Period
to 21 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 166 189
Rank change year-on-year -5 +23 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 26 35 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.69% 0.91% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.94% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10 35 27
Birmingham median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +16.67% -20.00%
10th Percentile £64,875 £70,000 £48,250
90th Percentile £121,500 £70,750 £75,500
West Midlands median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £60,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +15.70% -16.55%

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 3,662 3,725 4,672
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 96.33% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,658 3,058 3,465
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,750 £24,349
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 21 September 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 21 September 2018, Senior 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 Senior Architect in the job title.

1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 14 (53.85%) Retail
3 12 (46.15%) Supply Chain Management
3 12 (46.15%) Manufacturing
3 12 (46.15%) SAP SCM
3 12 (46.15%) FMCG
3 12 (46.15%) SAP EWM
3 12 (46.15%) SAP QM
3 12 (46.15%) SAP
3 12 (46.15%) SAP APO
3 12 (46.15%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (15.38%) ETL
5 4 (15.38%) Big Data
5 4 (15.38%) Force.com
5 4 (15.38%) Visualforce
5 4 (15.38%) Apex Code
5 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 3 (11.54%) Presales
6 3 (11.54%) Virtual Team Management
6 3 (11.54%) Virtual Team
6 3 (11.54%) Data Loss Prevention
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) CISMP
6 3 (11.54%) PKI
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (11.54%) SIEM
6 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity

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:

Business Applications
1 12 (46.15%) SAP APO
1 12 (46.15%) SAP EWM
1 12 (46.15%) SAP QM
1 12 (46.15%) SAP S/4HANA
1 12 (46.15%) SAP SCM
2 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Force.com
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Big Data
General
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 14 (53.85%) Retail
3 12 (46.15%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Visualforce
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) J2EE
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) FMCG
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) PKI
3 3 (11.54%) Virtual Team
4 2 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.85%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Supply Chain Management
2 4 (15.38%) ETL
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (11.54%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (11.54%) Information Security
3 3 (11.54%) Presales
3 3 (11.54%) Scrum
3 3 (11.54%) SIEM
3 3 (11.54%) Virtual Team Management
4 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (3.85%) E-business
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) Post-Production
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Prototyping
5 1 (3.85%) RAD
5 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) Apex Code
3 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) CISA
1 3 (11.54%) CISMP
1 3 (11.54%) CISSP
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) SAP
2 4 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle