The median annual salary for an Architect was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Architect
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 47 52
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 252 303 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.90% 4.91% 4.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.06% 5.10% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 180 201 178
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.84% +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 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 4976 5936 5505
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.85% 96.24% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 18330 19769 21754
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £66,750 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 28 June 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 28 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 -12 114 £63,250 -2.69% 13
Coventry +23 54 £57,500 -4.16% 3
Warwickshire +24 21 £47,500 -25.49% 3
Shropshire +14 21 £69,344 +9.53% 2
Staffordshire +20 12 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Worcestershire -3 5 £68,250 +91.57% 1
Dudley - 4 £57,500 -
West Bromwich +8 1 £53,500 +7.00% 1
Solihull -23 1 £82,500 +22.22% 1
Halesowen - 1 £43,500 -
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Midlands region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 144 (27.27%) TOGAF
2 92 (17.42%) Microsoft
2 92 (17.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 92 (17.42%) Presales
3 88 (16.67%) Finance
4 85 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (14.77%) Enterprise Architecture
6 77 (14.58%) Data Centre
7 76 (14.39%) SQL
8 72 (13.64%) ITIL
9 66 (12.50%) Oracle
10 64 (12.12%) Degree
11 57 (10.80%) Data Modelling
12 54 (10.23%) Java
12 54 (10.23%) Amazon AWS
13 51 (9.66%) Service Delivery
14 50 (9.47%) Customer Requirements
15 49 (9.28%) .NET
15 49 (9.28%) SQL Server
16 45 (8.52%) Project Management
17 44 (8.33%) JavaScript
18 43 (8.14%) C#
19 42 (7.95%) SaaS
19 42 (7.95%) IT Strategy
19 42 (7.95%) Logical Data Model
20 41 (7.77%) UML
21 40 (7.58%) Line Management
22 38 (7.20%) Cisco Certification
23 36 (6.82%) SOA
23 36 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management

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 28 (5.30%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.46%) Tomcat
3 12 (2.27%) Documentum
3 12 (2.27%) Oracle UPK
4 8 (1.52%) Apache
5 5 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.57%) CMS
7 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.38%) Drupal
7 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.19%) IIS
8 1 (0.19%) JBoss
8 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (4.73%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.14%) Acrobat
2 6 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (1.14%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.14%) PaintShop Pro
3 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.27%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 12 (2.27%) Oracle Assets
2 12 (2.27%) Oracle Payables
2 12 (2.27%) Oracle Receivables
3 11 (2.08%) SAP Retail
4 9 (1.70%) SAP CAR
5 8 (1.52%) SAP POS DM
6 6 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.95%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
8 4 (0.76%) SAP SD
9 3 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
11 1 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
11 1 (0.19%) SAP MM
11 1 (0.19%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 92 (17.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (10.23%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (7.95%) SaaS
4 33 (6.25%) Office 365
4 33 (6.25%) PaaS
5 24 (4.55%) IaaS
6 13 (2.46%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.57%) GitHub
10 2 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.25%) Firewall
2 28 (5.30%) WAN
3 19 (3.60%) MPLS
3 19 (3.60%) SSL
4 17 (3.22%) LAN
5 15 (2.84%) VPN
6 13 (2.46%) BGP
6 13 (2.46%) LDAP
6 13 (2.46%) OSPF
7 10 (1.89%) Network Security
7 10 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (1.70%) DHCP
8 9 (1.70%) DNS
8 9 (1.70%) SAN
9 8 (1.52%) VLAN
10 7 (1.33%) SNMP
10 7 (1.33%) VoIP
11 6 (1.14%) Internet
11 6 (1.14%) TCP/IP
12 5 (0.95%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 22 (4.17%) DB2
4 21 (3.98%) MySQL
5 18 (3.41%) Big Data
5 18 (3.41%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.27%) RDBMS
7 11 (2.08%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.70%) Riak
9 8 (1.52%) SAP HANA
9 8 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.14%) SAP BW
12 5 (0.95%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (0.95%) Oracle9i Database
12 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 11 (2.08%) Maven
2 10 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.52%) Selenium
4 7 (1.33%) Rational Rose
4 7 (1.33%) TeamCity
5 6 (1.14%) JUnit
6 4 (0.76%) DbUnit
6 4 (0.76%) jMock
6 4 (0.76%) Mockito
7 3 (0.57%) Jasmine
7 3 (0.57%) Mocha
7 3 (0.57%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.19%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.19%) JIRA
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 88 (16.67%) Finance
2 36 (6.82%) Retail
3 22 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 20 (3.79%) Publishing
5 14 (2.65%) Automotive
6 13 (2.46%) Multimedia
7 12 (2.27%) General Ledger
8 9 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.70%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.52%) Banking
10 6 (1.14%) Aerospace
10 6 (1.14%) Billing
11 4 (0.76%) Advertising
12 3 (0.57%) Back Office
12 3 (0.57%) Local Government
13 2 (0.38%) Military
14 1 (0.19%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (9.28%) .NET
2 34 (6.44%) XML
3 31 (5.87%) CSS
3 31 (5.87%) HTML
4 28 (5.30%) Web Services
5 25 (4.73%) AngularJS
6 24 (4.55%) REST
7 21 (3.98%) XML Messaging
8 19 (3.60%) Middleware
9 18 (3.41%) ASP.NET
10 17 (3.22%) Ajax
11 16 (3.03%) SOAP
12 14 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (2.65%) jQuery
12 14 (2.65%) SAML
13 13 (2.46%) JDBC
13 13 (2.46%) ODBC
14 11 (2.08%) HTML5
15 10 (1.89%) Hibernate
16 9 (1.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 77 (14.58%) Data Centre
2 35 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.98%) Public Cloud
5 18 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 16 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (2.65%) N-Tier
7 14 (2.65%) Virtual Team
8 12 (2.27%) CMDB
9 10 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.33%) Blog
11 6 (1.14%) Digital Signage
11 6 (1.14%) Graphic Design
11 6 (1.14%) PKI
11 6 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (0.95%) User Experience
13 4 (0.76%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.76%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (3.98%) Linux
2 17 (3.22%) Windows
3 9 (1.70%) Unix
4 6 (1.14%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.38%) Android
5 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (27.27%) TOGAF
2 92 (17.42%) Presales
3 85 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (14.77%) Enterprise Architecture
5 72 (13.64%) ITIL
6 57 (10.80%) Data Modelling
7 51 (9.66%) Service Delivery
8 50 (9.47%) Customer Requirements
9 45 (8.52%) Project Management
10 42 (7.95%) IT Strategy
10 42 (7.95%) Logical Data Model
11 41 (7.77%) UML
12 40 (7.58%) Line Management
13 36 (6.82%) Mentoring
13 36 (6.82%) SOA
13 36 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
14 34 (6.44%) PRINCE2
14 34 (6.44%) SDLC
15 32 (6.06%) Software Architecture
16 31 (5.87%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 76 (14.39%) SQL
2 54 (10.23%) Java
3 44 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 43 (8.14%) C#
5 20 (3.79%) PowerShell
6 13 (2.46%) Python
7 11 (2.08%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.33%) C++
8 7 (1.33%) Perl
9 6 (1.14%) PHP
10 5 (0.95%) ABAP
10 5 (0.95%) C
11 4 (0.76%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.76%) Erlang
11 4 (0.76%) TypeScript
11 4 (0.76%) VB
12 2 (0.38%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.38%) XPath
13 1 (0.19%) COBOL
13 1 (0.19%) XAML
Qualifications
1 64 (12.12%) Degree
2 38 (7.20%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (5.30%) CCNP
4 23 (4.36%) CCIE
5 22 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 16 (3.03%) CCNA
6 16 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (2.84%) ISEB
7 15 (2.84%) MCSE
8 12 (2.27%) PMI Certification
8 12 (2.27%) PMP
9 11 (2.08%) CCIP
10 10 (1.89%) JNCIP
10 10 (1.89%) MCP
10 10 (1.89%) SC Cleared
10 10 (1.89%) VCAP
10 10 (1.89%) VCDX
11 9 (1.70%) JNCIE
12 8 (1.52%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.60%) SLA
2 15 (2.84%) QA
3 11 (2.08%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.76%) PMO
6 3 (0.57%) COBIT
6 3 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (3.41%) Active Directory
1 18 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.14%) Docker
4 3 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (2.27%) SCVMM
2 10 (1.89%) Puppet
3 4 (0.76%) SCCM
3 4 (0.76%) SCOM
4 2 (0.38%) Icinga
4 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.38%) QRadar
4 2 (0.38%) vRealize
5 1 (0.19%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.19%) Nessus
5 1 (0.19%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 92 (17.42%) Microsoft
2 66 (12.50%) Oracle
3 33 (6.25%) Cisco
3 33 (6.25%) ServiceNow
4 30 (5.68%) SAP
5 28 (5.30%) EMC
6 27 (5.11%) VMware
7 24 (4.55%) Juniper
8 21 (3.98%) NetApp
9 18 (3.41%) Citrix
10 14 (2.65%) BMC
10 14 (2.65%) HP
10 14 (2.65%) IBM
10 14 (2.65%) Pega
11 13 (2.46%) CheckPoint
12 12 (2.27%) JD Edwards
13 9 (1.70%) Casewise
14 6 (1.14%) 3PAR
14 6 (1.14%) Adobe
15 3 (0.57%) F5
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + rewards scheme, pension, h/c
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £57500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Data Careers
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £49500.00 - £54500.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford
Boeing
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65000 - 90000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Hydrogen Group
Salary: Extensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 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
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £80,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 9 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
West Midlands
Capgemini
Posted: 16 days ago
West Midlands
Capgemini
Posted: 15 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £52000.00 - £62000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Coventry
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 26 days ago
Telford
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Services (RCDTS)
Salary: up to £71,500
Posted: 19 days ago