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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 184 159 176
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 6 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.64% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.68% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 22 10
Average salary £55,000 £49,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £43,600
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £82,500 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
3913 3527 3700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.09% 94.33% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3308 3049 3278
Average salary £37,608 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.46% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
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 22 October 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 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 2 £49,000 -
Technical Architect
North West

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 17 (70.83%) C#
1 17 (70.83%) .NET
2 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 15 (62.50%) WPF
4 12 (50.00%) WCF
4 12 (50.00%) Java
5 11 (45.83%) MVC
6 8 (33.33%) Project Management
7 7 (29.17%) Tandem
7 7 (29.17%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
7 7 (29.17%) Software Architecture
8 6 (25.00%) SQL
9 5 (20.83%) Finance
10 4 (16.67%) Internet
10 4 (16.67%) Firewall
10 4 (16.67%) Scrum
10 4 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 4 (16.67%) CSS
10 4 (16.67%) SOA
10 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
10 4 (16.67%) HTML
10 4 (16.67%) HTML5
10 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
10 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 4 (16.67%) Coaching

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1 (4.17%) Node.js
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
1 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Ant
2 2 (8.33%) Maven
2 2 (8.33%) JUnit
2 2 (8.33%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Law
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) .NET
2 15 (62.50%) WPF
3 12 (50.00%) WCF
4 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
5 4 (16.67%) CSS
5 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 4 (16.67%) HTML
5 4 (16.67%) HTML5
5 4 (16.67%) jQuery
6 3 (12.50%) CSS3
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (8.33%) Spring
7 2 (8.33%) Java EE
7 2 (8.33%) SOAP
7 2 (8.33%) Struts
7 2 (8.33%) Web Services
7 2 (8.33%) J2EE
7 2 (8.33%) JMS
7 2 (8.33%) Spring MVC
7 2 (8.33%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Tandem
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (4.17%) Open Source
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) MVC
3 8 (33.33%) Project Management
4 7 (29.17%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (29.17%) Software Architecture
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
5 4 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (16.67%) SOA
5 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.67%) Coaching
5 4 (16.67%) Kanban
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) CRM
7 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.17%) OOP
7 1 (4.17%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) C#
2 12 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) COBOL
6 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) IBM
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Sencha
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