The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Solutions Architect role 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Solution Architect
Rank 204 206 203
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 4 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.075% 0.054% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.057% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £40,000 £65,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -11.53%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5050 5246 4625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.30% 95.04% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4222 4388 4062
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Technical Solutions Architect
England

Technical Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect across the West Midlands region.

Technical Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Technical Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Technical Solutions Architect
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 Solutions Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Warwickshire - 3 £40,000 -
Birmingham +9 1 £65,000 -
Technical Solutions Architect
England

Technical Solutions Architect
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Technical Solutions Architect in their job title 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 with Technical Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Big Data
2 6 (60.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 6 (60.00%) Business Transformation
2 6 (60.00%) Analytics
2 6 (60.00%) Business Development
2 6 (60.00%) Front Office
3 3 (30.00%) HNC
3 3 (30.00%) HND
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) 4G
3 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) Local Government
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware
4 1 (10.00%) Mercator
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) VMware

Technical Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Technical Solutions Architect in their job title 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 with Technical Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (30.00%) VPN
1 3 (30.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Big Data
General
1 6 (60.00%) Front Office
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Business Development
1 6 (60.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 6 (60.00%) Business Transformation
1 6 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
2 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) HNC
2 3 (30.00%) HND
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix
1 1 (10.00%) Mercator
1 1 (10.00%) VMware