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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 26 43 24
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 147 99 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.77% 4.62% 6.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.18% 4.93% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 125 90 94
Average salary £65,000 £64,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.77% +3.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £54,300
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £79,250
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £61,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +2.50%
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
2048 2009 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.33% 93.75% 93.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1737 1798 1351
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 83 (29.86%) Microsoft
2 61 (21.94%) VMware
3 59 (21.22%) Cisco
3 59 (21.22%) Security Cleared
4 57 (20.50%) SC Cleared
5 56 (20.14%) Finance
6 48 (17.27%) Project Management
6 48 (17.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 47 (16.91%) Windows
8 41 (14.75%) ITIL
8 41 (14.75%) Citrix
9 40 (14.39%) Oracle
10 39 (14.03%) Business Development
11 37 (13.31%) MS Excel
12 35 (12.59%) Migration
13 34 (12.23%) Degree
14 30 (10.79%) Firewall
14 30 (10.79%) CRM
15 29 (10.43%) MS Exchange
15 29 (10.43%) SOA
15 29 (10.43%) Active Directory
16 27 (9.71%) Microsoft Certification
17 26 (9.35%) Java
18 25 (8.99%) MCSE
19 24 (8.63%) SharePoint
19 24 (8.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 23 (8.27%) TOGAF
20 23 (8.27%) Hyper-V
21 22 (7.91%) Data Migration
22 21 (7.55%) Network Design

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 29 (10.43%) MS Exchange
2 24 (8.63%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.40%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (5.04%) SharePoint Server
5 13 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (3.96%) Lync
8 8 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (2.88%) WebLogic
9 7 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (1.08%) CMS
11 3 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.72%) Node.js
12 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.72%) SAS
12 2 (0.72%) Documentum
12 2 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.36%) FileNet
Applications
1 37 (13.31%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.52%) Oracle ERP
1 7 (2.52%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.36%) Pivotal CRM
4 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.36%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.36%) INSURE/90
4 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.24%) Office 365
2 8 (2.88%) IaaS
3 6 (2.16%) SaaS
4 3 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.79%) Firewall
2 14 (5.04%) Network Security
2 14 (5.04%) Wireless
3 9 (3.24%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (2.52%) MPLS
4 7 (2.52%) WAAS
5 6 (2.16%) Unified Communications
5 6 (2.16%) LAN
5 6 (2.16%) WAN
5 6 (2.16%) IP Telephony
6 4 (1.44%) OSPF
6 4 (1.44%) BGP
7 3 (1.08%) IPsec
7 3 (1.08%) SAN
7 3 (1.08%) PBX
7 3 (1.08%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.36%) Intranet
8 1 (0.36%) Extranet
8 1 (0.36%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.96%) Big Data
3 10 (3.60%) EDRMS
4 7 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.16%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.08%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.08%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.08%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.72%) BODI
7 2 (0.72%) Base SAS
7 2 (0.72%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.72%) MySQL
7 2 (0.72%) DB2
7 2 (0.72%) OLAP
8 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.36%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.36%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.08%) LSMW
2 3 (1.08%) Ant
3 2 (0.72%) JIRA
3 2 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.72%) ERwin
4 1 (0.36%) Maven
4 1 (0.36%) Subversion
4 1 (0.36%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.36%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.36%) Hudson
General
1 56 (20.14%) Finance
2 12 (4.32%) Retail
3 11 (3.96%) Legal
4 10 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.60%) Front Office
4 10 (3.60%) Back Office
5 7 (2.52%) Banking
6 6 (2.16%) Local Government
7 5 (1.80%) Marketing
8 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.72%) Advertising
10 1 (0.36%) Billing
10 1 (0.36%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.83%) .NET
2 8 (2.88%) J2EE
2 8 (2.88%) Middleware
3 6 (2.16%) WebCenter
3 6 (2.16%) XML
4 5 (1.80%) HTML
5 4 (1.44%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.08%) JSP
6 3 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (1.08%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.08%) Ajax
6 3 (1.08%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.72%) WCF
7 2 (0.72%) JSON
7 2 (0.72%) RESTful
7 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.72%) jQuery
7 2 (0.72%) PhoneGap
7 2 (0.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (0.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.40%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (3.60%) Taxonomies
3 7 (2.52%) CLARiiON
3 7 (2.52%) Celerra
3 7 (2.52%) CMDB
4 5 (1.80%) Social Media
4 5 (1.80%) Open Source
5 3 (1.08%) GIS
5 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.08%) Clustering
5 3 (1.08%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.08%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.72%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.72%) Human Factors
6 2 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.72%) NHS
6 2 (0.72%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.72%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.36%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 47 (16.91%) Windows
2 14 (5.04%) Windows 7
3 7 (2.52%) UNIX
4 5 (1.80%) Windows 8
5 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.08%) Linux
7 2 (0.72%) Android
7 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.72%) AIX
8 1 (0.36%) Solaris
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (17.27%) Project Management
2 41 (14.75%) ITIL
3 39 (14.03%) Business Development
4 35 (12.59%) Migration
5 30 (10.79%) CRM
6 29 (10.43%) SOA
7 23 (8.27%) TOGAF
8 22 (7.91%) Data Migration
9 21 (7.55%) Network Design
10 19 (6.83%) ERP
10 19 (6.83%) Enterprise Architecture
11 18 (6.47%) Analytics
12 17 (6.12%) Knowledge Management
13 16 (5.76%) Waterfall
13 16 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (5.04%) Service Delivery
15 13 (4.68%) Data Modelling
15 13 (4.68%) Technical Architecture
15 13 (4.68%) Customer Engagement
15 13 (4.68%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 26 (9.35%) Java
2 7 (2.52%) C#
3 6 (2.16%) SQL
4 4 (1.44%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.08%) ABAP
6 2 (0.72%) Ruby
6 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.72%) C++
6 2 (0.72%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.36%) Perl
7 1 (0.36%) PHP
7 1 (0.36%) VC++
7 1 (0.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 59 (21.22%) Security Cleared
2 57 (20.50%) SC Cleared
3 34 (12.23%) Degree
4 27 (9.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (8.99%) MCSE
6 24 (8.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (4.68%) MCTS
8 13 (4.68%) MCITP
9 11 (3.96%) Citrix Certification
10 10 (3.60%) CCA
10 10 (3.60%) CCIE
10 10 (3.60%) CCNP
11 8 (2.88%) CCIA
11 8 (2.88%) ISEB
11 8 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (2.52%) CCEA
12 7 (2.52%) VCAP
12 7 (2.52%) VTSP
12 7 (2.52%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.60%) QA
1 10 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
4 1 (0.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 48 (17.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (10.43%) Active Directory
3 23 (8.27%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.96%) XenDesktop
5 10 (3.60%) vSphere
6 8 (2.88%) XenApp
6 8 (2.88%) vCloud
7 5 (1.80%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.44%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.36%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.36%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (6.12%) SCCM
2 15 (5.40%) SCOM
3 3 (1.08%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.72%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.72%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.72%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 83 (29.86%) Microsoft
2 61 (21.94%) VMware
3 59 (21.22%) Cisco
4 41 (14.75%) Citrix
5 40 (14.39%) Oracle
6 21 (7.55%) EMC
7 20 (7.19%) NetApp
7 20 (7.19%) SAP
8 18 (6.47%) Juniper
9 14 (5.04%) CheckPoint
10 13 (4.68%) F5
11 11 (3.96%) Open Text
11 11 (3.96%) HP
11 11 (3.96%) McAfee
12 10 (3.60%) Symantec
12 10 (3.60%) Sourcefire
13 9 (3.24%) 3PAR
13 9 (3.24%) Splunk
14 7 (2.52%) BMC
15 6 (2.16%) Hyperion
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