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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 179 171 201
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +30
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 53 47 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.93% 0.87% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.01% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16 39 26
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,250 £36,465
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +15.00%
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
4991 4667 4707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.84% 86.68% 84.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3925 3844 3948
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £69,000 £63,299
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -2 42 £75,000 +36.36%
Warwickshire +7 8 £42,500 -32.00%
Coventry -26 2 - - 1
Staffordshire +2 1 £55,000 -4.34%
Solihull - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £31,500 -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 66 (55.46%) Degree
2 65 (54.62%) Data Centre
3 62 (52.10%) TOGAF
4 60 (50.42%) Computer Science
5 52 (43.70%) Finance
6 51 (42.86%) Zachman Framework
7 49 (41.18%) ISEB
8 48 (40.34%) Software Engineering
9 46 (38.66%) VMware Infrastructure
9 46 (38.66%) VMware
10 45 (37.82%) Service Delivery
10 45 (37.82%) Presales
10 45 (37.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 44 (36.97%) Line Management
11 44 (36.97%) Requirements Analysis
12 42 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
13 41 (34.45%) Amazon AWS
14 39 (32.77%) IaaS
15 38 (31.93%) Virtual Machines
15 38 (31.93%) SCVMM
15 38 (31.93%) Amazon EC2
15 38 (31.93%) PaaS
15 38 (31.93%) Retail
16 35 (29.41%) Oracle
16 35 (29.41%) ITIL
17 33 (27.73%) IBM
18 32 (26.89%) SQL Server
19 31 (26.05%) SQL
19 31 (26.05%) PRINCE2
19 31 (26.05%) MySQL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (8.40%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.04%) Apache
2 6 (5.04%) IIS
3 5 (4.20%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.52%) NetWeaver
5 2 (1.68%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.84%) CMS
6 1 (0.84%) IBM Transformation Extender
6 1 (0.84%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (25.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.36%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (11.76%) Sentinel
2 3 (2.52%) SAP ERP
2 3 (2.52%) SAP MII
2 3 (2.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (34.45%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (32.77%) IaaS
4 38 (31.93%) Amazon EC2
4 38 (31.93%) PaaS
5 21 (17.65%) SaaS
6 1 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.88%) SAN
2 4 (3.36%) SSL
3 3 (2.52%) LAN
3 3 (2.52%) Skype
3 3 (2.52%) WAN
4 2 (1.68%) CTI
4 2 (1.68%) Firewall
4 2 (1.68%) Internet
4 2 (1.68%) Wireless
5 1 (0.84%) DHCP
5 1 (0.84%) DNS
5 1 (0.84%) MPLS
5 1 (0.84%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.84%) VLAN
5 1 (0.84%) VoIP
5 1 (0.84%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (26.89%) SQL Server
2 31 (26.05%) MySQL
3 28 (23.53%) DB2
4 4 (3.36%) Big Data
5 3 (2.52%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Subversion
1 5 (4.20%) TortoiseSVN
2 4 (3.36%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 52 (43.70%) Finance
2 38 (31.93%) Retail
3 31 (26.05%) Publishing
4 14 (11.76%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.04%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.36%) Banking
7 3 (2.52%) Billing
7 3 (2.52%) General Ledger
7 3 (2.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (48.74%) Architect
2 27 (22.69%) Solutions Architect
3 22 (18.49%) Developer
4 15 (12.61%) Infrastructure Architect
5 14 (11.76%) Technical Architect
6 11 (9.24%) Senior Architect
7 10 (8.40%) Consultant
8 9 (7.56%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
10 6 (5.04%) SAP Consultant
10 6 (5.04%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.20%) Author
11 5 (4.20%) Data Architect
11 5 (4.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (4.20%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 5 (4.20%) Technical Author
12 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
12 4 (3.36%) Software Engineer
12 4 (3.36%) Technical Leader
13 3 (2.52%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.97%) .NET
2 11 (9.24%) HTML
3 9 (7.56%) AngularJS
4 8 (6.72%) jQuery
4 8 (6.72%) Web Services
5 6 (5.04%) CSS
5 6 (5.04%) LAMP
5 6 (5.04%) Sass
6 5 (4.20%) Flash
6 5 (4.20%) PhoneGap
6 5 (4.20%) SOAP
7 4 (3.36%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (3.36%) Apache Camel
7 4 (3.36%) Apache CXF
7 4 (3.36%) RESTful
7 4 (3.36%) SAML
8 3 (2.52%) JSON
8 3 (2.52%) JSP
8 3 (2.52%) Node.js
9 1 (0.84%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 65 (54.62%) Data Centre
2 60 (50.42%) Computer Science
3 28 (23.53%) CMDB
4 23 (19.33%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (13.45%) Public Cloud
6 6 (5.04%) Clustering
6 6 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (4.20%) Mobile App
7 5 (4.20%) User Experience
8 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.68%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.68%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.68%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.68%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.84%) DataPower
10 1 (0.84%) Replication
10 1 (0.84%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.76%) Windows
2 11 (9.24%) Windows Server
3 10 (8.40%) Unix
4 6 (5.04%) AIX
4 6 (5.04%) Linux
4 6 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.04%) Solaris
4 6 (5.04%) SUSE
5 5 (4.20%) Android
5 5 (4.20%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.52%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.84%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (52.10%) TOGAF
2 51 (42.86%) Zachman Framework
3 48 (40.34%) Software Engineering
4 45 (37.82%) Continuous Improvement
4 45 (37.82%) Presales
4 45 (37.82%) Service Delivery
5 44 (36.97%) Line Management
5 44 (36.97%) Requirements Analysis
6 35 (29.41%) ITIL
7 31 (26.05%) PRINCE2
7 31 (26.05%) Project Management
8 27 (22.69%) ITIL V3
8 27 (22.69%) Service Management
9 25 (21.01%) CRM
10 22 (18.49%) Business Development
10 22 (18.49%) Capacity Planning
10 22 (18.49%) Gantt Chart
10 22 (18.49%) IT Governance
11 21 (17.65%) Migration
12 19 (15.97%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.05%) SQL
2 16 (13.45%) Java
3 11 (9.24%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.88%) C#
5 6 (5.04%) Perl
5 6 (5.04%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.20%) ActionScript
6 5 (4.20%) ActionScript 3.0
6 5 (4.20%) TypeScript
7 4 (3.36%) Python
8 2 (1.68%) C++
8 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.84%) C
Qualifications
1 66 (55.46%) Degree
2 49 (41.18%) ISEB
3 27 (22.69%) PMI Certification
3 27 (22.69%) PMP
4 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.84%) CISA
5 1 (0.84%) CISM
5 1 (0.84%) CISSP
5 1 (0.84%) CRISC
5 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.84%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) QA
1 4 (3.36%) SLA
2 2 (1.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (38.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (31.93%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (7.56%) Active Directory
4 6 (5.04%) Firmware
5 5 (4.20%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.36%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.52%) vSphere
8 2 (1.68%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.84%) vCloud
9 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.84%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 38 (31.93%) SCVMM
2 16 (13.45%) SCOrch
2 16 (13.45%) vRealize
3 9 (7.56%) NetBackup
4 6 (5.04%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (5.04%) Oracle ZFS
4 6 (5.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (5.04%) Unicenter
5 5 (4.20%) SCCM
6 4 (3.36%) SCOM
6 4 (3.36%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.68%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.84%) Nagios
8 1 (0.84%) Opsview
Vendors
1 46 (38.66%) VMware
2 35 (29.41%) Oracle
3 33 (27.73%) IBM
4 31 (26.05%) Citrix
5 27 (22.69%) EMC
6 24 (20.17%) Cisco
7 23 (19.33%) NetApp
8 22 (18.49%) BMC
8 22 (18.49%) CheckPoint
8 22 (18.49%) HP
8 22 (18.49%) Juniper
9 14 (11.76%) Microsoft
10 11 (9.24%) SAP
11 6 (5.04%) CA
11 6 (5.04%) Sun
11 6 (5.04%) Veritas
12 4 (3.36%) Talend
13 2 (1.68%) Symantec
14 1 (0.84%) 3PAR
14 1 (0.84%) Blue Coat