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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 102 111 115
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 25 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.18% 0.79% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.85% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 25 16 2
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 £70,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +27.27%
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
1994 2003 1604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.19% 93.64% 93.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1693 1786 1387
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

Senior Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 25 (65.79%) SC Cleared
1 25 (65.79%) Security Cleared
2 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
3 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
3 13 (34.21%) Windows
4 11 (28.95%) CRM
5 10 (26.32%) SharePoint
5 10 (26.32%) SOA
5 10 (26.32%) EDRMS
5 10 (26.32%) EMC
5 10 (26.32%) Systems Analysis
5 10 (26.32%) Knowledge Management
5 10 (26.32%) TOGAF
5 10 (26.32%) Back Office
5 10 (26.32%) Migration
5 10 (26.32%) Open Text
5 10 (26.32%) SharePoint Server
5 10 (26.32%) Taxonomies
5 10 (26.32%) Metadata Management
6 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (23.68%) Finance
7 8 (21.05%) Project Management
7 8 (21.05%) ISEB
7 8 (21.05%) Data Modelling
7 8 (21.05%) UML
7 8 (21.05%) Scrum
7 8 (21.05%) IDEF
7 8 (21.05%) Waterfall
7 8 (21.05%) BPMN
7 8 (21.05%) Use Case

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 10 (26.32%) SharePoint
1 10 (26.32%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Firewall
1 7 (18.42%) Wireless
2 3 (7.89%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) EDRMS
2 5 (13.16%) Big Data
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (26.32%) Back Office
2 9 (23.68%) Finance
3 5 (13.16%) Front Office
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
2 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) CRM
2 10 (26.32%) SOA
2 10 (26.32%) Migration
2 10 (26.32%) TOGAF
2 10 (26.32%) Systems Analysis
2 10 (26.32%) Knowledge Management
2 10 (26.32%) Metadata Management
3 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (21.05%) Scrum
4 8 (21.05%) Project Management
4 8 (21.05%) Data Modelling
4 8 (21.05%) UML
4 8 (21.05%) IDEF
4 8 (21.05%) Requirements Management
4 8 (21.05%) Business Analysis
4 8 (21.05%) Use Case
4 8 (21.05%) BPMN
4 8 (21.05%) Waterfall
5 7 (18.42%) Network Design
5 7 (18.42%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C#
1 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (65.79%) SC Cleared
1 25 (65.79%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) ISEB
3 5 (13.16%) Degree
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (7.89%) MCTS
4 3 (7.89%) MCITP
4 3 (7.89%) MCSE
4 3 (7.89%) CCA
4 3 (7.89%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (7.89%) CCEE
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) XenApp
2 3 (7.89%) XenDesktop
2 3 (7.89%) vSphere
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) XenMobile
2 2 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) EMC
2 10 (26.32%) Open Text
3 7 (18.42%) Cisco
3 7 (18.42%) F5
3 7 (18.42%) Juniper
4 5 (13.16%) VMware
5 3 (7.89%) AppSense
5 3 (7.89%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com