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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 41 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 5 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.79% 3.58% 4.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 3.80% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 9
Average salary £50,000 £29,265 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.85% -46.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £29,265 £46,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,706 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.62%
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
263 263 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 93.93% 94.27% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 248 208 232
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Solihull

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 22 (70.97%) Windows
1 22 (70.97%) Citrix
1 22 (70.97%) VMware
1 22 (70.97%) Microsoft App-V
1 22 (70.97%) AppSense
1 22 (70.97%) SC Cleared
1 22 (70.97%) Security Cleared
1 22 (70.97%) VMware Infrastructure
1 22 (70.97%) XenApp
1 22 (70.97%) XenDesktop
1 22 (70.97%) Windows 7
2 14 (45.16%) Fujitsu
2 14 (45.16%) CCEE
2 14 (45.16%) CCIA
2 14 (45.16%) CCA
2 14 (45.16%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (19.35%) Degree
4 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.45%) MVC
5 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Time Management
5 2 (6.45%) Entity Framework
5 2 (6.45%) NUnit
5 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.45%) Open Source
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) NUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
1 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
1 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (6.45%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
1 22 (70.97%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
1 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
2 2 (6.45%) Project Management
2 2 (6.45%) MVC
2 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
2 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
2 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
2 2 (6.45%) Time Management
2 2 (6.45%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (70.97%) SC Cleared
1 22 (70.97%) Security Cleared
2 14 (45.16%) CCEE
2 14 (45.16%) CCIA
2 14 (45.16%) CCA
2 14 (45.16%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (19.35%) Degree
System Software
1 22 (70.97%) Microsoft App-V
1 22 (70.97%) VMware Infrastructure
1 22 (70.97%) XenApp
1 22 (70.97%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Citrix
1 22 (70.97%) VMware
1 22 (70.97%) AppSense
2 14 (45.16%) Fujitsu
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft