The median annual salary for a Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
England / West Midlands
Rank 36 38 49
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 277 343 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.93% 5.58% 4.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.13% 5.79% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 164 245 177
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £64,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,950 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £85,000 £75,000
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 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 4522 5924 4891
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.85% 96.37% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3730 4820 4179
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in the West Midlands

Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Architect in the West Midlands

Architect
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in the West Midlands

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 Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Birmingham +10 163 £65,000 +1.56% 9
Warwickshire +39 31 £50,500 -12.17% 1
Coventry -15 24 £64,500 +17.27% 1
Staffordshire +10 15 £67,500 +35.00%
Solihull -22 14 £65,000 -2.98%
Wolverhampton +9 3 £82,500 +65.00%
Worcestershire -9 3 £100,000 +233.33%
Herefordshire -19 2 £50,000 +14.28%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 - -
Shropshire +4 1 £70,000 +27.27% 2
West Bromwich -1 1 - -
Walsall -2 1 - -
Architect
England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Midlands region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 161 (28.00%) TOGAF
2 130 (22.61%) Presales
3 109 (18.96%) Microsoft
4 105 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (17.91%) Customer Requirements
6 100 (17.39%) Data Centre
7 98 (17.04%) Finance
8 90 (15.65%) Service Delivery
9 82 (14.26%) ITIL
10 77 (13.39%) Degree
11 74 (12.87%) Microsoft Azure
12 67 (11.65%) Project Management
13 66 (11.48%) IT Strategy
14 64 (11.13%) .NET
15 62 (10.78%) Line Management
16 61 (10.61%) Retail
17 60 (10.43%) MS Excel
17 60 (10.43%) Change Control
18 58 (10.09%) VMware
19 57 (9.91%) SQL
19 57 (9.91%) Cisco
20 55 (9.57%) Oracle
20 55 (9.57%) Enterprise Architecture
21 54 (9.39%) Business Development
22 52 (9.04%) SaaS
22 52 (9.04%) Java
23 51 (8.87%) PRINCE2
23 51 (8.87%) Service Design
24 49 (8.52%) SOA
25 48 (8.35%) ERP

Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 18 (3.13%) Oracle UPK
2 16 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.04%) Tomcat
4 5 (0.87%) IIS
4 5 (0.87%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.52%) Apache
5 3 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.52%) JBoss
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.35%) CMS
6 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.35%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.35%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.17%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.17%) Documentum
7 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 60 (10.43%) MS Excel
2 38 (6.61%) MS Office
3 17 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.04%) MS Project
4 6 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 19 (3.30%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 19 (3.30%) SAP Retail
2 18 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (3.13%) Oracle Assets
2 18 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
2 18 (3.13%) Oracle Receivables
3 16 (2.78%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 12 (2.09%) SAP CAR
5 11 (1.91%) SAP POS DM
6 10 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (1.57%) SAP SD
8 7 (1.22%) SAP MM
9 5 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.52%) ENOVIA
11 3 (0.52%) SAP IS-U
12 1 (0.17%) JDE World
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
12 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 74 (12.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (9.04%) SaaS
3 39 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (6.26%) PaaS
5 28 (4.87%) IaaS
6 20 (3.48%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (3.48%) Office 365
7 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.35%) GitHub
9 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.70%) Firewall
2 25 (4.35%) WAN
3 20 (3.48%) MPLS
4 15 (2.61%) LAN
5 9 (1.57%) SAN
5 9 (1.57%) VLAN
6 7 (1.22%) VPN
7 6 (1.04%) BGP
7 6 (1.04%) Network Security
7 6 (1.04%) OSPF
7 6 (1.04%) SSL
8 5 (0.87%) Intranet
8 5 (0.87%) LDAP
8 5 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.87%) Wireless
9 4 (0.70%) DMZ
9 4 (0.70%) Internet
9 4 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.70%) SNMP
9 4 (0.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (8.17%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.43%) NoSQL
3 31 (5.39%) MySQL
4 28 (4.87%) Big Data
5 24 (4.17%) DB2
6 13 (2.26%) RDBMS
6 13 (2.26%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.09%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.09%) SAP HANA
8 9 (1.57%) Riak
9 7 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.22%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.22%) SAP BW
10 4 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.70%) Neo4j
10 4 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.52%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.17%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 7 (1.22%) Git (software)
1 7 (1.22%) Rational Rose
1 7 (1.22%) TeamCity
1 7 (1.22%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.04%) JUnit
3 4 (0.70%) DbUnit
3 4 (0.70%) jMock
3 4 (0.70%) Maven
3 4 (0.70%) Mockito
4 3 (0.52%) Jasmine
4 3 (0.52%) Mocha
4 3 (0.52%) Selenium
4 3 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.35%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.35%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.35%) JIRA
6 1 (0.17%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.17%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.17%) Travis CI
General
1 98 (17.04%) Finance
2 61 (10.61%) Retail
3 25 (4.35%) Publishing
4 24 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 22 (3.83%) Manufacturing
6 18 (3.13%) General Ledger
7 10 (1.74%) Banking
8 7 (1.22%) Automotive
8 7 (1.22%) Billing
9 6 (1.04%) Marketing
10 5 (0.87%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.52%) Military
11 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.35%) Advertising
13 1 (0.17%) Back Office
13 1 (0.17%) Law
13 1 (0.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (11.13%) .NET
2 29 (5.04%) HTML
3 28 (4.87%) CSS
4 25 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 20 (3.48%) Web Services
6 19 (3.30%) XML
7 18 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (2.96%) HTML5
9 16 (2.78%) jQuery
9 16 (2.78%) REST
10 15 (2.61%) SOAP
11 13 (2.26%) AngularJS
11 13 (2.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 12 (2.09%) Ajax
13 11 (1.91%) Middleware
14 10 (1.74%) JSON
14 10 (1.74%) XML Messaging
15 9 (1.57%) .NET Framework
15 9 (1.57%) Velocity
16 7 (1.22%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 100 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 39 (6.78%) Public Cloud
3 35 (6.09%) Computer Science
4 26 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (4.17%) N-Tier
6 20 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (3.48%) CMDB
6 20 (3.48%) NHS
7 12 (2.09%) Virtual Team
8 11 (1.91%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.22%) Blog
10 6 (1.04%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.04%) Digital Signage
10 6 (1.04%) Replication
10 6 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.87%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.70%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.52%) EPoS
13 3 (0.52%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (2.78%) Linux
2 10 (1.74%) Unix
3 9 (1.57%) Windows
4 4 (0.70%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.17%) Android
5 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (28.00%) TOGAF
2 130 (22.61%) Presales
3 105 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (17.91%) Customer Requirements
5 90 (15.65%) Service Delivery
6 82 (14.26%) ITIL
7 67 (11.65%) Project Management
8 66 (11.48%) IT Strategy
9 62 (10.78%) Line Management
10 60 (10.43%) Change Control
11 55 (9.57%) Enterprise Architecture
12 54 (9.39%) Business Development
13 51 (8.87%) PRINCE2
13 51 (8.87%) Service Design
14 49 (8.52%) SOA
15 48 (8.35%) ERP
16 47 (8.17%) Continuous Improvement
17 46 (8.00%) CRM
18 45 (7.83%) Data Modelling
19 41 (7.13%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 57 (9.91%) SQL
2 52 (9.04%) Java
3 44 (7.65%) C#
4 35 (6.09%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.57%) Erlang
6 8 (1.39%) VB
7 7 (1.22%) Python
7 7 (1.22%) TypeScript
8 6 (1.04%) PHP
9 5 (0.87%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.70%) ABAP
10 4 (0.70%) C++
11 3 (0.52%) Scala
12 2 (0.35%) Ruby
12 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.17%) C
13 1 (0.17%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.17%) RPG
Qualifications
1 77 (13.39%) Degree
2 37 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (6.26%) MCSE
4 29 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
6 23 (4.00%) ISEB
7 20 (3.48%) CCIE
7 20 (3.48%) PMI Certification
7 20 (3.48%) PMP
7 20 (3.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 19 (3.30%) CCNP
9 18 (3.13%) Security Cleared
10 17 (2.96%) MCP
10 17 (2.96%) SC Cleared
10 17 (2.96%) VCAP
10 17 (2.96%) VCDX
11 14 (2.43%) CCIP
12 11 (1.91%) JNCIP
12 11 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (1.74%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.57%) QA
2 24 (4.17%) SLA
3 10 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.87%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.52%) GPG13
6 2 (0.35%) COBIT
6 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 42 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (3.65%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (1.91%) Docker
4 10 (1.74%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.17%) HDFS
6 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (3.48%) SCVMM
2 4 (0.70%) Puppet
2 4 (0.70%) QRadar
3 3 (0.52%) Icinga
3 3 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.52%) SCCM
3 3 (0.52%) vRealize
4 2 (0.35%) Ansible
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.17%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 109 (18.96%) Microsoft
2 58 (10.09%) VMware
3 57 (9.91%) Cisco
4 55 (9.57%) Oracle
5 42 (7.30%) EMC
6 41 (7.13%) SAP
7 40 (6.96%) NetApp
8 37 (6.43%) Citrix
9 34 (5.91%) Juniper
10 25 (4.35%) IBM
11 23 (4.00%) BMC
11 23 (4.00%) HP
12 22 (3.83%) CheckPoint
13 20 (3.48%) ServiceNow
14 19 (3.30%) JD Edwards
15 15 (2.61%) 3PAR
16 10 (1.74%) Casewise
17 6 (1.04%) NEC
18 5 (0.87%) Remedy
19 4 (0.70%) Pega
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £57500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Skills Provision
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £67200 - £81600 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Parity Professionals
Posted: 3 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stourbridge, West Midlands (County)
CloudThing
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Salary range depends on candidates'
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Highways England Company Ltd
Salary: £33340 Per Annum
Posted: 13 days ago