The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 51 60 51
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 19 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.95% 2.40% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 2.48% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 13
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
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 Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
628 685 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.52% 96.89% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 537 544 547
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Architect
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Architect Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Architect
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Architect
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cannock +18 8 £55,000 -
Lichfield - 5 £57,500 -
Architect
West Midlands

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (61.54%) .NET
2 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) OO
2 13 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 12 (46.15%) Data Integration
4 9 (34.62%) N-Tier
5 8 (30.77%) OOD
5 8 (30.77%) Internet
5 8 (30.77%) ERP
5 8 (30.77%) SQL
5 8 (30.77%) IIS
5 8 (30.77%) Business Analysis
5 8 (30.77%) Degree
5 8 (30.77%) Data Architecture
6 7 (26.92%) NoSQL
6 7 (26.92%) C#
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
7 6 (23.08%) CRM
7 6 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (19.23%) Back Office
8 5 (19.23%) MVC
8 5 (19.23%) Finance
8 5 (19.23%) Ajax
8 5 (19.23%) jQuery
8 5 (19.23%) SOA
8 5 (19.23%) HTML
8 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
8 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
8 5 (19.23%) CSS
8 5 (19.23%) JavaScript

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (30.77%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) NoSQL
2 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.69%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) QlikView
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) Qlik Sense
General
1 5 (19.23%) Back Office
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) .NET
2 13 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (19.23%) Ajax
3 5 (19.23%) jQuery
3 5 (19.23%) HTML
3 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
3 5 (19.23%) CSS
3 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (19.23%) HTML5
4 3 (11.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Data Integration
2 9 (34.62%) N-Tier
3 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.85%) Blog
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) UNIX
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) OO
2 8 (30.77%) OOD
2 8 (30.77%) ERP
2 8 (30.77%) Business Analysis
2 8 (30.77%) Data Architecture
3 6 (23.08%) CRM
4 5 (19.23%) MVC
4 5 (19.23%) SOA
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Data Management
6 3 (11.54%) Master Data Management
7 2 (7.69%) Low Latency
7 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (7.69%) Functional Programming
7 2 (7.69%) Information Exploitation
7 2 (7.69%) Open Source
7 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) C#
3 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
3 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) F#
4 2 (7.69%) Scala
4 2 (7.69%) Clojure
4 2 (7.69%) Haskell
4 2 (7.69%) Erlang
4 2 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Netezza
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