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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 27 45 21
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 171 98 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.35% 4.59% 7.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.79% 4.90% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 142 90 91
Average salary £70,000 £62,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £54,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
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
2195 1999 1614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.33% 93.54% 93.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1886 1809 1340
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 101 (32.58%) Microsoft
2 75 (24.19%) VMware
3 71 (22.90%) Cisco
4 70 (22.58%) Security Cleared
5 68 (21.94%) Finance
6 67 (21.61%) SC Cleared
7 63 (20.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 61 (19.68%) Windows
9 53 (17.10%) Project Management
10 50 (16.13%) Migration
10 50 (16.13%) Citrix
11 45 (14.52%) ITIL
12 43 (13.87%) MS Excel
13 40 (12.90%) MS Exchange
14 39 (12.58%) SOA
14 39 (12.58%) Oracle
15 38 (12.26%) Microsoft Certification
15 38 (12.26%) Active Directory
16 36 (11.61%) MCSE
17 35 (11.29%) SharePoint
17 35 (11.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 34 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
18 34 (10.97%) EMC
18 34 (10.97%) Business Development
19 32 (10.32%) CRM
20 31 (10.00%) NetApp
20 31 (10.00%) Hyper-V
21 30 (9.68%) Degree
21 30 (9.68%) Firewall
22 28 (9.03%) Data Migration

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 40 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 35 (11.29%) SharePoint
3 22 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (5.81%) SharePoint Server
7 11 (3.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (3.23%) Lync
9 7 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2000
10 6 (1.94%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.29%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.65%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.65%) Node.js
13 2 (0.65%) CMS
13 2 (0.65%) SAS
13 2 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.32%) Documentum
Applications
1 43 (13.87%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (2.26%) Oracle ERP
1 7 (2.26%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.97%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.32%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.32%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.32%) Pivotal CRM
4 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.32%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.32%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.32%) INSURE/90
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.84%) Office 365
2 7 (2.26%) IaaS
3 6 (1.94%) SaaS
4 5 (1.61%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.68%) Firewall
2 17 (5.48%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (5.16%) Wireless
4 12 (3.87%) Network Security
5 11 (3.55%) WAAS
6 8 (2.58%) NetScaler
7 5 (1.61%) SAN
7 5 (1.61%) LAN
7 5 (1.61%) WAN
8 4 (1.29%) IP Telephony
8 4 (1.29%) MPLS
9 3 (0.97%) OSPF
9 3 (0.97%) BGP
9 3 (0.97%) PBX
9 3 (0.97%) IPsec
9 3 (0.97%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.65%) Wireless Security
11 1 (0.32%) Intranet
11 1 (0.32%) Extranet
11 1 (0.32%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.10%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.52%) EDRMS
3 11 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.26%) Big Data
5 6 (1.94%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (0.97%) DB2
6 3 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.97%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.65%) BODI
7 2 (0.65%) Base SAS
7 2 (0.65%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.65%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.65%) OLAP
8 1 (0.32%) MySQL
8 1 (0.32%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.32%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.29%) Ant
3 3 (0.97%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.97%) LSMW
3 3 (0.97%) JIRA
4 2 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.65%) ERwin
5 1 (0.32%) JUnit
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.32%) Maven
5 1 (0.32%) Subversion
5 1 (0.32%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.32%) Axure RP
General
1 68 (21.94%) Finance
2 14 (4.52%) Back Office
3 12 (3.87%) Retail
3 12 (3.87%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.58%) Legal
4 8 (2.58%) Banking
5 6 (1.94%) Front Office
6 5 (1.61%) Local Government
7 4 (1.29%) Marketing
7 4 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.97%) Advertising
9 1 (0.32%) Billing
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.39%) .NET
2 8 (2.58%) Middleware
3 7 (2.26%) XML
3 7 (2.26%) J2EE
4 6 (1.94%) WebCenter
4 6 (1.94%) HTML
5 4 (1.29%) Ajax
5 4 (1.29%) Application Packaging
5 4 (1.29%) HTML5
5 4 (1.29%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (1.29%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.29%) CSS
6 3 (0.97%) XSLT
6 3 (0.97%) PhoneGap
6 3 (0.97%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.97%) jQuery
6 3 (0.97%) JSON
6 3 (0.97%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.65%) WCF
7 2 (0.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
1 15 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.52%) Taxonomies
3 11 (3.55%) Celerra
3 11 (3.55%) CLARiiON
4 10 (3.23%) CMDB
5 6 (1.94%) User Experience
6 5 (1.61%) Social Media
7 3 (0.97%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.97%) Clustering
7 3 (0.97%) Open Source
7 3 (0.97%) FlexPod
7 3 (0.97%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.97%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.65%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.65%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.65%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.32%) DTV
9 1 (0.32%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 61 (19.68%) Windows
2 15 (4.84%) Windows 7
3 11 (3.55%) UNIX
4 7 (2.26%) Windows 8
5 5 (1.61%) Linux
5 5 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.29%) AIX
7 3 (0.97%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.97%) Android
8 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.32%) SUSE
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (17.10%) Project Management
2 50 (16.13%) Migration
3 45 (14.52%) ITIL
4 39 (12.58%) SOA
5 34 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (10.97%) Business Development
6 32 (10.32%) CRM
7 28 (9.03%) Data Migration
8 25 (8.06%) TOGAF
9 24 (7.74%) Knowledge Management
10 23 (7.42%) Waterfall
11 21 (6.77%) Network Design
11 21 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (5.81%) ERP
12 18 (5.81%) Enterprise Architecture
13 17 (5.48%) Data Modelling
14 15 (4.84%) Service Management
15 14 (4.52%) UML
15 14 (4.52%) Systems Analysis
15 14 (4.52%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.06%) Java
2 7 (2.26%) C#
3 5 (1.61%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.29%) SQL
5 3 (0.97%) ABAP
6 2 (0.65%) Ruby
6 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.65%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.65%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.65%) C++
7 1 (0.32%) Perl
7 1 (0.32%) VC++
7 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 70 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 67 (21.61%) SC Cleared
3 38 (12.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (11.61%) MCSE
5 35 (11.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 30 (9.68%) Degree
7 21 (6.77%) MCITP
8 19 (6.13%) Citrix Certification
9 18 (5.81%) MCTS
10 17 (5.48%) VTSP
11 16 (5.16%) CCA
12 14 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (4.52%) VCAP
13 13 (4.19%) ISEB
14 12 (3.87%) CCNP
14 12 (3.87%) CCIA
15 11 (3.55%) NCDA
15 11 (3.55%) NCIE
15 11 (3.55%) CCEA
16 10 (3.23%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.23%) QA
2 7 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (0.97%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.32%) SLA
5 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 63 (20.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (12.26%) Active Directory
3 31 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 19 (6.13%) XenDesktop
4 19 (6.13%) vSphere
5 15 (4.84%) XenApp
5 15 (4.84%) vCloud
6 8 (2.58%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.26%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.32%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.32%) IAG
11 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.32%) SRDF
11 1 (0.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (5.48%) SCCM
2 15 (4.84%) SCOM
3 8 (2.58%) XenMobile
4 4 (1.29%) Windows Intune
5 3 (0.97%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.65%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.65%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.65%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 101 (32.58%) Microsoft
2 75 (24.19%) VMware
3 71 (22.90%) Cisco
4 50 (16.13%) Citrix
5 39 (12.58%) Oracle
6 34 (10.97%) EMC
7 31 (10.00%) NetApp
8 23 (7.42%) SAP
9 22 (7.10%) Juniper
10 18 (5.81%) HP
11 16 (5.16%) F5
12 15 (4.84%) Open Text
12 15 (4.84%) CheckPoint
13 14 (4.52%) 3PAR
14 12 (3.87%) Symantec
15 11 (3.55%) McAfee
16 10 (3.23%) BMC
16 10 (3.23%) Sourcefire
17 9 (2.90%) Splunk
18 8 (2.58%) AppSense
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Salary: From £80,000 to £130,000 per annum + package
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Salary: From £45,000 to £85,000 per annum + excellent package
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Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + excellent bonus + package
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