The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 129 100
Rank change year-on-year +21 -29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 12 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.64% 0.54% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.57% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 20
Median salary £72,500 £53,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.88% -10.41%  
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.84% +4.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1808 2285 1674
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.94% 95.33% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1468 1762 1415
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Technical Architect in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) VMware
3 10 (37.04%) .NET
3 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (33.33%) Presales
4 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (29.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (29.63%) MCSE
6 7 (25.93%) C#
6 7 (25.93%) Java
6 7 (25.93%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (25.93%) Project Management
7 6 (22.22%) Office 365
7 6 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 6 (22.22%) CRM
7 6 (22.22%) Client/Server
8 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
8 5 (18.52%) SAN
8 5 (18.52%) Degree
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (14.81%) Skype
9 4 (14.81%) EMC
10 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
10 3 (11.11%) Python
10 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
10 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 3 (11.11%) Unix
10 3 (11.11%) Windows

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 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Office 365
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.11%) SaaS
4 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (7.41%) IaaS
4 2 (7.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) SAN
2 4 (14.81%) Skype
3 3 (11.11%) NAS
4 2 (7.41%) LAN
4 2 (7.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Big Data
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) DB2
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
General
1 3 (11.11%) Banking
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Publishing
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Client/Server
2 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.41%) CMDB
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
1 3 (11.11%) Unix
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (33.33%) Presales
2 7 (25.93%) Project Management
2 7 (25.93%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (22.22%) CRM
4 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.41%) IT Governance
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.41%) Line Management
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) People Management
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Service Management
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
5 2 (7.41%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) C#
1 7 (25.93%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) MCSE
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (29.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (18.52%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) ISEB
3 2 (7.41%) MCSA
3 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
3 2 (7.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) EMC
4 2 (7.41%) BMC
4 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) IBM
4 2 (7.41%) Juniper
4 2 (7.41%) NetApp
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
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