The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Architect
Rank 216 235 244
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Architect 36 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.044% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.047% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 32 3 5
Average salary £57,500 £70,000 £51,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +36.91%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.00%
Applications Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7046 6451 7066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.72% 94.18% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5724 5545 6120
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Applications Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Applications Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Applications Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Applications Architect Salary Trend in the North West

Applications Architect
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Architect across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Applications Architect Salary Histogram in the North West

Applications Architect
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Cheshire +6 16 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Manchester - 16 £57,500 - 1
Merseyside - 4 £55,000 -
Applications Architect
England

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Applications 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 Applications Architect in their job title.

1 37 (68.52%) Finance
2 36 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (53.70%) UML
3 29 (53.70%) Waterfall
4 25 (46.30%) J2EE
4 25 (46.30%) DB2
4 25 (46.30%) Java
4 25 (46.30%) COBOL
4 25 (46.30%) CICS
4 25 (46.30%) Banking
4 25 (46.30%) Mainframe
4 25 (46.30%) Risk Analysis
5 12 (22.22%) Project Management
6 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
7 10 (18.52%) .NET
8 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 8 (14.81%) TDD
10 7 (12.96%) TOGAF
10 7 (12.96%) Scrum
10 7 (12.96%) HTML
10 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
10 7 (12.96%) Data Architecture
10 7 (12.96%) SaaS
11 6 (11.11%) C#
11 6 (11.11%) SOA
11 6 (11.11%) RAD
11 6 (11.11%) Internet
11 6 (11.11%) PRINCE
11 6 (11.11%) Quality Management
11 6 (11.11%) CMMI

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Applications 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 Applications Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (46.30%) CICS
2 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) PaaS
2 1 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (46.30%) DB2
2 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (68.52%) Finance
2 25 (46.30%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Retail
3 4 (7.41%) Legal
4 2 (3.70%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (46.30%) J2EE
2 10 (18.52%) .NET
3 7 (12.96%) HTML
4 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
4 5 (9.26%) CSS
5 4 (7.41%) WCF
6 3 (5.56%) HTML5
7 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (3.70%) WPF
7 2 (3.70%) WF
7 2 (3.70%) LINQ
8 1 (1.85%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.85%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 25 (46.30%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (53.70%) UML
2 29 (53.70%) Waterfall
3 25 (46.30%) Risk Analysis
4 12 (22.22%) Project Management
5 8 (14.81%) TDD
6 7 (12.96%) Data Architecture
6 7 (12.96%) TOGAF
6 7 (12.96%) Scrum
7 6 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 6 (11.11%) Quality Management
7 6 (11.11%) CMMI
7 6 (11.11%) SOA
7 6 (11.11%) PRINCE
7 6 (11.11%) RAD
7 6 (11.11%) Supplier Management
7 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (11.11%) Matrix Management
8 5 (9.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) COBOL
1 25 (46.30%) Java
2 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.11%) C#
4 4 (7.41%) SQL
4 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) COBIT
2 4 (7.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle
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