The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 181 174 161
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 8 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.20% 0.34% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.35% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 11
Average salary £62,500 £51,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.54% -2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3874 3983 3666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.72% 95.52% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3229 3446 3313
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Technical Architect
North West

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) HTML
3 5 (25.00%) CSS
4 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 4 (20.00%) J2EE
4 4 (20.00%) MySQL
4 4 (20.00%) OOD
4 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) Terminal Services
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (20.00%) Ajax
4 4 (20.00%) HTML5
4 4 (20.00%) BDD
4 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (20.00%) CSS3
4 4 (20.00%) Django
4 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 4 (20.00%) Scala
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (15.00%) vSphere
5 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (15.00%) Xen
5 3 (15.00%) Data Management

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) Commerce Server
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Orchard CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) LAN
1 3 (15.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
1 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) CSS
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) Ajax
2 4 (20.00%) Django
2 4 (20.00%) J2EE
2 4 (20.00%) HTML5
2 4 (20.00%) CSS3
3 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) Middleware
3 3 (15.00%) LAMP
4 2 (10.00%) .NET
4 2 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) AIX
2 3 (15.00%) HPUX
2 3 (15.00%) Solaris
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) TDD
2 4 (20.00%) OOD
2 4 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 4 (20.00%) BDD
3 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.00%) ERP
3 3 (15.00%) Data Management
4 2 (10.00%) Logistics
4 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Matrix Management
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCP
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (5.00%) MCTS
1 1 (5.00%) MCITP
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (20.00%) Terminal Services
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.00%) Xen
2 3 (15.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Citrix
1 4 (20.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) NetApp
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) EMC
3 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (10.00%) Endeca
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago