The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 53 63 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 2 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.46% 0.49% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.60% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Average salary £70,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -3.84%
Technical Architecture
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
347 497 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.04% 81.21% 80.85%
Number of salaries quoted 265 400 448
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Technical Architecture
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Technical Architecture Salary Trend in Merseyside

Technical Architecture
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 August 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 +9 2 £70,000 +55.55%
Technical Architecture
North West

Technical Architecture
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) UML

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree