The median annual salary for a Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Architect
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 35 26
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 1 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 0.54% 0.47% 3.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.47% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Median salary £70,000 £55,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -21.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £66,700 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +2.61% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 178 211 193
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 96.74% 98.60% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 129 194 147
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,750 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire that featured Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Shropshire

Architect
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for Architect in Shropshire

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Shropshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) Microservices
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) CITP
4 4 (36.36%) Kanban
4 4 (36.36%) Data Analytics
4 4 (36.36%) Middleware
4 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 4 (36.36%) SOA
4 4 (36.36%) API Design
4 4 (36.36%) Analytics
5 3 (27.27%) Play Framework
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) J2EE
5 3 (27.27%) Open Source
5 3 (27.27%) Pega
6 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (18.18%) Selenium
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Spring
6 2 (18.18%) JSON
6 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
6 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
6 2 (18.18%) REST
6 2 (18.18%) JUnit
6 2 (18.18%) SQL

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) JBoss
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) Documentum
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) IntelliJ
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Middleware
2 3 (27.27%) J2EE
2 3 (27.27%) Play Framework
3 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
3 2 (18.18%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) SOAP
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) EJB
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) J2SE
4 1 (9.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Microservices
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
4 4 (36.36%) Analytics
4 4 (36.36%) API Design
4 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 4 (36.36%) Data Analytics
4 4 (36.36%) Kanban
4 4 (36.36%) SOA
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) Open Source
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) DevOps
6 2 (18.18%) SDLC
7 1 (9.09%) ArchiMate
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) KYC
7 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CITP
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Pega
2 2 (18.18%) webMethods