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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 74 90 92
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 111 112 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.40% 2.78% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 2.89% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 87 84 76
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,800 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
3141 3879 3619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.20% 96.42% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2598 3327 3156
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(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 +1 10 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Oldham -1 5 £62,500 -3.84%
Cheadle - 4 £50,000 -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 70 (27.45%) .NET
2 65 (25.49%) TOGAF
3 62 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (23.14%) Java
5 53 (20.78%) Degree
6 44 (17.25%) Microsoft
7 42 (16.47%) C#
8 36 (14.12%) SQL Server
8 36 (14.12%) Windows
8 36 (14.12%) Enterprise Architecture
8 36 (14.12%) Presales
9 35 (13.73%) IBM
10 33 (12.94%) Finance
11 32 (12.55%) Data Centre
12 29 (11.37%) Requirements Analysis
12 29 (11.37%) CSS
13 28 (10.98%) MS Office
13 28 (10.98%) ASP.NET
13 28 (10.98%) HTML
13 28 (10.98%) Cisco
14 27 (10.59%) JavaScript
14 27 (10.59%) SQL
14 27 (10.59%) Mentoring
15 26 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (10.20%) VMware
16 25 (9.80%) Web Services
16 25 (9.80%) Oracle
16 25 (9.80%) HP
16 25 (9.80%) Management Information System
16 25 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (6.67%) CMS
2 15 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 15 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 10 (3.92%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (3.53%) Alfresco
4 9 (3.53%) Liferay
4 9 (3.53%) Umbraco
5 7 (2.75%) JBoss
6 6 (2.35%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.35%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.57%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.57%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.18%) Node.js
9 2 (0.78%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.39%) IIS
10 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (10.98%) MS Office
2 8 (3.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.02%) SaaS
2 15 (5.88%) IBM PureFlex
3 9 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.53%) IaaS
4 5 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.88%) SAN
2 11 (4.31%) WAN
3 10 (3.92%) LAN
4 9 (3.53%) Firewall
5 7 (2.75%) DNS
6 6 (2.35%) Internet
6 6 (2.35%) iSCSI
6 6 (2.35%) Software-Defined Networking
6 6 (2.35%) SSL
6 6 (2.35%) VPN
6 6 (2.35%) Wireless
6 6 (2.35%) Wireless Security
7 3 (1.18%) Network Security
7 3 (1.18%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.39%) BGP
8 1 (0.39%) MPLS
8 1 (0.39%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.39%) Skype
8 1 (0.39%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.02%) Big Data
2 23 (9.02%) Relational Database
3 22 (8.63%) NoSQL
4 16 (6.27%) RDBMS
5 15 (5.88%) DB2
5 15 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 15 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
6 12 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.53%) Hadoop
8 8 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (2.75%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.96%) HBase
10 5 (1.96%) Lumira
10 5 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (1.96%) Power BI
10 5 (1.96%) PowerPivot
10 5 (1.96%) SAP HANA
10 5 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.57%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.57%) Selenium
3 4 (1.57%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.39%) ERwin
5 1 (0.39%) JIRA
General
1 33 (12.94%) Finance
2 20 (7.84%) Retail
3 17 (6.67%) Games
4 13 (5.10%) Banking
5 12 (4.71%) Marketing
6 4 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (27.45%) .NET
2 29 (11.37%) CSS
3 28 (10.98%) ASP.NET
3 28 (10.98%) HTML
4 25 (9.80%) Web Services
5 21 (8.24%) XML
6 19 (7.45%) J2EE
7 17 (6.67%) Middleware
8 15 (5.88%) IBM Integration Bus
8 15 (5.88%) jQuery
8 15 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
9 13 (5.10%) WPF
10 12 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (4.71%) HTML5
10 12 (4.71%) XSLT
11 8 (3.14%) CSS3
12 7 (2.75%) EJB
12 7 (2.75%) JSP
12 7 (2.75%) Servlets
12 7 (2.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.55%) Data Centre
2 25 (9.80%) Management Information System
3 22 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (7.45%) FlexPod
5 15 (5.88%) VCE vBlock
6 10 (3.92%) Data Integration
6 10 (3.92%) Visualisation
7 8 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.75%) Online Games
9 6 (2.35%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.96%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.57%) Informatics
12 2 (0.78%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.78%) W3C
13 1 (0.39%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.39%) Statistics
13 1 (0.39%) Thin Client
13 1 (0.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.12%) Windows
2 22 (8.63%) Linux
3 17 (6.67%) AIX
4 15 (5.88%) HPUX
4 15 (5.88%) OS/400
4 15 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (5.88%) Solaris
4 15 (5.88%) SUSE
4 15 (5.88%) zOS
5 8 (3.14%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.39%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (25.49%) TOGAF
2 62 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (14.12%) Enterprise Architecture
3 36 (14.12%) Presales
4 29 (11.37%) Requirements Analysis
5 27 (10.59%) Mentoring
6 26 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (9.02%) SOA
8 22 (8.63%) E-Commerce
8 22 (8.63%) MVC
9 21 (8.24%) TDD
10 18 (7.06%) Business Continuity
10 18 (7.06%) Coaching
11 16 (6.27%) Converged Infrastructure
11 16 (6.27%) SDLC
11 16 (6.27%) Security Architecture
11 16 (6.27%) Technical Architecture
12 15 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
12 15 (5.88%) OOD
13 14 (5.49%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 59 (23.14%) Java
2 42 (16.47%) C#
3 27 (10.59%) JavaScript
3 27 (10.59%) SQL
4 15 (5.88%) Python
4 15 (5.88%) Ruby
5 12 (4.71%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.75%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.35%) Perl
8 3 (1.18%) C
8 3 (1.18%) R
9 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.39%) C++
10 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 53 (20.78%) Degree
2 9 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.75%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.35%) HP ASE
4 6 (2.35%) HPE ATP
4 6 (2.35%) MCSE
5 5 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.57%) MBA
7 3 (1.18%) CISM
7 3 (1.18%) CISSP
7 3 (1.18%) MCTS
7 3 (1.18%) NCDA
8 2 (0.78%) ISEB
9 1 (0.39%) CCA
9 1 (0.39%) CCDA
9 1 (0.39%) CCNP
9 1 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.14%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) COBIT
3 1 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.39%) PA-DSS
3 1 (0.39%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) RMADS
3 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (9.02%) Hyper-V
3 15 (5.88%) KVM
4 10 (3.92%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.57%) HDFS
6 1 (0.39%) vSphere
6 1 (0.39%) XenApp
6 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 8 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.35%) Puppet
4 4 (1.57%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (1.57%) Oozie
5 2 (0.78%) StatsD
6 1 (0.39%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 44 (17.25%) Microsoft
2 35 (13.73%) IBM
3 28 (10.98%) Cisco
4 26 (10.20%) VMware
5 25 (9.80%) HP
5 25 (9.80%) Oracle
6 21 (8.24%) CheckPoint
6 21 (8.24%) NetApp
7 18 (7.06%) Symantec
8 16 (6.27%) Juniper
9 15 (5.88%) BMC
9 15 (5.88%) Brocade
9 15 (5.88%) CA
9 15 (5.88%) EMC
9 15 (5.88%) Red Hat
10 10 (3.92%) EPiServer
10 10 (3.92%) Sitecore
11 9 (3.53%) Citrix
12 8 (3.14%) SAP
13 6 (2.35%) Huawei
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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