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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 22 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 184 80 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.58% 4.39% 5.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.88% 4.52% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 83 68 92
Median salary £62,500 £70,000 £68,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £54,285 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £79,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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
1862 1768 1802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.98% 96.98% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1409 1499 1638
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £22,982
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 16 January 2017.

Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 113 (31.56%) TOGAF
2 104 (29.05%) Presales
3 101 (28.21%) Service Delivery
4 95 (26.54%) Microsoft
5 92 (25.70%) ITIL
6 88 (24.58%) Data Centre
7 85 (23.74%) PRINCE2
8 82 (22.91%) MS Excel
9 81 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
10 78 (21.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 76 (21.23%) Finance
12 67 (18.72%) Change Control
13 65 (18.16%) Project Management
14 64 (17.88%) SaaS
15 60 (16.76%) Microsoft Azure
15 60 (16.76%) VMware
16 57 (15.92%) Business Development
17 55 (15.36%) Degree
18 54 (15.08%) ERP
18 54 (15.08%) Oracle
19 52 (14.53%) Cisco
19 52 (14.53%) EMC
19 52 (14.53%) Line Management
20 50 (13.97%) CRM
21 49 (13.69%) VMware Infrastructure
21 49 (13.69%) Retail
22 48 (13.41%) Service Management
23 46 (12.85%) NetApp
24 45 (12.57%) MS Office
24 45 (12.57%) Technical Architecture

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 9 (2.51%) Oracle UPK
1 9 (2.51%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.40%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.40%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.12%) IIS
4 3 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.56%) CMS
5 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.28%) Apache
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.28%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.28%) JBoss
6 1 (0.28%) Mule
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 82 (22.91%) MS Excel
2 45 (12.57%) MS Office
3 39 (10.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.28%) MicroStation
5 1 (0.28%) Revit
Business Applications
1 10 (2.79%) Dynamics AX
1 10 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (2.79%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 9 (2.51%) Oracle Assets
2 9 (2.51%) Oracle Payables
2 9 (2.51%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.28%) JDE World
4 1 (0.28%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 64 (17.88%) SaaS
2 60 (16.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (12.01%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (10.61%) IaaS
5 35 (9.78%) PaaS
6 30 (8.38%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (2.51%) Office 365
8 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.28%) Boomi
8 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.42%) WAN
2 14 (3.91%) Firewall
3 13 (3.63%) Unified Communications
4 12 (3.35%) LAN
5 8 (2.23%) MPLS
6 6 (1.68%) DNS
7 5 (1.40%) SAN
7 5 (1.40%) VPN
8 4 (1.12%) DHCP
8 4 (1.12%) Skype
9 3 (0.84%) NAS
9 3 (0.84%) VoIP
10 2 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.56%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.56%) Network Security
10 2 (0.56%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.28%) ADSL
11 1 (0.28%) FTP
11 1 (0.28%) HTTP
11 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 35 (9.78%) MySQL
3 30 (8.38%) DB2
4 20 (5.59%) Big Data
5 5 (1.40%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.40%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.84%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.28%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.28%) HBase
8 1 (0.28%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 6 (1.68%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.84%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.56%) Selenium
3 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.28%) Travis CI
General
1 76 (21.23%) Finance
2 49 (13.69%) Retail
3 36 (10.06%) Publishing
4 26 (7.26%) Manufacturing
5 20 (5.59%) Telecoms
6 17 (4.75%) Banking
7 9 (2.51%) General Ledger
8 8 (2.23%) Marketing
9 3 (0.84%) Billing
9 3 (0.84%) Legal
10 2 (0.56%) Games
10 2 (0.56%) Law
11 1 (0.28%) Back Office
11 1 (0.28%) Military
11 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.26%) .NET
2 8 (2.23%) Web Services
3 6 (1.68%) CSS
3 6 (1.68%) HTML
3 6 (1.68%) JSON
4 5 (1.40%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.40%) REST
5 4 (1.12%) WCF
5 4 (1.12%) WF
6 1 (0.28%) Middleware
6 1 (0.28%) RESTful
6 1 (0.28%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 88 (24.58%) Data Centre
2 44 (12.29%) NHS
3 30 (8.38%) CMDB
3 30 (8.38%) Computer Science
4 28 (7.82%) Public Cloud
5 12 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.07%) Data Integration
6 11 (3.07%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.68%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.68%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.40%) PKI
9 4 (1.12%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.12%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (0.84%) EPoS
11 2 (0.56%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.56%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.07%) Linux
2 8 (2.23%) Unix
2 8 (2.23%) Windows
3 3 (0.84%) Android
3 3 (0.84%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.56%) CentOS
5 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (31.56%) TOGAF
2 104 (29.05%) Presales
3 101 (28.21%) Service Delivery
4 92 (25.70%) ITIL
5 85 (23.74%) PRINCE2
6 81 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
7 78 (21.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 67 (18.72%) Change Control
9 65 (18.16%) Project Management
10 57 (15.92%) Business Development
11 54 (15.08%) ERP
12 52 (14.53%) Line Management
13 50 (13.97%) CRM
14 48 (13.41%) Service Management
15 45 (12.57%) Service Design
15 45 (12.57%) Technical Architecture
16 44 (12.29%) Zachman Framework
17 43 (12.01%) Logistics
18 33 (9.22%) ITIL V3
18 33 (9.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (10.61%) SQL
2 27 (7.54%) Java
3 13 (3.63%) Python
4 11 (3.07%) C#
5 7 (1.96%) PHP
6 4 (1.12%) C++
7 2 (0.56%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.56%) Perl
8 1 (0.28%) C
8 1 (0.28%) RPG
Qualifications
1 55 (15.36%) Degree
2 44 (12.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 30 (8.38%) ISEB
3 30 (8.38%) PMI Certification
3 30 (8.38%) PMP
4 29 (8.10%) ITIL Certification
5 27 (7.54%) MCSE
5 27 (7.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (5.31%) SC Cleared
6 19 (5.31%) Security Cleared
7 9 (2.51%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (2.51%) MCP
7 9 (2.51%) VCAP
7 9 (2.51%) VCDX
7 9 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (1.96%) CISSP
9 5 (1.40%) CCIE
9 5 (1.40%) CCNP
9 5 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.40%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.54%) SLA
2 16 (4.47%) QA
3 8 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.40%) GPG13
5 2 (0.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (13.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (8.38%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.96%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 30 (8.38%) SCVMM
2 5 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.40%) Puppet
3 4 (1.12%) QRadar
4 3 (0.84%) Icinga
4 3 (0.84%) vRealize
5 2 (0.56%) Terraform
5 2 (0.56%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 95 (26.54%) Microsoft
2 60 (16.76%) VMware
3 54 (15.08%) Oracle
4 52 (14.53%) Cisco
4 52 (14.53%) EMC
5 46 (12.85%) NetApp
6 41 (11.45%) Citrix
6 41 (11.45%) IBM
7 36 (10.06%) HP
8 33 (9.22%) BMC
8 33 (9.22%) Juniper
9 31 (8.66%) CheckPoint
10 11 (3.07%) SAP
11 10 (2.79%) 3PAR
11 10 (2.79%) JD Edwards
11 10 (2.79%) MuleSoft
12 8 (2.23%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.68%) NEC
14 4 (1.12%) Dell
14 4 (1.12%) Symantec
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