The first table below looks at the demand for the Software 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 Software Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 197 178 187
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 3 23 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.060% 0.45% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.47% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £67,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4762 4843 4456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.47% 95.32% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3972 4053 3851
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Software Architect
England

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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
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 Software Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -7 3 £67,500 +28.57%
Software Architect
England

Software Architect
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Software 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 Software Architect in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Process Management
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Java EE
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Automotive
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (25.00%) Physics
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Software 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 Software Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
1 3 (75.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Physics
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) Process Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago