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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 193 169 159
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -10
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 29 42 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.77% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.99% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 25 33 43
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,465 £45,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,106 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-2.16% -7.08%
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
4446 4252 3670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.38% 78.15% 75.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3712 3600 3118
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -29 12 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Herefordshire - 5 £36,465 - 1
Solihull - 3 £42,500 - 1
Walsall - 3 £80,000 -
Coventry -10 2 £90,000 +63.63% 1
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 22 (29.73%) VMware
3 20 (27.03%) Project Management
3 20 (27.03%) Windows
3 20 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (25.68%) Degree
5 18 (24.32%) CRM
5 18 (24.32%) Migration
6 17 (22.97%) SAP
7 16 (21.62%) Office 365
8 15 (20.27%) Hyper-V
8 15 (20.27%) Active Directory
9 14 (18.92%) SAN
10 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (17.57%) Lync
11 12 (16.22%) Unified Communications
11 12 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (16.22%) Technical Analysis
11 12 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (16.22%) NAS
11 12 (16.22%) Office Communications Server
11 12 (16.22%) MCTS
11 12 (16.22%) MCITP
11 12 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2003
11 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (16.22%) MCSE
11 12 (16.22%) MCSA
11 12 (16.22%) MS Exchange
12 11 (14.86%) XML
12 11 (14.86%) Dynamics CRM

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (17.57%) Lync
2 12 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 12 (16.22%) Office Communications Server
2 12 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (12.16%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.70%) NetWeaver
5 2 (2.70%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.35%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.35%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.70%) Misys Equation
2 2 (2.70%) Temenos T24
2 2 (2.70%) Finacle
2 2 (2.70%) SAP SD
2 2 (2.70%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (1.35%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.35%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.35%) SAP PP
3 1 (1.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.35%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.35%) SAP PM
3 1 (1.35%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.92%) SAN
2 12 (16.22%) NAS
2 12 (16.22%) Unified Communications
3 4 (5.41%) Internet
4 2 (2.70%) LAN
4 2 (2.70%) WAN
5 1 (1.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.46%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) Big Data
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Ant
1 3 (4.05%) JIRA
1 3 (4.05%) Talend Open Studio
1 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (9.46%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.11%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Banking
2 6 (8.11%) Retail
3 4 (5.41%) Automotive
4 2 (2.70%) Back Office
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (36.49%) Architect
2 22 (29.73%) Consultant
3 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Consultant
4 12 (16.22%) Exchange Consultant
5 11 (14.86%) Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Technical Architect
6 9 (12.16%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (8.11%) SAP Developer
7 6 (8.11%) CRM Architect
8 5 (6.76%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (5.41%) ABAP Developer
9 4 (5.41%) CRM Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
10 3 (4.05%) Virtualisation Consultant
10 3 (4.05%) Team Leader
10 3 (4.05%) CRM Consultant
10 3 (4.05%) Java Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Technical Manager
11 2 (2.70%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.86%) XML
2 6 (8.11%) .NET
3 5 (6.76%) CSS
3 5 (6.76%) HTML
3 5 (6.76%) Web Services
3 5 (6.76%) XML Schema
3 5 (6.76%) JSON
4 3 (4.05%) WCF
4 3 (4.05%) jQuery
4 3 (4.05%) HTML5
4 3 (4.05%) PhoneGap
4 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.05%) SAP Basis
4 3 (4.05%) Ajax
4 3 (4.05%) J2EE
5 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.70%) SOAP
5 2 (2.70%) XSD
5 2 (2.70%) DOM
5 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Data Conversion
2 5 (6.76%) User Experience
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.05%) Data Integration
4 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.70%) APACS
5 2 (2.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.03%) Windows
2 5 (6.76%) Linux
3 3 (4.05%) Android
3 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.70%) AIX
4 2 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.03%) Project Management
2 18 (24.32%) CRM
2 18 (24.32%) Migration
3 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (16.22%) Technical Analysis
5 9 (12.16%) SOA
6 8 (10.81%) Business Analysis
7 7 (9.46%) Mentoring
7 7 (9.46%) Unit Testing
8 6 (8.11%) Data Cleansing
8 6 (8.11%) Validation
8 6 (8.11%) Change Management
9 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.41%) Project Planning
10 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (5.41%) System Testing
10 4 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (5.41%) TOGAF
11 3 (4.05%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) Java
2 8 (10.81%) ABAP
3 4 (5.41%) C#
4 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.70%) SQL
5 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (25.68%) Degree
2 12 (16.22%) MCSE
2 12 (16.22%) MCSA
2 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (16.22%) MCTS
2 12 (16.22%) MCITP
3 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.41%) SAP Certification
5 3 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.05%) VCDX
5 3 (4.05%) VCAP
6 1 (1.35%) CCIE
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
2 3 (4.05%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.05%) COBIT
3 2 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.70%) Basel II
3 2 (2.70%) IAS 39
4 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (20.27%) Hyper-V
2 15 (20.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.05%) XenApp
3 3 (4.05%) XenDesktop
3 3 (4.05%) vSphere
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 22 (29.73%) VMware
3 17 (22.97%) SAP
4 9 (12.16%) Oracle
5 7 (9.46%) Citrix
6 5 (6.76%) NetApp
7 3 (4.05%) Informatica
7 3 (4.05%) Sencha
7 3 (4.05%) Talend
8 2 (2.70%) Brocade
8 2 (2.70%) Chordiant
8 2 (2.70%) IBM
8 2 (2.70%) Misys
8 2 (2.70%) Temenos
8 2 (2.70%) EMC
9 1 (1.35%) JBoss
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum - Grade 7
Posted: 11 days ago