The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £58,750 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 210 200 205
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 7 35 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.56% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.58% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 32 19
Median salary £58,750 £64,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.26% +29.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £67,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  

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 4756 6030 5130
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 97.16% 96.20% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4001 4810 4355
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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 3 months to 26 April 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
Warwickshire - 3 £52,500 -
Birmingham +8 1 £80,000 +18.51%
Coventry +4 1 - -
Solihull -32 1 £70,000 +4.47%
Halesowen - 1 £43,500 -
Senior Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, 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 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Presales
3 7 (43.75%) MVC
3 7 (43.75%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) HTML
4 6 (37.50%) Java
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
4 6 (37.50%) CSS
4 6 (37.50%) ITIL
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) PHP
5 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (31.25%) Open Source
5 5 (31.25%) N-Tier
5 5 (31.25%) SOA
5 5 (31.25%) Service Management
5 5 (31.25%) Publishing
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (12.50%) CRM
7 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
7 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (12.50%) Marketing
7 2 (12.50%) Business Development
7 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (12.50%) Data Management
7 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Mentoring

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 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Rational Rose
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Publishing
3 2 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Automotive
4 1 (6.25%) Military
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
1 6 (37.50%) CSS
1 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Core
2 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Core
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Presales
3 7 (43.75%) MVC
4 6 (37.50%) ITIL
5 5 (31.25%) Open Source
5 5 (31.25%) Service Management
5 5 (31.25%) SOA
6 2 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Business Development
6 2 (12.50%) CRM
6 2 (12.50%) Data Management
6 2 (12.50%) DevOps
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (6.25%) Information Management
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Casewise
2 1 (6.25%) Pega