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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 33 27 53
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 128 141 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.31% 7.08% 4.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.76% 7.52% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 99 119 75
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,800 £50,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.62%
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
1893 1876 1917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.34% 94.22% 93.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1623 1699
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 31 July 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 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 88 (35.34%) Microsoft
2 60 (24.10%) Cisco
2 60 (24.10%) Security Cleared
3 54 (21.69%) SC Cleared
4 47 (18.88%) MS Excel
5 46 (18.47%) Data Centre
6 44 (17.67%) Active Directory
6 44 (17.67%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (16.47%) .NET
8 40 (16.06%) SharePoint
8 40 (16.06%) VMware
8 40 (16.06%) Migration
9 35 (14.06%) Windows
9 35 (14.06%) Cisco Certification
10 32 (12.85%) Content Management
11 28 (11.24%) IBM
11 28 (11.24%) LAN
11 28 (11.24%) Office 365
12 26 (10.44%) CSS
12 26 (10.44%) Citrix
12 26 (10.44%) HP
13 25 (10.04%) Oracle
13 25 (10.04%) WAN
13 25 (10.04%) SharePoint 2013
13 25 (10.04%) DV Cleared
13 25 (10.04%) Hyper-V
14 24 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (9.24%) SCCM
15 23 (9.24%) UNIX
15 23 (9.24%) ITIL

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 40 (16.06%) SharePoint
2 25 (10.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 22 (8.84%) MS Exchange
4 21 (8.43%) SharePoint 2010
5 14 (5.62%) Documentum
6 13 (5.22%) Alfresco
7 11 (4.42%) Lync
8 5 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2000
8 5 (2.01%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.61%) Apache
9 4 (1.61%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.20%) JBoss
11 2 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.40%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 47 (18.88%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.83%) InfoPath
3 9 (3.61%) MS Office
4 2 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (4.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.40%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.40%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.40%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.24%) Office 365
2 6 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.01%) IaaS
4 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.24%) LAN
2 25 (10.04%) WAN
3 21 (8.43%) Network Security
4 16 (6.43%) Wireless
4 16 (6.43%) Cisco Nexus
4 16 (6.43%) Firewall
5 13 (5.22%) Wireless Security
6 11 (4.42%) OSPF
6 11 (4.42%) BGP
6 11 (4.42%) VPN
7 7 (2.81%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.41%) MPLS
8 6 (2.41%) FWSM
9 5 (2.01%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (2.01%) VLAN
9 5 (2.01%) HSRP
9 5 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.61%) Intranet
10 4 (1.61%) DNS
10 4 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (3.21%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.81%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.41%) OLAP
6 5 (2.01%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.40%) MySQL
10 1 (0.40%) DataStage
10 1 (0.40%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (8.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (1.61%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.61%) NetBeans
3 4 (1.61%) Subversion
3 4 (1.61%) Maven
3 4 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (1.61%) Ant
4 2 (0.80%) RequisitePro
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.40%) WebSpeed
General
1 22 (8.84%) Retail
2 21 (8.43%) Finance
3 5 (2.01%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.01%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.20%) Legal
5 2 (0.80%) Banking
5 2 (0.80%) Publishing
5 2 (0.80%) Marketing
5 2 (0.80%) German Language
6 1 (0.40%) Billing
6 1 (0.40%) Games
6 1 (0.40%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.47%) .NET
2 26 (10.44%) CSS
3 21 (8.43%) XSLT
3 21 (8.43%) HTML
4 19 (7.63%) HTML5
5 9 (3.61%) Web Services
6 6 (2.41%) Itk
7 5 (2.01%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (2.01%) XML
7 5 (2.01%) SOAP
7 5 (2.01%) J2EE
8 4 (1.61%) JSP
8 4 (1.61%) Struts
8 4 (1.61%) DOM
8 4 (1.61%) JMX
8 4 (1.61%) JMS
8 4 (1.61%) CGI
8 4 (1.61%) JavaBeans
8 4 (1.61%) JAXB
8 4 (1.61%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.47%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.43%) Data Integration
3 10 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.81%) Data Structures
4 7 (2.81%) GIS
4 7 (2.81%) Clustering
5 6 (2.41%) Informatics
5 6 (2.41%) NHS
5 6 (2.41%) Health Informatics
6 4 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.61%) Life Science
6 4 (1.61%) User Experience
7 3 (1.20%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.20%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.80%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.80%) LPAR
8 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (14.06%) Windows
2 23 (9.24%) UNIX
3 10 (4.02%) Linux
4 9 (3.61%) AIX
5 8 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.81%) Solaris
7 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.40%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (17.67%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (16.06%) Migration
3 32 (12.85%) Content Management
4 23 (9.24%) ITIL
5 20 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (8.03%) Scrum
6 17 (6.83%) Technical Architecture
7 16 (6.43%) Document Management
8 15 (6.02%) Network Design
8 15 (6.02%) Enterprise Architecture
9 14 (5.62%) TOGAF
10 13 (5.22%) ETL
10 13 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (5.22%) Service Delivery
11 12 (4.82%) Data Modelling
11 12 (4.82%) CRM
12 11 (4.42%) Information Security
12 11 (4.42%) Business Development
12 11 (4.42%) Change Control
13 10 (4.02%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.84%) SQL
2 16 (6.43%) Java
3 13 (5.22%) C#
4 11 (4.42%) Shell Script
5 9 (3.61%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.21%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.01%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.61%) Perl
8 4 (1.61%) XPath
9 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (24.10%) Security Cleared
2 54 (21.69%) SC Cleared
3 35 (14.06%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (10.04%) DV Cleared
5 18 (7.23%) CCNP
6 15 (6.02%) Degree
7 13 (5.22%) CCIE
7 13 (5.22%) HP ASE
8 11 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (2.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.01%) MCSE
11 5 (2.01%) MCP
11 5 (2.01%) CCDP
12 4 (1.61%) MCSD
13 3 (1.20%) MCITP
14 2 (0.80%) GIAC
14 2 (0.80%) CISSP
14 2 (0.80%) VCDX
14 2 (0.80%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.81%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.41%) HL7
3 4 (1.61%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 44 (17.67%) Active Directory
2 25 (10.04%) Hyper-V
3 24 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.81%) Firmware
5 5 (2.01%) Terminal Services
5 5 (2.01%) XenApp
5 5 (2.01%) vSphere
6 4 (1.61%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.61%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.80%) vCloud
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 23 (9.24%) SCCM
2 11 (4.42%) SCOM
3 5 (2.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.80%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.80%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.40%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 88 (35.34%) Microsoft
2 60 (24.10%) Cisco
3 40 (16.06%) VMware
4 28 (11.24%) IBM
5 26 (10.44%) HP
5 26 (10.44%) Citrix
6 25 (10.04%) Oracle
7 21 (8.43%) F5
8 20 (8.03%) CheckPoint
9 16 (6.43%) EMC
10 15 (6.02%) Juniper
11 13 (5.22%) Huawei
11 13 (5.22%) OpenText
12 8 (3.21%) Red Hat
13 6 (2.41%) NetApp
13 6 (2.41%) Computacenter
13 6 (2.41%) Cognos
14 5 (2.01%) SAP
15 4 (1.61%) Informatica
15 4 (1.61%) Dell
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive Salary + fully flexible benefits scheme + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 17 days ago