The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 85 81 63
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 104 114 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.63% 2.74% 3.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 2.88% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 71 98 118
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 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £81,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3726 3952 3624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.38% 94.98% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3065 3428 3199
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 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Architect
North West

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 - 3 £45,000 - 1
Cheadle +1 2 - -
Rochdale -8 2 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Oldham +11 1 £65,000 +30.00%
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 63 (26.03%) Project Management
2 58 (23.97%) SQL Server
3 52 (21.49%) Business Intelligence
4 51 (21.07%) C#
5 49 (20.25%) SQL
6 47 (19.42%) Microsoft
7 46 (19.01%) Data Warehouse
7 46 (19.01%) Data Architecture
8 42 (17.36%) Finance
9 41 (16.94%) .NET
10 39 (16.12%) VMware
11 38 (15.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 35 (14.46%) Java
13 34 (14.05%) T-SQL
13 34 (14.05%) VMware Infrastructure
14 33 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 32 (13.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 28 (11.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 28 (11.57%) Data Transformation
17 26 (10.74%) Cisco
17 26 (10.74%) EMC
18 25 (10.33%) NetApp
19 23 (9.50%) Stakeholder Management
20 22 (9.09%) Hyper-V
20 22 (9.09%) Windows
21 21 (8.68%) ERP
21 21 (8.68%) Degree
22 19 (7.85%) Banking
22 19 (7.85%) MS Excel
22 19 (7.85%) Linux

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (4.96%) WebSphere
2 11 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.31%) CICS
3 8 (3.31%) Apache
3 8 (3.31%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.89%) SAS
5 6 (2.48%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.65%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.65%) Lync
7 2 (0.83%) Node.js
7 2 (0.83%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.83%) WebLogic Integration
7 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (0.83%) AquaLogic
7 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.83%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.83%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 2 (0.83%) ArchestrA
8 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (7.85%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.48%) SPSS
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.31%) SAP AFS
2 4 (1.65%) SAP SCM
2 4 (1.65%) SAP APO
2 4 (1.65%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.83%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.41%) SAP LE
4 1 (0.41%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.41%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (4.13%) Office 365
2 6 (2.48%) Amazon EMR
2 6 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.65%) IaaS
4 3 (1.24%) PaaS
5 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.72%) SAN
1 9 (3.72%) Internet
2 8 (3.31%) WAN
3 6 (2.48%) Firewall
3 6 (2.48%) IPsec
3 6 (2.48%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (2.07%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.07%) OSPF
5 4 (1.65%) VoIP
5 4 (1.65%) VPN
5 4 (1.65%) Wireless
5 4 (1.65%) MPLS
6 3 (1.24%) LAN
6 3 (1.24%) BGP
7 2 (0.83%) BGP-4
7 2 (0.83%) EIGRP
7 2 (0.83%) DNS
7 2 (0.83%) IPv4
7 2 (0.83%) IPv6
7 2 (0.83%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (23.97%) SQL Server
2 46 (19.01%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (15.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 32 (13.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (7.44%) Big Data
7 15 (6.20%) Relational Database
7 15 (6.20%) OLTP
7 15 (6.20%) RDBMS
8 11 (4.55%) NoSQL
9 10 (4.13%) DB2
10 9 (3.72%) Oracle Database
11 6 (2.48%) Sqoop
11 6 (2.48%) Triplestore
11 6 (2.48%) HBase
11 6 (2.48%) Data Mining
11 6 (2.48%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.48%) Apache Hive
11 6 (2.48%) MongoDB
11 6 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.83%) Ant
2 2 (0.83%) JUnit
2 2 (0.83%) Maven
2 2 (0.83%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.41%) LSMW
3 1 (0.41%) Subversion
General
1 42 (17.36%) Finance
2 19 (7.85%) Banking
3 11 (4.55%) Retail
4 6 (2.48%) Legal
4 6 (2.48%) Advertising
5 3 (1.24%) Local Government
6 2 (0.83%) Marketing
6 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.83%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.83%) Automotive
6 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.83%) Front Office
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.41%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.94%) .NET
2 28 (11.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 17 (7.02%) Middleware
4 14 (5.79%) HTML
5 13 (5.37%) J2EE
6 12 (4.96%) CSS
6 12 (4.96%) WPF
7 11 (4.55%) Web Services
8 10 (4.13%) ASP.NET
9 9 (3.72%) WCF
10 8 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (2.89%) HTML5
11 7 (2.89%) CSS3
12 6 (2.48%) MapReduce
12 6 (2.48%) .NET Framework
13 5 (2.07%) jQuery
14 4 (1.65%) WebSphere MQ
14 4 (1.65%) Ajax
15 3 (1.24%) XML
15 3 (1.24%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.37%) Management Information System
2 11 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 10 (4.13%) FlexPod
4 9 (3.72%) Open Source
5 8 (3.31%) Visualisation
6 6 (2.48%) Tandem
7 5 (2.07%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.65%) CLARiiON
8 4 (1.65%) Symmetrix
9 3 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.83%) PDA
10 2 (0.83%) Human Factors
10 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.83%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.83%) IVR
10 2 (0.83%) Social Media
11 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.41%) Clustering
11 1 (0.41%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.09%) Windows
2 19 (7.85%) Linux
3 8 (3.31%) UNIX
3 8 (3.31%) Solaris
3 8 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.83%) AIX
4 2 (0.83%) HPUX
4 2 (0.83%) OS/400
4 2 (0.83%) zOS
4 2 (0.83%) SUSE
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (26.03%) Project Management
2 52 (21.49%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (19.01%) Data Architecture
4 28 (11.57%) Data Transformation
5 23 (9.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (8.68%) ERP
7 19 (7.85%) Analytics
8 17 (7.02%) Data Management
9 16 (6.61%) Waterfall
10 14 (5.79%) Data Modelling
10 14 (5.79%) UML
10 14 (5.79%) MVC
11 13 (5.37%) Migration
11 13 (5.37%) SOA
11 13 (5.37%) BCP
12 12 (4.96%) Requirements Analysis
12 12 (4.96%) Business Development
13 11 (4.55%) TOGAF
13 11 (4.55%) ETL
13 11 (4.55%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 51 (21.07%) C#
2 49 (20.25%) SQL
3 35 (14.46%) Java
4 34 (14.05%) T-SQL
5 10 (4.13%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.13%) COBOL
6 7 (2.89%) Perl
6 7 (2.89%) PHP
6 7 (2.89%) Python
7 6 (2.48%) R
8 5 (2.07%) C
9 3 (1.24%) Scala
10 2 (0.83%) C++
11 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.41%) Ruby
11 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.41%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 21 (8.68%) Degree
2 9 (3.72%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.89%) CCNP
4 5 (2.07%) CCDP
4 5 (2.07%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.07%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.65%) NCIE
5 4 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.24%) VCP5
7 2 (0.83%) CISSP
7 2 (0.83%) CCIE
8 1 (0.41%) MCTS
8 1 (0.41%) MCITP
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.65%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.24%) SLA
3 2 (0.83%) QA
3 2 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (14.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 12 (4.96%) vSphere
4 6 (2.48%) XenDesktop
4 6 (2.48%) Apache Flume
5 5 (2.07%) XenApp
5 5 (2.07%) Active Directory
6 4 (1.65%) VMware Server
6 4 (1.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 3 (1.24%) vCloud
8 2 (0.83%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (3.31%) Tivoli
2 6 (2.48%) SCCM
2 6 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.65%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (19.42%) Microsoft
2 39 (16.12%) VMware
3 26 (10.74%) Cisco
3 26 (10.74%) EMC
4 25 (10.33%) NetApp
5 19 (7.85%) HP
6 16 (6.61%) IBM
6 16 (6.61%) Citrix
7 14 (5.79%) SAP
8 12 (4.96%) Oracle
9 10 (4.13%) BMC
10 9 (3.72%) Symantec
10 9 (3.72%) 3PAR
11 8 (3.31%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.07%) Hitachi
12 5 (2.07%) Juniper
13 4 (1.65%) Dell
13 4 (1.65%) F5
13 4 (1.65%) Veeam
14 2 (0.83%) Cyber-Ark
Manchester, Lancashire
Microsoft
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Car, Bonus, Corporate Benefits, Pens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Aximis West
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K base + 10K Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus + car + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + DOE, + Car+ Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car
Posted: 7 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £40,500 to £44,500 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago