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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 29 37 72
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +35
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 27 34 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.73% 5.98% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.93% 6.13% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 26 34 2
Average salary £64,000 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
455 555 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 96.60% 97.54% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 392 489 492
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 20 £66,250 +10.41% 5
Southport - 1 £57,500 -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) Java
3 13 (36.11%) Technical Architecture
4 12 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 11 (30.56%) J2EE
5 11 (30.56%) UML
6 10 (27.78%) XML
6 10 (27.78%) SharePoint
6 10 (27.78%) Migration
6 10 (27.78%) Office 365
7 9 (25.00%) Data Modelling
7 9 (25.00%) .NET
8 8 (22.22%) TOGAF
9 7 (19.44%) Finance
9 7 (19.44%) PHP
9 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
10 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
10 6 (16.67%) Windows
10 6 (16.67%) Scrum
10 6 (16.67%) Content Management
10 6 (16.67%) Degree
10 6 (16.67%) Mathematics
10 6 (16.67%) Analytics
10 6 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (13.89%) FMCG
11 5 (13.89%) Retail
11 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 10 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 6 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Office 365
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (2.78%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.78%) BODI
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Retail
2 5 (13.89%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) J2EE
2 10 (27.78%) XML
3 9 (25.00%) .NET
4 5 (13.89%) EDI
5 1 (2.78%) CSS
5 1 (2.78%) Web Services
5 1 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) FMCG
3 2 (5.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) UNIX
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) Technical Architecture
3 12 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 11 (30.56%) UML
5 10 (27.78%) Migration
6 9 (25.00%) Data Modelling
7 8 (22.22%) TOGAF
8 6 (16.67%) Scrum
8 6 (16.67%) Content Management
8 6 (16.67%) Analytics
9 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
9 5 (13.89%) ITIL
9 5 (13.89%) ETL
9 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
10 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 2 (5.56%) MVC
11 2 (5.56%) Demand Management
11 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
11 2 (5.56%) Investment Management
12 1 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco
3 2 (5.56%) HP
3 2 (5.56%) Citrix
3 2 (5.56%) Juniper
4 1 (2.78%) Tableau
4 1 (2.78%) Aruba
4 1 (2.78%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) Teradata
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