The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 210 179 187
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 4 28 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.074% 0.50% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.098% 0.66% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 23 13
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4076 4262 3638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.89% 76.71% 74.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3376 3599 3139
Average salary £41,405 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.51% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Architecture
England

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 25 July 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 +8 4 £37,500 +7.14%
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (90.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (50.00%) OO
6 4 (40.00%) N-Tier
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (40.00%) Middleware
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (40.00%) Subversion
7 3 (30.00%) Learning Management System
7 3 (30.00%) HTML5
7 3 (30.00%) Scrum
7 3 (30.00%) MVC
7 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (30.00%) Linux
7 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 2 (20.00%) CSS3
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (20.00%) SaaS

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) nginx
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
2 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%) Internet
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 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) Middleware
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) CSS3
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (10.00%) LAMP
6 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (10.00%) RESTful
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (30.00%) Learning Management System
3 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (10.00%) GIS
3 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (10.00%) E-Learning
3 1 (10.00%) SCORM
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Atlassian