Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 139 275 240
Rank change year-on-year +136 -35 -13
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 151 51 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.93% 0.52% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 0.57% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 61 20 26
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £68,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.73% +19.57% -0.86%
10th Percentile £45,654 £46,875 £36,125
90th Percentile £82,500 £97,750 £82,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +12.00%

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 7,147 8,966 9,596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.22% 90.78% 91.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5,340 7,080 7,526
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -0.60% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +81 118 £60,000 -14.29% 7
Staffordshire +34 7 - -
Warwickshire +30 6 £57,500 -14.81% 1
Worcestershire -7 6 £48,242 -
Coventry +18 4 £56,250 -39.84% 2
Solihull - 2 £67,500 -
Technical Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 76 (50.33%) ITIL
2 68 (45.03%) Data Centre
3 65 (43.05%) VMware
4 64 (42.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 62 (41.06%) TOGAF
6 60 (39.74%) PRINCE2
6 60 (39.74%) Data Protection
6 60 (39.74%) Presales
6 60 (39.74%) GDPR
7 54 (35.76%) Line Management
8 51 (33.77%) SQL
9 50 (33.11%) Project Management
10 49 (32.45%) Service Management
10 49 (32.45%) Self-Motivation
11 46 (30.46%) ITIL V3
12 42 (27.81%) Hyper-V
13 37 (24.50%) Service Delivery
14 36 (23.84%) Finance
14 36 (23.84%) NetApp
14 36 (23.84%) IT Strategy
15 35 (23.18%) Citrix
16 34 (22.52%) Continuous Improvement
17 33 (21.85%) Amazon AWS
18 32 (21.19%) Microsoft Azure
19 30 (19.87%) Public Cloud
19 30 (19.87%) Web Services
20 29 (19.21%) Azure Active Directory
20 29 (19.21%) AWS CloudFormation
20 29 (19.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 29 (19.21%) Amazon CloudWatch

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 7 (4.64%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.32%) SAS
3 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.32%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 33 (21.85%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (21.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (19.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 29 (19.21%) Amazon EC2
3 29 (19.21%) Amazon S3
3 29 (19.21%) AWS CloudFormation
3 29 (19.21%) Azure Active Directory
3 29 (19.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 26 (17.22%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (14.57%) IaaS
5 22 (14.57%) PaaS
6 7 (4.64%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (3.31%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.66%) Office 365
8 1 (0.66%) SaaS
8 1 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.23%) Firewall
2 5 (3.31%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (2.65%) BGP
3 4 (2.65%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (2.65%) DMVPN
3 4 (2.65%) EIGRP
3 4 (2.65%) LAN
3 4 (2.65%) MPLS
3 4 (2.65%) OSPF
3 4 (2.65%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (2.65%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.65%) Telepresence
3 4 (2.65%) VoIP
3 4 (2.65%) VPN
3 4 (2.65%) WAN
3 4 (2.65%) Wireless
3 4 (2.65%) WLAN
4 2 (1.32%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 29 (19.21%) Amazon RDS
1 29 (19.21%) Azure SQL Database
2 26 (17.22%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.32%) DB2
6 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.66%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.66%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (9.27%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.30%) ERwin
3 7 (4.64%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.64%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.66%) JUnit
4 1 (0.66%) StarTeam
General
1 36 (23.84%) Finance
2 19 (12.58%) Publishing
3 8 (5.30%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 124 (82.12%) Architect
2 53 (35.10%) Technical Architect
3 49 (32.45%) Solutions Architect
4 24 (15.89%) Cloud Architect
5 22 (14.57%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 21 (13.91%) Data Architect
7 18 (11.92%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 18 (11.92%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 13 (8.61%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 13 (8.61%) Developer
9 9 (5.96%) Integration Developer
9 9 (5.96%) RPG Developer
9 9 (5.96%) SQL Developer
10 7 (4.64%) C# Architect
10 7 (4.64%) SOA Architect
11 5 (3.31%) Cloud Engineer
11 5 (3.31%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (2.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (2.65%) Senior Developer
12 4 (2.65%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (19.87%) Web Services
2 14 (9.27%) Middleware
3 13 (8.61%) .NET
3 13 (8.61%) AngularJS
4 9 (5.96%) EDI
5 7 (4.64%) CSS
5 7 (4.64%) HTML
6 6 (3.97%) ASP.NET
6 6 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (3.97%) CSS3
6 6 (3.97%) HTML5
6 6 (3.97%) jQuery
6 6 (3.97%) Node.js
7 2 (1.32%) Java EE
8 1 (0.66%) JSP
8 1 (0.66%) SAP Fiori
8 1 (0.66%) Servlets
8 1 (0.66%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.66%) Struts
8 1 (0.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 68 (45.03%) Data Centre
2 49 (32.45%) Self-Motivation
3 30 (19.87%) Public Cloud
4 29 (19.21%) Private Cloud
5 28 (18.54%) Hybrid Cloud
5 28 (18.54%) Management Information System
6 17 (11.26%) CMDB
7 12 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (5.96%) iSeries
9 7 (4.64%) AS400
10 4 (2.65%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.99%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (1.32%) Blog
12 2 (1.32%) Mainframe
12 2 (1.32%) PKI
12 2 (1.32%) User Experience
13 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.97%) Windows
2 4 (2.65%) Linux
2 4 (2.65%) Windows Server
2 4 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.32%) Unix
4 1 (0.66%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (50.33%) ITIL
2 62 (41.06%) TOGAF
3 60 (39.74%) Data Protection
3 60 (39.74%) Presales
3 60 (39.74%) PRINCE2
4 54 (35.76%) Line Management
5 50 (33.11%) Project Management
6 49 (32.45%) Service Management
7 46 (30.46%) ITIL V3
8 37 (24.50%) Service Delivery
9 36 (23.84%) IT Strategy
10 34 (22.52%) Continuous Improvement
11 29 (19.21%) Load Balancing
12 25 (16.56%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (16.56%) SOA
13 24 (15.89%) ETL
13 24 (15.89%) Migration
14 21 (13.91%) Capacity Planning
15 20 (13.25%) IT Governance
15 20 (13.25%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 51 (33.77%) SQL
2 13 (8.61%) C#
3 12 (7.95%) Java
4 9 (5.96%) RPG
4 9 (5.96%) RPG IV
5 7 (4.64%) Python
5 7 (4.64%) VB
6 6 (3.97%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.31%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.99%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.99%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (19.21%) Degree
2 23 (15.23%) ISEB
3 17 (11.26%) CEH
3 17 (11.26%) CISSP
3 17 (11.26%) CompTIA Security+
3 17 (11.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (11.26%) PMI Certification
3 17 (11.26%) PMP
4 11 (7.28%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.32%) MCITP
6 2 (1.32%) MCTS
6 2 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.66%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.66%) MCSA
7 1 (0.66%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (39.74%) GDPR
2 17 (11.26%) GPG13
2 17 (11.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (7.95%) COBIT
4 9 (5.96%) Data Quality
4 9 (5.96%) SLA
5 4 (2.65%) BS25999
5 4 (2.65%) ISO 22301
5 4 (2.65%) ISO 31000
6 3 (1.99%) QA
System Software
1 64 (42.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (27.81%) Hyper-V
3 29 (19.21%) Virtual Machines
4 22 (14.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (11.92%) SCCM
1 18 (11.92%) SCOM
2 7 (4.64%) Ansible
2 7 (4.64%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.64%) Puppet
3 5 (3.31%) Terraform
4 4 (2.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.66%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 65 (43.05%) VMware
2 36 (23.84%) NetApp
3 35 (23.18%) Citrix
4 24 (15.89%) Cisco
5 22 (14.57%) HP
6 20 (13.25%) EMC
6 20 (13.25%) Oracle
7 19 (12.58%) 3PAR
7 19 (12.58%) CheckPoint
8 15 (9.93%) Microsoft
9 9 (5.96%) Cadence
9 9 (5.96%) JD Edwards
9 9 (5.96%) ServiceNow
10 5 (3.31%) F5
10 5 (3.31%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.65%) Dell
11 4 (2.65%) Infoblox
11 4 (2.65%) Symantec
11 4 (2.65%) Zscaler
12 2 (1.32%) SAP