Period
to 21 May 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £45,947 in advertised job vacancies in Worcestershire during the 6 months to 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 82 66
Rank change year-on-year +61 -16 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 39 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 8.74% 0.89% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.90% 0.91% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 30 4 8
Worcestershire median annual salary £45,947 £100,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -54.05% +220.00% -30.56%
10th Percentile £45,200 £86,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £52,664 £100,000 £76,250
West Midlands median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £64,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% -3.10% -0.77%

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 438 661 616
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.21% 97.64% 98.09%
Number of salaries quoted 354 634 575
Worcestershire median annual salary £39,264 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.70% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £52,895 £52,500 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 - 5 £51,000 - 1
Malvern -2 3 - - 1
Redditch - 1 - -
Architect
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 26 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 25 (64.10%) Technical Architecture
3 16 (41.03%) ITIL
4 15 (38.46%) Collaborative Working
5 14 (35.90%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 13 (33.33%) Coaching
6 13 (33.33%) Local Government
7 12 (30.77%) Degree
7 12 (30.77%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (25.64%) QA
9 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
9 8 (20.51%) Data Architecture
9 8 (20.51%) Information Assurance
9 8 (20.51%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
10 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
11 5 (12.82%) Portfolio Management
11 5 (12.82%) Data Quality
11 5 (12.82%) Capacity Management
11 5 (12.82%) Quality Management
11 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
11 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (10.26%) C
12 4 (10.26%) Firewall
12 4 (10.26%) Supplier Management
12 4 (10.26%) TOGAF
12 4 (10.26%) Decision-Making

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 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) BGP
2 3 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (7.69%) MPLS
2 3 (7.69%) OSPF
3 2 (5.13%) LAN
3 2 (5.13%) Network Security
3 2 (5.13%) WAN
4 1 (2.56%) Internet
4 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) Skype
4 1 (2.56%) VoIP
4 1 (2.56%) VPN
4 1 (2.56%) Wireless
4 1 (2.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
General
1 13 (33.33%) Local Government
2 3 (7.69%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 3 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 25 (64.10%) Technical Architecture
3 16 (41.03%) ITIL
4 15 (38.46%) Collaborative Working
5 14 (35.90%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (33.33%) Coaching
6 13 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 12 (30.77%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (20.51%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (20.51%) Data Architecture
8 8 (20.51%) Information Assurance
9 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
10 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (12.82%) Capacity Management
10 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
10 5 (12.82%) Portfolio Management
10 5 (12.82%) Quality Management
11 4 (10.26%) Decision-Making
11 4 (10.26%) Supplier Management
11 4 (10.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) C
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Degree
1 12 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
3 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) CCNP
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) QA
2 5 (12.82%) Data Quality
3 3 (7.69%) COBIT
3 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (5.13%) NIST 800
5 1 (2.56%) BS25999
5 1 (2.56%) ISO 22301
5 1 (2.56%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware GSX
1 1 (2.56%) VMware NSX
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Cisco
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle
1 2 (5.13%) VMware
2 1 (2.56%) Aruba
2 1 (2.56%) Citrix
2 1 (2.56%) F5
2 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds