Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Architect
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 28 44
Rank change year-on-year 0 +16 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 284 351 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.39% 7.49% 5.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.68% 7.77% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 214 216 184
Birmingham median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -10.71% -
10th Percentile £51,250 £52,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £85,000
West Midlands median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -3.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3700 4515 3845
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 96.37% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 3377 3211
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Birmingham

Architect
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Architect in Birmingham

Architect
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Birmingham

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 98 (34.51%) Presales
2 70 (24.65%) Finance
3 58 (20.42%) TOGAF
4 56 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 54 (19.01%) Microsoft
6 52 (18.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 49 (17.25%) Project Management
7 49 (17.25%) SQL
8 46 (16.20%) Service Delivery
9 45 (15.85%) Business Intelligence
10 43 (15.14%) Data Centre
11 38 (13.38%) Data Warehouse
12 36 (12.68%) ITIL
13 34 (11.97%) UML
13 34 (11.97%) Management Information System
14 33 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (11.62%) Banking
14 33 (11.62%) Amazon AWS
15 32 (11.27%) Data Integration
15 32 (11.27%) ArchiMate
15 32 (11.27%) Migration
16 31 (10.92%) Degree
16 31 (10.92%) Data Migration
16 31 (10.92%) Customer Engagement
17 30 (10.56%) Analytics
17 30 (10.56%) Customer Requirements
17 30 (10.56%) .NET
18 29 (10.21%) IT Strategy
18 29 (10.21%) Data Acquisition
19 28 (9.86%) Data Ingestion

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 12 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.11%) CMS
2 6 (2.11%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (2.11%) Umbraco
3 3 (1.06%) JBoss
3 3 (1.06%) SAS
4 2 (0.70%) IIS
5 1 (0.35%) Apache
5 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.35%) Confluence
5 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.06%) Doxygen
3 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.11%) SAP CO
1 6 (2.11%) SAP FI
1 6 (2.11%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.70%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 56 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (11.62%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (9.86%) Office 365
4 15 (5.28%) Force.com
4 15 (5.28%) PaaS
4 15 (5.28%) SaaS
5 12 (4.23%) IaaS
6 9 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.35%) Slack
9 1 (0.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.34%) Firewall
2 14 (4.93%) Network Security
3 11 (3.87%) WAN
4 5 (1.76%) MPLS
5 3 (1.06%) Internet
5 3 (1.06%) LAN
5 3 (1.06%) VPN
6 2 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.70%) DAB
6 2 (0.70%) DNS
6 2 (0.70%) RFID
6 2 (0.70%) Skype
6 2 (0.70%) VLAN
6 2 (0.70%) WLAN
7 1 (0.35%) HTTP
7 1 (0.35%) LDAP
7 1 (0.35%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.35%) SMS
7 1 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.38%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (7.04%) SQL Server
3 16 (5.63%) Big Data
3 16 (5.63%) MySQL
4 12 (4.23%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.46%) DB2
6 4 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.35%) Riak
8 1 (0.35%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (3.52%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.82%) JUnit
3 7 (2.46%) Cucumber
3 7 (2.46%) git-flow
3 7 (2.46%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.11%) HP UFT
4 6 (2.11%) Protractor
4 6 (2.11%) Ranorex
4 6 (2.11%) Selenium
5 3 (1.06%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.70%) JIRA
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.35%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.35%) Maven
7 1 (0.35%) Mocha
7 1 (0.35%) Subversion
7 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
General
1 70 (24.65%) Finance
2 33 (11.62%) Banking
3 18 (6.34%) Manufacturing
4 14 (4.93%) Publishing
5 8 (2.82%) Advertising
5 8 (2.82%) Marketing
6 7 (2.46%) Retail
7 4 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.06%) Legal
9 2 (0.70%) Billing
10 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.35%) Law
10 1 (0.35%) Military
10 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.56%) .NET
2 16 (5.63%) Visualforce
3 13 (4.58%) Web Services
4 10 (3.52%) Node.js
5 8 (2.82%) AngularJS
5 8 (2.82%) CSS
6 7 (2.46%) REST
7 6 (2.11%) Sass
7 6 (2.11%) SOAP
7 6 (2.11%) XML
8 5 (1.76%) WPF
9 4 (1.41%) HTML
10 3 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (1.06%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.06%) Java EE
10 3 (1.06%) JDBC
10 3 (1.06%) JSON
10 3 (1.06%) Spring
11 2 (0.70%) CSS3
11 2 (0.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.14%) Data Centre
2 34 (11.97%) Management Information System
3 26 (9.15%) Computer Science
4 20 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (6.34%) Virtual Team
6 17 (5.99%) CCTV
7 9 (3.17%) Public Cloud
8 8 (2.82%) CMDB
9 6 (2.11%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.11%) Social Media
10 5 (1.76%) iSeries
10 5 (1.76%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.41%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.06%) Online Banking
13 2 (0.70%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.70%) Mobile Computing
14 1 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
14 1 (0.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.63%) Windows
2 5 (1.76%) Unix
3 3 (1.06%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 2 (0.70%) Android
4 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.35%) Linux
5 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (34.51%) Presales
2 58 (20.42%) TOGAF
3 52 (18.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (17.25%) Project Management
5 46 (16.20%) Service Delivery
6 45 (15.85%) Business Intelligence
7 36 (12.68%) ITIL
8 34 (11.97%) UML
9 33 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (11.27%) ArchiMate
10 32 (11.27%) Data Integration
10 32 (11.27%) Migration
11 31 (10.92%) Customer Engagement
11 31 (10.92%) Data Migration
12 30 (10.56%) Analytics
12 30 (10.56%) Customer Requirements
13 29 (10.21%) Data Acquisition
13 29 (10.21%) IT Strategy
14 28 (9.86%) Data Ingestion
14 28 (9.86%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (17.25%) SQL
2 25 (8.80%) C#
3 24 (8.45%) Java
4 20 (7.04%) JavaScript
5 17 (5.99%) PHP
6 16 (5.63%) Apex Code
7 14 (4.93%) C
8 13 (4.58%) C++
9 11 (3.87%) Python
10 8 (2.82%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.82%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.11%) Groovy
11 6 (2.11%) Scala
12 5 (1.76%) Delphi
12 5 (1.76%) RPG
13 2 (0.70%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.70%) XPath
14 1 (0.35%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 31 (10.92%) Degree
2 18 (6.34%) MCSE
2 18 (6.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (5.99%) MCP
4 16 (5.63%) Security Cleared
5 14 (4.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (4.58%) Citrix Certification
7 10 (3.52%) ISEB
8 8 (2.82%) CCNP
8 8 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.82%) PMI Certification
8 8 (2.82%) PMP
9 6 (2.11%) CEH
9 6 (2.11%) CISSP
9 6 (2.11%) CompTIA Security+
9 6 (2.11%) ISTQB
9 6 (2.11%) Security+ Certification
10 4 (1.41%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.41%) VCAP
10 4 (1.41%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.23%) QA
1 12 (4.23%) SLA
2 8 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.11%) GPG13
4 3 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.06%) MISRA
4 3 (1.06%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.70%) ISO 13485
5 2 (0.70%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (7.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.52%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.35%) Docker
5 1 (0.35%) HDFS
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.35%) XenApp
5 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (3.17%) SCVMM
2 3 (1.06%) SCCM
3 2 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.70%) Puppet
4 1 (0.35%) Ansible
4 1 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.35%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.35%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.35%) Terraform
4 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 54 (19.01%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.75%) VMware
3 17 (5.99%) Citrix
3 17 (5.99%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (5.28%) SAP
5 14 (4.93%) CheckPoint
5 14 (4.93%) ServiceNow
6 12 (4.23%) Cadence
6 12 (4.23%) Cisco
6 12 (4.23%) Juniper
7 10 (3.52%) BMC
8 9 (3.17%) EMC
8 9 (3.17%) IBM
8 9 (3.17%) NetApp
9 8 (2.82%) Brocade
9 8 (2.82%) HP
10 7 (2.46%) Oracle
11 6 (2.11%) F5
11 6 (2.11%) Fortinet
11 6 (2.11%) Sitecore