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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 66 68 52
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 132 131 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.26% 3.34% 4.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.43% 3.53% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 98 117 126
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 £47,500 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £81,000 £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
3849 3710 3687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.92% 94.57% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3179 3240 3243
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 27 August 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 - 9 £50,000 - 1
Cheadle +7 7 £45,000 - 1
Rochdale - 6 £49,000 - 1
Oldham +4 2 £65,000 +30.00%
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 59 (23.23%) SQL Server
2 58 (22.83%) Finance
3 55 (21.65%) Project Management
4 54 (21.26%) Microsoft
4 54 (21.26%) SQL
5 53 (20.87%) Business Intelligence
6 51 (20.08%) .NET
7 47 (18.50%) C#
8 42 (16.54%) Data Architecture
9 41 (16.14%) Java
9 41 (16.14%) Data Warehouse
10 33 (12.99%) VMware
11 31 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 30 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 30 (11.81%) ERP
12 30 (11.81%) T-SQL
12 30 (11.81%) Hyper-V
13 28 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (11.02%) Windows
13 28 (11.02%) Degree
14 27 (10.63%) MS Excel
14 27 (10.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 26 (10.24%) Analytics
15 26 (10.24%) Cisco
15 26 (10.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 25 (9.84%) Waterfall
17 23 (9.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 23 (9.06%) Big Data
17 23 (9.06%) Data Transformation
17 23 (9.06%) Banking

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (4.72%) CICS
2 10 (3.94%) Apache
2 10 (3.94%) WebSphere
3 9 (3.54%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.36%) SAS
4 6 (2.36%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.36%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.57%) Lync
5 4 (1.57%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.79%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.79%) WebLogic Integration
7 2 (0.79%) IIS
7 2 (0.79%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (0.79%) AquaLogic
7 2 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.79%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 2 (0.79%) Node.js
7 2 (0.79%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.79%) ArchestrA
Applications
1 27 (10.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.36%) SPSS
3 1 (0.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.15%) SAP AFS
2 4 (1.57%) SAP SCM
2 4 (1.57%) SAP APO
2 4 (1.57%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.79%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.39%) SAP LE
4 1 (0.39%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.39%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (6.30%) Office 365
2 8 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.36%) IaaS
3 6 (2.36%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.36%) PaaS
4 3 (1.18%) SaaS
5 2 (0.79%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.33%) Firewall
2 8 (3.15%) SAN
2 8 (3.15%) Internet
3 7 (2.76%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.76%) Wireless
4 6 (2.36%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (1.57%) WAN
6 3 (1.18%) LAN
6 3 (1.18%) SNMP
6 3 (1.18%) IPsec
6 3 (1.18%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.79%) NAS
7 2 (0.79%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.79%) MPLS
7 2 (0.79%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.39%) IKE
8 1 (0.39%) Intranet
8 1 (0.39%) OSPF
8 1 (0.39%) BGP-4
8 1 (0.39%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (23.23%) SQL Server
2 41 (16.14%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (10.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 26 (10.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (9.06%) Big Data
7 16 (6.30%) DB2
8 13 (5.12%) RDBMS
8 13 (5.12%) Relational Database
9 10 (3.94%) NoSQL
10 9 (3.54%) OLTP
11 8 (3.15%) Oracle Database
12 6 (2.36%) HBase
12 6 (2.36%) Sqoop
12 6 (2.36%) Triplestore
12 6 (2.36%) Data Mining
12 6 (2.36%) Hadoop
12 6 (2.36%) Apache Hive
12 6 (2.36%) MongoDB
12 6 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (3.15%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.79%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (0.79%) Maven
3 2 (0.79%) Ant
3 2 (0.79%) JUnit
4 1 (0.39%) LSMW
4 1 (0.39%) Subversion
4 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
General
1 58 (22.83%) Finance
2 23 (9.06%) Banking
3 15 (5.91%) Retail
4 6 (2.36%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.36%) Advertising
5 5 (1.97%) Legal
6 4 (1.57%) Local Government
7 2 (0.79%) Marketing
7 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.79%) Front Office
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (20.08%) .NET
2 23 (9.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 21 (8.27%) Web Services
4 17 (6.69%) J2EE
5 16 (6.30%) ASP.NET
5 16 (6.30%) Middleware
6 15 (5.91%) WPF
7 14 (5.51%) HTML
8 12 (4.72%) CSS
8 12 (4.72%) WCF
9 8 (3.15%) .NET Framework
9 8 (3.15%) XML
10 7 (2.76%) HTML5
11 6 (2.36%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (2.36%) CSS3
12 5 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (1.97%) jQuery
13 4 (1.57%) XSLT
14 3 (1.18%) Ajax
15 2 (0.79%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.69%) Mainframe
2 12 (4.72%) FlexPod
3 11 (4.33%) Open Source
4 7 (2.76%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.76%) Tandem
5 5 (1.97%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.79%) IVR
8 2 (0.79%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (0.79%) PDA
8 2 (0.79%) CLARiiON
8 2 (0.79%) Symmetrix
8 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.79%) Social Media
9 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.39%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.39%) Clustering
9 1 (0.39%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.02%) Windows
2 16 (6.30%) Linux
3 6 (2.36%) Solaris
3 6 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.97%) UNIX
5 4 (1.57%) AIX
5 4 (1.57%) HPUX
5 4 (1.57%) OS/400
5 4 (1.57%) zOS
5 4 (1.57%) SUSE
6 2 (0.79%) Debian
6 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (21.65%) Project Management
2 53 (20.87%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (16.54%) Data Architecture
4 30 (11.81%) ERP
4 30 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (10.24%) Analytics
6 25 (9.84%) Waterfall
7 23 (9.06%) Data Transformation
8 18 (7.09%) UML
9 17 (6.69%) Data Management
10 15 (5.91%) SOA
10 15 (5.91%) Migration
11 14 (5.51%) Data Modelling
11 14 (5.51%) OOD
11 14 (5.51%) TOGAF
12 13 (5.12%) Requirements Analysis
12 13 (5.12%) Technical Architecture
12 13 (5.12%) MVC
13 12 (4.72%) OO
13 12 (4.72%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 54 (21.26%) SQL
2 47 (18.50%) C#
3 41 (16.14%) Java
4 30 (11.81%) T-SQL
5 15 (5.91%) COBOL
6 11 (4.33%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.76%) Perl
7 7 (2.76%) PHP
7 7 (2.76%) Python
8 6 (2.36%) R
9 4 (1.57%) C
10 2 (0.79%) C++
10 2 (0.79%) Scala
11 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.39%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 28 (11.02%) Degree
2 10 (3.94%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.15%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.97%) CCDP
6 4 (1.57%) CCNP
6 4 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.57%) NCIE
7 3 (1.18%) VCP5
8 2 (0.79%) CISSP
8 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.39%) CCIE
9 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.39%) CCDA
9 1 (0.39%) MCTS
9 1 (0.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.97%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.18%) SLA
3 2 (0.79%) QA
3 2 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (11.81%) Hyper-V
2 28 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.72%) vSphere
4 6 (2.36%) XenDesktop
4 6 (2.36%) Apache Flume
5 5 (1.97%) vCloud
5 5 (1.97%) XenApp
5 5 (1.97%) Active Directory
6 4 (1.57%) KVM
7 2 (0.79%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.79%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (3.15%) SCCM
1 8 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.36%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.18%) SCOM
4 2 (0.79%) OpenNMS
4 2 (0.79%) Puppet
4 2 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 54 (21.26%) Microsoft
2 33 (12.99%) VMware
3 26 (10.24%) Cisco
4 23 (9.06%) NetApp
5 20 (7.87%) EMC
6 17 (6.69%) HP
7 16 (6.30%) SAP
8 14 (5.51%) Citrix
9 13 (5.12%) IBM
9 13 (5.12%) Oracle
10 11 (4.33%) Juniper
11 10 (3.94%) BMC
12 7 (2.76%) Symantec
12 7 (2.76%) 3PAR
12 7 (2.76%) F5
13 6 (2.36%) Veeam
13 6 (2.36%) Red Hat
14 5 (1.97%) Hitachi
15 4 (1.57%) CheckPoint
15 4 (1.57%) CA
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £72000 per annum + Package, Car, Pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £47,000 to £57,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Salary: £68000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago