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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 57 45 43
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 236 237 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.41% 4.88% 4.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.62% 5.14% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 184 153 200
Average salary £65,000 £58,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.58% -2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £64,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
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
5110 4608 4553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.97% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4529 3881 3988
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -6 126 £67,500 +22.72% 8
Warwickshire -14 27 £63,500 +1.60% 2
Coventry -15 22 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Solihull -18 10 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Staffordshire 0 8 £52,500 -30.00%
Shropshire -1 7 £62,000 -
Walsall -4 7 £82,500 -8.33%
West Bromwich - 3 £77,500 -
Worcestershire +8 2 £38,625 -14.16%
Herefordshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 123 (23.88%) Microsoft
2 94 (18.25%) Finance
3 87 (16.89%) Oracle
4 83 (16.12%) Cisco
5 80 (15.53%) Windows
5 80 (15.53%) VMware
6 78 (15.15%) ITIL
7 75 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (14.37%) Security Cleared
9 70 (13.59%) Citrix
10 69 (13.40%) SAP
11 68 (13.20%) TOGAF
11 68 (13.20%) SC Cleared
12 67 (13.01%) .NET
13 66 (12.82%) Migration
14 65 (12.62%) VMware Infrastructure
15 63 (12.23%) SharePoint
15 63 (12.23%) SOA
16 55 (10.68%) Enterprise Architecture
17 50 (9.71%) SQL Server
18 49 (9.51%) MS Excel
19 48 (9.32%) CRM
20 47 (9.13%) Active Directory
20 47 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management
21 45 (8.74%) IBM
22 43 (8.35%) EMC
22 43 (8.35%) Manufacturing
23 42 (8.16%) Project Management
24 41 (7.96%) Technical Architecture
25 38 (7.38%) Java

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 63 (12.23%) SharePoint
2 30 (5.83%) MS Exchange
3 25 (4.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 20 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (3.50%) WebLogic
7 16 (3.11%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (2.33%) Tomcat
9 11 (2.14%) Lync
10 10 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (1.55%) WebSphere
11 8 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2000
11 8 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (1.36%) IBM Notes
13 6 (1.17%) Apache
13 6 (1.17%) IIS
13 6 (1.17%) JBoss
14 5 (0.97%) Node.js
15 4 (0.78%) nginx
Applications
1 49 (9.51%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.75%) MS Office
3 5 (0.97%) TargetLink
4 1 (0.19%) MS Project
4 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (2.14%) SAP CRM
1 11 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (2.14%) SAP SCM
2 10 (1.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.36%) SAP FI
3 7 (1.36%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (1.17%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (1.17%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.78%) SAP MM
5 4 (0.78%) SAP PP
5 4 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.78%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.58%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.58%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.58%) SAP QM
6 3 (0.58%) SAP LE
6 3 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.39%) SAP FI-AP
7 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.24%) Office 365
2 13 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.94%) SuccessFactors
4 8 (1.55%) SaaS
4 8 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.36%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.58%) PaaS
7 1 (0.19%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.19%) Responsys
7 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.24%) Firewall
2 26 (5.05%) Wireless
3 22 (4.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 18 (3.50%) Unified Communications
4 18 (3.50%) SAN
5 17 (3.30%) WAN
6 13 (2.52%) NetScaler
7 12 (2.33%) Network Security
7 12 (2.33%) LAN
8 11 (2.14%) WAAS
9 6 (1.17%) NAS
9 6 (1.17%) DNS
9 6 (1.17%) Internet
10 5 (0.97%) MPLS
10 5 (0.97%) DHCP
11 4 (0.78%) HTTP
11 4 (0.78%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.78%) VPN
11 4 (0.78%) Wireless Security
12 3 (0.58%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.88%) Oracle Database
3 17 (3.30%) Relational Database
3 17 (3.30%) RDBMS
4 16 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (3.11%) Oracle BI EE
5 13 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (1.94%) Big Data
8 7 (1.36%) DB2
8 7 (1.36%) EDRMS
9 6 (1.17%) Essbase
9 6 (1.17%) Oracle Discoverer
9 6 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (1.17%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (0.97%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.78%) MySQL
11 4 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 24 (4.66%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.36%) Ant
3 6 (1.17%) Subversion
3 6 (1.17%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (1.17%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.97%) JIRA
5 4 (0.78%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.58%) NUnit
7 2 (0.39%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.39%) Maven
7 2 (0.39%) JUnit
7 2 (0.39%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.19%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.19%) Hudson
General
1 94 (18.25%) Finance
2 43 (8.35%) Manufacturing
3 30 (5.83%) Retail
4 29 (5.63%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.88%) Automotive
6 12 (2.33%) Banking
7 10 (1.94%) Back Office
8 7 (1.36%) Electronics
8 7 (1.36%) Legal
9 5 (0.97%) Marketing
10 4 (0.78%) Local Government
11 3 (0.58%) Advertising
12 2 (0.39%) Publishing
12 2 (0.39%) Front Office
13 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.19%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (13.01%) .NET
2 24 (4.66%) Middleware
3 23 (4.47%) Web Services
4 22 (4.27%) ASP.NET
4 22 (4.27%) HTML
5 21 (4.08%) CSS
6 16 (3.11%) XML
7 14 (2.72%) REST
8 13 (2.52%) HTML5
9 11 (2.14%) jQuery
10 9 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (1.75%) J2EE
10 9 (1.75%) Ajax
10 9 (1.75%) .NET Framework
10 9 (1.75%) WPF
11 8 (1.55%) SAP Basis
11 8 (1.55%) Struts
11 8 (1.55%) JMS
12 7 (1.36%) JSP
12 7 (1.36%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.52%) CMDB
5 12 (2.33%) N-Tier
6 11 (2.14%) CLARiiON
6 11 (2.14%) Client/Server
6 11 (2.14%) Celerra
7 8 (1.55%) Open Source
7 8 (1.55%) Taxonomies
8 7 (1.36%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.36%) Life Science
9 6 (1.17%) Social Network
9 6 (1.17%) User Experience
9 6 (1.17%) Clustering
10 5 (0.97%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.97%) Physics
10 5 (0.97%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.78%) FlexPod
11 4 (0.78%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 80 (15.53%) Windows
2 28 (5.44%) Linux
3 23 (4.47%) UNIX
4 13 (2.52%) Windows 8
5 10 (1.94%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.55%) AIX
7 7 (1.36%) Android
7 7 (1.36%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.78%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.19%) SUSE
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (15.15%) ITIL
2 75 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (13.20%) TOGAF
4 66 (12.82%) Migration
5 63 (12.23%) SOA
6 55 (10.68%) Enterprise Architecture
7 48 (9.32%) CRM
8 47 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 42 (8.16%) Project Management
10 41 (7.96%) Technical Architecture
11 37 (7.18%) Change Management
12 34 (6.60%) Data Migration
13 31 (6.02%) Mentoring
14 30 (5.83%) Scrum
15 27 (5.24%) Zachman Framework
16 26 (5.05%) Network Design
17 24 (4.66%) Software Engineering
17 24 (4.66%) MVC
18 23 (4.47%) Service Management
18 23 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 38 (7.38%) Java
2 30 (5.83%) C#
3 25 (4.85%) SQL
4 18 (3.50%) JavaScript
5 11 (2.14%) C
6 8 (1.55%) VB.NET
7 7 (1.36%) C++
8 5 (0.97%) Embedded C
9 4 (0.78%) XPath
10 3 (0.58%) Erlang
10 3 (0.58%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.58%) F#
10 3 (0.58%) Scala
10 3 (0.58%) Clojure
10 3 (0.58%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.58%) ABAP
11 2 (0.39%) Perl
12 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.19%) Ruby
12 1 (0.19%) Korn
Qualifications
1 74 (14.37%) Security Cleared
2 68 (13.20%) SC Cleared
3 36 (6.99%) Degree
4 29 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (5.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (4.66%) Citrix Certification
6 24 (4.66%) MCSE
7 20 (3.88%) CCA
7 20 (3.88%) MCITP
8 19 (3.69%) VTSP
9 15 (2.91%) VCAP
9 15 (2.91%) MCTS
10 14 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (2.72%) CCIA
11 13 (2.52%) ISEB
11 13 (2.52%) CCNP
12 12 (2.33%) CCEA
13 11 (2.14%) CCEE
13 11 (2.14%) NCDA
13 11 (2.14%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.11%) QA
2 4 (0.78%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.58%) SLA
3 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.39%) COBIT
4 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 65 (12.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (9.13%) Active Directory
3 32 (6.21%) Hyper-V
4 27 (5.24%) XenDesktop
5 20 (3.88%) vSphere
5 20 (3.88%) XenApp
6 15 (2.91%) vCloud
7 9 (1.75%) Terminal Services
7 9 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (1.55%) VMware ESX
8 8 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.78%) RHEV
11 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.19%) SRDF
12 1 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.19%) IAG
12 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (1.75%) XenMobile
2 8 (1.55%) SCCM
3 5 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.78%) Windows Intune
4 4 (0.78%) AppDNA
4 4 (0.78%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.39%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.39%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.19%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.19%) SCOM
6 1 (0.19%) MOM
6 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.19%) Ansible
6 1 (0.19%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 123 (23.88%) Microsoft
2 87 (16.89%) Oracle
3 83 (16.12%) Cisco
4 80 (15.53%) VMware
5 70 (13.59%) Citrix
6 69 (13.40%) SAP
7 45 (8.74%) IBM
8 43 (8.35%) EMC
9 38 (7.38%) NetApp
10 30 (5.83%) HP
11 26 (5.05%) Juniper
12 19 (3.69%) F5
13 14 (2.72%) BMC
14 12 (2.33%) Hyperion
14 12 (2.33%) CheckPoint
14 12 (2.33%) Symantec
14 12 (2.33%) 3PAR
15 8 (1.55%) Open Text
16 7 (1.36%) Google
16 7 (1.36%) Fujitsu
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Company Car + Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 15 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Npower
Posted: 22 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Hoople Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Exec Car + extensive benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago