The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 114 114 111
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 1 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.052% 0.51% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.070% 0.65% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 2
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +52.54%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1434 1529 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 74.88% 78.41% 71.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1259 1342 1071
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Architecture
West Midlands

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Apache

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree