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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 50 56 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 232 163 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.54% 3.96% 5.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.77% 4.19% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 177 108 233
Average salary £65,000 £60,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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
4859 3890 4498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.09% 94.60% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4193 3173 3859
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
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 27 February 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 February 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 +5 105 £67,500 +11.57% 10
Coventry -9 44 £60,000 +20.00% 10
Solihull +6 25 £50,000 +12.65% 3
Warwickshire -2 14 £60,000 -5.88% 3
Staffordshire -3 8 £65,000 -16.12% 3
Walsall -5 3 £80,000 -11.11%
Shropshire -19 3 £70,000 -3.44% 2
Worcestershire -8 1 £45,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £77,500 -
Dudley - 1 £45,000 -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 125 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 109 (21.80%) Windows
3 97 (19.40%) VMware
4 94 (18.80%) Oracle
5 85 (17.00%) Citrix
6 81 (16.20%) .NET
6 81 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
7 78 (15.60%) Cisco
8 72 (14.40%) SAP
8 72 (14.40%) Security Cleared
9 70 (14.00%) ITIL
10 69 (13.80%) VMware Infrastructure
11 67 (13.40%) SharePoint
12 66 (13.20%) Finance
13 64 (12.80%) SQL Server
14 62 (12.40%) SC Cleared
15 58 (11.60%) MS Excel
15 58 (11.60%) Manufacturing
16 57 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
17 56 (11.20%) IBM
17 56 (11.20%) TOGAF
18 51 (10.20%) Active Directory
19 50 (10.00%) SQL
19 50 (10.00%) Migration
20 47 (9.40%) Linux
20 47 (9.40%) Enterprise Architecture
21 45 (9.00%) HP
22 43 (8.60%) C#
22 43 (8.60%) Scrum
22 43 (8.60%) Technical Architecture

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 67 (13.40%) SharePoint
2 28 (5.60%) SharePoint 2010
3 25 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 24 (4.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (2.80%) WebLogic
6 13 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (2.40%) Tomcat
7 12 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (2.20%) JBoss
9 10 (2.00%) WebSphere
10 9 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2000
11 7 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (1.40%) IBM Notes
11 7 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (1.20%) Apache
13 5 (1.00%) IIS
13 5 (1.00%) Lync
14 4 (0.80%) nginx
14 4 (0.80%) Node.js
Applications
1 58 (11.60%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.20%) MS Office
3 5 (1.00%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.80%) TargetLink
5 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 29 (5.80%) SAP SCM
2 16 (3.20%) SAP FI
3 15 (3.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 15 (3.00%) SAP CO
4 12 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (2.40%) SAP HR
5 8 (1.60%) SAP LE
6 7 (1.40%) SAP SD
6 7 (1.40%) SAP MM
6 7 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (1.40%) SAP FI-AP
7 4 (0.80%) SAP HCM
7 4 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.40%) SAP QM
9 2 (0.40%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.40%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.00%) Office 365
2 17 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.60%) SuccessFactors
4 8 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.40%) Google Apps
6 6 (1.20%) SaaS
7 2 (0.40%) PaaS
8 1 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.40%) Firewall
2 24 (4.80%) SAN
3 21 (4.20%) Cisco Nexus
4 20 (4.00%) Wireless
4 20 (4.00%) WAN
5 14 (2.80%) LAN
6 10 (2.00%) DNS
7 8 (1.60%) Unified Communications
8 7 (1.40%) NetScaler
9 6 (1.20%) NAS
9 6 (1.20%) Internet
9 6 (1.20%) WLAN
10 5 (1.00%) MPLS
10 5 (1.00%) HTTPS
10 5 (1.00%) WAAS
10 5 (1.00%) Wireshark
11 4 (0.80%) Wireless Security
11 4 (0.80%) VPN
11 4 (0.80%) OSPF
11 4 (0.80%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (12.80%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.60%) Relational Database
3 17 (3.40%) RDBMS
4 12 (2.40%) Oracle Database
5 11 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (2.00%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.40%) DB2
9 6 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.80%) QlikView
10 4 (0.80%) Big Data
10 4 (0.80%) MySQL
10 4 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.60%) EDRMS
11 3 (0.60%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (6.40%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.00%) NUnit
3 6 (1.20%) Subversion
3 6 (1.20%) Ant
3 6 (1.20%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.00%) RequisitePro
5 4 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (0.80%) Maven
6 3 (0.60%) JUnit
6 3 (0.60%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.60%) JIRA
7 2 (0.40%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.40%) Hudson
7 2 (0.40%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.20%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.20%) Lombardi
8 1 (0.20%) Gradle
8 1 (0.20%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 66 (13.20%) Finance
2 58 (11.60%) Manufacturing
3 31 (6.20%) Retail
4 19 (3.80%) Automotive
5 14 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.60%) Law
6 8 (1.60%) Back Office
7 7 (1.40%) Legal
7 7 (1.40%) Banking
8 5 (1.00%) Electronics
9 4 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.60%) Advertising
11 2 (0.40%) Front Office
12 1 (0.20%) Publishing
12 1 (0.20%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (16.20%) .NET
2 35 (7.00%) CSS
3 34 (6.80%) ASP.NET
4 33 (6.60%) HTML
5 24 (4.80%) Web Services
6 21 (4.20%) Middleware
6 21 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (4.20%) HTML5
7 19 (3.80%) XML
8 15 (3.00%) .NET Framework
8 15 (3.00%) jQuery
9 13 (2.60%) Ajax
10 11 (2.20%) SOAP
10 11 (2.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 10 (2.00%) REST
11 10 (2.00%) XSLT
12 9 (1.80%) J2EE
12 9 (1.80%) WPF
13 8 (1.60%) Struts
13 8 (1.60%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (3.60%) Open Source
4 14 (2.80%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.60%) N-Tier
5 13 (2.60%) Clustering
6 11 (2.20%) Client/Server
6 11 (2.20%) Life Science
7 7 (1.40%) Social Network
8 5 (1.00%) Celerra
8 5 (1.00%) CMDB
8 5 (1.00%) CLARiiON
8 5 (1.00%) Internet of Things
8 5 (1.00%) User Experience
9 4 (0.80%) GIS
9 4 (0.80%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.80%) Smartphone
9 4 (0.80%) Taxonomies
9 4 (0.80%) Blog
9 4 (0.80%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 109 (21.80%) Windows
2 47 (9.40%) Linux
3 30 (6.00%) UNIX
4 14 (2.80%) Windows 7
5 9 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.60%) AIX
7 7 (1.40%) Android
7 7 (1.40%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.40%) Solaris
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.20%) SUSE
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (14.00%) ITIL
3 57 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (11.20%) TOGAF
5 50 (10.00%) Migration
6 47 (9.40%) Enterprise Architecture
7 43 (8.60%) Technical Architecture
7 43 (8.60%) Scrum
8 42 (8.40%) SOA
9 41 (8.20%) Change Management
10 34 (6.80%) MVC
11 31 (6.20%) Software Engineering
12 29 (5.80%) Content Management
12 29 (5.80%) Mentoring
13 26 (5.20%) CRM
14 25 (5.00%) Change Control
15 24 (4.80%) Zachman Framework
16 22 (4.40%) Project Management
17 21 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
18 20 (4.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 50 (10.00%) SQL
2 43 (8.60%) C#
3 36 (7.20%) Java
4 26 (5.20%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.00%) C
6 9 (1.80%) VB.NET
7 6 (1.20%) C++
8 4 (0.80%) Embedded C
8 4 (0.80%) Erlang
8 4 (0.80%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.80%) F#
8 4 (0.80%) Scala
8 4 (0.80%) Clojure
8 4 (0.80%) XPath
9 3 (0.60%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.60%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.40%) VB
10 2 (0.40%) Perl
10 2 (0.40%) ABAP
11 1 (0.20%) Korn
Qualifications
1 72 (14.40%) Security Cleared
2 62 (12.40%) SC Cleared
3 28 (5.60%) Citrix Certification
3 28 (5.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (5.20%) Degree
5 24 (4.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 24 (4.80%) CCA
6 22 (4.40%) MCSE
7 19 (3.80%) CCEE
8 18 (3.60%) CCIA
9 17 (3.40%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (2.60%) VTSP
12 12 (2.40%) MCITP
13 11 (2.20%) CCNP
14 10 (2.00%) CCNA
14 10 (2.00%) VCAP
15 9 (1.80%) MCP
16 8 (1.60%) CISSP
16 8 (1.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.00%) PCI DSS
2 8 (1.60%) QA
3 4 (0.80%) COBIT
4 3 (0.60%) HIPAA
4 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 3 (0.60%) SLA
4 3 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.20%) HL7
System Software
1 69 (13.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (10.20%) Active Directory
3 32 (6.40%) Hyper-V
4 29 (5.80%) XenApp
5 26 (5.20%) XenDesktop
6 20 (4.00%) vSphere
7 16 (3.20%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (2.00%) vCloud
9 8 (1.60%) Terminal Services
10 7 (1.40%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.80%) RHEV
11 4 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.60%) XenServer
13 2 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.20%) SRDF
14 1 (0.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 1 (0.20%) IAG
14 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (2.20%) SCCM
2 7 (1.40%) XenMobile
3 4 (0.80%) SCOrch
3 4 (0.80%) Windows Intune
4 2 (0.40%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.40%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.40%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.20%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.20%) SCOM
5 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.20%) Puppet
5 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.20%) MOM
5 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.20%) Ansible
5 1 (0.20%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 125 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 97 (19.40%) VMware
3 94 (18.80%) Oracle
4 85 (17.00%) Citrix
5 78 (15.60%) Cisco
6 72 (14.40%) SAP
7 56 (11.20%) IBM
8 45 (9.00%) HP
9 40 (8.00%) EMC
9 40 (8.00%) NetApp
10 25 (5.00%) Juniper
11 15 (3.00%) AppSense
12 14 (2.80%) Red Hat
13 13 (2.60%) Fujitsu
13 13 (2.60%) F5
14 12 (2.40%) 3PAR
15 11 (2.20%) Symantec
16 9 (1.80%) CheckPoint
17 7 (1.40%) Lotus
17 7 (1.40%) Pega
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Signet Limited
Salary: Competetitve Salary, Car/Car Allowance and excellent benefits package!
Posted: 18 hours ago
Coventry
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £75000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: Excellent Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: Excellent Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + Package and Benefits (Depending on
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £40k to £50k pa depending on experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
set2recruit
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + inc FE Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + inc FE Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 17 days ago