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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 137 128 113
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% 0.055% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.064% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £40,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
2130 1557 1506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.52% 85.46% 83.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1571 1250 1310
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 April 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (60.00%) WCF
1 3 (60.00%) LINQ
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
1 3 (60.00%) iPad
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (60.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) SAS EBI
2 1 (20.00%) Content Development
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Xbox
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Game Development
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (20.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Development Team Leader
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Team Leader
1 3 (60.00%) Development Team Leader
1 3 (60.00%) Software Development Team Leader
1 3 (60.00%) Software Team Leader
1 3 (60.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Games Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
1 3 (60.00%) LINQ
1 3 (60.00%) WCF
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Content Development
2 1 (20.00%) Game Development
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SAS Certification