Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 143 173
Rank change year-on-year +27 +30 -29
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 43 58 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.55% 1.49% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.63% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 41 19 13
Birmingham median annual salary £65,000 £77,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.13% +50.49% -14.17%
10th Percentile £47,500 £66,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £88,500 £78,000
West Midlands median annual salary £66,250 £67,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.85% +50.00% -18.18%

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 2,566 3,567 3,591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 92.34% 91.89% 92.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2,168 2,537 2,904
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -

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 20 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Technical Architecture in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 25 (58.14%) TOGAF
2 22 (51.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (48.84%) Data Centre
4 18 (41.86%) SQL
5 17 (39.53%) Migration
6 16 (37.21%) Line Management
6 16 (37.21%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (37.21%) Technology Roadmap
7 15 (34.88%) Presales
7 15 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (34.88%) Public Cloud
7 15 (34.88%) VMware
8 14 (32.56%) Project Management
8 14 (32.56%) Service Management
8 14 (32.56%) ITIL
8 14 (32.56%) PRINCE2
8 14 (32.56%) ITIL V3
8 14 (32.56%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (32.56%) Hyper-V
8 14 (32.56%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (30.23%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (30.23%) Amazon ECS
9 13 (30.23%) Load Balancing
9 13 (30.23%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (30.23%) Amazon S3
9 13 (30.23%) Azure Active Directory
9 13 (30.23%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (30.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 13 (30.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 13 (30.23%) Private Cloud

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 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Avolution ABACUS
1 5 (11.63%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (37.21%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (32.56%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (30.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 13 (30.23%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (30.23%) Amazon ECS
4 13 (30.23%) Amazon S3
4 13 (30.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (30.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (30.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (13.95%) IaaS
5 6 (13.95%) PaaS
6 5 (11.63%) Office 365
7 3 (6.98%) Azure Stack
8 2 (4.65%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 13 (30.23%) Amazon RDS
1 13 (30.23%) Azure SQL Database
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (11.63%) OLAP
3 5 (11.63%) OLAP Cube
3 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.33%) Appium
2 1 (2.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Selenium
2 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (9.30%) Public Sector
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Local Government
3 1 (2.33%) Publishing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (83.72%) Architect
2 22 (51.16%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (30.23%) Cloud Architect
3 13 (30.23%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 9 (20.93%) Technical Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Developer
5 5 (11.63%) SQL Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Security Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Information Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Information Security Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior SQL Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Data Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.33%) Consultant
9 1 (2.33%) Presales Consultant
9 1 (2.33%) Technical Consultant
9 1 (2.33%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.33%) Technical Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) Web Services
2 2 (4.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (48.84%) Data Centre
2 15 (34.88%) Public Cloud
3 14 (32.56%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (30.23%) Hybrid Cloud
4 13 (30.23%) Private Cloud
5 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.65%) Algorithms
6 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (4.65%) User Experience
7 1 (2.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) TOGAF
2 17 (39.53%) Migration
3 16 (37.21%) Line Management
3 16 (37.21%) Technology Roadmap
4 15 (34.88%) Presales
5 14 (32.56%) ITIL
5 14 (32.56%) ITIL V3
5 14 (32.56%) PRINCE2
5 14 (32.56%) Project Management
5 14 (32.56%) Service Management
6 13 (30.23%) Load Balancing
7 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (20.93%) IT Strategy
7 9 (20.93%) Zachman Framework
8 8 (18.60%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (16.28%) ETL
10 6 (13.95%) Data Architecture
10 6 (13.95%) Information Security
10 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) C++
3 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) CISSP
1 4 (9.30%) ISEB
2 3 (6.98%) CISM
2 3 (6.98%) CRISC
3 1 (2.33%) CEH
3 1 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.98%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.33%) GDPR
3 1 (2.33%) GPG13
System Software
1 15 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (32.56%) Hyper-V
3 13 (30.23%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP ALM
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
1 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) VMware
2 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.63%) Sparx
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix
4 2 (4.65%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.33%) EMC
5 1 (2.33%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) NetApp