The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 43 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 333 267 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.36% 4.98% 4.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.57% 5.13% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 227 170 178
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,100 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,500 £62,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
+4.80% +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
5983 5203 5017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.38% 97.13% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4721 4354 4227
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 28 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +20 181 £65,000 +13.04% 17
Solihull +9 25 £72,500 +45.00% 3
Coventry -28 21 £56,250 +7.14% 7
Walsall +4 19 £45,000 -18.18%
Staffordshire -1 10 £55,000 -21.42%
Shropshire -20 7 £63,308 +42.26% 3
Worcestershire -1 6 £32,500 -
Wolverhampton -6 6 £50,000 -
West Bromwich -4 4 £57,500 -4.16%
Warwickshire -23 4 £55,000 -31.25% 3
Herefordshire +4 3 £43,750 -12.50%
Smethwick - 1 - -
Architect
England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 165 (26.32%) TOGAF
2 110 (17.54%) Finance
3 109 (17.38%) SAP
4 102 (16.27%) Data Centre
5 97 (15.47%) Microsoft
6 93 (14.83%) Enterprise Architecture
7 91 (14.51%) Presales
8 88 (14.04%) .NET
9 85 (13.56%) Degree
10 77 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
10 77 (12.28%) CRM
11 75 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 74 (11.80%) ITIL
13 72 (11.48%) Cisco
14 68 (10.85%) Manufacturing
14 68 (10.85%) VMware
15 67 (10.69%) Technical Architecture
16 62 (9.89%) SOA
16 62 (9.89%) Oracle
17 61 (9.73%) Java
18 60 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
19 58 (9.25%) Security Cleared
19 58 (9.25%) SQL Server
20 53 (8.45%) SQL
20 53 (8.45%) MS Excel
20 53 (8.45%) Windows
20 53 (8.45%) Customer Engagement
21 52 (8.29%) Computer Science
22 51 (8.13%) Telecoms
23 49 (7.81%) Active Directory

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (4.78%) SharePoint
2 25 (3.99%) Skype for Business
3 21 (3.35%) NetWeaver
4 17 (2.71%) WebLogic
5 16 (2.55%) SAP Portal
6 11 (1.75%) JBoss
6 11 (1.75%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.44%) Apache
7 9 (1.44%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.12%) Apache Pig
9 5 (0.80%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.64%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.48%) CICS
12 2 (0.32%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.32%) CMS
12 2 (0.32%) Liferay
12 2 (0.32%) SAS
12 2 (0.32%) WebSphere Portal
13 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 53 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (2.39%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.80%) MS Project
5 2 (0.32%) MS Office
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 31 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (4.47%) SAP SCM
3 19 (3.03%) SAP SD
4 16 (2.55%) SAP GRC
5 13 (2.07%) SAP IS-U
6 11 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 9 (1.44%) SAP CO
8 9 (1.44%) SAP FI
8 9 (1.44%) SAP FI/CO
9 8 (1.28%) SAP CRM
10 7 (1.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 5 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
12 4 (0.64%) Dynamics GP
12 4 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (0.64%) Exstream
12 4 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
13 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 60 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (6.06%) IaaS
3 29 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (4.15%) PaaS
5 24 (3.83%) Office 365
6 14 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (1.75%) Force.com
8 8 (1.28%) SaaS
9 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.58%) Firewall
2 19 (3.03%) LAN
3 18 (2.87%) WAN
4 17 (2.71%) TCP/IP
5 15 (2.39%) OSPF
6 12 (1.91%) DNS
6 12 (1.91%) Network Security
7 11 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (1.44%) DHCP
10 7 (1.12%) Wireless
11 6 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (0.96%) SAN
11 6 (0.96%) VPN
12 5 (0.80%) BGP
12 5 (0.80%) NetScaler
12 5 (0.80%) VoIP
13 4 (0.64%) SSL
14 3 (0.48%) Internet
14 3 (0.48%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (9.25%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.51%) DB2
3 19 (3.03%) MySQL
4 16 (2.55%) Big Data
5 10 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 9 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.28%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.28%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.12%) Apache Hive
8 7 (1.12%) Power BI
8 7 (1.12%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.12%) SAP BI
8 7 (1.12%) SAP HANA
9 6 (0.96%) HBase
9 6 (0.96%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (0.96%) SAP BW
10 5 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.80%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 10 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.12%) SoapUI
3 6 (0.96%) JUnit
4 5 (0.80%) Axure RP
4 5 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (0.64%) Eclipse
5 4 (0.64%) IntelliJ
5 4 (0.64%) Selenium
5 4 (0.64%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.48%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.32%) Concordion
7 2 (0.32%) Mockito
8 1 (0.16%) MSI
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 110 (17.54%) Finance
2 68 (10.85%) Manufacturing
3 51 (8.13%) Telecoms
4 31 (4.94%) Retail
5 25 (3.99%) Banking
6 22 (3.51%) Automotive
7 14 (2.23%) Publishing
8 13 (2.07%) Marketing
9 5 (0.80%) Billing
9 5 (0.80%) Local Government
10 3 (0.48%) Law
10 3 (0.48%) Legal
11 2 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.16%) Advertising
12 1 (0.16%) Electronics
12 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (14.04%) .NET
2 43 (6.86%) ASP.NET
3 34 (5.42%) Web Services
4 32 (5.10%) HTML
5 26 (4.15%) SOAP
6 25 (3.99%) XML
7 24 (3.83%) REST
8 20 (3.19%) J2EE
9 18 (2.87%) SAP Basis
10 17 (2.71%) CSS
11 16 (2.55%) EJB
12 15 (2.39%) Middleware
13 14 (2.23%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (2.07%) JSP
15 12 (1.91%) jQuery
15 12 (1.91%) Spring
16 11 (1.75%) AngularJS
17 9 (1.44%) HTML5
18 8 (1.28%) Hibernate
18 8 (1.28%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 102 (16.27%) Data Centre
2 52 (8.29%) Computer Science
3 37 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (4.15%) User Experience
6 24 (3.83%) PKI
7 21 (3.35%) Smart Meter
8 20 (3.19%) Security Operations Centre
9 16 (2.55%) Mobile App
10 13 (2.07%) CMDB
10 13 (2.07%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.75%) N-Tier
12 10 (1.59%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.12%) Taxonomies
14 6 (0.96%) Life Science
15 5 (0.80%) Algorithms
15 5 (0.80%) Cryptography
15 5 (0.80%) VLE
16 4 (0.64%) Data Structures
17 3 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (8.45%) Windows
2 18 (2.87%) Unix
2 18 (2.87%) Windows Server
3 17 (2.71%) Linux
4 13 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.59%) Windows 8
8 9 (1.44%) Windows 10
8 9 (1.44%) Windows 2000 Server
8 9 (1.44%) Windows XP
9 7 (1.12%) Android
10 5 (0.80%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.48%) VMS
12 1 (0.16%) HPUX
12 1 (0.16%) Solaris
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (26.32%) TOGAF
2 93 (14.83%) Enterprise Architecture
3 91 (14.51%) Presales
4 77 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (12.28%) CRM
5 75 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 74 (11.80%) ITIL
7 67 (10.69%) Technical Architecture
8 62 (9.89%) SOA
9 53 (8.45%) Customer Engagement
10 48 (7.66%) Migration
11 46 (7.34%) Supplier Management
12 45 (7.18%) Security Architecture
13 44 (7.02%) Information Security
13 44 (7.02%) Translating Business Requirements
14 42 (6.70%) Service Delivery
15 39 (6.22%) Zachman Framework
16 37 (5.90%) Business Intelligence
17 35 (5.58%) Change Management
18 33 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (9.73%) Java
2 53 (8.45%) SQL
3 46 (7.34%) C#
4 34 (5.42%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.44%) PL/SQL
5 9 (1.44%) Tcl
6 8 (1.28%) C
7 7 (1.12%) Scala
8 6 (0.96%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.80%) MATLAB
9 5 (0.80%) Python
9 5 (0.80%) Ruby
9 5 (0.80%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.64%) C++
11 3 (0.48%) PHP
12 2 (0.32%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.32%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.16%) COBOL
13 1 (0.16%) Pascal
13 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 85 (13.56%) Degree
2 58 (9.25%) Security Cleared
3 49 (7.81%) SC Cleared
4 42 (6.70%) CISSP
5 22 (3.51%) CISM
6 18 (2.87%) PMI Certification
6 18 (2.87%) PMP
7 14 (2.23%) ISEB
7 14 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (1.91%) CLAS
8 12 (1.91%) GIAC
8 12 (1.91%) SANS
9 11 (1.75%) CISA
9 11 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (1.59%) MBA
11 8 (1.28%) CCNP
12 6 (0.96%) CCDP
12 6 (0.96%) CCIE
12 6 (0.96%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 9 (1.44%) QA
3 7 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.32%) COBIT
7 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (7.81%) Active Directory
2 31 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (3.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.80%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.80%) ProxySG
5 4 (0.64%) Docker
6 3 (0.48%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.48%) vSphere
7 1 (0.16%) Firmware
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.16%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (2.87%) SCCM
2 14 (2.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 13 (2.07%) SCVMM
4 10 (1.59%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.64%) Puppet
6 3 (0.48%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.48%) Cisco IPCC
6 3 (0.48%) SCOM
6 3 (0.48%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.32%) Nagios
8 1 (0.16%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.16%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.16%) Proventia
Vendors
1 109 (17.38%) SAP
2 97 (15.47%) Microsoft
3 72 (11.48%) Cisco
4 68 (10.85%) VMware
5 62 (9.89%) Oracle
6 47 (7.50%) Citrix
7 34 (5.42%) EMC
8 33 (5.26%) NetApp
9 27 (4.31%) IBM
10 26 (4.15%) Juniper
11 19 (3.03%) CheckPoint
11 19 (3.03%) HP
12 17 (2.71%) 3PAR
12 17 (2.71%) Symantec
13 14 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
14 13 (2.07%) BMC
15 9 (1.44%) Sophos
15 9 (1.44%) Veeam
16 8 (1.28%) Pega
17 7 (1.12%) Aruba
West Midlands
D P Connect
Salary: Competitive + 33 Day Holiday, 7% Matched Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Virtusa UK Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95,000 - £120,000 + Generous Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits including car
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £58,000 per annum + great benefits and package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £51000 - £52000 per annum + Car £5.700, 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
aap3
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
33-6 Consultancy Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Solihull
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Volaris Exec
Salary: £80000 - £115000 per annum + full comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Churchill Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum + £6,000 Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus/Car/Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Dynamic Nation
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
West Midlands
Volaris Exec
Salary: £11000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 25 days ago