The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 40 70 39
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -31
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 280 182 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.05% 3.34% 5.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.29% 3.51% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 228 149 204
Average salary £70,000 £62,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £50,050
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +0.81%
Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5296 5183 4666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.53% 95.10% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4416 4415 3983
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
(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
Birmingham +19 163 £70,000 +9.37% 9
Coventry +18 39 £70,000 +21.73% 4
Warwickshire +11 18 £75,000 +25.00% 4
Staffordshire -10 17 £47,500 -22.44%
Solihull -1 10 £29,265 -49.10% 1
Walsall +2 7 £75,000 +62.16%
Herefordshire - 6 £36,465 - 1
Worcestershire -7 1 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Shropshire -9 1 - - 2
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 142 (27.73%) Microsoft
2 98 (19.14%) Finance
3 83 (16.21%) VMware
3 83 (16.21%) Cisco
4 81 (15.82%) Windows
5 76 (14.84%) Security Cleared
6 69 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 68 (13.28%) SC Cleared
7 68 (13.28%) SAP
8 64 (12.50%) CRM
8 64 (12.50%) SOA
9 63 (12.30%) Citrix
9 63 (12.30%) Project Management
10 58 (11.33%) Oracle
10 58 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
11 55 (10.74%) Enterprise Architecture
11 55 (10.74%) Degree
11 55 (10.74%) ITIL
12 52 (10.16%) Migration
13 49 (9.57%) MS Excel
14 48 (9.38%) SharePoint
15 46 (8.98%) TOGAF
16 45 (8.79%) Java
17 42 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
18 41 (8.01%) .NET
18 41 (8.01%) Active Directory
19 40 (7.81%) MS Exchange
20 38 (7.42%) NetApp
21 36 (7.03%) Business Development
21 36 (7.03%) Hyper-V

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 48 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 40 (7.81%) MS Exchange
3 22 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (3.32%) SharePoint Server
6 17 (3.32%) Lync
7 13 (2.54%) WebLogic
8 11 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (0.78%) Sonic ESB
11 4 (0.78%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.78%) CMS
12 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.39%) Mule
13 2 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 49 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.52%) MS Office
3 3 (0.59%) TargetLink
4 2 (0.39%) MS Project
5 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (4.30%) SAP CRM
2 8 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.37%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (1.17%) ENOVIA
5 5 (0.98%) SAP PP
6 3 (0.59%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.59%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.59%) SAP QM
7 2 (0.39%) SAP PM
7 2 (0.39%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.39%) Maximo
7 2 (0.39%) SAP APO
7 2 (0.39%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.20%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.69%) Office 365
2 7 (1.37%) IaaS
3 6 (1.17%) SaaS
4 3 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.39%) PaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Responsys
6 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.45%) Firewall
2 24 (4.69%) Unified Communications
3 19 (3.71%) Cisco Nexus
4 18 (3.52%) Network Security
4 18 (3.52%) Wireless
5 12 (2.34%) NetScaler
6 10 (1.95%) WAN
6 10 (1.95%) WAAS
7 8 (1.56%) MPLS
8 6 (1.17%) SAN
8 6 (1.17%) LAN
9 5 (0.98%) DNS
9 5 (0.98%) IP Telephony
10 4 (0.78%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.59%) 4G
11 3 (0.59%) OSPF
11 3 (0.59%) BGP
11 3 (0.59%) Internet
11 3 (0.59%) IPsec
11 3 (0.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.64%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.73%) Big Data
3 13 (2.54%) Oracle Database
3 13 (2.54%) EDRMS
4 12 (2.34%) Oracle BI EE
5 11 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.56%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.56%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
9 5 (0.98%) Essbase
9 5 (0.98%) Oracle Discoverer
9 5 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
1 5 (0.98%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.78%) Ant
3 3 (0.59%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.59%) Maven
3 3 (0.59%) LSMW
3 3 (0.59%) JIRA
4 2 (0.39%) JUnit
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.39%) JDeveloper
4 2 (0.39%) ERwin
5 1 (0.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.20%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.20%) Hudson
5 1 (0.20%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.20%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.20%) Subversion
5 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 98 (19.14%) Finance
2 30 (5.86%) Telecoms
3 28 (5.47%) Manufacturing
4 23 (4.49%) Retail
5 17 (3.32%) Automotive
6 15 (2.93%) Back Office
7 9 (1.76%) Legal
8 8 (1.56%) Banking
9 7 (1.37%) Electronics
9 7 (1.37%) Front Office
10 6 (1.17%) Marketing
11 5 (0.98%) Local Government
12 4 (0.78%) Advertising
13 1 (0.20%) Publishing
13 1 (0.20%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (8.01%) .NET
2 23 (4.49%) Web Services
3 17 (3.32%) REST
4 15 (2.93%) Middleware
5 13 (2.54%) J2EE
6 11 (2.15%) HTML
7 10 (1.95%) .NET Framework
7 10 (1.95%) XML
8 9 (1.76%) SAP Basis
9 8 (1.56%) CSS
9 8 (1.56%) ASP.NET
9 8 (1.56%) XSLT
10 6 (1.17%) WebCenter
11 5 (0.98%) jQuery
12 4 (0.78%) WCF
12 4 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (0.78%) Ajax
12 4 (0.78%) Spring
12 4 (0.78%) XSD
12 4 (0.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.71%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (2.54%) Taxonomies
4 11 (2.15%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.15%) Data Integration
5 10 (1.95%) CMDB
5 10 (1.95%) Celerra
5 10 (1.95%) CLARiiON
6 7 (1.37%) User Experience
6 7 (1.37%) Open Source
7 5 (0.98%) Social Media
7 5 (0.98%) Clustering
7 5 (0.98%) Management Information System
7 5 (0.98%) Mathematics
8 4 (0.78%) Replication
9 3 (0.59%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (0.59%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.59%) GIS
9 3 (0.59%) Smart Meter
9 3 (0.59%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 81 (15.82%) Windows
2 23 (4.49%) Windows 7
3 14 (2.73%) Linux
4 13 (2.54%) Windows 8
5 12 (2.34%) UNIX
6 8 (1.56%) AIX
7 7 (1.37%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.59%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.59%) Android
11 2 (0.39%) Solaris
12 1 (0.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (12.50%) CRM
1 64 (12.50%) SOA
2 63 (12.30%) Project Management
3 58 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (10.74%) Enterprise Architecture
4 55 (10.74%) ITIL
5 52 (10.16%) Migration
6 46 (8.98%) TOGAF
7 42 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (7.03%) Business Development
9 31 (6.05%) Data Migration
10 28 (5.47%) Network Design
11 27 (5.27%) Data Modelling
12 26 (5.08%) Technical Architecture
13 25 (4.88%) Service Delivery
14 24 (4.69%) Change Management
14 24 (4.69%) Business Transformation
15 23 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (4.49%) Knowledge Management
16 22 (4.30%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 45 (8.79%) Java
2 18 (3.52%) SQL
3 14 (2.73%) C#
4 9 (1.76%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.17%) XPath
5 6 (1.17%) C
5 6 (1.17%) C++
6 5 (0.98%) Embedded C
6 5 (0.98%) ABAP
7 3 (0.59%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.39%) Ruby
8 2 (0.39%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.39%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.39%) Embedded C++
8 2 (0.39%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.20%) Clojure
9 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.20%) VC++
9 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 76 (14.84%) Security Cleared
2 68 (13.28%) SC Cleared
3 55 (10.74%) Degree
4 34 (6.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 33 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 32 (6.25%) MCSE
7 18 (3.52%) MCITP
8 17 (3.32%) Citrix Certification
9 16 (3.13%) MCTS
10 15 (2.93%) CCA
11 14 (2.73%) VTSP
12 13 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (2.34%) VCAP
13 12 (2.34%) CCIA
14 11 (2.15%) ISEB
14 11 (2.15%) CCNP
15 10 (1.95%) CCEA
15 10 (1.95%) NCDA
15 10 (1.95%) NCIE
16 9 (1.76%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.15%) QA
2 9 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.59%) SLA
6 1 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 69 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (8.01%) Active Directory
3 36 (7.03%) Hyper-V
4 25 (4.88%) XenDesktop
5 19 (3.71%) XenApp
6 16 (3.13%) vSphere
7 13 (2.54%) vCloud
8 9 (1.76%) VMware ESX
9 7 (1.37%) Terminal Services
9 7 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.39%) PowerHA
13 1 (0.20%) RHEV
13 1 (0.20%) IAG
13 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.20%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (4.49%) SCCM
2 18 (3.52%) SCOM
3 7 (1.37%) AppDNA
4 6 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.98%) XenMobile
6 3 (0.59%) Windows Intune
6 3 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.59%) ARCserve
6 3 (0.59%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.59%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.39%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 142 (27.73%) Microsoft
2 83 (16.21%) VMware
2 83 (16.21%) Cisco
3 68 (13.28%) SAP
4 63 (12.30%) Citrix
5 58 (11.33%) Oracle
6 38 (7.42%) NetApp
7 32 (6.25%) EMC
8 23 (4.49%) HP
9 21 (4.10%) Juniper
10 20 (3.91%) IBM
11 17 (3.32%) F5
12 14 (2.73%) Open Text
12 14 (2.73%) CheckPoint
13 13 (2.54%) Symantec
14 12 (2.34%) Hyperion
14 12 (2.34%) 3PAR
15 11 (2.15%) McAfee
16 10 (1.95%) Sourcefire
16 10 (1.95%) BMC
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Interact Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Red Commerce
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Red Commerce
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 8 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Worcestershire County Council
Salary: From £53,000 to £56,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry Building Society
Salary: From £41,218 to £56,674 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago