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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 49 36 50
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 16 38 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.67% 5.99% 3.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 6.22% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13 31 16
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,802 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
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
565 611 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.17% 96.37% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 466 534 572
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 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 15 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
(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 -4 15 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 23 (41.07%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (30.36%) Java
3 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
4 15 (26.79%) Project Management
5 14 (25.00%) C#
5 14 (25.00%) .NET
5 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 14 (25.00%) WCF
5 14 (25.00%) WPF
6 11 (19.64%) Requirements Analysis
6 11 (19.64%) Software Architecture
6 11 (19.64%) .NET Framework
6 11 (19.64%) Tandem
7 9 (16.07%) Finance
8 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 6 (10.71%) Oracle
9 6 (10.71%) UML
9 6 (10.71%) Cisco
9 6 (10.71%) TOGAF
9 6 (10.71%) Data Architecture
10 5 (8.93%) Zachman Framework
10 5 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (8.93%) Juniper
11 4 (7.14%) MPLS
11 4 (7.14%) OSPF
11 4 (7.14%) BGP
11 4 (7.14%) SLA
11 4 (7.14%) CCIE

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) Lync
3 1 (1.79%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) MPLS
1 4 (7.14%) OSPF
1 4 (7.14%) BGP
2 2 (3.57%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.79%) ROLAP
2 1 (1.79%) SAP BI
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Legal
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 2 (3.57%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) .NET
1 14 (25.00%) WCF
1 14 (25.00%) WPF
2 11 (19.64%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.57%) WF
3 2 (3.57%) LINQ
3 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.57%) J2EE
3 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (1.79%) Middleware
4 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Tandem
2 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) UNIX
3 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.79%) Project Management
4 11 (19.64%) Requirements Analysis
4 11 (19.64%) Software Architecture
5 6 (10.71%) Data Architecture
5 6 (10.71%) TOGAF
5 6 (10.71%) UML
6 5 (8.93%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (7.14%) Migration
7 4 (7.14%) Network Design
7 4 (7.14%) Network Architecture
8 3 (5.36%) OO
8 3 (5.36%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.36%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.57%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.57%) High Availability
9 2 (3.57%) Analytics
9 2 (3.57%) RUP
9 2 (3.57%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) Java
2 14 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (3.57%) PHP
3 2 (3.57%) SQL
3 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.79%) C
4 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.14%) CCIE
2 4 (7.14%) CCNP
2 4 (7.14%) CCIP
2 4 (7.14%) JNCIA
2 4 (7.14%) JNCIE
3 3 (5.36%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) NCIE
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.79%) MCTS
4 1 (1.79%) MCITP
4 1 (1.79%) CCDA
4 1 (1.79%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Windows Intune
2 1 (1.79%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle
2 6 (10.71%) Cisco
3 5 (8.93%) Juniper
4 4 (7.14%) Redback
5 1 (1.79%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.79%) Tableau
5 1 (1.79%) WSO2
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) JBoss
5 1 (1.79%) CommVault
5 1 (1.79%) JDA
5 1 (1.79%) NetApp
5 1 (1.79%) Symantec
5 1 (1.79%) VMware
5 1 (1.79%) Teradata
5 1 (1.79%) Sun
5 1 (1.79%) EMC
5 1 (1.79%) Citrix
5 1 (1.79%) Avaya
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