The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 17 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 48 29 45
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 220 327 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.46% 6.53% 4.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.68% 6.86% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 168 231 164
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £42,900
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4705 4769 4500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.47% 95.17% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3925 3995 3874
Average salary £40,000 £36,061 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.92% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Architect
England

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Architect Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Architect
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Architect
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -7 125 £60,000 -4.00% 20
Coventry +32 25 £61,250 -9.25% 3
Solihull +11 15 £50,000 -
Warwickshire -38 9 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Walsall - 9 £80,000 -
Shropshire -17 5 £71,250 +21.27%
Staffordshire -11 4 £71,250 +65.69% 2
West Bromwich - 4 £56,250 -
Wolverhampton -8 1 £42,500 -26.08% 1
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 82 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 76 (18.14%) Security Cleared
3 70 (16.71%) VMware
3 70 (16.71%) Windows
4 66 (15.75%) TOGAF
5 56 (13.37%) ITIL
5 56 (13.37%) SAP
6 55 (13.13%) Cisco
7 54 (12.89%) Oracle
8 50 (11.93%) Citrix
9 49 (11.69%) SC Cleared
10 47 (11.22%) Retail
11 45 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 44 (10.50%) Enterprise Architecture
12 44 (10.50%) Finance
13 40 (9.55%) CRM
14 37 (8.83%) MS Excel
14 37 (8.83%) Java
14 37 (8.83%) Firewall
15 36 (8.59%) Project Management
16 35 (8.35%) Cisco Certification
17 33 (7.88%) Active Directory
17 33 (7.88%) Manufacturing
18 31 (7.40%) Technical Architecture
19 30 (7.16%) Microsoft Certification
19 30 (7.16%) .NET
20 29 (6.92%) Telecoms
20 29 (6.92%) Degree
21 28 (6.68%) SCCM
21 28 (6.68%) Security Architecture

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 25 (5.97%) WebLogic
2 23 (5.49%) MS Exchange
3 15 (3.58%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (2.39%) WebSphere
5 10 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (2.15%) Lync
6 9 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.91%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 8 (1.91%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (1.91%) WebLogic Portal
7 8 (1.91%) WebLogic Integration
7 8 (1.91%) WebSphere Process Server
7 8 (1.91%) AquaLogic
7 8 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2000
8 5 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.72%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 37 (8.83%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.39%) MS Office
3 4 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.95%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (5.49%) SAP CRM
2 8 (1.91%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (1.91%) AquaLogic BPM
3 5 (1.19%) SAP PM
4 3 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.72%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.72%) Maximo
4 3 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.48%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.48%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.48%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.48%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.63%) Office 365
2 6 (1.43%) SaaS
3 2 (0.48%) PaaS
3 2 (0.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (8.83%) Firewall
2 21 (5.01%) WAN
2 21 (5.01%) Network Security
3 17 (4.06%) Unified Communications
4 14 (3.34%) LAN
5 12 (2.86%) Wireless
6 10 (2.39%) Internet
7 9 (2.15%) DNS
8 6 (1.43%) Ethernet
8 6 (1.43%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.43%) VPN
8 6 (1.43%) MPLS
9 5 (1.19%) SAN
9 5 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (1.19%) BGP
10 4 (0.95%) BIG-IP
10 4 (0.95%) Intranet
10 4 (0.95%) OSPF
11 3 (0.72%) IP Telephony
11 3 (0.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.44%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (3.58%) Big Data
3 11 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.39%) RDBMS
5 8 (1.91%) OLAP
5 8 (1.91%) Oracle ODI
5 8 (1.91%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (1.67%) Oracle OLAP
6 7 (1.67%) ROLAP
6 7 (1.67%) MOLAP
7 6 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.43%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.95%) DB2
10 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.48%) SAP Data Services
11 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.48%) LSMW
2 2 (0.48%) JIRA
2 2 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.24%) Hudson
3 1 (0.24%) PhoneGap
3 1 (0.24%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.24%) Redmine
3 1 (0.24%) JUnit
3 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.24%) Selenium
3 1 (0.24%) Maven
3 1 (0.24%) Rational Rose
General
1 47 (11.22%) Retail
2 44 (10.50%) Finance
3 33 (7.88%) Manufacturing
4 29 (6.92%) Telecoms
5 28 (6.68%) Advertising
6 20 (4.77%) Legal
7 11 (2.63%) Automotive
8 9 (2.15%) Marketing
9 6 (1.43%) Front Office
10 5 (1.19%) Publishing
11 4 (0.95%) Banking
12 2 (0.48%) Military
12 2 (0.48%) Local Government
12 2 (0.48%) Back Office
12 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.24%) Electronics
13 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.24%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (7.16%) .NET
2 15 (3.58%) HTML
3 11 (2.63%) J2EE
4 10 (2.39%) HTML5
5 9 (2.15%) CSS
5 9 (2.15%) WCF
5 9 (2.15%) Oracle Fusion
6 8 (1.91%) WPF
7 7 (1.67%) Middleware
8 6 (1.43%) XSLT
9 5 (1.19%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.19%) Silverlight
10 4 (0.95%) Java EE
10 4 (0.95%) RESTful
10 4 (0.95%) Web Services
10 4 (0.95%) XML
10 4 (0.95%) Spring
10 4 (0.95%) Ajax
11 3 (0.72%) jQuery
11 3 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.73%) Open Source
2 19 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (3.10%) Human Factors
4 11 (2.63%) PKI
5 10 (2.39%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.91%) Blackberry
6 8 (1.91%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (1.19%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.95%) Clustering
8 4 (0.95%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.95%) Social Network
8 4 (0.95%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.72%) NHS
9 3 (0.72%) EMC Centera
10 2 (0.48%) Replication
10 2 (0.48%) GIS
10 2 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.48%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.48%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 70 (16.71%) Windows
2 16 (3.82%) Windows 7
3 15 (3.58%) Linux
4 14 (3.34%) AIX
4 14 (3.34%) Solaris
5 7 (1.67%) Android
5 7 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.43%) UNIX
7 4 (0.95%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.48%) VMS
9 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (15.75%) TOGAF
2 56 (13.37%) ITIL
3 44 (10.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 40 (9.55%) CRM
5 36 (8.59%) Project Management
6 31 (7.40%) Technical Architecture
7 28 (6.68%) Security Architecture
8 26 (6.21%) Service Delivery
8 26 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (5.73%) Migration
10 23 (5.49%) Business Development
10 23 (5.49%) SOA
11 22 (5.25%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (5.01%) ERP
13 19 (4.53%) Data Modelling
13 19 (4.53%) Data Architecture
14 18 (4.30%) Analytics
14 18 (4.30%) Data Management
15 16 (3.82%) Risk Management
15 16 (3.82%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 37 (8.83%) Java
2 15 (3.58%) C#
2 15 (3.58%) SQL
3 8 (1.91%) JavaScript
4 4 (0.95%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.72%) VB.NET
5 3 (0.72%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.48%) VBScript
6 2 (0.48%) PHP
6 2 (0.48%) COBOL
6 2 (0.48%) ABAP
7 1 (0.24%) Python
7 1 (0.24%) XAML
7 1 (0.24%) XPath
7 1 (0.24%) Delphi
7 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (18.14%) Security Cleared
2 49 (11.69%) SC Cleared
3 35 (8.35%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (7.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (6.92%) Degree
6 25 (5.97%) MCSE
7 22 (5.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (5.01%) CCNP
9 15 (3.58%) CCIE
9 15 (3.58%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (3.10%) CISSP
11 10 (2.39%) CCNA
12 9 (2.15%) MCP
13 8 (1.91%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (1.91%) DV Cleared
13 8 (1.91%) CCIA
14 6 (1.43%) CCEE
14 6 (1.43%) CCA
15 5 (1.19%) MCITP
15 5 (1.19%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.95%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.72%) SLA
3 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.48%) COBIT
System Software
1 45 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (7.88%) Active Directory
3 25 (5.97%) XenApp
4 20 (4.77%) Hyper-V
5 14 (3.34%) XenDesktop
6 13 (3.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (2.39%) PowerHA
8 9 (2.15%) Terminal Services
8 9 (2.15%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.19%) XenServer
9 5 (1.19%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.72%) Squid
10 3 (0.72%) IAG
11 2 (0.48%) vSphere
11 2 (0.48%) Xen
11 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.24%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 28 (6.68%) SCCM
2 25 (5.97%) SCOM
3 5 (1.19%) Nessus
4 4 (0.95%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.48%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.48%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.48%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.48%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 82 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 70 (16.71%) VMware
3 56 (13.37%) SAP
4 55 (13.13%) Cisco
5 54 (12.89%) Oracle
6 50 (11.93%) Citrix
7 24 (5.73%) Juniper
7 24 (5.73%) IBM
8 21 (5.01%) HP
9 19 (4.53%) NetApp
9 19 (4.53%) CheckPoint
9 19 (4.53%) Fujitsu
10 18 (4.30%) F5
11 17 (4.06%) McAfee
12 12 (2.86%) EMC
12 12 (2.86%) Sourcefire
13 11 (2.63%) AppSense
14 10 (2.39%) TippingPoint
15 9 (2.15%) Blue Coat
16 7 (1.67%) Symantec
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits+ £20k Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + Car + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Red Commerce
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £61000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K base + 10K Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Up to £70K + Car Allownace + Bonus +
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £56400 per month
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + car allow+20%bonus+ben
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £75k - 80k per year + Car
Posted: 6 days ago