The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 134 147 179
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +32
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 60 61 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.23% 1.22% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.59% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 51 52 12
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £67,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £53,900 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3806 3834 3315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 78.09% 76.65% 71.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3173 3209 2821
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Technical Architecture
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -9 40 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Solihull +3 6 £43,000 -
Coventry +9 4 £85,000 +70.00%
Warwickshire +1 1 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Staffordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (22.35%) VMware
2 18 (21.18%) Oracle
2 18 (21.18%) XML
3 16 (18.82%) Retail
3 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 14 (16.47%) SAP
5 14 (16.47%) Java
5 14 (16.47%) Windows
6 13 (15.29%) SOA
6 13 (15.29%) TOGAF
7 12 (14.12%) Degree
7 12 (14.12%) Social Media
7 12 (14.12%) UNIX
7 12 (14.12%) Active Directory
7 12 (14.12%) CRM
7 12 (14.12%) Finance
8 11 (12.94%) Project Management
8 11 (12.94%) .NET
9 10 (11.76%) CSS
9 10 (11.76%) Linux
9 10 (11.76%) Citrix
9 10 (11.76%) SAN
9 10 (11.76%) Shell Script
9 10 (11.76%) Telecoms
9 10 (11.76%) Unified Communications
9 10 (11.76%) Unit Testing
9 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (11.76%) Banking
10 9 (10.59%) Zachman Framework

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (10.59%) Apache Solr
1 9 (10.59%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.24%) Lync
3 6 (7.06%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.06%) Office Communications Server
3 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.71%) IIS
5 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Finacle
1 6 (7.06%) Misys Equation
1 6 (7.06%) Temenos T24
1 6 (7.06%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) SAN
1 10 (11.76%) Unified Communications
2 6 (7.06%) NAS
3 4 (4.71%) WAN
4 3 (3.53%) Internet
5 2 (2.35%) VoIP
5 2 (2.35%) Firewall
6 1 (1.18%) Network Security
6 1 (1.18%) FWSM
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.18%) BGP
6 1 (1.18%) OSPF
6 1 (1.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.18%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (18.82%) Retail
2 12 (14.12%) Finance
3 10 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 10 (11.76%) Banking
4 5 (5.88%) Marketing
5 4 (4.71%) Advertising
6 3 (3.53%) Billing
6 3 (3.53%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (2.35%) Automotive
7 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (37.65%) Consultant
2 27 (31.76%) Architect
3 17 (20.00%) Developer
4 9 (10.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (10.59%) Java Developer
4 9 (10.59%) J2EE Developer
5 8 (9.41%) Senior Consultant
5 8 (9.41%) Analyst
5 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Consultant
6 7 (8.24%) Technical Architect
6 7 (8.24%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (7.06%) Business Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Management Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) Senior Management Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) Exchange Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) SAP Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (5.88%) Applications Consultant
9 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.18%) XML
2 11 (12.94%) .NET
3 10 (11.76%) CSS
4 9 (10.59%) JSON
4 9 (10.59%) Grails
4 9 (10.59%) RESTful
4 9 (10.59%) REST
4 9 (10.59%) SAX
4 9 (10.59%) HTML
4 9 (10.59%) SOAP
4 9 (10.59%) XSD
4 9 (10.59%) DOM
4 9 (10.59%) J2EE
5 5 (5.88%) Web Services
6 4 (4.71%) XML Schema
7 3 (3.53%) Spring
7 3 (3.53%) Java EE
7 3 (3.53%) Middleware
8 1 (1.18%) WCF
8 1 (1.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Social Media
2 6 (7.06%) APACS
3 5 (5.88%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.53%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.53%) RMADS
4 3 (3.53%) EMC Centera
4 3 (3.53%) CESG
5 1 (1.18%) CMDB
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.47%) Windows
2 12 (14.12%) UNIX
3 10 (11.76%) Linux
4 1 (1.18%) AIX
4 1 (1.18%) HPUX
4 1 (1.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.29%) SOA
1 13 (15.29%) TOGAF
2 12 (14.12%) CRM
3 11 (12.94%) Project Management
4 10 (11.76%) Unit Testing
4 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.59%) Zachman Framework
5 9 (10.59%) Software Testing
5 9 (10.59%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (10.59%) Scrum
5 9 (10.59%) B2B
5 9 (10.59%) B2C
6 7 (8.24%) MODAF
6 7 (8.24%) ITIL
7 6 (7.06%) OOD
7 6 (7.06%) Migration
7 6 (7.06%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (5.88%) Data Management
8 5 (5.88%) Logistics
8 5 (5.88%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.47%) Java
2 10 (11.76%) Shell Script
3 9 (10.59%) Groovy
4 8 (9.41%) SQL
5 5 (5.88%) ABAP
6 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Degree
2 7 (8.24%) MCITP
2 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.06%) MCSE
3 6 (7.06%) MCSA
3 6 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.06%) MCTS
4 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.71%) CCNP
6 2 (2.35%) CISSP
6 2 (2.35%) CCIE
6 2 (2.35%) VCDX
6 2 (2.35%) VCAP
6 2 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.18%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (7.06%) Basel II
2 6 (7.06%) COBIT
2 6 (7.06%) IAS 39
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (14.12%) Active Directory
3 9 (10.59%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.71%) XenApp
4 4 (4.71%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.35%) XenServer
5 2 (2.35%) vSphere
6 1 (1.18%) Xen
6 1 (1.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) SCCM
1 4 (4.71%) SCOM
2 1 (1.18%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (22.35%) VMware
2 18 (21.18%) Oracle
3 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 14 (16.47%) SAP
5 10 (11.76%) Citrix
6 8 (9.41%) Cisco
7 6 (7.06%) CheckPoint
7 6 (7.06%) Misys
7 6 (7.06%) Temenos
7 6 (7.06%) Chordiant
8 5 (5.88%) F5
8 5 (5.88%) EMC
8 5 (5.88%) Juniper
9 4 (4.71%) HP
9 4 (4.71%) Symantec
9 4 (4.71%) McAfee
9 4 (4.71%) TippingPoint
9 4 (4.71%) Fortinet
9 4 (4.71%) Computacenter
10 3 (3.53%) TOWER Software
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
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Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per day + Package
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West Midlands
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Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per day + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Up to £55K basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + Exec Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: £39,000 to £44,100 depending on experience + excellent benefits
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Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: £30,500 to £34,500 depending on experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago