The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Software Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 232 200
Rank change year-on-year +30 -32  
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 31 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.21% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.24% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 13
Median salary £57,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.42% +2.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

Software Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4495 5406 4997
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.21% 88.68% 87.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3735 4191 4131
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architecture in the West Midlands

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Software Architecture in the West Midlands

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Architecture in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Architecture in the West Midlands

Software Architecture
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 Software Architecture within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 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 +10 13 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Coventry +7 11 £57,500 - 2
Shropshire - 4 £71,500 - 1
Software Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 30 (50.85%) CSS
2 29 (49.15%) JavaScript
3 28 (47.46%) HTML
4 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (44.07%) C#
5 26 (44.07%) Web Services
6 20 (33.90%) REST
7 18 (30.51%) SSL
7 18 (30.51%) Ajax
8 17 (28.81%) .NET
8 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
8 17 (28.81%) Service Design
9 16 (27.12%) AngularJS
9 16 (27.12%) SQL
10 15 (25.42%) Web Development
11 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET
11 14 (23.73%) HTML5
11 14 (23.73%) Presales
12 13 (22.03%) Customer Requirements
12 13 (22.03%) ServiceNow
12 13 (22.03%) JDBC
12 13 (22.03%) ODBC
12 13 (22.03%) LDAP
12 13 (22.03%) SAML
12 13 (22.03%) Enterprise Architecture
12 13 (22.03%) Business Analysis
12 13 (22.03%) Multimedia
12 13 (22.03%) jQuery
13 12 (20.34%) Unit Testing
13 12 (20.34%) SOA

Software Architecture
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 7 (11.86%) Apache
1 7 (11.86%) Documentum
1 7 (11.86%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.51%) SSL
2 13 (22.03%) LDAP
3 3 (5.08%) Bluetooth
3 3 (5.08%) Ethernet
3 3 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (5.08%) Wireless
4 2 (3.39%) HTTP
4 2 (3.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) Relational Database
3 8 (13.56%) RDBMS
4 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (8.47%) DB2
6 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
6 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
6 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (6.78%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.39%) Neo4j
7 2 (3.39%) OLTP
7 2 (3.39%) Riak
8 1 (1.69%) MySQL
8 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Maven
1 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.86%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.86%) Selenium
3 3 (5.08%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (3.39%) Fiddler
4 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.69%) EasyMock
5 1 (1.69%) Mockito
5 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (22.03%) Multimedia
2 9 (15.25%) Games
3 8 (13.56%) Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Aerospace
4 3 (5.08%) Automotive
4 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.39%) Retail
6 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (54.24%) Architect
2 17 (28.81%) Developer
3 15 (25.42%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (22.03%) Software Architect
5 9 (15.25%) C# Developer
6 8 (13.56%) Mid-Level C# Developer
7 7 (11.86%) Pega Architect
8 5 (8.47%) Data Architect
8 5 (8.47%) Development Team Leader
8 5 (8.47%) Software Development Team Leader
8 5 (8.47%) Software Team Leader
8 5 (8.47%) Team Leader
9 3 (5.08%) .NET Architect
9 3 (5.08%) Development Manager
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.39%) .NET Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (3.39%) Lead Architect
10 2 (3.39%) Principal Architect
10 2 (3.39%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (50.85%) CSS
2 28 (47.46%) HTML
3 26 (44.07%) Web Services
4 20 (33.90%) REST
5 18 (30.51%) Ajax
6 17 (28.81%) .NET
7 16 (27.12%) AngularJS
8 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET
8 14 (23.73%) HTML5
9 13 (22.03%) JDBC
9 13 (22.03%) jQuery
9 13 (22.03%) ODBC
9 13 (22.03%) SAML
10 11 (18.64%) SOAP
11 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (16.95%) CSS3
11 10 (16.95%) Middleware
12 9 (15.25%) .NET Framework
12 9 (15.25%) XML
13 8 (13.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Online Games
2 7 (11.86%) iPad
3 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.78%) N-Tier
5 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.08%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Android
1 8 (13.56%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.81%) Service Design
3 15 (25.42%) Web Development
4 14 (23.73%) Presales
5 13 (22.03%) Business Analysis
5 13 (22.03%) Customer Requirements
5 13 (22.03%) Enterprise Architecture
6 12 (20.34%) Mentoring
6 12 (20.34%) SOA
6 12 (20.34%) Test Automation
6 12 (20.34%) Unit Testing
7 11 (18.64%) MVC
7 11 (18.64%) Scrum
8 9 (15.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (13.56%) Mobile Development
9 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
9 8 (13.56%) UML
10 7 (11.86%) Case Management
10 7 (11.86%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 29 (49.15%) JavaScript
2 26 (44.07%) C#
3 16 (27.12%) SQL
4 9 (15.25%) VB.NET
5 7 (11.86%) Java
6 4 (6.78%) C
6 4 (6.78%) C++
6 4 (6.78%) TypeScript
6 4 (6.78%) VB
7 2 (3.39%) Erlang
8 1 (1.69%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.69%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.78%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) Disclosure Scotland
1 7 (11.86%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) QA
3 1 (1.69%) MISRA
3 1 (1.69%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) ServiceNow
2 7 (11.86%) EMC
2 7 (11.86%) Pega
3 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.47%) Oracle
5 3 (5.08%) Green Hills
5 3 (5.08%) QNX
6 2 (3.39%) Telerik
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