Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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

Senior Architect
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 244 290 284
Rank change year-on-year +46 -6 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 67 40 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.68% 0.38% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.39% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 60 35 30
West Midlands median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £68,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -5.45% -1.79%
10th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £78,125 £80,500 £105,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -3.45%

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 9,511 10,172 10,156
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 96.89% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7,583 8,076 8,519
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Architect in the West Midlands

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Senior Architect in the West Midlands

Senior Architect
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Architect in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Architect in the West Midlands

Senior 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 Senior Architect within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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 +44 50 £70,000 - 8
Warwickshire +4 8 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Worcestershire +4 5 £80,000 +6.67% 3
Coventry - 4 £67,500 - 1
Senior Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, Senior 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 Senior Architect in the job title.

1 27 (40.30%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (37.31%) SQL
2 25 (37.31%) TOGAF
3 23 (34.33%) Data Integration
4 22 (32.84%) ETL
4 22 (32.84%) Management Information System
4 22 (32.84%) Finance
5 21 (31.34%) ArchiMate
5 21 (31.34%) Data Ingestion
6 20 (29.85%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (29.85%) UML
7 19 (28.36%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (28.36%) Migration
7 19 (28.36%) Banking
7 19 (28.36%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (28.36%) Analytics
7 19 (28.36%) Infrastructure Management
7 19 (28.36%) Visualforce
7 19 (28.36%) Apex Code
7 19 (28.36%) Data Migration
7 19 (28.36%) Asset Management
7 19 (28.36%) Presales
7 19 (28.36%) Data Acquisition
8 18 (26.87%) Computer Science
9 17 (25.37%) Force.com
9 17 (25.37%) Big Data
10 9 (13.43%) C
11 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
11 6 (8.96%) NoSQL
11 6 (8.96%) Node.js

Senior 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 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.49%) IBM Domino
2 1 (1.49%) IIS
2 1 (1.49%) OpenEdge
2 1 (1.49%) Sonic ESB
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.37%) Force.com
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.48%) Office 365
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.49%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) MPLS
2 1 (1.49%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.36%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (25.37%) Big Data
3 6 (8.96%) MySQL
3 6 (8.96%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 22 (32.84%) Finance
2 19 (28.36%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.36%) Visualforce
2 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
2 6 (8.96%) Node.js
3 2 (2.99%) Middleware
4 1 (1.49%) .NET
4 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.49%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.49%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.49%) REST
4 1 (1.49%) SOAP
4 1 (1.49%) WCF
4 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.84%) Management Information System
2 18 (26.87%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.49%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.30%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (37.31%) TOGAF
3 23 (34.33%) Data Integration
4 22 (32.84%) ETL
5 21 (31.34%) ArchiMate
5 21 (31.34%) Data Ingestion
6 20 (29.85%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (29.85%) UML
7 19 (28.36%) Analytics
7 19 (28.36%) Asset Management
7 19 (28.36%) Data Acquisition
7 19 (28.36%) Data Migration
7 19 (28.36%) Infrastructure Management
7 19 (28.36%) Migration
7 19 (28.36%) Presales
8 5 (7.46%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (7.46%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (5.97%) Data Management
9 4 (5.97%) Data Modelling
9 4 (5.97%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.31%) SQL
2 19 (28.36%) Apex Code
3 9 (13.43%) C
4 6 (8.96%) C++
4 6 (8.96%) PHP
4 6 (8.96%) Python
5 1 (1.49%) C#
5 1 (1.49%) Java
5 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) DV Cleared
1 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.97%) CCIE
2 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.97%) JNCIE
3 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.49%) PMO
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (28.36%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.49%) Ab Initio
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle
3 1 (1.49%) SAP
3 1 (1.49%) Software AG
3 1 (1.49%) webMethods