Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architect
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 260 290 275
Rank change year-on-year +30 -15 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 126 146 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.82% 0.80% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.83% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 102 114 106
Midlands median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +12.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £50,000 £43,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 14916 17643 18101
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 96.75% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12324 13959 14917
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings that featured Technical Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in the Midlands

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Technical Architect in the Midlands

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Architect in the Midlands

Technical Architect
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +58 91 £65,000 +8.33% 3
East Midlands -23 35 £68,500 -2.14% 3
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Technical Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 43 (34.13%) Java
2 41 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (31.75%) C++
4 39 (30.95%) C
5 37 (29.37%) Python
5 37 (29.37%) NoSQL
6 35 (27.78%) MySQL
7 34 (26.98%) PHP
8 32 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
9 31 (24.60%) .NET
10 28 (22.22%) Node.js
11 26 (20.63%) Technical Architecture
12 25 (19.84%) Big Data
13 23 (18.25%) SDLC
14 22 (17.46%) AngularJS
14 22 (17.46%) UML
14 22 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
15 21 (16.67%) C#
16 20 (15.87%) Finance
17 19 (15.08%) Hibernate
17 19 (15.08%) Web Services
17 19 (15.08%) Degree
18 18 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
19 17 (13.49%) Oracle
19 17 (13.49%) TOGAF
20 16 (12.70%) SQL
21 14 (11.11%) Retail
21 14 (11.11%) IT Strategy
22 13 (10.32%) Zachman Framework
22 13 (10.32%) Software Engineering

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 2 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (1.59%) IIS
1 2 (1.59%) JBoss
1 2 (1.59%) OpenEdge
1 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.59%) Sonic ESB
2 1 (0.79%) Apache
2 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (9.52%) Acrobat
1 12 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator
1 12 (9.52%) PaintShop Pro
2 2 (1.59%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.79%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 32 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.97%) SaaS
5 2 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.59%) Office 365
6 1 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) Firewall
1 2 (1.59%) SAN
1 2 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (29.37%) NoSQL
2 35 (27.78%) MySQL
3 25 (19.84%) Big Data
4 13 (10.32%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.59%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.79%) Riak
7 1 (0.79%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.38%) JIRA
3 3 (2.38%) Selenium
3 3 (2.38%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.59%) MSTest
4 2 (1.59%) NUnit
4 2 (1.59%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.79%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.79%) Maven
5 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.79%) SonarQube
General
1 20 (15.87%) Finance
2 14 (11.11%) Retail
3 12 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (9.52%) Publishing
4 6 (4.76%) Banking
4 6 (4.76%) Electronics
5 5 (3.97%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (24.60%) .NET
2 28 (22.22%) Node.js
3 22 (17.46%) AngularJS
4 19 (15.08%) Hibernate
4 19 (15.08%) Web Services
5 9 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 7 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (3.97%) .NET Framework
7 5 (3.97%) CSS
7 5 (3.97%) Entity Framework
7 5 (3.97%) J2EE
7 5 (3.97%) WebSockets
8 4 (3.17%) HTML
8 4 (3.17%) WCF
9 3 (2.38%) Java EE
9 3 (2.38%) REST
9 3 (2.38%) RESTful
9 3 (2.38%) SOAP
9 3 (2.38%) Spring
9 3 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) Graphic Design
2 8 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.97%) Device Driver
4 5 (3.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (3.97%) User Experience
5 3 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.59%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.59%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.79%) Blog
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.35%) Windows
2 2 (1.59%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 1 (0.79%) VMS
3 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.63%) Technical Architecture
3 23 (18.25%) SDLC
4 22 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (17.46%) UML
5 17 (13.49%) TOGAF
6 14 (11.11%) IT Strategy
7 13 (10.32%) Software Engineering
7 13 (10.32%) Web Design
7 13 (10.32%) Zachman Framework
8 12 (9.52%) Information Architecture
8 12 (9.52%) Project Management
8 12 (9.52%) Service Delivery
8 12 (9.52%) Service Design
9 11 (8.73%) Collaborative Working
9 11 (8.73%) Contract Management
9 11 (8.73%) Critical Success Factor
9 11 (8.73%) Customer Requirements
9 11 (8.73%) Escalation Management
9 11 (8.73%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (34.13%) Java
2 40 (31.75%) C++
3 39 (30.95%) C
4 37 (29.37%) Python
5 34 (26.98%) PHP
6 21 (16.67%) C#
7 16 (12.70%) SQL
8 13 (10.32%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.17%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.17%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.79%) Scala
11 1 (0.79%) X++
11 1 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (15.08%) Degree
2 4 (3.17%) MCP
2 4 (3.17%) MCSE
2 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.17%) VCAP
2 4 (3.17%) VCDX
2 4 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.73%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) ISO 13485
2 2 (1.59%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.59%) MISRA
2 2 (1.59%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.79%) PMO
3 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.97%) Firmware
3 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.79%) HDFS
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) Nagios
2 1 (0.79%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.79%) SCCM
2 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (13.49%) Oracle
2 12 (9.52%) Adobe
3 11 (8.73%) Cadence
3 11 (8.73%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.73%) ServiceNow
4 6 (4.76%) VMware
5 3 (2.38%) Google
5 3 (2.38%) SAP
6 2 (1.59%) Citrix
7 1 (0.79%) TIBCO