Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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

Senior Architect
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 179 173
Rank change year-on-year +48 -6 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 51 30 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.39% 0.69% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 0.71% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 49 25 14
Birmingham median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £65,000 £56,000 £61,625
90th Percentile £75,000 £79,500 £105,000
West Midlands median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £68,750
% change year-on-year +7.69% -5.45% -1.79%

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 3,543 4,222 3,617
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 96.95% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,697 3,167 3,054
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,150 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Architect in Birmingham

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Senior Architect in Birmingham

Senior Architect
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Architect in Birmingham over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Architect in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, Senior 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 Senior Architect in the job title.

1 24 (47.06%) Management Information System
1 24 (47.06%) TOGAF
1 24 (47.06%) Data Integration
2 23 (45.10%) ArchiMate
2 23 (45.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (43.14%) Finance
4 21 (41.18%) Migration
4 21 (41.18%) Banking
4 21 (41.18%) Asset Management
4 21 (41.18%) Data Migration
4 21 (41.18%) Analytics
4 21 (41.18%) UML
4 21 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (41.18%) Infrastructure Management
4 21 (41.18%) Presales
4 21 (41.18%) Data Acquisition
4 21 (41.18%) Data Ingestion
5 20 (39.22%) ETL
6 18 (35.29%) SQL
7 17 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (33.33%) Visualforce
7 17 (33.33%) Apex Code
8 16 (31.37%) Big Data
8 16 (31.37%) Computer Science
9 15 (29.41%) Force.com
10 4 (7.84%) MPLS
10 4 (7.84%) CCIE
10 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (7.84%) JNCIE

Senior 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 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (29.41%) Force.com
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.88%) Office 365
3 1 (1.96%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (31.37%) Big Data
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
General
1 22 (43.14%) Finance
2 21 (41.18%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (33.33%) Visualforce
2 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.96%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (47.06%) Management Information System
2 16 (31.37%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Data Integration
1 24 (47.06%) TOGAF
2 23 (45.10%) ArchiMate
2 23 (45.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (41.18%) Analytics
3 21 (41.18%) Asset Management
3 21 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (41.18%) Data Acquisition
3 21 (41.18%) Data Ingestion
3 21 (41.18%) Data Migration
3 21 (41.18%) Infrastructure Management
3 21 (41.18%) Migration
3 21 (41.18%) Presales
3 21 (41.18%) UML
4 20 (39.22%) ETL
5 3 (5.88%) Data Management
5 3 (5.88%) Data Mapping
5 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 3 (5.88%) Information Governance
5 3 (5.88%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (35.29%) SQL
2 17 (33.33%) Apex Code
3 1 (1.96%) C
3 1 (1.96%) C++
3 1 (1.96%) PHP
3 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) CCIE
1 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (7.84%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) PMO
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) SAP