Period
to 21 February 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 135 169
Rank change year-on-year -13 +34 -12
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 36 60 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.98% 1.43% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.58% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 26
Birmingham median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +39.53% -28.33%
10th Percentile £57,250 £34,750 £43,125
90th Percentile £90,500 £82,500 £80,000
West Midlands median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +22.73% -8.33% -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 3,311 3,796 3,510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.05% 90.77% 86.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,421 2,841 2,903
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 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.44% -3.53% +6.25%

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 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Architecture in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 23 (63.89%) IT Strategy
2 20 (55.56%) Service Delivery
3 15 (41.67%) ITIL
3 15 (41.67%) Zachman Framework
3 15 (41.67%) TOGAF
4 13 (36.11%) Project Management
4 13 (36.11%) Finance
4 13 (36.11%) Software Engineering
4 13 (36.11%) Computer Science
5 12 (33.33%) Degree
5 12 (33.33%) Performance Management
5 12 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (33.33%) EMC
5 12 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 12 (33.33%) Presales
5 12 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (30.56%) Data Centre
6 11 (30.56%) IaaS
6 11 (30.56%) ISEB
6 11 (30.56%) Citrix
6 11 (30.56%) NetApp
6 11 (30.56%) Publishing
6 11 (30.56%) Management Information System
6 11 (30.56%) VMware
6 11 (30.56%) Requirements Analysis
6 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (30.56%) PaaS
7 10 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (27.78%) Financial Modelling
7 10 (27.78%) CMDB

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 (2.78%) Apache
1 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.78%) JBoss
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) IaaS
1 11 (30.56%) PaaS
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) NAS
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) MySQL
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) DB2
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
1 1 (2.78%) Maven
1 1 (2.78%) SonarQube
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 11 (30.56%) Publishing
3 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (72.22%) Architect
2 14 (38.89%) Technical Architect
3 12 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Integration Developer
4 5 (13.89%) RPG Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Security Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Security Solutions Architect
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.56%) E-Business Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Lead Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Programme Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Storage Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Chief Technology Officer
6 1 (2.78%) Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) EMC Storage Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Information Security Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) EDI
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.78%) CORBA
3 1 (2.78%) CSS
3 1 (2.78%) HTML
3 1 (2.78%) Java EE
3 1 (2.78%) Samza
3 1 (2.78%) Spring
3 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Computer Science
2 11 (30.56%) Data Centre
2 11 (30.56%) Management Information System
3 10 (27.78%) CMDB
4 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (13.89%) AS400
4 5 (13.89%) iSeries
5 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.78%) Blog
6 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) IT Strategy
2 20 (55.56%) Service Delivery
3 15 (41.67%) ITIL
3 15 (41.67%) TOGAF
3 15 (41.67%) Zachman Framework
4 13 (36.11%) Project Management
4 13 (36.11%) Software Engineering
5 12 (33.33%) Performance Management
5 12 (33.33%) Presales
5 12 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 12 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (30.56%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (27.78%) Financial Modelling
7 10 (27.78%) Incident Management
7 10 (27.78%) IT Governance
7 10 (27.78%) ITIL V3
7 10 (27.78%) Service Management
7 10 (27.78%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) Java
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) RPG
2 5 (13.89%) RPG IV
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) Ruby
3 1 (2.78%) Scala
3 1 (2.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 12 (33.33%) Degree
2 11 (30.56%) ISEB
3 10 (27.78%) PMI Certification
3 10 (27.78%) PMP
4 6 (16.67%) CEH
4 6 (16.67%) CISSP
4 6 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) SLA
2 6 (16.67%) GPG13
2 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.78%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) EMC
2 11 (30.56%) Citrix
2 11 (30.56%) NetApp
2 11 (30.56%) VMware
3 10 (27.78%) Cadence
3 10 (27.78%) ServiceNow
4 8 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 5 (13.89%) JD Edwards
5 5 (13.89%) Oracle
6 4 (11.11%) IBM
7 3 (8.33%) BMC
7 3 (8.33%) Dell
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco
8 2 (5.56%) HP
8 2 (5.56%) Juniper
8 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.56%) Veritas
9 1 (2.78%) Capita
9 1 (2.78%) Google