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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 58 74 68
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 172 133 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.47% 3.28% 3.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.67% 3.45% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 115 99 115
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 £50,429 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,500 £81,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
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
3685 3859 3649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.79% 95.03% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3093 3186 3184
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 - 2 £50,000 -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 92 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 75 (22.94%) Oracle
2 75 (22.94%) VMware
3 74 (22.63%) Windows
4 69 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (20.18%) Middleware
6 65 (19.88%) IBM
7 62 (18.96%) VMware Infrastructure
8 60 (18.35%) SQL Server
9 57 (17.43%) Degree
10 55 (16.82%) Data Centre
11 53 (16.21%) Oracle Database
12 52 (15.90%) Mentoring
13 51 (15.60%) WebLogic
14 48 (14.68%) Cisco
15 47 (14.37%) Web Services
16 45 (13.76%) SOA
17 44 (13.46%) .NET
17 44 (13.46%) SDLC
18 43 (13.15%) SQL
19 42 (12.84%) HP
20 41 (12.54%) Coaching
21 40 (12.23%) Java
22 39 (11.93%) Finance
23 38 (11.62%) CheckPoint
24 35 (10.70%) Business Continuity
25 34 (10.40%) Citrix
25 34 (10.40%) SOAP
25 34 (10.40%) Oracle BPM
26 33 (10.09%) Enterprise Architecture

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 51 (15.60%) WebLogic
2 32 (9.79%) WebSphere
3 26 (7.95%) Oracle Service Bus
3 26 (7.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 24 (7.34%) CMS
5 13 (3.98%) MS Exchange
6 11 (3.36%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.06%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.45%) CICS
9 7 (2.14%) IIS
9 7 (2.14%) Apache
9 7 (2.14%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.53%) Apache Pig
10 5 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.22%) Lync
12 2 (0.61%) Mule
12 2 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.61%) JBoss
Applications
1 27 (8.26%) MS Office
2 24 (7.34%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.83%) SPSS
4 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 34 (10.40%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.22%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.61%) Tridion
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.34%) IBM PureFlex
2 14 (4.28%) SaaS
3 11 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.14%) IaaS
5 6 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.92%) PaaS
6 3 (0.92%) Office 365
7 2 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.61%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.56%) Firewall
2 27 (8.26%) SAN
3 18 (5.50%) WAN
4 14 (4.28%) LAN
5 13 (3.98%) Wireless
6 10 (3.06%) Wireless Security
6 10 (3.06%) MPLS
6 10 (3.06%) BGP
7 8 (2.45%) Internet
7 8 (2.45%) DNS
8 5 (1.53%) DHCP
9 3 (0.92%) WLAN
10 2 (0.61%) SSL
10 2 (0.61%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.61%) HTTP
10 2 (0.61%) VPN
10 2 (0.61%) DMZ
10 2 (0.61%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (0.61%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.61%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (18.35%) SQL Server
2 53 (16.21%) Oracle Database
3 32 (9.79%) Relational Database
4 29 (8.87%) DB2
4 29 (8.87%) RDBMS
5 24 (7.34%) Oracle Exadata
6 20 (6.12%) Big Data
7 15 (4.59%) Hadoop
7 15 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (3.67%) NoSQL
9 10 (3.06%) Apache Hive
10 7 (2.14%) Easytrieve
11 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.53%) Mahout
12 5 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.53%) DataStage
13 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 26 (7.95%) SoapUI
2 20 (6.12%) Jenkins
2 20 (6.12%) Hudson
3 10 (3.06%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (2.45%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.92%) Selenium
5 3 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.61%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.61%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.31%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.31%) Maven
General
1 39 (11.93%) Finance
2 23 (7.03%) Banking
3 22 (6.73%) Marketing
4 20 (6.12%) Retail
5 12 (3.67%) Publishing
6 7 (2.14%) Law
6 7 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.92%) Games
7 3 (0.92%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.61%) Legal
8 2 (0.61%) Billing
9 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (20.18%) Middleware
2 47 (14.37%) Web Services
3 44 (13.46%) .NET
4 34 (10.40%) SOAP
5 32 (9.79%) WebSphere MQ
6 30 (9.17%) J2EE
6 30 (9.17%) Oracle Fusion
7 27 (8.26%) JMS
8 26 (7.95%) WSDL
8 26 (7.95%) XSD
8 26 (7.95%) XSLT
9 25 (7.65%) XML
10 24 (7.34%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 19 (5.81%) CSS
12 18 (5.50%) HTML
13 14 (4.28%) WebCenter
13 14 (4.28%) Oracle ADF
14 12 (3.67%) WCF
14 12 (3.67%) ASP.NET
15 11 (3.36%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 55 (16.82%) Data Centre
2 25 (7.65%) FlexPod
3 22 (6.73%) Management Information System
4 19 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (5.50%) N-Tier
6 14 (4.28%) Clustering
7 11 (3.36%) Mainframe
8 10 (3.06%) Data Integration
9 8 (2.45%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.45%) VSAM
9 8 (2.45%) Computer Science
10 7 (2.14%) IBM Mainframe
11 5 (1.53%) Life Science
11 5 (1.53%) Artificial Intelligence
11 5 (1.53%) Ontologies
11 5 (1.53%) IVR
11 5 (1.53%) Social Media
11 5 (1.53%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 74 (22.63%) Windows
2 30 (9.17%) Linux
3 28 (8.56%) AIX
4 26 (7.95%) Solaris
5 25 (7.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (7.34%) SUSE
6 24 (7.34%) HPUX
6 24 (7.34%) OS/400
6 24 (7.34%) zOS
7 18 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (4.89%) Windows 7
8 16 (4.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (2.14%) UNIX
11 1 (0.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (15.90%) Mentoring
3 45 (13.76%) SOA
4 44 (13.46%) SDLC
5 41 (12.54%) Coaching
6 35 (10.70%) Business Continuity
7 33 (10.09%) Enterprise Architecture
8 31 (9.48%) Open Source
9 30 (9.17%) TOGAF
10 29 (8.87%) Performance Tuning
11 28 (8.56%) Data Management
12 26 (7.95%) Technical Architecture
13 25 (7.65%) Project Management
14 24 (7.34%) Content Management
14 24 (7.34%) Infrastructure Management
14 24 (7.34%) Converged Infrastructure
15 23 (7.03%) E-Commerce
16 22 (6.73%) Migration
16 22 (6.73%) Data Architecture
17 20 (6.12%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (13.15%) SQL
2 40 (12.23%) Java
3 30 (9.17%) C#
4 26 (7.95%) PL/SQL
5 24 (7.34%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.45%) COBOL
6 8 (2.45%) JCL
6 8 (2.45%) R
7 7 (2.14%) Assembly Language
7 7 (2.14%) REXX
8 6 (1.83%) Python
8 6 (1.83%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.83%) C++
9 5 (1.53%) SPARQL
9 5 (1.53%) Ruby
10 3 (0.92%) C
11 1 (0.31%) PHP
11 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (17.43%) Degree
2 25 (7.65%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (6.42%) SC Cleared
3 21 (6.42%) Security Cleared
4 15 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (4.59%) CCNP
5 14 (4.28%) CCA
5 14 (4.28%) Citrix Certification
5 14 (4.28%) CCEE
6 12 (3.67%) CISSP
7 10 (3.06%) MCSE
7 10 (3.06%) HP ASE
8 9 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (2.45%) CCNA
9 8 (2.45%) MCITP
10 6 (1.83%) CCIA
10 6 (1.83%) CCDA
10 6 (1.83%) CISM
11 5 (1.53%) MCSD
11 5 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (1.83%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.22%) QA
3 3 (0.92%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (18.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (9.17%) Hyper-V
3 28 (8.56%) XenApp
3 28 (8.56%) XenDesktop
4 24 (7.34%) KVM
5 21 (6.42%) Active Directory
6 19 (5.81%) XenServer
7 16 (4.89%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (3.06%) VMware ESX
9 6 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.83%) HDFS
9 6 (1.83%) GPFS
10 4 (1.22%) vSphere
11 3 (0.92%) vCloud
12 1 (0.31%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 24 (7.34%) Tivoli
2 8 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.83%) Puppet
4 5 (1.53%) Oozie
4 5 (1.53%) SCCM
4 5 (1.53%) Hadoop YARN
5 4 (1.22%) WSUS
6 2 (0.61%) StatsD
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 92 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 75 (22.94%) Oracle
2 75 (22.94%) VMware
3 65 (19.88%) IBM
4 48 (14.68%) Cisco
5 42 (12.84%) HP
6 38 (11.62%) CheckPoint
7 34 (10.40%) Citrix
8 31 (9.48%) Red Hat
9 29 (8.87%) Juniper
10 28 (8.56%) EMC
11 27 (8.26%) NetApp
12 25 (7.65%) CA
12 25 (7.65%) Symantec
13 24 (7.34%) Brocade
13 24 (7.34%) BMC
14 18 (5.50%) AppSense
15 15 (4.59%) F5
16 14 (4.28%) Stellent
17 10 (3.06%) Huawei
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70K - 110K & comprehensive bonus/benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus Benefits, Bonus and Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 45-65K
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 45-65K
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Twist IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k + excellent package, car, bonus etc
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90 - 120k+ & excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £50-90,000 + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50-80K
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Twist IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £ 50,000 - 100,000. Maybe more for the right Arhcitect
Posted: 3 days ago