The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Software Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architect
Rank 229 225 219
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 8 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.017% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.018% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 2
Median salary £65,000 £70,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,800 £70,000 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -
Software 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
5790 5640 5177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.88% 95.77% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4577 4625 4327
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,696 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Software Architect in the job title.

Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Software Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Software Architect Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Software Architect
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architect across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Software Architect Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Software 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 Software Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Coventry - 5 £65,000 -
Staffordshire +1 2 £67,500 -3.57%
Solihull - 1 £60,000 -
Software Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Software 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 Software Architect in the job title.

1 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 10 (62.50%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (43.75%) EJB
4 7 (43.75%) SOAP
4 7 (43.75%) Hibernate
4 7 (43.75%) Scrum
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) Spring
4 7 (43.75%) REST
4 7 (43.75%) Mentoring
5 6 (37.50%) .NET
6 5 (31.25%) J2EE
6 5 (31.25%) Web Services
6 5 (31.25%) Open Source
6 5 (31.25%) HTML5
7 4 (25.00%) JAX-WS
7 4 (25.00%) Android
7 4 (25.00%) Java SE
7 4 (25.00%) Java EE
7 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
7 4 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
7 4 (25.00%) MyBatis
7 4 (25.00%) Presales
7 4 (25.00%) CSS
7 4 (25.00%) JDBC
7 4 (25.00%) JSP
7 4 (25.00%) JUnit
7 4 (25.00%) C#

Software 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 3 (18.75%) Apache
1 3 (18.75%) JBoss
1 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
1 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JUnit
2 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
2 3 (18.75%) IntelliJ
2 3 (18.75%) Selenium
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) Concordion
4 1 (6.25%) Mockito
General
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) EJB
2 7 (43.75%) Hibernate
2 7 (43.75%) REST
2 7 (43.75%) SOAP
2 7 (43.75%) Spring
3 6 (37.50%) .NET
4 5 (31.25%) HTML5
4 5 (31.25%) J2EE
4 5 (31.25%) Web Services
5 4 (25.00%) CSS
5 4 (25.00%) Java EE
5 4 (25.00%) Java SE
5 4 (25.00%) JAX-WS
5 4 (25.00%) JDBC
5 4 (25.00%) JMS
5 4 (25.00%) JMX
5 4 (25.00%) JSF
5 4 (25.00%) JSP
5 4 (25.00%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Android
1 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (18.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) Mentoring
1 7 (43.75%) Scrum
2 5 (31.25%) Open Source
3 4 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (25.00%) Presales
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) DevOps
4 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Microservices
4 3 (18.75%) Web Development
5 2 (12.50%) API Design
5 2 (12.50%) Front End Development
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) OOP
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) Scala
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) IBM
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) webMethods