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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 181 157 151
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -6
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 27 34 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.83% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.03% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 27 27 38
Average salary £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £40,000 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £88,000 £75,500
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
4108 3295 3588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.39% 80.13% 76.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3442 2623 3040
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
(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 -18 18 £66,250 +20.45% 5
Coventry -20 4 £61,250 -9.25% 1
Shropshire - 3 £70,000 -
Walsall 0 2 £81,250 -14.47%
Warwickshire - 2 £50,000 - 1
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
2 21 (32.31%) CRM
3 20 (30.77%) Windows
3 20 (30.77%) VMware
4 19 (29.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 18 (27.69%) Oracle
5 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
6 16 (24.62%) Java
7 15 (23.08%) SQL
7 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (21.54%) Workflow
8 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 13 (20.00%) HTML
9 13 (20.00%) CSS
9 13 (20.00%) XML
9 13 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (18.46%) Mentoring
10 12 (18.46%) Web Services
11 11 (16.92%) Finance
12 10 (15.38%) Firewall
12 10 (15.38%) MVC
12 10 (15.38%) SAN
12 10 (15.38%) Active Directory
12 10 (15.38%) SharePoint
12 10 (15.38%) ETL
13 9 (13.85%) IBM
13 9 (13.85%) NetApp
13 9 (13.85%) TOGAF

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.77%) WebLogic
2 7 (10.77%) JBoss
3 5 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.08%) MQSeries
4 2 (3.08%) NetWeaver
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.54%) Lync
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (29.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) SAN
1 10 (15.38%) Firewall
2 7 (10.77%) WAN
3 5 (7.69%) DNS
3 5 (7.69%) HTTPS
3 5 (7.69%) Wireshark
4 4 (6.15%) MPLS
5 3 (4.62%) LAN
6 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.54%) Internet
6 1 (1.54%) NAS
6 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) RDBMS
2 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.69%) DB2
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.08%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.54%) DataStage
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Ant
1 5 (7.69%) RequisitePro
1 5 (7.69%) JIRA
1 5 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
1 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.08%) Selenium
2 2 (3.08%) JUnit
2 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.62%) Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (66.15%) Architect
2 19 (29.23%) Technical Architect
3 10 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (12.31%) Consultant
4 8 (12.31%) CRM Architect
5 7 (10.77%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 7 (10.77%) CRM Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Security Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Data Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.15%) CRM Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Security Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Storage Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) .NET Technical Architect
8 2 (3.08%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.08%) Java Technical Architect
8 2 (3.08%) .NET Architect
8 2 (3.08%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) CSS
1 13 (20.00%) HTML
1 13 (20.00%) XML
2 12 (18.46%) Web Services
3 8 (12.31%) HTML5
4 6 (9.23%) Ajax
4 6 (9.23%) .NET
5 5 (7.69%) Struts
5 5 (7.69%) JSP
5 5 (7.69%) Servlets
5 5 (7.69%) Spring
5 5 (7.69%) JMS
5 5 (7.69%) Middleware
5 5 (7.69%) PhoneGap
5 5 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 5 (7.69%) JSON
5 5 (7.69%) jQuery
6 3 (4.62%) WCF
7 2 (3.08%) WPF
7 2 (3.08%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 5 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 5 (7.69%) Clustering
2 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.15%) User Experience
4 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.62%) Data Integration
4 3 (4.62%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.08%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.54%) Social Media
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.77%) Windows
2 6 (9.23%) Android
2 6 (9.23%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.62%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.08%) AIX
4 2 (3.08%) Linux
4 2 (3.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) CRM
2 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.54%) Workflow
4 13 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (18.46%) Mentoring
6 10 (15.38%) ETL
6 10 (15.38%) MVC
7 9 (13.85%) TOGAF
8 7 (10.77%) Migration
8 7 (10.77%) SOA
8 7 (10.77%) Change Management
8 7 (10.77%) ITIL
9 6 (9.23%) UML
9 6 (9.23%) Information Security
9 6 (9.23%) Software Engineering
10 5 (7.69%) Scrum
10 5 (7.69%) OOP
10 5 (7.69%) OO
10 5 (7.69%) Data Modelling
10 5 (7.69%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.62%) Java
2 15 (23.08%) SQL
3 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.15%) C#
5 2 (3.08%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (13.85%) Degree
3 6 (9.23%) MCSE
4 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.15%) CCNA
5 4 (6.15%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.54%) MCTS
6 1 (1.54%) MCITP
6 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.54%) CISSP
6 1 (1.54%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
1 4 (6.15%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 7 (10.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
2 20 (30.77%) VMware
3 18 (27.69%) Oracle
4 9 (13.85%) IBM
4 9 (13.85%) NetApp
5 7 (10.77%) Citrix
5 7 (10.77%) Cisco
6 6 (9.23%) SAP
6 6 (9.23%) HP
7 5 (7.69%) EMC
7 5 (7.69%) Sybase
7 5 (7.69%) BEA
7 5 (7.69%) Pega
7 5 (7.69%) Vitria
7 5 (7.69%) Talend
8 4 (6.15%) Juniper
9 3 (4.62%) Informatica
9 3 (4.62%) Sencha
9 3 (4.62%) Brocade
10 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
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Mobile Fun
Salary: £50,000 + bonus.
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + up to £10,000 bonus, pension, etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
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Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £40k to £50k pa depending on experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 20 days ago
Worcester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago