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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 68 36 47
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 223 306 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.85% 5.76% 5.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.01% 5.98% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 157 214 228
Median salary £60,000 £63,299 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.21% -9.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £47,900 £46,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +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
5561 5116 5468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.93% 96.31% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4415 4271 4562
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -2 148 £60,000 -14.28% 11
Coventry -28 22 £52,500 -8.69% 6
Warwickshire -18 16 £56,250 -13.46% 5
Solihull +16 7 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Worcestershire +3 2 £47,500 -26.92%
Wolverhampton -4 2 £52,500 -25.00%
Staffordshire -15 2 £75,250 +36.81% 1
Shropshire -31 2 £62,375 +2.05% 1
Dudley - 2 £40,000 -
West Bromwich 0 1 £50,000 +14.69%
Walsall -10 1 £48,584 -39.27%
Stourbridge - 1 - -
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 130 (24.76%) TOGAF
2 120 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 101 (19.24%) Data Centre
4 92 (17.52%) ITIL
5 89 (16.95%) Presales
6 87 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
7 80 (15.24%) Finance
8 78 (14.86%) MS Excel
9 72 (13.71%) VMware
10 70 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
11 67 (12.76%) Microsoft Azure
12 63 (12.00%) .NET
13 61 (11.62%) Service Delivery
14 59 (11.24%) Oracle
14 59 (11.24%) PRINCE2
14 59 (11.24%) Cisco
14 59 (11.24%) Security Cleared
15 57 (10.86%) Technical Architecture
16 56 (10.67%) SC Cleared
17 54 (10.29%) Degree
17 54 (10.29%) Retail
18 53 (10.10%) SQL
18 53 (10.10%) Continuous Improvement
19 51 (9.71%) Java
20 50 (9.52%) Citrix
21 49 (9.33%) Manufacturing
22 48 (9.14%) IaaS
23 47 (8.95%) Project Management
23 47 (8.95%) SQL Server
24 46 (8.76%) CRM

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 21 (4.00%) Skype for Business
2 20 (3.81%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.71%) WebLogic
4 8 (1.52%) Apache
4 8 (1.52%) JBoss
4 8 (1.52%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.95%) Apache Pig
5 5 (0.95%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.76%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.76%) NetWeaver
6 4 (0.76%) SAP Portal
7 3 (0.57%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.38%) CICS
8 2 (0.38%) CMS
8 2 (0.38%) Documentum
8 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.38%) IIS
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 78 (14.86%) MS Excel
2 35 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (3.81%) MS Office
4 18 (3.43%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.95%) MS Project
6 4 (0.76%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (0.57%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.38%) CATIA
8 2 (0.38%) InVision
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.19%) MicroStation
9 1 (0.19%) Revit
Business Applications
1 10 (1.90%) SAP IS-U
1 10 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.71%) SAP SCM
2 9 (1.71%) SAP SD
3 6 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.76%) ENOVIA
4 4 (0.76%) SAP GRC
5 3 (0.57%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.38%) DELMIA
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.19%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 67 (12.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (9.14%) IaaS
3 41 (7.81%) SaaS
4 40 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
5 35 (6.67%) PaaS
6 25 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (1.90%) Office 365
8 8 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.19%) Boomi
9 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.76%) Firewall
2 18 (3.43%) LAN
2 18 (3.43%) WAN
3 11 (2.10%) Unified Communications
4 9 (1.71%) DNS
5 7 (1.33%) DHCP
5 7 (1.33%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.14%) Network Security
6 6 (1.14%) SSL
6 6 (1.14%) Wireless
7 5 (0.95%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (0.95%) VPN
8 4 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.76%) Internet
8 4 (0.76%) OSPF
8 4 (0.76%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (0.76%) VLAN
9 3 (0.57%) SAN
9 3 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (8.95%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.90%) MySQL
3 22 (4.19%) DB2
4 14 (2.67%) Big Data
5 13 (2.48%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (1.14%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.95%) Apache Hive
7 5 (0.95%) HBase
7 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (0.95%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.95%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.76%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (1.33%) Axure RP
2 4 (0.76%) Eclipse
2 4 (0.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.76%) JUnit
2 4 (0.76%) Selenium
2 4 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (0.57%) IntelliJ
3 3 (0.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.38%) JIRA
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.19%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.19%) Concordion
5 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.19%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.19%) Maven
5 1 (0.19%) Mockito
5 1 (0.19%) MSI
5 1 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
General
1 80 (15.24%) Finance
2 54 (10.29%) Retail
3 49 (9.33%) Manufacturing
4 42 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 26 (4.95%) Banking
6 25 (4.76%) Publishing
7 17 (3.24%) Marketing
8 9 (1.71%) Automotive
9 7 (1.33%) Billing
10 6 (1.14%) Advertising
10 6 (1.14%) Law
11 4 (0.76%) Games
11 4 (0.76%) Legal
12 3 (0.57%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (12.00%) .NET
2 28 (5.33%) HTML
3 19 (3.62%) CSS
4 17 (3.24%) Web Services
5 15 (2.86%) Middleware
5 15 (2.86%) SOAP
6 13 (2.48%) J2EE
7 12 (2.29%) XML
8 11 (2.10%) REST
8 11 (2.10%) Spring
9 9 (1.71%) JSON
10 8 (1.52%) EJB
10 8 (1.52%) Hibernate
10 8 (1.52%) HTML5
11 7 (1.33%) ASP.NET
11 7 (1.33%) JMS
12 6 (1.14%) SAML
12 6 (1.14%) WAP
13 5 (0.95%) Java EE
13 5 (0.95%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 101 (19.24%) Data Centre
2 39 (7.43%) Computer Science
3 26 (4.95%) CMDB
4 24 (4.57%) NHS
5 23 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (4.00%) PKI
7 18 (3.43%) Management Information System
8 17 (3.24%) Security Operations Centre
9 16 (3.05%) User Experience
10 14 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (2.10%) Smart Meter
11 11 (2.10%) Virtual Team
12 9 (1.71%) Cryptography
12 9 (1.71%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.52%) Life Science
14 7 (1.33%) Data Integration
15 5 (0.95%) Algorithms
16 4 (0.76%) N-Tier
17 3 (0.57%) Fintech
18 2 (0.38%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 33 (6.29%) Windows
2 16 (3.05%) Linux
3 14 (2.67%) Unix
4 11 (2.10%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.90%) Android
5 10 (1.90%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.57%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.57%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.38%) CentOS
9 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (24.76%) TOGAF
2 92 (17.52%) ITIL
3 89 (16.95%) Presales
4 87 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 61 (11.62%) Service Delivery
7 59 (11.24%) PRINCE2
8 57 (10.86%) Technical Architecture
9 53 (10.10%) Continuous Improvement
10 47 (8.95%) Project Management
11 46 (8.76%) Business Development
11 46 (8.76%) CRM
12 45 (8.57%) Customer Engagement
13 43 (8.19%) Zachman Framework
14 41 (7.81%) Security Architecture
15 40 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
16 39 (7.43%) Service Design
17 36 (6.86%) Change Control
18 34 (6.48%) Information Security
19 32 (6.10%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (10.10%) SQL
2 51 (9.71%) Java
3 34 (6.48%) C#
4 15 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 13 (2.48%) PL/SQL
6 11 (2.10%) Python
7 8 (1.52%) PowerShell
7 8 (1.52%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.33%) MATLAB
9 6 (1.14%) C
10 5 (0.95%) Scala
11 4 (0.76%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.76%) C++
11 4 (0.76%) PHP
11 4 (0.76%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.38%) COBOL
12 2 (0.38%) Perl
12 2 (0.38%) Tcl
13 1 (0.19%) Pascal
13 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (11.24%) Security Cleared
2 56 (10.67%) SC Cleared
3 54 (10.29%) Degree
4 30 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
5 26 (4.95%) ISEB
6 24 (4.57%) CISSP
6 24 (4.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 22 (4.19%) PMI Certification
7 22 (4.19%) PMP
8 10 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.90%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.33%) CISM
10 6 (1.14%) CCIE
10 6 (1.14%) CCNP
10 6 (1.14%) CLAS
10 6 (1.14%) GIAC
10 6 (1.14%) SANS
11 4 (0.76%) CITP
11 4 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (3.24%) SLA
3 16 (3.05%) QA
4 8 (1.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 6 (1.14%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.38%) COBIT
7 2 (0.38%) GPG13
8 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (8.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (7.24%) Active Directory
3 23 (4.38%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (2.48%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.95%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.76%) Docker
6 4 (0.76%) vSphere
7 3 (0.57%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.57%) XenApp
8 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.38%) XenServer
9 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (4.38%) SCVMM
2 14 (2.67%) SCCM
3 11 (2.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (1.14%) Puppet
5 3 (0.57%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.38%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.38%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.38%) Terraform
7 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.19%) QRadar
7 1 (0.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 120 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 72 (13.71%) VMware
3 59 (11.24%) Cisco
3 59 (11.24%) Oracle
4 50 (9.52%) Citrix
5 43 (8.19%) SAP
6 42 (8.00%) EMC
7 41 (7.81%) IBM
8 38 (7.24%) NetApp
9 30 (5.71%) HP
10 28 (5.33%) Juniper
11 26 (4.95%) CheckPoint
12 22 (4.19%) BMC
13 13 (2.48%) 3PAR
14 8 (1.52%) ServiceNow
15 7 (1.33%) Symantec
16 6 (1.14%) MuleSoft
17 5 (0.95%) Cloudera
17 5 (0.95%) Hortonworks
17 5 (0.95%) MapR
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £49511.00 - £55700.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Smethwick, West Midlands (County)
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 46 days hols + exc pension + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldbury, West Midlands
DPD
Salary: 15% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - 70,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension & 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + 46 days hols + exc pension + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £39000.00 - £46000 per annum + great pension, flexible working
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + excellent bonus/ benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £49511.00 - £55700.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £46,625 to £57,640 per annum AfC band 8b
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £46,625 to £57,640 per annum AfC band 8b
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £46,625 to £57,640 per annum AfC Band 8b
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £46,625 to £57,640 per annum AfC Band 8b
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £56,104 to £68,484 per annum AfC band 8c
Posted: 24 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago