Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Solutions Architect was £58,750 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Solution Architect
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 324 341 306
Rank change year-on-year +17 -35 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 4 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.039% 0.017% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.018% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 9
West Midlands median annual salary £58,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.50% - -14.89%
10th Percentile £50,600 £45,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,500 £55,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +6.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9777 11043 10507
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 96.19% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8024 8750 8737
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Technical Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Technical Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Solutions Architect in the West Midlands

Technical Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Technical Solutions Architect in the West Midlands

Technical Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Solutions Architect in the West Midlands

Technical Solutions Architect
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 Solutions Architect within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Coventry - 2 £58,750 -
West Bromwich - 1 £53,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £87,500 -
Technical Solutions Architect
England

Technical Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Technical Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Technical Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Sonic ESB
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (25.00%) SAP S/4HANA

Technical Solutions Architect Skill Set
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 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) OpenEdge
1 1 (25.00%) Sonic ESB
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (25.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Basis
1 1 (25.00%) SAP XI
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP