Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Senior Architect
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 315 366 361
Rank change year-on-year +51 -5 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 78 65 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.50% 0.36% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.37% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 67 54 33
Midlands median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £53,000 £49,525 £55,000
90th Percentile £76,000 £82,500 £105,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 14993 17426 17901
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.73% 96.74% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12371 13786 14728
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,000 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Architect in the Midlands

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Senior Architect in the Midlands

Senior Architect
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Architect in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Architect in the Midlands

Senior Architect
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Architect within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +29 67 £70,000 +9.80% 4
East Midlands +41 11 £55,000 -37.14%
Senior Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Midlands region featuring Senior Architect in the job title.

1 37 (47.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (43.59%) TOGAF
3 31 (39.74%) Finance
4 29 (37.18%) UML
4 29 (37.18%) ArchiMate
4 29 (37.18%) Data Ingestion
5 28 (35.90%) Presales
5 28 (35.90%) Data Acquisition
5 28 (35.90%) Analytics
5 28 (35.90%) Infrastructure Management
5 28 (35.90%) Data Migration
5 28 (35.90%) Data Integration
5 28 (35.90%) Migration
5 28 (35.90%) Asset Management
5 28 (35.90%) Banking
5 28 (35.90%) Management Information System
5 28 (35.90%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (35.90%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (32.05%) SQL
7 16 (20.51%) C
8 14 (17.95%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (17.95%) ETL
8 14 (17.95%) Visualforce
8 14 (17.95%) Apex Code
9 13 (16.67%) Force.com
9 13 (16.67%) C++
9 13 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 12 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (15.38%) Big Data
11 10 (12.82%) MySQL

Senior Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.28%) IBM Domino
1 1 (1.28%) IIS
1 1 (1.28%) OpenEdge
1 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.28%) Sonic ESB
1 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.67%) Force.com
2 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.28%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.28%) NAS
2 1 (1.28%) SAN
2 1 (1.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.90%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (15.38%) Big Data
3 10 (12.82%) MySQL
4 8 (10.26%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.28%) Looker
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Git (software)
1 7 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.56%) Artifactory
2 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.56%) Gradle
2 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.56%) JUnit
2 2 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.28%) Fiddler
General
1 31 (39.74%) Finance
2 28 (35.90%) Banking
3 5 (6.41%) Advertising
3 5 (6.41%) Electronics
4 3 (3.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.95%) Visualforce
2 8 (10.26%) AngularJS
2 8 (10.26%) Node.js
3 7 (8.97%) .NET
4 5 (6.41%) CSS
4 5 (6.41%) HTML
4 5 (6.41%) Web Services
4 5 (6.41%) WebSockets
5 4 (5.13%) HTML5
5 4 (5.13%) Middleware
6 3 (3.85%) REST
7 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.56%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (2.56%) CSS3
7 2 (2.56%) Entity Framework
7 2 (2.56%) J2EE
7 2 (2.56%) JSON
7 2 (2.56%) Spring
7 2 (2.56%) Spring MVC
7 2 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.90%) Management Information System
2 13 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.41%) Device Driver
3 5 (6.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.69%) Windows
2 4 (5.13%) Linux
2 4 (5.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (47.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (43.59%) TOGAF
3 29 (37.18%) ArchiMate
3 29 (37.18%) Data Ingestion
3 29 (37.18%) UML
4 28 (35.90%) Analytics
4 28 (35.90%) Asset Management
4 28 (35.90%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (35.90%) Data Acquisition
4 28 (35.90%) Data Integration
4 28 (35.90%) Data Migration
4 28 (35.90%) Infrastructure Management
4 28 (35.90%) Migration
4 28 (35.90%) Presales
5 14 (17.95%) ETL
6 12 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (11.54%) Collaborative Working
7 9 (11.54%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.97%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (6.41%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.05%) SQL
2 16 (20.51%) C
3 14 (17.95%) Apex Code
4 13 (16.67%) C++
5 9 (11.54%) C#
5 9 (11.54%) Python
6 8 (10.26%) PHP
7 5 (6.41%) Java
7 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.85%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.56%) COBOL
10 1 (1.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.97%) DV Cleared
2 7 (8.97%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) APMP
3 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.28%) COBIT
2 1 (1.28%) PMO
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) HP Fortify
1 1 (1.28%) Nagios
1 1 (1.28%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (17.95%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.56%) hybris
4 1 (1.28%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.28%) Google
4 1 (1.28%) HP
4 1 (1.28%) IBM
4 1 (1.28%) NetApp
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle
4 1 (1.28%) Software AG
4 1 (1.28%) Teradata
4 1 (1.28%) Veracode
4 1 (1.28%) webMethods