The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 24 June 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 193 185
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 35 45 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.69% 0.73% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.76% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 31 30 41
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,800 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year - +5.69%  

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 4945 5959 5550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.92% 96.30% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4190 4681 4627
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 24 June 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
Coventry +1 11 £55,000 +4.76%
Staffordshire - 10 £50,000 - 3
Birmingham -5 9 £65,000 +8.33% 5
Shropshire +8 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £53,500 -
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
1 17 (28.81%) Java
2 13 (22.03%) JavaScript
2 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (20.34%) C#
3 12 (20.34%) .NET
3 12 (20.34%) Python
3 12 (20.34%) Presales
4 11 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (15.25%) Degree
5 9 (15.25%) PowerShell
5 9 (15.25%) NoSQL
5 9 (15.25%) UML
5 9 (15.25%) Hibernate
6 8 (13.56%) Windows
6 8 (13.56%) Oracle
6 8 (13.56%) SDLC
7 7 (11.86%) CSS
7 7 (11.86%) N-Tier
7 7 (11.86%) Web Design
7 7 (11.86%) TOGAF
8 6 (10.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (10.17%) Graphic Design
8 6 (10.17%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (10.17%) QA
8 6 (10.17%) jQuery
8 6 (10.17%) Information Architecture
8 6 (10.17%) HTML5
8 6 (10.17%) Video Conferencing

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Acrobat
1 6 (10.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Project
1 6 (10.17%) MS Visio
1 6 (10.17%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.08%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (5.08%) IaaS
4 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.39%) Office 365
5 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) VoIP
2 1 (1.69%) LAN
2 1 (1.69%) Skype
2 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) NoSQL
2 6 (10.17%) Riak
3 3 (5.08%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (5.08%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) Big Data
4 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (10.17%) Pharmaceutical
1 6 (10.17%) Publishing
2 1 (1.69%) Advertising
2 1 (1.69%) Automotive
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) .NET
2 9 (15.25%) Hibernate
3 7 (11.86%) CSS
4 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
4 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (10.17%) HTML
4 6 (10.17%) HTML5
4 6 (10.17%) jQuery
5 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.39%) Web Services
7 1 (1.69%) J2EE
7 1 (1.69%) Java EE
7 1 (1.69%) JSON
7 1 (1.69%) Middleware
7 1 (1.69%) Node.js
7 1 (1.69%) REST
7 1 (1.69%) SOAP
7 1 (1.69%) Spring
7 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) N-Tier
2 6 (10.17%) Digital Signage
2 6 (10.17%) Graphic Design
2 6 (10.17%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (10.17%) Virtual Team
3 4 (6.78%) Blog
4 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (5.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.39%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.69%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Windows
2 6 (10.17%) Linux
3 4 (6.78%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.34%) Presales
3 9 (15.25%) UML
4 8 (13.56%) SDLC
5 7 (11.86%) TOGAF
5 7 (11.86%) Web Design
6 6 (10.17%) CAD
6 6 (10.17%) CRM
6 6 (10.17%) Functional Programming
6 6 (10.17%) Information Architecture
6 6 (10.17%) MVC
6 6 (10.17%) Open Source
6 6 (10.17%) SOA
7 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.47%) Microservices
8 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.39%) Scrum
8 2 (3.39%) TDD
8 2 (3.39%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.81%) Java
2 13 (22.03%) JavaScript
3 12 (20.34%) C#
3 12 (20.34%) Python
4 9 (15.25%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.47%) Perl
5 5 (8.47%) SQL
6 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.08%) PHP
8 2 (3.39%) C
8 2 (3.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.69%) CCIE
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.69%) CITP
4 1 (1.69%) MCSA
4 1 (1.69%) MCSE
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) SCOM
2 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle
3 6 (10.17%) Adobe
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco
4 1 (1.69%) ClickSoftware Technologies
4 1 (1.69%) Google
4 1 (1.69%) Juniper
4 1 (1.69%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.69%) Pega
4 1 (1.69%) Remedy
4 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.69%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £80,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + rewards scheme, pension, h/c
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 25 days hol + workplace pension
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-upon-avon, Warwickshire
Consort Group
Salary: Competitive + bonus + package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 (+ excellent package)
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
Capgemini
Posted: 12 days ago