The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 78 57 75
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 134 175 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.55% 4.48% 3.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.65% 4.64% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 96 114 120
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £50,429 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,250
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
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
3667 3775 3931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.22% 96.75% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3133 3124 3305
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 September 2016.

Architect Salary Histogram in Manchester

Architect
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 3 - - 1
Cheadle - 2 £65,000 -
Architect
North West

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 88 (33.59%) Finance
2 79 (30.15%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (26.34%) .NET
4 61 (23.28%) Java
5 52 (19.85%) C#
6 50 (19.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 47 (17.94%) TOGAF
8 45 (17.18%) Banking
9 34 (12.98%) Big Data
10 33 (12.60%) SOA
11 32 (12.21%) Presales
12 27 (10.31%) Scrum
12 27 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
13 24 (9.16%) Data Warehouse
13 24 (9.16%) Microsoft
13 24 (9.16%) SQL Server
14 23 (8.78%) Degree
14 23 (8.78%) Relational Database
15 22 (8.40%) Zachman Framework
15 22 (8.40%) ITIL
15 22 (8.40%) RDBMS
15 22 (8.40%) CRM
16 21 (8.02%) Retail
16 21 (8.02%) Business Analysis
16 21 (8.02%) Kanban
17 20 (7.63%) Enterprise Software
18 19 (7.25%) Software Delivery
18 19 (7.25%) NoSQL
18 19 (7.25%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
19 18 (6.87%) SQL

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.44%) CMS
2 7 (2.67%) Umbraco
3 5 (1.91%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.15%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.76%) Apache
5 2 (0.76%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.38%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.38%) CICS
6 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.38%) IIS
6 1 (0.38%) JBoss
6 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) SAP BPC
1 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.44%) SaaS
4 6 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.29%) IaaS
5 5 (1.91%) Office 365
5 5 (1.91%) PaaS
6 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.58%) MPLS
2 7 (2.67%) WAN
3 5 (1.91%) Firewall
3 5 (1.91%) LAN
4 4 (1.53%) DNS
4 4 (1.53%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.53%) VLAN
4 4 (1.53%) VoIP
5 3 (1.15%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.15%) Network Security
5 3 (1.15%) VPN
6 2 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.76%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.38%) BGP
7 1 (0.38%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.38%) HTTP
7 1 (0.38%) Intranet
7 1 (0.38%) OSPF
7 1 (0.38%) Wireless
7 1 (0.38%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.98%) Big Data
2 24 (9.16%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (9.16%) SQL Server
3 23 (8.78%) Relational Database
4 22 (8.40%) RDBMS
5 19 (7.25%) NoSQL
6 12 (4.58%) MySQL
7 10 (3.82%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.29%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.53%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.15%) DataStage
10 3 (1.15%) DB2
10 3 (1.15%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (0.76%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.38%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.38%) Gradle
2 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.38%) Maven
2 1 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 88 (33.59%) Finance
2 45 (17.18%) Banking
3 21 (8.02%) Retail
4 9 (3.44%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.67%) Legal
6 4 (1.53%) Billing
6 4 (1.53%) Publishing
7 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.76%) Marketing
7 2 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Military
8 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (26.34%) .NET
2 18 (6.87%) Java EE
3 17 (6.49%) HTML
4 16 (6.11%) CSS
4 16 (6.11%) SOAP
5 15 (5.73%) J2EE
5 15 (5.73%) REST
6 11 (4.20%) Web Services
7 9 (3.44%) JSON
8 8 (3.05%) jQuery
8 8 (3.05%) XML
9 7 (2.67%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.53%) WPF
12 3 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (1.15%) CSS3
12 3 (1.15%) HTML5
12 3 (1.15%) OAuth
12 3 (1.15%) Spring
12 3 (1.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.63%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (6.49%) Computer Science
4 15 (5.73%) Data Centre
5 11 (4.20%) Algorithms
5 11 (4.20%) Data Structures
6 9 (3.44%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.05%) Data Integration
8 6 (2.29%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.91%) iPad
10 3 (1.15%) FlexPod
10 3 (1.15%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.15%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.15%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.76%) Contactless
11 2 (0.76%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.76%) NHS
11 2 (0.76%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.76%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.67%) Windows
2 6 (2.29%) Linux
3 5 (1.91%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.53%) Android
5 2 (0.76%) Unix
5 2 (0.76%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (30.15%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (19.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 47 (17.94%) TOGAF
4 33 (12.60%) SOA
5 32 (12.21%) Presales
6 27 (10.31%) Scrum
7 22 (8.40%) CRM
7 22 (8.40%) ITIL
7 22 (8.40%) Zachman Framework
8 21 (8.02%) Business Analysis
8 21 (8.02%) Kanban
9 19 (7.25%) Software Delivery
9 19 (7.25%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 17 (6.49%) Risk Management
11 16 (6.11%) Enterprise Architecture
11 16 (6.11%) MVC
11 16 (6.11%) OO
11 16 (6.11%) Open Source
12 15 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (5.73%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 61 (23.28%) Java
2 52 (19.85%) C#
3 18 (6.87%) SQL
4 15 (5.73%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.58%) PHP
6 7 (2.67%) Python
7 6 (2.29%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.29%) Perl
7 6 (2.29%) Ruby
8 3 (1.15%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.76%) Scala
10 1 (0.38%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.38%) C
10 1 (0.38%) C++
10 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (8.78%) Degree
2 12 (4.58%) CISSP
3 9 (3.44%) CISM
4 4 (1.53%) GIAC
4 4 (1.53%) SANS
5 3 (1.15%) ISEB
5 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.76%) CCDP
6 2 (0.76%) CCIE
6 2 (0.76%) CCNP
6 2 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.76%) ISSAP
6 2 (0.76%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.38%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.38%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.82%) SEPA
2 7 (2.67%) COBIT
3 4 (1.53%) QA
4 2 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.53%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.15%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) FortiGate
1 1 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 24 (9.16%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.49%) Oracle
3 14 (5.34%) Cisco
4 11 (4.20%) VMware
5 10 (3.82%) IBM
6 5 (1.91%) Citrix
6 5 (1.91%) HP
6 5 (1.91%) NetApp
6 5 (1.91%) SAP
6 5 (1.91%) Teradata
7 4 (1.53%) Cognizant
8 3 (1.15%) AppSense
8 3 (1.15%) Symantec
8 3 (1.15%) Veeam
9 2 (0.76%) Apiary
9 2 (0.76%) Cognos
9 2 (0.76%) Fujitsu
9 2 (0.76%) Juniper
9 2 (0.76%) Netezza
9 2 (0.76%) Sitecore
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