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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 33 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 134 114 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.49% 6.06% 7.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.82% 6.44% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 109 76 109
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 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £63,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +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
1964 1771 1587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.11% 94.20% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1795 1575 1380
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 £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
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 19 December 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 86 (28.48%) Microsoft
2 72 (23.84%) Security Cleared
3 71 (23.51%) Cisco
4 67 (22.19%) SC Cleared
5 66 (21.85%) VMware
6 63 (20.86%) ITIL
7 62 (20.53%) Finance
8 59 (19.54%) Migration
9 57 (18.87%) Citrix
9 57 (18.87%) Windows
10 55 (18.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 50 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
12 49 (16.23%) Oracle
13 46 (15.23%) SharePoint
14 43 (14.24%) .NET
15 38 (12.58%) EMC
15 38 (12.58%) SOA
16 37 (12.25%) MS Excel
17 35 (11.59%) Active Directory
18 31 (10.26%) NetApp
18 31 (10.26%) SQL Server
19 30 (9.93%) TOGAF
19 30 (9.93%) Microsoft Certification
19 30 (9.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 30 (9.93%) MS Exchange
20 29 (9.60%) Java
20 29 (9.60%) Project Management
20 29 (9.60%) CRM
21 27 (8.94%) HP
21 27 (8.94%) Data Migration

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 46 (15.23%) SharePoint
2 30 (9.93%) MS Exchange
3 23 (7.62%) SharePoint 2010
4 21 (6.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 20 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (4.97%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (3.64%) WebLogic
8 9 (2.98%) Tomcat
8 9 (2.98%) SharePoint Server
9 8 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2000
9 8 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.99%) JBoss
11 4 (1.32%) Apache
11 4 (1.32%) Node.js
11 4 (1.32%) Lync
11 4 (1.32%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.99%) IIS
13 2 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 37 (12.25%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (2.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.32%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (1.32%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.66%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.66%) SAP QM
5 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.33%) AquaLogic BPM
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.95%) Office 365
2 9 (2.98%) SuccessFactors
2 9 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.32%) SaaS
4 3 (0.99%) PaaS
5 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.95%) Firewall
2 22 (7.28%) Wireless
3 20 (6.62%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (4.30%) SAN
5 12 (3.97%) WAAS
6 10 (3.31%) NetScaler
7 7 (2.32%) Unified Communications
8 6 (1.99%) NAS
8 6 (1.99%) Network Security
9 5 (1.66%) WAN
10 4 (1.32%) LAN
11 3 (0.99%) DNS
11 3 (0.99%) Wireless Security
12 2 (0.66%) IPv6
12 2 (0.66%) DHCP
12 2 (0.66%) HTTP
12 2 (0.66%) OSPF
13 1 (0.33%) Internet
13 1 (0.33%) MPLS
13 1 (0.33%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (2.65%) EDRMS
4 8 (2.65%) RDBMS
4 8 (2.65%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.32%) DB2
6 6 (1.99%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (1.66%) Big Data
8 2 (0.66%) MySQL
8 2 (0.66%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 19 (6.29%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.32%) Ant
2 7 (2.32%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.66%) JIRA
4 4 (1.32%) Subversion
5 2 (0.66%) Maven
5 2 (0.66%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.66%) NetBeans
5 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.33%) JUnit
6 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 62 (20.53%) Finance
2 17 (5.63%) Retail
3 13 (4.30%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.31%) Banking
5 8 (2.65%) Back Office
6 6 (1.99%) Legal
7 5 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.32%) Advertising
8 4 (1.32%) Front Office
8 4 (1.32%) Local Government
8 4 (1.32%) Marketing
9 2 (0.66%) Electronics
10 1 (0.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (14.24%) .NET
2 17 (5.63%) HTML
3 16 (5.30%) CSS
4 14 (4.64%) XML
5 12 (3.97%) Middleware
6 9 (2.98%) jQuery
6 9 (2.98%) Web Services
7 8 (2.65%) Struts
7 8 (2.65%) JMS
7 8 (2.65%) HTML5
8 7 (2.32%) JSP
8 7 (2.32%) J2EE
8 7 (2.32%) ASP.NET
8 7 (2.32%) Spring
8 7 (2.32%) Ajax
8 7 (2.32%) JSON
9 6 (1.99%) SOAP
9 6 (1.99%) WebCenter
10 5 (1.66%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.66%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.30%) CMDB
3 12 (3.97%) Celerra
3 12 (3.97%) CLARiiON
4 9 (2.98%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.65%) Taxonomies
5 8 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.32%) Life Science
6 7 (2.32%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.66%) User Experience
8 4 (1.32%) FlexPod
8 4 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.32%) Social Media
9 3 (0.99%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.66%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.66%) DTV
10 2 (0.66%) Clustering
10 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.33%) Replication
11 1 (0.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 57 (18.87%) Windows
2 16 (5.30%) UNIX
3 10 (3.31%) Windows 8
4 9 (2.98%) Linux
5 5 (1.66%) AIX
5 5 (1.66%) Android
5 5 (1.66%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.66%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.33%) SUSE
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (20.86%) ITIL
2 59 (19.54%) Migration
3 50 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (12.58%) SOA
5 30 (9.93%) TOGAF
6 29 (9.60%) Project Management
6 29 (9.60%) CRM
7 27 (8.94%) Data Migration
8 23 (7.62%) Scrum
9 22 (7.28%) Change Control
10 21 (6.95%) Knowledge Management
11 20 (6.62%) Network Design
11 20 (6.62%) Technical Architecture
12 19 (6.29%) Service Management
12 19 (6.29%) Waterfall
13 16 (5.30%) Mentoring
13 16 (5.30%) Content Management
13 16 (5.30%) Enterprise Architecture
14 15 (4.97%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (4.64%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.60%) Java
2 15 (4.97%) JavaScript
3 10 (3.31%) SQL
4 9 (2.98%) C#
5 4 (1.32%) C
6 3 (0.99%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.99%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.66%) Ruby
7 2 (0.66%) XPath
7 2 (0.66%) Perl
8 1 (0.33%) C++
8 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (23.84%) Security Cleared
2 67 (22.19%) SC Cleared
3 30 (9.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 30 (9.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (8.28%) MCSE
5 24 (7.95%) Citrix Certification
6 21 (6.95%) MCITP
7 20 (6.62%) VTSP
7 20 (6.62%) CCA
8 17 (5.63%) MCTS
9 16 (5.30%) VCAP
10 15 (4.97%) Degree
11 14 (4.64%) ISEB
12 13 (4.30%) CCEA
12 13 (4.30%) CCIA
13 12 (3.97%) NCDA
13 12 (3.97%) NCIE
13 12 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (3.64%) CCNP
15 10 (3.31%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.64%) QA
2 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (18.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (11.59%) Active Directory
3 25 (8.28%) Hyper-V
4 23 (7.62%) XenDesktop
5 22 (7.28%) vSphere
6 19 (6.29%) XenApp
7 16 (5.30%) vCloud
8 9 (2.98%) Terminal Services
9 8 (2.65%) VMware ESX
10 7 (2.32%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.33%) XenServer
12 1 (0.33%) IAG
12 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.33%) SRDF
12 1 (0.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 10 (3.31%) XenMobile
2 5 (1.66%) SCCM
3 4 (1.32%) Windows Intune
3 4 (1.32%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.66%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (0.66%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.66%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.66%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.33%) SCOM
5 1 (0.33%) MOM
5 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 86 (28.48%) Microsoft
2 71 (23.51%) Cisco
3 66 (21.85%) VMware
4 57 (18.87%) Citrix
5 49 (16.23%) Oracle
6 38 (12.58%) EMC
7 31 (10.26%) NetApp
8 27 (8.94%) HP
9 25 (8.28%) Juniper
10 22 (7.28%) IBM
11 19 (6.29%) SAP
11 19 (6.29%) F5
12 13 (4.30%) BMC
12 13 (4.30%) Symantec
12 13 (4.30%) 3PAR
13 11 (3.64%) CheckPoint
14 9 (2.98%) Open Text
15 6 (1.99%) AppSense
15 6 (1.99%) Pega
15 6 (1.99%) Hyperion
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Bens and package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Company Car + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £750000 per annum + corporate benefits & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago