Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Architect was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire 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.

Architect
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 96 76
Rank change year-on-year +22 -20 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 31 14 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.55% 1.13% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.61% 1.16% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 31 11 30
Staffordshire median annual salary £50,000 £67,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.93% +22.73% +15.79%
10th Percentile £46,250 £55,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £62,750
West Midlands median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -3.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 1187 1206 1175
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.70% 97.57% 98.49%
Number of salaries quoted 956 1066 1017
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,625 £22,375
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 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
Lichfield +6 11 £50,000 -16.67%
Stoke-on-Trent +23 9 £65,000 -3.70%
Tamworth -2 3 £47,500 -13.64%
Stafford - 1 £67,500 -
Architect
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Staffordshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 19 (61.29%) Degree
2 15 (48.39%) Oracle
3 14 (45.16%) Java
3 14 (45.16%) UML
4 13 (41.94%) Hibernate
4 13 (41.94%) SDLC
5 11 (35.48%) Information Architecture
5 11 (35.48%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (35.48%) Web Design
5 11 (35.48%) PaintShop Pro
5 11 (35.48%) Publishing
5 11 (35.48%) Graphic Design
5 11 (35.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (35.48%) Adobe
5 11 (35.48%) Acrobat
6 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (22.58%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
8 6 (19.35%) TOGAF
8 6 (19.35%) ERP
9 5 (16.13%) SOA
9 5 (16.13%) Six Sigma
9 5 (16.13%) Benchmarking
9 5 (16.13%) Cryptography
9 5 (16.13%) Taxonomies
9 5 (16.13%) Information Security
9 5 (16.13%) BPMN
9 5 (16.13%) Matrix Management
9 5 (16.13%) Use Case
9 5 (16.13%) UX Design

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (3.23%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Acrobat
1 11 (35.48%) Adobe Illustrator
1 11 (35.48%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (35.48%) Pharmaceutical
1 11 (35.48%) Publishing
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) Hibernate
2 3 (9.68%) HTML
2 3 (9.68%) HTML5
3 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) CSS3
3 2 (6.45%) Middleware
3 2 (6.45%) PhoneGap
3 2 (6.45%) REST
3 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.23%) Java EE
4 1 (3.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Graphic Design
2 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
3 5 (16.13%) Mobile Computing
3 5 (16.13%) Taxonomies
3 5 (16.13%) User Experience
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.23%) Clustering
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Android
1 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) UML
2 13 (41.94%) SDLC
3 11 (35.48%) Information Architecture
3 11 (35.48%) Web Design
4 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (22.58%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (19.35%) ERP
6 6 (19.35%) TOGAF
7 5 (16.13%) Benchmarking
7 5 (16.13%) BPMN
7 5 (16.13%) Business Process Modelling
7 5 (16.13%) Cryptography
7 5 (16.13%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (16.13%) Information Security
7 5 (16.13%) Matrix Management
7 5 (16.13%) Six Sigma
7 5 (16.13%) SOA
7 5 (16.13%) Use Case
7 5 (16.13%) UX Design
7 5 (16.13%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) Java
2 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) CITP
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO 26262
1 1 (3.23%) MISRA
1 1 (3.23%) MISRA C
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Oracle
2 11 (35.48%) Adobe
3 2 (6.45%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.23%) VMware