The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 41 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 5 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 2.81% 1.61% 7.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.89% 1.67% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 8
Average salary £52,500 £65,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.84% +63.75%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
Job Titles Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
173 120 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 97.19% 96.77% 94.02%
Number of salaries quoted 166 92 109
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Architect
Manchester

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Architect
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Architect Salary Trend in Bolton

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (90.00%) Visual Studio
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) MVC
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (40.00%) WCF
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CommVault
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) MOF
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) SCOM
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (40.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (10.00%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (10.00%) MCTS
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
1 1 (10.00%) NCIE
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) EMC
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix
1 1 (10.00%) CommVault
1 1 (10.00%) NetApp
1 1 (10.00%) Symantec
1 1 (10.00%) VMware
1 1 (10.00%) 3PAR