The median annual salary for a Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 46 52 65
Rank change year-on-year +6 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 15 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.45% 3.00% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.58% 3.04% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 9
Median salary £67,500 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.00% -23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,250 £64,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,650 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 419 657 565
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 96.32% 98.65% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 338 598 501
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Staffordshire

Architect
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Architect in Staffordshire

Architect
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Staffordshire

Architect
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +10 10 £67,500 +35.00%
Lichfield 0 2 - -
Architect
West Midlands

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Staffordshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 23 (85.19%) .NET
2 21 (77.78%) NoSQL
3 19 (70.37%) N-Tier
3 19 (70.37%) SOA
4 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 18 (66.67%) C#
4 18 (66.67%) QA
5 16 (59.26%) jQuery
5 16 (59.26%) MVC
5 16 (59.26%) HTML
5 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
5 16 (59.26%) ASP.NET
5 16 (59.26%) CSS
5 16 (59.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (59.26%) HTML5
6 14 (51.85%) Functional Programming
6 14 (51.85%) OOP
7 12 (44.44%) SOAP
7 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 12 (44.44%) RDBMS
7 12 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (44.44%) Relational Database
7 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 12 (44.44%) Service Design
8 11 (40.74%) Mentoring
8 11 (40.74%) Open Source
8 11 (40.74%) Degree
9 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
9 10 (37.04%) Unit Testing
9 10 (37.04%) High Availability

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.70%) IaaS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
1 1 (3.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (77.78%) NoSQL
2 12 (44.44%) RDBMS
2 12 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 9 (33.33%) Riak
4 4 (14.81%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) Travis CI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) .NET
2 16 (59.26%) ASP.NET
2 16 (59.26%) ASP.NET MVC
2 16 (59.26%) CSS
2 16 (59.26%) HTML
2 16 (59.26%) HTML5
2 16 (59.26%) jQuery
3 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 12 (44.44%) SOAP
4 9 (33.33%) Velocity
5 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
5 7 (25.93%) Ajax
5 7 (25.93%) WinForms
5 7 (25.93%) XHTML
6 6 (22.22%) WPF
7 4 (14.81%) .NET Core
7 4 (14.81%) CSS3
7 4 (14.81%) Kafka
8 3 (11.11%) XML
8 3 (11.11%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (70.37%) N-Tier
2 12 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
4 7 (25.93%) Blog
5 4 (14.81%) Replication
6 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
7 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
7 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
7 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) SOA
2 16 (59.26%) MVC
3 14 (51.85%) Functional Programming
3 14 (51.85%) OOP
4 12 (44.44%) Service Design
5 11 (40.74%) Mentoring
5 11 (40.74%) Open Source
6 10 (37.04%) High Availability
6 10 (37.04%) Unit Testing
7 9 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
8 8 (29.63%) Web Development
9 7 (25.93%) Software Architecture
10 5 (18.52%) Data Architecture
10 5 (18.52%) IT Strategy
11 3 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (11.11%) People Management
11 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
11 3 (11.11%) UML
12 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (7.41%) OO
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) C#
2 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
3 9 (33.33%) Erlang
3 9 (33.33%) Java
4 7 (25.93%) TypeScript
4 7 (25.93%) VB
5 6 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) MCSA
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) TOWER Software
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) F5
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Juniper
3 1 (3.70%) Riverbed