Period
to 17 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Chief Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

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

Chief Architect
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 215 -
Rank change year-on-year +25 - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Architect 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.053% 0.022% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.023% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Birmingham median annual salary £85,000 £85,000 -
West Midlands median annual salary £85,000 £80,000 -
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 3645 4421 3661
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 96.53% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2859 3335 3069
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,900 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Chief Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Chief Architect in Birmingham

Chief Architect
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Chief Architect in Birmingham

Chief Architect Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, Chief 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 Chief Architect in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Customer-Centricity
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring

Chief 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
2 1 (50.00%) Customer-Centricity
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP