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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 43 49 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 276 221 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.25% 4.51% 6.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.51% 4.73% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 198 169 234
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
5008 4676 4843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.25% 95.45% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4270 3907 4065
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 0 121 £65,000 +8.33% 11
Coventry +5 52 £60,000 -2.04% 1
Solihull +21 38 £50,000 -
Warwickshire -1 15 £65,000 +4.00% 5
Staffordshire +6 10 £67,500 -5.26% 3
Shropshire -4 10 £47,500 -33.33% 2
Walsall -1 7 £55,000 -31.25%
Wolverhampton +9 3 £50,000 +17.64%
West Bromwich +1 1 £75,000 +33.33%
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 129 (26.65%) Windows
2 124 (25.62%) Microsoft
3 110 (22.73%) Oracle
4 99 (20.45%) .NET
5 97 (20.04%) Citrix
5 97 (20.04%) VMware
6 91 (18.80%) Security Cleared
7 83 (17.15%) Agile Software Development
8 82 (16.94%) SC Cleared
9 72 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
10 71 (14.67%) Cisco
11 67 (13.84%) SharePoint
12 62 (12.81%) SQL Server
13 60 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
14 59 (12.19%) SQL
15 58 (11.98%) SAP
16 55 (11.36%) MS Excel
17 54 (11.16%) Manufacturing
18 50 (10.33%) Finance
19 49 (10.12%) ITIL
19 49 (10.12%) Linux
20 48 (9.92%) Java
21 47 (9.71%) C#
22 45 (9.30%) Retail
23 44 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
24 43 (8.88%) TOGAF
24 43 (8.88%) CSS
24 43 (8.88%) Migration
24 43 (8.88%) Scrum
25 42 (8.68%) ASP.NET

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (13.84%) SharePoint
2 26 (5.37%) SharePoint 2013
3 25 (5.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 23 (4.75%) JBoss
5 20 (4.13%) MS Exchange
6 13 (2.69%) WebLogic
7 11 (2.27%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.86%) Lync
8 9 (1.86%) Alfresco
8 9 (1.86%) Documentum
9 7 (1.45%) Apache
9 7 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.03%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.83%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.62%) IIS
14 2 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 55 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.48%) MS Office
3 9 (1.86%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.41%) SPSS
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 31 (6.40%) SAP SCM
2 16 (3.31%) SAP FI
3 15 (3.10%) SAP FI/CO
3 15 (3.10%) SAP CO
4 12 (2.48%) SAP HR
4 12 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (2.07%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (1.86%) SAP SD
7 8 (1.65%) SAP LE
8 7 (1.45%) SAP FI-AP
8 7 (1.45%) SAP MM
9 4 (0.83%) SAP HCM
9 4 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.83%) Scribe Insight
10 3 (0.62%) Cordys
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.44%) Office 365
2 13 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.03%) SaaS
5 4 (0.83%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.21%) IaaS
7 1 (0.21%) PaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.79%) Cisco Nexus
2 24 (4.96%) WAN
3 23 (4.75%) Firewall
4 22 (4.55%) LAN
5 19 (3.93%) SAN
6 14 (2.89%) Wireless
7 9 (1.86%) MPLS
8 8 (1.65%) OSPF
8 8 (1.65%) VPN
9 7 (1.45%) DNS
9 7 (1.45%) BGP
10 6 (1.24%) WLAN
10 6 (1.24%) TCP/IP
11 5 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (1.03%) VLAN
11 5 (1.03%) Wireshark
11 5 (1.03%) VoIP
11 5 (1.03%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.83%) Internet
12 4 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (12.81%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.37%) Relational Database
3 24 (4.96%) RDBMS
4 14 (2.89%) Oracle Database
5 12 (2.48%) NoSQL
5 12 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (1.65%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (1.45%) Big Data
7 7 (1.45%) Oracle ODI
7 7 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.03%) DB2
8 5 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.03%) QlikView
9 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 40 (8.26%) Visual Studio
2 14 (2.89%) NUnit
3 10 (2.07%) Maven
4 9 (1.86%) Ant
5 8 (1.65%) Talend Open Studio
6 7 (1.45%) Subversion
7 6 (1.24%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.24%) NetBeans
8 5 (1.03%) RequisitePro
9 4 (0.83%) JUnit
9 4 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.62%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.41%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.41%) JIRA
12 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.21%) Lombardi
12 1 (0.21%) AccuRev
12 1 (0.21%) Hudson
12 1 (0.21%) Gradle
General
1 54 (11.16%) Manufacturing
2 50 (10.33%) Finance
3 45 (9.30%) Retail
4 13 (2.69%) Automotive
5 12 (2.48%) Law
6 9 (1.86%) Legal
7 8 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (1.65%) Back Office
8 7 (1.45%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.83%) Banking
10 3 (0.62%) Publishing
11 2 (0.41%) Advertising
11 2 (0.41%) Marketing
11 2 (0.41%) Front Office
12 1 (0.21%) Electronics
12 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (20.45%) .NET
2 43 (8.88%) CSS
3 42 (8.68%) ASP.NET
4 40 (8.26%) HTML
5 28 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (5.17%) HTML5
6 25 (5.17%) Web Services
7 22 (4.55%) XML
8 21 (4.34%) .NET Framework
9 18 (3.72%) jQuery
10 16 (3.31%) SOAP
10 16 (3.31%) Middleware
10 16 (3.31%) Ajax
11 15 (3.10%) XSLT
11 15 (3.10%) Entity Framework
12 11 (2.27%) JMS
12 11 (2.27%) Spring
13 10 (2.07%) Struts
13 10 (2.07%) JSP
14 8 (1.65%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.55%) Open Source
3 16 (3.31%) User Experience
4 13 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (2.69%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 11 (2.27%) N-Tier
5 11 (2.27%) Clustering
6 10 (2.07%) GIS
7 8 (1.65%) Life Science
8 6 (1.24%) BYOD
9 5 (1.03%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.83%) Informatics
10 4 (0.83%) Health Informatics
10 4 (0.83%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.83%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.83%) Smartphone
10 4 (0.83%) NHS
11 3 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.62%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 129 (26.65%) Windows
2 49 (10.12%) Linux
3 34 (7.02%) Windows 7
4 30 (6.20%) UNIX
5 7 (1.45%) Windows 8
6 6 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.24%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.24%) Android
7 4 (0.83%) Windows Vista
7 4 (0.83%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.62%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.21%) AIX
9 1 (0.21%) Solaris
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (17.15%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 49 (10.12%) ITIL
4 44 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 43 (8.88%) Migration
5 43 (8.88%) TOGAF
5 43 (8.88%) Scrum
6 40 (8.26%) Enterprise Architecture
7 38 (7.85%) SOA
8 36 (7.44%) MVC
9 35 (7.23%) Change Management
10 34 (7.02%) Content Management
11 27 (5.58%) Unit Testing
12 25 (5.17%) Software Engineering
13 24 (4.96%) Mentoring
14 23 (4.75%) ETL
15 22 (4.55%) CRM
16 21 (4.34%) Procure-to-pay
17 20 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
18 19 (3.93%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 59 (12.19%) SQL
2 48 (9.92%) Java
3 47 (9.71%) C#
4 36 (7.44%) JavaScript
5 12 (2.48%) VB.NET
6 6 (1.24%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.24%) XPath
6 6 (1.24%) Perl
6 6 (1.24%) C
7 4 (0.83%) C++
7 4 (0.83%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.62%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.62%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.41%) F#
9 2 (0.41%) Scala
9 2 (0.41%) Clojure
9 2 (0.41%) VB
9 2 (0.41%) Erlang
10 1 (0.21%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 91 (18.80%) Security Cleared
2 82 (16.94%) SC Cleared
3 30 (6.20%) CCA
3 30 (6.20%) Citrix Certification
4 29 (5.99%) Degree
5 26 (5.37%) CCIA
5 26 (5.37%) CCEE
6 17 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (2.69%) DV Cleared
10 11 (2.27%) CISSP
11 10 (2.07%) CCNP
12 9 (1.86%) CCNA
12 9 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (1.65%) MCSE
14 5 (1.03%) MCP
14 5 (1.03%) CCDP
15 4 (0.83%) CISM
15 4 (0.83%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.27%) PCI DSS
2 8 (1.65%) QA
3 4 (0.83%) HL7
3 4 (0.83%) COBIT
3 4 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.62%) HIPAA
4 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 3 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (8.68%) Active Directory
3 41 (8.47%) XenApp
4 39 (8.06%) XenDesktop
5 34 (7.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 20 (4.13%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.65%) vSphere
8 6 (1.24%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.62%) Docker
10 2 (0.41%) XenServer
11 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.21%) RHEV
11 1 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (3.10%) SCCM
2 2 (0.41%) SCOM
2 2 (0.41%) Puppet
2 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.21%) Ansible
3 1 (0.21%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.21%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.21%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 124 (25.62%) Microsoft
2 110 (22.73%) Oracle
3 97 (20.04%) Citrix
3 97 (20.04%) VMware
4 71 (14.67%) Cisco
5 58 (11.98%) SAP
6 38 (7.85%) IBM
7 33 (6.82%) AppSense
8 28 (5.79%) HP
9 26 (5.37%) EMC
9 26 (5.37%) Fujitsu
10 20 (4.13%) NetApp
10 20 (4.13%) Red Hat
11 17 (3.51%) Juniper
12 15 (3.10%) Informatica
13 12 (2.48%) OpenText
14 9 (1.86%) F5
15 8 (1.65%) Talend
15 8 (1.65%) Pega
15 8 (1.65%) Business Objects
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + FE Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Shropshire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £350.00 - £380.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Allpay
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £85000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Car
Posted: 9 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Hereford
360 Resourcing
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + inc FE Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Shropshire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car, Pension, Health + more
Posted: 18 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + + FE Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago