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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 26 39 27
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 168 117 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.13% 5.76% 7.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.41% 5.91% 7.67%
Number of salaries quoted 96 89 120
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £72,750
UK excluding London median salary £66,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +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
2266 1979 1825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.22% 97.49% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1684 1634 1607
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 1 July 2016.

Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 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 84 (25.77%) Presales
2 82 (25.15%) Data Centre
3 70 (21.47%) Microsoft
4 66 (20.25%) VMware
5 62 (19.02%) Microsoft Azure
6 59 (18.10%) Customer Engagement
7 54 (16.56%) TOGAF
8 53 (16.26%) Security Cleared
9 52 (15.95%) SC Cleared
10 46 (14.11%) ITIL
11 45 (13.80%) Cisco
12 43 (13.19%) Citrix
13 41 (12.58%) Active Directory
14 39 (11.96%) CISSP
14 39 (11.96%) IaaS
15 36 (11.04%) Service Delivery
16 35 (10.74%) EMC
17 34 (10.43%) CRM
18 33 (10.12%) Project Management
18 33 (10.12%) Finance
18 33 (10.12%) Information Security
19 32 (9.82%) NetApp
19 32 (9.82%) MS Excel
19 32 (9.82%) SQL Server
20 31 (9.51%) Amazon AWS
21 30 (9.20%) Cybersecurity
22 29 (8.90%) Business Development
23 28 (8.59%) Oracle
23 28 (8.59%) Security Architecture
23 28 (8.59%) 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 (8.28%) Skype for Business
2 14 (4.29%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.76%) JBoss
4 8 (2.45%) Apache
4 8 (2.45%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.84%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.23%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.23%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.61%) CICS
8 2 (0.61%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.31%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.31%) CMS
9 1 (0.31%) IIS
9 1 (0.31%) Liferay
9 1 (0.31%) SAS
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 32 (9.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.92%) MS Office
3 2 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) MS Project
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.31%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 62 (19.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (11.96%) IaaS
3 31 (9.51%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (8.59%) PaaS
5 16 (4.91%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (3.07%) Force.com
7 8 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (2.45%) Office 365
8 6 (1.84%) SaaS
9 2 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.91%) Firewall
1 16 (4.91%) LAN
1 16 (4.91%) WAN
2 11 (3.37%) Network Security
3 5 (1.53%) OSPF
4 4 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.92%) BGP
5 3 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (0.92%) DNS
6 2 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.61%) SAN
6 2 (0.61%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (0.61%) VPN
7 1 (0.31%) DHCP
7 1 (0.31%) DVB
7 1 (0.31%) Extranet
7 1 (0.31%) HTTP
7 1 (0.31%) Internet
7 1 (0.31%) IPv6
7 1 (0.31%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.82%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.44%) MySQL
3 13 (3.99%) DB2
4 8 (2.45%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.23%) Big Data
5 4 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.31%) HBase
8 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.31%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.31%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Eclipse
1 4 (1.23%) IntelliJ
1 4 (1.23%) JUnit
1 4 (1.23%) Selenium
2 3 (0.92%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.92%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (10.12%) Finance
2 17 (5.21%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.99%) Publishing
4 10 (3.07%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.84%) Banking
5 6 (1.84%) Billing
5 6 (1.84%) Marketing
6 4 (1.23%) Retail
7 3 (0.92%) Law
7 3 (0.92%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.67%) .NET
2 13 (3.99%) Web Services
3 10 (3.07%) J2EE
4 9 (2.76%) ASP.NET
5 8 (2.45%) JSON
6 7 (2.15%) Middleware
7 6 (1.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (1.84%) REST
7 6 (1.84%) SOAP
7 6 (1.84%) WAP
7 6 (1.84%) XML
8 5 (1.53%) HTML
8 5 (1.53%) HTML5
9 4 (1.23%) EJB
9 4 (1.23%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.23%) J2SE
9 4 (1.23%) Play Framework
9 4 (1.23%) Spring
10 3 (0.92%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (0.61%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 82 (25.15%) Data Centre
2 25 (7.67%) PKI
3 23 (7.06%) Security Operations Centre
4 21 (6.44%) Virtual Team
5 17 (5.21%) CMDB
6 16 (4.91%) Computer Science
7 15 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.45%) Life Science
9 7 (2.15%) Algorithms
9 7 (2.15%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.84%) Cryptography
10 6 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.84%) User Experience
11 3 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.92%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.92%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.61%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.31%) Device Driver
13 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.31%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.44%) Windows
2 14 (4.29%) Windows Server
3 7 (2.15%) Unix
4 4 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.61%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.31%) Android
6 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.31%) Linux
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (25.77%) Presales
2 59 (18.10%) Customer Engagement
3 54 (16.56%) TOGAF
4 46 (14.11%) ITIL
5 36 (11.04%) Service Delivery
6 34 (10.43%) CRM
7 33 (10.12%) Information Security
7 33 (10.12%) Project Management
8 30 (9.20%) Cybersecurity
9 29 (8.90%) Business Development
10 28 (8.59%) Security Architecture
11 26 (7.98%) Data Protection
12 25 (7.67%) Enterprise Architecture
12 25 (7.67%) Line Management
12 25 (7.67%) Security Operations
12 25 (7.67%) Technical Architecture
13 24 (7.36%) Identity Management
14 23 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (7.06%) Fraud Detection
14 23 (7.06%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.36%) SQL
2 17 (5.21%) Java
3 12 (3.68%) C#
4 8 (2.45%) C
5 7 (2.15%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.53%) C++
7 4 (1.23%) Scala
8 3 (0.92%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.92%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.61%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.31%) PHP
10 1 (0.31%) Ruby
10 1 (0.31%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 53 (16.26%) Security Cleared
2 52 (15.95%) SC Cleared
3 39 (11.96%) CISSP
4 21 (6.44%) CISM
4 21 (6.44%) Degree
5 15 (4.60%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (3.99%) ISEB
6 13 (3.99%) PMI Certification
6 13 (3.99%) PMP
7 11 (3.37%) CISA
8 10 (3.07%) CLAS
8 10 (3.07%) GIAC
8 10 (3.07%) SANS
9 9 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (1.84%) CCIE
11 6 (1.84%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.23%) CCNP
13 3 (0.92%) MCSE
14 2 (0.61%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (1.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (1.53%) SLA
4 4 (1.23%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.61%) COBIT
6 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.31%) QA
6 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (12.58%) Active Directory
2 28 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (5.83%) Hyper-V
4 13 (3.99%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.23%) Docker
6 3 (0.92%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.92%) vSphere
7 1 (0.31%) Firmware
7 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (5.52%) SCCM
2 14 (4.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 13 (3.99%) SCVMM
4 10 (3.07%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.23%) Puppet
6 3 (0.92%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.92%) SCOM
6 3 (0.92%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 70 (21.47%) Microsoft
2 66 (20.25%) VMware
3 45 (13.80%) Cisco
4 43 (13.19%) Citrix
5 35 (10.74%) EMC
6 32 (9.82%) NetApp
7 28 (8.59%) Oracle
8 23 (7.06%) IBM
9 19 (5.83%) 3PAR
9 19 (5.83%) Juniper
10 16 (4.91%) HP
10 16 (4.91%) Symantec
11 15 (4.60%) CheckPoint
12 13 (3.99%) BMC
13 11 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (2.45%) SAP
15 6 (1.84%) ServiceNow
16 4 (1.23%) BT
16 4 (1.23%) webMethods
17 3 (0.92%) Mercator
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 70000 - 75000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
SCC
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000- 85,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: competitive salary +benifits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
PPC for West Midlands
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £55000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago