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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 207 184 185
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 4 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.074% 0.52% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.097% 0.67% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 19 14
Average salary - £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £49,413 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +3.26%
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
4141 4315 3651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 76.40% 77.33% 75.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3419 3640 3109
Average salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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
Warwickshire +10 3 - -
Staffordshire -13 1 - - 1
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8 (80.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) OO
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (50.00%) Middleware
5 4 (40.00%) Subversion
5 4 (40.00%) N-Tier
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) MVC
6 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (30.00%) Learning Management System
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
7 2 (20.00%) HTML5
7 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) C++
8 1 (10.00%) Java
8 1 (10.00%) C

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) nginx
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
2 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) LAMP
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (30.00%) Learning Management System
3 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (10.00%) E-Learning
4 1 (10.00%) SCORM
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Nucleus RTOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (20.00%) C++
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) C
6 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) QNX
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago