Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 242 225
Rank change year-on-year +25 -17 +60
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 87 78 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.92% 0.80% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.88% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 56 41 83
West Midlands median annual salary £51,270 £42,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.64% -29.17% -14.29%
10th Percentile £45,200 £26,000 £40,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £71,750 £79,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 8,520 8,863 11,042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.77% 90.37% 89.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6,537 7,284 8,756
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 22 June 2018.

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 22 June 2018. 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 +12 47 £85,000 +65.05% 2
Worcestershire - 25 £45,947 -
Warwickshire -1 4 £46,250 +77.88% 1
Coventry -5 3 £50,000 -23.08% 4
Solihull +7 1 £67,500 -
Technical Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, 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 48 (55.17%) Continuous Improvement
2 43 (49.43%) ITIL
3 37 (42.53%) Degree
4 35 (40.23%) TOGAF
4 35 (40.23%) IT Strategy
5 30 (34.48%) Zachman Framework
6 25 (28.74%) Software Engineering
6 25 (28.74%) Presales
7 24 (27.59%) Computer Science
7 24 (27.59%) VMware
7 24 (27.59%) Service Management
7 24 (27.59%) PRINCE2
7 24 (27.59%) EMC
8 23 (26.44%) Citrix
8 23 (26.44%) NetApp
8 23 (26.44%) Data Centre
9 22 (25.29%) Line Management
9 22 (25.29%) Self-Motivation
9 22 (25.29%) IaaS
9 22 (25.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (25.29%) Requirements Analysis
10 21 (24.14%) Enterprise Architecture
10 21 (24.14%) IT Governance
10 21 (24.14%) CMDB
10 21 (24.14%) Publishing
10 21 (24.14%) Project Management
10 21 (24.14%) Service Delivery
10 21 (24.14%) Management Information System
10 21 (24.14%) PMP
10 21 (24.14%) PMI Certification

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 2 (2.30%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 22 (25.29%) IaaS
2 21 (24.14%) PaaS
3 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.54%) Firewall
2 4 (4.60%) SAN
3 3 (3.45%) NAS
4 1 (1.15%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.15%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Jasmine
1 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.15%) JIRA
General
1 21 (24.14%) Publishing
2 12 (13.79%) Local Government
3 11 (12.64%) Finance
4 5 (5.75%) Marketing
4 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Automotive
5 1 (1.15%) Games
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (77.01%) Architect
2 30 (34.48%) Solutions Architect
3 22 (25.29%) ICT Architect
4 9 (10.34%) Applications Architect
5 8 (9.20%) Data Architect
5 8 (9.20%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (8.05%) Information Architect
6 7 (8.05%) Technical Architect
7 6 (6.90%) Security Architect
7 6 (6.90%) Security Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.75%) IT Manager
9 4 (4.60%) Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Storage Architect
10 3 (3.45%) Architecture Manager
10 3 (3.45%) Consultant
10 3 (3.45%) EMC Consultant
10 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (3.45%) Integration Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.45%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) .NET
1 3 (3.45%) EDI
2 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.30%) Backbone.js
2 2 (2.30%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.15%) CSS
3 1 (1.15%) HTML
3 1 (1.15%) jQuery
3 1 (1.15%) REST
3 1 (1.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.59%) Computer Science
2 23 (26.44%) Data Centre
3 22 (25.29%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (24.14%) CMDB
4 21 (24.14%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.60%) Public Cloud
7 3 (3.45%) AS400
7 3 (3.45%) iSeries
8 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.15%) Mobile Games
8 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.15%) Android
1 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.15%) Windows
1 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (55.17%) Continuous Improvement
2 43 (49.43%) ITIL
3 35 (40.23%) IT Strategy
3 35 (40.23%) TOGAF
4 30 (34.48%) Zachman Framework
5 25 (28.74%) Presales
5 25 (28.74%) Software Engineering
6 24 (27.59%) PRINCE2
6 24 (27.59%) Service Management
7 22 (25.29%) Line Management
7 22 (25.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 21 (24.14%) Capacity Planning
8 21 (24.14%) CRM
8 21 (24.14%) Due Diligence
8 21 (24.14%) Enterprise Architecture
8 21 (24.14%) Gantt Chart
8 21 (24.14%) IT Governance
8 21 (24.14%) ITIL V3
8 21 (24.14%) Project Management
8 21 (24.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.20%) SQL
2 6 (6.90%) Java
3 3 (3.45%) C#
3 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.45%) RPG
3 3 (3.45%) RPG IV
4 1 (1.15%) Python
4 1 (1.15%) Ruby
4 1 (1.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (42.53%) Degree
2 21 (24.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 21 (24.14%) ISEB
2 21 (24.14%) PMI Certification
2 21 (24.14%) PMP
3 18 (20.69%) CISSP
4 17 (19.54%) CEH
4 17 (19.54%) CompTIA Security+
5 13 (14.94%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.15%) MCITP
6 1 (1.15%) MCSE
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.15%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (19.54%) GPG13
3 14 (16.09%) QA
4 7 (8.05%) GDPR
5 5 (5.75%) Data Quality
6 3 (3.45%) COBIT
7 2 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (1.15%) BS25999
8 1 (1.15%) ISO 22301
8 1 (1.15%) ISO 31000
8 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 22 (25.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.15%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) SCCM
1 1 (1.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (27.59%) EMC
1 24 (27.59%) VMware
2 23 (26.44%) Citrix
2 23 (26.44%) NetApp
3 17 (19.54%) CheckPoint
4 7 (8.05%) Dell
5 4 (4.60%) IBM
5 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.60%) Veritas
6 3 (3.45%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.30%) Capita
7 2 (2.30%) Cisco
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle
7 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.15%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.15%) HP