The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 172 155 179
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 13 23 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% 0.61% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.65% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 2
Average salary £49,000 £55,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.90% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,000 £45,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £82,500 £58,400
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -
Technical 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
3853 3554 3726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.23% 94.17% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3216 3090 3277
Average salary £37,500 £35,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Technical Architect Salary Trend in Manchester

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Technical Architect Salary Histogram in Manchester

Technical 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 Technical Architect within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
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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
Rochdale - 4 £45,750 -
Stockport - 2 £45,000 -
Technical Architect
North West

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 20 (76.92%) .NET
2 19 (73.08%) C#
3 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (61.54%) WPF
4 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
5 12 (46.15%) WCF
5 12 (46.15%) MVC
6 11 (42.31%) Java
7 8 (30.77%) Project Management
8 7 (26.92%) SQL
8 7 (26.92%) Tandem
8 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
8 7 (26.92%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (26.92%) Software Architecture
9 6 (23.08%) CSS
9 6 (23.08%) HTML
10 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
10 5 (19.23%) HTML5
10 5 (19.23%) CSS3
10 5 (19.23%) jQuery
11 4 (15.38%) Kanban
11 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
11 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (15.38%) Coaching
11 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (15.38%) SOA
11 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
11 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
11 4 (15.38%) Technical Architecture

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) Node.js
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
1 4 (15.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Apache Ivy
1 2 (7.69%) Ant
1 2 (7.69%) JUnit
1 2 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (76.92%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) WPF
3 12 (46.15%) WCF
4 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
5 6 (23.08%) CSS
5 6 (23.08%) HTML
6 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
6 5 (19.23%) HTML5
6 5 (19.23%) CSS3
6 5 (19.23%) jQuery
7 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (7.69%) JMS
8 2 (7.69%) J2EE
8 2 (7.69%) SOAP
8 2 (7.69%) Struts
8 2 (7.69%) Web Services
8 2 (7.69%) Spring Web Flow
8 2 (7.69%) Spring MVC
8 2 (7.69%) Java EE
8 2 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Tandem
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) MVC
3 8 (30.77%) Project Management
4 7 (26.92%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (26.92%) Software Architecture
5 4 (15.38%) Kanban
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 4 (15.38%) Coaching
5 4 (15.38%) SOA
5 4 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (15.38%) Scrum
6 3 (11.54%) CRM
6 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.85%) Workflow
8 1 (3.85%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) C#
2 11 (42.31%) Java
3 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) COBOL
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Sitecore