The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 87 82 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 107 116 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.67% 2.82% 4.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 2.96% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 74 101 121
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,700 £80,000 £77,250
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +0.81%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3792 3914 3650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.45% 95.05% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3129 3390 3231
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Architect
North West

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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 - 3 £45,000 - 3
Cheadle -3 2 - -
Rochdale -9 2 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Oldham +11 1 £65,000 +30.00%
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 62 (25.62%) Project Management
2 56 (23.14%) SQL Server
3 52 (21.49%) Business Intelligence
4 49 (20.25%) C#
4 49 (20.25%) Microsoft
5 47 (19.42%) SQL
6 45 (18.60%) Data Warehouse
6 45 (18.60%) Data Architecture
7 43 (17.77%) Finance
8 41 (16.94%) .NET
9 38 (15.70%) Java
9 38 (15.70%) VMware
10 35 (14.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 33 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 32 (13.22%) T-SQL
13 31 (12.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 30 (12.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 26 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
15 26 (10.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 26 (10.74%) Data Transformation
16 25 (10.33%) Cisco
16 25 (10.33%) EMC
16 25 (10.33%) NetApp
17 23 (9.50%) Hyper-V
17 23 (9.50%) ERP
17 23 (9.50%) Windows
18 21 (8.68%) MS Excel
18 21 (8.68%) Banking
18 21 (8.68%) Degree
19 20 (8.26%) Analytics

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 12 (4.96%) WebSphere
2 11 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.72%) CICS
4 8 (3.31%) Apache
5 7 (2.89%) SAS
6 6 (2.48%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.48%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.65%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.65%) Lync
8 2 (0.83%) Node.js
8 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (0.83%) AquaLogic
8 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.83%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.83%) WebLogic Integration
8 2 (0.83%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (0.83%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 2 (0.83%) ArchestrA
9 1 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (8.68%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.48%) SPSS
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.31%) SAP AFS
2 4 (1.65%) SAP SCM
2 4 (1.65%) SAP APO
2 4 (1.65%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.83%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.41%) SAP LE
4 1 (0.41%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.41%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (4.55%) Office 365
2 6 (2.48%) Amazon EMR
2 6 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.07%) IaaS
4 4 (1.65%) PaaS
5 2 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.72%) Internet
2 8 (3.31%) WAN
2 8 (3.31%) SAN
3 6 (2.48%) Firewall
3 6 (2.48%) IPsec
3 6 (2.48%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (2.07%) OSPF
4 5 (2.07%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.65%) VPN
5 4 (1.65%) VoIP
5 4 (1.65%) Wireless
5 4 (1.65%) MPLS
6 3 (1.24%) BGP
6 3 (1.24%) LAN
7 2 (0.83%) BGP-4
7 2 (0.83%) EIGRP
7 2 (0.83%) DNS
7 2 (0.83%) IPv4
7 2 (0.83%) IPv6
7 2 (0.83%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (23.14%) SQL Server
2 45 (18.60%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (14.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (12.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 30 (12.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (8.26%) Big Data
7 14 (5.79%) Relational Database
7 14 (5.79%) OLTP
7 14 (5.79%) RDBMS
8 11 (4.55%) DB2
8 11 (4.55%) NoSQL
9 8 (3.31%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.48%) Sqoop
10 6 (2.48%) Triplestore
10 6 (2.48%) HBase
10 6 (2.48%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.48%) Apache Hive
10 6 (2.48%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (2.48%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.83%) Ant
2 2 (0.83%) JUnit
2 2 (0.83%) Maven
2 2 (0.83%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.41%) LSMW
3 1 (0.41%) Subversion
General
1 43 (17.77%) Finance
2 21 (8.68%) Banking
3 12 (4.96%) Retail
4 6 (2.48%) Advertising
4 6 (2.48%) Legal
5 3 (1.24%) Local Government
6 2 (0.83%) Marketing
6 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.83%) Front Office
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.41%) Automotive
7 1 (0.41%) Law
7 1 (0.41%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.94%) .NET
2 26 (10.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 17 (7.02%) Middleware
4 14 (5.79%) HTML
4 14 (5.79%) J2EE
5 13 (5.37%) WPF
6 12 (4.96%) CSS
6 12 (4.96%) Web Services
7 9 (3.72%) WCF
8 8 (3.31%) ASP.NET
9 7 (2.89%) .NET Framework
9 7 (2.89%) CSS3
9 7 (2.89%) HTML5
10 6 (2.48%) MapReduce
10 6 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (2.07%) jQuery
11 5 (2.07%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (1.65%) Ajax
13 3 (1.24%) XML
13 3 (1.24%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.37%) Mainframe
1 13 (5.37%) Management Information System
2 10 (4.13%) FlexPod
3 9 (3.72%) Open Source
4 8 (3.31%) Visualisation
5 7 (2.89%) Tandem
6 5 (2.07%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.65%) CLARiiON
7 4 (1.65%) Symmetrix
8 3 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.83%) PDA
9 2 (0.83%) Human Factors
9 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.83%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.83%) IVR
9 2 (0.83%) Social Media
10 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.41%) Clustering
10 1 (0.41%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.50%) Windows
2 18 (7.44%) Linux
3 8 (3.31%) UNIX
4 7 (2.89%) Solaris
4 7 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.83%) AIX
5 2 (0.83%) HPUX
5 2 (0.83%) OS/400
5 2 (0.83%) zOS
5 2 (0.83%) SUSE
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (25.62%) Project Management
2 52 (21.49%) Business Intelligence
3 45 (18.60%) Data Architecture
4 26 (10.74%) Data Transformation
4 26 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (9.50%) ERP
6 20 (8.26%) Analytics
7 19 (7.85%) Data Management
8 17 (7.02%) Waterfall
9 15 (6.20%) UML
10 14 (5.79%) Data Modelling
10 14 (5.79%) Migration
11 13 (5.37%) Requirements Analysis
11 13 (5.37%) SOA
11 13 (5.37%) BCP
12 12 (4.96%) ETL
12 12 (4.96%) MVC
12 12 (4.96%) TOGAF
12 12 (4.96%) Business Development
13 11 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 49 (20.25%) C#
2 47 (19.42%) SQL
3 38 (15.70%) Java
4 32 (13.22%) T-SQL
5 11 (4.55%) COBOL
6 10 (4.13%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.89%) Perl
7 7 (2.89%) PHP
7 7 (2.89%) Python
8 6 (2.48%) R
9 5 (2.07%) C
10 3 (1.24%) Scala
11 2 (0.83%) C++
12 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.41%) Ruby
12 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.41%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 21 (8.68%) Degree
2 9 (3.72%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.89%) CCNP
4 5 (2.07%) CCDP
4 5 (2.07%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.07%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.65%) NCIE
5 4 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.24%) VCP5
7 2 (0.83%) CISSP
7 2 (0.83%) CCIE
8 1 (0.41%) MCTS
8 1 (0.41%) MCITP
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.07%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.24%) SLA
3 2 (0.83%) QA
3 2 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (9.50%) Hyper-V
3 12 (4.96%) vSphere
4 6 (2.48%) XenDesktop
4 6 (2.48%) Apache Flume
5 5 (2.07%) XenApp
5 5 (2.07%) Active Directory
6 4 (1.65%) VMware Server
6 4 (1.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 3 (1.24%) vCloud
8 2 (0.83%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (2.89%) Tivoli
2 6 (2.48%) SCCM
2 6 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.65%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (20.25%) Microsoft
2 38 (15.70%) VMware
3 25 (10.33%) Cisco
3 25 (10.33%) EMC
3 25 (10.33%) NetApp
4 19 (7.85%) HP
5 16 (6.61%) Citrix
6 15 (6.20%) IBM
7 14 (5.79%) SAP
8 12 (4.96%) Oracle
9 10 (4.13%) BMC
10 9 (3.72%) 3PAR
11 8 (3.31%) Symantec
12 7 (2.89%) Red Hat
13 5 (2.07%) Hitachi
13 5 (2.07%) Juniper
14 4 (1.65%) Dell
14 4 (1.65%) F5
14 4 (1.65%) Veeam
15 2 (0.83%) Cyber-Ark
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 per annum + + additional benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum 15% of salary cash/benefits package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Beenfits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £46000.00 - £57000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Microsoft
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + car, bonus, excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus + car + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £56000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Aximis West
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car
Posted: 13 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £40,500 to £44,500 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago