The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 31 32 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 14 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.35% 6.25% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.68% 6.69% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 5
Average salary £50,000 £40,883 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.30% -34.58%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Architect
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Solihull 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
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
299 254 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 92.86% 93.38% 94.42%
Number of salaries quoted 241 175 176
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £21,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Architect
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Architect Salary Trend in Solihull

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 16 (76.19%) Oracle
2 9 (42.86%) Fujitsu
3 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
3 8 (38.10%) Open Source
3 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
3 8 (38.10%) C#
3 8 (38.10%) .NET
3 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
3 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) MVC
4 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Time Management
4 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 7 (33.33%) NUnit
4 7 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle Exadata
5 6 (28.57%) Retail
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (28.57%) Network Design
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
2 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle Discoverer
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (28.57%) Essbase
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle Exadata
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (9.52%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (28.57%) Retail
2 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) .NET
1 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
1 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Open Source
2 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Data Conversion
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
1 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) MVC
1 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
2 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Time Management
2 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 6 (28.57%) Network Design
3 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (9.52%) Data Mapping
4 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.52%) ETL
4 2 (9.52%) Validation
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) CCEE
1 4 (19.05%) CCIA
1 4 (19.05%) CCA
1 4 (19.05%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) XenApp
2 4 (19.05%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Oracle
2 9 (42.86%) Fujitsu
3 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) Hyperion
5 4 (19.05%) VMware
5 4 (19.05%) AppSense
5 4 (19.05%) Citrix
6 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
6 2 (9.52%) SAP