Period
to 16 October 2017

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 6 months to 16 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 203 190
Rank change year-on-year +26 -13 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 16 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.42% 0.29% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.33% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 6
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £48,750 £100,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.95% -51.25% +116.22%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,125 £43,625
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,625 £105,000
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% +11.76% +3.03%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3432 4261 3419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.46% 88.55% 86.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2716 3119 2837
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% -4.44%
10th Percentile £26,959 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,000 £70,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,670 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.68% - -

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Software Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 6 months to 16 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Architecture in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 8 (50.00%) HTML
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
3 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (37.50%) Web Services
4 5 (31.25%) JDBC
4 5 (31.25%) ODBC
4 5 (31.25%) LDAP
4 5 (31.25%) SSL
4 5 (31.25%) SAML
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Multimedia
4 5 (31.25%) Presales
4 5 (31.25%) Service Design
4 5 (31.25%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (31.25%) ServiceNow
4 5 (31.25%) Ajax
4 5 (31.25%) REST
5 4 (25.00%) MySQL
6 3 (18.75%) C#
6 3 (18.75%) TDD
6 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
7 2 (12.50%) RESTful
7 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (12.50%) Node.js
7 2 (12.50%) MISRA
7 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 2 (12.50%) Degree

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
1 1 (6.25%) JBoss
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) LDAP
1 5 (31.25%) SSL
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Riak
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (31.25%) Multimedia
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Architect
2 7 (43.75%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Architect
5 1 (6.25%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
3 6 (37.50%) Web Services
4 5 (31.25%) Ajax
4 5 (31.25%) JDBC
4 5 (31.25%) ODBC
4 5 (31.25%) REST
4 5 (31.25%) SAML
5 2 (12.50%) .NET
5 2 (12.50%) Node.js
5 2 (12.50%) RESTful
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.25%) CORBA
6 1 (6.25%) Ember.js
6 1 (6.25%) Java EE
6 1 (6.25%) jQuery
6 1 (6.25%) Sass
6 1 (6.25%) Spring
6 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Blog
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Customer Requirements
2 5 (31.25%) Presales
2 5 (31.25%) Service Design
3 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 2 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.25%) Open Source
5 1 (6.25%) QMS
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) V-Model
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) C
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) MISRA
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
1 1 (6.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) ServiceNow
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com