The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 77 74 73
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 245 226 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.35% 3.37% 3.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 3.53% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 201 180 230
Average salary £60,000 £63,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.51% +5.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £64,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
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
6897 6394 7659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.33% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5931 5407 6751
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 24 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Manchester +6 142 £55,000 - 17
Cheshire +5 75 £60,000 -7.69% 6
Merseyside +4 17 £62,500 -1.57% 2
Cumbria 0 4 £52,000 +15.55%
Lancashire -20 2 £52,500 -19.23% 2
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 194 (38.57%) Finance
2 151 (30.02%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (20.87%) .NET
4 103 (20.48%) Java
5 102 (20.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 96 (19.09%) Windows
7 95 (18.89%) Microsoft
8 90 (17.89%) SQL Server
9 83 (16.50%) SQL
9 83 (16.50%) Mainframe
10 82 (16.30%) Mentoring
11 76 (15.11%) C#
12 73 (14.51%) Risk Analysis
13 72 (14.31%) Banking
13 72 (14.31%) Waterfall
14 67 (13.32%) TOGAF
15 64 (12.72%) UML
16 63 (12.52%) VMware
17 62 (12.33%) J2EE
17 62 (12.33%) DB2
18 54 (10.74%) IBM
18 54 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
19 51 (10.14%) Oracle
19 51 (10.14%) Cisco
20 50 (9.94%) ITIL
20 50 (9.94%) Internet
20 50 (9.94%) Middleware
21 48 (9.54%) ASP.NET
21 48 (9.54%) UNIX
22 47 (9.34%) COBOL

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 45 (8.95%) CICS
2 25 (4.97%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.78%) WebSphere
4 16 (3.18%) WebLogic
5 11 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (1.79%) Apache
7 7 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
8 6 (1.19%) nginx
8 6 (1.19%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.99%) IIS
10 4 (0.80%) ArchestrA
11 3 (0.60%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.60%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.40%) JBoss
12 2 (0.40%) Lync
12 2 (0.40%) Node.js
12 2 (0.40%) SAS
12 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (3.98%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.39%) MS Office
3 5 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.40%) SPSS
5 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.20%) Edge Animate
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.19%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.60%) SAP MDM
4 2 (0.40%) SAP QM
4 2 (0.40%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.20%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.20%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.98%) SaaS
4 14 (2.78%) PaaS
5 12 (2.39%) Office 365
6 8 (1.59%) IaaS
7 4 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.40%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.20%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 50 (9.94%) Internet
2 30 (5.96%) SAN
3 27 (5.37%) Firewall
4 17 (3.38%) LAN
4 17 (3.38%) Wireless
5 15 (2.98%) WAN
6 10 (1.99%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.79%) VPN
8 8 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (1.59%) iSCSI
9 6 (1.19%) IPsec
9 6 (1.19%) NAS
9 6 (1.19%) SNMP
10 5 (0.99%) VLAN
11 4 (0.80%) WAAS
11 4 (0.80%) Network Security
12 3 (0.60%) FTP
13 2 (0.40%) MPLS
13 2 (0.40%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.40%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (17.89%) SQL Server
2 62 (12.33%) DB2
3 26 (5.17%) Relational Database
4 25 (4.97%) Oracle Database
4 25 (4.97%) RDBMS
5 24 (4.77%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (4.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (4.37%) MySQL
6 22 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (3.38%) Big Data
9 16 (3.18%) Oracle Exadata
9 16 (3.18%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (2.58%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.39%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.19%) Data Mining
12 6 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.99%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.39%) MSI
4 2 (0.40%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.40%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.20%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.20%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.20%) Ant
5 1 (0.20%) JIRA
5 1 (0.20%) Aptana Studio
5 1 (0.20%) Sublime Text
General
1 194 (38.57%) Finance
2 72 (14.31%) Banking
3 34 (6.76%) Retail
4 18 (3.58%) Financial Institution
5 12 (2.39%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.19%) Law
7 5 (0.99%) Billing
7 5 (0.99%) Local Government
8 4 (0.80%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.60%) Marketing
9 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.60%) Advertising
10 2 (0.40%) Legal
10 2 (0.40%) Back Office
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (20.87%) .NET
2 62 (12.33%) J2EE
3 50 (9.94%) Middleware
4 48 (9.54%) ASP.NET
5 44 (8.75%) WCF
6 42 (8.35%) Web Services
7 32 (6.36%) XML
8 29 (5.77%) WPF
9 28 (5.57%) HTML
10 23 (4.57%) CSS
10 23 (4.57%) .NET Framework
11 22 (4.37%) HTML5
12 19 (3.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (3.58%) WebSphere MQ
14 17 (3.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 17 (3.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (3.18%) JSON
16 15 (2.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 15 (2.98%) ASP.NET Web API
17 12 (2.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 83 (16.50%) Mainframe
2 37 (7.36%) Tandem
3 34 (6.76%) IBM Mainframe
4 22 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (3.98%) FlexPod
6 16 (3.18%) Inversion of Control
7 15 (2.98%) User Experience
8 12 (2.39%) FMCG
9 10 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.79%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.19%) Data Integration
12 5 (0.99%) CMDB
12 5 (0.99%) Open Source
12 5 (0.99%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.80%) Life Science
13 4 (0.80%) Clustering
13 4 (0.80%) Smart Meter
14 3 (0.60%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.60%) Computer Science
15 2 (0.40%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 96 (19.09%) Windows
2 48 (9.54%) UNIX
3 35 (6.96%) Linux
4 25 (4.97%) Solaris
4 25 (4.97%) AIX
5 18 (3.58%) HPUX
5 18 (3.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (3.18%) SUSE
6 16 (3.18%) OS/400
6 16 (3.18%) zOS
7 7 (1.39%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.99%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.60%) Android
10 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.40%) Debian
11 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.20%) CentOS
12 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (30.02%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (20.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 82 (16.30%) Mentoring
4 73 (14.51%) Risk Analysis
5 72 (14.31%) Waterfall
6 67 (13.32%) TOGAF
7 64 (12.72%) UML
8 50 (9.94%) ITIL
9 42 (8.35%) Project Management
10 38 (7.55%) Migration
11 37 (7.36%) Coaching
12 36 (7.16%) SOA
13 34 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
13 34 (6.76%) Enterprise Architecture
13 34 (6.76%) Technical Architecture
13 34 (6.76%) Analytics
14 32 (6.36%) OO
15 31 (6.16%) MVC
16 29 (5.77%) Problem Management
17 27 (5.37%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 103 (20.48%) Java
2 83 (16.50%) SQL
3 76 (15.11%) C#
4 47 (9.34%) COBOL
5 40 (7.95%) T-SQL
6 32 (6.36%) JavaScript
7 22 (4.37%) PHP
8 10 (1.99%) Python
9 7 (1.39%) C++
10 5 (0.99%) Ruby
11 4 (0.80%) C
12 3 (0.60%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.60%) Perl
12 3 (0.60%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.60%) VBA
13 2 (0.40%) VB
13 2 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 40 (7.95%) Security Cleared
2 35 (6.96%) Degree
3 32 (6.36%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (1.99%) CCA
6 10 (1.99%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.59%) MCSD
8 8 (1.59%) MCSE
9 7 (1.39%) CCEA
10 6 (1.19%) CCDP
11 5 (0.99%) CCNP
12 4 (0.80%) CCIE
13 3 (0.60%) JNCIS
13 3 (0.60%) JNCIP
13 3 (0.60%) CCEE
13 3 (0.60%) CCIA
14 2 (0.40%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.39%) QA
2 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (5.77%) Hyper-V
3 17 (3.38%) KVM
4 13 (2.58%) Active Directory
5 11 (2.19%) vSphere
6 10 (1.99%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (1.39%) VMware ESX
7 7 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.39%) vCloud
8 3 (0.60%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.60%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.40%) XenApp
9 2 (0.40%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (3.58%) Tivoli
2 11 (2.19%) SCCM
3 7 (1.39%) SCOM
3 7 (1.39%) AppDNA
4 6 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.19%) OpenNMS
5 5 (0.99%) Puppet
6 4 (0.80%) Windows Intune
7 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.20%) Cacti
8 1 (0.20%) nmon
Vendors
1 95 (18.89%) Microsoft
2 63 (12.52%) VMware
3 54 (10.74%) IBM
4 51 (10.14%) Cisco
4 51 (10.14%) Oracle
5 37 (7.36%) Juniper
6 29 (5.77%) Citrix
7 27 (5.37%) NetApp
8 25 (4.97%) HP
9 24 (4.77%) EMC
10 20 (3.98%) Red Hat
11 18 (3.58%) F5
12 17 (3.38%) Symantec
13 16 (3.18%) Brocade
13 16 (3.18%) CheckPoint
13 16 (3.18%) BMC
13 16 (3.18%) CA
13 16 (3.18%) SAP
14 10 (1.99%) Dell
15 7 (1.39%) Business Objects
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