The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 20 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 33 29 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 8.29% 5.68% 4.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.92% 6.02% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 14
Average salary £70,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,200 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
Architect
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
370 482 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 92.96% 94.32% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 259 425 310
Average salary £35,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Architect
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Architect Salary Trend in Liverpool

Architect
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 53 (85.48%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (53.23%) SharePoint
2 33 (53.23%) Content Management
3 27 (43.55%) SC Cleared
3 27 (43.55%) Security Cleared
4 22 (35.48%) DV Cleared
5 21 (33.87%) .NET
6 20 (32.26%) Visual Studio
6 20 (32.26%) Migration
6 20 (32.26%) SharePoint 2010
6 20 (32.26%) Scrum
6 20 (32.26%) Office 365
6 20 (32.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 16 (25.81%) Java
8 14 (22.58%) XSLT
8 14 (22.58%) CSS
8 14 (22.58%) HTML
8 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
8 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
8 14 (22.58%) InfoPath
8 14 (22.58%) HTML5
9 13 (20.97%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (20.97%) IBM
9 13 (20.97%) Document Management
9 13 (20.97%) Alfresco
9 13 (20.97%) EMC
9 13 (20.97%) Documentum
9 13 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (20.97%) OpenText
10 12 (19.35%) Waterfall

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 33 (53.23%) SharePoint
2 20 (32.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 20 (32.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (20.97%) Alfresco
3 13 (20.97%) Documentum
Applications
1 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
1 14 (22.58%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 20 (32.26%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 20 (32.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (11.29%) Retail
2 6 (9.68%) Back Office
3 2 (3.23%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.87%) .NET
2 14 (22.58%) XSLT
2 14 (22.58%) CSS
2 14 (22.58%) HTML
2 14 (22.58%) HTML5
3 10 (16.13%) J2EE
4 9 (14.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Open Source
1 4 (6.45%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.23%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.61%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) UNIX
1 2 (3.23%) Windows
1 2 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (85.48%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (53.23%) Content Management
3 20 (32.26%) Migration
3 20 (32.26%) Scrum
4 13 (20.97%) Technical Architecture
4 13 (20.97%) Document Management
4 13 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (19.35%) Waterfall
5 12 (19.35%) TOGAF
6 9 (14.52%) UML
7 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
7 8 (12.90%) Data Modelling
8 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.45%) PRINCE
9 4 (6.45%) DSDM
9 4 (6.45%) ITIL
9 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2
10 2 (3.23%) Investment Management
10 2 (3.23%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.81%) Java
2 4 (6.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (43.55%) SC Cleared
1 27 (43.55%) Security Cleared
2 22 (35.48%) DV Cleared
3 8 (12.90%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.97%) IBM
2 13 (20.97%) EMC
2 13 (20.97%) OpenText
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco
4 2 (3.23%) Citrix
4 2 (3.23%) HP