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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 27 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 166 120 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.40% 5.88% 8.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.80% 6.23% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 127 87 110
Average salary £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,000 £77,750
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
2128 1927 1568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.87% 94.41% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1924 1736 1343
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
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 28 November 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 94 (30.13%) Microsoft
2 76 (24.36%) Security Cleared
3 75 (24.04%) Cisco
4 72 (23.08%) VMware
5 71 (22.76%) SC Cleared
6 70 (22.44%) Finance
7 64 (20.51%) ITIL
8 59 (18.91%) VMware Infrastructure
9 58 (18.59%) Citrix
9 58 (18.59%) Migration
10 56 (17.95%) Windows
11 48 (15.38%) SharePoint
11 48 (15.38%) Oracle
12 46 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (13.14%) MS Excel
14 40 (12.82%) .NET
15 38 (12.18%) SOA
16 36 (11.54%) Active Directory
16 36 (11.54%) EMC
16 36 (11.54%) MS Exchange
17 35 (11.22%) Project Management
18 32 (10.26%) TOGAF
19 31 (9.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 31 (9.94%) NetApp
19 31 (9.94%) Microsoft Certification
20 29 (9.29%) Hyper-V
20 29 (9.29%) HP
20 29 (9.29%) CRM
21 28 (8.97%) MCSE
21 28 (8.97%) SQL Server

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 48 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 36 (11.54%) MS Exchange
3 21 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (6.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 20 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
6 12 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (3.53%) Lync
8 8 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2000
9 7 (2.24%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.92%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.28%) Node.js
11 4 (1.28%) JBoss
12 3 (0.96%) IIS
12 3 (0.96%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.64%) nginx
13 2 (0.64%) Apache
Applications
1 41 (13.14%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (2.24%) Oracle ERP
1 7 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.96%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.64%) SAP QM
4 2 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.64%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.32%) AquaLogic BPM
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.37%) Office 365
2 9 (2.88%) SuccessFactors
3 7 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.24%) SaaS
4 6 (1.92%) IaaS
5 2 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.01%) Firewall
2 23 (7.37%) Wireless
3 21 (6.73%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (3.85%) WAAS
5 11 (3.53%) SAN
6 10 (3.21%) Unified Communications
6 10 (3.21%) NetScaler
7 6 (1.92%) Network Security
7 6 (1.92%) NAS
8 3 (0.96%) Wireless Security
8 3 (0.96%) IP Telephony
8 3 (0.96%) LAN
8 3 (0.96%) PBX
8 3 (0.96%) WAN
9 2 (0.64%) DHCP
9 2 (0.64%) HTTP
9 2 (0.64%) DNS
9 2 (0.64%) IPv6
9 2 (0.64%) OSPF
10 1 (0.32%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (3.21%) EDRMS
5 6 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (1.92%) Big Data
6 5 (1.60%) DB2
7 4 (1.28%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.28%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.64%) MySQL
8 2 (0.64%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.32%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.60%) JIRA
3 5 (1.60%) Ant
4 2 (0.64%) Subversion
4 2 (0.64%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.32%) JUnit
5 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.32%) Axure RP
General
1 70 (22.44%) Finance
2 16 (5.13%) Retail
3 13 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.21%) Back Office
4 10 (3.21%) Banking
5 6 (1.92%) Legal
6 5 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.60%) Front Office
7 4 (1.28%) Local Government
7 4 (1.28%) Marketing
8 3 (0.96%) Advertising
9 2 (0.64%) Electronics
10 1 (0.32%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (12.82%) .NET
2 16 (5.13%) HTML
3 14 (4.49%) CSS
4 12 (3.85%) XML
5 11 (3.53%) Middleware
6 8 (2.56%) jQuery
6 8 (2.56%) HTML5
7 7 (2.24%) Ajax
8 6 (1.92%) JSON
8 6 (1.92%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.92%) Web Services
8 6 (1.92%) WebCenter
9 5 (1.60%) PhoneGap
9 5 (1.60%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.60%) Struts
9 5 (1.60%) JMS
9 5 (1.60%) JSP
9 5 (1.60%) Application Packaging
9 5 (1.60%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (1.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.17%) CMDB
3 12 (3.85%) Celerra
3 12 (3.85%) CLARiiON
4 10 (3.21%) Taxonomies
4 10 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.24%) Life Science
6 6 (1.92%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.92%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.92%) User Experience
7 5 (1.60%) Social Media
7 5 (1.60%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.28%) FlexPod
9 3 (0.96%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.64%) DTV
10 2 (0.64%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.32%) Replication
11 1 (0.32%) Clustering
11 1 (0.32%) CESG
11 1 (0.32%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 56 (17.95%) Windows
2 17 (5.45%) UNIX
3 10 (3.21%) Windows 8
4 9 (2.88%) Linux
5 5 (1.60%) AIX
5 5 (1.60%) Android
5 5 (1.60%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.60%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.32%) SUSE
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (20.51%) ITIL
2 58 (18.59%) Migration
3 46 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (12.18%) SOA
5 35 (11.22%) Project Management
6 32 (10.26%) TOGAF
7 29 (9.29%) CRM
8 27 (8.65%) Data Migration
9 23 (7.37%) Knowledge Management
10 22 (7.05%) Network Design
10 22 (7.05%) Scrum
11 21 (6.73%) Waterfall
12 20 (6.41%) Change Control
13 19 (6.09%) Service Management
14 18 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (5.77%) Technical Architecture
15 16 (5.13%) Enterprise Architecture
16 15 (4.81%) Business Development
17 14 (4.49%) Release Management
18 13 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.33%) Java
2 12 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 9 (2.88%) C#
3 9 (2.88%) SQL
4 4 (1.28%) C
5 3 (0.96%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.64%) C++
6 2 (0.64%) Ruby
6 2 (0.64%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.32%) VC++
7 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (24.36%) Security Cleared
2 71 (22.76%) SC Cleared
3 31 (9.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 31 (9.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (8.97%) MCSE
5 24 (7.69%) MCITP
6 23 (7.37%) Citrix Certification
7 20 (6.41%) MCTS
7 20 (6.41%) VTSP
8 19 (6.09%) CCA
9 17 (5.45%) Degree
10 16 (5.13%) VCAP
10 16 (5.13%) ISEB
11 15 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (4.49%) CCNP
13 13 (4.17%) CCIA
14 12 (3.85%) NCDA
14 12 (3.85%) NCIE
14 12 (3.85%) CCEA
15 10 (3.21%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.85%) QA
2 5 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 5 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (18.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 29 (9.29%) Hyper-V
4 22 (7.05%) XenDesktop
4 22 (7.05%) vSphere
5 18 (5.77%) XenApp
6 16 (5.13%) vCloud
7 8 (2.56%) Terminal Services
8 7 (2.24%) VMware ESX
9 6 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.32%) XenServer
10 1 (0.32%) IAG
10 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.32%) SRDF
10 1 (0.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 10 (3.21%) XenMobile
2 5 (1.60%) SCCM
3 4 (1.28%) Windows Intune
3 4 (1.28%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.64%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.32%) SCOM
5 1 (0.32%) MOM
5 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.32%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 94 (30.13%) Microsoft
2 75 (24.04%) Cisco
3 72 (23.08%) VMware
4 58 (18.59%) Citrix
5 48 (15.38%) Oracle
6 36 (11.54%) EMC
7 31 (9.94%) NetApp
8 29 (9.29%) HP
9 27 (8.65%) Juniper
10 21 (6.73%) IBM
10 21 (6.73%) F5
11 20 (6.41%) SAP
12 13 (4.17%) BMC
12 13 (4.17%) 3PAR
13 12 (3.85%) Symantec
14 11 (3.53%) CheckPoint
14 11 (3.53%) Open Text
15 9 (2.88%) AppSense
16 6 (1.92%) Hyperion
17 5 (1.60%) Sencha
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 5 hours ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 3 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 18 days ago