The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 16 3 16
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 5 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.81% 14.92% 7.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 15.52% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 10
Average salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £98,000 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £64,750 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -
Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 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
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
95 174 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 91.35% 96.13% 87.92%
Number of salaries quoted 60 137 109
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Architect
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Architect Salary Trend in the Midlands

Architect
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands region that cited 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 Architect in their job title.

1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 9 (56.25%) Finance
3 8 (50.00%) Retail
4 7 (43.75%) Manufacturing
4 7 (43.75%) Games
4 7 (43.75%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (43.75%) Change Management
4 7 (43.75%) SAP CO
4 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (43.75%) SAP
4 7 (43.75%) SAP Certification
4 7 (43.75%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (43.75%) SAP FI
4 7 (43.75%) Project Management
4 7 (43.75%) SaaS
4 7 (43.75%) General Ledger
4 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) AIX
6 2 (12.50%) Solaris
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (12.50%) UNIX
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 2 (12.50%) Banking
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 2 (12.50%) Business Development

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands region that cited 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (43.75%) SAP FI
1 7 (43.75%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (43.75%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) WLAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) VLAN
1 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
1 1 (6.25%) NAS
1 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Retail
3 7 (43.75%) General Ledger
3 7 (43.75%) Manufacturing
3 7 (43.75%) Games
4 2 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) CLARiiON
2 1 (6.25%) Symmetrix
2 1 (6.25%) Celerra
2 1 (6.25%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) AIX
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Solaris
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) SUSE
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
1 7 (43.75%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (12.50%) Business Development
2 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 2 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) SAP Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.25%) MCSD
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) CCA
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCEA
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas File System
2 1 (6.25%) SRDF
2 1 (6.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) NFS
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (6.25%) EMC TimeFinder
1 1 (6.25%) EMC Navisphere
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) SAP
2 7 (43.75%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) CommVault
4 1 (6.25%) Veritas
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Sun
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) TSYS
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec