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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 39 46 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 308 257 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.55% 4.70% 3.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.92% 4.93% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 211 215 160
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
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
5201 5215 5229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.75% 95.44% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4316 4323 4441
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 August 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 -4 109 £67,500 - 28
Coventry -1 55 £57,500 -17.85% 4
Warwickshire +10 28 £75,000 - 2
Shropshire +15 26 £61,117 - 4
Staffordshire +10 19 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Walsall +1 8 £75,000 +36.36%
West Bromwich - 6 £43,596 - 1
Herefordshire 0 4 £50,000 +37.11%
Worcestershire +1 3 £75,000 +15.38% 2
Solihull -1 3 £50,000 +70.85% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £70,000 - 3
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - - 1
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 137 (23.42%) Microsoft
2 110 (18.80%) Windows
3 90 (15.38%) Oracle
3 90 (15.38%) .NET
4 87 (14.87%) Cisco
5 83 (14.19%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (13.68%) Enterprise Architecture
7 78 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 77 (13.16%) Manufacturing
8 77 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 75 (12.82%) VMware
10 74 (12.65%) TOGAF
11 73 (12.48%) SC Cleared
12 63 (10.77%) Finance
13 62 (10.60%) SAP
13 62 (10.60%) VMware Infrastructure
14 61 (10.43%) Active Directory
15 58 (9.91%) Citrix
16 54 (9.23%) Java
16 54 (9.23%) Data Centre
17 52 (8.89%) Change Management
18 46 (7.86%) Technical Architecture
18 46 (7.86%) Migration
18 46 (7.86%) MS Excel
19 44 (7.52%) SharePoint
19 44 (7.52%) LAN
19 44 (7.52%) WAN
20 43 (7.35%) SQL Server
21 42 (7.18%) SQL
21 42 (7.18%) Linux

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 44 (7.52%) SharePoint
2 28 (4.79%) JBoss
3 25 (4.27%) MS Exchange
4 21 (3.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 16 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 14 (2.39%) Lync
7 13 (2.22%) Documentum
8 12 (2.05%) IIS
9 10 (1.71%) Alfresco
10 9 (1.54%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.37%) Apache
12 7 (1.20%) Tomcat
12 7 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (1.03%) NetWeaver
14 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2000
15 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
15 2 (0.34%) Node.js
15 2 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 46 (7.86%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.22%) InfoPath
3 6 (1.03%) MS Office
4 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 36 (6.15%) SAP SCM
2 20 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (3.42%) SAP SD
3 18 (3.08%) SAP HR
4 14 (2.39%) SAP FI/CO
4 14 (2.39%) SAP FI
4 14 (2.39%) SAP CO
5 13 (2.22%) SAP LE
6 8 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.85%) SAP MM
7 5 (0.85%) SAP SRM
7 5 (0.85%) SAP HCM
8 4 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.51%) Cordys
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.30%) Office 365
2 19 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.22%) IaaS
4 9 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.20%) SoftLayer
5 7 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (7.52%) LAN
1 44 (7.52%) WAN
2 33 (5.64%) Cisco Nexus
3 24 (4.10%) Network Security
4 23 (3.93%) Firewall
5 17 (2.91%) Wireless
6 14 (2.39%) Internet
7 13 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (2.22%) Wireless Security
8 12 (2.05%) MPLS
8 12 (2.05%) VPN
9 9 (1.54%) TCP/IP
9 9 (1.54%) VoIP
9 9 (1.54%) OSPF
9 9 (1.54%) BGP
10 7 (1.20%) Intranet
11 6 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (0.85%) VLAN
12 5 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (0.85%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (3.93%) Oracle Database
4 17 (2.91%) Big Data
4 17 (2.91%) Relational Database
5 16 (2.74%) RDBMS
6 13 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (1.54%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.37%) MySQL
10 7 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (1.20%) OLAP
11 6 (1.03%) SAP BW
11 6 (1.03%) SAP BI
11 6 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
13 4 (0.68%) Oracle Exadata
13 4 (0.68%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 37 (6.32%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
3 8 (1.37%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 6 (1.03%) Maven
5 5 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.68%) Ant
6 4 (0.68%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.68%) NetBeans
6 4 (0.68%) NUnit
6 4 (0.68%) Subversion
7 2 (0.34%) JUnit
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.17%) WebSpeed
8 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.17%) Hudson
General
1 77 (13.16%) Manufacturing
2 63 (10.77%) Finance
3 38 (6.50%) Automotive
4 32 (5.47%) Retail
5 15 (2.56%) Military
6 14 (2.39%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.03%) Billing
7 6 (1.03%) Back Office
8 5 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.85%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.68%) Law
9 4 (0.68%) Legal
9 4 (0.68%) Marketing
9 4 (0.68%) Publishing
10 3 (0.51%) German Language
11 2 (0.34%) Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Games
12 1 (0.17%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (15.38%) .NET
2 32 (5.47%) CSS
3 31 (5.30%) HTML
4 22 (3.76%) Web Services
5 20 (3.42%) HTML5
6 18 (3.08%) .NET Framework
7 17 (2.91%) Middleware
7 17 (2.91%) XSLT
8 16 (2.74%) ASP.NET
9 12 (2.05%) XML
9 12 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (1.88%) RESTful
11 10 (1.71%) jQuery
12 9 (1.54%) SOAP
12 9 (1.54%) JMS
13 8 (1.37%) Spring
13 8 (1.37%) J2EE
13 8 (1.37%) MEAP
14 7 (1.20%) JSP
15 6 (1.03%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.23%) Data Centre
2 38 (6.50%) Data Integration
3 34 (5.81%) User Experience
4 26 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 22 (3.76%) Management Information System
6 20 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (2.56%) N-Tier
8 11 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.71%) NHS
9 10 (1.71%) Informatics
10 8 (1.37%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.20%) GIS
11 7 (1.20%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.85%) Health Informatics
13 4 (0.68%) Internet of Things
14 3 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
14 3 (0.51%) Visualisation
14 3 (0.51%) EqualLogic
14 3 (0.51%) Fat Client
14 3 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 110 (18.80%) Windows
2 42 (7.18%) Linux
3 34 (5.81%) UNIX
4 25 (4.27%) Windows 7
5 13 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (2.22%) Ubuntu
6 10 (1.71%) Solaris
7 9 (1.54%) AIX
8 6 (1.03%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.85%) Windows Vista
9 5 (0.85%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (14.19%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (13.68%) Enterprise Architecture
3 77 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 74 (12.65%) TOGAF
5 52 (8.89%) Change Management
6 46 (7.86%) Migration
6 46 (7.86%) Technical Architecture
7 41 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
8 40 (6.84%) CRM
9 38 (6.50%) Data Modelling
10 36 (6.15%) SOA
11 34 (5.81%) ITIL
12 33 (5.64%) Scrum
13 30 (5.13%) Information Security
14 28 (4.79%) Content Management
15 26 (4.44%) Analytics
16 23 (3.93%) Procure-to-pay
17 22 (3.76%) Logistics
18 21 (3.59%) Business Analysis
18 21 (3.59%) UML
Programming Languages
1 54 (9.23%) Java
2 42 (7.18%) SQL
3 32 (5.47%) C#
4 30 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 11 (1.88%) Shell Script
6 8 (1.37%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.03%) C
8 5 (0.85%) Scala
8 5 (0.85%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.68%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.68%) XPath
9 4 (0.68%) Perl
9 4 (0.68%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.51%) Clojure
11 2 (0.34%) Haskell
11 2 (0.34%) Erlang
11 2 (0.34%) F#
11 2 (0.34%) ABAP
12 1 (0.17%) VB
12 1 (0.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 78 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 73 (12.48%) SC Cleared
3 42 (7.18%) Degree
4 41 (7.01%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (4.10%) DV Cleared
6 23 (3.93%) CCNP
7 17 (2.91%) CCA
7 17 (2.91%) Citrix Certification
7 17 (2.91%) CITP
8 16 (2.74%) CISSP
8 16 (2.74%) CCEE
8 16 (2.74%) CCIA
9 15 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (2.56%) CCIE
10 13 (2.22%) HP ASE
11 10 (1.71%) GIAC
12 6 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.03%) CCDP
13 5 (0.85%) MCSD
13 5 (0.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.91%) QA
2 13 (2.22%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.85%) HL7
4 3 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) COBIT
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (10.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (10.43%) Active Directory
3 33 (5.64%) Hyper-V
4 30 (5.13%) XenApp
5 29 (4.96%) XenDesktop
6 24 (4.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (2.22%) Docker
8 7 (1.20%) VMware ESX
8 7 (1.20%) Firmware
9 5 (0.85%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.34%) vCloud
10 2 (0.34%) vSphere
11 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (5.13%) SCCM
2 14 (2.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 13 (2.22%) SCOM
4 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.34%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.17%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.17%) Puppet
5 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 137 (23.42%) Microsoft
2 90 (15.38%) Oracle
3 87 (14.87%) Cisco
4 75 (12.82%) VMware
5 62 (10.60%) SAP
6 58 (9.91%) Citrix
7 37 (6.32%) IBM
8 29 (4.96%) Red Hat
8 29 (4.96%) F5
9 24 (4.10%) AppSense
10 22 (3.76%) Juniper
11 21 (3.59%) CheckPoint
12 20 (3.42%) HP
13 16 (2.74%) Fujitsu
14 14 (2.39%) EMC
14 14 (2.39%) Informatica
15 13 (2.22%) OpenText
15 13 (2.22%) Huawei
16 10 (1.71%) Pega
17 9 (1.54%) Talend
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k + excellent package, car, bonus etc
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90 - 120k+ & excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + car allowance + 10% bonus + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis IT
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £50-90,000 + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50-80K
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits, Stock
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£80,000 plus attractive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Stock
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago