The median annual salary for an Applications Architect was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Application Architect
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 236 224
Rank change year-on-year +21 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Architect 12 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.032% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.034% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 5
Median salary £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £51,700 £57,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,100 £73,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £61,850 £65,000 £61,250
% change year-on-year -4.84% +6.12%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4945 5959 5550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.92% 96.30% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4190 4681 4627
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Applications Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Applications Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Architect in the West Midlands

Applications Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Applications Architect in the West Midlands

Applications Architect
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Architect in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Architect in the West Midlands

Applications Architect
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Birmingham +13 6 £55,000 -
Dudley - 2 £55,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £53,500 -
Applications Architect
England

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Applications 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 West Midlands region featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) TOGAF
3 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (27.27%) Oracle
4 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (22.73%) .NET
6 4 (18.18%) CRM
6 4 (18.18%) ERP
6 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 4 (18.18%) Retail
6 4 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (18.18%) Data Integration
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (18.18%) ServiceNow
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
6 4 (18.18%) Line Management
6 4 (18.18%) Big Data
6 4 (18.18%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
6 4 (18.18%) Data Lineage
6 4 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (18.18%) Conceptual Models
6 4 (18.18%) Data Strategy
7 3 (13.64%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (13.64%) Banking
8 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services

Applications Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) JBoss
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Big Data
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Retail
3 3 (13.64%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
2 2 (9.09%) React
2 2 (9.09%) RESTful
3 1 (4.55%) JMS
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) TOGAF
2 8 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) Conceptual Models
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (18.18%) CRM
4 4 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (18.18%) Data Integration
4 4 (18.18%) Data Lineage
4 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 4 (18.18%) Data Strategy
4 4 (18.18%) ERP
4 4 (18.18%) Line Management
4 4 (18.18%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (13.64%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.09%) Kanban
6 2 (9.09%) Microservices
6 2 (9.09%) SOLID
6 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) Java
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) ServiceNow
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) SAP