Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 243 243
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +21
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 70 87 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.79% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.88% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 42 34 65
West Midlands median annual salary £61,250 £61,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year 0.00% +6.52% -8.00%
10th Percentile £32,625 £31,425 £37,750
90th Percentile £96,350 £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 8935 9857 9219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.01% 89.36% 87.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7163 7737 7630
West Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Birmingham -18 27 £55,000 -26.67%
Shropshire - 17 £61,250 - 1
Warwickshire +2 11 £67,500 +58.82% 1
Coventry +10 8 £93,500 +87.00% 1
Staffordshire +13 1 £42,500 -22.73%
West Bromwich - 1 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Technical Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 35 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 29 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (40.00%) ITIL
4 25 (35.71%) Service Delivery
5 20 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (25.71%) JavaScript
6 18 (25.71%) TOGAF
7 16 (22.86%) Zachman Framework
7 16 (22.86%) TDD
7 16 (22.86%) Project Management
7 16 (22.86%) SLA
8 15 (21.43%) PRINCE2
8 15 (21.43%) Finance
8 15 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (21.43%) Degree
9 14 (20.00%) Performance Management
9 14 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (20.00%) SQL
10 13 (18.57%) Capacity Planning
10 13 (18.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (18.57%) Process Improvement
11 12 (17.14%) Financial Modelling
11 12 (17.14%) Statistics
11 12 (17.14%) Data Analytics
11 12 (17.14%) Analytics
11 12 (17.14%) Jenkins
11 12 (17.14%) ServiceNow
11 12 (17.14%) Critical Success Factor
11 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
11 12 (17.14%) HTML

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 (7.14%) Documentum
2 1 (1.43%) Apache
2 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.43%) JBoss
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (14.29%) IaaS
4 9 (12.86%) PaaS
5 5 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.43%) GitHub
7 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) Firewall
2 5 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.43%) HTTP
3 1 (1.43%) VLAN
3 1 (1.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) MySQL
2 5 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.86%) DB2
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.43%) Riak
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.43%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.43%) JIRA
3 1 (1.43%) Maven
3 1 (1.43%) Selenium
3 1 (1.43%) SonarQube
General
1 15 (21.43%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Publishing
3 7 (10.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (57.14%) Architect
2 19 (27.14%) Technical Architect
3 13 (18.57%) Developer
4 11 (15.71%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (11.43%) .NET Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Security Architect
7 6 (8.57%) Security Solutions Architect
8 5 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Chief Architect
8 5 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Data Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) ITIL Manager
8 5 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.29%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.14%) HTML
2 11 (15.71%) CSS
3 10 (14.29%) .NET
3 10 (14.29%) jQuery
4 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET
4 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (10.00%) Middleware
6 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (8.57%) Node.js
6 6 (8.57%) Web Services
7 5 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.86%) HTML5
8 2 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (1.43%) CSS3
9 1 (1.43%) Express
9 1 (1.43%) Java EE
9 1 (1.43%) React Native
9 1 (1.43%) Samza
9 1 (1.43%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 10 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 9 (12.86%) Data Centre
3 8 (11.43%) CMDB
3 8 (11.43%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Blog
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) AS400
5 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) iSeries
5 1 (1.43%) PKI
5 1 (1.43%) Social Media
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 29 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (40.00%) ITIL
4 25 (35.71%) Service Delivery
5 18 (25.71%) TOGAF
6 16 (22.86%) Project Management
6 16 (22.86%) TDD
6 16 (22.86%) Zachman Framework
7 15 (21.43%) PRINCE2
8 14 (20.00%) Performance Management
8 14 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (18.57%) Capacity Planning
9 13 (18.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (18.57%) Process Improvement
10 12 (17.14%) Analytics
10 12 (17.14%) Critical Success Factor
10 12 (17.14%) Data Analytics
10 12 (17.14%) Financial Modelling
10 12 (17.14%) Incident Management
10 12 (17.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.71%) JavaScript
2 14 (20.00%) SQL
3 10 (14.29%) C#
4 5 (7.14%) C
4 5 (7.14%) C++
4 5 (7.14%) PHP
4 5 (7.14%) Python
5 3 (4.29%) Java
6 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.43%) RPG
6 1 (1.43%) RPG IV
6 1 (1.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) Degree
2 11 (15.71%) SC Cleared
2 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared
3 10 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (12.86%) ISEB
5 8 (11.43%) PMI Certification
5 8 (11.43%) PMP
6 6 (8.57%) CEH
6 6 (8.57%) CISSP
6 6 (8.57%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.43%) CCIE
7 1 (1.43%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (1.43%) CCNP
7 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.86%) SLA
2 6 (8.57%) GPG13
2 6 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 10 (14.29%) Docker
2 9 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.57%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (15.71%) Puppet
2 10 (14.29%) Ansible
2 10 (14.29%) Terraform
3 5 (7.14%) Grafana
4 3 (4.29%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.43%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (1.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Cadence
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
1 12 (17.14%) ServiceNow
2 9 (12.86%) Citrix
2 9 (12.86%) EMC
2 9 (12.86%) NetApp
2 9 (12.86%) VMware
3 8 (11.43%) CheckPoint
3 8 (11.43%) Oracle
4 5 (7.14%) Pega
4 5 (7.14%) Splunk
5 3 (4.29%) BMC
5 3 (4.29%) Cisco
6 2 (2.86%) HP
6 2 (2.86%) IBM
6 2 (2.86%) Juniper
6 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.43%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.43%) Software AG
7 1 (1.43%) webMethods