The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Architect
Rank 169 171 178
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 13 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.30% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 8
Average salary £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Senior 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
3228 3675 4062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.08% 94.18% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2671 3032 3523
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 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015.

Senior Architect Salary Histogram in Manchester

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (46.67%) Citrix
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (33.33%) XenApp
4 5 (33.33%) XenServer
4 5 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 5 (33.33%) CCEE
4 5 (33.33%) Clustering
4 5 (33.33%) Publishing
4 5 (33.33%) Migration
4 5 (33.33%) MCITP
4 5 (33.33%) CCA
4 5 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (33.33%) MCSE
4 5 (33.33%) Client/Server
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
6 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (20.00%) CISSP
6 3 (20.00%) C#
6 3 (20.00%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) IIS
6 3 (20.00%) MCSD
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) CISM

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (20.00%) IIS
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
General
1 5 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) JMS
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) JSF
2 1 (6.67%) Java EE
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) Java EE 5
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) Spring Integration
2 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 5 (33.33%) Clustering
3 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
2 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) EAI
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (33.33%) MCITP
3 5 (33.33%) MCSE
3 5 (33.33%) CCA
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (33.33%) CCEE
4 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) CISSP
5 3 (20.00%) MCSD
5 3 (20.00%) CISM
6 2 (13.33%) VCDX
6 2 (13.33%) VCAP
7 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) XenApp
2 5 (33.33%) XenServer
2 5 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) vCloud
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Citrix
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Splunk
2 3 (20.00%) ArcSight
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
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