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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 68 69 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 140 125 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.48% 3.29% 4.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.66% 3.49% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 113 114 115
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 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £81,750 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
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
3827 3582 3657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.20% 94.34% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3182 3121 3220
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 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 - 12 £50,750 - 2
Cheadle +10 10 £45,000 - 1
Rochdale - 6 £49,000 - 1
Oldham 0 2 £65,000 +30.00%
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 69 (27.06%) Finance
2 59 (23.14%) SQL Server
3 55 (21.57%) SQL
3 55 (21.57%) .NET
4 54 (21.18%) Business Intelligence
5 53 (20.78%) Project Management
6 52 (20.39%) Microsoft
7 50 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (19.61%) Mentoring
8 49 (19.22%) C#
9 41 (16.08%) Data Warehouse
10 40 (15.69%) Data Architecture
11 39 (15.29%) Java
12 32 (12.55%) ERP
13 31 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
14 29 (11.37%) T-SQL
14 29 (11.37%) Hyper-V
14 29 (11.37%) Analytics
15 28 (10.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 28 (10.98%) Windows
15 28 (10.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 28 (10.98%) Degree
16 27 (10.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 27 (10.59%) VMware
16 27 (10.59%) Cisco
17 26 (10.20%) Waterfall
18 25 (9.80%) MS Excel
18 25 (9.80%) Banking
19 24 (9.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 24 (9.41%) Big Data

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 13 (5.10%) CICS
2 10 (3.92%) WebSphere
3 9 (3.53%) Apache
4 7 (2.75%) WebLogic
4 7 (2.75%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.96%) SAS
5 5 (1.96%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.57%) Lync
6 4 (1.57%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.78%) WebLogic Integration
8 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (0.78%) AquaLogic
8 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.78%) IIS
8 2 (0.78%) Node.js
8 2 (0.78%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 2 (0.78%) ArchestrA
9 1 (0.39%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 25 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.96%) SPSS
3 1 (0.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.14%) SAP AFS
2 4 (1.57%) SAP APO
2 4 (1.57%) SAP PP
2 4 (1.57%) SAP SCM
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.78%) AquaLogic BPM
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.39%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.39%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.39%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (6.27%) Office 365
2 7 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.96%) IaaS
3 5 (1.96%) Amazon EMR
3 5 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.96%) PaaS
4 3 (1.18%) SaaS
5 2 (0.78%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.10%) Firewall
2 9 (3.53%) Wireless
3 8 (3.14%) SAN
4 7 (2.75%) Internet
5 6 (2.35%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.35%) WAN
6 5 (1.96%) LAN
6 5 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (1.57%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.18%) WAAS
8 3 (1.18%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.18%) MPLS
9 2 (0.78%) SNMP
9 2 (0.78%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.78%) IPsec
9 2 (0.78%) NAS
10 1 (0.39%) VPLS
10 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.39%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (23.14%) SQL Server
2 41 (16.08%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (10.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (10.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 27 (10.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (9.41%) Big Data
6 18 (7.06%) DB2
7 12 (4.71%) RDBMS
7 12 (4.71%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.14%) Oracle Database
8 8 (3.14%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.75%) OLTP
9 7 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.35%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.35%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.96%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.96%) MySQL
11 5 (1.96%) Data Mining
11 5 (1.96%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 11 (4.31%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.78%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (0.78%) Maven
3 2 (0.78%) Ant
3 2 (0.78%) JUnit
4 1 (0.39%) LSMW
4 1 (0.39%) Subversion
4 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
General
1 69 (27.06%) Finance
2 25 (9.80%) Banking
3 16 (6.27%) Retail
4 6 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.35%) Advertising
5 4 (1.57%) Legal
6 3 (1.18%) Local Government
7 2 (0.78%) Marketing
7 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.78%) Front Office
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (21.57%) .NET
2 24 (9.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 21 (8.24%) ASP.NET
4 19 (7.45%) Web Services
5 18 (7.06%) J2EE
6 16 (6.27%) HTML
6 16 (6.27%) Middleware
7 15 (5.88%) WPF
8 14 (5.49%) WCF
8 14 (5.49%) CSS
9 10 (3.92%) .NET Framework
10 9 (3.53%) HTML5
11 8 (3.14%) XML
12 7 (2.75%) WebSphere MQ
12 7 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (2.35%) CSS3
14 5 (1.96%) jQuery
15 4 (1.57%) XSLT
15 4 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web API
16 3 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.06%) Mainframe
2 14 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.71%) FlexPod
4 10 (3.92%) Open Source
5 7 (2.75%) Tandem
6 5 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.96%) User Experience
6 5 (1.96%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (1.18%) FMCG
8 3 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.78%) Social Media
9 2 (0.78%) Clustering
9 2 (0.78%) IVR
9 2 (0.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.78%) PDA
9 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.39%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.98%) Windows
2 15 (5.88%) Linux
3 6 (2.35%) Solaris
3 6 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.96%) AIX
4 5 (1.96%) HPUX
4 5 (1.96%) OS/400
4 5 (1.96%) zOS
4 5 (1.96%) SUSE
5 4 (1.57%) UNIX
6 2 (0.78%) Debian
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (21.18%) Business Intelligence
2 53 (20.78%) Project Management
3 50 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (19.61%) Mentoring
4 40 (15.69%) Data Architecture
5 32 (12.55%) ERP
6 31 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (11.37%) Analytics
8 26 (10.20%) Waterfall
9 24 (9.41%) Data Transformation
10 19 (7.45%) UML
11 18 (7.06%) TOGAF
12 16 (6.27%) ITIL
13 15 (5.88%) OO
13 15 (5.88%) OOD
13 15 (5.88%) MVC
13 15 (5.88%) Data Management
14 14 (5.49%) SOA
14 14 (5.49%) Data Modelling
15 13 (5.10%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 55 (21.57%) SQL
2 49 (19.22%) C#
3 39 (15.29%) Java
4 29 (11.37%) T-SQL
5 16 (6.27%) COBOL
6 12 (4.71%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.35%) Perl
7 6 (2.35%) PHP
7 6 (2.35%) Python
8 5 (1.96%) R
9 3 (1.18%) C
10 2 (0.78%) C++
10 2 (0.78%) Scala
11 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.39%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 28 (10.98%) Degree
2 12 (4.71%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.96%) CCDP
5 5 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.57%) NCIE
6 4 (1.57%) CCNP
7 3 (1.18%) VCP5
8 2 (0.78%) CISSP
8 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.78%) CCDA
9 1 (0.39%) RHCA
9 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.39%) CCNA
9 1 (0.39%) LPIC
9 1 (0.39%) MCTS
9 1 (0.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.35%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.18%) SLA
3 2 (0.78%) QA
4 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (11.37%) Hyper-V
2 23 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.31%) vSphere
4 5 (1.96%) XenDesktop
4 5 (1.96%) vCloud
4 5 (1.96%) Apache Flume
4 5 (1.96%) KVM
5 4 (1.57%) XenApp
5 4 (1.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.78%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (2.75%) SCCM
1 7 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.35%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.18%) SCOM
4 2 (0.78%) OpenNMS
4 2 (0.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (20.39%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.59%) Cisco
2 27 (10.59%) VMware
3 19 (7.45%) NetApp
4 18 (7.06%) SAP
5 15 (5.88%) Oracle
5 15 (5.88%) Juniper
5 15 (5.88%) EMC
6 13 (5.10%) HP
7 11 (4.31%) IBM
8 10 (3.92%) Citrix
8 10 (3.92%) F5
9 9 (3.53%) BMC
10 7 (2.75%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.75%) Symantec
11 5 (1.96%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.96%) Brocade
11 5 (1.96%) Veeam
11 5 (1.96%) 3PAR
11 5 (1.96%) CA
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £64000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £46000.00 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 27 days ago