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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 48 53 60
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 303 266 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.91% 4.68% 4.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.11% 4.83% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 194 164 188
Median salary £65,000 £62,699 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.66% +9.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,500 £43,300
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £78,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +4.00%
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
5932 5504 5150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.17% 96.83% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4561 4366
Median salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
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 June 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 June 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 +16 174 £65,000 - 10
Coventry -15 24 £65,000 +41.30% 4
Solihull +13 19 £67,500 - 8
Walsall +2 10 £47,792 -13.10%
Shropshire -11 10 £63,308 +33.27% 1
Staffordshire -9 8 £57,500 -11.53%
Warwickshire -10 7 £63,750 -20.31% 3
Worcestershire +12 5 £35,625 -52.50%
Wolverhampton -2 4 £48,750 -2.50% 2
West Bromwich -8 2 £56,500 +0.44%
Herefordshire -9 1 - -
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 156 (24.07%) TOGAF
2 115 (17.75%) Data Centre
3 108 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 106 (16.36%) Finance
5 102 (15.74%) Presales
6 94 (14.51%) Enterprise Architecture
7 91 (14.04%) .NET
8 88 (13.58%) SAP
9 81 (12.50%) VMware
10 80 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
11 78 (12.04%) Degree
12 75 (11.57%) ITIL
13 73 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
14 72 (11.11%) Cisco
14 72 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 70 (10.80%) Manufacturing
16 68 (10.49%) Technical Architecture
17 67 (10.34%) Security Cleared
17 67 (10.34%) Java
18 65 (10.03%) CRM
19 60 (9.26%) SC Cleared
20 58 (8.95%) Customer Engagement
20 58 (8.95%) SQL
20 58 (8.95%) Oracle
20 58 (8.95%) Active Directory
21 57 (8.80%) SOA
22 56 (8.64%) MS Excel
22 56 (8.64%) Windows
23 54 (8.33%) Telecoms
23 54 (8.33%) SQL Server

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 32 (4.94%) Skype for Business
2 30 (4.63%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.78%) NetWeaver
4 17 (2.62%) WebLogic
5 15 (2.31%) SAP Portal
6 12 (1.85%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.54%) MS Exchange
8 9 (1.39%) JBoss
9 8 (1.23%) Apache
10 6 (0.93%) Apache Pig
11 5 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.62%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.46%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.31%) CICS
14 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
15 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
15 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
15 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 56 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (2.31%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.77%) MS Project
5 3 (0.46%) MS Office
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 28 (4.32%) SAP SCM
2 25 (3.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (3.09%) SAP SD
4 15 (2.31%) SAP GRC
5 14 (2.16%) SAP IS-U
6 12 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (1.23%) SAP CO
7 8 (1.23%) SAP FI
7 8 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (1.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.62%) Exstream
10 4 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
11 1 (0.15%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 73 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (6.79%) IaaS
3 35 (5.40%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (4.48%) PaaS
5 24 (3.70%) Office 365
6 16 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (1.70%) Force.com
8 9 (1.39%) SaaS
9 8 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.09%) Firewall
2 20 (3.09%) LAN
3 18 (2.78%) WAN
4 15 (2.31%) OSPF
5 14 (2.16%) Network Security
6 13 (2.01%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.70%) DNS
7 11 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (1.39%) DHCP
10 6 (0.93%) SAN
10 6 (0.93%) Wireless
11 5 (0.77%) BGP
11 5 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (0.77%) VPN
12 4 (0.62%) NetScaler
12 4 (0.62%) SSL
12 4 (0.62%) VoIP
13 3 (0.46%) Internet
13 3 (0.46%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.24%) DB2
2 21 (3.24%) MySQL
3 15 (2.31%) Big Data
4 13 (2.01%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.23%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.93%) Apache Hive
6 6 (0.93%) Hadoop
6 6 (0.93%) HBase
6 6 (0.93%) NoSQL
6 6 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (0.93%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.62%) SAP BI
8 4 (0.62%) SAP HANA
8 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.46%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.08%) Axure RP
2 7 (1.08%) SoapUI
3 6 (0.93%) JUnit
3 6 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (0.62%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.62%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.62%) IntelliJ
4 4 (0.62%) Selenium
4 4 (0.62%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.31%) Concordion
5 2 (0.31%) Mockito
6 1 (0.15%) Maven
6 1 (0.15%) MSI
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 106 (16.36%) Finance
2 70 (10.80%) Manufacturing
3 54 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 35 (5.40%) Retail
5 28 (4.32%) Banking
6 23 (3.55%) Automotive
7 15 (2.31%) Marketing
8 13 (2.01%) Publishing
9 9 (1.39%) Billing
10 4 (0.62%) Advertising
10 4 (0.62%) Legal
11 3 (0.46%) Law
12 2 (0.31%) Back Office
13 1 (0.15%) Electronics
13 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Local Government
13 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (14.04%) .NET
2 39 (6.02%) ASP.NET
3 38 (5.86%) Web Services
4 36 (5.56%) HTML
5 26 (4.01%) SOAP
6 24 (3.70%) XML
7 23 (3.55%) REST
8 22 (3.40%) J2EE
9 21 (3.24%) CSS
10 17 (2.62%) EJB
10 17 (2.62%) SAP Basis
11 16 (2.47%) Middleware
12 14 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (2.16%) JSP
12 14 (2.16%) Spring
13 13 (2.01%) AngularJS
14 12 (1.85%) HTML5
14 12 (1.85%) jQuery
15 10 (1.54%) Hibernate
16 9 (1.39%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 115 (17.75%) Data Centre
2 47 (7.25%) Computer Science
3 38 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (4.17%) PKI
5 24 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
5 24 (3.70%) User Experience
6 22 (3.40%) Virtual Team
7 20 (3.09%) Smart Meter
8 17 (2.62%) CMDB
9 15 (2.31%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.85%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.70%) N-Tier
12 10 (1.54%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.23%) Life Science
14 7 (1.08%) Algorithms
15 6 (0.93%) Cryptography
16 4 (0.62%) Fintech
16 4 (0.62%) Taxonomies
17 3 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 56 (8.64%) Windows
2 18 (2.78%) Linux
2 18 (2.78%) Windows Server
3 17 (2.62%) Unix
4 13 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.54%) Windows 10
7 10 (1.54%) Windows 8
8 9 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
8 9 (1.39%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.93%) Android
9 6 (0.93%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.46%) VMS
11 1 (0.15%) HPUX
11 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.15%) Solaris
11 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (24.07%) TOGAF
2 102 (15.74%) Presales
3 94 (14.51%) Enterprise Architecture
4 80 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (11.57%) ITIL
6 72 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 68 (10.49%) Technical Architecture
8 65 (10.03%) CRM
9 58 (8.95%) Customer Engagement
10 57 (8.80%) SOA
11 51 (7.87%) Security Architecture
12 48 (7.41%) Information Security
12 48 (7.41%) Translating Business Requirements
13 45 (6.94%) Supplier Management
14 44 (6.79%) Migration
15 43 (6.64%) Service Delivery
16 38 (5.86%) Zachman Framework
17 35 (5.40%) Change Management
17 35 (5.40%) Project Management
18 33 (5.09%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (10.34%) Java
2 58 (8.95%) SQL
3 52 (8.02%) C#
4 36 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 11 (1.70%) PL/SQL
6 9 (1.39%) C
6 9 (1.39%) Tcl
7 8 (1.23%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.08%) Scala
9 6 (0.93%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.77%) C++
10 5 (0.77%) MATLAB
10 5 (0.77%) Python
10 5 (0.77%) Ruby
11 3 (0.46%) PHP
11 3 (0.46%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.31%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.15%) COBOL
13 1 (0.15%) Pascal
13 1 (0.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 78 (12.04%) Degree
2 67 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 60 (9.26%) SC Cleared
4 43 (6.64%) CISSP
5 22 (3.40%) CISM
6 18 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (2.47%) PMI Certification
7 16 (2.47%) PMP
8 14 (2.16%) ISEB
9 12 (1.85%) CISA
10 11 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (1.70%) CLAS
10 11 (1.70%) GIAC
10 11 (1.70%) SANS
11 10 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (1.23%) CCIE
13 7 (1.08%) CCNP
14 6 (0.93%) CCDP
14 6 (0.93%) MBA
14 6 (0.93%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (1.70%) QA
3 10 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 8 (1.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 7 (1.08%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.77%) SLA
7 3 (0.46%) COBIT
8 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 58 (8.95%) Active Directory
2 35 (5.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.32%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (0.77%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.62%) Docker
7 4 (0.62%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.62%) vSphere
8 2 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.31%) XenApp
9 1 (0.15%) Firmware
9 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (3.40%) SCCM
2 17 (2.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 14 (2.16%) SCVMM
4 10 (1.54%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.62%) Puppet
5 4 (0.62%) SCOM
6 3 (0.46%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.46%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.31%) Nagios
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 108 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 88 (13.58%) SAP
3 81 (12.50%) VMware
4 72 (11.11%) Cisco
5 58 (8.95%) Oracle
6 50 (7.72%) Citrix
7 36 (5.56%) EMC
8 35 (5.40%) NetApp
9 30 (4.63%) IBM
10 22 (3.40%) Juniper
11 20 (3.09%) HP
12 19 (2.93%) 3PAR
13 16 (2.47%) CheckPoint
13 16 (2.47%) Symantec
14 14 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (2.01%) BMC
16 9 (1.39%) Sophos
16 9 (1.39%) Veeam
17 8 (1.23%) Pega
18 6 (0.93%) Talend
West Midlands
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 8 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £51000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £55000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
PPC for West Midlands
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary with benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 26 days ago