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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 27 27 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 121 125 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.67% 6.93% 9.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.94% 7.23% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 89 103 122
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £47,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
1743 1730 1659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.14% 95.84% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1504 1383
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 17 April 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 75 (33.48%) Microsoft
2 57 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (24.55%) Security Cleared
4 48 (21.43%) Cisco
5 47 (20.98%) SC Cleared
6 46 (20.54%) Windows
7 44 (19.64%) SharePoint
8 43 (19.20%) .NET
8 43 (19.20%) VMware
9 39 (17.41%) ITIL
10 38 (16.96%) Citrix
11 37 (16.52%) Migration
12 33 (14.73%) Content Management
12 33 (14.73%) Oracle
13 31 (13.84%) SQL Server
13 31 (13.84%) Active Directory
14 29 (12.95%) Scrum
14 29 (12.95%) Office 365
15 28 (12.50%) Finance
15 28 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
15 28 (12.50%) IBM
16 27 (12.05%) Visual Studio
16 27 (12.05%) MS Excel
17 26 (11.61%) SharePoint 2013
17 26 (11.61%) HP
17 26 (11.61%) Retail
18 25 (11.16%) CSS
18 25 (11.16%) SharePoint 2010
19 24 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
20 23 (10.27%) SQL

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (19.64%) SharePoint
2 26 (11.61%) SharePoint 2013
3 25 (11.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (6.25%) MS Exchange
5 12 (5.36%) WebLogic
6 10 (4.46%) Tomcat
7 9 (4.02%) Documentum
7 9 (4.02%) Alfresco
8 8 (3.57%) JBoss
9 7 (3.13%) Lync
10 6 (2.68%) Apache
11 5 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.89%) CMS
12 2 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Foundation
13 1 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 27 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.36%) MS Office
3 9 (4.02%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (4.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.23%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.79%) Scribe Insight
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.95%) Office 365
2 6 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.89%) SaaS
3 2 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.45%) PaaS
4 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.38%) Firewall
2 16 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 15 (6.70%) SAN
4 11 (4.91%) Wireless
5 9 (4.02%) WAN
6 8 (3.57%) LAN
6 8 (3.57%) MPLS
6 8 (3.57%) OSPF
7 7 (3.13%) BGP
7 7 (3.13%) VPN
8 6 (2.68%) DNS
9 5 (2.23%) HTTPS
9 5 (2.23%) VLAN
9 5 (2.23%) Wireshark
10 4 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (1.79%) TCP/IP
10 4 (1.79%) HSRP
10 4 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.34%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.84%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 14 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.23%) DB2
5 3 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.45%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 27 (12.05%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.57%) Ant
3 6 (2.68%) Eclipse
3 6 (2.68%) NetBeans
3 6 (2.68%) Subversion
3 6 (2.68%) Maven
4 5 (2.23%) RequisitePro
5 4 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (1.79%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.89%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.89%) JIRA
7 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.45%) Lombardi
General
1 28 (12.50%) Finance
2 26 (11.61%) Retail
3 6 (2.68%) Legal
4 4 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.79%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.79%) Banking
5 2 (0.89%) Advertising
6 1 (0.45%) Electronics
6 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (19.20%) .NET
2 25 (11.16%) CSS
3 22 (9.82%) HTML
4 19 (8.48%) Web Services
5 15 (6.70%) XSLT
6 14 (6.25%) XML
6 14 (6.25%) SOAP
7 12 (5.36%) HTML5
8 10 (4.46%) Spring
8 10 (4.46%) Struts
8 10 (4.46%) JSP
8 10 (4.46%) JMS
9 7 (3.13%) J2EE
10 6 (2.68%) ASP.NET
10 6 (2.68%) DOM
10 6 (2.68%) JavaBeans
10 6 (2.68%) JAXB
10 6 (2.68%) SAX
10 6 (2.68%) Middleware
10 6 (2.68%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.46%) Client/Server
1 10 (4.46%) Clustering
2 8 (3.57%) Life Science
3 7 (3.13%) GIS
3 7 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.68%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.23%) User Experience
6 4 (1.79%) Health Informatics
6 4 (1.79%) Informatics
6 4 (1.79%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.79%) NHS
7 2 (0.89%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.45%) Social Network
8 1 (0.45%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.45%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 46 (20.54%) Windows
2 16 (7.14%) UNIX
3 9 (4.02%) Linux
4 2 (0.89%) Android
4 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.89%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.45%) AIX
5 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (17.41%) ITIL
3 37 (16.52%) Migration
4 33 (14.73%) Content Management
5 29 (12.95%) Scrum
6 28 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
7 19 (8.48%) Change Control
8 17 (7.59%) TOGAF
9 16 (7.14%) CRM
10 15 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
12 13 (5.80%) Network Design
13 12 (5.36%) SOA
13 12 (5.36%) Mentoring
14 11 (4.91%) ETL
14 11 (4.91%) Service Delivery
15 10 (4.46%) Business Development
15 10 (4.46%) Unit Testing
16 9 (4.02%) Document Management
16 9 (4.02%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.27%) SQL
2 22 (9.82%) Java
3 19 (8.48%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.57%) C#
5 6 (2.68%) Perl
5 6 (2.68%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.68%) XPath
6 4 (1.79%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.34%) C
7 3 (1.34%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.34%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (24.55%) Security Cleared
2 47 (20.98%) SC Cleared
3 17 (7.59%) Degree
4 15 (6.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (5.80%) DV Cleared
6 12 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (4.91%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (4.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (3.57%) CCNP
9 8 (3.57%) CCNA
10 6 (2.68%) MCSE
11 5 (2.23%) MCP
12 4 (1.79%) CCDP
12 4 (1.79%) CISSP
12 4 (1.79%) CCA
12 4 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.79%) JNCIA
13 3 (1.34%) CSSLP
13 3 (1.34%) CISM
13 3 (1.34%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.23%) QA
3 4 (1.79%) HL7
3 4 (1.79%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (13.84%) Active Directory
2 24 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.02%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.57%) XenApp
4 8 (3.57%) vSphere
5 6 (2.68%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.68%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.89%) XenServer
7 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (5.80%) SCCM
2 1 (0.45%) SCOM
2 1 (0.45%) ARCserve
2 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 75 (33.48%) Microsoft
2 48 (21.43%) Cisco
3 43 (19.20%) VMware
4 38 (16.96%) Citrix
5 33 (14.73%) Oracle
6 28 (12.50%) IBM
7 26 (11.61%) HP
8 20 (8.93%) EMC
9 16 (7.14%) Juniper
10 15 (6.70%) NetApp
11 9 (4.02%) OpenText
11 9 (4.02%) F5
12 7 (3.13%) SAP
13 6 (2.68%) Computacenter
13 6 (2.68%) 3PAR
13 6 (2.68%) Symantec
14 5 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (2.23%) Pega
15 4 (1.79%) Talend
15 4 (1.79%) Vitria
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