Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 233 250
Rank change year-on-year +44 +17 +8
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 101 94 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.21% 0.93% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.02% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 37 56 40
West Midlands median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.81% -20.75% +15.22%
10th Percentile £38,625 £26,000 £34,275
90th Percentile £85,500 £81,250 £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 7,603 9,180 10,470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.75% 91.03% 90.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5,778 7,463 8,207
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +59 78 £67,500 +58.82% 6
Staffordshire +25 6 - - 2
Solihull - 6 £72,500 -
Warwickshire +24 3 £57,500 +53.33% 1
Coventry +9 2 £56,250 -39.84% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £55,000 - 1
Technical Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 54 (53.47%) Data Centre
2 51 (50.50%) VMware
3 50 (49.50%) ITIL
4 49 (48.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 45 (44.55%) Presales
6 40 (39.60%) TOGAF
6 40 (39.60%) Self-Motivation
7 38 (37.62%) Project Management
7 38 (37.62%) PRINCE2
8 37 (36.63%) Service Management
8 37 (36.63%) ITIL V3
8 37 (36.63%) Line Management
9 35 (34.65%) SQL
10 34 (33.66%) GDPR
11 33 (32.67%) NetApp
12 32 (31.68%) Data Protection
13 30 (29.70%) Citrix
14 28 (27.72%) Microsoft Azure
15 27 (26.73%) Hyper-V
15 27 (26.73%) Management Information System
16 26 (25.74%) IT Strategy
17 25 (24.75%) SQL Server
17 25 (24.75%) Continuous Improvement
18 24 (23.76%) Amazon AWS
19 23 (22.77%) IaaS
19 23 (22.77%) CRM
20 22 (21.78%) PaaS
21 21 (20.79%) Amazon EC2
21 21 (20.79%) Web Services
21 21 (20.79%) Firewall

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 (4.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (2.97%) SAS
2 3 (2.97%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.97%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.98%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 28 (27.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (23.76%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (22.77%) IaaS
4 22 (21.78%) PaaS
5 21 (20.79%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (19.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 20 (19.80%) Amazon S3
6 20 (19.80%) AWS CloudFormation
6 20 (19.80%) Azure Active Directory
6 20 (19.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 19 (18.81%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (6.93%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (4.95%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.99%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.79%) Firewall
2 5 (4.95%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (2.97%) BGP
3 3 (2.97%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (2.97%) DMVPN
3 3 (2.97%) EIGRP
3 3 (2.97%) LAN
3 3 (2.97%) MPLS
3 3 (2.97%) OSPF
3 3 (2.97%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.97%) Telepresence
3 3 (2.97%) VoIP
3 3 (2.97%) VPN
3 3 (2.97%) WAN
3 3 (2.97%) Wireless
3 3 (2.97%) WLAN
4 2 (1.98%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.98%) SAN
5 1 (0.99%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (24.75%) SQL Server
2 20 (19.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 20 (19.80%) Amazon RDS
2 20 (19.80%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (6.93%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.97%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.97%) DB2
6 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.99%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.99%) HBase
6 1 (0.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.93%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.98%) Jasmine
3 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.98%) JUnit
3 2 (1.98%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.99%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.99%) JBehave
4 1 (0.99%) JIRA
4 1 (0.99%) JMeter
4 1 (0.99%) LoadUI
4 1 (0.99%) Maven
4 1 (0.99%) Mockito
4 1 (0.99%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.99%) Selenium
4 1 (0.99%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.99%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.99%) Subversion
General
1 19 (18.81%) Publishing
2 12 (11.88%) Finance
3 8 (7.92%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.94%) Marketing
5 3 (2.97%) Retail
6 2 (1.98%) Automotive
6 2 (1.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 74 (73.27%) Architect
2 44 (43.56%) Solutions Architect
3 20 (19.80%) Technical Architect
4 15 (14.85%) Cloud Architect
5 13 (12.87%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 12 (11.88%) Developer
6 12 (11.88%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 12 (11.88%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (8.91%) Integration Developer
7 9 (8.91%) RPG Developer
7 9 (8.91%) SQL Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (4.95%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Security Architect
10 4 (3.96%) Security Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (2.97%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 3 (2.97%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.79%) Web Services
2 9 (8.91%) EDI
3 7 (6.93%) Middleware
4 6 (5.94%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.95%) .NET
5 5 (4.95%) CSS
5 5 (4.95%) HTML
6 4 (3.96%) HTML5
7 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.97%) CSS3
7 3 (2.97%) Java EE
7 3 (2.97%) jQuery
7 3 (2.97%) Node.js
8 2 (1.98%) Backbone.js
8 2 (1.98%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (1.98%) REST
9 1 (0.99%) LESS
9 1 (0.99%) RESTful
9 1 (0.99%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 54 (53.47%) Data Centre
2 40 (39.60%) Self-Motivation
3 27 (26.73%) Management Information System
4 21 (20.79%) Private Cloud
5 20 (19.80%) Public Cloud
6 19 (18.81%) Computer Science
7 18 (17.82%) Hybrid Cloud
8 17 (16.83%) CMDB
9 14 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (8.91%) iSeries
11 7 (6.93%) AS400
12 3 (2.97%) Mainframe
12 3 (2.97%) User Experience
12 3 (2.97%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (1.98%) Analytical Mindset
13 2 (1.98%) Blog
13 2 (1.98%) Data Structures
13 2 (1.98%) PKI
14 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.95%) Windows
1 5 (4.95%) Windows Server
2 3 (2.97%) Linux
2 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (49.50%) ITIL
2 45 (44.55%) Presales
3 40 (39.60%) TOGAF
4 38 (37.62%) PRINCE2
4 38 (37.62%) Project Management
5 37 (36.63%) ITIL V3
5 37 (36.63%) Line Management
5 37 (36.63%) Service Management
6 32 (31.68%) Data Protection
7 26 (25.74%) IT Strategy
8 25 (24.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (22.77%) CRM
10 21 (20.79%) Service Delivery
11 20 (19.80%) Capacity Planning
11 20 (19.80%) Due Diligence
11 20 (19.80%) Information Security
11 20 (19.80%) IT Governance
11 20 (19.80%) Load Balancing
12 19 (18.81%) Requirements Analysis
12 19 (18.81%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (34.65%) SQL
2 15 (14.85%) Java
3 9 (8.91%) RPG
3 9 (8.91%) RPG IV
4 7 (6.93%) Python
4 7 (6.93%) VB
5 6 (5.94%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.95%) C#
6 5 (4.95%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.97%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.97%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.99%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 19 (18.81%) Degree
2 18 (17.82%) ISEB
3 17 (16.83%) CEH
3 17 (16.83%) CISSP
3 17 (16.83%) CompTIA Security+
3 17 (16.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (16.83%) PMI Certification
3 17 (16.83%) PMP
4 3 (2.97%) MCITP
4 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.98%) MCSE
6 1 (0.99%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.99%) MCTS
6 1 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (33.66%) GDPR
2 17 (16.83%) GPG13
2 17 (16.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.97%) SLA
4 1 (0.99%) COBIT
4 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 49 (48.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (26.73%) Hyper-V
3 21 (20.79%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (16.83%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (11.88%) SCCM
1 12 (11.88%) SCOM
2 7 (6.93%) Ansible
2 7 (6.93%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (6.93%) Puppet
3 5 (4.95%) Terraform
4 3 (2.97%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.99%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 51 (50.50%) VMware
2 33 (32.67%) NetApp
3 30 (29.70%) Citrix
4 20 (19.80%) EMC
5 18 (17.82%) CheckPoint
6 16 (15.84%) Cisco
7 15 (14.85%) HP
8 12 (11.88%) 3PAR
9 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
10 10 (9.90%) Oracle
11 9 (8.91%) JD Edwards
12 4 (3.96%) F5
13 3 (2.97%) Ab Initio
13 3 (2.97%) Cadence
13 3 (2.97%) Dell
13 3 (2.97%) Fortinet
13 3 (2.97%) Infoblox
13 3 (2.97%) ServiceNow
13 3 (2.97%) Symantec
13 3 (2.97%) Zscaler