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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 45 55 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 267 220 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.99% 4.22% 5.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.25% 4.45% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 170 178 175
Average salary £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,100 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
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
5090 4949 4829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.07% 94.97% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4273 4177 4000
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -11 109 £57,500 -8.00% 12
Coventry +12 52 £52,500 -25.00% 2
Solihull +23 29 £50,000 +17.65%
Warwickshire 0 19 £80,000 +52.38% 5
Shropshire +5 10 £44,500 -36.42%
Staffordshire +6 7 £70,000 +64.70% 2
West Bromwich +12 6 £60,000 +6.66%
Walsall +3 6 £55,000 -31.25%
Wolverhampton +17 3 £50,000 -
Herefordshire - 3 £50,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 3 - -
Worcestershire -4 1 - -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 143 (28.77%) Microsoft
2 141 (28.37%) Windows
3 103 (20.72%) VMware
4 102 (20.52%) .NET
5 101 (20.32%) Oracle
6 95 (19.11%) Citrix
7 93 (18.71%) Security Cleared
8 86 (17.30%) SC Cleared
9 79 (15.90%) VMware Infrastructure
9 79 (15.90%) Agile Software Development
10 78 (15.69%) Cisco
10 78 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 67 (13.48%) Manufacturing
12 66 (13.28%) SAP
13 62 (12.47%) SharePoint
14 60 (12.07%) MS Excel
15 58 (11.67%) SQL Server
16 55 (11.07%) Linux
17 54 (10.87%) Java
17 54 (10.87%) Active Directory
18 51 (10.26%) SQL
18 51 (10.26%) Change Management
19 45 (9.05%) Data Centre
20 44 (8.85%) Visual Studio
20 44 (8.85%) XenApp
21 43 (8.65%) CSS
21 43 (8.65%) Finance
22 42 (8.45%) C#
22 42 (8.45%) XenDesktop
23 40 (8.05%) SAP SCM

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 62 (12.47%) SharePoint
2 27 (5.43%) MS Exchange
2 27 (5.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 26 (5.23%) JBoss
4 24 (4.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 14 (2.82%) Documentum
6 13 (2.62%) Alfresco
7 10 (2.01%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.81%) Apache
8 9 (1.81%) Lync
9 8 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (1.41%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.80%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.80%) NetWeaver
12 4 (0.80%) IIS
13 3 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 60 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.82%) InfoPath
3 11 (2.21%) MS Office
4 2 (0.40%) SPSS
4 2 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 40 (8.05%) SAP SCM
2 19 (3.82%) SAP FI
3 18 (3.62%) SAP FI/CO
3 18 (3.62%) SAP CO
4 17 (3.42%) SAP HR
5 13 (2.62%) SAP SD
6 11 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (2.21%) SAP LE
7 9 (1.81%) SAP MM
8 7 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (1.41%) SAP FI-AP
9 6 (1.21%) SAP HCM
10 4 (0.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.60%) Scribe Insight
11 3 (0.60%) Cordys
11 3 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
12 2 (0.40%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (7.85%) Office 365
2 12 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.21%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.80%) SaaS
5 4 (0.80%) IaaS
6 2 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (7.24%) Cisco Nexus
2 31 (6.24%) WAN
3 26 (5.23%) LAN
4 22 (4.43%) Firewall
5 14 (2.82%) VPN
6 13 (2.62%) MPLS
7 12 (2.41%) SAN
8 11 (2.21%) DNS
9 10 (2.01%) OSPF
9 10 (2.01%) BGP
9 10 (2.01%) Wireless
10 9 (1.81%) TCP/IP
11 8 (1.61%) VoIP
11 8 (1.61%) Internet
12 6 (1.21%) WLAN
12 6 (1.21%) VLAN
13 5 (1.01%) Wireshark
13 5 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (1.01%) Network Security
13 5 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.42%) Relational Database
3 15 (3.02%) RDBMS
4 12 (2.41%) Oracle Database
4 12 (2.41%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.21%) Big Data
5 6 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.01%) MySQL
6 5 (1.01%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (0.80%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (0.80%) SAP HANA
7 4 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.80%) SAP BW
7 4 (0.80%) SAP BI
8 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.40%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 44 (8.85%) Visual Studio
2 14 (2.82%) NUnit
3 10 (2.01%) Maven
4 7 (1.41%) Ant
5 6 (1.21%) Subversion
5 6 (1.21%) Eclipse
5 6 (1.21%) NetBeans
5 6 (1.21%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (1.01%) RequisitePro
6 5 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.80%) JUnit
8 2 (0.40%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.20%) Lombardi
9 1 (0.20%) AccuRev
9 1 (0.20%) Hudson
9 1 (0.20%) Gradle
General
1 67 (13.48%) Manufacturing
2 43 (8.65%) Finance
3 40 (8.05%) Retail
4 20 (4.02%) Automotive
5 12 (2.41%) Law
6 9 (1.81%) Back Office
7 8 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (1.61%) Legal
8 7 (1.41%) Military
9 5 (1.01%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.01%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.40%) Front Office
10 2 (0.40%) Billing
10 2 (0.40%) Advertising
10 2 (0.40%) Publishing
10 2 (0.40%) German Language
11 1 (0.20%) Games
11 1 (0.20%) Marketing
11 1 (0.20%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (20.52%) .NET
2 43 (8.65%) CSS
3 39 (7.85%) HTML
4 35 (7.04%) ASP.NET
5 27 (5.43%) HTML5
6 26 (5.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (4.83%) Web Services
8 20 (4.02%) XSLT
8 20 (4.02%) .NET Framework
9 17 (3.42%) jQuery
10 16 (3.22%) XML
10 16 (3.22%) SOAP
11 15 (3.02%) Middleware
12 14 (2.82%) Entity Framework
13 12 (2.41%) Ajax
14 11 (2.21%) J2EE
15 8 (1.61%) Spring
15 8 (1.61%) JMS
16 7 (1.41%) JSP
16 7 (1.41%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.05%) Data Centre
2 26 (5.23%) User Experience
3 25 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.41%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.21%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.21%) Clustering
7 10 (2.01%) GIS
8 7 (1.41%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.41%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.21%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.01%) Health Informatics
10 5 (1.01%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.01%) NHS
10 5 (1.01%) Informatics
11 4 (0.80%) Life Science
12 3 (0.60%) PKI
12 3 (0.60%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.60%) BYOD
12 3 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 141 (28.37%) Windows
2 55 (11.07%) Linux
3 36 (7.24%) Windows 7
4 27 (5.43%) UNIX
5 9 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.41%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.21%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.01%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.01%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.80%) Solaris
10 3 (0.60%) Android
11 2 (0.40%) AIX
11 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (15.90%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 51 (10.26%) Change Management
4 39 (7.85%) Content Management
5 38 (7.65%) TOGAF
5 38 (7.65%) ITIL
6 37 (7.44%) Technical Architecture
7 36 (7.24%) Enterprise Architecture
7 36 (7.24%) Scrum
7 36 (7.24%) Migration
8 35 (7.04%) SOA
9 27 (5.43%) MVC
9 27 (5.43%) Unit Testing
9 27 (5.43%) Procure-to-pay
10 24 (4.83%) Open Source
11 21 (4.23%) Software Engineering
12 20 (4.02%) CRM
12 20 (4.02%) Mentoring
13 17 (3.42%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (3.42%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (10.87%) Java
2 51 (10.26%) SQL
3 42 (8.45%) C#
4 31 (6.24%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.61%) VB.NET
6 7 (1.41%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.21%) XPath
7 6 (1.21%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.21%) Perl
8 3 (0.60%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.60%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.60%) Scala
8 3 (0.60%) C
9 2 (0.40%) Clojure
9 2 (0.40%) F#
9 2 (0.40%) Haskell
9 2 (0.40%) Erlang
9 2 (0.40%) VB
10 1 (0.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 93 (18.71%) Security Cleared
2 86 (17.30%) SC Cleared
3 31 (6.24%) CCA
3 31 (6.24%) Citrix Certification
4 27 (5.43%) CCEE
4 27 (5.43%) CCIA
5 24 (4.83%) Degree
6 22 (4.43%) DV Cleared
7 18 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.61%) MCSE
11 7 (1.41%) CCNP
11 7 (1.41%) CISSP
12 6 (1.21%) MCP
13 5 (1.01%) CCDP
14 4 (0.80%) PMP
14 4 (0.80%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.80%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.82%) PCI DSS
2 13 (2.62%) QA
3 5 (1.01%) HL7
4 4 (0.80%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.40%) COBIT
6 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.40%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (15.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (10.87%) Active Directory
3 44 (8.85%) XenApp
4 42 (8.45%) XenDesktop
5 36 (7.24%) Microsoft App-V
6 33 (6.64%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.61%) vSphere
8 7 (1.41%) Docker
9 6 (1.21%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.21%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.60%) XenServer
11 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.20%) Firmware
12 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (4.43%) SCCM
2 7 (1.41%) SCOM
3 5 (1.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (0.60%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.60%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.40%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.40%) Puppet
5 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.20%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.20%) Ansible
6 1 (0.20%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 143 (28.77%) Microsoft
2 103 (20.72%) VMware
3 101 (20.32%) Oracle
4 95 (19.11%) Citrix
5 78 (15.69%) Cisco
6 66 (13.28%) SAP
7 35 (7.04%) AppSense
8 33 (6.64%) IBM
9 28 (5.63%) Red Hat
10 27 (5.43%) Fujitsu
11 25 (5.03%) EMC
12 21 (4.23%) HP
13 18 (3.62%) NetApp
14 16 (3.22%) OpenText
15 12 (2.41%) Informatica
15 12 (2.41%) Juniper
16 10 (2.01%) F5
17 9 (1.81%) Dell
18 6 (1.21%) Symantec
18 6 (1.21%) 3PAR
Warwick, Warwickshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, health, 25 day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Defence Infrastructure Organisation
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Energy Technology Institute
Salary: Competitive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Energy Technology Institute
Salary: Competitive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £40,000-£60,000 DOE
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 12 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
West Midlands
Defence Infrastructure Organisation
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Erin Associates
Posted: 25 days ago