The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 195 197 194
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 20 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 5
Average salary £72,500 £67,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% +17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £49,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £86,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
Senior 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
5200 4712 4592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.48% 94.98% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4614 3983 4031
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £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%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Architect in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the West Midlands region.

Senior Architect Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Architect
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Senior Architect Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Senior 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 Senior Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 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 16 £72,500 -13.43%
Solihull -9 2 £50,000 -
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title.

1 33 (48.53%) SC Cleared
1 33 (48.53%) Security Cleared
2 19 (27.94%) Cisco
3 18 (26.47%) Finance
4 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (23.53%) Juniper
5 16 (23.53%) F5
5 16 (23.53%) ITIL
5 16 (23.53%) Network Design
5 16 (23.53%) Windows
5 16 (23.53%) Firewall
5 16 (23.53%) Wireless
6 15 (22.06%) MS Excel
7 13 (19.12%) SOA
8 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (16.18%) SAP
8 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (14.71%) SharePoint
9 10 (14.71%) TOGAF
9 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (13.24%) Scrum
10 9 (13.24%) Project Management
10 9 (13.24%) Data Modelling
10 9 (13.24%) Business Analysis
10 9 (13.24%) UML
10 9 (13.24%) IDEF
10 9 (13.24%) Requirements Management
10 9 (13.24%) Use Case
10 9 (13.24%) BPMN
10 9 (13.24%) Waterfall

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (14.71%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (22.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.53%) Firewall
1 16 (23.53%) Wireless
2 5 (7.35%) NetScaler
3 3 (4.41%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (4.41%) MPLS
3 3 (4.41%) Network Security
3 3 (4.41%) 4G
3 3 (4.41%) WAN
3 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.41%) VPN
4 2 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) EDRMS
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) NUnit
General
1 18 (26.47%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Back Office
3 1 (1.47%) Legal
3 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) Application Packaging
2 4 (5.88%) REST
2 4 (5.88%) Web Services
3 3 (4.41%) .NET
4 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.76%) Taxonomies
3 2 (2.94%) Open Source
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.53%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) Windows 7
2 5 (7.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) ITIL
1 16 (23.53%) Network Design
2 13 (19.12%) SOA
3 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (14.71%) TOGAF
5 9 (13.24%) Scrum
5 9 (13.24%) UML
5 9 (13.24%) Project Management
5 9 (13.24%) Data Modelling
5 9 (13.24%) Business Analysis
5 9 (13.24%) IDEF
5 9 (13.24%) Requirements Management
5 9 (13.24%) Use Case
5 9 (13.24%) BPMN
5 9 (13.24%) Waterfall
5 9 (13.24%) Coaching
5 9 (13.24%) Logical Data Model
6 8 (11.76%) Metadata Management
6 8 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.41%) C#
2 2 (2.94%) Java
3 1 (1.47%) SQL
3 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (48.53%) SC Cleared
1 33 (48.53%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.24%) ISEB
3 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (7.35%) MCTS
4 5 (7.35%) MCITP
4 5 (7.35%) CCA
4 5 (7.35%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (7.35%) CCEE
4 5 (7.35%) MCSE
5 3 (4.41%) HNC
5 3 (4.41%) HND
5 3 (4.41%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.35%) XenApp
2 5 (7.35%) XenDesktop
2 5 (7.35%) vSphere
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) XenMobile
2 2 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (27.94%) Cisco
2 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (23.53%) Juniper
3 16 (23.53%) F5
4 11 (16.18%) SAP
5 8 (11.76%) Open Text
5 8 (11.76%) EMC
6 7 (10.29%) VMware
7 5 (7.35%) AppSense
7 5 (7.35%) Citrix
8 2 (2.94%) Oracle