The median annual salary for a IT Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

IT Architect
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 240 199
Rank change year-on-year +32 -41  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 6 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.065% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.067% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 12
Median salary £65,000 £77,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.12% +3.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £64,000 £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -8.57% -6.66%  

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 4654 5940 4929
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.90% 96.37% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3863 4825 4220
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
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 £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

IT Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Architect in the West Midlands

IT Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for IT Architect in the West Midlands

IT Architect
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Architect in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Architect in the West Midlands

IT 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 IT Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 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 - 3 £65,000 - 1
Coventry +17 2 £75,000 +74.41% 1
Solihull - 1 - -
IT Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT 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 IT Architect in the job title.

1 13 (65.00%) TOGAF
2 10 (50.00%) SOA
3 9 (45.00%) ArchiMate
4 8 (40.00%) IT Strategy
5 5 (25.00%) BPMN
5 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 5 (25.00%) MySQL
5 5 (25.00%) UML
5 5 (25.00%) JSON
6 4 (20.00%) Logistics
7 3 (15.00%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (15.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) SAP BW
7 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) SAP
7 3 (15.00%) Web Services
7 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
7 3 (15.00%) REST
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (15.00%) SaaS
7 3 (15.00%) IaaS
7 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (15.00%) Service Design
8 2 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (10.00%) SABSA
8 2 (10.00%) Microservices
8 2 (10.00%) API Design
8 2 (10.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP

IT 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:

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) IaaS
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) Network Security
1 2 (10.00%) SNMP
1 2 (10.00%) VLAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.00%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) JSON
2 3 (15.00%) REST
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) TOGAF
2 10 (50.00%) SOA
3 9 (45.00%) ArchiMate
4 8 (40.00%) IT Strategy
5 5 (25.00%) BPMN
5 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (25.00%) UML
6 4 (20.00%) Logistics
7 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (15.00%) Service Design
8 2 (10.00%) API Design
8 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (10.00%) ISMS
8 2 (10.00%) ITIL
8 2 (10.00%) Microservices
8 2 (10.00%) Open Source
8 2 (10.00%) Project Management
8 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (10.00%) SABSA
8 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 2 (10.00%) CCSP
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.00%) CISM
1 2 (10.00%) CISSP
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) ISSAP
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £57500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago