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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 216 191 167
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -24
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 6 20 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.38% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.49% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 27
Average salary £46,250 £36,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.47% +4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
4597 4088 3722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.24% 78.13% 75.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4050 3469 3220
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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
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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 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
Staffordshire -5 3 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham -12 3 £47,500 +31.94%
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 7 (70.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) Middleware
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) C++
4 4 (40.00%) UML
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (40.00%) OOD
4 4 (40.00%) QNX
4 4 (40.00%) Device Driver
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) Nucleus RTOS
5 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Modbus
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) Learning Management System
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Subversion
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) SOA
6 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (10.00%) ColdFusion
1 1 (10.00%) PegaRULES
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Modbus
2 1 (10.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) MS Access
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Head of IT
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Middleware
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (10.00%) Dapper ORM
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) LINQ
5 1 (10.00%) J2EE
5 1 (10.00%) Classic ASP
5 1 (10.00%) Struts
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (20.00%) Learning Management System
2 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) E-Learning
3 1 (10.00%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Nucleus RTOS
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) UML
2 4 (40.00%) OOD
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Business Development
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Programming
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) QNX
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (10.00%) Pega
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