Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 167 151
Rank change year-on-year +12 -16 +21
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 47 26 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.20% 0.68% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.75% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 24
Birmingham median annual salary £85,000 £50,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +67.49% -15.42% -20.00%
10th Percentile £65,125 £27,050 £42,375
90th Percentile £90,750 £77,000 £73,125
West Midlands median annual salary £51,885 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +15.30% -25.00% -14.29%

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 3,581 3,475 4,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.14% 90.73% 89.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2,561 2,834 3,200
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

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 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Architecture in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 34 (72.34%) IT Strategy
2 33 (70.21%) TOGAF
3 31 (65.96%) Zachman Framework
4 27 (57.45%) Software Engineering
5 26 (55.32%) Computer Science
6 25 (53.19%) Degree
6 25 (53.19%) Continuous Improvement
6 25 (53.19%) Data Centre
7 24 (51.06%) Presales
7 24 (51.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (51.06%) VMware
7 24 (51.06%) NetApp
7 24 (51.06%) ITIL
7 24 (51.06%) Citrix
8 23 (48.94%) IaaS
8 23 (48.94%) Due Diligence
9 22 (46.81%) Self-Motivation
9 22 (46.81%) Line Management
9 22 (46.81%) Computer Science Degree
9 22 (46.81%) Gantt Chart
9 22 (46.81%) PaaS
9 22 (46.81%) Capacity Planning
9 22 (46.81%) ITIL V3
9 22 (46.81%) CMDB
9 22 (46.81%) IT Governance
9 22 (46.81%) Requirements Analysis
9 22 (46.81%) PMP
9 22 (46.81%) PMI Certification
9 22 (46.81%) EMC
9 22 (46.81%) ISEB

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 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.13%) SAS
1 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 23 (48.94%) IaaS
2 22 (46.81%) PaaS
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (38.30%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) DB2
3 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.13%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.13%) HBase
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Jasmine
1 3 (6.38%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.13%) FitNesse
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.13%) JBehave
2 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) JMeter
2 1 (2.13%) JUnit
2 1 (2.13%) LoadUI
2 1 (2.13%) Maven
2 1 (2.13%) Mockito
2 1 (2.13%) NetBeans
2 1 (2.13%) Selenium
2 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 22 (46.81%) Publishing
2 8 (17.02%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (89.36%) Architect
2 32 (68.09%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (17.02%) Technical Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Security Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Security Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Storage Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Architecture Manager
6 3 (6.38%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.38%) IT Strategy Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Strategy Manager
7 2 (4.26%) BSS Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 2 (4.26%) OSS Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Azure Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Chief Technology Officer
8 1 (2.13%) Java Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Java Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
2 3 (6.38%) .NET
2 3 (6.38%) Backbone.js
2 3 (6.38%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (2.13%) CSS
3 1 (2.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) HTML5
3 1 (2.13%) Java EE
3 1 (2.13%) JMS
3 1 (2.13%) LESS
3 1 (2.13%) RESTful
3 1 (2.13%) Sass
3 1 (2.13%) SOAP
3 1 (2.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (55.32%) Computer Science
2 25 (53.19%) Data Centre
3 22 (46.81%) CMDB
3 22 (46.81%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (38.30%) Management Information System
5 4 (8.51%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (72.34%) IT Strategy
2 33 (70.21%) TOGAF
3 31 (65.96%) Zachman Framework
4 27 (57.45%) Software Engineering
5 25 (53.19%) Continuous Improvement
6 24 (51.06%) ITIL
6 24 (51.06%) Presales
7 23 (48.94%) Due Diligence
8 22 (46.81%) Capacity Planning
8 22 (46.81%) Gantt Chart
8 22 (46.81%) IT Governance
8 22 (46.81%) ITIL V3
8 22 (46.81%) Line Management
8 22 (46.81%) PRINCE2
8 22 (46.81%) Project Management
8 22 (46.81%) Requirements Analysis
8 22 (46.81%) Service Delivery
8 22 (46.81%) Service Management
9 19 (40.43%) Information Security
10 18 (38.30%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) Java
1 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.38%) C#
2 3 (6.38%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) Java 8
3 1 (2.13%) Python
3 1 (2.13%) Ruby
3 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (53.19%) Degree
2 22 (46.81%) Computer Science Degree
2 22 (46.81%) ISEB
2 22 (46.81%) PMI Certification
2 22 (46.81%) PMP
3 18 (38.30%) CEH
3 18 (38.30%) CISSP
3 18 (38.30%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (38.30%) GPG13
1 18 (38.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (12.77%) GDPR
3 4 (8.51%) QA
System Software
1 24 (51.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) SCCM
1 2 (4.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) Citrix
1 24 (51.06%) NetApp
1 24 (51.06%) VMware
2 22 (46.81%) EMC
3 18 (38.30%) CheckPoint
4 4 (8.51%) Dell
4 4 (8.51%) IBM
4 4 (8.51%) Veritas
5 2 (4.26%) 3PAR
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle
6 1 (2.13%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.13%) Capita