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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 232 206 218
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 13 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.45% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.53% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 6
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
5438 4546 4406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.60% 84.86% 84.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4227 3778 3678
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 6 £42,500 - 2
Warwickshire -9 5 £42,500 +21.42%
Coventry -5 1 - - 1
Worcestershire -9 1 £37,500 -21.05%
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 12 (66.67%) C#
4 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
5 10 (55.56%) SQL
6 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (50.00%) Web Services
7 7 (38.89%) VB.NET
7 7 (38.89%) MVC
7 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (33.33%) Scrum
8 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 6 (33.33%) Entity Framework
9 5 (27.78%) Web Application Development
9 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
9 5 (27.78%) WCF
9 5 (27.78%) LINQ
9 5 (27.78%) jQuery
9 5 (27.78%) iPad
9 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
9 5 (27.78%) XML
9 5 (27.78%) HTML
9 5 (27.78%) SSL
10 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 4 (22.22%) CSS
10 4 (22.22%) N-Tier
10 4 (22.22%) Java
10 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
10 4 (22.22%) TDD

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 2 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.11%) ArangoDB
3 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.11%) Neo4j
3 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) SAS EBI
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
2 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Gatling
3 1 (5.56%) JMeter
3 1 (5.56%) NeoLoad
3 1 (5.56%) WebLOAD
General
1 2 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 5 (27.78%) .NET Development Team Leader
2 5 (27.78%) .NET Team Leader
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Development Team Leader
2 5 (27.78%) Software Development Team Leader
2 5 (27.78%) Software Team Leader
3 4 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Leader
5 2 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
3 9 (50.00%) Web Services
4 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 6 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 5 (27.78%) jQuery
5 5 (27.78%) LINQ
5 5 (27.78%) WCF
5 5 (27.78%) XML
6 4 (22.22%) CSS
7 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (11.11%) JSON
7 2 (11.11%) OAuth
8 1 (5.56%) CSS3
8 1 (5.56%) HTML5
8 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (5.56%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) iPad
2 4 (22.22%) N-Tier
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) e-Learning
4 1 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (5.56%) Learning Management System
4 1 (5.56%) Linked Data
4 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) SCORM
4 1 (5.56%) Semantic Web
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (5.56%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (38.89%) MVC
2 6 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
3 5 (27.78%) Web Application Development
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Development
6 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 2 (11.11%) Microservices
6 2 (11.11%) Open Source
6 2 (11.11%) Presales
6 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Content Development
7 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.56%) Game Development
7 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
7 1 (5.56%) SOLID
7 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 12 (66.67%) C#
3 10 (55.56%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) VB.NET
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 3 (16.67%) Python
6 3 (16.67%) Ruby
7 2 (11.11%) VB
7 2 (11.11%) VB6
8 1 (5.56%) C
8 1 (5.56%) C++
8 1 (5.56%) PHP
8 1 (5.56%) Scala
8 1 (5.56%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.56%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) MISRA
1 1 (5.56%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) SOASTA, Inc
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