The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Architect
Rank 183 182 187
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Architect 14 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.026% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.028% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 7
Average salary £52,500 £65,000 £59,889
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% +8.53%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
Applications Architect
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4046 3627 4057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.04% 94.77% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3465 3152 3661
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Applications Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Applications Architect
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Applications Architect Salary Trend in Manchester

Applications Architect
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Architect within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 11 £52,500 -
Applications Architect
North West

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Applications 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 Applications Architect in their job title.

1 17 (56.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) Finance
3 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (43.33%) CICS
4 13 (43.33%) Mainframe
4 13 (43.33%) Java
4 13 (43.33%) COBOL
4 13 (43.33%) J2EE
4 13 (43.33%) DB2
4 13 (43.33%) UML
4 13 (43.33%) Banking
4 13 (43.33%) Risk Analysis
4 13 (43.33%) Waterfall
5 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (40.00%) HTML5
5 12 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 12 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
5 12 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
5 12 (40.00%) TDD
5 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 12 (40.00%) WCF
5 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Applications 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 Applications Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (43.33%) CICS
2 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
1 1 (3.33%) PaaS
1 1 (3.33%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) DB2
2 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 13 (43.33%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) J2EE
2 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (40.00%) CSS
2 12 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 12 (40.00%) WCF
2 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (40.00%) HTML5
2 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 12 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 12 (40.00%) HTML
2 12 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Mainframe
2 12 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) Risk Analysis
2 13 (43.33%) UML
2 13 (43.33%) Waterfall
3 12 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 12 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 12 (40.00%) MVC
3 12 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
3 12 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (13.33%) Data Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.67%) High Availability
7 1 (3.33%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.33%) ERP
7 1 (3.33%) Migration
7 1 (3.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) COBOL
1 13 (43.33%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 12 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 12 (40.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle