Period
to 20 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Azure Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 193 206
Rank change year-on-year +9 +13 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Architect 15 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.39% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 3
Birmingham median annual salary £65,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% - -
10th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,375 £87,500 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £76,250 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +12.96% -3.57% -

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 3,760 3,759 4,536
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.86% 96.43% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,720 3,108 3,364
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,750 £24,349
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £68,750
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (66.67%) .NET
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) NoSQL
4 8 (53.33%) Microservices
5 7 (46.67%) Cosmos DB
5 7 (46.67%) Domain-Driven Design
6 6 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (40.00%) Workflow
6 6 (40.00%) DNA
6 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (40.00%) SQL
6 6 (40.00%) Creative Thinking
6 6 (40.00%) React
6 6 (40.00%) API Design
6 6 (40.00%) Applogic
7 4 (26.67%) Private Cloud
7 4 (26.67%) Public Cloud
7 4 (26.67%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (26.67%) C#
7 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) IaaS
7 4 (26.67%) PaaS
8 3 (20.00%) IBM
8 3 (20.00%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 2 (13.33%) Mentoring

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 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (26.67%) IaaS
3 4 (26.67%) PaaS
4 3 (20.00%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (13.33%) Office 365
5 2 (13.33%) SaaS
6 1 (6.67%) SoftLayer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) NoSQL
2 7 (46.67%) Cosmos DB
3 6 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (40.00%) React
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Core
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (26.67%) Private Cloud
1 4 (26.67%) Public Cloud
2 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (13.33%) NHS
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Microservices
2 7 (46.67%) Domain-Driven Design
3 6 (40.00%) API Design
3 6 (40.00%) Creative Thinking
3 6 (40.00%) DNA
3 6 (40.00%) Workflow
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Coaching
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) User Stories
6 1 (6.67%) ATDD
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (6.67%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (6.67%) SOLID
6 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Applogic
3 3 (20.00%) IBM