 16 (23.53%) Migration
3 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (17.65%) Workflow
4 12 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 11 (16.18%) MVC
6 9 (13.24%) SOA
6 9 (13.24%) Project Management
7 7 (10.29%) ETL
7 7 (10.29%) Data Modelling
7 7 (10.29%) OOP
7 7 (10.29%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (10.29%) Technical Analysis
7 7 (10.29%) Data Migration
8 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.35%) Change Management
9 5 (7.35%) TOGAF
9 5 (7.35%) Information Management
9 5 (7.35%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.35%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) Java
2 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 8 (11.76%) SQL
4 5 (7.35%) C#
5 3 (4.41%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) Degree
2 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (10.29%) MCSE
3 7 (10.29%) MCSA
3 7 (10.29%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.29%) MCTS
3 7 (10.29%) MCITP
4 1 (1.47%) CISSP
4 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) QA
2 3 (4.41%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 8 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.47%) Xen
Vendors
1 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.47%) Oracle
3 16 (23.53%) VMware
4 7 (10.29%) IBM
4 7 (10.29%) Talend
5 5 (7.35%) Informatica
5 5 (7.35%) Sencha
5 5 (7.35%) SAP
6 4 (5.88%) Sybase
6 4 (5.88%) Pega
6 4 (5.88%) NetApp
6 4 (5.88%) Vitria
6 4 (5.88%) BEA
7 3 (4.41%) Brocade
7 3 (4.41%) EMC
8 2 (2.94%) Citrix
8 2 (2.94%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.47%) Cisco
9 1 (1.47%) Avaya
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
Hoople Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £37,000 to £48,500 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £58000.00 - £68000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago