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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 52 85 97
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 152 115 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.63% 3.01% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.86% 3.18% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 92 79 82
Average salary £61,750 £55,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.27% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £84,500
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
3129 3620 3931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.28% 94.86% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2554 2983 3414
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Bolton +15 6 £54,500 -
Altrincham -2 3 £50,000 -
Oldham +5 2 £45,000 -
Rochdale - 2 £54,000 -
Stockport +3 1 £64,500 - 1
Salford +2 1 £65,000 +54.76%
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 75 (30.24%) Oracle
2 74 (29.84%) Windows
3 68 (27.42%) VMware
4 60 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (23.79%) Microsoft
6 53 (21.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 52 (20.97%) SQL Server
8 50 (20.16%) Web Services
8 50 (20.16%) Middleware
9 45 (18.15%) Citrix
10 44 (17.74%) SOA
11 41 (16.53%) Cisco
11 41 (16.53%) SQL
11 41 (16.53%) .NET
11 41 (16.53%) Oracle Database
12 39 (15.73%) WebLogic
13 38 (15.32%) Java
14 37 (14.92%) IBM
15 35 (14.11%) Linux
16 34 (13.71%) NetApp
16 34 (13.71%) Business Continuity
16 34 (13.71%) Mentoring
17 33 (13.31%) Red Hat
18 30 (12.10%) HP
18 30 (12.10%) C#
18 30 (12.10%) Symantec
18 30 (12.10%) FlexPod
19 29 (11.69%) Hyper-V
20 28 (11.29%) Finance
20 28 (11.29%) XenDesktop

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 39 (15.73%) WebLogic
2 26 (10.48%) WebSphere
3 16 (6.45%) Oracle Service Bus
3 16 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 14 (5.65%) SharePoint
4 14 (5.65%) CMS
5 11 (4.44%) MS Exchange
6 9 (3.63%) Tomcat
7 8 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.61%) SAS
10 3 (1.21%) nginx
10 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.21%) Apache
10 3 (1.21%) IIS
11 2 (0.81%) JBoss
11 2 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.81%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (3.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.61%) MS Office
3 3 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (9.68%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (2.82%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.81%) Tridion
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.40%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.66%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.65%) SaaS
3 9 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.21%) PaaS
4 3 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.21%) IaaS
5 2 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.81%) Office 365
5 2 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.81%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.48%) SAN
2 14 (5.65%) Firewall
3 11 (4.44%) WAN
4 9 (3.63%) LAN
5 8 (3.23%) Wireless
5 8 (3.23%) Internet
6 7 (2.82%) MPLS
6 7 (2.82%) BGP
7 6 (2.42%) DNS
7 6 (2.42%) Network Security
8 5 (2.02%) VLAN
9 4 (1.61%) DHCP
10 3 (1.21%) NAS
10 3 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.21%) WLAN
11 2 (0.81%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.81%) VPN
11 2 (0.81%) DMZ
12 1 (0.40%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 41 (16.53%) Oracle Database
3 27 (10.89%) Relational Database
3 27 (10.89%) RDBMS
4 22 (8.87%) DB2
4 22 (8.87%) Oracle Exadata
5 12 (4.84%) Big Data
6 10 (4.03%) Hadoop
7 9 (3.63%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.82%) Apache Hive
8 7 (2.82%) MySQL
9 6 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.02%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (1.61%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (6.45%) SoapUI
2 14 (5.65%) Jenkins
2 14 (5.65%) Hudson
3 8 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.21%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.40%) Maven
5 1 (0.40%) PowerBuilder
General
1 28 (11.29%) Finance
2 17 (6.85%) Marketing
3 11 (4.44%) Retail
4 9 (3.63%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.63%) Publishing
5 7 (2.82%) Banking
6 5 (2.02%) Local Government
7 4 (1.61%) Billing
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (20.16%) Web Services
1 50 (20.16%) Middleware
2 41 (16.53%) .NET
3 26 (10.48%) WebSphere MQ
4 22 (8.87%) Oracle Fusion
4 22 (8.87%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 21 (8.47%) XML
5 21 (8.47%) SOAP
6 20 (8.06%) J2EE
7 18 (7.26%) ASP.NET
8 17 (6.85%) XSLT
9 16 (6.45%) XSD
9 16 (6.45%) WSDL
10 15 (6.05%) JMS
11 8 (3.23%) Oracle ADF
11 8 (3.23%) WebCenter
12 7 (2.82%) Spring
13 6 (2.42%) WCF
14 5 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (2.02%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.10%) FlexPod
2 19 (7.66%) Open Source
3 15 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.65%) Clustering
5 9 (3.63%) Data Integration
6 6 (2.42%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.02%) NHS
7 5 (2.02%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.61%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.61%) IVR
8 4 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.61%) Health Informatics
8 4 (1.61%) Social Media
8 4 (1.61%) Informatics
8 4 (1.61%) Life Science
9 3 (1.21%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.21%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 74 (29.84%) Windows
2 35 (14.11%) Linux
3 27 (10.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (9.27%) Windows 7
4 23 (9.27%) AIX
4 23 (9.27%) Solaris
5 22 (8.87%) HPUX
5 22 (8.87%) zOS
5 22 (8.87%) OS/400
5 22 (8.87%) SUSE
6 21 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (4.44%) UNIX
10 4 (1.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (17.74%) SOA
3 34 (13.71%) Business Continuity
3 34 (13.71%) Mentoring
4 25 (10.08%) Data Architecture
4 25 (10.08%) Coaching
5 24 (9.68%) Migration
6 22 (8.87%) Infrastructure Management
7 20 (8.06%) Data Management
8 17 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (6.45%) TOGAF
10 14 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (5.65%) Project Management
11 12 (4.84%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (4.03%) OO
12 10 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (4.03%) Content Management
12 10 (4.03%) Business Analysis
12 10 (4.03%) Enterprise Architecture
13 9 (3.63%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 41 (16.53%) SQL
2 38 (15.32%) Java
3 30 (12.10%) C#
4 20 (8.06%) PL/SQL
5 13 (5.24%) C++
6 12 (4.84%) C
7 10 (4.03%) JavaScript
7 10 (4.03%) Ruby
8 9 (3.63%) Python
9 3 (1.21%) VBA
10 2 (0.81%) PHP
11 1 (0.40%) R
11 1 (0.40%) JCL
11 1 (0.40%) REXX
11 1 (0.40%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.40%) Perl
11 1 (0.40%) COBOL
11 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (11.29%) Degree
2 19 (7.66%) CCA
2 19 (7.66%) Citrix Certification
2 19 (7.66%) Security Cleared
3 18 (7.26%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.26%) CCEE
4 16 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (5.65%) CCIA
6 12 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (4.44%) CCNP
8 8 (3.23%) CCNA
9 7 (2.82%) MCSE
10 6 (2.42%) JNCIS
10 6 (2.42%) MCTS
10 6 (2.42%) NCDA
11 5 (2.02%) VCAP
11 5 (2.02%) MCITP
11 5 (2.02%) CISSP
11 5 (2.02%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.02%) QA
1 5 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (21.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (11.69%) Hyper-V
3 28 (11.29%) XenDesktop
4 27 (10.89%) XenApp
5 24 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
6 22 (8.87%) KVM
7 18 (7.26%) Active Directory
8 14 (5.65%) XenServer
9 3 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.81%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.81%) vCloud
11 1 (0.40%) vSphere
11 1 (0.40%) GPFS
11 1 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 22 (8.87%) Tivoli
2 8 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.23%) Puppet
3 2 (0.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 75 (30.24%) Oracle
2 68 (27.42%) VMware
3 59 (23.79%) Microsoft
4 45 (18.15%) Citrix
5 41 (16.53%) Cisco
6 37 (14.92%) IBM
7 34 (13.71%) NetApp
8 33 (13.31%) Red Hat
9 30 (12.10%) HP
9 30 (12.10%) Symantec
10 27 (10.89%) Juniper
11 26 (10.48%) EMC
12 25 (10.08%) CheckPoint
12 25 (10.08%) AppSense
13 22 (8.87%) BMC
13 22 (8.87%) CA
13 22 (8.87%) Brocade
14 8 (3.23%) Stellent
14 8 (3.23%) Veeam
15 5 (2.02%) F5
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Structured Project Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Salary: £450 - £525 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ASG International
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £650 - £680 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Orion Enterprise Software Services
Salary: £0 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Salary: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus flexible benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + car + pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Development Opportunities
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Exclusive Company Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago