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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Architect
Rank 114 103 111
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 6 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.33% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 2
Average salary £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £69,250 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +13.04%
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
1754 1478 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.00% 94.08% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1597 1292 1356
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 27 (65.85%) SC Cleared
1 27 (65.85%) Security Cleared
2 16 (39.02%) Finance
3 15 (36.59%) Network Design
3 15 (36.59%) Cisco
3 15 (36.59%) Juniper
3 15 (36.59%) Firewall
3 15 (36.59%) Wireless
3 15 (36.59%) ITIL
3 15 (36.59%) F5
4 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
5 9 (21.95%) SAP
5 9 (21.95%) SuccessFactors
5 9 (21.95%) Coaching
6 8 (19.51%) Windows
6 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
7 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (14.63%) Open Text
8 6 (14.63%) Scrum
8 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (14.63%) TOGAF
8 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
8 6 (14.63%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (14.63%) Knowledge Management
8 6 (14.63%) IDEF
8 6 (14.63%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (14.63%) Requirements Management
8 6 (14.63%) Taxonomies
8 6 (14.63%) Back Office
8 6 (14.63%) EDRMS

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
1 6 (14.63%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) Firewall
1 15 (36.59%) Wireless
2 2 (4.88%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) EDRMS
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Back Office
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Taxonomies
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) ITIL
1 15 (36.59%) Network Design
2 9 (21.95%) Coaching
3 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (14.63%) Scrum
4 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.63%) TOGAF
4 6 (14.63%) UML
4 6 (14.63%) CRM
4 6 (14.63%) Data Modelling
4 6 (14.63%) SOA
4 6 (14.63%) Project Management
4 6 (14.63%) Migration
4 6 (14.63%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
4 6 (14.63%) Knowledge Management
4 6 (14.63%) IDEF
4 6 (14.63%) Requirements Management
4 6 (14.63%) Use Case
4 6 (14.63%) BPMN
Qualifications
1 27 (65.85%) SC Cleared
1 27 (65.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) ISEB
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.88%) MCTS
4 2 (4.88%) MCITP
4 2 (4.88%) CCA
4 2 (4.88%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (4.88%) CCEE
4 2 (4.88%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) XenApp
2 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
2 2 (4.88%) vSphere
2 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) SCCM
1 2 (4.88%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Cisco
1 15 (36.59%) Juniper
1 15 (36.59%) F5
2 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
3 9 (21.95%) SAP
4 6 (14.63%) EMC
4 6 (14.63%) Open Text
5 4 (9.76%) VMware
6 2 (4.88%) AppSense
6 2 (4.88%) Citrix