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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 39 25 51
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 119 133 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.90% 7.01% 4.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.24% 7.50% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 88 115 69
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,500 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £83,000
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
1907 1773 1817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.50% 93.46% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1554 1585
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 94 (38.68%) Microsoft
2 59 (24.28%) Security Cleared
3 53 (21.81%) SC Cleared
3 53 (21.81%) Cisco
4 51 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (20.16%) VMware
6 48 (19.75%) Windows
7 47 (19.34%) Active Directory
8 46 (18.93%) MS Excel
9 44 (18.11%) .NET
10 42 (17.28%) SharePoint
11 39 (16.05%) Migration
11 39 (16.05%) Data Centre
12 34 (13.99%) Content Management
13 33 (13.58%) IBM
14 30 (12.35%) Office 365
15 29 (11.93%) Citrix
16 28 (11.52%) CSS
17 27 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
18 26 (10.70%) Oracle
18 26 (10.70%) SQL Server
19 25 (10.29%) SQL
19 25 (10.29%) Scrum
19 25 (10.29%) DV Cleared
19 25 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
20 24 (9.88%) Hyper-V
20 24 (9.88%) ITIL
20 24 (9.88%) MS Exchange
21 23 (9.47%) UNIX
21 23 (9.47%) HTML

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 42 (17.28%) SharePoint
2 27 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 24 (9.88%) MS Exchange
4 23 (9.47%) SharePoint 2010
5 14 (5.76%) Documentum
6 13 (5.35%) Alfresco
7 9 (3.70%) Lync
8 6 (2.47%) WebLogic
9 5 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2000
10 4 (1.65%) Apache
10 4 (1.65%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.23%) JBoss
12 2 (0.82%) CMS
13 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Process Server
13 1 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.41%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 46 (18.93%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.00%) InfoPath
3 11 (4.53%) MS Office
4 2 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.41%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.35%) Office 365
2 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.65%) IaaS
4 2 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.64%) Firewall
2 19 (7.82%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (6.58%) LAN
3 16 (6.58%) WAN
4 14 (5.76%) Network Security
5 11 (4.53%) VPN
5 11 (4.53%) OSPF
5 11 (4.53%) BGP
6 9 (3.70%) MPLS
7 7 (2.88%) DNS
7 7 (2.88%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.47%) SAN
8 6 (2.47%) VLAN
8 6 (2.47%) FWSM
9 5 (2.06%) Wireshark
9 5 (2.06%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (2.06%) HSRP
9 5 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (2.06%) HTTPS
10 4 (1.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.70%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.88%) RDBMS
4 7 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.06%) OLAP
6 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.65%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.41%) MySQL
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.41%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.41%) DataStage
9 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 23 (9.47%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (2.06%) RequisitePro
3 4 (1.65%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (1.65%) Ant
3 4 (1.65%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.65%) NetBeans
3 4 (1.65%) Subversion
3 4 (1.65%) Maven
4 1 (0.41%) Lombardi
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.41%) WebSpeed
General
1 22 (9.05%) Finance
2 20 (8.23%) Retail
3 4 (1.65%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.65%) Legal
3 4 (1.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.82%) Banking
4 2 (0.82%) German Language
5 1 (0.41%) Marketing
5 1 (0.41%) Advertising
5 1 (0.41%) Publishing
5 1 (0.41%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (18.11%) .NET
2 28 (11.52%) CSS
3 23 (9.47%) HTML
4 21 (8.64%) XSLT
5 19 (7.82%) HTML5
6 13 (5.35%) Web Services
7 8 (3.29%) SOAP
8 6 (2.47%) XML
8 6 (2.47%) Itk
9 5 (2.06%) J2EE
9 5 (2.06%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (1.65%) Mustache
10 4 (1.65%) Backbone.js
10 4 (1.65%) Spring
10 4 (1.65%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.65%) JSP
10 4 (1.65%) DOM
10 4 (1.65%) Struts
10 4 (1.65%) JMX
10 4 (1.65%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.05%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.35%) Data Integration
3 11 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.12%) Clustering
5 7 (2.88%) GIS
6 6 (2.47%) NHS
6 6 (2.47%) Informatics
6 6 (2.47%) Health Informatics
6 6 (2.47%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.06%) Life Science
8 4 (1.65%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.65%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.65%) User Experience
9 3 (1.23%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.23%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.82%) LPAR
10 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 48 (19.75%) Windows
2 23 (9.47%) UNIX
3 12 (4.94%) Linux
4 10 (4.12%) AIX
5 8 (3.29%) Solaris
6 7 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (16.05%) Migration
3 34 (13.99%) Content Management
4 25 (10.29%) Scrum
5 24 (9.88%) ITIL
6 22 (9.05%) Technical Architecture
7 20 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (6.58%) TOGAF
8 16 (6.58%) Document Management
9 15 (6.17%) ETL
9 15 (6.17%) Service Delivery
10 14 (5.76%) Change Control
11 13 (5.35%) CRM
12 12 (4.94%) Enterprise Architecture
13 11 (4.53%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (4.12%) Data Modelling
14 10 (4.12%) Business Development
15 9 (3.70%) SOA
15 9 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 25 (10.29%) SQL
2 16 (6.58%) Java
3 13 (5.35%) C#
4 11 (4.53%) JavaScript
4 11 (4.53%) Shell Script
5 8 (3.29%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.65%) XPath
6 4 (1.65%) Perl
6 4 (1.65%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.82%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (24.28%) Security Cleared
2 53 (21.81%) SC Cleared
3 25 (10.29%) DV Cleared
4 23 (9.47%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (6.17%) CCNP
7 14 (5.76%) Degree
8 11 (4.53%) CCIE
9 9 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (3.29%) MCSE
11 7 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (2.06%) MCP
12 5 (2.06%) MCSD
12 5 (2.06%) CCDP
13 4 (1.65%) JNCIA
13 4 (1.65%) CCNA
14 2 (0.82%) MCITP
14 2 (0.82%) CCA
14 2 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (0.82%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.47%) HL7
3 4 (1.65%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 47 (19.34%) Active Directory
2 25 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (9.88%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.70%) vSphere
5 7 (2.88%) XenApp
5 7 (2.88%) Firmware
6 5 (2.06%) Terminal Services
6 5 (2.06%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.65%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.82%) vCloud
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (9.05%) SCCM
2 8 (3.29%) SCOM
3 4 (1.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.82%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.82%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.41%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 94 (38.68%) Microsoft
2 53 (21.81%) Cisco
3 49 (20.16%) VMware
4 33 (13.58%) IBM
5 29 (11.93%) Citrix
6 26 (10.70%) Oracle
7 22 (9.05%) HP
8 15 (6.17%) EMC
8 15 (6.17%) Juniper
9 13 (5.35%) OpenText
10 12 (4.94%) F5
11 9 (3.70%) NetApp
12 7 (2.88%) Red Hat
12 7 (2.88%) CheckPoint
13 6 (2.47%) 3PAR
14 5 (2.06%) Computacenter
14 5 (2.06%) Cognos
15 4 (1.65%) SAP
15 4 (1.65%) Informatica
15 4 (1.65%) Dell
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £83000 - £90000 per annum + 15K Bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £47,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-70,000k + a brilliant package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60 - £70K + package and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 to £90,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
West Midlands Police
Salary: From £39,126 to £45,960 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
West Midlands Police
Salary: From £39,129 to £45,960 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
West Midlands Police
Salary: From £39,129 to £45,960 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
West Midlands Police
Salary: From £39,129 to £45,960 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago