The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architect
England / West Midlands
Rank 185 191 172
Rank change year-on-year +6 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 24 50 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.82% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.85% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10 33 37
Median salary £70,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4501 5856 4848
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.88% 96.35% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3711 4766 4137
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Technical Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in the West Midlands

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Technical Architect in the West Midlands

Technical Architect
Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +17 12 £72,500 +34.88% 1
Staffordshire +11 3 £67,500 +17.39%
Warwickshire +29 1 - -
Walsall +15 1 - -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 West Midlands region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 16 (30.77%) .NET
2 16 (30.77%) Presales
3 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 13 (25.00%) C#
6 12 (23.08%) Java
6 12 (23.08%) VMware
7 11 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (19.23%) TOGAF
8 10 (19.23%) Open Source
9 9 (17.31%) QA
10 8 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (15.38%) Project Management
10 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (15.38%) HTML
10 8 (15.38%) MCSE
11 7 (13.46%) CSS
11 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET
11 7 (13.46%) SOA
11 7 (13.46%) MVC
11 7 (13.46%) Degree
11 7 (13.46%) HTML5
11 7 (13.46%) NoSQL
11 7 (13.46%) Office 365
12 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (11.54%) Virtual Team

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West 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 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.85%) Apache
2 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.85%) JBoss
2 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.92%) Documentum
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Project
1 6 (11.54%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Office 365
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.77%) IaaS
4 3 (5.77%) PaaS
4 3 (5.77%) SaaS
5 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) SAN
2 4 (7.69%) LAN
2 4 (7.69%) Skype
3 3 (5.77%) NAS
4 2 (3.85%) VoIP
4 2 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.77%) Big Data
3 3 (5.77%) DB2
3 3 (5.77%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) Riak
4 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.85%) JUnit
1 2 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (1.92%) IntelliJ
General
1 3 (5.77%) Banking
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
1 3 (5.77%) Publishing
1 3 (5.77%) Retail
1 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) .NET
2 8 (15.38%) HTML
3 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET
3 7 (13.46%) CSS
3 7 (13.46%) HTML5
4 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (11.54%) jQuery
5 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (5.77%) CSS3
5 3 (5.77%) J2EE
5 3 (5.77%) Play Framework
6 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.85%) JSON
6 2 (3.85%) Middleware
6 2 (3.85%) REST
6 2 (3.85%) SOAP
6 2 (3.85%) Spring
6 2 (3.85%) XML
7 1 (1.92%) J2SE
7 1 (1.92%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Client/Server
1 6 (11.54%) Digital Signage
1 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (11.54%) N-Tier
1 6 (11.54%) Video Conferencing
1 6 (11.54%) Virtual Team
2 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.77%) Blog
3 3 (5.77%) CMDB
3 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Unix
2 4 (7.69%) Windows
3 3 (5.77%) Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Presales
2 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.23%) Open Source
3 10 (19.23%) TOGAF
4 8 (15.38%) Project Management
4 8 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (13.46%) MVC
5 7 (13.46%) SOA
6 6 (11.54%) CAD
6 6 (11.54%) CRM
7 5 (9.62%) ITIL
7 5 (9.62%) ITIL V3
7 5 (9.62%) Microservices
8 4 (7.69%) Line Management
8 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.77%) Asset Management
9 3 (5.77%) Migration
9 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.77%) Service Management
9 3 (5.77%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
2 13 (25.00%) C#
3 12 (23.08%) Java
4 6 (11.54%) SQL
5 3 (5.77%) Python
6 2 (3.85%) Scala
7 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) MCSE
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (13.46%) Degree
3 3 (5.77%) ISEB
3 3 (5.77%) PMI Certification
3 3 (5.77%) PMP
4 2 (3.85%) CCIE
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.85%) CITP
4 2 (3.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) QA
System Software
1 11 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.92%) Docker
3 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.08%) VMware
3 5 (9.62%) Cisco
3 5 (9.62%) EMC
3 5 (9.62%) Juniper
4 3 (5.77%) BMC
4 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
4 3 (5.77%) Citrix
4 3 (5.77%) HP
4 3 (5.77%) IBM
4 3 (5.77%) NetApp
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 3 (5.77%) TOWER Software
5 2 (3.85%) Palo Alto
5 2 (3.85%) Pega
5 2 (3.85%) Remedy
5 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.85%) webMethods
6 1 (1.92%) ClickSoftware Technologies
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
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Salary: £55000 per annum
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