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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 40 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 279 219 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.93% 4.41% 3.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.13% 4.56% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 210 176 114
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,650 £50,000 £42,700
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £79,750 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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
5435 4807 4112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.02% 96.72% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4524 4181 3382
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,905
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 0 105 £70,000 +3.70% 25
Coventry +9 59 £63,949 -1.61% 2
Warwickshire +5 38 £57,500 -4.16% 4
Solihull +19 27 £67,000 +34.00% 3
Staffordshire +7 14 £55,000 -12.00% 5
Walsall -7 9 £67,500 -12.90%
Worcestershire -2 4 £48,750 +8.33% 3
Wolverhampton - 2 £62,500 - 1
Shropshire +5 1 £55,000 -21.42% 3
West Bromwich -18 1 £65,000 -16.12%
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 130 (24.95%) TOGAF
2 93 (17.85%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (16.89%) Degree
4 84 (16.12%) CRM
5 81 (15.55%) SAP
6 78 (14.97%) Finance
7 77 (14.78%) Enterprise Architecture
8 74 (14.20%) Microsoft
9 70 (13.44%) Business Intelligence
10 64 (12.28%) .NET
11 60 (11.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 59 (11.32%) Java
13 57 (10.94%) Oracle
14 53 (10.17%) Computer Science
15 49 (9.40%) SOA
16 48 (9.21%) Windows
17 47 (9.02%) SQL Server
18 45 (8.64%) ITIL
18 45 (8.64%) Dynamics CRM
19 43 (8.25%) Data Modelling
20 42 (8.06%) Analytics
21 40 (7.68%) Presales
21 40 (7.68%) Migration
22 37 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
22 37 (7.10%) Data Centre
23 36 (6.91%) SDLC
23 36 (6.91%) Information Security
24 34 (6.53%) Scrum
24 34 (6.53%) SharePoint
25 33 (6.33%) UML

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 34 (6.53%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.45%) Skype for Business
3 14 (2.69%) NetWeaver
4 12 (2.30%) IIS
5 9 (1.73%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.34%) SAP Portal
7 6 (1.15%) JBoss
8 5 (0.96%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.77%) Apache
9 4 (0.77%) CMS
9 4 (0.77%) SAS
10 3 (0.58%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.38%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.38%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.38%) Documentum
11 2 (0.38%) Liferay
11 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.77%) Simulink
3 3 (0.58%) SPSS
4 1 (0.19%) Casewise Modeler
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 45 (8.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (2.88%) SAP SCM
3 10 (1.92%) SAP CO
3 10 (1.92%) SAP FI
3 10 (1.92%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (1.73%) SAP CRM
5 7 (1.34%) SAP GRC
5 7 (1.34%) SAP SD
6 5 (0.96%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.96%) SAP IS-U
7 4 (0.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.19%) Exstream
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 37 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.07%) IaaS
3 11 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.92%) Office 365
5 8 (1.54%) Force.com
6 7 (1.34%) PaaS
6 7 (1.34%) SaaS
7 4 (0.77%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.65%) Firewall
2 14 (2.69%) Internet
3 11 (2.11%) Network Security
4 10 (1.92%) SAN
5 9 (1.73%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (1.54%) LAN
6 8 (1.54%) VPN
6 8 (1.54%) WAN
7 7 (1.34%) VoIP
7 7 (1.34%) Wireless
8 5 (0.96%) IP Telephony
9 4 (0.77%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.58%) BGP
10 3 (0.58%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.58%) OSPF
11 2 (0.38%) SNMP
11 2 (0.38%) VLAN
12 1 (0.19%) Cisco IPT
12 1 (0.19%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (2.69%) Big Data
5 13 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (2.11%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.92%) DB2
9 9 (1.73%) SAP BI
9 9 (1.73%) SAP BW
9 9 (1.73%) SAP HANA
10 8 (1.54%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (1.34%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.34%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.34%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.15%) Oracle Exadata
12 6 (1.15%) Power BI
13 5 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (1.15%) JUnit
2 6 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.77%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.58%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.58%) IntelliJ
4 3 (0.58%) Selenium
4 3 (0.58%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.38%) Concordion
5 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.38%) Mockito
5 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.19%) Ant
6 1 (0.19%) Hudson
6 1 (0.19%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.19%) Subversion
6 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
General
1 78 (14.97%) Finance
2 33 (6.33%) Manufacturing
3 25 (4.80%) Retail
3 25 (4.80%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.45%) Military
5 13 (2.50%) Automotive
6 12 (2.30%) Banking
7 10 (1.92%) Marketing
8 5 (0.96%) Local Government
9 4 (0.77%) Back Office
10 3 (0.58%) Billing
10 3 (0.58%) German Language
10 3 (0.58%) Legal
11 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.38%) Electronics
11 2 (0.38%) Publishing
11 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (12.28%) .NET
2 25 (4.80%) ASP.NET
2 25 (4.80%) HTML
3 21 (4.03%) XML
4 16 (3.07%) Web Services
5 14 (2.69%) Spring
6 13 (2.50%) .NET Framework
7 12 (2.30%) EJB
7 12 (2.30%) REST
7 12 (2.30%) SOAP
8 11 (2.11%) CSS
8 11 (2.11%) J2EE
9 10 (1.92%) Middleware
10 9 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (1.73%) HTML5
10 9 (1.73%) jQuery
10 9 (1.73%) JSP
10 9 (1.73%) SAP Basis
11 7 (1.34%) RESTful
12 6 (1.15%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.17%) Computer Science
2 37 (7.10%) Data Centre
3 29 (5.57%) Management Information System
4 25 (4.80%) User Experience
5 24 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (3.84%) Data Integration
8 19 (3.65%) N-Tier
9 11 (2.11%) Taxonomies
10 10 (1.92%) Smart Meter
11 9 (1.73%) Visualisation
12 8 (1.54%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.34%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.34%) PKI
14 5 (0.96%) Clustering
14 5 (0.96%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.96%) Security Operations Centre
14 5 (0.96%) VLE
15 4 (0.77%) Data Conversion
16 3 (0.58%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 48 (9.21%) Windows
2 24 (4.61%) Linux
3 17 (3.26%) Unix
4 7 (1.34%) Android
5 5 (0.96%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.77%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.58%) VMS
8 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.38%) Solaris
9 1 (0.19%) HPUX
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (24.95%) TOGAF
2 93 (17.85%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (16.12%) CRM
4 77 (14.78%) Enterprise Architecture
5 70 (13.44%) Business Intelligence
6 60 (11.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 49 (9.40%) SOA
8 45 (8.64%) ITIL
9 43 (8.25%) Data Modelling
10 42 (8.06%) Analytics
11 40 (7.68%) Migration
11 40 (7.68%) Presales
12 36 (6.91%) Information Security
12 36 (6.91%) SDLC
13 34 (6.53%) Scrum
14 33 (6.33%) Data Architecture
14 33 (6.33%) Translating Business Requirements
14 33 (6.33%) UML
15 30 (5.76%) Technical Architecture
16 29 (5.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 59 (11.32%) Java
2 30 (5.76%) SQL
3 29 (5.57%) JavaScript
4 25 (4.80%) C#
5 20 (3.84%) C
6 9 (1.73%) Python
6 9 (1.73%) Ruby
7 8 (1.54%) C++
8 5 (0.96%) Perl
9 4 (0.77%) MATLAB
9 4 (0.77%) PHP
9 4 (0.77%) Scala
10 3 (0.58%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.38%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.19%) ABAP
12 1 (0.19%) Groovy
12 1 (0.19%) R
12 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.19%) X++
Qualifications
1 88 (16.89%) Degree
2 28 (5.37%) CISSP
3 19 (3.65%) CITP
4 17 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (3.26%) Security Cleared
5 15 (2.88%) CISM
6 14 (2.69%) SANS
7 13 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (2.30%) CCNA
8 12 (2.30%) CCNP
9 11 (2.11%) SC Cleared
10 10 (1.92%) MBA
11 8 (1.54%) CISA
12 7 (1.34%) CLAS
12 7 (1.34%) CSSLP
12 7 (1.34%) GIAC
12 7 (1.34%) PMI Certification
12 7 (1.34%) PMP
13 6 (1.15%) CEH
14 4 (0.77%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.50%) QA
2 8 (1.54%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 8 (1.54%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.77%) ISO26262
5 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.73%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.96%) ProxySG
5 4 (0.77%) Docker
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.19%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (3.26%) SCCM
2 10 (1.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 7 (1.34%) SCOM
4 5 (0.96%) Cisco IPCC
5 4 (0.77%) Puppet
5 4 (0.77%) QRadar
6 3 (0.58%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.38%) Nagios
8 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.19%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.19%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.19%) Proventia
8 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 81 (15.55%) SAP
2 74 (14.20%) Microsoft
3 57 (10.94%) Oracle
4 33 (6.33%) Cisco
5 27 (5.18%) VMware
6 17 (3.26%) Tableau
7 14 (2.69%) Citrix
8 12 (2.30%) NetApp
9 10 (1.92%) EMC
9 10 (1.92%) IBM
9 10 (1.92%) Intel Security
9 10 (1.92%) Juniper
9 10 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.54%) 3PAR
10 8 (1.54%) Talend
11 7 (1.34%) MicroStrategy
11 7 (1.34%) Pega
12 6 (1.15%) Aruba
12 6 (1.15%) SolarWinds
13 5 (0.96%) Blue Coat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + private healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95,000-£120,000 (Plus Lucrative Package)
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£65,000 (Plus Quality Package)
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000-£95,000 (Plus Lucrative Package)
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
WBRS
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Empiric Solutions
Salary: Pension, Benefits etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £120,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arriva
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000 - £90,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Volaris Exec
Salary: £100000 per annum + Full comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Volaris Exec
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Bonus + Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Computer People
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harmonic Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capgemini
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harmonic Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harmonic Limited
Salary: Rate £450-£550/day
Posted: 22 days ago