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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 17 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 5 28 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.91% 10.73% 16.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.50% 12.02% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 26
Average salary £65,000 £44,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.06% -8.71%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
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
111 233 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 86.72% 89.27% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 62 166 130
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 5 (26.32%) MVC
1 5 (26.32%) Eclipse
1 5 (26.32%) EMC
1 5 (26.32%) CSS
1 5 (26.32%) JSP
1 5 (26.32%) Servlets
1 5 (26.32%) XML
1 5 (26.32%) XSLT
1 5 (26.32%) HTML
1 5 (26.32%) Java
1 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
1 5 (26.32%) J2EE
1 5 (26.32%) Subversion
1 5 (26.32%) Spring
1 5 (26.32%) Spring MVC
1 5 (26.32%) XPath
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
1 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
2 4 (21.05%) Retail
2 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) jQuery
4 2 (10.53%) SCCM
4 2 (10.53%) SCOM
4 2 (10.53%) Time Management
4 2 (10.53%) PKI
4 2 (10.53%) Social Media
4 2 (10.53%) XenApp
4 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP CRM
2 1 (5.26%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Eclipse
1 5 (26.32%) Subversion
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (21.05%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) J2EE
1 5 (26.32%) CSS
1 5 (26.32%) JSP
1 5 (26.32%) Servlets
1 5 (26.32%) XML
1 5 (26.32%) XSLT
1 5 (26.32%) Spring
1 5 (26.32%) Spring MVC
1 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) jQuery
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) PKI
1 2 (10.53%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) MVC
2 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.53%) B2B
3 2 (10.53%) B2C
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
1 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
1 5 (26.32%) XPath
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) BS15000
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (10.53%) XenApp
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
1 2 (10.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) EMC
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) AppSense
4 1 (5.26%) Computacenter
4 1 (5.26%) NetApp
4 1 (5.26%) McAfee
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) HP