The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 45 71 43
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -28
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 240 188 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.56% 3.39% 5.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.82% 3.57% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 195 158 196
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,500 £60,500
% change year-on-year
+3.30% -
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4979 5273 4677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.60% 94.96% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4165 4416 4090
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Architect
England

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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 +23 137 £62,500 -7.40% 20
Coventry +30 36 £70,000 +33.97% 5
Staffordshire -2 17 £47,500 -28.30% 1
Warwickshire +18 12 £52,500 -25.00% 1
Solihull -8 12 £41,495 -33.60% 4
Walsall +4 5 £55,000 +18.91%
Herefordshire - 5 £36,465 -
Worcestershire -2 4 £63,750 +15.90%
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 (27.00%) Microsoft
2 79 (17.06%) VMware
3 76 (16.41%) Cisco
4 75 (16.20%) Windows
5 74 (15.98%) Security Cleared
6 66 (14.25%) SAP
7 65 (14.04%) Finance
8 63 (13.61%) Citrix
9 61 (13.17%) VMware Infrastructure
10 58 (12.53%) Project Management
11 56 (12.10%) SC Cleared
12 54 (11.66%) CRM
13 53 (11.45%) Oracle
13 53 (11.45%) Degree
14 50 (10.80%) ITIL
15 49 (10.58%) MS Excel
16 44 (9.50%) TOGAF
17 42 (9.07%) Business Development
18 40 (8.64%) Java
19 37 (7.99%) Firewall
19 37 (7.99%) Enterprise Architecture
20 35 (7.56%) Service Delivery
20 35 (7.56%) Active Directory
21 34 (7.34%) .NET
22 32 (6.91%) MS Exchange
23 31 (6.70%) SharePoint
23 31 (6.70%) Migration
23 31 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
23 31 (6.70%) NetApp
23 31 (6.70%) Hyper-V

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 32 (6.91%) MS Exchange
2 31 (6.70%) SharePoint
3 19 (4.10%) Lync
4 16 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (3.46%) WebLogic
5 14 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
6 11 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.86%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.65%) CMS
10 3 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.65%) Sonic ESB
10 3 (0.65%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.43%) Node.js
11 2 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 49 (10.58%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.46%) MS Office
3 3 (0.65%) MS Project
3 3 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (5.18%) SAP CRM
2 6 (1.30%) ENOVIA
2 6 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (1.08%) SAP PM
4 4 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.86%) SAP PP
5 3 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.65%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.65%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.43%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.43%) SAP QM
6 2 (0.43%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.43%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.43%) SAP APO
6 2 (0.43%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.43%) Maximo
7 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.89%) Office 365
2 8 (1.73%) IaaS
3 5 (1.08%) SaaS
4 2 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (7.99%) Firewall
2 26 (5.62%) Unified Communications
3 18 (3.89%) Wireless
4 16 (3.46%) Network Security
5 14 (3.02%) WAN
6 12 (2.59%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (2.38%) MPLS
8 9 (1.94%) LAN
9 8 (1.73%) NetScaler
10 7 (1.51%) DNS
10 7 (1.51%) IP Telephony
11 5 (1.08%) SAN
12 4 (0.86%) WAAS
12 4 (0.86%) BGP
12 4 (0.86%) OSPF
12 4 (0.86%) TCP/IP
13 3 (0.65%) VPN
13 3 (0.65%) PBX
13 3 (0.65%) IPsec
13 3 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.48%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.02%) Big Data
3 12 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.51%) EDRMS
6 7 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.30%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (1.30%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.08%) OLAP
8 5 (1.08%) MySQL
8 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.08%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.86%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.65%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Maven
2 3 (0.65%) JUnit
2 3 (0.65%) LSMW
2 3 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.43%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.43%) ERwin
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.22%) Ant
4 1 (0.22%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.22%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.22%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.22%) Subversion
4 1 (0.22%) JIRA
4 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.22%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.22%) Hudson
4 1 (0.22%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 65 (14.04%) Finance
2 28 (6.05%) Manufacturing
3 25 (5.40%) Retail
4 22 (4.75%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.02%) Automotive
6 13 (2.81%) Legal
7 11 (2.38%) Front Office
8 10 (2.16%) Marketing
9 9 (1.94%) Back Office
10 5 (1.08%) Advertising
11 4 (0.86%) Local Government
11 4 (0.86%) Electronics
12 3 (0.65%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (7.34%) .NET
2 15 (3.24%) J2EE
3 14 (3.02%) Middleware
4 12 (2.59%) Web Services
5 11 (2.38%) HTML
6 10 (2.16%) ASP.NET
7 9 (1.94%) XML
8 8 (1.73%) REST
8 8 (1.73%) Spring
9 7 (1.51%) XSLT
9 7 (1.51%) .NET Framework
10 6 (1.30%) CSS
11 5 (1.08%) Java EE
11 5 (1.08%) WCF
12 4 (0.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (0.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (0.86%) Ajax
12 4 (0.86%) Struts
12 4 (0.86%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
1 15 (3.24%) Open Source
2 7 (1.51%) Taxonomies
2 7 (1.51%) Data Integration
3 6 (1.30%) Computer Science
3 6 (1.30%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.08%) Human Factors
4 5 (1.08%) Social Media
4 5 (1.08%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (0.86%) Mobile App
5 4 (0.86%) Celerra
5 4 (0.86%) PKI
5 4 (0.86%) Blackberry
5 4 (0.86%) Replication
5 4 (0.86%) Clustering
5 4 (0.86%) CLARiiON
6 3 (0.65%) GIS
6 3 (0.65%) CMDB
6 3 (0.65%) Smart Meter
6 3 (0.65%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 75 (16.20%) Windows
2 24 (5.18%) Windows 7
3 15 (3.24%) Linux
4 12 (2.59%) AIX
5 11 (2.38%) Solaris
6 8 (1.73%) Windows 8
7 7 (1.51%) UNIX
8 5 (1.08%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.43%) Android
12 1 (0.22%) HPUX
12 1 (0.22%) VMS
12 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (12.53%) Project Management
2 54 (11.66%) CRM
3 50 (10.80%) ITIL
4 44 (9.50%) TOGAF
5 42 (9.07%) Business Development
6 37 (7.99%) Enterprise Architecture
7 35 (7.56%) Service Delivery
8 31 (6.70%) Migration
8 31 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (6.26%) SOA
9 29 (6.26%) Technical Architecture
10 25 (5.40%) Business Transformation
11 22 (4.75%) Network Design
12 21 (4.54%) Data Modelling
13 20 (4.32%) Scrum
13 20 (4.32%) ERP
13 20 (4.32%) Analytics
14 19 (4.10%) Security Architecture
15 18 (3.89%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (3.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 40 (8.64%) Java
2 22 (4.75%) SQL
3 16 (3.46%) C#
4 8 (1.73%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.08%) C++
5 5 (1.08%) VB.NET
5 5 (1.08%) XPath
6 4 (0.86%) ABAP
7 2 (0.43%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.43%) Ruby
7 2 (0.43%) Objective-C
7 2 (0.43%) Embedded C
7 2 (0.43%) Embedded C++
7 2 (0.43%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.43%) C
8 1 (0.22%) Perl
8 1 (0.22%) PHP
8 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.22%) VC++
8 1 (0.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 74 (15.98%) Security Cleared
2 56 (12.10%) SC Cleared
3 53 (11.45%) Degree
4 27 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (5.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 26 (5.62%) MCSE
6 24 (5.18%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (3.46%) CCNP
8 14 (3.02%) Citrix Certification
9 13 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (2.59%) CCA
10 12 (2.59%) CCIE
11 11 (2.38%) CCIA
12 10 (2.16%) MCITP
12 10 (2.16%) MCTS
13 8 (1.73%) CCEE
14 7 (1.51%) PhD
14 7 (1.51%) Sun Certification
14 7 (1.51%) VCP5
15 6 (1.30%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 6 (1.30%) QA
4 4 (0.86%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.86%) SLA
5 3 (0.65%) COBIT
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 61 (13.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (7.56%) Active Directory
3 31 (6.70%) Hyper-V
4 23 (4.97%) XenApp
5 22 (4.75%) XenDesktop
6 14 (3.02%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (2.16%) PowerHA
8 8 (1.73%) vSphere
9 6 (1.30%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.30%) VMware ESX
10 5 (1.08%) vCloud
11 3 (0.65%) XenServer
11 3 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.22%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.22%) Xen
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 25 (5.40%) SCCM
2 22 (4.75%) SCOM
3 5 (1.08%) AppDNA
4 3 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.65%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.43%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.43%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.43%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 125 (27.00%) Microsoft
2 79 (17.06%) VMware
3 76 (16.41%) Cisco
4 66 (14.25%) SAP
5 63 (13.61%) Citrix
6 53 (11.45%) Oracle
7 31 (6.70%) NetApp
8 25 (5.40%) HP
9 24 (5.18%) Juniper
10 20 (4.32%) F5
11 18 (3.89%) EMC
12 15 (3.24%) AppSense
13 14 (3.02%) CheckPoint
14 13 (2.81%) Symantec
15 11 (2.38%) IBM
15 11 (2.38%) Fujitsu
16 10 (2.16%) McAfee
17 7 (1.51%) Business Objects
17 7 (1.51%) Sun
17 7 (1.51%) Open Text
Staffordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham
Aximis West
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Excellent salarty plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K base + 10K Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Market + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus + car + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum £90k & Bonus & Car Allowance & Flex
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Xoserve
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Xoserve
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum + competitive, bens.
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry, Midlands
Trinity
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago