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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architecture
England / West Midlands
Rank 185 225 200
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -25
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 23 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.068% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.077% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 12
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £48,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £66,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £51,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.92% +13.33%

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
4239 5215 4170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 89.79% 88.34% 83.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3390 4290 3520
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +21 7 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Shropshire - 7 £26,500 -
Staffordshire - 5 £66,250 -
Warwickshire - 2 £35,000 -
Coventry +14 1 £57,500 -17.85%
Solihull -2 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 47 (83.93%) JavaScript
2 46 (82.14%) .NET
3 42 (75.00%) C#
4 38 (67.86%) ASP.NET
5 37 (66.07%) SQL Server
6 36 (64.29%) MVC
7 34 (60.71%) HTML
8 29 (51.79%) jQuery
9 26 (46.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (41.07%) Scrum
11 23 (41.07%) CSS
12 21 (37.50%) Web Services
12 21 (37.50%) SQL
12 21 (37.50%) HTML5
13 20 (35.71%) SOA
14 19 (33.93%) TDD
14 19 (33.93%) .NET Framework
14 19 (33.93%) WCF
15 18 (32.14%) Mentoring
16 17 (30.36%) Degree
17 16 (28.57%) Relational Database
18 15 (26.79%) Open Source
18 15 (26.79%) VB.NET
18 15 (26.79%) XML
18 15 (26.79%) SOAP
19 14 (25.00%) Visual Studio
19 14 (25.00%) AngularJS
20 13 (23.21%) CSS3
20 13 (23.21%) SOLID

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.57%) JBoss
2 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.79%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) SSL
2 6 (10.71%) Internet
3 2 (3.57%) HTTP
4 1 (1.79%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (66.07%) SQL Server
2 16 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 12 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 7 (12.50%) RDBMS
6 4 (7.14%) Neo4j
6 4 (7.14%) Riak
7 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.79%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (16.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.93%) gulp
4 5 (8.93%) webpack
5 2 (3.57%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.79%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.79%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.79%) JUnit
6 1 (1.79%) Moq
6 1 (1.79%) NUnit
6 1 (1.79%) Selenium
6 1 (1.79%) VectorCAST
General
1 6 (10.71%) Marketing
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
2 5 (8.93%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) Law
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Developer
2 9 (16.07%) .NET Developer
2 9 (16.07%) Technical Leader
3 8 (14.29%) Architect
3 8 (14.29%) Software Architect
3 8 (14.29%) Software Manager
4 7 (12.50%) Development Manager
4 7 (12.50%) Software Development Manager
5 6 (10.71%) .NET Architect
5 6 (10.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Team Leader
6 5 (8.93%) Development Team Leader
6 5 (8.93%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (8.93%) HTML Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Software Development Team Leader
6 5 (8.93%) Software Team Leader
7 4 (7.14%) .NET Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (82.14%) .NET
2 38 (67.86%) ASP.NET
3 34 (60.71%) HTML
4 29 (51.79%) jQuery
5 26 (46.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (41.07%) CSS
7 21 (37.50%) HTML5
7 21 (37.50%) Web Services
8 19 (33.93%) .NET Framework
8 19 (33.93%) WCF
9 15 (26.79%) SOAP
9 15 (26.79%) XML
10 14 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 13 (23.21%) CSS3
12 12 (21.43%) Entity Framework
12 12 (21.43%) LINQ
13 8 (14.29%) Ajax
13 8 (14.29%) Castle Windsor
13 8 (14.29%) NHibernate
13 8 (14.29%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) iPad
2 8 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (12.50%) N-Tier
4 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.79%) Replication
6 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (1.79%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.79%) Unix
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (64.29%) MVC
2 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (41.07%) Scrum
4 20 (35.71%) SOA
5 19 (33.93%) TDD
6 18 (32.14%) Mentoring
7 15 (26.79%) Open Source
8 13 (23.21%) SOLID
9 12 (21.43%) Migration
9 12 (21.43%) Service Delivery
9 12 (21.43%) Unit Testing
9 12 (21.43%) Web Application Development
10 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (16.07%) High Availability
10 9 (16.07%) Web Development
11 8 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
11 8 (14.29%) Mobile Development
12 7 (12.50%) OOP
12 7 (12.50%) SDLC
12 7 (12.50%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 47 (83.93%) JavaScript
2 42 (75.00%) C#
3 21 (37.50%) SQL
4 15 (26.79%) VB.NET
5 12 (21.43%) Java
6 7 (12.50%) TypeScript
6 7 (12.50%) VB
7 5 (8.93%) ES6
8 4 (7.14%) Erlang
9 3 (5.36%) C
10 2 (3.57%) C++
10 2 (3.57%) Embedded C
10 2 (3.57%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.79%) Scala
11 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) MISRA
2 3 (5.36%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) Oracle
3 6 (10.71%) Google
4 5 (8.93%) Facebook
5 2 (3.57%) Telerik
6 1 (1.79%) Apple
6 1 (1.79%) webMethods
6 1 (1.79%) Xamarin
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