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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 54 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 212 183 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.25% 4.24% 5.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.44% 4.49% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 170 122 201
Average salary £65,000 £58,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.58% -2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
4776 4080 4588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.73% 94.44% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4200 3386 3986
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
Birmingham -2 101 £68,500 +24.54% 9
Coventry -15 29 £62,500 +25.00% 6
Warwickshire -7 17 £57,500 -11.53% 4
Solihull +1 15 £50,000 +22.30%
Walsall -2 8 £82,500 -8.33% 1
Staffordshire +3 6 £52,500 -30.00%
Shropshire -8 4 £62,000 - 4
West Bromwich - 3 £77,500 -
Worcestershire +9 2 £41,875 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Dudley - 1 £45,000 -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 114 (23.46%) Microsoft
2 88 (18.11%) Windows
3 86 (17.70%) Oracle
4 85 (17.49%) Finance
5 84 (17.28%) VMware
6 83 (17.08%) Agile Software Development
7 78 (16.05%) Cisco
8 76 (15.64%) SAP
9 72 (14.81%) ITIL
10 70 (14.40%) .NET
11 67 (13.79%) Security Cleared
12 66 (13.58%) TOGAF
13 64 (13.17%) Citrix
14 63 (12.96%) SharePoint
15 61 (12.55%) SC Cleared
16 60 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
17 59 (12.14%) Migration
18 57 (11.73%) SOA
19 55 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
20 54 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
21 52 (10.70%) Manufacturing
21 52 (10.70%) SQL Server
22 49 (10.08%) Active Directory
23 48 (9.88%) IBM
24 45 (9.26%) MS Excel
25 44 (9.05%) Change Management
26 41 (8.44%) EMC
27 39 (8.02%) HP
27 39 (8.02%) Scrum
28 38 (7.82%) NetApp

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 63 (12.96%) SharePoint
2 27 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 26 (5.35%) MS Exchange
4 20 (4.12%) SharePoint 2013
5 18 (3.70%) WebLogic
6 16 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (2.47%) Tomcat
9 10 (2.06%) WebSphere
10 9 (1.85%) JBoss
10 9 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (1.44%) IBM Notes
11 7 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2000
11 7 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (1.23%) Lync
12 6 (1.23%) Apache
13 5 (1.03%) IIS
14 4 (0.82%) Node.js
14 4 (0.82%) nginx
Applications
1 45 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.06%) MS Office
3 5 (1.03%) TargetLink
4 1 (0.21%) SPSS
4 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 25 (5.14%) SAP SCM
2 14 (2.88%) SAP FI
3 13 (2.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 13 (2.67%) SAP CO
4 11 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (2.06%) SAP HR
5 10 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (1.44%) SAP LE
8 6 (1.23%) SAP FI-AP
8 6 (1.23%) SAP SD
8 6 (1.23%) SAP MM
8 6 (1.23%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.62%) SAP HCM
11 2 (0.41%) SAP QM
11 2 (0.41%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.76%) Office 365
2 15 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.47%) SuccessFactors
4 8 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.44%) Google Apps
6 5 (1.03%) SaaS
7 2 (0.41%) PaaS
8 1 (0.21%) IaaS
8 1 (0.21%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.76%) Firewall
2 22 (4.53%) Wireless
3 21 (4.32%) SAN
4 19 (3.91%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (3.50%) WAN
6 12 (2.47%) LAN
7 11 (2.26%) Unified Communications
8 8 (1.65%) NetScaler
8 8 (1.65%) WAAS
8 8 (1.65%) DNS
9 6 (1.23%) Network Security
9 6 (1.23%) NAS
10 5 (1.03%) Internet
11 4 (0.82%) Wireless Security
11 4 (0.82%) MPLS
11 4 (0.82%) DHCP
11 4 (0.82%) HTTP
12 3 (0.62%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.62%) WLAN
12 3 (0.62%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (10.70%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.50%) Oracle Database
3 16 (3.29%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.09%) RDBMS
5 14 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (2.67%) Oracle BI EE
7 11 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.65%) Big Data
11 7 (1.44%) DB2
12 6 (1.23%) Oracle Exadata
12 6 (1.23%) EDRMS
12 6 (1.23%) Essbase
12 6 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (1.23%) Oracle Discoverer
13 4 (0.82%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.82%) QlikView
13 4 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (5.76%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.65%) Ant
3 7 (1.44%) NUnit
4 6 (1.23%) Subversion
5 5 (1.03%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.03%) JIRA
5 5 (1.03%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.62%) RequisitePro
6 3 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.62%) Maven
7 2 (0.41%) Hudson
7 2 (0.41%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.41%) JUnit
7 2 (0.41%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.21%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.21%) Lombardi
8 1 (0.21%) Gradle
General
1 85 (17.49%) Finance
2 52 (10.70%) Manufacturing
3 28 (5.76%) Telecoms
3 28 (5.76%) Retail
4 23 (4.73%) Automotive
5 12 (2.47%) Banking
6 8 (1.65%) Back Office
7 7 (1.44%) Legal
8 6 (1.23%) Electronics
9 2 (0.41%) Marketing
9 2 (0.41%) Local Government
9 2 (0.41%) Advertising
9 2 (0.41%) Publishing
10 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.21%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (14.40%) .NET
2 27 (5.56%) Web Services
3 25 (5.14%) ASP.NET
4 23 (4.73%) CSS
4 23 (4.73%) HTML
5 21 (4.32%) Middleware
6 17 (3.50%) XML
7 16 (3.29%) REST
8 13 (2.67%) HTML5
8 13 (2.67%) jQuery
9 12 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (2.06%) .NET Framework
11 9 (1.85%) SOAP
11 9 (1.85%) J2EE
11 9 (1.85%) WPF
11 9 (1.85%) JSON
12 8 (1.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (1.65%) Ajax
12 8 (1.65%) Struts
12 8 (1.65%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (3.29%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.47%) Open Source
5 11 (2.26%) N-Tier
5 11 (2.26%) Client/Server
6 9 (1.85%) Clustering
6 9 (1.85%) CMDB
7 8 (1.65%) Life Science
7 8 (1.65%) Celerra
7 8 (1.65%) CLARiiON
8 7 (1.44%) Taxonomies
8 7 (1.44%) User Experience
9 6 (1.23%) Social Network
10 5 (1.03%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.03%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.03%) Physics
11 4 (0.82%) FlexPod
11 4 (0.82%) Internet of Things
11 4 (0.82%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 88 (18.11%) Windows
2 30 (6.17%) Linux
3 24 (4.94%) UNIX
4 8 (1.65%) Windows 8
4 8 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (1.65%) Windows 7
4 8 (1.65%) AIX
5 7 (1.44%) Android
5 7 (1.44%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.41%) Solaris
7 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.21%) SUSE
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (17.08%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (14.81%) ITIL
3 66 (13.58%) TOGAF
4 59 (12.14%) Migration
5 57 (11.73%) SOA
6 55 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 54 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 44 (9.05%) Change Management
9 39 (8.02%) Scrum
10 37 (7.61%) Technical Architecture
11 35 (7.20%) CRM
12 31 (6.38%) Project Management
13 29 (5.97%) Zachman Framework
13 29 (5.97%) Software Engineering
13 29 (5.97%) Mentoring
14 27 (5.56%) MVC
15 24 (4.94%) Content Management
16 23 (4.73%) Network Design
16 23 (4.73%) Data Migration
17 22 (4.53%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 37 (7.61%) Java
2 33 (6.79%) C#
3 31 (6.38%) SQL
4 20 (4.12%) JavaScript
5 11 (2.26%) C
6 7 (1.44%) C++
7 6 (1.23%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.03%) Embedded C
9 4 (0.82%) XPath
9 4 (0.82%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.62%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.62%) Scala
10 3 (0.62%) Clojure
10 3 (0.62%) Erlang
10 3 (0.62%) F#
11 2 (0.41%) ABAP
11 2 (0.41%) Perl
11 2 (0.41%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.21%) Korn
Qualifications
1 67 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 61 (12.55%) SC Cleared
3 29 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (5.35%) Degree
5 25 (5.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (4.94%) Citrix Certification
7 23 (4.73%) MCSE
8 20 (4.12%) CCA
9 16 (3.29%) VTSP
10 15 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (3.09%) MCITP
11 14 (2.88%) CCIA
12 13 (2.67%) VCAP
13 12 (2.47%) CCEE
14 11 (2.26%) ISEB
14 11 (2.26%) CCNP
15 10 (2.06%) MCTS
15 10 (2.06%) CCEA
15 10 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (1.85%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.06%) QA
2 4 (0.82%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.62%) SLA
4 2 (0.41%) COBIT
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 60 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (10.08%) Active Directory
3 30 (6.17%) Hyper-V
4 23 (4.73%) XenDesktop
5 22 (4.53%) XenApp
6 20 (4.12%) vSphere
7 13 (2.67%) vCloud
8 9 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (1.65%) Terminal Services
10 7 (1.44%) VMware ESX
11 6 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (0.82%) RHEV
13 3 (0.62%) XenServer
14 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.21%) SRDF
15 1 (0.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 1 (0.21%) IAG
15 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (2.06%) SCCM
2 7 (1.44%) XenMobile
3 4 (0.82%) SCOrch
3 4 (0.82%) Windows Intune
3 4 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.41%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.41%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.41%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.21%) MOM
5 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.21%) Puppet
5 1 (0.21%) SCOM
5 1 (0.21%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.21%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.21%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.21%) Ansible
5 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 114 (23.46%) Microsoft
2 86 (17.70%) Oracle
3 84 (17.28%) VMware
4 78 (16.05%) Cisco
5 76 (15.64%) SAP
6 64 (13.17%) Citrix
7 48 (9.88%) IBM
8 41 (8.44%) EMC
9 39 (8.02%) HP
10 38 (7.82%) NetApp
11 27 (5.56%) Juniper
12 16 (3.29%) F5
13 12 (2.47%) 3PAR
14 11 (2.26%) Symantec
14 11 (2.26%) CheckPoint
15 10 (2.06%) Fujitsu
15 10 (2.06%) BMC
16 9 (1.85%) Hyperion
17 8 (1.65%) AppSense
18 7 (1.44%) Open Text
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
set2recruit
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Bens and package
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Full Benefits inc Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum plus package and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + up to 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + up to 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + 20% bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Shrewsbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 19 days ago