Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 151 188
Rank change year-on-year +80 +37 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 132 40 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.77% 1.06% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.91% 1.10% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 63 18 18
Birmingham median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -12.73%
10th Percentile £52,500 £50,625 £41,224
90th Percentile £81,250 £89,125 £82,500
West Midlands median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,875
% change year-on-year +3.70% +7.36% +0.60%

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 3,373 3,646 4,452
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 96.48% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,449 2,860 3,346
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,900
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 December 2018.

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 December 2018, Technical Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 74 (56.06%) Presales
2 65 (49.24%) Citrix
3 57 (43.18%) Data Centre
4 54 (40.91%) Active Directory
5 53 (40.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 49 (37.12%) Data Protection
6 49 (37.12%) GDPR
7 47 (35.61%) Microsoft
8 44 (33.33%) Project Management
8 44 (33.33%) VMware
9 41 (31.06%) SQL Server
10 39 (29.55%) Amazon AWS
11 38 (28.79%) Windows
12 37 (28.03%) Office 365
13 36 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
13 36 (27.27%) MCSE
13 36 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
14 35 (26.52%) Customer Requirements
15 30 (22.73%) Windows Server
15 30 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
15 30 (22.73%) Hyper-V
15 30 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
16 28 (21.21%) Security Cleared
16 28 (21.21%) Network Security
16 28 (21.21%) Vendor Relationship Management
16 28 (21.21%) MCP
16 28 (21.21%) Enterprise Architecture
17 27 (20.45%) Technical Architecture
18 26 (19.70%) Cisco
19 23 (17.42%) SCCM

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 9 (6.82%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.79%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.79%) JBoss
2 5 (3.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (3.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (2.27%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 53 (40.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (29.55%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (28.03%) Office 365
4 1 (0.76%) PaaS
4 1 (0.76%) SaaS
4 1 (0.76%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (21.21%) Network Security
2 12 (9.09%) WAN
3 11 (8.33%) Firewall
4 5 (3.79%) SSL
4 5 (3.79%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.27%) LAN
5 3 (2.27%) Wireless
6 2 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.52%) Internet
6 2 (1.52%) MPLS
6 2 (1.52%) VPN
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (31.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.79%) DB2
3 4 (3.03%) MySQL
4 2 (1.52%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.82%) Maven
3 5 (3.79%) TeamCity
3 5 (3.79%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.52%) Bower
4 2 (1.52%) Grunt
4 2 (1.52%) gulp
4 2 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 15 (11.36%) Finance
2 11 (8.33%) Publishing
3 9 (6.82%) Marketing
4 5 (3.79%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.52%) Retail
6 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.36%) HTML
2 14 (10.61%) XML
3 13 (9.85%) .NET
3 13 (9.85%) CSS
3 13 (9.85%) J2EE
4 9 (6.82%) jQuery
4 9 (6.82%) Spring
4 9 (6.82%) Spring MVC
5 5 (3.79%) AngularJS
5 5 (3.79%) Java EE
5 5 (3.79%) Web Services
6 2 (1.52%) Drools
6 2 (1.52%) JRules
6 2 (1.52%) Middleware
7 1 (0.76%) CGI
7 1 (0.76%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 57 (43.18%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.33%) CMDB
3 8 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.27%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.52%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.52%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 38 (28.79%) Windows
2 30 (22.73%) Windows Server
2 30 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 30 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (6.82%) Linux
4 8 (6.06%) Windows 10
4 8 (6.06%) Windows 7
4 8 (6.06%) Windows 8
5 6 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (56.06%) Presales
2 49 (37.12%) Data Protection
3 44 (33.33%) Project Management
4 35 (26.52%) Customer Requirements
5 28 (21.21%) Enterprise Architecture
5 28 (21.21%) Vendor Relationship Management
6 27 (20.45%) Technical Architecture
7 22 (16.67%) Programme Management
7 22 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
8 19 (14.39%) Due Diligence
9 18 (13.64%) Line Management
10 17 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (11.36%) IT Strategy
12 14 (10.61%) TDD
12 14 (10.61%) Time Management
13 12 (9.09%) Service Delivery
13 12 (9.09%) SOA
14 11 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (8.33%) Gantt Chart
14 11 (8.33%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.67%) Java
2 15 (11.36%) C#
3 11 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (27.27%) MCSE
1 36 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (21.21%) MCP
2 28 (21.21%) Security Cleared
3 11 (8.33%) CCNP
3 11 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (6.82%) Degree
5 8 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.76%) CCDP
7 1 (0.76%) CCIE
7 1 (0.76%) ISEB
7 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (37.12%) GDPR
2 11 (8.33%) QA
3 6 (4.55%) SLA
4 1 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 54 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 36 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (22.73%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (6.06%) XenApp
4 8 (6.06%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.76%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 23 (17.42%) SCCM
2 14 (10.61%) SCOM
3 8 (6.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (6.06%) SCOrch
3 8 (6.06%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.76%) CASB
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 65 (49.24%) Citrix
2 47 (35.61%) Microsoft
3 44 (33.33%) VMware
4 26 (19.70%) Cisco
5 22 (16.67%) HP
6 14 (10.61%) 3PAR
6 14 (10.61%) NetApp
7 10 (7.58%) CheckPoint
7 10 (7.58%) Juniper
8 9 (6.82%) F5
8 9 (6.82%) Fortinet
9 8 (6.06%) BMC
9 8 (6.06%) Brocade
9 8 (6.06%) Ivanti
10 6 (4.55%) Oracle
11 4 (3.03%) Cadence
11 4 (3.03%) ServiceNow
12 3 (2.27%) Meraki
13 2 (1.52%) ILOG
14 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com