Architect Jobs in the West Midlands

Architect
England > West Midlands

The median Architect salary in the West Midlands is £75,400 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 21 February 2024.

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

6 months to
21 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 39 50 41
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 292 433 421
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.36% 5.98% 6.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.75% 6.38% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 197 269 241
10th Percentile £52,650 £61,250 £57,500
25th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,400 £77,500 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.71% - +10.71%
75th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £87,500
90th Percentile £104,250 £96,250 £107,500
England median annual salary £80,000 £87,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year -8.05% +2.35% +6.25%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 5,075 6,783 6,683
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 93.15% 93.67% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4,120 3,600 4,890
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £29,225
25th Percentile £34,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £61,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.57% +2.50% +9.09%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Architect in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Architect in the West Midlands

Architect
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Architect in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 February 2024.

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 6 months to 21 February 2024. 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
Jobs
Birmingham 0 156 £75,000 -3.23% 31
Warwickshire +34 40 £55,500 -33.93% 8
Solihull +10 29 £62,500 -33.16%
Coventry +7 9 £80,250 +9.93% 5
Walsall - 9 £90,000 -
Shropshire +5 8 £74,136 -12.26% 2
Staffordshire -8 5 £100,000 +31.15% 4
Worcestershire -17 3 £55,000 -25.42%
West Bromwich - 3 £78,500 -
Wolverhampton +13 2 £86,000 -16.91%
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2024, Architect job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 61 (20.89%) Agile
2 55 (18.84%) Azure
3 51 (17.47%) Roadmaps
4 46 (15.75%) Data Modelling
5 44 (15.07%) Cybersecurity
6 37 (12.67%) Microsoft
6 37 (12.67%) Finance
7 36 (12.33%) Architectural Patterns
8 35 (11.99%) Analytics
9 34 (11.64%) AWS
9 34 (11.64%) Cisco
10 32 (10.96%) Security Cleared
10 32 (10.96%) Data Architecture
11 30 (10.27%) Juniper
12 28 (9.59%) WAN
13 27 (9.25%) Social Skills
14 26 (8.90%) IT Strategy
15 25 (8.56%) Public Cloud
16 24 (8.22%) Network Design
17 23 (7.88%) Enterprise Architecture
17 23 (7.88%) SC Cleared
17 23 (7.88%) Data Management
17 23 (7.88%) ERP
18 22 (7.53%) SDLC
18 22 (7.53%) Metadata
18 22 (7.53%) Data Design
19 21 (7.19%) DevOps
19 21 (7.19%) Mentoring
20 20 (6.85%) Management Information System
20 20 (6.85%) Digital Transformation Programme

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.05%) Confluence
1 6 (2.05%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.34%) Appian
2 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Simulink
2 2 (0.68%) CANalyzer
2 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.08%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.34%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 55 (18.84%) Azure
2 34 (11.64%) AWS
3 19 (6.51%) GCP
3 19 (6.51%) Power Platform
4 15 (5.14%) Dynamics 365
5 13 (4.45%) Microsoft 365
5 13 (4.45%) PaaS
6 11 (3.77%) Power Automate
6 11 (3.77%) PowerApps
6 11 (3.77%) SaaS
7 10 (3.42%) Azure DevOps
7 10 (3.42%) IaaS
8 3 (1.03%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.68%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.68%) dbt
9 2 (0.68%) Serverless
10 1 (0.34%) Collibra
10 1 (0.34%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.59%) WAN
2 16 (5.48%) MPLS
3 15 (5.14%) Firewall
4 13 (4.45%) BGP
4 13 (4.45%) LAN
4 13 (4.45%) VPN
5 11 (3.77%) SD-WAN
6 10 (3.42%) NGFW
7 9 (3.08%) OSPF
7 9 (3.08%) Wireless
8 8 (2.74%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (2.74%) Junos
9 6 (2.05%) Ethernet VPN
9 6 (2.05%) FabricPath
9 6 (2.05%) VXLAN
10 5 (1.71%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (1.71%) IPsec
11 4 (1.37%) Ethernet
11 4 (1.37%) VLAN
12 3 (1.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.53%) Metadata
2 16 (5.48%) Power BI
3 9 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.05%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.37%) BigQuery
5 4 (1.37%) Looker
5 4 (1.37%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.03%) Amazon Athena
6 3 (1.03%) Amazon QuickSight
6 3 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.03%) Data Lake
6 3 (1.03%) DB2
6 3 (1.03%) DynamoDB
6 3 (1.03%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.34%) Ataccama
8 1 (0.34%) Big Data
8 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (2.05%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.68%) CANoe
2 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.34%) JIRA
General
1 37 (12.67%) Finance
2 27 (9.25%) Social Skills
3 14 (4.79%) Banking
4 13 (4.45%) Manufacturing
4 13 (4.45%) Public Sector
5 12 (4.11%) Organisational Skills
6 11 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.42%) Automotive
7 10 (3.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 9 (3.08%) Influencing Skills
8 9 (3.08%) Legal
8 9 (3.08%) Retail
9 8 (2.74%) Games
10 3 (1.03%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.68%) Electronics
11 2 (0.68%) Law
11 2 (0.68%) Social Housing
12 1 (0.34%) Digital Health
12 1 (0.34%) Marketing
12 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.79%) JSON
2 10 (3.42%) ARM Templates
2 10 (3.42%) YAML
3 8 (2.74%) .NET
4 6 (2.05%) Web Services
5 5 (1.71%) Kafka
5 5 (1.71%) Spring
5 5 (1.71%) Spring Boot
6 4 (1.37%) REST
6 4 (1.37%) WCF
6 4 (1.37%) XML
7 2 (0.68%) Django
7 2 (0.68%) Node.js
7 2 (0.68%) React
7 2 (0.68%) RESTful
7 2 (0.68%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.34%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.56%) Public Cloud
2 20 (6.85%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.77%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.42%) Private Cloud
6 6 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.03%) Renewable Energy
8 2 (0.68%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.68%) Housing Association
8 2 (0.68%) IoT
8 2 (0.68%) Legacy Systems
8 2 (0.68%) NHS
8 2 (0.68%) PropTech
9 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.34%) Infotainment
9 1 (0.34%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.34%) Security Posture
9 1 (0.34%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.34%) Unix
1 1 (0.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (20.89%) Agile
2 51 (17.47%) Roadmaps
3 46 (15.75%) Data Modelling
4 44 (15.07%) Cybersecurity
5 36 (12.33%) Architectural Patterns
6 35 (11.99%) Analytics
7 32 (10.96%) Data Architecture
8 26 (8.90%) IT Strategy
9 24 (8.22%) Network Design
10 23 (7.88%) Data Management
10 23 (7.88%) Enterprise Architecture
10 23 (7.88%) ERP
11 22 (7.53%) Data Design
11 22 (7.53%) SDLC
12 21 (7.19%) DevOps
12 21 (7.19%) Mentoring
13 20 (6.85%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 18 (6.16%) CI/CD
14 18 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (5.82%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.45%) SQL
2 11 (3.77%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.08%) Java
3 9 (3.08%) Python
4 8 (2.74%) C#
5 4 (1.37%) MATLAB
6 3 (1.03%) C
6 3 (1.03%) C++
7 2 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (10.96%) Security Cleared
2 23 (7.88%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (4.11%) Degree
5 9 (3.08%) CCIE
5 9 (3.08%) CCNP
5 9 (3.08%) TOGAF Certification
6 7 (2.40%) Azure Certification
7 6 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.37%) AWS Certification
8 4 (1.37%) CISM
8 4 (1.37%) CISSP
9 3 (1.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (1.03%) CCNA
9 3 (1.03%) CCSK
9 3 (1.03%) CCSP
9 3 (1.03%) JNCIE
10 2 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.68%) CCIE Data Center
10 2 (0.68%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.08%) SLA
2 5 (1.71%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.71%) ISO 20022
2 5 (1.71%) ISO 26262
2 5 (1.71%) SEPA
3 4 (1.37%) GDPR
4 3 (1.03%) NIST
5 1 (0.34%) AUTOSAR
System Software
1 11 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.42%) Docker
2 10 (3.42%) Virtual Desktop
2 10 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
2 10 (3.42%) vSphere
3 6 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (3.77%) Kubernetes
1 11 (3.77%) Terraform
2 6 (2.05%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.03%) MOM
3 3 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.34%) Functional Safety
Vendors
1 37 (12.67%) Microsoft
2 34 (11.64%) Cisco
3 30 (10.27%) Juniper
4 18 (6.16%) SAP
5 12 (4.11%) Pega
5 12 (4.11%) VMware
6 11 (3.77%) Citrix
6 11 (3.77%) Google
7 8 (2.74%) Fortinet
8 7 (2.40%) Palo Alto
9 5 (1.71%) Salesforce
10 4 (1.37%) Guidewire
10 4 (1.37%) IBM
10 4 (1.37%) Meraki
10 4 (1.37%) Oracle
10 4 (1.37%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.68%) Adobe
11 2 (0.68%) Apple
11 2 (0.68%) CyberArk
11 2 (0.68%) HP