The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 38 46 15
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -31
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 14 5 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.96% 2.05% 16.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.13% 2.29% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 11
Average salary £50,000 - £65,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 - £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 - £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,750 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -4.00%
Job Titles Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
273 218 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 96.81% 89.34% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 168 155 103
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Architect
West Midlands

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
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Solihull

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 20 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 17 (53.13%) Fujitsu
2 17 (53.13%) Telecoms
2 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 17 (53.13%) Retail
3 14 (43.75%) Citrix
4 11 (34.38%) Windows
4 11 (34.38%) XenApp
5 10 (31.25%) SCCM
5 10 (31.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (31.25%) AppSense
6 9 (28.13%) VMware
6 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
6 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (25.00%) SCOM
8 7 (21.88%) ITIL
8 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
9 5 (15.63%) XenDesktop
9 5 (15.63%) PKI
9 5 (15.63%) CCEE
9 5 (15.63%) CCIA
9 5 (15.63%) DNS
9 5 (15.63%) CCA
9 5 (15.63%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
10 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 4 (12.50%) .NET
10 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (12.50%) Data Architecture
11 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 3 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 17 (53.13%) Telecoms
1 17 (53.13%) Finance
1 17 (53.13%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (9.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (12.50%) Data Architecture
3 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
3 3 (9.38%) TOGAF
3 3 (9.38%) MVC
3 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.25%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) Migration
4 2 (6.25%) SOA
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (6.25%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) SysML
5 1 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (3.13%) UML
5 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) C#
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
1 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
2 2 (6.25%) VBScript
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) CCEE
2 5 (15.63%) CCIA
2 5 (15.63%) CCA
2 5 (15.63%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.25%) CISSP
4 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) MCP
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.13%) CCNP
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) XenApp
2 10 (31.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (15.63%) XenDesktop
5 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
5 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
6 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) SCCM
2 8 (25.00%) SCOM
3 3 (9.38%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Fujitsu
2 14 (43.75%) Citrix
3 10 (31.25%) AppSense
4 9 (28.13%) VMware
4 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.38%) CA
6 2 (6.25%) Becrypt
7 1 (3.13%) F5
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco
7 1 (3.13%) Juniper