Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 33 51
Rank change year-on-year -6 +18 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 17 26 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 4.96% 6.21% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 6.40% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 21 10
Shropshire median annual salary £82,500 £71,500 £70,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +1.42% +11.38%
10th Percentile £78,750 £53,625 £53,838
90th Percentile £86,250 £71,500 £78,250
West Midlands median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% -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 323 406 512
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.17% 96.90% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 194 305 375
Shropshire median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -2.60% -3.75%
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,350 £22,750
90th Percentile £61,175 £63,550 £54,500
West Midlands median annual salary £43,429 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -

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
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 11 December 2018. 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 -8 16 £82,500 +15.38% 6
Architect
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Shropshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (58.82%) Open Source
2 7 (41.18%) Security Architecture
2 7 (41.18%) NHS
2 7 (41.18%) Migration
2 7 (41.18%) Re-Platforming
2 7 (41.18%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (35.29%) DevOps
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) AIX
4 5 (29.41%) Solaris
4 5 (29.41%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Service Management
4 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 5 (29.41%) Puppet
4 5 (29.41%) PowerHA
4 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
4 5 (29.41%) RESTful
4 5 (29.41%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
5 4 (23.53%) Docker
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
5 4 (23.53%) Kubernetes
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) Middleware
6 3 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) Scala

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) IaaS
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) PaaS
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.88%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) NAS
2 2 (11.76%) Network Security
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon Aurora
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (11.76%) MariaDB
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
1 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) Ant
2 2 (11.76%) Artifactory
2 2 (11.76%) Gatling
2 2 (11.76%) GitLab
2 2 (11.76%) Maven
2 2 (11.76%) NeoLoad
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) RESTful
2 4 (23.53%) Middleware
3 3 (17.65%) Node.js
3 3 (17.65%) Play Framework
4 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
4 2 (11.76%) Dropwizard
4 2 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) NHS
2 5 (29.41%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (17.65%) Public Cloud
4 2 (11.76%) PKI
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) AIX
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
1 5 (29.41%) Solaris
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (58.82%) Open Source
2 7 (41.18%) Migration
2 7 (41.18%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (41.18%) Re-Platforming
2 7 (41.18%) Security Architecture
3 6 (35.29%) DevOps
4 5 (29.41%) Service Management
4 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) IT Strategy
6 3 (17.65%) Microservices
6 3 (17.65%) Operations Management
6 3 (17.65%) Service Design
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (11.76%) Decision-Making
7 2 (11.76%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
1 3 (17.65%) Scala
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) PowerHA
2 4 (23.53%) Docker
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Puppet
2 4 (23.53%) Kubernetes
3 2 (11.76%) Ansible
3 2 (11.76%) Consul
3 2 (11.76%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (11.76%) Grafana
3 2 (11.76%) Kibana
3 2 (11.76%) logstash
3 2 (11.76%) Rancher
3 2 (11.76%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (11.76%) Tivoli
3 2 (11.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) AppDynamics
2 2 (11.76%) Dynatrace
2 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
2 2 (11.76%) VMware