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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 142 172 176
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 38 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.06% 0.47% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.50% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 10
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £42,500 £48,150
10% offered a salary of more than £63,200 £57,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £63,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.51%
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
3411 3782 3907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.20% 94.53% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2827 3113 3383
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 £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 July 2015.

Technical Architect Salary Histogram in Manchester

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 31 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (32.26%) Mentoring
3 19 (30.65%) VMware
4 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (27.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
5 17 (27.42%) Windows
6 16 (25.81%) MS Exchange
7 14 (22.58%) .NET
8 13 (20.97%) Active Directory
8 13 (20.97%) IBM
8 13 (20.97%) Business Continuity
9 12 (19.35%) MVC
9 12 (19.35%) C#
9 12 (19.35%) Data Centre
10 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
10 11 (17.74%) HP
10 11 (17.74%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (16.13%) Citrix
11 10 (16.13%) E-Commerce
11 10 (16.13%) Java
11 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
12 9 (14.52%) Web Services
12 9 (14.52%) Cisco
12 9 (14.52%) Middleware
12 9 (14.52%) Coaching
13 8 (12.90%) Performance Improvement
13 8 (12.90%) JCL
13 8 (12.90%) Mainframe
13 8 (12.90%) CICS

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 16 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.90%) CICS
3 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.23%) Umbraco
5 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.61%) Apache
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.84%) Office 365
3 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.61%) SaaS
4 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) Firewall
2 6 (9.68%) WAN
2 6 (9.68%) MPLS
2 6 (9.68%) BGP
3 4 (6.45%) LAN
4 3 (4.84%) Network Security
5 2 (3.23%) Internet
6 1 (1.61%) Wireless
6 1 (1.61%) WLAN
6 1 (1.61%) HTTP
6 1 (1.61%) DNS
6 1 (1.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) Easytrieve
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.58%) .NET
2 9 (14.52%) Web Services
2 9 (14.52%) Middleware
3 7 (11.29%) HTML
3 7 (11.29%) .NET Framework
3 7 (11.29%) CSS
4 6 (9.68%) Entity Framework
4 6 (9.68%) WCF
4 6 (9.68%) jQuery
4 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET
4 6 (9.68%) XML
5 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.23%) Spring
6 2 (3.23%) J2EE
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.90%) Mainframe
2 8 (12.90%) VSAM
3 7 (11.29%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (6.45%) FlexPod
5 2 (3.23%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.23%) New Media
6 1 (1.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.42%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Mentoring
2 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.97%) Business Continuity
4 12 (19.35%) MVC
5 11 (17.74%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (16.13%) E-Commerce
7 9 (14.52%) Coaching
8 8 (12.90%) Performance Improvement
8 8 (12.90%) ITIL
8 8 (12.90%) Service Management
9 7 (11.29%) Change Management
9 7 (11.29%) SOA
10 6 (9.68%) SEO
10 6 (9.68%) Data Management
10 6 (9.68%) TDD
10 6 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (8.06%) Migration
11 5 (8.06%) Project Management
12 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (6.45%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.35%) C#
2 10 (16.13%) Java
2 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.90%) COBOL
3 8 (12.90%) JCL
4 7 (11.29%) Assembly Language
4 7 (11.29%) REXX
5 4 (6.45%) C
6 2 (3.23%) SQL
7 1 (1.61%) Python
7 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (11.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (9.68%) CCNP
3 4 (6.45%) CCNA
3 4 (6.45%) CCDA
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.84%) MCTS
4 3 (4.84%) VCDX
4 3 (4.84%) NCDA
4 3 (4.84%) VCAP
5 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) CCSE
5 1 (1.61%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.61%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.61%) CISSP
5 1 (1.61%) MCP
5 1 (1.61%) MCSE
5 1 (1.61%) MCSA
5 1 (1.61%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 17 (27.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (20.97%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.06%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.45%) vSphere
5 3 (4.84%) vCloud
6 1 (1.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (30.65%) VMware
3 13 (20.97%) IBM
4 11 (17.74%) HP
5 10 (16.13%) Citrix
6 9 (14.52%) Cisco
7 8 (12.90%) Oracle
8 6 (9.68%) Red Hat
9 5 (8.06%) NetApp
10 4 (6.45%) Symantec
10 4 (6.45%) Veeam
11 2 (3.23%) AppSense
11 2 (3.23%) EMC
12 1 (1.61%) CA
12 1 (1.61%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (1.61%) Cognos
12 1 (1.61%) Novell
12 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint