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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 33 35 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 105 77 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.80% 5.16% 7.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.10% 5.44% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 89 56 110
Average salary £67,500 £60,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.57% -6.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £72,750
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
1721 1416 1565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.14% 94.97% 94.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1520 1224 1326
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 March 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 85 (31.60%) Microsoft
2 66 (24.54%) Windows
3 65 (24.16%) VMware
4 64 (23.79%) Cisco
5 59 (21.93%) Security Cleared
6 53 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (19.33%) Citrix
7 52 (19.33%) ITIL
8 50 (18.59%) SC Cleared
9 48 (17.84%) SharePoint
10 46 (17.10%) Migration
11 43 (15.99%) VMware Infrastructure
12 42 (15.61%) .NET
12 42 (15.61%) HP
13 41 (15.24%) Finance
14 40 (14.87%) Active Directory
15 36 (13.38%) IBM
15 36 (13.38%) Oracle
16 33 (12.27%) SQL Server
16 33 (12.27%) NetApp
17 32 (11.90%) Scrum
18 31 (11.52%) EMC
18 31 (11.52%) MS Excel
19 29 (10.78%) Office 365
20 28 (10.41%) Visual Studio
21 27 (10.04%) Microsoft Certification
21 27 (10.04%) Content Management
21 27 (10.04%) SharePoint 2010
22 25 (9.29%) Change Control
22 25 (9.29%) Technical Architecture

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 48 (17.84%) SharePoint
2 27 (10.04%) SharePoint 2010
3 25 (9.29%) MS Exchange
4 24 (8.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (4.09%) WebLogic
8 9 (3.35%) Tomcat
8 9 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2000
9 7 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (2.23%) JBoss
11 4 (1.49%) Apache
11 4 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (1.49%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (1.12%) Alfresco
12 3 (1.12%) Lync
12 3 (1.12%) IIS
12 3 (1.12%) Documentum
Applications
1 31 (11.52%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.09%) MS Office
3 5 (1.86%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (3.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.74%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.74%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.37%) AquaLogic BPM
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.78%) Office 365
2 11 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.35%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (1.12%) SaaS
5 2 (0.74%) PaaS
6 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.92%) Firewall
2 20 (7.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 19 (7.06%) SAN
4 16 (5.95%) Wireless
5 9 (3.35%) WAN
6 8 (2.97%) DNS
7 7 (2.60%) NetScaler
7 7 (2.60%) Unified Communications
8 6 (2.23%) NAS
9 5 (1.86%) WAAS
9 5 (1.86%) HTTPS
9 5 (1.86%) Wireshark
10 4 (1.49%) MPLS
10 4 (1.49%) OSPF
10 4 (1.49%) LAN
11 3 (1.12%) Wireless Security
12 2 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.74%) BGP
12 2 (0.74%) DHCP
12 2 (0.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.72%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.35%) RDBMS
4 7 (2.60%) DB2
5 6 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.12%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.74%) MySQL
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.37%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 28 (10.41%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.86%) Ant
2 5 (1.86%) RequisitePro
3 4 (1.49%) Subversion
4 3 (1.12%) JIRA
4 3 (1.12%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.74%) Maven
5 2 (0.74%) NetBeans
5 2 (0.74%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.37%) JUnit
6 1 (0.37%) Lombardi
6 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 41 (15.24%) Finance
2 15 (5.58%) Retail
3 6 (2.23%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.23%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.86%) Banking
5 4 (1.49%) Legal
6 3 (1.12%) Back Office
6 3 (1.12%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Electronics
7 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (15.61%) .NET
2 23 (8.55%) CSS
3 21 (7.81%) HTML
4 15 (5.58%) Web Services
5 13 (4.83%) XML
6 10 (3.72%) HTML5
7 9 (3.35%) SOAP
7 9 (3.35%) jQuery
8 8 (2.97%) Struts
8 8 (2.97%) XSLT
8 8 (2.97%) JMS
9 7 (2.60%) JSP
9 7 (2.60%) Spring
9 7 (2.60%) Middleware
9 7 (2.60%) JSON
10 6 (2.23%) ASP.NET
10 6 (2.23%) REST
11 5 (1.86%) J2EE
11 5 (1.86%) Servlets
11 5 (1.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.09%) Life Science
3 9 (3.35%) Client/Server
3 9 (3.35%) Clustering
4 7 (2.60%) N-Tier
4 7 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.23%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.86%) CLARiiON
6 5 (1.86%) CMDB
6 5 (1.86%) Celerra
7 4 (1.49%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.12%) User Experience
8 3 (1.12%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.12%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.74%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.37%) DTV
10 1 (0.37%) GIS
10 1 (0.37%) Replication
10 1 (0.37%) NHS
10 1 (0.37%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 66 (24.54%) Windows
2 19 (7.06%) UNIX
3 16 (5.95%) Linux
4 6 (2.23%) AIX
5 5 (1.86%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.12%) Android
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.74%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.37%) Solaris
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.37%) SUSE
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (19.33%) ITIL
3 46 (17.10%) Migration
4 32 (11.90%) Scrum
5 27 (10.04%) Content Management
6 25 (9.29%) Technical Architecture
6 25 (9.29%) Change Control
7 22 (8.18%) TOGAF
8 18 (6.69%) CRM
9 16 (5.95%) SOA
10 15 (5.58%) Network Design
11 14 (5.20%) Mentoring
12 13 (4.83%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (4.46%) Service Delivery
14 11 (4.09%) Project Management
14 11 (4.09%) MVC
15 10 (3.72%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (3.72%) Knowledge Management
15 10 (3.72%) Enterprise Architecture
16 9 (3.35%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.81%) SQL
2 19 (7.06%) Java
3 16 (5.95%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.97%) C#
5 4 (1.49%) C
5 4 (1.49%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.12%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.74%) Perl
7 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.74%) XPath
8 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (21.93%) Security Cleared
2 50 (18.59%) SC Cleared
3 27 (10.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (8.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 21 (7.81%) MCSE
6 16 (5.95%) Citrix Certification
7 14 (5.20%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (4.83%) VTSP
8 13 (4.83%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (4.46%) CCA
10 11 (4.09%) MCITP
10 11 (4.09%) Degree
11 10 (3.72%) VCAP
12 9 (3.35%) MCP
12 9 (3.35%) CCNP
12 9 (3.35%) CCNA
13 8 (2.97%) ISEB
14 7 (2.60%) CCEA
14 7 (2.60%) MCTS
14 7 (2.60%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.60%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.86%) QA
3 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.37%) HL7
4 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (15.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (14.87%) Active Directory
3 23 (8.55%) Hyper-V
4 20 (7.43%) vSphere
5 17 (6.32%) XenApp
6 14 (5.20%) XenDesktop
7 10 (3.72%) vCloud
8 8 (2.97%) Terminal Services
9 7 (2.60%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.12%) XenServer
12 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.37%) SRDF
13 1 (0.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.37%) IAG
13 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (3.35%) SCCM
2 7 (2.60%) XenMobile
3 4 (1.49%) Windows Intune
3 4 (1.49%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.74%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.74%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.74%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.37%) SCOM
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.37%) MOM
5 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 85 (31.60%) Microsoft
2 65 (24.16%) VMware
3 64 (23.79%) Cisco
4 52 (19.33%) Citrix
5 42 (15.61%) HP
6 36 (13.38%) Oracle
6 36 (13.38%) IBM
7 33 (12.27%) NetApp
8 31 (11.52%) EMC
9 24 (8.92%) Juniper
10 17 (6.32%) SAP
11 13 (4.83%) F5
12 12 (4.46%) 3PAR
13 11 (4.09%) Symantec
14 7 (2.60%) Pega
15 6 (2.23%) Open Text
15 6 (2.23%) CheckPoint
16 5 (1.86%) Vitria
16 5 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
16 5 (1.86%) Sybase
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