The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 194 186 174
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 25 6 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.12% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.15% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 10
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -6.25%
Software Architecture
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4295 3965 3953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.79% 80.72% 77.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3585 3288 3307
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Software Architecture Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Software Architecture
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 Architecture within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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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
Warwickshire 0 12 £35,000 -4.10% 2
Staffordshire - 7 £56,250 - 3
Coventry - 3 £52,500 -
Birmingham -13 1 £40,000 +3.22%
Worcestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture.

1 23 (71.88%) Middleware
2 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) .NET
2 15 (46.88%) Unit Testing
3 14 (43.75%) C#
3 14 (43.75%) UML
3 14 (43.75%) Scrum
4 13 (40.63%) N-Tier
4 13 (40.63%) C++
4 13 (40.63%) HTML
4 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
4 13 (40.63%) CSS
5 12 (37.50%) OOD
5 12 (37.50%) OO
5 12 (37.50%) Device Driver
5 12 (37.50%) QNX
5 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 12 (37.50%) Nucleus RTOS
5 12 (37.50%) HTML5
5 12 (37.50%) jQuery
6 11 (34.38%) CSS3
6 11 (34.38%) Ajax
6 11 (34.38%) Subversion
6 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
6 11 (34.38%) Web Services
6 11 (34.38%) SQL
6 11 (34.38%) VB
6 11 (34.38%) VB.NET
7 10 (31.25%) Mobile App
7 10 (31.25%) Mobile Application Development

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Simulink
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) MySQL
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Subversion
1 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.38%) Maven
2 3 (9.38%) JUnit
3 1 (3.13%) AccuRev
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Software Engineer
1 12 (37.50%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Java Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) AWS Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Real Time Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Development Manager
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.13%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (71.88%) Middleware
2 15 (46.88%) .NET
3 13 (40.63%) CSS
3 13 (40.63%) HTML
4 12 (37.50%) jQuery
4 12 (37.50%) HTML5
5 11 (34.38%) CSS3
5 11 (34.38%) Ajax
5 11 (34.38%) Web Services
6 9 (28.13%) JSON
7 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (9.38%) XML
9 2 (6.25%) XSL
9 2 (6.25%) SOAP
9 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.25%) XHTML
9 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (3.13%) WPF
10 1 (3.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) N-Tier
2 12 (37.50%) Device Driver
3 10 (31.25%) Mobile App
4 4 (12.50%) E-Learning
4 4 (12.50%) SCORM
4 4 (12.50%) Learning Management System
4 4 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (6.25%) Open Source
5 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.13%) User Experience
6 1 (3.13%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Nucleus RTOS
2 9 (28.13%) Android
2 9 (28.13%) Apple iOS
3 3 (9.38%) UNIX
3 3 (9.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (46.88%) Unit Testing
2 14 (43.75%) Scrum
2 14 (43.75%) UML
3 12 (37.50%) OO
3 12 (37.50%) OOD
3 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 10 (31.25%) Mobile Application Development
5 9 (28.13%) Android Development
5 9 (28.13%) iOS Development
6 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.38%) Kanban
7 3 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (9.38%) TDD
7 3 (9.38%) SOA
8 2 (6.25%) MVC
8 2 (6.25%) OOP
8 2 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (6.25%) Web Development
8 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) C#
2 13 (40.63%) C++
2 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) VB
3 11 (34.38%) VB.NET
4 4 (12.50%) Java
5 3 (9.38%) C
5 3 (9.38%) MATLAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) QNX
2 9 (28.13%) Telerik
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
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