The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 43 53 67
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 16 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.25% 3.45% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.41% 3.55% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 4
Average salary £62,500 £63,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.57% -12.41%
UK excluding London average salary £63,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+1.60% +4.16%
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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
469 620 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.13% 97.33% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 380 548 498
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Architect
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Architect Salary Trend in Merseyside

Architect
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

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

Architect Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Architect
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Liverpool +1 8 £65,000 +2.36% 1
Southport - 1 £57,500 -
Wirral - 1 - -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

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

1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Java
3 9 (28.13%) UML
3 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
4 8 (25.00%) XML
4 8 (25.00%) .NET
4 8 (25.00%) J2EE
4 8 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
5 7 (21.88%) TOGAF
5 7 (21.88%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (21.88%) Analytics
6 6 (18.75%) Finance
6 6 (18.75%) ETL
6 6 (18.75%) C#
7 5 (15.63%) EDI
7 5 (15.63%) PHP
7 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
7 5 (15.63%) ITIL
7 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
7 5 (15.63%) Migration
7 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
7 5 (15.63%) WCF
7 5 (15.63%) WPF
7 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (15.63%) Office 365
7 5 (15.63%) FMCG
8 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (12.50%) Software Architecture

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP MDM
1 1 (3.13%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Office 365
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.13%) ROLAP
3 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.13%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.13%) SAP BI
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.13%) BODI
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) .NET
1 8 (25.00%) J2EE
1 8 (25.00%) XML
2 5 (15.63%) EDI
2 5 (15.63%) WCF
2 5 (15.63%) WPF
3 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.13%) jQuery
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) FMCG
1 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Tandem
2 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) UML
2 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
3 8 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 7 (21.88%) TOGAF
4 7 (21.88%) Analytics
4 7 (21.88%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (18.75%) ETL
6 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
6 5 (15.63%) ITIL
6 5 (15.63%) Migration
7 4 (12.50%) Project Management
7 4 (12.50%) Software Architecture
7 4 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
9 2 (6.25%) MVC
10 1 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) C#
3 5 (15.63%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Juniper
2 2 (6.25%) Teradata
2 2 (6.25%) SAP
2 2 (6.25%) Tableau
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.13%) Aruba
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £58000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £58000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago