The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Architect
Rank 123 104 105
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 6 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.33% 0.61% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.64% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 5
Average salary £68,750 £100,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +48.14%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +4.23%
Senior 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
1742 1713 1599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.46% 95.01% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1421 1497 1337
Average salary £40,000 £43,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.51% +8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

Senior Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Senior Architect
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) F5
2 4 (40.00%) Juniper
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Wireless
2 4 (40.00%) Network Design
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) MCSD
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 3 (30.00%) GIS
3 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Requirements Management
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (30.00%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Project Governance

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) Wireless
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Network Design
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (30.00%) Financial Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) MCSD
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) Juniper
1 4 (40.00%) F5
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft