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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 202 180 179
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 7 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.16% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.20% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 20
Average salary £38,750 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +8.69%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
4139 3555 3534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.17% 79.32% 75.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3579 2897 3061
Average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 23 January 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
(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
Staffordshire +10 7 £38,750 - 1
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (75.00%) C++
1 9 (75.00%) UML
1 9 (75.00%) OO
1 9 (75.00%) OOD
1 9 (75.00%) Middleware
1 9 (75.00%) QNX
1 9 (75.00%) Device Driver
1 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 9 (75.00%) Nucleus RTOS
2 6 (50.00%) Modbus
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Pega
5 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
5 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (8.33%) Business Development
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) PegaRULES
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) ColdFusion
1 1 (8.33%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Modbus
2 1 (8.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Software Engineer
1 9 (75.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Real Time Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Real Time Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Head of IT
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) Middleware
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (8.33%) Dapper ORM
3 1 (8.33%) LINQ
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) Struts
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP
3 1 (8.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Nucleus RTOS
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) UML
1 9 (75.00%) OO
1 9 (75.00%) OOD
1 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (8.33%) Business Development
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Web Design
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) QNX
2 1 (8.33%) Pega
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000+ Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago