The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 49 87 98
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 161 105 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.83% 2.64% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.08% 2.80% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 99 67 91
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £72,900 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
3171 3744 4096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.08% 94.21% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2626 3096 3547
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Architect
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Architect Salary Trend in Manchester

Architect
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Manchester

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 Architect within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
Altrincham +4 2 £50,000 -
Rochdale - 2 £54,000 -
Stockport +8 1 £64,500 +43.33% 1
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 94 (32.30%) Microsoft
2 85 (29.21%) VMware
3 83 (28.52%) Windows
4 80 (27.49%) Oracle
5 73 (25.09%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (23.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 66 (22.68%) Middleware
8 63 (21.65%) SQL Server
9 56 (19.24%) Data Centre
10 55 (18.90%) Web Services
11 52 (17.87%) Oracle Database
12 51 (17.53%) IBM
13 50 (17.18%) SOA
14 49 (16.84%) Citrix
14 49 (16.84%) WebLogic
15 48 (16.49%) Mentoring
16 46 (15.81%) .NET
17 42 (14.43%) SQL
17 42 (14.43%) Cisco
18 40 (13.75%) Business Continuity
18 40 (13.75%) SDLC
19 38 (13.06%) Degree
20 37 (12.71%) HP
21 35 (12.03%) Java
21 35 (12.03%) Coaching
22 33 (11.34%) Oracle BPM
22 33 (11.34%) SOAP
22 33 (11.34%) NetApp
22 33 (11.34%) Red Hat
23 32 (11.00%) XenApp

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 49 (16.84%) WebLogic
2 30 (10.31%) WebSphere
3 25 (8.59%) Oracle Service Bus
3 25 (8.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 19 (6.53%) CMS
4 19 (6.53%) MS Exchange
5 14 (4.81%) SharePoint
6 11 (3.78%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.41%) CICS
7 7 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.72%) IIS
10 4 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.37%) SAS
11 3 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.03%) Lync
12 2 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.69%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 24 (8.25%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.87%) MS Office
3 3 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 33 (11.34%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.37%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.69%) Tridion
5 1 (0.34%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.90%) IBM PureFlex
2 16 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.47%) SaaS
4 9 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.37%) Office 365
6 3 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.69%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.69%) PaaS
7 2 (0.69%) IaaS
7 2 (0.69%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.28%) SAN
2 24 (8.25%) Firewall
3 13 (4.47%) WAN
4 10 (3.44%) LAN
5 9 (3.09%) MPLS
5 9 (3.09%) BGP
6 8 (2.75%) Internet
6 8 (2.75%) DNS
7 6 (2.06%) DHCP
8 5 (1.72%) Wireless
8 5 (1.72%) Network Security
9 4 (1.37%) VLAN
10 3 (1.03%) NAS
10 3 (1.03%) WLAN
11 2 (0.69%) DMZ
11 2 (0.69%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.34%) HTTP
12 1 (0.34%) Intranet
12 1 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (21.65%) SQL Server
2 52 (17.87%) Oracle Database
3 29 (9.97%) Relational Database
3 29 (9.97%) RDBMS
4 23 (7.90%) DB2
4 23 (7.90%) Oracle Exadata
5 10 (3.44%) Big Data
6 8 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.41%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.06%) Apache Hive
8 6 (2.06%) Easytrieve
9 5 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.72%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.37%) MySQL
10 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 25 (8.59%) SoapUI
2 19 (6.53%) Hudson
2 19 (6.53%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.09%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (2.06%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.69%) Selenium
7 1 (0.34%) Maven
7 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.34%) SpecFlow
General
1 30 (10.31%) Finance
2 22 (7.56%) Marketing
3 13 (4.47%) Publishing
4 12 (4.12%) Retail
5 10 (3.44%) Banking
6 6 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.72%) Local Government
8 3 (1.03%) Law
9 2 (0.69%) Billing
10 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (22.68%) Middleware
2 55 (18.90%) Web Services
3 46 (15.81%) .NET
4 33 (11.34%) SOAP
5 31 (10.65%) Oracle Fusion
6 30 (10.31%) WebSphere MQ
7 27 (9.28%) J2EE
8 25 (8.59%) XSD
8 25 (8.59%) XSLT
8 25 (8.59%) JMS
8 25 (8.59%) WSDL
9 23 (7.90%) XML
9 23 (7.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 17 (5.84%) ASP.NET
11 13 (4.47%) Oracle ADF
11 13 (4.47%) WebCenter
12 11 (3.78%) CSS
13 10 (3.44%) HTML
13 10 (3.44%) Spring
13 10 (3.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (19.24%) Data Centre
2 30 (10.31%) FlexPod
3 19 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.19%) Clustering
5 17 (5.84%) N-Tier
6 11 (3.78%) Mainframe
7 8 (2.75%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.41%) VSAM
9 6 (2.06%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (2.06%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.72%) Informatics
10 5 (1.72%) NHS
11 4 (1.37%) IVR
11 4 (1.37%) Social Media
11 4 (1.37%) Health Informatics
11 4 (1.37%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.03%) Mathematics
12 3 (1.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 83 (28.52%) Windows
2 31 (10.65%) Linux
3 28 (9.62%) AIX
4 27 (9.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (8.59%) Solaris
6 23 (7.90%) HPUX
6 23 (7.90%) OS/400
6 23 (7.90%) zOS
6 23 (7.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (7.90%) SUSE
7 21 (7.22%) Windows 7
8 20 (6.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (3.44%) UNIX
11 3 (1.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (25.09%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (17.18%) SOA
3 48 (16.49%) Mentoring
4 40 (13.75%) SDLC
4 40 (13.75%) Business Continuity
5 35 (12.03%) Coaching
6 28 (9.62%) Migration
7 26 (8.93%) Performance Tuning
8 23 (7.90%) Infrastructure Management
8 23 (7.90%) Converged Infrastructure
8 23 (7.90%) Data Management
9 22 (7.56%) Project Management
10 21 (7.22%) Data Architecture
10 21 (7.22%) Open Source
11 20 (6.87%) Enterprise Architecture
12 17 (5.84%) Technical Architecture
12 17 (5.84%) TOGAF
13 16 (5.50%) E-Commerce
13 16 (5.50%) ITIL
14 15 (5.15%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 42 (14.43%) SQL
2 35 (12.03%) Java
3 31 (10.65%) C#
4 26 (8.93%) PL/SQL
5 14 (4.81%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.09%) C
7 8 (2.75%) C++
8 7 (2.41%) COBOL
8 7 (2.41%) JCL
8 7 (2.41%) Ruby
9 6 (2.06%) Assembly Language
9 6 (2.06%) REXX
10 5 (1.72%) Python
11 3 (1.03%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.34%) R
12 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (13.06%) Degree
2 20 (6.87%) CCA
2 20 (6.87%) Citrix Certification
3 19 (6.53%) CCEE
4 18 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (5.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (5.50%) Security Cleared
6 15 (5.15%) SC Cleared
6 15 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (4.47%) CCNP
8 11 (3.78%) CCIA
9 10 (3.44%) MCSE
10 9 (3.09%) CCNA
10 9 (3.09%) CISSP
11 8 (2.75%) MCITP
12 5 (1.72%) MCTS
12 5 (1.72%) CCDA
12 5 (1.72%) NCDA
12 5 (1.72%) VCAP
13 4 (1.37%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.41%) QA
2 5 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.37%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.69%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (23.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (11.00%) XenApp
2 32 (11.00%) XenDesktop
3 30 (10.31%) Hyper-V
4 24 (8.25%) Active Directory
5 23 (7.90%) KVM
6 21 (7.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 21 (7.22%) XenServer
7 9 (3.09%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.03%) vCloud
9 3 (1.03%) vSphere
10 1 (0.34%) HDFS
10 1 (0.34%) GPFS
10 1 (0.34%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 23 (7.90%) Tivoli
2 8 (2.75%) Puppet
2 8 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.37%) SCCM
4 3 (1.03%) WSUS
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 94 (32.30%) Microsoft
2 85 (29.21%) VMware
3 80 (27.49%) Oracle
4 51 (17.53%) IBM
5 49 (16.84%) Citrix
6 42 (14.43%) Cisco
7 37 (12.71%) HP
8 33 (11.34%) NetApp
8 33 (11.34%) Red Hat
9 30 (10.31%) Symantec
10 27 (9.28%) CheckPoint
10 27 (9.28%) EMC
11 26 (8.93%) Juniper
12 24 (8.25%) CA
13 23 (7.90%) AppSense
13 23 (7.90%) Brocade
13 23 (7.90%) BMC
14 13 (4.47%) Stellent
15 7 (2.41%) Veeam
16 4 (1.37%) F5
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