The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Architect
Rank 213 244 247
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Architect 29 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.041% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.043% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 6
Average salary £56,250 £72,500 £51,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.41% +41.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £72,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £86,500 £59,313
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6594 6939 7170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.75% 94.82% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5325 5948 6330
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Architect
England

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 22 July 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 22 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
Cheshire - 13 £56,250 -
Manchester +18 10 £57,500 -36.11%
Merseyside - 6 £55,000 -
Applications Architect
England

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 26 (60.47%) Finance
2 24 (55.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (39.53%) UML
3 17 (39.53%) Waterfall
4 14 (32.56%) Java
4 14 (32.56%) J2EE
5 13 (30.23%) COBOL
5 13 (30.23%) DB2
5 13 (30.23%) CICS
5 13 (30.23%) Mainframe
5 13 (30.23%) Banking
5 13 (30.23%) Risk Analysis
6 12 (27.91%) Project Management
7 11 (25.58%) .NET
8 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
9 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
10 7 (16.28%) C#
10 7 (16.28%) HTML
10 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
11 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
11 6 (13.95%) RAD
11 6 (13.95%) SOA
11 6 (13.95%) PRINCE
11 6 (13.95%) Internet
11 6 (13.95%) Quality Management
11 6 (13.95%) CMMI
11 6 (13.95%) MVC
11 6 (13.95%) Risk Management
11 6 (13.95%) Scrum
11 6 (13.95%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 13 (30.23%) CICS
2 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) DB2
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (60.47%) Finance
2 13 (30.23%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Legal
4 2 (4.65%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) J2EE
2 11 (25.58%) .NET
3 7 (16.28%) HTML
4 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
4 6 (13.95%) WCF
5 4 (9.30%) CSS
6 3 (6.98%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (6.98%) HTML5
6 3 (6.98%) AppFabric
7 2 (4.65%) WPF
7 2 (4.65%) WF
7 2 (4.65%) LINQ
8 1 (2.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (39.53%) UML
2 17 (39.53%) Waterfall
3 13 (30.23%) Risk Analysis
4 12 (27.91%) Project Management
5 6 (13.95%) Quality Management
5 6 (13.95%) CMMI
5 6 (13.95%) Scrum
5 6 (13.95%) TDD
5 6 (13.95%) TOGAF
5 6 (13.95%) SOA
5 6 (13.95%) PRINCE
5 6 (13.95%) RAD
5 6 (13.95%) Matrix Management
5 6 (13.95%) MVC
5 6 (13.95%) Risk Management
5 6 (13.95%) Supplier Management
5 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (13.95%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (13.95%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) Java
2 13 (30.23%) COBOL
3 7 (16.28%) C#
3 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) SQL
4 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) COBIT
2 4 (9.30%) SLA
3 3 (6.98%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle