The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 131 118 108
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 1 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.043% 0.38% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.47% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 8
Average salary £67,500 £46,250 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.94% +34.05%
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-1.00% +8.69%
Software Architecture
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1857 1719 1227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.22% 80.97% 70.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1610 1554 1026
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £29,998
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Birmingham

Software Architecture
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Struts
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) PegaRULES
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Pega
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (50.00%) PegaRULES
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Struts
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Pega