Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Architect was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 304 310 306
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 21 32 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.29% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 13
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -8.33% +44.60%
10th Percentile £49,500 £41,250 £42,250
90th Percentile £74,900 £62,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year -3.45% - +4.69%

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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9770 10995 10536
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 96.19% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8018 8715 8780
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

IT Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +16 11 £55,000 -
Warwickshire -2 5 £57,500 +2.22%
Shropshire - 2 £69,713 -
IT Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 12 (57.14%) Service Design
2 10 (47.62%) ITIL
3 9 (42.86%) TOGAF
4 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
4 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) JSON
5 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 3 (14.29%) Network Design
5 3 (14.29%) PKI
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (14.29%) SaaS
5 3 (14.29%) PaaS
5 3 (14.29%) Network Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 3 (14.29%) Project Governance
5 3 (14.29%) Office 365
5 3 (14.29%) IaaS
5 3 (14.29%) Multicast
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (14.29%) Firewall
5 3 (14.29%) Finance
5 3 (14.29%) SSL
5 3 (14.29%) IPv4
5 3 (14.29%) IPv6
5 3 (14.29%) CCIE
5 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 3 (14.29%) OSPF
5 3 (14.29%) BGP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) IaaS
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
1 3 (14.29%) PaaS
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) BGP
1 3 (14.29%) DHCP
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
1 3 (14.29%) ICMP
1 3 (14.29%) IPv4
1 3 (14.29%) IPv6
1 3 (14.29%) Multicast
1 3 (14.29%) OSPF
1 3 (14.29%) SSL
1 3 (14.29%) VPN
1 3 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) JSON
1 3 (14.29%) WAP
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) Java EE
2 1 (4.76%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Service Design
2 10 (47.62%) ITIL
3 9 (42.86%) TOGAF
4 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) IT Strategy
5 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 3 (14.29%) Network Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) Network Design
5 3 (14.29%) Project Governance
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) BPMN
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) Data Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) Data Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.52%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CCIE
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory