The median annual salary for an Architect was £63,250 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 28 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 22 37
Rank change year-on-year -12 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 114 174 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.81% 7.38% 5.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.02% 7.67% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 76 110 100
Median salary £63,250 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.69% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £46,250 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £78,750 £75,250
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.84% +4.00%  

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 1893 2268 1964
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.53% 96.14% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6401 6679 8485
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £77,500 £66,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 74 (26.81%) Presales
2 65 (23.55%) Enterprise Architecture
3 60 (21.74%) Finance
3 60 (21.74%) TOGAF
3 60 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 60 (21.74%) Data Centre
4 54 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 49 (17.75%) SQL
6 46 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
7 40 (14.49%) ITIL
8 39 (14.13%) Service Delivery
9 33 (11.96%) SaaS
10 32 (11.59%) Line Management
10 32 (11.59%) ServiceNow
10 32 (11.59%) Degree
11 31 (11.23%) Oracle
12 28 (10.14%) CRM
12 28 (10.14%) Cisco
13 26 (9.42%) Change Control
14 25 (9.06%) PaaS
14 25 (9.06%) Microsoft Office
14 25 (9.06%) JavaScript
14 25 (9.06%) VMware
15 24 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (8.70%) Business Development
15 24 (8.70%) SQL Server
15 24 (8.70%) SharePoint
15 24 (8.70%) Project Management
16 23 (8.33%) Data Modelling
16 23 (8.33%) PRINCE2

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 24 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.35%) Oracle UPK
3 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.72%) CMS
3 2 (0.72%) Drupal
3 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.36%) Apache
4 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.36%) IIS
4 1 (0.36%) JBoss
4 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (9.06%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (5.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (4.35%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 12 (4.35%) Oracle Assets
2 12 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
2 12 (4.35%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.36%) SAP CAR
5 1 (0.36%) SAP POS DM
5 1 (0.36%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 54 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (11.96%) SaaS
3 25 (9.06%) PaaS
4 23 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (8.33%) Office 365
5 14 (5.07%) IaaS
6 12 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.07%) SSL
2 13 (4.71%) Firewall
2 13 (4.71%) LDAP
3 10 (3.62%) MPLS
4 4 (1.45%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.09%) BGP
5 3 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.09%) DHCP
5 3 (1.09%) DNS
5 3 (1.09%) HTTP
5 3 (1.09%) LAN
5 3 (1.09%) Network Security
5 3 (1.09%) OSPF
5 3 (1.09%) VPN
5 3 (1.09%) WAN
6 2 (0.72%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.72%) SAN
6 2 (0.72%) SSH
6 2 (0.72%) TACACS
6 2 (0.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.52%) Big Data
3 16 (5.80%) MySQL
4 12 (4.35%) DB2
5 6 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.36%) Power BI
9 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.36%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.72%) JUnit
2 1 (0.36%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (21.74%) Finance
2 18 (6.52%) Retail
3 14 (5.07%) Publishing
4 13 (4.71%) Multimedia
5 12 (4.35%) General Ledger
6 5 (1.81%) Billing
7 4 (1.45%) Advertising
7 4 (1.45%) Banking
8 3 (1.09%) Back Office
8 3 (1.09%) Local Government
8 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.36%) Law
9 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.61%) .NET
2 20 (7.25%) Web Services
3 17 (6.16%) AngularJS
3 17 (6.16%) CSS
4 16 (5.80%) HTML
4 16 (5.80%) REST
5 13 (4.71%) Ajax
5 13 (4.71%) JDBC
5 13 (4.71%) ODBC
5 13 (4.71%) SAML
6 4 (1.45%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.45%) XML
7 3 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (1.09%) JSON
8 2 (0.72%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (0.72%) Middleware
8 2 (0.72%) React
8 2 (0.72%) SOAP
8 2 (0.72%) WCF
8 2 (0.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 60 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 20 (7.25%) Public Cloud
3 15 (5.43%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.35%) CMDB
6 8 (2.90%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.09%) CCTV
7 3 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.72%) Clustering
8 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.72%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.72%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.72%) Replication
8 2 (0.72%) User Experience
9 1 (0.36%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.36%) Digital Signage
9 1 (0.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.36%) Handset
9 1 (0.36%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.81%) Windows
2 4 (1.45%) Linux
3 1 (0.36%) Android
3 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (26.81%) Presales
2 65 (23.55%) Enterprise Architecture
3 60 (21.74%) TOGAF
4 46 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
5 40 (14.49%) ITIL
6 39 (14.13%) Service Delivery
7 32 (11.59%) Line Management
8 28 (10.14%) CRM
9 26 (9.42%) Change Control
10 24 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (8.70%) Business Development
10 24 (8.70%) Project Management
11 23 (8.33%) Data Modelling
11 23 (8.33%) PRINCE2
12 21 (7.61%) Service Management
13 20 (7.25%) Conceptual Models
14 19 (6.88%) Logical Data Model
14 19 (6.88%) Service Design
14 19 (6.88%) Software Engineering
15 18 (6.52%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 49 (17.75%) SQL
2 25 (9.06%) JavaScript
3 23 (8.33%) Java
4 17 (6.16%) C#
5 8 (2.90%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.81%) PHP
6 5 (1.81%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.09%) Python
8 2 (0.72%) C
8 2 (0.72%) C++
8 2 (0.72%) XPath
9 1 (0.36%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 32 (11.59%) Degree
2 15 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (5.07%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (5.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (5.07%) MCSE
4 13 (4.71%) ISEB
5 12 (4.35%) CCIE
5 12 (4.35%) CCNP
5 12 (4.35%) PMI Certification
5 12 (4.35%) PMP
6 10 (3.62%) JNCIP
6 10 (3.62%) MCP
6 10 (3.62%) VCAP
6 10 (3.62%) VCDX
7 9 (3.26%) CCIP
7 9 (3.26%) JNCIE
8 3 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.72%) CISSP
9 2 (0.72%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.99%) SLA
2 5 (1.81%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.09%) QA
5 2 (0.72%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.71%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (2.17%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (4.35%) SCVMM
2 2 (0.72%) Icinga
2 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.72%) Puppet
2 2 (0.72%) SCCM
2 2 (0.72%) vRealize
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.36%) QRadar
3 1 (0.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 32 (11.59%) ServiceNow
3 31 (11.23%) Oracle
4 28 (10.14%) Cisco
5 25 (9.06%) VMware
6 22 (7.97%) Juniper
7 20 (7.25%) EMC
7 20 (7.25%) NetApp
8 18 (6.52%) Citrix
9 14 (5.07%) BMC
10 13 (4.71%) CheckPoint
10 13 (4.71%) HP
10 13 (4.71%) IBM
11 12 (4.35%) JD Edwards
12 6 (2.17%) 3PAR
13 4 (1.45%) Casewise
14 3 (1.09%) SAP
15 2 (0.72%) Dell
15 2 (0.72%) Radware
15 2 (0.72%) Remedy
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