The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 21 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 182 121 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.39% 6.58% 7.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.77% 6.76% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 115 85 106
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £64,750 £60,500
% change year-on-year
+0.38% +7.02%
Architect
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2341 1791 1739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.05% 97.39% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1754 1461 1515
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Architect
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the Birmingham region.

Architect Salary Trend in Birmingham

Architect
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 80 (29.20%) Presales
2 66 (24.09%) TOGAF
3 56 (20.44%) Data Centre
4 55 (20.07%) Microsoft
5 50 (18.25%) VMware
6 49 (17.88%) Customer Engagement
7 48 (17.52%) Microsoft Azure
8 42 (15.33%) ITIL
8 42 (15.33%) CRM
9 38 (13.87%) Cisco
9 38 (13.87%) Finance
10 36 (13.14%) Citrix
11 35 (12.77%) Active Directory
12 34 (12.41%) SQL Server
13 33 (12.04%) CISSP
14 31 (11.31%) EMC
14 31 (11.31%) Information Security
14 31 (11.31%) Enterprise Architecture
14 31 (11.31%) IaaS
15 30 (10.95%) Security Cleared
15 30 (10.95%) Service Delivery
15 30 (10.95%) Oracle
15 30 (10.95%) SOA
16 29 (10.58%) Business Development
16 29 (10.58%) SC Cleared
17 28 (10.22%) NetApp
17 28 (10.22%) Project Management
18 27 (9.85%) Degree
19 26 (9.49%) Technical Architecture
20 25 (9.12%) Amazon AWS

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (7.66%) Skype for Business
2 11 (4.01%) JBoss
2 11 (4.01%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.28%) Apache
3 9 (3.28%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.19%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.82%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.09%) CICS
7 3 (1.09%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.73%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.73%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.73%) CMS
8 2 (0.73%) Liferay
8 2 (0.73%) SAS
8 2 (0.73%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 22 (8.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (5.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.82%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.73%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (17.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (11.31%) IaaS
3 25 (9.12%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (8.03%) PaaS
5 12 (4.38%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (4.38%) Office 365
6 10 (3.65%) Force.com
7 3 (1.09%) SaaS
8 2 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.84%) LAN
1 16 (5.84%) WAN
2 11 (4.01%) Firewall
3 9 (3.28%) Network Security
4 5 (1.82%) OSPF
5 4 (1.46%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.09%) BGP
6 3 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (1.09%) DNS
7 2 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.73%) SAN
7 2 (0.73%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (0.73%) VPN
8 1 (0.36%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.36%) DHCP
8 1 (0.36%) DVB
8 1 (0.36%) HTTP
8 1 (0.36%) Internet
8 1 (0.36%) IPv6
8 1 (0.36%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.20%) MySQL
3 13 (4.74%) DB2
4 5 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.82%) Power BI
4 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.46%) Big Data
5 4 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.46%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.09%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.73%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.73%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.73%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.36%) HBase
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.36%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (1.46%) Eclipse
1 4 (1.46%) IntelliJ
1 4 (1.46%) JUnit
1 4 (1.46%) Selenium
2 3 (1.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (13.87%) Finance
2 16 (5.84%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.74%) Publishing
4 5 (1.82%) Local Government
4 5 (1.82%) Marketing
5 4 (1.46%) Banking
5 4 (1.46%) Retail
6 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Law
7 1 (0.36%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.39%) .NET
2 15 (5.47%) ASP.NET
3 14 (5.11%) Web Services
4 9 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (3.28%) Middleware
5 8 (2.92%) XML
6 7 (2.55%) J2EE
6 7 (2.55%) REST
6 7 (2.55%) SOAP
7 4 (1.46%) EJB
7 4 (1.46%) Hibernate
7 4 (1.46%) HTML
7 4 (1.46%) HTML5
7 4 (1.46%) J2SE
7 4 (1.46%) JSON
7 4 (1.46%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (1.46%) Play Framework
7 4 (1.46%) Spring
8 3 (1.09%) JMS
8 3 (1.09%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 56 (20.44%) Data Centre
2 24 (8.76%) Computer Science
3 18 (6.57%) PKI
4 15 (5.47%) Security Operations Centre
5 14 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.38%) CMDB
7 10 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (3.28%) User Experience
9 7 (2.55%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.82%) VLE
11 4 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.46%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.09%) Data Integration
12 3 (1.09%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.73%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.73%) Cryptography
13 2 (0.73%) Social Media
14 1 (0.36%) Device Driver
14 1 (0.36%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.20%) Windows
2 11 (4.01%) Windows Server
3 7 (2.55%) Unix
4 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.36%) Linux
5 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (29.20%) Presales
2 66 (24.09%) TOGAF
3 49 (17.88%) Customer Engagement
4 42 (15.33%) CRM
4 42 (15.33%) ITIL
5 31 (11.31%) Enterprise Architecture
5 31 (11.31%) Information Security
6 30 (10.95%) Service Delivery
6 30 (10.95%) SOA
7 29 (10.58%) Business Development
8 28 (10.22%) Project Management
9 26 (9.49%) Technical Architecture
10 24 (8.76%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (8.03%) Zachman Framework
12 21 (7.66%) Cybersecurity
13 20 (7.30%) Line Management
13 20 (7.30%) Service Management
14 19 (6.93%) Data Protection
15 18 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (6.20%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.39%) SQL
2 16 (5.84%) Java
3 11 (4.01%) C#
4 10 (3.65%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.46%) C
5 4 (1.46%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.46%) Scala
6 2 (0.73%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.36%) C++
7 1 (0.36%) PHP
7 1 (0.36%) R
7 1 (0.36%) Ruby
7 1 (0.36%) Tcl
7 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (12.04%) CISSP
2 30 (10.95%) Security Cleared
3 29 (10.58%) SC Cleared
4 27 (9.85%) Degree
5 19 (6.93%) CISM
6 13 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (4.38%) ISEB
7 12 (4.38%) PMI Certification
7 12 (4.38%) PMP
8 11 (4.01%) CISA
9 10 (3.65%) CLAS
9 10 (3.65%) GIAC
9 10 (3.65%) SANS
10 7 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.46%) CCNP
11 4 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (1.09%) CCIE
12 3 (1.09%) MCSE
13 2 (0.73%) CCNA
13 2 (0.73%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (1.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (1.46%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.73%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.36%) QA
5 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 23 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.47%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.46%) Docker
5 3 (1.09%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.36%) Firmware
6 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (6.20%) SCCM
2 12 (4.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 12 (4.38%) SCVMM
3 10 (3.65%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.82%) Cisco IPCC
4 5 (1.82%) SCOM
5 4 (1.46%) Puppet
6 3 (1.09%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 55 (20.07%) Microsoft
2 50 (18.25%) VMware
3 38 (13.87%) Cisco
4 36 (13.14%) Citrix
5 31 (11.31%) EMC
6 30 (10.95%) Oracle
7 28 (10.22%) NetApp
8 18 (6.57%) IBM
8 18 (6.57%) Juniper
9 16 (5.84%) 3PAR
9 16 (5.84%) SAP
10 15 (5.47%) Symantec
11 14 (5.11%) CheckPoint
12 12 (4.38%) BMC
12 12 (4.38%) HP
13 11 (4.01%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (1.46%) webMethods
15 3 (1.09%) BEA
15 3 (1.09%) Mercator
16 2 (0.73%) Vignette
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Cognizant
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000-£95,000 (Plus Lucrative Package)
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £95,000-£120,000 (Plus Lucrative Package)
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40,000-£65,000 (Plus Quality Package)
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Up to £65K + 5K Car allow + Excellent and achievable bonus + benefits
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Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Bonus + Car + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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