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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 38 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 100 85 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.47% 5.46% 6.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.70% 5.81% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 88 55 95
Average salary £67,500 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £72,500
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
1753 1464 1574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.95% 94.09% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1280 1349
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,525 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 27 January 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 77 (28.31%) Microsoft
2 65 (23.90%) Cisco
3 64 (23.53%) Windows
4 62 (22.79%) VMware
5 61 (22.43%) Security Cleared
6 57 (20.96%) ITIL
7 56 (20.59%) SC Cleared
8 53 (19.49%) Migration
8 53 (19.49%) Finance
8 53 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (18.38%) Citrix
10 45 (16.54%) SharePoint
10 45 (16.54%) VMware Infrastructure
11 42 (15.44%) .NET
11 42 (15.44%) Oracle
12 38 (13.97%) Active Directory
13 33 (12.13%) HP
13 33 (12.13%) EMC
14 30 (11.03%) NetApp
14 30 (11.03%) SOA
15 28 (10.29%) SQL Server
15 28 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
15 28 (10.29%) Scrum
16 27 (9.93%) MS Excel
17 26 (9.56%) MS Exchange
17 26 (9.56%) IBM
17 26 (9.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 25 (9.19%) TOGAF
18 25 (9.19%) Firewall
18 25 (9.19%) Juniper

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 45 (16.54%) SharePoint
2 26 (9.56%) MS Exchange
3 25 (9.19%) SharePoint 2010
4 19 (6.99%) SharePoint 2013
5 17 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (4.04%) WebLogic
8 9 (3.31%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2000
9 8 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (2.57%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (2.21%) JBoss
12 4 (1.47%) Apache
12 4 (1.47%) WebSphere
13 3 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (1.10%) Lync
13 3 (1.10%) IIS
14 2 (0.74%) WebLogic Portal
14 2 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 27 (9.93%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.31%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.47%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.10%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.74%) SAP QM
4 2 (0.74%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.37%) AquaLogic BPM
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.19%) Office 365
2 10 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.31%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.74%) SaaS
4 2 (0.74%) PaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.19%) Firewall
2 19 (6.99%) Wireless
3 17 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 16 (5.88%) SAN
5 8 (2.94%) WAAS
6 7 (2.57%) Unified Communications
6 7 (2.57%) NetScaler
6 7 (2.57%) WAN
7 6 (2.21%) DNS
7 6 (2.21%) NAS
8 5 (1.84%) Network Security
9 4 (1.47%) LAN
10 3 (1.10%) HTTPS
10 3 (1.10%) Wireless Security
10 3 (1.10%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.74%) IPv6
11 2 (0.74%) MPLS
11 2 (0.74%) OSPF
11 2 (0.74%) DHCP
11 2 (0.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (3.31%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 7 (2.57%) DB2
5 6 (2.21%) EDRMS
6 3 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.74%) MySQL
7 2 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (8.46%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.57%) Ant
3 5 (1.84%) JIRA
3 5 (1.84%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.47%) Subversion
5 3 (1.10%) RequisitePro
6 2 (0.74%) NetBeans
6 2 (0.74%) Maven
6 2 (0.74%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.37%) JUnit
7 1 (0.37%) Lombardi
General
1 53 (19.49%) Finance
2 16 (5.88%) Retail
3 11 (4.04%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.68%) Banking
5 6 (2.21%) Back Office
5 6 (2.21%) Legal
6 4 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.74%) Advertising
7 2 (0.74%) Local Government
7 2 (0.74%) Marketing
8 1 (0.37%) Billing
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (15.44%) .NET
2 18 (6.62%) CSS
2 18 (6.62%) HTML
3 15 (5.51%) XML
4 13 (4.78%) Web Services
5 11 (4.04%) Middleware
5 11 (4.04%) jQuery
6 9 (3.31%) JSON
6 9 (3.31%) SOAP
7 8 (2.94%) Struts
7 8 (2.94%) JMS
7 8 (2.94%) HTML5
8 7 (2.57%) JSP
8 7 (2.57%) Spring
9 6 (2.21%) Ajax
9 6 (2.21%) REST
10 5 (1.84%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.84%) PhoneGap
10 5 (1.84%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (1.84%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.31%) Client/Server
2 9 (3.31%) CMDB
3 8 (2.94%) Celerra
3 8 (2.94%) Life Science
3 8 (2.94%) CLARiiON
4 7 (2.57%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.21%) Taxonomies
5 6 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.84%) User Experience
6 5 (1.84%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.84%) Clustering
7 4 (1.47%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.10%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.74%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.37%) DTV
10 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.37%) Replication
10 1 (0.37%) CESG
10 1 (0.37%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 64 (23.53%) Windows
2 16 (5.88%) UNIX
3 11 (4.04%) Linux
4 7 (2.57%) Windows 8
5 6 (2.21%) AIX
6 5 (1.84%) Android
6 5 (1.84%) Apple iOS
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 57 (20.96%) ITIL
2 53 (19.49%) Migration
2 53 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (11.03%) SOA
4 28 (10.29%) Scrum
5 25 (9.19%) TOGAF
6 23 (8.46%) CRM
7 22 (8.09%) Technical Architecture
7 22 (8.09%) Change Control
8 21 (7.72%) Content Management
9 19 (6.99%) Project Management
10 18 (6.62%) Data Migration
11 16 (5.88%) Network Design
12 15 (5.51%) Knowledge Management
13 14 (5.15%) Enterprise Architecture
13 14 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (5.15%) Waterfall
14 13 (4.78%) Mentoring
14 13 (4.78%) Service Management
15 12 (4.41%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 25 (9.19%) Java
2 17 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 15 (5.51%) SQL
4 7 (2.57%) C#
5 4 (1.47%) C
5 4 (1.47%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.74%) Perl
6 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.74%) XPath
7 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 61 (22.43%) Security Cleared
2 56 (20.59%) SC Cleared
3 28 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (9.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 22 (8.09%) MCSE
6 19 (6.99%) Citrix Certification
7 16 (5.88%) VTSP
8 15 (5.51%) CCA
9 14 (5.15%) MCITP
10 13 (4.78%) VCAP
11 12 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (4.04%) ISEB
13 10 (3.68%) CCEA
13 10 (3.68%) MCTS
13 10 (3.68%) Degree
14 9 (3.31%) CCIA
14 9 (3.31%) CCNP
15 8 (2.94%) MCP
15 8 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (2.94%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.31%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (16.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (13.97%) Active Directory
3 23 (8.46%) Hyper-V
4 19 (6.99%) vSphere
5 18 (6.62%) XenApp
6 17 (6.25%) XenDesktop
7 13 (4.78%) vCloud
8 9 (3.31%) Terminal Services
9 8 (2.94%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.10%) 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 7 (2.57%) XenMobile
2 6 (2.21%) SCCM
3 4 (1.47%) Windows Intune
3 4 (1.47%) 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 77 (28.31%) Microsoft
2 65 (23.90%) Cisco
3 62 (22.79%) VMware
4 50 (18.38%) Citrix
5 42 (15.44%) Oracle
6 33 (12.13%) HP
6 33 (12.13%) EMC
7 30 (11.03%) NetApp
8 26 (9.56%) IBM
9 25 (9.19%) Juniper
10 16 (5.88%) SAP
10 16 (5.88%) F5
11 11 (4.04%) 3PAR
11 11 (4.04%) Symantec
12 10 (3.68%) CheckPoint
13 9 (3.31%) BMC
14 7 (2.57%) Pega
14 7 (2.57%) Open Text
15 5 (1.84%) Sencha
15 5 (1.84%) Vitria
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