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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 188 145 162
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +17
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 25 61 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 1.19% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 1.47% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 54 34
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,900 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £89,500 £68,200
UK excluding London average salary £51,816 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year
-5.78% +5.76%
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
4349 4145 3918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.45% 80.77% 77.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3608 3469 3293
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -33 12 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Coventry -6 10 £65,000 +26.82% 1
Walsall - 2 £75,000 -
Warwickshire -16 1 £65,000 -3.70%
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (48.08%) Microsoft
2 21 (40.38%) VMware
3 17 (32.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (28.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (28.85%) CRM
5 14 (26.92%) Active Directory
6 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 11 (21.15%) Windows
8 11 (21.15%) Citrix
8 11 (21.15%) Migration
8 11 (21.15%) Hyper-V
9 10 (19.23%) Firewall
9 10 (19.23%) Computer Science
10 9 (17.31%) Internet
11 8 (15.38%) ITIL
11 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
11 8 (15.38%) ETL
11 8 (15.38%) SQL
11 8 (15.38%) SCCM
11 8 (15.38%) Workflow
11 8 (15.38%) Finance
11 8 (15.38%) Office 365
11 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (13.46%) Change Management
12 7 (13.46%) Manufacturing
12 7 (13.46%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (13.46%) NetApp
13 6 (11.54%) HP
13 6 (11.54%) Dell

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.69%) Lync
3 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.92%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Office
2 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.77%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Office 365
2 5 (9.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) Firewall
2 9 (17.31%) Internet
3 5 (9.62%) Wireshark
3 5 (9.62%) HTTPS
3 5 (9.62%) WAN
3 5 (9.62%) DNS
3 5 (9.62%) SAN
4 4 (7.69%) MPLS
5 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.92%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.92%) DB2
4 1 (1.92%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) RequisitePro
2 3 (5.77%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Manufacturing
3 5 (9.62%) Aerospace
4 3 (5.77%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (73.08%) Architect
2 17 (32.69%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (19.23%) Technical Architect
4 7 (13.46%) Consultant
5 6 (11.54%) CRM Consultant
5 6 (11.54%) CRM Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Security Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Security Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Services Manager
7 3 (5.77%) CRM Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Service Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Services Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Integration Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) Web Services
2 4 (7.69%) CGI
3 3 (5.77%) CSS
3 3 (5.77%) XML
3 3 (5.77%) HTML
4 2 (3.85%) Ajax
4 2 (3.85%) HTML5
5 1 (1.92%) Spring
5 1 (1.92%) .NET
5 1 (1.92%) JSP
5 1 (1.92%) Servlets
5 1 (1.92%) Struts
5 1 (1.92%) JMS
5 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.62%) Internet of Things
4 5 (9.62%) Clustering
5 4 (7.69%) GIS
6 3 (5.77%) Data Integration
6 3 (5.77%) Taxonomies
7 2 (3.85%) Smartphone
7 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) UNIX
2 2 (3.85%) Android
2 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) CRM
2 11 (21.15%) Migration
3 8 (15.38%) ITIL
3 8 (15.38%) ETL
3 8 (15.38%) Workflow
4 7 (13.46%) Change Management
4 7 (13.46%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (11.54%) Data Analysis
5 6 (11.54%) Information Security
5 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
6 5 (9.62%) Database Mirroring
6 5 (9.62%) Scrum
6 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.62%) TOGAF
6 5 (9.62%) ERP
7 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.69%) Business Development
7 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.69%) Service Management
7 4 (7.69%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.62%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) MCSE
3 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.69%) CCNA
3 4 (7.69%) JNCIA
3 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.77%) QA
3 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (32.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (26.92%) Active Directory
3 11 (21.15%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.69%) Terminal Services
4 4 (7.69%) XenApp
4 4 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) SCCM
2 4 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (48.08%) Microsoft
2 21 (40.38%) VMware
3 11 (21.15%) Citrix
4 7 (13.46%) NetApp
5 6 (11.54%) HP
5 6 (11.54%) Dell
5 6 (11.54%) Cisco
5 6 (11.54%) Oracle
6 4 (7.69%) Juniper
6 4 (7.69%) Computacenter
7 3 (5.77%) Talend
7 3 (5.77%) SAP
7 3 (5.77%) IBM
7 3 (5.77%) Informatica
8 2 (3.85%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.85%) EMC
8 2 (3.85%) Intel
9 1 (1.92%) Pega
9 1 (1.92%) Sybase
9 1 (1.92%) Vitria
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum + Pension, Free Parking
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford and Worcester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford and Worcester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 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: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago