The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 172 165 160
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 11 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.46% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.49% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 12
Average salary £57,000 £70,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £61,402 £68,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-10.68% +14.58%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3788 3895 3650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.44% 94.95% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3134 3373 3232
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 £54,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Architect
North West

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Architect in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the Manchester region.

Senior Architect Salary Trend in Manchester

Senior Architect
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Senior Architect Salary Histogram in Manchester

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title.

1 9 (36.00%) Degree
2 8 (32.00%) SAP AFS
2 8 (32.00%) Middleware
2 8 (32.00%) ERP
2 8 (32.00%) SAP
2 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (32.00%) Logistics
3 7 (28.00%) Finance
4 5 (20.00%) Cisco
5 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 4 (16.00%) Information Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (12.00%) BDD
6 3 (12.00%) F5
6 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (12.00%) Java
6 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (12.00%) OOD
6 3 (12.00%) Juniper
6 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.00%) B2B
6 3 (12.00%) Firewall
6 3 (12.00%) Wireless
6 3 (12.00%) TDD
6 3 (12.00%) Banking
6 3 (12.00%) Network Design
7 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 8 (32.00%) SAP AFS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
1 3 (12.00%) Wireless
2 1 (4.00%) NAS
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) J2EE
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
1 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.00%) FlexPod
3 1 (4.00%) ASIC
3 1 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ERP
1 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 8 (32.00%) Logistics
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Information Architecture
3 3 (12.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (12.00%) BDD
3 3 (12.00%) OOD
3 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.00%) B2B
3 3 (12.00%) TDD
3 3 (12.00%) Network Design
4 2 (8.00%) Data Management
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) ETL
4 2 (8.00%) Analytics
4 2 (8.00%) Master Data Management
5 1 (4.00%) Data Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Data Governance
5 1 (4.00%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) C++
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (8.00%) NCIE
3 2 (8.00%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) SAP
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (12.00%) F5
3 3 (12.00%) Juniper
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle