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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 31 27 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 23 31 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.84% 6.46% 3.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.01% 6.58% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 14
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £61,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +2.50%
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
459 471 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 96.63% 98.13% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 382 415 456
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,381
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 23 (42.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (31.48%) Java
3 15 (27.78%) Project Management
4 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
4 14 (25.93%) C#
4 14 (25.93%) .NET
4 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
4 14 (25.93%) WCF
4 14 (25.93%) WPF
5 11 (20.37%) .NET Framework
5 11 (20.37%) Requirements Analysis
5 11 (20.37%) Tandem
5 11 (20.37%) Software Architecture
6 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
7 7 (12.96%) Oracle
7 7 (12.96%) Finance
7 7 (12.96%) Data Architecture
8 6 (11.11%) Cisco
8 6 (11.11%) UML
9 5 (9.26%) OO
9 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
9 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (9.26%) Juniper
9 5 (9.26%) TOGAF
10 4 (7.41%) Network Design
10 4 (7.41%) Redback
10 4 (7.41%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (7.41%) Legal
10 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (7.41%) JNCIA

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) MPLS
1 4 (7.41%) OSPF
1 4 (7.41%) BGP
2 2 (3.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) Big Data
3 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Legal
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) .NET
1 14 (25.93%) WCF
1 14 (25.93%) WPF
2 11 (20.37%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.56%) Middleware
4 2 (3.70%) WF
4 2 (3.70%) LINQ
4 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.85%) J2EE
5 1 (1.85%) Web Services
5 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Tandem
2 1 (1.85%) Reference Data
2 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) UNIX
1 1 (1.85%) Solaris
1 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (27.78%) Project Management
3 11 (20.37%) Requirements Analysis
3 11 (20.37%) Software Architecture
4 7 (12.96%) Data Architecture
5 6 (11.11%) UML
6 5 (9.26%) OO
6 5 (9.26%) TOGAF
7 4 (7.41%) Network Design
7 4 (7.41%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.41%) Network Architecture
8 3 (5.56%) OOD
8 3 (5.56%) SOA
8 3 (5.56%) Data Protection
8 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (3.70%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.70%) TDD
9 2 (3.70%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) Java
2 14 (25.93%) C#
3 2 (3.70%) SQL
3 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.85%) C
4 1 (1.85%) PHP
4 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.41%) JNCIA
2 4 (7.41%) JNCIE
2 4 (7.41%) CCIE
2 4 (7.41%) CCNP
2 4 (7.41%) CCIP
3 2 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) CCDA
4 1 (1.85%) CCDP
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) NCIE
4 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.85%) MCTS
4 1 (1.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) vSphere
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
1 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle
3 6 (11.11%) Cisco
4 5 (9.26%) Juniper
5 4 (7.41%) Redback
6 2 (3.70%) WSO2
7 1 (1.85%) VMware
7 1 (1.85%) Symantec
7 1 (1.85%) EMC
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix
7 1 (1.85%) Avaya
7 1 (1.85%) Sun
7 1 (1.85%) CommVault
7 1 (1.85%) JDA
7 1 (1.85%) NetApp
7 1 (1.85%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.85%) 3PAR