Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 203 207 230
Rank change year-on-year +4 +23 -3
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 70 91 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.91% 1.00% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.10% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 60 51 63
West Midlands median annual salary £66,250 £67,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.85% +50.00% -18.18%
10th Percentile £47,950 £44,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £87,500 £71,143
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -3.70%

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 7,064 8,288 9,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 92.11% 90.82% 91.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5,587 6,347 7,619
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 2019. 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 +27 44 £65,000 -20.00% 8
Worcestershire -19 8 £80,000 +74.12% 1
Warwickshire -5 5 £60,000 - 2
Solihull -13 5 £61,250 -12.50% 1
Coventry +22 4 £55,000 -18.52% 2
Technical Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 34 (48.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (45.71%) TOGAF
3 30 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 23 (32.86%) Service Management
5 20 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (27.14%) Migration
6 19 (27.14%) ITIL
7 18 (25.71%) SQL
7 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
7 18 (25.71%) Project Management
7 18 (25.71%) Public Cloud
8 17 (24.29%) Line Management
8 17 (24.29%) Technology Roadmap
8 17 (24.29%) PRINCE2
9 16 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (22.86%) VMware
9 16 (22.86%) Presales
10 15 (21.43%) Hybrid Cloud
10 15 (21.43%) ITIL V3
10 15 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
10 15 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
11 14 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (20.00%) Hyper-V
12 13 (18.57%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (18.57%) Amazon S3
12 13 (18.57%) Load Balancing
12 13 (18.57%) Web Services
12 13 (18.57%) Service Delivery
12 13 (18.57%) Amazon ECS
12 13 (18.57%) Virtual Machines

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 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Avolution ABACUS
1 5 (7.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (2.86%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.43%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.43%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 34 (48.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (18.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 13 (18.57%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (18.57%) Amazon ECS
4 13 (18.57%) Amazon S3
4 13 (18.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (18.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (18.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 11 (15.71%) Office 365
5 11 (15.71%) PaaS
6 8 (11.43%) IaaS
7 3 (4.29%) Azure Stack
7 3 (4.29%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (4.29%) Lucidchart
8 2 (2.86%) Power Platform
9 1 (1.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Firewall
1 2 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 13 (18.57%) Amazon RDS
1 13 (18.57%) Azure SQL Database
2 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.14%) OLAP
4 5 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
4 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.86%) Power BI
5 2 (2.86%) QlikView
5 2 (2.86%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.43%) Appium
2 1 (1.43%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.43%) JIRA
2 1 (1.43%) Selenium
2 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (14.29%) Public Sector
2 5 (7.14%) Finance
3 4 (5.71%) Retail
4 3 (4.29%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.86%) Publishing
6 1 (1.43%) Back Office
6 1 (1.43%) Legal
6 1 (1.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 56 (80.00%) Architect
2 25 (35.71%) Solutions Architect
3 20 (28.57%) Cloud Architect
4 18 (25.71%) Technical Architect
5 13 (18.57%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 9 (12.86%) Security Architect
7 7 (10.00%) Lead Architect
7 7 (10.00%) Technical Leader
8 6 (8.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 6 (8.57%) Senior Architect
8 6 (8.57%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (7.14%) Developer
9 5 (7.14%) SQL Developer
10 4 (5.71%) Senior Cloud Architect
10 4 (5.71%) Senior Technical Architect
11 3 (4.29%) Information Architect
11 3 (4.29%) Information Security Architect
11 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
11 3 (4.29%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.57%) Web Services
2 2 (2.86%) Middleware
3 1 (1.43%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.43%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 30 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 18 (25.71%) Public Cloud
3 15 (21.43%) Hybrid Cloud
3 15 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (18.57%) Private Cloud
5 7 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.29%) Cloud Native
6 3 (4.29%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.86%) CMDB
7 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.86%) User Experience
8 1 (1.43%) CESG
8 1 (1.43%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Windows
2 5 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.29%) Linux
4 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.71%) TOGAF
2 23 (32.86%) Service Management
3 19 (27.14%) ITIL
3 19 (27.14%) Migration
4 18 (25.71%) Project Management
5 17 (24.29%) Line Management
5 17 (24.29%) PRINCE2
5 17 (24.29%) Technology Roadmap
6 16 (22.86%) Presales
7 15 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
7 15 (21.43%) ITIL V3
8 13 (18.57%) Load Balancing
8 13 (18.57%) Service Delivery
9 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (15.71%) Architectural Design
10 11 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (14.29%) DevOps
11 10 (14.29%) IT Strategy
11 10 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
12 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.71%) SQL
2 5 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.86%) C
4 1 (1.43%) C#
4 1 (1.43%) C++
4 1 (1.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) CISSP
2 5 (7.14%) Degree
2 5 (7.14%) ISEB
3 4 (5.71%) CISM
4 3 (4.29%) CRISC
4 3 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) CEH
5 2 (2.86%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.86%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.86%) PMP
5 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.43%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.43%) CISA
6 1 (1.43%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.71%) NIST
3 3 (4.29%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.86%) GDPR
4 2 (2.86%) GPG13
4 2 (2.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.43%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.43%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.43%) NCSC
System Software
1 16 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 13 (18.57%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.43%) HP ALM
1 1 (1.43%) SCCM
1 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 16 (22.86%) VMware
3 5 (7.14%) Sparx
4 4 (5.71%) SAP
5 3 (4.29%) Citrix
5 3 (4.29%) Google
5 3 (4.29%) IBM
6 2 (2.86%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.86%) EMC
6 2 (2.86%) NetApp
7 1 (1.43%) HP
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle