Period
to 20 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Worcestershire during the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

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

Architect
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 45 54
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 20 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 4.25% 4.40% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.36% 4.50% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 5
Worcestershire median annual salary £75,000 £77,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £49,250 £56,500 £39,875
90th Percentile £86,250 £90,250 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire. 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
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies in Worcestershire with a recognized job title 459 489 450
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.45% 97.80% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 360 439 431
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,670 £22,150 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £59,500 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Worcestershire

Architect
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Architect in Worcestershire

Architect
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in Worcestershire

Architect
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Worcester -8 10 £65,000 -16.13% 3
Redditch - 9 £75,000 - 1
Malvern -6 1 - - 2
Architect
West Midlands

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Worcestershire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (55.00%) Unified Communications
4 10 (50.00%) Office 365
5 9 (45.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (45.00%) Presales
5 9 (45.00%) Customer Requirements
5 9 (45.00%) IT Strategy
5 9 (45.00%) B2B
6 7 (35.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (25.00%) LAN
7 5 (25.00%) WAN
7 5 (25.00%) Firewall
7 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
8 4 (20.00%) OOD
8 4 (20.00%) VPN
8 4 (20.00%) Linux
8 4 (20.00%) OO
9 3 (15.00%) UML
9 3 (15.00%) SOAP
9 3 (15.00%) Web Services
9 3 (15.00%) C#
9 3 (15.00%) .NET
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.00%) SOA
9 3 (15.00%) ERP

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 (15.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (15.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (50.00%) Office 365
3 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (15.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (15.00%) IaaS
4 3 (15.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) Unified Communications
2 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) LAN
2 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (25.00%) WAN
3 4 (20.00%) VPN
4 3 (15.00%) Wireless
4 3 (15.00%) WLAN
5 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (10.00%) IPsec
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security
5 2 (10.00%) OSPF
5 2 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (10.00%) SSL
5 2 (10.00%) VLAN
6 1 (5.00%) Internet
6 1 (5.00%) SAN
6 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Big Data
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) Middleware
1 3 (15.00%) SOAP
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (15.00%) Taxonomies
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) B2B
1 9 (45.00%) Customer Requirements
1 9 (45.00%) IT Strategy
1 9 (45.00%) Presales
2 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) OO
3 4 (20.00%) OOD
3 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (15.00%) BPMN
4 3 (15.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) ERP
4 3 (15.00%) Financial Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.00%) Service Design
4 3 (15.00%) SOA
4 3 (15.00%) UML
4 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) COBIT
1 1 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (5.00%) IASME
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
1 1 (5.00%) VMware GSX
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Google
3 2 (10.00%) Aruba
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) F5
3 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (10.00%) VMware