The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Architect
Rank 205 204 192
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.056% 0.018% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.019% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Systems Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5125 5163 4549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.40% 94.75% 94.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4248 4385 3888
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Architect in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Systems Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Architect across the West Midlands region.

Systems Architect Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Systems Architect
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 Systems Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Staffordshire - 2 £55,000 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Systems Architect
England

Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Systems Architect in their job title 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 with Systems Architect in their job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) SAP SD
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) Electronics
4 2 (25.00%) Automotive
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) TargetLink
5 1 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) SysML
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (12.50%) Physics
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) IIS
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Systems Architect in their job title 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 with Systems Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
1 2 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Physics
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) SysML
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) Yourdon
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP