The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 79 62 67
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 190 279 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.35% 4.24% 3.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 4.39% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 145 175 191
Median salary £67,500 £61,215 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.26% +6.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £61,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
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
5500 6357 6929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.09% 96.70% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4663 5074 5570
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,987 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Architect in the job title.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Architect Salary Trend in the North West

Architect
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Architect Salary Histogram in the North West

Architect
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -8 120 £70,000 +13.82% 27
Cheshire +14 49 £66,000 +10.00% 7
Cumbria -4 4 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Merseyside -21 4 £54,000 -22.85% 4
Architect
England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 103 (30.75%) TOGAF
2 90 (26.87%) .NET
3 82 (24.48%) Finance
4 67 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (17.31%) Java
6 56 (16.72%) Oracle
7 52 (15.52%) Presales
8 51 (15.22%) Degree
8 51 (15.22%) C#
8 51 (15.22%) SQL
8 51 (15.22%) Microsoft
9 44 (13.13%) Enterprise Architecture
10 42 (12.54%) SOA
11 39 (11.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 34 (10.15%) SQL Server
12 34 (10.15%) Web Services
13 31 (9.25%) CRM
13 31 (9.25%) Technical Architecture
14 30 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
15 29 (8.66%) Data Centre
15 29 (8.66%) Business Intelligence
16 28 (8.36%) ASP.NET
17 27 (8.06%) J2EE
17 27 (8.06%) Banking
18 26 (7.76%) ITIL
18 26 (7.76%) SaaS
19 25 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
19 25 (7.46%) XML
19 25 (7.46%) Retail
19 25 (7.46%) Requirements Analysis

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (3.88%) CMS
2 11 (3.28%) JBoss
2 11 (3.28%) Tomcat
3 10 (2.99%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (2.69%) Alfresco
4 9 (2.69%) Liferay
4 9 (2.69%) Umbraco
5 8 (2.39%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.49%) Apache
6 5 (1.49%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.90%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.90%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.60%) IIS
9 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.48%) MS Office
3 7 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.69%) SAP FI
2 5 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.90%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.30%) HFM
6 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.30%) SAP EHS
6 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.30%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.76%) SaaS
2 15 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (3.58%) IaaS
5 11 (3.28%) PaaS
6 9 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.79%) Office 365
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.30%) Force.com
8 1 (0.30%) GitHub
8 1 (0.30%) Heroku
8 1 (0.30%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.58%) WAN
2 7 (2.09%) DNS
3 6 (1.79%) Firewall
3 6 (1.79%) LAN
4 4 (1.19%) VoIP
4 4 (1.19%) VPN
5 3 (0.90%) H.323
5 3 (0.90%) Network Security
6 2 (0.60%) CTI
6 2 (0.60%) DHCP
6 2 (0.60%) MPLS
6 2 (0.60%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.30%) HTTP
7 1 (0.30%) Internet
7 1 (0.30%) PBX
7 1 (0.30%) PSTN
7 1 (0.30%) SAN
7 1 (0.30%) Skype
7 1 (0.30%) SS7
7 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.15%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.07%) Big Data
3 15 (4.48%) DB2
4 14 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (3.88%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.58%) MySQL
7 11 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (3.28%) MongoDB
8 10 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (2.69%) Spotfire
10 8 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (2.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.79%) Power BI
12 6 (1.79%) PowerPivot
13 4 (1.19%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.90%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.60%) SAP BW
16 1 (0.30%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 25 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (5.97%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.69%) ERwin
4 4 (1.19%) Selenium
5 3 (0.90%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.90%) IntelliJ
5 3 (0.90%) JUnit
5 3 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.60%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.30%) MorphX
7 1 (0.30%) WebDriver
General
1 82 (24.48%) Finance
2 27 (8.06%) Banking
3 25 (7.46%) Retail
4 18 (5.37%) Marketing
5 11 (3.28%) Legal
6 10 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (2.39%) Games
8 8 (2.39%) Publishing
9 6 (1.79%) Billing
10 4 (1.19%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.60%) Advertising
11 2 (0.60%) Electronics
12 1 (0.30%) Back Office
12 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (26.87%) .NET
2 34 (10.15%) Web Services
3 28 (8.36%) ASP.NET
4 27 (8.06%) J2EE
5 25 (7.46%) XML
6 22 (6.57%) HTML
7 20 (5.97%) SOAP
7 20 (5.97%) XSLT
8 18 (5.37%) CSS
9 14 (4.18%) Java EE
10 12 (3.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (3.58%) REST
10 12 (3.58%) WPF
11 10 (2.99%) HTML5
11 10 (2.99%) jQuery
12 7 (2.09%) CSS3
12 7 (2.09%) JDBC
13 6 (1.79%) Hibernate
13 6 (1.79%) MDX
14 5 (1.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (8.66%) Data Centre
3 18 (5.37%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (4.18%) Visualisation
5 13 (3.88%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.39%) CMDB
6 8 (2.39%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.79%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (1.79%) Social Media
8 5 (1.49%) IVR
9 4 (1.19%) Taxonomies
10 3 (0.90%) FMCG
10 3 (0.90%) User Experience
11 2 (0.60%) FlexPod
11 2 (0.60%) iPad
11 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.60%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.60%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.60%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.37%) Windows
2 8 (2.39%) Unix
3 5 (1.49%) Linux
4 4 (1.19%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.60%) AIX
5 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.30%) Android
6 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.30%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (30.75%) TOGAF
2 67 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (15.52%) Presales
4 44 (13.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 42 (12.54%) SOA
6 39 (11.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (9.25%) CRM
7 31 (9.25%) Technical Architecture
8 29 (8.66%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (7.76%) ITIL
10 25 (7.46%) Requirements Analysis
11 23 (6.87%) SDLC
12 21 (6.27%) Software Engineering
13 20 (5.97%) Zachman Framework
14 19 (5.67%) MVC
14 19 (5.67%) Project Management
14 19 (5.67%) Service Delivery
15 18 (5.37%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (5.37%) Security Architecture
16 17 (5.07%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (17.31%) Java
2 51 (15.22%) C#
2 51 (15.22%) SQL
3 15 (4.48%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.28%) T-SQL
5 9 (2.69%) C
5 9 (2.69%) Scala
6 5 (1.49%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.49%) Python
7 4 (1.19%) ABAP
8 3 (0.90%) Perl
8 3 (0.90%) Ruby
8 3 (0.90%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.30%) PHP
9 1 (0.30%) PL/1
9 1 (0.30%) VB
9 1 (0.30%) X++
Qualifications
1 51 (15.22%) Degree
2 12 (3.58%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.28%) ISEB
4 9 (2.69%) CISM
4 9 (2.69%) CISSP
4 9 (2.69%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.39%) PMI Certification
5 8 (2.39%) PMP
6 6 (1.79%) MBA
7 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.60%) CCNA
9 2 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.60%) MCTS
10 1 (0.30%) EMC Certification
10 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.30%) MCSE
10 1 (0.30%) NCDA
10 1 (0.30%) NCIE
10 1 (0.30%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.69%) QA
2 5 (1.49%) COBIT
2 5 (1.49%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.49%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.49%) SLA
3 3 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.30%) PA-DSS
4 1 (0.30%) RMADS
System Software
1 20 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.19%) Docker
4 2 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.60%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.30%) vCloud
5 1 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (2.39%) Puppet
1 8 (2.39%) SCVMM
2 4 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.60%) SCCM
3 2 (0.60%) SCOM
4 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.30%) Ansible
4 1 (0.30%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 56 (16.72%) Oracle
2 51 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.16%) VMware
4 21 (6.27%) Cisco
5 20 (5.97%) Citrix
6 19 (5.67%) SAP
7 16 (4.78%) NetApp
8 14 (4.18%) HP
9 12 (3.58%) IBM
10 11 (3.28%) EMC
10 11 (3.28%) Juniper
11 10 (2.99%) EPiServer
11 10 (2.99%) Sitecore
12 8 (2.39%) BMC
12 8 (2.39%) CheckPoint
12 8 (2.39%) Informatica
13 6 (1.79%) Cognizant
14 5 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
15 4 (1.19%) Teradata
16 3 (0.90%) webMethods
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Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: Up to £65K + 5K Car allow + Excellent and achievable bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Sanderson
Salary: £62000 - £67000 per annum + Car & Bonus
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Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £85000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £120,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000-£95,000 (Plus Lucrative Package)
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95,000-£120,000 (Plus Lucrative Package)
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£65,000 (Plus Quality Package)
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive Base plus Bonus, 28 days hols, pension sheme, share scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
LSTM
Salary: Up to £62,323 per annum
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Cumbria
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Benefits
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Warrington
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus car, bonus, share scheme, healthcare, pension etc
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Salary: £75000 per annum + £4200 Car Allowance plus benefits
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