The median annual salary for an Architect was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 73 64
Rank change year-on-year +24 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 12 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.27% 1.15% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 1.19% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 5
Staffordshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -15.38%  
10th Percentile £46,375 £48,625 £46,500
90th Percentile £72,375 £71,250 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £59,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -9.23% +4.00%  

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 510 673 601
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 96.41% 96.97% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2027 2946 2883
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% -6.49%  
10th Percentile £19,750 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £51,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 29 June 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
Lichfield +7 6 £50,000 -16.66%
Tamworth +6 3 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Stoke-on-Trent +18 2 £68,750 +1.85%
Architect
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 15 (57.69%) .NET
2 14 (53.85%) C#
3 13 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 12 (46.15%) Java
4 12 (46.15%) SOA
4 12 (46.15%) Degree
5 11 (42.31%) QA
5 11 (42.31%) MVC
5 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
5 11 (42.31%) HTML
5 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
5 11 (42.31%) CSS
5 11 (42.31%) N-Tier
5 11 (42.31%) HTML5
5 11 (42.31%) Functional Programming
5 11 (42.31%) jQuery
5 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (38.46%) UML
7 9 (34.62%) Riak
7 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
8 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (30.77%) Open Source
8 8 (30.77%) SDLC
8 8 (30.77%) OOP
8 8 (30.77%) Oracle
8 8 (30.77%) Hibernate
9 7 (26.92%) Blog
9 7 (26.92%) Mentoring

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:

Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Acrobat
1 6 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (23.08%) PaintShop Pro
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 9 (34.62%) Riak
3 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
4 6 (23.08%) RDBMS
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.69%) Neo4j
General
1 6 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
1 6 (23.08%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) .NET
2 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
2 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (42.31%) CSS
2 11 (42.31%) HTML
2 11 (42.31%) HTML5
2 11 (42.31%) jQuery
3 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 8 (30.77%) Hibernate
4 6 (23.08%) SOAP
5 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 4 (15.38%) Ajax
5 4 (15.38%) Velocity
5 4 (15.38%) WinForms
5 4 (15.38%) WPF
5 4 (15.38%) XHTML
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Core
6 2 (7.69%) Kafka
6 2 (7.69%) XML
6 2 (7.69%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) N-Tier
2 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (26.92%) Blog
4 6 (23.08%) Graphic Design
5 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
6 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
6 2 (7.69%) Replication
7 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) SOA
2 11 (42.31%) Functional Programming
2 11 (42.31%) MVC
3 10 (38.46%) UML
4 8 (30.77%) OOP
4 8 (30.77%) Open Source
4 8 (30.77%) SDLC
5 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
6 6 (23.08%) Information Architecture
6 6 (23.08%) Service Design
6 6 (23.08%) TOGAF
6 6 (23.08%) Web Design
7 5 (19.23%) Microservices
8 4 (15.38%) High Availability
8 4 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (15.38%) Software Architecture
8 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Web Development
9 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) C#
2 12 (46.15%) Java
3 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
4 4 (15.38%) Erlang
4 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) TypeScript
4 4 (15.38%) VB
5 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle
3 6 (23.08%) Adobe
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) F5
4 1 (3.85%) Juniper
4 1 (3.85%) Riverbed
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + rewards scheme, pension, h/c
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stafford
Boeing
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 25 days hol + workplace pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago