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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 44 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 276 253 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.87% 4.78% 5.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.12% 5.00% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 209 174 187
Average salary £69,000 £59,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.94% -1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £43,138
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.30%
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
5389 5056 4406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.14% 95.45% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4756 4339 3809
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +6 170 £70,000 +27.27% 15
Warwickshire -5 34 £63,750 +2.00% 4
Coventry -6 21 £62,500 +21.95% 3
Staffordshire -1 14 £49,500 -34.00% 2
Shropshire +1 7 £62,000 +34.78% 3
Walsall 0 7 £82,500 -5.71% 1
Solihull -25 5 - -
Worcestershire +6 3 £38,750 -13.88% 1
West Bromwich - 2 £73,750 - 1
Herefordshire - 2 £40,000 - 2
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 138 (25.84%) Microsoft
2 99 (18.54%) Finance
3 87 (16.29%) Cisco
4 85 (15.92%) VMware
5 80 (14.98%) Oracle
5 80 (14.98%) Windows
6 78 (14.61%) Security Cleared
7 76 (14.23%) ITIL
8 74 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
9 73 (13.67%) SC Cleared
10 70 (13.11%) Citrix
11 69 (12.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 69 (12.92%) TOGAF
12 68 (12.73%) SOA
13 64 (11.99%) SAP
13 64 (11.99%) Migration
14 63 (11.80%) .NET
15 61 (11.42%) SharePoint
16 60 (11.24%) Enterprise Architecture
17 54 (10.11%) MS Excel
17 54 (10.11%) CRM
18 50 (9.36%) Active Directory
19 48 (8.99%) Project Management
20 46 (8.61%) Degree
21 45 (8.43%) SQL Server
22 44 (8.24%) IBM
23 41 (7.68%) EMC
23 41 (7.68%) Hyper-V
24 40 (7.49%) NetApp
25 39 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 61 (11.42%) SharePoint
2 39 (7.30%) MS Exchange
3 21 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (3.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 20 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 18 (3.37%) Lync
7 14 (2.62%) SharePoint Server
7 14 (2.62%) WebLogic
8 11 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (1.69%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (1.31%) IBM Notes
11 7 (1.31%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2000
12 6 (1.12%) Node.js
12 6 (1.12%) IIS
13 4 (0.75%) JBoss
13 4 (0.75%) Apache
13 4 (0.75%) nginx
Applications
1 54 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.37%) MS Office
3 5 (0.94%) TargetLink
4 1 (0.19%) MS Project
4 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (2.62%) SAP CRM
2 10 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.87%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.31%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (1.12%) SAP PP
6 4 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.75%) SAP QM
6 4 (0.75%) ENOVIA
7 3 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.37%) SAP APO
8 2 (0.37%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.37%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.37%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.19%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
9 1 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.81%) Office 365
2 10 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.69%) SaaS
3 9 (1.69%) SuccessFactors
4 7 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.31%) Google Apps
5 6 (1.12%) IaaS
6 2 (0.37%) PaaS
7 1 (0.19%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.19%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.87%) Firewall
2 25 (4.68%) Cisco Nexus
3 24 (4.49%) Unified Communications
3 24 (4.49%) Wireless
4 14 (2.62%) NetScaler
5 13 (2.43%) Network Security
5 13 (2.43%) SAN
6 12 (2.25%) WAAS
7 10 (1.87%) WAN
8 7 (1.31%) Internet
9 6 (1.12%) MPLS
9 6 (1.12%) DNS
9 6 (1.12%) NAS
10 5 (0.94%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.94%) DHCP
10 5 (0.94%) LAN
11 4 (0.75%) HTTP
11 4 (0.75%) VPN
11 4 (0.75%) IP Telephony
12 3 (0.56%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.75%) Oracle Database
3 16 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (3.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 14 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (2.62%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.62%) RDBMS
5 13 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (2.43%) Big Data
5 13 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (1.87%) EDRMS
7 8 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.12%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.12%) Oracle Exadata
8 6 (1.12%) Oracle Discoverer
8 6 (1.12%) Essbase
8 6 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (0.94%) DB2
9 5 (0.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (3.37%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.31%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (0.94%) JIRA
4 5 (0.94%) Ant
5 4 (0.75%) Subversion
5 4 (0.75%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.19%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.19%) Hudson
6 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.19%) JUnit
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.19%) JDeveloper
General
1 99 (18.54%) Finance
2 31 (5.81%) Manufacturing
3 28 (5.24%) Telecoms
4 26 (4.87%) Retail
5 18 (3.37%) Automotive
6 13 (2.43%) Back Office
7 12 (2.25%) Banking
8 9 (1.69%) Electronics
9 7 (1.31%) Legal
10 5 (0.94%) Front Office
10 5 (0.94%) Marketing
11 4 (0.75%) Local Government
12 3 (0.56%) Advertising
13 2 (0.37%) Publishing
14 1 (0.19%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (11.80%) .NET
2 24 (4.49%) Web Services
2 24 (4.49%) Middleware
3 21 (3.93%) HTML
4 19 (3.56%) CSS
5 18 (3.37%) ASP.NET
6 17 (3.18%) REST
7 14 (2.62%) XML
8 13 (2.43%) HTML5
9 11 (2.06%) .NET Framework
10 10 (1.87%) SAP Basis
11 9 (1.69%) Ajax
11 9 (1.69%) WPF
11 9 (1.69%) jQuery
12 7 (1.31%) RESTful
12 7 (1.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (1.31%) J2EE
13 6 (1.12%) WCF
13 6 (1.12%) WinForms
13 6 (1.12%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (3.37%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.43%) CMDB
5 12 (2.25%) Celerra
5 12 (2.25%) CLARiiON
6 11 (2.06%) Taxonomies
7 10 (1.87%) N-Tier
7 10 (1.87%) Data Integration
8 8 (1.50%) User Experience
8 8 (1.50%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.31%) Life Science
10 6 (1.12%) Smart Meter
10 6 (1.12%) Social Network
10 6 (1.12%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.94%) Physics
11 5 (0.94%) Clustering
11 5 (0.94%) Social Media
12 4 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (0.75%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 80 (14.98%) Windows
2 24 (4.49%) Linux
3 23 (4.31%) UNIX
4 14 (2.62%) Windows 8
5 9 (1.69%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.50%) AIX
7 7 (1.31%) Android
7 7 (1.31%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.75%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.19%) SUSE
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (14.23%) ITIL
2 74 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (12.92%) TOGAF
4 68 (12.73%) SOA
5 64 (11.99%) Migration
6 60 (11.24%) Enterprise Architecture
7 54 (10.11%) CRM
8 48 (8.99%) Project Management
9 39 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 39 (7.30%) Technical Architecture
10 34 (6.37%) Data Migration
11 31 (5.81%) Scrum
12 30 (5.62%) Data Modelling
13 29 (5.43%) Network Design
13 29 (5.43%) Mentoring
14 26 (4.87%) Zachman Framework
14 26 (4.87%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (4.87%) Change Management
15 25 (4.68%) Knowledge Management
16 24 (4.49%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (6.93%) Java
2 28 (5.24%) C#
3 25 (4.68%) SQL
4 15 (2.81%) JavaScript
5 13 (2.43%) C
6 9 (1.69%) C++
7 8 (1.50%) VB.NET
8 7 (1.31%) Embedded C
9 3 (0.56%) Erlang
9 3 (0.56%) ABAP
9 3 (0.56%) F#
9 3 (0.56%) Scala
9 3 (0.56%) Clojure
10 2 (0.37%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.37%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.37%) XPath
10 2 (0.37%) Embedded C++
10 2 (0.37%) Ruby
11 1 (0.19%) Korn
11 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 78 (14.61%) Security Cleared
2 73 (13.67%) SC Cleared
3 46 (8.61%) Degree
4 33 (6.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 32 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (5.43%) MCSE
7 25 (4.68%) MCITP
8 23 (4.31%) Citrix Certification
9 20 (3.75%) MCTS
9 20 (3.75%) VTSP
10 19 (3.56%) CCA
11 17 (3.18%) ISEB
12 16 (3.00%) VCAP
12 16 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (2.81%) CCNP
14 13 (2.43%) CCIA
15 12 (2.25%) CCEA
15 12 (2.25%) NCDA
15 12 (2.25%) NCIE
16 10 (1.87%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.25%) QA
2 6 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (0.75%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.37%) COBIT
5 2 (0.37%) SLA
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 69 (12.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (9.36%) Active Directory
3 41 (7.68%) Hyper-V
4 26 (4.87%) XenDesktop
5 22 (4.12%) vSphere
6 19 (3.56%) XenApp
7 16 (3.00%) vCloud
8 9 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (1.50%) Terminal Services
10 7 (1.31%) VMware ESX
11 6 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.75%) RHEV
13 2 (0.37%) Firmware
14 1 (0.19%) SRDF
14 1 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 1 (0.19%) IAG
14 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (1.87%) XenMobile
2 8 (1.50%) SCCM
3 6 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.75%) Windows Intune
4 4 (0.75%) AppDNA
4 4 (0.75%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.37%) SCOM
5 2 (0.37%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.19%) MOM
6 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.19%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.19%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 138 (25.84%) Microsoft
2 87 (16.29%) Cisco
3 85 (15.92%) VMware
4 80 (14.98%) Oracle
5 70 (13.11%) Citrix
6 64 (11.99%) SAP
7 44 (8.24%) IBM
8 41 (7.68%) EMC
9 40 (7.49%) NetApp
10 34 (6.37%) HP
11 27 (5.06%) Juniper
12 21 (3.93%) F5
13 13 (2.43%) 3PAR
13 13 (2.43%) BMC
13 13 (2.43%) Hyperion
13 13 (2.43%) Symantec
14 11 (2.06%) Open Text
14 11 (2.06%) CheckPoint
15 9 (1.69%) AppSense
16 7 (1.31%) Google
Warwickshire
Michael Page Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Gym
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Hoople Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £37,000 to £48,500 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 to £65000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £70000 to £75000 per annum - Plus bonus and car
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Private Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £58000.00 - £68000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Bromwich
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago