Period
to 21 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 157 135
Rank change year-on-year +81 -22 +25
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 115 31 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.51% 0.86% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.84% 0.94% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 35 4 14
Birmingham median annual salary £60,000 £68,750 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.73% -8.33% +36.36%
10th Percentile £40,000 £60,750 £44,575
90th Percentile £84,000 £88,000 £82,500
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +17.39% -

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 2,998 3,314 4,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.46% 91.95% 92.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2,076 2,483 2,955
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,563 £68,750 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% -1.20% +1.22%

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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Technical Architecture in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 66 (57.39%) Data Centre
2 63 (54.78%) VMware
3 62 (53.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 61 (53.04%) ITIL
5 58 (50.43%) Presales
6 54 (46.96%) GDPR
6 54 (46.96%) Data Protection
7 53 (46.09%) Line Management
8 48 (41.74%) TOGAF
9 47 (40.87%) Project Management
10 45 (39.13%) Service Management
10 45 (39.13%) PRINCE2
10 45 (39.13%) ITIL V3
10 45 (39.13%) Self-Motivation
11 41 (35.65%) Hyper-V
12 38 (33.04%) SQL
13 34 (29.57%) NetApp
14 33 (28.70%) Citrix
14 33 (28.70%) Amazon AWS
14 33 (28.70%) Finance
15 30 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
15 30 (26.09%) Public Cloud
16 29 (25.22%) Azure Active Directory
16 29 (25.22%) Virtual Machines
16 29 (25.22%) Private Cloud
16 29 (25.22%) AWS CloudFormation
16 29 (25.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 29 (25.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 29 (25.22%) Azure SQL Database
16 29 (25.22%) Amazon DynamoDB

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 7 (6.09%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.74%) SAS
3 2 (1.74%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.74%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.74%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 33 (28.70%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (25.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 29 (25.22%) Amazon EC2
3 29 (25.22%) Amazon S3
3 29 (25.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 29 (25.22%) Azure Active Directory
3 29 (25.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 26 (22.61%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (18.26%) IaaS
5 21 (18.26%) PaaS
6 7 (6.09%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (4.35%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.87%) Office 365
8 1 (0.87%) SaaS
8 1 (0.87%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.65%) Firewall
2 5 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.74%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (25.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 29 (25.22%) Amazon RDS
1 29 (25.22%) Azure SQL Database
2 19 (16.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.74%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (12.17%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.09%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.09%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (28.70%) Finance
2 18 (15.65%) Publishing
3 7 (6.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 97 (84.35%) Architect
2 47 (40.87%) Technical Architect
3 43 (37.39%) Solutions Architect
4 24 (20.87%) Cloud Architect
5 22 (19.13%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 17 (14.78%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 17 (14.78%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 12 (10.43%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 11 (9.57%) Data Architect
9 9 (7.83%) Developer
9 9 (7.83%) Integration Developer
9 9 (7.83%) RPG Developer
9 9 (7.83%) SQL Developer
10 7 (6.09%) C# Architect
10 7 (6.09%) SOA Architect
11 5 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
11 5 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (3.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 3 (2.61%) Senior Cloud Engineer
13 3 (2.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.22%) Web Services
2 14 (12.17%) Middleware
3 9 (7.83%) EDI
4 7 (6.09%) .NET
4 7 (6.09%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.74%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 66 (57.39%) Data Centre
2 45 (39.13%) Self-Motivation
3 30 (26.09%) Public Cloud
4 29 (25.22%) Private Cloud
5 28 (24.35%) Hybrid Cloud
6 23 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 16 (13.91%) CMDB
8 9 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (7.83%) iSeries
9 7 (6.09%) AS400
10 2 (1.74%) Blog
10 2 (1.74%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.74%) PKI
10 2 (1.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.48%) Linux
1 4 (3.48%) Windows
1 4 (3.48%) Windows Server
1 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (1.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (53.04%) ITIL
2 58 (50.43%) Presales
3 54 (46.96%) Data Protection
4 53 (46.09%) Line Management
5 48 (41.74%) TOGAF
6 47 (40.87%) Project Management
7 45 (39.13%) ITIL V3
7 45 (39.13%) PRINCE2
7 45 (39.13%) Service Management
8 29 (25.22%) Load Balancing
9 28 (24.35%) IT Strategy
10 26 (22.61%) Service Delivery
11 25 (21.74%) SOA
12 24 (20.87%) Migration
13 23 (20.00%) ETL
14 20 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (15.65%) Due Diligence
15 18 (15.65%) Information Security
15 18 (15.65%) Zachman Framework
16 17 (14.78%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 38 (33.04%) SQL
2 11 (9.57%) Java
3 9 (7.83%) RPG
3 9 (7.83%) RPG IV
4 7 (6.09%) C#
4 7 (6.09%) Python
4 7 (6.09%) VB
5 5 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (19.13%) ISEB
2 16 (13.91%) CEH
2 16 (13.91%) CISSP
2 16 (13.91%) CompTIA Security+
2 16 (13.91%) Computer Science Degree
2 16 (13.91%) Degree
2 16 (13.91%) PMI Certification
2 16 (13.91%) PMP
3 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.74%) MCITP
4 2 (1.74%) MCTS
4 2 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.87%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.87%) MCSA
5 1 (0.87%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (46.96%) GDPR
2 16 (13.91%) GPG13
2 16 (13.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (7.83%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (53.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (35.65%) Hyper-V
3 29 (25.22%) Virtual Machines
4 21 (18.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (14.78%) SCCM
1 17 (14.78%) SCOM
2 7 (6.09%) Ansible
2 7 (6.09%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (6.09%) Puppet
3 5 (4.35%) Terraform
4 4 (3.48%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 63 (54.78%) VMware
2 34 (29.57%) NetApp
3 33 (28.70%) Citrix
4 21 (18.26%) HP
5 19 (16.52%) Cisco
5 19 (16.52%) EMC
6 18 (15.65%) 3PAR
6 18 (15.65%) CheckPoint
7 14 (12.17%) Microsoft
8 9 (7.83%) Cadence
8 9 (7.83%) JD Edwards
8 9 (7.83%) ServiceNow
9 5 (4.35%) Oracle
10 4 (3.48%) Dell
10 4 (3.48%) Symantec
11 2 (1.74%) Ab Initio
11 2 (1.74%) Google
12 1 (0.87%) Fortinet
12 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.87%) SAP