The median annual salary for a Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 31 29
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 162 150 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 8.79% 6.32% 6.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.07% 6.62% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 84 100 89
Median salary £65,000 £64,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1787 2266 1693
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.91% 95.53% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1751 1432
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 102 (28.49%) Presales
2 94 (26.26%) TOGAF
3 93 (25.98%) Customer Requirements
4 84 (23.46%) Data Centre
5 83 (23.18%) Finance
6 79 (22.07%) Microsoft
7 78 (21.79%) Service Delivery
8 64 (17.88%) Microsoft Azure
9 61 (17.04%) Agile Software Development
10 60 (16.76%) ITIL
11 57 (15.92%) Change Control
12 56 (15.64%) Project Management
13 54 (15.08%) Line Management
14 52 (14.53%) Degree
15 51 (14.25%) VMware
15 51 (14.25%) SaaS
16 48 (13.41%) Business Development
16 48 (13.41%) Oracle
16 48 (13.41%) MS Excel
17 46 (12.85%) Enterprise Architecture
18 44 (12.29%) CRM
18 44 (12.29%) PRINCE2
19 43 (12.01%) ERP
20 42 (11.73%) Cisco
21 40 (11.17%) Continuous Improvement
22 39 (10.89%) SQL
22 39 (10.89%) EMC
23 38 (10.61%) MS Office
24 37 (10.34%) NetApp
24 37 (10.34%) Retail

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 18 (5.03%) Oracle UPK
2 15 (4.19%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.40%) IIS
3 5 (1.40%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.56%) CMS
5 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.28%) Apache
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.28%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.28%) JBoss
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 48 (13.41%) MS Excel
2 38 (10.61%) MS Office
3 17 (4.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (5.31%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 18 (5.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (5.03%) Oracle Assets
2 18 (5.03%) Oracle Payables
2 18 (5.03%) Oracle Receivables
3 10 (2.79%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.28%) JDE World
6 1 (0.28%) SAP CAR
6 1 (0.28%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
6 1 (0.28%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.28%) SAP POS DM
6 1 (0.28%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 64 (17.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (14.25%) SaaS
3 33 (9.22%) PaaS
4 31 (8.66%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (6.70%) IaaS
6 18 (5.03%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (4.75%) Office 365
8 2 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.56%) GitHub
9 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.75%) Firewall
2 15 (4.19%) MPLS
3 14 (3.91%) WAN
4 7 (1.96%) SAN
5 6 (1.68%) SSL
5 6 (1.68%) VPN
6 5 (1.40%) LAN
6 5 (1.40%) LDAP
7 4 (1.12%) DNS
7 4 (1.12%) Skype
8 3 (0.84%) BGP
8 3 (0.84%) NAS
8 3 (0.84%) Network Security
8 3 (0.84%) OSPF
8 3 (0.84%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.84%) VoIP
9 2 (0.56%) DHCP
9 2 (0.56%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.56%) VLAN
9 2 (0.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.54%) Big Data
1 27 (7.54%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.42%) MySQL
3 18 (5.03%) DB2
4 7 (1.96%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.40%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.12%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.84%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.28%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.28%) HBase
8 1 (0.28%) HDInsight
8 1 (0.28%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.28%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (1.96%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.28%) Selenium
4 1 (0.28%) Travis CI
General
1 83 (23.18%) Finance
2 37 (10.34%) Retail
3 23 (6.42%) Publishing
4 18 (5.03%) General Ledger
5 10 (2.79%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.79%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.96%) Banking
7 6 (1.68%) Billing
8 5 (1.40%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.12%) Marketing
10 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.28%) Advertising
11 1 (0.28%) Back Office
11 1 (0.28%) Law
11 1 (0.28%) Legal
11 1 (0.28%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.94%) .NET
2 15 (4.19%) Web Services
3 11 (3.07%) CSS
3 11 (3.07%) HTML
4 10 (2.79%) REST
5 7 (1.96%) AngularJS
5 7 (1.96%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.96%) JSON
6 5 (1.40%) Ajax
6 5 (1.40%) JDBC
6 5 (1.40%) ODBC
6 5 (1.40%) SAML
7 4 (1.12%) WCF
7 4 (1.12%) WF
8 3 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.56%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (0.56%) Middleware
9 2 (0.56%) React
10 1 (0.28%) SOAP
10 1 (0.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 84 (23.46%) Data Centre
2 37 (10.34%) Public Cloud
3 20 (5.59%) NHS
4 18 (5.03%) CMDB
4 18 (5.03%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.68%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.40%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.40%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.40%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.84%) EPoS
8 3 (0.84%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.56%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.56%) Clustering
9 2 (0.56%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.56%) Replication
10 1 (0.28%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.28%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.79%) Linux
2 6 (1.68%) Windows
3 4 (1.12%) Unix
4 2 (0.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.28%) Android
5 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (28.49%) Presales
2 94 (26.26%) TOGAF
3 93 (25.98%) Customer Requirements
4 78 (21.79%) Service Delivery
5 61 (17.04%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (16.76%) ITIL
7 57 (15.92%) Change Control
8 56 (15.64%) Project Management
9 54 (15.08%) Line Management
10 48 (13.41%) Business Development
11 46 (12.85%) Enterprise Architecture
12 44 (12.29%) CRM
12 44 (12.29%) PRINCE2
13 43 (12.01%) ERP
14 40 (11.17%) Continuous Improvement
15 34 (9.50%) IT Strategy
16 33 (9.22%) Service Management
17 29 (8.10%) Service Design
18 28 (7.82%) Technical Architecture
19 26 (7.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (10.89%) SQL
2 28 (7.82%) Java
3 21 (5.87%) C#
4 13 (3.63%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.96%) Python
6 6 (1.68%) PHP
7 4 (1.12%) C++
8 3 (0.84%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.28%) ABAP
9 1 (0.28%) RPG
Qualifications
1 52 (14.53%) Degree
2 36 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (9.78%) MCSE
4 20 (5.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 19 (5.31%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (5.03%) ISEB
6 18 (5.03%) PMI Certification
6 18 (5.03%) PMP
7 17 (4.75%) MCP
7 17 (4.75%) VCAP
7 17 (4.75%) VCDX
8 16 (4.47%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (3.91%) CCIE
9 14 (3.91%) CCNP
10 11 (3.07%) JNCIP
11 10 (2.79%) CCIP
11 10 (2.79%) JNCIE
11 10 (2.79%) SC Cleared
11 10 (2.79%) Security Cleared
12 9 (2.51%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.70%) SLA
2 8 (2.23%) QA
3 5 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.56%) GPG13
System Software
1 34 (9.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (5.31%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (2.23%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.28%) HDFS
5 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (5.03%) SCVMM
2 3 (0.84%) Icinga
2 3 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.84%) Puppet
2 3 (0.84%) QRadar
2 3 (0.84%) vRealize
3 2 (0.56%) SCCM
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 79 (22.07%) Microsoft
2 51 (14.25%) VMware
3 48 (13.41%) Oracle
4 42 (11.73%) Cisco
5 39 (10.89%) EMC
6 37 (10.34%) NetApp
7 34 (9.50%) Citrix
8 29 (8.10%) Juniper
9 21 (5.87%) BMC
9 21 (5.87%) IBM
10 20 (5.59%) CheckPoint
10 20 (5.59%) HP
11 19 (5.31%) JD Edwards
12 18 (5.03%) ServiceNow
13 15 (4.19%) 3PAR
14 6 (1.68%) NEC
15 5 (1.40%) Casewise
16 4 (1.12%) Dell
16 4 (1.12%) MuleSoft
17 3 (0.84%) Remedy
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