Period
to 23 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 21 49
Rank change year-on-year 0 +28 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 313 372 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 8.54% 8.97% 4.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.81% 9.24% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 197 228 186
Birmingham median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -14.29% -
10th Percentile £53,750 £51,058 £47,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £76,250 £92,500
West Midlands median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -7.69% -7.14%

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 3,551 4,025 3,980
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 97.01% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2,638 3,095 3,288
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,900 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £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 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 107 (34.19%) Presales
2 79 (25.24%) Data Centre
3 72 (23.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 70 (22.36%) Finance
5 66 (21.09%) Microsoft
6 54 (17.25%) Service Delivery
7 51 (16.29%) Project Management
8 50 (15.97%) TOGAF
9 46 (14.70%) SQL
10 45 (14.38%) ETL
11 40 (12.78%) ITIL
11 40 (12.78%) VMware
12 38 (12.14%) Computer Science
13 37 (11.82%) Degree
14 36 (11.50%) Customer Requirements
15 34 (10.86%) Agile Software Development
15 34 (10.86%) ITIL V3
15 34 (10.86%) Line Management
16 33 (10.54%) CheckPoint
16 33 (10.54%) Citrix
16 33 (10.54%) Windows
17 31 (9.90%) Cisco Certification
17 31 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
18 30 (9.58%) Office 365
18 30 (9.58%) Juniper
18 30 (9.58%) Cisco
18 30 (9.58%) Business Intelligence
18 30 (9.58%) Salesforce.com
18 30 (9.58%) Stakeholder Management
19 29 (9.27%) Business Development

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 13 (4.15%) IIS
2 5 (1.60%) CMS
2 5 (1.60%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.28%) JBoss
3 4 (1.28%) OpenStack
3 4 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (1.28%) Umbraco
4 3 (0.96%) SAS
4 3 (0.96%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.64%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.64%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.32%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.32%) Apache
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.96%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.19%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (1.92%) SAP CRM
3 5 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.60%) SAP CO
3 5 (1.60%) SAP FI
3 5 (1.60%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (1.60%) SAP MM
3 5 (1.60%) SAP PM
4 2 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 72 (23.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (9.58%) Office 365
4 27 (8.63%) Force.com
5 17 (5.43%) IaaS
5 17 (5.43%) PaaS
6 8 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (1.92%) SaaS
8 4 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.28%) Serverless
9 2 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.32%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 1 (0.32%) IBM PureFlex
10 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.32%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.27%) WAN
2 26 (8.31%) Network Security
3 20 (6.39%) Firewall
4 19 (6.07%) MPLS
5 16 (5.11%) VPN
6 15 (4.79%) DNS
7 14 (4.47%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (4.47%) LAN
7 14 (4.47%) VLAN
7 14 (4.47%) WLAN
8 12 (3.83%) BGP
8 12 (3.83%) DHCP
8 12 (3.83%) Ethernet
8 12 (3.83%) FWSM
8 12 (3.83%) OSPF
8 12 (3.83%) SNMP
8 12 (3.83%) SSL
8 12 (3.83%) TCP/IP
8 12 (3.83%) Wireshark
9 11 (3.51%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.35%) Big Data
2 21 (6.71%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (4.47%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.24%) DB2
5 6 (1.92%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.60%) GIS
7 4 (1.28%) MySQL
7 4 (1.28%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.64%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.64%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.32%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.32%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.32%) Riak
Development Applications
1 11 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.88%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.24%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.92%) Cucumber
4 6 (1.92%) JUnit
5 5 (1.60%) HP UFT
5 5 (1.60%) Protractor
5 5 (1.60%) Ranorex
5 5 (1.60%) Selenium
6 4 (1.28%) git-flow
6 4 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.28%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.96%) Jasmine
7 3 (0.96%) Mocha
7 3 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.64%) JIRA
8 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.32%) Maven
9 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
General
1 70 (22.36%) Finance
2 23 (7.35%) Publishing
3 22 (7.03%) Manufacturing
4 16 (5.11%) Marketing
5 14 (4.47%) Banking
5 14 (4.47%) Retail
6 11 (3.51%) Legal
7 8 (2.56%) Advertising
8 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.32%) Front Office
9 1 (0.32%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.27%) Visualforce
2 28 (8.95%) .NET
3 9 (2.88%) Web Services
4 7 (2.24%) Middleware
5 6 (1.92%) Node.js
6 5 (1.60%) BAPI
6 5 (1.60%) HTML
6 5 (1.60%) SAP Fiori
6 5 (1.60%) SAPUI5
6 5 (1.60%) SOAP
6 5 (1.60%) WCF
6 5 (1.60%) WPF
7 4 (1.28%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (1.28%) CSS
7 4 (1.28%) REST
7 4 (1.28%) Sass
7 4 (1.28%) XML
8 3 (0.96%) Backbone.js
8 3 (0.96%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 79 (25.24%) Data Centre
2 38 (12.14%) Computer Science
3 22 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.07%) Management Information System
5 16 (5.11%) Virtual Team
6 12 (3.83%) Cyberthreat
6 12 (3.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 11 (3.51%) CCTV
8 10 (3.19%) CMDB
8 10 (3.19%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.88%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.60%) iSeries
11 4 (1.28%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.28%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.28%) FlexPod
11 4 (1.28%) Social Media
12 3 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.96%) Online Banking
13 2 (0.64%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 33 (10.54%) Windows
2 12 (3.83%) Windows Server
3 11 (3.51%) Windows 10
3 11 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (2.24%) Android
4 7 (2.24%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.92%) Unix
6 3 (0.96%) FreeRTOS
6 3 (0.96%) SafeRTOS
6 3 (0.96%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 2 (0.64%) Linux
7 2 (0.64%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (34.19%) Presales
2 54 (17.25%) Service Delivery
3 51 (16.29%) Project Management
4 50 (15.97%) TOGAF
5 45 (14.38%) ETL
6 40 (12.78%) ITIL
7 36 (11.50%) Customer Requirements
8 34 (10.86%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (10.86%) ITIL V3
8 34 (10.86%) Line Management
9 30 (9.58%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (9.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 29 (9.27%) Business Development
11 28 (8.95%) IT Strategy
12 27 (8.63%) CRM
13 26 (8.31%) Load Balancing
14 25 (7.99%) Mentoring
14 25 (7.99%) Technical Architecture
15 24 (7.67%) Customer Engagement
16 22 (7.03%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 46 (14.70%) SQL
2 29 (9.27%) Apex Code
3 28 (8.95%) Java
4 25 (7.99%) C#
5 17 (5.43%) JavaScript
6 9 (2.88%) PHP
7 6 (1.92%) Groovy
7 6 (1.92%) Scala
8 5 (1.60%) ABAP
8 5 (1.60%) C
8 5 (1.60%) Delphi
8 5 (1.60%) RPG
9 4 (1.28%) C++
10 3 (0.96%) Ruby
11 2 (0.64%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.32%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.32%) Python
12 1 (0.32%) X++
12 1 (0.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 37 (11.82%) Degree
2 31 (9.90%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (7.99%) CCNP
4 18 (5.75%) CISSP
5 16 (5.11%) CCDP
6 14 (4.47%) Security Cleared
7 13 (4.15%) JNCIP
8 12 (3.83%) CCSE
8 12 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (3.83%) IISP
8 12 (3.83%) ISSAP
9 11 (3.51%) CCIE
9 11 (3.51%) ISEB
9 11 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (3.19%) MCSE
10 10 (3.19%) PMI Certification
10 10 (3.19%) PMP
11 9 (2.88%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (2.88%) MCP
12 6 (1.92%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.79%) QA
2 9 (2.88%) SLA
3 6 (1.92%) GPG13
3 6 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.96%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.96%) MISRA
5 3 (0.96%) MISRA C
6 2 (0.64%) ISO 13485
6 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (7.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (7.67%) Active Directory
3 23 (7.35%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (3.51%) XenApp
5 11 (3.51%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.28%) VMware NSX
7 3 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.64%) Docker
9 1 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.32%) HDFS
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (4.15%) Microsoft Intune
2 12 (3.83%) QRadar
3 11 (3.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 11 (3.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 11 (3.51%) SCOrch
3 11 (3.51%) SCVMM
4 6 (1.92%) Puppet
5 4 (1.28%) Ansible
5 4 (1.28%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (1.28%) SCCM
6 3 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.64%) IBM BigFix
7 2 (0.64%) Packer
8 1 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.32%) Terraform
8 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 66 (21.09%) Microsoft
2 40 (12.78%) VMware
3 33 (10.54%) CheckPoint
3 33 (10.54%) Citrix
4 30 (9.58%) Cisco
4 30 (9.58%) Juniper
4 30 (9.58%) Salesforce.com
5 25 (7.99%) Fortinet
5 25 (7.99%) SAP
6 24 (7.67%) IBM
7 15 (4.79%) HP
7 15 (4.79%) Oracle
8 13 (4.15%) F5
9 12 (3.83%) Brocade
9 12 (3.83%) Forcepoint
9 12 (3.83%) LogRhythm
9 12 (3.83%) Splunk
9 12 (3.83%) Tufin
10 11 (3.51%) Apple
10 11 (3.51%) EMC