Period
to 19 October 2017

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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 237 261
Rank change year-on-year +14 +24 +1
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 105 109 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.06% 0.92% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.04% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 60 48 56
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £61,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.53% +2.08% +9.09%
10th Percentile £26,000 £41,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £82,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% +4.17%

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 8845 10476 9768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.24% 88.80% 87.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7222 8169 8072
West Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 19 October 2017.

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 19 October 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
Shropshire +26 36 £52,500 +16.67%
Birmingham -26 33 £51,500 -23.70%
Warwickshire +17 22 £26,000 -40.57%
Coventry +11 3 £61,250 -
West Bromwich - 1 £40,000 -
Technical Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 64 (60.95%) ITIL
2 56 (53.33%) IT Strategy
3 49 (46.67%) TDD
4 47 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (40.95%) Scrum
6 41 (39.05%) Kanban
7 38 (36.19%) Amazon AWS
8 31 (29.52%) MySQL
8 31 (29.52%) Microsoft Azure
8 31 (29.52%) Data Analytics
8 31 (29.52%) Analytics
9 29 (27.62%) Oracle
9 29 (27.62%) C#
9 29 (27.62%) .NET
10 27 (25.71%) JavaScript
10 27 (25.71%) Service Delivery
11 26 (24.76%) SQL Server
11 26 (24.76%) Jenkins
12 25 (23.81%) Puppet
12 25 (23.81%) Microsoft
13 24 (22.86%) SQL
13 24 (22.86%) Ansible
13 24 (22.86%) Docker
13 24 (22.86%) SC Cleared
13 24 (22.86%) Security Cleared
13 24 (22.86%) Software Engineering
13 24 (22.86%) Public Cloud
13 24 (22.86%) Terraform
14 23 (21.90%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (21.90%) Middleware

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 (6.67%) Documentum
2 5 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.95%) Apache
3 1 (0.95%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.95%) JBoss
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (36.19%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (29.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (11.43%) IaaS
3 12 (11.43%) PaaS
4 7 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.86%) SaaS
7 1 (0.95%) GitHub
7 1 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.43%) DNS
2 6 (5.71%) Firewall
3 3 (2.86%) HTTP
4 1 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.95%) VLAN
4 1 (0.95%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (29.52%) MySQL
2 26 (24.76%) SQL Server
3 13 (12.38%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.76%) DB2
4 5 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.95%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.95%) Riak
Development Applications
1 26 (24.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.90%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.95%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.95%) JIRA
3 1 (0.95%) Maven
3 1 (0.95%) Selenium
3 1 (0.95%) SonarQube
General
1 15 (14.29%) Finance
2 12 (11.43%) Publishing
3 7 (6.67%) Marketing
4 2 (1.90%) Back Office
4 2 (1.90%) Local Government
5 1 (0.95%) Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Electronics
5 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (38.10%) Architect
2 37 (35.24%) Developer
3 17 (16.19%) Technical Architect
4 15 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 14 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
5 14 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (12.38%) .NET Developer
7 12 (11.43%) AWS Engineer
7 12 (11.43%) Cloud Engineer
7 12 (11.43%) Graduate
7 12 (11.43%) Graduate Developer
7 12 (11.43%) Graduate Software Developer
7 12 (11.43%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 12 (11.43%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (9.52%) Cloud Developer
8 10 (9.52%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 10 (9.52%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 10 (9.52%) Software Engineer
9 7 (6.67%) Analyst
9 7 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.62%) .NET
2 23 (21.90%) Middleware
3 20 (19.05%) HTML
3 20 (19.05%) Node.js
4 16 (15.24%) AngularJS
5 14 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 14 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (11.43%) CSS
6 12 (11.43%) Elastic Stack
6 12 (11.43%) jQuery
7 11 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (5.71%) Web Services
9 5 (4.76%) HTML5
10 3 (2.86%) Express
11 2 (1.90%) CSS3
11 2 (1.90%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (1.90%) React Native
11 2 (1.90%) Redux
11 2 (1.90%) Sass
12 1 (0.95%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.86%) Public Cloud
2 13 (12.38%) Computer Science
3 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (11.43%) Data Centre
3 12 (11.43%) Mainframe
4 11 (10.48%) CMDB
5 7 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.76%) Replication
7 1 (0.95%) Blog
7 1 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.95%) PKI
7 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.14%) Linux
2 6 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (5.71%) Unix
3 1 (0.95%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (60.95%) ITIL
2 56 (53.33%) IT Strategy
3 49 (46.67%) TDD
4 47 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (40.95%) Scrum
6 41 (39.05%) Kanban
7 31 (29.52%) Analytics
7 31 (29.52%) Data Analytics
8 27 (25.71%) Service Delivery
9 24 (22.86%) Software Engineering
10 23 (21.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 22 (20.95%) TOGAF
12 21 (20.00%) Project Management
12 21 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
13 20 (19.05%) PRINCE2
14 19 (18.10%) DevOps
15 18 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
16 14 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
17 12 (11.43%) Knowledge Management
17 12 (11.43%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.62%) C#
2 27 (25.71%) JavaScript
3 24 (22.86%) SQL
4 17 (16.19%) Java
5 5 (4.76%) C
5 5 (4.76%) C++
5 5 (4.76%) PHP
5 5 (4.76%) Python
6 3 (2.86%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.95%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (22.86%) SC Cleared
1 24 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 17 (16.19%) Degree
3 13 (12.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (11.43%) ISEB
5 11 (10.48%) PMI Certification
5 11 (10.48%) PMP
6 6 (5.71%) CEH
6 6 (5.71%) CISSP
6 6 (5.71%) CompTIA Security+
6 6 (5.71%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (0.95%) CCIE
7 1 (0.95%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (0.95%) CCNP
7 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.14%) SLA
2 6 (5.71%) GPG13
2 6 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.90%) QA
4 1 (0.95%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (22.86%) Docker
2 13 (12.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.43%) Active Directory
4 6 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.95%) HDFS
6 1 (0.95%) NFS
Systems Management
1 25 (23.81%) Puppet
2 24 (22.86%) Ansible
2 24 (22.86%) Terraform
3 12 (11.43%) Grafana
4 6 (5.71%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.95%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.95%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (27.62%) Oracle
2 25 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 13 (12.38%) NetApp
3 13 (12.38%) VMware
4 12 (11.43%) Citrix
4 12 (11.43%) EMC
4 12 (11.43%) Splunk
5 11 (10.48%) CheckPoint
6 9 (8.57%) Cadence
6 9 (8.57%) ServiceNow
7 7 (6.67%) Pega
8 6 (5.71%) BMC
8 6 (5.71%) Cisco
8 6 (5.71%) HP
8 6 (5.71%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.76%) IBM
9 5 (4.76%) Juniper
10 1 (0.95%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.95%) Google
10 1 (0.95%) webMethods