Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Technical Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Architecture over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 171 140
Rank change year-on-year +35 -31 +30
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 61 30 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.62% 0.78% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 0.84% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 24
Birmingham median annual salary £73,750 £50,750 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.32% -21.92% +8.33%
10th Percentile £52,500 £25,500 £42,375
90th Percentile £88,000 £79,000 £82,500
West Midlands median annual salary £66,250 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +47.22% -25.00% -

Technical Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,423 3,557 4,370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.65% 91.98% 90.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2,438 2,860 3,212
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.30%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,150 £65,000 £69,875
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Technical Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in Birmingham

Technical Architecture
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Technical Architecture in Birmingham

Technical Architecture
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architecture in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Architecture in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 38 (62.30%) Data Centre
2 35 (57.38%) TOGAF
3 34 (55.74%) VMware
3 34 (55.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (52.46%) Presales
5 31 (50.82%) ITIL
6 29 (47.54%) Project Management
7 28 (45.90%) NetApp
7 28 (45.90%) Service Management
7 28 (45.90%) PRINCE2
7 28 (45.90%) IT Strategy
7 28 (45.90%) Self-Motivation
7 28 (45.90%) ITIL V3
8 27 (44.26%) Line Management
8 27 (44.26%) Citrix
9 25 (40.98%) IaaS
10 24 (39.34%) PaaS
11 23 (37.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (37.70%) Service Delivery
11 23 (37.70%) Zachman Framework
12 22 (36.07%) Software Engineering
12 22 (36.07%) Degree
12 22 (36.07%) Information Security
12 22 (36.07%) Computer Science
12 22 (36.07%) Due Diligence
13 21 (34.43%) Publishing
13 21 (34.43%) EMC
14 20 (32.79%) ISEB
15 19 (31.15%) Firewall
15 19 (31.15%) Management Information System

Technical Architecture
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 3 (4.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (4.92%) SAS
1 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
1 3 (4.92%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 25 (40.98%) IaaS
2 24 (39.34%) PaaS
3 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (21.31%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (16.39%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (14.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 9 (14.75%) Amazon S3
6 9 (14.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (14.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (14.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (11.48%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (9.84%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (6.56%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (1.64%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.15%) Firewall
2 4 (6.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.64%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 9 (14.75%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (14.75%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (6.56%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.92%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.92%) DB2
5 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.64%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.64%) HBase
5 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.84%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.92%) Jasmine
3 3 (4.92%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.64%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.64%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.64%) JBehave
4 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.64%) JMeter
4 1 (1.64%) JUnit
4 1 (1.64%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.64%) Maven
4 1 (1.64%) Mockito
4 1 (1.64%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.64%) Selenium
4 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 21 (34.43%) Publishing
2 10 (16.39%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (85.25%) Architect
2 34 (55.74%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (19.67%) Technical Architect
4 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 7 (11.48%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (9.84%) Security Architect
5 6 (9.84%) Security Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.20%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Architecture Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.92%) IT Manager
8 3 (4.92%) IT Strategy Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Strategy Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Data Architect
9 2 (3.28%) OSS Architect
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Senior DevOps
9 2 (3.28%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) Web Services
2 4 (6.56%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.92%) .NET
3 3 (4.92%) Backbone.js
3 3 (4.92%) Java EE
3 3 (4.92%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.64%) CSS
4 1 (1.64%) HTML
4 1 (1.64%) HTML5
4 1 (1.64%) JMS
4 1 (1.64%) LESS
4 1 (1.64%) RESTful
4 1 (1.64%) Sass
4 1 (1.64%) SOAP
4 1 (1.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 38 (62.30%) Data Centre
2 28 (45.90%) Self-Motivation
3 22 (36.07%) Computer Science
4 19 (31.15%) CMDB
4 19 (31.15%) Management Information System
5 10 (16.39%) Private Cloud
6 9 (14.75%) Public Cloud
7 7 (11.48%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (4.92%) Mainframe
8 3 (4.92%) User Experience
9 2 (3.28%) Blog
10 1 (1.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Linux
1 1 (1.64%) Unix
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
1 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (57.38%) TOGAF
2 32 (52.46%) Presales
3 31 (50.82%) ITIL
4 29 (47.54%) Project Management
5 28 (45.90%) IT Strategy
5 28 (45.90%) ITIL V3
5 28 (45.90%) PRINCE2
5 28 (45.90%) Service Management
6 27 (44.26%) Line Management
7 23 (37.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 23 (37.70%) Service Delivery
7 23 (37.70%) Zachman Framework
8 22 (36.07%) Due Diligence
8 22 (36.07%) Information Security
8 22 (36.07%) Software Engineering
9 19 (31.15%) Capacity Planning
9 19 (31.15%) Gantt Chart
9 19 (31.15%) IT Governance
9 19 (31.15%) Requirements Analysis
9 19 (31.15%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) SQL
2 6 (9.84%) Python
3 4 (6.56%) Java
3 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.92%) C#
5 1 (1.64%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 22 (36.07%) Degree
2 20 (32.79%) ISEB
3 19 (31.15%) CEH
3 19 (31.15%) CISSP
3 19 (31.15%) CompTIA Security+
3 19 (31.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (31.15%) PMI Certification
3 19 (31.15%) PMP
4 1 (1.64%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (31.15%) GPG13
1 19 (31.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (24.59%) GDPR
3 3 (4.92%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (55.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (19.67%) Hyper-V
3 10 (16.39%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) SCCM
1 7 (11.48%) SCOM
2 6 (9.84%) Ansible
2 6 (9.84%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (9.84%) Puppet
3 4 (6.56%) Terraform
4 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.64%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 34 (55.74%) VMware
2 28 (45.90%) NetApp
3 27 (44.26%) Citrix
4 21 (34.43%) EMC
5 19 (31.15%) CheckPoint
6 8 (13.11%) Cisco
6 8 (13.11%) HP
7 7 (11.48%) 3PAR
8 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
8 5 (8.20%) Oracle
9 3 (4.92%) Ab Initio
9 3 (4.92%) Cadence
9 3 (4.92%) ServiceNow
10 2 (3.28%) Google
11 1 (1.64%) Capita
11 1 (1.64%) Dell
11 1 (1.64%) F5
11 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.64%) SAP
11 1 (1.64%) Symantec