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 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 62 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 162 143 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.88% 3.83% 5.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 4.07% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 137 128 132
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
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
3978 3516 3652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.26% 94.19% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3373 3032 3241
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £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%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +10 15 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Cheadle - 9 £45,000 -
Rochdale - 8 £52,000 -
Oldham - 5 £65,000 -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 87 (33.46%) Finance
2 63 (24.23%) .NET
2 63 (24.23%) Mentoring
3 58 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (21.54%) SQL Server
5 52 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 49 (18.85%) SQL
7 48 (18.46%) C#
8 46 (17.69%) Project Management
9 43 (16.54%) Java
9 43 (16.54%) Business Intelligence
10 40 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 36 (13.85%) Windows
12 33 (12.69%) ERP
12 33 (12.69%) Waterfall
13 31 (11.92%) Banking
14 29 (11.15%) Analytics
15 28 (10.77%) ASP.NET
15 28 (10.77%) Cisco
16 27 (10.38%) Mainframe
16 27 (10.38%) T-SQL
16 27 (10.38%) Hyper-V
17 25 (9.62%) DB2
17 25 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
17 25 (9.62%) Big Data
18 24 (9.23%) Data Architecture
18 24 (9.23%) TOGAF
18 24 (9.23%) VMware
19 23 (8.85%) MVC
19 23 (8.85%) Degree

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 17 (6.54%) CICS
2 12 (4.62%) WebSphere
3 10 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 9 (3.46%) Apache
5 5 (1.92%) SAS
5 5 (1.92%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.15%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.15%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.15%) Lync
6 3 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.77%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.77%) WebLogic Integration
7 2 (0.77%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (0.77%) AquaLogic
7 2 (0.77%) Node.js
7 2 (0.77%) ArchestrA
7 2 (0.77%) nginx
7 2 (0.77%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 2 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (8.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.92%) SPSS
3 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.08%) SAP AFS
2 6 (2.31%) SAP PP
3 4 (1.54%) SAP APO
3 4 (1.54%) SAP SCM
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.77%) AquaLogic BPM
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.77%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.38%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.38%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.38%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (6.15%) Office 365
2 11 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.92%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (1.54%) PaaS
6 3 (1.15%) IaaS
6 3 (1.15%) SaaS
7 2 (0.77%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.15%) Internet
2 15 (5.77%) Firewall
3 14 (5.38%) SAN
4 11 (4.23%) Wireless
5 10 (3.85%) TCP/IP
6 8 (3.08%) iSCSI
7 7 (2.69%) WAN
8 6 (2.31%) LAN
8 6 (2.31%) SNMP
8 6 (2.31%) IPsec
8 6 (2.31%) NAS
9 4 (1.54%) WAAS
10 2 (0.77%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.77%) MPLS
10 2 (0.77%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.38%) Broadband
11 1 (0.38%) VPN
11 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.38%) VPLS
11 1 (0.38%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.62%) DB2
2 25 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (9.62%) Big Data
3 19 (7.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (7.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (6.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (5.77%) RDBMS
5 15 (5.77%) Relational Database
6 14 (5.38%) Oracle Database
7 11 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (3.08%) Oracle Exadata
9 7 (2.69%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.69%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.69%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.92%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.92%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (1.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (4.62%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.15%) Ant
4 2 (0.77%) JUnit
4 2 (0.77%) Rational Rose
4 2 (0.77%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (0.77%) Maven
5 1 (0.38%) JIRA
5 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.38%) LSMW
General
1 87 (33.46%) Finance
2 31 (11.92%) Banking
3 20 (7.69%) Retail
4 7 (2.69%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.54%) Law
6 3 (1.15%) Legal
7 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.77%) Advertising
7 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.77%) Local Government
8 1 (0.38%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (24.23%) .NET
2 28 (10.77%) ASP.NET
3 22 (8.46%) Web Services
3 22 (8.46%) Middleware
3 22 (8.46%) WCF
4 21 (8.08%) J2EE
5 18 (6.92%) WPF
6 15 (5.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 15 (5.77%) HTML
6 15 (5.77%) .NET Framework
7 14 (5.38%) CSS
8 13 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (5.00%) HTML5
9 10 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
10 9 (3.46%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 8 (3.08%) XML
11 8 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (1.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.38%) Mainframe
2 15 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.62%) FlexPod
3 12 (4.62%) Tandem
4 10 (3.85%) Open Source
5 8 (3.08%) Inversion of Control
5 8 (3.08%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (1.92%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.54%) FMCG
8 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.15%) User Experience
9 2 (0.77%) Clustering
9 2 (0.77%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.77%) PDA
10 1 (0.38%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 36 (13.85%) Windows
2 17 (6.54%) Linux
3 8 (3.08%) OS/400
3 8 (3.08%) zOS
3 8 (3.08%) SUSE
3 8 (3.08%) AIX
3 8 (3.08%) HPUX
3 8 (3.08%) Solaris
3 8 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (2.69%) UNIX
5 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.77%) Debian
6 1 (0.38%) Android
6 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (24.23%) Mentoring
2 58 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (17.69%) Project Management
4 43 (16.54%) Business Intelligence
5 40 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (12.69%) ERP
6 33 (12.69%) Waterfall
7 29 (11.15%) Analytics
8 24 (9.23%) Data Architecture
8 24 (9.23%) TOGAF
9 23 (8.85%) ITIL
9 23 (8.85%) MVC
10 22 (8.46%) UML
10 22 (8.46%) Risk Analysis
11 17 (6.54%) OO
12 16 (6.15%) Software Engineering
12 16 (6.15%) Coaching
13 15 (5.77%) Data Transformation
13 15 (5.77%) OOD
14 14 (5.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.85%) SQL
2 48 (18.46%) C#
3 43 (16.54%) Java
4 27 (10.38%) T-SQL
5 20 (7.69%) COBOL
6 14 (5.38%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.31%) PHP
8 5 (1.92%) Python
8 5 (1.92%) R
8 5 (1.92%) Perl
9 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.38%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 23 (8.85%) Degree
2 20 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.77%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.92%) CCDP
6 4 (1.54%) CCNP
6 4 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.77%) LPIC
8 2 (0.77%) RHCA
8 2 (0.77%) CCNA
8 2 (0.77%) CCDA
8 2 (0.77%) CISSP
9 1 (0.38%) NCIE
9 1 (0.38%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.15%) SLA
1 3 (1.15%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 27 (10.38%) Hyper-V
2 16 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.46%) vSphere
4 8 (3.08%) KVM
5 7 (2.69%) vCloud
6 6 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.31%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.92%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.77%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (3.08%) Tivoli
2 7 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.31%) SCOM
3 6 (2.31%) OpenNMS
4 3 (1.15%) SCCM
5 2 (0.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.77%) Cisco
3 24 (9.23%) VMware
4 22 (8.46%) Oracle
5 21 (8.08%) SAP
6 20 (7.69%) Juniper
7 18 (6.92%) IBM
8 14 (5.38%) NetApp
9 12 (4.62%) F5
10 11 (4.23%) HP
11 10 (3.85%) Red Hat
12 9 (3.46%) EMC
13 8 (3.08%) Brocade
13 8 (3.08%) CheckPoint
13 8 (3.08%) Symantec
13 8 (3.08%) BMC
13 8 (3.08%) CA
14 6 (2.31%) Dell
14 6 (2.31%) Veeam
14 6 (2.31%) Acronis
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + 20% bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £68,000 per annum + £6,600 car allowance + benefits +
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago