Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Architect was £69,713 in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 52 19
Rank change year-on-year +20 -33 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 33 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 7.21% 2.23% 7.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.53% 2.37% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 29 8 23
Shropshire median annual salary £69,713 £63,654 £63,299
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +0.56% +2.09%
10th Percentile £53,625 £50,763 £49,681
90th Percentile £71,500 £71,000 £65,484
West Midlands median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire. 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
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies in Shropshire with a recognized job title 438 548 381
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.63% 94.16% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 323 411 273
Shropshire median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,316 £23,000 £18,850
90th Percentile £64,063 £53,750 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Shropshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Shropshire

Architect
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Telford +18 32 £69,713 +9.52% 1
Architect
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 32 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (78.79%) TOGAF
3 20 (60.61%) Project Management
4 19 (57.58%) Middleware
5 18 (54.55%) Business Analysis
5 18 (54.55%) Documentum
5 18 (54.55%) Pega
5 18 (54.55%) Case Management
6 16 (48.48%) Virtual Environments
6 16 (48.48%) ITIL
7 14 (42.42%) Web Services
7 14 (42.42%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (39.39%) Test Automation
8 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (39.39%) Software Architecture
8 13 (39.39%) Network Design
9 12 (36.36%) SOA
9 12 (36.36%) Puppet
9 12 (36.36%) Selenium
9 12 (36.36%) Build Automation
9 12 (36.36%) Jenkins
10 11 (33.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 11 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (33.33%) REST
10 11 (33.33%) DevOps
10 11 (33.33%) Mentoring
10 11 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
10 11 (33.33%) QMS
10 11 (33.33%) BPMN

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 18 (54.55%) Documentum
2 11 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 10 (30.30%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 14 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (21.21%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (15.15%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (15.15%) IaaS
3 5 (15.15%) Office 365
3 5 (15.15%) PaaS
3 5 (15.15%) SaaS
4 2 (6.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) Firewall
1 11 (33.33%) VPN
1 11 (33.33%) WAN
2 5 (15.15%) DHCP
2 5 (15.15%) DNS
3 4 (12.12%) BGP
3 4 (12.12%) ICMP
3 4 (12.12%) IPv4
3 4 (12.12%) IPv6
3 4 (12.12%) Multicast
3 4 (12.12%) OSPF
3 4 (12.12%) SSL
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Jenkins
1 12 (36.36%) Selenium
2 10 (30.30%) Maven
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
1 3 (9.09%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (57.58%) Middleware
2 14 (42.42%) Web Services
3 11 (33.33%) REST
3 11 (33.33%) SOAP
4 5 (15.15%) JSON
4 5 (15.15%) WAP
5 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 4 (12.12%) PKI
4 3 (9.09%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (78.79%) TOGAF
3 20 (60.61%) Project Management
4 18 (54.55%) Business Analysis
4 18 (54.55%) Case Management
5 16 (48.48%) ITIL
5 16 (48.48%) Virtual Environments
6 13 (39.39%) Network Design
6 13 (39.39%) Software Architecture
6 13 (39.39%) Test Automation
7 12 (36.36%) Build Automation
7 12 (36.36%) SOA
8 11 (33.33%) BPEL
8 11 (33.33%) Data Management
8 11 (33.33%) Document Management
8 11 (33.33%) Network Architecture
8 11 (33.33%) Quality Management
8 11 (33.33%) Risk Management
8 11 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (27.27%) Degree
4 6 (18.18%) CCDA
4 6 (18.18%) CCDP
4 6 (18.18%) CCNA
4 6 (18.18%) CCNP
5 4 (12.12%) CCIE
6 1 (3.03%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 11 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) Puppet
2 2 (6.06%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Pega
2 11 (33.33%) EMC
3 10 (30.30%) Oracle
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) webMethods