The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 10 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 9 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 12.68% 8.14% 3.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.04% 8.64% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 2
Average salary £77,500 £55,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.90% +18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £49,250
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 Walsall 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
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
69 81 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 97.18% 94.19% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 60 77 53
Average salary £43,500 £40,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% +8.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,200 £43,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Architect
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

Architect Salary Trend in Walsall

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 13 (86.67%) Oracle
2 12 (80.00%) Data Modelling
3 11 (73.33%) Informatica
3 11 (73.33%) Oracle Database
4 9 (60.00%) RDBMS
4 9 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (60.00%) Relational Database
5 8 (53.33%) Talend Open Studio
5 8 (53.33%) Talend
5 8 (53.33%) Data Migration
5 8 (53.33%) Data Integration
5 8 (53.33%) Degree
5 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
5 8 (53.33%) Information Management
5 8 (53.33%) Migration
5 8 (53.33%) ETL
6 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (26.67%) Project Planning
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) Analytics
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (26.67%) Procure-to-pay
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (26.67%) OOD
7 4 (26.67%) Cognizant
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle Reports

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 (13.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (13.33%) JBoss
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle Database
2 9 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (60.00%) RDBMS
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (13.33%) DB2
7 1 (6.67%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) Spring
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) JSP
2 2 (13.33%) Servlets
2 2 (13.33%) Struts
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
1 8 (53.33%) Data Integration
2 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Data Modelling
2 9 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (53.33%) Data Migration
3 8 (53.33%) Migration
3 8 (53.33%) Information Management
3 8 (53.33%) ETL
4 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (26.67%) Procure-to-pay
5 4 (26.67%) Project Planning
5 4 (26.67%) Analytics
5 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (26.67%) OOD
6 2 (13.33%) RUP
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Workflow
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) V-Model
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) SDLC
7 1 (6.67%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Oracle
2 11 (73.33%) Informatica
3 8 (53.33%) Talend
4 4 (26.67%) Cognizant
5 3 (20.00%) IBM
6 2 (13.33%) BEA
6 2 (13.33%) Sybase
6 2 (13.33%) Vitria
6 2 (13.33%) Pega