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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architecture
England / West Midlands
Rank 186 213 212
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 28 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.058% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.066% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 4
Median salary £41,500 £21,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+93.02% -44.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,300 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +11.11%

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
4325 4526 4319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.85% 86.94% 85.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3367 3752 3761
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 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +6 8 £48,750 +126.74%
Shropshire - 7 £26,500 - 2
Staffordshire - 6 £70,000 - 1
Coventry - 2 - -
Solihull - 2 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £37,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 41 (80.39%) JavaScript
2 40 (78.43%) .NET
3 36 (70.59%) C#
4 33 (64.71%) HTML
5 32 (62.75%) SQL Server
5 32 (62.75%) ASP.NET
6 31 (60.78%) MVC
7 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (49.02%) Scrum
9 23 (45.10%) jQuery
10 21 (41.18%) TDD
10 21 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (41.18%) HTML5
11 19 (37.25%) CSS
12 18 (35.29%) Web Services
12 18 (35.29%) SQL
13 17 (33.33%) SOA
14 16 (31.37%) Degree
14 16 (31.37%) WCF
14 16 (31.37%) Mentoring
15 15 (29.41%) Open Source
15 15 (29.41%) .NET Framework
16 14 (27.45%) Relational Database
17 13 (25.49%) AngularJS
17 13 (25.49%) CSS3
17 13 (25.49%) SOLID
17 13 (25.49%) Java
17 13 (25.49%) SOAP
18 12 (23.53%) XML
18 12 (23.53%) Visual Studio

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 (15.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (7.84%) JBoss
2 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.88%) Apache
3 3 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.96%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) SSL
2 6 (11.76%) Internet
3 1 (1.96%) HTTP
3 1 (1.96%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (62.75%) SQL Server
2 14 (27.45%) Relational Database
3 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (11.76%) NoSQL
5 5 (9.80%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.88%) Neo4j
6 3 (5.88%) Riak
7 1 (1.96%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 8 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.80%) gulp
4 5 (9.80%) webpack
5 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.92%) VectorCAST
7 1 (1.96%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.96%) CaliberRM
7 1 (1.96%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.96%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.96%) JIRA
7 1 (1.96%) JUnit
7 1 (1.96%) Moq
7 1 (1.96%) NUnit
7 1 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.96%) Selenium
7 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 6 (11.76%) Marketing
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Law
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Developer
2 9 (17.65%) Technical Leader
3 8 (15.69%) .NET Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Architect
4 7 (13.73%) Software Manager
5 6 (11.76%) Development Manager
5 6 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Software Architect
5 6 (11.76%) Software Development Manager
6 5 (9.80%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (9.80%) HTML Developer
7 4 (7.84%) .NET Architect
7 4 (7.84%) Principal Technologist
7 4 (7.84%) Team Leader
7 4 (7.84%) Technologist
8 3 (5.88%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (78.43%) .NET
2 33 (64.71%) HTML
3 32 (62.75%) ASP.NET
4 23 (45.10%) jQuery
5 21 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (41.18%) HTML5
6 19 (37.25%) CSS
7 18 (35.29%) Web Services
8 16 (31.37%) WCF
9 15 (29.41%) .NET Framework
10 13 (25.49%) AngularJS
10 13 (25.49%) CSS3
10 13 (25.49%) SOAP
11 12 (23.53%) XML
12 10 (19.61%) Entity Framework
12 10 (19.61%) LINQ
13 8 (15.69%) Castle Windsor
13 8 (15.69%) NHibernate
13 8 (15.69%) Spring.NET
14 7 (13.73%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) iPad
2 7 (13.73%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (9.80%) N-Tier
4 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.88%) Windows CE
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) Unix
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) MVC
2 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (49.02%) Scrum
4 21 (41.18%) TDD
5 17 (33.33%) SOA
6 16 (31.37%) Mentoring
7 15 (29.41%) Open Source
8 13 (25.49%) SOLID
9 12 (23.53%) Migration
9 12 (23.53%) Service Delivery
9 12 (23.53%) Unit Testing
10 10 (19.61%) Web Application Development
11 9 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (15.69%) High Availability
12 8 (15.69%) Mobile Development
13 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (11.76%) Front End Development
13 6 (11.76%) Internet Marketing
13 6 (11.76%) SDLC
13 6 (11.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (80.39%) JavaScript
2 36 (70.59%) C#
3 18 (35.29%) SQL
4 13 (25.49%) Java
5 11 (21.57%) VB.NET
6 5 (9.80%) ES6
6 5 (9.80%) TypeScript
6 5 (9.80%) VB
7 3 (5.88%) C
7 3 (5.88%) Erlang
7 3 (5.88%) Scala
8 1 (1.96%) C++
8 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.96%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
2 3 (5.88%) MISRA
2 3 (5.88%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Oracle
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.76%) Google
4 5 (9.80%) Facebook
5 1 (1.96%) Apple
5 1 (1.96%) Telerik
5 1 (1.96%) webMethods
5 1 (1.96%) Xamarin
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