Period
to 16 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architect
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 186 147
Rank change year-on-year +28 -39 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 35 31 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.92% 0.64% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.67% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 45
Birmingham median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -11.11% +8.00%
10th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £41,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £79,500 £76,250
West Midlands median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3656 4649 3832
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 96.61% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2962 3467 3184
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £68,375
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Technical Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Birmingham

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Technical Architect in Birmingham

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Birmingham over the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Architect in Birmingham

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 October 2017, Technical Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 11 (31.43%) MySQL
2 10 (28.57%) PHP
2 10 (28.57%) Python
2 10 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
3 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (25.71%) NoSQL
3 9 (25.71%) Finance
3 9 (25.71%) Service Delivery
3 9 (25.71%) C
3 9 (25.71%) C++
3 9 (25.71%) Java
4 8 (22.86%) SLA
4 8 (22.86%) Cadence
4 8 (22.86%) Process Improvement
4 8 (22.86%) ServiceNow
4 8 (22.86%) Critical Success Factor
4 8 (22.86%) Performance Management
4 8 (22.86%) Financial Modelling
4 8 (22.86%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (22.86%) Incident Management
4 8 (22.86%) Statistics
4 8 (22.86%) Service Design
4 8 (22.86%) Escalation Management
4 8 (22.86%) Contract Management
4 8 (22.86%) Customer Requirements
4 8 (22.86%) IT Strategy
5 5 (14.29%) Degree
5 5 (14.29%) AngularJS

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.86%) JBoss
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.86%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.86%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (22.86%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) MySQL
2 9 (25.71%) NoSQL
3 4 (11.43%) Big Data
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) Riak
4 1 (2.86%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
1 1 (2.86%) Maven
1 1 (2.86%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.86%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 5 (14.29%) Node.js
2 4 (11.43%) Web Services
3 2 (5.71%) CSS
3 2 (5.71%) XML
4 1 (2.86%) CORBA
4 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) Java EE
4 1 (2.86%) JSON
4 1 (2.86%) REST
4 1 (2.86%) Samza
4 1 (2.86%) SAP Basis
4 1 (2.86%) SAP XI
4 1 (2.86%) SOAP
4 1 (2.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Blog
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
2 9 (25.71%) Service Delivery
3 8 (22.86%) Contract Management
3 8 (22.86%) Critical Success Factor
3 8 (22.86%) Customer Requirements
3 8 (22.86%) Escalation Management
3 8 (22.86%) Financial Modelling
3 8 (22.86%) Incident Management
3 8 (22.86%) IT Strategy
3 8 (22.86%) Performance Management
3 8 (22.86%) Process Improvement
3 8 (22.86%) Service Design
3 8 (22.86%) Statistics
4 4 (11.43%) Business Development
4 4 (11.43%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (11.43%) Line Management
4 4 (11.43%) Presales
4 4 (11.43%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) PHP
1 10 (28.57%) Python
2 9 (25.71%) C
2 9 (25.71%) C++
2 9 (25.71%) Java
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.71%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) MCP
2 4 (11.43%) MCSE
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.43%) VCAP
2 4 (11.43%) VCDX
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) PMO
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.86%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Cadence
1 8 (22.86%) ServiceNow
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.43%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) Google
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle