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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 96 92 75
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 95 98 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.42% 2.63% 3.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 2.79% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 66 76 114
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
3741 3514 3884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.36% 94.41% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3149 3002 3362
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Oldham - 5 £50,000 - 3
Bolton -5 4 £50,750 -3.33% 1
Stockport -2 3 £62,500 +38.88%
Salford - 2 £70,000 -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 79 (30.98%) Finance
2 67 (26.27%) SQL Server
3 63 (24.71%) Microsoft
4 54 (21.18%) Windows
4 54 (21.18%) Mentoring
5 53 (20.78%) .NET
6 51 (20.00%) Oracle
7 50 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (19.22%) VMware
9 46 (18.04%) SQL
9 46 (18.04%) C#
10 45 (17.65%) Cisco
11 44 (17.25%) TOGAF
12 39 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 36 (14.12%) Middleware
14 35 (13.73%) ASP.NET
14 35 (13.73%) Linux
15 33 (12.94%) IBM
15 33 (12.94%) Juniper
16 32 (12.55%) NetApp
17 31 (12.16%) Web Services
17 31 (12.16%) Business Continuity
18 30 (11.76%) FlexPod
19 29 (11.37%) Java
19 29 (11.37%) HP
20 28 (10.98%) Symantec
20 28 (10.98%) Project Management
20 28 (10.98%) Oracle Database
20 28 (10.98%) Hyper-V
21 27 (10.59%) Red Hat

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 21 (8.24%) WebLogic
1 21 (8.24%) WebSphere
2 14 (5.49%) SharePoint
3 13 (5.10%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (2.75%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.75%) nginx
5 6 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.35%) CICS
5 6 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.57%) Apache
6 4 (1.57%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.18%) SAS
8 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.78%) Node.js
8 2 (0.78%) ArchestrA
8 2 (0.78%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.78%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.39%) Lync
9 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 8 (3.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.18%) MS Office
4 1 (0.39%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (2.35%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.78%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.78%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.39%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.75%) SaaS
4 4 (1.57%) PaaS
5 3 (1.18%) IaaS
6 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.20%) SAN
2 18 (7.06%) Internet
3 12 (4.71%) Wireless
4 11 (4.31%) Firewall
5 10 (3.92%) LAN
5 10 (3.92%) WAN
6 6 (2.35%) Network Security
6 6 (2.35%) iSCSI
7 5 (1.96%) NAS
8 4 (1.57%) IPsec
8 4 (1.57%) VLAN
8 4 (1.57%) SNMP
8 4 (1.57%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.18%) DHCP
9 3 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.18%) WAAS
9 3 (1.18%) DNS
10 2 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.78%) VPN
11 1 (0.39%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (26.27%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.98%) Oracle Database
3 27 (10.59%) DB2
4 25 (9.80%) RDBMS
4 25 (9.80%) Relational Database
5 21 (8.24%) Oracle Exadata
6 14 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (4.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (3.92%) MySQL
8 10 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (3.14%) Big Data
10 8 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (3.14%) NoSQL
11 7 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (2.35%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
14 3 (1.18%) MongoDB
14 3 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.78%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.39%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (0.39%) JIRA
3 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.39%) Ant
General
1 79 (30.98%) Finance
2 23 (9.02%) Banking
3 21 (8.24%) Retail
4 7 (2.75%) Local Government
4 7 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.35%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.57%) Billing
7 3 (1.18%) Law
7 3 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.78%) Publishing
9 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (20.78%) .NET
2 36 (14.12%) Middleware
3 35 (13.73%) ASP.NET
4 31 (12.16%) Web Services
5 21 (8.24%) WebSphere MQ
6 18 (7.06%) HTML
6 18 (7.06%) WCF
7 17 (6.67%) CSS
8 14 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (5.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (4.71%) HTML5
10 12 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 12 (4.71%) .NET Framework
11 11 (4.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (4.31%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (3.14%) XML
12 8 (3.14%) J2EE
13 7 (2.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 5 (1.96%) Kafka
15 3 (1.18%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.76%) FlexPod
2 21 (8.24%) Mainframe
3 12 (4.71%) Tandem
3 12 (4.71%) IBM Mainframe
4 11 (4.31%) Inversion of Control
5 8 (3.14%) Data Integration
6 6 (2.35%) Clustering
6 6 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.96%) User Experience
8 4 (1.57%) Life Science
8 4 (1.57%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.18%) Open Source
9 3 (1.18%) FMCG
10 2 (0.78%) Health Informatics
10 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.78%) Informatics
10 2 (0.78%) NHS
11 1 (0.39%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.39%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 54 (21.18%) Windows
2 35 (13.73%) Linux
3 25 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (8.63%) AIX
4 22 (8.63%) Solaris
5 21 (8.24%) HPUX
5 21 (8.24%) OS/400
5 21 (8.24%) zOS
5 21 (8.24%) SUSE
6 20 (7.84%) UNIX
7 9 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.75%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.18%) CentOS
11 1 (0.39%) Android
11 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (21.18%) Mentoring
2 50 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (17.25%) TOGAF
4 31 (12.16%) Business Continuity
5 28 (10.98%) Project Management
6 27 (10.59%) Migration
7 26 (10.20%) ITIL
8 24 (9.41%) Coaching
9 23 (9.02%) SOA
10 22 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (8.63%) Data Architecture
11 21 (8.24%) Infrastructure Management
12 20 (7.84%) MVC
13 18 (7.06%) Risk Analysis
14 17 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
15 16 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (6.27%) ERP
16 15 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
16 15 (5.88%) Analytics
17 14 (5.49%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (18.04%) C#
1 46 (18.04%) SQL
2 29 (11.37%) Java
3 21 (8.24%) T-SQL
4 20 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.31%) C
5 11 (4.31%) Ruby
6 10 (3.92%) Python
6 10 (3.92%) C++
7 6 (2.35%) COBOL
8 4 (1.57%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.18%) VBA
10 2 (0.78%) PHP
11 1 (0.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (9.41%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.06%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (3.92%) Degree
5 9 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (3.53%) CCA
5 9 (3.53%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (3.14%) CCEE
6 8 (3.14%) CCIA
7 7 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.35%) MCTS
8 6 (2.35%) NCDA
9 5 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.57%) VCAP
10 4 (1.57%) CCDP
10 4 (1.57%) CCNP
11 3 (1.18%) CCNA
11 3 (1.18%) CCIE
11 3 (1.18%) MCSE
11 3 (1.18%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.57%) QA
2 3 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 39 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (10.98%) Hyper-V
3 21 (8.24%) KVM
4 8 (3.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (3.14%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.14%) XenDesktop
5 7 (2.75%) XenApp
6 6 (2.35%) vSphere
7 5 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.96%) vCloud
8 4 (1.57%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (8.24%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.57%) SCOM
2 4 (1.57%) OpenNMS
3 3 (1.18%) Puppet
3 3 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 63 (24.71%) Microsoft
2 51 (20.00%) Oracle
3 49 (19.22%) VMware
4 45 (17.65%) Cisco
5 33 (12.94%) IBM
5 33 (12.94%) Juniper
6 32 (12.55%) NetApp
7 29 (11.37%) HP
8 28 (10.98%) Symantec
9 27 (10.59%) Red Hat
10 23 (9.02%) Citrix
11 21 (8.24%) EMC
11 21 (8.24%) CheckPoint
11 21 (8.24%) BMC
11 21 (8.24%) CA
11 21 (8.24%) Brocade
12 12 (4.71%) F5
13 11 (4.31%) Veeam
14 9 (3.53%) SAP
15 7 (2.75%) AppSense
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