Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Azure Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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

Microsoft Azure Architect
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 190 217
Rank change year-on-year +12 +27 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Architect 16 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.44% 0.23% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.24% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 5
Birmingham median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £60,125 £55,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £87,500 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £72,500 £60,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +20.83% -20.00% +25.00%

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 3,519 3,738 4,632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.89% 96.29% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,554 3,006 3,468
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £25,175
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Azure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Architect in Birmingham

Azure Architect
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Azure Architect in Birmingham

Azure Architect
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Architect in Birmingham over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Azure Architect in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, Azure 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 Azure Architect in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) Coaching
5 4 (25.00%) IaaS
5 4 (25.00%) Microservices
5 4 (25.00%) PaaS
5 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) Private Cloud
5 4 (25.00%) Public Cloud
5 4 (25.00%) IT Strategy
5 4 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (18.75%) Creative Thinking
6 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
6 3 (18.75%) API Design
6 3 (18.75%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (18.75%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (18.75%) Applogic
6 3 (18.75%) IBM
6 3 (18.75%) Workflow
6 3 (18.75%) DNA
6 3 (18.75%) C#
6 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) AngularJS

Azure 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 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (25.00%) IaaS
3 4 (25.00%) PaaS
4 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (18.75%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (18.75%) Office 365
5 2 (12.50%) SaaS
6 1 (6.25%) SoftLayer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (18.75%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (18.75%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
2 3 (18.75%) React
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (25.00%) Private Cloud
1 4 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) NHS
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Coaching
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 4 (25.00%) Microservices
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) API Design
4 3 (18.75%) Creative Thinking
4 3 (18.75%) DNA
4 3 (18.75%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (18.75%) Workflow
5 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) User Stories
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (6.25%) Presales
6 1 (6.25%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C#
1 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Applogic
2 3 (18.75%) IBM