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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 193 207 166
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -41
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 24 6 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.12% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.14% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 24
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
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
4438 4264 3962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.89% 81.83% 78.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3680 3569 3315
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%

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
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 27 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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 -3 6 £35,000 -5.40% 2
Staffordshire - 6 - -
Solihull +10 4 £35,000 -22.22%
Worcestershire - 4 £47,500 - 2
Coventry - 3 £52,500 -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 24 (58.54%) Middleware
2 20 (48.78%) .NET
3 19 (46.34%) C#
3 19 (46.34%) Scrum
4 18 (43.90%) HTML
4 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
5 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (39.02%) jQuery
7 15 (36.59%) UML
7 15 (36.59%) Git (software)
8 14 (34.15%) Unit Testing
8 14 (34.15%) C++
9 13 (31.71%) OO
9 13 (31.71%) CSS
9 13 (31.71%) QNX
9 13 (31.71%) N-Tier
9 13 (31.71%) OOD
9 13 (31.71%) Nucleus RTOS
9 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
9 13 (31.71%) Device Driver
9 13 (31.71%) SDLC
10 12 (29.27%) HTML5
10 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET
10 12 (29.27%) VB.NET
11 11 (26.83%) SQL
11 11 (26.83%) VB
11 11 (26.83%) Web Services
11 11 (26.83%) Subversion
11 11 (26.83%) Ajax
11 11 (26.83%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 4 (9.76%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) Modbus
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) MySQL
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Git (software)
2 11 (26.83%) Subversion
3 4 (9.76%) TeamCity
3 4 (9.76%) Jasmine
4 3 (7.32%) JUnit
4 3 (7.32%) Maven
5 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.44%) AccuRev
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Games
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Electronics
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) Software Engineer
3 12 (29.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (19.51%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Java Architect
7 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Real Time Software Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Software Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Software Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Real Time Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) AWS Developer
9 1 (2.44%) UI Designer
9 1 (2.44%) Principal Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) UX Designer
9 1 (2.44%) Designer
9 1 (2.44%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (58.54%) Middleware
2 20 (48.78%) .NET
3 18 (43.90%) HTML
4 16 (39.02%) jQuery
5 13 (31.71%) CSS
6 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET
6 12 (29.27%) HTML5
7 11 (26.83%) CSS3
7 11 (26.83%) Web Services
7 11 (26.83%) Ajax
8 9 (21.95%) JSON
9 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (9.76%) Backbone.js
10 4 (9.76%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (9.76%) Ember.js
10 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
10 4 (9.76%) Durandal
11 3 (7.32%) XML
12 2 (4.88%) XSL
12 2 (4.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Device Driver
1 13 (31.71%) N-Tier
2 10 (24.39%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.76%) Learning Management System
3 4 (9.76%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (9.76%) E-Learning
3 4 (9.76%) SCORM
4 2 (4.88%) Blog
4 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.44%) User Experience
5 1 (2.44%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Nucleus RTOS
2 9 (21.95%) Android
2 9 (21.95%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.32%) UNIX
3 3 (7.32%) Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Scrum
2 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (36.59%) UML
4 14 (34.15%) Unit Testing
5 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
5 13 (31.71%) OOD
5 13 (31.71%) OO
5 13 (31.71%) SDLC
6 10 (24.39%) Mobile Application Development
7 9 (21.95%) Android Development
7 9 (21.95%) iOS Development
8 7 (17.07%) TDD
9 6 (14.63%) MVC
9 6 (14.63%) Web Development
10 5 (12.20%) SEO
10 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (9.76%) Open Source
11 4 (9.76%) BDD
11 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
11 4 (9.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) C#
2 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
3 14 (34.15%) C++
4 12 (29.27%) VB.NET
5 11 (26.83%) SQL
5 11 (26.83%) VB
6 4 (9.76%) Java
6 4 (9.76%) MATLAB
7 3 (7.32%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) QNX
2 9 (21.95%) Telerik
3 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.88%) Twitter
5 1 (2.44%) SAP
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