The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 99 113 106
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 24 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.19% 0.78% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.83% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 3
Average salary £62,500 £70,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +12.50%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1896 1918 1568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.19% 93.70% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1636 1696 1382
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Architect
West Midlands

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Architect in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the Birmingham region.

Senior Architect Salary Trend in Birmingham

Senior Architect
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Senior Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title.

1 21 (61.76%) SC Cleared
1 21 (61.76%) Security Cleared
2 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
3 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
3 11 (32.35%) Windows
4 9 (26.47%) CRM
5 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
5 8 (23.53%) SOA
5 8 (23.53%) EDRMS
5 8 (23.53%) EMC
5 8 (23.53%) Knowledge Management
5 8 (23.53%) TOGAF
5 8 (23.53%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (23.53%) Back Office
5 8 (23.53%) Finance
5 8 (23.53%) Migration
5 8 (23.53%) Open Text
5 8 (23.53%) Taxonomies
5 8 (23.53%) SharePoint Server
5 8 (23.53%) Metadata Management
6 7 (20.59%) F5
6 7 (20.59%) Firewall
6 7 (20.59%) Wireless
6 7 (20.59%) Network Design
6 7 (20.59%) Juniper
6 7 (20.59%) Cisco
6 7 (20.59%) ITIL
7 6 (17.65%) UML
7 6 (17.65%) Project Management
7 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
1 8 (23.53%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) Firewall
1 7 (20.59%) Wireless
2 3 (8.82%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) EDRMS
2 6 (17.65%) Big Data
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (23.53%) Back Office
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
2 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) CRM
2 8 (23.53%) SOA
2 8 (23.53%) Knowledge Management
2 8 (23.53%) TOGAF
2 8 (23.53%) Systems Analysis
2 8 (23.53%) Migration
2 8 (23.53%) Metadata Management
3 7 (20.59%) Network Design
3 7 (20.59%) ITIL
4 6 (17.65%) UML
4 6 (17.65%) Project Management
4 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
4 6 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 6 (17.65%) IDEF
4 6 (17.65%) Scrum
4 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (17.65%) Analytics
4 6 (17.65%) Big Data Analytics
4 6 (17.65%) Business Transformation
4 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C#
1 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (61.76%) SC Cleared
1 21 (61.76%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) ISEB
2 6 (17.65%) Degree
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.82%) CCEE
4 3 (8.82%) CCA
4 3 (8.82%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (8.82%) MCSE
4 3 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (8.82%) MCTS
4 3 (8.82%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) XenApp
2 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
2 3 (8.82%) vSphere
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) XenMobile
2 2 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) EMC
2 8 (23.53%) Open Text
3 7 (20.59%) F5
3 7 (20.59%) Juniper
3 7 (20.59%) Cisco
4 5 (14.71%) VMware
5 3 (8.82%) Citrix
5 3 (8.82%) AppSense
6 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com