The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 38 39 58
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 32 27 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.01% 4.45% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.25% 4.58% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 25 23 17
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £43,503 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £83,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +0.81%
Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
609 589 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.31% 97.03% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 512 508 602
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Architect
North West

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +7 30 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Southport - 1 £45,000 -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 26 (37.14%) Java
2 23 (32.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (28.57%) C#
3 20 (28.57%) .NET
3 20 (28.57%) Oracle
4 19 (27.14%) OO
5 17 (24.29%) SQL Server
5 17 (24.29%) WCF
5 17 (24.29%) WPF
6 15 (21.43%) Project Management
6 15 (21.43%) OOD
7 14 (20.00%) UML
7 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 12 (17.14%) MySQL
8 12 (17.14%) SOA
9 11 (15.71%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (15.71%) Tandem
9 11 (15.71%) Software Architecture
10 10 (14.29%) Middleware
11 9 (12.86%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (11.43%) MVC
12 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
12 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET
12 8 (11.43%) WSO2
13 7 (10.00%) Data Architecture
13 7 (10.00%) Finance
14 6 (8.57%) Cisco
15 5 (7.14%) Cisco Certification

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.43%) Apache
2 1 (1.43%) Lync
2 1 (1.43%) Mule
2 1 (1.43%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) MPLS
1 4 (5.71%) OSPF
1 4 (5.71%) BGP
2 2 (2.86%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.86%) SAN
3 1 (1.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.14%) MySQL
3 5 (7.14%) Big Data
4 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.43%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.43%) ROLAP
5 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.43%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
1 3 (4.29%) MSTest
1 3 (4.29%) Moq
1 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.29%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Retail
3 4 (5.71%) Legal
4 3 (4.29%) Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Law
6 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.57%) .NET
2 17 (24.29%) WCF
2 17 (24.29%) WPF
3 14 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 10 (14.29%) Middleware
5 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET
6 5 (7.14%) LINQ
7 4 (5.71%) HTML
8 3 (4.29%) CSS
8 3 (4.29%) Web Services
8 3 (4.29%) WF
8 3 (4.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (1.43%) J2EE
10 1 (1.43%) MapReduce
10 1 (1.43%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Tandem
2 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.43%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (2.86%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) UNIX
3 1 (1.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (27.14%) OO
3 15 (21.43%) Project Management
3 15 (21.43%) OOD
4 14 (20.00%) UML
5 12 (17.14%) SOA
6 11 (15.71%) Requirements Analysis
6 11 (15.71%) Software Architecture
7 9 (12.86%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (11.43%) MVC
9 7 (10.00%) Data Architecture
10 5 (7.14%) DSDM
10 5 (7.14%) RUP
10 5 (7.14%) Scrum
10 5 (7.14%) Data Management
10 5 (7.14%) TOGAF
10 5 (7.14%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.14%) Operations Management
11 4 (5.71%) Analytics
11 4 (5.71%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.14%) Java
2 20 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.29%) SQL
4 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.71%) JNCIA
2 4 (5.71%) JNCIE
2 4 (5.71%) CCIE
2 4 (5.71%) CCNP
2 4 (5.71%) CCIP
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.43%) CCDA
3 1 (1.43%) CCDP
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.43%) MCTS
3 1 (1.43%) MCITP
3 1 (1.43%) NCIE
3 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) vSphere
1 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Nagios
2 1 (1.43%) SCCM
2 1 (1.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (28.57%) Oracle
2 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.43%) WSO2
4 6 (8.57%) Cisco
5 5 (7.14%) Juniper
6 4 (5.71%) Redback
7 2 (2.86%) JBoss
8 1 (1.43%) Symantec
8 1 (1.43%) Avaya
8 1 (1.43%) CommVault
8 1 (1.43%) JDA
8 1 (1.43%) NetApp
8 1 (1.43%) EMC
8 1 (1.43%) Citrix
8 1 (1.43%) Sun
8 1 (1.43%) SAP
8 1 (1.43%) VMware
8 1 (1.43%) Teradata
8 1 (1.43%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.43%) ArcSight
St. Helens, Merseyside
EXCELerate
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Bonus, Car, Corporate Benefits Packa
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago