The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Software Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 141 123
Rank change year-on-year +42 -18  
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 21 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.13% 0.042% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.048% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 1
Median salary £46,250 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.77% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  

Software Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1679 2090 1426
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 90.03% 87.19% 82.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1339 1592 1180
Median salary £45,000 £43,974 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.33% -2.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,622 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architecture in Birmingham

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Software Architecture in Birmingham

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Architecture in Birmingham over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Architecture in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 22 (75.86%) C#
2 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
3 18 (62.07%) Web Services
4 17 (58.62%) SSL
5 15 (51.72%) .NET
6 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
6 14 (48.28%) Visual Studio
6 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET
6 14 (48.28%) SQL
6 14 (48.28%) VB.NET
6 14 (48.28%) MVC
6 14 (48.28%) jQuery
7 13 (44.83%) WCF
7 13 (44.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (44.83%) iPad
7 13 (44.83%) Web Application Development
8 12 (41.38%) Entity Framework
8 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (41.38%) LINQ
8 12 (41.38%) .NET Framework
8 12 (41.38%) HTML
8 12 (41.38%) CSS
8 12 (41.38%) XML
9 7 (24.14%) Games
9 7 (24.14%) Scrum
9 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (20.69%) Mobile Development
10 6 (20.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 6 (20.69%) HTML5
10 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS

Software Architecture
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:

Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) SSL
2 5 (17.24%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 13 (44.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) EasyMock
2 1 (3.45%) Maven
2 1 (3.45%) Mockito
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) VectorCAST
General
1 7 (24.14%) Games
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 5 (17.24%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Software Manager
3 6 (20.69%) C# Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Development Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Development Team Leader
3 6 (20.69%) Mid-Level C# Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Software Development Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Software Development Team Leader
3 6 (20.69%) Software Team Leader
3 6 (20.69%) Team Leader
4 5 (17.24%) Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) Web Services
2 15 (51.72%) .NET
3 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET
3 14 (48.28%) jQuery
4 13 (44.83%) WCF
5 12 (41.38%) .NET Framework
5 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (41.38%) CSS
5 12 (41.38%) Entity Framework
5 12 (41.38%) HTML
5 12 (41.38%) LINQ
5 12 (41.38%) XML
6 6 (20.69%) Ajax
6 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
6 6 (20.69%) CSS3
6 6 (20.69%) HTML5
6 6 (20.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 5 (17.24%) JDBC
7 5 (17.24%) ODBC
7 5 (17.24%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) iPad
2 6 (20.69%) Online Games
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Android
1 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) MVC
2 13 (44.83%) Web Application Development
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) Scrum
4 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (20.69%) Mobile Development
4 6 (20.69%) Web Development
5 5 (17.24%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (17.24%) Presales
5 5 (17.24%) Service Design
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.45%) Product Management
7 1 (3.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.45%) SOA
7 1 (3.45%) TDD
7 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) C#
2 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
3 14 (48.28%) SQL
3 14 (48.28%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.90%) C
4 2 (6.90%) C++
4 2 (6.90%) Embedded C
4 2 (6.90%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) MISRA
1 2 (6.90%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) ServiceNow
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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