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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 44 49 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 251 192 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.93% 4.32% 6.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.18% 4.53% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 185 139 236
Average salary £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +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
4841 4236 4635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.03% 95.32% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4160 3497 3930
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
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 27 March 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 March 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 +1 117 £65,000 +8.33% 11
Coventry +2 49 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Solihull +11 30 £50,000 - 2
Warwickshire -5 12 £64,000 -8.57% 1
Staffordshire 0 9 £65,000 -10.34% 3
Shropshire -11 7 £70,000 -1.75% 1
Walsall -1 4 £65,000 -
West Bromwich +4 1 £75,000 +33.33%
Dudley - 1 £45,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 115 (24.36%) Microsoft
2 112 (23.73%) Windows
3 107 (22.67%) Oracle
4 91 (19.28%) .NET
5 87 (18.43%) VMware
6 86 (18.22%) Citrix
7 78 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
8 76 (16.10%) Security Cleared
9 69 (14.62%) Cisco
10 66 (13.98%) SC Cleared
11 65 (13.77%) SharePoint
12 61 (12.92%) SQL Server
13 60 (12.71%) SAP
13 60 (12.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 59 (12.50%) ITIL
15 58 (12.29%) SQL
16 55 (11.65%) MS Excel
17 54 (11.44%) Manufacturing
17 54 (11.44%) Stakeholder Management
18 49 (10.38%) Finance
19 48 (10.17%) TOGAF
20 47 (9.96%) Linux
21 46 (9.75%) Java
21 46 (9.75%) Migration
22 44 (9.32%) Technical Architecture
23 43 (9.11%) Scrum
23 43 (9.11%) C#
24 42 (8.90%) Retail
25 41 (8.69%) Enterprise Architecture
25 41 (8.69%) IBM

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 65 (13.77%) SharePoint
2 26 (5.51%) SharePoint 2010
3 24 (5.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 20 (4.24%) JBoss
5 17 (3.60%) MS Exchange
6 15 (3.18%) WebLogic
7 13 (2.75%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.91%) Lync
9 8 (1.69%) Apache
10 6 (1.27%) Documentum
10 6 (1.27%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.27%) Alfresco
11 5 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (1.06%) IBM Notes
11 5 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.64%) IIS
14 2 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 55 (11.65%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.75%) MS Office
3 7 (1.48%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.42%) SPSS
5 1 (0.21%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 29 (6.14%) SAP SCM
2 16 (3.39%) SAP FI
3 15 (3.18%) SAP FI/CO
3 15 (3.18%) SAP CO
4 12 (2.54%) SAP HR
4 12 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (1.69%) SAP LE
7 7 (1.48%) SAP SD
7 7 (1.48%) SAP MM
7 7 (1.48%) SAP FI-AP
8 4 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.85%) SAP HCM
8 4 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
11 1 (0.21%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.99%) Office 365
2 14 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.48%) SaaS
4 6 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (1.06%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.42%) PaaS
7 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.30%) Firewall
2 21 (4.45%) SAN
2 21 (4.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 20 (4.24%) WAN
4 16 (3.39%) Wireless
5 14 (2.97%) LAN
6 8 (1.69%) DNS
7 7 (1.48%) Unified Communications
8 6 (1.27%) WLAN
8 6 (1.27%) Internet
9 5 (1.06%) MPLS
9 5 (1.06%) OSPF
9 5 (1.06%) HTTPS
9 5 (1.06%) Wireshark
9 5 (1.06%) NAS
10 4 (0.85%) VPN
11 3 (0.64%) BGP
11 3 (0.64%) FWSM
11 3 (0.64%) Wireless Security
11 3 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (12.92%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.51%) Relational Database
3 24 (5.08%) RDBMS
4 13 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (2.54%) NoSQL
6 9 (1.91%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (1.27%) Big Data
8 6 (1.27%) DB2
9 5 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.06%) QlikView
10 4 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.42%) Oracle OLAP
12 2 (0.42%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 38 (8.05%) Visual Studio
2 13 (2.75%) NUnit
3 10 (2.12%) Maven
4 9 (1.91%) Ant
5 8 (1.69%) Subversion
6 7 (1.48%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (1.27%) NetBeans
7 6 (1.27%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.06%) RequisitePro
9 4 (0.85%) JUnit
9 4 (0.85%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.42%) JIRA
10 2 (0.42%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.21%) AccuRev
11 1 (0.21%) Hudson
11 1 (0.21%) Gradle
11 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.21%) Lombardi
General
1 54 (11.44%) Manufacturing
2 49 (10.38%) Finance
3 42 (8.90%) Retail
4 15 (3.18%) Automotive
5 12 (2.54%) Law
6 8 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.48%) Back Office
7 7 (1.48%) Legal
7 7 (1.48%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.27%) Banking
9 2 (0.42%) Advertising
9 2 (0.42%) Publishing
9 2 (0.42%) Electronics
9 2 (0.42%) Front Office
10 1 (0.21%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (19.28%) .NET
2 39 (8.26%) ASP.NET
3 38 (8.05%) CSS
4 35 (7.42%) HTML
5 27 (5.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (4.87%) HTML5
7 22 (4.66%) Web Services
7 22 (4.66%) XML
8 19 (4.03%) Middleware
8 19 (4.03%) .NET Framework
9 16 (3.39%) SOAP
10 15 (3.18%) Ajax
10 15 (3.18%) jQuery
11 14 (2.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 14 (2.97%) XSLT
12 11 (2.33%) JMS
12 11 (2.33%) Struts
12 11 (2.33%) JSP
12 11 (2.33%) J2EE
12 11 (2.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.66%) Open Source
3 17 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (2.75%) Client/Server
4 13 (2.75%) N-Tier
5 12 (2.54%) User Experience
5 12 (2.54%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.33%) Clustering
7 10 (2.12%) Life Science
8 8 (1.69%) GIS
9 7 (1.48%) Social Network
10 5 (1.06%) Internet of Things
11 4 (0.85%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.85%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.85%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.85%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.64%) Informatics
12 3 (0.64%) NHS
12 3 (0.64%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 112 (23.73%) Windows
2 47 (9.96%) Linux
3 29 (6.14%) UNIX
4 21 (4.45%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.27%) Android
7 4 (0.85%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.42%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.42%) AIX
9 1 (0.21%) Solaris
9 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (12.50%) ITIL
3 54 (11.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (10.17%) TOGAF
5 46 (9.75%) Migration
6 44 (9.32%) Technical Architecture
7 43 (9.11%) Scrum
8 41 (8.69%) Enterprise Architecture
9 37 (7.84%) SOA
9 37 (7.84%) Change Management
9 37 (7.84%) MVC
10 32 (6.78%) Content Management
11 28 (5.93%) Software Engineering
12 26 (5.51%) Unit Testing
12 26 (5.51%) Mentoring
13 23 (4.87%) ETL
14 22 (4.66%) Change Control
15 21 (4.45%) CRM
15 21 (4.45%) Zachman Framework
16 19 (4.03%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 58 (12.29%) SQL
2 46 (9.75%) Java
3 43 (9.11%) C#
4 32 (6.78%) JavaScript
5 12 (2.54%) VB.NET
6 6 (1.27%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.27%) XPath
6 6 (1.27%) Perl
6 6 (1.27%) C
7 4 (0.85%) C++
7 4 (0.85%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.64%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.64%) Erlang
8 3 (0.64%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.64%) F#
8 3 (0.64%) Scala
8 3 (0.64%) Clojure
9 2 (0.42%) VB
10 1 (0.21%) Haskell
10 1 (0.21%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 76 (16.10%) Security Cleared
2 66 (13.98%) SC Cleared
3 26 (5.51%) Degree
4 24 (5.08%) CCA
4 24 (5.08%) Citrix Certification
5 20 (4.24%) CCEE
5 20 (4.24%) CCIA
6 17 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (2.12%) CISSP
9 10 (2.12%) CCNA
10 9 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.69%) DV Cleared
12 7 (1.48%) CCNP
12 7 (1.48%) MCSE
13 5 (1.06%) MCP
14 4 (0.85%) ISEB
14 4 (0.85%) CISM
14 4 (0.85%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 8 (1.69%) QA
3 4 (0.85%) COBIT
3 4 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.64%) HL7
4 3 (0.64%) HIPAA
4 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 3 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (12.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (8.26%) Active Directory
3 30 (6.36%) XenApp
4 27 (5.72%) XenDesktop
5 22 (4.66%) Microsoft App-V
6 18 (3.81%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.69%) vSphere
8 7 (1.48%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.42%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.42%) XenServer
9 2 (0.42%) RHEV
10 1 (0.21%) vCloud
10 1 (0.21%) Docker
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (3.18%) SCCM
2 2 (0.42%) Puppet
2 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.21%) Ansible
3 1 (0.21%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.21%) SCOM
3 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.21%) MOM
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%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.21%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 115 (24.36%) Microsoft
2 107 (22.67%) Oracle
3 87 (18.43%) VMware
4 86 (18.22%) Citrix
5 69 (14.62%) Cisco
6 60 (12.71%) SAP
7 41 (8.69%) IBM
8 34 (7.20%) HP
9 27 (5.72%) EMC
10 22 (4.66%) NetApp
11 21 (4.45%) AppSense
11 21 (4.45%) Juniper
12 20 (4.24%) Fujitsu
13 18 (3.81%) Red Hat
14 11 (2.33%) Informatica
14 11 (2.33%) F5
15 8 (1.69%) CheckPoint
16 7 (1.48%) Symantec
16 7 (1.48%) Talend
17 6 (1.27%) Pega
Solihull, West Midlands
Lorien
Salary: Negotiable + car + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K basic + 5K Car Allow + 20% bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + £100K OTE, £5K Car, Laptop
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + car + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield, coventry, york, London,
Trustmarque
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + + FE Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Car
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + inc FE Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Shropshire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35651 - £37000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago