Period
to 24 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 157 157
Rank change year-on-year +90 0 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 131 39 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.15% 1.03% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.31% 1.07% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 70 13 20
Birmingham median annual salary £60,000 £80,000 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +20.75% +17.48%
10th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £41,224
90th Percentile £73,875 £99,000 £76,875
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -17.24% +3.57% +28.95%

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 3,039 3,652 3,632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.35% 96.79% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,281 2,654 2,890
Birmingham median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -1.23%

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 24 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Technical Architect in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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 56 (42.75%) Citrix
2 51 (38.93%) Presales
3 50 (38.17%) Data Centre
3 50 (38.17%) Technical Architecture
4 46 (35.11%) Data Protection
4 46 (35.11%) GDPR
5 43 (32.82%) Finance
5 43 (32.82%) VMware
6 40 (30.53%) Microsoft
7 39 (29.77%) Active Directory
8 38 (29.01%) Microsoft Azure
9 37 (28.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 30 (22.90%) Amazon AWS
10 30 (22.90%) SOA
10 30 (22.90%) SQL Server
11 29 (22.14%) Project Management
11 29 (22.14%) Office 365
12 27 (20.61%) Customer Requirements
12 27 (20.61%) C#
12 27 (20.61%) Cisco
12 27 (20.61%) TDD
13 25 (19.08%) Microsoft Certification
14 24 (18.32%) Visual Studio
14 24 (18.32%) TeamCity
14 24 (18.32%) AngularJS
14 24 (18.32%) Elasticsearch
15 23 (17.56%) MCSE
16 21 (16.03%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (16.03%) Hyper-V
16 21 (16.03%) Agile Software Development

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 24 (18.32%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 38 (29.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (22.90%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (22.14%) Office 365
4 5 (3.82%) IaaS
4 5 (3.82%) PaaS
5 3 (2.29%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.29%) SaaS
6 2 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.98%) Network Security
2 10 (7.63%) Firewall
2 10 (7.63%) WAN
3 6 (4.58%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (3.05%) LAN
4 4 (3.05%) MPLS
4 4 (3.05%) VPN
4 4 (3.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.53%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (1.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (18.32%) TeamCity
1 24 (18.32%) Visual Studio
2 20 (15.27%) Git (software)
3 17 (12.98%) Bower
3 17 (12.98%) Grunt
3 17 (12.98%) gulp
3 17 (12.98%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.29%) Maven
General
1 43 (32.82%) Finance
2 6 (4.58%) Publishing
3 4 (3.05%) Retail
4 3 (2.29%) Marketing
5 2 (1.53%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.32%) AngularJS
2 13 (9.92%) .NET
3 6 (4.58%) Middleware
4 3 (2.29%) CSS
4 3 (2.29%) HTML
4 3 (2.29%) J2EE
4 3 (2.29%) jQuery
4 3 (2.29%) Spring
4 3 (2.29%) Spring MVC
4 3 (2.29%) XML
5 2 (1.53%) SAML
6 1 (0.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 50 (38.17%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.11%) Public Cloud
3 6 (4.58%) CMDB
3 6 (4.58%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.05%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.29%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.50%) Windows
1 19 (14.50%) Windows Server
1 19 (14.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 19 (14.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (3.05%) Linux
3 3 (2.29%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.29%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (38.93%) Presales
2 50 (38.17%) Technical Architecture
3 46 (35.11%) Data Protection
4 30 (22.90%) SOA
5 29 (22.14%) Project Management
6 27 (20.61%) Customer Requirements
6 27 (20.61%) TDD
7 21 (16.03%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (16.03%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (15.27%) Enterprise Architecture
9 19 (14.50%) ETL
10 17 (12.98%) IT Strategy
10 17 (12.98%) Software Delivery
10 17 (12.98%) Test Automation
10 17 (12.98%) Vendor Relationship Management
11 16 (12.21%) Programme Management
11 16 (12.21%) Server Virtualisation
12 15 (11.45%) Line Management
13 14 (10.69%) ITIL
13 14 (10.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.61%) C#
2 20 (15.27%) JavaScript
3 19 (14.50%) SQL
4 5 (3.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (19.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (17.56%) MCSE
3 17 (12.98%) MCP
4 15 (11.45%) Security Cleared
5 10 (7.63%) CCNP
5 10 (7.63%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (6.11%) ISEB
7 6 (4.58%) Degree
8 3 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (2.29%) MCSA
8 3 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (35.11%) GDPR
2 12 (9.16%) SLA
3 6 (4.58%) QA
System Software
1 39 (29.77%) Active Directory
2 37 (28.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (16.03%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.29%) XenApp
4 3 (2.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (11.45%) SCCM
2 12 (9.16%) SCOM
3 6 (4.58%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (2.29%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.53%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 56 (42.75%) Citrix
2 43 (32.82%) VMware
3 40 (30.53%) Microsoft
4 27 (20.61%) Cisco
5 18 (13.74%) HP
6 15 (11.45%) 3PAR
7 12 (9.16%) NetApp
8 9 (6.87%) Fortinet
9 8 (6.11%) Cadence
9 8 (6.11%) CheckPoint
9 8 (6.11%) ServiceNow
10 6 (4.58%) BMC
10 6 (4.58%) Brocade
10 6 (4.58%) F5
10 6 (4.58%) Juniper
11 4 (3.05%) IBM
11 4 (3.05%) Meraki
12 3 (2.29%) Ivanti
13 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (1.53%) SAP