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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 31 30 44
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 117 146 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.90% 6.84% 4.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.29% 7.26% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88 126 95
Average salary £67,500 £68,750 £64,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% +7.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
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
1861 2012 1996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.85% 94.33% 93.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1580 1707 1786
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 79 (34.80%) Microsoft
2 53 (23.35%) Cisco
3 44 (19.38%) Security Cleared
4 42 (18.50%) SC Cleared
5 40 (17.62%) Active Directory
6 38 (16.74%) MS Excel
7 37 (16.30%) .NET
8 36 (15.86%) SharePoint
8 36 (15.86%) Migration
8 36 (15.86%) Data Centre
9 35 (15.42%) Cisco Certification
10 34 (14.98%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (13.66%) VMware
12 28 (12.33%) LAN
13 26 (11.45%) Windows
14 25 (11.01%) Oracle
15 24 (10.57%) WAN
15 24 (10.57%) Content Management
16 23 (10.13%) Hyper-V
17 22 (9.69%) Network Security
17 22 (9.69%) F5
17 22 (9.69%) Office 365
18 21 (9.25%) SCCM
18 21 (9.25%) DV Cleared
18 21 (9.25%) Finance
19 20 (8.81%) IBM
19 20 (8.81%) CheckPoint
19 20 (8.81%) SQL Server
19 20 (8.81%) SharePoint 2013
20 19 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 36 (15.86%) SharePoint
2 20 (8.81%) SharePoint 2013
3 18 (7.93%) MS Exchange
4 15 (6.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (5.29%) Lync
6 10 (4.41%) Documentum
7 9 (3.96%) Alfresco
8 5 (2.20%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.76%) JBoss
9 4 (1.76%) Apache
9 4 (1.76%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.44%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.44%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.44%) CICS
Applications
1 38 (16.74%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.29%) InfoPath
3 6 (2.64%) MS Office
4 2 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (5.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.76%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.76%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.44%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.44%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.44%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.69%) Office 365
2 7 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.64%) IaaS
4 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.88%) Force.com
5 1 (0.44%) SaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.33%) LAN
2 24 (10.57%) WAN
3 22 (9.69%) Network Security
4 17 (7.49%) Wireless
5 13 (5.73%) Wireless Security
6 11 (4.85%) Firewall
7 10 (4.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (3.52%) OSPF
8 8 (3.52%) BGP
8 8 (3.52%) VPN
9 7 (3.08%) Intranet
9 7 (3.08%) TCP/IP
10 6 (2.64%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (2.20%) VLAN
11 5 (2.20%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (2.20%) HSRP
11 5 (2.20%) MPLS
12 3 (1.32%) FWSM
12 3 (1.32%) Extranet
13 2 (0.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.81%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.08%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.64%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.64%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.64%) OLAP
6 5 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.32%) MySQL
9 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.88%) StreamInsight
9 2 (0.88%) QlikView
9 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (6.61%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (1.76%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.76%) Ant
4 3 (1.32%) NetBeans
4 3 (1.32%) Subversion
4 3 (1.32%) Maven
4 3 (1.32%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.44%) WebSpeed
General
1 21 (9.25%) Finance
2 19 (8.37%) Retail
3 9 (3.96%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.76%) Banking
5 3 (1.32%) Marketing
5 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.88%) Publishing
6 2 (0.88%) Legal
6 2 (0.88%) German Language
7 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.44%) Games
7 1 (0.44%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (16.30%) .NET
2 17 (7.49%) CSS
3 16 (7.05%) HTML
4 15 (6.61%) XSLT
5 14 (6.17%) HTML5
6 8 (3.52%) Web Services
7 6 (2.64%) XML
8 5 (2.20%) SOAP
8 5 (2.20%) J2EE
8 5 (2.20%) Itk
9 4 (1.76%) JMS
9 4 (1.76%) CGI
9 4 (1.76%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (1.76%) Middleware
10 3 (1.32%) JMX
10 3 (1.32%) Spring
10 3 (1.32%) Mustache
10 3 (1.32%) Backbone.js
10 3 (1.32%) JavaBeans
10 3 (1.32%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.86%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.37%) Data Integration
3 8 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.08%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.64%) GIS
6 5 (2.20%) NHS
6 5 (2.20%) Informatics
6 5 (2.20%) Health Informatics
6 5 (2.20%) User Experience
7 4 (1.76%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.32%) Clustering
8 3 (1.32%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.32%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.32%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.88%) Data Conversion
9 2 (0.88%) LPAR
9 2 (0.88%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.45%) Windows
2 18 (7.93%) UNIX
3 9 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (3.96%) AIX
4 7 (3.08%) Solaris
4 7 (3.08%) Linux
5 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (15.86%) Migration
2 34 (14.98%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (10.57%) Content Management
4 18 (7.93%) ITIL
5 17 (7.49%) Enterprise Architecture
6 16 (7.05%) CRM
7 14 (6.17%) Data Modelling
7 14 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (6.17%) TOGAF
8 13 (5.73%) Network Design
8 13 (5.73%) Technical Architecture
8 13 (5.73%) Business Development
8 13 (5.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (5.73%) Scrum
9 12 (5.29%) Information Security
9 12 (5.29%) Project Management
9 12 (5.29%) SOA
9 12 (5.29%) UML
9 12 (5.29%) Document Management
10 11 (4.85%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.49%) Java
1 17 (7.49%) SQL
2 16 (7.05%) C#
3 10 (4.41%) Shell Script
4 9 (3.96%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.08%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.76%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.32%) Perl
7 3 (1.32%) XPath
8 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.44%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (19.38%) Security Cleared
2 42 (18.50%) SC Cleared
3 35 (15.42%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (9.25%) DV Cleared
5 19 (8.37%) CCNP
6 16 (7.05%) Degree
7 13 (5.73%) CCIE
7 13 (5.73%) HP ASE
8 10 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (2.64%) CCDP
10 5 (2.20%) MCSD
10 5 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.32%) GIAC
11 3 (1.32%) MCITP
11 3 (1.32%) MCSE
11 3 (1.32%) MCP
11 3 (1.32%) CISSP
12 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.88%) VCDX
12 2 (0.88%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.64%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.20%) HL7
3 3 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 40 (17.62%) Active Directory
2 23 (10.13%) Hyper-V
3 19 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.08%) Firmware
5 5 (2.20%) Terminal Services
5 5 (2.20%) XenApp
6 4 (1.76%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.76%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.88%) vSphere
7 2 (0.88%) vCloud
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 21 (9.25%) SCCM
2 12 (5.29%) SCOM
3 5 (2.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.88%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.88%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.44%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 79 (34.80%) Microsoft
2 53 (23.35%) Cisco
3 31 (13.66%) VMware
4 25 (11.01%) Oracle
5 22 (9.69%) F5
6 20 (8.81%) CheckPoint
6 20 (8.81%) IBM
7 19 (8.37%) HP
8 18 (7.93%) Citrix
9 15 (6.61%) Juniper
10 13 (5.73%) Huawei
11 11 (4.85%) EMC
12 9 (3.96%) Red Hat
12 9 (3.96%) OpenText
13 6 (2.64%) Computacenter
13 6 (2.64%) Cognos
14 4 (1.76%) Dell
14 4 (1.76%) SAP
14 4 (1.76%) Informatica
15 3 (1.32%) Symantec
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