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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 178 211
Rank change year-on-year +7 +33  
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 58 68 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.13% 1.09% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.23% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 32 40 15
Median salary £43,750 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.45% -12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £42,500 £54,100
10% offered a salary of more than £69,448 £72,750 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,133
% change year-on-year - +0.70%  

Technical Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4546 5539 5007
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.31% 88.74% 87.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3770 4307 4140
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +20 21 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham -8 16 £52,000 -5.45% 1
Warwickshire +20 14 £26,000 -49.26% 3
Solihull -15 1 - -
Technical Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 51 (65.38%) ITIL
2 36 (46.15%) IT Strategy
3 34 (43.59%) SQL Server
3 34 (43.59%) MySQL
3 34 (43.59%) TDD
4 32 (41.03%) Oracle
5 31 (39.74%) Scrum
5 31 (39.74%) Kanban
6 30 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
7 27 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
8 26 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (33.33%) SQL
9 24 (30.77%) .NET
9 24 (30.77%) C#
9 24 (30.77%) Software Engineering
10 21 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (24.36%) Data Analytics
11 19 (24.36%) Analytics
11 19 (24.36%) Middleware
12 18 (23.08%) Service Delivery
13 17 (21.79%) Project Management
13 17 (21.79%) DevOps
14 16 (20.51%) Docker
14 16 (20.51%) Java
14 16 (20.51%) PRINCE2
14 16 (20.51%) Finance
14 16 (20.51%) VMware
14 16 (20.51%) Jenkins
14 16 (20.51%) Capacity Planning
14 16 (20.51%) Node.js

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 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.85%) Documentum
3 2 (2.56%) CMS
4 1 (1.28%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.28%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.28%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 30 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (16.67%) IaaS
3 13 (16.67%) PaaS
4 5 (6.41%) SaaS
5 3 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) DNS
2 4 (5.13%) HTTP
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.28%) Firewall
3 1 (1.28%) Network Security
3 1 (1.28%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (43.59%) MySQL
1 34 (43.59%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.67%) DB2
3 12 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.41%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (20.51%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.56%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.56%) Selenium
2 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.28%) JIRA
General
1 16 (20.51%) Finance
2 13 (16.67%) Publishing
3 9 (11.54%) Retail
4 5 (6.41%) Automotive
5 4 (5.13%) Back Office
5 4 (5.13%) Local Government
6 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (37.18%) Developer
2 25 (32.05%) Architect
3 17 (21.79%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 12 (15.38%) Graduate
5 12 (15.38%) Graduate Developer
5 12 (15.38%) Graduate Software Developer
6 11 (14.10%) Software Engineer
7 10 (12.82%) Cloud Developer
7 10 (12.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 10 (12.82%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 8 (10.26%) .NET Developer
8 8 (10.26%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (8.97%) AWS Engineer
9 7 (8.97%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (8.97%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 7 (8.97%) SQL Developer
9 7 (8.97%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (7.69%) AWS Developer
10 6 (7.69%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.77%) .NET
2 19 (24.36%) Middleware
3 16 (20.51%) Node.js
4 15 (19.23%) AngularJS
5 10 (12.82%) HTML
6 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET
6 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (8.97%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (8.97%) jQuery
8 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (5.13%) Express
10 3 (3.85%) HTML5
10 3 (3.85%) Redux
10 3 (3.85%) RESTful
10 3 (3.85%) Sequelize
11 2 (2.56%) Classic ASP
11 2 (2.56%) CSS
11 2 (2.56%) Gherkin
11 2 (2.56%) React
11 2 (2.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 14 (17.95%) Public Cloud
3 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (16.67%) CMDB
3 13 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 12 (15.38%) Mainframe
5 5 (6.41%) Replication
6 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.28%) User Experience
7 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.95%) Linux
2 5 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (6.41%) Unix
3 2 (2.56%) Android
3 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.56%) Windows
4 1 (1.28%) HPUX
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (65.38%) ITIL
2 36 (46.15%) IT Strategy
3 34 (43.59%) TDD
4 31 (39.74%) Kanban
4 31 (39.74%) Scrum
5 26 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (30.77%) Software Engineering
7 21 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (24.36%) Analytics
8 19 (24.36%) Data Analytics
9 18 (23.08%) Service Delivery
10 17 (21.79%) DevOps
10 17 (21.79%) Project Management
11 16 (20.51%) Capacity Planning
11 16 (20.51%) PRINCE2
11 16 (20.51%) TOGAF
11 16 (20.51%) Zachman Framework
12 15 (19.23%) IT Governance
13 14 (17.95%) CRM
13 14 (17.95%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.33%) SQL
2 24 (30.77%) C#
3 16 (20.51%) Java
4 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.28%) PHP
6 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (19.23%) Degree
1 15 (19.23%) ISEB
1 15 (19.23%) SC Cleared
1 15 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 13 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 13 (16.67%) PMP
3 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.28%) CCDP
4 1 (1.28%) CCIE
4 1 (1.28%) CCNP
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.28%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) SLA
2 3 (3.85%) PMO
3 2 (2.56%) QA
4 1 (1.28%) GPG13
4 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (20.51%) Docker
1 16 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (10.26%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.28%) NFS
5 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (17.95%) Ansible
1 14 (17.95%) Puppet
1 14 (17.95%) Terraform
2 13 (16.67%) SCVMM
3 7 (8.97%) Grafana
4 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 32 (41.03%) Oracle
2 16 (20.51%) VMware
3 15 (19.23%) Cisco
3 15 (19.23%) HP
3 15 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 14 (17.95%) CheckPoint
4 14 (17.95%) EMC
4 14 (17.95%) IBM
4 14 (17.95%) Juniper
4 14 (17.95%) NetApp
5 13 (16.67%) BMC
5 13 (16.67%) Citrix
6 8 (10.26%) Splunk
7 5 (6.41%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.13%) SAP
9 3 (3.85%) Pega
10 2 (2.56%) Symantec
11 1 (1.28%) CA
11 1 (1.28%) Dell
11 1 (1.28%) McAfee
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 (+ excellent package)
Posted: 22 hours ago
Kenilworth, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brierley Hill, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £37000 per annum + 26 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Services
Salary: £65,500- £72,450
Posted: 20 days ago