The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 164 191 196
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 38 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.40% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.42% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 37 21 8
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £68,250
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5095 5252 4656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.63% 94.85% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4265 4398 4061
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Architect
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +12 23 £62,500 -10.71% 2
Warwickshire - 6 £46,250 -
Coventry - 3 £75,000 -
Solihull - 3 £60,000 -
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 23 (41.82%) Security Cleared
2 21 (38.18%) SC Cleared
3 16 (29.09%) Scrum
4 15 (27.27%) Windows
4 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 12 (21.82%) Degree
6 11 (20.00%) Cisco
6 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 10 (18.18%) Finance
8 9 (16.36%) CRM
8 9 (16.36%) Java
9 8 (14.55%) Open Text
9 8 (14.55%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (14.55%) Knowledge Management
9 8 (14.55%) TOGAF
9 8 (14.55%) Taxonomies
9 8 (14.55%) SharePoint Server
9 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
9 8 (14.55%) SOA
9 8 (14.55%) EMC
9 8 (14.55%) EDRMS
9 8 (14.55%) Migration
9 8 (14.55%) Back Office
9 8 (14.55%) Metadata Management
10 7 (12.73%) F5
10 7 (12.73%) Firewall
10 7 (12.73%) Wireless
10 7 (12.73%) Sun Certification
10 7 (12.73%) Juniper
10 7 (12.73%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 8 (14.55%) SharePoint Server
1 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Pivotal CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) Firewall
1 7 (12.73%) Wireless
2 4 (7.27%) MPLS
2 4 (7.27%) DNS
2 4 (7.27%) WAN
2 4 (7.27%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (7.27%) Network Security
3 3 (5.45%) 4G
3 3 (5.45%) NetScaler
3 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.45%) VPN
3 3 (5.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) EDRMS
2 6 (10.91%) Big Data
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Back Office
3 6 (10.91%) Front Office
4 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
1 3 (5.45%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.64%) WPF
2 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.82%) CSS
3 1 (1.82%) HTML
3 1 (1.82%) NHibernate
3 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.82%) LINQ
3 1 (1.82%) WCF
3 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.82%) WinForms
3 1 (1.82%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (1.82%) Spring.NET
3 1 (1.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Taxonomies
2 2 (3.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
2 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Scrum
2 9 (16.36%) CRM
3 8 (14.55%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (14.55%) Knowledge Management
3 8 (14.55%) TOGAF
3 8 (14.55%) SOA
3 8 (14.55%) Migration
3 8 (14.55%) Metadata Management
4 7 (12.73%) ITIL
4 7 (12.73%) Network Design
4 7 (12.73%) Pair Programming
5 6 (10.91%) IDEF
5 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.91%) Use Case
5 6 (10.91%) Requirements Management
5 6 (10.91%) Business Development
5 6 (10.91%) Business Analysis
5 6 (10.91%) UML
5 6 (10.91%) Data Modelling
5 6 (10.91%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) Java
2 3 (5.45%) C#
3 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.82%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 23 (41.82%) Security Cleared
2 21 (38.18%) SC Cleared
3 12 (21.82%) Degree
4 7 (12.73%) Sun Certification
4 7 (12.73%) PhD
5 6 (10.91%) ISEB
6 3 (5.45%) CCEE
6 3 (5.45%) MCSE
6 3 (5.45%) HNC
6 3 (5.45%) HND
6 3 (5.45%) CCA
6 3 (5.45%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.45%) MCTS
6 3 (5.45%) MCITP
6 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) XenApp
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
3 3 (5.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) XenMobile
2 2 (3.64%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.00%) Cisco
3 8 (14.55%) Open Text
3 8 (14.55%) EMC
4 7 (12.73%) F5
4 7 (12.73%) Juniper
4 7 (12.73%) Citrix
4 7 (12.73%) Sun
5 5 (9.09%) AppSense
6 3 (5.45%) VMware
7 2 (3.64%) Fujitsu
7 2 (3.64%) SAP
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle
8 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Excellent salarty plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K base + 10K Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago