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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 19 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 9 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 6.47% 8.11% 12.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.11% 8.11% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 4
Average salary £67,500 £77,500 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.90% -13.88%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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
111 74 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 79.86% 100.00% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 92 62 57
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Walsall

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Walsall region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Architect Salary Histogram in Walsall

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (68.75%) Degree
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle
3 8 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 8 (50.00%) Migration
3 8 (50.00%) Talend
4 6 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (37.50%) Client/Server
4 6 (37.50%) ETL
5 5 (31.25%) N-Tier
5 5 (31.25%) OO
5 5 (31.25%) DB2
5 5 (31.25%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) J2EE
5 5 (31.25%) EJB
5 5 (31.25%) JSP
5 5 (31.25%) Servlets
5 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
5 5 (31.25%) XML
5 5 (31.25%) Clustering
5 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Pega
5 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
6 4 (25.00%) Open Source
6 4 (25.00%) Data Quality
6 4 (25.00%) DataStage
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (18.75%) OLAP

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
2 2 (12.50%) Alfresco
2 2 (12.50%) CMS
2 2 (12.50%) JBoss
2 2 (12.50%) Liferay
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) DB2
1 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 4 (25.00%) DataStage
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
3 3 (18.75%) OLAP
3 3 (18.75%) OLTP
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) EJB
1 5 (31.25%) J2EE
1 5 (31.25%) JSP
1 5 (31.25%) Servlets
1 5 (31.25%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Camel
2 2 (12.50%) Apache CXF
2 2 (12.50%) RESTful
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) WebCenter
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Client/Server
2 5 (31.25%) Clustering
2 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (31.25%) N-Tier
3 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (18.75%) Data Integration
3 3 (18.75%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Migration
2 6 (37.50%) ETL
2 6 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (31.25%) OO
3 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
3 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Open Source
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
5 3 (18.75%) Information Management
5 3 (18.75%) SDLC
5 3 (18.75%) SOA
5 3 (18.75%) Time Management
5 3 (18.75%) Time Series Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 2 (12.50%) Content Management
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (6.25%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) Talend
3 5 (31.25%) Pega
4 3 (18.75%) Cloudera
4 3 (18.75%) IBM
4 3 (18.75%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (18.75%) Netezza
4 3 (18.75%) Tableau
5 2 (12.50%) FatWire
5 2 (12.50%) Informatica
5 2 (12.50%) OpenText
5 2 (12.50%) Vignette