The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 30 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 160 127 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.78% 6.19% 7.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.04% 6.41% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 93 97 114
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £71,000 £76,750
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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
2272 1980 1820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.23% 96.54% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1698 1631 1576
Median salary £40,000 £43,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 23 July 2016.

Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 Birmingham region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 86 (25.60%) Presales
2 85 (25.30%) Data Centre
3 78 (23.21%) Microsoft
4 68 (20.24%) VMware
5 64 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 60 (17.86%) Customer Engagement
7 58 (17.26%) Security Cleared
7 58 (17.26%) ITIL
8 57 (16.96%) SC Cleared
9 54 (16.07%) TOGAF
10 47 (13.99%) Cisco
11 46 (13.69%) Citrix
12 42 (12.50%) Service Delivery
12 42 (12.50%) IaaS
13 40 (11.90%) Active Directory
14 39 (11.61%) CISSP
15 38 (11.31%) EMC
15 38 (11.31%) MS Excel
16 37 (11.01%) Finance
17 36 (10.71%) CRM
17 36 (10.71%) SQL Server
17 36 (10.71%) Project Management
18 34 (10.12%) NetApp
18 34 (10.12%) Business Development
18 34 (10.12%) Amazon AWS
19 33 (9.82%) Information Security
20 31 (9.23%) Oracle
20 31 (9.23%) Cybersecurity
20 31 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
21 30 (8.93%) PaaS

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 27 (8.04%) Skype for Business
2 13 (3.87%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.98%) JBoss
4 9 (2.68%) Apache
4 9 (2.68%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.49%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.19%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.19%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.60%) CICS
7 2 (0.60%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.30%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.30%) CMS
8 1 (0.30%) IIS
8 1 (0.30%) Liferay
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.30%) SAS
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 38 (11.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.89%) MS Office
2 3 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.30%) Pivotal CRM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 64 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (12.50%) IaaS
3 34 (10.12%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (8.93%) PaaS
5 19 (5.65%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (2.68%) Force.com
7 8 (2.38%) Office 365
8 7 (2.08%) SaaS
9 2 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.06%) Firewall
2 15 (4.46%) LAN
2 15 (4.46%) WAN
3 10 (2.98%) Network Security
4 5 (1.49%) OSPF
5 4 (1.19%) DNS
5 4 (1.19%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.89%) BGP
6 3 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.60%) DHCP
7 2 (0.60%) SAN
7 2 (0.60%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (0.60%) VPN
8 1 (0.30%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.30%) DVB
8 1 (0.30%) Extranet
8 1 (0.30%) HTTP
8 1 (0.30%) Internet
8 1 (0.30%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.14%) MySQL
3 16 (4.76%) DB2
4 9 (2.68%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.49%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.19%) Big Data
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.30%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.30%) HBase
9 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (1.49%) Eclipse
1 5 (1.49%) IntelliJ
1 5 (1.49%) JUnit
1 5 (1.49%) Selenium
2 4 (1.19%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.89%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 37 (11.01%) Finance
2 18 (5.36%) Publishing
3 15 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.27%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.38%) Marketing
6 7 (2.08%) Banking
7 6 (1.79%) Billing
7 6 (1.79%) Retail
8 4 (1.19%) Law
8 4 (1.19%) Legal
9 3 (0.89%) Games
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Electronics
10 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.33%) .NET
2 12 (3.57%) Web Services
3 11 (3.27%) J2EE
4 9 (2.68%) HTML
4 9 (2.68%) JSON
5 8 (2.38%) ASP.NET
6 7 (2.08%) REST
6 7 (2.08%) SOAP
6 7 (2.08%) XML
7 6 (1.79%) HTML5
7 6 (1.79%) WAP
8 5 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (1.49%) EJB
8 5 (1.49%) Hibernate
8 5 (1.49%) J2SE
8 5 (1.49%) Middleware
8 5 (1.49%) Play Framework
8 5 (1.49%) Spring
9 4 (1.19%) CSS
10 2 (0.60%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 85 (25.30%) Data Centre
2 26 (7.74%) PKI
3 24 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
4 20 (5.95%) CMDB
5 19 (5.65%) Computer Science
5 19 (5.65%) Virtual Team
6 17 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.38%) Life Science
7 8 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.38%) User Experience
8 7 (2.08%) Algorithms
8 7 (2.08%) Cryptography
9 6 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.49%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.89%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.89%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.60%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.30%) Device Driver
13 1 (0.30%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.95%) Windows
2 13 (3.87%) Windows Server
3 9 (2.68%) Unix
4 4 (1.19%) Android
4 4 (1.19%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.60%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.30%) Linux
6 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (25.60%) Presales
2 60 (17.86%) Customer Engagement
3 58 (17.26%) ITIL
4 54 (16.07%) TOGAF
5 42 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 36 (10.71%) CRM
6 36 (10.71%) Project Management
7 34 (10.12%) Business Development
8 33 (9.82%) Information Security
9 31 (9.23%) Cybersecurity
10 30 (8.93%) Security Architecture
11 29 (8.63%) Line Management
11 29 (8.63%) Technical Architecture
12 28 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (8.04%) Data Protection
14 26 (7.74%) Security Operations
15 24 (7.14%) Change Control
15 24 (7.14%) Fraud Detection
15 24 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
15 24 (7.14%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.74%) SQL
2 20 (5.95%) Java
3 15 (4.46%) C#
4 9 (2.68%) C
5 7 (2.08%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.49%) C++
6 5 (1.49%) Scala
7 3 (0.89%) PHP
7 3 (0.89%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.60%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.30%) Ruby
9 1 (0.30%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 58 (17.26%) Security Cleared
2 57 (16.96%) SC Cleared
3 39 (11.61%) CISSP
4 28 (8.33%) Degree
5 20 (5.95%) CISM
6 18 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (4.76%) ISEB
7 16 (4.76%) PMI Certification
7 16 (4.76%) PMP
8 10 (2.98%) CISA
8 10 (2.98%) CLAS
8 10 (2.98%) GIAC
8 10 (2.98%) SANS
9 8 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (2.08%) CCIE
10 7 (2.08%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.49%) CCNP
12 3 (0.89%) MCSE
13 2 (0.60%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 7 (2.08%) SLA
4 6 (1.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (1.19%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.60%) COBIT
7 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.30%) QA
7 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 31 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (5.65%) Hyper-V
4 16 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.49%) Docker
6 3 (0.89%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.89%) vSphere
7 1 (0.30%) Firmware
7 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (5.06%) SCCM
2 16 (4.76%) SCVMM
3 13 (3.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 9 (2.68%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.49%) Puppet
6 4 (1.19%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.89%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.89%) SCOM
8 1 (0.30%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 78 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 68 (20.24%) VMware
3 47 (13.99%) Cisco
4 46 (13.69%) Citrix
5 38 (11.31%) EMC
6 34 (10.12%) NetApp
7 31 (9.23%) Oracle
8 27 (8.04%) IBM
9 23 (6.85%) Juniper
10 19 (5.65%) CheckPoint
10 19 (5.65%) HP
11 18 (5.36%) 3PAR
12 16 (4.76%) BMC
13 15 (4.46%) Symantec
14 11 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (2.98%) SAP
16 6 (1.79%) ServiceNow
17 5 (1.49%) webMethods
18 4 (1.19%) BT
19 3 (0.89%) Mercator
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