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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 36 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 108 131 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.10% 7.19% 7.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.31% 7.55% 7.88%
Number of salaries quoted 75 110 87
Average salary £57,500 £62,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
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
1711 1735 1600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.67% 95.23% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1382 1527 1345
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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 22 May 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 83 (38.97%) Microsoft
2 58 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (25.35%) Security Cleared
4 48 (22.54%) SC Cleared
4 48 (22.54%) VMware
5 45 (21.13%) Cisco
5 45 (21.13%) Windows
6 44 (20.66%) SharePoint
7 43 (20.19%) .NET
8 41 (19.25%) Active Directory
9 38 (17.84%) Content Management
10 36 (16.90%) MS Excel
11 35 (16.43%) Citrix
11 35 (16.43%) Migration
12 32 (15.02%) Office 365
13 29 (13.62%) Scrum
14 28 (13.15%) VMware Infrastructure
14 28 (13.15%) SharePoint 2013
15 27 (12.68%) Visual Studio
15 27 (12.68%) CSS
16 26 (12.21%) ITIL
16 26 (12.21%) SQL Server
17 25 (11.74%) IBM
17 25 (11.74%) SharePoint 2010
18 24 (11.27%) Technical Architecture
19 22 (10.33%) DV Cleared
19 22 (10.33%) HTML
20 21 (9.86%) MS Exchange
20 21 (9.86%) Retail
21 20 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 44 (20.66%) SharePoint
2 28 (13.15%) SharePoint 2013
3 25 (11.74%) SharePoint 2010
4 21 (9.86%) MS Exchange
5 14 (6.57%) Documentum
6 13 (6.10%) Alfresco
7 10 (4.69%) WebLogic
8 8 (3.76%) Lync
9 7 (3.29%) Tomcat
10 6 (2.82%) Apache
10 6 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2000
11 5 (2.35%) JBoss
12 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.94%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.94%) CMS
13 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 36 (16.90%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.57%) InfoPath
3 11 (5.16%) MS Office
4 2 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.88%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.41%) Scribe Insight
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 32 (15.02%) Office 365
2 5 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (0.94%) SaaS
3 2 (0.94%) IaaS
4 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.39%) Firewall
2 18 (8.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (6.57%) WAN
4 13 (6.10%) LAN
5 10 (4.69%) OSPF
5 10 (4.69%) BGP
5 10 (4.69%) VPN
6 9 (4.23%) MPLS
6 9 (4.23%) SAN
7 8 (3.76%) DNS
8 7 (3.29%) Wireless
8 7 (3.29%) TCP/IP
9 6 (2.82%) VLAN
10 5 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (2.35%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (2.35%) Wireshark
10 5 (2.35%) HTTPS
10 5 (2.35%) FWSM
10 5 (2.35%) HSRP
11 4 (1.88%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.10%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.16%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.94%) DB2
5 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.47%) DataStage
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (12.68%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.82%) Ant
2 6 (2.82%) Eclipse
2 6 (2.82%) Maven
2 6 (2.82%) Subversion
2 6 (2.82%) NetBeans
3 5 (2.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (2.35%) RequisitePro
4 4 (1.88%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.47%) Lombardi
General
1 21 (9.86%) Retail
2 17 (7.98%) Finance
3 6 (2.82%) Legal
4 2 (0.94%) German Language
4 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.94%) Advertising
5 1 (0.47%) Banking
5 1 (0.47%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (20.19%) .NET
2 27 (12.68%) CSS
3 22 (10.33%) HTML
4 20 (9.39%) XSLT
5 16 (7.51%) Web Services
5 16 (7.51%) HTML5
6 12 (5.63%) SOAP
7 9 (4.23%) XML
8 7 (3.29%) Spring
8 7 (3.29%) JMS
8 7 (3.29%) Struts
8 7 (3.29%) JSP
8 7 (3.29%) J2EE
9 6 (2.82%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (2.82%) Mustache
9 6 (2.82%) Backbone.js
9 6 (2.82%) JavaBeans
9 6 (2.82%) JAXB
9 6 (2.82%) SAX
9 6 (2.82%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.16%) Clustering
2 7 (3.29%) Client/Server
2 7 (3.29%) GIS
3 6 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.35%) Informatics
4 5 (2.35%) NHS
4 5 (2.35%) Health Informatics
4 5 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.88%) User Experience
5 4 (1.88%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.88%) Life Science
6 3 (1.41%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.41%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.94%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.94%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (21.13%) Windows
2 14 (6.57%) UNIX
3 11 (5.16%) Linux
4 1 (0.47%) Android
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.47%) AIX
4 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (17.84%) Content Management
3 35 (16.43%) Migration
4 29 (13.62%) Scrum
5 26 (12.21%) ITIL
6 24 (11.27%) Technical Architecture
7 20 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (7.51%) Change Control
9 14 (6.57%) Document Management
10 13 (6.10%) Service Delivery
11 12 (5.63%) CRM
11 12 (5.63%) TOGAF
12 11 (5.16%) Enterprise Architecture
12 11 (5.16%) ETL
13 10 (4.69%) Unit Testing
14 9 (4.23%) Network Design
14 9 (4.23%) Mentoring
15 8 (3.76%) Service Management
15 8 (3.76%) SOA
15 8 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.39%) SQL
2 18 (8.45%) Java
3 14 (6.57%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.69%) C#
5 6 (2.82%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.82%) Perl
5 6 (2.82%) XPath
6 3 (1.41%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.41%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (25.35%) Security Cleared
2 48 (22.54%) SC Cleared
3 22 (10.33%) DV Cleared
4 15 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (5.63%) Degree
6 11 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (2.82%) MCP
9 6 (2.82%) MCSE
10 5 (2.35%) CCNP
10 5 (2.35%) CCDP
11 4 (1.88%) CCNA
11 4 (1.88%) MCSD
11 4 (1.88%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.41%) CCA
12 3 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.94%) CCEA
13 2 (0.94%) CCIE
14 1 (0.47%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.23%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.35%) HL7
3 4 (1.88%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.41%) QA
5 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (19.25%) Active Directory
2 28 (13.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (8.92%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.76%) XenApp
4 8 (3.76%) vSphere
5 6 (2.82%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.82%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.41%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.94%) XenServer
7 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (8.92%) SCCM
2 6 (2.82%) SCOM
3 3 (1.41%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.41%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.94%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 83 (38.97%) Microsoft
2 48 (22.54%) VMware
3 45 (21.13%) Cisco
4 35 (16.43%) Citrix
5 25 (11.74%) IBM
6 20 (9.39%) EMC
7 19 (8.92%) Oracle
8 18 (8.45%) HP
9 13 (6.10%) OpenText
9 13 (6.10%) NetApp
10 9 (4.23%) Juniper
11 6 (2.82%) 3PAR
11 6 (2.82%) Symantec
11 6 (2.82%) Computacenter
12 5 (2.35%) F5
13 4 (1.88%) Talend
13 4 (1.88%) Informatica
13 4 (1.88%) Dell
13 4 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.88%) SAP
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