Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 225 229
Rank change year-on-year +15 +4 +33
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 88 101 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.00% 1.02% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.11% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 46 61 58
West Midlands median annual salary £66,250 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.22% -25.00% -
10th Percentile £42,375 £26,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £71,250 £76,250
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% -3.70% +9.76%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,912 9,077 10,675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.28% 91.26% 90.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6,055 7,469 8,356
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £64,000
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Technical Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in the West Midlands

Technical Architecture
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Technical Architecture in the West Midlands

Technical Architecture
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architecture in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Architecture in the West Midlands

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. 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 +41 61 £73,750 +45.32% 1
Worcestershire - 12 £45,947 -
Solihull +8 7 £70,000 - 1
Coventry +10 1 £85,000 +38.78%
Warwickshire +8 1 - -
Technical Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 46 (52.27%) ITIL
2 38 (43.18%) Data Centre
3 37 (42.05%) VMware
3 37 (42.05%) TOGAF
4 36 (40.91%) Continuous Improvement
5 34 (38.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 32 (36.36%) Presales
7 31 (35.23%) PRINCE2
7 31 (35.23%) Degree
7 31 (35.23%) Service Management
8 29 (32.95%) NetApp
8 29 (32.95%) Project Management
9 28 (31.82%) ITIL V3
9 28 (31.82%) IT Strategy
9 28 (31.82%) Self-Motivation
10 27 (30.68%) Line Management
10 27 (30.68%) Citrix
11 26 (29.55%) CRM
12 24 (27.27%) IaaS
13 23 (26.14%) PaaS
14 22 (25.00%) Service Delivery
15 21 (23.86%) Information Security
15 21 (23.86%) Requirements Analysis
15 21 (23.86%) Zachman Framework
15 21 (23.86%) Software Engineering
15 21 (23.86%) Microsoft Azure
15 21 (23.86%) Computer Science
15 21 (23.86%) Due Diligence
15 21 (23.86%) GDPR
16 20 (22.73%) Publishing

Technical Architecture
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 3 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (3.41%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (3.41%) SAS
1 3 (3.41%) WebSphere
1 3 (3.41%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 24 (27.27%) IaaS
2 23 (26.14%) PaaS
3 21 (23.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (11.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 10 (11.36%) Amazon S3
6 10 (11.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (11.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (11.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (6.82%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (4.55%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (1.14%) SaaS
9 1 (1.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.45%) Firewall
2 4 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.27%) SAN
4 1 (1.14%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.14%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.14%) Skype
4 1 (1.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 10 (11.36%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (11.36%) Azure SQL Database
2 10 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (11.36%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.41%) DB2
4 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.14%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.14%) HBase
4 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.82%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.41%) Jasmine
3 3 (3.41%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.14%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.14%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.14%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.14%) JBehave
5 1 (1.14%) JIRA
5 1 (1.14%) JMeter
5 1 (1.14%) JUnit
5 1 (1.14%) LoadUI
5 1 (1.14%) Maven
5 1 (1.14%) Mockito
5 1 (1.14%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.14%) Selenium
5 1 (1.14%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.14%) Subversion
General
1 20 (22.73%) Publishing
2 16 (18.18%) Finance
3 9 (10.23%) Local Government
4 8 (9.09%) Marketing
5 2 (2.27%) Automotive
5 2 (2.27%) Legal
5 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (84.09%) Architect
2 35 (39.77%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (13.64%) Technical Architect
4 10 (11.36%) ICT Architect
5 9 (10.23%) Enterprise Architect
6 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 7 (7.95%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (6.82%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (6.82%) Data Architect
7 6 (6.82%) Security Architect
7 6 (6.82%) Security Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.55%) Applications Architect
8 4 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.41%) Architecture Manager
9 3 (3.41%) IT Manager
9 3 (3.41%) IT Strategy Manager
9 3 (3.41%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) Web Services
2 4 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.41%) .NET
3 3 (3.41%) Backbone.js
3 3 (3.41%) Java EE
3 3 (3.41%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (3.41%) REST
4 1 (1.14%) CSS
4 1 (1.14%) HTML
4 1 (1.14%) HTML5
4 1 (1.14%) JMS
4 1 (1.14%) LESS
4 1 (1.14%) RESTful
4 1 (1.14%) Sass
4 1 (1.14%) SOAP
4 1 (1.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 38 (43.18%) Data Centre
2 28 (31.82%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (23.86%) Computer Science
4 18 (20.45%) CMDB
4 18 (20.45%) Management Information System
5 11 (12.50%) Private Cloud
6 10 (11.36%) Public Cloud
7 8 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (3.41%) Data Structures
8 3 (3.41%) Mainframe
8 3 (3.41%) User Experience
9 2 (2.27%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.27%) Blog
10 1 (1.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.41%) Windows
1 3 (3.41%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.14%) Linux
2 1 (1.14%) Unix
2 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (52.27%) ITIL
2 37 (42.05%) TOGAF
3 36 (40.91%) Continuous Improvement
4 32 (36.36%) Presales
5 31 (35.23%) PRINCE2
5 31 (35.23%) Service Management
6 29 (32.95%) Project Management
7 28 (31.82%) IT Strategy
7 28 (31.82%) ITIL V3
8 27 (30.68%) Line Management
9 26 (29.55%) CRM
10 22 (25.00%) Service Delivery
11 21 (23.86%) Due Diligence
11 21 (23.86%) Information Security
11 21 (23.86%) Requirements Analysis
11 21 (23.86%) Software Engineering
11 21 (23.86%) Zachman Framework
12 18 (20.45%) Business Development
12 18 (20.45%) Customer Engagement
12 18 (20.45%) Gantt Chart
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.05%) SQL
2 6 (6.82%) Python
3 5 (5.68%) Java
4 4 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.41%) C#
6 1 (1.14%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 31 (35.23%) Degree
2 19 (21.59%) ISEB
3 18 (20.45%) CEH
3 18 (20.45%) CISSP
3 18 (20.45%) CompTIA Security+
3 18 (20.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (20.45%) PMI Certification
3 18 (20.45%) PMP
4 10 (11.36%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.27%) MCITP
5 2 (2.27%) MCSE
5 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.14%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (23.86%) GDPR
2 18 (20.45%) GPG13
2 18 (20.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.55%) Data Quality
4 3 (3.41%) COBIT
4 3 (3.41%) SLA
5 1 (1.14%) BS25999
5 1 (1.14%) ISO 22301
5 1 (1.14%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 34 (38.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (14.77%) Hyper-V
3 11 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (11.36%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.27%) vSphere
6 1 (1.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) SCCM
1 7 (7.95%) SCOM
2 6 (6.82%) Ansible
2 6 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.82%) Puppet
3 4 (4.55%) Terraform
4 1 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 37 (42.05%) VMware
2 29 (32.95%) NetApp
3 27 (30.68%) Citrix
4 20 (22.73%) EMC
5 18 (20.45%) CheckPoint
6 9 (10.23%) Cisco
6 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
7 8 (9.09%) HP
8 7 (7.95%) 3PAR
8 7 (7.95%) Oracle
9 3 (3.41%) Ab Initio
9 3 (3.41%) Cadence
9 3 (3.41%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.27%) Google
11 1 (1.14%) BMC
11 1 (1.14%) Dell
11 1 (1.14%) F5
11 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.14%) SAP
11 1 (1.14%) Symantec