Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 19 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 295 236
Rank change year-on-year +60 -59 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 90 47 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.90% 0.41% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.43% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 70 32 73
West Midlands median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -1.57%
10th Percentile £49,925 £45,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £73,000
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 West 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9662 11010 10558
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 96.17% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7945 8725 8776
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
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 West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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
Birmingham +29 39 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Staffordshire +28 15 £50,000 -25.93%
Warwickshire +8 13 £67,500 +22.73%
Coventry +17 9 £57,500 -
West Bromwich - 2 £46,750 -
Solihull -4 1 - -
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 West Midlands region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 37 (41.11%) Python
2 34 (37.78%) C
2 34 (37.78%) MySQL
3 33 (36.67%) PHP
4 32 (35.56%) C++
4 32 (35.56%) NoSQL
5 29 (32.22%) Amazon AWS
6 28 (31.11%) Node.js
7 24 (26.67%) Java
8 22 (24.44%) AngularJS
9 20 (22.22%) SDLC
9 20 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (21.11%) Technical Architecture
10 19 (21.11%) Web Services
11 18 (20.00%) UML
11 18 (20.00%) Degree
11 18 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
12 17 (18.89%) Hibernate
13 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (15.56%) Oracle
14 14 (15.56%) Big Data
15 13 (14.44%) IT Strategy
15 13 (14.44%) Finance
16 12 (13.33%) Service Delivery
16 12 (13.33%) Web Design
16 12 (13.33%) Service Design
17 11 (12.22%) Information Architecture
17 11 (12.22%) Performance Management
17 11 (12.22%) Financial Modelling
17 11 (12.22%) ServiceNow

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 2 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.22%) IIS
1 2 (2.22%) OpenEdge
1 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.22%) Sonic ESB
2 1 (1.11%) Apache
2 1 (1.11%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.11%) JBoss
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.11%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (12.22%) Acrobat
1 11 (12.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 11 (12.22%) PaintShop Pro
2 2 (2.22%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.11%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.11%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 29 (32.22%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) Firewall
1 2 (2.22%) VoIP
2 1 (1.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (37.78%) MySQL
2 32 (35.56%) NoSQL
3 14 (15.56%) Big Data
4 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.11%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.11%) Riak
6 1 (1.11%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.11%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.11%) JIRA
2 1 (1.11%) Maven
2 1 (1.11%) SonarQube
General
1 13 (14.44%) Finance
2 11 (12.22%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (12.22%) Publishing
3 1 (1.11%) Banking
3 1 (1.11%) Electronics
3 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.11%) Military
3 1 (1.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.11%) Node.js
2 22 (24.44%) AngularJS
3 19 (21.11%) Web Services
4 17 (18.89%) Hibernate
5 4 (4.44%) .NET
6 3 (3.33%) REST
6 3 (3.33%) SOAP
7 2 (2.22%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (2.22%) CSS
7 2 (2.22%) Entity Framework
7 2 (2.22%) Java EE
7 2 (2.22%) Spring
7 2 (2.22%) WCF
7 2 (2.22%) XML
8 1 (1.11%) J2EE
8 1 (1.11%) JSON
8 1 (1.11%) SAP Basis
8 1 (1.11%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Graphic Design
2 5 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.11%) Blog
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.22%) Windows
1 2 (2.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
2 1 (1.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.22%) SDLC
1 20 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (21.11%) Technical Architecture
3 18 (20.00%) UML
4 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (14.44%) IT Strategy
6 12 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 12 (13.33%) Service Design
6 12 (13.33%) Web Design
7 11 (12.22%) Collaborative Working
7 11 (12.22%) Contract Management
7 11 (12.22%) Critical Success Factor
7 11 (12.22%) Customer Requirements
7 11 (12.22%) Escalation Management
7 11 (12.22%) Financial Modelling
7 11 (12.22%) Incident Management
7 11 (12.22%) Information Architecture
7 11 (12.22%) Performance Management
7 11 (12.22%) Process Improvement
7 11 (12.22%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 37 (41.11%) Python
2 34 (37.78%) C
3 33 (36.67%) PHP
4 32 (35.56%) C++
5 24 (26.67%) Java
6 10 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 10 (11.11%) SQL
7 4 (4.44%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.44%) C#
7 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (4.44%) MCP
2 4 (4.44%) MCSE
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.44%) VCAP
2 4 (4.44%) VCDX
2 4 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.22%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) ISO 13485
2 2 (2.22%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.22%) MISRA
2 2 (2.22%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.11%) PMO
3 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.11%) HDFS
2 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Nagios
2 1 (1.11%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.11%) SCCM
2 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (15.56%) Oracle
2 11 (12.22%) Adobe
2 11 (12.22%) Cadence
2 11 (12.22%) ServiceNow
3 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.56%) VMware
5 3 (3.33%) SAP
6 2 (2.22%) Google
7 1 (1.11%) Citrix