Period
to 17 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £71,250 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 170 184
Rank change year-on-year +23 +14 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 54 25 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.36% 0.65% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 0.67% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 28
Birmingham median annual salary £71,250 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +4.35%
10th Percentile £51,875 £52,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £90,500 £76,250 £84,125
West Midlands median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year +16.67% +6.67% +2.27%

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 3,833 3,705 4,612
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 96.46% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2,790 3,097 3,464
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 28 (51.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (50.00%) Presales
3 24 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 23 (42.59%) Citrix
4 23 (42.59%) Project Management
5 22 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (35.19%) Office 365
6 19 (35.19%) Active Directory
7 18 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 18 (33.33%) Windows
7 18 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 17 (31.48%) Security Cleared
8 17 (31.48%) Customer Requirements
8 17 (31.48%) MCSE
9 16 (29.63%) MCP
9 16 (29.63%) Enterprise Architecture
9 16 (29.63%) Network Security
9 16 (29.63%) Vendor Relationship Management
10 15 (27.78%) Windows Server
10 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (27.78%) Finance
11 14 (25.93%) Programme Management
11 14 (25.93%) Server Virtualisation
12 13 (24.07%) Service Delivery
13 12 (22.22%) Java
14 11 (20.37%) Requirements Analysis
15 10 (18.52%) Marketing
16 9 (16.67%) VMware

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 2 (3.70%) JBoss
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 28 (51.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (35.19%) Office 365
4 8 (14.81%) PaaS
5 6 (11.11%) IaaS
6 4 (7.41%) SaaS
7 2 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.85%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (1.85%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.85%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) Network Security
2 3 (5.56%) WAN
3 2 (3.70%) Firewall
3 2 (3.70%) Internet
3 2 (3.70%) SSL
3 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.85%) BGP
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.85%) LAN
4 1 (1.85%) MPLS
4 1 (1.85%) OSPF
4 1 (1.85%) VPLS
4 1 (1.85%) VPN
4 1 (1.85%) Wireless
4 1 (1.85%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) DB2
2 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.70%) Maven
2 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 10 (18.52%) Marketing
3 7 (12.96%) Legal
4 4 (7.41%) Publishing
5 2 (3.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.85%) Advertising
6 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) HTML
2 4 (7.41%) .NET
2 4 (7.41%) J2EE
2 4 (7.41%) XML
3 3 (5.56%) CSS
4 2 (3.70%) Drools
4 2 (3.70%) Java EE
4 2 (3.70%) jQuery
4 2 (3.70%) JRules
4 2 (3.70%) Spring
4 2 (3.70%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.85%) COM
5 1 (1.85%) Node.js
5 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.81%) Public Cloud
3 6 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (7.41%) CMDB
4 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.70%) NHS
5 2 (3.70%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.85%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Windows
2 15 (27.78%) Windows Server
2 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Unix
3 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) Presales
2 23 (42.59%) Project Management
3 17 (31.48%) Customer Requirements
4 16 (29.63%) Enterprise Architecture
4 16 (29.63%) Vendor Relationship Management
5 14 (25.93%) Programme Management
5 14 (25.93%) Server Virtualisation
6 13 (24.07%) Service Delivery
7 11 (20.37%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (12.96%) Line Management
9 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
9 7 (12.96%) Quality Management
9 7 (12.96%) Service Design
9 7 (12.96%) Target Operating Model
10 6 (11.11%) Due Diligence
10 6 (11.11%) ITIL
10 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
10 6 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (7.41%) C#
3 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.70%) X++
4 1 (1.85%) C
4 1 (1.85%) C++
4 1 (1.85%) Python
4 1 (1.85%) Ruby
4 1 (1.85%) Scala
4 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (31.48%) MCSE
2 17 (31.48%) Security Cleared
3 16 (29.63%) MCP
4 6 (11.11%) Degree
5 4 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (7.41%) ISEB
5 4 (7.41%) PMI Certification
5 4 (7.41%) PMP
6 3 (5.56%) CCNP
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (1.85%) CCIP
8 1 (1.85%) CCNA
8 1 (1.85%) CCSA
8 1 (1.85%) CCSP
8 1 (1.85%) CISSP
8 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) GDPR
2 4 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 19 (35.19%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.70%) Docker
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.85%) XenApp
5 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) Ansible
2 2 (3.70%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.70%) Puppet
2 2 (3.70%) SCOM
2 2 (3.70%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.85%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 23 (42.59%) Citrix
3 9 (16.67%) VMware
4 6 (11.11%) NetApp
5 5 (9.26%) Cisco
5 5 (9.26%) IBM
6 4 (7.41%) Dell
6 4 (7.41%) EMC
6 4 (7.41%) HP
6 4 (7.41%) Veritas
7 2 (3.70%) 3PAR
7 2 (3.70%) BMC
7 2 (3.70%) Brocade
7 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.70%) F5
7 2 (3.70%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.70%) ILOG
7 2 (3.70%) Juniper
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle
8 1 (1.85%) CA Agile Central