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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 205 209 176
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -33
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 13 4 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.075% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.093% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 17
Average salary £40,750 - £48,500
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 - £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 - £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +4.21%
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
4769 4298 4319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.69% 80.10% 79.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3886 3556 3655
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,809
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,682 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Worcestershire - 7 £39,000 -
Warwickshire +5 4 - -
Staffordshire +3 1 - -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (60.00%) Scrum
2 15 (42.86%) .NET
3 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (37.14%) C#
5 12 (34.29%) HTML
5 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
6 10 (28.57%) Middleware
6 10 (28.57%) jQuery
7 9 (25.71%) QA
7 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
8 8 (22.86%) SQL
8 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
8 8 (22.86%) Analytics
9 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (20.00%) Java
9 7 (20.00%) C++
9 7 (20.00%) CSS
9 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (20.00%) UML
9 7 (20.00%) OO
9 7 (20.00%) SDLC
10 6 (17.14%) People Management
10 6 (17.14%) XML
10 6 (17.14%) Project Management
10 6 (17.14%) OOD
10 6 (17.14%) CMMI
10 6 (17.14%) QNX
10 6 (17.14%) CMS
10 6 (17.14%) Device Driver
10 6 (17.14%) Modbus

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (17.14%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Simulink
2 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Modbus
2 2 (5.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (8.57%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) DB2
3 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.43%) Jasmine
2 4 (11.43%) TeamCity
2 4 (11.43%) Subversion
3 2 (5.71%) Maven
3 2 (5.71%) JUnit
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.86%) Electronics
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Software Manager
3 6 (17.14%) Software Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.86%) UX Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) UI/UX Designer
7 1 (2.86%) UI Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) .NET
2 12 (34.29%) HTML
3 10 (28.57%) Middleware
3 10 (28.57%) jQuery
4 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
5 7 (20.00%) CSS
6 6 (17.14%) XML
7 4 (11.43%) Web Services
7 4 (11.43%) JDBC
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (11.43%) HTML5
7 4 (11.43%) CSS3
7 4 (11.43%) Backbone.js
7 4 (11.43%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (11.43%) Ember.js
7 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
7 4 (11.43%) Durandal
8 3 (8.57%) Ajax
8 3 (8.57%) JSON
8 3 (8.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Device Driver
2 5 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 4 (11.43%) Credit Risk
3 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (5.71%) Blog
5 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Nucleus RTOS
2 3 (8.57%) Android
2 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.71%) UNIX
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Scrum
2 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.86%) Analytics
4 7 (20.00%) SDLC
4 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (20.00%) UML
4 7 (20.00%) OO
5 6 (17.14%) OOD
5 6 (17.14%) Project Management
5 6 (17.14%) CMMI
5 6 (17.14%) TDD
5 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
5 6 (17.14%) Business Analysis
5 6 (17.14%) People Management
6 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 5 (14.29%) ITIL
7 4 (11.43%) MVC
7 4 (11.43%) SEO
7 4 (11.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) C#
2 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.86%) SQL
4 7 (20.00%) C++
4 7 (20.00%) Java
5 5 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 5 (14.29%) MATLAB
6 3 (8.57%) VB
7 2 (5.71%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) QNX
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Telerik
4 2 (5.71%) Twitter
5 1 (2.86%) Pega
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) Sybase